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Losing DR Congo presidential candidate Martin Fayulu challenges results in court

Losing DR Congo presidential candidate Martin Fayulu challenges results in court

World
Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Martin Fayulu, the runner-up presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has gone to court to challenge the election results. Another opposition candidate, Felix Tshisekedi, was declared the winner Thursday by the electoral commission but Fayulu's coalition said Friday he captured 61 percent of the vote in the Central African nation, Voice of America reported. They cited figures from the Catholic Church, which placed 40,000 election observers across the country. The coalition said Tshisekedi won 18 percent of the vote. The commission's report said Tshisekedi received 39 percent of the vote, Fayulu had 35 and 24 percent went to outgoing President Joseph Kabila's preferred successor Emmanuel Shadary The results from the Dec. 30 election are due to be publis...
Madhya Pradesh: India election results show nail-biting contest

Madhya Pradesh: India election results show nail-biting contest

World
Preliminary election results in the central state of Madhya Pradesh show a nail-biting contest between India's ruling BJP and the opposition Congress.The results show a late comeback for the BJP in the state after early results put Congress well ahead.However, Congress is leading in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, which were previous BJP strongholds.Correspondents say the polls will boost the opposition ahead of general elections due in 2019. A shot in the arm for the opposition?Soutik Biswas, BBC News, DelhiThis is the last round of state polls before general elections, which will be held in the next few months.The Congress's vastly improved performance in the thre...
Noel Edmonds I’m A Celeb exit branded 'fix' after he was 'holding bag' before results

Noel Edmonds I’m A Celeb exit branded 'fix' after he was 'holding bag' before results

Entertainment
Last night the House Party presenter was evicted after the first vote-off but was in good spirits when joined with wife Liz Davies on the famous jingle bridge.Twitter was a sea of viewers branding the show a fix, one said: “Well that vote out was a fix if ever I saw one.”Another added: "The whole nation tweeting about how they wanted noel to stay...there's no way he got the least amount of votes #fix."Viewers were also convinced Noel was the only celeb holding his belongings before the results were announced. The 69-year-old was whisked off to the luxury Versace hotel where all the stars stay after being kicked out of the jungle. Related Articles Despite his short stint on the show, Noel was clearly fed up with the infamous beans and rice diet as a source told The Mirro...
Health education produces better results for chronic disease treatment, study says

Health education produces better results for chronic disease treatment, study says

Health
Nov. 19 (UPI) -- People with chronic diseases can improve their health conditions with only 45 minutes of consultation with a medical professional, according to a new study. Researchers said in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association they observed results in 47 patients with hypertension, COPD or diabetes. Each patient followed up doctor appointment with 45-minute visits to second-year medical students -- and paid two more to the students after three weeks and three months. For the patients, those sessions decreased their level of emotional distress and increased their ability to self-monitor and navigate the healthcare system, the study found. "Patients reported a greater understanding of their chronic disease and feeling better equipped to manage their health," Alexis Stoner...
Taste-Test Results: Five Crunch-Worthy Snacks From Popchips

Taste-Test Results: Five Crunch-Worthy Snacks From Popchips

Health
This week our testers were so enthused about a new line of supposedly healthy snacks that we abandoned our usual grazing and took a vertical plunge into all five flavors of so-called Popchips. We were more than a little skeptical at the “never baked, never fried” credo on the side of the bag, and after several calls to the manufacturer, we are still mystified as to what technology they use to get so much crunch into a chip without leaving a greasy film on our hands. We're still investigating. But in the interest of snacking fanatics everywhere, we give you this review of a truly crunch-worthy product.  Parmesan and Garlic Potato Chip ...