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Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report says an explosion and fire that killed five workers at an Oklahoma natural gas well last year was caused by the failure of...

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well

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NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, a report released Friday says. The 33-page assessm...
07:00, 06/22/2019

Ethiopia says plotter of failed coup is killed by military The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, said a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Ethiopia's army chief, three others killed in failed coup attempt Four Ethiopian officials were killed, including Ethiopia's army chief of staff, in a failed coup attempt at two locations, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's confirmed Sunday....
23:39, 06/23/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Ethiopia’s Military Chief Killed by Bodyguard Amid Failed Coup Attempt (ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime minister said Sunday. The abortive coup Saturday ...
23:26, 06/23/2019

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at of...
02:39, 06/06/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. The National Tra...
20:52, 06/05/2019

People In Wreck That Killed Kentucky Officer Sue City Agency LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four people pulled over by a Louisville, Kentucky, police officer just before she was killed by a semitruck have joined her family’s lawsuit against the driver charged in the death and his employer. The Courier Journal re...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — Taking unprecedented action, a federal watchdog agency recommended Thursday that President Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent defenders, counselor Kellyanne Conway , for repeatedly violating a law that limits political acti...
11:13, 06/14/2019

Arunachal To Handover Case Of Killed Lawmaker To National Probe Agency The newly-elected BJP government in Arunachal Pradesh on Sunday decided to handover the probe into the killing of Khonsa West legislator Tirong Aboh and 10 others last month to the National......
01:13, 06/03/2019

Kyrie Irving's failed leadership tells the story of the Celtics' failed season It started with a qualified promise to stay. It ended with a failed promise to be better in the playoffs. In between, Kyrie Irving slowly eroded what seemed like a promising season in Boston....
04:52, 05/09/2019

Guaidó on failed uprising: My backers 'failed to follow through' on promises In new interview, Juan Guaidó, the opposition recognised as Venezuela's interim president by more than 50 countries, said it is "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the Armed Forces aren't immune."...
01:26, 05/08/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking the f...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Arkansas man arrested in shootings, fire that killed 3 EARLE, Ark. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man in the killing of two adults and a child whose bodies were found in a burning home in eastern Arkansas. The Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office says Ezekiel Lindsey was arrested Sunday on suspic...
19:39, 06/24/2019

New Mexico man killed in Russian airliner fire A New Mexico man who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames in Moscow. Friends remember Jeremy Brooks as a fly-fishing expert who 'loved everyone.' (May 7)  ...
17:13, 05/07/2019

PG&E Caused Fire That Killed 85, California Concludes State investigators said they found that PG&E’s equipment sparked the deadliest wildfire in California history, putting additional pressure on a company already facing billions of dollars in potential liability costs....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Russians investigate plane fire that killed 41 The plane that burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport, killing 41 of the 78 people on board, was without radio communications because of a lightning strike. Investigation continues. (May 6)     &#...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Here’s What to Know About Russia’s SSJ100, the Airliner That Caught Fire and Killed 41 (FRANKFURT, Germany) — The Aeroflot-operated SSJ100 passenger jet that caught fire during an emergency landing in Moscow is part of Russia’s efforts to maintain a presence in civil aviation in a market dominated by companies like Boeing, ...
19:26, 05/06/2019

22-Year-Old American Among Those Killed in Russia Plane Fire (SANTA FE, N.M.) — A recent college graduate from New Mexico who had just landed his dream job as a fishing guide in Russia was among those killed when an airliner burst into flames during an emergency landing in Moscow. Jeremy Brooks, 22, of S...
06:13, 05/07/2019

20 students killed in Surat tutoring center fire Twenty students were killed and 17 more are being treated for injuries after a fire tore through a commercial building in Surat, in the Indian state of Gujarat....
11:52, 05/25/2019

Camp Fire, which killed 85 in California, blamed on PG&E lines LOS ANGELES — State investigators said Wednesday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. electrical transmission lines caused the Camp Fire, which killed 85 people in Northern California last year. The utility, known as PG&E, said in financial filings in Feb...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Gaza militants fire rockets; 5 Palestinians killed Gaza militants fired an estimated 90 rockets in one hour Saturday toward Israel, according to Israel Defense Forces, five Palestinians were killed over the weekend....
21:00, 05/04/2019

Family dog killed in south side house fire TUCSON – A dog has died in connection to a fire at a south side home Friday morning. According to Tucson Fire Department, a fire broke out at a home at the 7000 block of South San Fernando Avenue, Near Elvira Road and 12th Avenue. Officials say...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Wisconsin say six people have died in a house fire in the northeastern part of the state. Langlade County Coroner Larry Shadlick says two adults and four children died in the fire Tuesday in the small town of Pick...
00:26, 06/26/2019

The Latest: LA-area gunman who set fire to home killed SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a standoff with a gunman near Los Angeles (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities have shot and killed a gunman who held authorities at bay for hours in a bizarre standoff during which he set a home on fire a...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Elderly woman killed in public housing apartment fire An elderly Queens woman died Thursday morning when a fire broke out in her New York City Housing Authority apartment, officials said. The one-alarm blaze started around 8:14 a.m. in the 84-year-old woman’s 10th-floor apartment at the Beach 41st Stree...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Mom, her four kids among people killed in Harlem NYCHA apartment fire A mother and four of her children — as well as another adult male relative — were killed in the in the fire that consumed a Harlem NYCHA apartment building, officials said early Wednesday as they released new details about the fatal blaze...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza as violence worsens An early morning rocket from the Gaza Strip killed an Israeli man Sunday outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon amid a massive wave of attacks, marking the first Israeli casualty from rocket fire since the 2014 war with Hamas militants....
14:52, 05/05/2019

Surat Centre Where Fire Killed 19 Was An Illegal Construction: Lawmaker A deadly fire in a coaching centre in Gujarat's Surat that killed 19 students was an illegal construction on the top floor of a multi-storey building, a Gujarat lawmaker told NDTV. A massive fire......
21:26, 05/24/2019

Dozens attend funeral for mom, four kids killed in Harlem fire Dozens of mourners flocked to a Harlem church Monday to honor the lives of the mother and four children killed this month in a horrific fire that consumed their NYCHA apartment building....
00:00, 05/21/2019

California Says PG&E Power Lines Caused Camp Fire That Killed 85 State officials concluded that Pacific Gas & Electric lines caused the Camp Fire, which destroyed the town of Paradise and is the deadliest in state history....
02:26, 05/16/2019

At least 20 students killed in tutoring center fire in India: officials At least 20 people were killed on Friday and several others were injured in a fire that broke out in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, according to officials in India. ...
22:13, 05/24/2019

6 killed, including 4 children, in Harlem NYCHA apartment fire Six people, including four children, were killed early Wednesday when a blaze tore through a Harlem NYCHA apartment building, police and fire officials said. The flames erupted in a fifth-floor apartment of the seven-story Fred Samuels Houses on Seve...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Forty-one people killed in Russian passenger plane fire Forty-one people were killed after a Russian passenger plane made a fiery crash-landing Sunday at a Moscow airport, Elena Markovskaya, a member of the country's Investigative Committee, said....
04:00, 05/06/2019

Cal Fire: PG&E utility caused wildfire that destroyed Paradise, killed 85 Pacific Gas and Electric's power lines caused last year's Camp Fire -- the most deadly and destructive fire in California history -- state fire officials said Wednesday....
08:39, 05/16/2019

US pipelines to get new safeguards against violent protests Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is proposing sweeping new safeguards to protect the nation’s network of fuel pipelines — even those under construction — from violent protests and dangerous tampering....
17:39, 06/13/2019

One killed when Russian Aeroflot plane lands with fire on board: agencies One person was killed and at least five were injured when a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russian news agencies said....
19:26, 05/05/2019

10-year anniversary of tragic fire that killed 49 kids in daycare center TUCSON – Ten years ago today, a fire in Hermosillo, Mexico burned down a daycare center killing 49 babies that were trapped inside. It is one of the worst tragedies in the history of this region, with many families from Tucson who have traditio...
09:52, 06/05/2019

Teen Killed, Many Critical As 2 Fellow Pupils Open Fire In US School At least eight teenaged students were wounded Tuesday in a school shooting by fellow pupils in the US state of Colorado, police said, across town from one of the worst gun massacres in the country's......
08:39, 05/08/2019

Firefighter recalls desperate bid to save family killed in Harlem fire The FDNY firefighter who was captured on video trying desperately to save a doomed family of six from a Harlem apartment fire early Wednesday told The Post that he was doing everything in his power to save the family. Peter Constantine, 40, spoke to ...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Woman Killed As Terrorists Barge Into Home, Open Fire In J&K's Pulwama A woman was shot dead by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama this morning, the police said. Another civilian identified as Mohd Sultan was injured in the attack, the police said....
11:39, 06/05/2019

School mourns 3 students killed in Harlem NYCHA apartment fire Families at the elementary school attended by the young kids killed when their Harlem apartment went up in flames mourned their lost classmates Thursday. Brook-Lynn Pollidore, 6, Andre Pollidore, 8, and Nakyra Pollidore, 11, all attended PS 194 — jus...
04:39, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-At least 13 killed after Russian passenger plane catches fire mid-air - news agencies At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported....
21:39, 05/05/2019

Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire PICKEREL, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coroner: 6 people, including 4 children, killed in rural house fire....
00:26, 06/26/2019

