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Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda

Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty |...

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda

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2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
2019-06-13 22:00

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the curr...
2019-06-12 16:00

Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo is spreading....
2019-06-13 13:17

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been ...
2019-06-15 04:17

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have pr...
2019-06-13 09:51

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
2019-06-13 11:34

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,40...
2019-06-12 17:51

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have...
2019-06-13 12:51

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 12:34

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
2019-06-14 04:51

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
2019-06-13 00:34

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
2019-06-13 04:00

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: ...
2019-06-14 08:17

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
2019-06-13 00:00

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
2019-06-12 14:00

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
2019-06-12 00:17

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
2019-06-13 11:51

5-Year-Old Child Dies in Uganda as Ebola Outbreak Officially Becomes an International Problem The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has officially become an international problem, with three confirmed cases in neighboring Uganda confirmed as of today. Tragically, one of those confirmed cases includes a 5-year-old...
2019-06-12 21:17

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
2019-06-12 22:51

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
2019-06-12 23:17

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—m...
2019-05-22 13:00

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
2019-05-21 14:39

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported 41 new cases of the highly contagious and sometimes deadly disease....
2019-06-10 18:00

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's......
2019-05-29 17:34

US measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that child was infected but is now fully recovered....
2019-05-22 19:51

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Maine, 25th state to report case Maine became the 25th U.S. state to confirm a case of measles amid the country's worst outbreak of the disease in a quarter century, as state medical officials on Wednesday reported that a child was infected but is now fully recovered....
2019-05-22 19:51

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:51

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda; a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts fear that there could be more undetected cases....
2019-06-13 08:34

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus jumped from eight to 27....
2019-06-14 14:00

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for the hemorrhagic fever....
2019-06-12 03:34

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 12:34

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, the World Health Organisation says....
2019-06-11 21:17

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
2019-06-14 00:51

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the virus....
2019-06-14 03:17

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and two other people remain in intensive care, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 11:51

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 13:51

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
2019-06-14 01:51

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda's health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for mo...
2019-06-12 12:17

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
2019-06-12 18:51

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
2019-06-03 20:00

UN health agency identifies 5-year old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
2019-06-11 23:51

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
2019-06-14 22:00

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
2019-06-05 18:51

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
2019-06-13 02:34

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
2019-06-13 13:51

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda’s health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow...
2019-06-11 22:17

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
2019-06-13 22:00

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
2019-05-21 17:51

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
2019-06-15 19:34

Alarm as Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases, picks up speed JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has surpassed 2,000 cases and is picking up speed. The number of confirmed cases reached the milestone three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000. The outbreak declared in August ha...
2019-06-04 16:00

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the ...
2019-05-21 15:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
2019-06-12 22:51

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
2019-06-15 13:34

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
2019-05-22 18:34

The Latest: Rwanda tightens border surveillance for Ebola KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Rwanda’s government says it is tightening border surveillance after the deadly Ebola outbreak crossed the frontier from eastern Congo into Uganda. Rwa...
2019-06-12 16:00

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
2019-05-22 20:34

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
2019-05-22 00:17

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
2019-05-23 18:34

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction....
2019-05-21 23:17

Kerala Student, 23, Infected With Nipah, Confirms Government: 10 Points A 23-year-old college student, admitted in a private hospital in Kerala's Ernakulam, has tested positive for the deadly Nipah virus, which killed 17 people in the state last year. The National......
2019-06-04 11:17

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 costs less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—so long as it’s art.Read more......
2019-05-29 03:17

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that three travelers visiting the state were recently infected with rat lungworm disease. One visitor got the...
2019-06-01 04:51

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list.        ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
2019-06-08 20:34

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
2019-06-05 22:51

Breast cancer spreads through the body in just two or three waves The evolution of deadly tumours and their migration around the body has been charted in unprecedented detail in ten women with breast cancer for first time...
2019-05-29 00:51

Tech sell-off spreads to Europe after U.S. antitrust moves European shares fell half a percent on Tuesday as the first signs of U.S. antitrust action against Google and other major technology companies drove peers in Europe lower, following losses on Wall Street and Asian markets overnight....
2019-06-04 11:00

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that p...
2019-05-23 05:17

More Journalists Are Being Killed, Arrested and Assaulted as Authoritarianism Spreads Myanmar, nudged by the conscience of the world, recently released two Reuters journalists imprisoned for more than 500 days – good news in what otherwise has been a dismal period for media freedom. The 2019 Press Freedom Index by Reporters With...
2019-06-04 23:51

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s ...
2019-06-06 14:17

Services Hit As Kolkata Doctors' Protest Spreads To Delhi, Mumbai Junior doctors in West Bengal are on strike demanding adequate security in hospitals. The strike started following an attack on junior doctors on Monday at NRS medical college hospital....
2019-06-14 08:17

Bengal Doctors' Protest Spreads, Health Services Hit In Delhi, Mumbai Scores of doctors across several states have boycotted work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in West Bengal. Doctors in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Jaipur......
2019-06-14 08:17

Austrian lawmakers sack Kurz as video sting fallout spreads Austrian lawmakers voted conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's government out of office on Monday, passing a motion of no confidence days after it became a caretaker administration in the wake of a video sting scandal....
2019-05-27 17:51

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to t...
2019-06-06 04:51

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
2019-06-06 23:51

Selena Gomez Spreads Love During Surprise Children's Hospital Visit Selena Gomez continues to look good, feel good and do good. The 26-year-old star is using her celebrity-status for a great cause. On Friday, the "Fetish" singer visited patients......
2019-06-08 08:51

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
2019-06-12 19:51

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
2019-05-27 08:00

Banking refugees in Uganda Africa has the largest number of refugees of any continent – in Uganda, many of them are economically active, while others are excluded from accessing basic banking products. Euromoney finds out how integrating refugees into the formal financial syst...
2019-05-21 16:34

