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Australia pushes Pacific islands to drop calls for stronger climate action

Australia stepped up efforts on Wednesday to convince Pacific Islands to abandon calls for tougher climate change goals, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the tiny island...

Australia pushes Pacific islands to drop calls for stronger climate action

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Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgent action on climate change at a regional meeting in Tuvalu.Eighteen leaders including Australia’s Sc...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that removed on Thursday as Pacific leaders including Scot...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to survive “because many of their workers come here to pick our fruit”, Australia’s deputy prime minister has said. Michael M...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
17:00, 08/15/2019

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are being met by the children of Tuvalu, who sit submer...
12:34, 08/11/2019

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece where he called for “rapid and deep change in how we do business, generate power, build cities and feed the world.”   ...
22:51, 05/29/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this weekend, where he will speak to people living on so...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Pacific leaders plead with Australia to drop plans to carry over emissions credits Nadi Bay declaration issues blunt warning: coral atoll nations could be uninhabitable as early as 2030Pacific leaders have called on Australia to abandon plans to use carry-over credits to meet Paris climate targets and to immediately stop new coalmining, warning some of their countries could be uni...
05:51, 07/31/2019

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Islands Forum, there was one subject destined to dwa...
09:17, 08/18/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
14:17, 08/13/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
20:00, 08/16/2019

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions to 1....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
22:17, 06/28/2019

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging Australia to commit to urgent action to reduce emis...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
16:00, 08/12/2019

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fail if his government doesn’t take meaningful action...
03:51, 06/08/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
15:17, 06/27/2019

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
19:00, 08/05/2019

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multibillion dollar operation involving cocaine and m...
02:00, 06/24/2019

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does not increase its foothold in the Pacific, protecti...
09:34, 05/27/2019

Australia PM in Solomon Islands to build ties with eye on China Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the first visit by an Australian leader in more than a decade as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence in the Pacific....
14:00, 06/02/2019

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance to Taiwan. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced ...
07:51, 06/03/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in September....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large rotating storm that forms over tropical or subtropical waters in the Atlantic. These low pressure weather systems draw upon warm water and atmospheric mo...
11:51, 05/20/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
15:34, 06/13/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theatre" where the US would support partner nations against attempts by any one nation to control it....
09:17, 06/01/2019

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
08:00, 06/13/2019

Australia to create new Pacific military unit in bid to woo the region Australia will create a new military unit dedicated to training and assisting Pacific allies, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said on Tuesday, as Canberra accelerates plans to undercut Chinese influence in the region....
07:51, 07/23/2019

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:51, 06/11/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
14:17, 08/13/2019

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: all factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But political roadblocks at home and abroad could complicate action....
21:51, 06/04/2019

More dogs are getting sick as climate changes pushes diseases into new parts of the US From heartworms to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to Lyme disease, climate change means more dogs are getting sick.        ...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Australia's deputy PM apologises to Pacific for fruit picking comments 'if any insult was taken' Michael McCormack offers qualified apology after remarks about climate change and seasonal workers caused outrageMichael McCormack has apologised to Pacific Island nations for his comments that they will survive the climate crisis – in part – “because many of their workers come here to pick our frui...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese officials were far more tactful and better mannered....
12:34, 08/17/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji on Wednesday, the U.N. leader says he wants to learn about the work being undertaken by island commu...
11:00, 05/15/2019

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia hold first naval drills in Western Pacific U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined exercise in the Western Pacific, the U.S. Navy said on Thursday....
09:17, 05/23/2019

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on Wednesday, after his announcement of $500m in climate funding for the Pacific fell flat, with regional leaders saying that no matt...
22:34, 08/14/2019

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
10:17, 06/14/2019

North Korea's Kim calls for stronger strike power and directs missile firing, state media says The call for "full combat posture" by Kim Jong Un came while the United States announced it had seized a large cargo ship for carrying an illegal shipment of coal....
11:00, 05/10/2019

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such policies can avoid significant numbers of premature deaths. But other nations downwind from the host ...
01:51, 07/30/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
03:00, 08/15/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
02:34, 05/16/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential threat to the region.“[Australia] has been lagging ...
05:34, 05/22/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s prime minister, Enele Sopoaga, over Australia’s “re...
12:00, 08/16/2019

Tax carbon, not people: UN chief issues climate plea from Pacific 'frontline' Antonio Guterres hears from leaders at Fiji summit who warn region is facing ‘an unprecedented global catastrophe’Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if damage to the Pacific from climate change is to be...
05:34, 05/15/2019

Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs Japan pushed back on Tuesday against calls from South Korea to scrap restrictions on high-tech exports to its Asian neighbor, as a diplomatic row over forced wartime labor escalates between the two key U.S. allies....
07:17, 07/09/2019

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
22:34, 08/16/2019

Daily on Energy: Democratic campaign chair pushes for rural America in climate change plans Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
23:34, 08/07/2019

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg pushes back on calls for breakup of tech giant Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg said recent calls for the tech giant to be broken up won't address the issues that have prompted a backlash against Big Tech. ...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Australia's BlueScope Steel forecasts weak first-half, shares drop Australia's BlueScope Steel Ltd warned lower sales margins would crimp first half earnings as it posted a fall in full-year profit on Monday, prompting the biggest drop in the company's shares in two years....
05:17, 08/19/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medical products worldwide; drought in Somalia; and up...
00:00, 05/16/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submerge low-lying nations....
03:00, 05/15/2019

Uber Faces Class-Action Suit in Australia Uber Technologies is alleged to have destroyed livelihoods and operated in Australia illegally, in a lawsuit brought by thousands of taxi and limousine drivers, broadening legal challenges ahead of one of the biggest initial public offerings this year....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Australia's AMP hit with class-action lawsuit from pension account holders Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn said on Thursday it has filed a class-action lawsuit against wealth manager AMP Ltd on the behalf of all AMP superannuation fund account holders....
03:51, 05/30/2019

FX collusion scandal reaches Australia, class action launched An Australian law firm filed a class action lawsuit on Monday against five major international investment banks accusing them of colluding to rig foreign exchange rates during 2008-2013 to jack up profits at the expense of businesses and investors....
06:17, 05/27/2019

Australia won't reach Paris target without action on transport, LNG and coal, expert says Morrison government urged to address where greenhouse gas emissions are rising substantiallyThe challenge the Morrison government faces in meeting future climate targets without new policies is underlined by an analysis that breaks down how significantly greenhouse gas emissions are increasing from ...
04:34, 07/02/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
17:34, 04/29/2019

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
10:00, 05/30/2019

Australia's Crown Resorts shares drop as stake sale to Melco dampens buyout hope Australian casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd saw its shares tumble on Friday, after a surprise $1.2 billion selldown by founder James Packer to Hong Kong's Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd dampened hopes for a full buyout....
07:00, 05/31/2019

Cricket World Cup bails controversy under the microscope as India and Australia call for action India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch have called for cricketing authorities to take action after yet another controversial incident involving the stumps at this summer's World Cup....
11:34, 06/10/2019

Bystanders leap into action and subdue a man suspected of killing a woman, stabbing others in Australia A knife-wielding man is suspected of slaying a woman in Sydney, Australia. Bystanders used a milk crate and chair to restrain him.        ...
09:17, 08/14/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
18:34, 05/17/2019

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive resolution. But climate change is different, he tells ...
14:17, 06/13/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
23:00, 05/24/2019

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:00, 07/19/2019

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
09:00, 07/10/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent action is taken to cut CO2 emissions.Francesca Os...
17:51, 05/31/2019

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The question is: what is practically possible? How can w...
16:51, 07/09/2019

Australia’s Politics May Be Changing With Its Climate Australia feels the brunt of climate change. Now, as elections approach, its politicians are trying to figure out how to manage the anxiety of voters....
18:00, 05/07/2019

After Another Serious Crash, Driver Calls For IndyCar To Drop Pocono Raceway A serious crash stopped IndyCar’s ABC Supply 500 at Pocono Raceway on lap one today, a day that’s just year after another crash at the track paralyzed driver Robert Wickens from the waist down. Though no one sustained critical injuries this time, Wickens and many onlookers are calling for IndyCar to...
06:51, 08/19/2019

Israel Folau starts legal action against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs Israel Folau has formally begun legal proceedings against Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Waratahs following his dismissal for a code of conduct breach....
21:51, 08/01/2019

Bystanders leap into action and subdue a man suspected of killing woman, attempting to stab several others in Australia A knife-wielding man is suspected of slaying a woman in Sydney, Australia. Bystanders used a milk crate and chair to restrain him.        ...
17:17, 08/13/2019