Three Of 20 Students Killed In Surat Coaching Centre Fire Pass 12th Exams Three of the 20 students who died in a massive fire at a commercial complex in Gujarat's Surat on Friday had appeared for the Class 12th Board exams and cleared them comfortably, as per results that......
14:39, 05/25/2019

Mom killed in Harlem fire likely disconnected smoke detectors, fell asleep while cooking The mom who died in a Harlem apartment fire Thursday along with her five children is believed to have previously disconnected the unit’s smoke detectors — and may have fallen asleep while cooking, sources familiar with the investigation told Th...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Hong Kong proposes safeguards to extradition law amendments HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government says it is willing to raise the threshold for extraditing criminal suspects amid concerns over proposed amendments to the territory’s extradition law. A government news release Monday said additiona...
12:52, 06/03/2019

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
06:13, 05/24/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
00:00, 05/28/2019

10-year anniversary of tragic fire that killed 49 kids in daycare center in Sonoran Desert TUCSON – Ten years ago (on June 2nd, 2009), a fire in Hermosillo, Mexico burned down a daycare center killing 49 babies that were trapped inside. It is one of the worst tragedies in the history of this region, with many families from Tucson who...
01:26, 06/09/2019

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Mac security hole reportedly lets attackers bypass app safeguards Apple may have another Gatekeeper security flaw on its hands. Researcher Filippo Cavallarin has detailed a macOS vulnerability that he said would let attackers install malware without the usual permission request. As Gatekeeper considers network sh...
04:52, 05/26/2019

American killed in Russian jet fire was recent college grad bound for dream job as fishing guide The lone American to die in the fiery crash landing of an Aeroflot jet in Moscow was bound for his dream job as a fly-fishing guide in Russia.        ...
23:13, 05/07/2019

Helicopter pilot killed in New York City crash is former volunteer fire chief, department officials say The helicopter pilot killed in Monday’s crash in New York City has been identified as a former volunteer fire chief and a "dedicated, highly professional and extremely well trained firefighter," as well as a skilled pilot....
11:39, 06/11/2019

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

Tennessee agency investigated 186 child deaths in 2018; most children were known to agency The children ranged in age from 1 day to 17. They died from abuse, neglect and natural causes, according to the Department of Children's Services.        ...
20:13, 05/05/2019

Tim McCormack: Volunteer fire chief named as pilot killed in helicopter crash-landing on New York skyscraper The pilot who was killed when a helicopter he was flying crash-landed on top of a New York City skyscraper has been identified as a volunteer fire department chief....
12:00, 06/11/2019

CBOE ELIMINATES BLACKOUT DATES FOR FLEX OPTIONS: CHANGE ADDS FLEXIBILITY AND EXCHANGE-TRADED SAFEGUARDS FOR INSTITUTIONS Chicago, March 24, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that effective today, FLexible Exchange® (FLEX) options now can expire on any day of the month.This CBOE rule change, approved recently by the Securities and Exchange Commi...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Amazon's cheap Fire 7, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets are even cheaper right now According to the latest global market report, Amazon's ultra-affordable Fire tablets didn't have the best of quarters to kick off 2019, lagging behind the likes of Apple and Huawei in terms of both actual sales numbers and growth. Of course, the e-co...
22:26, 05/05/2019

2 synagogue shooting victims escaped Gaza rocket attacks: ‘We came from fire to fire’ A family member of two injured victims in Saturday’s shooting at a synagogue in a San Diego, California city said his family had moved there from a town in Israel near the Gaza border amid constant rocket attacks....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
15:39, 06/13/2019

Woot has Amazon's popular Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 on sale at ultra-low prices (refurbished) While it's definitely hard to argue with the value proposition of Amazon's latest ultra-affordable 7-inch Fire tablets, there's actually a way for you to get an even cheaper 7 or 8-inch model right now.Woot is selling a 2017-released Fire 7 with 16GB...
19:13, 06/03/2019

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
02:13, 05/26/2019

Times Square fire: Firefighters rush to New York landmark after billboard fire Firefighters have battled a blaze in one of New York's most recognisable landmarks after flames were seen billowing out of a billboard in Times Square....
08:00, 05/19/2019

Fire Breaks Out At Kolkata's Park Circus, 12 Fire Engines At The Spot A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata today afternoon, an official said. At least 15 fire tenders are at the spot to control the fire, the official added....
13:26, 05/29/2019

Siege review: Michael Wolff's Trump tale is Fire and Fury II – fire harder The follow-up to the first tell-all is a wild ride, stretching credulity, indebted to Steve Bannon. But so is the presidentMichael Wolff is back and not with a whimper. The latest installment of his Trump chronicles picks up where Fire and Fury ended...
09:26, 06/02/2019

Amazon unveils improved Fire 7 and Fire 7 Kids Edition tablets, prices remains the same Amazon's Fire 7 tablet and Fire 7 Kids Edition have just become better with the latest release coming from the US company. New and improved version of the two popular Android tablets have been revealed today, and even though they feature enhanced spe...
04:52, 05/17/2019

3 Dead, 1 Injured In Central Paris Fire, Fire Services Say Three people died and another was seriously injured in a fire that broke out in a building in central Paris in the early hours of Saturday, fire services said....
02:26, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Fire marshal says lightning caused massive fire HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a fire that destroyed a central Nebraska fertilizer plan (all times local): 5 p.m. The Nebraska Fire Marshal’s office has determined a lightning strike caused the fire that destroyed a fertilizer plant and in...
03:00, 05/25/2019

YouTubers under fire for pretending to fire Walmart employees in prank YouTubers who have more than 1.3 million subscribers came under fire for a prank they did where they walked around a Walmart store in Texas and fired employees as part of a prank....
00:52, 05/12/2019

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson. New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators had found evidence the Sunday afternoon blaze at the Diyanet Mosque was “intentional...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Northwest Fire responds to house fire in Dove Mountain MARANA — Northwest Fire and other firefighters responded to a house fire in Dove Mountain Sunday evening. Fire on Secret Bluff is out. Crews checking for hotspots. Smoke damage to the homes interior will cause the residents to be displaced. Fi...
10:13, 06/10/2019

Northwest Fire responds to brush fire near Avra Valley and I-10 PIMA COUNTY — Northwest Fire crews are extinguishing a brush fire that happened near Avra Valley and Interstate 10. Northwest Fire Crews are working to put out a brush fire located off Avra Valley Road. #Brushfire #Marana pic.twitter.com/nUZE...
22:39, 06/09/2019

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions...
18:26, 06/03/2019

"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a "desk bhakt (patriot)". The......
09:13, 05/18/2019

Barking fire: Tory politician Andrew Boff tells how he rushed to help and there was 'no fire alarm' A Tory politician who rushed to help people inside a burning tower block in Barking today repeated claims from residents that no fire alarms sounded during the blaze....
13:39, 06/10/2019

London Fire Brigade's first female Commissioner Dany Cotton announces retirement citing 'disaster' of Grenfell fire London's first female fire commissioner Dany Cotton will retire next year, citing the utter devastation of Grenfell Tower fire which she said "will never leave me"....
18:13, 06/20/2019

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun ove...
03:26, 04/30/2019

How Grenfell survivors came together - and how Britain failed them The strongest campaign group to emerge from the disaster is facing its most devastating challenge: government inaction. By Robert BoothAt sunset on a chill March evening beside Notting Hill Methodist church, survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster g...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Why Home Depot failed in China In 2006, Home Depot bought the Chinese home improvement company Home Way and its 12 stores in the country. By 2012, Home Depot had totally exited the market....
21:26, 06/14/2019

FCA reeling after failed tie-up, suit by Bigland Just when it seemed Fiat Chrysler was on a clear path forward, the automaker pulled the plug on a merger with Renault and was sued by its own U.S. sales boss....
06:13, 06/10/2019

Expert: UN failed before Rohingya crackdown in Myanmar UNITED NATIONS (AP) — An independent review of United Nations operations in the years before hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fled a violent crackdown by Myanmar’s military has concluded that the organization’s many bodies failed...
05:52, 06/18/2019

The plot that failed: how Venezuela's 'uprising' fizzled When the coup was hurriedly launched a day early, defections from the regime failed to materialise, Maduro remained in power and the US government looked like it had badly miscalculated The video that appeared on Tuesday morning had the appearance of...
21:39, 05/03/2019

Texas governor gives failed elections nominee new job AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A newspaper reports that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has given his failed and embattled choice for chief elections officer a new job on his payroll. Abbott spokesman John Wittman on Friday told The Dallas Morning News that David Whitl...
04:39, 06/01/2019

"AAP Was Trying To Be Over Smart": Kapil Sibal on Failed Tie-Up in Delhi Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal was trying to be "over smart" while trying to forge an alliance with the Congress and this election will show "what his real position is in Delhi", senior......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO An Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1...
16:52, 06/04/2019

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy Martínez was 17 when she went into labour. Though her age meant she was considered a high-risk pregn...
09:39, 06/17/2019

R Kelly failed to respond to lawsuit 'because he can't read' Sexual abuse lawsuit reinstated after lawyer argues singer did not reply to legal documents because he is illiterateR Kelly failed to respond to a lawsuit because he is illiterate, a lawyer for the singer told a judge on Wednesday. Related: The debat...
06:52, 05/09/2019

Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the United States has not passed stronger gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
19:13, 05/14/2019

Iran says U.S. cyber attacks failed, hints talks are possible Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, while also hinting that it could be willing to discuss new concessions with Washington if the United States were to lift sanctions and offer new incentives....
14:26, 06/24/2019

