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UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths

The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the numb...

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths

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U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called ...
11:24, 07/11/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongo...
21:00, 07/11/2019

U.N. Calls for Probe on Philippines Drug War The U.N. Human Rights Council voted to launch an investigation into the alleged killings of tens of thousands of Filipinos by police in a yearslong dr...
09:12, 07/11/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. ...
23:12, 07/11/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown...
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Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international in...
05:12, 06/08/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by p...
00:48, 07/08/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a w...
06:36, 06/07/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15...
22:24, 07/11/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing t...
10:24, 06/20/2019

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink...
01:24, 07/10/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine P...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a to...
12:00, 07/05/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief...
00:36, 07/15/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as pa...
16:12, 07/08/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or...
08:00, 05/01/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and...
23:48, 07/12/2019

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 r...
13:24, 06/26/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
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Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get the...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing de...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Two-thirds of global drug deaths now from opioids: UN drugs report Opioids, which include both heroin and legal pain relievers, were responsible for around two-thirds of drug-related deaths in 2017, a new UN report re...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Data shows slight drop in US drug overdose deaths Drug overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, according to preliminary data. The drop was due to a decline in deaths ...
18:24, 07/17/2019

U.S. biologists probe deaths of 70 emaciated gray whales U.S. government biologists have launched a special investigation into the deaths of at least 70 gray whales washed ashore in recent months along the U...
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Transgender woman's body pulled from Texas lake is latest in string of deaths Dallas police now have four open homicide investigations involving black transgender women dating back to 2015A transgender woman’s body was pulled fr...
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37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised concer...
12:12, 07/12/2019

Drug Overdose Deaths Finally Dropped in 2018, Preliminary Data Say After some promising early indicators, preliminary federal data suggest the number of Americans who died from drug overdoses finally fell in 2018, aft...
13:00, 07/17/2019

Apparent drug sale scam leads to 2 deaths in Mexico City MEXICO CITY (AP) — An apparent dispute over a fake drug sale led to the death of two men in the tony Mexico City neighborhood of Condesa. The men were...
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India orders probe into 'brain fever' child deaths An encephalitis outbreak in India's Bihar state has killed more than 150 children so far. Public anger over the crisis has been growing, with both the...
10:00, 06/24/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday HELSINKI (AP) — Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent’s key huma...
11:24, 05/16/2019

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for l...
17:36, 06/14/2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and ot...
03:48, 07/05/2019

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths Are Waning After years of sharp increases in fatal drug overdoses in the U.S., provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. The drug overdose d...
13:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. Launches Probe of French Digital Tax The U.S. is launching an investigation of France’s planned tax on digital services, marking the first major confrontation as leading economies examine...
19:36, 07/10/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambiq...
14:12, 07/12/2019

Activist Hong Kong singer faces down China at UN rights body Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has taken a message of defiance against China to the U.N.’s top human rights body, pitting her star power against its e...
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Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Cou...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from l...
14:36, 07/08/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the firs...
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Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a ...
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Child Rights Body Issues Notice To Priyanka Gandhi Over Children Video The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has issued a notice to Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra over alleged use of childr...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong singer-activist urges U.N. rights body to defend territory China is tightening its grip on Hong Kong and the territory's autonomy and democratic freedoms are slipping away, a prominent Hong Kong activist told ...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo t...
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Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and...
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U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and ot...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Amnesty International Is Calling for a U.N. Probe Into the Philippine Drug War MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amnesty International urgently called for international pressure and an immediate U.N. investigation to help end what...
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U.N. rights office calls for independent probe into Mursi death The United Nations human rights office called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the death of Egypt's former President Mohamed Mursi, sa...
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UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political ...
20:24, 06/19/2019

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts t...
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Dominican officials plead for patience as FBI, health specialists descend on Caribbean to probe tourist deaths Dominican government tourism officials sought to reassure U.S. tourists Wednesday in a lengthy statement that stressed that U.S. federal agents and he...
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LAPD launches internal probe over Nipsey Hussle death The Los Angeles police department has launched an internal affairs investigation into the actions of officers over the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle...
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17:48, 06/03/2019

Some calling for independent probe of fatal Texas drug raid HOUSTON (AP) — The investigation into the deadly January drug raid by Houston police that killed a couple and injured five officers has some local off...
13:12, 06/28/2019

U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date in...
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French fiscal administration launches probe into Ghosn's wealth, report says The French fiscal administration has launched an in-depth probe into the wealth of former Renault-Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, a newspaper reported. ...
18:24, 06/24/2019

