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Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials

Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials

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Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to joi...
2019-05-31, 15:16

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 mill...
2019-05-27, 07:32

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
2019-06-06, 19:48

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the comin...
2019-06-06, 21:48

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southe...
2019-07-02, 14:48

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
2019-07-05, 13:48

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice...
2019-06-22, 16:48

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Kor...
2019-05-31, 12:16

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was foun...
2019-05-31, 15:16

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest As...
2019-05-31, 06:48

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of...
2019-06-30, 18:16

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
2019-06-06, 06:48

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with ...
2019-06-01, 07:16

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food sa...
2019-07-09, 21:32

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal...
2019-07-04, 07:32

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the ...
2019-07-05, 23:48

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of...
2019-07-04, 18:32

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Orga...
2019-06-20, 19:32

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects ...
2019-07-12, 09:00

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the...
2019-05-24, 09:48

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus ha...
2019-05-30, 23:32

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine feve...
2019-06-21, 16:32

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through th...
2019-05-24, 12:00

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabin...
2019-07-03, 17:48

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has...
2019-07-12, 02:16

China's cabinet issues guidelines on African swine fever control China will promote large-scale pig farming and reduce the number of small pig farms, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday in guidelines on African...
2019-07-03, 11:48

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of ...
2019-06-13, 04:16

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in Ch...
2019-05-23, 19:00

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest por...
2019-05-28, 21:16

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agricu...
2019-07-04, 18:32

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African ...
2019-05-29, 17:32

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a glo...
2019-06-02, 00:32

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine feve...
2019-07-04, 16:32

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- incl...
2019-06-15, 09:16

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing ...
2019-07-15, 19:16

China vice agriculture minister says African swine fever outbreaks slowing China's Vice Agriculture Minister Yu Kangzhen said on Thursday that outbreaks of deadly African swine fever had significantly slowed this year, and p...
2019-07-04, 06:16

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 W...
2019-06-12, 06:32

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emergin...
2019-06-18, 13:32

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...
2019-06-12, 10:32

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
2019-05-31, 14:16

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
2019-05-31, 11:16

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wo...
2019-07-02, 14:48

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported a...
2019-06-12, 05:32

China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has oft...
2019-07-16, 08:16

Swine fever in China among risks to food markets - FAO/OECD The spread of a deadly pig disease in China that has disrupted the world's biggest pork market is one of the major risks to a well-supplied global ag...
2019-07-08, 17:48

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home ...
2019-06-06, 15:48

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as man...
2019-06-30, 09:48

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byprodu...
2019-05-23, 20:48

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of househol...
2019-07-02, 19:16

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sh...
2019-07-12, 13:48

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not h...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change...
2019-05-21, 17:32

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious Africa...
2019-06-05, 07:32

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy ag...
2019-07-04, 19:48

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
2019-07-03, 01:00

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in are...
2019-05-31, 13:48

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 spre...
2019-07-08, 21:01

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-cen...
2019-06-06, 00:16

Pennsylvania officials declare hepatitis A outbreak with reported cases in 36 counties “The counties hardest hit by this outbreak are Philadelphia and Allegheny, but we have seen an increase of cases throughout much of the state,” said ...
2019-05-22, 01:00

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall ...
2019-06-28, 04:32

Vietnam: China companies using fake ‘Made in Vietnam’ labels Vietnam’s government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal “Made in Vietnam” labels to avoid high tariffs that...
2019-06-10, 17:00

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died....
2019-06-18, 17:16

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, ...
2019-05-23, 20:16

Health officials declare Legionnaires' outbreak at London's Dolphin Square An outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease at Dolphin Square has been declared by health chiefs after a third person fell ill at the fam...
2019-07-04, 10:48

