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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 pred...

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat

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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

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to ...
00:36, 07/13/2019

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

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
21:00, 07/11/2019

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

'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

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

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 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

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

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warni...
09:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
19:24, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
01:00, 07/12/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from s...
18:12, 07/12/2019

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

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for...
05:36, 07/17/2019

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

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River v...
02:24, 07/15/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently ga...
23:00, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
09:36, 07/14/2019

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

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

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
15:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
09:36, 07/12/2019

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier ...
04:00, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and ...
00:24, 07/14/2019

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

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 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

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

| 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

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120...
21:00, 07/13/2019

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the...
21:36, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters pred...
16:24, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic ...
02:12, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have eme...
18:12, 07/12/2019

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 20...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier th...
21:24, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and E...
21:24, 07/13/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
06:48, 07/12/2019

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

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
15:48, 07/13/2019

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of M...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
16:24, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
03:36, 07/13/2019

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall...
13:48, 07/13/2019

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall as a Category 1 storm on Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana and quickly weakened into a tropical storm....
23:00, 07/13/2019

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southe...
08:48, 07/13/2019

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:36, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
18:12, 07/14/2019

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane stre...
16:00, 07/13/2019

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
14:00, 07/14/2019

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

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

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

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

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
01:00, 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

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
23:00, 07/12/2019

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
01:12, 07/13/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather p...
12:36, 07/11/2019

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

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

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported 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....
01:00, 07/14/2019

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

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
13:12, 07/13/2019

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential ...
03:24, 07/12/2019

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

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist a...
11:24, 07/14/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
13:36, 07/12/2019

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
01:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical storm strengthens in Pacific, but no threat to land MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Alvin has been gaining strength in the Eastern Pacific far off the coast of Mexico, though it’s no threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin...
14:24, 06/27/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief ...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

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

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonge...
02:24, 07/15/2019

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. in...
05:48, 06/06/2019

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

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

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without thre...
18:00, 06/30/2019

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

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

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

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

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly-formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
05:24, 07/01/2019

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecast...
16:12, 07/11/2019

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Mon...
14:24, 07/15/2019

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane ...
23:48, 07/12/2019

India faces tropical cyclone threat India is bracing for a significant tropical cyclone later this week, a storm which could be the strongest to strike the country's coastline in almost five years....
20:48, 04/30/2019

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the mont...
21:48, 07/12/2019

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' 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

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a h...
17:36, 07/12/2019

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane —...
08:48, 07/13/2019

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the Gulf to have little effect on its oil and gas produc...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Tropical cyclone Fani: India's biggest storm in decades makes landfall One million people evacuated as huge storm hits small city of Puri on east coastTropical cyclone Fani, the most severe storm to hit the Indian subcontinent in two decades, has made landfall on the coa...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this we...
21:48, 07/07/2019

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

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
17:12, 07/15/2019

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-bl...
03:00, 07/13/2019

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west o...
12:48, 07/15/2019

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcem...
21:12, 07/14/2019

Millions in Northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
02:12, 06/12/2019

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

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
22:48, 07/14/2019

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
06:36, 07/12/2019

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
00:00, 07/12/2019

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass ...
05:00, 07/11/2019

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18:00, 06/01/2019

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
05:12, 07/14/2019

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
20:12, 05/24/2019

Army Corps Under Fire From Flood Victims Amid Storm Surge The Army Corps of Engineers has been struggling on two fronts — taming America’s rain-swollen rivers, and taming the fallout from mass water releases and breached levees....
04:24, 06/01/2019

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage to make sure it's adequate....
19:12, 05/31/2019

Flash Flood Threat Continues Tuesday Our stagnant, unsettled pattern persists Tuesday- a flash flood watch continues with rounds of showers, storms and heavy rain still swamping the Commonwealth. We’ll see another midday break in t...
12:24, 06/18/2019

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of sho...
10:12, 06/07/2019

Flood threat may force whole communities to abandon homes Whole communities may need to be moved as traditional defences are not enough to protect against the growing risks of flooding and coastal erosion, the Environment Agency (EA) has warned....
10:48, 05/09/2019

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coast...
01:36, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 4-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coast...
00:24, 07/12/2019

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. ...
12:48, 06/19/2019

South-central U.S. faces life-threatening flood threat through weekend Following multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms and flooding already this week, more heavy rain and thunderstorms are in store for the south-central United States into this weekend....
17:36, 05/10/2019

Heavy rains coming to renew flood threat in south-central U.S. After a stretch of generally dry weather in he south-central U.S., rounds of heavy rain, drenching thunderstorms and the threat of floods are set to return this weekend....
14:36, 06/14/2019

