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Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

HANOI, Vietnam — Authorities have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wildlife trafficking cases. The 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found Wednesday in barrels wh...

Vietnam seizes 7.5 tons of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

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Vietnam police seize 7.5 tons of ivory, pangolin scales HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Police have seized 7.5 tons of elephant ivory and pangolin scales in one of Vietnam’s biggest wild animal trafficking cases. Vietnam News Agency reported the 3.5 tons of ivory and 4 tons of pangolin scales were found in ba...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Singapore makes record-breaking ivory bust, seizes pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore have seized ivory from nearly 300 elephants and some 12 tons of pangolin scales in a shipment heading from DR Congo to Vietnam. The combined value of seized goods tops $48 million....
09:48, 07/23/2019

Vietnam seizes 5.26 tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew containers Vietnam has seized more than five metric tonnes of pangolin scales hidden in cashew nut containers shipped from Nigeria, the government said on Friday, in Southeast Asia's latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Singapore announces $48M seizure of ivory, pangolin scales Authorities in Singapore on Tuesday announced the largest seizure of elephant ivory in the country to date, along with the third-largest seizure of pangolin scales....
18:48, 07/23/2019

Singapore seizes record haul of smuggled elephant ivory Nine tonnes of contraband tusks from about 300 animals found in illegal cargo from DRCSingapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, accordin...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Singapore Seizes Record Ivory Haul of 8.8 Tonnes in a Shipment En Route to Vietnam Singapore said Tuesday it confiscated 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory in a record bust. The city-state, often a stopover in the illegal wildlife trade, caught the haul in a container en route from the DR Congo to Vietnam. Officially, the shipment was su...
04:48, 07/23/2019

Singapore to ban domestic elephant ivory trade from 2021 Singapore will ban the domestic trade in ivory from September 2021, the government said on Monday, shutting the door to an important end-market for poached elephant ivory....
00:32, 08/13/2019

CITES: Elephant ivory ban upheld, but legal loopholes remain The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly mammoth could help protect the endangered animals....
21:32, 08/23/2019

Malaysia destroys 4 tons of ivory tusks, products Malaysia has destroyed nearly four tons of elephant tusks and ivory products estimated to be worth 13.26 million ringgit ($3.2 million) as part of its fight against the illegal ivory trade...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Singapore Seizes Ivory From Nearly 300 Elephants In Record Haul Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade....
01:32, 07/23/2019

Vietnam seizes 125 kg of rhino horns, seven tiger carcasses Vietnam said it has seized more than 125 kg (275 lb) of rhino horns hidden in plaster blocks and shipped from United Arab Emirates, the latest large-scale wildlife trafficking case in Southeast Asia....
06:48, 07/28/2019

Vietnam seizes 125kg of smuggled rhino tusks worth $7.5m Shipment found at Hanoi airport is one of the biggest wildlife trafficking cases in south-east AsiaMore than 125kg of smuggled rhino horns have been seized in Vietnam in one of the biggest wildlife trafficking cases ever seen in south-east Asia.The h...
03:16, 07/29/2019

Vietnam seizes 125-kilogram haul of trafficked rhino horn Fifty-five pieces of rhino horn were found hidden inside shipments of plaster at Hanoi International Airport, Vietnam's state media reported Saturday....
08:48, 07/29/2019

|Elephant-richAfricannationsdemandrighttoresumeIvorysales Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them....
15:00, 05/07/2019

Malaysia torches nearly four tonnes of ivory Malaysia on Wednesday torched nearly four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products as part of an effort to stop smugglers using the country as a conduit to China and elsewhere in Asia, a minister said....
02:26, 04/30/2019

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning registered approximately a pound of weight loss after a week of loosely following the 22...
04:00, 08/22/2019

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
17:16, 05/23/2019

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting (JOHANNESBURG) — Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting in a country with the world’s highest number of the animals, a decision that has brought anger from some wildlife protection groups and warnings of a blow to lucrative touri...
10:00, 05/23/2019

| Elephant Path: A Story of Hope and War in CAR In the rainforests of the Central African Republic is Dzanga Bai, a remote clearing where a tall canopy of trees - full of the hum of insects and calls of wildlife - gives way to soft mud and pools of water....
17:16, 08/09/2019

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
05:48, 05/23/2019

Botswana Ends Ban on Elephant Hunting Botswana has the world’s largest population of African elephants, and the decision to lift a five-year prohibition on hunting drew an international backlash....
08:00, 05/23/2019

Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania on the up Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have started to rise again following a government crackdown on organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching....
14:16, 07/13/2019

In Thailand, a white elephant fit for a new king A large portrait of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn dominates one end of the open-air enclosure where an elephant known as Plai Ekachai starts his day at a conservation center in the country's......
18:48, 04/30/2019

Oil Prices Vs. Production: See the “Elephant” Almost Everyone Ignores Many oil traders are often on the wrong side of the trend at major market turns. Why? They base their trading decisions on a faulty premise regarding oil prices and production. Get the insight you need to know....
05:16, 05/01/2019

Nepali scales Everest record 24 times – with one more to go Kami Rita Sherpa reaches summit for 24th time and aims to do it again before retiringA Nepali Sherpa has reached the summit of Mount Everest a record 24 times with his second ascent in only a week, and he has set his sights on one more climb before h...
01:00, 05/21/2019

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
05:00, 05/31/2019

British retailer Tesco's scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
03:16, 05/31/2019

| WATCH: London daredevil scales The Shard A daredevil free climber in London has scaled The Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man was spoken to by police after the stunt, but was not arrested. (Credit: @DaveKWilliams)...
13:16, 07/08/2019

GM Scales Back Maven Car-Sharing Business General Motors Co.’s Maven car-sharing service will wind down service in eight of the 17 North American cities it currently operates in within the next few months, a GM spokeswoman said....
15:00, 05/20/2019

Ivory Coast defender Bailly out of Nations Cup Manchester United's Eric Bailly will miss the final two games of the season and this summer's Africa Cup of Nations after sustaining a knee injury against Chelsea....
09:48, 04/29/2019

Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder has packed on more than 10lbs since he last fought against Tyson Fury The post Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale hit the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
15:48, 05/17/2019

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
10:48, 07/07/2019

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
08:48, 05/28/2019

Elephant Killed After Being Run Over By Speeding Train In Bengal A male adult elephant was run over and killed and another was injured by a running train in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, forest department officials said on Monday....
21:32, 07/01/2019

Nandi, the elephant to celebrate fifth birthday Sunday Nandi the elephant will celebrate her fifth birthday on Sun, Aug. 18. Courtesy: Reid Park Zoo TUCSON – Have you herd? African elephant Nandi will soon be celebrating her fifth birthday at Reid Park Zoo. Nandi’s Fifth Birthday Bash will be from 8 a.m....
19:00, 08/14/2019

Why Frogs Love to Lay Their Eggs in Elephant Footprints Frogs in Myanmar are surprisingly dependent upon elephants, or rather, the tracks they leave behind. New research shows that water-filled elephant footprints provide an under-appreciated sanctuary for frogs to lay their eggs.Read more......
20:32, 06/05/2019

New Elephant 6 documentary available exclusively on secret VHS tapes Five whole years ago, we reported that a filmmaker named Chad Stockfleth was raising money for a documentary about the Elephant 6 music collective—a loose association of musical acts including The Olivia Tremor Control, Apples In Stereo, Elf Power, a...
18:48, 08/19/2019

| Singapore makes its biggest ever illegal ivory seizure Singapore has made its largest ever seizure of smuggled ivory, impounding a haul of nearly nine tonnes of contraband tusks from an estimated 300 elephants, authorities said....
05:32, 07/23/2019

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
05:48, 06/09/2019

Bar scales back 'free shot per goal' promotion after U.S. 13-0 win A Miami bar that offered customers "free shots" for every goal scored by the United States at the Women's World Cup has scaled back its offer in the wake of the team's record-breaking 13-0 thrashing of Thailand this week....
13:16, 06/13/2019

Burglar scales wall to steal from church, makes off with $50 A burglar scaled the wall of a Manhattan church Monday morning and slipped inside through a skylight — but only made off with around $50 and a candle stand, according to law enforcement sources and the house of worship. Adam Baum, 48, who lives in a ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Injured Bailly to miss African Cup for Ivory Coast Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly will miss the African Cup of Nations after damaging a medial ligament in his right knee playing for Manchester United        ...
10:00, 04/29/2019

PayPal Scales Back Outlook, Spooking Investors Shares fell more than 6% in aftermarket trading after the financial-technology company said delays in product integrations, as well as other factors, would cause its full-year revenue to be lower than it had previously predicted....
17:48, 07/24/2019

Raw ivory sales: Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia call for end to ban Southern African countries to appeal to watchdog for permission to sell stockpiled ivory worth more than £230mZimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia are making a fresh appeal for a global watchdog to lift restrictive measures on the trade in raw ivory.The wa...
07:32, 05/21/2019

WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales A fiery weigh in for Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs in Las Vegas The post WATCH Canelo Alvarez and Danny Jacobs take to the scales appeared first on Boxing News....
06:48, 05/04/2019

Morocco v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the Group D matchWarda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 6.13pm BST 13 min: That’s not so hot from Aurier: pushing Amrabat in the back gives away a nee...
10:32, 06/28/2019

Huawei reportedly scales back phone production following US ban Huawei may be expecting to live with a US ban for a long time. South China Morning Post sources claim Foxconn has stopped Huawei phone production on "several" lines in response to reduced orders. It wasn't certain if this was a short- or long-...
20:48, 06/01/2019

Eiffel Tower evacuated after climber scales monument The Eiffel Tower was evacuated and surrounding streets locked down on Monday after a man was spotted scaling the upper heights of the monument in the heart of the French capital, Paris Police and the tower's operator said....
09:48, 05/20/2019

U.S. Commerce Department scales back restrictions on Huawei The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday created a temporary general license restoring Huawei's ability to maintain existing networks and provide software updates to existing Huawei handsets....
14:48, 05/20/2019

| Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya's international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday....
04:48, 08/20/2019

GM dramatically scales back its Maven car-sharing service GM's car-sharing program, Maven, is leaving eight out of the 17 cities it serves across North America, according to The Wall Street Journal. Maven never quite made it big and only ever became available in a handful of locations -- in fact, while...
01:48, 05/21/2019

