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Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact

A recap of Friday’s top stories: 12 million children may never go to school; Monsoon rains crush Rohingya shelters; 3.9 million Malians in need of humanitarian aid; Kenya launches ...

Friday’s Daily Brief: 12 million may miss school, Bangladesh and Mali updates, Kenya’s malaria vaccine, land degradation pact

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Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of insecurity on education in Mali; and the importance of...
20:34, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; boosting resilience in the Sahel; a resurgence of violence in Syria; and human rights in Myanmar and Israel....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:00, 05/03/2019

21 million children miss first dose of measles vaccine every year An estimated 169 million children worldwide have missed out on getting the first dose of a measles vaccine, including more than half a million in the UK...
19:00, 04/28/2019

PM Modi To Make "Good Announcement" On Issue Of Land Degradation Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a "good announcement" on what the country intends to do on the issue of land degradation, the head of the UN entity tackling desertification said as......
15:34, 09/07/2019

PM Modi To Make Good Announcement On Issue Of Land Degradation Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a "good announcement" on what the country intends to do on the issue of land degradation, the head of the UN entity tackling desertification said as......
15:00, 09/07/2019

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes Ibrahim Thiaw....
13:00, 09/03/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Kenya becomes third African nation to introduce world's first malaria vaccine Kenya on Friday added the world's first malaria vaccine to the routine immunization schedule for children under two, becoming the third country in Africa to roll out the vaccine for the disease that kills one child globally every two minutes....
10:17, 09/13/2019

Africa begins world's biggest anti-malaria vaccine campaign Hundreds of thousands of children are to receive a groundbreaking vaccine against the mosquito-born disease in three African countries. It's hoped the campaign will save many lives, but there are some drawbacks....
16:17, 05/01/2019

Delhi Declaration: Countries agree to make ‘land degradation neutrality’ by 2030, a national target for action A major UN conference on fighting desertification agreed on Friday to make the Sustainable Development Goal target of achieving “land degradation neutrality” (LDN), a national target for action....
03:00, 09/14/2019

+++ Fridays for Future global climate strike — live updates +++ More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challenged politicians to do "their jobs for once." Read the latest here....
11:34, 09/20/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
21:51, 04/28/2019

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
11:17, 05/03/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsibility; in 2018, world hit record number of war-dis...
23:17, 06/19/2019

Colorado school shooting updates: STEM school to be closed this week after 1 dead, 8 injured One student is dead and eight others injured after two classmates opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Here's the latest news.        ...
12:51, 05/08/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria and Argentina; and justice experts dicuss how best...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali reconciliation efforts....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon A recap of Friday’s main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal tensions in Mali; Yemen funding crisis threatens reproductive health nationwide; special report on countering terror in Cameroon....
06:34, 09/07/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
22:34, 07/15/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Mumps circulates among migrants, and the vaccine is weak Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:51, 08/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist’s murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexual violence.  ...
22:51, 07/22/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these great workshops We only have two more days until TNW Conference! Things are really coming together now. We’ve started building at NDSM and it’s looking super cool. Check it out: But speaking of getting ready for TNW2019, have you registered for workshops yet? The best companies in tech are sharing their knowledge –...
16:51, 05/07/2019

Pakistan vs Bangladesh result, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Pakistan coasted to a 94-run World Cup victory over Bangladesh at Lord's - but bow out of the competition after failing to produce the unlikely margin of victory needed to claim a semi-final spot....
02:51, 07/06/2019

TNW2019 Daily: Don’t miss these inspiring talks from women in tech There are only nine days left until TNW2019! In today’s newsletter, I’d like to talk about something close to my heart: diversity in the tech industry. As a woman in tech, I’m really excited to join TheNextWomen Summit at TNW Conference. We’ve partnered with our friends at TheNextWomen and Accenture...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Bangladesh's mainstream pupils more radical than Islamic school graduates A police study has revealed that more than half of the country's radicalized students complete their education in general schools. Experts say the government needs to shift focus while targeting potential militants....
15:34, 06/27/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochemical spray probe urged in Paraguay; Libya violence abates during truce, and disarmament conference’s...
08:00, 08/15/2019

DoorDash updates its payment model, but workers still miss out on tips DoorDash aims to be a more ethical food delivery company -- it's already put a focus on sustainability and had delivered voter registration kits along with the standard faire of snacks, meals and beer. But the company has attracted criticism for its......
16:34, 06/28/2019

Jaguar Land Rover details plans to pay drivers for updates New scheme being trialled would enable drivers to earn money for reporting potholes and heavy traffic A new scheme being developed by Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) could allow drivers to earn money for reporting their journeys.  Using ‘smart wallet’ technology, drivers would submit updates about traffic ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Daily on Energy: UN calls for upending entrenched land-use and dietary habits Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:34, 08/08/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas....
23:00, 09/11/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemnation of the Sri Lanka attacks, and an upcoming UN...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,000 mark; and a two-day remembrance effort for those...
01:34, 05/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Jazz Day, the importance of breastfeeding, and updates from Libya, Iran and Mozambique This Tuesday, we cover: the cost of almost one month of fighting in Libya's capital; humanitarian responses in Iran and Mozambique following devastating storms and rains; how breastfeeding can prevent obesity in children; and a very jazzy celebration......
20:34, 04/30/2019

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13:34, 06/17/2019

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15:51, 06/17/2019

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19:17, 06/17/2019

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17:00, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 41 to 45 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 11 to 15 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 26 to 30 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 46 to 50 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 21 to 25 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 16 to 20 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
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West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 1 to 5 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
13:34, 06/17/2019

HHS to provide $23 million to Merck for Ebola vaccine production The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called V920, in response to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
00:00, 08/22/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh LIVE: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live score and latest updates Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies by seven wickets....
22:34, 06/17/2019

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: #GlobalGoals progress, essential meds, updates from Cox’s Bazar, Sudan and DR Congo This Tuesday’s UN top stories are: high-level discussions on the progress made towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; falling behind on universal education dream; the UN list of essential medicines updated; life-threatening floods in Rohingya refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh; and human...
01:34, 07/10/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an exhibit in Geneva and a special event in London....
20:34, 06/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
11:17, 05/03/2019

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Ford, Porsche, Land Rover, BMW among can't-miss vehicles of the Frankfurt Motor Show Volkswagen, Mercedes and Porsche are set to reveal new electric vehicles at the Frankfurt auto show, while Ford and BMW will unveil striking new SUVs.       ...
06:51, 09/10/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Women in peacekeeping, the arrest of Sudan’s leader, updates on Libya, Nigeria and Syria On Thursday, the Security Council looked at the key role played by women in the UN’s peacekeeping operations. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange could be exposed to “serious human rights violations”, following his arrest in the United Kingdom, according a UN independent human rights expert. Fighting c...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: hunger in North Korea, human rights in Iran, updates on DR Congo and Benin This Friday, we cover: a worrying food crisis in the Democratic Republic of North Korea; attacks against civilians in DR Congo; outrage after the execution of child offenders in Iran; concerns over a super cereal distributed by the World Food Programme; and post-electoral violence in Benin....
01:00, 05/04/2019

Wednesday's Daily Brief: 'Ambition and action', key to UNGA, South Sudan, Cameroon peace process updates A recap of Wednesday's top stories: Guterres previews next week's summit agenda; UN and Red Cross appeal to eliminate urban warfare; South Sudan's one-year peace progress report; Cameroon renews call for 'durable peace'; Cities both helping and hurting, when it comes to climate change action. ...
08:17, 09/19/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essential’ for free expression....
21:51, 07/11/2019

Wednesday’s Daily brief: Day 3 of anti-hatred summit, UNFPA turns 50, Ben Stiller #WithRefugees, updates on Abyei and Venezuela This Wednesday, our top stories cover: the 50th birthday of the UN sexual and reproductive health agency (UNFPA); Goodwill Ambassador Ben Stiller advocating for Syrian refugees in the USA; human rights issues in the Philippines and in Venezuela; and an update on the UN peacekeeping misson in Abyei....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pacific is working towards achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ; news from Somalia a...
23:51, 05/31/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Albinism, displacement in Central America, family-friendly nations, updates on the Gulf and Darfur This Thursday, top stories includes: International Albinism Awareness Day; the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, appealing for regional talks on Central America forced displacement; updates on the latest attack on oil tankers in the Gulf and on recent clashes in Darfur; and a new report by UNICEF on the bes...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: the European Charlemagne prize, sexual abuse, transgender rights, Somalia and Libya updates Top stories this Thursday: UN chief Guterres received the Charlemagne Prize for services towards European unification; sexual abuse in Somalia and within the UN; a leap in transgender rights; news from Libya; and new political appointments at the UN.  ...
07:51, 05/31/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
00:00, 05/16/2019

More than half a million Rohingya in Bangladesh get ID cards for first time: UN refugee agency More than 500,000 Rohingya refugees who fled a brutal crackdown in Myanmar two years ago, have received identification cards that the UN insisted on Friday were critical to safeguarding their right to return home....
20:17, 08/09/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection  This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.  ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Guterres in Kenya, Prisoners sick in Iran, #GlobalGoals, Myanmar, Ukraine updates, and new space partnership This Wednesday’s UN top stories are: latest global terror warnings; political prisoners denied health access in Iran; high-level discussions on Sustainable Development Goals; continued abuse of Rohingya in Myanmar; Odessa killings in Ukraine; and partnering with NASA....
00:34, 07/11/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new members at the Security Council; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippines....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: water quality crisis, Yemen and Libya updates, Venezuelan children appeal, ocean protection This Tuesday, we cover: new report on water quality worldwide; Yemen envoy briefs the Security Council on Aden; intensifying clashes in southern Libya; UNICEF appeals for increased aid for Venezuela youngsters; and UN negotiations continue over a new ocean protection agreement.  ...
19:34, 08/21/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNESCO ready to help after Notre Dame fire, and updates on Libya, Nicaragua, and the Cyclone Idai response On Tuesday, top stories include: UNESCO ready to assist in rebuilding Notre Dame in the wake of a devastating fire; Nicaraguan refugees reach 60,000, a year after the crisis started; concern in Libya regarding medical access as hostilities continue; and one million reached with food assistance in Mo...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: ending harassment at work, Khashoggi interview, Yemen food aid, updates on Eritrea, North Korea This Friday: Worldwide violence and harassment ban at work; WFP partially pulls Yemen aid to stem food theft; crackdown on Catholics in Eritrea; Central African Republic food crisis deepens, and much more....
01:34, 06/22/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Harrowing terrorist survivors’ stories, children first in Mediterranean rescues, Yemen and Switzerland updates, new SDG Advocates speak out Our main stories today: Boko Haram terrorist survivors tell their stories; UNICEF speaks out for children adrift on the Mediterranean; UN health agency pushes to stem dengue fever in Yemen; Switzerland declines sponsorship deal with tobacco firm; new SDG Advocates on the job....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Sudan, Libya, Yemen updates, solutions for e-waste, flood response in Iran, online security for children At the top of the news agenda on Wednesday: updates on violence in Sudan’s Darfur and in Libya, how e-waste can become an employment opportunity, help for the 2 million affected by floods in Iran, and efforts to make the internet safer for children....
18:17, 04/28/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
11:17, 05/03/2019

