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Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum

Tuvalu PM says no amount of funding makes up for Australia’s failure to cut emissions The scene has been set for tense discussions in Tuvalu as Scott Morrison arrives on ...

Australia's coal use sharpens Pacific tension as Scott Morrison arrives for forum

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Fiji PM accuses Scott Morrison of ‘insulting’ and alienating Pacific leaders Exclusive: Frank Bainimarama says Australian leader is pushing nations towards ChinaScott Morrison has been accused of causing an extraordinary rift between Australia and Pacific countries by the prim...
07:36, 08/17/2019

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

Scott Morrison's betrayal of the Pacific was immoral – and completely unnecessary | Nicky Ison Australia’s regional and global influence will not grow unless we are fair dinkum about acting on climate changeAs the Pacific Islands Forum comes to an end, Australia has yet again been shamed on a g...
16:00, 08/16/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate em...
10:24, 06/25/2019

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to beg...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Coal industry urges re-elected Morrison government to build new coal plants The Coal Council calls on Labor to reverse many of its climate policies after strong election swings against itThe coal industry has begun lobbying the re-elected Morrison government to support hardli...
09:00, 05/20/2019

Australian Prime Minister set to woo Pacific leaders at annual forum Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Wednesday arrive in Tuvalu, a tiny Pacific Island, to start wooing a region that Canberra fears is edging closer to China....
03:00, 08/14/2019

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Austral...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport t...
11:01, 08/11/2019

Australian PM Scott Morrison Congratulates PM Modi After His Election Win Australian Prime Scott Morrison called up his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to congratulate him on winning the Lok Sabha elections and sought to boost bilateral ties, according to an official......
12:24, 05/24/2019

On Video, Australia PM Scott Morrison Egged While Campaigning Australia's election became a little more raucous on Tuesday when a protestor tried -- but failed -- to crack an egg on Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head....
10:12, 05/07/2019

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese offic...
11:36, 08/17/2019

Australia's Scott Morrison Tweets Selfie With PM Modi - And A Compliment Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison tweeted a selfie that he took with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G20 Summit in Osaka in Japan this morning. The first day of the Summit on Friday was......
05:48, 06/29/2019

A quarter of Pacific islanders live below ‘basic needs poverty lines’, top UN development forum hears While progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been made over the past four years, some vulnerable island States are losing momentum in the race to 2030, according to discussions at th...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison Set to Form Majority Government (SYDNEY) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia’s weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition...
09:12, 05/20/2019

A Protester Threw an Egg at Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s Head (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia’s prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week. The ...
10:48, 05/07/2019

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election'...
11:00, 05/20/2019

In coal we trust: Australia's voters back PM Morrison's faith in fossil fuel Australia's re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, "This is coal - don't be afraid!" His surprise win in what some dubbed the 'climate election'...
12:12, 05/19/2019

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

Scott Morrison condemns call to 'shove sock down throat' of Jacinda Ardern Australia PM says radio host Alan Jones ‘way out of line’ for comments about New Zealand leaderScott Morrison has said the radio presenter Alan Jones was “way out of line” for saying the Australian pr...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Alan Jones says Scott Morrison should 'shove a sock down the throat' of Jacinda Ardern Radio presenter accuses New Zealand PM of ‘preaching’ on global warming at the Pacific Islands ForumThe radio presenter Alan Jones has said Scott Morrison should “shove a sock down the throat” of New ...
07:00, 08/15/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to PM Scott Morrison Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country’s general election. Shorten made the announcement to supporters of his opposition Labor pa...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Scott Morrison to push premiers to improve 'appalling' record on plastic recycling PM will also seek support for Coalition’s deregulation program, along with vocational education reformsScott Morrison will seek agreement from the states to take more action on plastic recycling when ...
22:48, 08/07/2019

Scott Morrison claims animal testing bill is 'action' on extinction crisis PM’s claim after landmark UN report turns out to be a law that restricts testing of make-up on animals Scott Morrison has identified a bill that restricts testing make-up on animals as an example of h...
12:24, 05/09/2019

Trump to host state dinner for Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will host an official visit and state dinner in September for the prime minister of Australia, the White House announced Monday. It’s only the second...
21:12, 07/22/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest att...
17:12, 08/13/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison s...
17:12, 08/13/2019

Scott Morrison condemns Alan Jones's call to 'shove sock down throat' of Jacinda Ardern Australia PM says radio host ‘way out of line’ for comments about New Zealand leaderScott Morrison has said the radio presenter Alan Jones was “way out of line” for saying the Australian prime ministe...
00:36, 08/16/2019

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison sa...
02:24, 08/13/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a majo...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
16:00, 05/18/2019

R.I.P. Toni Morrison Toni Morrison, the globally celebrated author, essayist, and educator, has died. Per Vulture, a source from her publisher, Knopf, confirmed that she died on Monday night, though a cause of death has ...
16:00, 08/06/2019

At Poverty Forum, Joe Biden Says He Can Win in the South Mr. Biden said he planned on taking North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia from President Trump in 2020. He also defended his approach to working with Republicans....
00:24, 06/18/2019

What Do Toni Morrison’s Books Mean to You? Her powerful language, memorable characters, moving dialogue and vivid descriptions have resonated with generations of readers. Share your memories with us....
20:00, 08/06/2019

Fortnite Pro-Am brings 'Showtime' back to The Forum "Showtime" returned to The Forum this weekend as Fortnite pros, along with sports and entertainment celebrities, flocked to the Fortnite Summer Block Party....
08:00, 06/19/2019

Reddit Restricts Pro-Trump Forum Because of Threats The subreddit The_Donald was “quarantined” after users posted threats of violence against police officers and politicians in Oregon, administrators said....
00:36, 06/27/2019

China says international counterterror forum a success China says it concluded a counterterrorism forum last week in Beijing that attracted representatives from the military and police forces of 31 nations, including France, Pakistan and Israel...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO on homebuilding at end of 2018: 'It was that bad' "In December, if you were to talk to anybody, ... a house was never going to be sold in the U.S. again. It was that bad," Taylor Morrison's CEO said....
22:12, 05/16/2019

Toni Morrison Was Writing a New Novel When She Died Toni Morrison, who died Monday at the age of 88, was working on a new novel at the time of her death, her publisher confirmed. There are no other details available at this time, including whether the ...
13:36, 08/07/2019

Jennifer Morrison Joins This Is Us Season 4 Once upon a time, This Is Us got a brand new cast member. E! News can confirm that Jennifer Morrison is joining This Is Us season four in a recurring guest star role, about which, of......
05:24, 06/19/2019

UK says it does not want to increase tension with Iran Britain is not seeking to escalate the situation with Iran, foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday, as tensions continue between London and Tehran over a seized Iranian tanker and the passage of ...
15:36, 07/12/2019

Owner of forum used by white supremacists summoned to Congress The owner of an online message board used by far-right extremists and white supremacists has been summoned to testify to the US Congress after the forum was linked to a mass shooting in Texas....
14:00, 08/07/2019

U.S. boycotts U.N. arms forum as Venezuela takes chair The United States walked out of the Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday to protest against Venezuela assuming the rotating presidency of the U.N.-sponsored forum - as it did a year ago when Syria too...
19:00, 05/28/2019

Bucks fans believe drinks were spiked outside Fiserv Forum MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks say they are investigating a report by people who believe their drinks were spiked during a party outside the NBA team’s arena. WISN-TV reports that a handful of ...
23:12, 05/12/2019

