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Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency'

New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for internat...

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency'

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Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
02:36, 05/29/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands,...
19:48, 06/14/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, far...
17:24, 06/17/2019

The Londoner: Rory Stewart is proving to be a master of PR Rory tells all about his headline-hitting campaign for Tory leader/ David Cameron's ex-PPS remembers the good old days/ Phobe Waller-Bridge reveals an early inspiration...
16:12, 05/30/2019

Rory Stewart: I've negotiated in Iraq - I can handle the Tories He's electrifying crowds on the campaign trail by speaking Dari and standing for the 'radical centre'. Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart tells Charlotte Edwardes and Joe Murphy why time in Afghanis...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Rory Stewart’s nerdiness means he is just the sort of oddball the British love The Tory leadership hopeful gives impassioned speeches in the house about hedgehogs, and sees himself as the second coming of TE Lawrence. What’s not to like?Is there anyone in the running for the Tor...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Rory Stewart says he will talk with Len McCluskey and Nigel Farage to avoid no-deal Brexit Rory Stewart has attacked no-deal Brexiteers for "Wizard of Oz" thinking and revealed he has reached out to trade union firebrand Len McCluskey and moderate Labour MPs....
14:00, 05/28/2019

British prime minister hopeful Rory Stewart admits he smoked opium at a wedding in Iran A British lawmaker in the running to be the new prime minister revealed that he made a “very stupid mistake” when he smoked opium while traveling in Iran more than 15 years ago....
14:48, 05/30/2019

Rory Stewart opium row: Tory leadership contender 'could be banned from entering US over drug use' Conservative leadership contender Rory Stewart could be banned from entering the United States after he admitted smoking opium at a wedding party in Iran, lawyers have said....
11:12, 05/31/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any se...
03:36, 06/03/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
00:48, 05/18/2019

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
04:36, 05/24/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while there are some modern, topical issues Star Trek: D...
06:00, 05/03/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears...
15:00, 05/14/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key in...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is ...
13:12, 05/22/2019

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/1...
22:00, 06/17/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington state, is introducing a second portion of his clima...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matters, let me direct you to Beto O’Rourke. The former ...
00:36, 04/30/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surpri...
19:00, 06/06/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called the move “a huge step forward,” accordin...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
20:12, 05/13/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
23:36, 05/01/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
16:36, 04/29/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgenc...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by Swedish t...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ BERLIN (AP) — A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switzerland. Aldermen in Konst...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future pr...
01:48, 05/03/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and ...
03:36, 05/02/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climat...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to ...
00:36, 06/15/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment fo...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Scotland drops aviation tax cut plans after declaring climate emergency Cutting passenger duty incompatible with new pledge to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2045The Scottish government has dropped controversial plans to cut its taxes on aviation after Nicola Sturgeo...
18:36, 05/07/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNew polling from a respected foreign policy thinktank...
08:48, 05/08/2019

Declare formal climate emergency before it's too late, Corbyn warns Environment secretary calls for cross-party approach as Labour leader opens Commons debateJeremy Corbyn has called on the government to “embrace hope” and declare a formal climate and environment emer...
18:48, 05/01/2019

‘Climate emergency’ edict in UK to shape decision on Heathrow expansion review Britain’s net zero by 2050 goal may have impact on whether existing policies are reassessedBritain’s move to “net zero” carbon and the declaration of a climate emergency in parliament will be “given c...
07:24, 05/11/2019

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to figh...
04:24, 05/22/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exact...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden Defends Record on Climate and Calls for ‘Environmental Revolution’ Joseph R. Biden Jr. highlighted his work on climate change dating back to the 1980s in the face of criticism from rivals for the 2020 presidential nomination....
01:00, 05/14/2019

Biden defends record on climate, says plan coming 'very shortly' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday defended his environmental record and said he would release the "totality" of his climate change plan "very shortly," after Democratic Representative Alexand...
01:48, 05/15/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures to fight climate change after weeks of protests pus...
20:12, 05/03/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 203...
02:36, 05/02/2019

UK government told to adopt world's most ambitious climate target The UK's climate advisers have called on the government to effectively eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, including international flights and shipping...
02:48, 05/02/2019

The Guardian view of UK’s climate responsibility: zero emission target needed | Editorial Activists are changing the discourse on climate change. Politicians must respond with policies that meet the Paris agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 1.5CClimate change is becoming hard to...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Peter Garrett urges Bill Shorten to declare climate emergency if Labor wins Exclusive: Former environment minister calls for creation of ‘war’ cabinet committee to plot transition to zero carbonThe former environment minister Peter Garrett has urged an incoming Labor governme...
08:24, 05/09/2019

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has,...
06:24, 06/15/2019

Biden defends his climate record after Ocasio-Cortez criticism, tells critics to ‘calm down’ Joe Biden is pushing back against criticism by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he’s “middle of the road” when it comes to tackling climate change....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'green industrial revolution' and warns declaring climate emergency is not enough Jeremy Corbyn has called for a green industrial revolution to tackle climate change and warned that more than simply declaring an "emergency" must be done to tackle the crisis....
03:36, 05/02/2019

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and canceled the flight.        ...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Make an Emergency Budget Before You Have to Deal With a Financial Emergency Everyone who reads this site has heard a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency fund. But when such an emergency comes along, how do you use that money wisely?...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Greenpeace protesters 'shut down' BP's London HQ with stone blockades weighing 'several' tonnes each 'for fuelling climate emergency' Greenpeace activists have set up a stone blockade at BP's London HQ accusing them of "fuelling a climate emergency that threatens millions of lives."...
09:24, 05/20/2019

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was d...
22:48, 06/15/2019

A liberated Rory McIlroy is a US Open threat PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — If you saw what Rory McIlroy did in his runaway RBC Canadian Open victory Sunday and don’t think that was a loud-and-clear message entering this week’s U.S. Open, you’re not pay...
06:12, 06/13/2019

Rory McIlroy could have edge at Bethpage Black There aren’t a lot of golf courses that don’t set up well for Rory McIlroy. But ones like Bethpage Black, where the PGA Championship starts Thursday, are tailored for him. The four-time major champion...
13:12, 05/15/2019

Tiger Woods' win at Masters still has Rory McIlroy in awe PGA CHAMPIONSHIP NOTEBOOK: Tiger Woods' win at Masters still has Rory McIlroy in awe; Padraig Harrington to make Ryder Cup candidates 'jump through a few more hoops'    ...
01:12, 05/15/2019

Rory McIlroy tied for lead despite saying he didn’t play his ‘best’ CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Rory McIlroy insisted he didn’t play that well. That could be a bad omen for the rest of the Wells Fargo Championship field the rest of the week considering the 5-under McIlroy poste...
03:36, 05/03/2019

Rory McIlroy fires a nine-under 61 to win Canadian Open by seven shots • Northern Irishman heads to US Open in good heart• McDowell sinks 30-footer to make Royal PortrushRory McIlroy was narrowly denied only the 11th sub-60 round in US PGA Tour history but one of the mos...
01:24, 06/10/2019

Rory McIlroy thunders on to US Open after storming win in Canada • McIlroy heads to Pebble Beach as favourite• ‘My consistency this year has been great,’ says McIlroyIf Rory McIlroy’s golf really is all about his state of mind, it is little wonder the odds on the 3...
16:48, 06/10/2019

Rory McIlroy’s improvement still can’t save his doomed PGA Championship The good scores were there for Rory McIlroy, they just weren’t coming in the same rounds. Which is to say, they haven’t nearly been good enough. The 30-year-old Northern Irishman shot his best score o...
01:36, 05/19/2019

Rory McIlroy finishes with 61 for dominant RBC Canadian Open victory Rory McIlroy shot a 22-under 258 for the week to record the lowest score in Canadian Open tournament history.        ...
02:24, 06/10/2019