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
14:48, 07/01/2019

Ivory Coast cocoa grind up 7.3 pct through June - exporters ABIDJAN, July 10 (Reuters) - *Ivory Coast cocoa grinders had processed 407,000 tonnes of beans by the end of June, data from exporters' association GEPEX showed on Wednesday. *This is up from 379,000 tonnes during same period last season. *Grinders p...
05:32, 07/10/2019

Porcupines to Penguins hit the scales for the London Zoo annual weigh-in The London Zoo weighs their animals during their annual weigh-in as keepers assess the animals’ general health and wellbeing.        ...
21:32, 08/22/2019

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Philadelphia man scales down 19-storey building to escape fire Man who scaled down the building did not appear to be injuredFire spread heavy smoke to all floors of the high-riseA man scaled several floors down the side of a 19-storey building in Philadelphia to escape a fire that injured four residents and thre...
12:32, 07/19/2019

22-Year-Old Scales Buckingham Palace Gates, Arrested A man has been arrested after scaling the gates of Buckingham Palace, where Queen Elizabeth II is currently in residence, officials said on Thursday....
01:32, 07/11/2019

Purplebricks boss moves out as company scales back Purplebricks has announced the departure of its co-founder and chief executive Michael Bruce while confirming its overseas expansion is being scaled back....
00:48, 05/07/2019

Putting An End To Animal Cruelty: Here Are The Only 20 Times When It’s Ever Okay To Kill An Elephant Elephants are highly intelligent, beautiful animals whose presence on the Earth is sadly threatened by habitat loss and poaching. To ensure these majestic creatures never go extinct, humans must be good stewards to them and should absolutely never ki...
16:00, 06/17/2019

70-Year-Old Bony Elephant Was Paraded In Sri Lanka, She Later Collapsed Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a move criticised as cruelty to the ailing animal....
04:00, 08/16/2019

70-Year-Old Bony Elephant Was Paraded In Sri Lanka. She Later Collapsed Sri Lanka Friday ordered an investigation after a skeletal 70-year-old elephant was paraded at a high-profile Buddhist pageant in a move criticised as cruelty to the ailing animal....
08:00, 08/16/2019

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a study published in the journal Nature Communications.The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high ...
12:32, 05/28/2019

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
08:16, 06/21/2019

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
05:16, 06/10/2019

‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick’s grave found after 130 years His final resting place has finally been unearthed. Joseph Merrick, famously known as “The Elephant Man” due to a congenital head deformity, died in 1890 — but the location of his burial plot was long unknown. Now, Jo Vigor-Mungovin, auth...
11:32, 05/06/2019

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Bronx Zoo protesters demand release of Happy the elephant Free Happy the elephant! That was the cry from about 100 animal rights activist who turned up at the Bronx Zoo Saturday to demand the release of the zoo’s beloved but isolated pachyderm....
16:48, 06/01/2019

Elephant bike: ‘Buy one – and change someone’s life’ | Martin Love This upcycled old postie’s bike is the ultimate in feelgood cycling – for you and for villagers in MalawiElephant bikePrice £250, cycleofgood.comFrame steelGears 3 speedThis is the original ‘buy one, give one’ bike. When you buy one, the charity Cycl...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Photographer captures gruesome image of poached elephant A devastating image captured by a South African photographer shows a mutilated elephant dead on the ground moments after poachers massacred the endangered mammal for its ivory tusks....
13:00, 07/25/2019

Free climber scales Shard skyscraper in London – video Onlookers filmed a free climber scaling London's 310-metre Shard skyscraper, one of the tallest buildings in Europe. The man, who made most of the ascent without ropes or suction cups, was seen on the side of the skyscraper at around 5.15am on Monday...
07:32, 07/09/2019

Man scales down 19-story building to escape high-rise inferno A man could be seen scaling down a 19-story apartment building in Philadelphia on Thursday night as a fire blazed inside the structure. The fire started at a building in West Philadelphia at around 9:30 p.m. and the man was apparently attempting to e...
21:32, 07/18/2019

Free climber scales 310-metre Shard skyscraper in London Man is said to have ascended without ropes and was spoken to by police afterwardsA free climber has scaled the Shard, one of the tallest buildings in Europe.The man was spoken to by police after the stunt but not arrested. He was seen on the side of ...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Mali v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – live! Live updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in SuezMadagascar dream goes on while Algeria storm throughDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.12pm BST 11 mins: Mali are looking quite bright in attack, and Marega leads their latest push forwards. It’...
09:16, 07/08/2019

Telangana's 20-Year-Old Amogh Tukaram Scales Mount Everest After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district has now reached the peak of Mount Everest....
21:32, 05/25/2019

IAS Officer Scales Everest With A Message To Clean River Ganga Ravindra Kumar, an IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has a message for the nation from atop Mount Everest, which he scaled with gangajal (water from River Ganga) in the recently concluded climbing......
23:48, 06/04/2019

| Ivory Coast 'babes' bank on sharpshooter Pepe against Bafana Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago....
02:48, 06/23/2019

RCMP scales back Manitoba search for wanted teens After nine days of searching through the rough terrain of northern Manitoba for two Canadian teens suspected of killing three people, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police announced it was scaling back search efforts....
08:16, 08/01/2019

Wildlife conference mulls loosening restrictions on ivory trade Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory....
17:16, 08/17/2019

Celebrity elephant Ramu opens Kerala festival after ban lifted Partially blind and with a reputation for violence, elderly pachyderm brought back after outcryFor decades Ramu, now in his 50s with the odd grey hair but still instantly recognisable by his broad forehead and aquiline nose, has inaugurated an Indian...
15:32, 05/12/2019

African elephant poaching has declined, but study warns they are still vulnerable Ivory demand has fallen, especially from Chinese markets -- the biggest driver behind poaching in Africa, according to a study that appeared in the journal Nature Communications last month. But poverty and corruption in Africa are keeping the illegal...
11:32, 06/06/2019

Elephant kills UK soldier on anti-poaching duty in Malawi LONDON (AP) — A British soldier has been killed by an elephant while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi. Britain’s Ministry of Defense says Guardsman Mathew Talbot of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards was on patrol in Liwonde National Park...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Heartbreaking aerial shot shows elephant mutilated by poachers A heartbreaking image shows a mutilated elephant dead on the ground after poachers hacked its head in half to get its ivory tusks. South African photojournalist Justin Sullivan, 28, used a drone to capture the devastation caused by poaching, with the...
18:32, 07/21/2019

Revered 'White' Elephant To Be Royal Present To Thai King Plai Ekachai has been treated with reverence after being identified as the first auspicious white elephant to be discovered under the reign of King Rama X of Thailand. The elephant is to be presented......
07:48, 05/02/2019

It's a boy! Mikki the elephant gives birth to 200-pound calf at Louisville Zoo Mikki, Louisville Zoo's 33-year-old female African elephant, gave birth to a male calf just before midnight on Friday.        ...
17:48, 08/03/2019

Locals Dig Mud With Bare Hands To Rescue Elephant Calf In Assam An elephant calf fell into a drain and got stuck in the mud in Assam's Numaligarh today. A video showing locals and forest officials trying to rescue the one and half-year-old elephant calf has gone......
13:32, 05/31/2019

Botswana hires Hollywood firm to fight elephant hunting PR The Botswanan government has enlisted a public relations firm with deep ties to Hollywood to push back against the bad publicity generated by the southern African nation’s decision to lift its ban on elephant hunting...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
08:16, 07/03/2019

British soldier killed by elephant during anti-poaching patrol Mathew Talbot of Coldstream Guards died on deployment in Malawi, MoD confirmsA British soldier has died while on anti-poaching operations in Malawi, the Ministry of Defence has said.It is understood Mathew Talbot, of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guar...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Elephant Enters Farm, Kills Man In Chhattisgarh's Jashpur District A wild elephant attacked and killed a villager in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, the fifth such death reported from the area in just over a month, a forest department official said Friday....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco's magic moment earns win over Ivory Coast Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast (En-Nesyri 23)Tunisia 1-1 Mali (Khazri 70; Samessekou 60)Morocco reached the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, and served notice that they are one of the sides to beat, with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in Cairo.Youss...
15:16, 06/28/2019

'French Spiderman' Scales Hong Kong Skyscraper With 'Peace Banner' Daredevil Alain Robert -- dubbed the 'French Spiderman' -- climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper on Friday and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
22:32, 08/15/2019

Israel scales back Gaza fishing zone after rocket fire The Israeli military says it's scaling back the permitted fishing zone off the Mediterranean coast of Gaza following a rocket attack from the strip the previous day....
02:00, 04/30/2019

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday....
05:16, 05/03/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
11:16, 06/09/2019

Sydney Uni touts simultaneous control of light and sound on small scales Scientists from the University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney, Macquarie University, Yale University, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have co-authored a paper on the breakthrough....
22:48, 08/19/2019

Ivory Coast rains boost cocoa crop after dry spell: farmers Rainfall increased over most of Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week, farmers said on Monday, raising hopes for a recovery in growth after the mid-crop suffered from atypically dry weather last month....
08:48, 05/06/2019

British Teen Scales London’s Tallest Building With No Climbing Gear In his Instagram biography, atop a dizzying feed full of photos of him straddling construction cranes and scaling climbing walls, 19-year-old George King labels himself a “stuntman/urban climber.” And that’s a descriptor that certai...
11:16, 07/08/2019

| Zimbabwe demands right to sell $300m of ivory to fund game reserves Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, wildlife authorities says, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed....
13:16, 06/11/2019

Wildlife summit votes down plan to allow sale of huge ivory stockpile Some African nations at Cites conference argue sales would provide much-needed incomeAn audacious attempt to allow a huge sale of stockpiled elephant ivory has been defeated at an international wildlife conference. The rancorous debate exposed deep d...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
12:00, 07/11/2019

Deutsche Bank Scales Back Ambitions, Announcing Job Cuts and Reorganization The bank that once symbolized German economic prowess is effectively abandoning hope of playing in the same league as Wall Street banks, and struggling to remain relevant....
12:48, 07/07/2019

