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(BBC) — More than 200 people have now died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to health officials. About half the victims were from Beni, a city of 800,000 in the North Kivu region, the national health authority said. A vaccination programme has so far inoculated about 25,000 ...

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(BBC) — The death toll in the wildfires raging through California has risen to 25, according to officials. This comes after 14 more bodies were discovered in or near the decimated town of Paradise in the state’s north, bringing the number of confirmed dead there to 23. Two more people were killed in the south, ...

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(AFP) — Florida authorities on Saturday ordered a state-wide recount in the contentious races for US Senate and governor, amid tit-for-tat accusations of fraud from the candidates — plunging the state once again into election uncertainty. Eighteen years after the Sunshine State found itself at the heart of a battle for the US presidency; it ...

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(SNO) — At least four males are nursing injuries after a landslide came down on a “crowded shop”in the community of Millet on Saturday evening (Nov. 10), according to eyewitness and official reports. Heavy rains in the area likely triggered the landslide, residents have told St. Lucia News Online. The incident occurred about 7:15 p.m. ...

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(JAMAICA OBSERVER) — The Old Harbour police in St Catherine are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man, whose body was found in a container at an industrial facility in the parish yesterday. The dead man, who remains unidentified, is believed to be about 50-years-old, is of dark complexion, medium built and was ...

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(SNO) — Heavy flooding has been reported across Dominica on Saturday as heavy rains associated with a trough system continue to lash the island. Flooding has been reported at the island’s main airport and the north of the island. Reports are that the northern part of the island has been cut off since a bridge ...

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(CMC) – West Indies defeated Bangladesh by 60 runs, in their opening match of the ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup at the Guyana National Stadium here Friday night. Scores: WEST INDIES 106 for eight off 20 overs (Kycia Knight 32, Stafanie Taylor 29; Jahanara Alam 3-23, Rumana Ahmed 2-16) BANGLADESH 46 off 14.4 overs (Deandra ...

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(CMC) – Australia’s top three batters all made significant contributions as they easily defeated Pakistan by 52 runs to make a winning start to their ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup campaign. After winning the toss and electing to bat first, Australia posted a competitive 165 for five off 20 overs, with openers Alyssa Healy and ...

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(CMC) – Harmanpreet Kaur smashed the first ever century by an Indian women in T20 internationals to help her side crush New Zealand and open their CC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup campaign on a winning note. Kaur pummelled the New Zealand bowling attack on her way to scoring 103 from just 51 balls, as India ...

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