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How to prevent peanut allergies: feed babies peanuts in their first year, doctors now say

A new report from the American Academy of Paediatrics suggests introducing peanut-based foods before an infant’s first birthday, even as early as four months – a shift from previous guidance.

25 Mar 2019 - 4:18PM

A new report from the American Academy of Paediatrics suggests introducing peanut-based foods before an infant’s first birthday, even as early as four months – a shift from previous guidance.

How to prevent peanut allergies: feed babies peanuts in their first year, doctors now say
Democrat donors defrauded by fake Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke websites run by Californian John Dupont

Eighty-year-old paid rent, settled parking fines and bought a Mercedes-Benz with money donors thought was going to political causes and immigrant families.

22 Mar 2019 - 1:55PM

Eighty-year-old paid rent, settled parking fines and bought a Mercedes-Benz with money donors thought was going to political causes and immigrant families.

Democrat donors defrauded by fake Bernie Sanders and Beto O’Rourke websites run by Californian John Dupont
‘I’ve got a freaking alien in my backyard’: UFO community still believes and science is listening

‘There is a shift ... people are giving more credence to this than they did,’ said one believer of the authorities seriously looking into the phenomenon.

22 Mar 2019 - 12:03PM

‘There is a shift ... people are giving more credence to this than they did,’ said one believer of the authorities seriously looking into the phenomenon.

‘I’ve got a freaking alien in my backyard’: UFO community still believes and science is listening
Nearly 100 killed in Iraq after ferry carrying Kurdish new year revellers sinks in Tigris river

Vessel was crammed with mainly Kurdish men, women and children crossing the river to go to a popular picnic area to celebrate Nowruz.

22 Mar 2019 - 9:40PM

Vessel was crammed with mainly Kurdish men, women and children crossing the river to go to a popular picnic area to celebrate Nowruz.

Nearly 100 killed in Iraq after ferry carrying Kurdish new year revellers sinks in Tigris river
Review | South Korean free divers brought to life in Lisa See’s novel The Island of Sea Women

American writer’s new novel The Island of Sea Women looks at the friendship of two of the divers known as Jeju Island Mermaids from the 1930s to recent times. Passages that detail the daily lives of the divers are the most engrossing.

19 Mar 2019 - 6:31PM

American writer’s new novel The Island of Sea Women looks at the friendship of two of the divers known as Jeju Island Mermaids from the 1930s to recent times. Passages that detail the daily lives of the divers are the most engrossing.

South Korean free divers brought to life in Lisa See’s novel The Island of Sea Women
Rupert Murdoch begins his Hollywood goodbye by dismantling his US$100 billion trailblazing media empire

Murdoch family will create new entity known as Fox after the breaking up of 21st Century Fox.

18 Mar 2019 - 1:28PM

Murdoch family will create new entity known as Fox after the breaking up of 21st Century Fox.

Rupert Murdoch begins his Hollywood goodbye by dismantling his US$100 billion trailblazing media empire
Five of top six most violent cities in the world are in Mexico, report says

Drug gangs blamed for Mexico’s violence, while government admits only 7 per cent of crimes are properly investigated and only 2 per cent lead to convictions

15 Mar 2019 - 10:11PM

Drug gangs blamed for Mexico’s violence, while government admits only 7 per cent of crimes are properly investigated and only 2 per cent lead to convictions

Five of top six most violent cities in the world are in Mexico, report says
Cindy Yang, Republican operative linked to Florida ‘sex spa’ scandal, opposed crackdown on foreign money at Donald Trump fundraisers, says ex-boss

Cindy Yang quit a position with the Asian GOP when it banned foreigners from fundraisers, after a ‘messy’ event whose guests included Chinese executives. Yang is a spa entrepreneur who once owned the Orchids of Asia massage parlour, where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly received sex services.

15 Mar 2019 - 10:10PM

Cindy Yang quit a position with the Asian GOP when it banned foreigners from fundraisers, after a ‘messy’ event whose guests included Chinese executives. Yang is a spa entrepreneur who once owned the Orchids of Asia massage parlour, where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly received sex services.

Cindy Yang, Republican operative linked to Florida ‘sex spa’ scandal, opposed crackdown on foreign money at Donald Trump fundraisers, says ex-boss
Notorious Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot six times and killed outside Staten Island home

Cali, who served on the family’s ruling panel for several years, was elevated to acting boss in 2015, replacing then 68-year-old Domenico Cefalu.

14 Mar 2019 - 8:47PM

Cali, who served on the family’s ruling panel for several years, was elevated to acting boss in 2015, replacing then 68-year-old Domenico Cefalu.

Notorious Gambino crime family boss Frank Cali shot six times and killed outside Staten Island home
Paul Manafort charged in New York: is this Robert Mueller’s secret weapon against a Donald Trump pardon?

Paul Manafort’s indictment on state-level charges in New York could offer a blueprint for keeping US President Donald Trump’s associates behind bars if he pardons them on federal charges.

14 Mar 2019 - 9:25PM

Paul Manafort’s indictment on state-level charges in New York could offer a blueprint for keeping US President Donald Trump’s associates behind bars if he pardons them on federal charges.

