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German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags

Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags

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German minister calls for immediate ban on plastic bags The minister has proposed a ban in Germany similar to those in place in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. Gerd Müller said that the issue was crucial to mankind's survival....
10:16, 05/10/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
04:32, 08/13/2019

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eigh...
08:32, 06/09/2019

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
05:32, 07/03/2019

Germany: Draft bill to ban plastic bags on the way The use of plastic bags is on the decline in Germany, but the 64% decrease since 2015 doesn't go far enough for Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Her department has drafted a bill to ban them completely....
07:48, 09/06/2019

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
02:32, 07/05/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
14:16, 06/01/2019

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
13:48, 05/31/2019

'Biodegradable' plastic bags survive three years in soil and sea Study found bags were still able to carry shopping despite environmental claims Plastic bags that claim to be biodegradable were still intact and able to carry shopping three years after being exposed to the natural environment, a study has found.The...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
07:48, 06/10/2019

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
13:32, 07/20/2019

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, utensils MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City lawmakers have passed a ban on plastic bags, utensils and other disposable plastic items to take effect at the end of 2020. The city of more than 9 million residents – with another 11 million in surrounding areas ...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Plastic bags are killing horses, cows in Texas Municipalities across the country have enacted regulations to curtail the use of plastic bags, which can suffocate and cause fatal digestion blockages in livestock and wild animals. But not in Texas....
06:00, 08/14/2019

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Sobeys announces plan to remove all plastic bags in 2020 The grocery store chain announced the plan in a press release on Wednesday, calling it the first step in "removing unnecessary plastic from all retail."...
13:48, 07/31/2019

'Shame on you': Boots berated for wrapping prescriptions in plastic bags Campaigners say pharmacy chain should uphold promise to reduce plastic packagingThe pharmacy chain Boots has come under fire for using plastic bags, rather than paper ones, to package some of its prescriptions.Environmental campaigners and customers ...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
23:48, 07/02/2019

| At least 29 bodies found in plastic bags in Mexico mass grave Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom of a well outside the western city of Guadalajara, officials say....
13:16, 09/17/2019

Canadian grocery chain Sobeys to end plastic bags by 2020 Grocery chain Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Co, will eliminate all plastic bags from its stores within six months, becoming the first Canadian grocer to end use of plastic bags, the company said on Wednesday....
10:16, 07/31/2019

29 Bodies In Over 100 Plastic Bags Found Dumped In A Grave In Mexico Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found 29 bodies, packed in more than a hundred plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco....
23:00, 09/17/2019

Boots to ban plastic bags and switch to brown paper carriers Chain will charge 5p, 7p or 10p for various sizes of paper bag, with profits going to charityBoots will phase out all plastic bags from its stores by 2020, replacing them with brown paper bags.The health and beauty chain will remove 40m plastic bags ...
05:32, 06/24/2019

Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags as campaigners hail 'fantastic victory' Judges overturn injunction won by plastic manufacturers after thin plastic bags were outlawedMalawi’s highest court has imposed a ban on plastic bags, a huge milestone for the government and environmental charities who beat off challenges from some o...
04:48, 08/02/2019

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are warning visitors not to feed the city’s wild deer – a major tourist attraction – after several of the an...
05:16, 07/10/2019

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate crisis or revulsion over the contamination of the food chain are not enough to change consumer behav...
16:48, 06/11/2019

By 2021, Prada’s Cult Nylon Bags Will Be Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic To kick start the sustainability effort, Prada has launched a Re-Nylon collection of six bags crafted from reclaimed ocean plastics, fishing nets and textile fibre waste...
06:48, 06/24/2019

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became emaciated after gorging on plastic litter that filled their stomachs....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Multiple deer dead at popular tourist park in Japan after eating plastic bags Nine deer at the famed Nara Park in western Japan have died recently after swallowing plastic bags. Masses of tangled plastic litter and packets of snacks were retrieved from their stomachs, with the heaviest amount weighing 9.5 pounds....
11:00, 07/11/2019

Dead dolphin calf's stomach held plastic bags and balloon, scientists discover A dolphin calf found stranded on Fort Myers Beach had a belly full of garbage, scientists found during post-mortem exam.        ...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
14:48, 06/27/2019

German neo-Nazi doomsday prepper network 'ordered body bags, made kill lists' Neo-Nazi preppers in Germany ordered body bags and used police databases to draw up lists of local politicians to target, says the domestic intelligence agency BfV. The network was preparing for social collapse....
03:32, 06/29/2019

Theresa May looks teary as she prepares to be axed as Prime Minister TOMORROW THERESA May looked teary as she headed back to Downing Street as pressure intensifies on her to resign as Prime Minister – with her potentially being binned as early as Friday....
01:00, 05/23/2019

Alarming level of plastic in children's bodies, German study shows A study by the German Environment Ministry has found almost all children tested have traces of plastic byproducts in their bodies. Some of the chemicals found could affect health and development....
05:16, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson news LIVE: Latest as new prime minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name cabinet Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
23:16, 07/23/2019

India's Attempt To Go Plastic-Free Will Inspire World, Says Minister If 130 crore Indians join together to make India plastic-free and clean, it will inspire many other countries just like our Independence struggle inspired them to follow our path to gain freedom, said......
04:00, 09/17/2019

German Minister Becomes First Woman To Get Top EU Job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president after she won over socialists and liberals with her vision of......
14:00, 07/16/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for SPD leadership German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz will run for the leadership of the Social Democrats, a spokeswoman said on Friday, joining a race to revive the party's popularity sinking since it entered a coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives....
06:00, 08/16/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
17:00, 07/05/2019

German Foreign Minister condemns UN's treatment of Israel Heiko Maas has complained about the UN's treatment of Israel and said Germany will continue to stand at Israel's side. Israel is marking 70 years of UN membership....
13:00, 05/11/2019

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor....
17:00, 07/24/2019

German Conservative boss to succeed von der Leyen as minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a close ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and head of her Christian Democrat party, will succeed Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister, government spokesman Steffen Seibert told Reuters....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Europe wants to deal with China as a group: German minister Major European Union countries want to deal with China as a group rather than sign bilateral agreements as individual states, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday, attending a summit in Beijing on China's Belt and Road plan....
10:16, 04/28/2019

German family affairs minister accused of plagiarism Franziska Giffey, a Social Democrat, allegedly used other people's work in her doctoral dissertation without adequate attribution. Plagiarism led to the downfall of two prominent ministers in 2011 and 2013....
12:16, 05/03/2019

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission in the region....
13:32, 08/20/2019

The Latest: German minister appeals to Italy on ports Germany’s interior minister is appealing to his Italian counterpart to rethink his policy of closing the country’s harbors to humanitarian groups’ rescue ships...
10:02, 07/06/2019

New German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer out to win over military She has only been in office one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is taking her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. Germany's soldiers, as ever, remain skeptical....
16:00, 07/23/2019

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday....
08:48, 07/20/2019

German economy minister remains hopeful on U.S. auto tariffs German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. tariffs on vehicles and automotive parts from Europe, adding that a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was constructive. ...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) last year....
00:00, 07/17/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
13:16, 06/09/2019

Britain won't get a better Brexit deal, German minister tells Conservatives The European Union and its member states will not be prepared to renegotiate the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels whoever the next British Prime Minister is, Germany's Europe Minister Michael Roth said on Tuesday....
03:32, 06/11/2019

Get your children vaccinated or face fine: German health minister German Health Minister Jens Spahn has drawn up draft legislation to oblige parents to get their children vaccinated against measles or else face fines and their exclusion from daycare....
07:00, 05/05/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
08:16, 07/13/2019

German finance minister says G20 ministers agree on minimum taxation Finance Ministers at a Group of 20 meeting in Japan are agreed that minimum taxation is a good idea, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Saturday, adding that it would come....
07:32, 06/08/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
06:16, 06/18/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
06:00, 06/18/2019

A German minister wants access to your encrypted WhatsApp and Telegram messages If you’re living in Germany, you should be careful about what you’re texting. Because according to Spiegel Online, the country’s Federal Interior Minister, Horst Seehofer, wants encrypted messaging services like WhatsApp and Telegram to provide chat ...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Nestle video leads to lobbying accusations against German minister Julia Klöckner appeared in a video praising Nestle for cutting sugar and fat in its products. Many criticized her for what they called a "PR stunt" and not confronting the firm over its environmental record....
03:32, 06/06/2019

German finance minister expects OECD deal on digital tax in 2020 German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Friday he expected the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will agree a minimum level of taxation for digital companies such as Amazon, Google and Facebook by mid-2020....
21:32, 05/17/2019

German trade minister places 50-50 odds on resolving auto tariffs German Economic Minister Peter Altmaier said Thursday there were even odds that the U.S. and the European Union could reach a deal that would avoid the Trump administration imposing tariffs on autos and auto parts imports....
18:32, 07/11/2019

