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North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever

North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking it...

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever

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North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
2019-06-12 10:17

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
2019-06-12 19:51

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

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

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
2019-05-30 22:17

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

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

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
2019-05-31 07:51

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesda...
2019-06-12 05:00

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
2019-05-24 13:34

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
2019-05-24 09:34

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:51

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
2019-05-23 15:17

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 00:17

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
2019-06-01 01:17

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hi...
2019-06-06 20:17

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

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
2019-06-14 22:51

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
2019-06-17 12:17

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
2019-06-17 14:17

North Korea steps up campaign for U.S. to return seized ship North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries...
2019-05-21 19:17

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

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
2019-06-01 07:51

'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

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
2019-05-27 08:34

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
2019-06-14 00:51

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
2019-05-31 10:00

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
2019-05-23 21:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
2019-05-21 15:17

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea...
2019-06-05 08:17

South Korea Urges Restraint After Recent North Korea Missile Tests SINGAPORE — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo on Saturday fended off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore that the tests were...
2019-06-01 21:34

Kim Yo Jong: North Korea open to inter-Korea cooperation Kim Yo Jong told South Korean officials North Korea is interested in continued inter-Korea cooperation as she delivered a letter of condolence from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Panmunjom on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 22:51

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
2019-06-08 22:17

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
2019-06-10 14:34

Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible, up to Kim: Bolton A third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is possible but the ball is in Pyongyang's court, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 17:17

North Korea warns it is losing patience with US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he still believes North Korea "would like to make a deal" and left the door open for a third summit with Kim Jong Un despite a new warning from Pyongyang urging the US to change the course of its negotiation...
2019-06-06 06:34

North Korea says it won't resume talks unless US changes position North Korea says it will never resume nuclear talks with the U.S. unless the Trump administration modifies its position on unilateral demands for disarmament....
2019-05-24 15:34

Trump says he will not allow CIA informants to spy on North Korea’s Kim Jong Un Trump's remarks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House represented a fresh attempt by the president to cozy up to theNorth Korean leader, a policy that has drawn criticism for seeming to overlook Kim's autocratic rule....
2019-06-12 04:51

Switzerland becomes No. 1 donor of foreign aid to North Korea Switzerland is emerging as the No. 1 donor of humanitarian assistance to North Korea as concerns grow over the deteriorating food situation in the isolated country....
2019-05-22 20:34

Bribes help criminals get away with murder in North Korea Murderers could be going unpunished in North Korea where bribes are greasing the wheels of informal commerce, according to a new report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights....
2019-05-28 19:17

North Korea: US should consider consequences of ship seizure North Korea's U.N. ambassador says the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences its seizing of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel....
2019-05-22 00:00

North Korea says no more talks on denuclearization until U.S. changes stance North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament....
2019-05-24 15:51

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on the meeting with the US have been killed or jailed, the paper said....
2019-05-31 10:34

Still Have "Confidence" In North Korea's Kim Jong Un: Trump US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to express his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite Pyongyang's recent weapons tests and deadlocked nuclear talks....
2019-05-26 02:34

North Korea Says No More Nuclear Talks Unless US Changes Stance North Korea said on Friday its deadlocked nuclear talks with Washington "will never be resumed" unless the US adopts a new approach, again blaming it for the collapse of the Hanoi summit in February....
2019-05-24 21:34

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are ...
2019-06-01 11:01

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
2019-06-04 06:51

Bolton Says North Korea Missile Tests Broke U.N. Ban North Korea violated United Nations’ restrictions by testing ballistic missiles recently, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said, breaking with an effort by the Trump administration to play down the launches as it tries to kick-start diploma...
2019-05-25 12:17

U.S. should consider possible consequences of seizing cargo ship: North Korea UN ambassador Kim Song said at a news conference Tuesday that the "heinous act" of seizing the ship was aimed at bringing maximum pressure on North Korea to make it "kneel down."...
2019-05-22 02:00

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy reportedly seen with Kim Jong Un North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol reportedly accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's power structure....
2019-06-03 03:00

North Korea calls Biden a ‘fool of low IQ’ for criticizing Kim North Korea criticized Joe Biden as a “fool of low IQ” after the presidential hopeful called the country’s leader Kim Jong Un a “dictator and tyrant.” The country’s official state news agency released a statement t...
2019-05-22 05:17

GOP lawmakers blast Trump over North Korea comments Republican Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday pushed back on President Trump’s claim that he isn’t worried about North Korea’s ballistic missile testing this month....
2019-05-27 07:51

North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the Democratic presidential hopeful during a recent speech called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant....
2019-05-22 06:34

North Korea calls Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over Kim criticism North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the Democratic presidential hopeful called Kim Jong Un a tyrant...
2019-05-23 04:34

Pompeo looking into reports that North Korea executed envoy to the U.S. North Korea has previously executed scapegoats to atone for high-profile political flops, and the most recent summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump ended in failure, leaving Kim embarrassed on the world stage....
2019-05-31 13:34

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
2019-05-21 19:17

Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea Xi Jinping is set to become the first Chinese president to travel to North Korea in 14 years. The visit comes as denuclearization talks between North Korea and the United States appear to be at a standstill....
2019-06-17 16:17

US and 25 nations accuse North Korea of violating sanctions The United States and 25 other countries are accusing North Korea of violating U.N. sanctions by importing far more than the annual limit of 500,000 barrels of refined petroleum products....
2019-06-13 01:01

Bolton says potential third US-North Korea summit in Kim’s hands ​National security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said a possible third summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in Pyongyang’s hands. “We’re ready when they are,” ​he told a business forum hosted by the Wall Street...
2019-06-11 20:17

North Korea Fires Insults at U.S., Spares Trump A year after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s historic first meeting with President Trump, his government is once again hurling insults at the U.S.—while keeping Mr. Trump out of the rhetorical line of fire....
2019-06-15 18:34

Trump says he received a 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had received a very warm letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, calling the correspondence "beautiful."...
2019-06-11 21:17

Xi Jinping to make first official visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive in North Korea on Thursday for a two-day state visit, his first official trip to the country since he came to power in 2012....
2019-06-17 18:34

Don't try our patience, North Korea tells U.S. a year after accord North Korea warned the United States that agreements made between the two countries' leaders in Singapore last year could be at risk, blaming the United States for undue pressure to denuclearize, state news agency KCNA said on Tuesday....
2019-06-05 08:17

North Korea has been testing ballistic missiles. So why won’t Trump use the B word? Washington and Seoul seem determined to downplay Pyongyang’s missile tests, calling them “short-range” rather than “ballistic.” The distinction is important....
2019-05-24 14:51

'Very Smart' Kim Knows North Korea Must Give Up Nukes: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday praised North Korean leader as a "very smart" man who is aware that he has to give up nuclear weapons to develop his country....
2019-05-27 17:17

China's President Xi Jinping to Make First Visit to North Korea Xi Jinping will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to discuss bilateral relations, as well as efforts to resolve tensions on the Korean Peninsula, in the first such state visit by a Chinese leader in more than a decade....
2019-06-17 14:34

