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India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution

Indian authorities have announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks...

India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution

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Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
13:36, 08/07/2019

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution Extreme traffic jams and air pollution are commonplace in Indian cities. Pune, in the country's west, wants to transform its transportation system and be a role model to other places like capital Delh...
13:12, 08/08/2019

Norway fund to support measure to curb water pollution at Pilgrim's Pride Norway's sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, will vote in favor of a shareholder proposal on reducing water pollution at poultry-maker Pilgrim's Pride Corporation, the $1.1 trillion fund's man...
17:00, 04/29/2019

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
13:24, 07/04/2019

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of ...
06:36, 08/21/2019

Driverless cars could be the answer to reducing light pollution Within the next several decades, most of the industrialized world’s cars and trucks could be replaced by autonomous vehicles. That transformation may provide an opportunity to fix some of what’s now b...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
02:00, 06/28/2019

New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday, in an effort to help improve air quality that ten...
12:48, 09/13/2019

Edinburgh closes roads to cars in city centre to cut air pollution Motorised traffic will be banned during Open Streets event on first Sunday of each monthRoads in the centre of Edinburgh were closed to traffic for the first time on Sunday as the city joined the Open...
00:48, 05/06/2019

United States To Help India Curb Online Child Pornography The United States will help India curb online child pornography and content related to child sexual exploitation following a pact signed between the two countries, officials said today....
15:36, 05/29/2019

Capital cars: the stars of London Concours | Martin Love Enjoy some of the world’s rarest and special cars in a green oasis in the heart of the cityLondon ConcoursWhen 5-6 JuneWhere City of LondonTickets £35; students £18Details londonconcours.co.ukPolished...
09:12, 05/12/2019

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
00:12, 06/06/2019

BS6 Will Not Bring Pollution Down, A Proper Scrappage Policy Will: Daimler India CEO Daimler India MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya says the by shifting to BS6 from BS4 we will not bring down pollution, but only add less to the environment. To effectively bring down pollution India needs a.....
14:36, 09/12/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CE...
23:48, 06/28/2019

Union Minister Slams Report Stating 1.2 Million Pollution Deaths in India Union minister Harsh Vardhan has discredited the recent global reports claiming over one million deaths in India due to air pollution, saying such studies are only aimed at "causing panic"....
12:48, 05/05/2019

Top 5 Upcoming Electric Cars In India With the coming of the Kona Electric, the way ahead for electric mobility has been paved. We list out the top five electric cars which will be launched in India in the next one year....
20:48, 07/11/2019

Making India Eco-Friendly with CNG Cars Factory fitted CNG cars are safer, cleaner and a fuel efficient alternative. Maruti Suzuki tops the CNG segment in terms of safety. They have the largest range of CNG cars, and with over 5 lakh cars.....
16:15, 08/12/2019

Heavy rains in India kill 30, cripple financial capital Wall collapses in Mumbai and nearby towns, caused by the worst monsoon rains in a single day in 14 years, killed 30 people on Tuesday and disrupted rail and air traffic, prompting officials to shut sc...
17:36, 07/02/2019

Heavy rains in India kill 27, cripple financial capital Monsoon rains caused wall collapses that killed 27 people in India on Tuesday, as a second day of bad weather disrupted rail and air traffic in the financial capital Mumbai, prompting officials to shu...
08:48, 07/02/2019

India's Reliance Capital rejects PwC's observations after auditor quits Reliance Capital said on Thursday the observations of global audit firm PwC about its fiscal accounts were "completely baseless and unjustified", after PwC in a surprise move resigned earlier this wee...
12:24, 06/13/2019

"India Can't Be Refugee Capital": Centre To Top Court On Assam NRC List Lakhs of people have been wrongly included in the draft National Register of Citizens being prepared in Assam to weed out illegal immigrants, centre told the Supreme Court today, asking for more time....
13:24, 07/19/2019

Deadly Monsoon Rains Cause Chaos in India's Financial Capital India’s financial capital was shut down Tuesday with businesses forced to close after the heaviest rains in a decade flooded the city, stopping trains, diverting flights and killing at least 27 people...
12:36, 07/02/2019

Five dozen rescued from building fire in India's financial capital Five dozen people were rescued from a nine-storey government building that caught fire on Monday in India's financial capital of Mumbai, authorities said....
17:00, 07/22/2019

India working to make cars run on cooking oil The Indian government wants to reduce the country's high dependence on energy imports by shifting to biodiesel made from used cooking oil. But experts remain skeptical that its production can be boost...
12:36, 08/27/2019

27 killed as monsoon rains collapse walls in India’s financial capital MUMBAI, India — Heavy monsoon rains in western India caused at least three walls to collapse onto huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said Tuesd...
12:36, 07/02/2019

Hyundai Will Continue To Bring Diesel Cars To India: S. S Kim, MD The company has also said that the cars that are in the pipeline for the Indian market, will meet the BS6 emission norms. However, Kia is all set to bring the SP2i based compact SUV to the Indian......
12:00, 05/28/2019

Hyundai-Kia Plan To Start Local Assembly Of Electric Cars In India The FAME 2 scheme has given electric mobility a shot in the arm and is a step in the right direction to make India a viable market for electric vehicles. Though the announcement has not given any......
06:48, 05/28/2019

Volkswagen India Announces 5 Year Warranty As Standard On All Diesel Cars Volkswagen India may phase out diesel cars in the future, but the company is ensuring peace-of-mind for customers that bring home its diesel cars in the next couple of months. At the launch of the......
07:12, 09/05/2019

10 Cars That Paved The Way For Jaguar Land Rover's Decade Long Journey In India Jaguar Land Rover is celebrating its 10 year in the Indian market, and here we list down ten JLR cars that paved the road for the Tata Motors-owned British carmaker in India....
20:00, 06/29/2019

Elon Musk Says Import Duties In India Will Make Tesla Cars Unaffordable For any car costing over Rs. 27 lakh, the import duty applied to it is 100 per cent. For anything less than that it is 60 per cent, so yes, a Tesla will be expensive to buy in India....
07:00, 08/02/2019

Hyundai Announces New Smart Mobility Plan India With Focus On Electric, Clean & Connected Cars Hyundai Motor made its way in India two decades ago and has been one of the most aggressively expanding manufacturers with the second largest market share. While the company has been largely known for...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Hundreds stuck in India's financial capital Mumbai as heavy rain disrupts Mumbai rail service Hundreds of passengers were stuck in India's financial capital, Mumbai, and nearby towns on Monday after two days of heavy rain flooded rivers and undermined railway tracks, forcing authorities to can...
12:48, 08/05/2019

