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China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak

China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak

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Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
13:34, 07/15/2019

China's pig herd predicted to shrink by 50% due to swine fever China's pig herd could halve by the end of 2019 from a year earlier as an epidemic of African swine fever sweeps through the world's top pork producer, analysts at Dutch bank Rabobank forecast on Tuesday....
21:17, 07/30/2019

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 that killed nine pigs on a farm....
14:17, 07/05/2019

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
14:34, 07/17/2019

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 sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
13:34, 07/12/2019

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
12:51, 08/01/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epidemic that might wipe out hundreds of millions of hogs....
18:51, 05/16/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry said on Monday, following a spate of outbreaks last month....
17:17, 05/13/2019

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 Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture ministry on Friday said North Korea reported to the Worl...
11:34, 05/31/2019

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 said....
16:34, 06/22/2019

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....
21:34, 06/18/2019

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
11:17, 05/31/2019

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
12:34, 05/31/2019

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
01:00, 06/13/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
16:17, 05/31/2019

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 often been seen as lax by international standards....
07:17, 07/16/2019

Pork farmers in China hit hard by swine fever Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

African swine fever has crept from China to Europe. Will it hit the U.S.? At least 129 outbreaks have been reported since African swine fever was first identified in August, reducing the country’s hog population by 40 million and leading to the extermination of an estimated 1 million hogs, Chinese officials say. Experts believe infection numbers and the number of culled p...
18:17, 05/09/2019

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/07/2019

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 cabinet said on Wednesday....
18:51, 07/03/2019

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 fever outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
16:00, 06/21/2019

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
14:00, 05/24/2019

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 agricultural sector, the FAO and OECD said on Monday....
22:17, 07/08/2019

China to ban imports of pigs from Cambodia due to African swine fever China will ban imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Cambodia, its customs said on Monday, after the Southeast nation reported its first case of the highly-contagious disease....
11:51, 04/29/2019

Sieren's China: Swine fever also has Europe over a pork barrel The current African swine fever crisis is an example of how dependent Germany is on China. If Chinese pig farmers cull their hogs the consequences are global, says DW's Frank Sieren....
12:00, 05/06/2019

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12:00, 05/06/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic could cause global heparin shortage Pharmaceutical researchers are beginning to recognize the threat the African swine fever epidemic in China poses to the global supply of a critically important pork-derived product -- the anticoagulant heparin....
11:00, 05/01/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
19:00, 05/28/2019

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 agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
11:00, 07/04/2019

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 many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
06:17, 06/30/2019

Meat Prices Are Set to Climb as Swine Fever Claims China's Hogs U.S. meat suppliers say they expect China’s outbreak of African swine fever to lead to higher prices for pork and bacon, and eventually to push up meat prices globally....
16:17, 05/19/2019

Changing habits: 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 often been seen as lax by international standards....
08:51, 07/16/2019

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
18:00, 06/13/2019

Racked by swine fever, China creates new certification process for pork producers China has asked pork processors and pig dealers to obtain certificates proving their products are free from African swine fever, according to a Wednesday report from state news agency Xinhua....
09:00, 05/01/2019

China detects African swine fever in pigs transported to Liaoning: Xinhua China detected African swine fever virus in live pigs being transported to the northeastern Liaoning province, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday, underlining the challenge facing Beijing in its bid to control the contagious disease....
21:51, 07/27/2019

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 spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
12:34, 07/15/2019

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....
21:00, 06/14/2019

China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever China's agriculture ministry on Thursday said it was lowering its forecast for corn consumption in the 2019/20 crop year amid outbreaks of African swine fever across the country....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production....
16:51, 06/07/2019

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 conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a deadly swine disease that has sent shockwaves through global meat markets. China produces and consumes two-thirds of the world’s pork, but output...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Third Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they will cull 30,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in northern Bulgaria, the third industrial farm hit by the fast spreading deadly virus....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
14:51, 07/31/2019

Two more swine fever outbreaks detected in South Africa Two more outbreaks of African swine fever were detected in South Africa in April, its agriculture ministry said, following a spate of the disease in the country's North West province earlier that month....
19:17, 05/06/2019

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
21:17, 07/30/2019

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
15:34, 07/24/2019

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
21:34, 08/08/2019

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 safety agency said on Tuesday....
22:34, 07/09/2019

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 country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
04:17, 07/06/2019

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
21:34, 08/14/2019

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 filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/02/2019

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 the country, the national food safety agency said....
18:51, 07/04/2019

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
21:34, 08/15/2019

African swine fever likely arriving at U.S. airports, study says Pork products testing positive for African swine fever are likely arriving at airports across the United States, carried by travelers from infected regions, a new study says....
22:17, 05/17/2019

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 Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
17:00, 06/20/2019

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China's borders....
17:00, 05/10/2019

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
13:34, 07/20/2019

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the country to be hit by the virus....
18:51, 08/02/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
08:34, 05/14/2019

Tyson Sees Benefit Ahead From African Swine Fever Tyson Foods said African swine fever, a disease hitting pig populations in China, may help the company’s meat businesses as herds are culled in an effort to stop its spread....
17:51, 05/06/2019

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 been picked up in meat seized by port authorities in Northern Ireland, the first time the ASF virus has been detected in the UK.Officials confiscated ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

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 Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
19:34, 07/02/2019

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 the entire globe....
09:17, 07/12/2019

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
21:34, 08/08/2019

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
11:34, 05/24/2019

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:51, 06/06/2019

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
20:17, 05/30/2019

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
14:51, 05/27/2019

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
18:17, 05/29/2019

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 fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Greece bans pork imports from Bulgaria due to African swine fever Greece has banned imports of pork from its northern Balkan neighbor Bulgaria due to outbreaks of African swine fever, Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Desislava Taneva said on Friday....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Hong Kong culls 6,000 pigs after African swine fever found Incurable virus detected in a pig imported from Guangdong province in mainland ChinaHong Kong will cull 6,000 pigs after its first ever case of African swine fever was found in an animal at a slaughterhouse close to the border with mainland China. Related: African swine fever hits Chinese pork indus...
11:34, 05/11/2019

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
20:00, 05/23/2019

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
03:34, 06/01/2019

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
14:34, 07/17/2019

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments fear has gone out of control. Smaller outbreaks hav...
13:00, 06/20/2019

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietna...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Bulgaria to compensate owners who cull pigs to help stamp out swine fever Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said the Balkan state's government will compensate owners who voluntarily cull their domestic pigs, as the country works to stamp out an outbreak of the highly contagious African swine fever....
12:51, 08/03/2019

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 the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
17:00, 06/30/2019