Wisconsin GOP Is Broke After Their Failed Bid to Reelect Scott Walker In the wake of the Wisconsin GOP’s failed attempt to reelect slimeball Gov. Scott Walker, the party has fallen on financial hardship, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. After maxing out a credit card and failing to pay it off, the party has...
03:39, 05/14/2019

Former AFL-CIO Officials Criticize Richard Trumka as a Failed Leader Over the past week, a leadership dispute atop the AFL-CIO—America’s biggest coalition of labor unions—has spilled out into the open, exposing bitter divisions. Now, former AFL-CIO officials have decided to go public with serious criticisms of the rei...
17:13, 05/10/2019

Venezuela to prosecute lawmakers who backed failed uprising Seven lawmakers who backed last week's failed uprising orchestrated by Juan Guaidó to be prosecuted, while Washington removed sanctions against Caracas' sacked spy chief for backing the revolt....
11:00, 05/09/2019

NRA suspends top lobbyist Chris Cox after ‘failed coup attempt’ The National Rifle Association suspended its chief lobbyist amid allegations that he conspired with the group’s former president in a “failed coup attempt,” against the head of the gun organization, it was revealed Thursday. Chris Cox — the NRA...
00:13, 06/21/2019

Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela MACHURUCUTO, Venezuela (AP) — For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela — or at least a remote coconut-strewn tro...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Young, Brash and Reckless: Why Biden’s First Run for President Failed When Senator Joseph R. Biden Jr. sought the 1988 Democratic nomination for president, he was a young lawmaker running on a message of generational change. His bid, though, was doomed by self-inflicted mistakes. Here’s how it unfolded....
20:26, 06/03/2019

Why the quirky Playdate portable could succeed where Ouya failed Enlarge / Little. Yellow. Different. Remember microconsoles? Years before "the streaming era" that Sony now says is upon us, there was a period there where the conventional wisdom was that traditional consoles were dead and lower-priced microconso...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Seahawks cut WR Doug Baldwin with failed physical designation Doug Baldwin rose from an undrafted free agent to become one of Russell Wilson's favorite targets, but now he has been released by the Seahawks.        ...
07:13, 05/10/2019

FCC says carriers failed Florida after hurricane—but lets them off the hook Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) The Federal Communications Commission isn't punishing carriers for their horrible response to Hurricane Mich...
14:00, 05/11/2019

Barca failed to compete in Liverpool defeat, says Messi "Lionel Messi has said Barcelona\u0027s biggest mistake was failing to compete during the 4-0 defeat at Liverpool which sent them crashing out of the Champions League, adding that it was as painful as losing the 2014 World Cup final with Argentina."...
20:13, 05/24/2019

Warrington questions Galahad's defence of failed drugs test Josh Warrington has said he does not believe Kid Galahad's explanation for failing a drugs test earlier in his career as the pair prepare for their world title fight on Saturday....
21:26, 06/10/2019

Mnuchin Lays Blame for Failed Trade Talks on China The Treasury secretary also said that President Trump will meet with China’s leader, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 leaders’ summit in Osaka, Japan, later this month....
17:26, 06/08/2019

New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern 'does not understand' why US has failed to toughen gun laws New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she does "not understand" why the US refuses to pass tough gun laws in the aftermath of mass shooting events....
14:13, 05/14/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
22:26, 06/20/2019

DOE failed to provide translators for non-English speaking parents: suit The city Department of Education is failing to provide translators for the parents of disabled kids who don’t speak English — leaving them in the dark on everything from medical emergencies to academics, according to a Brooklyn federal court su...
06:52, 06/08/2019

Game of Thrones Creators Look Back on the Show's Failed Pilot Once upon a time, Game of Thrones was almost totally dead in the water. Before it became the version we all know and love today, the HBO epic began with a pilot that HBO refused to air......
22:00, 05/03/2019

Trevor Noah on Trump and Boris Johnson: 'Failed clones of each other' Late-night comics focused on Trump’s antics surrounding his visit to London and his ongoing beef with Sadiq KhanLate-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s visit to the UK and his ongoing war with the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. Continue reading......
20:26, 06/04/2019

Venezuela: loyalists defiant but doubts linger after failed revolt A conclave of the ruling Socialist party invoked the example of the late Hugo Chávez, but a high-profile defection has left questions about the extent of the conspiracyA portrait of the “eternal comandante” Hugo Chávez eyeballs delegates from behind ...
09:13, 05/09/2019

Inmate sets off sprinkler system during failed escape attempt A San Antonio inmate did himself no favors and faces additional charges after he set off a sprinkler system during a thwarted prison break, KTSA San Antonio reported....
05:52, 05/09/2019

Ethiopia says coup attempt against leader of Amhara state failed Ethiopia said there was a failed coup attempt against the head of one of the country's nine regional states on Saturday, underscoring the challenges facing the new prime minister as he tries to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest....
00:00, 06/23/2019

Court: Kentucky university failed to obey open-records law Kentucky's flagship university failed to obey the state's open-records law when it refused to provide a campus newspaper with documents pertaining to a sexual misconduct investigation, an appeals court ruled Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

Boris Johnson failed to protect biodiversity hotspot, says UN expert Ocean advocate highlights lack of action over South Georgia and the Sandwich IslandsBoris Johnson did nothing to protect “the most important biodiversity hotspot on the planet,” while foreign secretary, according to the United Nations patron for the ...
09:00, 06/15/2019

Google Failed to Fully Secure G Suite Passwords For 14 Years Google revealed a bug on Tuesday that left enterprise G Suite passwords stored incorrectly for the last 14 years so that they were encrypted but unhashed. It’s a bug that could have allowed Google employees to access credentials — but Google was quic...
04:39, 05/22/2019

The Little-Known Story of Harper Lee’s Failed Attempt to Write a True Crime Novel One of the great mysteries in American literary history is what happened to Nelle Harper Lee after July 11, 1960, when To Kill a Mockingbird was published. While her novel sold millions of copies, Atticus became a household name and Gregory Peck coll...
22:13, 05/09/2019

Failed Haas F1 Canadian GP set-up gamble led to Magnussen radio rant Haas Formula 1 team boss Gunther Steiner says an unsuccessful race set-up gamble triggered the radio rant from Kevin Magnussen that forced the Haas boss to intervene...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Failed MLB pitcher Ben Hendrickson admits to stealing $145K as accountant A former Milwaukee Brewers pitcher who went 1-10 in the big leagues has admitted to stealing at least $145,000 while working as an accountant in Minnesota. Benjamin J. Hendrickson, who finished his MLB career in 2006 with a 7.41 ERA after just 14 app...
20:00, 05/14/2019

‘Hope never dies’: Venezuela opposition ponders what’s next after failed uprising As protesters returned to the streets on Saturday some voiced optimism while others showed signs of bafflement and angerWhen the tip off came late on Monday night, Jesús Armas could hardly believe what he was hearing.“We’re going to have this situati...
02:13, 05/05/2019

Venezuela’s failed uprising: How a deal to oust Maduro unravelled According to US officials, members of the Venezuelan president’s inner circle were onboard with talks to see his removal from power. But were they double-crossing Washington? Or was Leopoldo López’s freedom the sticking-point?...
01:39, 05/05/2019

Failed energy suppliers 'could leave £172m bill for households' Households could face a potential total bill of £172m from energy suppliers that have collapsed since the start of last year, according to calculations from Citizens Advice....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Mom whose 6-year-old died in Canarsie crash says brakes failed: police The Brooklyn woman whose 6-year-old son died when she crashed her car while driving the wrong way down a street claims she lost control of her vehicle because her brakes were not working, police sources said Thursday. Little Jerry Louisamard was not ...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Nonfiction: The True-Crime Story That Harper Lee Tried and Failed to Write In “Furious Hours,” Casey Cep investigates the Alabama murder case that was to have been the focus of Lee’s second book — as well as the famously reclusive writer herself, plumbing the mystery of her 50-year silence....
20:13, 05/06/2019

This British Lad's Body Art Is Quickly Becoming A Chronicle Of Failed Soccer Predictions Meet Jamie. He’s a Leeds United supporter who was proper chuffed when his beloved club made it to the English Championship playoff semifinal, and was likely chuffed even further after they took a 1-0 lead against Derby County in the first leg. Jamie ...
03:00, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain to renationalise probation services after failed privatisation The British government will renationalise the management of probation services in England and Wales five years after a heavily criticised programme of privatisation was deemed to have put members of the public at risk....
11:13, 05/16/2019

Nigel Shelby’s Mother Says the School System Failed Her Child Nigel Shelby, the 15-year-old who committed suicide in Alabama after allegedly being bullied for living his truth, was taken from us too soon. Nigel will never know love, heartbreak, or one day meet his chosen family who would affirm him and make him...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Six dead in Gaza amid failed Israel ceasefire talks Six people - including a 14-month-old baby - have reportedly died amid an exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel and militants in Gaza following a breakdown in ceasefire talks....
23:13, 05/04/2019

‘Jeopardy!’ champ James Holzhauer once failed a college class Winning “Jeopardy” for 32 straight episodes seems easy for James Holzhauer. Wearing dress shoes, not so much. The 34-year-old, who has racked up a whopping $2,462,216 so far, geared up for the show by practicing his buzzer skills. But “the biggest th...
00:13, 06/02/2019

France engaged constructively in failed FCA-Renault talks: Le Maire France's finance minister said on Thursday following the collapse of merger talks between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault that the government had engaged constructively but failed to win the support of Renault's Japanese partner, Nissan....
11:52, 06/06/2019

