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In the wake of a landmark new study on hyperemesis gravidarum, one woman shares her horrific experience.
Cleo Smith was last seen in her family's tent at about 1.30 am local time on Saturday (October 16) at the remote Blowholes Shacks campsite in Macleod, about 900 km (560 miles) north of Perth. When her parents woke at 6.30 a.m. she was gone, police said. Local media reported that the family had been visiting for a weekend camping trip but were staying in the remote area.Western Australian Police said they believe she was abducted from her tent and hold grave fears for her safety.More than 100 police, defence force and state emergency service personnel have joined the searches by air, sea and land for the girl, scouring through the rugged area of the Western Australian coastline.
Takeaway, the largest transatlantic food ordering and delivery service, has seen its shares drop 25% this year after New York City imposed a permanent cap on commissions that online companies may charge restaurants for orders - a decision Takeaway and others are challenging. In Takeaway's presentation on Thursday, it said it would target Gross Transaction Value growth - a common measure in e-commerce - in the "mid teens" for 2022. The company repeated its full-year 2021 forecast for an earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) margin of -1%-1.5% on a gross transaction value of 28 billion-30 billion euros ($32 billion-$35 billion).
US President Joe Biden presented Vice President Kamala Harris with a bunch of flowers and a picture of them together for her birthday on October 20.The White House released video showing Biden arriving at Harris’s office with his gifts, with Harris exclaiming “Really? Oh, Joe” in surprise.Harris said she was touched by the gesture, and told Biden that she would hang the picture “with great pride.” Credit: White House via Storyful
Tokyo will lift curbs on bar and restaurant opening hours as virus cases in the Japanese capital hit their lowest level this year, officials said Thursday.
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More locals were told to evacuate their homes on the Spanish island of La Palma on Wednesday, October 20, as the Cumbre Vieja volcano continued to spew lava over a month after it first erupted.112 Canarias said between 40 and 50 homes were under the new evacuation order as lava flows advanced further northwest.This clip, released by the Spanish Research Council (CSIC), shows lava flows on Wednesday night.As of October 19, the lava flow had destroyed 2,185 buildings, the EU’s Copernicus Emergency Management Service said. Credit: CSIC via Storyful
If there is one thing I’m incredibly proud of, it’s the fact that I’ve rarely ghosted while dating.
Good Morning Britain presenter Richard Madeley has all but confirmed that he will be taking part in this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here.
Former President Bill Clinton released a video on Wednesday, saying he is on the road to recovery after being hospitalized in Southern California for six days to treat an infection unrelated to COVID-19. Clinton, 75, who arrived Sunday at his home in New York, said he was glad to be back home, and that he was “so touched by the outpouring of support” he received while hospitalized last week. An aide to the former president said Clinton had a urological infection that spread to his bloodstream but was on the mend and never went into septic shock, a potentially life-threatening condition.
In the recorded message, Clinton said he was glad to be home and touched by "the outpouring of support" he received. He also thanked the care he received at the University of California Irvine Medical Center and his doctor Dr. Alpesh Amin who oversaw his care.Clinton was discharged on Sunday (October 17) and will finish his course of antibiotics in his home state of New York.
The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office in Arizona said a Marine Corps veteran disarmed a suspect with a handgun during a robbery at a Chevron gas station on October 20.Security footage shows the veteran, who was a customer inside the store, grabbing the suspect’s gun and restraining him.“Upon arrival, deputies learned of three suspects entering the Chevron, one of them armed with a handgun,” the sheriff’s office said. “The armed suspect walked next to a store customer while pointing the weapon toward the cashier when the customer acted immediately and disarmed him.”The other two suspects fled the scene and were on the loose, according to a statement. The armed suspect, who was a juvenile, was booked into the Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center for one count of armed robbery and one count of aggravated assault. Credit: Yuma County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful
The explosion on Thursday (October 21), in north-eastern Shenyang city, shattered windows of nearby buildings and halted traffic, the reports said.Nothing was left of the restaurant except exposed structural beams, according to videos circulating on Chinese social media.More than 100 firefighters were sent to the scene.Authorities are investigating the cause of the explosion.
China Evergrande has secured an extension on a defaulted bond of more than $250 million dollars.That's according to financial provider REDD on Thursday.Evergrande was once China's top-selling property developer but its now reeling under more than $300 billion dollars of debt and is lumbering towards what's expected to be the country's largest-ever corporate default.However, Thursday's extension offers rare respite for the embattled developer coming just a day after it failed to sell a $2.6 billion stake in its property services unit.REDD reported that Evergrande has won a "more than three month" extension of a $260 million bond after agreeing to provide extra collateral.Evergrande did not respond to a Reuters request for comment.News of the extension came after Evergrande said on Wednesday it had scrapped a deal to sell a 50% stake in Evergrande Property Services Group to rival developer Hopson.The deal is the developer's second to collapse as it scrambles to raise cash.Two sources told Reuters last week the $1.7 billion sale of its Hong Kong headquarters had failed as buyers worry about Evergrande's financial situation.The setback also comes just ahead of the expiry of a 30-day grace period for Evergrande to pay over $80 million for an offshore bond, which would throw the company into default.Evergrande's troubles have prompted government officials to come out in force to tamp down fears of a broader financial crisis.
Rebecca Hall’s deft directorial debut “Passing,” which competed for Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize and was acquired by Netflix, and Julia Ducournau’s sophomore feature “Titane,” winner of Cannes’ Palme d’Or and France’s entry in the International Feature Film Oscar race, have been selected to compete in a section devoted to up-and-coming directors at the 29th edition […]
A new survey has revealed the impact suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), has on sufferers.
Bayern Munich confirmed Thursday that head coach Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Covid-19 - even though he is fully vaccinated - having already sat out their Champions League win at Benfica with illness.
It makes everything from Dove soap to Ben & Jerry's ice cream. And all its products might soon be going up in price. On Thursday (October 21) household goods giant Unilever warned that it sees even higher inflation ahead. The firm says prices rises will probably accelerate next year due to surging costs for energy, edible oils and packaging. Transport is also getting steadily more expensive. Earlier this week arch-rival Nestle said it had hiked prices to cope with rising costs. It's a similar story at Unilever. Its sales rose faster than expected in the three months to the end of September. Though the volume of goods sold actually fell, prices rose more than enough to compensate. But analysts say Unilever may struggle to pass on all the coming rise in costs. It makes about 60% of its sales in emerging markets, where inflation pressures are fiercest. For all that, the firm says it's sticking to profit margin targets made earlier in the year, defying analyst fears of a cut. Unilever shares rose 1% in early trade Thursday.
The authorities in Moscow on Thursday announced a plan to shut restaurants and non-food stores and introduce other restrictions later this month as Russia registered the highest daily numbers of new coronavirus infections and deaths since the start of the pandemic. The government coronavirus task force reported 36,339 new confirmed infections and 1,036 deaths in the past 24 hours that brought Russia’s death toll to 227,389 — by far the highest in Europe. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday responded to rising contagion and deaths by ordering Russians to stay off work for a period starting Oct. 30 and extending through the following week, and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin followed up Thursday by introducing a slew of restrictions in the capital.
Floods and landslides triggered by days of torrential rains have killed at least 99 people in Nepal since Monday, officials said. In neighboring India, heavy downpours this week have also wreaked havoc, killing at least 88 people, while flooding roads, destroying bridges and causing landslides that washed away several homes. Police in Nepal said rescuers were looking for at least 40 people who have been reported as missing, sparking fears that the death toll could rise.