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The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in C...

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency

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| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
08:13, 06/15/2019

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 emergency, surprising global health leaders and organizations....
02:26, 06/15/2019

The Latest: UN committee on alert to discuss Ebola emergency KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The World Health Organization says an expert committee has been alerted for a possible meeting to discuss whether to declare the Ebola outbreak a global hea...
15:52, 06/12/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:26, 06/13/2019

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 Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
16:39, 06/14/2019

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 Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
23:26, 06/14/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
23:00, 06/14/2019

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 international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
14:13, 06/13/2019

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 Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
21:26, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-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 Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
22:39, 06/14/2019

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: ...
21:13, 06/13/2019

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....
13:00, 05/24/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Global Health: A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
01:00, 05/09/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
01:26, 05/24/2019

The Latest: More dead in family that brought Ebola to Uganda The Congolese Health Ministry says another child has died of Ebola, bringing the death toll to three within the same family that had brought Ebola to Uganda...
23:26, 06/13/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Fears Across Borders Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Why Latest Ebola Outbreak Raises Alarms Far and Wide Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It’s among a handful of illnesses so dangerous that governments consider them threats to national security. An epidemic in West Africa that began in late 2013 and d...
02:39, 06/13/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths has exceeded 1,000. WHO emergencies chief Mike Ryan said its vaccination program will be expanded with a new vaccine....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Attacks on health care facilities, dire security concerns escalating latest Ebola outbreak Continued attacks on Ebola treatment facilities and medical professionals have many fearing the outbreak in the DRC could morph into another global catastrophe....
20:13, 05/09/2019

‘Save Tuvalu; save the world’; UN chief echoes rallying cry from front lines of global climate emergency Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and f...
08:13, 05/30/2019

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:26, 06/10/2019

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20:52, 05/29/2019

Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Security Council discusses chemical weapons use in Syria following latest global watchdog report The UN Security Council met behind closed doors on Wednesday, to discuss the latest findings of the global chemical weapons watchdog in Syria, which concluded that there were “reasonable grounds” that a chemical attack took place during the crucial b...
15:52, 04/28/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions qu...
14:51, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
19:13, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions Global equity markets rose on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed on China's Huawei Technologies, while the dollar rose on a flight to quality....
18:52, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
21:26, 05/17/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schel...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
22:39, 05/22/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
11:39, 05/30/2019

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, the top World Health Organization (WHO) expert told Reuters on Thursday....
20:13, 06/13/2019

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 response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
02:39, 06/05/2019

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01:39, 05/03/2019

| 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 government official said....
20:52, 05/13/2019

| 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, the World Health Organisation says....
23:13, 06/11/2019

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 array of diseases and lab-coat flirtations. But she’s back in the genre on Nat Geo’s miniseries “The Ho...
06:13, 05/24/2019

| 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 in the country's east 10 months ago....
15:52, 06/04/2019

| 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 was set to persist....
13:39, 05/04/2019

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 jumped from eight to 27....
11:13, 06/14/2019

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 recent visit to the DRC and Sarah Boseley discusses how the 2014 outbreak was eventually contained. ...
05:26, 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 virus much more difficult. The WHO's decision proved controversial....
22:13, 06/18/2019

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 doctors...
01:39, 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 outbreak of the disease in history....
11:13, 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) expert said on Thursday....
00:52, 06/07/2019

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....
13:39, 06/12/2019

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 authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for the hemorrhagic fever....
05:26, 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 fear that there could be more undetected cases....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Kenya investigates patient with Ebola symptoms NAIROBI, Kenya — A Kenyan official says health experts are investigating a hospital patient who has Ebola-like symptoms. Kericho County spokesman Timothy Kimei issued a statement saying the patient is in isolation and the hospital in western Kenya to...
17:39, 06/17/2019

Second person infected with Ebola dies in Uganda A second person infected with the Ebola virus has died in Uganda, the health ministry said Thursday, after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo....
05:26, 06/14/2019

| UN shifts response as Ebola outbreak in DRC drags on The UN is stepping up its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the DRC , now in its 10th month, and needs additional resources, Secretary General Antonio Guterres says....
10:00, 05/10/2019

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)        ...
19:39, 06/24/2019

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 health teams continue...
18:26, 05/10/2019

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 church-based NGO Difaem, "but the unrest is making this impossible."...
23:13, 06/26/2019

Ebola outbreak turns deadly in Uganda The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo made the long-feared jump across borders with three cases confirmed Wednesday in Uganda, including the death of a 5-year-old boy who had the virus....
22:39, 06/12/2019

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 outbreaks in history....
16:52, 06/24/2019

| 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 after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring DRC....
21:00, 06/12/2019

UN: Congo should exceed 1,000 Ebola deaths on Friday Ebola deaths in Congo's latest outbreak are expected to exceed 1,000 later on Friday, the World Health Organization announced, as attacks continue on health workers trying to contain the virus's spread....
09:13, 05/04/2019

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 officials....
13:13, 05/19/2019

WHO advisers recommend changes in Ebola vaccine strategy The World Health Organization's strategic advisory group (SAGE) of vaccine experts have recommended speeding up vaccinations to tackle the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo, the WHO said on Tuesday....
19:13, 05/07/2019

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 biggest since the current outbreak was declared last August, the health ministry said....
01:26, 04/30/2019

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-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
16:39, 06/13/2019

'Terrifying' Ebola epidemic out of control in DRC, say experts More than 1,600 people infected in North Kivu province since outbreak began in AugustEbola in the DRC: everything you need to knowAn Ebola epidemic in a conflict-riven region of Democratic Republic of Congo is out of control and could become as serio...
12:00, 05/15/2019

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 on fire. Monday’s attack in Beni is the latest against health workers trying to combat the virus...
19:39, 06/24/2019

For ‘Hot Zone,’ Margulies confronts claustrophobia and Ebola The biosafety suit Julianna Margulies wore for ‘The Hot Zone’ taught her just how claustrophobic she is; she hopes the true-life tale of Ebola’s arrival in the US drives home importance of science, research...
03:00, 05/21/2019