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

Friday’s Daily Brief: solidarity with Japan, call for DR Congo support, family-friendly workplaces, hottest June ever, Venezuela and Afghanistan updates In today’s Daily Brief: UN stands in solidarity with Japan; avoid panic over DR Congo Ebola emergency; ‘transformative shift’ needed towards family-friendly work policies; hottest June EVER; Venezuelan migrant dangers; stop targeting Afghanistan civilians call....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Teen dons crazy costumes daily to greet kid brother after school Big brothers love torturing their younger siblings — but 12-year-old Max Tingle doesn’t seem to mind. Every day when Max gets home from school, he and everyone else on his bus knows to expect his big bother Noah, 17, waiting for him on their front stoop — decked out in a wacky costume. On the....
23:51, 08/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Suicide death every 40 seconds, rights chief on climate change link, Venezuela, Dorian updates, desertification summit latest A recap of Monday’s top stories: Someone dies by suicide every 40 seconds says new report; UN rights chief highlights climate change threat, and “devastating toll” on Venezuela; deputy chief Amina Mohammed says halting desertification is a key part of climate action; health agency pledges millions t...
09:17, 09/10/2019

Miss America, Miss USA and Miss Teen USA Share Why Their Historic Pageant Wins Matter Cheslie Kryst, Nia Franklin and Kaliegh Garris are trailblazers in every sense of the word. For the first time in history, three black women are the titleholders of the three major......
03:34, 08/21/2019

Alice Cooper explains 'death pact' with wife: 'We have a life pact' Alice Cooper made headlines this weekend when it was reported that he and his wife had a "death pact," but explained later that it's not a suicide pact....
18:51, 06/24/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Race against time” for migrants in Mediterranean...
16:34, 08/14/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vaccine alliance Gavi said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/21/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: STIs worldwide, food safety and food prices, updates on Iraq and East Africa This Thursday, we cover: the latest global report by the UN health agency (WHO) on sexually transmitted infections (STIs); the first ever World Food Safety Day, celebrated this Friday; an update on global food prices; updates on the education and farmland situation in Iraq; and a new UN allocation o...
20:51, 06/06/2019

Snapchat had more than 200 million daily users last quarter Snap appears to be working its way out of a downturn. In the company's Q2 earnings release that just dropped. Snap revealed that it had 203 million daily active Snapchat users in the last quarter, up eight percent year-over-year and seven percent qua......
02:34, 07/24/2019

Colorado school shooting updates: Victim identified, heroes emerge. Here's what we know One student is dead and eight others injured after two students opened fire at a suburban Denver STEM school on Tuesday. Here's the latest news.        ...
23:17, 05/08/2019

The Week in Arts: Alvin Ailey Goes Back to School; ‘Younger’ Returns to TV Land Dance performances celebrate the Ailey School’s 50th anniversary; a romantic comedy’s sixth season opens; and the National Gallery of Art becomes an animal house....
09:51, 06/08/2019

For the first time, Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA are all black women For the first time, America's top beauty pageants -- Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America -- have crowned black women as their winners at the same time....
10:00, 05/06/2019

You Don't Want to Miss Drake's Tour of His New $100 Million Private Jet It's good to be Drake. The 32-year-old rapper posted on his Instagram page on Friday a video of a massive private, custom-made plane that he recently acquired. "No......
22:17, 05/10/2019

Dean Obeidallah Is Awarded $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused Mr. Obeidallah, a comedian, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
14:51, 06/17/2019

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
15:17, 07/15/2019

Thank God Formula One is Ditching High Degradation Tires Oh joyous day! With the new regulations set to appear for the 2021 season of Formula One comes a new set of wheel and tire specifications. The sport is reportedly going to be switching to an 18" wheel package for all cars. With this new switch, the FIA will apparently be asking Pirelli for a mo...
04:51, 07/20/2019

Detroit Agrees To Pay $107.6 Million To Buy Land For New Fiat Chrysler Plant The city of Detroit said on Friday it agreed to pay $107.6 million for nearly 215 acres of land needed to construct a new $1.6 billion Fiat Chrysler Automobiles assembly plant....
10:51, 05/04/2019

UK government puts $620 million behind Jaguar Land Rover's EV push The UK government is continuing its electric vehicle push by giving Jaguar Land Rover a £500 million ($620 million) loan guarantee to help advance its position as a global EV maker. This means that should Jaguar Land Rover default, the governme......
15:00, 07/16/2019

Infineon's Cypress deal may land advisers $95 million fee bonanza Banks including Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan are set for a $95 million windfall, their most lucrative payday so far this year for a deal involving a European company, after Infineon's swoop on Cypress Semiconductor....
21:34, 06/03/2019

A Muslim comic took on neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer and won $4.1 million judgment A comic and radio host from New Jersey was awarded a $4.1 million judgment against a neo-Nazi website that falsely accused him of terrorism.        ...
10:34, 06/13/2019

Snapchat Daily Active Users Reach 203 Million in Q2, Beating Estimates Snapchat on Tuesday beat analysts' estimates for user growth and revenue, getting a boost from a better version of its Android app and the launch of new augmented reality photo lenses....
08:00, 07/24/2019

MOST ACTIVE MAY EVER: CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUMEOF 5.0 MILLION CONTRACTS UP 22% FROM YEAR AGO Chicago, June 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that daily trading volume in May averaged five million contracts, up 22 percent compared to average daily volume (ADV) of 4.1 million contracts in May 2008 and down one percent from April 2009.During its most active Ma...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users, beating Slack Microsoft Teams has 13 million daily active users and 19 million weekly active users, more than Google's Hangouts Chat, Facebook's Workplace, and Slack.Read More...
22:51, 07/11/2019

1 million crypto-jacking attempts blocked daily, despite Coinhive’s demise The cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive may have shut down earlier this year, but crypto-jackers are still active across the internet. Many devices originally infected with Coinhive are also still trying to illicitly mine cryptocurrency. According to new figures from Malwarebytes, the cybersecurit...
19:17, 05/02/2019

Google Pulls Scam Samsung Updates App That Was Downloaded 10 Million Times Google has suspended a fraudulent mobile app on the Google Play Store called 'Updates for Samsung' for violating its policies that claimed to offer system-level Android updates to smartphones....
00:34, 07/10/2019

U.S. has lost 24 million acres of natural land in 16 years: independent report The United States has lost the equivalent of nine Grand Canyon national parks, or 24 million acres (9712455.41 hectares) of natural area, between 2001 and 2017 due to agriculture, energy development, housing sprawl and other human factors, making the country more vulnerable to the impacts of climate...
14:34, 08/06/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts £395 million loss due to falling sales Struggling car market and planned Brexit-based plant shutdowns hit British firm's profits, but bosses insist it is on track for 'profitable growth' Jaguar Land Rover recorded a £395 million loss in the last three months, due to declining sales and the impact of a planned Brexit shutdown – but compa...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Facebook Watch almost doubles its viewership in 6 months, hits 140 million daily users The tech giant's YouTube rival boasts more than 720 million monthly users, almost doubling since December.       ...
20:17, 06/12/2019

CBOE Holdings 2010 Daily Trading Volume Averages 4.5 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today reported that 2010 trading volume exceeded one billion contracts for the third consecutive year. Trading volume on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), the company's new alternative mark...
07:34, 05/03/2019

2020 Land Rover Defender Breaches 1.2 Million Kilometre Test Milestone The next-generation 2020 Land Rover Defender has achieved a new test and development milestone, by completing the 1.2-million-kilometre test landmark....
12:34, 04/30/2019

Riot Games says 10-year-old League of Legends hits 8 million concurrent players daily For a 10-year-old game, League of Legends is doing well. Riot Games said today that the game hits about 8 million peak concurrent players daily.Read More...
17:51, 09/17/2019

Founder of neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer should pay $14 million to victim of 'troll storm,' judge says The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be ordered to pay more than $14 million to a Montana real estate agent against whom he organized an anti-Semitic "troll storm," a federal magistrate judge found on Monday....
17:34, 07/16/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Daily Volume Exceeds 100 Million Shares for the First Time CHICAGO, August 25, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Tuesday, August 24 totaled a daily record of 118.8 million shares. This is the first time since CBSX launched in 2007 that daily volume has exceeded 100 million shares in a single day. CBSX share vol...
07:34, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings: Daily Trading Volume Averages Record 4.8 Million Options Contracts in 2011 CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced record 2011 options trading volume of 1.20 billion contracts for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), combined, compared to 1.12 billion contracts in 2010. Average daily volum...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Founder of Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Ordered to Pay $14 Million to Target of Racist 'Troll Storm' Tanya Gersh has faced anti-Semitic harassment since late 2016—calls, tweets, emails, and texts demeaning her and saying she was going to die—upending the once-peaceful life she had in a quaint Montana town.Read more......
17:51, 07/16/2019

CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) Establishes New Daily Volume Record with 90.8 Million Shares Traded CHICAGO, August 23, 2010 - The CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC (CBSX) today reported that trading volume on Friday, August 20 was a record for any day at CBSX. More than 90.8 million shares changed hands, surpassing the previous daily record of 63.7 million shares traded on August 12, 2010. CBSX, launch...
07:34, 05/03/2019

