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How a declining environment affects populations

Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may b...

How a declining environment affects populations

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Declining monarch-butterfly populations may be hard to restore Enlarge (credit: Beth Waterbury) Monarch butterflies engage in a spectacular migration that encompasses multiple generations. They surf the green wave of spring as it spreads north, producing new ge...
23:12, 06/25/2019

Homeless Populations Are Surging in Los Angeles. Here’s Why. Wednesday: It all comes back to housing. Also: Representative Adam Schiff warns about deep fake videos; and California eaters opine on the new Michelin guide....
02:36, 06/06/2019

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.        ...
14:12, 07/10/2019

Bird populations plummet in the US and Canada A new paper signals an ecological crisis, and humans are to blame. There are far fewer birds today than in the 1970s, thanks largely to habitat destruction....
18:24, 09/20/2019

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania on the up Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have started to rise again following a government crackdown on organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching....
21:48, 07/13/2019

These 5 cities have lost half or more of their populations since 1950 U.S. population growth hit an 80-year low in 2018. In many former industry hubs, several ongoing factors have decimated city populations.        ...
21:36, 06/11/2019

Using recent gene flow to define microbe populations Identifying species among plants and animals has been a full-time occupation for some biologists, but the task is even more daunting for the myriad microbes that inhabit the planet. Now, MIT researche...
19:12, 08/08/2019

Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country's presidency sai...
17:24, 07/10/2019

Varying vaccine trust leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where scepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases ...
08:12, 06/19/2019

Eroding trust in vaccines leaves populations vulnerable, global study finds Trust in vaccines - one of the world's most effective and widely-used medical products - is highest in poorer countries but weaker in wealthier ones where skepticism has allowed outbreaks of diseases ...
23:36, 06/19/2019

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable populations face during the summer months....
00:00, 07/09/2019

How to Cope With a Declining Career Your career is probably going to peak 10-20 years before you retire. After that, you’re likely to reach the unhappiest point in your adult life. If you’re not ready for it, the late-career decline can...
21:48, 07/05/2019

Antarctic sea ice is declining dramatically and we don’t know why Satellite data shows that between 2014 and 2017 sea ice extent in the southern hemisphere suffered unprecedented annual decreases, outpacing Arctic losses...
22:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. Q2 earnings seen declining fractionally vs yr ago-Refinitiv After weeks of slight reductions in analysts' estimates, second-quarter earnings for S&P 500 companies are now seen declining fractionally from a year ago, according to IBES data from Refinitiv....
17:24, 07/03/2019

Rep. Tim Ryan won't back off comment that Biden is 'declining' Long-shot Democratic presidential contender Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio declined to elaborate Saturday on his claim earlier this week that former Vice President Joe Biden “is declining."...
13:12, 09/08/2019

From Tesla to Fiat, these car brands have declining sales With total car sales down, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed sales changes from the first half of 2018 to the first half of 2019 to identify struggling brands.       ...
04:00, 09/09/2019

Declining U.S. vacancies point to slowing job growth U.S. job openings fell for a second straight month in July amid decreases in wholesale trade and the federal government, bolstering economists' views that job growth has peaked....
19:48, 09/10/2019

Twitter outage affects users across the US The company says it is investigating the problem after a disruption that began Thursday afternoonTwitter says it is investigating a problem with its service after users across the US and elsewhere rep...
22:36, 07/11/2019

A comprehensive map of how Alzheimer’s affects the brain MIT researchers have performed the first comprehensive analysis of the genes that are expressed in individual brain cells of patients with Alzheimer’s disease. The results allowed the team to identify...
19:36, 05/01/2019

Childhood mortality declining globally but disability on the rise (Reuters Health) - Children today are more likely to survive to early adulthood than they were in years past, but progress has been concentrated in higher-income countries and a growing number of kids...
18:24, 04/29/2019

Water levels declining but flooding remains in Muskoka "If we continue where we're going, we're going to be in OK shape, but if things change then we're going to be in trouble," Muskoka Lakes Mayor Phil Harding said....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Declining fertility led to Neanderthal extinction, new model suggests To better understand the decline of Neanderthals, researchers in France developed a population model and used simulations to determine which demographic factors had the largest effect on Neanderthal n...
16:12, 05/31/2019

Here's why foreign purchases of US homes are declining, according to real estate pro Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of Realtors, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss why foreign buyers for U.S. homes are declining....
21:24, 07/17/2019

Arizona’s rural schools squeezed by declining enrollment PHOENIX (AP) — Schools in 10 of Arizona’s 15 counties have together lost more than 10,000 students in the past decade. Meanwhile, the Arizona Republic reports that school enrollment in the state...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Binge drinking affects 1 in 10 older adults in the US New research finds that binge drinking affects 10.6% of U.S. older adults. Men and cannabis users are among those most likely to engage in binge drinking....
03:24, 08/01/2019

How you live affects your sperm - and perhaps your future children too Lifestyle choices from smoking to wearing tight underpants change men's sperm, and animal studies suggest these changes affect children’s health and behaviour...
23:12, 09/08/2019

Adidas says ruling only affects certain uses of 3-stripe trademark Adidas said on Wednesday it was disappointed with a European Union court ruling declaring its three-stripe trademark invalid but the German sporting goods firm said the decision would only affect a pa...
12:12, 06/19/2019

Postpartum depression affects dads too, study says For David Levine, the panic set in at the hospital, hours after his son Zachary, now 5, was born. “Within the first 24 hours, I had this general sense that something was wrong,” the pediatrician and n...
23:36, 05/22/2019

How frontotemporal dementia affects 'moral emotions' Scientists find a key difference between Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia: the latter affects a person's 'moral emotions' while the former does not....
10:24, 06/18/2019

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council v...
16:12, 06/12/2019

For every GM job, up to 7 other jobs are generated. Here's how a strike affects the economy If the GM strike lasts more than a few days, it could impact far more than the company and the thousands of UAW workers walking the picket line       ...
07:48, 09/17/2019

GM faces declining sales and price wars in largest markets Slumping industry demand in China and an escalating price war in the lucrative U.S. truck segment are ratcheting up the pressure on General Motors as it prepares to release its second-quarter financia...
14:36, 07/31/2019

Putin Blames Sanctions, Energy Prices for Declining Incomes Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed international sanctions and falling energy prices for declining incomes that have led to a drop in living standards for average Russians and caused mounting soc...
08:36, 06/21/2019

Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades Thanks to persistent low unemployment, labor’s share of income, which has been declining for decades due to capital’s victorious class war, could finally be set to rise—“and that could spell trouble f...
18:36, 06/10/2019

Bringing back the bluebird: 4 out of 5 species declining on Saskatchewan grasslands For more than 50 years, Lorne Scott has made it his mission to support local bird populations in Saskatchewan’s grasslands despite declining populations....
17:12, 06/20/2019

Used as a natural Viagra in Chinese medicine, seahorse numbers are declining In a row of shops in Sheung Wan, on the western side of Hong Kong Island, the seahorses are stored in plastic boxes and glass jars, their elongated, S-shaped bodies stacked like spoons....
08:48, 06/07/2019

Americans’ financial literacy skills are declining — and smartphones could be to blame Between 2009 and 2018, there was an 8 percent slip in the number of people who could correctly answer most questions about interest rates, inflation, bond prices, financial risk and mortgage rates — f...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Prosecutors: Boston cabbie fatally shot after declining ride BOSTON (AP) — A man who prosecutors say shot a Boston taxi driver nine times after the cabbie refused to drive him to a town about 30 miles (50 kilometers) away is being held without bail. The victim,...
21:24, 06/05/2019

New U.S. Diabetes Cases Are Declining as Obesity Rates Climb. Officials Don’t Know Why (NEW YORK) — The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren’t sure why. New federal data released Tuesday found th...
18:24, 05/28/2019