Failed sweep didn’t stop Yankees from sending Red Sox message There were maybe 10,000 folks left by the end, the bulk of the crowd scattered by the storms, if not the scoreboard. The faithful have come to realize that the Yankees are like a great football offense, capable of scoring from anywhere on the field. ...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Vettel: Ferrari failed to hit French GP target of big gain vs Mercedes Sebastian Vettel believes Ferrari failed to accomplish its target at the French Grand Prix because its updates did not help it significantly reduce its deficit to Formula 1 rival Mercedes...
22:26, 06/23/2019

Kim Jong Un executed officials after failed February summit with US: report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un carried out a deadly purge following a failed February summit with President Trump in Vietnam, executing five people, including the country’s special envoy to the United States, Kim Hyok Chol, a report said Thursday. “...
08:13, 05/31/2019

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
11:39, 06/05/2019

Justice Dept.: Omarosa failed to file financial disclosure WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is suing former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging she failed to file a legally-required financial disclosure after she was fired from her post. Tuesday’s lawsuit filed in Washington all...
00:26, 06/26/2019

Suspected Indonesian militant wounded in failed suicide bombing An Indonesian militant suspected of being influenced by Islamic State was seriously wounded when he tried to blow himself up in a suicide attack outside a police station, authorities said on Tuesday....
10:26, 06/04/2019

Kim Jong Un executes staff from failed Hanoi summit as US spies North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has been purging the officials that took part in the Hanoi summit in January. The summit abruptly finished early with no agreement between North Korea and the United States....
07:39, 05/31/2019

Mark Harper enters leadership race - with attack on 'failed' rivals Former Conservative chief whip Mark Harper has become the 12th Tory MP to enter the race to become the next prime minister - telling Sky News that many of his rivals have already "failed" on Brexit....
00:00, 05/31/2019

R. Kelly's accuser wins judgment in suit singer failed to answer A woman who accused R. Kelly of sexual abuse has won a civil case by default against the singer, after he failed to respond to her lawsuit and was a no-show in court....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Trump has failed rural America's 'Reagan test' President Donald Trump has failed to deliver for rural America – but Democratic politicians have also let their connection to heartland voters weaken, writes former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D....
15:00, 04/28/2019

After failed military uprising, No. 2 leader of Venezuelan congress is towed to jail in car Security forces arrested National Assembly Vice President Edgar Zambrano, the No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress, Wednesday as President Nicolás Maduro’s government began going after foes tied to a failed attempt to stir up a ...
04:13, 05/09/2019

US Checking Claims That Kim Jong Un Executed Officials Over Failed Summit With Trump It will be interesting to see how the president of people who participate in and watch Naked and Afraid spins this, but if reports coming from South Korea are correct, then North Korean President and Trump’s BFF Kim Jong Un may have had five official...
03:39, 06/01/2019

A Failed Trump Golf Course Is Now a Dilapidated State Park – but Is It Worth $26.1 Million? When Donald Trump bought 436 acres in upstate New York two decades ago, he envisioned adding two new championship golf courses to his collection. He bought the wet, overgrown, tree-tangled parcels that sit miles off a state parkway beginning in 1998 ...
02:00, 06/15/2019

Watch: 'Game of Thrones' showrunners recall failed original pilot "Game of Thrones" showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss said they "made every possible mistake" with the first pilot they filmed for the HBO series....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
00:13, 06/13/2019

How a plot filled with intrigue and betrayal failed to oust Venezuela’s president Opposition leaders said their elation turned to a mad scramble on Tuesday as a plan hatched during weeks of secret meetings with top Maduro loyalists abruptly collapsed....
03:13, 05/04/2019

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant Enlarge / Cranes stand at the construction site for Southern Co.'s Kemper County power plant near Meridian, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Gary Tramontina/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Earlier this week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) no...
02:26, 05/03/2019

Scout24 takeover offer by Hellman & Friedman, Blackstone failed - bidders The takeover bid led by Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone for Scout24 has failed as it did not reach the threshold of 50 percent of shares, the bidders on Tuesday said in a statement....
12:14, 05/14/2019

Police Failed To Verify Alibi Of Man Acquitted In Kathua Case: Court The prosecution's failure to verify accused Vishal Jangotra's alibi during the probe in the Kathua rape and murder case led to his acquittal, the special court said as it blamed the Jammu Crime Branch......
22:39, 06/11/2019

Artifact Designer Says It Failed Due To Cards-For-Money System, Review Bombs Artifact was supposed to be so many things: Valve’s first proper video game in years. A marketplace that drew on the trading card traditions of yore and Valve’s cutting-edge community tech. A game with a player base of more than a 100 people at any g...
00:26, 06/04/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking even less likely that NASA will have the capability...
01:13, 05/10/2019

Mark Zuckerberg to remain Facebook chairman after failed bid by shareholders to oust him Mark Zuckerberg will remain as chairman of Facebook after an attempt to strip him of the position put forward by a group of shareholders was rejected....
18:13, 05/31/2019

The Scummy Bucs Tried To Keep Secret Their Failed Attempt To Get Millions From The BP Oil Spill Settlement This is old, but so what. The more we can talk about how the Tampa Bay Buccaneers cooked their books in a failed attempt to claim settlement money from a far-off oil spill that didn’t actually affect them, the better. Turns out there’s one more twist...
04:52, 05/31/2019

North Korea executes envoy in a purge after failed U.S. summit: media North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
09:52, 05/31/2019

North Korea Executed 5 Officials After Failed Trump Summit: Report North Korea executed its special envoy to the United States following the collapse of the second summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper reported Friday....
07:52, 05/31/2019

After a decade, NASA finally reveals root cause of two failed rocket launches Enlarge / At Vandenberg Air Force Base in 2009, two cranes have raised NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory, or OCO, spacecraft to vertical. OCO would later be lifted and attached to the waiting Stage 0 motor of the Taurus XL launch vehicle in the towe...
14:39, 05/02/2019

Israel to hold second election after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form new government Benjamin Netanyahu appeared headed for a record fifth term as Israel's prime minister just six weeks ago. But the conservative Israeli leader's future is now in doubt after he was unable to form a governing coalition.    ...
08:26, 05/30/2019

Apple failed to close off a big antitrust threat, but it probably won't feel the harm for years The Supreme Court ruled in Apple Inc. v. Pepper that consumers do have the standing to sue Apple, and it opens up a major antitrust threat to Apple's App Store business....
23:00, 05/13/2019

Failed asylum seekers wait in rural Danish departure center When Ali Adnan, 27, fled his home in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad in 2015 and arrived in Denmark, a local Danish family took him in and helped him gain his footing in a country he knew very little about....
10:39, 05/30/2019

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead After Failed Coup Attempt Ethiopia's chief of staff and at least three other senior officials have been killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said on Sunday....
22:13, 06/23/2019

Valedictorian blasts school's staff in commencement speech, claims they failed to help her A California valedictorian used her high school commencement speech last week to accuse office staff of nearly making her lose out on scholarship money, a counselor of never having time for her and another teacher of being consistently drunk in class...
11:39, 06/13/2019

Broken promises and lost funding: how Mississippi prison reform failed It was a model on which the Trump administration based its criminal justice reform efforts. But it isn’t workingLast November, as he rallied support for federal prison reform, Donald Trump visited Gulfport, Mississippi, touting the legislation and wh...
13:13, 05/09/2019

A Venezuelan Opposition Figure Has Been Arrested After Taking Part in a Failed Uprising The vice president of Venezuela’s opposition-run parliament was arrested by secret police in Caracas on Wednesday, the first arrest in an apparent crackdown on opposition leaders involved in a failed revolt against Nicolás Maduro last we...
11:13, 05/09/2019

California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a state report released on Friday....
01:39, 05/18/2019

James Kaprielian starts climbing after Yankees’ failed Sonny Gray trade Perhaps the Sonny Gray trade wasn’t a total wash after all. At least for one side. James Kaprielian, at the time considered the best prospect the Yankees gave up in exchange for Gray, pitched in his first game action since 2016 on Sunday. Thoug...
20:13, 05/20/2019

North Korea Reportedly Executed Its Nuclear Envoy After the Failed Trump-Kim Summit North Korea executed its former top nuclear envoy with the U.S. along with four other foreign ministry officials in March after a failed summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump in Vietnam, South Korea’s Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported. Kim H...
06:52, 05/31/2019

Senate committee votes to launch inquiry into failed prosecution of Mark Norman The Senate's national defence committee has voted 7-5 on a motion from Conservative Sen. Jean-Guy Dagenais to examine the circumstances that led to the military's second-in-command being suspended and charged with breach of trust....
10:13, 05/29/2019

Co-op Bank, Barclays held failed takeover talks in late 2018- The Telegraph Britain's Co-op Bank approached Barclays Plc in November about Barclays acquiring it, but the talks did not proceed beyond the exploratory stage, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Saturday....
03:13, 05/19/2019

Scientists find scurvy in mouth of long-dead, failed crusader king One of the last crusader kings had scurvy when he died, a new forensic analysis finds — contradicting old narratives that he died of plague or dysentery....
00:13, 06/26/2019