Cars Sales April 2019: Hyundai Motor India's Sales Down By 10.1 Per Cent April has been a rather challenging month for carmakers in India. After Maruti Suzuki which is the market leader, India's second largest carmaker- Hyundai Motor has witnessed a decline of 10.1 per......
08:48, 05/02/2019

PG&E evaluating proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital, Abrams Capital Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it is evaluating a proposal from hedge funds Knighthead Capital Management and Abrams Capital Management to provide equity capital commitments supporting a plan...
10:24, 08/10/2019

Abu Dhabi's Gulf Capital, Waha Capital have held early merger talks -sources Abu Dhabi investment firms Gulf Capital and Waha Capital have held exploratory discussions regarding a merger, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
13:36, 05/08/2019

Two Years and 180 Cars Later, Michigan Man Forced to Sell 20 Cars A Month Has Eight Days To Clear His Lot Roughly two years ago, a Michigan township told retired Ford powertrain dyno-cell technician Ron Dauzet that his 218-car automobile collection did not comply with a local ordinance, and so the vehicle...
01:36, 08/10/2019

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenient rides while allowing folks with cars to make ext...
19:48, 05/30/2019

Electric cars vs hydrogen cars: exclusive real-world analysis News 28 Aug, 2019 Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police run hydrogen, electric and conventional vehicles – but which are they using most?...
22:12, 08/28/2019

GM Claims Electric Cars Will Be the Same Price As Gas Cars 'A Lot Sooner Than People Think' GM is stepping up the bullish rhetoric on electric cars. During a conference presentation on Sunday, the company’s president, Mark Reuss, said electric cars will soon cost the same as gas cars and “re...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin of a car's parts and the number of Americans a...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with l...
12:48, 09/17/2019

What to Know About Restrict, Instagram’s New Anti-Bullying Feature Bullying is a big problem for Instagram, one that the company’s head, Adam Mosseri, has vowed to take on. As TIME explains in a new feature, the company is trying to build artificial intelligenc...
21:12, 07/08/2019

YouTube may restrict kids' videos to its dedicated app YouTube's handling of kids videos has been problematic, to put it mildly, and the company is apparently looking into major changes in policy to prevent further incidents. Wall Street Journal sou...
23:36, 06/19/2019

Missouri, Latest US State To Restrict Abortion The Missouri House passed a bill on Friday banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, making it the latest US state to pass restrictions on ending a pregnancy....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Government delays decision on whether to restrict Huawei Chinese tech firm’s equipment will continue to be used in UK’s 5G mobile networks for nowHuawei equipment will continue to be used in the UK’s 5G mobile networks for now after the government delayed a...
22:12, 07/22/2019

Venice to restrict huge cruise ships Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Autonomous cars: When will our cars finally really drive us? For years we have been talking about autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Yet we don't see them on the streets. But be patient, even if you can't see them, something is happening....
18:48, 07/17/2019

Guatemala and U.S. Sign Deal to Restrict Asylum Cases (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The “safe third country” agreement...
09:48, 07/28/2019

‘The Time Is Now’: States Are Rushing to Restrict Abortion, or to Protect It States across the country are passing some of the most restrictive abortion laws in decades, setting up momentous court battles, while others seek to preserve access....
00:12, 05/16/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of ab...
00:36, 06/08/2019

Law passed to restrict foreign film production in Tanzania Foreign companies filming in Tanzania must give the government the right to vet raw footage and let the country use the movie in promotional material, according to a bill passed by parliament on Thurs...
02:36, 06/28/2019

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Acce...
06:12, 08/30/2019

China may restrict tech access in spiraling trade war with US The People's Daily newspaper said Sunday that the system will build a strong firewall to strengthen the nation's ability to innovate and to accelerate the development of key technologies....
19:24, 06/09/2019

Privacy Experts Expect Amendments to Clarify, Restrict California Law A sweeping law set to take effect in 2020 was passed in haste, leading to confusion. Now the state legislature is working on tweaks to address shortcomings....
12:48, 04/30/2019

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech amid a spiralling trade dispute....
12:36, 06/09/2019

Statue of Liberty to restrict commercial tours as new museum opens A New York tour guide group "strongly condemns" the restrictions for the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island immigration museum.        ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

China may restrict tech access in spiraling US trade dispute BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say the government will create a system to protect China’s technology as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spirali...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
21:12, 07/24/2019

Trump: Guatemala signing deal to restrict asylum applications to US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called “safe third country” ag...
01:01, 07/27/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Instagram will restrict posts on cosmetic surgery and diet products You'll soon see fewer ads for "flat tummy" tea and lip fillers on Instagram. The social media platform announced today that it is tightening restrictions on posts related to diet products and cos...
18:36, 09/18/2019

Japan to restrict foreign students after school lost track of 1,600 The Japanese government said Tuesday it's imposing new restrictions for foreign students, after it lost track of more than 1,600 who were in the country to study....
19:36, 06/11/2019

California Gov. Gavin Newsom OKs rules to restrict 'anti-vax' waivers Despite impassioned protests outside the statehouse, California Gov. Gavin Newsom authorized new rules late Monday that place limits on who can go without vaccinations....
22:12, 09/10/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature- The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Missouri becomes the latest US state to move to restrict abortion laws Missouri's Republican-led Senate has passed a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy, just days after Alabama signed in the strictest abortion laws in the US....
06:48, 05/17/2019

Trump says agreement reached with Guatemala to restrict asylum seekers Immigrant rights advocates say the ‘safe third country’ agreement is cruel and unlawful, though it could still be blockedDonald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala was signing an agreement to restri...
03:48, 07/28/2019

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade disp...
18:00, 06/09/2019

Booker introduces bill to restrict use of census citizenship question The Trump administration is pressing forward with its effort to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census, but Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., is hoping to pass legislation that would limit its usef...
18:24, 07/10/2019

Calls to restrict cruise ships in Venice follow canal crash MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn’t happen in Venice’s busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Trump administration signs agreement with Guatemala to restrict asylum cases Reuters/Loren Elliott The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala Friday that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" ag...
06:12, 07/28/2019

President Trump Says Guatemala is Signing Deal To Restrict Asylum Cases (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala is signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called “safe third co...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Over 180 countries -- not including the US -- agree to restrict global plastic waste trade The governments of 187 countries have agreed to control the movement of plastic waste between national borders, in an effort to curb the world's plastic crisis -- but the United States was not among t...
02:36, 05/12/2019

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
21:12, 07/12/2019

8chan owner to restrict some access during emergencies: House panel testimony 8chan, the online message board linked to several recent mass shootings, plans to restrict parts of the website during a "state of emergency," the site's owner Jim Watkins told a U.S. House panel in a...
22:24, 09/05/2019