Paul Manafort charged in New York: is this Robert Mueller’s secret weapon against a Donald Trump pardon?
Why people forget children in hot cars: complex brain memory systems sometimes fail, new study finds

Prospective memory failure inhibits people doing things robotically or out of habit, says psychology professor David Diamond. Many factors, including stress, interruptions, multitasking and sleep deprivation, can cause it.

14 Mar 2019 - 7:33PM

Prospective memory failure inhibits people doing things robotically or out of habit, says psychology professor David Diamond. Many factors, including stress, interruptions, multitasking and sleep deprivation, can cause it.

Why people forget children in hot cars: complex brain memory systems sometimes fail, new study finds
How dementia and ageing distort memories, creating false narratives that are hard to correct

Forgetting whether you need milk at the shop is annoying but then there are false memories, when you are convinced bread was on the list when it wasn’t – and nothing anyone says will make you change your mind.

13 Mar 2019 - 7:39PM

Forgetting whether you need milk at the shop is annoying but then there are false memories, when you are convinced bread was on the list when it wasn’t – and nothing anyone says will make you change your mind.

How dementia and ageing distort memories, creating false narratives that are hard to correct
Binge drinking changes DNA, makes addicts want more booze

The discovery explains why it is difficult to wean alcoholics off drinking, but also opens the doors to preventing addiction by intervening early on.

12 Mar 2019 - 9:04PM

The discovery explains why it is difficult to wean alcoholics off drinking, but also opens the doors to preventing addiction by intervening early on.

Binge drinking changes DNA, makes addicts want more booze
Who is Cindy Yang, China-born founder of Florida spa busted for prostitution – and how is she connected to Donald Trump?

A day spa that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. A consulting firm offering access to Donald Trump. One person helped found both: Cindy Yang.

10 Mar 2019 - 4:28PM

A day spa that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. A consulting firm offering access to Donald Trump. One person helped found both: Cindy Yang.

Who is Cindy Yang, China-born founder of Florida spa busted for prostitution – and how is she connected to Donald Trump?
China-born Cindy Li Yang, founder of Florida spa linked to sex trafficking and Robert Kraft prostitution case, attended Donald Trump’s Super Bowl party

Cindy Li Yang, a big donor to Donald Trump, founded a chain of massage parlours that included the Orchids of Asia spa where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly received sex services.

9 Mar 2019 - 10:29PM

Cindy Li Yang, a big donor to Donald Trump, founded a chain of massage parlours that included the Orchids of Asia spa where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly received sex services.

China-born Cindy Li Yang, founder of Florida spa linked to sex trafficking and Robert Kraft prostitution case, attended Donald Trump’s Super Bowl party
Meet Goose, the cat in Captain Marvel that steals the show from Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson

The intergalactic feline in the Marvel film is largely played by a cat named Reggie, with backup from three stunt doubles – Gonzo, Rizzo, and Archie.

8 Mar 2019 - 3:25PM

The intergalactic feline in the Marvel film is largely played by a cat named Reggie, with backup from three stunt doubles – Gonzo, Rizzo, and Archie.

Meet Goose, the cat in Captain Marvel that steals the show from Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson
‘The Simpsons’ pulls classic episode with Michael Jackson voicing character after ‘Leaving Neverland’ abuse claims

The 1991 episode, called ‘Stark Raving Dad’, will be pulled from circulation, Fox Broadcasting said.

8 Mar 2019 - 9:26PM

The 1991 episode, called ‘Stark Raving Dad’, will be pulled from circulation, Fox Broadcasting said.

‘The Simpsons’ pulls classic episode with Michael Jackson voicing character after ‘Leaving Neverland’ abuse claims
Donald Trump suggests he knew of hush money for porn star Stormy Daniels, but ‘it wasn’t a campaign contribution’

Donald Trump has denied having an affair Stormy Daniels, and previously denied knowing about payments to her.

8 Mar 2019 - 3:38AM

Donald Trump has denied having an affair Stormy Daniels, and previously denied knowing about payments to her.

Donald Trump suggests he knew of hush money for porn star Stormy Daniels, but ‘it wasn’t a campaign contribution’
Developers of suicide prediction tool hope to increase prevention of suicidal behaviours

After analysing 663 children for 12 years a research team from Pittsburgh came up with a predictive scoring tool. The tool correctly predicted suicidal behaviour in 87 per cent of cases.

7 Mar 2019 - 9:32PM

After analysing 663 children for 12 years a research team from Pittsburgh came up with a predictive scoring tool. The tool correctly predicted suicidal behaviour in 87 per cent of cases.

Developers of suicide prediction tool hope to increase prevention of suicidal behaviours
US politics in 2019: Hillary Clinton trolls ‘obsessed’ Donald Trump on Twitter with ‘Mean Girls’ meme

The rivalry between US President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on full display once again.

6 Mar 2019 - 2:16PM

The rivalry between US President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on full display once again.