Time Is Now thousands march in London for urgent climate action Climate Coalition and Greener UK rally urges MPs to act over critical loss of natureThousands of people, including primary school children and members of the Women’s Institute, have lobbied MPs, calling for urgent action to tackle the climate emergency and critical loss of nature.About 12,000 people...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green charities.Theresa May, in one of her last acts as...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letterMore than 1,000 doctors including 40 professors, several eminent public health figures and past presidents of royal colleges are calling for widespread nonviolent civil disobedience in the face of the environment...
08:17, 06/27/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said....
19:51, 06/26/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “a brutal act of injustice toward the poor and futu...
21:51, 06/14/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30 years, according to new research published in Cli...
21:34, 05/01/2019

Pakistan calls on UNICEF to drop actress Priyanka Chopra as an ambassador Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and the Indian government amid heightened tensions in the disputed region of Kashmir make a "mockery" of the position....
07:34, 08/23/2019

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.About 50 members of the group ...
02:17, 05/23/2019

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
03:17, 06/11/2019

US Residents Demand Climate Action, As Long As It Doesn't Cost Much: Poll Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take "aggressive" action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a......
16:51, 06/26/2019

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he understands their fears, but is hopeful for the future....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
17:00, 05/23/2019

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emphasis on social justice. Critics contend that the ...
09:17, 06/11/2019

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
00:17, 05/25/2019

Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies meeting this week....
03:00, 06/26/2019

G20 summit could fail as Macron and Trump disagree on climate change action The G20 summit could fail over a commitment to tackle climate change as the French president prepares to veto any final communique if the US waters down the language....
07:34, 06/29/2019

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centres in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
15:34, 07/02/2019

Islanders complain to U.N. over Australia's climate change inaction A group of islanders off Australia's north coast are set to file a human rights complaint to the United Nations against the Australian government on Monday over inaction on climate change, which they say is threatening their homes, their lawyers said....
08:34, 05/13/2019

Australia's opposition leader campaigns on health, climate Australia's opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks....
15:34, 05/05/2019

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Australia: Counting begins after climate-focused election Australia's parliamentary vote has turned into a cliffhanger, as the ruling conservative coalition appears to have fended off a possible upset from the Labor party. Climate change was a major factor in the campaign....
15:17, 05/18/2019

Australia’s opposition leader campaigns on health, climate CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s opposition party officially has launched its election campaign, putting health care and climate change at the forefront of its bid for election within two weeks. Center-left Labor Party leader Bill Shorten on Sunday promised to spend billions of dollars p...
13:17, 05/05/2019

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
12:00, 08/09/2019

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
02:17, 07/10/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate emergency and block all new coal and gas projects, including Adani’s Carmichael mine.In an open letter...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn't cost much): Reuters poll Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday....
13:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
00:51, 06/13/2019

Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20Superannuation funds and investors representing US$34tn in assets – nearly half of the total under management across the globe – have called on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out c...
06:51, 06/26/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change....
23:34, 05/10/2019

Extinction Rebellion: hitting a nerve at Australia's climate flashpoint The amorphous climate action group has fired up activists and opponents alike as it tries to shut down BrisbaneThe Extinction Rebellion protesters think you should be angry. They want politicians and opinion columnists to be angry. The more people they upset stopping traffic in the Brisbane city cen...
06:17, 08/11/2019

David Attenborough says it's 'extraordinary' climate deniers are in power in Australia Celebrated naturalist’s most vivid impression of human impact on the planet is Great Barrier Reef bleachingDavid Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where people in power remained climate change deniers despite the country facing some of the worst effect...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Climate change takes centre stage in Australia's election Two contenders for PM have very different messages about how to address environmental emergencyAs political leaders travel across Australia to deliver their election talking points in farms, factories and sports fields, they are criss-crossing a country in the grip of a rolling climate emergency.In ...
09:34, 05/07/2019

Lawyer calls for action as more disabled Mounties allege they were forced out “If you are maintaining a list of people wronged by the RCMP, please add my name" — a Global News investigation has sparked new concerns about Mountie dismissals....
16:00, 06/01/2019

India At G20 Calls For Joint Action Against Fugitive Economic Offenders India pitched the need for joint action against economic offenders at the 'Group of 20' summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday, calling on the G20 countries to deny safe haven to business magnates on the......
20:34, 06/29/2019

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action....
05:17, 08/14/2019

Sagan calls for action over 'crazy' Tour de France heat "Peter Sagan has called on the CPA (the riders’ association) to protect the Tour de France participants after temperatures surpassed 40C on Tuesday."...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Recycling industry calls for dollars and action after decision to end exports Australian Council of Recycling warns 4.5m tonnes of waste could end up in domestic landfill without investmentAustralia’s recycling industry has said the “nice words” of a government agreement on recycling must be backed up with funding and action to be “transformative” to the sector.The Australian...
04:17, 08/13/2019

Lampard calls for more action after racial abuse of Chelsea's Abraham "Chelsea coach Frank Lampard says he felt \"disgusted\" when he heard about the racist abuse striker Tammy Abraham received following their UEFA Super Cup loss to Liverpool and urged social media companies to take stricter action."...
18:00, 08/16/2019

OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife and her friend, has spurred sharp critici...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Calls grow to drop case against US Marine and activists in North Korean embassy intrusion The Justice Department is charging two men accused of intruding into the North Korean embassy in Madrid, Spain, and grabbing computers, thumb drives and a cell phone that they then handed over to the FBI....
09:17, 05/08/2019

Cloudflare CEO defends decision to drop website used by El Paso shooting suspect, calls it 'lawless' Since announcing the move to cut off 8chan, the U.S. cybersecurity company has faced criticism from some who say it is wrongfully policing the internet....
17:34, 08/05/2019

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
02:17, 07/17/2019

News Analysis: It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened? On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on carbon emissions and coal....
10:51, 05/19/2019

Paul Pogba: Man Utd's Harry Maguire calls for action after racist abuse Manchester United's Harry Maguire calls on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after team-mate Paul Pogba is subjected to racist abuse online....
19:34, 08/20/2019

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites One of the most important organisations in astronomy has waded into the row about SpaceX's global internet Starlink satellites ruining observations of the night sky...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Philadelphia mayor calls for gun control action after officers injured in standoff Jim Kenney urged state and federal government to stand up to NRA or ‘then let us police ourselves’The mayor of Philadelphia has joined a growing chorus of calls for America to take action on gun control after a dramatic shooting incident in which six police officers were wounded as they served a dru...
01:00, 08/16/2019

Florida Shooting Survivor Calls for Action: ‘We’re Children. You Guys Are the Adults.’ David Hogg, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, pleaded with lawmakers to act. “Students are dying trying to get an education,” he said....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Australia's Morrison calls for more prayer and religious freedom Australia needs more prayer, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a devout Christian, has said, vowing that his administration would do whatever needed to be done by way of legislation to protect religious expression, now at the center of a national debate....
12:34, 07/10/2019

‘Revved up climate action’ needed to counter ‘prolonged’ and deadly storms like Cyclone Idai: Guterres Cyclone Idai and the mounting death toll is “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, warning that vulnerable countries like Mozambique, would be hit the hardest unless urgent action is taken by nations across the world....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased ambition, ahead of his climate summit in Septembe...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Fiji PM rebuffs 'move to higher ground' advice as Australia frets over climate Fiji's prime minister hit back on Wednesday at remarks by an Australian politician that Fijians should seek higher ground in response to rising seas, backed up by a poll showing Australian voters see global warming as their top threat....
12:34, 05/08/2019

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel exports is factored in, research suggests.Under cl...
23:17, 07/07/2019

Australia's climate change inaction is now bipartisan. Protest is all we have left | Jeff Sparrow Queensland Labor gearing up to criminalise activism is only a taste of the kind of intimidation that’s likely to come“Even though I was the one who had been assaulted, I was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. […] I will never forgive or forget what came next. I was ‘verballed’ by ...
14:34, 08/22/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
11:17, 06/16/2019

Japan's labor minister dismisses calls to drop women's obligation to wear high heels in offices Japan's labor minister said it is "necessary" for companies to enforce dress codes that require women to wear high heels, according to Kyodo News....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament        ...
13:00, 06/04/2019

Australia Calls On China To Allow Uighur Mother And Son Leave Country Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, stepping up pressure on Beijing days after Canberra co-signed a letter......
09:34, 07/17/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
01:17, 05/10/2019

Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. behavior rather than "word-play"....
19:34, 06/02/2019