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02:00, 06/24/2019

Man jailed for life for murdering teen drug dealer and hiding body in his north London attic A window cleaner has been jailed for at least 22 years after he murdered a teenage drug dealer and hid the decomposing body in his attic for eight mon...
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UN, global health agencies sound alarm on drug-resistant infections; new recommendations to reduce ‘staggering number’ of future deaths Deaths caused by infections from antibiotic-resistant bacteria will skyrocket over the next two decades, along with huge economic costs, without immed...
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U.S. launches criminal probe into alleged chicken price fixing by Tyson, rivals The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal probe into allegations that Tyson Foods Inc and other poultry processors including Pilgrim's Pride...
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Acting DHS chief launches probe into 'disturbing & inexcusable' Border Patrol social media posts Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday that he has launched an “immediate investigation” into what he called “disturbing & ...
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U.S. launches probe of French plans to tax tech giants, a potential step to retaliation and a new transatlantic trade rift The United States is investigating France for possible unfair trade practices over its initiative to slap new taxes on Google, Facebook, Amazon and ot...
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Rio Vista Police Release Body Cam Footage Showing Officer Body Slamming Woman During a Traffic Stop Police in Rio Vista, Calif., released body cam footage Tuesday of a traffic stop that ended with an officer body slamming a woman who wanted to know w...
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UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to...
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House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
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08:00, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overd...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
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Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to probe origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an ...
07:36, 05/14/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and ...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at leas...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are t...
08:36, 06/25/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the ...
06:24, 05/11/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Man...
16:36, 05/16/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death pe...
07:12, 05/13/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office building...
05:49, 04/28/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest ...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and ...
08:24, 07/13/2019

Canada to remove trash from Philippines by end of June Canada says that by the end of June it will remove truckloads of garbage which Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ...
20:24, 05/22/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs t...
17:36, 05/12/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through o...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident ...
12:36, 06/29/2019

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, has shipped 69 containers of g...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the souther...
13:36, 05/31/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash ...
05:24, 05/23/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, ro...
00:00, 05/01/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wor...
04:24, 07/02/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War ...
21:12, 05/03/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel agains...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abando...
06:12, 06/12/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed s...
11:24, 05/31/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of ga...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attac...
01:24, 06/29/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Cana...
06:24, 05/08/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international...
02:48, 05/31/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines ga...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage...
00:24, 05/16/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about ...
12:00, 07/15/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray...
10:48, 05/10/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a br...
09:48, 07/19/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big ...
04:48, 05/14/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450...
02:00, 07/16/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – a...
00:36, 07/18/2019

Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign...
02:12, 05/14/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's...
21:24, 05/10/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President...
01:12, 05/23/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a...
10:36, 05/10/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s re...
05:49, 04/28/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the sou...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popul...
06:12, 05/13/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived ...
02:12, 07/10/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to se...
13:24, 07/13/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste in...
14:12, 05/16/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño takes effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swee...
01:12, 06/10/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tue...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a ...
11:36, 06/29/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. G...
18:36, 07/12/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fa...
07:24, 07/15/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citiz...
07:12, 06/08/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a b...
21:36, 06/29/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asia...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China...
08:00, 07/12/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploym...
15:36, 07/01/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasing...
12:36, 05/31/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garba...
07:48, 05/30/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents p...
17:48, 07/07/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has teste...
22:12, 05/30/2019

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, ...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Philippines gives thumbs up to Duterte as loyalists dominate mid-term vote Allies of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte have dominated a mid-term Senate election according to unofficial results on Tuesday, indicating growin...
23:00, 05/13/2019

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drugs...
04:48, 07/09/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad pu...
09:36, 05/14/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elec...
10:24, 05/22/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which...
07:24, 05/23/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.    ...
17:36, 06/13/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as...
23:48, 05/12/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with ...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have start...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filip...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since ...
13:24, 07/17/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from ...
07:48, 06/22/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on S...
08:12, 06/29/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; others in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of ...
08:48, 06/29/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, acco...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippine...
04:48, 07/05/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said...
13:36, 05/31/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered hi...
23:12, 05/22/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to b...
07:24, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Phili...
05:12, 05/30/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Cana...
14:24, 05/22/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped il...
12:12, 05/30/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a p...
20:12, 07/03/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump ...
21:36, 04/29/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them...
05:36, 05/22/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June a...
12:12, 06/11/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the forma...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allie...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other c...
08:48, 06/01/2019

Canada announces contract to ship trash back from Philippines hours after Duterte threatens to dump it Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the Canadian trash that has been rotting in the Philippines for nearly six years will be back on Canadian ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new mem...
13:48, 06/07/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage ...
09:12, 05/31/2019

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pre...
13:12, 06/15/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, most preventable: CDC More U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and more than half of those deaths are preventable, government health officials said in a rep...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Everest deaths: 'Corners being cut' An experienced mountaineer, Adrian Ballinger knows about the dangers of Everest better than most. He's spent 12 seasons as a guide on the world's high...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Notable deaths of 2019 Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, Broadway legend Carol Channing and retired U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress, are among ...
06:48, 04/29/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets ...
19:36, 05/23/2019

“We are very sorry”—Boeing division CEO apologizes for 737 Max deaths Enlarge / The 10,000th Boeing 737, a MAX 8, was delivered to Southwest Airlines in March 2018. Southwest is a major customer for the 737 MAX 8. (credi...
16:36, 06/17/2019

TEKNET: Pedestrian deaths on the rise Federal stats show pedestrian deaths nationwide rose four percent last year and will hit the highest levels we’ve seen since 1990. Even though o...
22:00, 07/03/2019

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial dispa...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after cli...
16:12, 05/24/2019

'Deaths of despair' on the rise in Britain One of the world's leading economists has warned of a rise of "deaths of despair" in Britain, revealing that suicide, drug abuse and alcoholism are no...
00:36, 05/14/2019

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long w...
21:48, 06/25/2019

US pregnancy deaths up, and report says most are preventable A new government report finds that more U.S. women are dying from pregnancy-related causes, and that more than half of those deaths are preventable. D...
10:12, 05/07/2019