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
2019-06-09 16:17

A year after Singapore, little change seen in U.S.-North Korea ties: poll A year after the first U.S.-North Korea summit, most people in countries with a stake in the process think relations between the old rivals have not improved significantly, highlighting a stalemate in their nuclear talks, a poll shows....
2019-06-12 09:51

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week. State broadcaster CCTV said in its evening news program on Monday that Xi will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit Thur...
2019-06-17 15:51

North Korea calls Joe Biden a ‘Philistine’ in latest invective North Korea is condemning former Vice President Joe Biden and accusing the "low IQ" Democratic presidential candidate of "disgraceful behavior" around women....
2019-05-22 18:01

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
2019-05-22 18:01

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
2019-05-27 18:51

Dozens of buildings completed in Samjiyon county, North Korea says North Korea claimed Sunday "dozens of buildings" in Samjiyon County have been completed, even as the country faces the heaviest sanctions in its history....
2019-06-17 06:34

U.S. says all North Korea's weapons of mass destruction violate U.N. resolutions North Korea's entire weapons of mass destruction program violates U.N. Security Council resolutions, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, when asked about recent missile launches by Pyongyang....
2019-05-28 23:17

Trump Undercuts John Bolton on North Korea and Iran During a trip to Japan, President Trump contradicted John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, on North Korean missile launches and overthrowing the government in Iran....
2019-05-28 20:34

US photos show China not enforcing North Korea oil sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan sat down with his Chinese counterpart during his recent trip to Singapore and presented him with a photo book with a pointed message. The book looked like a coffee table book and was present...
2019-06-11 20:34

Finnish NGO quits operations in North Korea amid sanctions A Finnish non-governmental organization has decided to end its humanitarian project in North Korea due to restrictions from international sanctions, after more than two decades of operation in the impoverished country....
2019-06-13 13:17

North Korea Envoy Warns U.S. Over ‘Outrageous’ Ship Seizure After calling the United States “a gangster country” in a letter to the United Nations secretary general, the North’s ambassador to the world body held a rare news conference to deliver a warning....
2019-05-21 21:17

Trump says he is 'in no rush' to make a nuclear deal with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-12 23:17

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks Won’t Resume Unless the U.S. Changes Its ‘Unilateral’ Position (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what the North describes as unilateral demands for disarmament. Pyongyang’s official Kor...
2019-05-24 12:00

North Korea's Kim sends flowers for ex-first lady, but no letter for Moon North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister met South Korean officials on their heavily defended border on Wednesday to deliver flowers and her brother's condolences over the death of a former South Korean first lady....
2019-06-12 14:34

North Korea blames U.S. for failed summit, urges 'new calculation' North Korea said on Friday an "arbitrary and dishonest" U.S. position had resulted in the failure to reach a deal during a second North Korea-U.S. summit, warning the nuclear issue would never be resolved without a new approach....
2019-05-24 19:00

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons....
2019-06-01 04:00

North Korea 'executes envoy to US' after Trump summit failures Kim Hyok-chol killed and senior negotiator Kim Yong-chol subjected to forced labour in wake of abortive Hanoi talksNorth Korea executed Kim Hyok-chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-leve...
2019-05-31 02:17

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un's Sister Appears In Public After 52 Days North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's sister has appeared in public for the first time in almost two months and shortly after a South Korean report that she had been temporarily demoted following the......
2019-06-04 09:17

North Korea slams Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un North Korean state media slammed former U.S. vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden for criticizing leader Kim Jong Un, calling him "bereft of elementary quality as a human being"....
2019-05-22 05:17

Pompeo responds cautiously to report of North Korea executions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a cautious response on Friday to a report that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un had a top envoy executed after a failed summit with President Trump made him look bad. “We’re doing our best to check it out. I do...
2019-06-01 07:34

Kim’s sister back in public eye at North Korea’s mass games Sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends public event in Pyongyang, casting further doubt on speculation she had been ordered to lay low after failed nuclear summit...
2019-06-04 05:34

North Korea calls Bolton ‘war monger’ over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called a series of short-range missile tests by the North earlier this month as a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions...
2019-05-27 06:34

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think the...
2019-05-26 21:17

In Japan, Trump says he's unfazed by North Korea missile launches Ahead of a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump has dismissed recent missile tests in nearby North Korea. He later joined Abe for a round of golf outside Tokyo....
2019-05-26 06:01

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
2019-06-03 19:17

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after hi...
2019-05-26 06:17

North Korea's former top nuclear envoy seen with Kim Jong Un on Sunday: KCNA North Korean senior official and former top nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol accompanied leader Kim Jong Un to a Sunday art performance, state media KCNA said on Monday, signaling that the former spymaster is alive and remains a force in North Korea's pow...
2019-06-03 02:51

North Korea says prospect ‘gloomy’ for nuclear talks unless US changes its tune North Korea has again blamed the United States for the failure of the February summit in Vietnam between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, saying there will be no progress until Washington changes its approach to denuclearization talks....
2019-05-24 20:34

North Korea calls Bolton 'war monger' over missile comment North Korea has called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a "war monger" and "defective human product" after he called the North's recent tests of short-range missile a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions....
2019-05-27 08:51

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
2019-05-22 11:17

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negot...
2019-05-21 17:17

North Korea Calls Joe Biden a ‘Fool of Low I.Q.’ for Criticizing Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ” and an “imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being” after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyr...
2019-05-22 10:17

North Korea's mass games suspended after Kim Jong-un criticism Country’s leader dissatisfied because of producers having the ‘wrong spirit of creation’North Korea’s mass games are to be put on hold, possibly for weeks, after Kim Jong-un criticised the producers of the most recent event for their “wrong spirit”, ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
2019-05-26 02:00

US briefing: Mueller report evidence, North Korea and Bannon's return Tuesday’s top story: Watergate witness calls special counsel’s report a ‘road map’ to investigating Trump. Plus, Warriors keep NBA hopes alive with Game 5 thrillerSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
2019-06-11 14:51

U.S. military identifies more remains of American war dead handed over by North Korea The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it had identified a total of six American troops from 55 boxes of human remains from the 1950-53 Korean War that North Korea handed over last year, even as the Pentagon has said it has given up hope of recoverin...
2019-05-29 13:34

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
2019-05-29 04:17

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim Not long after national security adviser John Bolton denounced North Korea’s actions, the president said he believes North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “will keep his promise to me.”...
2019-05-26 06:34

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
2019-05-28 15:17

Trump, Bolton appear to differ on significance of North Korea missile test President Trump on Monday said he views the recent North Korea missile tests differently than some of his close advisers and said he was not bothered by Pyongyang's decision to fire them....
2019-05-27 11:17

North Korea calls Bolton 'warmonger' after comment on missile tests North Korea called John Bolton a "warmonger" Monday after the White House national security adviser said the recent ballistic missile tests by the regime had "no doubt" violated United Nations resolutions....
2019-05-27 19:17

Xi Jinping Will Make First Visit to North Korea Ahead of Meeting With Trump At a time when tensions among North Korea, China and the United States have been high, some officials see Mr. Xi’s trip to Pyongyang as a way to cool things down....
2019-06-17 17:17

Trump says will work with Japan's Abe to bring abductees home from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would work with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to bring home Japanese citizens who were kidnapped by North Korean agents decades ago....
2019-05-27 08:17