At least 5 dead, others missing after mudslides in Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Uganda Red Cross says at least five people have died in mudslides triggered by heavy rains in the east. Several others are said to be missing. The group said Wednesday that its search and rescue teams ploughing through the ...
2019-06-05 14:51

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
2019-05-22 10:17

Germany withholds aid money from Uganda In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations....
2019-05-24 23:34

| Rwanda blocking pilgrims from commemoration, says Uganda Rwandan troops blocked about 200 of their citizens from crossing into Uganda to attend a Christian pilgrimage, a Ugandan government official says, amid a spat between the neighbours....
2019-06-04 03:34

Five dead, dozens feared missing after landslides in Uganda Landslides after heavy rains in eastern Uganda have killed at least five people and dozens more are missing, the country's Red Cross said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 13:51

| Uganda media in court after Bobi Wine coverage Media groups are challenging a decision by the country's communications regulator to remove dozens of senior journalists from their news management roles over coverage of music star turned politician Bobi Wine, whose real name is Kyagulanyi Ssentamu....
2019-05-21 16:17

Uganda jails hundreds of men for sex offences against women and girls Campaigners applaud move to curb gender-based violence after courts hold special sessions to clear backlog of casesHundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women during a month of special court sessions to clea...
2019-06-13 15:51

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
2019-05-21 16:17

Uganda protests Rwanda military incursion on its territory Uganda on Saturday protested an incursion by Rwandan soldiers on its territory that it said resulted in two deaths, a development that could inflame already tense relations between the neighbors....
2019-05-25 20:17

Uncovering The Lives Of The Refugees Inside Uganda's Rwamwanja Settlement "I have always related to the idea of being black and white at the same time, but identity and belonging take on a whole new dimension as an Albino refugee"...
2019-06-12 16:00

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir is just industrial bleach, according to a report. Robert Baldwin, the founder of the Global Healing...
2019-05-23 05:17

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of them children, in recent weeks....
2019-06-07 16:17

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data shows the outbreak started in March. Since then, five cases have been reported. Hepatitis A can be pr...
2019-05-22 02:17

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County’s health department said Tuesday that’s ...
2019-06-04 23:51

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. San Diego County authorities said Friday that the asylum seekers and their families are staying in mot...
2019-05-24 23:17

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
2019-05-28 14:34

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system. The health department said at least 16 patients admitted to the 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City ho...
2019-06-13 23:34

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 17 people have fallen ill....
2019-05-26 01:34

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent teachings to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US....
2019-05-25 00:00

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he wants “a radical new approach” to t...
2019-06-15 14:34

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since m...
2019-05-28 02:34

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the spread of salmonella and bubonic plague -- not to mention fleas that have been infected with typhus....
2019-05-22 19:17

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars of the Bergen County jail in New Jersey got a little more than they bargained for this week when a ha...
2019-06-13 01:34

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the World Health Organization's Africa director said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:17

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on...
2019-06-15 23:51

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
2019-06-13 19:51

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak....
2019-06-08 01:17

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns on Friday tossed the conviction of Gr...
2019-06-08 00:51

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detection. That estimate by WHO emergencies chief Dr. Michael Ryan on Thursday comes after aid groups expre...
2019-06-06 16:51

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
2019-06-05 04:17

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
2019-05-22 13:17

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour, which is being recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.        ...
2019-05-25 02:51

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all the way to the Northeast all because of a stalled pattern across the country....
2019-05-30 02:34

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed more than 100 people....
2019-06-01 03:34

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on the way....
2019-05-29 19:34

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
2019-05-24 01:51

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
2019-06-14 00:00

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Ho...
2019-05-24 01:34

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
2019-06-06 23:00

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asserts that the vast majority were not previously known as contacts of victims. WHO emergencies chief Dr....
2019-05-28 18:34

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doctors...
2019-06-13 21:17

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
2019-06-10 13:00

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a global emerg...
2019-06-14 19:51

U.S. records 1,000th case of measles, officials blame misinformation for outbreak The United States has recorded 1,001 measles cases so far this year in the worst outbreak of the highly contagious disease in more than a quarter-century, federal health officials said on Wednesday as they issued a new plea for parents to vaccinate t...
2019-06-06 00:17

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture m...
2019-05-31 12:17

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
2019-06-07 16:34

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consume...
2019-05-21 15:17

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of...
2019-05-29 06:17

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health....
2019-05-22 01:17

| Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out in the country's east 10 months ago....
2019-06-04 14:34

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:00

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials....
2019-05-21 16:00

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into Uganda this week — should be declared a global emergency. WHO’s director-general Tedros Adhanom...
2019-06-14 15:34

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
2019-05-21 15:34

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as chicks and ducklings — has expanded, sickening a new total of 279 people across 41 states....
2019-06-15 22:17

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New York at the epicenter — owners of some upstate camps are refusing to allow kids in for sR...
2019-05-25 01:34

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease....
2019-05-23 13:17

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
2019-05-24 01:17

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
2019-05-22 16:17

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
2019-06-12 18:51

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
2019-06-15 00:17

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organizations....
2019-06-15 06:01

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
2019-05-24 00:51

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
2019-06-12 00:17

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks that have ripped through Africa and even made it to other areas of the world. But a new study out T...
2019-06-14 04:51

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
2019-05-30 02:17

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan reports...
2019-05-31 01:00

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-05-31 21:34

The Latest: Congo starts giving Ebola vaccine to some babies BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Health officials in eastern Congo are vaccinating some pregnant women and infants against Ebola for the first time since the outbreak was declared ...
2019-06-13 18:00

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
2019-06-04 16:34

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:17

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the highest level of e...
2019-05-29 14:34

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
2019-05-22 09:00

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
2019-05-30 18:17

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
2019-05-21 20:17

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Julianna Margulies, I spend three days staring at her...
2019-05-21 14:32

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring...
2019-05-23 19:34

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
2019-05-21 16:51

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
2019-05-24 11:51

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
2019-05-21 16:17

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The post New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measle...
2019-06-14 00:34