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake ...
03:24, 05/31/2019

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an o...
18:00, 06/12/2019

20 More Children Die In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Encephalitis Deaths Near 100 The deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of twenty more children in just a day, taking the number of deaths to 93 in June alone in...
11:48, 06/16/2019

Francesca Martinez: Austerity has caused the deaths of over 130,000 Comedian Francesca Martinez has spoke out on the BBC's Question Time programme about the deaths of "over 130,000 human beings" since the government st...
05:00, 06/17/2019

Man arrested in deaths of Dallas transgender woman, 2 others DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police have arrested a 33-year-old man in the slayings of three women, including a transgender woman. Kendrell Lavar Lyles has be...
19:48, 06/12/2019

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received...
05:24, 06/19/2019

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern bo...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB CHICAGO (AP) — NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than Major League Baseball players, but the reasons are un...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Passau crossbow deaths may be suicides, of a sort Investigators say they need more time to find out how and why three people died in Passau from crossbow wounds and two women died 600 kilometers away....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Boeing 737 crashes into Florida river, no deaths A charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night, though no critic...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Prosecutor: More than 60 deaths now linked to serial killer A Texas prosecutor says investigators have linked more than 60 killings in at least 14 states to a 79-year-old inmate who may be the most prolific ser...
12:12, 06/07/2019

Austerity to blame for 130,000 ‘preventable’ UK deaths – report Two decades of public health improvements have stalled, says IPPR thinktankMore than 130,000 deaths in the UK since 2012 could have been prevented if ...
20:36, 06/01/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or few...
13:12, 05/20/2019

Detroit man charged in deaths of gay men, transgender woman DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say a man charged with fatally shooting three people and wounding two others at a Detroit home had targeted them because th...
07:24, 06/07/2019

Deaths of 75 gray whales stump biologists Biologists from the U.S. government launched a special investigation into the deaths of over 70 gray whales that have washed ashore the west coast ove...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genoc...
10:12, 06/03/2019

Contaminated blood scandal: Could some deaths have been prevented? Campaigners are giving evidence to an inquiry into the haemophilia treatments that infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s ...
15:12, 05/21/2019

U.S. ‘gag order’ on abortion causes deaths around the world, researchers say  A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care t...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US News of the deaths of five Guatemalan children in U.S. immigration custody in the last half year has reached the remote, sweltering towns and hamlets ...
14:24, 06/05/2019

Man who admitted to serial killings charged in 2 more deaths A man who has confessed to killing more than 90 women across the U.S. has been indicted in Cleveland for the strangulation deaths of two women decades...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Documenting migrant deaths in the Mediterranean – in pictures Six people a day die crossing the Mediterranean. The work of Italian photojournalist Max Hirzel in his series Migrant Bodies speaks to the human stori...
11:36, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Ebola deaths top 1,000 in Congo outbreak GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Congo’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have di...
12:36, 05/03/2019

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of dec...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Sudan's Bashir charged for protestors' deaths Sudan's Public Prosecutor Office has instructed expedited charges be bought against former President Omar al-Bashir in the killing of protestors, acco...
22:24, 05/15/2019

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 ...
19:12, 05/03/2019

2 charged in connection with 5 deaths on Yakama reservation Police arrested a fourth suspect Monday after five people were killed over the weekend on the Yakama Indian Reservation in Washington state, authoriti...
20:12, 06/10/2019

Police say Detroit man tied to at least 3 deaths, 2 assaults Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman....
15:24, 06/10/2019

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or ...
11:00, 05/26/2019

Police arrest MI man tied to deaths, assaults Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in connection with the deaths of three women and charged in the sexual assault of a...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Santa Anita won't close despite 2 deaths in 2 days A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet....
23:48, 06/09/2019

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
20:00, 06/08/2019

Police look at whether transgender women’s deaths connected DALLAS (AP) — Police in Dallas say they are investigating whether the killings of two transgender women and an assault on a third are connected. Maj. ...
17:00, 05/21/2019

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the ...
21:36, 07/19/2019

Deaths on German roads increased in 2018 Road deaths in Germany increased in 2018 after two years of decline. The largest increase were among cyclists, and with the introduction of e-scooters...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Do...
06:24, 06/30/2019

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed,...
05:00, 07/19/2019

Trump blames Democrats for migrants’ deaths WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the death of a man and his 23-month-old daughter shown in a searing photograph that ...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Complaint Against 39 In Bihar For Protesting Encephalitis Deaths A complaint has been lodged against 39 people in Harivanshpur in Bihar's Vaishali district on Tuesday after they protested the lack of water supply an...
09:24, 06/25/2019

AIDS Deaths Down A Third Since 2010, Many Challenges Persist: UN HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 -- some 33 per cent lower than in 2010 -- the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global ...
06:24, 07/16/2019

Russian officials raise alarm over bee deaths MOSCOW — Russian officials are raising the alarm about mass bee deaths across the country. The Russian Agricultural Ministry said in a statement on Tu...
04:12, 07/09/2019

UNAIDS report: HIV-related deaths down a third since 2010 The United Nations has said HIV-related deaths dropped 33% since 2010, but warned that more funding is needed to control the spread of the disease. Th...
10:48, 07/16/2019

