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Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border

Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats indicated to Republicans late T...

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border

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Congress scrambles to agree on emergency border bill as White House, liberal Dems clash A bill to provide $4.5 billion in emergency funding for the escalating humanitarian crisis at the border was on the rocks Tuesday as the White House threatened to veto over restrictions that would "hamstring" immigration enforcement -- and liberal De...
09:48, 06/25/2019

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
10:16, 06/19/2019

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, have forged a tentative agreement on a $4.59 billion supplemental appropriations package for the border ...
21:32, 06/18/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal – help with the humanitarian crisis in Tucson...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Sheriff Mark Napier discusses humanitarian crisis and border safety TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is fresh off his trip from Washington D.C. after testifying before a congressional subcommittee about border security on Capitol Hill. “This is a very critical problem for our nation,” said Sheriff ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Yemen's southern separatists agree to Saudi call for ceasefire in Aden Yemen's southern separatists agreed on Sunday to a Saudi-led coalition's calls for an immediate ceasefire in Aden, seat of the internationally recognized government, they said in a statement....
17:16, 08/10/2019

Trump and Dems agree US infrastructure needs a $2 trillion fix, but 5 states are in the best shape America's infrastructure needs a major overhaul, yet Washington is stalling. Despite the administration's inaction, these five states have managed to make impactful investments to ensure economic stability and improve its residents' we...
05:16, 07/10/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
15:00, 04/28/2019

White House Asks Congress for Billions More in Border Funding The White House asked Congress on Wednesday for $4.5 billion in emergency funds to deal with an influx of migrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border....
12:32, 05/01/2019

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test The U.S. House of Representatives took its battle over the Trump administration's border wall to federal court on Friday, urging a judge to stop billions of dollars from being transferred toward construction of the barrier without approval by Congres...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: Every town is a border town until we secure the southern border Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R, Tenn., has expressed her support for President Trump's new immigration crackdown and revealed she plans to introduce legislation of her own to improve the crisis at the southern border....
13:32, 05/17/2019

California Dems agree to full health benefits for low-income illegal immigrants, in swipe at Trump In a stance to distance itself from President Trump’s administration, California is set to become the first state in the country to pay for tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have full health benefits....
20:00, 06/09/2019

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
23:16, 06/03/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
22:16, 04/29/2019

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
10:32, 06/05/2019

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
03:16, 06/05/2019

Raging rep to do-nothing Dems: Do your job — that’s a border! Frustrated by yet another House Judiciary Committee meeting about the border crisis, Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) stopped his opening statement yesterday to castigate his colleagues for doing nothing about it. The Democratic majority has not introduced ...
23:16, 07/25/2019

US will not provide flu shots to all detained migrants at southern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed Tuesday that they would not be providing flu shots to migrants and refugees at the southern border despite the flu-related deaths of three children....
18:32, 08/20/2019

Judge won’t block US asylum restrictions at southern border FILE – In this July 17, 2019, file photo, a United States Customs and Border Protection Officer checks the documents of migrants before being taken to apply for asylum in the United States, on International Bridge 1 in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. On ...
08:32, 07/24/2019

TSA to deploy hundreds of personnel to southern border: report Hundreds of TSA personnel — including air marshals—are being redeployed to the southern border with Mexico to help handle the migrant inflows as the summer travel season heats up, according to a new report. The Transportation Security Administration ...
06:16, 05/15/2019

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
11:00, 07/16/2019

'Express deportations' surge on Mexico's southern border Government statistics show that Mexico's deportations of migrants from Central America, Cuba and Haiti surged in April, adding to their despair as they wait for days to obtain immigration documents....
13:16, 05/03/2019

Mexico says immigration efforts focused on southern border President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico’s tightening of immigration controls has focused “more than anything” on regulating entries at its southern border...
08:48, 06/25/2019

AOC demands apology from Kevin McCarthy for chaos on the southern border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., has called on House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy R-Calif, to apologize for the chaos on the southern border....
10:48, 06/25/2019

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
20:16, 06/08/2019

Mexico is busing asylum-seeking migrants to southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is busing migrants who have applied for asylum in the United States to southern Mexico. About 30,000 migrants have been sent back to northern Mexican border cities to await U.S. asylum hearings under ...
13:16, 08/17/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
12:32, 06/19/2019

Arizona Democrats urge DHS to send FEMA to southern border Five House Democrats from Arizona on Monday asked the Department of Homeland Security to consider deploying Federal Emergency Management Agency resources and personnel to help respond to the "humanitarian crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border....
16:00, 05/06/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
06:32, 05/23/2019

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an of...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
09:16, 06/11/2019

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caught about 10 a.m. last Wednesday by a US Border Pat...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Authorities meet to discuss cartel violence along southern border TUCSON- Local and state authorities are working together to address the increase of deaths on the doorstep of the southern border due to cartel violence. Cartel members are now seeking asylum in Douglas and Naco, Arizona for what they say is a credib...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Trump seeks $4.5 billion to help with surge in migration at southern border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for $4.5 billion in immediate emergency funding to help address a surge in migration at the U.S. southern border, saying the situation has overwhelmed government resources....
11:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Dems to propose changes to Senate border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and emergency border aid (all times local): 8 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will propose changes to a $4.6 billion Senate-approved border bill to add new requirements for care of migrants. The...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
16:32, 05/23/2019

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migration — from Venezuela — has already begun....
20:00, 05/11/2019

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Mexico must bolster southern border to address migration: foreign minister Mexico must expand migration facilities on its southern border with Guatemala to ensure it makes a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migrant flows, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Guatemalan 16-year-old dies in US custody after arriving to southern border: report A 16-year-old unaccompanied Guatemalan migrant who crossed into the United States last month died in U.S. custody after falling ill in a government shelter in Texas, officials said Wednesday....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
23:16, 06/07/2019

Supreme Court ruling clears $2.5 billion for southern border wall TUCSON — In a 5-to-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds for a southern border wall. President Trump celebrated the decision on Twitter, writing: “Wow! B...
20:16, 07/29/2019

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border was due to start on Wednesday and will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday....
09:00, 06/12/2019

AOC Slams ‘Manufactured Cruelty’ at US Southern Border in Testimony Before House Panel Four Democratic congresswomen shared harrowing accounts about conditions facing migrant detainees at the southern border before a House panel Friday, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who took the unusual step of asking to be sworn in before ...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Attkisson: Reality at US southern border clashes with media's partisan narrative Emmy winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson said media coverage of the U.S. southern border crisis doesn't accurately reflect how Americans actually feel about the issue, during a Sunday segment on "Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz." ...
11:16, 06/30/2019

Hulu’s here to remind you America’s southern border is already a fucking horror movie As Chicago’s Cinepocalypse Film Festival winds down, it’s nice to see that its late-in-the-game programming can still surprise. To wit: Who would’ve thought a big-screen airing of the latest episode of Hulu’s sometimes lackluster horror anthology ser...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Mexico will reinforce its southern border to stem illegal immigration: minister Mexico will reinforce its southern border after an "incursion" of hundreds of Central American migrants into Mexican territory on Wednesday, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Thursday....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Top Dems make final pitch to caucus for border compromise House Democrats will soon vote on a move that some of its members once considered unthinkable: Delivering billions of dollars to the Trump administration to confront the migrant crisis at the southern border.Democrats appear likely to pass a border f...
02:32, 06/21/2019

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing Increased enforcement along the border with Guatemala, which began in recent days, has made crossing into Mexico harder. This has dissuaded migrants from traveling north....
09:48, 06/24/2019

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
16:00, 05/30/2019

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
13:16, 07/13/2019

Poll: Most Americans desire more asylum judges, safe conditions at southern border A majority of Americans believe its important to increase the number of judges handling asylum cases at the border and provide safe and sanitary conditions for asylum seekers, according to a Pew Research study released M...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Mexico begins busing migrants to southern border as they await asylum trials Mexico is sending some of the 30,000 Central American migrants vying for asylum in the United States on 750-mile bus rides — all the way back to southern Mexico, officials said. The “Remain in Mexico” program pushed by the Trump administration has fo...
12:48, 08/17/2019

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as “Just Pols” — and said the best way to fix the humanitarian crisis was to tell the migrants to stay ...
02:32, 07/04/2019

