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WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation

An unexploded American aerial bomb from World War II was found in central Berlin during construction work on Friday, forcing the evacuation of surrounding city ...

WWII Bomb Found At Construction Site In Berlin Forces Evacuation

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1,100-pound US bomb from WWII defused in Germany after mass evacuation A World War II bomb was defused near the Frankfurt headquarters of the European Central Bank hours after thousands of people were evacuated from the surrounding district Sunday....
05:13, 07/08/2019

Over 15,000 People Evacuated In Germany After WWII Bomb Found More than 15,000 people were evacuated late Monday from the northern German city of Hanover following the discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb, city officials said....
07:13, 09/03/2019

World War II bomb in Hamburg prompts evacuation A thousand-pound US bomb dropped during World War II has been discovered in Hamburg. Authorities ordered the evacuation of a densely-populated residential area of the city, affecting around 6,000 people....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Nord Stream 2: What Berlin thinks about halting construction Manfred Weber, a candidate for the office of president of the European Commission, is speaking out against the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. What is the German government's response?...
16:26, 05/01/2019

Barcelona: Mystery bomb discovery sparks beach evacuation Spanish police cleared a long stretch of the Sant Sebastia beach after a bomb, likely dating from the Spanish Civil War, was found at sea. Navy specialists will deactivate the device on Monday....
21:13, 08/25/2019

Thousands evacuated in Frankfurt as WWII bomb is defused Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a half-tonne World War II bomb....
19:52, 07/07/2019

Huge crater may have been caused by buried WWII bomb It’s a blast that may have been more than 70 years in the making. A huge crater in the middle of a cornfield in rural Germany is believed to have been made by a buried World War II bomb. Locals in Limburg say they heard a loud explosion in the ...
22:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Likely flood forces evacuation of Oklahoma homes JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Residents are evacuating their homes as floodwaters swell the Arkansas River near Tulsa in northeastern Oklahoma. Sand Spring...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Apartment Fire Forces Evacuation In Carter County CARTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A massive apartment fire Saturday morning forced several families to evacuate the structure, but apparently no one was injured. Firefighters remained on the scene working to strike the blaze even as officials said ...
13:26, 05/11/2019

Frankfurt prepares to defuse WWII bomb, thousands evacuated Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a 500-kilo (1,100-pound) World War II bomb...
11:39, 07/07/2019

'WWII-era bomb explosion' caused crater in German field An enormous crater found in an open field in Germany over the weekend is thought to have been caused by the explosion of a Second World War bomb. ...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bomb A crater 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 4 meters (13 feet) deep has appeared in a field in central Germany, apparently caused by a World War II bomb exploding in the middle of the night...
14:26, 06/24/2019

WWII bomb self-detonates in German field, leaves crater An aging chemical detonator caused a World War II bomb in western Germany to explode without an external trigger. The resulting crater had some residents mistaking the blast for a meteor....
17:52, 07/01/2019

Poland’s president OKs seizure of WWII site for new museum Poland’s president has signed into law a bill that allows the government to seize the site of the first World War II battle and build a new museum there...
19:00, 08/02/2019

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals....
18:00, 06/09/2019

Durian fruit forces evacuation after stink mistaken for gas leak Students were forced to evacuate at an Australian university because of a suspected gas leak that turned out to be a discarded durian. Emergency crews cleared 550 people from the University of Canberra library Friday before a search revealed the sten...
18:00, 05/13/2019

World War II bomb defused in Berlin A World War II bomb has been found and defused near the German capital's famous Alexanderplatz. Authorities have said they were able to safely destroy the 100-kilogram behemoth's detonator....
07:39, 06/15/2019

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
10:26, 05/29/2019

Seven Hawaiian Airlines passengers taken to hospital after smoke in the cabin forces plane evacuation Seven passengers were taken to hospitals when a Hawaiian Airlines flight landed in Honolulu on Thursday morning with smoke in the cabin and cargo hold, officials said....
18:26, 08/23/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
22:39, 05/16/2019

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his time as a US spy during World War II. Visit Busine...
14:39, 07/22/2019

At least 15 dead as construction site wall collapses in western India At least 15 people were killed, including three children, when a compound wall near a construction site fell on temporary huts of laborers in the western Indian city of Pune following heavy rain, a fire brigade official said on Saturday....
09:13, 06/29/2019

Silence at Hard Rock Hotel site as construction stalls An eerie silence has fallen over the Hard Rock Hotel site at 159 W. 48th St., which Extell is developing for Hard Rock International. Work has oddly paused since plans for the 37-story project were approved by the Department of Buildings in February....
07:26, 06/18/2019

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the...
01:39, 07/06/2019

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)       ...
08:26, 06/29/2019

German Left party's Berlin HQ evacuated over bomb threat The left-wing "Die Linke" political party evacuated their headquarters in Berlin on Monday, after receiving a bomb threat. The police said the situation was safe later on Monday....
16:00, 07/22/2019

Revealed: mental health crisis at Hinkley Point C construction site Several workers on nuclear plant have killed themselves or attempted to, says unionNo more ‘man up’: push for better mental healthWhy do so many construction workers kill themselves?Hinkley Point nuclear power station, Britain’s biggest construction ...
06:00, 08/14/2019

Exclusive supper club serves up buzz at condo construction site It felt like trespassing. On a recent evening, a panel in a wall of green scaffolding outside an under-construction Williamsburg condo swung open. Flickering candles set an intimate mood as a friend and I were ushered past cinderblocks and roped coil...
02:52, 05/23/2019

Amazon Workers From Around World Join Forces in Berlin Amazon worker representatives from 15 countries met in Berlin on Monday to coordinate their strategy against one of the world's most powerful companies....
10:00, 04/30/2019

Drive-in sex booths proposed for Berlin's Tempelhof airport site Berlin's former Tempelhof airport has witnessed some major events in its time -- a Nazi airfield during World War II, it was the site of the Berlin airlift during the Cold War, and most recently an emergency shelter for refugees fleeing Syria....
01:26, 08/15/2019

Large structure fire burns at Santa Clara condo construction site SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KNTV) – A large structure fire at a condominium construction site in Santa Clara sent huge plumes of smoke and flames into the sky Friday morning. Photos posted on Twitter identified the location as a building under constru...
22:39, 06/28/2019

Fugitive in Massachusetts killing stabs self in neck during arrest at Florida construction site, authorities say A two-year manhunt for the most wanted fugitive in Massachusetts ended at a construction site in Florida on Wednesday when a suspect accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in her apartment in 2017 was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Service and...
18:00, 09/12/2019

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb plot The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a bombing in Jerusalem....
08:13, 08/07/2019

Taliban car bomb blast kills four Afghan special forces in Kabul A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks between the United States and Taliban insurgents....
21:26, 09/12/2019

Sudan Security Forces Open Fire at Protest Site Several people were killed, according to witnesses and local media reports, as talks between protest leaders and the country’s military rulers collapsed this week....
11:52, 06/03/2019

| Sudan says 87 killed when security forces broke up protest site An investigation has found "rogue" military personnel were responsible for killing dozens of Sudanese protesters in the worst violence since the ousting of former president Omar al-Bashir....
10:52, 07/28/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
19:52, 05/30/2019

Ex-Special Forces soldier pleads not guilty to murdering suspected Taliban bomb-maker A former Army Special Forces soldier pleaded not guilty to the murder of an unarmed Afghan suspected of being a Taliban bomb-maker in an arraignment his wife described as "another display of the vile nature of Army politics."...
04:26, 07/02/2019

Art theft mystery solved after WWII painting is found in the home of Holocaust survivor A historical treasure that’s been lost for decades, was discovered in a Connecticut home right before it was set to be sold in auction.        ...
23:52, 09/10/2019

Bomb found in Northern Ireland 'to be used to attack police' Officers say improvised explosive in Derry belonged to dissident republican New IRAA bomb discovered in a parked vehicle in Northern Ireland was to be used to attack a police patrol, detectives said.The device found in Derry was operated using a comm...
12:13, 09/10/2019

Bomb Found Not Linked To Christchurch Attacks: Police New Zealand police on Wednesday ruled out any link between a bomb found in Christchurch and mosque shootings in March which killed 50 Muslim worshippers....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Suspected Bomb Found in New Zealand City Where Mosques Were Attacked New Zealand police said they uncovered ammunition and a suspected bomb in a vacant property in Christchurch, where a gunman killed 50 people last month....
18:00, 04/30/2019

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
03:13, 06/08/2019

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
22:13, 06/04/2019

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
20:52, 07/17/2019

Another pipe bomb found at northwest home where teen was fatally shot TUCSON – Days after a 17-year-old died from accidentally being shot by an AK-47 at a home on the northwest side. Crews working the scene discovered another pipe bomb. Crews were on scene Wednesday morning cleaning up the home when they spotted ...
10:52, 06/13/2019

Toxic coal waste found to be a 'ticking time bomb' across Australia Environmental Justice Australia report finds problems at ash dumps in every mainland state Soon after Sue Wynn moved up the road from the Vales Point coal power station, on the banks of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, she started t...
04:00, 07/01/2019

Radioactive remnants of nuclear bomb tests found on ocean floor Nuclear weapons testing dates back to the mid-1940s and ramped up significantly starting in the early 1950s. Several countries, including the US, Soviet Union, China and France spent decades testing new versions of the incredibly destructive arms and...
17:39, 05/10/2019

Maggots found under bandage at site of Phoenix patient rape PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona health officials have launched an investigation after maggots were found under a patient’s bandage at the same health care facility where an incapacitate woman was raped and gave birth in 2018. The Arizona Department of H...
04:39, 06/15/2019

'Bomb carbon' from Cold War nuclear tests found in deep ocean trenches A new study has found that the nuclear tests performed during the Cold War during the 1950s and 1960s have left a very disturbing legacy on our planet — they have infiltrated the bodies of crustaceans in deep ocean trenches....
20:39, 05/13/2019

2,500-Year-Old Smashed Jewel Found at Site of Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem Archaeologists working at Mount Zion in Jerusalem have unearthed a rare, gold and silver jewel and a Scythian arrowhead in a layer of ash that dates to the Babylonian destruction of the city (587 BC). ...
23:26, 08/12/2019

