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Fighting picks up in Afghanistan after talks collapse

Fighting has picked up in several areas of northern Afghanistan, officials said on Wednesday, days after the collapse of talks between the United States and the Taliban aimed at ag...

Fighting picks up in Afghanistan after talks collapse

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Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end the war....
14:17, 06/30/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakthrough is unlikely....
20:34, 06/01/2019

Yemen fighting brings Saudi-led coalition to brink of collapse Yemen's government and the United Arab Emirates are supposedly on the same side in the country's long-running conflict. But the government is now accusing the UAE of killing dozens of its troops in a series of airstrikes this week. And that's left the Saudi-led coalition that was formed to fight the...
01:51, 09/01/2019

Fighting in Afghanistan escalates as US and Taliban 'close to deal' The US is "at the threshold of an agreement" with the Taliban, the US envoy in Afghanistan has said. But the militant Islamist group has stepped up assaults on cities in an apparent attempt to strengthen its hand....
16:51, 09/01/2019

U.S., Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to a deal that would open the way for peace in Afghanistan, a top U.S. official said on Sunday, as the insurgents followed their weekend assault on the strategic center of Kunduz by attacking a second northern city....
13:51, 09/01/2019

Afghanistan Dispatch: In Afghan Blood Sports, the Animals Aren’t the Only Ones Fighting In Afghanistan, dogfights attract stadium-sized crowds and big purses. Fighting birds and even camels also feed the Afghan love of animal “sports,” although religious leaders decry them as sinful....
11:30, 04/30/2019

Brexit talks collapse Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal....
07:34, 05/19/2019

Brexit Compromise Talks Collapse After Six Weeks Britain's Labour opposition pulled the plug Friday on six weeks of Brexit compromise talks with Prime Minister Theresa May, blaming her evaporating authority as her premiership nears its death throes....
23:51, 05/17/2019

Brexit referendum more likely if talks collapse, Labour's Benn says Another referendum on European Union membership is more likely if talks between Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party collapse, an influential Labour lawmaker said on Friday....
10:51, 05/17/2019

Sudan Talks Collapse Amid Clashes in Khartoum The indefinite suspension came as a surprise. Early in the day, the two sides announced that they had agreed on a three-year transition to democratic rule....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Russia hosts Taliban delegation following collapse of US talks Insurgent group visits Moscow days after after Donald Trump declares US negotiations with Afghan group ‘dead’A Taliban delegation has held talks with Russian officials in Moscow after US negotiations with the Afghan insurgents collapsed, the Russian foreign ministry has said.“The Russian president’s...
09:18, 09/15/2019

Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles Britain's tumultuous divorce from the European Union was again in disarray on Friday after the opposition Labour Party declared last-ditch talks dead due to Prime Minister Theresa May's crumbling government....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Taliban talks dead: what comes next for the U.S. in Afghanistan? Days after U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Elis Angel Barreto Ortiz and eleven civilians were killed in a Kabul suicide bombing – for which the Taliban claimed responsibility – President Trump said Monday that peace talks between the United States and Taliban leaders are dead. So what come next for blood...
05:17, 09/10/2019

British Steel on verge of collapse as government talks stall Corbyn calls for nationalisation of Brexit-hit producer if £30m loan not forthcoming‘I’m worried sick’: Scunthorpe frets over British Steel slumpBritish Steel could fall into administration as soon as Wednesday, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain, ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war 'a little squabble' U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25% duties on all remaining Chinese imports....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough Dashed as Bipartisan Talks Collapse The U.K.’s main opposition Labour Party pulled the plug on Brexit talks with the government, scotching hopes for a bipartisan solution to break the logjam in Parliament over the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union....
19:17, 05/17/2019

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the......
16:34, 09/14/2019

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks with the United States this month, officials from the insurgent group said....
16:00, 09/14/2019

U.S. 'solely to blame' for trade talks collapse, China says in report China blamed the United States for the breakdown of trade negotiations between the two largest economies in the world in a white paper released Sunday....
22:51, 06/02/2019

Trump says as far as he is concerned, Afghanistan talks are dead U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders are off and that he was still considering a U.S. troop drawdown in the country....
23:17, 09/09/2019

Afghanistan Talks Resuming at Crucial Stage U.S.-Taliban negotiations to end America’s longest military engagement overseas entered a crucial stage on Wednesday, as Washington’s special envoy arrived in the Gulf state of Qatar for talks that both sides hope will lead quickly to a deal....
21:34, 08/21/2019

Trump says Afghanistan talks are dead ‘as far as I’m concerned’ “We had a meeting scheduled. It was my idea. And it was my idea to terminate it,” Trump said of his now-scuttled plan to meet with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David....
22:51, 09/09/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
10:17, 07/26/2019

Pound falls below $1.28 as collapse of Brexit talks looms – business live Theresa May on brink as she struggles to reach deal with Labour and agrees to set her own departure timetable 9.19am BST The FTSE 1oo is down by 0.34%, with Just Eat the biggest faller among the blue chips.Mid-caps on the FTSE 250 are faring worse, down by 0.38%. Drug company Indivior is the worst-p...
10:34, 05/17/2019

Deutsche Bank posts 67% profit rise after merger talks collapse Deutsche Bank reported stronger-than-anticipated first-quarter net profit on Friday, less than 24 hours after abandoning merger talks with Commerzbank....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official in the movement said on Monday....
16:34, 06/10/2019

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan as Talks With Taliban Resume American casualties in the long war, still a fraction of the Afghan losses, are rising steadily as the United States take a more aggressive role amid peace talks....
04:00, 08/22/2019

As U.S. And Taliban Resume Talks, More Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan American and Taliban officials, in a seventh round of talks in Qatar, hope a breakthrough can lead to direct negotiations between Afghans over their political future....
21:17, 06/29/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged country....
21:17, 07/25/2019

Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan as U.S.-Taliban talks continue The deaths bring to 14 the number of U.S. troops killed by hostile forces this year, surpassing the total of 13 killed in all of 2018. More than 2,400 have died in Afghanistan since the war began....
22:00, 08/22/2019

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
19:00, 07/15/2019

US Envoy To Afghanistan Briefs Foreign Minister On US-Taliban Talks US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and apprised him about progress in the Afghan peace process....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
13:51, 04/29/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought together more than 3,200 participants, politicians, tribal elders, many prominent figures and others to ha...
13:17, 05/03/2019

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
01:51, 09/11/2019

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoided....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Taliban.The threat comes as American negotiators have outlined a potential peace agreement with the Tal...
03:34, 09/06/2019

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in fighting since the months after 9/11. Team Trump is considering a phased withdrawal of about 5,000 of the 14,000 US troops in the war-torn country — a move...
09:00, 08/17/2019

After Kim-Trump summit collapse, North Korean leader holds talks with Vladimir Putin North Korea's Kim Jong Un made his first trip to Russia two months after his second denuclearization summit with President Donald Trump failed.        ...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Trump says Taliban talks 'dead,' U.S. military to ramp up Afghanistan operations U.S. President Donald Trump proclaimed talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders dead on Monday, while the general in charge said the U.S. military is likely to ramp up operations in Afghanistan to counter an increase in Taliban attacks....
02:18, 09/10/2019

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz....
05:51, 09/10/2019

Trump’s decision to halt U.S.-Taliban talks pushes Afghanistan towards vote The Taliban, who control or hold sway over roughly half the country, have told Afghans to boycott the vote and warned that rallies and polling stations would be targets....
19:51, 09/10/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gains territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pull out US troops....
12:17, 09/10/2019

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year....
00:17, 09/17/2019

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "fighting spirit" of the team which put up a tough......
20:51, 07/10/2019

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
21:51, 08/03/2019

Trump and senior aides discuss withdrawal from Afghanistan as talks with Taliban advance The two sides are close to agreement on an initial withdrawal in exchange for concessions by the militants and wider peace negotiations, officials said....
06:00, 08/17/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to do harm abroad. The inspector general’s report noted risks to human rights and women’s rights that wo...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas....
02:17, 09/11/2019

Tuesday's Daily Brief: Afghanistan ‘direct talks’ needed, Nicaragua rights crisis, Bangladesh monsoon and Libya detainees latest, Dorian update A recap of Monday’s top stories: All Afghans must participate in peace process; Nicaragua’s rights crisis can be resolved says Bachelet; Rohingya refugees impacted by monsoon rains; Libya detainees to be evacuated to Rwanda; and multiple donors show solidarity with the Bahamas....
23:00, 09/11/2019

2019 British Open picks: Our staff picks to win at Royal Portrush As the British Open returns to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, it's time to make picks for who will win the claret jug.        ...
18:34, 07/16/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, best predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
08:34, 07/13/2019

2019 Wimbledon odds, picks, predictions: Tennis expert reveals picks for Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep Gavin Mair, who called Naomi Osaka winning the 2018 U.S. Open at 32-1, has locked in his picks for Williams vs. Halep in the Wimbledon women's final....
20:34, 07/12/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Rashid, Afghanistan Player To Watch Out For Rashid Khan is possibly the most improved player in international cricket and he will by a lynchpin for Afghanistan during their World Cup 2019 campaign....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Fighting Game Tournament Has Too Much Actual Fighting Community Effort Orlando has grown to become one of the biggest fighting game tournaments in the world, putting it just below the Evolution Championship Series in terms of both size and importance. The event’s 13 different fighting games were exciting to watch, but in a few cases, the excitement got...
23:17, 07/02/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the nation's economy....
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump....
08:51, 07/31/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24)        ...
00:00, 06/25/2019

How Can We Stop the Collapse of Nature? Scientists warned last week that a million species could go extinct, and it’s all our fault. Well, not “our” as in you and I, but “our” as in humanity.Read more......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Dam could collapse and submerge town A damaged reservoir in northern England is threatening to collapse and submerge the town of Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, prompting authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes in an emergency operation....
23:51, 08/02/2019

Who's to blame for the FCA-Renault deal collapse? Beyond the French blunders over the Renault-Nissan alliance and now Fiat – both examples of Paris overplaying its hand when seeking to exercise control – there’s also deeper confusion over what purpose state investment actually serves....
16:17, 06/07/2019

The FBI wants help from victims of QuadrigaCX's cryptocurrency collapse Remember that wild cryptocurrency story from earlier this year? The one where a Canadian exchange shut down shortly after co-founder and CEO Gerald Cotten died, claiming he was the only one who could access its wallets. Wallets that should've stored......
13:00, 06/05/2019

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkish participation was bound to collapse and would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plans to buy Russian air defense systems....
12:51, 04/30/2019

Maya civilization was ultraviolent, even before its collapse A hieroglyphic inscription found in an ancient Maya city now reveals kingdoms making up this civilization waged extraordinarily destructive warfare much earlier than previously thought, a new study finds....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Rescue under way after China building collapse An apartment building in south China collapsed on Wednesday morning with no casualties reported so far, Chinese state media reported. (Aug. 28)        ...
19:51, 08/28/2019

What’s Been Learned and Who’s Charged in Abraaj Collapse The startling collapse of Abraaj Group, the once-mighty Middle Eastern private equity firm, continues to reverberate. Regulators in Dubai, where the dealmaker is based, have imposed a record fine, and Abraaj founder Arif Naqvi and a clutch of senior executives face legal charges in the U.S. The scan...
04:34, 08/08/2019

They Survived Colonization and War. But Venezuela’s Collapse Was Too Much. The Wayuu have long lived between Venezuela and Colombia. But as Venezuela collapses, many are seeking refuge with their Colombian kin, straining resources — and relationships....
16:17, 07/30/2019

