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Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms

Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely...

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms

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Mexican president consolidates power with governorship wins The elections in six states were considered a referendum on the first months in office of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, a leftist who scored a crushing victory in July and won majorities in both houses of Congress....
15:00, 06/03/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
09:34, 05/13/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for victory in midterm polls, according to unofficial ...
03:17, 05/14/2019

Two Top Uber Executives Are Out as C.E.O. Consolidates Power A month after Uber’s rocky I.P.O., its chief executive laid off two members of his executive team: the chief operating officer and the chief marketing officer....
04:34, 06/08/2019

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 9 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of the victims...
07:00, 07/19/2019

Wayne LaPierre re-elected NRA chief, survives power struggle Wayne LaPierre was re-elected chief executive and executive vice president of the National Rifle Association on Monday, surviving a power struggle in which he was challenged by former NRA President Oliver North, who stepped down over the weekend....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Australian deputy PM re-elected after conservative coalition holds power Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition government after a strong party showing in last week's election dispelled internal discontent about his performance....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Capilouto Elected President Of SEC LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has been elected president of the Southeastern Conference. Capilouto will serve a one-year term. He was elected to the post by his peers at the SEC’s annual spring me...
19:34, 06/04/2019

Kazakhstan's New Elected President Calls Himself a 'Reformer' Newly elected President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said his government would listen to grievances aired during recent protests as Kazakhstan transitions from decades of tight state control....
01:34, 06/14/2019

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
20:00, 05/21/2019

Gillibrand says she’d ‘codify’ Roe v. Wade if elected president Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday vowed to “codify” Roe v. Wade if elected president, amid a fierce abortion debate in the wake of Alabama’s new state law banning almost all procedures....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Maldives ex-president elected parliament speaker MALE, Maldives (AP) — The Maldives’ parliament has overwhelmingly voted the country’s first democratically elected president as the speaker of the house. Mohamed Nasheed received 67 votes from among 87 members. His rival received 17 votes...
07:51, 05/29/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
16:17, 05/14/2019

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ...
18:17, 07/10/2019

Infantino re-elected FIFA president unopposed at Paris congress "Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football\u0027s governing body in Paris on Wednesday as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being \"toxic and almost criminal\" back to its core values."...
12:17, 06/05/2019

Tokayev elected Kazakh president with 71% of vote: early results Kazakhstan's interim president, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, won a snap presidential election with 70.76% of the vote, the Central Election Commission said on Monday, citing preliminary data....
08:34, 06/10/2019

Ursula von der Leyen elected first female European commission president German minister wins narrow backing of MEPs to succeed Jean-Claude JunckerUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European commission’s first female president and the first German in the job for more than 50 years.In a secret ballot, MEPs vote...
21:00, 07/16/2019

1st Ever Black Student Body President Elected at Yale University Yale University was founded in 1701 and is the third-oldest institute of higher learning in the United States. It is one of the nine Colonial Colleges, founded prior to the United States becoming a sovereign nation following the American Revolution. ...
15:34, 05/31/2019

Nazarbayev's handpicked successor Tokayev elected Kazakh president Kazakhstan's interim president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, chosen successor of veteran ruler Nursultan Nazarbayev who retains sweeping powers, has won a snap presidential election which observers say was tarnished by violations of basic freedoms....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Nechirvan Barzani elected president of Kurdistan Region of Iraq Regional lawmakers elected Nechirvan Barzani as president of the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region of Iraq, a spokesman for the regional parliament told Reuters on Tuesday....
11:17, 05/28/2019

Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s First Democratically Elected President, Dies Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted after serving a year as president, collapsed and died in a Cairo courtroom. Critics cited poor prison conditions as a possible cause of death....
21:17, 06/17/2019

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Tra...
21:34, 06/19/2019

Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President As Rival Cries Foul Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday after the surprise early announcement of official results in Indonesia's election showed Joko Widodo re-elected leader of the world's......
10:17, 05/21/2019

Stanley Druckenmiller says stocks would fall 30% to 40% if Bernie Sanders is elected president "The good news is we'd all be much more equal because everybody would be poorer, but the rich would have lost a lot more wealth," Druckenmiller says....
14:34, 06/07/2019

President Trump Tweets That Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Then Quickly Backtracks (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump blasted special counsel Robert Mueller on Thursday, calling him a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and failed to investigate his...
01:17, 05/31/2019

First freely elected Tunisia president, Beji Caid Essebsi, dies at 92 Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the first democratically elected leader of the North African country, died not long after he was taken to a military hospital, the president's office said Thursday. He was 92....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Trump agrees with AOC after Dem warns of 'very real risk' president will be re-elected in 2020 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned Sunday there is "very real risk" President Trump will win re-election in 2020, sparking a rare response of its kind from the president: "I agree."...
01:34, 06/17/2019

Former Italian journalist David-Maria Sassoli elected European Parliament president The European Parliament overwhelmingly elected Italian David-Maria Sassoli Wednesday as its new president, with 345 votes in the second round of balloting....
16:34, 07/03/2019

Islamist Mursi briefly made history as Egypt's first democratically elected president When Mohamed Mursi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be president and, another year on, behind bars again....
03:00, 06/18/2019

President Trump Promises to Cure Cancer If Re-Elected During Neo-Fascist Rally in Florida President Donald Trump has made a lot of broken promises during his time in office. He promised to lower prescription drug prices, get Mexico to pay for a border wall, and he even said a 10 percent tax cut for the middle class was on the way before t...
12:51, 06/19/2019

Tunisia’s First Democratically Elected Leader, President Beji Caid Essebsi, Dies at 92 (TUNIS, Tunisia) — Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader and heir to Tunisia’s founding father, has died. He was 92. Essebsi died Thursday morning at the Tunis military...
13:34, 07/25/2019

Donald Trump Jr. mocks Joe Biden for vowing to cure cancer if elected president The remarks by the president’s eldest son came at a campaign rally in Orlando. Biden has focused on curing the disease since losing a son to brain cancer in 2015....
22:17, 06/19/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, including creating a White House Office of Reproductive Freedom to oversee his administration's effort...
14:17, 05/22/2019

Kamala Harris pledges more money for historically black colleges and universities, if elected president Harris, speaking to the National Urban League, expanded an agenda aimed at African Americans. Mayor Pete Buttigieg also pushed his plan for economic investment....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Kamala Harris Says If She’s Elected President, She Will Ban AR-15-Style Guns, the Weapon of Choice in Mass Shootings On Wednesday, presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced that should she be elected president, she’ll get right down to business when it comes to addressing AR-15s—the weapon of choice in mass shootings....
01:34, 05/16/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the top Nigerian diplomat who will be the next Presiden...
04:17, 06/05/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
19:17, 05/31/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domestic support for his administration remains strong ...
15:17, 05/14/2019

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Mark Sanford Wants to Be President, but Maybe His Children Will Save Him Republican politician Mark Sanford wants to be relevant again. And the only way ousted Republicans can be relevant without bootlicking is by attempting to challenge President Donald Trump....
07:51, 08/19/2019

Chief During Turmoil at Children’s Hospital May Be Next UNC President Dr. William Roper led the UNC Health Care system, which is being investigated over concerns about its pediatric heart surgery program during his tenure....
19:51, 07/05/2019

Cory Booker would refer to New York Giants as the 'New Jersey Giants' if elected president Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) said that if he were elected, he would purposely refer to the New York Giants as the New Jersey Giants.       ...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Here’s What President Trump Told the Children of White House Reporters President Donald Trump spent some time chatting with kids who were at the White House for “Take Our Sons and Daughters to Work Day” on Thursday — and used the opportunity to give the media a lot more credit than usual. Children of t...
02:51, 04/29/2019