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute....
23:24, 06/09/2019

Instagram’s anti-bullying tool lets you ‘restrict’ problematic followers Today, Instagram announced two new tools meant to combat bullying. The first will use AI to warn users if a comment they're about to post may be considered offensive. In theory, it will give user...
22:24, 07/08/2019

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims President Trump on Friday announced a so-called "safe third country" deal with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims to the United States from Central America, calling it a “landmark agreement” and argu...
01:12, 07/27/2019

Austria gets its first female chancellor, temporarily President Van der Bellen has named Brigitte Bierlein interim chancellor to take over for the outgoing Sebastian Kurz. The first woman to hold the office, Bierlein will serve as chancellor until electi...
11:24, 05/31/2019

Bank of England holds interest rates and vows to restrict pace of rises Economic growth will slip back and then pick up modestly, says BankThe Bank of England will restrict the pace of interest rate rises over the next two years after it said economic growth will slip bac...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Dems push for amendment to restrict corporate political donations: 'Democracy depends on it' Senate Democrats rallied in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building on Tuesday to announce their plans to introduce an amendment to the Constitution that would allow for significant restrictions on p...
20:12, 07/30/2019

Government reportedly orders Google not to restrict employees' rights to free speech The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to strike community guidelines that ban employees from discussing political and workplace issues, the Wall Street Journal reported....
16:12, 09/12/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to show us what's in store....
16:48, 07/23/2019

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidn...
05:12, 07/16/2019

Woman temporarily blinded by allergy to hair dye A young woman was temporarily blinded when an allergic reaction to hair dye caused her face to balloon to triple the size, according to a report. Steph O’Dell, of Milton Keynes, England, spent f...
20:48, 08/08/2019

GOP conservative temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative House Republican complaining of Washington’s free-spending ways has temporarily blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill. Texas Republican Chip Roy o...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Here’s how to delete or temporarily hide your YouTube account Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Tired of Facebook too? We’ve got a guide for that. Oh, and Ins...
11:24, 07/27/2019

MoviePass temporarily shuts down service to work on its app The monthly movie ticket subscription service MoviePass temporarily shut down today. The company claims it did so to complete work on its mobile app. It's unclear how long the outage will last, b...
04:24, 07/06/2019

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senate hearing Tuesday — as momentum to reform federal m...
16:36, 07/23/2019

Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms (Reuters Health) - Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they can use school bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity rather than their sex assign...
18:24, 05/06/2019

Boeing May "Temporarily" Halt MAX Production If Grounding Extended Boeing could further scale back output on the 737 MAX or even "temporarily" halt production if the grounding is extended much beyond current expectations, the company's chief executive said Wednesday....
02:24, 07/25/2019

CFE Temporarily Postpones Launch Date For S&P 500 Variance Futures CHICAGO, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that it has temporarily postponed the launch of S&P 500 Variance futures, originally scheduled to begin on Thursd...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter An appeals judge has temporarily blocked the city from opening a controversial homeless shelter in Manhattan’s swank “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood. Manhattan Appellate Divis...
01:24, 05/10/2019

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers in Canada due to slowdown at US plants during UAW strike General Motors announced on Wednesday that it plans to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at its final assembly plant in Oshawa, Canada due to a slowdown at U.S. plants during a Union Auto Workers stri...
21:24, 09/18/2019

Kentucky city temporarily stops recycling paper LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The city of Lexington, Kentucky, is suspending paper recycling due to “changes in the global marketplace” for recycled materials. City officials say there is an overa...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Trump administration expected to add 30,000 more foreign workers temporarily into the U.S. It could benefit oyster shucking companies, fisheries, loggers and seasonal hotels, including Trump's own Mar-a-Lago club.        ...
03:12, 05/07/2019

US judge temporarily blocks Mississippi 6-week abortion ban JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississippi law to ban abortion at 15 weeks....
12:48, 05/25/2019

Canadian Natural to temporarily shut in oil production due to wildfires Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Friday it would temporarily shut-in about 65,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil production due to forest fires in Alberta....
04:36, 06/01/2019

Missouri ban on abortion after eight weeks temporarily blocked by U.S. judge A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks of pregnancy except in cases of medical emergency, acting just a day before the la...
21:48, 08/27/2019

MG Motor Temporarily Stops Accepting Bookings For The Hector MG Motor has started operations with 120 dealerships in India and this figure will go up to 250 in September. It is planning to increase production for the Hector at its Halol manufacturing facility.....
13:48, 07/18/2019

Verizon temporarily drops the 5G fee on its most expensive data plans Verizon (Engadget's parent company) is shaking up its offerings. Today, it introduced four new unlimited plans -- Start, Play More, Do More and Get More -- which will replace the three current un...
23:24, 08/02/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women provisionally freed to seven....
13:00, 05/03/2019

Judge Refuses To Temporarily Block New Election-Related Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections. The ru...
16:24, 05/31/2019

Twitter temporarily disables tweeting via SMS after account hijacks Twitter isn't taking any chances in the wake of hackers compromising the accounts of celebrities and its own CEO. The social site is "temporarily" disabling the option to tweet via SMS until the...
01:36, 09/05/2019

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Missouri Abortion Ban (KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy won’t take effect Wednesday after a federal judge temporarily blocked it from being implemented. U...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Google temporarily stops Assistant audio transcriptions in the EU Google has halted the transcribing of recordings from its voice assistant in the EU. The company faced backlash last month after 1,000 private conversations recorded on its Google Assistant product we...
00:12, 08/02/2019

Slide Temporarily Closes KY 1274 In Menifee County FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — A rockfall has temporarily closed KY 1274 in Menifee County about a mile and a half from the Rowan County line. Kentucky Department of Highways crews are working to remove...
18:00, 06/17/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 peop...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Canada temporarily closing Venezuela embassy effective immediately Canada's foreign affairs minister says the Maduro regime has taken action to prevent foreign embassies from functioning, "particularly those advocating for the restoration of democracy."...
05:36, 06/03/2019

Schalke chief Tönnies to temporarily step down amid racism row Clemens Tönnies, head of Schalke's supervisory board, will temporarily step down after he was found to have broken anti-discrimination rules. But a club committee said his controversial comments on Af...
10:24, 08/07/2019

EE temporarily pulls Huawei Mate 20 X from 5G line after Android restrictions The Huawei Mate 20 X 5G was one of the first 5G phones we were expecting to reach the shores of the UK, after Huawei announced the handset at its UK 5G launch event. However it looks like the device m...
18:24, 05/22/2019

