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Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities

Florida lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill stating local governments could not enforce plastic straw bans over the next five years, refusing to get sucked into ...

Florida lawmakers pass bill prohibiting plastic straw bans in cities

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Florida lawmakers pass bill that allows teachers to arm themselves Florida lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow teachers to carry firearms in response to the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland that left 17 people dead. The House voted 65-47, with eight abstentions, o...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Florida Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing More Armed Teachers TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — More Florida classroom teachers could carry guns in school under a bill passed Wednesday by state lawmakers, the latest response to last year’s mass shooting at a Parkland high school. The Republican-led House voted 65-47 on ...
13:26, 05/02/2019

Immigrant advocates file lawsuit against new Florida law prohibiting 'sanctuary cities' A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups filed a suit to stop enactment of Florida's new 'sanctuary cities' law.        ...
19:13, 07/16/2019

California lawmakers pass bill to protect sex workers California lawmakers passed a bill this week that protects sex workers from arrest for reporting rape as sexually transmitted diseases statewide have climbed....
22:26, 07/11/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass another contentious abortion bill A week after Alabama passed one of the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion laws, lawmakers approved a bill to criminalize doctors who don't make every effort to save a baby's life in the event of a failed abortion....
20:26, 05/23/2019

New York lawmakers pass bill to ban declawing of cats ALBANY — Lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday to make New York the first state in the nation to ban declawing of cats. Assembly sponsor Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) said the declawing poses serious health complications for kitties. Violators would f...
00:39, 06/05/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill to get around same-sex marriage licenses Alabama lawmakers approved a proposal Thursday to stop issuing marriage licenses after several years of conservative probate judges refusing to issue the documents to same-sex couples. ...
02:52, 05/25/2019

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
03:52, 05/22/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13, 05/30/2019

Indians To Benefit As US Lawmakers Pass Bill To Remove Cap On Green Cards US lawmakers have passed a Bill aimed at lifting the current seven percent country-cap on issuing Green Cards, a development which would benefit thousands of highly-skilled Indian IT professionals....
05:52, 07/11/2019

N.Y. lawmakers pass bill to release Donald Trump's state tax returns The New York Senate approved a bill Wednesday giving state lawmakers access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Ohio lawmakers pass bill to cut renewable requirement, help nuclear and coal Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week, lawmakers in Ohio's...
19:13, 05/31/2019

Lawmakers urge McConnell to pass 9/11 victims fund bill quickly Federal lawmakers including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday urged Senate leadership to quickly pass the bill permanently funding the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation fund — now that the US House of Representatives has approved the measure. “...
19:39, 07/15/2019

California Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing College Athletes To Profit From Endorsements The California State Assembly on Monday passed a bill that would allow college athletes to sign endorsement deals. SB 206, the Fair Pay To Play Act, cleared the Assembly by a vote of 72-0. A version of the bill passed the Senate by a similarly decisi...
09:00, 09/10/2019

Alabama lawmakers pass bill that order chemical castration for child sex crime convicts MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WVTM) – Under a bill recently passed by Alabama lawmakers, a court would order chemical castration for someone convicted of a sex crime against a child under the age of 13. According to the legislation, the Department of Publi...
03:00, 06/05/2019

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental....
05:26, 07/30/2019

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Marriage License Workaround Bill That Accommodates Judges Opposing Same-Sex Marriage (MONTGOMERY, Ala.) — After some conservative Alabama probate judges stopped issuing marriage licenses over the issue of same-sex marriage, state lawmakers have come up with a workaround: marriage certificates that don’t have to be signed ...
04:26, 05/24/2019

Texas lawmakers propose bill that bans food stamp use on soda, energy drinks, junk food GettyImages FORT WORTH (KXAS) – A proposed bill in Texas would prohibit purchasing less than healthy food items for those using food stamps. Energy drinks and any beverages with at least 54 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fluid ounces were among t...
19:13, 05/02/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
06:00, 06/02/2019

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets. Players on the English grass courts will be seen sporting their traditional whit...
22:13, 06/28/2019

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indo...
20:52, 07/02/2019

Everest Region Bans Single-Use Plastic To Reduce Waste On Mountains Single-use plastics have been banned in the Everest region to reduce the vast amounts of waste left by trekkers and mountaineers, Nepali authorities said Thursday....
13:39, 08/21/2019

DeSantis Signs Sanctuary Cities Ban Into Law, Despite Florida Having No Sanctuary Cities In a political move that serves no other purpose than to appeal to Florida’s xenophobic Republican base, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law Friday that bans sanctuary cities from the state....
22:39, 06/16/2019

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has a new $11.8 billion budget after lawmakers overcame tense infighting among Republicans, who hold nar...
20:00, 05/28/2019

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
11:39, 05/31/2019

'It's much bigger than abortion': five state lawmakers who fought against six-week bans A wave of Republican-backed laws severely restricting abortions has swept statehouses this year – but not without voices raised in oppositionSo far in 2019, nine states have voted to ban or restrict abortion after six weeks, which is before many wome...
08:13, 07/08/2019

New York lawmakers pass bills to combat sexual harassment Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have struck a series of agreements on top social issues in the closing days of the legislative session that will expand the state’s rape statute, toughen laws to combat sexual harassment, require equal pay for women an...
23:13, 06/17/2019

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
12:26, 06/20/2019

Lawmakers warn U.S. may pass debt ceiling sooner than expected Revenues at the U.S. Treasury Department have so far fallen short of projections, leading to fears the United States may breach its debt ceiling far sooner than first expected, a new analysis shows....
00:26, 07/11/2019

One way to silence Israel boycotts? Get lawmakers to pass anti-BDS bills Twenty-seven states have nearly identical laws crafted to thwart boycotts of Israel over the country's policies toward Palestinians.        ...
13:52, 05/01/2019

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be p...
23:13, 06/17/2019

Florida to Ban Sanctuary Cities Despite Not Having Any On Thursday, Florida’s state Senate passed a bill that would ban sanctuary cities in the state. The state’s House of Representatives passed a similar bill last week, and the law will now head to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk to be signed....
17:26, 05/03/2019

California lawmakers pass $214.8 billion budget, including health care for some in US illegally California lawmakers on Thursday approved a $214.8 billion budget. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is expected to sign it in the coming days.        ...
14:26, 06/14/2019

Alabama lawmakers, with eyes on overturning Roe v. Wade, pass nation's strictest abortion ban Alabama lawmakers on Tuesday passed the strictest abortion ban in the country in a test of whether the Supreme Court's longstanding prohibition on such measures can withstand the addition of conservative Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh...
16:39, 05/15/2019

Rebel UK lawmakers aim to pass anti no-deal Brexit legislation over a few hours: BuzzFeed British lawmakers aiming to stop a no-deal Brexit are hoping to pass legislation over just a few hours once parliament has returned, BuzzFeed reported on Monday, citing a draft version of a parliamentary motion....
13:26, 09/02/2019

New Florida law bans release of mass shooting recordings TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a bill that prohibits Florida’s government agencies from releasing photos, video or audio that record the killing of a person in an act of mass violence. The new law was signed Thursday and ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down...
01:52, 07/13/2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions....
02:52, 05/30/2019

Acting DHS secretary says migrants won’t be sent to Florida, sanctuary cities Kevin McAleenan said the administration had considered sending migrants to Florida but changed course because it wouldn’t have been “an effective use of resources.”...
00:00, 05/20/2019

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement....
19:39, 06/15/2019

Cuomo doubts ‘right to die’ bill will pass this year ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s not optimistic that legislation allowing the terminally ill to request life-ending medication from a physician will pass before state lawmakers adjourn for the year. The Democrat weighed in on...
14:26, 05/29/2019

House scheduled to pass 9/11 health bill on Friday WASHINGTON – The 9/11 first responders health bill will get a full House vote Friday – and is expected to pass overwhelmingly. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced the scheduled vote Tuesday via tweet. “The heroes who ran i...
04:26, 07/10/2019

Watch your litter: Florida gator caught eating plastic at wildlife refuge A beautiful Sunday at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge turned sour when an alligator was caught on video swallowing a large plastic item.        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
20:13, 05/24/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Florida, Texas and Carolinas home to many of America’s fastest growing cities While US population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018, some cities are flourishing with growth at a rate more than triple than the average.        ...
15:26, 05/09/2019

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
12:13, 07/11/2019

GOP leaders: Bevin lacks votes to pass pension bill in House FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Some top Republican lawmakers in Kentucky say GOP Gov. Matt Bevin hasn’t lined up enough votes yet to pass his pension bill in an expected special legislative session. House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Car...
01:00, 05/07/2019

