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Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon

The protest is the latest challenge for a president caught between domestic demands for development and international pressure to protect the rainforest....

Illegal miners, feeling betrayed, call on Bolsonaro to end environmental crackdown in Amazon

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Brazil agents raid illegal miners in Amazon as environmental enforcement ratchets up Federal agents in Brazil exchanged gunfire with illegal miners in the Amazon state of Para on Friday, according to Reuters witnesses, in a dramatic example of how Brazil has stepped up environmental enforcement in the wake of rainforest fires....
04:32, 08/31/2019

With Amazon on Fire, Environmental Officials in Open Revolt Against Bolsonaro Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
00:32, 08/29/2019

With Amazon on Fire, Brazil’s Environmental Enforcers Say Bolsonaro Hobbles their Work Hundreds of environmental protection professionals in Brazil warn that budget and personnel cuts set the stage for a rise in deforestation and fires....
12:32, 08/28/2019

ANALYSIS: Canada’s Greens continue to win voters feeling betrayed by and angry at Justin Trudeau The Green Party win Monday in Nanaimo-Ladysmith is just the exclamation point on a year-long trend of progressive voters turning away from the NDP or Liberals and, for the first time, going Green....
12:00, 05/07/2019

Bolsonaro doubts tribal leader's 'murder', repeats call to mine the Amazon The international community is speaking out against the killing of an indigenous tribal leader in Brazil's Amazon, even as the country's president says there no evidence of foul play....
01:48, 07/31/2019

At least nine illegal Zimbabwean miners die after mine collapse At least nine illegal gold miners have died in Zimbabwe after they detonated explosives underground and were trapped at a mine owned by unlisted London-headquartered Metallon Corporation north of the capital Harare, the company said on Monday....
11:48, 05/27/2019

Congo security forces to dislodge illegal miners at site Authorities say that security forces have been deployed to a private mining concession in southeastern Congo that is a subsidiary of mining giant Glencore...
08:16, 07/04/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global wa...
00:16, 05/15/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposition to participating in global efforts to fight global warming...
06:16, 05/15/2019

Congo security forces start evicting illegal miners from Glencore project Congolese security forces began evicting illegal miners from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore on Thursday, local activists said, a week after a landslide there killed 43 of them....
02:00, 07/04/2019

After deadly collapse, Congo vows to remove illegal miners from Glencore concession Congo's interior minister vowed to remove all illegal miners by Sunday from a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore following a landslide this week that killed at least 43 of them....
09:48, 06/29/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
15:32, 06/06/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is transforming Brazil into an “exterminator of the future”, the activist and politician Marina Silva has war...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Peru deports 150 Venezuelans in crackdown on illegal crossings Peru deported 150 Venezuelans for entering the country illegally as authorities sought to enforce stricter policies for migrants from the crisis-stricken nation, Peru's immigration office said on Thursday....
17:48, 09/19/2019

Amazon gold miners invade indigenous village in Brazil after its leader is killed Brazil’s police have been urged to investigate a ‘very tense situation’ in Amapá stateDozens of gold miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in the Brazilian Amazon where a local leader was stabbed to death and have taken over a village after...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
09:48, 04/28/2019

“Operation Call It Quits” – Robocall Crackdown The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on robocalls. “Our message is simple: it’s time to call it quits,” Bureau of Consumer Protections Director Andrew Smith said Tuesday as he announced a collaboration with multiple law enf...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings....
02:16, 05/26/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal and falling approval ratings. The stumbling start for the far-right leader who r...
23:00, 05/25/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: an environmental catastrophe – in pictures Fires are raging across the world’s largest tropical rainforest as farmers, land-grabbers and loggers torch trees and clear land for crops or grazing. According to Brazil’s National Institute of Space Research, the number of fires detected by satelli...
04:32, 08/27/2019

Robocall 'crackdown': FTC blocks more than a billion illegal calls, but problem festers The Federal Trade Commission blocked more than a billion illegal robocalls in a "crackdown" coordinated with law enforcement agencies.       ...
11:32, 06/25/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
04:32, 08/13/2019

Brazil to hire short-term environmental enforcers following Amazon fires Brazil doesn't have the funding to hire more permanent environmental enforcement agents in the wake of surging Amazon fires but will contract local environmental police on a short-term basis, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told Reuters on Friday...
17:48, 09/06/2019

Do the Brazil Amazon fires justify environmental interventionism? | Lawrence Douglas All the reasons that support the project of humanitarian intervention apply with equal, if not greater force, in the case of the environmentThe horrific destruction of the Amazon rainforest under Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, raises a...
07:00, 08/31/2019

Brazil ramps up environmental policing amid outrage over Amazon fires Brazilian law enforcement officials targeted illegal wildcat miners in an apparent resurgence of environmental policing amid raging Amazonian rainforest fires. Authorities with Brazil’s Institute for the Environmental and Renewable Natural Reso...
16:00, 08/31/2019

Senior doctors call for crackdown on home genetic testing kits False results have told women they have mutations linked to breast and ovarian cancer Senior doctors have called for a crackdown on consumer genetic tests, following an influx of patients who have been wrongly told they are carrying dangerous mutatio...
08:32, 07/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting the Amazon rainforest fires, adding that he will talk to German Chancellor Angela Merkel later Friday t...
06:00, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support at G7 on the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support in the Group of Seven's discussion of the Amazon region at last weekend's summit of the world's wealthiest nations in France....
13:00, 08/29/2019

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Brazil like "a colony or no man's land," calling it an attack on the country's sovereignty....
09:00, 08/26/2019

Brazilian environmental minister heckled over record Amazon fires: 'Stop Ecocide!' The environmental minister of Brazil was met with boos and heckles when he took the stage at a meeting on climate change Wednesday as massive wildfires continued to rage for more than two weeks in the world’s largest rainforest....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio's new environmental fund pledges $5 million in aid amid Amazon fires Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the Amazon rainforest....
15:32, 08/25/2019

Senators call for crackdown on cocoa imports made with forced child labor U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Ron Wyden sent a letter to Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan today calling on him to crack down on imported cocoa produced with forced child labor. The senators cited an investigation by ...
13:48, 07/16/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A little over half those fires are in the Amazon....
12:00, 08/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes for comments he deemed offensive....
09:00, 08/27/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
22:32, 08/22/2019

G7's Amazon aid plan treats region like a 'colony', Bolsonaro says Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro says the idea of an alliance of G7 countries helping save the Amazon from wildfires would leave his country treated like "a colony or no man's land"....
12:32, 08/26/2019

Bolsonaro claims NGOs could be setting Amazon fires Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad...
10:00, 08/21/2019

Amazon Fires Unite Enemy Tribes Against Bolsonaro The Amazon fires are uniting rival indigenous cultures against Jair Bolsonaro’s administration in Brazil. ...
16:48, 09/05/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro says he’ll take Amazon fire aid if Brazil can decide how to spend it Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro moved toward accepting foreign aid to battle the raging Amazon rainforest fires — but insisted that the South American country must independently decide how the aid is spent, an official announced. Just a day ...
07:32, 08/28/2019

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for whom the rainforest is almost a raison d'être....
15:32, 08/30/2019

Bolsonaro says Amazon nations should decide region’s future Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says that Latin America’s Amazon countries will meet in September to discuss both protecting and developing the rainforest region, which has been hit by devastating fires...
18:32, 08/28/2019

Scientist who called out Bolsonaro on Amazon deforestation is fired Brazil has fired the head of a government agency that found a steep rise in deforestation in the Amazon, following a public spat with far-right President Jair Bolsonaro....
15:16, 08/03/2019

Jair Bolsonaro to Merkel: Reforest Germany, not Amazon Brazil's president says Angela Merkel should focus on reforesting Germany rather than threatening to withhold funds for Amazon projects, media report. Jair Bolsonaro has opened the rain forest to corporate clear-cutting....
11:32, 08/15/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
14:48, 06/02/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro wants Amazon nations to tackle fires Brazil's president said that environmental challenges must be met while respecting "national sovereignty" and announced a meeting of countries that share the Amazon to tackle the devastating fires....
02:32, 08/29/2019

| Brazil's Bolsonaro fuels spat with Macron over Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday repeated a demand for French leader Emmanuel Macron to withdraw recent remarks, as he accused France and Germany of "buying" the Latin American country's sovereignty with Amazon fire aid....
00:32, 08/29/2019

Why Is Jair Bolsonaro Wary Of Foreign Amazon Aid? Ask Brazil's Military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region occupies in the minds of Brazil's military, for......
22:00, 08/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit he convened Brazil's president did not say whether the meeting of Amazon nations would be postponed, but ruled out his attendance. Bolsonaro has come under international pressure over his handling of the fires and deforestation....
08:16, 09/03/2019

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policie...
00:32, 08/25/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the wildfires currently destroying the Amazon....
19:32, 08/24/2019

Bolsonaro suggests NGOs setting Amazon fires, gives no proof Brazil’s official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year, and President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that non-governmental organizations could be setting them to make him look bad, though he gives no evidence....
12:32, 08/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says NGOs may be setting fire to Amazon forest Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of setting wildfires in the Amazon rainforest to damage his government's image after he cut their funding....
11:32, 08/21/2019

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own...
12:32, 07/19/2019

| Defiant Bolsonaro vows to defend Amazon policy 'in wheelchair' at UN Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro vowed Monday to defend his controversial Amazon policy at this month's UN General Assembly even if he had to do so "in a wheelchair."...
06:48, 09/03/2019