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years earlier, federal statistics showed Thursday....
21:17, 06/27/2019

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for the 2018 midterms and posed a serious security risk...
19:17, 08/01/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Georgia midterms and Reagan's racism Thursday’s top story: Biden targeted by younger, diverse candidates in testy 2020 debate. Plus, why liberals should shoulder the blame for Baltimore’s problemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with to...
19:17, 08/01/2019

Lithuania’s new president vows to fight power structures VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The winner of Lithuania’s presidential elections says fighting elitist power structures will be among his top priorities. Gitanas Nauseda says that “oligarchy is very dangerous not only because it takes over cont...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Former WWE wrestler, actor says he'd 'power bomb' President Trump if he could Former WWE Superstar and Hollywood actor Dave Bautista says if he could deliver the "Bautista Bomb," his signature wresting move, to one person in the world that he would deliver it to President Donald Trump....
02:51, 07/23/2019

Lankan President Seeks Scrapping Of Reforms That Limited His Power Sri Lanka's President Sunday called for sweeping reforms to the country's constitution that he introduced in 2015 to be rolled back, saying they are responsible for political instability....
23:34, 06/23/2019

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be allowed to fail” and wants more funding to keep it afloat after its cash runs out in October. Pre...
20:51, 06/20/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:17, 07/21/2019

Indonesia president criticizes state power company over blackouts Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on Monday the state power company PLN should have had contingency plans in place to prevent a major electricity blackout that affected the capital Jakarta and neighboring provinces....
10:17, 08/05/2019

Trump 'go back' row: President 'relies on racism' to consolidate power Donald Trump "relies on racism and division" to consolidate power and "it is time to move from his conception of America", one of the congresswomen at the centre of a race row surrounding the president has told Sky News....
18:17, 07/15/2019

Google announces Nest Hub Max, consolidates smart home gadgets under the Nest brand Today at Google’s I/O 2019 keynote the company announced a new upgrade for some of its most important smart home products. Positioning its new products as a solution for a “helpful home,” the company revealed that it will be rebrand...
21:34, 05/07/2019

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 elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
08:51, 05/29/2019

President Trump Invoked Executive Privilege. Here’s the History of That Presidential Power When Congress issues a subpoena for documents, usually they get what they want. But that’s not the case for certain documents related to the 2020 Census question about citizenship, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday in a letter to Elij...
21:51, 06/13/2019

U.S., EU urge Moldova to use 'restraint' as President Igor Dodon is removed from power International bodies called on Moldova to use restraint Sunday after its court suspended the European country's president and snap elections were called by his replacement....
05:34, 06/10/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
23:51, 05/13/2019

'The selling of an election': dangerous level of private control revealed in 2018 Georgia midterms Voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, prompting security concernsPrivate companies had near-complete control over Georgia’s elections for the 2018 midterms and posed a serious security risk, accord...
08:51, 08/01/2019

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 elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
01:17, 05/29/2019

Apple CEO Cook and President Trump talk about the trade war, privacy and the power of Big Tech For two Chief Executives that have nothing in common with each other, President Donald Trump and Apple CEO Tim Cook sure have a lot of meetings. Of course, both are trying to get something from the other. Trump wants Cook to commit to building Apple'...
15:17, 06/15/2019

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tue...
19:17, 04/28/2019

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administration views its powers to declare war. Hook stresses that the administration is pursuing diplomacy wit...
12:51, 06/20/2019

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales The Republican said the administration’s end run around Congress merits stripping authority from the White House, while Democrats accused the State Department of creating a “phony” crisis....
00:34, 06/13/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,” while offering his own digs at the 94-year-old...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebol...
05:34, 07/16/2019

Prepare For the End of Game of Thrones With This Killer Music Video For SZA and the Weeknd's 'Power Is Power' The only thing Game of Thrones’ last season was lacking was, let’s be real, a great tie-in album, and now it’s got one. For the Throne, out now, is an album full of songs inspired by Game of Thrones, and now the lead single has a stylish music video....
03:00, 05/06/2019

LS Power will not expand Ohio gas plant if state subsidizes nuclear power U.S. electric generator LS Power said on Monday it would be forced to terminate development of an expansion of its Troy gas-fired power plant in Ohio if the state passes legislation to subsidize nuclear energy. There are two nuclear reactors in O...
22:17, 07/15/2019

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing th...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Chance Of A Lifetime: Millions Of Children Are Buying Barbasol In Bulk After Barbasol Announced 5 Lucky Children Will Win A Trip To Get Shaved At Their Factory If you’ve recently noticed Barbasol flying off the shelves at your local stores, you’re not alone, and it turns out there’s a pretty incredible reason behind it: Millions of children are buying Barbasol in bulk after the company announced that five l...
15:17, 06/03/2019

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Pink defends her kids running in Holocaust Memorial as 'children being children' "Please keep your hatred and judgment to yourselves," Pink wrote in defense of her children Willow, 8, and Jameson, 2.        ...
15:34, 07/18/2019

Jo Swinson elected new Lib Dem leader Swinson takes over from Vince Cable with party newly resurgent in the pollsYouthful veteran long seen as natural heir to Vince CableJo Swinson has been elected new leader of the Liberal Democrats, using her acceptance speech to appeal to disaffected ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
11:34, 08/10/2019

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful body for the first time alongside Niger, Tunisia and Vietnam...
21:17, 06/07/2019

Thai PM gives 1st policy statement before elected lawmakers Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has given his first policy statement in the face of genuine parliamentary scrutiny after five years as an unchallenged junta leader...
14:17, 07/25/2019

First openly gay DUP candidate elected in Northern Ireland Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has consistently opposed the introduction of gay marriage in the British region, on Friday welcomed the election of its first openly gay candidate....
21:34, 05/03/2019

"Amethi Elected Me As 'Didi', Not MP," Says Smriti Irani Union minister and Amethi Lok Sabha lawmaker Smriti Irani Saturday said people of the constituency elected her as their ''Didi'' (elder sister) and not a Member of Parliament, while underlining her......
21:34, 07/06/2019

S Jaishankar Likely To Be Elected To Rajya Sabha From Gujarat External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, a surprise inclusion in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet, is likely to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat....
21:17, 06/04/2019

Rep. Al Green fears Trump 'will get re-elected' if he's not impeached Rep. Al Green, D-Tex, one of the first lawmakers who called on President Donald Trump's impeachment, expressed his fears on Saturday that if Congress doesn't pursue his ousting, Trump "will get re-elected."...
11:34, 05/08/2019

100-year-old woman elected to local council A 100-year-old German woman has embarked on a new adventure later in life after being elected to her local town council in Kirchheimbolanden, a town of 8,000 people in western Germany on Sunday....
03:17, 05/29/2019

Two BJD Candidates, One From BJP Elected To Rajya Sabha From Odisha Two BJD candidates and a BJP nominee supported by the regional party were Friday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha in the by-elections held here for three vacant seats in the state....
01:51, 06/29/2019

What eight presidents who weren’t elected can teach us about leadership The founder and CEO of a unit of Google parent Alphabet has written a book about the eight men who became president after a predecessor died -- and the lessons it has about succession and the vice presidency....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson elected new Tory leader Former foreign secretary will succeed Theresa May as Britain’s next prime minister after beating Jeremy HuntBoris Johnson wins Tory leadership - liveTory leadership election: full resultsBoris Johnson will become Britain’s next prime minister after w...
15:51, 07/23/2019

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generators...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Future uncertain for Catalan separatists elected in Europe Three jailed or fugitive Catalan politicians hope to use their freshly won seats in the European Parliament as loudspeakers for their separatist cause in northeastern Spain — although actually being sworn in as lawmakers will be the first obstacle th...
17:17, 05/27/2019

