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Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

Three-quarters of areas tested show contamination, European Environment Agency saysHeavy metals and a cocktail of dangerous chemicals continue to poison Europe’s seas, wi...

Heavy metals and harmful chemicals 'poison Europe's seas'

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Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
00:36, 05/03/2019

METALS-Metals in tight trade as disappointing China data pressures prices Most industrial metals traded in a tight range on Tuesday after data showed growth in China's factory activity unexpectedly slowing in April, suggesting the economy is struggling to regain traction....
06:36, 04/30/2019

METALS-Most metals fall as China April factory growth is below expectations Most industrial metals fell on Tuesday after data showed factory activity in China, the world's biggest copper consumer, unexpectedly slowed in April, suggesting the country's economy is struggling....
11:00, 04/30/2019

METALS-Most metals rebound from fund selling as trade talks progress Most base metals except copper and zinc on Thursday rose from a tumbling session in the previous day, with progress in the U.S.-China trade talks lending some support....
08:00, 05/02/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but copper and nickel on the Shanghai Futures Exchange ...
06:24, 05/07/2019

METALS-Most metals rise on trade talk progress; zinc dips on ample stocks Most base metals rebounded marginally on Thursday, from a sharp decline in the previous session, as investors cheered reports that the United States and China were making headway in their trade negoti...
09:36, 05/02/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although trading was tight ahead of holidays in top consume...
10:12, 04/29/2019

METALS-Disappointing China data pressures metals prices Most industrial metals fell on Tuesday, after data showed growth in China's factory activity unexpectedly slowed in April, suggesting the economy is still struggling to regain traction. China's offici...
05:00, 04/30/2019

METALS-Shanghai base metals slide in trade war selloff Shanghai copper and zinc slid to multi-month lows on Thursday as the China base metals complex tracked a broad selloff in London overnight amid Sino-U.S. trade tensions, while President Xi Jinping war...
05:12, 05/23/2019

The huge ships taking over the seas When Symphony of the Seas, an 18-deck cruise ship measuring longer than a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, sailed out of port for the very first time this April, it smashed yet another size record in...
01:36, 05/14/2019

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded b...
18:48, 05/23/2019

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

FROM THE FIELD: Liberia boosts efforts to guard against rising seas With rising sea levels due to climate change already affecting coastal communities in Liberia, there are fears that densely populated parts of the capital Monrovia could be submerged, unless action is...
18:24, 04/28/2019

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

Chuckle at These New Game of Thrones Memes Forever Because ‘Laughter Is Poison to Fear’ Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones. “The Last of the Starks,” the fourth Game of Thrones’ episode of season 8 on Sunday night, was filled with so many unintenti...
11:12, 05/06/2019

Titan’s seas may be coated in organic goop that stops waves forming Saturn’s moon Titan has liquid methane seas that are remarkably calm, which may be because a layer of organic “snow” fallen from the atmosphere kills any waves...
10:36, 05/13/2019

Stop eating fish. It’s the only way to save the life in our seas | George Monbiot Unhindered by regulation, driven by greed, the fishing industry is the greatest threat to our oceans. We must take actionIt is the most important news humanity has ever received: the general collapse ...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Poison meant for city rats is killing wildlife in South Africa Rat poison intended to kill rats in Cape Town, South Africa, is seeping into the surrounding environment and harming local wildlife, including caracals, mongooses, otters and owls....
19:36, 05/20/2019

US to strafe crucial nesting area for 3m birds with poison to eradicate mice Midway Atoll to be bombarded with rodenticide after scientists and volunteers discovered seabirds with open wounds Midway Atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the scene of a crucial naval battle in the seco...
07:36, 05/24/2019

‘Poison Rose’ review: John Travolta’s latest withers on the vine John Travolta tries out a Texas twang in this predictable noir from director George Gallo, best known as writer of 1988’s terrific “Midnight Run.” But that was a long time ago, and he didn’t write thi...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high seas and pose “immediate danger to people’s lives a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

