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Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The No. 2 House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to enac...

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost

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Maybe Steny Hoyer Should Keep Ilhan Omar's Name Out of His Mouth House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is one of Israel’s most fervid allies in the Democratic Party, if not all of D.C. Despite being the second-most-powerful Democrat in the House, for example, Hoyer gleefully threw progressive freshman members—includin...
13:32, 08/15/2019

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC had no influence on American politics. A new Intercept story sheds some light on just how untr...
19:00, 06/20/2019

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

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
20:16, 07/09/2019

Fed chief faces tough task in Congressional testimony: 'Walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls' Fed Chair Jerome Powell testifies before Congress this week, and he is expected to indicate the Fed could soon cut interest rates to boost the economy....
16:16, 07/09/2019

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites. After touring the center in Miami on Tuesday, Pence also said that for the first time the cent...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation....
11:16, 06/06/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
09:16, 07/10/2019

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare praise from investors on its emissions policies....
11:32, 05/21/2019

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
14:16, 07/11/2019

Rep. Clyburn apologizes to Pelosi and Hoyer for ‘tokenism’ comments In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Clyburn said “tokenism is all right” with the House speaker and the House majority leader. He later walked back the comments....
10:00, 06/20/2019

McConnell against pay raise for senators, but Hoyer says House still moving forward — for now Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell won’t allow a pay increase for senators this year, a sign that the Kentucky Republican wants to avoid the politically loaded issue as he runs for a seventh term.“We’re not doing a COLA in the Senate,” McConnell ...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Hoyer urges subpoena for Mueller, as Dems ramp up calls for testimony House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday that lawmakers should issue a subpoena for Robert Mueller if he declines to voluntarily testify on Capitol Hill about the Russia probe, amid increasing calls from fellow Democrats to hear from the former...
12:16, 06/04/2019

Jim Clyburn accuses Hoyer, Pelosi of 'tokenism' in staffing, then walks back attacks House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn accused House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi of not prioritizing diversity hiring within their congressional offices — charging that “tokenism is all right with” his Democratic leadership colleagu...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

A Texas Congressional Seat Just Got Very Competitive Representative Pete Olson, a Republican, announced on Thursday that he would not seek a seventh term. His seat in a diverse district will be a top target for Democrats....
21:00, 07/26/2019

CIOs See End of 'AI Gone Wild' in Congressional Hearings Chief information officers this week are keeping a close eye on federal hearings concerning misinformation and malicious activity in social media—fearing a broader regulatory clampdown on the use of artificial intelligence....
16:48, 06/26/2019

What to Watch in Fed Chairman's Congressional Testimony Will the central bank cut interest rates at its July 30-31 meeting? Powell has the opportunity to reset or ratify those expectations during his testimony on Capitol Hill....
07:48, 07/09/2019

Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal court has ruled that Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional and has ordered a new one be drawn for the 2020 elections. A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati ruled unanimously Friday that ...
10:48, 05/03/2019

Candidates face off in GOP primary for NC congressional race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republicans are deciding who should carry their banner into a high-profile congressional race in a North Carolina district lacking a delegate in Washington because last year’s election was tainted by ballot fraud. Republica...
00:32, 05/14/2019

Democrats say congressional obstruction is pushing some to think about impeachment Key House Democrats who have avoided questions about impeachment in the past say that President Donald Trump could be exposing himself to another potential avenue for impeachment by obstructing congressional investigations....
21:32, 04/30/2019

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trump said during an interview with The Hill that he has been consulting with Congress about the ongoing ...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Trump Will Travel to Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president plans to hold a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
14:48, 05/20/2019

Rep. Nadler: Trump has blocked over 20 congressional probes WASHINGTON — House Democrats and President Trump are not just fighting over the Mueller report. More than 20 congressional investigations have been hampered by the Trump administration, according to House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY). “By...
16:00, 05/15/2019

Judges won’t delay order for new Ohio congressional map COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal judges who found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional won’t delay their order for a new map to be drawn by June 14. Ohio’s elections chief and other Republicans requested to put on hold a new m...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Congressional leaders eye restoring automatic pay hike WASHINGTON (AP) — A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by more than a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they’ve shunned since Barack Obama was first president. I...
00:16, 05/09/2019

Congressional leaders get classified briefing on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders received a classified briefing on Iran from the White House Thursday following criticism that lawmakers have been kept out of the loop about recent military moves in the Middle East. Members of the so-called Ga...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of minority stakes, should be done through auction....
14:00, 06/06/2019

Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may be delayed Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated testimony on Capitol Hill next week may be delayed by a week amid negotiations on the length of his hearings before two House panels, according to multiple reports. Sources briefed on the dis...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Tulsi Gabbard has raised no money for congressional campaign Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has gone all in on the White House. The Hawaii congresswoman has raised money exclusively for her 2020 presidential bid and has neglected her congressional campaign account to reveal a negative contribution balance. The most recent...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Federal court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional A federal court on Friday found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, ordering that a new map be proposed by June ahead of the 2020 elections -- and blocking the state from holding another election under the current map....
14:16, 05/03/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
15:16, 05/03/2019

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. Some congressional Republicans called for impeaching then-Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein in 2018 for ignoring a congressional subpoena. Now, those same Republicans have suggested congressional subpoenas are optional....
11:00, 06/07/2019

Trump Holds Rally in Pennsylvania to Help a Congressional Candidate, and Himself The president held a rally on Monday in an area replete with culturally conservative, white, working-class voters whose energy in 2016 delivered the state’s 20 electoral votes to Mr. Trump....
22:48, 05/20/2019

Congressional Veterans Pitch In to Rebuild Oversight Muscle Years of budget cuts and a stream of departures have left Congress lacking in expertise and experience to challenge a recalcitrant Trump White House....
09:32, 06/22/2019

Congressional panel names witnesses for Boeing Max hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — A famous airline pilot and a former safety regulator are among witnesses scheduled for a congressional hearing on the grounded Boeing 737 Max. The House aviation subcommittee said Monday it will hear from Chesley Sullenberger, who s...
19:00, 06/10/2019

The IRS turned over Nixon’s tax returns the same day a congressional panel asked for them New documents appear to undermine the Trump administration's contention that House lawmakers' request for the president's tax returns is "unprecedented."...
22:16, 07/27/2019

Dems to yank bill to raise congressional pay after backlash House Democratic leaders are postponing consideration of a bill that would include a pay raise for members of Congress, after facing a major backlash from the party's most vulnerable members.Top Democrats agreed in a closed-door meeting Monday night ...
19:32, 06/10/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Republicans Are Having a Meltdown Over Donald Trump Jr.'s Congressional Subpoena Donald Trump Jr., the president’s beefy, stump-sitting son, has been subpoenaed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, reportedly to answer questions about his previous appearance, where he may have perjured himself by insisting that he...
09:00, 05/09/2019

How a congressional trip highlighted migrants' detention misery Democrats described brutal conditions as ProPublica reported demeaning Facebook posts attributed to border officialsThe trip was seen as a simple fact-finding mission for members of Congress to view conditions at the border. But within hours of their...
16:16, 07/02/2019

IRS turned over Nixon’s tax returns the same day that a congressional panel asked for them New documents appear to undermine the Trump administration's contention that House lawmakers' request for the president's tax returns is "unprecedented."...
19:16, 07/25/2019

Trump announces budget deal with congressional leaders President Trump and congressional leadership have reached a deal on a new federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling, it was announced Monday night. “I am pleased to announce that a deal has been struck with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, S...
04:32, 07/23/2019

White House, congressional leaders will try again to reach spending deal Top congressional leaders from both parties will meet with senior White House officials this week as the Trump administration and Congress try once again to reach a deal to avoid tens of billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts this fall, accor...
13:32, 06/16/2019