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
14:24, 08/05/2019

Where's Security? Man Grabs Sen. Kamala Harris' Microphone at Forum A protester interrupted Senator Kamala Harris’ speech on Saturday, snatching the microphone from the presidential candidate and beginning his rant before being escorted from the stage....
18:48, 06/02/2019

8chan Message Forum Goes Offline After El Paso Shooting 8chan, which posted several alleged mass shooters’ manifestos—including one linked to the person detained in the killing of 20 people in El Paso, Texas—went dark after a technology provider pulled its...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel laureate Toni Morrison was a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Ravel Morrison signs for Sheffield United "Ravel Morrison has joined Sheffield United on a one-year deal with the option for an extension after the 26-year-old impressed during a trial period."...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Homebuilding came to a halt at end of 2018: Taylor Morrison CEO CNBC's Diana Olick sat down with Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison CEO, at CNBC's Capital Exchange event to discuss the current state of the homebuilding industry....
04:24, 05/17/2019

Morrison names 1st indigenous Australian in Cabinet CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison has named his Cabinet that includes the first indigenous Australian. Morrison named Ken Wyatt as the indigenous aff...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Morrison thanks Australians for surprise election victory Prime Minister Scott Morrison has thanked "all Australians" for returning his conservative coalition to power in a shock general election result, and has vowed to get straight back to work....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dies at 88 American author Toni Morrison, the first black woman of any nationality to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday....
20:00, 08/06/2019

Toni Morrison remembered: ‘Her irreverence was godly’ The Nobel prize-winning novelist, arguably the greatest American writer of her time, has died at the age of 88. Here, leading contemporaries pay tribute to her• Toni Morrison remembered by French nove...
12:24, 08/11/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand w...
15:48, 05/18/2019

Some Hedge Against Renewed Trade Tension An Australian dollar short and bearish put options on a China stock ETF are among strategies protecting against a potentially disappointing meeting between President Trump and China’s Xi Jinping....
12:48, 06/28/2019

Trump insists there is ‘no racial tension’ in the US President Trump on Monday insisted there was “no racial tension” in the US, just hours after he continued his attacks on four radical freshman Democratic congresswomen — calling them “very Racist” and...
03:00, 07/23/2019

China says US ‘further aggravated’ tension on Iran BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. has “further aggravated” tensions over the Iran nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China appreciated Iran’s ...
13:12, 05/08/2019

At N.A.A.C.P. Forum, 2020 Democrats Say Trump Harms Black Communities The candidates argued that the president is a bigot and outlined their plans to uplift black people at the civil rights group’s convention in Detroit....
00:48, 07/25/2019

Eastern Kentucky University president to serve on NCAA forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen...
11:00, 06/06/2019

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State De...
18:00, 05/28/2019

At Latino Forum, Democratic Candidates Channel Anxiety Over Immigration The event, hosted by Lulac, played out amid fights over adding a citizenship question to the census, the crisis at the border and planned raids on immigrant families....
08:00, 07/12/2019

Democratic candidates rally Latinos vs. Trump in Miami forum MIAMI (AP) — At a forum on Latino issues, eight Democratic candidates for president attacked Trump administration policies that led to the separation of families and detention of children. The Nationa...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Berlin’s Troubled Humboldt Forum Pushes Back Opening The high-profile museum project in the German capital has aroused controversy over its treatment of colonial-era objects. Now technical problems have delayed its premiere....
15:36, 06/13/2019

Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Traditional knowledge is at the core of indigenous identity, culture and heritage around the world, the chair of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said at the annual event’s open...
18:48, 04/28/2019

South Carolina forum pushes abortion into 2020 spotlight COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nearly every Democratic presidential candidate is addressing a Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum. It’s the campaign season’s first such event focused on abortion, ...
16:48, 06/22/2019

U.S., Bahrain to Host Economic Forum in Mideast Peace Push The Trump administration is inviting government officials and business leaders from the Middle East and Europe to Bahrain next month to discuss economic aspects of its plan for peace between Israel an...
04:00, 05/20/2019

‘Evil’ suicide forum encouraged woman to kill herself, relatives say A young Pennsylvania woman with severe depression and anxiety killed herself after allegedly getting detailed instructions on a site that bills itself as a “pro-choice” suicide forum. Shawn Shatto, 25...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election ...
23:48, 06/24/2019

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 U.S. author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel "Beloved" about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize i...
18:48, 08/06/2019

Toni Morrison, Unseen And Unsung: A Brief Oral history As a new documentary from Timothy Greenfield-Sanders reveals, the Nobel Prize–winning author has also been a teacher, an editor and a cherished friend and mentor to other writers. Here, WSJ. talks to ...
16:24, 06/25/2019

Where to Start If You Haven’t Read Enough of Toni Morrison’s Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison died Monday night at 88. Powerfully interrogating some of the most pressing issues in American society, Morrison’s books cover themes including the ps...
13:36, 08/07/2019

The strength of compassion: Toni Morrison dies, aged 88 She was the first African-American writer to win a Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993. She also won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988, for her novel "Beloved" and was awarded the Presidential Med...
17:12, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Trump congratulates Morrison, reaffirms alliance President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia to congratulate him on his conservative coalition’s surprise election victory...
05:48, 05/19/2019

‘We always knew she was on our side’: Bernardine Evaristo on Toni Morrison The Nobel prize-winner inspired a generation of young black writers – and her legacy will live on through them, writes the Booker nominated authorAn essay by Toni Morrison: ‘I wanted to carve out a wo...
21:24, 08/10/2019

Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy Manchester's Marcus Morrison knocks out Emanuele Blandamura at the Stadio Nicola Pietrangeli in Rome The post Marcus Morrison scores stunning upset win in Italy appeared first on Boxing News....
21:36, 07/12/2019

'Now her words are needed most': readers remember Toni Morrison Readers pay tribute to the acclaimed author who has died at the age of 88‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: leading writers on the great American authorWhat an incredible force for goodness ...
21:12, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison was a ‘literary mother’ to countless writers Visitors view a portrait of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, painted by the artist Robert McCurdy, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Morrison, a pioneer and reigning ...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison, a Writer of Many Gifts Who Bent Language to Her Will Readers could sense in Morrison’s fiction the influences of Ralph Ellison, the Bible and William Faulkner, among others, but her idiosyncratic music was her own....
09:36, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison's powerful words on racism - video Toni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fiction for more than five decades, has died aged 88. The novelist was the first African American woman to win the Nobel prize for lite...
00:48, 08/07/2019

North Korea says U.S. is inciting military tension North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of "inciting military tension" by holding joint exercises with South Korea and said Pyongyang would take measures to defend itself....
13:36, 08/06/2019

Why US-Iran tension won’t spoil summer jaunts If you don’t think the oil and gasoline industry has changed dramatically, consider this. Tensions in the Middle East have risen sharply in recent months to a point where the US and Iran are continual...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut Oil soared more than 5% higher on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation between Tehran and Washington....
19:12, 06/20/2019

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from lea...
21:36, 05/01/2019

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in i...
11:00, 06/11/2019

Tension flares between Roma, extremists in Hungary Several hundred radical nationalists, including hard-line extremists, protested in a small town in eastern Hungary on Tuesday against what they call “Roma crime”....
05:24, 05/22/2019

Xinjiang vice-governor defends centers for Uighurs at U.N. rights forum The vice-governor of China's Xinjiang region responded to international condemnation of state-run detention camps on Tuesday by saying they were vocational centers which had helped "save" people from ...
14:36, 06/25/2019