Five Killed In Shanghai Building Collapse Five people were killed on Thursday when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
22:34, 05/16/2019

At least 3 killed in China building collapse BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say at least three people have been killed and four remain buried in the collapse of a building in southern China. Framework surrounding a bar in the city of Baise in Guangxi province gave way at around 1 a.m. on Monday, trapping or injuring almost 100 people. The local go...
10:34, 05/20/2019

At least 9 trapped in Shanghai building collapse SHANGHAI (AP) — At least nine people are trapped in a building collapse in China’s financial hub of Shanghai. The city’s rescue service said the building in the city’s downtown Changning district was undergoing refurbishment to convert it into an auto showroom when it gave way arou...
10:17, 05/16/2019

Afghanistan’s War The longest war in American history has gone on for more than 17 years. The U.S. and its NATO-led allies announced the official conclusion of their combat mission in Afghanistan in 2014. But with the country remaining in violent turmoil, plans for the exit of the coalition have been repeatedly put o...
17:00, 09/04/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 24 May Searching for a roadster with a sweet six-pot engine? A BMW Z3 could be the best budget choice With its swollen haunches and smarter back end, the refreshed Z3 of 2000 looked the business. BMW Z3 2.2, £4995: The 146bhp 2.0-litre six survived the facelift but had been replaced within a year by the 1...
10:34, 05/24/2019

Let Your Kid Eat With Food Picks Every time we go to my friend Anna’s house, she puts a plate of fruit out for the kids. Plums, Asian pears, melons. My daughter always devours piece after piece. However, whenever I feed the child the same type of fruit at home, she’s rarely interested. What’s the difference? I’ve concluded that it’...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 31 May Well-cared for first-generation examples of the Honda NSX are a rapidly appreciating asset. We might have found the UK's cheapest "If you have been looking to acquire an NSX on a realistic budget, this is the cheapest, best-value NSX available today.” The seller’s words and not ours. It’s some clai...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 10 May Lotus Evora Lots of trouble, usually serious? Bah. This Evora is a usable 2+2 with pleasing service history and loads of kit Lotus Evora, £27,995: If Matt Saunders’ brief tribute to the original Lotus Evora whetted your appetite for the Toyota-powered 2+2 launched in 2009, then you’ll be pleased ...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 3 May Mini badge, Peugeot and BMW-developed engine. This R56-generation Cooper S is anything but an Italian job A Mini Cooper S of the so-called R56 generation that ran from 2007 to 2013 makes a great hot hatch buy. It’s powered by the BMW/Peugeot-developed Prince engine – a 1.6 turbo with an overboost f...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 17 May The Audi TT's days could be numbered, so now's the time to pick up a clean second-gen example Audi TT 2.0 TFSI, £5490: There’s talk of Audi ditching the TT after 2022. If true, lovers of used sports cars will be wearing black as they mourn one of the market’s great heroes.  We were reminded just wh...
16:51, 05/17/2019

Rescuers look for survivors after building collapse in India Rescuers are clearing debris and using sniffer dogs to find survivors after a dilapidated residential building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, killing at least 12 people...
05:00, 07/17/2019

2 dead, 40 trapped in building collapse in Mumbai At least two people were dead and another 40 feared trapped Tuesday after a four-story building collapsed in the Indian city of Mumbai, authorities said....
03:00, 07/17/2019

Koepka survives to win PGA after crowd sense a collapse A coronation almost turned into a calamity but Brooks Koepka survived to win the PGA Championship for a second consecutive year on Sunday and establish himself as golf's new top dog....
11:34, 05/20/2019

Bathstore collapse to deepen retail carnage The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore ‎close to appointing administrators....
21:00, 06/19/2019

GE investigates new wind turbine collapse in Brazil General Electric Co is investigating the cause of another accident involving wind power equipment it built and installed on a wind farm in Brazil operated by power company Omega, the two companies said on Thursday....
22:00, 09/05/2019

4 dead, 87 injured following roof collapse in China The death toll rose to four Monday after another body was retrieved from the wreckage of a bar in southwest China whose roof caved in on dozens of people earlier in the day, according to officials....
11:17, 05/21/2019

At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
18:00, 06/27/2019

Is the hermit nation of Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? For years, Turkmenistan has been able to survive on its vast gas reserves. But with the collapse of gas prices in recent years, the screws are tightening....
14:02, 08/11/2019

Karnataka Government "Will Collapse On Its Own", Says Union Minister Seeking opposition's cooperation in the smooth conduct of the upcoming Lok Sabha session, newly-appointed Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi Saturday said the government was ready for......
22:51, 06/01/2019

Senate negotiations on asylum reform collapse The Senate’s bipartisan negotiations on asylum reform are dead, Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham said in an interview on Thursday.The South Carolina Republican said his talks with Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin are “going nowhere” and that his committee will vote on a GOP-drafted bill as soon as...
21:34, 07/25/2019

British town evacuated over fears of dam collapse Authorities in northwest England have said damage to a reservoir dam near Whaley Bridge "poses a significant threat to life." Residents have been told to expect to stay away from the area for several days....
02:17, 08/02/2019

State parks are becoming so crowded that they might collapse under their own weight If you’re looking for something to do on a day off and don’t want to spend a lot of money, visiting a state park is a great option. Depending on your location, state parks offer you plenty of options ranging from hiking and biking trails to campsites and other relaxing bonuses. Unfortuna...
04:00, 06/05/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also down....
18:17, 05/03/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
21:34, 05/03/2019

NATO Grapples With Collapse of Missile Treaty The imminent collapse of a U.S.-Russia missile treaty is forcing NATO to grapple with a Russian missile system that can target Western European cities—without getting caught in an arms race....
13:51, 08/01/2019

1 killed, several injured in Dallas crane collapse One person was killed and several others were injured after a construction crane toppled on an apartment building in Dallas on Sunday. (June 9)        ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

| WATCH: 'No more survivors' likely in Cambodia building collapse The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rises to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found. WATCH NOW...
09:17, 06/24/2019

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoir. Residents were given minutes to collect essential belongings....
14:17, 08/04/2019

Collapse Into a $33 Adirondack Chair While the Weather's Still Nice Nothing says summer like sliding into a big, comfy, Instagram-ready Adirondack chair and enjoying the evening as the sun sets. Now, you can put them all over your patio or back yard for just $33 each, courtesy of Walmart. And if you want to enjoy them year-round, just add a fire pit....
04:34, 08/07/2019

Cambodia building collapse kills 10, injures over 20 A seven-story building under construction in Cambodia to be turned into a hotel collapsed Saturday, killing 10 people and injuring more than 20, police said....
01:00, 06/23/2019

At least six killed after houses collapse in Chile's Valparaiso At least six people have died after two houses collapsed in the historic Chilean port city of Valparaiso late on Tuesday, the city's authorities have confirmed, and a regional official said the death toll could rise further....
21:00, 08/14/2019

Austrian Leader Ousted After Coalition's Collapse Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, one of Europe’s most popular conservatives, was ousted by a confidence vote following a secret-tape scandal that drove his nationalist coalition partner from power....
01:17, 05/28/2019

At least nine illegal Zimbabwean miners die after mine collapse At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted London-headquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare, the company said on Monday....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Nine Trapped In Shanghai Building Collapse: Government Nine construction workers were trapped after the roof of a car dealership building collapsed in Shanghai Thursday as it was undergoing renovation, but rescue personnel managed to pull 11 others to......
10:00, 05/16/2019

At least 22 injured in decks' collapse in N.J. residential building Decks in a three-story residential building collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters, in south New Jersey, officials said....
01:17, 09/16/2019

England struggle after familiar collapse against Australia "England\u0027s batting frailties were exposed again as they wasted a solid start and laboured to 271 for eight on the first day of the final Ashes test against Australia at The Oval on Thursday."...
07:51, 09/13/2019

From coercion to corruption to collapse: The UAW's predictable demise The life cycle of labor unions is predictable, the late economist Sylvester Petro once wrote. Because they are born not out of mutual exchange, but out of state-backed coercion, American unions inevitably face eventual demise triggered by their own corruption....
12:34, 09/02/2019

At least 22 injured in deck collapse in New Jersey home Decks in a three-story residential building collapsed, injuring at least 22 people, including several firefighters, in south New Jersey, officials said....
18:18, 09/15/2019

British Steel teeters on the brink of collapse Britain’s second-largest steel producer is on the brink of collapse amid growing signs that an emergency government loan would fail to materialise, putting a total of close to 25,000 jobs at risk....
02:34, 05/21/2019

Raw: Aftermath of fatal crane collapse in Dallas One person was killed and six others injured after a crane collapsed onto an apartment building amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas Sunday.        ...
05:17, 06/10/2019

Satellite Imagery Can Now Be Used to Predict When Bridges Might Collapse Satellite images can make it easier to get around when you’re using apps like Google Maps, but researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and the UK’s University of Bath believe advanced satellite imagery can also be used for a more critical purpose: analyzing structures like bridges for tiny movement...
21:34, 07/10/2019

Five dead in building collapse in China's Shanghai Five people were killed when a building undergoing renovation collapsed in China's financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday, though 14 people were pulled from the rubble alive by rescuers....
14:00, 05/16/2019

15 displaced after heavy rains causes roof collapse TUCSON – Fifteen people are displaced after Sunday’s early morning heavy rainstorm. Southern Arizona Chapter of the American Red Cross volunteers assisted the residents after the roof of a 3-story apartment building near Fontana Avenue and Navajo Road collapsed. The roof was under repair, when the t...
17:51, 09/09/2019

'More than 30' feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse An old four-storey building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, trapping more than two dozen people in the rubble, with at least four confirmed dead, a fire department official said....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Buttler rallies England after Ashes collapse Jos Buttler's belligerent half-century rallies England following another familiar batting collapse on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes Test....
04:51, 09/13/2019

