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New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-...

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

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As Dorian nears, hurricane warning issued for parts of Florida; evacuations ordered on Georgia, SC coasts  A Hurricane Warning has been issued for parts of Florida and a mandatory evacuation of South Carolina’s entire coast has been ordered Sunday as powerful Hurricane Dorian threatens the United States....
07:00, 09/02/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concer...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns were told to leave. (July 12)    ...
10:24, 07/12/2019

Evacuations Have Been Ordered for Parts of Florida, South Carolina, and Georgia South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered a mandatory evacuation order for more than 830,000 people as Hurricane Dorian approaches the East coast. Earlier on Sunday, the storm made landfall in th...
06:12, 09/02/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
12:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
13:36, 07/12/2019

Hurricane Dorian prompts evacuations in Bahamas As the Bahamas braces for a direct hit by a powerful Category 4 storm, residents have been stocking up on food and water, and authorities have evacuated people from low-lying areas....
05:00, 09/01/2019

US state evacuations as 185mph hurricane hits Bahamas Parts of Georgia and South Carolina are being evacuated as "life-threatening" Hurricane Dorian moves closer, with forecasters warning Florida is also at risk....
09:48, 09/02/2019

Hurricane Dorian evacuations accelerate as storm downgraded to Category 4 Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds and storm surges 18 to 23 feet above normal levels....
18:36, 09/02/2019

US evacuations as 'life-threatening' 185mph hurricane hits Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has caused devastation over the northern Bahamas, with winds of 185mph ripping roofs from homes, overturning cars and tearing power lines down....
11:01, 09/02/2019

Powerful Hurricane Dorian hovers over northern Bahamas as evacuations accelerate in US Hurricane Dorian's winds slowed, prompting a downgrade to a still-powerful Category 4, as it parked over Grand Bahama Island, stirring up winds and storm surges 18 to 23 feet above normal levels....
22:36, 09/02/2019

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Hurricane Harbor see evacuations, confusion with brush fire nearby Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor were closed early after a brush fire in Southern California broke out nearby forcing hundreds of visitors to escape the clouds of smoke and ash....
03:36, 06/10/2019

Hurricane Dorian Tik Toks and memes are going viral, highlighting school closings, storm prep, and evacuations Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images, NOAA via Getty Images Hurricane Dorian is currently brewing over the Atlantic Ocean before it is forecast to approach Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina...
09:24, 09/01/2019

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
21:00, 08/27/2019

Bahamas braces for hit from Hurricane Dorian The sounds of hammers and cash registers echoed across the Bahamas on Friday as the archipelago that lies just southeast of Florida rushed to prepare for Hurricane Dorian. (Aug. 30)    ...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Wildfire near Salt Lake City forces evacuations A wildfire just north of Salt Lake City destroyed three homes and forced the evacuation of at least 400 households hours after it sparked Friday morning, emergency officials said....
13:48, 08/31/2019

Evacuations in Iowa city after Mississippi flash flood Part of downtown Davenport, Iowa, a city of over 100,000 people, was flooded on Tuesday after a temporary levee broke and water from the rising Mississippi River surged in, forcing dozens of people to...
02:12, 05/01/2019

New Orleans battered by flooding rains ahead of possible hurricane New Orleans was battered by flooding rains on Wednesday that was connected to a weather system that could grow into the year’s first hurricane. More than 8 inches of rain fell on the city, which...
07:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
00:24, 07/09/2019

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents a...
10:00, 07/12/2019

‘A big deal’: Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian Florida residents are picking the shelves clean of bottled water and lining up at gas stations as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatens to broadside the state over Labor Day week...
21:00, 08/29/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in b...
06:48, 07/13/2019

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
05:12, 07/11/2019

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississ...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto Bermudan officials warned residents to stay off roads and prepare for possible tornadoes on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto strengthened in approaching the Atlantic archipelago, prompting people to bo...
22:36, 09/18/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hit Hurricane Dorian gained strength as it crept closer to Florida's coast on Friday, raising the risk that parts of the U.S. state will be hit by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for a prolonge...
15:48, 08/30/2019

Florida braces for impact as Hurricane Dorian nears Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were breathing a huge sigh of relief Wednesday night as Hurricane Dorian swung away away from them, resulting in far less damage than had been feared. But wheth...
22:12, 08/29/2019

Hurricane-battered Bahamas braces for tropical storm More than 1,300 people are missing after a recent hurricane, but the Bahamas is now expecting another major storm. The UN has said climate change is responsible....
11:36, 09/14/2019

Northwestern Bahamas Braces for Heavy Hit From Hurricane Dorian Officials ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas and opened shelters in churches and schools on Saturday as an intensifying Hurricane Dorian approached....
20:36, 08/31/2019

SC's Folly Beach braces for Hurricane Dorian Residents in Folly Beach, North Carolina are using their past experience with intense storms as they ready their homes and decide whether to heed evacuation orders. (Sept. 3)     ...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Bahamas braces for its 'strongest hurricane in modern times' The Bahamas is facing its strongest hurricane in modern times as it prepares for Hurricane Dorian's 185mph winds, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has said....
19:24, 09/01/2019

