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Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President

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"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
13:12, 06/20/2019

Making Efforts For Promotion Of Hindi As Official Language Of UN: Centre The government on Thursday said it has been making efforts for the promotion of Hindi as an official language of the United Nations and its propagation worldwide....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in.....
20:36, 08/01/2019

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
19:12, 05/20/2019

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
00:24, 07/02/2019

Gabon president fires VP, forests minister over hardwood scandal Gabon's President Ali Bongo has fired his vice president and his forests minister, his office said on Wednesday, after hundreds of containers of illegally logged kevazingo wood that had been seized we...
00:12, 05/23/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
20:01, 08/12/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
03:36, 07/05/2019

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security Council on Thursday, describing th...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Taiwan president says China steps up infiltration efforts Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts....
07:24, 05/10/2019

President Trump Is Escalating Efforts to Investigate Intelligence Agencies (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation o...
07:36, 05/24/2019

China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate Taiwan, president Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan President Tsai Ing-Wen said on Friday that China has stepped up its efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in Taiwan and she asked national security agencies to counter Beijing's efforts...
07:48, 05/10/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
04:12, 06/28/2019

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
13:12, 06/20/2019

Centre College President Announces Plans To Retire In 2020 DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Centre College’s president has announced his plans to retire next year after more than two decades of leading the Kentucky college. The liberal arts college in Danville says...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Michael Schumacher Making Progress, Watching F1 Races, Says FIA President It’s been almost six years since the skiing accident that caused former Formula One driver Michael Schumacher’s traumatic brain injury, leaving him with permanent damage. Updates have been few and far...
18:36, 07/31/2019

Bill de Blasio is reportedly going to announce a 2020 run for president, but all signs point to his campaign being a disaster in the making Lucas Jackson/Reuters New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will announce a 2020 presidential campaign next week, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. De Blasio would be the 22nd candidate to jo...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the country, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the...
05:48, 06/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Conversations about Conservation Indigenous peoples in the Philippines are increasingly involved in the national conversation about protecting and conserving the South East Asian country’s key biodiversity areas, thanks to support fr...
23:12, 08/09/2019

One Night In Darkwood Will Ruin Forests For You “Respect the woods,” Darkwood cautions you before you start playing for the first time. It’s part of a warning that mostly uses more practical language, letting players know that they’re about to play...
22:36, 05/15/2019

'Part of German soul' under threat as forests die Action plan to be drawn up as dry summers, storms and pests destroy swathes of woodlandA catastrophic combination of heat, drought, storms, forest fires, beetle plagues and a fungi blight have so far ...
06:48, 08/07/2019

Opening Up the Land of Forests, Lakes and Campgrounds The national parks service and some of its provincial counterparts are offering newcomers basic knowledge about camping they likely didn’t bring with them to Canada....
22:12, 07/05/2019

Meet The Man Walking 700 Km In Reverse To Save Forests An Indonesian man is walking 700 kilometres (435 miles) from his home on a volcano in East Java to Jakarta in the hope of drawing attention to the archipelago's quickly shrinking forests -- and he is....
20:00, 08/05/2019

Kentucky conservation fund wins award for preservation FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The American Battlefield Trust has recognized the Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund for helping preserve battlefields and historic sites. American Battlefield Trust Presid...
11:12, 06/10/2019

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
13:12, 07/12/2019

Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins? Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever b...
20:00, 06/19/2019

India To Help In Conservation Of Maldives' Friday Mosque: PM Modi India will contribute to the conservation of Maldives' Friday Mosque, a unique place of worship made of coral stones, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced....
12:36, 06/09/2019

India's tiger population grows to 3,000 in conservation boost India's prime minister has hailed progress in revitalizing the country's native tiger population after decades of decline. But the endangered species faces an uphill battle to survive amid growing dem...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Safari tourist snaps could produce useful conservation data Enlarge / A pack of African wild dogs. (credit: Megan Claase) Conservation efforts need data. To understand how a species is faring, it's essential to have information on roughly how many members of...
22:36, 07/25/2019

Government Planning Competition Among States For Water Conservation The government is planning to conduct a competition among states to encourage water conservation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said this morning....
13:48, 07/23/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways t...
13:24, 07/27/2019

107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms......
21:00, 07/02/2019

Germany's forests on the verge of collapse, experts report Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark bee...
14:12, 07/20/2019

U.S. proposes rules that could cause faster destruction of national forests U.S. environmental groups are sounding the alarm that one of the oldest environmental laws in the United States is being weakened on several fronts by the Trump administration....
23:36, 06/19/2019

Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of fir...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Frida...
21:24, 05/10/2019

As Gabon's new forests minister, UK conservationist aims to lead by example Gabon hopes to lead by example in stamping out illegal logging of the world's tropical hardwoods, a prominent British conservationist said on Tuesday after being named the central African country's ne...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress wil...
03:24, 05/30/2019

NSW remaps old growth forests to open up reserves to logging Exclusive: ‘Sneaky’ rezoning exercise now under way to address timber shortfall The New South Wales government is considering reclassifying old growth forest to open up some protected reserves in the ...
05:48, 07/17/2019

AI helps drones navigate forests and other ‘cluttered’ environments In a newly-published paper, researchers propose an AI framework that guides drones through cluttered environments that they've never seen before.Read More...
00:36, 06/25/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Keeping Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation in balance The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Western High Atlas Mountains are finding ways t...
15:12, 06/05/2019

Koala conservation goes high-tech with virtual reality and drones An Australian project has demonstrated airborne thermal cameras and virtual reality could much more accurately pinpoint where koalas live, and improve conservation efforts...
12:00, 05/31/2019

Aamir Khan, Big B Endorse Water Conservation. "Inspiring", Says PM Modi As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, the central government on Monday launched a five-point water conservation campaign - Jal Shakti Abhiyan....
21:12, 07/01/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about every one of them. ...
18:12, 08/14/2019