Brooklyn is getting a massive new park — but there’s a catch It sounds like the kind of perk that couldn’t exist within cramped city limits: a 25,000-square-foot private park. That’s the size of five basketball courts combined. This massive green space is just one part of the 150,000 square feet of amenities t...
2019-06-06 01:34

Pay what you want for this massive Excel training bundle Excel continues to find new ways to make it irreplaceable among number crunchers and data hoarders, which means it’s a good time to expand or brush up on your Excel skills with The Epic Excel 2019 Mastery Bundle of training. All seven courses in the ...
2019-06-02 22:51

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a landmark decision legalizing the unions. Taiwan became the first place in Asia to recognize same-sex mar...
2019-05-27 21:17

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 23:51

This tax savings strategy for massive IRAs could be on the way out A new retirement bill could make it difficult for owners of large IRAs to pass on their accounts to nonspouse heirs. Here's what you should know....
2019-06-07 02:00

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
2019-05-23 15:17

East Congo villagers kill Ebola health worker, loot clinic A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus....
2019-05-28 20:34

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
2019-05-21 14:32

Massive Australian meth bust: 1.6 tons Australian authorities made the country's largest onshore methamphetamine seizure when police found 1.6 tons of drugs hidden in a shipment of stereo speakers from Thailand, the federal agency announced on Friday....
2019-06-07 08:00

Score a massive 73% discount on this VPN deal thanks to Father's Day If you're looking for a cheap VPN deal, then you're in luck. Starting today through to Father's Day next Sunday, you can save up to a massive 73% on IPVanish plans. It's a fantastic promotion, and means that you can get online pro...
2019-06-08 17:34

Massive boulder blocks Colorado highway A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement....
2019-05-26 15:34

Look: New York police round up massive bee swarms Police in New York said thousands of bees were relocated from just outside an Urban Outfitters store in Manhattan on the same day that a massive swarm appeared on the side of a Queens building....
2019-05-29 05:51

Massive sandcastle breaks world record There's a striking new building in Binz, Germany -- a sandcastle complete with turrets, multiple levels and an enviable seaside location. Find out just how high this sandcastle goes....
2019-06-07 12:51

Massive brawl in Dortmund has police asking questions Police in the city of Dortmund have said that 100 officers arrived at the scene of a mass fight with more than 80 participants. Only three arrests could be made. Onlookers hindered police attempts to intervene....
2019-06-12 05:00

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in the Defense Department supply chain....
2019-06-10 19:51

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
2019-06-15 08:00

We've discovered a massive dinosaur-era river delta under the sea Some of the first dinosaurs may have lived and hunted on the largest delta plain ever discovered, which was 10 times the size of the Amazon river delta...
2019-05-21 16:00

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
2019-05-28 20:34

Millions across South America hit by massive power cut Failure leaves people in Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Brazil without electricityMillions of people across Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and southern Brazil were left without power early on Sunday after a massive power failure hit all four...
2019-06-16 16:00

Behold: This is the iPhone 11, but without that massive camera bump As sure as we are that Apple will release new iPhone models each September, we’re also sure that a vocal minority of people will find something silly to complain about when those new iPhones are released. And thanks to all the leaks and rumors ...
2019-05-23 03:51

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
2019-06-05 00:17

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line. (May 24) ...
2019-05-24 08:51

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
2019-05-21 19:17

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
2019-05-21 19:17

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
2019-05-28 20:51

Joe Biden builds massive lead among black voters Joe Biden is the clear front-runner right now in the Democratic nomination campaign, thanks in part to his popularity at this early stage with black voters....
2019-05-21 20:00

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
2019-06-13 17:17

Oberlin College to pay bakery the now-massive sum of $44M over racism dispute Owners of a market accused of racism have been awarded more than $44 million in a lawsuit claiming Oberlin College hurt their business and libeled them....
2019-06-14 05:34

Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar LOS ANGELES (AP) — A huge blob that appeared on the National Weather Service’s radar wasn’t a rain cloud, but a massive swarm of ladybugs over Southern California. Meteorologist Joe Dandrea says the array of bugs appeared to be about 80 m...
2019-06-06 02:17

HTC’s launches Vive Pro Eye in North America at a massive discount HTC today launched its latest and greatest virtual reality headset, the Vive Pro Eye, to the North American market. The new device features Tobii eye-tracking, which gives the headset two keen features: users can navigate menus just by looking at thi...
2019-06-07 10:51

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)     ...
2019-06-14 14:34

Facebook is financing a massive solar farm in Texas Facebook is investing heavily in a massive solar farm in Texas as it rumbles towards its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by the end of next year. Renewables company Longroad Energy has started building the Prospero Solar project in Andre...
2019-05-31 20:34

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
2019-05-31 05:34

Facebook is building a massive solar project in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation. Boston-based renewable energy developer Longroad Energy recently announced it was partnering...
2019-06-11 07:51

Alexander McQueen opening massive boutique in Soho Kering — the French fashion conglomerate that owns Gucci — is enlarging its bet on Soho. Alexander McQueen, one of Paris-based Kering’s top-shelf labels, has leased 6,600 square feet on two levels at 71 Greene St. between Spring and Broome streets, T...
2019-05-21 17:51

Facebook is building a massive solar farm in Texas ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct investment in renewable energy. Boston-based renewable energy de...
2019-06-11 17:51

Caught On Camera: Massive Landslide Sweeps Cars Away A powerful landslide was captured by CCTV cameras in Wuping, in east China's Fujian province. The terrifying video shows the force of the landslide easily sweep away a row of cars parked on a road....
2019-06-14 12:00

Massive Crowds Take to Streets in 'Last Fight' for Hong Kong Huge crowds of demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to protest a proposed law that would allow Beijing to take people from Hong Kong to stand trial in mainland China....
2019-06-09 16:00

