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Donna Brazile on AOC's criticism of Biden: Former VP not 'middle of the road' on climate change

Matt Schlapp said Wednesday on "Outnumbered" that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is "in charge" of the Democratic Party and 2020 candidates will face pressure to support her Green New Deal proposal. ...

Donna Brazile on AOC's criticism of Biden: Former VP not 'middle of the road' on climate change

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'Does that seem accurate?': Donna Brazile pressed on Biden declaring Obama administration scandal-free Former Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile was pressed by the Fox & Friends hosts Tuesday on whether the Obama administration was truly scandal-free. ...
09:00, 05/14/2019

Ocasio-Cortez assails Biden's 'middle ground' climate change plan, says it's 'dealbreaker' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed former Vice President Joe Biden’s “middle ground” climate change plan that is yet to be released, saying it’s a “dealbreaker” for the progressives....
05:32, 05/11/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devoted to combating climate change after a news report said Biden prefers a “middle ground” policy....
12:48, 05/10/2019

Donna Brazile: Dems could take Wisconsin and Pennsylvania after losing them in 2016 In 2020, Democrats could regain the purple states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin after losing them to then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016, according to Fox News contributor Donna Brazile....
14:16, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden fires back at Ocasio-Cortez for her ‘middle of the road’ remark Joe Biden fired back at Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Tuesday after she took a jab at his “middle-of-the-road” stance on climate change. Last week, Biden’s aides told Reuters that the Democratic presidential candidate was exploring &#...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters who elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that will...
11:00, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Presidential hopeful Biden looking for ‘middle ground’ climate policy Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is crafting a climate change policy he hopes will appeal to both environmentalists and the blue-collar voters that elected Donald Trump, according to two sources, carving out a middle ground approach that wil...
06:16, 05/10/2019

Could climate change submerge Joe Biden's presidential bid? The former vice-president has yet to put forward a plan to address global warming, which polls suggest is the single most important issue for DemocratsClimate change is transforming life by redrawing coastlines, turning vast areas of forest into infe...
06:32, 05/12/2019

No ‘Middle Ground’ on Fighting Climate Change, Says Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York congresswoman saying there should be “no middle ground” when it comes to climate change a...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all as...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Joe Biden is stuck in the past when it comes to climate change | Bill McKibben Biden thinks fracked gas is an acceptable way to reduce emissions. He is too stuck in the past to be a credible standard-bearer for the Democratic partyOne of the first real debates of the Democratic primary broke out on Friday – and in both timing a...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls Joe Biden’s climate change plan a ‘dealbreaker’ Joe Biden’s reported plan to deal with climate change is a “dealbreaker” for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The New York Democrat, who authored the leftist Green New Deal to fight global warming, said Biden’s plans shows a “la...
10:32, 05/11/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naive about working with Republicans on the issue....
23:00, 05/16/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agenda....
18:32, 05/14/2019

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
10:48, 05/06/2019

Kids can help skeptical parents change mind on climate change: study A study released this week by North Carolina State University showed the sway kids can have over adults in the contentious debate over climate change and what should be done to stop it....
15:32, 05/08/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
10:00, 05/20/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Klobuchar says Biden will have to continue to deal with criticism over Anita Hill treatment 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said in an interview that aired Sunday that the Anita Hill’s 1991 testimony during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas motivated her to get into politics....
12:00, 04/28/2019

Biden defends record on climate, says plan coming 'very shortly' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his environmental record and said he would release the "totality" of his climate change plan "very shortly," after Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused him of not being aggress...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Climate change could cause octopuses to go blind Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now, a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness. The study, published in the ...
16:32, 05/20/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
03:32, 05/13/2019

Biden and Ocasio-Cortez Spar Over Climate Policy in Intraparty Spat After Ms. Ocasio-Cortez attacked any politician who would take a middle ground approach to the environment, Mr. Biden said she should “look at my record.”...
16:48, 05/14/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador....
14:48, 05/14/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solutions....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Four charts that show how the UK stacks up on climate change Emission of greenhouse gases has fallen, but environmental issues are still ‘an emergency’Should the UK declare a “climate emergency” that would inform public policy and the national budget? The question was been debated in parliament on Wednesday, w...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Teachers grapple with teaching climate change Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. (May 15)        ...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government over how to tackle climate change. French President...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this month....
10:32, 05/08/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing welcome relief to a country facing severe water challenges in the era of climate change....
00:00, 05/02/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
03:32, 05/08/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
10:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. Pressure Keeps Climate Change Off the Agenda for Arctic Group The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for the first time in its history....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping out carbon dioxide...
10:32, 04/28/2019

Islanders complain to U.N. over Australia's climate change inaction A group of islanders off Australia's north coast are set to file a human rights complaint to the United Nations against the Australian government on Monday over inaction on climate change, which they say is threatening their homes, their lawyers sai...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
01:16, 05/18/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll...
17:16, 05/16/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
14:00, 04/28/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Trump at the end of the hottest year ever recorded, without debate moderators asking him a single questi...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Fed Readying Financial System for Climate-Change Shocks The central bank is ready to respond to climate-change related disruptions to the economy and is working to ensure banks’ resilience following unexpected weather events, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen Democrats running for president, only two campaigns have so far laid out deadlines for transforming Ame...
00:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardizing cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming....
05:32, 05/07/2019

Here's How Screwed by Climate Change the UK Will Be When the Royal Baby Turns 18 Archie Harrison Montbatten-Windsor, the new royal baby with a funny name and title, has sucked the oxygen out of the new cycle this week. If the headlines are any indicator, the Western world is far more concerned about the fate of a baby they’ve nev...
16:32, 05/09/2019

California wants to help fight climate change by charging diners more 25 restaurants have signed on to a program to add an optional 1% surcharge to diners’ checks to help reduce carbon footprintDining out isn’t the most eco-friendly activity, thanks to the carbon footprint of food brought in and the waste inherent in r...
14:48, 05/02/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
21:00, 04/28/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic effects on people as well as nature....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer. N...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Destruction of nature as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
07:00, 05/06/2019

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people. New research now indicates that’s already happened over the last several decades...
09:48, 04/28/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way.        ...
00:32, 05/03/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
22:00, 05/01/2019

The compelling tale of how climate change denial came to grip the US The Drilled podcast reveals how money and politics in the US beat science to create climate change denial – and how the nation could rewrite its future...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Here's what Warren Buffett thinks about climate change and investing Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, owns many businesses exposed to climate change risks, from utilities to insurance companies. Here is how the billionaire investor thinks about investing in the era of global warming and extreme weather....
09:32, 04/28/2019

US Sinks Arctic Accord Due To Climate Change Differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardising cooperation in the polar region......
09:00, 05/07/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clarify that she will put U.S. interests ahead of her own financial interests when it comes to climate ch...
12:48, 05/06/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: Discovery is trying harder than its predecessors to...
17:16, 05/02/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Guterres plans to spend three days in New Zealand where he will meet wi...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Syrup Is as Canadian as a Maple Leaf. That Could Change With the Climate. A growing body of research suggests that warming temperatures linked to climate change may significantly shrink the range where it’s possible to make maple syrup....
03:00, 05/03/2019

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “S...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activists thrust global warming onto the political agenda....
06:48, 05/01/2019

Beto O’Rourke Releases $5 Trillion Climate Change Proposal Mr. O’Rourke’s choice to make climate change the first policy focus of his presidential campaign shows just how much the issue has risen among Democrats....
18:16, 04/29/2019

Climate change takes centre stage in Australia's election Two contenders for PM have very different messages about how to address environmental emergencyAs political leaders travel across Australia to deliver their election talking points in farms, factories and sports fields, they are criss-crossing a coun...
04:32, 05/07/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
18:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to "revitalize America's economy ...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Teachers searching for climate change info find propaganda When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she’d never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit’s hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk. “It is a pretty sc...
11:32, 05/15/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
08:00, 05/16/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event on Monday night at Howard University to discuss what it will take to make the GND into law. At the ev...
06:32, 05/14/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences: diplomats The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tuesday, jeopardising cooperation in the polar region at the sharp edge of global warming....
07:48, 05/07/2019

