Man, 30s, shot by two masked thugs who entered house in Waterside, Co Derry
Man, 30s, shot by two masked thugs who entered house in Waterside, Co DerryThe incident happened at around 8.45pm on Tuesday evening.
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While waiting for a heart that would never come, Adalynn Rogers passed away on January 29. The 2-year-old from Kentucky suffered a devastating brain injury during her grueling wait for a life-saving heart , and the intimate photos from her final moments with her family are bringing the Internet to tears.
hands holiding red heart with kidney, world kidney day A young Irish girl who was the face of an organ donation campaign has passed away while waiting on a heart transplant.
Little Aimee Brady spent her last 10 months in the Clark Clinic awaiting an organ donor, but tragically never got the call she and her family so desperately needed.
The Derry girl, 11, was praised by the Children's Heartbeat Trust for her efforts in raising awareness on the impact of organ donation.
A spokesperson for the Trust released a statement on Thursday morning expressing their heartbreak at the news, Belfast Live reports.
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An underage Irish sportswoman was racially abused and punched on a bus last year
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A heart transplant replaces the patient's heart with a donor heart . The donor heart is matched to the recipient by blood type and body size. As the heart transplant recipient, you must take medications to prevent his or her immune system from rejecting the new heart .
Her blood pressure and heart rate dropped dangerously and she was put in intensive care as well as being added to the organ donor waiting list. In intensive care she had to be put on a machine that works in place of the heart and lungs and pumps oxygenated blood around the body.
Jan. 1: Austria legalizes same-sex marriage
Deeming all existing laws discriminatory, the Constitutional Court of Austria legalized marriage between same-sex couples. In doing so, Austria joined several other European nations such as Germany, France and Spain. Prior to this, same-sex couples in the country were only allowed to enter legal partnerships but not get married.
(Pictured) Revelers participate in the EuroPride event in Vienna, Austria, on June 15.
Jan. 1: Qatar withdraws from OPEC
In December 2018, Qatar’s Minister of Energy Saad Sherida al-Kaabi announced that the nation would withdraw from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), claiming that the move represents a “technical and strategic” change. The country made the decision after analyzing ways to make its international standing better. The withdrawal came into effect on the first day of 2019, bringing an end to over 50 years of membership.
Man jailed for four years after he used photos to blackmail girl into sex act with boy
Man jailed for four years after he used photos to blackmail girl into sex act with boyThe defendant, now aged 20, had previously forced the child to perform oral sex on him while other youths recorded the act on their mobile phones.
A heart transplant is a surgery in which doctors remove a person's sick heart and replace it with a Transplanted hearts come from organ donors who have agreed (or their guardians have agreed) to Your child's name will go on an organ waiting list. This list has the names of everyone who is waiting
The heart transplant waiting list follows evaluation. When we find a good match and assign you a donor heart , your transplant coordinator will call you right away . Becoming Inactive on the Heart Transplant Waiting List. Surgeons must transplant a donor heart within a certain amount of time.
Jan. 3: China accomplishes first landing on the far side of moon
China became the first nation in the world to safely and successfully land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. The side of the moon never faces Earth, so any mission would require a relay satellite. China’s Queqiao relay satellite helped the Chang’e-4 probe land at the Von Kármán crater. The mission aims to study the age and composition of the region and getting more information about the early solar system and Earth.
(Pictured) The Yutu-2 rover is photographed by Chang'e-4 on the moon.
Jan. 25: Brazil dam disaster kills over 230
A dam at the Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine ruptured near the municipality of Brumadinho, letting loose a massive mudflow which destroyed the mine offices during lunchtime, along with several houses, roads and farms. Around three months later, the Civil Police of Minas Gerais posted a final death tally of 237, with 33 missing.
Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old girl missing since last Saturday
Gardaí renew appeal for 17-year-old girl missing since last SaturdayEvigena Filaj is missing from the Rathfarnham area. She was last seen on 12 October at 9.50am.
Heart transplant — Learn more about this treatment for end-stage heart conditions. While each case is considered individually by a transplant center, a heart transplant may not be appropriate if you: Are an advanced age that would interfere with the ability to recover from transplant surgery.