Fears Hong Kong protests could turn violent amid calls to 'escalate action' Protesters have given authorities until Thursday afternoon to answer demands to retract extradition billHong Kong is bracing for fresh rallies on Friday, which many fear could turn violent, as protesters gave city authorities until Thursday to meet their demands on the retraction of the city’s contr...
12:17, 06/19/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
09:34, 06/01/2019

Inference Solutions partners with Pizza Hut Australia to answer calls with chatbots San Francisco-based Inference Solutions has teamed up with Pizza Hut Australia to deploy intelligent call center agents that route customers.Read More...
18:17, 07/10/2019

Australia's finance minister calls for an 'ongoing commitment to free trade' "We would argue that an ongoing and protracted trade war is not in anybody's interest," said Mathias Cormann, Australia's finance minister....
13:34, 06/28/2019

UN chief calls for 2050 zero emissions plans – but Australia remains tightlipped Countries asked to flag plans for net zero emissions by 2050, but so far Australia is only talking about its 2030 targetThe United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, has written to all heads of state asking countries to outline their plans to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, but at this...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
22:34, 06/28/2019

Israel Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia over 'unlawful' sacking Israel Folau has launched legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated following a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" homosexuals....
14:34, 06/06/2019

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred years.“From his size and weight and general health,” ...
00:34, 06/15/2019

Calls for legislative change to limit citizen vehicle data collection and use in Australia The National Transport Commission has asked for a reform, requiring states and territories to agree to broad principles on limiting government collection, use, and disclosure of automated vehicle data....
07:17, 08/13/2019

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
03:00, 07/08/2019

Hong Kong protests condemned by China as 'horrendous' as state media calls on 'forceful' action to end unrest Another weekend of violent clashes between protestors and police in Hong Kong spurred officials in China on Monday to blame Western forces while also calling for authorities to take more "forceful" action to restore order in the city....
22:17, 07/29/2019

Calls increase for Democrats to face climate change in Miami MIAMI (AP) — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of south Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week’s presidential debates in the low-lying city. The City of Miami has a $400 million bond program t...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
11:00, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
19:34, 06/15/2019

LeBron James calls for 'swift action' against Warriors part-owner who shoved Kyle Lowry in NBA Finals Game 3 Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James called Thursday for "swift action" to be taken against a part-owner of the Golden State Warriors who shoved Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry....
06:51, 06/07/2019

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord....
22:17, 06/26/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls Joe Biden’s climate change plan a ‘dealbreaker’ Joe Biden’s reported plan to deal with climate change is a “dealbreaker” for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The New York Democrat, who authored the leftist Green New Deal to fight global warming, said Biden’s plans shows a “lack of leadership.” A Biden adviser had described t...
23:17, 05/11/2019

Calls increase for Dems to address climate change at Miami debates MIAMI — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week’s presidential debates in the low-lying city. The City of Miami has a $400 million bond program to finance c...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Scheer calls Trudeau a ‘high-carbon hypocrite’ who is using climate change as a distraction Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will support a Liberal motion declaring climate change a national emergency if the Liberals agree to amend it to admit their climate-change plan is a hypocritical failure....
23:17, 05/15/2019

Siberian fires continue to wreak havoc, Greenpeace calls it a 'climate catastrophe' Authorities have suggested the wildfires were started intentionally in order to cover up illegal logging. Greenpeace has expressed outrage at the way the situation has been handled....
05:34, 08/08/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
04:34, 05/17/2019

Democratic national committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that would have dedicated one of the 12 Democratic debate...
00:00, 08/23/2019

Climate-centric 2020 candidate Jay Inslee calls for mandating 100% clean energy by 2030 Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee released a plan Friday to impose a 100% clean energy mandate, requiring all U.S. electricity to be carbon-neutral by 2030....
17:51, 05/03/2019

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
14:34, 05/02/2019

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversity....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
03:00, 08/09/2019

At $8,000, Would You Drop The Hammer on This 1985 Toyota Celica GT-S Drop Top? Summer will be here officially in just a few days, and what better way to celebrate its arrival than in a convertible like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Celica? Let’s find out if its price is worth celebrating as well....
20:34, 06/18/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'green industrial revolution' and warns declaring climate emergency is not enough Jeremy Corbyn has called for a green industrial revolution to tackle climate change and warned that more than simply declaring an "emergency" must be done to tackle the crisis....
03:17, 05/02/2019

Motorola One Action leak teases mysterious 'Action Cam' rear lens Motorola is really embracing the Motorola One series, as the Motorola One Vision was released in May 2019 and we've already heard rumors about its two successors. The first is the Motorola One Zoom, and the second is the Motorola One Action, which we've just heard a lot of information abou...
17:34, 08/15/2019

DJI Osmo Action is the company's first 4K rugged action camera If you've been paying attention to DJI's social channels, you'll have seen the company teasing something aquatic in nature for the past week, along with the line "unleash your other side". Well, the wait now over, and the company has confirmed that what it's referring to isn&apos...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Australia tracks Chinese warship headed toward U.S.-Australia war games Australian defense officials said on Monday they were tracking a Chinese surveillance ship that is expected to position itself just outside of its territorial waters to monitor military exercises between Australia and the United States....
08:00, 07/08/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: David Warner, Australia Player To Watch Out For Back in the fray after a scandalous exit from all cricket after the ball-tampering row, David Warner is going to be one of the players to watch out for in the Australian World Cup 2019 squad....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Brooks Koepka not only PGA contender who’s getting stronger Danny Lee knew he had to get stronger and longer if he was going to be able to compete on the PGA Tour. So he spent the past year and a half lifting weights and working on his technique, hoping to gain the extra yardage that would allow him to compete with the Brooks Koepkas......
07:00, 05/17/2019

GM Sees Stronger Rest of 2019 General Motors’s operating profit in the second quarter slipped as sales cooled, but the auto maker offered an upbeat outlook for the rest of the year....
18:51, 08/01/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
18:17, 05/12/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
04:00, 06/03/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
16:00, 06/25/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
23:51, 05/28/2019

Women's World Cup: Are the US even stronger in 2019 than 2015? USA go to France as defending champions. But how do they stack up against the team that lifted the trophy in Canada four years ago?If the US women’s national team are going to win their second straight Women’s World Cup, we now know the squad that will do it. But how does this current squad compares...
13:00, 05/03/2019

| Bulls, Jaguares: Who has stronger tour stomach? Respective, fast-approaching Australasian tours by the Bulls and Jaguares could determine the destiny of the SA conference honours, says Rob Houwing....
02:34, 05/06/2019

Trump says he wants stronger gun checks, but reneged in past WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed on Monday he wants legislation providing “strong background checks” for gun users, but he provided no details and has reneged on previous promises to strengthen gun laws after mass shootings. Trump tweeted Monday about the weekend shootings in Texas a...
01:00, 08/06/2019

Federer wary of fresher, stronger Nishikori Roger Federer believes his Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Kei Nishikori is ready to challenge for Grand Slams after the Japanese number one seems to have found a way to reach the latter stages without getting tangled up in marathon matches....
08:17, 07/10/2019

Trump backs away from stronger gun background checks Trump had initially showed support for strengthening the federal background check system -- so that "sick people don't get guns" -- following the massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas. But he appears to have softened his stance, telling reporters that "we have very, very strong backgrou...
01:34, 08/21/2019

'There's going to be aftershocks': Southern California hit by second, stronger earthquake A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
19:17, 07/06/2019

U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party's People's Daily wrote in a front page commentary that evoked the patriotic spirit of past wars....
05:34, 05/17/2019

The case for US stimulus just got weaker. Europe's is only getting stronger 1. America vs. Europe: The United States and Europe could both soon turn on the stimulus taps. The events of the past week have bolstered the case in Europe, but undermined it in the United States....
06:34, 07/08/2019

Espargaro: KTM's MotoGP engine now stronger than Yamaha's Pol Espargaro says KTM's MotoGP engine is now stronger than that of Yamaha, after he passed Valentino Rossi "like he was stopped" during Friday practice at Mugello...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
18:00, 05/20/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
21:51, 05/17/2019

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
02:17, 08/20/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
01:34, 05/18/2019

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
05:51, 05/23/2019

The world’s 2 most expensive countries are islands The most expensive countries in the world, according to new cost-of-living indices, are the Cayman Islands in the Caribbean and Bermuda.       ...
17:17, 07/25/2019

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
00:51, 06/08/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:17, 08/17/2019

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
13:51, 08/03/2019

Puffins fill up nesting islands despite challenges The National Audubon Society says Atlantic puffins are well on their way to setting a record. They're having most successful mating seasons in years.        ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the proposal, which it claimed would eradicate tens of ...
04:34, 07/09/2019