German foreign minister meeting with Joshua Wong 'disrespectful': China Beijing has slammed democracy activist Joshua Wong's meeting with Germany's foreign minister as "disrespectful." Wong has urged countries to stand by Hong Kong protesters against the long arm of China in the city....
11:00, 09/10/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with the public....
15:32, 07/16/2019

China Angered After German Minister Meets Hong Kong Activist China expressed anger on Tuesday after German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, saying that no foreign country had a right to interfere in China's internal......
04:00, 09/10/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
06:32, 06/18/2019

Measles: German minister proposes steep fines for anti-vaxxers German Health Minister Jens Spahn is proposing a law that allows for fining parents of unvaccinated children up to €2,500 ($2,800). The conservative lawmaker said he wants to "eradicate" measles....
12:00, 05/05/2019

German mconomy minister : It's up to Huawei to show it meets our security requirements Germany expects Huawei to demonstrate it can meet its security requirements for participating in the building of the country's 5G network, the economy minister Peter Altmaier said after meeting with the company's chief executive officer on Friday....
07:48, 06/21/2019

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
17:32, 08/21/2019

EU27 ready for all Brexit scenarios, German finance minister Scholz says The European Union is united and ready for all scenarios related to Britain's planned departure from the bloc, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Twitter on Friday, after meeting his British counterpart Sajid Javid....
08:00, 08/16/2019

German finance minister Scholz to run for Social Democrat leadership — reports Olaf Scholz has reportedly thrown his hat in the ring to co-head the SPD. If confirmed, the finance minister and vice-chancellor would be the most prominent candidate running to lead the embattled center-left party....
10:00, 08/16/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
03:32, 07/17/2019

German finance minister offers to join party leadership race Germany’s finance minister is offering to throw his hat in the ring to lead the center-left Social Democratic Party, a traditional powerhouse in German politics that’s seen a sharp drop in support in recent years...
06:32, 08/16/2019

German foreign minister demands Congo step up Ebola fight When it comes to fighting the Ebola outbreak, the German foreign minister had a straightfoward message for DRC President Felix Tshisekedi. Fabian von der Mark reports from Kinshasa....
01:16, 09/06/2019

German finance minister Scholz ready to seek SPD leadership: spokeswoman German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has told interim leaders of his Social Democrats (SPD) that he would be ready to run for the leadership of the center-left party, a party spokeswoman told Reuters on Friday....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Road toll companies made mistakes - German transport minister Contracts the German government signed with private companies to implement its road toll scheme - which a European court has since ruled illegal - were cancelled partly due to breaches by the companies, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said....
04:48, 06/26/2019

No need yet to abandon German balanced budget over climate plan: finance minister Germany has enough options for funding a planned climate package and ditching its balanced-budget policy by taking on new debt should be a last resort, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday....
11:48, 09/16/2019

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
20:00, 05/19/2019

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensio...
09:16, 06/09/2019

German Foreign Minister pledges support for Venezuelan opposition while in Colombia Heiko Maas has promised support for Colombia and the Venezuelan opposition during a Latin America trip. On a three-state visit he has met with Brazilian leaders to talk about co-operation between the two countries....
12:32, 05/01/2019

German foreign minister tells UK's Johnson: 'Good luck, Boris!' Britain will remain part of Europe and a close friend of Germany, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday as Boris Johnson was set to take office as British prime minister....
03:00, 07/24/2019

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday....
08:32, 06/06/2019

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like Chancellor Merkel....
06:16, 05/30/2019

Iran media depicts German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas as a Nazi German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran visit received widespread coverage in the country's media, which seemed to unanimously criticize Germany and the EU for their inability to help Iran circumvent US sanctions....
03:32, 06/12/2019

US-Iran conflict: German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives in Jordan The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
23:48, 06/07/2019

German Finance Minister sees no need yet to abandon balanced budget over climate plan The German government has enough other options to consider for funding a planned climate package before it needs to discuss sacrificing its "black zero" balanced-budget policy, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Monday....
04:16, 09/16/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedom....
04:32, 08/22/2019

German economic minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely takes weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
10:16, 07/11/2019

Neo-Nazi march prompts German foreign minister to warn of right-wing terror Hundreds of neo-Nazis marched with torches, flags and drums through the eastern German town of Plauen this week. The incident has put authorities in the state of Saxony back on the defensive....
09:48, 05/03/2019

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the United States....
06:16, 06/08/2019

With the help of his boyfriend, a German reporter asked Iran’s foreign minister why the country executes people for being gay Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif did not directly deny that gay people have been executed in Iran and instead cited a need to respect “moral principles."...
06:16, 06/12/2019

German economy minister urges United States, China to resolve trade dispute Germany hopes that an escalation of the trade dispute between the United States and China can be avoided, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday, adding that all parties should be careful with implementing unilateral decisions....
05:48, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-German economy minister remains hopeful on tariffs, aircraft subsidy dispute German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier on Thursday said he sees a 50-50 chance of averting U.S. auto tariffs, and that it will likely take weeks or months to resolve trade issues between the United States and Europe....
10:16, 07/11/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran....
04:48, 06/08/2019

German Finance Minister Scholz vows to respect any SPD decision to quit Merkel's coalition German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday he would respect any decision by his centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) to quit conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition....
21:48, 09/05/2019

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie ch...
00:00, 06/20/2019

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
05:01, 08/27/2019

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
11:48, 07/11/2019

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
01:00, 07/08/2019

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
13:16, 06/18/2019

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Another German citizen arrested in Turkey for political reasons: German media A man has reportedly been arrested in Turkey for posts he shared on Facebook. A series of arrests of German citizens in recent years has strained relations between the two countries....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Do tea bags benefit eye health? Many people believe that placing tea bags on the eyes reduces dark circles and helps treat minor ailments. Learn more about tea bags for eyes in this article....
07:16, 09/11/2019

The best women's laptop bags you can buy Laptop bags pull a lot of wardrobe weight; they need to look stylish, go with most anything, and travel well since you'll likely be carrying them a lot. Our top pick, the Ryan Laptop Bag from Dagne Dover, has many of the features of the brand's best-...
03:00, 08/16/2019

You Can Buy Bags of the Good Ice at Sonic A crucial part of hosting a large get-together is providing enough ice. Tepid beverages are no fun, and parties should be fun. The most fun ice, of course, is crunchy, chewable pellet ice, also known as “nugget ice” and “the good ice.” This ice can b...
16:00, 09/16/2019

Summer’s most versatile bags (and what to put in them) Whether you’re hitting the Memorial Day sales or the shore, fun ideas on how to curate the perfect summer carry-all bag, depending on your destination: Governors Island, the Highline, Central Park or the Rockaways. Now just pray for good weathe...
12:16, 05/24/2019

#AskMattAnything - If space is a vacuum, who changes the bags? "Matt Stephens returns for the fifth episode of the much-loved show from the Giro d’Italia. Remember to get your questions in using the hashtag #AskMattAnything"...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Jehan Daruvala Bags Second Consecutive Win In F3 Jehan Daruvala secured his second consecutive win in the FIA Formula 3 in the first race of the French Grand Prix, replicating his success from Barcelona....
10:00, 06/23/2019

Kia Seltos Bags Over 6000 Bookings In Just One Day Kia Motors India commenced the bookings for its upcoming Kia Seltos early this week, on July 16. Now, the company has announced that it has already received a record 6,046 orders for the upcoming......
06:48, 07/17/2019

The best bags, shoes and belts for fall While belts aren’t exactly a startling concept, layering your look with an embellished one has never been more en vogue. For fall, major fashion houses offered ideas aplenty on how to strap into the season’s breakout accessory trend (abov...
14:32, 09/12/2019

The Best Bags to Buy From Nordstrom's Herschel Supply Co. Pop-In Nordstrom’s been known to host a handful of great Pop-Ins, but their latest exclusive collaboration with Herschel Supply Co. was clearly make for back to school season. The collection, which was “inspired by music and travel,” introduces six new colo...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Hyundai Venue SUV Bags 15,000 Bookings Hyundai India today announced that the Venue subcompact SUV has received close to 15,000 bookings before the launch of the car. The company also said that 50,000 enquiries have already been made for......
05:16, 05/21/2019

Should you wash and reuse Ziploc bags? Most of us like the idea of throwing away fewer plastic products. We try to remember our canvas tote bags before we leave for the store, and we’re eying our plastic food-storage bags with a more critical glance. Rather than throwing away a Ziploc or ...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Forget man bags: ‘Murses’ are the hot new accessory for men Stylish gents no longer have to be confined to carrying bulky backpacks or overstuffed billfolds, thanks to the new must-have accessory taking over designer’s spring 2020 men’s runways — the “murse.” Man bags in the way of cross-body satc...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Five Great Women's Sleeping Bags, And Why You'd Want One Fun fact for all the ladies out there: we really do sleep colder. Personally, I’ve battled cold nights in tents for years, always wondering whether everyone was shivering throughout the night or if it was just me. Turns out, it isn’t just me....
01:00, 07/10/2019

