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German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel

Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing ...

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel

Source: theguardian.com

European rail passengers told not to travel due to extreme heat Scorching, potentially record-setting temperatures in Europe on Thursday are causing trouble for rail commuters. In the UK, where temps were predicted to reach a record 102 degrees, trains were ordered to run more slowly amid mass cancellations of ra...
18:13, 07/25/2019

UK heatwave: Season ticket holders told not to travel on hottest day of the year will not be refunded, rail firm says Commuters with season tickets who did not travel on the hottest day of the year are not going to be refunded despite being told not to travel, a rail company has confirmed....
15:00, 07/26/2019

German conference on Islamic veil sparks controversy Islamic veils are a hot topic in Germany, particularly due to a growing Muslim population. Now, outcry over an academic conference on the issue has surprised even its organizer, who says freedom of speech is at stake....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Bank Holiday getaway: Rail passengers told 'not travel' due to engineering work at King's Cross Train operator London North Eastern Railway (LNER) issued a "do not travel" warning for the route between London and Scotland via York on Saturday and Sunday....
10:00, 08/21/2019

German soldiers to get free train travel German media has reported that the Bundeswehr will pay the national rail service Deutsche Bahn millions for the program. Both the army and the trains have been struggling with diminishing resources and reputations....
21:00, 08/16/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
15:52, 08/10/2019

US House Committee To Hear Bill Proposing DC Statehood WASHINGTON (AP) — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democrati...
14:13, 05/31/2019

CNN analyst: Liberal Democrats proposing 'voodoo economics' Following the first night of the Democratic debates in Detroit on Tuesday, CNN analyst Gloria Borger offered front-runner Joe Biden advice ahead of his Wednesday night appearance....
09:26, 08/01/2019

Nissan proposing more board members, with Renault’s Bollore TOKYO (AP) — Nissan says it is proposing adding Renault’s chief executive, Thierry Bollore, to its board, as well as several outsiders, to strengthen its governance following the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn. The Japanese automak...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Man learns he's a donor match for fiance hours after proposing A recently engaged couple discovered they are the perfect match in more ways than one when a call came just hours after Aldo Cataldi popped the question, informing him that he was qualified to donate his kidney to his fiancé....
07:13, 05/16/2019

Wells Adams Felt "Too Much Pressure" Before Proposing to Sarah Hyland--But Not Why You Think Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams' journey is just beginning. The duo of nearly two years announced their engagement on Tuesday night and, now, are relishing in their new titles. "She......
19:00, 07/17/2019

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, DC, be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Delegate El...
17:26, 05/31/2019

The State Department Is Proposing a $2 Billion Sale of Arms to Taiwan (WASHINGTON) — The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China. The tanks represent a significant upgrade to Taiw...
05:13, 07/09/2019

US proposing more tariffs on European goods as part of dispute over aircraft subsidies The U.S. is proposing more tariffs on European goods including coffee and whiskies as part of a continuing dispute over aircraft subsidies.       ...
07:00, 07/02/2019

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland’s fiancé Wells Adams on why he felt 'too much pressure' before proposing Former “Bachelorette” contestant Wells Adams opened up about his proposal to “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland — and why he was feeling the heat before popping the big question.  ...
01:52, 07/18/2019

Wells Adams spills on proposing to Sarah Hyland: 'She knew what was happening, I think' "Bachelorette" alum Wells Adams is spilling the details of his romantic island proposal to "Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland.        ...
20:00, 07/18/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
07:00, 08/07/2019

Mothers who have abortions: what to do with TV’s third rail? Most women who terminate a pregnancy are already mothers – but we rarely see that on screen. Australian comedy The Letdown is the latest show to tackle the taboo“We got a beautiful email from a viewer last week,” says Sarah Scheller, co-creator of th...
02:39, 06/12/2019

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game against the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
20:13, 07/19/2019

How does travel medical insurance differ from travel insurance and do you need it? The chances of facing a major medical problem on vacation are small but the financial consequences of a serious event are potentially quite large.       ...
06:26, 07/12/2019

10 of the best scenic rail journeys in Europe Nothing quite beats the romance of travelling on a steam train or shunting through mountains. These rides showcase Europe’s spectacular landscapesLength 4.2kmAdult fare €19 return Continue reading......
14:52, 05/04/2019

PM to pledge new rail route between Leeds and Manchester Boris Johnson will outline key policy commitments – including a new rail route between Manchester and Leeds - in his first speech outside Westminster as prime minister....
00:26, 07/27/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
16:26, 05/22/2019

HS2 rail link could be terminated as review announced The future of HS2 has been thrown into doubt after it was revealed that an independent review will consider whether and how the £55bn project should continue....
01:13, 08/22/2019

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
00:26, 05/30/2019

UK rail line becomes first in world to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route paves way for solar-powered trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, about 100 s...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Three South Koreans die in Hungary rail crossing crash Three South Korean citizens died in Hungary in an accident late on Wednesday, when the car in which they were traveling was hit by a train, local police said on Thursday....
16:26, 08/22/2019

Trump administration pulls $1B for California rail project SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is canceling nearly $1 billion in federal money for California’s high-speed rail project. The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the money, saying th...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Donald Trump’s administration ranks the tunnel near the bottom of 37 rated projects vying for federal m...
11:52, 05/28/2019

California light rail derailment leaves more than 20 injured SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train derailment in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were t...
18:26, 08/23/2019

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
22:26, 06/14/2019

'World's first' solar-powered rail line opens in the UK Some trains in the UK are now running on a rail line powered entirely by a solar farm in what's said to be a world first. Around 100 panels are keeping the signaling and lights up and running on the track near Aldershot in Hampshire, and the pro...
20:00, 08/23/2019

Network Rail bids for parts of British Steel Firm makes bid to safeguard supply of tracks as up to a dozen buyers including Greybull make offersNetwork Rail has made a bid for parts of British Steel ahead of an initial deadline for offers for the company, which collapsed into liquidation in May...
21:00, 06/30/2019

Drunk man barrels BMW into Bronx railyard, crashes into third rail A drunk BMW driver barreled into a Bronx railyard — then collided with train tracks and the high-voltage third rail, police said Thursday. Queens man Stanley Hayden, 42, claimed he was just following his GPS when he drove into the MTA’s 2...
03:39, 07/26/2019

Railway Announcements You Need To Know After Merger Of Rail, Union Budget This year's Budget - the first full budget by PM Modi-led NDA government after returning to power in May- will also include announcements for Railways....
15:13, 06/28/2019

For the first time, high-speed rail available during Hajj pilgrimage Some of the millions of Muslim pilgrims expected to make the Hajj pilgrimage will be riding the Haramain High Speed Rail (HHR), which links Mecca and Medina....
01:39, 08/10/2019

How to book trains in Europe – by rail expert the Man in Seat 61 Follow his advice and your trip will not only be more be eco-friendly and enjoyable than flying, it could be similarly priced, tooI take train not plane within Europe because it’s a better travel experience. But switching to rail can also be the sing...
14:52, 05/04/2019

Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will go up to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
02:39, 05/25/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
17:26, 04/28/2019

PM pledges new high-speed rail line for the north Boris Johnson has outlined key policy commitments – including a new high-speed rail route between Manchester and Leeds - in his first speech outside Westminster as PM....
02:26, 07/28/2019

California light rail accident hurts dozens Authorities say more than two dozen people have been injured in a light rail train accident in Northern California. Sacramento Fire Capt. Keith Wade tells news outlets that 27 people were injured, including 13 people who were taken to hospitals. (Aug...
12:00, 08/23/2019

300 Men Working To Restore Rail Line Near Mumbai Where Train Was Stuck As many as 300 workers have been called in to restore rail connectivity between Maharashtra's Badlapur and Karjat after heavy rain in the last two days led to flash floods in the area, affecting......
06:13, 07/29/2019

Schumer asks government to probe rail tech from China U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is asking the federal government to investigate if a plan for new subway cars in New York City, designed by a Chinese state-owned firm, could pose a threat to national security....
02:13, 05/20/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail giants—for now....
22:26, 07/18/2019

Dozens injured after light rail train derails in California At least 27 people were injured in the light rail derailment in Sacramento, with 13 taken to hospitals. None of the injuries were life-threatening.        ...
18:26, 08/23/2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security. Sen. Charles Schumer said in a state...
18:26, 05/19/2019

100-Year-Old Sri Lanka Rail Line Being Upgraded With Indian Assistance India's IRCON International Limited and the Sri Lankan government have inked a $91.26 million agreement for upgrading the around 130 km-long Maho-Omanthai rail line which is over 100 years old....
06:39, 07/19/2019

27 injured in Northern California light rail train collision Authorities said Friday more than two dozen people have been injured in Northern California by a collision involving two trains on a commuter rail line....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Rail line in Hampshire is world's first to be powered by solar farm Pilot scheme on Network Rail’s Wessex route could pave way for direct powering of trainsThe world’s first solar farm to power a railway line directly is due to plug into the track near Aldershot, paving the way for solar-powered trains.From Friday, a...
10:52, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Gibson to load 225,000 bpd of Canadian crude-by-rail by summer's end - CEO Canadian midstream company Gibson Energy is loading 60 unit trains per month at the Hardisty, Alberta, crude-by-rail terminal and that will rise to 90 trains per month by the end of the summer, Chief Executive Steve Spaulding said on Friday....
02:39, 05/25/2019