Single-use plastics a serious climate change hazard, study warns Production must end now, says first ever estimate of plastic’s cradle-to-grave impactThe proliferation of single-use plastic around the world is accelerating climate change and should be urgently halted, a report warns.Plastic production is expanding...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is taken on climate change....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown Thursday morning by setting up a mock, 24-foot oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Moni...
11:32, 05/16/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the next few decades. On Monday, the city introduced its version of a Green New Deal and while it won’t qu...
11:48, 04/30/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pushed the issue up the political agenda....
11:00, 05/03/2019

'It has to be dealt with': what's the future for midwest towns affected by climate change? Those who have felt the effects no longer doubt climate change is happening; how to prepare for it is a different issueLarry Turner doesn’t expect to be back.“We’re going to lose our town,” he said as he hosed down what little he was able to rescue f...
05:32, 05/15/2019

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”...
21:00, 04/28/2019

America’s denial of climate change is heating up: global survey Life, liberty … and the pursuit of global warming? The United States now has one of the highest rates of climate change denial in the world, according to a new global survey. The YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project, which surveyed the 23 largest...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change | Robert Watson Nature is being eroded at rates unprecedented in human history but we still have time to stave off mass extinctionsA colleague recently described how fish would swim into her clothing when she was a child bathing in the ocean off the coast of Vietnam...
13:16, 05/06/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on German TV, the two discussed climate change, taxes, terrorism and migration....
03:48, 05/08/2019

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude for the leadership of the youth of the country in fighting climate change. ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

World "Not On Track" To Achieve Climate Change Objectives: UN Chief UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand on Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises....
09:16, 05/12/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment for generations to come....
16:48, 05/01/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a net-zero level within three decades....
14:16, 05/08/2019

Pompeo, Traveling to Europe, to Address Venezuela, Climate Change Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Europe to grapple with international competition for Arctic resources, the spread of Chinese technology, and Russian influence in both Europe and South America, including Venezuela....
09:48, 05/05/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our waste and cleaning up after ourselves and, on a related note, we’re really good at producing carbon as a ...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Climate change has U.S. fund managers adjusting agriculture investments After historic floods devastated Midwestern agricultural states this spring, some fund managers are evaluating how climate change will affect the long-term value of companies that make or sell products ranging from tractors to fertilizer....
09:32, 05/01/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill that aims to reinstate our role in this international accord. So did three Republicans, reports E&...
06:32, 05/03/2019

How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. That is not a sentence I ever expected to type. “Extinction Rebellion protests have WORKED as MPs succum...
07:00, 05/01/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act....
04:16, 05/17/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than snow during this period, something that is directly affecting wildlife like the Svalbard reindeer....
06:32, 05/04/2019

US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with other countries, with international polling finding a significant number of Americans do not believe...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awarenessProtests against climate change should be extended to the other greatest threat facing humanity, according to England’s chief medical officer, who says an Extinction Re...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal cities, and other semi-apocalyptic outcomes for planet Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem. Secreta...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Beto O'Rourke announces $5 trillion plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a four-point plan to fight climate change that includes $5 trillion for infrastructure, technology and communities related to the issue....
13:16, 04/29/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for generational change and conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison promising economic stability....
01:16, 05/16/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democrats and Republicans....
16:16, 05/15/2019

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate change would be delisted from the London Stock Exchange under radical plans for greening the economy ...
11:16, 05/10/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-year-old Yvon Chouinard doesn’t look the rock-star entrepreneur.And, when he speaks, he doesn’t sound ...
08:16, 05/10/2019

I have felt hopelessness over climate change. Here is how we move past the immense grief | Rob Law My intellectual and rational understanding of it has shifted to much more of an emotional and personal one‘Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth’s natural life.’ ‘The planet has seen sudden warming before, it wiped out almost everythin...
01:16, 05/09/2019

Fact check: Climate change is making insurance more expensive — but it’s not the only factor One expert said climate change is responsible, but there's also other factors at play such as the loss of natural infrastructure, aging municipal infrastructure and housing and finished basements....
12:00, 05/03/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing how they talk about climate change....
02:31, 04/30/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at the heart of political debate....
10:32, 04/30/2019

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate change in an urgent new episode of Last Week Tonight, referring to the situation as “critical”. Related:...
11:32, 05/13/2019

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds Most of the world’s poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries, it's the opposite....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 years ago...
10:32, 04/28/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Torres Strait Islanders take climate change complaint to the United Nations Morrison government accused of failing to take action to reduce emissions or pursue adaptation measuresA group of Torres Strait Islanders from low-lying islands off the northern coast of Australia will on Monday lodge a complaint with the United Nati...
22:16, 05/12/2019

Two Exxon shareholders to withhold support for directors over climate change response Two Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders said on Friday they would withhold their support for the re-election of all ExxonMobil directors at the company's annual meeting due to the U.S. oil major's "inadequate response" to climate change....
21:16, 05/03/2019

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier growing seasons....
02:23, 04/30/2019

News Analysis: It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened? On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on carbon emissions and coal....
04:32, 05/19/2019

Climate change: UN chief Guterres decries 'fading' global efforts Political efforts to cool climate change are "fading" as things get worse, Antonio Guterres warned. He's visiting New Zealand en route to South Pacific islands that are at risk of being inundated by rising sea levels....
07:48, 05/12/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at risk of flooding or overheating as the climate crisis accelerates and global temperatures continue to...
07:00, 05/01/2019

The Fed is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Jerome Powell says Powell wrote that the Federal Reserve viewed climate risks through the lens of potential "shocks to the system" in the form of severe weather events, rather than as a systemic vulnerability....
13:00, 05/07/2019

Climate change triggered South American population decline 8,000 years ago, study says Some 8,000 years ago, South American's climate suddenly shifted. According to a new study, the abrupt change precipitated a decline among the continent's human populations....
14:00, 05/09/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that will determine this week’s balloting.But I do know a fair amount about the climate crisis, having wri...
06:32, 05/14/2019

EU leaders vow to fight climate change, uphold rules-based trade: declaration European Union leaders pledged on Thursday to protect democracy and the rule of law, fight climate change and uphold international trade based on World Trade Organization rules among their priorities for coming years....
09:00, 05/09/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fading at the same time as things are getting worse for those feeling the effects. Guterres made the com...
08:16, 05/12/2019

World's Oldest Rainforest Is Being Cooked to Death by Climate Change, Authorities Warn Australia can’t seem to catch a break. The Great Barrier reef is still limping along after being ravaged by heat waves two to three years ago, while the people of Australia just sweated through their hottest summer on record. Now, authorities are war...
08:32, 04/30/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change....
18:16, 05/10/2019

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point? | John Vidal People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from governmentLast week a small campaign group in the staunchly conservative town of Shrewsbury called a public meeting about climate cha...
02:48, 05/15/2019

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each oth...
00:16, 05/16/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's ambivalence over the pact....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his climate change plan as most Democratic contenders for p...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which define the region's landscape....
11:32, 04/28/2019

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are leery....
04:16, 05/07/2019

Scheer calls Trudeau a ‘high-carbon hypocrite’ who is using climate change as a distraction Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will support a Liberal motion declaring climate change a national emergency if the Liberals agree to amend it to admit their climate-change plan is a hypocritical failure....
14:32, 05/15/2019

Europe May Use Trump’s Favorite Economic Weapon to Punish His Inaction on Climate Change The threat in French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks last week was easy to miss. But if he follows through, its effects wouldn’t be. More than 40 minutes into a meandering press conference, Macron reiterated his goal to put fighting c...
14:32, 05/03/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joined a conservative-led group that demands fossil fuel companies be granted legal immunity from attemp...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Republican blocked from testifying says Steny Hoyer doesn't care about climate change Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida struck back at House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Wednesday for blocking him from testifying about climate change before the Ways and Means Committee....
08:48, 05/15/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former member of Congress’ biggest climate moment to date...
13:32, 04/29/2019

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 2045 and 100% coal-free electricity by 2025....
13:32, 05/08/2019

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
11:00, 05/18/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough to save our planet. Oliver sounded the alarm in light of a new report on climate change from the Unit...
08:00, 05/13/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical waters of the South Pacific off the coast of Fiji, on a solar-powered boat....
13:48, 05/16/2019

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in the Arctic, diplomats said....
09:00, 05/02/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over 10 years to address what he called "the greatest threat we face."...
06:16, 05/02/2019

Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he released the second plank of his climate change platform.Read more......
06:48, 05/16/2019

‘Climate change will cost us more’: Ontario Green Party releases rival gas station sticker The sticker, which was revealed Thursday morning, is being offered to gas stations across the province. The Green Party version mocks the Ford government’s stickers, which were designed to attack the federal carbon tax....
07:32, 05/02/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis. For the Trump administration, it’s just another business opportunity and chance to peddle climate de...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, the United Nations Security Council held an open debate on Friday to discuss its concrete impact on pe...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Make this the year of ‘transformative solutions’ to avert disastrous climate change: UN Deputy Chief It is within our power to make 2019 the “year of transformative solutions” and “avoid the disastrous effects of climate change“, which threaten ecosystems, the global economy, health and security, the UN Deputy Secretary-General told delegates gather...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappear from the Great Dividing Range before the end of the century if global emissions continue at busines...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial is thriving in the United States. In fact, the only countries that deny climate change harder than Ame...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by unveiling a $5 trillion plan to battle climate change and reach net zero carbon emissions in the U.S. b...
12:00, 04/29/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
07:16, 05/02/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to declare climate change a national emergency....
17:16, 05/14/2019

FERC allays climate change worries to approve pipeline to move natural gas from Pennsylvania to Northeast The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission managed to allay concerns about greenhouse gas emissions to issue a long-sought permit Friday to build a pipeline to move natural gas from the shale fields of Pennsylvania to utilities in the Northeast....
19:16, 05/03/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling in light of recent reports about the damaging effects of human activity on the climate and biodiversit...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Mike Pompeo Omits Climate Change and Says Melting Ice Creates ‘New Opportunities’ for Trade at Arctic Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to talk about climate change. Nor even to agree on a text that mentions it. For the Trump administration, disappearing sea ice in the world...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
09:16, 05/20/2019

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting cl...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
15:16, 05/09/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chief’s climate action trip to Tuvalu; and Vesak Day....
13:32, 05/17/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Thursday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to subme...
21:32, 05/14/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: the family, which lives in a small, remote subsistence farming community only accessible by a winding ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
13:32, 05/11/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday, as the opening session of the Second UN Conference on South-South Cooperation got under...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Giuliani weighs in on Hunter Biden's dealings in Ukraine emerging as 2020 issue for Joe Biden Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, said on “Hannity” Tuesday that former Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter’s dealings in Ukraine represent “a case that is crying out to be investigated,” adding, “If it doesn't get investigated, w...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Jill Biden Adds Fuel to Joe Biden’s Anita Hill Fire by Saying ‘It’s Time to Move On’ Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, stirred controversy Tuesday when she opined “It’s time to move on” from questions dogging Joe Biden about his treatment of Anita Hill during the 1991 Senate co...
21:48, 05/07/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in...
10:00, 04/28/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
08:16, 05/03/2019

Cubs' Russell: Have to respect fans' criticism Cubs infielder Addison Russell attempted to walk back comments he made to the Chicago Sun-Times on Thursday in which he seemed critical of fans who boo him....
12:48, 05/10/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policy....
21:48, 05/10/2019

J.A. Happ rips Dee Gordon’s ‘ignorant’ criticism after being hit ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dee Gordon questioning J.A. Happ’s ability to pitch to certain spots led to the Yankees starter criticizing the Mariners second baseman’s reaction after getting hit on the wrist and being forced out of Thursday night’s game at ...
21:32, 05/10/2019

Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment WASHINGTON (AP) — A key Democrat says Republican Rep. Justin Amash’s accusation that President Donald Trump engaged in “impeachable conduct” in the Russia investigation isn’t enough to count as bipartisan support to launch imp...
12:32, 05/19/2019

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship in the area....
11:00, 05/06/2019

Delon honored at Cannes as festival shrugs off criticism An emotional Alain Delon received a prize for his six decade-long acting career on Sunday as the Cannes Film Festival shrugged off criticism prompted by his views on women and same-sex couples to give him an honorary Palme d'Or....
00:48, 05/20/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
07:16, 05/17/2019

Serbia introduces life sentence amid EU criticism BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers have voted to introduce life imprisonment without parole for the gravest criminal acts, despite criticism from the Council of Europe’s top human rights official. Parliament on Tuesday approved the chang...
06:16, 05/21/2019

The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. Does that mean that the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS is the Sonic-The-Hedgehog-with-human-teeth of the automotive industry? Weird that both were announced on the same day....
01:16, 05/03/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Design To Be Changed Following Criticism The internet, you might have heard, did not love Sonic’s recently revealed design for the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog movie. Now, thank the furry, blue heavens, it’s going to change....
22:32, 05/02/2019

“Buzz Kill Award” Given To Paramedic Draws Criticism PULASKI COUNTY, Ky. (LEX18)– An unofficial award given to a Somerset Paramedic for administering the most Narcan to people is drawing criticism on social media because of its name. Fellow employees gave the unofficial award to their co-worker b...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
11:16, 05/14/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog to be redesigned after criticism of film trailer Director thanks fans who objected to the appearance of the video game character and assures them it will be modifiedSonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler has announced that “changes” will be made to the forthcoming movie based on the video game aft...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic abuse.Anthony Wallersteiner, of the £12,000-a-ter...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism In a high-profile Oval Office meeting, the president expressed approval for Mr. Orban’s tough immigration policies and emphasis on “Christian communities.”...
14:32, 05/13/2019

Deflecting criticism, Malaysia's Mahathir pledges 'shared prosperity' Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday vowed to boost the economy under a model of "shared prosperity" in a bid to stem criticism that his government had failed to deliver on promised reforms since taking power a year ago....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Serial-Killing Case Shocks Cyprus as Police Come In for Criticism The police were searching for more victims after a military officer confessed to seven killings, apparently targeting female immigrants and their children....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
17:32, 04/28/2019

Mickey Callaway pushes back against roster mismanagement criticism Mickey Callaway responded Friday to the critics who said the Mets mishandled their 25-man roster during their recent road trip. The Mets played a man short for the final four games of the trip. They opted not to put Steven Matz, who has radial nerve ...
06:32, 05/11/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
16:32, 05/01/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that......
01:48, 05/13/2019

Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
16:32, 05/16/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
12:32, 05/16/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it al...
11:32, 05/17/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West Bank. In April, the company reversed its decision t...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-threatening injuries after an attack outside Anfie...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggested on Thursday....
15:16, 05/16/2019

Turkey’s president calls for a redo after Istanbul’s election — drawing international criticism The results of Istanbul's mayoral election are being scrapped and rescheduled after allegations of electoral fraud — just weeks after the opposition candidate won the contest. ...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Daniel Jones ready to stand up to criticism in debut at Giants rookie camp Daniel Jones and the Giants were both heavily criticized after New York selected the Duke quarterback with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft.        ...
20:00, 05/03/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Ilhan Omar defends Rashida Tlaib, says criticism 'designed' to 'silence' Muslim voices Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, defended her colleague, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, from criticism over controversial remarks about the Holocaust, insisting that the backlash is "designed" to "silence" Muslim voices....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boein...
13:00, 05/18/2019

Brooks Koepka admits Brandel Chamblee's criticism during Masters week made him angry Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee might not want to run into Brooks Koepka -- winner of back-to-back PGA Championships -- in a dark alley.        ...
20:48, 05/19/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
17:48, 05/09/2019

The 10 best road trips in the USA The U.S. has a grand variety of road trip-suitable routes, from straight shots across deserts to stomach-churning switchbacks through the mountains.        ...
07:48, 05/09/2019

One Belt, One Road, and a Lot of Debt There’s scant evidence Beijing is deliberately creating debt traps with its huge infrastructure-lending program. But concerns about corruption, waste and rising debt in emerging markets are valid....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Road Tripping With Diana Kennedy The 96-year-old cookbook author took an 800-mile drive from her home in Mexico up to Texas to donate her personal archives, half a century of research, to a university. Tejal Rao rode along....
02:32, 05/21/2019

Is Argentina on the road to a governability crisis? The main poles of Argentina’s political establishment are oceans apart, incapable of reconciling or even compromising on the pettiest item on the agenda....
15:48, 05/04/2019

Lincoln Co. Road Closed Due To Gas Leak LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Airport Road in Lincoln County has been closed due to a gas leak. At this time, officials do not know when the road will reopen....
17:48, 05/08/2019