Report: Trace Amounts of Uranium Found by Inspectors at Iranian Site Diplomats who have closely observed the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) work in Iran said that investigators discovered traces of uranium at a Tehran-based storage facility, Reuters reported on Sunday, and that Iran has yet to issue any e...
05:39, 09/09/2019

‘Roman Biro’ – complete with joke – found at London building site Iron stylus uncovered at Bloomberg building site in City of London is ‘one of the most human finds’, say archaeologistsIt sounds just like the kind of joke that is ubiquitous in today’s cheap-and-cheerful souvenir industry: “I went to Rome and all I ...
19:52, 07/28/2019

'Lost village' found at site of most infamous clan massacre in Scotland Archaeologists excavating the scene of the most infamous clan massacre in Scottish history have unearthed parts of a "lost village" in the Highlands valley of Glencoe....
21:39, 08/13/2019

College Student's Body Found From Encounter Site In J&K's Anantnag: Cops The body of a 20-year-old college student was found on Tuesday near a site of encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district where an Army officer was killed a day ago, police said. A terrorist......
14:13, 06/18/2019

Bones of Colorado girl who vanished 34 years ago found at pipeline site Human remains unearthed by an excavation crew at an oil and gas site in Colorado this week are those of a 12-year-old girl who went missing over three decades ago, but the mystery surrounding her fate has yet to be solved, police said on Thursday....
09:39, 07/26/2019

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
00:01, 06/28/2019

Amputation Pit with Sawn-Off Limbs Found at Battle of Waterloo Field Hospital Site A team of archaeologists working with army veterans has uncovered four amputated limbs at the site of the Battle of Waterloo in Belgium.  ...
08:13, 07/20/2019

Julia Angwin in Talks to Return to Tech News Site She Helped Found Craigslist founder Craig Newmark is looking to bring back Julia Angwin as editor in chief of the Markup, weeks after her abrupt departure put the launch of the tech-oriented investigation website into question....
04:13, 05/25/2019

Hoard of Bronze Age treasure found on building site set to feature in London exhibition Hundreds of Bronze Age artefacts found on a building site in east London have been declared treasure and are likely to become part of a new museum exhibition....
13:52, 07/24/2019

Rare Stone Steles With Unknown Figures Found At Neolithic Site in Switzerland A remarkable series of standing stones have been found near one of the most important Neolithic sites in Switzerland, and indeed in the entire Alpine region of Europe. ...
10:39, 08/02/2019

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
18:52, 05/28/2019

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that function, the Russian-born maestro gave a sample of what is in store....
21:13, 08/25/2019

Sri Lanka imposes extended curfew after security forces found ISIS flags and explosives Sri Lankan security forces imposed an extended curfew Friday in several cities as they continue searching for suspects linked to the Easter Sunday bombings....
15:26, 04/28/2019

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
17:00, 05/24/2019

BangBros buys porn doxxing site, torches hard drives in the site's first SFW video BangBros has emerged as the folk hero of the porn industry with its most recent acquisition: PornWikiLeaks. The adult-themed production company bought out the doxxing site, which housed over 15,000 porn stars’ personal information, according to Masha...
05:00, 09/02/2019

Smoke causes evacuation of about 600 on C train in Brooklyn About 600 straphangers were evacuated from a Manhattan-bound C train Sunday morning after part of the train that connects to the third rail became detached, causing smoke in the subway tunnel, according to a Transit Workers Union official. “I saw a s...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Hazmat concern prompts evacuation near U of Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota. The Minneapolis Fire Department ...
05:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad The decision came after the Trump administration warned of an increased threat linked to Iran. Officials in Iraq and elsewhere doubted that such a threat existed....
13:39, 05/15/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya’s capital are hampering aid, evacuation U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid...
23:00, 05/01/2019

NC officials to residents: heed evacuation orders North Carolina officials urged residents Tuesday, particularly those in the exposed barrier islands, to heed evacuation orders, saying Hurricane Dorian could pose "a significant threat" by the end of the week. (Sept. 3)      ...
05:39, 09/04/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala ...
02:52, 05/30/2019

Apartment complex re-opened after hazmat evacuation Authorities are trying to determine if the deadly toxin ricin is the hazardous material that prompted the evacuation of hundreds of people from an apartment complex near the University of Minnesota....
05:26, 05/08/2019

UN: Clashes in Libya's capital are hampering aid, evacuation The U.N. says armed clashes in the Libyan capital Tripoli along with random shelling and explosives placed on roads are hampering the evacuation of civilians and the delivery of aid....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta government said....
07:00, 08/03/2019

WWII Vet Honored For Service (LEX 18)– A Kentucky man was received France’s Legion of Honor Medal Friday for his service in World War II. The medal is France’s highest award for merit. It was given to Lawrenceburg native Alvin Perry for his work defending Franc...
02:00, 06/08/2019

WWII D-Day memorabilia up for auction An iconic piece of World War II history, the bell from a craft that landed on the beaches of Omaha on D-Day, is set to go up for auction later this week....
08:26, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Fire sets off evacuation from amusement park SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the brush fire that erupted near a huge amusement park in Southern California (all times local): 3:45 p.m. A Southern California amusement and water park has closed early after a brush fire broke out nearby ...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Florida evacuation orders in effect as Dorian draws near Mandatory evacuations were ordered Sunday for parts of Florida as Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm and edged northwestward....
21:13, 09/01/2019

Evacuation order downgraded for Peerless Trout First Nation Residents in the Peerless and Trout Lake communities can now return home after an evacuation order was downgraded to an alert early Saturday morning. ...
21:52, 06/08/2019

Dorian evacuation orders hit Florida, Georgia, Carolinas Mandatory evacuations hit coastal areas from Florida to the Carolinas on Monday as Hurricane Dorian was expected to graze Florida and possibly strike Cape Hatteras, N.C....
06:26, 09/03/2019

Trump says decision on Florida evacuation will likely be made Sunday U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the decision whether to order some residents of Florida to evacuate likely would be made on Sunday as the state braces for Hurricane Dorian....
11:26, 08/31/2019

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

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

Two men being questioned after Newark Airport evacuation; officials say no threat Travelers at Newark Liberty Airport evacuated, officials said, when a Alaska Airlines employee hit an alarm following an encounter with two men.       ...
11:39, 09/03/2019

Police clear packages that prompted evacuation of NYC transit hub Two suspicious packages that prompted the evacuation of one of New York City's busiest transit hubs during the Friday morning rush hour were deemed to be safe, police said....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Eiffel Tower Climber Grabbed After Sparking Evacuation A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said....
23:39, 05/20/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
14:53, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Mandatory evacuation issued for Missouri floods PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for some residents of a central Missouri county where the Missouri River has topped a levee. KRCG repo...
20:52, 05/31/2019

21 nations take part in regional evacuation drill in Cyprus Cyprus' foreign minister says 21 countries are taking part in a drill organized by the east Mediterranean island nation that involves the possible evacuation of civilians from Middle Eastern nations....
03:26, 05/31/2019

Chileans rehearse evacuation as southern volcano rumbles Chilean authorities in the country's south have begun rehearsing evacuation plans amid concern an active volcano could potentially erupt within "days or weeks."...
02:13, 09/12/2019

Los Angeles-area fire spurs evacuation orders Crews are fighting an Los Angeles-area brush fire that prompted evacuation orders in a Glendale neighborhood and nearby freeways. The Los Angeles Fire Department said Sunday no injuries or structure damage were immediately reported. (Aug. 26)  ...
14:26, 08/26/2019

Mandatory evacuation for Alberta’s northernmost community due to wildfire People in the area of Indian Cabins, about 150 kilometres north of High Level, were told around 11 a.m. Monday to leave immediately and head to the Northwest Territories....
23:00, 06/17/2019

Who disarms Germany's WWII bombs? Defusing bombs dropped over Germany during World War II is Horst Lenz's calling. He is summoned around 1,000 times a year to clear explosive devices. Lenz is guided by Murphy's Law: Anything that can go wrong, will....
01:13, 07/04/2019

AC company convinced 103-year-old WWII vet to pay $24K, son says World War II veteran Fred Klein thought he was fixing up the house with new air conditioning units. But $24,000 later, he had regrets.        ...
21:00, 06/08/2019

The A.V. Club braved the heat (and an evacuation) for the 2019 Pitchfork Fest Pitchfork Music Festival was full of surprises this year, not the least of which was in the weather: scorching afternoons gave way to thunderstorm evacuations, then afternoon downpours brought on breezy, sunny evenings. The music side was just as unp...
01:00, 07/23/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:00, 06/23/2019

British Airways cabin fills with smoke, prompts evacuation The cabin of flight BA422 from London to Valencia, Spain, filled with smoke moments before the flight was due to land. After the plane touched down on the tarmac, the crew evacuated all 175 passengers....
15:00, 08/07/2019

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

Fire near Idaho’s nuclear research facility prompts evacuation A fast-moving brush fire in eastern Idaho on Tuesday prompted an evacuation of “non-essential employees” from several of the state’s nuclear research facilities....
00:00, 07/24/2019

Mass evacuation after fire triggers explosions at Siberian base Flying shrapnel from military base leaves one soldier dead and at least seven injured Thousands have been evacuated from a Siberian town after an ammunition depot on a military base caught fire, triggering huge explosions that have sent deadly shrapn...
18:39, 08/05/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
11:00, 07/03/2019

Russia calls, then cancels, town's evacuation after nuclear mishap Radiation has spiked at a nearby town following last week's explosion at a rocket testing site. First responders have been silenced, while villagers have been told to leave....
05:39, 08/14/2019

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

Alberta researcher suggests planning ahead for sudden evacuation "Would you be prepared to leave your home for up to a week within the next half hour, and to make sure you take all the things with you that are essential?"...
00:52, 05/26/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire triggers evacuation of thousands of people Firefighters on Spanish island say blaze is out of control and spreading on several frontsAbout 8,000 people have been evacuated from their homes on Gran Canaria in Spain’s Canary Islands, where firefighters are battling a wildfire that has burned mo...
14:13, 08/19/2019