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:36, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces as storm fears grow Despite the Caribbean escaping largely unscathed, the hurricane is gathering pace as it heads towards the US mainland. President Trump has canceled a planned trip to Poland as a result....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
19:48, 08/26/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for direct hit Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm on Friday with winds of at least 111 mph (178 km/h) as it heads towards Florida's Atlantic coast....
11:24, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 4 as Florida braces for storm Landfall anticipated early Tuesday on state’s east coast with maximum sustained winds of 140mphResidents of Florida braced for what could be a historically damaging storm on Friday as Hurricane Dorian...
05:24, 08/31/2019

| Bahamas braces as monster Hurricane Dorian heads for US mainland Hurricane Dorian roared towards the Bahamas as the island chain braced for a devastating direct hit, before the monster storm churns up the US coast from Florida towards the Carolinas....
23:24, 09/01/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces itself as major storm grows After leaving Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands largely unscathed in its wake, Hurricane Dorian has its eye set on Florida’s east coast, where it is expected to arrive by Labor Day as a major Categor...
14:12, 08/29/2019

'Absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hit Hurricane Dorian is expected suck powerful fuel from the warm waters off the Florida coast, swelling into a dangerous Category 4 storm in the coming days before it slams into the state early next week...
13:24, 08/30/2019

Florida braces for major Hurricane Dorian amid statewide emergency Americans along a great portion Florida's Atlantic coastline are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Dorian -- the storm brewing in the Caribbean forecasters say could hit the U.S. Southeast at Catego...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
18:00, 07/13/2019

North Carolina governor: One dead as state braces for Hurricane Dorian North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian as residents brace for the Category 2 storm. (Sept. 4)        ...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable during severe weather event...
19:24, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces for what may be biggest storm on east coast since 1992 Storm threatens winds in excess of 130mph when it’s predicted to hit north of Miami Sunday and MondayFlorida is bracing for what could be the biggest hurricane to hit the state’s east coast in more th...
16:12, 08/30/2019

'Absolute monster': Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for direct hit Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after...
18:36, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for potential ‘monster’ storm Landfall anticipated early Tuesday on state’s east coast with maximum sustained winds of 140mphResidents of Florida braced for what could be a historically damaging storm on Friday as Hurricane Dorian...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

French city braces for violence after festival-goer’s death The western French city of Nantes has imposed exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning of a local man following a violent clash between police and people attending a m...
18:36, 08/02/2019

Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to "AA" from "AA+" following months of unrest and protests in the Asian fina...
07:36, 09/06/2019

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
22:48, 07/17/2019

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some of which have been decried as white nationalists and...
06:12, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a ge...
04:00, 08/04/2019

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not to....
18:48, 04/28/2019

Accused ‘Charging Bull’ statue smasher ordered to ‘stay away’ from city landmarks It was a landmark decision. A Manhattan judge on Sunday ordered the Texas man accused of bashing the Financial District’s Charging Bull statue to “stay away from the landmarks in this city...
23:12, 09/08/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces for powerful winds a storm to move 'dangerously close' to US state Florida is braced for powerful winds as the deadly Hurricane Dorian grows in size and picks up speed after cutting a destructive path through the Bahamas....
07:12, 09/04/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over the weekend. (July 14)     ...
21:48, 07/15/2019

'We stood in shock': what happens to a city after a hurricane? A cartoon After Maria is a graphic novella by Dr Gemma Sou and John Cei Douglas about a family’s recovery from Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico in 2017On 20 September 2017, Hurricane Maria struck P...
14:12, 05/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian Turns, Central Florida City Breathes Sigh Of Relief After a frantic week in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, residents of Fort Pierce, Florida breathed a bit easier on Saturday when forecasters said the state's central Atlantic Coast may dodge a......
07:00, 09/01/2019

14 Years After Hurricane Katrina, Authorities Found Two Cars Lodged In The City's Underground Canal Just over 14 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other parts of America’s southern coast, authorities have retrieved a full car from one of the city’s underground drainage canals....
04:36, 09/02/2019

As Hurricane Erick heads toward Hawaii, another Pacific hurricane expected to form As Hurricane Erick gained strength in the eastern Pacific as it churned toward Hawaii, another weather system, tropical storm Flossie brewing farther east is likely to become a hurricane later on Tues...
15:00, 07/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian to approach Florida as Category 4 with 130 mph winds: Hurricane Center Hurricane Dorian is expected to intensify over the weekend as a Category 4 storm with winds picking up to 130 miles per hour (210 kph), a spokesman for the National Hurricane Center said on Thursday....
00:36, 08/30/2019

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing ho...
09:36, 07/07/2019

The Latest: Voluntary evacuations in Kansas due to flooding NEW CAMBRIA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 7:25 a.m. Much of Kansas remains under flood warnings or watches as heavy rains are expected to pu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Flooding in southeast Texas prompts evacuations Shelters have been set up in Southeast Texas to provide a haven for people displaced by heavy rain and flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda. (Sept. 19)       &#...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Florida evacuations underway as Dorian draws near Mandatory evacuations were ordered Sunday for parts of Florida as Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm and edged northwestward....
01:00, 09/03/2019

SC governor urges evacuations ahead of Dorian South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Tuesday urges people to evacuate from the state's coast ahead of Hurricane Dorian, saying "The time to leave is now." (Sept. 3)     &...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-we...
21:36, 05/25/2019

Whaley Bridge: Further evacuations over dam collapse threat Authorities have ordered more people to leave their homes in the British town of Whaley Bridge as expected rain threatens to swamp a damaged reservoir. Residents were given minutes to collect essentia...
16:24, 08/04/2019

