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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo

Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo

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New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the f...
18:00, 06/12/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. &...
16:00, 06/12/2019

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

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where author...
02:48, 06/12/2019

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-ye...
04:48, 06/14/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadl...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Congo officials chasing how boy with Ebola entered Uganda BENI, Congo (AP) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood has become the first cross-border case of Ebola in the current deadly outbreak. Now authorities in ...
12:16, 06/12/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak...
00:16, 06/12/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case since virus broke out in Congo A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last...
13:16, 06/12/2019

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy wh...
20:48, 06/12/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two...
18:48, 06/12/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus ju...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a resp...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest ou...
13:48, 06/10/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) exper...
17:16, 06/06/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Demo...
07:32, 06/12/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the bi...
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Boy dies, two more Ebola cases reported afer DRC outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, its health ministry said, signaling that the outbreak health officials have battled to contain in...
08:48, 06/13/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in easte...
21:16, 06/05/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowin...
12:00, 05/01/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in eastern...
04:48, 05/01/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not ...
10:00, 05/22/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the c...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pro...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, the...
04:48, 06/14/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts f...
19:32, 06/12/2019

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago,...
21:32, 06/11/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contai...
14:48, 06/13/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus a...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, includ...
17:48, 06/12/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly cro...
20:48, 06/13/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Rep...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border...
01:48, 06/15/2019

Second Ebola patient dies in Uganda, two others in intensive care A Congolese woman has become the second patient in Uganda to die of Ebola since the virus crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo and...
12:16, 06/13/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the viru...
03:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 10:15 p.m. The Congolese Health Ministry says another chi...
03:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: 5-year-old with Ebola dies in 1st Uganda case KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says the 5-year-old boy wh...
12:16, 06/12/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo ...
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| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now kille...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientifi...
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12:32, 06/12/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the D...
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Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola cris...
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Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the dis...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border to...
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Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel...
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UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebre...
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UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO&...
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23:16, 05/03/2019

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23:48, 05/30/2019

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Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August....
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UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detecti...
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Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone,...
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11:16, 05/24/2019

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19:00, 05/28/2019

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01:32, 05/09/2019

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13:16, 05/23/2019

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21:32, 05/16/2019

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21:00, 06/03/2019

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World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization says Ebola deaths in Congo outbreak expected to exceed 1,000 later Friday....
14:48, 05/03/2019

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22:32, 05/28/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor work...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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18:16, 04/28/2019

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13:48, 05/18/2019

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20:48, 05/24/2019

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Handheld device could detect CRISPR bioweapons before they spread Bits of DNA known as gene drives that force themselves through a population could be use maliciously, but thankfully there is a way to detect them bef...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signa...
19:00, 04/28/2019

New Jersey pastor passing off bleach as ‘miracle cure’ in Uganda: report A New Jersey pastor has been doling out a “miracle cure” for various diseases to thousands of people in Uganda — but the holy elixir...
06:48, 05/23/2019

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the pres...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Destructive pest could spread to all China's grain production in 12 months The devastating armyworm pest has already spread to more than 8,500 hectares of China's grain production and could soon affect the country's entire cr...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Pennywise Returns to Spread More Fiendish Terror in the First Trailer for It Chapter Two When we last saw the members of the Losers’ Club—the misfit kids of Derry, Maine—they had just made a vow to reunite when Pennywise, the sewer-dwellin...
01:32, 05/10/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent Unite...
19:00, 05/22/2019

Lawyers for accused bodega killers say The Post spread ‘falsehoods’ Defense lawyers for the gang-bangers on trial in the murder of an innocent teen at a Bronx bodega used The Post as a prop in court on Tuesday to try a...
01:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Manipulated Pelosi Videos Spread on Social Media, With Help From Trump Edited videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the futu...
19:32, 05/24/2019

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already kno...
22:16, 05/29/2019

‘I try to spread the joy’: the trans pastor battling intolerance in the deep south Elijah Walker, who is trans, is seeking to carve out his ministry in Arkansas while gay culture, he says, is going back underground locallyParishioner...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the internationa...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said...
08:48, 06/03/2019

