Worldwide


Zika detected in urine, saliva: top Brazilian researchers Zika detected in urine, saliva: top Brazilian researchers
- February 08, 2016

Zika is transmitted from infected mosquitoes to people, from infected pregnant mothers to babies and possibly through sexual activity. Active Zika virus has been detected in saliva and urine, a Brazilian public health institute said Friday, posing new questions for researchers trying to understand how the virus could spread. (more...)
Trump would push waterboarding, does not see NH as must-win Trump would push waterboarding, does not see NH as must-win
- February 08, 2016

Marco Rubio headed into the latest Republican debate ready for an onslaught of attacks about his experience and preparedness from a trio of rivals whose performance in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday will be critical to their White House hopes. (more...)
Brazilian lab detects Zika in saliva, urine Brazilian lab detects Zika in saliva, urine
- February 08, 2016

It focused on ways to control the mosquito population spreading the virus, though reports of a United States patient catching the disease by having sex fuelled fears that it will not be easy to contain. CDC issued a travel advisory last month telling pregnant women to stay away from countries where Zika is circulating. The woman, whot is not pregnant, is ill but expected to recover. (more...)
National poll: Sanders and Clinton neck-and-neck
- February 06, 2016

Her response had the tone of a disappointed mother, but the questions Sanders has raised about her ties to Wall Street are legitimate. He did it because he was a "responsible president", she said. However, his lack of dedicated foreign policies has been his biggest shortcoming this election, and his only defense when asked about foreign policy is that he voted against Iraq. (more...)
Clinton acknowledges lack of support in NH, but pushes forward Clinton acknowledges lack of support in NH, but pushes forward
- February 06, 2016

According to the Clinton surrogate , the two Democratic candidates should be talking about the "issues", adding that he believes it is a "mistake" for Sanders to attack Clinton's integrity. Fifty-six percent of participants had an unfavorable view of Clinton , compared to 39 percent who viewed her favorably. Clinton and Sanders clashed numerous times during the debate, most notably in a heated moment regarding Sanders' portrayal of Clinton as being in the pocket of ... (more...)
Fight is ready for ground troops in Syria against IS: Saudi Arabia Fight is ready for ground troops in Syria against IS: Saudi Arabia
- February 05, 2016

The pledge came after two suicide bomb attacks targeting a Shiite mosque in the Kingdom late last month that killed two people, and injured seven more. In November, the United Arab Emirates said it was ready to commit ground troops against jihadists in Syria. The United Nations backed a Saudi-led resolution on Friday to support Yemen in setting up a national inquiry into human rights violations, having ditched an attempt led by the Netherlands to mandate an independent U.N. (more...)