How Johnny Miller helped Rory McIlroy get off to a quick start PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Rory McIlroy took Johnny Miller’s advice to heart. Miller, speaking to McIlroy at a Tuesday night dinner gathering of former U.S. Open champions, emphasized the importance of a ...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Rory McIlroy just misses record in dominant Canadian Open win ANCASTER, Ontario — Rory McIlroy ran away with the Canadian Open, closing with a 9-under 61 on Sunday for a seven-shot victory. Starting the day in a three-way tie for the lead, McIlroy ended any susp...
01:00, 06/10/2019

Live results from Bellator 222: Rory MacDonald vs. Neiman Gracie Before Rory MacDonald puts put his championship on the line against Neiman Gracie in the Bellator Welterweight Grand Prix, there is an entire evening of fights at Madison Square Garden in New York. He...
03:24, 06/15/2019

Rory McIlroy’s wild ride of survival to US Open contention PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Watching Rory McIlroy play golf can be an exhausting experience. One minute, all seems to be going well. The next minute, he’s hanging on by a thread, trying to survive. Such wa...
11:12, 06/15/2019

Opinion: Rory McIlroy on a roll and serving notice to U.S. Open field After three consecutive missed cuts at the U.S. Open, Rory McIlroy changed his plan of attack this year for the national championship.       ...
02:24, 06/13/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:36, 05/28/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner ad...
22:24, 05/20/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can ...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Gary Woodland moves into lead at US Open as sturdy Rory McIlroy looms Woodland (9-under) takes lead ahead of Rose, OosthuizenRory McIlroy rallies for 5-under finish, three shots off leadTiger Woods ‘a little hot’ after poor finish to second roundShould Rory McIlroy summ...
05:36, 06/15/2019

Rory McIlroy declares intention to play for Ireland at 2020 Olympic Games • Northern Irishman could have opted to represent Team GB• ‘As a young boy it was always my dream to play for Ireland’Rory McIlroy is expected to compete for Ireland at next year’s Olympics after reve...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Rory McIlroy in a familiar place atop Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard Rory McIlroy is looking to become the first three-time winner at Quail Hollow as he co-leads the Wells Fargo Championship after Round 1.        ...
04:24, 05/03/2019

Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy thrown in middle of US Open ‘boycott’ controversy The US Open controversy is starting early this year. A frustrated — and anonymous — group of players vented their growing anger with the USGA and revealed to Golf Digest that it almost led to a boycot...
19:24, 05/28/2019

Rory McIlroy is tied for the Canadian Open lead and eyes a victory in his tournament debut Rory McIlroy shot 6-under 64 in Saturday's third round to move into a tie for the lead at 13 under alongside Webb Simpson and Matt Kuchar.       ...
03:12, 06/09/2019

Rory McIlroy walks the walk but Rickie Fowler sets early pace at the US Open • Northern Irishman completes first round in three-under 68• Schauffele and Oosthuizen soon join Fowler in the 66 clubRory McIlroy had become frustrated by slow starts in majors to the point where he ...
01:36, 06/14/2019

US Open: Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy chasing leader Gary Woodland at Pebble Beach Justin Rose believes he will need to find an extra gear over the weekend to claim a second US Open title as Rory McIlroy plotted a "boring" path to glory at Pebble Beach....
13:48, 06/15/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style gui...
22:48, 05/21/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society...
16:24, 06/13/2019

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning o...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Jon Stewart and Mitch McConnell Are FEUDING!!! Jon Stewart, the former Daily Show host, is rightfully furious about Congress not doing enough for 9/11 victims, and more specifically first responders. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, however...
17:36, 06/17/2019

How Jon Stewart Became a Fierce Advocate for 9/11 Responders “You should be ashamed of yourselves,” the former “Daily Show” host told lawmakers on Capitol Hill for not funding health care for emergency personnel....
23:00, 06/12/2019

These are some of the 9/11 first responders who brought Jon Stewart to tears They are the people whose plight brought comedian and activist Jon Stewart to tears during an impassioned appearance before Congress this week over funds for other ailing first responders to the 9/11 ...
11:48, 06/16/2019

UK PM hopeful Stewart says he is on course for next stage of contest Rory Stewart, a contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said on Monday he believed he could get through to the next stage of the leadership contest if Conservative Party lawmakers fol...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Opinion: Why Jon Stewart fights for the 9/11 heroes In a recent congressional hearing, Jon Stewart displayed passionate conviction for the men and women sickened by exposure to Ground Zero toxins. His testimony has resonated around the country....
07:36, 06/14/2019

Are milkshakes the new politics of resistance? | Stewart Lee ‘The flinging of milkshakes represents a frustration with traditional media’s failure to hold the far right to account’Wouldn’t it be wonderful to hear what would be said at our own funeral? When Mich...
20:24, 05/27/2019

Tea with the Trumps – a red leicester nightmare | Stewart Lee The royal family has been forced to dine on the wrong side of history’s tableLast Monday I attended the worst family dinner I have ever experienced. It honoured a visiting American with whom we were b...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Tory hopeful Stewart would 'look again' at Universal Credit Tory leadership hopeful Rory Stewart has confirmed he would look again at one of the most controversial aspects of Universal Credit if he were to become prime minister....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year     &...
03:24, 05/25/2019

Jon Stewart rips McConnell over no compassion for 9/11 responders Jon Stewart ripped Mitch McConnell on Sunday, saying the Senate Majority Leader has never acted with compassion when it comes to securing health-care funding for 9/11 first-responders. Fresh off his b...
01:00, 06/17/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at Congress over 9/11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money....
21:36, 06/11/2019

Jon Stewart: 9/11 victims are 'at the end of their rope' seeking help from Congress Fresh off of his emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Constitution Subcommittee on behalf of 9/11 victims and first responders, Jon Stewart continued to lobby for the cause while expressing ...
19:00, 06/16/2019

Carter Stewart, 19, Chooses Japan Over the M.L.B. Draft Stewart, who was drafted by the Braves last year but did not sign, has chosen to start his career abroad, which would allow him to become a major league free agent more quickly....
02:24, 05/23/2019

Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9-11 victims fund Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. (June 11)       ...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Now Hillary Clinton’s loss is being blamed on Jon Stewart Hillary Clinton’s defenders will never stop making excuses for why she lost in 2016: It was Matt Lauer! It was James Comey! It was men being sexist! It was women being sexist! It was voter suppression...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Catcher Chris Stewart released by Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Catcher Chris Stewart has been released from his minor league contract by the San Diego Padres after exercising his right to be let go if not added to the major league roster by June ...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Jon Stewart eviscerates US Congress over 9/11 first responder fund The comedian has delivered an emotional plea to US lawmakers on behalf of first responders running out of time and money. He attacked Congress for its hypocrisy and lack of shame....
04:00, 06/12/2019

What is Nigel Farage’s secret? That would be telling | Stewart Lee Truly, the Brexit party leader moves in mysterious ways“It was one of those things they keep in a jar in the tent of a sideshow on the outskirts of a little, drowsy town. One of those pale things, dri...
13:12, 05/19/2019

Jon Stewart Goes to Washington to Shame the Hell Out of Congress Comedian and former Daily Show host Jon Stewart made a rare public appearance on Tuesday, lashing out at lawmakers for dropping the ball on funding the program dedicated to taking care of victims of t...
20:36, 06/11/2019

Mozilla is gearing up to tackle shady add-ons on Firefox Mozilla has announced that it will no longer accept Firefox extensions that contain obfuscated code as part of their updated Add-on policy that goes into effect on June 10, 2019. “We will continue to ...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
18:24, 06/09/2019