Kerala, Goa Following Protocol To Control Spread Of Nipah Virus: Minister Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today allayed people's fears about travelling to Kerala in the wake of Nipah virus scare there, saying he himself w...
13:48, 06/10/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disea...
05:16, 06/07/2019

Irish farmers warned to not cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. T...
16:00, 06/05/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion po...
20:00, 05/07/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s po...
06:32, 05/14/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action agains...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood ...
19:48, 05/31/2019

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyon...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, ...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired repo...
22:32, 06/12/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly ac...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that h...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Video shows rapid spread of devastating Brooklyn fire that left at least 13 injured This is the moment an apparently suspicious blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spre...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across socia...
22:00, 05/23/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security resear...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at si...
18:16, 05/09/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s ...
10:16, 05/16/2019

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in f...
05:48, 05/24/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on We...
05:48, 06/12/2019

WHO: 34,000 infected with Measles in Europe, disease will spread if vulnerable populations aren't vaccinated More than 34,000 people in Europe have been infected with measles during the first two months of this year and the outbreak will persist if authoritie...
07:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
03:32, 05/29/2019

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chairs...
23:32, 05/26/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of ...
02:48, 06/14/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
09:48, 05/23/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock ...
10:16, 06/12/2019

Baylor women's basketball star apparently mocks White House's fast food spread President Trump welcomed Baylor University's Lady Bears to the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win over bur...
01:00, 05/01/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organiz...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Three suspects in U.N. experts' killing escape jail in Congo Three suspects in the killing of two U.N. investigators in Democratic Republic of Congo escaped from prison overnight, a defense lawyer in the case sa...
14:32, 05/07/2019

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mbo...
23:00, 05/26/2019

ISIS, After Laying Groundwork, Gains Toehold in Congo A recent assault on a military barracks was the first Congo attack claimed by the terror group. But there were earlier signs of an ISIS franchise in t...
23:16, 04/28/2019

ISIS makes inroads with militant groups in Congo The caliphate may be gone in Iraq and Syria but ISIS is rebranding and finding new places to terrorize, this time in the Democratic Republic of the Co...
17:16, 05/01/2019

ISIS Claims First Attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo Islamic State propagandists said the group was responsible for an assault that left eight Congolese soldiers dead. It was the group’s first Congo atta...
23:16, 04/28/2019

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Repub...
15:16, 05/27/2019

UK charity rebuffs ties to Republic of Congo leader A new report has investigated the UK-registered Brazzaville Foundation and raised questions over its role in the oil-rich Republic of Congo, especiall...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African c...
19:48, 06/01/2019

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are comm...
04:32, 05/27/2019

Congo recaptures one of two fugitive suspects in U.N. experts' killings Congolese authorities on Wednesday recaptured one of two escaped prisoners who were on trial for the killing of two U.N. investigators, while the seco...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the cu...
17:16, 05/21/2019

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that opposi...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome aft...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Picture perfect - Congo ranger's gorilla selfie goes viral Standing casually and turning their heads to stare straight at the camera, Ndakazi and Ndeze look like any cool selfie pros - only these posers are go...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Congo forces kill 26 ADF rebels while repelling attack: army Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from the Islamist Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a group believed to be linked to Islamic State, while repelling an...
13:32, 05/30/2019

Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba named as Congo prime minister Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi has named Sylvestre Ilunga Ilukamba as prime minister, his spokesman said in a statement on ...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Congo drops mercenaries investigation of opposition leader Katumbi Congolese prosecutors have dropped an investigation into allegations opposition leader Moise Katumbi hired mercenaries, a document showed on Tuesday, ...
22:48, 04/30/2019

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon ...
00:16, 05/27/2019

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Pesko...
17:48, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake KINSHASHA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 dead, another 200 missing after boat sinks on a lake....
23:00, 05/26/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Repub...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying arr...
00:48, 05/24/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus ...
08:32, 05/04/2019