56-year-old man dies after touching third rail inside subway station A man died Thursday morning when he came into contact with the third rail inside a Lower East Side train station, police said. The 56-year-old, who was possibly homeless, was walking in tunnels approximately 100 feet away from the northbound Delancey...
21:26, 07/25/2019

Virgin loses highly profitable West Coast rail franchise Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson was "devastated" today after it was announced West Coast mainline rail services between London and Glasgow, and the first stage of HS2, will be taken on by First Trenitalia from December....
20:39, 08/14/2019

Heavy rains batter India's Mumbai, disrupting air, rail traffic Heavy rains battered India's financial capital Mumbai on Monday causing disruption to the commuter train network, snarling traffic on water-logged streets and delaying flights from the country's second-busiest airport....
15:39, 07/01/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
22:39, 06/14/2019

Trio of goats wandering on rail tracks cause delays for London commuters A trio of escaped goats caused havoc for London commuters this morning after they broke out of their farm enclosure and started explored the railway tracks....
15:13, 06/07/2019

The great UK rail disruption: How Virgin Train restored order from chaos Virgin Train, a ServiceNow customer, is undergoing transformation like so many industries. Where it differs is with its team, its perspective, and its success. Listen to John Sullivan, Virgin Train CIO tell you about it. You will learn something....
00:52, 06/12/2019

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains traveling between New York (NYP) and North Phiadel...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, who publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lock step over how to end the production limits, saying they should be eased as more rail capacity comes online....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Wolves to become first UK football club to install rail seats in entire stand • Seats will be fitted in Molineux’s Sir Jack Hayward Stand• Area can be converted to safe standing in futureWolves have announced a plan to become the first club in the UK to install rail seats in an entire stand at their ground. The seats will be f...
01:39, 05/15/2019

Minister axes Southeastern rail franchise bid and vows better service for commuters Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today axed a contest to run a busy London rail service as he vowed to "bring punctuality back to Britain's railways"....
09:39, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Alberta govt in talks about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

North Dakota: Feds should stop Washington state’s rail rules BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota plans to ask the Trump administration to intervene in a dispute over Washington state’s new safety restrictions on oil shipped by rail. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem told The Bismarck Tribune he plans to pe...
18:39, 06/15/2019

China to bid on D.C. Metro rail deal as national security hawks circle China's CRRC plans to bid on a big Washington D.C. subway project as it doubles down on a charm campaign in the United States to quash a rising chorus of critics who have cast the rail car maker as a threat to cyber security and U.S. industry....
14:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger train maker's access to U.S. projects amid security fears. ...
01:52, 05/17/2019

Top California high-speed rail executive under investigation in ethics probe A top consultant for California’s controversial high-speed rail project is under investigation after he modified a multi-million contract that involved a company in which he may have held more than $100,000 in stock....
22:26, 06/04/2019

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
21:26, 05/21/2019

Pakistan suspends final rail link to India over Kashmir dispute Pakistan said on Friday it will halt the last train service running to India, after New Delhi revoked special status for its portion of the Kashmir region claimed by both countries....
12:00, 08/09/2019

Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins The first train using new equipment from China has pulled out of Havana, hauling excited passengers on the start of a 915 kilometer (516 mile) journey to the eastern end of the island as the government tries to overhaul the aging and decrepit rail sy...
04:00, 07/14/2019

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California and its high-speed rail authority filed suit on Tuesday to prevent the Trump administration from canceling a nearly $1 billion federal grant awarded in 2010 for a "bullet" train project hobbled by extensive delays and rising costs....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Alberta govt in talks with private sector about offloading crude-by-rail contracts The Alberta government has started talks with the private sector about Canadian oil producers taking over crude-by-rail contracts signed by the previous government, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said on Tuesday....
21:39, 06/11/2019

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
17:39, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
22:39, 07/09/2019

Rail Infrastructure Requires Rs 50 Lakh Crore Till 2030: Nirmala Sitharaman "These along with other such initiatives such as Udaan scheme will improve India''s infrastructure, enable connectivity, and bridge the rural and urban divide," said Nirmala Sitharaman....
12:39, 07/05/2019

China's arrest of Hong Kong man puts spotlight on shared rail station A train station in the heart of Hong Kong could soon become a symbol of Hong Kongers' worst fears about China, after the detention of a UK consulate employee....
17:39, 08/22/2019

California high-speed rail project’s estimated cost rises to $79B, report says Critics of California’s plan to link the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas by high-speed rail have cited the estimated cost of the project – and now that cost is projected to increase by about $2 billion, according to a report....
13:00, 05/02/2019

Germany agrees €86 billion plan to improve Deutsche Bahn rail network The 10-year plan is "the biggest railway modernization program" in Germany's history, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer announced. It aims to be a foundation for "active climate protection."...
21:13, 07/26/2019

U.S. cancels $929 million in California high speed rail funds after appeal rejected The Trump administration said Thursday it was formally cancelling $929 million in previously awarded funding for California's high-speed rail program after rejecting an appeal by the state....
21:52, 05/16/2019

Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state....
00:26, 05/23/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
20:52, 05/17/2019

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it terminated a nearly $929 million grant to the California High-Speed Rail Authority as part of a 2010 agreement....
00:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
19:13, 07/09/2019

Trump's love for infrastructure doesn't extend to California's high-speed rail project Even as President Donald Trump insists he's supportive of infrastructure projects, some say his record proves otherwise, especially when looking at high-speed rail....
00:26, 05/23/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
03:52, 07/06/2019

California sues Trump administration for pulling nearly $1 billion from high-speed rail project California on Tuesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration's plans to terminate a grant of nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project....
22:00, 05/21/2019

London business leaders condemn union plans for summer strikes on rail and Tube London's business leaders today condemned RMT union leaders threatening to cause a summer of chaos with strikes on South Western Railway and the Tube....
18:52, 06/17/2019

Rail fare increase 2019: Commuter prices to rise even higher after inflation index hits 2.8% Commuter rail fares are to rise even higher than expected in the new year after the inflation benchmark they are linked to went up faster than forecast....
20:39, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
21:26, 04/30/2019

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Somali teens cited for 'metal pipe' attack at University of Minnesota light-rail station University of Minnesota Police (UMPD) were dispatched to institution’s the East Bank light-rail station around 9.45pm on Friday night following a series of disturbing calls about juvenile males allegedly trying to attack passengers with metal pipes....
22:52, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, is looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
21:00, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, said it was looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
19:52, 08/01/2019

National rail strike: Threat of first walkout in 20 years moves a step closer in major dispute over pensions The first national rail strike since 1994 has moved a step closer with more than 40,000 mainline rail staff to be balloted in an escalating dispute over pensions....
14:26, 06/28/2019

Trump administration pulls nearly $1 billion from California high-speed rail, says state abandoned original vision SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Trump administration pulls nearly $1 billion from California high-speed rail, says state abandoned original vision....
22:26, 05/16/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
09:39, 05/02/2019

Japanese High-Speed Rail Line Was Brought to Standstill by Tiny Slug That Fried on Power Cable Japanese rail company JR Kitakyushu says that one small slug was responsible for a power outage and subsequent delays for an estimated 12,000 commuters on a high-speed rail line in Kyushu on May 30, CNN reported on Monday.Read more......
07:13, 06/25/2019

Mortgage boss assaulted King's Cross rail worker after missing train home for 55th birthday party An irate mortgage broker grabbed hold of a rail station worker and shouted homophobic abuse when he missed the train to his 55th birthday celebrations, a court heard....
13:52, 07/31/2019

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of t...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
17:39, 07/22/2019

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday's championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Satu...
08:26, 06/02/2019

SSE sparks merger talks over £1bn retail arm SSE, one of Britain's biggest gas and electricity suppliers, is scrambling to find a buyer or merger partner for its £1bn retail‎ division months after scrapping a tie-up with rival Npower....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the pe...
06:13, 07/01/2019

'Leaves on the line' rail delays could be a thing of the past if Hi-tech trials are a success Commuters facing delays sparked by leaves on the line could be a thing of the past if new modernising trials aimed at improving Britain's railway infrastructure are a success....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Hundreds stuck in India's financial capital Mumbai as heavy rain disrupts Mumbai rail service Hundreds of passengers were stuck in India's financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain flooded rivers and undermined railway tracks, forcing authorities to cancel or divert dozens of long-distance trains....
11:00, 08/05/2019

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
13:00, 07/30/2019

Kawhi's playoff-best 45 sparks Raptors in Game 1 Kawhi Leonard lit up the 76ers for a career playoff-high 45 points to carry the Raptors to a 108-95 Game 1 victory in the Eastern Conference semifinals....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Il...
06:26, 06/09/2019

Sparks fly as Co-op Energy‎ weighs sale The mutual behind the Co-op Energy‎ brand is exploring a sale of parts of its domestic power supply business as reforms to the market prompt a growing squeeze on profits....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
08:39, 06/15/2019