Americans hitting the road over Memorial Day Weekend A record number of Americans will kick off the summer with a road trip this Memorial Day Weekend. AAA predicted 43 million Americans will head out of town for the long weekend. The majority are expected to drive to their weekend getaway. Despite risi...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Blues force Game 7 with road win at Stars David Perron's second-period goal broke the deadlock and Jordan Binnington made 22 saves as the visiting St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 Sunday afternoon to force a Game 7 in their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series....
21:16, 05/05/2019

Matt Prior: why drive a supercar on the road? For £360k, you’ll be, um, first away from traffic lights They hit the speed limit in seconds, cost thousands to repair and are guaranteed to attract a crowd Can I hand you this tiny violin? I feel like we should play a little number in sympathy for...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Here's "Old Town Road" only made with horse sounds Not too long ago, in the wake of Diplo’s remix of Billy Ray Cyrus’ remix of “Old Town Road”, we predicted that soon there would be an “Old Town Road” remix to fit the tastes of literally every single person in America. That prediction has borne out e...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Pedestrian Injured In Crash On Versailles Road LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is injured after being hit by a vehicle in Lexington. It happened around 10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Versailles Road and Alexandria Drive. Police say they found a middle-aged man lying in the road. ...
05:00, 05/21/2019

Road rage: one in five drivers admit to having confrontations News 1 May, 2019 Drivers admit to getting out of their car to argue with another driver or following another vehicle home in road rage incidents...
03:00, 05/02/2019

‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to the Top of the Charts Watch how an unknown Atlanta artist used his meme-making skills and a country-trap beat from the Netherlands to bring “Old Town Road” to the top of the Billboard charts....
03:32, 05/10/2019

Ina Road celebration taking place all weekend TUCSON- On Saturday, the town of Marana hosted an Ina Road weekend celebration to mark the end of the multi-million dollar construction project. “This is the largest construction project ever done in the town of Marana,” said Marana Mayor...
00:00, 05/05/2019

Garmin's latest GPS is designed for off-road explorers With GPS now a basic cell phone feature, and more vehicles rolling off the production lines with built-in satnav systems, the role of standalone satellite-navigation devices is diminishing. Why have an extra bit of kit in your car that needs addition...
12:00, 05/17/2019

US$84 billion? Uber is set to hit the road in this year's biggest IPO Ride-hailing company entered the final stretch of the ultimate capital-raising exercise on Friday, when it disclosed details of an initial public offering that could bring set its value at around US$84 billion....
09:00, 04/29/2019

Stretch of road in LA to be renamed Obama Boulevard LOS ANGELES (AP) — A stretch of road in Los Angeles will be renamed after former President Barack Obama during a festival and unveiling ceremony Saturday. Obama Boulevard will replace Rodeo Road, a 3 ½-mile street that runs from Culver City to mid-ci...
13:32, 05/04/2019

China's Xi says Belt and Road must be green, sustainable China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) must be green and sustainable, President Xi Jinping said in opening a summit on his grand strategy, adding that the massive infrastructure and trade plan would deliver "high-quality" growth for all....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Second-round NBA playoff predictions: End of the road for the Warriors? The second round of the 2019 NBA playoffs is set to begin on Saturday, and the matchups between the eight teams couldn't be juicier.        ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

First McLaren hybrid supercar prototypes hit the road McLaren is now road testing its first petrol-electric powertrain since the P1, set to be launched next year McLaren is due to launch its first hybrid powertrain in a non-Ultimate Series model next year, and development prototypes have been spotted. ...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Contain Your Road Trip Meals in Shower Caddies If you take a lot of family road trips, there will be times when you and your brood must consume food in the car. And all of those times, you can expect a disaster. Takeout meals are the worst. The paper bags are usually dripping with grease, the cup...
10:48, 05/07/2019

The muddle in the middle Opinion polls are giving Schiaretti 40 to 45 percent, Negri around a quarter of the vote and Mestre about 10 percent – this leaves little more than 20 percent for the other nine candidates....
10:16, 05/11/2019

Father and son fought on the road with their cars, Chandler police say One of the cars involved in the fight between a father and his adult son May 16, 2019.12 News KPNX- A fight between a father and his adult son resulted in several cars being hit and a gunshot being fired Thursday night, Chandler police said. Pol...
08:32, 05/17/2019

Android Auto redesign helps you focus on the road As helpful as Android Auto is, it's hard to deny that it feels a bit dated when you can still see some of its 2014 roots. Thankfully, it's about to get a serious makeover. Google has unveiled a new Android Auto interface that's designe...
16:16, 05/06/2019

Make Space for Your Bicycle on the Road With a Pool Noodle If your city doesn’t have bike lanes, it’s up to every car that passes you on your bike to determine how much space to give you. They often suck at it. But you can reclaim some space—specifically, the safe passing distance—by strapping a pool noodle ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Rolling Stones to hit the road as Jagger regains swagger The Rolling Stones will hit the road again this summer after rescheduling their North American "No Filter" tour, which was postponed when lead singer Mick Jagger needed medical treatment....
09:48, 05/16/2019

I'm Taking the 2019 Ford Ranger on a Road Trip; What Do You Want to Know? The 2019 Ford Ranger may not be getting as much attention anymore as trucks like the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, but it’s an important contender from arguably the truckiest automaker out there. That’s why I’m excited to take this Lightning Blue pickup on a ...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Man convicted of shooting crossbow during road rage incident PULASKI, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been found guilty of shooting a crossbow at another vehicle during a road rage incident, but was acquitted of trying to murder the other driver. The Roanoke Times reports the jury in Pulaski rendered its verdict...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Look Back at Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's Road to Marriage She may not get the Iron Throne, but Sophie Turner will always have Joe Jonas' heart. The duo of nearly three years shocked fans after Wednesday night's Billboard Music Awards by......
10:00, 05/02/2019

Rosenqvist claims first IndyCar pole at Indianapolis road course Felix Rosenqvist grabbed his first IndyCar pole by edging five-time champion Ganassi team-mate Scott Dixon in a very cold Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course qualifying...
19:32, 05/10/2019

China's billion-dollar Belt and Road party: Who's in and who's out Leaders from across the world have arrived in Beijing for the second Belt and Road Forum, drawn by the possibility of billions of dollars in Chinese funding for infrastructure projects....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Houghton Road Corridor Projects Public House TUCSON -The City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) and Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) will be having a public open house for four Houghton Road Corridor projects. The open house will be held Thursday, May 16th, 2019 from 6 P.M. t...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Just a small increase in precipitation could cause widespread road outages According to new computer simulations, it doesn't require an uptick in major downpours to cause flooding capable of knocking out large road networks....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Ride of Silence to honor cyclists killed on the road Bicycle traffic signal, green light, road bike, free bike zone or area, bike sharing / Getty Images TUCSON – Hundreds of silent cyclists are expected to gather Wednesday night to honor and mourn those who were killed by motorists on the road. Partici...
00:48, 05/16/2019

EU official: China's Belt and Road needs to be more transparent for our companies to buy in Chinese President Xi Jinping's signature investment program isn't open enough for most companies to invest, according to a top European politician....
09:48, 04/28/2019

Preview: What is the North West 200 motorcycle road race? Since 1929, an 8.970-mile stretch of road running from the picturesque town of Portstewart, through Colerain and Portrush has played host to the heroism and insanity of motorcycle road racing...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Gunshot Creek Is One of the World's Wildest Looking Off-Road Obstacles Cape York, the tropical peninsula of northeastern Australia, has been a destination for overlanders long before “overland” was a hashtag. There’s endless extreme jungle terrain up there but one spot in particular, Gunshot Creek, has been making the r...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Diary of a Song: ‘Old Town Road’: See How Memes and Controversy Took Lil Nas X to No. 1 TikTok dances. Nine Inch Nails. Billy Ray Cyrus. How an unknown Atlanta artist and a Dutch bedroom producer joined forces online to make a record-breaking, chart-topping smash....
08:48, 05/10/2019

Construction work restricts Ina Road starting Monday TUCSON – Lane restrictions will be put in place on Ina Road between Thornydale and Oldfather roads starting Monday evening for a utility valve adjustment project. From 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., the intersections will be restricted from Monday through T...
17:16, 05/20/2019