Batwoman, Failed Airlines, and Height Enhancement Scams: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week It’s been a busy week for our friends at Facebook: Amid showing a bunch of loser far-right trolls and also Louis Farrakhan the door, kicking off an unhinged Twitter spree by the president, the company announced a confusing pivot towards being a priva...
02:26, 05/06/2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly executes officials after failed Hanoi summit with US North Korea executed Kim Hyok Chol, its special envoy to the United States, and foreign ministry officials who carried out working-level negotiations for the second U.S.-North Korea summit in February, a South Korean newspaper reported on Friday....
02:26, 05/31/2019

Thyssenkrupp rips up failed split plan, to list elevators in fresh revamp Thyssenkrupp said it would embark on a fresh restructuring and list elevators, its most successful business, on Friday as regulatory opposition scuppered plans to hive off its steel division, unravelling a wider revamp....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Yep, That SpaceX Crew Capsule Was Definitely Destroyed During Failed Ground Test, Company Confirms After weeks of speculation, SpaceX has finally admitted that a Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test of system’s abort thrusters on April 20. No cause was given for the anomaly, nor were any new details disclosed about possible delays to NA...
18:52, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 3-California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a state report released on Friday....
03:13, 05/19/2019

A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. (credit: John T. Consoli/University of Maryland) When University of Maryland physicist Timothy K...
20:39, 06/03/2019

North Korea executes nuclear envoy to U.S. after failed Trump summit: report Kim Hyok Chol was executed by firing squad in March along with four other foreign ministry officials, South Korea's Chosun Ilbo newspaper reported.        ...
22:52, 05/31/2019

‘Need more soldiers’: Venezuela’s Guaidó says opposition overestimated military support before failed uprising In an interview with The Washington Post, Guaidó left open the option of considering possible U.S. military intervention alongside Venezuelan forces....
01:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 2-California utility in big 2015 gas leak had failed to probe leaks for decades The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a state report released on Friday....
00:26, 05/18/2019

Ingram stands by failed tyre gamble in final Croft BTCC race British Touring Car Championship independents champion Tom Ingram says he would repeat the strategy error that dropped him from third to 16th in the rain-affected finale at Croft...
03:26, 06/19/2019

Nevada becomes first state to ban employers from refusing job applicants based on failed marijuana test The law, set to go into effect on Jan. 1, will not apply to EMTs, firefighters and those who drive vehicles.        ...
11:26, 06/13/2019

How failed college receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi lied his way onto Browns roster Unlike fellow Browns receiver Odell Beckham Jr., Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi’s NFL career didn’t begin on draft night. Sheehy-Guiseppi starred as a kick returner for Phoenix College, but did not get a chance to play receiver and after failing t...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Rush Limbaugh: Trump attacks from Dems due to 'inability to accept they failed' with Russia investigation Rush Limbaugh said top Democrats are demanding further probes of President Trump and attacking him because they cannot get past the Russia investigation's conclusion....
00:52, 05/24/2019

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Utility failed to probe gas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident: state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in California before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion and generated hundreds of la...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Pilot safely lands plane with no front wheels in Myanmar after landing gear failed A pilot is being praised after a successful landing in Myanmar Sunday with no front wheels. None of the 82 passengers were injured.        ...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka bomb attack: Bomber seen riding lift with family before failed explosion attempt Disturbing footage shows a suicide bomber riding in a lift alongside a family in Sri Lanka ahead of a failed first attempt to set off a fatal explosion....
03:26, 05/03/2019

A floodwall failed in Davenport, Iowa. When restaurant workers went back, they realized it was caught on video Large amounts of melting snow in the region has raised flood concerns, and rain this week pushed the Mississippi River crest in Davenport to record highs.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

North Korea executes envoys in a purge after failed summit: South Korean newspaper North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
08:13, 05/31/2019

British Charity Commission: Oxfam GB failed to report sex abuse after 2010 Haiti quake British regulators said in a report Tuesday that humanitarian organization Oxfam GB failed to disclose cases of child abuse involving its workers in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake....
21:52, 06/12/2019

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, emerging today for the first time as a Libertarian. I’ve always thought of Libertarianism as more of ...
06:13, 06/05/2019

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
21:39, 05/31/2019

US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says there was a failed attack recently on the Saudi oil-shipping port of Yanbu....
09:26, 05/29/2019

Protesters Call for Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam to Step Down in the Wake of the Failed Extradition Bill Large crowds of protesters began flooding back onto Hong Kong’s streets Sunday to demand that a controversial extradition bill be completely withdrawn and the city’s leader step down, a day after the government suspended the measure in re...
06:52, 06/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Utility failed to probe gas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident -state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in California before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion and generated hundreds of la...
22:39, 05/17/2019

Ringleader of failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb NYC subway to be sentenced after helping feds catch terrorists The ringleader of a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York City subway system around the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks is set to learn his fate Thursday at a sentencing hearing following years of cooperation with federal...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech...
03:13, 06/18/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Sempra unit failed to analyze natgas leaks at Aliso Canyon before 2015 accident -state report A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility more than $1 billion, according to a state report released on Friday....
22:39, 05/17/2019

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
12:13, 06/12/2019

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
22:13, 06/23/2019

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles (160 kilometers) north of Reno. Burning Man ...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Why the Clippers could make a big splash in NBA free agency What I'm Hearing: HoopsHype's Alex Kennedy on how the Los Angeles Clippers have transformed into one of the most desirable landing spots for NBA free agents.        ...
23:52, 05/14/2019

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes. The UNHCR says in a statement released on Friday that the ...
12:52, 06/07/2019

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing its latest assessment of global data....
18:00, 05/27/2019

Dallas Keuchel’s free agency defiance is only growing Dallas Keuchel has made it this far and he’s not about to cave in any time soon. The free-agent pitcher doesn’t plan on sitting out the whole year, but he just wants to be compensated fairly. However long it takes for that offer to come by, he will c...
21:13, 05/07/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it caused cancer in people....
11:13, 05/01/2019

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
23:52, 05/14/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:39, 06/17/2019

Ligado's Wireless Plans Caught In 5G Agency Crossfire Ligado Networks’ plan to develop some of the nation’s most valuable airwaves is being undercut by disagreements between U.S. regulators—miring the company in a holding pattern and pressuring its finances....
19:26, 06/25/2019

The Latest: China’s Qu Dongyu is new chief of UN food agency ROME (AP) — The Latest on picking the new chief for the Food and Agriculture Organization (all times local): 1:55 p.m. China’s agricultural deputy minister Qu Dongyu has been elected as the new director general of the United Nation’s Food...
14:00, 06/23/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use The U.N.'s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanization and building work has contributed to beach erosion, flooding and dro...
13:52, 05/07/2019

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year veteran has until June 29th to make his decision o...
06:52, 06/15/2019

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO....
14:00, 06/23/2019

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
18:00, 06/07/2019

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency sai...
06:00, 06/19/2019

DeMarcus Cousins’ NBA Finals resurgence changes everything about free agency OAKLAND, Calif. — Warriors center DeMarcus Cousins has emerged just in time for his stock to skyrocket before NBA free agency begins June 30. Cousins’ signing to a heavily discounted one-year, $5 million pact last summer was done with Sunday — in a h...
17:52, 06/04/2019

The Latest: Acting head of border agency steps down HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over the discovery of children found in filthy conditions at a Border Patrol station near El Paso (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection says he’s ste...
20:39, 06/25/2019

Florida agency investigates after man shoos raccoon off boat TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida agency is investigating potential animal cruelty charges after a lawyer posted video of himself shooing a raccoon off his boat into the Gulf of Mexico. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Clearwater attorney Thomas Cope post...
18:52, 05/11/2019

UN agency: Attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018 KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United Nations children’s agency says attacks on schools in Afghanistan tripled in 2018, compared to the year before. UNICEF’s press release on Tuesday says the number of attacks on schools went from 68 in 20...
09:52, 05/28/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the g...
20:52, 06/20/2019

At least 70 migrants drown off Tunisia coast: state agency TAP At least 70 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat sank in international waters off the Tunisian coast, and 16 were saved, the state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency said....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Draft Done, What’s Next for the Knicks and Nets? Patience and Free Agency R.J. Barrett could turn out to be a terrific draft pick, but the Knicks need much more to contend. Both New York teams are eyeing free agency and have money to spend....
01:39, 06/22/2019

SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:13, 05/01/2019

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore......
03:13, 06/21/2019

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

UN agency threatens to suspend aid to rebel areas in Yemen The U.N. food agency is threatening to suspend aid to areas under the control of Yemen's Houthi rebels, if they do not take measures against theft and fraud in food distribution....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
09:52, 06/11/2019

US SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A federal judge on Tuesday approved a deal struck between Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk's use of Twitter, a court filing showed....
09:39, 05/01/2019

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on pro...
11:26, 06/07/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join t...
10:52, 06/03/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and it represents one of the best hopes of redu...
09:39, 05/14/2019

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
21:26, 05/23/2019

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization to a subcontractor....
01:13, 06/11/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Amazon Fire HD 8 vs Fire HD 10: which Amazon tablet is best for you Amazon’s range of Fire HD tablets aren’t exactly processing powerhouses, nor are they portable cinemas or games consoles – but you wouldn’t expect them to be at their incredibly low price tag.Costing less than all but the ...
21:39, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC commissioner decries agency's deal with Tesla's Musk A U.S. Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter....
06:52, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Mexico migrant agency chief presents resignation The latest on Mexico's actions to stem the flow of migrants across its territory (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Mexico's National Migration Institute says its top official has presented his resignation to the president....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Venezuela's 'staggering' exodus reaches 4 million, UN refugee agency says Social and political crisis drives tide of migrantsColombia and Peru host half of fleeing Venezuelans Related: Venezuela at the crossroads: the who, what and why of the crisis More than 4 million Venezuelans have now fled economic and humanitarian ch...
20:39, 06/07/2019