BBC Earth from Space: satellite images give new view on conservation The BBC's new documentary, Earth from Space, explores how scientists use satellite imagery to view and understand some of nature's biggest challenges...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
00:48, 07/06/2019

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
17:00, 07/29/2019

Education critical to ensure future of forests, and reverse their destruction The UN drew attention to the vital role that forests play in addressing some of the world’s greatest environmental challenges on Thursday, and the importance of tackling the issues that threaten them,...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Under Brazil’s Far Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
09:48, 07/28/2019

California wildfires 'too extreme' even for birds that thrive in burned out forests Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
10:48, 08/07/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
03:48, 05/23/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and increasing vulnerability to climate change, populat...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Invasive Pests Are Devastating American Forests at an Alarming Rate New findings show that invasive species are wiping out trees across the U.S., devastating forests and their ability to store carbon. That’s particularly bad news in light of the worsening climate cris...
07:24, 08/16/2019

Orangutan numbers drop as much as 30% in Malaysian palm oil estate forests - WWF Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stab...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Tree-damaging pests pose ‘devastating’ threat to 40% of US forests About 450 overseas pests have been introduced to US forests, a climate crisis resource, due to international trade and travelAbout 40% of all forests across the US are at risk of being ravaged by an a...
19:12, 08/13/2019

3 arrested in Coquitlam after objecting to conservation officers destroying family of bears The B.C. Conservation Officer Service says officers arrested three people in Coquitlam on Tuesday, but residents say the arrests and the destruction of the bears were unfair....
00:12, 08/01/2019

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer...
11:48, 06/30/2019

Animal conservation group files lawsuit against Trump’s border wall TUCSON – El Jefe, the first of three wild jaguars observed roaming in the United States, has ruled over the Santa Rita Mountains in the Old Pueblo since he was spotted in 2011. From habitat loss...
06:00, 08/07/2019

Trump administration sabotages major conservation effort, defying Congress Revealed: federal support to research centers cut off as scientists fear years of successful work will go ‘down the drain’Scientists and officials around the US have told the Guardian that the Trump a...
14:12, 05/01/2019

30 hammerhead sharks died in captivity in France; some ate each other, conservation group claims An aquarium in France is facing legal action over the deaths of 30 scalloped hammerhead sharks, which a marine wildlife conservation group claims were mistreated over an eight-year period in captivity...
19:36, 05/15/2019

Sweet talk and laughter — German sayings involving forests and trees Germans are known for their love of forests, and celebrate Arbor Day annually. They also have a host of wonderful sayings and phrases revolving around forests and trees, with one that involves shoutin...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest maker' is working with farmers to restore the country...
17:12, 05/29/2019

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell tre...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Democratic hopeful Bennet unveils climate plan with farm, conservation focus U.S. Senator Michael Bennet, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender, unveiled a plan on Monday to tackle climate change with a focus on slashing emissions from farming and ranching and conserving ne...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Prince Harry Teams Up With His (And Meghan’s) Hero Dr Jane Goodall To Promote Conservation “She is a woman of kindness, warmth, immense knowledge and a softness that’s needed by mankind just as much as it is chimpkind,” the Duke said of Goodall...
17:00, 07/24/2019

Ex-cons for conservation: Can prison actors save Malawi's national tree from extinction? The Mulanje cedar, Malawi's national tree, is on the verge of extinction. A drama group comprised entirely of ex-prisoners is making a last bid to save it....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Mexicans turn to ancient Aztec floating gardens to revive mangrove forests In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process....
12:48, 06/04/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which define the region's landscape....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Backward step for mankind: man walks 800km in reverse to save Indonesia’s forests Medi Bastoni hopes to get to meet the president when he arrives in Jakarta, in several weeks A man from a village in East Java has embarked on an unconventional mission to raise awareness about preser...
02:48, 07/24/2019

Useless Republican Group Killing Untold Forests Handing Out the Mueller Report Given the reaction to Robert Mueller’s press conference on Wednesday, it shouldn’t exactly come as a surprise that most members of Congress have not read the former special counsel’s report. That’s no...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Dead mangrove forests in northern Australia found to emit more methane than live trees Emissions from dead trees were eight times higher than those from the healthy treesMangrove forests that died along a 1,000km stretch of coastline in northern Australia have been emitting methane at r...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Bermuda land snail: Zoo releases 4,000 rare snails considered extinct into the wild after conservation project Four thousand snails from a rare species feared to have gone extinct are being released into the wild thanks to the conservation efforts of a UK zoo....
18:00, 06/13/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: biodiversity and forests, labour and road safety, women’s rights, and fallen UN staff remembered This Monday, we cover: how one million species face extinction; the importance of safeguarding forests; a look at labour inequalities worldwide; efforts to tackle road safety; a new intergenerational ...
22:12, 05/06/2019

Conservation Nightmare: Rhinos Have Become Even More Attractive To Poachers After Evolving Skin Made Of Rare Mint-Condition Baseball Cards The constant scourge of poaching has driven many rhino species to the brink of extinction, and unfortunately, it now looks like their situation is becoming more dire than ever before: Rhinos have beco...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Prince Harry 'dances' with his hero, Dr. Jane Goodall, at conservation summit Two passionate conservationists, Prince Harry and Dr. Jane Goodall, came together for a conservation summit of young people at Windsor Castle.        ...
02:48, 07/24/2019

How AI could save the environment Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the enviro...
15:36, 07/09/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:36, 07/14/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:24, 06/14/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
16:24, 07/16/2019

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Blackford on student 'hostile environment' SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford asks the prime minister if she will match Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to provide free tuition for EU students through to 2021....
21:36, 05/01/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in...
12:24, 06/06/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
08:36, 07/17/2019

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
20:00, 06/19/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
20:00, 06/18/2019

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A n...
07:12, 05/14/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
21:36, 06/06/2019

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract potential top picks Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthony Dav...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.       ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

