29 Jul 2019

Grasshoppers take Vegas by swarm, disrupting weather radar, tourism

(Reuters) – Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America’s Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media.

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25 Jul 2018

Tapeworm eggs found in brain of girl with severe headaches

The parents of an 8-year-old girl suffering from severe headaches and epileptic seizures for months were both relieved and horrified when doctors told them her diagnosis: 100 tapeworm eggs were inside her brain.

Doctors at Fortis Hospital in New Delhi, India, told India Today the larvae traveled to the girl’s brain through her bloodstream, causing massive swelling. By the time she was hospitalized, the young girl, who has not been identified, was nearly unconscious.

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19 Feb 2016

Hungry mice thwart fix for Brussels’ traffic chaos

As if the European Union does not have crises enough, now traffic chaos in its congested capital Brussels is being blamed on… hungry mice.

EU leaders gathering for a summit on Thursday to deal with the refugee crisis and British threats to quit the bloc find a city struggling to cope with repeated closures of key road tunnels caused by crumbling concrete and years of decay.

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06 Feb 2015

Super rats to invade town after 20 INCH genetically mutated rodent found

Pest controllers have warned a town it is about to be invaded by SUPER RATS – after its biggest ever rodent was found.

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05 Aug 2014

Flea infestation shuts down New York courthouse

ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York courthouse is closed for a second consecutive day because of an infestation of fleas.

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