North Korea's Kim not ready to denuclearize: U.S. intelligence agency chief The U.S. intelligence community does not believe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is ready to denuclearize, U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency Director Lieutenant General Robert Ashley told Fox News in an interview on Monday....
06:00, 06/25/2019

Scale of displacement across Myanmar ‘very difficult to gauge’, says UN refugee agency Concern over escalating violence in Myanmar’s Chin and Rakhine states continues to grow, with civilians reportedly forced to flee both internally, and across the border into Bangladesh, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have already sought shel...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Dutch spy agency investigating alleged Huawei 'backdoor': Volkskrant Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei has a hidden "backdoor" on the network of a major Dutch telecoms firm, making it possible to access customer data, newspaper De Volkskrant said on Thursday, citing unidentified intelligence sources....
14:39, 05/16/2019

UN Palestinian refugee agency urges donors to fill shortfall The head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says it is mobilizing to replenish a $211 million shortfall in the face of U.S. funding cuts....
18:26, 06/17/2019

South Sudanese facing famine in all but name, warns UN food agency Record numbers in South Sudan – some seven million people – face acute food shortages, while more than 20,000 are close to famine, the World Food Programme (WFP) warned on Friday....
21:00, 06/14/2019

Trump taps conservative Ken Cuccinelli to head citizenship agency WASHINGTON — Ken Cuccinelli, the head of a conservative political action committee that has caused headaches for Republican senators, has been tapped as acting director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, according to a Departm...
05:00, 06/11/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit uncertainty was prompting travelers to delay bookings...
12:13, 05/16/2019

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
14:39, 06/04/2019

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
22:26, 05/23/2019

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug E...
12:39, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, the agency said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
19:26, 05/28/2019

Havas Acquires Majority of Battery, Ad Agency Known for Netflix Work Havas has acquired 51% of Battery, a creative agency known for its work with videogame and entertainment companies such as Netflix, as the French advertising group tries to keep up with changing consumer habits....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
07:52, 05/22/2019

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
03:00, 05/27/2019

White House calls on agency to withdraw Conway report The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday....
19:52, 06/13/2019

FAA convenes multi-agency board to review Boeing software fix The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it had convened a multi-agency Technical Advisory Board to review Boeing’s proposed software fix on the grounded 737 MAX....
21:26, 05/07/2019

NBA free agency: What are options for Raptors' Kawhi Leonard? Toronto forward is newly minted Finals MVP and helped lead the Raptors to first title in their 24-year history. But is he ready for a new challenge?       ...
01:26, 06/15/2019

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain th...
23:13, 05/31/2019

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
13:52, 05/22/2019

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, th...
01:39, 06/21/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 25-year-old Rogers State Prison corrections officer...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
07:00, 06/18/2019

Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances have seemed to increase. There was a recent repor...
09:52, 06/10/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same ...
22:39, 05/23/2019

Guatemalan boy detained by US border agency dies at Texas hospital The 16-year-old, who has not been named, is the third migrant child to die in US custody in the past five monthsA 16-year-old Guatemalan boy has died in a Texas hospital after he was detained by Customs and Border Protection (CBP), becoming the third...
01:26, 05/02/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
21:13, 05/02/2019

Kevin Durant confidant gives peek into free agency mindset Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury occurred nine days ago in Toronto. His surgery to repair the rupture occurred one week ago in New York. ESPN’s Jay Williams, a Durant friend and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” tol...
18:00, 06/19/2019

German intelligence agency warns of 'Islamic State' attacks From a military point of view, the "Islamic State" has been defeated in the Middle East. However, the group remains a dangerous terrorist organization in the West, warns Germany's domestic intelligence agency....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UAE, U.S. activate defence cooperation pact: state news agency A defence cooperation agreement between the United Arab Emirates and the United States has come into force, UAE state news agency WAM said on Wednesday, as U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton visited Abu Dhabi....
22:52, 05/29/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
12:13, 04/30/2019

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny s...
09:13, 05/25/2019

Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry fully expect to get a meeting with Raptors star Kawhi Leonar...
01:52, 06/07/2019

Europe's Space Agency opens its doors to commercial spaceflights It's not only NASA that is embracing private space flight. The European Space Agency (ESA) is opening its own commercial space program, giving companies the option to take paid trips into orbit....
16:00, 06/10/2019

UN food agency members vote to elect new director general ROME (AP) — Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have started voting to elect the new head of the United Nation’s food agency. The 194 member countries, convened at the FAO’s headquarters in Rome for the agency’s 4...
12:52, 06/23/2019

U.S. agency to vote to auction key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G -sources The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in July on moving forward to auction off parts of a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks, two people briefed on the matter said....
21:26, 06/18/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Iran executes man on charges of spying for US Central Intelligence Agency IRAN has executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organisation of the defence ministry on charges of spying for the US Central Intelligence Agency....
19:52, 06/22/2019

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in t...
19:39, 05/13/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing....
16:13, 05/31/2019

Brian Poole could turn into Jets free-agency steal As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel i...
20:26, 06/24/2019

Premier, challenger defend Australian intel agency bosses Australia’s prime minister has defended the nation’s intelligence agency bosses after a former prime minister described them as “nutters” who have damaged bilateral relations with China...
08:13, 05/06/2019

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
20:13, 06/21/2019

Why the Warriors aren't sweating Klay Thompson's free agency Like Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson can leave Golden State this summer. But the Warriors remain confident the Splash Brothers will stay united for years to come....
23:00, 05/08/2019

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
14:53, 04/28/2019

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths WHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
06:26, 05/24/2019

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to C...
00:26, 05/23/2019

'The Jeremy Kyle Show' canceled after death of guest who failed a lie-detector test British broadcaster ITV canceled a popular, long-running daytime reality show after the death of a guest who failed a lie-detector test during a recording.        ...
03:39, 05/17/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles after failed nuclear summit: South Korea North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepping up pressure against the United States after February's failed nuclear summit in Bangkok....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings have had little effect in the past....
11:13, 05/21/2019

Arab ministers to discuss financial support for Palestinian Authority: agency Arab finance ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss helping the Palestinian Authority cope with a deepening cash crunch amid a persistent dispute with Israel over payments to families of jailed and deceased militants....
00:00, 06/23/2019

‘World’s deadliest sea crossing’ claimed six lives a day in 2018: UN refugee agency Six people died every day last year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to Europe – “the world’s deadliest sea crossing” - the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Wednesday, citing ongoing political deadlock over sea rescue and disembarkation....
14:47, 04/28/2019

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending beha...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily me...
23:13, 06/11/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and a three-fold increase on last year, according to new data published on Thursday by the World Health O...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Acute food insecurity ‘far too high’ UN agency warns, as 113 million go hungry Approximately 113 million people in 53 countries experienced high levels of food insecurity last year, according to a new joint UN and European Union (EU) report released on Tuesday, which warns that these crises are primarily driven by conflict and ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency reported on Saturday....
16:52, 06/22/2019

Niger population’s suffering ‘increasing with each passing month’: UN Refugee Agency An upsurge of violence in the south-east of Niger means that the population’s suffering is increasing “with each passing month,” a UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) spokesperson warned on Tuesday, at a press briefing in Geneva. In March alone, some 88 civili...
14:53, 04/28/2019

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
23:26, 06/16/2019

Another 170 migrants disappear in shipwrecks, UN agency reiterates call for an end to Mediterranean tragedy The United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR, stated on Saturday that “no effort should be spared” in saving lives at sea, following reports of two new shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea, in which some 170 people either died or went missing. ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

How potential Nets target Tobias Harris is viewing free agency Tobias Harris turned down an $80 million contract extension last summer to bet on himself. Now, the Long Island native is set to cash in. The question is will it be to come to his hometown Nets, to stay in Philadelphia or to go elsewhere? One way or ...
11:39, 06/20/2019

Sen. Durbin blasts FDA on Juul. Says agency 'has no intention' of curbing teen vaping Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin in a scathing letter to Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said he feels Sharpless has "no intention" of tackling what his predecessor Scott Gottlieb labeled an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
18:39, 05/30/2019

Don’t let smoking steal life’s breathtaking moments, urges UN health agency Tobacco use continues to claim around eight million lives a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, in a call for faster action from governments to tackle smoking and the “enormous” health, social, environmental and economic cost...
18:39, 05/29/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
05:39, 05/10/2019

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
06:13, 05/20/2019

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian repo...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UN health agency steps up fight against ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance As resistance to antibiotics grows, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the latest stage of its campaign to fight this deadly health risk – likened by the agency to an “invisible pandemic”– with the launch of a new online tool for health...
19:39, 06/18/2019

‘Zero malaria starts with me’ UN health agency urges grassroots responsibility on World Day After more than a decade of steady advances in fighting malaria, progress has leveled off, which is why this World Malaria Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) is supporting a grassroots campaign to emphasize country ownership and community empow...
14:53, 04/28/2019

US agency runs out of burial space after spike in gray whale deaths Landowners asked to help as authorities struggle with largest number of strandings in nearly two decadesThe carcasses of so many gray whales have washed up this year on the US west coast that authorities have run out of places to put them, and has as...
07:26, 06/16/2019