60 Second Pro - Simon Yates explains how to tackle a big climb "Simon Yates of Mitchelton-Scott gives his top tips about how to tackle a big cycling climb in the latest edition of Eurosport\u0027s 60 Second Pro series."...
17:12, 05/28/2019

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after...
17:12, 06/16/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls vow to tackle inequality Lithuanians started voting in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European Union's most outsp...
07:00, 05/12/2019

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
00:36, 06/04/2019

Rod Stewart donates £10,000 after model railway club vandalised Singer says he is absolutely devastated at destruction of exhibition in LincolnshireThe singer Rod Stewart has said he is “absolutely devastated” over the destruction of a model railway exhibition and...
17:48, 05/20/2019

Stewart, Gibbs top NASCAR Hall of Fame class Three-time NASCAR season champion Tony Stewart was elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday that also includes team owner Joe Gibbs, who joined a second sport's Hall of Fame....
02:48, 05/23/2019

Jon Stewart to testify on behalf of 9/11 victims fund to Congress Jon Stewart and a number of first responders will testify before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday to push lawmakers to fund the 9/11 victims compensation fund. The House is expected to vote on th...
19:12, 06/11/2019

AP source: Breanna Stewart to be WNBA ambassador this season NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the details says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season and be paid by the league after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles tendo...
09:36, 05/24/2019

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
18:36, 06/04/2019

McConnell fires back at Jon Stewart over 9/11 victims fund Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he doesn’t know why Jon Stewart is so “bent out of shape” over securing health care for 9/11 responders, saying the Senate will “tak...
20:24, 06/17/2019

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean...
08:24, 05/16/2019

McConnell swats at Jon Stewart over 9/11 fund: 'I don't know why he is all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday defended his legislative handling of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund after comedian Jon Stewart, an advocate for 9/11 first responders, acc...
17:24, 06/17/2019

Jon Stewart continues to push Congress on behalf of 9/11 victims Jon Stewart on Sunday continued to push for extending the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, but said congressional politics was making passage “agonizingly difficult.”“I think this community is at the e...
20:24, 06/16/2019

McConnell: I don’t know why Jon Stewart is ‘all bent out of shape’ on 9/11 victims fund “It sounds to me like he’s looking for some way to take offense,” the Senate majority leader said of Stewart on Monday, days after the comedian’s emotional testimony on Capitol Hill....
01:48, 06/18/2019

Advisors help clients tackle the complexities of Social Security More financial advisors are helping their clients with Social Security. The decisions are a lot more complicated than whether to file earlier or later....
14:48, 05/01/2019

Lithuanian presidential hopefuls promise to tackle inequality Lithuanians came out in large numbers to vote in a tightly contested presidential election on Sunday to replace outgoing Dalia Grybauskaite, the Baltic nation's "Iron Lady" who was one of the European...
19:48, 05/12/2019

The Time Dave McKenna Played Offensive Tackle Our beloved colleague Dave McKenna tells good stories. He’s done a lot of cool shit, met many weird people in weird ways, and had his run-ins with the law. And after selfishly squirreling all his stor...
00:12, 05/16/2019

UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremism UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, politica...
05:24, 05/21/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Tackle Tiny DIY Projects With This $16 Cordless Rotary Tool If you don’t have the DIY inclinations to justify purchasing a real Dremel, this 3.7V cordless rotary tool from Tacklife is a low-power alternative for $16 with promo code 7UVGHSV2....
22:12, 05/15/2019

Facebook steps up work in AI to systematically tackle its problems At F8, Facebook executives showcased the state-of-the-art systems they’re using to address everything from exclusionary algorithms to bad actors posting hard-to-spot content....
22:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
14:36, 06/14/2019

Jordan reshuffles cabinet to tackle economic challenges Jordan's King Abdullah II has approved a cabinet shuffle amid escalating economic pressures, bringing new officials into such key portfolios as interior, planning and labor....
18:00, 05/09/2019

Revealed: UK government failing to tackle rise of serious air pollutant Investigation reveals no plan is in place to tackle increase in levels of agricultural ammonia, a gas contributing to thousands of deaths in UK aloneAnalysis: dealing with ammonia is an urgent health ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
19:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an upda...
15:36, 06/03/2019

More GOP senators support 9/11 victims fund bill after Jon Stewart shaming Two additional GOP senators signaled their support for the 9/11 Victims Fund bill on Thursday following Jon Stewart’s shaming of lawmakers who were not present for testimony from 9/11 first resp...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Carter Stewart, top MLB prospect, bolts to Japan after Braves fight Going to Japan a year after being picked in the top 10 of the draft usually can’t be construed as a victory. Carter Stewart is bucking the norm. The right-hander, who couldn’t complete a d...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Angry Jon Stewart pushes lawmakers to extend 9/11 victims fund Comedian and actor Jon Stewart joined a group of Sept. 11 first responders on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to push lawmakers to vote in favor of legislation replenishing the September 11th Victim Compensat...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Comedian Jon Stewart assails Congress for ignoring 9/11 first responders fund Jon Stewart, the popular former host of the late-night comedy program The Daily Show, criticized members of Congress for not attending a hearing on Tuesday on renewing funding for a program that provi...
23:12, 06/11/2019

Kristen Stewart celebrates young stars redefining sexuality Kristen Stewart says she felt a “huge responsibility” to define her sexuality after finding fame in the “Twilight” movie franchise. But she’s glad today’s young stars don’t have to do so....
23:12, 04/30/2019

Jon Stewart's latest viral moment recalls 'Crossfire' legacy Having kept a relatively low profile since leaving "The Daily Show," Jon Stewart made headlines again this week, delivering an impassioned plea for 9/11 first responders during an emotional congressio...
21:24, 06/12/2019

Jon Stewart shames lawmakers for not showing up to 9/11 victims fund hearing ​WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11...
20:12, 06/11/2019

Stewart criticises Johnson as he says rivals offer 'fairy stories' Tory leadership contender Rory Stewart has questioned frontrunner Boris Johnson's ability to be prime minister, declaring: "Is this the person that you want writing the instructions to the nuclear sub...
00:12, 06/12/2019

Patrick Stewart is back and sad in the first teaser for Star Trek: Picard It was just a few days ago that we learned that CBS All Access’ Jean-Luc Picard-based spin-off show would be called—unsurprisingly—Star Trek: Picard, and now the streaming service has dropped the very...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Japan's Hawks confirm ground-breaking Stewart signing Nippon Professional Baseball side Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks confirmed on Saturday they had signed 19-year-old American pitcher Carter Stewart in a move that could potentially impact Major League Baseball...
18:24, 05/25/2019

Carter Stewart is Scott Boras’ perfect MLB draft tool Carter Stewart might be just what Scott Boras needs. The 19-year old Stewart, who reportedly agreed with Japan’s Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks on a six-year deal worth over $7 million, could set a prec...
00:48, 05/23/2019

MLB Draft prospect Carter Stewart signs with Japanese team Eastern Florida State Junior College pitcher Carter Stewart, who was the No. 8 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft but did not sign with the Atlanta Braves, is forgoing this year's draft to instead pla...
06:12, 05/22/2019

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
04:24, 06/12/2019

Boris Johnson is making promises he cannot keep, says UK leadership rival Stewart Boris Johnson is making promises over Brexit he will not be able to keep if he wins the contest to become Prime Minister, one of his rivals for the top job, Rory Stewart, said on Wednesday....
00:48, 06/13/2019

Donald Stewart, 80, Dies; Took Over the College Board at a Crucial Time He favored high standards for college applicants and programs to help minority students meet those standards. Earlier he had helped revive Spelman College....
19:12, 04/28/2019

The First Look at Patrick Stewart in Star Trek: Picard Will Give You Goosebumps Look who's back in the Star Trek saddle. E! News has a sneak peek at Patrick Stewart's new series, Star Trek: Picard, below. The new poster art gives a hint at what Captain......
19:36, 05/23/2019

