• World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak
World Health Organization raises risk assessment of Congo's Ebola outbreak

Until now, the outbreak was confined to remote areas, where Ebola , which is spread by bodily fluids, travels more slowly. It said of the now 25 dead, only one death has been confirmed as Ebola . Health Minister Oly Ilunga late Wednesday said two suspected cases of hemorrhagic fever were reported in the Wangata health zones, which includes Mban...

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  • Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan
Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

Our Constitution ensures Muslims can observe Ramadan in accordance with the dictates of conscience and unimpeded by government. With a growing global Muslim population - a rise from 1.7bn in 2014 to 2.2 bn by 2030, brands would do well to cater to this all important demographic.

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  • Number Of Salmonella Cases Linked To Eggs Continues To Rise
Number Of Salmonella Cases Linked To Eggs Continues To Rise

The outbreak was originally announced April 16 and traced to eggs from Rose Acre Farms, which suffered three similar incidents in 1990 that left 450 people in three states sick. The FDA said the eggs can potentially be contaminated with Salmonella Braenderup , which is an organism that could cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young ...

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  • Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll
Fayose's deputy, Eleka wins Ekiti PDP Governorship primary poll

Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka scored 1,190 to defeat the only challenger in the race, a former Minister of Works, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, who scored 771 votes. The PDP spokesman declared that the three aspirants are so far happy with the prevailing atmosphere.His words: "The three aspirants are happy with all arrangements so far, and have pledged that they...

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  • Congo confirms one death amid Ebola outbreak; 'mass vaccination may fail'
Congo confirms one death amid Ebola outbreak; 'mass vaccination may fail'

Donald Trump on Tuesday announced cuts of $252 million in Ebola response funds, which he called part of a move to end "irresponsible spending". As of 11 May 2018, there are a total of 34 cases, with 18 deaths (case fatality rate 52.9%), among which two cases are confirmed, 14 suspected and 18 probable.

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  • First death from fresh Ebola outbreak confirmed in north west Congo
First death from fresh Ebola outbreak confirmed in north west Congo

THE Federal Government has stepped up screening at major global airports to combat the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ), the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said yesterday. " After contact, the nurses began showing signs ". Seven people died of Ebola out of 19 confirmed cases in Nigeria in 2014. " We have isolated them "...

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  • OPEC Source: Saudis Can Boost Oil Output After US Quits Iran Deal
OPEC Source: Saudis Can Boost Oil Output After US Quits Iran Deal

U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up 42 cents at $71.56 a barrel. As Iran reconsiders its commitment to the deal that no longer protects it from US sanctions , Jubeir told CNN , "I believe that if Iran restarts its enrichment program beyond what it has right now that should trigger the snapback provision and cause all the othe...

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  • Walmart Takes Further Opioid Action
Walmart Takes Further Opioid Action

Walmart announced on Monday that within 60 days, it will only fill first-time acute opioid prescriptions for seven days or less nationwide. Walmart intends to roll-out newer restrictions on opioid prescriptions in the summertime, while also announcing that they will require e-prescriptions come 2020.

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  • Hawaii volcano destroys 26 homes, shoots lava 200 feet into the air
Hawaii volcano destroys 26 homes, shoots lava 200 feet into the air

Hawaii's governor activated the National Guard to help with evacuations and provide security for about 770 buildings left empty when residents sought shelter. Scientists say at least 10 active volcanic vents are on Makamae, Kaupili, Mohala, Kahukai Streets and Pohoiki Road, and two new vents have opened near Makamae and Leilani, and on Kahukai Stre...

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  • BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM
BD wants China, Russia, India, Japan to help resolve Rohingya issue:PM

The recent spasm of violence in Myanmar began when Rohingya insurgents staged a series of attacks on August 25 on about 30 security outposts and other targets. So far, at least 700,000 Rohingya people have fled into Myanmar since violence escalated following a military crackdown in Rakhine state back in August a year ago.

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  • Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators, 4-29
Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators, 4-29

The Predators won twice on the road in the first round, including clinching in Colorado in Game 6. Or maybe the Jets were just too intently focused on securing another W. "It turns out they're a pretty good team". It will lead to more scoring chances with a higher quality. "They were the best team in the league during the season, so I would say...

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  • Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode
Facebook's Messenger Kids is getting a sleep mode

Now, the Messenger Kids has received a new feature called Sleep Mode . Even if the kid tries to open the app while it in "sleep mode", a message will pop up telling him/her to come back later. But some child development experts have called for Facebook to pull it, saying it should not be making apps for kids. Once you set the limits, the child w...

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  • Crypto Exchange Binance is More Profitable than Germany's Biggest Bank Deutsche
Crypto Exchange Binance is More Profitable than Germany's Biggest Bank Deutsche

Earlier this month , JPMorgan analysts recommended that Deutsche pull back from its U.S. operation - particularly equities and rates - to unlock value for shareholders. This company shares are 7.65% off its target price of $15.91 and the current market capitalization stands at $31.07B. Their departures, tied to the CEO change, are part of the third...

