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A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll

President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dying. Our two reporters explain how they keep track....

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll

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Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
13:34, 2019-08-03

Weekly mortgage applications rise as buyer's market takes hold Homebuyers are taking advantage of lower mortgage rates and a slow summer for sellers, and that is driving mortgage applications higher. Total mortgage application volume rose 2% last week compared with the previous week....
14:17, 2019-09-11

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on SOUTHWICK, England (AP) — The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard “Ted” Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortified with artillery, mortars, mines and machine gun e...
13:51, 2019-05-30

'Presenteeism' takes toll on menstruating women (Reuters Health) - Women who push themselves to work or study despite menstrual symptoms like painful cramps may be less productive on those days and might benefit from being able to work from home or take a day off and make it up later, a large survey suggests....
00:01, 2019-08-01

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Cauliflowers dwindle in UK as extreme weather takes its toll Wholesale prices rise by 400% as restaurants advised to take cauliflower-related meals off menusBritain is in the grip of a cauliflower crisis, with supermarket shelves emptying after heavy rain destroyed this year’s crop in Lincolnshire, while alternative European supplies are drying up after the c...
22:17, 2019-08-12

Tough Rome opener takes its toll on ERC crews "FIA European Rally Championship crews faced a tricky start to Rally di Roma Capitale, with the rally-opening Pico-Greci stage claiming Niki Mayr-Melnhof’s Ford Fiesta R5 and other drivers hitting trouble."...
11:17, 2019-07-20

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works reflects a nation in conflict and decline...
23:34, 2019-07-31

PRECIOUS-Gold prices gain as U.S.-China trade war takes toll Gold prices rose on Monday amid concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war had started to take its toll on the U.S. economy, weakening the dollar and raising hopes of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut....
06:34, 2019-05-27

‘It all takes a toll’: Eric Garner's family suffers indignities of trial process Five years on, after protests around the country and millions of dollars paid to the family, no one has been held liable for Garner’s deathGwen Carr bowed her head and turned away from the screen as her son’s last words rang out across the trial room.To her left, a few feet away, sat the NYPD office...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes its toll on events and roads A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon        ...
18:01, 2019-07-20

Rupee Set For Weekly Gain After PM Modi's Landslide Election Win: Report The currency ended 0.5 per cent lower on Thursday after scaling a session peak of 69.38 when initial leads suggested a facile victory for PM Modi's coalition, in line with most of the exit polls....
16:17, 2019-05-24

Sensational Eoin Morgan takes England to win over Afghanistan with record-breaking knock Back spasm? What back spasm? Eoin Morgan overcame his troublesome back to smash an extraordinary century of sixes in a record-breaking knock against Afghanistan....
03:51, 2019-06-19

England make promising start to Women's World Cup but wilt after the break as heat takes toll The start of England Women's World Cup campaign and the final stages of the men's Nations League participation had similarities: a controversial decision by VAR, problems playing out from the back and the loss of control in midfield....
15:51, 2019-06-10

CBOE Expands Weekly Options By One Day Allows Traders to More Easily "Roll" from One Weekly Expiration to Another CHICAGO, IL, June 30, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that as of Thursday, July 1, all new Weekly options series listed at CBOE will begin trading on Thursdays and expire the following Friday. Prior to this change, new series were listed on Fridays. The additional da...
22:51, 2019-05-22

'Senseless': attacks on schools soar in Afghanistan – report Unicef research shows more than 1,000 schools were closed by the end of last year due to ongoing conflictAttacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled between 2017 and 2018, surging from 68 to 192, according to the UN children’s agency, Unicef, the first increase since 2015.According to figures collecte...
20:17, 2019-05-28

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25: report Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported....
09:51, 2019-09-03

Vendors plan to seek compensation from German govt over thwarted toll-report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 million euros ($339.21 million) compensation from Berlin, Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
14:34, 2019-06-21

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
22:51, 2019-05-31

Terrorism survivor in Cameroon takes road to recovery: UN News special report “If I ever come face-to-face with a Boko Haram fighter and if I have strength and a knife in my hand, I will cut his throat and spill his blood! Because, it makes me sick whenever I remember the suffering I went through.”...
05:34, 2019-08-20

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
01:17, 2019-06-01

Eastern Michigan takes down Big Ten foe Illinois on road, takes home $1 million Illinois agreed to pay Eastern Michigan $1 million for the Eagles to visit Champaign. Eastern Michigan handed the Illini a 34-31 loss in thanks.       ...
06:51, 2019-09-15

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
19:00, 2019-08-16

The Guardian Weekly is 100 years old Our seven-day print edition was first published on this day in 1919The Guardian Weekly at 100: the Wall Street crash to SuezPart two: Apollo 11 to Rwanda’s genocidePart three: 9/11 to TrumpAround 10 million people across the world read the Guardian’s journalism online every day. But, before it was p...
21:34, 2019-07-04

AI Weekly: Hurray for boring AI I keep having the same conversation with companies that want to brief me about their latest AI-related news: It's not exciting, but it's smart.Read More...
01:17, 2019-09-15

AEW debuting weekly TNT show on Oct. 2 There is a new day to watch professional wrestling on cable in primetime. TNT announced Wednesday that All Elite Wrestling’s yet-to-be-named, two-hour weekly television show will begin on Oct. 2. By putting the show on Wednesdays, it avoids any conflict with TNT’s slate of NBA games, which airs on T...
20:51, 2019-07-24

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-06-14

Oil prices dip but set for solid weekly gains Oil took a breather on Friday after three days of solid gains, but was set for its strongest week since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S inventories and a looming hurricane in Florida, while new signs of trade talks emerged....
05:34, 2019-08-30

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Not half bad ** S&P 500 snaps 3-week winning streak, slips 0.3% as all eyes are on G20 Summit. Though index finishes first half up 17.3%, the best start to a year since 1997 ** That said, charts suggest risk the SPX may have a bumpy ride ahead ** And while the DJI may still see another push , the Nasdaq...
00:17, 2019-06-29

Entertainment Weekly will become a monthly publication It’s been rumored for years, and on Thursday it finally became a reality: Meredith said Entertainment Weekly magazine will publish its last “weekly” issue on June 25 and become a monthly as of August. JD Heyman, deputy editor of People, will replace Henry Goldblatt as editor. About 15 people will be...
07:17, 2019-06-07

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Pivot ** S&P 500 snaps 4-week losing streak, surges 4.4%. Wall Street rallies Fri on rate cut hopes, trade optimism ** Fed Chair Powell remarks Tues that Fed will act "as appropriate" in face of trade war, other risks; pivot seemingly opens door to possible interest rate cuts ** Indeed, the SPX fi...
00:00, 2019-06-08

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: On edge ** S&P 500 up for second straight week, but adds just 0.5%. Trade tensions and Gulf tanker attacks weigh ** At first, the DJI was rolling sixes, and the SPX was streaking higher ** However, the SPX hit a wall, turned tipsy. This with the DJI seeing double ** Most sectors advance: Consum...
01:00, 2019-06-15

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: On edge (Repeats from Friday. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 up for second straight week, but adds just 0.5%. Trade tensions and Gulf tanker attacks weigh ** At first, the DJI was rolling sixes, and the SPX was streaking higher ** However, the SPX hit a wall, turned tipsy. This with the DJI seeing d...
14:34, 2019-06-17

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is far from rare: 42% of men and 51% of women reported ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: Mayhem ** S&P 500 drops 2.6%, extends losing streak to 4 weeks. SPX sheds 6.6% in May as U.S.-China trade war intensifies and President Trump opens new front with Mexico ** Indeed, the SPX appeared heavy handed, ultimately leading to multi-month lows ** This as a momentum millstone leads to a May...
02:51, 2019-06-01

AI Weekly: California is trying to control big tech Tech giants are facing threats of regulation on many fronts, but California is poised to become ground zero, as a new feature for Amazon's Alexa suggests.Read More...
03:51, 2019-06-01

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019As wildli...
22:17, 2019-08-23

U.S. weekly jobless claims increase slightly The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased moderately last week, suggesting the labor market remains on solid footing even as the economy is slowing....
17:00, 2019-05-30

US weekly jobless claims rise more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 214,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 209,000 claims reported for the previous week....
16:00, 2019-08-16

US weekly jobless claims fall more than expected First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 220,000 for the most recent week, down from the 228,000 claims reported for the previous week....
16:00, 2019-05-21

How to stop MS in its tracks – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample visits Professor Richard Reynolds at the MS Society tissue bank to hear how research on brains of patients who died with multiple sclerosis is leading to novel insights and new treatments Continue reading......
08:34, 2019-09-06