Malawi's Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week's polls, the electoral commission declared Monday....
07:34, 05/28/2019

Thailand's Junta Chief Is Elected Prime Minister Thailand’s parliament elected the country’s junta chief as prime minister of a new civilian government Wednesday, more than two months after a widely criticized parliamentary election in which his party failed to win a plurality of seats....
19:34, 06/06/2019

100-year-old German woman elected to town council Centenarian Lisel Heise has secured a spot on the town council in a small village in western Germany. A passionate swimmer, she decided to stand for election in part to reopen the local swimming pool....
02:51, 05/28/2019

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
14:17, 06/23/2019

Biden says if elected in 2020 he will push to ban assault weapons Joe Biden said he will push to ban assault weapons if elected president in 2020 -- a pledge that comes as the nation debates how to curb gun violence following two deadly mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Ohio and Texas....
07:51, 08/13/2019

Kamala Harris: If elected, my DOJ would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump 2020 candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has issued a stunning warning to President Trump that seems to echo controversial recent comments from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying her Justice Department would likely charge him with obstruction of ...
16:34, 06/12/2019

Australia's re-elected government may miss tax break deadline Australia's re-elected conservative government might not meet a June deadline for tax breaks that policy makers had been counting on to give the slowing economy a much-needed boost, after Prime Minister Scott Morrison said parliament may be unable to...
03:34, 05/21/2019

Infineon CEO Ploss gets two-year extension, new chairman elected German chipmaker Infineon Technologies said on Tuesday that CEO Reinhard Ploss had been given a two-year contract extension and would continue to lead the company until the end of 2022....
13:17, 08/06/2019

Andrew Scheer wants to make sure CBC has enough ‘Canadian stories’ if elected PM Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says if he is elected prime minister in the fall, he'll want to make sure the CBC is telling enough Canadian stories....
18:51, 05/28/2019

Italian socialist Sassoli elected EU Parliament speaker The European Parliament elected Italian socialist lawmaker David Sassoli on Wednesday as its speaker for the next 2-1/2 years, completing the round of appointments for the bloc's top jobs after EU elections in May....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Marianne Williamson to create ‘Department of Peace’ if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson said Monday that she will create a “Department of Peace” if she’s elected to the highest office in the country. Williamson, a self-help guru turned 2020 presidential contender, sai...
02:17, 08/20/2019

Sonia Gandhi Elected Leader Of New Congress Lawmakers Sonia Gandhi has been elected chairperson of the Congress's parliamentarians who won the national election, sources said after a meeting of the parliamentary party this morning. Former Prime Minister......
07:51, 06/01/2019

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Malawi’s Mutharika re-elected to 2nd term in tight race BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls. The Malawi Electoral Commission announced Mutharika’s victory in Blantyre, the largest city, immedia...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Why Does Imran Khan Want PM Modi Re-Elected, Asks P Chidambaram The Congress is happy the process of designating JeM chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist has concluded successfully, senior party leader P Chidambaram said on Thursday, while also asking why......
11:17, 05/02/2019

BJP's Om Birla Elected Lok Sabha Speaker, PM Modi Leads Him To Chair The BJP's senior lawmaker Om Birla was unanimously elected the new Lok Sabha Speaker today after opposition parties supported his candidature. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who moved the motion for......
10:17, 06/19/2019

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik Has a Plan to Get More Republican Women Elected Representative Elise Stefanik can pinpoint the moment that crystallized the issue for her: It was the week after the midterm elections, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives lined up for a photo. Representing the Democratic si...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris vows to take executive action on gun control if elected Sen. Kamala Harris pledged Sunday that she will pursue executive action on gun control measures if Congress fails to act in the first 100 days of her presidential administration. “I’m proposing, one, that if by my 100th day in office when elected pre...
22:00, 05/12/2019

AOC claims it was 'literally easier' for her to be elected to Congress than pay off student loans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to win her historic election as the youngest lawmaker on Capitol Hill than to pay off her student loan debt. ...
04:34, 06/25/2019

Thailand's junta chief elected as country's next prime minister Thailand's military junta chief, Prayut Chan-o-cha, was elected as the country's first civilian prime minister since he took power in a coup in 2014 by members of Thailand's lower and upper houses of Parliament Wednesday night....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Trump Tweets, and Then Retracts, Statement That Russia Helped Him Get Elected Amid criticism of the special counsel’s investigation, President Trump offers an extraordinary admission, that the rival country helped him win the presidency in 2016....
17:17, 05/30/2019

Trump walks back his tweet saying Russia helped him get elected President Trump on Thursday contradicted comments he made on Twitter earlier that morning acknowledging that Russia​’s interference in the 2016 election helped him win the presidency. “No, Russia did not help me get elected,” Trump ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Yogi Adityanath Hosts Lunch For Newly Elected BJP Lawmakers From UP Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday hosted a lunch for all newly elected MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from the state....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs Racing trio that has been elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside car owner Joe Gibbs and former teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy ...
23:34, 05/22/2019

Dr Carissa Etienne elected for a second term as WHO Regional Director for the Americas The WHO Executive Board, currently holding its 142nd session in Geneva, has appointed Dr Carissa Etienne for a second term as Regional Director for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO)....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Bill Maher: Recession would be 'worth it' if Trump doesn't get re-elected HBO host Bill Maher continued hoping for a recession on his show "Overtime" Friday, saying that the economic fallout would be "worth it" if it prevented President Trump from serving another term in office....
04:17, 08/04/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand’s king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions will affect national security and the people’s well-b...
12:17, 05/24/2019

"China Dreaming That Sleepy Joe Biden Gets Elected In 2020": Trump Accusing China of breaking the negotiated trade deal draft with the United States, President Donald Trump on Sunday said Beijing was now "dreaming" that he would be replaced by a Democratic candidate......
05:17, 05/13/2019

Sonia Gandhi Elected Congress Parliamentary Party Chief Congress parliamentarians will meet today to elect leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party or CPP exactly a week after party chief Rahul Gandhi told the party's top decision making, Congress......
07:51, 06/01/2019

"Not Elected To Clean Toilets": Pragya Thakur On BJP Worker's Complaint Pragya Singh Thakur, a first-time BJP parliamentarian from Madhya Pradesh, has told party workers that she "wasn't elected to get drains and toilets cleaned", a statement that many saw as arrogant and......
07:00, 07/22/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might think. Yet the Philippines has been simmering nice...
14:17, 05/21/2019

Sacha Baron Cohen blames Twitter for getting Trump elected, and yeah, duh Sacha Baron Cohen is a man who always has something to say about something, even if he usually does it under pounds of prosthetics and a phony accent, but now he’s using his real face (as far as we can tell) to drop a hot take that is actually pretty...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Kamala Harris vows pharmaceutical 'price gouging' investigations if elected Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris vowed to investigate "price gouging" by pharmaceutical companies as president if Congress refused to pass laws lowering drug prices....
15:51, 07/16/2019

China Elected Food and Agriculture Organisation Head, India Withdraws China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month....
09:34, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders announces plan to double union membership if elected Workplace Democracy Act expansion would restore rights to collectively bargain for better wages, benefits and conditions Bernie Sanders has released plans to double union membership in the US during his first term in office as he campaigns to secure ...
17:34, 08/21/2019

India's Re-Elected Ruling Party Sticks to Gradual Actions on Economy Despite a strong victory, India’s ruling party is planning gradual changes to the economy rather than forcing through the larger overhaul that many economists and executives say would put India on a high-growth trajectory....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare initiative in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The mandate, which forced Americans to pay a tax penalty...
16:17, 07/05/2019