Jon Stewart, in a Heated Speech, Slammed Congress’ ‘Disrespect’ for 9/11 Victims Comedian Jon Stewart chastised Congress on Tuesday for failing to act quickly to ensure that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund does not run out of money. Stewart spoke before a House Judiciar...
00:12, 06/12/2019

Massachusetts latest state to push ban on tackle football for kids Lawmakers argue that the ban would be for kids' safety, citing research on brain trauma. Some parents and coaches are calling it government overreach....
02:48, 05/04/2019

Matildas pledge part of their income to help tackle social issues Aivi Luik and Alex Chidiac to donate 1% of earningsPair join global movement headed by Juan MataWorld Cup-bound Aivi Luik and fellow Matilda Alex Chidiac have become the first female Australian player...
04:12, 05/30/2019

U.K. Police’s Plan to Tackle Domestic Abuse: Blunt Knives A pilot proposal by the Nottinghamshire Police to replace sharp knives in victims’ kitchens with blunt-tipped instruments to prevent their partners from stabbing them to death was denounced as “ludicr...
13:48, 06/14/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic....
15:36, 05/08/2019

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreig...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Breaking taboos, Germany's main churches tackle suicide More Germans die every year from suicide than from traffic accidents, AIDS, drugs and murder combined. Germany’s two main churches now want to promote suicide prevention....
21:36, 05/04/2019

Bill and Melinda Gates Tackle ‘Tough Questions’ and Trump In their annual update for the Gates Foundation, they say that they remain optimistic about the world’s progress, but that President Trump’s policies could hurt their efforts....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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

Lewis Hamilton steps up drive to tackle F1’s ‘minimal diversity’ • World champion in talks with Motorsport UK to improve access• Pressure on Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to produce at Canadian GPLewis Hamilton is always outspoken about diversity in Formula One and ha...
21:36, 06/07/2019

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southern border in talks aimed at resolving a dispute ove...
23:24, 06/05/2019

49ers sign offensive tackle Joe Staley to 2-year extension SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive tackle Joe Staley to a two-year extension that will keep the longest-tenured player on the team under contract through 2021. The t...
06:12, 06/06/2019

Tackle Mills signs $3 million, 1-year deal with Dolphins Veteran offensive lineman Jordan Mills has signed a $3 million, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins and becomes to the front-runner to start at right tackle this season     ...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Aspiring Marine helped tackle gunman at Colorado school A heroic high school senior who wants to join the Marines helped tackle one of the shooters who left one classmate dead and eight others wounded at a Denver-area school, according to a report. Brendan...
14:24, 05/08/2019

Browns release left tackle Harrison, started 8 games in ’18 BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns released left tackle Desmond Harrison, who started eight games as a rookie last season. Harrison was let go Wednesday, a day after coach Freddie Kitchens said the 25-year...
21:24, 06/05/2019

Mexico sees 'better conditions' to tackle migration with next Guatemala leader Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he hoped scope for cooperation with Guatemala on containing migrant flows from Central America to the United States would improve after the...
20:24, 06/03/2019

Giants sign tackle Mike Remmers to solidify right side EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have a new right side of their offensive line. Two months after acquiring right guard Kevin Zeitler in a trade with the Cleveland Browns, the Giants fo...
20:00, 05/14/2019

49ers offensive tackle Davis seeks reinstatement from retirement Nearly three years after he retired from the NFL over concussion concerns, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis has requested reinstatement to the league in a letter to commissioner Roge...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Watch: Patrick Stewart returns in first 'Star Trek: Picard' teaser CBS All Access has released a teaser for its upcoming series, "Star Trek: Picard," featuring Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard....
21:12, 05/25/2019

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defe...
17:36, 06/16/2019

Report: Amateur prospect Carter Stewart opts for Japan over MLB draft Draft prospect Carter Stewart is making a unique career decision, foregoing his chance in this June's Major League Baseball draft to play overseas.        ...
21:12, 05/21/2019

Jon Stewart lashes out at lawmakers’ empty chairs at 9/11 victims fund hearing WASHINGTON — Comedian Jon Stewart is scolding Congress for failing to ensure that a victims’ compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate...
18:36, 06/12/2019

Paul Stewart: I lost my football identity when I went public over sexual abuse Former Spurs and Liverpool player revealed in 2016 that he was sexually abused as a child by a coachThe former Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool footballer Paul Stewart has spoken of losing his identity...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Tearful Jon Stewart finds congress 'empty' during 9/11 victims' fund talks US comedian and broadcaster Jon Stewart has attacked a "near-empty" congress after members failed to show up to a hearing on renewing funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders....
11:36, 06/12/2019

‘Shameful’: Jon Stewart’s emotional testimony to Congress over inaction for 9/11 responders – video The former Daily Show host delivered an emotional and scathing statement to Congress over its handling of benefits for 9/11 first responders and victims. Stewart testified before the House judiciary c...
22:12, 06/11/2019

Unilever staff took part in DNA experiment to tackle unconscious bias – here's what they found out Consumer goods giant Unilever has taken the unusual step of having some of its marketing staff read their own DNA profiles to see whether finding out about their heritage has an impact on their uncons...
00:36, 06/17/2019

Pupils bravely 'tackle' gunmen during school shooting horror – 7 injured A SCHOOL shooting in Denver has injured at least seven people, with police still actively trying to hunt down a possible third gunman, US media reported....
02:00, 05/08/2019

Bills sign defensive tackle LT Walton, tight end Nate Becker ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive tackle L.T. Walton and tight end Nate Becker. The signings were announced Wednesday, and come a little under a week before the team ho...
00:36, 06/06/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
13:24, 06/13/2019

Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry retiring after seven knee surgeries University of Arkansas defensive tackle Briston Guidry said he is retiring from football after undergoing seven knee surgeries in the last few years....
23:12, 05/15/2019

Potential match-ups: Dimitrov to tackle Tsitsipas and Stephens to face Muguruza? "The second week of Grand Slam action always provides some big match-ups, but here are a few potential clashes to get the tongue wagging before the quarter-finals roll around at Roland Garros…"...
01:12, 05/30/2019

Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to ...
19:24, 05/14/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping po...
15:12, 05/01/2019

Vodafone CEO Nick Read Slashes Dividend To Tackle Debt Burden The company cut the full-year dividend to 9 eurocents a share from 15.07 eurocents in its financial 2018 year and below the 14.55 eurocents that had been expected...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online Jacinda Ardern and Emmanuel Macron host Christchurch Call summit in ParisWorld leaders and heads of global technology companies have pledged at a Paris summit to tackle terrorist and extremist violenc...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Bills claim tackle Wesley off waivers; sign tight end Deane The Buffalo Bills have claimed offensive tackle De'Ondre Wesley off waivers and also signed tight end Mik'Quan Deane        ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

The UN’s unyielding effort to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation: our quarterly update In the first quarter of 2019, according to latest figures released on Thursday, the United Nations recorded a total of 37 allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA) against UN personnel, inclu...
20:00, 05/30/2019

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to al...
22:48, 06/12/2019

China faces long struggle to tackle African swine fever: OIE It will take years for China to contain the deadly African swine fever virus that has spread throughout the country, which is the world's biggest pork producer, the World Organization for Animal Healt...
18:48, 05/28/2019

Tackle All of Your Outdoor Projects This Summer With This GreenWorks Power Tools Sale If you’ve been waiting for a nice day to get work done in the yard, clear skies seem to be heading your way. Take advantage of today’s GreenWorks Power Equipment Gold Box and get some tools on sale. Y...
19:24, 05/19/2019