US weekly jobless claims fall to 3-month low First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 223,000 in the most recent week, up marginally from the 221,000 claims reported for the previous week....
15:00, 2019-07-11

US weekly jobless claims increase slightly First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 in the most recent week, following the 211,000 claims reported for the prior week....
19:17, 2019-05-30

Stocks Extend Weekly Winning Streak U.S. stocks clinched a third consecutive week of gains and are sitting within a hair of their records, as moderating tensions between the U.S. and China eased fears about a potential recession....
04:34, 2019-09-14

AI Weekly: Highlights from VentureBeat’s AI conference Transform VentureBeat held its largest AI conference to date this week, bringing together startups and the biggest AI companies in the world. Here are the highlights.Read More...
02:17, 2019-07-13

RPT-BUZZ-U.S. stocks weekly: New highs fireworks (Repeats from Friday. Updates chart) ** S&P 500 gains 1.7%, closes near record highs even after hot payrolls print on Fri cools bets for an aggressive Fed rate cut ** Indeed, the DJI finally popped above its October 2018 highs. However, action puts it closer to what may be an important ceili...
15:00, 2019-07-08

US weekly jobless claims fall to a 3-month low The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to continued strong labor market conditions....
01:00, 2019-08-01

| UK, EU Brexit teams to meet twice-weekly in September Britain's Brexit negotiators are to meet their EU counterparts twice a week throughout September, London said, in a bid to strike a new divorce deal....
17:34, 2019-08-30

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 212,000 claims reported for the previous week....
16:00, 2019-05-23

US weekly jobless claims total 212,000, vs 220,000 expected CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman break down the latest jobless claims, housing starts, building permits and Philadelphia Fed manufacturing numbers. Also at the table are Ken Langone, CEO of Invemed Associates and co-founder of Home Depot, and former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor....
17:51, 2019-05-21

US weekly jobless claims increase marginally First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 in the most recent week, in line with the prior week's number of claims....
21:00, 2019-09-05

Director's Cut: Weekly Beauty Desk Drops From the latest hair and skincare launches to some epic summer scent favourites, see the product edit of the favourites that have landed on the desk of Vogue beauty & lifestyle, Jessica Diner, this week...
13:51, 2019-07-17

Oil rises but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss Oil rose on Friday after two sessions of losses but remained on track for its biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
18:17, 2019-05-24

Oil rises towards $69 but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss Oil rose towards $69 a barrel on Friday after two sessions of losses but remained on track for its biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and concern over an economic slowdown....
17:17, 2019-05-24

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
11:34, 2019-07-05

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
23:17, 2019-07-08

Chemical checkout: find out what could be hiding in your weekly shop Food additives commonly found in US bread, soft drinks and candy are all banned in Europe. Here’s how they end up in your cart – and how you can avoid them Continue reading......
09:51, 2019-05-29

Oil plummets, on track for biggest weekly drop in 2019 Oil prices plunged on Thursday, losing about 5% as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months....
00:51, 2019-05-24

AI Weekly: Protecting the powerful underpins debates at Stanford and MIT Petitions in support of MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito and in opposition to former Google CEO Eric Schmidt at Stanford University reveal AI ethics debates.Read More...
03:00, 2019-09-07

UPDATE 7-Oil steady but set for 2019's biggest weekly loss * Coming Up: Weekly U.S. oil rig count data at 1 p.m. (1700 GMT) (New throughout, adds comments, updates prices, changes dateline to NEW YORK; previous LONDON)...
18:34, 2019-05-24

Oil edges higher but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices climbed 1 percent on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but were on track for their biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy....
20:00, 2019-05-24

Weekly releases vs. the binge model: Here’s why Netflix’s approach is better If you paid attention at all to any of the Netflix headlines this week, you were no doubt confronted with the revelation — including from us — that Netflix is experimenting with a different release schedule for some new TV seasons. The short version of what’s going on: These are re...
19:34, 2019-09-08

Oil rises more than 1% but sets biggest weekly loss of 2019 Oil prices climbed more than 1% on Friday ahead of long U.S. and UK holiday weekends, but posted the biggest weekly drop of the year, pressured by rising inventories and worries about the global economy....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Oil falls 2.8% ahead of hurricane, but still notches weekly gain Oil futures fell on Friday ahead of a hurricane near the Florida coast that could dampen demand, but prices still posted the biggest weekly increase since early July, boosted by an easing of U.S.-China trade rhetoric....
00:00, 2019-08-31

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
08:51, 2019-06-28

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
17:17, 2019-09-13

U.S. fuel pumps see first weekly price rise since October Fuel prices in the United States on average were just a penny higher at $2.25 per gallon, ending consecutive price declines that had occurred since October....
14:51, 2019-05-21

U.S. Stocks Rise but Remain on Track for Weekly Losses U.S. stocks climbed for a second straight session but remain on track for modest weekly declines as investors parse signs of slowing economic growth....
17:00, 2019-08-16

Oil's Weekly Drop Highlights Lingering Oversupply Fears Oil prices fell for the fourth consecutive session Friday to bring their drop for the week to 3%, illustrating how fears of excess supply continue to keep crude prices down....
21:51, 2019-09-13

Weekly hit of nature boosts health, study finds A UK study has found that spending two hours per week in parks, woodland or on the beach has a positive impact on mental and physical health and wellbeing...
15:34, 2019-06-14

U.S. Stocks Rise but Notch Modest Weekly Loss The Dow Jones Industrial Average bounced back from Wednesday’s 800-point selloff with two consecutive sessions of gains and a modest weekly loss. But investors’ lingering fears about a potential recession remain unresolved....
00:00, 2019-08-17

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019Contrary to pop...
13:17, 2019-08-10

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
09:17, 2019-06-21

PRECIOUS-Gold firms above $1,500/oz, on track for second weekly rise Gold prices rose on Friday, holding above the key $1,500 per ounce pivot, as fresh concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute and worries over global economic slowdown lifted demand for the safe-haven metal....
06:34, 2019-08-09

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life under the ocean surface is not a s...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Brexit weekly briefing: snap election looks increasingly likely MPs plot to thwart a no-deal exit as the do-or-die rhetoric from Boris Johnson hardensWelcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing. If you would like to receive this as a weekly email, sign up here. You can also catch our monthly Brexit Means … podcast here. And for daily updates, head to Andrew...
08:34, 2019-08-13

Small weekly newspaper praised for standing with immigrants PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A small weekly newspaper in western Minnesota is receiving praise for a column that took a tongue-in-cheek approach to stand up for diversity. Last month, the Pelican Rapids Press posted high school graduation pictures on its Facebook page, including pictures of Somali s...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Brilliant Liverpool are kings of Europe once again – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Gregg Bakowski and Lars Sivertsen discuss Liverpool’s Champions League win, next steps for those involved, England women’s misstep in their final friendly before the World Cup and water pistolsJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the Ch...
16:34, 2019-06-03

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikely role for sound artists such as himselfAs wildlif...
14:38, 2019-05-21

New Study On Weekly, Monthly S&P 500 PutWrite Indexes Released CHICAGO, IL -- January 27, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced the release of a new study that examines both the monthly CBOE S&P 500 PutWrite Index (PUTSM Index) and the CBOE S&P 500 One-Week PutWrite Index (WPUTSM Index), comparing their performances with that of tr...
02:51, 2019-05-22

Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause - Science Weekly podcast Do you know what noise a hungry sea anemone makes? Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause does. Armed with over 5,000 hours of recordings, he takes Ian Sample on a journey through the natural world and demonstrates why sound is a powerful tool for conservationFirst broadcast on 15 June 2018Do you know w...
14:17, 2019-08-30

'Apex Legends' will keep players busy with daily and weekly challenges Respawn has a straightforward way to keep its hordes of Apex Legends players coming back: it's borrowing a page from other battle royale shooters. The studio has teased Season 2 Battle Pass plans that will include daily and weekly challenges to spee......
23:51, 2019-05-30

Oil falls ahead of hurricane but set for weekly gain as trade row eases Oil took a breather on Friday after three days of solid gains, but was set for its strongest week since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S inventories and a looming hurricane in Florida, while new signs of trade talks emerged....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
13:34, 2019-07-19

Oil prices fall but set for weekly gain as trade row rhetoric eases Oil took a breather on Friday after three days of solid gains, but was set for its strongest week since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S inventories and a looming hurricane in Florida, while new signs of trade talks emerged....
15:34, 2019-08-30

Nations League, the Women's World Cup and more – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Philippe Auclair discuss the Nations League with familiar themes on and off the pitch for England, a 2019 World Cup preview, transfers, Fifa and box-office VARJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in ...
20:17, 2019-06-07

