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Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday condemned as a "dangerous escalation" Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial pledge to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Ban...

Israel PM Pledge To Annex Jordan Valley Dangerous Escalation: Saudi

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Netanyahu says he sought to annex Jordan Valley before election but Israel’s AG halted move: report Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly said Wednesday he had planned to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley immediately but Israel's attorney general told him he did not have the authority to do so until after he was reelected and able to form a new government....
07:00, 09/12/2019

Israel's Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank's Jordan Valley Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away....
23:51, 09/10/2019

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's speech interrupted by rocket fire after vow to annex Jordan Valley in West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was rushed off stage during a rocket siren after vowing to annex part of the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected....
03:17, 09/11/2019

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Jordan River Valley If Re-Elected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would annex a huge swath of the West Bank along the border with Jordan if he stays in power after next week’s election, in a last-minute push to draw conservative votes....
12:00, 09/11/2019

Netanyahu pledges to annex entire Jordan Valley with support of US if he wins Israeli election Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday he will initiate Israeli control over West Bank settlements and the entire Jordan Valley region with the support of the Trump administration, if he wins the election next week....
23:17, 09/10/2019

Israeli PM Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Valley Israeli political commentators saw Netanyahu's declaration, in a speech broadcast live on Israel's main TV channels, as a bid to siphon support away from far-right rivals who have long advocated annexation of Jewish settlements in the West Bank....
06:34, 09/11/2019

'You will never break our will,' Palestinians tell Netanyahu after Jordan Valley annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
16:34, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-UAE official: Saudi Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation Attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia are a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by Riyadh and ensure regional stability, a senior United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and keep two-State solution alive; Idlib in Syria suffers more deadly attacks on ci...
00:17, 07/24/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Situation critical for Libya migrants, ‘dangerous paralysis’ in Israel-Palestine conflict, ‘shocking escalation’ in Syria, record heatwaves Our main stories today: UN officials warn of desperate situation for migrants and refugees in Libya; the UN peacebuilding chief calls for ‘tangible steps’ to alleviate the crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and keep two-State solution alive; Idlib in Syria suffers more deadly attacks on ci...
19:17, 07/27/2019

Netanyahu repeats pledge to annex Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to annex all Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, he said on Sunday, reiterating an election promise made five months ago but again giving no timeframe....
13:51, 09/01/2019

U.S. Ambassador Says Israel Has Right to Annex Parts of West Bank Ambassador David M. Friedman opened the door to American acceptance of Israel’s annexation of parts of the West Bank, a move that would violate international law....
12:00, 06/08/2019

US ambassador: Israel has right to annex parts of West Bank David Friedman gives interview to New York Times‘Israel has right to some, but unlikely all’ of disputed territoryThe US ambassador to Israel did not rule out an Israeli move to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, land the Palestinians seek for a state, in an interview with the New York Times pub...
02:00, 06/09/2019

Members of Israeli parliament to Congress: Resolution opposing Israel boycott is 'dangerous to Israel' Nearly two dozen members of Israel’s parliament sent a letter to Congress thanking them for the recent resolution opposing an international effort to boycott Israel but warned that some of the language in the resolution “would be far more dangerous” to the country....
16:51, 08/13/2019

Christian evangelicals harvest land in settlements Israel hopes to annex It's harvest time in vineyards atop the hills of Shilo settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. But it's not Jewish settlers picking the grapes, it's evangelical Christians....
19:00, 09/12/2019

Israel Plan To Annex West Bank Would Violate International Law: UN Chief UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank would violate international law....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Netanyahu vows to annex part of West Bank after Israel election In a live TV address, Israel's prime minister said he plans to annex the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank if he wins next week's election. Palestinian and Arab officials condemned the plan as blow to peace....
01:51, 09/11/2019

Cyberwarfare escalation just took a new and dangerous turn Smuggling malware into the power grids of rival states risks making tensions higher, especially when the rules of the game are yet to be established....
16:34, 06/18/2019

Israel’s Netanyahu Vowed to Annex a Large Part of the West Bank. It’s Gone Unchallenged by His Rival Facing a re-run election on September 17, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend his country’s sovereignty over a large swath of the West Bank — a move that if implemented would deal a mortal blow to the prospect of a two State Solution to the Israeli-Pal...
19:00, 09/12/2019

The West Bank and the Jordan Valley explained Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's pledge to annex the eastern portion of the West Bank known as the Jordan Valley could upend the quest for peace in the region. DW takes a look at the complex nature of the West Bank....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Israel says it is bracing militarily for possible U.S.-Iran escalation Israel is preparing for its possible military involvement in any escalation in the Gulf confrontation between Iran and the United States, the Israeli foreign minister said on Tuesday....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Jordan Valley settlement officially approved by Israeli lawmakers Israeli lawmakers have given the go-ahead to a small settlement in the West Bank, following an election campaign pledge from PM Benjamin Netanyahu to annex the Jordan Valley to Israel if he wins Tuesday's polls....
11:18, 09/16/2019

Israel reopens Gaza crossings after Hamas escalation Israel reopened its crossings with the Palestinian territory after a decrease in tensions. Gaza Islamists had fired more than 600 rockets at Israel in one of the deadliest escalations in years....
11:17, 05/12/2019

Lebanon PM Asks US, France To Intervene After Escalation With Israel Lebanon's prime minister on Sunday urged the United States and France to "intervene" after the Hezbollah movement traded cross-border fire with Israel....
03:34, 09/02/2019

Donald Trump Says US Backs Israel '100%' Over Gaza Escalation President Donald Trump assured Israel on Sunday that it has Washington's full support after the Jewish state led waves of retaliatory strikes in the Gaza Strip in response to Palestinian rockets....
12:17, 05/06/2019

Russia raps Netanyahu's Jordan Valley plan before Putin meeting Russia condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plan to annex the Jordan Valley ahead of a meeting between the Israeli leader and President Vladimir Putin later on Thursday, warning it could sharply increase regional tensions....
22:00, 09/12/2019

Oro Valley Police deploy officers at ‘dangerous’ intersection TUCSON – Oro Valley police say there has been an uptick in crashes. So they are doing something about it. Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) has been deploying officers near Oracle and Magee roads in April and May to increase awareness and reduce collisions. They call these deployments HiVE, ...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Annexing Jordan Valley would end ‘illusion’ of a meaningful two-State solution: UN rights expert Israel’s intention to annex the Jordan Valley is illegal and threatens chances for a meaningful two-State solution with the Palestinians, a UN independent human rights expert has said....
23:34, 09/12/2019

Oil prices could go much higher if there is a military escalation after Saudi attack The price of oil could go sharply higher, depending on the duration of the disruption at Saudi oil facilities and whether there is a military response....
20:51, 09/16/2019

UK PM May to meet Saudi crown prince, to call for de-escalation in Gulf British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday to discuss the need for de-escalation in the Gulf after tensions rose because of a U.S.-Iran dispute over the country's nuclear deal, May's spokeswoman said....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Crude Oil Plunges on ... Saudi Pledge? Not Even Close AFTER a big move in oil ... there's always a "reason" to explain the price action. Yet Elliott wave analysis spotted a clear chart set-up in crude before it made headlines. See it for yourself right here....
18:34, 05/01/2019

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Oil prices slip on Saudi pledge, financial markets look to Fed Oil prices cooled on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia's pledge to quickly restore production eased supply worries, while caution ahead of an expected U.S. interest rate cut kept wider financial markets in tight ranges....
15:00, 09/18/2019

Deshaun Watson baptized in Jordan River on trip to Israel Deshaun Watson is considered by many to be the quarterback savior of the Houston Texans, so it’s only fitting that he be baptized in the same place where Jesus Christ himself was said to have gotten dipped — and that’s the Jordan River. The 23-year-old traveled to Israel recently &...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Oil extends declines after Saudi pledge to restore lost output Oil prices retreated on Wednesday on Saudi Arabia's assertions that full production would be restored quickly after last weekend's attacks on its facilities....
14:00, 09/18/2019

Jordan warns Israel against status quo change to Jerusalem holy site Jordan summoned Israel's ambassador on Sunday in protest over what it called "violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Jewish people....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-country tour through the region....
15:17, 08/01/2019

Israel 'well-prepared' for any spill-over from attack on Saudi oil plant Israel is prepared for the possibility it might be drawn into any U.S.-Iranian confrontation over a strike on a Saudi oil plant, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday....
19:17, 09/16/2019

Saudi-led forces, Israel among states rapped by U.N. for killing children A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition fighting in Yemen killed or injured 729 children during 2018, accounting for nearly half the total child casualties, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a report to the Security Council on Friday that blacklisted the coalition for a third y...
04:34, 07/27/2019

US briefing: Saudi oil attack, Trump's tax returns and Israel election Tuesday’s top story: White House says response to oil plant attack depends on Saudis. Plus, meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by TrumpSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:51, 09/17/2019

Tlaib defends Israel boycott, would expand it to Saudi Arabia and Egypt ​WASHINGTON – Rep. Rashida Tlaib on Sunday defended the economic boycott of Israel as a freedom of speech movement that’s “pushing back against racist policies in Israel.” Last week, 398 House members overwhelmingly passed a resolution to oppose the BDS movement, with Tlaib casting one of the 17 “no...
22:17, 07/28/2019

A Look at the West Bank Area Netanyahu Vowed to Annex The Jordan Valley and northern Dead Sea are considered strategically vital zones by Israel for security. If Israel annexed them, it would encircle any future Palestinian state in the West Bank....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Netanyahu says he'll annex parts of West Bank if re-elected Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says if he's re-elected and able to form a coalition, he'll apply Israeli sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Netanyahu says he will annex Jewish settlements in West Bank if reelected Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the annexation of lands that Palestinians hope to gain for a future state would begin with the strategic swath known as the Jordan Valley....
23:51, 09/10/2019

Netanyahu rushed off stage after vow to annex part of West Bank Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been rushed off stage during a rocket siren, hours after announcing plans to annex some settlements in the West Bank if he wins re-election....
09:34, 09/11/2019

Arab leaders denounce Netanyahu’s plan to annex Palestinian territories Israeli prime minister’s proposal would ‘kill all chances of peace’, says JordanArab leaders have denounced Benjamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex large swathes of the Palestinian territories if he is re-elected next week as an election stunt that would “kill all chances for peace”.The Arab League held ...
17:34, 09/11/2019

Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank Israeli PM says he will seek to make move ‘in maximum coordination with Trump’Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will annex large swathes of occupied Palestinian territories if he is re-elected, a decision that for decades has been considered an endgame scenario for Palestinians’ aspirations of sta...
01:17, 09/11/2019

Palestinians slam Benjamin Netanyahu's promise to annex territory after election Arab leaders have condemned a pledge by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who said he plans to annex Palestinian territories if he wins re-election next week....
01:34, 09/12/2019

Hezbollah retaliates against Israel with a missile; Israel fires back at Lebanon The exchange of fire was brief, but it showed the dangers of a wider war as Hezbollah said it had exacted revenge for the deaths of two of its commanders in an Israeli airstrike in Syria....
23:51, 09/01/2019

Trump suggests 'setup' after Tlaib rejects Israel's invite: 'Israel acted appropriately!' President Trump suggested that Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., may have tried to set up the Israeli government after she backed away from her stated intention to visit her grandmother in the Middle East nation....
17:34, 08/17/2019

Netanyahu says if reelected he'll annex parts of Hebron in The West Bank in controversial move: reports Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to apply Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements in Hebron, the largest Palestinian city, if he is reelected in Tuesday’s election....
10:34, 09/17/2019

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Arab foreign ministers condemned a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank as "aggression" undermining any chances of a peace settlement with the Palestinians....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
19:17, 05/05/2019

| Dozens of rockets fired at Israel from Gaza, Israel responds Gaza militants fired a barrage of dozens of rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes that killed a Palestinian, officials said, as a fragile ceasefire again faltered....
20:51, 05/04/2019

As Israel votes, Donald Trump proves he's the 'King of Israel' Every U.S. president, citing shared values and security commitments, has been staunchly pro-Israel; President Donald Trump more than most.        ...
03:51, 09/17/2019

