Gatlinburg wildfire death toll increases to 10; officials continue to investigate
Downtown Gatlinburg remains closed to the public as wildfires continue to burn near town.
Growing Number of Sleep Deaths Linked to Crib Bumpers
New research shows that bumpers themselves may be even more hazardous than initially thought, leading researchers to make a strong call to ban all crib bumpers in the U.S.
Bird Flu Death Toll Reaches 20 in China, Source of Infection Unknown
Posted on April 21, 2013 The death toll from the avian influenza A(H7N9) outbreak in China has reached 20. The total number of cases has grown to 102. 70 of these patients remain at the hospital, while 12 have been discharged. The World Health Organization (WHO) has been providing updates based on data supplied by health authorities in China An NPR report says the source of the virus is still a mystery. The NPR story says one source for transmission could be dust…
Death toll in China's factory blast rises to 10
China News: The incident happened on Friday when a huge explosion rocked a gas plant in central China's Yima city. The incident has so far claimed the life of 10
What Happens When China Becomes Number One?
Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, discussed the history of China’s rise, and ho...
Death toll rises to 13 in southwest China boat accident
Source: Xinhua| 2019-05-27 10:07:28| Editor: Liangyu Video Player Close GUIYANG, May 27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a boat accident in southwest China's Guizhou Province Thursday has risen to 13 after rescuers recovered all the bodies over the weekend, local authorities said Monday The Zhenfeng county government said that there were 29 people on board, when the boat capsized at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the…
Death toll from Tianjin, China, explosions over 100
Crews search for an unknown number of civilians and soldiers believed trapped by multiple explosions that killed at least 104 people this week in Tianjin, China.
Cholera cases surpass 100,000, death toll hits 780 in Yemen: WHO
'The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of suspected cholera cases in conflict-ridden Yemen has exceeded 100,000 in less than two months, with the death toll hitting over 780 "To date, 101,820 suspected cholera cases and 789 deaths have been reported in 19 governorates," WHO spokesman, Tarik Jasarevic, told Reuters on Thursday A cholera outbreak began in Yemen on April 27. This is the second…
Spain’s tornado death toll reaches 10
A tornado swept through a fair ground in a Spanish town, knocking down a Ferris wheel and injuring 35 people, while the death toll from flooding in the same southern region of the country rose to 10, authorities said Saturday. The Friday tornado damaged several rides and
Death toll in Legionnaires' outbreak in Illinois rises to 10
The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in Quincy, Illinois, has risen to 10, all but one of them at a home for military veterans, public health officials said on Wednesday.
Nine in 10 lung disease deaths 'linked to smoking'
More than one million people in the UK are living with chronic lung diseases linked to smoking, according to Public Health England (PHE). The new figures als...
India train crash death toll passes 100
At least 115 people die and 150 are hurt after an express train derails near Kanpur in north India.
What Is A Toll-Free Number?
You’ve probably heard the term “toll-free” before on infomercials or other TV programs. What is a toll free number ? How does it differ from a regular phone number, and should you use one? This article will explain what a toll-free number is and how to use one, and some of the drawbacks of the service What Does “Toll-Free” Actually Mean? Toll-free is exactly what it sounds like. When you place a normal landline phone call, you are charged for the call by…
ISIL death toll at 20,000, but 'stalemate' continues
Despite the number of casualties, ISIL continues to draw new fighters to Iraq and Syria.
Taiwan quake death toll rises to 10
Source: Xinhua| 2018-02-08 23:29:55| Editor: Liangyu Video Player Close Photo taken on Feb. 8, 2018 shows the damaged Yun Men Tusi Ti building in Hualien, southeast China's Taiwan. A powerful earthquake has killed at least 10 in Taiwan's Hualien County, leaving 272 injured and seven still missing. (Xinhua/Yue Yuewei) TAIPEI, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- A powerful earthquake has killed at least 10 in Taiwan's Hualien County…
Venezuela death toll soars to 20 in weeks of protests
The number of people killed in three weeks of street protests against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro soared to 20 on Friday after one of the deadliest nights of unrest in Caracas. The neighborhood witnessed pillaging and violent clashes between police and protesters, according to residents, some
USAfrica: Jos Bomb Blast death toll passes 100; Jonathan sends condolence message.
Jos Bomb Blast death toll passes 100; Jonathan sends condolence message. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine, and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow Twitter.com/Chido247, Facebook.com/USAfricaChido At least, 100 individuals have, at the time of this USAfricaonline.com report, died from the impact of the tw o bomb blasts which occurred today at the predominantly christian city of Jos. The official count number has been 72 …
Death toll due to 'Usman' rises to over 100
The highest number was recorded in Camarines Sur, where 57 have died amid the heavy rains.
What Is the Number One Cause of Death for Infants?
For the first time, complications from prematurity cause more infant deaths than any one disease.
Typhoon Mangkhut Reaches Mainland China; Death Toll in Philippines Could Exceed 100
In Asia, Typhoon Mangkhut continued to wreak destruction in its path, reaching mainland China after ripping though the Philippines and Hong Kong. Authorities say the storm has killed at least 69 people so far, with the death toll expected to rise. Over the weekend, authorities found 43 bodies buried in a landslide near a gold mine in the Philippines; officials say as many as 100 people may have died in this landslide alone. Meanwhile, in China, more than 3 million people have been…