The Fashionista's Guide to Current Events and World News August 11, 2011!

The Fashionista's Guide to Current Events and World News August 11, 2011!

"Leukemia Treatment: 'Remarkable' method wipes out cancer in 2 patients improves a third. Scientists are reporting the first clear success with a new approach for treating leukemia — turning the patients' own blood cells into assassins that hunt and destroy their cancer cells. 

They've only done it in three patients so far, but the results were striking: Two appear cancer-free up to a year after treatment, and the third patient is improved but still has some cancer. Scientists are already preparing to try the same gene therapy technique for other kinds of cancer." Full Article



"Share Markets Rise In Volatile Trading: U.S and European shares have both risen, but trading remains volatile as concerns continue over euro-zone debt." Full Article






"U.S. Supreme Court asked to review Arizona immigration law: Arizona's governor formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to intervene and allow the state to enforce its controversial immigration law known as Senate Bill 1070.

State officials filed a petition seeking to overturn a federal judge's order preventing parts of the law from going into effect. Gov. Jan Brewer signed the sweeping legislation, which became official last month." Full Article



"British Prime Minster
David Cameron
 told lawmakers Thursday that the police in London had initially waited too long to arrest rioters, when violent unrest broke out in several of the capital's neighborhoods.

He urged action to deal with groups of mostly young boys, leading a "blighted life" in deprived areas, including social reforms and tough criminal justice. 

The United Kingdom would turn to the United States for help in tackling gangs, Cameron said, referring to efforts in Boston, Los Angeles and New York...Cameron also said a "broken society" that had led to some children "growing up not knowing the difference between right and wrong" had to change, with parents taking on proper responsibility." Full Article



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3 comments:

  1. Urma16:01

    Great news its high time we found a cure and eradicated all types of cancer.

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  2. alex16:01

    yes yes thats good to hear support cancer research programs

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  3. Debra16:03

    That Arizona governor is racist # there I said it.

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