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Hillary, Kaine not presidential: Donald Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine at a campaign rally in Miami, Florida. (Photo: AFP)

25 Jul 2016 11:11 AM

Zika spread from patient to caregiver in US

An elderly man who died of the Zika virus in Utah appears to have spread the infection to a caregiver, US health officials said Monday.

20 Jul 2016 12:16 AM

SpaceX to launch ‘parking spot’ at ISS

SpaceX is poised to launch its unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Monday, carrying a key piece of equipment that was lost in 2015 in a rocket explosion.

18 Jul 2016 12:33 AM

Study confirms saturated fats bad for health

Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday

08 Jul 2016 12:58 AM

Nasa’s Juno enters Jupiter’s orbit

Nasa celebrated a key triumph on Tuesday as its $1.1 billion Juno spacecraft successfully slipped into orbit around Jupiter on a mission to probe the origin of the Solar System.

06 Jul 2016 2:08 AM


Ozone layer shows signs of ‘healing’ over Antarctic

The hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic has begun to shrink, signalling good news for the environment several decades after an international accord to phase out certain pollutants, researchers

02 Jul 2016 3:02 AM

Former Voice contestant shot dead at concert

Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC’s The Voice, was killed after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unidentified gunman, who then killed himself, police said Saturday.

12 Jun 2016 7:21 AM

5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe revealed

Residue on pottery from an archaeological site has revealed the earliest evidence of beer brewing in China left from a 5,000-year-old recipe, researchers said Monday.

25 May 2016 1:25 AM

GM crops are pretty much just crops

A sweeping review on May 17 of research on genetically modified crops found no evidence that they are unsafe to eat, but warned that pest and weed resistance could pose serious problems.

23 May 2016 6:25 AM

‘Supervised’ robotic arm can perform soft-tissue surgery

This photo provided by Axel Krieger/Science Translational Medicine shows Dr Azad Shademan and Ryan Decker during supervised autonomous in-vivo bowel anastomosis performed by the smart tissue autonomous robot. (Photo: AP)

06 May 2016 2:40 AM


James Harden’s Rockets stun Warriors

James Harden (right) of the Houston Rockets is tackled by the Golden State Warriors’ Festus Ezeli on Thursday. (Photo: AFP)

23 Apr 2016 6:25 AM

NBA Playoffs: Miami too hot for Charlotte

Dwyane Wade sank two key late baskets as the Miami Heat shot better than 57 per cent for the second straight game en route to a 115-103 playoff win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday.

22 Apr 2016 3:01 AM

Tiger attacks, kills veteran keeper at Palm Beach Zoo

The tiger was tranquilised and authorities had to wait until the sedative took effect before they could come to the keeper’s aid.

16 Apr 2016 10:04 AM

US reports 1st Zika case in a gay couple

US health authorities on Thursday described the first known case of Zika being transmitted during sex between gay men, suggesting yet another route for infection with the mosquito-borne virus.

16 Apr 2016 6:46 AM

US health authorities confirm Zika birth defects

The mosquito-borne Zika virus causes birth defects, including a syndrome in which babies are born with unusually small heads, US health authorities confirmed Wednesday after months of debate and uncer

15 Apr 2016 2:15 AM


Mumbai startup’s Stepathlon global competition shows technology can help people lose weight

A friendly international competition to encourage exercise using pedometers and online tools was successful in helping people lose weight and improve their fitness over the course of three months, res

06 Apr 2016 12:58 AM

Novak Djokovic aces Miami

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates his 6-3, 6-3 win over Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the Miami Open final at Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Sunday. (Photo: AFP)

05 Apr 2016 6:00 AM

US League: Kaka inspires orlando to victory in MLS

Brazilian star Kaka made a triumphant return as Orlando City thrashed reigning champions the Portland Timbers 4-0 on Sunday to maintain their unbeaten start to the Major League Soccer season.

05 Apr 2016 12:17 AM

Victoria Azarenka rules court in Miami

Victoria Azarenka poses with the trophy after defeating Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3, 6-2 in the Miami Open women’s singles final in Key Biscayne, Florida, on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

04 Apr 2016 3:35 AM

Miami Open: Novak Djokovic, Kei Nishikori in final

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates his 6-3, 7-5 victory over Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in the Miami Open semi-finals on Friday. (Photo: AFP)

03 Apr 2016 1:32 AM