North Korea dubs Bolton's comments 'inordinately ignorant': KCNA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is "inordinately ignorant" to argue that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday....
2019-05-27 08:17

Trump not ‘bothered’ by North Korea missile tests — despite Japan’s concerns U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on four-day state v...
2019-05-27 13:17

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
2019-05-29 03:51

North Korea "Executed" Envoy, 4 Others After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
2019-05-31 09:17

Donald Trump Says "In No Rush" To Make Nuclear Deal With North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "in no rush" to make a deal with North Korea to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, and touted what he called his positive......
2019-06-13 04:00

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank sheet of paper"....
2019-06-11 04:34

North Korea’s Famed Mass Games Suspended After Criticism From Kim Jong Un (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea will temporarily suspend the latest edition of its famous mass games, which involve thousands of performers working in precise synchronization, after the premiere drew strong criticism from leader Kim Jong Un,...
2019-06-07 16:34

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of t...
2019-05-22 06:34

North Korea warns the United States that its patience is wearing thin A North Korean spokesman said on Tuesday that the United States should change its approach in nuclear negotiations and warned that Pyongyang was running out of patience....
2019-06-05 12:17

'Purged' North Korea Official, Thought To Be In Labour Camp, Re-Appears A senior North Korean official reportedly purged after talks collapsed between leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared at an arts performance with the country's top brass, official......
2019-06-03 11:34

North Korea calls U.S. ‘a gangster country,’ urges U.N. to act against ship seizure North Korea said in a letter to the U.N. that the Trump administration committed "an unlawful and outrageous act" by taking over the ship Wise Honest and moving it to American Samoa....
2019-05-21 16:34

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said......
2019-06-05 12:34

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
2019-05-31 19:34

Families of Japanese abductees urge PM Abe to enter negotiations with North Korea The families of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea in the late 1970s called for the government to expedite negotiations for their release on Sunday....
2019-05-21 19:17

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
2019-05-21 22:51

North Korea's famed Mass Games put on pause after Kim Jong Un criticism North Korea's famed Mass Games is being put on pause, according to tour groups that organize visits to the country, two days after Kim Jong Un was reported to have criticized the creators of this year's performance....
2019-06-05 10:51

Boycott North Korea's 'inhumane' mass gymnastic displays, says ex-diplomat Defector calls on European tourists and online viewers to shun cultural displays that take children out of schoolThe highest-ranking official to defect from North Korea has called for Europeans to stop being an audience for the “child exploitation” i...
2019-05-30 16:34

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
2019-06-09 14:34

North Korea Executed Members of Nuclear-Negotiating Team, Defectors Say The South Korean government is looking into a report that North Korea has executed several members of its nuclear negotiating team as a consequence of the no-deal outcome at February’s nuclear summit with President Trump....
2019-05-31 12:00

North Korea to pause 'Mass Games' after leader Kim complains: tour agencies Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 08:17

One year after historic Singapore summit, North Korea no closer to giving up its nukes UNHAPPY ANNIVERSARY: Today, June 12, marks one year since the historic Singapore summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the first time leaders of the two countries met face-to-face....
2019-06-12 14:00

North Korea calls Joe Biden ‘fool of low IQ’ over his criticism of Kim Jong Un Biden had on Saturday accused President Trump of cozying up to “dictators and tyrants” like Kim and Russian President Vladimir Putin.        ...
2019-05-22 10:51

North Korea suspends Mass Games after Kim Jong Un criticized famous show North Korea plans to temporarily suspend its famous Mass Games gymnastics show — which features thousands of performers — after supreme leader Kim Jong Un criticized the event, travel agencies said....
2019-06-05 18:51

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed confidence, despite Japanese wariness, that "good things" would come from North Korea....
2019-05-27 08:17

President Trump, in Japan, Says North Korea Missile Launch ‘Disturbed Some of My People… but Not Me’ (TOKYO) — Seemingly contradicting his national security adviser, President Donald Trump on Sunday played down North Korea’s recent missile tests and said they were not a concern for him. The comments tweeted during his trip to Japan were ...
2019-05-26 19:51

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
2019-06-04 13:51

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of officials who steered negotiations for the failed summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
2019-05-31 19:34

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundreds of forced spectators as the part of a campaign to intimidate citizens, according to a report rele...
2019-06-12 01:34

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
2019-05-31 16:51

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
2019-05-31 07:00

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim H...
2019-05-31 08:34

Hundreds of foreign companies attend North Korea trade fair despite sanctions An international trade fair in North Korea this week may be the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday, with hundreds of Chinese and other foreign vendors taking part despite sanctions pressure....
2019-05-21 16:00

Anti-North Korea group Free Joseon calls for release ex-U.S. Marine The anti-Pyongyang group that has been identified as a North Korea government-in-exile is calling for the release of a suspect linked to a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Spain....
2019-05-30 16:00

Swimming: FINA and South Korea appeal to North to join World Championships The organizers of July's Swimming World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea and the world swimming body FINA have appealed to North Korea to participate in order to promote peace on the peninsula....
2019-05-23 21:17

Anti-North Korea group Free Joseon calls for release of ex-U.S. Marine The anti-Pyongyang group that has been identified as a North Korea government-in-exile is calling for the release of a suspect linked to a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Spain....
2019-05-30 20:17

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolution, breaking with President Trump. “The short-range missile, is that a violation? Yes,”...
2019-05-30 00:17

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American....
2019-05-27 23:34

North Korea executes U.S. nuclear envoy after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
2019-05-31 10:34

Kim Jong-un executes North Korea envoy over failed Trump nuclear summit BRUTAL tyrant Kim Jong-un has reportedly executed the envoy credited in helping set up a meeting with US President Donald Trump after the last summit ended in failure....
2019-05-31 11:00

North Korea defectors send anti-Kim flyers into London embassy compound A group of North Korea defectors tossed 500 copies of anti-Pyongyang flyers into the North Korean Embassy in London, a major diplomatic outpost in Europe for the regime....
2019-05-31 16:17

North Korea Calls Trump Security Aide ''War Maniac'' Over Missile Comment North Korea slammed US National Security Advisor John Bolton on Monday, calling him a "war maniac" who should be banished, just as President Donald Trump offered a positive outlook on relations with......
2019-05-27 17:17

Trump 'smiled' when North Korea called Biden 'low IQ,' suggests critical editorial was a 'signal' President Trump reiterated his confidence in North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday, indicating that the rogue nation may have tried to send him a "signal" with its critical editorial on former vice president Joe Biden....
2019-05-26 01:51

Senior North Korea official thought imprisoned by Kim Jong Un pictured at concert with dictator A senior North Korean official who was involved in denuclearization talks with President Trump enjoyed a concert with dictator Kim Jong Un, state media reported....
2019-06-03 12:00

North Korea's Kim Jong Un carrying out purge after Hanoi summit collapse: Chosun Ilbo North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, holding them responsible for its collapse, a Sou...
2019-05-31 03:34

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit: South Korean media North Korea has executed five officials for their role in the failed second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, according to a South Korean newspaper....
2019-05-31 06:51

