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Youth football players show brain changes after just one season

Football brain injuriesWhen it comes to head impact in youth football, it is not just concussion that affects the brain. In a new study, researchers identified white matter changes in the brains of children after just a single season of playing football, even in the absence of a concussion diagnosis.

It is estimated that around 30 million children and adolescents in the United States take part in some form of sports.


Facebook co-founder drops unprecedented cash to stop Trump

dustin MoskowitzIf the first $20 million yielded cheers, the second $15 million generated stunned silence.

Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz vaulted suddenly and without any advance warning to the top rung of Democratic party megadonors with two unheralded tears through his checkbook in the past six weeks. His money significantly altered the short-term financial position of the pro-Hillary Clinton forces and revealed a previously unknown source of cash for Democrats.


Somali pirates release 26 hostages held for 5 years

Somali pirates release 26 hostagesTwenty-six hostages taken nearly five years ago by Somali pirates have been freed, officials said.

The release came about after negotiations with the Hostage Support Partners, a mediation organization, CNN reported.

Of the 29 crew members seized along with their boat in 2012, one died during the hijacking and two succumbed to illness during captivity. The hostages were men from Indonesia, China, the Philippines and Cambodia. They were on board the vessel Neham 3, which sailed under an Omani flag, when they were captured.


Trump's growth projections leave economists in disbelief

Trumps growth fantasyEconomists are dubious of Donald Trump’s claim that he could more than triple economic growth if elected president.

Trump has repeatedly blasted the gross domestic product (GDP) numbers under President Obama as pathetically low, promising he would change the trajectory by building a “tremendous economic machine.” He reiterated those claims during the third presidential debate Wednesday, after the government reported the economy grew 1.4 percent in the second quarter of the year.


At least 11 dead after tour bus, truck crash in Calif.

Tour bus crash in CaliforniaAt least 11 people were killed Sunday when a tour bus and a truck collided on Interstate 10 near this resort city 100 miles east of Los Angeles.

Emergency personnel could be seen removing at least 11 bodies from the scene. NBC News, citing officials with the Riverside County Coroner's Office, put the death toll at 13.

The California Highway Patrol officer Stephanie Hamilton said all the fatalities were passengers in the tour bus. Hamilton said the death toll could rise as rescuers make their way through the tangled crash scene.


174 inmates break out of Haitian prison, kill guard

Haiti prison escapeMore than 170 prisoners have escaped from a prison in Haiti after launching an attack on guards with stolen weapons. One guard was killed in the attack which was launched when inmates were allowed out of their cells to bathe.

A manhunt has now been launched to find the 174 prisoners and UN peacekeepers have been drafted in to set up checkpoints.

The inmates broke into an area used by the guards, stealing at least five rifles and shooting one prison officer dead.


Turkey fires at ISIL positions near Mosul

Turks fire on ISIL near MosulTurkey has confirmed its troops have fired at positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in a town near Mosul after receiving a request by Kurdish Peshmerga fighters for assistance.

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildrim announced on Sunday Turkey's involvement in the military offensive near Bashiqa, a town east of Mosul. He said that the Kurdish Peshmerga requested Turkey's assistance.


Afghanistan: 43 percent rise in estimated opium harvest

Opium trade up in AfghanistanEstimated opium production in Afghanistan has risen by 43 percent to 4,800 metric tonnes in 2016 compared with 2015 levels, according to the latest  Afghanistan Opium Survey figures released by the Afghan Ministry of Counter Narcotics and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The survey, released on Sunday, showed that the total area under cultivation in Afghanistan at an estimated 201,000 hectares in 2016, a 10 percent increase from the 183,000 hectares in 2015.


Wonder Woman named UN ambassador in controversial move

Wonder Womannn  Apparently, it takes a superhero to advocate for the rights of women.

At least that's the message some people received when earlier Friday the United Nations appointed Wonder Woman as Honorary Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.
The decision comes as part of a campaign to raise awareness on Sustainable Development Goal 5, achieving gender equality and empowerment for all women and girls. Goal 5 is one of 17 goals set by the UN in 2015 to achieve a prosperous, protected planet.

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