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

Storm Threat Rising Thursday This isn’t a slam dunk setup for severe weather but we’ll see a chance developing Thursday afternoon & evening. It’s looking like it may be in two waves, late afternoon & again mid t...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds ...
10:12, 06/05/2019

Storm far off Mexico grows into hurricane; no threat to land A storm far off Mexico’s southern coast has strengthened into the second hurricane of the eastern Pacific season, though the U.S. National Hurricane Center says Barbara is heading out into the Pacific...
01:24, 07/02/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
00:24, 07/10/2019

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher...
17:36, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher...
18:12, 07/11/2019

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes.        ...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Officials: Actions in wake of ’93 flood ease flood damage BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) — When the Mississippi River reached record levels 26 years ago, the overflowing water covered 400,000 square miles (1 million square kilometers) and caused dozens of deaths in a...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.        ...
00:12, 05/29/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
16:48, 05/16/2019

PlayStation Vue is raising prices for all of its plans Another year, another price hike for the PlayStation Vue TV-streaming service. On Monday, the company announced that it was raising the prices of all of its multi-channel plans by $5 per month. The ch...
00:24, 07/02/2019

Raising the steaks: how to have a fancy barbecue Tired of guests taking you for granted while you slave over a hot grill? Try your hand at marinated goat, deconstructed ratatouille or boozy poultryThere is a lot to be said for barbecues, including s...
09:48, 07/18/2019

Hair raising! The return of the perm The trend responsible for some of the 80s’ most ‘memorable’ barnets is back. But fear not – the modern look is less Deirdre Barlow, more a tumble of soft wavesIt is a truth universally acknowledged th...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Veterans speak out against raising the age of tobacco use to 21 Military members often joke that they, particularly the lower enlisted, are held together by caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and more alcohol. If a new bill proposed in the Senate becomes law, service mem...
01:36, 05/24/2019

Mom shares experience of raising intersex children OGDEN, Utah — When doctors said her youngest child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then doctors said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither...
23:36, 06/10/2019

Trump campaign raising big bucks from women President Trump’s early fundraising numbers show he not only has a stockpile of cash -- raising over $30 million in the first quarter -- but is doing particularly well among one donor demographic: wom...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Raising Cane’s to open third Tucson restaurant TUCSON – Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers is set to open is the third restaurant in Tucson. The Louisiana-based company will open its new location in late October at 4225 Oracle Road. Raising Cane’s pla...
01:24, 06/21/2019

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods HONG KONG – China plans to impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, the finance ministry said on Monday, after the United States escalated a bitter trade war with a tariff hike on $200...
15:00, 05/13/2019

"Record Of Raising Expectations, Not Delivering": Congress' Jibe At BJP The Congress alleged on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government had a record of raising high expectations by making tall promises but not delivering anything and the president's......
15:36, 06/20/2019

No More Deals: San Francisco Considers Raising Taxes on Tech In 2011, San Francisco cut taxes to lure tech firms. Eight years later, gaping income inequality has city officials looking for ways to get tech to pay its share....
16:36, 07/16/2019

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in t...
19:48, 06/07/2019

Pakistan arrests 6 men for raising funds for outlawed group MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan says it arrested six men accused of raising funds for an outlawed Pakistan-based group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that killed 40 Indian troops...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Assange Indicted Under Espionage Act, Raising First Amendment Issues The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces 17 counts in a superseding indictment over his role in obtaining and publishing classified documents in 2010....
02:36, 05/24/2019

Utah family struggles raising intersex child When doctors said her child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Victor. It turned out neither was right. The baby was i...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Community raising money for funeral of slain teen TUCSON-The local community gathered for a car wash on Saturday to raise money for the family of a slain Tucson teenager. The car wash, held off Irvington Road and I-10, was for 18-year-old Julian Zepe...
07:36, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Barrick set to take full control of Acacia after raising bid Barrick Gold Corp has struck a deal to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining with a higher bid than originally proposed, raising expectations Acacia's long-running tax dispute with the Tanz...
18:48, 07/19/2019

More states targeting teen vaping by raising the buying age to 21 Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in restricting the sale and use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
01:00, 07/02/2019

Top Lebanese banker warns against raising interest income tax A top Lebanese banker warned on Thursday that a proposed hike in the tax on interest income would affect capital flows to Lebanon, weaken banks' ability to play their financing role in the economy, an...
15:24, 05/02/2019