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus out...
21:00, 06/14/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a go...
22:16, 05/13/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by doc...
01:00, 06/14/2019

UN draws fire after electing Somalia, Congo to women’s rights boards: 'Asking the fox to guard the chickens' The United Nations has elected several countries with poor women’s rights records to boards charged with promoting those rights -- leading one critic ...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Amid ‘unprecedented combination’ of epidemics, UN and partners begin cholera vaccination campaign in DR Congo Amid what global Vaccine Alliance Gavi is calling an “unprecedented combination” of epidemics, the UN and partners are supporting  the Government of t...
17:32, 05/27/2019

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of C...
12:32, 06/14/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for ‘The Hot Zone’ taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola’s arriv...
20:00, 05/20/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbr...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government of...
12:32, 05/19/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustEbola in the DRC: everything you need to knowAn Ebola epidemic in...
12:48, 05/15/2019

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into U...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timo...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congol; outrage after the exe...
22:00, 05/03/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies r...
19:00, 05/21/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly m...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments ...
00:16, 06/13/2019

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international...
18:00, 06/12/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreaks...
02:16, 06/14/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated ...
03:48, 05/10/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contac...
23:32, 05/21/2019

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

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed...
02:48, 05/30/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeG...
12:48, 05/15/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan report...
14:48, 05/30/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was...
01:48, 06/01/2019

What It's Like to Raise Kids in Japan Shima and Jenny live in Tokyo with their two young daughters, Velvet Jean and Birdie Moon. Shima was born and raised in Japan, while Jenny grew up nea...
02:00, 05/16/2019

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 "troublin...
06:00, 06/06/2019

More than 760 reported measles cases in US The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
01:00, 05/07/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease ...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda...
23:00, 06/14/2019

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the d...
08:16, 05/22/2019

‘Negative forces’ at work in DR Congo threaten ‘largely peaceful’ relations across Great Lakes region, says outgoing UN envoy The UN’s outgoing Special Envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region on Tuesday said countries there had made “important steps towards durable peace and st...
20:00, 04/28/2019

CEOs got $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK — Did you get a 7 percent raise last year? Congratulations, yours was in line with what CEOs at the biggest companies got. But for chief exec...
23:00, 05/24/2019

VW aims to raise $2B from truck unit IPO A successful IPO of VW's Traton heavy-trucks unit would generate funds for the automaker's EV push and for Traton's expansion outside of its main Euro...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Walking Before Sunrise To Raise Awareness LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – In cities across the country on Saturday, well before the sun came up, early risers took part in a 5K Walk for Hope. I...
03:48, 06/09/2019

Walmart says it will raise prices because of tariffs Walmart, America's largest retailer, said Thursday it will raise prices on some products as a result of the Trump administration's tariffs on Chinese ...
05:16, 05/20/2019

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond mar...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Tesla Seeks to Raise More Money Tesla increased the amount it could raise by $400 million a day after the company saw the market react positively to its plans to sell new stock and b...
18:16, 05/03/2019

Congress maneuvering for its first pay raise since 2009 Congress members want to give themselves pay raises that would boost their salaries for the first time since 2009. House leaders are negotiating a dea...
20:32, 06/07/2019

Which Streaming Service Should You Let Raise Your Kids? You are a busy person and media companies get it, that’s why they’re here to be a parent in your absence. What you may have never considered is that m...
04:48, 05/16/2019

CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the gap between chief executives and their workers, whose pa...
18:32, 05/24/2019

Chevron says not to raise offer for Anadarko Chevron Corp said on Thursday it would not increase its $33 billion offer to buy Anadarko Petroleum Corp and expects a breakup fee of $1 billion from ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

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...
17:16, 05/27/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The out...
01:16, 05/06/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week....
21:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the s...
05:32, 06/06/2019

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.Rea...
10:32, 06/06/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 pe...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contac...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet...
21:48, 05/19/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus...
04:00, 04/29/2019

Study: Poultry may raise bad cholesterol the same as red meat Researchers found that eating white meat poultry can raise low-density lipoproteins levels in the same way as red meat, contradicting a long-thought i...
19:48, 06/04/2019