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
21:52, 05/28/2019

Ohio may pass bill to save state's nuclear power plants over the weekend A committee in the Ohio Senate could vote on a nuclear bailout bill this weekend that would enable the full state legislature to pass legislation over the weekend to prevent the state's two power reactors from early retirement, sources familiar with ...
22:26, 06/28/2019

Ohio House expected to pass bill to save nuclear power plants Ohio's Republican-controlled House of Representatives will likely pass a bill on Tuesday to create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation. The two ...
17:13, 07/23/2019

House Democrats pass bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare The House of Representatives approved a three-part bill Thursday to lower prescription drug prices, along with measures to reverse Trump administration regulatory changes to Obamacare that Democrats view as sabotage. The final vote was 234-183....
02:13, 05/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Dems ‘probably’ gave Bill Clinton a pass on harassment charges Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that Democrats “probably” gave former President Bill Clinton a pass on his treatment of women, offering another example of how the country’s reckoning with sex harassment and abuse is redefining the public’...
21:52, 06/16/2019

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half Liz Knueven/Business Insider The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I started doing it for the environmental aspect, but I ended up saving big on my grocery bill in the p...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Florida lawmakers approve arming teachers with guns in classrooms Florida teachers will be able to carry guns in classrooms after undergoing police-style training and a psychiatric evaluation. Opponents say fewer guns should be on schools and the policy is prone to deadly accidents....
21:26, 05/01/2019

In passage of ‘Free Willy’ bill, Canada bans captivity and breeding of whales and dolphins Orcas, dolphins and other cetaceans have made for popular attractions at some aquatic theme parks for decades, but their presence has been trailed by ethical concerns about their confinement....
03:26, 06/12/2019

House Democrats pass bill directing Trump to stay in Paris climate deal Only a few Republicans crossed party lines to vote for the measure, which Mitch McConnell said will ‘go nowhere’ Democrats on Thursday passed their first significant climate change legislation since gaining control of the House of Representatives thi...
00:39, 05/03/2019

House Democrats rush to pass border aid bill before July 4, Trump vows veto U.S. House Democrats said they plan to pass a $4.5 billion aid package aimed at addressing the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border later on Tuesday, citing an urgency to act following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcro...
01:00, 06/26/2019

House Republican holds up $19 billion disaster relief bill expected to pass unanimously Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, has objected to a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill that was expected to pass unanimously Friday. The bill is likely to next be considered when lawmakers return June 3....
17:52, 05/24/2019

Florida lawmakers want to make the Pulse nightclub site a national memorial In the days ahead of the third anniversary of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida lawmakers have proposed plans to designate the nightclub a national memorial....
00:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
01:26, 05/01/2019

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, hav...
15:39, 06/21/2019

New York Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work (ALBANY, N.Y.) — New York state would legalize the buying and selling of sex under a proposal introduced in the state Legislature Monday that would lift criminal penalties for sex work. The bill isn’t expected to get a vote before the Dem...
18:26, 06/11/2019

California lawmakers consider bill that would 'lead the world' on gig worker rights Assembly Bill 5 would enact protections for workers, requiring them to meet three standards to be considered a contractorCalifornia legislators are set to decide on legislation that would fundamentally change the way tech giants like Lyft and Uber en...
16:00, 08/30/2019

Texas lawmakers strike down so-called ‘Save Chick-Fil-A’ bill Texas’s so-called “Save Chick-Fil-A” bill got plucked before lawmakers could cast a vote on it. “Hopefully, this is the day … discrimination against the LGBT community dies in Texas,” said State Rep. Julie Johnson, an openly gay Dem...
17:39, 05/11/2019

US Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Ban Chinese Military Scientists From Labs A bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced identical resolutions in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate that would require the US government to develop a list of scientific and......
07:26, 05/15/2019

House lawmakers unveil bipartisan anti-robocall bill Democrats and Republicans aim to outlaw a wider array of robocall practices adopted by fraudsters and legitimate businesses alike while empowering the government to issue tougher penalties against callers who violate the law....
17:26, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. lawmakers struggle to draft online privacy bill U.S. lawmakers drafting a bill to create rules governing online privacy hope to have a discussion draft complete by late May with a Senate committee vote during the summer and are intensifying efforts, but disputes are likely to push that timetable b...
02:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers drafting privacy bill argue about pre-empting California U.S. lawmakers drafting online privacy legislation zeroed in on a major point of contention on Wednesday of whether their federal law should pre-empt stringent regulations recently passed by California that could hurt corporate profits....
22:26, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers brawl over controversial extradition bill A fight broke out between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city's Legislative Council. The proposed law would permit extraditions to neighboring China despite the country's poor human rights record....
09:52, 05/11/2019

Brexit: Labour to force vote on motion allowing MPs to pass bill ruling out no-deal – live news All the day’s politics news as three more Tory leadership candidates – Andrea Leadsom, Mark Harper and Rory Stewart – launch their campaignsAndrea Leadsom’s campaign launch - SummaryMark Harper’s camnpaign launch - SummaryLabour to force vote on moti...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez demands McConnell stop 'giving bogus excuses' and pass gun background check bill In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., slammed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., for failing to call a vote on a gun reform bill that the Democratically-controlled Hou...
05:00, 08/05/2019

Hong Kong lets protesters' deadline to scrap extradition bill pass, setting stage for further demos Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam appeared to ignore a Thursday deadline set by some protesters to withdraw an extradition bill that she promoted then postponed, setting the stage for a new wave of demonstrations in the Chinese-ruled city....
13:26, 06/20/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson to 'speak to country' after Lords pledge to pass bill blocking no deal – politics live Late-night Lords vote commits peers to passing Benn bill by end of Friday, before parliament is suspended. Follow for latest newsLords agree to rule out filibusterHow the papers covered Johnson’s horror day in CommonsExplainer: is no deal blocked? Is...
09:26, 09/05/2019

No. 2 House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The no. 2 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said after a meeting at the White House on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on guns....
01:26, 09/11/2019

India lawmakers set to ratify bill to strip Kashmir, Jammu of autonomy Internet and communications remained down amid an ongoing lockdown in Kashmir Tuesday, a day after the Indian government said it would end the special autonomous status it's had for decades....
23:26, 08/06/2019

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....
11:13, 09/11/2019

UK lawmakers bring sleeping bags for long debate on Brexit bill Members of the UK’s House of Lords arrived at Parliament Wednesday with sleeping bags as they prepared for a marathon session to debate a bill that would stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU without a divorce deal, according to...
05:00, 09/05/2019

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scanda...
03:39, 07/12/2019

N.Y. lawmakers debate bill that would provide Donald Trump's state tax returns New York State legislators will take up a bill Wednesday that would give them access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns -- fiscal records the president has refused to make public for four years....
14:39, 05/08/2019

California lawmakers consider bill to create state-chartered cannabis banks The fate of a bill that would allow California marijuana firms to receive banking services from state-chartered banks and credit unions could be determined Thursday when a key hearing is held on the legislation....
23:26, 05/14/2019

Jon Stewart has some fresh fire for lawmakers who blocked a bill supporting 9/11 first responders Four years after leaving The Daily Show—and his default pulpit as one of the last generally trustworthy, moral voices in American political commentary—Jon Stewart has been extremely careful about the ways he’s spent his cultural cachet. (Okay, mostly...
06:26, 07/18/2019

Calif. lawmakers send dealer franchise bill to governor's desk After a similar bill was vetoed in 2018, California lawmakers passed dealer franchise legislation that would in part adjust the reimbursement rate retailers receive from automakers for warranty and recall service work....
16:26, 09/12/2019

Florida teachers can arm themselves under new gun bill Florida's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, expanding a program launched after the deadly high school shooting in Parkland with the aim of preventing another such massacre....
21:00, 05/01/2019

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
02:52, 07/06/2019

Lawmakers score $270K jackpot in campaign donations from stalled gambling bill The only big winners from the state’s stalled sports gambling bill were the lawmakers — they scored a $270,000 jackpot in campaign donations from casinos and gambling apps. Gambling-industry players set to cash in on the mothballed proposal — w...
23:52, 06/22/2019

NY lawmakers propose bill that would require cars to have rear-seat detection devices A state bill that would require car manufacturers to install a device to protect children from being abandoned in hot cars was introduced Friday as two twin babies who roasted to death in the Bronx were laid to rest in matching white caskets. Dozens ...
05:52, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong lawmakers clash over what democrats call 'evil' extradition bill Hong Kong legislators clashed on Tuesday over a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, after ugly brawls in the legislature over the weekend....
13:39, 05/14/2019