7-year-old boy is raising thousands to build Trump’s wall A 7-year-old boy from Texas has raised $22,000 to pay for the border wall — by selling $2 cups of hot chocolate, according to reports. Benton Stevens of Austin first set up shop in February outside a ...
20:36, 06/06/2019

Canada Says Money Laundering Is Raising Housing Prices Money laundering pushed house prices up roughly 5% in the Canadian province of British Columbia last year, highlighting the influence of a growing tide of dirty money on one of North America’s hottest...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Family Raising Funds For 10-Year-Old Killed In Crash STANTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The family of a 10-year-old girl killed in a crash in Powell County is raising funds for her funeral. According to deputies, the girl was in a vehicle with her friend and...
11:24, 06/21/2019

Nigeria's cattle-raising Fulani people – in pictures With over 200 million people and an emerging middle class, Nigeria is witnessing a boom in demand for meat. Most of the demand is met by pastoralists from the ethnic Fulani group, who follow time-hono...
09:36, 06/28/2019

Chipotle to consider raising prices in response to Trump tariffs Chipotle Mexican Grill is considering increasing prices after 2019 costs are predicted to rise by about $15 million because of tariffs proposed last week by President Trump....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Tesla is raising the price of its 'full self-driving' package by $1,000 A couple of months after Tesla started selling the "full self-driving" option again, Elon Musk warned interested customers that its price will "increase substantially over time." The first price hike ...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Tackling hair-raising inequality in salons | Brief letters Haircut equality | Danny Baker | Crematorium tunes | Pelvic floor exercisesSam Wollaston reports (Haircut equality is finally here, G2, 8 May) that his local salon is raising the price of a man’s hair...
18:36, 05/10/2019

U.S. records 33 new measles cases, raising year's total to 1,077 The United States recorded 33 new measles cases last week, bringing the number of confirmed cases this year to 1,077 in the worst outbreak of the virus since 1992, federal health officials said on Mon...
16:36, 06/24/2019

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
22:48, 07/08/2019

The Americanization of Archie: How Meghan Markle Will Mix Her Roots With Royalty When It Comes to Raising Her Son Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's wedding last year had all the royal bells and whistles, from the bride's designer dress, the A-list guest list and wall-to-wall television coverage to the......
16:12, 05/23/2019

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
03:36, 06/04/2019

Father of the Year Honoree talks challenges to raising five kids TUCSON- One of the seven fathers being recognized by the Father’s Day Council Tucson is Stuart Mellan.  Mellan is the President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona. With his wif...
03:36, 05/31/2019

Family Of Slain Whitley Co. Woman Raising Reward Money WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)- The family of the woman shot and killed at a home in Whitley County last month is turning to the public for help in finding her alleged killer. Police have been following...
18:36, 06/14/2019

SoftBank Faces Challenges Raising Latest $100 Billion Fund SoftBank’s bid to raise a second mega fund has met with a chilly reception from some of the world’s biggest money managers, signaling that a crucial initiative for the firm faces significant hurdles....
18:24, 06/02/2019

Netflix reports drop in U.S. subscribers, its first ever, raising concern about its future Netflix reported subscriber numbers far lower than even its own estimates for the second quarter, causing a Wall Street sell-off and fears the streaming service's dominance could be weakening....
01:12, 07/18/2019

Roy Moore Raising Money Off Comparing Himself to Kavanaugh, Which Is a Real Choice Former Alabama Chief Justice and failed Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is sussing out his chances for another possible Senate run, and his strategy for garnering support from Alabamans just got...
12:12, 05/02/2019

Southern Arizona family raising awareness for domestic violence TUCSON —  A Southern Arizona mother is grieving the loss of her daughter who was shot and killed just a few weeks ago. On Saturday, the family of 25-year-old Marilynn Pacheco held a car wash nea...
08:12, 07/14/2019

Georgia agency raising Jekyll Island parking fees by $2 JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The agency that manages Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is raising parking fees at the state park by $2. That means beginning July 1 it will cost $8 to drive a vehicle ont...
21:24, 06/23/2019

Some Surge, Others Sputter: 5 Lessons From the Democratic Fund-Raising Reports Second-quarter totals show a lower tier of candidates burning through cash trying to stay viable, while the leaders banked millions. Elizabeth Warren now has more than 300 people on her payroll....
18:00, 07/16/2019

After 25 years, Kyle Petty is still riding across the country, raising millions The anniversary edition of the Kyle Petty Charity Ride will trek 3,700 miles on motorcycles from Seattle to Key West, Florida, still raising money for his family's 84-acre camp for children with serio...
23:12, 05/02/2019