California inches toward 40M people despite declining births, slowing immigration SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California had its slowest recorded growth rate in its history last year as the country’s most populous state was hit by a slowdown in immigration and a sharp decline of births. E...
19:24, 05/02/2019

How to fully protect your Mac against Zombieland bug, and how badly the fix affects performance According to Apple, patches only go so far in protecting Macs from the Zombieland (MDS) bug, and the company recommends that customers who believe they are at heightened risk of attack should disable ...
19:24, 05/20/2019

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
20:36, 06/21/2019

'It's just the start': how World Cup victory affects USA's fight for equal pay The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup ...
14:36, 07/09/2019

Prince Harry: unconscious bias affects whether you are racist Perception is learned from family, advertising or surrounding environment, the duke saysPrince Harry has spoken of how “unconscious bias” can affect racism, saying that many people fail to acknowledge...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Biological clock of plants affects herbicide efficacy Like humans, plants have a biological clock. Scientists suggest that following plant biological clocks when making decisions on herbicide application could require less of the chemicals and make them ...
18:24, 08/19/2019

Capital One Breach Affects 106 Million Card Applicants Capital One said a hacker accessed the personal information for roughly 106 million credit card customers and applicants, one of the largest data breaches of a big bank....
13:24, 07/30/2019

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of th...
03:00, 06/12/2019

How to fully protect your Mac against Zombieload bug, and how badly the fix affects performance According to Apple, patches only go so far in protecting Macs from the Zombieload (MDS) bug, and the company recommends that customers who believe they are at heightened risk of attack should disable ...
04:48, 05/21/2019

Blackout affects tens of millions in South America A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. (Ju...
23:24, 06/16/2019

Iran's foreign minister sanctioned after declining Trump's 'chat' invitation Mohammad Javad Zarif says he was invited for White House talks and threatened with sanctions if he did not attendIran’s foreign minister has said he was invited for White House talks with Donald Trump...
02:24, 08/06/2019

Scaramucci accuses Trump of ‘mentally declining,’ which the White House says is ‘ridiculous’ Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci and current press secretary Stephanie Grisham appeared back to back on the same news show....
09:48, 08/15/2019

Islamist terror plots in Europe declining, but schemes getting more 'creative,' analysis says Despite being driven from its former Iraq and Syria strongholds six months ago, ISIS continues to find ways to wreak havoc across the Middle East, remaining an innovative -- if less strategically succ...
21:36, 08/19/2019

China suspects FedEx broke law by declining Huawei shipments: media Chinese authorities suspect U.S. package delivery company FedEx Corp violated the law by not making shipments of goods from the tech company Huawei to their recipients, the Xinhua state news agency r...
04:00, 07/26/2019

CORRECTED-GM faces declining sales and price wars in largest markets General Motors Co's investors will see on Thursday how the Detroit carmaker is weathering declining sales and mounting price pressures in its largest markets when it reports second-quarter earnings....
21:00, 08/01/2019

Americans' support for initial Afghan war declining, Gallup survey shows On the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, a new survey said Wednesday Americans have a very divided view on the conflict in Afghanistan -- which, after 18 years, is still being fought by U.S....
08:12, 09/12/2019

Baseball's future: Declining attendance – and shrinking stadiums to match As attendance dips around baseball, teams are compensating by shrinking their stadiums and finding ways to attract the new generation of fans.       ...
17:12, 08/08/2019

Shiv Sena Slams Mamata Banerjee For Declining Invite For PM Modi's Oath The BJP's ally Shiv Sena has slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her decision to skip Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath-taking ceremony....
09:12, 05/30/2019

Zoom’s scary webcam flaw also affects RingCentral and Zhumu Last week, video conferencing app Zoom had to make a major change to its service to fix a frightening webcam vulnerability. But new evidence disclosed by security researcher Karan Lyons shows that oth...
08:36, 07/16/2019

Sibling rivalry: How birth order affects your personality and health Flawed stereotypes abound about bossy firstborns, middle-child syndrome and only children, but the true influence of sibling sequence is much stranger...
15:12, 07/19/2019

Worsening World Hunger Affects 821 Million, Says United Nations More than 821 million people suffered from hunger worldwide last year, the United Nations reported Monday -- the third year in a row that the number has risen....
03:12, 07/16/2019

Pediatricians explain viral 'croup' that often affects young children (Reuters Health) - Croup, a common upper respiratory tract infection in young children under age 6, can become severe and require hospitalization, doctors say in a new patient resource published in JA...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas (it's over) If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Google is down; outage affects mobile and desktop apps in the U.S. and overseas If you're having trouble accessing Google Assistant, Google Search, Gmail, Google Drive or other Google apps, you're not alone. According to DownDetector.com, all of these aforementioned apps are not ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Storing sperm in a freezer for a decade hardly affects birth rates Many countries impose time limits on storing frozen sperm, but a sperm bank study has found this may not be necessary as it has little effect on birth rates...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Angela Merkel denies rumors of declining health after third public shaking incident: 'I'm fine' German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared to visibly shake for a third time in less than a month on Wednesday, however, she downplayed claims that her health is declining....
17:36, 07/10/2019

Europeans go to polls, but real dangers are slow growth, declining clout and uninspired leadership Despite all the focus on this week's European parliamentary elections, this vote shouldn't distract anyone from the more existential questions facing Europe, writes Atlantic Council CEO Fred...
14:36, 05/25/2019

Traditional TV usage is declining across every demographic — here's how digital media companies are recreating content bundles This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Intelligence As streaming becomes an increasingly mainstream b...
14:12, 07/02/2019

Capital One Data Breach Affects 100 Million; Woman Charged as Hacker A software engineer, facing federal charges in Seattle, was accused of gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers....
07:24, 07/30/2019

Thousands Of Schools Shut In Malaysia, Indonesia As Haze Affects Students Thousands of schools were shuttered across Malaysia and Indonesia Thursday, affecting at least 1.7 million pupils, officials said, as toxic haze from rampant forest fires sent air quality plummeting....
11:12, 09/19/2019

Capital One data breach affects 100M credit card applicants Capital One announced Monday that a data breach exposed more than 100 million credit card applications as well as thousands of Social Security and bank account numbers....
09:24, 07/30/2019

Extreme water stress affects a quarter of the world's population, say experts Qatar, Israel and Lebanon top list of places with worst shortages, as climate crisis threatens more ‘day zeroes’A quarter of the world’s population across 17 countries are living in regions of extreme...
10:48, 08/06/2019

How Maximum Security's Kentucky Derby disqualification affects his stud value Maximum Security wasn't supposed to be this good, and that could impact his breeding value far more than the Kentucky Derby controversy.        ...
17:12, 05/07/2019

Popular video conferencing service has major flaw that affects Apple users There’s a worrying zero-day vulnerability which has been reported as affecting the Zoom videoconferencing app for the Mac. It can be abused to activate the user’s webcam and force them t...
14:48, 07/09/2019

How That Epic Arya Stark Scene Affects a Crucial Game of Thrones Prophecy Warning: This post contains major spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Just when it seemed like there was no hope for the living to defeat the dead in the Battle of Winterfell on Game of Thrones, Ar...
11:24, 04/29/2019

Here's how gender wage gap affects black women, who are paid 61 cents for every $1 for white males Thursday marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day, which is when the combination of their wages so far this year, plus all of their 2018 income, matches what white men earned last year alone....
07:24, 08/23/2019

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

Women in South Korea increasingly rejecting marriage, motherhood, sparking declining birth rates and workforce In a trend that is upending everything from the wedding business and the birth rate to the general economy, women increasingly are rejecting marriage and motherhood. according to Bloomberg....
21:00, 07/25/2019