Heart Failure and Heart Transplants . In this Article. Many people who are waiting for transplantation have mixed feelings, because they are aware that someone must die What Happens During a Heart Transplant ? Once a donor heart becomes available, a surgeon from the transplant
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Jan. 28: US charges Huawei with fraud
Adding to the trade tension between the two countries, the U.S. filed 23 charges against Chinese telecom company Huawei and its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. The charges included theft of technology, obstruction of justice and bank fraud. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross (pictured) said, “For years, Chinese firms have broken our export laws and undermined sanctions, often using US financial systems to facilitate their illegal activities. This will end.” Huawei rejected the charges in a statement, saying it didn't commit "any of the asserted violations" and that it "is not aware of any wrongdoing by Ms. Meng."
Feb. 3: First papal visit to Arabian Peninsula
Pope Francis became the first in history to visit the Arabian Peninsula after arriving in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The purpose of the visit was to participate in a conference on Christian-Muslim relations and hold a huge mass at the Abu Dhabi sports arena for the Catholic community there.
Parents tell blood inquiry of heartache at losing 10-year-old Lee
The contaminated blood scandal has been labelled the worst treatment disaster in the history of the NHS. Thousands of patients were infected with HIV and hepatitis C through contaminated blood products in the 1970s and 1980s. Around 2,400 people died.The inquiry is chaired by former High Court judge Sir Brian Langstaff who at the beginning of the evidence session reiterated his promise to put people at the heart of the probe.
'I would have given her my own heart ': Agony of mother, 31, whose baby girl died while waiting for a Amy Brace's girl Marnie became youngest person on heart transplant waiting list But she saved another child's life by donating her hearts valves after her death
She had a heart transplant on July 2 at Miami's Holtz Children's Hospital but the new heart failed to function properly and was quickly removed. Dr Marco Ricci explains how the custom-made artificial total heart works (r) while D'Zhana sheds a tear during the conference.
Feb. 12: Macedonia is renamed
Bringing an end to a decades-long dispute with Greece and taking a step forward for integration into NATO and the European Union, the Republic of Macedonia officially changed its name to Republic of North Macedonia. According to state spokesman Mile Boshnjakovski, the national language would still be called "Macedonian."
Feb. 14: Suicide attack kills Indian security forces, sparks conflict with Pakistan
Forty Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed as an explosives-laden vehicle rammed into their bus in the district of Pulwama, India. India blamed Pakistan for the attack, and in the fallout, the Indian Air Force reportedly bombed a terrorist training camp in Pakistan on Feb. 26. The two countries came close to war before tensions de-escalated.
Feb. 19: Karl Lagerfeld dies
The iconic fashion designer, who was the creative director for Chanel, died at the age of 85 in Paris, France. Lagerfeld, who is credited for reinventing the Chanel and Fendi brands, had been keeping unwell for several weeks.
March 5: Stem cell transplant makes patient’s HIV 'undetectable'
In only the second case of its kind, a stem cell transplant made a London patient’s HIV “undetectable.” Doctors reported that he was in remission for 18 months and had stopped taking HIV drugs. Although experts suggest that it’s too early to say that he was completely cured of HIV, but this marks a step closer to finding a cure.
Paedophile Christian Brother John Gibson faces fresh sex abuse allegations
Exclusive: The ex-teacher, 72, was last week questioned for over seven hours at the Midlands Prison , where he is already serving a two-year sentence.Gardai in Cork are now leading a fresh probe on foot of claims he also abused a boy at the North Monastery Secondary School in the city during the late 70s and early 80s.A source told the Irish Mirror last night: “He was questioned in prison and a file will go to the DPP shortly.” The victim was aged 14 at the time of the alleged sex attacks.
Heart of the donor transported from Yashodha Hospital in Secunderabad to the Apollo in eight On the night of November 11 , personnel of the Jeevandan project informed the Apollo hospital that a donor While rough estimates showed that there was a need for 50,000 to one lakh heart transplants a year
Boy Meets Girl 's official music video for ' Waiting For A Star To Fall'. that makes me cry I hear a song blow again and again Through my mind and I don't know why I wish I didn't feel so strong about you Like happiness and love revolve around you Trying to catch your heart Is like trying to catch a star So.
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March 10: Ethiopian Airlines plane crash kills 157
The Nairobi-bound Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed near the town of Bishoftu, Ethiopia, after taking off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport. All 157 people onboard lost their lives and the crash resembled that of a Lion Air plane in October 2018. Both aircraft were Boeing 737 MAX 8 models, sparking a global debate about its safety and resulting in the grounding of the model by carriers and regulators around the globe.
(Pictured) An investigator with the U.S. National Transportation and Safety Board explores the crash site.