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
10:32, 05/15/2019

Man scales London's Shard skyscraper in apparent free solo climb A man has climbed The Shard in London, seemingly achieving the ascent without aids of any kind. The well-known landmark is the highest tower in the European Union....
10:48, 07/08/2019

Exclusive: UAE scales down military presence in Yemen as Gulf tensions flare The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said....
03:16, 06/28/2019

Keenen Ivory Wayans to Helm Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s The Last O.G. The Last O.G., Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish’s hit TBS show, is getting a real O.G. in comedy legend Keenen Ivory Wayans as its new showrunner....
16:48, 07/24/2019

Monarch butterflies' beautiful wing scales enable their epic migration This extreme close-up of a butterfly wing, made by stitching together 2100 exposures, shows the tiny scales that allow monarchs to fly thousands of kilometres...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom Sold Out in India, Company Scales Up Production Oppo has scaled up the production capacity of its recently-launched smartphone Reno 10x Zoom, which has been sold out, to better meet the growing demand, the company said on Wednesday....
08:32, 06/27/2019

| Baxter: 'Defeat to Ivory Coast a great learning curve for Bafana' Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter said his side's defeat to the Ivory Coast was a learning curve for his players but lamented a lack of goal threat....
00:00, 06/25/2019

Ivory Coast sells 1.6 mln T of cocoa export contracts by July 12 - CCC sources * Ivory Coast's Coffee and Cocoa Council (CCC) has sold 1.6 million tonnes of cocoa export contracts by July 12 for the 2019/20 season, which begins in October, two sources at the industry regulator said on Thursday. * Forward sales will now be halte...
08:32, 07/18/2019

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were tra...
05:48, 06/23/2019

World watches warily as Iran scales back nuclear deal World powers have been weighing up Iran's decision to abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. France said it would assess the situation, China urged restraint, and Russia condemned "unreasonable pressure" against Tehran....
03:48, 05/08/2019

Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time Sherpa guide Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
00:16, 05/15/2019

British soldier in Malawi on anti-poaching operation killed by elephant A British soldier deployed to southeastern Africa for a counter-poaching operation was killed while on patrol -- with one of the animals he was charged with protecting responsible for his death, officials revealed Tuesday....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Elephant Man’s newly discovered grave gets official plaque more than 100 years after his death Officials in the U.K. have placed a plaque at the newly discovered gravesite of Joseph Merrick, who is known as the "Elephant Man," more than a century after he died...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency said....
07:32, 07/10/2019

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
13:00, 05/23/2019

Adani the elephant in the room as Al Gore and Annastacia Palaszczuk meet in Queensland Former US vice president and Queensland premier circle around the proposed coalmine at climate change gatheringIt was always going to be awkward.Queensland’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, walked a thin political line on Friday, hosting a lunch with...
03:32, 06/07/2019

Watch: Elephant Herd Takes Out "Funeral Procession" For Dead Calf Much has been said about their fabled memory, but it took video footage of a "funeral procession" taken out by a herd of elephants to make netizens realise that humans are not the only creatures......
08:48, 06/10/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mali and Ivory Coast make winning starts Mali made sure that Mauritania's moment of history didn't turn into victory at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, in sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast showed their superiority against a stubborn South Africa team....
19:00, 06/24/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
10:00, 04/28/2019

Lift 'unfair' ban on ivory trade, southern African leaders urge summit Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, Angola and Namibia call for embargo suspension to allow sale of hugely valuable stockpilesSouthern African leaders have renewed calls for a lifting of the ban on the ivory trade as debate over the “unfair” embargo escalate...
23:32, 06/25/2019

More rain and sun needed ahead of Ivory Coast main cocoa crop, say farmers Rains were below average last week in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions and more sun was needed for the main October-to-March main crop to develop well, farmers said on Monday....
13:32, 07/22/2019

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
09:16, 06/17/2019

Permafrost thaw sparks fear of mammoth ivory 'gold rush' in Russia Prospectors dig up remains of extinct animals for trade worth an estimated £40m a yearActivists and officials in northern Russia have warned of a “gold rush” for mammoth ivory as prospectors dig up tusks and other woolly mammoth remains that can net ...
05:16, 07/14/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast, Morocco leave it late to qualify Late goals from Wilfried Zaha and Maxwel Cornet helped put a gloss on Ivory Coast's victory over Namibia. But the Elephants were denied top spot in group D after Morocco snatched a dramatic win over South Africa....
12:32, 07/01/2019

| WATCH | 'French Spiderman' scales Hong Kong skyscraper with 'peace banner' Daredevil Alain Robert - dubbed the 'French Spiderman' - climbed a Hong Kong skyscraper and unfurled a "peace banner" as the financial hub is rocked by historic political unrest....
01:32, 08/16/2019

African crime ring charged with trafficking ivory, rhino horns, heroin Four Africa-based men have been charged in Manhattan federal court with dealing more than $7 million in rhino horns and elephant ivory from the protected species, while some were allegedly dealing heroin on the side. Moazu Kromah, 49, of Liberia, who...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, ...
07:32, 06/10/2019

Wild Elephant Walks Down Guwahati Street, Stops Traffic; Residents Panic A wild elephant went astray from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on into Six Mile in Assam's Guwahati and created panic among the residents today in the evening. For an hour, the animal stalled traffic on......
11:00, 04/30/2019

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Vietnam's Moment Is Here The developing economy is benefiting from trade liberalization and its increasingly competitive position as a production base, but investors can still lose money betting on the boom....
07:16, 06/28/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
18:16, 07/08/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha struck in the 76th minute to give Ivory Coast a smash-and-grab win over Mali in their Africa Cup of Nations last 16 match in Suez on Monday. Related: Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Continue re...
12:32, 07/08/2019

Dutch police seize 2.5 tons of methamphetamine THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have made Europe’s biggest ever seizure of methamphetamine after discovering 2.5 tons of the drug stashed behind a wall in a building in the port city of Rotterdam. Police said in a statement ...
04:48, 06/26/2019

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
13:32, 06/18/2019

| 1.5 tons of potatoes await Comrades runners With less than three weeks to go until the 2019 Comrades Marathon, runners across South Africa - and the world - are doing their last-minute preparations for race day....
02:48, 05/21/2019

Ford's electric truck prototype can tow 500 tons Ford is serious about electric trucks – and to prove the point, it's released a video showing an all-electric pickup hauling a load weighing over 100 pounds along a makeshift test track, set up in a railway yard.The truck is a new prototy...
09:16, 07/23/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the p...
14:48, 07/08/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two provinces in China have been cited as a source of a...
17:32, 05/22/2019

What Vietnam Veterans Think of the New Film About Their War In “Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan,” a filmmaker’s dramatization has earned both praise and pushback from the soldiers who survived the attack 53 years ago....
06:48, 08/08/2019

My Lai: Ghosts in another Vietnam wall There's another memorial wall dedicated to people who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. But this one is in Vietnam itself and dedicated to civilians killed in the My Lai massacre....
19:48, 07/30/2019

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
10:16, 07/08/2019

'Escape genius' bear scales three electric fences, 13-foot high barrier in daring breakout Forest rangers in Italy are on the hunt for a “genius” brown bear that reportedly escaped captivity by scaling three electric fences and a 13 foot high barrier. ...
08:48, 07/17/2019

Cambodia to return 1,600 tons of waste back to the US, Canada Cambodia has vowed to return all of 1,600 tons of plastic waste dumped at its seaport by the United States and Canada after the country’s environmental ministry said it should not be treated as a “dustbin” for foreign governments. ...
11:48, 07/18/2019

After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said he was ready to “declare war” with Canada over hundreds of tons of waste shipped to his country over five years ago....
09:48, 04/28/2019

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Maduro cling to power. “It’s a fire sale.”...
09:16, 06/18/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enf...
16:32, 06/18/2019

Huge ‘Game of Thrones’ Blu-ray box set comes with tons of bonus content Season 8’s shortcomings notwithstanding, HBO’s Game of Thrones was a landmark moment in popular culture whose influence is so pervasive it will remain a standard that other series are compared to for years to come. That includes HBO&rsquo...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Am I Wrong To Be Excited That Tons of Candidates Probably Won't Make the Next Debate? After learning so little during Wednesday’s debate, I let out a deep, deep exhale after learning that only seven of the 24 presidential candidates have qualified for the September debate in Houston. The debate has stricter qualifications that must be...
07:16, 08/02/2019

U.S. Releases Container Ship Found With 20 Tons of Cocaine U.S. authorities have released a container ship that was seized with 20 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia after the operator posted a $50 million bond, including $10 million in cash, but said they still plan to consider seeking forfeiture of the vessel...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But ...
14:00, 05/28/2019

| German customs seize record 4.5 tons of cocaine Germany's customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 ton cocaine shipment, the country's largest ever, with an estimated street value of 1bn euros ($1.1bn)....
20:16, 08/02/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
13:16, 05/02/2019

South Korea to pursue 50,000 tons of rice aid to North South Korea plans to push forward with food aid to North Korea amid what Pyongyang has said is a severe drought that has affected crops in the country....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ has 200 million tons of pollutants CONOWINGO, Md. — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt b...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and...
20:16, 06/21/2019

CBP seizes pot, meth east of Lukeville TUCSON – Federal authorities say they have arrested five suspected drug smugglers, and seized several backpacks containing drugs in the desert about 30 miles east of Lukeville. U.S. Border Patrol agents worked with the assistance of a CBP helic...
14:48, 07/19/2019

CBP seizes 52,000 gun parts at LA port worth $378,000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it has seized more than 52,000 firearms parts from China, worth more than $378,000, at a port in Southern California....
06:00, 08/23/2019

Coming Clean: The French Government Has Admitted That The Eiffel Tower Is Meant To Be A Statue Of An Elephant But It Sucks A shocking truth has just emerged about one of the world’s most iconic landmarks: The French government has admitted that the Eiffel Tower is meant to be a statue of an elephant, but it sucks....
12:48, 08/19/2019

Trump’s flippant talk about the Vietnam War In a new interview, he suggests he's compensating for not putting his life on the line by increasing the defense budget. And that's merely the latest....
12:48, 06/05/2019