African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country now battling the incurable disease....
11:17, 08/14/2019

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
19:00, 06/06/2019

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hit by developments thousands of miles away. The cul...
19:51, 06/06/2019

Bulgaria has failed to halt spread of African swine fever in threat to pig industry Bulgaria has failed to contain the spread of African swine fever, its deputy agriculture minister said on Wednesday amid concerns that the Black Sea country could lose its entire 600,000 pig breeding industry....
02:00, 08/08/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in many Asian nations....
13:34, 05/14/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
09:34, 06/12/2019

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
04:17, 05/24/2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Serbia reports suspected African swine fever cases in backyard pigs Serbia has reported four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday....
01:52, 08/13/2019

Canada's Nutrien sees swine fever hurting demand for grain, oilseed African swine fever is likely to hurt demand for grains and oilseeds in the next couple of years, the chief executive of fertilizer and farm retail dealer Nutrien Ltd said on Thursday....
15:34, 05/16/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
12:17, 05/13/2019

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 households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported on Tuesday....
19:51, 07/02/2019

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday....
04:17, 06/26/2019

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
11:34, 06/17/2019

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
09:34, 08/09/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Honduras is on alert after a dengue fever outbreak Dozens of people have died in a recent outbreak of dengue fever in Honduras. Estimates say more than 28,000 are sick.        ...
15:00, 07/25/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
15:00, 06/12/2019

UK economy shrinks amid Brexit uncertainty The contraction was the first since 2012 and comes ahead of the UK's planned exit from the European Union. Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid promised the "fundamentals of the British economy are strong."...
15:00, 08/09/2019

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
01:17, 05/10/2019

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 agriculture minister said....
23:51, 07/04/2019

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 persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
02:51, 07/03/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
13:51, 05/31/2019

South Korea's July exports slump for eighth month amid US-China trade dispute and Japan curbs South Korea's exports shrank 11.0% in July from a year earlier, trade ministry data showed on Thursday, largely in line with an 11.3% fall tipped in a Reuters poll....
06:17, 08/01/2019

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises WASHINGTON (AP) — US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April, but gap with China rises....
15:51, 06/06/2019

Asia's factory activity shrinks, U.S.-China trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing sector, keeping policymakers under pressure to deploy stronger steps to avert a global recession....
06:34, 07/01/2019

Two dead, 768 ill amid Salmonella outbreak affecting 48 states, CDC says The CDC reports two separate outbreaks – one linked to contact with poultry in backyard flocks and one linked to contact with pig ear dog treats.       ...
07:51, 07/25/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
19:17, 05/06/2019

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. Mount Carmel Health System says the patient who died Sunday was among the seven who had been diagnosed with the disease after being hospitalized at M...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has affected 52 people in dozens of states....
19:17, 05/22/2019

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

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases, state Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Friday...
01:34, 07/13/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generation....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Pols push to end religious exemptions for vaccinations amid measles outbreak A group of pols pushing legislation that would end non-medical exemptions for vaccines statewide put faces on their fight Tuesday – rolling out kids with severely compromised immune systems who are literally scared to death to go to school because of the ongoing measles epidemic. “We stand here toge...
00:00, 05/29/2019

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.        ...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Vaccine rates climb on ‘hippie’ island amid measles outbreak VASHON ISLAND, Wash. — Sarah Day is a school nurse with “street cred” when it comes to the polarizing issue of vaccines on an idyllic island in Washington state known for its rural beauty, counterculture lifestyle and low immunization rates. Since she began communal living on Vashon Island more than...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Robert Kennedy Jr. stands behind anti-vaxxers amid measles outbreak Robert Kennedy Jr. joined anti-vaxxers in Albany Tuesday railing against the proposed strengthening of New York’s vaccination law amid the worst measles outbreak in decades....
10:51, 05/15/2019

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.        ...
17:34, 06/20/2019

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 the unvaccinated teenager who sued his local health department for banning him from school and extracurricular activities amid a chickenpox outbreak ea...
02:17, 07/02/2019

Upstate summer camps turning away unvaccinated kids amid measles outbreak There’ll be less “Kumbaya” at New York’s summer camps this year. As the U.S. fights its worst measles outbreak in 25 years — with New York at the epicenter — owners of some upstate camps are refusing to allow kids in for s’mores and canoeing unless they’ve had the...
23:51, 05/24/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says....
22:00, 04/30/2019

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 from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now enters its...
20:17, 08/01/2019

Tyson Foods expects to profit from hog fever in China, warns it may hit U.S. Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday that the U.S. meat processing industry could reap significant financial gains from a global shortfall in pork as an incurable hog disease spreads rapidly across Asia....
01:34, 05/07/2019

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....
00:34, 06/14/2019

Woman files lawsuit amid E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef, says she suffered kidney failure, seizures Melissa Carmicle is seeking damages in excess of $75,000 from K2D Foods, alleging that her kidneys began to fail, and that she began having seizures, as a result of E. coli infection....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia's Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia's agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday....
19:34, 08/05/2019

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had been closed. Rwanda's Health Ministry later denied the closure....
02:17, 08/02/2019

South Africa resumes beef exports to China after foot and mouth outbreak South Africa has resumed beef exports to China after an outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease (FMD) in January halted trade, officials said on Tuesday....
16:51, 07/30/2019

Drones could be used to herd rhinos away from poaching hotspots It’s costly to protect southern white rhinos from poachers, but a study suggests the vulnerable animals could be deterred from poaching hotspots using drones...
03:34, 07/17/2019

U.S. border agency acting head to leave July 5 amid child detentions outcry The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant children....
00:00, 06/26/2019

Herd of 75 bison is on the run after escaping farm in upstate New York Where’s the beef? A herd of about 75 bison is on the lam in upstate New York — and they’re terrorizing local farmers by chewing through their tasty crops. The wayward animals escaped from Bison Island farm in the village of Sharon Springs last week after busting through a gate, acc...
18:17, 07/30/2019

Watch: Elephant Herd Takes Out "Funeral Procession" For Dead Calf Much has been said about their fabled memory, but it took video footage of a "funeral procession" taken out by a herd of elephants to make netizens realise that humans are not the only creatures......
19:00, 06/10/2019

The strange reason a herd of goats will invade New York City all summer Lucky goats will be sent on a mission to the greatest city on earth. Their job? To help clear unwanted plants from New York City’s Riverside Park.        ...
14:51, 05/10/2019

