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April 24, 2018 4:07 PM U.S. veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

Patient, who asked to remain anonymous, is expected to recover urinary and, eventually, sexual function A U.S. veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world's most extensive penis transplant, and doctors say he is recovering well and expected to leave the hospital this week. Saying they wanted to address "an unspoken 12

April 23, 2018 10:29 PM Johns Hopkins performs world’s first penile transplant

In the latest breakthrough for the Hopkins reconstructive team, nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons transplanted a deceased donor’s entire penis, scrotum and partial abdominal wall on a wounded soldier over the course of 14 hours. “It’s a real mind-boggling injury to suffer, it is not an easy one to accept,” the soldier said in a statement 12

April 23, 2018 12:29 PM Hasbro takes a hit as sales sink with collapse of Toys “R” Us

“We are working to put the near-term disruption from Toys ‘R’ Us behind us,” Hasbro Chairman and CEO said as the company reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday for its first quarter. PAWTUCKET, R.I.—The repercussions from the demise of Toys “R” Us have begun to ripple outward beginning with Hasbro, which reported a loss and plunging revenue Monday 12

April 21, 2018 10:48 PM Actor Verne Troyer from Austin Powers films dies at 49

LOS ANGELES—Actor Verne Troyer from the Austin Powers movie franchise has died. A statement provided by Troyer’s spokesperson that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts says the 49-year-old actor died Saturday. No cause or place of death was given, but the statement discusses depression and suicide, and Troyer had publicly discussed 10

April 21, 2018 9:44 PM Russia says not yet served with Democrat lawsuit over alleged collusion with Trump campaign

'It seems to be a kind of attempt by the Democrats to justify their defeat,' says foreign ministry Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President 8

April 21, 2018 4:55 PM Doug Ford says he’ll take ‘high road’ after crude comment by Liberal organizer

David Herle, campaign co-chair for Premier Kathleen Wynne, has apologized for a remark made about the Tory leader on TV. CHATHAM, Ont.—A senior campaign official for the Ontario Liberals is apologizing for a crude comment he made on live television about Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford. David Herle, campaign co-chair for Premier Kathleen Wynne 7

April 20, 2018 6:00 PM Alberta university criticized for plan to bestow honorary degree on David Suzuki

The University of Alberta is being criticized for its decision to give David Suzuki an honorary degree. Earlier this month, the university announced that the longtime environmentalist will be one of 13 people to receive the honour later this spring. Andrew Leach, the architect of Alberta's climate change plan and an economics professor at the university

April 20, 2018 5:41 PM DJ and producer Avicii dead at 28

His death comes just days after he was nominated for a Billboard Music Award. NEW YORK—The Swedish-born producer and DJ known as Avicii has been found dead in Oman. Publicist Diana Baron said in a statement that the 28-year-old DJ, born Tim Bergling, was in Muscat, Oman. “The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy 10

April 20, 2018 5:25 PM Commonwealth leaders approve Prince Charles to succeed Queen

Decision comes despite calls for the role to be rotated around organization's 53 member states Prince Charles was approved to succeed Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a Friday meeting of the group's heads of government in the British town of Windsor. "We recognize the role of the Queen in championing the Commonwealth and its peoples," the Commonwealth 6

April 20, 2018 4:14 PM Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola, WHO says

Hungarian officials asked WHO for help after a scientist had an 'accidental exposure' to Ebola The World Health Organization says it has co-ordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month. The U.N. health agency said in an emailed 4