US to raise tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods up to 25% US President Donald Trump said the tariff hike was needed because trade negotiations with China were moving "too slowly." The tariff increases on $200...
19:32, 05/05/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly f...
01:48, 05/31/2019

US prepares to raise China trade tariffs Washington publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayThe US and China have moved to within 36 hours of a full-scale...
19:00, 05/08/2019

House Democrats propose $4,500 pay raise for Congress House spending leaders want to break a decadelong pay freeze and give members of Congress a cost-of-living bump that could pad their salaries with an ...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Raise a Problem Solver by Talking Less and Questioning More The hardest parenting lesson I had to learn was to stop telling my kids what to do. It was much easier for me to bark out orders than to let them fig...
20:48, 05/16/2019

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21 WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, whose home state of Kentucky was long one of the nation’s leading tobacco producers, s...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Why did Trump threaten to raise China tariffs – and what now? Trade talks seemed to be going well, but president alarmed markets with his tweetsStock markets around the world have sold off sharply after Donald Tr...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Tesla files for offering to raise capital Tesla Inc filed for a mixed shelf offering for an undisclosed amount on Thursday, a week after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk suggested a capital r...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Sources: Broncos give CB Harris raise to $12M Pro Bowl cornerback Chris Harris Jr. didn't get the long-term deal he was looking for, but he got a raise for the 2019 season in an adjusted contract ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

WWE women raise over $25k for Ashley Massaro’s daughter in just one day Some of the biggest female superstars in WWE history have come together to honor former “diva” Ashley Massaro and raise money for her daug...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Walgreens Is Latest to Raise Vaping (and Smoking) Age to 21 In raising the age to purchase tobacco, the chain joined a trend. Rite-Aid has stopped selling e-cigarettes, and CVS ended all tobacco sales in 2014....
19:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. Files Paperwork to Raise China Tariffs The U.S. Trade Representative’s office filed paperwork to formally raise tariffs to 25% from 10% on about $200 billion a year of Chinese imports effec...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Tesla closes $2.7 billion capital raise Tesla said on Wednesday it closed its $2.7 billion offering of stock and convertible notes and that it was oversubscribed, giving the electric car mak...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Tesla seeks to raise up to $2.3bn as losses stack up Tesla is seeking to raise up to $2.3bn (£1.8bn) after chief executive Elon Musk hinted it may have to go to the capital markets to aid its future...
18:00, 05/02/2019

China says it will retaliate if Trump does raise tariffs BEIJING (AP) — China says it will retaliate if President Donald Trump goes ahead with tariff hikes on Chinese goods, ratcheting up tension ahead of ne...
03:32, 05/09/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they w...
05:48, 05/23/2019

US to Raise India's E-Commerce Rules in Talks US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross plans to discuss India's new e-commerce rules that could have an impact on operations of firms such as Amazon and Wa...
15:00, 05/06/2019

GM-Workhorse talks for Lordstown raise questions While a deal, which remains far from complete, would keep jobs at the massive Ohio factory, the staffing would be a fraction of GM's 1,400 hourly work...
00:48, 05/10/2019

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 9...
20:16, 06/03/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study pub...
01:32, 05/24/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France,...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
10:48, 05/22/2019

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28) &#...
02:16, 05/29/2019

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 d...
04:48, 05/31/2019

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Dep...
18:00, 05/28/2019

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health offici...
15:32, 05/27/2019

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 M...
20:16, 05/20/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a c...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases PARIS (AP) — Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino said Wednesday he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body ...
11:32, 06/05/2019

43 more measles cases confirmed in NYC since late April The city Health Department announced Tuesday that the number of measles cases in the city has hit 466 since the outbreak began in October. That’...
01:48, 05/08/2019

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease,...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn m...
04:16, 05/08/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department s...
01:48, 05/08/2019