Special Counsel Mueller’s Congressional Testimony Delayed Until July 24 WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress has been delayed until July 24 under an agreement that gives lawmakers more time to question him. Mueller had been scheduled to testify July 17 before two house committee...
10:16, 07/13/2019

Dems pressure congressional leaders to act on gun control and white supremacy House Democrats are demanding Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell immediately return to Washington so the Senate can vote on gun control legislation in the wake of two deadly mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 31 people dead. The m...
20:48, 08/06/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Trumps host congressional picnic, complete with ferris wheel President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed members of Congress and their families to the White House on Friday for a picnic on the first day of summer....
18:16, 06/21/2019

Trump responds to Mueller’s upcoming congressional testimony: ‘It never ends’ ​President Trump said “it never ends” in reaction to news that special counsel Robert Mueller would appear before two House committees next month to testify about his Russia investigation. “Well, my reaction is that it never ends,&#...
07:48, 06/26/2019

Kellyanne Conway says ignoring congressional subpoena is ‘taking one for the team’ White House counselor will not honor a House Oversight Committee subpoena by the July 25 deadline, which means she could be held in contempt of Congress....
11:48, 07/16/2019

Acting CBP chief open to congressional oversight for immigration policy ​WASHINGTON — The head of Customs and Border Protection said Sunday he’d welcome more congressional oversight of the zero tolerance border polices, including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 9/11 style commission. “Whatever ​C​ongress want...
18:32, 07/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department tells Mueller to limit congressional testimony The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe....
17:48, 07/22/2019

White House to Former Counsel Don McGahn: Ignore Those Congressional Subpoenas, We Got You The White House is continuing its efforts to defy Congress as new reports note that the Trump administration has directed former White House counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a Congressional subpoena related to Robert Mueller’s investigation....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Mnuchin Says Agreement Close With Congressional Leaders on Debt Ceiling Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the administration was “very close” to reaching a deal with congressional leaders to raise the federal borrowing limit and set overall spending levels for the next two years....
12:48, 07/15/2019

White House Orders McGahn Not To Comply With Congressional Subpoena WASHINGTON (NBC News) — The White House has directed former counsel Donald McGahn not to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, current White House counsel Pat Cipollo...
09:48, 05/07/2019

Congressional Leaders Urge Members to Approve Spending Deal Congressional leaders from both parties are urging lawmakers to support a two-year spending deal that also lifts the government’s borrowing limit, seeking to ensure the compromise negotiated for weeks passes with broad bipartisan majorities....
12:00, 07/24/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump and his family do business with....
10:48, 05/18/2019

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
20:48, 07/02/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lower house, dashing earlier hopes the vote would be concluded by Wednesday....
15:32, 06/26/2019

Trump looks to go easy on Turkey, setting up a fight with congressional Republicans President Trump doesn’t want to punish Turkey further for purchasing advanced anti-aircraft weaponry from Russia, putting him on a collision course with Republican lawmakers intent on rebuking the wayward NATO ally....
20:16, 07/29/2019

White House Orders Its Former Top Lawyer to Ghost a Congressional Subpoena The ongoing war between congressional Democrats and the White House continued apace on Monday, with the Trump administration’s Department of Justice issuing a legal opinion arguing it’s totally fine for former White House Counsel Don McGahn to ignore...
19:32, 05/20/2019

White House orders Don McGahn not to comply with congressional subpoena Former White House counsel was subpoenaed by the House committee investigating the findings of the special counsel The White House has informed Congress that it has ordered the former counsel Don McGahn not to hand over documents subpoenaed by a cong...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Ilhan Omar to join new black-Jewish congressional caucus Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a black-Jewish congressional caucus that formed this week. The first-term Minnesota Democrat has taken heat in the past for controversial comments about Israel as well as comments that trivialized the 9/11 terror attacks...
14:48, 06/07/2019

White House consents to congressional interview of ex-staffer on security The White House said on Friday it has consented to a former staffer appearing before a congressional panel for an "on the record interview," accompanied by his lawyers, regarding security clearance policies and procedures....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Explainer: Can Trump use executive privilege to block congressional probes? Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Amazon’s strategy to win over congressional critics: Tours of its giant warehouses Amazon woos members of Congress to its warehouses even as President Trump and his would-be Democratic rivals rip the retailer for its treatment of the people who work there....
17:00, 08/21/2019

Former Bush economist Phillip Swagel to lead Congressional Budget Office Former Treasury official Phillip Swagel will serve as the new director of the Congressional Budget Office, the nonpartisan office that provides budgetary and economic expertise to Congress....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Eric Swalwell ends U.S. presidential bid, will seek reelection for Congressional seat Swalwell, 38, announced his exit in his home district, describing his decision as “the beginning of an opportunity in Congress with a new perspective” influenced by his 3-month-long presidential bid....
14:32, 07/08/2019

Trump vetoes congressional effort to block Saudi arms sales President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirate...
20:32, 07/24/2019

Trump to trigger process to accelerate congressional vote on N.A. trade pact The White House plans to trigger a process that would allow President Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step....
18:32, 05/30/2019

Taraji P. Henson to Testify Before Congressional Committee on Black Youth Suicide On the day that her “Can We Talk” Mental Health Conference weekend (June 7-9) is set to kick off in Washington, D.C., actress Taraji P. Henson will testify before the newly formed Congressional Black Caucus Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide....
18:00, 05/22/2019

White House directs former aide not to answer over 200 questions in congressional probe U.S. President Donald Trump's White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, according to a ...
17:00, 07/08/2019

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But w...
05:16, 05/22/2019

State senator wins North Carolina congressional primary in redo North Carolina State Sen. Dan Bishop won the Republican nomination in the 9th congressional district in a special election Tuesday after last year's results were thrown out because of fraud allegations....
20:16, 05/14/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
19:32, 05/20/2019

North Carolina to hold congressional primary after race tainted by fraud North Carolina voters on Tuesday will start the process of picking a new Republican candidate for Congress after state officials ordered a rerun of a November 2018 race marred by an absentee-ballot fraud scheme....
05:16, 05/14/2019

Former aide directed by White House not to answer questions during congressional probe "The White House has directed that I not respond to this question because of the constitutionally-based Executive Branch confidentiality interests that are implicated," Annie Donaldson said - a total of 212 times....
22:16, 07/08/2019

'Cover-up in spirit': Congressional report attacks USOC and FBI over Nassar abuse Former USA Gymnastics doctor abused dozens of athletesReport says institutions failed to act of reports of abuseA series of institutions, including the US Olympic Committee and FBI, “fundamentally failed” to protect young athletes from the serial sex...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Congressional testimony, Ground Zero flag featured at wake for fallen 9/11 hero The wake for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund featured many highlights of his life....
22:00, 07/02/2019

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway will ignore congressional subpoena A government watchdog found that Conway violated the Hatch Act on numerous occasions by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates” while speaking in her official capacity....
13:48, 07/15/2019

Former Trump aide Hope Hicks arrives for closed congressional testimony Hope Hicks, once a close aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to face questions in Congress about six instances in which Democrats believe Trump may have broken the law during the 2016 presidential campaign and wh...
08:16, 06/19/2019

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
16:00, 06/20/2019

Trump and congressional leaders announce critical debt and budget deal The two-year, $1.37tn agreement would avoid the possibility of a government shutdown or first-ever federal defaultDonald Trump and congressional leaders announced Monday that they had struck a critical debt and budget agreement. The deal amounts to a...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump: Congressional leaders agree on two-year budget deal President Donald Trump announced Monday that congressional leaders reached a tentative two-year budget deal to avoid automatic spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
19:16, 07/22/2019