4 deaths near U.S.-Mexico border may be a preview of the summer Two babies, a toddler and a woman were found dead near the U.S.-Mexican border, overcome by the sweltering heat in a glimpse of what could lie ahead t...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summ...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in life...
15:00, 07/08/2019

Calling all pet lovers: This website warns you of dog deaths in movies I can handle just about anything that happens in the most gruesome of movies, but pets or babies murdered for lazy emotional manipulation will leave m...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Mystery deaths among indigenous Malaysians prompt speculation Infectious disease, pollution and water poisoning among suspected causes of deathsIt was in May that the mysterious illness first took hold.In their i...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic cra...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Man sentenced in deaths of 2 girls found on Colorado farm A man was sentenced to 24 years in prison in the 2017 deaths of two sisters who were banished to a car without food or water by members of a doomsday ...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Poverty, Not Litchis, Likely Reason Behind Bihar Child Deaths As teams of the Bihar government and central agencies try to unravel the exact reason for the death of over 150 children suffering from Acute Encephal...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his transl...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in Syria's Afrin city, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last ...
11:24, 07/11/2019

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Co...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Kratom Linked to Serious Side Effects and Deaths in New Study The herbal remedy kratom, often touted as an alternative treatment for opioid withdrawal or chronic pain, is in for more bad publicity. This week, sci...
15:24, 07/10/2019

700,000 Rocking Baby Sleepers Are Recalled After 5 Infant Deaths The children’s product company Kids II will offer refunds for the sleepers, which were sold nationwide by retailers including Walmart, Target and Toys...
08:24, 04/28/2019

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping doz...
05:36, 05/23/2019

Along with racetrack deaths, horse racing now has another fear: slaughterhouses HBO's report sheds light on racing's darkest dynamic as thousands of failed and retired thoroughbreds are slaughtered for meat every year. ...
06:24, 05/23/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, t...
17:24, 06/11/2019

DR Congo: Ebola deaths in latest outbreak to pass 1,000 As Ebola health workers in DR Congo battle mistrust and attacks on hospitals, the number of deaths is to exceed 1,000. WHO's emergencies chief Mike Ry...
11:24, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Derby to kick off under cloud of horse deaths Saturday marks the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs — but this year’s race will set off under a cloud of controversy origi...
18:24, 05/03/2019

Venezuelans protest after UN report alleges deaths and cover-ups On Venezuela's national Independence Day, rival demonstrations kicked off in the capital city Caracas, fueled by a new UN report describing political ...
21:12, 07/05/2019

Defense says deaths of Auburn broadcaster, wife not a crime An attorney for a teenager charged in the traffic deaths of Auburn University's sports announcer and his wife is denying that any crime occurred ...
09:12, 07/04/2019

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who trav...
04:48, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Dad’s lawyers blame diseased brain for 5 deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:55 p.m. A lawyer for a father facing a deat...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Ikea’s newest dressers are designed to prevent ‘tip-over’ deaths The company's newest line, being unveiled Tuesday, includes dressers with just two front legs, so they cannot stand upright unless they are attached t...
09:36, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Father convicted of murder in 5 kids’ deaths COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the South Carolina father accused of killing his five children (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Jurors have found a So...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Doctor charged with murder in painkiller overdose deaths COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A critical care doctor who is already accused of ordering painkiller overdoses for dozens of Ohio hospital patients has been cha...
09:24, 06/05/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn...
13:12, 06/05/2019

The UK's 'right' to healthcare doesn't stop a racial gap in maternal deaths The birth of a new royal baby is all the buzz: Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex welcomed a son this week who will now be seventh in line for...
17:36, 05/08/2019

New York mom charged with murder in deaths of twin girls MONTAUK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman is charged with murder in the deaths of her twin 2-year-old daughters, who were found in cardiac arrest inside...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. R...
09:00, 05/06/2019

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burni...
20:12, 06/07/2019

Researchers investigate spike in gray whale deaths At least 70 dead or dying gray whales have stranded on the West Coast this year. NOAA declared it an “unusual mortality event”  ...
19:24, 06/01/2019

‘Person of interest’ in Detroit deaths remains in custody DETROIT (AP) — A man who Detroit police call a “person of interest” in the deaths of three women remains in custody. A spokeswoman for the...
14:36, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Police say Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 1:32 p.m. Detroit Police Chief James Craig says he believes a man being held in c...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Plane crashes into Florida river at end of runway, no deaths JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a charter plane carrying 143 people and traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of...
02:36, 05/04/2019

Cancer deaths in the U.S. cost $94B in lost earnings in 2015 Deaths from cancer among people between age 16 and 84 cost America nearly 9 million years of life and more than $94 billion in lost earnings in 2015....
16:48, 07/03/2019

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died...
00:00, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Detroit man tied to deaths, assaults arraigned DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A Detroit man being held in connection with the deaths o...
11:24, 06/10/2019

Man held in Detroit deaths charged with separate assault Prosecutors have charged a Detroit man who police call a "person of interest" in the deaths of three women with sexually assaulting a separate woman....
11:00, 06/10/2019

Heart failure deaths rising in U.S., especially among younger adults (Reuters Health) - More U.S. adults are dying from heart failure today than a decade ago, and the sharpest rise in mortality is happening among middle...
21:24, 05/07/2019

