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EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections

The European Commission presented a report detailling "continued and sustained" disinformation coming from Russia. The campaign promoted fake news stories to possibly eur...

EU: Russia spread disinformation ahead of EU elections

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Senate Intelligence Committee: Russia targeted all 50 US states ahead of 2016 elections In a heavily redacted report released by the Senate Intelligence Committee today says Russians targeted election systems in all 50 US states ahead of the 2016 elections. This shows a much larger impac...
09:36, 07/26/2019

Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw paid a Russian troll to spread disinformation In the name of research, Alphabet subsidiary Jigsaw and a partner security firm paid a Russian troll $250 for a disinformation campaign. As Wired reports, the experiment was meant to prove how easy it...
20:36, 06/12/2019

NYT: Russia is attacking 5G with health disinformation campaigns An explosive report suggests that Russia is behind a series of media attacks on 5G, stirring health doubts in an effort to delay rollouts by foreign rivals.Read More...
15:48, 05/13/2019

It’s not just the Russians anymore as Iranians and others turn up disinformation efforts ahead of 2020 vote It's not just Russia. Election disnformation experts say Iran and several other nations have developed substantial capacity to wage Russian-style information operations in the United States ahead of n...
23:00, 07/25/2019

No sign radiation from a missile explosion has spread beyond Russia An explosion at a Russian missile testing range led to local spikes in radiation, but it doesn’t seem to have spread to Europe as it did during the Chernobyl incident...
06:48, 08/13/2019

Pelosi tells Dems to spread 'know your rights' campaign ahead of ICE raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about undocumented immigrants' leg...
18:24, 07/11/2019

Russia votes in long-protested elections Municipal and regional polls have taken place across the country. Attention was focused on Moscow's parliamentary vote following a crackdown on independent candidates and some of their supporters....
00:48, 09/09/2019

Russia elections: Kremlin-backed parties take a hit Parties tied to the ruling United Russia have retained their majority in Moscow despite flagging support. Protests and the exclusion of opposition candidates put the poll under intense scrutiny....
14:00, 09/09/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this month....
12:00, 05/12/2019

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:36, 05/22/2019

Far-right leaders rally in Bulgaria ahead of EU elections SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Far-right party leaders have accused the European Union of promoting migration policies that aim to destroy the values of EU member nations. Marine Le Pen, leader of France̵...
04:24, 05/04/2019

FBI Director Wray: Russia intent on interfering with U.S. elections Russia is determined to interfere in U.S. elections despite sanctions and other efforts to deter such actions before the next presidential election in 2020, FBI Director Christopher Wray said on Tuesd...
19:36, 07/23/2019

Pompeo warns Russia not to meddle in 2020 US elections Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia on Tuesday not to interfere in the 2020 US elections – and said Moscow must show that its purported meddling is over. If Russia meddles in next year’s elec...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Change UK spends most on Facebook adverts ahead of EU elections Change UK's failure in the European elections was not only embarrassing, but also expensive, as the party spent over £200,000 on Facebook advertising in the lead-up to the vote, Sky News can reve...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe demonstrations ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, marchers hoped to motivate othe...
17:24, 05/19/2019

Thousands take part in pro-Europe protests ahead of elections With just a week to go before EU elections, tens of thousands of people took to the streets across Germany in support of Europe. Concerned by the rise of the far-right, protesters hoped to motivate ot...
13:24, 05/19/2019

U.K. Conservatives Steer Clear of Brexit Ahead of Elections With Brexit delayed possibly until the end of October, the European Parliament election, which follows local-council votes the Conservatives are expected to lose, has become a symbol for many traditio...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Ahead of Greek Elections, Political Parties Proliferate Greek voters won’t want for choice in Sunday’s elections. More than 100 political parties have been founded in Greece since the fiscal crisis in 2009, including one led by a TV host who sells baldness...
16:36, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Russia dismisses accusations of meddling in EU elections - newspaper An official from Russia's security council described as absurd accusations that Moscow used disinformation to sway voters towards right-wing parties in last month's European Union elections, Rossiyska...
18:24, 06/16/2019

Biden claims Russia wouldn’t meddle in elections on his watch Ex-veep Joe Biden claimed Friday that Russia would never interfere in an election if he were president — even though the US intelligence community unanimously concluded they did just that when he was ...
22:36, 07/05/2019

Moscow elections show that Russia's rulers face discontent Muscovites head to the polls to elect a new city council on Sunday. There is little hope that opposition parties will make substantive gains. But, after a violent crackdown, resentment against the gov...
01:24, 09/08/2019

Russia Targeted Elections Systems in All 50 States, Report Finds A Senate panel documented an effort largely undetected by state and federal officials at the time. But its report was so heavily redacted that key lessons for 2020 were blacked out....
13:36, 07/26/2019

1,400 Arrested At Moscow Protest Demanding Free Elections In Russia Russian police arrested almost 1,400 people as they gathered in Moscow at the weekend to demand free and fair elections, a monitor said, the biggest crackdown on a rally in the country in years....
21:00, 07/28/2019

German voters tired of CDU bickering ahead of state elections High-level CDU politicians have spent weeks squabbling with one another ahead of important elections in eastern Germany. DW's Austin Davis traveled to Cottbus to gauge voters' feelings before Sunday's...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Key Likud supporters oppose party, Netanyahu ahead of elections Two Likud Party supporters said Monday they oppose the party and its leader, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with about a week to go before voters choose Israel's leader and all 120 members of Parl...
01:36, 09/10/2019

Hungary’s Far-Right Government Has Been Getting a Boost from President Trump Ahead of E.U. Elections For months, the European Union’s leaders have waged a fierce battle against Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. They have accused him of targeting minorities and opposition media...
12:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook Tightens Rules For US Political Advertisers Ahead Of Elections Facebook Inc is tightening its political ad rules in the United States, it said on Wednesday, requiring new disclosures for its site and photo-sharing platform Instagram ahead of the US presidential.....
15:48, 08/28/2019

German protesters march against racism in Dresden ahead of key elections Thousands of people to protest against racism in eastern Germany, where the far-right have enjoyed major gains. Authorities denied AfD claims that they feared violence....
15:00, 08/24/2019

US preps voting systems against ransomware attacks ahead of 2020 elections The US government is looking to protect voter registration databases and systems from ransomware threats ahead of the 2020 presidential election. The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA...
11:00, 08/27/2019

Myanmar Military Uses Threat of Prison to Stifle Criticism Ahead of Elections The military, known for its brutal ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya people, is using defamation laws to solidify its authority ahead of parliamentary elections next year....
07:24, 08/16/2019

Brexit news latest: European elections will go ahead on May 23, minister confirms European Parliament elections will go ahead in the UK on May 23 because there is not enough time left to complete the ratification of Brexit before then, the government confirmed today....
16:24, 05/07/2019

Activists are battling propaganda and voter apathy ahead of 2019’s EU elections For better or for worse, tech will play a pivotal role in this year’s European elections, which promise to be a heated and fraught affair, and have the potential for the same kind of foreign influence...
19:36, 05/06/2019

Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had spoken with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about a possible mutual defense treaty between the two nations, a move that could bolster Neta...
22:24, 09/14/2019

Kumari Selja Appointed Haryana Congress Chief Ahead Of Elections Congress leader Kumari Selja will take over as the party's chief in Haryana, where elections are due later this year. She will replace Ashok Tanwar, a leader believed to be close to former Congress......
18:01, 09/04/2019

Polish towns denounce LGBT people ahead of European elections SWIDNIK, Poland – Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War II when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. Now 83, she sees another threat to her...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interfere...
15:12, 06/21/2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Says He Warned Russia Not to Meddle in 2020 Elections (SOCHI, Russia) — On his first trip to Russia as U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that he warned his Russian counterpart against any “unacceptable” Russian meddling ...
03:36, 05/15/2019

Justin Trudeau 'running out of time' to make up ground ahead of Canadian elections As one major national pollster recently put it, with just 18 weeks until Canadians cast their ballots in a hotly-contested parliamentary vote, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party is “running out of time” t...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Austria chancellor calls snap elections after far-right leader resigns over Russia influence scandal Heinz-Christian Strache said earlier Saturday he was stepping down from his posts as vice-chancellor and Freedom Party chief over the video, but he denied breaking any laws....
20:48, 05/18/2019