China's Xi touts more than $64 billion in Belt and Road deals President Xi Jinping on Saturday hailed deals worth more than $64 billion signed during China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) this week as he sought to reassure skeptics the project will deliver sustainable growth for all involved....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Traffic Alert: Valencia Road improvement project TUCSON – Road work will be taking place on Valencia Road over the next several days. Crews will be working on the roadway from Vahalla to Iberia from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pima County officials said traffic will be affected during those times and...
20:16, 05/18/2019

NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win "Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana\r\nPacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth straight\r\nwin."...
05:10, 05/01/2019

Volkswagen Accused of Illegally Selling Prototypes Not Fit for the Road The automaker, which is trying to regain the trust of car buyers after an emissions scandal in 2015, has acknowledged improperly selling preproduction cars....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Great fanfare as Uber gets its stock on the road, but app stalls in New York Could this be the moment the sentiment on Wall Street turned against the tech sector?Uber’s stock market debut came with all the usual razzmatazz of a big American technology IPO. The chief executive spent weeks making sweeping statements about how t...
00:16, 05/12/2019

Waze integrates Pandora for seamless road trip tunes Pandora users can now access their music through Waze, meaning you won't have to flip between the apps as you drive. From the Waze app, iOS and Android users can simply click the music icon in the top right corner and select Pandora. If you'...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Dyson patents reveal plans for electric car with off-road potential Innovative vehicle, which is being designed in England, is due to go on sale in 2021The first drafts of Dyson’s closely guarded electric car designs have emerged, showing a vehicle with unusual proportions that could be used off-road.The patent filin...
15:32, 05/09/2019

My $500 Two-Wheel Drive Postal Jeep Was a Beast Off-Road Until It Was Terrifying My $500 Postal Jeep doesn’t have four-wheel drive, and yet, on the off-road trails of Moab, Utah, it blew me away with its capability. That was right up until, when I was alone on a trail, it broke down and my joy turned to terror....
11:32, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Heavy rain causes Texas road closings, rescues The Latest on heavy rain reported across much of Texas (all times local): 6 p.m. Heavy rain reported across much of northern, western and central Texas caused widespread road closings and scattered reports of high-water rescues....
18:16, 05/08/2019

China's president aims to expand Belt and Road project China's President Xi Jinping urged more countries Saturday to support his country's Belt and Road project in his remarks at the second forum on the initiative....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Relaxation on the road: 8 luxury hotels with world-class spas Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.        ...
12:00, 05/20/2019

Road racing comes to Motorsport.tv as King of the Roads series launched Motorsport.tv will feature coverage of various international and national motorcycle road races in 2019, including exclusive as-live packages of six events...
09:48, 05/03/2019

"At Race Course Road Or Parliament": Rahul Gandhi's Debate Dare To PM Congress President Rahul Gandhi has claimed it would take him 15 minutes to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi lose face in a debate. He said at a rally in Punjab that the PM didn't debate with him as......
08:02, 05/15/2019

Punched, Throttled and Driven Off the Road. Anger Rises in U.K. Vote. Brexit has poisoned politics in Britain all the way down to the local level, where candidates in this week’s council elections have been physically attacked....
10:32, 05/01/2019

German Police Stop Over 100 Cars Involved in Road Rally This past weekend in Michigan, hundreds of rusted-out shitboxes likely spewed fluids, rust, and unburnt fuel all over the roadway, and while that event had its own share of drama, it didn’t get hit hard by the fuzz like a fancy-car road rally in Euro...
05:16, 05/07/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star witness the attorney general, William Barr was no lo...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Rage, rapture and pure populism: on the road with Nigel Farage The Brexit party leader has eschewed policies in favour of a persistent message pitting politicians against ‘the people’ Nigel Farage is barely visible in the middle of a scrum of bodyguards, protesters, TV cameras and boom mics barrelling up Merthyr...
13:32, 05/19/2019

Fern Hill Road In Taylor Co. Closed Due To Hazmat Spill TAYLOR COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Emergency Crews in Taylor County are on the scene of a hazmat spill which happened around 7:30 a.m Thursday morning. A portion of Fern Hill Rd, which is mostly residential, remains closed as crews tend to the scene...
09:00, 05/09/2019

The New Rules of Middle Age, Written by Women As a new wave of women step into their mid-centuries, books reimagining female midlife are striking a chord. “We’re not going to do our 50s the way everyone’s telling us we’re supposed to,” author Candace Bushnell says....
04:32, 05/10/2019

Barings is looking to get back into the Middle East: CEO Tom Finke of Barings says the Middle East is an important and interesting place to "build relationships" and discusses the company's plans to invest in the region....
19:16, 04/28/2019

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goa...
13:48, 05/09/2019

Pierre Kompany's long road from DRC camp to becoming Belgium's first black mayor Man City captain’s father is ex-student protester who fell foul of country’s 70s dictatorshipVincent Kompany’s life is the stuff of little boys’ and girls’ dreams. Scorer of a dazzling goal of the season, captain of Manchester City’s all-conquering P...
02:32, 05/17/2019

China's Belt and Road is expanding into this tiny eastern European country Moldova is set to sign agreements with two Chinese contractors this year to build almost 300 kilometers of roads, according to the country's State Secretary at the Ministry of Economy and Infrastructure, Vitalie Iurcu....
18:16, 04/28/2019

Autocar confidential: Skoda takes the high road, Ferrari keeps it traditional and more An electric powertrain is "not fitting right now for a Ferrari" Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry Ferrari, Skoda and Toyota lead the snippets from our automotive newsgatherers t...
17:32, 05/13/2019

Driverless electric truck starts deliveries on Swedish public road Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first....
04:32, 05/15/2019

Watch North West Dance Like Nobody's Business in Her Very Own "Old Town Road" Video The stage is yours North West! It's no secret that Kim Kardashian's eldest daughter loves to sing, dance and have some fun in front of the camera. After all, Kanye West's......
22:32, 05/14/2019

The Fiver | The football equivalent of Wile E Coyote trying to catch Road Runner Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The hope for Tottenham when they built their big, brand new, shining home (that from the air rather unfortunately looks like a toilet seat), was it would be a venue where they could watch a young, vi...
08:48, 05/01/2019

Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why....
19:16, 05/14/2019

Man busted for strapping dead wife into passenger seat during road trip A 70-year-old man was arrested on Monday after police spotted him traveling through Arizona with his dead wife strapped into the passenger seat, police said. Rodney Puckett of Oklahoma was stopped for a traffic violation in Eloy, Arizona outside of P...
23:48, 05/13/2019

"Hope China Understands Our Viewpoint": India On Boycotting Belt And Road India's decision to not join China's Belt and Road Initiative over sovereignty concerns related to the CPEC has not affected the bilateral trade ties which have seen an "exponential growth", India's......
09:32, 05/03/2019

11 Polling Party Officials Injured In Road Accident In Uttar Pradesh Eleven members of a polling party were injured when the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra on Saturday, the police said....
14:48, 05/18/2019

Skunk makes full recovery after hit by vehicle, left on side of road TUCSON – A hooded skunk is on the road to recovery after she was struck by a car and taken to Tucson Wildlife Center. Tucson Wildlife Center According to TWC, the skunk spent two days on the road before a good Samaritan discovered her and took ...
17:32, 05/09/2019

"No Road, No Vote" Group Of Nalanda Villagers Boycott Polls, Smash EVM Shouting "no road, no vote", a group of villagers in Bihar's Nalanda district today boycotted polling and smashed an electronic voting machine (EVM). The group was protesting against alleged lack of......
02:48, 05/19/2019

On the road with Bob Brown's Stop Adani Convoy: Hobart to Clermont – in pictures Photographer Matthew Newton travelled alongside the 5,000-strong protest against Adani’s proposed Carmichael coalmine, which left Hobart on 17 April before making its way to Clermont in central Queensland and on to Canberra, where it ended on 5 May. ...
01:32, 05/06/2019

Clinton: Barr's argument for the President being able to fire investigators is 'the road to tyranny' Reacting to Attorney General William Barr's testimony on Wednesday, Hillary Clinton said the notion that the President can fire any prosecutor investigating him if he feels the accusations are false is "the road to tyranny."...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Chemical plant fire prompts warnings, bridge, road closures KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a chemical plant in New Jersey has been brought under control, but road and bridge closures remained in effect and local residents were urged to remain indoors because of potential danger from fumes. Kear...
11:16, 05/18/2019