How the Fed's rate cut affects your credit card, home equity line, savings rates The Fed cut its key benchmark rate by a quarter point. This is what it means for credit cards, home equity lines, mortgages and savings rates.       ...
22:36, 07/31/2019

New York Attorney General Launches Probe Into Capital One Data Breach That Affects 100 Million People Following news this week that a mammoth data breach affected the personal information of millions of Capital One users, and with an individual now arrested in connection to the incident, Attorney Gene...
07:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://statu...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Where are the architects who will put the environment first? Should we stop building airports? Return to mud and thatch? The climate crisis is an opportunity for creative thinking, but the values of architecture need a radical overhaulNearly 40% of UK greenhous...
17:00, 08/31/2019

How AI could save the environment Artificial intelligence techniques are now used to monitor endangered species, track diseases, and optimize crops. But there's much more work to be done....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the enviro...
15:36, 07/09/2019

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
16:24, 07/16/2019

How to Use Your Credit Card to Help the Environment Earlier this year, Mastercard and Swedish fin-tech startup Doconomy released the Mastercard Do Black, a credit card that tracks the carbon footprint of every purchase you make—and prevents you from ma...
01:48, 09/11/2019

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:36, 07/14/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:24, 06/14/2019

Want to Save the Environment? Buy Oil Stocks Should green activists finance big oil corporations and anti-gun organizations lend money to arms manufacturers? As crazy as it sounds, financial theory provides a logically sound argument for why the...
21:48, 09/03/2019

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caus...
13:12, 08/10/2019

UK power cuts latest: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ Issue caused by two generator...
22:00, 08/09/2019

The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment From food that got tossed to refrigerators that needed extra power, here are ways the New York City blackout may have impacted the environment       ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental cr...
13:24, 05/17/2019

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract potential top picks Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthony Dav...
20:12, 05/21/2019

Blackford on student 'hostile environment' SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford asks the prime minister if she will match Nicola Sturgeon's pledge to provide free tuition for EU students through to 2021....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in...
12:24, 06/06/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest from the group of G7 nations is welcome....
19:48, 08/26/2019

BS6 Fuel Now Available In Delhi, Says Environment Minister Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution. The......
08:36, 07/17/2019

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardia...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scaling back protections for the rainforest....
20:36, 08/27/2019

UN environment warning: 10 key points and what Australia must do From native species to Indigenous land management and water efficiency: Australia’s role in the extinction crisisA devastating new UN report shows the planet is in serious danger from the accelerating...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Millennials are changing their diets to help the environment Millennials devote about a month and a half per year to food — the equivalent of 1,140 hours — with the time spent meal-prepping and cooking to eating out, according to new research. The s...
02:12, 08/28/2019

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
21:36, 06/06/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK mi...
16:00, 07/10/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
21:24, 07/05/2019

Cruise ships vs. the environment: The 10 costliest offenses 24/7 Tempo found 10 of the costliest cruise environmental violations, from Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Carnival cruises and others.       ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
16:36, 07/03/2019

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Mond...
20:12, 07/08/2019

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal between the EU and South America’s Mercosur if Brazil...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its...
00:00, 07/03/2019

He Fought for Iran’s Environment and Was Arrested. Now, He’s Dead. Authorities say a well-known Iranian-Canadian professor killed himself in a Tehran prison, after he and other environmentalists are arrested. His family is demanding answers....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Firefighting In Amazon Battles Environment, Politics Millions of dollars in aid are being pledged. Hundreds of soldiers are heading into the jungle. The Amazon is burning - and the world has taken notice....
08:12, 08/27/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous country in the world for people defending their lan...
03:24, 07/30/2019

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
11:36, 06/01/2019

The iPhone 11 looks pretty green, but it's not the best choice for the environment The new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro both look pretty green. Not only are they available in an attractive mint shade and a emerald hue respectively, Apple has also made an effort to point out their env...
16:00, 09/15/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destru...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Six ways digitalization is helping Africa's environment Boosting farming sustainability, cutting waste and harnessing renewable energy – technology is helping make life greener in Africa. Here are six ways digital advances are helping the environment acros...
15:12, 05/01/2019

UN Environment Chief Inger Andersen: 'The solutions are there' In her role as of the new head of the United Nations Environment Program, Danish economist Inger Andersen talks to DW about the need to think big when it comes to climate change – and to learn from ou...
17:24, 09/18/2019

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag...
00:24, 08/13/2019

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse ...
01:24, 09/08/2019

Major fashion companies to make G7 pledge to help environment Major fashion companies from around the world said on Friday they had signed a pact which they would present at this week's G7 summit to help protect the environment....
11:24, 08/23/2019

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment m...
10:00, 05/22/2019

PM Modi To Address COP14 Environment Meet Near Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) being held in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, on Monday....
02:00, 09/09/2019

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an a...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with mos...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from clim...
01:24, 05/18/2019

French environment minister quits over spending criticism French environment minister Francois de Rugy resigned on Tuesday following reports by an investigative website about his high spending on private dinners and renovations to his ministry residence....
15:48, 07/16/2019

U.S. environment agency says glyphosate weed killer is not a carcinogen The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical in many popular weed killers, is not a carcinogen, contradicting decisions by U.S. juries that found it cause...
11:24, 05/01/2019

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
21:00, 07/30/2019

Environment of greater concern than housing or terrorism – UK poll Concerns over climate crisis growing among British public, poll findings revealProtecting the environment has overtaken affordable housing and the threat of terrorism in the British public’s policy pr...
16:00, 07/21/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Are Soda Cans or Plastic Bottles Worse for the Environment? We all know that garbage has a terrible impact on our environment—take a look at the plastic bottles washing up on our beaches and in our waterways. But when it comes to the question of bottles versus...
06:48, 05/02/2019

UN environment agency warns of effects of rising sand use GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s environment program is warning about the overuse of sand resources, saying a three-fold increase in demand over the last 20 years amid increasing population, urbanizatio...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
04:00, 07/09/2019

New environment minister says Japan should stop using nuclear power Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011....
06:36, 09/12/2019

PM Says Lord Krishna's "Love For Environment" An "Inspiration" For India Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Lord Krishna on Wednesday calling his love for the environment an "inspiration" and said that his government is trying to maintain a balance between nature and......
20:01, 09/11/2019

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
03:00, 05/26/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in le...
06:24, 05/26/2019

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:12, 06/05/2019

Government urged to set up $1bn fund to help farmers protect the environment Long-awaited review says government should consider farming interests before listing threatened speciesThe environment minister should consider farming interests before deciding whether to list threat...
08:48, 06/27/2019

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Satu...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hinderin...
03:36, 07/05/2019

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong eco...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Humans, the environment and the global water crisis - in pictures The American photographer Mustafah Abdulaziz has won the Leica Oskar Barnack photography award with his eight-year project exploring the global crisis around water, and how different cultures interact...
14:24, 09/04/2019

Brazilian president suggests less pooping to help save environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday suggesting eating less food, and therefore, defecating less, is an answer to some of the world's problems....
20:01, 08/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel Dodge when her two-year term ends in two weeks....
06:24, 09/06/2019

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
19:36, 05/30/2019

Surge in young Republicans worried about the environment: survey A growing majority of U.S. Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a survey of global attitudes to the environment conducted by an ...
13:48, 08/29/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
00:36, 05/31/2019

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-...
01:00, 07/02/2019

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
00:00, 06/02/2019

PM Should Walk His Talk On Environment By Saving Aarey: Jairam Ramesh Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prove that he was sincere about environment protection by stopping a Metro car shed from coming up in the forested Aarey......
16:24, 09/17/2019

Trump claims homeless people hurt the environment. Here's why that's wrong The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Make climate fight 'sexy,' says Japan's new environment minister Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, pledged on Sunday to mobilize young people to push his coal-dependent country toward a low-carbon future by making the fight against climate change ...
00:12, 09/23/2019