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
06:48, 08/11/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions...
17:24, 06/21/2019

"Not The Forum To Discuss": Rahul Gandhi Rejects Party Appeal To Stay On Congress's Rahul Gandhi reiterated his decision to quit the party chief's post, rejecting yet another appeal by the lawmakers to stay on. "This is the not the forum to discuss the issue," he told the....
12:12, 06/26/2019

8chan Owner Defends Speech Forum in Wake of El Paso Shooting The owner of online forum 8chan defended his company against the internet-services provider that effectively took it offline and against attempts to silence platforms of speech....
10:00, 08/07/2019

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sus...
05:24, 07/12/2019

Democratic presidential candidates seek union support at workers' forum Six Democratic presidential hopefuls declared their support for American workers and a $15 federal minimum wage on Saturday as they seek the backing of labor unions in their battle to become the candi...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Hackers turn tables on account hijackers by stealing forum data Online account hijackers received a taste of ironic punishment this week. KrebsOnSecurity has learned that hackers stole the database from the popular hijacker forum OGusers on May 12th, obtaining em...
02:48, 05/20/2019

World must avoid a new Cold War, UN chief tells economic forum in Russia In a world where international relations have become "more chaotic," world leaders must avoid a new Cold War, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told delegates attending the International Economic ...
22:12, 06/06/2019

UN-backed intercultural dialogue forum urged to keep working to ‘bridge gap between the like-minded’ As a United Nations-baked intercultural forum drew to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan, the participants agreed that the journey to a better world, fuelled by the discussions over the past two days, includ...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Founder of 8chan wishes he could 'uncreate' forum popular with white supremacists Brennan no longer has control of 8chan, which has been run by Jim Watkins, a U.S. Army veteran, out of the Philippines since 2015, but said he now feels that he must speak out about what it has become...
03:36, 08/07/2019

Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and E...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Opening of Berlin's ambitious Humboldt Forum museum project delayed Housed in Berlin's reconstructed Prussian palace, the Humboldt Forum was planning to open exhibitions this year to mark the 250th birthday of Alexander von Humboldt. But like Berlin's new airport, eve...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Tej Pratap Yadav Announces New Forum For "Change-Makers", Launch Tomorrow Tej Pratap Yadav, the elder son of jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, is all set to launch a forum for change-makers three months after he launched a political outfit named after his parents....
10:36, 06/27/2019

El Paso Murder Spree Renews Spotlight on 8chan Online Forum The suspect in the Walmart rampage in El Paso allegedly posted a hate-filled manifesto on 8chan, the same fringe online message board used this year by the suspect in the New Zealand mosque massacre....
10:48, 08/05/2019

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2n...
05:36, 07/11/2019

Democratic candidates face off at Poor People's Campaign Forum – live Ten presidential hopefuls to square off while speculation surrounds Sarah Sanders’ replacement as White House press secretarySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.03pm BST One of the...
16:24, 06/17/2019

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats The majority of the candidates have agreed to participate in the forum, the first of the presidential primary season to focus on reproductive rights....
16:12, 06/12/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
16:48, 08/06/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dead at 88 Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison has died. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf says Morrison died Monday night at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. She was 88. “It is with profound sadness we share...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 With novels including Beloved and The Bluest Eye, the acclaimed author dramatised African American experience with fierce passionToni Morrison, who chronicled the African American experience in fictio...
16:24, 08/06/2019

Morrison: 8 Australian children of Islamic State militants to be repatriated Eight Australian children of two dead Islamic State militants have been rescued from a Syrian refugee camp and are on their way home, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Monday....
15:00, 06/24/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies The first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, Toni Morrison, has died at the age of 88. Her novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988....
17:12, 08/06/2019

Unapologetically black: the vision of Toni Morrison | Valerie Babb Morrison reshaped our literature, making it more reflective of the nation that generated itMost bios begin, “Toni Morrison was an American writer”, and indeed the nation should thank her for a body of...
00:48, 08/09/2019

Toni Morrison was our greatest writer, and her stories about race our most essential Toni Morrison wrote about the black experience in an America that didn't want to confront its racist history. And she was the greatest writer we had.        ...
00:00, 08/07/2019

‘How We Weep for Our Beloved’: Writers and Thinkers Remember Toni Morrison Generations of authors, editors and other artists and luminaries pay tribute to “the greatest chronicler of the American experience that we have ever known.”...
09:36, 08/07/2019

Reading Toni Morrison’s 1973 Summer Essay “Cooking Out” The Book Review’s Summer Reading issue is out this week; 46 years ago, Toni Morrison wrote an essay about cooking out for the 1973 Summer Reading issue....
11:24, 05/31/2019

Toni Morrison on Solidarity and the Labor of Writing Is Still Relevant Nearly 40 Years Later The death of acclaimed author, Nobel Laureate, and Pulitzer Prize winner Toni Morrison has been met with an outpouring of reflections and tributes, each highlighting her incomparable contributions to ...
09:12, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison, 'Beloved' author and Nobel laureate, dies at 88 Toni Morrison, author of seminal works of literature on the black experience such as "Beloved," "Song of Solomon" and "Sula" and the first African-American woman to win a Nobel Prize, has died, her pu...
05:36, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Australian political leaders Morrison and Shorten at a glance Australians go to the polls on Saturday to choose between extending the six-year rule of the conservative Liberal-National coalition or electing the center-left Labor party....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Oprah Shares Her Fondest Memories of the Late Toni Morrison The death of Toni Morrison feels like a gut-punch for many in the midst of a tragically heavy news cycle. Still, those who loved her have taken time to share their memories of the beloved writer who b...
20:48, 08/07/2019

World mourns the death of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters, has died at age 88...
05:12, 08/07/2019

Australian Prime Minister Morrison's coalition shockingly wins Australia's ruling coalition leader has won the election and retains power, despite pundits and opinion polls predictions that the Labor Party would defeat it....
19:48, 05/18/2019

Here are the winning stocks in Australia as Morrison takes victory at the elections Bank, property and healthcare stocks jumped, pushing Australian markets to a 11-year high. Australia's Scott Morrison and the Liberal-led conservation government are poised for a surprise win at ...
08:00, 05/20/2019

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 22: Mark Morrison 'Return of the Mack' Today is the 22nd day of June, in the year of our lord, 2019. Since the year of our Lord 1996 I’ve been preaching the same (debatably controversial) gospel: Mark Morrison’s “Return of the Mack” is one...
18:12, 06/22/2019

Paying Tribute to a 'National Treasure': How We Remember Toni Morrison If, like me, you were heartbroken upon learning of the death of literary genius Toni Morrison on Monday, it is likely because, while Morrison’s 88 years on this earth were full and duly celebrated, he...
17:36, 08/07/2019

Ali Smith: ‘Toni Morrison’s writing changes my life every time I read it’ The novelist on Muriel Spark, Katherine Mansfield and learning to read with the BeatlesThe books I am currently readingVolume 1 of a really good new collection of Katherine Mansfield’s letters, still ...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Morrison sells Australia's terrorism video streaming plan to the G20 Scott Morrison gets G20 backing to persuade online platforms to block the streaming or uploading of terrorism content, and releases an action plan for how it can be done....
05:00, 07/01/2019

Here's Bill Hader having a fanboy moment with Dateline's Keith Morrison Back in May, Bill Hader appeared on Seth Meyers’ Late Night and mentioned that he had finally gotten a chance to meet his hero: beloved Dateline host Keith Morrison—who is known for the playful, sings...
22:12, 06/02/2019