Amazon fires scorch Bolsonaro's reputation abroad, but not in Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro has drawn sharp criticism on the international stage from European leaders and environmental groups for his handling of wildfires raging in the Amazon, but at home few Brazilians are angered by his reluctant response....
14:00, 08/29/2019

Bolsonaro bans land-clearing fires in Amazon for 60 days Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has banned the use of fire to clear land throughout the country for 60 days, in response to the massive increase in blazing fires in the Amazon rainforest that has caused international outrage....
13:32, 08/29/2019

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes threatens to torpedo a huge trade deal....
07:00, 08/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year....
18:32, 08/23/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money....
14:32, 08/22/2019

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he considers accepting a $20 million offer from the G7 nations to help fight forest fires in the Amazon....
11:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires....
05:01, 08/27/2019

Disapproval of Bolsonaro presidency jumps after Amazon crisis: poll Brazilians saying that President Jair Bolsonaro is doing a "bad or terrible" job rose to 38% from 33% previously, in the first major poll since the government faced global outcry over its handling of record fires in the Amazon rainforest....
06:32, 09/02/2019

Bolsonaro open to discussing Amazon fires at UN after refusing assistance Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants to discuss the Amazon fires that have drawn world attention at the next U.N. General Assembly in September....
12:48, 09/02/2019

Bolsonaro says conversation with Merkel reaffirms Brazil sovereignty over Amazon Brazilian President Bolsonaro said he had a productive conversation on Friday regarding fires in the Amazon with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, which reaffirmed Brazil's sovereignty over the world's largest rainforest....
15:32, 08/30/2019

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second ...
14:32, 07/03/2019

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
22:16, 08/02/2019

Jair Bolsonaro accuses NGOs of setting fires in Amazon rainforest Brazilian president blames environmental groups after he is criticised for rise in blazesThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has accused environmental groups of setting fires in the Amazon as he tries to deflect growing international criticism o...
12:00, 08/21/2019

Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
22:00, 08/30/2019

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bo...
05:16, 08/01/2019

Angela Merkel, Jair Bolsonaro discuss aid for Amazon in 'productive' conversation Their telephone call followed strained relations in recent weeks between Bolsonaro and Europe over combating wildfires in Brazil. Bolsonaro said Europe has "nothing to teach" Brazil about preserving the environment....
01:32, 08/31/2019

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest alight but told foreign powers not to interfere....
17:00, 08/22/2019

Bolsonaro enjoys comedy club outing as Amazon fires rage on President watches right-wing comic as pre-recorded speech to nation on fighting fires airs While the Amazon burned and Brazilians demonstrated their outrage, Brazil’s far-right president Jair Bolsonaro went to a comedy club.As the president’s pre-rec...
14:32, 08/24/2019

Bolsonaro: Macron shows 'colonialist mindset' by urging G7 to act on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro condemned his French counterpart's suggestion for the Group of 7 nations to discuss the Amazon wildfires as "colonialist" as no country in the Amazon basin would be present....
04:00, 08/23/2019

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we d...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rage in the Amazon rainforest....
21:32, 08/23/2019

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
15:32, 08/23/2019

Outrage Over Bolsonaro’s Handling of Amazon Fires Gets Personal With Jab at French First Lady (PORTO VELHO, Brazil) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has insulted adversaries and allies, disparaged women, blacks and homosexuals, and even praised his country’s 1964-1985 dictatorship. Yet nothing has rallied more anger at home an...
09:32, 08/26/2019

Bolsonaro has blessed ‘brutal' assault on Amazon, sacked scientist warns In interview with the Guardian, Ricardo Galvão says if the far-right leader doesn’t change tack the Amazon will be ruinedIllegal loggers are ramping up a “brutal, fast” assault on the Brazilian Amazon with the blessing of the far-right president Jair...
03:48, 08/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. On Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed complaints about the fires, said Brazil's army...
17:00, 08/23/2019

'He wants to destroy us': Bolsonaro poses gravest threat in decades, Amazon tribes say Indigenous leaders who say Brazil’s new president is trying to force them from their lands are braced for a new era of ruinAs a blood-orange sunset drifted towards the forest canopy, Raimundo Kanamari sat on the riverbank and pondered the future of h...
00:00, 07/26/2019

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The termination of one of the nation’s most respected scientists has alarmed researchers, many of whom say they see his dismissal as an effort by the Bolsonaro administration to clamp down on research it doesn’t want publicized....
10:16, 08/07/2019

Bolsonaro Government Throws Tantrum, Says It Won't Accept Amazon Firefighting Funds Brazilian president and far-right climate denier Jair Bolsonaro won’t even accept the paltry $20 million that G7 countries pledged towards creating a fund to “help Amazon countries fight wildfires and launch a long-term global initiative to protect t...
05:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil rejected millions in Amazon aid. Hours later, Bolsonaro hinted at a reversal Brazil has escalated its war of words with global powers over the Amazon fires, announcing it would reject $20 million in foreign aid before the country's president appeared to contradict his own representatives and leave the door open to accepting t...
12:32, 08/27/2019

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
13:48, 06/04/2019

Brazil may accept G7 Amazon aid if France's Macron withdraws 'insults': Bolsonaro Brazil may accept an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven nations to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, but only if French President Emmanuel Macron withdraws his "insults," President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday....
06:32, 08/27/2019

Macron and Bolsonaro's war of words over Amazon fires, aid and their wives – video report Tensions rose between France and Brazil after the French president, Emmanuel Macron, tweeted that the fires burning in the Amazon amounted to an international crisis and should be made a top priority at the G7 summit. Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian pr...
15:00, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support amid Amazon fires crisis Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support over the issue of Amazon wildfires, as the far-right Brazilian government sought to find a way out of the growing international crisis....
10:00, 08/27/2019

Bolsonaro Says He Won’t Accept $20 Million To Fight Amazon Fires Unless Macron Apologizes Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro, who initially was to reject $20 million in immediate aid funding pledged by world leaders at the G7 summit to fight fires in the Amazon rainforest, now says he’ll consider accepting aid if French Preside...
14:00, 08/27/2019

Jair Bolsonaro demands Macron withdraw 'insults' over Amazon fires Brazilian and French presidents continue feud over G7 aid package for wildfires raging in Amazon rainforestBrazil’s far-right president and his backers have escalated their row over the Amazon with Emmanuel Macron, attacking the French president’s “l...
15:00, 08/27/2019

Fires are devouring the Amazon. And Jair Bolsonaro is to blame | David Miranda The ongoing destruction of the Amazon is taking place because of policy choices made by those who now rule BrazilAs the world watches in horror and terror as the Amazon burns, scientists have made clear that the cause, principally if not entirely, is...
12:00, 08/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he 'loves' the Amazon. But his policies are designed to wreak havoc on it Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning, with more than one-and-a-half soccer fields worth of rainforest destroyed every minute of every day, according to the country's space research center....
12:32, 08/27/2019

Dortmund vs Barcelona: Lionel Messi 'feeling better', but Ernesto Valverde will make late team news call Ernesto Valverde says Lionel Messi is feeling a lot better after injury, but the Barcelona boss will wait until tomorrow to decide whether the Argentine starts against Borussia Dortmund in the teams' Champions League clash at the Signal Iduna Park....
14:32, 09/16/2019

City leaders call for £1.5bn ‘clean air fund’ to tackle illegal pollution levels News 2 Sep, 2019 Cities and regions with pollution beyond legal limits want funds to pay residents and businesses to scrap their old diesel cars...
06:32, 09/02/2019

Brazilian President Bolsonaro orders deployment of troops to combat Amazon wildfires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered the deployment of troops to fight the intense wildfires that have engulfed a portion of the Amazon rainforest in an apparent reversal from previously downplaying the blaze....
18:32, 08/24/2019

Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro to skip Amazon fires summit due to surgery Brazil’s leader may be eager to speak about the ongoing Amazon fires that have drawn the world's attention, but he will have to wait, because surgery is forcing him to skip a summit of regional leaders called to discuss the matter....
12:48, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil officials, Bolsonaro's son meet with Trump to discuss Amazon fires Brazil's foreign minister and President Jair Bolsonaro's son met with U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday to discuss the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, although no concrete measures to deal with the blazes were announced....
20:32, 08/30/2019

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from interviews with ten current and former employees,...
05:32, 08/28/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may send troops to battle Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he may use his country’s military to battle the record number of wildfires burning out of control in the Amazon rainforest — where an indigenous tribe vowed to do anything and everything...
01:32, 08/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro To Stop Using French Pens Amid Spat Over Amazon Fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he will stop using disposable pens made by France's Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin....
22:00, 08/30/2019

Jair Bolsonaro claims 'profound love' for Amazon rainforest as criticism intensifies President uses TV speech to criticise ‘disinformation’ about fire crisis, saying it cannot be used as pretext for sanctions Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has professed to feeling “profound love and respect” for the Amazon as fires con...
20:32, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong police call protesters 'illegal, irrational and unreasonable' over siege of headquarters Hong Kong police on Saturday condemned protesters that surrounded its headquarters as "illegal, irrational and unreasonable" as tensions over the city's relations with mainland China boiled over into anger toward law enforcement....
00:32, 06/22/2019

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media....
20:32, 08/21/2019

Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and pressure mounted for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis....
09:00, 08/23/2019

Amazon rainforest fire: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro to miss summit for surgery Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will miss a planned summit on the wildfires ravaging the Amazon rainforest to prepare for surgery, it has been announced....
06:48, 09/03/2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Xikrin warriors battle illegal Amazon invasion – in pictures Faced with state indifference to their plight, the indigenous community is fighting backXikrin people fight back against Amazon land-grabbing Continue reading......
04:00, 08/29/2019