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
19:32, 06/16/2019

Border bill exposes Dems’ rift over limits of fighting Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation to provide humanitarian aid to migrants spilling across the southwest border has exposed deep and bitter division among House Democrats. The bill the House passed Thursday dealt a blow to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who had to...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Southern California amid swelling border detentions: report U.S. Border Patrol in southcentral California said it began dropping off migrants at San Bernardino’s Greyhound Station last Wednesday because housing facilities are beyond maximum capacity, according to a report....
03:00, 05/21/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
14:32, 06/06/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kellyanne Conway Trade Barbs Over Conditions at Southern Border After what by all accounts was a harrowing visit to immigrant detention facilities, the last thing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez probably had time for was commentary from the peanut gallery, aka someone who wasn’t there: in this case, one Kellyanne C...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
16:48, 06/16/2019

Harry Reid rips Dems over 'Medicare-for-all,' border policies: 'Of course' it will hurt us in 2020 Former Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid had some harsh words for his party's presidential candidates, rejecting some of their health care and immigration policies as too extreme to resonate with voters in a general election....
11:00, 08/20/2019

Omar fires back after Pelosi calls out far-left Dems who voted against border bill Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., on Sunday joined Democrats who took issue with a recent interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who criticized the influence of the four freshmen lawmakers who voted against the $4.6 billion border bill signed into law la...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
07:16, 06/06/2019

Trump: Dems have turned border into 'Disneyland,' says Perry Mason needed to win court fights President Trump told "Sunday Morning Futures" that illegal immigrants are pouring into the country at unprecedented rates "because our economy is so good," and "everyone wants a piece of it" -- and, he asserted, Democrats have provided incentives for...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Katie Pavlich calls out AOC, Ilhan Omar, other liberal Dems for 'cynical ploy' on border funding Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich said Tuesday that she believes liberal Democrats like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are using a "cynical ploy" amid negotiations for emergency border funding. ...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that...
16:16, 06/03/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: dire living conditions in Idlib, migrants at US southern border, end in sight for trachoma, Human Rights Council This Thursday, we cover: the dire humanitarian situation in Syria’s Idlib; living conditions at the US-Mexico border denounced by the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF); trachoma-related blindness on the verge of being eliminated; and updates from the Human...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Gartner, IDC agree that PC sales are up—but they don’t agree what a PC is Enlarge / Does this Chromebook count as a traditional PC? Gartner says no, IDC says yes. (credit: Valentina Palladino) We've been hearing for quite some time that the traditional PC is dying, but it's not quite dead yet. Business analyst firms Gart...
17:48, 07/12/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 percent from last year to 4.3 million people. Mark Lowcock told an inf...
17:16, 05/13/2019

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
12:32, 08/14/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
05:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says he and Putin discussed getting humanitarian aid to Venezuela U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he focused on humanitarian aid for Venezuelans during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, backing away from his administration's recent harsh rhetoric about Russian involvement in the crisis....
15:00, 05/03/2019

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
20:00, 07/09/2019

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Pompeo: Humanitarian aid plan for Iran “unproblematic” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington won’t stand in the way of a system Europeans are developing to shield companies from American sanctions if they deal with Iran, so long as the focus is provided humanitarian and other permitted good...
06:48, 05/31/2019

UN: Onslaught in Syria may spark humanitarian disaster The U.N. humanitarian chief is urging the Security Council to take action to end the “bloody onslaught” in Syria’s Idlib province, the last opposition-held stronghold...
14:16, 07/30/2019

World Humanitarian Day: Here are 13 real-life heroes you should know In acknowledgment of World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of 13 hero humanitarian workers you should know about.        ...
09:16, 08/19/2019

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards Retired NFL player Chris Long and the Chicago Fire were among those honored Tuesday at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, which recognized those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society....
22:32, 07/09/2019

On a dizzying Billions, nothing is as it seems...unless it is This is when Billions is at its best— when seemingly dozens of plates are spinning at once, and it’s exhilarating to watch and wonder which will smash to the floor first. “Lamster” is particularly dizzying for those of us writing about the show, as I...
20:32, 06/02/2019

Trump suggests China tariffs could go toward humanitarian aid, infrastructure President Trump suggested that tariffs on Chinese goods could go toward humanitarian aid and funding a new infrastructure proposal after he more than doubled existing tariffs on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods....
08:48, 05/10/2019

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, a day after ...
04:00, 08/16/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
00:48, 06/13/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming true....
12:00, 05/17/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Monday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told she needed to leave immediately. As she lay on the s...
01:16, 07/22/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
08:00, 07/07/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, according to new federal data....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that such a maneuver effectively enables to Bashar al Ass...
12:48, 05/03/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
13:00, 04/28/2019

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted st...
19:48, 07/01/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
19:48, 05/17/2019

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
18:48, 08/18/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
10:00, 07/18/2019

U.N. calls for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libyan capital The United Nations called on Sunday for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libya where forces loyal to the eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar have been waging an offensive to take control of Tripoli for four weeks....
11:16, 05/05/2019

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 000 people had volunteered....
16:16, 08/09/2019

‘Joy, Excitement, and Togetherness at the Border.’ With Three Hot Pink See-Saws, These Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape A spot of brightness recently emerged amid the the gray desert sand and the dark steel fencing laid across the border of Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: flamingo pink see-saws that cut through the border wall were installe...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak tr...
10:32, 06/05/2019

Border patrol finds four bodies near US-Mexico border in Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in South Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of su...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Boeing loses billions over 737 MAX crashes Lost sales, reduced production, compensation payments and the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX aircraft following two crashes has cost Boeing $7.1bn (£5.7bn)....
21:16, 07/18/2019

Gaming sites hit with billions of cyberattacks Cybercriminals have set their sights on the gaming industry and a new report has revealed that 12bn credential stuffing attacks were carried out against gaming websites over the course of 17 months leading up to March 2019.Akamai's 2019 State of...
12:32, 06/17/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
09:00, 06/18/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
11:48, 08/07/2019

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials sa...
12:00, 05/08/2019

AOC warns US 'headed to fascism,' says Trump 'completely engineered' humanitarian crisis After touring a migrant holding facility, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned about the direction of the country and blasted House Democrats and President Trump for their actions during the migrant crisis....
19:32, 07/02/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
12:32, 07/09/2019

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister says he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds. Minister Aryeh Deri said in a statement on Friday that T...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
09:00, 08/22/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
15:32, 08/22/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
12:16, 06/13/2019

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday ...
17:48, 06/18/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work w...
10:48, 04/28/2019

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’ An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of more than 500 civilian fatalities documented in the country by the Un...
10:32, 08/15/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
10:00, 05/02/2019

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
17:48, 08/17/2019

Big Banks Seek to Liberate Billions of Dollars Banks have complained for years about a key feature of the Dodd-Frank overhaul requiring them to keep billions of dollars of cash in reserve. Some are trying to find ways around it....
04:32, 05/06/2019

Huawei: Billions of customers could be harmed by US sanctions Huawei has said billions of customers around the world could be harmed by US sanctions against the company - as it launched a legal challenge against some of the restrictions....
01:16, 05/29/2019

On "Fight Night," Billions only lands a few punches The characters on Billions all consider themselves to be alphas, and most of them are probably right—within the narrow confines of the world they inhabit, anyway. If civilization were to collapse overnight, how many of them would even last a week? Th...
21:00, 05/05/2019

PG&E’s lenders offer billions, new name to rebrand utility SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric’s key lenders have offered a $30 billion plan to pull the utility out of bankruptcy and give the tarnished company a new name. The Sacramento Bee reports the proposal filed Tuesday in U.S. Bankru...
15:16, 06/25/2019

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing ...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Embattled Bank Stocks Lose Billions Investors continued their run on bank stocks, sending shares of some of America’s biggest financial institutions sharply lower following the latest sign of trouble ahead for the U.S. economy....
03:32, 08/15/2019

Facebook Will Finally Pay—Billions—for Its Privacy Missteps In releasing its quarterly financial results Wednesday, Facebook said it expects to pay a fine of $3 billion to $5 billion to the FTC for violations related to user privacy....
09:16, 04/28/2019

PG&E sees billions more in wildfire costs in 2019 Crippled California power company PG&E Corp reported a rise in quarterly losses on Friday and forecast more costs related to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires that have forced it to file for bankruptcy and seek new public and private financial support....
09:48, 08/09/2019