Jordan Spieth has a chance to be Jordan Spieth again He knows how to win majors. He has played two good rounds at Royal Portrush, despite not hitting the ball all that well. Can muscle memory help him overcome his weekend struggles and be a major winner again?...
19:51, 07/19/2019

Saudi-led coalition in Yemen strikes Houthi positions in Sanaa: Saudi state TV The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has targeted military positions in the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, including air-defense systems, Saudi state TV said on Saturday....
07:51, 06/15/2019

Russian Agri Minister, Saudi's Falih to discuss Russia-Saudi trade Russian Agriculture Minister Dmitry Patrushev and Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih will discuss the development of bilateral relations, including agricultural trade, during their meeting on Thursday, the Russian ministry said....
22:01, 09/04/2019

Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi airport, killing one person The Saudi-led military coalition engaged in Yemen said that the Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched a "terrorist" attack on Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing one person and wounding seven others....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Saudi-led coalition hits Houthi positions in Yemen's Sanaa: Saudi state TV A Saudi-led coalition launched air strikes on Iran-allied Houthi forces in Yemen's capital Sanaa, Saudi state television reported early on Saturday, part of an escalation of tit-for-tat strikes that has stoked regional tensions....
14:00, 06/15/2019

Gulf escalation is not in anyone's interests: UK PM May's spokesman An escalation of tensions between Western states and Iran is not in anybody's interest, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Tuesday following threats of retaliation from Iran over the seizure of an oil tanker....
17:51, 07/16/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Iran: We don't want war or escalation of tensions Iran's U.N. ambassador is calling the current situation "very dangerous" and says the United States should de-escalate tensions by stopping "its military adventurism" in the region. (June 24)        ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

Zero-day privilege escalation disclosed for Android Enlarge (credit: portal gda / Flickr) Researchers have disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in the Android operating system that gives a major boost to attackers who already have a toe-hold on an affected device. The privilege-escalation flaw is located in the V4L2 driver, which Android and other Li...
08:00, 09/06/2019

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport wounds 26: Saudi-led coalition Yemeni Houthi forces launched a missile strike on an airport in southern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday which wounded 26 people, the Saudi-led military coalition said....
12:17, 06/12/2019

Saudi-based Islamic group condemns attack on Saudi airport The Saudi-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has condemned the Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha regional airport, which wounded 26, and said it supported Saudi policies aimed at countering "the forces of darkness and terrorism."...
20:51, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia in talks with Lebanon about financial aid-Saudi finmin Saudi Arabia is in discussions with the Lebanese government about providing financial support, Saudi Finance Minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said on Wednesday....
16:00, 09/18/2019

Yemeni Houthis claim attack on Saudi oilfield; no Saudi confirmation Yemen's Houthi movement launched drone attacks on oil facilities in a remote area of Saudi Arabia, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Saturday, but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities or state oil giant Aramco....
12:34, 08/17/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one expat, Saudi-led coalition says Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
01:00, 06/24/2019

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
08:17, 06/18/2019

Saudi minister denies activist Baghdadi faced any Saudi threat A senior Saudi official denied the authorities posed any threat to prominent Palestinian human rights campaigner Iyad al-Baghdadi, who has said the Norwegian security services warned him of a threat against him from Saudi Arabia....
08:51, 05/19/2019

Trump tells Saudi leader US ready to help protect Saudi security - SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, following drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday, state news agency SPA reported....
06:00, 09/15/2019

Saudi-led coalition: Houthi projectile lands near Saudi desalination plant The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen said on Thursday a projectile launched by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi forces had landed on Wednesday night near a Saudi desalination plant in Shuqaiq, causing no casualties or damage....
11:17, 06/20/2019

Yemen's Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition Yemen's Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in Yemen said....
03:34, 06/24/2019

Saudi oil operations unaffected by Houthi drone attack, Saudi Aramco says A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on the Shaybah oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a "limited" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said in a statement....
14:34, 08/17/2019

Houthi attack on Saudi oil field aims to disrupt global oil supply: Saudi minister A drone attack by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on a Saudi oil field on Saturday aims at disrupting the global oil supply, said the kingdom's energy minister, Khalid al-Falih....
16:00, 08/17/2019

Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with Saudi, Iraqi leaders about attack on Saudi oil supply "The United States military, with our interagency team, is working with our partners to address this unprecedented attack and defend the international rules-based order that is being undermined by Iran," Esper tweeted....
22:51, 09/16/2019

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage” DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says 2 Saudi oil tankers hit in “sabotage attack” off UAE coast have “significant damage”...
06:34, 05/13/2019

Saudi Energy Minister says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in "a sabotage attack" off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Israel Reverses Course, Allows Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Visit. Tlaib to Israel: Nah, I’m Good First, an Israel visit was off the table, then it was back on and now it’s off again as Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) has said she won’t be visiting her 90-year-old grandmother despite the country’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri approving her request....
21:00, 08/16/2019

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Wall Street hit hard by escalation of tariff war Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with higher tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession....
21:17, 05/13/2019

EU wants to avoid escalation of Iran dispute - Merkel The European Union wants to avoid an escalation in the dispute about Iran's nuclear program, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, adding that Tehran must recognize that it is in its own interests to remain committed to the nuclear deal....
19:34, 05/09/2019

U.N. chief says essential to avoid escalation in the Gulf United Nations chief Antonio Guterres warned on Sunday that it is essential to avoid "any form of escalation" in the Gulf as tensions continue to rise following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by Iran....
15:51, 06/23/2019

Trade war escalation 'to cost households £656 a year' The average US household will be left $831 (£656) worse off as a result of the latest hikes in tariffs on Chinese goods in the nations' trade war, according to economists....
09:51, 05/24/2019

Macy's CEO says tariff escalation could hurt business Macy's Inc said on Wednesday the latest tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington are hitting its furniture business and warned investors that additional levies would leave its clothing and accessory categories vulnerable as well....
23:00, 05/15/2019

UK in regular contact with U.S. over Iran, urges de-escalation Britain is in regular contact with the United States over the situation in Iran and has continuously called for de-escalation on all sides, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday....
13:34, 06/21/2019

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation The newly issued warrant marks the first attempt by the United States to seize a ship since President Trump walked away from the international deal over Iran’s nuclear program and imposed tough new sanctions....
06:51, 08/18/2019

Saudi Arabia says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were among vessels targeted by a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, condemning it as an attempt to undermine the security of global crude supplies....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Opinion: Iran's calculated escalation in the Persian Gulf Iranian speedboats recently went after a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Despite this provocation, the Iranian regime is not out for war, says Rainer Hermann of German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
18:00, 07/14/2019

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of military tensions between the United States and Iran....
21:17, 06/20/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister said on Thursday, calling the reimposition of U.S sanctions "unacceptable"....
10:17, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the escalation of violence is becoming more serious Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the escalation of violence in anti-government protests that have rocked the Asian financial center for three months is becoming more serious....
08:00, 08/27/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces."...
21:17, 05/06/2019

UK concerned by Iran actions, calls for de-escalation: PM May's spokesman Britain is concerned about action by Iranian vessels to stop a commercial oil tanker, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Thursday, calling for a de-escalation of tensions....
13:00, 07/11/2019

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar has been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in London on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
19:00, 06/09/2019

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
14:51, 07/08/2019

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
15:17, 06/18/2019

Factbox: U.S. retailers comment on latest tariff escalation Several U.S. retailers, footwear companies and business groups have warned that the long-drawn Sino-U.S. trade war would jack up consumer prices and trigger job losses....
22:17, 08/29/2019

Deadly escalation in northwestern Syria threatens truce BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say dozens of airstrikes by government forces and Russia on the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria have killed several civilians. The escalation threatens a seven-month truce. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday a dozen overn...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Trade war escalation fears send markets tumbling World stock markets have fallen on signs that China is ready to use its supply of rare earth chemicals as leverage in the increasingly bitter trade dispute with the US....
16:00, 05/29/2019

International community raises concerns over possible U.S.-Iran escalation International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims that Iran poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
02:17, 05/15/2019

Deadly escalation in northwest Syria threatens truce Syrian government forces have kept up an escalation against the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria with a wave of airstrikes that killed several people Friday, activists and state media reported....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Oman following Yemen escalation with 'great concern': Omani media Oman is following with "great concern the military escalation" in Yemen's war as well as a missile strike on Saudi Arabia's Abha airport, the Oman TV News website said on Friday, citing a Foreign Ministry source....
12:17, 06/14/2019

Trade war escalation nudges U.S. closer to recession: Reuters poll The recent escalation in the U.S.-China trade war has brought forward the next U.S. recession, according to a majority of economists polled by Reuters who now expect the Federal Reserve to cut rates again in September and once more next year....
03:34, 08/09/2019

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beijing, capping one of the most extraordinary days in......
05:34, 08/24/2019

Trump heaps another 5% tariff on Chinese goods in latest tit-for-tat escalation U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lashed back at a new round of Chinese tariffs by heaping an additional 5% duty on some $550 billion in targeted Chinese goods in the latest tit-for-tat trade war escalation by the world's two largest economies....
03:34, 08/24/2019

Trump’s Trade War Escalation Will Exact Economic Pain, Adviser Says President Trump’s decision to renew his trade war with China could inflict lasting damage on the American economy, but the ultimate impact depends on how far the president takes the fight....
05:17, 05/13/2019

Germany cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalation Germany appears cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, saying that its top priority is deescalating tensions in the region as it tries to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran...
13:00, 06/24/2019

Senators raise alarm over Trump's escalation in trade war with China Senate lawmakers from heavily agricultural states have expressed alarm over the recent escalation in the White House's ongoing trade war with China. Lawmakers from both parties said President Trump's insistence that the tariffs will boost the economy and bring in revenue misunderstands how tariffs w...
00:51, 05/15/2019

Petraeus warns of risk of 'inadvertent escalation' of Iran situation Petraeus also said during an interview on CNBC's "Halftime Report" that it is "not clear what" the Trump administration's "policy is in the Middle East regarding Iran's nuclear program."...
20:51, 07/23/2019

Nikkei slides as escalation in U.S.-China trade war hurts sentiment Japan's Nikkei dropped on Monday as most cyclical sectors lost ground after the trade war between the United States and China escalated, while a fall in U.S. futures hurt sentiment....
11:34, 05/13/2019

In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says A military official said on Thursday that Iran had fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, but added that the test did not pose a threat to Western interests in the region....
09:34, 07/26/2019

Farmers could take more blows in latest round of tariff escalation with China Though the $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs China announced Monday includes a long list of foods produced in the United States, industry experts say the impact on U.S. agriculture is difficult to predict....
09:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northwest Syria and believes they are a "reckless escalation" of violence, the State Department said on Tuesday....
21:34, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong leader warns against interference, escalation of violence Interference by foreign parliaments in Hong Kong's affairs is deeply regrettable, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city said on Tuesday, adding that an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the city....
11:17, 09/10/2019

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tankers.“We do not seek the continuation of tension with some European countries,” Iran’s president, Ha...
05:51, 07/25/2019

A top Emirati diplomat says UAE ‘very committed to de-escalation’ after alleged sabotage of oil tankers DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Emirati diplomat says UAE ‘very committed to de-escalation’ after alleged sabotage of oil tankers....
20:51, 05/15/2019

UK, France and Germany say gravely concerned at escalation in Syrian fighting Britain, Germany and France called on Monday for an end to the military escalation in north western Syria, saying they were gravely concerned at recent violence which had led to the death of more than 120 civilians....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, the one-...
19:17, 05/25/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday....
10:00, 05/07/2019

US-China trade talks won't break down despite latest escalation, expert says Neither the U.S. nor China wants to be seen as the party that derailed trade talks, says William Reinsch of Center for Strategic and International Studies....
07:34, 08/26/2019