Never A Vietnam War Fan, It Was Terrible: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has no regrets about being able to avoid serving during the Vietnam war, because he was not a "fan" of the highly unpopular conflict....
13:16, 06/05/2019

First look at F1 2020's Vietnam GP construction, new facility The first look at the new permanent facility for the Vietnam Grand Prix, set to make its debut on the Formula 1 calendar in 2020, has been revealed by F1 Racing...
08:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. weighs plan to block cocoa imports produced with child labor. Ivory Coast calls ban unfair. Ivory Coast first lady Dominique Ouattara said a cocoa embargo by the U.S. would harm Ivorian farmers and set back the country’s efforts to eradicate child labor, which she leads....
02:16, 08/08/2019

Bridge collapses under overweight truck carrying tons of beans An overweight tractor-trailer, hauling several tons of dry beans, caused the collapse of a 100-year-old historic bridge in North Dakota on Monday, officials said. A 2005 Peterbilt semi-truck was driving on a weight-restricted bridge over the Goose Ri...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
22:48, 06/23/2019

Enormous haul of cocaine seized in Philly totals nearly 20 tons The record amount of cocaine seized by US Customs in Philadelphia last week totaled nearly 20 tons, the agency said Wednesday. The enormous haul of coke — with a street value of more than $1 billion — was seized from a large ship at the Packer Marine...
05:00, 06/27/2019

CBP officials seize entire ship that held 20 tons of cocaine US Customs and Border Protection authorities recently seized the entire ship on which they discovered a whopping 20 tons of cocaine last month — the largest vessel seizure in the agency’s 230-year history, according to a new statement. Authorities ex...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Nearly 4 tons of pot seized, hidden in jalapeño pepper shipment Border patrol officials say they seized $2.3 million worth of marijuana mixed in with a shipment of jalapeño peppers at a Southern California port.        ...
19:48, 08/19/2019

Joe Walsh is primarying Trump. He brings tons of very Trumpian baggage. The one-term congressman is getting a push to run in a primary against Trump. Before his turn as a Trump critic on social media, he was calling Barack Obama a Muslim and pushing the birther conspiracy theory....
09:00, 08/25/2019

Amazon Sells Everything, Including Tons of Unsafe Products: Report Amazon, as a consumer-facing brand, is one of the most trusted institutions in America (second only to the military), which drives home how well the company’s e-commerce scheme works. Amazon is not a singular institution. Not really. The overwhelming...
18:32, 08/23/2019

Four tons of marijuana hidden underneath jalapeños seized at border That’s some spicy pot. Border patrol officers at a port of entry in San Diego discovered nearly four tons of marijuana hidden beneath a shipment of jalapeños, officials said. Officers assigned to the Otay Mesa cargo facility in California disco...
00:16, 08/19/2019

After 11 tons of trash taken off Mount Everest, officials ban single-use plastics Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies as more adventurers try their luck at scaling the natural wonder.        ...
21:32, 08/22/2019

Mario Maker 2 Online Multiplayer Is Laggy, Too Basic, And Tons Of Fun Super Mario Maker 2 is the first Mario game to include online multiplayer, and it’s exactly what you’d expect from Nintendo: The tech kinda sucks, the implementation is extremely bare-bones, and despite all of that, it’s a lot of fun....
23:00, 06/28/2019

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found i...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Tons of Kate Spade Stuff Is on Sale at Nordstrom Rack If you can’t get enough of quirky, cute stuff from Kate Spade, today’s your lucky day. Nordstrom Rack is hosting a series of flash sales on all things Kate Spade, from handbags and coats to jewelry and shoes, through May 10. But if you want to snag t...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Bridgestone India Aims to reduce 150,000 tons of CO2 Emission In The Next Two Decades While using solar energy is good for the environment, it also reflects positively in monetary terms. 1MW of solar power results in savings of nearly 59 million rupees worth of electricity expenses in......
06:48, 05/06/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
00:48, 05/16/2019

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation's largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok....
22:32, 06/06/2019

Michigan Governor: Smoking Tons of Weed Could Fix Our Terrible Roads Gov. Gretchen Whitmer threw down the gauntlet on Thursday for Michigan residents who are both sick of the state’s abysmal road conditions, and also not nearly high enough....
18:16, 05/30/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign crew....
04:48, 08/04/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker in Black Sea Ukraine has seized a Russian tanker in the Black Sea Officials in Ukraine said Thursday they have seized a Russian tanker moored in the Black Sea in a move that could undermine a much-anticipated prisoner swap between the two countries....
09:32, 07/25/2019

Tensions soar after Iran seizes tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
15:48, 07/27/2019

US seizes North Korean cargo ship U.S. officials have confiscated North Korea’s second-largest cargo vessel in a crackdown on the smuggling operations the finance the regime’s nuclear weapons program, the Justice Department announced Thursday....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Iran seizes another oil tanker, third as feud with US continues Iran seized a vessel it accused of smuggling fuel in the Persian Gulf, the third time the Iranian Revolutionary Guards detained a ship in the waterway in recent weeks as the stalemate between the Islamic Republic and the US continues. The Iranian for...
16:48, 08/04/2019

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state auth...
18:00, 06/30/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guard told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling fuel through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran and the West....
10:00, 07/18/2019

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
18:00, 08/24/2019

Italy seizes Sea-Watch 3 rescue vessel Italy's far-right interior minister has condemned the seizure of the ship, saying migrants on board should not be allowed to step foot in Italy. The rescue ship instead thanked "the Italian people who defend solidarity."...
20:00, 05/19/2019

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Pho...
03:00, 08/15/2019

7 reasons to visit Hoi An, one of Vietnam's most beautiful towns Here are seven great reasons to pack your bags and head to Hoi An. Set on the banks of the Thu Bon River in central Vietnam, it's easily one of the most beautiful towns in Southeast Asia....
00:32, 06/17/2019

$17,000 hatchback from Vietnam rolls out to take on Ford, Toyota VinFast, which will start delivering cars to customers Monday, wants to be the first Vietnamese company to succeed at challenging foreign rivals such as Toyota, Ford and Honda in one of the world’s fastest-growing economies....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
04:16, 06/11/2019

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. The agreement needs approval from the European Parliament, with concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record....
09:16, 06/30/2019

Vietnam, Taiwan winning the US-China trade war Vietnam has emerged as the biggest beneficiary as importers in China and the US look to skirt tit-for-tat tariffs, a report shows. But it warns the findings don't tell the full story of the overall impact of the dispute....
08:32, 06/05/2019

Otherworldly landscapes: 7 of Vietnam's best cave experiences Vietnam already had a worldwide reputation for its food, beaches and history. Now it's also known as one of the world's leading destinations for caving. Check out seven of its best caves for exploring....
18:16, 07/17/2019

7 Frozen Tiger Carcasses Seized From A Car In Vietnam A haul of frozen tiger carcasses found in a car in Hanoi has led to the arrest of a key wildlife trafficking suspect, Vietnamese state media said Friday, as the country tries to tackle a well-worn......
03:32, 07/26/2019

Vietnam veteran graduates college with grandson (KTAL) More than 50 years after leaving college to serve in the Navy, a Vietnam veteran has earned his diploma alongside his grandson. Robert “Johnny” Hays walked across the stage to collect his diploma this weekend. Hays left Northwester...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
14:32, 06/14/2019

| Nearly 400 detained in record Vietnam gambling bust More than 380 Chinese nationals were detained during a raid on a gambling ring in Vietnam, state media reported Sunday, in what police claim is the biggest-ever betting operation run by foreigners....
05:16, 07/29/2019

20 Singapore students injured in bus accident in Vietnam Official media say a van carrying 20 Singaporean students participating in a community service project has crashed into a curb in central Vietnam, injuring 12....
03:32, 05/13/2019

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for ne...
17:16, 05/28/2019

Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNE...
06:00, 07/18/2019

Greenland is on track for a record melt year, having already lost 250 billion tons of ice Greenland may have a record melt year when it comes to the volume of ice lost to the sea from surface melt, which is helping to raise global sea levels....
10:48, 08/08/2019

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
14:48, 07/09/2019

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
18:48, 07/07/2019

David Ortiz receives tons of support as he recovers from gunshot wound Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is receiving tons of support from former teammates, current Major League Baseball players and more as he recovers from a gunshot wound....
09:16, 06/10/2019

Virginia beach left covered in 10 tons of trash after Memorial Day bash Virginia Beach residents are fuming that 10 tons of trash were left behind on the shore line by Memorial Day weekend partiers. Photos and videos shared on Facebook shows mountains of cans, towels, pieces of clothing, bags of chips and other items lit...
23:16, 05/28/2019

Greenland Lost 12.5 Billion Tons of Ice in Record-Breaking, Single-Day Meltdown After Greenland spent a good portion of July on fire, last week’s heatwave similarly scorched the country’s ice sheet, triggering a meltdown affecting roughly 60 percent of its surface. On Thursday alone, new data shows the ice shelf lost 12.5 billio...
17:16, 08/03/2019

Art, skulls, pigs and tons of shoes inside Donald Pliner’s LA mansion Before you enter the towering doors of the Bel Air Crest home of shoe and clothing magnate Donald Pliner, you expect to be amazed by designer touches. However, nothing will prepare you for the flights of fantasy behind those front doors. The artwork!...
16:32, 07/24/2019

Summer Is Fading, But There Are Tons of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming to Brighten Up August This month’s crop of brand-new sci-fi and fantasy horror books include space battles with hostile aliens, multiple mages, a pet crow who’s got a front-row seat to the zombie apocalypse, ghosts, dragons, salty heroes, and even a few tales of tech gone...
10:48, 08/02/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
10:32, 06/12/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground....
18:32, 06/12/2019

Inside Italy's $1 billion mountains that produce more tons of marble than anywhere else on Earth A slab of Carrara marble can cost up to $400 per square meter. The luxury stone comes the Apuan Alps, a mountain range in northern Tuscany that stretches for 58 km and reaches 2,000 meters high. The Carrara quarries have produced more marble than any...
15:00, 06/25/2019

Sony discounts tons of PlayStation games in its latest flash sale Hot on the heels of its major Days of Play E3 sale and adding a bunch of games to its PlayStation Hits lineup, Sony is back at it with a Flash Sale on a wealth of PS4, PS3 and Vita games. As you'd expect, PS4 gets the lion's share. Among th...
12:00, 06/21/2019

