UN turns to crowdfunding to stop what could be world’s biggest oil spill

Nanawagan ang United Nations na tumulong sa pag-ipon ng $5 million paramaiwasan ang nangangambang malaking oil spill malapit sa Yemen. Sa ngayon, halos $60 million sa $80 million na kinakailangan ang naibigay palang ngiilang member states ng institusyon. Ani nila na kinakailangan ito para matanggalang mga nasisirang barrel ng oil sa isang Safer tanker. Ayon sa mga eksperto, tinatayang apat …

CDC: Africa reports 1,597 suspected monkeypox cases, 66 deaths this year

Nasa proseso na ang World Health Organization sa pagkuha ng libu-libong monkeypox test para sa Africa, subalit hindi pa nirerekomenda ngorganisasyon ang mass vaccination sa ngayon. Dumating ang desisyon ng organisasyon dahil sa biglaang pagdami ngmga panibagong kaso sa rehiyon. Ngayong taon, mayroong 1,597 na suspected cases ng monkeypox atmay naitala ng 66 na namatay dahil sa sakit. Sa ngayon, …

UK reveals plans to ditch parts of EU Brexit deal

The UK government has published plans to get rid of parts of the post-Brexit deal itagreed with the EU in 2019. It wants to change the Northern Ireland Protocol to make it easier for some goods toflow from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. But the EU opposes the move, saying that going back on the deal breachesinternational law. The alterations …

US gun control: Cross-party group of senators agree limited safety measures

A cross-party group of US senators have agreed on a framework for potentiallegislation on gun safety following a spate of mass shootings. This would include support for tougher checks for buyers aged 21 and under andcracking down on illegal gun purchases. Crucially, the proposals are supported by 10 Republicans, meaning they have thenumbers to be voted into law. President Joe …

Gunman opens fire at U.S. Maryland factory, killing three

Isang gunman ang nag open fire sa kanyang mga katrabaho sa isangmanufacturing facility sa northern Maryland noong nakaraang linggo. Ayon sa ulat ng pulisya, nakapatay siya ng tatlong tao at isa naman aynasugatan. Nahuli siya ng pulis matapos magpalitan ng bala. Sa ngayon, hindi pa inaanunsyo ng mga awtoridad ang motibo sa likodng atake, pero kinumpirma nila na lahat ng …

U.S. House passes gun reform package

Pinasa ng U.S. House of Representatives ang isang malawakanglegislasyon para matugunan ang gun control sa bansa. Tinatawag nilaitong “Protecting Our Kids Act” na lumusot sa kongreso sa isang 223-204 na boto. Ayon sa mga ulat, naging isang party line vote ang nangyari kung saanlimang Republican ang bumoto para rito at dalawang Democrat anghindi sumang-ayon na ipasa ito. Dahil sa panibagong …

UK designates monkeypox as a notifiable disease

The UK Health Security Agency said in a statement that monkeypox will be designatedas a notifiable infectious disease, meaning doctors in England will have to notify localauthorities when they suspect a patient has the virus. According to Wendi Shepherd, the incident director of the UK HSA, rapid diagnosis andreporting is the key to containing any further spread of the disease. …

13 killed, 50 injured in train derailment in Iran

Isang passenger train ang na derail sa Iran ngayong linggo. Ayon sa ulatng mga awtoridad, nasa halos 17 na tao ang namatay at napinsala namanang bandang 50 na tao. Aniya na maaaring umakyat pa ang bilang ng mga mamamatay dito dahilhindi pa klaro ang ibang detalye ukol sa tren na sinasabing may dalang 350na pasahero. Base sa ulat ng pulis, …

New York governor signs new gun reform bills into law in wake of mass shootings

New York state took another step to strengthen gun legislation early this week.Governor Kathy Hochul signed a package of new laws in response to the massshooting that occurred in Buffalo last month. She signed 10 bills that are meant toaddress gun violence that has been troublesome for the state. Among the legislation that was passed were stronger “red flag” laws …