House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say WASHINGTON (AP) — House to vote on Senate version of border funding bill, 2 Democratic lawmakers say....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Bill On "Triple Talaq" In Rajya Sabha Today, BJP Issues Whip To Lawmakers The government has listed the contentious Triple Talaq Bill, which aims to curb the controversial Islamic practice of instant divorce, for consideration and passage in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. The......
23:00, 07/29/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Reintroduce Bill Supporting Democracy in Hong Kong in the Wake of Violent Unrest Members of Congress have reintroduced a bill defending Hong Kong’s autonomy in the wake of violent protests over a controversial proposal to amend the city’s extradition law that would allow the transfer of suspects to mainland China. The...
13:39, 06/14/2019

Runaway Oregon Republican says lawmakers won't return to state until 'expensive' carbon tax bill scrapped One of the runaway Oregon Republican senators said they won’t return to the state until the “inefficient, complicated, and expensive” carbon tax is scrapped and a bipartisan solution is found....
17:52, 06/25/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
22:13, 06/27/2019

Elon Musk's flamethrower incenses New York lawmakers. State Senate passes bill banning the weapon The New York State Senate passed a bill to make possession of a flamethrower for recreational use a crime, specifically calling out Elon Musk and the Boring Company for their 'not a flamethrower' product....
19:00, 06/21/2019

British lawmakers advance bill to block 'no-deal' Brexit, oppose Boris Johnson's call for new election British lawmakers in the House of Commons passed a bill Wednesday to block the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union without an agreement in place, and later opposed a push from Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a new election in October....
12:13, 09/05/2019

Florida school districts push back against bill to arm teachers School districts in Florida have pushed back against a bill -- awaiting the governor's approval to become law -- that would allow some teachers to be armed....
01:00, 05/07/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The House passed the bill Friday after outcry from Democrats wh...
00:13, 05/04/2019

Teachers blast idea of guns in class after Florida bill becomes law Days after Florida’s governor signed a bill making more teachers eligible to carry guns in the classroom, educators across the state are blasting the measure, branding it “one of the worst ideas.” Nine teachers from across the Sunshine State gave the...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Florida passes bill creating hurdles to change constitution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would place new regulations on people paid to gather petitions for constitutional amendments under a bill going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The language was placed on a bill in the final hours of the Legislature&...
06:13, 05/04/2019

Florida Legislature passes bill expanding program to arm teachers The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday allowing more teachers to carry firearms in school with the approval of local districts....
05:52, 05/02/2019

China: Prohibiting CGN from U.S. businesses is abuse of 'export control' China's Foreign Ministry condemned the United States' decision to bar China Nuclear Power Corp and three of its subsidies from doing business with U.S. companies as an abuse of export control....
08:39, 08/16/2019

A Poll Tax By Any Other Name: Florida’s Senate Mandates Bill Payment Before Felons Get to Vote Last week, Florida’s House set things in motion with regard to mandating felons meet certain “financial obligations” before having their voting rights restored, and now Florida’s Senate has followed suit....
10:26, 05/03/2019

Florida approves bill allowing teachers to carry guns in classrooms Governor Ron DeSantis expected to sign controversial bill into law despite widespread opposition from campaigners and teachersA hugely unpopular measure to allow Florida teachers to carry guns in their classrooms was approved by state legislators lat...
07:39, 05/03/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it...
03:52, 06/06/2019

Juul denounces San Francisco legislation prohibiting the sale of e-cigarettes in the city E-cigarette giant Juul on Wednesday criticized the city where it is based after San Francisco supervisors approved a measure to prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes....
23:26, 06/19/2019

FAA issues order prohibiting US operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman “due to heightened military activities and...
13:52, 06/21/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
09:39, 06/20/2019

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
23:39, 08/27/2019

God's Property: Florida Lawmaker Says God Told Him to Reintroduce Anti-Abortion Bill Modeled After Alabama's Since passing its anti-abortion law—a law so reprehensible that cities like Los Angeles have subsequently banned travel to the state—Alabama has become the bane of the entire universe....
18:13, 05/24/2019

Florida governor signs bill making it harder for felons to regain voting rights A civil rights group immediately filed a lawsuit to block the law, which requires those convicted of felonies to repay all fines and fees associated with their sentences....
15:00, 06/29/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
09:39, 07/08/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
18:39, 07/11/2019

Why the ‘Games of Thrones’ coffee gaffe was the last straw I have been a die-hard “Game of Thrones” viewer since the beginning — or at least since water cooler buzz made the show must-binge TV on the level of “Breaking Bad” or “The Wire.” So it’s been difficult to admit that I don’t care anymore who will sit...
14:13, 05/09/2019

US aviation authority issues order prohibiting flights over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
07:00, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump vetoes bills prohibiting arms sales to Saudi Arabia Arms package includes thousands of precision-guided munitions and aircraft maintenance supportDonald Trump has vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from selling billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia...
11:52, 07/25/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
19:52, 06/18/2019

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both te...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Metal drinking straw fatally impales woman through her eye after fall Elena Struthers-Gardner, 60, who was known as ‘Lena,’ suffered brain injuries in the accident at her home in England.        ...
23:00, 07/09/2019

Metal drinking straw impales UK woman’s brain, killing her Reusable metal straws may be good for the planet, but they can also kill you. The November 2018 death of Broadstone, England, resident Elena Struthers-Gardner has just been ruled accidental. According to the Daily Echo, the 60-year-old woman collapse...
01:52, 07/10/2019

Why Midsize Cities Struggle to Catch Up to Superstar Cities For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Verizon releases Galaxy S10 5G with 20 cities of hype for only 2 cities Fewer than 1% of U.S. residents will be able to use the Galaxy S10 5G's signature feature as it launches on Verizon's network. But the marketing continues.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Kylie Jenner posed for a photo wearing nothing but a massive straw hat, and fans still think it's a look @kyliejenner/Instagram Kylie Jenner posted a revealing photo to Instagram on Sunday, in which she appeared to wear nothing but a massive straw hat. Despite her apparent lack of clothing, Jenner's fans still praised the "look" in the comments. A popu...
00:00, 07/16/2019

A woman reportedly died after falling and impaling herself on an eco-friendly metal straw A woman in the UK died after falling atop a metal drinking straw affixed to a mason-jar style cup she was holding while at home, according to a coroner's report. The freak accident raises questions about the safety of metal straws, which have grown ...
10:13, 07/10/2019

The G7 was the final straw – world leaders’ wives should refuse to travel with their spouses Over the last week, these women have been depicted as a useful way to boost their husbands’ standing, rather than as powerful people in their own rightIt was Donald Tusk on Instagram that did it. Four wives of world leaders – Melania Trump, Brigitte ...
20:26, 08/28/2019

Carcassonne: Europe’s Largest Medieval Fortified City Was Defended by Straw Soldiers Carcassonne is Europe’s largest fortified city that still stands today. It is located in Aude, a department in the southern French region of Occitanie. ...
20:39, 05/02/2019

Inside Jets chaos: Maccagnan’s final straw, Le’Veon Bell conflict Just when it appeared the Jets were the stable franchise in town, they reminded everyone no one quite does dysfunction like they do. Jets CEO Christopher Johnson fired general manager Mike Maccagnan in a stunning move Wednesday, removing a GM the fra...
02:39, 05/16/2019

‘The straw that broke the camel’s back’: Halifax cartoonist reacts to BNI ending contract Michael de Adder, who has been drawing editorial cartoons for 20 years, was let go from N.B. newspapers after releasing a controversial depiction of Donald Trump....
01:39, 07/03/2019

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and hi...
22:52, 07/24/2019

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
15:52, 08/09/2019

Florida wildlife services declared open season in Florida — for iguanas Getty Images/carstenbrandt Record-breaking heat in Florida is attracting green iguanas, so much so that homeowners are now encouraged to kill the invasive species on their property. Green iguanas are not native to Florida and are considered an invas...
23:13, 07/27/2019

After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After FBI briefing, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says Russian hackers accessed voter databases in 2 Florida counties....
17:52, 05/14/2019

Florida Clarifies Its Directive to Kill Iguanas 'Whenever Possible' After Florida Man Gets Shot Earlier this month, Florida’s conservation authority urged homeowners to exterminate invasive green iguanas “whenever possible,” without the need for permits. The accidental shooting of a pool maintenance worker by an iguana hunter has now prompted s...
01:52, 07/30/2019