Crane collapse kills four, injures three in Seattle A giant construction crane operating at the site of a future Google campus collapsed from the roof of a building and toppled across a Seattle intersection on Saturday, killing four people and injuring three others, authorities and local media said....
20:00, 04/28/2019

| WATCH: Five killed in Shanghai building collapse Five people were killed when the roof of a Shanghai commercial building caved in upon construction workers who were renovating it, the city government said....
16:51, 05/16/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 19 July Would you fork out £6500 for a clean example of America's Defender? The seller of this charming Jeep Wrangler TJ is being cautiously optimistic with their price, but it could still be a good deal We’ve had a soft spot for the Wrangler TJ of 1996- 2006 ever since we ran one here as a long-termer....
07:51, 07/19/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 9 August Maserati 3200 GT With decent service history, stunning lines and a raunchy 3.2-litre V8, this 2001 Maserati 3200 GT is a proper performance bargain Back in 2014, you could get a 2001 Y-reg 3200 GT with 86,000 miles for £9995. Fast forward five years and this 2001 Y-reg that we found with 73,000 m...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 7 June No turbo for the Suzuki Swift Sport, but this 1000kg pocket rocket won't weigh you down We have a soft spot for the Suzuki Swift Sport of 2010-17, a result of its puppyish, naturally aspirated 1.6-litre engine, crisp suspension and accurate steering.  Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6, £5750: It was facelift...
08:17, 06/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 5 July With SLR-inspired styling and a metal folding roof, the R171-gen Mercedes SLK is a stylish and affordable summer cruiser With looks inspired by the Vision SLR concept unveiled at the 1999 Detroit motor show and a galvanised body guaranteed to prevent the rust that corroded Mercedes’ reputation thro...
09:51, 07/05/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 14 June The Mk3 Toyota MR2 is famed for its point-and-shoot handling, meaning we can just about overlook this example's auto 'box The Mk3 MR2 of 2000-06 is a pretty thing and an interesting, if impractical, alternative to the Mazda MX-5 Mk2 of the same period. Both are rear-wheel drive but the Toyota has i...
07:34, 06/14/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 13 September With S-Class-rivalling luxury and a potent V10 motor, the Phaeton is the accessible continent crusher you've been looking for As we mourn the passing of ex-VW boss Ferdinand Piech, here's a second-hand selection of the company's strangest offerings A Phaeton kicks off our ‘worth buying’ round-up ...
13:51, 09/13/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 6 September The 2009 Nissan GT-R rewrote the rules of supercar construction Even at 10 years old, the Nissan GT-R is a still-impressive specialist supercar with jaw-dropping performance It’s a constant source of amazement that the company that trots out the Micra and Pulsar is the same one that fashions the ...
22:34, 09/06/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 28 June Purists will baulk at the idea of an automatic M3, but that could be the best value version of the legendary E46 BMW M3s, the E46 variety of 2000 to 2006, are becoming expensive, and if you want to get into a good one for under £10,000, you better act soon.  BMW M3 Coupé, £9700: Clean convertibles...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks Enlarge / There's now a pretty wide range of Chromebooks available—and we've tested a lot of 'em. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've tested many new Chromebooks since our guide came out earlier this year, and we've updated our top pick for Fall 2019. Chromebooks dominated the affordable la...
22:34, 09/07/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 2 August A clean 2007 Audi S8 heads up this week's collection of classified ads A family saloon with a Lambo-derived V10, this Audi S8 deserves a very careful once-over The Audi S8 of 2006-2010 may not be the first choice of BMW M5 or Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG fanciers, but don’t underestimate its deeply inte...
16:17, 08/02/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 12 July An early Scirocco is a good deal, if you're prepared to adopt the 'style over substance' ethos It might sit atop an elderly platform, but Volkswagen's striking Scirocco still looks full-on space age Eleven years since it was launched, the Scirocco’s concept car looks have served it well. Producti...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 20 September Catch the last of this year's warm weather in a nimble and attractive third-gen Mazda MX-5 We should be talking about soft-tops in winter when, so the theory goes, their prices are lower, but who wants to wait until it’s too cold to put the roof down?  Mazda MX-5 2.0 Sport Tech, £8870: In any case,...
09:52, 09/20/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 July Rare 1.75 TBi chucks out nearly 200bhp and looks the part, too Could anybody turn down this raunchy Italian performance wagon bearing all the hallmarks of a sheltered upbringing? The 159 Sportwagon is still a thing of beauty, although it’s made rather humdrum by some worthy diesel engines.  Alfa...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even in a strong economy....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 16 August Classic 1990s wedge-shaped grand tourer with a BMW badge: a snip at £2995 Less than £3000 for a bona fide BMW performance icon? Just don't expect fuel costs to be as cheap If you think today’s 8 Series is an eyeful, its forebear of 1990 to 1999 made an even bigger splash. We found a 1999-reg 840...
07:34, 08/16/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 26 April At less £30,000, does this clean Aston Martin DB9 leave you shaken or stirred? Aston Martin DB9, £29,950: You could argue a DB9 looks at its best in the classifieds, where it’s someone else’s problem. Still, it does get you dreaming, especially one like the 66,000-mile, 2005/05-reg car we found in...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 30 August If you can get past your badge snobbery, the MG F is a really good laugh Perky, good-looking and dynamically composed, the MG F is a budget-friendly and niche alternative to the Mazda MX-5 The MG F created a stir when it landed in 1995. Here was an alternative to the MX-5 that was also more inter...
19:17, 08/30/2019

BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO BMW said Oliver Zipse will become chief executive on Aug. 16, picking the 55-year-old manufacturing expert to help the German automaker make the shift to electric and self-driving cars and tackle new competition from technology giants....
22:34, 07/18/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 23 August Corrado's handsome angular bodywork can fall victim to rust, so get the torch out New, the Volkswagen Corrado was referred to as 'the people's Porsche', which means you don't pay over the odds today At the last count Volkswagen had five SUVs in its ranks but, if you ignore its R and GTI models, n...
09:34, 08/23/2019

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 21 June If you're not easily led by the three-pointed star, Chrysler's much-maligned Crossfire is the budget Mercedes SLK for you You can say what you like – dozy recirculating ball steering, awkward looks – but a Chrysler Crossfire will always be an intriguing old thing. But why would anyone have chosen t...
09:17, 06/21/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
08:51, 06/24/2019

7 dead after monsoon rains cause building in India to collapse Building collapses are common in India during the June-September monsoon season, when heavy rains weaken the foundations of structures that are poorly constructed....
06:00, 07/15/2019

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
11:34, 07/10/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people....
02:34, 05/17/2019

Ashes, 1st Test: Smith Rescues Australia With 144 After Collapse On Day 1 Steve Smith starred on his Test comeback with an impressive knock of 144 and rescued Australia after a batting collapse on Day 1 of the first Ashes Test....
22:17, 08/01/2019

Austrian government on verge of collapse as EU election looms Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is to nominate a caretaker government. He faces a vote of no-confidence in the wake of a scandal that saw the wholesale removal of coalition party politicians....
19:17, 05/21/2019

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 3, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
14:34, 07/16/2019

Mumbai Building Collapse Kills at Least 5, With Dozens More Trapped Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site....
00:17, 07/17/2019

"Get Out, It's Falling": Rajasthan Tent Collapse Caught On Video Minutes before strong winds uprooted the tent at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, the man leading the 'Ram Katha' stopped the discourse midway and asked people to move out of the......
21:17, 06/23/2019

UN: Palestinian Authority faces risk of financial collapse The U.N. political chief is warning that the worsening Palestinian financial crisis poses a growing risk "of a financial collapse of the Palestinian Authority."...
02:17, 04/30/2019

OSHA: Street should have closed before Miami bridge collapse MIAMI (AP) — A federal workplace safety agency says engineers had knowledge of extensive cracking and failed to order to close a street and shore up a pedestrian bridge before it collapsed and killed six people at a Miami university last year. A report by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Admi...
00:51, 06/12/2019

With Venezuela in collapse, towns slip into primitive isolation At the once-busy beach resort of Patanemo, tourism has evaporated over the last two years as Venezuela's economic crisis has deepened and deteriorating cellphone service left visitors too afraid of robbery to brave the isolated roads....
20:17, 06/07/2019

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the dozens of construction workers who slept each night ...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Number Of Dead In Shanghai Building Collapse Rises To 10 The number of dead in the collapse of a Shanghai commercial building that was undergoing renovation rose to 10 overnight after three more victims were added to the grim tally, the city government said......
16:00, 05/17/2019

India: Several killed in building collapse after monsoon rains Monsoon rains caused a building to collapse in northern India, while 24 were swept away in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. The extreme weather has killed more than 100 people and the death toll is expected to rise....
16:17, 07/15/2019

Four dead and more than 30 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse At least four people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped in the rubble of a four-storey residential building which has collapsed in Mumbai....
13:17, 07/16/2019

Venezuela healthcare collapse: Four children die in same hospital this month Under a wooden arch decorated with white balloons in a small house in Caracas' largest slum, the body of 11-year-old Erick Altuve lay in a small coffin covered in cuddly toys and cartoon drawings, one of four children who have died this month in Venezuela's main pediatric hospital....
08:00, 06/02/2019

Watch a giant glacier collapse in front of two kayakers Andrew Hooper and Josh Bastyr were kayaking near Spencer Glacier in Alaska when they heard cracking noises. Moments later, the massive glacier collapsed right in front of them....
21:17, 08/17/2019

Care home giant Four Seasons on brink of collapse Four Seasons Health Care (FSHC), one of Britain's biggest private care home operators, has appointed administrators after months of failed efforts to reduce its mammoth debt pile....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Barry foregrounds Hollywood satire just as the dominoes collapse Barry generally tends to let its Hollywood satire exist in the margins. Its main comedic targets are actorly desperation and amateur theater, both of which ultimately privilege individual behavior over industry machinations. Yet, the specter of Hollywood overshadows everything, not just because the ...
08:00, 05/13/2019

| Vaughan slams 'embarrassing' England collapse against Ireland Former captain Michael Vaughan labelled England an "embarrassment" after they were dismissed for 85 before lunch on the first day of their one-off Test against Ireland....
13:17, 07/25/2019

Elites' preference for maize led to the collapse of the Maya civilization The preference for a maize-centric diet by Mayan elites may have left the ancient civilization more vulnerable to climate change, according to new research....
22:34, 07/03/2019

Venezuela’s Collapse Frays Its Economic Ties With Russia Russia has been a bulwark of support for Venezuela. But as that country’s economy crumbles, Russian state-owned businesses are pulling back to protect their bottom line....
07:00, 06/18/2019

14 Killed In Mumbai Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Still On: Updates Fourteen people were killed and over 40 feared trapped after a decades-old building collapsed in south Mumbai's crowded Dongri neighbourhood on Tuesday....
08:34, 07/17/2019

UK puts mini-bond regulation under spotlight after LCF collapse Britain's finance ministry said on Monday it would look at whether the regulation regime around mini-bond investments, used to raise funds for small businesses, is up to scratch following the......
01:00, 06/25/2019

29-year-old woman killed in Dallas crane collapse DALLAS (AP) — Authorities have identified 29-year-old Kiersten Symone Smith as the woman who was killed after a crane fell on a Dallas apartment building amid severe thunderstorms. The Dallas County Medical Examiners’ office says Smith was pronounced dead at a hospital Sunday after the crane s...
20:51, 06/10/2019

Gamblers lucky to be alive after casino roof collapse Nearly a dozen people were injured Monday when the roof of Larry Flynt’s Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, California, reportedly caved in on them. The collapse occurred around 10:15 a.m. and affected a small portion of the roof — in an area where two large commercial air conditioners are lo...
15:51, 07/16/2019

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues....
18:34, 07/20/2019

1 killed, 5 injured in partial building collapse in the Bronx A person was killed and five others injured in a partial building collapse in the Bronx Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. The “major emergency” was reported around noon in a six-story building at 92 E. 208th St. after the second floor collapsed into the first level, trapping one of the people, ac...
20:34, 08/27/2019

3 workers dead, 18 injured in Cambodia building collapse A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday, killing three workers and injuring 18...
07:51, 06/22/2019

Italy's Salvini says government will not collapse after EU vote: paper Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament elections on May 26, seeking to quell fears of an imminent political crisis....
09:00, 05/22/2019

3 dead in cliff collapse at Southern California beach Three people were killed and at least one other was injured when a coastal bluff collapsed Friday along a popular beach north of San Diego, officials said. A woman was declared dead at the scene of the afternoon collapse. Two of four people taken to hospitals were initially in critical condition but...
03:51, 08/04/2019

Seven dead, dozens trapped in Cambodia building collapse Seven people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
14:17, 06/22/2019

Three women killed in California cliff collapse were from same family Anne Clave was celebrating her mother, Julie Davis, surviving cancer when they were caught in the landslide north of San DiegoThree women killed when a sea cliff collapsed in southern California were members of a family who had gathered to celebrate one of them having survived breast cancer, authori...
02:51, 08/04/2019

