Have you paid for an ancestry report? Perhaps someone gave it to you as a gift. Either way, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline now owns your genetic fingerprint. In a paradigm shift that is making some people uneasy, human DNA has been dubbed a commodity. The company 23andMe boasts the world’s largest database of genetic code. This extensive library of DNA has been acquired by offering the public a genealogy report in exchange for a fee.
When Hillary Clinton was defeated in the U.S. presidential election the relevant powers launched a campaign to delegitimize the President elect Donald Trump.
Police departments across the country are creating «Safe Exchange Zones» in front of police stations or inside them to monitor internet purchases or swaps 24/7. According to Newsweek, police have been encouraging the public to conduct internet purchases or swaps at police-run Internet Exchange Zones since at least 2016.
While many people want to know the motive behind a shootout at a Jersey City kosher grocery store, The New York Times conflated the fatal incident with a larger antisemitism narrative. We might not know the names or be allowed to view the social media accounts of the alleged shooters, but we know they hated Jews, according to a narrative-peddling corporate media.
Boris Johnson has been ambushed live on air by a TV reporter who requested an interview with the PM, to the exasperation of his press secretary who let out an expletive and decided to hide his boss in a giant fridge. Read Full Article at RT.com
Former Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson is making a splash with a promise to skinny-dip in Loch Ness, the habitat of the elusive ‘monster’, if the Scottish National Party (SNP) wins 50 seats in the snap general election. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Conservatives, Labour and a few others get all the headline election coverage, but there are many independents running for parliament in the UK election, and at least one is doing it for love. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, Matai Seremaiah will accompany the body of late Sione Tolish Yapyap in an early morning flight to his home island of Malekula today.
Officials from the National Organisation of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) have advised health care workers remaining t a health centre in Dowa to leave the post. NONM’s executive director Shouts Simeza said all the remaining heath workers at Bowe health centre should leave the place following the recent attack on a nurse by […] The post Nurses body tells care worker to leave health centre appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.
Malawi Police have arrested 10 people for an overnight looting spree in Karonga as protests against Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) roadblocks in the district went violent. Karonga police spokesperson Enock Livason said the arrests follow the looting of two Chipiku stores shops. “The owners of the shops are still calculating the cost of the looting […] The post Police arrest 10 over looting in Karonga: 4 roadblocks removed appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.
Former Lilongwe City mayor Desmond Bikoko on Wednesday failed to take plea on two counts of abuse of office when he appeared before Lilongwe magistrates’ court due to a technical hitch. Bikoko was arrested by the graft busting body, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) last week week on allegations of abuse of office for allegedly selling […] The post Ex-mayor Bikoko fails to take plea on corruption charges appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.
A 60-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to the charge of torching a billboard bearing the face of President Peter Mutharika in Nkhata Bay. The man, Nyenje Nyirenda was arrested for allegedly setting ablaze part of a billboard bearing Mutharika’s image. Police prosecutors say Nyirenda allegedly committed the offence on September 25, 2019 and had […] The post Mutharika billboard destroyer suspect pleads not guilty appeared first on Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi.
RCMP have confirmed there are no survivors among those on board a plane that crashed onto an island in southwest B.C.
A 74-year-old man from Whitehorse says he’s going to stay in the city for his final days, foregoing life-saving hemodialysis available to him in Vancouver, to inspire the government to offer the treatment close to home.
TEHRAN – Two Asiatic cheetahs, kept in captivity at Tehran’s Pardisan Park, have reached the bitter end because they have lost their ability to regenerate and should be returned to nature.
TEHRAN – Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran Stefan Scholz on Tuesday visited several travel attractions in Kermanshah province, western Iran.
TEHRAN – Mountains have long been home to people and a source of freshwater, however, they are currently under threat due to climate change and overexploitation, so this is the time to take steps toward protecting the nature’s valuable treasure.
As part of the “Integrated Programme for Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Urmia Lake Basin,” the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Urmia Lake Restoration Program (ULRP) held a 4-day workshop for Iranian experts, trained them on advanced methods to map evapotranspiration of agricultural areas using remote sensing satellite data.
For both domestic and foreign travelers, tribal tourism is all about opening eyes to new places, traditions, cuisines, beliefs, and ways of life.
Phillip Schofield was cut-off mid sentence during Wednesday's episode of This Morning, just a day after a clip him speaking over Ruth Langsford resurfaced.
The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged when it wraps up its final policy meeting of the year on Wednesday.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Wednesday that President Donald Trump issued a warning on election meddling to Russia's foreign minister, who said the topic never came up.
Argentinian football icon Diego Maradona is to receive €70,000 ($77,000) from fashion giant Dolce & Gabbana after he won legal proceedings against the brand for using his name without permission. Read Full Article at RT.com