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China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices

As African swine fever annihilates China's hog population, it is driving down the global prices of the various products used to make hog feed -- including milk....

China's African swine fever epidemic drives down American milk prices

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African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emerging markets, according to research firm Capital Economics....
2019-06-17 09:45

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of households in the region which rely on pig farming, The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, reported...
2019-07-02 19:30

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sharply lower prices, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:15

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the fast-spreading virus this month....
2019-07-31 17:45

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
2019-07-04 16:15

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
2019-08-16 14:45

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
2019-08-14 19:45

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
2019-07-06 00:45

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 14:30

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 17:00

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
2019-07-31 17:45

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
2019-07-10 03:30

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:45

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
2019-06-21 14:45

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....
2019-07-02 14:00

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
2019-07-05 13:15

African swine fever hits another pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country, its 19th case since the first outbreak of the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the...
2019-07-24 11:45

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
2019-07-20 13:45

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria's veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the Balkan nation to be hit by the virus....
2019-08-02 23:15

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
2019-07-12 12:15

Spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria 'worrying': EU Commission The spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria, which threatens the Balkan country's pig breeding industry is worrying, an EU Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 17:00

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
2019-07-03 15:15

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....
2019-05-24 13:15

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
2019-05-24 09:45

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 19:00

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
2019-08-07 11:00

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 16:45

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said....
2019-06-23 11:45

World organization launches initiative to eradicate African swine fever As African swine fever continues its relentless spread across Asia, the World Organisation for Animal Health this week announced it will launch a global initiative to control -- and hopefully eradicate -- the disease....
2019-06-01 04:30

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:15

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Sichuan province China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday said a new outbreak of African swine fever had been confirmed in Sichuan province in the southwest of the country....
2019-07-17 16:00

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 16:00

Seoul: North Korea confirms African swine fever outbreak SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea is scrambling to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea confirmed an outbreak at a farm near its border with China. South Korea’s agriculture minist...
2019-05-31 11:30

African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country now battling the incurable disease....
2019-08-14 11:15

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
2019-07-04 16:15

The Guardian view on African swine fever: bad for people as well as pigs | Editorial The current outbreak, linked to smallholders, is likely to affect prices around the world. But supersized animal farms are not the answerIn the coming weeks, bacon sandwich eaters in Newcastle and dairy farmers in California may find their pockets hi...
2019-06-07 06:30

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
2019-06-13 04:45

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
2019-07-04 18:15

African swine fever threatens French deli meats producers French deli meats makers are being squeezed by a surge in pork prices linked to an African swine fever epidemic that has decimated the pig herd in China, they said on Thursday, warning of potential bankruptcies in the sector....
2019-05-23 15:45

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the continent....
2019-06-07 00:30

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
2019-07-15 16:45

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
2019-06-12 06:30

Bulgaria has failed to halt spread of African swine fever in threat to pig industry Bulgaria has failed to contain the spread of African swine fever, its deputy agriculture minister said on Wednesday amid concerns that the Black Sea country could lose its entire 600,000 pig breeding industry....
2019-08-07 15:00

Serbia reports suspected African swine fever cases in backyard pigs Serbia has reported four suspected outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Monday....
2019-08-13 13:45

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 12:30

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
2019-06-17 11:15

China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever China's agriculture ministry on Thursday said it was lowering its forecast for corn consumption in the 2019/20 crop year amid outbreaks of African swine fever across the country....
2019-08-13 13:45

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
2019-05-31 16:45

As candidates flock to Iowa State Fair, officials watch for African swine fever As Democratic presidential hopefuls flock to the Iowa State Fair this weekend, officials there will be on the lookout for an unseen intruder: African swine fever....
2019-08-09 16:00

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
2019-06-12 09:30

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea is readying to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea at a farm in Jagang province....
2019-05-31 16:15

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
2019-05-31 17:30

North Korea says it’s fighting swine fever with quarantine SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says it’s actively fighting the spread of highly contagious African swine fever weeks after it reported an outbreak near its border with China. The North’s official Rodong Sinmun newspaper on Wednesda...
2019-06-12 07:15

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 14:00

China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
2019-07-16 07:45

Swine fever in China among risks to food markets - FAO/OECD The spread of a deadly pig disease in China that has disrupted the world's biggest pork market is one of the major risks to a well-supplied global agricultural sector, the FAO and OECD said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:00

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s ...
2019-06-06 16:00

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some governments f...
2019-06-20 15:45

Hong Kong reports second swine fever case, to cull 4,700 pigs Hong Kong has confirmed its second case of African swine fever, in a further sign that the virus is continuing to spread beyond mainland China, with the government ordering a cull of 4,700 animals....
2019-06-01 07:45

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, known as “pig Ebola”, which has already led to t...
2019-06-06 05:45

Bulgaria to compensate owners who cull pigs to help stamp out swine fever Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said the Balkan state's government will compensate owners who voluntarily cull their domestic pigs, as the country works to stamp out an outbreak of the highly contagious African swine fever....
2019-08-03 10:15

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
2019-06-30 07:15

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 mill...
2019-06-30 23:30

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
2019-05-27 10:00

China says pig herd shrinks by 32% in July amid swine fever outbreak China's pig herd shrank by 32.2% in July from the same month a year ago, its agriculture ministry said on Thursday, as African swine fever continues to spread through the country....
2019-08-16 14:45

Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
2019-07-16 08:30

Chicken's a winner as diners turn to other meat amid swine fever in China Poultry producers are cashing in as China's swine fever crisis shows no sign of abating, sending prices of chicken soaring. Shares of breeders, meanwhile, have skyrocketed....
2019-08-01 06:45

China agriculture ministry says no proof natural compound prevents swine fever China's ministry of agriculture said on Thursday a company which claimed a natural compound was effective in preventing African swine fever did not have government approval to research the virus and its assertions were not scientifically sound....
2019-06-13 19:30

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
2019-05-31 16:45

Canada, U.S. reach deal to continue pork trade if swine fever is detected In the event of an outbreak, the agreement allows the countries to continue trade in various pork products — including meat, live animals and byproducts — within zones that are free of the disease....
2019-05-24 01:30

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
2019-07-15 08:30

Thursday’s Daily Brief: ambulance attack in Libya, #GlobalGoals defenders, human rights in Cambodia, Swine Fever On Thursday, we cover: a tragic attack against an ambulance in Libya; six new advocates for the 17 Sustainable Development Goals; a call for a change in political culture in Cambodia; and how Swine Fever in China is affecting global food prices....
2019-05-21 15:00

PBR launches Hard Coffee made with ‘creamy American milk’ PBR has a coffee-beer hybrid percolating. Bouncing back from the “Pabst Blue Ribbon shortage of 2018,” the enduring American brewing company is testing out its new “Hard Coffee” in select states. PBR’s depressant-stimula...
2019-07-24 00:30

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....
2019-07-03 04:30

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
2019-05-31 18:15

Flaxseed Milk: Nutrition Facts About Non-Dairy Flax Milk And How To Make It At Home Flaxseed milk or flax milk is a low-calorie low-fat alternative for dairy milks and it may be suited for people who are looking to ditch dairy products for any reason....
2019-05-31 04:15