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once ...
2019-06-28, 03:16

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinH...
2019-06-06, 13:32

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2019-06-11, 18:48

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a s...
2019-07-16, 01:32

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Lost in translation: Has a comment on pigs cost UBS a bond deal? A UBS economist made an innocuous comment about swine flu in China, and five days later a belief among Chinese speakers that he used a racist term ha...
2019-06-17, 14:00

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throatsCampaigners are calling for animal welfare ref...
2019-06-11, 14:48

Genus shares surge on deal to market gene-edited pigs in China British livestock genetics firm Genus agreed on Thursday to license its know-how on virus-resistant pigs to Beijing Capital Agribusiness Co Ltd, whic...
2019-05-21, 14:48

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wedn...
2019-05-23, 10:32

Chelsea's Hayes slams rules treating keepers like 'guinea pigs' at World Cup "Goalkeepers at the women\u0027s World Cup have been treated like \"guinea pigs\" with new rules on penalty kicks and their strict implementation tha...
2019-06-22, 14:00

Never A Vietnam War Fan, It Was Terrible: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has no regrets about being able to avoid serving during the Vietnam war, because he was not a "fan" of...
2019-06-05, 19:00

Trump’s flippant talk about the Vietnam War In a new interview, he suggests he's compensating for not putting his life on the line by increasing the defense budget. And that's merely the latest...
2019-06-05, 21:48

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is lau...
2019-06-14, 23:32

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. The agreement needs approval from the European Parliament, with concerns from ...
2019-06-30, 16:48

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 growi...
2019-06-11, 14:16

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 growi...
2019-06-11, 16:32

$17,000 hatchback from Vietnam rolls out to take on Ford, Toyota VinFast, which will start delivering cars to customers Monday, wants to be the first Vietnamese company to succeed at challenging foreign rivals such...
2019-06-14, 21:32

7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam's most beautiful towns Here are seven great reasons to pack your bags and head to Hoi An. Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, it's easily one of the m...
2019-06-17, 13:32

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the f...
2019-06-05, 18:32

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday...
2019-06-12, 09:00

In Vietnam beer war, Heineken and Sabeco seek to take each other's turf In Vietnam, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sa...
2019-06-05, 07:48

Vietnam launches first helicopter sightseeing flights over Halong Bay Cruising Halong Bay is one of the must-dos when visiting Vietnam. And the fun is getting elevated to new heights with Vietnam launching sightseeing h...
2019-06-06, 03:48

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way ...
2019-06-30, 20:48

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made hi...
2019-07-15, 03:16

Brady: Don't like Tom Terrific, hoped to halt use Patriots QB Tom Brady, who created a stir when he applied to trademark "Tom Terrific," says he doesn't like the nickname and was trying to keep peopl...
2019-06-07, 00:48

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotl...
2019-06-10, 01:01

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization ...
2019-07-15, 06:32

Vietnam to crackdown on Chinese goods relabelled to beat U.S. tariffs Vietnam has said it will crackdown on goods of Chinese origin illegally relabelled "Made in Vietnam" by exporters seeking to avoid U.S. President Don...
2019-06-10, 11:01

Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cas...
2019-06-14, 11:48

How 1969 Mets made Vietnam feel like home for one soldier The funny thing? Michael Yalango wasn’t even all that much of a Mets fan. He’d grown up with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a kid on Staten Island, but that...
2019-07-14, 14:48

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said i...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3...
2019-06-15, 02:00

Vietnam jails another Facebook user over 'anti-state' posts A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison on Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform which the ...
2019-06-06, 12:00

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding lead...
2019-06-20, 23:16

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's fo...
2019-06-20, 09:00

China accused of using 'Made in Vietnam' labels to dodge US tariffs Chinese companies are using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid tariffs imposed as part of the ongoing trade war with the US, Hanoi has claimed...
2019-06-11, 16:32

Nintendo to move some Switch console production out of China to Vietnam Video game maker Nintendo is moving some of its manufacturing of Switch video game consoles out of China, where all systems had been made.  ...
2019-07-09, 20:48

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South Chin...
2019-05-21, 19:48