Tragedy of Mediterranean deaths continues, as seven drown, 57 rescued: UN Migration agency A rescue operation on the Mediterranean concluded on Tuesday with confirmation that seven people drowned and 57 were rescued, following a shipwreck off the Greek island of Lesvos, the UN Migration agency, IOM, said....
22:26, 06/11/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment: Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
12:26, 06/10/2019

Celtics preparing for Kyrie Irving to bolt for Nets in free agency Everyone did the math yesterday, including the Boston Celtics. The All-Star guard opting out of the final year of his deal with the Celtics and a reported switch in agents — he’s expected to join with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation — fuel...
05:39, 06/14/2019

NBA free agency landscape could lead Knicks to bigger Kawhi push The Knicks believe they fared excellently in Thursday’s NBA draft, but head into the next step of free agency on June 30 with more caution and recasting expectations. The landscape has changed with Kevin Durant’s Achilles tear that will put him out n...
22:00, 06/21/2019

New York state’s top watchdog agency head Seth Agata to step down ALBANY — The state’s top watchdog enforcement agency head, Seth Agata, will step down by the end of June, officials announced. Since March 2016, Agata, who previously worked for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, served as executive director of the much-criticized J...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Turkey condemns 'Israeli terrorism' for bombing news agency in Gaza Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticises attacks as six Palestinians and an Israeli civilian die in renewed violenceTurkey’s president has attacked what he called “Israeli terrorism” after the Gaza office for the Turkish state-run news agency was destroyed du...
09:13, 05/05/2019

Saudi security forces kill 8 people in flashpoint Shi'ite area: agency Saudi security forces have killed eight people during an operation in the predominantly Shi'ite eastern Al-Qatif region, state news agency (SPA) said on Saturday....
02:26, 05/12/2019

Probe Agency Seeks To Declare Deepak Talwar's Son As Fugitive Offender The Enforcement Directorate moved a Delhi court on Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring......
01:13, 05/16/2019

Columbus Blue Jackets are at center of attention as NHL free agency looms Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen is keeping his options open given the uncertain state of his roster heading into free agency.       ...
05:13, 06/25/2019

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would cancel its research contract involving human fetal tissue from elective abortions with the University of California....
21:13, 06/05/2019

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
00:13, 06/26/2019

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns abo...
04:52, 06/11/2019

Israel hits offices of Turkish state news agency in Gaza Israeli forces have hit Turkey's state-run news agency in the Palestinian enclave Gaza. The attack is likely to increase tensions between Israel and Turkey....
06:00, 05/05/2019

Cabinet Approves Amendments To 2 Laws To Strengthen National Probe Agency The Union Cabinet is learned to have approved a proposal to amend two laws to give more teeth to the NIA in probing terror cases in India and abroad, sources said Monday....
20:00, 06/24/2019

Brazil lawmakers undo Bolsonaro move to weaken indigenous agency Brazil's lower house of Congress has rebuffed President Jair Bolsonaro's move to put decisions on indigenous land claims in the hands of the Ministry of Agriculture....
00:26, 05/24/2019

Robert Vadra Summoned By Probe Agency Again Over Land Grabbing Case Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Congress president Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law Robert Vadra to appear before the agency on Tuesday, in connection with a land grabbing case....
01:13, 06/03/2019

Praful Patel Questioned By Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Praful Patel, the former Minister of Civil Aviation, was on Monday questioned in connection with the Enforcement Directorate probe into money laundering allegations in the controversial Air India and......
23:00, 06/10/2019

UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed by the head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR). ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Leonardo Fariña denies ex-lawyer's claim AFI spy agency influenced his testimony Leonardo Fariña tells the Fourth Oral Tribunal (TOF 4) that his former lawyer made the allegations in a covert attempt to favour Lázaro Báez, the jailed businessman who allegedly acted as a frontman for the Kirchner presidential couple during their t...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Mozambique cyclones a ‘wake-up call’ to boost resistance: UN weather agency The havoc caused by cyclones Idai and Kenneth across Mozambique is “a wake-up call” for vulnerable countries “to build resistance" against further high-impact tropical storms, coastal flooding and intense rainfall linked to climate change, according ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Iran cleric says U.S.'fleet can be destroyed with one missile', ISNA news agency A senior Iranian cleric said in a Friday prayers sermon that the United States' navy fleet could be "destroyed with one missile", as a U.S aircraft carrier headed to the Gulf, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported....
15:13, 05/10/2019

Agency sues rival for ‘poaching’ rising model Meghan Roche A modeling agency has filed a $500,000 Manhattan lawsuit against a rival company, saying it poached up-and-coming model Meghan Roche in violation of her contract. The 18-year-old model — who has been featured in a Givenchy ad campaign and walke...
03:26, 06/01/2019

London media agency carries Viktor Orbán's nativist message V4NA, which pumps out stories on dangers of migration, has links to Hungary’s government“Islam can take over Sweden in 50 years.”“Migrants unhappy with the free money they get.” Continue reading......
22:00, 05/05/2019

Pregnant, nursing women can now be given Ebola vaccine, UN health agency announces Reversing an earlier decision, the World Health Organization (WHO) now recommends vaccinating pregnant and breastfeeding women against the Ebola virus....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
02:13, 05/25/2019

London retains strong lead in tech investment -Mayor's agency London-based technology companies attracted a record 2.56 billion pounds ($3.26 billion) in venture capital in the first six months of 2019, more than twice as much as those in Berlin, the Mayor of London's investment agency said on Monday....
04:13, 06/10/2019

Russia uncovers attempted U.S. cyber attacks on its infrastructure: RIA news agency Russia has uncovered attempts by the United States to carry out cyber attacks on Russian infrastructure, Russia's RIA and TASS news agencies cited an unnamed security source as saying on Monday....
17:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
03:13, 06/06/2019

Jeremy Kyle Show guest Steve Dymond 'failed lie detector' before being found dead A Jeremy Kyle guest was found dead a week after he failed a lie detector test on the show which suggested he had been unfaithful, his ex-partner has said....
08:13, 05/14/2019

NASA bought junk aluminum in a 19-year scam that cost the agency over $700 million NASA is staffed with some of the brightest minds in engineering, astronomy, and mathematics. You wouldn’t expect anyone to even attempt to pull the wool over the agency’s eyes — much less get away with it — but that’s ex...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Praful Patel Appears Before Probe Agency In Alleged Aviation Scam Case Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel today appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged......
11:39, 06/10/2019

Trump picks Morgan, backer of border wall, to head U.S. immigration agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he plans to appoint Mark Morgan, a border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama who supports Trump's border wall, to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
23:13, 05/05/2019

NASA was sold faulty aluminum in 19-year scam which cost agency $700 million NASA was sold faulty aluminum in a 19-year scam that led to a pair of high-profile launch failures, costing the space agency more than $700 million and years of people’s scientific work....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Report: Nets-Hawks trade spurs interesting possibilities for NBA free agency Brooklyn will have $46 million in salary cap space, allowing the team to land a major free agent, while Atlanta now has three first-round picks.        ...
09:26, 06/07/2019

Probe Agency Summons Ex-Mayor's Wife, Minister's Daughter In Narada Case The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to four persons, including Ratna Chatterjee, wife of former Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee and Shreya Pandey, daughter of state Consumer Affairs minister......
14:52, 06/01/2019

Snubbed in free agency twice, Brewers' Mike Moustakas having All-Star season Mike Moustakas, snubbed on the free-agent market two years in a row, is making sure it won't be a trifecta with All-Star banner season.       ...
15:39, 06/18/2019

Mehul Choksi "Fugitive And Absconder", Probe Agency Tells High Court Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, is a "fugitive and absconder", the Enforcement Directorate told the Bombay High Court today....
15:52, 06/03/2019

Acting ICE director blasts AOC for wanting to abolish agency: 'I would like to talk to that young congresswoman' The acting director of ICE appeared on “The Ingraham Angle” Wednesday where he blasted Congress for inactivity regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying lawmakers “refuse” to do what’s needed....
16:52, 06/06/2019

Nets prepare for free agency splash with cap-clearing Allen Crabbe trade The Nets just took a step closer to landing a big star — or two. Ahead of a huge summer in free agency, the Nets cleared the way for bigger moves by trading Allen Crabbe and two first-round draft picks to the Hawks on Thursday for Taurean Prince and ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Passport agency boosts minimum routine application wait time by 50 percent The processing time for routine service jumps from six to eight weeks. Until May 31, the interval between application and delivery was four to six weeks. Expedited service is available in two to three weeks, for an extra $60....
16:26, 06/14/2019

UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....
06:52, 06/12/2019

Turn toxic e-waste into a source of ‘decent work’, UN labour agency urges  A “toxic flood of electric and electronic waste” that is growing by the day across the world, should be urgently converted into a source of decent work, that can also protect populations from its harmful effects, the United Nations labour agency said...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Amazon will serve any government agency with facial recognition technology, so long as it’s legal The head of Amazon’s cloud computing division said the company will work with any government agency that followed the law, in contrast with rival Microsoft.Read More...
14:00, 06/11/2019

To meet development goals, UN agriculture agency ‘cannot only focus on tackling hunger anymore’ Innovating agriculture and promoting nutrition-sensitive food systems top the Food and Agriculture Agency’s (FAO) to-do list, its chief told the United Nations agriculture agency’s governing council on Monday, saying "we cannot only focus on tackling...
17:26, 04/28/2019

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
23:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday....
05:39, 05/10/2019

