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10 patients die after explosion in Turkish hospital’s COVID-19 wing

10 patients die after explosion in Turkish hospital’s COVID-19 wing

World
Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Ten people were killed after an oxygen ventilator exploded at a hospital treating COVID-19 patients in Turkey on Saturday. The intensive care unit of Sanko University Hospital in Gaziantep, Turkey, caught fire, killing nine patients between the age of 56 and 85. Advertisement Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca tweeted later Saturday that another individual had died after being transferred to another hospital, bringing the number of deaths to 10. More than 50 people were affected by the fire, including doctors, medical personnel and security guards, according to the hospital. Ten staff members were in oxygen therapy at another hospital, and 11 patients have been transferred to other hospitals. Investigators were working to determine the cause of the explosion, which to...
Watch: HBO Max releases trailer for ‘West Wing’ reunion special

Watch: HBO Max releases trailer for ‘West Wing’ reunion special

Entertainment
Oct. 8 (UPI) -- HBO Max released a trailer for A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote, a reunion special of Aaron Sorkin's White House-based drama featuring most of the original cast in a staged reading of a classic episode. The trailer for the special, which streams Oct. 15 on HBO Max, features The West Wing stars Martin Sheen, Bradley Whitford, Allison Janney, Janel Moloney, Richard Schiff, Rob Lowe and Dule Hill performing a staged reading of Season 3 episode "Hartsfield's Landing" at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. Advertisement This is Us star Sterling K. Brown joins the cast as Leo McGarry, the role plated by late actor John Spencer. The special is a benefit for When We All Vote, a nonprofit aimed at increasing voter registration and participation. The act breaks will f...
Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part

Business
Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes.The crisis-hit US company announced the action after an issue with "slat tracks" was disclosed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Boeing said it had identified 21 planes most likely to have the parts in question.It was advising airlines, which it did not identify, to also check an additional 112 planes. ...
Youth wing leader says sorry amid Zimbabwe 'coup'

Youth wing leader says sorry amid Zimbabwe 'coup'

World
The head of the African Union has said the takeover of Zimbabwe by the country's military "seems like a coup".The army chiefs who seized the capital, including the presidential palace and the state broadcaster early on Wednesday, claimed they had not carried out a coup.President Robert Mugabe is believed to be under house arrest despite an army claim that he was "safe".The Zimbabwean army said it took Mr Mugabe and his wife Grace into custody but there are unconfirmed and disputed reports that the first lady has fled the country and may be in Namibia.United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appealed for calm, non-violence and restraint after gunfire and explosions were heard near Mr Mugabe's compound.Armoured vehicles blocked roads to the main government offices, parliament and th...