Can't Decide Between Almond Milk and Soy Milk? Read On As lactose intolerant people have been shifting from cow milk/ buffalo milk to almond milk and soy milk, there is a conflict over which is the better dairy-free alternative. Almond milk and soy milk......
2019-05-28 17:30

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28) ...
2019-05-29 00:15

On World Milk Day, Know How You Should Consume Your Milk World Milk Day theme this year is "Drink Milk: Today and Every day." Loaded with nutrients like protein, Vitamin A, B1, B2, B12, and D, potassium, calcium and magnesium, milk is one of the most......
2019-06-01 12:15

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up w...
2019-07-15 03:30

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent s...
2019-05-21 20:30

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
2019-06-13 00:45

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
2019-05-29 14:15

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
2019-06-04 17:30

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
2019-07-10 09:15

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was ...
2019-07-16 07:15

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
2019-06-19 23:45

African American duo launch 'Go back to Africa' campaign to take hatred out of slur African American duo Eric Martin and Kent Johnson have launched an online campaign to reclaim the phrase "Go back to Africa," using it to highlight the beauty of the continent...
2019-07-18 00:15

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
2019-06-13 19:45

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Institution...
2019-05-28 19:45

African-American museum director Lonnie Bunch to lead Smithsonian The Smithsonian said Tuesday that Lonnie Bunch, founder of its African-American history and culture wing, will become the institute's first black secretary....
2019-05-29 03:45

DeVos, charters, & ‘school choice’ hurt African American children Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and charter school operators have denounced the NAACP’s opposition to charter school expansion, arguing that charters provide the best path to improve educational opportunities for African Americans. Charter operators ...
2019-07-12 23:30

Teacher Made African-American Children Act As Slaves On "Auction": Report A New York teacher singled out African-American students and cast them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part of a social studies lesson in March, a media report said....
2019-06-02 09:15

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
2019-07-16 06:30

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder’s death Baton Rouge’s African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it’s 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, was murdered. Police were investigating the damage, including shattered windows and ben...
2019-08-13 08:00

Founder of Baton Rouge African-American History Museum found dead A woman found dead in the trunk of a car in Louisiana was identified by police Saturday as the founder of an African American history museum in Baton Rouge....
2019-07-14 10:30

Sex offender tenant of slain African American museum founder arrested for her murder A sex offender who owed rent to Sadie Roberts-Joseph — the 75-year-old founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum, who was found dead in the trunk of her car — has been arrested for her murder, according to new reports...
2019-07-17 00:30

The D.C. race war of 1919 — and the forgotten story of one African American girl accused of murder One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial....
2019-07-17 16:15

Best secure drives 2019: top USB drives to protect your data In this guide to the best secure drives of 2019, we look at the top data storage devices that will allow you carry private data around with you, safe in the knowledge that if the device itself becomes compromised, your data will remain safe.Whenever ...
2019-08-07 06:30

Chris Matthews heaps praise on Biden, says he was the 'Irish guy hanging around with the African-American president' MSNBC host Chris Matthews heaped praise on Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama Tuesday and said America should seek to return to the Obama era. ...
2019-06-20 00:45

A beloved Baton Rouge activist and founder of African American Museum discovered dead in the trunk of her car Deborah White on Facebook A beloved Baton Rouge-based activist and community leader was found dead in the trunk of her car. The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, was found Friday but the cause of her death is reportedly still unknown.See the rest...
2019-07-15 10:45

| Mexico to block migrants | Democrats eye African-American voters: WATCH the top World news videos for your Friday Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom | Democratic hopefuls eye African American voters; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-07 13:45

White House Fills Director of African-American Outreach Left Vacant After Omarosa's Abrupt Departure Omarosa Manigault Newman Foster Brown Phyllis Hyman left the White House the way that she’s left every house in her life; amid flames and all kinds of rumors....
2019-06-12 23:45

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, founder of African American history museum found dead in trunk, set for autopsy Louisiana cops hunting the killer of an African American history museum founder — who was discovered last week in a car trunk — planned an autopsy Monday in the "heinous" murder, as friends and lawmakers eulogized the civil rights activist as "a moth...
2019-07-16 00:15

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana. The post Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churche...
2019-06-12 22:15

Video shows man yelling racial slur and “white power” at African-American driver after running into her car from behind, then fleeing the scene (WKYC) Police in Alliance, Ohio have arrested a suspect involved in a hit-and-run who was seen on video allegedly yelling a racial slur at a woman. Jolean Daily posted video of the incident on Facebook, alleging a man hit her car and drove off. In th...
2019-08-10 15:30

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
2019-06-06 11:30

Complaint: Fired Texans GM Brian Gaine 'targeted' African American employees in series of firings Former Texans security coordinator alleges recently fired GM Brian Gaine 'singled out' and fired several African American employees.       ...
2019-06-13 20:15

Bette Midler calls African American Trump supporters 'blackground,' is slammed as 'racist' Bette Midler is facing backlash after suggesting that President Donald Trump paid African American supporters to add "blackground" to his rally.        ...
2019-07-25 07:30

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any...
2019-06-12 02:00

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
2019-07-16 03:45

Is Cow's Milk Bad for You? Oat milk, almond milk, pea milk, and other plant-based beverages are everywhere—which may make it seem like people are avoiding cow’s milk all of a sudden. But there’s no need to worry: dairy milk is still fine if you like it!...
2019-08-02 21:15

Ukrainians and Poles: Whose milk tastes better? The Polish-Ukrainian border region benefits economically from its geographical location. But people on both sides live with the traumas of history — and continue to harbor prejudices....
2019-06-10 01:30

Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, Would someone please tell that kid that little kids drinking milk aren’t supposed to look that, um, tough? I’ve never seen a five or six year old that looks so likely to see you, do one of those upward nods, and say “sup, dummy.”...
2019-07-12 21:45

Lay's chips recalled over undeclared milk allergen Frito-Lay announced that it was pulling select varieties of its Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips over the possibility that it may contain an undeclared milk ingredient....
2019-06-17 21:45

Why Cadbury’s new ‘diet’ Dairy Milk is nothing to celebrate Reducing the sugar content in a bar is just another reminder that chocolate is ‘bad’ – but I have a revolutionary diet that circumvents all these rulesI will not be tasting Cadbury’s new “diet” Dairy Milk – containing 30% less sugar than the original...
2019-07-25 01:15

Breast milk donations kept my tiny daughters alive A drop of breast milk – enough to feed a kitten – fed one mother’s twins, but formal support for donations is under-fundedI wanted to donate breast milk even before I had my now four-month-old daughter, Gallia, whose birth has made it possible. It is...
2019-06-29 18:30

Hey, let's watch Aubrey Plaza pour milk into her nostrils Few series have done more for our apparent collective need to see stars we like in sincere physical discomfort than First We Feast’s “Hot Ones,” the interview show that challenges various celebrities to answer fairly standard questions about their ca...
2019-06-23 01:15

Schiff: 'There’s been an epidemic of cowardice in the GOP' Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, attacked Republicans’ moral character on Thursday while continuing to temper Democrats’ calls for impeaching President Donald Trump until such proceedings are clearly “the right thing fo...
2019-05-31 19:15