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist, then converted a free kick to put the Americans ahead in their 3-2 victory over Canada on Thursday ...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory Sunday. Briann January and DeWanna Bonner scored 15 points each, ...
08:26, 06/24/2019

Facebook Penalty Sparks Partisan Wrangling Federal Trade commissioners will appear at a House hearing as they complete a settlement with Facebook over privacy violations, in a session likely to see sparring over who is better positioned to police Big Tech....
04:52, 05/08/2019

More Than 400 Infected As HIV Outbreak Sparks Panic In Pakistan Parents nervously watch as their children wait to be tested for HIV in a village in southern Pakistan, where hundreds of people have been allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe....
05:26, 05/17/2019

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
08:00, 07/08/2019

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping tra...
02:00, 08/10/2019

| Tesla’s surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”...
20:52, 07/27/2019

Ala. abortion bill sparks legal, political battles Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has not said whether she'll sign the abortion ban bill into law, but state residents are already 'disappointed' with the proposed bill. (May 15)        ...
02:26, 05/16/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
12:00, 05/15/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks rally for Indians Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
12:52, 08/04/2019

Mel Gibson casting in Rothchild comedy sparks outrage News of the film, set among the New York super-rich, attracts criticism in wake of the actor’s previous antisemitism controversiesA wave of condemnation has greeted the announcement of a new film starring Mel Gibson, in which the actor is due to play...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car which then crashed into a truck....
09:39, 05/25/2019

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Ogunbowale scores 35, Wings stop Sparks streak 84-78 Rookie Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 35 points, Glory Johnson added a season-high 20 and the short-handed Dallas Wings ended the Los Angeles Sparks' five-game winning streak 84-78       ...
07:52, 08/15/2019

Parker, Ogwumike lead Sparks past Storm, 83-75 Candace Parker scored a season-high 21 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 13 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 83-75       ...
01:39, 08/05/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
09:13, 07/13/2019

Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Big 12 Tournament opener for both teams. Parker Scott earned the win for third-seeded Oklahoma State (33-17). He gave u...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Jonquel Jones leads balanced offense as Sun top Sparks UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 18 points, Alyssa Thomas had 11 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 89-77 on Thursday night. Jones gave Connecticut a 21-point lead with 3:22 left in th...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3rd Avenue and Tremont Avenue, cops said. The suspe...
19:13, 06/23/2019

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74       ...
11:52, 06/28/2019

Suu Kyi's bid to reform charter sparks rival protests in Myanmar Hundreds of people demonstrated in Myanmar's largest city, Yangon, on Wednesday in support of proposed constitutional amendments that would reduce the power of the military....
11:00, 07/17/2019

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
13:13, 05/30/2019

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
00:13, 06/21/2019

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian medi...
18:52, 05/29/2019

‘Radiological hazard warning’ sent in error sparks confusion ATLANTA (AP) — A “radiological hazard warning” popped up on phone screens, crawled across television stations and blared from radios across Georgia. But the ominous warning that caused alarm Thursday morning was only a test and was never ...
01:26, 06/21/2019

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York State into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park Jogger in 1989,...
19:52, 06/03/2019

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
08:52, 06/22/2019

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks        ...
04:39, 05/27/2019

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
07:13, 05/22/2019

Zahui B scores 37 points, Liberty beat Sparks 98-92 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amanda Zahui B scored a career-high 37 points and the New York Liberty ended a 10-game road losing streak with a 98-92 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Saturday night. Zahui B set career shooting marks, going 7 of 8 from 3-po...
07:39, 06/16/2019

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a......
04:13, 05/31/2019

Healthy dog euthanized for burial with owner, sparks debate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterinarians and funeral homes in Virginia are rejecting the idea that pets should be buried with their owners after a recent case in which a healthy dog was euthanized so it could lie with her owner. WWBT-TV in ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

BBC, Who Dis Woman? A Spoof of Meghan Markle Sparks Backlash Will the lampooning of Meghan Markle ever end? Likely no time soon, as a new satire show premiering on BBC Two indicates. The 3D-animation comedy show Tonight with Vladimir Putin premiered on Sunday night in Britain, with the Duchess of Sussex portra...
14:26, 06/25/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
18:39, 07/15/2019

'Brexit tensions partly to blame,' charity claims, as racist offences double on TfL rail network in space of four years Racist offences on Transport for London's (TfL) rail network have doubled in the space of four years, with a leading anti-hate crime charity saying Brexit tensions could be partly to blame....
13:26, 05/05/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original sparks backlash on home turf AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Netflix’s first Arabic original series has sparked a conservative backlash on its home turf of Jordan. In a Netflix statement, the show’s writer Bassel Ghandour had hailed the series “Jinn” as a “rea...
19:00, 06/19/2019

'Chevy or Ford' argument reportedly sparks Virginia shooting A Virginia man was arrested last week after he allegedly shot two people because he seemingly disagreed on a topic: which is better, a Chevy or a Ford?...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Robotics challenge sparks students’ passion for STEM careers LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — More than 15,000 students from about 40 countries brought robots they’ve spent months building and fine-tuning to Louisville recently for a world championship designed to spark their interest in pursuing careers in fields...
20:52, 05/05/2019

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro...
06:13, 06/30/2019

Governor resignation sparks power struggle in Puerto Rico The resignation of Puerto Rico's governor after mass protests has sparked a succession battle, and the winner could be a Washington corporate lawyer not directly linked to his administration, which has been dogged by corruption scandals....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
17:39, 06/07/2019

'It would destroy it': new international airport for Machu Picchu sparks outrage Peruvian archaeologists decry new airport that would carry tourists directly to already fragile Inca citadelAmong the Inca archeological sites that abound in Peru, none draw nearly as many tourists as the famed of Machu Picchu. There were more than 1...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Biden's resurfaced admission he 'likes' Cheney sparks Dem backlash A resurfaced 2015 video showing former Vice President Joe Biden praising former Vice President Dick Cheney went viral online, sparking backlash from liberals....
04:39, 05/03/2019

How to solidify your financial plan in case the trade war sparks a recession Ongoing trade tensions with China have many worried that the U.S. economy could be headed toward a recession. Here's how to adjust your plans before those fears become a reality....
07:52, 08/07/2019

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
12:39, 08/01/2019

Police failure to save girl sparks anger in Romania A 15-year-old girl called the police three times to report she was being held against her will by a man who had raped her in Romania. Police took 19 hours to reach the scene, by which time she was already dead....
13:26, 07/29/2019

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
16:39, 07/05/2019

Uproar over Trump donations sparks fresh debate about disclosure Two red-hot controversies this week over donations to President Donald Trump are stirring fresh debate: Should the President's campaign contributors pay a price for his policies?...
23:26, 08/10/2019

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
22:13, 08/05/2019

COLUMN-Boeing 737 MAX shareholders' lawsuit sparks law firm war: Frankel The battle between two law firms vying to lead a shareholder lawsuit against Boeing over its 737 MAX planes escalated in court on Friday, with one accusing the other of engaging in a campaign of "harassment" and "intimidation." Kahn Swick & Foti ...
21:13, 07/23/2019

AMS sparks bidding war for Osram, shines spotlight on auto business Shares in Osram jumped after Austrian sensor maker AMS triggered a bidding war for the German lighting group, saying it was ready to trump Bain and Carlyle with a cash offer valuing the company at 4.3 billion euros ($4.8 billion)....
16:15, 08/12/2019

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
04:39, 06/10/2019

2-Year-Old's Murder Over Rs 10,000 Sparks Outrage; Dogs Dragged Body On Sunday, stray dogs pulling at what appeared to be human body parts from a garbage dump alerted residents of a town near Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to a horrific crime. The mutilated body of a......
09:52, 06/07/2019

Sparks re-sign Riquna Williams, who faces assault charges NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks re-signed free agent Riquna Williams, who was arrested last month after fight with her ex-girlfriend at a Florida home. According to an arrest report, Williams forced her way inside and repeatedly struck Alkeria...
21:26, 05/15/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is getting "numerous vitriolic" phone calls....
00:52, 05/01/2019

Raging Canary Islands wildfire sparks mass evacuation Hundreds of people have been evacuated as firefighters on the island of Gran Canaria try to bring a huge wildfire under control. Police have detained a man who allegedly started the fire using welding equipment....
08:39, 08/13/2019

‘We have to fight’: Alabama's extreme abortion ban sparks wave of activism Pro-choice groups see an increase in donations and are mobilizing supporters and resources in several states to combat the lawsAs strict anti-abortion laws spread across the US, pro-choice Americans are organizing on multiple fronts to protect women’...
13:39, 05/17/2019

Charging electric unicycle sparks Greenwich Village fire It was one wheely bad fire. A two-alarm fire that broke out in a Greenwich Village building Wednesday was caused by an electric unicycle that was charging at the scene, officials revealed Thursday. The blaze broke out at 4:37 p.m on the fourth floor ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their childre...
19:13, 08/20/2019

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
09:00, 06/08/2019

CC Sabathia’s scare sparks Yankees’ downfall in ugly loss CLEVELAND — CC Sabathia’s second stab at a milestone victory was a lot like the first one and left him looking at a third try. Facing the team he broke into the majors with, the Yankees’ veteran lefty was the loser in an 8-4 defeat to the Indians on ...
02:39, 06/09/2019