California to outlaw toxic pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. The move would...
04:36, 05/09/2019

APNewsBreak: California to outlaw pesticide harmful to kids LOS ANGELES (AP) — California plans to ban a widely used pesticide shown to harm the brains of babies. The state Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday it was taking the action to ban chlorpyr...
18:48, 05/08/2019

Breast pumps may introduce harmful bacteria to babies’ gut microbiome Milk from breast pumps contains more pathogens than milk that is directly breastfed, which may explain why asthma is more common in bottle-fed infants...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today....
06:24, 04/29/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
23:24, 05/20/2019

California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children LOS ANGELES (AP) — California moves to ban toxic pesticide deemed by scientists to be harmful to children ....
18:48, 05/08/2019

UN study finds female voice assistants reinforce harmful stereotypes For the record, the appropriate response to being called a slut isn't, "I'd blush if I could." But that's what Siri is programmed to say. According to a report by the United Nations, th...
20:48, 05/23/2019

California to Outlaw Widely Used Toxic Pesticide Deemed Harmful to Kids (LOS ANGELES) — The nation’s most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used toxic pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday. ...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose highest point is less than five metres above the w...
19:12, 05/17/2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam vows to reject 'harmful' criminal justice bills Looking to mend fences with disgruntled black constituents after a scandal in Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said Wednesday he's rejecting two criminal justice bills he says will only add to racial disp...
21:12, 05/01/2019

Phthalates: why you need to know about the chemicals in cosmetics Also known as plasticizers, phthalates are also commonly found in food packaging and plasticsPhthalates are a group of chemicals most commonly used to make plastic more flexible and harder to break. T...
13:24, 05/23/2019

The US allows 1,300 chemicals banned by Europe to be used in cosmetics. Why? A long list of potentially harmful ingredients banned in the EU are legally allowed in the US due to historically relaxed regulationsRead our entire Toxic America seriesA brief but telling piece of le...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Chemicals from sunscreen get into your blood: Here's what that means When people slather on sunscreen, chemicals in the products are absorbed into the bloodstream, and the health effects are still unknown, a new government study reports....
18:00, 05/07/2019

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of che...
10:36, 05/24/2019

China is pumping tons of banned chemicals into the air Chinese factories are pumping tons of dangerous chemicals into the air despite an international agreement intended to halt the destruction of the ozone layer, a study released on Wednesday said. Two p...
02:24, 05/23/2019

Sunscreen chemicals seep into your bloodstream after one day of use: study The chemicals in popular sunscreens don’t just sit on the surface of the skin — many of them absorb into the bloodstream at levels that far surpass government recommended thresholds for the comp...
20:12, 05/07/2019

Shell's Profits Fall After Chemicals, Refining Operations Take Hit Royal Dutch Shell’s first-quarter earnings fell but the performance of its gas trading business helped the company fare better than many of its rivals....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sasol increases cost estimate for U.S. chemicals plant by around $1 bln South Africa's Sasol has increased its cost projection by around $1 billion for a chemical plant in the United States following a review by the project's new management....
09:24, 05/22/2019

Chemicals or biological agent 'may have killed UK couple in Egypt' John and Susan Cooper did not die in Red Sea resort from natural causes, court told A British couple who died on holiday at a hotel in Egypt may have suffered the effects of an infectious biological a...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Authorities find thousands of liters of chemicals in Germany German authorities are investigating after police found thousands of liters (gallons) of harmful chemicals and gas containers stored in a depot in western Germany....
11:36, 04/29/2019

Pretty hurts: are chemicals in beauty products making us ill? Cosmetics and personal care items women use every day are packed with a constellation of chemicals that health advocates say could be connected to a host of health problemsAnyone who has ever glanced ...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans ...
19:24, 05/06/2019

Terrorists Used "Easily Available Chemicals" To Make Bombs: Sri Lanka PM The suicide bombers behind the Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka assembled easily-available chemicals to make explosives, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said, as authorities probe how......
00:48, 04/30/2019