Bitcoin manipulation madness calls for massive investigation The US, the European Union and China need to investigate who is behind the manipulation of bitcoin’s price. And since I happen to know Donald Trump and I also happen to know that the president reads my column regularly, that’s what I’m suggesting rig...
2019-05-23 02:34

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded v...
2019-05-21 14:51

‘I've never lost that much skin!’ – Ackermann returns after massive crash "Pascal Ackermann admits he’s in a battle to hold the sprinters’ jersey after a huge crash on Stage at the Giro d’Italia. Watch every stage live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player."...
2019-05-22 16:17

Massive beef recall announced days before Memorial Day Memorial Day revelers might need to double-check their meat before they toss it on the grill this weekend. The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on Wednesday announced a recall of more than 62,000 pounds of raw b...
2019-05-24 03:51

Prayers, Thanksgiving As PM Modi Visits Varanasi After Massive Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi in eastern Uttar Pradesh today after his landslide win in the national election. This is PM Modi's first visit to......
2019-05-27 08:51

Massive iPhone 11 & iOS 13 leak reveals even more important details Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersWith around four months to go until Apple releases iOS 13 and the iPhone 11, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro has teamed up with tipster Max Weinbach to reveal some new details about the Cupertino giant’s u...
2019-05-24 08:51

Air Force stealthy B-2 gets new 'massive firepower' starting this year New weapons and technologies arming the Air Force’s stealthy B-2 bombers are expected to bring “massive firepower to even the most heavily-defended targets,” according to an official service acquisition report....
2019-06-07 23:17

"Many Congratulations To PM For Massive Victory," Tweets Sushma Swaraj With leads showing the BJP crossing the halfway mark on its own steam and a sweep by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the Lok Sabha elections, leaders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party......
2019-05-23 10:17

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S10 series gets massive discounts at B&H Samsung's latest flagship series is getting discounts more often than not, a sign that the South Korean company really wants to boost sales of the Galaxy S10 lineup. It's also a sign that flagships, in general, are a bit overpriced and that manufactu...
2019-06-04 03:34

Indian PM Modi sweeps to 'massive' election win, party says Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has swept to a huge election victory, his foreign minister said on Thursday, giving his party a mandate to pursue policies that put Hindus first, are mainly business-friendly and take a hard line on national securi...
2019-05-23 10:51

US elections need massive security overhaul for 2020: report A sweeping overhaul of America’s electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded. Former Facebook chief security officer Nick Stamos – who wit...
2019-06-10 21:51

#ModiTsunami, #ModiAaGaya Trend On Twitter As BJP Heads For Massive Win As the BJP heads for a thumping victory, Twitter exploded with a number of trends welcoming back Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a second term. BJP is headed for a victory bigger than in 2014 - being......
2019-05-23 10:17

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-22 23:00

DNC Frantically Trying to Narrow Down Massive Field of Candidates for Debates The national organization responsible for putting together something approaching a coherent selection process for the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee is realizing that sometimes an overabundance of choice is uh... inconvenient as shit....
2019-05-29 17:34

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
2019-06-04 21:00

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets massive $125 discount on Amazon If you've been dying to get a Samsung smartwatch but couldn't afford to buy one at launch, there's a myriad of deals out there that don't require you to break the bank. The Gear S3, Gear Sport and Galaxy Watch are all great choices if you absolutely ...
2019-06-10 09:17

Deal: Samsung Gear Sport gets a massive discount on Amazon The Samsung Gear smartwatches are selling like hot cakes when they're on sale in the US, perhaps because the discounts are so massive that it makes buying these wearable devices a duty rather than a caprice.If you happen to be in the market for a sma...
2019-06-16 03:17

The Giant who can fill massive hole left by Odell Beckham Jr. Odell Beckham Jr.’s departure from the Giants brought abundant speculation: Who will be Eli Manning’s go-to target? Who will provide a deep threat and get behind the defense? Evan Engram is perhaps the Giant best equipped to answer those questions. “...
2019-06-12 11:51

Czechs demand prime minister's resignation in massive protest Protesters at the rally in Prague urged Prime Minister Babis to resign amid allegations that he illegally profited from EU funds. It was one of the largest protests in the Czech Republic since the fall of Communism....
2019-06-05 04:17

Massive extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Hong Kong to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
2019-06-09 17:00

Greening the chemical industry requires massive amount of renewables To go green, the chemicals industry could use carbon dioxide from the air instead of fossil fuels, but this would require vast amounts of renewable energy...
2019-05-21 18:34

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
2019-06-16 05:00

‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries An energy company in the region said that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power.”...
2019-06-16 14:17

Doom creator just released a massive addition to the original game John Romero, the game developer virtuoso behind Hexen, Quake, Wolfenstein, and other games still being remade and sequelized to this day, just dropped a massive, free mod for one of his most famous and popular creations: Doom. In case you missed my t...
2019-06-01 03:00

Ex-NFL star Jamaal Charles goes to battle with massive spider at his home Former NFL running back Jamaal Charles is more accustomed of doing battle against defensive linemen than what he had to deal with at his Texas home Tuesday....
2019-06-05 20:00

Navy starts building new massive, 50-ton undersea attack drone The Navy is planning to launch a massive, 50-ton undersea drone to expand mission scope, increase attack options, integrate large high-tech sensors, further safeguard manned combat crews and possibly fire torpedoes -- all while waging war under the o...
2019-06-03 22:17

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
2019-05-21 16:00

Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock Well, I can go ahead and add “giant cruise ship hauling ass directly toward me while I gaze over the ocean from a dock” to the list of things I need to be unreasonably afraid of. And I’m sure everyone who was standing on this dock in Venice while 65...
2019-06-03 18:34

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on t...
2019-06-04 01:34

Opinon: Digitalization exerting massive pressure on media diversity The state government of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) is financially supporting DW's Global Media Forum. State Premier Armin Laschet explains how politics can contribute to media diversity and freedom of expression....
2019-05-23 22:17

