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Swine Flu cases nears 1,000

The World Health Organization reported on Monday that 985 cases of influenza A (H1N1) have been reported across twenty countries.

Swine Flu: Worst is over

The influenza AH1N1 the virus that has claimed the lives of 19 people in Mexico is on the decrease according to the Federal Health Minister, Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos the El Universal reported.

Flu fears dampen talk of tentative world recovery

Fears that any tentative green shoots in the global economy could be trampled by a deadly outbreak of swine flu put markets on edge on Monday, after world policymakers said over the weekend that a recovery could begin later this year but plenty of downside risk remained.

Venezuela seizes Stanford bank after online run

Venezuela seized a local bank owned by Allen Stanford on Thursday to stem massive online deposit withdrawals as the impact of a U.S. fraud case against the Texan billionaire spread through Latin America.

BA flight crash lands in London

On Friday evening a British Airways passenger jet with 72 people on board crash-landed at London City Airport. All passengers were evacuated to safety, the Associated Press reported.

New Rubik's Cube, 360

New Rubik's 360, is not a cube. Two-time British Cube-solving champion Dan Harris, 24, from Gorleston, Norfolk, has tested Rubik's 360 on the Sunday Telegraph.

World's biggest snake discover

Researchers have found fossils of the world's biggest snake ever from northeastern Colombia, a behemoth that stretched 42 to 45 feet long, reaching more than 2,500 pounds from nose to tail tip.

Small, hot earth-like planet discovered

A small, hot earth-like planet has been discovered by astronomers led by the French Space Agency using the COROT space telescope, detected outside the Solar System, which has a surface to walk on.

German crash-lands car on church roof

A German motorist missed a bend in the road, broke through a barrier and hurtled up a bank, crash-landing on a church roof in eastern Germany, police said on Monday.

George Eisenhart Crushed By Monster Truck

George Eiisenheart, a promoter for the Motor Sports Monster Truck and Thrill Show has died Saturday Night from injuries in an accident at an event in Madison, Wisconsin.

Schools re-open in Gaza

On Saturday tens of thousands of children picked up their school bag once again and headed for school.

Why Europe can't live without Russian gas

The European Union lives relying on Russia for one-quarter of its gas supplies. If supplies are for some reason cut, many parts of Europe are left to shiver in the cold.

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