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:…….Then, while crossing a bustling avenue, the asphalt under their feet started to tremble. A fireball surged suddenly from a manhole, enveloping Ms. Lowry in flames. Mr. McLaughlin leapt on her and extinguished the fire. But Ms. Lowry had burns on 80 percent of her body and spent 70 days in the hospital here. Mr. McLaughlin was burned on 35 percent of his body. ……..”
4 December 2012 Last updated at 19:37 ET
By Anna-Marie Lever Health reporter, BBC News
CNN: “In a polarizing move that has rivals calling him “a new
pharaoh,” Egyptian president Mohamed Morsy gives himself more
powers, allowing him to run the country unchecked.”
CNN: “Five people tell CNN they were held against their will at a
Holiday Inn Express in China, a claim the hotel denies. Human
rights watchers say this is the first time a western-run
facility has allegedly been used as a “black jail.”"
CNN: “Is she or isn’t she? Pregnancy rumors and speculation are
swirling around the world but the lady in question is saying
Posted: Fri, Oct. 5, 2012, 3:01 AM
BY DANA DiFILIPPO
Philadelphia Daily News
Daily News Staff Writer
“……The incident occurred in late November 2010, when Gallagher visited the club……with friends to celebrate his impending marriage………
His friends bought him the bachelor’s package, and the dancers brought him onstage, directing him to lie flat on his back beneath the pole, Murray said.
One dancer shimmied up the pole, and “from a great height, she launched herself down onto his abdomen………”
2 October 2012 Last updated at 10:52 ET
“Authorities are investigating how a farmer in……Oregon was devoured by his pigs.
[He] went to feed his animals last Wednesday on his farm by the coast, but never returned.
His dentures and pieces of his body were found…….in the pig enclosure, but the rest of his remains had been consumed……”
Medical News Today
‘The eunuchs in Korea’s royal court of the Chosun Dynasty lived considerably longer than “intact” men, researchers reported in the journal Current Biology. The study appears to confirm what previous animal studies have shown – that castration prolongs life expectancy.
The Chosun Dynasty ran from 1392 to 1910. During this period, some boys were castrated and became servants in the royal palace. The researchers found that their life spans were from 14 to 19 years longer than those of non-castrated men……”