Authorities find radioactive chemicals at Ohio middle school An Ohio middle school will shut down indefinitely after authorities discovered it was potentially contaminated with cancer-causing radioactive materials, officials said. Scioto Valley Local District o...
16:00, 05/16/2019

China confirmed as source of illegal ozone-destroying chemicals Researchers have been puzzled by rising levels of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11), but a new study suggests the Chinese provinces of Shandong and Hebei are the source...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Making industrial chemicals “green” requires a lot of renewable electricity Enlarge / Huntsman Olefins petrochemical industry, manufacturer of ethylene and propylene, Wilton, Teesside, UK. (credit: Photo by Photofusion/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) When we think...
18:48, 05/20/2019

Starbucks customers sue claiming exposure to potentially fatal pest-control chemicals Starbucks is being sued by a group of New York City customers concerned about exposure to potentially-fatal pest-control chemicals.        ...
04:12, 05/22/2019

FDA Study Finds that Sunscreen Chemicals Reach Our Bloodstream, but the Health Risks Are Unclear Researchers at the Food and Drug Administration have found that people who regularly use certain sunscreens may be absorbing higher-than-safe levels of active ingredients into their bodies. But the sc...
07:00, 05/07/2019

'They have no excuse for it': Tory MP who got Amazon to remove pro-anorexia books insists retailer must stop harmful content being listed A Tory MP who condemned Amazon for selling books promoting anorexia has urged the online retailer to stop harmful material being listed on its website in the first place....
16:48, 05/11/2019

Asian traders are set for new metals contracts The London Metal Exchange is setting its sights on Asian retail investors with the launch of dollar-denominated mini contracts for six base metals in the coming months, CEO Matthew Chamberlain said on...
07:48, 05/07/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium rises for 6th day, set for best week since Aug Shanghai aluminium prices moved higher for a sixth consecutive session in early trade on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in northern China's Shanxi province raise production costs for the metal ...
04:24, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper slides in trade war selloff Copper prices in both London and Shanghai fell to their multi-month lows on Thursday amid an unresolved Sino-U.S. trade tension and after Chinese President Xi Jinping warned of difficult times ahead....
07:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. agrees to lift metals tariffs on Canada, Mexico The bargain calls for both nations to adopt tough monitoring and enforcement measures to prevent subsidized Chinese steel from being shipped to the United States via their territory....
05:36, 05/18/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “With this action, the United States has now impose...
04:36, 05/09/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial metals sector, and vowed to keep squeezing Tehran unle...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Tata Global Shares, Tata Chemicals Spike After Consumer Business Deal Tata Chemicals shareholders will retain their ownership of a focused science-led chemistry solutions and specialty products company, according to Tata Global Beverages....
10:36, 05/16/2019

Tata Chemicals, Tata Global Beverages To Combine Consumer Businesses The boards of directors of Tata Global Beverages and Tata Chemicals approved the de-merger of the consumer products business of TCL into TGBL. Each shareholder of Tata Chemicals will get 1.14 new......
10:36, 05/16/2019

METALS-LME lead near 3-year low on deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks Prices of lead and other industrial metals fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy and metals demand as Washington and Beijing struggled to salvage a deal to end ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action unless Tehran "fundamentally" changed its behavio...
22:12, 05/08/2019

METALS-London copper climbs as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions London copper prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the United States temporarily eased some trade restrictions on Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. On Thursday, the U.S. government had ...
06:00, 05/21/2019

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

METALS-Aluminium set for strong weekly gain on supply concern Aluminium prices in London and Shanghai are set for solid weekly gains on Friday, as alumina refinery shutdowns in China raises production costs for the metal, but a gloomy global growth outlook put p...
08:48, 05/17/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican off...
05:00, 05/16/2019

METALS-Copper prices rise despite weak Chinese factory data Copper prices rose on Tuesday as investors bet that top consumer China would respond to weak factory data with stimulus measures and the U.S. dollar weakened, making metals cheaper for buyers with oth...
15:00, 04/30/2019