How Misinformation Is Making It Almost Impossible to Contain the Ebola Outbreak in DRC If Florida Kayindo hadn’t contracted Ebola herself, she wouldn’t believe that it existed. The 36-year-old grins with bemusement thinking about all the rumors she’s heard. “In the beginning people thought Ebola wasn’t a r...
20:52, 06/20/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to announce that more than 2,000 people have been infected with Ebola since the outbreak was declared in Augu...
20:13, 06/03/2019

| 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 advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
19:26, 06/20/2019

2 dead after Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda Uganda has confirmed three cases of the Ebola virus, which has now killed two people -- signaling that the outbreak officials have struggled to contain is spreading....
17:13, 06/13/2019

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two other cases of Ebola have also been confirmed...
22:00, 06/12/2019

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 eastern Congo. Before the motorcycle could reach the facility, it was too late. Her crumpled body rested ag...
05:39, 05/01/2019

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 to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Attacks on Ebola clinics escalate as outbreak intensifies Attacks by armed militiamen and locals -- who maintain that the virus is a scheme brought in from the outside -- on Ebola clinics have only escalated as the spread of the disease intensifies....
23:13, 05/09/2019

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just contacts of victims....
05:13, 05/24/2019

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompte...
13:26, 06/13/2019

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been ...
07:00, 06/15/2019

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 killed dozens of people in Asia....
01:52, 05/30/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
20:39, 05/03/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
12:52, 06/18/2019

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 reports...
12:00, 05/30/2019

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 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

| 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 facilities and workers in the DRC stop....
17:39, 05/24/2019

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 scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
09:26, 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 with security forces....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Uganda confirms first case of Ebola, a Congolese child - WHO A first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Uganda, a five- year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving on Sunday from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have pr...
11:39, 06/13/2019

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 virus....
04:00, 06/14/2019

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 hundred more than have died of Ebola....
21:39, 06/11/2019

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 Republic of Congo....
13:39, 06/12/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contai...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry says a patient has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year.  The ministry said Tuesday the pat...
21:13, 06/11/2019

| 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, allowing the disease to spread to caregivers and countless others....
11:26, 05/01/2019

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda’s health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow...
00:00, 06/12/2019

Ebola outbreak claims more than 1,000 lives in eastern Congo The Ebola outbreak raging in eastern Congo has claimed more than 1,000 lives — and violence in the region is impeding official efforts to combat the deadly disease. Treatment centers in the towns of Butembo and Katwa have come under repeated attack f...
08:52, 05/05/2019

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 and two other people remain in intensive care, a health ministry official said on Thursday....
14:13, 06/13/2019

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 people on Wednesday, the mayor said....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
10:26, 06/19/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
16:26, 05/03/2019

'Most complex health crisis in history': Congo struggles to contain Ebola Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome DRC’s deadly outbreakMoise Kitsakihu-Mbira has lost his brother, his grandson and 11 other family members to Ebola. ...
16:13, 06/25/2019

Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the "intense transmission" of the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
17:52, 05/03/2019

Congo records 1,000th Ebola death in current outbreak The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, as violent attacks on treatment centres hamper efforts to control the second-worst epidemic of the virus on record....
23:39, 05/03/2019

Ugandan medics facing Ebola outbreak say they lack supplies BWERA, Uganda — The isolation ward for Ebola patients is a tent erected in the garden of the local hospital. Gloves are given out sparingly to health workers. And when the second person in this Uganda border town died after the virus outbreak spread ...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Ebola has killed over 1,000 people in eastern Congo — that’s the second-deadliest outbreak This, as Ebola treatment centres have come under repeated attack, leaving government health officials to staff clinics in the hotspots of Butembo and Katwa....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
15:26, 06/18/2019

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....
04:13, 05/31/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Aid group: More funds needed for Ebola safe burials in Congo DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An international aid organization says it only has enough funding to continue safe burials for Ebola victims in eastern Congo for two more weeks. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said Thursday...
22:26, 05/16/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
23:13, 06/13/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
22:26, 05/13/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organization official said on Monday....
01:26, 05/14/2019

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
15:39, 06/04/2019

U.N. Ebola chief to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday to help improve efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
11:39, 05/23/2019

Ebola outbreak in the DRC hits record number of cases in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic Congo is the second deadliest ever, and has proven difficult to contain because of violent attacks in the region...
19:52, 05/02/2019

City in Congo’s Ebola outbreak attacked by militia; 7 dead KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities say a city at the epicenter of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has come under attack by militia fighters. Maj. Mak Hazukay says at least seven Mai-Mai fighters were killed Wednesday morning in Butembo. Others say the d...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the curr...
01:52, 06/13/2019

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
14:39, 06/12/2019

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,40...
16:52, 06/12/2019

| High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DRC People in Ebola-hit eastern DRC are struggling to come to terms with high-security burials that are part of a hard-pressed strategy to roll back the disease....
07:52, 05/22/2019

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
17:26, 06/15/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
15:26, 05/03/2019

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the highest level of e...
14:13, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Kelly lawyer: latest charges ‘not really new’ CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sexual abuse case against R&B singer R. Kelly (all times local): 5:30 p.m. R. Kelly’s lawyer says 11 new sex-related counts filed by Cook County prosecutors against the singer “are not really new.” P...
02:13, 05/31/2019

With more than 1,100 dead, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse. Now doctors are forced to go undercover. The World Health Organization has logged 119 attacks this year against doctors and health workers who are in the country to battle the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history....
05:00, 05/17/2019

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 is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Conflict, superstition and inadequate funds hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo International aid organizations are warning that the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could worsen in the face of instability, public distrust and a critical shortfall in funds to contain the deadly virus....
22:52, 05/17/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record for confirmed cases in single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
19:39, 05/01/2019

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
21:39, 06/18/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
05:52, 05/21/2019

WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that the strategy of vaccinating those known to be exposed to the disease was no longer sufficient....
05:26, 05/08/2019

Public gatherings banned in Kasese District in Uganda after Ebola outbreak Uganda has banned public gatherings in Kasese District, a part of the country where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has been confirmed, Emmanuel Ainebyona, a health ministry spokesman, told Reuters....
14:13, 06/13/2019

Julianna Margulies on her shocking Ebola drama: 'I panicked in my hazmat suit!' The star of ER and The Good Wife is back – as a doctor fighting to save humanity. She gives her bodyguard the slip to talk about our imperilled planet – and her love of Sussex A-roadsBefore I meet Julianna Margulies, I spend three days staring at her...
17:52, 05/19/2019