AI Weekly: Amazon’s robots could cut delivery times, but eliminate jobs Amazon's increasing investment in robotics and automation got a lot of attention at its re:MARS conference. What impact might it have on its workforce?Read More...
11:00, 2019-06-08

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
19:34, 2019-06-13

Reagan’s famous weekly radio address was Nixon’s idea Former President Richard Nixon had a widely influential role on former President Ronald Reagan and his key staff, and even dreamed up one of the Gipper’s most famous practices — the weekly radio address — according to a treasure trove of post-presidential papers in the Nixon library.4192KqOVZiL._SX3...
20:00, 2019-07-16

Stocks edge lower to put market on track for weekly loss Stocks moved broadly lower in early trading on Wall Street Friday in a market racked by fear and anxiety over trade disputes.       ...
18:17, 2019-08-09

UPDATE 8-Oil edges higher but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019 * U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for third week in a row -Baker Hughes (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments; adds rig count data)...
21:01, 2019-05-24

All eyes on Women's World Cup, plus the Nations League and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Jonathan Wilson, Lars Sivertsen, Mark Langdon and Suzy Wrack discuss the opening weekend of France 2019, the conclusion of the Nations League, disrespect via kitchen utensils and an Ultrasling 3Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the opening weekend of t...
21:51, 2019-06-10

England v USA, the Copa América and Afcon 2019 – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss England’s inexorable march to World Cup glory, the USA ‘spygate’ episode, Luis Suárez’s tears, the back streets of Alexandria and Elton JohnJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days i...
21:51, 2019-07-01

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Continue reading......
07:34, 2019-05-24

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our pennies and what we can do about it Continue reading......
08:17, 2019-07-12

Oil rises, set for weekly gain amid hopes for end to US-China trade war Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
08:00, 2019-09-06

Oil prices fall but set for big weekly gain on trade dispute hopes Oil gave back some of its recent gains on Friday, but was still headed for the biggest weekly increase since early July, boosted by a decline in U.S stocks, a looming hurricane in Florida and an easing of Sino-U.S. trade rhetoric....
10:34, 2019-08-30

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading......
09:34, 2019-06-07

Thrashings, tackles and Welsh worries – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Lars Sivertsen, Michael Butler and Chris Paouros discuss a record-breaking World Cup win, follow-throughs, Wales in trouble, Lionel Messi making a lot of money and the perils of being a non-league refereeJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few d...
17:00, 2019-06-13

The big kick-off, English centre-backs and Crusty – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Mark Langdon discuss the Community Shield, Harry Maguire and the centre-back daisy chain, Nicolas Pépé, the return of the Football League and Crusty the PieJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.Back for another season, we start by lo...
03:00, 2019-08-06

AI Weekly: China, the United States, and the struggle for global leadership No matter who wins the 2020 presidential election, a better world with AI in business and society may depend on adherence to our own values.Read More...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Disney+ thinks of the recappers, will be releasing its shows on a weekly basis In news that presumably saw the internet’s various TV editors reach for the slightly smaller bottles of bourbon for once, the planners behind Disney+ reportedly revealed at this weekend’s D23 expo that, counter to the Netflix model it’s establishing itself in opposition to, the streaming service wil...
23:51, 2019-08-24

U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; labor market strong The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market remains strong even as the economy is slowing....
15:51, 2019-08-08

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; labor market still tightening The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits increased last week, but the trend in claims remained consistent with tightening labor market conditions....
16:00, 2019-08-01

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in May....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly claimed that Vitamin B12 is also known as Folate or Fo...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Handballs, the Pukki Party and La Liga starts with a bang – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Faye Carruthers and Paul MacInnes discuss the late VAR drama at the Etihad, Teemu Pukki being in contention for the Golden Boot and dramatic opening weekends in La Liga and the BundesligaJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We start with a round-up of ...
09:51, 2019-08-20

Oil prices fall, but post weekly gain ahead of G20 talks, OPEC Oil prices fell on Friday but posted their second straight week of gains ahead of trade talks between the U.S. and Chinese presidents this weekend, and on widely expected production cuts from OPEC on Monday....
22:34, 2019-06-28

No Pre-Reading, No Rehearsing: How ‘The Weekly’ Kept Its Recreation of Historic Opioid Testimony Authentic The Times TV show’s producer/director shares the challenges and rewards of bringing to life witness testimony against Purdue Pharma in a way that stayed true to our journalistic principles....
01:17, 2019-08-19

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue resonates with broader ideas of neurodiversity. We also...
07:17, 2019-08-01

Women's World Cup, Copa América and a supermarket treat – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Marcus Christenson, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss Australia’s comeback against Brazil, England’s huffing and puffing, Scotland’s flattering scorelines and reviews of a supermarket in ColindaleJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the action just ...
18:51, 2019-06-17

Arsenal v Spurs analysis, dives, Bakery Jatta and more – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Barney Ronay discuss a scrappy, shambling north London derby, top six stumbles, the difference between two English dives, a curious case of dubious identity in Germany and The Wilson ScenarioJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We t...
05:00, 2019-09-03

AI Weekly: Cutting-edge research promises to imbue AI with contextual knowledge Researchers at IBM, MIT, Salesforce, and elsewhere are developing techniques that promise to imbue AI with greater contextual knowledge than before.Read More...
21:34, 2019-08-30

AI Weekly: Detroit’s facial recognition battle is about the ends justifying the means The Detroit Police Department hopes to convince Rep. Rashida Tlaib that in its use of facial recognition software, the ends justify the means.Read More...
08:17, 2019-08-24

Oil prices edge higher, set for weekly gain amid trade optimism Oil prices edged higher on Friday, with crude benchmarks poised for multi-week gains amid a sharp draw down in U.S. crude inventories, while trade tensions eased after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month....
05:34, 2019-09-06

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who joins Nicola Davis and author Sue Nelson this week...
17:00, 2019-07-19

METALS-London nickel eases from 16-month high, but set for 9% weekly gain London nickel prices eased in early trade on Friday, slipping from a 16-month high struck in the previous session, after Indonesia's nickel miners association said it had urged the government not to bring forward a ban on mineral ore exports. Nickel is still on course to add 9.2% this week and S...
06:34, 2019-08-09

Cboe to List Mini-SPX Index (XSP) Wednesday-Expiring Weekly Options CHICAGO – January 26, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to list Wednesday-expiring weekly options on the Cboe Mini-SPX Index (XSP), beginning January 30, 2018....
18:17, 2019-05-21

Liverpool lord it, Spurs shocked and Barnes bangers – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Jonathan Wilson and Tim Stillman discuss defeats for Tottenham and Manchester United, Ashley and Harvey Barnes on target, goals galore on the continent and a new crime novel seeking publishersJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We take a look back at ...
09:00, 2019-08-27

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the first time in eight weeks....
08:17, 2019-06-07

Joy for Rapinoe and co, a 'nonsense' loss for England and Lionel Messi – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Tim Stillman discuss the USA’s World Cup final glory and White House hopes, England ‘nonsense’ loss against Sweden (according to Phil Neville), and Lionel Messi’s claims of “corruption’ at the Copa América. And the pod is off on its holidays...we’ll...
23:34, 2019-07-08

Netflix assures fans its most binge-able shows won’t switch to weekly release schedules Disney’s streaming service will launch in a couple of months and it’s probably the streaming service to get this fall. It’s got a great price that’s cheaper than its main competitors, including Netflix, HBO, and probably Apple, as well as a ton of great content and better fea...
22:34, 2019-09-05

Tyson to rebuild plant after fire, assures weekly pay for full-time workers U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday it will rebuild its Holcomb, Kansas beef plant after a fire partly destroyed the facility last week and added that full-time, active employees would be paid weekly until production resumes....
15:34, 2019-08-12

Scotland collapse, England move on and Totti hits out – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Flo Lloyd-Hughes discuss the latest Women’s World Cup drama, VAR’s increasing prominence, Copa América and a Totti meltdownJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in football, starting with Scotland’s de...
19:17, 2019-06-20

Chelsea swagger, Villans become heroes and Spurs v Liverpool – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paolo Bandini and Philippe Auclair discuss the Europa League final, the Championship play-off final, the Champions League final, Newcastle and a duck-sized Sepp BlatterJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few days in football, ...
21:51, 2019-05-30

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighed by concerns slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand....
19:51, 2019-07-19

CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Spending minimum two hours weekly in nature tied to good health, wellbeing (Reuters Health) - People who experience nature for at least 120 minutes per week are more likely to report good health and psychological wellbeing, a large UK study suggests....
04:17, 2019-06-21

U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds end weekly 2019 inflow streak -Lipper Investors' appetite for risk took a break in the latest week as various asset classes saw net cash withdrawals, against the backdrop of the lingering U.S.-China trade war....
01:01, 2019-05-24

Admin special, play-off previews and life as a released player – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Marcus Bean and Ali Maxwell discuss Uefa’s Europa League final problems, Fifa’s World Cup ticketing problems, life after being released by your club and Batistuta’s red and white armyJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the last few day...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Cboe Global Markets to List SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) Monday-Expiring Weekly Options CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that it plans to list SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (ticker symbol: SPY) options that expire on Mondays, beginning February 16, 2018, subject to rule f...
18:17, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based investment-grade bond funds end weekly inflows streak -Lipper U.S.-based investment-grade corporate bond funds posted their first weekly outflow since mid-January as the United States and China continued to clash over trade, souring sentiment across financial markets. According to Refinitiv's Lipper research service data on Thursday, U.S.-based investment-...
01:01, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Tyson to rebuild plant after fire, assures weekly pay for full-time workers U.S. meat processor Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday it would rebuild its Holcomb, Kansas beef plant after a fire last week partly destroyed the facility and that full-time, active employees would be paid weekly until production resumes....
19:00, 2019-08-12

Euro 2020 qualifiers, Inter Ultras and Phil Neville – Football Weekly Extra Faye Carruthers, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Will Unwin discuss the international break, Giggs in trouble, the return of women’s club football, Inter’s Ultras tell Romelu Lukaku what is and isn’t racism and Phil Neville’s confusing public imageWe begin by looking forward to the matches inv...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Tomorrow's weather forecast: fair with a good chance of improvement – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly joins forces with our sister technology podcast, Chips with Everything, to look at the future of weather forecasting. Graihagh Jackson finds out how accurate predictions currently are, while Jordan Erica Webber discusses how street cameras and connected cars could improve the forecast...
13:34, 2019-05-31

England and Kosovo thrill, Scotland slump and Marvin Sordell – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Lars Sivertsen and Marvin Sordell discuss England’s 5-3 win, trouble north of the border, Northern Ireland’s stoicism in defeat and Marvin’s decision to retire at the age of 28We look back at the last few days in football, starting with England’s 5-3 win over Kosovo, ...
19:51, 2019-09-12

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But with the country remaining in violent turmoil, plans for the exit of the coalition have been repeatedly put o...
04:51, 2019-09-04

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
08:00, 2019-06-13

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
15:51, 2019-06-12

U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow since October U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds posted more than $4 billion of outflows in the week ended Wednesday, the largest weekly cash withdrawals since October 2018, according to Refinitiv's Lipper......
00:51, 2019-08-09

Disturbing Teen Trend: Adolescents Across The Country Are Getting Together WEEKLY to Worship A Dead Man Named Jesus Christ Parents, beware: A terrifying new trend is sweeping the nation, and your child could be the next to participate. Adolescents across the country are getting together WEEKLY to worship a dead man known as “Jesus Christ.”...
00:00, 2019-08-31

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise, sparking fears the labor market is losing steam First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 216,000, down slightly from the 218,000 claims reported for the previous week....
20:34, 2019-06-13

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
02:51, 2019-06-18

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
07:17, 2019-06-18

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Tiger says Masters took toll as he crams for Open Tiger Woods says that his win at Augusta National in April exacted a toll, and that the state of his game entering The Open at Royal Portrush is not at the same level....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Hurricane Dorian death toll 'could be staggering' An international aid effort is under way in the Bahamas to help 70,000 people who need immediate humanitarian assistance after the island nation was hit by the most devastating hurricane in its history....
10:34, 2019-09-06

UPDATE 1-Precious metal funds reap 4th biggest weekly inflows as investors play safe -BAML Precious metal funds recorded the fourth-largest inflows ever in the week to Wednesday and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as rising trade tensions and global growth concerns prompted a dash for safe havens....
14:17, 2019-08-09

Precious metal funds reap fourth biggest weekly inflows as investors play safe: BAML Precious metal funds recorded the fourth-largest inflows ever in the week to Wednesday and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as rising trade......
23:17, 2019-08-09

Precious metal funds reap 4th biggest weekly inflows amid safe haven dash - BAML Precious metal funds recorded the fourth largest weekly inflows ever and investment-grade funds sucked in money, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as escalating trade tensions and global growth concerns prompted a dash for .safe havens...
14:17, 2019-08-09

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Health England said on Thursday....
16:17, 2019-08-01

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in the Bahamas Hurricane Dorian is now to blame for 20 deaths in the Bahamas — with more fatalities expected to be discovered amid a massive rescue effort across the storm-ravaged Caribbean country, an official said. Seventeen of the victims were from the Abaco islands, while three others were found in Grand Baham...
02:51, 2019-09-05

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
16:34, 2019-08-04

Death Toll In Pakistan Train Collision Rises To 23 The death toll from a train collision in central Pakistan rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said....
09:34, 2019-07-12

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
19:00, 2019-05-31

| DR Congo Ebola death toll passes 2 000 - official The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed more than 2 000 lives, out of a total of 3 000 recorded cases since August last year, health officials say....
10:17, 2019-08-31

The cost of that highway toll? Depends on where you purchased your E-ZPass Many drivers don't know that state highway tolls differ based on where you buy your transponder. You're likely paying more than you realize.       ...
21:51, 2019-06-08

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wr...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Death toll in Texas mass shooting rises The death toll from the weekend’s Texas freeway massacre has risen to seven, with at least one of the injured remaining in “life-threatening” condition, authorities said Sunday. The gunman, who first opened fire at troopers after being stopped in a routine traffic stop, went on a d...
21:51, 2019-09-01

| Death toll rises to 28 in Mexico bar fire attack Gunmen burst into a Mexican strip club in a hail of bullets and killed at least 28 people as they trapped revelers inside and started a raging fire, officials have said....
11:00, 2019-08-29

Death toll jumps in southern Myanmar landslide A landslide in a village in Myanmar has left at least 53 people dead, authorities said. Monsoon rains have hammered Myanmar and other countries in the region, flooding vast swathes of land and displacing residents....
03:00, 2019-08-12

Hurricane Dorian’s death toll rises in Bahamas The death toll from Hurricane Dorian is five, Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis said during a press conference Monday. Officials had previously confirmed the death of a 7-year-old boy. The identities of the remaining four were unknown. “We are going to be very careful about reporting such ...
00:17, 2019-09-03

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
07:01, 2019-05-24

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
13:17, 2019-07-13

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
23:00, 2019-06-05

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
09:34, 2019-06-05

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
16:51, 2019-07-07

German highway toll for cars breaches EU law -EU court A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches EU law, the European Union's highest court said on Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-18

Arjen Robben retires at 35 after conceding injuries have taken toll • ‘I’m no longer 16 with no idea what injuries can do to you’• Dutchman won 12 titles, including eight at Bayern MunichArjen Robben has retired from football aged 35 following a trophy-laden career at club level and having earned 96 caps for his country, which included playing in a World Cup final. ...
02:51, 2019-07-05

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 11 Sudanese activists say at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
00:00, 2019-07-02

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese activist says at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule. Nazim Sirraj told The Associated Press on Monday that three bodies were found next to a school in Omdurman, the t...
14:00, 2019-07-01

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
06:17, 2019-07-01

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
05:17, 2019-07-01

Hurricane Dorian: Death toll in Bahamas rises to 30 As rescue crews search the hardest hit Bahamas' islands for missing persons in the wake of Hurricane Dorian earlier this week, the death toll continues to rise as 30 people have been reported dead....
22:34, 2019-09-06

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
15:00, 2019-07-06

'Nine surgeries, 20 concussions': Rob Gronkowski reflects on toll of NFL career All-Pro tight end retired in March after nine prolific seasonsGronkowski estimates he suffered 20 concussions in his life Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who announced his retirement in March, said in an interview that he absorbed about 20 concussions in a lifetime on the gridi...
01:51, 2019-09-13

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. Shawn Speagle says he is haunted by his work as a former content moderator for Facebook. “I have seen a video of a babysitter choking a toddler t...
23:51, 2019-06-28

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the dozens of construction workers who slept each night ...
03:51, 2019-06-24

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES — Efforts to combat school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up law enforcement’s response and quickly alerts teachers and students to danger. School districts are using products like gunsho...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Dorian's death toll in Bahamas rises to 50: official Hurricane Dorian's rampage through the Bahamas last week killed at least 50 people, largely on the hard-hit Great Abaco Island, an official said on Tuesday....
23:51, 2019-09-10