Is Huawei right to demand billions from US carriers for patents? image: XinhuaIf you didn't know that Verizon owns money to Huawei for patent licensing, you do now. According to the Wall Street Journal, Huawei has sent a letter to America's largest carrier, requesting payment for more than 200 individual patents t...
06:32, 06/13/2019

Tax on top earners could boost UK budget by billions - Oxfam Taxing the UK's top 1% of earners could raise billions of pounds each year and reduce the country's inequality, according to a study conducted by the charity Oxfam....
20:32, 08/21/2019

Jony Ive was worth billions to Apple according to one measurement The departure of Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive, announced by the company yesterday, probably won't result in any immediate design changes to Apple's current product lineup. Certainly the men replacing him on Apple's depth charts (Evans Hankey, vice...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast SHENZHEN, China — Huawei’s founder likened his company to a badly damaged plane Monday and said revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. The Chinese telecom giant will reduce capacity but U.S. moves to restrict i...
02:48, 06/17/2019

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
15:00, 06/04/2019

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an industry backlash....
10:32, 04/28/2019

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have already been released, officials announced Thursday....
12:48, 08/08/2019

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was “not compatible” with Israel’s “obligatio...
10:32, 07/22/2019

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts”...
13:16, 08/01/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN reli...
09:32, 04/28/2019

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
10:00, 06/17/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
09:32, 04/29/2019

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Rep. Ilhan Omar were barred from entering the countr...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank...
13:32, 08/16/2019

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
15:16, 07/11/2019

After ban, Israel permits U.S. Rep Tlaib to make humanitarian visit to family in West Bank Israel decided on Friday to allow U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib - a critic of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians - to visit family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds after barring her from making an official visit to Israel....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
09:32, 06/29/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
18:48, 05/02/2019

TCS, Wipro May Have To Sell Shares Worth Billions Of Dollars Companies must increase shares held by the public to a minimum 35% from 25% at present, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her maiden budget...
07:16, 07/05/2019

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S...
04:32, 05/28/2019

US adults spend billions on video games for their smartphones The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big on content — 85 percent more than in 2015, according to a new report....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from 'El Chapo' US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February....
23:33, 07/05/2019

Billions sets the stage for late-season fireworks Money never sleeps, as the misbegotten sequel to Wall Street informed us, and evidently it never takes a holiday either. True to its title, “New Year’s Day” unfolds over the first day of January, traditionally reserved for hungover brunches and colle...
20:00, 05/26/2019

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
10:16, 08/03/2019

Google Is Making Billions Off Journalism as Newsrooms Starve Last year Google made an astonishing $4.6 billion off the news industry, according to the New York Times. That’s a shocking amount of money, considering the declining state of journalism, and the fact that Google isn’t actually reporting or writing a...
19:32, 06/09/2019

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II....
13:32, 06/04/2019

JPMorgan is investing billions in the tech arms' race. Here's everything you need to know. JPMorgan has been shaking up executive ranks in recent months as the race to see who might succeed CEO Jamie Dimon one day heats up. The country's biggest bank by assets is trying to find new ways to use its monster $10.8 billion annual tech budget ...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a Russian missile defense system....
11:16, 07/18/2019

Huawei’s Founder Ren Zhengfei Says Revenue Will Be Billions Below Forecast SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years, as he compared the company to a “badly damaged plane” in the fa...
06:48, 06/17/2019

Australia's export billions go missing, statisticians suspected Australia's export earnings are booming as resource prices surge but a statistical quirk means tens of billions of dollars go missing from main measures of growth, making the economy seem weaker than it actually is....
22:32, 05/12/2019

German court says Catholic Church can keep billions secret A court in the western city of Cologne has ruled that Germany's richest Catholic archdiocese doesn't have to reveal what it does with the billions it receives from taxpayers each year....
12:48, 06/13/2019

GandCrab ransomware shuts down after netting authors billions The operators behind the GandCrab ransomware have announced that they are closing up shop after almost a year and a half in which they claimed to have earned $2bn from ransom payments.GandCrab rose in popularity among cybercriminals after the operato...
14:00, 06/18/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks....
05:16, 06/20/2019

Billions spins its wheels in an unusually lackluster episode We’re in the doldrums of this season of Billions, the point at which you can set your watch to the reversals of fortune. Those who were riding high last week will be brought low this week, and vice versa. “American Champion” is about as rote as this ...
04:00, 05/13/2019

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
16:16, 06/13/2019

Americans expected to spend billions in gifts for graduations NBC — Americans are expected to spend more than $5 billion overall in gifts for graduation season, according to the National Retail Federation. An estimated 34% of Americans will spend about $107.48 on gifts for high school and college graduate...
23:00, 05/22/2019

NYC schools could save billions by using existing facilities: report New York City’s public school system could save $2.4 billion and alleviate overcrowding if education officials think outside the box instead of drawing up costly construction plans, according to a new study. The report by the Citizens Budget Co...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Billions needed now for adult social care say peers An extra £8bn a year is needed to bring the adult social care system back up to an acceptable standard - that's according to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee....
21:00, 07/03/2019

The Milky Way swallowed another galaxy billions of years ago, study says A new study suggests that the Milky Way slammed into a smaller “dwarf” galaxy long ago, swallowing up a huge amount of mass and using it as fuel to churn out new stars for billions of years afterward....
13:32, 07/24/2019

China Looks For Uighurs In Egypt, Where It's Pouring Billions Into Infra Abdulmalik Abdulaziz, an Uighur student, was arrested and handcuffed by Egyptian police and when they removed his blindfold he was surprised to see Chinese officials questioning him in custody....
21:00, 08/17/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
11:32, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong spends billions to avert recession Hong Kong is pumping billions of dollars into its economy in a bid to avert a recession as the city's political crisis disrupts business and slams financial markets....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Facebook may owe billions after losing facial recognition appeal A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Facebook Inc’s effort to undo a class-action lawsuit claiming that it illegally collected and stored biometric data for millions of users without their consent....
12:48, 08/09/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
23:48, 04/29/2019

Israel decides to let Rep. Rashida Tlaib enter the country on humanitarian grounds, despite pressure from Trump to bar her Israel said it will let Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib into the country enter the country to visit her elderly grandmother, despite US President encouraging the country to ban her. Israel said it would not let Tlaib and Rep. Ilhan Omar, who have both ...
05:32, 08/16/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
02:16, 07/28/2019

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people sp...
14:48, 06/03/2019

No-deal Brexit would cost UK car makers billions in emission fines No-deal Brexit would mean UK car makers can't rely on European sales to balance out their fleet emissions average Line-ups of more than 40 UK-based manufacturers would fall foul of government-imposed CO2 regulations A no-deal Brexit could cost the...
01:32, 07/01/2019

Uber loses billions, falls short of revenue targets The US ride-hailing giant saw disappointing returns in its second quarter report. Uber has not yet reached profitability, as it continues to subsidize prices to acquire riders and rely on spending to expand services....
21:48, 08/08/2019

Trump administration to place new restrictions on billions in Puerto Rico aid President Trump has asked aides to find new safeguards for funding amid a political crisis on the island, leading to the new plan, senior officials said....
22:16, 08/01/2019

BNY Mellon vows to stem billions in outflows from index products BNY Mellon Corp's push to reinvigorate its money management business has yet to stem a continuous outflow of client cash from its $322 billion complex of index-based investment products....
15:32, 07/17/2019

NHS could save billions by offering cash reward to quit smoking Quitters 50% more likely to succeed if offered a financial incentive, researchers findOffering financial rewards to people trying to quit smoking could save the NHS billions of pounds a year and boost the economy, according to research.The review fou...
04:32, 07/17/2019

Starbucks may have gotten billions in free advertising from ‘Game of Thrones’ gaffe Their cup runneth over. The “Game of Thrones” coffee cup gaffe may have given Starbucks $2.3 billion in free advertising — even though it didn’t belong to the java giant. The modern-day disposable cup that made an accidental debut in a sc...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in the solar system — this is the good one."...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Relatives of Harlem fire victims plan to sue city for billions Grief-stricken kin of the Harlem mom who died along with five of her children when fire tore through their death-trap public housing apartment last month plan to sue the city — for $2.2 billion. “It’s hard to put a dollar value on the loss of human l...
07:48, 06/17/2019