An Epidemic of Violence We Never Discuss Rachel Louise Snyder’s “No Visible Bruises” recounts the horror of domestic violence in all its forms and argues for a more systematic approach to this abuse....
2019-06-07 11:30

San Francisco airport opens gates in new $2.4B Harvey Milk Terminal San Francisco International Airport on Tuesday opened gates its new $2.4 billion terminal and named it after slain gay rights advocate and former city supervisor Harvey Milk....
2019-07-23 20:15

World Milk Day 2019: Date, Theme, History And Significance  World Milk Day 2019: Today is World Milk Day, which is celebrated all over the world to mark the contributions of the dairy sector to economic development, farmers, and nutrition. This year's theme is......
2019-06-01 09:30

Trader Arrested Under National Security Act For Alleged Milk Adulteration A 38-old-year trader was arrested in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday under the National Security Act (NSA) for alleged milk adulteration, an official said....
2019-08-03 20:45

Milkman Charged With Selling Adulterated Milk 40-Years Ago Acquitted Facing legal ordeal for 40 years, a milkman booked for selling adulterated milk in 1979 and handed 6-months jail term with Rs 1,000 fine, was finally acquitted by the Supreme Court on Wednesday....
2019-07-31 22:45

Plant-based milk may be the double the price but people are drinking it up The plant-based market's biggest drivers, almond milk and soy milk, cost almost double the price of regular dairy milk for a half-gallon, according to a price check by FreshDirect. The price tag on oat milk is almost 2.5 times the cost of dairy milk....
2019-07-18 19:45

Boy with dairy allergy died after dad accidentally gave him chocolate containing milk An 11-year-old British boy with a dairy allergy died when his dad gave him a chocolate bar — unaware that it contained milk, a probe revealed this week. Thomas Pownall of Lancashire handed his son, Raffi, four chunks of chocolate from a Morriso...
2019-07-23 18:30

11-year-old boy with dairy allergy dies after dad gives him milk chocolate by accident British boy Raffi Pownall, who had a severe dairy allergy, was accidentally given a chocolate bar containing milk powder by his father.        ...
2019-07-24 19:15

Breastfeeding moms are raving about this simple hack to pump more milk Trying to increase your milk supply and fill those bottles more? Stop looking! It's science. And all you need is a baby sock.        ...
2019-06-06 19:45

Big Dairy is trying to get teens hooked on lattes to boost milk sales Enlarge / Will coffee-flavored milk save the dairy industry? (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Amid decades-long souring of milk sales in the United States, big dairy groups have now turned to sponsoring coffee bars in high schools to help skim profits f...
2019-07-03 08:45

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
2019-07-07 18:45

Mental illness: is there really a global epidemic? As the Guardian launches a series looking into the extent of the global mental health challenge, we examine the issue, how it is treated and the myths surrounding itThere are dozens of different kinds of mental illness, from common disorders that aff...
2019-06-03 10:30

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
2019-08-06 22:15

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO World Health Organization calls for more funds with 2,512 confirmed cases in Democratic Republic of the CongoThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organisati...
2019-07-17 20:30

American Fencer, Hammer Thrower Protest On Medal Podium At Pan-American Games Two American athletes used their literal platforms on medalist podiums at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru to draw attention to social injustice in the United States. Fencer Race Imboden displayed his protest on Thursday in the form of taking a k...
2019-08-12 12:30

Gabrielle Union Needed To Tell Dwyane Wade That Milk Doesn't Cost $20 After years of scheduled practices, workouts, and games, the unstructured life of retirement can be a shock for any professional athlete who decides to hang it up for the last time at the end of their season. But for some, the shock of adjusting to ...
2019-05-26 04:30

Indiana man Dakota King says he killed girlfriend’s baby for spitting milk on him An Indiana man admitted to killing his girlfriend’s 2-month-old baby by holding him face-down in a bassinet — because the infant spat milk on him, police said. Dakota L. King, 19, of Bloomington, was arrested late Tuesday on a murder charge aft...
2019-08-01 23:01

Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that it can one day fend for itself...
2019-06-14 14:30

Indian Kitchen Tips: Sure Shot Ways To Prevent Hot Milk From Sticking To The Pan Whether you are boiling milk for regular consumption or preparing desserts like custard or kheer, it gets imperative to keep the vessel from burning and sticking....
2019-08-07 15:30

3 Synthetic Milk Plants, Supplying To 6 States, Raided In Madhya Pradesh Fifty seven people have been arrested after three factories producing "highly toxic synthetic milk" were raided in the Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh, the Special Task Force of the state......
2019-07-20 11:30

2019 Indy 500: Every driver's choice of celebratory milk revealed Celebrating with a bottle of milk is one of the most famous Indy 500 traditions. Here's the type of milk each driver wants to have if he/she wins.        ...
2019-05-23 02:45

Trump signs order to make American-made goods more American During the annual White House “Made in America” showcase, President Trump said Monday his administration will require American products to use more American components if they are to be used by the government....
2019-07-15 23:45

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in the US....
2019-06-06 16:30

| 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....
2019-08-06 14:45

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
2019-08-07 14:15

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a death in a major city and the quarantining of 15 people in a province that had previously escaped the...
2019-08-01 01:45

Is it too late for social media to contain bullying epidemic? When was the last time you were shocked by a nasty comment on your favorite social-media site? It may help to know that you’re not alone. Instagram this month launched two new features on its platform meant to prevent bullying. One feature asks users...
2019-07-16 00:30

Teacher sues, saying she was fired for taking breaks to pump breast milk for her child A Portland, Maine, elementary teacher says her contract was not renewed and she faced "extreme animosity and hostility” from some colleagues.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Cleopatra’s Perfume Recreated – A Scent That Once Masked The Odor Of Sour Donkey Milk! Two professors in Hawaii have recreated a range of ancient perfumes including the scent worn by the legendary Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, which are all on exhibition in a National Geographic exhibit. ...
2019-08-09 10:00

Study finds residue of pesticides, antibiotics and growth hormone in non-organic milk Researchers found samples of organic free of hormones, antibiotics and pesticides they found in conventional milk samples. Expert is wary of results.       ...
2019-06-27 22:15

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-19 00:45

Privacy campaigners warn of UK facial recognition 'epidemic' Investigation uncovers widespread use in museums and shopping centres Privacy campaigners have warned of an “epidemic” of facial recognition use in shopping centres, museums, conference centres and other private spaces around the UK.An investigation ...
2019-08-16 16:45

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
2019-06-11 22:30

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling ...
2019-07-08 10:15

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the use of prescription painkillers from turning into harmful, long-term dependence....
2019-07-08 13:45

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic Faces of concussions: Carcillo, Lindros and NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic hockey is still confronting        ...
2019-05-23 12:15

Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides The NYPD suicides have been a recurring nightmare for the nation’s largest police force and have driven a discussion about the psychological toll of police work, a profession in which discussing mental health was long seen as taboo....
2019-08-17 07:15

| Pakistan man murders HIV positive wife in epidemic-hit south A Pakistani man killed his HIV positive wife in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, stirring panic and casting a light on the country's dismal public health standards....
2019-05-30 00:45

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging that the company's marketing strategies overstated the benefits of their opioid drugs while also mi...
2019-06-01 01:45