He Fought for Iran’s Environment and Was Arrested. Now, He’s Dead. Authorities say a well-known Iranian-Canadian professor killed himself in a Tehran prison, after he and other environmentalists are arrested. His family is demanding answers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment acros...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur if Brazil...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Mond...
20:12, 07/08/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
03:24, 07/30/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK mi...
16:00, 07/10/2019

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
16:36, 07/03/2019

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
11:36, 06/01/2019

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its...
00:00, 07/03/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it cause...
11:24, 05/01/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
00:00, 06/02/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:36, 05/30/2019

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:12, 06/05/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
06:24, 05/26/2019

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
03:00, 05/26/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
16:00, 07/21/2019

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
01:24, 05/18/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanizatio...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threat...
08:48, 06/27/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
02:00, 05/26/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
15:48, 07/16/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
04:00, 07/09/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious...
18:00, 07/05/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong eco...
12:00, 07/09/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
16:00, 04/29/2019

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy.....
00:12, 06/19/2019

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
01:36, 07/06/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
10:00, 07/13/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:36, 05/21/2019

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United King...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Amazon's fast fashion subscription box is terrible news for the environment Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe is a new Amazon subscription service that will deliver you a package of curated clothing and accessories every month for $4.99. With up to eight new garments arrivin...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed thems...
18:12, 08/14/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
11:36, 07/11/2019

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt....
19:36, 07/26/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on...
23:12, 07/11/2019

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block constru...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airli...
18:24, 04/28/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough ...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to food safety and the environment, respondin...
19:12, 08/05/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
20:12, 05/22/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
02:36, 08/14/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
12:12, 07/08/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:24, 06/17/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critic...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
02:48, 07/09/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning bri...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with ...
03:24, 05/06/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National ...
05:12, 07/17/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
16:36, 05/24/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reportin...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
23:24, 07/08/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Complaint from Angus Taylor's brother prompted environment probe, former senator says John Williams pushed for review after hearing Richard Taylor talk on radio about clearing of grasslandsA national review of how conservation laws affect the agriculture industry was prompted by a comp...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile ...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
19:00, 06/04/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment...
04:12, 05/04/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
02:24, 06/06/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
22:48, 07/08/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
17:24, 07/09/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous.....
17:12, 07/18/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at t...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
18:12, 07/08/2019

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or...
07:12, 06/19/2019

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
13:24, 07/03/2019

UN environment report: how Australia's political parties plan to respond to the crisis Ahead of the election, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the Greens The United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity ...
00:24, 05/08/2019

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f--...
01:48, 07/02/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to level...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average tri...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:12, 07/14/2019

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plas...
10:12, 06/11/2019

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
14:36, 06/07/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:36, 06/05/2019

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campa...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Environment group in France sues over 'health risk' from Notre Dame fire An environmental group in France filed a lawsuit Tuesday over potential health risks from lead that was released during the devastating fire that ripped through the Notre Dame Cathedral earlier this y...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Environment minister discusses climate emergency with mayors of Hamilton, Burlington, Milton Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
21:48, 07/25/2019

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
06:24, 05/31/2019

Samsung teams up with the UN on sustainability efforts Today's Samsung event wasn't just about new gadgets. Near the end of today's presentation, Samsung president DJ Koh announced a partnership with the United Nations Development Programme...
10:00, 08/08/2019

US: Flynn described efforts to interfere with cooperation WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress contacted him about ...
01:24, 05/17/2019

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of Americans owe their health coverage to the law enact...
12:24, 04/29/2019

General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut costs by about 20% over the next two years as it tries to b...
21:00, 05/30/2019

Do Facebook’s Fact-Checking Efforts Even Work? At the end of 2016, Facebook decided to finally do something about its misinformation problem. It tasked a bunch of third-party fact-checkers to flag and weed out fake and misleading content from its ...
23:36, 05/07/2019

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Apple Pay to become more useful than ever as efforts focus on wider NFC adoption An iPhone might soon be the only thing you need in your pocketsApple has been trying to replace your wallet with your iPhone for years now. Despite the relatively wide adoption of Apple Pay (at least ...
12:36, 05/16/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my m...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
10:12, 05/23/2019

Brazil president's trip to Texas brokered by ex-president Bush: spokesman Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decision to visit Texas next week followed an invitation from former U.S. President George W. Bush, a spokesman for Bolsonaro said on Thursday....
00:48, 05/10/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Ru...
08:48, 08/14/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Surprise! Beloved President Ronald Reagan Was a Racist: Unearthed Call to Then-President Nixon Proves It History has been kind to former President Ronald Reagan. In death, the story of Reagan, the racist actor-turned-racist president has morphed into Reagan, the conservative maverick whose vision for Ame...
23:24, 07/31/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
11:00, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
05:48, 06/11/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Mexico says immigration efforts focused on southern border MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico’s tightening of immigration controls has focused “more than anything” on regulating entries at its southern borde...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Kazakh opposition leader vows continued efforts MOSCOW (AP) — The opposition figure who placed second in Kazakhstan’s presidential election says he will work to solidify what he sees as a rising desire to challenge authorities in the country....
17:24, 06/14/2019

Rescue efforts underway after China quake kills at least 12 BEIJING (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account t...
12:24, 06/18/2019

8chan Faces Roadblock in Efforts to Return to Service Online forum 8chan, used by the suspect in the El Paso, Texas, mass shooting that left 22 people dead, is facing a concerted effort to block its return after an internet-infrastructure provider cut of...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Logistics Bottlenecks Hamper Efforts to Sidestep Tariffs Companies looking to move some production from China to other Asian countries to avoid mounting U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports face significant bumps in the road....
15:00, 05/23/2019

CORRECTED-General Electric CEO says some efficiency efforts are just beginning General Electric Co affirmed on Thursday that it expects negative free cash flow in the second quarter, and said its power unit plans to cut headquarters costs by about 20% over the next two years as ...
23:12, 05/31/2019

Public groups stepping up e-commerce retail efforts The U.S. public dealership groups are deepening their investment in e-commerce initiatives to help customers go further in buying -- or selling -- a car before stepping into a store....
08:24, 04/29/2019