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  • Russia Says Will Deliver New Air Defense Systems To Syria Soon
Russia Says Will Deliver New Air Defense Systems To Syria Soon

When the OPCW's fact-finding mission arrived in Damascus on April 14, it was delayed during its first entry to Douma by attacks . Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants with warplanes, helicopters and artillery in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier ...

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  • Drug take-back day is Saturday, April 28
Drug take-back day is Saturday, April 28

Residents will be able to discard their unwanted and expired prescription medications at seven Cecil County locations Saturday during the biannual National Drug Take Back Day. Participants may dispose of the drugs from their container and keep them or turn them over with the labels. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to...

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  • Record Store Day Out sees large turnout
Record Store Day Out sees large turnout

Vinyl remains a vital music format even though it had gone dormant for almost two decades. "Through the vinyl recession, there were a lot of independent record stores that closed around the world, but many of them were able to hold it out, and then new ones have popped up since vinyl has made a comeback", he said.

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  • Record Store Day Out sees large turnout
Record Store Day Out sees large turnout

Vinyl remains a vital music format even though it had gone dormant for almost two decades. "Through the vinyl recession, there were a lot of independent record stores that closed around the world, but many of them were able to hold it out, and then new ones have popped up since vinyl has made a comeback", he said.

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  • Pawan Kalyan Receives First Legal Notice in War with Media
Pawan Kalyan Receives First Legal Notice in War with Media

AP journalist unions condemned Pawan Kalyan actions and gave statement that he can not control media. The the Movie Artists Association is meeting on saturday in Hyderabad to issue a statement supporting Pawan Kalyan and initiating legal notices to all the TV channels which have broadcast the rant by Sri Reddy.

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  • Wrestling Legend and WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino Passes
Wrestling Legend and WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino Passes

After regaining the title in December 1973, Sammartino went on to have a run of more than three years; that's also one of the five-longest world title reigns in the company's history. In a statement published on WWE .com, the American company today said it was saddened to learn of his passing. Piper's invectives continued once Sammartino entered t...

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  • MANHUNT: Grandma accused of killing husband, woman at Florida bar
MANHUNT: Grandma accused of killing husband, woman at Florida bar

Hutchinson's relatives, meanwhile, said it is no surprise that the "outgoing" and "welcoming" woman would have struck up a conversation with a total stranger like Riess. The obituary for David Riess was published last week, and mentioned his children and grandchildren, but not wife. Authorities say she stole Hutchinson's auto, which has been seen i...

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  • Roy clinches thrilling win on Daredevils debut
Roy clinches thrilling win on Daredevils debut

He may have started his maiden appearance at the top of the batting order in Twenty20s with a memorably fifty at his home ground, but Suryakumar Yadav wasn't thrilled with his effort. He made a big statement in the fifth over by scoring 21 runs including two big sixes off Hardik Pandya. Roy didn't let that stop him and he continued to keep the ...

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  • Company Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs Due to Salmonella Scare
Company Recalls More Than 200 Million Eggs Due to Salmonella Scare

The FDA in a release Friday said 22 illnesses have linked to the eggs distributed from Rose Acre Farms' facility in North Carolina. It's the largest egg recall in the United States since 2010, according to Food Safety News . That led to an inspection of the farm in Hyde County, North Carolina that produced the eggs. The recall was issued ...

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  • Russian Federation says Syria downs most of the missiles
Russian Federation says Syria downs most of the missiles

Speaking at the United Nations on Thursday, Russia's U.N. ambassador, Vassily Nebenzia, said the top priority had to be to avert a wider war, and he didn't rule out the possibility of a U.S. "Again, we are being threatened ". Syria and its ally Russia have denied such an attack took place, and Moscow has accused Britain of helping to stage t...

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  • Seahawks reportedly postpone Kaepernick workout over kneeling protest uncertainty
Seahawks reportedly postpone Kaepernick workout over kneeling protest uncertainty

Three NFL owners are on the deposition list for Kaepernick's lawsuit: Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys, Robert Kraft of the New England Patriots and Bob McNair of the Houston Texans . Thursday's revelation is particularly notable given that Kaepernick is now suing the NFL, alleging that team owners and NFL executives colluded to keep him out ...

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  • Griezmann riled by Atleti´s slow start in Madrid derby
Griezmann riled by Atleti´s slow start in Madrid derby

Ronaldo had earlier volleyed home the opening goal, and it was no surprise to see the forward score as he is in such red-hot form. He made it look like it was the easiest thing in the world and it really wasn't. He was sent off in Atletico's LaLiga opener against Girona before enduring an eight-game run without a goal, his longest dry spell for t...

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