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'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians 0

'Bagpipe lung' warning for wind musicians

Trumpeters, saxophonists and pipers beware - playing a wind instrument could damage your lungs, UK doctors warn in the journal Thorax.They describe a rare but fatal case of what they are now calling "bagpipe lung" in a 61-year-old patient.

Bali police murder: UK man confesses to hitting officer 0

Bali police murder: UK man confesses to hitting officer

A British man has reportedly admitted he had a violent confrontation with a police officer on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.David James Taylor, 33, and his Australian girlfriend Sara Connor, 45, have been detained over the death of Wayan Sudarsa.

Horrific aftermath of Gaziantep wedding blast 0

Horrific aftermath of Gaziantep wedding blast

Just before 11pm when the party was beginning to wind down, a resident heard a huge blast.His cousin, Mesut Bozkurt spent the night going to Gaziantep's hospitals and police stations searching for news of Hakki.

Two new witnesses cast doubt on for 'Serial' star Adnan Syed's alibi 0

Two new witnesses cast doubt on for 'Serial' star Adnan Syed's alibi

Just over a month after "Serial" podcast star Adnan Syed was granted a new trial, two witnesses have come forward calling into question the veracity of the woman who is his sole alibi.That witness, Asia Chapman, testified at Syed's post-conviction hearing saying that despite writing two letters and submitting an affidavit to defense attorney Christina Gutierrez, no one ever reached out to her.

Amid death in Aleppo, a spark of life 0

Amid death in Aleppo, a spark of life

But birth by emergency cesarean section, after the mother is seriously injured by a bomb in war-torn Aleppo, is something else altogether.Now on a gurney, Mayissa's arm and leg broken, she is in shock as doctors all too familiar with massive injury remove inch-long pieces of shrapnel from her body.

Why are India's farmers killing themselves? 0

Why are India's farmers killing themselves?

He set out to document the conditions that would lead farmers to kill themselves because of the debt and crop loss caused by the changing weather.We think the energy we're using is cheap, but its costs are actually deferred.

Turkey shells ISIS, Kurds in northern Syria 0

Turkey shells ISIS, Kurds in northern Syria

Soldiers struck ISIS position in Jerablus and struck the Democratic Union Party (PYD) positions in Manbij.The PYD is a Kurdish opposition party with links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK -- an entity Turkey has been fighting for years.

State Department will give up additional Clinton emails 0

State Department will give up additional Clinton emails

The State Department said Monday that they will be releasing a portion of 14,900 Hillary Clinton emails discovered by the FBI in the course of their investigation into her use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.These additional emails will also be processed and released by the State Department, this time in response to a Freedom of Information Act request by conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, — although when is yet to be determined.

#HongKongisnotChina: 'Arrival' film blunder draws scorn 0

#HongKongisnotChina: 'Arrival' film blunder draws scorn

The sci-fi flick waded into a firestorm of controversy when newly-released promotional posters showed Hong Kong's skyline but with a very alien addition -- Shanghai's Oriental Pearl Tower.Was Hong Kong's famously dense and soaring skyline simply not impressive enough that it needed to borrow a tower from Shanghai -- 1,226 kilometers ( 762 miles) to the north?

Planes grounded as deadly weather hits Japan 0

Planes grounded as deadly weather hits Japan

(CNN)Typhoon Mindulle is roaring over Tokyo after making landfall earlier Monday, one of two storms which have lashed Japan over the past two days, killing one person and injuring 11.local time on the country's east coast.

The White House says Obama is more focused on response than optics in Louisiana

White House spokesman Josh Earnest pushed back at critics who have scolded President Obama for his response to what has been called the country's worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, saying on Monday that "there is all too common temptation to focus on politics and optics.They're "well served by coordinated government response.

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