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse in rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
06:17, 2019-06-24

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
08:34, 2019-06-24

The DMCA bell did not toll for a beloved musician—thus, I could grieve him Enlarge / Bass guitarist Mark Sandman and saxophonist Dana Colley in concert with their band Morphine in the '90s. (credit: Getty Images / Tim Mosenfelder) I'm a firm believer in the power of a live performance. A television broadcast or DVD doesn't capture the same thing as a theatrical producti...
01:17, 2019-07-07

‘Hour of darkness’ for Bahamas; 43 dead, with toll to rise Top Bahamas officials says search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some communities isolated by flood waters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more...
18:00, 2019-09-07

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
01:51, 2019-05-25

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
23:51, 2019-08-29

| Afghanistan opt to bat against Bangladesh in one-off Test Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan won the toss and elected to bat in the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong....
10:00, 2019-09-05

| Tanzania fuel tanker blast: Death toll stands at 60 At least 62 people died and about 70 others injured in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying to siphon off fuel, the police said....
03:00, 2019-08-11

Devastation 'still unfolding' in Bahamas as Dorian death toll rises to at least 50 UN estimates 76,000 left homeless after hurricane as emergency officials say mortuary facilities ‘overwhelmed’ with bodiesAid workers in the Bahamas said the devastation of Hurricane Dorian is “still unfolding” on Tuesday after the official death toll rose to at least 50 and tens of thousands of peo...
01:00, 2019-09-11

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam state. A dozen people have been killed in neighboring ...
10:17, 2019-07-20

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely pay attention for long enough to see that those wh...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Dorian Death Toll in the Bahamas Is Expected to Drastically Rise Reports from the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are dire in the Bahamas, with a death toll now at 43 and expected to increase in coming hours and days. According to CNN, hundreds of Bahamians are still missing, likely buried in rubble nearly a week after the Category 5 storm pummeled the northern Bah...
20:34, 2019-09-08

Monsoon floods wreak havoc on India, death toll up Parts of southern and western India have been hit hard by heavy torrential rain. The resulting floods and landslides have claimed many lives and forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps....
20:34, 2019-08-11

Texas shooting: death toll rises to seven, with 17-month-old among 22 wounded Toddler shot in the face ‘relatively well’, governor saysBeto O’Rourke on US gun violence: ‘This is fucked up’As the death toll in a mass shooting in Texas on Saturday rose to seven and details emerged of how a 17-month-old child was shot in the face, Beto O’Rourke used an appearance on live televis...
03:51, 2019-09-02

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
16:51, 2019-07-20

'Staggering' death toll feared in Bahamas after Dorian's destruction Charities, government agencies and even cruise ships loaded with supplies and volunteers rushed emergency aid to the storm-ravaged Bahamas on Saturday amid fears of a "staggering" death toll left in the wake of Hurricane Dorian....
18:34, 2019-09-07

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
19:00, 2019-07-14

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Bahamas death toll rises to 43, expected to 'grow signifcantly' The number of confirmed dead in the Bahamas has risen to 43 but officials expect the number to grow "significantly" with thousands missing after Hurricane Dorian leveled several islands nearly one week ago....
17:34, 2019-09-07

Secret Military Cemetery Conceals Toll of Insurgency in Nigeria Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war Nigeria’s president says his army has won....
17:51, 2019-07-31

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
00:34, 2019-06-23

Death toll from mysterious vaping-related illnesses rises to five The death toll from a mysterious vaping illness has now risen to five, the Los Angeles Times reported. The sickness linked to vaping, which includes symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath and vomiting, has sprung up in 450 cases across the country, puzzling health officials. Though vaping has...
19:00, 2019-09-07

Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy....
18:34, 2019-08-05

Scooter Braun Hints the Taylor Swift Drama Has Taken a ''Toll'' on Him Scooter Braun is breaking his silence... The 38-year-old music manager is making light of his recent drama with Taylor Swift on social media. "Last couple of weeks have really taken a......
16:00, 2019-07-17

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Worsening economic conditions take toll on Micro Focus and Amigo Shares in UK tech firm Micro Focus and lender Amigo have taken a pounding after both warned of deteriorating economic conditions - while bellwether recruitment firm Hays also sounded a gloomy note....
14:00, 2019-08-29

Toll Brothers profit beat is clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
14:51, 2019-08-21

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade dispute is damaging the prospects for growth....
15:34, 2019-08-14

Bahamas death toll rises to 43, expected to 'grow significantly' The number of confirmed dead in the Bahamas rose to 43 but officials expect the number to grow "significantly" with thousands missing after Hurricane Dorian leveled several islands nearly one week ago....
14:34, 2019-09-08

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
07:51, 2019-06-05

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
18:34, 2019-08-17

Oklahoma: two dead after possible tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’Officials said two people died after a possible tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. Related: Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is ...
18:17, 2019-05-26

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 as Brexit Worries Take Toll The British economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as uncertainty over the country’s planned departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 took its toll on business confidence....
18:17, 2019-08-09

Hurricane Dorian Death Toll at Five as Storm Batters Bahamas Dangerous conditions made it hard to search for victims and assess the damage caused by one of the most powerful Atlantic storms on record. But officials called it “catastrophic.”...
23:51, 2019-09-02

The Death Toll from Hurricane Dorian in the Devastated Bahamas Climbs to 20 (FREEPORT, Bahamas) — The ground crunched under Greg Alem’s feet on Wednesday as he walked over the ruins of his home, laid waste by Hurricane Dorian. He touched a splintered beam of wood and pointed to the fallen trees, overcome by memories. “We planted those trees ourselves. Ever...
22:00, 2019-09-05

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
12:17, 2019-07-22

The Latest: El Paso victim dies, raising death toll to 22 A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A hospital official says another victim of the weekend mass...
01:51, 2019-08-06

Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
01:17, 2019-08-21

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South Korean tourists were rescued after the May 29 colli...
14:17, 2019-06-06

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
12:51, 2019-06-18

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 72 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 72, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
15:17, 2019-07-12

Bahamas death toll 'staggering' as Hurricane Dorian hits US Hurricane Dorian, which has already devastated large parts of the Bahamas this week, has made landfall in the United States for the first time with winds of up to 90mph....
21:34, 2019-09-06

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:34, 2019-06-06

'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says 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 prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not have imagined there would be so many fresh ones....
12:17, 2019-06-06

Death Toll Rises to 6 in Torrential Rains in Southeast Spain Record rainfall claimed two more lives in southeastern Spain as it caused widespread flooding, raising the overall death toll to six from the storms, authorities said Saturday....
09:17, 2019-09-15

'What death smells like': Dorian's toll expected to soar in Bahamas The smell of death hangs over parts of Great Abaco Island in the northern Bahamas, where relief workers on Friday sifted through the debris of shattered homes and buildings in a search expected to dramatically drive up the death toll from Hurricane Dorian....
17:34, 2019-09-06

Athletics great Sally Pearson retires after injuries take their toll ‘My body is just not up to it,’ says Olympic champion 32-year-old will miss 2020 Games in RioAustralia’s greatest modern-day track and field athlete Sally Pearson has announced her retirement, acknowledging that her body can take no more punishment.Pearson, 32, won gold in the 100m hurdles at the 20...
03:00, 2019-08-06

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
01:51, 2019-05-29

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
02:51, 2019-06-16

Typhoon Lekima Death Toll Rose To 49 In China, 21 Still Missing The death toll from Typhoon Lekima rose to 49 on Tuesday and 21 were still missing after the monster storm wreaked havoc on China's eastern coast, causing huge damage with strong gales and torrential......
06:34, 2019-08-13

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
14:00, 2019-06-18

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month. A government health bulletin released Wednesday says 170 children are being treated at hospitals in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Ebola death toll in east Congo outbreak climbs above 2,000 The death toll from Democratic Republic of Congo's year-long Ebola outbreak has climbed above 2,000, government data showed on Friday, as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and widespread security problems....
13:51, 2019-08-30

Hong Kong on brink of recession as protests and trade war take toll Business activity shows sharpest drop since global financial crisis amid increasingly bleak outlook for territoryHong Kong is on the verge of a recession as its private sector activity plunged to a decade-low in August amid an escalating trade war and its worst political crisis in decades.The busine...
10:17, 2019-09-04

Mali’s government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35 BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities have lowered the death toll from a massacre in central Mali that has prompted fears of retaliation. Mali’s government now says 35 people died, not 95, citing the governor’s office in the Mopti region. Initial figures came from local officials who on Wednes...
17:17, 2019-06-12