President of El Salvador Says Migrant Deaths in Rio Grande Are ‘Our Fault’ “People don’t flee their homes because they want to,” said President Nayib Bukele of El Salvador, referring to Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his ...
08:00, 07/01/2019

"Expressing Grief" Is Not Enough: Nitish Kumar On Encephalitis Deaths An outbreak of AES has killed more than 160 children in the state since June 1, with a majority of the fatalities reported from Muzaffarpur district. ...
04:48, 07/01/2019

Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepare...
04:12, 06/06/2019

Gun violence in Agua Prieta continues, 4 more deaths reported DOUGLAS, Ariz. – Four more deaths have been reported resulting from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora. According to the Cochis...
13:36, 06/14/2019

Number Of Deaths In Odisha Due To Cyclone Fani Rises To 64 The number of deaths due to cyclone Fani rose to 64 with 21 new deaths confirmed on Sunday, nine days after the 'extremely severe' cyclonic storm deva...
23:00, 05/12/2019

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018: preliminary report U.S. traffic deaths fell 1% in 2018 to 36,750 even as pedestrian and bicyclist deaths rose, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in...
09:36, 06/17/2019

U.S.traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted...
11:00, 06/17/2019

"How Many Wickets?": Bihar Minister At Meeting On Child Deaths Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan held a press meet with Minister Of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health M...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only exten...
19:36, 05/16/2019

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. traffic deaths fall 1% in 2018, preliminary report says Deaths among pedestrians and bicyclists increased after declines in 2017, according to NHTSA. The agency has been investigating the role of distracted...
06:36, 06/18/2019

Minister: 8 tourism deaths in Dominican Republic not unusual The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says the deaths of eight American tourists on the island this year are a statistically normal phenomenon, no...
17:24, 06/21/2019

Man charged in deaths of 6 more Dallas-area elderly women DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say a Dallas man previously arrested in the death of an 81-year-old woman killed at least six other elderly women whose jewe...
11:24, 05/16/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans pe...
11:12, 06/18/2019

UN reports migrant deaths on the rise among Central Americans GENEVA – At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Centr...
15:36, 06/18/2019

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at res...
20:36, 06/18/2019

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions....
13:48, 06/19/2019

Bihar Children Deaths A National Horror: Congress The Congress on Wednesday described the deaths of children in Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome as a "national horror story" and demanded accou...
15:24, 06/19/2019

Cooperstown mom charged with manslaughter in deaths of twin babies COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — A 27-year-old woman faces manslaughter charges after authorities in central New York say she recklessly caused the deaths of her t...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Judge: Teenager charged in parents’ deaths not competent OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma judge says a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his parents and who is described by his attorney as “v...
08:36, 06/20/2019

Georgia man convicted of 5 murders in 2016 shooting deaths MOULTRIE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man has been found guilty of murdering five friends in 2016 and trying to cover it up by burning down a house. After a ...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in ...
06:24, 05/13/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a ...
16:24, 07/15/2019

Autopsy results expected soon in German crossbow deaths BERLIN (AP) — Police investigating the death of three people whose bodies were found with crossbow bolts inside them at a hotel in Bavaria say they ha...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Our Republican Colleagues in the Senate Must Act to Break the Cycle of Gun Deaths Another week, another community ripped apart by a mass shooting. Most recently it was Virginia Beach, where a shooter on May 31 killed 12 people in a ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Ranking the Deaths in the Final ‘Game of Thrones’ Season As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratify...
13:36, 05/20/2019

9 Reasons for the Tragic Highlander Deaths in the Battle of Culloden There have been countless significant battles throughout history. Some of them have become infamous – from the Battle of Passchendaele during WWI to t...
11:48, 06/23/2019

Heatwave Kills 40 In Bihar In A Day; Encephalitis Deaths Rise To 73 Heatwave killed more than 40 people in Bihar on Saturday. The state is already grappling with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome outbreak in Muzzafurpur that...
00:00, 06/16/2019

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scien...
20:24, 05/31/2019

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...
15:36, 05/03/2019

Italian minister says immigrant accused of arson deaths Italy's interior minister says an immigrant from North Africa has been arrested for an arson fire at a police station in northern Italy that killed tw...
03:36, 05/21/2019

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a targe...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Charities call for end to greyhound racing after 1,000 deaths in a year Sport’s opponents say it cannot be reformed because of dangerous tracks and problems rehoming retired dogsAlmost 1,000 racing greyhounds died or were ...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Cherry Brook Zoo cleared by CAZA in deaths of guinea pigs Canada’s Accredited Zoos and Aquariums said that their investigation has found that there is no evidence to support accusations that the method of eut...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Quake of 6.1 magnitude in Panama injures one, no initial reports of deaths A 6.1 magnitude earthquake rattled homes in southwest Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, damaging buildings and injuring at least one p...
18:48, 05/12/2019

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000...
15:00, 06/01/2019

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts,...
15:36, 07/20/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer ...
17:12, 05/09/2019

3 Germans in crossbow deaths killed by shots in hearts, neck German authorities say autopsies show three people found dead with crossbow bolts lodged in them died from those wounds, but are still trying to deter...
03:36, 05/14/2019

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and E...
09:48, 06/30/2019

Huge Racial Disparities Found in Deaths Linked to Pregnancy African-American, Native American and Alaska Native women are about three times more likely to die from causes related to pregnancy, compared to white...
13:12, 05/07/2019