New lawsuit alleges Boy Scouts of America has “pedophile epidemic” Documents uncovered from the Boy Scouts ‘perversion files’ show the Tucson chapter was part of the ongoing alleged abuse. The ‘perversion files’ is a list the Boy Scouts of America kept with the names of thousands of what the ...
2019-08-08 09:15

Sydney stabbing: Brave Brits help pin down knifeman under milk crate and chairs after woman injured A gang of heroic bystanders including three Brits helped tackle a knifeman who stabbed a woman in Sydney, pinning him down with chairs and a milk crate....
2019-08-13 11:00

Days After Amul, Mother Dairy Price Hike, Patanjali Launches Cheaper Milk Days after leading milk suppliers Amul and Mother Dairy each hiked milk prices by up to Rs 2 per litre, new entrant in the dairy industry Patanjali Dairy has launched its toned milk and cow butter......
2019-05-27 18:01

Milk, Dairy May Cut Risk Of Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes, Poor Heart Health: Study The following study reviewed global scientific literature on the role of dairy products in health and in the prevention of chronic diseases including cardiovascular, metabolic syndrome, colon or......
2019-07-06 14:45

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration to improve the r...
2019-08-07 09:15

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
2019-08-01 01:30

Brian Cashman can’t hide frustration with Yankees’ injury epidemic LONDON — While The Cashman Report will not be released to the public, you need not have passed a bar exam to read between the lines: No exoneration. Before the Yankees and Red Sox closed the inaugural London Series on Sunday, Yankees general ma...
2019-06-30 20:30

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancers....
2019-06-14 02:15

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cures, ending the outbreak....
2019-08-12 18:45

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 20:45

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:45

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane The demands of the modern workplace have proved to be a major pain point that ratchets up the pressure on employees and can lead to serious physical and mental health issues. Here are some simple strategies to avoid feeling stressed on the job....
2019-06-02 04:45

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
2019-07-18 01:30

"Mob Lynching An Epidemic Now": Swara Bhasker Praises Letter To PM Modi Mob killings have become an "epidemic", actor Swara Bhasker on Wednesday, praising the 49 prominent public figures who have written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for stronger action......
2019-07-25 07:45

Creature comforts: has the US's emotional support animal epidemic gone too far? – video Emotional support animals, or ESAs, have exploded across the US in recent years, with rising numbers of pet owners getting their animals certified online. Unlike in the UK, ESAs have legal status in the US on a tier below traditional service animals,...
2019-06-27 19:30

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-16 03:15

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling millions of pills despite signs the addictive drugs were being misused....
2019-07-18 23:45

Sydney stabbing suspect yelling 'Allahu akbar' pinned to ground by bystanders with milk crate Three British men are being hailed as heroes after confronting a knife-wielding man who killed one woman and wounded another in downtown Sydney before trying to attack others Tuesday while yelling "Allahu akbar," according to police and witnesses....
2019-08-13 16:45

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just t...
2019-06-19 04:15

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 21:00

Vacancies remain at 'epidemic levels' in some US cities: Axios managing editor Are abandoned and vacant homes the next housing crisis? Kim Hart, managing editor at Axios, joins "The Exchange" to discuss the burden of high vacancy rates on small communities....
2019-07-19 22:30

REFILE-Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic Oklahoma's attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker's "egregious" marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose d...
2019-08-01 02:30

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 19:45

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
2019-07-18 04:15

Lawmakers blast Juul over the company's role in teen vaping 'epidemic' The House Committee on Oversight and Reform's Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee is examining Juul's marketing and health claims in a two-part hearing on Wednesday and Thursday titled "Examining Juul's Role in the Youth Nicotine...
2019-07-24 17:45

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
2019-05-24 15:45

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress in accessing treatment is decreasing, putting UN targets to end the Aids epidemic by 2030 in doubt.The...
2019-07-17 15:30

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirm...
2019-08-17 00:45

America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades and the results have been murderous....
2019-08-05 18:45

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 ...
2019-08-08 14:30

The Honda S600 Drives Like It's Where All The Fun Comes From Let’s say you just finished canyon-carving in your Honda S2000. You enjoyed its lightweight chassis, 50-50 weight distribution and the sounds emitted from its naturally aspirated engine as that aggressive cam profile switched over, rushing to a 9,000...
2019-06-19 08:45

Who – Or “What” – Drives Interest Rates? EWI's Murray Gunn explains the role of the Federal Reserve in "driving" interest rates and the economy -- you me be surprised to find out who (or what) is doing the real driving....
2019-05-21 20:15

A woman learned she had breast cancer after her son refused to feed from one of her breasts, and it's likely because the tumor made her milk taste bitter via Shutterstock From the time Joanne Carr had her son Dougie, the U.K.-based mom breastfed him with no issue, so she was surprised when, at 14 months old, Dougie refused to feed from her right breast, Yahoo UK reported. Carr decided to investigate ...
2019-07-10 00:30

Supreme Court could hear first case over the opioid epidemic in suit brought by Arizona Arizona alleged that the family behind the maker of OxyContin unlawfully transferred billions of dollars over the last decade out of Purdue to enrich themselves and avoid liability for their role in the drug crisis....
2019-08-02 18:30

Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in......
2019-07-11 03:15

Pillar drives in 5 as Giants top Diamondbacks 10-4 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is pitching as well as he has in years. Just be careful how you phrase it. “I’m not really a fan of that ‘vintage’ deal,” the 2014 World Series MVP snapped back when asked how he fe...
2019-07-01 03:45

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
2019-07-18 01:30

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of paink...
2019-07-17 17:45

Juul co-founder defends company at hearing over its alleged role in teen vaping 'epidemic' Juul co-founder James Monsees defended the company in a hearing Thursday, as lawmakers grilled him over Juul's alleged role in the teen vaping "epidemic."...
2019-07-31 17:45

Why Siberia Drives on the Wrong Side of the Road It’s the early 1990s. A Toyota Sprinter is wedged half-way onto a cargo ship. Its rear axle floats in the air, hovering above the Sea of Japan. A few dozen more second-hand cars from Japan are stuffed onto the vessel, some more precariously than othe...
2019-07-10 18:30

Best SSDs 2019: the top solid-state drives for your PC For years, we’ve been stuck with buying hard drives, rather than SSDs, whenever we needed more storage, and they haven’t aged too well. Fortunately, the best SSDs are more affordable than ever, and we don’t need to rely on those ...
2019-06-28 12:45

How a 25-year-old hairstylist drives a six-figure Mercedes A hairstylist shares his journey for making extraordinary money in his 20s by building a brand via Instagram and co-owning a salon in metro Detroit.       ...
2019-06-17 22:30

Netflix’s Hyperdrive Drives Cars The Way You're Too Chicken To Chances are, you are an average American driver. Which means you get into your car, back it out of the driveway or garage, go to work/school/the store and then put it back in the driveway or garage when you’re done. There is no stunting. But on Hyper...
2019-08-01 23:30

Best hard drives 2019: the top HDD for desktops and laptops The best hard drives won’t be anywhere near as fast as the best SSDs. However, they’re got their advantages as well, so it might be a great idea to buy one on Amazon Prime Day. For example, the best hard drives are so much more affordab...
2019-07-16 05:30

