Newly identified Langya henipavirus infects 35 people in China

Newly identified Langya henipavirus infects 35 people in China

Nearly three dozen people have been sickened by a new virus spreading in China – with scientists warning it is too early to say whether it is deadly or spreading among humans. Langya henipavirus – or LayV – appears to be jumping from animals in parts of China, nearly three years into the coronavirus pandemic. … Read more

Shrouded in secrecy for years, the Russian group Wagner opens up | Russia–Ukraine War

Shrouded in secrecy for years, the Russian group Wagner opens up |  Russia–Ukraine War

On paper, the Wagner group, a Russian fighter rental network, does not exist. He does not file tax returns, his alleged supporters deny any connection to him and officially, private military companies (PMCs) are illegal in Russia. “Mercenaries do not have official status, so they do not have the same rights or guarantees as an … Read more

Wake Forest Demon Deacons QB Sam Hartman out indefinitely with non-football medical condition

Wake Forest Demon Deacons QB Sam Hartman out indefinitely with non-football medical condition

Wake Forest will be without starting quarterback Sam Hartman for “an extended period” due to a non-football issue, the school announced on Wednesday. After practices on Tuesday, Hartman saw a doctor for a non-football-related condition, according to the school. Details of the condition have been withheld due to confidentiality restrictions. Medical staff performed tests on … Read more

Call dropped – Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro stole his phone from his back pocket during a slide in third

Call dropped – Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro stole his phone from his back pocket during a slide in third

PHOENIX — Rodolfo Castro has been called up and dropped an appeal to return to the major leagues. The Pittsburgh infielder lost his phone on a slide to third base and the Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night. “I don’t think there’s a professional baseball player who would ever go out … Read more

Cops ask Bangladeshi singer “Hero” Alom to sign an apology

Cops ask Bangladeshi singer “Hero” Alom to sign an apology

It was a canary cops wouldn’t sing. Bangladeshi police have forced an eccentric singer to sign an apology, telling him he was “too ugly to sing” and urging him to stop his offbeat renditions of classic songs, according to reports. ‘Hero’ Alom claimed he was arrested at 6am last Thursday and held at police headquarters … Read more

Israeli students accuse Ben & Jerry’s of occupying tribal land

Israeli students accuse Ben & Jerry’s of occupying tribal land

Israeli students say ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is “illegally” occupying land in Vermont that once belonged to an Abenaki Native American tribe and should practice what they preach and evacuate the properties immediately. A cheeky letter sent to B&J – signed by more than 1,000 Israeli students and scholars affiliated with Students for … Read more

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth as the only players in MLB history to have at least 10 HRs and 10 wins in the same season

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth as the only players in MLB history to have at least 10 HRs and 10 wins in the same season

OAKLAND, Calif. — Another home run, another pitching win, another place in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. Japan’s two-way sensation weathered another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th homer, reaching another monumental milestone as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 Tuesday. … Read more

Lie on your right side to better absorb medication, new research suggests

Lie on your right side to better absorb medication, new research suggests

Lie on your right side to better absorb medication, new research suggests The researchers used a state-of-the-art “StomachSim” based on the human stomach Scientists say swallowing tablets is the most complex way for humans to absorb them A new study found the impact of gravity was huge when taking tablets Leaning left slowed drug release … Read more

Dana White explains why he didn’t give Bo Nickal a UFC contract at DWCS

Dana White explains why he didn’t give Bo Nickal a UFC contract at DWCS

LAS VEGAS — UFC President Dana White believes in Bo Nickal’s abilities as a fighter, but still wasn’t ready to give him a contract with the UFC on Tuesday night. In Dana White’s Contender 49 series feature Nickal stepped into the cage for the second time as a professional fighter and made quick work of … Read more

Moscow rejects Zelenskyy’s call for a travel ban on Russians | Russia–Ukraine War

Moscow rejects Zelenskyy’s call for a travel ban on Russians |  Russia–Ukraine War

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy is urging Western countries to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians as Moscow said the remarks were “out of the ordinary”. Russia said Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s proposal to ban all Russians from Western countries was “outside the norm” and was viewed “extremely negatively” in Moscow. The Ukrainian leader told … Read more