Polish community works to save wild herd ordered slaughtered WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Local authorities and animal rights activists in western Poland hope to spare the lives of 170 cows and bulls that went feral after years of neglect and a court has ordered slaughtered. Agriculture Minister Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski said the herd did not receive veterinary care,...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Watch: Herd of 75 escaped bison evades capture in New York state Authorities in New York state said a herd of 75 loose buffalo are proving difficult to capture and are believed to have split up into smaller groups....
05:51, 08/01/2019

Dad serenades herd of cows to practice with his new saxophone, captivating them with 'Careless Whisper' and 'Isn't She Lovely' coachrickh/Instagram Rick Herrmann, a father from Lafayette, Oregon, started playing the saxophone seven months ago and decided to play in front of a field of cows as practice. The herd crowded around him as he played favorites like "Isn't She Lovely," "Careless Whisper," and "Tequila." Herrmann's ...
00:34, 07/02/2019

Herd of 2020 presidential hopefuls to stampede the annual Iowa State Fair More than 20 candidates running for president are heading to Iowa this week for the Iowa State Fair – the annual event that features a famous “Butter Cow” and has long attracted White House aspirants dating back to Dwight Eisenhower’s visit in the 1950s....
21:34, 08/08/2019

More Americans care about July 4th than US-China drama The whole country will be anxiously monitoring US trade talks with China this weekend as President Trump meets with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summit in Japan. Americans will be glued to their TV sets wondering whether Xi will dump on Trump or whether Trump will zing Xi. Will Xi...
16:34, 06/27/2019

How the trade war with China could ruin your Fourth of July President Donald Trump's trade war with China may raise fireworks prices, hitting Fourth of July displays, jobs and businesses next Independence Day.       ...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Herd Of Orlando City Fans Stampedes To Opposite Side Of Stadium To Heckle NYCFC Last night, during the penalty shootout that concluded an Orlando City-NYCFC U.S. Open Cup match, NYCFC tried to limit the influence of Orlando’s most boisterous fans by electing to take the kicks on the end of the stadium opposite The Wall, Orlando’s hardcore fan section. NYCFC didn’t account for h...
19:00, 07/11/2019

Trump’s July 4 spectacle was inspired by France. To some outside the U.S., it looks more like China. The tenor of Trump’s “Salute to America” has more in common with the garish public ceremonies held by autocratic regimes like Russia, North Korea and China, critics say....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Destiny 2 Outbreak Perfected Quest: How to get the Outbreak Perfected Exotic and Catalyst? An old friend from Destiny's Rise of Iron Expansion returns to Destiny 2 Forsaken - but it can be tricky to get. Here's how to complete the Zero Hour mission and earn the Outbreak Perfected exotic Pulse Rifle....
15:51, 05/11/2019

Like a Boss: Whitney Wolfe Herd’s Work Diary: Fighting Misogyny, One Bumble Brand at a Time The dating-app founder’s week includes testifying before the Texas Legislature, planning a new headquarters and avoiding a lethally enthusiastic Great Dane....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Medical pot shrinks with legalization An Associated Press analysis finds that when states legalize both medical and non-medical marijuana, medical cannabis shrinks. The data show Oregon’s medical marijuana registry shrank the most, dropping nearly two-thirds since 2015. (June 11        ...
11:51, 06/11/2019

Europeans, China, Russia to meet Iran in Vienna on July 28 Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China will meet Iran in Vienna on July 28 to discuss how to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the EU's foreign policy service said in a statement on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/23/2019

China trade war could make next year's July 4 fireworks fizzle The fireworks industry is warning that a continued trade war with China could make next year’s Fourth of July displays fizzle early. The vast majority of all fireworks are imported from China, and there aren’t feasible options to get them from anywhere else should the White House go ahead with its p...
07:17, 07/04/2019

GE Swings to Quarterly Profit as It Shrinks General Electric swung to a first quarter profit, reporting stronger cash production than expected. The conglomerate left its full-year expectations unchanged....
14:17, 04/30/2019

Pakistan Received $6.5 Billion Loan From China In July-April: Report For the first time Pakistan has disclosed that it has taken a total debt of $6.5 billion from China in the current financial year, which is equal to 75 per cent of the total foreign loans of $8.6......
21:00, 05/23/2019

India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC With a market share of 28.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019, HP maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market, IDC said...
15:00, 05/23/2019

UK economy shrinks after Brexit car factory shutdowns Vehicle output falls by 24% as firms including BMW and Peugeot pause productionThe British economy shrank in April amid a dramatic decline in car production ahead of the original Brexit deadline, according to official figures.According to the Office for National Statistics, gross domestic product (G...
16:51, 06/10/2019

US trade deficit shrinks to $50.8 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit shrank in April, but the politically sensitive deficit with China moved higher. The Commerce Department says the gap between the goods and services the U.S. buys and what it sells abroad fell 2.1% to $50.8 billion in April from March. Exports fell 2.2% to $20...
15:51, 06/06/2019

German economy shrinks, now 1 step from new recession The German economy, which has struggled to find growth for a year, contracted during the second quarter of 2019, government figures showed Wednesday....
14:34, 08/14/2019

China's service sector activity grows at slower pace in July: official PMI China's services sector activity grew at a slower pace in July, an official survey showed on Wednesday, heaping pressure on Beijing which is counting on the sector to help weather a sharp hit to its manufacturers and the economy from the Sino-U.S. trade war....
08:51, 07/31/2019

China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates China's economy stumbled more sharply than expected in July, with industrial output growth cooling to a more than 17-year low, as the intensifying U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on businesses and consumers....
19:00, 08/14/2019

UK economy shrinks for first time since 2012 as Brexit bites The British economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter for the first time since 2012 as Brexit uncertainties heaped pressure on firms, official figures showed Friday....
02:17, 08/10/2019

UK economy shrinks as Brexit and leadership race grind on The U.K. is looking increasingly in limbo when it comes to its political and economic life as the country awaits a new prime minister and the outcome of Brexit....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Kentucky Derby field shrinks to 19, wet track forecast The field for Saturday's Kentucky Derby shrank to 19 Friday with the scratch of Haikal as forecasters called for the third straight year of a wet track on Derby Day in Louisville....
18:17, 05/03/2019

North Korea's economy shrinks most in 21 years in 2018 North Korea's economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, hit by international sanctions to stop its nuclear program and by severe drought, according to South Korea's central bank....
05:51, 07/26/2019

Blue Apron Delivers Better Margins as Business Shrinks Blue Apron posted its first quarterly profit by one key metric since going public nearly two years ago but continued to lose customers for its meal kits....
15:34, 04/30/2019

Births in Italy hit record low in 2018, population shrinks again The number of babies born in Italy hit a new record low in 2018, the population shrank and the average age crept higher, national statistics office ISTAT said on Wednesday....
16:51, 07/03/2019

