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Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected

The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation i...

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected

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Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.    ...
07:00, 07/15/2019

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest export...
20:16, 07/03/2019

For Sale: Laptop infected with world's most dangerous malware A laptop infected with six of the most dangerous viruses and malware that have caused around $95bn (£74bn) of damage has been put up for auction...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Canadian traveler visited Seattle while infected with measles Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles....
00:16, 05/08/2019

Check if Your Android Device Has Been Infected by Malicious Adware Another wave of sketchy apps has been banned from the Google Play Store. This time around, the offending apps all came from one publisher, CooTek, wh...
22:32, 07/17/2019

Mold at Seattle Children’s Hospital leaves 1 dead, 5 others infected Six patients were sickened and one died from infections by a garden-variety mold at the Seattle Children’s Hospital officials revealed on Tuesd...
06:16, 07/03/2019

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has...
23:16, 07/11/2019

1 dead, 5 infected after mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital A mold infestation at Seattle Children's Hospital in Washington state has left at least one person dead and five others infected, hospital officials ...
13:16, 07/04/2019

Hunt accused of breaking promises to infected blood victims Tory leadership contender and ex-health secretary Jeremy Hunt has been accused of not fulfilling his promises to victims of the infected blood scanda...
22:32, 06/21/2019

Someone Spent $1.3 Million on Laptop Infected With Six of The Most Destructive Computer Viruses A used Samsung NC10 costs less than $200. But a used Samsung NC10 with six of the most dangerous types of malware is apparently worth $1.345 million—...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Maryland boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria. Here's what you need to know about Vibrio A Maryland boy was infected with flesh-eating bacteria Vibrio in June 2019 while swimming off West Ocean City. Health official say cases are rare. &...
03:32, 07/03/2019

Canadian man hit Seattle's tourist hot spots while infected with measles, health officials say Health officials in Seattle are warning about a Canadian traveler who passed through popular tourist spots in late April while infected with measles....
19:16, 05/07/2019

25 Million Android Devices Infected by a New Malware: Check Point Research A new smartphone malware called "Agent Smith" has been discovered that has infected 25 million devices worldwide, including 15 million in India, Chec...
01:48, 07/11/2019

Tourist Infected by Brain-Invading Parasite After Eating Slug on a Dare in Hawaii Hawaii health officials are warning residents and visitors to avoid slugs, snails, and rats after the Center for Disease Control (CDC) found that thr...
23:32, 05/31/2019

WHO: 34,000 infected with Measles in Europe, disease will spread if vulnerable populations aren't vaccinated More than 34,000 people in Europe have been infected with measles during the first two months of this year and the outbreak will persist if authoriti...
09:00, 05/08/2019

A measles travel ban? Health officials have considered stopping infected travelers from flying The measles outbreak in several parts of the U.S. have prompted health officials to consider putting travelers on a rarely used Do Not Board list. &...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam: report Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks. &...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Report: Millions of Android phones silently infected with malware through Samsung app scam Two separate reports sprang up in recent weeks, revealing that millions of Android users might have been targeted in a new form of mobile attacks. &...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk ...
22:32, 06/29/2019

Operating rooms scheduled to reopen after one dead, 5 infected by mold at Seattle Children's Hospital A patient at the Seattle Children's Hospital died, and five more were infected after mold was discovered in several operating rooms during a routine ...
04:16, 07/05/2019

Rabies alert issued for Disney World's Epcot area after infected cat scratches employees Florida's Department of Health issued a rabies alert for Disney World's Epcot Center after two employees were scratched by a rabid cat. &#...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on ...
20:48, 07/08/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "peopl...
19:16, 07/07/2019

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested ....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a pu...
15:00, 07/05/2019

85 percent of Americans say they won’t throw this out More than eight in ten Americans consider themselves to be people who hold on to keepsakes, with 38 percent of even admitting to having kept a keepsa...
22:32, 06/14/2019

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something h...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: The PS4 Pro for 10 percent off This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn aff...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season in which he lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo told ESPN "there's a lot ...
08:16, 07/14/2019

The 77 Percent: Join the debate 77 percent of Africans are younger than 35. Those 77 percent can shape the continent's future. We join African youths as they share their stories, th...
22:16, 05/28/2019

What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 839 cases of measles in 23 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declare...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Packers profit drops 98 percent to $724,000 GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers reported a profit of just $724,000 in their latest fiscal year, which included their second straight season w...
09:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end o...
07:32, 06/01/2019

UniCredit profits up 25 percent, best 1Q in a decade MILAN (AP) — Italy’s largest bank by assets, UniCredit, posted its best quarter in a decade, with a 25% boost in first-quarter profits as the b...
10:32, 05/09/2019

CBOE First-Half 2010 ADV Up 7 Percent CHICAGO, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that average daily volume (ADV) year to date through June 20...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Factbox: What you need to know about the U.S. measles outbreak The United States so far this year has recorded 695 cases of measles in 22 states, its largest outbreak since public health officials in 2000 declare...
16:32, 04/29/2019

