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EAC states on high alert after DRC Ebola outbreak

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It also raised the regional risk to "high" from "moderate", but kept its assessment of the global risk at "low". Previous reports of the disease had all been in remote areas where Ebola might spread be more easily contained. Dr Kok said the Interior ministry had been asked to restrict the movement of people and screen those entering South Sudan. An outbreak in West Africa that began in 2014 left more than 11,000 dead across six countries, and was not declared officially over by World ... Read More »

Gov. Cooper tweets support of teachers during Raleigh rally

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The sea of red marched up Fayetteville Street to the Old Capitol and then to Bicentennial Mall. He is now in his 17 year of teaching in North Carolina . "The ultimate goal is to elect more pro-public education leaders in North Carolina and to have long-term, sustainable victories", they added. He says voters have to decide to back incumbents or candidates "who truly support public education". Read More »

Exit polls is 'entertainment for the next 2 days': Siddaramaiah

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He also brushed aside the exit polls projections and termed them as "entertainment for the next 2 days". Then came the Times Now-VMR exit poll predictions that too showed the Congress in an advantageous position with more than 100 seats. Most exit polls have suggested a powerful kingmaking role for the Janata Dal (S) once the results of the Karnataka elections are declared Tuesday. Read More »

Congo announces 1st confirmed death from Ebola outbreak

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The World Health Organization declared there has been 21 suspected cases of viral haemorrhagic fever and 17 deaths in the Equateur province, in the past five weeks. Eight people died, including Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevo, who first attended to Mr Sawyer and helped to ensure a more devastating outbreak was avoided in Nigeria. Read More »

Wayne Rooney in Talks to Join DC United of MLS

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The club now lie bottom of MLS's Eastern Conference after winning just one of their opening seven games of the season. Rooney, who first burst onto the scene aged just 16 at Everton , is the club's top scorer this season with 11 goals but he has not scored since December 18. Read More »

Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Oppose Republican Don Blankenship

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Trump said in a tweet comparing Blankenship to Roy Moore's failed Senate bid in Alabama. He initially endorsed the establishment candidate, then-Sen. "We have a three-alarm fire in West Virginia", Republican strategist Ford O'Connell told Newsweek . One of the Donkey Party's super-PACS, Duty and Country, has spent $1.8 million trying to take out Evan Jenkins in the primary - a move that has likely boosted Blankenship's prospects. Read More »

Indian Officials Upset By Lack Of Progress In Fighting Air Pollution

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The PM2.5 includes pollutants like sulfate, nitrate and black carbon, which pose the greatest risk to human health. The average PM 2.5 levels were, however, recorded at 143 micrograms per cubic metre - the worst since 2010, when Delhi was ranked as the most polluted city in the world with an average concentration of 141 micrograms per cubic metre. Read More »

Parkland students brand firearm ban during Pence speech as NRA hypocrisy

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Matt Deitsch, an organizer of the March for Our Lives , replied to Kasky's tweet by bashing the gun foyer for desirous to "defend individuals who assist them promote weapons, not children". Fred Guttenberg , father of Jaime Guttenberg, 14, who died in the attack, also expressed incredulity at the gun ban. "Am I missing something?" he tweeted. Read More »

SC Collegium defers decision on Justice KM Josephs elevation

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Sources, however, told this newspaper that wide range of issues relating to appointment of judges from High Courts, which did not have representation, was discussed which remained inconclusive. A second person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to Hindustan Times that so far the collegium had not decided whether to return the name of justice Joseph to the government for elevation. Read More »

Diseases from mosquitoes, ticks on the rise — CDC

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Lyle Petersen, director of the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases in the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, said in a statement. The most common mosquito-borne viruses are West Nile, dengue and Zika, while the most common disease resulting from an infected flea's bite is the plague . Read More »

Alfie Evans, Terminally Ill Boy at Center of Court Fight, Dies

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We are heartbroken. Thank you, everyone, for all your support". A judge earlier this week sided with his doctors, who said Alfie suffered from a rare and incurable degenerative neurological condition. All of us feel deeply for Alfie , Kate, Tom and his whole family and our thoughts are with them. "We also wish to thank Alder Hey staff at every level of their dignity and professionalism during what must have been an incredibly hard time for them too". Read More »

All 1500 cervical cancer cases will be reviewed

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Chair of the HSE Serious Incident Management Team Patrick Lynch said the women had a right to know about their cases. The briefing note, dated April 16, advised the Minister acknowledge the terminally ill mum-of-two's "severe distress" once the action was settled. Read More »