College freshman among four killed in Seattle crane collapse A college freshman was among two people who died when a construction crane fell onto six cars in downtown Seattle. Two construction workers also were killed in the accident Saturday....
03:00, 04/29/2019

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Victim of Dallas crane collapse remembered for her ‘big heart’ The fatal victim of a crane collapse in Dallas was identified on Monday as her grieving sister remembered the woman’s “unbelievably big heart.” Kiersten Symone Smith, 29, was killed when a crane fell on an apartment building in the city on Sunday amid severe thunderstorms that upro...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Three killed after bluff collapse at Southern California beach Two more deaths were reported early Saturday after a bluff overlooking a popular beach collapsed Friday afternoon in Southern California, authorities said.....
20:17, 08/03/2019

'Did I upset you, boss?': Can Dundar on the collapse of media in Turkey Living in exile in Germany, journalist Can Dundar has been highly critical of the clampdown on the media under Erdogan. In a DW exclusive, he wrote about the collapse of the independent press in Turkey....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Cambodia building collapse kills three, with many trapped under rubble A seven-story building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal Preah Sihanouk province, killing three people, seriously injuring 18 and leaving many trapped under the rubble....
20:51, 06/22/2019

2 dead in SKorea balcony collapse near swimming competition An internal balcony at a nightclub in South Korea has collapsed, killing two people and injuring 10 others including two American athletes at the world swimming championships...
07:34, 07/27/2019

Relatives collapse while identifying beheaded inmates in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO — Relatives of inmates killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil gathered in the coroner’s office Tuesday to identify the 58 victims, with some passing out at seeing the beheaded corpse of a loved one. Seeking to prevent further violence at the Altamira prison in Para state, wher...
07:51, 07/31/2019

| Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse Jos Buttler saved England's blushes by counter-attacking against Australia to lift his side to 271-8 after they collapsed on the opening day of the fifth Ashes Test....
09:51, 09/13/2019

Coal-reliant counties unprepared for fiscal collapse Coal-producing counties across the U.S. are failing to account for the harm inflicted on their finances by the ongoing decline of the fuel. That decline, prompted mostly by market competition from cheaper gas and renewable energy, stands to get worse if the federal government passes a significant po...
06:51, 07/19/2019

American athletes hurt in Korea balcony collapse A balcony at a nightclub in South Korea collapsed Saturday, killing two people and injuring 16, including Americans and other athletes at the world swimming championships....
09:34, 07/27/2019

Eighteen dead, 24 injured in Cambodia building collapse Eighteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
11:17, 06/23/2019

5 injured in Texas crane collapse expected to recover DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the crane that collapsed into a Dallas apartment building (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Authorities say the five people injured in the collapse of a crane that struck a Dallas apartment building Sunday are expected to recover. One of the people suffered only minor injuries...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Fiat Chrysler CEO Back to Square One Following Deal Collapse The unexpected breakdown of merger talks with Renault leaves Mike Manley to soldier on at the top of Fiat Chrysler, with questions remaining about whether the company will seek another merger partner....
13:17, 06/10/2019

At least 22 people injured after deck collapse at New Jersey event A home’s multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said.        ...
09:18, 09/15/2019

Dallas Crane Collapse Kills 1 and Injures 6, Officials Say The crane toppled amid severe winds and sliced into an apartment complex in downtown Dallas on Sunday. One person was killed and six others were injured....
04:00, 06/10/2019

Did ancient Mayan civilisation collapse because of a sudden drought? We have the best evidence yet that there was a prolonged drought at the time of the demise of the classic Mayan civilisation - and could explain why it collapsed...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Thirteen dead, 23 injured in Cambodia building collapse Thirteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble....
22:34, 06/22/2019

At least 22 people injured after three-story deck collapse in New Jersey Multiple people in Wildwood, New Jersey have been injured after decks collapsed on top of each other at a three-story residence on the Jersey shore. ...
06:00, 09/15/2019

Italy PM meets president as coalition close to collapse Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte met President Sergio Mattarella on Thursday to discuss the political situation as rumors swirled of an imminent government collapse, while investors sold off Italian government bonds....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Collapse us if you can, British government dares Brexit opponents Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they wanted to thwart Britain's exit from the European Union....
10:51, 08/29/2019

Chernobyl's 'sarcophagus' being dismantled due to 'very high' probability of collapse The Chernobyl nuclear power plant's massive "sarcophagus," which covers its radioactive reactor, is being dismantled due to the fact that it might collapse....
15:00, 08/08/2019

Nationals' bullpen collapse gives Orioles 9-2 victory Trey Mancini hit two home runs and Baltimore pummeled the Washington Nationals' ineffective bullpen in a 9-2 victory that provided the Orioles with a split of the two-game interleague series       ...
09:17, 07/18/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf is “very dangerous” and talks with the U.S. are impossible in the face of sanctions and intimidation, while the U.S. envoy says Washington’s aim is to get Tehran back to negotiations....
02:17, 06/25/2019

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan Two U.S. service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, bringing the death toll of U.S. personnel killed in the Middle Eastern country this year to 9....
20:51, 06/26/2019

US to reduce troops in Afghanistan by 5,000 President Trump has revealed plans to cut the number of US troops deployed to Afghanistan but he did not provide a timetable for the drawdown. The announcement comes amid talks between the US and the Taliban in Qatar....
23:51, 08/29/2019

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
12:00, 05/24/2019

The Cops Are Fighting Outgoing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spent his Thursday soaking up accolades during his retirement ceremony at the Department of Justice. But not everyone had such kind things to say for the man who essentially shepherded Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s two year investigation to its fina...
22:17, 05/10/2019

The best heavyweights are fighting... just not each other, for now There are three undefeated big men at the top of the heavyweight division: Deontay Wilder, Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury. They could make for years of big events -- only if they would fight each other....
20:00, 05/16/2019

When the fighting goes on too long Phil Rogers examines some key fights in boxing history that should not have been allowed to continue The post When the fighting goes on too long appeared first on Boxing News....
20:34, 08/05/2019

FC Tucson picks up road victory GREENSVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA – FC Tucson won the 2nd game of their 6-matchup roadstand 3-1 against Greenville Triumph SC.  Here’s highlights from our weekend sportscast:...
22:34, 07/22/2019

N.F.L. Week 2 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread An N.F.C. championship rematch, a game with an 18.5-point spread and two head-to-head matchups between Heisman winners are among the week’s highlights....
00:34, 09/13/2019

The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
00:34, 06/18/2019

2019 MLB draft: Picks and analysis Day 1 of the 2019 MLB draft is in the books, with the Orioles taking Adley Rutschman at No. 1 overall. We've got analysis of all the first-round picks and more....
23:34, 06/04/2019

N.F.L. Week 3 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread The Ravens will try to prove themselves against the Chiefs, the Rams will try to win in Cleveland and the Cowboys and Patriots will try to stay awake in likely blowouts....
20:53, 09/20/2019

Kosovo picks players with same name for U21 qualifiers PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coach of Kosovo’s under-21 team has picked two players with the same name for a pair of European qualifiers. Rafet Prekazi selected defender Lirim Kastrati and forward Lirim Kastrati for matches at Andorra on June 6 and against Turkey on June 11. Both players are 20...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Pop network picks up One Day At A Time for a new season We live in a bizarre new world where Netflix has started canceling beloved shows too soon and opening the door for traditional networks to swoop in and save them, which is exactly what is happening to One Day At A Time. The streaming service canceled the series back in March, following an unsuccessf...
07:00, 06/28/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
12:00, 06/12/2019

How to buy the best Amazon backpack for school: our top picks Picking out the best backpack for school is an important decision for any prospective student. It needs to be functional, comfortable, affordable and for some people, even fashionable. To help you find the best option for your needs, we've put together a list of the top backpacks for school fro...
17:34, 08/15/2019

WWE Picks Two Relics Of The '90s To Fix Its Creative Stagnation On Thursday, Sports Illustrated broke an “exclusive” story about a shift in WWE’s upper management. Effective immediately, the storied wrestling figures Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff will take on the roles of Executive Directors for Raw and SmackDown Live, respectively. Though the report notably doe...
00:17, 06/28/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor....
10:00, 06/12/2019

N.F.L. Week 1 Predictions: Our Picks Against the Spread Can the Rams start another Super Bowl run? Will Tom Brady ever get old? Can Jacoby Brissett effectively replace Andrew Luck? The N.F.L. gets ready to answer some questions....
18:51, 09/05/2019

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
00:00, 05/22/2019

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligenc...
20:17, 06/04/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are the lottery picks of 2019....
04:51, 06/21/2019

BMW picks 'decisive' new CEO to catch up with rivals BMW named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his "decisive" qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But the Autocar team knows better. These are 10 of the...
08:01, 07/06/2019

ESPN's 2019 AL and NL All-Star picks Who were unanimous picks as All-Star starters? Who were the most difficult omissions? Our experts make their selections for the 2019 Midsummer Classic....
16:17, 06/27/2019

New York City building collapse leaves at least 1 dead, others injured At least one person was dead and five others were injured Tuesday when a New York City building that was under construction partially collapsed just before noon....
21:00, 08/27/2019

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale SA’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, and what they may have known about safety risks at the site, according to a person familiar with the probe....
08:51, 07/03/2019

A Nursing Home Chain’s Collapse Leaves the Government on the Hook The failure of the Rosewood Care Centers is the biggest default in the history of a little-known program that underpins 15 percent of the nation’s nursing homes....
13:34, 05/31/2019

22 injured as building decks collapse at New Jersey firefighters’ event Multiple decks on a three-story building collapsed during a firefighters’ event at the Jersey Shore — injuring 22, including at least three children. The decks crashed down from a property in Wildwood at 6 p.m. Saturday during an annual New Jersey Firemen’s Convention, according to...
03:51, 09/16/2019

Norway's Liberals accept PM's ultimatum, preventing government's collapse Norway's Liberal Party, a junior member of Norway's four-party government, will accept the prime minister's ultimatum on transport policy, preventing the cabinet's fall, Liberal leader Trine Skei Grande said on Friday....
03:34, 08/24/2019

British Steel begs for taxpayer funds to avert collapse Ministers are drawing up secret contingency plans for the collapse of British Steel amid a fresh funding crisis that could trigger thousands of job losses at its plant in Scunthorpe and intensify fears about the entire industry's future....
14:17, 05/14/2019

12 Soldiers Stuck In Himachal Building Collapse, Rescue Ops Overnight Solan Building Collapse: Two people have died and 12 Indian Army soldiers and many other civilians, are trapped in rubble after a multi-storey building collapsed today in Himachal Pradesh's Solan....
18:34, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 4-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs at stake * Unions say: Save the steelworks (Adds context on EU steel equities, the EU ETS, comment from British Steel, from the British government, from UK Steel.)...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Worker injured in roof collapse at Brooklyn construction site A hardhat was injured Friday when the roof of a room collapsed at an under-construction Brooklyn school, officials said. Emergency responders were called to Edward B. Shallow Junior High School on 16th Avenue near 65th Street in Bensonhurst after the roof collapsed around 8:45 a.m., Fire Department ...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Brazil probe into Vale dam collapse to conclude within days, prosecutor says A criminal investigation into the fatal collapse of a dam owned by mining firm Vale SA should be concluded in the coming days, a Brazilian prosecutor said on Tuesday, with charges to follow....
04:17, 09/18/2019