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
13:00, 07/17/2019

Following News That Jony Ive Is Leaving, Apple Stock Loses Billions It’s been about an hour since Apple announced that Sir Jony Ive, Apple’s design guru, is leaving to form his own design company. And the money men aren’t happy. In after-hours trading, Apple saw around $9 billion wiped from its market cap.Read more.....
16:48, 06/27/2019

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
15:00, 07/04/2019

Bayer to Invest Billions in Weedkillers in Wake of Roundup Controversy Bayer plans to invest $5.64 billion on developing new ways to combat weeds over the next decade, as the German chemicals giant seeks to win back trust in its business in the wake of thousands of lawsuits alleging its Roundup herbicide causes cancer....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tr...
16:32, 08/13/2019

Automakers say Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs would cost billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1 billion, highlighting growing concern in the U.S. auto sector about the potential damage of a new fr...
14:48, 06/04/2019

Google Makes Billions From News Without Paying Publishers: Study Google took in some $4.7 billion in revenue in 2018 from "crawling and scraping" news websites without paying publishers, according to an industry-sponsored study released Monday which was disputed by......
01:48, 06/11/2019

Billions schemes its way back to square one in a no-holds-barred finale “Can people change” is a bit of an overwrought theme for TV these days, the motivating engine of a thousand antihero shows that almost always answer either “no, but it’s complicated” or “yes, but it’s complicated.” But it’s been the overarching quest...
21:32, 06/09/2019

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
09:00, 08/17/2019

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, dama...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions | Leonardo Trasande It’s a myth that environmental regulations stifle economic productivity. Harmful chemicals cost the US $340bn a yearThe Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the oppo...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Defying Congress, Trump administration looks to shift billions in foreign aid President Donald Trump's administration has ordered a review of foreign aid that critics fear could lead to sharp cuts in funds for global health, peacekeeping, narcotics control and other programs despite their having been approved by Congress....
15:48, 08/06/2019

Ross Perot is best known for his presidential run, but he also sold two tech companies for billions Ross Perot was a technology entrepreneur before becoming a presidential candidate. He founded a company that was bought for more than $2 billion by General Motors in the 1980s, and a second company he founded was bought by Dell in 2009....
09:48, 07/09/2019

Some Kids Who Inherited Billions Saying Dumbass Things, Obliviously? Give It To Me! What’s this—an interview of a couple of billionaire heirs in a “safe” publication in which they fuck up and say some dumb ass class war shit? Hell yeah. Hell yeah. That’s the shit I like, to read....
13:16, 06/20/2019

Uber’s graph expert bears the scars of billions of trips One of Uber's experts in building knowledge graphs, Joshua Shinavier advises fellow data scientists that "real data is messy, but the fact is, if you want to build an enterprise knowledge graph, you have to deal with it."...
16:32, 05/08/2019

2020 sweepstakes: Dem candidates compete to give away billions in taxpayer $$ "Medicare-for-all" and free community college are just the starting point. Some candidates vying for the Democratic presidential nomination are going beyond promising gobs of government benefits and proposing a more straightforward approach -- simply...
04:48, 08/06/2019

2019 BET Awards: Nipsey Hussle Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award and Star-Studded Performance Nipsey Hussle may be gone but he will never, ever be forgotten. Though the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed in late March outside his South L.A. clothing store, the......
07:48, 06/24/2019

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
03:48, 08/10/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
08:32, 06/21/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
10:48, 06/27/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
05:16, 07/27/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the rule of law, especially in the humanitarian field...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provid...
07:16, 04/30/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic handwashing facilities, according to a new report from the United Nations Children’...
19:16, 06/17/2019

How Disney Is Turning Your Nostalgia Into Billions One Live-Action Remake at a Time An abused elephant with oversized ears joyously takes flight. A kitchen comes to life, each piece of hardware and furniture bursting into song. A street urchin and a princess......
04:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook loses facial-recognition privacy appeal and could pay billions in fines Facebook lost a federal appeal on Thursday in a lawsuit over facial-recognition data. That could lead to the company paying massive fines over its privacy practices....
21:16, 08/08/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
21:48, 07/04/2019

Latest Faketoshi says he conveniently ‘lost the hard drive’ containing billions in Bitcoin Just yesterday we told you how there was a new Faketoshi in town, staking a questionable claim to the Bitcoin throne in a three-part blog series.  Last night saw the release of parts two and three, where Faketoshi deep dives into his alleged creation...
09:00, 08/20/2019

Japanese anime: From 'Disney of the East' to a global industry worth billions A biker gang slices through Tokyo's neon-soaked night. The riders hit the brakes next to a giant, black crater created by an atomic blast. It's so enormous that it bursts beyond the comic strip panels and seeps across the whole page....
02:48, 08/04/2019

Weather radar captures billions of mayflies hatching on Lake Erie Mayflies on Lake Erie: Once they emerge from their aquatic, larval stage, mayflies only live for a few minutes to a few days, depending on the species        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

One opioid drugmaker's solution to billions of potential liabilities: spin them out into new company Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals plans to separate its business into two: one with its brand-name medicines; the other with its specialty generic drugs — including ooxycodone and hydrocodone....
04:16, 07/23/2019

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions Detroit automakers face billions in lost profits from tariffs on imports from Mexico announced Thursday by President Donald Trump, said an assessment.        ...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.       ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
12:48, 06/18/2019

Foreign money has fled Chinese stocks by the billions this month. JP Morgan says it's just a 'blip' Since the beginning of May, foreign money has pulled out from the Shanghai and Shenzhen markets through Hong Kong's Stock Connect platform, reportedly amounting to $7.56 billion....
00:16, 05/16/2019

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
21:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Frid...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Low-Volatility and 'Buffer' ETFs Draw Billions Amid Jitters Over Market Swings With every bout of stock-market volatility, nervous investors start buying products meant to protect them in a downturn. Two increasingly popular strategies are exchange-traded funds that try to pick the least volatile stocks, and buffer funds, which...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
07:32, 07/18/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali rec...
15:16, 08/19/2019

LA is largest city to formally include LGBTQ businesses in contracting process worth billions Los Angeles is now the largest city in the U.S. to formally include LGBTQ-owned businesses in its project procurement process, following Nashville, Orlando and Baltimore. Similar changes are being considered in Chicago and New York....
07:16, 07/26/2019

Real estate empire loses billions in value after founder detained for alleged child molestation Billions of dollars were wiped off the value of a Shanghai real estate empire this week after its founder was detained by Chinese police, reportedly on suspicion of child molestation....
15:00, 07/05/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell public land after outcryIn the midst of highly publici...
07:32, 05/01/2019

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Here's why Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and other investors are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures Billionaire investors Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Jack Ma and others are pouring billions into clean-tech ventures as renewable-energy technology advances....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors flooded the US with more than 75bn opioid pills in the crucial years when the country’s epidemic of paink...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Here's why transportation leaders including Daimler and Volkswagen are pouring billions into R&D for electric trucks (UPS, DMLRY, BUD, OTC, TSLA, FDX, VWAPY, PEP) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking, which can be perceived as the lifeblood of global economies, has experienced healthy growth in recent years due in part...
08:32, 05/01/2019

$9M to quarantine fruit flies? Anti-government waste group exposes billions in pork-barrel spending An anti-government waste group has identified millions of taxpayer dollars allegedly frittered away on “absurd nature-related earmarks,” including $9 million to “quarantine fruit flies” and $13.8 million to “manage wild horses.”...
10:32, 06/12/2019

US Senate fails to override Donald Trump over plans to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia The US Senate has failed to override a series of vetoes issued by Donald Trump, paving the way for the administration to sell billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
18:16, 07/29/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
09:16, 04/28/2019

LAPD chief: homelessness a 'humanitarian crisis' Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses to help get people off the streets. "This is a humanitarian crisis," Moore said in an interview with The AP. (Ju...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Can Starbucks cup on 'Game of Thrones' translate to billions in free advertising? The Starbucks cup has been tossed from Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" but it still could equate to millions to billions in free advertising        ...
16:16, 05/07/2019

Farmers slam Trump's China tariffs despite billions spent on aid packages — 'farmers do not want a payout' Reuters/Jonathan Ernst The US collected $63 billion in tariffs in the year through to June, abut half of which was from new tariffs on China. But roughly an equal amount of those fresh levies went back on aid to farmers who had been left stricken du...
06:48, 08/08/2019

