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  • Boy With Brain Cancer Brings Halloween to Sick Kids

    Boy With Brain Cancer Brings Halloween to Sick Kids

      Six-year-old Nico Castro from San Bruno, California, USA isn’t letting his battle with brain cancer affect his spirit of giving this Halloween. After his doctor gave him the green light to trick or treat, thanks to a break in his chemotherapy, he was jumping for jack-o-lanterns, what... Read More »

  • Green tea appears to ward off some cancers in women

    Green tea appears to ward off some cancers in women

    Older women who regularly drunk green tea may have slightly lower risks of colon, stomach and throat cancers than women who don’t, according to a Canadian study that followed thousands of Chinese women over a decade. The researchers, whose report appeared in the American Journal of Clinical... Read More »

  • Brazil car washer turns up alive at own wake

    Brazil car washer turns up alive at own wake

    A Brazilian man gave his relatives the shock of their lives when he turned up at his own wake at his mother’s home. The family was gathered around a coffin thought to contain 41-year-old car washer Gilberto Araujo when he appeared, causing some people to faint and others to flee in fear.... Read More »

  • James Bond blends old and new charms as 007 turns 50

    James Bond blends old and new charms as 007 turns 50

    Makers of the new James Bond movie “Skyfall” have striven to combine the old-school values that made 007 such a success over the last 50 years with enough modern mores to keep the silver screen’s favorite super spy relevant in a post-Cold War world. The 23rd official Bond film,... Read More »

  • Stars pay tribute to Whitney Houston at Grammy show

    Stars pay tribute to Whitney Houston at Grammy show

    A host of celebrities have paid tribute to Whitney Houston as part of a special Grammy television show in Los Angeles. Britney Spears, Halle Berry and LL Cool J were among the presenters at the Nokia Theatre honouring the singer who died in February aged 48. There were also musical performances... Read More »

  • Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands after record-breaking jump

    Skydiver Felix Baumgartner lands after record-breaking jump

    Austrian extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed gracefully on Earth Sunday after a 24-mile (38.6-kilometer) jump from the stratosphere in a dramatic, record-breaking feat that officials said made him the first skydiver to fall faster than the speed of sound. Baumgartner came down in the eastern... Read More »

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