CBOE SETS RECORD DAILY VOLUME IN EQUITY OPTIONS ON FRIDAY: NEARLY 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS Chicago, April 20, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that on Friday, April 17, the Exchange recorded its best single-day equity options volume ever as 4,598,738 contacts changed hands.This surpasses the Exchange's previous equity options volume high of 4,273,390 contra...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Refugee children missing out on school, Ebola in Uganda, Fresh violence in Yemen, 20 years of Timor-Leste independence, Enforced disappearances A recap of Friday's stories: Over half of refugee children missing an education; new Ebola case in Uganda; funding gap in Yemen leaves many at risk; Timor-Leste marks 20th anniversary of independence, enforced disappearances spread terror...
23:17, 08/30/2019

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
07:34, 05/03/2019

CBOE'S S&P 500 INDEX OPTIONS (SPX) VOLUME BEATS ALL-TIME DAILY HIGH: --NEARLY 2.19 MILLION SPX CONTRACTS CHANGE HANDS ON THURSDAY CHICAGO, May 21, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume in S&P 500® Index options (SPX) contracts on Thursday, May 20 established a new daily record with 2,187,004 contracts traded. Thursday's SPX record surpasses the previous d......
07:34, 05/03/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow you can get involvedTell us: are you taking part in...
10:17, 09/20/2019

'Fridays for Future': What next? Will young people protesting around the world to demand action on the climate crisis be the vanguard of a new movement to tackle overconsumption and our throw-away society? One expert is optimistic....
19:00, 06/21/2019

School bus drivers are wasting $9 million with GPS negligence They’re lost. The city Department of Education paid nearly $9 million for 6,000 school-bus GPS units — but up to 80 percent were never even turned on, according to a blistering new audit of the bungled system. An 18-month probe by the Special Commissioner of Investigation found such egre...
12:51, 09/17/2019

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what researchers from Arizon...
17:34, 05/31/2019

Alice Cooper clarifies story about 'death pact' with wife Sheryl Goddard: 'We have a LIFE pact' Alice Cooper would like to clear things up: he and wife Sheryl Goddard don't actually have a death pact.        ...
00:17, 06/25/2019

CBOE OCTOBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.6 MILLION CONTRACTS:DOWN 6% YTD, 21% FROM ALL-TIME-RECORD OCTOBER IN 2008 Chicago, November 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during October 2009 averaged 4.6 million contracts per day, a decline of 21 percent from October 2008 when average daily volume (ADV) was 5.8 million contracts.Trading volume in October 2009 tota...
08:51, 05/03/2019

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
02:34, 06/04/2019

More than a million New York City kids head back to school More than a million city kids groggily pivoted from the beach back to books Thursday, as the nation’s largest school system roared to life. Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza marked the occasion with a festive ribbon cutting ceremony at a new 3-K early education schoo...
02:00, 09/06/2019

PlayVS raises $50 million more for high school esports platform PlayVS has raised $50 million for its platform for high school esports. The round means that the Los Angeles company has raised $96 million in 15 months.Read More...
16:34, 09/18/2019

Fridays For Future in the US: A small, but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg arrives in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to recent protests made their position clear: They won't back down....
18:51, 08/28/2019

Fridays For Future in the US: A small but determined movement Climate activist Greta Thunberg has arrived in the US, where her Fridays for Future movement hasn't taken off yet. But the teens who did show up to recent protests made their position clear: They won't back down....
20:51, 08/28/2019

Sainz: McLaren had one of its "best Fridays" of 2019 in Canada Carlos Sainz Jr said McLaren 'experimented' with its car as it enjoyed one of its "best Fridays" of the 2019 Formula 1 season with fourth in Canadian Grand Prix practice...
02:51, 06/08/2019

Church of Scotland sues for share of $2.5 million Viking treasure trove unearthed on church land The Church of Scotland is suing a man for a share of a $2.5 million Viking treasure trove he discovered with a metal detector on church land in 2014....
00:51, 09/16/2019

Bronx jury awards $25 million to teen struck by school safety van A Bronx jury has awarded $25 million to a boy who was just 13 when he was struck by a school safety van in Brooklyn and suffered burns to his private parts. On Nov. 12, 2014, Manuel Lassalle, now 17, was in the crosswalk on Coney Island Avenue near Ditmas Avenue in Midwood minutes after......
23:51, 07/01/2019

Homeless high school valedictorian from Tennessee earns $3 million in scholarships (CNN) – Becoming homeless your senior year in high school is the kind of thing that can really throw your future for a loop. But when it happened to one teen in Tennessee, he stayed focused, graduated as valedictorian and was offered millions of dollars in scholarships. Raleigh Egypt H...
08:00, 05/22/2019

After a year of strikes can Fridays For Future maintain momentum? One year after Greta Thunberg conducted a lone vigil outside the Swedish parliament, the school climate strikes she inspired have become a global movement. But is there a fear that protest fatigue might be setting in?...
00:00, 08/21/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
13:34, 07/01/2019

Lota Love Fridays: TPD officer Monica Rose Nance TUCSON – This week, Tucson Police Department officer Monica Rose Nance was nominated and selected as the person who deserves a “lota love’. She and ten guests were able to dine in for free at Blake’s Lotaburger. For more information about Nance, watch the video below. To nominate a first responder ...
06:52, 07/06/2019

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
17:51, 06/28/2019

Germany: Aachen hosts 'Fridays for Future' climate rally Thousands of students have protested in the German city to urge immediate action on climate change. Other environmental activists have also started marching to block one of Germany's largest open coal mines nearby....
15:34, 06/21/2019

Fridays for Future climate activist denounces RWE at shareholders' meeting Luisa Neubauer told RWE shareholders their company's long affair with coal needed to end soon. A leader for the German Fridays for Future movement, she said the energy giant bears responsibility for the climate crisis....
18:00, 05/03/2019

LeBron James’ I Promise School Receives a $1 Million Boost from Dick’s Sporting Goods The good news keeps coming for LeBron James’ groundbreaking I Promise School in his native Akron, Ohio. Following April reports that the school was already yielding incredible results in its first year, the NBA star surprised I Promise students by announcing that they’d be receiving a brand new gym,...
23:34, 05/10/2019

Meet the 27-year-old who raised $96 million to make video gaming a high school sport "We really believe PlayVS will be not only a generational gaming product, but also a 100 million-plus user subscription business," founder Delane Parnell says....
05:37, 09/19/2019

Miss. State or Ole Miss fan?: Potential jurors quizzed on day 1 of Jackie Sherrill trial One prospective juror, clutching a Mississippi State cap, admitted he couldn't be impartial in a trial of former coach Jackie Sherrill against NCAA.       ...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challenged politicians to do "their jobs for once."...
08:18, 09/20/2019

Miss USA 2019: 5 Things to Know About Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to meet your new Miss USA. Earlier tonight, Nick Lachey and Vanessa Lachey hosted the annual beauty pageant live from the Grand Sierra Resort and......
08:34, 05/03/2019

Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst Crowned Miss USA 2019 And the winner of the Miss USA 2019 pageant is... Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst! On Wednesday, the beauty queen beat 50 other contestants to capture the coveted title at the 68th......
08:34, 05/03/2019

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil: in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision to accept a $7.5 million grant from the e-cigarette firm deeply troubling....
16:34, 06/20/2019

Expat, Immigrant, Migrant, Refugee: Why ‘This Land Is Our Land’ No Matter the Label In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come....
00:34, 06/05/2019

Greta Thunberg, Fridays for Future movement win Amnesty human rights award Amnesty has awarded Swedish student activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement a human rights award. The movement has seen tens of thousands of students spend Fridays demanding climate action....
11:51, 06/07/2019

It is possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon: WHO The World Health Organization says it's theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment....
04:34, 08/23/2019

What to Know About Malaria When You're Traveling Malaria is endemic to many tropical parts of the world, and it can result in severe complications if you contract the disease while traveling. So if you’re planning a trip to a tropical area, here’s what you need to know....
22:00, 04/29/2019

UN: Possible to eradicate malaria, but probably not soon The World Health Organization says it’s theoretically possible to wipe out malaria, but probably not with the flawed vaccine and other control methods being used at the moment...
02:34, 08/23/2019

After I Eradicate Malaria, I Would Like To Try A Threesome Malaria is a devastating illness that causes immense suffering to millions of people around the world. That’s why malaria eradication is one of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s foremost humanitarian goals and my number-one personal priority at the moment. For now, I am entirely focused on w...
18:00, 05/02/2019

WHO says eradicating malaria 'can be done', but first aim is to control it London, Reuters - Eradicating malaria is biologically feasible and a lofty aim, the World Health Organization said on Friday, but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it....
07:00, 08/23/2019

CBOE NOVEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS: YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME EXCEEDS ONE BILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, December 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during November 2009 averaged 4.2 million contracts per day, down eight percent from November 2008 average daily volume (ADV) of 4.6 million contracts. Total options volume during the month dropp...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE 2009 ADV UP THREE PERCENT; June 2009 Daily Volume Averages 4.2 Million Contracts, Down 14 Percent CHICAGO, July 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that average daily volume during June was the highest to date during 2009, while total trading volume at CFE reached its highest level since October 2008.The 3,012 contracts traded per day during June was an increase of six...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.4 MILLION CONTRACTS IN AUGUST: UP 5% FROM YEAR AGO AND 2% FROM JULY 2009. Marks Most Active August Ever for CBOE CHICAGO, September 1, - The William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), on Wednesday, September 2, will participate in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) joint meetings on regulation harmonization.Mr. Brods...
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE: SECOND-BEST DAY IN ITS HISTORY—8.56 MILLION CONTRACTS—AS CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) OPTIONS SET DAILY VOLUME RECORD OF NEARLY 427,000 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 16, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today recorded the second-best volume in its 35-year history as a reported 8,562,924 contracts changed hands. Last year, CBOE all-time volume hit 9.24 million contracts on August 16. ......
08:51, 05/03/2019

CBOE SEPTEMBER DAILY VOLUME AVERAGES 4.7 MILLION CONTRACTS: MONTHLY TRADING VOLUME UP FROM AUGUST 2009, DOWN FROM RECORD SEPTEMBER 2008 CHICAGO, October 1, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September was the most active month of trading during 2009.Average daily volume during September 2009 was 6,858 contracts, a gain of 36 percent over 5,025 contracts per day during August 2009.When compared to 7,115 ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