UPDATE 1-Last Volkswagen Beetle drives into the sunset Volkswagen rolled the last Beetle off the assembly line on Wednesday, the end of the road for a car that ran from Nazi Germany through hippie counterculture but failed to navigate a swerve in consumer tastes toward SUVs....
2019-07-11 02:45

Volvo's SUV growth drives record sales Continued success of XC60 and XC40 SUVs lead firm to record sales, despite struggles of global car market Volvo has reported record sales in the first half of 2019, with the success of its SUV range helping the firm sell 340,286 cars – including str...
2019-07-18 09:45

Robinson drives in 4; Stanford beats Bulldogs, 9-7 STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Christian Robinson had two hits and drove in four runs to help Stanford rally past Fresno State 9-7 in the championship game of the Stanford regional on Monday night. Maverick Handley hit a pair of home runs and drove in three...
2019-06-04 08:30

Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster Video Fiat Chrysler‘s pursuit of a merger with Renault is the latest deal motivated by corporate executives’ desire to avoid becoming the next Blockbuster Video....
2019-05-29 16:15

Pedro Martinez says Phillies had swine flu during 2009 World Series The Phillies lost the World Series in six games to the Yankees and pitcher Pedro Martinez is now revealing that teammates were sick.       ...
2019-08-05 19:45

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river....
2019-06-18 22:00

The new iPadOS supports USB sticks and external hard drives Apple's enhancements to its venerable iPad family of tablets didn't end up with the brand new iPadOS that introduces plenty of features that aid multitasking, moving the iPad one step closer to being an actually decent laptop replacement.Tucked withi...
2019-06-04 14:30

McMahon drives in 3, Rockies rally past Diamondbacks 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-06-20 08:30

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, David Price pitched six solid innings in his 300th career start and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 to salvage a split of their d...
2019-06-09 04:15

The 5 best components of Computex 2019: the coolest chips and drives We’ve been in Taiwan at Computex 2019, checking out what tech companies envision for the future of computing gadgets. There, manufacturers have shown off new laptops, monitors, desktop computers and, most importantly, a whole host of component...
2019-05-31 23:15

Best portable SSD of 2019: top external solid state drives Welcome to TechRadar’s guide of the best portable SSDs on the market right now. We’re going to dive into all the most dependable portable SSDs that combine speed, capacity and mobility to ensure that you can safely keep all your importa...
2019-06-12 16:15

McMahon drives in 3 as Rockies beat Greinke, D-backs 6-4 Ryan McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Colorado Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
2019-06-20 12:45

Vehicle drives into protesters outside US detention centre – video A vehicle drove into a line of protesters outside a detention centre in Rhode Island on Wednesday. Dozens of people were protesting against the contract between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Wyatt detention facility when a corr...
2019-08-17 00:45

What Would Kate Spade Do? The Question Drives the Company She Left Behind A year after the designer’s suicide, her Frances Valentine line channels her tastes—and mines her closet—for inspiration. The brand’s future hinges on whether it can move beyond being a niche label and establish its identity based on a creator in abs...
2019-05-31 17:30

Autocar drives Britain's 'biggest, best and most bonkers race' C1 event was by far the biggest motor race ever held in Britain Take (almost) 100 identical Citroën C1 city cars and race all day and all of the night. We joined in You’d think that 100 racing cars – one for every 60 metres of track – would just m...
2019-05-21 15:15

Golf's Longest Drives Are Creeping Up and Changing the Sport The average distance of PGA drives has been rising steadily due to changes in equipment and training. But it's still almost impossible to hit 450 yards....
2019-06-14 17:45

Police: 2 die, 1 child missing after woman drives into river Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river....
2019-06-18 15:45

Final VW Beetle drives off Mexico factory floor Mexican Volkswagen staff have bid farewell to their last "New Beetle," the design that in 1997 succeeded the curvy small family car first made famous in post-war Germany....
2019-07-11 05:30

MLB roundup: Trout drives in 6 in Angels' combined no-hitter In their first home game since teammate Tyler Skaggs' recent death, Taylor Cole and Felix Pena teamed for the 13th combined no-hitter in major league history as the Los Angeles Angels earned a 13-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners Friday night in An...
2019-07-13 13:45

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urg...
2019-06-14 05:30

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it for themselves....
2019-06-04 15:30

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win...
2019-06-09 04:15

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two ou...
2019-05-27 03:45

Corrections officer put on leave after truck drives into protesters Officials at a Rhode Island correctional facility where a pickup truck drove into protesters surrounding the facility have placed a correctional officer on administrative leave....
2019-08-16 21:45

Meadows drives in 4, streaking Rays pound Twins 14-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hot-hitting Austin Meadows drove in four runs to back the pitching of Charlie Morton, who remained unbeaten for the Tampa Bay Rays with a 14-3 victory over the major league-best Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Meadows d...
2019-05-31 06:30

Mourning the last bag of breast milk, long after my kids outgrew breast-feeding It was a connection to a former version of myself and my children that I didn’t have to fully mourn as long as I had those eight ounces sealed in a bag....
2019-08-16 17:15

Argentine Markets Steady, but Political Instability Drives Uncertainty Some economists said the country is heading for prolonged financial instability amid the growing likelihood that the left-wing Peronist movement will return to power in October elections....
2019-08-14 02:15

English drives in 5 runs as Georgia Tech tops Rattlers 13-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Tristin English drove in five runs on four hits, Amos Willingham allowed only two runs in six innings and host Georgia Tech beat Florida A&M 13-2 in NCAA regional action on Friday night. Georgia Tech (42-17) will play Auburn on Saturda...
2019-06-01 05:30

Apple drives Wall Street higher as U.S. delays some tariffs U.S. stocks surged more than 1.5% on Tuesday after the Trump administration said it would delay 10% tariffs on some Chinese products, including laptops and cell phones, driving a 4% rally in shares of iPhone maker Apple Inc....
2019-08-13 20:15

White identity politics drives Trump, and the Republican Party under him As a 2020 political strategy, the president is betting on the combination of grievance and anti-immigrant sentiment that helped him win election in 2016....
2019-07-16 12:30

Inner Circle: How a hi-tech truck drives PGA Tour golfer to success Harris English gives USA TODAY Sports and Golfweek a behind-the-scenes look at the hi-tech tractor trailer that helps give him an edge while on tour.        ...
2019-07-10 20:30

Best USB flash drives of 2019: Memory sticks for all your data storage needs Buying the best USB flash drives for your needs is a necessary purchase, no matter how you're using your gear, and we're here to help. In this list for the best options, we look at USB flash drives that offer you safe and secure, portable s...
2019-07-06 11:45

Match Group surges as Tinder drives earnings beat Online dating services provider Match Group Inc forecast third-quarter sales above estimates and reported better-than-expected second-quarter revenue on Tuesday, as its popular app Tinder attracted more users....
2019-08-07 02:30

This retiree drives underprivileged college students home from school A selfless 76-year-old retiree in upstate New York is dedicating his golden years to paying it forward — driving thousands of miles to bring low-income college students home from school. Paul Goetchius is a driver for On Point for College, a Syracuse...
2019-05-25 09:15

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler and the Kansas City Royals took an early blow but kept on fighting. Soler bounced back after losing a ball in the sun with a homer and two RBIs, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and th...
2019-07-01 03:45