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to ...
22:32, 08/21/2019

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
07:16, 06/07/2019

Operation Meltdown: NYC seizes 46 ice cream trucks for failing to pay $4.5M Children in New York City may have fewer opportunities to cool down with a sweet treat this summer after city officials seized 46 ice cream trucks that collectively owe $4.5 million in fines and parking tickets....
12:00, 06/07/2019

| Every seizes lead at rain-delayed Byron Nelson Every pounced on the rain-softened Trinity Forest course to take a one-shot lead midway through the delayed third round of the US PGA Tour's Byron Nelson event....
23:00, 05/11/2019

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Cro...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran.        ...
09:48, 08/04/2019

| Lashley seizes 6-stroke PGA Tour Detroit lead Nate Lashley, the last player to make the field, fired a nine-under par 63 to seize a six-stroke lead after the third round of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic....
00:00, 06/30/2019

Iran seizes 'foreign' vessel in Persian Gulf Iran says it has captured an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf and claims it was smuggling fuel to some Arab states. The seizure puts Tehran on a fresh collision course with the West over security in the key shipping route....
15:48, 08/04/2019

‘Is Bernie going to come?’ Warren seizes on Sanders' Netroots absence The gathering of political progressives found itself almost spoilt for choice by the Democratic presidential field for 2020Among nearly 4,000 progressive activists and organizers gathered in Philadelphia this week for the 14th and largest Netroots Na...
23:16, 07/13/2019

Malaysia detains 4 Indians, seizes drugs, 5,255 turtles Malaysia authorities have arrested four Indians and seized more than 14 kilograms of drugs and over 5,000 turtles from their luggage at the Kuala Lumpur airport...
23:48, 06/25/2019

TPD seizes hard drugs in stolen vehicle investigation TUCSON – Officers with Tucson Police Department, Operations Division South seized a pound of meth and 23 grams of heroin after tracking down a stolen vehicle on Wednesday. GTA, DRUGS AND GUN RECOVERED by @Tucson_Police officers from @ops_south Com...
11:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
18:32, 06/18/2019

Oil prices jump after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose sharply on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf....
05:32, 07/22/2019

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week....
13:00, 07/22/2019

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought back on a military flight by a US Air Force sergeant who kept it as a keepsake....
13:48, 08/01/2019

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle pass...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Elephant & Castle regeneration plan: High Court set to rule on social housing quota following crowdfunded legal challenge Campaigners are challenging the number of low-cost homes included in the £1 billion regeneration plan for Elephant & Castle's shopping centre, which has already been approved by Southwark council....
03:16, 05/22/2019

Vietnam War veteran, 78, receives high school diploma _____ 78-year-old Floyd Covey is finally a high school graduate, decades after serving in the Vietnam War. The Purple Heart recipient says he made his mom proud. TODAY’s Sheinelle Jones has your Weekend Morning Boost....
11:32, 07/14/2019

Apple explores the possibility of manufacturing AirPods in Vietnam Apple has long made a habit out of diversifying its supply chain whenever possible, which is why it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the company is poised to begin a trial production of next-gen AirPods in Vietnam. According to a repor...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Ex-chairman of Vietnam's BIDV bank dies in detention A former head of Vietnam's second largest listed bank, the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Investment and Development of Vietnam (BIDV), died in detention on Thursday, state media and three sources with direct knowledge of the situation said....
01:32, 07/18/2019

Thousands show up to burial of Vietnam vet who had no living relatives Thousands of people on Wednesday attended the funeral of a Vietnam War veteran after hearing that he had no living relatives. Friends of Wayne Wilson had put out a call for people to come to his burial at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles, Michigan, ...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader has been released from a Malaysian prison. Maridam Yacfar told reporters at th...
18:16, 05/02/2019

Is Huawei a Security Threat? Vietnam Isn’t Taking Any Chances As the world splits along U.S.-China fault lines, telecom companies in Vietnam appear to be quietly avoiding the Chinese tech giant in their 5G plans....
09:16, 07/18/2019

Vietnam says preserved corpse of Ho Chi Minh in great condition The embalmed corpse of Vietnam's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, is in great condition, state media said on Friday, a month after the government recruited a team of Russian experts to help preserve the former revolutionary's body....
00:48, 07/19/2019

Concern for Australian citizen jailed without charge in Vietnam Van Kham Chau, 70, has been held for six months on treason charges and denied a lawyerHuman rights groups and relatives have expressed concern for the wellbeing of a 70-year-old Australian citizen who has been imprisoned in Vietnam for six months wit...
01:48, 07/23/2019

Vietnam, EU sign landmark free trade deal The European Union signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam on Sunday, the first of its kind with a developing country in Asia, paving the way for tariff reductions on 99% of goods between the trading bloc and Southeast Asian country....
07:48, 06/30/2019

Vietnam launches first helicopter sightseeing flights over Halong Bay Cruising Halong Bay is one of the must-dos when visiting Vietnam. And the fun is getting elevated to new heights with Vietnam launching sightseeing helicopter tours of these amazing oceanic formations....
21:16, 06/05/2019

Vietnam says Facebook steps up local content restrictions Facebook is restricting access to increasing amounts of content in Vietnam, a government official said on Thursday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up a campaign to tighten access to the internet....
12:32, 08/15/2019

Manufacturers Want to Quit China for Vietnam. They're Finding It Impossible. As China’s trade fight intensifies with the U.S., companies are rushing to set up new supply chains in countries such as Vietnam. They’re quickly finding no place offers the complete solution that China does....
11:00, 08/21/2019

Vietnam ramps up pressure on Google's YouTube advertisers Vietnam has asked companies not to advertise on videos hosted by Google's YouTube that contain "anti-state propaganda," state media said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up pressure on global tech giants....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Vietnam War airman’s remains flown home by pilot son The remains of a Vietnam War airman were flown home to Dallas Love Field Airport on Thursday by his pilot son — who had waved his father off to battle from that same airport 52 years ago. Air Force fighter pilot Col. Roy Knight Jr. was shot down May ...
00:16, 08/09/2019

'Floatopia' event in Virginia Beach leaves over 10 tons of trash on shoreline on Memorial Day A party by the beach to commemorate the unofficial start to summer left crews in coastal Virginia community cleaning up heaps of trash on Memorial Day after beachgoers left tons of debris in the sand....
11:00, 05/29/2019

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
11:48, 08/02/2019

Trump Reportedly Spent Tons of Money on Facebook Ads Wishing Himself a Happy Birthday Just like the rest of us, Donald Trump is having a birthday this year. Unlike the rest of us, he is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to remind his Facebook-happy base about it, according to a report from the New York Times....
11:16, 05/21/2019

Greenland’s Summer Heat Breaks Records as 440 Billion Tons of Ice Expected to Disappear (HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland) — This is where Earth’s refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, who is tracking what’s happening in Green...
20:00, 08/20/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
14:16, 06/19/2019

Stranger Things 3 gets kaleidoscopic new poster, tons of fresh plot and character details Stranger Things 3 dropped one of the year’s best trailers back in March, amping up anticipation for what looks to be a darker and, dare we say, steamier season of Netflix’s ‘80s-set sci-fi series. Today, it turns out, is an important day for the show...
13:32, 06/04/2019

Cricket World Cup: Buttler and Root tons in vain as Pakistan stun England • Pakistan 348-8; England 334-9. Pakistan win by 14 runs• Wahab Riaz grabs three wickets as run chase falls shortSo they can’t chase absolutely anything. Even after an immaculate hundred from Joe Root and a typically majestic one from Jos Buttler, En...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent ...
14:32, 07/12/2019

From delivery to eco-friendly packaging and tons of recalls: A look at 2018's food trends Food recalls, green packaging and fast-food delivery were big industry news this past year, according to experts.        ...
12:16, 04/28/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
07:16, 07/04/2019

India seizes narcotics worth $390M smuggled from Pakistan AMRITSAR, India (AP) — Customs officials in a northern Indian state say they have seized narcotics worth $390 million that were smuggled from neighboring Pakistan. Top customs official Dipak Kumar Gupta says 586 kilograms (1,290 pounds) of narcotics,...
03:32, 07/01/2019

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake....
14:32, 08/24/2019

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an escalation in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint in tensions between Tehran and the W...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Australia Seizes More Than $800 Million Worth of Meth In Its Largest-Ever Bust Australian authorities found almost 1.6 tonnes of methamphetamine, also known as ice, hidden inside speakers in a shipment at a Melbourne port, according to the BBC. The drugs, worth about $840 million, arrived from Bangkok by sea. Police also found ...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Benedetti claims heroic first win on stage 12, Polanc seizes pink "Italy’s Cesare Benedetti channelled his inner campionissimo to deny compatriot Damiano Caruso and Ireland’s Eddie Dunbar in a thrilling five-up sprint, winning an explosive stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia as Slovenia’s Jan Polanc took over the race le...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Italy seizes charity boat after it brings migrants ashore Interior Minister Matteo Salvini let a charity boat carrying 30 rescued migrants dock at an Italian port on Friday, but said the vessel would be impounded and not let out to sea again....
07:16, 05/10/2019

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf....
08:16, 07/22/2019

BP seizes $500K of drugs aboard abandoned aircraft near Tucson TUCSON – Nearly $500,000 in methamphetamine and fentanyl was seized Thursday after a pilot attempted to smuggle the drugs across the border with a modified ultralight aircraft that evening. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air a...
16:16, 05/24/2019

Iran seizes two British-linked tankers in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guard announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
16:32, 07/19/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker involved in November conflict The Ukrainian Security Service said Thursday it had seized a Russian tanker that blocked off the Kerch Strait in a November spat between the two countries....
10:48, 07/25/2019

Colombia-led multinational operation seizes 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in 105-day period A multinational anti-narcotics operation led by Colombia has seized up to 94.2 tonnes of cocaine in the past 105 days worth some $3.2 billion, President Ivan Duque said on Monday...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
08:32, 07/18/2019

