Valerie Gilmus

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Brazil World Cup fans burn buses in Sao Paulo

Brazilian fans and protesters, unhappy over Brazil's 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany, have taken to the streets of Sao Paulo and burned at least 20 buses, as police ramp up security for Wednesday's semi-final.<p>Throughout the night on Tuesday, police and fire services reported several attacks on …

Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures

Patients being treated on the floor, because emergency rooms are overcrowded, medical sources say. Medicines running low. And, according to a Health Ministry spokesman, fuel shortages such that only half the available ambulances can run and the generators powering lights in hospitals might only …

Ebola claims more victims in West Africa

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with a combined 44 new cases and 21 deaths between July 6 and 8, the World Health Organisation has said.<p>This brought the total in West Africa's first outbreak of the deadly disease to 888 cases, including 539 deaths since February. It …

Gaza toll passes 105 as Israel raids continue

At least 105 people have been killed as Israel's bombardment of the Gaza Strip enters its fourth day, with the latest attack killing five people in Rafah while rescuers were trying to free those trapped in the ruins of a building.<p>The air raid in Rafah on Friday came as Israel continued to bomb Gaza …

Virus detected in baby 'cured' of HIV

A Mississippi baby scientists thought was "functionally cured" of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, her doctors say.<p>The news is disappointing for a case the scientific community hailed just last year as a potential game changer in the fight against AIDS.<p>"It felt like a punch …

Olympian Alysia Montano runs race 8 months pregnant, gets standing ovation

Alysia Montano had fans on their feet by the time she completed her 800-meter race at the U.S. Championships. The very pregnant Olympian crossed the finish line dead last, but was a winner in the eyes of the group — and the nation — for running the event just six weeks away from her due …

World Cup: Brazil defeats Chile on penalties - CNN.com

<i>How are you celebrating the World Cup? Join the global conversation on CNN Facebook Pulse</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- And so the carnival carries on.<p>Brazil, the team which manages to thrill and frustrate almost simultaneously, clinched its place in the quarterfinal of the World Cup following a tension-fueled encounter …

Scores of abducted girls freed in Nigeria

At least 44 of the 129 schoolgirls abducted in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok have been released, and have reunited with their parents, according to the Borno state education commissioner.<p>Education Commissioner Muso Inowu Kubo confirmed the release to Al Jazeera on Friday, not providing …

Venezuela’s Agony: Weak President, Strong Generals, Riots and Cocaine

One year after his election, President Maduro is losing his grip. But it’s not the opposition that’s growing stronger; it’s the cocaine-corrupted …

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Argentina Scientists Are Now Attaching Backpacks To Collect Cow Farts

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming.<p>With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina's National Institute of Agricultural Technology is now attaching backpacks to cows to …

For First Time Ever, America Thinks Afghan War Was a ‘Mistake’

A plurality of Americans now believes that it was a mistake to send soldiers to fight in Afghanistan after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, …

Exclusive: Read the Speech Venezuelan Opposition Leader Leopoldo López Made Before He Was Jailed

Before he was hauled off to prison on charges of “terrorism,” Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez explained his decision to turn himself</i> …

Saudi Arabia moves to protect rights of Indonesian maids

<b>Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement with Indonesia aimed at protecting the rights of Indonesian maids in the country following allegations of abuse.</b><p>The domestic workers will no longer be deprived of their passports nor prevented from communicating with the outside world.<p>They will also be …

Beauty queen the latest victim of Venezuela unrest

Genesis Carmona, 22, was shot in the head at a protest on Tuesday in the central city of Valencia<p>A local beauty queen has died of a gunshot wound, becoming the fifth fatality from Venezuela's political unrest, as imprisoned protest leader Leopoldo Lopez urged supporters to keep fighting for the …

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Learning from the Poor: Why Haiti Destroys Canada in Terms of Mobile Payment Adoption

Canadians are regularly cited as the world’s biggest users (read: addicts) of the internet, frequently topping charts in terms of social media usage, …

Photographer Documents His Beloved Wife’s Heartbreaking Battle with Cancer

I guess this is one of those posts where I’m supposed to tout the power of photography, to congratulate myself and all of you for taking part in an …

What your Instagrams and selfies reveal about you

Our lives wobble on, three-wheeled. We eat, we sleep, we chat, we eat. But all the time, there's a second plotline, unravelling on our phones. My friends preface any conversation about these stories with a brow-raised phrase: "Meanwhile, on Instagram…" These are the DVD extras to the box set of …

Chris Brown ARRESTED FOR FELONY ASSAULT Gay Slur Allegedly Hurled

<b>Chris Brown</b> was arrested in Washington D.C. this morning for FELONY assault after allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel ... TMZ has learned.<br>Law …

Bio (Ciencia+Tecnología) | Biología molecular y celular. Bioquímica. Biomedicina

Publicado por <b>JAL</b> el <b>4 mayo, 2018</b><p>“<i>Nosotros no comenzamos la investigación con la idea de tratar el cáncer, y mira dónde hemos llegado. La investigación</i> …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

“I’m just not a math person.”<p>We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people” is the most self-destructive idea in America today. The truth is, you probably <i>are</i> a math person, and by thinking otherwise, you are possibly hamstringing your own career. …

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In Spain, A Green Tide Protests Education Cuts

MADRID -- Broad public outrage over the soaring costs of attending college and a proposed new law that would impose new tests on students culminated in a series of boisterous protests across Spain this week.<p>The demonstrations drew of thousands of teachers, parents and students into the streets here …

'Little Maria' A Symbol Of The Many Missing Kids In Europe

For the last week, a blond girl named Maria became the poster child for missing children in Europe. Police took her from a Roma camp in Northern Greece during a raid while they searched for guns and drugs.<p>She was hiding under a dirty blanket, they said. Greek media openly suggested the Roma couple …

India struggles to handle onion crisis

India has become so desperate for fresh stocks of the onions it uses in spicy curries that it is trying to import them from neighbours, and is even considering airlifts to ease soaring prices.<p>Indians go through 15m tonnes of onions a year, using them as the base for traditional dishes such as …

HIV cure dealt a setback

The search-and-destroy mission against the HIV virus just got much more complicated.<p>New research suggests that HIV's genetic program is far more abundant in certain dormant T-cells of infected patients and is potentially more capable of unleashing its deadly instructions than previously thought.<p>The …

Genetic Engineering