Study: Cost of healthy food drives malnourishment globally New research shows price differences for healthy and unhealthy foods can lead to malnourishment, obesity and other diet-related health problems -- with cheap, unhealthy foods causing one-fifth of global annual deaths....
2019-07-23 19:45

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the Astros order. On Wednesday, he found a way to send most of them home. Gurriel drove in a team-record-t...
2019-08-08 05:45

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4 Rafael Devers hit a solo homer and drove in four runs, Eduardo Rodríguez pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox sent Toronto's Aaron Sanchez to his 13th straight loss, beating the Blue Jays 5-4 on Wednesday night....
2019-07-18 06:45

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
2019-08-14 19:15

What drives Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete to rescue migrants? Carola Rackete has been lauded as a heroine and decried a criminal for the aid she has given to asylum-seekers stranded in the Mediterranean Sea. What drives the 31-year-old German captain of the Sea-Watch rescue boat?...
2019-06-30 07:30

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
2019-06-13 09:45

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale up and double food assistance to people affected by the disease....
2019-07-31 17:45

Indian Cooking Hacks: Keep These Tips Handy While Cooking With Milk Milk is delicious and creamy and it's this quality of this nutritious beverage that makes it so popular. However, it is also extremely perishable and you may want to use it with caution....
2019-06-29 14:30

How To Make Condensed Milk At Home Using Cook And No-Cook Methods Sweetened condensed milk is used in barfis, halwas, cakes, brownies, cupcakes and even homemade ice-creams and kulfis. Here's how you can make it at home!...
2019-08-02 10:15

Want to drink blue milk like Luke Skywalker? At Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge you can, but shouldn't Ahead of the opening of Disneyland's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, we sampled foods including blue milk. Surprise: It does not taste milky.        ...
2019-05-30 13:30

Pedro Martinez: Swine flu hurt Phillies in World Series loss to Yankees The 2009 swine flu pandemic affected thousands of people around the world and — according to Pedro Martinez — the World Series, as well. “It wasn’t told, but most of us were sick,” the former Phillies pitcher told the Philadelphia Inquire...
2019-08-05 20:45

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays Marco Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader       ...
2019-06-09 04:30

New IPCC Report Shows How Our Abuse of Land Drives Climate Change Cutting out fossil fuels, which the IPCC has called for repeatedly, isn’t enough—we as a species need to fundamentally transform our relationship with the land....
2019-08-08 20:00

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
2019-06-09 16:15

Philly Is the City of Brotherly Love Unless Your Brother Drives an Orange Car Apparently Now, I know nothing here is close to the sorts of discrimination people suffer every day based on their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or whatever, but this is still absolutely maddening and completely inane. Here’s the deal: there’s a m...
2019-06-08 00:15

Making Data Coherent Drives Salesforce’s $15.3 Billion Deal for Tableau Salesforce’s deal to buy the business tools maker Tableau, its largest ever acquisition, was pushed by the need to make business information understandable....
2019-06-10 23:30

Seagate’s compact, budget hard drives are perfect for backing up data on the go If you need to back up your data for work, school, or play, there are loads of hard drives out there waiting to be filled to the brim with your precious files. And I’ve got some good news for you: they’re getting cheaper and smaller – like Seagate’s ...
2019-06-08 03:30

How Star Trek’s warp drives touch on one of physics' biggest mysteries Star Trek’s light speed engines may not be possible in our universe, but we are learning more about the particles that fuel them, says Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
2019-06-13 03:45

Stand-Ins, Push-Ups and Long Drives: How the 2020 Field Is Preparing for the Debates The debates on Wednesday and Thursday nights may represent the best — and for some, the only — opportunity to stand out in an enormous primary field....
2019-06-24 09:30

Trump drives media agenda, taunts Democrats, as Kibitzer-in-Chief Donald Trump has many roles: cultural commentator, Twitter titan, reality show producer, kibitzer-in-chief, all intertwined with the job of running the country....
2019-05-22 11:45

Hollywood film franchise fatigue drives down global ticket sales Cinemagoers spent almost $19bn in first six months of the year, down from $20.2bn in 2018The global box office has so far failed to sizzle this summer, with ticket sales down 6% in the first half of 2019 as misfiring Hollywood sequels give cinemagoer...
2019-07-05 20:45

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart hitting several people before getting arrested NBC — A Florida man is caught on video driving a golf cart through a Walmart store, as people scramble to get out of the way. Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies say 56-year-old Michael Dale Hudson was driving the golf cart into the st...
2019-08-09 02:45

Golf: Dream start drives Diaz to John Deere lead Mexico's Roberto Diaz holed a 100-yard wedge shot for eagle at his first hole and never looked back as he fired a flawless nine-under-par 62 and grabbed a two-stroke lead after the first round at the John Deere Classic in Illinois on Thursday....
2019-07-12 03:30

Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick drives ball off tee hanging out of caddie's mouth Former NHL great Jeremy Roenick is among the former celebrities and athletes taking part in the American Century Championship this weekend in Lake Tahoe....
2019-07-12 23:45

Smoke Shop Smashed: Intoxicated Driver Slowly Drives Through Store An Oklahoma woman was arrested Tuesday after she was caught on camera driving her car through a medical marijuana dispensary. Leslie Peake, 57, was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. Ziggyz Cannabis store manager Chase Uhl was in the ...
2019-06-13 12:30

8 killed, 16 injured in China as falling boulder drives tour bus off road Eight people were killed and 16 were injured after their tour bus was hit by a falling boulder in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said....
2019-07-12 15:00

Final Fantasy drives Square Enix sales through a profitable quarter Square Enix revealed its financial results for the quarter ending on June 30, showing growth compared to the previous year thanks to its iconic Final Fantasy franchise.Read More...
2019-08-07 04:30

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever ...
2019-06-11 15:15

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
2019-07-16 06:30

Deceased G.O.P. Strategist’s Hard Drives Reveal New Details on the Census Citizenship Question Weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the legality of the citizenship question, evidence filed in court could further erode the Trump administration’s rationale for the question....
2019-05-30 22:15

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night. After Toronto walked Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez...
2019-06-15 07:15

Boeing moves closer to Cape Canaveral as Trump drives space exploration Boeing announced it will move its space division's headquarters to the central Florida coast, where NASA once launched rockets taking humans to the moon, to capitalize on President Trump's investment in exploration beyond Earth's orbit....
2019-06-19 23:30

Novak Djokovic: Fight with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be world No1 drives us on Novak Djokovic says the competition between himself, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to be the best in the world is driving their dominance of men's tennis....
2019-07-09 13:45

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment drives hard with both triple-A and mobile games David Haddad runs Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a collection of game studios that are seeing success with both triple-A and mobile games.Read More...
2019-06-19 21:30

Turkmenistan leader drives donuts around 'Gateway to Hell' in footage following death rumors Turkmenistan's repressive president is alive, well and has been driving stunts around a flaming pit nicknamed the "Gateway to Hell," according to recently released footage following rumors that he had died....
2019-08-06 22:45