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
03:34, 2019-06-14

| Texas shooting toll rises to 7 - local media reports The death toll in a mass shooting that unfurled chaotically on highways in western Texas has risen to seven, local media has reported, citing authorities....
08:17, 2019-09-02

4 Amarnath Pilgrims Die, Death Toll In This Year's Yatra Reaches 30 Four Amarnath pilgrims have died over the past 24 hours en route the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year's pilgrimage to 30, officials said on Wednesday....
15:00, 2019-07-24

Dorian's toll: Bahamas officials say 2,500 missing in storm's wake Around 2,500 people are feared missing in the Bahamas in the wake of devastating Hurricane Dorian, a number that may include people who fled to shelters around the Caribbean island chain, authorities said on Wednesday....
03:00, 2019-09-12

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
03:51, 2019-06-14

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
21:17, 2019-06-04

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Taliban leaders are dead. So what come next for blood...
23:34, 2019-09-09

Taliban lift ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said they had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
20:51, 2019-09-15

Taliban says near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday it was close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise that the country would not become a haven for international militants....
18:34, 2019-08-28

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Taliban say near agreement on U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan The Taliban said on Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on a deal that would see U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise the country would not become a haven for international militants....
11:34, 2019-08-28

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 63 and wounded nearly 200 people at a wedding in Kabul over the weekend....
10:17, 2019-08-20

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
12:00, 2019-09-10

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
12:34, 2019-08-19

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test in Chittagong....
14:34, 2019-09-09

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
15:34, 2019-05-24

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two American service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war....
01:51, 2019-08-22

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense said on Friday....
14:00, 2019-09-07

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday....
05:17, 2019-07-14

Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, while train services were cancelled in several flood-hit areas....
17:00, 2019-08-11

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 26 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 26th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship. Police said Friday that the body was found about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) downstream from the scene ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Hurricane Dorian death toll at 44, but officials, residents know it will rise dramatically The grim toll of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas reached 44 on Sunday, according to the Caribbean nation's government, which expects the number of dead to rise....
23:34, 2019-09-09

Death toll in Danube sunken tour boat accident rises to 11 The number of people confirmed dead from a Danube River tour boat that collided with a large cruise ship in Hungary has grown to 11 after more bodies were recovered on Tuesday...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
00:17, 2019-05-28

| Death toll from capsized Cameroon ferry rises to 17 - state media The death toll from a Cameroon ferry that capsized this week has risen to 17 after more bodies were found, state radio said Wednesday, though the total number of victims was still unknown....
14:00, 2019-08-29

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
12:51, 2019-07-14

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises as storm bears down on US coast At least seven people have been killed by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas with millions told to leave their homes in Florida as the storm heads north....
10:17, 2019-09-04

Death toll in Odessa shooting rises to 7, a 17-month-old child among those injured ODESSA, Tx. (NBC News) – A 17-month-old girl was among the more than dozen injured in a shooting rampage around Odessa, Texas, as the death toll increased to seven victims Sunday. Anderson Davis suffered shrapnel in her right chest, has a hole through her bottom lip and tongue, and had her fro...
02:00, 2019-09-02

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts of a world heritage site....
17:00, 2019-08-11

Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash. The post Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:34, 2019-06-22

Death toll rises to 22 as El Paso struggles to recover from mass shooting Residents of El Paso, Texas, tried to settle in to their new reality as victims' families struggled with losses after a mass shooting at a Walmart.        ...
23:17, 2019-08-05

Hungary: Death toll rises to 19 in Danube tour boat crash Hungarian police say the death toll has increased to 19 in the case of the tour boat that capsized and sank last week after colliding in Budapest with a cruise ship on the Danube River...
01:17, 2019-06-07

Costa Rica tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; what you need to know about spotting it The Costa Rican Ministry of Health says 25 people have died from drinking tainted alcohol. Learn how to identify and avoid it when traveling.       ...
22:34, 2019-08-19

Death toll rises after bluff collapse at Southern California beach Two more deaths were reported early Saturday after a bluff overlooking a popular beach collapsed Friday afternoon in Southern California, authorities said.....
12:17, 2019-08-03

Bahamas hurricane survivors tell of children swept away; death toll reaches 30 Richard Johnson said his six-year-old brother Adrian was just too small to withstand Hurricane Dorian. The boy was blown into churning storm surge and is among thousands of people missing, many of them children, after the worst hurricane to hit the Bahamas....
08:34, 2019-09-06

UPDATE 1-EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
11:51, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 3-Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
07:00, 2019-08-21

Hurricane Dorian: death toll sure to rise as shattered Bahamians wait for aid At least 30 dead as rescuers comb islands for survivorsHomes swept away by ferocious winds of more than 200mphHurricane Dorian latest – live updatesFive days after Hurricane Dorian struck Grand Bahama and Abaco islands, causing enormous destruction and leaving at least 30 dead and hundreds missing, ...
21:34, 2019-09-06

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave.In Bihar, however, one of the poorest areas of the country, 49 people died on Saturday in just 24 hours. Continu...
17:00, 2019-06-17

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
04:01, 2019-06-28

Death toll rises as torrential rain and floods batter Spain More than 1,100 military personnel deployed to Murcia and Valencia regions to help rescue people from flooding A 41-year-old man was found dead in south-east Spain on Saturday, the local government said, bringing the death toll as a result of record-breaking rain over the past two days to at least s...
16:34, 2019-09-14

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
21:51, 2019-07-11

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
21:51, 2019-07-01

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
00:51, 2019-08-01

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals Ame...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Suicide of Quebec provincial police officer a reminder of job’s mental toll In addition to finding the childrens' bodies, it was Sûreté du Québec officer Patrick Bigras who arrested Guy Turcotte at the scene, after finding him hiding under a bed....
02:34, 2019-07-24

Big Death Toll Feared in Kabul Bombing as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for a large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
12:51, 2019-08-07

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the death toll to 24, including 22 South Koreans and the two-man Hungarian crew. Four South Koreans remain m...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South Korean tourists were rescued after the May 29 ...
10:34, 2019-06-06

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
12:34, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
00:17, 2019-05-22

43 dead in Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian toll expected to rise ‘significantly’ BAHAMAS (NBC News) – The number of confirmed dead after Hurricane Dorian rose to 43 Friday, and the figure was expected to grow “significantly” as recovery efforts continued in the devastated Bahamas, the prime minister’s office said. Some 70,000 people are in need of aid on ...
07:00, 2019-09-09

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
08:17, 2019-06-30

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that could help make budgeting for your next adventure slightly less of a headache.Read more......
20:34, 2019-07-15

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
11:17, 2019-07-19

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
03:34, 2019-07-09

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
12:17, 2019-07-10

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
19:51, 2019-07-07

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
18:51, 2019-07-16

Over 2,500 registered as missing as death toll of hurricane Dorian rises to 50 in Bahamas Bahamian officials said on Wednesday that 2,500 people have been registered as missing in the wake of the devastating hurricane Dorian, a count they said may include people who have fled to shelters around the islands....
01:00, 2019-09-12

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
08:34, 2019-06-13

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion....
18:00, 2019-08-10

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the United Nations, over the past three and a half month...
13:00, 2019-08-16

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22 as victims succumb to injuries The Texas rampage was followed just 13 hours later by another mass shooting in the Oregon district of Dayton, Oh. The death toll between the two events is now 30 people....
20:34, 2019-08-05

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes....
22:00, 2019-08-10

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered from the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the death toll to 20...
09:51, 2019-06-09

On Camera, BJP Worker Thrashes Toll Booth Employee In Madhya Pradesh A village-level BJP functionary was caught on camera beating up a toll employee on the Indore-Ujjain road in Madhya Pradesh. A police official said the fight happened due to a dispute over the toll......
19:00, 2019-09-09

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
18:34, 2019-06-27

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed KABUL, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including children, a provincial official said. Mohibullah Mohib, spokesman for the police chief in Farah province, said 15 others were wounded with most in critical condition, in...
19:34, 2019-07-31

Jos Buttler could be given leading role for England against Afghanistan • Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy are injury doubts• James Vince set to step up at Old TraffordThe joke going around the England dressing room after Friday’s World Cup group stage victory over West Indies was that they simply could not wait to get out of Southampton.Nothing against the place, of course, b...
04:34, 2019-06-16

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
18:51, 2019-08-18

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been “killed in action” in Afghanistan but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounded the death...
10:51, 2019-07-13