How Much Worse Could This Measles Outbreak Get? As of this week, there have been 695 cases of measles in the U.S. across more than 20 states this year—the highest annual toll seen since the disease...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Study: Catheters cause 25 percent of hospital infections Objects like catheters, needles and other indwelling devices are responsible for roughly one-quarter of the infection problems in hospitals, accordin...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Some Tesla stations now limit Supercharging to 80 percent Tesla has started putting a limit on some Supercharger stations in an effort to reduce wait times. In an employee memo seen by Electrek, the automake...
13:48, 05/25/2019

India PC Market Shrinks 8 Percent in Q1, HP Leads: IDC With a market share of 28.1 percent in the first quarter of 2019, HP maintained its leadership position in the Indian personal computing (PC) market,...
21:16, 05/23/2019

Bitcoin jumps as much as 6 percent to new six-month high Bitcoin jumped to a new six-month high on Friday in a move that traders said was the result of technical forces, with no immediate news catalysts sen...
16:00, 05/03/2019

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactio...
19:00, 04/28/2019

A new tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy A new tool developed by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute (USC ISI) may prove to be a major help in the ongoing war against dee...
08:48, 06/22/2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. ...
17:48, 06/12/2019

New methods reduce antibiotic use by 30 percent, study says Half of the 10 million antibiotic prescriptions written by doctors in ERs go to people with viral infections, which are unresponsive to antibiotics. ...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Disease to cut China pig meat output by at least 10 percent: FAO An African Swine Fever outbreak is expected to cut China's pig meat output by at least 10 percent in 2019 and present opportunities for producers els...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City i...
02:00, 06/30/2019

Activist hacking declined 95 percent since 2015 Have you noticed a conspicuous absence of hacktivist attacks lately? You're not the only one. IBM's X-Force has published data showing th...
07:00, 05/19/2019

Netflix plans to raise prices in the UK by up to 20 percent Netflix is raising prices in the United Kingdom for the first time since 2017, according to The Guardian. The streaming service will bump up monthly ...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announce...
17:48, 04/30/2019

This might be your last chance to get the big-battery Moto E4 Plus at a 50 percent discount The Moto E4 Plus is far from Motorola's latest budget-friendly trooper, but even though the newer and arguably better Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play ...
14:32, 06/18/2019

John Hegarty: 90 percent of content is crap Emma Harman, Managing Director EMEA for Whaler, a company that connects businesses to creators; and John Hegarty, founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BB...
17:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. economy 1st quarter growth adjusted down to 3.1 percent The economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first quarter than first reported, with the Bureau of Economic Analysis saying the real gross domes...
23:48, 05/30/2019

Wholesale prices edge up 0.2 percent in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices edged up 0.2% in April, driven higher by a big jump in energy costs. The Labor Department says the increase i...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Egypt hikes fuel prices by up to 22 percent Egypt has hiked up fuel and cooking gas prices, in further austerity measures designed to overhaul the country’s ailing economy, but inflicting a hea...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Embattled New Jersey mansion is now a whopping 75 percent off This northern New Jersey mansion dates to the roaring ’20s, but it’s certainly not roaring now. The grand property — once one of the stat...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
15:16, 06/17/2019

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to dog treats Federal health officials are warning about a salmonella outbreak that has been linked to popular dog treats. According to the Centers for Disease Con...
03:32, 07/05/2019

India: More than 100 dead from encephalitis outbreak Indian officials said Tuesday that encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain commonly caused by a viral infection, has killed more than 100 people i...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of t...
06:00, 06/07/2019

"Doing What Needs To Be Done": Ram Vilas Paswan On Encephalitis Outbreak Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday said that he is doing whatever needs to be done along wi...
17:48, 06/28/2019

Cochise County addressing Hep A outbreak GettyImages Cochise County health officials are offering walk-in clinics to prevent the spread of Hepatitis A. Cochise Health & Social Services data ...
04:32, 05/22/2019

Red Cross struggles to contain ebola in DRC One of the biggest challenges faced in controlling the spread of Ebola from DRC to Uganda is the porous nature of the border between the two nations....
17:16, 07/18/2019

Ebola not known to be spreading in Uganda: WHO There has been no known person-to-person spread of Ebola in Uganda despite the deaths of two people there who arrived with the disease from Congo, th...
21:00, 06/13/2019

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detect...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
04:32, 06/05/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 20...
06:00, 05/03/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June co...
11:32, 06/29/2019

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10 Percent as Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows Bitcoin slumped more than 10 percent over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting scrutiny of Face...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Agent says Warriors' Kevin Durant '100 percent undecided' on where he'll go Rich Kleiman, the agent of Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant, said the superstar is completely undecided on where he'll land as a free ...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Beyond Meat stock drops 25 percent after analyst’s comment Beyond Meat lost some of its sizzle after a Wall Street analyst said the veggie-burger maker’s surging stock price has finally gotten ahead of itself...
01:32, 06/12/2019

Dog buried alive on Hawaii beach missing 90 percent of fur HONOLULU COUNTY, Hawaii (WESH)— An animal rescue group rushed to help save a dog that someone had buried alive on a Hawaii beach. Leialoha needs ...
20:32, 07/15/2019

Nearly 60 Percent of Lamborghini's Sales So Far This Year Have Been Urus SUVs Lamborghini has been delivering the Urus, which you might pronounce “Yur-us” but Lamborghini definitely pronounces “Oo-rus,” for about a year now. In...
00:16, 07/03/2019