Huawei Android ban temporarily lifted - but it's still not good news for the brand The US Commerce Department has temporarily lifted the ban on American businesses working with Huawei - allowing software updates to continue on Huawei phones.The license rolls back the restrictions fr...
03:12, 05/21/2019

Schalke boss Toennies temporarily steps down over controversial comments Schalke 04 president Clemens Toennies has stepped down as club boss for a period of three months following a board hearing into controversial comments he made last week triggering a racism row....
11:12, 08/07/2019

De Blasio ‘temporarily’ withdraws TLC chief nominee after ‘awful’ hearing Mayor Bill de Blasio has “temporarily” withdrawn the nomination of Jeff Roth to lead the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission. The news comes four days after Roth’s disastrous ...
05:00, 07/23/2019

Federal judge temporarily halts Missouri's 8-week abortion ban A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy just hours before the law was slated to take effect....
21:00, 08/27/2019

Judge temporarily blocks House panel from getting Trump's N.Y. taxes A federal judge in Washington, D.C., temporarily blocked New York state from turning over President Donald Trump's state tax returns to U.S. lawmakers Thursday....
17:24, 08/02/2019

Cops temporarily shut down Amazon’s ‘Maisel Day’ 30-cent gas promo An Amazon Prime marketing stunt that offered 30-cent-a-gallon gas to promote “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” on Thursday caused a traffic jam so intense that Santa Monica Police were reportedl...
03:00, 08/16/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which woul...
15:36, 07/24/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Missouri law restricting abortion A federal judge on Tuesday blocked Missouri from enforcing a law banning abortion in the state after eight weeks except in cases of medical emergency....
19:24, 08/27/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closed after mom’s savage ‘beatdown’ The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware mother said she was savagely beaten and left for dead has temporarily shuttered — because fewer and fewer tourists want to stay there. Majestic Resorts s...
05:01, 08/15/2019

Tunisian court temporarily releases U.N. official after two-month detention A Tunisian appeal court on Tuesday temporarily released a United Nations official after two months in detention as part of an investigation by an anti-terrorism unit, an official spokesman said....
18:00, 05/21/2019

Judge temporarily blocks new Arkansas anti-abortion laws LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions from taking effect Wednesday in Arkansas, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state’s only s...
11:24, 07/24/2019

Judge temporarily blocks ICE from making arrests in Mass. courthouses A federal judge in Massachusetts on Thursday temporarily blocked Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents from making arrests in and around state courthouses. ...
04:12, 06/21/2019

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more cars named for things demonic than there are for t...
02:24, 08/08/2019

George Washington Bridge temporarily shut down after report of pipe bomb A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions for about two hours on Thursday evening before police determined it was not a threat, authorities s...
08:36, 08/23/2019

Bengal Primary Teachers Temporarily Withdraw Hunger Strike After 14 Days Teachers of primary school education in West Bengal temporarily withdrew the indefinite hunger strike on its 14th day, after the West Bengal government announced a hike in grade pay and reinstatement....
01:24, 07/27/2019

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.       ...
12:36, 08/14/2019

Twitter temporarily disables ability to tweet by text following recent hacks Twitter has temporarily disabled the ability to tweet via text messaging following recent hacks of CEO Jack Dorsey and actress Chloe Moretz.       ...
08:24, 09/05/2019

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Bord...
15:24, 05/22/2019

Saudi Arabia Temporarily Releases Four Detained Women’s Rights Activists Saudi Arabian authorities on Thursday temporarily released at least four women’s rights activists whose arrests, on charges of undermining state security, had provoked an international outcry an...
06:24, 05/03/2019

Judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover temporarily barred from leaving UK Marked-up novel used in landmark 1960 obscenity trial sold to overseas buyer last yearA copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover used by a judge at the book’s landmark 1960 obscenity trial, with all the rude b...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Warden at prison where Epstein died is temporarily reassigned and staffers placed on leave The top official at the New York prison that had housed Jeffrey Epstein before his apparent suicide is being moved temporarily as the FBI and the Justice Department's inspector general investigate the...
04:36, 08/14/2019

Norbord temporarily halts production at Alberta's High Level mill Canada's Norbord Inc , the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its mill in High Level, Alberta, due to wildfires in the ...
20:12, 06/18/2019

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
04:36, 05/25/2019

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over h...
00:36, 05/25/2019

PSG match at Metz temporarily halted after fans hold up homophobic banners • Incident comes after suspension of Nice-Marseille game• French league clamping down on homophobic chantingParis Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game away to Metz was temporarily halted on Friday after anoth...
08:12, 08/31/2019

Hamburg airport security area temporarily closed with flights delayed The airport closed down its security check area on Friday night after a man was able to board a plane without a boarding pass. Police have said he is known to authorities....
11:36, 09/14/2019

Schalke chief Tönnies to stand down temporarily but club says racism claims 'unfounded' Clemens Tönnies, head of Schalke's supervisory board, will temporarily step down after he was found to have broken anti-discrimination rules. But a club committee says his controversial comments on Af...
03:36, 08/07/2019

California Temporarily Bans Face Recognition Tech on Police Body Cams California became the largest state to ban police from using body cameras with facial recognition software after lawmakers passed a three-year moratorium Thursday, Reuters reported. This landmark bill...
11:12, 09/13/2019

Newmont Goldcorp temporarily suspends operations at Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico Newmont Goldcorp said on Sunday it has temporarily suspended operations at the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico after the resumption of a previously lifted blockade by a trucking contractor and some mem...
01:36, 09/16/2019

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
09:36, 07/25/2019

Arch-climbing fans force Raptors to temporarily stop championship parade The Raptors' NBA championship parade was temporarily stopped because fans had climbed atop arches in downtown Toronto.       ...
21:36, 06/17/2019

Judge temporarily blocks New York from giving Trump's state tax returns to Congress The president's lawyers had asked Judge Carl Nichols to stop Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., from "requesting or receiving" Trump's New York state tax returns under that state law, known as the ...
04:36, 08/02/2019

Mesa officer who fatally shot unarmed man temporarily rehired to apply for pension _____ A former Mesa, Arizona, police officer who was acquitted two years ago in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man seen on video pleading “please do not shoot me” was temporarily rehired...
19:12, 07/13/2019

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

Caster Semenya: Olympic champion temporarily cleared to compete without medication by Swiss court Caster Semenya is temporarily free to compete in her preferred 800m event without taking medication to lower her testosterone levels as she awaits the result of an appeal against an IAAF ruling....
02:12, 06/04/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
01:00, 05/25/2019