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, t...
2019-06-04 14:15

iPadOS, coming “this fall”: Thumb drives, more gestures, “desktop-class” browsing Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) In addition to expected updates to WatchOS and iOS, Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included an announcement of a new iOS fork: iPadOS. This new updated OS focuses squarely on the larger-screen capabilities of iPads—though...
2019-06-03 23:15

J&J analyst day drives focus on drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at the company's analyst day as the company shares its plans for the next few years and tries to allay investors' concerns over talc-based baby powder....
2019-05-21 17:45

How 'Stranger Things' Whipped Up '80s Fever ‘Stranger Things,’ returning to Netflix July 4, has stoked ’80s nostalgia even among viewers born long after the decade of scrunchies and shopping malls....
2019-07-01 04:45

Achonwa leads Fever to 79-64 win over Wings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natalie Achonwa had 17 points, 11 rebounds and five assists to help the Indiana Fever beat the Dallas Wings 79-64 on Friday night. Kelsey Mitchell, Tiffany Mitchell and Candice Dupree each scored 14 points for the Fever. Dupree ad...
2019-06-08 07:30

Quigley scores 18; Sky win 3rd straight, 70-64 over Fever INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 18 points and the Chicago Sky won their third straight game with a 70-64 victory over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night. Cheyenne Parker added 14 points and 10 rebounds and Courtney Vandersloot had nine poin...
2019-06-16 06:00

Florida man drives golf cart into Walmart, tries to hit shoppers before hitting cash register, deputies say A Florida man is facing charges for allegedly driving a golf cart through the front doors of a Walmart Supercenter on Thursday and hitting several shoppers before crashing into a cashier register, deputies say. ...
2019-08-10 04:00

Turkmenistan leader purportedly drives doughnuts around ‘Gateway to Hell’ amid death rumors Turkmenistan’s president, who has not been seen in over a month sparking speculation of his health, re-emerged in a broadcast Sunday purportedly showing him behind the wheel of a rally car performing vehicular stunts around the country’s famed crater...
2019-08-07 23:15

Griner scores 23 points, Mercury hit 10 3s in win over Fever PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points, Leilani Mitchell had 18 points and 11 assists for her first career double-double and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 91-69 on Friday night. Griner had 17 points in the first half to help bui...
2019-06-29 07:45

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky CHICAGO (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 on Friday night. Indiana (5-5) is one victory shy of matching its victory total from la...
2019-06-22 06:45

Have space fever? Here are five jobs that will take you closer to the stars From space historian to space doctor, jobs that will take you where no man has gone before are becoming more mainstream.        ...
2019-07-23 06:30

Jones scores 25, leads Sun past Fever 88-77 UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 25 points and Jasmine Thomas added 16 to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 88-77 on Tuesday night. Jones scored 14 first-half points to help the Sun build a 40-37 lead at the break. Connecti...
2019-05-29 05:45

8-year-old gets rat-bite fever after playing with pet rats A California girl is recovering after she was diagnosed with rat-bite fever, which doctors believe she contracted from one of her pet rats. Cali, whose last name was not revealed during a press conference with her doctor and mother, has eczema on her...
2019-06-05 00:15

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 04:15

Kelsey Mitchell hits 5 3s in Fever’s 92-77 win over Liberty INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and the Indiana Fever handed the New York Liberty their 15th straight loss, 92-77 on Saturday night. The Fever scored the first 11 points of the game and made 11 of 16 shots...
2019-06-02 03:45

Thermo Fisher raises full-year forecasts as life sciences drives quarterly profit Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc reported second-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates and raised its 2019 forecast for sales and profit on Wednesday, helped by a 9% rise in sales at its life sciences unit....
2019-07-24 12:45

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
2019-05-28 00:30

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oma...
2019-06-18 09:45

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was ...
2019-07-17 18:15

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
2019-06-19 16:30

Raptors fever explodes in Nunavut: ‘We the real North’ In the tiny hamlet of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, more than 3,000 kilometres northwest of Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Raptors' famous slogan takes on a whole new meaning....
2019-06-11 04:30

Bangladesh struggles with worst outbreak of dengue fever Bangladesh is grappling with its worst outbreak of dengue fever, with hospitals packed with patients as the disease spreads rapidly in the densely-populated country....
2019-08-01 17:30

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the illnesses Wednesday involving employees of its Central Division office. There’s no word on how th...
2019-05-30 11:15

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
2019-07-16 15:30

Brain fever kills 97 children in east India Nearly 100 children have died this month from encephalitis, commonly known as brain fever, in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, a state health official said on Monday....
2019-06-17 14:30

Griner, Bonner lead Mercury past Fever 94-87 Brittney Griner scored 26 points, DeWanna Bonner added 25 and the Phoenix Mercury used a dominate first half to defeat the Indiana Fever 94-87       ...
2019-06-10 03:45

Chinese official: Pig fever outbreak ‘complicated and grim’ An official says the death toll from a disease that struck China’s pig herds has risen to 1.2 million and the government is stepping up efforts to contain outbreaks...
2019-07-04 09:00

The Londoner: Love Island fever grips Westminster In Today's Londoner: Love Island fever grips Westminster | DJ Jessie lets us in on her big Table Manners secret | Hungry David seeks his inner cat | Rees-Mogg's Dictionary...
2019-08-01 22:30

US-China trade truce drives Wall Street to record high despite factory woes - business live Trade optimism is pushing markets up despite weak factory data in the UK, the eurozone and ChinaLatest: US stock market hits new peakBut can rally last, given manufacturing weakness?UK factories suffer slump in JuneUS, China and eurozone manufacturin...
2019-07-01 20:45

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper drives home heart health message 2 years after ‘widowmaker’ nearly killed him The fitness guru who coached contestants on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” through weight loss while millions tuned in week after week to see the results had failed to listen to his own body....
2019-05-21 14:38

Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
2019-06-19 02:45

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, nationa...
2019-06-16 18:45

Andy Murray's comeback will begin at Fever Tree Championships Tennis star Andy Murray plans to play competitive tennis for the first time since January at the Fever-Tree Championships in London later this month....
2019-06-04 01:00

Nearly one billion people in Africa to be protected against yellow fever by 2026 Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The commitment is part of the Eliminate Yellow f...
2019-05-21 19:30

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
2019-06-20 01:15

Venezuela’s gold fever fuels gangs and insecurity: 'There will be anarchy' Puerto Ordaz has been swept up in a gold rush that powers the city as the armed groups running the mines flourishPuerto Ordaz was once Venezuela’s industrial hub, a modernist dream of broad boulevards and ranks of factories and gateway to a belt of r...
2019-06-08 19:15

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:30

Sportwatch: Adelaide v GWS, Waratahs v Brumbies, Fever v Giants and more – live! Updates from a busy day of Australian sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 12.53pm BST Cricket World Cup: Checking in on our England v Bangladesh live blog and England are doing it fairly easy so far in their innings. Bangladesh will need ...
2019-06-08 14:00

A’ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97 on Saturday night. The Aces (7-5) took the lead for good at 95-94 on Cambag...
2019-06-30 10:30

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, f...
2019-06-12 04:15

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris ...
2019-06-07 04:15

Sportwatch: GWS v Sydney, Sea Eagles v Knights, Vixens v Fever and more – live! Updates from around Australia on a busy day of sportAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 7.57am BST A much improved second half for the Fever wasn’t enough to come away with a desperately needed win. This loss ends their finals chances - a huge...
2019-08-03 09:00