The best PC case 2019: top cases for your desktop computer If you’re setting out to build one of the best PCs you can muster, it’s tempting to channel all of your energy into finding the best pro...
00:00, 05/10/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total unde...
14:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court returns with several key cases on the agenda The U.S. Supreme Court returns to work Monday with a number of significant cases to examine -- particularly a government case in which the Trump admin...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal who ended up ...
05:16, 06/13/2019

US Measles Cases Still Climbing, Topping 800 For Year NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say this year’s count of measles cases has surpassed 800, a growing tally that is already the nation’...
17:32, 05/13/2019

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 — a...
00:48, 06/12/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic...
09:16, 05/17/2019

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen Cou...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollou...
09:00, 06/12/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases have more than doubled 2018's total Seventy-five new measles cases have turned up in the United States, federal health officials said Monday -- piling onto a record number for the year, ...
23:48, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "publ...
12:32, 06/15/2019

US To Raise Tariffs On $200 Billion Worth Of Chinese Imports The United States will raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports effective Friday, according to a notice po...
15:48, 05/08/2019

This $29 Cisco CCNA training can help raise your earning potential You can take coursework specifically tailored to help you pass some of CCNA’s most popular exams with the training found in The Foundational Cisco CCN...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Brawl suits against Turkey raise questions of law, diplomacy WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in May 2017, Turkey’s leader spoke of cooperation with the United States during a White House visit with President Donald...
15:32, 05/18/2019

Oil falls after Trump pressures OPEC to raise output Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a slump from Friday that ended weeks of rallying, after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that producer club O...
03:48, 04/29/2019

A secret pay raise by Cabinet angers Palestinian public RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian labor market in the West Bank was limping along in 2017, with unemployment stubbornly high and economic gro...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Skateboarders raise their game as Olympic qualifiers begin LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Being an Olympic sport is starting to bring a different vibe to skateboarding. With a promise from the IOC to keep the spiri...
01:00, 06/14/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kil...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Slack expects to raise about $197 million in direct listing Slack Technologies Inc, the owner of the workplace instant messaging app, said on Monday it expects https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1764925/00...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Tesla to raise $2 billion from share, debt issues Tesla Inc said on Thursday it had filed with regulators to launch around $2 billion in fundraising through issues of new shares and debt, with Chief E...
14:32, 05/02/2019

De Blasio turns to Facebook ads in scramble to raise money Mayor Bill de Blasio has turned to Facebook in an 11th hour scramble to meet the 65,000 donor threshold that would help him secure a coveted spot in t...
01:16, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a...
13:32, 05/21/2019

Brazil's CPFL Energia to raise up to $1 bln in share offering Brazilian utility CPFL Energia SA launched a share offering in Brazil and in the United States to raise up to $1 billion, according to a securities fi...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed peopl...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking t...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Veoneer to raise cash as driverless car progress slows Sweden's Veoneer will seek up to $500 million in new capital to help the supplier cope with a downturn in the vehicle market, delays in introducing se...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Sweden's Veoneer to raise $500 million for working capital Swedish auto tech company Veoneer said on Monday it intends to raise cash for working capital through an offering of its common stock and convertible ...
03:16, 05/21/2019

Tesla Looks to Raise $2.3 Billion Through a Bond and Stock Sale Tesla is looking to raise as much as $2.3 billion through a bond sale and public offering of its shares, after a worse-than-expected quarter heightene...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Why might smoking and drinking alcohol raise the risk of osteoporosis? Study uncovers a stress signaling cell mechanism through which damage to mitochondria can disrupt bone creation-resorption balance to promote osteopor...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
14:48, 06/17/2019

Meghan Markle is a trailblazer, but does she know how to raise an Englishman? Luckily, I do... Yes, the tweeness of “mummy” sets American dentistry on edge, but I can guide the duchess through this transatlantic minefieldIt is now the law to des...
11:32, 05/18/2019