Israeli soccer fans prohibited - temporarily - from flying national flag during match in France Authorities in France briefly prohibited Israeli soccer fans from flying the Star of David flag ahead of a UEFA Europa League qualifying match Thursday, igniting furor from fans and Israeli officials....
23:36, 07/25/2019

Instagram is cracking down on online bullying with an AI tool called 'Restrict' Instagram announced the release of its "Restrict" feature, which will allow users to hide comments from specific users.       ...
19:24, 07/10/2019

Live rat falls from Buffalo Wild Wings ceiling as customer watches; store temporarily closed Buffalo Wild Wings has temporarily shut down a Los Angeles location for repairs and cleaning after the reported incident involving a live rat.       ...
04:24, 06/22/2019

Dairy Queen shares own 'Royal Baby' announcement, temporarily renames mini Blizzard treats As is customary for modern monarchs expecting an addition to the royal lineage, the Dairy Queen herself has taken to social media to share good news of its latest “royal baby.”...
19:48, 05/06/2019

Free sex vouchers to 'curb rape'? It's one of those stories you couldn't make up -- except someone did. It said the German government gives migrants free coupons for prostitutes, and the Greek government could follow suit....
07:24, 05/17/2019

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
12:48, 05/17/2019

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
04:48, 08/08/2019

Venice, Budapest crashes renew debate on cruise ship safety, calls to restrict ships in Venice Venice environmental campaigners say the only legitimate response is an immediate ban on cruise ships from entering the lagoon.        ...
18:24, 06/04/2019

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you c...
02:36, 09/01/2019

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
21:24, 06/11/2019

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
19:36, 08/06/2019

CFPB Could Curb High-Debt Mortgages The Trump administration plans to eliminate a regulatory loophole that put the government on the hook for an additional $260 billion of mortgages last year, a move that could limit the availability of...
04:28, 07/26/2019

FCC proposes rules that would curb annoying robocalls NEW YORK — New measures by US regulators could help thwart some of the billions of robocalls received in the US. The Federal Communications Commission said Wednesday that it will vote in June on wheth...
10:36, 05/16/2019

Global Regulators Race to Curb Silicon Valley Governments are in a global race to scrutinize Silicon Valley, creating a broad regulatory wave aimed at curbing the power of a small group of American tech giants....
00:24, 05/11/2019

U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation readings were transitory and allow the central bank to ...
16:36, 05/31/2019

France's Macron forced to curb his ambitions for Europe French President Emmanuel Macron sees himself as Europe's savior and next week's European Parliament elections as a make-or-break moment for the beleaguered European Union....
11:00, 05/19/2019

Mexico says it will help create 20K jobs in Honduras to curb migration to U.S. That migration has angered Trump, who has made border security a priority, and issued economic threats against Mexico and Central America if more is not done to contain the flows....
06:36, 07/28/2019

US Abstains From Global Pledge to Curb Online Violence The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks....
15:36, 05/16/2019

Sex blinds queen bees to curb their promiscuity, study says They say love is blind, but bees take that literally. For a queen honeybee, the consequences of being inseminated during sex by a drone bee can be downright a-pollen, new research shows. Bee sperm cau...
23:36, 09/17/2019

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. ...
16:00, 06/08/2019

How to Use the Cash Envelope System to Curb Mindless Spending Some parts of a budget are easy to set and stick to. Your rent isn’t going to fluctuate. Your gym membership is probably a predictable amount. You have a general idea of how much gas you’ll need to bu...
16:48, 06/11/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
21:00, 04/28/2019

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
11:24, 07/23/2019

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
19:00, 06/01/2019

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that con...
06:00, 07/01/2019

EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else's, and it's taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic space. The publisher used the recent Gamescom expo...
07:24, 09/11/2019

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there ...
06:12, 07/23/2019

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had va...
19:24, 06/27/2019

Mexico says it will help create 20,000 jobs in Honduras to curb migration to U.S. That migration has angered Trump, who has made border security a priority, and issued economic threats against Mexico and Central America if more is not done to contain the flows....
04:36, 07/28/2019

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence ‘effective’ SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong says a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms is an “effective” response to the New Ze...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Oil Investors Worry Growth Slowdown Would Curb Demand Oil investors are as worried about slowing demand as they are about excess supply, amid fresh concerns that the U.S.-China trade fight will hurt the global economy and curb fuel consumption....
19:12, 08/06/2019

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older...
01:00, 07/02/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" init...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes...
13:00, 09/03/2019

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg ...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Facebook, Google and others join Christchurch Call to curb extremism In the two months since the Christchurch attack in New Zealand, social media companies have struggled to remove videos of the violence from their platforms. And they've grappled with the role the...
03:24, 05/16/2019

Peru's military tries to curb illegal gold mining in Amazon By day, Peruvian police and soldiers search for and destroy equipment used by illegal gold miners in a part of the Amazon rainforest where mining has transformed once-dense foliage into a desert pocke...
09:36, 05/16/2019

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
22:36, 06/28/2019

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announ...
02:48, 08/06/2019

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the F...
05:48, 05/31/2019

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores ...
13:24, 09/12/2019

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

Indonesia blocks internet in Papua to help curb violent protests Indonesia has cut off internet access in eastern Papua to prevent provocative posts online from fuelling violence, after protesters torched buildings, a market and a prison over mistreatment of studen...
08:36, 08/22/2019

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed...
15:24, 07/19/2019

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate...
14:00, 08/08/2019

UN urges enforcement of Libyan arms embargo to curb fighting Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging all countries to implement an arms embargo against Libya, saying preventing the proliferation of weapons is important to de-escalate the current fighting a...
01:24, 05/18/2019

Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs For the first time in more than a decade, the Federal Reserve injected cash into money markets Tuesday to pull down interest rates and said it would do so again Wednesday after technical factors led t...
06:01, 09/18/2019

Driver jumps curb in the Bronx, kills child in stroller A 1-year-old boy in a stroller was killed Tuesday when a driver jumped a curb in the Bronx and plowed into the kid, according to police. The child was hit on the sidewalk near East 215th Street and Wh...
04:24, 09/18/2019

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
03:36, 09/18/2019

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

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
23:24, 08/14/2019

Peru’s military tries to curb illegal gold mining A gold rush in Peru's Tambopata province transformed the Amazonian wilderness into a desert pocked with dead trees and toxic pools. Security forces came and went; illegal miners scattered and ret...
22:36, 05/16/2019

China stocks end higher, bleak data curb gains China stocks closed higher on Wednesday, following the tariffs reprieve from Washington, but gave up much of early gains as bleak data rekindled worries over the country's' economic health....
12:12, 08/14/2019

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions where environmental conditions are already stresse...
00:00, 06/29/2019