Wilson's Triniti Tennis Ball Looks Like a Straight Sets Win For the Environment If you walk to your nearest public tennis courts, you’ll probably find a smattering of discarded balls that have been used once, as well as a bunch of discarded plastic cans and metal lids that are pr...
05:36, 09/19/2019

Gender equality, education and the environment at the forefront of new SDG Advocate campaigns Back in May, six innovative public figures joined the battle to push the world towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Each of the new official SDG Advocates committed thems...
18:12, 08/14/2019

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to food safety and the environment, respondin...
19:12, 08/05/2019

Nitish Kumar Makes Impassioned Plea For Environment Conservation Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made an impassioned plea for environment conservation and called for urgent action against climate change, underscoring that the current flash floods in.....
20:36, 08/01/2019

Amazon's fast fashion subscription box is terrible news for the environment Personal Shopper by Prime Wardrobe is a new Amazon subscription service that will deliver you a package of curated clothing and accessories every month for $4.99. With up to eight new garments arrivin...
19:24, 08/01/2019

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
22:12, 09/07/2019

Canada's Environment Minister Catherine McKenna gets security detail Facing "vocal sexism and hateful comments," Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has said she now sometimes needs a security detail. Climate change promises to be a key issue in Canada's October ele...
05:12, 09/09/2019

Survey reveals a surge in young Republicans worried about environment A growing majority of US Republicans, especially younger voters, are worried that human behavior is damaging the planet, according to a global survey....
23:24, 08/29/2019

More People Die Defending the Environment in a Year Than UK and Australian Soldiers Combined Fighting to protect your land is a risky task. A new study shows that every year, more people are killed defending their environment than those killed while deployed to war zones from the United King...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Pancreatic cancer cells spread by 'educating' the tumor environment Why does pancreatic cancer spread? The answer may lie in a previously unknown set of molecules that help cancer cells shape the environment around tumors....
02:36, 08/14/2019

Japan should scrap nuclear reactors after Fukushima, says new environment minister Shinjiro Koizumi says: ‘We will be doomed if we allow another accident to occur’Japan’s new environment minister has called for the country’s nuclear reactors to be scrapped to prevent a repeat of the...
07:48, 09/12/2019

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Ob...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with ...
03:24, 05/06/2019

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric.....
12:12, 07/08/2019

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
01:36, 07/06/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough ...
18:12, 07/03/2019

Ex-ministers blast Bolsonaro for dismantling Brazil's environment protections Eight former Brazilian environment ministers blasted new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and his administration in a letter on Wednesday, saying it is dismantling the country's environmental prote...
22:00, 05/08/2019

US briefing: China tariffs, Barr in contempt and Brazil's environment Thursday’s top story: Trump accuses China of ‘breaking deal’ as trade war intensifies. Plus, the border patrol serial killer – and the women who stood up to himSubscribe now to receive the morning bri...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwate...
06:00, 06/23/2019

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
13:12, 06/20/2019

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:36, 05/21/2019

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy.....
00:12, 06/19/2019

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reportin...
18:36, 06/18/2019

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the ...
20:24, 06/17/2019

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks i...
18:00, 06/16/2019

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
20:12, 05/22/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in compa...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in...
23:24, 07/08/2019

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
02:48, 07/09/2019

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
15:24, 07/13/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critic...
18:36, 07/16/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Environment and health at increasing risk from growing weight of ‘e-waste’ Around 50 million tonnes of electronic waste, or e-waste, is being thrown away each year, according to a new joint United Nations report – which exceeds the combined weight of all the commercial airli...
18:24, 04/28/2019

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
10:00, 07/13/2019

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt....
19:36, 07/26/2019

San Francisco: opponents of new shelter claim homeless people are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block constru...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on...
23:12, 07/11/2019

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
11:36, 07/11/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National ...
05:12, 07/17/2019

Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousan...
22:24, 09/20/2019

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousan...
13:01, 09/20/2019

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile ...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
19:00, 06/04/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
23:24, 04/30/2019

Australia cleared 7.7m hectares of threatened species habitat since introduction of environment act More than 90% of the land cleared was not referred to the federal government for assessmentMore than 7.7m hectares of habitat have been cleared since the introduction of Australia’s national environme...
07:36, 09/09/2019

Bill Shorten pledges to establish national environment protection authority Leader has been under pressure to make an election commitment to an overhaul flagged at Labor conferenceLabor will promise to overhaul environmental protection law and establish a National Environment...
04:12, 05/04/2019

Reality check: Will Scheer’s promised public transit tax credit help the environment? A look at whether Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's promise to bring back the public transit tax credit will help the environment or lead to more people taking public transit....
23:12, 09/13/2019

Brazil environment minister to meet US climate denier group before UN summit Ricardo Salles to meet Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)Critics say Bolsonaro lacks commitment to fight climate crisisBrazil’s environment minister, Ricardo Salles, will meet a rightwing US advoc...
10:00, 09/13/2019

UN environment report: how Australia's political parties plan to respond to the crisis Ahead of the election, we ask three experts to review and rank commitments from the Coalition, Labor and the Greens The United Nations’ global assessment of environmental health is grim: biodiversity ...
00:24, 05/08/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate emergency after weeks of protests put the issue at t...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Meal-prep kits better for environment than a trip to the store, study finds Kits often involve more packaging waste but factors such as the supply chain and portion size mean overall impact may be lessMeal-prep kits are often more environmentally friendly than the average tri...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to level...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Reject the 'jobs versus environment' narrative - we can have both | Mijin Cha and Jeremy Brecher Union workers support Green New Deal policies because they know there doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between climate action and good jobsIt is a classic narrative: jobs versus the environment. We’ve he...
13:00, 09/10/2019

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
01:12, 06/06/2019

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since P...
02:24, 06/06/2019

Australia taking six years to list threatened habitats under environment laws Senate inquiry hears that major threats to wildlife are not being recognised because of environment department budget cutsAustralia is taking at least six years to list habitats as threatened under na...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or...
07:12, 06/19/2019

Court Seeks Report On Environment Damage During Gupta Family Wedding Uttarakhand High Court has sought a detailed report from the state government and the state pollution control board on the damage caused to the environment by the Gupta family weddings at the famous.....
17:12, 07/18/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with littl...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
01:12, 07/14/2019

Miley Cyrus goes on profanity-laced rant about the environment at music festival Music superstar Miley Cyrus had an expletive-filled message for her fans about the environment during a festival on Friday, declaring that the young people are the "last f---ing hope on this dying f--...
01:48, 07/02/2019

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
13:24, 07/03/2019

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental g...
18:12, 07/08/2019

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
22:48, 07/08/2019

Gap's second-quarter sales fall short of estimates, CEO calls out 'challenging environment' Gap Inc.'s fiscal second-quarter earnings topped analysts' estimates but sales missed. Same-store sales dropped 4% during the period, worse than expected....
22:36, 08/22/2019

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
17:24, 07/09/2019

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plas...
10:12, 06/11/2019

Complaint from Angus Taylor's brother prompted environment probe, former senator says John Williams pushed for review after hearing Richard Taylor talk on radio about clearing of grasslandsA national review of how conservation laws affect the agriculture industry was prompted by a comp...
08:36, 07/30/2019

Environment Canada predicting warmer-than-average fall for B.C. Coast, Interior Meteorologist says the province’s source for weather is usually the Pacific Ocean, where temperatures along the coast and near Alaska are above average....
07:12, 09/08/2019

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:36, 06/05/2019

Environment minister discusses climate emergency with mayors of Hamilton, Burlington, Milton Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna discussed the impacts of climate change on municipalities with the mayors of Hamilton, Burlington and Milton on Thursday....
21:48, 07/25/2019