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Ri...
23:16, 05/06/2019

Colombian ex rebel takes congressional seat amid drug trafficking charges A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group took his seat in congress on Tuesday, 11 days after being released from prison on drug trafficking charges that prevented him from being sworn in last year....
09:16, 06/11/2019

U.S. congressional leaders welcome plans for Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar to visit Israel The leaders of a bipartisan U.S. congressional delegation visiting Israel welcomed plans by Democratic Reps. Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar to visit the country....
14:16, 08/11/2019

Congressional investigators seeking Nellie Ohr’s opposition research records on Trump family Republican House investigators are working to obtain records from Russia probe figure Nellie Ohr containing opposition research on then-presidential candidate Donald Trump, his wife and children, two sources familiar with the matter tell Fox News....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Congressional Dems propose carbon tax bill, claim it would cut emissions 100 percent by 2050 Three congressional Democrats proposed a gradually-increasing carbon tax Thursday that they claimed would meet their ambitious goal of cutting carbon emissions 100 percent by 2050....
16:00, 07/25/2019

Texas Dem star Wendy Davis plots comeback, jumps into congressional race Wendy Davis – the pink sneaker-wearing Texas Democrat who rose to fame among liberals for her 13-hour filibuster of a state Senate abortion bill in 2013, and then lost a high-profile run for governor a year later – announced Monday she plans to run f...
08:48, 07/22/2019

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelligence analyst to prevent his testimony about climate change from entering into the congressional reco...
12:32, 06/08/2019

Trump praises talks as White House, congressional leaders close in on budget deal White House officials and congressional leaders are closing in on a budget deal on Monday that would raise spending levels for both the Pentagon and nondefense programs while extending the debt limit until at least July 2021, according to sources clo...
13:32, 07/22/2019

Trump blasts Democrats for Hope Hicks testimony, calls congressional hearings 'rigged' Trump criticized Congressional Democrats for subpoenaeing ex-aide Hope Hicks to testify about incidents detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller's report....
10:16, 06/19/2019

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
07:00, 08/18/2019

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
16:48, 06/21/2019

Puerto Rico official: Former congressional rep to be nominated as island secretary of state, next in line for governor Embattled Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will nominate former congressional representative Pedro Pierluisi as secretary of state, effectively making him the next in the line to lead the U.S. territory after Rossello resigns Friday, an island lawm...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Trump family sues Deutsche Bank and Capital One in effort to block Congressional subpoenas In an attempt to block banks from handing over financial records to Congress, the Trump family is suing the financial outfits.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

President Trump Vetoes Congressional Effort to Block Saudi Arabia Arms Sales WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a trio of congressional resolutions aimed at blocking his administration from bypassing Congress and selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintenance support to Saudi Arabia and the ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Presidential hopefuls swap the campaign trail for the field at Congressional Women’s Softball Game The Members team ultimately fell 10-4 to the press team, despite valiant efforts from players such as 2020 presidential hopeful and team pitcher Kirsten Gillibrand....
15:00, 06/20/2019

Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasts border funding bill as 'betrayal' of American values Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus blasted Thursday's passage of a bipartisan $4.5 billion border funding bill, calling it a "betrayal of our American values."...
18:48, 06/27/2019

Second congressional Democrat staffer charged in scheme to dox Republicans amid Kavanaugh confirmation fight A second aide to New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing federal charges stemming from a scheme to publicly post the personal information of several Republican politicians amid the contentious confirmation hearings for now-Justice Brett K...
15:32, 06/19/2019

7 takeaways from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, ahead of his congressional hearings After a two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller released his findings. On April 18, 2019, the Department of Justice released a redacted version of the full report. A major takeaway from the report was that Trump's advisors playe...
15:48, 07/23/2019

U.S. Congress-White House budget, debt limit talks sputter: congressional leaders Negotiations on Wednesday between the Trump administration and top officials in the U.S. Congress failed to produce a deal on overall federal spending levels for the fiscal year starting on Oct. 1 and the need to raise Washington's borrowing authorit...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Court rules Ohio’s congressional map was manipulated for partisan gain, is unconstitutional; orders new one for 2020 CINCINNATI (AP) — Court rules Ohio’s congressional map was manipulated for partisan gain, is unconstitutional; orders new one for 2020....
10:48, 05/03/2019

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
06:48, 08/02/2019

Lindsey Graham Advised Donald Trump Jr. to Ignore Congressional Subpoena, #LindseyGrahamResign Trends on Twitter After South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham advised president Donald Trump’s son not to comply with a congressional subpoena and to exercise his Fifth Amendment rights if he does agree to testify, #LindseyGrahamResign began trending on Twitter on Tuesda...
14:00, 05/14/2019

The sole Republican congressman to call for Trump's impeachment just left the GOP, and the move could cost him his congressional seat AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan — the sole Republican member of Congress to call for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump— announced on July 4 he is leaving the Republican Party. In an o...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Trump China currency manipulator designation met with congressional silence, including from Democrats who'd long sought it President Trump's designation of China as a currency manipulator has drawn virtually no reaction from members of Congress, even though a number of lawmakers have pressed for years such a move....
02:16, 08/08/2019

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
20:16, 07/09/2019

Trump to trigger process that could accelerate congressional vote on North America trade pact: Washington Post The White House plans to trigger a process on Thursday that would allow President Donald Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a ste...
14:16, 05/30/2019

Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’ Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Suicides Among Black Children Are at Crisis Levels. The Congressional Black Caucus Aims to Do Something About It The rise in the suicide rate for black children ages 5 to 12 is an overlooked national emergency, according to a panel convened by the Congressional Black Caucus on the eve of Mental Health Awareness Month....
12:16, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump sues Deutsche Bank, Capital One in 'long shot' attempt to block congressional subpoenas President Donald Trump has sued Deutsche Bank and Capital One to try to prevent them from providing financial records to Congress per subpoenas.        ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heavy rain, hail and blowing dust. This is a friendly reminder of what to do if you’re caught in a...
08:32, 07/17/2019

What Is A Storm Surge And Why Is It So Dangerous? Severe cyclone Fani, which blasted ashore on Friday in the eastern part of the country, is expected to pack a frequently underestimated yet lethal threat: storm surge....
03:32, 05/03/2019

AI could boost GDP by millions Artificial intelligence (AI) could provide a 22 percent boost to the UK's GDP by 2030 according to new research from McKinsey and Quantumblack.The research also revealed that British companies which fully incorporate AI tools into their organiza...
11:00, 06/10/2019

F-35 set for laser boost Fighter Jet laser weapons are on the fast track, expected to bring new air attack options to “burn holes” through enemy targets at the speed of light....
18:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Thursday Storm Potential Update We’ll still see strong to borderline severe storms Thursday afternoon & evening but just won’t have the juice to get something more significant fired up. Extensive cloud cover from morning showers & severe storms across the deep south wil...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added 16 points and Natasha Howard 12 for Seattle (3-2)...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which was pretty well removed from anything else GM was doing in 1990. Of GM’s two youth-oriented sporty-ish ...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
06:32, 05/22/2019

Now the internet wants to ‘Storm Loch Ness’ First, they came for the aliens. Then, they came for the Bermuda Triangle. Now, they’re coming for the Loch Ness Monster. Following in the footsteps of the “Storm Area 51” and “Storm the Bermuda Triangle” events, a Faceb...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Oil steadies as U.S. supply ramps up after storm Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, paring gains as U.S. offshore crude production resumed after Hurricane Barry and tensions between the U.S. and Iran were seen easing....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 mile...
14:16, 07/11/2019

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday....
21:48, 05/31/2019

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varied weapons spawn in known locations and -- perhaps most importantly -- the sto...
02:48, 06/06/2019