Refunds for US-to-Dominican Republic plane tickets up 127 percent The number of refunds for plane tickets from the US to the Dominican Republic skyrocketed 127 percent so far this year, compared to the same period l...
23:16, 07/02/2019

Nets’ Irving, Russell curiosity could ‘1,000 percent’ work The Nets’ summer has been framed as having to pick between keeping D’Angelo Russell or chasing Kyrie Irving. But maybe they don’t have to choose. Sou...
23:32, 05/25/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 percent U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than 49-year low of 3.6 percent, pointing to sustained strength in econom...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent: NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce on Tuesday that it has started selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average...
11:23, 04/30/2019

Ola Partners SBI to Launch Credit Card With Up to 20 Percent Cashback Ola has partnered the state-run SBI cards to launch Ola Money SBI Credit Card. Ola users will be able to apply for, view, and manage their Ola Money ...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Scientists on the verge of creating 100 percent recyclable plastic We’re surrounded by plastics for much of our lives. Plastics are cheap and easy to make, they’re often incredibly durable and they last just about fo...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Dominican Republic tourism has dropped more than 74 percent: study Tourism to the Dominican Republic has taken a massive hit as the embattled Caribbean nation grapples with an onslaught of reports revealing American ...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Global marijuana use rose by 60 percent over the past decade More people than ever are smoking weed around the world. But how can we decide whether to condemn or support the devil's lettuce when our own governm...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Logitech fourth-quarter profit rises 22 percent Logitech International SA said keyboards and mice for players of multiplayer online games like Fortnite had surged as the peripherals maker on Tuesda...
05:32, 04/30/2019

TMX Group reports 3 percent fall in first-quarter profit TMX Group Ltd, owner of the Toronto Stock Exchange, reported a 3 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by slower capital formation busin...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-GE CEO Jack Welch sells Midtown condo for 34 percent off Ex-General Electric CEO Jack Welch has finally sold his One Beacon Court perch for $17 million, according to city property records. The 46th-floor co...
23:32, 06/06/2019

French Lawmakers Approve 3 Percent Tax on Online Giants France's lower house of parliament approved Thursday a small, pioneering tax on internet giants like Google, Amazon, and Facebook - and the French go...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agree...
03:00, 07/10/2019

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the wo...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Homeless population increases by 12 percent in Los Angeles County The number of homeless people in California's Los Angeles County increased to nearly 60,000 despite a multi-million dollar investment aimed at ending...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Tesla to reduce solar panel prices by up to 38 percent - NYT Tesla Inc plans to announce that it has begun selling solar panels and related equipment for up to 38 percent below the national average price, the N...
10:00, 04/30/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke ...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Small-business owners look to grab this 20 percent tax break The qualified business income deduction is a tempting tax break for entrepreneurs — as long as they are eligible to take it. Here's what you sho...
19:00, 04/28/2019

WeWork Said to Consider Offer for 70 Percent Indian Affiliate Stake WeWork is exploring a deal to take majority control of its affiliate WeWork India ahead of the New York-based company's plans to go public, Bloomberg...
12:00, 06/14/2019

Ferrari sticks to FY targets after Q1 core profit up 14 percent Italian luxury carmaker Ferrari confirmed its full-year targets after core earnings rose 14 in the first quarter, driven by a strong performance of i...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abo...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decade...
04:48, 07/04/2019

SoCal has 8 percent chance of another huge quake this week There's an 8 percent chance that Southern California could be rocked by another magnitude 6.0 or above earthquake this week, according to seismologis...
17:32, 07/09/2019

Bitcoin 20 percent spike puzzles Wall Street Bitcoin is back — and even bulls are befuddled. The controversial cryptocurrency surged more than 20 percent on Wednesday — briefly climbing as high ...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Amazon is offering up to 45 percent discounts on new Fossil smartwatches Fossil is not ranked among the world's top five smartwatch vendors, but something tells us it would be if the fashion brand consistently charged less...
17:16, 06/03/2019

Aldi recalls flour after e.coli outbreak Aldi and Archer Daniels Midland on Saturday issued a joint recall for the Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at grocery stores in 11 states after 1...
02:16, 05/26/2019

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Pakistan Seeks Help From WHO To Probe HIV Outbreak: Report The Pakistan government has sought the help of the World Health organisation (WHO) to probe the recent outbreak of HIV in the country's Sindh provinc...
13:48, 05/28/2019

Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak The CDC have linked a recent E. coli outbreak to infected bison meat that has affected 21 people. The manufacturers have recalled the offending produ...
17:32, 07/19/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases...
22:32, 05/13/2019

Outbreak of hepatitis A reported in Cochise County COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – Cochise County Health Department has issued a county-wide hepatitis A alert after the county received five confirmed ca...
05:00, 05/09/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus...
07:32, 05/04/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
13:16, 06/12/2019

The Ebola virus has reached Uganda Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda, a boy has died. Uganda is confident it can contain the virus using an Ebola vaccine, but experts ...
22:16, 06/12/2019