Klobuchar knocks ‘Medicare-for-all’: ‘While Bernie wrote the bill, I read the bill’ HOUSTON -- Sen. Amy Klobuchar blasted "Medicare-for-all" as a “bad idea” during Thursday night’s 2020 Democratic presidential debate, accusing rival Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders of leaving out an important caveat to the plan while making his pitch to ...
03:13, 09/13/2019

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio, Bill Weld take 'soapbox' at Iowa State Fair The fourth day of "soapbox speeches" at the Iowa State Fair featured Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Bill de Blasio, who told fair-goers they could beat President Donald Trump in next year's election....
04:39, 08/13/2019

Bill Belichick gave the most Bill Belichick answer when asked if he's pumped for the season The legendary coach spoke for all of us football fans when he was asked a simple question about getting excited for opening night.       ...
13:26, 09/05/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is it dumped? Is it washed in? Does it blow in?Joanna...
14:00, 05/14/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
00:39, 06/13/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
00:52, 07/12/2019

UK bans gender stereotypes in ads A ban has come into force prohibiting commercials that reinforce gender prejudices. A prominent German feminist told DW that Germany is dragging its heels on the problem....
14:52, 06/14/2019

What are the best cities in the US? 24/7 Wall St. created a weighted index of over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify the best cities to live in.       ...
05:52, 09/11/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
13:52, 09/02/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
13:26, 06/09/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic....
01:52, 06/14/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
12:39, 07/03/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
04:39, 07/03/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
15:52, 06/05/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming years. Now, researchers from the US Department of...
21:13, 05/07/2019

‘Apex Legends’ bans 770,000 cheats Just over a week ago Respawn announced that it's taking a stronger stance against cheating in Apex Legends. Today, it revealed that it's blocked 770,000 players, 300,000 account creations and 4,000 cheat seller accounts. The company says th...
00:13, 05/04/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan league Major League Baseball players will be barred from playing in a Venezuela’s winter league because of economic sanctions against the country. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a wide-ranging ban on US companies doing business with the socialis...
06:52, 08/23/2019

Atlanta bans e-scooters at night Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban will be from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m.        ...
17:52, 08/09/2019

New California law bans hairstyle discrimination Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Wednesday a bill making California the first state to ban workplace and school discrimination against black people for wearing hairstyles such as braids, twists and locks. (July 3)       ...
05:39, 07/04/2019

M&S bans glitter from Christmas cards Retailer’s glitter ban comes amid concern about microplastics polluting the environmentMarks & Spencer has joined the effort against microplastics by banning glitter from this year’s Christmas cards, wrapping paper, calendars and crackers.The retaile...
02:00, 08/31/2019

FAA bans some Apple MacBooks from planes Apple has recently recalled batteries installed in some of the 15-inch MacBooks, which are now banned from airplanes.       ...
01:52, 08/15/2019

| Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country's third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said....
18:26, 08/21/2019

LDS church bans weapons in meetinghouses The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its handbook to bar all "lethal weapons" from meetinghouses, which strengthens past language that discourages firearms....
18:52, 08/27/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
14:26, 05/22/2019

Your face is now your boarding pass. And that’s a problem. Mostly in the name of efficiency, airlines and the U.S. government are scanning the faces of people who aren’t suspected of crimes. It’s data that can be stored, tracked and, inevitably, stolen....
10:52, 06/11/2019

Xbox Game Pass for PC is now available as a beta Update: At E3 2019, Microsoft announced that the Xbox Game Pass for PC - its subscription gaming service - is available to try right now as a beta, with the full release coming later this year. Players can access the Xbox Game Pass through the new Xb...
02:26, 06/10/2019

Your face is now your boarding pass. Here’s why that should worry us. JetBlue has begun using facial recognition to board certain flights. The Washington Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler travels to New York’s JFK airport to take a look....
22:13, 06/10/2019

Giants know they must fix their pass rush — and fast The names and faces have changed. The story hasn’t. The Giants were the NFL’s 30th-ranked team in sacks during a three-win 2017 season. They finished 31st in the category during last year’s five-win campaign. They enter Sunday’s matchup with the Bill...
03:00, 09/14/2019

The new rules of cannabis: how to pass the joint and more Lizzie Post, the descendant of manners guru Emily Post, on navigating a world where pot vapor is in the air and part of an evening’s recreationIn 1922, Emily Post published Etiquette, a guide to the mores and manners of a rapidly changing world. As t...
00:52, 08/27/2019

Iran Says It Will Pass a Uranium Cap. Is It a Threat? What Happens Next? Responding to American sanctions, Iran said it would break a 300-kilogram limit on its uranium stockpile under the 2015 nuclear accord, a significant threshold in a complicated crisis....
23:26, 06/26/2019

Soon, Need Not Be 8th Pass To Apply For A Driving Licence The government has decided to do away with the requirement of minimum educational qualification for obtaining driving licence to boost employment opportunities, the road transport ministry said......
22:26, 06/18/2019

What It Means When You Get 'SSSS' on Your Boarding Pass Recently, a friend of mine tried to print his boarding pass for a return trip home from San Francisco and had some issues. No matter how many times he reloaded Delta’s site or tried checking in on his phone, he kept getting a message that he wouldn’t...
21:00, 06/04/2019

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" campaign that will put your name on the Mars 2020 rover, leaving a long-term record of your name on th...
22:26, 05/22/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
13:39, 05/04/2019

Jobs are at stake — pass the USMCA At the end of 2018, the Trump administration finalized the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, resulting in a new trade deal now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. This milestone is good news and a big win for the United ...
09:39, 05/30/2019

How to pass a smog test, and what to do if your car fails Staying up to date on car maintenance and taking care of check engine lights could help you pass the all important smog test.       ...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Big 12 revenues up again, on track to pass $40M per school IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 revenues are up again and expected to surpass $40 million per school annually before the current media rights deal runs out in about five years. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says each university was receiving $38.8 million for...
20:52, 05/31/2019

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is now available Ahead of its E3 2019 press conference Microsoft is revealing details around its upcoming expansions of Xbox Game Pass by opening subscription pages.First up is Xbox Game Pass Ultimate which is now available to everyone after a period of limited avail...
18:39, 06/09/2019

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used...
23:00, 09/04/2019

Marriott phasing out plastic bottles Marriott International says it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotels worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger bottles or wall-mounted dispensers, depending on the hotel. (Au...
15:13, 08/28/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
15:26, 05/21/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we n...
06:26, 08/30/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
00:26, 06/21/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:13, 07/12/2019

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-s...
23:26, 07/21/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
07:26, 05/30/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
20:52, 07/14/2019

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
10:39, 07/31/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
21:26, 05/17/2019

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
08:00, 06/20/2019

Did Nike Not Get the Memo on Plastic Beads? For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousands of tiny foam beads. Nike promises the new design...
21:26, 07/25/2019

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
05:26, 09/05/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
22:00, 06/18/2019

Baby rescued from plastic bag in Georgia Georgia sheriff's office realeased dramatic body-cam video showing the rescue of a newborn girl who was found alive inside a plastic bag in the woods. (June 25)        ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched its latest festival-inspired line, and among the s...
12:52, 05/02/2019

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisisAn alarm sounds, the blockage is clear...
02:39, 08/18/2019

Sudan bans Al Jazeera as protests continue Sudan's ruling military government closed media organization Al Jazeera's Khartoum bureau and banned its journalists from reporting from the country, the Qatar-based media company said....
11:39, 05/31/2019

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Mi...
07:39, 05/24/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
23:26, 07/05/2019

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
01:52, 06/26/2019

Gun Makers Adjust Rifles to Skirt Bans The proliferation of guns sold legally that operate nearly identically to banned models shows how difficult it can be to make firearm restrictions effective. California first banned the sale of guns it calls assault weapons in 1989, then updated the ...
20:39, 06/21/2019

TSA bans Star Wars drink souvenir TSA says Star Wars fan won't be able to take their "thermal detonator" Coke and Sprite bottles home from Disney.       ...
21:39, 08/29/2019

UK bans ads over gender stereotypes in landmark ruling Adverts by cream cheese maker Philadelphia and car giant Volkswagen will no longer appear on UK television, the agency ruled. But both companies have insisted their adverts did not involve sexist tropes....
15:26, 08/14/2019

Two Russian biathletes get four-year bans for doping: IBU Two Russian biathletes have been suspended for four years for doping violations detected in data from Russia's former anti-doping agency laboratory, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) said on Tuesday....
15:52, 06/25/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
04:00, 05/30/2019