How to Get Rid of Your Worst Reusable Grocery Bags If you don’t actually reuse a reusable grocery bag, it’s worse for the environment than a plastic bag. We’ve already told you how to choose a reusable bag that you’ll actually use. But what about all the ugly, bulky, non-foldable bags that seem to ma...
08:00, 06/04/2019

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Under-Seat Bags Now boarding: our readers’ four favorite under-seat bags. Whether this is the only bag you bring on a weekend getaway, or a companion to your rolling carry-on, you can’t go wrong with any of these options....
17:00, 05/23/2019

Create Rainy Day Activity Bags for Your Kids I’m all about letting kids be bored (it’s good for them) and responsible for their own entertainment (they have a ton of toys), but once in a while, it’s nice to provide them with a little inspiration. Especially when they’ve been stuck inside for th...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Best laptop bag 2019: top bags and backpacks to carry your kit Picking the best laptop bag to protect your laptop and other devices is essential, as you want to be able to carry your laptop around with you without worrying about it being damaged.In this guide, we list the best laptop bags, backpacks and satchels...
09:32, 05/07/2019

At Long Last, The Canvas Fallout 76 Bags Have Arrived In November of last year, purchasers of the $200 Fallout 76 collector’s edition were disappointed to discover the fancy canvas bags advertised were replaced with cheap nylon sacks. It took half a year, but Bethesda has finally made things right, as i...
14:32, 06/14/2019

Bags of style: how the backpack became a fashion essential Sales of chic brands of knapsacks are soaring – and it’s women who are driving the trendThey used to be carried by the slightly awkward-looking kids in the school playground or hikers and were much more likely to be sported by men than women. But now...
05:48, 06/08/2019

Men avoid reusable shopping bags to not look gay: study Men may be more likely to snub mother nature by refusing to carry reusable shopping bags — because they don’t want to appear feminine or gay, according to a new study. Penn State University researchers found that people tend to view the act of schlep...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Hyundai Venue Bags Over 2000 Bookings In Just One Day The soon-to-be-launched Hyundai Venue SUV has garnered over 2000 bookings in India in just one day. It was just yesterday, on May 2, that the company announced opening pre-bookings for the new......
07:16, 05/03/2019

The Best Gym Bags For Lugging Your Sweaty Clothes In Style There’s something very “handsome rich guy on a soapy CW drama” about toting a gym bag. It feels grown up and responsible, and therefore, sexy. After all, who doesn’t want a man who’s forward-thinking enough to buy his favorite grooming products in du...
15:32, 06/26/2019

Kia Seltos Bags Over 23,000 Bookings Ahead Of Its Launch The soon-to-be-launched Kia Seltos has already bagged over 23,000 bookings even before its official launch. Slated to go on sale in India on August 22, Kia Motors started accepting pre-bookings for......
03:48, 08/08/2019

Lucky Charms selling bags of just marshmallows for under $2 Magically delicious — even without the cereal. Lucky Charms teamed up with Jet-Puffed Marshmallows to offer $1.50 bags of just marshmallows — and they’re a “bigger and puffier version” of the ones found in the cereal. Fa...
05:16, 08/12/2019

Foreign Minister S Jaishankar Meets Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Bhutan's top leadership today, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development......
07:32, 06/07/2019

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
05:32, 06/01/2019

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
05:00, 05/26/2019

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
08:48, 05/21/2019

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
20:00, 05/31/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
20:00, 07/12/2019

The best designer bags and accessories you can still get from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Nordstrom's most glorious sales event is the perfect time to grab bags and accessories from Madewell, Rebecca Minkoff, Tory Burch, and others.       ...
10:48, 07/26/2019

From bin bags to utopia: the best of Photo London 2019 – in pictures Brooklyn gangs and a glimpse behind North Korea’s closed regime are just two of the highlights of this year’s Photo London festival Photo London is at Somerset House London, 16-19 May 2019 Continue reading......
06:48, 05/14/2019

Captain Messi shows Barcelona the way as he bags goal #600 When his team were struggling, the Argentine superstar delivered two goals in seven minutes, turning turn a disappointing night into a disastrous one for Liverpool....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Great and small: summer evening bags – in pictures From cute clutches to slinky satin pouches, occasion bags are ideal for carrying the essentials while adding the finishing touch to any look Continue reading......
00:16, 05/30/2019

From vacuuming to circle bags: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekWhite, head-to-toe Leonard And Marianne, but also Samuel Ross of A-Cold-Wall. Alpha dressing goes serene. Continue reading......
00:00, 08/30/2019

Travel Smarter With Our Favorite Toiletry Bags For 20% Off [Exclusive] Gravel’s Expeditioner Bags are some of our favorites, and you can get them for 20% off for Prime Day right now with promo code PRIME20. Available in two sizes, the bags are made from a premium waterproof material, and include a bunch of thoughtfully ...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Despite deaths, injuries and recalls, air bags still save lives Air bags have hurt and killed people. In recent years millions of vehicles were recalled for defective air bags. Still, there's nothing safer in a car.        ...
04:32, 05/13/2019

At least 44 bodies stuffed in over 100 bags discovered buried in well in Mexico Authorities in Mexico have identified at least 44 bodies that were discovered among over 100 black bags that were found earlier this month buried in a well in the western part of the country....
16:16, 09/15/2019

Honda recalling 1.6M vehicles tied to deadly air bags Honda is recalling 1.6 million vehicles in the US to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators, completing its required recalls six months ahead of schedule, the automaker said Friday. When the latest recall is done, Honda says it will have...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Dagne Dover Has Birthed Some Actually Attractive Diaper Bags It’s a...bag! Dagne Dover is adding a few new additions to their collection of high-quality, ultra organization-friendly handbags, carryalls, and totes. The brand has become a first time parent to a trio of gender-neutral, high-performance diaper bag...
04:49, 09/11/2019

NY’s Earth Day ‘trash blitz’ hauled in 8,600 bags of garbage ALBANY, N.Y. — State officials say last month’s Earth Day “trash blitz” conducted by transportation department employees resulted in thousands of bags of garbage being picked up along New York roads and highways. Department of Trans...
04:00, 05/10/2019

Rast bags Nurburgring DTM pole, BMW back on front row Rene Rast took his seventh pole position of the 2019 DTM season at the Nurburgring, with BMW making a surprise improvement as Bruno Spengler sealed a front-row start...
06:00, 09/14/2019

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are the perfect, most stylish blend of messenger bag an...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Man dies on flight after reportedly ingesting 246 bags of cocaine A Japanese man on a flight from Mexico City to Japan died Friday after he reportedly ingested 246 bags of cocaine and began having seizures shortly after the flight departed. The flight made an emergency landing in Mexico’s Sonora state and the unide...
00:16, 05/28/2019

Fallout 76 Players May Finally Get Their Damn Collector's Bags After a seven-month wait underscored by security issues and cheap nylon, Fallout 76 players may be able to get the collector’s edition bags they were promised....
16:16, 06/07/2019

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers...
18:32, 06/14/2019

Theresa May packs her bags, her legacy dominated by failure History may not be kind to the departing British prime minister. She had one job to do: deliver Brexit. Yet, as Brits say, she bottled it, repeatedly, and in spectacular fashion....
12:32, 07/18/2019

Federer bags more records as he downs Pouille to reach last 16 Roger Federer kept tennis statisticians on their toes on Saturday as he mopped up a few more records by trampling all over Lucas Pouille's dreams in a rip-roaring 7-5 6-2 7-6(4) win to reach the fourth round of Wimbledon....
15:00, 07/06/2019

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
11:00, 06/30/2019

An Ex-U.K. Minister Says Prime Minister Boris Johnson Is Not Trying to Get a Brexit Deal LONDON (AP) — A senior minister who quit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Cabinet said Sunday that the government is making little or no effort to secure a Brexit agreement with the European Union, despite Johnson’s insistence...
22:00, 09/08/2019

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees to Greece....
07:16, 06/05/2019

Preorder and Save On Kammok's New Line Of Versatile Outdoor Bags Austin-based Kammok has been turning out crowdfunded outdoor gear hits for years, including a trail quilt that we covered last year, and their new Burro line of bags may be the brand’s most ambitious undertaking yet....
20:00, 08/27/2019

F1: Hamilton Wins Spanish GP In Another 1-2 Finish For Mercedes; Verstappen Bags 3rd Mercedes continues to dominate the 2019 F1 season and took its fifth straight 1-2 finish in the Spanish Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton secured the win beating teammate Valtteri Bottas to the top position,......
15:32, 05/12/2019

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
20:48, 05/28/2019

F3: Jehan Daruvala Bags Podium In Feature Race In Round 7 Mumbai-based racer Jehan Daruvala secured a podium finish in the first race of the seventh round of the FIA Formula 3 Championship in Monza. The 21-year-old had a disappointing qualifying session that......
10:00, 09/08/2019

Waxed canvas bags from Waterfield, Manhattan Portage, Saddleback and more It’s finally Bag Week again! the most wonderful week of the year at TechCrunch. Just in time for back to school, we’re bringing you reviews of bags of all varieties: from backpacks to rollers to messengers to fanny packs. This year, like last y...
14:32, 08/20/2019