Ebola miniseries is all monkey business Julianna Margulies swore off medical dramas after her six-year run as nurse Carol Hathaway on NBC’s “ER,” renowned for its frenetic pace, dizzying ar...
08:32, 05/24/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a g...
14:48, 05/14/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out ...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Ebola is back – can it be contained? – podcast The current outbreak of the deadly virus in the DRC has been called the most complex public health emergency in history. Peter Beaumont describes his...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Ebola: 'WHO between a rock and a hard place' Declaring a global health emergency could galvanize aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in the DR Congo. It could also make the job of containing the vir...
01:16, 06/19/2019

| One case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since an outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago...
21:00, 06/11/2019

More than half of all Ebola outbreaks are going undetected As the second-largest Ebola epidemic in history spreads into Uganda, a modelling study has suggested that most Ebola outbreaks escape detection by do...
22:16, 06/13/2019

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asser...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus j...
08:16, 06/14/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
11:00, 06/10/2019

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

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where autho...
02:32, 06/12/2019

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public he...
21:32, 07/17/2019

UniCredit sells 17 percent stake in online broker FinecoBank Italy's biggest bank UniCredit on Tuesday launched the sale of a 17 percent stake in online brokerage business FinecoBank as part of efforts to bolst...
23:16, 05/07/2019

Big, greedy Ethereum whales account for 33 percent of cryptocurrency’s supply Ethereum whales account for just 7 percent of transaction activity in the market – but they control a third of the cryptocurrency’s entire circulatin...
23:32, 05/16/2019

North Atlantic Ocean productivity has dropped 10 percent during Industrial era Virtually all marine life depends on the productivity of phytoplankton — microscopic organisms that work tirelessly at the ocean’s surface to absorb ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

Poll: 53 Percent Of Americans Support Move To Popular Vote (NBC News)– A majority of Americans say that the United States should amend the Constitution to do away with the Electoral College in favor of ...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Anti-Semitic crime rose 20 percent in Germany last year BERLIN – Anti-Semitic crime rose by almost 20 percent in Germany last year, the interior minister said on Tuesday, blaming most incidents on in...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Realme X to Sport 91.2 Percent Screen Ratio, Pop-Up Selfie Camera Realme X is to launch in China alongside Realme X Youth Edition aka Realme X Lite, which is expected to be the rebranded version of the Realme 3 Pro....
14:00, 05/07/2019

There's A 14 Percent Chance That A Generation Of Accursed Knicks Fandom Has Been Worth It In tonight’s draft lottery the Knicks have a 14 percent chance of obtaining the first pick and Zion Williamson. They were the worst team in the NBA, ...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Gallup: Confidence in church or organized religion falls to 36 percent Thirty-six percent of respondents to a new Gallup poll released Monday said they have confidence in the church or organized religion, a far cry from ...
20:48, 07/08/2019

US-China Trade War Could Make iPhone Models 3 Percent More Expensive The ongoing trade-war between the US and China has caused Apple's iPhone production costs to rise as much as 3 per cent because of the new retaliator...
16:16, 05/15/2019

CHEAP: Get a ridiculously good Dyson cordless vacuum for 61 percent off Corded vacuum cleaners suck (I’m sorry). The cables snag. Your range is limited to the nearest available wall socket. They’re often bulky and cumbers...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Opinion: There is a 100 percent chance Phil Mickelson won’t win this US Open This should have been Phil Mickelson's chance to crown a legendary career and vault himself into a select group of greats, but he's angered...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through Apri...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Trump: U.S. backs Israel 100 percent against Gaza rocket attacks President Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States fully supported Israel's response to a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza and called for an e...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Android Pie hits 10 percent adoption two months ahead of its ancestors Google left people in the dark regarding Android Pie's adoption for more than half a year, but it's finally lifting the curtain -- and Pie ...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk A new study has found that widely used prescription drugs are linked to “nearly a 50% increased odds of dementia” in older adults, resear...
18:48, 06/25/2019

A $1 tax rise on cigarettes increases vaping rates by almost 10 percent: study Taxes on traditional cigarettes may be driving smokers to try vaping. A $1 tax increase on traditional cigarettes reduces cigarette use by 1.9 percen...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Homelessness jumps 12 percent across Los Angeles County despite $619M in spending The number of homeless people in Los Angeles County jumped 12 percent over the past year, officials said Tuesday, despite $619 million in government ...
04:16, 06/05/2019

Flipkart to Replace 40 Percent of Its Delivery Vans With Electric Vehicles Flipkart said late Thursday it plans to replace nearly 40 percent of its current fleet of delivery vans with electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2020, a...
11:48, 06/28/2019

Researchers develop new tool which detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy Researchers have developed a tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the U...
20:16, 06/25/2019

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek says some tumors have shrunk by 50 percent "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek has said in a new interview that some of his tumors have shrunk by 50 percent since he has been diagnosed with stage 4 p...
16:32, 05/29/2019

UK police's facial recognition system has an 81 percent error rate Facial recognition technology is mistakenly targeting four out of five innocent people as wanted suspects, according to findings from the University ...
22:00, 07/04/2019