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
2019-07-18 01:45

Chinese official warns pig fever outbreak still ‘grim’ despite slowing significantly The death toll from a disease outbreak in China’s pig herds has “significantly slowed" but the situation is still “complicated and grim,” a deputy agriculture minister said....
2019-07-04 20:15

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer living in rural India, borrowed money to take her to hospital....
2019-06-21 14:45

The Warm-Up: Hazard Fever hits Madrid, but fans chant for Mbappe "Eden Hazard draws a crowd of 50,000 to the Bernabeu, but are they satisfied? Meanwhile, Phil Neville gets stuck into some spectacular World Cup beef."...
2019-06-14 12:15

A'ja Wilson scores career-high 39, Aces beat Fever in OT A'ja Wilson scored a career-high 39 points and Liz Cambage had 12 of her 16 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces beat the Indiana Fever 102-97       ...
2019-06-30 14:15

Candice Dupree scores 20 points, Fever beat winless Wings ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Candice Dupree scored 20 points to help the Indiana Fever beat the winless Dallas Wings 76-72 on Thursday night. Kelsey Mitchell added 18 points for Indiana (4-3). The Fever also beat the Wings on Friday night in Indianapolis ...
2019-06-14 05:30

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis ...
2019-08-02 01:30

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to th...
2019-07-20 04:45

McCowan's layup at buzzer lifts Fever over Liberty in opener Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener        ...
2019-05-25 19:30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
2019-06-19 03:45

Today we're reminded that the singing Quiznos rats were real and not a collective fever dream There you are. It’s 2003. You’re chilling on your parent’s couch, flipping channels because you don’t have the luxury of Netflix or Hulu. You settle on a show, hunker down, and, all of a sudden, you’re confronted with the creepiest creatures you’ve e...
2019-06-18 00:45

4-year-old boy's performance of the national anthem at Indiana Fever game is a slam dunk A 4-year-old boy stepped up and gave a rousing performance of the national anthem prior to the Indiana Fever’s game against the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday....
2019-07-12 23:45

Tulip Fever author Deborah Moggach recalls 'nightmare' movie adaptation How Gordon Brown, Harvey Weinstein and a milkman ensured film was ‘a ghastly disaster’It is a tale of two bestselling books about 17th century Dutch painters which both became films. One was a joy. The other a “complete nightmare from start to finish...
2019-05-29 12:15

Congolese soldiers to force hand-washing, fever checks after Ebola emergency declaration The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
2019-07-19 01:30

Spirits talks Pokémon’s mythical roots, confirming Exeggutor isn’t just some animator’s fever dream Sex And The City premiered nearly 21 years ago, and people are still talking about it. But people aren’t talking about it the same way they talk about the other hit shows of the past two decades (“Aw, remember how good Breaking Bad was?”). No, when f...
2019-05-21 15:15

Potentially deadly valley fever is hitting California farmworkers hard, worrying researchers LAMONT, Calif. — Victor Gutierrez contracted valley fever, an illness caused by a soil-borne fungus, and he thinks he got it in the summer of 2011 when he worked in the nectarine orchards of California’s dry, dusty Central Valley. “The wind was reall...
2019-06-18 04:30

Grandfather rushed to hospital after car drives 'at speed' towards crowds at cemetery A grandfather has been seriously injured as a car drove at speed through a cemetery, as thousands of people attended an annual blessing of the graves service in Ireland....
2019-07-22 00:45

Tesla’s new autopilot update drives like a ‘kid behind the wheel for the very first time’ Consumer Reports' review is in and it doesn’t look good for Tesla owners hoping for a hands-off driving experience. Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

WRAPUP 2-Loan growth drives profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Two of Canada's largest lenders beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, as strong loan growth boosted their retail banking businesses and interest income....
2019-05-23 19:30

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
2019-05-21 21:45

World-renowned cancer specialist praised by Prince William died of rare reaction to yellow fever jab, inquest finds A world-renowned cancer specialist hailed as a "pioneer" by Prince William died of a rare complication from a yellow fever vaccination, an inquest has found....
2019-05-28 21:45

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
2019-05-21 16:30

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
2019-07-08 15:30

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
2019-06-17 17:30

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural ...
2019-05-31 01:00

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26 19:30

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
2019-05-27 12:30

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
2019-07-19 23:15

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
2019-08-08 08:15

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
2019-07-09 02:45

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 8.18pm BST 16 min: The whole crowd jump to their feet in giddy anticipation as Salah runs on to a ball ...
2019-06-30 21:30

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo i...
2019-06-18 15:45

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
2019-06-27 21:00

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup CAIRO (AP) — Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of Thursda...
2019-06-27 21:30

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
2019-06-08 20:30

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
2019-06-20 13:15

2 African lions die at California zoos, officials say Two African lions known for delighting visitors with their booming roars have died from age-related health problems at zoos in California this week, officials said....
2019-05-23 20:30

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
2019-05-29 09:45

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-15 05:00

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
2019-08-01 01:45

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to...
2019-05-22 22:30

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
2019-08-13 08:00

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
2019-05-21 14:38

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch these 10 game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
2019-06-17 01:45

Still have 'Jeopardy!' fever? Watch the 10 best game shows this summer From "Press Your Luck" and the new "Spin the Wheel" to good old "Wheel of Fortune," these are the best game shows to play along with this summer.        ...
2019-06-17 18:15

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
2019-07-21 16:45

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
2019-08-14 10:15

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-22 14:30

| North African giants chasing Khama Billiat Kaizer Chiefs forward Khama Billiat has drawn interest from a number of teams in North Africa following his fine individual performances for Zimbabwe at AFCON....
2019-07-06 14:15

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
2019-07-03 23:45

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i...
2019-08-14 21:15

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
2019-07-07 20:45

Ramaphosa heralds 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era had dawned” as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was...
2019-05-25 16:30

2 elderly African lions die at San Francisco, San Diego zoos SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two beloved, elderly lions have died at zoos in California. The San Francisco Zoo announced Wednesday that a 16-year-old male African lion named Jahari died Monday of old age. African lions live to about 14 in the wild. He was born a...
2019-05-23 05:15

Infantino says African football will 'significantly improve' with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
2019-07-17 21:15

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Ber...
2019-06-06 14:15

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
2019-07-19 14:15

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
2019-05-31 18:15

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
2019-06-01 12:30

African Cup: Nigeria needs late goal vs. debutant Burundi African Cup: Relieved Nigeria squeezes past Burundi 1-0; Uganda throws up first big surprise by beating Congo 2-0       ...
2019-06-22 22:30

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the gam...
2019-06-24 00:30

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating ...
2019-06-06 19:45

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
2019-06-27 19:45

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country one of the few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Eth...
2019-05-30 21:15

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the...
2019-06-29 03:45

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commis...
2019-05-22 03:30

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
2019-06-30 23:15

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
2019-05-23 04:45

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, di...
2019-08-03 04:15

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Stree...
2019-08-16 21:15

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The d...
2019-06-06 19:45

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
2019-07-16 22:45

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-07 16:01

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
2019-07-19 20:30

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the c...
2019-06-07 13:30