Ahead of 2020 elections, situation in Burundi shows encouraging signs but remains fragile A UN Security Council meeting on the security and political situation in Burundi was held on Friday, as the country continues to grapple with a four-year-long crisis and is gearing up for new election...
00:36, 06/15/2019

Brexit news latest: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn set for Commons clash ahead of local elections Theresa May is set for a Commons clash with Jeremy Corbyn as both face growing pressure from their own parties over Brexit ahead of this week's local elections....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu discuss mutual defense treaty ahead of Israel elections President Donald Trump said he discussed the possibility of a mutual defense treaty during a phone call Saturday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....
04:48, 09/15/2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage challenges Corbyn to a debate ahead of European Parliament elections The leader of the Brexit Party Nigel Farage has challenged Jeremy Corbyn to a debate ahead of the European Parliament elections, warning a deal between Labour and the Conservatives would be "the final...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Deal or no deal, opinions are divided on Brexit at Dover ahead of the EU elections "It would be hell if there was a no deal," predicts Simon Bailey as he heads onto Dover's seafront. In the distance, the busiest ferry port in Europe is in full throttle, with some 10,000 lorries a da...
18:00, 05/20/2019

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Moscow vote Russian courts handed out some of the longest sentences to opposition protesters since rallies began this summer. The demonstrators are demanding free and fair elections in a Moscow legislative vote....
07:12, 09/05/2019

Russia To Go Ahead With Release Of More Captive Whales Despite Outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite....
00:36, 07/05/2019

Russia: Demonstrators defiant ahead of opposition rally in Moscow A recent police crackdown on protesters pushing for fair local council elections in Russia's capital has not deterred the demonstrators. Thousands are expected to rally again over the weekend....
22:12, 08/02/2019

Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says The United States cannot allow Turkey to fly or help produce its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defence system, America's envoy to NATO said on Tuesday....
12:36, 06/25/2019

Russia to press ahead with release of captive whales despite outcry Russian research scientists defended the way they released eight whales back into the wild last week and said on Thursday they would release scores more of the captive animals in the same way despite ...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Russia jails two more protesters ahead of Sunday's Moscow vote A Russian court sentenced two men to up to three and a half years in jail on Wednesday for using violence against police officers at a political protest calling for a free election on Sunday....
06:00, 09/05/2019

Russia denies visa to another US lawmaker ahead of congressional trip Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Tuesday that the Russian government denied him a visa — a day after Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisc., announced that Russia had denied him a visa request....
21:00, 08/27/2019

Ahead of meeting, Turkey expects Russia to help rein in Syrian forces President Tayyip Erdogan will seek steps from Russia's Vladimir Putin to safeguard Turkish troops in the face of an offensive by the Syrian army in the country's northwest when the two leaders meet on...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince M...
20:12, 06/30/2019

Mike Pompeo, Sergei Lavrov talk in Russia ahead of Vladimir Putin meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov for three hours Tuesday before a planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss relations....
20:48, 05/14/2019

7 takeaways from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ahead of his congressional hearings After a two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller released his findings. On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released a redacted version of the full report. A major takeaw...
03:00, 07/24/2019

US goes DIY on disinformation A doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that was shared widely on social media is a taste of what to expect during the upcoming US presidential campaign: disinformation content that goes viral....
23:36, 05/31/2019

The disinformation age: a revolution in propaganda Troll farms, bots, dark ads, fake news ... from Putin’s Russia to Brexit Britain, new methods are being used to change politics and crush dissent. It’s time to fight backFather came out of the sea and...
15:24, 07/27/2019

'Vast' far-right disinformation networks discovered in EU Millions of Europeans are being exposed to far-right propaganda on Facebook ahead of the EU elections, a report by the Avaaz NGO shows. The activists say their research prompted an "unprecedented" cle...
08:12, 05/22/2019

Biden says he won’t use bots, disinformation, deepfakes The former vice president promises not to use dubious tactics, days after President Trump says he would listen if foreign governments offered information on his rivals....
03:24, 06/15/2019

Disinformation campaign from China uses VPN to trick YouTube VPNs are often used to bypass China's Great Firewall but Google recently banned 210 YouTube channels after it discovered that Chinese state authorities were suspected of using them to spread misi...
23:24, 08/23/2019

Facebook, Twitter and the Digital Disinformation Mess The kind of disinformation now known as fake news has tainted public discourse for centuries, even millennia. But it’s been amplified in our digital age as a weapon of fearmongers, mob-baiters and ele...
07:48, 05/19/2019

Big Tech, a Conservative Provocateur and the Fight Over Disinformation A veteran political operative built a potent online disinformation mill with his son. When Silicon Valley changed the rules, they tried to go straight. Or did they?...
05:24, 08/22/2019

EU finds Russian disinformation, says tech firms must do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to take greater action or risk ...
20:24, 06/14/2019

UK Bars RT, Sputnik From Conference For "Spreading Disinformation" Britain said Monday it had barred Russia's RT and Sputnik news organisations from a global conference on media freedom in London because of their "active role in spreading disinformation"....
02:48, 07/09/2019

A Business Built on Disinformation: Highlights From Our Investigation Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s what we found out....
09:48, 08/22/2019

241m Europeans 'may have received Russian-linked disinformation' Research says malign actors online tried to craft individual narrative for each EU stateAround half of all Europeans could have been exposed to disinformation promoted by social media accounts linked ...
16:24, 05/08/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian president...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation When Google launched its "Be Internet Awesome" curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is addin...
16:36, 06/24/2019

Twitter's Disinformation Data Dumps Are Helpful—to a Point Twitter has released 30 million tweets from state-sponsored disinformation accounts. Researchers say the trove is useful, but they want more transparency....
16:12, 07/07/2019

Twitter, Facebook Act Against Disinformation on Hong Kong Protests Twitter took down more than 900 accounts that it said were part of a Chinese government campaign to discredit protesters in Hong Kong by spreading misinformation....
12:00, 08/20/2019

Factbox: Track Facebook's fight against disinformation campaigns in 2019 Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed information operation originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong....
00:00, 08/20/2019

NYU report lists likely social media disinformation tactics for 2020 The 2020 US presidential election will serve as the ultimate test for social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to prove they can combat fake news. But could they be fighting the last war? A re...
07:36, 09/06/2019

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-elec...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter...
20:12, 05/16/2019

EU alleges Russian disinformation in vote, calls on tech firms to do more Russian online outlets spread disinformation in an effort to sway voters in last month's European Union elections, the bloc said on Friday in a report calling for social media firms to do more to coun...
17:12, 06/14/2019

China Resists Charge by Twitter, Facebook of Disinformation Effort China’s government pushed back against moves by Twitter and Facebook to curb accounts the companies said were part of a state-sponsored disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters....
05:00, 08/21/2019

YouTube disables channels over 'Chinese disinformation' on Hong Kong YouTube has disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests, days after similar campaigns on Twitter and Facebook were dismantled....
01:00, 08/23/2019

RPT-Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels -researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Hong Kong protests: YouTube takes down 200 channels spreading disinformation Google-owned service says it discovered channels ‘behaved in a coordinated manner’ against pro-democracy protestsYouTube has disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence c...
10:12, 08/23/2019

Russian disinformation on YouTube draws ads, lacks warning labels: researchers Fourteen Russia-backed YouTube channels spreading disinformation have been generating billions of views and millions of dollars in advertising revenue, according to researchers, and had not been label...
11:00, 06/07/2019

In accusing China of disinformation, Twitter and Facebook take on a role they’ve long rejected China pushed back against claims by Twitter and Facebook that the government had run disinformation operations aimed at the Hong Kong protests. The comments underscored the challenging of setting glob...
02:36, 08/21/2019

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East on Sunday to try to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its air space. Pompeo said U.S. int...
22:24, 06/23/2019

Disinformation is the new barrier to measles vaccines, and it's deadly: Rosalynn Carter We fought 30 years ago to make people aware of the need for vaccines and to make them accessible and affordable. We're fighting a different battle now.        ...
20:24, 04/28/2019