Verizon has the big-battery Moto G7 Power on sale at a 50 percent discount For a mid-range device, the Moto G7 Power is certainly shining in the US carrier support department, with official availability ranging from Verizon ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Supreme Court ruling could threaten Apple’s 30 percent app commission Enlarge (credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) A narrowly divided Supreme Court is allowing a group of consumers to move forward with a lawsuit charging th...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Top Developers Earned 64 Percent More on App Store vs Google Play: Report Mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower has released a new report that claims that the top app developers app stores make considerably more money on Apple...
16:00, 06/21/2019

ARM's latest chip designs promise 60 percent faster AI on phones ARM isn't boasting about PC-crushing performance like it did in 2018, but it still has plenty of swagger going into Computex 2019. The designer...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Study finds 60 percent spike in air ambulance prices over last four years Because many air ambulance companies are not part of insurance networks, patients often get hit with the huge bills, according to the findings by Joh...
01:16, 07/02/2019

French weapons sales to Saudi jumped 50 percent last year France's weapons sales to Saudi Arabia rose 50 pct in 2018 despite the government calling for an end to the "dirty war" in Yemen, figures released on...
14:16, 06/04/2019

Uber and Lyft increased traffic delays in San Francisco by 40 percent Uber and Lyft say they help cut down on vehicle congestion, but a new analysis of San Francisco traffic found they did the opposite over a six year p...
20:32, 05/08/2019

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all th...
16:48, 05/31/2019

New standard Switch model will improve battery life about 40 percent Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Aban Tech) Last week, we broke down the evidence that Nintendo was working on a new model of the standard Switch to go a...
17:16, 07/17/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states aroun...
19:48, 04/28/2019

‘Salt queen’ artist’s FiDi condo returns for 40 percent off Artist Bettina Werner — the “salt queen” known for her pieces made out of salt crystals — will take a hit on her FiDi condo at 15 Broad St. Her home ...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Caterpillar raises quarterly dividend by 20 percent to record payout Caterpillar Inc will issue a record dividend for the second quarter, up 20 percent from its previous payout, and plans to further increase returns to...
15:32, 05/02/2019

DowDuPont profit slumps 28 percent, hit by lower chemical demand DowDuPont Inc reported a 28 percent fall in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, as floods in the U.S. midwest and a sluggish growth in auto and sm...
15:32, 05/02/2019

Mexico's America Movil reports 3.6 percent jump in net profit America Movil, the telecommunications giant of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, reported a first-quarter net profit of 19.44 billion pesos ($1 billio...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Controversial stablecoin Tether is only 74 percent backed by cash (and other assets) Tether’s lawyer has now admitted that the stablecoin is only 74 percent backed by cash and equivalents, according to an affidavit filed on Tuesday. I...
15:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. youth suicides rise 29 percent after Netflix debut of '13 Reasons Why' Suicides by young Americans rose by almost a third in the month following the 2017 streaming debut of popular Netflix television series "13 Reasons W...
23:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. economy grew 3.2 percent in early 2019, smashing expectations The strong growth at the start of the year was mainly driven by a smaller trade deficit and businesses beefing up their inventories, factors that are...
01:16, 04/29/2019

Genetic risk at fault for 30 percent of heart disease cases While diet and lifestyle play a large role in heart disease, researchers in Sweden report that more than 30 percent of cases are caused by genetics -...
23:16, 06/18/2019

CBOE Holdings Increases Quarterly Dividend By 10 Percent, To $0.23 Per Share CHICAGO, IL – July 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10-percent increase in th...
01:00, 05/02/2019

MetLife profit rises 8 percent on higher investment income MetLife Inc on Wednesday reported an 8 percent rise in profit for its last quarter under long-time Chief Executive Officer Steven Kandarian, driven b...
01:00, 05/02/2019

Warrantless searches of Americans’ data spiked 28 percent in 2018 An annual transparency report published by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence shows warrantless searches of Americans' data jum...
02:16, 05/01/2019

Czech finance ministry plans 7 percent rate for new digital tax The Czech Finance Ministry said on Tuesday it was finalizing a plan to tax global internet giants and would submit a proposal by the end of May for a...
01:48, 05/01/2019

Kellogg to replace CFO, earnings dive 36.5 percent; shares drop Kellogg Co said on Thursday it will replace its chief financial officer, and the cereal, breakfast foods and snacks maker reported a 36.5 percent dec...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Support for South Africa's ANC at 51-61 percent, opinion polls show South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) appears headed for victory in next month's election, as President Cyril Ramaphosa seeks to stri...
17:32, 04/30/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 20 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain won a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to an early tally of result...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Maple Leaf Foods quarterly profit surges 80 percent Canada's Maple Leaf Foods Inc reported a 80 percent jump in quarterly profit on Thursday, primarily driven by higher prices for its products and lowe...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Nearly 40 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds do not wear deodorant, poll finds TUCSON – With the 100-degree temperatures hitting southern Arizona, Tucsonans may find themselves a little sweatier than normal. According to a...
21:00, 06/18/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 50 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of resul...
23:48, 04/28/2019

No clear majority in Spain's election with 80 percent of votes counted Neither the rightist or the leftist political bloc in Spain was holding a clear majority in Sunday's national election, according to a tally of resul...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Ten of Anker's best charging accessories are on sale today only at up to 42 percent discounts It almost feels like Anker's popular charging accessories and audio products are more often discounted than they're not, but even by those standards,...
18:32, 06/19/2019