Trial of German nursed accused of 100 deaths coming to close BERLIN (AP) — Defense closing arguments are getting underway in the case of a former nurse accused of killing 100 patients at two hospitals in norther...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths Sudan’s deposed president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged by prosecutors with inciting violence that led to the deaths of people protesting h...
11:48, 05/13/2019

Canadian Inquiry Calls Deaths Of Indigenous Women 'Genocide' The deaths in Canada of more than a thousand aboriginal women and girls in recent decades was a national genocide, a government inquiry into murdered ...
14:48, 06/03/2019

Detroit police warn of a possible serial killer after the deaths of three women The killer – a man – appears to be targeting sex workers in their 50s, Detroit's police chief says       &...
18:36, 06/05/2019

Bihar Child Deaths May Be Linked To Their Asbestos Homes, Says Study As Bihar awaits the detailed report on what exactly caused the outbreak of encephalitis that caused the death of over 150 children, a team of doctors ...
22:36, 06/28/2019

Driver charged in 7 motorcycle deaths has arrest records in 6 states The man charged with seven counts of vehicular homicide after he collided with motorcyclists in Lancaster, N.H. has arrest records in six states. ...
11:24, 06/29/2019

Fall in number of UK deaths hits profits at funeral provider Funeral provider Dignity has warned that its profits could fall short this year after a "significantly lower-than-expected number of deaths" in the fi...
05:36, 05/13/2019

Laughing gas deaths double as young people ignore the dangers Young people are ignoring the lethal risks of laughing gas, nurses warn — with deaths doubling in just 12 months. They claim nitrous oxide, also...
10:48, 05/21/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around...
05:47, 04/28/2019

Surgical safety checklist linked to decline in hospital deaths After the World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist went into effect in 2008, patient deaths after surgeries fell by a third in Scotland....
05:47, 04/28/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven ...
01:24, 05/10/2019

Germany: 2 more bodies found in Passau crossbow deaths case A bizarre case in Bavaria continues to develop. After three people were found dead in a hotel room accompanied by two crossbows, now two further corps...
11:00, 05/13/2019

Hispanic Caucus demands answers for migrant child deaths Federal lawmakers are asking Congress and the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security for an investigation into deaths of migrant children on the...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Multiple deaths in shooting at University of North Carolina, Charlotte The University of North Carolina, Charlotte campus was on lockdown Tuesday evening following reports of a shooting.       &...
17:24, 04/30/2019

Leaked ICE Memo Says Multiple Deaths of Immigrants in Custody Were Preventable At least two deaths of immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with injuries sustained by multiple immigrants in detent...
15:24, 06/03/2019

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The c...
02:36, 05/22/2019

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result o...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Terrorism on decline, American deaths abroad in car accidents, suicides Despite the headlines, overwhelming feeling of prevalent activity, terrorism is on the decline and not a leading cause of death among Americans abroad...
01:36, 07/07/2019

Ohio Doctor Is Charged With 25 Murders in Fentanyl Overdose Deaths The authorities accused the doctor of deliberately causing patients’ deaths by prescribing fatal doses of the powerful opioid fentanyl. He pleaded not...
13:12, 06/05/2019

Despite Rs 600-Crore Budget, Cattle Deaths Cast Shadow Over UP Shelters When four calves died at a state-run cattle shelter in East Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district two days ago, tehsildar Shiv Sagar Dubey was one of the fi...
10:48, 07/16/2019

Study finds most sudden deaths in youth sports were in basketball The majority of sudden deaths in youth and middle school sports happen to boys at an average age of 13 on the basketball court, a NATA study found. &...
14:12, 05/20/2019

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climb...
04:12, 05/28/2019

Gothic guru blamed in sex-slave crossbow deaths in Germany Authorities believe cult leader Torsten Weiss, 53 — the owner of a medieval fetish shop — directed the gory, murder-suicides that left himself and two...
00:12, 05/17/2019

Horse Deaths at Santa Anita and Pimlico: Same Day, Same Track Owner A filly died after a race at Pimlico, the site of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. The fatality at Santa Anita, the 24th at the track since Dec. 26, occur...
23:36, 05/17/2019

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather c...
05:12, 05/27/2019

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; at least 2 deaths confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media ...
15:12, 05/26/2019

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links A Texas man has been charged with killing 12 elderly women, and police are now reexamining hundreds of other deaths to see if he might be connected. A...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Video shows final moments of Himalayan climbers before their deaths Indian officials released video stored on a 'memory video device' containing the final moments of climbers who perished in the Indian Himal...
18:36, 07/09/2019

Horse Deaths Are Threatening the Racing Industry. Is the Sport Obsolete? A Kentucky family in the horse business for decades says action to address the health of the animals is overdue. The consequences of inaction could be...
09:48, 04/29/2019

El Salvador’s president blames own country for drowning deaths of migrants El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele said his country was to blame for the death of a father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande while trying t...
15:00, 07/01/2019

FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hear...
15:36, 07/01/2019

Whale Deaths In US' West Coast May Be Linked To Arctic Warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in t...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the country...
15:12, 07/18/2019

U.S. overdose deaths post annual drop for first time in two decades U.S. overdose deaths dropped last year for the first time in nearly two decades, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday, in ...
16:12, 07/17/2019

