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Facebook Says Service Hindered by Lack of Local News

Facebook’s effort to establish a service that provides its users with local news and information is being hindered by the lack of outlets where the company’s technicians can find original reporting. The service, launched last year, is currently available in some 400 cities in the United States. But the social media giant said it has found that 40 percent of Americans live in places where there weren’t enough local news stories to support it. Facebook announced Monday it would share its… Read Full Article

Uganda food aid halted over poisoning fears

One person has died and nearly 200 others are in hospital after being given a "super cereal" mix.

US Wages Wide-Ranging Campaign to Block Huawei

VOA's Xu Ning contributed to this report. Over the past several weeks, the U.S. government has launched a seemingly unprecedented campaign to block the Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies from competing in the global rollout of next-generation 5G mobile networking technology, claiming that the company is effectively an arm of the Chinese intelligence services. In an effort that has included top-level officials from the departments of State, Justice, Defense, Homeland Security, and… Read Full Article

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Seedorf addresses Cameroon's goal-scoring issues

Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says he is addressing the team's goal-scoring worries ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros.

Cameroon Protests US Criticism During Nagy Visit

As the top U.S. diplomat for Africa visits Cameroon, pro-government groups are protesting what they call Tibor Nagy's interference in Cameroon's internal affairs. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Nagy and the European Union representative Federica Mogherini recently called on Cameroon to free opposition leader Maurice Kamto and 150 of his supporters. They also urged Cameroon authorities to work harder to stop the violence in its western, anglophone separatist regions… Read Full Article

Mental Health 'Epidemic' Hits Generation Z

Nineteen-year-old college student Margaret Pisacano can usually feel a panic attack coming on; her thoughts start to spiral, her breathing speeds up, and her heart races. “It’s as if a tornado and a tsunami of emotions just like overcame your body and you couldn’t control anything," Pisacano says. "It was like almost a total loss of control over any feeling or thinking in your body.” The Arizona native, who attends college in Florida, was first diagnosed with general anxiety disorder in… Read Full Article

The people killed as they prayed

The identities of the 50 people killed are emerging, although the list of names has not been made public.

Who were the mosque attack victims?

The identities of the 50 people killed are emerging, although the list of names has not been made public.

Trump Attacks General Motors for Laying Off Auto Workers

U.S. President Donald Trump is attacking General Motors, the country's biggest automaker, for costing 5,400 factory workers their jobs when it closed a manufacturing plant where it built a compact model car that Americans were increasingly not interested in buying. Trump said on Twitter he talked with Mary Barra, GM's chief executive, on Sunday, telling her he was "not happy" that the automaker closed the manufacturing plant in the industrial heartland of the country in Lordstown, Ohio, where… Read Full Article

Armando, the 'Lewis Hamilton of pigeons' sells for record €1.25m

Belgian bird Armando, who turns five this year, has retired from racing and is fathering chicks.