September Trading at CBOE Futures Exchange Up 154 Percent Over Year Ago CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that September 2011 trading volume totaled nearly one mill...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Measles Outbreak Infects 695, Highest Number Since 2000 The outbreak, linked to skepticism about vaccines, has led to extraordinary measures, including $1,000 fines and bans on unvaccinated children in pub...
19:16, 06/13/2019

Outbreak Of Gun Violence In Louisville This Weekend: 11 Shot Within 24 hours LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – 11 people were shot within 24 hours in Louisville this weekend. Police say two people were killed and the other 9 ar...
01:48, 06/17/2019

Judge tosses 2 convictions in meningitis outbreak case BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has overturned the jury convictions of a former owner and employee of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nati...
02:48, 06/08/2019

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
16:33, 07/06/2019

Europe measles outbreak infects 34,000: travel advisory More than 34,000 Europeans were infected with the measles during the first two months of 2019, most of which are in Ukraine but spans 42 countries in...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
20:32, 05/06/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain...
15:16, 05/05/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connecti...
10:00, 05/21/2019

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
23:48, 05/28/2019

Maine becomes 25th U.S. state caught up in measles outbreak Medical authorities in Maine on Wednesday confirmed the state's first measles infection in two years, making it the 25th state to report cases of the...
15:48, 05/22/2019

Quarantine at Michigan women’s prison after scabies outbreak YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a new scabies outbreak at Michigan’s only prison for women led to a quarantine at the facility so inmates...
16:32, 05/22/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Dangerous, violent tornado outbreak predicted for Monday A dangerous day for weather is forecast for Monday in portions of Texas and Oklahoma. "An outbreak of tornadoes, some potentially long-track and viol...
13:48, 05/20/2019

Mexican-grown papayas linked to salmonella outbreak in U.S. Federal health officials issued a recall alert Friday for papayas grown in Mexico and sold in multiple states in the Northeast due to a salmonella ou...
03:48, 06/29/2019

Measles Outbreak Plagues Europe's Young Adults As Europe contends with a widespread outbreak of measles, health officials are considering obligatory vaccines for school-age children. But they face...
18:48, 07/04/2019

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may need a new dose depending on when they received the shot and their ex...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Mountains of trash in LA could cause bubonic plague outbreak: expert All that garbage attracts rats, which “pose a public health risk,” an infectious disease specialist has warned, because the rodents can lead to the s...
20:16, 05/22/2019

More than 100 civilians killed by violence outbreak in South Sudan The world’s newest nation, South Sudan, has once again descended into a wave of fresh fighting that is said to have claimed the lives of more than 10...
20:00, 07/03/2019

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

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up ...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Parents sue tycoon’s firm over dysentery outbreak in Moscow MOSCOW (AP) — Scores of children have been sickened in an outbreak of dysentery at several state-run day care centers in Moscow, and their parents ha...
11:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, ...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Death toll in Indian encephalitis outbreak rises to 152 PATNA, India (AP) — Authorities say 152 children have now died in an encephalitis outbreak this month in India’s eastern state of Bihar. India&...
16:48, 06/24/2019

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

28 quarantined on Scientology cruise ship over measles outbreak WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — Authorities in Curacao announced Saturday that 17 crew members and 11 passengers must stay aboard a ship owned by the Chur...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Cholera outbreak declared in cyclone-hit northern Mozambique Officials declared a cholera outbreak in northern Mozambique on Thursday, a week after cyclone winds, floods and heavy rains hit the area, local tele...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Ohio hospital faces lawsuits over Legionnaires’ outbreak COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its hea...
23:16, 06/15/2019

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to h...
00:00, 06/08/2019

The CDC finally figured out the source of the latest Salmonella outbreak in the US A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas sourced from Mexico that are sold across the United States, according to a new bullet...
19:16, 07/08/2019

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advanc...
19:00, 06/20/2019

| Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda as virus spreads from DRC A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister says, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus ...
23:16, 06/12/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop The World Health Organization is warning it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on...
11:48, 05/10/2019

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm aft...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the b...
01:32, 04/30/2019

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of th...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
18:00, 06/13/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Julianna Margulies knew she was claustrophobic, but she didn’t realize just how much until she had to wear a sealed,...
17:16, 05/20/2019

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds o...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Ebola treatment center comes under again in east Congo BENI, Congo (AP) — Authorities say an Ebola treatment has come under attack again in eastern Congo. Butembo Mayor Sylvain Kanyamanda said Monday that...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health ...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Fighting Ebola When Mourners Fight the Responders An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government o...
13:00, 05/19/2019

UN: Expert meeting under way to decide if Ebola is emergency GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has opened its expert meeting to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in Congo — which spilled into ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo should exceed the grim milestone of 1,000 deaths from Ebola later on Friday. Michael Ryan, WHO...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Ebola epidemic 'should be a wake-up call for peace in DRC’ Over 2,230 people have been infected with Ebola and at least 1,510 have died over the past year. "We know how to address the crisis," says German chu...
19:00, 06/26/2019

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

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to spread Ebola message Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola...
16:00, 06/24/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Repub...
07:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to deliver Ebola message Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola...
16:48, 06/24/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola PSA U.S. health officials are turning to retired basketball star Dikembe Mutombo to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history. (June 24...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesma...
11:16, 06/17/2019