March 14: Cyclone Idai makes landfall in Mozambique
Over 1,000 people lost their lives after the Category 3 cyclone made landfall in Mozambique, wreaking havoc in the country along with neighboring Zimbabwe and Malawi. It resulted in heavy rains and flooding of rivers, which inundated entire villages. According to estimates by the World Bank, the affected countries faced financial damages of over $2 billion.
March 15: Terror attack kills 50 in New Zealand
At least 50 people were killed and 50 more wounded after a gunman opened fire at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch. The assailant, later identified as Australian citizen Brenton Harrison Tarrant, was arrested and charged with murder. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the attacks as "one of New Zealand's darkest days," and the country passed a sweeping ban on semi-automatics and assault rifles six days later.
Violent girl gang cornered and kicked teenager, 15, in head leaving her with face injuries in unprovoked Dundrum attack
Violent girl gang cornered and kicked teenager, 15, in head leaving her with face injuries in unprovoked Dundrum attackThe vicious gang, led by three young girls, approached the two fellow girl teenagers before pulling their hair and attacking the pair while on the ground.
Heart transplant surgery lasts for approximately four hours. During that time, you’ll be placed on a heart -lung machine to keep blood circulating throughout your body. Your surgeon will remove your heart , leaving the pulmonary vein openings and the back wall of the left atrium intact.
He was promptly diagnosed with heart failure and a liver mass, placed on life support, and his family was told he needed a transplant to survive. Police appeared at Slice's South Florida home on Monday to talk to his family members while the MMA fighter was in the hospital, TMZ reported.
(Pictured) Ardern hugs a mourner in Wellington on March 17.
April 10: First-ever image of black hole is unveiled
Captured by the Event Horizon Telescope, the first ever image of a black hole was released on this day. Located in the Messier 87 galaxy, the black hole is 500 million trillion km away from Earth and nearly three million times the size of our planet.
April 11: Julian Assange is arrested
After seven years of taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, England, the WikiLeaks co-founder was arrested after he was found guilty of failing to surrender to the court. He also faces federal conspiracy charges in the U.S. for leaks of government secrets. Presently, extradition hearings are going on against Assange in the British courts.
April 15: Fire breaks out at Notre-Dame Cathedral
A fire broke out at the 850-year-old cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, France, causing heavy damage to the iconic structure. A large part of the roof and its spire was destroyed in the blaze. Officials suggested that the fire may have been ignited by ongoing renovation work at the gothic landmark.
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April 21: Serial bomb blasts rattle Sri Lankan capital
On Easter Sunday, a series of bomb blasts at churches, hotels and a housing complex in and around Colombo killed more than 250 people and wounded hundreds others. An island-wide curfew was imposed until the next day. On April 23, the Islamic State militant outfit claimed responsibility for the attacks.
April 21: Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is elected Ukraine president
In a runoff election, Ukrainian comedian and Servant of the People party’s Volodymyr Zelensky scored a landslide victory to become the sixth president of the nation. He defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko, taking more than 73 percent of the votes.
Theme park to be prosecuted over death of 11-year-old Evha who fell from ride
The schoolgirl died at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire.Evha Jannath died after the incident on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor theme park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, in May 2017.
Congestive heart failure is a progressive disease that causes the heart to weaken, making it difficult to pump blood around the body. In this article, we look at the symptoms, stages, and life expectancy of congestive heart failure. We also look at treatment options, including lifestyle changes and surgery.
April 26: Kim Jong Un meets with Vladimir Putin
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un visited Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin and other leaders of the nation. Putin said that Kim “talked freely on all issues that were on the agenda,” adding that the North Korean leader needs international security guarantees in exchange for ending the country’s nuclear program. The meeting came after talks between the U.S. and North Korea broke down in February.
April 30: Uprising against Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro
Nicolás Maduro’s re-election to a second term in May 2018 was met with flak amid claims of vote-rigging and opposition boycott. In January 2019, Popular Will party leader Juan Guaidó (pictured) declared himself interim president, gaining support from the citizens as well as winning recognition from over 50 nations. On April 30, he led an uprising called “Operation Freedom” to oust Maduro's regime. At least four people were reportedly killed in the ensuing clashes.
April 30: First abdication by a Japanese monarch in two centuries
The first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years, Emperor Akihito stepped down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, marking the end of the Heisei era. A day later, his son Naruhito ascended the throne, ushering in the Reiwa era.