Pregnancy-related deaths, mostly preventable, occur up to a year after birth: CDC Some 700 women in the United States die from pregnancy-related complications each year, up to a year after giving birth, and the deaths are usually pr...
21:24, 05/07/2019

FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hear...
20:48, 07/01/2019

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not ...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Hundreds of cyclists hold 'die-in' in New York City to protest deaths Three cyclists were killed in one week: ‘People are literally dying on the streets because they’re not being adequately protected’New York City cyclis...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swif...
10:48, 07/04/2019

17 notable 'Grey's Anatomy' character deaths, ranked from least to most tragic ABC The long-running medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" is known for killing off a lot of beloved characters. Over the past 15 seasons, viewers have watc...
16:12, 05/30/2019

Number Of Deaths In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Rises To 22 Two students, injured in the massive fire at a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat, died in hospital today, the police said. The number of deaths in th...
13:12, 05/25/2019

BJP's Sushil Modi Dodges Question On Child Deaths In Bihar Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Modi on Wednesday conveniently dodged a question on acute encephalitis syndrome outbreak in Bihar that killed ov...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Santa Anita season ends after 30 horse deaths, trainer ban ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita’s troubled racing season has come to a close after the deaths of 30 horses at the Southern California track r...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Senator hopes photo of migrant deaths spurs action The top Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee said he hoped an AP photo showing a migrant father and his infant daughter drowned in the...
14:00, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Detroit police seek person of interest in deaths DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a possible serial killer in Detroit (all times local): 5:53 p.m. Detroit’s police chief has identified a person of ...
16:48, 06/07/2019

US must spend $4.5bn to prevent more child migrant deaths at border, warns CBP CBP’s acting commissioner blames rising number of deaths of child migrants in US detention on a lack of federal fundingMore children may die in the de...
11:12, 06/21/2019

Rajasthan Government To Remain Alert After Bihar Children Deaths The Rajasthan government has directed officials to remain alert in the state after over 100 children died in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district due to acute...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans vis...
06:48, 06/22/2019

Egypt holiday deaths: Daughter hits out at 'immoral' delays The daughter of a British couple who both died suddenly while on holiday in Egypt has accused authorities of showing an "immoral" lack of assistance t...
08:36, 05/01/2019

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from...
19:00, 06/07/2019

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there,...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Two deaths as protesters burn tires, block roads in Haiti PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Protesters denouncing corruption blocked roads and paralyzed much of Haiti’s capital Sunday as they demanded the removal of Pr...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Lawyer: Man charged in couple’s deaths has lived quiet life EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of William Earl Talbott II, who is charged with killing a young Canadian couple in 1987 (all times local...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
12:48, 06/10/2019

EU: Sudan military responsible for deaths, violence committed against the public The European Union said Monday it holds the ruling Transition Military Council responsible for the deaths of over a hundred people in Sudan since the ...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died of...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Minister Accused Of Sleeping At Briefing On Child Deaths. His Explanation Allegations by opposition parties that the government was sleeping on its job while encephalitis-related deaths mounted in Bihar took a turn for the l...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.  &...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Police suspect carbon monoxide poisoning in 2 hotel deaths ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police say carbon monoxide poisoning may be the cause of two deaths at a North Carolina hotel. News outlets report investigator...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Breeders' Cup will take place at Santa Anita despite multiple horse deaths The Breeders’ Cup will still take place at Santa Anita Park in California later this year despite nearly three dozen horses dying at the Southern Cali...
06:12, 06/28/2019

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 t...
13:12, 05/03/2019

Teleflex recalls breathing tubes worldwide after reports of 4 deaths Teleflex Inc said on Monday it plans to recall some lots of its Hudson RCI Sheridan endotracheal tubes used for helping patients breathe, following re...
16:12, 06/24/2019

The eerie similarities surrounding Dominican Republic tourist deaths A sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort — the latest in a string of disturb...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a s...
17:48, 06/20/2019

California racing course announces safety measures after horse deaths The owners of the famed Santa Anita Park racing track said they had taken measures to improve horse safety following the death of two more animals las...
11:36, 06/13/2019

VP Pence agrees lawmakers to be notified of child migrant deaths U.S. Vice President Michael Pence, in a telephone conversation with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, agreed on Thursday that lawmakers would be notified wi...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study th...
16:36, 06/10/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an ap...
05:48, 06/20/2019

What to know about calories and body fat A pound of body fat contains approximately 3,500 calories. A calorie is a measurement of energy, and to lose weight, a person must consume fewer than ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

How to Get More Comfortable With Your Body Almost everyone struggles with body image. Regardless of your actual size or shape, odds are that there’s at least one area of your body that bothers ...
19:36, 05/07/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gears as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Uganda's border ...
11:24, 06/13/2019

After Heat Stroke Deaths, Jhansi, Gwalior Railway Stations To Give ORS Other than tea, coffee, soft drinks and water, oral rehydration salts (ORS) will now be available for passengers at railway stations coming under Jhan...
08:24, 06/15/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Deaths Reach 73, Minister To Visit Today: 10 Points Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of 6 more children in Bihar today as the state grapples with the deadly disease. The number of death...
12:24, 06/15/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have wash...
07:00, 06/16/2019

As the Kentucky Derby approaches, deaths pose existential questions for US racing A rash of deaths at the famous Santa Anita Park in California has left many wondering about the future of horse racing in AmericaTank Team, Unusual An...
05:12, 05/03/2019