World Cup 2019 Live: England Opt To Bat Against Afghanistan England vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Hosts England will eye to carry on their winning streak against minnows Afghanistan in World Cup 2019 group affair at the Old Trafford on......
11:51, 2019-06-18

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
21:17, 2019-06-01

England v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Tim here or tweet him here 11.43am BST 18th over: England 92-1 (Bairstow 43, Root 21) Gulbadin’s slower ball is meat and drink to Bairstow, who clomps it for four, back past the bowler’s e...
12:51, 2019-06-18

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:00, 2019-05-28

Afghanistan Talks Resuming at Crucial Stage U.S.-Taliban negotiations to end America’s longest military engagement overseas entered a crucial stage on Wednesday, as Washington’s special envoy arrived in the Gulf state of Qatar for talks that both sides hope will lead quickly to a deal....
21:00, 2019-08-21

A Novel Set in Afghanistan Challenges the Myth of the Good Occupier Amy Waldman’s “A Door in the Earth” follows a young American woman to a rural Afghan village, where her plan to provide aid runs into ethical complications....
12:00, 2019-08-27

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
21:00, 2019-07-31

Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on Lawyers for the Afghan survivors of a 2009 NATO airstrike say they are still seeking adequate compensation for their clients and a criminal prosecution of the German officer who ordered the bombing...
09:51, 2019-09-04

Afghanistan: Car bomb injures dozens in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has left close to 100 people injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
09:17, 2019-08-07

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose...
18:51, 2019-09-12

'I know how to use a gun': children living on Afghanistan’s frontline - in pictures In a war that has been raging for decades, a third of the casualties are children. Last year, the UN recorded 927 child deaths and 2,135 injuries. In the first half of this year, 327 children were killed and 880 wounded.Children across the country continue to live on the frontlines – and sometimes g...
10:34, 2019-08-12

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out a deal, but DW's Florian Weigand predicts an uncertain future....
20:34, 2019-08-19

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
03:34, 2019-08-30

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
18:17, 2019-08-19

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
05:51, 2019-08-25

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
07:51, 2019-08-30

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
16:00, 2019-08-11

| Afghanistan's Nabi announces Test retirement Former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket after the ongoing one-off red-ball fixture against Bangladesh in Chittagong....
21:34, 2019-09-07

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:17, 2019-05-26

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
12:17, 2019-09-03

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
02:34, 2019-05-26

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
22:51, 2019-07-31

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Fierce Firefight in Afghanistan The latest American military deaths, bringing this year’s total to nine in the country, come days before the next round of peace talks between the United States and the Taliban....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on Sunday....
10:34, 2019-06-24

Danube River tour boat crash death toll rises to 15; another 15 still missing Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15.        ...
16:17, 2019-06-06

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
17:51, 2019-07-31

Driven to despair: road toll charges take centre stage in Norway vote Gilets jaunes-style movement has threatened to bring down national governmentRegional elections in Norway on Monday are being billed as a referendum on the country’s environmental policies, with the country split over road toll rises that have already threatened to bring down the national government...
19:00, 2019-09-08

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.       ...
15:34, 2019-06-08

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
09:00, 2019-08-11

Death toll rises to 10 in Mumbai building collapse as rescue efforts continue The death toll from the collapse of a decades-old four-storey building in India's financial capital Mumbai rose to 10 late on Tuesday, with at least eight injured, officials said, as rescue operations continued to remove those trapped in the rubble....
19:34, 2019-07-16

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
12:51, 2019-08-11

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
14:51, 2019-08-11

Hurricane Dorian: Death toll rises to 43 as relief efforts continue in the Bahamas Security Minister Marvin Dames said authorities are striving to reach everyone, but the crews can’t just bulldoze their way through fallen trees and other rubble because there might be bodies not yet recovered....
17:00, 2019-09-07

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
11:34, 2019-05-24

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel....
09:34, 2019-08-12

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: regional president Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents were driven out in 2012....
14:00, 2019-07-13

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
22:51, 2019-07-06

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 7 in the Bahamas, US monitors storm's path The Bahamas prime minister raised the death toll from Hurricane Dorian on Tuesday from five to seven and said more deaths were expected as the storm begins to move away from the Caribbean islands. ...
20:51, 2019-09-04

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 7 in one of Bahamas' 'greatest national crises,' PM says The Bahamas prime minister raised the death toll from Hurricane Dorian on Tuesday from five to seven and said more deaths were expected as the storm begins to move away from the Caribbean islands. ...
08:17, 2019-09-04

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
10:34, 2019-06-06

Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump planned a visit to the stricken community....
11:00, 2019-08-06

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 20; 41 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 20 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
17:00, 2019-07-24

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
18:51, 2019-05-27

Pregnant wives, condo swaps and the family dog: The human toll of the MLB trade deadline Everyone hates moving – but imagine doing it on a moment's notice with no real say where you'll be going.       ...
14:51, 2019-07-23

Afghanistan: Taliban car bomb kills several people in Kabul The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb that has killed at least 14 people and well over 100 injured in the Afghan capital Kabul. Violence in the region has escalated ahead of crucial elections....
18:34, 2019-08-07

Afghanistan v Australia: Cricket World Cup 2019 - live! Live updates from Bristol, 1.30pm (BST) startAustralia have a lot to do if they are to prove thesis that success is in DNAFeel free to email or tweet 12.46pm BST Hello and welcome...To The Guardian’s second piece of World Cup cricketing livebloggery today. Whether the body clock is telling you to di...
13:51, 2019-06-01

What a wedding massacre says about Trump's plan to leave Afghanistan The marriage contract had just been signed, and the festivities were in full swing. But just as close relatives of the newlyweds were emerging from an upstairs room to join hundreds of friends and family members at a Kabul wedding hall, an uninvited guest walked forward. What should have been a mome...
16:17, 2019-08-20

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
03:17, 2019-08-18

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
14:34, 2019-09-12

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
01:17, 2019-08-22

Eoin Morgan admits 148 for England vs Afghanistan was a shock... even for him Eoin Morgan felt he was incapable of producing the record-breaking 148 from 71 balls that ushered England to a crushing 150-run victory over Afghanistan and to the top of the World Cup standings....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the State Department repeatedly failed to make the diplomat available.The subpoena follows a collapse in peace negotiations between the Trump administration...
13:51, 2019-09-13

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Pakistan foreign minister says trust must be rebuilt with Afghanistan Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday called for trust to be rebuilt between Islamabad and Kabul as Pakistan began a new initiative to bolster a faltering peace process aiming to end Afghanistan's lengthy civil war....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions The Afghan government this month released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration. A total of 887 prisoners, according to National Security Adviso...
22:34, 2019-06-14

India v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Over-by-over coverage of the match played at SouthamptonEngland’s Headingley horror show – The Spin PodcastAny thoughts? You can email Tim | Tweet @TimdeLisle 10.06am BST Kohli wins the toss and chooses to bat. Gulbadin, still smiling, says he would have done the same. 9.56am BST Morning everyone an...
11:17, 2019-06-22

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.00pm BST Not a great delivery from Tahir, and Gulbadin leans back and tries to ho...
18:17, 2019-06-15

Cricket World Cup 2019: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Cardiff, 10.30am BST startCounty cricket – live! Follow all the latest with Tanya AldredAnd why not email Tom or tweet @tomdaviesE17 11.11am BST 9th over: Sri Lanka 76-0 (Karunaratne 21, K Perera 36). The sage-like Kumar Sangakkar was wondering before the start whether...
12:17, 2019-06-04

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
06:00, 2019-07-08

Afghanistan set New Zealand 173 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at TauntonEngland beat Bangladesh by 106 runs in CardiffAnd feel free to email Tanya or tweet @tjaldred 6.40pm BST 8th over: New Zealand 41-2 (Williamson 15, Taylor 0) Is this getting interesting? If one of these two gets out it might be. Silly shot really th...
19:51, 2019-06-08

Taliban attack kills 14 militiamen in western Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban have killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in an attack on checkpoints in the western Ghor province. Abdul Hai Khateby, the spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven other militiamen were wounded in the attack lat...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Pak, China Want "Orderly" Foreign Troop Pullout From Afghanistan Pakistan, China and Afghanistan on Saturday called for withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in an orderly manner, as the US and Taliban move closer to a potential deal....
09:00, 2019-09-08

U.S. service member becomes 15th to be killed in Afghanistan this year A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said, bringing the total number of combat deaths there this year to 15 – the highest since the Pentagon announced the end of combat operations in 2014....
19:00, 2019-08-30

Taliban attack kills 8 election officials in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban insurgents have killed eight people in a bomb attack targeting election officials in southern Kandahar province. Aziz Ibrahimi, a spokesman for the Independent Election Commission, said Sunday that the employees were in the district of Maruf con...
12:34, 2019-06-30

