Ex-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer
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Ex-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman diagnosed with prostate cancer

LONDON (AP) — The Rolling Stones press office says the band’s former bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, but is expected to make a full recovery. A statement said Tuesday that 79-year-old Wyman is undergoing treatment for the disease, which was “caught in the early stages.” It said the Wyman family has … Continue reading

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London fashion: Python at Burberry, faded romance at Erdem
Art / Celebrities / Fashion

London fashion: Python at Burberry, faded romance at Erdem

LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week rolled out some of its biggest shows Monday, with luxury label Burberry leading a hectic catwalk schedule that also includes designers Erdem, Peter Pilotto, Christopher Kane and Roksanda. Some highlights from Day 4: ___ BURBERRY UNVEILS TARTAN, PYTHON, SEQUINS Burberry made its customary dramatic impact on London Fashion Week … Continue reading

Feds: Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species list
Health / National

Feds: Remove 3 California foxes from endangered species list

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal wildlife officials recommended Friday that three fox subspecies native to California’s Channel Islands be removed from the endangered species, saying their populations have made an historic recovery. The foxes on islands lying just off the state’s southern coast were once on the brink of extinction. “We’ve been able to stop … Continue reading

Q&A: As Zika rages in the Americas, should Asia be worried?
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Q&A: As Zika rages in the Americas, should Asia be worried?

Zika virus continues to rage in the Americas, and the World Health Organization has declared it a global health emergency. Taiwan has recently issued a travel advisory for Thailand, warning expectant mothers or women trying to get pregnant to postpone their trips there. But how big of a concern is Zika virus for Asia? Here’s … Continue reading

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika
Business / Health / Latin America & the Caribbean / National

Obama asking Congress for emergency funding to combat Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says “there shouldn’t be a panic on this.” The virus is spreading rapidly through Latin America. While most people experience either mild or … Continue reading