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Drunk woman enters wrong home, bites and kicks cops

SKOKIE, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) – A reportedly intoxicated woman entered the wrong northwest suburban home  early Sunday, then kicked and bit police officers who escorted her out after the  homeowner called for help. Around 5:45 a.m. Sunday, Cook County Sheriff’s deputies and the North Maine  Fire Department were called to a home in the 8800 block of Robin Drive ...

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Study: Lack of sleep may result in lower sperm count in men

Not getting enough sleep may harm men’s sperm. Danish researchers found men who slept poorly had lower sperm counts and  fewer sperm that formed correctly. They used data from more  than 900 men in their early 20’s. Participants were asked how well they slept in  the previous month, had blood tests and their semen analyzed. The men who reported sleeping ...

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Karl Berry, Australian Field Hockey Player, Dies From Snake Bite After Warm-Up Run

An Australian field hockey player died after getting bitten by a snake and then going for a run, a decision that caused the venom to spread quickly through his body. Karl Berry, 26, sustained the bite on Tuesday, April 23 at the Marrara Hockey Centre in Darwin, Australia, according to the Associated Press. He died on April 24. Berry, who ...

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Hubble Telescope Spies Incoming Comet ISON

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA — A recently discovered comet, dazzlingly bright even though it is still almost as far away as Jupiter, is racing toward a November rendezvous with the sun, officials said on Tuesday. If it survives the encounter – and that’s a big if – the comet may be visible even in daylight in earth’s skies at the end ...

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Owner of Collapsed Bangladesh Factory Arrested

Police in Bangladesh say they have taken into custody the owner of a factory complex that collapsed last week, killing at least 377 people. Authorities announced Sunday that they detained Mohammed Sohel Rana near the border with India.  Rana had been missing since the building’s collapse on Wednesday. His arrest came a day after authorities took at least two plant ...

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Irregularities affected elections in every corner – Bawumia

As part of the evidence and exhibits presented to the Supreme Court of Ghana, the main witness of the petitioners, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia also presented to the Supreme Court in hard copy a geographic representation of the spread of the constitutional, statutory violations and irregularities that he claimed affected the conduct and outcome of the December 7, 2012 general election. ...

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BMA Chicago Fuel Keynote & Expo

Get ready to accelerate your thinking with Fuel – a new event from Business Marketing Association Chicago, featuring an evening keynote, high-tech expo for marketers, cocktails and networking. New marketing technology seems to be sprouting up every day – from augmented reality to marketing automation to big data solutions and beyond. It can be hard to keep up with all of the ...

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Rejoinder by Nii Lantey Okunka Bannerman : Feces takeover Accra markets

I read with horror the news report titled “Faeces{sic} takeover Accra markets”. The report, produced by the Herald, was posted by Ghanaweb on the 8th of April, 2013. Why this revelation was shocking to anyone paying attention in Ghana astounds me. It is a known fact that vendors throughout Accra and other cities do ease themselves in black plastic bags ...

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