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Superbugs kill 33,000 in Europe every year

(CNN)Superbugs are killing about 33,000 people in Europe every year, according to a new report. The “burden of infection” — measured in the number of cases, attributable deaths and disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) — of these superbugs is equivalent to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS combined, according to the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), which conducted ...

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea’s state media reported Monday. Diaz-Canel, who is in Asia on his first international tour since assuming office in April, arrived in ...

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US mid-terms: The celebs who want to influence the elections

Taylor Swift shocked people last month when she came out in support of the Democrats ahead of the mid-term elections. Skip Instagram post by taylorswift View this post on Instagram I’m writing this post about the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, in which I’ll be voting in the state of Tennessee. In the past I’ve been reluctant to publicly ...

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Lion Air jet’s airspeed indicator malfunctioned on 4 flights

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – The “black box” data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, investigators said Monday, just hours after distraught relatives of victims confronted the airline’s co-founder at a meeting organized by officials. National Transportation Safety Committee chairman Soerjanto Tjahjono said the problem was similar on each of ...

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