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

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

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, ...
08:48, 07/11/2019

‘There’s Poison in the Sea’: An Oil Spill Fouls a Tropical Eden On Rennell, an impoverished Pacific island, mining had already scarred the land. Now an oil spill has polluted the water and threatens a World Heritage site....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Early tropical disturbance heads to Florida The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another month, but a tropical disturbance off Florida is threatening to get things kicked off early this year....
00:24, 05/02/2019

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
17:24, 05/27/2019

UK PM May: Keep talking to businesses as Brexit nears Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday told her top ministers to keep engaging with businesses over Brexit, and that firms expect her successor to keep up infrastructure investment and...
14:36, 07/16/2019

Biden unveils climate plan, raising corporate taxes to pay for investment Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that included reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts to help fund investment needed to achieve 100% clea...
14:00, 06/04/2019

Mom allegedly shot dead by 9-year-old son feared she was ‘raising the next serial killer’ A Michigan mom allegedly shot dead by her 9-year-old adopted son feared she was raising “the next serial killer,” her family said. Pauline Randol, 51, was shot dead in her Fawn River Towns...
19:24, 05/09/2019

In Hair-Raising Stunt, Siblings Walk On Wire 25 Stories Over New York Siblings from a famed circus family - the Flying Wallendas - walked a wire strung 25 stories over New York's Times Square Sunday, in a hair-raising balancing act performed across five city blocks....
07:48, 06/24/2019

Japan's SoftBank is reportedly grappling with raising money for its latest fund Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group has reportedly hit a roadblock in its quest to raise money for its latest fund, according to the Wall Street Journal....
07:24, 06/03/2019

House Committee to Issue Blitz of Subpoenas, Raising Heat on Trump The House Judiciary on Thursday will vote to issue a blitz of subpoenas targeting the biggest names in the investigation on whether President Trump obstructed justice....
18:00, 07/09/2019

An eyebrow-raising $10,000 bet was placed on the Lakers just minutes before the team traded for Anthony Davis AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman The Los Angeles Lakers started the NBA offseason with a bang on Saturday, trading for Anthony Davis. Just minutes before news of the trade broke, somebody placed a $10,000 wage...
01:24, 06/18/2019

After Raising $120,000 On Kickstarter, Cult Classic Charles Barkley RPG Sequel Has Fallen Apart Over the weekend, the Kickstarter for Barkley 2, the sequel to the 2008 cult classic RPG spoof Barkley Shut Up and Jam: Gaiden, got its first backer update in nearly two years. It’s not good news. Acc...
04:12, 06/04/2019

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national sec...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Baby Falls From Second Floor, Caught By Teenager In Hair-Raising Video Chilling CCTV footage has captured the moment a two-year-old girl fell from her second floor family apartment and was caught by a teenager standing below....
08:12, 06/27/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Banking Committee, is ru...
07:00, 07/11/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyongyang's firing of multiple projectiles into the E...
08:36, 05/07/2019

Trump Campaign Denounces ‘Dishonest’ Fund-Raising That Uses President’s Name and Picture Several people close to Mr. Trump said the statement was aimed at a group run by David Bossie, one of his earliest political advisers and the deputy campaign manager of his 2016 campaign....
02:48, 05/08/2019

EnSilo is raising a series B to monitor and remediate cyber threats (Updated) EnSilo's security platform enables IT teams to proactively respond to cyber threats and conduct detailed analyses of ongoing and past intrusions.Read More...
00:24, 06/05/2019

DHFL Tanks After Downgrades, Raising Worries About Shadow Banking Sector Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd or DHFL shares fell more than 18 per cent on Thursday, a day after credit ratings agencies ICRA and Crisil downgraded its commercial papers. The downgrade of......
14:12, 06/06/2019

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
11:00, 05/06/2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of a higher minimum wage....
22:12, 07/08/2019

In Gulf of Oman, Tankers Are Struck Again, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict Suspected attacks forced the crews of two tankers to abandon ship, near where four tankers were damaged last month. It was not clear who was involved....
17:24, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo says shareholder Klein mulling raising stake - filing Michel Klein, whose family is one of Via Varejo SA's largest shareholders, with a 25.2% stake, is considering hiring a financial advisor to buy more listed shares in the company, according to a securi...
15:36, 05/15/2019

Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict At least two tankers have been hit near where four tankers were damaged last month, according the Iranian news media and a shipping industry official....
10:00, 06/13/2019

Shunned Congolese refugee on raising a son born out of rape: the baby had a right to live For the scores of Congolese women who have raped, the trauma and banishment only deepens if they conceived a child from the attack. But some brave voices are speaking out in the hopes of drawing aware...
18:24, 07/01/2019