Online predators and social media platforms on Morrison's agenda The current government wants to bring online crime in-line with offline crime where offences against children are concerned, and will make social media platforms adhere to a new Online Safety Act....
10:12, 05/06/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of Americ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Germany calls for de-escalation of 'explosive' Iran-U.S. tension Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now "explosive" and could lead to military escalation, Germany's foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy....
22:00, 06/03/2019

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia' In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her country's wish to put the Soviet past behind and join th...
13:48, 07/14/2019

Wall St. pauses after trade tension-driven selloff U.S. stocks rose for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going well, offering a glimmer of hope to markets roiled by worries that a protrac...
19:00, 05/30/2019

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga sai...
15:12, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in i...
12:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday, in line with the weak stock market, as trade worries and global political tensions in places such as Hong Kong and Argentina supported safe-haven assets....
00:48, 08/13/2019

US resident released from Iran custody says it eases tension A U.S. permanent resident who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”...
20:00, 06/11/2019

METALS-Copper falls further as trade tension flares Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell on Thursday on fears of a prolonged Sino-U.S. trade dispute, despite signs of demand picking up in China and a possible supply disruption....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Tension developing in Aretha Franklin's will dispute: report A fight is emerging over whether a son of Aretha Franklin could be put in charge of the late singer's estate after a 2014 handwritten will was found under cushions in her suburban Detroit home....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Iran says it is ready for any scenario, warns of escalating UK tension Iran's envoy to Britain on Sunday urged the UK to contain "domestic political forces" which he said wanted to escalate tension between the two countries amid the capture of a British-flagged tanker in...
12:48, 07/21/2019

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero for allegedly “violating international maritime r...
19:48, 07/22/2019

The Latest: China concerned with rising tension over Kashmir China says it is “seriously concerned” about the developing situation in Kashmir, which Indian lawmakers have voted to split into two central government-controlled territories...
17:36, 08/06/2019

Wall St steadies after trade tension-driven selloff U.S. stocks inched higher for the first time this week on Thursday, as President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going well, offering a glimmer of hope to markets roiled by worries that ...
19:36, 05/30/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of t...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a crus...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Japan’s Abe heads to Iran in hopes to help ease tension TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has headed to Iran on a closely watched trip, saying he hoped to help ease tension in the Middle East. Abe told reporters Wednesday that he wants t...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Tension in Hong Kong on eve of anniversary of China handover Pro- and anti-government demonstrators rally, with mass protest planned on MondayThousands of pro-government protesters have rallied outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong as tensions rose o...
02:00, 07/01/2019

Key economic forum in Russia: New technology a ‘vector of hope’ but also ‘a source of fear’ says Guterres Technological innovation is continuing to transform the world, with the potential to propel us all towards reaching the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) said the UN Secretary-General António ...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Self-driving cars face two important challenges, says World Economic Forum executive Autonomous driving companies need to make sure the technology works and that business models can actually make money, according to World Economic Forum's Michelle Avary....
09:00, 07/01/2019

World Economic Forum launches Global AI Council to address governance gaps The World Economic Forum is creating a series of councils that create policy recommendations for use of things like AI, blockchain, and precision medicine.Read More...
13:24, 05/30/2019

Democratic Candidates Talk Black Money Matters at South Carolina Forum With more than 20 (at last count) Democrats in the running to win the party’s presidential nomination, it’s probably more important than ever to differentiate oneself, especially among black voters, o...
06:24, 06/18/2019

Now is the time to seize ‘unprecedented opportunity’ of the Sustainable Development Forum, says ECOSOC President Nations across the world now have an “unprecedented opportunity to talk to each other and learn from each other”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC), said on Tu...
21:12, 07/09/2019

Belt and Road forum: China's 'project of the century' hits tough times Raft of countries including Turkey have refused to attend latest summit amid growing concern about debt diplomacy As China fetes its Belt and Road initiative at a summit this week, Chinese officials w...
15:48, 05/01/2019

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the...
01:48, 07/20/2019

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
02:24, 06/10/2019

Governments at UN forum on development urged to close spending gaps, honour aid commitments The main UN platform following up on Member States’ actions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) continued its work Monday taking up the issue of finance, including examining ways to be...
05:00, 07/18/2019

Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should take on greater responsibility, key UN development forum hears Heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibility” to address climate change, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable D...
23:36, 08/07/2019

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (...
23:00, 07/12/2019

‘Critical moment’ for sustainable development, UN chief tells major financing forum “Uneven growth, rising debt levels, possible upticks in financial volatility, and heightened global trade tensions” are hampering progress on reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), UN chie...
18:12, 04/28/2019

US cybersecurity firm Cloudflare terminates service for online forum after El Paso shooting Cloudflare said it was ending its service to online message board 8chan after the suspected terrorist gunman in El Paso — who killed at least 20 people on Sunday — appeared to have been inspired by th...
15:12, 08/05/2019

An American great: Michiko Kakutani reflects on Toni Morrison's legacy Her historical imagination and remarkable gifts of language made Morrison one of the most influential writers of her generation‘I wanted to carve out a world both culture specific and race-free’: an e...
16:48, 08/08/2019

Toni Morrison's most notable quotes about life, race and storytelling The world is mourning Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Her unique voice lives on: read her most notable quotes.       &#...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison: farewell to America's greatest writer – we all owe her so much | Chigozie Obioma Booker nominated author Chigozie Obioma reflects on losing a ‘literary mother’ and her encouragement for generations of black and African writers to come‘Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent’: le...
13:36, 08/07/2019

‘Trying to destroy careers’: Ravel Morrison defends Berahino from Johnson criticism • Former England defender said Berahino ‘had wrong mentality’• Striker expected to join Zulte Waregem after Stoke releaseRavel Morrison has hit out at Glen Johson after the former England defender cri...
16:24, 08/08/2019

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Report: Yankees sign Logan Morrison to minor league deal The New York Yankees made a rather surprising signing on Friday morning. First baseman Logan Morrison and the New York Yankees are in agreement on a minor league deal, sources tell ESPN. He’s g...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Toni Morrison dies at age 88. The Nobel laureate transfigured American literature. Morrison, the Nobel Prize-winning novelist who conjured a black girl longing for blue eyes, a slave mother who kills her child to save her from bondage, and other indelible characters who helped trans...
16:00, 08/06/2019

Trade Tension Deals Tractor Makers a Fresh Blow U.S. farm-equipment makers already contending with a five-year downturn in the agricultural economy face new threats from the U.S. trade spat with China and higher costs for steel and components used ...
21:36, 05/27/2019

CBD Is Wildly Popular. Disputes Over Its Legality Are a Growing Source of Tension. CBD has grown so popular that you can get it at the mall in some states — but in others, the police say it’s cause for arrest. Regulation has become a chaotic patchwork....
05:48, 05/07/2019

As US-Iran Tension Simmers, Rocket Fired Near Iraq's US Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the US Embassy but causing no...
18:36, 05/20/2019

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, analysts suggested Monday....
23:36, 07/08/2019

'Portland is being watched very closely': Trump stokes tension over far right rally President links leftwing ‘antifa’ groups to terrorPatriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson surrenders to authoritiesAs Portland prepared for what may be one of the biggest political demonstrations of the US ...
17:12, 08/17/2019

Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen....
03:24, 05/20/2019

U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's alr...
22:00, 07/16/2019