Radioactive contamination found at middle school Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said....
18:48, 05/14/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Brent oil hovers around $72 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
04:32, 05/16/2019

Oil gains 2% as Middle East conflict intensifies Oil prices jumped 2% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its oil infrastructure....
10:32, 05/16/2019

Eni expands its Middle East presence with new exploration Eni reached accords for exploration in two areas of Oman, one in partnership with BP, a day after it announced new exploration in Bahrain and the UAE....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Brent oil moves toward $73 on Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third day running as fears of supply disruption amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed swelling U.S. crude inventories....
08:00, 05/16/2019

How the hustle and gig economy is choking the middle class Full-time gig workers won't be recognized as full-fledged employees — at Uber, Lyft and elsewhere — anytime soon. The DOL says they aren't entitled to health insurance and other benefits that would force companies to follow federal minimum-...
09:32, 05/04/2019

Don Cherry doubles down on his 'jerks' criticism of the Hurricanes: Their fans are 'front-runners' CBC broadcaster Don Cherry doubled down on his 'jerks' criticism of the Hurricanes, this time calling their fans 'front-runners.'        ...
14:48, 05/06/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why....
13:48, 05/14/2019

FOCUS-Nissan faces long, rocky road to cut U.S. discounts, rental sales Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Tuesday it had hit "rock bottom" with a 45% drop in annual operating profit. The automaker's troubles in the United States, including a failure to deliver on a slew of promises to dealers, are a major reason why....
13:48, 05/14/2019

World Bank's new president skips China's Belt and Road for Africa trip Nearly 40 world leaders and scores of finance officials, including International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, are gathered in Beijing for China's second Belt and Road infrastructure summit, but the World Bank's new president is ...
10:16, 04/28/2019

Road warriors share their best advice for surviving the busy summer travel season Business travelers share their best advice about where and when to book, how to travel more comfortably, and how to survive a crowded flight.        ...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Police: Officer driving home hits, kills woman lying in road JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer driving home after work ran over and killed a woman who was lying on a Florida expressway. The Florida Times-Union reports that a Jacksonville officer was driving a marked patrol vehicle when...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Super-sub Marriott sends Derby to Wembley after incredible game at Elland Road "Championship Play-off Semi-final Second leg, Elland Road – Leeds United 2 (Dallas 24’, 62’) Derby County 4 (Marriott 45’, 85’, Mount 46’, Wilson P 58’)"...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Husband 'strapped dead wife's naked corpse into car seat and went on road trip' A HUSBAND wearing just his underpants strapped his dead wife’s naked corpse into the passenger seat of his car and went on a road trip, police have claimed....
16:48, 05/15/2019

China puts gentler face on Belt and Road, hits back at critics China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday, saying it must do more to explain the program and boost sustainability even as state media hit back at critics....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Begins Road Show In Delhi: LIVE Updates Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will hold two roadshows in Delhi today. Her first roadshow began in the North-East Delhi Lok Sabha constituency and second one will be taken out from......
04:32, 05/08/2019

Sunny Deol's "Gadar" Hand Pump Moment In Gurdaspur Road Show BJP's new star recruit, Sunny Deol, was given a hand-pump by supporters at his roadshow in Punjab's Gurdaspur, from where he will be contesting the Lok Sabha elections....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Belt and Road forum: China's 'project of the century' hits tough times Raft of countries including Turkey have refused to attend latest summit amid growing concern about debt diplomacy As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials will be working hard to defend the flagship project...
14:32, 05/01/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
00:00, 05/16/2019

Amazon Targets Middle East With Arabic Website Amazon.com Inc. said it is diving deeper into the Middle East’s burgeoning market for online sales, launching the first Arabic-language site under its own brand in a country better known for over-the-top malls: the U.A.E....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Travis d’Arnaud gets traded into middle of AL East race Travis D’Arnaud is on the move again and the Yankees could be seeing him soon. The Dodgers traded the former Mets catcher to the Rays on Friday for cash considerations, according to reports. The Tampa Bay Times was the first to report the deal. The m...
21:32, 05/10/2019

U.S. to unveil economic plan for peace in Middle East The plan, which has been two years in the making, envisions large-scale investment and infrastructure work in the Palestinian territories. But the central political elements remain mostly unknown....
17:16, 05/19/2019

Securing the U.S. middle class may depend on college. Does a degree still pay off? Even at the worst of the 2007 to 2009 recession the unemployment rate for college degree holders barely reached 5 percent, half of what the less educated faced and proof of the value of higher education....
14:48, 05/10/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists Oil futures were up more than 1% on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East grew, with a Saudi-led coalition launching air strikes in retaliation for recent attacks on its crude infrastructure....
14:48, 05/16/2019

Persecution driving Christians out of Middle East – report Millions uprooted from homes, says UK-commissioned report, with many jailed and killedPervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, ac...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
00:00, 05/10/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
12:00, 05/10/2019

RPT-Cashing out in Uber's IPO: China, Russia and the Middle East In 2015, Uber Technologies Inc went on a fundraising spree in China, tapping venture capitalists and state-backed corporations for cash and connections to try and navigate the Chinese regulatory environment....
01:16, 05/10/2019

Fear the Man in the Middle? This company wants to sell quantum key distribution Enlarge / That's a lofty promise you got there, quantum key distribution company. (credit: Quantum XChange) When reviewing the WireGuard VPN last fall, one of the things that came up was WireGuard's support for an optional, additional PSK (Pre Shar...
04:48, 05/02/2019

5 students involved in meth incident at middle school WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say five students were involved in an incident involving methamphetamine at a Kentucky middle school. Letcher County Schools Superintendent Denise Yonts told news outlets that one student was taken to the hospital o...
08:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
03:00, 05/10/2019

Trump would consider sending 'a hell of a lot more' than 120,000 troops to Middle East President Trump acknowledged on Tuesday that he would consider sending 120,000 troops, or more, to the Middle East to deal with Iran, even as he called the report "fake news."...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Why fintech startups need to tap into the disappearing middle class (VB Live) What’s the difference between the fintech startups that succeed and those that don’t make it out of the gate? This VB Live event your chance to find out.Read More...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Millennials are being left out of the world's middle class, research says Millennials are being squeezed out of the world's middle class as incomes stagnate and costs rise, according to research by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)....
09:32, 04/28/2019

How medical bills are crushing America’s middle class Americans are losing the battle against oppressive medical bills. A new report from American Cancer Society researchers reveals that more than half of all Americans struggle with healthcare costs, often delaying care to keep medical bills at bay. The...
10:48, 05/02/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
08:32, 04/30/2019

How becoming a Samaritan helped me beat middle-aged angst Listening to people in need has enabled me to process my own emotions and appreciate the complexity of lifeA ghostly, grey rubbery screen bulges with indistinct, yet recognisably human, shapes: a hand here, a face there. An unsettling hum underlies e...
05:00, 05/20/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
07:00, 04/30/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
21:32, 05/07/2019

Ex-priest who got teen pregnant can keep job as middle school teacher A veteran New Jersey teacher who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl and eventually got her pregnant — all while he was a Catholic priest — will be allowed to keep his job dealing with middle schoolers, a state arbitrator has ruled. For...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Iran labels all U.S. troops in Middle East as terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Cops arrest Michigan man in the middle of ‘killing spree’ A Michigan man was pulled over while he was in the middle of a “killing spree” — and even showed officers photos of his victims, according to police. The 26-year-old suspect was busted in connection to a double homicide after a pani...
06:16, 05/13/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of climate change, Secretary-General António Guterres sai...
10:00, 04/28/2019

| Sesame Street: Watch as New York City names road after groundbreaking children's TV show A New York street has been renamed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the children's show. West 63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway will now officially be known as Sesame Street....
11:16, 05/02/2019

"Old Town Road" now has a music video starring Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Diplo Maybe you’ve gotten a little tired of “Old Town Road,” what with all its remixes and remixes of remixes. Fact of the matter is, however, America simply cannot get enough of taking its horse to the Old Town Road—not even a new single by Taylor Goddamn...
18:00, 05/17/2019