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have...
11:52, 06/13/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo hits record with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
22:00, 05/02/2019

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring...
18:13, 05/23/2019

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first c...
23:26, 06/11/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
13:39, 06/12/2019

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
14:52, 05/23/2019

NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo records Ebola messages to help US officials fight outbreak Unable to send disease fighters to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history, U.S. health officials are turning to basketball hall of famer Dikembe Mutombo for help....
20:13, 06/24/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
06:52, 06/12/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,00...
01:26, 05/09/2019

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
00:13, 06/19/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in th...
22:13, 05/16/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is expected to exceed 1,000 on Friday, th...
21:39, 05/03/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
18:39, 06/14/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
20:39, 05/28/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
17:39, 05/02/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger...
12:13, 06/14/2019

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants from Central America to the US....
17:13, 05/31/2019

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with...
02:13, 05/31/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
14:13, 05/13/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called the move “a huge step forward,” according to the BBC. “This can set off a wave of ac...
07:26, 05/02/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate in the Franklin County jail has died following a medical emergency. According to officials, an inmate at the jail had been found in medical distress by jail staff. The inmate was transported to the Frankfort ...
22:13, 05/07/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
14:53, 04/28/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the north-east of the country, the head of the UN health agency said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democrati...
05:13, 06/05/2019

Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda’s health ministry confirms first cross-border Ebola case since outbreak started in August....
21:13, 06/11/2019

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pressure, headache, and chest pain, with the only like...
14:52, 05/27/2019

Emergency Crews Respond To Motorcycle Crash On I-75 SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were on the scene Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crashed into a concrete barrier on Interstate Highway 75. The crash occurred just after noon when the vehicle apparently struck the concrete ba...
18:52, 05/11/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedish teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg...
13:26, 05/10/2019

Emergency Aid for Migrants Badly Divides Democrats Congress is trying to rush billions of dollars to the border to alleviate the suffering of detained migrants, but Democrats fear the funds will advance President Trump’s immigration policies....
08:13, 06/25/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall and Citizens National Bank. Officials say water is across ...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
13:39, 04/29/2019

"Democracy Was Murdered By Congress": JP Nadda On Emergency 1975 Emergency Anniversary: June 25 marks the day when then prime minister Indira Gandhi had declared a state of Emergency in the country for a 21-month period from 1975 to 1977....
11:52, 06/25/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
04:13, 05/09/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
16:13, 06/13/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
14:26, 06/20/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: mental health, conflict prevention, Ebola in Uganda, Sudan protests, child labour This Wednesday’s top stories are: one-in-five conflict-affected people suffer from a mental illness; the Security Council holds a special session on conflict prevention; 5-year-old Congolese boy is first to die from Ebola in Uganda; Sudanese protesto...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
00:39, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
02:26, 06/23/2019

Why Smriti Irani Isn't On Her Mother's List Of Emergency Numbers Union Minister Smriti Irani shared two heartwarming posts on Mother's Day about her mother and her mother-in-law. She said her mother chose to live life on her own terms "even when it was most......
10:26, 05/12/2019

Update: In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really. Passengers who insist on retrieving carry-on bags in times of crisis have become a major concern for flight attendants tasked with evacuating planes as quickly as possible....
05:52, 05/07/2019

At Least 40 Dead In Russian Plane’s Fiery Emergency Landing (AP PHOTO) MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least 40 people died, officials said. The Sukhoi SSJ100 operated by national airline A...
06:13, 05/06/2019

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that, when completed, will pump 590,000...
00:39, 06/20/2019

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:26, 06/19/2019

US blacklists Huawei as Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at China's Huawei....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Mirtha Legrand rushed to hospital for emergency surgery Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina’s screens for decades, was rushed to hospital on Sunday night to undergo an emergency operation. She is now stable and doing well, aides report....
22:52, 05/13/2019

Senate panel approves emergency aid for migrant refugees WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Senate panel has given bipartisan approval to a modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border. The $4.6 billion measu...
19:00, 06/19/2019

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
22:13, 06/06/2019

MPs endorse Corbyn’s call to declare climate emergency Environment secretary calls for cross-party approach as Labour leader says vote can ‘set off wave of action’MPs have endorsed a Labour motion to declare a formal climate and environment emergency, with Jeremy Corbyn hailing the move as a necessary re...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
23:26, 05/15/2019

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
20:52, 06/18/2019

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
14:13, 06/22/2019

Berlusconi says ready for EU vote after "big fright" of emergency surgery Four-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 82, said on Monday he was ready to resume all electoral engagements after undergoing emergency surgery last week for a bowel obstruction that made him fear for his life....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland...
15:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
15:39, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia Says It’s Responding to an Iranian Oil Tanker Emergency (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia said Thursday it was responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts said the vessel carried over 1 million barrels of fuel oil and might be leaking. ...
07:26, 05/02/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at military bases, public squares and roadsides, some have complained of an inefficient government resp...
11:00, 05/09/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
18:00, 06/17/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
03:13, 05/02/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December, only to show up the work the next day. Sources...
00:39, 06/05/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that highlighted the issue. The MTA spent $1.3 billion i...
15:00, 05/09/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful levels....
02:26, 05/16/2019

Situation In West Bengal Nothing Less Than Emergency: Prakash Javadekar The situation in West Bengal is akin to a "state of emergency" under Mamata Banerjee's rule, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday, asserting that the BJP believes in democracy and is......
23:00, 06/25/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
15:39, 05/22/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in check and gives us a say in the process, but it’s effectiveness is only ensured because it applies ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

House Democrats push through $4.5B emergency border aid bill House Democrats on Tuesday pushed through a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package after a small revolt by the progressive wing of the party threatened to torpedo the legislation. After last-minute changes to the bill to gain support from left-lea...
08:26, 06/26/2019

Emergency crews rescue 5 men trapped in Virginia cave Crews in southwest Virginia rescued five men trapped in a cave on Sunday after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring.        ...
08:26, 04/29/2019

Dutch investigate KPN emergency service network outage The Netherlands launched an inquiry on Tuesday into a nationwide network outage at telecoms company KPN that knocked out emergency service numbers for nearly four hours....
16:39, 06/25/2019