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
21:34, 2019-06-29

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from the country....
11:34, 2019-08-30

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
19:34, 2019-07-19

ICC prosecutor asks to appeal rejection of Afghanistan probe THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor is seeking to appeal the court’s rejection of an investigation into crimes linked to the conflict in Afghanistan by rebels, government security services and American forces. In a 17-page document filed Friday, Pr...
18:00, 2019-06-07

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
21:34, 2019-05-21

After criticism from Lindsey Graham, Trump says U.S. will keep a presence in Afghanistan "We're going to keep a presence there," Trump said Thursday, days after Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) had warned him against a full or precipitous withdrawal....
04:00, 2019-08-30

The Afghanistan war is likely ending. One longtime correspondent asks: Was it worth it? Longtime correspondent Kevin Maurer returns to the region and asks: What did America get right, what did we get wrong — and what were the consequences?...
21:00, 2019-09-09

Dominant England crush Afghanistan in World Cup warm-up "England cruised to a nine-wicket win over Afghanistan in their final World Cup warm-up at The Oval on Monday after a Jofra Archer-led bowling attack restricted the underdogs to 160."...
21:17, 2019-05-27

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
03:51, 2019-06-13

US Military Helicopter Destroyed In Afghanistan "Hard Landing" Passengers and crew aboard a US military helicopter were injured when the chopper they were travelling in was destroyed during a "hard landing" in Afghanistan, a US official said Saturday....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
16:34, 2019-05-25

US paratroopers are headed to Afghanistan with these awesome drones that fit in their pockets US Army paratroopers with the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan this month with "Black Hornet" reconnaissance drones. These drones are small, lightweight surveillance assets that are small enough to fit in a soldier's pocket or on a utility belt. Filling the...
09:00, 2019-07-08

Afghanistan: Blast hits Kabul diplomatic area Several civilians have been killed after a bombing near the US Embassy and NATO building in Kabul. This is the latest attack to rock the Afghan capital as the US and the Taliban negotiate a peace deal....
15:34, 2019-09-05

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Afghanistan: Taliban attack Kabul as US envoy visits An explosion in the Afghan capital has killed several civilians and wounded dozens. The attack came after a US envoy briefed the government on a draft deal that would see thousands of US troops leave the country....
17:51, 2019-09-03

'Harvard of terrorists': Trump explains why US has yet to leave Afghanistan President Trump explained why American troops are still in Afghanistan after almost 20 years of conflict during an interview that aired Monday on Tucker Carlson Tonight....
05:34, 2019-07-02

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
16:00, 2019-07-13

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan, envoy says President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
04:00, 2019-09-03

U.S. Tells Afghanistan It Will Withdraw Some Troops Within 135 Days of Pact Chief U.S. diplomat overseeing talks with the Taliban shared details of the proposal with the Afghan government, as the insurgents bombed the capital....
02:17, 2019-09-03

U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to a deal that would open the way for peace in Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, as the insurgents followed their weekend assault on the strategic center of Kunduz by attacking a second northern city....
23:17, 2019-09-01

Suicide Bomber Kills Five At A Wedding In Afghanistan: Official Five people were killed and dozens more wounded Friday when a suicide bomber attacked a wedding ceremony in eastern Afghanistan, an official told AFP....
09:34, 2019-07-12

Decorated solider dies in combat mission in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. — US military officials say a decorated Special Forces company sergeant major has died during combat operations in Afghanistan. A spokesman for the US Army Special Operations Command said in a statement Sunday that 40-year-old James G. “Ryan” Sartor was killed Saturday during combat...
00:51, 2019-07-15

Special Forces medical sergeant dies in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Army says a medical sergeant has died from non-combat injuries in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command issued a statement saying that Sgt. 1st Class Elliott J. Robbins died Sunday in Helmand Province. The 31-year-old was from Ogden, Utah, and was ass...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Afghanistan: Taliban take hostages in attempt to seize Kunduz Insurgents have taken several patients hostage at a local hospital during a massive attack on the 6th largest city. The hard-line Islamist group is close to finalizing a deal with the US that could lead to peace....
17:51, 2019-08-31

What Do the Taliban Want in Afghanistan? A Lost Constitution Offers Clues. Deep resistance to democracy and protections for minorities within the Taliban code will emerge as huge hurdles if the insurgents seek agreement with the Afghan government....
11:17, 2019-06-28

Afghanistan: Dozens killed after bus hits 'Taliban' bomb Afghan officials have accused the Taliban of planting a roadside bomb in the western province of Farah. Civilians often take the brunt of fighting between insurgents and pro-government forces....
19:51, 2019-07-31

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afghanistan....
14:51, 2019-08-23

India Highlights "Terror From Beyond Afghanistan's Border" At Top UN Meet In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India has told the UN Security Council that the support and safe havens enjoyed by terror groups like the Taliban, the Haqqani Network, Lashkar-e-Taiba and......
16:51, 2019-09-11

Military identifies 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan this week Master Sgt. Micheal B. Riley, a Special Forces communications sergeant, assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, while engaged in combat operations....
00:17, 2019-06-28

US and Taliban could be forced into awkward alliance to take out ISIS in Afghanistan It may have seemed inconceivable 18 years ago following the September 11 terrorist attacks and the invasion of Afghanistan, but the United States is inching closer to a peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban....
09:17, 2019-08-28

Taliban kill 14 pro-government militia in Afghanistan: officials Taliban militants killed at least 14 members of a pro-government militia in Afghanistan on Wednesday, said officials, as Taliban and U.S. officials near a deal aimed at ending the 18-year war....
11:34, 2019-08-28

Why Afghanistan is skeptical of Donald Trump's Pakistan outreach US President Donald Trump discussed the Afghan conflict with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday at the White House. Both the Trump-Khan meeting and some of US president's comments didn't go down well in Kabul....
20:17, 2019-07-23

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
08:34, 2019-08-23

Peace deal in Afghanistan closer than ever before, says NATO chief NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that there was a real chance for peace in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban peace talks continue in Qatar....
07:51, 2019-08-06

Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”...
18:17, 2019-07-23

Afghanistan seeks clarification on Trump talk of wiping it out Afghanistan called on Tuesday for an explanation of comments by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by wiping out Afghanistan but did not want to kill 10 million people....
12:51, 2019-07-23

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
10:00, 2019-08-02

Trump seeking help from Pakistan to end nearly 2 decade long war in Afghanistan President Trump said he hoped Pakistan would use its influence with the Taliban to advance a peace deal and help end the nearly two-decade old U.S. war....
02:34, 2019-07-23

Taliban say agreement on US troop withdrawal in Afghanistan is close The Taliban said Wednesday they were close to an agreement with U.S. officials on an Afghanistan peace deal that could bring 14,000 U.S. troops home. ...
05:34, 2019-08-29

Late play-off drama, a treble treble and joy for Valencia – Football Weekly Max Rushden, Faye Carruthers, Jonathan Wilson and Ben Fisher discuss play-off wins for Charlton and Tranmere, Celtic’s treble treble, Valencia’s Copa del Rey victory, a laboured win for England Women and much moreJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We start at Wembley, looking back ...
15:51, 2019-05-27

Former Disney Channel actor alleges manager sexually assaulted him 'almost weekly' Former Disney Channel actor Ricky Garcia has come forward with allegations of sexual abuse against manager Joby Harte.        ...
04:34, 2019-09-12

CBOE Futures Exchange Posts Weekly Record Trading Volume in VIX Futures for Third Time This Month CHICAGO, November 22, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced that the week of November 15 was the busiest week on record for the trading of futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX). The three most active weeks in CFE history for the trading of VIX futures have occurred during the fi...
22:51, 2019-05-22

CBOE Announces April 10 Launch Date For CBOE Short-Term VIX Options With Weekly Expirations CHICAGO and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced that it plans to launch trading of options with weekly expirations on the CBOE Short-Term Volatility IndexSM (ticker symbol: VXSTSM) on Thursday, April 10, pending regulatory approval...
06:34, 2019-05-22

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political campaigns? Continue reading......
09:00, 2019-08-02

Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
17:17, 2019-06-05

Bahamas say 2,500 people missing after Hurricane Dorian, death toll 'expected to significantly increase' More than a week after Hurricane Dorian ripped through the Bahamas, claiming 50 lives, officials said Wednesday that an estimated 2,500 people are still missing. ...
21:51, 2019-09-12

2 more dead gray whales found in Alaska, bringing 2019 toll to 75 along US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
15:00, 2019-06-09