North Korea Called John Bolton a ‘War Monger’ After He Said Missile Tests Violated Rules (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missile a violatio...
2019-05-27 08:00

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
2019-05-28 14:17

Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea amid Hong Kong protests, tension with US Chinese President Xi Jinping will be traveling to North Korea for a state visit – the first in 14 years by a Chinese leader, state media said Monday....
2019-06-17 16:17

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Program...
2019-05-21 14:32

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the presid...
2019-05-27 11:34

North Korea’s 2017 Nuclear Test Estimated to Be 16 Times Stronger Than the Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima An updated estimate shows the September 2017 nuclear test by North Korea was equivalent to 250 kilotons of TNT—an explosive yield 16 times greater than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima during the Second World War. The explosion was also an order of magn...
2019-06-04 19:51

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books....
2019-05-21 16:34

Joe Biden the subject of critical editorial published by North Korea's state-owned media agency North Korea's news agency published a scathing op-ed on Tuesday, deriding former Vice President Joe Biden's intelligence, demeanor and all-around quality as a human being....
2019-05-22 00:00

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
2019-05-21 16:34

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
2019-06-11 19:17

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 15:51

North Korea 'executes senior officials involved in failed talks with United States' North Korea's special envoy to the US and four senior officials involved in the country's talks with Donald Trump have been executed, according to a report....
2019-05-31 09:01

North Korea calls John Bolton ‘war monger’ and 'defective human product' over missile comment Bolton told reporters in Tokyo on Saturday that there was “no doubt” that North Korea’s recent launches violated U.N. resolutions,        ...
2019-05-27 17:17

Trump says he's not 'personally bothered' by North Korea missile tests Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe disagreed with Trump, saying the missile tests violated U.S. Security Council resolutions and were “of great regret.”        ...
2019-05-27 17:17

South Korea, U.S. consider 'various ways' to resume talks with N. Korea Unification Minister Kim Yeon Chul said Tuesday that South Korea and the United States are considering "various ways" to resume the stalled denuclearization negotiations with North Korea....
2019-05-21 19:17

The extreme measures Americans will take to avoid bad hair Sitting in traffic, being in the line at the DMV, and walking around with toilet paper on their shoes are some of the things people would rather do than have a bad or unflattering hairstyle, according to new research. The study of 2,000 Americans exa...
2019-06-15 00:01

President Trump Is Right: The Euro Is Too Cheap, According to Most Measures U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest Twitter missive on financial markets holds water for some currency watchers. Trump said Tuesday that the euro is “devalued” against the dollar, “putting the U.S. at a big disadvantage.&rdqu...
2019-06-11 19:17

Tesla Shareholders Reject Corporate-Governance Measures Tesla failed to pass corporate governance changes at the electric-car maker that its directors had proposed to give stockholders a greater voice in company matters....
2019-06-12 04:51

Marvel Stadium to review 'intimidating' AFL security measures Guards patrolling aisles causes fan backlashAFL say it is still looking for ‘right balance’Marvel Stadium management will review security procedures after the AFL venue’s chief executive Michael Green conceded some fans felt intimidated by the more-v...
2019-06-16 13:00

World Court rejects UAE demand for immediate measures against Qatar The United Nations' highest court for inter-state disputes on Friday rejected a United Arab Emirates request for immediate measures against Qatar in a dispute over alleged discrimination between the Arab neighbors....
2019-06-14 18:00

Landlords furious with plan to pass pro-tenant measures The law covering nearly 1 million New York City rent-stabilized tenants expires on June 15 — and the Democrat-run state Legislature is vowing to make sweeping changes that would limit landlords’ ability to hike rents or remove apartments from governm...
2019-06-06 08:00

China's Vice Premier Liu calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 10:17

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures HAVANA (AP) — Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration’s new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses. The restrictions anno...
2019-06-05 20:51

China's new measures to spur car sales fall short of expectations China announced a series of measures on Thursday to revive slumping car sales, but failed to meet market expectations as it included no plans to relax controls over the issuance of new licenses for traditional-fuel cars in major cities....
2019-06-06 12:34

Factbox: Swiss measures to safeguard stock market amid EU row The Swiss government has drawn up measures that it says will help protect the domestic stock market should the European Union seek to block EU-based investors from trading on Swiss exchanges in a row over a new treaty....
2019-06-16 14:51

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals last weekend that prompted California Gov. Gavin Newsom to call for a halt to racing....
2019-06-13 12:51

China's Vice Premier Liu He calls for more measures to support economy Chinese regulators should step up support for the economy and keep ample liquidity in the financial system, Vice Premier Liu He said on Thursday, suggesting Beijing would soon unveil more policies to bolster growth amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
2019-06-13 16:51

24-hour strike paralyzes Argentina as unions protest austerity measures Flights, trains and buses across Argentina came to a halt as labor unions protested the policies of Mauricio Macri. The president's popularity has plummeted ahead of an election later this year....
2019-05-30 17:17

Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take ‘extreme’ measures against it. The post Huawei’s founder says tech company was surprised by determination of U.S. to take...
2019-06-17 09:00

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
2019-05-21 16:00

Saudi King Salman: We refuse any measures that touch on position of East Jerusalem The Palestinian cause represents a core issue for Saudi Arabia, Saudi King Salman said in his speech during to the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca on Saturday, adding the kingdom "refuse any measures that touch the historica...
2019-06-01 00:51

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
2019-05-24 13:51

APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he’ll call special session of legislature to take up gun-control measures VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he’ll call special session of legislature to take up gun-control measures. The post APNewsBreak: Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he’ll call special session of legis...
2019-06-04 15:34

Burnaby mayor presses Trudeau on safety measures if Trans Mountain expansion approved "What we're looking for, if the expansion goes ahead, that we have a realistic way to approach how we're going to engage that safety issue," said Mike Hurley....
2019-06-03 23:17

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the counterculture festival in northern Nevada....
2019-05-31 23:00

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly euroskeptic demographics....
2019-06-14 20:17

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
2019-05-21 16:17

New Ferrari hybrid tech to spread to other plug-in models News 29 May, 2019 The first plug-in hybrid Ferrari is the SP90 Stradale, a V8 supercar, but electrification will work its way across Ferrari's range...
2019-05-30 04:34

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

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

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
2019-06-17 08:51

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signals...
2019-05-21 14:39

Zambia to kill 2000 hippos because they might spread anthrax Over the next five years 2000 hippos are to be culled in Zambia, supposedly to stop them giving people anthrax, but the cull may inadvertently fuel the trade in hippo ivory...
2019-05-21 16:00

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted peanuts. Perhaps less well-known is the origin of t...
2019-05-29 23:34

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

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said, in the second attack on symbols of U.S. power in the Central American nation in recent days....
2019-06-03 07:51

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters w...
2019-05-21 21:17

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, which also include Google Assistant and Microsoft&#...
2019-05-22 07:51

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

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
2019-05-24 20:17

| 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

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territory....
2019-05-21 22:17

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
2019-06-07 10:34

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood ritual that many adults recall with fondness. No longer: rabbit owners are being warned that garden ...
2019-06-01 01:51

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Síochána ahead of Trump’s two-day stopover in County...
2019-06-05 16:51

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely had to. But on Monday, on one block bordering the ...
2019-06-12 02:51