Merkel ally issues Brexit message after being elected to replace Juncker The new president of the European Commission issued an instant Brexit message after being elected to replace Jean-Claude Juncker - warning that both Britain and the EU "should do everything not to have a hard Brexit"....
23:17, 07/16/2019

Thai coup leader completes transition to elected PM, cabinet unclear Thailand's king formally endorsed former army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha as an elected prime minister on Tuesday, five years after he seized power in a military coup, though the makeup of his coalition government's cabinet is unclear....
10:00, 06/11/2019

Texas Pacific investors' nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
00:17, 05/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren vows to pass law if elected allowing for presidents to be indicted Elizabeth Warren said Friday that she would, if elected in 2020, pressure Congress to pass new legislation effectively reversing current Justice Department guidelines and allow for the indictment of a sitting president on criminal charges....
02:17, 06/01/2019

Shabana Azmi Denies Reports She'll Leave India If PM Modi Elected Again Shabana Azmi on Saturday slammed "fake news brigade" for attributing a false quote to her, which claimed the actor would leave the country "if Narendra Modi becomes Prime Minister again."...
22:34, 05/11/2019

Six-Term Lawmaker Vishweshwar Hegde Elected Speaker Of Karnataka Assembly BJP leader Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, a six-term Karnataka legislator and former state education minister, was today elected as Speaker of the state assembly, replacing outgoing speaker KR Ramesh Kumar...
21:51, 07/31/2019

Trump suggests China wants Dem elected in 2020 to secure better trade terms President Trump shared his take on the stalled U.S. trade talks with China on Saturday, suggesting Beijing may be waiting until the 2020 presidential election to see if a Democrat gets elected to secure more favorable terms....
08:01, 05/12/2019

Andrew Scheer promises to review new Canada Food Guide if elected Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is facing criticism from nutrition experts today after he pledged to review the new Canada Food Guide should the Tories win power this fall....
20:51, 07/18/2019

Mohamed Morsi Made History As Egypt's First Democratically Elected Leader When Mohamed Morsi, a leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, broke out of jail during the final days of Hosni Mubarak's presidency in 2011, he little imagined that the following year he would be......
01:17, 06/18/2019

Eight killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Eight people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disaster official....
18:17, 07/27/2019

Boris Johnson elected British prime minister, Tory Party leader Tens of thousands of Conservative Party members voted Tuesday to select Boris Johnson as their leader, and Britain's new prime minister -- defeating Jeremy Hunt in his bid to succeed Theresa May in the post....
23:51, 07/23/2019

If Elected, Kamala Harris Intends to Close the National Rape Kit Backlog in Her 1st Term We’re just short of a year away from officially naming a Democratic nominee to face off against Donald Trump in 2020, but the candidates have been wasting no time presenting their platforms; many of them wisely lobbying for support at last weekend’s ...
23:17, 07/12/2019

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the alliance, as well....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
01:34, 07/09/2019

42 state AGs, elected prosecutors sign statement refusing to enforce new abortion bans Elected prosecutors from a long list of states committed to vowed to uphold the landmark abortion ruling in Roe v. Wade and use their "immense discretion" to refuse charging violations of restrictive abortion bans....
04:00, 06/09/2019

Ex-junta leader Prayut Chan-ocha elected Thailand's new prime minister Both lower and upper houses of Thailand's government elected former leader of the country's military junta Prayut Chan-ocha as the country's 29th prime minister....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
02:34, 04/29/2019

Tory leadership race: Sajid Javid says he will put 20,000 more police officers on the beat if elected Conservative leadership hopeful Sajid Javid has promised to put 20,000 more police officers back on the street if he is elected to be the next Prime Minister....
10:17, 05/29/2019

Guaido 'democratically elected' leader of Venezuela, says regional expert: 'You can't have a coup against a dictator' Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido is the "democratically elected" leader of his country, and therefore cannot be accused of calling for a coup, according to an expert on policy in the region....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Greece's newly-elected government wins confidence vote on economic policy Greece's newly-elected conservative government won a confidence vote late on Monday on its economic policy, which includes tax cuts and measures to speed up investments....
22:34, 07/22/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
14:17, 08/06/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
14:51, 07/21/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
18:34, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Texas Pacific investors claim nominee elected as trustee at disputed meeting An investor group that collectively holds about 25% in Texas Pacific Land Trust said their nominee, Eric Oliver, was elected as a trustee at a special shareholder meeting, the validity of which was not recognized by the company....
00:17, 05/23/2019

AOC ups ante in feud with Pelosi, suggests speaker is 'singling out of newly elected women of color' The public spat between Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, got a lot nastier on Wednesday, with the freshman congresswoman suggesting that the speaker is "singling out" her and her colleagues based on their race. ...
03:34, 07/11/2019

25 Dead After Three Boats Sink Off Philippines Coast The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said Sunday....
21:51, 08/04/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

25 dead, 55 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines Philippine police say rescuers have plucked more bodies in rough seas where three ferry boats capsized after being buffeted by fierce winds and waves off two central provinces, bringing the death toll to 25, with six missing...
11:17, 08/04/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
00:51, 04/29/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
15:00, 05/13/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials are discussing a new program to help thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group...
10:00, 06/04/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their land and environment, according to research that puts...
02:51, 07/30/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
03:17, 07/14/2019

7 dead, 31 rescued after boats capsize in Philippines The Philippine coast guard says at least seven people died and 31 others were rescued when three ferry boats separately capsized in bad weather between two central island provinces...
19:17, 08/03/2019

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least seven people....
14:51, 07/27/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from Manila's outspoken president....
06:51, 05/16/2019

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while now. And his latest victim is a Ferrari 360 Spider, a true gem of an automobile. Just watch this Ita...
19:17, 07/23/2019

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs' - a step that activists said was long overdue....
21:00, 07/11/2019

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....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
13:51, 08/08/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities battle to contain a dengue outbreak that has killed more than 450 people this year....
15:51, 08/02/2019

Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine government data. Another big aftershock struck a little later....
05:51, 07/27/2019

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Unita Blackwell, Civil Rights Activist and the 1st Black Woman to Be Elected a Mayor in Mississippi, Dies at 86 Unita Blackwell, a veteran of the civil rights movement and winner of a MacArthur “genius” grant who was the first black woman to be elected a mayor in the state of Mississippi, has died. She was 86....
10:00, 05/16/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to seven years in prison. Victoria...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two militants, whose identities remain unknown. Interior...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the disputed South China Sea....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the boat sank in the disputed South China Sea....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Eight killed in quake, aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured: agency An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials said....
07:17, 07/27/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2 million mangos.Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said mango...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago....
07:17, 05/16/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public endorsement of his controversial rule....
14:17, 05/14/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
09:51, 07/18/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of sedition and libel....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
10:34, 07/16/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
05:34, 07/05/2019

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Dutch to seek clarification from Philippines on death of hostage Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Friday he would seek clarification from the Philippines on the killing of a Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the country since 2012....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
11:17, 05/31/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
09:34, 05/31/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
06:00, 07/12/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
19:17, 05/31/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:17, 06/01/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines's Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
16:17, 08/14/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
12:34, 07/13/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their own hands....
18:17, 08/14/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
19:51, 07/13/2019

10-Year-Old Snatched From Boat, Eaten By Crocodile In Philippines A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday....
22:51, 08/14/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:51, 06/06/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
11:51, 07/08/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through on its threat to send 1,500 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish back on a boat to Canada, ending a six...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada, one of two Southeast Asian countries which have protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations...
03:00, 05/31/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
10:34, 06/08/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
08:34, 05/11/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
17:00, 05/10/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
20:34, 07/15/2019

