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Day: June 4, 2013

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Bolt ready to run his best again at Rome meet

From The Garden Island ROME (AP) — Usain Bolt is looking forward to performing at his best again after being slowed by a hamstring injury a month ago. The 100-meter world record-holder makes his European debut this season at Thursday’s…

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Ministers’ assignments announced

There were some surprises in the following release on the assignment of ministries as two of the previous announcements of ministerial positions have been changed. Premier, the Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, unveiled ministerial, chief officers’ and councillors’ assignments this…

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Tornado scientist Tim Samaras and Team Killed in Friday’s El Reno, OK Tornado

By: Dr. Jeff Masters, Weather Underground, June 02, 2013 Veteran tornado scientist Tim Samaras, his son, environmental photographer Paul Samaras, 24, and meteorologist Carl Young, 45, died while chasing Friday’s EF-3 tornado in El Reno, Oklahoma. The tornado killed at…

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Throat cancer ’caused by oral sex’ says Michael Douglas

BBC Hollywood actor Michael Douglas says oral sex caused his throat cancer. He made the revelation to The Guardian newspaper, three years after he was diagnosed with the disease. When asked whether he now regretted his years of smoking and…

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Thousands flee as central Europe flood waters rise

BBC Thousands of people have fled their homes across central Europe as deadly flood waters continue to rise. Emergency operations are under way in Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic to cope with river levels which have reached record heights…

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Dehui poultry plant fire: Locked exits ‘blocked escape’

BBC A fire at a poultry processing plant in China has killed at least 119 people, officials say. The fire broke out at a slaughterhouse in Dehui in Jilin province early on Monday. Accounts speak of explosions prior to the…