METALS-Copper prices drop amid U.S.-China trade deadlock Copper prices fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy as Washington and Beijing appeared at a deadlock in talks to end a bitter trade war....
05:48, 05/13/2019

METALS-Most metal prices rise as U.S.-China trade talks kick off Most London metal prices climbed on Wednesday, buoyed as talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
05:48, 05/01/2019

METALS-Copper prices climb as U.S-China trade talks start London prices for copper and most other metals rose on Wednesday, buoyed as trade talks aimed at ending a bitter trade war between China and the United states kicked off in Beijing....
10:48, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. to remove tariffs on Canadian metals, Mexico deal imminent The United States and Canada on Friday announced a deal to remove tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum in exchange for new curbs to keep dumped metals from China and other countries out of the Unite...
21:48, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper rises on hopes of salvaging U.S.-China trade deal Prices of copper and most other industrial metals rose on hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions, which have been threatening economic growth, even as higher U.S. tariffs on more Chinese goods took ...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Heavy fighting in Libyan capital Heavy fighting raged in the Libyan capital on Saturday as eastern forces made a new push to advance inside the city controlled by the internationally recognized government....
04:00, 05/26/2019

Heavy rain swamps Texas Storms are soaking parts of Texas that have been repeatedly hit by flooding recently, including devastating floods from Hurricane Harvey in 2017.        ...
23:12, 05/08/2019

METALS-Nickel jumps to 2-week peak on short-covering, China hopes Nickel spiked to the highest in over two weeks on Friday as bearish investors covered positions while other industrial metals gained on a weaker dollar and hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....
13:12, 05/24/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on Iran with sanctions on exports of steel, copper and other metals Trump said that Tehran "can expect further actions unless it fundamentally alters its conduct" and said that he looks forward to "meeting with the leaders of Iran in order to work out an agreement."...
22:00, 05/08/2019

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

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

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions; Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 ...
23:12, 05/08/2019

Exclusive: GAM whistle blower concerns focused on bonds sold by metals tycoon A whistle blower at Swiss asset manager GAM Holding AG who alerted UK financial regulators last year did so over concerns about the purchase of more than half a billion pounds of bonds from commoditie...
02:12, 04/29/2019

METALS-Copper prices fall amid deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices dropped on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy and metals demand as Washington and Beijing struggled to salvage a deal to end a bitter trade war....
08:12, 05/13/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015....
06:36, 05/09/2019

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

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new No...
00:48, 05/18/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Chris Long admits to heavy pot use during NFL career Chris Long, who recently announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, took to t...
03:24, 05/23/2019

300 Yaks Die Of Starvation After Heavy Snowfall In Sikkim After a bout of harsh winter weather, around 300 Himalayan yaks have died in Sikkim, said officials. According to government sources, the yaks died in the cold desert region of North Sikkim --......
19:00, 05/12/2019

Heavy rain floods Houston streets The Houston area braced for more serious flooding as heavy rain and hail pelted the nation's fourth largest city for the second time this week, threatening to send some streams over their banks. ...
12:12, 05/10/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
14:12, 05/03/2019

Amazon Agrees to Stop Selling Children's Products With Illegal Levels of Toxic Metals A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office...
08:48, 05/11/2019

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

METALS-Copper gains as hopes for trade deal outweigh soft Chinese data Copper extended its rebound on Wednesday as hopes the United States and China would forge a trade deal overshadowed largely disappointing economic data from top metals consumer China....
15:36, 05/15/2019

METALS-Copper rises on renewed trade deal hopes, Germany's growth recovery Copper and most other base metals rose on Wednesday, as investors took a breather on the U.S.-China trade tension after U.S. President Donald Trump's positive comments, and a rebound in Germany's econ...
10:24, 05/15/2019

Nadal keeps heavy Australian loss to Djokovic in perspective Lesser experienced players than Rafael Nadal have felt destroyed by the kind of defeat Novak Djokovic inflicted on him in the Australian Open final, but that's now how the 17-time major winner th...
14:12, 05/16/2019