You'll Be in the Clear at Your Next Stadium Event With These Discounted Transparent Bags From Amazon When faced with restrictions on what you can bring into stadiums, the choice is clear: Get a clear bag! They’re usually allowed in, and right now, a selection of them are really, really cheap on Amazon. Transparent crossbody bags, totes, and even a f...
06:00, 05/30/2019

U.S. investigating reports of Mazda SUV side air bags that deploy for no reason U.S. safety regulators are investigating reports that side curtain air bags can inflate for no reason on some Mazda CX-9 large SUVs.        ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

| A priest, a car crash and bags full of stolen parish money Emergency workers responding to a car crash in a California town have found a priest with a fractured hip and, much to their surprise, bags of cash he allegedly stole from the local parish....
13:32, 07/24/2019

SoftBank says Vision Fund 2 could start investing soon, bags big gains on first SoftBank Group Corp's second Vision Fund could start investing as soon as next month, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said, as the technology conglomerate reported a leap in profits at its first $100 billion fund....
08:16, 08/07/2019

It’s Weekend Getaway Season! Here Are the Most Stylish Bags For Short Trips. At the start of every summer, I have a vision of how the season will play out. It involves a montage of train rides during magic hour, bonfires on empty beaches, leafy tree branches swaying gently in the breeze and me—flitting between each locale wit...
17:16, 05/17/2019

From bin bags to planes: Shell, BA plan EU's first waste-to-jet fuel plant Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first large-scale plant to produce jet fuel from domestic and commercial waste....
11:32, 08/21/2019

Passengers tried to save their bags before Russian plane burst into flames As ferocious flames and thick, black clouds of smoke engulfed the outside of the plane, all hell was breaking loose inside. The fuel-laden Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi SSJ100 Superjet had been struck by lightning as it took off from a Moscow airport in a ...
23:32, 05/06/2019

Body of gunshot victim found near trash bags in Brooklyn A man was shot dead in Brooklyn early Saturday — and his body was discovered alongside piles of trash bags, cops said. Police responded around 4:45 a.m. to a call of an unconscious person on Chauncey Street near Thomas S. Boyland Street in Ocean Hill...
12:16, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group (GEG) for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
04:00, 06/05/2019

GE Prepares for the Next Rainy Day The industrial conglomerate’s performance was better than expected, but it is still burning through cash and cracks remain in aviation and power businesses....
12:00, 04/30/2019

Girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Going to the hospital can be overwhelming for anyone. Between all of the machines, needles and being in an unfamiliar environment, it can be a scary experience — especially for a child. Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receiv...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Mehuli Ghosh Bags Twin Titles In 10m Air Rifle At National Trials Mehuli Ghosh won both the senior and junior women's 10m air rifle crowns at the National Shooting Trials (T6) at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range, New Delhi....
21:01, 09/10/2019

‘Biodegradable' Bags Can Still Carry Groceries After Three Years in the Ground, Study Finds I’m a cat owner, so cleaning up poop is a near daily occurrence. I buy special bags for my feline son, Mellow: the biodegradable type. If I’m going to dump his poop and pine litter into the trash, might as well use do so in something that decomposes,...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Go Ahead, Treat Yourself To the Good Kitchen Trash Bags - They're On Sale Today You need to buy trash bags anyway, so when you can get the good ones—you know, the ones that actually won’t rip and spill garbage all over your living room during your walk out to your dupster—on sale, you might as well....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Giant Saquon Barkley gives free book bags to Bronx kids Giants superstar Saquon Barkley scored with kids at a South Bronx housing project over the weekend as he handed out free book bags. The 22-year-old New York running back, who was born in The Bronx, was swarmed by young fans at the Patterson Houses du...
17:32, 09/01/2019

Philadelphia 5-year-old brings 22 bags of crack cocaine to school, police say A Philadelphia father is under investigation this week after police say his five-year-old son brought dozens of bags of crack cocaine to his preschool....
10:32, 05/15/2019

British airports are testing 3D screening equipment to check carry-on bags New 3D screening equipment for carry-on luggage at all major British airports is being introduced and could make your airport experience much easier.       ...
14:32, 08/25/2019

Audi recalls 265,000 vehicles to repair air bags and loose trim piece Audi is recalling 265,000 sedans and SUVs for a faulty electrical connection for air bags and for a wheel trim piece that can detach.       ...
12:00, 06/27/2019

BitMEX: A bitcoin journey from bags of cash to the Cheung Kong Center Arthur Hayes felt the golden days of finance had gone by the time he got started in investment banking in Hong Kong – until cryptocurrency gave him the opportunity to establish platform BitMEX, now one of the most successful bitcoin exchanges in the ...
10:32, 07/01/2019

MotoGP: Petrucci Beats Marquez To Win Italian GP; Bags Maiden Victory Ducati rider Danilo Petrucci crossed the chequered flag to claim his maiden MotoGP victory, after a climactic battle with reigning world champion Marc Marquez. Petrucci secured his first-ever win at......
10:48, 06/02/2019

Alaska Airlines investigating video of worker throwing bags from plane Alaska Airlines is looking into a May incident after video footage was shared of a worker carelessly throwing luggage from the airplane onto a cart below. The video, which was reportedly taken May 16 and shared to social media, shows the worker tossi...
14:48, 06/07/2019

UK lawmakers bring sleeping bags for long debate on Brexit bill Members of the UK’s House of Lords arrived at Parliament Wednesday with sleeping bags as they prepared for a marathon session to debate a bill that would stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from leaving the EU without a divorce deal, according to...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Travelpro's Finally Selling Its Flight Crew-Quality Bags to Passengers Any time you see a pilot or flight attendant rolling a suitcase through the airport, there’s a really good chance that bag was made by Travelpro....
18:00, 05/24/2019

Exotic Monkeys, Lion Cub, Smuggled In Nylon Bags; Rescued In Bengal Wildlife officials on Saturday rescued three exotic monkeys and a rare 3-month-old lion cub from traffickers in Kolkata. The animals were found in tightly sewed nylon shopping bags in a car....
11:00, 06/02/2019

Pan Am Games: Paul bags more gold for Trinidad and Tobago at the Lima velodrome Ato Boldon has long been unrivalled as Trinidad and Tobago's most famous sprinter but there might just be a challenger on the horizon after Nicholas Paul blitzed to a second Pan Am Games gold in track cycling on Saturday....
00:48, 08/04/2019

UK business minister and trade minister go as Johnson becomes PM Britain's business minister Greg Clark and trade minister Liam Fox both said they would no longer be in government after Boris Johnson was formally appointed prime minister on Wednesday....
10:00, 07/24/2019

Nissan pays out $1.5M after teen girl died in crash of a car that lacked side air bags Nissan Motor Co. has agreed to pay $1.5 million to the estate of an 18-year-old who died in the crash of a car that lacked side-curtain air bags.       ...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Shahn Ali Mohsin Bags Double Win In Round 3 & 4 Of 2019 National Karting Championship The third and fourth rounds of the 2019 JK Tyre FMSCI National Rotax Championship were held at the Meco Kartopia circuit last weekend, and Agra-based driver Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the rounds with......
05:00, 08/15/2019

Shahan Ali Mohsin Bags Double Win In Round 3 & 4 Of 2019 National Karting Championship The third and fourth rounds of the 2019 JK Tyre FMSCI National Rotax Championship were held at the Meco Kartopia circuit last weekend, and Agra-based driver Shahan Ali Mohsin dominated the rounds with......
03:32, 08/16/2019

12-year-old girl with rare disease invents teddy that hides IV bags for children (NBC Palm Springs) – Being in a hospital can be especially scary for children, so, one young girl who is battling a rare disease herself invented a special teddy bear to hide the IV bag to make the experience more comfortable for other kids. El...
07:48, 06/14/2019

Bags of talent, just needs a chance – Ross Barkley perfectly encapsulates this Chelsea team "Injury-free and with a good pre-season under his belt, it looks as if the stars are aligning for Ross Barkley, who is the perfect metaphor for Chelsea ahead of the new season, writes Pete Sharland."...
13:16, 08/08/2019

Connecticut girl, 12, with rare disorder creates teddy bears that hide IV bags Ella Casano, a 12-year-old Connecticut girl who regularly receives an IV for a rare autoimmune disorder, recognized the stress that can come in this environment for a kid and decided to create something that would make it less intimidating....
20:48, 06/17/2019

VW ID R prepares for Nurburgring lap record attempt Upgraded electric racer has undergone changes to prepare it for the Nordschleife, following its Pikes Peak victory last year Volkswagen has begun testing its ID R electric race car at the Nurburgring, ahead of an attempt to set a new lap record for ...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Jacksonville, Fla. prepares for Hurricane Dorian Officials in Jacksonville, Florida are issuing strong warnings to residents about Hurricane Dorian. "Today is your last day to get prepared for Dorian," said Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. (Sept. 3)        ...
11:48, 09/03/2019