After Reports Of Communal Tension, Internet Suspended In Bengal's Asansol Internet services have been suspended till July 30 in the West Bengal's Asansol after communal tensions flared in the area. In two separate incidents this week, three Muslim men were allegedly asked.....
20:36, 07/25/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the ...
22:24, 06/18/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed...
11:36, 05/16/2019

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
04:36, 05/24/2019

Japan’s PM warns ‘accidental conflict’ is possible amid U.S., Iran tension Abe’s trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate the crisis as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, an accord that the Trump administration pulled...
01:36, 06/13/2019

Dems narrow immigration bill to ease tension with centrists House Democratic leaders have backed away from a major clash with their centrist wing over immigration, agreeing to winnow down a sweeping bill that would have overhauled Trump's migrant detention pol...
19:12, 07/25/2019

Germany's Scholz seeks to calm Gulf tension: newspapers German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz has appealed for efforts to prevent an escalation of tensions in the Gulf, and said the country was working closely with France and Britain, according to an intervi...
19:00, 07/30/2019

Trump-Xi meet, Iran tension to overshadow G20 summit in Japan Concerns over trade, conflict and oil will dominate a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Japan this weekend, with attention focused on a meeting between the leaders of the United States and ...
06:12, 06/26/2019

METALS-Copper extends fall on escalating trade war tension London copper fell for the sixth straight session on Tuesday, hovering around a two-year low, as a year-long U.S.-China trade war escalated and the Chinese offshore yuan fell to an all-time low....
06:48, 08/06/2019

Turkey and Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce tension in the area, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
15:36, 05/14/2019

Turkey, Russia discuss reducing tension in Syria's Idlib Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and his Russian counterpart discussed by phone developments in Syria's Idlib province and measures to reduce tension in the area, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Iran gears up for high-stakes diplomacy amid tension with US ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As its nuclear deal with world powers unravels amid heightened tensions with the U.S., Iran will see a week of high-stakes diplomacy capped by the first visit of...
19:00, 06/09/2019

China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two countries after the arrest last year of a Hauwei execu...
03:00, 07/14/2019

Hyundai's Adamo happy to talk to Ogier about WRC tactics tension Hyundai Motorsport director Andrea Adamo is happy to talk to Sebastien Ogier about the Frenchman's allegations of 'mean tactics' at the last World Rally Championship round in Portugal...
16:36, 06/13/2019

As U.S.-Iran tension simmers, rocket fired near Iraq's U.S. Embassy A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and diplomatic missions, on Sunday night, falling near the U.S. Embassy but causing ...
11:24, 05/20/2019

Audi rejects Scheider's talk of "very high tension" in DTM team Audi motorsport boss Dieter Gass has played down a claim by double DTM champion Timo Scheider of "very high tensions" between its title-chasing drivers Nico Muller and Rene Rast...
04:00, 08/13/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul tension is good for Rockets: GM The ongoing tension between Houston Rockets stars Chris Paul and James Harden is apparently of no concern to general manager Daryl Morey. While speaking in an interview with ESPN Radio’s Golic & Wingo...
01:12, 06/18/2019

METALS-Copper lingers near 5-month low as trade tension persists Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME), on Thursday, hovered around the five-month lows hit in the previous session, as trade dispute between the United States and China showed few signs of ...
08:12, 05/30/2019

A year after a journalist’s assassination, Saudi Arabia announces media forum to ‘boost’ reputation The announcement made no mention of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination, an unsurprising omission as the kingdom has dismissed findings that its leaders were probabl...
17:24, 07/31/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2016 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 17 th Annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum in Miam...
21:24, 05/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at the Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Friday, February 10 CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse Financial Servic...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Not faith, ‘but those who manipulate the faithful’ driving wedge between religions, UN-backed forum in Baku told Following a string of hate-fuelled attacks on places of worship around the world, the High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Thursday that it was with a “heavy heart” t...
22:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Wednesday, February 8 CHICAGO, IL -- February 2, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18TH annual Credit Suisse Financial Services Fo...
20:12, 05/01/2019

At China’s Belt and Road Forum, Guterres calls for 'inclusive, sustainable and durable' development China’s international trade and economic development plan – known as the Belt and Road Initiative – could contribute to a more equitable, prosperous world, and to reversing the negative impact of clim...
18:12, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum On Tuesday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Alan Dean, Executive Vice President and Chief F...
04:00, 05/02/2019

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
04:12, 07/02/2019

CBOE Holdings to Present at Credit Suisse Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 10 CHICAGO, IL – February 6, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward Provost, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 16th Annual Credit Suisse Financia...
01:24, 05/02/2019

2020 Democrats rail against charter schools and flaunt big spending plans at education forum Democratic presidential hopefuls railed against charter schools and flaunted billion- and trillion-dollar education proposals during a Friday forum hosted by the largest union in the U.S....
22:00, 07/06/2019

Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison, One of America’s Greatest Writers, Has Died at 88 In describing the literary greatness of Toni Morrison—winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, the first awarded to an African-American woman—the Nobel Foundation said that Morrison “in novels ch...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Toni Morrison Made Words Burn and Cry: Marlon James on His Biggest Hero I don’t remember much else about the day I finished Song of Solomon. The Trinidadian novelist Elizabeth Nunez mentioned her in a manuscript-saving mission—mine being the script needing sav...
01:12, 08/10/2019

Morrison defends Sussan Ley in Farrer as backlash grows over Murray-Darling plan Prime minister praises Liberal MP and expresses caution about ripping up the basin plan Scott Morrison has swung to the defence of Liberal MP Sussan Ley, who is under pressure in the regional seat of ...
10:12, 05/07/2019

Toni Morrison Was Described as a ‘Seer’ and ‘Truth-Teller.’ Here Are Some of Her Wisest Words From the Pages of TIME Toni Morrison, the author of books including Beloved and Song of Solomon and the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize, died on Monday night at the age of 88. Morrison was best known for...
18:24, 08/06/2019

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
20:00, 06/17/2019

'Rest, Toni Morrison. You were magnificent': leading writers on the great American author After the death of the great Nobel-prizewinning author, Ben Okri, Alice Walker, Elif Shafak and others offer their personal tributesToni Morrison didn’t begin writing late, but she published much late...
00:48, 08/07/2019

Ravel Morrison signs one-year deal with Sheffield United after successful trial • Former Manchester United midfielder back in Premier League• Morrison joins after leaving Swedish side ÖstersundThe Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder, has backed Ravel Morrison “to get back to t...
16:12, 07/16/2019

“She Was Our Seer, Our Oracle, Our Liberator”: Writer Kuchenga Pays Tribute To Toni Morrison “With the passing of Toni Morrison, following the passing of Ntozake Shange, following the passing of Maya Angelou; black women writers are now in mourning for these mothers who most definitely still ...
00:24, 08/08/2019

Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer at Capital Exchange Event: "I am bullish on building" Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer joins incoming Freddie Mac CEO David Brickman, alongside CNBC's Diana Olick at the Capital Exchange, exploring the new realities of real estate. She is "bullish"...
04:24, 05/17/2019

The Week in Arts: One Ariana Grande, Two Stadiums; Toni Morrison on the Silver Screen The recording artist headlines Madison Square Garden, a play plumbs the gay experience in Uganda and the Nobel Prize-winning novelist anchors a new documentary....
08:48, 06/15/2019

Morrison pledges AU$156m to build cyber workforce and fight cybercrime if re-elected The multi-million dollar investment will be used to thwart 'organised cybercrime gangs', build a cyber workforce, and help small businesses stay protected....
02:00, 04/29/2019

