TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 22:17

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online

This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozam...

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres calls for restraint in Venezuela, Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; Guterres calls for calm in Venezuela; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of inse...
2019-05-21 14:32

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
2019-06-28 23:17

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
2019-05-24 03:17

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
2019-06-21 03:51

In Mozambique, it’s ‘a matter of the heart’ says Guterres, lauding the cyclone-struck nation’s ‘undeniable moral authority’ Arriving in Mozambique to express solidarity and see for himself the damage wrought by two back-to-back cyclones earlier this year, UN chief António Guterres on Thursday said “undeniable moral authority” lay with its people, who had borne the brunt o...
2019-07-11 22:00

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam and Development Finance International said....
2019-07-10 05:51

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

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo...
2019-07-16 04:51

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

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. ...
2019-07-11 15:51

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustaina...
2019-05-31 23:00

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and ...
2019-05-21 16:34

UN report: Climate change is undermining poverty eradication A U.N. report says hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, saying that is mainly because progress is being undermined by climate change and increasing inequality...
2019-07-10 02:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and par...
2019-07-11 02:51

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2019-06-21 17:34

Report: Childhood poverty persists in fast-growing Southwest SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A report on childhood well-being shows improved overall chances for U.S. children to thrive based on broad measures of economic circumstances, education and community support. Released Monday, the annual Kids Count report from t...
2019-06-17 22:51

Daily on Energy: ‘Totally AWOL’ — Jay Inslee says Rick Perry’s ‘Freedom Gas’ dooms the nation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-04 18:00

UPDATE 4-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa....
2019-06-19 03:51

UPDATE 3-Anadarko approves $20 bln LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project approved in Africa, according to the government of Mozambiq...
2019-06-18 21:51

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
2019-07-09 09:51

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-13 00:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war intensifies; “global measles crisis” underway....
2019-05-21 16:17

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
2019-07-11 14:00

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

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
2019-05-21 14:32

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting cl...
2019-05-21 14:51

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

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

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

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

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

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
2019-05-21 14:51

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

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-03 19:17

| India rejects critical US religious freedom report India has hit out at a US report saying religious intolerance was growing under its right-wing government, setting off a new spat ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
2019-06-24 02:17

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

Rikers Island inmates are increasingly missing doctor visits: report Missed doctor visits among sick Rikers Island inmates are on the rise as city jails face a spate of medically-related deaths behind bars, according to a new report. And correction officers are to blame for failing to escort inmates to their scheduled...
2019-06-30 00:51

"Committed To Tolerance": India Rejects US Report On Religious Freedom India has rejected the findings of a report on religious freedom published by the US State Department that claimed, among other acerbic allegations, "mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups......
2019-06-23 07:00

US Report On Global Religious Freedom Shows Bias Against PM Modi: BJP The US state department's 2018 International Religious Freedom Report shows clear bias against the Narendra Modi government and the BJP, the party said Saturday, asserting that its leaders had......
2019-06-22 19:17

Kim Kardashian visits death row inmate Kevin Cooper in San Quentin Prison: report Kim Kardashian reportedly spent two hours at California’s San Quentin State Prison Thursday as a part of her efforts to exonerate death row inmate Kevin Cooper....
2019-05-31 20:34

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

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

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
2019-06-15 13:51

Canada reveals measures to tackle online extremism Canada has announced several measures to combat online extremism. Public Safety Canada said the government will provide up to $1 million CAD ($762,000) to a program called Tech Against Terrorism. The funding will help set up a system to inform smalle...
2019-06-27 19:00

India-Bangladesh Border Talks To Be Held In Dhaka Next Week: Report The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss several issues, including those related to cross-border crimes, as their director generals meet in Dhaka next week for the first......
2019-06-08 14:00

UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 11:34

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
2019-05-30 01:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
2019-05-21 16:17

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
2019-05-29 22:51

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
2019-06-18 19:34

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

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 19: Joi, 'Freedom' x Various Artists, 'Freedom' Since today is Juneteenth (in celebration of June 19, 1865, the day the slaves in Texas learned they were freed), I decided to drop a two-fer in the name of freedom. The song is “Freedom” but there are two versions and they’re both getting their due ...
2019-06-19 20:00

How big biased datasets make social inequalities worse At almost every point in our day, we interact with digital technologies which collect our data. From the moment our smart phones wake us up, to our watch tracking our morning run, every time we use public transport, every coffee we purchase with a ba...
2019-07-07 10:34

Mi TV 4A Series' Android 9 Pie Update on the Way, Xiaomi Reveals Xiaomi has finally announced plans to roll out the Android 9 Pie software update for the Mi TV 4A series, with a limited Early Access Plan now open for sign-ups....
2019-07-09 13:17

China’s CCTV features Daily Show report on Huawei lead in 5G BEIJING (AP) — China’s latest media broadside in its tariffs war with the U.S. features an unlikely star: Trevor Noah of the Daily Show. A clip from Noah’s “If you don’t know, now you know” segment on Chinese equipment m...
2019-05-27 12:17

Scorpion venom compounds can kill dangerous bacteria Researchers have found two chemicals that are effective against dangerous bacteria. The source of these healing compounds? The venom of a Mexican scorpion....
2019-06-13 19:51

Wednesday's Daily Brief: migration tragedy in the Rio Grande, drugs report, Torture Victims Day Top news, this Thursday are: the migration debate spurred by the tragic image of a drowned man and his daughter in the Rio Grande; the Khashoggi killing discussed at the Human Rights Council; key findings from the latest UN report on drugs; updates f...
2019-06-27 19:51

Apple’s Big iPad Update Reveals Something Huge About How it Sees the Future iPad fans got a pleasant surprise Monday during Apple’s WWDC keynote in the form of a brand new operating system, dubbed iPadOS. While iOS still lies at the heart of the rebranded operating system, the new platform includes a slew of major chan...
2019-06-05 00:17

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
2019-06-13 18:00

Senate report reveals nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The names of hundreds of nursing homes across the country found to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary issues were kept under wraps by the federal government, according to a new report....
2019-06-04 19:34

How To Update Aadhaar Details, Check Updation Status Online Aadhaar card online services: Through the UIDAI's "self-service" portal, Aadhaar holders can apply for a change in the address fed into the Aadhaar database and even check for the status of their......
2019-06-21 16:34

UPDATE 2-Luxury online reseller The RealReal closes up more than 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc closed up more 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of around $2.4 billion and signalling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
2019-06-29 01:00

UPDATE 1-Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and signalling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
2019-06-28 20:00

GTA 6 release date update: New demo reveals next-gen Grand Theft Auto could look like THIS A new graphics showcase has been revealed for Grand Theft Auto, suggesting what we could be looking at when Rockstar releases its next-gen open world title...
2019-05-27 01:51

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are pa...
2019-06-28 18:51

SwiftKey now lets you send 3D animated animal emojis that mimic your facial expression SwiftKey is embedding a new animated animal emoji feature directly into its mobile keyboard app, one that replicates a persons detailed facial expressions.Read More...
2019-07-04 13:00

Showing Their True Stripes? A New Report Reveals Diversity Concerns at Adidas Prior to inking her highly touted new deal with Adidas, Beyoncé reportedly walked out of a meeting with competitor Reebok due to a lack of diversity on its pitch team. But as an investigative report by the New York Times revealed on Wednesday, Adidas...
2019-06-21 19:34

Apple Transparency Report Reveals India Sought Data for 49 Devices The Indian government asked Apple to provide information related to customers' data for 49 devices like iPhones in the July-December 2018 period – almost 100 percent increase from the earlier......
2019-07-04 10:17

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
2019-06-16 04:17

GTA 5 Online Casino Update DLC won't release till July, but you can get a great deal TODAY GTA 5 Online fans might have been hoping for more info about the games next big expansion, but there's a great PS4 deal for anyone who is still yet to try the game....
2019-06-28 16:00

GTA 6 Release Date Update: Next Grand Theft Auto could be delayed by GTA Online success Rockstar's dedication to one of its previous projects could spell bad news for players wanting to get their hands on the latest GTA sooner, rather than later. Here's what you need to know....
2019-06-18 08:17

Division 2 Server Status Maintenance latest as Ubisoft reveals big Title Update 5 news Division 2 Maintenance is coming today with a new update for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Here's all the changes you can expect, following some big Title Update 5 info during the State of Play livestream....
2019-07-11 12:17

Los Angeles deputies probe racist video that appeared online: report The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department launched an investigation Wednesday into a California school district after a video emerged that allegedly showed several high school students applying dark face paint and saying racial slurs, reports said....
2019-06-27 19:17

Google, Facebook have tight grip on growing U.S. online ad market: report The U.S. internet advertising industry is projected to hit $160 billion by 2023 from $107 billion last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC s...
2019-06-05 16:34

Kim Jong Un ‘very surprised’ at Trump offer to meet, calls handshake ‘expression that today is different from yesterday’ PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un ‘very surprised’ at Trump offer to meet, calls handshake ‘expression that today is different from yesterday’ The post Kim Jong Un ‘very surprised’ at Trump offer to meet, calls h...
2019-06-30 12:34