No One Else Wants This: Dad Is Facing Backlash After Making The Executive Decision That The Family Will Ride Out The 45-Minute Wait For A Table At TGI Fridays Everyone knows that Dad is a man of unwavering resolve, and right now, it’s putting him at odds with the rest of the family in a big way: Dad is facing backlash after making the executive decision that the family will ride out the full 45-minute wait for a table at TGI Fridays....
18:00, 05/02/2019

'Malaria will not be eradicated in near future', warns WHO Three-year review says new vaccines for eradicating disease are only 40% effectiveMalaria will not be eradicated in the foreseeable future even though it is achievable and would save millions of lives, according to World Health Organization (WHO) experts following a three-year review.The WHO remains...
04:34, 08/23/2019

Why are people still dying of malaria when we have a treatment? Ugandan inventor Brian Gitta created a way to test for malaria without a blood sample. He hopes it will help people get vital treatment faster, and enable us to track and ultimately beat the disease...
16:00, 08/26/2019

Malaria vaccination: Paving the way to immunity Although it's a breakthrough, the first ever malaria vaccination only provides partial protection. But researchers are optimistic that a different vaccination currently in the works could be even more effective....
16:17, 05/01/2019

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the verge of eliminating malaria from her village in ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Iowa agency director who hosted 'Tupac Fridays' for years asked to resign soon after mass rap lyrics email A 66-year-old Iowa state official was asked to resign last month days after he sent an agency-wide email to 4,300 employees highlighting lyrics from rap legend Tupac Shakur. ...
15:51, 07/17/2019

Algeria and Argentina officially malaria-free, says WHO Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
17:34, 05/22/2019

| 1 800 dead as malaria 'epidemic' rages in Burundi - UN Malaria has killed more than 1 800 people in Burundi this year, the UN's humanitarian agency says, a death toll rivalling a deadly Ebola outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Algeria and Argentina are officially malaria-free Malaria has been eliminated from Algeria and Argentina, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, an important milestone in fighting the mosquito-borne disease....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Argentina and Algeria stamp out malaria in 'historic achievement' Improvements in detection, diagnosis and treatment hailed by World Health Organization as ‘a model for other countries’ Algeria and Argentina have been declared malaria-free by the World Health Organization, in what has been described as a “historic achievement” for both countries.The declaration fo...
17:34, 05/23/2019

It’s ‘Ambitious’ — But Possible — to Eradicate Malaria by 2050, According to a Landmark Report It may be possible to eradicate malaria—one of history’s deadliest diseases—from the planet by 2050, according to a coalition of 41 leading scientists, economists and health-policy experts writing in the Lancet. “Malaria is one of the oldest and deadliest diseases of humankin...
04:34, 09/09/2019

Mosquito-killing spider juice offers malaria hope Scientists have genetically modified a fungus to make it produce the same lethal toxin as is found in the funnel web spiderA genetically modified fungus that kills malaria-carrying mosquitoes could provide a breakthrough in the fight against the disease, according to researchers.Trials in Burkina Fa...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousands of genetically sterilized mosquitoes....
10:51, 09/19/2019

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
10:34, 06/22/2019

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday....
07:00, 07/23/2019

Experts challenge WHO with 'epic' goal to eradicate malaria by 2050 Malaria can be eradicated within a generation and the World Health Organization (WHO) should not shy away from this "goal of epic proportions", global health experts said on Sunday....
01:00, 09/09/2019

Avian malaria may explain decline of London's house sparrow Since 1995, London's iconic house sparrow population has declined 71 percent. New research suggests avian malaria is the primary driver of the population decline....
23:00, 07/17/2019

Malaria breakthrough as scientists find ‘highly effective’ way to kill parasite Drugs derived from Ivermectin, which makes human blood deadly to mosquitoes, could be available within two yearsHuman trials of new antimalarial drugs are in the pipeline after Kenyan scientists successfully used bacteria to kill the parasite that causes the disease.The Kenya Medical Research Instit...
01:00, 09/06/2019

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
20:34, 08/14/2019

Burundi malaria outbreak at epidemic levels as half of population infected World Health Organization records 1,800 malaria deaths since start of year, almost equalling number of lives claimed by Ebola in DRCA serious outbreak of malaria in Burundi has reached epidemic proportions, killing almost as many people as the Ebola crisis in the nearby Democratic Republic of the Co...
10:00, 08/08/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign to emphasize country ownership and community empowerment to improve malaria prevention and care....
21:51, 04/28/2019

Frankfurt Motor Show: Land Rover revives the Land Rover Defender 4x4 off-roading vehicle Land Rover is reviving the Land Rover Defender with plans to sell the 4x4 off-roading vehicle in the U.S. beginning in 2020.       ...
14:51, 09/10/2019

Iowa official who liked to host "Tupac Fridays" might've been ousted for liking Tupac too much It might make you roll your eyes to hear that a 66-year social services director in Iowa liked to slip quotes from the late Tupac Shakur in emails to his staff, an act that gives off a real “how do you do, fellow kids” vibe. The story of Jerry Foxhoven, however, is more complicated—he was no fair-we...
07:34, 07/18/2019

Drug-resistant malaria parasites spreading across South East Asia amid fears it could reach Africa An aggressive strain of malaria resistant to two key drugs is sweeping rapidly through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand, scientists have warned....
16:17, 07/23/2019

| Mali gets new government after protests Mali's president has named a new government after its predecessor resigned last month amid widespread protests over an upsurge of deadly inter-communal violence, a presidency statement said....
09:51, 05/07/2019

| 38 killed in attacks on Mali villages Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country....
18:17, 06/19/2019

Mali's PM and his entire government resign Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga and his entire government have resigned, according to a statement from the country's secretary general on Thursday....
21:00, 04/28/2019

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
09:34, 06/13/2019

Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory' The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result is a rapidly rising death toll....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Mali: Nearly 100 die in attack on Dogon village About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent months....
16:34, 06/10/2019

CFE'S OCTOBER TRADING VOLUME RISES 15% OVER YEAR AGO; Total Volume of 124,289 Contracts, Average Daily Volume of 5,404 Contracts; Year-To-Date Volume Tops One Million Contracts, 25% Ahead Of 2007 CHICAGO, November 3, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that an average of 5,404 contracts traded each day during October 2008, a rise of 15 percent over the 4,700 contracts per day during October 2007. Trading volume during October totaled 124,289 contracts, an increase of ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

At least 95 dead after assailants raid Mali village Assailants raided a central Mali village early Monday, killing at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists, government officials said....
23:17, 06/10/2019

Sundiata Keita: The Lion King of Mali Sundiata Keita was the founder of the Mali Empire and is popularly referred to as the Lion King. Prior to this, Sundiata was the king / chief of a small, obscure Mandinka tribe within the Ghana Empire. With the decline of the Ghana Empire during the 13th century AD, Sundiata seized the opportunity t...
13:34, 05/02/2019

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Mali gives top job to UN executive accused of 'tolerating harassment' Michel Sidibé faced pressure to stand down following criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations in his teamA senior UN official accused of “tolerating harassment and abuse of authority” has been appointed health minister in Mali.Michel Sidibé faced pressure to stand down from his positi...
10:34, 05/08/2019

Mali: 23 dead in attacks on Fulani communities Armed attacks on Fulani communities in central Mali have left 23 dead. The rivalry between Fulani herders and Dogon farmers has escalated in recent years with the rising presence of armed Islamist groups....
09:17, 07/02/2019

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost a 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
00:00, 06/12/2019

| Mali hand out AFCON lesson to newcomers Mauritania Mali inflicted a harsh dose of reality on Africa Cup of Nations debutants Mauritania by routing the newcomers in their first ever game at the tournament....
07:34, 06/25/2019

Gunmen kill 38 people in Mali sectarian attack Unknown gunmen opened fire on two Mali villages Monday, killing at least 38 people, 10 days after 35 people were massacred in a similar attack, the government said Tuesday....
10:34, 06/19/2019

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
03:34, 07/23/2019

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
07:34, 07/22/2019

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
11:00, 06/11/2019

Government: 95 dead in latest massacre to hit central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government official says at least 95 people are dead following the latest massacre in central Mali blamed on tensions between ethnic militias. Interior Security ministry spokesman Amadou Sangho says the attack took place overnight in an ethnic Dogon village. Another 19 people w...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune Tine, who said on Monday that they should be supported “in whatever way possible.”...
20:17, 08/19/2019

| WATCH | 1 000 trucks stranded in Mali roads protest More than 1 000 trucks loaded with merchandise were blocked at the entrance to Mali's capital Bamako on the fourth day of protests against the poor state of the country's roads....
04:51, 08/30/2019

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country’s troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead include four civilians, two gendarmes and a customs...
15:34, 05/20/2019

| Eight bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali: police Eight bus passengers have been killed by a road mine in central Mali, police and the bus company say, in an attack bearing the hallmark of jihadists who plague the region....
03:00, 09/04/2019

Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
04:51, 05/19/2019

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
22:51, 06/14/2019

Trump authorizes sanctions targeting terror in Mali President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order authorizing the Treasury Department to sanction individuals responsible for terror activity in Mali....
16:51, 07/27/2019

Ten UN peacekeepers killed in a terrorist attack in northern Mali Ten ‘blue helmets’ from the United Nations Stabilization Mission In Mali (MINUSMA) were killed on Sunday following a complex terrorist attack against the mission’s camp in Aguelhok, in the Kidal region, northern Mali. ...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers killed during a hostage rescue mission in the region. Foreign Minister Tiebile Drame said Tuesday that “a race against time&...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
23:34, 06/13/2019

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority in the central region of the troubled West African nation. The resolution ...
18:34, 06/28/2019

International prosecutor seeks war crimes charges against Mali suspect The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Monday asked judges to approve war crimes and crimes against humanity charges against a man suspected of committing atrocities in Timbuktu in Mali....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Germany's Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany's commitment to stability and developmental cooperation in the region and support for the countries' fight against extremism....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Mali fires regional governor after attack that killed dozens Mali's council of ministers has fired the governor of its central Mopti region, after gunmen killed dozens of people in the latest of a spate of ethnic killings there, it said in a statement....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Mali v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – live! Live updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in SuezMadagascar dream goes on while Algeria storm throughDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.44pm BST 42 mins: A drop of the shoulder from Djenepo, who then feeds Marega. The Porto forward shoots from a tight angle, finding only the side netting. 5.4...
18:51, 07/08/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Free tutorials in Mali, ‘a life-saver’ for Fatouma After fleeing her home in Macina, a small village in central Mali, where she was due to be forced into marriage against her will, 16-year-old Fatouma took shelter with her brother....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached....
03:34, 06/13/2019