Facebook, Twitter's China Accounts Action Show Disinformation Going Global Facebook and Twitter's decision to crack down on fake accounts tied to China underscores how Silicon Valley's disinformation challenges have gone global....
17:24, 08/21/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Why Instagram could be a major site for disinformation in the 2020 US election | Paul M Barrett Whoever is spreading disinformation meant to rile up the American electorate, Instagram will almost certainly come into playWith the first Democratic primaries only five months away, it’s time for Ame...
16:36, 09/12/2019

Democrat O'Rourke presses U.S. social media companies to combat disinformation Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke's campaign on Friday called on Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet's Google to do more to fight disinformation ahead of the November 2020 election....
03:36, 09/07/2019

YouTube Disables 200 Videos Believed to Be Spreading Disinformation About Hong Kong Protests (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube says it disabled more than 200 videos this week that appeared to be part of a coordinated effort to spread misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The v...
08:36, 08/23/2019

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong....
11:48, 08/24/2019

Facebook, Twitter: Chinese accounts spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests China has been mobilizing fake social media accounts to spread false information online about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, both Facebook and Twitter said Monday....
07:12, 08/20/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
09:36, 08/20/2019

Facebook shuts down Israel-based disinformation campaigns as election manipulation increasingly goes global Facebook said it shut down 265 fake accounts run by an Israeli social media company on Thursday for engaging in “coordinated inauthentic behavior” as it sought to affect politics in African, Latin Ame...
00:12, 05/17/2019

‘This is your job, not ours’: O’Rourke campaign, stung by Twitter smear, implores tech firms to erase disinformation Letters addressed to Twitter, Facebook and Google come after a conspiracy theory targeting the Democratic presidential candidate spread on social media this week....
10:36, 09/07/2019

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents sho...
00:24, 06/15/2019

Facebook, Twitter remove China-linked accounts for spreading disinformation on Hong Kong protests Facebook and Twitter recently removed accounts that originated out of China. The accounts reportedly spread disinformation about Hong Kong protesters.       ...
21:24, 08/20/2019

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. ...
00:36, 05/29/2019

Pompeo will meet with Russia's Putin, Lavrov during visit to Russia U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Russia on May 12-14, where he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pompeo's Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the State Department sa...
14:36, 05/10/2019

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week an...
17:28, 08/11/2019

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the ...
00:12, 06/12/2019

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
15:12, 05/24/2019

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
01:12, 09/06/2019

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
05:48, 09/13/2019

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
12:12, 07/31/2019

U.S. turns to Mutombo to spread Ebola message Dikembe Mutombo has recorded radio and video spots designed to persuade people in Congo to take precautions to help battle one of the deadliest Ebola outbreaks in history....
16:36, 06/24/2019

Canine brucellosis: What you need to know about the dog disease that can spread to humans After state officials confirmed cases of the disease at a breeding facility in Marion County, here's what you should know about Brucella canis.        ...
01:48, 05/14/2019

Fear, Misinformation, and Measles Spread in Brooklyn Measles is back, health care workers are racing to contain it, and parents of vulnerable children are frantic. How a fever spread in a tight-knit community....
16:48, 06/24/2019

Misinformation Being Spread, Not Pulling Down Ambedkar Statue: AAP The Aam Aadmi Party said the Delhi government was committed to the values of BR Ambedkar and alleged that misinformation was being spread that they were trying to pull down a statue of the Dalit icon....
01:36, 06/25/2019

Any conflict in region could spread: Iran general Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably, a senior Iranian military commander was cited as saying on Sunday by the semi-official news agency Fars....
09:12, 06/23/2019

| Violent kidnappings-for-ransom spread across Nigeria Aminu Magami, a taxi driver in northwest Nigeria, froze in fear when more than 20 gunmen stormed an expressway one night in February, shooting into the air....
16:24, 05/18/2019

Hurricane Dorian Oil Spill in Bahamas Has Spread to the Sea Clean up and assessment of an oil spill on Grand Bahama Island following Hurricane Dorian has begun—and the oil may have traveled beyond land and into the sea.Read more......
05:24, 09/12/2019

Comment of the Day: It's Hard Not to Drive a Lot When America's This Spread Out In The Morning Shift today, my brilliant coworker Aaron Gordon wrote about a report from the Department of Transportation stating that Americans drove 43 percent more miles in April of 2019 than they ...
04:12, 06/22/2019

WHO warns Ebola could spread elsewhere if attacks don’t stop The World Health Organization warned Friday that it may not be possible to contain Ebola to the two affected provinces in eastern Congo if violent attacks on health teams continue...
18:36, 05/10/2019

A new approach to targeting tumors and tracking their spread The spread of malignant cells from an original tumor to other parts of the body, known as metastasis, is the main cause of cancer deaths worldwide. Early detection of tumors and metastases could si...
22:12, 05/06/2019

WHO: Measles outbreaks continue to spread worldwide There have been more reported measles cases in the first six months of 2019 than in any year since 2006, straining healthcare systems the world over, the World Health Organization said....
15:00, 08/14/2019

San Francisco Weighs 'IPO Tax' to Spread Tech Wealth The city’s leaders are proposing to more than triple a tax on stock compensation in a bid to use revenue from a wave of public offerings by tech companies to address concerns about growing wealth disp...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Iranians tense and apprehensive as whispers of war spread Iranian and U.S. leaders have reassured their nations that they do not seek war. But among ordinary Iranians who already face hardship from tightening sanctions, nerves are being strained by worry tha...
18:36, 05/22/2019

New Video Shows How Humanity Could Spread Throughout the Galaxy A fascinating competition to devise an efficient way of colonizing the galaxy has resulted in this beautiful—and provocative—visualization. Read more......
21:48, 06/26/2019

After caliphate’s fall, IS insurgents still spread fear BADOUSH, Iraq (AP) — Islamic State group militants are keeping residents around northern Iraq in fear, more than a year and a half after the defeat of the so-called caliphate. They hide in the mountai...
08:36, 05/13/2019

After caliphate's fall, IS insurgents still spread fear It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room....
08:24, 05/13/2019

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in...
17:36, 06/20/2019

How anti-vaccine messaging continues to spread online Misinformation surrounding the safety of vaccines is not new, but social media helps it spread more widely than ever, which can lead to dangerous consequences....
10:48, 05/21/2019

Ibuprofen and other common drugs may help antibiotic resistance spread We’ve long known that bacteria can evolve resistance to antibiotics but now it looks like other drugs, including ibuprofen, may help this resistance spread...
11:01, 08/11/2019

Wildfires spread in Catalonia as heatwave grips Spain Wildfires raged on Thursday across nearly 10,000 acres (4,000 hectares) in the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia and fire fighters said the area affected could increase significantly as a power...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Salmonella can hijack immune cells to spread around the body Salmonella bacteria can use immune cells as vehicles to escape from the gut. They control them by changing the way the cells react to electrical signals...
18:24, 04/28/2019

News 4 Tucson Cooks: Pinto Gauajillo Spread Ingredients:  -2 Pounds Pinto Beans -Guajillo Peppers -Water -Bacon -Cilantro -Poblano Peppers -Onions -Garlic Salt & Pepper Preparation Very easy! Mix all of the pinto bean ingredients and cook. Once...
04:36, 08/29/2019

Handheld device could detect CRISPR bioweapons before they spread Bits of DNA known as gene drives that force themselves through a population could be use maliciously, but thankfully there is a way to detect them before they spread...
21:00, 04/28/2019

New Ferrari hybrid tech to spread to other plug-in models News 29 May, 2019 The first plug-in hybrid Ferrari is the SP90 Stradale, a V8 supercar, but electrification will work its way across Ferrari's range...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Value can be found in early big-spread college football games LAS VEGAS — Here are five issues on the minds of college football bettors as the opening games come into closer focus: There are an inordinate number of double-digit spread games the opening week. Sho...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Zambia to kill 2000 hippos because they might spread anthrax Over the next five years 2000 hippos are to be culled in Zambia, supposedly to stop them giving people anthrax, but the cull may inadvertently fuel the trade in hippo ivory...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Iran warns war would spread across Gulf, threaten U.S. troops Any conflict in the Gulf region may spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops, a senior Iranian military commander said on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impo...
14:00, 06/23/2019

Opioids crisis has spread beyond United States: OECD Opioid use has reached crisis proportions not only in the United States but also in Canada and some European countries, as prescription opioid painkillers have become much more common, the OECD club o...
17:48, 05/16/2019