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
16:32, 06/27/2019

| Malaysia foils ISIS-linked plot, seizes explosives Malaysian police say they have arrested four militants linked to the Islamic State group who were in possession of explosives and planned to attack non-Muslim places of worship....
10:16, 05/13/2019

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933...
03:48, 07/12/2019

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

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Hone...
10:00, 05/09/2019

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
08:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean ship it accuses of violating sanctions The United States has for the first time seized a North Korean cargo ship it accused of illicit coal shipments in violation of U.S. and United Nations sanctions, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West....
20:16, 08/04/2019

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea....
11:00, 04/28/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy prime minister denies reports that Thailand is holding the three activists in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said, months after tw...
03:00, 05/10/2019

China says Vietnam 'maritime problems' should not impinge on bilateral ties China's top diplomat Wang Yi said maritime problems involving Vietnam should not interfere with bilateral relations, according to a report released by China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs....
03:16, 08/01/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg reported on Thursday....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Facebook increased Vietnam content restrictions by 500% during 2018 - report Facebook increased the amount of content it restricted access to in Vietnam by over 500% in the last half of 2018, the U.S. social media giant said in a report released on Friday, as the Southeast Asian country ramps up its crackdown on online dissen...
03:16, 05/24/2019

Son returns remains of USAF pilot Roy Knight, killed in Vietnam war The remains of a U.S. Air Force pilot killed during the Vietnam War have finally been returned to the United States, 52 years after he was shot down by enemy forces....
07:48, 08/09/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has seen the number of prisoners of conscience increase by almost a third since last year. Nearly ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Behind the deeply personal mission to bring Vietnam War vet’s remains home This is the heartwarming moment a Southwest Airlines captain finally flew his Vietnam vet dad home — 52 years after he waved his father off to battle from that same airport. As pilot Bryan Knight made his final descent into the airport Thursday...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her were dropped....
23:00, 05/02/2019

Vietnam to mobilize military in fight against African swine fever Vietnam said it will mobilize its military and police forces to help combat the outbreak of African swine fever that has already resulted in the culling of about 4% of the country's pig herd....
01:32, 05/14/2019

F1 to trial overtaking ideas with Vietnam GP's Hanoi circuit design Formula 1 chiefs hope the new Vietnam circuit will act as a testbed for future track layouts, as it will feature design ideas intended to encourage overtaking...
04:32, 07/25/2019

The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969: when Vietnam came home A year before Kent State, police shot at protesters in California, killing one. A new oral history of the clash is a searing readOn 4 May 1970, the Ohio national guard shot at hundreds of students protesting against the invasion of Cambodia, wounding...
05:33, 07/06/2019

China accused of using 'Made in Vietnam' labels to dodge US tariffs Chinese companies are using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid tariffs imposed as part of the ongoing trade war with the US, Hanoi has claimed....
05:32, 06/11/2019

Vietnam Jails US Citizen For 12 Years For "Attempting To Overthrow State" A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a U.S. citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial that lasted just half a day, his lawyer said....
17:00, 06/24/2019

Nintendo to move some Switch console production out of China to Vietnam Video game maker Nintendo is moving some of its manufacturing of Switch video game consoles out of China, where all systems had been made.       ...
16:48, 07/09/2019

American accused of Vietnam overthrow plot gets 12-year term HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese court has sentenced an American to 12 years in jail for what was described as an attempt to overthrow the Communist nation’s government. The state-owned Tuoi Tre newspaper reported Tuesday that 55-year-old Mic...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs According to Vietnamese officials, Chinese firms first export products to Vietnam, then change the labeling on packages before exporting the goods.        ...
12:48, 06/10/2019

Trump warns China is 'ripe' for new tariffs and suggests Vietnam could be next Trump also attacks Germany and Japan as he set off for the G20 summit in OsakaPresident Donald Trump flew to the G20 summit on Wednesday sounding warnings that China was “ripe” for new tariffs and suggesting that Vietnam, which he called “the single ...
22:48, 06/26/2019

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month and could be sentenced to death if found guilty, Agence France-Press (AFP) reports. Michael Nguyen h...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, according to a written copy of the official decision seen by Reuters....
03:00, 06/20/2019

How 1969 Mets made Vietnam feel like home for one soldier The funny thing? Michael Yalango wasn’t even all that much of a Mets fan. He’d grown up with the Brooklyn Dodgers as a kid on Staten Island, but that ride had ended 12 years earlier when they pulled up stakes and moved to California. “They moved away...
07:48, 07/14/2019

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
04:16, 07/02/2019

Vietnam Seeks to Sell Stake in Military Commercial Bank Vietnam’s government is looking to sell part of its stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank, a large local lender with a market capitalization of close to $2 billion....
21:16, 07/14/2019

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
20:32, 06/20/2019

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countr...
12:00, 05/28/2019

A 7-year-old girl fighting a brain tumor asked for tons of dog photos, and the internet delivered Fighting a brain tumor isn’t easy, and beating it requires a vast support network of doctors, specialists, and of course friends and family. A 7-year-old Wisconsin girl named Emma has all of that, but when she was diagnosed with an inoperable b...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volatile Persian Gulf....
15:16, 08/04/2019

Johnson seizes lead over Spieth with final hole birdie putt Dustin Johnson sank an eight-foot birdie putt at the last to take a one-stroke lead over Jordan Spieth in the second round of the Northern Trust in New Jersey on Friday....
18:16, 08/09/2019

Malaysia Seizes $240 Million From Chinese State Firm's Account: Report Malaysia has seized more than 1 billion ringgit ($243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday....
10:32, 07/14/2019

Portugal seizes tonne of cocaine in Brazilian boat on high seas Police seized over a tonne of cocaine worth some $49 million and arrested seven people aboard a Brazilian fishing boat in a drug bust on the high seas off Portugal backed up by international crime agencies, officials said on Tuesday....
10:32, 06/04/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
02:32, 05/10/2019

Report: Iran seizes tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’ in Gulf Iranian media say Revolutionary Guard has seized an oil tanker carrying 700,000 liters of ‘smuggled fuel’ in the Persian Gulf, 3rd ship seized by Iran in recent weeks...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
14:00, 07/04/2019

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
06:48, 07/05/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states, Iran’s state TV reported, adding that seven sa...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states and adding that seven sailors on board the tanker had been detained. “The IRGC’s naval f...
13:48, 08/04/2019

U.S. Seizes North Korean Ship It Claims is a Sanction-Buster (Updated) The United States has seized a North Korean vessel it claims was engaged in sanctions-busting behavior, exporting the country’s coal while importing heavy machinery and other goods. The ship, called M/V Wise Honest, was detained at an unknown locatio...
23:00, 05/09/2019

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that increased friction in one of the world’s critical energy chokepoints. The U.K. demanded the immedia...
10:00, 07/21/2019

New York seizes state's oldest credit union after ex-CEO's embezzlement plea New York's top financial regulator on Friday seized the state's oldest credit union, Municipal Credit Union, saying it suffered from "unsafe and unsound" conditions after its former chief executive pleaded guilty to embezzlement....
15:00, 05/17/2019

Reporter asks Trump about plastic straws as Iran seizes two vessels President Trump was asked if he was "in favor of banning plastic straws" by a reporter on Friday afternoon, just a short time after an Iranian provocation in the Strait of Hormuz....
13:48, 07/19/2019

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the......
01:32, 07/23/2019

U.S. seizes North Korean coal vessel that was accused of violating sanctions In an unusual civil forfeiture action, the Justice Department announced on Thursday it has seized a major cargo vessel belonging to North Korea known as the "Wise Honest," which officials allege violated U.S. and United Nations sanctions by illicitly...
10:16, 05/09/2019

Trump seizes on NYU professor’s tweet to push change of libel laws President Trump on Monday tweeted that libel laws in the U.S. should be modified to hold the news media accountable and seized on a New York University professor’s false tweet as an example of journalistic malpractice....
05:48, 05/27/2019

US Seizes North Korea Cargo Ship Accused Of Violating Sanctions The United States on Thursday announced the seizure of a North Korean cargo ship for violating international sanctions, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as nuclear negotiations have stalled....
18:32, 05/09/2019

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
07:00, 07/20/2019

Nigel Farage, Brexit’s Loudest Voice, Seizes Comeback Chance The polarizing but effective populist shifted his focus to media work after the 2016 referendum. Now he’s back with a new party and an accusation of betrayal....
02:48, 05/14/2019

Ukraine seizes Russian tanker in Danube port city of Izmail Move seems to be retaliation for Russian seizure of three Ukrainian vessels last yearUkrainian authorities have seized a Russian tanker moored in a river port near the Black Sea in apparent retaliation for Russia’s seizure of three Ukrainian vessels ...
12:32, 07/25/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast edge past South Africa In sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast got the opening game win they were hoping for against a stubborn South Africa team. Ivory Coast are now on equal points with Morocco, one of the tournament favorites....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Barrick Gold plans to sell Tongon gold mine in Ivory Coast - BBG Barrick Gold Corp is looking to sell its Tongon gold mine in the Ivory Coast and is working with Bank of Nova Scotia to identify buyers, Bloomberg said https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-08/barrick-said-to-weigh-sale-of-tongon-mine-am...
19:16, 08/08/2019

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels are locked in a tense standoff in Vietnamese-controlled waters....
00:00, 08/23/2019

Traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall Honors Those Who Made Sacrifices For Freedom PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky.  (LEX 18) – The traveling Kentucky Vietnam Wall is on tour of all 120 counties in the bluegrass. The goal is to make sure those who made the ultimate sacrifice in Vietnam are never forgotten. On Saturday the wall was in Pe...
17:00, 06/29/2019

American in Vietnam sentenced to 12 years in prison for 'attempting to overthrow the state' An American in Vietnam was sentenced over a decade prison on Monday after he was found guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial that lasted just half a day which produced a verdict his lawyer described as "too heavy."...
11:48, 06/24/2019

'Shame and pain': Vietnam starts to grapple with child abuse epidemic After several high profile cases, the government has launched a campaign to bring the issue into the open It was morning at a Hanoi school when a teenage student stumbled into class. As she sat at her desk, blood began to pool under her chair; just t...
20:16, 06/18/2019