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

Russia cancels town evacuation amid radiation surge Russian officials Wednesday canceled a planned evacuation of a village that was near nuclear materials that exploded last week in the northern region of Arkhangelsk, despite a spike in radiation....
14:13, 08/14/2019

Tensions force evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation following a brawl with locals...
21:39, 06/09/2019

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type ...
16:00, 07/13/2019

WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson A 91-year-old World War II veteran walked across the stage this week to receive an honorary high school diploma. His grandson, a senior in the graduating class of 2019, walked across the stage with him....
04:39, 05/11/2019

WWII: A memory battleground on the 80th anniversary Commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Poland this weekend come as the war has become a messy battleground of memory across the region...
12:39, 08/31/2019

Vintage D-Day warplane honors WWII vets Captain Joe Fisher has been flying "warbirds" for 25 years and has been flying the FlaBob Express for about five years, he says "it's the funnest thing I fly and I fly a lot of airplanes." (May 10)        ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Corbyn as PM would be 'west's first antisemitic leader since WWII' Health secretary Matt Hancock warns Tory MPs of risks of not choosing right leaderThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, has claimed that if Jeremy Corbyn won a general election he would be “the first antisemitic leader of a western nation since the sec...
05:26, 06/06/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII repatriated to U.S. The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II were repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
12:26, 07/18/2019

Last WWII D-Day witnesses relive painful memories World leaders will honor WWII veterans on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony is expected to be the last for many of the survivors, now in their 90s. Jake Cigainero reports from Bayeux....
06:52, 06/06/2019

Airman killed in WWII to be buried in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A New York airman who died in World War II will be buried in Southern California 75 years after his bomber crashed in the Pacific. The Press-Enterprise reports that a memorial service for Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Rogers will be ...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Remains of 22 servicemen killed during WWII to be repatriated The remains of 22 servicemen killed on a Japanese-controlled island during World War II are to be repatriated to the United States Thursday, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said....
06:52, 07/18/2019

WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in action. Researcher Justin Taylan said this week that ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The U.S. Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942. (May 17)...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Shipwrecks of WWII submarines mysteriously vanish Two submarines wrecked off the coast of Malaysia during World War II have mysteriously disappeared. The pair of Dutch vessels have lain largely undisturbed for nearly 80 years – but vanished late last week. All that now remains of the submarines are ...
01:39, 07/11/2019

WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday WWII veteran Lawrence Brooks celebrates his 110th birthday at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. (Sept. 12)        ...
13:52, 09/13/2019

| The other D-Day: France marks 75 years since 'its' WWII landing It's the lesser-known D-Day, one launched two months after the Normandy landings on the other side of France, with French forces this time playing a premier role....
12:39, 08/15/2019

'Extremely severe' cyclone targets India, sparking evacuation of over 800,000 people Over a half-million people have been forced from India's eastern coast on Thursday as an "extremely severe" cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall within 24 hours....
16:26, 05/02/2019

Suspect arrested in robbery that prompted Desert Sky Mall evacuation in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) — Phoenix police arrested one man in connection to the melee at Desert Sky Mall over the weekend. A panic spread Sunday after shoppers heard reports of an active shooting at Desert Sky Mall in Phoenix, but police put an end to those ru...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Brush fire prompts evacuation of Southern California amusement parks A brush fire raging along a Southern California riverbed prompted the evacuation of two nearby amusement parks on Sunday, but no homes were threatened and no serious injuries were reported, authorities said....
05:52, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister says deal with Exxon close, slowed by evacuation A major oil deal between Iraq and Exxon Mobil was "very close" but had been slowed by Exxon's decision on Saturday to evacuate its international staff from the West Qurna oil field, Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
22:39, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
00:52, 06/23/2019

India launches mass evacuation, shuts down ports as cyclone bears down India began evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers on Wednesday and shut down operations at two major ports on its east coast ahead of an impending cyclone expected to make landfall on Friday....
17:52, 05/01/2019

Evacuation order issued to 790,000 in southwest Japan as rain threatens to cause landslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warning of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
08:26, 07/03/2019

Powerful Typhoon Faxai Sparks Evacuation Warnings In Japan's Tokyo A powerful typhoon with potentially record winds and rain battered the Tokyo region early Monday, sparking evacuation warnings to tens of thousands, widespread blackouts and transport disruption....
01:26, 09/09/2019

Virtual reality more effective in spurring storm evacuation than alerts: study Participants who saw virtual reality of a storm were significantly more likely to say they would make home preparations or evacuate than those who saw traditional weather maps or text alerts, the Hofstra University research found....
05:26, 06/22/2019

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local m...
00:39, 08/15/2019

Library stink: smell of durian prompts evacuation at University of Canberra Fire and rescue teams in Australia remove rogue fruit in a sealed bag after it was left near an air ventA piece of fruit prompted the evacuation of an Australian university library last week.On Friday afternoon fire and rescue teams in the Australian...
13:26, 05/13/2019

Forest fire threatening Pikangikum First Nation grows as evacuation continues The Ministry of Natural Resources said the fire – dubbed Red Lake Fire 39 – has now grown to more than 507 square kilometres in size, which is larger than Quebec City....
01:52, 07/12/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discovered on Saturday. Sierra Vista Police Department said store employees discovered the device at about ...
21:39, 05/14/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
14:52, 05/15/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Russian officials cancel village evacuation after suspected missile accident Russian authorities have called off the evacuation of a village in northern Russia near the site of a suspected failed missile test, Russian state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday. The incident last week killed at least five nuclear specialists a...
17:52, 08/14/2019

Germany compensates almost 900 more WWII ghetto workers: report Almost 900 more ghetto workers received compensation from the government, German media have reported. But critics say it is too little, and that many of those eligible didn't know how to apply for the payments....
20:13, 09/13/2019

Navajo Code Talker who fought in WWII dies Fleming Begaye Sr., a member of the top-secret Navajo Code Talker program that developed an unbreakable code language during World War II, has died, according to Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez...
03:13, 05/14/2019

WWII veteran’s remains finally return home TUCSON –The public is invited to attend the memorial services for an Arizona soldier who was killed during World War II almost 80 years ago. The remains of U.S. Army Sergeant Cread Shuey, who was a prisoner of war in the Philippines, will be flown wi...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Croatia's WWII divisions in the open as Merkel visits Croatia's divisions over its World War II legacy will be out in the open when German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits the country to drum up support for moderate, conservative candidates in the upcoming elections to the European Parliament....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Man accused of stealing WWII dog tags from National Archives COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration research facility in Maryland. A criminal complaint filed in federal court last month s...
19:00, 06/19/2019

Poland’s report on WWII damages readied for war anniversary WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The head of the Polish team assessing the cost of Nazi Germany’s occupation says its report will be published on the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, on Sept. 1. Poland’s right-wing government has calle...
17:52, 05/14/2019

How to Find a Family Member's WWII Service Records Last week’s 75th anniversary of D-Day was a reminder to many of the kids and grandkids of World War II veterans that we still don’t know the details of so many of their stories. Any description about their experiences in the war that were passed down...
18:13, 06/11/2019

91-year-old WWII vet gets high school diploma with grandson DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A 91-year-old World War II veteran has finally received his high school diploma, eight decades after leaving school to support his family. Pete Sabedra walked across the stage at Derry Area Middle School, about 40 miles east of Pitt...
18:00, 05/09/2019

WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversary BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle. Found in Wisconsin and restored, the C-47 named That’s All, Brother will drop paratroope...
08:00, 05/21/2019

DNA test reunites sons of American WWII soldier At 75, a DNA test reunites a French man with his brother living in South Carolina, who never knew he existed and connects him to his father. (May 20)        ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Looking for a ride to Omaha; British veteran remembers WWII ABOARD THE BOUDICCA, England (AP) — Donald Hitchcock is a proud British veteran, but he’s desperate to spend D-Day on Omaha Beach with the Americans he served alongside. He also wants to honor the sacrifice of Americans he believes saved his co...
11:13, 06/05/2019

| WATCH: WWII British shipwreck leaking oil off New York The US Coast Guard says a World War II-era shipwreck off Long Island is leaking oil through two pinpoint leaks. It is conducting an assessment of the remaining oil aboard the British tanker Coimbra, which was sank by a Nazi U-boat in 1942....
21:39, 05/17/2019

Decorated Indiana WWII veteran to be buried at Arlington EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Indiana will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann was among the Allied troops who stormed Omaha Beach in Nazi-occupied northern Fra...
16:39, 05/27/2019

Painting stolen by Nazis in WWII to be returned to Florence An 18th century Dutch painting of a vase of flowers will be returned to the Uffizi gallery in Italy after it was stolen by retreating Wehrmacht soldiers. The German family who acquired it tried to sell it back....
02:00, 06/30/2019

WWII veteran and POW survivor honored with Purple Heart United States Senator Martha McSally presented 95-year-old Walter Ram with a Purple Heart Tuesday. Ram, a World War II veteran and P.O.W. survivor, began his service enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps at the age of 16. For nearly five years, Ram se...
08:00, 08/21/2019

McSally to present Purple Heart to WWII Veteran TUCSON – Sen. Martha McSally is set to present a World War II veteran with a Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster on Tuesday. WWII veteran Walter Ram, 95, is receiving the award after being previously denied. He is a combat veteran and P.O.W. Survivor ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Georgia WWII veterans gets French Legion of Honor KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A World War II veteran from Georgia has been bestowed with a high honor for his valor on the front lines in France. WXIA-TV reports the French Consulate on Thursday awarded Alan Hall with the French Legion of Honor, an award give...
00:52, 06/15/2019

Time to Pay Your Respects to the Plywood Boat that Helped Win WWII As you likely know, it’s the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when 160,000 Allied troops invaded the beaches of Normandy, undertaking the largest from-the-sea invasion in the history of human warfare and marking the beginning of the end for the Axis. The a...
20:39, 06/06/2019

Stamp to honor WWII battleship where Japan surrendered KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring the famous World War II battleship the USS Missouri that was the site of Japan’s unconditional surrender on Sept. 2, 1945, in Tokyo Bay. The Postal Service says that th...
17:52, 05/14/2019

