Anti-Zika Money to Come from Ebola Funds

The White House submitted that $1.9 billion request to Congress in February of this year. Burwell said there are 672 confirmed cases in USA territories such as Puerto Rico and the United States, including 64 pregnant women. This remains true. As ... More..

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by | Monday, April 18, 2016

Bernie Sanders releases 2014 tax returns

Gold said he doesn't support the former first lady because of her foreign policy views. Saturday night's forum, which is to begin at 8 p.m., features Sharpton, West and the Muslim activist Linda Sarsour, ex...More..

by | Monday, April 18, 2016

U.S. Moving Money From Ebola Fund to Help Fight Zika

The action reflects the administration's growing concern about the spread of Zika, which is expected to cause local infections in people in the continental U.S. Here's Ryan's tweet where he presents himself a...More..

by | Monday, April 18, 2016

White House to redirect unused Ebola money to prepare for Zika virus

Urging Congress to act immediately, Donovan said, "We should not play with fire here". The virus possibly has been linked to microcephaly, a condition that causes babies to be born with unusually small heads...More..

by | Sunday, April 17, 2016

Political Fundraisers "Ridiculous", Dollar Amounts "Obscene" — George Clooney

Clinton's event raised money for the Hillary Victory Fund and guests paid minimums of $33,400 to attend. Protesters lined the streets of one San Francisco neighborhood as a fundraiser was being held for forme...More..

by | Sunday, April 17, 2016

Pope returns to the Vatican with 12 Syrian migrants

Pope Francis says Sanders - along with Sanders' wife and another couple - were in the lobby of the Vatican hotel where the pope lives, when he left for a trip to Greece on Saturday morning. Under the EU-Tur...More..

Iraqi lawmakers postpone bid to oust parliament speaker
by | Sunday, April 17, 2016

Iraqi lawmakers postpone bid to oust parliament speaker

Iraq's current political crisis comes as US-backed government forces and allied militias are trying to to drive the radical Sunni Islamic State group out of its stronghold in the northern city of Mosul. On Tues...More..

by | Saturday, April 16, 2016

Missile launch to mark North Korea founder's birthday 'has failed'

The missile was capable of hitting Guam and the Philippines on Friday to celebrate the 104 th birthday of the late North Korean founder and leader Kim Il Sung. "Any time a country threatens us with military act...More..

by | Friday, April 15, 2016

North Korea resurrects Abraham Lincoln to criticize Obama

South Korea relies heavily on pop culture to incite defection , broadcasting the latest pop music hits over loudspeakers on the border along with anti-Kim messages. Tensions have been on the rise since North K...More..

Homeless teen faces murder charge in Texas student's killing
by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Homeless teen faces murder charge in Texas student's killing

About an hour before Weiser's body was found, graduate student Stephanie Sandoval was walking on the loading dock next to the creek and knew something wasn't right. Acevedo says Criner was apprehended thanks to...More..

by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Two New Zika Cases Confirmed in Louisiana

The move, which federal officials described as a stopgap measure, came after GOP congressional leaders refused to provide $1.9 billion in emergency funds to limit transmission of Zika in the United States a...More..

by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

'Chat bots' to expand services offered by Facebook

Users will be able to get everything from weather updates to shopping notifications to personalized news from a range of companies - all through Facebook's messaging app. Saying the initial launch of live...More..

by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

Chatbots land at Facebook's messaging app Messenger

Every day between 6 a.m. and 11 p.m. eastern time , TD customers can chat with live agents through Facebook Messenger. Over the next 10 years, Facebook will focus on connecting more people to the Interne...More..

Uber gave data on 12 million people to United States law enforcement
by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Uber gave data on 12 million people to United States law enforcement

For example, the ride-sharing service said in the transparency report that it was required by Chicago authorities, after narrowing the scope of the initial request, to produce information affecting 1.7 millio...More..

by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Utah woman infected with Zika virus delivers healthy baby

According to the administration, this money will not be enough and the repurposing of funds, most of which had been intended for use against Ebola, is a temporary solution. This mosquito can be found in many...More..

by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Obama diverts Ebola funds to fight Zika; Florida leads nation in cases

She noted that more than 300 cases of the virus have been confirmed in the continental United States, all of them travel-related. US territories have reported 349 cases of locally acquired infection, mostly...More..

Charlottesville-Albemarle Health Department Discusses Spread of Zika
by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Charlottesville-Albemarle Health Department Discusses Spread of Zika

As health experts brace for the possibility that Zika will invade the mainland United States, politicians are squabbling over funding for domestic defense systems, including mosquito control and vaccine devel...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

White House to redirect $589 million for Zika virus response in US

HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell said recent Ebola flare-ups in Guinea and Liberia, where more than 1,000 contacts are now under monitoring and a ring vaccination strategy has been deployed, underscore the poin...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Obama Using Unspent Ebola Funds to Fight Zika

So far none of the 312 cases in the USA were transmitted locally they're all related to global travel. There have been 664 confirmed cases of Zika in the US and its territories, according to the Centers for...More..

by | Monday, April 11, 2016

Kasich's NY target: The senator from Texas

Republicans to date are clearly more fractured and certainly less positive about Trump and Cruz, the two leading candidates for their party's nomination. "Coloradans, naturally having that pioneer spirit, g...More..