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
2019-07-03 23:17

Italian report reveals basis for revoking Atlantia road concession: source Italy's ruling 5-Star party believes the government has a legal opinion that would justify terminating a national motorway concession that accounts for a third of core profits of infrastructure group Atlantia, a source said on Sunday....
2019-06-30 23:34

Report reveals desperate working conditions of Facebook moderators — including death In a report published by the Verge, working conditions of a Tampa, Florida Facebook moderation site were revealed to be shockingly poor. The site, one of several moderation sites located throughout North America, is operated by Cognizant, a professio...
2019-06-19 19:17

UPDATE 5-U.S. cruise operators stop sailing to Cuba, travelers vent anger online Major U.S. cruise operators said on Wednesday they will no longer sail to Cuba following the Trump administration's ban on travel to the Caribbean island, angering travelers and prompting worries about trip cancellations and company earnings....
2019-06-06 01:17

Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Update: Major news for PS4, Xbox Character Creation Reset Rockstar's new patch arrived this week with a new weapon for Xbox One players of the open-world Western, but there's some even bigger news just on the horizon for all players....
2019-06-30 08:17

Chinese state media target Macau's Suncity in online gambling report Macau's biggest junket operator Suncity, which operates VIP gambling rooms around Asia, has raked in billions of dollars in online gaming and proxy betting, causing great harm to China's social economic order, a state backed report said this week....
2019-07-09 09:34

Drug bust reveals New York home doubled as illicit day care center: report Authorities in New York conducting a drug bust at a Rockland County home Tuesday were shocked after six children were reportedly discovered inside the residence at the time of the bust....
2019-06-22 05:17

Friday’s Daily Brief: Sudan power-sharing deal welcomed, hope for Venezuela talks, Rohingya camps flooded, Libya airstrikes update Friday’s main news stories include: Guterres welcomes Sudan power-sharing deal; six children are among 53 confirmed dead after Libya detention centre airstrikes; Monsoon rains wreak havoc in Rohingya camps; and Bachelet calls for “time and space” in ...
2019-07-05 23:17

‘Continuing absence’ of political solution to Israel-Palestine conflict ‘undermines and compounds’ UN efforts to end wholesale crisis The UN is “continuing to address the humanitarian, economic and political crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” but efforts are continually undermined by the lack of any political progress towards a two-State solution, said the head of UN Pol...
2019-05-21 14:32

Over 820 million people suffering from hunger; new UN report reveals stubborn realities of ‘immense’ global challenge After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, the United Nations said in a new report released ...
2019-07-15 20:01

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
2019-05-21 15:34

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The market, drivers, key players, and opportunities in a rising segment of e-commerce (AMZN, TGT, WMT, KR) Business Insider IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Online grocery growing rapidly from its small base. Its market value has doubled from 2016 to 2018, ...
2019-05-26 01:17

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship ...
2019-07-03 21:51

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar E3 2019 PC rumours Red Dead Redemption 2 updates this week extend beyond mere content updates to the game and Red Dead Online, but also some sneaky suspicions that the game could be released on PC too....
2019-06-09 15:51

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Red Dead Online News and Rockstar Soundtrack Release Date Red Dead Redemption 2 news this week focuses on some new content updates for Red Dead Online and a surprise announcement for The Music of Red Dead Redemption 2: Original Soundtrack...
2019-06-15 23:17

'Vast' far-right disinformation networks discovered in EU Millions of Europeans are being exposed to far-right propaganda on Facebook ahead of the EU elections, a report by the Avaaz NGO shows. The activists say their research prompted an "unprecedented" cleanup by Facebook....
2019-05-22 08:17

How Tokyo's suburban housing became vast ghettoes for the old They have no lifts, shops or medical services – yet they are home to mostly poor, elderly people. Guardian Cities and the Waseda Chronicle investigate Tokyo’s massive ‘homes for solitary death’Kazuyoshi Otsuka didn’t talk to his neighbours much. They...
2019-06-11 14:51

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
2019-06-09 15:17

Samsung Galaxy S10 Trio Gets May Update With Camera Improvements: Report Samsung has reportedly started rolling out a new software update for the trio of Galaxy S10 smartphones. The update is currently said to be live in Switzerland....
2019-05-23 21:17

Realme 2 Pro Users Report Bootloop Issue Following Android Pie Update Realme 2 Pro users are reporting a bootloop issue following the recent Android Pie update for the phone, but a workaround has been shared by the company to avert it....
2019-06-03 20:17

| WATCH | China's vast deserts: 'The sand will bury us' The deserts in China are constantly spreading, due in part to human activity. Now China is trying to reverse the negative impact the creeping sands are having on the environment....
2019-07-01 06:51

Brooklyn is home to the vast majority of US baby boomers Brooklyn sure is booming — not with hipsters, but with baby boomers. A new study of US ZIP codes with the biggest populations of baby boomers found that eight of the top 15 areas across the country are right in Kings County. Using census data to dete...
2019-06-13 11:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. issues mixed report on Alaska Gasline's LNG export plant U.S. energy regulators issued a report on Friday for Alaska Gasline Development Corp's proposed $43.4 billion Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project that found it would provide economic benefits to the state but could hurt the environment....
2019-06-29 01:00

D-day veterans and world leaders arrive in Portsmouth to vast security Miles of fencing and checkpoints put in place to safeguard dignitaries D-day veterans and world leaders have arrived in Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings amid a vast security operation to safeguard dignitaries including...
2019-06-05 11:51

UPDATE 1-FedEx cites 'operational error' for not delivering Huawei phone to U.S.- report FedEx Corp said an "operational error" caused a Huawei Technologies Co Ltd phone to not be delivered to the United States and the package delivery company apologised for the error, the Global Times reported on Sunday....
2019-06-23 09:51

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
2019-06-18 03:00

Citigroup, Deutsche Bank leaving vast Financial District spaces Citigroup plans to leave 111 Wall St. entirely by the end of the year — an impending 900,000-square-foot vacancy that will leave FiDi with two huge empty office towers to fill. A bank representative told The Post, “We will exit 111 Wall St. by the ti...
2019-06-18 10:17

'Like a horror film': vast swarms of flies plague Russian villages Local residents in Urals describe sweeping bucketfuls of dead flies from their homesVillages in Russia’s Urals region have been invaded by vast swarms of flies that have sparked health concerns and fears for local harvests.“You can’t hang out your wa...
2019-06-14 23:51

Zombieland: The vast world of hidden microbes miles beneath your feet No matter how deep we dig, life has always found a way to survive. The remarkable story of these impossible microbes can teach us about how life evolved...
2019-05-21 14:39

Jeffrey Epstein had 'vast trove of lewd' photos of girls: Prosecutors Federal prosecutors on Monday called wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein a "serial sexual predator" as they asked a judge to hold the former pal of President Donald Trump and ex-President Bill Clinton without bail....
2019-07-08 20:00

UPDATE 1-U.S. lags in export financing arms race fueled by China -EXIM report China provided as much as $130 billion in government export financing support in 2018, dwarfing every other country and fueling a new export lending arms race, the U.S. Export-Import Bank said in a report on Friday....
2019-06-28 17:51

UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon sends report on rare earth minerals to Congress The U.S. Defense Department has submitted a report to Congress on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a supplier....
2019-05-29 22:34

25 places across the US where poverty is causing poor diets 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
2019-05-24 14:00

Scottish Power to build vast battery to improve wind energy supply Energy firm says project will be big step towards continuous renewable power for UKScottish Power is to undertake the most ambitious battery power project in Europe in an attempt to unlock the potential of the UK’s wind and solar farms.The company wi...
2019-06-10 15:34

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also found kiddie porn, the feds revealed Monday as they charged the multimillionaire with child sex traffi...
2019-07-09 05:00

Retirement should not mean hardship – but many older Americans live in poverty As inequality has grown, American seniors have been exposed to financial distress in ways that often go unnoticedVivian Majors spent her life cleaning houses while her husband, Martin, worked as a carpenter. Their bodies broke down in their 60s. She ...
2019-05-24 12:34

Koch tackles poverty by coaching nonprofits on business SEATTLE (AP) — Charles Koch’s latest initiative tackling poverty embodies both the wealthy industrialist’s business acumen and his distaste for big government. The 3-year-old Stand Together Foundation has taken center stage in Koch’...
2019-06-05 08:34

Global response to poverty and environmental goals 'not ambitious enough’ The global response to realizing poverty and environmental goals agreed by world leaders in 2015 has not been “ambitious enough” according to the UN Secretary-General....
2019-07-09 22:17

Poverty, Not Litchis, Likely Reason Behind Bihar Child Deaths As teams of the Bihar government and central agencies try to unravel the exact reason for the death of over 150 children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, a preliminary survey points at......
2019-06-24 00:34

Chemical X’s protest against poverty: ‘Chanel’ tents on LA’s Skid Row British artist says his street project highlights gulf between wealth and povertyHe once made a £1m life-size sculpture of supermodel Cara Delevingne out of 7,000 ecstasy pills, to draw attention to the drug’s impact on popular culture.Now the anonym...
2019-06-09 10:00

