Gaza’s drinking water spurs blue baby syndrome, serious illnesses

Gaza’s drinking water spurs blue baby syndrome, serious illnesses

This article is the first of a two-part series on Gaza’s water crisis. The second, which examines solutions to Gaza’s water and health catastrophe, will be published on Tuesday, October 30. Gaza - The unshaven doctor with circles under his eyes enters the children's ward at Al Nassar hospital in Gaza City. It's a Thursday evening, almost…
9 hours of ‘Executive Time’: Trump’s unstructured days define his presidency

9 hours of ‘Executive Time’: Trump’s unstructured days define his presidency

As a freewheeling president in one of the world’s most regimented jobs, Donald Trump appears to be redefining the nature of the role. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo White House The president’s schedule shows huge swaths of his day unplanned, allowing his whims and momentary interests to drive White House business. By ELIANA JOHNSON and DANIEL…
Sri Lanka: Warnings of ‘bloodbath’ as political tensions rise

Sri Lanka: Warnings of ‘bloodbath’ as political tensions rise

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The speaker of Sri Lanka's parliament has warned the country's political crisis could devolve into a "bloodbath" unless President Maithripala Sirisena reconvened parliament to let lawmakers resolve his power struggle with a sacked prime minister. The warning on Monday came as legislators loyal to ousted Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe called on…
Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party chair: sources

Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party chair: sources

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told leaders of her Christian Democrats (CDU) that she will not seek re-election as party chairwoman at a conference in early December, a senior party source said on Monday. Merkel, 64, has been CDU chairwoman since 2000 and giving up the role would start a race within the party to…
Avenatti quietly builds 2020 machine

Avenatti quietly builds 2020 machine

Over the past 60 days, Michael Avenatti says he’s spoken with at least 20 Democratic superdelegates. | David McNew/Getty Images Elections With the help of a group of veteran Democratic advisers, the attorney for Stormy Daniels is deep into presidential campaign planning. By NATASHA KORECKI 10/29/2018 05:02 AM EDT LOS ANGELES — Michael Avenatti has…
Man Utd 2-1 Everton: Why Marcus Rashford needs a run at centre-forward – Alan Shearer

Man Utd 2-1 Everton: Why Marcus Rashford needs a run at centre-forward – Alan...

He did not exactly sparkle against Everton, managing only one shot at goal in his 65 minutes on the pitch, but I still think Marcus Rashford deserves to keep his place leading Manchester United's attack. I would love to see that happen. Rashford has clearly got huge ability and has a big future for club…