Philippines warns of 'unfriendly' greeting for uninvited warships Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned of "unfriendly" treatment for foreign ships traveling in the country's territorial waters without permission, in a rare swipe at China's use of warships just a few miles off Manila's coast....
11:51, 08/20/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least six people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside for their safety....
05:51, 07/27/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
09:51, 07/10/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
07:51, 05/01/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:17, 05/23/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that critics say are designed...
10:34, 07/09/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my mind." This is Biden's first trip to New Hampshire ...
22:34, 05/15/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
14:51, 05/23/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Rust Belt towns that sent him to the White House in ...
06:51, 08/14/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Trump and Macron originally planted the European ses...
06:51, 06/13/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for America created the blueprint for “self-reliance.”...
17:51, 07/31/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
12:17, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that he could impose tariffs of 25%, ...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, its president and CEO said on Thursday....
13:00, 05/30/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate could insulate him from legal action....
09:17, 05/17/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines’s restive south, which Islamic State claimed ...
16:51, 06/29/2019

Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found The announcement came days after President Rodrigo Duterte responded angrily to reports that a Filipino domestic worker had been found in a freezer in the gulf state....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diplomatic furor between Ottawa and Manila....
20:34, 06/29/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte....
06:00, 05/31/2019

Duterte drug war ally and Marcos daughter set for Philippines seats Loyalists’ victories in midterm elections will hand populist president more power The architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almost certainly won a senate seat in the country’s midterm elections, p...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
05:00, 07/27/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detected a rise in pig deaths in some areas....
14:51, 08/19/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
09:00, 05/16/2019

Philippines' Duterte defends China gambit in annual address Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday, insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation, but an avoidance of conflict....
15:34, 07/22/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
15:34, 05/31/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "polit...
05:34, 07/09/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippines years ago....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of......
12:17, 06/28/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the incident prompts condemnation from critics who say he...
18:00, 07/12/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippines boat plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to 7 years in prison...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
21:17, 07/01/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
12:34, 05/23/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
16:51, 06/08/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:51, 06/07/2019

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. The agency said Health Secretary Francisco Duque III made the declaration to improve the r...
08:51, 08/07/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
09:51, 07/15/2019

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted previous mass shootings and referenced the “Hispanic invasion of Texas,” the link between real-world ...
00:51, 08/09/2019

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
04:17, 05/08/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
03:00, 05/08/2019

BRIEF-Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger, Greg Abel answer questions at Berkshire annual meeting; board is elected Buffett says it is good if fannie mae and freddie mac are authorized to do more lending against manufactured homes Buffett says we would love to put more money into the united kingdom Buffett says we are hoping for a deal in the uk an europe regardle...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
05:51, 07/25/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buying Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in overseas expansion Jollibee Foods Corp , Philippines' largest food service network operator, is buying U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of an expansion outside its home market....
14:34, 07/24/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
21:00, 07/05/2019

American Volunteer Branded ‘Enemy of State’ and Shot Outside His Home in the Philippines An American human rights volunteer is reportedly in critical condition after he was shot four times in the Philippines. Brandon Lee, 37, was attacked outside his home in Ifugao province in the northern Philippines on Tuesday after he was called an &#...
23:51, 08/08/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel trial against the editor of Rappler, a Philippine news site critical of the regime of President Rodrigo ...
15:51, 07/23/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, following allegations that the site’s no-exceptions embrace of free speech has made it a platform for far-r...
15:17, 08/08/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
20:34, 07/17/2019

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American human rights volunteer tagged an “enemy of the state” on social media in the Philippines has been shot f...
07:17, 08/08/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthodox styl...
04:51, 05/13/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
07:51, 06/14/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:34, 05/31/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
08:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the country's dependence on coal....
15:17, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
14:51, 05/30/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
12:00, 06/22/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
08:51, 06/22/2019

Traveler captures the beauty of crystal clear water in Philippines lake A traveler captured the blue-green color of Barracuda Lake, revealing the ominous-looking vast space of empty water.       ...
15:51, 08/16/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have started voting in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal c...
07:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines' Jollibee buys Coffee Bean for $100 million in overseas push Philippines' Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC) , a major Asian fast-food operator, said on Wednesday it had agreed to acquire U.S. brand Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (CBTL) for $100 million as part of its rapid expansion outside its home market....
11:34, 07/24/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
17:34, 06/29/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as col...
16:34, 07/05/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines early Saturday, terrifying locals and sparking an urgent search of collapsed......
09:17, 07/27/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 years ago....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been reported since January alone. ...
21:17, 08/06/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's beaches....
06:00, 04/30/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
18:51, 07/08/2019

Husband, wife who underwent deradicalization program behind bombing of Philippines cathedral: police An Indonesian husband and wife who had taken part of a government-sponsored deradicalization program are believed to be the masterminds behind a suicide bombing of a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines earlier this year that killed m...
19:00, 07/24/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy sa...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Broken promise: Philippines Duterte vetoes bill on short-term contracts Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has vetoed a measure that would have ended companies' practice of hiring workers on short-term contracts, his spokesman said on Friday, reneging on a campaign promise that helped put him in office....
12:34, 07/26/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshenko’s 24.4%....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
11:17, 06/01/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of people. ...
20:17, 06/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippin...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardline positions, including building new coal-fired po...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
07:34, 06/01/2019

Donald Trump tweets: 'I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected' Donald Trump today said Russia helped get him elected as US president, as he launched into a tirade labelling Robert Mueller's investigation into claims of collusion "Presidential Harassment."...
17:34, 05/30/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
11:17, 07/13/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on murder sprees, is only having its troubles get worse.Read more......
06:17, 08/07/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement issued by a group of her fellow experts on Wednes...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such content should remain online — and protect the firms’ reputations....
08:51, 07/25/2019

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. A manifesto said to be from the shooting suspect appeared beforehand on an anonymous web fo...
01:51, 08/06/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
22:34, 05/31/2019

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pressure builds on President Rodrigo Duterte to take a tougher line....
12:00, 06/15/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
02:34, 07/13/2019

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that he used to be gay but "cured" himself by marrying beautiful women draws outrage from a human rights group.        ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

What to know about MS in children Multiple sclerosis in children can cause weakness, tremors, and muscle spasms, among other symptoms, which treatments can reduce. Learn more about multiple sclerosis in children here....
07:00, 06/14/2019

What Children Remember From the War Svetlana Alexievich’s newly translated oral history, “Last Witnesses,” presents the recollections of Russians who experienced World War II as children....
12:00, 07/13/2019

How YouTube Is Endangering Children A New York Times report has found that YouTube’s algorithm has built what journalist Max Fisher describes as “a vast audience—maybe unprecedented—for child sexual exploitation.” It has done so by suggesting home movies of semi-nude kids to viewers wh...
01:17, 06/04/2019

This is the age children are ready for their first cellphone American children are ready for their first cellphone at age 12, according to new research. And by this age, they should already be packing their own lunch, walking to and from the bus stop and completing school projects independently....
00:34, 05/03/2019

What children around the world eat – in pictures Photographer Gregg Segal travelled the world to document children and the food they eat in a week. Partly inspired by the increasing problems of childhood obesity, he tracked traditional regional diets as yet unaffected by globalisation, and ironical...
11:51, 07/02/2019

Boy calls 911 while locked in hot car with 6 other children WALDORF, Md. — A boy called 911 to report that he and six other children had been left in a car in Maryland with the windows rolled up and the motor not running. The Charles County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets that the children ranged in...
15:51, 05/13/2019