Gianni Infantino trumpets ‘new Fifa’s’ vast wealth at unopposed re-election | David Conn Congress hears recitations of body’s eye-watering revenue and how ‘we have turned things round’ since the 2015 corruption scandalsThe last time football’s world governing body held a one-candidate election for president was eight years ago when the w...
2019-06-05 22:51

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-UPDATE 2-Eyeing China, Pentagon briefs Congress on rare earth minerals report The U.S. Defense Department has briefed Congress on a report on rare earth minerals as it looks to reduce American reliance on China, a Pentagon spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, amid mounting concern in Washington about Beijing's role as a suppli...
2019-05-30 00:17

Majority Reeling Under Poverty, And PM Modi Talking About Cake: Mayawati Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "size of the cake matters" remark, BSP chief Mayawati said Sunday the PM is talking about cake for people when a majority of them is reeling under......
2019-07-07 23:00

Poverty and lack of access to food causes poor diets in these 25 places across the US 24/7 Wall St. identified 25 counties and areas where poverty leads to bad diets by analyzing incomes, SNAP participation, and availability to food.        ...
2019-05-24 12:51

Bernie Sanders to demand Walmart raise 'poverty wages' US Democratic candidate will speak at the retailer’s annual meeting in Arkansas in JuneBernie Sanders, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, is preparing to gatecrash Walmart’s annual meeting to demand the world’s biggest retailer increase its...
2019-05-27 17:34

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big. “Two half-time adjunct jobs do not make a full-time income. Far from it,” Ximena Barrientos says. “I’m lucky that I have my own apartment. I have no idea how people make it work if they have to pay rent.”...
2019-06-19 20:00

World faces ‘climate apartheid’ risk, 120 more million in poverty: UN expert Climate change “threatens to undo the last 50 years” of development, global health and poverty reduction, a United Nations expert said on Tuesday, citing the risk of a new era of “climate apartheid” where the rich buy their way out of rising heat and...
2019-06-27 18:34

Inside the Alphabet empire: Here are the most important people and teams in Google's vast power structure (GOOG, GOOGL) REUTERS:Hannibal Hanschke.JPG Google-parent company Alphabet dominates businesses from search to online ads. The company has more than 103,000 employees working on high-profile initiatives and secret projects. Business Insider Prime has mapped out s...
2019-06-13 23:51

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
2019-05-22 22:34

Pennsylvania Senate Session Descends Into Screaming Match Over Poverty Assistance Program The Pennsylvania senate’s state budget negotiations descended into chaos on Wednesday when lawmakers and activists clashed over the elimination of a cash assistance program for the state’s neediest people. The PA General Assistance Progra...
2019-06-29 22:17

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at the United Nations’ annual High-level Political Foru...
2019-07-10 21:34

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation earlier this year and left hundreds dead, raising alarm about the effects of climate change...
2019-05-30 12:34

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation this year and killed more than 600 people. That’s according to a government assessment for a glob...
2019-05-30 10:51

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
2019-06-03 19:17

| Former Mozambique finance minister's extradition from SA halted The extradition of former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang has been halted, after it emerged that Chang enjoys double immunity under Mozambican law....
2019-07-13 13:34

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 18:17

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

| Aid pledges to cyclone-ravaged Mozambique inadequate - UN chief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said funds pledged to help Mozambique recover the devastation of two successive cyclones "is far below what is needed"....
2019-07-13 21:17

Wood Mackenzie says Anadarko to develop $20 bln Mozambique LNG project Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie said on Tuesday U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp has decided to go ahead with the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in Mozambique, the largest single LNG project sanctioned in...
2019-06-18 21:51

| 16 killed in Mozambique insurgency attack: local sources Suspected Islamists in northern Mozambique killed 16 people on Tuesday in their deadliest attack since launching an insurgency in the remote region in 2017, local sources say....
2019-05-31 19:34

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
2019-06-02 16:00

United Nations chief calls for more support for cyclone-hit Mozambique U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on the international community to provide more aid to Mozambique, where two cyclones spurred by climate change killed hundreds and wrought widespread destruction earlier this year....
2019-07-11 22:17

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country instead of the US....
2019-05-22 23:34

No elephants poached in a year at Mozambique's Niassa wildlife park Niassa Reserve, one of the biggest wildlife parks in Africa, marked a year without losing a single elephant to the poachers. Up to 4,000 of the animals roam the Mozambique park, which covers more land than Switzerland....
2019-06-15 19:34

U.N.'s Guterres says China, U.S. must not slip into new Cold War U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Friday it was important to prevent the United States and China, locked in a trade dispute, from sliding into a new Cold War....
2019-06-07 16:51

UN aid teams scramble to reach ‘most remote places’ cut off by Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique With heavy rains expected to continue in the coming days across northern Mozambique, access to the most remote areas affected by Cyclone Kenneth “remains difficult” the UN warned on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 14:32

More than 3,400 classrooms damaged or destroyed by Cyclone Idai in Mozambique, says UN Children’s Fund More than 305,000 children in Mozambique are losing out on lessons at school since the devastating floods caused by Cyclone Idai, which struck southeast Africa just over a month ago. ...
2019-05-21 16:17

Antonio Guterres: The UN's utopian, guardian and cosmopolitan The Charlemagne Prize 2019 is being awarded to Antonio Guterres. The Portuguese UN secretary-general has earned international respect for his commitment to multilateralism, human rights and climate protection....
2019-05-30 05:34

UN's Guterres calls for strong EU to avoid 'new Cold War' Upon receiving the Charlemagne Prize, the UN Secretary-General called for a strong and united Europe to avoid "a new Cold War." He also said the EU was too important to fail....
2019-05-30 19:00

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
2019-05-21 14:32

South Africa confirms plans to block extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister South Africa's new justice minister confirmed on Saturday he would he ask the courts to reverse his predecessor's decision to have former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his home country....
2019-07-13 18:51

UN chief urges donors to boost support for post-cyclone recovery in Mozambique Mozambique and its people desperately need support to recover from the powerful back-to-back cyclones that recently tore through the southern African country, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told a donors conference on Saturday, as ...
2019-06-01 23:01

New Mozambique storm rips off roofs, brings lashing rain as aid response kicks in Tropical Cyclone Kenneth swept into northern Mozambique on Thursday evening bringing heavy rain and winds in excess of 225 kilometres per hour (140 miles per hour) after lashing the Comoros islands, where it claimed at least three lives, UN agencies ...
2019-05-21 19:17

New Disability Inclusion Strategy is ‘transformative change we need’, says Guterres Disability inclusion is not only a fundamental human right, it is “central to the promise” of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the annual conference on the Convention of Rights of Persons with Dis...
2019-06-11 23:51

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange vol...
2019-05-24 03:17

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organi...
2019-05-22 00:17

Stand firm or face a new Cold War, Guterres warns Europe The world risks a descent into lawlessness and a new Cold War if multilateralism fails, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, calling on the European Union to take a lead role in fighting to preserve a rules-based global order....
2019-05-30 18:17

| Libya arms embargo must be enforced - UN chief Antonio Guterres All countries must implement a UN arms embargo against Libya with illegal weapons transfers by land, sea and air fuelling the current fighting in the oil-rich country, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said....
2019-06-11 21:17

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save lives, the UN Secretary-General told Security Council members on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:00

UPDATED: Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
2019-05-21 15:17

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has never been more essential, said UN chief António Guterres in Germany on Thursday....
2019-05-30 16:17

Traveling to a friend's wedding doesn't mean taking a vow of poverty Enjoying yourself at a friend’s wedding means taking a practical approach, and budgeting for travel and gifts from the moment the invitation arrives.        ...
2019-05-22 15:17

Mozambique: UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom meets the child cyclone survivors who’ve lost everything Visiting storm-ravaged Mozambique, UN Children’s Fund Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom, listened to devastating stories of children who lost everything in Cyclone Idai, while observing on Thursday that UNICEF-built safe spaces have given them “a sen...
2019-05-30 23:17

‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres Speaking to reporters outside the Security Council in New York on Wednesday night, UN chief António Guterres said there was still time for a “bloody battle for Tripoli” to be avoided, despite the continuing fighting in and around the Libyan capital. ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Guterres hails historic Convention banning violence and harassment at work A landmark international agreement banning violence and harassment in the workplace has been applauded by UN Secretary-General António Guterres, after it was adopted on Friday at the International Labour Organization’s Centenary Conference in Geneva....
2019-06-21 18:34

Radio still a powerful worldwide tool for ‘dialogue, tolerance and peace’: Guterres Radio is a powerful tool that continues to promote “dialogue, tolerance and peace,” United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said in message on Thursday, marking World Radio Day....
2019-05-21 15:00

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work w...
2019-05-21 23:51

Women’s empowerment ‘essential to global progress’ says Guterres, marking International Day Women’s empowerment and gender equality are “essential to global progress”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres stressed in his message for International Women's Day which this year puts “innovation by women and girls, for women and gir...
2019-05-21 20:17

‘The welfare of the Libyan people’ the UN’s sole agenda for the country, says Guterres in Tripoli Helping to promote a “Libyan-led and Libyan owned political solution” to resolve years of instability and insecurity there that puts the “welfare of the Libyan people” first, is the sole agenda of the United Nations within the country, Secretary-Gene...
2019-05-21 14:32