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

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

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

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars took a......
23:12, 06/20/2019

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Where humans have the money, we sometimes build storm defenses like seawalls to p...
01:48, 06/05/2019

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holiday. Construction worker Chris Lodge, 44, and busine...
23:48, 06/20/2019

2 killed as Tropical Cyclone Fani hits India The strongest storm to hit India in 20 years made landfall Friday, killing two people and lashing the country's eastern coast with ferocious winds and torrential downpours....
10:48, 05/03/2019

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third sai...
04:48, 07/17/2019

SCOTUS major decisions to come as term nears end The Supreme Court is nearing the end of its term with some major decisions yet to come. Associated Press reporter Mark Sherman explains "there are three major cases yet to be resolved by the court, pr...
00:48, 06/18/2019

FCA nears investment grade after Moody's upgrade S&P Global Ratings raised FCA's rating to a similar level in February. Fitch, another credit rating service, upgraded FCA to investment grade in November....
08:12, 05/17/2019

ECB's Draghi Grows Bolder as His Tenure Nears End Mario Draghi is teeing up some of the boldest policy moves of his eight-year term as European Central Bank president only four months before he steps down, potentially binding the hands of his success...
18:24, 06/30/2019

CVC Nears Deal to Buy Packaging Unit From Bosch German engineering group Robert Bosch is in advanced talks to sell its packaging-technology division to global buyout firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal that could value the business at up to $959 mi...
15:36, 07/04/2019

Oil rises more than 1% after U.S. stockpile drop; Brent nears $65 Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupp...
03:36, 07/10/2019

25 years later, Soul Asylum’s “Runaway Train” is still raising awareness for missing children Soul Asylum’s breakthrough 1993 hit “Runway Train” won the Grammy for Best Rock Song and peaked at number five at the Billboard Hot 100. Fueling the song’s popularity was its Tony Kaye-directed video,...
21:36, 05/24/2019

Blockchain startups RepuX and JoyToken pull exit scam after raising $8M in ICOs Even thought it’s 2019, initial coin offering (ICO) exit scams are still being uncovered. The latest to surface has seemingly conned over $8 million from would-be investors. It appears that blockchain...
21:48, 05/16/2019

Blue Mountains wilderness would be 'permanently' changed by raising dam wall, leak reveals Draft report says Warragamba dam changes would affect Aboriginal historical sitesA leaked draft report has predicted world heritage areas of the Blue Mountains would be “permanently” changed by a cont...
13:00, 06/13/2019

GoFundMe page raising money for woman who allegedly spat on Eric Trump A GoFundMe page says it is raising money for the restaurant employee who allegedly spat on Eric Trump Tuesday night. It was reported that the president’s son was confronted by a female server at...
18:36, 06/27/2019

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washing...
02:00, 07/12/2019

From California to New York, states are raising minimum wages in 2019 for 17 million workers Workers in as many as 22 states, including California and New York, plus the District of Columbia will get higher minimum wages next year.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

A fast-growing web of Amazon-owned doorbell cameras is raising privacy fears Critics complain police partnerships with the doorbell camera company Ring is turning neighborhoods into places of constant surveillance.        ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Mineworkers fear 'reprisals' for raising safety concerns amid spike in deaths Union worries about ‘reporting culture’ at Queensland mines, where most workers are now employed as casualsContract and casual mineworkers in Queensland are fearful of “retribution” if they complain a...
01:48, 07/10/2019

India faces weak monsoon rains, raising fears for crops, economy India's monsoon rains were below average for the fourth straight week, with rainfall scanty over central and western parts of the country in the week ended on Wednesday, raising concerns about major c...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Tennessee mothers discuss raising LGBT kids in a state set to 'legalize hate' Republican lawmakers have introduced six anti-LGBT bills, which the Tennessee Equality Project has dubbed the Slate of HateAfter a round at the salad bar at Ruby Tuesdays, the moms gather in a booth a...
10:48, 05/27/2019

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, rais...
10:36, 07/18/2019

Petition calls for New Jersey town to cancel LGBTQ pride flag raising A planned flying of the rainbow flag, a symbol of LGBTQ pride, is being met with controversy in Rutherford, New Jersey.        ...
19:24, 05/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United S...
23:48, 06/03/2019

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. City leaders are in constant commun...
09:24, 07/10/2019

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
17:48, 05/26/2019

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Ship with 42 migrants defies ban and nears Italian port A German humanitarian ship carrying 42 migrants rescued off Libya two weeks ago is in Italian waters within sight of Lampedusa island in defiance of a ban by the country’s hard-line interior minister...
19:48, 06/26/2019