Indigenous elders want plan to raise Warragamba Dam scrapped Traditional landowners say NSW government has not done all promised checks on affected artefacts and sites Traditional landowners have condemned a pla...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Parents who raise kids as vegans should be prosecuted: doctors Good thing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex don’t live in Belgium. Prince Harry and wife Meghan have been said to be considering raising baby Archie as ...
00:16, 05/18/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash ...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Choose your future: EU tries to raise turnout with viral campaign Officials are hoping to raise voter numbers for first time since 1979 European electionsA bawling newborn is lifted on to the chest of its exhausted m...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Riley wants World Cup push to raise profile in rugby-mad NZ New Zealand captain Ali Riley is aware of the pressure on her team to win a game at next month's women's World Cup in France but feels it is nothing c...
11:16, 05/23/2019

In Call With Putin, Trump Says Did Not Raise US Election Meddling U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concer...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial publ...
03:16, 06/07/2019

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an...
22:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber prices blockbuster IPO conservatively to raise $8.1 bln Uber Technologies Inc priced its initial public offering on Thursday at the low end of its targeted range to raise $8.1 billion, adopting a risk-avers...
00:00, 05/10/2019

Walmart warns tariffs will raise prices for shoppers Walmart said Thursday that prices for shoppers will go up due to higher tariffs on imports from China as the world’s largest retailer reported its bes...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Carvana aims to raise more than $500M with new debt, equity One analyst estimates the additional capital should provide the used-vehicle retailer, which has been unprofitable since it went public in 2017, with ...
06:16, 05/22/2019

A Truce Falters, and a Plan to Raise Congress’s Pay Falls Apart Democratic and Republican House leaders tried to broker a deal for an increase after a decade of frozen pay, but ran up against vulnerable freshmen De...
02:32, 06/12/2019

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according to...
00:00, 06/15/2019

Measles cases in the U.S. just hit a 25-year high thanks to anti-vaxxers The United States just hit a major milestone, but not the kind that anyone should be proud of. With over 700 confirmed cases of the measles so far in ...
12:32, 05/02/2019

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 Preven...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last three...
18:48, 06/12/2019

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 h...
16:16, 05/23/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find s...
12:00, 05/09/2019

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 ca...
03:00, 05/28/2019

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 sin...
18:48, 06/17/2019

Two HIV Cases Linked to Spa That Gave Trendy 'Vampire Facials' The so-called vampire facials that have been touted by celebrities for ostensible rejuvenation benefits have been linked to two cases of HIV in New Me...
03:32, 05/01/2019

Paradox: New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28) &#...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Ennah...
15:48, 04/30/2019

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles agains...
16:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up f...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states ...
08:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed ca...
18:00, 05/06/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzan...
17:48, 05/03/2019

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 ca...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says...
23:32, 06/11/2019

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for J...
18:48, 06/03/2019

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...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would allow President Donald T...
06:48, 05/19/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, f...
16:48, 05/13/2019

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 wee...
21:48, 06/03/2019

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked ...
15:00, 06/12/2019

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In r...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)  ...
08:32, 05/30/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco produ...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar has...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this wee...
16:48, 05/09/2019

China Threatens Retaliation as U.S. Files Paperwork to Raise Tariffs The U.S. Trade Representative’s office filed paperwork to formally raise tariffs to 25% from 10% on about $200 billion a year of Chinese imports effec...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the b...
20:16, 06/15/2019

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais (...
22:32, 06/10/2019

Auto Makers Raise Bets in China Despite Market Slowdown China, despite falling car sales, remains the industry proving ground for electric vehicles as Volkswagen, General Motors and Toyota—plus Chinese star...
16:16, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Crane put in place to raise Danube wreck where 28 died Crews moved a giant floating crane into place near a bridge on the Danube River in Budapest on Friday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsi...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs t...
05:32, 06/07/2019

Trump says did not raise election meddling with Putin in phone call U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he discussed "the Russia Hoax" with Russian President Vladimir Putin but did not raise with him concer...
02:00, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial public...
03:16, 06/07/2019

How straight parents can raise kids to be allies, during Pride Month and beyond Although I write and speak regularly about parenting, sexuality and equality — and try year-round to teach my kids about inclusivity — hearing another...
15:32, 06/14/2019