A free press is ‘cornerstone’ for accountability and ‘speaking truth to power’: Guterres At a time when disinformation and mistrust of the news media is growing, a free press is “essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and human rights”, said the UN Secretary-General, in his message for World Press Freedom Day, marked on Fr...
2019-05-21 16:17

Free tampons for students: Boston latest to tackle 'period poverty' with $100K program Boston Mayor Marty Walsh wants to improve menstrual equity for girls in low-income households, many of whom struggle to pay for tampons and pads.        ...
2019-06-21 03:01

‘Nothing left to go back for’: UN News hears extraordinary stories of loss, and survival as Mozambique rebuilds from deadly cyclones As UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrives in the southern African nation of Mozambique on Thursday for a two-day visit, he will be surveying the damage wrought by the deadly back-to-back cyclones earlier this year. UN News reports from the gro...
2019-07-11 01:34

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday, at the Saint Petersburg Intern...
2019-06-07 22:34

End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coalition on Tuesday, a UN-supported environmental organization, founded by former California governor A...
2019-05-28 19:34

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's New York mansion: 'Vast trove' of lewd photos, a life-size doll and other oddities Federal agents who searched the East Side mansion of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein turned up a 'vast trove' of lewd photos of young-looking girls.        ...
2019-07-10 18:00

Winamp’s woes: How the greatest MP3 player undid itself Tens of millions of Winamp users are still out there. (credit: Flickr user uzi978) As many of us are busy crafting the perfect playlist for grilling outdoors, most likely such labor is happening on a modern streaming service or within iTunes. But du...
2019-05-21 14:51

Joe Biden visits Stonewall Inn in NYC Joe Biden has paid a visit to the Stonewall Inn ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-19 03:00

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around the capital Tripoli....
2019-05-21 14:32

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few ...
2019-05-21 15:00

In Libya, Guterres ‘deeply concerned’ by risk of fresh military confrontation, urges restraint The UN chief has expressed his deep concern by the reported advance of forces based in the east, towards the Libyan capital, Tripoli, declaring that “there is no military solution” to restoring peace and stability to the country....
2019-05-21 14:32

Let us keep ‘their spirit of service alive’: Guterres leads tributes to UN workers who died in Ethiopia crash United Nations flags flew at half-mast around the world on Monday to honour the more than 150 people killed in Sunday’s Ethiopian Airlines crash, including at least 21 UN workers....
2019-05-21 15:00

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
2019-05-21 14:51

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body responsible for the United Nations budget  ¬̶  on Tues...
2019-06-05 20:17

Pledging ongoing UN support during visit to cyclone-hit areas, Guterres praises resilience of Mozambicans Determined children learning in classes without roofs, resilient women farming without tools or much land, and grateful people who survived a cyclone that destroyed their livelihoods; on is final day in cyclone-hit Mozambique, UN chief António Guterr...
2019-07-12 22:34

Terrorism ‘spreading and destabilizing’ entire regions, Guterres warns States, at key Kenya conference “Trauma from terrorism” hurts families, communities and destabilizes entire regions, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, as he expressed solidarity with victims of extremist attacks in Africa....
2019-07-10 19:34

Italian woes quell Fed cheer for European stocks European shares opened flat to marginally higher on Wednesday, as concerns about Italy's budget offset hopes of an interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve to prop up a slowing global economy....
2019-06-05 12:34

How Deutsche Bank’s Woes Infect All European Lenders Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The flailing is particularly dramatic when compared with ...
2019-07-08 11:17

Jaguar Woes Add To Challenges For India's Most Indebted Empire Although Jaguar posted a net income of 119 million pounds ($151 million) this week, debt at owner Tata Motors Ltd. has grown to almost $14 billion, as it struggles to tide over a demand slump in......
2019-05-22 12:51

Ford recalls 1.3M vehicles for suspension, transmission woes DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling over 1.3 million vehicles mainly in North America to fix rear suspension and transmission control software problems. The largest recall covers over 1.2 million Explorer SUVs from 2011 through 2017. Ford says a...
2019-06-12 16:00

| SEE: Prisons under siege as Zimbabwe's economic woes persist The Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare is crumbling at the seams, assailed by overcrowding and a critical shortage of medicines, food and other basics as the economically-crippled country battles to care for its inmates....
2019-06-18 22:51

Ricciardo: Wrong set-up direction behind Renault's Austria F1 woes Daniel Ricciardo thinks taking an incorrect set-up direction caused Renault's Austrian Grand Prix woes, as the Formula 1 team failed to find anything "crazy" that was wrong with its car...
2019-07-11 17:51

Ricciardo: Renault's F1 form doesn't add up after Austrian GP woes Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo admits his team's current form in Formula 1 "doesn't add up", after the manufacturer failed to score points in the Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-07-03 17:17

CC Sabathia flops as Yankees’ rotation woes only get worse CHICAGO — Spring training was loaded with questions about the Yankees’ rotation. Now, two-plus months into a season that has been mostly been a celebration of the club overcoming injuries to multiple stars, the canopy of doubt continues to smother th...
2019-06-15 07:00

Highlights: Carapaz extends lead in GC after Roglic woes "A crash for Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic on the twisting descent of the Civiglio climb saw Ecuador’s Richard Carapaz extend his lead in the Giro d’Italia."...
2019-05-27 09:00

German industrial woes prompt fears over recession For the best part of a year, German manufacturing data has been weak. Trade issues have played their part in afflicting this vital sector, but there are wider questions which affect the entire economy....
2019-07-09 11:17

‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo Speaking in Cairo’s historic al-Azhar mosque on Tuesday, UN chief António Guterres issued a call for societies, faiths and cultures everywhere to “focus on what unites us”, urging everyone to work together towards realizing the 2030 Agenda “for the c...
2019-05-21 16:17

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
2019-06-23 20:51

Tackle ‘tsunami of hatred’ across the world urges Guterres, to counter anti-Semitism, racism and intolerance The “multi-headed monster” of intolerance, has created a visible and violent “tsunami of hatred” that is gathering speed across the world, said Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday....
2019-06-27 21:00

Guterres says UN stands ready to support Brazil’s search and rescue effort in wake of tragic dam collapse Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday that the United Nations stands ready to support the Brazilian authorities in the search and emergency relief efforts following the deadly dam collapse and mudslides in vast South American country’s ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast...
2019-05-21 19:17

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face of the earth forever, the UN chief said on Thursd...
2019-05-21 15:00

CDC: U.S. measles cases climb to 1,077 Measles cases continue to pile up in the United States, as the nation has now reached 1,077 cases, which are spread through 28 states, according to the CDC....
2019-06-27 19:17

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubling."...
2019-06-06 03:51

CDC to parents: Vaccinate against measles With this year's U.S. measles epidemic now surpassing a 25-year-old record, experts say it's not clear when the wave of illnesses will subside and are calling on parents of unvaccinated children to get their kids vaccinated against the dise...
2019-06-03 23:34

Measles is ruining our summer Summer hasn’t been all that fun for the Bergers. In June, the Plainview, LI, family passed up a trip to Los Angeles because they were fearful their 4-month-old daughter would be exposed to measles at the airport or aboard the plane. “We sat home and ...
2019-07-10 03:34

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between July 3 and July 11, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease, which has infected 1,123 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
2019-07-16 04:51

Get Vaccinated for Measles Before You Travel You may not think of Europe as a place where you need vaccines before you go on vacation, but measles cases are at a record high in Europe this year. The CDC recommends that people traveling to any country outside the US take precautions against meas...
2019-06-21 00:17

Sir Philip Green's woes as plans for 23 store closures revealed Sir Philip Green is on course for a fresh clash with regulators after his Arcadia retail empire launched a rescue plan which would see 23 stores shut and its pension scheme contributions slashed....
2019-05-23 00:34

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island....
2019-05-27 21:00

This Hilarious 'Money Meme' Is Perfect Antidote To End Of The Month Woes As the end of the month nears and nearly everyone bemoans their bank balance (or lack thereof), Twitter has come up with a hilarious meme to make things seem a little brighter. After all, laughter......
2019-05-30 12:34

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we continue to find things gobbling up our info that we ...
2019-06-01 21:34

Credit card mismanagement adds to millennials' financial woes Once model savers, millennials are falling into the credit card debt trap. Financial education should be embedded in education from grade school through college. Young people need to understand debt; its benefits, its traps and how best to use it....
2019-07-11 13:34

Tesla woes make it a 'restructuring story,' influential analyst says Tesla delivered 63,000 cars in the first three months of the year and told shareholders it expects to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 in the second quarter....
2019-05-24 04:17

| Panesar eyes return to cricket after beating mental woes Former England spinner Monty Panesar says he wants to return to cricket having been cured of the "paranoia/schizophrenia" which bedevilled him over the past few years....
2019-05-25 15:51

Beto O'Rourke isn't spending much on Facebook ads – and that could be a sign of fundraising woes Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke cuts back in 2020 Facebook ad spending since nail biting senate run. Democratic strategists say its a sign that he's changing tactics after struggling to ride his momentum from 2018....
2019-06-14 22:34

