The U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led forces battling the Islamic State group in Syria say they’ve captured the town hospital in Raqqa, which served as ISIS headquarters. A California decide on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict towards Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a girl who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after utilizing its talc-based products like Johnson’s Child Powder for female hygiene. Former CIA director John Brennan estimates the US has a 20pc likelihood of going to battle with North Korea.
Charles Manson is clear-shaven for the second time since his arrest, as he walks to the room the place he listens to proceedings in his trial on homicide fees in the Sharon Tate slayings, Oct. The unbiased quality physique for higher training in the United Kingdom, the Quality Assurance Company for Larger Training or QAA, has issued new steerage on tips on how to combat ‘contract cheating’ at universities, where students pay an organization or individual to provide work that they then cross off as their very own.
The Russian Minister of Schooling and Science, Olga Vasilyeva, is proposing to drastically cut the number of contributors in the state’s ‘Challenge 5-one hundred’ aimed toward growing world-class universities – so as to enhance its chances of achieving its targets by 2020. Minor parties in the Senate joined with the Labor opposition to refuse to go any of the clauses within the government bill and referred to as for a complete review of the upper education sector.
Australian police offered a record $four.seventy five million in rewards Saturday to catch the serial killer or killers behind the murders of six Melbourne ladies within the Eighties. A pair of wild boars have gone on the rampage and injured no less than 4 people in the northern German city of Heide. A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on prices he bought heroin in the hospital maternity ward room the place people had been visiting his new child daughter.
German prosecutors have charged a 96-year-outdated former SS guard at a Nazi death camp with complicity within the homicide of detainees, in one of the final legal cases linked to the Holocaust. Ravenous Zimbabwean college students studying below the presidential scholarship in Russia have reportedly resorted to prostitution to cowl basic residing bills after authorities did not pay them their annual stipends.