'I'm the man,' says Lyles as he prepares to face Coleman Noah Lyles has left the spotlight to the 100 meters competitors at the United States national/world trials so far this week, but that will change on Saturday....
10:48, 07/26/2019

Tesla prepares to boost production An internal Tesla email said the company "hit new records in all production lines for output and efficiency" in the most recent quarter and that "quality is also reaching record highs."...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Mo Willems Prepares Another 'Pigeon' Book Mo Willems, the best-selling author of ‘Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!’ and other books for children, has a new installment in his series about a strong-willed bird....
06:32, 06/26/2019

Oregon prepares for interstate pot commerce SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With an eye to making Oregon as big in cannabis as it is in craft brews and pinot noir, Oregon’s Legislature passed a bill on Tuesday that empowers the governor to enter into agreements with other states for the interstate tr...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Florida prepares for Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian strengthens to a Category 3 storm, posing a significant threat to Florida; residents filled sandbags and stocked up on emergency items from hardware supply stores as the threat of Dorian loomed. (Aug. 30)     ...
20:32, 08/30/2019

C.C. Sabathia Prepares for His Goodbye to Cleveland. Or Maybe Not. Saturday loomed as his last start ever in the city where he began his career. Still, this year’s All-Star Game is in Cleveland. And what if Sabathia takes part?...
13:48, 06/08/2019

CBS News Prepares to Shuffle Top Anchors Norah O’Donnell, co-anchor of “CBS This Morning,’ is expected to succeed Jeff Glor as anchor of “CBS Evening News.” The shake-up comes as CBS News President Susan Zirinsky puts her stamp on the news division....
01:00, 05/06/2019

German property group DIC Asset to buy German Estate Group German property group DIC Asset has agreed to buy German Estate Group for 225 million euros ($253 million) in cash from real estate investor TTL and private equity firm KKR, the companies said on Wednesday....
00:16, 06/05/2019

Suspected cocaine smugglers spotted throwing large bags from high-speed boat Suspected cocaine smugglers were seen throwing large bags from a high-speed boat in international waters near the West Coast.        ...
16:32, 07/26/2019

Coach designer Stuart Vevers on his fall essentials — from vintage bags to dinosaur stickers Like many of the handbags he’s designed, Stuart Vevers personifies “It.” After kicking off his career at Calvin Klein, followed by accessory-design gigs at Bottega Veneta, Givenchy and Louis Vuitton, as well as creative-director takeovers at Mulberry...
10:16, 09/11/2019

As Fed Prepares to Cut Rates, Some See Path to Higher Yields A reduction by the central bank could actually lead to higher long-term Treasury yields if such a cut helps spur inflation—or at least the fear of inflation among investors....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Britain prepares for new spying law after Salisbury poisoning Britain is preparing to bring in a new spying law and is considering updating treason legislation to counter the threat from hostile states in the wake of the nerve agent poisoning in Salisbury last year, Home Secretary Sajid Javid said on Monday....
05:32, 05/20/2019

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
17:32, 06/10/2019

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)  ...
00:16, 07/02/2019

Fed Prepares Rate Cut Amid Worries About Low Inflation Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is leading his colleagues to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, even though the economy looks healthy, partly because it isn’t behaving as expected....
06:16, 07/29/2019

Mexico Prepares New Charges Against Former Pemex Boss Mexican authorities are preparing to file more criminal charges against the former head of state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, expanding the anticorruption efforts launched by the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador....
21:32, 08/20/2019

Trump prepares for 'productive' talks with Xi on trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but said he had not made any promises about a reprieve from escalating tariffs....
04:32, 06/28/2019

NASA Prepares to Send 'First Woman and Next Man' to Moon NASA said it has doubled down on its next giant leap with the Artemis programme that would take "the first woman and the next man" to the lunar surface....
01:48, 07/22/2019

Trump administration prepares ban on flavored e-cigarettes WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at least si...
12:17, 09/11/2019

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday as the region was hit with nearly a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
19:32, 07/03/2019

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
07:00, 08/17/2019

Huawei may be building an Ark (OS) as it prepares for life after Android With the news that Huawei may lose access to Google's Android platform, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is in need of a new operating system for its future handsets, and its name may already be decided.It appears Huawei has trademarked a few...
02:32, 05/28/2019

Djokovic prepares for Wimbledon with 'seven-hour' meeting Preparing to try and retain a Wimbledon title is arduous enough but men's top seed Novak Djokovic says he has spent as much time in the past few days playing politics as hitting tennis balls....
13:32, 06/29/2019

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
13:32, 05/19/2019

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Trump prepares to slap tariffs on Mexico US and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks Friday as Team Trump ramped up the pressure by preparing to submit a legal notification saying that it planned to slap tariffs on the country’s imports on Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Pen...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Factbox: EU prepares possible Brexit olive branch for new UK PM The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a stalled divorce deal the bloc says it will not reopen....
08:32, 07/16/2019

Verizon Ventures Prepares for 5G Startup Wave As wireless carriers begin rolling out next-generation 5G network technology and as 5G-enabled smartphones reach consumers, some investors are readying for a boom in new startups....
05:49, 09/13/2019

Just like career, Martinez prepares for Cooperstown moment Edgar Martinez will go into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, the first player to spend their entire career with the Seattle Mariners _ 18 seasons in all _ and find his way into Cooperstown       ...
06:00, 07/17/2019

Coast Guard prepares as Dorian approaches S.C. The U.S. Coast Guard is preparing boats and helicopters for any rescue operations that may be needed after Hurricane Dorian makes its way along the South Carolina coast. (Sept. 4)        ...
17:48, 09/04/2019

Business world prepares for new crop of recruits (NBC News) As the spring college semester draws to a close, the business world is preparing for a new crop of recruits. “There is so much competition for labor out there that hiring managers have had to relax some of the requirements and rethin...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row back on commitments after the US withdrew from the accord....
21:00, 07/06/2019

New 2021 Mercedes C-Class prepares for evolution News 23 Aug, 2019 New Mercedes C-Class saloon to arrive in 2021 with hybrid tech throughout the range, and our exclusive images preview how it could look...
07:00, 08/23/2019

GM Prepares to Get Dunked On at the Democratic Debates in Detroit The Democratic debates in Detroit promise to take on problems in the auto industry, car sales might still be plummeting, and the world is still a tough place for low-emissions and autonomous vehicles. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesda...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Real Madrid 5 Fenerbahce 3: Karim Benzema bags hat-trick as Los Blancos win eight-goal Audi Cup thriller Karim Benzema scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid secured their first win of pre-season by beating Fenerbahce 5-3 in the Audi Cup in Munich on Wednesday evening....
23:16, 07/31/2019

Renault Clio Based On The CMF-B Platform Bags Five-Star Ratings In Euro NCAP; Stands Relevant For Th The all-new Renault Clio which is spawned by the CMF-B platform has bagged five-star ratings in the global NCAP crash test and this news stands even more crucial for the India market given the onset......
12:48, 05/22/2019

Portland prepares for far-right rally expected to lead to violence Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson surrenders but Proud Boys to fore in event expected to attract ‘antifa’ counter-protestAs Portland prepared for what may be one of the biggest political demonstrations of the US summer, longtime rightwing leader Joey...
06:32, 08/17/2019

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip out of a port in northern Japan to hunt whales fo...
01:00, 06/28/2019

Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension Risky Jennings match can pay off for Joe Joyce, writes Daniel Herbert The post Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension appeared first on Boxing News....
08:32, 07/09/2019

Stalemate at Stormont to hit milestone as N Ireland prepares for The Open Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland's power-sharing government collapsed - and politicians are still struggling to restore it....
12:32, 07/07/2019

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
04:32, 06/30/2019

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucs...
14:48, 07/04/2019

Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
19:00, 08/13/2019

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profitVirgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture, is preparing to go public.It has struck a deal with a special-purpose acquisition firm, Social Capi...
01:00, 07/09/2019

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some ...
13:00, 08/14/2019

Amid Lockdown, J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state....
12:16, 08/08/2019

Florida man arrested over ‘I eat a–’ sticker prepares to file lawsuit The man arrested earlier this week for refusing to remove a sticker fastened to his vehicle that read “I eat a–” is preparing to file a lawsuit over the bogus bust, his lawyer said on Friday. The legal action would take place after ...
18:00, 05/10/2019

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
16:16, 06/03/2019

How NFL Red Zone host prepares and winds down after hectic Sundays Andrew Siciliano, NFL Network anchor and host of DirecTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket Red Zone, takes The Post’s Justin Terranova through his average NFL Sunday. Q: How do you start your football Sundays? A: I wake up at 5:45 (a.m. PT), watch NFL Network, rol...
05:01, 09/13/2019

Army training brigade prepares for new worldwide deployments Just months after the Army's new training brigade returned from Afghanistan, its teams are preparing for a different type of deployment that will scatter them around the world....
08:32, 05/08/2019

Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing: Bloomberg Fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the plans....
15:32, 08/28/2019

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle and imminent aircraft revamp to counter a possible new Boeing mid-sized jet, promising a "left hook, right hook" from two of its established models....
18:48, 05/21/2019