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions. The Albuquerque Journal reported Saturday that Mayor Tim Keller’s budget pro...
11:00, 05/20/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far fr...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Outage in Netherlands knocks out emergency services for hours The Dutch were given a frightening lesson about society's reliance on technology. A major telecommunications outage knocked Netherland's version of 911 offline for a few hours on Monday, reported Reuters. The outage originated on Royal KPN&...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an Interstate 4 on-ramp just north of Orlando. Nobody was hurt. (May 17)     &#...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thursday released images and video of a man they say rode on the outside...
03:00, 05/24/2019

People Jailed During Emergency Observe Its 44th Anniversary In UP ''Loktantra Senanis'' of Uttar Pradesh, who were jailed during Emergency imposed this day in June 1975 Tuesday observed 44th anniversary of the "draconian" day....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Emergency aid bill challenges Pelosi’s grip on Democrats A $4.5 million House bill aimed at providing more funding to migrant families detained at the U.S.-Mexico border is posing a challenge to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s grip on her party, as its liberal faction argue it doesn’t go far enough...
11:13, 06/25/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woman suffered an ankle injury due to “rugged terrain.” Paramedics assisted the patient out of the canyo...
23:52, 05/17/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — officials said....
07:26, 05/29/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: WFP mulls ‘last resort’ Yemen aid suspension, top peacekeeping awardee announced, abuzz over Bee Day, Ebola threat ‘very high’ This Monday, headline stories include: WFP mulls “last resort” aid suspension in Yemen; highest UN peacekeeping award to be given on Friday; busy pollinators are focus of World Bee Day; Ebola threat still “very high”....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight caused severe delays at Manchester Airport after opening the emergency exit door before the flight took off, thinking it was the toilet....
21:39, 06/10/2019

Scotland drops aviation tax cut plans after declaring climate emergency Cutting passenger duty incompatible with new pledge to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2045The Scottish government has dropped controversial plans to cut its taxes on aviation after Nicola Sturgeon declared last week the world faces a climate eme...
19:39, 05/07/2019

Kelly Clarkson has emergency surgery hours after hosting BBMAs Just hours after hosting the Billboard Music Awards Wednesday Kelly Clarkston underwent an appendectomy, the singer confirmed in a tweet Thursday, writing, “Bye bye appendix!”...
12:52, 05/03/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russi...
02:00, 06/08/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters w...
22:52, 04/28/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government ...
17:26, 06/17/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning, an official said....
15:39, 05/12/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
16:00, 06/09/2019

US-Iran Conflict Brewing, India's Emergency Oil Reserve Can Last 9 Days The country imported 84 per centof its crude in the last financial year, government data show, and two of every three of those barrels was sourced from the conflict-prone region....
09:26, 06/26/2019

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
17:13, 05/28/2019

Helicopter makes emergency landing on Arkansas city street CENTERTON, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say no one was hurt when a helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on a residential street in northwest Arkansas after experiencing a mechanical failure. Centerton Police Capt. Kris Arthur says poli...
03:26, 06/27/2019

Air France jet en route to Mumbai makes emergency landing in Iran An Air France jet made an emergency landing in Iran on Wednesday, according to reports. The Airbus A340 briefly vanished from radar when it unexpectedly descended over the city of Isfahan, then re-appeared and landed at the local airport, according t...
05:52, 05/09/2019

1975 Emergency Anniversary: Leaders Remember India's "Black Day" The Emergency was in effect from June 26, 1975 until its withdrawal on March 21, 1977. The Emergency order gave the Prime Minister the authority to rule by decree, allowing elections to be suspended......
09:52, 06/25/2019

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In UAE After Indian Man Dies Mid-Flight An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of an Indian man onboard the flight, Indian Embassy officials said here....
07:26, 05/15/2019

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
11:39, 06/21/2019

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
14:52, 06/05/2019

Bolton Wanderers set up emergency food bank to help unpaid staff Staff have gone without wages for two weeks‘It has hit home hard,’ says Bolton’s club chaplainBolton Wanderers have set up an emergency food bank to help staff who have gone unpaid for two weeks.The club’s Community Trust has received food and essent...
14:39, 05/14/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeking refuge in the U.S....
01:26, 05/02/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond to an actual emergency. The CAP said in a statement...
14:00, 05/19/2019

Pilot makes emergency landing in Oklahoma City field OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City firefighters say the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing along a roadway when the aircraft had mechanical problems heading to an airport. Fire Captain David Macy said the pilot was trying to land the si...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Plane passengers panic, climb onto wings after emergency landing Passengers on an Aer Lingus plane that made an emergency landing opened emergency exits and climbed out onto the wings after the pilot told them to disembark quickly — mistakenly thinking he meant evacuate, according to a report. After the London-bou...
18:00, 05/09/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment for generations to come....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Trump declares 'national emergency' to make way for Huawei ban (updated) The US government now has some pretext for outright bans on doing business with Chinese telecom firms like Huawei and ZTE. President Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency banning sales and use of telecom equipment that po...
00:39, 05/16/2019

Passenger on Chinese flight arrested after opening emergency exit An elderly passenger has been arrested and detained in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong for endangering the safety of an aircraft, after he tried opened an emergency exit as the plane sat on the tarmac....
11:39, 05/04/2019

New Mexico city of Deming declares emergency over migrant releases The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to cope with a surge in asylum seekers coming across th...
02:13, 05/16/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
00:52, 05/25/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
05:00, 05/16/2019

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Wisconsin firefighter fatally shot while responding to emergency call A Wisconsin firefighter responding to a medical emergency was fatally shot and three others were wounded, including a police officer, according to reports. The 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Department, whose name has not been released, respond...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
20:39, 05/11/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly ...
13:26, 05/22/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring US companies from using telecommunications equ...
04:39, 05/16/2019

Dutch emergency services restored after major telecoms outage A nationwide telecommunications outage in the Netherlands knocked police and emergency numbers offline for roughly four hours on Monday before national carrier Royal KPN NV said service was restored....
04:00, 06/25/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:52, 06/18/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “...
23:39, 06/14/2019

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six mo...
03:00, 06/18/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
10:39, 06/19/2019