Trey Gowdy: Investigators assigned to examine Russia probe origins have 'easy road map' Former congressman Trey Gowdy appeared on "Hannity" Monday where he reacted to Attorney General William Barr appointing  a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation saying he had an "easy road map."...
20:16, 05/13/2019

To Stop Dalit Baraat, Patidars Block Road, Hold Yagnas In Gujarat Village Police had to resort to a baton charge on Sunday after members of the Patidar community allegedly stopped a Dalit man's wedding procession in Gujarat's Aravalli district and the two sides threw stones......
19:00, 05/12/2019

L.A. Museum Opens New Exhibit of Dystopian Vehicles From Movies Like Blade Runner and Mad Max: Fury Road If you’ve never been to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, you have to go. And there’s no better time than this year, as the museum opens up a new exhibit of vehicles from TV and movies that looks cool as hell.Read more......
10:16, 05/03/2019

Man City parade 2019 route: Trophy celebration road closures, victory times and more The next phase of Manchester City's trophy celebrations continue today, with staff and players set to follow the usual tradition of embarking upon an open-top bus parade through the city centre after a historic domestic treble....
04:00, 05/20/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration designed to increase “maximum pressure” on Iran....
09:00, 05/06/2019

U.S. cautions airlines flying over Middle East after tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is advising commercial airlines flying over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to use caution in the wake of elevated tensions between the United States and Iran. ...
14:16, 05/18/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
19:16, 05/05/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrelenting force” against Tehran has raised US-Iran tensions to a new high. But its impact is not confine...
13:16, 05/06/2019

The Latest: US ready to shift military assets in Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 6:45 p.m. American officials say the U.S. is poised to move more military assets to the Middle East in response to perceived threats from Iran. Officials say two additional...
17:48, 05/08/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administration has called a dangerous threat from Iran, a report said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patric...
23:48, 05/13/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders rally against 'middle ground' on Green New Deal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., rallied Monday night against “middle ground” policies in combating climate change....
22:32, 05/13/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobilization. The task force will consist of B-52 bombers and a U-S carrier strike group. U-S central c...
02:48, 05/08/2019

Pompeo: Iran is a ‘major destabilizing force’ in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has called Iran a “major destabilizing force in the Middle East” and warned Tehran’s hardline mullahs that the US would do what it takes to protect American interests. “What we’ve seen from the Iranians is increased thr...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
19:16, 05/15/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in Germany to inaugurate a place of worship for the growing community....
03:17, 05/14/2019

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
13:32, 05/16/2019

The Souvenir: how Joanna Hogg humanises 'middle-class problems' In the British writer-director’s fourth film, she tells an impactful, semi-autobiographical tale that puts the elite under the microscopeThe fourth and best film to date by the British writer-director Joanna Hogg, The Souvenir is at once a piercingly...
02:48, 05/15/2019

Oil rises as Middle East tensions mounts, set for weekly gains Oil prices rose again on Friday and were on track for the first weekly gains this month, as rising tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions....
21:48, 05/16/2019

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
02:16, 05/17/2019

This Sexy Sci-Fi Game Was Embarrassing But Fun Until It Started Sexualizing a Middle Schooler I was going to write a post about how recently-released visual novel Our World Is Ended would be much better if the engaging science fiction story wasn’t interrupted by characters talking about boobs. Then middle school programming whiz Tatiana showe...
00:32, 05/07/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
10:32, 05/17/2019

U.S. warns merchant ships of possible Iranian attacks in Middle East U.S. commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to U.S. interests posed by Tehran, the U.S. Maritime Administration said in an advisory....
09:16, 05/10/2019

Don’t let Trump steer Middle East off cliff, Palestinians urge EU Foreign minister says world has left peace process in hands of a reckless driverEurope must respond collectively to Donald Trump’s imminent “deal of the century” in the Middle East and not leave everything in the hands of a “reckless driver” who is p...
11:16, 05/17/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats from Iran to U.S. forces there....
16:32, 05/07/2019

US middle market loan yields fall amid low dealflow NEW YORK, May 3 (LPC) - Middle market institutional term loan yields fell in the second quarter of 2019, reversing six consecutive quarters of upward momentum, as investor demand continues to exceed a limited supply of deals....
12:48, 05/03/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the International Monetary Fund....
00:00, 04/29/2019

Iran tells Middle East militias: prepare for proxy war Exclusive: Top military leader delivers message at Baghdad meeting as tensions riseIran’s most prominent military leader has recently met Iraqi militias in Baghdad and told them to “prepare for proxy war”, the Guardian has learned.Two senior intellig...
14:32, 05/16/2019

Canada Letter: Are Middle-Class Canadians Still the World’s Richest? Five years ago, an analysis by The Times found that middle-class Canadians had surpassed their American counterparts. But class is as much a state of mind as it is about numbers....
13:48, 04/28/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Baby Sussex Has Hollywood Roots: Inside Meghan Markle's Steep Road to Fame Before She Became Royal Meghan Markle was hardly the first commoner, or even the first American, to marry into Britain's royal family. Members of the sprawling clan have been settling down with people devoid......
07:48, 05/06/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
07:00, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
11:16, 04/30/2019

With South Africa at a Crossroads, President Seeks Middle Path in Vote President Cyril Ramaphosa has positioned himself as a voice of moderation in the battle for South Africa’s future, as he seeks a full term in Wednesday’s election....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Ohio middle school closed after radioactive contamination detected in building "It is the position of the Board that any level of contamination on or near our school is unacceptable."        ...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Kid Rock plans giant ‘middle finger’ sculpture for his Nashville property Kid Rock has made his reputation in part by being an iconoclast – one who raises a middle finger to society’s conventional ways of thinking and acting. Now the 48-year-old rocker, who was born Robert James Ritchie, plans to plant a giant middle-finge...
23:48, 04/30/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to buy Schlumberger's Middle East onshore drilling rigs business in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq and Pakistan for $...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces," but did not provide any details on the...
17:16, 05/06/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced around $2 million (Rs. 13.95 crore approx.), the......
06:00, 04/30/2019

UK eyes middle of next week deadline for Brexit talks with Labour: reports The British government wants talks with the opposition Labour Party on a Brexit compromise to reach a conclusion by the middle of next week, several British journalists reported on Tuesday citing unnamed sources....
06:00, 04/30/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
09:00, 05/13/2019

In South Africa Elections, A.N.C. Can’t Count on Black Middle-Class Voters President Cyril Ramaphosa is pushing to win back the support of black middle-class voters in Wednesday’s election, but many are outraged over the endemic corruption in the African National Congress....
03:48, 05/07/2019

One student arrested in connection to shooting threat at Tortolita Middle School TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has arrested one student after an investigation into a threat a student made about “shooting up the school.” In a letter sent out by Tortolita principal, Rex Scott, he emphasized t...
00:00, 05/15/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran or Iranian-backed proxies using explosive charges, a source told Fox News on Monday evening....
17:48, 05/13/2019

Watch: Drivers perform dangerous stunts in middle of California highway Authorities in the Los Angeles area are investigating a video showing freeway traffic being blocked by drivers doing burnouts and other dangerous stunts....
15:00, 05/07/2019

'Playing Catch-Up in the Game of Life.' Millennials Approach Middle Age in Crisis New data show they’re in worse financial shape than every preceding living generation, and may never recover. Their woes have delayed traditional adult milestones in ways expected to alter the nation’s demographic and economic contours....
07:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack, national se...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
13:48, 05/19/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war....
17:16, 05/19/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said......
20:32, 05/05/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on Friday, in the latest U.S. response to what Washington sees as a growing threat from Iran....
18:48, 05/10/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan for the Middle East, indicating it would pull back from longstanding mentions of a two-state soluti...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Seth Curry, Will Barton in middle of eye-poking, ‘sassy’ NBA playoff fight Game 6 of the Nuggets-Blazers playoff series turned a bit “sassy.” Things got heated midway through the final period after Nikola Jokic was called for an offensive foul and the players got into a shoving match and had to be separated. Aft...
10:48, 05/10/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it calls military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is moving short-range ballistic missiles onto small boats....
05:16, 05/11/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran: Bolton The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a clear message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with "unrelenting force," U.S. national security adviser John...
18:32, 05/05/2019

Is Joe Biden as Electable as He Says? Joe Biden has been campaigning like he’s already won the Democratic nomination. In his first few forays in early-voting states, the former vice president has talked past his Democratic primary opponents and aimed squarely at the up-for-grabs vo...
17:16, 05/08/2019