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social med...
2019-05-30 07:17

The Latest: Calls spread to delay unpopular Hong Kong bills HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on the Hong Kong extradition bill and protests (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Signs are growing that passage of extradition bills that have spurred large protests in Hong Kong could be delayed. A group of former senior gover...
2019-06-14 12:51

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it is to purchase social media propaganda campaigns....
2019-06-12 22:17

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever ...
2019-06-11 17:51

Weighing yourself every day could prevent weight gain New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight....
2019-05-25 15:17

To Prevent Hemorrhoids, Poop in the Dark “Some people like to be all alone, sitting half-naked up on the throne. Personally that don’t work for me, ’cause it smells like the poo-poo that just came from me.” When vlogger Ze Frank sang this in 2006, I found his argument compelling: Who wants ...
2019-06-03 17:51

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their careers in the relatively near future. While we must certainly take into account that the nature of c...
2019-05-26 20:51

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with multiple extended family members—like Thanksgivin...
2019-06-05 20:00

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
2019-05-24 05:17

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Democratic House Speaker is drunk or unwell, in the l...
2019-05-24 18:00

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two apps on Google Play specifically designed to steal...
2019-05-23 13:00

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in flames....
2019-05-24 09:34

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle over efforts to gain access to Trump's financial reco...
2019-05-24 00:34

Quigley scores 18; Sky win 3rd straight, 70-64 over Fever INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 18 points and the Chicago Sky won their third straight game with a 70-64 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Cheyenne Parker added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Courtney Vandersloot had nine poin...
2019-06-16 03:17

Achonwa leads Fever to 79-64 win over Wings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natalie Achonwa had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to help the Indiana Fever beat the Dallas Wings 79-64 on Friday night. Kelsey Mitchell, Tiffany Mitchell and Candice Dupree each scored 14 points for the Fever. Dupree ad...
2019-06-08 06:51

Virginia governor calls special session to take up gun control measures in the wake of Virginia Beach shooting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam called a special session of the state legislature to take up gun-control measures in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach....
2019-06-04 22:51

Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measures’ on migrants. The post Trump suspends plan to impose tariffs on Mexico, says Mexico ‘has agreed to take strong measur...
2019-06-08 06:51

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
2019-06-11 21:00

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 11:34

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or pet in without even realizing it. Since April, there have been 9 children who have died in hot cars ...
2019-05-26 20:34

How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about h...
2019-05-21 14:51

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
2019-06-11 13:34

U.S. seen reining in 'radicals' to prevent war, Iranian general says "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 10:51

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chairs, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh said today. The......
2019-05-26 21:00

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
2019-05-29 01:34

Jones scores 25, leads Sun past Fever 88-77 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 25 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 88-77 on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 first-half points to help the Sun build a 40-37 lead at the break. Connecti...
2019-05-29 06:00

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 14:39

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her...
2019-06-05 00:51

Use a Seasonal Car Maintenance Schedule to Prevent Summer Breakdowns You probably pay close attention to the workings and health of your car’s Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, wifi hotspot, and cruise control. All the fun stuff, right? But how much do you know about your windshield wipers?...
2019-06-01 00:17

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
2019-05-23 07:00

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its firefighters. “Cancer has become the leading risk to health and safety for firefighters,” sa...
2019-06-03 13:34

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website po...
2019-06-13 00:00

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’ First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK’s network of river barriers and defences, according to research.The Association of British Insurers ...
2019-06-12 09:51

"Clouds Prevent Radars From Detecting Accurately," Says Top IAF Officer A top Indian Air Force official on Monday defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent assertion that a rainy day was a better pick for Balakot strikes as the clouds could help fighter jets evade......
2019-05-27 17:34

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
2019-06-11 21:34

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
2019-06-08 06:51

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free-agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So where does Keuchel land? Th...
2019-06-06 18:17

Ikea’s newest dressers are designed to prevent ‘tip-over’ deaths The company's newest line, being unveiled Tuesday, includes dressers with just two front legs, so they cannot stand upright unless they are attached to a wall....
2019-06-04 18:00

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of the Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people leaping to death off the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Councilman Justin Brannan, a Democrat who represen...
2019-06-05 03:34

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when y...
2019-06-13 23:51

Ikea's Newest Dressers Are Designed To Prevent 'Tip-Over' Deaths Scandinavian retailer Ikea has introduced a line of tip-resistant dressers to address a design issue that has killed eight children and injured dozens of others in the past two decades....
2019-06-05 09:00

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-06 00:17

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virgi...
2019-06-10 18:17

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedo...
2019-05-21 14:32

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) — In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election — all of 19.3%. But the southeastern village has increasingly figured out how to draw in exc...
2019-05-24 14:51

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seco...
2019-05-25 07:00

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
2019-05-27 17:51

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87 on Sunday. Griner and former Indiana point guard Briann January both had 14 in the firs...
2019-06-10 01:34

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:00

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
2019-05-28 21:34

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
2019-06-13 11:34

Manchester City lodge appeal to prevent Champions League ban The Premier League club has protested its innocence regarding claims it breached UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. The reigning English champions have been threatened with expulsion from Europe's premier competition....
2019-06-07 00:51

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
2019-05-29 20:34

UK Labour moves to prevent new PM pursuing no-deal Brexit: Starmer Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-12 16:17

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
2019-05-28 02:34

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
2019-06-05 22:34

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
2019-05-22 00:00

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations....
2019-06-08 01:17

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
2019-06-09 16:51

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
2019-05-21 21:17

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
2019-06-04 11:34

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, f...
2019-06-12 05:00

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
2019-06-17 02:34

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
2019-06-08 13:51

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams        ...
2019-05-25 05:00

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris ...
2019-06-07 03:34

Pfizer had clues its drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. It didn’t report the findings. Researchers say Pfizer should have published its analysis on the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis therapy Enbrel. Pfizer says its decision was based on science....
2019-06-05 20:00

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
2019-06-13 19:51

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If ...
2019-06-06 10:00

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
2019-05-30 03:34

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggests.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

Exclusive: US homeopaths claim 'therapies' prevent measles and 'cure' autism Thousands of children put on alternative therapies amid measles outbreak, potentially exposing them to life-threatening illnessThousands of American children are being put on homeopathic alternatives to vaccination by practitioners who claim they can...
2019-06-07 10:51

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
2019-05-30 07:34

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef."...
2019-06-14 10:17

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
2019-06-11 01:34

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for the virus to infect cells and pump out more copies o...
2019-06-11 23:00

Pizza God's Quick Thinking And Court Vision Prevent Messy, Costly Turnover Here’s what we know: This is a pizza establishment. Okay, that’s all we know. Just enjoy the improvisation required to salvage this broken play:...
2019-06-06 12:17

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to st...
2019-05-30 21:17

Lowering blood pressure, sodium intake may prevent 94 million early deaths Experts estimate increasing high blood pressure treatment to 70 percent of the world's population could increase the lifespan of nearly 40 million people....
2019-06-10 20:17

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” an...
2019-06-08 21:00

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
2019-06-05 20:17

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 12:17

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was a ‘ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which were both adapted into films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from star...
2019-05-29 14:34