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)     &...
2019-06-12 19:34

Massive iPhone 11 leak reveals camera details, iOS 13 features, more Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersWith around four months to go until Apple releases iOS 13 and the iPhone 11, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro has teamed up with tipster Max Weinbach to reveal some new details about the Cupertino giant’s u...
2019-05-24 12:01

Utility equipment sparked massive California wildfire, investigators say Enlarge / Workers make repairs to utility lines in a neighborhood that was destroyed by the Camp Fire on February 11, 2019, in Paradise, Calif. Three months after the deadly and destructive Camp Fire, the community is beginning the rebuilding process...
2019-05-21 17:00

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility...
2019-06-01 23:34

Jeremy Corbyn to lead massive protest against Trump in London Jeremy Corbyn will lead a protest of thousands raging against President Trump in London on Tuesday after the British labor leader snubbed the president at a formal banquet hosted by the Queen. Corbyn — who aspires to become the UK’s next prime minist...
2019-06-04 02:00

McLaren Won’t Let Its Massive Indy 500 Failure Derail Its IndyCar Future McLaren tried and failed, miserably, to run the Indianapolis 500 this year, from the wrong paint color causing the team to miss nearly two days of track time to mistakes in converting inches into the metric system. But that and its failure to qualify...
2019-05-23 21:00

Paraguay man with massive tumors has life-changing surgery in California A 27-year-old man in Paraguay who endured a lifetime of bullying due to massive tumors that had grown on his upper body had overheard his friend talking about a humanitarian organization that was providing medical care in his area, and decided to boo...
2019-06-13 22:00

Astronomers discover massive ring of gas circling our black hole The center of the Milky Way galaxy is somewhere you wouldn’t want to be. We have it pretty easy here on Earth, orbiting our star and staying out of everyone’s way, but deep within the heart of our galaxy, a monster lurks. It’s a sup...
2019-06-07 09:34

"Nara": PM Modi's New Slogan To Take India Ahead After Massive Poll Win Prime Minister Narendra Modi today coined a new slogan "Nara" -- short for "national ambition" and "regional aspiration" -- to describe the political strategy that the National Democratic Alliance......
2019-05-25 21:00

Eagles keep Carson Wentz in the fold through 2024 with massive extension The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. ESPN reports the extension is worth $128 million, with a max value of $144 m...
2019-06-07 07:34

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey ...
2019-05-31 02:34

Telegram hit by massive Chinese cyberattack during Hong Kong protests The app, which says it has 200 million users worldwide, has been widely used in Hong Kong to coordinate demonstrations against a controversial extradition bill....
2019-06-13 21:00

Microsoft discreetly wiped its massive facial recognition database Microsoft has been vocal about its desire to properly regulate facial recognition technology. The company's president, Brad Smith, appealed directly to Congress last year to take steps to manage the tech, which he says has "broad societal ramifi...
2019-06-06 14:51

Firefighters extinguish massive fire at Phoenix apartment complex PHOENIX (KPNX) — No firefighters were injured as more than two dozen worked to extinguish a fire at an apartment complex in Phoenix early Tuesday morning, Phoenix fire officials said. According to the Phoenix Fire Department, the fire involved 10 veh...
2019-05-28 23:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
2019-05-24 00:51

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour after 17 ill; flour recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.        ...
2019-05-25 06:34

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
2019-05-31 06:51

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
2019-06-12 08:34

US elections in 2020 need massive overhaul to protect them, security experts argue A sweeping overhaul of America's electoral infrastructure is needed in order to prevent foreign interference as the 2020 elections loom, a group of security researchers has concluded....
2019-06-07 19:51

Warren’s ambitious agenda relies on a massive wealth tax that the rich may evade Elizabeth Warren has far outpaced the Democratic field in outlining specific policies and detailing how she would pay for them. But a growing number of skeptics question her math....
2019-05-22 14:51

Nordstrom's massive department store for women set to open this October in New York Nordstrom has chosen Oct. 24 for the grand opening of its women's store in New York, the largest single-project investment in the company's history....
2019-05-22 07:01

Colorado highway closed 'indefinitely' after massive boulders smash roadway A highway along a Colorado mountainside is closed for the foreseeable future after a pair of massive boulders rolled downhill and left the roadway impassable, officials said Saturday....
2019-05-26 14:34

Massive 2015 natural gas leak caused by microbial corrosion, report says Aliso Canyon methane leak 6. (credit: Earthworks / Flickr) A massive natural gas leak at a storage facility in Southern California was caused by microbial corrosion of well equipment, according to a new independent report from analysis firm Blade E...
2019-05-21 15:17

Notre Dame cathedral to host mass for the first time since massive blaze Mass will be held at Notre Dame this weekend, for the first time since the iconic Parisian cathedral was gutted by a fire nearly two months ago. Just 20 people are expected to take part in the service late Saturday night, which will be held in a smal...
2019-06-14 06:01

Cody Zeller selling lemonade to pay for Kemba Walker’s massive contract If the Hornets can’t come up with $221 million, Cody Zeller will, through a lemonade stand. Zeller, the Hornets center, set up the stand and posted a photo of it on Instagram, selling cups for 25 cents a pop to try and raise the hundreds of mil...
2019-06-03 21:34

Indian Election: PM Modi commands massive lead in early count As the counting of votes continues in the world's biggest election, an early tally showed that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was soaring to a second term as his Bharatiya Janata Party was leading in 292 of 543 seat...
2019-05-23 11:00

China behind massive Australian National University hack, intelligence officials say Officials fear data breach may be used to recruit students or university alumni as informantsIntelligence officials believe China may have been behind a massive data breach which compromised the personal details of thousands of Australian National Un...
2019-06-06 19:51

To Restore Internet Access After a Massive Quake, Peru Turned to Balloons Loon - an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google's parent company - is providing Peru's people with wireless broadband communication....
2019-06-01 15:17