Amazon deforestation: EU firms linked to illegal logging in Brazil An organic smoothie producer and a boutique fashion store are among Western businesses whose supply chains are tainted by illegal deforestation in Bolsonaro's Brazil....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Brazil fires official after comments on illegal Amazon mining fight A regional head of Brazil's environmental authority was fired on Wednesday, a week after being named, after he made public comments saying he would no longer burn machinery, some of it seized from illegal miners, in an area heavily affected by forest...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Video of uncontacted Amazon tribe highlights threat from illegal loggers Clip shows a bare-chested man with a spear, who is believed to belong to the Awá people, the world’s most threatened tribeRemarkable close-up footage that appears to show an uncontacted tribesman in the Amazon rainforest has been released by an indig...
10:00, 07/22/2019

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
19:00, 08/23/2019

eBay Is Suing Amazon Over Claims It Engaged in Illegal 'Conspiracy' to Poach Sellers Online marketplace eBay is again taking legal action against Amazon, claiming that managers at the e-commerce behemoth directed employees to actively and illegally pursue sellers on eBay’s platform to lure them to Amazon’s own.Read more......
01:16, 08/03/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school suppl...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Amazon investigating claims its Chinese supplier used illegal child labor to make Alexa devices Chinese schoolchildren worked illegal overtime and night shifts to produce smart speakers for Amazon, according to leaked documents seen by the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper....
08:48, 08/09/2019

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to consider G7 funding for Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he would only consider a $20 million offer from the G7 to help fight wildfires in the Amazon if French President Emmanuel Macron apologizes to him for comments he found insulting....
16:00, 08/27/2019

The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said. Eraldo Peres/AP So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires — more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of these fires started in the past few weeks, many of them in the Brazilian Amazon. Most of the blazes wer...
13:00, 08/29/2019

Brazil agribusiness joins with NGOs to call for action on Amazon Brazil's leading meat export industry group and other agribusiness associations on Friday joined with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) to call for an end to deforestation on public lands, demanding government action as the Amazon rainforest burns....
09:48, 09/06/2019

US Senators call for FTC probe of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition Several US senators are asking Amazon for more information about its Echo Dot Kids Edition, which advocacy groups claim violates kids' digital privacy....
07:16, 05/10/2019

As Amazon burns, 230 big investors call on firms to protect world's rainforests With widespread fires wreaking havoc on the Amazon, over 200 investors representing some $16.2 trillion under management on Wednesday called on companies to do their part in halting the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest....
14:17, 09/18/2019

Brazil's neighbors call for meeting and Amazon pact as fires rage Peru and Colombia called on Tuesday on fellow Amazonian countries to attend a presidential meeting next month on the forest fires raging in Brazil and Bolivia and to forge a pact to protect the world's largest tropical forest....
13:32, 08/27/2019

"Respond To Call Of Forest": G7 To Give $20 Million To Fight Amazon Fires The G7 will give $20 million (18 million euros) to send firefighting planes to tackle the blazes engulfing parts of the Amazon, the presidents of France and Chile said Monday....
01:00, 08/27/2019

'Chaos, chaos, chaos': a journey through Bolsonaro's Amazon inferno A 2,000km road and river odyssey in Brazil reveals consensus from all sides: Bolsonaro has ushered in a new age of wreckingFrom afar it resembles a tornado: an immense grey column shooting thousands of feet upwards from the forest canopy into the Ama...
04:32, 09/09/2019

Robert Mugabe "Betrayed His People's Hopes", Says US The United States on Friday blamed Robert Mugabe for impoverishing Zimbabwe and said he "betrayed his people's hopes," following the guerrilla-turned-strongman's death at age 95....
12:48, 09/07/2019

Former student says she feels betrayed by college after rape CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would of...
01:32, 06/16/2019

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales Amazon shareholders have voted against a proposal to limit the company from selling its facial recognition technology to law enforcement and government agencies. The proposal, which highlighted concerns over the Rekognition system related to "civil a...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, more stars send prayers, call for action in Amazon fires Stars are speaking up about the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Madonna, Diddy and more.        ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Game of Thrones has betrayed the women who made it great Once you could have argued it was a feminist show, but now GoT is letting down its female characters in a shockingly tone deaf way – from ‘unstable’ Daenerys to weeping BrienneUntil recently, you could make the argument that Game of Thrones was a ste...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Bachelorette's Peter Weber Slammed By Ex: "He Absolutely Betrayed Me" As Bachelorette fans prepare for Monday night's Fantasy Suite episode, new allegations have emerged about frontrunner Peter Weber. The pilot, who has made it to the final four......
13:16, 07/15/2019

"Akhilesh Yadav Betrayed Father Mulayam For Power," Says BJP Hours after Mayawati announced her plans of going solo in all future elections thus ending the SP-BSP alliance, the BJP took a swipe at Akhilesh Yadav, saying he has been "punished" by the BSP chief......
18:32, 06/24/2019

Modi Government Betrayed People: Anna Hazare On RTI Act Changes A day after the Lok Sabha passed amendments to the Right to Information (RTI) Act, social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday accused the Union government of betraying Indian citizens through the move....
11:48, 07/23/2019

Brooks Koepka’s greatest asset betrayed him at the US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — His strength has been one the biggest assets for Brooks Koepka as he won four of the previous eight major championships he played in. It helped him win back-to-back U.S. Opens and back-to-back PGA Championships — and it helped ...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Japan Post Insurance Apologizes After It 'Betrayed' Customers Japan Post, which runs a bank, a life-insurance company and a unit that delivers the mail in Japan, said it may have victimized more than 100,000 customers by selling them disadvantageous products....
09:48, 07/31/2019

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage pro...
00:48, 05/30/2019

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Don't expect Apple or Amazon to buy Tesla, Morgan Stanley analyst warns investors in private call In a private call with Morgan Stanley clients on Wednesday, research analyst Adam Jones, a long-time Tesla bull, said it's extremely unlikely that big tech firms like Apple or Amazon would ever move to acquire the electric vehicle maker....
15:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil president says if INPE chief betrayed his trust, he will be fired Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if the head of government space research agency INPE betrayed his confidence regarding sensitive deforestation data, he will be fired....
15:48, 08/01/2019

"PM Betrayed People Who Voted For Hassle-Free Economy": Abhishek Singhvi Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "betraying the people who voted for an independent and hassle-free economy." His comments came shortly after Cafe Coffee......
02:48, 07/31/2019

Josh Frydenberg's citizenship challenged by constituent who feels 'betrayed' on climate Kooyong resident says treasurer betrayed Australia on climate change as Gladys Liu also challenged over Chinese language signs Josh Frydenberg’s eligibility to sit in parliament has been challenged in the court of disputed returns by a constituent wh...
03:16, 07/31/2019

Magic Johnson speaks out about tenure with Los Angeles Lakers, says he felt betrayed by GM Rob Pelinka Magic Johnson said he abruptly left the Lakers last month as president of basketball operations in part because he felt betrayed by GM Rob Pelinka.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Three coal miners die in Poland after quake Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country's mining industry this year....
11:16, 07/01/2019

| 9 subsistence miners die in Zimbabwe blasts At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police say....
08:32, 05/28/2019

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West Virginia, was the site of the 1920 Matewan massac...
21:32, 08/12/2019

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite, they discovered the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster....
10:48, 07/05/2019

Why a Tax Crusade in Zambia Worries Copper Miners Zambia’s government has long complained that it doesn’t derive sufficient revenue from its copper industry, Africa’s second-biggest and the world’s seventh-largest. President Edgar Lungu upped the ante in May, when he accused the local unit of Vedant...
02:48, 06/10/2019

Some 1,800 miners caught underground in South Africa South Africa's department of mineral resources says plans are underway to free a large number of miners caught underground by hoisting them up an adjoining shaft....
11:48, 04/30/2019

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around the world"....
19:00, 08/23/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-carbon economy....
13:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. uranium miners say ready to ramp up if Trump approves quotas Two leading U.S. uranium mining companies say they are prepared to quickly ramp up production if President Donald Trump approves their request for curbs on imports this week....
15:48, 07/11/2019

Chinese police crack down on bitcoin miners over $3m of stolen electricity Police in eastern city of Zhenjiang confiscate almost 4,000 of bitcoin mining devicesPolice in eastern China have cracked down on a ring of illicit bitcoin miners who stole nearly $3m (£2.4m) worth of electricity to generate the digital currency, pro...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
01:16, 06/30/2019

Struggling junior miners woo investors to fund exploration projects Junior miners, struggling to fund exploration as institutions seek lower risk and better returns from larger rivals and newer industries, sought to sell potential investors on projects on Thursday, with mixed success....
16:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. coal miners discouraged by black lung meeting with McConnell A group of coal miners afflicted with black lung disease met with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday as part of an effort to convince lawmakers to restore a higher excise tax on coal companies to help fund their medical care, but sever...
21:16, 07/23/2019

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers th...
15:00, 07/26/2019

RPT-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
06:00, 07/01/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated what cryptocurrency was being mined, or for how long the farm had been operating. It’s also unclear why,...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Laid off and owed pay: the Kentucky miners blocking coal trains The protest has endured for more than six weeks, gaining national attention and support from Bernie SandersHarlan county, Kentucky, earned the nickname “Bloody Harlan” from a series of labor strikes and violent confrontations in the 1930s led by coal...
01:00, 09/18/2019