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extremist groups and broadcast attacks, citing respect f...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Xbox chief outlines plans to curb toxic behavior Xbox head Phil Spencer has laid out some measures to combat some of the more negative aspects that pervade gaming communities such as toxicity and abuse. He wrote in a blog post that "gaming is for ev...
20:36, 05/20/2019

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums to...
13:36, 09/05/2019

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can...
03:12, 08/20/2019

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
20:36, 06/21/2019

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on...
10:24, 08/08/2019

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next...
14:36, 05/30/2019

9 injured, including kids, after out-of-control SUV flips onto Bronx curb Nine people were injured — including at least two children — when an out-of-control SUV careened onto a Bronx sidewalk on Friday, authorities said. A Honda CR-V was heading south on Southe...
02:12, 06/22/2019

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
21:24, 07/22/2019

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of ...
23:36, 07/15/2019

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closu...
09:12, 06/14/2019

Factbox: How Australia plans to curb Facebook and Google's market power The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has found, after an 18-month investigation, that Google and Facebook hold enormous power in the country's online advertising and news distribution ma...
08:24, 07/26/2019

Dow drops more than 150 points in worst day of June after Fed officials curb rate-cut enthusiasm Stocks fell on Tuesday, led lower by sharp declines in tech, after comments from top Federal Reserve officials cooled investor optimism around a potential rate cut next month....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurgence in migrant flows from neighboring Turkey....
03:24, 09/01/2019

Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday....
14:48, 07/26/2019

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods had lessened, after his top envoy met President Donald Trump and other Washington officials ...
06:36, 09/12/2019

Australia Formed a Task Force to Curb Foreign Meddling at Universities (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle in Australian universities. The move comes as con...
19:48, 08/28/2019

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
22:24, 05/23/2019

Suicides in Jails Are Preventable: How a Unique Approach May Help Curb Self-Harm in Confinement Conspiracy theories aside, Jeffrey Epstein is one of the latest and most prominent of the hundreds that die by suicide yearly in America’s jails. His untimely death saw the Bureau of Prisons chief fir...
01:00, 08/21/2019

10-year-old killed after driver loses control, mounts curb in Brooklyn A 10-year-old boy who was getting ready to celebrate his birthday later this month was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver in Brooklyn who lost control of his SUV after suffering a possible seizure,...
08:36, 09/11/2019

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Hea...
07:48, 09/12/2019

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mandatory buyback of assault-style rifles as part of h...
01:36, 08/17/2019

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, an official said on Sunday....
14:12, 06/02/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
19:12, 05/14/2019

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
02:48, 06/15/2019

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corrup...
13:24, 09/16/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bomb...
11:00, 06/06/2019

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
12:00, 08/10/2019

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
23:48, 08/13/2019

Myanmar lawmakers debate proposals to curb military political power Myanmar’s parliament on Tuesday began debating amendments to the constitution aimed at reducing the military’s role in politics, amid objections from army lawmakers....
16:12, 07/30/2019

Foot Locker is kicked to the curb, and one technical analyst says it's on track for new lows Foot Locker got roughed up last week. Charts suggest it could see short-lived relief, but beware a fake rally, says Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Adam Silver says NBA must update free agency rules to curb tampering NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the frenzied start to this summer's free agency period revealed that the league needs to update its rules to ensure a fair playing field....
06:00, 07/10/2019

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America's bugaboo, according.....
22:12, 08/14/2019

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

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
21:12, 06/21/2019

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck s...
01:36, 06/22/2019

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a ...
05:12, 05/23/2019

Facebook fact-checker says more work is needed to curb fake news Facebook knows its platform is awash with fake news, and since December 2016 -- after facing criticism about its failure to stem the spread of fake news in the run-up to the presidential election -- t...
00:12, 07/31/2019

Larry David to piss off Jeff Tweedy on the next season of Curb Your Enthusiasm The last season of Curb Your Enthusiasm was largely built around the famously abrasive Larry David having to interact with the infinitely likable Lin-Manuel Miranda as they struggled to put together a...
02:24, 05/03/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following President Rodrigo Duterte's directive to reduce the ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

San Francisco becomes first major city to ban e-cigarette sales to curb teen vaping The measure has been criticized by e-cigarette makers and some public health officials who question whether there’s any real benefit to banning the products while cigarettes are still widely sold....
21:36, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States, as they seek to curb what they called Beijing's effo...
01:24, 09/13/2019

Non-smokers can get emphysema from air pollution TUCSON – New research from the University of Washington finds ozone air pollution can accelerate emphysema just as much as smoking. The 18-year study followed 7,000 people who got regular lung s...
06:48, 08/20/2019

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beaut...
22:36, 09/02/2019

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air poll...
22:24, 05/23/2019

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascu...
03:36, 08/07/2019

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

Here's What Noise Pollution is Doing to Your Brain One GQ staffer took out the headphones and went on a month-long sound fast to avoid sensory overload and figure out what too much noise is doing to our psyche....
15:12, 08/08/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human...
02:12, 08/03/2019

Water supply temporarily restored in Blackie, Alta., boil water advisory still in effect Hours after Foothills County issued an emergency alert to say the hamlet of Blackie, Alta., had no water supply, county officials said Tuesday night that the water supply had been temporarily restored...
05:36, 06/26/2019

Fort Lauderdale temporarily restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
23:12, 07/18/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwi...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
21:36, 07/24/2019

Parliament Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes, Protect Poor Investors Parliament today unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which seeks to put in place a mechanism by which poor depositors will get back their hard earned money....
23:24, 07/29/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-month low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions between Beijing and Washington....
07:00, 05/14/2019

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revis...
05:12, 06/08/2019

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black ...
23:36, 06/06/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
07:12, 06/18/2019

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the ...
03:24, 06/30/2019

Indonesian province moves to curb slash-and-burn clearances as fires rage Authorities in Indonesia's West Kalimantan province said on Thursday they had tightened rules to try and curb slash-and-burn clearances by plantation companies - a practice linked to a wave of forest ...
13:48, 09/12/2019

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
02:48, 06/20/2019

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle agai...
08:36, 06/21/2019

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand...
10:24, 07/08/2019

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern border -- part of an effort to crack down on child...
23:36, 09/14/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Sout...
03:48, 05/30/2019

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates ...
12:24, 07/15/2019

Two games temporarily leave Epic Games Store during first-ever sale Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 took itself off of the Epic Games Store temporarily rather than take part in the recent "Mega Sale" Epic's first "Mega Sale," launched yesterday, is causing s...
19:24, 05/17/2019

