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MSF slams US on Gaza at UN, says children as young as 5 want to die // The head of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that medical teams in the Gaza Strip have come up with a new acronym: WCNSF - wounded child, no surviving family.
Mourners react following the death of Palestinians in Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip February 22, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Mourners react following the death of Palestinians in Israeli strikes, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip February 22, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A displaced Palestinian child, who fled due to Israeli strikes, eats, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo
A displaced Palestinian child, who fled due to Israeli strikes, eats, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, February 20, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/File Photo
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WHO plans more evacuations from Gaza hospital as bodies reportedly decompose // Aid agencies hope to evacuate roughly 140 patients stranded in Gaza's Nasser hospital, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday, as Palestinian authorities reported that Israeli troops had withdrawn but still encircled the complex.
Smoke rises above Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 13, 2024. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/ File photo
Smoke rises above Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 13, 2024. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez/ File photo
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US candidate Haley sides with court ruling that embryos are babies // Republican U.S. presidential candidate Nikki Haley said on Wednesday she believed frozen embryos created through in-vitro fertilization were babies, in comments seen as backing a controversial ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court.
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley makes remarks during a campaign visit ahead of the Republican presidential primary election, in North Augusta, South Carolina, U.S. February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley makes remarks during a campaign visit ahead of the Republican presidential primary election, in North Augusta, South Carolina, U.S. February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley greets supporters during a campaign visit ahead of the Republican presidential primary election in Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S. February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer/ File Photo
Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley greets supporters during a campaign visit ahead of the Republican presidential primary election in Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S. February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Alyssa Pointer/ File Photo
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FDA warns consumers over use of smartwatches to measure blood glucose levels // The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Wednesday against using smartwatches or smart rings that claim to measure blood glucose levels without piercing the skin, regardless of manufacturer or brand.
Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
Signage is seen outside of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in White Oak, Maryland, U.S., August 29, 2020. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
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Israel intensifies strikes on Gaza's Rafah, large family killed in home // RAFAH, Gaza Strip/CAIRO (Reuters) - Israel intensified its bombardment of Rafah in Gaza's south and over a dozen members of one family were killed in an air strike, residents said, as the ruined Palestinian enclave's health ministry announced 29,313 deaths in the war so far.
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
An Israeli tank fires into the Gaza Strip from Israel, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
An Israeli tank fires into the Gaza Strip from Israel, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
A Palestinian man reacts while carrying the body of his daughter who was killed in an Israeli strike, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A Palestinian man reacts while carrying the body of his daughter who was killed in an Israeli strike, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, at Abu Yousef Al-Najjar hospital, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
People demonstrate on the day of a vote on the motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in London, Britain, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes
People demonstrate on the day of a vote on the motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in London, Britain, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes
People demonstrate on the day of a vote on the motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in London, Britain, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes
People demonstrate on the day of a vote on the motion calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, in London, Britain, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes
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Woman of Caribbean descent supports others with breast cancer // My new article with Caribbean Life News, under Schneps Media about Jamila Gulstone is out! Gulstone, who is of Barbadian descent, holds an annual soca aerobics class, Wukkin’ for a Cure, to raise funds for charities directly helping women with breast cancer get treatment and support, while also honoring survivors, in honor of her mom. It may surprise people to know that she’s very shy. “I am confident and well-spoken especially when it comes to the public facing things that I do, but I am literally melting inside usually. But for the sake of helping my community and preserving my culture, I push through,” she said. Read more here: https://www.caribbeanlife.com/woman-of-caribbean-descent-supports-others-with-breast-cancer/ Alt text (on the site): “People” is written in orange at the top of the page. The headline of the story is written in the color black, and it states: “Woman of Caribbean descent supports others with breast cancer.” My name is written underneath the headline in all capital and lowercase letters, in the color orange. It says: “Milette Millington.” Date is under that, and it says February 20, 2024. Image Description: Jamila Gulstone, organizer of the annual soca aerobics class, Wukkin’ for a Cure. Photo Credit: Jamila Gulstone So many more stories on the way! Stay tuned! #disabled #disabledjournalists #accessibility #disabilityawareness #disabilityrights #disabilityjustice #disabilityadvocate #disabilityadvocacy #caribbeanheritage #caribbean #barbados🇧🇧 #nyc #brooklyn #actsofkindness #blackjournalists #blackjournalistsrock✨ #journalism #localnews #journalistsofcolor #caribbeanlifenews #schnepsmedia
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Victims ask pope for independent inquiry into abuse by prominent priest // Former nuns who said they were subjected to sexual, psychological or spiritual abuse by a famous priest urged Pope Francis on Wednesday to allow an independent investigation, saying the Catholic Church had put up "a rubber wall" blocking the truth.
Anne Barrett Doyle, co-director of BishopAccountability.org, speaks as former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Anne Barrett Doyle, co-director of BishopAccountability.org, speaks as former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Laura Sgro, lawyer of former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, speaks during a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Laura Sgro, lawyer of former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, speaks during a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
Former religious sisters Gloria Branciani and Mirjam Kovac who say they have endured various kinds of abuse by world-renowned religious artist Father Marko Rupnik, appear publicly for the first time holding a press conference in Rome, Italy February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane
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Gaza death toll rises to 29,313, Rafah residents killed in strike // RAFAH, Gaza Strip/CAIRO (Reuters) - Israel stepped up its bombardment of the southern city of Rafah, residents said on Wednesday, as the death toll in the war across the devastated Palestinian strip rose to 29,313, according to the Gaza health ministry.
Palestinians inspect the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Palestinians inspect the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Palestinians gather near the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Palestinians gather near the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
Smoke rises over Gaza, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, as seen from Israel, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Susana Vera
A Palestinian boy stands with a cycle near the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A Palestinian boy stands with a cycle near the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A Palestinian man inspects the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
A Palestinian man inspects the site of an Israeli strike on a house, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, February 21, 2024. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Conagra sees 'opportunity' to sell frozen meals to those on weight loss drugs // U.S. packaged foods firm Conagra Brands sees an "opportunity" to sell more frozen meals, meat snacks and popcorn to people using weight-loss drugs like Ozempic, executive Tom McGough said Tuesday at an industry conference.
FILE PHOTO: Packets of Birds Eye foods, a brand owned by Conagra Brands, are seen in a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 15, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Packets of Birds Eye foods, a brand owned by Conagra Brands, are seen in a store in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 15, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo
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More than half the world faces high measles risk, WHO says // More than half the world's countries will be at high or very high risk of measles outbreaks by the end of the year unless urgent preventative measures are taken, the World Health Organization warned on Tuesday.
FILE PHOTO: The World Health Organisation (WHO) logo is seen near its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, February 2, 2023. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
FILE PHOTO: The World Health Organisation (WHO) logo is seen near its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, February 2, 2023. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Adama Komma poses sits with her children Aisha, 7 and Hassan, 5 who contracted measles at her home on the outskirts of Banjul, Gambia August 30, 2022. REUTERS/Edward McAllister/FILES
Adama Komma poses sits with her children Aisha, 7 and Hassan, 5 who contracted measles at her home on the outskirts of Banjul, Gambia August 30, 2022. REUTERS/Edward McAllister/FILES
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