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
2019-05-21 16:17

Ikea Designed a new Dresser Line With Improved Stability Features to Prevent Dangerous Tip-Overs In July of 2015, Ikea finally acknowledged the increased tip over risk of several of its Malm dressers when drawers were left open; first responding with free anchoring kits, and then following up with a full recall. Several children were unfortunate...
2019-06-04 19:51

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after admitting failure in her attempt to withdraw the country from the European Union....
2019-06-07 19:51

3 steps to determine whether you've earned the right to invest You'll have to tidy up your finances before you can start investing, says Douglas A. Boneparth, president of Bone Fide Wealth in New York. Where to begin....
2019-05-21 14:39

Ofcom CEO Sharon White steps down Sharon White is stepping down as CEO of communications regulator Ofcom after more than four years in the role.She was appointed as chief executive in March 2015, replacing the outgoing Ed Richards who had served the organisation for more than a decad...
2019-06-06 15:17

On D-Day beach, 75 years on, awed son follows in dad's steps Exactly 75 years — almost to the minute — after his dad battled his way through the carnage that was Omaha Beach on the morning of June 6, 1944, Randall Atanay kicked off his shoes and waded into the chill waters, so cleansing and still, that had run...
2019-06-06 17:17

Here are 5 steps China could take to hurt the US beyond more tariffs China might take other measures beyond tariffs to strike back at the U.S. economy during the escalating trade war.        ...
2019-05-27 17:34

Switching careers isn’t about little steps — it’s one leap Most people don’t voluntarily quit their jobs, let alone leave their professions, unless they are sitting on a pile of cash or know where their next paycheck will come from. But Jonathan Fields isn’t most people. The Upper West Sider set aside his im...
2019-05-27 01:01

Edward Crutchley Steps Into the Spotlight Kim Jones’s longtime right-hand man is now a rising star on the London men’s wear scene thanks to his high-luxe offerings with a focus on texture and print....
2019-06-08 08:51

End of May, Britain's PM steps down as Conservative leader British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives on Friday, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit....
2019-06-07 14:51

You May Not Need the 10,000 Steps a Day Your Fitness Tracker is Telling You to Take Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a ubiquitous benchmark for adequate physical activity, thanks largely to wearable fitness trackers that push users to hit that target. But according to one new study, it may be a more ambitious goal than necessar...
2019-05-30 19:34

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
2019-06-14 10:51

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate...
2019-05-21 19:17

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
2019-05-21 15:51

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:34

Trump eases up, makes nice with May before she steps down President Donald Trump is easing up on his frequent criticism of outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May over her handling of the tortured Brexit deal...
2019-06-04 20:00

Psycho to The 39 Steps: on set with Alfred Hitchcock – in pictures The innovative director made a string of suspense-filled classics. Here, we see him telling actors how to faint, wear handcuffs – and play an icy blonde Continue reading......
2019-05-28 08:34

The Latest: Naval War College president steps down PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation at the U.S. Naval War College (all times local): 11:45 a.m. The president of the U.S. Naval War College says he is stepping down. The announcement by Rear Adm. Jeffrey Harley on Monday came afte...
2019-06-10 18:17

Step back: researcher says 10,000 steps a day isn’t optimal for everyone Ten-thousand steps a day – it's the magic number cited by manufacturers of fitness trackers, but is there any science behind it? According to a Harvard University professor, not really....
2019-06-08 22:00

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 18:51

"Moldova is free" cheers new premier as rival steps aside Moldova's new prime minister Maia Sandu consolidated her power on Friday as her predecessor resigned, appearing to ease a crisis that shook the country for the past week as two rival governments jostled for control....
2019-06-14 19:51

WH Smith chief Clarke steps down, shares fall WH Smith Plc announced the departure of Chief Executive Officer Stephen Clarke after six years in charge on Tuesday, as the British books, stationery and newspaper chain reported another double-digit rise in sales in the third quarter....
2019-05-21 16:00

Forest Hills HS ‘pot principal’ steps down after months of controversy They smoked him out. The embattled principal of Forest Hills HS has resigned amid complaints of rampant, unchecked marijuana smoking and general disorder at the school, officials said Monday. Teachers and parents have howled for Ben Sherman’s r...
2019-06-04 06:01

Tableau's latest release steps up mapping game Release 2019.2 of Tableau represents an overhaul of the company's underlying mapping technology. Location and geospatial data is increasingly being combined with analytics for context and mapping tools to aid predictions....
2019-05-22 18:17

Walking for weight loss: How to hit 10,000 steps when you work at a desk all day WALKING for weight loss is very effective, but it can be hard to hit your 10,000 step goal if you’re working from a desk every day. Here are some tips on how to get in some extra steps....
2019-05-21 14:51

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists. Yang Hyun Suk said in a statement posted Frid...
2019-06-14 12:51

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
2019-05-27 13:51

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
2019-05-21 15:01

Cricket 19 review – exemplary sports sim steps up to the crease PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC; Big Ant Studios/Maximum GamesDelivering all the funky play any bowler or batsman could desire, this virtual leather-on-willow is the best cricket game yetGamers rarely get to hear the thwack of virtual leather on willow t...
2019-06-13 15:51

Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-23 22:17

5 simple steps to consolidate your debt with a personal loan Consolidating using a personal loan could lead to paying off high-interest debts, simplify your payments and reduce debt faster.       ...
2019-06-08 18:34

UK digital bank Monzo takes first steps into U.S. market Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is launching in the United States through a limited rollout of its app-based checking account and connected debit card, it said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 19:17

Czech police take steps to protect schools from threat PRAGUE (AP) — Czech police say they have been taking steps to protect unspecified schools after receiving reports of a threat that they might be attacked. Police tweeted Monday that they have increased the presence of officers near the schools in que...
2019-06-10 18:17

Catholic priest stabbed on church steps in Poland The assailant was arrested, but his motive remains unclear. The priest has undergone surgery and is now stable, Wroclaw University Hospital has said....
2019-06-10 23:51

David Ortiz takes his first steps after multiple surgeries Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz took his first steps Tuesday after undergoing a second surgery to address injuries from his shooting over the weekend in the Dominican Republic, a spokesman said....
2019-06-11 21:51

Theresa May Formally Steps Down as Conservative Party Leader (LONDON) — British Prime Minister Theresa May formally stepped down as Conservative Party leader on Friday, defeated by the Brexit conundrum. May’s three years at the helm ended not with a bang but a whimper: The party simply confirmed th...
2019-06-07 18:51

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
2019-05-21 16:34

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

Disney takes full control of Hulu as Comcast steps aside Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) Today, Disney takes the reins at Hulu. Disney and Comcast announced a deal saying that Disney will assume full operational control of Hulu, effective immediately. In turn, Disney and Comcast have entered a...
2019-05-21 17:00

Tech We’re Using: Taking Steps to Maximize Privacy While Covering the Lack of It Jennifer Valentino-DeVries, an investigative reporter who has delved into issues of online privacy, is “under no illusions” that protecting our digital selves is fully possible....
2019-05-22 16:17

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantum information science....
2019-06-02 04:34

Theresa May steps down as Conservative Party leader but remains interim PM Theresa May officially resigned Friday as leader of the British Conservative Party, and will spend only a few more weeks in the prime minister's office....
2019-06-07 23:34