Mexico to recover bodies of miners killed in 2006 blast Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged on Wednesday to recover the more than 60 remaining bodies of miners killed in a massive coal shaft explosion in 2006, a mission he described as a humanitarian promise made to victims' families....
10:48, 05/01/2019

Plan to Save Truckers' and Miners' Pensions Is Running Out of Time U.S. senators are gearing up for a battle over how to fix the pensions of about 1.3 million retirees and workers in trucking, mining and other industries....
13:48, 07/25/2019

Olympic swimmer Nathan Adrian on testicular cancer diagnosis: I 'felt betrayed by my own body' After having two surgeries for testicular cancer, eight-time Olympic medalist Nathan Adrian is nervously excited about his return to the pool.        ...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Miners Kill Indigenous Leader in Brazil During Invasion of Protected Land Land invasions in indigenous territories are on the rise across Brazil. Indigenous leaders say they regularly come under threat by miners, loggers and farmers....
19:48, 07/27/2019

Bitcoin miners earn $305M in April as transaction fees jump 250% Bitcoin miners earned $291 million through ‘block rewards’ in April, marking a 30-percent monthly revenue increase, reports research unit Diar. They collected an additional $14 million with Bitcoin transaction fees, 250 percent more than in March. Th...
07:16, 05/07/2019

Tyson Foods, Gold Miners and Gun Makers Defy Market Downturn What do chicken breasts, gold, plywood and guns have in common? Companies that produce them gained on Monday, even as the broader stock market had its worst day of the year....
22:16, 08/05/2019

CORRECTED-Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
17:00, 06/30/2019

Gold miners must focus on returns, mergers to attract investment: Barrick CEO Gold miners must focus on maximizing returns and more mergers to attract investors seeking to diversify after years of under-investing in mines, Barrick Gold's chief executive said on Wednesday....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Coal miners to urge Congress to protect their black lung benefits Around 120 coal miners with black lung disease were due in Washington on Tuesday hoping to pressure Congress to restore a higher excise tax level on coal companies to help fund their medical care, as rates of the progressive respiratory disease rise ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Chile's Codelco seeks to defuse strike after miners clash with police Chilean miner Codelco sweetened its contract offer to workers on Tuesday in a bid to defuse rising tensions after miners striking at its giant Chuquicamata copper mine were involved in clashes with police earlier in the day....
18:32, 06/18/2019

Two coal miners ask Kentucky Senate candidate Amy McGrath to stop using their images in TV ad An attorney for the miners says the men thought they were participating in a documentary. McGrath’s campaign says the miners were “fully informed” about the ad and even signed up for campaign T-shirts....
18:16, 09/05/2019

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the crucial minerals....
22:00, 05/28/2019

Armed miners clash with indigenous tribe in Brazil, killing leader Armed gold miners in Brazil attacked an indigenous village in the Amazon this week, killing the group's leader and forcing members of the community to flee their homes, police said....
22:48, 07/28/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX little changed as gains in gold miners offset energy losses Canada's main stock index opened nearly flat on Tuesday as gains in shares of precious metal miners, lifted by higher prices for safe asset gold, countered losses in energy companies....
08:00, 08/13/2019

UK’s ‘most deprived’ village builds tidal energy crypto miners to reconnect with technology It’s often said that machines will perform upwards of 40 percent of the world’s jobs by 2035 — but one artist is out to prove that automated technologies can bring positive change too, and he’s using DIY cryptocurrency miners to do it. Jaywick, a sle...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
15:32, 06/06/2019

Brazil investigates death of indigenous leader after miners reportedly attack village Brazilian authorities are investigating the death of an indigenous man after villagers reported illegal miners invaded their land and fatally stabbed their leader....
13:16, 07/29/2019

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
05:32, 07/12/2019

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure supply ahead of peak summer demand for electricity....
02:00, 07/15/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country's second general election of 2019....
21:32, 09/17/2019

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the team secured it's first NBA title after defeating t...
04:16, 06/14/2019

Feeling angry: Mental health and what to do Anger is a natural human emotion. Although occasional anger affects most people, regularly feeling angry can affect quality of life. Learn about some causes of anger, as well as what to do, here....
18:32, 08/28/2019

Saturday Forecast: Feeling more like April TUCSON – At this time last year, we were in triple digits.  An unusual May weather pattern will be around for the next week as several weather systems will move across the area bringing much below normal daytime temperatures, gusty winds and a ...
20:16, 05/18/2019

Vettel not feeling pressure despite 15 races without a win Despite 15 Formula One races without a win, four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel claims he is not burdened by his lack of form heading into this weekend's French Grand Prix        ...
21:16, 06/20/2019

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure requi...
19:48, 08/06/2019

How we met: ‘Someone I had only seen in photos was suddenly there. It was such a lovely feeling’ Robert Wilkes, 25, from Oxford, and Felipe Corrêa, 28, from Brazil, are both art historians. They met through InstagramIt was Felipe’s 19th-century photograph collection that first attracted Robert. Also, he adds: “He’s a very handsome guy.” They fou...
20:00, 05/27/2019

Getting connected and feeling safe with Lifelock Dear John: I’ve been a LifeLock customer for several years and am generally satisfied with this service. However, every so often, they have technological “glitches” during which monitoring of transactions for certain accounts is disconnected. This ha...
01:16, 06/30/2019

Sunday Forecast: Feeling more like Monsoon TUCSON  – Lingering moisture and above average heat will keep a few showers and thunderstorms in the forecast the next couple of days. This will be followed by a drop in thunderstorm chances until late in the week and into next weekend when moi...
19:16, 06/30/2019

Feeling the Heat? Blame Concrete If your city was slammed by record-shattering heat this summer, you can partly blame the stuff the city itself is made of. The scorching temperatures across Europe and the U.S. in July were made worse by one of humanity’s most widely used but l...
16:32, 08/20/2019

UTEP Miners TE Luke Laufenberg, son of ex-Cowboys QB Babe Laufenberg, dies of cancer Former UTEP football signee Luke Laufenberg, 21, the son of former Cowboys quarterback Babe Laufenberg, died of leukemia on Thursday.       ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Tsitsipas says worst feeling ever after loss to Wawrinka Sixth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas could not hide the raw emotion of defeat after losing a five-set thriller against Stan Wawrinka in the French Open fourth round on Sunday....
16:00, 06/02/2019

The Mets are suddenly feeling good about their bullpen The last time the Mets saw the Phillies, their NL East rivals were dancing all over their crushed hearts, celebrating a sweep after the third of three late-inning come-from-behind victories against Mickey Callaway’s beleaguered bullpen. The Mets have...
22:48, 07/04/2019

More and More Children Are Feeling Anxious. This Graphic Novelist Is Trying to Help. “Guts,” Raina Telgemaier’s warm, funny and realistic new graphic memoir, hits home for parents and children trying to climb out of the abyss of worry....
06:16, 09/17/2019

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling of “burn-out” is just one of the many p...
21:32, 05/28/2019

Farmers, fishermen feeling effects of trade war Impending tariffs on Chinese imports and exports have Louisiana farmers turning to sugarcane and the state’s fishermen hoping for more lucrative shrimping seasons ahead. (Aug. 30)        ...
20:32, 08/30/2019

How to Avoid Feeling Like Complete Ass After a Race Weekend This has been a learning process on my part. I am one of those people who generally decides to do everything as balls-to-the-wall as possible, which does not always make for Fun and Happy times when it comes to getting home after a race weekend feeli...
12:48, 07/29/2019

Justin Langer says Australia are not feeling sorry for themselves | Ali Martin Head coach says Australia will put Headingley behind them‘The champions all have had times of adversity’Justin Langer, Australia’s hugely quotable head coach, said he felt physically sick after watching Ben Stokes snatch the Headingley Test from his ...
02:16, 09/03/2019

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
21:32, 08/23/2019

Netflix wants to be everyone’s friend on Twitter. The feeling isn’t always mutual. The streaming service tweets like a sentient human being, but it also uses this familiar tone to address more serious issues — and that’s what can land the company in hot water....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Five ways to stop feeling overwhelmed by the news We are constantly bombarded with news, real and fake, which has been shown to cause us stress. Here, experts share tips on how to avoid becoming overanxious“Headline anxiety” is a growing problem. A report from Ofcom last week found that 78% of Brito...
11:16, 06/02/2019

Stop Feeling Bad If You're Not Saving Every Penny to Buy a Home If you feel a little behind on your homeownership goals—or if you’re wondering whether homeownership should even be one of your goals—don’t worry. First, you’re not alone. Second, it’s harder to save up for a home than it’s been in a long time....
13:48, 05/17/2019

What is the environmental cost of ironing? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the environmental cost of ironing? Am I saving the planet by being a scruff?Nick Riches,...
10:32, 07/23/2019

Kourtney Kardashian's Tips for Feeling Your "Very Best" While Pregnant May Surprise You Attention any and all expectant moms: Kourtney Kardashian has some tips for you! As you likely could have guessed, the Keeping Up the Kardashians star knows a thing or two about pregnancy......
10:48, 05/31/2019

Andrew Luck’s retirement delivers all-too-familiar feeling Forget the booing, which was merely an unfortunate soundtrack and not representative, from all appearances, of the status Andrew Luck holds in the hearts of the city of Indianapolis. Luck announced his retirement from pro football last week at age 29...
15:32, 08/31/2019