Cyprus begins lionfish cull to tackle threat to Mediterranean ecosystem Voracious fish are bleeding into ocean ‘like a cut artery’, says top marine biologistCyprus has held its first organised cull of lionfish after numbers of the invasive species have proliferated in rec...
14:24, 05/29/2019

Mobile operator Vodafone cuts dividend to tackle debt burden Vodafone slashed its dividend on Tuesday, reversing a pledge to maintain one of the biggest payouts in Britain so it can build 5G networks and complete its looming acquisition of Liberty Global assets...
11:00, 05/14/2019

‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer: Patrick Stewart’s beloved captain is back Trekkies just got a silver anniversary present: Captain Jean Luc-Picard. The trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” dropped Thursday, exactly 25 years...
03:36, 05/24/2019

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
10:36, 06/12/2019

LA Times columnist slams city leaders for failing to tackle homeless crisis An influential columnist for the Los Angeles Times returned to his attack on Mayor Eric Garcetti for the city’s mounting homelessness crisis and trash-covered streets....
18:48, 06/10/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has kille...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Corner Office: Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the ‘Fundamental Unfairness in Our System’ Dr. Wen immigrated to the U.S. at 7, graduated college at 18, became a Rhodes scholar and is now at the front lines of the fight over women’s health care rights....
21:24, 05/02/2019

Prince William launches campaign at Wembley to help men tackle mental health through football Prince William today spoke at the home of football to launch a new campaign which uses the sport to get more people — particularly men — talking about mental health....
13:00, 05/15/2019

Fiat Chrysler and Renault pursue $35 billion merger to tackle car sector challenges Fiat Chrysler pitched a finely balanced merger of equals to Renault on Monday to confront the costs of far-reaching technological and regulatory changes by creating the world's third-biggest automaker...
16:24, 05/27/2019

Boutique bank run by Macron donor could help tackle hurdles to Fiat/Renault deal The ties between French banker Benoit d'Angelin and President Emmanuel Macron could prove useful as d'Angelin's boutique firm joins Goldman Sachs and Nomura to help arrange Fiat's proposed merger with...
17:48, 05/27/2019

Opinion: Tony Stewart's first ballot selection to NASCAR Hall of Fame a no-brainer Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart is joined in the class of 2020 by Joe Gibbs, Bobby Labonte, Buddy Baker and Waddell Wilson.        ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Watch: Jon Stewart calls out lawmakers over 9/11 victims' compensation fund in emotional House testimony Comedian Jon Stewart tore into members of Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks won't run out of money -- and for skipping a hearing de...
23:00, 06/11/2019

Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Sandra Bullock: See What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 10 Years Ago 2009 was a year that will forever stand out in pop culture history. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered, the Black Eyed Peas released their hit song "Boom Boom Pow" and The Hills......
19:24, 06/16/2019

9/11 victims fund bill passes House Judiciary Committee, a day after Jon Stewart's fiery testimony The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday passed a reauthorization bill for the 9/11 Victims’ Compensation Fund, a day after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted members of Congress for failing to attend a...
23:12, 06/12/2019

Get a taste of the nation's fanciest food & wine festival, with Martha Stewart, top chefs Caviar, champagne and yoga: Inside the world's fanciest food festival, with Martha Stewart and the nation's top chefs       ...
15:12, 06/17/2019

Former 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis eyes return three years after retirement, per report Anthony Davis retired in 2016 but now says he appreciates "the strides the NFL is making to protect players and better the game for all."        ...
23:36, 05/03/2019

Bose's Latest Headphones Tackle a New Frontier of Noise Canceling, But Is It Worth the Extra Cash? The new Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 aren’t so much a successor to the current QC35 II headphones. Instead, they’re an addition to Bose’s line of noise-canceling headphones. A pricy addition. ...
22:48, 06/05/2019

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technolog...
02:24, 06/04/2019

South Africa's largest opposition party promises to lead coalitions, tackle racism South Africa's largest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), although heading for defeat in May 8 national elections, pledged to forge coalitions with smaller parties to break the dominance ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

City rolls out plan to tackle invasive species and temporarily preserve Winnipeg’s ash trees The city will be proactively removing infected trees, as well injecting ash trees with insecticides which can kill the ash-borer larvae inside the trunks....
21:12, 06/14/2019

Agent Scott Boras criticizes MLB as amateur prospect Carter Stewart skips draft for Japan Agent Scott Boras says MLB was a detriment to Carter Stewart's situation and that playing in Japan is a necessity, where he hopes to re-establishing his value.       ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Watch Kristen Stewart, Chris Pine and More Stars Remember Anton Yelchin in First Trailer for Posthumous Documentary Anton Yelchin's memory lives on. It's been almost three years since the Star Trek star tragically died in a freak accident on June 19, 2016. Friends of the 27-year-old found him......
05:48, 06/11/2019

Researchers withdraw study claiming comic Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ departure benefited Trump in 2016 Two university professors retracted a study last week which claimed comedian Jon Stewart’s departure from “The Daily Show” helped get President Trump elected....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Colombia: ‘Terrible trend’ of rights defenders killed, harassed; UN calls for ‘significant effort’ to tackle impunity Alarmed by the “strikingly high number” of human rights defenders being killed, harassed and threatened in Colombia, the UN Human Rights Office (OHCHR) in the country on Friday, called on authorities ...
19:00, 05/10/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
09:36, 05/09/2019

‘Huge’ stakes, ‘daunting’ job to tackle gender-based violence, UNICEF chief tells ground-breaking conference One-in-three girls or women will experience physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, and “the risk multiplies” during a conflict or natural disaster, the Executive Director of UNICEF told delegate...
23:36, 05/24/2019

Stewart felt 'huge responsibility' to define her sexuality While promoting new movie "J.T. Leroy," actress Kristen Stewart admits he felt a "huge reponsibility" to discuss her sexuality, adding that she felt she'd be "forsaking a side" whatever she said....
14:36, 04/30/2019

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almo...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate in the Franklin County jail has died following a medical emergency. According to officials, an inmate at the jail had been found in medical distress by jail s...
22:12, 05/07/2019

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
21:12, 06/08/2019

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants fro...
17:24, 05/31/2019

ShowBiz Minute: Stewart, 'Toy Story 4,' Thompson Jon Stewart blasts Congress over 9/11 victims fund; Tom Hanks, Tim Allen attend "Toy Story 4" premiere in Los Angeles; Tessa Thompson doesn't mind gendered title of her new film "Men in Black: In...
14:36, 06/12/2019

South Korea readies to tackle potential swine fever transmission from North Korea North Korea has confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever, prompting South Korea to guard against the possible spread of the animal disease in areas bordering the North....
09:48, 05/31/2019

‘We Will Win Again,’ Opposition Vows in Istanbul Election Do-Over A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting the vote....
15:24, 05/07/2019

United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Rockets owner vows 'our time is going to come' Despite his Rockets being ousted by the Warriors for the fourth time in five seasons, owner Tilman Fertitta is confident Houston will win championships with James Harden....
10:24, 05/11/2019

Vows: Scenes from a Chechen Wedding The bride had a ceremony. The groom had a ceremony. But, as tradition holds, they were not together during the wedding, and neither celebrated with their 700 guests....
13:36, 05/03/2019

We will leave EU by Oct. 31, Johnson vows in pitch to be UK PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be Britain's prime minister, promised he would take the United Kingdom out of the European Union by Oct. 31, saying that only by preparing to leave without an agreeme...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Trump vows to ‘end’ Iran if it threatens US again President Trump threatened to destroy Iran in a tweet sent in the wake of reports that a rocket was fired into Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone less than a mile away from the US Embassy. &...
00:12, 05/20/2019

Tennessee courage award recipient Jefferey Cox 'a normal kid' despite paralysis from football tackle One wrong hit in a scrimmage changed Jefferey Cox's life, paralyzing him from the neck down. He refuses to let the injury change his outlook on life.        ...
07:48, 06/01/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throug...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Photos: Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the Food & Wine Classic. See the photos.       ...
04:00, 06/17/2019