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote oper...
08:12, 07/10/2019

In 'Rahul Don't Go' Efforts, Sheila Dikshit And Co At His Doorstep Today Rahul Gandhi remains adamant about quitting as Congress president but scores of party workers will go to his Delhi home to persuade him to change his mind, senior leader Sheila Dikshit said on......
11:12, 05/29/2019

J&J says FTC probing efforts to protect arthritis drug Remicade The Federal Trade Commission issued civil subpoenas to Johnson and Johnson in June as part of an investigation into whether contracting practices for its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug, Remicad...
05:00, 07/30/2019

Yemen Truce Efforts Falter as Rivalries Intensify Diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in Yemen between Saudi Arabia and Iran-aligned Houthi forces have faltered, setting back U.N. attempts to prevent the war from fueling a broader regional conf...
22:00, 08/06/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: SIPRI The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Without new approaches, peace doesn't stand a chance, an...
03:48, 06/26/2019

Efforts to unionize Tennessee Volkswagen plant see setback CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — In a split decision, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled in favor of Volkswagen in a setback for unionization efforts at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, plant. United Au...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
05:36, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 1-S.Korea steps up efforts for U.S. help in export row with Japan * U.S. seen as an unlikely mediator in the dispute (Adds S.Korea budget announcement, S&P, comments and background, paragraphs 1-2, 3, 6, 11-18; adds bullet points)...
05:36, 07/11/2019

Support Mali reconciliation efforts ‘in whatever way possible’, urges UN expert Reconciliation initiatives in central Mali, to bring together local leaders and end ongoing violence, have been welcomed by the UN Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Mali, Alioune ...
03:36, 08/20/2019

A look at efforts to make legal pot foster social justice NEW YORK (AP) — Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recr...
15:48, 05/19/2019

The Latest: US backs reform efforts at UN health agency LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the World Health Organization trying to rein in travel abuses (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The United States, the biggest contributor to the World Health Organization, says...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Trump claims 'Obama had to know about' efforts to undermine presidency President Trump, in remarks broadcast Sunday, said former President Obama "certainly must have known about" what he characterized as high-level efforts by "FBI low-lifes" and other intelligence operat...
01:24, 06/17/2019

'RoboFire' Joins Rescue Efforts In Mumbai Blaze A robot has joined the rescue efforts to douse a massive blaze at the Mahamayatal Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra, news agency ANI reported on Monday....
16:12, 07/22/2019

The Latest: Oman: Regional efforts should bolster security Oman says regional and international efforts should be aimed at avoiding jeopardizing the security of the region after four oil tankers were subjected to alleged acts of sabotage earlier this week...
19:12, 05/15/2019

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench...
10:36, 06/28/2019

McConnell opposes efforts to revive pay raise for lawmakers WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell says the GOP-controlled chamber won’t go along with a bipartisan plan by House leaders to have lawmakers receive their first cost-of-livin...
18:24, 06/20/2019

China’s efforts to cut pollution in Beijing may make it worse overall Heavy polluting industries are being moved away from Beijing in an attempt to cut air pollution, but this could actually result in more pollution not less...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Inside the restoration efforts at Notre Dame Cathedral New photos from inside Notre Dame Cathedral show the daunting task ahead to restore the 800-year-old Gothic landmark. Huge mountains of rubble and beams from the charred spire remain where they fell o...
21:12, 05/15/2019

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to...
20:12, 06/19/2019

The Fiver | Rave reviews and precisely nothing to show for their efforts Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Many moons ago, The Fiver disgraced itself at a football awards ceremony at which the men behind The Square Ball won an award for Best Fanzine and co...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
22:48, 05/16/2019

PM Modi's Efforts Led To UN Ban On Masood Azhar, Says Amit Shah Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the United Nations (UN) designated terror organisation Jaish-e-Mohammad's chief Masood Azhar a global......
21:48, 05/01/2019

8chan Hits Roadblock in Efforts to Return to Service 8chan, which posted several alleged mass shooters’ manifestos—including one linked to the person detained in the killing of 22 people in El Paso, Texas—went dark after a technology provider pulled its...
21:12, 08/05/2019

Corsair buys Origin PC to boost its gaming rig efforts Corsair has bought Origin PC, a company that specializes in building gaming systems. Corsair didn't reveal how much it paid, but it was pretty open as to why it struck the deal....
18:36, 07/24/2019

Trump administration proposes another $1.6 billion for Moon efforts The Trump administration isn't convinced the $10.7 billion set aside for space exploration in the proposed 2020 budget is enough to help put astronauts on the Moon by 2024. The President has sub...
02:12, 05/14/2019

Tunisia president hospitalized after health scare: president's son Tunisia's 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the son of the president said, the second health crisis for the leader in a month....
04:00, 07/25/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the countr...
20:12, 07/24/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
18:12, 04/28/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
18:48, 05/16/2019

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
17:00, 06/04/2019

"Nothing Wrong In KCR's Efforts To Forge Federal Front": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's efforts to forge a federal front of regional......
12:36, 05/08/2019

Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Maine Just Banned Native American Mascots. Where Else Are Such Efforts Underway? Professional sports teams and big college sports programs have often resisted calls to rethink their names and logos. But at local levels, lawmakers have had more success....
15:12, 05/22/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is...
18:24, 04/28/2019

AT&T Gave $200,000 to Politicians Leading Abortion-Ban Efforts in Six States: Report AT&T has donated nearly $200,000 to politicians who’ve helped pass state-level laws either banning abortion or restricting women’s access to the medical procedure, according to a recently compiled...
00:36, 05/22/2019

Internazionale to step up efforts to sign Romelu Lukaku with £62.8m offer Italians plan two-year loan deal with obligation to buyBelgian striker is keen to join Antonio Conte in Serie AInternazionale are preparing their first bid for Romelu Lukaku as they attempt to sign th...
01:24, 06/27/2019