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda...
22:24, 06/11/2019

CFIA says emerald ash borer will continue to spread through the Maritimes CFIA hopes to get a clearer picture of the extent of the Oromocto infestation, but due to the difficulty of early detection, no one is sure just how big the problem is across the region....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Facebook is trying to stop spread of bogus health claims Facebook announced Tuesday that it has changed its algorithm to curb the circulation of “misleading health content,” following reports that the platform is riddled with phony cancer cures....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Oil Spilled in the Bahamas During Hurricane Dorian Spread North The Norwegian company that owns the terminals said oil spread along the coastline and as far as 50 miles out to sea. The first cleanup crew arrived Tuesday night....
17:12, 09/11/2019

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories thanks to the internet, the belief that humans never la...
16:12, 07/16/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republic of Congo....
14:00, 06/12/2019

After losing her dad to suicide, woman uses a billboard to spread hope By Alyssa Newcomb, TODAY Among the advertisements lining the billboards along a stretch of road in Kansas City, Missouri, is one with a simple yet powerful message: “You are human. You are lovea...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
19:36, 07/02/2019

Wildfire smoke health impact expected to spread More intense and frequent wildfires in the U.S. means more lung-damaging smoke that researchers say could affect tens of millions of people. One study estimates the number of deaths from chronic expos...
08:24, 06/25/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, speci...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Clemson vs. Syracuse prediction: Orange won’t win but will cover spread There is no need to wait for UCF to run the table again, or for the Big Ten champion to be slighted again, to drum up more support for playoff expansion. The need is clear. Roughly three months remain...
17:12, 09/14/2019

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavi...
21:36, 06/27/2019

Buddhists In Japan Are Turning To 'Mindar' Robots To Spread Their Message As interest in religion wanes around the world, and secularism surges, religious leaders have begun searching for innovative ways to spread their message and connect with potential adherents....
07:48, 08/23/2019

UN health chief warns of ‘very high’ risk of Ebola spread GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. health agency says the risk that the Ebola virus will spread remains “very high.” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was speaking Monday at the start of the Worl...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria 'worrying': EU Commission The spread of African swine fever in Bulgaria, which threatens the Balkan country's pig breeding industry is worrying, an EU Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
14:24, 08/08/2019

North Korea launches an ebook to spread ideology among its people North Korea is bringing its political indoctrination tactics to the digital age. The self-proclaimed republic is developing software designed to teach ideology to party members and workers, North Kore...
14:24, 07/11/2019

Ransomware Hits Georgia Courts As Municipal Attacks Spread Almost every month in 2019 so far has seen reports of a local government falling prey to ransomware, but this series of attacks belies an even broader threat....
06:12, 07/02/2019

U.S. lawmakers call on spy chief to rein in spread of hacking tools U.S. lawmakers want the State Department and intelligence community to help rein in the sale of surveillance tools by private companies to repressive regimes, according to a letter signed by a biparti...
22:00, 05/20/2019

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the presidential spokesman said on Tuesday....
03:36, 05/29/2019

Jump in wildfires means smoke’s health impact will spread BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will affect tens of millions of people and cause pre...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Dole fruit trucks burned in Honduras as protests spread Protesters burned and looted some 30 shipping containers marked with the logo of the Dole Food Company in Honduras on Sunday, a military official said, in the second attack on symbols of U.S. power in...
07:48, 06/03/2019

Concerns rise over tainted sewage sludge spread on croplands LAPEER, Mich. — For more than 20 years, the eastern Michigan town of Lapeer sent leftover sludge from its sewage treatment plant to area farms, supplying them with high-quality, free fertilizer while ...
18:24, 09/12/2019

Looting, violence spread in South Africa’s major cities Looting and violence spread across several neighborhoods in South Africa’s major cities of Pretoria and Johannesburg after a spate of overnight attacks that appeared to target foreign-owned shops...
18:36, 09/02/2019

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are bracing for their own possible outbreak of the deadly...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Destructive pest could spread to all of China's grain production in 12 months The devastating armyworm pest has already spread to more than 8,500 hectares of China's grain production and could soon affect the country's entire crop, a new US government report said this week....
09:00, 05/10/2019

AI assistants like Siri and Alexa spread sexism, UN study reveals Voice-activated personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri are reinforcing and spreading sexism, according to a recent United Nations study. The feminine-voiced AI helpers, w...
09:12, 05/22/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Directo...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Pennywise Returns to Spread More Fiendish Terror in the First Trailer for It Chapter Two When we last saw the members of the Losers’ Club—the misfit kids of Derry, Maine—they had just made a vow to reunite when Pennywise, the sewer-dwelling demon who preys on their worst fears, inevitably...
23:24, 05/09/2019

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted p...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expec...
15:36, 05/03/2019

Lawyers for accused bodega killers say The Post spread ‘falsehoods’ Defense lawyers for the gang-bangers on trial in the murder of an innocent teen at a Bronx bodega used The Post as a prop in court on Tuesday to try and make the argument that a gag order should be li...
03:12, 05/08/2019

‘I try to spread the joy’: the trans pastor battling intolerance in the deep south Elijah Walker, who is trans, is seeking to carve out his ministry in Arkansas while gay culture, he says, is going back underground locallyParishioners and visitors wander in, many pausing at the buff...
11:36, 05/04/2019

Hong Kong Demonstrators Broaden Agenda as Protests Spread Protests that began six weeks ago as a challenge to Beijing’s growing reach are broadening into a movement pursuing a range of political and social grievances, with demonstrations—and clashes with pol...
23:00, 07/14/2019

New suffering for children of ISIS caliphate as hunger and sickness spread Shortages of food, clean water and medicine combined with the early arrival of the scorching summer heat have contributed to worsening conditions in a remote camp. Children are falling ill by the hund...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
23:24, 06/12/2019

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
13:12, 06/18/2019

Kerala, Goa Following Protocol To Control Spread Of Nipah Virus: Minister Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane today allayed people's fears about travelling to Kerala in the wake of Nipah virus scare there, saying he himself would be visiting the southern state in next few......
13:24, 06/10/2019

WHO partners with Facebook to stop the spread of inaccurate vaccine information The World Health Organization said the spread of inaccurate vaccine information is "a major threat to global health that could reverse decades of progress made in tackling preventable diseases."...
05:36, 09/06/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks,...
22:36, 06/18/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Ex-FBI official: 'Insidious' MS-13 gang isn't after money, just wants to spread 'senseless violence' The former head of the FBI's criminal investigative division, Chris Swecker, said the notorious MS-13 gang from Central America isn't looking for wealth but is driven only by hate, and a desire to spr...
00:00, 07/18/2019

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago wa...
15:24, 07/19/2019

U.S. records 25 new measles cases as outbreak spread to Ohio, Alaska The United States recorded 25 new measles cases last week, bringing the total number of cases in the year to 1,148 as the country recorded its worst outbreak of the disease since 1992, federal health ...
17:48, 07/22/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
02:36, 08/14/2019

Flat Earth: why is YouTube helping spread conspiracy theories? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat Earth movement grow?...
11:24, 07/18/2019

New Zealand teen may have spread measles at California tourist sites A New Zealand teenager may have exposed people in Southern California to the measles virus earlier this month at popular tourist attractions such as Disneyland and Universal Studios, health officials ...
22:36, 08/24/2019

Bears vs. Packers prediction, line: Why Green Bay will cover the spread The NFL kicks off its 100th-year anniversary this week in a classic matchup at Soldier Field. Oddsmakers have made the Chicago Bears 3-point favorites over the Green Bay Packers. I feel the two teams ...
23:12, 09/05/2019

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
07:12, 08/09/2019

Angles to look for in large point-spread college football games Handicapping college football during this slowly evolving “juggernaut” era will involve a lot of garbage-time analysis. With somewhere between zero and a few blockbusters on weekly schedules, bettors ...
16:48, 09/13/2019

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims,...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Trump administration health experts say US not likely to see Ebola outbreak despite spread in Africa Health officials in the Trump administration insist the United States is not at risk of an Ebola outbreak even as the disease continues to spread throughout the Democratic Republic of the Congo, leadi...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University...
03:24, 06/25/2019

Jeffrey Epstein lured scientists with his wealth in scheme to spread his DNA: report Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, dangled money at scientists in the hopes of creating a new race of humans with his DNA by impregna...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO...
19:12, 07/15/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University...
03:48, 06/25/2019