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:00, 07/13/2019

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
00:16, 05/30/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
02:16, 05/02/2019

After the Storm, a Fight for Survival in Mozambique Idai was the deadliest cyclone to hit southern Africa in over a century. Augusto Brás and his wife, Amélia, lost their home and their son in the flooding. Now, with their crops ruined and the next big harvest a year away, staying alive is a daily str...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Mystics use 29-8 4th quarter to beat Storm 88-59 Aerial Powers led six Washington players in double figures with 16 points and the Mystics beat the Seattle Storm 88-59       ...
21:32, 08/14/2019

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely by its full name) during the Atlantic hurricane se...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Exactly how much 'nature time' do we need to boost well-being? Researchers have established that being in nature can boost well-being, but a new study asks exactly how much we need each week to feel the full benefit....
08:32, 06/17/2019

Telemedicine gets a boost with new study A new study provides ammunition for members of Congress who hope to expand health coverage, both private and public, to cover telemedicine, remote health services that keep patients in their homes....
20:16, 06/06/2019

California to boost gasoline tax again California will charge the highest taxes on gasoline in the United States come Monday but some complain that even more money is needed to maintain the Golden State's roads and freeways....
19:00, 06/29/2019

Best 10 foods to boost metabolism Chili peppers, protein sources, and green vegetables are among the best foods for boosting metabolism. In this article, we provide a list of the best metabolism boosting foods and other tips to increase metabolic rate....
20:16, 05/21/2019

What Amazon Might Want With Boost Mobile Sprint and T-Mobile have agreed to spin off Boost Mobile to win approval of their planned merger. A report says e-commerce giant Amazon is interested....
08:00, 06/01/2019

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons i...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration from the use of cloud services.The cybersecurity firm surveyed 1,000 enterprise organizations worldwid...
11:32, 06/19/2019

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/...
23:32, 07/16/2019

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

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds of showers and storms with a decent break in betwe...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
00:32, 06/18/2019

After storming Area 51, you can storm Loch Ness Inspired by the mock plan to storm Area 51, Scotland now has an event scheduled to definitively prove the existence of its own elusive creature: the Loch Ness monster....
10:00, 07/23/2019

It Is Tricky Finding Safety From a Market Storm The bond market is holding up a giant sign in capital letters warning of trouble ahead. The next big market scare might not be far away, but is hard to prepare for....
14:48, 08/08/2019

Thiem rides the storm to knock out Djokovic Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory on Saturday and set up a repeat of last year's showdown with Rafael Nadal....
01:16, 06/09/2019

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others....
20:16, 06/09/2019

Tracking Monday Severe Storm Threat We have one more round inbound! After a morning batch of showers & a few storms weakens our severe storm threat ramps back up mid/late Monday afternoon pushing into eastern counties into the early evening. Watch for damaging wind, hail and heavy rain...
01:16, 06/24/2019

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, the new Aprilia Storm 125 is now the most......
06:32, 05/30/2019

Storm's Bird out indefinitely with injured knee Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body in her left knee and is out indefinitely, the team announced. Bird has been part of all three Storm championship teams....
11:16, 05/21/2019

| Vunipola comes out fighting to bury Folau storm Billy Vunipola acknowledged that a starring role for Saracens was the only way he could come out fighting after criticism for defending Israel Folau's...
05:16, 05/12/2019

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The dust storms will be here soon enough. Make sure you have the appropriate tunes. https://t.co/AqH0vCNZ...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
21:32, 07/13/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
09:16, 07/12/2019

8 trapped ducklings rescued from storm drain STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Firefighters have rescued eight ducklings from a storm drain on the University of Connecticut campus. The school says bystanders walking near the chemistry building called the fire department after noticing a mother duck and two ...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Storm Displaces Laurel County Family EAST BERNSTADT, Ky. (LEX 18)- Some families in Laurel County are cleaning up after storms tore through trees this weekend. One family is searching for a place to stay in the meantime. Walking up and down Highway 25 in East Bernstadt, there are many d...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Aprilia Storm 125 Launch Details Revealed Piaggio India is all set to launch the Aprilia Storm 125 on 30th May, 2019. The Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is a more affordable version of the regular Aprilia SR......
06:00, 05/27/2019

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
04:16, 06/02/2019

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’...
19:48, 06/30/2019

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
02:48, 07/08/2019

Days after storm, clean up continues in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Two days after a storm barreled through Dallas, whole trees can still be seen where they fell, hundreds of traffic signals remain out and the work to restore power to thousands of people is ongoing. Near downtown, a fallen crane that ki...
18:16, 06/11/2019

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-largest city woke up in shock Sunday to find that nearly...
15:32, 07/01/2019

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening and into tomorrow. Heavy rain along with the threat for severe storms is there, especially south and ...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Sudanese forces storm barricades at sit-in demo At least nine people have been injured at a pro-democracy sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, eyewitnesses say, as violence continued in the country in the wake of the removal of President Omar al-Bashir....
02:00, 05/16/2019

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs        ...
11:48, 05/21/2019

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,...
17:48, 07/12/2019

Boost your retirement income with these key moves The more money you have in retirement, the more freedom and flexibility you'll enjoy. Here are a few strategic moves to boost retirement income.        ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

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

Trump's tax cut isn't giving the US economy the boost it needs Benefits from what President Trump called "the biggest reform of all time" to the tax code have dwindled to a faint breeze just 20 months after its enactment, writes John Harwood....
09:32, 08/16/2019

Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third Working professionals at the age of 34 or under stand to gain more from moving overseas to work, compared to any other group of professionals, a new study has revealed....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Target surges on same-day service boost Target Corp raised its annual profit forecast on Wednesday after reporting better-than-expected quarterly results as higher investments to remodel stores and beef up digital business drew in more shoppers, sending shares up 17%....
06:00, 08/21/2019

U.S. Government Urged to Boost Technology R&D The federal government needs to do more to support the development of innovative technology as U.S. productivity falls and foreign tech hubs gain clout, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said....
02:16, 05/23/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will likely increase the U.S. rate of inflation, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday....
03:32, 05/14/2019

You might not believe how much money Boost Mobile could be sold for The $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint still requires approval from the Justice Department. About a week and a half ago, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recommended that his fellow commissioners approve the deal after T-Mobile and Sprint agreed to a n...
22:48, 05/29/2019

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients? A recent study investigates whether physical activity can improve well-being and reduce symptoms in the population of an inpatient psychiatric unit....
06:16, 05/23/2019

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
12:00, 07/10/2019

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

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
18:32, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
15:16, 07/13/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
08:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Oil prices edge up on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices inched higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
05:32, 07/12/2019

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
12:00, 07/10/2019

Armed militants storm luxury hotel in Pakistan Gunfire heard at Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar, in restive Balochistan provinceAt least three armed militants have stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan and exchanged fire with government forces.Local media said the fighters stormed the Pearl Contin...
08:32, 05/11/2019

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also r...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
13:48, 07/13/2019

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, whe...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Storm Hits West Tripura Damaging More Than 300 Houses Hundreds of houses have been damaged, several trees uprooted and power lines snapped as strong winds accompanied by thundershower hit West Tripura district on Wednesday night, officials said....
16:00, 05/16/2019

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
05:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
00:16, 07/12/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
16:48, 07/13/2019

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm....
12:00, 07/10/2019

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:16, 07/11/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Fr...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
06:00, 07/15/2019

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
14:48, 07/10/2019

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angeles already had the most successful franchise in Major League Soccer history. A team that have won mor...
04:32, 07/15/2019

Death toll from storm in northern Greece rises to 7 The death toll from a violent storm that struck northern Greece increased to 7 after a body found at sea was identified as that of a missing fisherman...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
12:00, 07/14/2019