U.S. Sanctions May Overwhelm Europe's Efforts to Save Iran Deal European governments rejected Iran’s 60-day ultimatum to help it circumvent U.S. sanctions, saying they viewed Iran’s threat to abandon some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with “great ...
16:12, 05/09/2019

North Korea tests more missiles despite efforts at diplomatic solutions North Korea fired two short-range ballistic missiles early on Wednesday, the South Korean military said, only days after it launched two similar missiles intended to pressure South Korea and the Unite...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Nissan said to push back Renault's renewed efforts to merge Nissan is opposing renewed efforts by alliance partner Renault to merge under a holding company because such a structure will not help turn around the Japanese automaker, Bloomberg reported....
23:24, 05/13/2019

Political games hinder efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Efforts to end Ebola outbreak in Congo hindered by ‘political games’: WHO Attempts to end the second worst Ebola outbreak on record are being hampered by "political games" and distrust of outsiders in two towns in Democratic Republic of Congo, a senior World Health Organiza...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Java...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Task force created to improve school safety efforts PHOENIX – A new task force has been created to help make Arizona schools safer from gun violence. On Monday, May 13th, the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Kathy Hoffman, alongside ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
18:48, 06/29/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone, insisting that much progress has been made under his watch...
07:12, 06/30/2019

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, while Indian authorities l...
04:24, 08/07/2019

Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final despite Messi’s best efforts • Barcelona 1-2 Valencia• Messi 73; Gameiro 21, Rodrigo 33By the end they could take it no more, but the suffering was worth it and they made it. Somewhere in the madness a whistle blew and Valencia b...
23:48, 05/25/2019

Airlines and regulators meet to discuss Boeing 737 MAX un-grounding efforts Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated return of Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets to the s...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan efforts KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition figure says the African Union and Ethiopia have joined forces in renewed efforts to mediate the crisis in Sudan and bring the ruling generals and p...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Virginia outlaws deepfakes in its efforts to curb revenge porn Revenge porn isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, but with advancements in AI, “deepfakes” — an AI-based technology used to digitally produce or alter realistic looking video content — are becoming increas...
11:24, 07/02/2019

Iran Rebuffs European Efforts to Defuse Gulf Tensions Iran rebuffed European efforts to defuse tensions in the Persian Gulf, calling military escorts to secure shipping a provocation and rejecting U.K. terms for resolving a crisis over seized tankers....
02:36, 07/29/2019

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Refugee agencies urge EU to greater migrant efforts in Libya The UN's refugee agency and the International Organization for Migration are urging the European Union to take urgent action to help migrants fleeing conflict-torn Libya or stuck in detention centers ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

UK PM May pays tribute to Gibraltar's efforts in detaining Grace 1 tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May thanked Gibraltar's Chief Minister for upholding European Union sanctions against Syria by detaining an oil tanker, her office said on Wednesday, adding its independ...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Will Continue Efforts To Bring Terror Groups To Justice: India India has welcomed the listing of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist by the UN, nearly a decade after it first pushed for banning the Pakistan-based terrorist by the world body....
18:36, 05/01/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing ...
04:36, 07/26/2019

New approach could accelerate efforts to catalogue vast numbers of cells Artistic sketches can be used to capture details of a scene in a simpler image. MIT researchers are now bringing that concept to computational biology, with a novel method that extracts comprehensive ...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Agencies boost efforts to stop wildland firefighter suicides BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Federal wildland firefighting authorities are increasing mental health resources following an apparent increase in firefighter suicides in recent years. Officials at the Nati...
04:12, 07/15/2019

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tan...
22:12, 07/24/2019

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media accoun...
10:48, 06/18/2019

Terrorism, immigration efforts hampered by Homeland Security vacancies “In the best of times, DHS is an unruly and difficult-to-manage organization,” a former inspector general told the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday. “We are not in the best of times."...
14:12, 05/06/2019

Heroic efforts saved Sunnyside High School student TUCSON – 16-year old Martin Huerta is a typical teenager. He goes to Sunnyside High School, has a lot of friends and loves Lebron James. But his life changed forever on December 16. Huerta and h...
14:36, 05/03/2019

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
16:12, 07/10/2019

UN agencies urge stronger efforts to stop illegal fishing BANGKOK (AP) — Major United Nations agencies are urging major fishing nations to join efforts to fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. The UN Food and Agricultural Organization an...
10:12, 06/05/2019

U.S. to 'support efforts' by South Korea, Japan to end worsening dispute The United States will "do what it can do" to help defuse a worsening political and economic dispute between South Korea and Japan, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday, as South Korea warned that...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for t...
09:36, 07/10/2019

| WATCH: Rescue efforts underway after massive landslide in Bolivia Bolivian rescue teams and residents of a hillside neighbourhood in La Paz attempt to recover what is left of their homes and belongings after a landslide struck, triggered by heavy rain and runoffs....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Nissan slams Renault abstention on governance efforts vote TOKYO (AP) — Nissan’s chief executive has criticized the Japanese automaker’s French alliance partner, Renault, for trying to block changes to strengthen governance following the arrest of...
15:24, 06/10/2019

Social media remains key to Venezuela’s opposition, despite efforts to block it The Internet services have become the most critical ways Venezuelans organize protests and communicate with family amid the nation's violent clashes....
01:00, 05/01/2019

Land exploitation 'undermines efforts to stop climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked report by United Nations scientists....
01:48, 08/02/2019

Slowing Growth Raises Pressure on China's Stimulus Efforts A strategy by Chinese policy makers to stimulate the economy with tax and fee cuts hasn’t stopped growth from slowing, stoking expectations that Beijing will roll out more incentives such as easier cr...
16:12, 07/15/2019

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient h...
22:36, 07/18/2019

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor Bill de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffa...
02:36, 06/08/2019

Donations, pigs part of Las Vegas’ efforts to cut food waste The environmental and financial impacts of leftover food are more important than ever to Las Vegas’ world-famous casinos, which in recent years have developed and expanded innovative practices to cut ...
08:48, 04/29/2019