Ultimate Fighting Championship Shrinks Its 'Debt Cushion' UFC Holdings, the company behind the Ultimate Fighting Championship, completed a loan deal worth more than $400 million Friday that will save money but reduce some protections for senior lenders....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Japan's Marubeni says U.S. unit Columbia Grain stopped new soybean sales to China from July 24 Japanese trading house Marubeni Corp said on Friday that U.S. unit Columbia Grain Trading Inc stopped all new sales of soybeans to Chinese customers from July 24, saying earnings from the business had been hit by the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China....
07:34, 07/26/2019

Asia markets decline as data shows July manufacturing activity in China contracted The Shanghai composite fell 0.81% on Thursday as data from a private survey showed that China's manufacturing activity contracted again in July....
11:17, 08/01/2019

Global recession fears grow as factory activity shrinks Factory activity slowed in the United States, Europe and Asia last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers to step up support....
19:00, 06/03/2019

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 as Brexit Worries Take Toll The British economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as uncertainty over the country’s planned departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 took its toll on business confidence....
03:51, 08/10/2019

South Korea's first quarter GDP shrinks, adding pressure for rate cut South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates....
05:00, 06/04/2019

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus....
10:51, 06/03/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening trade war....
06:34, 05/14/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
02:17, 05/16/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest trade war since the 1930s. President Donald Trump more than doubled import taxes on $200 billion worth...
07:00, 05/11/2019

CBOE JULY 2009 VOLUME AVERAGES 4.3 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY; JULY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM JUNE 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD JULY 2008 Chicago, August 3, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume for July 2009 averaged 4.3 million contracts per day, a decline of 25 percent from 5.7 million contracts average daily volume (ADV) during July 2008, the most active July and third-highest volume m...
08:51, 05/03/2019

June Steam hardware survey: The Rift-Vive cap shrinks … sort of The Oculus Rift still leads the charge with 44.12% of the overall VR headset use on Steam, and HTC is at 42.42%. That’s a difference of just 1.7%.Read More...
06:34, 07/07/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, service branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

As pool of eligible recruits shrinks, military branches compete more than ever for enlistees U.S. service branches are in a battle to recruit from an ever-shrinking pool of eligible military recruits.        ...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Recession fears grow as UK economy shrinks on back of Brexit chaos A 0.2% contraction between April and June is first fall in GDP in six and a half yearsBusiness live blog – pound weakens as economy contractsFears that the UK could be heading for its first recession in a decade have been stoked by grim official figures showing that the economy contracted in the sec...
10:51, 08/10/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks....
07:34, 05/13/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 on about 5,200 American products, including batter...
00:17, 05/14/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
16:51, 06/19/2019

China’s investment in US drops 83% amid growing mistrust WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83% last year, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two biggest economies. The Rhodium Group research firm says China sank $5 billion last year into direct investments in America, down from $29 billion in 2...
08:00, 05/08/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade......
18:17, 05/15/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
22:51, 05/13/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasuries jumped with the yen on demand for haven assets. The S&P 500 headed for the biggest decline since...
17:00, 05/13/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
14:00, 05/11/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable view.       ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakening global demand....
16:17, 07/15/2019

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market declined 7.8% to $39.3 billion, customs data ...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:00, 08/16/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal....
10:51, 05/10/2019

The U.S. and China Will Resume Talks Amid Ongoing Trade War U.S. officials and some outside experts say they expect this week’s meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to head off an escalating trade war and restart trade negotiations between the world’s two largest economic powers. The two leaders are scheduled to meet o...
14:00, 06/24/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump signaled that talks could drag on beyond this week....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two economic superpowers....
19:00, 05/23/2019

CORRECTED-FOREX-Yuan, dollar soar and safe-haven currencies slide after U.S.-China trade truce (July 1) The dollar and offshore Chinese yuan rallied on Monday after the United States and China agreed to restart their troubled trade talks, while the Japanese yen and Swiss franc were the big casualties as investors sold safe-haven currencies....
13:00, 07/02/2019

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face the same array of disagreements that caused talks to break down in May....
06:00, 07/15/2019

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports. The National Bureau of Statistics and an industry group, the China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing, said Frid...
09:00, 05/31/2019

China's Huawei eyes new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant continues to ramp up its presence in Latin America to the displeasure of U.S. authorities....
15:51, 08/09/2019

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with China....
19:51, 05/23/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against Washington's escalation in the trade war between the world's two largest economies....
18:17, 05/31/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resumption of substantive trade talks with Beijing. We are doing very well with China, and talking! &...
05:17, 08/19/2019

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed their alarm over the U.S.-China trade war with one warning it may spiral out of control. The long-raging territorial conflicts and the protracted dispute...
08:00, 06/23/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
01:51, 07/30/2019

Amid Trade War Between US, China, India Finds An Opportunity: Report Economies, including Vietnam and Malaysia, have benefited from businesses trying to sidestep tariffs, while India has largely missed out on any investment gains....
13:51, 06/25/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
04:34, 05/23/2019

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with China. “We will ensure that the farmers will get the relief that they need and very, very quickly. It’s a good time to be a farmer, we’re gonna make s...
04:34, 05/24/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto tariffs....
08:17, 05/18/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts say aims to punish US and foreign firms cutting......
08:34, 06/01/2019

Amid Tariff War, China No Longer US' Top Trading Partner. Slips To Third As a result of their ongoing trade war, China is no longer the top trading partner of the United States and has been replaced by America's neighbours Mexico and Canada, according to a media report....
13:51, 08/03/2019

Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat Global stocks were slightly lower on Wednesday as investors sought safety in bonds, the Japanese yen and Swiss franc in muted trade amid renewed worries over the U.S.-China spat after reports Washington has another Chinese tech firm in its sights....
12:17, 05/22/2019

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s navy has held a major live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes. Wednesday’s drills are part of the annual Han Kuang exercises that simulate an attack by China, which claims Taiwan...
11:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
04:00, 05/22/2019

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei executive in Vancouver....
02:34, 07/14/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Oil rises amid surging China crude imports, US sanctions Oil prices rose on Wednesday as U.S. sanctions on crude exporters Iran and Venezuela as well as ongoing supply cuts by producers have left markets tight just as crude imports to China rose to a record for April....
11:34, 05/08/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relations between the two countries....
00:34, 07/14/2019

U.S. markets plummet on Wall Street amid warnings over China All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
20:34, 08/05/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Asia markets decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases in response to new American tariffs....
11:34, 08/06/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said Monday the new penalty duties of 5% to 25% on hun...
15:51, 05/13/2019