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
06:24, 05/31/2019

Environment group in France sues over 'health risk' from Notre Dame fire An environmental group in France filed a lawsuit Tuesday over potential health risks from lead that was released during the devastating fire that ripped through the Notre Dame Cathedral earlier this y...
00:36, 07/31/2019

Exclusive: As fires race through Amazon, Brazil's Bolsonaro weakens environment agency As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from...
19:48, 08/28/2019

Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Will Have to Be Dumped in the Ocean, Japan's Environment Minister Predicts A remark by Japanese environment minister Yoshiaki Harada about dumping wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant directly into the Pacific Ocean has sparked outrage among Japanese fis...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Ozone on track to heal completely in our lifetime, UN environment agency declares on World Day. At the current momentum, scientists predict the planet’s protective shield of gas - or ozone layer as we know it - will be completely healed as far as some regions of the planet are concerned, by the ...
23:48, 09/16/2019

Amid Amazon Fires, Brazil President Weakens Environment Agency: Report As the world recoils at the sight of fires ravaging Brazil's Amazon jungle, the nation's far-right government is undermining the agency charged with protecting the rainforest, Reuters has learned from...
15:48, 08/28/2019

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
14:36, 06/07/2019

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campa...
11:36, 05/22/2019

How Instagram's 'like ban' affects influencers Instagram recently kicked off a test to hide the number of “likes” a user’s post has received, which could mean a shift in tactics for influencers.       &#...
22:48, 07/21/2019

Humanity ‘at a crossroads’ as damage to planet poses growing risk to health, UN environment agency warns Human activity is damaging the planet so badly, exacerbated by climate change, that it will increasingly put our health at risk, warns a major report from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), released...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:36, 06/04/2019

Japan will have to dump toxic Fukushima nuclear plant water into Pacific Ocean, environment minister says Massive amounts of toxic water from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Japan has to be dumped into the Pacific Ocean because the facility is running out of space, the country's environment ...
04:36, 09/11/2019

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, Un...
18:48, 05/16/2019

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
17:00, 06/04/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the countr...
20:12, 07/24/2019

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 A...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Prosecutors say Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher killed a prisoner and took pictures with the corpse. The defense says it was a 'high combat environment' Closing arguments are expected to begin Monday in the trial of Chief Special Warfare Operator Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of stabbing an ISIS prisoner to death, among other violations of mili...
13:00, 06/30/2019

Carrie Symonds says politicians have 'gigantic responsibility' to the environment in first public speech since No10 move Boris Johnson's partner Carrie Symonds said politicians have a "gigantic responsibility to make the right decisions" over the environmental crisis, in her first solo public appearance since moving int...
22:24, 08/16/2019

Virginia Beach official resigns over mass shooting response: Some say he fostered 'toxic work environment' Members of the Virginia Beach Interdenominational Ministers Conference called for Hansen’s departure earlier this month.        ...
23:01, 08/28/2019

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
01:24, 05/21/2019

Google is testing Incognito Mode for Maps Google has rolled out Incognito Mode to Maps' preview group for testing, so you may not have to wait that long to be able to use it. The feature was one of the privacy-focused tools Google promis...
16:00, 09/19/2019

Toys R Us partners with Candytopia to woo shoppers back with new experiences The Candytopia and Toys R Us partnership will open in late October in Chicago and Atlanta. The exhibits will stay open through the 2019 holidays, before moving on to different locations....
16:00, 09/19/2019

Kelly Clarkson reminisces about 'American Idol' with Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson Kelly Clarkson, now the host of her own "The Kelly Clarkson Show," caught up with "American Idol" judges SImon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson.        ...
16:24, 09/19/2019

Meghan McCain defends Sean Spicer's 'DWTS' casting: 'He's got kids to put through college' Meghan McCain defended former Trump press secretary Sean Spicer on "The View" after his first "Dancing with the Stars" performance went viral.        ...
16:24, 09/19/2019

Dallas Cowboys' Robert Quinn accuses media of twisting anthem protests message Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn was asked Wednesday whether he would raise a fist during the national anthem and used the opportunity to lambast the media over the national anthem protests....
16:24, 09/19/2019

Washington Monument reopens after 3-year project to upgrade elevator, security For the first time in three years, the Washington Monument -- one of the most popular and recognizable landmarks in the District of Columbia -- will open to the public Thursday after extensive renovat...
16:24, 09/19/2019

India's Tata Motors to launch new EV in 2020 Indian automaker Tata Motors will launch an electric vehicle (EV) early next year based on a new powertrain technology it has developed to grow its portfolio of clean energy cars, the company's chief ...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence after 2011 nuclear disaster Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilty in a Thursday ruling. ...
17:12, 09/19/2019

Retirees are spending nearly $1,000 on this medical cost — and Medicare doesn't cover it About 2 out of 3 people on Medicare don't have any dental coverage at all, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Here's what that means for your wallet....
18:00, 09/19/2019

Youth vaping has doubled in last two years, study says An annual survey of middle and high school students shows that e-cigarette use among teens has doubled in the last two years, just as the country grapples with a growing number of lung illnesses linke...
18:00, 09/19/2019

Prince Harry receives an apology from BBC for publishing ‘race traitor’ image that depicted his assassination The BBC has apologized to Prince Harry after the British network published an image from a neo-Nazi social media group that labeled the royal a “race traitor” for his marriage to Meghan Markle....
18:24, 09/19/2019

Ryan Blaney chasing wins, title-winning Penske teammates in NASCAR playoffs Blaney did finish behind his teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski in the regular-season standings but has shown his ability as a top-10 driver.       ...
18:24, 09/19/2019

Arab coalition says foiled Houthi attack in Red Sea: TV The Saudi-led coalition intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden boat launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement from Yemen's main port of Hodeidah, Al Arabiya TV said on Thursday....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Soccer player gunned down in latest Amsterdam violence A former Dutch professional footballer who played for clubs in Portugal, Hungary and England has been shot dead in the latest violence to afflict Amsterdam, police said....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Weakened Netanyahu's offer for unity government rebuffed by rival Gantz Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftly rebuffed after failing to secure a governing majo...
18:48, 09/19/2019

Facebook working on AR glasses it hopes will replace smartphones Facebook is reportedly developing augmented reality (AR) glasses with a twist. These won’t be tethered to a mobile device, but will instead work as a standalone product that could replace smartphones....
18:48, 09/19/2019

Mountain lion sneaks into family's home, lounges on bathroom floor, police say A family in Sonora, California, ended up with a mountain lion lying on the floor after he broke into their home.        ...
19:12, 09/19/2019

Taiwan just lost its biggest ally in the Pacific to China, and the US may retaliate Associated Press The Solomon Islands switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to Beijing this week, leaving Taiwan with just 16 official allies. The Solomons was Taiwan's largest remaining ally in...
19:12, 09/19/2019

Athletics: Ethiopia’s Dibaba out of world championships with foot injury Ethiopia’s 1,500 metres world record holder and 2015 world champion Genzebe Dibaba has withdrawn from the world championships starting in Doha next week due to a foot injury, her management company sa...
19:12, 09/19/2019

McCabe calls on DOJ to close investigation amid speculation over possible charges Attorneys for former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday called on the Justice Department to “immediately” close what they called a “fatally flawed” investigation of allegations against him,...
20:01, 09/19/2019

EU wary of Brexit crash landing at high-stakes October summit Britain finally put some documents on the table on Thursday to break an impasse in its Brexit talks with the EU, but the bloc is worried that London is banking too much on a meeting of the 28 national...
20:02, 09/19/2019

Are Only Black American Descendants of US Slaves Deserving of Reparations? With the nation’s renewed focus on whether or how to compensate black Americans for the evils of generations of chattel slavery in the U.S. and its systemically racist aftermath, some have questioned ...
20:24, 09/19/2019