Trump’s Efforts to Rein In Drug Prices Face Setbacks The White House abandoned a plan to drop hidden rebates paid by drug companies to benefit managers, and lost a court case over requiring transparency in drug companies’ TV ads....
00:48, 07/12/2019

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate President Barack Obama’s signature health care law can be...
07:24, 07/10/2019

Republicans block election security efforts despite Mueller's warnings Senators stand in way of multiple bills within 24 hours of former special counsel’s testimony on Russian threatSenate Republicans have twice blocked legislation aimed at strengthening US election secu...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Prosecutors say Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher killed a prisoner and took pictures with the corpse. The defense says it was a 'high combat environment' Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday in the trial of Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death, among other violations of mili...
13:00, 06/30/2019

China says it needs 'arduous efforts' to meet 2019 industrial output goal Beijing says it can still meet its 2019 growth target of between 6% and 6.5% and continues to roll out stimulus measures to prop up activity. China set a 2019 industrial output growth target of 5.5%-6...
07:24, 07/23/2019

US pulls out of Reagan-era arms treaty, saying Russia 'made no efforts' to comply A historic arms control treated signed between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev three decades was scrapped after President Trump decided to withdraw on Friday....
12:36, 08/02/2019

WFE Board urges consistent regulation and more transparency from G20 market reform efforts Paris, 22 September 2009 - The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) Board of Directors urged leaders of the G20 nations at their upcoming summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), to press for market r...
17:24, 05/02/2019

Albemarle details efforts to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp on Tuesday detailed a process it believes will increase its Chilean lithium output by nearly a third and said it is working to reduce the affect of precipitation on its evaporation pond...
00:48, 06/12/2019

Sagan not worried about lack of victories, points to climbing efforts after Stage 4 "Three-time world champion Peter Sagan has said that he is not worried after he went another stage at the Tour de France without securing a victory."...
03:12, 07/10/2019

Federal review flags concerns in efforts to protect right whales in Canada The study says speed restrictions and fishing-zone closures in the Gulf of St. Lawrence have helped to lower risks of injury and death to right whales, but dangers remain, especially in the waters jus...
13:00, 07/04/2019

Ex-Facebook security chief calls tech regulatory efforts 'confused' Facebook's former chief security officer says the FTC's settlement with the social media giant doesn't address some of the main privacy concerns....
20:48, 07/24/2019

G-20 Tells Social-Media Operators to Step Up Efforts Against Terrorist Content The U.S. joined other major nations in calling for social-media companies to crack down on violent terrorist content online, an apparent easing of Washington’s concerns about internet censorship....
20:12, 06/30/2019

Pompeo, Ghani agree to 'accelerate efforts' to end war in Afghanistan: State Department U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani agreed that it was time to "accelerate efforts" to end the war in Afghanistan, the State Department said on Thursday....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Has Blunted Police Efforts to Be Tough on Crime Requests for U visas are declining, a sign that undocumented crime victims are losing hope in the program and are less inclined to help the authorities stop criminals....
18:24, 05/14/2019

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,”...
02:00, 05/19/2019

China backs Pyongyang's efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issues, Xi says in op-ed Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean...
05:00, 06/19/2019

Group Of Trekkers Stuck In Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur, Rescue Efforts On A group of trekkers from West Bengal, were stuck near Rupin Pass on the way to Sangla valley in Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district, an official said on Thursday....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ...
19:36, 06/10/2019

Mapping Notre Dame’s unique sound will be a boon to reconstruction efforts Enlarge / Protective tarps displayed on the roof of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, two weeks after a fire devastated it. (credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images) When the iconic Notre Dame cath...
16:24, 05/14/2019

FBI director: Russia increases interference efforts leading into 2020 election FBI Director Christopher Wray called the 2018 midterm elections a "dress rehearsal" for the Russians to commit even more election interference in the 2020 presidential election....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Seoul: NKorea ignores calls for joint African swine efforts SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is concerned North Korea is ignoring its calls for joint efforts to stem the spread of highly contagious African swine fever following an outbreak in North Korea....
05:36, 06/05/2019

Xbox Boss On Microsoft’s Struggles With Game Quality And Efforts To Improve It Whatever the strengths of the Xbox platform, it’s long lagged behind Nintendo and Sony in terms of homegrown, exclusive video games. There have been highlights in its history and even some stellar gam...
09:24, 06/22/2019

Mets intensify efforts to deal Noah Syndergaard, must convince Wilpons The hardest sell for the Mets baseball operations department leading up to the trade deadline is not persuading suitors to make substantial offers for Edwin Diaz and Noah Syndergaard. It will be convi...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Arrest of Academic Complicates Efforts to Save Iran Nuclear Deal Iran said it has detained a French-Iranian scholar on unspecified charges, complicating French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal and defuse tensions in the Middle Ea...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Intuit buys data analytics startup as part of AI expansion efforts Intuit plans to use the acquisition of Origami Logic to better analyze multiple data sets, which would allow for more personalized services and products across its portfolio....
22:24, 05/28/2019

U.S. lawmakers grill e-cigarette maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a "holistic health education" camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing ...
11:36, 07/26/2019

MacBook Pro teardown dives into Apple’s efforts to improve its keyboard design After years of controversy and deserved criticism, Apple earlier this week introduced a refreshed MacBook Pro with a slightly tweaked design that, we can only hope, will address longstanding complaint...
06:24, 05/25/2019

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inqu...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Oil prices slip as demand concerns outweigh efforts to curb supply Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, offsetting narrow gains in the previous session, as sluggish demand forecasts countered expectations that major producers would prop up oil prices by limiting crude oil ...
09:36, 08/13/2019

U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important "to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision of two States, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and ...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Tesla's relaunched solar power efforts include $50 panel rentals Tesla has relaunched its troubled solar power efforts, and that now includes an option that might be more affordable for some homeowners. The company has debuted a Rent Solar program that lets residen...
23:00, 08/18/2019