Cambodian building collapse: PM takes charge of rescue mission Prime Minister Hun Sen says he will oversee the search for any remaining missing workers following a building collapse. At least 19 people were killed when the seven-story structure caved in at a popular vacation town....
22:17, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people....
01:34, 05/17/2019

Bumbershoot fest barricade collapse in Seattle leaves about 25 injured About 25 people were hurt – with four hospitalized – after a metal barricade collapsed Saturday night at the Bumbershoot music festival in Seattle, according to reports....
15:17, 09/01/2019

Italy's warring coalition parties warn of government collapse The leaders of Italy's coalition partners the League and 5-Star Movement warned on Thursday the government could collapse following mutual recriminations over the election of the next European Commission president....
02:34, 07/19/2019

A hermit nation ruled by an egomaniac: Is Turkmenistan on the brink of collapse? Men in white fur caps proudly ride horses across the steppe, rows of modern machinery glisten, Barbie-pink flamingos strut before clear blue skies and a white yacht cuts through the turquoise waters of the Caspian Sea....
11:35, 08/11/2019

At least 22 people injured in deck collapse at New Jersey beach house At least 22 people were injured Saturday evening after a deck collapsed at a home in Wildwood, New Jersey, according to representatives for area hospitals....
12:51, 09/15/2019

3 workers dead, dozens missing in Cambodia building collapse PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A seven-story building under construction has collapsed in Cambodia’s coastal city of Sihanoukville, killing three workers and according to police leaving some 30 others trapped in the rubble. The city police chief, Thul Phorsda, says 10 workers have been rescued fo...
08:17, 06/22/2019

Pelosi flexes muscle over party in impeachment debate, but ‘dam’ could collapse House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has wielded her power to quash a faction of Democrats rallying for President Trump’s impeachment, but frustrated members within the party say the president is one misstep away from “that dam collapsing,” according to a Sunday report....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil Police to Announce First Criminal Charges Over Vale Dam Collapse Brazilian police are set to announce the first criminal charges against employees of mining giant Vale and German safety inspector TÜV SÜD over the deadly collapse of a mine-waste dam in January....
22:00, 09/18/2019

Brazil Announces Criminal Charges Against Vale Employees in Dam Collapse Brazilian police announced criminal charges against Vale and its German safety auditor, TÜV SÜD, over the miner’s dam collapse in January, the world’s most deadly disaster of its kind in more than half a century....
18:02, 09/20/2019

Germany warns INF treaty collapse could herald new arms race Germany has warned that the end of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Force treaty could have major consequences for peace and security in Europe. According to Russia's Foreign Ministry, the United States has killed the INF....
19:17, 08/02/2019

Multiple walls collapse in India monsoon rains, killing 31 Heavy monsoon rains in western India have caused at least three walls to collapse onto huts and city shanties, killing at least 31 people and injuring dozens of others, as forecasters warned of more rain...
17:17, 07/02/2019

Two South Koreans dead, athletes hurt in nightclub collapse Two South Koreans died and several others, including athletes attending world aquatic championships, were injured when a structure collapsed in a nightclub in the city of Gwangju, an official said....
07:17, 07/27/2019

| Wall collapse kills 18 as monsoon chaos hits Mumbai At least 18 people were killed in Mumbai when a wall collapsed as the heaviest monsoon rains in a decade brought chaos to India's financial capital and surrounding areas....
14:51, 07/02/2019

Coroner Called To Scene Of Roof Collapse In Floyd County PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Floyd County Coroner has been dispatched to the scene of a roof collapse in Prestonsburg. The collapse happened at a business on Arnold Avenue and Court Street in downtown. The roof was blown off during a severe thunderstorm and multiple cars were trapped under...
22:17, 05/29/2019

Cambodian building collapse kills three, dozens feared buried Rescuers dig through debris of seven-storey beach resort tower that was under construction in SihanoukvilleAt least three people died when an under-construction building collapsed at a Cambodian beach resort early on Saturday, officials said, amid fears dozens more were left trapped in the rubble.Th...
10:00, 06/22/2019

Trophy Skulls Provide New Clues In Explaining the Collapse of the Maya Two trophy skulls, recently discovered by archaeologists in the jungles of Belize, may help shed light on the little-understood collapse of the once powerful Classic Maya civilization. ...
03:51, 06/11/2019

Dozens feared trapped in deadly Cambodia building collapse Three people have been confirmed killed in a building collapse in Cambodia. The building was under construction in the resort town of Sihanoukville which has seen a boom in hotels and casinos....
06:51, 06/22/2019

Multiple injured after explosion causes partial dorm collapse in Nevada A mechanical failure caused an explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno, injuring eight people and causing the partial collapse of a mostly empty dormitory building, authorities said. Photos posted to social media showed extensive damage spanning multiple floors of Argenta Hall. Windows we...
15:34, 07/06/2019

Explosions cause partial collapse of dorm at University of Nevada, Reno Classes were canceled and several people suffered minor injuries Friday after a utilities explosion caused the partial collapse of a student dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno....
20:34, 07/06/2019

Eleven pulled alive from rubble in China building collapse Rescue services pulled out 11 people alive from a collapsed building in China's financial hub of Shanghai on Thursday, and about same number are believed to be still trapped in the rubble....
10:17, 05/16/2019

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient have collapsed by almost 85%, according to new government data.The report, published on Thursday, sho...
20:51, 07/18/2019

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and injuring five others....
07:34, 06/11/2019

CNN mired in a credibility crisis as ratings continue to collapse, experts say CNN is suffering a credibility crisis as viewership for the once-proud network continues to collapse with no apparent plan in place to fix things anytime soon, according to various media watchdogs....
00:51, 07/12/2019

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front....
01:00, 08/23/2019

Several killed after roof collapse in Shanghai Mercedes-Benz dealership A building collapse in Shanghai claimed several lives after around 20 people were trapped under the rubble. Over 150 rescue workers raced to pull the survivors to safety from the former Mercedes dealership....
15:34, 05/16/2019

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
23:17, 07/17/2019

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laboratories to the brink of collapse, risking miscarriages of justice, an inquiry has warned.The House of Lords science and technology committee has called f...
14:17, 05/01/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ Director on Ghost’s Departure, Brienne’s Collapse David Nutter, who directed three episodes this season, including Sunday’s, is known by the show’s actors for eliciting the unexpected from their performances....
05:00, 05/07/2019

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster that killed 43 people....
15:51, 06/28/2019

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressing Parliament after it was recalled from summer rec...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Ruins of bridge in Italy demolished nearly a year after deadly collapse The remnants of a bridge in Italy that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people, were finally torn down as a planned explosion cleared the structure in Genoa Friday morning. ...
18:51, 06/28/2019

Iran official says coal mine collapse kills 2, injures 1 TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a mine collapse has killed two miners and injured another in the central province of Semnan. The Thursday report quotes Damghan Gov. Aliasghar Majd as saying: “After one of the Alborz-e Sharghi coal mine’s tunn...
15:17, 06/13/2019

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18:34, 07/15/2019

3 Dead, 9 Injured As Buildings Collapse In Mizoram, Many Feared Trapped Three buildings in Mizoram's Aizawl collapsed after a massive landslide on Tuesday evening, leaving at least three dead, including two children. Nine others were injured and many people are believed......
05:34, 07/03/2019

Brazilian police file criminal charges in dam collapse that killed more than 200 Thirteen employees of the Vale mining conglomerate and a German firm are accused of fraudulently confirming the dam was safe before it ruptured in January....
05:51, 09/21/2019

France seeks to fend off blame for FCA-Renault deal collapse France was battling to defend its business strategy on Thursday after being blamed for scuppering a $35 billion-plus merger between carmakers Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault only 10 days after the plan was officially announced....
17:34, 06/06/2019

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed as missing was recovered Saturday, five days after the tunnel crumbled with the workers inside. The ...
13:17, 06/02/2019

| Broad and Woakes spark Australia collapse in first Ashes Test Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes tore through Australia's batting line-up on the opening day of the first Ashes Test leaving the visitors struggling at tea....
19:17, 08/01/2019

UPDATE 3-British Steel risks collapse with 25,000 jobs under threat British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan by later on Tuesday, two sources close to the situation said....
14:51, 05/21/2019

19 Killed After Heavy Rain In Gujarat, 8 Dead In Wall Collapse Nineteen persons were killed in rain-related mishaps in Gujarat on Friday night and on Saturday, including 16 deaths in incidents of wall/building collapse, as Saurashtra and central Gujarat were......
23:17, 08/10/2019

911 Call Reveals Urgency Of Lake Cumberland Cabin Collapse (LEX 18) — A family’s weekend getaway was interrupted back in April when a tree fell on a cabin at Lake Cumberland. The 911 call and dispatch radio calls have been released. It happened Sunday morning on April 14. Someone in the cabin next door called and said that a tree had fallen on a...
00:34, 05/08/2019

4 with critical, serious injuries after Dallas crane collapse that killed woman Utilities worked Monday to restore power to parts of North Texas that was knocked out by a storm that toppled a crane in Dallas that killed at least one person, officials said....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Cambodia building collapse: minister sacked, governor quits The governor of Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has stepped down after a seven-floor building collapsed. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has also fired a top safety official for "lack of responsibility."...
18:34, 06/24/2019

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
23:51, 06/26/2019

Taliban lifts ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said it had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
15:51, 09/15/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
00:00, 05/24/2019

ISIS is far from defeated. Here’s what you need to know about its affiliate in Afghanistan. An estimated 2,500 to 4,000 fighters belong to the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, which claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed 63 and wounded nearly 200 people at a wedding in Kabul over the weekend....
00:17, 08/20/2019

Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan: Official Two US soldiers were killed in action in Afghanistan on Monday, NATO announced -- the latest international military casualties as Washington seeks a way out of America's longest war....
23:51, 07/29/2019

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
08:17, 09/10/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, as the United States seeks to reach a negotiated end to the nearly 18-year-old war....
22:51, 07/29/2019

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan identified A U.S. soldier killed by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan has been identified as Army Sgt. 1st Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz of Puerto Rico, the Department of Defense said on Friday....
14:34, 09/07/2019

Inside Afghanistan's vacation hotspot It's been described as "Afghanistan's Grand Canyon," and 10 years after it was designated a national park, Band-e-Amir is flourishing as a beacon of stability in a country rocked by decades of violence and unrest....
06:00, 06/26/2019

US allies Afghanistan and Pakistan keep shooting at each other As the U.S. continues to pursue peace talks in Afghanistan, the Pentagon is worried that the Afghan government and Pakistan, both U.S. allies, will distract from that goal as they continue to skirmish along their shared border....
05:51, 07/18/2019

The Latest: Afghanistan sets Pakistan 228 to win LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Day 31 of the Cricket World Cup (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Afghanistan has finished on 227-9 against Pakistan after choosing to bat at Headingley. The total shouldn’t be too challenging for Pakistan, although Afghanistan’s bowlers will enjoy the spin-friendl...
15:51, 06/29/2019

| Afghanistan thrash Bangladesh in one-off Test Rashid Khan completed his maiden 10-wicket haul in Test cricket as Afghanistan overcame rain and fading light to crush Bangladesh in their one-off Test in Chittagong....
14:00, 09/09/2019

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan A U.S. service member was killed in Afghanistan on Monday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said, after the collapse of talks between the United States and Taliban to end the conflict....
19:17, 09/16/2019

US to reduce Afghanistan forces by 2020 US Secretary of State Pompeo said that the US wants to begin withdrawing its forces from Afghanistan by 2020. It is the first time frame that has been specified by the Trump Administration on troop reduction....
03:17, 07/30/2019