Capri bans tourists from using single-use plastics Famed for its designer boutiques, film star visitors and saccharine limoncello, the Italian island of Capri is not typically associated with environmentalism....
14:13, 05/07/2019

Israel bans far-right candidates for racism against Arabs Benzi Gopstein and Baruch Marzel of the Jewish Power party have been barred from the snap general elections in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was criticized for allying with the ultra-nationalist party....
03:39, 08/26/2019

Arizona bans coyote killing contests PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted to ban organized contests where hunters try to kill the most coyotes or other predators for prizes. Friday’s 4-0 vote bans contests that require registration and a fee and awar...
05:00, 06/23/2019

WeChat quietly bans cryptocurrency fundraising The Chinese equivalent of WhatsApp, WeChat, has updated its terms of service to ban merchants from fundraising by using tokens or cryptocurrencies. The Tencent-operated chat messaging app quietly revised its policy last month; the new policy will tak...
20:13, 05/07/2019

The Morning After: San Francisco bans the sale of e-cigarettes Welcome to Wednesday. Amazon's Prime Day is coming, twice, this July, and Target wants a shopping fight. Meanwhile, Sony does it again with another pair of capable noise-cancelling headphones that you should consider, and NASA briefly halts its ...
19:39, 06/26/2019

San Francisco Bans Sale of Juul and Other E-Cigarettes The bill was praised by health groups but has many critics, including those who worry that a blanket ban on e-cigarettes could harm the wider goals of anti-tobacco efforts....
03:00, 06/26/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League Major League Baseball says its players will be banned from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League because of recent U.S. economic sanctions against Venezuela       ...
04:26, 08/23/2019

What to Do if You're Freaking Out About the Wave of Six-Week Abortion Bans Even though abortion is still legal everywhere in the United States, Republicans are dead-set on changing that. Apart from donating money to abortion funds, it’s hard to know what you can do to help....
22:52, 05/20/2019

Colorado Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors Colorado on Friday became the 18th state to ban “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that aims to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender expression....
01:13, 06/02/2019

Oakland bans the use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring it facial recognition technology on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Samoa bans 'Rocketman' over gay scenes: media Samoa has banned "Rocketman", the movie-musical based on the life of British musician Elton John, over its depiction of homosexuality, the South Pacific island's censor has said....
10:39, 06/11/2019

Facebook bans extremist figures for being ‘dangerous’ The bans — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan and Infowars host Alex Jones — are a sign that the social network is more aggressively enforcing its hate speech policies under pressure from civil rights groups....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Google Bans Ads for 'Experimental Medical Treatments' Google plans to crack down on ads for bogus medical treatments, as the company has observed a rise in predatory scams that target desperate patients. Read more......
03:39, 09/07/2019

Dutch museum bans 'Golden Age' from exhibitions Not all that glitters is gold, the Amsterdam Museum has decided as it opts for '17th century' instead of 'Golden Age.' The move to ban the term has revived a debate about the Netherlands' colonial past....
20:13, 09/13/2019

'Women will die': how new abortion bans will harm the most vulnerable Women of color and poor women will be disproportionately affected by new restrictions across the US, opponents sayOn the floor of the Alabama state senate this week, a robotic voice read nine pages of legalese that would define a new reality for wome...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
17:00, 08/01/2019

YouTube Bans Hateful Videos From Platform YouTube said it is stepping up efforts to scrub hateful content from its platform, including videos that deny historical events like the Holocaust, taking on more of the task of judging the validity of information on its popular video-streaming site....
04:52, 06/06/2019

What’s worse, Facebook’s bans or government regulation? On Thursday, Facebook decided it had had enough. It banned several accounts that it labeled as “dangerous” from its platforms. The prominent far-right or anti-Semitic figures booted from Facebook and Instagram included Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Mi...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
19:26, 07/18/2019

San Francisco bans city use of facial recognition San Francisco is following through on talk of banning facial recognition tech. The city's Board of Supervisors has voted 8-1 in favor of a bill, the Stop Secret Surveillance Ordinance, that bans city government (including police) from using fac...
04:39, 05/15/2019

| eSwatini bans 'witchcraft and magic' competition A competition pitting witchdoctors against each other in a battle of skills this weekend in eSwatini -- formerly known as Swaziland -- has been banned, according to a government statement....
08:52, 07/11/2019

WNBA bans Williams 10 games for dom. violence The Sparks' Riquna Williams, who was charged last December on felony counts for allegedly striking an ex-girlfriend and then threatening another person with a firearm, has been suspended 10 games by the WNBA....
04:13, 07/17/2019

Oktoberfest bans e-scooters from festival grounds With intoxicated riders causing numerous accidents in Germany since they were introduced this summer, Munich officials have decided not to risk it. Strict restrictions and no-go zones have been set up for Oktoberfest....
20:39, 09/10/2019

Google bans ads for unproven medical treatments In an attempt to remain trustworthy, Google will no longer allow ads for "unproven or experimental medical techniques." Under the new Healthcare and medicines policy, the company will prohibit advertising for treatments that lack biomedical or scient...
05:39, 09/07/2019

10 best cities with day-trip potential From Reykjavik to Tokyo, these cities give you lots of bang for your travel buck, with lots of options waiting just outside of town.       ...
20:00, 06/26/2019

These are the 25 richest cities in America The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that.        ...
13:13, 05/19/2019

These are the poorest cities in every state in the US The US is one of the richest countries in the world. Despite that wealth, parts of the country have been left behind, including these cities.        ...
14:13, 05/07/2019

Looking for a job? These cities may be tough for grads Despite the overall strength of the U.S. job market, entry-level jobs for college graduates cannot be found everywhere.       ...
17:26, 09/05/2019

Best cities to land a summer job A new study shows some cities are better than others when it comes to finding a summer job. Wallet Hub analyzed factors like affordability, median income and availability of summer jobs to make the list. Orlando, Florida came out on top followed by S...
05:13, 05/29/2019

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from...
11:52, 07/10/2019

Best party cities around the world Any major city will have bars, clubs and live music venues, but not all of them can claim to be a true party capital. Check out 11 of the world's best party cities from Bangkok to New York....
22:52, 09/06/2019

The 28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

The 50 most dangerous cities in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the world's 50 most dangerous cities – the ones with the highest murder rates – as reported by a Mexico-based advocacy group.       ...
07:00, 07/25/2019

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.        ...
16:52, 06/18/2019

No car? No problem. These are the 10 most walkable cities in the U.S. You can easily see many of America’s best destinations on foot; here are the top 10 most walkable cities, as determined by Walk Score.       ...
10:13, 08/13/2019

Five Cities: Living on $50K a Year Recent graduates in entry-level jobs make an average of $51,347 annually. How far that goes depends a lot on where you live. Meet millennials living in Houston, Minneapolis, Oklahoma City, Charlotte, N.C., and Tucson, Ariz....
17:13, 09/12/2019

11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
16:26, 08/28/2019

Cities are heating up. How can we keep them cool? By 2050, Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
09:52, 08/03/2019

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
17:13, 07/24/2019

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
00:52, 06/20/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningl...
23:13, 05/23/2019

What are the most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
15:39, 07/26/2019

28 most polluted cities in the world To identify the world’s most polluted cities, 24/7 Tempo reviewed the average annual concentration of particulate matter in nearly 1,300 cities.        ...
21:39, 06/06/2019

The top 15 cities with the most billionaires, ranked Mauricio Santana/Getty Images Nearly 30% of the world's billionaire population in 2018 was concentrated in just 15 cities, according to Wealth-X's 2019 Billionaire Census report. Strong tech industries have fostered considerable wealth in several ci...
03:52, 05/10/2019

The most and least punctual cities, according to OpenTable Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about OpenTable’s report showing the least and most punctual cities.       ...
22:39, 07/26/2019

America’s fittest cities (NBC News) The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual American Fitness Index, ranking the top 100 cities in the U.S. from most to least fit. For the second consecutive year Arlington, Virginia takes the top spot in the fitness in...
21:39, 05/14/2019

Cities are heating up, how can we keep them cool? By 2050 Berlin could be as warm as Canberra in Australia. With cities around the world grappling over solutions to rising temperatures, Germany's sunniest city is wasting no time to act....
13:00, 08/02/2019

Hackers Won't Let Up in Their Attack on U.S. Cities Local governments are facing a growing threat of cyberattacks and escalating ransom demands, as an attack in Baltimore has crippled thousands of computers for a month....
21:52, 06/07/2019

