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Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

Three-quarters of areas tested show contamination, European Environment Agency saysHeavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe’...

Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

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Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Study: Heavy metals in N Carolina lake bottom extensive RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Duke University scientist says a toxic stew of coal ash has spilled repeatedly and apparently unnoticed from storage pits at a Wilmington power plant into an adjoining lake, and flooding from Hurricane Florence was only the lat...
16:13, 06/03/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise as U.S.-China trade talks set to resume Shanghai base metals prices rose on Wednesday as hopes grew for a resolution to the prolonged U.S.-China trade war after U.S. President Donald Trump said talks would resume later this month after a recent hiatus....
11:13, 06/19/2019

METALS-Metals in tight trade as disappointing China data pressures prices Most industrial metals traded in a tight range on Tuesday after data showed growth in China's factory activity unexpectedly slowing in April, suggesting the economy is struggling to regain traction....
06:39, 04/30/2019

METALS-Base metals fall on demand worries amid dragging trade war Industrial metals fell on Wednesday on worries over global demand amid an extended trade war between China and the United States that has showed no signs of letting up....
10:00, 05/29/2019

METALS-Most metals rebound from fund selling as trade talks progress Most base metals except copper and zinc on Thursday rose from a tumbling session in the previous day, with progress in the U.S.-China trade talks lending some support....
06:00, 05/02/2019

METALS-Most metals rise on trade talk progress; zinc dips on ample stocks Most base metals rebounded marginally on Thursday, from a sharp decline in the previous session, as investors cheered reports that the United States and China were making headway in their trade negotiations....
09:39, 05/02/2019

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
07:00, 06/13/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but copper and nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rebounded from the previous session's slump. U...
05:13, 05/07/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although trading was tight ahead of holidays in top consumer China....
12:26, 04/29/2019

METALS-Industrial metals trade sideways on demand concerns Industrial metals barely moved on Tuesday as investors were cautious about demand for metals amid a lack of progress in the prolonged U.S.-China trade war and weak manufacturing data from the world's top economies....
10:26, 06/04/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals rise after China premier says to keep tax low Industrial metals on the Shanghai Futures Exchange rose on Monday, after Chinese premier Li Keqiang said China would look to rein in taxes to support the economy....
09:39, 05/27/2019

METALS-Disappointing China data pressures metals prices Most industrial metals fell on Tuesday, after data showed growth in China's factory activity unexpectedly slowed in April, suggesting the economy is still struggling to regain traction. China's official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 50.1 i...
06:39, 04/30/2019

How to Identify Poison Ivy “Leaves of three, let it be” is a classic rhyme about poison ivy, and it’s accurate: the plant’s triple leaflets are a reliable characteristic. But if you want to know more about this itch-inducing plant, you need to learn a few more things....
22:39, 07/16/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the p...
00:52, 07/09/2019

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area.       ...
03:39, 07/02/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of ...
20:26, 05/23/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Terrorism on the High Seas Julie Salamon’s “An Innocent Bystander: The Killing of Leon Klinghoffer” recounts an episode that introduced Americans to terrorism long before 9/11....
12:13, 06/18/2019

Kenyan banned after positive test for rat poison substance Kenyan marathon runner Felix Kirwa has been suspended for nine months after testing positive for strychnine, a substance sometimes used as rat poison....
22:39, 06/12/2019

Woman who sent poison to judges pleads guilty to escape BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Connecticut woman who was imprisoned for mailing cookies laced with rat poison to Supreme Court justices and others has pleaded guilty to escaping from federal custody. Seventy-three-year-old Barbara March s...
21:52, 05/06/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in the cruise industry....
20:26, 05/13/2019

Matt Hancock launches study into 'deadly poison' of air pollution Review will assess impact of dirty air on health and will support NHS efforts to go greenThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, has described polluted air as a “slow and deadly poison” and warned of a growing national health emergency.Hancock has commis...
17:39, 05/11/2019

Fan Allegedly Consumes Poison In Odisha After India's World Cup Exit A cricket fan in Odisha allegedly tried to commit suicide by consuming poison on Wednesday soon after the Indian team lost their World Cup semi-final match against New Zealand by 18 runs....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Berlin takes a new approach to the Three Seas Initiative Germany is begun to show support for the eastern European initiative. President Steinmeier is traveling to Ljubljana to meet with the group, as the region has come into the geopolitical focus of major powers....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
19:00, 06/28/2019

‘Poison Rose’ review: John Travolta’s latest withers on the vine John Travolta tries out a Texas twang in this predictable noir from director George Gallo, best known as writer of 1988’s terrific “Midnight Run.” But that was a long time ago, and he didn’t write this (that would be first-timer Richard Salvatore, pr...
01:39, 05/25/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
12:26, 07/08/2019

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the second world war. It is now set for a very different s...
10:13, 05/24/2019

Woman inspired by ‘Wedding Crashers’ tried to poison fiancé with eye drops: cops A North Carolina mom inspired by the movie “Wedding Crashers” allegedly tried to poison her fiancé with eye drops in order to “incapacitate” him, officials said. Jaymee Cruz, 31, faces charges after she tried to make her partn...
01:39, 06/22/2019

Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8 on Sunday night, was filled with so many unintentionally comical moments thanks to all those power m...
06:39, 05/06/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
23:52, 05/20/2019

US calls for coalition to safeguard seas off Iran and Yemen The US is calling on allies to join a coalition to safeguard waters off Iran and Yemen. The plan would see the US play a command and intelligence role, while allies would escort their own nations’ commercial ships....
21:52, 07/10/2019

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
20:52, 07/08/2019

Chinese take to the seas in annual dragon boat races HONG KONG (AP) — People in China and several other parts of Asia are competing in annual dragon boat races, a tradition with roots dating back more than 2,000 years. The dragon boats are built in the shape of war canoes and ornately carved and painte...
12:52, 06/07/2019

Brexit is political poison, and it’s green policies that are suffering | Molly Scott Cato The spat over VAT on solar batteries shows how Brussels-bashing is taking precedence over urgent social priorities• Molly Scott Cato is a Green MEPAs pro-European MEPs we grow weary of the government claiming credit for European achievements while bl...
15:39, 06/26/2019

Is the acrylamide in coffee harmful to health? Coffee products that contain roasted beans contain small amounts of the compound acrylamide. There are concerns that acrylamide may be carcinogenic, but research suggests that coffee is generally safe to drink and may actually protect against a numbe...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
20:52, 06/11/2019

Is decaf coffee harmful to health? Decaffeinated coffee, or decaf, is similar to regular coffee but contains very little caffeine. Research suggests that drinking decaf is not harmful and may share some of the health benefits of regular coffee. Learn more here....
17:13, 06/19/2019

Europe's seas to lose almost a third of life due to climate change: report Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life to further warming, says a new study. Combined with overfishing, that loss can threaten livelihood and food security in coastal nations....
23:00, 06/11/2019

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933...
19:26, 07/12/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is taken....
14:51, 04/28/2019

As waters warm, lionfish invasion strains Lebanon's seas Lebanese fisherman Hassan Younes has been diving the same waters off his coastal hometown for three decades but has never seen anything like this year as native species disappear and invasive lionfish take their place....
21:00, 07/09/2019

Jellyfish stings, poison ivy and other itchy irritations skyrocket during the summer months, but soothing relief is available (KPRC) Summer can be a time for aches and itches with stings, bites and poison ivy. However, there are some home remedies and over-the-counter options that can save you a visit to the doctor. Nurse Practitioner Linda Moghalu recommends cleaning tick ...
11:39, 07/05/2019

The U.K. Just Banned ‘Harmful Gender Stereotypes’ in Advertising A ban on advertisements containing “harmful” gender stereotypes came into force in the U.K. on Friday, in a move experts hope will reduce gender inequality. Adverts containing stereotypes such as women being bad at driving, or a husband b...
15:13, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Dirty oil crisis over for Russia, but contagion felt on high seas In the opinion of Russian officials, the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world's second-largest exporter of crude this spring is long over....
02:13, 06/25/2019

Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas | George Monbiot Unhindered by regulation, driven by greed, the fishing industry is the greatest threat to our oceans. We must take actionIt is the most important news humanity has ever received: the general collapse of life on Earth. The vast international assessmen...
13:13, 05/09/2019

