Tuesday, 20 November 2018

World

11/21/2018 - 00:26

Romaine lettuce has been linked to an outbreak of E. coli in the US and Canada, health officials say.

At least 32 people have been sickened in the US, with 13 taken to hospital, while another 18 people have been stricken in Canada.

US officials said consumers, restaurants and retailers should throw away all kinds of romaine lettuce.

11/21/2018 - 00:23

Interpol has elected South Korean Kim Jong-yang as its president, rejecting the Russian frontrunner who had been accused of abusing the international police body's arrest warrant system.

11/21/2018 - 00:20

A US judge in the state of Mississippi has overturned an abortion ban that would have prevented women from getting abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Republican Governor Phil Bryant enacted the ban in March, but the law was temporarily blocked in a lawsuit filed by the state's last abortion clinic.

11/15/2018 - 03:09

US President Donald Trump's tweets mocking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron were inappropriate and showed a lack of "common decency", France says.

On Tuesday, Mr Trump attacked Mr Macron over nationalism, plans for a European army and the French leader's ratings.

11/12/2018 - 11:45

Donald Trump has said Florida's election recounts should be called in favour of Republicans as "an honest vote count is no longer possible".

A recount is under way for the governor and senate races as both have fallen within a margin of 0.5%, triggering the recount in accordance with Florida law.

Mr Trump and Republicans have claimed voter fraud without offering evidence.

11/06/2018 - 08:08

Americans are voting in nationwide elections that are being seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency.

Polling stations opened at 06:00 (11:00 GMT) on the East Coast, as Republicans and Democrats battle for control of the two houses of Congress.

Governor posts and seats in state legislatures are also up for grabs.

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