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the O...
2019-07-06, 15:16

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods. ...
2019-06-10, 23:32

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month...
2019-06-11, 12:48

Thunderstorms grind area airports to a halt Area airports were slammed with hours-long delays Sunday night after severe thunderstorms battered the Tri-State. The storms packed a punch with the ...
2019-06-03, 08:01

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the h...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Brandon Nimmo’s rehab comes to crashing halt It’s a pain in the neck. Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the lineup Friday night for Triple-A Syracuse with neck soreness, the Mets said. He wi...
2019-06-15, 03:32

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased ...
2019-05-29, 20:00

Pete Rose’s tale of giving Joe DiMaggio a shower in Vietnam is wild Pete Rose and Joe DiMaggio once spent 23 days touring Vietnam together, and to say the trip brought two of baseball’s most acclaimed hitters cl...
2019-06-06, 00:32

American accused of trying to overthrow Vietnam government gets 12-year jail term Nguyen is from Orange County, California, and his wife was a guest of Rep. Katie Porter at President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address ...
2019-06-27, 21:48

Sen. Tammy Duckworth says Trump Vietnam deferment should have been for ‘yellow streak’ down his back U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., blasted President Trump on Wednesday over his recent comments about why he didn't serve in Vietnam, saying he used...
2019-06-06, 05:48

Vietnam's Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones Vingroup JSC, Vietnam's biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan's Fujitsu Ltd to p...
2019-06-28, 06:32

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Frida...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a mi...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that ...
2019-06-06, 21:32

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a tee...
2019-06-19, 18:32

Rallies in all 50 states aim to halt anti-abortion movement in U.S. Hundreds of rallies are scheduled nationwide Tuesday to oppose new momentum in recent weeks to overturn the Supreme Court's 46-year-old ruling that m...
2019-05-21, 17:32

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the mid...
2019-07-06, 16:48

The Latest: France calls for halt to fighting in Libya The Latest: France is calling for Libya’s warring sides to stop fighting and resume talks after an airstrike killed more than 40 people in a migrant ...
2019-07-03, 15:16

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House F...
2019-07-03, 12:32

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal...
2019-05-24, 12:16

Cheat sheet: Can Verstappen, Red Bull halt Mercedes' dominance? Here's everything you need to know about the Monaco Grand Prix, including whether or not Mercedes can pull off the unthinkable and win all 21 races i...
2019-05-23, 18:48

Egypt demands Christie’s halt auction of King Tut statue CAIRO (AP) — Egypt is trying to halt an auction of a 3,000-year-old stone sculpture of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun at Christie’s in Londo...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Hammond hints he would vote against new Tory PM to halt no-deal Brexit Chancellor tells Johnson and Hunt £26bn fiscal headroom would be wiped out by no dealPhilip Hammond has strongly hinted he could vote against a new C...
2019-07-02, 20:32

Court won’t halt suits against doctor over drug dose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A court has declined to pause proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder and the ...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Trump Sees Progress in Mexico Talks But ‘Not Nearly Enough’ to Halt Tariffs (WASHINGTON) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednes...
2019-06-06, 05:00

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other...
2019-07-07, 22:16

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day a...
2019-07-10, 01:32

New early quake detection in California could automatically halt trains The back-to-back earthquakes in California ended a period of relative seismic calm and brought renewed awareness to development of the state's early ...
2019-07-09, 21:00

After 10-Year Halt, British Airways Resumes Flights To Pakistan British Airways (BA) resumed its flights to Pakistan on Sunday, more than 10 years after it halted the service to that country following a bomb blast...
2019-06-02, 20:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. slaps duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then sh...
2019-07-03, 02:16

Portuguese police halt human trafficking network, 20 women freed A human trafficking network, which forced vulnerable women into sex work across Europe, has been dismantled by Portuguese authorities following a six...
2019-06-04, 19:16