US warship sails through Taiwan strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference in its relationship with the island...
09:34, 07/25/2019

Seattle Genetics, Astellas drug rapidly shrinks tumors in bladder cancer study An experimental drug developed by Seattle Genetics Inc and Astellas Pharma Inc led to significant, rapid tumor shrinkage in patients with advanced bladder cancer who had been previously treated with immunotherapy and chemotherapy in a midstage trial, according to data presented on Monday....
04:00, 06/04/2019

Taiwan calls China tourism ban a "mistake" amid rising tension Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday called Beijing's ban on individual tourists to the island a "major strategic mistake" amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China....
07:17, 08/01/2019

US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing....
15:34, 07/25/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariffs by 15 percent on exports -- the latest salvo in the trade war....
14:51, 05/10/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal....
02:34, 06/11/2019

China suspends Canadian meat imports amid Huawei dispute TORONTO (AP) — China is suspending all meat imports from Canada amid their dispute over the Canadian detention of a top executive at the Chinese tech company Huawei. The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement on its website Tuesday that the move follows Chinese customs inspectors’ detec...
02:34, 06/26/2019

METALS-Copper extends losses amid lacklustre China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries of lean demand from China, the world's biggest consumer of the red metal....
13:17, 07/09/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
19:51, 05/10/2019

China’s April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise BEIJING (AP) — China’s April exports fell 2.7% from a year ago amid the country’s tariff war with Washington, while imports rebounded to 4% growth. The data reported Wednesday come ahead of a new round of talks aimed at ending the fight with the Trump administration over Beijing’s ...
08:00, 05/08/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pakistani brides, according to a media report....
10:34, 05/15/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a trade war with the U.S....
13:34, 08/14/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
11:17, 06/06/2019

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
22:00, 06/05/2019

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
00:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant ramps up its presence in Latin America despite U.S. objections....
20:51, 08/09/2019

Taiwan sharply boosts defense budget amid China tension Taiwan unveiled its largest defense spending increase in more than a decade on Thursday amid rising military tensions with its giant neighbor China, which considers the self-ruled island its own and has not renounced the use of force against it....
12:34, 08/15/2019

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory amid 5G push Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chinese telecom giant ramps up its presence in Latin America despite U.S. objections....
21:51, 08/09/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between......
08:00, 05/20/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export controls for materials that are critical to......
09:51, 06/05/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of tense ties between the world's two biggest economies....
06:00, 05/20/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s data prompted suggestions Beijing will need to prop up economic growth with more government spending. Government data showed growth in factory output dec...
08:34, 05/15/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
19:00, 06/25/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalating trade tensions with the United States....
14:51, 05/22/2019

China's Didi Seeks to Raise Up to $2 Billion Amid Uber Revival Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing Technology is looking to raise fresh funds in the hope that investor enthusiasm in the sector has recovered after initial public offerings of Uber and Lyft....
21:17, 07/17/2019

China's top official in Hong Kong again backs leader amid crisis China's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday the central government in Beijing continues to support Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is grappling with the city's greatest political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
10:34, 07/11/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
23:00, 05/27/2019

METALS-Copper prices drop amid U.S.-China trade deadlock Copper prices fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy as Washington and Beijing appeared at a deadlock in talks to end a bitter trade war....
04:17, 05/13/2019

Aussie swimmer snubs China's Sun Yang amid doping dispute Fellow athletes have offered support to Australian swimmer Mack Horton for his boycott of the podium ceremony of a Chinese rival. Olympic winner Sun Yang is accused of cheating after he smashed up his own doping samples....
14:17, 07/22/2019

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political uncertainty....
05:17, 07/03/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff with China continues....
08:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
11:17, 05/08/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state secrets charges....
18:34, 05/16/2019

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resolve deep differences on how to end a year-long trade war....
01:51, 07/29/2019

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were hit by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade war....
13:51, 07/05/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing that reinforced concerns about a potentially lengthy battle harming global growth....
22:34, 05/30/2019

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its hogs to African swine fever....
08:17, 08/03/2019

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United States....
20:34, 05/31/2019

India's foreign minister visits China amid Kashmir crisis The crisis in India-controlled Kashmir, which is reeling from New Delhi's shock decision this week to revoke its autonomy, is likely to dominate the talks between India's foreign minister and Chinese officials....
17:53, 08/11/2019

China's natural gas consumption grows in first-quarter amid pollution fight: Xinhua China's natural gas consumption grew steadily in the first quarter amid the country's fight against air pollution, the official Xinhua News Agency reported....
20:00, 05/04/2019

Markets fall sharply amid fears of full-scale US-China currency war Yuan devaluation latest escalation of trade war but could help offset US tariffs Financial markets around the world have fallen sharply amid growing fears that the US-China trade dispute could escalate into a full-scale currency war, with damaging consequences for the world economy.London-listed sha...
16:00, 08/05/2019

U.S. planning to support farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to support American farmers amid a trade dispute with China that has hit the U.S. agricultural sector hard....
17:17, 05/10/2019

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify what countermeasures it planned....
22:00, 08/06/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens marginally lower amid U.S.-China trade worries Canada's main stock index opened marginally lower on Wednesday, as gains in material and energy shares were more than offset by concerns about the outcome of U.S.-China trade talks....
16:51, 05/08/2019

Ottawa expands insurance for Canadian canola exporters amid China dispute Ottawa increased the insurance coverage available for canola exporters, a government corporation said on Thursday, as it seeks to reduce trade risks amid a dispute with China....
21:34, 06/13/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
07:17, 07/09/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a Bank of America Merrill Lynch economist on Wednesday....
12:51, 06/05/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four years, according to his embassy. Ambassador Terry Branstad is visiting China’s Qinhai province and the bordering Tibet Autonomous Region from Sun...
12:17, 05/20/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets subdued amid U.S.-China trade fears A benchmark Latin American stock index fell on Thursday, while most Latin American currencies softened against the dollar, with investors shifting to safer assets as they awaited new developments in the U.S.-China trade war. Increased U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are due t...
01:00, 05/10/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral relations....
18:00, 06/27/2019

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and monitor Chinese economic data....
11:34, 07/15/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the United States and China have threatened to spark a full-blown currency war after Beijing allowed the yuan to drop below a level it had previously defe...
09:51, 08/05/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, which came hours after President Donald Trump accu...
13:34, 08/06/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mohammad Javad Zarif at the Diaoyutai state guesthou...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Oil steady in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs Oil prices were steady in volatile trading on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relations between the United States and China....
09:34, 05/27/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talks....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
06:51, 06/19/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
15:51, 05/07/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Chinese goods shocked financial markets and fueled worries that trade talks may be derailed....
10:00, 05/07/2019