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
11:17, 05/29/2019

UN warns of spike in grave violations against children in Mali as ‘the new normal’ Voicing great concern over a sharp increase in the killing and maiming of children in Mali due to ongoing fighting and instability, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners on Tuesday, called on all warring parties to stop attacks and “keep them out of harm’s way”....
04:17, 08/14/2019

UN experts: Mali peace signatories failed to accelerate deal U.N. experts say signatories to a 2015 peace agreement in Mali have failed to accelerate its implementation as promised amid growing rivalries and popular resentment against the deal as well as increasing attacks by militants in the region...
04:00, 08/15/2019

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for resources; underdevelopment, and a fundamental lac...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Mali’s government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35 BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities have lowered the death toll from a massacre in central Mali that has prompted fears of retaliation. Mali’s government now says 35 people died, not 95, citing the governor’s office in the Mopti region. Initial figures came from local officials who on Wednes...
17:34, 06/12/2019

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the condition that only myself and my cameraman, Dan, are present. Two men. It strikes me as a little odd, until we're told that her 'owner' was a woman -...
07:34, 07/22/2019

Mali attack: gunmen on motorbikes kill at least 41 people in two villages Attacks on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central MaliUnidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor sai...
05:17, 06/19/2019

| Rebel-controlled town in Mali concerns African leaders As West African leaders try to find ways to stop jihadist violence in the Sahel region, attention is turning to a rebel-held town in Mali's north accused of being a base for militants to launch attacks....
05:34, 09/20/2019

Colorado school district says won't tear down Columbine High School, site of massacre Colorado school officials on Wednesday abandoned a $60 million proposal to raze and rebuild Columbine High School in an effort to discourage unwanted attention at the site of one the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history....
03:00, 07/25/2019

Colorado school officials ask voters to consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Twenty years after infamous U.S. massacre, Columbine High School faces scrutiny of another kind: Whether it should be torn down and replaced.        ...
09:51, 06/07/2019

School uniforms are on the rise — even for toddlers — and it’s changing back-to-school shopping Walmart, Target and Amazon are selling their own brands of polo shirts, pleated skirts and khakis, while Old Navy has “uniform hubs” in all 1,100 of its U.S. stores....
13:00, 08/22/2019

N4T School Supply Drive: Flowing Wells Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson collected school donations for the Flowing Wells Unified School District on Wednesday. An eighth-grade science teacher in the district said that teachers can run out of supplies fast. N4T School Supply Drive: We are at Flowing Wells District office today until 6:30pm collectin...
08:17, 07/25/2019

How to talk to your kids about school shootings, like the one at Colorado's STEM school After the shooting at STEM school Highlands Ranch in Colorado, we revisit how to talk to your kids about school shootings.        ...
12:51, 05/08/2019

School district considers tearing down Columbine High School due to increase in 'morbid fascination' Jeffco School District in Colorado is asking the community for their opinion on whether Columbine High School should be torn down and rebulit due to the increase of others 'morbid fascination' with the school, a letter from the district says....
15:00, 06/07/2019

Probably Awesome! The Kid Who Left High School To Go To Hockey School In Like Canada Or Vermont Seems To Be In Some Sort Of Pre-NHL League Now While we don’t know enough about how the hockey world works to be 100% sure, here’s some news that seems like it’s pretty great: The kid who left high school to go to hockey school in, like, Canada or Vermont seems to be in some sort of pre-NHL league now....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Marine Pleads Guilty to Hazing Death of Green Beret in Mali Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell Jr. told a military court that he and three other American commandos engaged in hazing during which the soldier was strangled....
02:51, 06/07/2019

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
15:34, 06/16/2019

95 people massacred and 19 missing in Mali village "terrorist" attack, government says Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, government officials said.        ...
21:51, 06/10/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives of more than 150 people, including some 50 childr...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest maker' is working with farmers to restore the country's woodlands....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Alleged extremist tortured in Mali, lawyer tells Hague court A defense lawyer for an alleged jihadist leader from Mali has accused International Criminal Court prosecutors of ignoring claims that her client was tortured in custody and called into question a judge’s impartiality...
18:51, 07/08/2019

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
07:51, 06/11/2019

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
19:34, 06/28/2019

French troops in Mali anti-jihadist campaign mired in mud and mistrust The French soldiers seeking out jihadists in central Mali's savannahs were prepared for the sandstorms, the thunderstorms, the lack of anything resembling a road and the need to tow vehicles whose wheels kept getting stuck in floodplains....
07:17, 08/13/2019

UN condemns ‘unspeakable’ attack that leaves scores dead in central Mali The United Nations has strongly condemned the armed attack on a village in restive central Mali which reportedly left at least 134 people dead and dozens wounded early on Saturday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

At Least 95 People Killed During Overnight Massacre in Central Mali, Government Official Says (BAMAKO, Mali) — Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village overnight in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, a government official said Monday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, though tensions have been high since an ethni...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Mali crisis worsens as hundreds of thousands flee militia attacks More than 200,000 people have been displaced since start of 2019 and about 600 killedHundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Mali, where deadly attacks on villages are destabilising an already critical situation in the country’s centre.More than 200,000 people have fled since the ...
13:17, 07/11/2019

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
00:17, 07/02/2019

High school student's graduation cap sends people to a list of school shooting victims One high school student decorated her graduation cap with a QR code that led people to a list of high school shooting victims.        ...
20:34, 05/15/2019

Texas high school student arrested after allegedly hitting principal, threatening school shooting A Texas high school student was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly assaulting his principal, a police officer and threatening to use a gun in a school shooting, reports said....
01:35, 09/23/2019

N4T School Supply Drive: Amphitheater Unified School District TUCSON- News 4 Tucson continued its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive Tuesday at Amphitheater Unified School District’s La Cima Middle School.  Leslie Ferre is a teacher at the school and said that she is always looking for supplies. “My first year, a month in I already had a ...
00:00, 07/24/2019

One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school.        ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

CEO tried to pay off lunch debt for students at one school district; school board says no Todd Carmichael wanted to cover the cost of lunch bills of students in one Pennsylvania school district whose parents were behind on lunch bills.        ...
19:51, 07/24/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Old school racism minus the school' Late-night hosts continued to discuss the US president’s racist tweets and his attempts to prove that they were not racistLate-night hosts spent a second night disparaging Donald Trump over his racist Twitter attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour while also discussing his defence strateg...
19:51, 07/17/2019

School officials consider tearing down, rebuilding Columbine High School Colorado public education officials are mulling a plan to tear down and replace Columbine High School — saying the site remains “a source of inspiration” for potential gun violence, 20 years after the massacre that killed 13 people. Jason Glass, the superintendent of Jefferson County public sc...
20:34, 06/07/2019

N4T School Supply Drive: Marana Unified School District MARANA- News 4 Tucson kicked off its 3rd annual News 4 Tucson School Supply drive Monday, beginning with Marana Unified School District. Butterfield Elementary School principal Joshua Bayne said that they are looking for donations including backpacks, markers, crayons, lined paper, and much more. &#...
22:34, 07/23/2019

Lincoln Co. School Board Votes To Close Elementary School LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County School Board voted to close McKinney Elementary School Thursday night. The change will be effective at the start of the next school year. This story is developing....
01:51, 05/10/2019

Incredible Heroism: This Would-Be School Shooter Wasn’t Able To Get To The Gun He Brought To School Because Two Goth Kids Were Making Out In Front Of His Locker All Day A heartbreaking tragedy was narrowly avoided today thanks to an incredible act of heroism by two high school students: This would-be school shooter wasn’t able to get to the gun he brought to school because two goth kids were making out in front of his locker all day....
23:00, 07/25/2019

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, when he suddenly collapsed. The team had been practic...
09:51, 06/21/2019

Pennsylvania school district threatens to place children in foster care if parents don't pay off school lunch debt William Thomas Cain/ Getty Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent letters to 1,000 parents, threatening to place their children in foster care if school lunch debts are not paid off. The director of federal programs, Joseph Muth, said the letter was a "last resort," as the distri...
02:34, 07/22/2019

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as far as the horizon. Behind them, hardly visible, a h...
23:34, 06/18/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mali and Ivory Coast make winning starts Mali made sure that Mauritania's moment of history didn't turn into victory at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, in sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast showed their superiority against a stubborn South Africa team....
02:34, 06/25/2019

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Mali revises down death toll from village raid, local official disagrees Mali's government has more than halved its estimate of the death toll from an attack this week on a Dogon village, even as local leaders insisted that close to 100 were killed in the latest wave of ethnic violence....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Idaho high school drops Redskins name after four-hour school board debate, two walk-outs, community vitriol Teton High School in Driggs, Idaho, dropped the Redskins mascot after two student walkouts, hours of debate, and contentious period.       ...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Yankees avoid old school-vs.-new school clash — this time Which task required more effort by J.A. Happ on Wednesday? A. Throwing 64 pitches over 5 ¹/₃ innings to lead the Yankees to a 5-3 victory over the horrid Orioles in the opening game of a doubleheader. B. Talking in a postgame news conference for 3 ¹/₂ minutes without shredding his manager Aaron Boon...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast punish Mali, Tunisia edge past Ghana • Wilfried Zaha clinches quarter-final spot against run of play• Tunisia to face Madagascar after shootout winWilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Suez while Tunisia also advanced with a penalty shootout victory ag...
04:17, 07/09/2019

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali. BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Government official says 95 people dead, 19 missing after attack on ethnic Dogon village in central Mali....
17:00, 06/10/2019