Titan’s seas may be coated in organic goop that stops waves forming Saturn’s moon Titan has liquid methane seas that are remarkably calm, which may be because a layer of organic “snow” fallen from the atmosphere kills any waves...
14:13, 05/13/2019

America Could Spend $400 Billion on a Wall to Hold Back the Rising Seas—and It Might Not Be Enough At the end of the day, everything about climate change is a choice. And among the most serious choices are the ones we’ll face are along our coasts.Read more......
23:26, 06/20/2019

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass ...
11:52, 05/30/2019

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
11:52, 05/27/2019

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
21:13, 06/14/2019

Canada will ban 'harmful' single-use plastics as early as 2021 Justin Trudeau said his government is drawing inspiration from EU in planning ban on water bottles, plastic bags and strawsCanada will ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, Justin Trudeau said on Monday.The prime minister said the specific items ...
04:52, 06/11/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY’-rih-fohs) after sc...
23:52, 05/08/2019

Canada plans to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics by 2021 Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
17:13, 06/11/2019

Britain bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in advertisements LONDON — Hapless husbands and housework-burdened moms are being banished from British advertising, as a crackdown on gender stereotypes comes into force. From Friday, advertisements must not include “gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm ...
23:00, 06/14/2019

Phthalates: why you need to know about the chemicals in cosmetics Also known as plasticizers, phthalates are also commonly found in food packaging and plasticsPhthalates are a group of chemicals most commonly used to make plastic more flexible and harder to break. They also act as a binding agent or a solvent. Also...
15:39, 05/23/2019

UN oceans treaty ‘essential’ to combat ‘unprecedented pressure’ on the world’s seas – UN chief The oceans are not only under “unprecedented pressure” due to climate change, but “half of all living coral has been lost in the past 150 years”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, addressing the latest gathering of nat...
22:26, 06/17/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives and safety”, the UN anti-drugs and crime chief warn...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Senate rejects House border funding bill over 'poison pill riders,' setting up critical vote The Senate on Wednesday failed to advance the House version of a $4.5 billion bill funding efforts to combat the escalating humanitarian crisis on the southern border -- setting up a vote on its own, more bipartisan funding measure later in the day....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
14:53, 04/28/2019

The ins and outs of Dark Mode: A harmful fad or a beneficial software feature For the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the venerable "dark mode", or "night mode" if you will. iOS and Android are both slated to receive system-...
10:39, 07/01/2019

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
03:13, 06/03/2019

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “e...
06:00, 06/03/2019

If you’re anti-abortion, Pinterest might accuse you of spreading ‘harmful misinformation’ Pinterest used to be a harmless time-suck that filled your feeds with unattainable kitchens, delicious cocktail recipes, and seasonal style. Now, it’s no better than Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube when it comes to social media censorship....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Pebble Beach aims to keep harmful golf balls out of ocean Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world's best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution....
03:52, 06/13/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:26, 04/29/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of chemicals used to manufacture plastics, epoxy resins ...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Toxic chemicals and risks to infants: what to know and what you can do Exposure to potentially toxic substances that are part of modern life only adds to the many anxieties of parenting. Here’s what action you can takeFrom strapping zip ties onto cabinets to popping plastic covers into outlets, new parents do what they ...
13:26, 06/25/2019

Ask the experts: are we unnecessarily afraid of chemicals? We asked what you wanted to know about toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsHow can we stop the public from being unnecessarily afraid of c...
17:52, 06/29/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsHelp us reach our $150,000 goal to fund this series. Make a contributionA brief but telling piece of legislation was ...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Chemicals from sunscreen get into your blood: Here's what that means When people slather on sunscreen, chemicals in the products are absorbed into the bloodstream, and the health effects are still unknown, a new government study reports....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
18:26, 06/21/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
08:13, 07/12/2019

Officials warn people of harmful algae in New Jersey’s largest lake Get out of the water! A harmful green algae is growing in New Jersey’s largest lake — causing flu-like symptoms and rashes, according to an alarming report Friday. Environmental officials are now warning folks to avoid Lake Hopatcong’s to...
20:13, 06/28/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, the fact that most voice assistant are gendered as y...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Dietary Supplements May Be Harmful For Heart Health Of Young Adults And Children Supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building and energy boost posed three times more the risk of heart related ailments as compared to vitamin supplements...
15:26, 06/05/2019

Britain Bans Ads Featuring "Harmful Gender Stereotypes" Causing Offence Ads featuring "harmful gender stereotypes" which are likely to cause offence will be banned in Britain from Friday under new rules that could have a major impact on the industry....
20:39, 06/16/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would outlaw chlorpyrifos after scientist...
07:52, 05/09/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Turkey warns United States against harmful steps over Russian S-400s Turkey called on the United States on Wednesday to avoid steps harmful to bilateral relations after the U.S. State Department spokeswoman reiterated Ankara would face real and negative consequences for acquiring Russian S-400 defense systems....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Israel Chemicals Q1 profit tops estimates Israel Chemicals (ICL) on Tuesday reported a bigger than expected rise in first-quarter net profit, boosted by higher prices for its products, increased sales volume for bromine and cost reductions....
10:26, 05/07/2019

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines pesticides as any chemical substance used to regulate, prevent or destroy plants or pests – usuall...
14:13, 05/29/2019

Sunscreen chemicals seep into your bloodstream after one day of use: study The chemicals in popular sunscreens don’t just sit on the surface of the skin — many of them are absorbed into the bloodstream at levels that far surpass government-recommended thresholds for the compounds, according to a new study. The results of th...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Schumer calls on FDA to review all chemicals used in sunscreen Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday said he’s asking the FDA to review all of the ingredients of sunscreen products to ensure consumers don’t get burned by chemicals that could “seep into the bloodstream.” ​”​There is no doubt ...
03:00, 06/10/2019

Novartis says did not export dual-use chemicals to Syria Novartis did not export dual-use chemicals to a Syrian partner, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, amid scrutiny of shipments by German chemicals distributor Brenntag via a Swiss subsidiary in 2014....
15:00, 06/26/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Nearly 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, a new study finds CIA Museum A new study found that almost 9 out of 10 flying insects in hospitals carry potentially harmful bacteria, and over half of the bacterial strains found were 'superbugs,' or resistant to at least one class of antibiotics. British researcher...
01:13, 06/24/2019

Child Rights Body Says J&J Baby Shampoo "Harmful", Firm Insists It's Safe Top Indian child rights body has directed the American multinational company Johnson and Johnson to immediately withdraw a batch of its baby shampoo that it said allegedly contained "harmful"......
17:26, 05/28/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disparities in his state...
20:39, 05/01/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised ...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
13:39, 05/02/2019

FDA food sampling finds contamination by ‘forever chemicals’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Food and Drug Administration sampling has found nonstick compounds called “forever chemicals” in some foods. The FDA presented the unreleased results at a science conference in Finland last week. The Environmental Defens...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced at a lotion or shampoo bottle has probably noticed...
15:39, 05/23/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological agent or toxic chemicals, a coroner’s court has hea...
19:13, 05/01/2019

Authorities find thousands of liters of chemicals in Germany German authorities are investigating after police found thousands of liters (gallons) of harmful chemicals and gas containers stored in a depot in western Germany....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, as authorities probe how......
03:26, 04/30/2019

FDA food testing finds contamination by 'forever chemicals' The Food and Drug Administration's first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to ...
17:26, 06/04/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves....
17:52, 05/17/2019

BASF shares tumble after chemicals giant slashes outlook BASF shares fell almost 6% on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a rise....
13:39, 07/09/2019

China confirmed as source of illegal ozone-destroying chemicals Researchers have been puzzled by rising levels of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), but a new study suggests the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Hebei are the source...
12:39, 05/23/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think about climate change, we most often think about e...
06:13, 05/21/2019

'Forever chemicals' found in seafood, meats and chocolate cake, FDA says Nearly half the meat and fish tested had double the advisory level for PFAS, chemicals linked to cancer and liver problemsWhy you need to know about PFAS, the chemicals in pizza boxes and rainwearSignificant levels of chemicals linked to an array of ...
04:39, 06/04/2019

IBM built a robotic tongue to taste test hazardous chemicals The pace of technical advancement in computer vision systems over the past few years has been nothing short of astounding. The eyes of machines are quickly gaining on their biological counterparts with 1,000-fps vision, the ability to figure out what...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals – here's how it could affect your health If you care about what you eat, you should care about what it comes inThe internet cheered in December when Trader Joe’s announced it would take meaningful steps towards making its packaging more sustainable. The supermarket chain outlined a plan tha...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District officials announced Monday that Zahn’s Corner...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the oppo...
13:26, 06/25/2019