US: Iran sanctions lock up 'billions of dollars' After President Donald Trump signed an order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the move will 'lock up literally billions of dollars of assets.' (Ju...
13:48, 06/24/2019

What's The One Car Every American Can Agree On? I realize this likely isn’t news to anyone, but current-day America is an extremely divided place. Everybody hates everybody else, and we’re all the absolute worst. I’d like to believe the cleansing, healing power of the automobile can help bridge th...
17:32, 08/22/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Taking place during National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” is Thursday, May 16. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partner...
00:48, 05/16/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
12:32, 07/08/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., nort...
14:48, 07/04/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
14:48, 06/01/2019

I Designed a Car for Sloths and You’ll Agree It’s Brilliant Sloths are perennial contenders for the title of Earth’s Cutest Creature, due partially to their inherent helplessness. They’re pretty much just sentient compost piles, and on the rare occasions that they have to traverse the ground, they’re in dange...
15:00, 06/22/2019

| Coaches agree: Why Siya was right not to gamble The leadership and coaches of both camps were unanimous that Stormers captain Siya Kolisi made the right decision to kick a last-gasp penalty against the Crusaders...
10:00, 05/19/2019

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks off its meeting, here’s a look at what analysts are calling for and why....
07:16, 06/18/2019

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion f...
22:32, 06/08/2019

EU leaders agree on top jobs: Tusk European leaders have agreed on who should fill the top jobs for its main institutions for the next five years after a marathon summit, European Council President Donald Tusk and Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said on Twitter....
10:32, 07/02/2019

Takeaway.com and Just Eat agree merger terms Amsterdam-based Takeaway.com and British rival Just Eat have finalised the terms of their deal to create a global food delivery company that can rival Uber Eats as the largest outside China....
19:16, 08/05/2019

FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom gi...
12:48, 05/24/2019

F1 teams agree to 22 races in 2020 "Formula One teams have agreed the calendar can expand to a record 22 races next year but without increasing the number of engines allowed, according to Mercedes boss Toto Wolff."...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
09:00, 04/30/2019

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
20:32, 07/04/2019

D-Day Doll lands in Southern Arizona A historic aircraft made a pit stop in Southern Arizona, on Wednesday. The D-Day Doll landed at the Tucson International Airport before it heads to Normandy for the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. Officials say the WWII-era plane flew three missions that ...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
05:48, 05/18/2019

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
10:16, 07/06/2019

EU fails to agree on top jobs, more talks on June 30 European Union leaders will meet again on June 30 to seek agreement on who should inherit the bloc's top jobs - including the head of its central bank - after failing to get a deal at the second attempt in talks dragging into the small hours on Frida...
18:32, 06/20/2019

Lizzo Reveals the One and ''Only'' Performer Who Intimidates Her--And We'd Have to Agree Lizzo cannot stop singing her praise for Rihanna. Like most people, the singer is a huge fan of the Fenty designer. So when Lizzo saw that Ri-Ri gave her a standing ovation for her......
18:32, 06/27/2019

‘Crypto-Twitter’ really wants a Satoshi symbol — but nobody can agree on one The Bitcoin currency symbol or glyph (฿) has been around for a while now. It was first used by Nakamoto in an early release of the Bitcoin client. Apple even added it to the iOS12 keyboard last year. But the community is yet to decide on a symbol for...
08:16, 07/31/2019

Baseball's Cranks Agree: The Sport Was Better When They Were Part Of It Hall of Fame reliever Goose Gossage has been complaining about the state of baseball for so long that his complaints have spanned multiple decades of the sport. It feels like just yesterday, he was lecturing Joba Chamberlain on “the Yankee way.” (Job...
16:32, 08/20/2019

Both Democrats And Republicans Agree: Loot Boxes Bad Earlier this week, Republican senator Josh Hawley announced a bill that would regulate the use of loot boxes and microtransactions in “games played by minors.” But aren’t Republicans typically against any type of regulation on the free market? On thi...
16:48, 05/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn: I agree with Macron on Brexit Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is in agreement with Emmanuel Macron's stance on Brexit - after the French president insisted the Irish border backstop is "indispensable"....
10:32, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Trump says US-France agree on Iran President Donald Trump is playing down differences with France over Iran, telling French President Emmanuel Macron that they both agree Tehran should not have nuclear weapons...
07:00, 06/06/2019

United Technologies and Raytheon agree to merge A Raytheon and United Technologies pairing could result in an aerospace and defense powerhouse worth more than $100 billion, second only to Boeing.       ...
17:32, 06/09/2019

Trump and Xi Jinping agree to de-escalate trade war President Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping agreed to resume negotiations and de-escalate their trade war following a meeting at the G-20 summit in Japan on Saturday. The leaders met for 80 minutes on Saturday. Afterward, Xi announced that Trum...
10:32, 06/29/2019

Just Eat and Takeaway.com agree terms of $10 billion merger European online food delivery rivals Takeaway.com and Just Eat said on Monday they had agreed in principle to create one of the largest players in the sector globally through an 8.2 billion pounds all-share deal....
02:16, 07/29/2019

Parents of slain boy agree to give up custody of other son An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....
16:16, 04/29/2019

Jets agree to terms with RB Bilal Powell NEW YORK (AP) — The Jets have agreed to terms with Bilal Powell, bringing back the franchise’s 10th-leading rusher after a neck injury cut short his season last year. The 30-year-old Powell worked out for New York on Friday and appears to have ...
18:00, 06/07/2019

EU leaders agree to pick new 'Mr or Ms Europe' next month European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc's top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women....
20:16, 05/28/2019

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a set of principles for negotiations over the country’s political future....
09:00, 07/09/2019

CBS, Viacom agree to merge in all-stock deal CBS Corp and Viacom Inc agreed to merge on Tuesday, creating a company with more than $28 billion in revenue, as an increasingly competitive media landscape prompted their controlling shareholder to reunify the U.S. entertainment companies 13 years...
17:00, 08/13/2019

4 reasons to go multicloud according to tech experts. Do you agree? Using multiple cloud service providers offers companies advantages such as flexibility, cost savings, and and avoiding vendor lock-in. Do you agree? We want to know....
07:48, 05/22/2019

EU leaders agree replacements for Tusk and Juncker The Belgian prime minister has been picked by leaders in the EU to become its next council president - one of the most crucial roles in Brexit negotiations....
11:00, 07/02/2019

Why media and sharps don’t agree on Broncos’ chances There’s an interesting “debate” this summer between many in the mainstream media and the NFL betting market involving new Broncos head coach Vic Fangio. (Denver hosts San Francisco Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN). Pundits are very enthusiastic about defens...
11:48, 08/19/2019

EU leaders agree on France's Lagarde to lead ECB European Union leaders agreed on Tuesday to name Frenchwoman Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank and sealed a deal on filling the other four top jobs in the bloc after tortuous marathon talks exposed their deepening divisio...
11:48, 07/02/2019

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 jet fighters....
17:48, 06/12/2019

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased ...
00:32, 07/16/2019

Left and Right Agree on Criminal Justice: They Were Both Wrong Before In the 1990s, lawmakers united on a “tough on crime” approach. But in a new report, members of both parties denounced that approach as unsparingly as they once promoted it....
03:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuela Negotiators Agree to New Round of Talks Both sides of Venezuela’s political divide agreed to hold a new round of negotiations, Norway’s foreign ministry said, as Oslo looks to mediate a solution to the South American nation’s political standoff and humanitarian crisis....
19:32, 05/25/2019

Ravens sign WR Floyd; agree to terms with Ray Shane Ray, a former first-round pick of the Broncos who has 14 career sacks, and WR Michael Floyd, the 13th overall pick in 2012, have agreed to one-year deals with the Ravens....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Soccer Idiots Agree: The USWNT Is Cool, VAR Is Not It’s Independence Day, the day on which every American feels especially proud to be American, which also now means every taking it upon yourself, as an American, to make sure that every other American is behaving in a suitably proud way re: how Ameri...
16:32, 07/04/2019

Sources: GGG, Derevyanchenko agree to fall bout Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko agreed to terms on Tuesday to meet for a vacant middleweight world title on Oct. 5 at Madison Square Garden, multiple sources told ESPN....
00:32, 08/21/2019

Sudan Rivals Agree to Share Power Sudan’s military junta and protest leaders reached a truce to share power until elections, raising tentative hopes for a transition to democratic rule in a country that has been embroiled in a deadly political standoff since April’s ouster of longtim...
02:48, 07/05/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
22:00, 07/25/2019