American WWII soldier’s sons reunited thanks to DNA test FRANCE — After decades of searching, Andre Gantois had lost hope. The retired French postal worker figured he’d likely go to his grave without ever knowing who his father was, unable to identify the US serviceman who had fought his way across France ...
22:26, 05/20/2019

Forest fire that caused evacuation from Keewaywin First Nation moves closer to the community Community resident and former chief Joe Meekis says the evacuation of the area was completed yesterday, with residents taken to Sioux Lookout and Timmins....
20:39, 07/05/2019

Pikangikum First Nation evacuation plan paused due to lack of host communities: chief The evacuation of Pikangikum First Nation is now expected to resume on Thursday, as crews battled a fire burning about six kilometres to the southwest....
03:00, 07/11/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
16:26, 05/03/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India's east coast after huge evacuation operation The powerful cyclone Fani has struck India's eastern coast, bringing high winds and torrential rain. More than a million people were taken to safety ahead of the storm....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Evacuation order lifted as firefighters make progress against Southern California blaze High humidity overnight helped temper the Tenaja Fire, which had threatened homes near Murrieta and La Cresta, southeast of Los Angeles, officials said.        ...
10:39, 09/07/2019

Iraq slams evacuation of Exxon Mobil foreign staff as 'political' move Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Walmart employee's son, 31, called in threat to 'shoot up' store, prompting evacuation, authorities say Authorities in Florida made an arrest Sunday after a Tampa-area Walmart store received a threat that prompted the evacuation of customers, according to reports....
09:00, 08/05/2019

Van driver quizzed by police after WWII veteran, 94, dies in crash A van driver has been questioned by police on suspicion of causing the death by dangerous driving of a 94-year-old woman who served in an all-female Second World War air defence unit ....
01:52, 05/16/2019

WWII-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. dies at 97 CHINLE, Ariz. (AP) – The Navajo Nation has announced that World War II-era Navajo Code Talker Fleming Begaye Sr. has died. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says Begaye died Friday in Chinle, Arizona. He was 97. The cause of death was not di...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Polish, German presidents open WWII anniversary observances The presidents of Germany and Poland have opened daylong observances of the 80th anniversary of World War II start with a solemn ceremony in a central Polish town that was the first target of Nazi Germany’s deadly bombings...
08:39, 09/01/2019

German president asks for Polish forgiveness on WWII anniversary The leaders of Poland and Germany have joined around 30 international guests in Warsaw to mark the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II. In his address, the German president asked for Poland's forgiveness....
02:13, 09/02/2019

Dutch WWII submarine wrecks disappear from Malaysian seabed Salvagers have removed HNLMS K XVII and HNLMS O 16 – and remains of 79 crewThe wrecks of two Dutch submarines sunk off the Malaysian coast during the second world war have disappeared along with the remains of the 79 men who perished onboard.Research...
15:39, 07/08/2019

Germany Asks For Poland's Forgiveness 80 Years After WWII Outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier this morning asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs......
16:39, 09/01/2019

WWII: Poland marks 80 years since first bombs fell on Wielun Until now, the Battle of Westerplatte on September 1, 1939, officially marked the start of World War II. But this year, the 80th anniversary will also be commemorated in Wielun, bombed minutes earlier. Here's why....
07:00, 09/01/2019

How Nazi Germany Got A Lot Closer To Building A Nuclear Weapon In WWII A cube of uranium. A Nazi plan to build a nuclear bomb. A search for the fate of the remaining pieces of an experiment that might have altered history....
05:13, 05/12/2019

What WWII Allies heard on D-Day, before storming Nazis, saving world 75 years ago, General Eisenhower addressed thousands of WWII Allied troops before they stormed Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy, France.        ...
14:39, 06/06/2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is keeping fans engaged better than WWII did Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is doing a better job of keeping players than its predecessor, WWII, according to Activision Blizzard's Q1 financial report.Read More...
22:52, 05/02/2019

Japan summons South Korean ambassador over WWII labor row Japan's foreign ministry has summoned the South Korean ambassador amid a deepening diplomatic dispute over wartime compensation. Earlier, an elderly man set himself on fire in protest outside Japan's embassy in Seoul....
07:26, 07/19/2019

Chick-Fil-A manager helps WWII vet change tire in act of kindness When a 96-year-old World War II veteran entered a Maryland Chick-Fil-A Thursday seeking help to replace a flat tire, a manager offered to help “without hesitation,” according to a fellow employee....
17:52, 07/12/2019

Kentucky WWII veteran to receive French Legion of Honor WILMORE, Ky. (AP) — A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal...
11:39, 05/14/2019

British Pilots To Make History, Fly Around The World In A WWII Spitfire A little over two weeks from now, two British pilots -- Steve Boultbee Brooks and Matt Jones -- will embark on an epic mission straight out of a Jules Verne book in a fighter from the glory days of......
16:26, 07/18/2019

Decorated WWII veteran buried at Arlington on 75th anniversary of D-Day A decorated World War II veteran who earned three Purple Hearts and seven Bronze Stars for his bravery was laid to rest on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Carl Mann, of Indiana, was part of the second wave of Allied troops who stormed Oma...
23:13, 06/06/2019

American WWII veteran reunited with French sweetheart 75 years after they first met An American Second World War veteran was reunited with his French sweetheart 75 years after they fell in love in her hometown in northeastern France....
21:26, 06/13/2019

Tuskegee Airman who flew 142 WWII combat missions dies at 99 LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — World War II pilot Robert Friend, one of the last original members of the famed all-black Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 99. Friend’s daughter, Karen Friend Crumlich, told The Desert Sun her father died Friday...
12:52, 06/23/2019

Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparations A Polish official says that contrary to German claims, no documents or records show his country ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany....
18:39, 05/21/2019

97-Year-Old WWII Veteran Recreates 1944 Parachute on D-Day Anniversary A US veteran who was parachuted into France during D-Day in 1944 defied his age on Wednesday as he recreated his courageous feat of 75 years ago as part of ceremonies to mark the famous landings....
21:52, 06/05/2019

| Germany asks Polish forgiveness 80 years after WWII outbreak German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked Poland's forgiveness 80 years after Germany's attack triggered World War II while his Polish counterpart denounced Russia's recent "imperialist" aggression against its neighbours....
15:52, 09/02/2019

Search group finds graves of over 30 soldiers killed in WWII The graves of more than 30 US Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II are believed to have been found on the remote atoll of Tarawa. The discovery was made in March by History Flight, a nonprofit organization that s...
16:26, 06/26/2019

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......
01:13, 08/14/2019

Alberta wildfires: Trout Lake on evacuation alert; High Level winds shift A remote northern Alberta community was put on evacuation alert due to a new wildfire, as crews further northwest continue to battle the High Level fire....
22:13, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Iraq oil minister calls Exxon Mobil's evacuation of foreign staff 'unacceptable' Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq on Saturday was "unacceptable and unjustified", Iraq's Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Sunday....
13:00, 05/19/2019

India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on east coast India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall on Friday....
13:26, 05/01/2019

The future of AI in the construction industry According to McKinsey, the construction industry is under-digitized, with companies failing to realise the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) as a driver of growth and efficiency.Implementing AI means significant investment for construction co...
15:13, 07/16/2019

WWII veteran finally gets funeral more than 7 decades after his death at Pearl Harbor More than seven decades have passed since Navy Seaman 1st Class Hale McKissack's death aboard the USS Oklahoma in 1941.        ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Late WWII, Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart TUCSON – Memorial Day is a day to honor our military and the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice defending our freedoms. One veteran is finally being honored with a medal years after his passing. Louis Moran fought in World War II and...
21:52, 05/27/2019

WATCH: US brings home soldier remains from WWII battle 76 years later Flag-draped caskets believed to contain the recovered remains of more than 20 service members were carried off of an Air Force cargo plane Wednesday in Hawaii....
01:52, 07/19/2019

WWII veteran’s remains arrive home 77 years after he died in POW camp TUCSON – It was a homecoming fit for a hero – it was nearly eight decades in the making. The remains of World War II veteran, Sgt. Cread Shuey arrived at the Tucson International Airport on Tuesday morning. Shuey joined the military when ...
05:13, 05/29/2019

WWII vet rides lawn mower to cafe, celebrates 94th birthday (WAGT) A World War II veteran from New Ellenton, South Carolina celebrated his 94th birthday Tuesday. The celebration was held at Flowers Cafe — a place he drives to every day on his lawnmower. goes every single day. James Cunningham, known as ...
00:26, 08/22/2019

91-year-old WWII vet suffers fatal head injury at nursing home A 91-year-old World War II Navy veteran suffered a fatal blow to the head when he tumbled out of his wheelchair at an Iowa Veterans Affairs nursing home....
08:52, 05/05/2019

Okinawa governor delivers 'peace declaration' on anniversary of WWII battle Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki made a "peace declaration" Sunday on the 74th anniversary of the end of the World War II ground battle that claimed hundreds of thousands of Japanese lives....
23:39, 06/23/2019

Graves of more than 30 US Marines, sailors from WWII discovered on remote Pacific Island Several graves containing what are likely the remains of more than 30 U.S. Marines and sailors killed during one of the bloodiest battles of World War II were discovered on a remote Pacific Island, officials said....
16:13, 06/26/2019

Denmark's prime minister apologizes to children abused during post-WWII era Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has formally apologized to abused care home victims, saying it was one of the country's darkest chapters. For 14 years, victims sought an apology from Denmark for state negligence....
05:39, 08/14/2019

96-year-old WWII vet wows NJ stadium by playing national anthem on harmonica A New Jersey stadium went wild on Sunday when a 96-year-old played a touching rendition of the National Anthem on his harmonica ahead of Memorial Day....
12:52, 05/27/2019

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

US home construction climbed 5.7% in April WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rose in April, led by an uptick in single-family homes. The Commerce Department said Thursday that homebuilding rose 5.7% last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.24 million. But housing starts fel...
15:13, 05/16/2019

Not enough sand for construction industry despite abundance? Sand as a building material is essential especially for highly industrialized societies. It's widely used around the world, and there seems to be no shortage. However, demand can easily surpass supply in some regions....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia Road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,&#...
15:53, 08/13/2019

Hemp used for construction gains popularity in U.S. Natural materials builders in the United States have seen interest grow in "hempcrete," a renewable building material made with hemp that can take the place of traditional drywall, insulation and siding....
09:13, 07/18/2019