The Inuit don't shout at their children – so why do we? The western idea that rage is an emotion that needs to be set free is not universally sharedLast December, in search of parenting wisdom, the NPR science reporter Michaeleen Doucleff headed to the Arctic. She’d read the work of the anthropologist Jea...
16:51, 05/12/2019

Why this 7-year-old can't go anywhere near unvaccinated children When his daughter Angela was gravely ill, Nicola Pomaro made her a solemn promise: If she recovered, he would do all he could to help her live life to the full....
12:34, 06/26/2019

Ramirez children still missing 1 yr later TUCSON – It has been a year since Luis Jr. and Kahmila Ramirez were kidnapped by their biological parents during a supervised visit. The Department of Child Services contract employee was tied to a tree and tased.  Tucson police say Luis Sr. and Andr...
12:17, 05/21/2019

The best coding kits for children If you want to try to get your kid into coding as young as possible, then Cubetto is the best place to start. It's appropriate for children as young as three -- which is largely because it strips the concept of programming down to its absolute b...
18:51, 06/12/2019

How neo-Nazis bring up their children A new documentary dives deep into the far-right scene: "Kleine Germanen" explores how parents indoctrinate their children with their extremist ideology. There are some 20,000 kids affected by the phenomenon....
12:34, 05/08/2019

‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and has lived in beta limbo for a long time. Last month, Thatgamecompany said Sky would arrive on July 11t...
22:51, 07/19/2019

When to cut off financial help to adult children Knowing when to withdraw support can be hard, and a recent survey found that 51 percent of Americans are sacrificing their retirement savings to free up money to assist their adult children....
06:51, 05/04/2019

Get Excited, Children! It Is Cigarettes! Children, we have wonderful news! It is cigarettes! Mmm mmm, cigarettes. The best treat there is! Go ahead and help yourselves, children—we won’t tell....
21:17, 08/05/2019

Keeping the Fun in Children’s Sports “The evidence shows that what makes sports really fun for kids is trying hard, making progress, being a good sport, experiencing positive coaching,” a doctor of sports medicine said....
13:00, 07/01/2019

900 children taken away from vigilante group in Nigeria Authorities say nearly 900 children who were enlisted in a civilian defense militia in northeastern Nigeria have been officially separated from the group in accordance with a U.N. accord....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Are smart speakers really safe for children? Smart speakers with A.I. assistants are constantly listening to the world around them, waiting for commands while soaking in whatever dialogue is within earshot—some of which is actually screened by employees at Google and Amazon. Unfortu...
02:34, 07/23/2019

Thatgamecompany’s Sky: Children of the Light launches on iOS Thatgamecompany the award-winning studio behind the memorable PlayStation 3 game Journey, has launched its long-awaited Sky: Children of the Light.Read More...
05:51, 07/19/2019

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civili...
03:17, 07/08/2019

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
08:51, 07/24/2019

Should I tell my children their late father had an affair? The big question you have to ask is, what do you hope to achieve by telling them? There are other people you can talk to, says Annalisa BarbieriAfter a long marriage, my husband passed away suddenly some time ago. What my children don’t know is that,...
16:34, 07/05/2019

NC man drowns after rescuing children at beach WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (WRAL) — A Durham man died while trying to rescue children in the water off Wrightsville Beach on Sunday. According to town officials, emergency workers were unable to resuscitate 35-year-old Johnny Lee Vann Jr. after he was ...
19:34, 07/17/2019

Women without children: ‘I don’t want to be pitied – I’m really happy' Some have chosen not to have a baby, others can’t, or have lost them: five women talk frankly about being childfreeI grew up in a single-parent family: my mother raised four girls on her own. I watched her struggle and from an early age I knew I didn...
09:34, 05/18/2019

W.H.O. Says Limited or No Screen Time for Children Under 5 Infants under 1 year old should not be exposed to electronic screens, and children between the ages of 2 and 4 should not have more than one daily hour of “sedentary screen time,” the agency said Wednesday....
20:17, 04/28/2019

How to prepare children for the jobs of the future Today's classroom is a far cry from the traditional image of locker desks, chalkboards and pencils. With education expected to prepare children for a fast-changing digital workplace, technology-led learning is becoming the norm and kids may be coding...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Prince Harry Reveals How Many Children He Wants To Have For Prince Harry, fatherhood has been an enriching experience and the Duke of Sussex recently admitted that he and his wife Meghan know exactly how many children they want to have....
10:51, 07/31/2019

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restric...
04:17, 06/01/2019

How to prepare children for jobs of the future Today's classroom is a far cry from the traditional image of locker desks, chalkboards and pencils. With education expected to prepare children for a fast-changing digital workplace, technology-led learning is becoming the norm and kids may be coding...
06:51, 08/06/2019

Woods: My children associated golf with pain – until now "Tiger Woods has spoken exclusively to GOLFTV about the immense pride he felt in sharing the joy of a Masters win with his children, and insists he will do all he can to chase down Jack Nicklaus’ major record."...
14:34, 05/01/2019

After ICE raids, some children still are without a parent, official says Some children whose parents were detained in immigration raids in Mississippi last week still do not have at least one parent with them, a Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services spokeswoman said Thursday....
08:17, 08/17/2019

More than 100 children die in India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — An encephalitis outbreak has killed more than 100 children in India’s eastern state of Bihar. Authorities say 106 children have died and 437 others between the ages of 4 and 10 are being treated in hospitals in Muzaffarpur d...
15:34, 06/18/2019

Should children wear fitness trackers? Fitness trackers have been around for years, but only recently have they been engineered for children with kid-friendly designs and a simpler set of features. Garmin was one of the first big tech names to release the Vivofit Jr for kids back in ...
12:00, 06/09/2019

US Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His 5 Children A South Carolina man was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering his five children after he confessed to killing them at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several......
11:17, 06/05/2019

My husband and I want to restore our sex life but I don’t want more children After having two children, we’re exhausted all the time and postnatal depression has left me with zero sex driveMy husband and I are really struggling to get our sex life back on track after having two children. We’re both exhausted all the time and,...
09:00, 06/04/2019

I don’t want children but my boyfriend isn’t sure yet – are we heading for trouble? He wants us to stay together for now, but is a breakup inevitable if he does decide he wants children?I’m a 31-year-old woman, and my boyfriend of two years is 32. We live together and are very much in love. Everything about our relationship is wonde...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Used Needles Likely Cause Of HIV Outbreak Among Children In Pakistan Health authorities here are scrambling to control an HIV outbreak in the country's south after the virus was diagnosed in about 700 people, most of them children, in recent weeks....
05:51, 06/07/2019

What's the Difference Between Children's and Infants' Tylenol? If you’ve ever had to buy pain relievers for a little one, you’ve probably noticed that there are separate bottles of “Children’s” and “Infants’” products. In the case of acetaminophen (Tylenol), the contents of the bottles are the same....
23:34, 05/28/2019

Police: Man, 2 children die in crash on Interstate 65 BONNIEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police say a man and two children from North Carolina have died in a crash on Interstate 65. News outlets report police said in a statement that the crash happened Saturday night in Hart County near Bonnieville....
20:00, 05/26/2019

Venezuelan children with cancer die, and accusations fly CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The deaths of several cancer-stricken Venezuelan children who were awaiting bone marrow transplants have ignited a bitter dispute between the government and opponents over who is to blame. Several dozen people protested this...
17:51, 05/28/2019

| US to allow indefinite detention of migrant children - DHS US President Donald Trump's administration announced that it would remove tough legal limits on how long migrant children can be detained as part of its broader crackdown on undocumented immigrants....
02:34, 08/22/2019