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Japanese man prepares for landmark case against dolphin hunts Taiji resident will testify in attempt to ban activity as part of charity’s legal challenge A man from Taiji, the Japanese fishing town whose annual slaughter of dolphins has drawn widespread condemnation, will appear in court on Friday in an unprece...
14:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
00:32, 07/11/2019

India prepares for 'extremely severe' Bay of Bengal cyclone Indian authorities have evacuated hundreds of thousands of people along the country's eastern coast ahead of a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal....
03:00, 05/02/2019

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
09:32, 05/21/2019

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
09:00, 06/02/2019

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
21:16, 07/20/2019

Panama prepares for vote with Odebrecht scandal looming As the presidential race enters its last stage, voters are angry over a massive graft scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht. The firm's misdeeds "cannot be forgiven," frontrunner Laurentino "Nito" Cortizo said....
21:48, 05/04/2019

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it ra...
10:32, 06/05/2019

U.S Army prepares to test hypersonic weapon in 2020 Officials said they plan to field the hypersonic weapon by 2023, and that they also expect to field the first combat vehicles with lasers on them in 2022....
12:48, 06/05/2019

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 prepares to go sailing on sunlight Among the many spacecraft and satellites ascending to space on Monday’s Falcon Heavy launch, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 may be the most interesting. If all goes well, a week from launch it will be moving through space — slowly, b...
14:48, 06/21/2019

IOC prepares to vote for 2026 Winter Olympics host The IOC has begun a day-long conference to decide whether the host of the 2026 Winter Olympics will be Milan-Cortina or Stockholm-Are       ...
07:32, 06/24/2019

Bermuda prepares as Category 3 hurricane Humberto approaches National Security Minister Wayne Caines said schools, government offices and ferries on the island would close at noon and bus service would halt at 4 p.m....
04:01, 09/18/2019

Disney Enlists Superfans as It Prepares to Face Off Against Netflix Disney’s high-profile attempt to compete in streaming was center stage at D23, where a slew of new shows and movies for Disney+ was announced and fans were offered a three-year deal for the service at a deep discount....
08:32, 08/25/2019

Security beefed up in Tokyo as emperor prepares to abdicate Divers scoured moats around the Imperial Palace and police dogs sniffed in bushes on Monday as authorities ramped up security for the start of Japan's new "Reiwa" imperial era....
02:32, 04/29/2019

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
19:16, 05/31/2019

This London-based company makes bags and wallets out of decommissioned fire hoses and recycled leather from Burberry Elvis and Kresse Facebook Elvis & Kresse uses reclaimed fire-hoses from the London Fire Brigade to make luxury bags, travel accessories, home products, and more for its Fire-Hose Collection. It also has a collection called Fire and Hide that featur...
04:48, 08/03/2019

Love Island star: 'No amount of support prepares you for fame' Former Love Islander Eyal Booker has spoken out to stand up for the show over the issues of diversity and support for contestants that have made headlines in recent weeks....
10:32, 06/07/2019

UK PM prepares plan to legally stop Brexit extension: The Telegraph British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has prepared plans to legally stop any Brexit extension, the Daily Telegraph http://bit.ly/2ZP87Yc reported late on Sunday....
20:32, 09/08/2019

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toaster, will unfurl its sails at approximately 8:22 a.m. ET on Tuesday....
12:48, 07/22/2019

White House prepares gun proposals, but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
22:00, 09/13/2019

Greta Thunberg, Bound for U.N. Climate Talks, Prepares to Set Sail The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
15:00, 08/13/2019

Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th annual Bloom Night TUCSON –Did someone say desert bloom watch? Last year, more than 160,000 people tuned in to watch Rosie, the famed corpse flower bloom at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. This summer, the Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th Annual Bloom Night – to catch a...
09:00, 06/13/2019

India Loses Contact with Probe Just as It Prepares to Land on Moon India may have failed at its attempt to land a probe on the moon: It has lost communication with the lunar lander minutes before it was supposed to reach the lunar surface....
22:48, 09/06/2019

CLO market prepares for downturn by pushing to swap defaulted assets NEW YORK, July 25 (LPC) - Investors in US Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLOs) funds are increasingly pushing managers to include more flexibility in deal documents to address loan defaults as the market prepares for an economic downturn after years...
16:00, 07/25/2019

Theresa May prepares 'bold' last-ditch offer to MPs on Brexit bill Prime minister will ask her cabinet to sign off on concessions this weekTheresa May will ask her cabinet to sign off a package of Brexit concessions this week, as she gears up for one last bid to win over MPs and salvage something concrete from her t...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Austria prepares for fresh elections after Ibiza video scandal Footage appeared to show far-right vice-chancellor promise contracts in exchange for campaign supportAustria is bracing itself for fresh elections in September after a tumultuous weekend saw the country’s conservative-nationalist coalition government...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Promoted: Jack Butel prepares for British GT finale at Donington Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is hoping to end the 2019 British GT campaign on a high at the final round at Donington Park this weekend...
04:48, 09/15/2019

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Johnson hopeful of new Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
19:48, 09/15/2019

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
04:00, 05/21/2019

‘They are barbaric’: Turkey prepares to flood 12,000-year-old city to build dam The ancient settlement of Hasankeyf will soon be submerged as part of a controversial dam project – despite residents’ protestsAfter the half-hour drive from Batman in south-east Turkey, the ancient city of Hasankeyf, which sits on the banks of the T...
00:02, 09/12/2019

'We can do it': Johnson hopeful of Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
21:16, 09/15/2019

Boris Johnson prepares to take reins of power as he assembles top team Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister as he takes on the challenge of delivering his pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31....
23:16, 07/23/2019

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-carbon....
19:32, 08/13/2019

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg prepares to sail to the US – video 'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' says the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to sail across the North Atlantic to attend a climate conference in New York. She will be trave...
00:49, 08/14/2019

Nigel Farage wants a role in Brexit negotiations, prepares for UK election Nigel Farage, elected as a member of the European Parliament for the Brexit Party, said he wanted his team involved in Brexit negotiations and that he was preparing for a general election....
18:16, 05/26/2019

Boeing Wins Shareholders' Confidence, Prepares For Key 737 MAX Test Flight Boeing executives successfully beat back shareholder challenges to their authority on Monday as the company signaled it expects regulators to take a key step next week in the effort to get the 737 MAX......
23:32, 04/29/2019

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
04:00, 06/14/2019

France prepares to swelter in record high June temperatures Authorities in Paris are setting up "cool rooms" in municipal buildings, opening pools for late-night swimming and installing extra drinking fountains as France braces for a "potentially dangerous" heatwave that could see record temperatures for June...
13:32, 06/24/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
00:32, 06/01/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Global stocks sink but oil on the rise as US prepares Iran sanctions Donald Trump to meet China president at G20, raising hopes of trade war breakthrough Financial markets around the world are braced for a renewed period of turbulence this week as the US readies fresh sanctions against Iran and amid rising hopes for a...
11:32, 06/24/2019

Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant Scepticism and safety concerns persist before vessel begins 4,000-mile Arctic journey“I feel like I’m one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the deck ...
07:16, 08/04/2019

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
18:00, 05/31/2019

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
17:16, 06/19/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane ...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Morocco prepares to launch tender for 230 MW plant in Atlas mountains The Moroccan agency for sustainable energy (Masen) said it opened on Tuesday the first stage in a tender process to build, operate and maintain a 230 megawatt solar plant near the town of Midelt in the Atlas mountains....
07:32, 07/10/2019

Rose McGowan prepares for Edinburgh show set in her childhood world Hollywood actress Rose McGowan will take Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences to a "freer place" with a show set in the imaginary world she escaped to as a child....
20:16, 08/03/2019

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon....
15:16, 07/11/2019

Markets Move Lower as U.S. Prepares to Raise China Tariffs President Trump and Beijing both indicated that a trade war could continue, surprising businesses and investors who had expected a resolution this week....
07:48, 05/09/2019

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
04:00, 08/13/2019

Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elementsFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply amid the escalating US-China trade war after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washingto...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Florida prepares for impact as Hurricane Dorian churns toward U.S. coast Florida's governor on Friday urged residents to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week....
11:32, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
10:48, 06/30/2019

7 Kg Laddoo Cake, Lotus-Shaped Sweets As BJP Prepares For Comeback Post the exit poll results Sunday, celebrations are in full swing for the BJP as the ruling party in Delhi has started already begun preparations even before the Lok Sabha election results are......
08:32, 05/22/2019

Pixvana’s VR training prepares offices for active shooter nightmares If you're concerned that your workplace may be targeted by a gunman, this VR training system can help you prepare for the worst-case scenarios.Read More...
18:32, 09/18/2019

Brazil planemaker Embraer posts $42.5 mln loss as it prepares Boeing tie-up Brazil planemaker Embraer SA on Wednesday posted a $42.5 million first-quarter loss on lower deliveries and as it works through the separation costs involved in selling an 80 percent stake in its commercial aviation division to Boeing Co....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets o...
08:00, 06/16/2019