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast. ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Central Mali: Top UN genocide prevention official sounds alarm over recent ethnically-targeted killings The United Nations Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, expressed on Thursday his deepest concern and strongly condemned recent attacks against villages in Mali, including mass-killings last weekend in the Mopti region, which left 160 dead, including some 50 children, accordin...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Oprah gives $500,000 to high school after-school program NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey announced she’s giving $500,000 to an initiative at a New Jersey high school that’s aimed at keeping kids off the streets. Principal Akbar Cook’s “Lights On” program keeps West Side High School in Newark open on Friday nights from 6 p.m...
20:51, 05/19/2019

| Towards a new era: What is in Sudan's landmark pact A 39-month political transition, a civilian-majority ruling council, guarantees of basic rights - Sudan's constitutional declaration seeks to turn the page on decades of authoritarian rule....
19:51, 08/19/2019

Vaccine Injury Claims Are Few and Far Between Data from a federal program designed to compensate people harmed by vaccines shows how rare it is for someone to claim they were hurt after getting vaccinated....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing v...
06:34, 08/16/2019

Vaccine no match against flu bug that popped up near end ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. health officials say the flu vaccine has again turned out to be a big disappointment. The vaccine didn’t work against a flu bug that popped up halfway through the flu season. Figures released Thursday show the vaccine was only 29% effective overall. The Centers for Disease ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Vaccine panel gives nod to HPV shots for men up to age 26 ATLANTA (AP) — A U.S. government advisory panel has decided that a vaccine against cervical and other cancers should be recommended for both men and women up to age 26. The vaccine protects against HPV, a virus commonly spread through sex. It can cause certain cancers and genital warts. Wednesday...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
19:17, 06/27/2019

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
00:17, 06/11/2019

New flu vaccine skin patch could do away with needles A new study reveals that delivering a flu vaccine using a new type of skin patch can stimulate an appropriate immune response without side effects in mice....
03:18, 09/19/2019

Sanofi's Dengue Vaccine Gets FDA Approval Sanofi dengue vaccine was approved in the U.S., the first treatment cleared by American regulators to protect against the mosquito-borne viral infection....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that makes cats less able to cause allergies. But while this research is promising, a finished product won’t be available any time soon.Read more......
22:00, 08/14/2019

One and done: researchers seek lifetime flu vaccine (KGW) Getting your flu shot every year may soon be a thing of the past. Oregon Health and Science University researchers are using grant money to develop a lifelong flu vaccine. Last year marked 100 years since the deadliest flu pandemic in history, known as the 1918 influenza pandemic. The centenni...
13:00, 09/11/2019

Congo to deploy second Ebola vaccine Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that they plan to introduce a second Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, to counter the second-worst outbreak of the virus in history....
17:34, 09/21/2019

Opinion: EU-Mercosur pact is still alive Opponents of free trade with South America's Mercosur states are delighted that Austria is stymieing a potential deal. But the agreement is not dead yet, says Bernd Riegert....
20:35, 09/19/2019

Venezuela Made A Pact With The VAR Devil For most of my lifetime, Venezuela has been chum for the sharks of South America. La Vinotinto have never qualified for a World Cup, have never even made the final of a Copa America, and generally do not put up much of a fight, particularly against the top teams on the continent, and even more so wh...
00:34, 06/20/2019

| Bangladesh to host Zimbabwe despite ICC ban Bangladesh will host Zimbabwe for a tri-nations Twenty20 tournament in September despite the African nation being suspended by the game's world body....
12:34, 08/08/2019

Bangladesh To Host Zimbabwe Despite ICC Ban The International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Zimbabwe in July over a failure to keep the sport free from government interference, putting the country's participation in multi-nation events in......
17:00, 08/08/2019

Volkswagen Pact Helps Ford in Europe In working with VW, Ford hopes it can develop an electric car for Europe faster and at a lower cost than it could on its own, as tougher emissions rules in the region raise costs for auto makers....
09:17, 07/13/2019

New OPEC-Russia Pact on Oil Cuts Could Last Well Into 2020 OPEC and its Russia-led allies are likely to extend their deal to cut oil output by nine months, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said Sunday, in a sign that some of the world’s major crude-producing countries are concerned about the possibility of shrinking demand well into next year....
08:51, 07/01/2019

As measles returns, U.S. states look to cut vaccine exemptions Maine could soon prohibit parents from citing religious or personal beliefs to avoid vaccinating their children, making the U.S. state one of a half dozen cracking down during the nations' largest measles outbreak in 25 years....
19:17, 05/02/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
22:00, 08/25/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
00:17, 05/08/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork exports to Japan, media reports say. President Trump had threatened to raise levies on about $50 billion worth of cars and auto parts Japan exports to ...
21:00, 08/24/2019

Just one dose of the HPV vaccine may be enough to lower cancer rates A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine seems to be almost as good as two or three injections for preventing cervical pre-cancerous lesions...
13:51, 07/29/2019

Court rules measles vaccine is still mandatory in NYC New York City can continue to enforce its measles vaccination mandate, a court has ruled. The decision came just a day after city health officials ordered the closure of a Queens Yeshiva in continued attempts to combat the measles outbreak. A group of parents sued the city earlier this year, protest...
10:51, 05/15/2019

How France tackles anti-vaccine stance In February this year, a holiday in paradise turned into a nightmare for one French family. Soon after their arrival in Costa Rica, their unvaccinated five-year-old son developed measles, the country's first case since 2014. The parents, also unvaccinated, tested positive for the virus too. They wer...
14:00, 07/03/2019

OPEC set for oil cut extension if Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts next week at least until the end of 2019 as Iraq joined top producers Saudi Arabia and Russia on Sunday in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
20:00, 06/30/2019

China tightens vaccine management after scandals China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their production, research and distribution, after a series of safety scandals....
13:00, 06/29/2019

Health officials weigh in on getting vaccine boosters TUCSON -The Centers for Disease Control say there are 764 confirmed cases of the measles in 23 states – an increase of 60 cases from last week. It is the largest number of cases reported in the U.S. in 25 years. The majority of people contracting the disease are not vaccinated. However, the ou...
05:34, 05/07/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
22:17, 05/22/2019

CDC: 92 percent of HPV-caused cancers could be prevented by vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday it will increase the vaccination rate of its human papillomavirus by 80 percent nationwide, which could prevent 92 percent of cancers caused by HPV....
22:34, 08/23/2019

The Latest: NY moves to end religious vaccine exemption ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on legislation to eliminate a religious exemption to New York state’s vaccine requirements (all times local): 6:15 p.m. New York lawmakers have passed a bill that will eliminate a religious exemption to vaccine mandates for schoolchildren in the face of the state...
00:34, 06/14/2019

Correction: Oregon-Vaccine Exemptions story In a story May 14 about vaccine legislation in Oregon, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Washington state this year passed a law to end all non-medical exemptions for the measles vaccine....
01:51, 05/16/2019

New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy A promising new way to treat some types of cancer is to program the patient’s own T cells to destroy the cancerous cells. This approach, termed CAR-T cell therapy, is now used to combat some types of leukemia, but so far it has not worked well against solid tumors such as lung or breast tumors. M...
21:51, 07/11/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Chlamydia vaccine moves a step closer Pioneering clinical trial raises hopes of cure for ‘hidden’ sexually transmitted infectionA vaccine to protect against chlamydia has moved closer to becoming reality after a pioneering clinical trial found the treatment to be safe. The vaccine successfully provoked an immune response, boosting level...
01:52, 08/13/2019

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
21:17, 07/01/2019

Washington state limits vaccine exemptions Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill into law on Friday that requires children to get the combined measles, mumps and rubella vaccine if they attend day care or school. Parents against the bill protested outside the signing ceremony. (May 10)        ...
06:34, 05/11/2019

End cervical cancer? The HPV vaccine could do it, study suggests Experts said that cervical cancer could be eliminated if consistently high HPV vaccine use can be achieved and maintained.        ...
19:00, 06/27/2019

HPV vaccine: Boys aged 12 to 13 to be given cancer-preventing jab Boys in the UK will be given the HPV jab from September in a bid to wipe out cervical cancer and prevent thousands of cases of other cancers, it has been announced....
16:34, 07/09/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK's advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. for his anti-vaccination views....
23:17, 05/08/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
00:17, 05/29/2019

KKR says investment pact with Springer valid for five years U.S. private equity investor KKR said on Wednesday its investment agreement with the main shareholders in German publisher Axel Springer, under which it is making an offer to buy out minorities, was valid for five years....
12:00, 06/12/2019

US and Luxembourg sign 'space commerce' pact The current US government relishes the thought of bringing business to space, and it's now eager to make deals with countries that share the same dreams. The US has signed a memorandum of understanding with Luxembourg in a bid to cooperate further o......
19:34, 05/10/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception...
22:17, 05/10/2019

CDC: Vaccine, safe and effective to halt measles The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that there have been more cases of measles reported this year than in the past 25 years. (April 29)        ...
20:34, 04/29/2019

OPEC, Russia Formalize Cooperation Pact OPEC sealed a long-term cooperation pact with Russia, extending a partnership set up two years ago to fight a surge of U.S. oil that has upset the cartel’s pricing power, OPEC officials said....
15:51, 07/02/2019

Measles vaccine gap poses risk in Germany Some 166,000 German infants lack measles immunization, health insurers warn. Their finding underscores a recent World Health Organization alert that in Germany, and other European nations, the virus is still 'endemic.'...
12:00, 08/09/2019

Why Vaccine Exemption Policies Are Getting Tightened in California Jessica Biel and Robert F. Kennedy Jr were reportedly lobbying against tightened medical exemptions for vaccines in California yesterday. States vary in their vaccine requirements for schoolchildren: In some, a child can skip vaccines if their parents have a “personal belief” objection to them. In o...
20:51, 06/13/2019

Every country worldwide is now using the most effective polio vaccine We may be on the brink of eradicating polio at last, now that Mongolia and Zimbabwe have added the inactivated polio vaccine to routine immunisations...
13:51, 05/10/2019

Kennedys write pro-vaccine op-ed to counter RFK Jr.'s advocacy The debate over vaccines has driven a wedge through the Kennedys, with several prominent family members writing an op-ed blasting Robert Kennedy Jr. for his anti-vaccination views....
03:17, 05/09/2019

Facebook's Crackdown on Vaccine Misinformation Plods Along Ten weeks after Facebook pledged to fight vaccine misinformation, such content remains widely available across its platforms as the social-media giant grapples with how to combat hoaxes and deceptions....
00:00, 05/31/2019