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
07:00, 06/26/2019

Tata Chemicals plans first UK industrial carbon capture demo plant Tata Chemicals Europe (TCE) plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilization (CCU) demonstration plant to trap emissions for use in sodium carbonate manufacturing, the firm said on Thursday....
02:13, 06/27/2019

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than $15 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Shares in Germany's Brenntag drop on dual-use chemicals sale to Syria Shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag dropped as much as 7.6% on Wednesday on a report that the company sold substances to a company in Syria that could go into chemical weapons, among other uses....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the scientists caution that it’s still unclear whether t...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Natural high: Brazil's Guarana growers ditch chemicals for ancient knowledge For the Guarana growers of the Amazon, the caffeine-rich berries aren't just a fortifying brew but part of ancient tradition that respects their rainforest home....
16:39, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Standard Industries, private equity vie for BASF construction chemicals -sources Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the mat...
19:13, 06/28/2019

Nearly half of British teens exposed to harmful social media content - but two-thirds don't report it, study finds Nearly half of British teenagers have said they have been exposed to harmful content on social media, but two-thirds did not report it, a survey has found....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Asian traders are set for new metals contracts The London Metal Exchange is setting its sights on Asian retail investors with the launch of dollar-denominated mini contracts for six base metals in the coming months, CEO Matthew Chamberlain said on Tuesday....
13:00, 05/07/2019

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state LaCroix cans were BPA free. National Beverage deni...
02:00, 06/12/2019

METALS-Copper slides in trade war selloff Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial metals sector, and vowed to keep squeezing Tehran unless it "fundamentally alters" its policies....
22:39, 05/08/2019

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a number of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements...
18:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. agrees to lift metals tariffs on Canada, Mexico The bargain calls for both nations to adopt tough monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent subsidized Chinese steel from being shipped to the United States via their territory....
04:13, 05/18/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “With this action, the United States has now imposed sanctions on Iran’s top three exports – oil, ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds from more than 4-month low as dollar eases Copper prices rebounded on Friday from their lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but were heading for their sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
05:39, 05/24/2019

METALS-Copper edges up after accident at Glencore mine Copper prices rose slightly on Friday, following news that dozens of artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in Congo....
07:13, 06/28/2019

METALS-Copper prices set for worst quarter in over three years Copper prices marked time on Friday but were on track for their weakest quarterly performance since the end of 2015, weighed down by demand fears from the U.S.-China trade war....
07:13, 06/28/2019

METALS-Copper falls further as trade tension flares Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell on Thursday on fears of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade dispute, despite signs of demand picking up in China and a possible supply disruption....
11:39, 05/30/2019

METALS-Trade war drags copper to 4-month lows Copper prices fell on Wednesday to a four-month low as an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China drove industrial metals broadly lower....
15:26, 05/22/2019

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
05:26, 06/14/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
16:13, 05/11/2019

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put pressure on base metals prices....
08:00, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper set for 3rd monthly fall despite uptick on supply worries London copper prices edged up on Friday on supply concerns, but were still on track for a third consecutive month of declines on a weaker demand outlook as global trade tensions rise....
09:13, 05/31/2019

Global stocks steady, yields bounce, metals melt again Markets saw a modest rebound in risk appetite on Thursday, as traders took a break from selling beaten-down stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar....
11:52, 05/30/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
03:52, 05/16/2019

European shares sink after China hint on rare metals European shares slipped on Wednesday, as Chinese newspapers warned Beijing was ready to use its supply of rare metals in an increasingly bitter trade dispute with the United States, sending investors scurrying for perceived safe havens globally....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico says close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but is waiting for Canada to reach a similar agreement before completing it, Mexico's top trade official said on Wednesday....
01:13, 05/16/2019

METALS-London copper holds steady, heads for best week in 12 London copper prices were flat in early Asian trade on Friday, holding on to gains made after the United States and top metals consumer China agreed to restart trade talks and amid signs the Federal Reserve may further cut interest rates this year. ...
07:26, 06/21/2019

METALS-Copper lingers near 5-month low as trade tension persists Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME), on Thursday, hovered around the five-month lows hit in the previous session, as trade dispute between the United States and China showed few signs of abating....
05:52, 05/30/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
07:00, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds but on track for 6th straight weekly fall Copper rebounded on Friday from its lowest since Jan. 14 hit in the previous session, as the U.S. dollar eased, but was heading for its sixth straight week of losses on a prolonged U.S.-China trade war....
07:52, 05/24/2019

METALS-Copper flat as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Copper traded almost unchanged on Thursday as investors exercised caution ahead of a scheduled weekend meeting between U.S. and Chinese presidents on their prolonged trade war....
10:52, 06/27/2019

METALS-Copper extends declines on bearish China demand Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange declined on Tuesday, poised for a third consecutive drop, on worries over lean demand for the ductile metal from top consumer China....
07:39, 07/09/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
09:00, 06/17/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions London copper prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. On Thursday, the U.S. government had added Huawei and 68 entities to an export blacklis...
07:00, 05/21/2019

METALS-Copper stumbles towards eighth consecutive weekly loss Copper prices were set for their eighth straight weekly fall after trade disputes, signs of slowing global economic growth and disappointing U.S. jobs data weakened the demand outlook for metals....
21:26, 06/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai copper hits 2-year low on demand concerns Shanghai copper slipped to a two-year low on Thursday, tracking falls in London's previous session, amid mounting concerns on weak metals demand due to rising trade tensions....
11:39, 06/06/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action unless Tehran "fundamentally" changed its behavior....
21:26, 05/08/2019

Tata Global Shares, Tata Chemicals Spike After Consumer Business Deal Tata Chemicals shareholders will retain their ownership of a focused science-led chemistry solutions and specialty products company, according to Tata Global Beverages....
10:39, 05/16/2019

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
15:52, 05/31/2019

METALS-LME copper touches 6-week peak on U.S.-China trade truce Copper touched its highest in six weeks on Monday after a U.S.-China trade truce eased tensions between the world's top two economies that have threatened global growth and metal demand....
10:00, 07/01/2019

METALS-Weaker dollar boosts copper prices to near 1-week high Copper prices rose to near their one-week highs on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar weakened on dovish comments from the Federal Reserve amid rising risks to trade and global growth....
07:00, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper prices climb as U.S-China trade talks start London prices for copper and most other metals rose on Wednesday, buoyed as trade talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
10:39, 05/01/2019

METALS-Shanghai tin plumbs 3-yr lows as short selling takes hold Shanghai tin prices plunged and were heading for their sixth consecutive daily drop on Wednesday as investors took out more short positions on the metal used in tin cans and lead-acid batteries, even as analysts said fundamentals had not changed. ...
05:39, 07/03/2019

METALS-Copper rises on demand hopes, nickel up as steel surges Prices of industrial metals were mostly higher in Asian trading on Tuesday, with copper hitting the highest in almost two weeks on expectations that China's appetite for the commodity could grow....
13:39, 06/11/2019

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
09:00, 06/17/2019

METALS-Most metal prices rise as U.S.-China trade talks kick off Most London metal prices climbed on Wednesday, buoyed as talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
05:00, 05/01/2019

METALS-Copper set for steepest monthly fall in 3-1/2 yrs amid demand worries London copper eased on Friday and was on track for a third straight and biggest monthly fall in three-and-a-half years as global trade tensions raised concerns on weaker demand....
12:00, 05/31/2019

METALS-Copper gains as Chile strike underlines supply deficit Copper prices rose on Tuesday as a strike at a major mine in Chile underlined a supply shortfall, although investors were on edge ahead of U.S.-China trade talks later this week....
13:13, 06/25/2019

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the first time in eight weeks....
05:26, 06/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises on production halt at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit following a fire that broke out over the weekend....
09:39, 05/27/2019

METALS-Copper touches 6-week high on U.S.-China trade truce Copper rallied to its highest in six weeks on Monday, after the United States and China agreed to restart trade talks, reducing tensions between the world's two largest economies that have been threatening global growth and demand for metals....
08:52, 07/01/2019

Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages To Combine Consumer Businesses The boards of directors of Tata Global Beverages and Tata Chemicals approved the de-merger of the consumer products business of TCL into TGBL. Each shareholder of Tata Chemicals will get 1.14 new......
10:39, 05/16/2019

METALS-Nickel rises on supply fears but strong dollar caps gains Nickel prices in London rose on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
11:13, 06/17/2019

METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru were offset by U.S.-China trade tensions. Reuters reported on Tuesday that...
11:00, 05/22/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 7-mth high amid supply shortage in China Shanghai aluminium futures prices on Thursday hit their highest since October 2018 on worries over supply shortage, following a refinery shutdown in China - the world's top aluminium maker....
11:13, 05/16/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged trade dispute between the United States and China....
06:39, 07/09/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 international accord curbing the Islamic Republic'...
01:00, 05/09/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015......
08:52, 05/09/2019

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates t...
09:26, 06/18/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
09:39, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper, nickel at over 3-week high as dollar eases on Fed rate cut hints London copper and nickel prices climbed to a more than three-week high on Thursday on a weaker U.S. dollar, as investors took Federal Reserve's comments as a sign of possible interest rate cuts later this year. Three-month copper on the London Me...
10:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
03:13, 05/19/2019

METALS-Shanghai nickel hits 10-1/2-month high on Indonesian supply concerns Shanghai nickel prices on Monday surged to their highest in more than 10 months, tracking an overnight rally in London, on concerns that top producer Indonesia will resume an export ban on ore in 2022....
07:39, 07/15/2019

METALS-London copper ticks higher, heads for best week since late March London copper prices rose slightly on Friday, extending gains made on signals that the U.S. Federal Reserve is ready to cut interest rates as early as next month, while nickel eased from a three-week high. Copper was on course for a 2.7% gain thi...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commodities tycoon Sanjeev Gupta, according to two people fa...
03:13, 04/29/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; zinc spread hits 22-yr high Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying after having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on heightened trade tensions between Beijing and Washington. China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on...
12:14, 05/14/2019

METALS-Copper slides as prolonged U.S.-China trade tension clouds sentiment Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
10:52, 05/23/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
21:52, 05/03/2019

Trump order for federal purchases of iron and steel may come too late to lift U.S. metals producers Trump's efforts to shore up U.S. steel industry have widened the gap between companies, such as U.S. Steel, that use costly legacy blast furnaces, and companies, such as Nucor, that use cheaper, more efficient electric-arc furnaces....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school suppl...
02:52, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals, boosting trade pact's outlook The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Exclusive: Greensill issued false statement on bonds sold by metals tycoon Gupta Financing group Greensill Capital, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group and General Atlantic of the U.S., last year provided a false statement to market participants relating to bonds it had issued in 2017 on behalf of commodities tycoon Sanjeev...
15:00, 07/07/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the s...
05:13, 05/22/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
06:26, 05/19/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
20:39, 05/18/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics 'as early as 2021,' Trudeau says “As early as 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics from coast to coast,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.        ...
17:26, 06/11/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Heavy Rain Threat Continues The break from the rain sure has been nice today. We even squeezed in some sunshine. As the next round of showers and storms develops, activity will interact with the juicy air mass and more pockets of heavy rain will be possible beginning this eveni...
23:26, 06/08/2019

2 killed in heavy storms in Switzerland, France BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm, and another was killed in nearby France after high winds brought down a tree on her campsite. The Swiss news site 20 Mi...
14:00, 06/16/2019

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
17:26, 04/29/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to the airwaves Wednesday to admit to heavy use of mar...
03:13, 05/23/2019

Heavy storms to keep temperatures in check across southeastern U.S. An increase in clouds and thunderstorms in the southeastern United States will keep temperatures from reaching recent record-high levels into the weekend....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Heavy rain floods Houston streets The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation's fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. Many vehciles have gotten stuck on flooded streets...
11:26, 05/10/2019

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. Authorities have beefed up flood defenses along Serbia’s ...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Traders bet heavy on Fed rate cuts ahead Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures added to bets that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates starting next month, after the central bank ended a two-day policy meeting with a pledge to "act as appropriate" to sustain economic healt...
23:26, 06/19/2019

Fitness Diet: What to Eat Before, During And After A Heavy Workout Session Your diet before, during and after workout should be carefully curated to help your recover from the harsh exercises regime and prepare it to face it again....
14:39, 05/28/2019

Heavy Rain Threat Late Week Hopefully you can find a way to take advance of the next two days. Monday and Tuesday will be perfect! Sunshine, low humidity, and highs in the 70s. You’ll really want to find an excuse to head outside after you hear what’s coming later i...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Warriors heavy favorites over Raptors for Finals Toronto opened as a +260 underdog in the series at Caesars Sportsbook. In the past eight NBA Finals, only last season's Cavaliers were larger underdogs to start than the Raptors....
06:00, 05/26/2019

Raptors now heavy favorites to knock off Warriors The Toronto Raptors are heavy favorites to win their first NBA championship after taking a 3-1 lead on the Golden State Warriors, while star Kawhi Leonard is now the overwhelming favorite to take home MVP honors....
02:13, 06/09/2019

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening and into tomorrow. Heavy rain along with the threat for severe storms is there, especially south and ...
00:13, 06/22/2019

Heavy traffic and long delays reported on I-17 PHOENIX (AP) – Authorities report heavy traffic on northbound Interstate 17 and say drivers headed to northern Arizona should expect long delays. The Arizona Department of Transportation said late Saturday morning that the longest delays were b...
01:26, 05/26/2019

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch SpaceX’s largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus during retrieval of its boosters. If you missed the ch...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Heavy rains lead to flooded roads in Switzerland BERLIN (AP) — Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in western Switzerland saw rivers burst their banks and roads to become flooded. Online news site 20Minuten reported the injuries Saturday, but did not give further details...
20:52, 06/22/2019

30 Districts In Odisha On Alert Following Heavy Rain Forcast The Odisha government put all the 30 districts of the state on alert Saturday in view of the IMD forecasting enhanced heavy rainfall for the next three days, officials said....
23:52, 06/29/2019

Two Heavy-Lift Chinook Helicopters For IAF Reach Gujarat American aerospace major Boeing on Monday announced the arrival of two new heavy-lift Chinook helicopters for the Indian Air Force at the Mundra port in Gujarat....
06:00, 07/09/2019

Heavy rains cause flash flood chaos in Nebraska Flash flood warnings have been issued for a section of Nebraska after an overnight deluge. Up to nine inches of rain fell from storms that struck Buffalo, Dawson, Kearney and Phelps counties. (July 9)        ...
22:26, 07/09/2019

The best of the best at the 2019 Opening showcase was heavy on Clemson flavor The best of the best at this summer's Opening recruiting showcase for high school football recruits includes a heavy dose of future Clemson Tigers.       ...
17:39, 07/12/2019

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding...
19:13, 07/03/2019

Heavy metal band Slipknot now has its own branded whiskies Heavy metal band Slipknot is expanding into the liquor industry. The insanely popular group, known for its aggressive style of music, high-energy concerts and scary masks, is set to launch its own range of branded American whiskies on Aug. 10. The sp...
21:26, 06/18/2019

How to Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Monday On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit....
06:39, 06/24/2019

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
23:26, 06/16/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launches it has attempted....
09:13, 06/25/2019

Heavy Rain, Floods In China Force Evacuation Of Nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the......
19:39, 07/11/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, the National Weather Service said....
01:13, 05/03/2019

These Stanley Cup finals show there’s still a place for ‘heavy’ hockey in the NHL “I did expect a physical series, but we bang hard, too," Bruins Coach Bruce Cassidy told reporters in St. Louis. Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals featured 85 hits....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Sarri wants Italy return after 'heavy' year in England "Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri has said he wants to return to Italy to be closer to his family after a \u0027heavy\u0027 first year in the English Premier League, amid reports that he is wanted by Serie A champions Juventus."...
11:00, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among the public but no reports of injuries....
08:13, 05/21/2019

Heavy favorites spice up weekend racing card With a week to go before the Belmont Stakes, a relatively light weekend racing program across North American includes some heavy favorites nonetheless....
08:00, 06/01/2019

Swords of Gargantua brings heavy swordfighting battles to VR Swords of Gargantua launches as a virtual reality swordfighting game today on the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Windows Mixed Reality, and Oculus Quest. Read More...
06:13, 06/07/2019