Nike cuts ties with Patriots WR Antonio Brown amid sexual assault lawsuit Nike said that Antonio Brown was no longer affiliated with the company, though it did not elaborate on why it no longer sponsors the Patriots WR.       ...
20:24, 09/19/2019

‘Trump Is Having His Own Brexit’: The Race to Prepare for a Potential U.S. Exit From the World’s Mail System As an American, Jeanne Glenz prizes her right to vote. But, because she lives near Munich with her German husband, exercising that right isn’t always easy. This year, it could get even harder, d...
20:24, 09/19/2019

30 Pine Nut Farm Workers Killed In US Drone Strike In Afghanistan A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (ISIS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday....
20:48, 09/19/2019

Jeff Bezos Pledges Amazon To Meet Paris Climate Goals 10 Years Early Amazon chief Jeff Bezos pledged Thursday the retail giant will meet its emissions targets taken under the Paris climate accord 10 years ahead of schedule....
20:48, 09/19/2019

FDA opens criminal probe of vaping deaths as health officials search for cause The FDA's Office of Criminal Investigations opened a probe "shortly after" people started falling ill, Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, told reporters on a ca...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases US officials say there have been seven deaths from lung-related illnesses tied to the devices, with no sign outbreak is easingUS health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and proba...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Football transfer rumours: Thomas Tuchel to take over at Manchester United? Today’s tell-all is scraping the bottom of the barrel Underwhelmed by Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s stint at the wheel, Manchester United are hoping to replace him with Thomas Tuchel. Reports from France sugg...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Emmys 2019 predictions: who will win, and who should win? Another competitive year pits old favorites against critically acclaimed upstarts. Will there be a Game of Thrones victory lap? Will Fleabag upset Veep?The Emmys conversation is dominated, of course, ...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Tap water contaminants linked with 100,000 cancer cases, US study finds Most of the risk is from naturally occurring arsenic, the byproducts of chemicals used to disinfect water and contaminantsContaminated tap water causes 100,000 cancer cases in the US over a lifetime, ...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Netanyahu struggles to hold on to power as Gantz claims victory Blue and White leader rejects offer to serve under Likud after close-run Israeli electionBenjamin Netanyahu is furiously manoeuvring to cling to office after his rival Benny Gantz refused to serve und...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Iran threatens 'all-out war' if action taken over Saudi oil strike Foreign minister’s comments further inflame tensions in Persian Gulf after oil attacksIran’s foreign minister has warned that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabi...
21:12, 09/19/2019

Who's Winning The IndyCar Championship This Weekend? Sunday will see the final race of the 2019 IndyCar championship take place at Laguna Seca in California, and the title has yet to be decided. Who’s going to be the one to take it home?...
21:49, 09/19/2019

The Latest: Cyprus rescues 12 Syrians in danger aboard boat Cypriot police say a dozen Syrians have been rescued off a small boat around 65 nautical miles southeast of the coastal town of Larnaca after signaling for help...
21:49, 09/19/2019

Penalty: Police say two suspects stole life-sized cutout of Chiefs quarterback Mahomes Two suspects reportedly stole a life-size cutout of popular Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from a McDonald's on Monday and then got into a traffic accident after fleeing the fast food ...
22:12, 09/19/2019

The Family Man Is Now Streaming on Amazon Prime Video in India Manoj Bajpayee and Priyamani's first series roles are here. The Family Man - Amazon Prime Video's newest original series from India - is now streaming....
22:36, 09/19/2019

Gulalai Ismail, Feminist Hunted by Pakistan’s Authorities, Escapes to U.S. After months on the run accused of treason, Ms. Ismail made it to New York. Human rights defenders say she is innocent. Senators are ready to help her....
22:36, 09/19/2019

Kobe Bryant isn't surprised by Nike's support of former NFL player Kaepernick NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant said he's not surprised by Nike's support of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been blackballed by the league following his public protest of police b...
23:00, 09/19/2019

'America's Got Talent' finale: Soulful singer Kodi Lee wins Season 14 Kodi Lee was crowned the Season 14 winner of "America's Got Talent" following what Simon Cowell dubbed "the best final I have ever sat in on my life."        ...
23:24, 09/19/2019

Mason Greenwood’s goal gives Manchester United win over Astana Mason Greenwood came to Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s rescue just as the Manchester United manager’s faith in his promoted young players was beginning to look misplaced.On his first European start the 17-year...
23:24, 09/19/2019

Sony's next State of Play teases 'new game reveals' – but don't expect PS5 news Sony has announced its next State of Play live stream will air on September 24, with the company teasing "new game reveals" and "great news to share". But don't expect any news on the next-g...
23:48, 09/19/2019

"We Are Not In Any Crisis": Prakash Javadekar On Economic Slowdown There is no financial crisis in India, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, adding that the central government was taking all necessary steps to strengthen the economy....
23:48, 09/19/2019

RSS, BJP Misleading Nation Using Mahatma Gandhi's Name: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said the state will celebrate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary next year by educating the new generation about him at a time when Prime......
23:48, 09/19/2019

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four aut...
00:12, 09/20/2019

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, Al Sharpton clash over anti-Semitism accusations as police brutality hearing goes off rails A House Judiciary Committee hearing on law enforcement Thursday descended into a heated confrontation between GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz and MSNBC weekend host Al Sharpton when the Florida lawmaker challenge...
00:36, 09/20/2019

Lorena weakens from hurricane, dumps rain on Mexico's Pacific coast Storm Lorena weakened slightly as it lashed parts of Mexico's Pacific coast with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, including the seaside getaway of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco state, where schools were ...
00:36, 09/20/2019

| Celtic battle back to draw with Rennes in Europa League Ryan Christie scored a second-half penalty as Celtic kicked off their Europa League group-stage campaign with a battling draw away to French Cup holders Rennes....
01:00, 09/20/2019

James Franco seems in love with himself in ‘Zeroville’ James Franco’s new movie “Zeroville” is set in the era following “Once Upon a Time in . . . Hollywood” — it begins with a reference to the Manson murders — but was shot l...
01:00, 09/20/2019

20 Under $20: Minimal Effort, Maximum Pleasure On those nights when you just need to flop, find a wine that’s alive, interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced. It is the reward you deserve....
01:00, 09/20/2019

Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses Lasers beamed directly into your eyes might enable you to experience augmented reality with multi-layered 3D depth, if Apple's latest patent is practical.Read More...
01:24, 09/20/2019

Turkey's steel imports into Europe a 'problem' Turkey's steel imports into Europe are a "greater problem" for the industry than the slowdown in demand from car makers, the boss of Europe's third largest steelmaker has told Sky News....
01:48, 09/20/2019

Hezbollah terrorist scouted NYC-area locations: feds A New Jersey man has spent the past 22 years training with and scouting terror-attack locations for Hezbollah — and provided the group with intelligence on the Port Authority, Grand Central Term...
01:48, 09/20/2019

Ex Ford CEO Fields says UAW corruption probe makes rank-and-file members skeptical of any deal Former Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the United Auto Workers corruption probe will make it harder for union leaders to get their rank-and-file members to sign off on any potential new labor deal with...
01:48, 09/20/2019

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday. (Reporting b...
01:48, 09/20/2019

Man accused of killing Rikers guard planted GPS device on her car: DA A man accused of gunning down his corrections officer ex-gal pal planted a GPS device on her car to track her in the days before her death, Brooklyn prosecutors said Thursday. Keon Richmond, 37, is ac...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Hill Hodgepodge: Pelosi draws from democrats, GOP and Trump for drug pricing plan The House speaker announced her plan for lowering drug prices, which includes negotiations between drugmakers and federal health officials.        ...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Max Mara channels secret service chic at Milan fashion week Also, Fendi goes back to the 70s with crochet and terry towelling, while Missoni injects retro fun News that the next 007 is reportedly female has reached Max Mara HQ in Milan. At the Italian brand’s ...
03:02, 09/20/2019