Halt: In first, Trump’s ambassador to Germany requests $0 more in budget, cuts spending Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany and an ardent supporter of President Trump’s agenda, has broken the long practice of embassies seekin...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars Two dozen governors, including two Republicans and governors of four states that voted for President Trump in 2016, are urging his administration to ...
2019-07-09, 06:16

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises on production halt at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit following a fire tha...
2019-05-27, 09:32

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce...
2019-07-12, 01:32

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last...
2019-06-03, 23:32

Mexican troop deployment may halt Guatemala’s thriving raft industry TECÚN UMAN, GUATEMALA — Clutching a folder holding his ID documents, Steven Martinez stood uncertainly in no man’s land — the middle of the Rodolfo R...
2019-06-09, 10:32

Danube cruise captain arrested as floods halt search near shipwreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube...
2019-06-01, 19:16

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until s...
2019-07-10, 23:32

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Isla...
2019-07-08, 01:00

Senior U.S. lawmaker says Facebook should halt cryptocurrency project pending review U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters said Tuesday that Facebook Inc should halt development of its announced cryptocurren...
2019-06-18, 23:48

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" unti...
2019-07-10, 22:48

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has orde...
2019-05-21, 17:00

EU's Frontex border force deploys teams to Albania to halt migrants The EU's border protection agency has deployed teams to Albania to support police there in stopping illegal immigration. This is Frontex's first miss...
2019-05-22, 11:32

"Technical Problems" Halt Op To Retrieve Climbers' Bodies From Nanda Devi A helicopter mission on Wednesday to remove the bodies of five missing climbers believed killed in an avalanche high in the Himalayas was halted afte...
2019-06-05, 10:32

Russia, China Block US Effort To Halt North Korea Fuel Deliveries Russia and China on Tuesday blocked an American initiative that aimed to halt fuel deliveries to North Korea, which Washington accuses of exceeding i...
2019-06-19, 10:48

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of...
2019-05-24, 11:48

UPDATE 4-Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
2019-07-10, 23:32

This North Korea Nuclear Deal Would Halt New Weapons but Initially Keep Arsenal Intact An idea taking shape inside the Trump administration would amount to negotiating a nuclear freeze that essentially enshrines the status quo, tacitly ...
2019-07-01, 03:32

Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
2019-07-11, 10:48

ARM supply halt deals fresh blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei British chip designer ARM halted relations with Huawei to comply with a U.S. blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese telecom compa...
2019-05-23, 09:16

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the presid...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Senators make bipartisan push to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia Senators are making a new bipartisan effort to block the Trump administration’s arms sales to Saudi Arabia, a sign that Congress remains unsatisfied ...
2019-06-10, 00:00

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares...
2019-06-15, 17:16

Russia, China delay U.S. push for halt to North Korea fuel imports Russia and China on Tuesday delayed a U.S. request for a U.N. Security Council sanctions committee to demand an immediate halt to deliveries of refin...
2019-06-19, 01:00

CORRECTED-Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook's crypto project Bitcoin dipped almost 8% on Thursday, extending losses the day after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell called for a halt to Facebook's Libr...
2019-07-11, 21:16

US states unsure of how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 19:32

U.S. states unsure how to halt online sales of abortion pills amid clinic crackdown American women faced with new restrictions on abortions passed by a dozen U.S. states this year are turning to abortion pills from foreign online sup...
2019-06-27, 18:32

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have not...
2019-06-11, 16:00

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact o...
2019-05-21, 20:00

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of t...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at gr...
2019-07-12, 03:48

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be...
2019-06-11, 06:16

President Trump announces new 5% tariff on Mexican goods to pressure country to halt flow of migrants NBC NEWS – President Donald Trump said Thursday night that the United States would impose a 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods starting next...
2019-05-31, 02:16

How 'Stranger Things' Whipped Up '80s Fever ‘Stranger Things,’ returning to Netflix July 4, has stoked ’80s nostalgia even among viewers born long after the decade of scrunchies and shopping ma...
2019-07-01, 05:48

