Actor Bill Paxton dead at 61
27 February 2017 | 4:27 am
American actor Bill Paxton, known for his roles in "Aliens" and "Titanic" has died at age 61 after complications from surgery.
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Plastic surgery in France: Nip, tuck... deny.
8 May 2019
Avengers: Endgame, the series-ender from Disney and Marvel, set a new standard for Hollywood blockbusters last weekend with stunning hauls of $350 million in North America and $1.2 billion worldwide, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations estimated worldwide.
18 May 2019
Senator Jummai Alhassan, a former Minister of Women Affairs who is popularly known as Mama Taraba, says she has successfully undergone a knee replacement surgery.
17 Jul 2019
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk speaks about Neuralink, a company he founded in 2017 to develop a data transmission system between people and computers. “This is going to sound pretty weird, but ultimately, we will achieve symbiosis with artificial intelligence,” Musk said at a news conference Tuesday night in San Francisco.
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For the first time in 14 years, video and photographs taken by high-powered, specially adapted cameras captured the bacteria-eaten Titanic at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean about 400 miles off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.
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Award-winning singer Celine Dion has admitted she thinks Jack could have fit on the floating door with Rose in 'Titanic'.
31 Dec 2019
A patient has died after she was set alight during surgery for cancer, succumbing to burns on 40 percent of her body. Surgeons had used an electric scalpel and flammable disinfectant in close proximity.
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A violinist help surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument.
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Cosmetic plastic surgery includes surgical and nonsurgical procedures that enhance and reshape structures of the body to improve appearance and confidence. Here are a few things you should know to avoid botched body enhancement surgeries.
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Fans gather as Argentine football great Diego Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires.
6 Nov 2020
The personal doctor of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who had successful brain surgery to remove a blood clot, is "amazed" at the rate of his recovery, as fans leave messages of support on the walls of the private clinic in Buenos Aires where their idol is undergoing treatment.
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The Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon has been filled with drama but not that many onlookers. The government is aiming to try and fill up empty stadiums as supporters prefer fan zones. But first, one protester is killed in Sudan as two top US diplomats arrive in the country to try to speak to all sides involved in the deepening crisis. And in a major step for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Africa, South Africa has opened a new vaccine plant, the first on the continent to cover the entire process from start to finish.
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Police in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have detained members of a group allegedly linked to the killing of Italy's ambassador last year as well as more recent kidnappings of NGO workers, a provincial police chief said on Tuesday.
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Ambassadors of Israel and Germany say denying the Holocaust threatens peaceful coexistence worldwide. Their appeal comes 80 years after the Wannsee Conference, where Nazis discussed the extermination of Europe's Jews.
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Athletes travelling to next month's Beijing Olympics were warned on Tuesday (January 18) about speaking up on human rights issues while in China for their own safety by speakers at a seminar hosted by Human Rights Watch. Rights groups have long criticized the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for awarding the Games to China, citing the treatment by the Chinese government of the Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups, which the United States has deemed genocide.
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Pakistan is the world's fourth largest producer of milk. Domestic demand is strong and some 90 percent of the population consumes untreated raw milk. This provides an opportunity for corrupt retailers but also for farmers who are trying to survive inflation and falling profits. Some use illegal methods to increase the volume of the precious liquid – diluting milk with tap water is one of the most widespread techniques. Others even create fake milk from chemicals. Faced with this serious threat to public health, the authorities in Punjab province have stepped into action, as our correspondents report.