Erick, Flossie to team up to spread wet weather, rough surf across Hawaii While Erick and Flossie are past their peak and are forecast to avoid a direct hit on Hawaii, expect both tropical features to cause more widespread showers and building seas around the islands in the...
17:24, 08/02/2019

Fighting the spread of illegal landfills in France as trash piles up in 'sea of waste' Trash is piling up in France, hidden in plain sight across the suburbs and the countryside. Starting this year, the government is taking action against the dozens of illegal dumps polluting its territ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on W...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollution...
02:48, 07/24/2019

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by Presid...
08:12, 05/30/2019

Democratic hopefuls spread out across early-voting states – live updates Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris are campaigning in states from New Hampshire to NevadaSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.34pm BST The Supreme Court has ha...
17:12, 05/28/2019

Irish farmers warned not to cut grass, spread fertilizer during Trump’s visit Farmers in the tiny Irish village of Doonbeg have been told to not cut the grass or spread manure-based fertilizer while President Trump is in town. The edict came from the Irish police force Garda Sí...
16:12, 06/05/2019

Parasitic disease spread by feral cats likely to be killing native wildlife Researchers say eradication of feral cats is required to reduce the prevalence of the parasite and the diseaseFeral cats are not just predators that kill large numbers of Australian wildlife, they may...
21:00, 08/18/2019

American gets life sentence for smuggling opioids from China and using ‘dark web’ to spread them across US A jury in federal court reached a guilty verdict on several felony charges against a man in Utah accused of running and maintaining a pill-pressing operation that distributed fentanyl-laced opioids ac...
18:36, 08/31/2019

After liver donation, Fox News correspondent Ed Henry looks to spread the word about transplant needs When Ed Henry, chief national correspondent at Fox News Channel, decided to donate part of his liver to his sister, Colleen, he never intended it to become something that would spread broader awarenes...
14:00, 08/05/2019

Spread Love, It’s the Christopher Wallace Way: Brooklyn Block Re-Named for Notorious B.I.G. On any other day, the storm that lingered over Brooklyn, N.Y.,f may have been looked on as ominous or foreboding. It certainly would’ve deterred anyone from standing in it longer than they absolutely ...
23:36, 06/11/2019

Protesters set fire to a parliament building in West Papua as demonstrations spread Thousands of protesters in the provincial capital of Indonesia's West Papua have set fire to a local government building amid widespread demonstrations sparked by alleged police discrimination against...
15:36, 08/19/2019

Barclays Bank fossil fuel funding protests to spread worldwide Labour group Momentum joins activists to target branches in Germany, US and CanadaA UK-based campaign to pressure Barclays to stop its multibillion pound funding of fossil fuel corporations is spreadi...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus tells GuardianThe head of the World Health Organization has called the world’s second worst Ebola outbreak a “global wake-up cal...
14:36, 07/09/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions....
07:24, 05/14/2019

A New York Man Was Killed by a Rare Brain-Infecting Disease Spread by Ticks The most dangerous bug in the United States helped kill a New York resident, state health officials reported Thursday. The man is believed to have died from a viral disease spread by ticks called Powa...
00:12, 08/02/2019

Hong Kong Protests Spread to Airport as City Fears More Unrest Activists plan to rally Saturday in the same district where a mob attacked protesters last weekend. The police have banned the march, citing the risk of violence....
15:12, 07/26/2019

Korie Leitten is using a serene country setting to help spread an important message (WGRZ) Korie Leitten loves living in the country near Strykersville, New York. It’s quiet, calming, and peaceful. She loves the silence, but recognizes that silence isn’t always a good thi...
20:00, 09/13/2019

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood ritual that many adults recall with fondness. No l...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Asian nations scramble to stop spread of contagious swine fever HANOI, Vietnam — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in a...
16:36, 06/20/2019

Riot Police Officers Spread Across Hong Kong in Wake of Violence Riot police took positions around schools and subway stations as Hong Kong students, many of who participated in this summer’s demonstrations, returned to school....
15:24, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Scientists Create a Healthier Butter-Like Spread Made from 80 Percent Water As delicious as butter is—adding flavor and texture to almost any food—it’s not the healthiest thing to smear on toast or corn on the cob. Oil-based spreads like margarine are often considered a bette...
17:00, 08/21/2019

| DRC must unite in Ebola fight amid 'high' risk of spread - WHO chief The World Health Organisation chief urged different political factions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to unite in the battle against Ebola, warning that the risk of spread "remains very high"....
06:24, 05/21/2019

Distorted Pelosi Videos Spread on Facebook and Twitter, Helped by Trump The videos of the House speaker were widely shared online, pointing to the political chaos that digital manipulation is likely to cause in the future....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Three Americans Have Died After Contracting Rare Brain-Infecting Virus Spread by Mosquitoes On Monday, Rhode Island health officials reported that a resident had died after contracting the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. The death marks the third fatality linked to EEE reported this...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Oregon Teachers Stage Mass Walkout as Teacher Revolt Continues to Spread Teachers strikes and walkouts continued to sweep the country this week, as Oregon teachers took personal days off school on Wednesday to protest at six sites across the state, according to CNN. Though...
19:12, 05/09/2019

Smoke Spread So Fast At Japan Anime Studio That People Couldn't Escape Smoke spread so quickly through a burning Japanese animation company that a majority of victims who had tried to flee through a rooftop door were unable to open it before perishing, Japanese media......
09:36, 07/22/2019

As Bitcoin surges, hackers rush to spread cryptocurrency malware on Google Play An unfortunate consequence of Bitcoin’s price revival in recent weeks is the resurgence of cryptocurrency malware on Google Play. ESET security researchers, have verified that there were at least two ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

How a rightwing group accessed the White House to spread its anti-abortion agenda The outsize influence of C-Fam in the top reaches of the Trump administration has helped turn the tide on the world stage on issues involving women’s reproductive rightsLast spring, Laurie Shestack Ph...
08:12, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said o...
18:48, 06/18/2019

Video shows rapid spread of devastating Brooklyn fire that left at least 13 injured This is the moment an apparently suspicious blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spread to two neighboring buildings and injured at lea...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, altered to make her sound as if she’s drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media as Congress and the White House battle ove...
01:24, 05/24/2019

Seth Rich Conspiracy Spread by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Report A stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsolved murder of former Democratic National Committee ...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional el...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Bulgaria has failed to halt spread of African swine fever in threat to pig industry Bulgaria has failed to contain the spread of African swine fever, its deputy agriculture minister said on Wednesday amid concerns that the Black Sea country could lose its entire 600,000 pig breeding ...
23:36, 08/07/2019

Tottenham fire: Dramatic warehouse blaze enters day two as flames spread to second building The battle to bring a dramatic warehouse blaze under control has entered its second day after it spread to a separate building which also went up in flames....
06:00, 05/24/2019

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social media including a claim that Remainers were planni...
00:24, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong Protests Spread To Subway As Bank Warns Of Economic Fallout A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as demonstrators prepared a sit-in at a subway and site...
17:48, 08/21/2019

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak whic...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tuc...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full cons...
20:49, 09/12/2019

Meet the Black Preacher Invited to the White House to Spread the MAGA Gospel After years of being left out of the Marvel Universe as the arch-nemesis to everything black, including Colin Kaepernick, Eric Holder, Barack Obama, the NAACP and—no, I’m not kidding—love, Bill Owens,...
03:00, 07/31/2019

Stop spread of hatred, Javid appeals as he warns of worst-ever extremism threat Britain is facing its worst-ever threat from extremism, Sajid Javid warned today as he called for a new nationwide effort to counter the spread of hardline and intolerant views....
13:12, 07/19/2019

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
04:36, 05/24/2019

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s borders as the o...
03:48, 08/01/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel jumps, LME 3-mth spread at decade high amid supply worries Shanghai nickel prices surged, while a key indicator of supply shortage jumped to a decade high on Friday, amid ongoing worries about supplies disruption from top ore producer Indonesia....
08:36, 08/16/2019

Tyres For Seats In Surat Coaching Centre Made Fire Spread Fast: Official The owner of a coaching centre in a complex in Gujarat's Surat, where 22 people, mostly students died in a massive fire, used tyres in place of chairs, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh said today. The...
02:00, 05/27/2019