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
12:00, 07/11/2019

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
12:16, 07/11/2019

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
16:32, 06/12/2019

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
16:48, 07/11/2019

Gunmen storm five-star hotel in Pakistan, killing at least one Three gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Pakistan's southwestern port city of Gwadar on Saturday, killing at least one guard and battling security forces inside, officials and the army said....
10:48, 05/11/2019

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
03:32, 07/11/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
15:48, 07/15/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded v...
09:16, 04/28/2019

Storm Area 51 event removed from Facebook 'by accident' For a harrowing couple of days, Facebook removed the page of the Storm Area 51 event that has gone viral in recent weeks, a decision it said was an accident....
11:48, 08/07/2019

Semenya to run in Doha as storm rages over new IAAF rules Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres on Friday before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes....
06:32, 05/02/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
03:32, 06/17/2019

A Monsoon storm crushes the eastside as July goes out with a bang TUCSON – Total July rainfall for Tucson is now in the books and with only 1.07″ for the entire month, (a month which averages 2.25″), this July will be remembered as dry. But in the fine print will be July 31st for eastside resident...
00:48, 08/01/2019

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
01:32, 06/22/2019

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Trying to outslug the Yankees is a death sentence these days. The Astros attempted to trade punches Saturday night and were no match for a lineup that killed softly with run-producing singles as well as the long ball. With Gio Urshela and Austin Romi...
22:32, 06/22/2019

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 17, including the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm defeated the Indiana Fever 65-61       ...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Man sitting in SC backyard killed by tree toppled in storm COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 61-year-old man has died after he was hit by a falling tree toppled by strong winds from a severe thunderstorm in South Carolina. Richland County Coroner Gary Watts said George William Lebby was sitting in his ...
13:32, 06/21/2019

Severe T-storm Watch Issued for Central & Eastern KY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect for Central and Eastern Kentucky counties until later this evening. Organized storms capable of reaching severe limits are possible this afternoon and evening. The main threat expected with these storms will be ...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera . The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about ...
09:32, 05/28/2019

Season’s 1st tropical storm forms in Eastern Pacific MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season has formed off the coast of Mexico. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it poses no threat to land. Hurricane Alvin was located about 450 miles (725 kilometer...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
14:32, 05/26/2019

Court Street In Prestonsburg Reopens After Storm Death PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three weeks after severe storms caused a roof collapse that resulted in one death, Court Street  in downtown Prestonsburg has reopened. Michael Coleman, 62, of Pikeville was driving down Court Street when part of a ...
08:48, 06/18/2019

| Cyclone Fani: Nearly 800 000 evacuated in India ahead of storm Nearly 800 000 people in India's eastern coastal districts have been evacuated ahead of the expected arrival of a major cyclone packing winds of up to 200km/h, officials said....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
17:32, 08/21/2019

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclonic Storm Vayu Closes In Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
00:00, 06/11/2019

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-finals on Monday....
14:48, 06/03/2019

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than half a million people to evacuate....
03:32, 08/15/2019

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
22:00, 08/14/2019

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
12:48, 06/13/2019

Greta Thunberg — the teenage eco actvist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
15:32, 08/14/2019

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
11:00, 08/14/2019

Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, police in Valais canton said on Monday as dozens of rescue workers continued to search....
00:32, 08/13/2019

Storm season brings new dread while towns rebuild The annual start of hurricane season casts a shadow of dread over coastal sections of the United States. People fret over the next big one, even as communities struggle to recover from the last one. (May 31)        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

After Racist Troll Storm, US University Graduate Awarded Over $700,000 A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a former American University student government president who accused the founder of a well-known neo-Nazi website of directing his followers to......
19:48, 08/10/2019

China on red alert as typhoon threatens storm surge China has issued a red alert as a typhoon bringing torrential rain and gales descends on its eastern coast, threatening an intense storm surge up the Yangtze river....
10:16, 08/09/2019

Rural Nevada not equipped for big ‘storm Area 51’ turnout LAS VEGAS (AP) – The phone hasn’t stopped ringing at a 10-room motel in the remote Nevada desert since a Facebook post invited people to “storm” the mysterious nearby Area 51 site in September. Connie West at the Little A̵...
16:16, 07/28/2019

Tour de France organizers stop Stage 19 because of storm Tour de France organizers stopped Stage 19 of the race because of a hail storm as Julien Alaphilippe lost his yellow jersey to Egan Bernal       ...
09:00, 07/26/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs f...
17:00, 07/09/2019

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not al...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Bairstow ton as England crush New Zealand to storm into semis "England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow\u0027s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand."...
13:48, 07/03/2019

Yankees making best of Brett Gardner injury storm MINNEAPOLIS — Had the Yankees been at full strength, Brett Gardner likely wouldn’t have started Monday night’s game against Twins lefty Martin Perez. That’s because Giancarlo Stanton and Cameron Maybin swing from the right side; Gardner from the oppo...
06:32, 07/23/2019

Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speedboats A "bold" mission to seize an Iranian super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship from a helicopter....
10:32, 07/04/2019

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
15:16, 07/18/2019

11 Injured As Plane Slides Off Runway After Storm In Myanmar Eleven people were injured as a plane slid off a runway while landing at Yangon airport in Myanmar Wednesday, police said, as a freak storm hit the city....
20:32, 05/08/2019

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning....
22:16, 05/21/2019

Monday nights storm causes power outages in Vail TUCSON-Tucson Electric Power crews have been working several downed power lines in Vail for over 24 hours to get power back on to residents. On Monday a little after 3:00 p.m. residents in Vail were hit with a storm that damaged several power lines l...
22:32, 07/23/2019

1 soldier killed, 2 injured in severe storm in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured after severe weather toppled a large tree on top of them during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
05:00, 07/24/2019

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight victory       ...
22:48, 07/19/2019

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Storm. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
12:00, 07/26/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
07:32, 07/10/2019

Oil rises on falling U.S. stockpiles, Gulf storm forecast Oil prices rose on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. stockpiles fell far more than expected, alleviating concerns about oversupply, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a brewing storm....
23:48, 07/09/2019

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such sce...
20:16, 06/30/2019

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. Th...
05:32, 06/22/2019

Forget Area 51. There’s Now an Invitation to Storm Loch Ness. A Facebook event, apparently inspired by a call to storm Area 51 in Nevada, attracted more than 22,000 pledges to seek out the fabled monster, raising a warning from Scottish lifeguards....
06:48, 07/24/2019

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained wi...
06:48, 05/21/2019

Poll boost for Johnson - but he won't turn up to TV debate Boris Johnson's runaway Tory leadership bandwagon is gathering more pace with a surge in support in two opinion polls and a new high-profile backer, Esther McVey....
06:48, 06/16/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook to Boost Ad Spending as It Tries to Restore Reputation Facebook may more than double its global advertising spending as it aims to rebuild trust after a series of privacy missteps and other controversies dented the social-networking giant’s reputation....
15:00, 06/14/2019

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates could lead to a $10 increase on a single gallon of gas, according to a new study of the so-called “carb...
11:48, 07/12/2019

Muted Inflation Data Provides Further Boost to Treasurys Yields on short-term U.S. government bonds fell Wednesday after another set of tame inflation data bolstered investors’ expectations that the Federal Reserve will soon move to cut interest rates....
12:00, 06/12/2019

Shell eyes dividend boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday said it expects to increase its dividend payouts to shareholders once it completes a $25 billion share buyback by the end of 2020....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Kirby eyes World Cup win for equal pay boost "Chelsea forward Fran Kirby has stressed the importance of success in France for the Lionesses, in order to gain parity in pay with the men\u0027s team."...
02:32, 05/25/2019