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
19:13, 07/03/2019

Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final, but that's now how the 17-time major winner thinks.        ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the country....
11:13, 05/25/2019

Detroit area streets flooded from heavy rainfall A suburban Detroit community has asked the state for an emergency declaration after flooding that followed heavy rainfall left streets covered with water and stranded some residents in their homes. (May 1)        ...
21:13, 05/01/2019

In the Midwest, Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
02:39, 05/24/2019

RPT-TABLE-U.S. dealers offer heavy discounts on big pickup trucks Select U.S. auto dealers this week were advertising the following discounts on new 2019 model pickup trucks: Brand Model Trim/Style MSRP Price Discount Pct of MSRP ...
03:52, 06/28/2019

Heavy rains in India kill 27, cripple financial capital Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in India on Tuesday, as a second day of bad weather disrupted rail and air traffic in the financial capital Mumbai, prompting officials to shut schools and offices, though markets were open....
13:52, 07/02/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular 2-in-1 tablet, it's hard to predict when a Surface Pro 7 might see daylight. That could happen in ju...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Senators offer bill to limit heavy truck speeds to 65 mph DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would electronically limit tractor-trailer speeds to 65 miles per hour, a move they say would save lives on the nation’s highways. Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson and Delaware Democ...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Monsoon Arrives In Gujarat, Heavy Rain Warning At Several Places With the monsoons setting in in several parts of Gujarat, as many as 97 tehsils in 25 districts have received moderate to heavy showers in the last 24 hours ending on Friday....
07:13, 06/29/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's also the first Falcon Heavy launch to reuse side ...
04:52, 06/25/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion – but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoing cost-saving programme will transform it into a ...
15:13, 05/20/2019

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon Heavy rocket live right here After a stellar start to 2019, SpaceX’s string of good fortune came to a halt when its Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a recent static fire test. The investigation into what caused the “anomaly” is still ongoing, but the show mu...
06:26, 06/25/2019

Wilder does his part to build anticipation for heavy collision with Joshua Deontay Wilder's first-round obliteration of Dominic Breazeale on Saturday added to the hunger for an undisputed heavyweight title showdown with Anthony Joshua, who gets his turn in the spotlight on June 1....
23:26, 05/20/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, the National Weather Service said on Tuesday....
14:13, 05/21/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held territory....
23:00, 05/22/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
09:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RU...
17:39, 06/25/2019

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space environment around Earth and how it affects us, have launched into space on a Falcon Heavy rocket....
15:26, 06/25/2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

4 Trains Cancelled, 1 Diverted In Pune After Prediction Of Heavy Rain After the weather department predicted very heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday in Maharashtra, the central railway cancelled four intercity express/passenger trains and diverted the route of one train....
20:26, 06/29/2019

2 Children Die As Heavy Rains Hit Bihar, 6 Districts Severely Affected Two children have died in Bihar's Kishanganj as heavy rains continue to lash the state. According to Principal Secretary Disaster Management Pratya Amrit, six Bihar districts have severely been......
16:52, 07/13/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Floods follow heavy rain in south-central Nebraska Floodwaters covered large areas of south-central Nebraska on Tuesday after up to nine inches of rain fell in some spots. Parts of highways were closed and dive teams were sent to help people trapped in their homes. (July 10)     ...
14:00, 07/10/2019

63,000 Affected, 143 Villages Flooded As Heavy Rain Continues In Assam Heavy rain in the past three days has led to floods in parts of Assam. About 145 villages across eight districts of the state are submerged and nearly 63,000 people have been affected due to the......
22:39, 07/09/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Why Golden State is a heavy favorite to advance Though there haven’t been any service breaks heading into Saturday night’s Game 3 of the “virtual” Western Conference championship series featuring the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (ABC, 8:30 p.m.), Stephen Curry and crew are still prohi...
22:13, 05/04/2019

After data scandals, Australia faces an election under heavy profiling Australian political parties are using voter email addresses to find matching social media profiles then combining them with the country's compulsory electoral roll data, illustrating how privacy scandals have done little to slow the march of data-dr...
07:00, 05/05/2019

13,000 Affected As Heavy Rain Triggers Flash Flood In Assam Heavy rains for the last 48 hours have led to flash floods in parts of Assam, with flood water inundating 43 villages in five districts in the upper part of the state....
04:00, 07/09/2019

How Barca and Messi were rocked by Liverpool's heavy metal football Liverpool's stunning comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals has been described as the greatest in European history. But how did the English Premier League side overcome a 3-0 deficit to win 4-3 on aggregate and stun the La Liga...
15:52, 05/08/2019

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
04:00, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Heavy rain causes Texas road closings, rescues The Latest on heavy rain reported across much of Texas (all times local): 6 p.m. Heavy rain reported across much of northern, western and central Texas caused widespread road closings and scattered reports of high-water rescues....
02:00, 05/09/2019

RPT-U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
20:00, 05/11/2019

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500 Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed...
03:39, 05/18/2019

Heavy rains in India kill 30, cripple financial capital Wall collapses in Mumbai and nearby towns, caused by the worst monsoon rains in a single day in 14 years, killed 30 people on Tuesday and disrupted rail and air traffic, prompting officials to shut schools and offices....
14:39, 07/02/2019

13 people killed after wall collapses from heavy rains in India Reuters A wall collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic. More than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain fell over 24 hours in some areas, ...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Heavy rains in India's Mumbai cause wall collapse that kills 13 A wall collapsed on shanties in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic, forcing authorities to declare a public holiday....
06:39, 07/02/2019

Cycling: Ackermann sprints to second Giro stage win in heavy rain German champion Pascal Ackermann took his second stage win of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish through torrential rain on Wednesday while injured former race winner Tom Dumoulin pulled out....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Heavy rain in south Japan, over 1 million directed to leave Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding...
11:52, 07/03/2019

Finland hosts first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship In the world of bizarre competitions, it probably doesn’t get much stranger than the first-ever Heavy Metal Knitting World Championship that took place Thursday in Finland....
16:39, 07/16/2019

GM to invest $150 million to boost production of heavy duty trucks General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
17:52, 06/12/2019

'Heavy gunfire' and 'casualties' in Khartoum after anti-army protests Troops have entered a sit-in protest in the Sudanese capital,  Khartoum, following weeks of protests against military rule, witnesses said. ...
08:39, 06/03/2019

Maurizio Sarri would welcome Italy return after ‘heavy year’ with Chelsea • Chelsea manager says ‘the call of home is strong’• Juventus expected to buy out last year of Sarri’s contractMaurizio Sarri has admitted he would welcome a return to Italy after “a heavy year” at Chelsea as Juventus edge ever closer to luring him b...
20:13, 06/04/2019

NHL mock draft: Expect a heavy U.S. presence at the start of the first round The NHL draft's first round is Friday in Vancouver. USA TODAY Sports columnist Kevin Allen makes his prediction for all 31 picks.       ...
16:52, 06/19/2019

Madonna and The Boss lead an otherwise indie-heavy June in new music Aside from new albums by Madonna and Bruce Springsteen, June is slim on big-name releases for the time being, and we very much expect some surprise announcements in the coming weeks, particularly from the hip-hop world. The start of the summer is not...
22:00, 06/01/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space activity....
16:26, 06/21/2019

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
07:52, 05/30/2019

Heavy Rain, Thunderstorms Strike Tripura, Over 700 People Homeless Over 700 people were rendered homeless and forced to take shelter in relief camps across Tripura due to heavy rain and thunderstorms since Friday, an official said....
10:13, 05/26/2019

Geraint Thomas taken to hospital after heavy crash at Tour de Suisse • Welsh rider falls 27 kilometres from finish • Team Ineos confirm Thomas has abandoned raceGeraint Thomas, the reigning Tour de France champion, escaped with minor injuries after crashing heavily at the Tour de Suisse on Tuesday and is expected to ...
23:39, 06/18/2019

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
02:00, 05/30/2019

National Highway 10 Blocked, Heavy Traffic Jam After Landslides In Sikkim Multiple landslides have resulted in the collapse of a National Highway road which connects Sikkim and West Bengal, resulting in massive traffic jams....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Monaco GP: Hamilton Resists Heavy Pressure To Secure Emotional Win Lewis Hamilton resisted intense race-long pressure on Sunday to secure a narrow, dramatic and emotional victory for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix....
04:52, 05/27/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket will attempt its most te...
17:52, 06/24/2019