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-ruled island, but gave no details....
06:17, 08/01/2019

REFILE-U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for two sides struggling to resolve deep differences on how to end a year-long trade war....
05:51, 07/29/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for conflict between the U.S. and Iran in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
08:51, 06/19/2019

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, as travel demand remains weak amid an escalating U.S.-China trade war....
09:00, 08/06/2019

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing U.S.-China trade....
12:34, 08/08/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data releases....
10:00, 04/29/2019

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dominated by companies in South Korea and the United States....
13:17, 07/01/2019

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector....
23:34, 07/11/2019

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in the former British colony deepened....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of cargo in June, as the trade standoff between Washington and Beijing disrupts global supply chains....
02:00, 07/12/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs        ...
11:34, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales volumes to the country due to the trade war with the United States have cut earnings....
05:34, 07/27/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose a national security threat....
01:00, 05/16/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting to economic data out of China....
13:17, 06/14/2019

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having harmed Chinese firms' interests, state media said....
12:34, 05/31/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets....
23:51, 05/13/2019

Huawei outsells smartphone rivals in China, tightens market grip amid U.S. spat China's Huawei Technologies cemented its dominance of the domestic smartphone market in the second quarter, with shipments and market share rising, as Chinese customers backed the embattled firm amid its trade fight with the United States....
11:51, 07/30/2019

China says some Hong Kong protesters' behavior 'intolerable' amid fears military could step in A spokesman for China's Defense Ministry said Wednesday that the behavior of some demonstrators during months-long protests in Hong Kong has been "absolutely intolerable" amid fears that Beijing's military could step in to control the tumult in the semi-autonomous region....
02:00, 07/25/2019

Givenchy, Coach Join Versace To Apologise To China Amid Hong Kong Unrest As tensions in Hong Kong continue to escalate after months of political unrest, China has sought to rein in international brands that have mistakenly identified the semiautonomous territory - and......
02:51, 08/13/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended Wednesday, according to data released by......
03:34, 05/17/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...
04:51, 06/24/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest economies will be able to resolve their trade dispute anytime soon....
11:34, 05/13/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
14:17, 05/21/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensions in the Middle East after tanker attacks there last week....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
13:17, 08/02/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
19:51, 07/27/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian product....
17:17, 05/01/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
04:17, 05/17/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
20:34, 06/28/2019

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
19:51, 07/12/2019

AMD schedules Epyc Rome for Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7 In a pre-show Computex 2019 keynote, AMD announced Epyc Rome was coming in Q3 2019, Navi GPUs in July, and third-generation Ryzen on July 7.Read More...
11:51, 05/27/2019

July VIX Futures Trading Volume Rises 64% From July 2011 CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (the VIX® Index) during July 2012 totaled nearly two million contracts, well ahead of July 2011 and down from a record June 2012. ...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong protests are like terrorism, says China as paramilitary forces gather amid fears army could be used against demonstrators Images emerged today of Chinese paramilitary forces assembling only 20 miles from Hong Kong as Beijing claimed the protests there were "no different to terrorism"....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Warning of Brexit impact as economy 'shrinks for first time since EU vote' Britain's Brexit-battered economy has started to shrink for the first time since the country voted to quit the EU in 2016, new figures signalled today....
20:34, 07/03/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an additional $325 billion worth of Chinese goods if needed....
02:17, 07/17/2019

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
07:17, 06/13/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although trading was tight ahead of holidays in top consumer China....
10:34, 04/29/2019

Pedro Martinez says Phillies had swine flu during 2009 World Series The Phillies lost the World Series in six games to the Yankees and pitcher Pedro Martinez is now revealing that teammates were sick.       ...
03:00, 08/06/2019

'Incredible' and 'crazy:' Antarctic sea ice shrinks dramatically to record low levels Sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk to record low levels over the past few years, a new study suggests, following decades of expansion.        ...
21:34, 07/02/2019

Pedro Martinez: Swine flu hurt Phillies in World Series loss to Yankees The 2009 swine flu pandemic affected thousands of people around the world and — according to Pedro Martinez — the World Series, as well. “It wasn’t told, but most of us were sick,” the former Phillies pitcher told the Philadelphia Inquirer. “Some of the guys had swine flu and had t...
18:34, 08/05/2019

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever dream” turns up in literature and popular cu...
20:00, 06/11/2019

Everything you need to know to protect your pet from valley fever TUCSON – Valley fever is a fungus that can only be found in Arizona and the San Joaquin Valley in California. It grows in the dirt and can be spread when the spores enter the air and get inhaled. News 4 Tucson spoke with Dr. Jennifer Wilcox, the chief of veterinary services at the Pima Animal ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

The GOP has caught autocratic fever A majority of conservative Republicans say the country's problems would be dealt with more effectively if a president didn't have to worry so much about Congress or the courts....
01:34, 08/08/2019

Five ways to beat hay fever One in four of us are affected by this seasonal allergy. We asked experts for their adviceHay fever is increasingly common and now affects about one in four of the population, says Glenis Scadding, a consultant allergist at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear hospital. Citing official advice fro...
18:34, 05/12/2019

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 malls....
05:51, 07/01/2019

Have space fever? Here are five jobs that will take you closer to the stars From space historian to space doctor, jobs that will take you where no man has gone before are becoming more mainstream.        ...
11:34, 07/23/2019

Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever Nicaragua’s government has issued an epidemiological alert over the spread of dengue fever, which has killed at least eight people this year and is suspected of sickening some 55,000...
03:51, 08/01/2019

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 Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 91-69 on Friday night. Griner had 17 points in the first half to help build a 50-38 lead, and Phoenix (4-5) opened the four...
09:34, 06/29/2019

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her hands, which may have contributed to her infectio...
04:17, 06/05/2019

Kelsey Mitchell hits 5 3s in Fever’s 92-77 win over Liberty INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and the Indiana Fever handed the New York Liberty their 15th straight loss, 92-77 on Saturday night. The Fever scored the first 11 points of the game and made 11 of 16 shots in the first quarter to lead 26-7. The Liberty we...
06:17, 06/02/2019

Kendall Jenner Says She Sometimes Gets ''The Fever'' When It Comes to Wanting Babies Oh baby, baby! Kendall Jenner revealed she goes "in and out of phases" when it comes to wanting children. Currently, she's the odd ball in her family, as her brother Rob......
04:00, 05/03/2019

Fever have travel woes getting home from Seattle The Indiana Fever had quite an adventure getting back home after finishing off a three-game road trip in Seattle on Sunday       ...
03:17, 06/25/2019