Never assume you have the slightest clue what anyone else is feeling | Oliver Burkeman We even smell things differently. Does this mean no amount of talking will ever clear things up?Every now and then, ambling through the day, you’re reminded with a jolt that the inner lives of others are an utterly foreign land, from which you’re per...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Lowry playing through pain; Kawhi 'feeling good' While Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry are expected to be fine for Game 5, Raptors forward OG Anunoby remains "a ways away" after undergoing an emergency appendectomy last month....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Modern Warfare's Alpha Has Me Feeling Good About The Gameplay This weekend, Call of Duty players on PlayStation 4 are getting hands-on with this fall’s Modern Warfare. Activision has launched an early alpha of the new 2v2 “Gunfight” mode, and so far it’s mostly good vibes and fast-paced gameplay for Infinity Wa...
18:32, 08/23/2019

How to Stop Feeling Like an Impostor, With Psychologist Jessamy Hibberd In this episode of The Upgrade, we’re discussing impostor syndrome, the psychological phenomenon wherein people question their successes and have an internalized fear of being discovered as a fraud....
15:16, 08/19/2019

Apparently Bankers Are Feeling Threatened by Elizabeth Warren CNBC’s stock market whisperer Jim Cramer went on a mesmerizing rant Tuesday about the threat that Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren’s progressive policies pose to Wall Street executives....
06:16, 09/11/2019

Trevor Bauer Enjoyed Feeling Like A Human For A Change It’s been a turbulent few days for Trevor Bauer. His start Sunday was perhaps his worst of the year, and ended with Bauer angrily chucking the ball all the way over the wall in center. For that he was chewed out by manager Terry Francona, and later f...
01:48, 08/02/2019

A ‘Calming Feeling,’ a Furor and a New Front in the War Over Anti-Semitism Representative Rashida Tlaib’s set off another firestorm with her awkward comment that she had a “calming feeling” knowing that her ancestors had lost their land in the creation of Israel after the Holocaust....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of work. But within the computer, answers were lacking. “Everything looked the same for me,” Familia said...
23:00, 06/02/2019

Joe Panik is already feeling the effects of Mets’ playoff push The feeling was strange, but sweet. It was unfamiliar, yet comfortable. For the first time, Joe Panik was playing for an organization other than the Giants. For the first time in eight years, the former St. John’s star was playing for his hometown te...
17:48, 08/09/2019

Chad Green returns to Yankees feeling fixed ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It all came down, Chad Green said Sunday morning, to “how I break my hands.” Such an adjustment, the right-hander believes, cured the affliction that had turned him from one of the best relief pitchers in baseball to one ...
09:00, 05/12/2019

As the trade war with China heats up this summer, who is feeling the chill? The number of visitors to the U.S. from China fell 5.7% to 3 million in 2018, the first decline In 15 years. So far, it’s not getting better in 2019.       ...
11:48, 06/18/2019

The importance of social media when it comes to LGBTQ kids feeling seen It is imperative to monitor kids’ safety while using the Internet, but parents should be careful not to disregard the potential positive impacts of social media apps. For LGBTQ youth in particular, the Internet can be a refuge....
09:16, 09/19/2019

Insomnia and feeling anxious? Here are signs you’re suffering summertime SAD With its longer evenings and school holidays, summer is usually a warm relief to many. But not everyone gets excited for this time of year and for some people it can actually make them feel pretty depressed. You’ve probably heard of seasonal af...
13:16, 07/29/2019

Steve Smith Says "Amazing" Feeling To Retain Ashes Steve Smith has scored an astonishing 671 runs at an average innings of 134.2, including three hundreds, despite missing the third Test at Headingley with concussion....
14:01, 09/08/2019

Cloudflare acquired an old Sun Microsystems slogan and I’m feeling nostalgic Sun Microsystem is a name seldom uttered in 2019. That’s a damned shame, because if it wasn’t for this hugely influential firm, the Internet would be a completely different place. Suffice to say, we owe it a tremendous debt. In addition to the Solari...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Mercedes target cooling after feeling the heat in Austria Formula One champions Mercedes say they are working hard to improve their cars' cooling systems for future races after struggling with overheating at the Austrian Grand Prix at the weekend....
18:00, 07/03/2019

Scotland’s Jane Ross: ‘I had a feeling we were going to draw England’ The striker believes that, despite three tough games, their improving squad can advance out of their groupJane Ross knows only too well how tough qualifying for the World Cup can be for a European nation and, as the striker recalls with obvious relie...
04:16, 06/08/2019

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Are you feeling as wiped out this morning as poor old Andrea de Cesaris is here? Well, friends, don’t worry—it’s finally Friday, and in a mere nine hours we can all relax....
10:32, 06/14/2019

British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn’t feeling any pressure PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Based on his performance in the biggest events the past few years, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has been a player many have expected to break through and win a major championship. But he’s yet to break through. Fleetwood fi...
21:16, 07/15/2019

Community thanks Rep. Grijalva for environmental work TUCSON – A special thank you to Representative Raul Grijalva on Wednesday, August 14. Dozens of community members gathered to thank the congressman for his work to protect and support public lands. They also recognized him for being a champion ...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The...
00:48, 07/18/2019

New Colorado environmental law stalls oil investment New environmental regulations in Colorado have chilled investment in the state's oil and gas fields as companies grapple with how local officials will respond to a law giving them more power to restrict energy production....
04:32, 05/09/2019

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbi...
05:32, 06/21/2019

The environmental dangers of veganism | Letter Does anyone think a move to plant-based eating that includes monoculture, habitat destruction and food miles is something we should aim for, asks Matthew LoukesThe subheading on your article (The 14 rules for going vegan, G2, 19 June) says: “The envi...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on cli...
03:32, 08/21/2019

Case against HS2 environmental protesters collapses Sarah Green and Laura Hughes raised concerns over impact on Colne Valley near LondonTwo environmental protesters campaigning against the HS2 high-speed rail link have walked free from court after a prosecution against them collapsed.Sarah Green, 63, ...
08:32, 07/18/2019

On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous? The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The investigative reporter Juliette Garside and the global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, discuss why journalists are facing rising levels of violence. A...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
01:32, 07/22/2019

Rihanna Reveals Her Secret to Feeling Confident on Her Worst Days Rihanna is putting in that "work, work, work" during Fashion Week. After showcasing Savage X Fenty's latest lingerie collection on Tuesday night for New York Fashion Week, the......
23:18, 09/11/2019

Ilott says first Formula 1 test with Alfa Romeo an "alien feeling" Ferrari Academy driver Callum Ilott says his chance to drive the Alfa Romeo Formula 1 car this week in the post-Spanish Grand Prix test is an "alien feeling"...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Porto keeper Casillas says he is 'feeling strong' after heart attack Spain's World Cup winning captain Iker Casillas, 37, suffered a heart attack while training with his Portuguese club Porto on Wednesday, but later tweeted from hospital to say he was "feeling strong"....
14:00, 05/01/2019

LLWS team feeling Jersey pride ahead of opener The preamble is over and the stage is set. Now it’s time for the Elmora Little League team to step into the spotlight. The squad of preteens out of Elizabeth, N.J., begins its run at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., when they take...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Feeling the heat? Estonian takes his sauna on the road, literally A lot of Europe has felt like a sauna this month, which makes Willem Maesalu's weird car seem even weirder: the bright yellow Audi 100 Avant is a rolling sauna....
12:32, 06/28/2019

Feeling better, Katie Ledecky will swim relay at world championships The five-time Olympic champion withdrew from two events due to illness but has been cleared to return to the pool for Thursday's 4x200 freestyle relay...
03:32, 07/25/2019

Noah Syndergaard ‘sick and tired’ of feeling unathletic on mound The sun returned, and the shock remained. No matter how many hours or days or months pass, the sight of Noah Syndergaard’s name in the boxscore, beside 10 runs (nine earned), three home runs, and three innings of work, will always be bizarre. But far...
05:32, 08/30/2019

Donald Trump Says He Has "A Feeling" US Will Make Trade Deal With China US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday that the United States and China would strike a deal in their high-stakes trade standoff. The two countries have hit each other with steep tariffs......
12:32, 06/12/2019

Albon feeling nerves and excitement ahead of Red Bull F1 debut Alexander Albon will be battling nerves and excitement in equal measure when the Thai rookie makes his Red Bull debut at this weekend’s Belgian Formula One Grand Prix....
17:00, 08/29/2019

Du Plessis Feeling "Older" After South Africa's 4th Loss In World Cup The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final loss once again came to haunt South Africa as New Zealand yet again finished on the winning side, having chased a target of 242....
00:48, 06/20/2019

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
08:00, 06/30/2019

Jerry Nadler is the other House Democrat feeling the heat on impeachment Pressure is mounting for House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to launch impeachment proceedings, but the New York Democrat is weighing dueling loyalties to eager members and to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has urged her caucus to stay the course on inv...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Beyoncé’s first ‘Lion King’ song has fans feeling the love It’s only fleeting, but if the new teaser ad for Disney’s “The Lion King” remake is anything to go by, the soundtrack featuring Beyoncé and Donald Glover is going to be stunning. The superstar pair — who play Nala and Simba, respectively, in th...
13:32, 06/21/2019

American fans feeling the heat ahead of showdown with England "We're going to smash it!" declared United States supporter Laurie in sunny Lyon on Tuesday, hours before the world champions face off against England in the semi-final of the women's World Cup....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Raptors' Nurse: Leonard 'feeling good,' Lowry 'not great' Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard's health is just fine, while point guard Kyle Lowry is fighting through significant pain, head coach Nick Nurse told reporters Wednesday....
19:32, 05/22/2019