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

Majority of Americans agree this makes sex more satisfying Despite the complications, stresses and distractions of modern life, a majority of Americans feel their sex life is in good shape, according to new research. A poll of 2,000 sexually active Americans saw as many as 92 percent say they feel at least s...
16:48, 06/14/2019

James Ellroy thinks he's a moralist – do you agree? American Tabloid is populated almost entirely with baddies of one sort or another, and ethical judgments are left up to the reader• Warning: this article contains spoilers for American TabloidLet’s take a look at the character arcs of some of the lea...
10:16, 05/21/2019

U.S., China Agree to Resume Trade Negotiations President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade talks and the U.S. consented to halt additional tariffs on Chinese goods for now....
23:48, 06/28/2019

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
16:00, 07/04/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
21:01, 07/05/2019

Southern Alberta crops in dire need of rain The seed is in the ground and now all farmers can do is wait. Last year's farming season saw drought-like conditions in summer and a wet fall, delaying harvest. Will farmers see the same fate in 2019?...
18:00, 06/21/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
08:16, 07/13/2019

'There's going to be aftershocks': Southern California hit by second, stronger earthquake A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
10:02, 07/06/2019

About 140 dogs removed from Southern California mansion ORANGE, Calif. — In what may be a nightmarish case of dog breeding gone bad, about 140 dogs have been removed from a multimillion-dollar home in a gated Southern California community and the owners cited for animal cruelty, authorities said. The dogs...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
21:16, 06/17/2019

Purple heroin found in southern Arizona TUCSON – Drug experts say a dangerous combination of heroin and carfentanil is now being found in Southern Arizona. “it’s showing up quite a bit so it’s coming,” said Nick Jones with Recovery in Motion. Known as purple h...
01:16, 06/04/2019

6.9-magnitude earthquake shakes southern California Buildings have been damaged and injuries have been reported in California, after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in hit the region, just two days after a 6.4-magnitude tremor hit the state....
22:17, 07/05/2019

Thursday Forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Temperatures are bouncing back to near-average. This warming trend is courtesy of a ridge of high pressure, which will continue to develop and amplify. This system will build through Northern Mexico and Texas. Today’s forecast h...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Two more racehorses die at Southern California track: media Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported....
01:32, 05/21/2019

The Latest: NWS confirms EF2 tornado in southern Oklahoma The Latest on severe weather in the Southern Plains (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Arkansas officials say suspected tornadoes have damaged homes, downed trees and cut power to some areas in the western part of the state....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, another kidnapped A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead, the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession...
16:00, 06/12/2019

1,060 Earthquakes Have Hit Southern California in a Month and Hardly Anyone Noticed. Here’s Why More than 1,000 tiny earthquakes have rumbled through an area of Southern California for nearly a month––but few people actually noticed. “Swarmageddon,” as it’s been dubbed, started May 25 and lasted through at least Ju...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Showers and thunderstorms move through Southern Arizona TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 finally kicked into high gear. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across Southern Arizona. Heavy downpours, along with lightning and gusty winds occurred across the Tucson Metro this afternoon. Floo...
20:48, 07/13/2019

Landmine kills 11 pilgrims in southern Afghanistan At least 11 pilgrims including seven children were killed and on Monday when their vehicle set off a landmine in southern Afghanistan, local government and health officials said....
14:32, 07/15/2019

US Southern Command head focused on ‘day after’ in Venezuela The head of U.S. Southern Command says military officials are focusing on preparing for “the day after” once “isolated” Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro leaves power...
20:16, 08/19/2019

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
21:32, 07/04/2019

Southern Water may introduce hosepipe ban in Hampshire Low river levels may lead to temporary measures in parts of county and Isle of WightHomes in the south of England could face the country’s first hose pipe ban since 2012 due to falling river water levels in Hampshire.Southern Water, which supplies 2....
07:48, 07/26/2019

1 shot at Southern California shopping mall TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California are hunting for a gunman who shot one person at one of the nation’s largest malls. Stores have been locked down and some people evacuated from the sprawling Del Amo Fashion Center just south...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Gunman releases hostages in southern France French police say a 17-year-old gunman has taken four hostages in a convenience store on the outskirts of the southern French city of Toulouse for more than four hours before releasing them...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
07:51, 07/06/2019

Oak tree has evolutionary roots in Southern Hemisphere Researchers have unearthed a collection of chinquapin fruit and leaf fossils in Patagonia that suggests the oak and beech family has evolutionary roots in the Southern Hemisphere....
12:32, 06/07/2019

Friday forecast: The 90s will return to Southern Arizona TUCSON – Get ready for a warm-up. Today’s forecast high in Tucson will reach the 90 degree mark under abundant sunshine. This warm-up is thanks to a ridge of high pressure, parked to our west. This will continue to build and expand over the de...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Ar...
14:48, 07/19/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW in Tenn. The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began on Wednesday and polls close late Friday....
00:32, 06/14/2019

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Foster Care Program provides care for pets that are not quite ready for adoption. Foster care volunteers...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Do idyllic southern plantations really tell the story of slavery? In these memorials to southern splendor, much of the history being told is devoid of the atrocities of slaveryIt is a picture of southern splendor: a grand oak tree dripping with Spanish moss, a manicured green lawn leading to a pristine pond. It onl...
23:32, 08/15/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
23:48, 05/01/2019

Costumed 'merchants' journey through southern Germany Altogether 170 costumed participants are traveling a historical route often used by German merchants in past centuries. Dozens of horses are also involved in the two-week re-enactment....
03:16, 06/02/2019

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
13:32, 07/04/2019

Journalist killed in southern Mexico, 7th since December MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newspaper in the Mexican state of Tabasco says one of its reporters has been shot dead at her home. The shooting is the latest in a string of journalist killings in one of the world’s deadliest countries for the profession....
09:32, 06/12/2019

New storm off southern Mexico likely to grow into hurricane A newly formed tropical storm off Mexico’s southern coast is gaining strength, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it likely will reach hurricane strength by Monday evening, though without threatening land...
20:48, 06/30/2019

Serbia, Kosovo agree to talks following Berlin summit A Balkan summit in Berlin has ended with Serbia and Kosovo agreeing to work together to diffuse existing tensions. Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron had hoped to restart a dialogue....
11:48, 05/01/2019

Union chiefs agree Labour should back Remain Labour-affiliated trade unions have agreed the party should campaign for a second EU referendum and support Remain if a new Tory PM negotiates a fresh Brexit deal....
10:32, 07/08/2019

These pension plans are at risk of going broke. Now lawmakers need to agree on a fix Retirement benefits for more than 1 million people could be at risk if nothing is done to help save underfunded multiemployer pensions. The House of Representatives is set to consider a bill that addresses the problem....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Ocasio-Cortez and Ted Cruz actually agree on lobbying reform Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered to “make a deal” with Texas senator Ted Cruz on Thursday after the diametrically opposed politicians actually agreed with each other on lobbying reform. The Democratic socialist wrote on Twitter that ̶...
17:48, 05/30/2019

Finland's coalition parties agree spending boost The five Finnish parties in talks to form a new government plan to increase public spending by 1.2 billion euros over four years, Finland's likely next prime minister Antti Rinne told reporters on Tuesday....
09:48, 05/28/2019

UK's May urges Labour's Corbyn to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May said she and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn needed to put aside their differences to deliver a Brexit deal, following poor results for both parties in English local elections on Thursday....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
23:48, 07/12/2019

Taliban and Afghan government agree to reduce violence The Taliban and Afghan officials have agreed on a "promise to reduce violence," Germany's envoy says. Hosted by Qatar, the German-brokered talks could also spark progress in negotiations between the US and the Taliban....
18:16, 07/08/2019

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
00:32, 07/13/2019

'I agree with AOC': Ted Cruz and congresswoman find common ground The lawmakers tweeted their support for a potential lifetime ban on former Congress members becoming lobbyistsA conversation on Twitter has led to an unlikely collaboration between the Republican senator Ted Cruz and the Democratic representative Ale...
20:00, 05/30/2019

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The Wall Street Journal, CBS and Viacom hope that, together, they'll be better positioned to fight a...
13:01, 08/13/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to $2 trillion on infrastructure: Schumer U.S. President Donald Trump agreed with Democratic leaders on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday after a White House meeting....
10:16, 04/30/2019