‘No steps back’: Jets’ Brant Boyer looking to rebuild his unit When Brant Boyer stepped into his room for the first time this year, he came with a message. “There is no steps back,” he told the Jets’ special-teamers, despite the obvious factors indicating otherwise. Andre Roberts, a First-Team All-Pro returning ...
2019-06-16 13:17

Cardiovascular disease: 7 simple steps that lower future risk New research examines how adhering to the American Heart Association's recommendations for a healthy heart predicts future risk of cardiovascular disease....
2019-06-05 00:00

Cannes Says It’s Making Strides for Equality. Some Women See Backward Steps. The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women....
2019-05-21 16:51

Papua New Guinea leader steps down amid political turmoil Prime Minister Peter O'Neill's resignation follows weeks of high profile defections from the ruling coalition to the opposition. The premier was also in hot water over a gas deal with French petroleum company Total....
2019-05-26 13:34

Mexico steps up revisions amid US pressure over migrant flow Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-traveled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and intercepting four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants...
2019-06-17 04:34

Red Cross issues top Memorial Day safety steps for travel and grilling This Memorial Day, many people will be traveling and firing up the backyard grill. The American Red Cross has offered a series of steps that everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. HIGHWAY SAFETY  Millions of people will be on the hi...
2019-05-24 21:34

Olivia Munn steps in to help locate allegedly stolen dog by Wag walker Cops on Friday busted the Wag dog walker who allegedly stole a Manhattan couple’s pooch, police say — after an investigation involving Olivia Munn, the app’s celebrity spokeswoman...
2019-06-15 16:34

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
2019-06-08 00:34

Record number of Venezuelans arrive in Peru: UN steps up response The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has sent extra teams this week to the border between Peru and Ecuador to support the authorities, as an unprecedent number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants – over 15,000 – have entered Peru this week....
2019-06-16 19:17

Senior Russian track official steps down in doping case MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s second most powerful track official has stepped down while facing a doping case. Andrei Silnov, the 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the high jump, left his post as senior vice-president of the Russian track and field federa...
2019-06-14 17:51

Wilmer Valderrama Steps Out With Amanda Pacheco: 5 Things To Know About the Model New couple alert? Wilmer Valderrama has been spending time with Amanda Pacheco in recent weeks. The 39-year-old NCIS actor and the 28-year-old model have been spotted out and about in Los......
2019-05-30 00:00

U.S. military intelligence steps up accusation against Russia over nuclear testing U.S. government “has assessed that Russia conducted nuclear weapons tests that have created nuclear yield,” Defense Intelligence Agency says in statement....
2019-06-14 06:17

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
2019-06-17 16:17

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26 18:00

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
2019-05-21 15:00

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
2019-05-27 10:01

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
2019-05-31 02:34

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest has found....
2019-05-28 12:17

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves BALTIMORE (AP) — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially ...
2019-06-13 23:34

As Theresa May steps down, pro-Trump Brexiteer Boris Johnson is favorite to succeed her With Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement Friday that she is stepping down from 10 Downing Street, the race to succeed her is heating up -- and the boisterous, pro-Trump former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is the bookmaker's favorite....
2019-05-25 23:00

iOS 13 and watchOS 6 hands-on: As 5G looms, Apple takes small steps forward Apple's flagship iPhones and popular Watches are getting a series of worthwhile but not especially exciting software updates this year - we've tested them.Read More...
2019-06-06 04:00

Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
2019-06-16 06:34

Regulators Are Taking Steps to Block Robocalls That Annoy Millions of Americans (NEW YORK) — New measures by U.S. regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the U.S. The rising volume of calls in the last few years has created pressure on Congress, regulators and phone companies to act. The ...
2019-05-21 17:51

Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing’s new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly....
2019-05-21 15:01

How Chick-fil-A uses 5 steps to decide what items — from spicy chicken to brownies — to add to the menu Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chick-fil-A has a five step process for rolling out new menu items. It takes 18 to 24 months to go from an idea to an actual menu item, according to Amanda Norris, the executive director of Chick-fil-A's menu. Here ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Johanna Konta aims to go ‘two steps further’ as she targets French Open title • Konta is in her third semi-final of a grand slam• ‘I will use my experience to deal with the challenge’Johanna Konta, playing the best tennis of her career, is two wins away from being the first British champion at the French Open since Sue Barker ...
2019-06-04 23:34

France's center-right party leader steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-03 02:51

India’s government steps in after ICC asks MS Dhoni to remove army insignia • Minister urges country’s cricket board to resolve issue• Dhoni wore insignia on his gloves in World Cup gameThe International Cricket Council has asked India’s MS Dhoni to remove an army insignia from his wicketkeeping gloves, prompting New Delhi t...
2019-06-07 17:17

11 Indians Get Notices As Switzerland Steps Up Process To Share Banking Info As Switzerland strives hard to re-establish its global financial centre position after clamping down on secrecy walls of its banks, there has been a significant surge in the number of cases where it......
2019-05-27 01:34

Air Force Steps Up Search To Find An-32, Deploys Unmanned Aerial Vehicles The An-32 is a Soviet-designed twin engine turboprop transport aircraft that has been used extensively by the Air Force for over four decades to ferry people and air-drop supplies...
2019-06-06 14:34

American-born goalkeeper, 19, steps into spotlight for Jamaica during Women's World Cup Jamaica might have gotten shut out in their first Women’s World Cup match Sunday against one of the best squads in the world in Brazil, but it was their teen goalkeeper who was thrust into the spotlight....
2019-06-10 16:00

Leader of France's Les Republicains party steps down after poor EU election results The leader of France's center-right opposition Les Republicains political party Laurent Wauquiez said on Sunday he will quit as the party's president after it recorded its lowest score ever in last week's European parliament elections....
2019-06-02 21:34

The steps of an NYC park to be transformed into the city's largest LGBT pride flag Organizers said the flag, made of rainbow vinyl, will measure 12-by-100 feet, making it what they say is the largest LGBT pride flag in New York City....
2019-06-13 20:51

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
2019-05-28 23:34

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
2019-05-22 21:34

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
2019-05-29 00:51

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26 19:51

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code with roots in colonial times. Ecstatic activists in the packed courtroom c...
2019-06-11 17:17

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
2019-05-21 15:00

African Champions League final abandoned after VAR row Esperance win Caf Champions League after opponents Wydad Casablanca refuse to continue playing when VAR was unavailable to judge a disallowed equaliser....
2019-06-01 11:01

Carlos Gomez steps up to play hero, steals show for depleted Mets Carlos Gomez wasn’t ready. Yes, he had both shoes on this time — unlike his other trip around the bases — but when the Nationals intentionally walked Wilson Ramos to put runners on first and second with two outs in the eighth inning and the Mets trai...
2019-05-24 04:17

Serena Williams steps up to dispatch Kurumi Nara in French Open second round Serena Williams produced a much more convincing display than in the first round to defeat Japanese qualifier Kurumi Nara 6-3 6-2 at the French Open on Thursday....
2019-05-30 18:34