Johnson gets boost in race for UK PM's job as former rival backs him Boris Johnson got a boost for his bid to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May when one of his former rivals backed his candidacy on Monday and said he was almost certain to win the contest....
00:32, 06/17/2019

Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiative, “The Next Big Thing,” was unveiled at Sephora’s biggest-ever store in Times Square, which opened...
20:16, 05/24/2019

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’ efficiency beyond what they’d thought possible....
06:32, 07/11/2019

The FDA just approved a new drug to boost women's sex drive Shutterstock The Food and Drug Administration approved Vyleesi, a drug for premenopausal women to raise sexual interest. It treats a condition called hypoactive sexual desire disorder that some believe affects roughly one in 10 women. The first fema...
15:48, 06/23/2019

Brazilian healthcare CIOs plan IoT boost The next two years will see an increase in investment in the technologies, but leaders face digitization and interoperability challenges, according to research....
22:16, 08/05/2019

Ferrari dismiss speculation about aerodynamic boost "Ferrari have poured cold water on speculation they have discovered an aerodynamic mapping error that has cost them precious lap time in the battle with Formula One champions Mercedes."...
04:32, 06/22/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC chief T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp won the support of the head of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a big step toward the deal's approval....
11:32, 05/20/2019

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators have approved a prescription drug to boost sex drive in women. The Food and Drug Administration OK’d the medication for premenopausal women troubled by a lack of sexual desire. The new drug is a shot tha...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Bacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance Scientists say certain bacteria are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a boost.Scientists say the...
09:16, 06/24/2019

Kentucky Governor Gets Election-Eve Boost From Trump LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump refers to Gov. Matt Bevin as his “good friend” and urges Kentucky Republicans to support the governor’s reelection in a recorded phone message on the eve of the state’s primary ele...
01:48, 05/21/2019

T-Mobile's deal for Sprint gets big boost from FCC commission T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of rival Sprint Corp appeared to win the support of a majority of the Federal Communications Commission on Monday, in a significant step toward the deal's approval....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
06:16, 06/18/2019

Boost your PC storage performance by 30x with this free trick When it comes to storage though, random access memory (RAM) remains the best - in terms of speed - that money can buy, at least until someone comes up with user-installed HBM (high bandwidth memory). Using widely available free, open source software ...
03:48, 07/07/2019

The Londoner: Gavin's got the gab to boost Boris Garrulous Gavin Williamson operating as Boris Johnson's campaign schmoozer / The curious case of Kwamei Kwei-Armah's keys / Tom Watson's verve for verse / The thoroughly modern daleks......
04:32, 06/18/2019

Boost Your Confidence By Tricking Your Brain Into Calming Down We all have moments where we’re not quite as confident as we’d like to be. You know, those moments right before a big presentation or while you’re waiting outside your boss’s office waiting to ask her for raise....
14:32, 07/07/2019

Congress may actually get something done – and give a boost to retirement plans The Senate is considering the Secure Act – which could benefit employees and employers – after it passed the House resoundinglyA few months ago I wrote about how a bill that could have a big impact on retirement plans for small business took a few fi...
00:48, 06/27/2019

2 top Dem senators give boost to impeachment effort Patty Murray doesn’t typically make waves. But the low-key senator’s endorsement of an impeachment inquiry is doing exactly that in the Senate Democratic Caucus.The No. 3 Senate Democrat threw her considerable political weight behind the impeachment ...
06:48, 07/30/2019

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened....
07:00, 07/26/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
12:32, 07/16/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
07:32, 05/13/2019

Synagogue got money to boost security just before attack A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue's front entrance — a spot that religious leaders determined last year needed improved security....
14:48, 05/02/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automakers are equipping more sedans with all-wheel drive....
21:00, 05/10/2019

How a dietary change might boost cancer therapy A study in mice finds that eating less of a particular amino acid that is found in high levels in meat and eggs enhances the effects of cancer treatments....
22:48, 08/04/2019

Part of £1.8bn NHS cash boost 'is money already saved up' A £1.8bn cash boost for the NHS announced by Boris Johnson will largely be paid for with money that hospitals already have, a leaked letter has said....
14:48, 08/19/2019

Would you use a red key to boost your Dodge Challenger or Charger to over 700 horsepower? Thousands of drivers have taken home red keys to their Dodge Challengers and Chargers that unleash more than 700 horsepower.        ...
07:32, 05/01/2019

Samsung Galaxy S11 could get a significant power boost The Samsung Galaxy S11 could be the first handset to benefit from the South Korean firm's latest announcement; mass production of the industry's first 12Gb LPDDR5 Mobile DRAM, which is super-fast memory for premium smartphones.While that&ap...
07:32, 07/18/2019

Tesla races to boost service in Germany Subpar service could be a barrier to Tesla making a bigger impact in Germany, where exacting owners value painstaking vehicle care. Tesla is poised to double the number of service centers in the country to 17. ...
19:48, 08/17/2019

China approves used-car exports to boost sales In its latest bid to prop up the auto sector, China started allowing used-car exports from ten cities and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong....
05:00, 05/06/2019

Viral Area 51 ‘raid’ getting big celebrity boost Everyone wants to “see them aliens” — even internet celebrities. When a Facebook event planning a “raid” on Area 51 popped up online, more than 1 million people pledged their online support to see what goes on in the mysteriou...
17:00, 07/16/2019

What's the best approach to boost your 401(k)? Active, passive or a little of both? Everyone has an investing strategy, but the best option includes employing both active and passive management of your portfolio.       ...
07:48, 07/21/2019

Gleyber Torres gives Yankees another boost in a big spot Don’t let the baby face fool you. Gleyber Torres is a killer. Just look at how he has performed in the cauldron that is The Bronx at the age of 22. He has been particularly stellar with runners in scoring position, batting a smooth .402 with eight of...
02:48, 08/03/2019

Options Dwindle to Boost U.S. Economic Growth After debating for days whether the U.S. is going into an economic downturn, Washington policy makers and Wall Street investors on Wednesday barreled into an even more difficult problem: There are few good options to deal with one if it happens....
18:32, 08/21/2019

FTC Wants Facebook Board to Boost Privacy Oversight The Federal Trade Commission is pushing Facebook to accept significant changes to its corporate governance as part of a settlement of user privacy concerns, with reorganization of the company’s board one likely result....
11:00, 05/02/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
21:48, 05/12/2019

Older adults can boost longevity 'with just a little exercise' Norwegian review of 36,000 cases links more activity overall, light or intensive, with lower risk of death Even a small increase in light activity, such as washing dishes, a little gentle gardening, or shuffling around the house, might help stave off...
08:00, 08/22/2019

GSK's long acting HIV injection gets boost from study GlaxoSmithKline's experimental HIV injection is as effective when given every other month as monthly, according to a study, a convenience that could help the British drugmaker in its battle against a rival drug from Gilead Sciences.GSK's two-drug inj...
04:32, 08/22/2019

Target shares surge on same-day delivery boost Target Corp beat expectations for earnings and raised its full-year outlook on Wednesday as its investments in same-day delivery and pick-up services increased traffic to its website and stores, sending shares 19% higher....
02:32, 08/22/2019

Will the iPhone 11 boost sales? Bloomberg weighs in Apple is widely expected to launch three new iPhones this fall, the direct successors of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. These new iPhone 11 handsets will be unveiled at some point in early September, with sales likely to begin by the en...
19:48, 07/25/2019