Conflict escalation reaches fever pitch in this Immortal Hulk exclusive The Immortal Hulk is the best superhero comic on the stands, and in a rare instance of the market rewarding quality, the book has turned out to be a massive commercial success. Sales have skyrocketed with recent issues—there’s a great sales analysis on comicbook.com—and after years of writing undera...
02:51, 08/02/2019

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War The agreement, reached at the Group of 20 meeting in Osaka, Japan, represented a temporary cease-fire to give negotiators another chance to forge a permanent accord....
14:00, 06/29/2019

Dow drops 600 points as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks are falling sharply after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.        ...
17:34, 08/05/2019

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping additional tariffs in an effort to resume trade talks....
02:34, 07/01/2019

France calls Iran to respect nuclear deal, warns of escalation France called on Iran on Wednesday to respect all its commitments after Tehran announced it was relaxing some curbs to its nuclear program, and warned against any action that would lead to an escalation....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Dow plunges almost 600 points as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks are falling sharply after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.       ...
21:00, 08/05/2019

UN chief calls on Venezuela’s politicians to ‘avoid escalation’, end suffering of the people Reports of violence and casualties linked to unrest in Venezuela should be investigated transparently and independently, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, before calling for calm....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Severe local 0-Day escalation exploit found in Steam Client Services Enlarge / Breaking bugs are as described—a security flaw in Steam's client service allows easy execution of arbitrary code as LOCALSYSTEM. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Earlier today, disgruntled security researcher Vasily Kravets released a zero-day vulnerability in the Windows version o...
10:00, 08/08/2019

China releases document slamming U.S. for escalation in trade war, says it won't back down China released a document blaming U.S. for the escalation of trade fight. U.S. It says China has kept its word and accuses the U.S. of backtracking        ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Fears rise over conflict with Iran — and Washington 'has no effective de-escalation strategy' The oil price spiked Monday, with Brent crude jumping more than 1.5% in a sign of market concern over provocative behavior from both Washington and Tehran....
20:17, 05/13/2019

Hong Kong leader says escalation of violence will not solve social issues An escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in Hong Kong, the leader of the Chinese-ruled city, Carrie Lam, said on Tuesday, adding that she deeply regretted interference by foreign parliaments in the Asian financial hub's matters....
09:51, 09/10/2019

Foreign Office minister to visit Iran to call for 'urgent de-escalation' Andrew Murrison will raise concerns about country’s conduct amid rising tensions A Foreign Office minister is to visit Iran on Sunday and call for “urgent de-escalation in the region”, amid heightening tensions between Tehran and Washington after an unmanned American drone was shot down.Andrew Murri...
09:34, 06/23/2019

EVs, batteries could draw bulk of $7B GM pledge to UAW New electric vehicles, an all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system could draw much of the $7 billion that GM has pledged to invest in the U.S....
08:34, 09/17/2019

Confusion and backlash against Johnson's 'sin tax' pledge Boris Johnson's pledge to halt "sin taxes" on salty, sugary and fatty foods has been immediately marked by confusion and a backlash among Tory MPs and health charities....
13:17, 07/03/2019

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle East plan, are raising the stakes in President Trump’s search for a new national security adviser to replace the ousted John Bolton....
20:51, 09/16/2019

'Grave consequences' await if new deadly escalation of violence in Gaza continues - top UN official The United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, is “deeply concerned by yet another dangerous escalation in Gaza and the tragic loss of life”. According to news reports, approximately 200 rockets were fired on Saturday from the Occupied Palestinian Territ...
22:34, 05/04/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares, yields sink on U.S.-China trade war escalation fears * Asia, EM stocks at 2-month lows, SKorea sinks 3 percent (Updates after U.S. market open, adds commentary, changes byline, previous dateline LONDON)...
18:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the world’s two biggest economies. The decision, which came hours after President Donald Trump accu...
13:34, 08/06/2019

Business groups slam China tariff hikes and call for end to trade war escalation The business community slammed the White House's announcement Friday that it was hiking tariffs on Chinese goods. Trade associations said the continuing escalation of the U.S.-China trade war was benefiting no one....
11:34, 08/24/2019

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliation for Iran shooting down an unmanned US surveilla...
03:17, 06/22/2019

Dow ends more than 700 points lower as trade war escalation with China pummels stock market U.S. stocks ended sharply lower after China let its currency sink to the lowest level in more than a decade, escalating a trade battle with the U.S.        ...
03:00, 08/06/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.        ...
09:17, 08/01/2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says escalation of violence will not solve social issues Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday an escalation of violence cannot solve social issues in the Chinese-ruled city and that she deeply regrets foreign parliaments' interference in the financial hub's matters....
12:51, 09/10/2019

Seeking to avoid escalation, ships deploy unarmed guards to navigate Gulf Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra safeguard after a wave of attacks in the region, security companies involved said....
14:34, 07/17/2019

UNDP: Donors pledge $1.2B to cyclone-hit Mozambique Donors from around the world have pledged more than $1 billion to Mozambique, to help the African nation recover from two tropical cyclones that lashed the nation earlier this year....
21:17, 06/03/2019

I Pledge My Undying Allegiance to Princess, the Hypnotizing Dog When I opened my eyes this morning, I had no idea there was a dog internationally famous for its apparent ability to hypnotize people. Then everything changed:...
05:34, 08/25/2019

Jaguar gets $626M in U.K. loan guarantees after EV pledge The guarantee to JLR by the U.K. Export Finance agency was granted to support the design, manufacture and export of electric cars, British Prime Minister Theresa May said....
04:34, 07/16/2019

Colombia’s Army Changes Pledge to Carry Out Killings Colombia’s army, which had ordered officers to pledge to double the number of militants they killed, captured or forced to surrender, said it would change the commitment....
00:17, 05/22/2019

'You will never break our will': Palestinians to Netanyahu after annexation pledge Palestinians tilling the fertile Jordan Valley said on Wednesday they have been rooted for generations to the West Bank land that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to annex, and they vowed never to give it up....
04:00, 09/12/2019

Chancellor to pledge extra £2bn for key Brexit projects The chancellor is set to announce an additional £2bn of Brexit funding for government departments when he sets out public spending and investment plans later....
10:00, 09/04/2019

Trump stands by pledge that more to come in U.S.-Mexico deal U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by his comments that part of the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend had yet to be made public, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement....
18:17, 06/11/2019

PM to pledge new rail route between Leeds and Manchester Boris Johnson will outline key policy commitments – including a new rail route between Manchester and Leeds - in his first speech outside Westminster as prime minister....
01:34, 07/27/2019

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more civilian lives and displaced thousands in recent days....
18:34, 05/07/2019

Ben Stiller lends voice to Syrian refugees as White Helmets warn of Russian escalation Actor and director Ben Stiller appeared on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to testify on behalf of Syrian refugees as rescue workers and humanitarian groups warn of intensifying bombing raids and violence by Russian and Assad regime forces in northwestern areas of the country....
11:17, 05/02/2019

Pennsylvania school drops ‘God bless America’ after pledge SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania school principal will no longer say “God bless America” after leading students in the Pledge of Allegiance. Peter Brigg’s practice at Sabold Elementary School in Springfield led at least one parent to complain to the Freedom From Religion Foun...
21:17, 05/08/2019

UA announces Pell Grant Pledge for incoming freshman TUCSON – Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, all Arizona-resident, Pell-eligible freshmen attending the University of Arizona main campus will have the full cost of their tuition covered for 4 years, the university announced Thursday. The Pell Pledge Grant will make college more accessible for st...
22:34, 09/13/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Donors pledge over US$ 15 million to WHO’s Contingency Fund for Emergencies Donors have pledged an additional US$15.3 million to support quick action by the World Health Organization to tackle disease outbreaks and humanitarian health crises through its emergency response fund in 2018, the Contingency Fund for Emergencies (CFE). Canada, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, the Repub...
19:17, 04/28/2019

MPs pledge to form alternative parliament in case of prorogation Cross-party declaration calls Boris Johnson a threat to ‘very nature’ of British democracyPolitics live – latest updatesBoris Johnson has been described as a threat to the “very nature” of British democracy at a cross-party meeting where MPs agreed to form an alternative parliament in the event of t...
20:00, 08/27/2019

Donors pledge $1.2 billion to rebuild Mozambique after cyclones: U.N. International donors pledged to contribute $1.2 billion to help rebuild areas and infrastructure destroyed by cyclones Kenneth and Idai in Mozambique, according to the United Nations, less than half the amount the government says is needed....
14:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. to pledge not to raise auto tariffs on Japan, report says The pledge will be part of a joint statement on trade due to be released following a meeting between President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe next week in New York, the Tokyo Shimbun reported....
12:51, 09/16/2019

FCA-Renault deal would test pledge to keep all plants open A promise by Fiat Chrysler to deliver 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) of savings in its merger with Renault without closing plants looks brave to some analysts, given the Italian automaker’s surplus capacity in Europe....
13:34, 05/31/2019

With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
14:34, 06/12/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
20:17, 07/23/2019

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers....
01:18, 09/17/2019

Pledge On Conversions For All NGO Staff In New Rules For Foreign Funding For NGOs to receive foreign funds, all their employees and officials have to declare to the government that they were not prosecuted or convicted for religious conversions, according to new rules put......
06:00, 09/17/2019

With Evgeny Kuznetsov’s status still up in the air, Capitals pledge to support him Kuznetsov met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Monday, and Washington is waiting to hear if he'll receive any additional discipline for his positive cocaine test with the International Ice Hockey Federation....
02:00, 09/13/2019

Young Kashmiris, Nursed on Conflict, Pledge to Resist Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent decision to end Kashmir’s partial autonomy has set him against young, alienated Kashmiris who see New Delhi as an occupying force. Many say that they will mount protests, others that they aren’t afraid to take up arms....
17:00, 08/20/2019

Critics cast doubt on CEO pledge to downgrade shareholders Corporate America’s lobbying group, the Business Roundtable, says it will no longer put shareholders first — but critics aren’t buying it. The powerful business lobbying group, led by JPMorgan Chase Chief Executive Jamie Dimon, changed its definition of the purpose of a corporation Monday by giving ...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump’s 2016 campaign trail promise is being put to ...
04:34, 05/18/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite having per-capita emissions that are about half tho...
00:51, 07/31/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
12:00, 08/23/2019

US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge "Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have been shipped and accepted," a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said Thursday....
15:00, 08/23/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
23:51, 05/16/2019

A gun shot, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air as protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons Sunday, in one of the most violent nights seen since mass pro-democracy protests began 12 weekends ago....
18:34, 08/26/2019

Romance novelists pledge to confront abortion 'taboo' after Alabama ban State senate’s near-total abortion ban prompts demand for genre to treat issue as ‘a normal part of life, not a moral lesson’Dip into the fast-moving world of romantic fiction and it quickly becomes clear that very few of the fictional couples enjoying mind-blowing sex have any idea how to use a con...
18:34, 05/17/2019

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight jihadists The leaders of West African nations have announced a plan to combat the growing problem of Islamist violence in the region. Jihadist groups have strengthened their presence across the arid Sahel region this year....
05:34, 09/15/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesday after World leader...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Top EU officials visit Kiev, pledge more aid for war-torn east Ukraine European Union leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker pledged support and financial assistance to conflict-riven Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday while urging Russia to do more to bring peace to the Donbass region....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
02:00, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers....
02:17, 09/17/2019

CORRECTED-Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United States as parts of contract talks with the United Auto Workers....
02:17, 09/17/2019

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to start on Sunday. Related: Lunatic 19s: A Deportational...
03:51, 07/13/2019

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movement?...
11:34, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
16:34, 08/23/2019

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
13:34, 08/24/2019

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid US pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minister said, adding that he was still hopeful the U.S. will join the initiative....
22:34, 08/24/2019

MLB’s Mets swap epitomizes failed pledge to young fans Is it harsh to suggest that Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, is a well-paid liar? You tell me. In March of 2017, Manfred said this: “Major League Baseball’s greatest responsibility is to ensure that today’s youth become active participants in our game as players and fans.” He adde...
23:17, 08/10/2019