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski run for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate to chall...
03:00, 08/16/2019

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
21:52, 06/06/2019

Instagram Holocaust diary Eva.Stories sparks debate in Israel Jewish girl’s life is documented on social media to teach young people about WWII genocideAn Instagram account that recounts the real-life story of a Jewish girl murdered in a concentration camp, by imagining she had documented her days on a smartpho...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether a series of lung illnesses reported across multiple states is linked to vaping....
02:39, 08/20/2019

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
18:26, 06/16/2019

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
17:26, 06/16/2019

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
13:26, 06/15/2019

US-China trade war sparks worries about rare earth minerals PHOENIX (AP) — Rising trade tensions have sparked worries about the 17 rare minerals needed for high-tech products such as robotics, drones and electric cars. China recently raised tariffs to 25% on rare earth exports to the U.S. and has threatened t...
19:13, 06/08/2019

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
16:52, 07/03/2019

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
21:00, 07/04/2019

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
23:52, 06/06/2019

Vintage Porsche race car sparks dual claims of authenticity A vintage Porsche built nearly 50 years ago has a doppelganger — and the owners of both cars claim theirs is the real deal. A racer and a collector are squaring off in Manhattan Federal Court over their competing rides, both 911 RSR prototypes. Porsc...
15:52, 07/21/2019

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
15:52, 06/18/2019

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
12:13, 07/04/2019

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
19:52, 07/01/2019

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
01:39, 08/21/2019

Drugs arrest of Pakistan politician sparks opposition fury Pakistan's main opposition party on Tuesday criticized as political the arrest on drugs charges of one of its senior provincial leaders who has been critical of Prime Minister Imran Khan....
20:26, 07/02/2019

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
05:00, 07/31/2019

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
01:52, 06/08/2019

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
05:26, 07/06/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
07:39, 06/18/2019

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, ...
01:52, 08/02/2019

Man in body armor and armed with rifle sparks panic at Walmart in Missouri An armed man who walked into a Walmart store in Missouri dressed in body armor and fatigues and was detained at gunpoint by an off-duty firefighter is "lucky he's alive still" considering the situation he created, a police official said....
18:52, 08/09/2019

Cardinal George Pell: purported letter from prison sparks investigation Victorian justice department says prisoners are not allowed to post on social media or ask others to post on their behalfAuthorities are investigating whether a letter circulating online, apparently written by disgraced Cardinal George Pell to suppor...
15:26, 08/10/2019

Nut with ‘tactical rifle,’ body armor sparks chaos at Missouri Walmart A man carrying a “tactical rifle” and clad in body armor sparked chaos when he walked into a Missouri Walmart on Thursday, police said — less than a week after a gunman stormed a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The man, who was in his 20s, sent terrified ...
14:26, 08/09/2019

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
19:52, 07/10/2019

MTA worker’s bathroom break sparks commuter chaos on five subway lines This made for a real crappy commute. A nasty clogged-up toilet and nature calling for a pair of MTA workers during Friday’s morning rush-hour snarled subway service on five different lines, according to the transit agency and a report. The double bat...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Imam buried behind mosque sparks debate in Rockland County village The issue of private burials has haunted the public discourse in this Rockland County village of 8,000 souls since a mosque buried its imam in the backyard in 2018, with opponents saying backyard graves are public health risks....
00:00, 07/28/2019

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter....
15:52, 08/10/2019

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
21:00, 07/01/2019

Ex-Nazi testimony sparks fresh mystery over 1933 Reichstag fire A newly discovered witness account by an ex-Nazi officer has cast fresh doubt on claims a Dutch communist was behind the 1933 Reichstag fire. The blaze was used by the Nazis to crack down on their opponents....
16:26, 07/27/2019

Thousands protest against Maduro as Venezuela standoff sparks U.S.-Russia tension Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPEC-member nation....
23:39, 05/01/2019

It's not wet everywhere: Record-shattering hot, dry weather sparks drought and wildfires in Southeast While the Plains and Midwest endure drenching rain and record-breaking floods, extreme heat is fueling drought conditions and fires in the Southeast.        ...
01:39, 05/31/2019

Daisy Ridley's Diamond Ring Sparks Tom Bateman Engagement Rumors The galaxy might be a little brighter because of the rock on Daisy Ridley's finger. Fans are speculating that the Star Wars actress is engaged to her Murder on the Orient Express......
03:00, 06/08/2019

Tom Brady ranking sparks Kurt Warner-Chris Simms media war The NFL’s season of ridiculous takes is in full swing, and Chris Simms is leading the pack. Simms ranked Patriots quarterback Tom Brady — yes, six-time Super Bowl-winning Tom Brady, who won his most recent championship in February —...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Pro-LGBTQI Coca-Cola campaign sparks calls for boycott in Hungary Coca-Cola has featured same-sex couples kissing in commercials over bottles of the major soft drink in Hungary. And politicians and conservative activists are furious....
22:00, 08/07/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
04:52, 06/19/2019

Fernández de Kirchner sparks renewed speculation with PJ National Council visit The presence of the Unidad Ciudadana leader, who has not officially declared her candidacy for this year's election in October, will spark renewed speculation over a presidential run....
01:52, 05/15/2019

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
12:13, 07/09/2019

Jury sides with author Nicholas Sparks in lawsuit by former school headmaster A jury backed novelist Nicholas Sparks and the school he founded, dismissing claims by the ex-headmaster that he was unjustly fired, then slandered.        ...
10:26, 08/22/2019

Serena sparks Roland-Garros fears as she out of Rome with knee injury "Serena Williams pulled out of the Italian Open on Tuesday due to a persistent knee injury which casts doubt on her participation in the French Open which begins this month."...
18:52, 05/14/2019

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Hilary Duff Sparks Controversy After Piercing 8-Month-Old Daughter's Ears Hilary Duff is coming under fire for piercing her 8-month-old daughter's ears. Eagle-eyed followers of the star noticed the small studs on Banks' ears in a recent photo shared by......
05:26, 07/04/2019

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant. Mounts says when she took the ...
07:39, 06/29/2019

Public slaughtering of an escaped calf behind a Home Depot sparks outrage Animal activists are decrying the public slaughter of an escaped calf that had its throat cut by a butcher shop worker.        ...
22:39, 07/30/2019

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
22:39, 06/17/2019

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
19:13, 06/17/2019

| WATCH | Dog beaten after trying to take shelter in Mumbai building during rain sparks outrage A stray dog taking shelter from rain in a neighbourhood in Mumbai's Worli was brutally beaten by security guards last week. The incident has sparked massive outrage on social media....
11:00, 07/31/2019

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
05:39, 06/05/2019

Lit firecracker thrown into subway train sparks morning commute chaos Someone tossed a lit firecracker into an F train at 14th Street during the morning commute Friday, causing chaos when it exploded, according to riders and MTA officials. Twitter user @Amelia_Vogler tweeted that someone threw the “lit, explosive...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
07:26, 06/16/2019

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
19:26, 06/28/2019

First IPO on China's Nasdaq-Style Tech Board Sparks a Small Frenzy China’s latest experiment with a Nasdaq-like listing venue for homegrown technology companies got a boost this week, after the first initial public offering of an electrical-equipment maker drew hordes of investors....
14:13, 06/26/2019

Chase sparks backlash over tweet mocking customers for spending money A now deleted ‘#MondayMotivation’ tweet shamed customers for splurging taking cabs, eating out and buying coffeeChase Bank deleted a tweet this week where it appeared that the bank was doing some personal finance shaming. The tweet mocked customers f...
01:26, 05/02/2019

Viral clip of Russian policeman punching woman sparks outrage A video clip of a Russian riot policeman punching a female protester has gone viral, provoking outrage on social networks. Russia's Interior Ministry has promised that the "guilty will have to face responsibility."...
08:39, 08/13/2019

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Jackie Chan sparks outrage over comments on Hong Kong protests Chan, who was born in Hong Kong, broke his silence on the pro-democracy demonstrations and said he hoped the semi-autonomous territory “can return to peace soon.”...
14:13, 08/16/2019

Tekashi 6ix9ine sparks cash-grabbing frenzy at his former Brooklyn school Good judgment is apparently not part of the curriculum. When notorious rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine showed up at his former middle school in Brooklyn last year, he was welcomed in and gave a spontaneous performance that quickly turned into a “dangerous sit...
03:26, 08/18/2019

Watch: Bear Tumbles Off Cliff After Stones Thrown At It; Sparks Outrage The bear had climbed a steep mountain ridge after being chased by the people from the nearby village, but fell into a stream after losing balance as people aimed stones at it....
13:26, 05/11/2019

Poll surge for Nigel Farage sparks panic among the Tories and Labour Support for the Conservatives at the European elections slumps to 11%, less than a third of what the Brexit party is pollingSenior Tory and Labour politicians have issued frantic calls to their voters to back them in next week’s European elections af...
23:26, 05/11/2019

Virginia church sign ‘America: Love or Leave It’ sparks criticism, support This image taken from video provided by WSET-TV shows a sign “America: Love it or Leave It.” posted outside the Friendship Baptist Church in Appomattox, Va., on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. Amid a national furor over President Donald Trump’s t...
08:13, 07/20/2019