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 Chicago Sky 76-69 on Friday night. Indiana (5-5) is one victory shy of matching its victory total from last season. Candice Dupree had 14 points, 10 reboun...
04:51, 06/22/2019

The Londoner: Love Island fever grips Westminster In Today's Londoner: Love Island fever grips Westminster | DJ Jessie lets us in on her big Table Manners secret | Hungry David seeks his inner cat | Rees-Mogg's Dictionary...
17:51, 07/30/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
10:17, 07/16/2019

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
13:34, 06/17/2019

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87       ...
00:51, 06/10/2019

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seconds left, Candice Dupree drove the lane and dished...
04:51, 05/25/2019

Lynx hold off Fever 78-74 after losing 22-point lead Odyssey Sims scored 25 points, including two free throws with 29.1 seconds left, and the Minnesota Lynx held off the Indiana Fever 78-74 on Tuesday night despite blowing a 22-point lead       ...
03:34, 06/26/2019

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
15:34, 06/10/2019

Democratic impeachment fever dies down after Mueller hearing The fever to impeach President Trump has stalled in the fractured House Democratic conference following special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony. Without any major bombshells from Mueller, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took Democrats into a six-week summer recess without initiating any proceedings. P...
06:17, 07/26/2019

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Erica Wheeler scored seven straight points for the Fever, the last two coming from the free throw line to tie the game at 61 w...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
18:17, 05/27/2019

Elena Delle Donne returns to help Mystics top Fever in OT Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, Kristi Toliver had six of her 17 in overtime and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana 95-88       ...
04:51, 07/20/2019

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 more than two decades....
16:34, 06/19/2019

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was in 2011 when there were 16,000 cases reported to t...
12:51, 07/17/2019

Pokemon GO July 2019 Research Quest Rewards: What are the July 2019 Field Research Quests? POKEMON GO Field Research Quests typically rotate every month. Here's everything you need to know, including all the details for the field research quests, tasks and rewards in July 2019....
20:17, 07/01/2019

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
12:34, 04/29/2019

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 the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
07:34, 06/20/2019

Cabin fever: the Cuprinol shed of the year shortlist – in pictures Celebrating the great British shed in all its forms – from the miniature to the massive, the modern to the traditional, the cosy to the minimal and everything in between. The competition welcomes entries in all shapes, sizes and functions, with 21 shortlisted works of art waiting to be voted Cuprino...
14:51, 07/25/2019

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....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday, the head of the local organising commit...
01:51, 06/07/2019

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, for the Storm (4-3), who had a double-figure lead l...
03:51, 06/12/2019

India orders probe into 'brain fever' child deaths An encephalitis outbreak in India's Bihar state has killed more than 150 children so far. Public anger over the crisis has been growing, with both the state and federal government accused of "negligence and inaction."...
18:34, 06/24/2019

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
21:17, 06/16/2019

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow fever Epidemics (EYE) in Africa strategy, which was...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Sportwatch: GWS v Sydney, Sea Eagles v Knights, Vixens v Fever and more – live! Updates from around Australia on a busy day of sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 6.33am BST Drugs in sport: Fascinating article from Ben Hill today on the doping saga surrounding Shayna Jack and how she would be feeling. The waters around the supplements that are legal and those that a...
07:51, 08/03/2019

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of rich oilfields that funded government largesse for ...
13:17, 06/08/2019

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        ...
06:00, 05/25/2019

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 the Indiana Fever 102-97 on Saturday night. The Aces (7-5) took the lead for good at 95-94 on Cambage’s basket with 1:34 left in overtime. Camba...
13:51, 06/30/2019

'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 the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
20:00, 06/27/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declared the disease eradicated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
16:34, 04/29/2019

What to know about the nationwide hepatitis A outbreak Hepatitis A outbreaks are spreading across the country, from California to Kentucky. The virus has sickened more than 23,600 people and killed more than 230 people since 2016, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Now public health experts are worried that the virus may soon b...
18:17, 08/13/2019

Dozens of kids are dead in India from ‘brain fever’ linked to lychees More than 150 children have died in eastern India from a “brain fever” believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, officials said. Health officials said Monday that at least 152 children have died from acute encephalitis syndrome in the country’s Bihar state, ...
16:17, 06/24/2019

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition in which the state and central governments were accused of negligence....
16:00, 06/24/2019

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis on comicbook.com—and after years of writing undera...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Scrooge gets afflicted with "gold fever" in a reference-heavy but very enjoyable DuckTales Back when David Tennant was the Doctor on Doctor Who, there were two animated Doctor Who stories in which he also voiced his titular role. Don’t bother to look them up, they’re pretty horrible. But what did stick out was Tennant’s vocal talents; he was able to infuse his animated version with the sa...
01:17, 05/10/2019

LAPD employee contracts contagious bacteria that causes deadly typhoid fever An employee at the Los Angeles Police Department has contracted the bacteria that causes the life-threatening typhoid fever, the department said Wednesday....
08:34, 05/30/2019

'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 living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
16:00, 06/21/2019

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman – which the US blames on Iran, though questions ...
14:17, 06/18/2019

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 Mitchell added 18 points for Indiana (4-3). The Fever also beat the Wings on Friday night in Indianapolis Kayla Thornton led the short-handed Wings (0-5) wi...
04:34, 06/14/2019

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."...
11:51, 06/14/2019

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-game road losing streak       ...
00:34, 07/15/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Dogs owners concerned with local park after cases of Valley Fever TUCSON – Several dog owners are upset with the conditions at Sixth Avenue Park. Those owners said their pets are catching Valley Fever. They believe it’s because of the dirt at the park, which they say was grass before the city stopped watering it. Max Gardner’s dog, Ezra, is a res...
20:51, 05/13/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to the Johnson Space Center. Just shy of his 40th birth...
21:17, 07/19/2019

"Doing What Needs To Be Done": Ram Vilas Paswan On Encephalitis Outbreak Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that he is doing whatever needs to be done along with Health Minister and Chief Minister of Bihar to......
19:17, 06/28/2019

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 Organization announced Tuesday....
06:17, 06/12/2019

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data shows the outbreak started in March. Since then, five cases have been reported. Hepatitis A can be prevented by a vaccine. Officials said more than 700...
08:00, 05/22/2019

One year later, Ebola outbreak isn't slowing down The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been spreading there for a year, and American federal officials reported Thursday that the deadly virus is showing no sign of abating....
00:17, 08/02/2019

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 in the Muzaffarpur district of Bihar....
14:00, 06/18/2019

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of them children, in recent weeks....
05:51, 06/07/2019