Andy Murray says he is back in love with tennis as he prepares for Queen’s • ‘The reason you do it is because it is fun’• Admits that after earlier surgery he wanted to retireAndy Murray made it eloquently clear on the eve of his third comeback that his expectations have shifted from an all-out quest for victory – the hunge...
11:16, 06/16/2019

Huawei prepares for 40%-60% fall in international smartphone shipments- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is preparing for a 40% to 60% decline in international smartphone shipments, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2XQRiqH on Sunday....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people fam...
13:16, 07/31/2019

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Iranian Tanker Prepares to Offload Oil to Syria-Bound Ships The Iranian oil tanker released from Gibraltar over U.S. objections earlier this month is set to offload its cargo to smaller vessels that will take the crude to Syria, potentially violating the terms of its release, according to people familiar with...
23:00, 08/30/2019

Florida prepares to open shelters as Hurricane Dorian approaches South Florida counties in line to receive a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian plan to open shelters beginning Sunday, county officials and Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday....
21:00, 08/30/2019

England 2 Japan 0, Women's World Cup 2019: Ellen White bags third win for Lionesses as Toni Duggan returns Ellen White scored a brilliant double as England beat Japan 2-0 to finish top of Group D and set-up a last-16 clash against one of the best third-place sides....
16:16, 06/19/2019

Mississippi autopsy confirms child's body in garbage bags, 'family friend' indicted on capital murder charges A preliminary autopsy revealed that the child whose body was found wrapped in garbage bags in a Mississippi basement last week died from of "multiple blunt trauma due to beating," officials announced Tuesday....
11:48, 09/18/2019

10 Times Anne Hathaway Candidly Spoke About Motherhood as She Prepares to Welcome Baby No. 2 Oh, baby! It's going to be a party of four in Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman's household. The Ocean's 8 actress shared the exciting news that she and her hubby of nearly 7......
18:16, 07/24/2019

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh g...
22:48, 07/18/2019

Bloodhound supersonic car prepares to hit 500mph in world land speed record bid The car, which has a British team behind it, will try and hit 500 miles per hour on a new custom-built racetrack on a salt flat in South Africa, as it renews its world land speed record campaign....
09:48, 07/11/2019

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, a...
14:16, 08/07/2019

Netflix Edits out Graphic Suicide Scene From 13 Reasons Why as It Prepares New Season Following debate about whether a graphic depiction of death by suicide in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why was suitable for young and potentially vulnerable audiences, the streaming giant has decided to re-edit the scene from the show’s fir...
09:32, 07/16/2019

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
14:16, 07/31/2019

With economy on the line, Federal Reserve prepares for its biggest gamble in years The Fed this week is all but certain to cut interest rates in spite of the strong U.S. economy, a fraught move that could have as many downsides as upsides....
18:16, 07/29/2019

Washington Prepares for a July 4 Spectacle, Starring and Produced by President Trump The president has ordered the last-minute transformation of the traditional July 4 activities into what he calls “a celebration of America” and that critics call a celebration of Donald J. Trump....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Paris prepares pools, parks and 'cool rooms' for predicted heatwave French capital still carries trauma of 2003 heatwave, when morgues ran out of spaceParis pools will host night swimming, large parks will stay open all hours and special “cool rooms” will be set up in town hall buildings as French authorities fear fo...
12:00, 06/23/2019

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
18:48, 09/05/2019

South Africa set to announce election results as ANC prepares victory celebration South Africa's ruling African National Congress on Saturday was preparing to celebrate its win in national elections, with the formal announcement of final results coming later in the day....
09:48, 05/11/2019

Christine Lagarde Defends the European Central Bank’s Low Rates as She Prepares to Take Over (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Incoming European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde is defending the bank’s record low rates and other stimulus measures as she prepares to take over with the economy facing trouble from trade wars and Brexit. Dur...
01:16, 09/05/2019

As Peloton prepares IPO, music publishers seek to double lawsuit to $300 million Music publishers have asked a federal judge to let them double their lawsuit against Peloton Interactive Inc to $300 million, saying the maker of stationary bicycles has streamed more than 2,000 workout videos used without permission....
23:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
23:00, 05/31/2019

Sufjan Stevens prepares for Pride Month with a surprise EP of love songs Sufjan Stevens is celebrating Pride Month a little early this year, dropping a surprise EP with some decidedly soul-warming themes. They mark Stevens’ first new tunes since 2018 singles “Tonya Harding” and “Lonely Man Of Winter.”...
07:48, 05/29/2019

India Prepares To Recover Bodies Of Climbers Feared Killed In Avalanche Authorities in the countryare preparing to recover the bodies of five climbers believed killed in an avalanche, though officials said today it could take several days to coordinate the retrieval....
05:00, 06/04/2019

‘Adulting 101’ class prepares students for life after high school graduation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – It seems like children everywhere want to grow up and be an adult, but when they actually do grow up and realize that they’re an adult, they want to go back to being a child again. If you look up the word “adulting” in ...
11:16, 06/05/2019

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
12:48, 06/01/2019

'They'll be paying': Trump blasts China as US prepares to raise trade tariffs US president tells rally China ‘broke the deal’ and publishes list of imported products that will face higher tariffs from FridayDonald Trump has warned that China has “broke the deal … so they’ll be paying” as the US and China moved to within 36 hou...
21:16, 05/08/2019

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
22:48, 06/02/2019

The U.K. Prepares to Jeer and Cheer President Donald Trump During State Visit When U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travel through central London to Buckingham Palace on Monday, they will be greeted by more than one hundred thousand protestors, activists say. Trump arrives in London on Monday for his fi...
15:00, 06/02/2019

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
10:48, 07/09/2019

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
16:16, 05/29/2019

Congress prepares to delay tough decisions on spending with another temporary funding bill Five weeks out from the next shutdown deadline, House leaders are already preparing lawmakers for another short-term spending extension that keeps the government running until late November or early December. Congressional leaders are not expected to...
14:00, 08/26/2019

Thousands of people evacuated as India prepares for ‘phenomenal’ conditions from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India's eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal...
10:16, 05/02/2019

Jim Mattis, Marine legend who became Trump's 'Mad Dog' Pentagon chief, prepares for media blitz While famously media shy during his time in government, former Secretary of Defense James Mattis offered a brief glimpse into his thoughts on today’s political environment in an essay and interview last week, but the appearance left several questions...
06:32, 09/01/2019

Wedding bells sound sweet to Riske as she prepares to face Williams in quarters Alison Riske said she wished she could get married more often after crediting her upcoming nuptials for her barnstorming run at Wimbledon which has earned her a quarter-final date with fellow American Serena Williams....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Starbucks CEO calls Chinese rivals' use of discounts unsustainable as Luckin Coffee prepares for IPO Starbucks is facing increased competition in China, particularly from upstart Luckin Coffee, but CEO Kevin Johnson remains optimistic about its long-term success....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Bungee cord snaps as Florida amusement park ride prepares to launch Freaked-out amusement park riders say they “dodged death” when a bungee cord attached to a ride in Florida broke moments before they were launched into the air. Footage of the scare was captured Saturday night at Cobra Beach Adventure Par...
21:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-As Peloton prepares IPO, music publishers seek to double lawsuit to $300 million Music publishers have asked a federal judge to let them double their lawsuit against Peloton Interactive Inc to $300 million, saying the maker of stationary bicycles has streamed more than 2,000 workout videos used without permission....
23:00, 09/13/2019

As Trump team prepares Mideast plan, Palestinians face financial crisis Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong....
04:00, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods plays Pebble Beach practice round as he prepares for US Open Tiger Woods announced this week that he would be playing the Memorial Tournament in preparation for the US Open next month, but that hasn't stopped the 15-time Major champion getting some practice time in around Pebble Beach....
05:00, 05/25/2019

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swif...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Navy Prepares Ships, Aircraft For Assistance With cyclone Fani having intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, the Indian Navy today said it has started preparations to provide assistance in case of an emergency....
20:32, 04/29/2019

‘We’re making a stand’: banner brigade prepares blunt message for Trump visit Campaigners were happy to give up a glorious sunny day to staple placards for this week’s big demonstration in LondonBy 2pm they were operating at full capacity, churning out 200 anti-Trump placards an hour. Here, in a ground-floor office in south Lo...
23:16, 06/01/2019

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
19:48, 07/16/2019

How does so much plastic get into the sea? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow does so much plastic get into the sea? Is it dumped? Is it washed in? Does it blow in?Joanna...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
00:00, 06/20/2019

US Open prepares for royalty as Meghan Markle expected to watch Serena Williams in final Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is expected to watch her friend Serena Williams play for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam in Saturday's championship.        ...
21:48, 09/06/2019

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from U.S. soil for the first time since the space shuttle ret...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
10:32, 06/03/2019

Colorado woman who donated kidney to stranger prepares to donate part of liver to baby A Colorado woman is set to undergo surgery Thursday to donate a portion of her liver to a sick baby, making her one of only a handful of people in the country to donate multiple organs....
20:16, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Shares in Brazil's Banco Inter soar as bank prepares share offering Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman Sachs and Banco Santander Brasil to manage a 1 billion-reais ($263 million) share offering, one sourc...
12:16, 07/04/2019

Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a ‘body’ on his record, Pulev prepares for a sexual harassment course Deontay Wilder has some more nasty things to say about Dominic Breazeale ahead of Saturday's fight, and Kubrat Pulev has his wrists slapped The post Boxing News at Five: Wilder claims he still wants a ‘body’ on his record, Pulev prepares for a sexual...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Alphabet shares drop as Justice Department reportedly prepares for Google antitrust probe Alphabet shares fell more than 3% in the premarket Monday after a report said the Justice Department is readying an antitrust investigation against Google....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Turkey prepares to receive Russian missile system, as questions swirl over potential US punishment The shipment of Russia’s highly-anticipated S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey is expected to roll out any day now, roiling the indignation of many U.S. officials and over what punishment will be slapped on the NATO ally. Despite the pressure...
12:32, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden prepares for New York fundraising blitz with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and short seller Jim Chanos The main event of Biden's June trip to the city will be held at the home of the short seller Jim Chanos. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will also be attending....
11:32, 05/28/2019

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal...
13:16, 07/11/2019

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card...
18:32, 06/12/2019

E. coli risk leads King Arthur Flour to recall bags of its unbleached all-purpose flour Select bags of King Arthur Flour have been recalled for possible E. coli contamination. Nearly 114,000 bags are a part of the nationwide recall.       ...
18:32, 06/13/2019

Best camera bag 2019: 10 backpacks and shoulder bags to protect your camera kit Whether you're getting up before dawn to hike up mountains for that one special sunrise shot, or commuting with your camera in tow, every photographer needs to keep their kit safe and protected, and from backpacks and daysacks to holsters and ro...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Barcelona analysis: Luis Suarez celebrates against Liverpool as Philippe Coutinho prepares for Anfield backlash Barcelona will take a commanding 3-0 lead to Anfield next week after some Lionel Messi magic put them within touching distance of the Champions League final....
15:16, 05/01/2019

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six mont...
18:16, 06/19/2019

Trump's DHS Moves Money From Disaster Relief to Immigrant Detentions as Puerto Rico Prepares for Storm President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly interested in taking money from within the Department of Homeland Security aimed at disaster relief and putting it toward immigration detention facilities....
04:00, 08/28/2019

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Day...
03:16, 08/07/2019

Watch: Tiger Woods bags back-to-back birdies, eagle to climb 2019 PGA Championship leaderboard Tiger Woods prowled back by starting the front nine with back-to-back birdies and an eagle after shooting 3-over-par on the back nine to open the first round of the 2019 PGA Championship....
09:32, 05/16/2019

New plastic material can be recycled again and again We're drowning in plastics. That's why the world's brightest minds are trying to find a way we can effectively deal with plastic waste and make sure we don't add more in the coming years. Now, researchers from the US Department of...
10:00, 05/07/2019

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
10:00, 06/13/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
12:16, 09/02/2019

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the numbe...
07:48, 06/05/2019

Yes, You Can Recycle Those Plastic Mailers Sort through your mail on any given day and it’s likely you’ve received a lot of waste—from junk mail to unnecessary packaging materials. Luckily, you can recycle some of those pesky plastic mailers and pretty easily, too....
07:00, 06/24/2019

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
23:16, 07/02/2019

You Have Reusable Grocery Totes, But Why Not Reusable Produce Bags? A few months ago, I made a pledge to myself to be as environmentally conscious as possible, which meant making changes to some of my daily routines. I had long ago gotten into the habit of using reusable tote bags at the grocery store, but I noticed ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Study: Biodegradable bags aren’t as biodegradable as you first thought The idea of a “biodegradable” plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the environment. This is the sort of claim often made by plastic manufacturers, yet recen...
11:48, 05/09/2019

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
06:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods hits record high after beating estimates, prepares for China profit boost Tyson Foods Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday and reaffirmed expectations it will profit from the spread of a fatal hog disease in China, sending shares to a record high....
12:16, 08/05/2019

Trump prepares to unveil broad immigration plan but shows no signs of tempering hard-line rhetoric The president’s proposal to move toward a ‘merit-based system’ has faced skepticism from both parties. Any legislation is unlikely to get far in Congress....
18:48, 05/15/2019

KFC is taking a page out of Taco Bell's playbook as it prepares to launch more new menu items in 2019 than the last 5 years combined KFC KFC plans to roll out as many new menu items in 2019 as it did in the prior five years combined, Kevin Hochman, the president of KFC's US business, told Business Insider. The chain hopes to win over millennials and Gen Z with quirky new menu it...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Trump offers full support for Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brother-in-arm...
06:16, 09/05/2019

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-s...
02:00, 07/21/2019

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
19:48, 09/04/2019

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’...
20:32, 05/20/2019

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisisAn alarm sounds, the blockage is clear...
06:32, 08/17/2019

See-through plastic pants are now considered ‘Pretty’ Remember when “festival style” meant flower crowns, fringe, diaphanous dresses and gladiator sandals? Clearly, those days are over. Pun intended: UK brand Pretty Little Thing has launched its latest festival-inspired line, and among the s...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Does the plastic housing of the Pixel 3a bother you? The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were Google's first phones to sport wireless charging, a feature sorely missed on their predecessors, but now we are back to square one with the midrange Pixel 3a and 3a XL that are unapologetically plastic and need pluggin...
23:16, 05/17/2019

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them co...
11:48, 05/29/2019

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of pl...
15:32, 06/19/2019

Plastic bag sales in England down by a third in last year Overall, sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of the 5p charge, according to new figures. Sales of si...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack ...
12:32, 07/14/2019

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used...
00:48, 09/05/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
10:48, 06/18/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we n...
15:00, 08/29/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
11:16, 06/20/2019

Did Nike Not Get the Memo on Plastic Beads? For the longest time, pockets of nothing but air were Nike’s secret to making comfortable shoes. But today the company revealed its new Joyride technology, which instead fills shoe soles with thousands of tiny foam beads. Nike promises the new design...
17:16, 07/25/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
16:16, 07/12/2019

Trump offers full support for Boris Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than President Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brot...
22:48, 09/04/2019

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister o...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
13:48, 06/06/2019

In Plastic-Bag Wars, the Industry Fights Back The backlash against single-use plastic has engulfed straws, bags and takeout containers, but the plastics industry is fighting back, arguing alternatives can be worse for the environment and disruptive for businesses....
15:00, 05/20/2019

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the a...
11:32, 07/20/2019

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
03:16, 05/22/2019

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. T...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental....
22:16, 07/29/2019

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also be...
23:48, 07/19/2019

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
08:32, 06/13/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
19:00, 06/04/2019

PM Picks Plastic From Waste Along With Garbage Workers In UP Prime Minister Narendra Modi sat with women who pick plastic from garbage and helped them out on Wednesday, in an event in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. Images of the PM sitting on the ground with the......
02:16, 09/11/2019

Hamburger buns recalled over plastic concerns The FDA announced late last week that Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 cases of its Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns, which were sold nationwide....
10:00, 09/10/2019

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
09:00, 06/13/2019

Uttar Pradesh Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Force From Today The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators, according to a state......
12:00, 08/31/2019

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made ...
18:32, 08/14/2019

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
17:48, 06/10/2019

Plastic pollution 'killing one person every 30 seconds' One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases and illnesses caused by plastic pollution and uncollected rubbish, a new report has found....
03:33, 05/14/2019

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
09:16, 06/30/2019

U.S. could be outlier if U.N. clinches plastic waste pact Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder for leading exporter the United States to ship unsorted plastic to emerging Asian economies for disposal, campaigners said on Tuesday....
10:32, 05/07/2019

Scientists Say They've Cooked Up an Endlessly Recyclable Plastic Plastics aren’t recycled nearly as much as we’d like them to be, but a team from Berkeley Lab has developed a method to hopefully make that process easier. In a recently published study, these researches describe a new type of plastic that can be bro...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Landmark UN Plastic Waste Pact Gets Approved But Not By US A man guides a raft through a polluted canal littered with plastic bags and other garbage in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. India is scheduled to deposit the ratification instruments of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change with the U.N. on Oct...
04:16, 05/11/2019

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through ...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Upset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hard We make good-faith efforts to help the planet by recycling, but what we really need to do is even simplerAll the plastic ever made: the fate of 8.3bn tonsDid you ever decide to get off a jammed freeway and take the backroads even though deep down you...
04:48, 06/24/2019

180 countries — except US — agree to plastic waste agreement After 12 days of negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, countries have agreed to treat plastic as hazardous waste. Germany is considering a ban that would go even further....
16:48, 05/10/2019

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
01:48, 08/09/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

UN: Plastic waste pact approved with US among few holdouts GENEVA (AP) — United Nations officials say nearly all of the world’s countries have agreed on a deal to better manage plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception. A “legally binding framework” that affects thousands of...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain B...
00:48, 06/27/2019