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
22:00, 06/10/2019

Are small cities the smartest? When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
14:00, 05/14/2019

The 25 most fun cities in America, according to WalletHub Many cities in America may claim to be fun — but some have more to offer than others, according to WalletHub.       ...
16:52, 09/16/2019

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater Mamunur Rashid/NurPhoto via Getty Images Some major cities are sinking and could become unlivable due to climate change and rising sea levels. Jakarta is sinking up to 6.7 inches per year due to excessive groundwater pumping. Venice is sinking at a ...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Sprint will launch 5G on May 31 in 4 cities with LG V50 and HTC 5G Hub Fourth-place U.S. carrier Sprint will launch its 5G network on May 31 with two devices, it said today, in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston, and Kansas City.Read More...
19:26, 05/16/2019

Navy football going to the run and shoot? Not really, but this year it will come to pass. Coach Ken Niumatalolo has plans to install elements of the run-and-shoot offfense to spark a passing game that finished last in major college football last year....
01:13, 08/04/2019

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Quiz: Would you still pass your driving theory test? There are regional variations in how easy it is to pass your practical driving test – but there is also the theory part. Could you still pass?Newly released figures show that there are some areas of the country where it appears to be much easier to p...
16:52, 08/23/2019

Record London Marathon entries pass 450,000 More than 450,000 runners have entered the ballot for next year's London Marathon, breaking the event's own world record for registrations, organizers said on Tuesday....
16:39, 05/21/2019

Never Pass Up An Opportunity To Drive On Track With An Instructor When you’re on track, you can pretty easily tell when you’re driving poorly. Everything becomes a thousand times harder, the tires are always squealing, you’re hitting curbs that shouldn’t be hit, and you’re having to re-correct your steering or brak...
18:52, 08/28/2019

How Tua's title-winning pass set off the wildest QB carousel ever Tua Tagovailoa's game-winning TD pass in the 2017 national title game set off a chain reaction of quarterback transfers from some of the nation's biggest college football programs. We look at how the dust has settled....
06:00, 08/28/2019

Crews battling fire in Redington Pass TUCSON – Fire crews are battling a fire in Redington Pass near Mile Marker 8. According to Coronado National Forest Service, a rancher reported the blaze at around 3 p.m. The rancher reported that the fire is burning about 10 acres of land, of...
03:52, 07/23/2019

Nissan's Saikawa says he wants to 'pass the baton' as soon as possible: Nikkei Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said he wanted to "pass the baton" to the next generation as soon as possible, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as speculation mounted he could announce his resignation from the troubled automaker....
04:00, 09/09/2019

Senate to try to pass border aid on Wednesday, McConnell says The U.S. Senate will consider legislation to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico later on Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said....
21:52, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Coach Mack Brown says UNC not going pass as much The Latest: New North Carolina coach Mack Brown says Tar Heels offense won't pass the ball all of the time, will also emphasize power run game       ...
20:39, 07/18/2019

Save £140 on Now TV Sky Sports pass for ten months of access We're into week two of the new Premier League season, but that doesn't mean it's too late to take advantage of this incredible Now TV Sky Sports pass deal. There's no reason you couldn't get live streaming Premier League foot...
10:39, 08/18/2019

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts....
12:52, 05/22/2019

Active MLB players to pass away in recent years Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs passed away Monday, becoming the most recent active Major League Baseball player to die.       ...
11:39, 07/02/2019

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
17:00, 06/29/2019

UN: Migrant deaths in Americas pass 500 in 2019 The International Organization for Migration says the number of migrant deaths in the Americas in 2019 has passed 500. Almost half of the deaths were recorded at the US-Mexican border....
21:00, 08/16/2019

They came to pass — and other observations from Maryland’s spring scrimmage Both offenses moved the ball well in the team's final spring practice, though the absence of two quarterbacks limited insight into the unit's early progress under new coach Michael Locksley....
15:39, 04/28/2019

AI Can Pass Standardized Tests—But It Would Fail Preschool Opinion: Sure, an AI aced an 8th-grade science test, but the method it used highlights its lack of common sense or anything resembling human understanding....
15:26, 09/10/2019

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC PC players, rejoice: Microsoft is bringing its previously-Xbox exclusive subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, to Windows 10. The company is promising "a curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including Bethesd...
15:13, 05/30/2019

Leclerc: Verstappen Austrian GP pass "not the way you overtake" Charles Leclerc says Max Verstappen's controversial move to win the 2019 Austrian Grand Prix is "not the way you overtake" after their wheel-to-wheel Formula 1 battle ended in contact...
20:00, 06/30/2019

Giants may be on cusp of having next great pass rushing duo It was the elite Eli Manning and a savage pass rush that got the Giants a pair of Super Bowl triumphs over Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. The Dave Gettleman Big Blue blueprint is built the same: Daniel Jones, aided by Saquon Barkley, as his Eli Mannin...
12:39, 07/31/2019

Destiny 2 gets a premium progression battle pass Destiny 2 is getting a battle pass just like Fortnite, PUBG, and Dota 2. The premium-progression Skinner box should improve the shooter for casual players.Read More...
17:39, 08/30/2019

When smart devices pass secrets to the police It may crackdown on crime — and privacy, too. That's if German police get powers to seize personal data on smart devices. Germany's discussing plans that are already a reality in the USA....
22:13, 06/14/2019

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of participants up to 50....
20:01, 08/13/2019

‘Destiny 2’ will get a battle pass, because every game is ‘Fortnite’ now Countless changes are in store for Destiny 2 in the coming weeks, from the launch of the Shadowkeep expansion to the debut of Destiny 2: New Light, which will drop the price of the base game to free. But Bungie is also mixing up the game’s prog...
08:26, 08/31/2019

CEOs Urge Senate to Pass Gun Laws Chief executives of dozens of companies ranging from Levi Strauss to Uber sent a letter to members of the Senate, asking them to pass legislation to prevent gun violence....
12:26, 09/13/2019

LSU has a brand-new offense -- but can it pass a test vs. Texas? Coach Ed Orgeron has promised a more impactful offense. QB Joe Burrow says he can confidently lead that unit. So, is it finally time to take LSU seriously?...
19:13, 09/06/2019

Uber to ban riders with low ratings: will you pass the test? Failure to tip, a refusal to chat … even where you sit could influence how drivers rate you and under a new policy could see you bannedWill your Uber rating be docked if youdon’t tip? What side of the car should you sit on? Small talk or silence?Sinc...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Xbox Game Pass for PC is coming soon with over 100 games Microsoft is trying to do right by its PC gaming audience, and Xbox Game Pass is a big part of that initiative -- but so is Steam and Win32 games.Read More...
18:26, 05/30/2019

Jawon Pass is everything Louisville wants to fix under Scott Satterfield How do you rebuild the confidence of a quarterback and a team that hit rock bottom last year under Bobby Petrino? The Cardinals are banking on a fresh start....
16:39, 09/02/2019

CBSE Class 10 Result Declared. 91.10% Pass. CBSE class 10 result: The result is available on the website cbseresults.nic.in. Students can login to the official result portal to retrieve CBSE class 10 result....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
16:39, 07/05/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct...
13:26, 05/11/2019

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain B...
15:39, 06/27/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
07:39, 05/11/2019

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
19:13, 06/30/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
00:13, 06/30/2019

UN conference to consider plan to minimize plastic waste Over 180 countries have opened a U.N.-backed conference on waste and hazardous chemicals amid hopes it could produce a sweeping agreement toward minimizing generation of plastic waste, which has formed a gigantic mass floating in the ocean...
19:52, 04/29/2019

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made ...
19:26, 08/14/2019

German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
20:52, 05/10/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
12:39, 06/13/2019

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
01:52, 06/11/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
20:39, 06/06/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
22:52, 08/09/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00, 06/05/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
01:13, 05/08/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
19:13, 05/20/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
15:26, 06/16/2019

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
18:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
21:26, 05/07/2019

Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The Southeast Asian country became the top destination for plastic waste in 2018 after China stopped accept...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Uttar Pradesh Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Force From Today The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators, according to a state......
23:26, 08/31/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
16:00, 06/21/2019

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
20:27, 08/12/2019

Plastic pollution 'killing one person every 30 seconds' One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases and illnesses caused by plastic pollution and uncollected rubbish, a new report has found....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also be...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freeway and take the backroads even though deep down you...
15:13, 06/24/2019