Arrests of high-profile Hong Kong activists a bid to spread ‘white terror’ – video Two high-profile pro-democracy protesters have been arrested in Hong Kong. Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow are both members of pro-democracy political party Demosisto. The group said the arrests were an at...
16:12, 08/30/2019

We Analyzed How the “Great Replacement” and Far Right Ideas Spread Online. The Trends Reveal Deep Concerns. “We are being replaced,” the Belgian politician Dries van Langenhove repeatedly posted on social media this Spring. Despite his use of words echoing the rhetoric found in two recent terror...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, raising fears of an acceleration in infections close to the border with Rwanda....
15:24, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional el...
00:48, 05/29/2019

Nebraska officials say mosquito that can spread Zika, yellow fever found in state for first time A type of mosquito that’s known to spread illnesses such as Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue, and chikungunya have been found in a Nebraska county, health officials announced this week. ...
08:12, 09/12/2019

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could contaminate — hospital food, posing a risk to thos...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Baylor women's basketball star apparently mocks White House's fast food spread President Trump welcomed Baylor University's Lady Bears to the White House on Monday to celebrate their 2019 NCAA Division I Championship win over burgers, fries, pizza and more, and it didn't stop to...
02:36, 05/01/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing r...
23:12, 05/15/2019

Smoke spread so fast at Japanese animation firm victims couldn't open rooftop door Smoke spread so quickly through a burning Japanese animation company that a majority of victims who had tried to flee through a rooftop door were unable to open it before perishing, Japanese media sai...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Chinese diplomats encourage harassment of pro-democracy students abroad as Hong Kong protests spread Chinese diplomats are encouraging the harassment of Hong Kong students and their supporters at universities overseas as protests in the semi-autonomous city enter their third month....
05:36, 08/06/2019

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
10:12, 06/12/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional el...
22:12, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional el...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Cyclone Idai: UNICEF warns of ‘race against time’ to protect children, prevent spread of disease in flood-ravaged Mozambique A week after the flooded Mozambican port of Beira was hit by Cyclone Idai, “aid agencies are barely beginning to see the scale of the damage”, the head of UNICEF said on Saturday, as she called for mo...
18:24, 04/28/2019

'When I close my eyes, those images haunt me': Step mom of murdered teen social media influencer speaks out after photos of the crime spread online The Williams/Devins Family Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer, the step mom of slain teen influencer Bianca Devins, said it is "absolutely disgusting" that people continue to share photos of her stepdaughter's de...
11:12, 07/17/2019

Jets-Browns line, odds, pick: Bet Sam Darnold-less Jets against the spread The New York Jets opened as 2 ¹/₂-point home underdogs to the Cleveland Browns on Monday night. I had made the game a pick ’em with Sam Darnold available. When Darnold was ruled out with mononucleosis...
03:48, 09/17/2019

Happy Onam 2019: A Look At Elaborate Malayali Spread - Onam Sadya Happy Onam 2019: Onam marks the annual homecoming of the legendary King Mahabali - the grandson of Prahlada. On Thiru Onam, the second day of Onam today, it is believed that King Mahabali pays a visit...
09:24, 09/11/2019

When Salt Was Traded for Gold: The Salt Trade of West Africa that Built Kingdoms and Spread Culture In West Africa during the Medieval period, salt was traded for gold. This may seem astonishing as salt is a cheap commodity in today’s society. It may be added that salt is easily available today whic...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Anaemia May Contribute To The Spread Of Dengue: Eat These 5 Foods To Combat Anaemia Since mosquitoes mostly spread dengue virus while feeding on iron-deficit blood, a new study suggests consuming iron-rich food if dealing with iron deficiency, anaemia or dengue fever....
11:48, 09/17/2019

Vaccine doubts spread like disease, must be taken offline: vaccine chief Doubts about vaccines have spread across social media like a disease and false information that "kills people" should be taken down by the companies running digital platforms, the head of global vacci...
22:24, 05/21/2019

Treasury pick Monica Crowley spread Obama smears: 'Can he be both loyal to Islam and loyal to the United States?' President Donald Trump's pick for the top spokeswoman job at the Treasury Department repeatedly spread conspiracy theories that suggested then-President Barack Obama was secretly a Muslim who was symp...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
17:48, 05/16/2019

What You Need to Know About Israel’s New Elections Just seven weeks after one nationwide vote, Israel is preparing for a second election. It's the first time in the country’s history that a newly elected government failed to form a coalition....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Chip Gaines urges fans to spread kindness after 'tough couple of weeks' for the United States Chip Gaines is urging his fans to help spread kindness in an essay titled "We Believe in Human Kindness" on his and wife Joanna Gaines' Magnolia blog.        ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
22:24, 05/31/2019

UK confirms participation in EU elections in May For the first time, the UK acknowledged it will take part in the upcoming EU elections, as there was not enough time for the government to get its Brexit deal approved. PM Theresa May said she deeply ...
23:12, 05/07/2019

Le Pen predicts 'historic' win for far right in EU elections France's far-right firebrand Marine Le Pen says populist parties could become the second-largest bloc in the European Parliament. Twelve nationalist parties are rallying in Milan ahead of next week's ...
14:36, 05/18/2019

EU: Russians interfered in our elections, too Russia conducted a “continued and sustained” disinformation campaign against Europe’s recent parliamentary elections, the European Union reported Friday in the latest sign that Russia’s high-tech effo...
01:00, 06/15/2019

Wait, There’s More podcast: Meddling with elections Craig Silverman, a media editor from Buzzfeed News, talks to Tamara Khandaker on the 'Wait, There’s More' podcast about media manipulation and online disinformation....
17:48, 06/13/2019

Puigdemont, 2 other Catalans can't run in European elections Spanish political party officials say the country's Electoral Board has ruled that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest can't stand as candidates in nex...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Tunisia elections: New issues, new candidates Tunisians are heading to the polls in mid-September. This time, the battle for the country's highest office is different. There's a lot of passion involved, as always, but the issues are more serious....
11:36, 09/14/2019

'A decisive moment' — Here's what experts are saying about the EU elections Europeans showed belief in the EU project, experts claimed Monday, despite long-dominant centrist parties losing ground to euroskeptic and nationalist opponents in the EU elections....
13:36, 05/27/2019

AP Interview: EU elections could be boon for conservatives PRAGUE (AP) — The European Parliament is expected to be a different legislature after next week’s election and leading Czech conservative lawmaker Jan Zahradil is hoping voters embrace the idea ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

What is the European parliament and do the elections matter? As Europe prepares to go to the polls, we look at the workings of the union and where its power liesEurope’s twice-a-decade parliamentary elections are the second largest democratic contest in the wor...
03:48, 05/07/2019

EU elections primer: How they work, what could happen Some 400 million Europeans from 28 countries head to the polls May 23-26 to choose their representatives at the European Parliament for the next five years...
18:00, 05/23/2019

| Botswana to hold elections on October 23 Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi has ordered general elections on October 23, as tensions rise with his estranged predecessor, Ian Khama, the man who put him in the top job....
01:00, 09/01/2019

Exit polls for the Indian elections are out — but they only tell you so much Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party are set to form the new government again, exit polls from India's month-long parliamentary elections show. But past polls have gotten r...
08:00, 05/20/2019

Italian PM responds to call for new elections Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has called on the leader of the far-right League Party Matteo Salvini to explain to the Italian people why he is seeking to bring down the coalition government by...
05:36, 08/09/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Impeachment is not about elections Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Sunday repeated her call for impeaching President Donald Trump, saying that the matter transcends party lines and that progressives were getting frustrated with the la...
16:36, 06/16/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the count...
05:48, 06/03/2019

Factbox: The national stakes in the EU elections Beyond determining the balance of power of the next European Parliament, this week's EU elections can have knock-on effects in the domestic politics of Europe's member states. Here are some examples o...
17:24, 05/17/2019

Centrists in retreat but no far-right surge in EU elections The European Parliament elections delivered a blow to the two major party groups - the centre-right EPP and the centre-left S&D - that have controlled the chamber for four decades....
15:24, 05/27/2019

Spanish courts allow Puigdemont to run in EU elections Spanish courts have overruled a decision by Spain's Electoral Board and have determined that Carles Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatists who fled abroad to escape arrest must be allowed to run...
14:36, 05/06/2019