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 ...
2019-05-23, 08:48

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Boar...
2019-05-22, 09:32

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says...
2019-06-14, 22:32

Dozens of shoe retailers, including Nike and Adidas, sign letter to Trump urging a halt to tariffs More than 170 shoe retailers have penned a letter to the White House asking President Donald Trump to consider a halt to tariff increases on footwear...
2019-05-21, 16:32

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, who...
2019-06-05, 01:32

Griner scores 23 points, Mercury hit 10 3s in win over Fever PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points, Leilani Mitchell had 18 points and 11 assists for her first career double-double and the Phoenix Mer...
2019-06-29, 08:00

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas...
2019-05-21, 19:00

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky CHICAGO (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chic...
2019-06-22, 06:32

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, Trip...
2019-05-21, 15:16

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the ...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine...
2019-05-27, 18:00

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the il...
2019-05-30, 16:16

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominant first half to defeat the Indian...
2019-06-10, 03:48

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a...
2019-06-10, 17:48

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for m...
2019-06-19, 16:00

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream abo...
2019-06-18, 09:00

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health offic...
2019-06-17, 14:16

Wisconsin man who helped US troops in Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers in Wisconsin on Memorial Day A Vietnam veteran's trip to his garden on Memorial Day almost turned deadly when he was confronted by a group of armed men who were trying to steal h...
2019-05-28, 23:48

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jew...
2019-06-12, 05:32

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted th...
2019-06-19, 16:00

Officer gets typhoid fever; LA urged to clean homeless camps LOS ANGELES (AP) — The union for Los Angeles police officers is demanding the city clean up homeless encampments after a detective was diagnosed with...
2019-05-30, 23:32

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusia...
2019-06-17, 00:00

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener for both teams ...
2019-05-25, 04:48

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat...
2019-06-30, 11:48

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine...
2019-05-22, 01:32

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s in...
2019-06-08, 23:48

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
2019-06-04, 07:16

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from th...
2019-06-28, 03:48

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data ...
2019-05-22, 04:16

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health ...
2019-06-12, 01:00

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
2019-06-17, 16:48

Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Con...
2019-07-04, 22:16

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people i...
2019-06-18, 15:16

Sparks beat Fever 90-84 to snap 3-game road losing streak Nneka Ogwumike had 22 points, six rebounds and six steals to lead the Los Angeles Sparks past the Indiana Fever 90-84      ...
2019-07-13, 03:48

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer l...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Hayes, Montgomery help Dream beat Fever, snap 5-game skid Tiffany Hayes scored a season-high 28 points, Renee Montgomery added 16 points and nine assists and the Atlanta Dream pulled away in the fourth quart...
2019-06-19, 19:48

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitch...
2019-06-14, 06:00

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wedn...
2019-05-30, 17:16

Jones scores 26, Sun beats Fever to snap a 4-game road skid Jonquel Jones had 16 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three blocks to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 76-63 and snap a four-g...
2019-07-15, 00:48

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef...
2019-06-14, 10:00

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 1...
2019-05-26, 01:32

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, inclu...
2019-06-12, 16:32

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
2019-06-03, 21:48

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
2019-05-28, 21:16

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 conta...
2019-06-13, 20:16

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water syste...
2019-06-14, 00:48

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
2019-06-04, 23:48

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and s...
2019-06-15, 15:00

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
2019-05-28, 12:16

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community ...
2019-05-25, 02:32

Flu outbreak among asylum seekers reaches San Diego SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sixteen asylum seekers who have exhibited flu-like symptoms after being flown to San Diego from South Texas are being quarantined. S...
2019-05-24, 22:48

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking ...
2019-06-20, 21:48

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work t...
2019-07-04, 23:48

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle ...
2019-06-18, 10:48

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
2019-06-19, 08:32

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wed...
2019-07-12, 19:48

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was a ‘ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch ...
2019-05-29, 15:32