Should Parents Pledge as a Group to Delay Giving Smartphones to Their Children? Groups like Wait Until 8th address a public-health crisis, supporters say. But critics argue that these pledges will carry costs for some children. The two sides square off in a debate....
09:34, 04/29/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
20:00, 09/05/2019

PewDiePie Has To Explain That His $50,000 Pledge To An Anti-Hate Group Is Legit In a video yesterday, Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg announced a generous $50,000 donation to the Anti-Defamation League, a 100-year-old advocacy organization founded to combat anti-Semitism. Kjellberg, who was celebrating his 100,000,000-follower touchstone on YouTube, explained in his video that “I f...
02:34, 09/12/2019

Hong Kong protesters pledge to stand up to thugs after attack Anger growing against police and authorities after masked men left 45 people in hospitalProtesters in Hong Kong have pledged to stand up to thugs who attacked demonstrators at the weekend as public anger grows towards the government and police.Demonstrators have filed for a permit to hold a rally on...
19:17, 07/23/2019

U.S. casinos pledge responsible marketing rules for sports betting U.S. casinos on Tuesday agreed to a code of conduct for responsible marketing of sports betting, a year after a pivotal court ruling paved the way for a new country-wide legal sports wagering market....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
12:17, 05/20/2019

With October 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat"....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest escalation: Tear gas, water cannons and a police officer firing a warning shot The tension between law enforcement and pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong escalated over the weekend as police used tear gas, deployed water cannons and drew their guns at protesters — including one officer who fired his weapon in what authorities said was a warning shot....
18:34, 08/26/2019

Live ammunition, petrol bombs and water cannons mark violent escalation in Hong Kong protests A Hong Kong police officer fired a live shot into the air after protesters squared off against police armed with water cannons on Sunday night, marking one of the most violent nights of pro-democracy protests seen over the 12 weekends of consecutive protests that have rocked the city....
22:34, 08/25/2019

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace process, a senior United Nations envoy warned the Security Council on Tuesday. ...
21:34, 08/27/2019

UPDATED: Thousands flee fighting around Libyan capital as Guterres condemns escalation, urges 'immediate halt' to all military operations The UN chief António Guterres strongly condemned  on Monday night the military escalation and ongoing fighting in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli, including an aerial attack earlier in the day by aircraft from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) force, which closed the city's only func...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Israeli military lifts protective restrictions for country’s south, signaling cease-fire deal after Gaza escalation JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military lifts protective restrictions for country’s south, signaling cease-fire deal after Gaza escalation....
10:00, 05/06/2019

‘Louder and more hateful’: Big-city leaders say Trump’s attacks on Baltimore are escalation of his strategy to denigrate diverse, liberal areas The president has sought to paint urban enclaves as violent, dirty and socially deviant, a sharp contrast to the praise he heaps on whiter, more conservative communities....
08:51, 07/29/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and public awareness projects....
03:00, 05/23/2019

Alyssa Milano slammed for pledge to not speak negatively about Democratic candidates Alyssa Milano came under fire on Twitter after asking their followers to refrain from criticizing any of the Democratic hopefuls in the 2020 presidential election....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Kate Spade New York fulfills $1 million mental health pledge FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2008, file photo, designer Kate Spade attends the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists event in New York. A year after Spade took her own life, the foundation that bears her name announced Wednesday, June 5, 2019, the completion of a $1 million pledge to support mental hea...
23:00, 06/05/2019

Bolton reminds Kim of missile pledge after North Korea warns of 'new road' U.S. national security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader's pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang conducted its fourth short-range missile test in less than two weeks and warned is might pursue "a new...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Trump cries foul as Draghi stimulus pledge knocks euro The head of the European Central Bank (ECB) has come under attack from Donald Trump after he pledged "additional stimulus" if the eurozone economy continues to flag....
16:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
19:34, 09/05/2019

Ahead of U.S. deadline, Mexico minister has fulfilled migration enforcement pledge Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central America, as a deadline in a bilateral pact approaches....
02:34, 07/20/2019

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyThe popular YouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to an anti-hate group, which he had dedicated as a means of atoning for past accusations of racism and a...
01:00, 09/13/2019

FCC chair backs merger after T-Mobile and Sprint pledge 97% U.S. 5G coverage in 3 years Ajit Pai has thrown his weight behind T-Mobile's and Sprint's merger after the carriers promised to deploy 5G across the entire U.S., including rural areas.Read More...
15:34, 05/20/2019

Investors pile into Japan stocks ahead of BoJ pledge to keep rates low: BAML Japanese equities sucked in their biggest inflows of cash this week since March 2018 ahead of the Bank of Japan's pledge to keep interest rates at super-low levels for longer - the latest central......
23:34, 04/28/2019

Marianne Williamson's odd Democratic debate pledge to call New Zealand's PM goes viral Marianne Williamson’s bizarre promise to phone the prime minister of New Zealand as her first act as  the president went viral after the Democratic debate on Thursday....
16:51, 06/28/2019

PewDiePie rescinds donation pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash YouTube star PewDiePie pledged to donate to an anti-hate group following criticism for peddling anti-Semitic content – then decided to pull his donation after backlash from his fans. PewDiePie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, announced on Tuesday he would be donating $50,000 to the Anti-Defamati...
23:34, 09/12/2019

Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un pledge 'peace and stability' during historic Pyongyang visit Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un have pledged to work towards "peace and stability" on the Korean peninsula during the Chinese president's historic visit to North Korea....
20:34, 06/20/2019

APAC nations pledge digital cooperation, but acknowledge some implementation challenging Governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity have laid out new five-year goals to "co-create a connected digital future" for the region that include the development of data privacy and cybersecurity policies and regulations, but admit that--given the number of countries involved--the ...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Andrew Yang’s Debate Pledge: He’ll Give 10 People $1,000 a Month. Is That Legal? During the Democratic debate in Houston, Mr. Yang announced that he would use campaign funds to distribute 10 “freedom dividends.” The move raises questions about possible campaign finance violations....
21:34, 09/13/2019

Frat bro found guilty in pledge’s alcohol-related hazing death A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It took less than an hour for the jurors to convict Matthew Naquin, 21, who now faces anywhere from probation to five years in pri...
04:00, 07/18/2019

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
19:34, 08/24/2019

Warren’s Immigration Plan Includes Pledge to Investigate Abuses Under Trump Until Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren had not offered a comprehensive immigration plan. Her proposal includes an aggressive push for liberal priorities....
18:51, 07/11/2019

Taliban Make Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt....
02:51, 09/18/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violence online in what they described as an “unprecedented agreement”.Wednesday’s event, two months to the...
22:17, 05/15/2019

China's climate 'ambition' pledge could lead to tougher CO2 targets: experts A new pledge by China to show "the highest possible ambition" in the fight against climate change could see the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter introduce new and more stringent carbon targets next year, according to experts and policy advisors....
10:34, 07/02/2019

200 Women's Hockey Players Pledge To Boycott North American Pro Leagues In an announcement today, 200 women’s hockey players—among them Team USA stars Hilary Knight and Kendall Coyne Schofield—pledged to boycott all North American professional women’s hockey leagues until those leagues start paying players livable wages....
21:51, 05/02/2019

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a period of three to five years....
22:00, 07/13/2019

John McDonnell urges Brexit referendum pledge in Labour manifesto John McDonnell and two senior shadow cabinet ministers will tonight pressure Jeremy Corbyn to shift to an explicit pledge for a second referendum in Labour's next election manifesto....
18:00, 07/15/2019

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden, the Democratic front-runner for...
07:00, 07/16/2019

West African leaders pledge $1 billion to fight Islamist threat West African leaders have pledged $1 billion to combat the spiraling threat of Islamist militancy in the region, the head of the regional ECOWAS bloc said on Saturday....
09:19, 09/15/2019

UPDATE 6-Boeing makes $100 million pledge for 737 MAX crash-related support Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
05:00, 07/04/2019

UN welcomes 'record' Brussels conference pledge of nearly $7 billion to support Syrians Foreign ministers from more than 50 countries gathered on Thursday at a joint European Union-UN pledging conference, and pledged to provide a record $6.97 billion, to support millions of Syrians in need both inside the country, and sheltering in host communities beyond its borders. ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

New Zealand Seeking Global Support for Pledge to Counter Extremist Content Online New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is preparing a global push called the “Christchurch Call” to compel large internet platforms to do more about extremist content in the wake of a massacre of 51 Muslims at mosque in the country in March, the New York Times reported on Sunday.Read more......
01:51, 05/13/2019

North Korea Missile Tests Didn't Violate Kim Jong Un Pledge To Trump: US US national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to......
21:17, 08/01/2019

Netflix Becomes the First Major Hollywood Studio to Pledge to Fight Georgia’s Abortion Bill Since Georgia passed a bill earlier this month that effectively bans abortion after six weeks, most major production companies with ties to the state have stayed quiet. Thanks in part to a generous tax incentive there, Georgia is home to a thriving film industry, which stands to be impacted signific...
19:51, 05/28/2019

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash Pledge $90 Million to Fight Driver Legislation in California A state proposal, Assembly Bill 5, could give working drivers more employee rights. The companies said they were willing to start a ballot initiative to thwart it....
05:51, 08/30/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-term plans afoot. A good news story in government, w...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Uber and Lyft pledge $60 million to ballot measure in fight to keep drivers as contractors Uber and Lyft on Thursday pledged $60 million to a California ballot initiative for the 2020 election that would maintain the status of their drivers as contract workers....
03:17, 08/30/2019

Rihanna, Ludacris Among Celebs to Pledge Support to Victims of Hurricane Dorian: 'You Are In Our Prayers' The unspeakable destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian has destroyed far more than just property in the Bahamas. Thankfully, pop princess Rihanna has pledged to help restore what was lost....
11:17, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
22:34, 08/24/2019

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks....
11:34, 06/09/2019

UN health agency welcomes Facebook pledge to stop vaccine misinformation from going viral The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday welcomed Facebook’s pledge to ensure users can separate fact from fiction when it comes to vaccines, across its platforms from Facebook Search, to Groups, Pages and forums....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations worried it could cost jobs....
03:00, 06/20/2019

Factbox: Netanyahu's West Bank pledge alarms Middle Eastern states Middle Eastern nations have expressed alarm at a plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex parts of the occupied West Bank if he wins a closely contested election less than a week away....
10:34, 09/12/2019

Huawei Says Little Has Changed Despite President Trump's Pledge to Ease Restrictions on Tech Giant Huawei says its relationship with the U.S. is basically the same as it was a couple of months ago, despite President Donald Trump’s pledge to ease restrictions that currently bar American companies from doing business with the Chinese tech giant.Read more......
14:17, 07/12/2019

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti-Semitism, hundreds of his fans went into full conspiracy theory mode, questioning whether he had been blackmailed into doing so. Kjellberg, who has be...
10:17, 09/13/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Lyon’s Lucy Bronze makes World Cup pledge to Barcelona’s Toni Duggan • Bronze thrilled by her team’s Champions League final 4-1 win• Tells England teammate Duggan, ‘We’ll win World Cup together’Lucy Bronze has revealed she told her distraught England teammate Toni Duggan they will “win the World Cup together instead” this summer following Lyon’s 4-1 Champions League ...
18:34, 05/19/2019

Exclusive: Canada's opposition leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
23:51, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Canada's Conservative leader to drop pledge to balance budget in two years Canada's Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer on Friday plans to drop a previous pledge to balance the budget within two years if elected, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government has made it impossible to do so responsibly....
01:51, 05/24/2019

Minnesota city council votes to ditch Pledge of Allegiance, reconsiders after backlash A Minnesota city is reconsidering its decision to no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance at the start of city council meetings after facing major backlash. ...
18:17, 06/28/2019

Hunt promises fox hunting vote as Johnson makes police boost pledge Jeremy Hunt would move to see the ban on fox hunting reversed if he becomes prime minister - as his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson pledged to put 20,000 more police officers on the streets over three years....
11:17, 07/04/2019