What’s Driving You Crazy? Construction on Houghton TUCSON – There is a lot of construction on Houghton Road and it is driving viewers crazy. News 4 Tucson viewer Brenda wrote in and said, “What’s going on near Mary Ann Cleveland Way?” A huge widening project is in the works an...
08:26, 09/15/2019

Mexican government to run construction of new oil refinery Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Thursday that international companies invited to bid on the construction of a new oil refinery did not meet requirements for cost and time, so the government will take on the project....
23:26, 05/09/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Missing Hawaii hiker found dead days after Amanda Eller found alive The body of hiker Noah “Kekai” Mina was discovered Wednesday, nine days after he was last seen, authorities in Hawaii said Wednesday. Helicopter rescuers spotted Mina’s body Wednesday morning about 300 feet below a fall line in the summit regio...
07:13, 05/30/2019

Cops have found owner of prosthetic ear found on Florida beach These Florida cops have had it up to ‘ear.’ Authorities on Thursday finally tracked down the owner of a rubber prosthetic ear that turned up at the Manatee Public Beach over the weekend. “Have you lost an ear?” the Holmes Beac...
21:26, 06/20/2019

This Deleted Scene From The Godfather Reveals A Strange Fact About WWII-Era Cars In America A while back I encountered a clip of a deleted scene from The Godfather that caught my attention because of what was being discussed. Sure, there was plenty of mob stuff being talked about, but I was interested in one detail: a new car that came with...
07:26, 08/02/2019

Beyond the stories of French WWII POWs? German city grapples with history museum If walls could talk, what stories would — and should — they tell? In the case of Nazi-built, ex-POW barracks in the German city of Soest, the answer has been complicated by overlapping layers of 20th-century history....
03:52, 09/12/2019

Oklahoma military base set to house migrant childern was once a WWII internment camp A U.S. Army base in Oklahoma that the federal government says will temporarily house children crossing the border without their parents was used during World War II as a Japanese internment camp....
05:00, 06/13/2019

Judge blocks auction of Jewish WWII relic as custody fight rages A judge on Wednesday blocked the auction of a Jewish World War II artifact estimated to be worth millions that a Holocaust-survivor’s son says was improperly put on the block. Rabbi Hyman Rubin — the son of late Rabbi Menacham Mendal Rubin who ...
06:00, 09/12/2019

WWII: eighty years on, the world is still haunted by a catastrophe foretold | Peter Beaumont Shock greeted the news that German tanks had rolled into Poland on September 1, 1939. But the slaughter of the continent’s Jews that was to follow had long been signalledOn 1 September 1939, as the massed German divisions began the invasion of Poland...
13:26, 09/01/2019

The Invasion of Poland Wasn’t Hitler’s First Aggression. Here’s Why That Move Marked the Beginning of WWII After roughly 1.5 million German soldiers, more than 2,000 airplanes and more than 2,500 tanks crossed the Polish border on Sept. 1, 1939, the British gave Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler an ultimatum: pull out of Poland, or else. Hitler ignored the deman...
23:26, 08/31/2019

Emperor Naruhito voices 'deep remorse' 74 years after Japan's WWII surrender Japanese Emperor Naruhito apologized and expressed deep sorrow to the world Thursday on the 74th anniversary of Tokyo's surrender to Allied forces during World War II....
08:39, 08/16/2019

A 100-year-old WWII veteran has wanted to skydive since 1942. He finally made the jump. A naval aviator in World War II, Ronald Mason has always wanted to parachute. Last weekend, the 100-year-old Iowan made his first jump.        ...
10:26, 06/05/2019

Mudlark who discovered dog collar tag in Thames raises money for memorial for pets put down in WWII A mudlark's chance discovery of a rusting old dog collar tag has inspired a campaign to dedicate a memorial to the 2.5 million pets that were put down during the Second World War....
18:00, 09/02/2019

How France’s champagne makers fooled Nazis — and helped turn the tide of WWII Next time you raise a glass of bubbly, you may want to consider raising one to the Champagne makers themselves. Moët & Chandon. Taittinger. They are among the most well-known brands in the world, but what’s not as well-known is their role during Worl...
07:52, 08/16/2019

Egan Bernal, 22, wins Tour de France; youngest post-WWII champion Egan Bernal has become the first Colombian to win the Tour de France as the three-week race ended with the 21st and final stage on the Champs-Elysees....
05:26, 07/29/2019

Construction starts on massive telescope in Hawaii MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) – Scientists say the massive telescope they plan to build atop Hawaii’s highest peak will help them peer back to the time just after the Big Bang and answer fundamental questions about the universe. The site is a wo...
03:26, 07/15/2019

Construction Career Days comes to Southern Arizona Southern Arizona Custrocution Career Daus/ KE&G Construction, Inc. TUCSON – Students interested in construction will soon have the opportunity to get hands-on experience. Save the date for Southern Arizona Construction Career Days. It will be held at...
18:52, 09/06/2019

Instagram’s wholesome ‘Construction Guy’ is a viral stunt In the end, everyone’s new favorite Instagrammer was just as phony as the rest of ’em. A construction worker from Texas became a social media sensation this week for a seemingly wholesome take on influencer content: @JustAConstructionGuy ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Construction worker killed in accident at Disneyland ANAHEIM, Calif. — A construction worker has been killed in an accident at Disneyland. Authorities say the man was working around a trench at a backstage area at 3:19 a.m. Thursday and was hit by a large steel plate after a piece of equipment accident...
10:26, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Construction to start on new Detroit car plant DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on plans by Fiat Chrysler to build a new vehicle assembly plant in Detroit (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Fiat Chrysler says construction is set to begin immediately on a new, $1.6 million assembly plant on Detroit’s eas...
21:13, 05/21/2019

US construction spending drops 0.9% as housing takes a hit U.S. construction spending dropped in March or the first time in four months, and spending on U.S. home construction fell to the lowest level in more than two years....
18:39, 05/01/2019

Tucson area road construction picking up TUCSON – With millions of dollars in taxes coming in road construction is starting to heat up around Tucson. According to regional traffic officials, more than 30 projects are currently underway, with another 200 planned. Below is an accounting...
11:52, 05/23/2019

Building under construction topples in Cambodia, killing 17 Cambodian rescuers combing through the rubble of a collapsed seven-story building have recovered the bodies of 17 construction workers and pulled out 24 injured...
07:26, 06/23/2019

US judge: Construction on Obama center should proceed CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago says he’ll dismiss a lawsuit brought by a parks advocacy group that is trying to stop former President Barack Obama’s presidential center from being built in a lakefront park. U.S. District Judge ...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Murals go missing from construction fencing along Fourth Ave TUCSON – The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition is asking for the public’s help in locating painted panels that went missing from construction fencing along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street. The murals were painted by the community in August to beautify ...
02:00, 09/04/2019

Traffic Alert: Construction along River might cause delays TUCSON – Heads up if you are driving on River Road for the next week or so. Construction is taking place on River between 1st and Campbell. It is part of the second set of roadway improvement projects associated with the voter- approved Proposi...
21:26, 09/05/2019

Underwater Fortress Found: Ancient Fort Linked to Bloody Biblical Battles Found Off Coast of Israel Underwater archaeology is helping to transform our knowledge of the ancient world. In Israel, maritime archaeologists have discovered a 2,200-year-old Hellenistic fortress linked to biblical battles.  ...
20:13, 06/01/2019

What does Berlin have that NYC doesn't? The legendary image of Berlin as a free-spirited domain where underground culture thrives has attracted a great number of expats. But some New Yorkers are coming to the city to find another type of freedom....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Pence, in Warsaw to memorialize start of WWII, pushes allies to 'live up to' defense commitments Vice President Mike Pence, speaking at a ceremony in Warsaw to memorialize the 80th anniversary of the outbreak in World War II, praised the "indomitable spirit, strength, and resilience of freedom-loving" Poles -- and pledged to push NATO members to...
03:00, 09/02/2019

John Pinto, WWII Navajo code breaker and longtime NM state senator, dies at age 94 New Mexico State Senator John Pinto has died at age 94. Pinto was one of the last surviving Navajo Code Talkers and was the state senate's most senior member, having served from 1977 until his death.        ...
20:39, 05/25/2019

This year's commemoration of the D-Day obscured the real cost of winning WWII in Europe and who paid the price REUTERS/Carlos Barria Leaders of Western countries gathered in Europe this month for a poignant and heartfelt ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. But the commemoration reflected a habit of obscuring how the Allies really won...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Remains of more than 20 American service members killed in bloody WWII battle return home More than 20 American service members who were killed in a bloody World War II battle are finally back on U.S. soil – and are one step closer to getting the burials they rightfully deserve....
17:13, 07/19/2019

As a WWII vet battles dementia, his family's research uncovers lost stories from his life Carl Thompson, 95, hasn't told a wartime story in years. Newspaper clippings and military records are revealing lost parts of his life to loved ones.        ...
01:26, 05/26/2019

Vandals spray paint swastika, deface graves of fallen WWII soldiers in Netherlands A World War II cemetery that is the resting place for hundreds of British and Commonwealth soldiers in the Netherlands was the target of vandals who spray-painted a big swastika and random letters on many headstones....
04:52, 09/15/2019

NY state construction business has added 91K jobs since 2010 There’s no shortage of work for New York hard hats, as the state’s construction industry continues to thrive, new figures from the state comptroller show. “While the nation has yet to recover all of the construction jobs it lost during the Great Rece...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of nearly 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Co...
04:52, 05/11/2019

Brexit uncertainty triggers slump in UK construction sector Commercial building work is hit hardest as engineering work dries upBrexit uncertainty has led to a mothballing of commercial and civil engineering projects and caused a contraction of the UK’s struggling construction industry, the latest snapshot of...
23:39, 06/04/2019

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit. The group We Build the Wall Inc. erected around 1,500 feet (457 meters) of...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Israel launches 'Trump Heights' on Golan, but construction may lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after U.S. President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political stumbles....
23:52, 06/16/2019

1 Dead In Fire At Under-Construction Navy Warship In Mumbai One person died after a major fire broke out in under-construction Navy ship Visakhapatnam at Mumbai's Mazagon Docks. The fire started in an air conditioning bay, according to an official. It took......
22:26, 06/21/2019