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the partial evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
22:12, 08/17/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Delta capping flight prices, American offering reduced fares from Florida as hurricane nears As Hurricane Dorian hurtles toward the United States, travelers may be trying to evacuate – but are airlines "fare gouging" with high flight prices?       ...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
19:48, 07/01/2019

Rain prompts rescues, evacuations in southwest Missouri NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — Heavy rain and flash flooding inundated parts of southwest Missouri during the weekend, prompting water rescues and evacuations. Battalion Chief Roy Haskett in Neosho said first res...
18:24, 06/24/2019

Russian ammunition depot explosions prompt evacuations An explosion and fire at a Russian ammunition depot prompted the evacuation of thousands of people from a nearby Siberian town, state-run media reported Monday....
02:24, 08/06/2019

Explosions and evacuations after fire at military warehouse in Siberia A fire at a military warehouse in Siberia on Monday has caused multiple explosions and at least one death, according to Russian state news agency TASS....
22:00, 08/06/2019

North Little Rock urges evacuations over flooding fears LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials are knocking on doors in a North Little Rock, Arkansas, neighborhood and telling residents they should probably leave for higher ground due to the threat of flooding...
17:00, 06/01/2019

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (J...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local med...
11:12, 07/12/2019

Typhoon forces evacuations, flight cancellations in eastern China Hundreds of flights were cancelled and a million people were evacuated from their homes as the third-largest typhoon on record in China hit the east of the country, state-run China Central Television ...
17:24, 08/10/2019

Gran Canaria wildfire spreads, forces thousands of evacuations A fast-moving forest fire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria has forced authorities to evacuate thousands of people. The government says it could take days before the blaze is brought under...
19:12, 08/19/2019

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park,...
22:24, 08/19/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
11:12, 07/13/2019

Construction workers hit gas line in Williamsburg, forcing building evacuations Construction workers in Williamsburg hit a gas pipe Thursday morning, forcing people to evacuate two buildings, according to officials. The call came in at just before 8 a.m. for a gas leak near 236 B...
17:48, 08/29/2019

| SEE: Compulsory evacuations as Cyclone Kenneth makes landfall in Mozambique Compulsory evacuations have begun in northern Mozambique where the powerful tropical cyclone Kenneth is expected to make landfall, just weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the coun...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Evacuations On, Flights Cancelled As Cyclone Fani Nears: 10 Points Almost 1 million people have been evacuated to temporary shelters in Odisha as Cyclone Fani - billed as the most severe cyclonic storm since the super cyclone of 1999 -- is expected to make landfall.....
21:36, 05/02/2019

Forest fires blaze in eastern Russia, forcing evacuations Wildfires are blazing on about 58,000 hectares (145,000 acres) throughout the eastern reaches of Russia, threatening small villages and forcing the evacuation of children and senior citizens from at l...
15:00, 05/09/2019

Fast-spreading wildfire forces evacuations in Northern California Shasta College in Redding, California, served as the initial shelter for evacuees, but then it had to be evacuated as well, officials say.        ...
05:00, 08/23/2019

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
13:00, 05/31/2019

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
02:48, 09/06/2019

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was to...
14:36, 07/12/2019

India Orders Mass Evacuations as ‘Extremely Severe’ Cyclone Nears Authorities are issuing mass evacuation orders along India’s eastern coast as Cyclone Fani, a Category 4 equivalent hurricane, approaches landfall with more than 100 million in its path. Accordi...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Mass evacuations helped avert 'humongous' tragedy from Cyclone Fani United Nations and Indian officials credit a relatively low death toll to the mass evacuation of roughly 2.7 million people before Cyclone Fani hit India on Friday and Bangladesh over the weekend....
23:12, 05/08/2019

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
19:12, 07/12/2019

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
04:48, 06/01/2019

Alaska wildfires sparked by high winds force mandatory evacuations Pilot cars began shepherding motorists through a previously-closed stretch of Alaska’s George Parks Highway for several hours Saturday after high winds and dry weather sparked six blazes.  ...
15:00, 08/18/2019

Wildfire forces large-scale evacuations of residents on Gran Canaria Around 2,000 residents have been moved from their homes on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria because of a new wildfire.        ...
03:24, 08/22/2019

Arkansas River bursts through levee north of Little Rock, triggering evacuations A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation around Dardanelle and Holla Bend.        ...
21:12, 05/31/2019

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tou...
08:12, 08/15/2019

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of Transportation said.     ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to a numerous evacuations and a giant chemical fire on Tuesday, according to reports. Footage ca...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday.       ...
16:12, 07/12/2019

Typhoon Faxai batters Tokyo, causing evacuations, blackouts and transport chaos Japanese capital bears brunt of 216kmh winds as 290,000 households lose power and Monday commute severely disruptedA powerful typhoon with record-breaking winds and heavy rain has battered the Tokyo r...
04:24, 09/09/2019

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although mor...
13:36, 05/04/2019

Levee breach along Arkansas River forces evacuations in town north of Little Rock A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area north of Little Rock.        ...
17:00, 05/31/2019

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across...
11:24, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
05:12, 07/14/2019

North Carolina zinc plant fire forces evacuations as sulfuric acid released into the air A raging fire at a zinc production plant in North Carolina forced the evacuations of residents and firefighters Monday after sulfuric acid began spewing into the atmosphere....
15:12, 04/29/2019

Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be seen in downtown St. Louis....
22:36, 09/10/2019

Not Seeing Joe Biden in New Orleans Joe Biden was in New Orleans Tuesday. Just for a little while. He was scheduled to drop by the Youth Empowerment Project, which is what it sounds like it is, for a photo op at 2:30. YEP is located in ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
20:24, 07/10/2019

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississip...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Diana Ross says TSA was 'over the top' at New Orleans airport Diana Ross said on Twitter that she felt violated by the Transportation Security Administration at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport....
19:00, 05/06/2019

New Orleans Saints' Ted Ginn says he will race anyone for $10,000 Since his days at Ohio State, wide receiver Ted Ginn has made a living burning defenders on the field left and right and now he’s telling challengers to put their money with their mouths are....
01:12, 05/18/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
03:24, 05/15/2019

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and ...
05:00, 06/07/2019

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
10:24, 06/07/2019

Dr. John, Who Embodied the Music of New Orleans, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
01:24, 06/07/2019

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In ...
01:36, 06/07/2019

Shakeup shows resiliency of newspapers in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s a media shake-up that will leave New Orleans with one major newspaper, instead of two, for the first time in nearly seven years. Yet, this week’s announcement that ...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
16:48, 06/30/2019

New African lion exhibit opens in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A new lion exhibit is opening at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans. During a recent tour, the African lions were seen lounging in the shade of an enormous rock surrounded by open grass...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: New Orleans Saints Some people are fans of the New Orleans Saints. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the New Orleans Saints. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the pr...
18:36, 08/30/2019

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
01:24, 06/07/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
02:12, 05/23/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk musician, dead at 81 Art Neville, a New Orleans music icon and founding member of the Neville Brothers and The Meters, died on Monday, according to a statement released by his longtime manager, Kent Sorrell. He was 81....
03:48, 07/23/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)       ...
01:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will...
03:36, 05/15/2019

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
01:48, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:00, 07/12/2019

Fire in New Orleans French Quarter restaurant; 2 injured NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two people have been injured after a fire broke out in a restaurant in New Orleans’ tourist-heavy French Quarter. New Orleans Fire Department spokesman Louis Carrier says it h...
02:24, 05/12/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane K...
15:36, 07/12/2019

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
03:12, 06/21/2019

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
04:24, 06/29/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the ...
15:24, 06/07/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
08:00, 06/27/2019

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquat...
18:24, 06/19/2019

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
17:12, 08/04/2019

New Orleans Saints react to Kentucky Derby controversy The New Orleans Saints were apparently watching the Kentucky Derby result closely as the unofficial winner of the race was disqualified after stewards determined the horse impeded the progress of two ...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Life without parole for New Orleans rapper in double murder NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rapper Widner ‘Flow’ Degruy has been sentenced to two life terms without parole for the 2015 Memorial Day slaying of two brothers. News outlets report the 27...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Art Neville, New Orleans funk star, dies aged 81 Keyboardist and singer behind the Meters and the Neville Brothers hailed as an icon by Louisiana governor John EdwardsArt Neville, one of the most celebrated funk musicians in the US, has died aged 81...
12:24, 07/23/2019

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head...
22:12, 05/28/2019

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Grammy-winning musician Dr. John, who brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to the American music scene and became one of the city's most venerated pianists, died on Thursday at age 77, his family said ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Zion Williamson is 'still growing,' New Orleans Pelicans executive says New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the most electrifying players to play in the NBA in recent memory and one of the team's executive revealed an interesting note Sunday...
19:00, 07/29/2019

Just what the doctor ordered Doctors from across the EU are being trained in Warsaw to work as GPs in the UK. Brexit or no Brexit, the chronic need for doctors is worsening and Europe's biggest employer is reaching across the cha...
18:36, 05/22/2019

Are You Sure That Wine You Ordered Is Actually Dry? Sommeliers and retailers report that “dry” is the most misunderstood term in the world of wine. Our wine columnist separates the subjective from the technical to drill down to the true meaning....
11:48, 08/23/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
12:12, 05/01/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation’s fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams ov...
07:24, 05/10/2019

NFL Week 2 overreactions: Time to start panicking in New Orleans, Pittsburgh SportsPulse: Injuries to key quarterbacks in Week 2 could reshape the entire league. As Trysta Krick puts it, you are only as good as your current QB situation.       ...
13:48, 09/16/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the...
21:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, i...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read m...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first A...
17:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
16:12, 07/12/2019

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troope...
06:36, 05/31/2019

Comedian Andy Dick says he was attacked, left unconscious in New Orleans Andy Dick says he was assaulted Saturday outside a New Orleans nightclub after performing in the French Quarter, and was unconscious for 15 minutes.        ...
02:36, 08/14/2019

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
03:24, 06/21/2019

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

2019 New Orleans Jazz Festival in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
02:24, 06/07/2019

The Last Edition: How a Newspaper War in New Orleans Ended: With a Baked Alaska and Layoffs The Advocate went into New Orleans six years ago to challenge the city’s 182-year-old paper, The Times-Picayune. Now The Advocate is the last one standing....
02:00, 05/13/2019

