A New York veteran’s hospital may have exposed more than 700 of its patients with HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C by mistakenly reusing its insulin pens, which are used to inject diabetes patients with a hormone produced by the pancreas.
The Federal Aviation Administration is in the midst of upgrading its air traffic control system at a cost of tens of billions of dollars. A big price might not fix an even bigger problem, though, as hackers suggest that system could be compromised.
A US defense report has called for contingency planning to neutralize a vast Chinese tunnel network with both “conventional and nuclear forces.” James Corbett told RT the “Underground Great Wall” scare is being used to mask US nuclear ambitions.
A gunman opened fire on the headquarters of Greece’s ruling New Democracy party in a seemingly randomized shooting spree. The building was empty at the time of the attack, but one round hit the office where the Greek PM sometimes works.
Pakistani Shia Muslims protesting against sectarian violence have agreed to stop their sit-in and bury the bodies of their relatives killed in Thursday’s twin bombings in Baluchistan Province, after PM Raja Pervez Asharaf sacked local officials.
Thousands of Kurds have taken to the streets of Paris, demanding justice for the killings of three Kurdish women. Turkish Prime Minister Recept Tayyip Erdogan has demanded that France immediately clarify the circumstances of the deaths.
Twenty-nine policemen were injured during disorder in east Belfast on Saturday. Day 40 of the flag protests saw officers firing plastic bullets and using water cannon in response to hundreds of protesters' attacks with bricks, bottles and fireworks.
The Israeli army has called on people to avoid visiting Golan minefields covered with snow after the country was paralyzed due to the harshest snowstorm in decades. There are around 2,000 mines within the territory of the Golan Heights.