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June 19, 2017 4:17 PM Meet Niibi Nii, a one in a million sickle cell advocate

Not knowing what is going to cause your demise is scary enough; but knowing, and having to face it is something very few comprehend, Niibi as he's affectionately called by his friends and colleagues vividly recounts his first brush with death. "I was about nine years old and had suffered an attack, so my mother rushed me to the hospital. It was in the mid- nineties 26

June 16, 2017 4:16 AM Think about donating blood just as if your own life depended on it

It’s something that most people never think of unless their lives depend on it, and that’s the critical supply of blood in times of emergency. That’s why with the public hitting the roads this summer vacation season — along with typical accidents and hospital surgeries — the American Red Cross is encouraging those who can to give the precious life-saving 3

June 14, 2017 2:19 PM World Blood Donor Day: Lack of donating culture causing shortages during emergencies

ISLAMABAD: A vast majority of blood donated in Pakistan is through ‘family donors’ or family members who donate blood in lieu of a need by a family member, as opposed to voluntary donors. Of the 3.5 million blood donations collected annually, around 90 per cent are from relatives of the patients while only 10 per cent is from voluntary donors, said Hasan 6

June 9, 2017 7:12 PM Kids and Ramadan: No fast, but a focus on more good deeds

This is the third in a weekly series about managing meals, nutrition and more during Ramadan. I still remember my excitement as Ramadan approached when I was a kid growing up in Damascus, Syria. The sights and sounds of those times are vivid in my mind. There was the drummer who walked the streets of the ancient city before dawn, calling for people to wake up for suhoor 4

June 7, 2017 7:04 PM #CapeStorm: Scores of displaced, homeless people to spend the night at alternative shelters

Cape Town – Scores of Capetonians will spend the night in community halls and shelters following a raging storm that is expected to lash much of the Western Cape until Friday. Safety and security mayoral committee member JP Smith said 870 structures had been destroyed while more than 2 500 people had been affected by water-logged homes. More than 100 people 4

June 5, 2017 9:38 AM A poised yet angry Britain heads toward election as police carry out new raids

LONDON — The police investigation into London’s latest terror attack intensified Monday as politicians officially resumed campaigning ahead of an unpredictable election that sees Britons go to the polls in just three days. Police carried out early morning raids at addresses in Newham and Barking — both in east London — that they said were connected to Saturday 2

May 25, 2017 1:21 PM A Terrible Week, a Mixed Season in Manchester but United Sign off on a High Note

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Jose Mourinho surveyed the scene as he walked slowly across the pitch towards the goal where 15,000 Manchester United fans were massed across three tiers of Stockholm’s Friends Arena. They’d sung ‘Manchester, Manchester, Manchester’ many times during the 2017 Europa League final, louder and prouder than they normally would. They belted 3

May 15, 2017 8:47 AM Here's what Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 7S could cost

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Not only will consumers have to wait longer than usual for Apple's iPhone 8. They'll also have to pay more than ever. A new report from finance company Goldman Sachs predicts the iPhone 8 will come in two models. The 128GB version could cost $999 (more than any other version of the iPhone to date) and a 256GB would come in at $1,099. These 3

May 8, 2017 7:40 PM Warangal Collector donates blood on Thalassemia Day

2,847 patients had undergone treatment at Hanamkonda District Collector K. Amrapali donated blood on the occasion of Thalassemia Day at the Red Cross building in Hanamkonda on Monday. The Red Cross Society has been treating patients with Thalassemia -A blood disorder which results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which leads to anaemia - at the blood 2

May 7, 2017 3:30 PM Nicki Minaj says she’ll pay college tuition fees for fans

Nicki Minaj says she’ll pay college tuition fees for fans if they can prove they got straight A’s. Responding to dozens of requests on Twitter asking for help with money, she said she’ll do it again in the future. People sent her screengrabs of report cards and stories of their financial troubles. The majority of the pleas were for less than $1,000 (£770) but she seemed 5