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s gold medal sparks fierce debate Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s gold medal-winning performance at the Pacific Games continues to reverberate long after the event, with a New Zealand women’s group demanding sports authorities put a stop to “unfair” competition....
19:00, 07/30/2019

Irina Shayk sparks Bradley Cooper breakup rumors, steps out without ring Irina Shayk is sparking rumors she and Bradley Cooper have broken up after stepping out without a ring thought to be from longtime boyfriend Bradley Cooper.        ...
13:13, 06/08/2019

New York school district's facial recognition system sparks privacy fears Plan for cameras to track students in Lockport’s schools called ‘unprecedented invasion of privacy’ and ‘colossal waste of money’A school district in western New York is launching a first-of-its-kind facial recognition system, generating new privacy ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Reds' Amir Garrett throws leaping punch, sparks brawl with Pirates Cincinnati Reds pitcher Amir Garrett charged from the mound and threw a leaping punch near the Pittsburgh Pirates' dugout, sparking a benches-clearing brawl Tuesday night....
17:52, 07/31/2019

Arnaud Démare wins stage 10 of Giro after Ackermann crash sparks chaos Frenchman holds off Viviani and Selig in reduced sprint Points leader Ackermann hits tarmac close to finishArnaud Démare claimed his first win of 2019 with victory on stage 10 of the Giro d’Italia in Modena.The Frenchman held off the Italian national...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Trump's 'Salute to America' sparks heated debate over militarization of the Fourth of July President Trump's decision to showcase a wide array of military hardware at the capital's Fourth of July celebration has sparked a fierce dispute between those who argue he's militarizing a national holiday and those who applaud what they call a patr...
11:00, 07/05/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
13:39, 07/14/2019

Jenelle Evans' Husband David Eason's Alleged Killing of Her Dog Sparks Investigation Authorities have gotten involved after Teen Mom 2 star Jenelle Evans' husband David Eason allegedly intentionally shot and killed her dog, and he could face jail time if he is charged and......
08:00, 05/03/2019

Draghi sparks a wild ride in markets and cements expectations for a quarter-point Fed cut Europe's head central banker just convinced markets that the Fed will trim rates by a quarter percentage point next week, not a half point, as some had suspected....
23:39, 07/25/2019

Long-lost love letter from soldier sparks nationwide search for owner A nationwide search is underway for a soldier who wrote an adorable love letter to his sweetheart after being forced to miss their date -- more than 65 years ago....
08:39, 05/22/2019

Ilhan Omar's tweet on Israel-Gaza violence sparks condemnation from Republicans Republicans were harsh to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who tweeted about this weekend’s violence in Israel, the worst in a string of flare-ups since a 2014 war....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Disney’s Mulan star sparks call for boycott with Hong Kong stance Crystal Liu, the lead in Disney’s live-action remake, voiced support for police in the cityDisney’s live-action remake of Mulan is facing calls for a boycott after its star voiced support for police in Hong Kong.Crystal Liu, also known as Liu Yifei, ...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LGBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
21:39, 06/13/2019

Did USWNT players celebrate their goals with too much gusto? World Cup rout sparks debate. Some figures in the soccer world, and elsewhere, opined that the team should have tried to "tone down" their displays at some point, but others, such as Abby Wambach, strongly disagreed....
09:39, 06/12/2019

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
23:52, 07/16/2019

Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally U.S. stocks closed higher on Tuesday after an announced delay of planned tariffs on some Chinese imports brought buyers back to the equities market in a broad-based rally....
23:13, 08/13/2019

Nicholas Sparks tried to ban an LTBTQ+ club and student protest from his school, like a villain in a book And now for a bit of news as predictable as his novels: Per an extensive report from The Daily Beast, prolific heteronormative romance bro Nicholas Sparks- who also co-founded and runs the Epiphany School of Global Studies in North Carolina - is curr...
17:26, 06/13/2019

Viral: Raccoon Stuck In Sewer Grate Sparks 2 Hour Rescue Operation Firefighters were dispatched when a passing cyclist saw a raccoon clinging desperately to the grill of a sewer, head and tiny paws visible through the metal struts....
19:52, 08/05/2019

Genie Bouchard’s twin sister sparks Nick Kyrgios dating rumors Cue the eye emojis. On Saturday, Beatrice Bouchard, the twin sister of tennis star Genie Bouchard, posted a photo of herself with Nick Kyrgios on Instagram, days after the Australian athlete’s meltdown over a white towel at the Canadian Open. &...
01:00, 08/13/2019

Germany: AfD's anti-refugee Facebook video sparks massive incitement probe In 2017, a Facebook video posted by the far-right AfD amassed numerous hate-filled comments against refugees. German authorities said they've fined nearly 100 people over their remarks and are probing scores of others....
04:00, 08/10/2019

America's Highest Minimum Wage Sparks Fight in Small California City The San Francisco suburb of Emeryville recently implemented the highest minimum wage in the U.S., $16.30 an hour, becoming ground zero for a national debate over how to balance boosting wages for the lowest-paid workers and ensuring small businesses ...
06:26, 07/25/2019

‘Close to inconceivable': Trump’s Iran rhetoric sparks warning of Iraq war redux Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle warned President Donald Trump on Wednesday to avoid plunging the United States into another Iraq-like war in the Middle East, demanding more information about vague warnings that Iran might be planning attacks on ...
10:26, 05/16/2019

Snapchat's new bold logo sparks frustration – and Twitter has jokes Snapchat's logo now has a bolder look -- literally. The outline of "Chillah" the ghost is thicker, and the Twitterverse is not okay with it.       ...
02:39, 08/17/2019

Rep. Will Hurd disinvited to cybersecurity conference after voting record on women's issues sparks outrage Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex, will no longer be speaking at cyber security conference after critics expressed outrage over his voting record on women's issues. ...
03:52, 06/15/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
14:52, 07/04/2019

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during....
02:00, 06/01/2019

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claim...
17:00, 08/17/2019

WNBA suspends Los Angeles Sparks' Riquna Williams 10 games for domestic violence Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams was arrested on April 29 and charged with two felony counts. Her criminal case is ongoing.       ...
07:00, 07/17/2019

'Prolific' severe weather event sparks tornadoes, hail, flooding in Oklahoma, Texas The central United States is once again on heightened alert as severe storms, which could produce life-threatening impacts such as long-track tornadoes and flash flooding, ignite across the region through Monday night....
03:52, 05/21/2019

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
18:13, 07/01/2019

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
19:52, 05/28/2019

Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook,' apologizes for alleged ban on LGBT club at his Christian school Romance writer Nicholas Sparks issued an apology on Monday for remarks he made in 2013 opposing the formation of an LGBT club at his Christian school....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
09:13, 06/18/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
22:13, 07/12/2019

Europe heat wave sparks massive wildfire in Spain, record temperatures in France As a heat wave continues to scorch parts of Western Europe, a wildfire has broken out in northeastern Spain and France measured its highest-ever June temperature. The heat is expected to continue into the weekend....
02:39, 06/28/2019

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
03:13, 05/24/2019

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media After Facebook Post Sparks Anti-Muslim Riot Several dozen people threw stones at mosques and Muslim-owned stores and a man was beaten in the Christian-majority town of Chilaw on the west coast on Sunday in a dispute that started on Facebook,......
12:26, 05/13/2019

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
22:39, 06/10/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new president — test the boundaries of the freedom of expression....
17:39, 05/15/2019

Rooney Mara's Massive Diamond Ring Sparks Joaquin Phoenix Engagement Rumors Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara might be taking a major step in their relationship! It looks like the 44-year-old Joker star and 34-year-old Girl With the Dragon Tattoo actress could be......
04:26, 05/29/2019

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a rapidly gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, has racked up noise complaints from neighbors. On W...
00:00, 07/24/2019

Euro Papers: Neymar to Barca is ON as Coutinho loan sparks string of huge transfers "Neymar\u0027s wish to leave PSG for Barcelona may finally be about to come true, after Philippe Coutinho\u0027s loan to Bayern Munich freed up space at the Nou Camp. However, Spanish papers report that the move hinges on Paulo Dybala moving to Paris...
22:13, 08/19/2019

Fat Controller 'should be in charge of rail system's day-to-day operation' Oversight for the UK's rail system should be in the hands of a single "Fat Controller"-type figure which is independent of the Government, the head of a major review has reportedly said....
17:39, 07/16/2019

Royal capital to 'smart city': Myanmar's Mandalay gets high-tech makeover, sparks 'spy' fears Once a seat of kings, the city of Mandalay in northern Myanmar has seen turbulent chapters in its 162-year history – the fall of Burma's last royal dynasty and decades of colonial rule. Now, officials are attempting to transform the former royal capi...
10:26, 08/04/2019

Hammer sparks caused California’s largest wildland fire in state history, officials say The 2018 Ranch Fire burned a total of 640 square miles, destroyed nearly 160 homes and killed a firefighter. It all started with sparks from a hammer.        ...
22:13, 06/07/2019