Parts of Marshall Islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
13:17, 07/17/2019

"Development Stronger Than Might Of Bullets, Bombs": PM On Mann Ki Baat Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that those trying to spread hate and obstruct development works in Kashmir will never succeed as he cited a recent government exercise to assert that power......
10:17, 07/28/2019

Why Blocking Hate Sites Like 8chan May Only Make Them Stronger Like the gunman who killed 50 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March, the man who killed one person in a Poway, Calif., synagogue on April 27 announced his intentions on 8chan, an anonymous online message board with a reputation for violent extremism. In the wake of these and other murders,...
13:51, 05/02/2019

Wolff: Online abuse only makes Mercedes stronger "Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the \u0027haters\u0027 have only strengthened the Formula One champions\u0027 resolve."...
16:00, 06/24/2019

Japanese shares slip as stronger yen dents exporters Japanese stocks slipped on Wednesday as a strong yen took a toll on exporters, although an overnight bounce by Wall Street following the recent tumble helped limit the overall losses....
08:00, 08/07/2019

Car industry no-deal Brexit warnings grow stronger Mini Cooper is one of the most popular cars exported from Britain SMMT claims frictionless trade is only way to preserve 'just-in-time' business model Britain’s car industry has called on the government to maintain frictionless trade at borders in the event of a hard Brexit, to avert a catastroph...
20:17, 06/26/2019

Struggling Macron pleads for stronger Europe before EU vote PARIS (AP) — Ahead of important European elections, French President Emmanuel Macron is pleading for a stronger Europe to stand up to U.S. and Chinese dominance. Macron expressed concern Thursday about the rise of extremist views, saying “if you fragment Europe, there is no chance you have a s...
18:34, 05/16/2019

Froome must come back stronger, says team-mate Poels "Wout Poels has told his team-mate and four-times Tour de France winner Chris Froome to \"come back stronger\" after suffering a suspected broken leg."...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump: 'Our horror only makes him stronger' Late-night hosts discussed the president’s desperate attempts to distance himself from his rally crowd’s racist chant Late-night hosts criticised Donald Trump’s desperate attempts to try to separate himself from a racist chant at one of his rallies this week Related: Seth Meyers to Trump: 'If their ...
21:51, 07/19/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days....
18:18, 07/06/2019

Stronger Dollar Looms Large This Earnings Season The dollar has remained steady despite expectations for lower interest rates, posing a challenge for large multinational companies that need to convert foreign profits into the U.S. currency....
18:17, 07/16/2019

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
13:34, 07/18/2019

Online abuse only makes us stronger, says Mercedes boss Mercedes have endured a torrent of online abuse in the two weeks since the Canadian Grand Prix but team boss Toto Wolff says the 'haters' have only strengthened the Formula One champions' resolve....
19:51, 06/24/2019

Rest for the weary: Warriors will only get stronger with break before NBA Finals These six straight wins since Kevin Durant went down have been as impressive a stretch as coach Steve Kerr has had during his tenure.        ...
07:17, 05/22/2019

'Our differences make us stronger,' IRA graffiti painted over after killing Pro-IRA graffiti in the Londonderry area of Northern Ireland where journalist Lyra McKee was shot dead last month have been replaced by colorful images and messages in defiance of the militant group responsible for her killing....
21:17, 05/06/2019

UN envoy warns threat of Yemen’s fragmentation gets stronger The U.N. envoy for Yemen is warning that fragmentation of the war-torn Arab nation “is becoming a stronger and more pressing threat” making peace efforts that have been frustratingly slow more urgent than ever...
21:34, 08/20/2019

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weekend in Britain....
01:00, 07/16/2019

Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
09:51, 05/08/2019

Better, faster, stronger: daft to think Man City won’t improve, says Guardiola • Manager warns rivals: ‘Next season we will be stronger’• Spaniard says he will not need to give a team-talk at BrightonPep Guardiola has delivered a stark warning to the rest of the Premier League by declaring he is certain Manchester City will be “stronger, better” next season. Related: Mancheste...
06:34, 05/12/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
09:00, 07/12/2019

Roku Shares Jump After Stronger-Than-Expected Results Roku’s stock rose about 9% in after-hours trading after the company delivered better-than-expected first-quarter results and raised its outlook for 2019....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:51, 07/13/2019

Nasdaq: The pipeline for Chinese companies listing in the US is 'stronger than it's ever been' "It seems like we will have over 40 IPOs from China, [which] are coming to the U.S. this year. So [2019] could be the strongest year ever," said Bob McCooey, chairman of Nasdaq Asia-Pacific....
06:51, 05/08/2019

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground on a coral reef and leaked oil earlier this year.On Monday, an estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite, th...
13:00, 07/05/2019

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
05:17, 08/20/2019

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
19:34, 08/18/2019

'One day we'll disappear': Tuvalu's sinking islands | Eleanor Ainge Roy Rising seas are on the verge of swallowing two of the tiny archipelago’s nine islands, and the encroaching waves haunt locals’ dreams On the hottest days, Leitu Frank feels like she can’t breathe any more. The housewife and mother of five decamps from her airless concrete home to catch the breeze in...
12:51, 05/16/2019

Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain’s Canary Islands Authorities on Spain’s Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) since it broke out a day ago...
19:00, 08/18/2019

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old daughter and the third victim and his daughter, whe...
05:00, 08/07/2019

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Thousands flee from ‘monster’ wildfire on Canary Islands A major, out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands is throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people...
19:51, 08/19/2019

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
04:51, 05/23/2019

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left the UK diplomatically isolated and was also a mea...
22:34, 05/22/2019

FBI searches Jeffrey Epstein's home in Virgin Islands News of the search came days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan, where he faced child sex trafficking charges....
01:18, 08/13/2019

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of the world, and with US president Donald Trump’s ambition to own Greenland seemingly thwarted, there ...
09:00, 08/22/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research....
19:00, 05/17/2019

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
21:51, 07/05/2019

Corbyn condemns May's defiance of Chagos Islands ruling Exclusive: Labour leader accuses PM of disregarding international lawJeremy Corbyn has written to the prime minister condemning her decision to defy a ruling of the UN’s principal court which concluded that Britain should hand back the Chagos Islands to Mauritius.In a letter to Theresa May, the Labo...
20:51, 05/01/2019

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
04:51, 07/24/2019

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return the islands to Mauritius within six months. The 193...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of a political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on the archipelago which inspired Charles Darwin’s ...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Sustainable tourism: why the Faroe Islands closed for maintenance When the north Atlantic islands shut for a weekend to all but ‘voluntourists’ doing conservation projects, it was a win-win for locals and visitorsThe road tunnel to Gásadalur was built 15 years ago. Until then, residents of this tiny village on Vágar, one of the Faroe Islands, relied on intermitten...
23:17, 05/08/2019

North Carolina's islands: the beauty of the Outer Banks The remote, pristine islands of North Carolina are rich with dunes, wildlife – and the ghost of BlackbeardThere is no horizon: only the odd hint indicates what is water and what is sky. A dolphin shows its back, just for a second. A pair of oystercatchers draw two cursive Ms against the blue. Otherw...
12:17, 07/28/2019

Stronger Gen2 FE car helping overtaking - Audi's Lucas di Grassi Lucas di Grassi reckons the higher strength of the Formula E Gen2 car has had a "positive effect" on overtaking, despite criticism that it has led to increased contact levels...
21:17, 05/22/2019

Stronger than aluminum, a heavily altered wood cools passively Enlarge / A look at the lignin-free compressed wood. (credit: University of Maryland) Most of our building practices aren't especially sustainable. Concrete production is a major source of carbon emissions, and steel production is very resource intensive. Once completed, heating and cooling buildi...
02:17, 05/24/2019

Danielle Fishel's Baby Boy "Getting Better and Stronger" at Hospital After Early Delivery Danielle Fishel's newborn is getting one step closer to coming home. More than two weeks after welcoming her baby boy early in the hospital, the Boy Meets World star is updating fans......
04:00, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Siemens posts stronger than expected industrial profit Siemens posted better-than-expected adjusted operating profit from its industrial business during its second quarter as the German industrial giant began separating and spinning off its struggling power and gas business....
09:17, 05/08/2019

Intel’s Q2 earnings stronger as PC market stabilizes and revenues hit $16.5 billion Intel slightly beat Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter as the giant chip company reported non-GAAP earnings of $1.06 a share on revenue of $16.5 billion.Read More...
03:00, 07/26/2019

Toyota: SMP's strategy cost it stronger Le Mans WEC pole shot Toyota believes SMP Racing could have challenged for pole position at the Le Mans 24 Hours if it had concentrated its qualifying efforts on one driver per car...
16:51, 06/14/2019