Bikers Going To Ladakh Stopped From Entering Kashmir Valley Amid Tension Many bike riders decided to change their route and head towards Ladakh via Bhaderwah-Padri area of Doda district passing through the Chamba area of Himachal Pradesh....
14:00, 08/04/2019

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade dispute and global economy capped gains....
16:24, 05/27/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....
00:12, 05/28/2019

Intel says customers stockpiling chips on U.S.-China tension, hikes forecast Intel Corp forecast current-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and raised its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday, allaying concerns about a global semiconductor sales slowdown and curbs on...
03:12, 07/26/2019

Oil climbs 3% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month....
20:24, 06/18/2019

Japan's Abe warns of armed conflict amid soaring U.S.-Iran tension Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned of unintended clashes in the crisis-hit Middle East after meeting the Iranian president in Tehran on Wednesday, amid a brewing confrontation between Iran and ...
23:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was ...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Intel says customers stockpiling chips on U.S.-China tension, raises forecast Intel Corp forecast current-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and raised its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday, allaying concerns about a global semiconductor sales slowdown and curbs on...
00:24, 07/26/2019

Trump offers to help ease tension in Japan-South Korea dispute U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered to help ease tensions in the political and economic dispute between Japan and South Korea, which threatens global supplies of memory chips and smartphones...
04:12, 07/20/2019

US warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washing...
18:36, 07/25/2019

France's Macron speaks to Iran's Rouhani to try to ease Mideast tension President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday as part of a French initiative to prevent an escalation of tensions in the Middle East, Macron's office said in ...
22:24, 06/25/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds from 5-month low, but trade tension caps gains Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME), on Thursday, edged up from a five-month low, supported by better China demand and a possible supply disruption, but gains were limited as the Sino-U.S...
08:12, 05/30/2019

U.S. warship sails through strategic Taiwan Strait amid China tension The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait, which separates Taiwan from China, a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washing...
09:12, 07/25/2019

Turkey sees political tension after Erdogan's opposition wins in Istanbul The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyi...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
18:48, 06/22/2019

3 Elephants Die After Touching High-Tension Electric Wire In West Bengal Three elephants died after coming in contact with a sagging high-tension electric wire in West Bengal's Jhargram district early Wednesday, a forest department official said....
15:24, 07/10/2019

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
15:36, 07/10/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations WASHINGTON (AP) — US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations....
21:24, 05/08/2019

Schiff, the House intelligence chair, says he first learned of Russian attacks on Senate campaigns at a security forum The California Democrat recalled his surprise when a Microsoft representative said at a conference last year that three Senate campaigns had been attacked by what seemed like the same Russian governme...
23:12, 07/21/2019

‘Stay together and step up’ action to meet Global Goals, ECOSOC President tells development forum We can realize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 “if we all stay together and step up our actions”, Inga Rhonda King, President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ESOSOC...
02:24, 07/19/2019

Urgently address ‘defining challenges of our time’, to empower youth worldwide, top UN official tells forum  Young people require “skills, values, jobs and livelihoods that empower them” so they can help forge a more sustainable world, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said on Monday,...
19:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Holdings To Present At Credit Suisse 14th Annual Financial Services Forum On February 14 CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that Edward T. Tilly, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 14th Annual Fi...
08:00, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. to Present at Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum Friday, February 11 CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced that Executive Vice Chairman Edward T. Tilly will present at the Credit Suisse 2011 Financial Services Forum, M...
10:48, 05/02/2019

‘Quiet As It’s Kept’: Artist Kara Walker Creates the New Yorker’s Cover Tribute to Toni Morrison Anyone familiar with the work of Toni Morrison knew it was a force, as was the woman who wrote it. The visions Morrison rendered were both unflinching and tender, exposing the sometimes shameful truth...
22:24, 08/09/2019

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak...
21:48, 06/21/2019

‘The Most Formidable Mind of Our Times.’ Tayari Jones Honors Toni Morrison’s Work and Legacy I have never been to Lorain, Ohio, but it has been on my bucket list for 20 years at least. I’m curious about this town, population 64,000, located 120 miles north of Columbus, at the mouth of B...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Toni Morrison, Seminal Author Who Stirringly Chronicled the Black American Experience, Dies at 88 Toni Morrison, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the joys and agonies of black American life through breathtakingly vital works like Beloved, Song of Solomon and A Mercy, died on Monda...
17:12, 08/06/2019

Trade tension: Apple warns Chinese tariffs would reduce its contribution to U.S. economy In a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative, Apple said proposed Chinese tariffs would impact all the major products it sells, from iPhones to Macs.       ...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Flip or Flop Is Returning to HGTV, But What About the Tension Between Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa? They're back! Christina Anstead and Tarek El Moussa are back for a new 18-episode season of Flip or Flop on HGTV. Premiering Thursday, Aug. 1 at 9 p.m. on HGTV, the new season follows......
00:00, 06/27/2019

Iran Tension, Trade Friction to Complicate Mike Pompeo's India Visit US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrives in India Tuesday fresh from a last-minute trip to the Gulf aimed at building a global coalition against Iran to tackle a different tricky subject: trade....
08:00, 06/25/2019

China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension China will stop issuing individual travel permits for Taiwan to people in 47 mainland cities from Aug. 1, its culture and tourism ministry said on Wednesday, citing the state of ties with the self-rul...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to curb its activities abroad as tensions between Wash...
03:00, 06/17/2019

Amit Shah Meets Intelligence Chiefs Amid Tension Over J&K Troop Build-Up Union home minister Amit Shah is meeting National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, the home secretary and other officials today amid a massive security build-up in Kashmir. There have been intelligence......
14:00, 08/04/2019

| Tension in Tiananmen Square | Trump in UK: WATCH the top World news videos for today Heavy security for flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square | Donald Trump UK state visit: Day one round-up; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
07:36, 06/04/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St edges down as U.S.-Iran tension counters trade hopes Wall Street closed slightly lower on Friday as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's decision to defer a speech on China policy increased optimism on upcoming trade talks between Washington and Beijing, wh...
23:12, 06/21/2019

Taiwan and U.S. security officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have met to deepen cooperation, the government in Taipei said, the first such meeting in four decades that came amid tense relation...
09:36, 05/27/2019

Iran tanker seizure shows oil price has become a 'broken barometer' for Mideast tension Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that dynamic....
23:12, 07/21/2019

METALS-Copper slides as prolonged U.S.-China trade tension clouds sentiment Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
10:48, 05/23/2019

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's latest missile test....
09:12, 07/25/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns about weak demand....
09:48, 05/17/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, an act that could inflame already bad bilateral re...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on Saturday to attend events in memory of Eric Logan,...
17:00, 06/29/2019

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

US-Iran tension: Exxon Mobil pulls out foreign staff from Iraqi oil field Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to...
18:00, 05/18/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will attend....
20:24, 06/06/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at the Credit Suisse 2019 Financial Services Forum on Tuesday, February 12 CHICAGO – February 6, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Isaacson, Executive Vice President and Chief Oper...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednesday that tomorrow’s 5th World Forum for Intercultur...
00:12, 05/02/2019

Coal Power The world is still addicted to coal. It’s one of the biggest sources of carbon emissions and a key driver of climate change. But it’s also abundant, easy to transport and convenient to store. The powe...
03:12, 05/08/2019

Black Panther DP Rachel Morrison to make directorial debut with Barry Jenkins' Flint Strong After getting her start in short film and reality television—including a stint as director of photography for MTV’s The Hills—cinematographer Rachel Morrison has become a major name in the world of mo...
08:36, 06/20/2019