Passenger opens plane emergency exit after mistaking it for bathroom A passenger aboard a Pakistani airliner couldn’t hold it in before takeoff in the UK, so she scurried to the toilet, but accidentally opened the emergency exit door — causing the slide to deploy, according to reports. Pakistan International Airlines ...
17:39, 06/10/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergency medical transportation rides will be covered for eligible patients. Lyft is also working on expand...
19:39, 06/26/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNew polling from a respected foreign policy thinktank underscores the point that 2019 is the climate ch...
08:39, 05/08/2019

"Super Emergency For Last 5 Years": Mamata Banerjee's Attack On PM Modi Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, describing the five years of his first termas a period of "Super Emergency"...
09:52, 06/25/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
00:39, 05/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in th...
20:52, 04/28/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reiterated his support for the government’s commitment to...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health....
13:52, 05/15/2019

Singapore Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Delhi After Glitch A Singapore Airlines aircraft carrying 228 people on Wednesday made an emergency landing in the national capital after experiencing a glitch with the nose wheel, an official said....
02:26, 05/09/2019

Qatar PM to make rare trip to Saudi Arabia for emergency summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a diplomatic rift....
22:52, 05/29/2019

Qatar says invited to emergency Arab summits in Mecca by Saudi King Qatar has been invited by Saudi Arabia to attend two emergency Arab summits being convened in the Saudi city of Mecca on May 30, Qatar's foreign ministry said on Sunday, after previously saying it had not been....
01:00, 05/27/2019

1 Dead, Many Injured As Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow "Several people were injured" when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport and caught fire, Russian state news agency TASS reported....
20:13, 05/05/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Passenger On Pak Airlines Flight Opens Emergency Door By Mistake: Report Over three dozen passengers aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight were offloaded after one of them mistakenly opened the emergency door of the aircraft on the runway at the Manchester......
12:00, 06/09/2019

Emergency Crews On Scene Of Large Sewer Leak In Scott County SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Emergency crews are responding to a large sewer leak in Scott County. The Georgetown/Scott County Emergency Manager Director posted on Facebook that a sewer main break has released an estimated 100,000 gallons of se...
09:00, 05/26/2019

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
20:13, 06/25/2019

Utah-Detroit Delta flight makes emergency Wyoming landing CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that there were no injuries among the more than 200 passengers...
18:39, 06/15/2019

Army Chopper Makes Emergency Landing In Assam After Technical Snag A Cheetah helicopter of the Indian Army made an emergency landing in an open field in Dharamtul district's Nagaon in Assam on Wednesday morning due to a technical snag....
07:26, 05/09/2019

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad, Passengers Safe A technical glitch forced budget carrier GoAir to divert its flight from Patna to Mumbai and make an emergency landing in Aurangabad today. Nearly 158 passengers were on board, the airline said....
19:52, 06/02/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
19:26, 05/24/2019

UN allocates $20 million in emergency funding, as Cyclone Idai disaster unfolds As the full scale of the devastation caused by Cyclone Idai in southern Africa continues to be assessed, the UN and humanitarian partners are ramping up the provision of emergency food, shelter, water and health care supplies to hundreds-of-thousands...
14:51, 04/28/2019

"June 25, 1975 A Dark Night No Indian Will Forget": PM Modi On Emergency Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted a montage in honour of the people who resisted the Emergency imposed by former prime minister Indira Gandhi on this day in 1975. "India salutes all those......
09:52, 06/25/2019

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
02:26, 05/25/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
11:13, 06/26/2019

As migrants languish in border facilities, Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along th...
03:26, 06/27/2019

Kentucky Water Utility Granted Interim Emergency Rate Hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news relea...
11:26, 06/07/2019

NSW towns including Dubbo and Tamworth face water emergency within months In some central and western areas on Murray-Darling no ground water can be accessed by bores, as dams run close to dry Towns in western and central New South Wales, including Dubbo, Nyngan, Cobar, Walgett and Tamworth, are facing a crisis in their wa...
22:00, 05/23/2019

State Department orders non-emergency personnel to leave Iraq posts NBC News- The State Department has ordered “non-emergency U.S. government employees” in Iraq to leave its embassy in Baghdad and its consulate in Erbil amid tensions with neighboring Iran. The State Department has ordered personnel home f...
21:13, 05/15/2019

Georgia QB D'Wan Mathis out of hospital following emergency surgery for brain cyst Georgia freshman QB D’Wan Mathis was released from the hospital Monday after undergoing emergency surgery for a potentially life-threatening brain cyst.        ...
23:13, 05/28/2019

American Airlines plane bound for Lexington makes emergency landing BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WCYB) An American Airlines flight bound for Lexington, Ky. from Charlotte made an emergency landing in the Tri-Cities Airport in Blountville, Tenn. The flight landed safely after smoke was spotted in the cockpit. According to WCYB...
19:13, 06/26/2019

Danny Cipriani could make World Cup squad as emergency scrum-half • Barbarians denied access to No 10 for Sunday’s game• Cipriani could feature in England’s wider training squadDanny Cipriani is likely to feature in England’s wider World Cup training squad next month after it emerged the Barbarians were blocked fro...
01:52, 05/31/2019

Canadian capital of Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell Rising waters were prompting further evacuations in central Canada on Thursday, with the mayor of the country's capital, Ottawa, declaring a state of emergency and Quebec authorities warning that a hydroelectric dam was at risk of breaking....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
00:39, 05/22/2019

Climate emergency edict in UK to shape decision on Heathrow expansion review Britain’s net zero by 2050 goal may have impact on whether existing policies are reassessedBritain’s move to “net zero” carbon and the declaration of a climate emergency in parliament will be “given careful consideration” in deciding whether to grant...
13:52, 05/11/2019

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold. No one was injured, the airline said....
14:53, 04/28/2019

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing As Man Tries To Open Plane's Door A Guwahati-bound flight from Hyderabad made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar on Sunday after a passenger allegedly indulged in "unruly" behaviour on board....
22:39, 06/23/2019

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
07:39, 05/25/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential t...
06:26, 05/22/2019

Border arrests skyrocket in May, as officials declare 'full-blown emergency' The number of migrants apprehended at America's southern border skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection reporting nearly 133,000 arrests in May. ...
21:52, 06/05/2019

SpiceJet Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Jaipur After Tyre Bursts A SpiceJet aircraft with 189 people on board made an emergency landing at the Jairpur International Airport this morning after one of its tyres burst. All the passengers were safely evacuated....
09:26, 06/12/2019