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the a...
17:39, 07/20/2019

Deepest ever manned dive finds plastic bag US explorer Victor Vescovo discovered plastic trash on the seafloor while completing the deepest ocean dive ever recorded: 35,853 feet to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the western Pacific....
11:26, 05/14/2019

NCAA bans BYU's Childs 9 games for draft errors The NCAA said BYU's Yoeli Childs did not submit appropriate paperwork and received impermissible expenses when he worked with an agent while testing his NBA draft prospects. He has been suspended nine games....
19:52, 08/10/2019

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in blazing fires in the Amazon rainforest that has caused international outrage....
04:39, 08/30/2019

Exclusive: Two Russian boxers competed despite doping bans Two Russian boxers serving doping suspensions have competed while banned, Reuters has found, highlighting inconsistencies in Russia's efforts to reform its anti-doping practices....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Fury as half-marathon bans African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to allegations of racism....
04:00, 04/29/2019

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
10:26, 08/11/2019

Les Ferdinand calls for more diversity as FA reviews discrimination bans • Governing body looking at length of match-based suspensions• Ferdinand says more diversity in leadership roles is neededThe Football Association has confirmed it is reviewing its minimum ban for cases involving discrimination but the former England...
19:52, 07/25/2019

YouTube bans videos promoting Nazi ideology Content promoting fascism, supremacism or Holocaust denial will no longer be hostedYouTube has decided to ban content promoting Nazi ideology from its service.The company confirmed it would no longer host videos that glorified fascist views or materi...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Oakland bans city use of facial recognition software Oakland, Calif. is now the third US city to ban the use of facial recognition technology. The city passed an ordinance yesterday that prohibits the use of the technology on the grounds that it is often inaccurate, potentially invasive and lacks stand...
05:26, 07/18/2019

Trump order bans US firms from dealing with Huawei In a move that will likely add fire to the growing trade war between the US and China, President Trump has declared a “national emergency” to protect US communication networks.The President's executive order gives the federal gover...
02:00, 05/17/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
21:26, 07/07/2019

Abortion Bans Create a Public Health Nightmare Making abortion mostly illegal will kick off an unintentional, vast experiment in public health—one where the outcomes are sick or dying women and children....
12:39, 05/21/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (May 3)        ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

Sudan bans Al-Jazeera as pro-democracy demonstrations continue All broadcaster’s work permits cancelled as military official warns protesters they are ‘a danger to the revolution’ Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station has said, adding that its staff members’ work perm...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses to describe abortion bans New style guidance encourages editors to avoid medically misleading terms like ‘heartbeat bill’ in reference to restrictive abortion laws sweeping the USMake a contribution now and support the Guardian’s independent journalism and coverage of women’s...
20:39, 06/07/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp – on Huawei phones. Thi...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Twitch bans, then unbans streamer after accusing him of fraud A Twitch streamer named Craig “NBDxWilliams” Williams was recently banned from the streaming platform and then reinstated today. His struggles with the platform, and Twitch staff’s confusion over Williams’ streaming setup, shine a light on how Twitch...
03:52, 07/31/2019

Leslie Jones bans Trump from her standup special Leslie Jones says she picked Washington, DC as the city where she'll film her upcoming comedy special because it has one of the "best comic crowds" in the country. But when she was reminded that the President and his family live there, she changed he...
19:13, 08/09/2019

New York state bans sales of flavored e-cigarettes New York isn't waiting for the federal government to take action on teen vaping. Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced an "emergency executive action" that will ban sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The move will see the state Department of Health...
20:13, 09/15/2019

Austria bans Muslim headscarf in primary schools Austria has passed a law intended to ban Muslim girls from wearing a headscarf in primary schools. The Jewish yarmulke and Sikh patka are not included in the new measure....
08:00, 05/16/2019

Michigan bans flavored e-cigarettes, becoming the first state to do so, governor says In a move to discourage teens and other young people from vaping, Michigan will become the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes, the governor said. ...
19:52, 09/04/2019

Facial-Recognition Startup Calls for Regulation Instead of Bans The co-founder of SenseTime, a Chinese artificial-intelligence startup under fire for the use of its facial-recognition technology in mass-surveillance systems, said its technology should be regulated rather than banned....
10:39, 05/21/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian society.”...
07:00, 08/20/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in filings published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
16:26, 07/02/2019

China bans Uighur textbooks, imprisons academics The family of a literary critic jailed in China is speaking out to bring attention to their fathers imprisonment and Beijing’s crackdown against Uighur culture. Yalqun Rozi was sentenced to 15 years in prison and his textbooks have been banned....
14:26, 08/27/2019

Sri Lanka bans face coverings for 'public safety' Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena banned all forms of face coverings including the burqa and the hijab in the name of national security, the president's office said....
11:00, 04/29/2019

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
16:13, 06/14/2019

Facebook bans ads from The Epoch Times after huge pro-Trump buy By hiding its multimillion-dollar dark money ad spend, the organization bypassed Facebook's political advertising transparency rules, NBC News reports....
14:00, 08/23/2019

Reds-Pirates brawl results in 40 games of bans Six players and both managers have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in Tuesday's benches-clearing brawl between the Reds and Pirates....
10:39, 08/02/2019

Italy bans McDonald’s near ancient Roman monument Italy’s Culture ministry announced the decision after the municipal administration loudly protested against the notion of serving burgers in the archaeological zone that hosts the third-century AD Baths of Caracalla....
11:52, 08/02/2019

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
10:26, 06/17/2019

Measles Outbreak: N.Y. Bans Religious Exemptions for Vaccinations New York, where measles has spread in ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities, joins California and a handful of other states in revoking religious exemptions....
00:52, 06/14/2019

Spain bans Catalonia's ex-leader Puigdemont from EU vote Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence....
16:26, 05/01/2019

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

FCC bans spoofed text messages and international robocalls This week the FCC voted to approve rules that ban spoofing text messages and international robocalls. The new rules close long-standing loopholes in the Truth in Caller ID Act, which banned spoofing domestic calls but made it hard for the FCC to comb...
23:26, 08/02/2019

San Francisco bans police use of face recognition technology San Francisco supervisors voted Tuesday to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments, becoming the first U.S. city to outlaw a rapidly developing technology that has alarmed privacy and civil liberties advocates....
07:39, 05/15/2019

End of Golden Age: Dutch museum bans term from exhibits Debate over Netherlands’ colonial past resurfaces with switch to ‘17th century’ as alternativeOne of the Netherlands’ most prestigious museums has fuelled fresh debate over the the country’s colonial past by deciding it will no longer use the term Go...
20:13, 09/13/2019

New Jersey bans betting on Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Everyone, don’t place your bets. New Jersey, which became one of the first states outside of Nevada to allow sports betting after a 2018 Supreme Court ruling, has put the kibosh on betting on the popular Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. The annual ho...
09:13, 06/26/2019

Facebook bans self-harm images in fight against suicide Facebook Inc will no longer allow graphic images of self-harm on its platform as it tightens its policies on suicide content amid growing criticism of how social media companies moderate violent and potentially dangerous content....
17:52, 09/10/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:13, 05/30/2019

Outdoor watering and fire bans in effects in Tay Township, Ont. With temperatures expected to remain in the mid- to high 20s over the next week or more, the township expects that the bans will remain in place through the weekend and into next week....
06:26, 07/09/2019

Google Bans Huawei Phones From Some Android Services Huawei has begun to feel the effects of U.S. moves to curb its access to U.S. technology as Google cut access to some Android services on Huawei smartphones....
17:13, 05/20/2019

Lawsuit seeks to block Georgia law that bans most abortions ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal lawsuit filed in Atlanta seeks to block a Georgia law that bans most abortions, saying it’s unconstitutional. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Right...
16:13, 06/28/2019

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
23:26, 06/27/2019

‘Uber of Weed’ wants to raise $100M despite app store bans Snoop Dogg-backed cannabis company Eaze is raising a new round of financing that’s expected to value it at $800 million — despite Google trying to kill the vibe on Wednesday, sources told The Post. The San Francisco company is seeking $100 million in...
06:13, 05/30/2019

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s administration and at least temporarily suspending involvement in the league....
06:00, 08/23/2019

New York law bans teachers from carrying guns in schools New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law Wednesday that bars teachers from carrying guns on school grounds -- arguing that introducing more firearms is not the way to make students safer....
01:00, 08/01/2019

Google bans advertising of experimental medical techniques Google announced Friday it will no longer allow advertising for "unproven or experimental medical techniques," such as stem cell, cellular and gene therapies....
21:39, 09/06/2019