El Paso shooting: 8chan offline after Internet company Cloudflare pulls support for 'cesspool of hate' online forum Controversial online forum 8chan is offline after Internet services company Cloudflare pulled its support for the site in the wake of the horrific El Paso mass shooting that left 22 people dead and tw...
14:00, 08/06/2019

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez’s ‘tension’ may prevent the couple ‘from ever making it down the aisle’: source Trouble may be brewing in Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s relationship and it seems the A-list couple has a chink in their armor that may prevent them from ever tying the knot, Fox News has learne...
13:36, 07/03/2019

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrad...
20:01, 08/12/2019

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf to reassure the......
22:36, 06/20/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a rapidly gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, h...
23:36, 07/23/2019

Navy Officers Board Indian Crude Oil Carriers Amid Persian Gulf Tension With the distinct possibility of a military conflict between the United States and Iran, the Indian Navy is set to embark officers and sailors onboard Indian crude oil carriers which enter and exit......
14:36, 06/21/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds ...
05:24, 05/06/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hun...
03:48, 05/06/2019

BHP and the Long Goodbye From Coal Power coal has generated big profits for miners over the years, but these days it mostly generates trouble. That doesn’t mean getting out of the business is easy....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, cultural dialogue forum, Tuna Day, #GlobalGoals awards, and updates from Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and update...
00:48, 05/03/2019

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a lively discussion on the vital role young people play ...
03:36, 05/04/2019

Tension runs high as Hong Kong protesters smash windows ahead of handover rally Protesters tried to storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the city's return to Chinese rule on Monday, using a metal trolley and poles to smash windows amid anger over planned legislatio...
11:36, 07/01/2019

Media analysis: Trump rally chants drown out police cases in week of racial tension Hundreds protested the Eric Garner decision this week. Just hours later, came the "send her back" chants at President Trump's rally, overtaking media.        ...
03:12, 07/20/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hun...
03:12, 05/06/2019

Linux 5.1 arrives The latest Linux kernel is ready for you with support support for using persistent storage as system memory, a new Linux Security Module, and live patching...
20:00, 05/07/2019

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mp...
17:24, 06/29/2019

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
06:24, 07/03/2019

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least tw...
01:24, 07/05/2019

Hate makes a comeback in the Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in northern Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. While white natio...
17:24, 05/25/2019

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in th...
03:36, 05/29/2019

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
19:48, 06/28/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely...
19:48, 07/01/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mar...
14:09, 05/01/2019

UK has first week without burning coal for electricity LONDON (AP) — Britain has gone a week without burning coal for electricity for the first time since the 19th century. Power operator National Grid says coal hasn’t contributed to the U.K. electr...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to powe...
12:36, 07/15/2019

UK goes a whole week without using coal-fired electricity Enlarge / The cooling towers of Willington Coal-Fired Power Station, first commissioned in 1957, contains four 104MW generating units. Each unit, when on full load, burns approximately 1,000 tons of c...
19:12, 05/08/2019

Three coal miners die in Poland after quake Three miners died after a tremor on Monday at a Polish coal mine owned by mining group PGG, the company said, in the deadliest incident in the country's mining industry this year....
22:00, 07/01/2019

Koepka is no Tiger, at least not yet says Scott Brooks Koepka has won plenty of admirers with his runaway performance at the PGA Championship, but former world number one Adam Scott is not quite ready to anoint him as the next Tiger Woods....
07:12, 05/19/2019

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific has revealed it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, re-opening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Australia to create new Pacific military unit in bid to woo the region Australia will create a new military unit dedicated to training and assisting Pacific allies, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said on Tuesday, as Canberra accelerates plans to undercut Chinese influen...
09:24, 07/23/2019

Asia Pacific slip amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia slipped in Friday morning trade, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy when it meets next week....
05:12, 07/26/2019

Rugby: U.S. Eagles crush Canada at Pacific Nations Cup The United States crushed Canada 47-19 in a Pacific Nations Cup clash in Colorado on Saturday, the Eagles' final home game before the Rugby World Cup in September....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
21:48, 07/30/2019

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the ...
22:00, 05/27/2019

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting d...
00:00, 08/07/2019

UN chief warns nuclear waste could be leaking into the Pacific A UN chief is concerned that a Cold War-era nuclear 'coffin' could be leaking radioactive material into the Pacific. The concerns are both alarming and oddly similar to the plot of Shin Godz...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17....
08:36, 06/23/2019

Leaders of Three Pacific Islands Plan Joint Visit to U.S. The leaders of three strategic Pacific island countries plan to visit the U.S. next week to cultivate long-held alliances and as a public show of U.S. support to counter expanding Chinese influence in...
18:36, 05/15/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking in Fiji ...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Explosion reported at Georgia-Pacific plant in Oklahoma MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say there has been an explosion at a paper plant in north-central Oklahoma. Muskogee County officials say an explosion and fire were reported late Monday night at th...
08:48, 05/14/2019

Canada increases protections for Pacific Northwest orcas SEATTLE — Canada has approved measures designed to protect endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest, with some policies going further than laws recently enacted by Washington state. The Seattle Times...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the eleven-year old not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extre...
04:24, 08/09/2019

Graves of 30 US servicemen found on Pacific WWII battlefield HONOLULU (AP) — A nonprofit organization that searches for the remains of U.S. servicemen lost in past conflicts has found what officials believe are the graves of more than 30 Marines and sailors kil...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday,...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to ope...
02:12, 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

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Alvin...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
14:24, 08/16/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
10:36, 05/01/2019

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
09:24, 07/05/2019

UN chief worried ‘nuclear coffin’ is leaking into the Pacific Radioactive waste from nuclear weapons tests could be seeping from its “concrete coffin” and leaking deadly atomic “sludge” into the Pacific Ocean. The United Nations Secretary...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast....
04:36, 06/19/2019

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threat...
07:36, 05/24/2019

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses...
20:36, 07/18/2019

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit m...
09:12, 07/19/2019

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
15:12, 08/04/2019

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and buildi...
10:24, 06/13/2019

U.S. says China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: Pentagon chief The United States says China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizin...
10:24, 08/04/2019

UK's CMA says Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal could hurt competition Britain's competition watchdog said on Tuesday the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Biosciences of California Inc may result in lessen...
13:00, 06/18/2019

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
01:48, 05/24/2019

UK sets new record for days without coal power The UK has gone five days without burning any coal to generate electricity, the longest stretch without the fossil fuel since the Industrial Revolution....
21:36, 05/07/2019

Britain has first coal-free week in over a century Britain, the birth place of coal power, has gone seven days without electricity from coal-fired stations for the first time since its 19th century industrial revolution, the country's power grid opera...
20:12, 05/08/2019

Third-biggest US coal company files for bankruptcy GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain h...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Fidelity battles IRS in court over coal tax credits Fidelity Investments' courtroom battle with the IRS over disallowed tax credits drew to a close on Tuesday when lawyers clashed over whether the mutual fund giant was a bonafide partner in the product...
22:24, 08/13/2019

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Third-largest coal producer in the US files for bankruptcy Enlarge / WRIGHT, WY - OCTOBER 19: Train cars full of 100 tons of coal leave a mine near Wright, Wyoming on October 19, 2006. Empty cars head to the facility. (credit: Photo by Andy Nelson/The Christ...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Coal power in Europe has had its biggest ever decline Electricity generation from coal power stations across Europe fell by nearly a fifth in the first half of 2019, driven by high carbon prices and low gas prices...
09:12, 07/26/2019