Hate content pledge is a landmark in how social networks will operate, ad group chair says The "Christchurch Call," a new pledge to stop hateful content from appearing online, will have a significant impact on how social networks operate, according to Maurice Levy, chair of one of the world's largest ad groups....
21:51, 05/16/2019

Christchurch Call: USA missing from 26 member pledge to eliminate violent online content Two months after the horrific Christchurch terrorist attack, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has gathered the support of 18 nations and eight tech companies in her bid to stop the internet from being used as a tool for terrorists....
08:34, 05/16/2019

Greens pledge to regulate tech giants to ensure only ‘verifiable identities’ on platforms Is it possible for a government to enact this type of regulation, and would it actually address the problems the Greens have referenced? Global News asked three experts....
00:00, 09/18/2019

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense so as to ensure the continued viability of the NATO alliance....
06:00, 08/15/2019

First Tee of Tucson expands to Oro Valley TUCSON – First Tee of Tucson has a new location in Oro Valley. Kids ages five to 17-years-old can now participate in the program at El Conquistador Golf and Tennis in Oro Valley. The junior golf program teaches lessons about respect, sportsmanship and judgment. The kids are also taught self-ma...
10:00, 08/27/2019

Everything you need to know to protect your pet from valley fever TUCSON – Valley fever is a fungus that can only be found in Arizona and the San Joaquin Valley in California. It grows in the dirt and can be spread when the spores enter the air and get inhaled. News 4 Tucson spoke with Dr. Jennifer Wilcox, the chief of veterinary services at the Pima Animal ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

I-19 closed near Green Valley TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation say I-19 has been closed down in both directions near Green Valley. Official say the road has been closed near Esperanza boulevard after three people were shot. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says people in two cars started shooting at...
06:00, 06/30/2019

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run in Oro Valley TUCSON – A man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to a hit-and-run incident. Police say the incident happened near First Avenue and Oracle Road. OVPD looking for a hit and run suspect in the area of 1st and Oracle. Black male, mid 30’s last seen wearing jeans and a blue shirt. May have re...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Pledge $2 Million in Support of Migrant Children's Rights Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have donated $2 million to the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund (LDF) and the Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights. According to a press......
03:00, 09/05/2019

Lawrence Jones says Pledge of Allegiance controversy sparks mixed reactions in Minnesota city Residents offered mixed reactions to a Minnesota city's initial plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of its council meetings -- a decision that city officials are now reconsidering -- according to Lawrence Jones....
07:34, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
10:51, 09/05/2019

Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge For more than a year, local residents have expressed concern about rising rents and displacement as Google's plans for a massive expansion in San Jose continue....
18:00, 07/11/2019

North Korea tested missiles, but that didn’t violate a pledge to Trump: John Bolton John Bolton: "The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic missiles,"...
09:17, 08/01/2019

Bolton says North Korea tests didn't violate pledge to Trump, but no word on talks U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to say when working-level talks on denuclearization would resume....
02:51, 08/01/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
02:17, 07/30/2019

'Storm Area 51' craze continues as 2M people pledge to raid secret gov't military base The "Storm Area 51 event" event that went viral last month as people pledged to crash the secret military base in an attempt to "see them aliens" has only grown in scale in recent weeks. More than 2 million Facebook users have said they are going, up from slightly more than 400,000 two weeks ago....
00:51, 08/02/2019

Boris Johson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
18:51, 07/29/2019

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota wants city council to restore Pledge of Allegiance at meetings The mayor of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, said Wednesday on "Fox News @ Night" that he wants the city council to keep reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before meetings. ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of it's election campaign, as the central bank called for stimulus to aid a slowing economy....
12:34, 05/21/2019

New life for Switzerland’s hippy valley A bohemian mountain community in Ticino has rejected national-park status – and fast-track development – in favour of small grassroots projectsThe yellow postal bus lurches up the narrow, dead-end road that winds through Valle Onsernone, blasting its horn in warning as it rounds one cliff-hugging ha...
20:00, 08/24/2019

Silicon Valley Needs a Few Good CFOs As more startups turn into large, complex firms, many are looking to hire a finance chief who can impose financial discipline and bring a new level of managerial expertise. Problem is, such talent is in short supply....
17:00, 05/24/2019

July 4th events and activities in Oro Valley Fourth of July scene with sparklers and the American flag. / Getty Images ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley’s July 4th celebrations will take place at a different location this year. The 2019 July 4th Celebration and Fireworks will be from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at James D. Kriegh Park, locate...
01:51, 06/12/2019

Do you know this man from HBO's Silicon Valley or from those Verizon commercials? Quick question: Who is that guy up above? You’re reading The A.V. Club, unless you came here on accident, so you probably know that he’s Thomas Middleditch, the star of HBO’s Silicon Valley, as well as kid detective JJ O’Malaman, one of Dwight’s relatives from that backdoor pilot on The Office, and ...
09:00, 08/27/2019

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:00, 06/06/2019

The sixth season of 'Silicon Valley' will be its last Silicon Valley will return to HBO later this year for its sixth season. Unfortunately for its fans, it will also be the end of the show's run. Variety reported today that the upcoming season of Mike Judge's tech-centric comedy will be the last. Seaso......
01:17, 06/01/2019

Man located, arrested in Oro Valley hit-and-run crash TUCSON – A man was arrested in connection to a hit-and-run crash in Oro Valley Wednesday morning. On Wednesday 9:26 a.m., Oro Valley Police Department received a report of a crash at Oracle Road and El Conquistador Way. According to OVPD, a vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene. A perso...
11:51, 05/30/2019

Thousands without power in Green Valley GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Thousands of people are without electricity after a power outage was reported by Tucson Electric Power Monday afternoon. According to TEP, the area affected is La Canada Drive between Anamax Mine Road and Esperanza Boulevard. Officials say it started at around 4:26 p.m., ...
07:34, 09/03/2019

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley residents are eligible and there is a limit of 10 s...
22:34, 06/17/2019

Here's why Silicon Valley is in California, not in Germany The future is being invented in California, not in Germany. An entrepreneur and a VC who work in both places say the reasons for this are deep-rooted and will be very difficult to overcome — but things are improving....
10:51, 08/13/2019

Three sought in San Tan Valley K-8 school robbery SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. – Three people are sought in connection to a robbery at a K-8 school in San Tan Valley that occurred Wednesday morning, according to Pinal County Sheriff’s Office. According to PCSO, surveillance video showed three people with their faces covered enter into the San ...
01:34, 07/27/2019

How New York can be the new Silicon Valley — without Amazon It’s been six months since Amazon broke up with New York on Valentine’s Day, and the city is still feeling the pain. Many worked hard to convince the tech giant to base its second HQ in Long Island City, a plan that would have regenerated a brownfield in the neighborhood, created at least 25,0...
23:17, 07/27/2019

Silicon Valley Is Coming for Your House Offering “instant buying,” companies like Zillow and Opendoor are bringing liquidity to the housing market. Critics fear they could also be bringing risk....
11:51, 05/07/2019

Ustwo confirms there will be a ‘Monument Valley 3’ Fans of the meditative, mobile puzzle game Monument Valley will soon have more obstacles to tackle. British game developer Ustwo confirmed on Twitter today [via a job posting] that there will be a Monument Valley 3. It's still early days, so there ar......
03:51, 08/01/2019

Croft BTCC: Andrew Jordan gives WSR BMW another win Andrew Jordan netted his fourth win of the British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race at Croft, leading from lights to flag in a dominant display...
15:17, 06/16/2019

Jordan Binnington Finally Looks Nervous He’s played in fewer than 50 NHL games, but St. Louis Blues goalie Jordan Binnington has already become famous for his unflappability. His call-up from the AHL and run as the starter beginning in January was the spark that completely turned the Blues’ awful season around. The 25-year-old was magic f...
17:51, 05/02/2019

US Open week has been an odd one for Jordan Spieth After berating his caddie on Day 1 and hitting a rake on Day 2, Jordan Spieth didn't have any drama Saturday, but there were no highlights either.        ...
06:00, 06/16/2019

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
19:51, 07/09/2019

One year after Kate Spade's death, her foundation fulfills $1 million mental health pledge The Kate Spade company said it hopes to encourage more conversation, education and research around mental health.        ...
19:00, 06/05/2019

YouTube’s PewDiePie pulls $50G pledge to Jewish anti-hate group after apparent backlash from fans Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg is pulling his $50,000 pledge to the Anti-Defamation League after his announcement apparently prompted a backlash from some of his fans....
23:00, 09/13/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Royal Caribbean, Disney Cruise Line, Carnival, others pledge support to Bahamas Royal Caribbean, The Walt Disney Co. and others are offering support to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian ripped a destructive path across the nation       ...
02:00, 09/06/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
18:51, 04/28/2019

| NYPD fires chokehold officer | Brexit pledge: WATCH the top world news videos for today NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner | Johnson to EU: Let's replace Irish backstop with alternative Brexit pledge; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:51, 08/20/2019

White House Abstains From Global ‘Christchurch Call’ Pledge to Stop Spread of Online Hate (PARIS) — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect for “freedom of expression and freedom of the press.” The statement came Wednesda...
23:34, 05/15/2019

Gotta Pay The Bills: PBS Just Got Really Desperate During A Pledge Drive And Offered Up One Night Of Passion With Thomas The Tank Engine With the Trump administration aiming to slash public broadcasting from the federal budget, funding for PBS and its member stations is facing a dire threat, and they’re very clearly feeling the heat: PBS just got really desperate during a pledge drive and offered up one night of passion with Thomas t...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Will Oro Valley golf course be turned into public park? ORO VALLEY – The town council of Oro Valley will be deciding the fate of a 36-hole golf venue, as some residents continue to demand the course be stripped of 9 to 18 holes in order to make space for a public park. Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
16:51, 07/28/2019

TRAFFIC: Crash restricts Oro Valley intersection ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Police say a crash is causing traffic delays in Oro Valley. Oro Valley Police Department says the crash happened near Oracle Road and Innovation Park Drive Thursday morning. Crash at Oracle & Innovation. Officers diverting traffic and there may be some slowing. Use caution in th...
06:17, 05/31/2019

If Silicon Valley were a country, it would be among the richest on Earth With $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product, Silicon Valley residents out-produce almost every nation on the planetWere it real, the Sultanate of Silicon Valley would be among the world’s richest countries.Cranking out $128,308 per capita in annual gross domestic product (GDP), residen...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Oro Valley 6th grader competes at national spelling bee TUCSON – Speller 57 Tanish Doshi spelled the word ‘afflatus’ correctly Tuesday morning. #speller57 6th grader Tanish Doshi from Arizona spelled the word 'afflatus' correctly #spellingbee — Scripps National Spelling Bee (@ScrippsBee) May 28, 2019 The sixth grader from Tucson is one of...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Oro Valley’s Alex Bowman to race at “the Glen” ORO VALLEY – NASCAR fans in Pima County will be watching Sunday’s races with lots of anticipation as Ironwood Ridge High School alum Alex Bowman will be gunning for his 2nd NASCAR win. Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast:...
11:17, 08/04/2019

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
08:17, 06/18/2019

Meet Silicon Valley's 'China whisperer' For years, venture capital powerhouse Andreessen Horowitz stood by a steadfast rule: to become a general partner at the firm, you had to be a founder or CEO of a major tech company....
06:17, 05/21/2019

Mutually Assured Disruption in Silicon Valley With venture-capital funds flowing freely, the competition to be a “disrupter” is brisk. Thing is, the battle for dominance burns lots of cash and hinders profitability while not disrupting much besides investors....
16:00, 07/05/2019

In the Hudson Valley, a Drive Back in Time One of the most beautiful parts of New York State was once the spine of the Dutch colony, and remnants of its history are everywhere, hiding in plain sight....
12:17, 06/17/2019

Silicon Valley Makes a Mess in the Kitchen Tech venture-capital funds are pouring money into innovative kitchen and bathroom brands like Brandless and Charlotte Tilbury, yielding a spotty track record as their focus on rapid growth often doesn’t translate well to consumer products....
11:34, 06/14/2019