Scrooge gets afflicted with "gold fever" in a reference-heavy but very enjoyable DuckTales Back when David Tennant was the Doctor on Doctor Who, there were two animated Doctor Who stories in which he also voiced his titular role. Don’t bother to look them up, they’re pretty horrible. But what did stick out was Tennant’s vocal talents; he w...
22:39, 05/09/2019

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Cyclone Fani: Heavy Rain In Coastal Andhra, Red Alert in Srikakulam Cyclone Fani, which hit Odisha coast near Puri today morning, triggered heavy rains in parts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh, while gusty winds uprooted trees and electricity poles, officials said....
08:52, 05/03/2019

Heavy rain and widespread power outages hit southeast Texas, Louisiana Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana, flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some schools, officials said....
16:00, 05/10/2019

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance....
20:39, 06/20/2019

Southern delays: Train chaos continues into evening after heavy flooding Travellers around south London faced severe delays and train cancellations this evening as rail networks struggle to "return to normal" following heavy flooding....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Thousands stranded, five killed, as heavy rain lashes south China Thousands of people have been stranded and at least five killed amid torrential rain throughout central and southern China, with authorities bracing themselves for at least another four days of downpours, state media reported on Tuesday....
17:52, 06/11/2019

BTCC checks all crash structures after heavy crashes in 2019 season British Touring Car Championship technical chiefs inspected the crash structures of all car types ahead of racing at Oulton Park to make sure they conform correctly following recent high-profile crashes...
13:13, 06/30/2019

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30...
22:26, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-GM to invest $150 mln to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
19:26, 06/12/2019

Tati Westbrook Says Her Heart Is "Heavy" Amid Feud With James Charles Tati Westbrook is taking a step back from the camera. After severing ties with her YouTube protégé James Charles last week, the beauty guru announced she would not be posting a......
21:39, 05/13/2019

Extremely Heavy Rain Likely In Himachal Pradesh, "Orange" Alert Issued Many parts of Himachal Pradesh received light to moderate rainfall in the past 24 hours, with the meteorological department forecasting extremely heavy rainfall on Monday....
18:26, 07/07/2019

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

Heavy rain lashes southern China, stranding thousands and killing 5 The official China Daily said floods had wiped out crops and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Jiangxi province, with a total of 1.4 million people affected and direct economic losses amounting to 2.65 billion yuan ($382.41 million)....
04:39, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong Celebrities Who Support Protests Pay a Heavy Price From China For many stars whose careers depend on mainland China, the blacklisting of a Cantopop singer served as a warning that the Communist Party has a low tolerance for political dissent....
18:52, 07/05/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
14:39, 05/20/2019

Louis Vuitton pays homage to New York in embellishment-heavy JFK show The collection featured strong silhouettes, skyline imprints and shield-like headpiecesNo sooner had the feathers been swept off the steps of the Met following the glittering gala opening to the Camp: Notes on Fashion exhibition on Monday night in Ma...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
09:52, 07/11/2019

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket With 24 Satellites After 3-Hour Delay SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult......
17:39, 06/25/2019

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
14:13, 06/14/2019

Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen in coming days...
17:52, 07/13/2019

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet against the currency....
06:26, 05/25/2019

GM to invest $150 million to boost heavy-duty pickup truck production General Motors Co president Mark Reuss said on Wednesday that the automaker is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly plant, Michigan, to boost production of heavy duty trucks by another 40,000 vehicles a year....
19:39, 06/12/2019

China's Tech-Heavy ChiNext Index Falls Into Bear Market A gauge of technology stocks in mainland China has fallen into bear-market territory, amid a broader selloff fueled by trade tensions and strains in the country’s banking system....
14:52, 06/06/2019

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arc...
18:26, 06/27/2019

Watch: Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships held in Finland Fans of the seemingly dissimilar hobbies of heavy metal music and knitting came together in Finland for the first official Heavy Metal Knitting World Championships....
21:00, 07/12/2019

South Yorkshire police to change approach to football after heavy criticism • Force accused of violent, dangerous policing at Sheffield derby• Launch of new policy seen by experts as nationally significantSouth Yorkshire police is to change its approach to policing football after an internal review following its operation at...
15:00, 06/14/2019

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Final round of U.S. Women's Open will have heavy Duke influence The Blue Devil bonanza at the top of the leaderboard will be quite the storyline in Sunday's final round of the U.S. Women's Open.        ...
08:26, 06/02/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther Maihold....
23:26, 05/02/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon Heavy ready to fly, Stratolaunch plane put up for sale Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.04 of the Rocket Report! We've got some up-to-the-minute news this week, with updated launch dates for NASA's commercial crew missions, BE-7 rocket engine t...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Ford F-series heavy-duty pickup gets Tremor package for off-roading Ford will add a buff and brawny Tremor Off-Road version of its biggest 2020 F-250 and 350 Super Duty pickup later this year.       ...
14:26, 06/27/2019

Elon Musk says he knows why Falcon Heavy’s core booster missed its landing SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in the early hours of Tuesday morning, delivering 24 satellites into orbit and making many of its clients very happy in the process. The company nailed the landing of both side boosters, but the center core boo...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
17:26, 04/28/2019

5 new releases we love: A sexy, riff-heavy collision, a bracing alté debut, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
00:26, 06/01/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
17:13, 04/28/2019

Watch: School Building In Assam Crashes Into Brahmaputra Amid Heavy Rain As Assam reels under intense rain and floods that have affected about 15 lakh people and killed at least seven, a video from the Morigaon district showed dramatic visuals of a school building......
01:52, 07/14/2019

Heavy Debt Humbles China's Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen China’s economic slowdown has exposed how some of the country’s biggest private companies are struggling to manage excessive debt taken on amid easy lending. Case in point: Neoglory, which took on billions to add hotels, offices and malls to its baub...
18:52, 07/08/2019

Washington Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods; White House Basement Offices Leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, DC, on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White......
22:52, 07/08/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
00:52, 07/09/2019

Suncor Energy Q1 profit soars 86.3 pct on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Suncor Energy Inc reported a 86.3 percent rise in first quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from improved Canadian heavy crude pricing on the back of Alberta's mandated output cuts....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to Palestinian heavy rocket fire Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel Saturday, prompting an Israeli response with airstrikes and tank fire....
03:52, 05/05/2019

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
01:39, 06/07/2019

NBA Finals odds: Golden State Warriors heavy favorites over Toronto Raptors The Golden State Warriors opened as favorites in the NBA Finals for a fifth straight year despite the murky status of superstar forward Kevin Durant....
23:52, 05/26/2019

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars ex...
02:26, 06/04/2019

Sikorsky to offer King Stallion for German heavy-duty helicopter contract Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky division announced it will offer its CH-53K King Stallion helicopter in a competition to win a contract with the German air force....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
03:13, 05/19/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
23:26, 05/19/2019

All the Cool Things Going to Space Tonight Aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket In a launch Elon Musk is calling the most difficult yet for his company, SpaceX will attempt to deposit 24 satellites into three different orbits around Earth. Here’s everything you need to about tonight’s launch, including how to watch.Read more......
03:00, 06/25/2019

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy center booster narrowly miss its mark SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket early this morning, and it was just the third time it’s ever done so. The massive rocket — a pair of side boosters strapped to its central core booster — successfully sailed skyward and delive...
19:52, 06/25/2019

16 stunning photos from the early-morning launch of SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket vaulted off a pad at Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday morning, the light of its main engines illuminating the dark sky.       ...
17:13, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy: Why everyone should watch this night launch from Kennedy Space Center The first night launch for SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center is scheduled for 11:30 p.m. Monday night.       ...
19:52, 06/23/2019

Tent collapses amid thunderstorm, heavy rain killing at least 14, injuring 50 in India At least 14 people were injured and dozens hurt when heavy rain and a thunderstorm caused a massive tent to collapse in India as a religious event was being held inside on Sunday....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Radko Gudas brings his big-hitting ways to Washington as Capitals add another ‘heavy’ player “I was pretty happy that I got traded to a team that’s well known for their winning and their will to win every game they play,” the defenseman said....
07:26, 06/19/2019