How liberal was Joe Biden? “I was always labeled as one of the most liberal members of the United States Congress. If it makes you progressive to mean that you are for Medicare for All or it makes it progressive, t......
01:48, 05/17/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational campaign for the realization of women’s rights; an...
15:48, 05/06/2019

Dog dragged from back of truck suffers road rashes, bloody paws; homeless driver, 58, charged, police say A Florida homeless man was arrested on animal cruelty charges Wednesday after allegedly dragging a pit bull behind his pick-up truck, badly injuring the dog.  ...
07:00, 05/09/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Indonesian 'Belt and Road' high-speed rail link expects $18 bln from satellite towns The Indonesian-Chinese consortium building a high-speed rail link between the capital Jakarta and the textiles hub of Bandung expects to earn $18 billion developing satellite towns and industrial centres along the line, a company official said....
00:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran: Pentagon chief U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of indications of a "credible threat by Iranian regime forces."...
12:48, 05/06/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June, seeking to encourage investment in the Palestinian t...
13:48, 05/19/2019

The Mastermind Behind The College Admissions Scandal Used To Be A Crazy Middle School Basketball Coach The members of a middle school basketball team that represented a Jewish Community Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were not expecting the 2001 season to be an auspicious one. The previous season had produced mediocre results, and there was no reason to ex...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Up to 1 million animal species may be at risk of disappearing — yet another sign we're in the middle of a 6th mass extinction Dionell Datiles/EyeEm/Getty The world may be in the throes of a mass extinction, the sixth time in the planet's history that species are experiencing a major global collapse in numbers. Historically, mass extinctions have been caused by catastrophic...
17:48, 05/03/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible threats" that Iran plans to attack American forces and interests there....
14:32, 05/10/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in the Security Council on Tuesday, cataloguing further terrorist acts, attacks against civilians, repri...
15:00, 04/28/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
02:16, 05/03/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. envoy for international negotiations, gave some clues this wee...
12:32, 05/11/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a major customer for Iranian oil, held talks with Mo...
04:16, 05/17/2019

The middle-aged women of Netflix's Dead To Me hold far greater appeal than its thrills There’s a moment in the first half of Dead To Me, a kind of black comedy thriller from Liz Feldman, that both neatly summarizes the dynamic between the two leads played by Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini and also points to the type of format...
07:00, 05/03/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for additional military strength amid rising tensions with Iran....
10:00, 05/11/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential statehood....
19:00, 05/19/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft carrier force sent to counter alleged threats from......
17:32, 05/10/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targets in the Middle East in a bid to disrupt industrial production. OT consists of machinery equipment,...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Middle school students allegedly fed urine-and semen-filled crepes to teachers Worst class ever? A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine-and-semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report ...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in the Middle East....
21:48, 05/14/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have announced....
21:48, 05/05/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies consider a legitimate political force....
03:16, 05/06/2019

‘Probably fake news’: Trump disputes report about sending troops to Middle East President Trump on Tuesday slammed a report in the New York Times about a plan to send up to 120,000 US troops to the Mideast for a possible confrontation with Iran as “fake news” — but added that if he did send in the military, it would be “a ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Iran or their allies....
08:48, 05/06/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization, it would hamper democratization efforts in the Middle East and serve militant groups like Islamic...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Seriously What Planet Is Joe Biden Living On Joe Biden is the current Democratic frontrunner for president. He also happened to be the vice president for eight years under the last Democratic president, Barack Obama, which makes Joe Biden’s apparent belief that the Republicans are just one pres...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
09:32, 05/17/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President Trump's allegations of "clear threats" from Iran....
13:00, 05/13/2019

Report revealed at Ai Everything Summit in Dubai shows Middle East on pace with global counterparts Middle East companies are on pace with their global counterparts when it comes to the adoption of artificial intelligence but have some distinct differences, such as how management views AI and their trust in the technology, industry experts said.Acc...
06:16, 04/30/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaffirmed the Organization’s deep engagement in a “surge of diplomacy for peace,” to “untie the Gordian...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from the Iranian government....
22:16, 05/05/2019

US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions WASHINGTON (AP) — US official: Initial assessment suggests Iran was involved in Middle East ship explosions....
17:16, 05/13/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and our democracySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker wit...
04:00, 05/03/2019

US Navy fleet sent to Middle East to ward off threats represents a target, Iranian commander says A U.S. Navy fleet sent to the Persian Gulf to ward off a potential threat to American commercial interests represents a target instead of a serious threat, a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said Sunday....
23:00, 05/12/2019

Birth of Middle Earth: Tolkien biopic explores beloved author’s early years Enlarge (credit: YouTube/Fox Searchlight) Teasing out the myriad influences on any artist creating a timeless masterpiece is tricky business, but Finnish director Dome Karukoski does an admirable job of it in Tolkien, an evocative dramatization of ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Sanders says 'there's no question' who is more progressive between him and Biden Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden go back a long ways. But the two Democratic frontrunners are going to have to put aside their friendly relationship as they each vie to be their party’s nominee in the 2020 presidential election....
12:00, 05/05/2019

In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden Finds Support Where He Most Needs It Despite doubts about his candidacy, Joe Biden begins the race with substantial support from three key constituencies in his native state, a place the Democrats can’t afford to lose again....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Trump: Joe Biden Isn’t Pretty or Smart Enough to Box With the God President Donald Trump’s old ass is age shaming his potential opponents for the presidency as he believes the only real challengers for the Iron Throne (and no, I’m not talking about Trump’s special toilet) are former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, an...
18:16, 05/15/2019

Trump brags he’s ‘sharper’ and better-looking than Joe Biden President Trump wants voters to know he has better looks, and a “sharper” mind, than Democratic front-runner Joe Biden. The president on Wednesday tweeted a Washington Examiner story covering rare praise he received from Joe Scarborough, ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden says he’s open to breaking up Facebook HAMPTON, N.H. — Joe Biden said he would be open to breaking up Facebook, a sign of the deep skepticism among many Democratic presidential contenders about the power of massive technology firms. In an interview on Monday with The Associated Press, the...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Joe Biden raises record $6.3M in first 24 hours Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign announced Friday that he raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his presidential candidacy, outpacing his Democratic competitors....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Trump says Biden is ‘very naïve about China’ “If Biden actually said that, that’s a very dumb statement,” the president said in response to Biden’s claim Wednesday that China “is not competition for us.”...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Ohio middle school students under investigation for allegedly putting bodily fluids in teacher’s crepes A group of middle school students in Ohio allegedly served urine-and-semen-filled crepes to their teachers during a “gourmet” cooking competition — and are now being investigated by the local authorities, a report says....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Minnesota Superintendent Promises 'Aggressive Action' After Middle School Teacher Filmed Using Racist Language Wendy Brilowski, a teacher in Highland Park Middle School, Minnesota, has been placed on leave after video proof showed her hurling racial slurs to students. Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Joe Gothard has vowed to take appropriate action af...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. official told Fox News on Monday....
08:48, 05/06/2019

So Kind: When This Group Of Middle School Boys Saw An Old Man Sitting Alone At A Restaurant, They Generously Informed Him Of All The Things He Be Lookin’ Like Here’s a heartwarming story that shows how small acts of kindness can mean the world to someone going through a tough time: When this group of middle school boys saw an old man sitting alone at a restaurant, they generously informed him of all the th...
13:48, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden rakes in $750K at Hollywood fundraiser LOS ANGELES — Joe Biden raked in over $750,000 during a fundraiser attended by Hollywood powerbrokers, a major haul that demonstrates the entertainment industry’s lasting affection for the former vice president. Biden’s 2020 Democratic pr...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Biden says Trump is going to 'squander' the economy he got from Obama PHILADELPHIA — Former Vice President Joe Biden ripped into Donald Trump during his rally in Philadelphia Saturday afternoon, saying that the president would "squander" the economy he inherited from the last administration....
12:32, 05/18/2019

Biden's son under scrutiny for helping China spy on Muslims The son of Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden is under scrutiny for allegedly investing in a surveillance app used to spy on Muslims in China....
10:48, 05/04/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certainly it would be an appropriate thing to speak to h...
09:32, 05/11/2019