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

Russia wants to boost transparency with blockchain – are you kidding me? Russia, ruled by Vladimir Putin‘s arguably authoritarian regime, wants to leverage blockchain technology to host Moscow‘s administrative services and boost transparency. Essentially, the government is looking for a contractor to build an Ethereum-bas...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Upgraded Stores Boost McDonald's Sales McDonald’s said sales grew world-wide in its latest quarter after the burger giant made improvements at its stores and implemented new digital-ordering capabilities....
06:48, 07/26/2019

Cyclone Fani: Odisha Braces For Storm, 103 Trains Cancelled So Far Railways has cancelled at least 103 trains in light of cyclone "Fani", which is likely to affect 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, besides Kolkata....
22:48, 05/01/2019

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem t...
14:00, 07/17/2019

UK music festival canceled at last minute amid storm warning Organizers have canceled a major British music festival hours before gates were due to open because a storm has been forecast to slam into its coastal site...
07:48, 08/07/2019

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
17:16, 06/20/2019

India's strongest storm since 2014 now weakening, says weather office Cyclone Fani, the strongest storm to hit India since 2014, is weakening after barreling into the eastern coastal state of Odisha, the chief of the weather office said on Friday....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Lil Nas X, Yodeling Kid, and Keanu Reeves storm Area 51 in remix video, because why not In an interesting turn of events this summer, Area 51 has become a topic of conversation, what with an intended raid to free the alien lifeforms that are held captive there is being planned for September. And who better to jump on the topic than summ...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
13:16, 05/21/2019

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof collapse on Wednesday. At first, it seemed like a no...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoint, killing 20 troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban stormed an army checkpoint in western Farah province, killing 20 troops. Provincial councilman Dadullah Qaneh said on Monday that the insurgents also captured two soldiers in the attack in...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to...
16:16, 07/15/2019

Oil prices down on dwindling storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices sank about 1% on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
20:48, 07/15/2019

Storm's Natasha Howard denies abusing her wife Natasha Howard denies allegations she abused her wife in a statement provided by her lawyer. The Seattle Storm All-Star was accused by her wife on social media Saturday of physically threatening and abusing her.       ...
20:16, 07/16/2019

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
13:48, 06/20/2019

Raccoon freed from storm grate by 10 first responders in 2-hour ordeal A raccoon got his head stuck in a storm grate in Massachusetts — and it took a team of 10 first responders more than two hours to free him from the situation, according to reports. Photos posted by the Newton Fire Department show the furry critter...
18:48, 08/04/2019

Kyrgyzstan special forces attempt to storm former president's mansion Kyrgyzstan special forces have stormed the home of the country's former president Almazbek Atambayev in an attempt to take him into custody, according to Russian state media TASS....
22:48, 08/07/2019

Sponsored: Toyota Glanza Is Ready To Take Hatchback Market By Storm The Toyota Glanza is finally here! It marks a new era in Toyota Kirloskar Motor's Hatchback story in India and it is exactly what the youth is looking for, as their first car purchase....
03:16, 07/10/2019

Driver killed when storm blows shop’s roof onto car in Kentucky A Kentucky driver was killed when a pawn shop’s roof crashed on top of his car during a severe thunderstorm, according to new reports. The roof blew off Wednesday afternoon in Prestonburg, trapping four cars — only one occupied, by a man...
07:00, 05/30/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey ...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Subtropical storm Andrea expected to weaken in coming days MIAMI (AP) — Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic season, is maintaining a northward motion over the western Atlantic but meteorologists say it is expected to weaken late Tuesday and dissipate on Wednesday. The National Hur...
05:00, 05/21/2019

WKU storm chase class embarks on 10th annual journey BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — For as long as she can remember, Olivia Cahill has been captivated with weather. What compelled Cahill, a meteorology student from Dry Ridge, to study at Western Kentucky University was the chance to conduct real-time foreca...
10:32, 05/25/2019

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show ...
16:32, 05/29/2019

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-ca...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 20 Location Found at the center of any of the first three Storm Circles Found at the center of any of the first three Storm Circles is the Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
09:16, 06/23/2019

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian God Whips Up A Sand Storm Of Legal Battles On July 4th, Christie’s auction house in London will sell a rare 3,000 years old, , statue of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s head, portrayed as the god Amun, which according to Christie’s listing “exudes strength and serenity”.  ...
09:00, 06/28/2019

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan in their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump's comments set off a storm of criticism....
08:00, 07/23/2019

Dozens killed by brutal lightning storm in northern India As many as 33 people have been killed by lightning during a vicious thunderstorm that lashed the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to reports. Thirteen other people were injured by lightning and 20 houses collapsed during the Sunday s...
12:00, 07/23/2019

Jordin Clark hits late shot, Storm beat Sky 79-76 SEATTLE (AP) — Jordin Canada scored 17 points, Natasha Howard added 14 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 79-76 on Friday night. Alysha Clark banked in a one-handed shot just before the shot-clock buzzer to give Seatt...
22:48, 06/28/2019

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played ...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
12:00, 06/30/2019

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
00:00, 07/02/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
16:00, 07/01/2019

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who ...
20:16, 06/30/2019

Was Mexico’s freak summer hail storm due to global warming? The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit by an unusual storm that left cars buried beneath 2 metres of hail – but we can’t say that climate change is responsible...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out...
08:32, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters smash windows and try to storm legislature Protesters smashed the windows Hong Kong's legislature on Monday as they attempted to storm the building on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China....
00:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters storm legislature Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over laws that would allow extraditions to China....
05:32, 07/01/2019

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
06:32, 06/28/2019

"Modi Storm Has Uprooted Rahul Gandhi": Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena Wednesday expressed hope that the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will pave the way for restructuring of the main opposition party and herald a new era in the......
13:00, 07/03/2019

Weeks After Deadly Storm, Cyclone Kenneth Hits Mozambique Just over a month after Cyclone Idai left more than 1,000 dead in the region, Cyclone Kenneth struck the East African nation of Mozambique, where residents were bracing for dangerous floods....
09:16, 04/28/2019

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunderstorms will continue across the center of the nation into Monday....
10:16, 06/23/2019

Vicious storm spawns tornadoes in Kansas City area A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Afghan official: Taliban storm checkpoints, kill 7 policemen An Afghan official says at least seven Afghan policemen were killed overnight when the Taliban stormed security checkpoints in western Badghis province....
02:32, 05/04/2019

Protesters Storm Hong Kong, Demanding Police Accountability Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations....
04:48, 07/21/2019

A Freak Storm Dumped Nearly Five Feet of Hail on Guadalajara This Weekend Guadalajara’s streets became rivers briefly over the weekend. A powerful storm dumped rain and hail over the central Mexico city, and when the slurry finally settled, parts of it were buried up to five feet deep in hail.Read more......
09:32, 07/01/2019

'Storm approaching': firms fear for deliveries in shipping shakeup U.S. furniture company RC Willey Home Furnishings is so concerned that new global clean air rules will cause transport disruption that it brought forward the shipment of arm chairs and sofas from China by two months....
01:48, 06/25/2019

Tropical Storm Erick becomes hurricane as it approaches Hawaii, but it may weaken A tropical storm becomes classified as a Category 1 hurricane when its top sustained winds reach 74 mph (119 kph). Sustained wind speeds of at least 111 mph (178 kph) make it a Category 3....
04:16, 07/30/2019

Shane Lowry Weathers Storm To Win British Open, First Major In desperately difficult conditions, Shane Lowry's one-over par final round was still more than enough as he finished on 15-under for the tournament to claim the Claret Jug....
13:32, 07/21/2019

Tropical Storm Erick grows into a hurricane heading toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erick grew into a hurricane on Monday in the eastern Pacific, packing maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph) as it churns more than 1,000 miles (1,610 km) from Hawaii's Big Island, and is expected to get stronger, forecasters said...
00:48, 07/30/2019