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
06:51, 08/20/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Friday....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Green Beret killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Special Forces member was killed in Afghanistan, NATO Resolute Support Afghanistan announced on Monday, the 17th U.S. servicemember killed there this year....
22:51, 09/16/2019

The Orioles can’t stop fighting each other These 29 games can’t end soon enough for the Orioles. For the second time this month, the Orioles turned on each other in an embarrassing dugout fight. This time, during an 8-4 loss to the Nationals on Wednesday night, reliever Richard Bleier and third-base coach Jose David Flores were in an o...
15:51, 08/29/2019

The women fighting for Lapland As climate change affects the livelihoods of Finland's indigenous Sami people, a proposed new Arctic railway, forestry and mining could change Lapland forever....
02:51, 06/23/2019

10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s Miracle man Manny Pacquiao, the new WBA welterweight champion, isn’t the only boxing great to keep fighting beyond his fortieth birthday The post 10 boxers who continued fighting well into their 40s appeared first on Boxing News....
14:51, 07/22/2019

It's A Very Fighting Game Weekend It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means either chaining hot dogs, hamburgers and handfuls of chips or jab, jab, uppercut, jab, throw, special. Or both....
23:51, 05/24/2019

One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. One Punch Man is getting a fighting game. Titled One Punch Man A Hero Nobody Knows, it’s slated for PS4 and Xbox One. The Japanese release date is TBA, and the game has yet to announced for outside Japan. ...
15:17, 06/26/2019

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
12:34, 06/17/2019

RBS picks Rose as first woman to run major UK bank The state-backed Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has picked Alison Rose to become its next chief executive, making her the first woman to head one of Britain's biggest high street lenders....
18:17, 08/10/2019

Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to an All-NBA team that could mean big payoffs for Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker. Both of those guards were voted to one of the three teams announced Thursday, making them eligible for supermax contract extensions fro...
20:51, 05/23/2019

American Restoration: 30% of judges will be Trump picks President Trump, who plans to have named 150 federal judges by the end of this year, is on a pace to fill 30% of the bench, a historic legacy being tied to the conservative movement to restore America.5177RSpg60L._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_.jpgLegal experts said that over his first term, Trump is expect...
16:00, 07/05/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo exec as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
14:17, 06/12/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks the best wireless keyboards you can buy in 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Sometimes the default just doesn't cut it, and that's often true when it comes to keyboards. Whether you're working on a desktop or a laptop, the keyboard you were given or the keyboard built into the machine may not be the best for your working style. If that...
14:17, 05/17/2019

Town picks up the pieces after destructive tornado Mike Karbo's neighbor woke him up about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, asking for his help rescuing two people from a collapsed garage. But Karbo, information director for the town of Burke, South Dakota, said that was only the beginning of the damage from a tornado that rolled in overnight....
02:34, 08/08/2019

‘Legion’ Picks Up the Pieces of a Shattering Twist The creator Noah Hawley discusses how the heady FX drama will evolve in its final season, now that its hero has done “something that we can’t morally tolerate.”...
22:34, 06/24/2019

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Petridis on why our No 1 is our No 1‘The score to the best film noir never made’: dylan37 Continue rea...
21:00, 09/19/2019

The picks who fit Islanders’ big-picture approach to NHL draft VANCOUVER, British Columbia — With only two picks in the first four rounds — for now — it seems as if the Islanders’ focus going into the NHL draft Friday night is on the big picture. That would include the future of two big free agents in recently minted Masterton Trophy-winning goalie Robin Lehner...
10:00, 06/21/2019

EU picks Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva to head IMF EU ministers meeting in Paris have selected Bulgaria's Kristalina Georgieva as the bloc's candidate to head the International Monetary Fund. The fractious vote revealed further divisions within the European Union....
00:17, 08/03/2019

Johnson a little less sure-footed as Hunt picks up the pace The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of sixteen Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
05:17, 06/23/2019

Our Top 5 Picks From the Rebecca Minkoff Flash Sale We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. As......
06:00, 05/15/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
00:51, 06/13/2019

EU picks women for top jobs after marathon negotiations Europe's leaders have agreed to give two of the top four European Union jobs to women, but only after a marathon set of talks that exposed the continent's simmering divisions....
03:51, 07/03/2019

Economic growth picks up in May driven by car production The UK economy performed better than many economists' expected in May, according to official figures pointing to growth of 0.3% on the previous month....
10:51, 07/10/2019

Grateful threads: The best tie-dye fashion picks for summer Get groovy! Tie-dye is back in a major way, a time-traveling trend that’s arrived straight from 1969. No longer just a summer-camp staple, this psychedelic pattern is now a fashionable favorite with a stylish mix of stars, from It girls, including Gigi Hadid and Lucy Hale, to rap royalty such as A$A...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Papa John’s picks Arby’s exec as new CEO Papa John’s International on Tuesday named Arby’s Restaurant Group president Rob Lynch as its chief executive officer, replacing Steve Ritchie barely 19 months after he took the role, sending the shares of the world’s third-largest pizza chain up 3 percent. A former marketing executive at Yum Brands...
22:34, 08/27/2019

NBA draft recap: All 60 picks, first-round analysis The eventful 2019 NBA draft at Brooklyn's Barclays Center is in the books, and we have every pick, and analysis, from draft night.       ...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals....
16:00, 06/12/2019

Guidemaster: Ars picks 11 gifts you can get Dad for Father’s Day 2019 Enlarge / These kids evidently got their dad a tie or some kind of parking lot toy... were wireless, noise-cancelling headphones not yet a thing? (credit: Los Angeles Examiner/USC Libraries/Corbis) The annual day devoted to dads is approaching yet again, so it's time to start thinking (if you have...
15:34, 06/11/2019

Athleisure Picks Cool Moms Will Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:51, 05/10/2019

First look at rookie minicamps: The top picks in the 2019 NFL draft NFL rookies, including Clelin Ferrell, hit the practice fields with their new teams for the first time, giving a glimpse of the future -- and the work ahead....
06:17, 05/06/2019

Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups Playoff hopefuls square off when the Braves play the Cardinals and the Indians meet the Rays. Who has the upper hand? And what else are we looking forward to?...
07:17, 05/25/2019

Expert picks on who will win the 2019 Kentucky Derby Who will win the Kentucky Derby? Who is the long shot to watch? USA TODAY Network experts make their picks on who will win the 2019 Kentucky Derby.        ...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Monsoon activity picks up late week! TUCSON – It was an active afternoon and evening for several spots yesterday but that won’t be the same case today. Today: A.M. showers for Metro Tucson, P.M. scattered storms to the south and east (20%). High: 103° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 80° Tomorrow: Isolated to scattere...
15:34, 08/06/2019

ESPN surrenders to Woj in tipping NBA draft picks war For the NBA Draft, ESPN insider Adrian Wojnarowski will be “lasered” in on tipping the draft choices on Twitter before they are on TV. In other words, Wojnarowski, with a wink, will attempt to put out the picks before NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces them. This plan is a change from what ESPN ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

NBC picks up Kenan Thompson's new show, but he still won't leave SNL just yet Just over a week ago, we reported that Kenan Thompson had confirmed that he’s staying on Saturday Night Live for at least another year, solidifying his status as the show’s longest-tenured cast member. Now, though, keeping him on SNL just got a bit more complicated, as NBC has given a series order t...
22:17, 05/12/2019

To Stand Out, the Army Picks a New Uniform With a World War II Look Army Greens, being field-tested for introduction next year, are designed to evoke a bygone era when America celebrated total victory, and wanted to look sharp....
04:34, 05/06/2019

VW picks FCA, Kia veteran Saad Chehab to run U.S. marketing In the new role, he will be responsible for repositioning the VW brand away from its 2015 diesel emissions crisis and toward a future with at least four battery-electric vehicles in the U.S. beginning in 2020....
08:34, 08/15/2019

Jim Cramer revisits his top stock picks for the 5G rollout In February, he declared that Skyworks Solutions, Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcom, and Xilinx were the top five semiconductor companies that stand to benefit from the building of 5G infrastructure....
01:51, 04/30/2019

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals BMW has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, continuing the German carmaker's tradition of promoting production chiefs to the top job even as the auto industry expands into new areas such as technology and services....
02:51, 07/20/2019

MLB Weekend Watch: Picks, analysis on the top matchups The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, Josh Bell's power meets Chris Paddack's nastiness, and the Yanks and Rays play for first place. Here's your guide to it all....
15:17, 05/17/2019

Carlyle picks banks for PA Consulting sale The private equity backers of PA Consulting Group, one of the world's oldest management consultancies, have hired bankers to help review options for the future ownership of the business....
13:34, 08/06/2019

Expert picks: Predicting men's and women's winners Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer? Can Ash Barty make it two in a row? And is Serena Williams a favorite or a spoiler? ESPN's tennis experts make their London picks....
21:00, 06/29/2019

Guidemaster: Ars tests and picks the best e-readers for every budget Enlarge / The new Kindle Paperwhite. (credit: Valentina Palladino) If you want to not only read more, but read better, an e-reader may be for you. Yes, it has become easy to find material to read and to get it on any of the numerous devices we have in our electronic arsenals—smartphones, tablets, ...
15:17, 05/23/2019

Giannis, Harden are unanimous All-NBA first-team picks Milwaukee forward Giannis Antetokounmpo and Houston guard James Harden were unanimous selections to the 2018-19 All-NBA first team, released Thursday....
00:51, 05/24/2019

Sources: Conley sent to Jazz for 3 players, picks Guard Mike Conley is headed to the Utah Jazz in a trade that sends Grayson Allen, Kyle Korver, Jae Crowder and two draft picks to the Memphis Grizzlies, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
23:34, 06/19/2019

Wilder picks rematch with Ortiz for next bout The rematch means there won't be an undisputed title fight between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder this year, a match that looms as the biggest in boxing....
09:17, 05/29/2019

Best fax machines of 2019: 5 top picks for sending faxes This guide to the best fax machines of 2019 proves that while the idea of sending faxes might seem a bit antiquated, there's some brilliant models out there.There are still many businesses out there that rely on faxes, so this best fax machines of 2019 list will help those companies find the to...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Acupuncture caused this elderly woman's lung to collapse — here are some of its potential downsides Shutterstock A 79-year-old woman from Portugal ended up in a hospital with a collapsed lung because of a thin acupuncture needle. Lungs don't tend to simply collapse in on their own. Air likely entered the pleural cavity, the space between the lung and the chest wall. Visit Business Insider's home...
05:51, 06/20/2019

Italy: Populists declare Salvini a 'traitor' as government collapse looms The anti-establishment, populist M5S closed ranks ahead of an upcoming no-confidence vote in parliament. They stopped short of completely cutting ties with Interior Minister Salvini's far-right League party, however....
03:51, 08/19/2019

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
20:51, 07/10/2019

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
19:51, 07/31/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse to come....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Nato and Russia trade barbs after collapse of nuclear arms treaty US pulls out of cold war-era INF treaty after Moscow’s ‘secret deployment’ of cruise missilesA key international nuclear disarmament treaty has formally collapsed amid mutual recriminations between the west and Russia, and with Nato pledging to boost Europe’s military defences.The alliance’s secreta...
18:51, 08/02/2019