The Latest: Carnival to pay $20M for cruise pollution MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Carnival Cruises-Pollution (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Carnival Corp. has reached a settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agree...
01:36, 06/04/2019

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his...
22:12, 08/29/2019

Would it be possible to enact a law against vehicles idling to cut air pollution? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWould it be possible to enact and enforce a la...
22:12, 05/28/2019

The Evidence Is Strong: Air Pollution Seems to Cause Dementia Air pollution is much worse for health than people had thought, increasing the risk of Alzheimer's significantly. Meanwhile, air quality is getting worse....
16:00, 05/09/2019

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A majo...
21:00, 06/20/2019

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long way to go...
01:36, 06/26/2019

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds establish...
21:24, 08/22/2019

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening gl...
03:24, 07/02/2019

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll ...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Diabetes Diet: Sugar-Free, Dates-Based Desserts To Curb Sweet Cravings Dates are one of the sweetest fruits nature has gifted us with.Diabetes patients can also have their fill of sweet treats with naturally sweetened meals made of dates sans any artificial sugar....
14:12, 07/01/2019

Plea Seeks To Link Aadhaar With Social Media Accounts To Curb Fake News A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the government of India to ascertain the feasibility of linking Aadhaar with social media accounts,......
18:24, 04/28/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions between Beijing and Washington....
10:24, 05/14/2019

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
04:36, 07/23/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
14:36, 07/04/2019

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
00:36, 07/05/2019

Carnival In US Court Over Pollution From Its Cruise Ships MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. is in Miami federal court for a hearing on what to do about allegations that it has continued polluting the oceans from some of its cruise ships despite agreeing years ago ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
15:24, 05/28/2019

Revealed: air pollution may be damaging 'every organ in the body' Exclusive: Comprehensive analysis finds harm from head to toe, including dementia, heart and lung disease, fertility problems and reduced intelligence Continue reading......
12:00, 05/17/2019

Paris To Limit Vehicle Use To Reduce Air Pollution Paris will restrict car use on Wednesday as a measure to fight against surging air pollution linked to intense heat wave that strikes most of French regions, the city's police department announced....
14:00, 06/26/2019

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on polluti...
20:48, 08/09/2019

EU warns Germany over nitrate pollution of water The European Commission warned Germany on Thursday to meet a European Court of Justice ruling to protect its waters against nitrate pollution or potentially face fines....
14:24, 07/25/2019

Air pollution advisory issued in Pima County TUCSON – An Health Watch has been issued for the area of Pima County after the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality observed a potential of elevated level elevated levels of ground-le...
22:48, 07/25/2019

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
21:00, 04/28/2019

How to Avoid Vehicle Pollution When You’re Stuck in Traffic Most non-electric motor vehicles emit multiple airborne pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, hydrocarbons, and ultrafine chemical particles. Breathing in these pollutants can cause or contribute to...
21:36, 08/19/2019

Ammonia pollution damaging more than 60% of UK land – report Study finds most sensitive plant and wildlife habitats are worst affected, yet government has no clear plans to monitor impactAmmonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60...
16:12, 06/18/2019

Plastic pollution 'killing one person every 30 seconds' One person dies every 30 seconds in developing countries from diseases and illnesses caused by plastic pollution and uncollected rubbish, a new report has found....
16:12, 05/14/2019

UN: Balkans faces alarming levels of air pollution SARAVEJO, Bosnia (AP) — The U.N. says people in all major cities across the Western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, ...
13:12, 06/03/2019

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global health too...
17:24, 05/24/2019

Curbing air pollution won't speed up global warming Some studies suggest cleaning up the air could unintentionally accelerate global warming. New research revealed little evidence of a strong inverse relationship between air quality and warming....
21:00, 08/02/2019

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in...
03:24, 07/02/2019

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher...
04:12, 08/23/2019

In Washington, Juul Vows to Curb Youth Vaping. Its Lobbying in States Runs Counter to That Pledge. Juul has told the F.D.A. it will do all it can to stop youth vaping. But in state capitols and city halls around the country, the company is embracing measures that undermine that vow....
19:48, 04/28/2019

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, ha...
08:48, 08/19/2019

Court rules French state responsible for air pollution A French mother and her daughter developed respiratory problems while living next to Paris' infamous peripherique ring road. A court ruled that the French state was responsible for air pollution at th...
00:48, 06/26/2019

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the...
18:12, 06/25/2019

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the ...
10:00, 06/26/2019

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

France loses landmark court case over air pollution Mother and daughter win legal fight to hold state responsible for failing to tackle problemThe French state has failed to do enough to limit air pollution around Paris, according to a landmark court r...
19:48, 06/25/2019

China investigates truckmaker JAC over pollution control devices Chinese authorities have launched an investigation into JAC on whether it was using unqualified pollution control devices on its truck engines, in the first such investigation by Beijing into a major ...
13:36, 05/09/2019

Reducing air pollution could save thousands of lives, researchers say Although air quality has improved significantly since the 1990s, a new study claims that pollution still causes lung cancer, heart attacks and strokes that kill more than 30,000 Americans a year....
22:24, 07/26/2019

ArcelorMittal hopeful Italy plant will not shut over pollution ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, is confident that the Ilva operations it bought last year in Italy will not have to shut after the firm lost immunity over the plant's pollution, an exec...
03:00, 08/02/2019

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbe...
03:36, 06/05/2019

Google Wants to Use AI to Track Pollution from Every Power Plant on Earth Satellites are our eyes in the sky or, er, in space. Now, a coalition of groups is turning to satellites and AI technology to help monitor emissions from all the world’s power plants. Read more......
08:48, 05/11/2019

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exp...
08:24, 06/09/2019

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn th...
03:12, 09/18/2019

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organ...
00:12, 05/23/2019

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
19:24, 08/22/2019

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it ...
06:24, 05/23/2019

Carnival Cruises to Pay $20 Million in Pollution and Cover-Up Case In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay $40 million for illegal dumping. But that didn’t stop Carnival, its parent company, from polluting again....
01:00, 06/05/2019

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
08:12, 08/15/2019

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN experts said on Thursday....
04:36, 08/22/2019

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% mo...
16:36, 06/27/2019

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

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
06:12, 08/21/2019

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tues...
04:36, 07/09/2019

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
00:36, 08/21/2019

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
05:00, 06/08/2019

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happ...
14:48, 07/26/2019

Southern Water must pay for its pollution spills, watchdog told Environmental groups condemn cutting of company’s fine from £37.7m to £3mEnvironmental groups are demanding one of Britain’s biggest water companies be made to pay tens of millions of pounds to restor...
18:00, 07/18/2019