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
03:12, 04/29/2019

TV anchor, pilot killed in New Orleans stunt plane crash Local television anchor Nancy Parker has died in a crash of a stunt plane in New Orleans along with the pilot, Franklin J.P. Augustus, while covering a story on him....
22:36, 08/17/2019

Second New Orleans officer enters plea in connection with beating of Hispanic man A New Orleans police officer received a 10-day suspended sentence on Wednesday in connection with the beating of a Hispanic man whom he and another officer allegedly called a "fake American."...
06:24, 08/08/2019

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a h...
01:48, 06/07/2019

Gene’s Po-Boys, iconic New Orleans eatery, closing in July NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A New Orleans po-boy shop featured in “The Simpsons” and a video by Drake is serving up its last sandwiches this summer. The Advocate reports late-night eatery Gene̵...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Rahm and Palmer share lead with Stallings, Mullinax in New Orleans Jon Rahm and team mate Ryan Palmer had an eventful finish to the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Saturday, both finding water off the 17th tee, but still ended the day tied for the...
18:48, 04/28/2019

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage per...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
01:12, 06/11/2019

Temporary IDs can now be ordered online TUCSON- Arizona motorists who have had their driver license suspended may now order a six-month temporary ID online. A customer with a suspended Arizona driver license can get a six-month temporary ID...
21:48, 05/16/2019

RBS and Santander ordered to fix PPI breaches The Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander have been ordered to audit their PPI processes by the competition watchdog after they failed to send, or sent inaccurate, payment protection insurance reminder...
11:48, 08/23/2019

Australians who said taxes were 'against God's will' ordered pay up Fanny and Rembertus Beerepoot believed that paying tax amounted to "rebelling against God." A court in Tasmania has ordered the Christian siblings to cough up more than a million Australian dollars ea...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Ordered Deported, Then Sent a $497,777 Fine From ICE Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crackdown....
10:48, 07/05/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
10:24, 08/10/2019

GM braces for attacks from Democrats in Detroit debates General Motors Co is bracing for attacks from Democratic presidential candidates at two debates that begin on Tuesday in Detroit near its headquarters....
05:00, 07/30/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a...
13:48, 05/11/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire r...
16:24, 07/15/2019

Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes Extreme weather could hit the central US this weekend, with possible tornadoes, heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. A tornado watch is in effect in western Texas until Saturday morning, while win...
02:48, 05/19/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
07:48, 08/03/2019

Portland braces for another far-right rally, antifa counterprotest PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police are mobilizing to prevent clashes between out-of-state far-right groups planning a rally here and the homegrown anti-fascists who oppose them as America’s culture wars...
03:48, 08/14/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
22:00, 07/05/2019

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea about the impending Cyclone...
20:48, 06/12/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-10...
14:48, 06/12/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbu...
03:00, 07/23/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
12:12, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited t...
12:00, 06/11/2019

India braces for direct hit from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely s...
02:12, 05/03/2019

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were floode...
13:36, 07/11/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
07:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans Pelicans hire Trajan Langdon as general manager, per report A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Pelicans have hired Trajan Langdon to serve as general manager under new executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin ...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
00:12, 06/29/2019

The Yellow House is a moving memoir of New Orleans life beyond the French Quarter “Imagine that the streets are dead quiet,” The Yellow House asks in its opening pages. “[A]nd you lived on those dead quiet streets, and there is nothing left of anything you once owned.” With languag...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
22:24, 07/10/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push ...
17:12, 07/10/2019

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
01:12, 06/29/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the ...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Entire New Orleans’ Times-Picayune staff axed after sale to competitor The Newhouse family sold the 182-year-old daily The Times-Picayune and its Web site, nola, to a scrappy New Orleans competitor, and the entire staff is being laid off....
05:00, 05/04/2019

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Playlist: Anders Osborne's New Orleans Jazz Fest favorites Ahead of Jazz Fest -- and in celebration of his new album "Buddha and the Blues" -- Osborne shared a playlist of favorite artists from the Big Easy.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate cha...
21:36, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have ...
07:24, 06/16/2019

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massiv...
18:48, 07/13/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
22:48, 07/14/2019

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
18:36, 06/21/2019

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturd...
03:24, 07/12/2019

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
08:36, 06/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
05:36, 05/15/2019

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orle...
15:36, 07/14/2019

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
19:48, 07/12/2019

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s ju...
05:24, 09/11/2019

Massachusetts woman mistakenly signs up for half-marathon in British city with same name as US city A woman from Massachusetts was disappointed after showing up for a half marathon last weekend only realize she accidentally signed up for a race on a different continent. ...
20:24, 09/21/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
23:12, 06/12/2019

Toyota ordered to pay $15.8M to Calif. dealer The owner of two California Toyota dealerships accused the automaker of retaliation after he developed software he claimed was better at identifying customers for safety recalls....
21:12, 07/15/2019

Hacker ordered to pay back almost £1m in cryptocurrency A hacker who carried out cyber attacks on dozens of firms including Sainsbury's and Uber while living at a caravan park in Kent has been ordered to pay back more than £900,000 in cryptocurrency h...
18:36, 08/23/2019

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this week on “Improving Price and Quality Transparency i...
06:12, 06/28/2019

A man ordered a beer for $6.76. The hotel charged him $67,689 Australian journalist Peter Lalor typically won't pay more than $10 for a pint. He was accidentally charged more than $67,000 for a beer at a hotel bar in Manchester, England....
07:36, 09/07/2019