To thrive, American children need a stronger safety net | Melissa S Kearney If our capitalist system is going to offer any meaningful promise of equal opportunity, we need a new social contractThe capitalist system in the US today is ruthless, delivering exceptionally uneven outcomes to people across the education and income distribution. These disparities translate into va...
16:34, 06/05/2019

Tesseract makes spacecraft propulsion smaller, greener, stronger Launch vehicles and their enormous rocket engines tend to receive the lion’s share of attention when it comes to space-related propulsion, but launch only takes you to the edge of space — and space is a big place. Tesseract has engineered a new rocket for spacecraft that’s not only small...
01:17, 07/30/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold dips on stronger dollar, Fed meet in focus Gold prices eased on Tuesday as the dollar held near multi-month highs, while investors awaited outcome of a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve policy meeting, where the central bank is widely expected to reduce interest rates....
06:51, 07/30/2019

Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is increasingly betting on premium brands to drive volumes up, executives said on Tuesday....
20:17, 05/07/2019

Maren Morris Reflects on Her Health and Fitness Journey--and How She Came Out Stronger Than Ever Maren Morris is loving the skin she's in. In a new interview with Women's Health released Tuesday, the Grammy winner reflected on her health and fitness journey and how she came......
19:34, 05/21/2019

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its territory....
17:51, 06/03/2019

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiation, with some regions at levels exceeding areas affected by the Fukushima and Chernobyl disasters.Rea...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Airbnb Luxe offers castles, villas and islands for $1,000 per night If you've ever wanted to stay in a castle in France or book an entire island in the Pacific, you might appreciate Airbnb's new luxury travel offering, Airbnb Luxe. The company launched the long-rumored service today with more than 2,000 hand-picked l......
01:00, 06/26/2019

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
01:00, 08/07/2019

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
16:34, 08/22/2019

Are artificial islands the answer to Hong Kong’s housing crisis? Will a $60bn development to house 1.1 million people help to ease the world’s most unaffordable property market or is it simply ‘pouring money into the sea’?Was your city planned from scratch? Share your experiences“Reclamation is unavoidable,” Hong Kong’s leader, Carrie Lam, told journalists in a Q...
08:51, 07/12/2019

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever discovered , including warship rams, helmets, armor, and weapons dating back 2,000 years. ...
03:51, 08/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein an ‘evil genius’ for filing will in the Virgin Islands Jeffrey Epstein is still making trouble for his alleged victims from the grave. By filing his will in the US Virgin Islands, the pedophile added another layer of difficulty for his sex-abuse accusers to get a piece of his estate, several lawyers told The Post on Tuesday. “He is in some way as brilli...
12:34, 08/21/2019

Small islands might be the first to achieve a full-electric transport system At a recent talk on the UK’s energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that “the problem of decarbonizing our electricity sector is fixed”. Eyebrows were raised at this, but his point quickly became clear. The technologies needed to decarbonize the UK’s electricity system now ex...
03:17, 07/01/2019

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
22:51, 06/12/2019

Marshall Islands says beer named after Bikini Atoll unacceptable A Texas-based beer company is facing backlash after it named a beer Bikini Atoll, the site of U.S. nuclear tests that led to contamination.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
04:51, 08/20/2019

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
08:17, 08/03/2019

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of Kevin’s odyssey: IkariaI’m sitting on the shady patio of the Paradisio cafe in Vlychadia, overlooking an azure bay. My wet swimming kit is drying on the...
01:51, 08/05/2019

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said. The blaze has charred around 6,000 hectares (14.800 acres) in just 48...
16:17, 08/19/2019

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmingly to demand Britain relinquish hold of one of the l...
12:51, 05/21/2019

Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — New coach Fred Hoiberg and the Nebraska Cornhuskers headline the field for next season’s Cayman Islands Classic. Hoiberg, the former Iowa State and Chicago Bulls coach who took over for Tim Miles this spring, will bring his first Huskers team to Georgetown as ...
00:34, 05/08/2019

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....
03:21, 08/12/2019

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
02:51, 08/20/2019

Erick, Flossie to bring glancing blows to Hawaiian Islands Hurricane Erick and Tropical Storm Flossie will pose a dual threat to the Hawaiian Islands beginning at the middle of this week and continuing into early next week....
22:51, 07/30/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
23:00, 05/21/2019

How Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's Trial Separation Made Them "Stronger" Catelynn Lowell is opening up about her marriage to Tyler Baltierra. In late 2018, it was revealed that the Teen Mom OG stars were living separately as they continued to work on their......
22:34, 06/11/2019

Democrats' Comments Give Health-Care Stocks a Stronger Pulse Beaten-down health-care stocks are seeing some relief after most Democratic presidential candidates shied away from forcefully endorsing plans to nationalize the U.S. health insurance industry...
05:17, 06/28/2019

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia,......
04:34, 06/22/2019

Voters in Switzerland approve stronger gun control laws by nearly two-thirds despite resistance Switzerland's public broadcaster said more than 63% of voters nationwide agreed to align with European Union firearms rules adopted two years ago.        ...
17:00, 05/19/2019

China fixes its daily yuan midpoint at 7.0312 — stronger than expected China's central bank set the official midpoint reference for the yuan at 7.0312 per dollar on Wednesday — stronger than Tuesday's fixing, and stronger than what analysts had predicted....
06:17, 08/14/2019

Jenelle Evans and David Eason's Marriage Is "Stronger" After Custody Battle Jenelle Evans is opening up about her relationship and regaining custody of her kids. The Teen Mom star, who is mom to Jace, Kaiser and Ensley, took to her Instagram Stories on Monday to......
21:34, 07/08/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies stronger; Mexican peso jumps 1 pct Latin American currencies ended on a high note on Friday against a weaker dollar after robust U.S. jobs data painted a brighter picture for global growth and gave the U.S. central bank more reason to stay on its dovish path. MSCI's index of Latam currencies rose 0.6 percent as regional currenci...
00:00, 05/04/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of state oil firm Pemex. The peso was 0.2% highe...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Parties Embrace Technology and Emerge Stronger The rabbis’ instructions ruled the day in the country’s recent parliamentary elections. Now, the politicians are preparing for a clash over state and religion....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Australian ISPs want stronger laws on blocking malicious online content A taskforce made up of tech companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and Amazon, alongside Australian ISPs, has proposed specific laws be put in place giving the country’s eSafety Commissioner more power to block sites sharing malicious and abhorrent violent content online.This proposal com...
03:00, 07/02/2019

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions over trade, data flows and arms from Russia, officials said....
22:51, 06/21/2019

Indonesia to build country's longest bridge linking islands near Singapore Indonesia plans to build a 7 km (4.35 mile) bridge to connect two islands in the Malacca Strait, close to Singapore, as part of efforts to develop industry and tourism in the area, the government said on Thursday....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Russia and China push buttons in Asia with flyover of contested islands While Japan and South Korea may not agree on who owns a cluster of tiny, rocky islands off their coastlines, they do agree that Russian bombers shouldn't be flying above them....
02:34, 07/27/2019

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was feasible...
20:34, 07/15/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows. Researchers at Columbia University teste...
07:00, 07/16/2019

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
16:51, 07/17/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early on Saturday while many were still asleep, local officials said....
05:51, 07/27/2019

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arctic terns, puffins, guillemots and shags, all suff...
18:51, 06/27/2019

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
06:51, 05/17/2019

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
11:17, 05/27/2019

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
20:17, 04/28/2019

US may dump over 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
01:34, 07/08/2019

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
22:00, 08/15/2019

Cenobio de Valeron: 350 Small Caves Create Confusion in the Canary Islands The strange appearance of the cavities that comprise the immense Cenobio de Valeron archaeological site in the Canary Islands caused confusion for Spanish colonizers and early scholars. ...
13:34, 05/02/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
08:17, 05/10/2019

CORRECTED-EMERGING MARKETS-Latin American currencies firm against stronger dollar Most Latin American currencies firmed on Tuesday, with Mexico's peso cutting some losses to trade marginally higher against a stronger dollar. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday said he would discuss ways to reduce the tax burden of state oil firm Pemex. The peso was 0.2% highe...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Case against Jeffrey Epstein 'getting stronger,' prosecutors say as judge delays bail decision Epstein is accused of sexually exploiting dozens of underage girls from 2002 through 2005 at his New York and Florida residences. He is a former friend of presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton....
17:00, 07/15/2019

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonderful."...
07:51, 07/18/2019