Children’s Peace garden vandalized TUCSON – The Children’s Peace Garden at Manuel Herrera Jr. Park is a place that was built for local children to come and find comfort. Monday, the garden was trashed by vandals. Pots and plants smashed, benches turned over and graffiti on...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
07:17, 06/01/2019

All You Need To Know About LIC New Children's Money Back Plan LIC policy: The LIC New Children's Money Back Plan can be purchased by any parent or grandparent for a child up to 12 years in age, for a minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. This LIC policy does not......
10:34, 05/21/2019

UN: 115 million men and boys were married as children New research by the United Nations’ children’s arm estimates 115 million men and boys around the world were married as children, and 23 million of them wed before age 15...
23:00, 06/07/2019

The 14-year-old Peruvian who set up a bank for children José Adolfo Quisocala teaches poor children how to save and to earn money by recyclingHe is a Peruvian banker who encourages schoolchildren to save, and offers his 2,000 customers cash for recycling plastic waste. But the really remarkable thing abou...
08:17, 05/31/2019

Jia Tolentino Wants You to Read Children’s Books “A really good middle-grade novel,” says the New Yorker essayist, whose debut collection is “Trick Mirror,” “will supersede a lot of contemporary fiction in terms of economy, lucidity and grace.”...
23:17, 08/01/2019

A is for Activist: why children’s books are getting political Children’s literature is seeing a ‘seismic shift’ in diversity as authors say they want to make sure children of color see themselves representedSeveral years ago, Susan Darraj’s 10-year-old daughter came to her with a question: “How come none of the...
15:17, 05/02/2019

3 Children Among 4 Killed After Train Smashes Into Their Car In France Three children and an adult were killed when a train smashed into their car Monday at a level crossing in eastern France, the mayor of the town said....
17:00, 07/15/2019

Dodgeball is not oppressing our children, it is teaching them life Dodgeball is about becoming an adult, it's good exercise, and it teaches our kids how to be tough. Calling it oppression reflects America's decline.        ...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Celebrity parents with famous musician children 24/7 Tempo has identified 20 celebrities with famous musician children, because the apple doesn't fall far from the musical tree, right?        ...
20:17, 06/07/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedi...
10:51, 06/09/2019

Suicides spiked among children following ’13 Reasons Why,’ says study 'The creators of the series intentionally portrayed the suicide of the main character. It was a very graphic depiction of the suicide death,' which can trigger suicidal behaviour, Jeff Bridge said....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Pakistan Grapples With Unprecedented HIV Infections in Children When a doctor sounded alarm bells about children mysteriously testing positive for HIV, health officials decided to offer screening to his entire town. What they found, the World Health Organization said, was unprecedented....
15:51, 06/09/2019

Car Ploughs Into Young Children In Japan, Killing Two A car ploughed into a group of kindergarten children in western Japan's Shiga region on Wednesday, killing two toddlers and injuring others, police said....
10:17, 05/08/2019

Mom of slain children asks for mercy on ex-husband The mother of five children who were killed by their father stunned a South Carolina courtroom Tuesday by asking the jury to spare her ex-husband's life. (June 12)        ...
18:17, 06/12/2019

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
08:00, 06/12/2019

At Least 50 Children Injured In Taliban Attack On Kabul At least 50 children were among nearly 100 people wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Kabul housing military and government buildings, officials said....
17:34, 07/01/2019

'Mom, is it bad to be brown and Jewish?': how to talk to your children about race Since Trump’s rise to power, writer Mira Jacob has faced increasingly difficult questions from her young sonIt started with Michael Jackson. It was 2014, and Mira Jacob’s six-year-old son Z had moved on from being obsessed with Freddie Mercury (“He d...
08:00, 06/08/2019

Mom shares experience of raising intersex children OGDEN, Utah — When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then doctors said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was exactly right. The blue-eyed baby was interse...
13:51, 06/11/2019

HIV infects over 400 Pakistani children; doctor accused More 400 children have been diagnosed with HIV in a Pakistani town as several families accuse a local doctor of spreading the virus through tainted syringes....
06:34, 05/22/2019

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychees Dozens of children have died from acute encephalitis in the past 10 days, say health officialsAt least 31 children have died in northern India in the past 10 days from a brain disease believed to be linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, ...
07:51, 06/13/2019

"Picked As Many As Possible": Soldier Who Saved Children From US Shooting An off-duty soldier who was at the Texas mall near Saturday's deadly mass shooting was hailed as a hero after recounting how he and another man tried to carry children to safety. Army Specialist......
21:51, 08/04/2019

‘Where do babies come from?’ How to answer children’s 10 most vexing questions Parents are queried as many as 55 times a day by their kids in the school holidays, a survey says. Here are some considered responses to the most popular lines of inquiryParents are asked as many as 55 questions a day by their children over the schoo...
19:17, 08/05/2019

Russian 'spy whale' may have provided therapy for children The tame beluga whale which appeared in Norwegian waters may have previously served as a child therapy animal in Russia, according to Fiskeribladet. There had been media speculation that the whale was a Russian navy spy....
20:17, 05/08/2019

Is being tickled good for you? Why does one of my children love it but the other hates it? Post your answers – and new questions – below or email them to nq@theguardian.comIs being tickled good for you? Why does one of my children love being tickled, while the other hates it? It sounds like my tickle-loving child is being tortured, but she...
07:17, 07/16/2019

Car hits 13 children, kills 2 in western Japan A car has slammed into a group of 16 mostly kindergarten children who were strolling on a sidewalk in the lakeside city of Otsu in western Japan, leaving two dead...
08:51, 05/08/2019

US immigration raids leave children without parents Nearly half of the 680 people detained in the largest US immigration raid in a decade have been released pending deportation trials. Teachers have described the "devastation" of children left home alone after the raids....
04:17, 08/09/2019

Couple gives birth to children that were not theirs due to IVF 'unimaginable mishap' A couple in New York gave birth to twin boys in March that were not genetically theirs after being implanted with the wrong embryos by a California fertility clinic....
18:17, 07/08/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
18:34, 07/12/2019

One Day I’ll Tell My Children About My Mother’s Death. Until Then, I’ll Show Them How She Lived When Marisa Bardach Ramel was 17, her mother Sally Bardach was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The pair decided to write a book together about their experiences as they faced down the encroaching reality of saying goodbye. Seventeen years f...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Why do parents forget their children in parked, hot cars? A 2-year-old child was found dead inside a parked car in Kansas on Sunday — marking the ninth such death in the country in the three-week span since a New York dad made national headlines for accidentally leaving his twins in a hot car for hours....
21:51, 08/16/2019

Motel owner charged with abusing 3 children Court documents indicate a Maine motel owner accused of abusing three children bound a 6-year-old girl and hung her upside down from a hook as punishment....
15:17, 05/31/2019

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
05:17, 07/12/2019

Children 'whitening skin to avoid racism' Children as young as 10 are whitening their faces to avoid being subjected to racist abuse in Britain, a child protection group has warned, as police struggle to stem a rising tide of hate crimes against minors....
18:00, 05/30/2019

Children among 15 injured in stabbing in Japan park: NHK Fifteen people, including eight primary school children, were injured in a suspected stabbing by a man in a park just outside Tokyo on Tuesday morning, national broadcaster NHK reported....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Facebook and Instagram may have to remove like buttons for UK children The like function on Facebook and Instagram could be removed and privacy settings set to max for UK children under new proposed social media guidelines...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Men who have children later in life may prime their kids for longevity Older dads may change the chromosomes in their sperm so that their children will be able to live longer lives – a phenomenon similar to Lamarckian evolution...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, whi...
09:51, 07/10/2019