Western North Carolina hit by 12 inches of rain; state declares emergency More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
21:52, 06/09/2019

'ClusterDuck' is IBM's Rubber Duck-Inspired Wifi System for Emergency Relief A new concept for providing emergency wifi to areas struck by natural disasters has completed a successful test in Puerto Rico. The system uses rubber duck-inspired devices to create what the developers are calling a “ClusterDuck” network for disaste...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Empty Boeing 737 makes emergency landing after experiencing engine trouble Boeing’s 737 Max line of aircraft is grounded indefinitely as the company and safety officials attempt to figure out why two of the popular new planes have crashed within a year of each other. But with the planes not ferrying passengers anytime...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Trump seeks huge boost in emergency funds for migrant surge The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding, saying a surge in Central American children and families claiming asylum at the U.S. southern border had drained government resources....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary meas...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, and you’re already a little tipsy from two hours at the airport bar… what, just me? Anywa...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
08:00, 05/25/2019

Mom says pregnancy saved life after emergency appendix surgery revealed rare cancer A 34-year-old mother of two who underwent surgery for suspected appendicitis says that if it wasn’t for her growing fetus, she would have never known a rare cancer was causing her pain....
18:52, 05/10/2019

Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions about its role in the case....
01:39, 05/13/2019

Former DHS official on CBP declaring 'full-blown' border emergency: Authorities at point of 'desperation' The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection declared Wednesday that there is a "full-blown emergency" at the southern border, as the number of migrants apprehended skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade. ...
18:13, 06/06/2019

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a ...
08:26, 05/25/2019

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is iss...
22:00, 05/24/2019

US Senate Seeks To Block Trump's Emergency Arms Deals Benefiting Saudi The Senate Foreign Relations Committee's top Democrat and a close congressional ally of President Donald Trump are teaming up to try to block 22 arms deals largely benefiting Saudi Arabia, a move that......
08:13, 06/05/2019

Senate to vote to block Trump’s emergency arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE The measures, which will be consolidated into three votes Thursday, have enough support to pass, but will likely fall short of a veto-proof majority....
16:39, 06/20/2019

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
04:52, 05/31/2019

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, anno...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Oracle issues emergency update to patch actively exploited WebLogic flaw Enlarge / Security team KnownSec404 proof-of-concept image, showing an instance of Windows Calculator being run on the remote WebLogic server. (credit: KnownSec 404) Oracle on Tuesday published an out-of-band update patching a critical code-executi...
12:39, 06/20/2019

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the Elkhorn Creek. Jennifer Brown said she visited Scot...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Small plane makes emergency landing in Hudson River outside NYC; no injuries reported A small, single-engine seaplane made an emergency landing in the Hudson River north of New York City on Tuesday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard told Fox News....
05:13, 05/15/2019

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
06:39, 06/01/2019

The Division 2 Update, Server Maintenance Downtime: Emergency fix before FREE Game Weekend The Division 2’s servers due to go down this morning for Emergency Maintenance – but how long is The Division 2 down today? Here's everything you need to know about today's scheduled downtime...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall faces first court test A federal judge in California will hear arguments from separate groups of plaintiffs, including 19 states, seeking an injunction to block any construction activity....
14:26, 05/16/2019

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said i...
02:39, 05/31/2019

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19:00, 05/22/2019

'We're living in emergency times': nature writer Barry Lopez's dire warning We must learn from the wisdom of traditional societies, says the writer whose new book Horizon describes his life through his experience of six geographical regionsWhile Extinction Revolution was gearing up for another impressive protest, Barry Lopez...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Singapore-Bound Private Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Chennai Airport A Singapore-bound flight of a private carrier, which took off from Tiruchirapalli, made an emergency landing at the Chennai airport today following a "spark" in the engine, officials said....
06:39, 05/20/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
06:39, 05/09/2019

David Coon tries and fails at declaring emergency debate on Glyphosate as N.B. Legislature rises Glyphosate has been classified as a probable carcinogenic by the World Health Organization and the spraying of the herbicide has been banned in neighboring Quebec....
00:39, 06/15/2019

At least 40 dead after Aeroflot plane's emergency landing, fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport At least 41 people were killed Sunday after a Russian airliner made a hard emergency landing and caught fire at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, officials said....
01:26, 05/06/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief : Sudan and South Sudan, Ebola, ECOSOC elections, risks of 5G tech This Friday, we cover: Ebola in central Africa still not declared an international emergency, by the World Health Organization; looming famine in South Sudan; humanitarian concerns in Sudan; new elections at the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOS...
00:39, 06/15/2019

Trump invokes emergency powers to sidestep congress and sell arms to Saudi Arabia US President Donald Trump swept aside objections from Congress to sell arms to Saudi Arabia by invoking a state of national emergency because of tensions with Iran....
00:13, 05/25/2019

Earthquake rattles Cleveland area, overwhelms Eastlake's emergency dispatch system A magnitude 4.0 earthquake centered 20 miles northeast of Cleveland rattled some buildings and overwhelmed one city's emergency communications system.        ...
19:52, 06/10/2019

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
12:39, 06/11/2019

Cruise ship rescues and mishaps: 6 times emergency struck on Royal Caribbean, Carnival, more Here's what happens when emergency strikes on the high seas, from norovirus on a Royal Caribbean cruise to Coast Guard airlifts from Carnival Pride.       ...
01:26, 06/24/2019

‘Take shelter now!’: Mile-wide tornado reportedly touches down outside Kansas City, prompting emergency Assistant Director Jillian Roderigue said Douglas County Emergency Management received a report of a tornado about 6:10 p.m. near the small community of Lone Star, southwest of Lawrence....
08:52, 05/29/2019

Tata Offers Emergency Service Support For Fani Cyclone-Affected Customers In Odisha Tata Motors has announced initiating a special emergency service support for Tata vehicle owners who were affected by the untimely Fani cyclone in Odisha....
12:00, 05/08/2019

Post Malone’s jet's emergency landing blamed on blown tires, safety violations: report Blown tires and multiple safety violations committed by the flight crew of Post Malone’s private jet forced the aircraft into an emergency landing in New York last August, according to an FAA incident report revealed Tuesday....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately hal...
05:39, 05/25/2019