Join Martha Stewart, world's top chefs at the nation's fanciest food and wine festival Hundreds of celebrity chefs and winemakers flocked to Aspen for the world's fanciest food and wine festival, the 2019 Food & Wine Classic       ...
01:24, 06/17/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as stor...
06:12, 05/25/2019

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
15:48, 05/27/2019

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:48, 06/13/2019

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers o...
00:36, 06/06/2019

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pres...
18:12, 05/27/2019

Emergency Crews Respond To Motorcycle Crash On I-75 SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Emergency crews were on the scene Saturday afternoon after a motorcycle crashed into a concrete barrier on Interstate Highway 75. The crash occurred near mile marker...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Officials: Woman, 76, dies after emergency during race KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Officials say a 76-year-old woman has died after having a medical emergency while running a race in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports the woman was participa...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Emergency Management Reporting Flooding In Brodhead ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Rockcastle County Emergency Management tells LEX 18 that floodwater in downtown Brodhead is several feet deep in some parts. There is water in front of City Hall...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Flooding from torrential rains causes emergency in Paraguay Paraguay has declared a state of emergency for a province along the border with Argentina as torrential rains continue to swell rivers causing floods....
00:00, 05/09/2019

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said a...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Sajid Javid's extra £500k helps the Evening Standard's fund to tackle crime top £2m mark The Home Office today gave £500,000 to the Standard's campaign to tackle London's violent crimewave by using the public health approach — taking the total raised to £2.1 million....
16:12, 05/10/2019

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobby...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
15:36, 06/06/2019

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That's the figure Huawei chief Ren Zhengfei mentioned ...
12:48, 06/17/2019

Iran Vows to Resist U.S. Oil Ban as Its Exports Decline A U.S. oil ban won’t stop Iran selling crude, the country’s oil minister said Wednesday, even as new signs emerged that Tehran’s crude exports are heading toward a collapse....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who’s drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating an anti-abortion demonstrator outside a Planned Parenthood clinic is promising to R...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Taliban leader vows to keep fighting in Afghanistan The US has sent an envoy to Afghanistan in hopes of negotiating a ceasefire, but the Taliban's leader has said the group won't stop fighting until its demands are met. Though talks continue, a breakth...
20:00, 06/01/2019

Thai junta chief vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM Thailand's junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha called on Thursday for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seize...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defending the policy of execution for gay people. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
11:48, 06/12/2019

'It was necessary': PM defends sacking Gavin Williamson Theresa May has defended her decision to sack Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry found "compelling evidence" that he leaked information from the National Security Council (NSC)....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Schwarzenegger defends 102-year-old who is being evicted Arnold Schwarzenegger, the actor and former governor of California, on Sunday reportedly reached out to the 102-year-old Los Angeles woman being booted from her apartment where she lived for 30 years ...
06:36, 05/27/2019

| Four emergency agency staff kidnapped in southern Nigeria Four Nigerian emergency agency workers have been kidnapped as they returned from an assignment in oil-rich Rivers State in southern Nigeria, security sources have said....
18:36, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Trump declares emergency for Arkansas flooding DARDANELLE, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 9:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has declared an emergency in Arkansas, which has been hit by historic flooding. ...
16:24, 05/31/2019

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
19:00, 06/12/2019

Berlusconi says ready for EU vote after "big fright" of emergency surgery Four-time Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi, 82, said on Monday he was ready to resume all electoral engagements after undergoing emergency surgery last week for a bowel obstruction that made h...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Update: In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really. Passengers who insist on retrieving carry-on bags in times of crisis have become a major concern for flight attendants tasked with evacuating planes as quickly as possible....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Police: Mystery man pulling emergency brakes on subways NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have been searching for a person who has been intentionally pulling the emergency brakes on subway cars for no legitimate purpose. Police on Thursday released imag...
02:36, 05/24/2019

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit b...
14:12, 06/17/2019

At Least 40 Dead In Russian Plane’s Fiery Emergency Landing (AP PHOTO) MOSCOW (AP) – A Russian airliner burst into flames while making an emergency landing at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport Sunday evening, and at least 40 people died, officials said...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Trump again stokes China tensions with ‘national emergency’ President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect American communications networks — a move that gives the feds broad powers to ban US companies from doing business with some for...
02:12, 05/16/2019

U.S. orders non-emergency workers to leave Iraq embassy The U.S. State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel from its embassy in Iraq as a result of rising tensions in the region, officials said Wednesday....
19:12, 05/15/2019

US blacklists Huawei as Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at Ch...
04:48, 05/16/2019

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organiza...
03:24, 06/15/2019

Emergency services still struggle with GDPR — but the regulation could be a benefit GDPR is an incredible piece of legislation that protects our personal data from being abused by companies and organizations. It keeps data handlers in check and gives us a say in the process, but it’s...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Emergency crews rescue hiker at Sabino Canyon TUCSON – Multiple emergency crews rescued a woman after being injured while hiking in Sabino Canyon on Friday. Rural Metro Fire District says the woman suffered an ankle injury due to “rugged terrain....
22:36, 05/17/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could ca...
22:12, 06/14/2019

New Mexico mayor’s plan would charge for emergency costs ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — A New Mexico mayor has proposed billing drivers involved in car accidents resulting in hazardous material cleanup or victim extractions. The Albuquerque Journal reported...
07:48, 05/20/2019

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
22:00, 06/14/2019

Emergency crews rescue 5 men trapped in Virginia cave Crews in southwest Virginia rescued five men trapped in a cave on Sunday after they began suffering from exhaustion and hypothermia while exploring.        ...
02:36, 04/29/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency - statement A World Health Organisation (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Mirtha Legrand rushed to hospital for emergency surgery Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina’s screens for decades, was rushed to hospital on Sunday night to undergo an emergency operation. She is now stable and doing well, aides...
00:12, 05/14/2019

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
19:24, 06/06/2019

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
20:12, 06/12/2019

WHO panel decides not to declare Ebola emergency: statement A World Health Organization (WHO) advisory panel decided on Friday not to declare an international public health emergency over the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda, saying that the criteria had not...
20:48, 06/14/2019

Emergency rush hour landing on Florida highway A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed on an Interstate 4 on-ramp just north of Orlando. Nob...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Emergency declared in Paraguay as torrential rains cause flooding About 40,000 Paraguayans have been forced to evacuate their homes in recent weeks due to rising waters. Although, they were moved to higher ground at military bases, public squares and roadsides, some...
02:12, 05/09/2019

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in D...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
04:12, 05/16/2019

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
21:24, 05/22/2019

More than 100 wildfires rage across Mexico as authorities declare EMERGENCY MEXICO has declared an environmental emergency across Mexico City as smoke from more than 100 wildfires raised air pollution to potentially harmful levels....
18:36, 05/15/2019

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — officials said...
15:00, 05/29/2019

MTA board to hold emergency meeting on overtime scandal A top ally of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Larry Schwartz, demanded an emergency MTA board meeting to examine the troubled authority’s ballooning overtime costs, following a string of reports in The Post that h...
00:36, 05/09/2019

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most-global companies, is increasingly in the cross-hairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new w...
12:12, 04/30/2019

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,0...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them de...
17:36, 06/13/2019

Inflation Picks Up, but Still Below Fed's 2% Target A closely watched measure of U.S. inflation picked up in March but remained well below the Federal Reserve’s 2% target, highlighting the central bank’s struggles to foster reliable price growth even i...
19:24, 04/29/2019