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Fr...
08:48, 07/01/2019

UK and Ireland agree on residency for citizens post-Brexit LONDON (AP) — Britain and Ireland have agreed their citizens will still be able to live and work freely in both countries after Brexit. The two governments signed a deal Wednesday to continue the U.K.-Ireland common travel area regardless of what the...
11:16, 05/08/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of swi...
12:48, 06/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren Finally Has a Game of Thrones Take We Can All Agree On It wasn’t looking so good there for a minute, but Elizabeth Warren stuck the landing with her latest Game of Thrones take—offering up a rallying cry we can all get behind....
11:48, 05/14/2019

Sources: Markieff Morris, Pistons agree to deal Markieff Morris, who averaged 9.4 points and 4.6 rebounds while coming off the bench for Oklahoma City and Washington last season, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Pistons, sources told ESPN....
14:16, 07/03/2019

Mueller Delivered a Message. Washington Couldn’t Agree on What It Was. As he stepped down from his role as special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III refused to exonerate President Trump but also avoided being declarative enough to change many minds....
18:16, 05/29/2019

Sources: Isaiah Thomas, Wizards agree to deal The Wizards lost point guard Tomas Satoransky to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, opening an opportunity for Isaiah Thomas to be a backup point guard for the franchise...
20:16, 07/01/2019

Jets agree to terms with Eagles exec Joe Douglas to be GM NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have hired Philadelphia Eagles executive Joe Douglas to be their general manager. Douglas, the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel, was one of four candidates interviewed twice by New York for the vacanc...
18:00, 06/07/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead of a U.N. meeting on climate change in the fall, the proposal was relegated to a footnote in the fina...
13:48, 06/20/2019

Some Japan aluminium buyers agree Q3 premiums at $108/T, up 3% on qtr -sources Some Japanese aluminium buyers have agreed to pay a premium of $108 per tonne for shipments in July to September, up 3% from the current quarter, amid tighter supply in Asia, three sources directly involved in the pricing talks said on Wednesday....
03:48, 06/12/2019

Venezuela government, opposition agree to continue talks There will be further talks to end to Venezuela's stalemate, negotiators have said. For years, the president's adversaries had been wary of lengthy dialogue, insisting that he has used talks to stall for time....
22:00, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Ellington, Knicks agree on a 2-year deal The Latest on NBA free agency Monday (all times ET): 10:45 a.m. Wayne Ellington and the New York Knicks have agreed on a two-year contract. Ellington’s representatives, Priority Sports, announced the agreement Monday morning. A person with know...
08:32, 07/01/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC Agree: Game Of Thrones Blew It It’s been two days since Game of Thrones withered away into the annals of middling finales in television history, but naturally (thankfully?), there is still content to be mined from the show’s putrid ending. The latest installment, from Sen. Elizabe...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Britain's May to agree departure after latest Brexit deal bid British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out a timetable for her departure in early June after the latest attempt to get her Brexit deal approved by parliament, the chairman of a powerful Conservative Committee said on Thursday....
09:32, 05/16/2019

U.S. Democrats and Republicans can’t even agree on the weather: Reuters/Ipsos Only 200 miles separate Michael Tilden and Miranda Garcia in rain-soaked Iowa. But they are worlds apart when it comes to their opinion of the weather....
05:32, 07/25/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' G20 finance chiefs said trade and geopolitical tensions have intensified but did not express a pressing need to resolve them. Their communique outlines a pickup in global growth....
04:16, 06/09/2019

EU countries agree to new migrant influx mechanism-Macron Some 14 member countries of the European Union have agreed to a new "solidarity mechanism" proposed by Germany and France to allocate migrants across the bloc, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday....
10:32, 07/22/2019

The Latest: AP sources: Panel, Trump Jr. agree to interview WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a subpoena sent to Donald Trump Jr. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The Senate Intelligence Committee has struck a deal with Donald Trump Jr. to appear for an interview next month. That’s according to two people fam...
16:16, 05/14/2019

Report: Thomas, Saints agree to $100 million extension All-Pro Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with a $20 million signing bonus that will make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver....
10:16, 07/31/2019

Mobile operators agree to cut charges for out-of-contract customers A number of UK mobile phone operators have agreed to cut charges for out-of-contract customers as research by Ofcom found they were overpaying £182m a year....
10:16, 07/22/2019

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – UK Athletics has released the details of its contract with UK Coach John Calipari. Calipari signed a new long-term contract Thursday with the school that will offer him the opportunity to end his career in Lexington. T...
14:32, 06/13/2019

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre...
16:00, 06/09/2019

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular ...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don’t go to hell The leaders of both of Australia’s major political parties have agreed that gays don’t go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign...
02:00, 05/14/2019

AP Source: Panthers agree to terms with DT Gerald McCoy CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Carolina Panthers have agreed to terms with six-time Pro Bowl free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy on a one-year contract worth up to $10.25 million with incentives. McCoy, who ...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Qualcomm, Tencent agree to collaborate on gaming devices, 5G Qualcomm Inc and Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Monday they will cooperate on projects that could include making the Chinese company's videogames play better on devices with Qualcomm chips, and create a 5G version of a Tencent-backed gaming phone....
18:48, 07/29/2019

Liverpool agree to sign Dutch defender Van den Berg "Liverpool have agreed a deal with Dutch top division side PEC Zwolle to sign 17-year-old defender Sepp van den Berg, the Premier League side said on Thursday."...
13:48, 06/27/2019

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
03:16, 06/28/2019

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may not really exist, but it seems like we’ll never know for sure...
07:48, 05/02/2019

Reports: Pelicans agree to trade Davis to Lakers The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to trade All-Star big man Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round picks -- including the No. 4 overall selection in next week's draft -- ESPN re...
22:16, 06/15/2019

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in MediterraneanThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said European countries have made progress on plans to redistribute refugees rescued in the Mediterranean, efforts criticised...
05:00, 07/23/2019

France, Germany agree on first battery cell consortium: FAZ France and Germany have asked the European Commission to green-light state subsidies for a cross-border battery cell consortium involving carmaker PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and Total's Saft, FAZ newspaper reported on Monday....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
03:32, 07/02/2019

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual orientation, as Christian beliefs have risen to extraordinary prominence in the final days of an election campaign....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Simmons, 76ers agree to $170 million, 5-year deal The Philadelphia 76ers and star guard Ben Simmons have agreed to a $170 million, five-year contract extension, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The max deal is the latest big commitment by a team expected to make a seri...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Trump, Democrats Agree on $2 Trillion for Roads and Bridges (WASHINGTON) — Democratic congressional leaders say they have reached an agreement with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls the $2 trillion figure a “very good thing...
10:16, 04/30/2019

Merkel admits differences with Macron, says they agree on fundamentals German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she and French President Emmanuel Macron have "intense debates" and think differently but can still find compromises, insisting that they are able to drive the European Union forward....
13:48, 05/15/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged country....
00:48, 07/26/2019

Tottenham agree £55m fee with Real Betis for Giovani Lo Celso • Argentina midfielder must agree personal terms• Tottenham also hoping to sign Ryan SessegnonTottenham have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign Giovani Lo Celso for a club record-equalling €60m (£55.3m) while Mauricio Pochettino is also hop...
16:48, 08/07/2019

Sudan's military, opposition agree constitutional declaration The African Union said the ruling generals and opposition leaders have reached "full agreement" on a constitutional declaration. Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for months amid bouts of violence....
23:16, 08/02/2019

UK's May steps up calls for Labour to agree a Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May has stepped up calls on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to agree a cross-party deal to leave the European Union, following poor results for both parties in local elections on Thursday....
16:16, 05/04/2019

Trump and Kim Jong-un 'agree' Biden has a 'low IQ', White House says Sarah Sanders told Meet the Press the president’s point of view was not guided by the North Korean leaderDonald Trump and Kim Jong-un “agree in their assessment” that former vice-president and 2020 Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a “low IQ”, White...
10:32, 05/26/2019

Lakers agree with Cousins, bring back Rondo Free-agent center DeMarcus Cousins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Lakers, and sources say the team is bringing back point guard Rajon Rondo on a two-year deal....
14:00, 07/06/2019