President Trump Says He Wants Stronger Background Check Laws While Assuring NRA Gun-Rights Will Be Respected (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. At the same time, Trump said he had ass...
21:17, 08/09/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
01:34, 06/11/2019

Is Jon Snow’s Royal Claim on Game of Thrones Really Stronger ‘Because He’s a Man’? Here’s What Real Succession Rules Say Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. As the final season of Game of Thrones moves toward its conclusion, who’ll end up on the Iron Throne is not yet clear — but one thing is. It’s now obvious that Lord Varys would now like to see Jon Snow rule. In the season&#...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Dollar-Store Chains Post Stronger Sales, But Tariffs Cloud Outlook Sales at Dollar General and Dollar Tree rose in the latest quarter, but both discount retailers said the prospect of tariffs being imposed on more products imported from China cast uncertainty on their businesses....
20:00, 05/30/2019

Handbag Maker Tapestry Guides Stronger Sales for Coach, Kate Spade Handbag maker Tapestry signaled optimism about its ability to add to its portfolio after posting stronger-than-expected quarterly earnings and guiding sales growth ahead for Kate Spade and Coach....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Iran military commander: Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Vladimir Putin Vows Stronger India-Russia Ties In Independence Day Wishes Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday conveyed his greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on India's Independence Day and expressed confidence that both the countries will further strengthen......
05:00, 08/16/2019

Are the Hawaii protests working? Telescope backers seek permit in Canary Islands Amid the fourth week of protests, backers of the Thirty Meter Telescope are reportedly seeking a permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands.        ...
03:00, 08/06/2019

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein illegally building Virgin Islands compound Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has gotten himself into a new tangle with the law — running afoul of Virgin Islands environmental regulations with construction on his island compound despite a stop work order. Epstein, a deep-pocketed socialite who has palled around with famous faces that incl...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new study shows....
09:17, 07/16/2019

Scotland's Orkney Islands: Hop the ferry to see Celtic ruins, sites from World War I, II Perched just an hour's ferry ride north of the Scottish mainland, the Orkney Islands are remote, historic, and well worth the effort.       ...
20:34, 08/20/2019

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
21:17, 07/16/2019

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
00:51, 07/19/2019

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:34, 07/14/2019

U.S. security adviser Bolton meets South Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
08:51, 07/24/2019

Barry's Bootcamp x lululemon: Stronger as One collaboration is the ideal workout wardrobe update The collection has been designed with Barry's trainers to ensure it can withstand the intense 60-minute signature workout – in which you can burn up to 1000 calories...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Jessica Chastain Slams Game of Thrones: "Rape Is Not a Tool to Make a Character Stronger" Jessica Chastain isn't happy with Game of Thrones. The Oscar nominee took to Twitter after the Sunday, May 5 episode of the series to call out a specific moment involving her Dark......
19:17, 05/07/2019

Fernando Alonso insists McLaren 'will be back stronger' after crash at Indy 500 practice – video Fernando Alonso escaped injury when he crashed during an Indianapolis 500 practice run after his McLaren car lost traction in the middle of a turn and hit the wall three times. The two-times Formula One world champion managed to get out of the vehicle unassisted after the incident, and later said: '...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Scheer vows internal free-trade deal as part of vision for stronger federation During a speech in Edmonton Tuesday, Andrew Scheer said he'll convene a first-ministers' meeting devoted to knocking down barriers to trade among Canada's provinces if the Conservatives win the federal election....
00:34, 06/05/2019

Stronger spending powers Mastercard profit, revenue beat; shares hit record high Mastercard Inc on Tuesday beat quarterly profit and revenue estimates, as a strong U.S. job market, rising wages and surge in online shopping boosted transaction volumes, sending shares of the world's second largest payments processor to an all-time high....
21:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. security adviser Bolton meets S.Korean officials, seeks stronger ties U.S. national security adviser John Bolton met with South Korean officials on Wednesday to discuss major bilateral issues amid South Korea's trade spat with Japan, stalled nuclear talks with North Korea, and a regional air space dispute on Tuesday....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Levi Strauss profit tanks 17%, hit by a stronger dollar, and higher marketing and online expenses Levi Strauss reported a 17% drop in quarterly adjusted profit, hit by a stronger dollar, higher marketing costs, and investments in its online business....
00:34, 07/11/2019

Daniel Sturridge fined and banned for breaching betting rules as FA appeal for stronger punishment Daniel Sturridge was today banned from domestic football matches for six weeks and fined £75,000 after an independent regulatory commission found him guilty of breaching betting rules....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Watch live: Trump visits Ohio, Texas, says he favors stronger background checks Protesters and supporters greeted President Donald Trump on his arrival in Dayton, Ohio, Wednesday, where he was to meet with law enforcement, families and survivors of the deadly shooting attack that killed nine people....
19:34, 08/07/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.        ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Worse than Chernobyl: Parts of Marshall Islands have radiation 'higher' than catastrophic '86 disaster, studies say A series of studies have concluded that the radiation levels in parts of the Marshall Islands, where nuclear weapons were tested more than 60 years ago, is "higher than Chernobyl."...
16:17, 07/29/2019

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
15:17, 06/21/2019

Jersey Shore Cast Says Their Bond With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino Has ''Grown Stronger'' During Prison Sentence Gearing up for the third season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the cast dazzled at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Notably, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Deena Nicole Cortese,......
04:34, 06/18/2019

North Korea’s 2017 Nuclear Test Estimated to Be 16 Times Stronger Than the Bomb Dropped on Hiroshima An updated estimate shows the September 2017 nuclear test by North Korea was equivalent to 250 kilotons of TNT—an explosive yield 16 times greater than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima during the Second World War. The explosion was also an order of magnitude stronger than the country’s previous five te...
18:34, 06/04/2019

Stronger partnerships with post-conflict countries needed to ensure ‘path towards durable peace’: UN chief As UN missions are drawn down and eventually closed, stronger partnerships are needed to ensure that countries recovering from conflict can transition successfully to a phase of durable peace and development, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday....
23:51, 07/18/2019

Nvidia pushes ARM supercomputing Enlarge (credit: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Public domain]) Graphics chip maker Nvidia is best known for consumer computing, vying with AMD's Radeon line for framerates and eye candy. But the venerable giant hasn't ignored the rise of GPU-powered applications that have little or nothin...
23:17, 06/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, according to an attorney for the accusers....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Netherlands pushes air travel tax for Europe The Netherlands wants the EU to place a tax on kerosene-based jet fuel to end what it calls the undertaxation of the aviation industry and to fight climate change. The lofty goal could prove a challenge to implement....
01:00, 06/21/2019

Beto pushes 'war tax' that would charge Americans for each new war Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, said Monday that as president, he would impose a "modest" tax for each new war as part of his plan to get the United States out of "endless" overseas conflicts....
01:34, 06/26/2019

Firefox pushes another update to fix its broken add-ons Staff at Mozilla have issued a comprehensive fix for the Firefox browser after users endured three days without any add-ons, caused by the expiration of a signing certificate. The company has been scrambling to fix the issue since it appeared on Frid......
17:34, 05/06/2019

Amazon Pushes Brands to Be Less Boxy Amazon.com is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted vendors to make costly changes to their businesses or face fines....
21:17, 07/30/2019

German ex-spy chief pushes Angela Merkel's CDU further right The former head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency has been accused of courting the far right following his sacking. Hans-Georg Maassen is the noisiest member of the conservative wing of Angela Merkel's CDU....
23:34, 07/21/2019

Google pushes for an official web crawler standard One of the cornerstones of Google's business (and really, the web at large) is the robots.txt file that sites use to exclude some of their content from the search engine's web crawler, Googlebot. It minimizes pointless indexing and sometimes keeps s......
02:00, 07/02/2019

Republicans pushes tax relief through Kansas Legislature TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators have pushed a tax relief proposal through the Kansas Legislature. They are ignoring predictions from Gov. Laura Kelly’s fellow Democrats that she will veto it, just as she did in March with a larger plan. Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled Legis...
17:17, 05/05/2019

End of Oil Waivers Pushes Price Forecasts Higher Investment banks in April raised their forecasts for this year’s oil prices, driven by a U.S. decision to tighten sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, as well as OPEC-led production cuts....
22:34, 04/29/2019

Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. interest rate cut of half a percentage point as soon as its next meeting....
00:00, 06/26/2019

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish: CNBC Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. wireless competitor, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources....
19:51, 07/02/2019

Telecom Giant Pushes Into Dangerous Areas Working in some of the world’s most dangerous countries has made South African telecom MTN bigger by some measures than U.S. counterparts, but it also has exposed the risks of working with budget-strapped governments....
02:51, 08/11/2019

