DHAKA/GUWAHATI, July 18:  One of Bangladesh’s main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states.

LOS ANGELES, July 18: Netflix Inc said on Wednesday it lost U.S. streaming customers for the first time in eight years and missed targets for new subscribers overseas.

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

Published On: July 18, 2019 02:18 PM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, July 18: The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighbouring countries.

LAS VEGAS, July 18: The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people “storm Area 51,” the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert.

DETROIT, July 18: The heat wave that has been roasting much of the U.S. in recent days is just getting warmed up, with temperatures expected to soar to dangerous levels through the weekend.

Several feared dead in fire at Japan animation studio

Published On: July 18, 2019 11:52 AM NPT By: Reuters

TOKYO, July 18: Several people are feared dead after a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday and police are investigating a possible arson attack, authorities and local media reported.

NEW YORK, July 18 : President Donald Trump has placed racial animus at the center of his reelection campaign, and even some of his critics believe it could deliver him a second term.

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

Published On: July 18, 2019 10:27 AM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA/WASHINGTON, July 18: The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.

NEW YORK, July 18: Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money.

GENEVA, July 18: The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday after a case was confirmed in a city of 2 million people.