Medical groups call climate change a 'health emergency' ahead of Democratic debate Dozens of medical and public health groups described climate change as a "true public health emergency" requiring "urgent action" ahead of the first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 election cycle....
00:52, 06/26/2019

Surge in Anti-Semitic Attacks Has Caused a ‘Sense of Emergency’ Among Jews Worldwide, New Report Says More Jews were killed in anti-Semitic violence around the world in 2018 than during any other year in decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kantor Center at Tel Aviv University. The result has been a “sense of emergency”...
17:39, 05/02/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the consequences of water shortages, as we’re seeing in Chennai, India. Heatwaves will likely kill thousan...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing coverings that may conceal a person’s identity....
15:39, 04/29/2019

Alberta government to provide emergency financial assistance to High Level wildfire evacuees Starting Sunday, people forced out of High Level and surrounding northern Alberta communities by a 9,925-square-kilometre wildfire will be able to apply for emergency financial aid from the province....
22:39, 05/24/2019

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boein...
23:13, 05/18/2019

Julianna Margulies wants to prove science deniers wrong with Ebola drama 'Hot Zone' Emmy winner Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife") returns to TV with National Geographic's "The Hot Zone," about a near-deadly Ebola outbreak in 1989.        ...
03:52, 05/24/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding ...
00:13, 06/21/2019

CORRECTED-Russia's Sukhoi passenger plane makes emergency landing due to fire on board - agencies A Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russia's Interfax news agency reported, citing a source....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
04:00, 06/04/2019

Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement -- and liberal De...
17:52, 06/25/2019

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration....
03:52, 05/25/2019

41 people dead after an Aeroflot plane burst into flames during an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport 41 people were killed when an Aeroflot passenger plane burst into flames and was forced to make an emergency landing at a major Moscow airport Sunday evening. The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed late Sunday evening that there were 78 peopl...
10:39, 05/06/2019

IIT Delhi Students Launch iSafe Assist To Offer Affordable 24x7 Emergency Roadside Assistance Indian Road Safety Campaign (IRSC) a non-profit organisation led by students and alumni of IIT Delhi, for coming out with iSafe Assist. A 24x7 pan-India Emergency Roadside Assistance platform, iSafe......
23:13, 06/24/2019

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator once again described “the latest horror facing civilians”, pleading ...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Jennifer Aniston describes emergency plane landing, reveals Jimmy Kimmel’s hilarious response Jennifer Aniston has revealed more details about her plane’s emergency landing in February -- including the hilarious text Jimmy Kimmel sent to his wife during the ordeal....
03:13, 06/01/2019

Trump advisor Navarro: Mexico exports 'illegal aliens' and tariffs are linked to national emergency "If you look at it from an investor's point of view and a corporate point of view, what we have in Mexico is the export, one of their high exports, of illegal aliens. And it's a criminal enterprise," Navarro said....
16:39, 05/31/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied...
08:52, 06/26/2019

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
21:13, 06/23/2019

Delta Air Lines flight makes emergency landing due to possible fire in plane’s cargo area A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area.       ...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
22:52, 06/21/2019

Citing ‘Emergency Law,’ Rescue Ship Carrying 42 Libyan Migrants Enters Italian Waters, Seeking Port (MILAN) — A German humanitarian group said its ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago has entered Italian waters near the southernmost island of Lampedusa at midday Wednesday in defiance of an explicit ban by the country̵...
20:52, 06/26/2019

Pakistan Airlines flight delayed after passenger mistakenly opens plane's emergency exit door A Pakistan International Airlines flight was delayed after a passenger opened a plane's emergency exit door, mistaking it for the bathroom entrance.       ...
15:26, 06/10/2019

Senate planning bipartisan effort to block Trump’s emergency arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia The move comes as Sen. Tim Kaine, citing the Department of Energy, announced that the administration had approved two secret deals to transfer nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia after the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
10:26, 06/05/2019

Post Malone's scary plane emergency landing detailed: FAA finds safety issues, significant damage The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations.       ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
04:13, 06/03/2019

Spice Girl Mel B details medical emergency: 'I went blind in my right eye' Mel B, the Spice Girls, star explained: "I had an awful experience last week when I went blind in my right eye and my left eye went blurry."        ...
18:52, 05/21/2019

South Sudan lifts state of emergency in north - state radio President Salva Kiir has lifted a state of emergency in northern parts of South Sudan, state radio reported on Friday, part of efforts to help end civil conflict....
20:39, 05/03/2019

Climate change is a 'health emergency', 74 medical groups say Medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for consensus commitments to combat climate change, defined as "a health emergency."        ...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Jennifer Aniston recounts emergency plane landing: 'We heard an explosion' Jimmy Kimmel told Aniston what it was like on the ground after wife Molly McNearney texted to say the plane she and Aniston were on had blown a tire.        ...
15:52, 06/03/2019

Elephant and Castle: Emergency services descend on busy Tube station after man 'sprayed with substance' Emergency services descended on a busy London Tube station this morning after a man was "sprayed with a substance" in a robbery in front of shocked commuters on the Tube....
12:13, 06/19/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'green industrial revolution' and warns declaring climate emergency is not enough Jeremy Corbyn has called for a green industrial revolution to tackle climate change and warned that more than simply declaring an "emergency" must be done to tackle the crisis....
03:13, 05/02/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
20:13, 05/17/2019

Engel blasts Trump's 'phony' emergency, says Democrats will try to block Saudi Arabia weapons deal Rep. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, called the Trump administration's weapons sale an abuse of the law and vowed to stop it.        ...
15:52, 06/13/2019

The Smartphone: A Global Product Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer....
13:39, 06/19/2019

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue managers...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Nestle still committed to global confectionery: CEO Nestle remains committed to confectionery despite unloading its U.S. chocolate operations during a review of the food giant's operations, Chief Executive Mark Schneider told an event in Switzerland on Friday....
00:00, 05/25/2019

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...
10:52, 06/03/2019

Oil Buoyed by Tightening Global Supplies Oil prices edged higher as investors shrugged off a Trump administration decision to impose higher tariffs on Chinese imports, and instead focused on supply concerns in Venezuela, Iran and Libya....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Global stocks, yields dip with Fed meeting on tap A gauge of global stock markets dipped slightly on Monday after a mostly strong month and benchmark U.S. bond yields edged lower as investors awaited developments this week from central banks in the United States and elsewhere....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Is it time for Asian banks to go global? As Asia’s share of world GDP and global capital increases, the trend among Asia-based banks is for regional rather than global expansion. The region’s leading chief executives explain their approach to growth....
14:26, 05/09/2019