You Can Now Find Legit Vaccine Information on Pinterest Until recently, Pinterest blocked results from searches about vaccines on its platform. But today, the company announced that it will provide “authoritative vaccine results,” and no others, to those searches....
06:17, 08/29/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — as they announced the closure of a tenth school for not complying with vaccination requirements. “We’re cautiously optimistic, but we’re not taking any...
04:34, 06/12/2019

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
02:00, 06/20/2019

Guatemala court blocks immigration pact with U.S. A top Central American court has blocked a controversial immigration agreement with the United States that seeks to mandate migrants from other nations like Honduras and El Salvador to first stay in Guatemala....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Von der Leyen calls for EU migration pact in Italy The incoming head of the European Commission said "effective and humane" measures are needed to solve the thorny issue of migration. Italy in particular has been calling for the EU's asylum rules to be changed....
00:17, 08/03/2019

Landmark UN plastic waste pact gets approved but not by US Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say....
16:00, 05/11/2019

HPV vaccine may lead to elimination of cervical cancer NBC NEWS – The HPV vaccine is far more effective than expected, with benefits extending beyond those who receive the vaccine, a study published Wednesday finds. The new study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the more people who receive the vaccine, the better. That’s because vaccination...
19:51, 06/27/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
23:51, 05/17/2019

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test in Chittagong....
14:00, 09/09/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh area left three people injured, including a police of...
14:17, 05/27/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure, Bangladesh is becoming a significant software exporter....
12:34, 05/14/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
06:51, 07/16/2019

Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins....
21:17, 04/28/2019

U.S. Tells Afghanistan It Will Withdraw Some Troops Within 135 Days of Pact Chief U.S. diplomat overseeing talks with the Taliban shared details of the proposal with the Afghan government, as the insurgents bombed the capital....
09:00, 09/03/2019

Instagram to start blocking hashtags with vaccine misinformation Instagram will start blocking hashtags that contain misinformation related to vaccines, the social media company revealed Thursday.        ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Pelosi Calls for Surgical Changes to Trump Trade Pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement would need to be reopened and changed with surgical precision before the House will vote on the trade pact....
22:17, 06/27/2019

The Bernie-Warren Suicide Pact to Save America Those of you wise enough to read Splinter should understand that the two best candidates policy-wise in the Democratic primary are Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In order for their good policies to triumph, they must both be willing to sacrifice themselves for the cause if necessary. Sooner, r...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
21:17, 06/19/2019

New Immigration Pact Likely to Spur More Single Migrants to U.S. Border The immigration pact signed last week between the U.S. and Guatemala would likely change migration dynamics in the region, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
13:51, 07/31/2019

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
10:34, 07/01/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European Union, hinting at possible retaliation....
18:51, 05/14/2019

When shots start younger, more teens get meningococcal vaccine (Reuters Health) - Teens are more likely to get at least one of two recommended doses of the meningococcal vaccine when they receive their first shot by early adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
23:34, 05/29/2019

Texas lawmaker calls vaccine research 'sorcery' A vaccine researcher in Texas tweeted a map this week that showed an upward trend in vaccine exemptions in the Lone Star State. More and more, parents were opting school-age children out of getting vaccinated....
06:34, 05/10/2019

Taliban, U.S. pact in Afghanistan could boost Islamic State A deal between the Taliban and the United States for U.S. forces to withdraw from their longest-ever war in Afghanistan could drive some diehard Taliban fighters into the arms of the Islamic State militant group, Afghan officials and militants say....
12:34, 08/15/2019

US formally withdraws from Reagan-era nuclear pact with Russia Washington and Moscow walked out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty that Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev signed in 1987.        ...
06:17, 08/03/2019

Trump will order boost to flu vaccine production: report President Trump wants to give the US flu vaccine production a shot in the arm. The former vaccine skeptic is working on an executive order that would direct the Health and Human Services department to overhaul how it cooks up flu vaccines, and he also has plans to encourage more Americans to get the...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
01:52, 08/13/2019

Trump teases mutual defense pact with Israel President Trump is exploring an expanded military alliance with Israel — days ahead of a crucial re-election bid for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump announced the possible pact in a pair of tweets just three days before Israel’s national elections, set for Tuesday. A mutual defense ag...
08:17, 09/15/2019

Austria deals first blow to EU-Mercosur trade pact Austrian lawmakers have rejected an EU-Mercosur trade deal, putting the fate of project in question. Several European states have raised concerns about the South American trade agreement and the environment....
15:17, 09/19/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences....
10:34, 05/21/2019

Kennedy family denounces RFK Jr. over anti-vaccine stance Three Kennedys have rebuked Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his fierce opposition to vaccinations and his help in spreading “dangerous misinformation over social media” about vaccine safety....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Movement May Be Growing A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
05:17, 05/15/2019

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with promising results. “As soon as the tumor arise...
23:51, 05/20/2019

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new voluntary light-vehicle emissions rules with four major automakers, The New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the automaker's plans....
02:34, 08/21/2019

Scotland's HPV vaccine linked to 'near elimination' of cervical cancer The routine vaccination of schoolgirls with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical cancer in later life....
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Hundreds crowd hearing on California vaccine law SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a California Assembly hearing on vaccination legislation (all times local): 3 p.m. Hundreds filed through a committee hearing at California’s Capitol on Thursday to speak against legislation that proponents say will crack down on fraudulent vaccine exemp...
00:51, 06/21/2019

U.S. president confirms no withdrawal from security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested U.S. President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact....
10:51, 06/25/2019

Tusk says Brexit served as 'vaccine' against euroskeptic EU vote Britain's Brexit paralysis served as a "vaccine" against the euroskeptic vote in the European Union's parliamentary elections, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday....
12:00, 05/29/2019

OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact OPEC and its allies look set to extend oil supply cuts this week at least until the end of 2019 as Iran joined top producers Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Russia in endorsing a policy aimed at propping up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy....
08:34, 07/01/2019

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his request in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and ...
02:34, 05/22/2019

RFK Jr. leads anti-vaxxers in court over ban on vaccine exemptions ALBANY — Hundreds of “anti-vaxxers” swarmed the state courthouse Wednesday calling for a repeal of a new law that bans all nonmedical exemptions from school vaccine requirements. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and civil rights lawyer Michael Sussman argued that the Legislature passed the law in direct violat...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico's legislature does not approve the pact, he will move anew to impose tariffs....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Five boys bike into the mystical unknown in this This Was Our Pact exclusive Learning how to ride a bike is one of the earliest opportunities young people get to explore their independence, gaining the ability to move farther away from the parents and home than is possible on just two legs. The young characters of Ryan Andrews’ new First Second graphic novel, This Was Our Pa...
18:17, 06/10/2019

PACC to host free vaccine, microchip clinic TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be hosting a free vaccine and microchip clinic on Saturday. The clinic will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Kino Sports Complex, 2500 E. Ajo Way. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center PACC says the event will end after staffers chip and vaccine 300 pets. The shelte...
17:51, 07/09/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
19:34, 05/03/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Brazil official says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review Brazilian Deputy Economy Minister for Foreign Trade Marcos Troyjo said on Tuesday that a proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union is being revised by lawyers, a process that may take 6-to-7 months to finalize....
00:00, 08/28/2019

Chickenpox vaccine may reduce risk of shingles for kids Children who have been vaccinated for chickenpox have a 78 percent lower risk of developing shingles than unvaccinated children, according to research....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Mozambique political leaders sign peace pact A long-term peace pledge has been signed by Mozambique's president and the leader of the opposition Renamo party. The deal foresees disarmament and ex-rebels taking part in elections in October....
02:17, 08/02/2019

The Molotov-Ribbentrop pact – archive, August 1939 Eighty years ago, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union agreed not to attack each other. Their pact divided central and eastern Europe into ‘spheres of interest’ and a week later, Germany invaded Poland22 August 1939 Continue reading......
05:51, 07/25/2019

Blood Pact Does 'Sexy Succubus BDSM Game' The Right Way I quite enjoyed Fifty Shades of Grey, in the way anyone enjoys trashy novels: secretly and shamefully, with the kind of guilty glee you feel when you eat a whole box of chocolates just because they were there. But its depiction of BDSM in a relationship is incredibly flawed....
22:17, 07/23/2019

Brexit Is Vaccine Against Anti-EU Propaganda: Donald Tusk The tortuous Brexit process has acted as a "vaccine" against anti-EU sentiment across the continent, European Council President Donald Tusk claimed Tuesday....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake and a hug, Mozambique's leaders hoped on Tuesday to close the book on a decades-long conflict. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
21:00, 08/06/2019

Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine: government Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic....
01:00, 08/26/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Opinion: Amazon 'Leticia Pact' was a wasted opportunity Over the weekend, seven countries gathered in Colombia and signed the "Leticia Pact" to save the Amazon rainforest. But Brazil's president was a no-show and the summit was little more than a photo op, says Johan Ramirez....
05:51, 09/10/2019

This Was Our Pact’s textured art and sense of wonder tell an exceptional coming-of-age story At first glance, This Was Our Pact looks like it treads the same ground as The Goonies and Stand By Me, telling a coming-of-age adventure about a gaggle of kids testing the bounds of their parents’ control. But only at first. Writer and artist Ryan Andrews imbues this kind of story with a sense of w...
15:51, 06/26/2019

Molotov-Ribbentrop: why is Moscow trying to justify Nazi pact? Exhibition about Soviet-Nazi treaty, signed on 23 August 1939, seeks to turn spotlight on west’s behaviour in 1930s Eighty years after the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany signed a non-aggression treaty dividing Europe into spheres of influence, Russia has put the original Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and i...
10:00, 08/23/2019

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
13:17, 06/14/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold War. Tuesday’s debate comes as U.S. officials say they are considering military “options” in ...
18:17, 05/07/2019

US vaccine panel downgrades pneumonia shot recommendation ATLANTA (AP) — A scientific panel has downgraded its recommendation that all retirement-age Americans get a top-selling vaccination against bacteria that can cause pneumonia, meningitis and other illnesses. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices said routine vaccination with Pfizer’s...
22:00, 06/26/2019

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

Deployment of second Ebola vaccine would not be quick fix, experts warn The resignation of Congo's health minister in the midst of the country's worst Ebola outbreak could clear the way for a second experimental vaccine to be deployed. But the new shot would likely take months to win the trust of frightened locals and show results, health officials say....
14:00, 07/25/2019