Snooki Gets Candid About Feeling "Miserable" Ahead of Baby No. 3's Birth Snooki is ready for her son to arrive. The Jersey Shore star, who will welcome her third child in just a few weeks, has been feeling "miserable" as she gets ready to give birth.......
19:16, 05/16/2019

Even Tench is feeling uneasy as Mindhunter dives deeper into season 2 The paranoia that underlaid the professional changes and interpersonal conflict of Mindhunter’s season-two premiere continues to seep through its second episode, and even the show’s most square-jawed paragon of midcentury masculinity is rattled. Tha...
18:32, 08/16/2019

The Handmaid's Tale recap: season three, episode one – is that hope we're feeling? There’s revolution brewing in Gilead as the dystopian drama returns with a surprisingly optimistic opener. It’s almost enough to make you punch the air Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series three, on Channel 4 i...
03:00, 06/10/2019

'Downton Abbey' cast feeling the pressure ahead of movie Get out the tiaras and the best china. Hit British television series "Downton Abbey" is about to arrive on the big screen and the makers are feeling uncharacteristically nervous....
18:00, 09/09/2019

Europe Isn’t Feeling Much Pain From Trump Tariffs, Central Bank Says A study by the European Central Bank says tariffs on steel and aluminum have caused only modest economic damage, but have rattled business confidence....
15:16, 04/28/2019

The iKBC MF87 Is the Most Premium-Feeling Mechanical Keyboard You Don't Have to Build Yourself There are hordes of mechanical keyboards out there, now that old-school clicky switches have made a glorious comeback. But as any keyboard fan will tell you, the deeper you dig into the mech world, the more you find yourself on a never-ending upgrade...
17:16, 07/18/2019

I’m heading into the weekend on that JALOP GOLD chariot, and I could not be feeling finer. I’m heading into the weekend on that JALOP GOLD chariot, and I could not be feeling finer. Let’s twist the throttle and zoom into the future at a blistering rate of 1 second per second. ...
21:00, 07/12/2019

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink d...
00:32, 07/02/2019

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
19:32, 05/08/2019

He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he’s named the ‘Green Army’ against toxic pollution in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrop...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore drilling disaster. National groups including Earthjust...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Tiny houses have big environmental impacts: study Tiny houses are annoyingly cute and wonderfully impractical. They’re also good for you — and everyone else. Tiny house dwellers slashed their energy consumption by nearly half after downsizing, according to a new study by environmental design r...
01:16, 08/08/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environmental protections. Gathered Wednesday at the University of Sao Paulo, the...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Environmental laws waived for border barriers TUCSON – The United States government is moving forward with building barriers along the southern border in Arizona and California. The Department of Homeland Security recently waived 41 laws to help make that possible. Some say this will negat...
05:16, 05/18/2019

San Francisco to Get Environmental Violation for Homelessness, Trump Says President Trump said that San Francisco was in “total violation” of environmental rules because needles used by homeless people were ending up in the ocean....
03:32, 09/19/2019

Environmental protesters glue themselves to tunnels under Capitol Environmental protesters caused a ruckus Tuesday after gluing themselves to two doorways connecting the Cannon Building to the U.S. Capitol in a bid to stop members of Congress from an evening vote....
18:32, 07/23/2019

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals...
17:16, 08/05/2019

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protected areas....
14:32, 08/15/2019

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Bon Iver’s i,i and indie rock’s environmental apocalypse Bon Iver albums are not known for their scrutability. Justin Vernon has long favored words’ sounds over their meanings, peppering his albums with neologisms like “dedicoding” and “paramind,” and encrypting the lyrics further still with a dense inter-...
17:00, 08/29/2019

U.S. says it will complete environmental review for Keystone XL pipeline U.S. government attorneys say the Trump administration plans to finish a new environmental review of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada even if a federal appeals court throws out a lawsuit that blocked the project....
19:48, 05/07/2019

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 pr...
06:00, 07/24/2019

Maritime Regulator Says Shipping Environmental Efforts 'Set to Go' The maritime industry is moving full steam ahead toward overhauling how ships get their power despite dissent from some vessel owners over the impact to their operations and concerns from shipping customers over how costs will be shared across supply...
14:01, 09/13/2019

Disrupted French GP build-up left Lewis Hamilton feeling "crap" Lewis Hamilton's disrupted French Grand Prix build-up, including his attendance of a memorial on Thursday and Ferrari's bid for a penalty review, left the Formula 1 driver feeling "crap"...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemiaDoctors say numbing agent for toothache to blameIt turns out that “feeling blue” is not a figure of speech after all.A 25-year-old woman has given new meaning to the expression after she turned up at a Rhode...
19:48, 09/19/2019

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians’ right-hander doesn’t seem different. He’s determined not to let cancer change him. “I never put anythi...
09:48, 07/12/2019

Feeling stressed? Take a look at this oddly calming photo of wave-shaped clouds The mesmerizing cloud formation, known as Kevin-Helmholtz clouds, looks like waves breaking in the ocean.        ...
15:16, 06/20/2019

Cameron Mathison Says He's Feeling ''Grateful and Optimistic'' After Renal Cancer Diagnosis Hallmark channel host Cameron Mathison is thinking positively and feeling "grateful" during this time. On Monday, the 50-year-old star shared the unfortunate news that he's......
21:32, 09/10/2019

Sainz: McLaren's promising pace "sour feeling" with engine penalty Carlos Sainz Jr says he feels sour about McLaren's promising Friday practice showing because he will take a grid penalty for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix...
17:16, 06/28/2019

Teddi Mellencamp Recalls Feeling "Heartbroken" When Told to Lose 20 Lbs. for a Role Teddi Mellencamp took to Instagram on Friday to share a throwback pic and a positive message about beauty and self-worth, recalling a time when she was body shamed while trying to find work as an......
18:00, 08/16/2019

Jill Scott: Lionesses feeling mentally strong as World Cup hots up • ‘Psychological support helped composure against Cameroon’• ‘Games are going to get even more emotional,’ Scott addsSports psychologists still polarise opinion but Jill Scott is a fully subscribed believer. The veteran England midfielder is convince...
19:32, 06/25/2019

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
07:00, 05/25/2019

Rob Gronkowski feeling 'really good' in retirement, may change tune once season begins Rob Gronkowski has seemingly been playing with the hearts of New England Patriots fans ever since he announced his retirement in March – a month after the team’s sixth Super Bowl title....
12:00, 07/04/2019

Selma Blair "Cannot Imagine Ever Feeling OK Again" Amid Multiple Sclerosis Battle Throughout her battle with multiple sclerosis, Selma Blair has learned that some days will be better than others. Today, she revealed, is not one of them. "Here's a truth. I feel......
12:00, 05/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares feeling blue as Shanghai turns red Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered only a fleeting respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
20:16, 05/16/2019

Gut feeling: How a healthy microbiome helps beat stress and lift mood The microbes in our guts have a surprising influence on our brains. Now we're understanding why – and how to use them to combat anxiety, stress and depression...
00:16, 09/04/2019

The Mind Flayer is feeling chatty in the final trailer for Stranger Things 3 If there’s a weakness to the inhuman supernatural beasties roving around Hawkins, Indiana in Netflix’s hit sci-fi series Stranger Things, it’s that they’re, well inhuman. After the show killed off human villain Matthew Modine at the end of its first ...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Lizzo Is Feeling Good as Hell While Making It Rain at the Strip Club Lizzo is feeling good as hell. The 31-year-old artist took to Instagram on Sunday to share a video of herself making it rain at a strip club in Atlanta. "I COULD CRY,"......
10:48, 09/16/2019

Brit Hume says feeling self-assured led to 'the kind of rage' seen in today's politics When politicians and their supporters feel certain in their convictions and see opponents as insincere, it leads to the discord seen today in America, according to Brit Hume....
19:16, 07/16/2019

| WATCH | Jeremy Hunt 'feeling positive' on day of Tory leadership announcement Conservative Party leadership contender Jeremy Hunt leaves Lancaster House, London. Britain will learn who its next prime minister will be on Tuesday as the result of a Tory leadership contest dominated by Boris Johnson is announced....
05:32, 07/23/2019

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the performance of state-owned firms one of its big priorities, an official said on Thursday....
22:48, 06/26/2019

Parents' 'memory' of environmental stress inherited across generations While actual memories aren't passed along to offspring, new research suggests the genetic effects of environmental stressors experienced by parents can be inherited across generations....
14:32, 07/09/2019

Vinyl revival: is there an environmental cost to record sales? Many records – selling at their highest rate for decades – are PVC, which is to be banned in the EUFor an event dedicated to the vinyl revival, the setting couldn’t be more appropriate. In the mid-70s David Bowie sat in the same wood panelled room of...
00:48, 05/11/2019

USMCA has enforceable labor and environmental standards, says Sen. Rob Portman Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who is a former U.S. trade representative and former OMB director, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the economy, the trade war, and energy markets following Saturday's attack on critical oil infrastructure in Saudi Ara...
10:48, 09/17/2019

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria  has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
03:48, 08/20/2019

Global response to poverty and environmental goals 'not ambitious enough’ The global response to realizing poverty and environmental goals agreed by world leaders in 2015 has not been “ambitious enough” according to the UN Secretary-General....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisher...
14:32, 06/13/2019

Environmental activists demonstrate at Shell's shareholder meeting Environmental activists on Tuesday demonstrated outside the Royal Dutch Shell's annual general shareholder meeting, calling for the end of the use of fossil fuel....
04:32, 05/21/2019