Hundreds of thousands urged to flee as heavy rain hits southern Japan Torrential rain pounded Japan's southwestern major island of Kyushu on Monday, hitting 14 inches in 24 hours in one area and triggering landslides and highway closures, with more than 800,000 people urged to evacuate....
15:39, 07/01/2019

Budget 2019 Bats For Heavy Investment In Infra, Digital Economy, Job Creation Underlining the importance of "Make in India" for fulfilling this goal, the Finance Minister has proposed a number of initiatives as part of a framework for kick-starting the virtuous cycle of......
11:52, 07/05/2019

Bhubaneswar Airport Suffers Heavy Damage As Cyclone Fani Batters Odisha The Biju Patnaik International Airport in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar became a victim of the monster winds of Cyclone Fani which battered Odisha today....
19:26, 05/03/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
03:00, 05/13/2019

Today in heavy-handed metaphors: The tree that inspired Dr. Seuss' The Lorax has fallen It’s a sad day for Dr. Seuss fans, because the tree that presumably inspired The Lorax has fallen. The little orange creature with a yellow mustache and love for trees is most likely crying somewhere, and you might be too. It’s not entirely certain i...
01:39, 06/18/2019

Maharashtra storm: 43 dead as Indian state pummeled by heavy monsoon rains At least 43 people are dead and another 17 are still missing as heavy monsoon rains continue to pummel the western Indian state of Maharashtra, washing away houses and flooding transport hubs....
16:52, 07/03/2019

Rammstein at Milton Keynes live review: Heavy rifts and plenty of fire at Stadium MK POWERFUL riffs, juggernaut beats and enough fire and explosions to keep even the most newly anointed Rammstein fan happy, the band’s first UK show in over two years at Stadium MK was an eye-popping, theatrical triumph of sight and sound....
16:26, 07/08/2019

Arsenal pay heavy penalty for ignoring Hazard warning lights in half-baked Baku "Eden Hazard battered Arsenal in Baku to give Chelsea a perfect farewell gift in the Europa League final and perhaps a taste of better times ahead for Real Madrid, writes Desmond Kane."...
04:13, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada Senate passes major project assessment bill with heavy amendments The Canadian Senate has approved legislation aimed at changing the way major projects such as oil pipelines are assessed, with more than 180 amendments that were welcomed by the government of Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta....
00:13, 06/08/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
14:39, 05/22/2019

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum....
10:26, 06/03/2019

SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people's remains into orbit aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket SpaceX via Flickr On June 24, SpaceX plans to launch its third Falcon Heavy rocket — the world's most powerful operational launch system — and send 24 different satellites into orbit. One of the satellites will carry 152 metal capsules p...
01:13, 06/24/2019

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
19:39, 06/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
03:13, 05/04/2019

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around the capital Tripoli....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast landfall, packing heavy rain in storm path Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.        ...
17:39, 07/13/2019

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage....
09:13, 05/23/2019

The Wire, 17 Years Later: Tray Chaney on His Upcoming Cast-Heavy Docuseries, Undeniable and the Reality of 'Two Baltimores' On June 2, 2002, The Wire, one of the greatest shows known to man, animal and whatever lies atop President Tang’s head, premiered on HBO. “Timeless” is a word that tends to be tossed around quite liberally, but The Wire is one of the few works of art...
23:39, 06/05/2019

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
05:39, 07/03/2019

Bring the heat: Jaguars linebacker Myles Jack's homemade candles are in heavy demand Jacksonville Jaguars LB Myles Jack taught himself to make candles to fill the off season. Now, he's using his business to fund community events.       ...
22:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Suncor Energy Q1 profit beats estimates on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Canada's Suncor Energy Inc reported a profit on Wednesday that beat analysts' estimates as the integrated oil producer reaped the benefits of improved Canadian heavy crude pricing due to Alberta's production curtailments....
04:13, 05/02/2019

Israel-Hamas cease fire reported Monday after heavy weekend Gaza battle killed 27 The escalation had killed 23 on the Gaza side, both militants and civilians, while on the Israeli side four civilians were killed from incoming fire.        ...
09:13, 05/07/2019

CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON TWO NEW METALS ETF PRODUCTS: iSHARES COMEX GOLD TRUST & iSHARES SILVER TRUST CHICAGO, December 5, 2008 -Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that beginning Monday, Dec. 8, the Exchange will list options on two new precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) - iShares COMEX Gold Trust and iShares Silver Trust...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in Los Angeles on Saturday before E3.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

Fulham 0 Newcastle 4: Scott Parker's side say farewell to Premier League with heavy home defeat Newcastle United finished their season with a flurry of goals as Scott Parker's first game as permanent Fulham manager ended in a 4-0 rout at Craven Cottage....
19:13, 05/12/2019

Ex-heavy metal drummer Jeremy Spencer of Five Finger Death Punch fame sworn in as Indiana reserve officer Musician and former Five Finger Death Punch drummer Jeremy Spencer is joining his “brothers” in blue as a way to give back to his home state of Indiana....
16:13, 06/11/2019

Bill Nye's LightSail set to launch on SpaceX's Falcon Heavy The Planetary Society's solar-powered spacecraft harnesses the sun's energy to travel in space. The groundbreaking LightSail 2 will hitch a ride on Falcon Heavy's first-ever night flight.       ...
13:00, 06/13/2019

'Up to my kneecaps in water': New Orleans slammed with heavy rains, flooding streets Heavy rains swamped New Orleans on Sunday, inundating streets, stranding cars and shutting down all public streetcar and bus service.        ...
08:13, 05/13/2019

Jan Vertonghen injury: Head-injury experts demand protocol changes after Tottenham defender suffers heavy knock Leading head-injury experts have called for an overhaul of football's concussion protocols following the treatment of Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen on Tuesday....
21:13, 05/01/2019

Pour Heavy Cream on Fruit Instead of Whipped Cream My dad lived in Washington state when I was a teen, which meant I spent many summers picking cherries and berries with my stepmom and sisters. Most of the fruit would be baked into pies and cobblers, but there was always a post-pick bowl of berries a...
15:52, 05/15/2019

Chevron oil spill dumps nearly 800,000 gallons of crude, water in California canyon Chevron crews have begun to clean up a massive oil spill in California after nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water were dumped into a canyon in nearby Bakersfield since the flow first began in May. ...
18:13, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams loses her 3rd consecutive Grand Slam final Serena Williams' loss to Simona Halep at the All England Club was her third consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final       ...
19:00, 07/13/2019

New Zealand’s cricket fans also know the pain of seizing defeat from the jaws of victory Kiwis hope a win for the Black Caps will exorcise the demons of their 1992 defeat by PakistanSimon Day can still remember the feeling of nausea and utter helplessness that can only be brought about by a crushing cricketing defeat. Day, now 34, was th...
20:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil's healthcare firm Hapvida launches $700 mln share offering - filing Brazilian healthcare company Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA launched a share offering that may raise up to 2.63 billion reais ($704 million), according to a securities filing on Friday....
20:39, 07/13/2019

Tinder the Top Revenue Generating Non-Game App in H1 2019: Sensor Tower While consumers spent an estimated $25.5 billion globally on Apple's App Store in the first half of 2019, Google Play's estimated gross revenue was $14.2 billion for the half, the research showed....
21:26, 07/13/2019

Why AOC is the Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party We should have seen this coming: After less than a year in office, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez already has become the most tediously predictable person in politics. Ocasio-Cortez, the would-be Taylor Swift of the Democratic Party, habitually dismis...
21:39, 07/13/2019

Kansas man charged in wounding of Giants rookie Corey Ballentine, killing friend An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in an April 28 shooting that wounded New York Giants rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine and killed his college teammate, Dwane Simmons....
00:00, 07/14/2019

Silverstone F2: Ghiotto beats Latifi for maiden feature race win Luca Ghiotto fended off Williams Formula 1 junior Nicholas Latifi, in a battle which involved the two making contact, to take victory in the Silverstone Formula 2 feature race....
00:39, 07/14/2019

The New Zealand government paid gun owners $288,000 for their weapons after semi-automatic ban in the wake of the Christchurch shootings TVNZ via AP New Zealand officials said the first of more than 250 planned gun buyback events was a success. The buyback events were launched after the government banned certain types of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch shootin...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Bonobos is having a huge sale right now with 30% off everything sitewide, even sale items — here are the 15 best deals Bonobos Menswear startup Bonobos is one of many retailers having a major sale at the same time as Prime Day. Now through July 16, you can save 30% on everything sitewide with the promo code "FITSALE " at checkout. We rounded up 15 of our favorite it...
00:52, 07/14/2019