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:00, 06/07/2019

Barclays urged to stop coal and oil investments A group of Barclays' investors has written to the boss of the bank urging him to stop funding companies involved in coal mining or oil sands exploitation....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Scott Stringer gets his first endorsement for NYC mayor Comptroller Scott Stringer has yet to officially kick off his presumptive bid to become mayor, but he still picked up his first endorsement in the race on Friday from a Queens lawmaker. State Sen. Jes...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Scott Disick Is Finally Comfortable Now that Scott Disick running a clothing line, raising his kids, and booting up a new reality show, the business of being Scott Disick is a whole lot more fun....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Andrew Scott: 'I'm Fleabag and she's the priest? I'd still have sex with him' Everyone’s favourite hot priest ingeniously skirts around what he’s doing in Black Mirror: SmithereensWhat happens to our online identities when we die?What can you tell us about Black Mirror: Smither...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “...
19:24, 06/28/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Globa...
17:12, 05/29/2019

Bernie Sanders blasts Trump as 'racist' at forum on immigration In California, where an early primary next year makes it a prime target for candidates, immigration could become a front-burner issue.        ...
12:36, 06/01/2019

The Next Wave of Storms Arrives This Evening Today has turned out to be a typical summer day here in the Bluegrass. So far it has been a little sultry with sunshine breaking through the clouds. Next will come the storms. A line of thunderstorms ...
23:12, 06/23/2019

Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea Xi Jinping's plane has landed in Pyongyang, kicking off a historic visit that marks the first time a Chinese leader has traveled to North Korea in 14 years....
07:12, 06/20/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on...
20:36, 05/06/2019

'No Man's Sky VR' arrives August 14th with 'Beyond' update No Man's Sky has won over many players after its rough launch, thanks in large part to a string of major updates that brought long-awaited features to the game. The next big release, No Man'...
23:24, 08/02/2019

'Death Stranding' arrives on PS4 November 8th After an hours-long looping stream of handprint silhouettes covering footage from the game, Sony has revealed more details about its upcoming PS4 blockbuster, Death Stranding, which arrives November 8...
20:24, 05/29/2019

No handshake for May as Trump arrives at No 10 – video The US president, accompanied by the first lady, is greeted by the prime minister and her husband in Downing Street. Trump shakes hands with Philip May while Melania Trump shakes hands with the prime ...
05:00, 06/05/2019

New BMW X6 arrives with revamped styling and engines New X6 has a bolder front and rear, and is longer than before Luxury SUV takes the fight to Porsche's new Cayenne Coupe with honed looks and 523bhp M50i range-topper BMW has revealed the third-gene...
00:24, 07/03/2019

Apple's redesigned TV app arrives today If you've been patiently waiting for Apple's redesigned TV app, which was revealed back in March, today is your lucky day. The company is now rolling out the updated application to iPhone, i...
19:12, 05/13/2019

'Gears 5' arrives on September 10th The wait is almost over. After teasing Gears 5 at last year's E3, Microsoft has now revealed that its legendary title is coming to the Xbox and PC on September 10th. As we learned from the cinema...
23:36, 06/09/2019

'Ori and the Will of the Wisps' finally arrives next year Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the follow-up to the absurdly beautiful Ori and the Blind Forest, finally has a release date: February 11th, 2020. That's a fair way off -- we wish it was closer to...
23:36, 06/09/2019

Sprint 5G arrives where people actually live Sprint’s 5G network for phones just went live yesterday in what’s becoming the biggest competitive market for 5G: Chicago. And, it’s offering a very different package from what we...
21:12, 07/12/2019

‘Bodyguard’ creator’s latest big hit arrives in the US UK crime dramas “Bodyguard” and “Line of Duty” have shattered viewership records in Britain — and, remarkably, both series were created and written entirely by one person: Jed Mercurio. There’s no “wr...
06:00, 05/23/2019

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Populists, media and power Who holds the power in politics and society? That is one of the questions to be discussed in depth by international participants at DW's Global Media Forum 2019....
13:36, 05/26/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth i...
20:48, 07/03/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
04:00, 07/05/2019

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
21:48, 06/11/2019

Union Pacific revenue falls 1.3%, hit by lower freight volumes U.S. railroad operator Union Pacific Corp on Thursday reported a 1.3% fall in revenue, as a severe flood in the Midwest and the ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions hit freight volumes....
14:48, 07/18/2019

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The ...
20:12, 06/28/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Gl...
02:36, 07/16/2019

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
20:48, 06/27/2019

Airbus sells another 31 planes to Cebu Pacific at Paris Air Show The airline has no intention to put a premium class in its A320neo and said it would be the first plane of its type to have 194 seats in a single class layout....
01:24, 06/19/2019

Union Pacific Earnings Help Put Rail Stocks Back on Track Shares of U.S. railroad operators were on the mend Thursday following a better-than-expected earnings report from Union Pacific, easing investor fears over a trade-related slump among freight rail gia...
20:00, 07/18/2019

India Welcomes ASEAN's Outlook On Indo-Pacific Region Welcoming ASEAN's outlook on the Indo-Pacific, India said on Wednesday that it sees important elements of convergence with its own perspective on the region....
09:24, 06/27/2019

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

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second...
06:00, 06/23/2019

UK's CMA refers Illumina-Pacific Biosciences deal for in-depth investigation Britain's competition watchdog said on Thursday it would launch an in-depth investigation into the planned $1.2 billion merger between gene sequencing company Illumina Inc and smaller rival Pacific Bi...
13:48, 06/27/2019

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such p...
23:00, 07/30/2019

New Papua New Guinea leader a wildcard in Pacific power play When Papua New Guinea's lawmakers started to shift their weight in their parliamentary seats in preparation for a tense vote on a new prime minister on Thursday, James Marape looked uninterested, his ...
12:48, 05/31/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
12:48, 08/16/2019

Australia waters down Pacific Islands plea on climate crisis Forum’s chair describes leaders’ 12 hours of talks as ‘very, very tough struggle’Australia stands in opposition to other Pacific Islands nations after distancing itself from language calling for urgen...
20:36, 08/15/2019

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Paci...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Cosco Focuses on Pacific International Lines as Takeover Target China’s Cosco Shipping Holdings is eyeing Singapore’s Pacific International Lines as a potential takeover target as it looks to expand its footprint in developing markets....
18:48, 05/12/2019

Shares of Cathay Pacific rebound, but the airline may still be in a 'very tough place' Shares of Cathay Pacific rebounded in Wednesday morning trade, but "much uncertainty" remains ahead in the market, according to Luya You of Bocom International....
07:24, 08/14/2019

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures the...
18:12, 08/15/2019

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrac...
08:36, 08/15/2019

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in t...
07:00, 06/01/2019

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia-Pacific region....
16:48, 08/06/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO quits over Hong Kong protest blowback Rupert Hogg is the first major corporate casualty of the Hong Kong protests, as firms face pressure to support Beijing. The airline has been forced to clamp down after some of its staff joined the pro...
15:12, 08/16/2019

Nonfiction: How Was Polynesia Populated? Two New Books Explore the Pacific’s Mysteries Christina Thompson’s “Sea People” tells the story of the people of Polynesia and their “discovery,” while Peter Moore’s “Endeavour” looks at the ship that made that encounter possible....
11:24, 05/14/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place faster than efforts to address it....
21:36, 05/15/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
18:00, 08/16/2019