2019 Oro Valley Music Festival has been canceled The fourth annual Oro Valley Music Festival was held at Naranja Park. ORO VALLEY, Ariz. –The largest outdoor festival in southern Arizona has been canceled. On Tuesday, Oro Valley Music Festival posted a statement on their Facebook page saying there will be no festival this year. “In the interests o...
05:34, 06/07/2019

Traffic: Vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley Crews respond to vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Courtesy: Official GV Fire PIO Twitter TUCSON – Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 19 near Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire, the vehicle is on the right shoulder so...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Bighorn sheep spotted in Oro Valley neighborhood TUCSON – Bighorn sheep have been spotted in an Oro Valley neighborhood this week. Multiple people in the area took photos and videos of the animals and posted them to social media. KVOA spoke with the Arizona Game and Fish Department. They say they saw one video on social media, and it caused...
02:17, 07/19/2019

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here’s why you should be worried Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that reads people’s brainwaves to allow them to type just by thinking. And Elon Musk wants to go even fur...
19:34, 08/24/2019

Review: A Nose by Any Other Name in a Hudson Valley ‘Cyrano’ Jason O’Connell and Brenda Withers’s adaptation of “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival asks us not to take anything at face value....
03:34, 08/22/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just be a base increase, so it is not an increase depen...
19:34, 05/15/2019

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she let her dogs run around. That was January of 2018. ...
06:34, 05/23/2019

Jordan Henderson: ‘City don’t stop at one trophy … we want more and more’ The Liverpool captain is determined that a Champions League final win over Spurs would be just the beginning for his sideIt is easy to see Liverpool’s place in the Champions League final on Saturday as a shot at redemption, a chance to make up for last year’s final disappointment and to gain tangibl...
01:17, 05/26/2019

Jordan Klepper tries again with new Comedy Central take on the news Former 'Daily Show' stalwart Jordan Klepper has a new series on Comedy Central that tries for the heft of '60 Minutes' and the laughs of 'Daily'        ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Jordan's latest sneaker drop is in 'Fortnite' Fortnite has played host to a dazzling number of themed events, featuring collaborations with some of entertainment's biggest franchises including Avengers: Endgame and John Wick. However, for its latest crossover, Epic Games is teaming up with one o......
16:00, 05/22/2019

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with a hip injury, one that could put his senior season in jeopardy        ...
22:51, 05/21/2019

Thruxton BTCC: Jordan leads Turkington in WSR BMW one-two BMW driver Andrew Jordan eased to a second British Touring Car Championship win at Thruxton, leading from lights to flag over WSR team-mate Colin Turkington...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Marlins vs. Padres: Jordan Yamamoto will keep rolling Since May 15, the Miami Marlins are 24-26, which while not great is a far cry from their 10-31 start to the season. They have fared better thanks to young starters pitching well — particularly Jordan Yamamoto, who has been terrific since getting called up. Yamamoto is 3-0 with a 1.24 ERA while avera...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ Jordan Gill must make the most of his next big chance, writes Matt Bevan The post Jordan Gill: ‘I believe becoming a world champion is not out of sight’ appeared first on Boxing News....
23:34, 05/09/2019

Saints give DE Cameron Jordan $52.5M extension Cameron Jordan is now the fourth-highest-paid defensive end in the NFL after the New Orleans Saints signed him to a $52.5 million contract extension....
00:17, 06/13/2019

Jordan Gill is stopped in first career defeat Highly touted British featherweight Jordan Gill was beaten up and stopped in eight rounds by Mexican Enrique Tinoco tonight (May 10) in Nottingham The post Jordan Gill is stopped in first career defeat appeared first on Boxing News....
01:00, 05/11/2019

The curious case of the missing Jordan Eberle RALEIGH, N.C. — If you ever wondered why Lou Lamoriello joined the trade-deadline hunt for Mark Stone and Matt Duchene before the high-octane talents went to Vegas and Columbus, respectively, simply check out the rows of zeroes under the goal-scoring column of this Round 2 against the Hurricanes. No...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Jordan Montgomery suffers setback; MRI scheduled Jordan Montgomery had a bullpen session yesterday that didn’t end according to plan. According to Aaron Boone, the lefty “walked off” with discomfort. Initially unclear as to whether or not it was elbow related, clarification was reached earlier today. #Yankees LHP Jordan Montgome...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Pirates vs. Brewers: Jordan Lyles will get best of his old team Time’s up. Alex Rodriguez, “special adviser,” is no longer on the Yankees’ payroll. Bobby Bonilla, “nothing special,” will continue to be paid $1.19 million a year by the Mets until 2035. Staying in Pittsburgh. Mets leave and the Brewers invade. Milwaukee, thought to be a sure playoff team, is on th...
00:00, 08/06/2019

Jordan takes another BTCC double at Croft Jordan (left) and Smiley BMW racer claims fourth and fifth wins of 2019; fellow 3 Series racer Colin Turkington strengthens title lead Andrew Jordan claimed his fourth and fifth race wins of 2019 in the latest MSA British Touring Car Championship round at Croft, as the new BMW 3 Series continued ...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Penn State frat brothers linked to pledge's death won't serve jail time, judge rules A Pennsylvania judge has traded in jail time for a more lenient sentence for three former Penn State fraternity brothers who pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2017 hazing death of Beta Theta Pi pledge Tim Piazza....
13:17, 05/16/2019

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series begins in September Courtesy: Oro Valley Arizona ORO VALLEY – Singing and dancing always brighten up someone’s day. The Town of Oro Valley and the Music and Dance Academy will soon host the Oro Valley Kids Concert Series. The concert series is meant for children and their families to have an intimate and intera...
23:00, 08/14/2019

FTC chairman says he's prepared to break up Silicon Valley giants Silicon Valley’s most prominent players, already under scrutiny from the Justice Department over antitrust issues, may see their dominance further threatened by a Federal Trade Commission whose chief says he would be willing to break up the companies....
23:34, 08/14/2019

More than 5,000 valley fever cases reported in Arizona this year TUCSON — There have been more than 5,000 cases of Valley fever in Arizona so far this year, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. That number is up from what we saw this time in the past couple of years. “The very highest was in 2011 when there were 16,000 cases reported to t...
12:51, 07/17/2019

Konta wins Nature Valley opener in Birmingham "Johanna Konta was thrilled to make a winning return to action in her first match since her French Open semi-final defeat in the first round of the Nature Valley Classic."...
19:17, 06/17/2019

Silicon Valley is the biggest loser from Trump’s war with Huawei Huawei has had a rollercoaster month. First, the company was placed on an entity list, prohibiting US companies from doing business with it. Then, this weekend, Donald Trump eventually reversed course in a face-to-face meeting with Chinese premier Xi Jinping at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. This i...
15:34, 07/01/2019

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department found 53-year-old Russell...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Mountain Lion spotted lounging in wash in Oro Valley TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is advising residents to be cautious when traveling around the area after they received a tip that a mountain lion was spotted in a northwest side wash on Friday. According to OVPD, the department received a few photos of the cougar hanging out near El Con...
00:34, 07/09/2019

Suspects of string of thefts at Oro Valley Walmart sought TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is investigating a string of recent thefts at the Walmart in Oro Valley. According to OVPD, surveillance video captured a man and woman pretending to check out their items at a self-checkout at the Walmart located at 2150 E. Tangerine Rd. near Oracle Road ...
23:34, 05/28/2019

The Valley of the Thracian Rulers: Hidden Beauty of the Barbarians In ancient times, before Bulgaria’s Turkic and Slavic history, on the territory of this country lived a unique and almost mythical people. ...
02:00, 08/28/2019

Why the Aosta Valley is this season's must-visit ski resort Eyeing up an early ski booking? Forget France or Austria, check out a corner of north-west Italy that's set to host the world's second biggest ski resort, says Mike MacEacheran...
14:34, 08/15/2019

EQM stops some work on WV-VA Mountain Valley natgas pipe EQM Midstream Partners LP told U.S. federal regulators the company would stop some work on its long-delayed Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a couple of permits....
09:34, 08/17/2019

Woman dies after Saturday night crash in Oro Valley ORO VALLEY — Oro Valley police say a woman is dead after a head-on collision Saturday night. Officers say the crash happened around 9 p.m. near Moore Rd. and Zircon Lane. Police responded to a report of a serious collision, where they found one male driver outside of his vehicle, and a female ...
06:17, 07/15/2019

Missing Green Valley woman found safe TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has located a missing 84-year-old woman from Green Valley and returned her home safely. Sandra Stone went missing Thursday morning in the 1100 block of N Rio Mineral in Green Valley, Ariz. Stone is listed as 5 feet 6 inches with hazel eyes an...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app: Many of tech's best new ideas are not coming from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
13:51, 05/15/2019

Chile’s mystical Elqui valley and its sky full of stars The wine region in the Atacama desert is fast becoming the world’s leading astronomy and astro-tourism destination – and its pure skies are perfect for viewing Tuesday’s total solar eclipseThe Atacama desert may be the driest non-polar place on Earth but on its southern fringe is a stretch of vineya...
10:34, 07/01/2019

Four men wanted in thefts at Oro Valley, Tucson Target stores TUCSON – Four men are sought in connection to a string of thefts that occurred at Target locations in Oro Valley and Tucson, Oro Valley Police Department released Monday morning. #metaslider_307762_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

Person of interest sought in Oro Valley church vandalism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Oro Valley Police Department is on the lookout for a person of interest in connection to vandalism involving the candle boxes at St. Mark Catholic Church. According to officials, the incident took place on Aug. 27. Authorities believe the person of interest may have witness...
01:34, 09/13/2019

Vekic tames Azarenka at Silicon Valley Classic Former world number one Victoria Azarenka paid the price for her erratic serve as fifth-seeded Donna Vekic prevailed 6-4 6-3 on Thursday in the second round of the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose. Azarenka, who is coming off a third round loss at Wimbledon last month, committed seven double fa...
11:17, 08/02/2019

Surprising Zheng advances to Silicon Valley final "China\u0027s Zheng Saisai moved into the final of the Silicon Valley Classic with another upset win in California on Saturday to keep alive her dream of a maiden WTA title."...
12:17, 08/04/2019

Wall Street Isn't Buying What Silicon Valley Is Selling Venture capitalists who pumped billions into the largest startups bet that the stock market would embrace them too. Public investors have been less than charmed....
07:51, 05/25/2019

Zheng wins first WTA title at Silicon Valley Classic China's Zheng Saisai beat Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 6-3 7-6(3) Sunday to capture the Silicon Valley Classic and win hermaiden WTA title. Unseeded Zheng powered through the draw with several upset triumphs before finishing it off by defeating second seed Sabalenka. “Five years ago was the firs...
07:17, 08/05/2019

The Valley of the Temples – Glorious Greek Monuments in Sicily Sicily is a beautiful and historic island separated from Italy by the Strait of Messina. It is also surrounded by two other seas - the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian. ...
02:17, 07/28/2019

Death in Ice Valley: New clues in Isdal Woman mystery A man who may have seen the Isdal Woman on the way to her death; a police officer bitter that the case was shut down - new leads in a 49-year-old puzzle....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Vehicle fire restricts NB I-19 traffic in Green Valley GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Green Valley Fire District responded to a vehicle fire that restricted northbound traffic Interstate 19 near Canoa Road Thursday afternoon. According to officials, the incident occurred south of the I-19 northbound off-ramp. A brush fire was reported in connection to the ...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
10:17, 06/19/2019

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
16:51, 07/27/2019

Silicon Valley shutting down after its upcoming sixth season HBO’s Silicon Valley might have a fan in Bill Gates, but the tech mogul’s endorsement isn’t enough to make creator Mike Judge and showrunner Alec Berg want to prolong the series’ past its sixth season, which they’ve long hinted would be the series’ last. This was confirmed today by The Hollywood Rep...
22:51, 05/31/2019

Valley of the dolls: Inside Japan's 'Scarecrow Village' On the surface, Nagoro is like any other sleepy village in southern Japan. Until you realize the town's "villagers" are actually life-size scarecrows -- and they outnumber human residents ten-to-one...
03:51, 07/24/2019