Arrested Terror Suspects Planned ISIS Caliphate In India: Probe Agency Ten suspects arrested in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha were planning to establish an ISIS caliphate in the country after planning large-scale attacks in and......
22:26, 06/21/2019

Boxer accuses Jay-Z, sports agency of negligence after suffering 'devastating brain hemorrhage' A boxer filed a lawsuit against Jay-Z and the rapper’s agency Roc Nation Sports on Tuesday accusing both parties of scheduling him for a handful of fights which led to a brain injury....
03:13, 05/23/2019

Myanmar and UN agriculture agency agree framework to improve nutrition and food security The Myanmar Government and the UN’s agriculture agency signed on Tuesday a multi-year agreement that will create conditions to help improve nutrition and food security in the south-east Asian country, while safeguarding and sustainably managing the u...
16:00, 04/28/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
01:13, 05/03/2019

Trump names Mark Morgan as new head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Mark Morgan, who was border patrol chief under former President Barack Obama, will head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency....
23:26, 05/05/2019

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans...
02:26, 06/15/2019

Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's br...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Private data (including rates) of 49M Instagram influencers leaked due to agency’s malpractice Last night, TechCrunch reported that a massive database containing info of over 49 million Instagram influencers, celebrities, and brand accounts found in the open. Security researcher Anurag Sen found the growing database hosted on Amazon Web Servic...
15:13, 05/21/2019

Treaty Under Cloud, Nuclear Test Ban Agency Asks India To Turn "Observer" The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO) has invited India to become an "Observer" with access to International Monitoring System data, so it can take an informed decision on......
19:52, 05/15/2019

Probe Agency Summons Main Suspect Mansoor Khan In IMA Jewels Case The ED has summoned Mohammed Mansoor Khan, the owner of IMA Jewels, for questioning in connection with its money laundering probe into the alleged ponzi scam perpetrated by his group that is said to......
08:00, 06/21/2019

With potential to boost profits by up to 20 per cent, a woman’s place is at work, says UN labour agency Businesses perform better – sometimes by as much as 20 per cent – when they employ more women in top positions, UN labour experts said on Wednesday, warning nonetheless that most still pay lip-service to the idea of gender equality in the boardroom. ...
18:26, 05/22/2019

Jeremy Kyle audience member says Steve Dymond 'collapsed to the ground' after hearing he failed lie detector result A woman who was in the audience for the filming of Jeremy Kyle guest Steve Dymond's unaired episode said he "collapsed to the ground" after hearing his lie detector result....
01:52, 05/16/2019

Second Ebola death confirmed in Uganda as UN health agency mulls global emergency call Together with Uganda, UN humanitarian agencies are racing to contain deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) there, after the announcement that it has claimed a second victim....
21:26, 06/13/2019

‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: UN reproductive health agency  As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in “a race against time” to protect women who bore the brunt of the storm as...
14:53, 04/28/2019

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Kyrie Irving 'essentially ghosted' Boston Celtics ahead of free agency: report It is beginning to appear more and more likely that Kyrie Irving is not going to re-sign with the Boston Celtics once the NBA’s free agency period begins at the end of the month....
22:52, 06/18/2019

When Karma Has GPS: Linda Fairstein Dropped By Literary Agency Amid Backlash for Being a Despicable Human Being As society’s “Fuck Linda Fairstein” campaign continues, on Tuesday came the news that Hollywood literary agency ICM Partners has decided to wash its hands of the former New York City prosecutor-turned crime novelist-turned bane of our collective exis...
11:26, 06/14/2019

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
14:53, 04/28/2019

U.S. border agency acting head to leave July 5 amid child detentions outcry The acting commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, John Sanders, is resigning and will leave his post on July 5, the agency said on Tuesday, a move that coincides with an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant chil...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Iraq: UN demining agency rejects desecration accusations, involving historic Mosul churches The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq issued a statement on Thursday rejecting allegations made earlier this week by a non-profit organization  there, alleging that personnel had carried out explosive hazard clearance inside two hist...
14:53, 04/28/2019

A Photo Agency Took Photos of Prince Harry’s Bedroom From a Helicopter. It’s Now Paid Him ‘Substantial Damages’ (LONDON) — Prince Harry settled privacy and data protection claims Thursday against a news agency that hovered over his home in a helicopter and took photos directly into his living room and bedroom. Harry accepted substantial damages and an ap...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
14:52, 06/13/2019

Record displacement shows ‘we're almost unable to make peace’, warns UN refugee agency chief A record 70.8 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, UN refugee agency chief Filippo Grandi said on Wednesday, appealing for greater international solidarity to counter the fact that “we have become almost unable to make peace”. ...
08:26, 06/19/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
02:39, 06/08/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
20:39, 05/28/2019

UN chief praises impact of Palestine refugee agency as ‘our common success’, at key pledging conference The work of the UN body responsible for assisting Palestine refugees, UNRWA, which has allowed millions of children to receive an education that promotes UN values of human rights and tolerance, as well as democracy and conflict resolution, should be...
19:13, 06/25/2019

Warriors' Andre Iguodala on one team's free agency hopes: 'Nobody’s gonna sign with the Knicks, sorry' The New York Knicks are expected to be major players once the NBA free agency period opens Sunday as the team is expected to go after big-name free agents like Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving....
19:26, 06/25/2019

Turkey says Israeli strikes in Gaza targeted building where its state news agency has office Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Israeli forces had targeted a building in Gaza where the offices of Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency are located, and added that the attacks were a crime against humanity....
00:13, 05/05/2019

Lack of basic water facilities risks millions of lives globally: UN health agency More than two billion people face grave health risks because basic water facilities are not available in one in four medical centres globally, the UN has said, in an appeal to countries to do more to prevent the transmission of treatable infections t...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a chil...
22:52, 05/30/2019

UN food agency begins ‘last resort’ partial withdrawal of aid to opposition-held Yemeni capital The World Food Programme (WFP), the UN’s emergency food relief agency, confirmed on Friday in a statement that it has started a "partial suspension" of aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi opposition forces, including the capital, Sana’a....
18:39, 06/21/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already ...
22:52, 04/30/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
08:26, 06/21/2019

Column: Ex-heads of U.S. Social Security Administration offer plan to fix agency's customer service A worsening customer service crisis at the Social Security Administration has prompted three of its former commissioners to urge the U.S. Congress to fix the annual budgeting process that has starved......
04:00, 06/06/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released on Wednesday at the UN Environment Assembly, curr...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency  While developing countries have long struggled with the price of medicines, today’s costs have rendered it a world-wide challenge, and the key topic of concern at a global medicines forum in South Africa, co-sponsored by the World Health Organization...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Erik Karlsson agrees to extension with San Jose Sharks, making free-agency pool a little less glamorous NHL defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an extension with the San Jose Sharks, putting a dent in the intrigue surrounding the league's free-agency period.       ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According to the report, Nike would not be willing to sell ...
00:26, 05/31/2019

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
22:26, 05/07/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
22:52, 05/30/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that progress is being made in accessing communities that have been wary of outside help, the UN World Healt...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Around 52 million in Near East, North Africa, suffering chronic undernourishment, new UN food agency report reveals  Hunger continues to rise as conflicts and protracted crises have worsened in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA), which is likely to affect food security for years to come, warned the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Wednesday. ...
21:52, 05/08/2019

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Stress, overtime, disease, contribute to 2.8 million workers’ deaths per year, reports UN labour agency Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Boris Johnson declares cancelling Brexit would be 'utterly pathetic' as he writes off Theresa May's failed deal Boris Johnson has said it would be "utterly pathetic" to cancel Brexit as he declared "people have voted for it, Parliament's voted for it, on March 29 it's going to happen"....
02:39, 06/13/2019

10 million Yemenis ‘one step away from famine’, UN food relief agency calls for ‘unhindered access’ to frontline regions With Yemen now in its fifth year of conflict between pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) is calling for “unhindered access” to the most desperate areas in the frontline regions “to prevent the food security situ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Iran likely at 'inflection point,' launching attacks to change 'status quo,' Defense Intelligence Agency director tells Fox News Iran is likely at "an inflection point," and the recent attacks on tankers and the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone appear to be part of an effort to change "the status quo," the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) told Fox News exc...
09:52, 06/24/2019

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
22:13, 05/24/2019

Kim Hyok Chol 'execution': North Korea 'kills US envoy and other senior officials involved in failed talks' North Korea's special envoy to the US and four senior officials involved in the country's talks with Donald Trump have been executed, according to a report....
10:39, 05/31/2019

U.S. Needs Cabinet Agency Focused on Women and Girls, Says Former Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues It’s time for President Donald Trump to create a Cabinet-level agency focused on women and girls to help “guarantee that women’s issues don’t get shoved aside,” says a former U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issu...
20:26, 05/30/2019

The European Space Agency is building a ‘comet interceptor’ to uncover space secrets The European Space Agency (ESA) announced yesterday that it’s planning to make a ‘comet interceptor’ probe within the next eight years. The probe aims to capture details of a comet not seen before, when it enters our solar system. The comet intercept...
15:52, 06/20/2019

Accountant for 'ugly models' agency fleeced firm out of more than £21,000, court hears An accountant for an alternative modelling agency fleeced the firm out of more than £21,000 by forging her boss's signature in a bid to clear her debts, a court heard....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Kevin Durant's agent says Warriors star still undecided on what he'll do in free agency Rich Kleiman said the Golden State Warriors forward is focused on rehabbing his calf injury and the NBA Finals, not the free agency period looming.        ...
16:39, 05/22/2019