Seeking 9th Wimbledon title, Federer faces Djokovic in final Roger Federer will be seeking his record ninth Wimbledon title when he faces defending champion Novak Djokovic in the final        ...
00:52, 07/14/2019

A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finalThere are no secrets between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, nothing new to learn after 47...
01:00, 07/14/2019

So, guys, you reckon you could take a point off Serena Williams? | Alex Clark Men want to get in on everything. Then again, we all have our dreamsLet us for a minute extend the benefit of the doubt to the 12% of men who believe they could take a point from Serena Williams in a tennis match, no doubt further emboldened by her d...
01:00, 07/14/2019

Report Staffers Protesting Against "Privatisation": Railway Board The Railway Board has asked its zones to report staff members who participate in a three-day protest called next week by a workers' union against "privatisation" of the national transporter....
01:52, 07/14/2019

Huge Power Outage Hits NYC on Anniversary of Infamous 1977 Blackout Saturday is the 42nd anniversary of the July 13-14, 1977 New York City blackout, which took out power to most of the city, resulted in widespread civil disturbances and looting, and helped usher in an era of noxious “tough on crime” politics. Another...
03:13, 07/14/2019

Tiger Woods’ new mentality may only hurt him Only Tiger Woods knows what’s best for him. The question is whether that’s going to be good enough to win the British Open this week at Royal Portrush. It would be somewhere between Pollyanna and irresponsible not to question Woods’ preparation strat...
03:13, 07/14/2019

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating on toilet during tournament A rising chess star was caught allegedly cheating in a bathroom during a tournament in France this week — apparently confirming months of speculation about his meteoric rise to “super” grandmaster, the game’s governing body said. Latvian-Czech...
04:00, 07/14/2019

A Somali-Canadian journalist returned to Somalia to tell ‘uplifting’ stories. Then terrorists killed her. Hodan Nalayeh was among 26 people killed when militants stormed a hotel. Her death came as a particular shock to the Somali diaspora, where the YouTube star was seen as a relentless optimist....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Venezuelan authorities arrest 2 Guaidó security guards Venezuelan authorities have detained two members of opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s security team and accused them of trying to sell weapons belonging to the state...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Lawmakers make deal to delay Mueller hearing one week Lawmakers have made a deal to delay former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony about his Russia probe a week in exchange for more time to question him....
04:00, 07/14/2019

| Russia launches space telescope Russia has launched a space telescope from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, a joint project with Germany intended to replace one it lost in January....
07:39, 07/14/2019

Cuba's Chinese-made train starts its first run Cuba's first new train in over 40 years has set off on its maiden voyage. With support from China, the Cuban government hopes to fully restore the Caribbean country's decrepit rail system by the end of 2030....
08:26, 07/14/2019

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother awaits entry to Chile Chilean officials said on Saturday that the unborn baby of a Venezuelan migrant had died while the woman waited for the appropriate visa to cross the border from Peru into Chile....
08:39, 07/14/2019

Ancient bones should rewrite history but not the present | Kenan Malik Homo sapiens might well have been living in Europe 210,000 years ago, but it’s not relevant to contemporary debates about raceIn 1978, two skulls were discovered in a cave called Apidima in southern Greece. Both, it was thought, were Neanderthal. Now...
09:13, 07/14/2019

F1: British Grand Prix – live! British GP latest from Silverstone, green light 2.10pm BSTNew Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final – live!Djokovic v Federer: Wimbledon men’s singles final – live!And you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 2.17pm BST A horrible star...
15:26, 07/14/2019

The big picture: New York with ladies and luggage The pioneering photographer Helen Levitt’s photographs captured the casual flow of life with grace and tendernessHelen Levitt was born in New York in 1913 and died there in 2009, at the age of 95. She had a considerable reputation as a photographer b...
15:26, 07/14/2019

ICE releases report of illegal immigrants who allegedly committed crimes after cops ignored detention requests As the Trump administration prepares to engage in an operation to locate and deport illegal immigrants across the U.S., Immigration and Customs Enforcement has released a report meant to illustrate the necessity for removing those who have committed ...
17:26, 07/14/2019

Motor racing: Vettel apologizes to Verstappen after collision Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel apologized to Red Bull rival Max Verstappen on Sunday for a collision that wrecked both of their British Grand Prix podium hopes....
19:39, 07/14/2019

Money’s no object for Facebook, so hit it where it hurts | John Naughton When a £4bn fine can be shrugged off with a share price rise, normal rules no longer applyIf you want a measure of the problem society will have in controlling the tech giants, then ponder this: as it has become clear that the US Federal Trade Commis...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Guatemala postpones Trump summit, says will not sign 'safe third country' deal Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala's potential designation as a 'safe third country' for asylum seekers, stressing that it has no plans to sign such an agreement....
21:52, 07/14/2019

Wiesberger wins Scottish Open in playoff over Hebert Austrian Bernd Wiesberger made hard work of it but eventually won the Scottish Open when he beat Benjamin Hebert in a playoff in North Berwick on Sunday....
01:39, 07/15/2019

Prime Day 2019 deals: Breaking down Amazon’s best bargains The countdown is on for the biggest online shopping event of the year: Amazon Prime Day 2019. If you haven’t already started shopping the early deals that have been released on pre-sale, be sure to check out the full-on blow out starting at mid...
02:26, 07/15/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
02:39, 07/15/2019

It's Rumor Time: Captain Marvel's Lashana Lynch might take over the 007 codename in Bond 25 According to an unverified report from The Daily Mail, Daniel Craig may be getting some competition at MI6 in the upcoming Bond 25. Now, before we get into this, it’s worth reiterating that this is an unverified report from a “movie insider,” and The...
03:13, 07/15/2019

New U.K. Memo Leak Claims President Trump Pulled Out of Iran Nuclear Deal to Spite Obama (LONDON) — A U.K. newspaper has published more leaked memos revealing a British ambassador’s blunt assessments of the Trump administration, including one in which the envoy to Washington claimed President Donald Trump pulled out of the Ir...
03:39, 07/15/2019

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division woul...
04:13, 07/15/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.        ...
04:39, 07/15/2019

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
07:39, 07/15/2019

Lido's enduring legacy: A better world So profound and so broad is Lee Iacocca's lasting legacy on every corner of this industry that his death this month at age 94 still bowed heads in reflective awe, some 27 years after he last led Chrysler....
07:52, 07/15/2019

Cardinals pitching legend Bob Gibson diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson, who won the Cy Young and National League MVP awards with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968, announced he has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer....
08:13, 07/15/2019

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
13:39, 07/15/2019

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angeles already had the most successful franchise in Major League Soccer history. A team that have won mor...
14:39, 07/15/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts, and Rival Providers See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
15:13, 07/15/2019

PRIME CHEAP: At $22, who cares if the Echo Dot is spying on you? Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too.  Hating on the existence of Monday? What better way to brush off that existential crisis with some great online shoppin...
16:00, 07/15/2019

PRIME CHEAP: Discover if you’re 0.1% extraterrestrial with $100 off a 23andMe DNA kit Welcome to PRIME CHEAP, our series about things that are good, cheap, and part of Amazon’s Prime Day sales. Hey, we gotta eat too. If you’re curious about your family history, there are a bunch of services to choose from for analyzing your DNA and tr...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weekend in Britain....
16:52, 07/15/2019

Retirement hot spots: The oldest county in every state 24/7 Tempo reviewed median age by county using data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify the oldest county in every state.       ...
17:00, 07/15/2019

Alan Turing revealed as new face of British 50-pound note The World War II codebreaker, whose work was widely credited with hastening the end of the war and saving thousands of lives, committed suicide in 1954 after he was convicted of engaging in homosexual activity....
17:00, 07/15/2019

How to Get a Refund From an Airline Everyone has at least one story of a flight that was not great. You sat on the tarmac for hours only to return to the terminal. Your flight got suddenly, inexplicably canceled. Your plane was delayed by another hour, every hour on the hour, leading t...
18:39, 07/15/2019

Newly crowned motorsport champion punished for unsportsmanlike behavior Formula E world champion Jean-Eric Vergne has been ordered to complete a day of community service for unsportsmanlike behavior in the penultimate race of the season in New York....
19:00, 07/15/2019