May 1: Thai king marries a commoner
In a surprise ceremony, Thailand King Maha Vajiralongkorn married the deputy head of his personal security unit. A royal statement said: the king "has decided to promote General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Ayudhya, his royal consort, to become Queen Suthida and she will hold royal title and status as part of the royal family."
May 6: Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is born
Seventh in line of succession to the British throne, Archie Mountbatten-Windsor was born to Prince Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
May 6: 'Avengers: Endgame' becomes fastest to reach $2B mark
Within just the second weekend of its release, “Avengers: Endgame” became the fastest to cross $2 billion in global collections. It toppled the collection of “Titanic” (1997), which stands at $2.18 billion, in 11 days. The collection of “Endgame” in the last week of June was $2.75 billion and the only film that surpasses it is “Avatar” (2009), with a worldwide collection of $2.78 billion.
(L-R) Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, actors Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans. Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Mark Ruffalo at a Hand and Footprint Ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on April 23.
*Collection figures from BoxOfficeMojo and correct as of June 27.
May 17: Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage
Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. A constitutional court had already ruled the same in 2017 and the parliament was given a two-year deadline to pass the changes.
May 20: Niki Lauda passes away
The three-time Formula One world champion from Austria died at the age of 70, after undergoing a lung transplant eight months back. "With deep sadness, we announce that our beloved Niki has peacefully passed away with his family on Monday,” his family said in a statement released by an Austrian press agency. Lauda won the F1 title in 1975, 1977 and 1984.
May 23: Narendra Modi’s landslide win in Indian general elections
In an election that saw as many as 900 million citizens casting their votes, incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attained a landslide victory, winning 303 out of 543 seats. The substantial win confirmed a second term for Modi as the country’s prime minister.
(Pictured) Modi takes oath at the swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi, on May 30.
June 7: Theresa May formally resigns
After nearly three years of serving as the U.K. prime minister, May formally quit as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party over failed Brexit negotiations. She remains the prime minister until the party elects a new leader in July 2019.
(Pictured) May breaks down as she makes the first official announcement of her resignation on May 24.
June 9: Over a million protest Hong Kong extradition bill
Nearly 1.03 million people attended a march protesting a proposed legislation that allows extradition of individuals, including foreign nationals, to mainland China to stand trial. After the protests turned violent, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced that the bill would be indefinitely suspended. However, protests have continued so as to ensure the complete withdrawal of the bill.
June 18: Marta becomes top goalscorer in soccer World Cup history
With her goal against Italy during a FIFA Women's World Cup match in Valenciennes, France, Brazilian striker Marta (#10) overtook German star Miroslav Klose as the leading goalscorer in women's or men's World Cup tournaments. This was her 17th goal at the World Cup.
June 19: Four charged in MH17 crash case
In July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17) was shot down while flying over Ukraine, killing 283 passengers and 15 crew members. Nearly five years later, a Dutch-led joint investigation team (JIT) charged three Russians and a Ukrainian with bringing a missile into the area and with murder. Global arrest warrants have been issued for the four suspects, and the court hearing will begin in the Netherlands on March 9, 2020.
It read: "We don't normally post about our wonderful heart heroes who sadly pass away out of respect for each family's privacy, but following her efforts raising awareness of the impact of organ donation, and with permission from her family we are very sad to say that yesterday 11-year-old Aimee Brady passed away.
"Aimee was one of the bravest, funniest and sassiest girls we had the honour of knowing. She was a great friend to us here at CHT, starring in our 2015 awareness campaign, launching the Children's Heart Centre with Sir Rory Best earlier this summer and in September raising crucial awareness of the need for organ donation in a very powerful BBC interview which received one of the highest response rates and views that BBC NI have ever had.
"Always ready with a cheeky smile and joke, Aimee was a light in the lives of all who knew her and her impact has been felt further afield with well-wishers contacting her and her family from around the world.
"We will all miss her so much and send our deepest condolences to Valerie, Stephen, Taylor and their extended family on the loss of such an inspirational daughter, sister and heart hero.
"If you do one thing today in Aimee's memory please sign up to the organ donation register at www.organdonationni.info and talk to your family about your wishes. The gift of organ donation really can make all the difference."
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Theme park to be prosecuted over death of 11-year-old Evha who fell from ride .
The schoolgirl died at Drayton Manor in Staffordshire.Evha Jannath died after the incident on the Splash Canyon water ride at Drayton Manor theme park in Tamworth, Staffordshire, in May 2017.