Peace Pact Signed With Tripura Insurgent Group The NLFT-SD has agreed to abjure the path of violence, join the mainstream and abide by the Constitution of India, it said. The group has agreed to the surrender of its 88 cadres with their weapons....
13:17, 08/10/2019

Sun Pharma In Rs 240-Crore Licensing Pact With IICT Hyderabad IICT Hyderabad: The deal is for patents related to certain compounds with potential therapeutic activity across multiple indications in Sun Pharma's specialty focus areas, the Mumbai-based......
23:00, 08/15/2019

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
23:00, 07/24/2019

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a post-Brexit trade arrangement with the US may take longer to agree than some people hope, after reports that Boris Johnson would make this a priority if ...
10:34, 07/15/2019

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
02:00, 08/15/2019

New York ends religious exemption to vaccine mandates New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules....
18:34, 06/14/2019

Facebook debuts new notifications to fight vaccine misinformation Following on the heels of Pinterest, Facebook is launching a new initiative aimed at combating anti-vaccine misinformation. Moving forward, whenever Facebook users search for vaccine-related content, including through groups and hashtags, the social......
08:00, 09/05/2019

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Residents are getting their first chance to weigh in on a revised California measure giving state public health officials oversight of doctors who grant over five vaccination medical exemptions annually vaccinations and schools with vaccination rates less than 95%. Thursday...
10:34, 06/20/2019

Chicago School Professor Fights ‘Chicago School’ Beliefs That Abet Big Tech The University of Chicago has long been associated with the idea that antitrust decisions should be based on prices for consumers, not market dominance. That’s starting to change....
02:51, 09/16/2019

'Clearly a racist act': After biracial boy dragged by school bus, school settles lawsuit The teen's mother sued the school district in May, alleging a bus driver intentionally closed the door on her 13-year-old biracial son's backpack.        ...
23:51, 07/19/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
21:51, 07/11/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning teenager alive Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
01:17, 05/30/2019

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was continuing. Local chief government administrator Tof...
08:00, 06/24/2019

2nd ODI: Sri Lanka Seal Series Against Bangladesh With Easy Win Avishka Fernando hit a quick-fire half-century as Sri Lanka eased to a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second one-day international to seal the three-match series....
11:51, 07/29/2019

Sri Lanka To Dedicate Third Bangladesh ODI To Nuwan Kulasekara Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday it would invite Nuwan Kulasekara to witness the game at the R. Premadasa Stadium, and arrange a ceremony to honour him....
22:51, 07/29/2019

At least 15 dead as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damage was yet to be known, officials said Saturday....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Clinical Sri Lanka Whitewash "Negative" Bangladesh Former captain Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka with 87 off 90 balls, guiding the side to 294-8 before Dasun Shanaka backed his 30 off 14 with three wickets for 27 runs to complete the rout....
05:17, 08/01/2019

Bangladesh floods to slash 400,000 T from rice harvest Floods have washed away crops in Bangladesh that would have yielded nearly 400,000 tonnes of rice, according to estimates from the agriculture ministry....
17:34, 08/07/2019

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

Myanmar and Bangladesh Say They Will Try Again to Repatriate Rohingya Refugees (BANGKOK) — Myanmar and Bangladesh are making a second attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims after more than 700,000 of them fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. Caroline Gluck, a spokeswoman for the U.N. High Commissioner for...
14:00, 08/16/2019

"Should Be Bangladesh PM": BJP Leader Mocks Mamata Banerjee Over NRC Launching a scathing attack against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over National Register of Citizens (NRC) issue, BJP MLA Surendra Singh on Saturday said that the exercise will be......
09:18, 09/15/2019

Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation Officials say Myanmar and Bangladesh have set next Thursday for a new attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago....
17:00, 08/16/2019

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

At Least 5 Die, Over 100 Injured In Bangladesh As Train On Bridge Derails A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police......
11:51, 06/24/2019

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to leading defense officials....
02:17, 08/29/2019

Guatemala Immigration Pact Set to Spur Single Migrants to U.S. Border The new U.S. and Guatemala agreement would likely change migration dynamics, lessening the flow of asylum-seeking families but raising the number of single migrants who try to enter the U.S. undetected....
00:17, 08/01/2019

Pinterest will direct vaccine searches to major health groups Pinterest Inc users searching for vaccine-related information will be shown results from leading public health groups, in an effort to combat health misinformation on the site, the social media company said in a blog post on Wednesday....
04:17, 08/29/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
20:00, 09/05/2019

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker Enlarge / LOS ANGELES, Calif. - APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. (credit: Getty / Irfan Khan) The Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday cited a prominent a...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
22:51, 08/02/2019

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

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

‘Dramatic Resurgence’ of Measles in Europe Partly Due to Vaccine Refusals (LONDON) — The World Health Organization says there has been a “dramatic resurgence” of measles in Europe, in part fueled by vaccine refusals, with nearly 90,000 people sickened by the virus in the first half of 2019. In a report issued Thursday, the U.N. health agency said the num...
12:51, 08/29/2019

GSK ends development of Ebola vaccine, hands work to U.S. institute British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is giving up its work on developing three potential vaccines against the deadly Ebola and Marburg viruses, despite an ongoing Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo....
16:34, 08/06/2019

Sudan factions initial pact ushering in transitional government Sudan's military rulers and the main opposition coalition initialed a constitutional declaration on Sunday, paving the way for a transitional government following the overthrow of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir....
18:17, 08/04/2019

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year....
15:17, 07/08/2019

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington on automobiles....
07:00, 08/24/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say. An agreement on tracking thousands of types of plastic waste emerged Friday at the end of a two-week meeti...
02:00, 05/12/2019

PACC, Kino Sports to host second free vaccine clinic Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center TUCSON – Pet owners? Did you miss the first free community vaccine and microchip clinic earlier this summer? If so, we got good news for you, Pima Animal Care Center and Kino Sports Complex will hold a second one on Aug. 31. The free clinic will begin at 8 a.m. and ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
22:00, 07/22/2019

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
23:00, 09/05/2019

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer: Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
00:00, 05/31/2019

Iran Says It Breached Nuclear Pact Limits on Enriched Uranium Iran’s foreign minister said the country has breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limits on enriched uranium, a step that marks its first intentional violation of the accord and could lead to the unraveling of the pact....
15:51, 07/01/2019

Iran and Europe unlikely to agree on nuclear pact in next few days: Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran was unlikely to reach a deal in the next few days with European parties to save the 2015 nuclear deal, state TV reported....
09:34, 09/04/2019

| DR Congo rivals forge government pact 7 months after polls The two rival political camps in DR Congo Friday forged a pact on forming a government, six months after President Felix Tshisekedi took power from veteran ruler Joseph Kabila, officials said....
21:17, 07/27/2019

Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement with world powers within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it has not done so yet, diplomats said, citing the latest data from U.N. inspectors....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Pinterest will only surface legitimate vaccine info from health groups Pinterest is doubling down on its efforts to prevent the spread of anti-vaxxer misinformation on its social media network. Starting today, when Pinterest users search for terms like "measles" and "vaccine safety," they'll only see pins created by org......
19:51, 08/28/2019

Israel's ex-PM Ehud Barak makes pact with leftwing party Barak forms pact with Meretz – with goal of ousting Benjamin Netanyahu in SeptemberIsrael’s former centre-left prime minister Ehud Barak has made an election pact with leftwing politicians in an attempt to unseat the incumbent PM, Benjamin Netanyahu, in upcoming elections.The 77-year-old retired fro...
13:17, 07/25/2019

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi....
00:17, 05/30/2019

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that are lower than Obama-era rules but higher than a 2018 White House proposal, creating a standoff with President Trump. The Justice Department is now investigating the deal....
05:00, 09/07/2019

The Latest: Putin: US shunning talks to extend nuclear pact The Latest on comments Thursday by Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the United States has shunned talks on extending a key nuclear arms reduction pact, raising new threats to global security....
16:34, 06/06/2019

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundreds of dubious medical exemptions handed out by California’s infamous anti-vaccine pediatrician, Dr....
11:17, 09/10/2019

Anti-vaccine activist charged for assault of California senator The man behind a petition drive to recall a California state senator and physician pushing for tougher vaccine requirements was charged on Wednesday with assault after livestreaming himself shoving the lawmaker in a sidewalk confrontation in Sacramento....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Farage offers Johnson no-deal Brexit election pact Nigel Farage has told Sky News his Brexit Party will stand down candidates against the Conservatives if Boris Johnson calls an election and backs a no-deal divorce with the EU....
19:00, 08/27/2019

Facebook to direct vaccine searches to public health pages Facebook moves to stem spread of misinformation online about side-effects of immunisationsFacebook is to take a stand against vaccine denial by directing people searching for information or using vaccine hashtags to web pages set up by public health bodies.People who access Facebook and Instagram pa...
04:34, 09/05/2019

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

Venezuelan migrants to get regional vaccination cards under 10-nation pact Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October, health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday, in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses....
02:34, 08/27/2019

Twitter will direct vaccine-related searches to 'a credible' source Nearly every social media platform has introduced tools to stop the spread of misinformation around vaccines. The latest change comes from Twitter. Now, when users search for vaccine-related content, they'll first see a link to vaccines.gov, which is......
01:17, 05/15/2019

Oregon vaccine bill dead as US measles count soars SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Critics say Oregon senators jeopardized public health when they killed a bill aimed at getting more children vaccinated for measles and other preventable diseases in order pass a tax on large businesses. Under the vaccination measure children would only have been be able to forgo ...
02:34, 05/15/2019

India, Russia Ink Pact For Maritime Route Between Chennai And Vladivostok India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to open a maritime route between the ports of Chennai and Vladivostok to ensure connectivity between the two countries....
22:01, 09/04/2019

Colorectal cancer vaccine has promising results in early trials Researchers have revealed positive results of a small, early clinical trial that tested the effects of a new vaccine on 10 people with colorectal cancer....
12:00, 05/05/2019

In push for race and religion, Malaysian opposition formalizes pact Malaysia's two oldest political parties signed a charter of formal cooperation on Saturday, presenting arguably the largest political platform for the majority Malay-Muslims at a time of simmering racial and religious tensions....
16:00, 09/14/2019