New BMW M8 Competition: 616bhp super-coupe nears production 4.4-litre V8-powered M8 Coupé charges up the Goodwood hillclimb before deliveries begin in October The new four-wheel-drive BMW M8 Coupé is the most powerful and fastest two-door model yet sold by th...
21:36, 07/04/2019

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a c...
15:12, 07/07/2019

Caesars Nears Deal to Combine With Eldorado Resorts Caesars Entertainment Corp. is nearing a deal to combine with rival casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc., according to people familiar with the matter....
09:48, 06/07/2019

‘Avengers Endgame’ nears global record with over $2 billion LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Avengers: Endgame” has crossed the $2 billion mark at the global box office in record time and is leaving newcomers in its dust. The Walt Disney Co. estimates Sunday th...
21:36, 05/05/2019

On Baseball: C.C. Sabathia Nears 3,000 Strikeouts in a Triumph of Reinvention As dominant as Sabathia was early in his career, he has piled up statistics worthy of the Hall of Fame by finding a different gear well into his 30s....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Nintendo Switch Online nears 10 million users Nintendo Switch Online has nearly reached 10 million users, according to a financial statement released by the company on Friday, April 26. That's a fairly substantial amount considering the...
19:48, 04/28/2019

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab t...
18:12, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Beverly Hills nears ban on most tobacco sales BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Beverly Hills considering ban on most tobacco sales (all times local): 11 p.m. The Beverly Hills City Council moved a huge step closer to banning almost all ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Fed judge nears nixing $69B CVS-Aetna deal: sources A federal judge appears to be nearing a surprise move to block CVS’ $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, according to sources close to the health-industry giants. US District Richard Leon — who warned la...
04:36, 06/11/2019

Goldman Sachs nears deal to buy United Capital -WSJ Goldman Sachs Group Inc is nearing a deal to buy investment management firm United Capital Financial Partners Inc for several hundred million dollars, the Wall Street Journal reported https://www.wsj....
02:48, 05/11/2019

Measles nears record in US as the disease spreads in New York The CDC confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, bringing the total for the year to 626 cases. In 2010, the worst year on record since measles was said to be eradicated in the U.S., the CDC confir...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma nears end to case in trial against drug makers NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma is close to wrapping up its case at trial against Johnson & Johnson, alleging the consumer products giant and its subsidiaries helped fuel the deadly opioid crisis. Attor...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Goldman Sachs nears deal to buy United Capital Goldman Sachs Group Inc is nearing a deal to buy boutique wealth management firm United Capital Financial Partners Inc for several hundred million dollars, a source told Reuters....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Colfax nears deal to sell air and gas unit to KPS -sources Welding and valves manufacturer Colfax Corp is nearing a deal to sell its air and gas handling division to private equity firm KPS Capital Partners for more than $1.8 billion, people familiar with the...
02:48, 05/13/2019

A Pennsylvania mayor calls off an LGBTQ flag-raising at City Hall just minutes before the event The rainbow flag that is the symbol of the LGBTQ community was set to be raised at Reading, Pennsylvania, City Hall to kick off the city's weeklong Pride celebration. But the mayor called things off j...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Three Muslim Amazon Workers Allege They Were Unfairly Punished for Raising Workplace Discrimination Concerns Workers for one of Amazon’s Minnesota warehouses filed a federal complaint on Wednesday that alleged workplace religious discrimination as well as retaliation for rallying around a protest effort at t...
06:12, 05/09/2019

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.   ...
19:24, 06/08/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
23:00, 05/07/2019

Debt-Limit Deadline Accelerates, Research Group Finds, Raising Pressure on Congress The U.S. government could exhaust its ability to pay its bills in the first half of September, according to a new estimate, creating pressure on Congress to suspend or raise the federal debt ceiling s...
03:24, 07/09/2019

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-east of New Orleans, Louisiana...
20:00, 07/11/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip to Punta Cana. Briana took to Instagram......
00:24, 05/25/2019

Tropical cyclone may develop in Atlantic this week southwest of Bermuda, forecasters say The official start of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season may be more than a week away, but a system may develop out at sea as soon as Monday, according to forecasters....
19:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
21:00, 07/08/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expec...
15:36, 05/03/2019

Tesla forecasts turn bearish on Wall Street as Q2 nears end Worries about demand for Tesla's vehicles have dominated investor sentiment this year, and the shares have fallen nearly 34 percent so far in 2019....
22:48, 06/20/2019