Weather Service says a massive ladybug swarm was spotted. One expert is skeptical The National Weather Service reported a massive cloud of ladybugs over California. One ecologist said it requires more investigation.        ...
2019-06-07 14:51

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t have to live here to know that homelessness brushes up against wealth and shiny technology, constructi...
2019-05-31 14:01

Colorado crew blow up massive boulder blocking highway: video This is the moment a Colorado Department of Transportation crew blasted apart a 2.3-million-pound boulder that blocked and destroyed a section of a local highway. The video, posted to Facebook by the department, shows the massive rock, equivalent to ...
2019-05-27 21:51

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
2019-06-12 00:51

Stunning picture shows dead star racing away from a massive explosion A speedy pulsar moving 1100 kilometres per second is racing away from the supernova explosion that created it in this image taken by the Very Large Array radio telescope...
2019-05-21 20:34

Man let massive head tumor grow for 20 years over alleged fear of surgery Surgeons successfully removed an 11-pound tumor from a man’s head after he finally sought help for the mass that had been reportedly growing for 20 years....
2019-05-23 15:34

JDS Asks Party Members Not To Speak To Media After Massive Poll Defeat After the massive defeat faced by Janata Dal (Secular) and Congress alliance in the 2019 Lok Sabha election, JD(S) working president MS Narayan Rao has issued a circular to party leaders,......
2019-05-26 14:00

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates 93rd Birthday With Massive Military Parade President Donald Trump and his family got the royal treatment from Queen Elizabeth II this past week - and the American president was all in, gushing to Fox News that it was a highlight of his life,......
2019-06-09 07:17

At A Loss: Apple Has Admitted That Even They Don’t Know How Parents Get Their Text Fonts To Be So Fucking Massive Apple has long had a reputation of being famously careful and precise in their product development, but it looks like they’re starting to learn that some things might just be beyond their control: The company has admitted that even they don’t know ho...
2019-06-01 01:17

Massive London fire destroys at least 20 apartments; 100 firefighters rush to scene A massive fire destroyed some 20 apartments in the Barking area of London on Sunday afternoon, as about 100 firefighters in 15 engines rushed to the scene....
2019-06-10 02:17

"He got my red wine, the good stuff" - massive alligator invades Florida home An 11-foot alligator invades a Florida home and breaks wine bottles. Homeowner says "It's mating season, they'll try anything." (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Deal: Amazon hosting massive Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 sale Amazon is running huge Apple Watch sale with great discounts on the most recent models, as well as previous generation smartwatches. If you're looking for a brand new Apple Watch Series 3 or 4, you should definitely check out Amazon's prices while th...
2019-06-04 23:17

Hong Kong Leader Apologizes After Massive Protests Rock City Again The day after Hong Kong’s leader indefinitely suspended a bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the city’s streets, increasing public pressure on the government to eliminate the bill c...
2019-06-16 15:34

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
2019-05-21 17:51

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
2019-05-21 15:17

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
2019-05-31 16:34

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
2019-06-09 14:17

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
2019-06-11 02:00

USC hints at lawsuit with Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli in massive college scheme USC has raised the possibility of a future legal dispute with actress Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli in the college scandal.        ...
2019-06-06 23:34

The Last of Us 2 release date reveal: Massive Sony PlayStation news coming this week? New rumours suggest that we're going to see more information on The Last of Us 2 surface in a PlayStation State of Play later this week. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-29 09:00

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
2019-06-10 03:17

Trump supporter pops massive balloon depicting POTUS as baby at UK protests A woman popped the massive balloon depicting President Trump as a baby in London on Tuesday, berating protesters for disrespecting the "best president ever."...
2019-06-05 04:34

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
2019-05-31 22:51

Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill debate after massive protests HONG KONG — Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said Saturday she has suspended indefinitely a proposed extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years. Lam told reporters she took the move in response to widespread p...
2019-06-15 13:00

Hong Kong slams brakes on extradition bill amid massive protests The afternoon violence marked a major escalation in the semiautonomous Chinese territory’s biggest political crisis in years.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Hong Kong Suspends Controversial China Extradition Bill After Massive Protests Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam announced Saturday her government will suspend a controversial bill allowing criminal suspects to be extradited to China, after massive street protests that gripped the city this week descended into violence. Lam h...
2019-06-15 12:34

Massive leak exposed personal data belonging to 49 million Instagram users According to TechCrunch, an Instagram database containing the private information of 49 million members, was accidentally left exposed on Amazon Web Services. The database could have been viewed by anyone since it did not have a password for protecti...
2019-05-22 06:34

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
2019-06-02 05:17

Astronomers catch distant star producing massive flare and plasma blob Astronomers may have spotted a distant star spitting out a giant flare that packed 100,000 times more energy than any seen from Earth's sun, a new study finds....
2019-05-30 19:51

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, quad camera Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up ...
2019-06-07 16:17

Massive Galaxy Note 10 leak says the phone will support 45W battery charging speeds A Samsung insider hinted a few days ago that the Galaxy Note 10 will get a “significant upgrade” when it comes to charging speeds, just as Samsung announced new chips that will allow chargers to dynamically adapt to devices and increase c...
2019-06-03 18:17

Leaked Galaxy Note 10 Pro renders show massive display, loads of cameras Just 24 hours after the first CAD-based renders of the Galaxy Note 10 leaked out, tipster Steve Hemmerstoffer is back with new renders of the Galaxy Note 10 Pro that showcase what is almost certainly the flagship’s final design.Symmetrical bezels up ...
2019-06-07 10:00

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 60 new measles cases across 26 states The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:51

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
2019-05-21 20:17

LTE-enabled Samsung Galaxy Watch scores massive discount on eBay in 'excellent' condition If you're in the market for a robust and stylish Apple Watch alternative at a reasonable price, it's probably not a good idea to get the Galaxy Watch, Watch Active, or Gear S3 directly from Samsung. While the world's largest smartphone vendor (and se...
2019-06-12 14:17