Fed's not yet done with U.S. rate hikes, says Guggenheim Global CIO Federal Reserve policymakers have no reason to change U.S. interest rates anytime soon but will startle global markets by resuming rate hikes rather than pivoting to cuts, according to a leading Wall......
02:39, 05/01/2019

Global finance: Banking is in a better place The global banking industry looks stronger and healthier than at any time since the global financial crisis. It is not about to – and probably doesn’t want to – enter a ‘golden era’. Safe, stable, solid are the new watchwords. Responsible finance is ...
12:52, 06/10/2019

Global air travel's biggest-ever breakthrough British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first nonstop transatlantic flight in 1919. An egg-shaped monument in Ireland marks this moment in aviation history....
11:52, 06/14/2019

Ford to cut 10 per cent of its global workforce News 20 May, 2019 Ford has confirmed it will cut 7,000 employees worldwide by the end of August to make an annual saving of £470 million...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Would you like to help us shape a future global ad campaign? We are holding a focus group in a London Kings Cross location and we need people who have opinions to help us! We will be reviewing elements of a new creative campaign for a well know global brand. You will be shown different elements of the cam...
22:39, 05/07/2019

Hotspot Adheres to FX Global Code NEW YORK and LONDON – September 27, 2017 - Hotspot, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and a leading platform for institutional foreign exchange (FX) trading globally, has announced it has aligned its activities across its global business with the princip...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Global change: Challenge or opportunity? At Berlin's European School of Business and Technologies (ESMT), experts differ on how to confront a world economy with shifting powers. DW's Lars Halter takes a closer look at whether there's any common ground at all....
18:52, 06/06/2019

UN: Opioids cause two-thirds of global drug deaths About 217 million people worldwide abused illicit drugs in 2017, representing a 30 percent jump from 10 years prior, according to the latest figures released Wednesday by the United Nations....
03:00, 06/27/2019

Global Bond Yields Hit Multiyear Lows Government bond yields around the world plumbed new multiyear lows, a sign of growing investor worries that global economic growth is poised to weaken....
22:52, 05/28/2019

Global Stocks Advance to Start the Week Global stocks posted tepid advances, building on the prior week’s gains as investors awaited the outcome of a meeting between the U.S. and Chinese leaders at the G-20 summit later this week....
11:13, 06/24/2019

Oil's Slide Highlights Global-Growth Fears Oil prices have remained soft this month despite rising geopolitical tensions and threats of supply disruptions, the latest sign that investors fear trade friction will hit global growth and sap demand for crude....
03:26, 06/17/2019

First net inflows into global equities in 10 weeks: BAML Investors have added to their global equity holdings for the first time in 2-1/2 months and continued to pile into bonds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries about the U.S.-China......
12:26, 05/24/2019

U.S. actions against Huawei could delay global 5G rollout Sure, putting Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List is designed to punish Huawei (some would point out that it also hurts U.S. companies like Google, Qualcomm, Intel, Synopsys and Cadence Design Systems), but it also has an effect on the gl...
07:52, 06/10/2019

Global Stocks Gain on U.S.-Mexico Deal Global equity markets ticked up on Monday as investors cheered an immigration deal between the U.S. and Mexico, struck late Friday, which lifted the threat of new tariffs....
13:39, 06/10/2019

Swedes switch to trains due to global warming Swedes seem to be following climate activist Greta Thunberg's example in shunning air travel. The percentage that opted to take a train rather than fly has doubled in a year and a half. Flight shame may be at work....
22:00, 06/03/2019

| Thousands of reptiles rescued in global police op Police have rescued thousands of live snakes, lizards and geckos and stopped some 20 crocodiles and alligators from becoming high-end fashion products, Europolsays, after a co-ordinated global police operation....
23:52, 06/03/2019

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
04:13, 05/24/2019

With ElectionGuard, Microsoft is trying to fix a growing global problem Microsoft has announced the ElectionGuard software developer kit (SDK), along with a new tool within Microsoft 365 called CampaignGuard, at Build 2019 in Seattle, Washington. Both of these pieces of software will attempt to secure elections, and make...
19:52, 05/06/2019

Euro gains in global use, but US dollar still dominates The European Central Bank says the euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves, rebounding from historic lows as U.S. sanctions deter some countries’ use of the U.S. currency...
13:13, 06/13/2019

Cboe Welcomes New Global X Fund to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – October 18, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), a leader in exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed a new Global X fund to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Downfall: Defunct steelmaker’s global HQ to be imploded BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — The 21-story global headquarters of what used to be America’s No. 2 steelmaker is coming down. Martin Tower in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is set to be imploded Sunday. A showpiece for Bethlehem Steel when it opened in 1972, ...
20:13, 05/15/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
23:13, 06/13/2019

Oyo Has Remade India's Hotel Business. Now It Is Going Global. A rare emerging-market unicorn is taking the formula it used to transform India’s budget hotel industry to other countries. It is facing a bumpy rollout in the U.S....
00:52, 06/24/2019

IGN owner J2 Global snaps up major VPN brands Online digital firm J2 Global has acquired VPN and privacy IP assets from infrastructure provider Stackpath. The deal was confirmed by an editor's note on news site PC Mag (published by J2-owned Ziff Davis) within VPN-related content as a d...
16:52, 05/07/2019

RBS begins global hunt for CEO to replace McEwan Royal Bank of Scotland is searching for a new chief executive after Ross McEwan resigned, signaling a fresh start as it heads for full private ownership after a state bailout....
08:52, 04/29/2019

How Huawei's US Ban Threatens to Throttle Global 5G Rollout The US move threatens to cut off the world's largest provider of networking gear and No. 2 smartphone vendor from the US software and semiconductors it needs to make its products....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Global Stocks Gain as U.S. Delays Ban Against Huawei European stocks opened higher following a broadly positive session in Asia after the Trump administration said it would grant temporary exemptions to the export blacklist against Huawei....
10:26, 05/21/2019