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 c...
2019-05-28, 07:48

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 kille...
2019-06-12, 21:16

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.  ...
2019-06-12, 21:48

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
2019-05-28, 23:16

The CDC finally figured out the source of the latest Salmonella outbreak in the US A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas sourced from Mexico that are sold across the United States, according to a new bullet...
2019-07-08, 18:32

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
2019-07-06, 22:48

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...
2019-06-13, 00:16

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 east...
2019-06-05, 19:32

An entire New Jersey jail has been quarantined due to mumps outbreak If you end up in a county jail, chances are you’re not having the greatest of days to begin with. Inmates who found themselves behind the bars ...
2019-06-13, 03:16

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
2019-06-12, 23:32

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella ou...
2019-06-28, 23:00

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 pub...
2019-06-13, 21:48

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments...
2019-06-13, 11:32

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exempti...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease qu...
2019-06-13, 16:48

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 hav...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its hea...
2019-06-16, 01:32

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates...
2019-05-22, 16:48

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the s...
2019-05-22, 19:32

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...
2019-07-04, 19:32

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
2019-07-03, 18:32

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 ar...
2019-06-16, 23:48

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 borde...
2019-06-15, 13:48

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of th...
2019-05-22, 14:48

Salmonella outbreak tied to pig-ear dog treats sickens 12 people Twelve people have been hospitalized in a salmonella outbreak linked to pig-ear dog treats, the feds said Friday. The Centers for Disease Control rep...
2019-07-06, 03:00

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
2019-05-21, 18:00

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 outbrea...
2019-06-11, 23:16

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to h...
2019-06-08, 01:32

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 wh...
2019-06-18, 02:16

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe catch lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it,...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk abou...
2019-05-21, 16:01

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 w...
2019-06-12, 15:16

Hospital reports patient death amid Legionnaires outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a patient has died amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital...
2019-06-03, 15:32

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
2019-05-30, 00:48

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 tu...
2019-05-24, 07:00

E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi flour, which is being recalled in 11 states An E. coli outbreak that has sickened 17 people in eight states has been linked to flour sold at select Aldi stores, the CDC announced Friday.  ...
2019-05-25, 02:16

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all...
2019-05-29, 20:00

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an...
2019-06-12, 15:32

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Storms, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on ...
2019-05-29, 16:48

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 tw...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak tha...
2019-06-01, 04:32

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on ...
2019-05-29, 17:32

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...
2019-06-17, 23:16

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative ...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
2019-06-16, 14:48

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, com...
2019-06-19, 21:00

Deadly Ebola outbreak is 'global wake-up call', says WHO head World leaders only respond when headlines on Congo cases reveal ‘fear and panic’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells Guardian The head of the World ...
2019-07-09, 11:16

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks i...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunder...
2019-06-24, 01:32

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has a...
2019-05-22, 13:32

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled. ...
2019-06-17, 01:48

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...
2019-06-10, 19:32

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoriti...
2019-05-22, 16:16

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pi...
2019-07-06, 03:16

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options c...
2019-05-22, 09:32

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 bi...
2019-05-23, 05:16

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million c...
2019-05-23, 05:16

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options con...
2019-05-22, 09:32

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contract...
2019-05-23, 10:16

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 mill...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an ou...
2019-06-07, 17:00

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed...
2019-07-15, 10:16

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a ...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Wild rainbow trout make a comeback 20 years after disease outbreak Wild rainbow trout are returning to the mountain rivers of Colorado for the first time in more than 20 years after an invasive parasite eradicated th...
2019-06-18, 23:16

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.      ...
2019-07-13, 01:32

Over 100 children killed in India's encephalitis outbreak as protesters call for action An encephalitis outbreak has killed over 100 children in eastern India since June, officials say, with more than 430 others requiring hospitalization...
2019-06-18, 23:32