Nxivm ordered to pay more than $1M to investigative firm A federal judge in New Jersey delivered Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere an unwelcome birthday gift on Monday when he ordered the group to cough up more than $1 million it owes to an investigative ...
21:24, 08/27/2019

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city....
17:00, 06/01/2019

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language f...
05:12, 07/19/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thu...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Prague braces for massive rally against PM Andrej Babis Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands are expected to rally again...
16:36, 06/23/2019

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail and road links were being patrolled by police, who we...
15:00, 09/07/2019

Rodrigo and Alcacer braces give Spain comfortable win "Two goals from Rodrigo and a passable performance overall gave Spain a comfortable victory over the Faroe Islands. Thanks to Sweden\u0027s home draw with Norway, they now lead Group F by seven points...
01:36, 09/09/2019

Hottest day in June? Germany braces for extreme weather An intense heat wave in Germany could see the temperatures soaring to a record 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities have placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with...
13:24, 06/26/2019

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
15:00, 06/30/2019

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
14:24, 06/28/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday...
21:48, 05/26/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
13:12, 05/28/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cy...
18:12, 04/28/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and ...
18:14, 07/06/2019

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of ...
05:24, 07/14/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
17:36, 07/10/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The st...
04:36, 07/10/2019

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting...
16:00, 07/19/2019

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
18:00, 08/07/2019

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reo...
15:48, 07/16/2019

UK weather: nation braces for record-breaking heat Weather may spark storms, travel delays, and power cuts as temperatures head towards 39CBritain could bake under record-breaking heat as temperatures could potentially climb to 39C on Thursday.The sco...
09:24, 07/25/2019

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island....
10:24, 08/08/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the re...
19:24, 07/06/2019

Puerto Rico braces for clashes over island’s next leader Puerto Rico’s political crisis is expected to deepen as the island’s outgoing governor and legislators including those from his own party spar over who should be the U.S. territory’s next leader...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Dorian Tropical Storm Dorian threatened Puerto Rico with a direct hit on Wednesday, as forecasters said it made a last-minute shift in its path and could reach near-hurricane strength in its approach to the ...
23:01, 08/28/2019

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
21:24, 05/22/2019

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar per...
18:48, 09/15/2019

Norwich City v Manchester City: Premier League – live! Premier League updates from the 5.30pm BST kick-offCity won’t spend big to replace injured Laporte, says GuardiolaAny comments? Email scott.murray@theguardian.com 4.43pm BST Norwich make four changes ...
18:24, 09/14/2019

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this M...
02:48, 09/15/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal...
17:24, 05/28/2019

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born ...
07:24, 07/17/2019

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot....
03:12, 08/13/2019

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
09:24, 06/21/2019

Zion Williamson receives inspiring message from New Orleans legend: 'Passing the torch to you' The New Orleans Pelicans selected Zion Williamson with the top pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday and he immediately brought joy and excitement to fans in the city....
21:12, 06/25/2019

New Orleans Saints fans still demanding answers from NFL over blown call in title game These long-time fans of the New Orleans Saints will not move on from the blown pass interference call that likely cost the team Super Bowl appearance.       ...
15:48, 09/03/2019

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
14:36, 07/13/2019

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
17:24, 06/10/2019

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
18:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
00:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain...
15:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft....
03:00, 06/21/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the M...
20:36, 07/14/2019

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a ...
01:24, 07/15/2019

New Orleans TV anchor Nancy Parker dies in plane crash while reporting a story (NBC NEWS) — An award-winning local TV news anchor in New Orleans died in a plane crash while working on a story about a stunt pilot. Nancy Parker, 53, was killed along with the pilot, Franklin ...
05:24, 08/18/2019

New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker killed in plane crash while shooting story New Orleans reporter Nancy Parker was killed in a plane crash Friday after the aircraft she was shooting a story in went down in near an airport.       ...
11:12, 08/17/2019

Fox New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker, 53, among 2 killed in plane crash, station says Longtime FOX 8 New Orleans reporter and anchor Nancy Parker was one of two people killed Friday when a small plane crashed near the city's Lakefront Airport, the station confirmed....
04:24, 08/17/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the week...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under i...
02:48, 05/02/2019

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
10:36, 07/15/2019

Australian who says he invented bitcoin ordered to hand over up to $5bn US court orders Craig Wright to share cryptocurrency haul with the estate of American programmer David KleimanThe Australian man who claimed to have invented cryptocurrency bitcoin has been ordered to...
11:24, 08/28/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
01:12, 06/21/2019

NY’s Bitcoin Bandit ordered to pay $75M to SIM-swap victim Michael Terpin, the Bitcoin investor who had $24 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen from him in a SIM-swapping hack, has been awarded a payout three-times the size of his original loss. Los Angele...
16:48, 05/13/2019

NFL notebook: Kraft ordered to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
09:00, 05/04/2019

Reagor ordered to pay Ford Credit what it's owed U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings of Texas signed an order saying that due to the passage of time, Ford Credit can file an amended judgment for what is owed in the case. It must do so on or before June...
23:36, 05/29/2019

Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change Decision fuels speculation that manufacturer and airlines will rebrand troubled planeA Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the model’s name changed on the livery, further fuelling sp...
14:48, 07/15/2019

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years i...
14:36, 06/06/2019