DoJ pushes T-Mobile to give more to Dish -CNBC Dish Network Corp and T-Mobile US Inc are nearing a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice on a hosting agreement that would push Dish as a new U.S. wireless competitor, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing sources....
21:00, 07/02/2019

Google pushes new update to the Pixel Buds, here is what's new The Pixel Buds are far from being perfect, but they sure aren't bad at all. As a matter of fact, most users won't notice some of the issues that Google discovered after releasing the earphones. Even so, the Mountain View company has decided to address these minor bugs that might be annoying for some...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Plastics Industry Pushes Back Against Bans The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
17:51, 05/20/2019

Italy’s Salvini pushes for a new election over deadlocks Italy faced a government crisis as Interior Minister Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party called for a new election, saying his party’s coalition with the populist 5-Star Movement had clearly collapsed over policy differences...
22:34, 08/08/2019

Man pushes boy in front of train in Germany, killing him A 40-year-old Eritrean man pushed an eight-year-old boy in front of an oncoming train at Frankfurt's main train station in Germany on Monday, killing him, police said....
14:51, 07/29/2019

House GOP pushes to exploit Dem divisions over Israel House Republicans on Wednesday launched a long-shot effort to force floor action on legislation condemning a global boycott aimed at Israel, hoping to exploit Democratic divisions over the U.S.-Israel relationship.Rep. Brian Mast (R-Fla.) filed a discharge petition to circumvent Democratic leadershi...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Trump Administration Pushes to Deregulate With Less Enforcement President Trump is making good on promises to roll back Obama-era regulation by allowing agency staffing to shrink, alongside fewer enforcement actions, civil penalties and criminal prosecutions....
19:00, 06/23/2019

Amy Sedaris pushes Divorce into its funniest-ever episode Divorce is one of those shows that has flown under the radar a bit, which is a shame. Especially since I doubt that even this particular episode will get the traction it deserves. If you’re just clicking on this review because you’re curious about the “A” rating, go find it on HBO Go or something an...
09:00, 07/16/2019

GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom GM's move to temporary workers sets up a hot summer of negotiations with the UAW as the two try to hash out a new labor deal in the coming months. The last contract was bargained over in better times....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Watch: Chimpanzee pushes zoo worker during escape Security cameras at a Chinese zoo recorded footage of guests and employees running for safety while being chased by a chimpanzee that briefly escaped its enclosure....
21:34, 07/12/2019

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
13:51, 06/20/2019

De Blasio pushes ferry purchases through despite comptroller objections City Hall rammed through its controversial plan to spend $84.5 million purchasing boats from a contractor providing Mayor de Blasio’s signature NYC Ferry service, overriding objections from the city’s top budget budget watchdog over costs, The Post has learned. The city’s Economic Development Corpor...
23:51, 05/15/2019

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Friday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. “Iran has just issued a New...
01:51, 07/04/2019

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential inclement weather entering the Oklahoma City area Saturda...
09:51, 05/26/2019

China voices strength, pushes nationalism around trade war China's ruling Communist Party is taking a newly aggressive approach in how it portrays the worsening trade dispute with the United States — projecting stability and stirring up nationalistic sentiment in the process....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Nancy Pelosi Says She’s ‘Done With’ Trump as She Pushes Back Against Impeachment (WASHINGTON) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi is brushing back impeachment questions, saying “it’s not even close” to having enough support among House Democrats for a vote. Pelosi said at a policy conference Tuesday that her “stock goes up” when President Donald Trump atta...
01:17, 06/12/2019

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Europe Pushes for Commercial Drone Expansion, Possibly Using AI Aviation industry and regulators are eager to significantly expand commercial drone operations in coming years, including harnessing artificial intelligence for air-traffic control....
19:00, 06/21/2019

Under Armour Sales Inch Higher as It Pushes Abroad Under Armour reported revenue rose slightly in the first quarter, despite declines on its home turf, as the sportswear maker continued to shrink its inventory and expand abroad....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Occidental Pushes Back on Icahn's Board Plan Leaders of Occidental Petroleum are pushing their shareholders to reject billionaire investor Carl Icahn’s bid to replace four directors at the company....
23:17, 07/22/2019

Burned before, US pushes for way to enforce China trade deal WASHINGTON (AP) — In trying to hammer out a trade agreement with China, the Trump administration may be drawing inspiration from classic rock, specifically The Who’s anthem “Won’t Get Fooled Again.” Fed up with China for breaking past promises, the administration is insisting...
23:51, 05/09/2019

Venezuela crisis pushes women into ‘forced motherhood’ Dr. Saturnina Clemente pulls up to the small clinic on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital armed with one of the nation’s most sought-after commodities: Hormonal implants to prevent pregnancy...
07:34, 08/21/2019

Merkel sticks to Spitzenkandidat though Macron pushes for EU talks Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said Germany still favors picking the "Spitzenkandidat" from a winning party for the post of European Commission president while French President Emmanuel Macron's office said he didn't want the process to be automatic....
04:00, 05/28/2019

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the incident was designated as such....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Norwegian diplomat pushes Venezuela talks against the odds BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Any negotiated settlement to Venezuela*s protracted crisis will likely be reached with the help of a self-effacing Scandinavian diplomat with a fondness for distance running. Dag Nylander is leading the exploratory talks between representatives of Nicolas Maduro and his oppon...
18:17, 05/31/2019

Family of woman mauled by lion pushes for new regulations BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — New details about the lion mauling death of a 22-year old who interned at the Conservator’s Center in Burlington, North Carolina have caused the victim’s aunt to question the animal sanctuary’s safety protocols. Virginia Black said her niece, Alex, was attac...
17:17, 05/25/2019

Deutsche Bank Revamp Pushes Lender Into Big Loss German lender Deutsche Bank reported a loss of more than $3.5 billion in the second quarter, reflecting the pain of a large restructuring charge that wiped out what would have been a modest profit....
12:00, 07/24/2019

Trump pushes on with immigration crackdown despite legal hurdles U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week....
02:17, 07/23/2019

Andy Cohen pushes to allow surrogacy agreements in New York ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Andy Cohen has joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in pushing to legalize paid gestational surrogacy, in which a woman is compensated for carrying a baby for its parents. The “Watch What Happens Live” host and the Democratic governor held a news conference Monday in New...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Turkey's Erdogan pushes for gender segregation in universities In Japan for the G20 summit, Recep Tayyip Erdogan encountered the concept of women's universities. Now he's keen to introduce them in Turkey. The idea has been greeted with outrage....
11:00, 07/08/2019

Ghosn pushes back on audit flagging his expenses The audit highlighted 10.9 million euros ($12.2 million) in spending that went toward trips to the Cannes film festival, Rio de Janeiro Carnival and flights on a corporate jet that may have been personal in nature....
01:34, 05/02/2019

HBO Pushes Back in Michael Jackson Legal Fight Lawyers for HBO said the Jackson estate’s argument that “Leaving Neverland” violated a nondisparagement clause was a “poorly disguised and legally barred posthumous defamation claim.”...
23:34, 05/03/2019

Sudan opposition pushes ahead with two-day strike from Tuesday Sudan's alliance of opposition and protest groups said on Monday that it would push ahead with a general two-day strike starting on Tuesday, in an escalation of tensions with the ruling transitional military council over the move to democracy....
04:00, 05/28/2019

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
02:51, 06/18/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking well,” said the South Bend, Ind., mayor. But he had...
05:00, 07/21/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new, October issue....
15:00, 05/01/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says winds were down to 30 mph...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
05:34, 06/29/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
20:51, 07/01/2019

Hurricane Barbara is weakening far out in Pacific Ocean Hurricane Barbara is losing strength over opens waters far from land in the Pacific, with its maximum sustained winds dipping to 130 mph (215 kph) from a peak of 155 mph (250 kph)...
06:17, 07/04/2019

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
02:51, 07/05/2019

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
04:34, 05/29/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S., it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington ...
17:17, 05/25/2019

YouTube algorithm pushes videos with children to pedophiles, report says YouTube’s content recommendation algorithm has created an “open gate for pedophiles” by pushing videos featuring children, according to a New York Times report....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Mickey Callaway pushes back against roster mismanagement criticism Mickey Callaway responded Friday to the critics who said the Mets mishandled their 25-man roster during their recent road trip. The Mets played a man short for the final four games of the trip. They opted not to put Steven Matz, who has radial nerve irritation in his left (pitching) elbow, on the in...
10:34, 05/11/2019