India votes in final day of elections Indian voters are taking to the polls as the country's marathon elections come to a close. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hoping to secure another five years in power....
09:12, 05/19/2019

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
19:24, 05/20/2019

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted cam...
14:12, 05/23/2019

EU elections and DragCon: the weekend's best photos The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world including Trump in Japan, voters in Germany and a white panda Continue reading......
17:00, 05/26/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-right party is gaining in popularity and traditional ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Job Done, NaMo TV Quietly Goes Off Air As Lok Sabha Elections End NaMo TV - a BJP-backed television channel meant for publicising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rallies and political messages - was pulled off air two days before the final phase of the Lok Sabha......
20:24, 05/20/2019

Germany: AfD set for second spot in eastern elections Voting has ended in Saxony and Brandenburg, two states in Germany's former east. The far-right AfD will become the second biggest party in both regions....
02:36, 09/02/2019

Trump to Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday told Russian President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to a two-year investigation into his campaign'...
09:24, 06/28/2019

Trump to Putin: Please don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's ...
10:24, 06/28/2019

|Elections:Weneedjobs,saystudentshopingfor'concreteplan' In Auckland Park, Johannesburg, home to two of the city's main universities, throngs of students on Wednesday waited patiently in long queues to cast their votes, some for the first time....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday not to meddle in the U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campa...
08:24, 06/28/2019

| 'You all go': Algerians rally for change after elections scrapped Thousands of people have gathered in the Algerian capital calling on interim President Abdelkader Bensalah to quit after he vowed to stay in power until a new head of state is elected....
12:12, 06/08/2019

Italy’s Populists Gamble on New Elections and Turmoil Italy has had 67 governments over the past 74 years; in that respect, the impending collapse of the 5 Star–Lega coalition government is hardly surprising. For 14 months, the far-right Lega party...
16:36, 08/15/2019

European elections 2019: Where did it all go wrong for Change UK? Change UK MPs could be questioning the directions of their careers today, an expert warned after the group failed to make a mark in the European elections....
09:12, 05/27/2019

Conservatives brace for a battering in UK local elections LONDON (AP) — Voters in many parts of Britain are electing local councils, with the governing Conservatives bracing for a backlash over Brexit and other issues. Elections are being held Thursday for m...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Trump, with a wag, asks Putin not to meddle in U.S. elections President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's ...
20:00, 06/28/2019

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:48, 05/24/2019

Trump tells Putin: Don't meddle in US elections President Donald Trump's comments appeared to make light of a scandal that had led to a two-year investigation into his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during the 2016 elections....
09:48, 06/28/2019

Marianne Williamson warns that US elections could become more like Iran's Sean Rayford/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson warned that American elections could become more like voting in countries like Iran. Williamson described an "illusion ...
00:36, 07/07/2019

More Than 270 Die Counting Votes By Hand In Indonesia After Elections Ten days after Indonesia held the world's biggest single-day elections, more than 270 election staff have died, mostly of fatigue-related illneses caused by long hours of work counting millions of......
18:24, 04/28/2019

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties....
23:12, 05/21/2019

Lok Sabha Elections: 6 Of Top 10 Richest Candidates Are From Congress Of the top 10 richest candidates in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, six are from the Congress, according to the National Election Watch (NEW) and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR)....
23:24, 05/16/2019

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — suc...
14:36, 07/19/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
20:12, 04/28/2019

UK's big two suffer Brexit backlash in local elections Britain's two major political parties have both fared poorly in local elections. The results, seen as an indication of Brexit sentiment by some, saw smaller parties profit on the back of Conservative ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Erdogan's party calls for new elections in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, is asking the country's election council for a redo of the mayoral election in Istanbul, the country's financial c...
19:12, 04/28/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
10:24, 05/25/2019

NYC to have more early polling sites for upcoming elections ALBANY– The New York City Board of Elections agreed to dramatically increase the number of early polling sites across the five boroughs preceding the Nov. 5 election — heeding complaints t...
04:36, 05/31/2019

| Fresh protests over disputed elections in Malawi Thousands of people gathered in the Malawian capital Lilongwe on Thursday to demonstrate against the re-election of President Peter Mutharika, which protestors say was due to fraud....
09:12, 07/05/2019

|Elections:IfSAisn'thappy,neitheristherand,indexsuggests South Africa's mood on election day was erratic, but overall happy - however, an early interpretation of the country's Gross National Happiness suggests that when South Africa's morale tanks, the rand...
18:00, 05/09/2019

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections Israel's parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election....
11:00, 05/28/2019

EU elections: Change UK and Brexit Party rallies Two of the parties fighting for UK votes in the EU elections are both only a few weeks old, but feature faces well known to those who follow politics....
14:24, 05/14/2019

What do the EU elections mean for Brexit? It’s complicated | Anand Menon Neither tribe won a clear advantage, and the main parties stay internally deadlocked, with a general election less likely nowWhat a night, eh? The Conservatives turned in their worst electoral perform...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Will trolls or truth win in the European Parliament elections? The battle for EP seats isn't just among candidates; facts and lies are facing off too. Teri Schultz looks at whether the EU has shown up for the high-stakes duel adequately equipped — and in time....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Strongman's loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily....
10:24, 06/09/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire...
21:36, 06/27/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections LONDON (AP) — A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as “the ultimate protest vote opportunity,” as polls suggest that po...
15:00, 05/12/2019

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
19:12, 05/04/2019

Voting in Indian elections reaches next-to-last phase NEW DELHI (AP) — Indians are voting in the next-to-last round of 6-week-long national elections, marked by a highly acrimonious campaign with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flaying the opposition Congre...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Israel to hold repeat elections in September Israel's Parliament voted Wednesday to dissolve and hold a repeat election in September after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government....
07:24, 05/30/2019

Facts and figures in Australian elections on Saturday More than 16 million Australians are eligible to vote at elections on Saturday that are likely to deliver Australia's eighth prime minister in 12 years....
06:24, 05/17/2019

Trump not joking about foreign help in elections: Hicks Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents fr...
03:24, 06/21/2019

The candidates for New York City’s primary elections There’s a race in the 45th Brooklyn Council District, the former seat of Public Advocate Jumaane Williams. Farah Louis won the seat in a special election last month to succeed Williams and is favored ...
05:36, 06/25/2019

France's Le Maire says a Le Pen win in EU elections would hurt euro A win by Marine le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party in next week's European parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy Minister Bruno Le...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Fr...
02:24, 06/01/2019

European elections: your guide to the vote you never expected With ‘Brexit Day’ 29 March long gone, Britain gears up for an election it did not think it would participate in. Here is what you need to know before 23 MayFor Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, the Europ...
19:12, 05/12/2019

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were ...
21:36, 06/03/2019

Germany's far-right makes big gains in state elections A far-right party scored its strongest-ever results in two key state elections in eastern Germany on Sunday, finishing second behind the country's major parties....
19:24, 09/02/2019

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone mi...
09:12, 05/24/2019

"Victory Of Democracy," Says PM Modi After Big Win In National Elections Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people over the BJP's landslide win today, and said it was a victory of "democracy". The BJP has won a hugely decisive victory today, crossing the......
17:12, 05/23/2019

Facebook Said It Aced Brazil Elections. But There Were Doubts. An internal analysis showed that Facebook fell short in its battle against suspicious behavior and misinformation on its site in the run-up to Brazil’s presidential election last year....
13:24, 08/30/2019

EU elections — Last-minute voters cast ballots Voter turnout is higher in several countries, including Germany and France, compared to the 2014 elections. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Rea...
18:48, 05/26/2019

EU elections: Commissioner warns of Russian meddling EU Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova expressed concern about disinformation campaigns, particularly from Russia. Her warning comes just two weeks before key European Parliament elections in the bloc....
11:48, 05/13/2019

+++ EU elections – live updates on the final day of voting +++ Voters in 21 EU countries are heading to the polls to elect members of the European Parliament. Stakes are high as far-right groups and Euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground. Read the latest...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Israel faces new elections after parliament dissolves JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faces an unprecedented snap election campaign — the second this year — after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition and dissolved parliament ins...
08:48, 05/30/2019

Sudanese commander says democratic elections are his goal The deputy leader of Sudan's military council voiced his enthusiasm for democratic elections in front of an audience of tribal leaders and senior diplomats on Saturday, while seeking to deflect blame ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
03:24, 05/13/2019