Weather woes cause American corn farmers to throw in the towel In the nation’s 18 major corn-producing states, there has been one refrain for the past few weeks: To plant or not to plant? There comes a point of no return, where the cost of planting outweighs pote......
2019-06-18 22:34

Travel woes linger at Los Angeles airport after power outage LOS ANGELES (AP) — Travel problems have persisted at Los Angeles International Airport following a power outage that darkened the entire facility and caused flight diversions, delays and cancellations. Terminal 1 handles Southwest Airlines Co. flight...
2019-06-06 16:51

Kubica: Williams F1 woes cast "shadow" on my comeback achievement Robert Kubica says the "shadow" cast by his Williams team's struggles this year means even he has sometimes forgotten how big an achievement it was to return to Formula 1...
2019-07-09 20:00

Trade woes sink shares, Brexit weighs on sterling World shares made it four days in the red in the last five on Thursday as concerns grew that the China-U.S. trade conflict was fast turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
2019-05-23 12:34

Clint Frazier’s silence following defensive woes speaks volumes Clint Frazier has always had something to say, whether it was showing confidence he would win an outfield job or showing off his custom design cleats. But last night, Frazier was absolutely speechless following a dreadful showing in the outfield. Fra...
2019-06-03 18:51

France to push ahead with 5G launch in 2020 despite Huawei woes France will launch the deployment of its 5G network as planned in 2020 despite current difficulties faced by China's Huawei which could push some telecoms operators to modify their source of supply, the telecoms regulator said Tuesday....
2019-05-21 16:00

| Night work: Power cuts add to Zimbabwe's mounting woes Zimbabwe's worsening electricity shortages mean power is often only available for a few hours in the middle of the night -- forcing furniture maker Richard Benhura to start work at 11:00 pm....
2019-06-30 10:34

Kansas faces future budget woes even with a revenue surplus TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ tax collections have beaten expectations nearly every month for the past two years and the state expects to end June with close to $1 billion in cash reserves, but the budget problems that followed a former governor&...
2019-06-18 19:51

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her new-borns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
2019-05-21 14:32

Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newborns The 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to leave her hospital bed and visit her babies in another ward, where they are said to be doing fine....
2019-05-21 21:34

Bengal Top Cop Visits Barrackpore After Trinamool-BJP Clashes In an unusual move underlining the gravity of the situation, West Bengal Director General of Police Virendra on Friday visited the Jaggatdal police station area - 40 km from Kolkata - for a first-hand......
2019-05-25 21:00

The Giro visits the scene of the Italian Job cliffhanger "The GC contenders must tackle the ominous Colle del Nivolet – scene of the climactic escape in the original Italian Job. Here, GCN preview the climb…"...
2019-05-23 17:51

May to hail ‘great partnership’ with US as Trump visits No 10 President tweets that ‘big Trade Deal is possible once UK gets rid of the shackles’Theresa May will insist the relationship between the US and the UK is “a great partnership, but one I believe we can make greater still” as she hosts Donald Trump in D...
2019-06-04 08:17

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
2019-05-23 15:51

Trump visits Arlington Cemetery to pay tribute President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24 00:17

Trump visits UK: pomp, circumstance and protests President Donald Trump is on a three day state visit to Britain starting on June 3, 2019 amid protests and a public feud with London Mayor Sadiq Khan.        ...
2019-06-04 12:51

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
2019-05-31 05:00

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
2019-06-13 13:17

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside UN Messenger of Peace, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma ...
2019-05-27 20:51

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday.  ...
2019-06-12 20:51

‘Stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ urges Guterres, after mosque shootings in New Zealand leave 49 dead The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged the international community to ‘stand united against anti-Muslim hatred’ following a mass shooting in New Zealand on Friday targeting two mosques, which has left at least 49 dead and many others wou...
2019-05-21 17:00

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Read more......
2019-06-06 10:17

CDC Issues Measles Travel Warning A new Centers for Disease Control report is raising concerns that travelers visiting Europe could bring home not just memories, but potentially new measles cases. Health experts say the region is experiencing a spike in measles, up 300 percent in the...
2019-06-18 02:00

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The agency said there have been 1,001 cases so far this year....
2019-06-06 00:17

U.S. recorded 60 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:00

U.S. Measles Count Surpasses 1,000 Illnesses NEW YORK — Health officials say this year’s U.S. measles epidemic has surpassed 1,000 illnesses. It’s already the highest in 27 years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the count Wednesday, saying 1,001 illnesse...
2019-06-06 01:00

U.S. recorded 18 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 18 new measles cases last week, taking the total for the year to 1,095 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-07-01 17:00

Can your boss require vaccinations for measles? Amid the ongoing measles outbreak, experts weigh in on the legal risks of employers mandating vaccines — and what companies are doing to educate employees about vaccinations....
2019-05-21 18:51

Measles exposure warning at DFW airport Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant County health officials are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized. (May 15) ...
2019-05-24 12:51

U.S. records 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles in the week ended May 31, taking the total cases for the year to 981 in the worst outbreak since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-03 17:34

U.S. recorded 14 new cases of measles last week - CDC The United States recorded 14 new measles cases in the week ended July 3, taking the total number of cases to 1,109 this year, as the country faces its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-07-08 19:17

South Africa's woes continue with Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup Bowler has suffered new complication with shoulder injuryProteas face India on Wednesday after losing first two matchesFaf Du Plessis believes South Africa can still make the World Cup semi-finals, even though talisman paceman Dale Steyn has been rul...
2019-06-04 19:00

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
2019-07-05 14:51

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry....
2019-05-30 10:17

Oil edges up as supply remains tight, helping offset trade woes Oil prices rose on Tuesday, supported by tighter global supplies that helped offset lingering worries that demand could be hurt by a U.S.-Chinese trade row....
2019-05-28 14:00

Goldman banker highlights Morgan Stanley's Hong Kong IPO woes A senior Goldman Sachs banker has highlighted to colleagues the role played by rival Morgan Stanley in failed Hong Kong IPOs following the collapse on Friday of Budweiser APAC's $9.8 billion initial public offering, according to an internal email see...
2019-07-15 18:00

| Copa offers Chile's Sanchez chance to banish United woes It's been an annus horribilis and a half for Chile's iconic leader Alexis Sanchez, who is known as the "Nino Maravilla" - wonder-kid - in his homeland....
2019-06-12 09:51

Woods hits career low with putting woes on consecutive holes in Mexico "Tiger Woods has won more major championships than anyone other than Jack Nicklaus but his putting went badly awry during the third round of the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

Jamie Oliver's UK restaurants fall victim to high street woes British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant chain went into administration on Tuesday, threatening around 1,300 jobs in the latest blow for Britain's high street....
2019-05-21 15:51

Global growth woes, trade uncertainty drag on Asian shares Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rebounded as weak global factory activity reinforced fears about slowing growth, while doubts over whether the United States and China can pull off a trade deal also hurt sentiment....
2019-07-02 08:51

Samsung Q2 profit likely halved as Huawei woes worsen chip glut Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China's embattled Huawei exacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut....
2019-07-03 17:00

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
2019-05-30 14:34

Roger Stone holds Staten Island fundraiser to help with money woes An upbeat Roger Stone drew a standing-room-only crowd at his Staten Island legal defense fundraiser Saturday night, complaining to supporters about the “relentless attacks” against him in the media but stopping short of violating the gag ...
2019-06-23 15:34

Boeing airliner deliveries falter amid 737 Max woes, falling 56% from last year Deliveries of new Boeing jetliners have fallen far behind last year's pace following two deadly crashes that killed 346 people.       ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Parel takes advantage of Goosen's woes in Senior Players Scott Parel took advantage of Retief Goosen's problems to take the third-round lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions' five major tournaments        ...
2019-07-14 14:17

Cubs vs. Reds: Cole Hamels will help Chicago buck road woes Was it just me or were there more moderators than candidates at the debates? NBC unnecessarily paraded its on-air talent. Next round will feature Seth Meyers, Al Roker, Doc Emrick, Johnny Weir and Cris Collinsworth. Rocky Road. Playing the first-plac...
2019-06-28 22:00

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council ta...
2019-05-31 00:51

Rent reform laws stir woes in NYC’s real estate industry As the industry awaits the litigation of the upcoming constitutional challenges to the newly enacted apartment rent laws, executives are counseling clients and calculating their next moves. “The scary thing is what it portends for future government a...
2019-07-10 09:00

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
2019-07-13 07:34

Mozambique pledging conference hopes to soften devastating blow of back-to-back cyclones As some 1.85 million people in Mozambique try to recover from back-to-back cyclones Idai and Kenneth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Friday kicked off a two-day pledging forum to drum up funds to help get the vulnerable country ge...
2019-05-31 22:51

PM Modi Visits Party Office From Where He Operated Initially After leading the BJP to a stupendous victory in the Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday evening visited the Khanpur office of the party in Ahmedabad and recalled how he "learnt a lot......
2019-05-27 01:34

PCSD visits adults with disabilities who are afraid of law enforcement TUCSON – Southern Arizona Family Services (SAFS) has a program for adults with disabilities. There have been incidents where police have been called for behavioral issues, so many of the adults are afraid of law enforcement. Pima County Sheriff...
2019-06-13 17:17