Dmitriy Andreychenko, armed with ‘tactical rifle’ and body armor, sparks chaos at Missouri Walmart A man carrying a “tactical rifle” and clad in body armor sparked chaos when he walked into a Missouri Walmart on Thursday, police said — less than a week after a gunman stormed a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The man, who was in his 20s, sent terrified ...
16:13, 08/09/2019

Nicholas Sparks reportedly tried to ban an LGBTQ club at the private prep school he founded, emails show MediaPunch/Diego Corredor via Associated Press The novelist Nicholas Sparks tried to shut down an LGBTQ club from being formed at the private prep school he co-founded, emails published by The Daily Beast on Thursday show. The former headmaster sued...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Second human-sized jellyfish spotted off English coast sparks invasion fears: Haven't 'seen the biggest yet' It sounds like something out of a 1950s B-movie, but Brits are worried about an invasion of gigantic jellyfish after a second one was spotted this week....
15:39, 07/18/2019

Virgin Galactic deal sparks interest in an obscure investment vehicle with a spotty track record There's lots of excitement that tech superstar Chamath Palihapitiya's Social Capital Hedosophia is buying a 49% stake (roughly $800 million) in Virgin Galactic to do space flights....
02:13, 07/10/2019

Newly elected California lawmaker sparks criticism for appearing to invite only Christians to town hall A recently elected California lawmaker is the subject of criticism for appearing to only invite Christians to a town hall meeting, just days after being sworn into office. ...
23:26, 06/15/2019

Treatment of Sarah Sanders still sparks hate mail, Red Hen co-owner admits year after Va. restaurant incident Nearly a year after kicking White House press secretary Sarah Sanders out of a Virginia restaurant, the co-owner of the business says she has endured months of criticism and harassment as a result....
14:26, 05/15/2019

The 13 best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.        ...
21:00, 05/16/2019

The best places to travel alone Solo travelers can and do go just about anywhere, but these places are particularly easy and even rewarding to visit by yourself.       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

How to Prepare Your Pet for Air Travel Traveling with animals can be tricky and stressful, especially if they are like every pet I have ever owned and have a naturally skittish temperament. But there are some steps you can take to make air travel less stressful for them—and you....
22:39, 07/16/2019

Air travel in academia Our planet’s warming climate presents an imminent and catastrophic challenge that will have far-reaching economic, social, and political ramifications. As residents of a wealthy, developed nation, we contribute more to climate change than the average...
00:00, 08/08/2019

Sick morgue photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala surfaces on Twitter, sparks outrage A sick photo of Argentinian soccer player Emiliano Sala taken after his death in a plane crash surfaced on Twitter, sparking outrage and a U.K. police investigation....
04:26, 04/30/2019

Kagoshima weather: Entire Japanese city of 600,000 people evacuated as nearly 40 inches of rain sparks landslide fears Japan has ordered the evacuation of almost the entire population of 600,000 people from Kagoshima City after heavy rains threatened landslides and other damage....
12:39, 07/03/2019

Nick Jonas' Met Gala outfit sparks 'Game of Thrones' comparisons from Sophie Turner, social media Littlefinger, is that you? Many people had something to say about Nick Jonas’ look at the Met Gala on Monday — including Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) herself....
06:52, 05/09/2019

Deadline for Travel ID lurks TUCSON – Only 300 more business days and you will need a Travel I.D. to be able to pass through an airport checkpoint. The Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division is urging people to not procrastinate in getting their identi...
11:00, 07/30/2019

Instagram inspired travel (NBC News) This weekend kicks off the busy summer travel season, and social media sites like Instagram are inspiring people to chase new experiences. “Younger generations that will literally book a destination based on how Instagrammable it is;...
02:52, 05/25/2019

The travel hack airlines don't want you to use Nobody who sold you that instant oatmeal, jar of multivitamins, bar of soap, perfume-free laundry detergent, latest best-seller, NASCAR tickets or whatever Gwyneth Paltrow sells on her website will come after you to make sure you used your purchases....
13:26, 08/01/2019

How to protect your privacy when you travel There are ways to safeguard your privacy on land and in the air. These tips can help you deal with cameras, data breaches and visual hackers.        ...
14:26, 05/31/2019

Cuba travel restrictions: What you need to know Travel to Cuba got more difficult -- and more confusing -- this week for Americans and travelers under US jurisdiction. Here's what we know about the most significant traveler impacts of the new Trump administation rules....
05:00, 06/07/2019

Get Vaccinated for Measles Before You Travel You may not think of Europe as a place where you need vaccines before you go on vacation, but measles cases are at a record high in Europe this year. The CDC recommends that people traveling to any country outside the US take precautions against meas...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Swipe right and travel around the world Most people can only dream of traveling the world with someone they love, but dating app Bumble will let one lucky employee take this bucket list item to the next level....
22:39, 06/07/2019

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids) Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.       ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

What Janet Mock Can’t Travel Without For the trans-rights activist and producer of the FX show, “Pose,” must-have travel items include magazines, a sleep mask and bikinis for every day of the week....
06:13, 07/13/2019

By Air, Land and Sea, Travel is Electrifying From Norway to Nevada to New York, efforts are underway to make transportation and tourism more sustainable. Electrifying the ways people get around are a big part....
20:52, 07/17/2019

What You Need to Know About the Zika Virus and Travel The virus has been out of the headlines, but that doesn’t mean it is gone. The World Health Organization just updated its guidelines for travelers to the Zika zone....
22:52, 07/02/2019

Harden: New move will look like a travel; it's not James Harden says as part of his offseason efforts toward innovation, he will be working on another move this summer beyond his step-back jumper from two years ago and his side step-back jumper he introduced last season....
13:13, 07/20/2019

The best places to travel in August Some of the best and most inexpensive places to visit in August with cooler weather. Buzz60's Taisha Henry has the story.       ...
16:39, 07/17/2019

A New Low-Cost Revolution in Air Travel? JetBlue’s new flights to London from New York and Boston will test whether medium-haul routes can be budget airlines’ next growth hope. There’s reason to believe, but the margin for error (and profit) is thin....
16:52, 05/03/2019

What it's really like to travel the world in a camper van From the outside, it looks like a dream life. Rugged mountains, sweeping canyons, the road ahead -- all through the eyes of a super attractive millennial couple. But is life in a camper van -- #VanLife -- as idyllic as it looks?...
19:13, 07/26/2019

Is a vacation for a caregiver even possible? Yes -- here's your new way to 'travel' Three hospitals. Four rehab centers and nursing homes. And 24/7 private home care in between. That was my widowed mother's life -- and by extension my life -- in 2018 and spilling over into this year....
15:26, 04/28/2019

French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
14:00, 07/12/2019

The best travel credit cards of 2019 Heading out? The best travel credit cards can offer rewards, points, perks, and cash back whether you're flying, driving, or even on staycation.        ...
00:52, 06/06/2019

Know the risks: Travel advisories by country The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
01:00, 07/18/2019

Why the iPad Pro replaced my MacBook Pro for travel After putting his iPad Pro to use as his main work machine, Patrick Gray explains what he does and doesn't like about the mobile device and its accessories....
09:39, 08/21/2019

It Just Got a Lot Harder for Americans to Travel to Cuba. Here’s What to Know Traveling to Cuba just got tougher for Americans. The U.S. departments of Treasury and Commerce announced new restrictions Tuesday that include travel bans for cruise ships and group tours from the U.S. effective Wednesday, June 5. The rules target t...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Top travel experiences in the world, per TripAdvisor Italy, Chicago and Iceland tours top TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, which spotlights the top tours around the world.       ...
18:26, 06/20/2019

10 travel items to take the stress out of your next trip Vacations are supposed to be relaxing getaways, not stressful, anxiety-inducing nightmares. While obviously there are some things you just can’t control, there are a lot of things you can. Take packing, for instance. Wouldn’t it ease your mind knowin...
20:26, 08/20/2019

Global air travel's biggest-ever breakthrough British aviators John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed the first nonstop transatlantic flight in 1919. An egg-shaped monument in Ireland marks this moment in aviation history....
11:52, 06/14/2019

Five ways to manage travel sickness Focus on your breathing, stay still – and keep your eyes on the horizonDon’t travel on small planes, which tend to be worse than larger jets. If you are on a boat, keep towards the centre, where there is less movement. In a car, being the driver help...
18:26, 05/26/2019

Video Games That Let You Travel To The Moon This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission and the Moon landing. Five decades ago, NASA used old computers and a lot of math to send men to the moon and bring them back. In honor of this historic event, let’s take a loo...
21:26, 07/20/2019

How one start-up is digitizing the travel business Ruzwana Bashir, co-founder and CEO of Peek.com, a trip-booking company backed by the likes of Eric Schmidt and Jack Dorsey, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how the company is riding the trends in the travel activities market, which may hit $120 billion...
03:39, 07/03/2019

U.S. further tightens travel restrictions for Cuba The United States further tightened travel restrictions to Cuba on Tuesday by limiting some group travel to the island nation along with travel by private vessels like cruise ships, the Treasury Department announced....
20:39, 06/04/2019

Why travel makes you smarter and wiser Want to max out the wisdom-inducing power of travel? Here are some experience-expanding parameters to impose on yourself the next time you leave home....
12:26, 07/12/2019

