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January 14, 2019 5:04 PM France to cull wild boar at Belgium border in swine fever alert

PARIS (Reuters) - France will cull all wild boar in a zone along the Belgian border to try and avoid an outbreak of a deadly swine disease after new cases were discovered nearby in Belgium, the French agriculture ministry said on Monday. France has been on alert for African swine fever since the virus was confirmed in September among wild boar in Belgium 156

December 19, 2018 11:16 PM Ireland unveils 'stark' contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland on Wednesday disclosed its first major set of contingency plans in case Britain crashes out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal, including possible emergency measures to avoid any shortages of medicines and food. Deputy Prime Minister Simon Coveney described the plans as “stark”, but said his government was not yet making 86

December 19, 2018 2:33 PM 133 million cars are 'lost' here every year

Brits spend 35 million hours a year looking for their parked cars, according to research. A survey of 2,000 drivers revealed over one third regularly forget where their car is parked, and on average ‘lose’ their vehicle once a month. A further one in 20 drivers said they struggle to locate their parked car on a weekly basis. According to the data, it commonly 133

December 17, 2018 5:25 PM Nick Foles will start for Eagles, but Carson Wentz still not on IR

Pederson told reporters that the Eagles want to give the injured Carson Wentz another week to recover from his back injury, and that they will not put Wentz on injured reserve yet. Foles, last season's Super Bowl MVP, led Philadelphia to an unlikely 30-23 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night. He finished 24-of-31 for 270 yards and an interception 85

December 8, 2018 10:45 AM Malaysian Muslims stage rally to uphold Malay privileges

Thousands of protesters take a part in a rally to celebrate the government's move to withdraw plans to ratify a U.N. anti-discrimination convention at Independent Square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. Thousands of Malaysian Muslims are rallying in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip ethnic Malay majority of their privileges 95

December 4, 2018 9:17 PM Body found on Costa Rican property is missing Florida woman, security guard detained in her murder: officials

A body found on a property in Costa Rica on Monday was reportedly confirmed to be that of Carla Stefaniak, a Florida woman who disappeared last week while on vacation for her birthday. A body that was found on a property in Costa Rica on Monday was confirmed to be that of Carla Stefaniak, a Florida woman who disappeared last week while on vacation 92

December 4, 2018 6:08 PM SpaceX delay may mean 36,000 wormy passengers are too old for their planned experiments

Scientists will send thousands of <em>C. elegans</em> up to space in hopes of understanding muscle loss in astronauts. (Shutterstock) Thousands of microscopic worms will be launched into space — wriggling around in SpaceX's next cargo shipment to the International Space Station aboard the SpaceX Dragon. But the launch, which was planned for today 113

November 28, 2018 11:46 PM Global warming will increase heat-related death and disease

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Climate change is making more people around the world vulnerable to heat exposure, putting them at greater risk of heart and kidney disease, heat stress, and other heat-related killers, scientists warned on Wednesday. Global warming’s effects look most serious for ageing and urban populations and people with chronic health 122

November 28, 2018 9:17 PM Britain sets out the scenarios

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s government and the Bank of England warned on Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would hammer the economy, while Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the European Union, opposed by many lawmakers, could soften the blow. Below are the main points of an analysis published by the government that covers the 15 years after 82

November 23, 2018 9:05 AM South Koreans lock themselves up to escape prison of daily life

HONGCHEON, South Korea (Reuters) - For most people, prison is a place to escape from. For South Koreans in need of a break from the demands of everyday life, a day in a faux jail is the escape. “This prison gives me a sense of freedom,” said Park Hye-ri, a 28-year-old office worker who paid $90 to spend 24 hours locked up in a mock prison. Since 2013, the “Prison 84