Tariffs have complicated fallout in trade-heavy Washington SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trade war with China is having some complicated effects in Washington, one of the nation’s most trade-dependent states. Washington’s overseas ...
22:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in Oklahoma The Latest on a round of severe weather forecast for Southern Plains (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Severe thunderstorms moved across Oklahoma, spawning a few tornadoes, causing damage and worry among t...
05:36, 05/21/2019

GM recalls 368,000 heavy-duty trucks for fire risks General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires....
18:00, 05/03/2019

Heavy rainfall in Germany causes flooding, leaves 1 dead BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Germany has caused widespread flooding, particularly in the south, leaving one person dead. Police in Bavaria said Tuesday that a 44-year-old driver died after losing c...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Stars go metallic, color-heavy at Billboard Awards Taylor Swift, Cardi B, Sophie Turner and Olivia Wilde were some of the sparkliest stars on the red carpet at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas. (May 2)        ...
12:48, 05/02/2019

More heavy rainfall adds to Midwestern flooding problems ST. LOUIS (AP) — Another round of rain has led to more flash flood watches across the Midwest. The National Weather Service issued the watches Tuesday for parts of Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Pemex’s US$8bn loan request comes amid heavy uncertainty NEW YORK, May 15 (LPC) - Petróleos Mexicanos’ (Pemex) US$8bn bank loan comes amid heavy investor uncertainty over the oil company’s debt load, but lenders wanting to maintain links with Pemex and the ...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Detroit area streets flooded from heavy rainfall A suburban Detroit community plans to ask the state for an emergency declaration after flooding that followed heavy rainfall left streets covered with water and stranded some residents in their homes....
01:48, 05/02/2019

Afghan officials say heavy flooding kills 24 people KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says at least 24 people have been killed and 11 others injured in the past month as a new wave of heavy rains and flooding has swept parts of the countr...
10:12, 05/25/2019

Heavy rains threaten river flooding in central U.S. A swath of heavy rainfall and possible severe weather moving across the central United States on Thursday is threatening to flood several areas where rivers are already swollen from previous rains, th...
22:24, 05/02/2019

Heavy rains disrupt aid for survivors of Mozambique cyclones The death toll in northern Mozambique from Cyclone Kenneth has risen to 41 and the United Nations says aid workers are facing difficulties in reaching thousands of survivors...
18:12, 04/30/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and al...
19:36, 05/18/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China tra...
05:12, 05/22/2019

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and al...
07:24, 05/19/2019

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
04:12, 05/24/2019

Jaguar Land Rover posts heavy annual losses Firm records pre-tax annual losses of £3.6 billion - but says revival programme is on track Jaguar Land Rover has recorded an annual loss of £3.6 billion, but chief executive Ralf Speth says an ongoi...
13:48, 05/20/2019

After data scandals, Australia faces an election under heavy profiling Australian political parties are using voter email addresses to find matching social media profiles then combining them with the country's compulsory electoral roll data, illustrating how privacy scan...
05:00, 05/05/2019

Ark Encounter LLC Files Lawsuit After Heavy Rains Damage Property (LEX 18) – The Ark may have been constructed to withstand 40 days and 40 nights of flooding, but Northern Kentucky’s Ark Encounter property did not fare as well as Noah’s original co...
21:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging an offensive on the last big stretch of rebel-held...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Wilder does his part to build anticipation for heavy collision with Joshua Deontay Wilder's first-round obliteration of Dominic Breazeale on Saturday added to the hunger for an undisputed heavyweight title showdown with Anthony Joshua, who gets his turn in the spotlight on J...
06:36, 05/21/2019

More tornadoes, hail, heavy rain in store for U.S. southern plains U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma, but the storm system was not as severe as originally feared, t...
12:12, 05/21/2019

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
00:24, 05/24/2019

Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding Canada's capital city of Ottawa readied on Friday for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an...
18:36, 04/28/2019