Portugal is the new hot travel destination. Here's why Portugal, and Lisbon in particular, has been popping up lately as a hot travel destination – and with good reason.       ...
20:26, 06/13/2019

48 kilometers is the farthest most people will travel to get some ass It turns out that 48 kilometers (30 miles) is the maximum distance most dating app users are willing to travel for a chance to meet the love of their lives. Indeed, two-thirds of people (68 percent) are seeking partners within the borders of their ow...
07:39, 07/19/2019

US tightens Cuba travel restrictions The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region....
17:26, 06/04/2019

The Six Most Travel-Friendly Jumpsuits and Rompers Wearing rompers and jumpsuits is often a fashion roller coaster. The one-piece outfits can be extremely cute and stylish, but they can also be a pain to put on and take off. Let’s not even get into the whole the bathroom situation....
01:52, 08/16/2019

CDC Issues Measles Travel Warning A new Centers for Disease Control report is raising concerns that travelers visiting Europe could bring home not just memories, but potentially new measles cases. Health experts say the region is experiencing a spike in measles, up 300 percent in the...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Tourism expert: 'Many say they want to travel sustainably — but then they don't' People are now aware of climate change. But almost no one wants to do without a holiday flight or cruise. A CO2 tax could change that, says tourism expert Wolfgang Günther....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Stranger Things 4 Will Travel Even Further Outside of Hawkins Prepare to see even more of the world outside of Hawkins. Assuming Stranger Things is renewed for a season four (which somehow isn't official yet), the show will be expanding to......
03:39, 07/11/2019

How to Find Podcasts About Your Travel Destination The History Podcasts Map is a world map with markers for podcasts (and podcast episodes) that discuss certain cities, states, countries, and regions. While it’s far from exhaustive, it’s a great starting point if you want to learn about a particular ...
18:00, 07/25/2019

What Is Your Favorite Summer Travel Destination? To celebrate @nytimestravel’s one million Instagram followers, the Travel desk is collecting and sharing some of our readers’ favorite summer getaway spots....
21:13, 07/16/2019

Carry-on essentials for international travel When traveling overseas, you’ll want most of your trip essentials on hand in your carry-on. Start with this international travel checklist.       ...
17:26, 08/05/2019

Our favorite travel photos of the year so far At its best, travel photography inspires, intrigues and informs. It sets us on armchair adventures or moves us to plan a dream trip. See amazing images from 2019 and journey the world through pictures....
18:52, 04/30/2019

CNN Travel's 19 places to visit in 2019 CNN Travel unveils 19 of the best places to visit in 2019 -- including hallowed ground in France, the US Space Coast and the exotic Middle Eastern nation of Oman....
18:00, 05/22/2019

What they really think: America seen through the world's travel warnings Close US allies have long warned their citizens about the risks of exploring the New World, with online advisories that often categorize domestic mass shootings as simple terrorism -- and also warn about the astronomical cost of American healthcare f...
13:00, 08/10/2019

Ask the Captain: All your air-travel questions, answered You've got questions about how airplanes and airlines work and Captain John Cox has answers. Each week, he clears up aviation mysteries.       ...
16:00, 06/29/2019

To Travel the World at 90% Off, Join an Airline Most airlines let their employees fly standby free of charge and their competitors’ staffers for close to free. It would be like Ford giving free cars to all employees and 90%-off discounts to General Motors laborers....
21:26, 07/24/2019

Most expensive cities for business travel Your business trip might be more basic airport hotel than five-star city center establishment, but wherever you're staying, being a traveling executive can add up....
14:47, 04/28/2019

EU nations aim high with plan to tax air travel The Netherlands and France are trying to convince fellow European nations at a conference in The Hague to end tax exemptions on jet fuel and plane tickets, as part of a drive to make the EU carbon neutral by 2050....
17:52, 06/20/2019

This Yankees juggernaut is happy to travel Aaron Judge hasn’t heard details about how London Stadium, the site of the 2012 Olympics, will be reconfigured to host a Major League Baseball game. But he’s heard it’s going to be about 385 feet to the wall in center field, which is 5 feet shorter t...
15:52, 06/27/2019

6 travel hacks you need to know for summer vacation As you book your vacation, here are 6 tech hacks to do to make your trip hassle-free and help keep your family safe and secure.        ...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Peak Design’s Travel Tripod The camera clip and bag company has made a portable, packable, easy-to-setup professional travel tripod. Video Producers: Yashad Kulkarni, Gregory S. Manalo Shooter / Editor: Gregory S. Manalo...
21:52, 05/21/2019

Netherlands pushes air travel tax for Europe The Netherlands wants the EU to place a tax on kerosene-based jet fuel to end what it calls the undertaxation of the aviation industry and to fight climate change. The lofty goal could prove a challenge to implement....
04:00, 06/21/2019

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
21:13, 07/10/2019

International travel essentials that belong in your carry-on When traveling overseas, you’ll want most of your trip essentials on hand in your carry-on. Start with this international travel checklist.       ...
04:26, 08/04/2019

TSA allows flyers to travel with drug derived from marijuana The Transportation Security Administration has changed its cannabis policy to allow passengers to travel with some forms of CBD oil and a drug derived from marijuana that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration....
21:26, 05/29/2019

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
22:13, 07/15/2019

SteelSeries' Apex Pro keyboards have customizable key travel The watchword for any gaming peripheral worth its salt is customization, because you want to make sure that everything is in sync with your hands. SteelSeries has taken this to heart, and is launching a pair of new keyboards that let you customize ho...
15:26, 05/28/2019

Ask the Captain: Frequently asked questions about air travel You've got questions about how airplanes and airlines work and Captain John Cox has answers. Each week, he clears up aviation mysteries.       ...
19:00, 06/24/2019

The Move to Make Hyperloop Travel a Reality While technology has made it possible to stream any video and hail a car from almost anywhere, it still hasn’t been able to make the travel experience any less terrible....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Airport amenities that ease summer travel Many of the nation’s airports introducing new amenities and services to help passengers better enjoy — or at least tolerate — their time in the terminals.       ...
04:13, 08/01/2019

Tracing Your Roots Through Travel, According to Mickela Mallozzi She has danced the tango in Buenos Aires and immersed herself in South Korea’s K-pop. Now the host of “Bare Feet” is using her DNA to better explore the world and her ancestry....
16:39, 08/17/2019

Fix Your Travel Nightmares Through Your Carrier's Airport Lounge I have one of those bougie credit cards that comes with airport lounge access—via Priority Pass—and I always wondered what the point was. Sure, you can get a few free snacks and a decent place to sit, but it’s not like the lounge is passing out free ...
22:39, 07/16/2019

Travel advisories by country, per the US Department of State The U.S. Department of State issues travel advisories intended to help travelers understand the risks involved in visiting certain countries.       ...
16:39, 07/17/2019

The 10 best travel experiences around the world, ranked by TripAdvisor Italy, Chicago and Iceland tours top TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Awards for Experiences, which spotlights the top tours around the world.       ...
00:52, 06/20/2019

Saudi women gain right to travel without permission Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel without permission, ending controversial restrictions under the country's "male guardian" system that have been criticized by international human rights organizations....
07:26, 08/02/2019

In Europe, the Movement to Give Up Air Travel Is Taking Off. Could the U.S. Be Next? As a fairly reserved group, Scandinavians tend to be generally disinclined to chat to people they don’t know. But as the train for Berlin pulls out of Malmo station in southern Sweden late on a July afternoon during one of this summer’s m...
08:39, 08/02/2019

Win a Vacation by Sharing Your Travel Horror Story Many of us have experienced a disastrous flight or a debilitating case of sea-sickness that turned a vacation into a nightmare. Well, one company wants to reward one traveler with a trip re-do and cover up to $10,000 in expenses—sea sickness not incl...
19:39, 06/20/2019

The best travel tech for a stress-free holiday How to keep your mobile, tablet, Kindle and headphones charged and connected abroadIt’s July, the sun’s out and the summer break is almost upon us, which can mean only one thing: it’s holiday time.But holidays no longer mean leaving all your worldly ...
10:00, 07/05/2019

Gravel Made the Travel Pillow of Blankets If, like me, you prefer to spend as much time as possible under a blanket at home, Gravel made a blanket that you can take with you anywhere.Read more......
06:39, 05/29/2019

People want to travel more sustainably. But we need help to do it | Michael Segalov Choosing the train over the plane costs more in time and money. That’s where the state and employers can step in It’s almost funny – the start of a comedian’s dark, sardonic joke in an Edinburgh fringe show. We are in the midst of a climate emergency...
21:26, 08/02/2019

Dog dies in travel trailer fire in Marana TUCSON – A dog has died after it was trapped in a Marana trailer fire that broke out Monday morning. According to Avra Valley Fire District, firefighters were dispatched to the 16000 block of West Polo Lane after an electrical problem ignited a...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?       ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Travel is going to be an important trade issue: Ctrip James Liang of Ctrip.com International says there has been "very robust growth" in the number of Chinese travelers going to Europe, Africa and the Middle East, but not the U.S. However, America will be "very attractive" if it remains open to students...
23:39, 05/07/2019

Teen activist to travel to US by boat because she refuses to fly Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has revealed she's travelling from Britain to the US next month by boat to attend two key conferences - because she refuses to fly....
14:13, 07/30/2019