From sushi robots to farm drones: Japan Inc. innovation thwarts BOJ's efforts TOKYO, June 17 (Reuters) - PASTRY SCANNER: A worker at the Andersen bakery outlet at Ueno station in Tokyo uses a checkout scanner to calculate the price of pastries. REUTERS/Kaori Kaneko...
13:48, 06/17/2019

Honda: Kvyat Germany podium was reward for Toro Rosso's '18 efforts Honda thinks Daniil Kvyat's shock German Grand Prix podium rewarded the Toro Rosso Formula 1 team's willingness last year to help the engine manufacturer prepare for its Red Bull switch...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal: spokesman Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visits Tehran for talks ...
09:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Clock ticking on efforts to find British Steel buyer Time is of the essence if the UK authorities are to broker a rescue of British Steel after it collapsed into liquidation, putting 25,000 jobs at risk....
18:48, 05/23/2019

China chip industry insiders voice caution on catch-up efforts Since the U.S. government put Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on a trade blacklist, effectively banning American firms from doing business with it, China's leaders have spoken boldly about achieving self-s...
14:48, 06/13/2019

Climate change: UN chief Guterres decries 'fading' global efforts Political efforts to cool climate change are "fading" as things get worse, Antonio Guterres warned. He's visiting New Zealand en route to South Pacific islands that are at risk of being inundated by r...
16:24, 05/12/2019

Hungary: Salvage efforts resume at site of sunken tour boat BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Preparations for salvage efforts of a sunken tour boat in the Danube River have resumed in Budapest. A diver could be seen Monday morning entering the water from a pontoon in ...
13:12, 06/03/2019

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caug...
01:00, 05/29/2019

China hopes for denuclearization efforts by United States, North Korea China hopes the United States and North Korea will make positive efforts to promote denuclearization as well as long-term peace and stability, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Wednesd...
09:48, 07/31/2019

Old wine in new bottles? U.S. economic plans for Palestinians recall past efforts Several major projects in U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion economic blueprint for Israeli-Palestinian peace mirror previous proposals stalled by conflict, analysts said on Sunday....
19:12, 06/23/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshe...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back s...
00:48, 06/13/2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team, personal lawyer Michael Cohen and others to engineer hush-money payment...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Macron's efforts to appease Yellow Vest protesters could fuel another rift in Europe President Emmanuel Macron's promise of new tax cuts in France could create further tension between Italy's anti-establishment government and the European Union, analysts told CNBC....
11:12, 04/30/2019

‘Win where we won’: As Trump’s campaign boasts of going on offense, its efforts appear squarely aimed at defending his 2016 map The plan includes solidifying and maximizing the support of Trump’s base in a handful of key states he won in 2016 while making marginal inroads with some of the constituencies that have been turned o...
14:12, 07/17/2019

Inclusion, empowerment and equality, must be ‘at the heart of our efforts’ to ensure sustainable development, says UN chief The world’s people are demanding “transformative change that is fair and sustainable,” Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, calling on government leaders to use the upcoming slate of ke...
00:24, 07/17/2019

Microsoft Ends Xbox Backward Compatibility Efforts With A Final Batch Of Games Some bittersweet news this E3: Microsoft has announced another batch of games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 that it will bring to the Xbox One via backward compatibility—but it’ll be the final b...
02:36, 06/11/2019

China to investigate local authorities' efforts to control African swine fever China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to slow the ongoing spread of the deadly African swine fever virus....
12:24, 07/15/2019

Court documents show efforts to influence Michael Flynn in Russia probe Michael Flynn told investigators from special counsel Robert Mueller’s office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress tried to influence his cooperation with the Russia probe, a...
07:00, 05/17/2019

In Tanzania, UN refugee chief praises ‘regional peacemaker’ role, and efforts to welcome neighbours on the run The head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has praised Tanzania for the long-standing welcome it offers hundreds of thousands of refugees, describing it as a “regional peacemaker” in an unstable part o...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump to Trudeau: U.S. backs Canada's efforts to get citizens held in China released U.S. President Donald Trump told Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a phone call on Thursday that the United States stands by Canada's efforts to secure the release of its citizens detained in ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
14:12, 06/19/2019

Sen. Kamala D. Harris outlines plan to boost efforts against suspected domestic terrorists The California Democrat and presidential candidate joins others in the field who have vowed to crack down on access to weapons by those considered a danger to others....
02:12, 08/15/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without permanent shelter has increased by nearly 20 percent in ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
09:24, 06/07/2019

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal crashes linked to the system earlier this year....
23:24, 07/26/2019

Mark Zuckerberg claims Facebook security efforts will suffer if company is broken up (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Mark Zuckerberg is countering calls to break up Facebook, saying that doing so would only diminish his company's billion-dollar attempts to fix the social network....
18:48, 05/24/2019

It’s not just the Russians anymore as Iranians and others turn up disinformation efforts ahead of 2020 vote It's not just Russia. Election disnformation experts say Iran and several other nations have developed substantial capacity to wage Russian-style information operations in the United States ahead of n...
23:00, 07/25/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggest...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Efforts On To Secure Early Release Of Indian Crew Of Seized British Ship Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Wednesday said efforts are being made to secure an early release of the Indian crew on board the seized tanker Stena Impero....
16:24, 07/24/2019

Digital transformation efforts changing companies, careers, teams on multiple fronts A study by Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review highlights how managers expect their companies and careers to change in unforeseen ways due to digitization....
18:00, 06/04/2019

UMG's recovery efforts following 2008 fire reportedly prioritized Limp Bizkit over Les Paul and The Roots Despite disputations from Universal Music Group, The New York Times is doubling down on its reporting that a 2008 fire on Universal Studios’ Hollywood lot destroyed roughly 500,000 invaluable master r...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Trump Administration Tells Court It Will Push Ahead With Efforts to Add Citizenship Question To Census Government lawyers say the Trump administration will continue its push to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The Justice Department had until Friday afternoon to explain how it will find a...
11:50, 07/06/2019