US politics in 2019: Hillary Clinton trolls ‘obsessed’ Donald Trump on Twitter with ‘Mean Girls’ meme
Hello Kitty, one of Japan’s most beloved cartoon characters, is getting her first English-language movie

The iconic cat, first designed in 1974 with a trademark pink bow, will be turned into a movie character after nearly five years of talks to secure the film rights.

6 Mar 2019 - 5:00AM

The iconic cat, first designed in 1974 with a trademark pink bow, will be turned into a movie character after nearly five years of talks to secure the film rights.

Hello Kitty, one of Japan’s most beloved cartoon characters, is getting her first English-language movie
‘Colourism’ row: is Will Smith black enough to play tennis dad Richard Williams?

The father of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams will be the subject of a Hollywood film. But the casting of Will Smith to play the darker-skinned Richard Williams has sparked a backlash over ‘colourism’.

6 Mar 2019 - 8:10AM

The father of tennis stars Serena and Venus Williams will be the subject of a Hollywood film. But the casting of Will Smith to play the darker-skinned Richard Williams has sparked a backlash over ‘colourism’.

‘Colourism’ row: is Will Smith black enough to play tennis dad Richard Williams?
Forbes names Kylie Jenner the youngest ‘self-made’ billionaire at age 21, beating Mark Zuckerberg by two years

Some critics question whether youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, whose make-up company alone is worth over US$900 million, is truly self-made.

6 Mar 2019 - 8:14AM

Some critics question whether youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan, whose make-up company alone is worth over US$900 million, is truly self-made.

Forbes names Kylie Jenner the youngest ‘self-made’ billionaire at age 21, beating Mark Zuckerberg by two years
At 52, was Luke Perry too young to die from a stroke? Not really, doctors say

The risk of stroke increases with age. But it can be particularly dangerous for middle-age adults.

5 Mar 2019 - 8:30PM

The risk of stroke increases with age. But it can be particularly dangerous for middle-age adults.

At 52, was Luke Perry too young to die from a stroke? Not really, doctors say
Two Chinese nationals indicted in California kidnapping and extortion plot

The two men were charged in the disappearance of a luxury car dealer – another Chinese national who is believed to have died during his abduction and whose body has never been found.

3 Mar 2019 - 11:01PM

The two men were charged in the disappearance of a luxury car dealer – another Chinese national who is believed to have died during his abduction and whose body has never been found.

Two Chinese nationals indicted in California kidnapping and extortion plot
‘90210’ star Luke Perry in hospital after reportedly suffering a stroke

The actor’s representative says Perry is under sedation in hospital

2 Mar 2019 - 8:26AM

The actor’s representative says Perry is under sedation in hospital

‘90210’ star Luke Perry in hospital after reportedly suffering a stroke
In Florida sex spas, Chinese human trafficking rings operated in plain sight, prosecutors say after Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s solicitation arrest

The Asian-themed spas, including the one where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was arrested, are staffed with young women from China. Authorities say many women in the spas were brought from China under false pretences and forced to service many men a day.

2 Mar 2019 - 10:00PM

The Asian-themed spas, including the one where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was arrested, are staffed with young women from China. Authorities say many women in the spas were brought from China under false pretences and forced to service many men a day.

In Florida sex spas, Chinese human trafficking rings operated in plain sight, prosecutors say after Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s solicitation arrest
FBI: lab tests of bullets from victims of Pulse nightclub massacre were inconclusive

Report shows bullets pulled from victims lacked identifiable marks to match them to one of shooter Omar Mateen’s guns or law-enforcement weapons.

1 Mar 2019 - 9:30AM

Report shows bullets pulled from victims lacked identifiable marks to match them to one of shooter Omar Mateen’s guns or law-enforcement weapons.

FBI: lab tests of bullets from victims of Pulse nightclub massacre were inconclusive
‘He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat’: Donald Trump’s ‘ashamed’ ex-lawyer Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony to Congress

Michael Cohen says Donald Trump knew in advance about a 2016 release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting Hillary Clinton. He also says Trump directed him to pay hush money to a porn star, and deliver threats to prevent his education results’ release, among a host of allegations.

28 Feb 2019 - 8:05AM

Michael Cohen says Donald Trump knew in advance about a 2016 release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting Hillary Clinton. He also says Trump directed him to pay hush money to a porn star, and deliver threats to prevent his education results’ release, among a host of allegations.

‘He is a racist. He is a con man. He is a cheat’: Donald Trump’s ‘ashamed’ ex-lawyer Michael Cohen delivers explosive testimony to Congress
Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan warns of nuclear war with India after both sides shoot down warplanes and Kashmir crisis escalates

Pakistani PM Imran Khan calls for talks with India in a national TV address, as he raises the spectre of a ‘miscalculation’ triggering nuclear war. His military meanwhile parades a man believed to be a captured Indian pilot.

28 Feb 2019 - 2:19PM

Pakistani PM Imran Khan calls for talks with India in a national TV address, as he raises the spectre of a ‘miscalculation’ triggering nuclear war. His military meanwhile parades a man believed to be a captured Indian pilot.

Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan warns of nuclear war with India after both sides shoot down warplanes and Kashmir crisis escalates