Proposed fracking bans may hurt Democrats in 2020 Democratic presidential contenders are promising to swiftly ban fracking, the drilling technique responsible for cheap natural gas, but it's a plan that could backfire and raise carbon emissions in the short term — if, that is, it's even feasible....
01:00, 09/14/2019

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
14:52, 05/22/2019

MLB bans playing in Venezuela amid Trump order Major League Baseball has told players they cannot compete in the Venezuela winter league this season, a response intended to comply with President Donald Trump's embargo against the country....
08:52, 08/23/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
00:26, 05/03/2019

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
21:39, 08/13/2019

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
12:13, 07/29/2019

Clever No Man’s Sky Players Are Trying To Add Cities To The Game No Man’s Sky players are pretty used to doing everything by themselves. Before the game’s revitalizing Next update, players who stuck with the game since it launched turned its universe into a series of sprawling civilizations, many with their own go...
05:00, 05/22/2019

The top U.S. cities for quick trips, according to Hotwire What's the best destination for a quick trip? Hotwire released its picks for best U.S. cities for getaways of 72 hours or less.       ...
22:13, 07/15/2019

Cities where the most children live in poverty To determine the cities where the most children live in poverty, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey.        ...
10:00, 07/24/2019

These cities have the best quality of life in the world If you want to live well, move to Zurich. That’s according to a new ranking from Deutsche Bank that analyzes prices and living standards around the world to find the cities with the highest quality of life, as well as the most expensive cities to cal...
22:26, 05/20/2019

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
04:26, 08/14/2019

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Census: Big cities in US aren’t growing like they used to ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Big cities in the U.S. aren’t growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday show most of the nation’s largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier...
07:13, 05/23/2019

ACT Stream TV 4K Streaming Device Is Now Available in 4 Cities ACT Fibernet has announced that it is finally rolling out the its ACT Stream TV 4K device. This Android TV-device can now be ordered by the eligible subscribers of the ACT Fibernet service in four......
10:13, 08/02/2019

These are the most affluent cities and towns in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
14:26, 05/12/2019

Food stamps are more popular in these cities than anywhere else 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) data to identify the U.S. cities with the most people on food stamps.        ...
15:39, 07/16/2019

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
07:13, 06/09/2019

Few big names on list of some of the 50 best cities to live in the US 24/7 Wall St. analyzed over two dozen measures from sources like the U.S. Census Bureau and the FBI to identify 50 of the best cities to live in.       ...
05:52, 09/11/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
05:39, 06/17/2019

America's 50 hottest cities Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
02:13, 06/19/2019

Workers Flee Big Cities---and Take Their Jobs With Them People who do their jobs from home, freelance or frequently travel for work are fueling a renaissance in American cities that lie outside the major job hubs....
02:39, 09/10/2019

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California Analysis finds that in San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Toda...
04:39, 06/20/2019

Ten cities ask EU for help to fight Airbnb expansion Cities say short-term holiday lettings market is contributing to soaring long-term rents Ten European cities have demanded more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other holiday rental websites, which they argue are locking locals out...
17:00, 06/20/2019

Porsche's app-based car subscriptions come to four more cities You no longer have to live in Atlanta to try Porsche's alternatives to car ownership. The automaker is expanding its app-based Passport subscriptions and Drive rentals to four more North American cities, including Las Vegas, Phoenix, San Diego ...
21:39, 08/29/2019

If you're looking to retire early, think about moving to one of these 10 US cities The 10 best U.S. cities for early retirement are ranked by effective income tax rate for retirees, the average cost of a silver health insurance plan for a 60-year-old, the concentration of nearby medical facilities, crime statistics and more....
20:26, 08/30/2019

World's most popular cities revealed Antalya, Turkey, is the No. 10 most popular city in the world among international overnight travelers, according to Mastercard's Global Destination Index of 200 cities. What nine places had even more visitors in 2018?...
08:52, 09/04/2019

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

A tale of two cities: Why ransomware will just get worse Enlarge / Baltimore, Maryland; Riviera Beach, Florida. Both got ransomware, and the outcomes were... the worst of times, and the worst of times. Earlier this week, the city of Riviera Beach, Florida, faced a $600,000 demand from ransomware operato...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Cities: Skylines Is Going Back To College Universities are enormous, sprawling places, so it makes sense that if you were going to put one in a city-building game, it should be a much bigger (and more complicated) deal than simply dropping a 3x3 structure on the map and leaving it be....
03:00, 05/10/2019

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
17:39, 05/31/2019

Sprint turns on 5G service in four cities Make that three big US carriers that have hopped aboard the 5G bandwagon -- Sprint has launched its 5G service in parts of Atlanta, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston and Kansas City. You'll need to wait until May 31st to buy the LG V50 ThinQ or HTC 5G ...
23:52, 05/30/2019

Former Sudanese president looks for a get-out-of-jail pass in corruption trial Deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is hoping to be released from jail on bail while he awaits his fate in a corruption trial that has captivated the country....
15:39, 08/27/2019

Giants burned by new pass interference review rule The Giants got a taste of the NFL’s new rule allowing challenges on pass interference penalties Thursday night and it was a sour experience. Rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine broke up a deep pass from Davis Webb to Tim White midway through the third...
10:26, 08/09/2019

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14:52, 08/24/2019

Jamila Woods: 'I want to pass down the power to speak on how you should be treated' On her new album, Jamila Woods namechecks everyone from Sun Ra to Zora Neale Hurston to champion black artistry – and to give her the strength to confront violence in her home city of ChicagoJamila Woods is a thoughtful soul. Not just in her music an...
18:00, 05/08/2019

Is Congress finally ready to pass gun control legislation? Retailers such as Walmart have taken a lead and public opinion appears in favour of new curbs but that may still count for littleCongress returns to Washington this week after a summer recess punctured by a string of mass shootings under pressure to ...
20:26, 09/08/2019

Theresa May laments failure to pass Brexit deal on her way out That’s all, folks. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she is still disappointed at her failure to finalize a Brexit deal as she prepares to step down. In an interview with BBC, she called Brexit negotiations “incredibly frustrating,&...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Biden adviser working to pass top Trump initiative An adviser to Joe Biden is teaming up with GOP operatives to convince Congress to pass President Trump's United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, which was negotiated as a replacement for the North America Free Trade Agreement....
11:00, 05/11/2019

Trump’s Immigration Plan Won’t Pass Congress. But It Could Be the Future of the GOP When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential campaign at Trump Tower in 2015, he memorably said that Mexico was “not sending their best” people and declared that immigrants were bringing drugs, crime and rape to America. Nearly four year...
03:52, 05/18/2019

Support is moving in favor of gun control — but is it enough to pass new laws? Republicans are willing to have a conversation about guns, but it’s not clear there’s enough political pressure for them to actually pass new gun laws...
05:26, 09/10/2019

Uber tests a $25 Pass that covers Eats and transportation Uber is testing a subscription option that offers all-inclusive or discounted access to all its services. It's trialing a few variants of the plan in Chicago and San Francisco. All of them include trips on Jump e-bikes and scooters at no extra c...
23:00, 07/22/2019

Pelosi: Border package will pass despite liberal grumbling House Democratic leaders emerged from a closed-door caucus meeting Tuesday confident that they had secured the votes for a contentious border funding bill despite lingering ire from some progressives.Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a final pitch to the cau...
18:13, 06/25/2019

Banks pass the pain of negative rates to their depositors Any market sell-off in advance of coming recession will raise the cost for banks of holding their customers’ cash and make them look again at open banking....
20:00, 08/27/2019

Sudanese ex-president looks for a get-out-of-jail pass in corruption trial Deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir is hoping to be released from jail on bail while he awaits his fate in a corruption trial that has captivated the country....
00:00, 08/28/2019

Fantasy Football: Five teams set to pass more in 2019; five ready to run Ben Gretch continues a review of his projections, discussing five teams set to pass more in 2019 and five likely to run more, plus the Fantasy implications of those shifts....
01:26, 05/31/2019

House Democrats tell McConnell: Pass stricter gun laws now More than 200 members pressed the Republican leader to bring the Senate back from its August recess to approve a measure expanding background checks after shootings in Texas and Ohio....
08:26, 08/08/2019

The NFL's New Pass Interference Replay Rule Is Going To Be Pretty Chaotic The NFL’s competition committee issued its recommendations for how instant replay for pass interference will work, based on the rule that had been approved in March. On one hand, some relatively prudent judgement has been ironed into the standards th...
03:39, 06/21/2019