Fire On Under-Construction Warship Won't Impact Completion: Officials A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mumbai's Mazagon Dockyard, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious ''Project 15-B''......
17:13, 06/22/2019

Mexican president says Pemex will oversee construction of new refinery The construction of Mexico's new refinery will be overseen by state oil firm Pemex after the government declared the tender void, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday....
15:52, 05/09/2019

US construction spending was flat in April as housing fell WASHINGTON (AP) — Spending on U.S. construction projects was unchanged in April as another decline in home construction was offset by a big gain in government spending on projects like highways and hospitals. The Commerce Department says the flat rea...
16:13, 06/03/2019

Hard Rock Hotel construction back in action A tower crane popped up and construction resumed over the weekend after a curious, weeks-long pause at the Hard Rock Hotel site at 151 W. 48th St. But the construction manager for the 34-story, 225,000-square-foot project is now Aecom Tishman, not Pl...
09:00, 06/25/2019

Israel PM Inaugurates 'Trump Heights' On Golan, But Construction May Lag Israel approved in principle on Sunday a new community named after US President Donald Trump on a contested frontier zone with Syria - but construction looked likely to lag given Prime Minister......
05:52, 06/17/2019

US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell WASHINGTON (AP) — US construction spending was unchanged in April as homebuilding fell....
16:13, 06/03/2019

Israel approves Palestinian construction in West Bank Israel’s Cabinet has unanimously approved a proposal to build over 700 housing units for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank in addition to 6,000 Israeli settlement housing units...
13:52, 07/31/2019

Hawaiian Elders Protesting Telescope Construction Are Arrested When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construction has drawn heated opposition....
16:52, 07/18/2019

One killed, two others hurt in Long Island construction accident A construction worker was killed and two others hurt when they became entangled in wiring that got stuck under a pick-up truck on Long Island, authorities said....
20:03, 08/11/2019

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through T...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
09:00, 06/30/2019

Austrian construction group Porr hit by cyber attack Austrian construction company Porr detected a cyber attack on its communication infrastructure on Thursday and its telephone lines and emails were disrupted, the company said....
15:52, 05/02/2019

Russian city cancels cathedral construction after protests The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
06:13, 07/11/2019

Passengers Walked To LaGuardia Airport Because Construction And Traffic Were So Bad Is LaGuardia Airport the worst airport in the entire world? Is it the worst place in America, period? Well, given that passengers are now being forced to walk to the airport from the highway suggests that we might be moving into firm, 100 percent “ye...
14:13, 08/10/2019

| Pentagon frees $3.6bn for wall construction on Mexican border The US Defence Department said it was freeing up $3.6bn in funds budgeted for other projects to build a wall on the Mexican border as ordered by US President Donald Trump....
23:52, 09/04/2019

Barrel-Maker Starts Construction On Cooperage In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A barrel manufacturer has started construction on a $66.5 million cooperage in eastern Kentucky that’s expected to create 220 jobs in coming years. The Commonwealth Cooperage being built at Morehead by Independent Stave Co...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Indiana construction workers discover 12,000-year-old mastodon Construction workers excavating a new sewer line in Indiana unearthed what scientists believe to be the remains of a 12,000-year-old mastodon that roamed the area at the end of the last ice age....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Greek Construction Methods Now Pushed Back In Time Ancient Greeks used cranes over a century earlier than currently believed, according to a new scientific paper. ...
03:26, 08/30/2019

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

GHB: The new old drug taking over Berlin It's cheap, easy to make, and incredibly dangerous, and Berlin's night clubs may be complicit its trade and use. But targeting the clubs would also deprive the LGBT community of a precious oasis....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Germany's 16 states: Berlin 2019 Berlin celebrates itself — as a city of modernity, of women, of freedom. With 100 years of Bauhaus, 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and a public holiday dedicated to women....
17:26, 06/19/2019

German President Asks for ‘Forgiveness’ as He Marks 80th Anniversary of WWII Start Date in Poland (WARSAW, Poland) — Germany’s president expressed deep remorse for the suffering his nation inflicted on Poland and the rest of Europe during World War II, warning of the dangers of nationalism as world leaders gathered Sunday in the count...
02:13, 09/02/2019

Trump Administration to Hold Migrant Children at Base That Served as WWII Japanese Internment Camp The Trump Administration has opted to use an Army base in Oklahoma to hold growing numbers of immigrant children in its custody after running out of room at government shelters. Fort Sill, an 150-year-old installation once used to set up internment c...
02:00, 06/12/2019

Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
11:39, 07/24/2019

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s first ever coal-powered plant near the coastal town of...
11:39, 07/11/2019

Martha’s Vineyard tribe, town spar over casino construction BOSTON (AP) — Officials on Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts are battling a Native American tribe’s efforts to build a casino on the famous resort island. Aquinnah town officials asked a Boston federal judge Friday to require the Aquinna...
20:52, 05/31/2019

1,000 Crores Loan Granted To Speed Up Purvanchal Expressway Construction The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Tuesday approved a loan of Rs 1,000 crore to the state's expressways development authority to speed up the construction of Purvanchal Expressway connecting Ghazipur to......
23:00, 06/25/2019

Tokyo Olympics construction worker dies from suspected heatstroke Japan’s capital has had temperatures above 31C for two weeks, prompting fears for 2020 Games’ athletesHeatstroke is suspected in the death of a worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site, NHK national television has said, as the Japanese capital sw...
05:13, 08/09/2019

Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -report Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt with a 55% discount, Brazilian newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday....
11:52, 08/31/2019

Fear and Anger Over Construction of International Airport For Machu Picchu Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley in Peru is being put under threat of ‘irreparable damage’ as work to build an international airport to cater for ever increasing numbers of tourists begins. Land has been cleared in readiness for the construction wo...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Construction worker takes smoke break as crane balances mid-air A crane operator in Brooklyn took a smoke break as the small machine hung precariously mid-air on Thursday morning after workers overfilled the machine, according to authorities and photographs. The lift began tipping shortly before 8:30 a.m. in the ...
17:52, 07/25/2019

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
17:00, 04/28/2019

Is a construction company right in suing a cafe over the word cat? | Gene Marks Caterpillar has filed a cease and desist order against California’s Cat & Cloud Coffee for using the word on its apparel – but the coffee shop is fighting backI’ve always wondered about a small dry-cleaning business in South Philadelphia. I must have...
14:00, 06/02/2019

Conservationists applaud decision to halt construction of Rosemont Mine TUCSON -Wednesday night, a federal judge halted the construction of the Rosemont Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains, overturning the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of the plans for the project. Conservationists say this is a win. “This is a...
11:52, 08/02/2019

Penn Station construction to close over 10 retail businesses inside Progress is galloping ahead at Penn Station — and it’s trampling more than 10 retail businesses that have been there for years. Construction is slated to begin next week on a new entrance for the gritty commuter hub at Seventh Avenue and 33rd Street,...
13:13, 06/14/2019

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
19:00, 08/15/2019

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came in just before 8 a.m. for a gas leak near 236 Broadway, near the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge...
20:00, 08/29/2019

Trump Administration delays construction along border wall until October TUCSON – Construction for the U.S.- Mexico border wall in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument and Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge will be delayed until October after a legal challenge with conservation groups. According to court document...
06:39, 08/15/2019

Mexican regulator approves construction of Pemex oil refinery, with conditions Mexico's oil industry environmental regulator said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:52, 08/13/2019

White House to begin construction on taller fence this summer A border wall is not the only barrier the president has in the works. The White House is getting a new fence that’s almost double the height of the current one, according to reports. The new structure will be just over 13 feet tall. The current...
18:26, 06/08/2019

Images show construction of China's third aircraft carrier, thinktank says Satellite photos indicate bow and hull are already under assembly, ChinaPower says, and carrier is expected to be completed in 2022Recent satellite photographs indicate China’s construction of its third aircraft carrier is well under way, a Washingto...
05:13, 05/08/2019

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

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. C...
02:26, 05/11/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
09:26, 07/16/2019

Ga. cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers Law enforcement in Georgia posed as construction workers Wednesday to seek drivers on their phones or not wearing a seat belt near a busy intersection....
06:52, 06/21/2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem....
02:26, 07/19/2019

China Railway Construction says won't work with UBS on dollar-bond sale China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has decided not to cooperate with UBS for a planned dollar-bond sale, a spokesman at the Chinese infrastructure giant told Reuters on Monday....
08:26, 06/17/2019

Berlin street swarmed by 30,000 bees Tens of thousands of bees brought traffic in a busy street in Berlin's Neuköln district to a stop. Local beekeepers intervened within minutes of police responding to the scene....
08:52, 05/19/2019

Why nightingales love scruffy Berlin Berlin attracts more nightingales than almost any other European city. Although it's not an urban species, the little bird with the big voice seems to thrive in Germany's hectic capital....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Travelers get used to unfinished Berlin airport Having seen numerous delays, Berlin's new airport is scheduled to open in October 2020. But even that deadline is now being questioned. Travelers are not overly concerned, though, as Hardy Graupner found out....
11:39, 05/14/2019

Experience: I tunnelled under the Berlin Wall My real fear was the border guards and Stasi, who were listening for movement beneath the ground and digging their own tunnels to intercept oursIn 1961, I was 21 and studying civil engineering in East Germany. I was desperate to escape to the west; t...
14:39, 07/12/2019

Berlin to freeze rents for five years Renters are increasingly unable to afford housing in Berlin. An influential property-owners' association has called for landlords to raise rents before the bill can go into effect....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Google to open new Berlin office The US tech giant has planned several hundred new jobs for the new office. Locals have rejected Google's previous plans for a start-up campus over concerns for their rent and livelihoods....
22:39, 06/02/2019

Remembering the Berlin Wall – in pictures The order for work to start on building the Berlin Wall was issued on 13 August 1961. East German guards sealed the border, preventing an exodus to the west. Barbed wire was gradually replaced with the concrete barrier, which remained until 9 Novembe...
16:13, 08/13/2019