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
04:16, 08/20/2019

Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controversial Adani Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Gal...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Edie Campbell: 'Fashion has an environmental problem – and I am complicit' With the clothing industry slow to respond to the impending climate catastrophe, how does a major model square her career with concern for the planet?Read more from the autumn/winter 2019 edition of The Fashion, our biannual fashion supplementFashion...
07:16, 09/13/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
16:32, 08/22/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration over changes to Endangered Species Act Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of the Interior to block a significant rollback of the Endangered Species Act.        ...
15:00, 08/21/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
01:32, 04/29/2019

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tu...
19:32, 06/18/2019

When calling out environmental hypocrisy is nothing but a cynical ploy | Zoe Williams Those who would benefit from climate inaction try to sabotage green politics by criticising activists. We must resist themEver since Al Gore first launched his climate crusade, the sight of any given public figure making the case for action, anywhere...
08:00, 08/23/2019

Julián Castro unveils $10 trillion environmental plan Democratic presidential hopeful Julián Castro unveiled Tuesday a $10 trillion plan to fight for environmental justice, resilience and jobs amid climate change....
22:16, 09/03/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
14:48, 07/02/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Gunmen attack prominent Colombian environmental activist BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — One of Colombia’s most-prominent grassroots activists and winner of a prestigious international environmental prize has been attacked at a meeting with community leaders. Francia Marquez, who survived Saturday’s at...
22:32, 05/04/2019

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters....
10:16, 06/17/2019

Apple launches iOS 13 public beta: 10 reasons to get the software now if you're feeling brave iOS 13 is the software at the core of iPhones. This latest program adds fresh features to the phone, from Dark Mode to improved Photos and Map apps.       ...
11:32, 06/25/2019

Why Kristen Bell Is Feeling Extra Grateful After Her Daughter's Emergency Room Visit Kristen Bell is looking on the bright side after a recent hospital visit. The Veronica Mars star took to Instagram with details from her daughter's first emergency room visit, which......
06:32, 08/23/2019

With trade deadline looming and NL East lead dwindling, the Braves are feeling the heat If last year showed Atlanta what it takes to reach the top, this year is showing the Braves what it takes to stay there. And now is the time to ask whether they possess all the pieces to do that....
07:48, 07/30/2019

Huawei has reportedly cut orders to suppliers in a potential sign that it's already feeling the burn from being blacklisted in the US Reuters Huawei has scaled back orders to suppliers and downgraded its smartphone shipments for 2019, according to a report from Nikkei Asian Review. It's potentially a sign that Huawei is beginning to feel the repercussions of its placement on a US ...
06:48, 06/06/2019

A high-stakes Jessica Jones road trip winds up feeling like a tangent In our flawed criminal justice system, there’s unfortunately often a factor that’s more important than guilt or innocence: Narratives. How you spin a story, including how you spin it in the publicity around a case, can be as important as hard evidenc...
17:16, 06/15/2019

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the hottest Olympic Games....
05:48, 08/09/2019

Toronto Raptors' success gives Canadian sports fans a rare feeling: hope The team are one victory away from their first-ever NBA title. And many in Toronto see basketball as representative of a diverse, global cityWhen Fitriya Hussein was given free tickets to a Toronto Raptors basketball game years ago in middle school, ...
07:48, 06/09/2019

James Gunn reassures fans feeling a little Thor about these Guardians 3 title rumors It’s been a weird few years for fans of Marvel’s space-based Guardians Of The Galaxy franchise, who’ve had to live through the whole cycle of watching series mastermind James Gunn first being fired from, and then later re-hired on to, its third insta...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Medical Mystery: This Injured Woman Is Still Feeling Pain Despite Putting A Large Steak On Her Eye Ann Burbank is a kind, hard-working mother of three who is sadly going through a horrifying medical nightmare. This poor woman was recently hit in the eye with a baseball and is still feeling pain despite putting a large steak on her eye....
07:00, 05/02/2019

Florenzi inspires Roma win and leaves Ronaldo feeling small | Paolo Bandini Roma stalwart was teased about his height by Cristiano Ronaldo but felt 10ft tall after opening the scoring against Juve Cristiano Ronaldo was not the first man to tell Alessandro Florenzi that he is too short. As a teenager, the Italian almost lost ...
04:48, 05/13/2019

Rashida Tlaib slammed by House GOP over statement that Holocaust gives her 'kind of a calming feeling' House Republican leaders called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to "take action" against Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., Sunday after Tlaib said that thinking about the Holocaust gave her "kind of a calming feeling."...
15:16, 05/12/2019

Massive Bylong valley coalmine in NSW blocked on environmental grounds Independent planning commission refuses South Korean company Kepco’s $290m proposalThe New South Wales Independent Planning Commission has rejected the development of a coalmine near Mudgee because of significant concerns about environmental impacts,...
21:32, 09/17/2019

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
09:48, 06/07/2019

NASA Awards Environmental Test, Integration Services Contract NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems’ Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, Maryland....
13:32, 06/19/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
01:32, 05/14/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed on Monday aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
16:48, 08/19/2019

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging polluti...
04:00, 06/19/2019

164 Environmental Activists Were Killed While Protecting Their Homes Last Year, Watchdog Says Across the world calls to protect the planet are growing louder, yet standing up against the deleterious effects of mining, logging and agribusiness continues to be fatal, U.K.-based watchdog Global Witness said in a new report Tuesday. By sheer numb...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Environmental groups sue to block Trump Endangered Species Act rollback More than half a dozen environmental groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Watch the First Clip From Ellen Page’s New Documentary About Environmental Racism In There’s Something In the Water, a new documentary premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, co-directors and producers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel introduce viewers to several women who are taking a stand against envi...
08:48, 09/06/2019

Macron Takes an Unsteady Grip on Shipping's Environmental Path French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for commercial ships to reduce their speed on the water to address climate change is music to the ears of many shipowners, but maritime regulators aren’t likely to join the chorus....
04:00, 08/30/2019

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full ext...
14:16, 06/16/2019

Fracking plans near Adani coalmine raise new environmental fears Environmentalists are concerned gas extraction near the Carmichael site will compound the impacts of coalmining on the Galilee BasinA Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells close to the Adani Carmichael mine site late...
21:32, 09/17/2019

Environmental groups sue Trump administration for weakening Endangered Species Act More than half a dozen environmental groups on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for its purported attempt to weaken the Endangered Species Act....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Environmental group putting pressure on New Brunswick to ban herbicide spraying Although the spraying of glyphosate has been reduced in some areas, "Stop Spraying New Brunswick," says all parties need to do more to have it outlawed completely....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Road rage: Norway goes to polls split over environmental policies Gilets jaunes-style movement has threatened to bring down national governmentRegional elections in Norway on Monday are being billed as a referendum on the country’s environmental policies, with the country split over road toll rises that have alread...
05:32, 09/08/2019

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former environment minister Josh Frydenberg canvassed whet...
15:16, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 3-Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
02:48, 07/19/2019

Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don't have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing number of super-fast delivery options may be leading ...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Food Waste Is a Huge Environmental Problem. Here’s 5 Ways to Reduce Yours Tossing uneaten leftovers or slimy lettuce may feel like no big deal. But a new report from the sustainability-focused World Resources Institute (WRI) says food waste is responsible for 8% of annual greenhouse-gas emissions, and that 25% of agricultu...
22:16, 09/03/2019

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
00:01, 09/19/2019

Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on Thursday....
14:32, 08/22/2019

Trump to claim US is environmental leader in spite of ripping up protections Exclusive: On Monday president will likely tout America’s clean air and water, even though he’s rescinded rules to cut pollutionDonald Trump plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections ...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communities, people of color, and indigenous communities....
14:48, 07/29/2019

UN launches drive to highlight environmental cost of staying fashionable It takes around 7,500 litres of water to make a single pair of jeans,  equivalent to the amount of water the average person drinks over a period of seven years. That’s just one of the many startling facts to emerge from recent environmental research,...
10:00, 04/28/2019

China reprimands 130 people during second round of environmental audits: Xinhua China has reprimanded 130 people and summoned more than a thousand company and government officials during a second round of nationwide environmental audits, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....
12:48, 08/08/2019

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental ac...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Trump has proclaimed America to be an environmental leader, despite moving to gut dozens of rules meant...
14:32, 07/08/2019

Matt Wallace column: I'm feeling refreshed and ready for PGA Championship challenge at Wentworth On Sunday, at the KLM Open I probably played some of the best golf of my life from tee to green and I feel like I'm getting closer to the perfect make-up of me as a golfer....
07:49, 09/18/2019

'Amazing feeling' to play abroad: Kieran Trippier on Atlético Madrid move – video Kieran Trippier has joined Atlético Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal worth at least £20m.The England full-back, who made over 100 appearances during a four-season stint at the north London club, has signed a three-year contract at the Wanda M...
05:48, 07/18/2019

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Naomi Osaka, feeling weight of expectation, is upset by Katerina Siniakova at French Open The top seed, who was seeking her third consecutive Grand Slam title, said if her disappointment could be ranked on a 10-point scale, she was “at a 100.”...
12:16, 06/01/2019

Acacia Mining says Tanzanian mine to be issued environmental protection order Acacia Mining Plc said on Friday its North Mara Gold Mine would be issued an environmental protection order (EPO) relating to alleged historical breaches of environmental regulations in Tanzania....
07:00, 05/17/2019

Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine Sierra Leoneans living next to the country's largest diamond mine are taking their government to West Africa's regional court for failing to protect them from alleged environmental lapses by the company that runs it, a subsidiary of Octea Limited...
08:00, 08/29/2019