Why Jim Cramer thinks it's time to sell some of your oil stocks "After a major supply shock failed to move the forward curve, we simply can't expect the oil companies to be aggressive long-term," Jim Cramer says....
03:02, 09/20/2019

David Cameron: former PM accidentally says he 's*** at the TV' when Boris Johnson's £350m red Brexit bus was unveiled In a wide-ranging interview on the day his memoir For The Record hits the shelves, Mr Cameron apologised for Brexit and accepted a portion of the blame "for holding the referendum and losing the refer...
03:27, 09/20/2019

Whistleblower Found Trump Phone Call With Foreign Leader ‘Troubling,’ Official Says The inspector general for the U.S. intelligence community met privately Thursday with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence amid an escalating dispute over a whistleblower complaint abo...
03:49, 09/20/2019

Look: Kate Middleton visits family center, learns about nurse partnership program Kate Middleton paid a visit to the Sunshine House Children and Young People's Development Centre in London on Thursday to learn more about the location's Family Nurse Partnership program....
03:49, 09/20/2019

It's Time to Listen to the Teens Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg landed in the U.S. earlier this month and has since injected a much-needed sense of urgency into the climate conversation. Her climate strike movement is gearing u...
04:12, 09/20/2019

Roku updates $29 Express and $99 Ultra players, adds new discovery tools to OS The new Roku Express with its remote. [credit: Roku ] Ahead of the holiday season, Roku m...
04:12, 09/20/2019

Women players seek class action in lawsuit against U.S. Soccer The 28 United States Women's National Team players suing the U.S. Soccer Federation for gender discrimination made a move in their lawsuit to attempt to legally represent players who came before and w...
04:12, 09/20/2019

Man to drink ‘iconic shot’ with his own severed toe in it Soon, all of him will be toe-gether again. When Nick Griffiths lost his big toe to frostbite in February last year, he gave it a second life — as a morbid cocktail. This June, the British man donated ...
05:00, 09/20/2019

Facebook worker dies after jumping from building at Silicon Valley HQ A Facebook employee died Thursday after jumping from the fourth floor of a building at the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters, police and reports said. The man leapt from a building at the te...
05:24, 09/20/2019

NYPD gifts VP a ‘Pence 20’ jersey during visit to One Police Plaza Members of the NYPD’s semi-pro football team gifted Vice President Mike Pence a No. 20 jersey — a reference to the 2020 presidential campaign — when he stopped by One Police Plaza on Thursday, s...
05:48, 09/20/2019

Eddie Jones’s popularity in Japan proves rewarding for England coach • Coach has several sponsorships deals with Japanese companies• Posters in Sapporo show Jones advertising ginEddie Jones is capitalising on his profile in Japan during England’s World Cup campaign wit...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Rodriguez posts 18th win as Red Sox down Giants Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez earned his career-best 18th win, and his teammates rocked San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner on Thursday afternoon, allowing the host Boston Red Sox to salvage on...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Former El Salvador President Saca gets two-year prison term for bribery A court handed down a two-year prison sentence for bribery to former Salvadoran President Elias Antonio Saca, the attorney general's office said on Thursday....
06:12, 09/20/2019

Microsoft hits record high after announcing $40 billion stock buyback plan, dividend boost (MSFT) Beck Diefenbach/Reuters Microsoft's stock price rose 2.8% to an intraday record high on Thursday after the company announced an 11% increase to its dividend and a $40 billion share buyback program. T...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Modern Warfare Makes Night Vision Goggles Mandatory (And Fun) Night vision goggles in first-person shooters often felt like a gimmick, so I was surprised to find myself actually enjoying them in the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta over the weekend. The PlaySta...
06:12, 09/20/2019

Apex Legends' Third Season Will Bring A New Character, Changes To Ranked Mode Respawn has officially revealed the next champion slated to join Apex Legends. Players can get their hands on hacker Crypto, a brand new weapon, and a slew of battle pass goodies alongside extensive c...
06:12, 09/20/2019

California’s dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deaths from California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting...
06:12, 09/20/2019

| UK must give written Brexit proposal this month - Finnish PM Britain must deliver a written proposal for a solution to the Brexit impasse this month to avoid a no-deal Brexit, the Finnish prime minister Antti Rinne's office says....
06:36, 09/20/2019

| Gantz says he should be next Israeli PM Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main opponent in the country's general election, says he should be prime minister in a broad unity government....
06:36, 09/20/2019

Were Neanderthals driven to extinction by a common childhood illness? There have been many theories about one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of anthropology -- what killed off Neanderthals -- but a new study puts a unique twist on the topic....
06:36, 09/20/2019

With EMUI 10, Huawei courts developers EMUI is Huawei’s bespoke Android environment, available across its entire handset lineup. The latest version, EMUI 10, is a dramatic step forward for the company, and introduces a new “dark mode,” as ...
08:00, 09/20/2019

UAW cites some progress in GM talks With the union's strike against the automaker set to enter its fifth day, UAW Vice President Terry Dittes also cautioned that several issues remain unresolved and negotiations aimed at ending the walk...
08:00, 09/20/2019

This hidden iOS 13 feature is so useful, so why has it taken Apple so long to add it? Having spent a long time poring through the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro Max recently, I've been on the hunt for new features that actually bring something different.As Apple's grand new plat...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Opinion: Can it get worse than this for the Tennessee Titans? Yeah, it can As the Tennessee Titans' offense goes from bad to worse in a humbling loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, might the entire season be going with it?       ...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Sandy Hook mom teaching skills to create a safer classroom TUCSON – The mother of a child who was killed during the Sandy Hook Massacre was in Tucson on Thursday, September 19. Scarlett Lewis spoke about her non-profit charitable organization “The...
08:00, 09/20/2019

Facebook employee jumps to death from headquarters in Northern California: reports A Facebook employee reportedly jumped to his death from the fourth floor of a building at the Facebook campus in Northern California Thursday, according to reports....
08:24, 09/20/2019

Shola Amoo: the man behind the British Moonlight A period movie with a twist, The Last Tree is the coming-of-age story of a boy struggling to find his identity in both the English countryside in which he’s raised and the Nigerian shantytown of his b...
08:49, 09/20/2019

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
09:12, 09/20/2019

The Warm-Up: The teenage saviours of the Europa League "Bukayo Saka and Mason Greenwood lit up an unloved competition last night. Plus: Loris Karius has been at it again and was Dimitar Berbatov actually cool?"...
10:36, 09/20/2019

Unai Emery hints at new Arsenal role for Lucas Torreira after Frankfurt display Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hinted that Lucas Torreira could be used in a more advanced role after he impressed in the Europa League victory against Eintracht Frankfurt....
12:12, 09/20/2019

Germany's coalition to detail carbon-free plans after marathon talks German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Friday unveil a major new climate protection package thrashed out by parties in her coalition through the night ahead of Friday's global day of protests by acti...
13:01, 09/20/2019

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, two senior weather department officials told Reuters...
13:01, 09/20/2019

Arabic Readers in Israel Have to Hope the Border Guards Are Sloppy Books by famed Arab authors, and Arabic translations of writers like Orwell and Joyce, are scarce because of an Israeli ban on imports from Lebanon, Syria and Iraq....
13:24, 09/20/2019

FIFA 20 ratings list: The top 100 players as EA Sports pick Lionel Messi ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo as No1 Football fans rejoice, EA Sports have revealed the full player ratings for FIFA 20's top 100, with Lionel Messi squeezing out Cristiano Ronaldo to be crowned the best player on the game....
13:48, 09/20/2019

Amazon Echo vs Apple HomePod vs Google Home: the battle of the smart speakers You want to make your home smarter, but where do you begin? Well, if you want to try out some smart home products but you're worried they might not be for you - or might cost a small fortune - th...
14:12, 09/20/2019