Spain's Socialists, far-left agree to cooperate in government Spain's Socialists agreed on Tuesday to cooperate on forming a government with far-left party Podemos, stopping short of announcing a coalition as they explore a combination of options for securing a majority in parliament....
06:48, 06/11/2019

Mets agree to deal with Santana, reportedly add Kemp The New York Mets agreed to a minor league deal with veteran right-hander Ervin Santana on Friday, and multiple reports indicated outfielder Matt Kemp also signed a similar deal....
17:32, 05/24/2019

Trump, Democrats agree to spend $2 trillion on U.S. infrastructure U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on Tuesday to spend $2 trillion on roads, bridges, water, broadband and power grids, and will meet again in three weeks to discuss how to pay for the plan, Democratic leaders said....
12:00, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Barr declines to agree on treason claim WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Attorney General William Barr is declining to agree with President Donald Trump’s assertion that senior FBI officials were en...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Has Brexit saved the Lib Dems? The Lib Dems have made an extraordinary comeback in 2019 because of their anti-Brexit stance. The Observer political editor, Toby Helm, discusses whether the party is here to stay. And: Oliver Wainwright on the inclusion of social housing in this yea...
20:48, 07/17/2019

Corbyn: 'Not up to Lib Dems to decide who will be next PM' Jeremy Corbyn has said he hopes the Lib Dems will reverse their opposition to his plan to stop a no-deal Brexit, declaring it is "not up to Jo Swinson to decide who the next prime minister is going to be"....
07:32, 08/16/2019

Dates of high school graduations in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Grab your bullhorns, leis and plenty of tissues, graduation season is upon us. To help friends and relatives of high school seniors across the Arizona side of the Sonoran desert, News 4 Tucson has compiled a list of all the upcoming gr...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Southern California struck by even more powerful quake, second in two days A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, causing some damage to buildings, with 11 times more force than an apparent foreshock that rattled the same area a day earlier....
23:02, 07/05/2019

Southern Baptists see 12th year of declining membership NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest Protestant denomination is reporting its twelfth year of declining memberships. On Thursday, the Southern Baptist Convention reported total membership for 2018 at 14.8 million, down about 192,000 fro...
12:00, 05/23/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.       &...
04:16, 07/06/2019

Southern California struck by powerful earthquake on Independence Day Emergency crews in Southern California are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Ridgecrest....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
11:00, 05/27/2019

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
23:02, 07/05/2019

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
20:32, 07/04/2019

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
08:48, 07/07/2019

Teen finds prehistoric mastodon jaw in southern Iowa _____ IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A teen searching for arrowheads in southern Iowa found something much bigger: the prehistoric jawbone of a mastodon. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that the 30-inch bone belonged to a juvenile mastodon, an elephant-l...
15:32, 05/18/2019

24th horse dies at Southern California track After six weeks without any deaths, a horse had to be euthanized Friday while training at the Santa Anita Racetrack in Southern California, marking the track’s 24th horse fatality since the beginning of the winter meet in December, according to a rep...
07:16, 05/18/2019

SARA: Summer hiking tips in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Residents have felt the heat, but many are still out hiking. Southern Arizona is a popular spot for hiking, but it can also be deadly. “It’s not so bad so far in the mornings,” said Stephen Cox. HIKING SAFETY: yester...
06:00, 06/27/2019

Fourth of July holiday closures across southern Arizona TUCSON – With Independence Day holiday right around the corner, people across southern Arizona are getting ready to celebrate United States’ birthday with fireworks, barbeques and good times. And that includes city employees. The followin...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Dangerous storm spawns 15 tornadoes across Southern Plains Tornadoes in sparsely populated areas damaged homes and barns in Oklahoma, but no injuries have been reported Monday across the Southern Plains.        ...
20:00, 05/20/2019

Another round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Another round of severe weather is forecast for the Southern Plains, including the possibility of tornadoes. School districts in Oklahoma City, nearby Norman and elsewhere have canceled classes Monday as forecasts also call for h...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konstanz, near the border with Switzerland, voted unani...
06:48, 05/03/2019

7 dead in southern Mali after attack near Burkina Faso BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in Mali say at least seven people are dead after an attack in Koury, near the West African country’s troubled border with Burkina Faso. Amadou Sangho, spokesman for the Interior Security Ministry, said the dead i...
06:16, 05/20/2019

Police: 5 dead after SUV hits truck in southern Illinois MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people have died after an SUV crashed into the back of a semitrailer along an interstate in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police Trooper Bridget Rice says the crash happened Thursday afternoon near the West Fra...
05:32, 05/03/2019

Air strike kill eight police in southern Afghanistan, says official An air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Man killed in southern Indiana house explosion identified JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A coroner has released the name of the man who was killed when an explosion leveled a home in southern Indiana. Clark County Coroner Billy Scott on Tuesday identified the man as William Phillips. The News and Tribune repor...
14:00, 05/21/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
10:48, 04/28/2019

4 dead, 2 injured in stabbing rampage in Southern California Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images A man who was "full of anger" went on a two-hour stabbing and robbery rampage in Southern California, killing four people and wounding two others, authorities said Wednesday. The violence appeared to be random and the...
06:48, 08/08/2019

90 Cubans escape migration detention in southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — Ninety Cubans have broken out of the Siglo XXI migrant detention center in southern Mexico, the latest escape of migrants at the overextended facility. The National Migration Institute says the migrants escaped in the very early ho...
17:00, 05/05/2019

UAW seeks elusive southern toehold at VW's Tenn. plant The latest UAW organizing vote at VW's Chattanooga plant has been opposed by prominent Republican elected officials in Tennessee and is expected to be close. Voting began Wednesday and polls close late today....
07:32, 06/14/2019

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Southern EU leaders criticize migrant rescue ships Leaders southern EU states tried to develop a common political and economic stance ahead of an EU summit. Migration was one issue topping the agenda with a call for rescue ships to give way to the Libyan coast guard....
23:00, 06/14/2019

Floods kill at least 28 in southern India, displace thousands At least 28 people have died in the southern Indian state of Kerala after torrential monsoon rains caused landslides and flooding that cut off some areas, authorities said on Friday....
14:16, 08/09/2019

Turkey slams southern EU nations on drilling bid off Cyprus ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized the leaders of southern European Union nations for urging the EU to consider taking action against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The Turkish Fore...
09:16, 06/15/2019

Global migrants' journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crum...
13:16, 04/28/2019

Massive dinosaur bone uncovered in southern France Scientists at one of the "most productive dig sites in Europe" have uncovered a dinosaur thigh bone from over 150 million years ago.       ...
11:32, 07/26/2019

Southern Miss erases 8-run hole, tops Ariz. St. 13-12 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gabe Montenegro’s two-run single to right with two outs completed a stunning comeback and lifted Southern Mississippi to a 13-12 victory over Arizona State on Sunday in an elimination game at the NCAA’s Baton Rouge...
16:48, 06/02/2019

Southern Water must pay for its pollution spills, watchdog told Environmental groups condemn cutting of company’s fine from £37.7m to £3mEnvironmental groups are demanding one of Britain’s biggest water companies be made to pay tens of millions of pounds to restore the damage to habitats and wildlife caused by th...
08:32, 07/18/2019

U.S. commander overseeing Guantanamo Bay fired: Southern Command The U.S. admiral in charge of the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba has been fired "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command," U.S. Southern Command said in a statement on Sunday....
16:48, 04/28/2019

In VW Chattanooga vote, UAW seeks elusive U.S. southern toehold For the second time in five years, workers at Volkswagen AG's Chattanooga, Tennessee, assembly plant have been voting this week on whether to unionize, potentially handing the United Auto Workers its first toehold in the U.S. South....
11:00, 06/13/2019

At least 3 dead, 1 injured in shooting in southern France: Report At least three people were killed and one person wounded in a shooting in Ollioules commune of the Var department in southeastern France on Sunday evening....
06:16, 07/29/2019

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Africa, Asia and the Americas have traveled across oceans, through jungles and mountains and up through Central America on a route that — so far — ends in the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse tops the agenda The Southern Baptist Convention has opened a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis. (June 11)        ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Concern over Mexico tariffs grows in southern Arizona NOGALES – Concern is growing over the president’s promise to impose tariffs on Mexican imports. In a press conference in London Tuesday, President Trump said a 5 percent tariff will start next week. Produce distributors gathered in Nogales to e...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Southern Baptists meet; endorse steps against sex abuse BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, presid...
03:32, 06/12/2019