Excluded, isolated, humiliated: a history of May's visits to Brussels The PM has weathered some awkward moments over three years of EU summitsAfter three years of turning up in Brussels only to be exiled to another room while the other 27 EU leaders ate a three-course meal and dissected Britain’s post-Brexit plans, The...
2019-06-30 20:34

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela Merk...
2019-05-31 12:17

1 in 6 hospital visits end with ‘surprise’ bills — and this state is the worst Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a “surprise” medical bill, according to a study released Thursday....
2019-06-20 19:34

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone Ukraine's new president has visited military positions in the country's east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years....
2019-05-27 23:00

RJ Barrett visits Grizzlies ahead of Knicks workout TORONTO — While RJ Barrett will work out with the Knicks on Monday in Tarrytown, the former Duke swingman made a pit stop in Memphis on Sunday to meet with Grizzlies officials, according to an NBA source. Barrett only interviewed and did not work out...
2019-06-10 05:17

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 06:34

| Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iran's top diplomat visits Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States....
2019-05-28 03:17

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers ‘surprise’ bill WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says about once in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to a hospital, the treatment is followed by a “surprise” medical bill. The report Thursday from the nonpartisan Kaiser Fam...
2019-06-20 13:00

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

In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in The removal of security walls is transforming the Iraqi capital. In this new, more relaxed atmosphere, women are demanding their place in public space, and mixed marriages have become the "new normal."...
2019-06-23 16:17

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
2019-05-29 21:17

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National A...
2019-05-21 14:32

Corn futures hit 5-year high as flooding, more rain could add to planting woes in heartland Flood waters receded in portions of the nation's Midwest in the past week, but the weather forecast calls for heavy rain and severe thunderstorms over the next few days that could further complicate matters for farmers....
2019-06-15 15:51

French government: Ascoval rescue deal not impacted by British Steel woes A rescue deal for the Ascoval steel plant in northern France is not impacted by the current woes at British Steel since the Ascoval transaction involves another unit of British Steel not impacted by the liquidation process, said the French government...
2019-05-22 15:51

Farm states slammed by double whammy of US-China trade war and immigration woes Farm states are suffering from a host of challenges, including trade concerns, climate change, depressed commodity prices and a lack of immigrant labor. Bankruptcies are on the rise, threatening the family farm....
2019-07-10 17:17

Huawei woes, OnePlus 7 Pro, Forerunner 945, and Pixel Slate improvements (MobileTechRoundup show #470) Huawei had a heck of a week last week and it seems Matt's expensive P30 Pro may not be worth much anymore. Kevin showed off improvements in the Pixel Slate, Garmin continues to impress, and one phone shines at $130....
2019-05-27 05:00

Violent home-plate collision, concussion woes highlight perils of being MLB catcher On the same day the Pirates' Francisco Cervelli said he was done playing the position because of concussions, Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy had to be carted off the field....
2019-07-08 08:34

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
2019-05-21 15:34

US could lose measles elimination status over outbreaks The United States has recorded its highest tally of measles cases in 27 years. If the US cannot control the outbreaks, it may lose its status of having eliminated measles....
2019-05-31 05:17

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the disease was declared eradicated in the country, federal officials said on Thursday....
2019-05-31 05:34

Measles count reaches 27-year high The number of confirmed measles cases across the United States has reached a new high of 971, the worst outbreak since the virus was declared eliminated from the country in 2000....
2019-05-31 05:34

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1994 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1994, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said http://bit.ly/2Wc5UEd on Thursday....
2019-05-31 01:34

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’...
2019-06-12 00:17

Measles has made a shocking return to the US. Can it be stopped? Measles outbreaks across the US are forcing public health officials to take drastic action to get people vaccinated, threatening fines or even jail time...
2019-05-21 17:51

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor from Tokyo, Japan who was infected with the disease arrived at the airport...
2019-06-19 18:00

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s 971 confirmed cases....
2019-06-03 18:34

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

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
2019-06-27 22:51

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week. Ahmed was met by Sudanese generals...
2019-06-07 12:17

Rajnath Singh Visits War Memorial Before Taking Over As Defence Minister Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the National War Memorial in New Delhi today, shortly before taking charge of the Defence Ministry. He paid tribute to soldiers who laid down their lives......
2019-06-01 08:51

German envoy visits Iran to mediate as tensions rise A senior German diplomat was in Tehran on Thursday for meetings with Iranian officials to try to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cool rising tensions in the region, a German diplomatic source told Reuters....
2019-05-23 14:51

Xi Jinping Visits 'Best Friend' Vladimir Putin, Vows New Era Of Ties Chinese President Xi Jinping began a three-day visit to "best friend" Vladimir Putin on Wednesday with a touch of panda diplomacy and a raft of new Russian-Chinese business contracts....
2019-06-05 20:51

Kim Jong Un's sister visits DMZ to pay respects to South Korean first lady The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited Korea's demilitarized zone on Wednesday to pay her respects to South Korea's former first lady, who died earlier this week....
2019-06-13 06:00

The Latest: Projected top pick Jack Hughes visits Cup Final The Latest: Projected top pick Jack Hughes, NHL draft prospects visit Blues and Bruins before Game 4 of Stanley Cup Final        ...
2019-06-04 00:51

Joe Biden visits Stonewall ahead of 50th anniversary of uprising Joe Biden paid a visit to the historic Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on Tuesday, ahead of the 50th anniversary of an uprising that helped spark the gay rights movement. The presidential hopeful spent about 30 minutes behind the bar taking pictur...
2019-06-19 01:34

Bear makes repeated visits to Florida rec center pool Residents of a Florida city are being warned to keep an eye out for a black bear that made two visits to a recreation center pool, including once when it was occupied....
2019-07-01 19:00

The Latest: Trump visits US, Japanese troops aboard ships TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:56 a.m. President Donald Trump is giving Memorial Day remarks to more than 800 members of the U.S. military aboard the USS Wasp stationed in Japan. Trump c...
2019-05-28 05:34

U.S. and Qatar Shore Up Ties as Emir Visits White House President Trump hailed the emir of Qatar as a friend and applauded a “large transaction” between the two countries as the emirate moved to finalize a number of energy and aircraft agreements with the U.S....
2019-07-10 00:17

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

How Hannah Brown Made The Bachelorette History After Hometown Visits There's a first time for everything, even on a franchise that's been around for 17 years. On the Monday, July 8 episode of The Bachelorette, Hannah Brown made history: She invited four men......
2019-07-09 18:17

Beto O’Rourke visits Gullah Geechee Nation in SC Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke met held a roundtable discussion in Beaufort, South Carolina with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation. (June 14)        ...
2019-06-15 04:17

Beto O’Rourke visits turned away asylum seekers in Mexico WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke visited Mexico on Sunday and listened to tearful immigrants say they fled Central American violence and turmoil to seek asylum in the U.S., but were turned away at the border. In his ...
2019-07-01 01:17

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership TOKYO (AP) — Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Hasina, who is beginning a third consecutive five-y...
2019-05-29 06:00

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela M...
2019-05-31 13:34

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
2019-06-14 05:51

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
2019-05-30 16:34

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
2019-06-06 14:51

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
2019-05-29 20:34

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
2019-06-11 04:51

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
2019-06-03 13:34

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
2019-07-16 01:34

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh are...
2019-05-27 17:17

Samsung Electronics' second-quarter profit likely halved as Huawei woes worsen chip glut Samsung Electronics is likely to say second-quarter profit more than halved when it reports preliminary earnings on Friday, data showed, as a drop in memory chip shipments to China's embattled Huawei exacerbated a price-squeezing supply glut....
2019-07-03 08:00

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-laundering and consumer protection rules. That’s according to the country’s central bank governor who anno...
2019-06-21 20:00

Banda District Water Woes Force Uttar Pradesh Police To Guard Ken River Uttar Pradesh police's 24-hour guard of the Ken River has been made necessary by illegal sand mining that is rampant across the almost dry river, threatening the already scarce water supply to Banda......
2019-06-18 12:17

PRECIOUS-Gold steady as strong dollar offsets support from global growth woes Gold prices were steady on Thursday as the dollar hovered near a two-year high, impeding the support from an exacerbated Sino-U.S. trade war bringing back doubts about global economic growth....
2019-05-30 03:51

Tata Motors Shares Hit By Jaguar Land Rover Woes, Weak Home Market Three months ago, Tata Motors announced plans to revamp JLR, after reporting the biggest loss of about $4 billion in Indian corporate history due to an impairment at JLR...
2019-05-21 15:34

The Edge Of Democracy offers an outraged but skimpy primer on Brazil’s recent political woes When Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho presented his 2016 feature Aquarius at the Cannes Film Festival, he and his crew took to the red carpet with signs that read “Brazil is not a democracy anymore” and “The world cannot accept this illegitim...
2019-06-18 00:51

Virat Kohli on South Africa's woes and being called 'immature' by Kagiso Rabada – video India’s captain Virat Kohli brushed aside criticism from Kagiso Rabada after the South African cricketer said he ‘comes across as very immature’.Rabada told the Cricket Monthly that while Kohli is a ‘phenomenal player’, ‘he can’t take the abuse’.Kohl...
2019-06-04 19:00