Ruha Benjamin: ‘We definitely can’t wait for Silicon Valley to become more diverse’ The sociologist on how prejudice is embedded in technology – and how we go about building a fairer worldRuha Benjamin is an associate professor of African American studies at Princeton University, and lectures around the intersection of race, justice and technology. She founded the Just Data Lab, wh...
18:00, 06/29/2019

How TaskRabbit's CEO is creating one of the most diverse workforces in Silicon Valley As one of the few black women CEOs in Silicon Valley, Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit is making it her mission to change the landscape, beginning with her own business....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Being laughed out of Silicon Valley was the best thing to happen to my startup Being dismissed by Silicon Valley VCs was humbling, but growing my company here in Bozeman, Montana turned out to be an asset, not a liability.Read More...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Trade-Secrets Case Seen as Warning to Silicon Valley A trade-secrets case involving a Google affiliate highlights how federal prosecutors are now willing to file criminal charges in matters that are traditionally regarded as civil noncompete disputes....
15:00, 09/03/2019

Turquoise Valley Disc Golf closes its doors BISBEE, Ariz. – The Turquoise Valley Disc Golf announced on Facebook Tuesday that the course will be closing down effective immediately. According to TVDG, the current owner and developer, Joseph Lewis, without noticed shut the doors to the place. A sign posted on the gates of Turquoise Valley...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Search warrant requested in Oro Valley homicide case TUCSON – The Oro Valley man accused of killing his wife in February was in court Tuesday morning. Prosecutors filed a motion to obtain a search warrant to investigate 37-year-old Trevor Draegeth’s computer hard drive. Draegeth was arrested for first-degree murder after his wife, 40-year-old Laurie D...
23:34, 05/28/2019

Silicon Valley Came to Kansas Schools. That Started a Rebellion. Public schools in Kansas rolled out a web-based learning platform backed by Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Now students have staged walkouts and sit-ins. Their parents have organized....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Jets coaches can get creative with underrated Jordan Jenkins As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is possible to fully evaluate......
03:00, 07/06/2019

Zion unveils Air Jordan 34, thrills fans with dunks Zion Williamson helped unveil the new Air Jordan 34 sneaker in New York on Saturday, then entertained a crowd by throwing down his signature windmill jam on the Jumpman-branded court of the Dunlevy Milbank Center....
06:17, 09/08/2019

Need to vent some anger? Jordan opens 'Axe Rage Rooms' In an underground room in Amman, a small group of Jordanians swing giant hammers at an old television, computer and printer, wrecking the machines, and then hit a car windscreen, shattering the glass......
18:17, 04/28/2019

Michael B. Jordan Has the Best Reaction After Zendaya Wears Same Suit You know what they say: "Great minds think alike." Zendaya and Michael B. Jordan proved this to be true after the 23-year-old actress attended a New York Fashion Week party on......
00:00, 09/09/2019

The battle Jordan Spieth is waging to right his golf career DUBLIN, Ohio — Despite the questions that persist as he’s been mired in the worst slump of his young career, Jordan Spieth is not washed up. Even though he’s won three major championships already in his career … Even though he’s missing only a PGA Championship victory to become the sixth playe...
01:34, 05/31/2019

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sites in Jerusalem....
23:34, 08/18/2019

From Tiger to Jordan: The 49 greatest ESPN The Magazine stories Wright Thompson on Michael Jordan. Mina Kimes on Aaron Rodgers. Pablo Torre on the Sixers. Plus 46 more must-reads from The Mag's archives, as selected by our staff!...
15:51, 09/10/2019

Jordan Lyles a winner in return to Brewers, 4-2 over A's Lorenzo Cain hit a leadoff homer and Jordan Lyles pitched well in his return to the Brewers, winning for the first time in more than two months as Milwaukee beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2       ...
08:51, 08/01/2019

Michael Jordan linked to best and worst No. 3 pick in history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Williamson about to enter the league. That’s not always ...
10:34, 06/19/2019

Jordan Henderson looks to old mentor for answer to Liverpool’s prayers • Anfield captain hopes Brendan Rodgers can orchestrate upset• ‘We couldn’t have done any more. We can’t have any regrets’Jordan Henderson will switch on the television on Monday night and “pray” that “a miracle” unfolds before his eyes.Liverpool’s captain must hope Manchester City somehow stumble a...
02:51, 05/06/2019

Jordan Peele to receive Britannia award for directing "Get Out" and "Us" director Jordan Peele will be honored with the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing at the BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards....
21:00, 09/11/2019

England must learn from mistakes against Kosovo, says Jordan Henderson • Squad will hold inquest when they meet next month• ‘It’s important to reflect ... second half there was sloppiness‘Jordan Henderson has said England’s players will hold an inquest into the defensive failings that blighted the 5-3 win over Kosovo when they meet for next month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers...
23:34, 09/11/2019

Make Jordan Peterson Say Anything You Want With This Spooky Audio Generator People are really freaking out about deepfake videos, the technology that can make people say things they never actually said. But what about deepfake audio? Audio spoofing has gotten very good, and there’s no better example than this website which lets you say anything you want in the voice of self...
04:00, 08/17/2019

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depending on its support....
20:34, 07/05/2019

Jordan Spieth doesn’t blame hit rake on his caddie PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Perhaps the golf gods got even with Jordan Spieth for trying to call out his caddie during Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Spieth’s second round got off to a strange start when the 2015 U.S. Open champion hit a rake while trying to escape a fairway.....
02:34, 06/15/2019

Rockets GM: James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Daryl Morey doesn’t just believe he employs the NBA’s best scorer. The Rockets general manager is convinced he has the greatest scorer of all-time. Morey, whose 2012 trade for James Harden vaulted the former Oklahoma City sixth man into a superstar, uses his beloved advanced analytics to...
01:00, 08/17/2019

Netflix’s first Arabic original shocks viewers in Jordan AMMAN, Jordan — On a high school trip to Jordan’s ancient city of Petra, a group of teenagers sneak out at night to drink beer, smoke weed and gossip around a bonfire. A girl asks her frisky boyfriend to take things slow. By global Netflix standards, its first original Arabic series “Jinn” hardly pu...
01:34, 06/21/2019

Reds vs. Pirates: Jordan Lyles’ struggles will continue If you ask Pirates starting pitcher Jordan Lyles for his favorite month, he likely won’t say July, as his teams are 0-18 in his past 18 starts in the month of July. He will look to buck that trend along with a bunch of career post All-Star Game struggles against the Reds on Monday. After......
19:17, 07/29/2019

Jordan Spieth in position to at least dream about career slam Seventeen questions. That’s how many inquiries Jordan Spieth fielded from reporters Friday at the PGA Championship before he finally was asked the most pertinent one of all: about him inching closer in his pursuit of a career Grand Slam. A PGA Championship victory is the only missing piece for Spiet...
13:34, 05/18/2019

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Jordan, a Pivotal Arab Ally, Gets More U.S. Aid Despite Rancor Over Jerusalem Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson was given a cordial reception in Jordan, despite lingering tensions over the Trump administration’s Mideast policy....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Contender Series hopeful Jordan Williams has a fight every day Jordan Williams, who trains in MMA while managing his Type 1 diabetes, competes on Tuesday night in Dana White's Contender Series with a spot in the UFC on the line....
17:51, 07/23/2019

'Struggles in turbulent air' caused BMW's BTCC form dip - Jordan British Touring Car Championship driver Andrew Jordan has blamed 'struggles in turbulent air' for his and points-leading team-mate Colin Turkington's sudden drop off in results at Thruxton last weekend...
20:34, 08/21/2019

Nets’ Jordan-Allen battle brewing — even if it shouldn’t be LAS VEGAS — The Nets’ offseason has been about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. But their preseason may be about Jarrett Allen versus DeAndre Jordan. Allen is the incumbent starting center. Jordan has done nothing but start since 2011. Oh, and he’s best friends with Durant. Something’s got to give. An...
14:00, 07/04/2019

K-State lands former North Carolina RB Jordan Brown MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — North Carolina running back Jordan Brown is heading to Kansas State, where he will be eligible to play for new coach Chris Klieman immediately as a graduate transfer. The former four-star recruit ran for 613 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore, but his playing time decrea...
21:17, 05/08/2019

Jordan: WSR will find only small improvements with BTCC 3 Series Andrew Jordan reckons his WSR team will find "only very small" improvements with its BMW 330i M Sport, despite the car being brand new to the British Touring Car Championship...
16:00, 05/28/2019

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region....
00:00, 08/21/2019

BTCC 2019: Jordan continues BMW's strong form Jordan led home Turkington in race two BMW 3 Series driver bounces back from Donington Park accident with double victory at Thruxton Andrew Jordan continued the strong start to the season for the new BMW 3 Series with a double victory in the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship at Thruxton, ...
21:34, 05/19/2019

Thruxton BTCC: Andrew Jordan wins for WSR BMW in race one Andrew Jordan scored his second victory of the British Touring Car Championship season in the opening race at Thruxton after polesitter Sam Tordoff suffered a late electrical issue...
15:51, 05/19/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor. Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz announced the appointment of eight new ministers Thursday. Sta...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Michael B. Jordan Is Redefining What It Means to Be a Movie Star The storefront entrance of the Underground Museum, on a busy street in central Los Angeles, is easy to miss. Inside, it feels like somebody’s stylish home: there are shelves lined with books, framed art and baskets of records. The museum was launched in 2012 with the mission to bring museum-qu...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Michael B. Jordan prepares for a fight in the first trailer for Just Mercy It’s been over four years since Michael B. Jordan was first billed to star in Just Mercy, the biographical legal drama based on the memoir of attorney and activist Bryan Stevenson. It spent a little time in Developmental Hell, but the project managed to quickly claw its way out after the casting of...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions The Prime Minister of U.S. ally Jordan reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday, the latest in a series of institutional shakeups in recent weeks that officials describe as an effort to meet the kingdom's mounting challenges....
21:17, 05/09/2019

Jordan makes most of invitation to lead at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Matthew Jordan made the most of his late invitation to the British Masters by shooting 9-under 63 Thursday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round. Playing just his 12th event as a professional, the 23-year-old Jordan defied wet and chilly conditions at Hillside in ...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Jordan Spieth hits a rake — and somehow his caddie survived This time, Jordan Spieth had a right to be angry. Spieth’s second round at the US Open was nearly derailed Friday when he hit a rake trying to come out of a fairway bunker on the second hole (his 11th) at Pebble Beach. “Oh, it hit the rake. There’s a rake there,” Spieth said to......
00:34, 06/15/2019

What’s overshadowing Jordan Spieth’s grand-slam chase The question was asked innocently enough of Jordan Spieth on Wednesday in advance of Thursday’s PGA Championship opening round at Bethpage Black. “As you’re in this bit of a slump … ’’ it began. “Was,’’ Spieth corrected the questioner, with a forced smile. Well, that’s actually still to be determine...
11:00, 05/16/2019

US says Egypt, Jordan and Morocco to attend peace workshop A White House official says that Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have confirmed their attendance at a U.S. conference this month in Bahrain, where the administration will unveil the economic portion of its plan for Mideast peace....
18:34, 06/11/2019

Jim Jordan says AG Barr ‘serious’ about uncovering origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr fully intends to go forward with his probe into the origins of the Russia investigation and why federal authorities conducted surveillance on the Trump campaign, House Judiciary Committee Republican Jim Jordan told Fox News Tuesday evening....
09:00, 05/15/2019

Jordan Spieth keeps FedEx Cup goal in reach with classic day It was classic Jordan Spieth golf on what his caddie, Michael Greller, called “the least Jordan golf course that we play all year.” But with some terrific short-game work and arguably one of the best putting rounds of his career, Spieth shot a final-round 67 at Liberty National in Jersey City on Sun...
15:19, 08/12/2019