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 listeria outbreak...
17:51, 06/17/2019

CDC: 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 Control, 45 people in 13 states have become ill after coming in contact with pig ear dog treats. Pile of pig ears for dogs./ Getty Images No deaths have b...
00:17, 07/05/2019

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children have died and 437 others between the ages of 4 and 10 are being treated in hospitals in Muzaffarpur district, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Patna, ...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
05:00, 08/07/2019

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 Wednesday....
21:34, 07/12/2019

Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe get lighthouse fever in a new nightmare from the director of The Witch Controversy, like long lines and coffee breath, is inevitable at the Cannes Film Festival. Last year, Lars von Trier supplied the lions’ share of it, as is his wont. This year, it comes from Quentin Tarantino, who may or may not dramatize Sharon Tate’s murder in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (I’ll f...
12:34, 05/21/2019

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 on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve ever seen, singing and playing guitar in front of a...
00:00, 06/18/2019

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

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 the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
03:17, 06/19/2019

5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food LONDON (AP) — The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads. Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Saturday he wants “a radical new approach” to the food served in hospitals. Officials have linked...
15:00, 06/15/2019

Outbreak of hepatitis A reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – Cochise County Health Department has issued a county-wide hepatitis A alert after the county received five confirmed cases of the liver infection since March. According to officials, the department has also seen several individuals with risk factors of Hepatitis A in th...
04:00, 05/09/2019

‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 people hit by measles outbreak across Europe Measles is spreading at a terrifying rate across Europe with more than 100,000 people hit by the outbreak in the last year. Authorities are being urged to increase their response to combat the deadly surge in the preventable disease, The World Health Organization (WHO) said. In February, the organiz...
01:51, 05/11/2019

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 in the US....
02:34, 05/25/2019

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 World Health Organization's Africa head said on Tuesday, despite a new "vaccine-derived" outbreak....
19:00, 05/28/2019

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh province, that has till now affected over 600 people,......
20:00, 05/28/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
04:34, 07/18/2019

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains inaccessible due to conflict or remoteness....
16:17, 08/01/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
17:34, 06/12/2019

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 about all the rumors she’s heard. “In the beginning people thought Ebola wasn’t a real illness, it was brought in by white people,&rd...
20:34, 06/20/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in August last year.So far, there have been 1,994 confirm...
20:17, 06/03/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
16:51, 06/13/2019

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system. The health department said at least 16 patients admitted to the 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City hospital after its opening April 28 have been diagno...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Tuberculosis outbreak at German school infects over 100 An unusually high number of students and teachers at a school in southwestern Germany have been infected with tuberculosis. Health officials are scouring the school for clues about why the disease spread....
02:17, 08/02/2019

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending products....
14:34, 07/19/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 17 people have fallen ill....
04:00, 05/26/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says....
05:51, 05/10/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
08:34, 05/17/2019

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics....
21:00, 07/17/2019

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
21:17, 07/18/2019

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 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was really strong, and we were almost falling off our ladde...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when fans of Sex And The City talk about their favorite ...
00:51, 05/21/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in public....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents have filed suit against a catering company controlled by a Kremlin-connected businessman. Parents of 41 children filed two lawsuits against Moscow author...
11:34, 05/14/2019

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
14:51, 07/18/2019

US briefing: Alabama abortion ban, Ebola outbreak and Iran Wednesday’s top story: Alabama Republicans pass nation’s strictest abortion law. Plus, the Midwest towns under existential threat from climate changeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:51, 05/15/2019

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 100 civilians, according to the United Nations. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Wednesday that civilians had been “deliberately a...
20:34, 07/03/2019

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Encephalitis Outbreak Worsens Assam's Flood Ordeal With waters receding, the flood crisis in Assam is showing signs of improvement. But 38-year-old Dalimi Kalita wades through her waterlogged courtyard in Chandrapur, about 30 km away from Guwahati,......
21:00, 07/20/2019

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.        ...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of Butembo and Katwa have come under repeated attack from rebel groups. The conflict forced internationa...
22:00, 05/04/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and died down in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, e...
11:17, 06/13/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert committee to ...
10:51, 06/13/2019

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 bulletin from the Centers for Disease Control. The infections have resulted in over two dozen hospitalizations and, while no deaths have been reported, healt...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
20:17, 06/05/2019

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their exposure risk, according to public health experts battling the nation’s largest outbreak since the virus was deemed eliminated in 2000....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Don't give your dog pig ear pet treats, FDA says, warning of salmonella outbreak The CDC and FDA are advising consumers to avoid pig ear pet treats are advising retailers to stop selling them amid a growing salmonella outbreak.       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

“Quacks” blamed for HIV outbreak that infected hundreds of kids Enlarge / A Pakistani paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test at a state-run hospital in Rato Dero in the district of Larkana of the southern Sindh province on May 9, 2019. (credit: Getty | RIZWAN TABASSUM) More than 600 people—most of them children, aged one month to 15 years—h...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system. Martin and Rebecca Brown, from Orient, sued Mount Carmel Grove City in Franklin County on Tuesday. Anna Hillis, of Grove City, filed suit F...
22:51, 06/15/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated as the spread of the disease intensifies....
02:34, 05/10/2019

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo KINSHASA, Congo — Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases, including one death, confirmed in South Kivu, according to the government health ministry. The movement of the potentially deadly disease to a new province highlights the difficulties that health workers...
03:34, 08/17/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contain the disease. Health Minister Oly Ilunga told The...
01:00, 05/04/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new cases nationwide, raising the total number sickened this year to 880 people....
21:51, 05/20/2019

Why the Latest Ebola Outbreak Is Raising Global Alarms Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and faded in 2016 killed more than 11,000 people, excee...
12:00, 08/15/2019

28 quarantined on Scientology cruise ship over measles outbreak WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Church of Scientology that is under quarantine following a confirmed case of measles. Dr. Izzy Gerstenbluth said the group is required to stay on the 440-f...
18:51, 05/12/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
02:17, 06/15/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been unable to contain the virus in the Democratic Repu...
01:17, 06/15/2019

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 outbreak....
06:34, 06/29/2019

E. coli outbreak spreads across 10 states, infects 156 people A total of 156 people across 10 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli implicated in the latest outbreak, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported....
23:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed cases to 764, federal health officials said on Monday....
19:00, 05/06/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert committe...
10:17, 06/13/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, federal health officials said on Monday....
16:34, 05/13/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up from 764 cases reported last week, when officials said the outbreak had reached a level not seen in the U.S. in 25 years. Measles cases have been...
20:51, 05/13/2019

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000, federal he...
20:51, 05/27/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
01:17, 07/18/2019