UFC fighter facing 20 charges in deaths of elderly women in Florida five-car crash An Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter known as “The Predator” is facing prison time for his role in a five-car crash that killed two elderly...
16:48, 06/26/2019

Inside the Tragic Deaths of Emily Hartridge and More Beloved YouTube Stars Fans are mourning the death of Emily Hartridge. The British YouTube star died on Friday, July 12 after an electric scooter accident. She was 35 year...
10:24, 07/15/2019

Inmate asks court to reconsider salvage yard deaths ruling LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision upholding his capital murder convictions for ...
10:36, 05/29/2019

India's top court orders investigation into 'brain fever' child deaths India's top court on Monday ordered an investigation into an outbreak of "brain fever" that has killed at least 122 children, after hearing a petition...
09:48, 06/24/2019

US-to-Dominican Republic flight bookings rebounding after tourist deaths, report says Flight bookings from the U.S. to the Dominican Republic have started rebounding after a spate of tourist deaths between late May and late June.  ...
12:12, 07/08/2019

Somalia attack results in deaths and injuries, reports say; Americans said to be among casualties At least a dozen people, including an unknown number of Americans, died during a more than 14-hour-long siege on a Somali hotel carried out by gunmen ...
04:12, 07/13/2019

Wave of military rollover deaths heightens fears over equipment and training A series of accidents over the past month have led to the deaths of at least five and injuries to 43 American troops, triggering questions over whethe...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Deaths shot up even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin probably never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting wors...
12:36, 07/02/2019

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck of...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Herbal supplement Kratom linked to serious side effects, deaths: study Kratom — an herbal supplement used to manage chronic pain and treat opioid addiction — is more dangerous than previously suspected, accord...
10:48, 07/11/2019

Cyclists and pedestrians, beware: Why deaths shot up, even as car safety improves for drivers Cyclist Milt Olin likely never saw the car that killed him. That nightmare haunts anyone who bikes or runs on roads. And the carnage is getting worse....
09:36, 07/02/2019

More Millennials Are Dying ‘Deaths of Despair,’ as Overdose and Suicide Rates Climb There’s been a marked uptick in so-called deaths of despair—those involving drugs, alcohol or suicide—among millennials over the las...
20:48, 06/13/2019

"Act Or Resign": Upendra Kushwaha Attacks Nitish Kumar Over Child Deaths Former Union Minister and RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha today said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is responsible for the deaths of children due to encephal...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Biologics to treat arthritis have flooded the market. They're also linked to 34,000 deaths As biologic drugs have flooded the market to treat arthritis, psoriasis and other autoimmune disorders, deaths due to complications have grown.  ...
14:24, 05/30/2019

Race disparity in U.S. prostate cancer deaths disappears with equal care (Reuters Health) - Black men are more likely to die of prostate cancer than white men in the U.S., but a new study suggests this racial disparity may ...
21:36, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA ties three deaths to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hear...
21:36, 07/01/2019

Exotic dancer arrested, charged in the deaths of three Florida teens: reports An exotic dancer that allegedly struck down and killed three Florida teens on Saturday while driving home drunk from a strip club has been charged, re...
11:00, 05/30/2019

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and ...
03:00, 06/14/2019

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in t...
03:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-FDA says three deaths related to Edwards Lifesciences' recalled heart devices The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday three deaths had been reported related to Edwards Lifesciences Corp's recall of some of its hear...
15:36, 07/01/2019

There have been 15 heatstroke deaths of children left in hot cars already in 2019. And it's not even July. Fifteen children have now died from heatstroke in the U.S. as a result of being left in hot cars – and it's not even July.   ...
13:00, 06/29/2019

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.   ...
21:36, 07/18/2019

Opinion: Central American governments must share blame for migrant deaths The image of drowned Oscar Martinez Ramirez and his daughter is shocking. But it's not just the US, but the governments of Central America that must b...
05:00, 06/27/2019

'Brain fever' blamed for India child deaths preventable: doctors Five-year-old Soni Khatun was playing in the midday sun last week when she began to vomit and lose feeling in her hands. Her mother, a poor laborer li...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Nearly half of all child deaths in Africa stem from hunger, study shows Almost 60 million children deprived of food despite continent’s economic growth, in what is ‘fundamentally a political problem’One in three African ch...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Netherlands Was 10 Percent Liable in Srebrenica Deaths, Top Dutch Court Finds The Supreme Court reduced the state’s level of liability for damages in the deaths of 350 men and boys who were ordered out of a peacekeepers’ compoun...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Border deaths declined in Trump’s first two years in office, data shows While politicians and Presidential hopefuls from former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris to Senator Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke to...
11:36, 07/19/2019

Linking Litchis To Encephalitis Deaths A "Conspiracy": Rajiv Pratap Rudy BJP's Bihar lawmaker Rajiv Pratap Rudy today said it was unfair to claim that eating litchis was the cause for the outbreak of encephalitis in the sta...
10:24, 06/21/2019

As Encephalitis Deaths Mount, Gorakhpur's Dr Kafeel Khan Reaches Bihar Uttar Pradesh-based pediatrician Kafeel Khan, who was suspended last year following the deaths of a large number of Japanese encephalitis-afflicted ch...
08:12, 06/20/2019