Decaying Health System Sees 140 Children Die in Outbreak: Foreign Media One of the poorest states, Bihar has been struggling with an outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome since the start of June, affecting more than 600...
2019-06-24, 10:32

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...
2019-05-22, 16:01

E. coli outbreak: 196 people in 10 states now sick, linked to ground beef The E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef has now sickened 196 people in 10 states, the CDC said Monday. Twenty-eight of them had to be hospitalized...
2019-05-21, 15:32

North Korea reveals explosive HIV outbreak—after claiming to be disease-free Enlarge / This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on October 18, 2016, shows North Korean leader Ki...
2019-06-27, 19:32

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, ...
2019-07-13, 04:16

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 ...
2019-05-29, 01:32

Anti-vax teen that fought ban amid chickenpox outbreak loses in court—again Child with chickenpox rash on her back held by her mother. (credit: Getty | Photofusion) Judges in Kentucky have handed down another legal defeat to ...
2019-07-01, 23:48

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, 14:48

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 di...
2019-06-13, 12:16

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas sickens at least 62 people in 8 states, CDC says Dozens of people in eight U.S. states have been infected with a strain of salmonella after eating fresh papayas imported from Mexico, according to fe...
2019-06-30, 21:32

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas from Mexico has sickened 62 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh papayas imported from Mexico has sickened 62 people in eight states, according to the CDC.    &...
2019-07-02, 03:32

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 i...
2019-06-13, 09:00

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, Emmanue...
2019-06-13, 11:32

Centre Files Reply On Outbreak Of Encephalitis in Bihar In Supreme Court The Centre this morning filed a reply in the Supreme Court on the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Bihar. The government told the apex court t...
2019-07-08, 13:48

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-...
2019-05-21, 16:00

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 me...
2019-05-23, 05:48

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 ...
2019-06-12, 06:32

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 cri...
2019-06-12, 02:01

Ebola outbreak: Reporter struggles to ‘keep a distance’ as virus kills his people Djaffar Al Katanty, a camera operator from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has only been able to watch as his hometown has become the epicentre of...
2019-07-04, 12:16

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 20...
2019-05-21, 16:48

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old f...
2019-05-22, 09:48

Salmonella outbreak connected to backyard poultry expands to 41 states, sickens hundreds: CDC The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week announced the salmonella outbreak that has been linked to backyard poultry — such as c...
2019-06-15, 22:32

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the US fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New...
2019-05-25, 17:48

Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
2019-05-23, 13:48

Salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people A salmonella outbreak linked to fresh Cavi papayas from Mexico has sickened 71 people in eight states, according to the CDC and FDA.   ...
2019-07-06, 09:32

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of the illness in 32 more migrants detained at a center ...
2019-05-23, 04:01

| 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 "pub...
2019-06-15, 17:00

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the c...
2019-06-12, 13:00

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in Janua...
2019-05-23, 05:16

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
2019-07-15, 18:48

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 Dem...
2019-06-13, 00:32

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks ess...
2019-05-21, 14:31

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest ha...
2019-05-28, 14:48

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a s...
2019-07-08, 20:48

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numb...
2019-06-17, 18:16

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superp...
2019-05-27, 13:32

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
2019-05-26, 19:00

Madagascar in last 8 as African Cup fairytale debut goes on Madagascar beat Congo 4-2 in a penalty shootout to ensure its fairytale debut at the African Cup of Nations continued as it advanced to the quarterfi...
2019-07-07, 23:01

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the r...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa...
2019-05-30, 23:00

New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York poised to end religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren amid worst measles outbreak in decades. The pos...
2019-06-14, 00:48

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that ...
2019-05-23, 05:16

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded pe...
2019-05-23, 10:16

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a futur...
2019-05-28, 18:32

Benin knocks out Morocco on penalties at African Cup Benin started the African Cup of Nations knockout stages with a major upset, beating Morocco in a penalty shootout to reach the quarterfinals  ...
2019-07-05, 21:48