Elon Musk to buy more Tesla stock in upsized capital raise Tesla on Friday was set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting capital raising for the electric carmaker, as investors scooped up a mix of ne...
18:00, 05/03/2019

It's great that you got a raise, but it just might hurt the stock market and the economy Bigger raises are starting to crimp corporate profit margins. Economists debate whether that will hurt stocks and the economy.    ...
11:48, 06/04/2019

Broncos give Chris Harris Jr. a hefty 2019 pay raise ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Chris Harris Jr. have ended their contract stalemate with the team bumping the cornerback’s pay i...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 million in IPO Luckin Coffee, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange on Mond...
22:00, 05/06/2019

Surprise threat from Trump to raise tariffs sinks stocks Stocks fell sharply after President Donald Trump issued a surprise threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods just as talks to end the longstanding trad...
17:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Starbucks' China rival Luckin seeks to raise up to $586.5 mln in IPO Luckin Coffee Inc, the Chinese challenger to Starbucks Corp, is looking to raise up to $586.5 million, its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchang...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Caterpillar expects to raise dividend, buy back shares over next four years Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday it expects to increase dividend and buy back shares over the next four years, and forecast services revenue to surge ...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Shippers raise rates for cargo from U.S. to Venezuela: documents, sources Two major shipping lines this month have raised their rates for transporting goods from the United States to Venezuela, according to three industry so...
23:32, 05/27/2019

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the glo...
01:00, 05/31/2019

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...
17:32, 05/27/2019

US-Canada border transfers raise fear of delayed crossings DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — Some along the northern U.S. border are worried the temporary transfer of hundreds of border agents south could cause backups o...
17:00, 05/12/2019

Alibaba files for HK listing that may raise $20 billion as soon as third quarter: source China's biggest e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has filed confidentially for a Hong Kong listing that could raise up to $20 billion as ea...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the go...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest cl...
03:00, 05/25/2019

VW to float 10% of truck unit, seeks to raise 1.9 billion euros Volkswagen aims to raise up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion) by listing truck unit Traton, it said on Friday, scaling back earlier ambitions to lis...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violatin...
20:48, 04/28/2019

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising eff...
17:32, 05/29/2019

Will Raise Drought Issue With Devendra Fadnavis: Sharad Pawar The NCP will raise the issue of drought in several parts of Maharashtra with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis within a few days, its president Sharad ...
17:48, 05/13/2019

Trade frictions raise questions about China's fentanyl promise China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America's streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. securi...
23:16, 05/09/2019

China defies Trump with plans to raise tariffs on U.S. products WASHINGTON/BEIJING -- China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on a range of U.S. goods including frozen vegetables and liquefied natural g...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Campaign to raise minimum smoking age to 21 finds unlikely supporter: Big Tobacco Altria, Juul and British American Tobacco — the largest U.S. cigarette and e-cigarette manufacturers — are supporting raising the smoking age to 21. R...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Senators introduce bipartisan bill to raise minimum tobacco age to 21 Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., introduced a bipartisan bill Monday seeking to raise the national legal age to pur...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. L...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Fed's Williams: Doesn't See Strong Argument to Raise or Lower Rates New York Fed President John Williams said that while inflation remains lower than he’d like, he doesn’t see much chance the central bank will lower ra...
22:32, 05/22/2019

More evidence welding fumes raise lung cancer risk (Reuters Health) - Workers exposed to welding fumes are more likely to develop lung cancer than those not exposed to the fumes, and a new study sugges...
02:16, 05/22/2019

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growe...
05:48, 05/23/2019

Fannie, Freddie need to raise capital before privatization -FHFA's Calabria Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac need to build adequate capital as a critical step toward privatizing them, the head of their regulator said on Monday, more...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Mallinckrodt shares drop after U.S. joins cases over expensive drug The U.S. Justice Department has joined a pair of whistleblower lawsuits alleging a drugmaker now owned by Mallinckrodt Plc improperly promoted an expe...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be d...
20:48, 05/21/2019