US government to allow indefinite detention of migrant children The US Department of Homeland Security said it intends to scrap a rule that prohibited the detention of migrant children for more than 20 days. The step is expected to be challenged in court....
21:00, 08/21/2019

Bronx dad arrested for allegedly trying to kill his children A Bronx dad was arrested for trying to kill his son and daughter by slitting their throats with a knife, police and sources said Wednesday. Carlos Camilo allegedly attacked his 12-year-old son and 18-year-old daughter around 11 p.m. Tuesday after his...
23:34, 05/29/2019

Will Do Our Bit To Save Water: Children, Teachers After PM's Appeal For many children and teachers who participated in the Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort on Thursday, the most important takeaway from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech was the message......
16:17, 08/15/2019

4 Your Health: Reducing impulsive behavior in children Many patients are not being honest with their doctor. Researchers studied the survey responses from over 4,500 people. Roughly half said they did not tell their doctor if they were experiencing life-threatening issues. This included being a sexual as...
04:51, 08/15/2019

Use a Book in Place of a Children's Birthday Card When it comes time to open a birthday gift, kids care about the card as much as they care about the nutritional values on the side of their box of Cap’n Crunch. It usually gets tossed aside, the message lost in a mountain of discarded wrapping paper....
10:00, 06/01/2019

Children drive 600 miles before police stop them Four children in Australia got into one of their parents' car and drove for more than 600 miles (around 1,000km) before being stopped by police the following day....
13:51, 07/15/2019

Art exhibit showcases migrant children’s journey TUCSON — Thousands of children seeking asylum have taken shelter at the Benedictine Monastery this year. The journey to the United States can take a mental and emotional toll, especially for the children involved. Volunteers at the shelter have been ...
10:34, 07/15/2019

You Shouldn't Need Photos of Sobbing And Terrified Children On Wednesday, Immigrations and Custom Enforcement raided food processing plants in Mississippi and arrested 680 people who were working without documentation. Immediately, journalists rightly sprang into action. It was the first day of school and chi...
07:17, 08/09/2019

4 Children Take Stolen Car On 1,000-Km Trip Across Australian Outback Four children took a stolen four-wheel drive on a 1,000-kilometre (620-mile) road trip across the Australian outback before being nabbed by police, officials said Monday....
09:34, 07/15/2019

Gab founder says users fed up with Big Tech treating them 'like children' The founder of Gab.com said activity on the social network, criticized as a far-right haven, has soared because of users riled by censorship on larger Silicon Valley platforms....
08:17, 08/09/2019

7 Children Killed In Landmine Blast In Afghanistan A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war ordnance again claimed civilian lives....
05:17, 05/12/2019

Weight Watchers eyes a new clientele: Children Some Weight Watchers loyalists applaud Kurbo by WW. But nutritionists worry Kurbo promotes an unhealthy relationship with food during an especially impressionable time....
18:17, 08/17/2019

Five children killed in Pennsylvania day care fire ERIE, Pa. — Authorities say a morning fire in Pennsylvania claimed the lives of five children and sent another person to the hospital. In a Facebook post, city officials said that firefighters responding to a structure fire shortly after 1:00 a.m. fo...
00:17, 08/13/2019

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
20:51, 05/23/2019

Netflix acquires StoryBots children’s brand Netflix has acquired StoryBots, the children's educational brand created by Gregg and Evan Spiridellis, the founders of JibJab. The Spiridellis have entered into a deal with Netflix to expand the StoryBot brand into new areas, including a series...
19:51, 05/09/2019

Fire At Pennsylvania Daycare In US Kills Five Children Authorities on Monday were investigating the cause of a fire that swept through a home daycare in Erie, Pennsylvania, killing five children trapped inside....
04:17, 08/13/2019

Human trafficking victims mostly underage children from within the US The dark trade of human trafficking – in which people are traded or sold for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation -- has been a persistent problem across major cities and idyllic rural communities in the United States for decades....
04:34, 05/12/2019

One Bomb. 11 Children Killed. And the Evidence That Implicates the U.S. A woman and 11 children were killed in an airstrike on a home in Afghanistan last fall. We spoke to the father who was left to search for answers. The United States initially said it was not involved, but after our visual investigation, it changed it...
08:17, 06/03/2019

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Prince William: I’d be absolutely fine if my children were gay But he voices concern about persecution they may face if they came out as gay or lesbianThe Duke of Cambridge has said he worries about the pressures his children may face if in future they came out as gay or lesbian.Prince William said he would be “...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Parents have unrealistic expectations for children becoming stars Many parents unrealistically believe their child has what it takes to become a superstar. As parents and their kids gear up for summer activities a news study reveals how some moms and dads have unrealistic expectations for their budding superstars...
01:17, 05/04/2019

Four children killed in attack on Yemen market Four children were among 14 civilians killed in an airstrike on Al-Thabet market in Yemen's northern Saada province on Monday, according to Houthi authorities, amid conflicting reports of what happened....
23:17, 07/30/2019

100 Children Die Of Encephalitis In 16 Days In Bihar's Muzaffarpur Hundred children have died due to encephalitis in Bihar's Muzaffarpur in the last 16 days. Nearly 300 children have been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital....
10:34, 06/17/2019

ACLU Says Nearly 1,000 Children Have Been Taken From Their Parents in the Past Year The Trump administration has stolen almost 1,000 children from their parents since a judge ordered them to stop the cruel, racist practice, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. According to a court filing in U.S. District Court in San Die...
06:17, 07/31/2019

The charity keeping children off the streets by teaching them to ski A charity which teaches inner city youngsters from deprived communities how to ski is aiming to recruit a record number of teenagers onto this year's snow sports programme....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Pakistan struggling to eradicate malnutrition in children Despite abundance of food, child malnutrition is rife in Pakistan. Four in 10 children under five years of age are stunted in the country, according to a government survey....
18:34, 06/21/2019

AI can detect depression in children’s speech: study Artificial Intelligence could soon be used to spot signs of depression in humans who are too young to articulate their emotions. While experts estimate approximately one in five children suffer from “internalizing disorders” such as anxiety and depre...
00:34, 05/08/2019

America’s Failure of Indigenous Children Is By Design Indigenous invisibility has long been the norm in the United States. This isn’t news to people from these communities, nor is it specific to this topic, so apologies to fellow Native readers for retreading painful ground. But it’s clear that the rest...
22:00, 05/17/2019

The Kidnapped Yazidi Children Who Don't Want To Be Rescued From ISIS Accounts of the wrenching scene, given by both Rasho and the girls, point to a new challenge confronting members of the Yazidi community as they try to trace nearly 3,000 Yazidis who remain......
19:51, 06/14/2019

20 More Children Die In Bihar's Muzaffarpur, Encephalitis Deaths Near 100 The deadly Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has claimed the lives of twenty more children in just a day, taking the number of deaths to 93 in June alone in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. As the state grapples with......
20:17, 06/16/2019

More than 1 million children affected by Mozambique cyclones PEMBA, Mozambique — Isabella Mussa has not set foot in a classroom or read a book for the past week. For the 13-year-old, displaced by a deadly cyclone in northern Mozambique, it feels like a lifetime. Yet she is called one of the lucky ones. More th...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the Ho...
15:00, 06/28/2019

"Absolutely Fine By Me" If Children Came Out As Gay: Prince William Britain's Prince William said Wednesday it would be "fine by me" if his children came out as homosexual, but worried about the pressures it could place on them....
23:17, 06/26/2019

Prince William says he'd 'fully support' his children if they were gay The father of three made the comment on Wednesday while visiting the Albert Kennedy Trust, a nonprofit organization in London that works with LGBTQ youth who are homeless or living in hostile environments, according to the BBC. ...
00:00, 06/27/2019