Uganda 0-2 Egypt: African Cup of Nations – as it happened Salah and Elmohamady score to send the hosts throughUganda join hosts in next stages by finishing second in groupDR Congo clinch third with big win o...
2019-07-01, 03:00

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-coloni...
2019-06-28, 00:16

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial ...
2019-05-22, 00:48

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on...
2019-07-10, 07:48

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on...
2019-06-27, 23:16

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was n...
2019-05-29, 11:48

Botswana becomes latest African nation to decriminalize gay sex The southern African nation of Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex when a high court on Tuesday rejected as unconstitutional ...
2019-06-11, 19:32

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation center...
2019-05-23, 08:48

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in...
2019-06-20, 11:16

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest ...
2019-06-09, 00:32

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on ...
2019-06-22, 01:00

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motor...
2019-07-09, 01:32

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions ...
2019-05-26, 20:48

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer. &#...
2019-06-17, 16:16

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

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has ...
2019-06-23, 22:48

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe...
2019-07-06, 13:32

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are...
2019-06-07, 13:16

Botswana Decriminalized Homosexuality. Here’s How Other African Countries Compare. Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
2019-06-11, 23:32

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid...
2019-06-06, 19:48

South Africa stuns Salah and Egypt at African Cup South Africa scored with five minutes left to beat Egypt 1-0 and knock the stunned host and favorite out of the African Cup of Nations in the Round o...
2019-07-06, 23:32

African refugees evacuated from Libya to Italy, more help needed: U.N. A total of 149 Africans in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday, but more states must help people escape deteriorating conditions in Tripoli aft...
2019-05-30, 19:32

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 o...
2019-06-30, 22:32

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and d...
2019-05-31, 22:16

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that c...
2019-05-24, 14:16

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Rep...
2019-05-23, 13:16

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, hi...
2019-07-08, 03:48

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 50 dead More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic’s volatile northwest near th...
2019-05-23, 21:48

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
2019-07-03, 21:32

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director...
2019-05-29, 16:32

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the wo...
2019-05-30, 19:16

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win...
2019-06-23, 22:00

South African deputy president will not be sworn-in as MP today South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will not be sworn in as a lawmaker on Wednesday after requesting a postponement to address allegations...
2019-05-22, 11:16

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male Africa...
2019-05-23, 02:32

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi CAIRO (AP) — Odion Ighalo scored a late winner four minutes after coming on as a substitute to see a relieved Nigeria squeeze past debutant Burundi 1...
2019-06-22, 23:48

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investiga...
2019-06-07, 15:48

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard an...
2019-06-29, 02:48

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before ...
2019-06-30, 22:32

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation...
2019-06-06, 20:32

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacek...
2019-05-22, 22:32

French-Spanish nun killed in Central African Republic PARIS (AP) — A 77-year-old French-Spanish nun has been killed in Central African Republic, where she taught poor schoolgirls. The diocese of Albi in ...
2019-05-22, 13:48

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Secur...
2019-06-27, 21:16

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.       &#...
2019-05-29, 11:48

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champ...
2019-06-01, 05:48

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “h...
2019-07-15, 02:32

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation and her death has been rul...
2019-07-16, 04:16

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.       &...
2019-07-10, 00:32

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in ...
2019-05-30, 21:32

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habit...
2019-07-09, 11:16

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion eco...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still...
2019-06-21, 14:48

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subj...
2019-06-20, 01:32

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent,...
2019-06-19, 16:16

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s s...
2019-06-18, 23:16

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a laws...
2019-06-11, 10:00

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and laun...
2019-06-11, 14:16

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the Unit...
2019-06-16, 22:00

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals followin...
2019-06-14, 17:16

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful...
2019-06-24, 07:00

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Afric...
2019-06-07, 09:16

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a ...
2019-06-07, 01:16