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

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday....
2019-05-28 17:51

The measles was eliminated from the US — until parents stopped vaccinating their kids Measles infected almost every American child until a vaccine eliminated the disease from the U.S. Now some parents are refusing to vaccinate their children, threatening to allow measles to make a comeback....
2019-05-27 18:51

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

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face a challenge in reaching a large pool of teens and young adults who were never vaccinated....
2019-07-05 01:00

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last week....
2019-06-03 22:51

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17 18:00

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

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

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country....
2019-05-31 12:17

Migrants shout 'no shower!' as Pence visits Texas detention centers Vice President Mike Pence saw firsthand the extreme overcrowding migrants are often forced to endure at federal detention centers when he visited two Friday in Texas....
2019-07-13 19:00

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. Francis’ v...
2019-05-31 06:51

Magic Johnson Visits First Take, Talks A Whole Bunch Of Shit About Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Former Los Angeles Lakers president and current Twitter user Magic Johnson joined ESPN’s First Take this morning to talk about his embarrassing exit from the team, the sorry state of the franchise headed into a critical summer, and the confusing powe...
2019-05-21 18:17

'This is tough stuff': Pence visits caged, unwashed, overcrowded migrants Men say they have been held for 40 days and want to brush teethVice-president claims migrants are ‘in good shape’Controversy continued on Saturday over Mike Pence’s visit to a detention facility on the Texas border, in which the vice-president said a...
2019-07-14 05:34

Asylum deal at the fore as Guatemalan president visits White House Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, and sources said he may sign an agreement declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers....
2019-07-11 23:34

Kamala Harris visits Las Vegas McDonald's to protest with workers The Democrat running for president visited a Las Vegas McDonald's Friday afternoon to push for a $15 minimum wage.        ...
2019-06-15 06:17

8-foot alligator visits Florida elementary school just before summer break An 8-foot, 2-inch alligator was found by a custodian at the Palm View Elementary School in Palmetto, Fla., according to the Bradenton Herald. It was found before students had arrived for their second to last day of school, based on the district calen...
2019-05-31 03:51

A Busy Monsoon Opening Day In Kerala With PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Visits On the day the monsoon arrived in Kerala, the state also felt the impact of the recent political storm - the Lok Sabha results - as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his rival Congress president Rahul......
2019-06-09 09:51

Journalists Locked Up As Yogi Adityanath Visits Hospital? Officials Deny Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's visit to a hospital in Moradabad over the weekend has triggered controversy as a group of local journalists who were at the spot alleged that they were......
2019-07-01 08:51

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayoor Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term. PM Modi, who......
2019-06-08 06:34

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promised but yet to be delivered peace plan for the......
2019-05-29 03:51

Sudan military chief visits Egypt, first trip Since Bashir's ouster The head of Sudan's ruling military council visited neighboring Egypt on Saturday - his first trip abroad since the army overthrew former president Omar al-Bashir last month after mass protests against his rule....
2019-05-25 20:17

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
2019-06-11 02:00

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
2019-07-05 12:00

| Is Sri Lanka using the Easter attacks to limit digital freedom? Hours after the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka, rumours started to circulate online that Colombo's water supply was poisoned and that there was a truck full of explosives driving down the capital's traffic-lined Galle Road....
2019-07-08 20:17

As New York Celebrates Pride, Australia Debates Freedom The case of Israel Folau, a Christian rugby player whose contract was canceled over his anti-gay posts, has spurred a national rift over how rights coexist....
2019-06-28 08:17

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
2019-05-30 05:34

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-16 20:00

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The ...
2019-06-21 13:00

Behind The Wheel, A Year On: Saudi Women Savour New Freedom Buckling up in a pearl-silver Lexus, Sabeeha al-Fakher takes the wheel and relegates her son to the passenger seat, a role reversal the 68-year-old Saudi widow never imagined would be possible in her......
2019-06-23 06:51

The Latest: Police chief says he respects press freedom SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco reporter whose home and office were raided by police (all times local): 5:40 p.m. San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is acknowledging the furor his department caused when officers raided the ho...
2019-05-22 04:34

Trump to award Medal of Freedom to conservative economist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer. Laffer is known as the father of supply side economics, which gained popularity under President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. His the...
2019-05-31 23:17

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week....
2019-06-12 09:17

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
2019-05-29 22:17

Trump says Roger Penske to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Roger Penske, the most powerful man in American motorsports. Penske celebrated his record 18th victory as a car owner at the Indianapolis 500 in May ...
2019-06-20 19:34

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutsche Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
2019-05-28 03:51

Mike Pompeo Asks Pakistan To Do More On Religious Freedom US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged Pakistan to do more to stop the abuse of blasphemy laws after the release of Asia Bibi, who escaped a death sentence in a case that drew international......
2019-06-22 10:51

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead....
2019-06-12 12:17

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
2019-05-30 00:00

At Least 5 Die, Over 100 Injured In Bangladesh As Train On Bridge Derails A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police......
2019-06-24 11:00

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was co...
2019-06-24 08:51

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
2019-07-11 20:00

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
2019-06-11 16:34

Nikkei flat as trade woes, strong yen saps risk appetite; SoftBank Group falls Japan's Nikkei ended nearly flat in choppy trade on Tuesday as festering trade tensions and a stronger yen curbed risk appetite, while extended losses for index-heavy SoftBank Group added to the overall pressure on the market....
2019-06-04 11:00

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus....
2019-05-31 07:00

PRECIOUS-Gold slips as strong dollar, bond rally offset boost from growth woes Gold prices fell to one-week low on Thursday as bonds rallied and the dollar hovered near a two-year high, offsetting the support for bullion from an increasingly bitter Sino-U.S. trade dispute that rekindled doubts about global economic growth....
2019-05-30 10:17

Yiddish translation of New York's measles message riddled with errors Late last year, officials at the New York State Department of Health knew they had to act fast to stem the tide of a growing measles outbreak in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities....
2019-05-22 17:51

Number of measles cases so far this year surpass total of 1994: CDC The number of US measles cases reported so far this year has already surpassed the total from all of 1994 — and outbreaks in the Big Apple are in large part to blame, the CDC announced this week. A total of 971 cases of the viral infection have been ...
2019-05-31 20:00

Health Officials Reportedly Threatened Air Travel Ban for Individuals With Measles Eight individuals thought to be infected with measles reportedly canceled their air travel plans after they learned they could be placed under a health-related travel ban.Read more......
2019-05-26 02:00

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
2019-05-22 00:17

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992....
2019-07-08 21:00

Italy bans unvaccinated children from schools after measles outbreaks As countries around the world grapple with rise of “anti-vax” sentiment, non-vaccinating parents in Italy face fines or their children being turned away from school...
2019-05-21 17:51

Measles cases hit 1,001 as anti-vaxxers hold another rally of disinformation BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credit: Getty | The Washington Post) Prominent anti-vaccine advocates and conspiracy theorists held anot...
2019-06-07 01:51

Bill would mandate measles vaccine for summer camp kids A state pol wants to add the measles vaccine to summer campers’ pack lists this year. State Sen. David Carlucci (D) introduced a bill Thursday that would require all kids going to New York summer camps prove they’ve received a slew of vac...
2019-06-07 01:34

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the UK...
2019-05-21 17:51

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
2019-06-06 19:17

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

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

If you aren't sure if you're protected from measles, a simple test can check your immunity Thanks to a despicable misinformation campaign by the anti-vaccine movement, measles, a disease once thought eradicated, has made a roaring comeback, with cases in 2019 having reached the highest level in 27 years, even though it's only May....
2019-05-31 05:34

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year....
2019-06-19 21:00

U.S. measles cases hit 971, highest single-year total since 1994 The CDC reports that measles cases in the United States have hit a high of 971, shattering the 943 cases in 1994 to be the highest number in 25 years -- and it comes barely halfway into the year....
2019-05-31 01:51

The U.S. Is Experiencing the Highest Number of Measles Cases in 25 Years, CDC Confirms More people in the U.S. have been infected with measles during the first five months of 2019 than the total for any year since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday. A total of 971 cases of measles have been re...
2019-05-30 22:34

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

CBOE SETS DAILY RECORDS FOR TOTAL VOLUME AND ETF VOLUME; CFE SETS TOTAL DAILY VOLUME RECORD CHICAGO, May 7, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that Thursday, May 6 was its most active trading day ever as a record 10,571,568 contracts changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 9,975,464 contracts trad...
2019-05-23 21:34

Queen Elizabeth II visits British Airways as airline marks 100th anniversary Queen Elizabeth II, 93, had a busy round of engagements this week, including a visit to Heathrow to mark British Airways' 100th anniversary.        ...
2019-05-23 22:51

Venezuela Socialist Party deputy head visits ally Cuba for two days Venezuela's ruling Socialist Party Vice President Diosdado Cabello met with Cuban government officials on Friday during a trip to Havana in a show of unity even as Cuba is being courted to help resolve the political crisis facing its ally....
2019-06-08 00:00

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
2019-07-14 05:34

US Vice President Mike Pence Visits Overcrowded Migrant Camp In Texas US Vice President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis that he said was......
2019-07-13 10:00