NC Senate vote means showdown nears on immigration bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Republican-controlled General Assembly is heading for a showdown with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper as legislators near final passage of a bill that would strong-arm several Nort...
03:36, 06/25/2019

The Latest: North Macedonia voter turnout nears threshold The Latest on the runoff presidential election in North Macedonia (all times local): 7:05 p.m. Election officials in North Macedonia say voter turnout in the runoff presidential election is close to t...
21:24, 05/05/2019

US-Mexico talks to resume Thursday as tariff deadline nears The countries failed to reach an agreement Wednesday to stave off Trump’s threatened tariffs on all Mexican goodsMexican officials left the White House on Wednesday without a deal to stave off Donald ...
08:12, 06/06/2019

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

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robo...
08:00, 05/26/2019

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
20:00, 06/19/2019

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer...
19:24, 05/14/2019

Southeast side road improvement project nears completion TUCSON – Drivers who commute from the Rita Ranch area have another change headed their way. They have not been able to use a stretch of Valencia Road for a few months but starting at 9 a.m. on T...
14:36, 06/11/2019

‘Jeopardy’ champ James Holzhauer nears Ken Jennings’ record LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy” winning streak is still going and he may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings’ record earnings in the next month. Holzhauer on Mo...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Trian Nears Settlement With Legg Mason, Could Get Up to Four Board Seats Money manager Legg Mason is nearing a settlement with Trian Fund Management that would give the activist hedge fund three or four seats on its board and avoid a proxy fight, according to people famili...
05:12, 05/18/2019

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
18:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. nears deal with Canada, Mexico over removing metals tariffs U.S. officials have insisted they will only lift the tariffs if Canada and Mexico accept quotas or other mechanisms that would avoid them becoming a conduit for cheap steel entering the U.S. from othe...
00:24, 05/16/2019

Mets still confident in Zack Wheeler’s trade value as return nears SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler may throw a full bullpen session as early as Sunday, possibly the final step before he is considered for activation from the injury list. The right-hander has not pitched ...
07:12, 07/21/2019

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

India plans to evacuate 800,000 as cyclone nears east coast India will use boats, buses and trains to evacuate 800,000 people along its east coast on Thursday ahead of an approaching cyclone that is forecast to make landfall within 24 hours, officials said....
07:48, 05/02/2019

WRC Rally Chile: Ogier holds Loeb at bay as Tanak nears win Citroen's Sebastien Ogier pulled off a stunning World Rally Championship stage win on Rally Chile to defend second place from Sebastien Loeb, as Ott Tanak heads for victory...
20:48, 05/12/2019

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecas...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
12:00, 05/22/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:24, 07/20/2019

Google Nears a Long-Tipped Limit on Tracking Cookies Google is set to unveil a new way to limit the use of browser-tracking cookies, a move that could strengthen the search giant’s advertising dominance and deal a blow to other digital-marketing compani...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own ...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Brazil's Petrobras nears sale of offshore oilfields -sources Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is nearing the sale of two oilfields in a process that could fetch around $1 billion and aid the state-run oil firm in its bid to reduce debt....
13:00, 05/28/2019

Retailer Amazon nears victory in rainforest battle over domain name Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, is close to winning a seven-year battle with eight Latin American countries over the .amazon internet domain....
02:12, 05/21/2019

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff deadline nears President Trump, speaking at an event in Washington, said he may hold a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who had sent him a "beautiful" letter about working closely together....
00:24, 05/10/2019

LEADING OFF: Scherzer breaks nose, Judge nears return LEADING OFF: Max Scherzer breaks nose, Yanks try to make space for Aaron Judge, MLB chides umpires union for tweet, Cubs get cautious with Kyle Hendricks       ...
09:36, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Goldman Sachs nears deal to buy United Capital Goldman Sachs Group Inc is nearing a deal to buy boutique wealth management firm United Capital Financial Partners Inc for several hundred million dollars, a source told Reuters....
02:48, 05/11/2019

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

‘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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
20:24, 07/09/2019

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico later this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
17:48, 07/08/2019

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
17:24, 07/08/2019

Tropical Cyclone Idai affects 1.5 million across Mozambique and Malawi, as UN ramps up response A major aid operation is under way in Mozambique and Malawi to help victims of Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has reached the densely-populated Mozambican port city of Beira, after registering maximum w...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along...
02:48, 07/14/2019

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on We...
18:12, 05/29/2019

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to g...
00:24, 05/28/2019

Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will ...
04:00, 06/19/2019

Avon shares jump as Brazil's Natura nears an all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
17:12, 05/22/2019