North American drilling boom threatens big blow to climate efforts, study finds More than half the world’s new pipelines in the US and CanadaPipelines ‘locking in huge emissions for 40 to 50 years at a time’More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in No...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Packers release veteran defensive tackle Mike Daniels after failed trade efforts After failing to swing a trade, the Green Bay Packers released veteran defensive lineman Mike Daniels in favor of a group of younger players.       ...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Service and Sacrifice: Ugandan 'Blue Helmets' support UN efforts to bring peace to Somalia A contingent of 530 Ugandan “Blue Helmets” (63 women, 467 men) is playing a crucial role in the United Nations’ efforts to help bring peace and stability to Somalia. They make up the United Nations Gu...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Big Labor group tweets 'guillotine' joke after Delta Air Lines CEO opposes unionization efforts The AFL-CIO, the largest labor organization in the U.S., came under fire Thursday after tweeting a parody version of a real Delta Air Lines print ad that suggested that workers could find other uses f...
13:00, 05/10/2019

NYC Top Educator's Efforts to Battle 'White Supremacy Culture' Met With Criticism, Potential Lawsuit: Report New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza has made it his mission as the city’s top education administrator to tackle systemic racism—a major issue for a school system that ranks as the countr...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Trump administration’s setbacks on asylum restrictions put efforts to stem migrant flow in jeopardy Though crossings at the southern border are dropping, they remain at ‘crisis levels’ as White House vows to fight fresh legal and political roadblocks....
14:12, 07/26/2019

US efforts to jail Assange for espionage are a grave threat to a free media | Alan Rusbridger I found the WikiLeaks co-founder a troubling figure when I worked with him, but America’s case would criminalise journalistic inquiryDo you remember the Collateral Murder video – the one that showed U...
12:12, 05/26/2019

From violence to dialogue: as land conflicts intensify, UN boosts efforts to resolve disputes through mediation The town of Kitchanga, in the North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), hosts the highest concentration of internally displaced people in the country, and has been one of the regi...
15:36, 05/26/2019

Pentagon suspends efforts to recover troops' remains as North Korea talks stall It was one of the most concrete agreements to come out of the first U.S.-North Korea summit last year, but now the Pentagon says it has given up hope of recovering any more remains of U.S. troops kill...
14:12, 05/08/2019

Sunny Deol Leads Efforts To Ensure Safe Return Of Punjabis Stuck Abroad Veena Bedi of Gurdaspur district returned to Punjab on Friday after being stuck in Kuwait for over a year now. The 45-year-old was sent to Kuwait by a travel agent who lured her with the promise of a....
23:24, 07/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back s...
00:12, 06/13/2019

Court documents detail Trump campaign efforts to pay hush money to Stormy Daniels Court documents released Thursday detail efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to suppress information about his alleged affair with adult film actress Stormy Daniels....
03:48, 07/19/2019

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe....
18:36, 07/19/2019

‘Know your rights’: Immigration advocates, attorneys ramp up efforts ahead of planned mass ICE raid Immigration advocates and lawyers have ramped up efforts to combat widespread raids threatened by the Trump administration by sharing information with immigrant communities about their rights. The rai...
07:24, 07/12/2019

Russian Efforts to Exploit Racial Divisions in 2016 Found Firm Ground in U.S., Report Says The report, by the National Urban League, underlined the Russian interference but said that black voting rights were under attack from many actors, including domestic politicians....
05:48, 05/07/2019

ICICI Bank, Adani Ports Donate 35 Crores For Cyclone Fani Relief Efforts To bolster Odisha's efforts in rebuilding and restoration post-cyclone Fani, Adani Ports and ICICI Bank have donated a total of Rs 35 crore to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF)....
18:24, 05/07/2019

Betsy DeVos and family see profits soar after Trump tax reform bill and deregulation efforts Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her family have seen their investments skyrocket since President Donald Trump started enacting pro-business policies. Meanwhile, DeVos has been calling for cuts ...
21:00, 07/22/2019

How Moe Berg went from playing for 5 MLB teams to being a US spy in WWII who thwarted Nazi efforts to build a nuclear bomb Courtesy of Linda McCarthy Morris "Moe" Berg spent 15 years playing major league baseball. His record on the field was middling, but Berg was distinguished by his pursuits off it — namely, his ...
11:48, 07/22/2019

Women’s World Cup captured public’s imagination despite Fifa’s worst efforts | Marina Hyde Patronising scheduling set it up to fail but players used their platform to highlight how the governing body lets them downGianni Infantino is one of those intensely political people who believe that ...
15:36, 07/10/2019

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face...
18:12, 04/28/2019

'Your blood is on the hands of ICE and this administration': A Detroit man died in Iraq after being deported in Trump's immigration enforcement efforts Facebook Jimmy Aldaoud, a 41-year-old man from Detroit, was found dead on Tuesday in Iraq after being deported in the midst of the Trump administration's escalated immigration enforcement efforts, ac...
14:00, 08/08/2019

Google ramps up efforts to make the Play Store a safe and positive place for kids and families While Google is constantly exploring new ways to keep its Play Store safe for every type of Android user against threats ranging from ad fraud to misleading app ratings, shopping addiction, and differ...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Xi says China backs North Korea's efforts to solve Korean Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean peninsula politically, according to North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sin...
02:12, 06/19/2019

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’, a senior UN envoy said on Friday, calling for the...
03:24, 07/20/2019

‘Saudi Arabia Wants to Stop My Work.’ Activists Are Facing New Threats For Continuing Jamal Khashoggi’s Efforts On April 25, two men from the Norwegian Police Security Service knocked on Iyad el-Baghdadi’s door in the capital, Oslo. The bearded, bespectacled activist is sometimes confused with his politic...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Xi says China backs North Korean efforts to solve Korea Peninsula issue: Rodong Sinmun Chinese President Xi Jinping said in an op-ed in North Korean state newspaper Rodong Sinmun on Wednesday that China supports North Korea's "correct direction" in resolving the issue of the Korean Peni...
02:36, 06/19/2019