Eight children in the UK have died as a result of an invasive streptococcal infection

Scarlet fever due to streptococcal infection (Photo by BSIP/UIG via Getty Images) Universal Images group via Getty Images As of today, the United Kingdom has reported that eight children aged 12 and under have died due to an invasive form of strep infection. While the bacteria that causes these serious illnesses are extremely common, the … Read more

‘I’m in a crisis every day’: prices are higher than the inflation-adjusted wage of the Belgian | Belgium

AAt first glance, Belgium seems to have found the answer to the cost-of-living crisis gripping Europe. In this prosperous country where unions remain relatively powerful, wages, pensions and benefits automatically rise in line with inflation. Many governments abandoned similar policies after the oil price shocks of the 1970s, but Belgium has continued to protect workers’ … Read more

Heroic Georgia dog battles coyote pack chasing herd of sheep | Dogs

If anyone has earned the title of very good boy, it’s Casper, a 20-month-old Great Pyrenees from Decatur, Georgia, who single-handedly killed eight coyotes trying to prey on his owner’s sheep. Last week, a pack of 11 coyotes attacked farmer John Wierwiller’s herd, according to a report from a local television station, WAGA-TV. Casper furiously … Read more

Four San Francisco restaurants receive new Michelin stars

Four of San Francisco’s top eateries earned another Michelin star on Monday, December 5, at the 2022 edition of the Michelin Guide California ceremony in Los Angeles. A total of eighteen California restaurants were recognized. San Francisco restaurants receiving their first coveted Michelin star include Nisei, Osito, San Ho Won, and Ssal. Press in St. … Read more

News, Scores, Results, Andrew Nembhard, Indiana Pacers Beat Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers Double OT Loss to Houston Rockets, James Harden Returns, Joel Embiid

An under-manned Indiana Pacers stunned the Golden State Warriors on the road in a 112-104 victory after a monstrous blast from rookie Andrew Nembhard. Nembhard matched Steph Curry for most of the game, finishing with 31 points, five triples, eight rebounds and 13 assists—all career highs—to lift a Pacers squad that missed Tyrese Haliburton and … Read more

Amazon to launch Prime Gaming in India • TechCrunch

Amazon is getting closer to launching Prime Gaming, the subscription service that offers free access to a number of titles and comes bundled with Amazon Prime and Video subscriptions to its members in India, according to the company’s website. “Prime Gaming (included with your Prime membership) unlocks instant access to tons of exclusive content for … Read more

China’s Xi has met with more than 25 world leaders in about a month

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a session during the G20 summit on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali on November 16, 2022. Willy Kurniawan| Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — A month after Chinese President Xi Jinping consolidated his power domestically, he took to the global stage to strengthen relations with the US and other … Read more

Tourists face up to a year in prison for sex outside marriage after Indonesia passes new laws

A parliamentary task force finalized the bill in November, and lawmakers approved it on Tuesday. A copy of the amended penal code obtained by The Associated Press contains several revised articles that criminalize extramarital sex with one year in prison and six months in cohabitation. Indonesia has banned sex outside marriage, affecting both citizens and … Read more