Tag Archives: US

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill eight in Cameroon

DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) – Eight people were killed & 21 wounded in a suspected suicide bombing by Boko Haram early on Friday morning in Cameroon's Far North region, local officials…

Morocco issues arrest warrant for Paris attack suspect

RABAT (Reuters) – Moroccan authorities have issued an arrest warrant for Salah Abdeslam, the Paris attack suspect who is at the centre of an international manhunt, according to the Moroccan…

Cybersecurity experts cautiously optimistic about 2016

It's been an active year in cybersecurity. Washington & Beijing reached a historic agreement around cooperation for curtailing digital espionage, the US government suffered its largest known data breach, & there was…

St Petersburg ‘Nutcracker’ shows global appeal of festive ballet

By Grigory Dukor ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – When the curtain rises for "The Nutcracker" at St Petersburg's Mikhailovsky Theatre, it is the culmination of hundreds of hours of toil…

Mexican safety agency approves first use of dengue vaccine

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican health authorities approved the first vaccine to gain official acceptance for use against the dengue virus, which sickens approximately 100 million people every year, mostly…

US life expectancy flat for third straight year at almost 79

NEW YORK (AP) — Life expectancy in the United States has stalled for three straight years, the government announced Wednesday.

Over 35,000 Britons petition to ban Trump from UK after 'Muslim ban' comments

LONDON (Reuters) – More than 35,000 Britons have signed an online petition to ban U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump from the country following his proposal to ban Muslims from…

China criticizes closer US defense ties with Singapore

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday criticized enhanced U.S. defense ties with Singapore that include the deployment of U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance aircraft to the Southeast Asian city state….

One third of young doctors are depressed: US study

Nearly one third of young doctors in training suffer from depression, according to a US study Tuesday that warned the phenomenon may have negative effects on health care. The analysis…

Oil slide blackens energy stocks

Oil industry stocks tumbled Monday, dragging down British & US markets, as crude prices sank to their lowest close since February 2009 in the wake of last week’s OPEC decision….