Lockdowns ordered at 2 colleges after report of gunman GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Two North Carolina colleges have issued lockdowns after reports of a gunman on one of the campuses. North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro issued the lockdown on Fri...
20:48, 05/03/2019

America's F-22 And F-35 Fighters Still Aren't As Ready As They Were Ordered To Be A year ago, then-Secretary of Defense James Mattis ordered America’s air forces to achieve what seemed like an unattainable goal: make eight out of 10 fighter jets ready for action within one year. To...
02:36, 09/11/2019

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
13:48, 06/21/2019

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
13:48, 06/01/2019

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Mar...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chin...
08:12, 08/23/2019

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
04:12, 06/13/2019

| Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia....
08:12, 08/22/2019

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong...
07:12, 08/17/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessma...
05:00, 06/27/2019

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new e...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Europe braces for dangerous, record-setting heat wave A dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave is sending the mercury soaring as high as 113 degrees in parts of Europe this week. Countries including France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Poland, Belgium and ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Paris on heatwave alert as France braces for scorching weather Paris authorities on Monday activated a heatwave alert plan for the capital as France prepared for another week of scorching temperatures just a month after a similar heatwave in June....
15:24, 07/22/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit ‘Dark Horse’ copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular son...
20:48, 08/04/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had...
23:36, 07/08/2019

| Klopp braces for test from 'exciting' Chelsea young guns Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm....
08:01, 09/21/2019

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

Spain braces for more rain after hail piles up during violent storms Cold front heads towards east of country and Balearics as Madrid reels from flash-floodsParts of eastern Spain and the Balearic islands are bracing for heavy rains after Madrid and the surrounding are...
15:24, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong braces for strikes as protesters disrupt commute Protesters have disrupted Hong Kong's morning commute. The action follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over three months of anti-government and pro-democracy ...
05:48, 09/02/2019

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Spain braces for fourth election in as many years as deadline looms Sánchez has until next Monday to form government or election takes place on 10 NovemberSpain is bracing for its fourth election in as many years as the deadline looms for the formation of a government...
14:01, 09/17/2019

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
02:12, 05/30/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Fort Lauderdale braces for long run without water after main break Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Who is Puerto Rico's next leader? Island braces for a clash The political crisis in Puerto Rico took a turn on Wednesday. The island nation still isn't sure who will become the next leader.        ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycot...
09:24, 05/03/2019

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devi...
00:48, 06/20/2019

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a...
21:36, 05/28/2019

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the pri...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Puerto Rico braces for storm Dorian, one of first tests since 2017 Puerto Rico braced on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, one of the island's first major tests since devastating hurricanes struck in 2017....
11:00, 08/28/2019

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single...
02:36, 05/26/2019

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as mu...
09:48, 08/24/2019

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believ...
20:36, 07/12/2019

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legiti...
17:36, 06/07/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
00:12, 07/11/2019

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
01:36, 06/16/2019

Houston Texans vs. New Orleans Saints: Game time, live stream, TV channel, how to watch Week 1 in the NFL concludes with a Monday night doubleheader. Here's everything you need to know for the Houston Texans vs. the New Orleans Saints.       ...
15:36, 09/09/2019

Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints agree to history-making contract extension: reports New Orleans Saints star Michael Thomas reportedly became the highest-paid wide receiver in NFL history agreeing to a contract extension with the team Wednesday....
19:00, 07/31/2019

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.     ...
22:36, 06/23/2019

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following surgery.       ...
15:36, 06/20/2019

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
16:36, 07/10/2019

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
15:24, 06/21/2019

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the New Orleans new terminal opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
15:24, 05/17/2019

New Orleans Radio Station Posts, Deletes Tweet Calling Its Own Sports Talk Host "A Fag" Seth Dunlap is the host of weeknight sports show The Last Lap With Seth Dunlap on talk radio station WWL-AM, the radio home of the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints. Last week, he wrote an open Fa...
10:00, 09/11/2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
19:12, 05/16/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
22:36, 07/12/2019

A Judge Has Ordered Chelsea Manning Back to Jail On May 16, a judge ordered former soldier and Wikileaks informant Chelsea Manning back to jail for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury....
09:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning ordered to jail again after refusing subpoena A federal judge in Virginia ordered Chelsea Manning to return to jail Thursday after she again refused to testify before a grand jury about an investigation into WikiLeaks....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
04:12, 05/16/2019

Turkish bee ordered to be destroyed evades authorities in Britain A Turkish bee that stowed away to Britain with a vacationing family was handed a death sentence by the government, but escaped before it could be carried out....
19:00, 08/02/2019

Indicted sheriff ordered to surrender gun, not make threats COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has warned a suspended sheriff to not contact anyone in law enforcement about charges he jailed an innocent man and then created a fake police report to try to co...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the French capital had been contaminated....
14:36, 07/23/2019

Lawyer who told clients marijuana use was legal ordered to pay $370,000 A Florida lawyer who informed his clients they were legally allowed to grow cannabis was arrested on multiple felony charges and ordered to pay a couple who took his advice nearly $370,000....
22:12, 08/17/2019

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's comme...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Trump Ordered New Chinese Tariffs Over Objections of Advisers President Trump overruled advisers to ramp up tariffs on China after a heated exchange in which he insisted levies were the best way to make China comply with U.S. demands, according to people familia...
10:48, 08/05/2019