China Vows Retaliation If Trump Raises Tariffs BEIJING (AP) — Ratcheting up tension ahead of talks in Washington, China vowed Thursday to defend its own interests and retaliate if President Donald Trump goes ahead with more tariff hikes in a dispu...
12:36, 05/09/2019

The Latest: China vows countermeasures to raised US tariffs BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China as trade talks are underway in Washington (all times local): 12:40 p.m. China’s government says it will take...
07:24, 05/10/2019

| Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation....
00:24, 05/25/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia clinic promised Tuesday to “do better.”...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Salvini vows to unite EU populists, lacks willing partners MILAN (AP) — Italy’s victorious right-wing leader, Matteo Salvini, says the European elections have created “a new geography” of anti-elite sentiment in the EU. But it is far from ce...
14:00, 05/28/2019

US vows to check 'aggressive' China, Russia in Arctic The eight-member Arctic Council is meeting in Finland as thawing of polar ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources. The US is set to strengthen its presence in the region....
04:48, 05/07/2019

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border c...
07:00, 05/31/2019

| Caster vows court decision won't hold her back Caster Semenya says the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport to maintain IAAF rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels will not hold her back....
18:36, 05/01/2019

Madonna vows to sing at Eurovision, despite calls for boycott Madonna intends to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest final in Tel Aviv, Israel, this weekend, despite calls by activists for her to boycott the event, the singer said Tuesday....
22:12, 05/14/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
12:24, 05/13/2019

Moldova’s new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s new prime minister says her government’s priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of...
14:12, 06/15/2019

Moldova's new PM vows to boost EU ties, bring justice Moldova's new prime minister says her government's priority is to advance relations with the European Union and bring to justice all those responsible for abuse of power, including the most powerful o...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Chicago's new mayor vows to stop gun violence After taking the oath of office, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she has "no higher calling" than restoring safety and peace in the city's neighborhoods. (May 20)      ...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Italy's Berlusconi hospitalized but vows to resume campaign Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was hospitalized with severe kidney pain on Tuesday but his political party said the 82-year-old planned to quickly resume campaigning for European Parl...
13:24, 04/30/2019

Cuomo vows overhaul of MTA board amid sabotage Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed Sunday to overhaul the MTA board following revelations that time clocks have been sabotaged amid a crackdown on overtime abuse. “I think it is clear that the MTA has been...
23:12, 06/09/2019

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

German state vows crackdown on criminal clans Intimidation, coercion, assault: clan crime is "not petty crime," according to the interior minister of Germany's most populous state. The problem had been "deliberately ignored" in the past, he said....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
16:48, 05/14/2019

El Salvador's police vows to step up fight against gangs El Salvador's police force vowed on Wednesday that it would do more to fight organized crime in the violent Central American country, which tens of thousands have fled, amid increased pressure from th...
04:00, 06/13/2019

How to make your wedding vows 'Grey's Anatomy'-good To help get myself into bride mode after my engagement a few months ago, I rewatched all of my favorite TV wedding episodes -- from "Grey's Anatomy" and "ER" to "Friends" and "Parks and Recreation."...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama doctor vows to keep providing abortions when ban goes into effect An Alabama doctor has vowed to keep providing abortions when the state’s near-total ban against the procedure goes into effect. Dr. Yashica Robinson, who is the medical director of the Alabama W...
17:36, 05/17/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly become prime minister....
21:24, 05/16/2019

Booker vows to bring 'fight to the NRA like never before' with gun control proposals 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker promised on Sunday that if he gets elected president next year he will bring “the fight to the NRA like it’s never seen before.”...
20:00, 05/12/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost ...
14:36, 05/11/2019

Ben & Jerry's vows to debut CBD-infused ice cream 'as soon as it's legalized' It what won't likely come as a shock to anyone even passingly familiar with Ben & Jerry’s, the company has come out in favor of legalizing the use of CBD....
16:48, 05/31/2019

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand...
13:12, 06/03/2019

New T-wolves president Rosas vows aggression, collaboration New T-wolves president Gersson Rosas: 'We're going to question the norm with everything that we do'        ...
01:24, 05/07/2019

| Zambia president vows to wind up copper giant KCM Zambian President Edgar Lungu has pledged to dissolve KCM, the country's largest copper producer, in a deepening dispute with foreign mining companies over tax and employment....
19:36, 06/04/2019

In Shift, U.S. Vows to More Aggressively Deport Migrant Families Mark Morgan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, said the stepped-up deportations were necessary to deter migrants at the southwestern border....
03:24, 06/05/2019

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight The most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia’s separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament after being suspended as a lawmaker in Spain...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticiz...
07:36, 06/10/2019

U.S. veteran defends goal celebrations against Thailand Veteran U.S. forward Carli Lloyd defended her World Cup team mates on Friday after widespread criticism of their exuberant goal celebrations during the 13-0 trouncing of Thailand....
23:36, 06/14/2019

Corbyn defends Labour's bid for both leavers and remainers Polls suggest his party could be squeezed into third place in the European electionsJeremy Corbyn has given a robust defence of Labour’s decision to try to appeal to both leavers and remainers in this...
16:36, 05/19/2019

Rep. Tlaib defends comments about Palestine, the Holocaust Rep. Rashida Tlaib has defended her controversial comments about having a “calming feeling” when she thinks about Palestinians offering a “safe haven for Jews” after the Holocaust. The Michigan Democr...
14:12, 05/14/2019

Bernie Sanders defends democratic socialism Bernie Sanders mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents hav...
01:36, 06/13/2019

DePaul professor defends pro-Israel op-ed, says he 'will not be silenced' A DePaul University professor censured over an Op-ed he wrote defending Israel told Tucker Carlson Wednesday he “will not be silenced” despite protests from students and faculty....
07:12, 05/02/2019

California congressman defends war crimes suspect Rep. Duncan Hunter, an advocate for pardoning a Navy SEAL who has been charged with war crimes, said he is guilty of doing one of the things Eddie Gallagher is accused of during his own time in the ...
20:36, 05/27/2019

UBS chairman defends French tax case to shareholders UBS Group had to go to court in France to fight charges that the Swiss bank helped wealthy clients dodge taxes because it was unable to strike a reasonable settlement, Chairman Axel Weber told shareho...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Jon Gruden defends Antonio Brown’s OTA absence The Browns aren’t the only team dealing with a high-profile receiver who has attendance issues. Just ask the Oakland Raiders. Wide receiver Antonio Brown was not present for the start of organiz...
11:24, 05/22/2019

BMW CEO defends record after first automaking loss in decade BMW is struggling alongside many other carmakers with a downturn in demand and record spending after years of growth. BMW investors have voiced criticisms, but there is little risk of a revolt....
03:12, 05/17/2019

Bucs GM defends picking 2nd kicker in 4 drafts Despite getting burned after trading up to pick kicker Roberto Aguayo in the second round in 2016, the Buccaneers decided to spend a fifth-round pick on Utah kicker Matt Gay in this year's draft....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Conway defends Mexico tariffs, says not a ploy White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is defending President Donald Trumps use of tariffs against Mexico, says it's not a distraction from other issues. (May 31)       ...
02:48, 06/01/2019

The Londoner: Pammy defends her friend Julian Pamela Anderson speaks out in defence of Julian Assange / Swastika graffiti found in parliamentary lift / Nigel Lawson's foreign property woes / Renée Zellweger stirs Bridget Jones speculation...
13:48, 05/22/2019

Boeing Chief Defends 737 MAX Design Work CEO Dennis Muilenburg rejected criticism of how the plane maker designed a 737 MAX flight-control system that accident investigators have implicated in two fatal crashes of the jetliner....
19:24, 04/29/2019

On eve of festival, Cannes defends its record on women Cannes Film Festival artistic director Thierry Fremaux defends the festival’s record on female filmmakers on eve of the opening of the 72nd edition of the lavish festival...
20:24, 05/13/2019