Germany: Jewish man attacked in Berlin German police are looking for two men who attacked a man wearing Jewish clothing while he was walking in Berlin. The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks in Germany has increased between 2017 and 2018....
15:26, 08/14/2019

Rabbi spat on and cursed at in Berlin Rabbi Yehuda Teichtal said two men spat on him while he was walking home from the synagogue with his son. German police are investigating the incident as a religiously-motivated crime....
20:13, 07/31/2019

Berlin startup fashion label: It's all in the bag A couple of years ago, a Berlin-based entrepreneur took a risky decision of starting yet another fashion label in a crowded market and focusing on bags and backpacks. His Indian partner has helped his business thrive....
18:52, 06/06/2019

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin Angela Merkel has again been seen shaking at a public appointment, after a previous incident was attributed to heat and dehydration. Germany is in the midst of a heat wave that has seen temperatures soar....
16:39, 06/27/2019

Techno in Berlin: After the hype, the downfall? Berlin is considered the mecca of free, untamed techno. But for how long? The clubs are taking a beating from big investors, gentrification and techno tourists. Politicians appear powerless to stop it....
16:26, 07/01/2019

Museums at night — a Berlin invention This weekend Berlin is holding another Long Night of Museums. There are now events like this in more than 120 cities worldwide, but Berlin is home to the mother of all museum nights....
14:26, 08/30/2019

Olympics construction worker among dead as heat wave batters Japan Searing conditions are causing many deaths across the country a year out from the Games, raising concerns about the health of spectators and athletes....
13:26, 08/10/2019

Lauren London Reveals Construction of Nipsey Hussle Tower Is Underway Since Nipsey Hussle’s murder in April, his former fiancée Lauren London has transformed her Instagram account into a vigil for the celebrated community organizer, entrepreneur, and recording artist. As she’s publicly mourned his absence and inconceiv...
13:52, 08/03/2019

Donors of border wall GoFundMe demand answers after months of no construction A private group dedicated to building a wall along the southwestern border has raised more than $20 million since the start of the year, but it’s yet to put a shovel in the ground. “We Build the Wall,” a nonprofit that started up during the December ...
06:26, 05/12/2019

Fingerprints of Ancient Masons Reveal Advanced Iron Age Construction Technique Sometimes a discovery really brings the past alive. One such is the recent discovery of 3000-year old fingerprints that have been found in the United Arab Emirates.  ...
02:39, 05/30/2019

Olympics construction worker dies as Tokyo swelters, heatstroke suspected A worker at a Tokyo Olympics construction site died on Thursday after being found unconscious while working outside, organisers said on Friday, with media saying heatstroke was suspected as the Japanese capital swelters through a deadly heatwave....
15:52, 08/09/2019

Canada's Trans Mountain restarts construction on contentious pipeline expansion Trans Mountain Corp has restarted construction on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, the company said on Wednesday, a year after the contentious project stalled because of regulatory delays....
19:39, 08/21/2019

Statue of Liberty's $100M museum opening this week after two years of construction The new Statue of Liberty museum is set to open its doors Thursday after more than two years of construction on the $100 million publicly funded project on Liberty Island....
15:00, 05/15/2019

US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes WASHINGTON (AP) — US home construction rises 5.7% in April, led by uptick in single-family homes....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Notre-Dame Construction Resumes in Paris, but Worries About Lead Remain Officials had shut down the work site over concerns about lead contamination. While stricter decontamination measures are now in place, concerns over safety persist....
00:13, 08/20/2019

The Punctilious Planning, Design, and Construction of the Ancient Round City of Baghdad Baghdad is the capital of Iraq but whereas the country of Iraq was founded only in 1958, the city of Baghdad had been established about 1200 years before by the Abbasids. Baghdad was built originally as a round city and was considered to be an archit...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
05:26, 05/25/2019

Trump Supporters Begin Construction Of Private US, Mexico Border Wall A US military veteran has launched construction on the first section of private border wall between the United States and Mexico, using money crowdsourced by supporters of President Donald Trump....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Arizona....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Local artists to paint murals on Fourth Avenue construction fence TUCSON – With their bright colors, culture and powerful messages, murals have become the cure to sad walls in Tucson. The Historic Fourth Avenue Coalition now wants to beautify the construction fences along Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street, where the o...
00:13, 08/17/2019

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
06:26, 05/30/2019

Trump administration raids military construction projects for border wall The Trump administration is carrying out plans to raid $3.6 billion in military construction projects to build the border wall, further inflaming lawmakers who have accused President Donald Trump of illegally overriding Congress’ spending decisions.D...
22:13, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Odebrecht's construction unit and bondholders agree to 55% discount -statement Odebrecht's construction unit OEC has signed an agreement with bondholders to restructure its debt at a 55% discount, cutting it from $3.2 billion to $1.4 billion, the conglomerate said in a statement on Friday....
11:52, 08/31/2019

Pentagon approves diversion of military construction funds for Trump’s wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper agrees to take $3.6 billion that was designated for 127 military construction projects to pay for 175 miles of border wall....
02:00, 09/04/2019

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
04:26, 06/02/2019

Protests rage against construction of massive telescope on sacred Hawaiian peak Mauna Kea is known to some native Hawaiians as a sacred volcano, but it could soon be home to a $1.4 billion telescope.        ...
07:26, 07/16/2019

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump's border wall funding More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
10:00, 09/04/2019

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
00:00, 06/16/2019

UK construction sector shrinks as Brexit uncertainty bites - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as Britain’s building sector suffers its worst month in over a yearLatest: UK construction PMI fell last month PMI dropped to 48.6, into contraction territoryBrexit uncertainty blamedEarlier...
11:39, 06/04/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Construction of Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project begins Monday MARANA – Starting Monday, crews will be working on the the Silverbell Road Sidewalk Infill Project Monday through Friday, from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Work includes new sidewalks, upgrading various curb ramps, improving various driveway aprons, and in...
09:52, 07/01/2019

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
23:39, 06/27/2019

Construction crane falls on busy Seattle street during storm, killing 4 One female and three males had died by the time firefighters had arrived Saturday afternoon, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins said.        ...
15:26, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Skanska profit beats forecast as construction margin improves Swedish building group Skanska's efforts to improve margins are on track, it said on Wednesday as it reported better than expected second-quarter operating profit....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Indonesia’s president calls for construction of giant sea wall around sinking Jakarta President Joko Widodo and his government are up against a tight timetable, including a forecast by experts that at the current rate, one-third of Jakarta could be submerged by 2050....
07:39, 07/28/2019

Gas plant construction makes WA history by moving 30,000 native animals to safety Other mining companies urged to follow suit after contractors at Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG plant spend seven years relocating faunaEnvironment contractors who relocated 30,000 animals during the construction of the Wheatstone LNG plant in Western Aust...
07:26, 07/26/2019

U.S. judge rejects Trump administration move to start wall construction A federal judge rejected on Thursday an effort by the Trump administration to begin construction on a wall on the border with Mexico while it appeals a ruling that found funding for the wall was likely not authorized by Congress....
11:00, 05/31/2019

Supreme Court OKs border wall construction amid legal fight The Supreme Court on Friday ruled in favor of the Trump administration beginning construction on a section of the border wall while it battles in court for the right to use Department of Defense funds to do so. ...
17:39, 07/27/2019

Judge dismisses lawsuit seeking to block construction of Obama center A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the construction of the Obama Presidential Center in lakeside Jackson Park — dealing a blow to environmentalists who sought to stop the project. US District Judge John Robert Blake...
00:26, 06/12/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre 'burned down almost completely' Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
17:26, 06/15/2019

Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that...
12:26, 06/15/2019

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
19:13, 05/21/2019

IFA 2019: 10 insane innovations from the backrooms in Berlin Berlin’s massive tech exhibition IFA was dominated by the big brands’ unveiling of phones and giant TVs, but beyond the headlines are hundreds of eye-catching new ideas. Is a digital teasmade insane? Possibly. How about a wearable air p...
00:39, 09/08/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
07:39, 06/15/2019

Setback for Hertha Berlin in 3-0 defeat to Wolfsburg Hertha Berlin's hopes of a bright new dawn with a fresh coach and new investor had a setback in a 3-0 defeat at home to Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga       ...
23:39, 08/25/2019

Berlin: Same-sex penguin couple's egg fails to hatch Hopes had been high for Skipper and Ping, two male emperor penguins who had long been trying to start a family. "Surely they will get the chance to become parents again in the future," the Berlin Zoo said....
08:39, 09/07/2019

1961: What Germany was like when the Berlin Wall was built Construction of the Berlin Wall began on August 13, 1961 – the same year birth control was introduced in Germany. It was also the beginning of what would become one of the biggest names in music history: The Beatles....
08:39, 08/13/2019

Britain, bread and the Berlin blockade, 70 years on In the postwar years, the UK played a major role in breaking the Berlin blockade. Back then, the way to win hearts and minds for democracy was through the stomach....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Germany’s Merkel shaking again at event in Berlin BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days at a ceremony in Berlin. The brief incident happened as Merkel stood alongside President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at an indoor event Thursda...
10:00, 06/27/2019

Berlin's Club der Visionäre damaged in blaze Club der Visionäre, a well-known party spot in Berlin's Kreuzberg district, has been partially gutted by a fire, authorities said. Emergency responders managed to stop the blaze before it reached a nearby gas station....
06:13, 06/16/2019

Union Berlin secure first ever Bundesliga promotion For the first time in seven years, a second-division side has won the Bundesliga relegation playoff. Union Berlin held on to secure a 0-0 draw in the second leg, a result that saw them promoted on away goals....
23:00, 05/27/2019

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

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped out a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
10:39, 07/31/2019

Berlin Zoo: First German-born pandas 'thriving' The panda twins born two weeks ago are showing first signs of how they'll look once they mature. Berlin Zoo has played down a newspaper poll suggesting they be named "Hong" and "Kong" in solidarity with protests there....
16:00, 09/14/2019

Brazilian Pentecostal church unwelcome in Berlin A Brazilian Pentecostal congregation wants to buy the New Nazareth Church in Berlin. The building is for sale, but local politicians don't want the evangelicals to have it, saying they don't belong in the neighborhood....
21:00, 09/14/2019