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being co...
19:48, 05/28/2019

EU elections: Turnout estimate highest in 20 years Voter turnout is on track to rise for the first time since European Parliament elections began in 1979. Stakes are high as far-right groups and euroskeptic populist parties aim to gain ground....
04:00, 05/27/2019

Microsoft wants to secure elections and political campaigns Get the jokes about voting booths crashing left and right out of your system: Microsoft announced today that it's taking a few steps towards election security. First up is ElectionGuard, an open ...
18:24, 05/06/2019

Polish government reshuffle expected following EU elections The spokesman for Polish President Andrzej Duda says there will be a major government reshuffle sometime next week following the election of several ministers to the European Parliament....
17:12, 05/30/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
17:48, 05/19/2019

Salvini pledges ‘shock’ proposals before EU elections MILAN (AP) — Italian vice premier Matteo Salvini is pledging new “shock” proposals to relaunch Italy’s economy during a campaign rally for next week’s European Parliament elect...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Strongman’s loyalist expected to win in Kazakhstan elections Voters in Kazakhstan are choosing a successor to the president who had led the Central Asian country since independence from the Soviet Union, with a longtime loyalist expected to win easily...
06:48, 06/09/2019

Parliament’s Next Brexit Brawl: When to Hold Elections Prime Minister Boris Johnson was expected to take his call for an early election to voters in northern England on Thursday, but the initiative is with the opposition....
15:36, 09/05/2019

Why the state elections in eastern Germany are important Elections on Sunday in Saxony and neighboring Brandenburg, two federal states in former East Germany, have the entire country holding its breath. The far-right AfD is poised to do well, and the result...
15:48, 08/31/2019

Out of sight: the Tories' strange EU elections non-campaign As the PM recedes from view, her colleagues are more interested in the race to succeed her than the European electionsThe room is booked, the camera tripods are assembled, the crowd of eager, politica...
19:24, 05/22/2019

In elections why do we use a pencil, rather than a pen, to mark the ballot paper? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsMillions of people have just voted in the Euro...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Algeria calls presidential elections for December The election to replace ousted Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has been scheduled for December 12. The army is pleased, but protesters want more time....
04:24, 09/16/2019

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peace deal with insurgents...
14:24, 09/14/2019

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far-right parties in the European Parliament elections...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Italy's Salvini says elections still possible after summer break Italy still has time to dissolve parliament and go to elections after the summer break, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini told daily Il Corriere della Sera....
07:36, 07/18/2019

Italian politicians launch bid to keep new elections, Salvini at bay Worried about the possibility of far-right leader Matteo Salvini taking power, Italy's main opposition party opened the door on talks to form a new government, but it warned that "loyal membership" to...
17:48, 08/21/2019

Confused by EU elections? Brexit makes it worse, candidate says The delay to Britain's departure from the European Union has only confused voters who already have little enthusiasm for European Parliament elections, according to Socialist lead candidate Frans Timm...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Algeria army chief calls for elections this year Algeria's army chief on Monday called for elections later this year to choose a new president after mass protests forced the resignation in April of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, state media re...
18:36, 09/02/2019

Donald Trump to Vladimir Putin at G20: 'Don't meddle in the elections U.S. President Donald Trump talked trade, military and Iran with world leaders Friday all with a smile and a joke or two during the first day of the two-day G20 summit in Japan....
17:00, 06/28/2019

'Broken System': Ex-Starbucks CEO Pulls Out Of 2020 US Elections Former Starbucks Corp chief executive Howard Schultz has abandoned plans for an independent presidential run, saying he did not want to split the electorate and help re-elect U.S. President Donald......
11:00, 09/07/2019

Republican Senators Couldn't Care Less About Protecting Elections Democrats are pushing hard for a legislative response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election before 2020. But it seems that most Republicans in Congress are still not on board, according to CNN....
02:12, 06/18/2019

Days before elections, EU approves new cyber sanctions regime The European Union will directly penalize computer hackers after governments agreed on Friday a new mechanism to target individuals anywhere in the world, freezing their assets in the bloc and banning...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Sudan military leader calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's military ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan called on Tuesday for general elections to be held within nine months while terminating previous agreements the military had made with the opposition....
15:24, 06/04/2019

After South Africa’s Elections, a Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Think I Will Quit Parliament, Contesting UP Elections: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and Ramgarh MP Azam Khan on Sunday said that he is thinking of quitting his parliamentary post and contest in the next Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections....
01:00, 06/03/2019

| Sudan military ruler promises elections within nine months Sudan's army ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the country's military rulers had decided to cancel what they had previously agreed with protesters about the country's transition and hold e...
19:36, 06/04/2019

Sudanese opposition rejects military's schedule for elections Sudan's opposition rejected on Tuesday a plan by military authorities to hold elections within nine months, a prominent opposition figure said, after the country's worst day of violence since ex-presi...
11:36, 06/04/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new elections in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Albanian opposition supporters scuffle with police before elections Albanian opposition supporters scuffled with police outside vote-counting centres on Wednesday and burned voting equipment at three locations in a dispute over whether to hold local elections on June ...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Maduro Representatives, Opposition Discussed Early Elections Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro’s top lieutenants discussed the possibility of early presidential elections in talks with the opposition in Norway this week, according to people familiar with the ...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Israel’s Arab parties reunite for upcoming elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Four political parties representing Israel’s Arab minority have announced they will unite for the upcoming parliamentary elections. After last spring’s disappointing showi...
14:12, 06/20/2019

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal wit...
22:36, 09/02/2019

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Is Headed to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest electoral showing ever....
21:00, 05/10/2019

President's Joint Address To Parliament After Elections: Top 10 Quotes In his first address to the parliament after the national elections, President Ram Nath Kovind today congratulated the Election Commission "for successful completion of the world's largest election"....
09:24, 06/20/2019

Use EU elections to combat rise of far right, Corbyn will urge voters Labour leader pitches upcoming vote as Labour versus extremist forces ‘offering only fear’The UK faces the threat of a resurgent far-right at the forthcoming European elections, Jeremy Corbyn will war...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Elections regulator criticised for 'withholding' Brexit papers The Electoral Commission has been accused of withholding documents from the Metropolitan Police about the conduct the Leave campaign during the 2016 referendum, prompting an extraordinary spat between...
01:00, 07/04/2019

European Elections Will Be Latest Test of Populist Support Nationalists all over the Continent are hoping for a surge that will allow them, short of leaving the European Union, to disable its bureaucracy from within....
11:24, 05/19/2019

Trump Tells Putin (With a Grin) Not to Meddle in Elections At the leaders’ first formal meeting in a year, President Trump again made clear that he does not take Russia’s electoral interference as seriously as others do....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Greek conservatives dominate second round of local elections ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Conservative-backed candidates have won 12 of 13 of Greece’s regions and captured the majority of Greece’s cities, confirming a trend seen in last week’s first ...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Venezuela's Guaido tells Canada PM he wants elections as soon as possible: Ottawa Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday and told him he was committed to holding free and fair elections as soon as possible, Trudeau's offi...
00:36, 05/15/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies who aim to dominate the Senate and an opposition fighting for check and balance un...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini Says Government Is Finished, Wants Elections The leader of Italy's ruling League party, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini, declared the governing coalition to be unworkable on Thursday after months of internal bickering and said the only way....
02:00, 08/09/2019

Far-right party makes gains in Germany state elections Voters in Saxony, a region of around 4.1 million people bordering Poland and the Czech Republic, and neighbouring Brandenburg, which has 2.5 million inhabitants and surrounds Berlin, elected new state...
03:48, 09/02/2019

Albania president, prime minister in conflict over elections Albania’s political conflict has taken another twist, with the president announcing what he says is a new date for municipal elections while the prime minister and his governing Socialists insist the ...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Centre To Decide On Resuming Iranian Oil Buy After Elections: Report India told Iran on Tuesday it will decide on its oil imports after elections end this month, in line with its economic interests, a government source said....
18:00, 05/14/2019

China, an Eye on Elections, Suspends Some Travel Permits to Taiwan The move appeared intended to influence politics on the self-governing island, and possibly to prevent exposure to Taiwan’s democratic elections or sentiment that favors Hong Kong’s protesters....
20:12, 07/31/2019