Jordan Spieth rips his caddie, gets destroyed on Twitter Jordan Spieth is having a rough start to the 119th U.S. Open, and so is his caddie. Spieth was at even par when his tee shot on the par-4 eighth rolled – and rolled – down the fairway until it ran out of grass, tumbled over the cliff and down to the rocks below. After......
08:00, 06/14/2019

Jordan Jenkins changed everything to meet Jets goal Jordan Jenkins’ best season as a Jet opened his eyes. Not for what he accomplished. But what he could do if he really dedicated himself. “It’s the [adage], you get what you put in,” the outside linebacker said. “If you want to be a pro, [act like] a pro.” That meant getting in the best......
14:34, 08/06/2019

Jordan Montgomery to make 1st start for Yankees in 17 months TORONTO — Jordan Montgomery will start Sunday for the first time since May 1, 2018, when he left a game in Houston after one inning with a left elbow problem that required Tommy John surgery six weeks later. “It feels like I was 5 years old when it happened,’’ Montgomery said of the road back.......
21:18, 09/15/2019

Jordan Spieth is getting hammered for calling out his caddie at the U.S. Open On the par-4 eighth hole, Spieth hit his tee shot into the water, and after a penalty drop, sent his third into the deep rough.        ...
07:17, 06/14/2019

Crime Trackers: High tech ring strikes Oro Valley TUCSON –  A high tech crime ring is swooping in on the Tucson area. Oro Valley Police say they are stealing money in a way they’ve never heard of. According to OVPD, on June 17, a suspect walked into the Pima Federal Credit Union in Oro Valley and opened up a fraudulent account. The man ...
20:51, 07/09/2019

"Iguanacorn" Is Miami's Answer To Silicon Valley's $1 Billion Unicorns Miami is famous for beach parties, gators that wander onto golf courses and iguanas that tumble out of palm trees. But now the city of "Scarface" and "Miami Vice" is vying to become a new powerhouse......
09:51, 08/18/2019

GOP politician raises the stakes in 'censorship' fight with Silicon Valley Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is taking aim at Silicon Valley’s biggest players with a bill that would strip them of immunity granted during the Clinton era for content posted by users....
23:34, 06/19/2019

Court documents: Oro Valley man attached child porn to job application Courtesy: Oro Valley Police Department ORO VALLEY – A man was arrested after accidentally attaching child pornography to a job application, according to court documents. Paul Scalzitti, 72, submitted an application to an Oracle Road sandwich shop through a job search website. On June 11, a manager o...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Chinese Cash That Powered Silicon Valley Is Suddenly Toxic As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in the U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain the U.S. government is going too far....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Suspicious death investigation underway after body found in Oro Valley TUCSON – A suspicious death is being investigated after a body was found outside the Simpleview building in Oro Valley early Monday morning. According to Oro Valley Police Department, the body was found at around 4 a.m. near the intersection of Oracle and Hardy roads. Details are limited at t...
22:34, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. regulators approve new Silicon Valley stock exchange U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new stock exchange that is the brainchild of a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, a move that will give high-growth technology companies more options to list their shares outside of the traditional New York exchanges....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Intellectual content tops menu at Sun Valley billionaires camp Fourth of July fireworks have come and gone, and that means one thing: A swanky Idaho resort is gearing up to host an annual “billionaires summer camp.” Allen & Co.’s yearly shindig in Sun Valley is set to kick off Tuesday, luring a slew of A-list media moguls and tech tycoons for yet another round....
08:34, 07/09/2019

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
11:00, 06/20/2019

Chinese Cash Is Suddenly Toxic in Silicon Valley, Following U.S. Pressure As some U.S. startups reject their money, Chinese venture-capital firms in U.S. are dialing back investments, structuring deals to avoid regulators or shutting down local offices. Some complain U.S. government is going too far....
19:51, 06/11/2019

Popular Green Valley Restaurant helps shooting victims GREEN VALLEY AZ. – The Easy Street Lounge in Green Valley, Arizona became a crime scene on Saturday afternoon when a father carrying his bleeding child came through the backdoor. This came minutes after the father was involved in a rolling gun battle down Interstate 19 near Green Valley over t...
12:34, 07/02/2019

10,000 baby boomers turn 65 in the US every day – can Silicon Valley help with 'happier ageing'? Companies are creating new devices and apps to mine seniors’ golden years and address the challenges of growing olderSilicon Valley has long sought to disrupt virtually every aspect of modern life. Now comes technology’s final frontier: old age. Tech that’s specifically designed for seniors is a gro...
00:34, 09/04/2019

Swatting Attacks Stir Security Concerns Across Silicon Valley Tech companies are spending more to protect their executives, as so-called swatting attacks point to growing animosity and vulnerability in Silicon Valley....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Oro Valley Police to hold ’15th Annual Shop with a Teacher’ For the 15th consecutive year, Oro Valley Police and the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 53 will be celebrating a “Shop with a Teacher” event. Officers will be at the Oro Valley Target store on Oracle Road on Tuesday, August 20, at 2 p.m. It will be at the Target located at 10555 N. Oracle Road. Thi...
17:17, 08/10/2019

Fire hits large Silicon Valley construction site Firefighters battled a fire engulfing a condominium complex under construction in Silicon Valley. Multiple fire engines doused the blaze encompassing an entire block near Santa Clara University on Friday. (June 28)        ...
23:00, 06/28/2019

This Silicon Valley investor is thrilled about Washington’s antitrust moment Roger McNamee says the recent escalation of antitrust scrutiny of Silicon Valley is a signal that Washington is “getting back to business” on competition issues....
16:17, 06/05/2019

Mountain lion spotted lounging on porch at Oro Valley home TUCSON – Arizona Game and Fish Department are warning the public after a mountain lion was spotted at an Oro Valley home Monday afternoon. Arizona Game and Fish Department According to the AZGFD, the lion was spotted beating the heat on the porch. The lion then saw a deer and rammed into a fen...
16:51, 06/11/2019

Tourist dies in Death Valley as temperatures soar above 120 degrees It was the second death in three days in the Mojave Desert park. Summer visitors are urged to drink at least one gallon of water per day.       ...
02:51, 09/01/2019

It Could Crack 120 Degrees in Death Valley as Extreme Heat Roasts Much of the U.S. Death Valley is no stranger to scorching temperatures, but the heat gripping the park and surrounding area still stands out for its intensity and scope. The park is expected to see temperatures climb as high as 120 degrees Fahrenheit this week thanks to a heat wave that’s toppling records from coast...
07:00, 08/21/2019

Massive Bylong valley coalmine in NSW blocked on environmental grounds Independent planning commission refuses South Korean company Kepco’s $290m proposalThe New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has rejected the development of a coalmine near Mudgee because of significant concerns about environmental impacts, including on climate change, and the costs to fut...
09:34, 09/18/2019

Hibi tops error-ridden Babos in Silicon Valley Japan's Mayo Hibi battled back from 5-2 down in the third set to secure a 6-2 3-6 7-6(3) win over Timea Babos in the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic on Monday....
06:51, 07/30/2019

Crews battle palm tree fire in Green Valley TUCSON –  Fire crews are battling a palm tree fire in Green Valley Monday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire District, the fire ignited on a tree in the 1800 block of West Placita De Agosto near Via Nuvo Leon and Camino Del Sol. Southern GV currently experiencing a heavy monsoonal down...
03:51, 07/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
02:00, 06/18/2019

The Morning After: CG 'Cats' trailer takes a trip to the uncanny valley Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for another creepy feline CGI movie trailer? We got you. We've also put together a guide for the best car-camping gear, if you're priming yourself for some weekend trips in the next few weeks....
18:00, 07/19/2019

DIGGING DEEPER: Oro Valley Police arrest man accused of voyeurism ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – A man accused of taking inappropriate videos and pictures of unsuspecting women was indicted on nine counts, that included voyeurism, burglary, and attempted voyeurism. Oro Valley Police Sgt. Carmen Trevizo said 35-year-old William Nolen was caught on surveillance cameras at a Fr...
08:34, 08/06/2019

D.C. will be as hot as Death Valley as record-breaking heat wave scorches most of the US Record hot temperatures are likely, says National Weather Service. Heat index is forecast to surge past 100 degrees and near the 110s in many areas.        ...
17:51, 07/19/2019

Silicon Valley Season 6 to Premiere in October on Hotstar in India The sixth and final season of Silicon Valley will premiere in October, HBO announced Wednesday at the summer 2019 press tour of the (US) Television Critics Association. An exact release date wasn't......
09:51, 07/25/2019

Richard goes to Washington in the first trailer for Silicon Valley's final season On October 27, HBO’s tech satire Silicon Valley will begin shutting down once and for all, but not without a malfunction or 10. In the first teaser for its sixth and final season, Thomas Middleditch’s Richard is getting called before Congress to lobby for his new internet, which he claims will be “...
01:34, 08/17/2019

Silicon Valley has found its presidential candidate in Andrew Yang Silicon Valley workers say they gravitate toward Yang, who is running for president as a Democrat, because of his approach to research and understanding of tech's moral dilemmas....
02:34, 07/18/2019

Hidden Valley Supercars: McLaughlin first to win Darwin Triple Crown Scott McLaughlin became the first Supercars driver to win the elusive 'Darwin Triple Crown', thanks to a dominant performance in the 200-kilometre race at Hidden Valley...
11:51, 06/16/2019

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley Reports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....
16:00, 06/03/2019

Bill Gurley says IPOs put Silicon Valley on 'bad end of a bad joke for about four decades' Bill Gurley of venture firm Benchmark says there are significant discrepancies between IPOs and direct listings that start-ups shouldn't ignore....
04:19, 09/13/2019

After New York, Silicon Valley, PM's Next US Gala "Howdy, Modi" In Texas Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the United States in September this year will have a star-spangled event in Houston, Texas. Called "Howdy, Modi", the "community summit" will see the Prime......
10:34, 07/18/2019

Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei The Commerce Department’s move to scrutinize U.S. exports to Huawei Technologies threatens to limit the Chinese company’s access to U.S.-made chips and other parts for its smartphones and 5G technology....
20:51, 05/16/2019

Washington, Silicon Valley Struggle to Unify on Protecting Elections A recent meeting between U.S. national-security officials and Silicon Valley executives shows how the two sides aren’t unified on how best to combat foreign election interference....
15:00, 09/14/2019

UPDATE 1-EQM stops some work on WV-VA Mountain Valley natgas pipe EQM Midstream Partners LP has told U.S. federal regulators the company would stop some work on its long-delayed Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews a couple of permits....
04:17, 08/18/2019

Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto U.S. technology companies are hiring more workers in Toronto, attracted by the region’s diverse population of 6.4 million and a deep pool of skilled labor. Not all Canadians are cheering the tech firms’ growing presence....
01:51, 08/18/2019

How a Tax Loophole Is Helping Silicon Valley Workers Save Millions A little-known tax break allows some start-up employees who own company stock to avoid paying taxes on up to $10 million when they sell their shares....
17:17, 07/12/2019

Buttigieg’s Silicon Valley stardom may complicate his gig economy crusade The 2020 hopeful took aim at Uber and Lyft in a new proposal that seeks to limit the increasingly common practice of classifying workers as independent contractors....
22:17, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 3-EQM says 'unlikely' to complete Mountain Valley natgas pipe in 2019 EQM Midstream Partners LP said Tuesday it was "unlikely" to complete the long-delayed $4.6 billion Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to Virginia during 2019 due to ongoing legal and regulatory challenges....
22:34, 04/30/2019

Oro Valley man arrested with guns, cocaine, marijuana, THC infused edibles and oil TUCSON – An Oro Valley man was taken into custody after Oro Valley Police Department seized a large amount of drugs and firearms while serving a search warrant at his residence Thursday. According to OVPD, officers served a warrant at the home at 8252 North Northern after they received reports...
05:51, 05/04/2019

A Silicon Valley Apostate Launches 'An Inconvenient Truth' for Tech Tristan Harris argues that technology is having a broader, more corrosive effect on society than many people realize, and none of the reform efforts being discussed in Silicon Valley and Washington are enough to reverse the trend....
18:17, 04/28/2019