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
13:12, 07/03/2019

More than 900 children separated from families since stop ordered, says ACLU Group said in court filing 911 children had been separated at border since June 2018 order, and one in every five is under age fiveThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said more than 900 children...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Partial recount ordered in Malawi’s presidential election LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a “transparent recounting of the ballot papers” in ...
21:00, 05/25/2019

Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the ...
22:24, 08/03/2019

Dow drops 400 points after Trump ‘ordered’ US companies from China The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 350 points in the minutes following a tweet from President Trump "ordering" U.S. companies to find suppliers out of China....
00:12, 08/24/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday and immediately summoned to appear before a new gran...
13:48, 05/10/2019

S. Carolina sheriff ordered to pay $200K for wrongful arrest LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — The sheriff’s department of Lexington County, South Carolina, has been ordered to pay $200,000 to a woman wrongfully arrested and charged with shoplifting from an area Wal...
15:12, 06/06/2019

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
03:48, 06/22/2019

Ex-home health worker ordered to pay $89K to theft victims A former Kansas home health worker who was convicted of stealing jewelry and money from elderly clients has been ordered to pay $89,000 in restitution....
20:36, 05/09/2019

New trial ordered for men charged as teens in 1985 death HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two men who were convicted more than three decades ago in the stabbing and beating death of a 65-year-old man. The court...
00:12, 06/15/2019

Monsanto ordered to pay $2B to couple who say they contracted cancer from Roundup A jury ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto Co. to pay a combined $2.055 billion to a couple claiming that the company’s popular weed killer Roundup Ready caused their cancers....
18:24, 05/14/2019

Those who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold from Samsung have to make a decision Back on April 22nd, Samsung announced that the Galaxy Fold would be delayed in the U.S. (and elsewhere) by at least one month. Today, Samsung sent out an email to those who had pre-ordered the foldabl...
08:00, 05/07/2019

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
18:00, 07/11/2019

El Paso Suspect Ordered Gun and Moved Out in Weeks Before Attack The suspect’s mother called the police about a gun her son had ordered. Her lawyer said that it was an “informational call” and that she did not raise concerns he was a threat....
02:48, 08/09/2019

Trump says he has ordered substantial increase of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, amid escalating tensions between Washington and Te...
15:24, 09/18/2019

New trial ordered for white homeowner in death of black man RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s second-highest court says a white homeowner who reported “hoodlums” in his neighborhood before he shot and killed an unarmed black man should ge...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros...
08:12, 06/18/2019

RBI Ordered To Review Its Disclosure Policy On Banks Under RTI: 10 Points The Supreme Court last week gave the Reserve Bank of India "a last opportunity" to disclose details such as its list of wilful defaulters under Right to Information Act (RTI Act). The top court also.....
13:12, 04/29/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
07:12, 07/19/2019

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriag...
09:12, 06/21/2019

Porto ordered to pay nearly 2 million euros to rival Benfica PORTO, Portugal (AP) — A judge has ordered Porto to pay nearly 2 million euros ($2.2 million) for releasing internal emails obtained from Portuguese rival Benfica. The club must also return any docume...
22:12, 06/07/2019

Los Angeles Barbershop Ordered to Pay out $80,000 for Discriminating Against HIV Positive Customer In the fall of 2017, Nikko Briteramos was turned away from Los Angeles barbershop King of Kuts, despite getting his hair cut there several times before. But things changed once a barber disclosed to t...
17:36, 06/11/2019

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
14:24, 07/18/2019

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sent...
06:24, 06/29/2019

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Guatemala probes judge who ordered candidate's arrest Prosecutors said Wednesday they have opened an investigation into a Supreme Court judge who ordered the detention of former chief prosecutor and presidential candidate Thelma Aldana, who gained intern...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Bahamas braces for Dorian on Sunday as Floridians uneasily watch tracking Residents of the Bahamas were bracing for Hurricane Dorian's arrival Sunday morning as people around 200 miles west along the entire Florida east coast were anxiously watching the storm's path....
21:24, 08/31/2019

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
16:24, 08/13/2019

Puerto Rico is in Dorian’s bull’s-eye: Three things to know as island braces for the storm Puerto Ricans are bracing for Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to hit the island Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storm presents itself as the first true test of Puerto Rico’s fragile elec...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is help...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Trump approves N.C. emergency declaration as Atlantic coast braces for Dorian U.S. President Donald Trump approved North Carolina's emergency declaration Tuesday night as Coastal regions from Florida to Virginia remained on the lookout for Hurricane Dorian....
14:24, 09/04/2019

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters....
18:36, 08/21/2019

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
10:36, 08/21/2019

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the pres...
01:24, 08/29/2019

China braces itself as Typhoon Lekima barrels down with 130 mph winds, heavy rainfall Chinese authorities have declared a state of emergency on the country’s east coast in preparation for the mighty Typhoon Lekima approaching the mainland, bringing torrential downpours and deadly winds...
17:36, 08/09/2019

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
21:48, 06/12/2019

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
18:24, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, as a deepening crisis ov...
07:36, 07/01/2019

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-g...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Japan braces for tropical storm Krosa in peak holiday season Japan braced on Tuesday for a tropical storm set to dump heavy rains on western parts of the country, threatening to snarl road, rail and air links during the busy summer holidays....
17:12, 08/13/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat m...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catas...
03:12, 05/27/2019