Learn Your Destination's Emergency Number Before You Travel What happens when you dial 911 abroad? Depending on where you are, it’ll either put you in touch with a local emergency response team or remain unanswered, which is the last thing you need in a crisis....
07:00, 08/16/2019

What's trending in travel? Singapore's pros weigh in What happens when 24 travel industry professionals sit down to lunch and delve into the top global travel trends? CNN Travel's Executive Editor, Brekke Fletcher, reveals all....
02:13, 05/21/2019

Here’s How Much British Taxpayers Pay for the Royal Family’s Travel The latest royal accounts have revealed that taxpayers in the UK paid £2.4 million towards the renovation of Frogmore House, which has become the official residence of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. The 18th century house near Windsor castle w...
20:52, 06/26/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
13:39, 06/10/2019

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
11:39, 06/28/2019

Air travel messes with your body in really strange ways Airplanes are rife with health dangers, and the risks are greater than just picking up the common cold: Flying can trip up your taste buds, make your limbs swell and even make you more emotional. “It sounds strange, but I never order tomato juice unl...
01:39, 07/02/2019

The best credit cards with travel insurance of 2019 Paying for your vacation with the right credit credit card can alleviate your travel nightmares, at no extra cost to you.       ...
16:39, 07/29/2019

Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis Space travel could cripple astronauts with arthritis from a young age, research reveals. Even short spells could be harmful because bones and joints interact differently in zero gravity. Previous research showed that living in space leads to other ch...
01:52, 05/24/2019

Five Travel-Friendly Dresses That Belong in Your Suitcase I travel a ton. When I’m on the road, at conferences, in the air, or wandering around a new city, I don’t just want to have pockets, I need them. I’m not talking about the useless front pockets on a pair of skinny jeans, I’m talking the kind of pocke...
05:13, 07/13/2019

Google shuts down its Trips travel planning app Google is killing yet another app, although you might not mind quite as much with this one. The company is shutting down its Trips travel app as of August 5th (that's today, if you're reading in time) in favor of steering users to both its...
04:39, 08/06/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Travel essentials you'll want to pack in your carry-on Whether you're heading out of town or out of the country, having these essentials in your carry-on will make traveling smoother.       ...
08:26, 08/10/2019

Bless You, Heathrow, For Getting Rid of One of the Worst Parts of Air Travel There is not really a single appealing thing about air travel, but going through security has to be right up there in the top three Shittiest Things about flying. Thankfully, London’s Heathrow Airport is actually being proactive about making that who...
20:39, 06/06/2019

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra fo...
02:13, 05/21/2019

Amnesty International issues travel warning for US The human rights organization warns gun violence has led to a "human rights crisis" in the US. The killings of 31 people in attacks at the weekend have renewed pressure on President Trump to strengthen gun controls....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
00:26, 05/21/2019

How is the heat wave in Europe affecting travel? Getting from A to B in these baking hot conditions is a challenge for commuters and holiday travelers alike. So which mode of transport is best suited to cope with the heatwave?...
19:26, 07/25/2019

How to Get Financial Assistance for an Abortion—Including Travel Even though abortion is still technically legal in all 50 states, that doesn’t mean the clinics are accessible and affordable for everyone. The cost of the procedure itself is one thing—and in some cases, may be covered by your insurance—but even if ...
22:26, 06/06/2019

These countries are launching a paperless travel program A pilot project that seeks to enable passengers to fly between the Netherlands and Canada using their mobile phones, instead of passports, was launched at the Montreal airport on Wednesday. The Known Traveller Digital Identity platform will be tested...
01:13, 06/27/2019

No passport, no travel for Wolves forward Traore "Wolves winger Adama Traore missed Thursday\u0027s Europa League qualifier in Armenia because he left his passport at home, according to team manager Nuno Espirito Santo."...
20:26, 08/09/2019

Beware of This Souvenir-Shop Travel Scam Before you travel overseas, always research common scams at your destination so you don’t fall victim to ploys directed at tourists (like bottled water or “skip the line” scams). And the next time you decide to visit a souvenir shop, be careful. On ...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Make Sure Your Flight Reservation Is Ticketed Before You Travel Before you head to the airport, be sure to check your reservation for an actual ticket number—or you might end up paying for a $1,200 same-day flight....
04:13, 07/30/2019

Summer travel destinations to stretch the US dollar As strength of the US dollar continues to worry politicians and market analysts, we see it as an excellent excuse to travel. Here are five countries where your US dollars will go further in the summer of 2019....
06:13, 07/13/2019

State Department updates travel warnings The State Department wants Americans to be cautious and aware when traveling abroad this summer and has updated travel warnings. 57 countries are on the State Department’s Travel Advisory list ranging from level 2 to level 4. Some are popular v...
09:52, 05/14/2019

NatGeo reveals the best travel photo of 2019 A snowy fishing village in Greenland, a vulture soaring through the sky in Spain, and a trio of actors gearing up for an opera performance in China all make up the award winners in the 2019 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year awards....
04:13, 06/13/2019

The Most Stylish and Comfortable Travel Outfit For Guys It might not surprise you to know that any time I travel, I wind up thinking very deeply about what to wear. (Okay, okay, that also happens when I go on a date, or take a meeting, or ya know, leave the house to get a bagel on Saturday mornings.) I go...
02:39, 05/16/2019

Make Travel Suck Less With These Seven Gadgets and Accessories Traveling can be as stressful as it is exciting, but avid travelers tend to have a few products up their sleeves to make the experience running smoothly, and the key is to be as efficient as possible.Read more......
07:26, 06/05/2019

Leica's V-Lux 5 is a high-end, travel-friendly camera Leica isn't exactly known for offering cameras that both offer long-zoom lenses and a relatively affordable price, but it's ready to bend those rules a bit. The company has introduced the V-Lux 5, an upscale rebadge of Panasonic's FZ-...
20:13, 07/10/2019

Which Entry Level Travel Rewards Card Is Right For You? We’ve long recommended the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card as a great first travel rewards card for most people, but depending on your priorities and travel habits, it’s worth comparing it to another of our favorites, the Capital One Venture Rewards Cr...
03:52, 05/14/2019

Book Your Fall Travel Now During Southwest's Sale Summer hasn’t officially started, but that doesn’t mean you can’t look forward to autumn travel. Personally, September and October are my favorite months for a trip—the weather (in most places) is getting bearable again, and you don’t have to deal wi...
22:00, 06/05/2019

YouGov survey ranking classic British food sparks outrage online as pork pies among least popular and sausage rolls not included A survey ranking Britain's favourite classic dishes has sparked outrage online after scotch eggs and pork pies were listed among the nation's least favourite foods....
02:39, 06/13/2019

Hilton Plays Catch-Up in Luxury-Travel Market Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to open 11 more luxury hotels globally this year as it tries to catch up to its competitors in the growing luxury-travel market....
15:13, 07/15/2019

US imposes new Cuba travel restrictions including ban on cruises Trump administration says ‘group educational travel’ and cruise ships will no longer be ways for US citizens to visit CubaThe Trump administration has imposed heavy new restrictions on travel to Cuba by US citizens, including a ban on cruises, in a b...
23:52, 06/04/2019

Pompeo offers to travel to Iran after 'missile launch' The US secretary of state has said he is willing to travel to Iran for talks as reports emerged on Friday that the Iranian regime had test-fired a medium range missile....
15:13, 07/26/2019

'Fast and the Furious' franchise could someday travel to space If you follow Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson on Instagram, you've been watching his intimidating workouts in preparation for his new film for about two years....
14:39, 07/31/2019

Expedia Fined by US for Providing Travel Services to Cuba Expedia has agreed to pay a $325,406 fine to the US government for an alleged violation of the economic sanctions on Cuba, the Treasury Department has said....
19:26, 06/14/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
02:26, 06/24/2019

Planning to travel while on Medicare? Make sure you have coverage at your destination Whether you're covered for medical services while traveling depends partly on where you're going and how you receive your Medicare benefits....
14:26, 07/14/2019

Travel Smarter With Our Favorite Toiletry Bags For 20% Off [Exclusive] Gravel’s Expeditioner Bags are some of our favorites, and you can get them for 20% off for Prime Day right now with promo code PRIME20. Available in two sizes, the bags are made from a premium waterproof material, and include a bunch of thoughtfully ...
16:13, 07/12/2019

The 6 best travel credit cards to save money of 2019 Heading out? The best travel credit cards can offer rewards, points, perks, and cash back whether you're flying, driving, or even on staycation.        ...
17:52, 06/07/2019

File Your Credit Card Travel Insurance Claim Right Away It’s one thing to know that your credit card offers insurance for travel mishaps like delayed baggage or airlines that suddenly shut down. It’s another thing to know how to access those benefits when you’re on the road....
20:00, 06/27/2019

20 of the best lakes to visit in Europe: readers' travel tips Highland hideaways, glacial lagoons, alpine watersports and lynx-spotting … our readers have tested the waters and know where to stayThe bluest and clearest of the lakes near Salzburg, you can jump into Attersee and enjoy a wonderful dip. Surrounded ...
18:26, 06/29/2019