Bolton Wanderers: emergency food bank set up to help unpaid staff Staff have gone without wages for two weeks‘It has hit home hard,’ says Bolton’s club chaplainAn emergency food bank has been set up to help Bolton Wanderers staff who have gone unpaid for two weeks.T...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Wisconsin firefighter fatally shot while responding to emergency call A Wisconsin firefighter responding to a medical emergency was fatally shot and three others were wounded, including a police officer, according to reports. The 14-year veteran of the Appleton Fire Dep...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barr...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Air France jet en route to Mumbai makes emergency landing in Iran An Air France jet made an emergency landing in Iran on Wednesday, according to reports. The Airbus A340 briefly vanished from radar when it unexpectedly descended over the city of Isfahan, then re-app...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advoc...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Trump declares 'national emergency' to make way for Huawei ban (updated) The US government now has some pretext for outright bans on doing business with Chinese telecom firms like Huawei and ZTE. President Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency ...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Plane passengers panic, climb onto wings after emergency landing Passengers on an Aer Lingus plane that made an emergency landing opened emergency exits and climbed out onto the wings after the pilot told them to disembark quickly – mistakenly thinking he meant to ...
14:36, 05/09/2019

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual ab...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
21:48, 05/24/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
07:24, 05/16/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.  &...
16:12, 05/11/2019

New Mexico city of Deming declares emergency over migrant releases The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to co...
02:36, 05/16/2019

Civil Air Patrol’s Arizona Wing conducts emergency exercise PHOENIX (AP) – The Arizona Wing of the Civil Air Patrol is conducting an exercise featuring a simulated emergency to demonstrate to a U.S. Air Force evaluation team that it is ready to respond t...
01:00, 05/19/2019

Myanmar Plane In Emergency Touchdown As Landing Gear Fails A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft's landing gear failed, forcing the jet into an emergency landing with no front wheels on Sunday morning, an official said....
15:24, 05/12/2019

Plane Makes Emergency Landing In UAE After Indian Man Dies Mid-Flight An Alitalia New Delhi-Milan flight made an emergency landing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) following the death of an Indian man onboard the flight, Indian Embassy officials said here....
07:24, 05/15/2019

U.S. judge to consider bid to block Trump's emergency border wall funds U.S. President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to divert more than $6 billion to build a wall on the border with Mexico will face its first test in court on Friday, when states and advoc...
13:36, 05/17/2019

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight caused severe delays at Manchester Airport after opening the emergency exit door before the flight took off, thinking it was the toilet....
20:36, 06/10/2019

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vesse...
04:24, 06/08/2019

Plane makes emergency landing on Staten Island field A small plane carrying a Geico ad banner made an emergency landing in a Staten Island park due to rough weather, cops said. The pilot safely landed his single-engine aircraft at Miller Field in New Do...
12:36, 05/02/2019

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
00:12, 06/10/2019

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Directo...
21:12, 04/28/2019

At least 13 Killed As Plane On Fire Makes Emergency Landing In Moscow At least 13 people died and several others were wounded after a passenger plane caught fire during an emergency landing at Moscow's busiest airport, Russian state news agencies said Sunday....
22:24, 05/05/2019

Passenger on Chinese flight arrested after opening emergency exit An elderly passenger has been arrested and detained in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong for endangering the safety of an aircraft, after he tried opened an emergency exit as the plane sat on t...
06:00, 05/04/2019

Moscow airport plane fire: more than 40 die in Aeroflot emergency landing The Russian Sukhoi Superjet with 78 passengers on board bounced along tarmac before bursting in to flamesA Russian passenger jet burst into flames on Sunday while attempting an emergency landing at a ...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Bens...
02:48, 06/18/2019

Kelly Clarkson has emergency surgery hours after hosting BBMAs Just hours after hosting the Billboard Music Awards Wednesday Kelly Clarkston underwent an appendectomy, the singer confirmed in a tweet Thursday, writing, “Bye bye appendix!”...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Passenger opens plane emergency exit after mistaking it for bathroom A passenger aboard a Pakistani airliner couldn’t hold it in before takeoff in the UK, so she scurried to the toilet, but accidentally opened the emergency exit door — causing the slide to deploy, acco...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Trump seeks additional $4.5B in emergency funding for U.S.-Mexico border The Trump administration on Wednesday asked Congress for an additional $4.5 billion in emergency funds for the U.S.-Mexico border as it grapples with a surge of Central American migrant families seeki...
04:00, 05/02/2019

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money Citing what it calls a crisis spurred by an influx of migrant families and unaccompanied children at the southern border, the Trump administration is asking Congress for more funding....
19:12, 05/01/2019

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
18:00, 05/28/2019

BREAKING: FBI, Emergency Crews Respond To Possible Explosive At Bluegrass Station FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — FBI agents and emergency crews were responding Tuesday afternoon to Bluegrass Station at Avon after reports of a suspicious vehicle and possible explosive. Lexingt...
22:00, 06/04/2019

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
12:48, 06/05/2019

Pilot makes emergency landing in Oklahoma City field OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City firefighters say the pilot of a small plane made an emergency landing along a roadway when the aircraft had mechanical problems heading to an airport. Fire Captain D...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Vineyard Vines for Target: See the collection Vineyard Vines for Target includes clothes, accessories, home goods and items for pets. The collection goes on sale May 18 and supplies are limited.        ...
16:36, 05/18/2019

If China Really Wants to Retaliate, It Will Target Apple As the trade war heats up, Apple is an enticing target for Chinese reprisals. It derives a nearly 20% of its revenue from the country, and its supply chain is based there....
20:48, 05/30/2019

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
02:00, 06/12/2019

Target recalling 90,000 USB charging cables After reports of a USB-Lightning cable smoking and consumers burning their fingers, Target is recalling 90,000 charging cables.        ...
20:48, 05/30/2019

Target Recalls USB Charging Cable (LEX 18) – Target has announced a recall of about 90,000 USB charging cables sold in its stores nationwide. The recall is for Heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB charging cables. The device is used to c...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Target to offer same-day delivery for $9.99 per order NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago Un...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To fur...
10:24, 06/05/2019

Get Your Sweat On With 20% Off Men's and Women's Activewear at Target Summer is right around the corner, which means people are trying to get beach body ready. If you’re crushing it at the gym or just love some good athleisure gear, you’re in luck. You can get 20% off m...
20:36, 05/04/2019

8 things an interior designer would buy from Target right now iStock INSIDER asked an interior designer about what she thinks are the best home-decor items available at Target right now. Her recommendations are from a variety of home-decor lines. Some of her r...
03:00, 05/18/2019

A Battered but Unbowed Justin Trudeau Vows to Stay the Course in Canada His poll standings are in free fall, and a dispute with a female cabinet minister raised questions about his leadership, but the Canadian prime minister remains confident....
17:48, 05/17/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Israeli PM Vows More "Massive Strikes" In Response To Gaza Rockets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had ordered the military to launch further strikes on Gaza Strip terrorists in response to rocket fire from the territory, as an escalation......
14:12, 05/05/2019

South Africa chief vows to purge ANC of 'deviant tendencies' South Africa's president is vowing to purge his party of "bad and deviant tendencies" as he prepares to appoint a new Cabinet following a victory in national elections....
19:36, 05/12/2019

Biden visits Tennessee, vows to ‘restore’ soul of country NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden says eight years of a Donald Trump presidency will “fundamentally” change the character of the country. Biden made the remarks Monda...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Hong Kong activist vows to resist extradition bill TOKYO (AP) — A prominent Hong Kong student activist says many residents were angered by a decision by the territory’s leader to move ahead with a controversial extradition bill despite a massive...
15:24, 06/10/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the century."...
01:12, 06/01/2019