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War BERLIN (AP) — Berliners are celebrating the 70th anniversary of the day the Soviets lifted their blockade strangling West Berlin in the post-World War II years with a big party at the former Tempelhof airport in the German capital. Among the guests o...
16:39, 05/12/2019

Berlin's new BER airport finally tops-out Terminal 2 After 13 long years, the end seems to be in sight. The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport, which was supposed to open in 2011, has topped off a second terminal. The airport is meant to open next year....
03:00, 07/31/2019

Gay Penguins, and Their Hope for a Baby, Have Enchanted Berlin Two male penguins at Zoo Berlin have adopted an egg, delighting Germans and raising the prospect of the zoo’s first penguin chick in almost two decades....
18:13, 08/14/2019

Buemi beats Vandoorne to pole in Berlin "Nissan e.dams driver Sebastien Buemi took pole position for ABB FIA Formula E’s race in Berlin ahead of fellow ex-Formula 1 racer Stoffel Vandoorne."...
14:39, 05/25/2019

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

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
05:26, 05/29/2019

Police in Hawaii reportedly arresting protesters in standoff over construction of Mauna Kea telescope Native Hawaiian protesters are promising Wednesday to continue their blockade of an access road to the construction site of a mountaintop telescope on The Big Island -- despite an increased police presence -- in a bid to halt the project....
07:26, 07/18/2019

Trump administration asks for Supreme Court intervention over border wall construction The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to intervene and lift an injunction imposed by a lower federal court that blocks the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds to construct the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border....
00:39, 07/13/2019

Bid to quickly halt Central Park West bike lane construction fails A Manhattan judge on Wednesday declined to immediately halt construction of a protected bike lane on Central Park West, a day after a local condo board sued the city to stop the path. In denying the request for an injunction, Manhattan Supreme Court ...
23:52, 07/31/2019

This 1960s Comic Strip Claimed Nuclear Explosions Were the Future of Road Construction Nuclear weapons can wipe out an entire city in the blink of an eye, but what about all the good they can do? That was the pitch from this 1965 comic strip that extolled the virtues of nuclear bombs to build everything from highways to a “second Panam...
19:26, 07/17/2019

Actor Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking construction of telescope in Hawaii The Native Hawaiian Hollywood actor wore green leaf lei around his neck and the crown of his head as he attended a ceremony at the protest site on Wednesday....
07:26, 08/01/2019

Bedrock City in Arizona to open for summer before construction begins on Raptor Ranch Bedrock City, Arizona / Ryan Polei / Flickr PHOENIX (KPNX) – Arizonans will have the chance to say one final “yabba dabba doo!” to the state’s famed roadside attraction near Valle before most of the larger-than-life versions of the ...
17:52, 07/01/2019

Exclusive: Analysts - Images show construction on China's third - and largest - aircraft carrier Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
10:13, 05/07/2019

Brick & Mortar fund raises $97 million to make construction tech-savvy Brick & Mortar Ventures, a venture capital fund founded by a scion of family-run Bechtel Corp, said on Tuesday it had raised $97.2 million from leading construction-related companies as builders turn to 3D printing and other software to cut costs and...
23:13, 08/13/2019

Pace of border wall construction doubled, work on private land begins The Trump administration has stepped up the rebuilding of the dilapidated U.S.-Mexico border wall and is finally moving on new extensions of the 30-foot-high barrier as it aims to install 500 miles of a new “border system” by the end of next year, of...
22:26, 09/09/2019

Transportation Secretary Chao reportedly still holds construction co. stake she pledged to divest Elaine Chao's shares have risen in value by more than $40,000 since the month she said she would let go of them, the Wall Street Journal reported....
18:13, 05/28/2019

'National tragedy': Trump begins border wall construction in Unesco reserve Wall will traverse the entirety of the southern edge of the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument, one of the most biologically diverse regions in the USConstruction of a 30ft-high section of Donald Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Ca...
20:13, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:52, 08/13/2019

Exclusive: Images show construction on China's third and largest aircraft carrier - analysts Construction of China's first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Model 3 driver falls asleep with Autopilot on, promptly crashes into 11 construction barrels While Tesla’s Autopilot software has improved considerably over the past few years, there’s still plenty of room for improvement. Part of the problem is that Tesla owners seem to have a bad habit of using the feature improperly. While Tes...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Brick & Mortar Ventures launches $97 million construction tech venture fund Construction technology is a big thing, which is why Brick & Mortar Ventures has raised a $97 million fund to invest in building innovations.Read More...
06:26, 08/14/2019

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

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
06:52, 09/02/2019

Union Berlin draws 2-2 at Stuttgart in Bundesliga playoff STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Union Berlin twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Stuttgart and take a big step toward Bundesliga promotion in the first leg of their playoff on Thursday. Suleiman Abdullahi needed just 87 seconds to equalize for Union afte...
23:52, 05/23/2019

A tale of two cities’ housing crises: Dublin and Berlin The German capital has become a minefield for renters and the problem is becoming increasingly politicized. But in the Irish capital, Dublin, the situation has developed into a full-blown housing crisis....
03:26, 07/05/2019

Berlin honors victims 58 years after the Wall was built Victims of Berlin’s former Soviet-era Wall, whose construction began 58 years ago, are being remembered in the capital. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned of 'new walls' in electoral thinking....
05:39, 08/14/2019

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
06:13, 06/29/2019

Visiting a Berlin elementary school where German isn't always spoken Kids in Germany are trickling back to school as a debate heats up about holding back those with poor German. DW's Kate Brady visited a Berlin classroom to see the struggles and successes of German-language learners....
16:13, 08/17/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. Accordin...
01:13, 09/03/2019

IFA 2019: show dates, exhibitors and everything we expect to see in Berlin If you live in Europe and love technology, IFA 2019 should be on your radar. It's Europe's largest tech-filled tradeshow and acts as a showcase for all the cool tech like 4K TVs, soundbars, speakers and smartphones that are coming later thi...
21:00, 08/05/2019

Berlin zoo celebrates rare birth of panda twins Meng Meng delivered two cubs, which must eventually be returned to ChinaBerlin zoo has said its resident panda Meng Meng has delivered twins, the first time one of the endangered animals has given birth in the country.“Meng Meng became a mom – twice!...
15:00, 09/02/2019

Ante Covic appointed new Hertha Berlin manager The team's youth coach will take over as manager of the Bundesliga side next season. Covic said the appointment was "a childhood dream has come true."...
18:39, 05/12/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum quits following criticism BERLIN (AP) — The director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum is stepping down following strong criticism of the museum’s leadership by Germany’s Jewish community. A statement Friday said director Peter Schaefer was resigning to prevent furt...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Thousands in Berlin protest Iran's political repression Opponents of Iran's theocratic government have rallied in Berlin to protest the country's human rights record. They urged potential investors not to support the regime and said the West should not deals with Tehran....
04:39, 07/07/2019

Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
17:52, 04/28/2019

‘Things are quite special here’: Union Berlin prepare for the Bundesliga No East Berlin team has made it to the top division before and Union are determined not to let it change themIt counted as an emergency when, one day this summer, the Berlin district of Köpenick awoke to find itself daubed in blue. Overnight a group ...
11:00, 08/17/2019

| Teens try to collect ransom by faking a kidnapping in Berlin Berlin police say a 13-year-old girl and her 18-year-old friend have faked the girl's kidnapping to blackmail a ransom from her father, a move that led to a massive manhunt involving 280 officers in the German capital....
20:13, 04/28/2019

Berlin: We're not reducing number of embassy staffers in Iraq for now Germany is keeping the number of staff at its embassy and consulate in Iraq constant for now, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday after Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Director of Berlin’s Jewish Museum Quits After Spat Over B.D.S. Peter Schäfer stepped down after the museum became engaged in a dispute on Twitter about the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel....
01:52, 06/15/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Rammstein's second single 'Radio' debuts on a Berlin wall Following Rammstein's incendiary "Deutschland" video, the band is back with another single — and more ingenious promotion — as the song "Radio" is screened for the first time on a Berlin building....
16:26, 05/01/2019

Escaping Berlin for the Watery Wonders of the German Outdoors A kayak trip in the Spreewald — a wooded moorland that has been designated a Unesco-protected biosphere reserve — is an easy train trip from the city....
13:39, 09/06/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
23:39, 05/01/2019

Germany: Berlin reacts to far-right surge in eastern elections The far-right AfD may have come second in regional elections in Saxony and Brandenburg, but Germany's governing parties had been fearing even worse. Now, Berlin is searching for a strategy to deal with the new reality....
13:52, 09/02/2019

Berlin To Tighten Rules For Electric Scooter Users Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made......
22:26, 08/08/2019

Bundesliga club Union Berlin: Between idealism and reality Union Berlin hold cult status for many fans as a club that stands for more than just football. Yet before Union's historic first Bundesliga season, the balance between tradition and reality is already being challenged....
21:00, 08/16/2019

3 ways tech has gone astray at Berlin electronics show At big consumer tech shows like IFA in Berlin, the promise is progress. Here are three ways the tech industry is fumbling the path toward that vision.       ...
04:13, 09/10/2019

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium While every nuance of Rammstein’s tour makes the news in Germany on an almost daily basis, fans continue to devour the band's images, recordings and controversies. DW was in Berlin to capture the band's live show....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Merkel, Macron to host Balkans meeting in Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are hosting a meeting of Balkan leaders in Berlin, a move intended to restart deadlocked talks between Serbia and Kosovo....
12:00, 04/29/2019

René Pollesch to head Berlin's iconic Volksbühne The 56-year-old playwright and director will be the new director of Berlin's Volksbühne, Culture Senator Klaus Lederer confirmed on Wednesday. It's hoped that Pollesch will end years of turbulence at the theater....
01:26, 06/13/2019

Suspect in Polish slaying killed by police outside Berlin German police say they shot and killed a man who had fled from Poland after allegedly killing a woman, when he pulled a gun on them after they pulled over his car on a highway outside Berlin...
10:26, 09/12/2019

Union Berlin: Daring to dream of Bundesliga football Union Berlin are set to face Stuttgart for the chance to play in the Bundesliga next season. In an era of rampant commercialism, they are dreaming of giving fans in the top flight a different in-stadium experience....
03:00, 05/23/2019