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Nun Gives Birth in Italy, Claims She Was Unaware of Pregnancy

Nun Gives Birth in Italy, Claims She Was Unaware of Pregnancy

Jan 18, – The 31-year-old was rushed to hospital with abdominal pains, which she thought were stomach cramps. The young mother, who is originally from El Salvador, reportedly named her newborn Francis after the current Pope. The mayor of Rieti, Simone Petrangeli has appealed to the public and media to respect the woman’s privacy. The […]

January 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers

Sep 05, – Picture warnings on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking make little impact on teenage smokers, a study suggests. The UK introduced the images, which depict things such as diseased lungs and heart surgery, in 2008. But the Stirling University study, which involved 2,800 children, found the images have had almost no […]

September 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
64-year-old US swimmer completes Cuba-to-Florida swim

64-year-old US swimmer completes Cuba-to-Florida swim

Sep 03, – American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad on Monday became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage, succeeding on her fifth attempt at the feat. Nyad came ashore about 53 hours after she set off from Havana, completing the estimated 177-km journey and setting a […]

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Cheryl Cole happy to say goodbye to her 20s

Cheryl Cole happy to say goodbye to her 20s

Aug 19, – Singer-songwriter Cheryl Cole is glad that her 20s are behind her and says that now she feels “calmer and settled”. But the “Parachute” singer, who turned 30 on June 30, has admitted that her 20s were amazing, reports contactmusic.com. ”Turning 30 always felt like a sigh of relief. I’m glad to put […]

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