Jump Aboard the Bandwagon: Two Sizes of the Instant Pot Ultra Are Down to Their Best Price If you don’t have an Instant Pot yet, or want a compact-sized companion to go with your full sized model, the newest Instant Pot Ultra Mini has a rare sale today on Amazon as part of the company’s Gol...
14:12, 09/20/2019

How Experts See Corporate Tax Rate Cut - Early Reactions Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told a news conference that the effective corporate tax rate will be lowered to around 25 per cent from 30 per cent, which she said would be on par with Asian......
14:12, 09/20/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on higher oil prices Futures for Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, as oil prices gained on rising Middle East tensions after a key Saudi Arabian supply hub was knocked out in an attack last weekend....
15:12, 09/20/2019

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and...
17:37, 09/20/2019

You Should Wait to Upgrade to iOS 13 We normally say it’s probably a good idea to update to the latest version of iOS whenever possible—for the extra features you get to play with, the potentially improved performance, and any bug patche...
17:37, 09/20/2019

In ‘The Water Dancer,’ Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Debut Novel, a Slave Tries to Control His Special Powers Coates’s first novel, about a 19th-century man who has the ability to vanish from one place and appear in another, has echoes of work by Gabriel García Márquez, Colson Whitehead and Stephen King....
18:00, 09/20/2019

Calvin Johnson: Lions Made Me "Change My Story" About Concussion Calvin Johnson sat down for an interview with Sports Illustrated to discuss his NFL career and the reasons behind his early retirement from football. Johnson comes across as a guy who is very much at ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Amazon’s Sweeping Climate Plan Is Full of Gaping Holes On Thursday, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he was committing the world’s largest online retailer to meeting the terms of what he christened “The Climate Pledge.” Broadly outlined, signing the p...
18:24, 09/20/2019

LA ‘predator’ Ed Buck had at least 10 victims and drugged unconscious men, complaint says Court records reveal disturbing details about how Buck allegedly targeted and assaulted homeless men struggling with addictionEd Buck, the Los Angeles political activist accused of preying on gay blac...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Justin Trudeau's brownface scandal is bad. But voting him out isn't the solution | Moustafa Bayoumi Let’s make sure that this incident forces us to examine not just Trudeau but also Canada and its racismRecently surfaced photos of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in brownface while at an ‘Arab...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Gardner Minshew and Jaguars' defense stand tall in win over Tennessee Titans Jaguars back-up quarterback throws two TDs in 20-7 victoryJacksonville end a four-game losing streak to division rivalsMinshew Mania is gaining momentum.Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Nature Conservancy’s global photo contest winners 2019 The global conservation body Nature Conservancy, working in 72 countries to tackle climate change and to conserve lands, waters and oceans, has announced its latest photo winners, selected from more t...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Seniors outsmart con men posing as police in Cologne Tricksters posing as police officers have been arrested in the German city of Cologne. Police in the city say a con trick seeking to rob seniors of their savings has been going on for years and is get...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Saudi oil strike: Iran pursuing 'strategy of escalation' The Iranian government has denied any involvement in the drone attack against Saudi Arabia, but observers say that Tehran is trying to raise the stakes in its tug-of-war with Washington....
18:24, 09/20/2019

Fewer German women are taking the pill A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in rece...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Champions League: What the German clubs can learn from matchday 1 The opening matchday of the 2019-20 Champions League saw a mixed bag of performances and results for the German clubs. Bayern Munich's new signings caught the eye while an old hand impressed for Borus...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Disenchantment returns from hiatus with a new prophecy, a new kingdom, and a new mission After a year on hiatus, Disenchantment returns with the second part of its 20-episode first season, and everyone’s fates are still in flux. Queen Dagmar has turned the citizens of Dreamland to stone, ...
18:24, 09/20/2019

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS mules hit the Nurburgring RS version of latest Cayman GT4 seems to be in development; firm's head of sports cars has revealed his desire for one Porsche is again testing what appears to be a hardcore 'RS' version of the lates...
18:48, 09/20/2019

Uber awaits renewal decision on vital London license, just five days before expiry Uber is still waiting to see whether its license in London, which expires on Wednesday, will be renewed as the regulator, which previously stripped the taxi app of its right to operate in the city, r...
18:48, 09/20/2019

Trump: U.S. making a lot of progress with China President Donald Trump told reporters on Friday the United States is making a lot of progress with China, as two of the world's biggest economies work toward resolving their protracted trade dispute....
18:48, 09/20/2019

PlayStation announces new State of Play live stream, will showcase new games PlayStation has announced plans to live stream a new installment of its State of Play series that will showcase new video games on Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET....
19:12, 09/20/2019

‘Lot of work’ before Notre Dame Cathedral rebuild can begin Notre Dame has far to go to recover from a destructive fire but a hardy copper rooster that once topped the spire is serving as a reminder that all wasn't lost....
19:48, 09/20/2019

FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products....
19:48, 09/20/2019

What causes itching after sex? People may experience genital itching after sex due to irritation, lack of lubrication, or an allergy or infection. Causes and treatments may differ between males and females. Learn more here....
21:12, 09/20/2019

Shocking photo shows floods surging through downtown Houston Flooding turned downtown Houston into an underwater ghost town Friday as rescuers scrambled to save stranded drivers and those stuck in their homes following the wild, three-day downpour, according to...
21:12, 09/20/2019

Buffalo police release surveillance video in case of abandoned boy found on porch Buffalo Police have released surveillance videos showing two men in possession of gas cans escorting a little boy away from a burning car—hours before the child was found abandoned on a woman’s porch....
22:01, 09/20/2019

‘No beer on a dead planet’: Activists fight climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn’t resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
22:03, 09/20/2019

The Root's Clapback Mailbag: Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Each and every Friday, The Root sorts through the emails, tweets, direct messages and comments we received that week to find out exactly what is on our readers’ minds. Over the years, we discovered th...
22:04, 09/20/2019

The Magical, Riveting, Amazing Story of JJ and the Enthralling Power of Art It’s early September 2019. The store clerk just outside Amsterdam Centraal Station watches me blow a gust of warm breath into my palms and tells me the best parts of summer left one week ago....
22:04, 09/20/2019

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new carbon dioxide (CO2) pricing system and a higher ai...
22:24, 09/20/2019

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heat...
22:24, 09/20/2019

Second Pacific nation in a week ditches Taiwan for Beijing Kiribati has become the second nation in a week to drop Taiwan as a diplomatic ally and move towards Beijing, Taipei's foreign ministry announced Friday....
22:48, 09/20/2019

Antonio Brown released by New England Patriots amid NFL investigation Brown, a seven-time Pro Bowl selection, played one game with New England following a tumultuous offseason in which he was released by the Oakland Raiders after being traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers....
23:24, 09/20/2019

Twitter suspends account of former top Saudi aide implicated in Khashoggi killing Saud al-Qahtani, a former adviser to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was sanctioned by the United States last year for his role in the killing of the Post columnist....
23:48, 09/20/2019

5 inconvenient truths about the 'climate strike' Thousands of students around the world are leaving class Friday, going on "strike" to demand immediate action against climate change. But critics say they miss these important big-picture facts....
00:24, 09/21/2019

Magnussen: Perez knows he was in the wrong in F1 Singapore GP clash Kevin Magnussen thinks Formula 1 rival Sergio Perez knows he was at fault for their clash in Singapore Grand Prix practice and has rejected the suggestion he broke a gentleman's agreement...
00:24, 09/21/2019

Vinales fastest in MotoGP Aragon FP2, Marquez crashes Maverick Vinales led Yamaha MotoGP team-mate Valentino Rossi in Aragon Grand Prix FP2, though Marquez held onto top spot on the combined times despite a small crash...
00:24, 09/21/2019