Driver with Ebola team severely injured by mob BENI, Congo (AP) — A driver working with an Ebola response team is in critical condition after angry crowds hurled rocks at him and set his vehicle o...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Amazon's India unit sees 56 percent rise in export merchants Amazon.com Inc's India unit saw a 56 percent rise in the number of local merchants selling to international markets, hitting export sales of over $1 ...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Oil prices tumble by more than 2 percent after Trump announces new tariffs on Chinese goods Oil prices tumbled by more than 2 percent on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he would sharply hike tariffs on Chinese goods t...
04:16, 05/06/2019

Booker proposes capping rent paid by Americans at 30 percent of their income As part of a broader affordable housing plan, the White House hopeful said he would offer a tax credit to ensure people don’t face “insurmountable fi...
21:48, 06/05/2019

Teen population spikes over 200 percent at troubled foster care center The number of kids in a scandal-plagued foster care center has ballooned by over 200 percent as the city’s jail population has decreased, officials r...
01:32, 06/26/2019

Spanish voter turnout at 60.7 percent at 1800 CET, higher than in 2016 election Turnout in Spain's national election stood at 60.7 percent at 6 pm (1600 GMT) on Sunday, according to the interior ministry compared to 51.2 percent ...
23:48, 04/28/2019

McAleenan Says Arrests of Migrants on Border Expected to Decline by 25 Percent in June He attributed the drop to Mexico cracking down on undocumented immigrants crossing the border and the expansion of a policy that forces migrants to w...
03:00, 06/29/2019

Study: Long-term stroke rate down 50 percent for older adults Over the long-term, strokes have dropped by 53 percent for adults older than age 55, and have declined by about 39 percent for people aged 35-55, acc...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: China's BAIC seeks to buy 5 percent Daimler stake - sources China's BAIC Group is seeking to buy a stake of up to 5 percent in Daimler as a way to secure its investment in Chinese Mercedes-Benz manufacturing c...
12:32, 05/11/2019

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez want to cap credit card interest rates at 15 percent The proposal from Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is sure to meet stiff resistance from the banking industry, which brought in ...
01:00, 05/10/2019

AIG profit beats on strong underwriting, lower costs; shares up 6 percent Insurer American International Group Inc reported first-quarter earnings that trounced Wall Street estimates on Monday, as its general insurance busi...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Boys junk food purchases drop by 31 percent after intervention, study says The urge for kids to buy junk food is made at a gut level, triggered by elaborate marketing designed by the product's manufacturer, a new study says....
19:48, 04/28/2019

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
10:00, 06/11/2019

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade deal 90 percent done U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday negotiators are 90 percent of the way to a new trade deal with China, just days before Presiden...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Trump declares 'invasion' at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U....
16:00, 05/09/2019

At least 60 percent of Mexican police officers cannot pass tests for new force, president says President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that only about 60 percent of Mexico's federal police are passing physical and background exams to...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Samsung faces 60 percent drop in profits, still plans foldable phones A few weeks ago, Samsung warned investors that its Q1 profit would drop about 60 percent from the same period in 2018. Now the detailed report has ar...
09:16, 04/30/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2011 Results; Diluted EPS of $0.36, Up 33 Percent CHICAGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported second quarter 2011 net income allocated to common stockholde...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service re...
05:32, 06/11/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2011 Results; Diluted EPS of $0.36, Up 44 Percent CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported first quarter 2011 net income allocated to common stockholders...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Energizer's giant battery phone reached just 1 percent of its funding goal Remember the comically enormous phone that Avenir Telecom showed off under the Energizer brand at this year's Mobile World Congress? Its subsequ...
13:48, 04/30/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Amazon stock jumps 3 percent after Buffett reveals colleague’s stake Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called himself an “idiot” for not buying stock in Amazon, but said someone at his investment firm, Berkshire Hath...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compou...
15:48, 07/19/2019

Summer camp is newest front in battle with measles outbreak ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Summer camp is the newest front in the battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in nearly three decades . Vaccinations a...
15:16, 06/16/2019

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunder...
15:00, 06/23/2019

Pakistan Man Murders HIV Positive Wife As Outbreak Spreads Fear A man killed his HIV positive wife on Wednesday in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have tested positive for the virus in recent weeks, st...
23:16, 05/29/2019

Amid salmonella outbreak, CDC warns: Don't 'kiss or snuggle' chickens The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people not to “kiss or snuggle” chickens after an outbreak of salmonella that has a...
15:32, 05/22/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Assembly Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, would join California and a handful of other states in revoking religious ex...
00:32, 06/14/2019

Pig ear dog treats linked to 'multidrug-resistant' salmonella outbreak in 13 states, CDC says Heads up, pet owners: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a warning this week that a recent salmonella outbreak linked to pi...
22:00, 07/05/2019

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi ...
14:50, 07/06/2019

Camps harden vaccine rules amid US measles outbreak As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to tu...
22:16, 05/23/2019

PM Monitoring Encephalitis Outbreak In Bihar, Assures Health Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today said that the encephalitis outbreak in Bihar, which has claimed the lives of 136 children so far, is being consta...
18:16, 06/21/2019

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authoriti...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school  ...
11:16, 05/09/2019