Violence, romance and glittering jewels: the Bolshoi Ballet visits Australia – in pictures Russia’s globally renowned Bolshoi Ballet is in Queensland performing two ballets from the company’s repertoire: the bombastic Spartacus by Yuri Grigorovich, and the glittering triple bill Jewels by George Balanchine. Five 40-foot containers worth of...
2019-06-27 22:51

Stacey Abrams visits Hollywood to urge against boycott over Georgia's 'heartbeat' abortion law Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams flew to Los Angeles this week to encourage Hollywood executives and industry officials not to go through with boycotting Georgia over the state’s new heartbeat abortion law....
2019-06-13 13:17

Calls for Europe to review border controls after blacklisted Russian visits 70 times Despite ban from three EU member states, Andrei Pavlov managed to travel widelyEurope is under pressure to review its border controls, after it emerged that an individual sanctioned over his alleged role in Russia’s biggest ever tax fraud has visited...
2019-05-24 17:00

Kim Kardashian West visits White House to discuss jobs for ex-prisoners – video Kim Kardashian West has joined Donald Trump in the White House to promote a scheme to help former prisoners find jobs. The reality star and activist announced a ride-sharing project to help ex-offenders travel to job interviews, work and other events...
2019-06-14 14:34

Energy on the agenda when Saudi crown prince visits South Korea this week Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plans to visit South Korea this week as the two countries seek to bolster economic ties, officials in Seoul said on Monday....
2019-06-24 06:17

Dominican-American Congressman Says He’s ‘Concerned’ After Deaths, but They Shouldn’t Stop Tourist Visits The first Dominican-American to serve in Congress says there’s no reason to fear visiting the Dominican Republic, but he’s planning to visit the Caribbean nation next month to get answers following the deaths of nine American tourists thi...
2019-06-21 08:51

India's Modi visits bombed Sri Lanka church, vows support after attacks Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday honored those killed by Islamist militants in Sri Lanka's Easter bombings, vowing support for the island nation as Delhi seeks to counter the rise of China in the region....
2019-06-09 17:00

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
2019-06-30 22:51

Trump awarding Presidential Medal of Freedom to author of ‘Trumponomics’ President Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer, a top economist under former President Ronald Reagan's administration....
2019-06-20 01:34

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19 03:51

Japan's Shinzo Abe raises Hong Kong freedom issue Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe raised the issue of Hong Kong's freedom in a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid extradition bill protests....
2019-06-29 23:17

Freedom Fighter Waited 40 Years For His Pension. Then, Court Stepped In A 95-year-old freedom fighter, who had to fight for nearly 40 years to secure his pension, will finally receive his dues after the Delhi High Court directed the Centre to pay him the arrears along......
2019-07-01 20:34

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
2019-05-21 18:01

Saudis angry over dip in press freedom ranking after Khashoggi murder Saudi officials were upset to hear that the country’s rating had fallen on a press freedom index less than a year after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said staffers met with Saudi government offi...
2019-07-11 02:34

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
2019-05-29 22:51

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
2019-05-21 15:17

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
2019-05-28 13:34

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
2019-07-09 10:17

Trump says will present Medal of Freedom to former race car driver Penske U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would present the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the highest U.S. civilian honors, to former race car driver Roger Penske, chairman of Penske Automotive Group Inc....
2019-06-21 00:34

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
2019-05-29 05:17

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
2019-07-14 02:00

In rebuff to Trump, Palestinian businesses call for freedom, not cash Palestinian businessmen boycotting the Trump administration's Bahrain workshop designed to encourage investment in the territories say only a diplomatic path to statehood can end decades of conflict with Israel....
2019-06-20 15:00

International Women's Day: Empowering more women decision-makers ‘essential’, says Guterres Under the theme “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”, the United Nations hosted its flagship event celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday to recognize unsung women from across the world, and encourage innovation to transform lives...
2019-05-21 20:17

At Arab League Summit, Guterres reaffirms strong link between UN and people of Arab world Attending the Summit of the League of Arab States in Tunis, Tunisia, on Sunday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres, recognized the critical importance of the region on the international stage and called for even stronger cooperation between the UN...
2019-05-21 14:51

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
2019-06-02 20:51

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 10.40am BST 2nd over: Australia 9-0 (Warner 5, Finch 4) Mustafizur Rahman now, left-arm pace. A...
2019-06-20 11:51

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a b...
2019-05-21 16:17

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
2019-05-29 14:34

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina Won't Attend PM's Swearing-In For Second Time For a second time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will miss Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 as she will be on a three-nation foreign visit, officials in Dhaka said......
2019-05-27 17:34

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
2019-07-14 12:34

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
2019-07-14 12:34

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
2019-05-29 12:34

Bangladesh Doctor Says He Was Moved After Criticising Cricket Captain Mohsin Uddin, a deputy secretary of the country's health ministry who signed the transfer order, said it was "only an administrative decision", and rejected any suggestion it was a punishment....
2019-06-30 18:34

Pakistan v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sEngland qualify for the semi-finals – The Spin podcastAnd you can email your thoughts to Rob 12.45pm BST 33rd over: Pakistan 187-2 (Imam 69, Hafeez 1) The first boundary off Mehidy comes from ... Mehi...
2019-07-05 13:51

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
2019-06-11 19:51

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
2019-06-27 20:00

Team Profile, Bangladesh: The Tigers Yet To Roar At This Level Bangladesh have not been able to justify their long existence at the One-day International level and World Cup 2019 comes as another chance to redeem themselves....
2019-05-24 23:34

England v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the 12th matchTable: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Rob with your thoughts 10.45am BST 4th over: England 9-0 (Roy 8, Bairstow 1) Bairstow, who has started a little timidly, gets ...
2019-06-08 11:51

Bangladesh handed target of 322 to beat West Indies TAUNTON, England (AP) — West Indies amassed 321-8 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton on Monday despite Chris Gayle and Andre Russell both getting out for ducks. Shai Hope, who came in after Gayle’s 13-ball duck in the fourth...
2019-06-17 15:51

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
2019-05-29 19:17

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
2019-07-10 21:17

Relations With India "Organic", Says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, on a visit to China, has described her country's ties with India and engagements with New Delhi as "organic", saying it is "beyond a few billions of dollars of......
2019-07-04 02:00

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolWorld Cup standings: view the tournament table hereSend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9.32am BST Some pre-match readingI say pre-match. I’ll level with you: I’m not sure there’ll be a mat...
2019-06-11 11:00

India set Bangladesh 315 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at EdgbastonEngland v Australia: Women’s Ashes, first ODI – live!County cricket: the action from around the grounds – live!And you can email Simon here or tweet @Simon _Burnton 3.43pm BST 12th over: Bangladesh...
2019-07-02 17:01

‘Mosques should be safe havens, not sites of terror’, says Guterres announcing UN plan to help safeguard religious sites In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has announced his intention to launch a UN action plan for the safeguarding of religious sites, declaring that “mosques and all places of prayer...
2019-05-21 17:00

Ohio reports first case of measles in two years amid national outbreak Health officials in Ohio urge parents to get children vaccinated against highly contagious illnesses such as measles.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

Health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Dulles International Airport Health officials in northern Virginia are warning the public about potential exposure to measles after a child in the region contracted the illness.        ...
2019-06-06 20:34

Measles Cases in 2019 Have Hit a 25-Year High Amid Ongoing Outbreaks, CDC Says The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday said that measles cases hit a higher number this year than has been reported since 1994. If the outbreaks continue as they are, the health agency says it could cost the U.S. its elimination s...
2019-05-31 18:34

| Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination....
2019-06-15 09:00

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
2019-05-21 17:17

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles case...
2019-07-13 04:51

How do we combat the global measles revival? It’s a matter of trust | Charlie Weller Our report shows that lower vaccination rates are linked to a lack of trust in institutions in general, not just in science• Charlie Weller is Wellcome’s head of vaccines programmeThere’s no vaccine against distrust in vaccines. Millions of children ...
2019-06-20 09:34

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

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

Vaccinations create ‘umbrella of immunity’ against global measles outbreaks, says UNICEF Between 2010 and 2017, an average of 21.1 million children missed their first dose of the measles vaccine, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed on Wednesday, stressing its importance to creating “an umbrella of immunity for everyone.”...
2019-05-22 00:17

Rockland County summer camps suing over measles vaccine requirement Rockland County’s new requirement that the camps fork over campers’ personal data and health records to government bureaucrats — which must be done via fax — puts thousands of campers’ privacy at risk, the suit argues....
2019-07-02 01:51

California looks to crack down on vaccine exemptions amid national measles outbreak Amid a national measles outbreak, California lawmakers are weighing new legislation aimed at cracking down on vaccination exemptions.        ...
2019-06-20 13:34

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

German diplomat Heiko Maas visits Iran to save 2015 nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas visited Iran Monday to express support for the 2015 nuclear agreement Berlin helped broker with the United States and four other nations....
2019-06-10 21:51

Donald Trump meets with queen, Prince Charles in Britain, visits Westminster Abbey President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit, during which the president will meet with the queen and Prime Minister Theresa May....
2019-06-03 19:17