Amazon has select Fire tablets, Kindles, and Echos on sale at massive discounts (refurbished) Amazon holds frequent sales on in-house Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers, and Echo smart speakers, both directly and through daughter company Woot, but you rarely get to see such a rich and diverse collection of steeply discounted gadgets as the one av...
2019-06-05 14:34

Britain Has More Surveillance Cameras Per Person Than Any Country Except China. That’s a Massive Risk to Our Free Society How would you feel being watched, tracked and identified by facial recognition cameras everywhere you go? Facial recognition cameras are now creeping onto the streets of Britain and the U.S., yet most people aren’t even aware. As we walk around...
2019-05-21 14:32

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a...
2019-05-21 17:51

Warsaw holds massive pride parade amid backlash against LGBT rights movement The largest gay pride parade in Eastern Europe is bringing thousands of people to the streets of Warsaw. Saturday’s parade comes at a time when the LGBT rights movement in Poland is targeted by hate speech and a government campaign depicting it as a ...
2019-06-09 11:34

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
2019-05-25 00:00

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
2019-05-29 09:17

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOS...
2019-06-14 22:34

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
2019-05-23 22:34

Xbox at E3: Halo Infinite leads massive first-party deluge of Xbox, PC games Enlarge / Moments before the beginning of the Xbox press conference at E3 2019. (credit: Sam Machkovech) LOS ANGELES—Without its direct console rival Sony anywhere in sight at this year's E3, the team behind Xbox took advantage with a Sunday press ...
2019-06-10 03:34

Xbox One Games News: Massive Xbox One exclusive gets surprise new update ahead of E3 2019 Gears of War 5 has received a bit of an update via a leaked Microsoft document - and it suggests the iconic franchise is going to make a blistering return to form....
2019-05-23 23:17

Massive E3 Leak Reveals From Software Game With George RR Martin, New Tales Game, Ni no Kuni Remastered A security flaw on publisher Bandai Namco’s website has led to a major new E3 leak that reveals three new games: the rumored From Software-George RR Martin collaboration, a new Tales game, and Ni no Kuni remastered....
2019-06-08 01:34

Slide Into Summer With This Massive, Dual Racer Slip and Slide Hurling yourself onto a slip and slide was one of the best parts of summer when you were a kid. Slip and slides don’t need to live in the past, though. You can get a TEAM MAGNUS XXL Slip and Slide for $64. It is 31-feet-long, so you and all of your g...
2019-05-30 03:34

Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus get a massive new round of discounts for Sprint and AT&T Mesmerized by the younger age, snazzier design, and superior specifications of the iPhone XR on sale at Best Buy for a limited time with select carrier activations, we were just about to miss out on the latest batch of killer iPhone 8 and 8 Plus deal...
2019-05-27 16:34

Donald Trump protests: Massive security operation begins with '250,000' protesters set to descend on London A massive security operation today came into force in central London as protesters said up to 250,000 demonstrators will take to the streets to "disrupt" President Trump's visit....
2019-06-03 12:51

Raheem Sterling says Nations League provides 'massive opportunity' for England ahead of future tournaments Raheem Sterling has called on his England team-mates to win the first Nations League in order to stand them in good stead for glory at a higher level....
2019-06-04 22:34

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the l...
2019-06-11 20:34

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social m...
2019-06-15 23:17

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detection canine ...
2019-06-12 04:17

Here's what the US wants from its border and tariff negotiations with Mexico Meetings between U.S. and Mexican officials were expected to continue at the White House at 2 p.m., an administration official told CNBC Thursday morning....
2019-06-06 19:17

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several environmental groups to stop the project, it is n...
2019-05-31 07:34

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
2019-06-05 16:00

U.S. pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on its southern neighbor....
2019-06-06 23:17

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at of...
2019-06-06 02:17

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the ...
2019-06-06 02:51

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
2019-06-08 16:34

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
2019-06-05 00:51

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32% increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed th...
2019-06-05 23:17

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the ...
2019-06-09 11:34

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
2019-05-29 17:34

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United...
2019-06-01 03:00

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on its southern neighbor....
2019-06-06 20:51

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June...
2019-06-04 11:51

Firing of weapon by Marine on border under investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military officials say a Marine fired his weapon while on duty along the U.S.-Mexico border in California. He reported afterward that he had been attacked inside his vehicle by three people. John Cornelio, a spokesman for U.S. ...
2019-05-31 22:17

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase i...
2019-06-14 17:51

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationa...
2019-06-04 18:51

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
2019-06-14 18:51

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was ...
2019-05-24 21:34

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border em...
2019-06-07 16:17

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan wil...
2019-06-14 15:34

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
2019-05-24 01:34

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
2019-06-14 07:00

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico b...
2019-06-07 08:00

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday wit...
2019-05-27 17:51

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
2019-05-29 16:17

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
2019-05-28 21:34

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s part...
2019-05-28 20:17

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
2019-05-28 18:51

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
2019-06-10 19:34

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said Tuesday the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the fi...
2019-05-28 18:34

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 01:17

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others t...
2019-05-21 21:17

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bord...
2019-06-07 23:34

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months. Long lines of Venezuelans...
2019-06-08 20:34

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death ...
2019-05-21 16:17

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will join Albania’s police patrolling land border and coast to better cope with possible migrants’ moves and fight crime...
2019-05-21 14:51

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
2019-06-08 22:17

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
2019-06-09 11:51

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 peop...
2019-05-21 14:39

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three...
2019-06-11 06:34

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
2019-06-09 03:51

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
2019-05-21 16:51

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
2019-05-21 17:34

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
2019-05-23 22:51

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th...
2019-05-23 21:00

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. 42-year-old Julianito De Jesus Diaz from El Salvador was attempting to enter the US with a group of migrants he was ap...
2019-05-23 00:17