Tornado, severe weather outbreak most 'prolonged stretch' in 8 years -- and here's why A volatile stretch of weather over the past two weeks has left a path of death and destruction in communities stretching from the Southern Plains all...
19:16, 05/29/2019

Tornado Outbreak: One More Day of Severe Weather, Then Forecast Shows Relief Nearly 40 million people, from Texas to New Jersey, face an “enhanced” risk for severe storms on Wednesday, but there are signs of calmer weather on ...
18:32, 05/29/2019

African swine fever outbreak spreads to fourth province An outbreak of African swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has spread to a fourth province in South Africa, the agricultural ministry ...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Hospital reports patient death amid Legionnaires outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a patient has died amid an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in a recently opened central Ohio hospital...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Pillsbury Best bread flour recalled in ongoing E. coli outbreak Pillsbury Best bread flour has been recalled and is the third brand of flour manufactured by Buffalo, New York-based ADM Milling Co. to be recalled. ...
00:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. measles outbreak spreads to Idaho and Virginia, hits 1,022 cases The United States' worst measles outbreak in a quarter-century spread to Idaho and Virginia last week as public health authorities on Monday reported...
21:48, 06/10/2019

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, com...
02:32, 06/20/2019

Severe weather outbreak underway as storms erupt over central U.S. All modes of severe weather will be possible Friday through the weekend as a vigorous storm system plows into the central United States threatening a...
08:32, 05/18/2019

Pharmacists linked to 2012 deadly meningitis outbreak sentenced A federal judge in California sentenced two former pharmacists for crimes uncovered during the investigation of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak tha...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Orthodox Jewish communities face antisemitism over measles outbreak Incidents such as a bus driver allegedly refusing to stop for a Hassidic man occur as New York City has nearly 500 measles casesOrthodox Jewish commu...
02:00, 05/18/2019

U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spre...
23:00, 07/08/2019

NYC measles outbreak worsens as infections near 400, including 2 pregnant women Almost 400 people in New York City have contracted measles since the outbreak began in October, according to new data from the New York City Health D...
18:16, 04/28/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, fl...
21:48, 05/09/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Ugand...
22:16, 06/14/2019

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

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an internationa...
23:48, 06/12/2019

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democra...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientif...
09:48, 06/17/2019

| DR Congo Ebola clinic in North Kivu attacked Dozens of fighters from an armed group known as Mai-Mai went into the northeastern city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo and fought wit...
09:16, 05/10/2019

Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies Fears grew that the year-old outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread further in what one expert called a “truly frightening phase.”...
17:32, 06/12/2019

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has kille...
05:00, 05/30/2019

Child orphans of ebola helped into school by £1.2m in UK donations Five years after the ebola virus first hit Sierra Leone, the Standard returns to see the effects of Street Child's education appeal. Ben Morgan repor...
12:16, 05/30/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowi...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Uganda Discloses Greater Ebola Threat Than Previously Known As the death toll rose to two, health officials reported three unrelated suspect cases and said as many as 27 people may have been exposed to the vir...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Congolese Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda - WHO A fishmonger who died this week of Ebola may have carried the virus from Congo into Rwanda as well as Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as ...
15:48, 07/18/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in...
22:00, 06/14/2019

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker i...
03:00, 07/15/2019

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
12:16, 07/11/2019

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emerg...
03:00, 06/15/2019

We're Only Catching Half of All Ebola Outbreaks, Study Suggests The past five years have seen a surge in documented cases of the deadly and gruesome viral disease Ebola, thanks to widespread (and ongoing) outbreak...
00:16, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Rwanda tightens border surveillance for Ebola KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Rwanda’s government says it is tightening border ...
16:00, 06/12/2019

| Fears of Ebola pandemic if DRC violent attacks continue Health officials have warned that the second-deadliest outbreak of Ebola may spiral out of control unless attacks by armed groups on medical faciliti...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 1...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled effort...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's c...
19:00, 07/15/2019

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is preside...
19:00, 07/15/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republ...
14:32, 06/12/2019

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 hu...
23:16, 06/11/2019

WHO flags Ebola risk in Rwanda, but then withdraws its report The World Health Organization on Thursday withdrew a report that said an Ebola patient may have entered Rwanda, suggesting the deadly virus could spr...
07:32, 07/19/2019

WHO says investigators conclude Ebola victim did not enter Rwanda A Congolese woman who may have spread the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda did not go to Rwanda or the Congolese city of Goma while contagious, the World...
15:32, 07/19/2019

US officials recruit Dikembe Mutombo for Ebola messages NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help in one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in his...
16:48, 06/24/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in easter...
05:00, 05/01/2019

Clashes in Ebola-affected Congo city kill at least nine Heavy fighting between the army and local militiamen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-stricken city of Butembo killed at least nine pe...
17:48, 05/08/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Re...
18:16, 06/12/2019

The ‘worst boxers ever’ were better than you think Miles Templeton explains why it's not always best to judge boxers by their records The post The ‘worst boxers ever’ were better than you ...
22:48, 07/11/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results; Diluted EPS of $0.37, Up 3 Percent CHICAGO, May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported first quarter 2012 net income allocated to common stockholders...
05:32, 05/02/2019