US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat cases

US fears of 'mystery weapon' revived by new China diplomat casesA US health alert issued for China over a mysterious illness has revived fears of a rumoured sonic weapon that first surfaced after a scare involving American diplomats and their families in Cuba two years ago. The new cases eerily echo the odd noises and subsequent illnesses suffered by 24 US diplomats evacuated from Cuba since 2016, deepening a baffling medical enigma. According to a New York Times report, US officials have privately raised questions about whether China, or Russia, might have separately or in tandem targeted the diplomats.


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Pompeo sends medical team to China to probe more cases of diplomats hearing strange noises

  1. Pompeo sends medical team to China to probe more cases of diplomats hearing strange noises  New York Daily News
  2. Mysterious Illness Prompts State Department to Evacuate American Consulate Worker and Family From China  Newsweek
  3. US Sends Medical Team to China Amid Reports of Mystery Ailment  Bloomberg
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WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three months

WHO's Congo Ebola plan assumes 100-300 cases over three monthsBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization assumes 100-300 cases of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo between May and July, under a revised response plan to the outbreak that it published on Tuesday. Congo’s Health Ministry said late on Monday there had been 54 cases of Ebola in the outbreak – 35 confirmed, 13 probable and six suspected – and 25 deaths.


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Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootout

Cases against bikers struggle 3 years after Waco shootoutWACO, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors who have failed to convict a single person in the three years since a Waco shooting left nine bikers dead are trying a new tack of targeting fewer cases, but attorneys for the bikers say the evidence is so shaky and the lead prosecutor’s credibility so damaged that it will be difficult to make the remaining charges stick.


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