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States women’s national team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico, until the men’s and women...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Texas couple stands by story after US cardinal pushes back A Texas couple that accused top U.S. Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of mishandling a sexual misconduct case says his office is treating them the way the church treats other victims — by trying to discredit their story....
02:17, 06/06/2019

RPT-Canopy Growth pushes into cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
18:17, 05/22/2019

Canopy Growth pushes into Cannabis beauty and wellness with This Works buy Canopy Growth Corp said on Wednesday it would buy skincare company This Works for C$73.8 million ($55.2 million), adding beauty and sleep products to the Canadian weed producer's portfolio of cannabis oil, hemp and medical capsules....
22:17, 05/22/2019

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
03:51, 07/06/2019

Trump's threat to escalate a trade war pushes Dow lower for a second day The Dow Jones industrial average extended its losses into a second day on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality.        ...
17:17, 05/07/2019

U.S. pushes hard for a ban on Huawei in Europe, but the firm’s 5G prices are nearly irresistible The company can afford to provide such steep discounts in part because it has a silent partner: the Chinese government. And European officials, uncertain of Washington’s true intent, fear that recent security moves might be used as leverage in trade talks with Beijing....
03:17, 05/29/2019

Mexico pushes for dialogue in response to Trump's tariff threat Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he did not want a confrontation with the United States. Some 80 percent of the Mexico's exports are sent to the US and would be hit hard by fresh tariffs....
02:51, 06/01/2019

U.S. pushes Mexico to take more asylum seekers, tighten controls: sources The United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border, clamp down on people smugglers and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country, three Mexican sources said ahead of talks in Washington on Wednesday....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
20:34, 05/27/2019

German captain who outraged Italian leader pushes limits Even before the 31-year-old German captain rammed her migrant rescue ship into an Italian police boat, she had angered Italy’s hard-line interior minister...
22:34, 06/29/2019

Trump Pushes to Designate Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group In a private White House meeting this month, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt urged President Trump to deem his opposition terrorists, officials said....
11:23, 04/30/2019

NASA quietly pushes back its SLS launch estimates to 2021 NASA really, really wants to send astronauts to the Moon and eventually other planets, but it currently doesn’t have a rocket capable of such feats. The Space Launch System (SLS) is NASA’s solution, but the development of the rocket has taken far longer — and cost far more — ...
03:17, 07/19/2019

France Pushes For India, Others As Permanent UN Security Council Members India and nations like Germany, Brazil and Japan are "absolutely needed" as permanent members of a reformed and enlarged UN Security Council to better reflect contemporary realities and the addition......
06:34, 05/07/2019

Trump pushes Fed to lower interest rates in series of tweets President Donald Trump is pushing the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, claiming it would help the economy to "go up like a rocket."        ...
21:17, 04/30/2019

Lawmaker Lee Zeldin pushes back on Omar's 'bigotry' charge: 'We have to be better than this' Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., suggested his new congressional black-Jewish caucus could rise above the type of "personal attack" lodged by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Thursday when she accused him of "bigotry."...
23:51, 06/06/2019

MAX jetliner grounding crisis pushes Boeing to biggest-ever loss Boeing Co posted its largest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday, diving nearly $3 billion into the red as it wrestles with a longer-than-expected grounding of its best-selling 737 MAX....
19:51, 07/24/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
15:34, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH NOW....
14:51, 06/21/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also called for such laws, which allow police and fami...
08:34, 08/06/2019

U.S. pushes for Saudi progress on Khashoggi probe before anniversary of killing The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show "tangible progress" toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before the one-year anniversary of his murder, a senior administration official said....
00:51, 06/12/2019

Riskier male sex pushes Europe's syphilis rates up 70% since 2010 Syphilis cases have soared in Europe over the last decade and become, for the first time since the early 2000s, more common in some countries than new cases of HIV, health experts said on Friday....
06:34, 07/12/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, an issue already roiling the packed filed of White House hopefuls. Saturday’s event is happeni...
18:00, 06/22/2019

More children are drowning in Senegal as rapid growth pushes them to beaches Excavators, cranes and cars are taking over spaces where children once gathered. At least 50 people drowned last summer in the capital city of Dakar....
17:51, 06/22/2019

Japan pushes 300 North Korean boats out of fishing grounds TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese coast guard says its patrol boats have been pushing back hundreds of North Korean boats trying to poach in fishing grounds rich with squid off Japan’s northern coast. Coast Guard officials said Tuesday they have forced more than 300 North Korean boats out of JapanR...
10:00, 06/18/2019

As rivals dig in, Moldova president pushes back against snap election Moldovan President Igor Dodon on Tuesday scrapped a decree for a snap parliamentary election that was hastily issued by his rivals through a high court maneuver, as two opposing factions tussled for control of the tiny east European country....
20:00, 06/11/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Legal weed bid fails in Albany, but decriminalization bill pushes through With the legislative session drawing to a close, legalized marijuana remained a pipe dream Thursday night, but state lawmakers did pass a bill decriminalizing possession of less than two ounces of pot. The legislation also expunges most marijuana-possession misdemeanors and reduces fines for pot pos...
11:34, 06/21/2019

As federal government restores capital punishment, Pennsylvania pushes to end it A mother on a mission: Vicki Schieber's 23-year-old daughter, Shannon, was brutally murdered by a serial rapist in 1998. And for the past two-decades she has dedicated herself to fighting against the death penalty. "His death wasn't going to help us heal."...
04:51, 07/31/2019

Apple's upbeat forecast pushes market value back toward $1 trillion Apple Inc shares rose nearly 5 percent on Wednesday, pushing the iPhone maker's market valuation back toward $1 trillion as its quarterly report and upbeat forecast soothed investors worried about falling iPhone sales....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Berlin: 39-year-old woman pushes child off bike, then steals it A 6-year-old boy was riding through Berlin's Tiergarten park when a 39-year-old woman allegedly pushed him off. According to police, she then made off with the bike before she was tracked down by his parents....
09:17, 06/10/2019

Trump administration pushes to speed up cases of migrant families Immigrants can get permits to work legally in the United States once their asylum applications are pending before a judge for six months, which many with fast-tracked cases won’t get to do, lawyers said....
15:51, 08/04/2019

Tulsi Gabbard pushes anti-war message in first Democratic debate The debate question was about equal pay. But Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard used the moment to tout her anti-war foreign policy message and her military credentials....
04:00, 06/28/2019

US pushes Palestinian economic plan amid doubts, hostility The Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians and hopes it’ll drive a much-anticipated but unseen Mideast peace plan, but even before the rollout it’s coming under harsh criticism....
21:17, 06/24/2019

HMRC pushes steep VAT increase for new solar-battery systems Treasury proposes rise from 5% to 20%, while the tax on coal will stay at lower rateHomes hoping to shrink their carbon footprints by installing a solar-battery system face a steep VAT increase from October under new laws proposed by HMRC.The Treasury put forward legislation on Monday to raise VAT f...
21:51, 06/24/2019

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations for South Korea following the historic Trump-Kim Summit....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometers) southwest off Manzanillo, Mexico, on Wednesday ...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
09:00, 07/05/2019

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising......
12:17, 08/04/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
15:00, 08/16/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the 11-year-old, not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extremely difficult day, the worst day—and I’m heart-broken and devastated,” tweeted Nicholas Jackson, who h...
11:00, 08/09/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet up. Cathay Pacific passengers can expect informati...
11:00, 08/06/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people. The earthquake had a depth of 5...
08:00, 06/23/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn’t a mystery where this particular piece of s...
10:34, 07/19/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors killed in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. History Flight President Mark Noah says a team ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
19:17, 07/30/2019

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
22:00, 07/18/2019

Rugby: U.S. Eagles crush Canada at Pacific Nations Cup The United States crushed Canada 47-19 in a Pacific Nations Cup clash in Colorado on Saturday, the Eagles' final home game before the Rugby World Cup in September....
07:17, 07/28/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary-General recently admitted that he was “worried” about the waste escaping from a concret...
23:34, 05/17/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
00:34, 08/22/2019

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is gaining strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but is not expected to pose a threat to land, while Tropical Storm Chantal has faded into a tropical depression while moving away from North America in the Atlantic...
08:00, 08/22/2019

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but slipped back below hurricane threshold to 70 mph (110...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
09:51, 07/12/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
10:51, 05/01/2019

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
18:17, 08/04/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee, about 50 miles (80.46 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa. Muskogee ...
07:17, 05/14/2019

Tropical storm strengthens in Pacific, but no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Alvin has been gaining strength in the Eastern Pacific far off the coast of Mexico, though it’s no threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds have grown to 60 mph (95 kph) and could strengthen further. It was ...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
06:34, 08/23/2019