Isco pushing hard to make the squad against Bayern — UEFA CL

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The Bayern players looked in relaxed mood as they flew to the Spanish capital on Monday morning, sharing snaps on social media. "It's possible he could come on later on and play alongside Lewandowski". The mid-2000s Milan team, though they won two Champions Leagues and reached the semi-finals every year but over a five-year stretch, struggled domestically, surprisingly winning only one Serie A title despite boasting legends such as Andriy Shevchenko, Rivaldo, Alessandro Nesta, Kaka, and ... Read More »

Rams Trade WR Tavon Austin to Cowboys

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The Dallas Cowboys have acquired receiver Tavon Austin from the Los Angeles Rams for a sixth-round pick in this year's draft. He was a first-round pick in 2013 out of West Virginia. Dallas' current wide-receiving look on the depth chart isn't anything to write home about. On Friday, Jerry Jones hinted at adding another receiver after selecting Michael Gallup in the third round. Read More »

YouTube Introduces More Parental Controls For YouTube Kids

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To access this functionality now, parents will simply need to visit the Messenger Kids settings section in the main Facebook app . For example, a good use of this feature would be during the study hours or dinner time, etc. If a kid does try to open the app, it will let them know it's now in sleep mode and refuse access. The app is fully dedicated to the Children under the age 13. Read More »

Killed, 40 Wounded in Air Raid on Yemen Wedding

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The massacre at a wedding in Houthi-controlled Hajjah province took place just weeks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) visited the USA, posing for photos with wealthy business leaders and meeting with Trump at the White House. Read More »

Jazz Outrun Thunder in OKC, Tie Series 1-1

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The Jazz have now put themselves in a great position to pull off an upset in this series after stealing home-court advantage. Oklahoma City made just nine of 25 shots inside the 3-point line in the first half. Game three is on Saturday. Adams picked up his fourth foul with 6:46 left in the third quarter and the Thunder down 65-58, yet Oklahoma City responded with a run. Read More »

Inspectors yet to enter Douma, US says

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They are still waiting to visit nearby Douma, 11 days after the alleged attack took place. Theresa May , who says there is clear evidence chemicals were used by the Syrian regime to drive out rebels, faced more criticism in Parliament yesterday for ordering air strikes in retaliation . Read More »

US, Britain, France bomb Syria

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A chemical weapons storage facility, located west of Homs. The army said almost 110 missiles hit targets in the capital Damascus and other areas, and air defence systems brought a lot of them down. Following the announcement, the United States said strikes had been launched at 9pm EST (2am BST) and had destroyed important infrastructure at three sites connected to the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme. Read More »

Germany, Brazil and Belgium Top Updated 2018 Men's FIFA Rankings

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Nigeria also displaced Cameroon at sixth place in Africa, trailing Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt who occupy the first five places in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings. Vietnam remains the top Southeast Asian nation at 103rd in the world, while Iran is the top-ranked nation in the Asian Football Confederation. There was no improvement for the Eagles' 2018 Group D World Cup opponents as they all dropped places. Read More »

BJP treating Kathua, Unnao cases in religious, community perspective: Congress

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He also said that was not a full meal that we were feasting on. Hitting out at the Congress for communalising the Kathua rape and murder of the eight-year-old girl, Lekhi said: "You see their (Congress) plan, first shout minority minority, then Dalit Dalit, and now women women, and then try to somehow fix blame of state issues on the Centre". Read More »

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens accused of unwanted sexual advances

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Kehoe said the report's allegations show Greitens has lost the "moral authority and the ability to lead". Missouri Governor Eric Greitens looks in a police booking photograph in St. After taking her keys, searching her purse, and patting her down, he said he wanted to show her a workout and invited her to change into an outfit he'd put out for her - men's pajama trousers and a t-shirt with a slit cut at the top. Read More »

New research finds link between concussion and dementia

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Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24 percent in a Danish study group of almost three million people, researchers said Wednesday. "TBI was associated with an increased risk of dementia both compared with people without a history of TBI and with people with non-TBI trauma", the authors write. Read More »

When will Kate Middleton be admitted to hospital?

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A FLURRY of activity has been taking place at the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth. As St. Mary's has been the birth place for Kate's other children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte , it's clear that the medical center is well underway with its preparations for the latest royal arrival . Read More »