Tropical Storm Erick likely to grow into hurricane en route toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erick in the eastern Pacific is likely to grow into a hurricane soon, possibly reaching Category 3 strength by Tuesday as it churns closer toward Hawaii, but it is expected to begin weakening later in the week, forecasters said on Mond...
18:48, 07/29/2019

A weather system heading toward Florida not likely to turn into a tropical storm As it travels toward Florida, a disturbance that's now over the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a full-fledged tropical storm by Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center's Monday afternoon update....
16:48, 07/22/2019

Tropical Storm Erich forms off Mexico, heads toward Hawaii Tropical Storm Erich has formed in the Pacific far off the west coast of Mexico and is predicted to become a hurricane by Monday night as it moves over open waters on a path that could take it near the Hawaiian Islands by late in the coming week...
22:48, 07/27/2019

Yankees storm past Mariners thanks to ninth-inning magic On any other night, the Yankees could be viewed as lucky to come back and beat the Mariners. After all, they botched two fly balls in the outfield and watched their most sure-handed infielder commit a costly fielding error. Through eight innings Tues...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
01:48, 07/01/2019

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
06:32, 07/14/2019

Factbox: Alabama abortion ban triggers Twitter reaction storm Celebrities, activists and politicians swarmed social media to air their opinions on a new law, signed on Wednesday, that almost totally bans abortion in Alabama....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
13:16, 07/13/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
13:48, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
23:48, 06/11/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
16:32, 07/11/2019

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Depart...
00:32, 06/12/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped mor...
11:32, 06/13/2019

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, f...
19:16, 06/11/2019

Report calls on FCC to probe storm aftermath in Puerto Rico SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A consumer activist group has released a report outlining the collapse in communications that beset Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and it urged the U.S. government to investigate the problems to avoid a repeat of the ...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Independence Day: 5 Indian Superfoods That Are Taking The Culinary World By Storm Various common kitchen ingredients are becoming all global sensation- as healthy superfoods. Here are 5 such kitchen ingredients that are taking the culinary world by storm:...
12:01, 08/13/2019

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Emergency declaration issued ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event Nevada officials have issued an emergency declaration ahead of the viral “Storm Area 51” raid that’s supposed to happen next month — fearing they could be overwhelmed by all the people who show up trying to “see them ali...
00:00, 08/21/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
13:32, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Oil edges up as storm hampers U.S. supply, glut forecasts weigh Oil futures edged up on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output was halved by disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
10:32, 07/12/2019

At Least 19 Killed Due To Dust Storm, Lightning In Parts Of Uttar Pradesh At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state relief commissioner said today....
02:00, 06/07/2019

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy winds off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
07:16, 06/07/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
19:16, 07/12/2019

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

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
01:48, 07/13/2019

Heatwave Persists Across India, Dust Storm, Lightning Kills 26 In UP The north and central regions of India seethed under heatwave conditions on Friday forcing people to stay indoors, even as a severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh killed at......
11:16, 06/07/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
06:32, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could even intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustain...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the stor...
07:16, 07/13/2019

The Fashion Elite Is Offending People Again With China T-Shirt Storm Versace, Coach and Givenchy have upset Beijing over territorial integrity. Their dependence on China means they have little choice but to tread carefully....
04:00, 08/13/2019

'Storm Area 51' event creator is working on an alien festival Facebook may have shut down the "Storm Area 51" event that racked up more than two million followers, but the spirit of the meme is going to live on in the form of a festival. Matty Roberts, the creator of the original event, announced that he teamed...
15:32, 08/12/2019

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
03:48, 07/15/2019

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
02:48, 07/11/2019

Oil hits six-week high as storm builds in Gulf of Mexico Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as a storm built in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening crude output, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region....
21:48, 07/10/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
16:16, 07/10/2019

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
16:16, 07/10/2019

Storm coach Dan Hughes ready for emotional game Sunday Seattle coach Dan Hughes knows that this weekend's game against Minnesota will be more emotional for him than many others the team has played this season       ...
03:32, 08/13/2019

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
14:16, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
14:48, 07/14/2019

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
19:00, 05/20/2019

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
10:48, 07/14/2019

Oil at 6-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
05:32, 07/11/2019

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stori...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
14:16, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
13:00, 07/10/2019

Europe just gave the dollar a boost. Here's why Trump hates it Europe signaled Tuesday that it could return to printing money to boost its flagging economy, a potential reversal of policy that drew an immediate rebuke from President Donald Trump....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Dish was against the T-Mobile and Sprint merger, now it wants to buy Boost and Metro The satellite TV honchos from Dish have been at the forefront of the T-Mobile and Sprint merger opposition, as they have expressed their suspicions about the reduction in competition and boost of prices numerous times in front of the FCC.Now, however...
02:48, 06/17/2019

IBM Promises Earnings Boost From Red Hat Deal Starting Next Year IBM promised its acquisition of software giant Red Hat would boost earnings starting next year as Chief Executive Ginni Rometty battles to return the 108-year-old tech giant to a growth path....
13:48, 08/02/2019

The best free PC optimization software 2019: boost your PC's performance Free PC optimization software can't solve obsolescence – if your computer is struggling to meet the system requirements for your OS or apps that's a job for more RAM or the addition of an SSD – but if the slowdown is software-...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Rice Brothers Get Boost From Proxy Adviser in EQT Fight Natural-gas producer EQT was dealt a blow in its attempt to fend off a pair of brothers seeking control of its board, as an influential proxy adviser urged shareholders to support all of the dissidents’ nominees in a coming vote....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Warren says the Green New Deal needs a $2T innovation boost to work Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren floated a $2 trillion climate innovation plan Tuesday, parts of which sound a lot like Republican talking points....
08:48, 06/04/2019

EU hails draft deal to boost US beef imports BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it’s reached an agreement with the United States to allow more hormone-free U.S. beef onto the European market. The commission said Friday the “in-principle” deal would allow U.S. farmers...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful oligarch in the ex-Soviet republic...
04:00, 06/15/2019

China's Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading Whenever global growth faltered in the past, Beijing splurged on roads, airports and housing developments that fueled companies and their employees across the globe. But this economic elixir is losing its force....
09:16, 08/02/2019

Occidental says its only option was to boost cash piece of Anadarko bid Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board considers its offer superior to one from Chevron Corp, even though it could spark tensions with its own shareholde...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Good news from China could boost materials shares Even as the lift from optimism over prospects for U.S.-China trade detente shows signs of wearing off for the wider U.S. stock market, upbeat sentiment around China's economy could bolster shares of materials companies....
10:16, 04/28/2019

These Social Security tricks could boost your benefits for life If you expect to be dependent on Social Security benefits when you retire, you'll need to be smart about claiming them.        ...
09:16, 06/07/2019

Amazon is reportedly interested in buying Boost Mobile T-Mobile and Sprint said earlier this month that the combined company would sell Sprint's pre-paid Boost Mobile unit as part of some conditions it agreed to in order to appease regulators. Well, the good news is that it worked on the FCC and its Chai...
19:16, 05/30/2019

China issues 5G licenses in timely boost for Huawei China granted 5G licenses to the country's three major telecom operators and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, giving the go-ahead for full commercial deployment of the next-generation cellular network technology....
23:48, 06/05/2019

NHS artificial intelligence boost to tackle cancer and dementia A new £250m investment in "robot" technology to treat cancer, dementia and heart disease in the NHS is being promised by Boris Johnson in his latest pledge on health spending....
00:48, 08/08/2019

Ofcom proposes further duct and pole access to boost 5G Ofcom wants companies building fibre networks to support business broadband and mobile backhaul services to access Openreach’s networks of ducts and poles in a move that would support the rollout of 5G.Consumer broadband providers can already ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
13:00, 06/21/2019