Opinion: Facebook’s brain computer interface will be the instrument of society’s collapse Anyone else think giving Facebook literal access to our brains is a catastrophically stupid idea? If you missed it: Facebook‘s building a brain computer interface (BCI). In the company’s words, the gadget will be: A non-invasive, wearable device that lets people type by simply imagining themselves t...
01:17, 08/31/2019

Climate crisis could see ‘collapse’ of some economies without diversification, warns UN trade chief Climate change poses an “existential threat to commodity-dependent developing countries”, the United Nation’s trade chief said on Wednesday, pointing to a newly released report highlighting the need to diversify economies and exports....
01:00, 09/12/2019

Barcelona’s collapse at Anfield fuels awkward questions of identity | Sid Lowe Ernesto Valverde’s team failed to deliver on Lionel Messi’s Champions League dream and the issues seem to run deepAt the end Leo Messi collapsed to the floor and for a time he just lay face down on the grass, until a teammate eventually came and lifted him to his feet. Exhausted, he was barely able ...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals Ame...
14:17, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the army would deploy at the mine as the search for more victims continued....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Thailand's Longest Wooden Bridge May Collapse As Heavy Rain Continues The Thai Army was on a vigil on Monday over fears that the country's longest wooden Mon (Uttamanusorn) Bridge could collapse as rains continue to batter the country's Kanchanaburi province....
02:51, 08/13/2019

‘Hungry kids collapse as looters take millions’: life in today’s Zimbabwe Far from seeing reform after Robert Mugabe was toppled, the country has fallen into crisis as millions are ‘reduced to paupers’In the streets of Mbare, the children play, neighbours talk and a wintry sun lights neat houses with carefully tended vegetable plots. But the apparent tranquillity of this ...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
22:51, 06/28/2019

Italy's government on the brink of collapse as deputy leader calls for elections Political turmoil has returned to Rome with one of the country's deputy prime ministers calling for snap elections and declaring that the coalition government is unworkable....
11:00, 08/09/2019

Ceasefire collapse in northwest Syria threatens millions: U.N. envoy's adviser The humanitarian adviser to U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen on Thursday regretted the collapse of a ceasefire in the northwest, saying that fresh violence threatens the lives of millions after more than 500 civilians were killed since late April....
17:00, 08/08/2019

Cambodia building collapse: 2 people found alive in rubble; at least 28 dead Two people were found alive in Cambodia on Monday days after an under-construction building collapsed, killing at least 28 workers and injuring another 26....
18:17, 06/24/2019

Bogong moth tracker launched in face of 'unprecedented' collapse in numbers New website asks Australians to record sightings of insect that is main food source of the mountain pygmy possumEvery spring, 4.4 billion bogong moths migrate up to 1,000km to the alpine regions of Victoria and New South Wales ahead of the summer heat.But for the past two years, the number of moths ...
12:19, 09/17/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Putin is right about the collapse of liberal values– but the EU shares the blame | Owen Jones Rightwing demagogues across the world, including in Europe, go unchecked. Darkness threatens to engulf us allVladimir Putin is right. When he celebrates the existential crisis of what he terms “liberalism”, his grounds for triumphalism are substantial. “The liberal idea has become obsolete,” he crow...
14:34, 06/28/2019

City council grills taxi bosses over medallion market collapse City lawmakers grilled Taxi and Limousine Commission bosses on Monday over the agency’s failure to head off the medallion market collapse — an outcome forecast by a nearly decade-old report the TLC commissioned. “The bankruptcies and foreclosures, the suffering and the suicides, were not the consequ...
20:51, 06/24/2019

'No stone unturned' to help British Steel amid collapse fears - govt Ministers will leave "no stone unturned" in supporting the UK steel industry, MPs have been told, as the country's second largest producer teeters on the brink of collapse....
21:00, 05/21/2019

Philip Green's Arcadia avoids collapse as creditors back deal Philip Green's Topshop-to-Dorothy Perkins fashion empire staved off a collapse into administration on Wednesday as creditors approved his sweetened restructuring plan....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Two dead in Korean nightclub balcony collapse at world swim meet Two people died and 16 were injured, including an Olympic gold medallist taking part in swimming's world championship, after a balcony collapsed under the weight of party-goers at a South Korean nightclub, local police said Saturday.       ...
19:51, 07/27/2019

Thomas Cook plots emergency fire-sale to avert collapse Thomas Cook Group is scrambling to stitch together a last-ditch fire-sale in a bid to stave off collapse and avert the biggest-ever peacetime repatriation of British citizens....
19:00, 09/19/2019

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week while sunning on a beach in Encinitas, California, when the bluff above them gave way.The sudden tragedy that befell Anne Clave; her mother, Julie Davis...
11:34, 08/07/2019

Italy marks anniversary of bridge collapse amid political crisis Italy's warring political leaders suspended hostilities on Wednesday, gathering in the port city of Genoa to mark the first anniversary of a bridge collapse that killed 43 people....
10:18, 08/14/2019

Cliff collapse at popular Southern California beach kills at least 1 person ENCINITAS, Calif. — One person is dead and others are injured after a cliff collapsed onto a Southern California beach. The city of Encinitas said Friday that the bluff gave way about 3 p.m. in the suburb north of San Diego. The area is highly popular with local residents and vacationers. The beach ...
05:17, 08/03/2019

Death toll in Ukraine building collapse rises to eight: emergency services The number of people killed in the collapse of an apartment building in western Ukraine rose sharply to eight, including one child, the Ukrainian state emergencies service said on Thursday....
07:51, 08/29/2019

Barwon-Darling river ecosystem on path to collapse, review warns NSW Natural Resources Commission says plan for the Barwon-Darling needs urgent overhaul to save ecosystem ‘in crisis’The Murray-Darling river system managed by NSW – the Barwon-Darling – is “an ecosystem in crisis” which is on a path to collapse and urgent reforms are needed to save it, a review has...
07:17, 07/24/2019

Education Department Had Hand in College Chain’s Collapse, Documents Show A House committee has a trove of documents that show top Education Department officials trying to prop up a for-profit chain as it careened toward collapse....
11:17, 07/23/2019

South Korea: 2 dead, aquatic athletes injured in nightclub collapse Two South Koreans have died and several others, including foreign athletes competing at the FINA World Aquatics Championships, have been injured after a balcony collapsed in a nightclub next to the athletes' village....
10:34, 07/27/2019

One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms Witness: crane ‘fell straight through’ apartment buildingNames of injured and woman who died not knownA woman has died and at least six people were injured when a crane collapsed on to an apartment building in Dallas amid severe thunderstorms early on Sunday afternoon.Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Ja...
06:34, 06/10/2019

France, Britain and Germany say risks Iran nuclear deal could collapse France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, calling for dialogue between all the parties to resume....
19:34, 07/14/2019

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos.        ...
05:17, 04/30/2019

27 killed as monsoon rains collapse walls in India’s financial capital MUMBAI, India — Heavy monsoon rains in western India caused at least three walls to collapse onto huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said Tuesday, as forecasters warned of more rain. At least 18 people were killed and 66 others injured when a ...
11:34, 07/02/2019

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
12:34, 06/29/2019

Officials blamed for bridge collapse told to leave memorial service Motorway executives attending a ceremony to remember victims of a major bridge collapse were told to leave after grieving relatives asked the Italian prime minister to intervene....
14:34, 08/14/2019

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and appear to be limited. There have been no face-to-face meetings in a month, and none are scheduled before a Sept. 1 deadline, when the Trump administra...
05:00, 08/28/2019

US military says 2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military says two service members have been killed in Afghanistan. It did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths. The statement says the killings occurred Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a quick visit to the A...
07:34, 06/26/2019

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province were 32-year-old Army Master Sgt. Michael B. Riley and 24-year-old Army Sgt. James G. Johnston. Riley was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Force...
17:51, 06/27/2019

US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — US military says 2 service members have been killed in Afghanistan....
08:00, 06/26/2019

7 Children Killed In Landmine Blast In Afghanistan A landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, as war ordnance again claimed civilian lives....
07:51, 05/12/2019

Beautiful scenes from Afghanistan's 'Grand Canyon' You can camp. You can picnic. You can even rent swan-shaped paddle boats to navigate one of six deep blue lakes that shimmer high in the Hindu Kush mountains, amid picturesque red-hued cliffs and rocky natural dams....
09:00, 06/26/2019

Afghanistan blasts wound dozens on Independence Day A series of bombings struck restaurants and public squares on Monday in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, wounding at least 66 people, officials said, as the country marked the 100th anniversary of its independence....
12:51, 08/19/2019

Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan, military says The U.S. military did not immediately provide details on the deaths, which occurred a day after a visit to Afghanistan by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. But the Taliban claimed responsibility, saying the two were killed in an ambush....
14:17, 06/26/2019

2 service personnel killed in Afghanistan, US military says The U.S. military said two service members were killed Wednesday in Afghanistan, but did not offer any details surrounding the circumstances of their deaths....
13:51, 06/26/2019

Afghanistan's president rejects foreign interference Afghanistan's president has said peace is only possible with an agreement between Afghanistan and the Taliban. His remarks come amid US efforts to finalize a peace deal with the Taliban....
17:53, 08/11/2019

Scores Killed in Afghanistan Wedding Blast The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan’s capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this year....
10:17, 08/18/2019

US To Keep 8,600 Troops In Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban: Trump President Donald Trump on Thursday said that US troop levels in Afghanistan will drop to 8,600 if a deal is reached with the Taliban and that a permanent presence will remain....
21:17, 08/29/2019

Trump and His Team Can’t Agree on Leaving Afghanistan Trump and his team can’t agree on something incredibly important. Trump and his advisers can’t agree on our country’s policy on Afghanistan....
22:51, 08/30/2019

US and Taliban reach agreement 'in principle' on Afghanistan President Donald Trump's special envoy for Afghanistan said Monday that the US and the Taliban have reached an agreement "in principle," pending final approval by the President....
04:34, 09/03/2019

Elections in Afghanistan becoming more necessary by the hour, says EU special envoy The European Union's special envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia said on Sunday presidential elections must be held this month as the country needs a political leadership that has received a renewed democratic mandate from its citizens....
15:34, 09/08/2019

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
13:51, 05/28/2019

UN says Taliban captives in Afghanistan subjected to abuse KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.N. says Taliban captives in Afghanistan have been subjected to abuse, ill-treatment and actions that may amount to torture. The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it interviewed 13 detainees from a group of 53 recently rescued from the Taliban. They were main...
09:51, 05/26/2019

A Weekly Report From Afghanistan That Takes a Toll President Trump has dominated headlines in the U.S. over a canceled Camp David peace summit. In Afghanistan, civilians and security officers keep dying. Our two reporters explain how they keep track....
17:18, 09/10/2019

England set Afghanistan 398 to win: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from Old TraffordCounty cricket – live! News from around the groundsAnd you can email Rob here 3.44pm BST 17th over: Afghanistan 75-2 (Rahmat 26, Hashmatullah 9) Rahmat charges Moeen and drives him for a classical straight six. I think he fancies becoming Afghanistan’s firs...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
01:51, 05/26/2019

Pompeo in Afghanistan: ‘We are prepared to remove our forces’ U.S. diplomats are reaching the final stages of a negotiation over Taliban obligations not to shelter terrorists if American forces leave Afghanistan, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
04:51, 06/26/2019

| Afghanistan's Nabi announces Test retirement Former Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi has announced his retirement from Test cricket after the ongoing one-off red-ball fixture against Bangladesh in Chittagong....
13:34, 09/08/2019

Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on Lawyers for the Afghan survivors of a 2009 NATO airstrike say they are still seeking adequate compensation for their clients and a criminal prosecution of the German officer who ordered the bombing...
11:34, 09/04/2019

Forget warlords, meet Afghanistan's new 'rockstars' He closes his eyes and the memories flood back. No clean water. No clothes. No shoes. With temperatures north of 45 degrees, his was a world about survival....
14:17, 05/20/2019

In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this...
23:17, 05/28/2019

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose...
21:34, 09/11/2019

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
00:34, 07/16/2019

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 32 killed A roadside bomb tore through a bus in western Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least 32 people, including women and children, a provincial official said...
08:17, 07/31/2019

A Novel Set in Afghanistan Challenges the Myth of the Good Occupier Amy Waldman’s “A Door in the Earth” follows a young American woman to a rural Afghan village, where her plan to provide aid runs into ethical complications....
11:34, 08/27/2019

Trump, Pakistan's Khan discuss way out of Afghanistan war President Donald Trump voiced optimism on Monday that Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan could help broker a political settlement to end the nearly 18-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan and held out the possibility of restoring aid to Islamabad....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Opinion: Afghanistan's roller-coaster history It should be joyous: 100 years of independence. But Afghanistan is in mourning after a wedding was attacked. The US and the Taliban are thrashing out a deal, but DW's Florian Weigand predicts an uncertain future....
23:17, 08/19/2019

At Least 34 Killed In Afghanistan As Bus Hits "Taliban" Bomb At least 34 people were killed in western Afghanistan Wednesday when the bus they were travelling in hit a roadside bomb, officials said, a day after the UN warned civilians were dying at "shocking"......
16:17, 07/31/2019

Why a Taliban peace deal won't end bloodshed in Afghanistan The Taliban continue to attack civilians in Afghanistan despite reportedly pledging to negotiators in Qatar that they would stop. What is the militant group trying to achieve by continuing these violent attacks?...
22:17, 07/26/2019

ICC prosecutor presses for Afghanistan crimes investigation The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) filed a request on Friday seeking to overturn the rejection of her planned investigation into war crimes in Afghanistan allegedly committed by both Taliban insurgents and U.S. troops....
18:34, 06/07/2019

Who is killing more civilians in Afghanistan? It's not the Taliban Afghan and international coalition forces in Afghanistan killed more civilians in 2019 than have the Taliban and other militants.        ...
19:17, 07/30/2019

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the attack also killed multiple civilians....
02:51, 09/20/2019

Joe Biden On How US Can Avoid Being "Victim Of Terror" From Afghanistan US Elections 2020: The US can stop being a victim of terrorism emanating from Afghanistan if it insists that Pakistan provide it with bases to conduct operations against terrorists in the war-torn......
16:00, 09/13/2019

Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence Afghanistan is at a “crucial moment” in its history as it marks 100 years of independence, the head of the UN Mission there said on Monday, following a series of terror attacks in recent days....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Taliban attack Afghanistan office of US aid group At least 15 wounded in Kabul bombing and gunfight, raising fears over latest peace talksThe Taliban have attacked the offices of a US aid group in the heart of the Afghan capital with a car bomb, claiming the group promoted western traditions and mixing between men and women.Coming as US negotiators...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Graham warns withdrawing from Afghanistan will lead to ‘another 9/11’ Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., warned in an interview with Fox News Saturday that withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan would lead to “another 9/11."...
16:00, 08/25/2019

US service member killed in action in Afghanistan One U.S. service member and more violence kill at least 7 other people across Afghanistan amid preparations for presidential elections in late September...
22:17, 09/16/2019

Suicide bomber kills nine in Afghanistan's Jalalabad A suicide bomber on foot targeted a police vehicle in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, including civilians, local officials said....
17:34, 06/13/2019

US stops Taliban territory tracking in Afghanistan The US military has said that the NATO mission in Afghanistan is no longer collecting data on how much of the country is controlled by military insurgents. Violence has increased even amid peace talks with the Taliban....
16:17, 05/01/2019

U.S. Service Member Killed in Action in Afghanistan The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed in action in Afghanistan, but offered no further details about the service member’s identity or circumstances surrounding the death....
20:00, 07/13/2019

U.S. military identifies soldier killed in Afghanistan A U.S. Army soldier killed in Afghanistan was identified on Sunday as decorated special forces company Sergeant Major James G. "Ryan" Sartor of Teague, Texas, the Department of Defense (DOD) said in a release....
10:51, 07/15/2019

Afghanistan highway blast kills at least 34 on bus, injures 17 An explosion on Wednesday hit a bus traveling on a highway between two key cities in western Afghanistan, killing at least 34 passengers, including children, and injuring 17, officials said....
08:51, 07/31/2019

Hollywood Is Fighting, but the Emmys Show Will Go On The popular “Game of Thrones” and the critically adored “Fleabag” are among the nominees at a time of canceled parties and a legal fight between TV writers and their agents....
01:52, 09/21/2019

Man has spent nearly $37,000 fighting $120 speeding ticket A man’s quest for justice is drawing criticism after he’s spent close to $37,000 to fight a $120 speeding ticket including spending his sons inheritance.        ...
00:17, 09/11/2019

Gustafsson and Smith fighting to prove something ... to themselves Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Smith have three things in common: Their last fight was against Jon Jones; they both had disappointing performances; they have a chance at redemption when they share the Octagon on Saturday....
22:00, 05/31/2019

The Fed Is Fighting for Control of Its Key Interest Rate If a ship crossing a wide and placid harbor yaws so far that it almost hits the channel markers, its captain might want to have the rudder adjusted. That’s essentially what the Federal Reserve has done three times since 2018. With the fed funds rate inching disconcertingly close to the top of the ce...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
22:34, 05/25/2019

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world’It was not an auspicious beginning. The first vid...
20:17, 06/01/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:34, 05/22/2019

Peter Quillin still competing at 168, but fighting for something different One day a champion, the next, down on the canvas. How former middleweight world titleholder Peter Quillin reinvented himself after a tough decision in his career....
18:00, 09/18/2019

Recommended Reading: Fighting deepfakes Top AI researchers race to detect 'deepfake' videos: 'We are outgunned' Drew Harwell, The Washington Post The 2016 US presidential election was plagued by fake news and election meddling across the internet. With the rise of so-called deepfake tec......
06:51, 06/16/2019

Fighting obesity with a single cup of coffee A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments....
01:17, 06/26/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics and onto the streets of Chicago to confront the American Medical Association at the organization’s an...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Seeing What the Fighting Is All About on Alaska’s Coastal Plain On a river trip in the starkly beautiful Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, rich in birds and caribou, reflections on what we’re willing to gamble for oil and money....
15:00, 09/09/2019

Opinion: Germany is fighting for its identity On the 80th anniversary of the first battle of World War II, the right-wing populist AfD party scored its strongest-ever results in two states. Germany is now wrestling with itself, says DW's Editor-in-Chief Ines Pohl....
08:34, 09/03/2019

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, but continuing battles are a reminder that reliabl...
21:17, 07/05/2019

The US and EU are fighting over trade when they should be finding common cause If ever there was a "wrong war at the wrong time," the transatlantic trade conflict that's boiling this summer defines it, writes Atlantic Council CEO Frederick Kempe....
15:00, 07/13/2019

Why isn't Google fighting harder for Android? This week, Huawei turned from the world's second-largest phone maker into a pawn in the US cold war with China. The White House issued a generic executive order that doesn't mention Huawei in particular but forbids American companies doing any business with a "foreign adversary," and on Monday Googl...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Oh God Trump and Biden Are Fighting About Their Brains Ladies and gents, I give you a depressingly possible preview of the 2020 general election: Joe Biden and Donald Trump arguing about whether their minds work....
14:51, 08/10/2019

Audi Sport boss: "we are fighting for V10" in next-gen R8 Senior figures have strong desire for 10-cylinder engine to remain, while more hardcore variant will be previewed by GT2 race car at Goodwood next week Audi Sport is fighting to ensure the V10 remains an integral part of the next-generation R8, despite the increasing likelihood the flagship superca...
10:34, 06/28/2019

Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don’t Realize It Exists In “How to Be an Antiracist,” the scholar Ibram X. Kendi scrutinizes himself and the rest of us for lessons on how to eradicate the scourge of racism....
16:34, 08/20/2019

| European 2020 Ryder Cup captain wants showdown for picks Europe's 2020 Ryder Cup skipper Padraig Harrington wants candidates for his three captain's picks to undergo a showdown to prove they deserve his selection....
02:51, 05/15/2019

Elizabeth Warren Picks Up Key Progressive 2020 Endorsement (WASHINGTON) — The progressive Working Families Party is endorsing Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s presidential bid. The party endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders‘s last presidential cycle. The decision by the labor-aligned party to back Warren over Sanders comes as most nat...
02:19, 09/17/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019 picks: Why Gray Magician is best value bet at 29-1 It’s the first Saturday in May, so here we go with the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Maybe it’s seemed easy the last six years as the post-time favorite has won the Run for the Roses. But if you’re just going to play the favorites, this isn’t the Derby preview for......
23:17, 05/04/2019

2019 NHL draft: Islanders set for few picks, quiet weekend A year after one of the most important drafts in franchise history, the 2019 NHL Draft seems likely to be a much quieter affair for the Islanders. In 2018, GM Lou Lamoriello scored Oliver Wahlstrom and Noah Dobson with the two first-round picks among his eight total on the weekend and the team made ...
01:51, 06/22/2019

The best cheap phones: From $400 to free, our picks even include an iPhone. Sorry, no 5G. Phones are lasting people longer and their quality is increasing, while the operating systems support solid performance for longer. You can spend $400 or less for a solid phone -- some are even priced at just over $100....
04:51, 09/18/2019

Chris Sale picks up first win as Red Sox roll past White Sox CHICAGO — Chris Sale returned to where he began his major league career — and to some fundamentals that have made the left-hander one of baseball’s premier pitchers. Sale snapped out of his early season funk to earn his first win with an impressive performance against his former team, tossing ...
09:51, 05/04/2019

LA Rams sign all 8 draft picks to initial contracts THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams’ eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts. The Rams announced the deals Friday. The NFC champions didn’t make a first-round selection for the third straight year. Their second-round pick, Washington safety Taylor Rapp, was the...
22:34, 06/07/2019

Falcons sign RBs Ollison, Green and 2 more draft picks FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with four draft picks, including running backs Qadree Ollison and Marcus Green. The Falcons also signed defensive end John Cominsky and cornerback Jordan Miller. Ollison, from Pittsburgh, was the first of two fifth-round picks. The ...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Dad picks worst outfit to send daughter to school with Father knows worst. Maryland dad Brad Friedlander couldn’t even handle his kids’ morning routine. When former stay-at-home mom Aliza Friedlander had a rare, early-morning work event for her new part-time job, Brad took on the responsibility of breakfast and getting his daughters — Lila, ...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Nadal untroubled as he picks up 90th Roland Garros win "Rafael Nadal\u0027s serene progress through the French Open continued on Sunday as he booked a semi-final spot with victory over Juan Ignacio Londero."...
00:00, 06/03/2019

Analyst gives his picks for favorite emerging market bonds Emerging market bonds could perform well going forward, and an analyst from Aberdeen Standard Investments picked three countries he likes — and one he doesn't....
09:17, 07/11/2019

NHL draft 2019: First-round picks, scouting reports The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick in the NHL draft. The New York Rangers followed up with Kaapo Kakko at No. 2       ...
05:51, 06/22/2019