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study suggests. The research from the Imperial College Lon...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Plastic alternatives may worsen marine pollution, MPs warn Committee says UK should reduce use of plastics rather than replace it with other materialsCompostable and biodegradable plastics could add to marine pollution because there is no infrastructure in pl...
07:48, 09/12/2019

Amazon sees more than 100,000 fires, causing spike in air pollution The destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the European Space Agency show....
00:24, 09/12/2019

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students o...
00:12, 06/18/2019

Ukraine ArcelorMittal promises investments after pollution charges ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill, charged with violating environmental standards, will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to reduce air emissions by 50-55 percent, the company said on T...
14:00, 08/08/2019

Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home? According to the EPA, most of us spend 90% of our time indoors, exposed to air that is up to five times more polluted than outdoors. Tech can help.       ...
20:00, 09/15/2019

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numer...
08:00, 06/07/2019

China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes t...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
20:12, 06/06/2019

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in t...
03:48, 05/23/2019

China starts first round of intensified anti-pollution checks China's environment ministry has deployed nearly 1,000 inspectors to 25 cities and provinces across the country for its first round of "intensified anti-pollution inspections"....
21:24, 05/15/2019

Ocean pollution: Your small business can right the ship, one plastic bag at a time Organizing a cleanup day with your small-business staff is a way to build camaraderie while tackling one of our biggest environmental problems.       ...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Plastics pollution? Course urged golfers to hit balls into Lake Michigan A diver and photographer commissioned by the Free Press found hundreds of balls in Lake Michigan off Arcadia Bluffs' 12th hole.        ...
02:36, 07/24/2019

Mitsui's ITC hit with water pollution charges after Texas tank fire Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co faces five environmental criminal charges following a chemical fire in March at its Deer Park, Texas, petrochemical storage facility, local officials sa...
01:12, 04/30/2019

Air pollution particles found on foetal side of placentas – study Research finds black carbon breathed by mothers can cross into unborn childrenAir pollution particles have been found on the foetal side of placentas, indicating that unborn babies are directly expose...
19:36, 09/17/2019

E.P.A. Could Make Thousands of Pollution Deaths Vanish by Changing Its Math The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution that experts have said is not scientifically sound....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmingham could lose half a year of their lives due to i...
10:12, 07/08/2019

Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution from coal plants: UN SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — People in all major cities across the western Balkans face alarming levels of air pollution that are reducing their life expectancies because the underdeveloped, politic...
22:36, 06/03/2019

| Mexico City extends pollution alert, cancels school Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving the semi-finals of the first-division football league to another cit...
15:00, 05/16/2019

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
22:36, 06/04/2019

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and planes...
19:36, 06/13/2019

Tanzania fines Acacia Mining $2.4 million over alleged pollution Tanzania's mining minister said on Monday Acacia Mining had been fined 5.6 billion Tanzanian shillings ($2.4 million) for alleged pollution at its North Mara mine....
11:00, 05/20/2019

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants....
22:12, 05/22/2019

Matt Hancock launches study into 'deadly poison' of air pollution Review will assess impact of dirty air on health and will support NHS efforts to go greenThe health secretary has described polluted air as a “slow and deadly poison” and warned of a growing national ...
21:24, 05/11/2019

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan tightens pollution controls The Chinese city of Tangshan has ordered steel mills and other industrial companies to curb output or emissions for four days as the mid-autumn public holidays begin, according to two sources and a do...
21:12, 09/12/2019

Australian power stations among world's worst for toxic air pollution Coal-fired stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and NSW’s Lake Macquarie region among biggest hotspots for deadly sulphur dioxide, report findsPower stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and New Sout...
03:03, 08/19/2019

Mount Blanc glacier reveals traces of Roman-era pollution Scientists have measured the remnants of Roman-era pollution trapped in the icy layers of the glacier at the top of Dôme du Goûter, a mountain in the Mount Blanc massif....
20:36, 05/13/2019

Mexico City lifts pollution alert as air quality improves Mexico’s capital has lifted a pollution alert in effect since Wednesday saying that the concentration of tiny particles in the air had fallen significantly...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Water Pollution Can Reduce Economic Growth By A Third, Says World Bank Heavily polluted water is reducing economic growth by up to a third in some countries, a World Bank report said Tuesday, calling for action to address human and environmental harm....
03:48, 08/21/2019

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
04:48, 07/23/2019

Protests meet lifting of Madrid’s anti-pollution measures MADRID (AP) — Protesters have disrupted traffic in downtown Madrid where the new conservative city council is scrapping bans and fines for polluting vehicles. Activists with banners sat down in the st...
15:12, 07/01/2019

Weekend pollution levels in metro Phoenix prompt warning http://once.unicornmedia.com/now/media/progressive/3aaae01e-e0f4-439d-aa7a-8d5e3e774105/4b7c1d19-2cc4-49cf-8a63-cc9a93c0ada9/8efbb9ca-a586-11e4-bfdb-005056837bc7/fa7ea003-c1a4-41db-ad77-72cf09cd7c79/c...
23:12, 05/04/2019

The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are call...
16:01, 09/11/2019

Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if...
10:36, 08/02/2019

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed t...
04:24, 05/24/2019

Nearly every country in the world approves pact to reduce plastic pollution, except the U.S. GENEVA — Nearly every country in the world has agreed upon a legally binding framework to reduce the pollution from plastic waste except for the United States, U.N. environmental officials say. An agr...
03:24, 05/12/2019

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups say...
16:24, 06/10/2019

China seeks people's feedback on blanket cuts in pollution war China's environment watchdog has asked people to call out local officials carrying out blanket curbs in a "one size fits all" way to support the nation's fight against pollution, as these have led to ...
23:24, 09/03/2019

Sadiq Khan announces car-free day in London to tackle air pollution Event will take place on 22 September across 18 boroughs, with road closures and eventsSadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date, closing 12.3 miles (20km) of r...
09:12, 06/20/2019

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
11:24, 06/17/2019

Barcelona port is worst in Europe for cruise ship air pollution City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrous oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass tourism, has topped a list of 50 European ports for the ...
13:48, 06/07/2019

City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to r...
19:36, 05/24/2019

The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are call...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Plastic pollution in worlds' oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world's oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion....
21:36, 04/28/2019

| Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action...
15:48, 08/24/2019

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in...
18:24, 07/12/2019

French court holds state responsible for Paris air pollution The French state is responsible for the air pollution in the Ile-de-France region around Paris, a local court said in a ground-breaking ruling, although it did not award damages to a mother and daught...
22:12, 06/25/2019

Louisiana marchers demand justice for region grappling with pollution Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursda...
01:48, 05/31/2019