Vietnam demands Chinese ship leaves its exclusive economic zone Vietnam has demanded that China remove an oil survey vessel and its escorts from the Southeast Asian country's exclusive economic zone, amid a month-long standoff in waters seen as a potential global flashpoint as the United States challenges Beijing...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Facebook-style app launches in Vietnam amid tightening internet rules A Facebook-style social network was launched in Vietnam on Tuesday, following calls by the Communist-ruled government for domestic tech companies to create alternatives to U.S. tech giants Facebook and Google....
06:00, 07/23/2019

Pete Rose’s tale of giving Joe DiMaggio a shower in Vietnam is wild Pete Rose and Joe DiMaggio once spent 23 days touring Vietnam together, and to say the trip brought two of baseball’s most acclaimed hitters closer together is an understatement. On Tuesday’s appearance with Mike Francesa, Rose recounted ...
16:32, 06/05/2019

American accused of trying to overthrow Vietnam government gets 12-year jail term Nguyen is from Orange County, California, and his wife was a guest of Rep. Katie Porter at President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier this year.        ...
00:48, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: Flying high - Vietnam hot air balloon fest woos enthusiasts Rainbow-coloured hot air balloons ferry giddy visitors over Vietnam's ancient city of Hue for a festival organisers hope will kickstart a passion for flying in the tourist hotspot....
01:32, 04/29/2019

Vietnam's Vingroup in deal with Fujitsu unit, Qualcomm to make 5G phones Vingroup JSC, Vietnam's biggest-listed firm by market value, said on Friday it had signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan's Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G smartphones in the country....
07:00, 06/28/2019

Vietnam swine fever cull surges, 1.7 million pigs dead Vietnam culled a further 500,000 pigs over the past two weeks to tackle an oubreak of African swine fever, taking the total killed so far to 1.7 million, or 5% of the country's herd, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
01:00, 05/27/2019

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
09:48, 05/29/2019

Vietnam Detains 380 Chinese People In Illegal Online Gambling Bust Police in Vietnam on Sunday detained more than 380 Chinese people accused of running the country's largest-ever underground online gambling ring, the government said....
10:48, 07/28/2019

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disabili...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Vietnam throws Facebook user in jail over ‘anti-state’ posts HANOI — A court in Vietnam sentenced a Facebook user to six years in prison Thursday for a series of posts he made on the social media platform that the Southeast Asian country’s government said were “anti-state.” Despite sweeping economic reform and...
13:48, 06/06/2019

Ivory Coast 1-0 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened A second-half winner from Aston Villa striker Jonathan Kodjia was enough to give the 2015 champions an opening win 5.35pm BST A report will follow shortly. Thanks for reading. 5.24pm BST A good start to the tournament in terms of a result for the Iv...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Zimbabwe: Droughts leave millions food insecure, UN food agency scales up assistance  Severe drought has rendered more than a third of rural households in Zimbabwe – or around 3.5 million people – dangerously food insecure, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) revealed on Friday. ...
11:00, 07/19/2019

Tons of famous women join dead husband dramedy Breaking News In Yuba County According to Deadline, The Help director Tate Taylor has put together a dynamite cast for his upcoming “comedy-drama” Breaking News In Yuba County. For starters, it will star Allison Janney as a woman catches her husband cheating her, at which point ...
19:48, 05/20/2019

Game Of Thrones fans are helping Emilia Clarke and Kit Harington raise tons of money for charity There was a lot of noise surrounding the finale of Game of Thrones, but while a certain sect of fans were demanding a reshoot of the whole last season (yikes), another was actually raising money for Emilia Clarke’s charity, SameYou, and folks it’s th...
13:00, 06/07/2019

World's highest dump? Mount Everest is covered in tons of trash and dead bodies A clean-up team in Nepal recently brought down more than three tons of garbage from Mount Everest in an effort to rid the peak of pollution.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

100-year-old North Dakota bridge collapses under overweight truck carrying several tons of beans, police say An overweight tractor-trailer, hauling several tons of dry beans, caused the collapse of a 100-year-old historic bridge in North Dakota on Monday, officials said. ...
09:32, 07/23/2019

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
18:32, 07/18/2019

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Assets Worth 70 Lakh In Connection To Hafiz Saeed The ED Thursday attached assets worth Rs 73 lakh in connection with a terror financing and money laundering case linked to global terrorist Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and Pakistan-based proscribed group......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Rs 300-Crore Assets Of Telangana Group In Ponzi Scam The Enforcement Directorate on Friday said it has attached assets worth about Rs 300 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in an alleged ponzi scam involving a Telangana-based......
07:32, 08/16/2019

North Korea's Kim orders stronger strike power; U.S. seizes cargo ship The leader of North Korea ordered its military to boost its strike capability as he directed another missile firing, state media said on Friday, as tensions grew over tests that appeared to show preparations for a new advanced missile system....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
09:00, 07/18/2019

North Korea launches more missiles; U.S. seizes coal ship as tensions mount North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range missiles on Thursday in its second such test in less than a week, and the United States announced it had seized a North Korean cargo ship as tensions again mounted between the two countries....
10:16, 05/09/2019

Australia Election Results: Prime Minister Scott Morrison Seizes a Stunning Win By granting Mr. Morrison his first full term, Australians signaled their reluctance to bet on a new leader at a time when the economy has not suffered a recession in nearly 28 years....
08:48, 05/18/2019

Made in Vietnam: US-China tensions spark a manufacturing shift but not without growing pains CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Hanoi, ahead of the Trump-Xi trade meeting, to look at Vietnam's manufacturing boom and whether it can be sustained....
09:00, 06/25/2019

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs, urges whole nation to fight swine fever Vietnam said on Friday it has culled 2 million pigs in a bid to curb an outbreak of deadly African swine fever and called on the entire nation to join the fight against the rapidly spreading disease....
02:32, 05/31/2019

Vietnam blogger jailed for six years for Facebook posts calling for peaceful protests European Union criticises imprisonment of Nguyen Ngoc Anh, saying he has right to peaceful freedom of expression An environmental activist has been jailed for six years in Vietnam for “anti-state” Facebook posts, as part of the country’s continuing c...
00:16, 06/07/2019

US imposes duties on steel from Vietnam originally produced in South Korea, Taiwan The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it would impose duties of up to 456% on certain steel produced in South Korea or Taiwan that are then shipped to Vietnam for minor processing and finally exported to the United States....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the Southeast Asian country....
02:00, 05/13/2019

Vietnam police disperse protest at Chinese embassy over South China Sea standoff Vietnamese police on Tuesday broke up a brief protest outside the Chinese embassy in Hanoi against Beijing's maritime survey of an offshore block in the southeast Asian nation's exclusive economic zone (EEZ), a Reuters witness said....
00:48, 08/06/2019

In Vietnam's booming energy sector coal reigns, but renewables play catch-up Vietnam has become a hot spot for energy investors eying a spend of up to $150 billion over the coming decade to meet surging power demand, with coal set to dominate despite signs of a government effort to go green....
05:00, 05/24/2019

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Meets Vietnam's PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday held talks with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on a wide range of issues and underscored the importance of strengthening the comprehensive......
18:48, 05/11/2019

Calls to boycott Jimmy John's resurface over elephant photo with sandwich chain's founder Hashtag #BoycottJimmyJohns was trending Friday with calls for a boycott after a photo of founder Jimmy John Liautaud with an elephant resurfaced.       ...
13:00, 08/23/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Probe Agency Seizes Flat, Land of Delhi Minister Harish Gahlot's Brother The Enforcement Directorate has seized a flat in the posh Vasant Kunj area of Delhi and a land in Haryana worth Rs 1.48 crore in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) and hawala......
03:16, 05/07/2019

Exclusive: Ride-hailing firm Grab plans major investment in Vietnam - top executive Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab is set to invest "several hundred million dollars" in Vietnam where the company sees its next major growth market, just weeks after it unveiled a $2 billion plan in Indonesia....
18:00, 08/25/2019

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday....
04:16, 06/25/2019

WATCH: Dallas airport terminal falls silent as veteran's remains returned from Vietnam An entire terminal at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport stood in silence Thursday as the remains of an American airman who died during the Vietnam War were brought home to the U.S....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Japan's Suntory joins rival Coca Cola to push Vietnam on plastic recycling Japanese beverage giant Suntory Holdings said it would work with rival Coca-Cola as well as Nestle to push the government in Vietnam, among the biggest contributors to plastic waste in the ocean, to create a large-scale recycling system....
13:48, 06/25/2019

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday....
05:16, 06/18/2019

Apple supplier Sharp tumbles as trade gloom offsets Vietnam plant plans Shares of Apple supplier Sharp Corp tumbled 14% on Friday given concerns about an escalating China-U.S. trade war, even as the Japanese firm said a day earlier that it would build a plant in Vietnam to ease any impact on its business....
01:48, 08/02/2019

Airline pilot flies dad's remains home from Vietnam 52 years after seeing him off at same Dallas airport When Air Force Maj. Roy Knight, Jr., left Dallas for Vietnam 52 years ago, his 5-year-old son, Bryan, came to Dallas Love field to see him off. On Thursday, Bryan, now a captain for Southwest Airlines, brought back his father's remains aboard a...
14:16, 08/08/2019

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United States and Australia expressed concern about China's actions in the disputed waterways....
02:32, 08/24/2019

Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnam official says woman who was tried for the killing of North Korean leader’s brother has been released from prison....
18:16, 05/02/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media reported Sunday....
08:16, 08/04/2019

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
19:16, 07/19/2019

'They don't respect our security measures': Large alligator scales fence at Florida naval air station A video shared by a Florida television station shows an alligator climbing over a fence at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.        ...
19:48, 08/19/2019

Leon Edwards promises to finish Jorge Masvidal feud after he seizes world title chance against Rafael dos Anjos Leon Edwards is hopeful that victory over Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday will earn him an overdue shot at the UFC welterweight title – having also vowed to settle his feud with Jorge Masvidal "inside the cage or outside of it"....
00:32, 07/18/2019

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the Revolutionary Guard’s third seizure of a vessel in recent weeks and the latest show of strengt...
15:48, 08/04/2019

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to the Syrian regime....
09:00, 07/05/2019

