Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks, according to the UN health agency.
The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history has spread to a major city in eastern Congo, as health experts worry whether the stock of an experimental vaccine will stand up to the demands of an epidemic with no end in sight.
Marvel movies famously all have some sort of tag during and/or after the end credits. And while Avengers 4 is still a few months away from release and all of its plot details are remaining firmly under wraps, speculation has been ignited over the potential introduction of two Eternals characters. The Eternals are a fictional […]
Trump spreads wild conspiracy about voter fraud, claiming people change clothes before voting a second time
President Donald Trump continued to spread unsubstantiated conspiracies about voter fraud in American elections as midterm election ballots continue to be counted — and recounted — in key races in Florida and Georgia. Trump has aggressively accused elections officials of forging and “finding” votes in Florida in order to hand the key Senate and gubernatorial […]
Australia’s fruit sabotage has spread to neighbouring New Zealand after a punnet of strawberries contaminated with needles was sold in an Auckland supermarket. Originating from a farm in Western Australia, this is the first time a contaminated punnet has surfaced in New Zealand after more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles being found […]
Officials are hoping a new treatment can help patients already infected with the deadly virus, as they continue a vaccination campaign to prevent it.
COMPARED with equity investing, bond investing can seem stuck in the dark ages. As hedge funds and asset managers use whizzy algorithms to trade shares automatically, bond-fund managers still often call traders by phone. So when new investing strategies do arise, they make an even bigger splash. “Factor” investing is the latest example. This is […]
Facebook accused of undermining international aid efforts in Burma because it spreads fake news (FB)
REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Facebook was accused by British politicians of undermining international aid efforts in Burma/Myanmar. That’s because of Facebook’s role in spreading fake news about the persecuted Rohingya group, which has been targeted for ethnic cleansing over the last year. UK MPs said Facebook’s “Free Basics” internet service, which is popular in Burma, was […]
Typically, when a startup goes public after reaching a billion-dollar plus valuation, it’s considered a “win” for that community. But what happens when that billion-dollar company is no longer a unicorn? Earlier this month, Domo, a Utah-based business analytics startup founded by serial entrepreneur Josh James, filed for an IPO. The milestone shoul…Read More
Hillary Clinton is warning Australia to resist China’s creeping influence in Asia before it spreads to the rest of the world
Hillary Clinton warned Australia must stand up to the creeping influence of the Chinese Communist Party before it spreads. Clinton said China wants to extend its influence “first throughout Asia — then, throughout the world.” The former Secretary of State compared China’s “under the radar” efforts to the way Russian actors used covert social media campaigns […]