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate...
2019-05-22 22:34

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
2019-06-15 18:51

Trump’s ‘border czar’ says he hasn’t accepted post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for his “border czar” says he’s not accepting the job — at least “as of right now.” The former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director, Tom Homan, tells F...
2019-06-15 21:51

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
2019-06-08 13:00

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas is under new scrutiny after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside on Saturday to conduct health a...
2019-06-15 23:51

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime....
2019-05-21 14:32

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration...
2019-05-30 02:17

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of ...
2019-05-31 00:17

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland...
2019-06-05 21:00

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is headi...
2019-06-03 10:00

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in We...
2019-06-01 17:00

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
2019-06-06 05:00

‘Dangerous’ migrant overcrowding at El Paso border facility EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An inspection at an El Paso Border Patrol station where detained migrants are held found this month that there were 900 people crammed into the 125-person facility at one point. The Office of Inspector General for the Department...
2019-05-31 22:17

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border Four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas, according to El Paso police....
2019-06-11 12:51

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going und...
2019-05-31 05:00

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia ...
2019-05-31 20:00

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll pro...
2019-06-11 14:51

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
2019-05-31 05:17

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
2019-06-11 19:00

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
2019-05-30 22:00

Record number of migrant families detained at border in May HOUSTON (AP) — The Border Patrol says a new record was set in May for the number of migrant families apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border. Agents apprehended 132,887 people in May, the largest figure in more than a decade. It set a record with 84,54...
2019-06-05 20:51

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit....
2019-05-30 20:34

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have ...
2019-05-30 01:00

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
2019-06-11 02:17

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. J...
2019-06-11 23:17

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said the country must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
2019-06-06 19:34

| WATCH: Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A US Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area....
2019-06-04 14:00

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three se...
2019-06-11 02:17

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week....
2019-06-04 15:34

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a second...
2019-06-04 14:51

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
2019-06-05 17:17

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
2019-05-30 06:17

U.S., Mexico Officials to Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
2019-06-05 18:34

US says border wall will 'avoid' historic Texas cemetery The U.S. government says it won't build President Donald Trump's border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves....
2019-06-03 22:17

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
2019-05-31 07:51

European elections 2019: Nigel Farage warns Brexit Party's success will send 'massive' message Nigel Farage has warned that the Brexit Party's success in the European elections will send a "massive" message to the government over the UK's status in the EU....
2019-05-27 02:17

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 police officers onboard, the police spokesman said....
2019-06-15 14:17

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilomete...
2019-06-14 06:00

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South Ame...
2019-06-15 00:17

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month...
2019-06-11 00:34

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
2019-06-10 18:34

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
2019-06-11 05:34

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a fe...
2019-06-11 04:51

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warr...
2019-06-11 23:34

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
2019-06-14 06:17

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
2019-06-14 16:34

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon t...
2019-06-11 07:51

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
2019-06-11 21:34

Border Patrol Kept Teen Mother and Her Premature Baby in Cages Here’s another heartbreaking story about the inhumane conditions currently being faced by immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like the rest, it is not for the faint of heart....
2019-06-14 18:00

Border Patrol locates missing mother, daughter from India TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol has located a mother and 8-year-old daughter from India who had been with a 7-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Arizona desert near the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Borde...
2019-06-14 20:51

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
2019-06-15 19:34

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
2019-06-09 23:51

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 17:17

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle...
2019-06-13 05:00

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
2019-06-14 00:17

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
2019-06-09 06:00

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
2019-06-01 11:00

U.S. border agents kill American in gunfight at U.S.-Mexico crossing U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers fatally shot an American man who pulled out a gun and started shooting while attempting to drive through the border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego late Monday, NBC reported....
2019-06-04 16:00

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14 Pakistani airspace on its eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, a civil aviation official said on Wednesday, the latest extension months after a standoff between the arch rivals....
2019-05-29 12:34

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Honduran woman was apprehend...
2019-06-05 01:34

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual v...
2019-05-29 08:51

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Sec...
2019-06-05 06:17

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
2019-05-28 13:34

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
2019-06-05 07:17

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
2019-06-01 13:34

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
2019-05-25 12:00

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately hal...
2019-05-25 11:51

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
2019-05-25 07:51

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
2019-06-06 04:34

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
2019-06-06 04:51

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Y...
2019-06-04 14:51

ISIS plotted to send westerners to US through Mexico border: report The notion of terrorists infiltrating the United States either through the burgeoning migrant flows from Mexico, or via porous smuggling routes, has long been a cause for concern – and the harbinger of political debate – among U.S. officials. But a n...
2019-06-06 23:51

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or w...
2019-06-01 06:17

Mulvaney: Mexico tariffs a response to 'extraordinary circumstances' at the border Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that the president’s move to impose tariffs on Mexico stemmed from “extraordinary circumstances” at the border, where Central Americans who have traversed Mexico are flooding into the United States...
2019-06-02 19:17

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain th...
2019-05-31 22:17

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
2019-06-03 11:34

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
2019-05-31 19:51

Indian air force plane with 13 on board missing near China border An Indian air force aircraft with 13 people on board went missing on Monday in remote northeastern mountains bordering China, government officials said....
2019-06-03 16:00

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
2019-06-04 02:51

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn...
2019-06-04 06:00

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
2019-05-31 17:17

Father of dead 8-month-old girl surrenders at Mexico border SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father of a baby girl who was found dead outside a Los Angeles-area mortuary had fled to Mexico but surrendered to FBI agents Monday. Alexander Echeverria, 22, of South Sacramento was accompanied by his lawyer when he surrend...
2019-06-04 07:00

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Graduate meets dad on border bridge after he couldn’t attend ceremony As she looked around the room during her graduation ceremony last Friday, a Texas high school graduate knew one person was missing from the room: her father. Sarai Ruiz, 18, watched as families, including her own mother, proudly stood before her grad...
2019-05-31 02:01

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
2019-05-29 22:34