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 D...
02:16, 05/31/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as deb...
20:00, 05/20/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Artist Peter Max allegedly taken advantage of in wild fraud cases Peter Max, the 1960s artist and pop icon known for his psychedelic images bursting with colors, The New York Times reported, has allegedly been taken ...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Uttar Pradesh Police Handling Rape Cases With sensitivity: Top Cop Amid a spate of rape incidents involving minors in Uttar Pradesh recently, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Monday issued a slew of directions to the st...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Number of measles cases so far this year surpasses 1994 total: 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 larg...
21:16, 05/31/2019

Surprise! When Los Angeles cleaned up its air, childhood asthma cases dropped Breathing in toxic fumes every day is bad for you, and when you take those fumes away, you feel better. That’s the gist of a new study published...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Alabama Passes Bill To Ban Abortions, No Exception Even In Rape Cases The Alabama senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the United States on Tuesday that bans any termination of pregnancy and could punish d...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited’ cases An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not al...
21:16, 05/20/2019

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not al...
22:48, 05/20/2019

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 ...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a s...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Michael Avenatti wants to hire lawyer who specializes in ‘hopeless’ cases Disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti — who faces coast-to-coast federal indictments in three separate cases — was joined in a Manhattan court...
00:00, 05/29/2019

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why NEW YORK (AP) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and ...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Health paradox: New diabetes cases fall even as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data ...
21:00, 05/28/2019

German authorities rejected almost all 2019 church asylum cases The federal office for migration and refugees (BAMF) turned down most of the church asylum cases in the first four months of 2019, according to media ...
15:00, 06/08/2019

Three cases of potentially deadly rat lungworm infections confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii Dep...
03:48, 05/28/2019

Crime up but cases facing criminal justice system at 50-year low The number of people formally dealt with by the criminal justice system fell last year to the lowest level since 1970 despite police figures showing a...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Trump EPA insists Monsanto's Roundup is safe, despite cancer cases Administration to keep weedkiller on the market after landmark court rulings and concerns over foodThe Trump administration is keeping the weedkiller ...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Measles cases continue record climb, reaching 764 in 23 states The number of confirmed U.S. measles cases this year has climbed to 764, the highest total in 25 years, federal health officials announced Monday. &#...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Gujarat Government Working For Out-Of-Court Settlement In PepsiCo Cases The Gujarat government is working for an out-of-court settlement of cases filed by PepsiCo against nine state farmers for growing a variety of potato ...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Vitalik Buterin schools Elon Musk on Ethereum’s best use-cases The most recent conversation between Elon Musk and Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin seems to have shifted from trolling to legitimate discussion. E...
14:00, 04/30/2019

In PM Modi's New Government, 22 Ministers Face Criminal Cases: Report Of the 56 ministers who took oath on Thursday and are part of either the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, 51 are crorepatis and 22 have declared criminal...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Germany registers shocking number of child abuse cases Police have said that this year's crime statistics paint a grim picture of the state of child welfare in Germany. More than 100 children were killed i...
01:32, 06/07/2019

Google quietly shelves custom Pixel phone cases Google's Pixel 3a might have been good news for fans of mid-range phones, but it marked the death knell for one of the company's signature p...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Ford suits show ‘fine line' in patent cases Ford, which teaches engineers to "copy with pride" when they see someone else has a better solution, faces several allegations of intellectual-propert...
07:16, 06/17/2019

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...
02:16, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California court weighing Trump’s plan to seek Pentagon funding for border wall (all times local): 1:40 p.m...
00:32, 05/18/2019

9/11 fund shrivels up as first responder cancer cases continue to grow New Yorkers who survived 9/11 are experiencing a massive surge in aggressive brain cancers as dollars for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund ...
03:00, 05/20/2019

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases Alabama's state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, creating exceptions only to safeguard the health of the mother...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Algeria army chief says big corruption cases will be revealed: Ennahar TV Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday that several big corruption cases would be revealed in an ongoing drive against graft, Ennahar TV report...
15:48, 04/30/2019