Game of Thrones petition to remake series nears half a million Disgruntled Game of Thrones fans have been signing a petition in their hundreds of thousands to try to persuade producers to remake the final series....
21:36, 05/16/2019

Administration Nears Plan to Return Fannie, Freddie to Private Ownership Trump administration officials are finalizing a plan to put mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on a sounder financial footing, then return them to private-shareholder ownership....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a ...
10:12, 05/16/2019

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tian...
11:36, 05/31/2019

Frustration over South African racial disparities builds as poll nears After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government....
18:12, 05/02/2019

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

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing peo...
02:48, 07/20/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring...
14:36, 07/18/2019

Man guilty in Charlottesville attack seeks mercy as life sentence nears The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge f...
05:36, 06/23/2019

As Cyclone Fani Nears, Andhra Pradesh Assures Help To Neighbouring Odisha As cyclone Fani is expected to hit Puri in Odisha, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday reviewed the preparedness of the official machinery in northern coastal areas of......
16:24, 05/02/2019

Gardner Denver Nears Deal to Merge With Ingersoll-Rand Division Gardner Denver is nearing a deal to merge with a division of Ingersoll-Rand, in a combination that would create the world’s second-largest manufacturer of industrial pumps and compressors....
03:12, 04/29/2019

Goldman Sachs Nears Deal for Investment Manager United Capital Goldman Sachs is nearing a deal to acquire investment management firm United Capital Financial Partners, expanding its push into managing assets for individuals....
07:24, 05/11/2019

SpaceX nears completion of Dragon investigation, has a “good path forward” Enlarge / A 2018 view of the clean room where the spacecraft for the first crewed Dragon mission was nearing completion. It will now be used for an In-Flight Abort test instead. (credit: Eric Berger) ...
06:12, 07/16/2019

Steve Bruce nears Newcastle move after quitting Sheffield Wednesday • 58-year-old believed to be close to replacing Benítez• Joselu joins Alavés in deal worth around £2.5mSteve Bruce has resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager, clearing one of the hurdles before being...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Team Flash settles its family differences as the Cicada saga nears its end The curtain comes down on the Cicada saga next week, so “The Girl With The Red Lightning” is tasked with moving all the pieces into place for the grand finale. The episode is better at delivering emot...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an upda...
18:12, 06/13/2019

South Africans frustrated over continued racial disparities as vote nears BETHLEHEM, South Africa – After a decade of living in a tiny corrugated iron shack, Nyani Moloi was ecstatic when she was handed the keys to a two-bedroom brick house built by the government. Bu...
02:36, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Six years on, David Moyes’ contract at Manchester United finally nears its end It sums up recent Old Trafford troubles and the perilous nature of management that Moyes was so swiftly moved onIn the parallel universe of where Manchester United imagined they would be six years ago...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
17:36, 07/02/2019

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including d...
13:12, 07/18/2019

El Chapo Sentencing: An Epic Criminal Career Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Teaching the Bible in Public Schools Is On the Rise Across the Nation, Raising Alarm About Preserving the Separation of Church and State An increasing number of states across the U.S., buoyed by a January post by tweeter in chief Donald Trump, are adding Bible study to public school curricula in a move critics see as an attack on the s...
05:24, 05/15/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
01:12, 07/11/2019

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop star and her mom Lynne......
04:36, 06/23/2019

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tro...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
03:48, 07/08/2019

Flights Cancelled, Airlines Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Nears Coast Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said all authorities concerned have been alerted so that they are ready to deal with cyclone Fani and all airlines have been requested to offer......
16:24, 05/02/2019

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
11:12, 05/29/2019

France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata: CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to boost its life sciences unit, CNBC reported on Tuesda...
01:36, 06/12/2019

Google Nears a Long-Tipped Limit on Tracking 'Cookies,' Hamstringing Rivals Google is set to unveil a new way to limit the use of browser-tracking cookies, a move that could strengthen the search giant’s advertising dominance and deal a blow to other digital-marketing compani...
18:00, 05/06/2019

French, Iranian presidents try to salvage nuclear deal as Sunday deadline nears Iran could start enriching additional uranium in defiance of the 2015 nuclear deal on Sunday if European Union countries don't ease sanctions on Tehran....
03:12, 07/07/2019

France's Dassault nears deal to buy health software maker Medidata - CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the m...
00:48, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Avon shares jump as Brazil's Natura nears all-stock deal Avon Products Inc jumped nearly 12 percent on Wednesday as Brazilian cosmetic maker Natura Cosmeticos SA moved closer to acquiring the U.S. company via an all-stock deal that would unite two of Brazil...
17:36, 05/22/2019