Ebola vaccine okayed in monkey trials

September 08, 2014 in International

[caption id="attachment_726" align="alignleft" width="300"] A medical worker at an Ebola treatment clinic in Africa (Photo: AFP).[/caption] PARIS, France (AFP) — A novel vaccine temporarily shielded lab monkeys from Ebola, and a booster jab provided lasting protection, according to a study Sunday that endorsed approval for tests...

US Justice Dept announces Ferguson police probe

September 05, 2014 in International

[caption id="attachment_715" align="alignleft" width="300"] Attorney General Eric Holder listens at left during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Thursday, September 4, to announce the Justice Department's civil rights division will launch a broad civil rights investigation in the Ferguson, Police Department. At...

Joan Rivers dies

September 05, 2014 in International

[caption id="attachment_695" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joan Rivers died today at age 81. (FP)[/caption] Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died today. She was 81. Rivers was hospitalised...