House panel steps up contempt threat against Barr, Ross over Census documents The House Oversight Committee said on Wednesday it will move forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress if they do not comply with a subpoena for documents related to the Trump...
2019-06-05 20:00

I've walked 12 million steps to deliver a message to the Australian government | Alwyn Doolan I set off a year ago carrying three message sticks as an invitation and a challenge. You are part of us and this land nowFrom its inception the Australian government has been in denial about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s political ex...
2019-05-22 16:17

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
2019-06-07 20:51

Buttigieg steps off campaign trail following deadly police shooting in South Bend The Democratic presidential hopeful has canceled a planning appearance Monday night at an LGBTQ gala in New York hosted by the Democratic National Committee....
2019-06-17 15:34

LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon displaying Irving in a Lakers jersey, adding fuel to the fire that ESPN’s Brian Windhorst started T...
2019-05-25 05:00

FEATURE-Gold of contention: Armenia land dispute in spotlight as government steps in JERMUK, Armenia, June 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T onnes of gold that lie under a snow-capped mountain in Armenia have locked locals and international investors in a bitter land dispute, with the country's new government being watched closely i...
2019-06-06 05:51

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets on Sunday to demand Hong Kong's leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill and expressed "deep sorrow and regret" that recent events had stirred "controversies."...
2019-06-16 04:17

Thousands Dressed In Black Rally To Demand Hong Kong Leader Steps Down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic......
2019-06-16 12:34

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
2019-06-06 20:51

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
2019-05-31 13:34

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli after two months of fighting, the United Nations refugee agency said....
2019-05-30 19:17

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
2019-06-01 00:17

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
2019-05-21 17:51

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
2019-06-07 12:51

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
2019-05-22 22:34

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:34

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday....
2019-05-23 21:00

How to delete your Netflix viewing history, and prevent something you've watched from affecting your viewing recommendations Reuters Netflix uses your viewing history to make viewing recommendations and to let you continue shows in progress in the "Continue Watching" section. If you want to remove individual shows or movies from your history, you can do that in a web bro...
2019-05-31 04:00

Tens of thousands dressed in black rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday dressed in black to demand the city's embattled leader steps down, a day after she suspended an extradition bill in a dramatic retreat following the most violent protests in decad...
2019-06-16 11:00

Naval War College president steps down amid ethics probe, complaints about margarita machine A rear admiral stepped down Monday as president of the U.S. Naval War College amid an ethics probe and complaints he kept a margarita machine in his office....
2019-06-10 21:34

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
2019-06-17 18:17

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch these 10 game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
2019-06-16 20:00

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-14 09:34

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo ...
2019-05-21 21:17

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
2019-05-21 14:39

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
2019-06-04 08:17

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers. Border agents and officials in Texas and e...
2019-06-16 18:34

African Champions League final replay ordered over VAR issue PARIS (AP) — The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca walking off in protest and Tunisian side Esperance was awarded the victory. Wydad refused to continue playing b...
2019-06-05 20:51

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
2019-06-10 15:00

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
2019-06-10 16:51

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated w...
2019-05-28 00:00

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
2019-06-11 15:51

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
2019-06-12 23:34

African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule The African Union (AU) on Thursday suspended Sudan until there was civilian rule, intensifying global pressure on its new military leaders to stand down after the worst violence since Omar al-Bashir's fall in April....
2019-06-06 22:17

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involve...
2019-06-14 01:17

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
2019-05-25 17:17

African Union suspends Sudan, demands civilian administration The African Union said on Thursday it had suspended Sudan until a civilian government was formed, intensifying international pressure on the country's new military rulers to give up power....
2019-06-06 17:00

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:17

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
2019-06-07 00:51

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursd...
2019-05-30 16:01

African elephant poaching has declined, but study warns they are still vulnerable Ivory demand has fallen, especially from Chinese markets -- the biggest driver behind poaching in Africa, according to a study that appeared in the journal Nature Communications last month. But poverty and corruption in Africa are keeping the illegal...
2019-06-06 20:34

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
2019-06-07 09:51

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Af...
2019-06-01 19:51

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks by militants in sub-Saharan Africa in less than 24 hours, suggesting the continent is central to ...
2019-06-06 16:51

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
2019-05-28 20:34

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
2019-05-22 12:17

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
2019-05-30 23:51

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
2019-05-31 01:17

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
2019-05-31 23:51

'Parents assume sports physical is enough.' How to prevent cardiac arrest in young athletes Sudden cardiac arrest is No. 1 killer of young athletes in the U.S. and No. 2 medical cause of death in people under 25. Many high schools are trying to add more AEDs to save lives.        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

Central Park Five lead prosecutor steps down from role at Columbia Law School over fallout from Netflix series The lead prosecutor in the Central Park Five trial announced Wednesday that she would not return as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School as she, and other key figures from the case, continue to face fallout over the recent Netflix miniseries....
2019-06-13 18:34

African elephants under continued threat of poaching, warns UN-backed report An updated assessment by a United Nations Environment Programme-administered treaty has confirmed that poaching continues to threaten the long-term survival of the African elephant....
2019-05-21 16:17

African Champions League: Wydad president calls on Caf to investigate final Wydad Casablanca's president, Said Naciri, calls on Caf to investigate Friday night's African Champions League final, in a bid to "save the image of football in Africa"....
2019-06-02 17:17

African Champions League final to be replayed after original game abandoned • Second leg, and trophy, had been awarded to Esperance • Wydad Casablanca left pitch after equaliser was disallowedThe second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after the original fixture was abandoned and the match awarded t...
2019-06-06 09:34

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
2019-05-29 09:01

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 08:17

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
2019-05-25 05:34

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
2019-05-28 19:51

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
2019-05-21 14:51

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
2019-06-13 23:17

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
2019-06-13 18:34

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
2019-06-04 01:00

WHO sees high risk as polio breaks out in Central African Republic Two cases of polio have been reported in the Central African Republic, the World Health Organization said in a report on Tuesday, the latest setback for global efforts to eradicate the crippling disease....
2019-05-28 16:17

Meet Triggerfish: The studio Netflix chose for its first African cartoon series On a suburban farm 20 minutes outside of Cape Town, the stories of an orphaned seal who fights sharks, a young zebra born with only half of his stripes, and a high-spirited falcon travelling to a bird city were all brought to life....
2019-06-04 08:34

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
2019-06-03 17:17

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
2019-06-04 11:51

VAR Malfunction Turns African Champions League Final Into Protracted Shitshow After a five-day controversy that included fans protesting in the streets, the Confederation of African Football executive committee decided Wednesday that the second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed, the Associated Press re...
2019-06-06 12:17

Arsenal vs Linz: Unai Emery steps up Europa League Final preparations with behind-closed-doors friendly Arsenal will play a behind-closed-doors game against Austrian side LASK Linz today as Unai Emery and his staff step up preparations for the Europa League Final ....
2019-05-23 11:34

Candace Owens spars with Dr. Cornel West over the impact of socialism on African-Americans A lively debate ensued on "The Ingraham Angle" on Tuesday evening between conservative commentator Candace Owens and renowned Harvard philosopher Dr. Cornel West....
2019-06-12 20:34

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where poll...
2019-05-24 23:17

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
2019-06-14 12:51