by | Monday, April 11, 2016

SpaceX makes historic rocket landing

He later deleted the tweet . The landing marked another milestone for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his privately owned SpaceX company, in the quest to develop a cheap, reusable rocket within th...More..

by | Monday, April 11, 2016

White House finds temporary fix in Zika funding fight

Roughly 75 percent of the $600 million or so would be devoted to the Centers for Disease Control, which is focused on research and development of anti-Zika vaccines, treating those infected with the virus and c...More..

by | Monday, April 11, 2016

Putin says Panama Papers part of US plot to weaken Russia

He denied "any element of corruption". On Thursday, Putin spoke out in defence of his friend, saying Roldugin had done nothing wrong and spent the money he earned from business on buying expensive musical ins...More..

by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

At CDC Zika Summit, Director Advises States on Virus Response

While there was unanimity among conferees that stopping the virus hinges on mosquito control, there is no uniform national plan to contain the virus if and when it arrives on the mainland. Although the infectio...More..

Regeni murder: Egypt denies Italy phone record request
by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

Regeni murder: Egypt denies Italy phone record request

The ambiguous death of Regeni, a 28-year-old Italian PhD student who has been in Egypt for a research, cast shadow on the Italian-Egyptian relations as Italy showed dissatisfaction with the Egyptian probe into ...More..

Stuffed dog missing after space flight
by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

Stuffed dog missing after space flight

A photo of Sam taken by a GoPro camera before the balloon popped and the toy plunged 12 miles back to Earth. The little astronaut reached the second major layer of Earth's atmosphere, known as stratosphere. S...More..

Italy recalls envoy to Egypt over torture-slaying of student
by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

Italy recalls envoy to Egypt over torture-slaying of student

After the meetings in Rome, Italian prosecutors said the Egyptians had still not handed over key evidence, according to a statement. Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was recalling Ambassador Maurizio Massari ...More..

by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

White House: $589M to go to fight Zika virus

As of Friday, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell, there were 672 confirmed cases of Zika in the continental United States and US territories and 64 pregnant women who had ...More..

by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

As Congress stalls funding, White House will move Ebola funds to Zika

The administration is concerned that without further funding from Congress, vital anti-Zika initiatives , like mosquito control and transmission education, will go unfunded. Earnest said the Administration's c...More..

by | Saturday, April 09, 2016

Former pacer Aaqib Javed rejects Pakistan coach role

UAE coach Aaqib Javed has ruled himself out of the running for the Pakistan job. He later went on to say that he came to know about Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) looking for a head coach and then said that he is...More..

Government meets on reopening Brussels airport
by | Friday, April 08, 2016

Government meets on reopening Brussels airport

Brussels airport said it would partially reopen for passenger flights on Friday evening after its closure following the March 22 bomb attacks, the company running the airport said. Brussels Airport is slate...More..

by | Thursday, April 07, 2016

Conte facing match-fixing sentence

Euro 2016 finishes on July 10. "He is an impressive manager who has been successful and I think he can be successful with Chelsea ". But Cammarata is confident his client will be cleared and, of the prosec...More..

Sanders, Clinton finally agree to New York debate
by | Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Sanders, Clinton finally agree to New York debate

According to Sanders, 97 percent of his March donations were raised online, compared with "more than 50 percent" for Clinton. Allies of Hillary Clinton are firmly convinced that the sooner the former secretar...More..

Donald Trump says US abortion laws 'set' for now
by | Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Donald Trump says US abortion laws 'set' for now

Asked if he disagrees with those who consider the procedure to be murder, he said, "No, I don't disagree with it". "I think he has an issue with women- I don't know if it's women in power, but he seems to be mo...More..

Race Heats Up Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary In Wisconsin
by | Monday, April 04, 2016

Race Heats Up Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary In Wisconsin

It would be the first brokered convention for the GOP since 1976 and the rumblings from the party establishment indicate they will do what they can to see another candidate win the day. On the Democratic si...More..

Belgium frees lone suspect charged over Brussels blasts
by | Monday, April 04, 2016

Belgium frees lone suspect charged over Brussels blasts

Abdeslam was arrested in Brussels on March 18 just meters from his family home after four months on the run. "I'm still in shock, because even though we thought about it, we never really believed it would h...More..

by | Monday, April 04, 2016

India, Saudi Arabia Sign Intel Cooperation Deal to Curb Terror Financing

Saudi Arabia is seen as a close ally and partner of Pakistan that India accuses of fomenting and supporting an Islamist insurgency in Kashmir, the region that both South Asian countries claim but administer in ...More..

Pakistan cautions media over linking Iran with Indian 'spy'
by | Monday, April 04, 2016

Pakistan cautions media over linking Iran with Indian 'spy'

Nisar said that Iran had no connivance with the activities of Indian intelligence network. Matters relating to Pak Iran bilateral relations, Iranian President's recent visit to Pakistan and the assistance sou...More..

by | Sunday, April 03, 2016

Obama says comments like Trump's show ignorance about world

For now, however, U.S. experts are less concerned about militants obtaining nuclear weapon components than about thefts of ingredients for a low-tech dirty bomb that would use conventional explosives to dispers...More..

by | Saturday, April 02, 2016

Average snowpack could prolong California water conservation

Typically, the snowpack reaches its peak depth and water content around April 1, after which the snow begins to melt as the sun's path across the sky moves a little further north each day. "The hope had been th...More..