Watch the First Clip From Ellen Page and Ian Daniel’s New Documentary About Environmental Racism In There’s Something In the Water, a new documentary premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend, co-directors and producers Ellen Page and Ian Daniel introduce viewers to several women who are taking a stand against envi...
20:16, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Venture Global's Louisiana LNG plant passes environmental test Venture Global's Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after U.S. energy regulators issued a final environmental report....
09:48, 05/03/2019

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
00:32, 08/13/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Trump administration's California fracking plan is 'dangerous,' environmental groups say The Trump administration's plan to open up more than 1 million additional acres of public and private land in California to fracking is raising alarm in the environmental community, which is challenging the proposal as "dangerous."...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
12:48, 07/08/2019

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
14:00, 05/28/2019

President Trump Touts His Rollback of Environmental Policies in an Energy State Mr. Trump claimed credit for an energy revolution that he said was largely accomplished by demolishing burdensome regulations and unleashing the potential of the energy industry....
17:48, 05/14/2019

'Vote for the climate': NSW demands environmental short film's removal from internet Create NSW contacted Screenworks, which then demanded the film-makers take down Island HomeA New South Wales government agency has demanded the removal from the internet of a hard-hitting environmental short film which urges Australians to “vote for ...
22:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the group told Reuters....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the plac...
10:00, 08/16/2019

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors (Reuters Health) - Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifestyle or community characteristics or certain pregnancy outcomes, a study in five countries suggests....
14:48, 07/23/2019

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
11:16, 07/08/2019

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promo...
22:16, 06/11/2019

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape...
15:48, 05/22/2019

More actors of color are being cast in roles traditionally played by whites — while feeling extra pressure to succeed Broadway’s Audra McDonald and Christian Dante White talk about the challenges they face: “White actors aren’t thinking, ‘I’m being white.’ They’re just being the person.”...
13:48, 08/09/2019

Survivor of London Bridge terror attack tells inquest she had bad feeling hours before her fiance was killed The fiancée of the first victim of the London Bridge atrocity tearfully revealed she had "premonitions" of a terror attack in the hours before he was struck and killed....
09:16, 05/09/2019

French Open: Johanna Konta puts faith in good feeling to banish past failings • ‘I’m trusting myself right now because of good wins’• Konta faces Antonia Lottner in fifth bid to make second roundThe facts are incontrovertible: Johanna Konta goes into the first round of the French Open tomorrow on Monday against the world No 14...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
10:00, 07/18/2019

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
10:00, 06/07/2019

Edmonton to contribute $150K to environmental projects over 2016 herbicide spraying incident After being charged with "pesticide-related" environmental offences last year, the City of Edmonton said it "takes responsibility" and will pay $150,400 towards three environmental projects....
22:00, 07/15/2019

Bosnia's rivers clogged by trash, garbage with no environmental solution in sight Neglected during the wars in the 1990s, Bosnia's waste-management problem has grown over the years, reaching alarming proportions.        ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Monday....
19:16, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
19:32, 08/12/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump joins EPA head Wheeler to boast of environmental successes Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
11:32, 07/08/2019

Plan for fish farm off Florida's Gulf Coast raises environmental concerns A Hawaiian fish farming company wants to expand into the Gulf of Mexico near Sarasota, Fla., prompting opposition from some fishing associations and environmental groups....
02:00, 09/10/2019

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
06:16, 05/13/2019

California Gov. Newsom facing new pressure from environmental groups to block drilling, fracking In the next few weeks California Gov. Gavin Newsom is slated to announce his administration’s energy policy strategy – and many environmental groups in the state are hoping it will include plans to end oil and gas drilling in the nation’s most populo...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Ellen Page documentary on environmental racism in Nova Scotia to screen at TIFF Ingrid Waldron, author of the book that inspired the documentary, says actress Ellen Page reached out to her about shedding light on the issue of environmental racism....
21:00, 08/12/2019

The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet As Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan Markle will have a maximum of two children, we ask is having less children the answer to climate change? Laura Hampson investigates...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Notre Dame Fire: Environmental Group Files Lead Poisoning Lawsuit By the time the fire at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was extinguished in April, the entire roof had vanished. Made from hundreds of tons of lead, it had melted in the high heat, dispersing toxic particles across nearby streets and buildings and into...
09:48, 07/30/2019

Kenya environmental tribunal suspends coal plant license, allows fresh study A Kenyan environmental tribunal delayed a license for a planned coal power plant in the coastal Lamu region on Wednesday, saying the builders must submit a fresh environmental study because they had failed to consult residents....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Teck's Quebrada Blanca copper mine in Chile fined for environmental violations Chilean regulators said on Thursday they had fined the sprawling Quebrada Blanca copper mine, controlled by Canadian miner Teck Resources Ltd, for violating the terms of its environmental permits....
14:32, 08/22/2019

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
13:32, 07/22/2019

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that th...
09:32, 05/28/2019

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met....
10:16, 04/28/2019

We all smell the smoke, we all feel the heat. This environmental catastrophe is global | Alexis Wright Governments of the world need to act. It’s time to speak to our planet with kindness before it’s too lateAll the raspy-voice myna birds have come here, to this old swamp, where the ghost swans now dance the yellow dust song cycles of drought. Around ...
15:32, 05/17/2019

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Limbaugh says Comey, bureaucrats feeling uneasy after Barr names prosecutor to investigate Russia probe origins Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that the reported appointment of federal prosecutor John Durham to examine the origins of the Trump-Russia investigation is quietly sending shockwaves through some precincts in Washington....
16:48, 05/14/2019

'Call of Duty' gamer Casey Viner solicited a fatal 'swatting' call. He was sentenced to 15 months in prison Casey Viner, a 19-year-old gamer who planned a hoax 911 call resulting in an innocent Kansas man's death, was sentenced to 15 months in prison Friday.        ...
23:48, 09/15/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the election campaign to do away with re-election for Brazilian presidents....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s next ambassador to the U.S....
12:16, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scaling back protections for the rainforest....
12:00, 08/27/2019

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
14:32, 06/26/2019

Amazon Echo speaker Prime Day price is back - but the best Alexa deal isn't at Amazon With so many Prime Day deals to choose from last month you probably didn't get a chance to pick up everything you wanted. Well fear not as the super low Amazon Echo price is back once again.This isn't for the dinky Echo Dot, but rather the ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
00:00, 05/15/2019

Factbox - 'This is tragic': Environmental studies student, sportswriter among victims in North Carolina shooting An environmental studies student, a human rights advocate and a sportswriter for the student newspaper were among the victims when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, killing two people...
11:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for the replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
17:48, 06/03/2019

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
16:32, 06/09/2019

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environ...
20:32, 08/20/2019

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
01:00, 07/02/2019

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
22:32, 07/03/2019

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
07:16, 08/07/2019

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
06:16, 05/27/2019

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
07:16, 07/09/2019

Sony Xperia 1 gets a price cut at Amazon – but it's stuffed with Amazon bloatware The Sony Xperia 1 is one of the most powerful Sony phones you can buy, but that means it's also one of the most pricey, with a launch price tag of $949. Amazon's got an antidote to that scary price – but it comes with a catch.If you&...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Not Feeling It Today: Ellen DeGeneres Just Turned On A ‘Magic School Bus’ Episode For Her Audience And Fell Asleep In The Corner Of The Studio We’re used to seeing television personalities at their most polished and energetic, but one studio audience in California is getting a rare look at what happens when a talk show host just doesn’t have it in them to perform: Ellen DeGeneres just turne...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
20:00, 07/20/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
14:48, 06/27/2019

Diplomats 'perplexed' Bolsonaro wants to appoint his son ambassador to US Far-right president told reporters he was considering Eduardo Bolsonaro for the position despite lack of diplomatic experienceBrazilian diplomats have reacted with scorn and dismay to reports that Jair Bolsonaro wants to make his son Eduardo the coun...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "lies"...
13:48, 07/22/2019

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has come under heavy fire from across the political spectru...
08:16, 09/11/2019

Brazilians strike against Bolsonaro's pension plans A nationwide strike has paralyzed transport in the South American country's major cities as police used tear gas to clear protesters. Many Brazilians are furious about President Bolsonaro's planned retirement changes....
16:16, 06/14/2019

Brazil Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has issued new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws after his earlier effort was rejected by the Senate. The action published late Tuesday cancels a May decree that eased requi...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Brazil deforestation monitor out after Bolsonaro blasts The president of the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon is leaving his position following criticism by President Jair Bolsonaro of the agency’s reports on deforestation...
11:48, 08/02/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
13:48, 07/04/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
20:00, 05/19/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack of experience as a diplomat....
08:50, 08/12/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
02:32, 07/20/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
03:16, 06/12/2019

Bolsonaro wants Macron's apology before taking G7 Amazonia aid The Brazilian president said he will only accept $20 million anti-fire funds from the G7 if Macron withdraws "insults". However, a spokesman later appeared to backtrack on those demands, instead insisting on control....
01:32, 08/28/2019

Biden calls environmental activist 'kiddo' as he defends fundraiser with fossil-fuel company's founder Joe Biden on Friday forcefully defended his appearance the previous evening at a top-dollar campaign fundraising event in New York City that was held at the home of a supporter who helped found a natural gas company....
01:16, 09/07/2019

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
13:00, 09/14/2019

Inside the Crackdown in Kashmir A week after India stripped Kashmir of its autonomy and imposed a communications blackout, we spent Eid in Srinagar, where security forces are stopping people from moving and speaking freely....
08:32, 08/14/2019