Philippines says 'baaaaaaaaa bye' to 1,500 tons of trash as it ships back to Canada After years-long tension in which Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte threatened 'war,' the Philippines shipped back 1,500 tons of garbage Friday.        ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
23:32, 07/18/2019

South Korea donates 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea has said it will make its largest food donation to the North since 2008, as an estimated 40% of North Koreans are undernourished. Much of the aid is aimed at helping vulnerable children and mothers....
13:16, 06/19/2019

South Korea to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea South Korea says it plans to send 50,000 tons of rice to North Korea through the World Food Program, in its second aid package announced over the past month as it seeks to help with North Korean food shortages and improve bilateral relations...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Elephant and Castle station: Emergency services descend on busy Tube station after man 'sprayed with substance' Emergency services descended on a busy London Tube station this morning after a man was "sprayed with a substance" in a robbery in front of shocked commuters....
04:48, 06/19/2019

Wisconsin man who helped US troops in Vietnam stands up to armed carjackers in Wisconsin on Memorial Day A Vietnam veteran's trip to his garden on Memorial Day almost turned deadly when he was confronted by a group of armed men who were trying to steal his car....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
02:48, 07/20/2019

Vietnam, China Embroiled In South China Sea Standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which fall within Vietnam's exclusive economic zone, two......
12:00, 07/17/2019

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.        ...
09:00, 07/18/2019

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
04:32, 08/22/2019

Four F/A-18 Super Hornets damaged in E-2D carrier landing incident An E-2D aircraft struck two F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter planes and damaged two others while landing aboard an aircraft carrier, the Naval Safety Center said....
06:00, 08/22/2019

Blazin' Saddles: La Vuelta - 7 key stages of the 2019 race "Starting with a team time trial in Torrevieja and finishing in Madrid with a showpiece circuit race in the Spanish capital, the 2019 Vuelta a Espana is a tough, persistently hill affair. Here\u0027s a closer look at seven of the key stages where the...
06:32, 08/22/2019

Rejuvenated Brown savors return to coaching with Tar Heels Mack Brown has accomplished nearly everything a college coach could want, from winning a national championship to being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame....
07:32, 08/22/2019

Qantas tests 19-hour direct flights from UK and US to Sydney Three flights scheduled on new Boeing 787-9 as airline looks at introducing route in 2022Qantas plans to test non-stop flights from London and New York to Sydney this year to see whether passengers and crew can tolerate 19 hours in a plane.The Austra...
08:00, 08/22/2019

Bundesliga: Build around Philipe Coutinho and Bayern can excel Bayern Munich have been crying out for a new playmaker to excel in the No.10 role. In recent years, Mario Götze and James Rodriguez have failed to truly find their feet but Philippe Coutinho may prove to be the answer....
09:00, 08/22/2019

A red-hot alien world was found orbiting three stars NASA’s TESS exoplanet-hunting satellite has already made some incredible discoveries in its first couple of years in service, but its latest find will definitely look familiar to sci-fi fans. The planet LTT 1445 A b is a rocky world approximate...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation expectations....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Watch: New trailer for 'Motherless Brooklyn' written, directed by and starring Edward Norton Warner Brothers released a trailer for Edward Norton's movie "Motherless Brooklyn." Norton wrote, directed and stars with Bruce Willis, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Kenneth Williams, Alec Baldwin and Willem Dafoe....
13:32, 08/22/2019

USTA accused of cheating city out of $300K ahead of US Open What a racket! The United States Tennis Association cheated the city out of more than $300,000 in rent by under-reporting its revenues by at least $31 million, according to a blistering report by the City Comptroller released as the organization hold...
13:32, 08/22/2019

Injured Giants CB Sam Beal running out of time to carve himself a role CINCINNATI – There is an old saying around NFL teams that you cannot make the club from the tub. The roster survival rate for players that spend more time getting treatment and watching practice from the sideline is not high. Established veterans get...
14:00, 08/22/2019

The Londoner: C4 Byrne scorches Boris and Corbyn C4 news chief suggests deploying the Queen as a journalist | Caroline Lucas on her all female cabinet | Gwyneth Paltrow's book curator | Humphrys and Cameron to talk again | Tobias Ellwood's messy new office...
14:32, 08/22/2019

Facebook admits it’s still being exploited to incite ethnic violence in Myanmar Facebook said it removed 216 social media pages, groups, and accounts in Myanmar, where it continues to be exploited in an ethnic cleansing campaign.Read More...
15:00, 08/22/2019

Thomas shares Tour Championship lead despite low-key start Justin Thomas shot a mediocre even-par 70 on the first day at the Tour Championship on Thursday but ended the round tied for the lead with fellow Americans Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele....
15:32, 08/22/2019

Migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. face high violence risk (Reuters Health) - Nearly one third of migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. experience physical, psychological and/or sexual violence during their journey, a new study finds....
15:32, 08/22/2019

John Elway reveals Dupuytren's contracture diagnosis, promotes awareness for hand condition John Elway is part of a national awareness campaign for Dupuytren’s contracture, a condition that prevents curled fingers from being straightened.       ...
16:00, 08/22/2019

Back-to-school products you should never buy at Target Target is one of the most popular stores for back-to-school shopping — but skip these items or you'll be wasting money!       ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Europa League roundup: Celtic and Linfield win; Rangers draw in Poland • Celtic beat AIK 2-0; Rangers draw 0-0 away at Legia Warsaw• Linfield record stunning 3-2 victory over QarabagOdsonne Edouard’s free-kick gave Celtic a two-goal cushion to take to Sweden in their Europa League play-off against AIK. The Frenchman cur...
18:00, 08/22/2019

Buy the Thing You Love in Every Color At the beginning of the summer, I did a bold thing. I drove myself to Target, I tried on a few different items and settled on a pair of comfortable shorts and a cotton tank top that I proclaimed my “work-from-home outfit of the summer.” And then I bo...
18:00, 08/22/2019

DoorDash finally makes sure delivery drivers get your tips DoorDash drivers will earn 100 percent of tips under a revamped set of rules on pay. The delivery service today announced a new tipping and earnings policy that it claims will lead to drivers earning more on average. The development comes more than a...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff The outspoken CEO of online home goods retailer Overstock.com resigned Thursday, days after he issued a press release entitled "Comments on Deep State" that claimed he helped the FBI carry out "political espionage."...
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. EXIM Bank seeks vote on $5 bln loan to Mozambique LNG project The U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Thursday its board intends to vote on a $5 billion direct loan for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique, the bank's biggest export financing deal in years....
22:32, 08/22/2019

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

Cam Newton leaves Panthers' preseason game vs. Patriots with foot injury Cam Newton made an early exit Thursday night against the Patriots, as the Panthers QB suffered a foot injury in the first quarter.       ...
23:32, 08/22/2019

Yankees’ Gary Sanchez closing in on a milestone HR Gary Sanchez finished the Yankees’ 5-3 loss to the A’s on Thursday night one homer shy of 100 in 354 big-league games. The fastest players in history to 100 homers are Ryan Howard (325 games) and Ralph Kiner (376 games). In 11 games since retur...
00:32, 08/23/2019

World's fastest man Coleman 'misses three drugs tests, under investigation' - reports "Christian Coleman is alleged to have missed three drugs tests which could see the fastest 100m runner over the last three years miss next month\u0027s World Championships and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games."...
02:32, 08/23/2019

Williams Formula 1 team has had to 'stop and reconfigure' Williams's behind-the-scenes changes to turn around its Formula 1 fortunes are akin to stopping to "reconfigure the machine" instead of continuing with the same processes...
03:00, 08/23/2019

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer....
04:00, 08/23/2019

Record Amazon rainforest fires spark row between Brazil and France The Brazilian space agency, INPE, this week reported more than 75,000 fires across the Brazilian part of the world’s greatest rainforest, up 84 per cent on last year...
05:32, 08/23/2019

‘I’m going to where people are’: the viral priest using TikTok to start a church His videos were designed to draw Austinites to religion but have made him a star of the new social media app that most of his age still don’t understand‘It just takes off’: how the short-video app TikTok has caused a global stirDavid W Peters has bee...
05:32, 08/23/2019

US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge "Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have been shipped and accepted," a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said Thursday....
06:00, 08/23/2019

TVS Motor Company To Offer 100% Discount On Labour For Flood-Affected Vehicles TVS Motor Company has initiated tie-up with multiple insurance companies to accelerate the claim process and will ensure availability of required parts in the region....
07:32, 08/23/2019

Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, though the curbs could push its smartphone unit's revenue lower by about $10 billion this year....
08:00, 08/23/2019

Global heating, quakes and how to avoid pathogen soup: a cartoon about water In an area facing particular threats from earthquakes and global heating, Portland has a duty to take care of its abundant water supply Continue reading......
08:00, 08/23/2019

New Nintendo Switch 2: everything we want to see from the next Switch console Rumors have been circling for a while now that a new Nintendo Switch 2 is on the way, which could boast upgraded hardware in comparison to the original Nintendo Switch – maybe a Nintendo Switch Pro?But the new Nintendo Switch devices, the new ...
09:00, 08/23/2019

Italy's PD government talks with 5-Star give reason for hope: lawmaker Italy's main center-left opposition party expressed hope on Friday that it could reach a deal with one of its avowed political enemies the 5-Star party to form a new government....
09:00, 08/23/2019

Hyundai Accent The long-running entry car, sold only as a sedan in the U.S., was redesigned for the 2018 model year and updates its powertrain for the 2020 model year....
10:32, 08/23/2019

‘It’s Gratifying’: Jay Inslee Finally Gets His Moment The Washington governor and self-described climate candidate told us what it was like to achieve national recognition — after leaving the presidential race....
11:00, 08/23/2019

The Kochtopus: sprawling network keeps David Koch's legacy thriving The billionaire’s long reach and deep wallet reached the highest echelons of the right wing. His influence will long be feltIn September 2010, David and Charles Koch, the fabulously rich brothers who turned an oil and manufacturing empire inherited f...
11:32, 08/23/2019

Aston Villa v Everton: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 8pm BST kick-offTen things to look for in the Premier League this weekendAnd feel free to email Nick or tweet him @NickAmes82 7.19pm BST Told you this one gives us a fuzzy feeling.203 - Aston Villa vs Everton is the mo...
11:32, 08/23/2019