New case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China

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TweetYumA Chinese poultry worker was confirmed as having contracted the deadly H7N9 bird flu virus, health officials said, the first case in the southern Guangdong province. The 51-year-old woman is in a critical condition after she was admitted to hospital on August 3 following signs of a fever, the Guangdong Provincial Health Department said on […]

Marines ID Gunman, 2 Victims in Va. Base Shooting

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TweetYumShareThis Marines ID Gunman, 2 Victims in Va. Base Shooting –Military officials have not released a motive for the shooting. 24 Mar 2013 A Marine who shot two of his colleagues to death and then killed himself was a tactics instructor at a school that tests Marines who want to become officers, military officials said […]

Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama’

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TweetYumShareThis Senate passes budget after late-night ‘vote-a-rama‘ 23 Mar 2013 Senators rammed through a whopping 101 amendments and took 70 roll call votes in a late night “vote-a-rama” session that lasted until 5:30 a.m. Saturday. The budget plan, proposed by Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, only narrowly passed by a 50-49 vote. The blueprint […]

Severe U.S. storm brings heavy snow, baseball-sized hail

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TweetYumShareThis Severe U.S. storm brings heavy snow, baseball-sized hail 23 Mar 2013 A major early spring storm brought heavy snow, severe thunderstorms and floods as it moved east across the United States on Saturday, closing highways and causing a pileup involving dozens of vehicles. Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, […]

Chemical experts sent to the home of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who was found dead ‘in bath’

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TweetYumShareThis Chemical experts sent to the home of Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky who was found dead ‘in bath’ 23 Mar 2013 Officers trained to deal with chemical and radiological threats have been sent to the home of Boris Berezovsky, the exiled Russian oligarch who was found dead on Saturday.  Police investigating the circumstances of the […]