U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
09:00, 05/10/2019

Cycling: Ackermann sprints to second Giro stage win in heavy rain German champion Pascal Ackermann took his second stage win of the Giro d'Italia in a sprint finish through torrential rain on Wednesday while injured former race winner Tom Dumoulin pulled out....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Wall Street poised for gains after Monday's heavy selloff U.S. stock index futures indicated gains at the open on Tuesday, as optimistic comments from Washington and Beijing took the edge off market concerns about a further escalation in trade war....
15:24, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Heavy rain causes Texas road closings, rescues The Latest on heavy rain reported across much of Texas (all times local): 6 p.m. Heavy rain reported across much of northern, western and central Texas caused widespread road closings and scattered re...
02:48, 05/09/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Why Golden State is a heavy favorite to advance Though there haven’t been any service breaks heading into Saturday night’s Game 3 of the “virtual” Western Conference championship series featuring the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (ABC, ...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Microsoft is prepping a new Surface Pro 6 variant for heavy multitaskers on a budget After Microsoft waited almost two years to upgrade the 2015-released Surface Pro 4 and another 16 months to revise the 2017 generation of the popular 2-in-1 tablet, it's hard to predict when a Surface...
15:12, 05/17/2019

How Barca and Messi were rocked by Liverpool's heavy metal football Liverpool's stunning comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League semifinals has been described as the greatest in European history. But how did the English Premier League side overcome a 3-0 de...
20:36, 05/08/2019

Heavy practice crash for Kaiser threatens Juncos's Indianapolis 500 Juncos Racing's already questionable entry for the 2019 Indianapolis 500 suffered a huge blow early in 'Fast Friday' practice when Kyle Kaiser crashed...
20:24, 05/17/2019

RPT-U.S. refiners' 2020 plans could shift as heavy fuel becomes expensive U.S. refiners had a plan for 2020: use their complex operations to maximize profits by making products that would comply with new international laws capping sulfur content in shipping fuels....
08:24, 05/11/2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Scrooge gets afflicted with "gold fever" in a reference-heavy but very enjoyable DuckTales Back when David Tennant was the Doctor on Doctor Who, there were two animated Doctor Who stories in which he also voiced his titular role. Don’t bother to look them up, they’re pretty horrible. But wh...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther M...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Louis Vuitton pays homage to New York in embellishment-heavy JFK show The collection featured strong silhouettes, skyline imprints and shield-like headpiecesNo sooner had the feathers been swept off the steps of the Met following the glittering gala opening to the Camp:...
17:36, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Heavy rain and widespread power outages hit southeast Texas, Louisiana Hailstones the size of golf balls along with fast, heavy rains pelted the Texas' Gulf coast from Houston up into Louisiana, bringing as much as 4 inches of rain, flooded highways and downed power line...
14:12, 05/10/2019

China's top banking regulator: Any yuan bears will suffer 'heavy losses' China's banking and insurance regulator on Saturday said it did not expect a persistent decline in the yuan and warned speculative short sellers they would suffer "heavy losses" if they bet again...
07:36, 05/25/2019

Tati Westbrook Says Her Heart Is "Heavy" Amid Feud With James Charles Tati Westbrook is taking a step back from the camera. After severing ties with her YouTube protégé James Charles last week, the beauty guru announced she would not be posting a......
18:00, 05/13/2019

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to r...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Heavy rains, 'incredible' flooding blamed for 2 deaths across Southeast from storm system Heavy rains from a storm system sparked flash flooding that turned deadly across portions of the Southeast on Sunday and may have also contributed to a freight train derailment....
21:00, 05/12/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Top Border Patrol official: Facilities not 'designed to handle' heavy flow of immigrants A top border patrol official said Monday on “Fox & Friends” that facilities intended to house migrants and illegal immigrant detainees were “not designed to handle [the] type of flow” being seen along...
02:48, 05/07/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and hu...
20:00, 05/18/2019

Bhubaneswar Airport Suffers Heavy Damage As Cyclone Fani Batters Odisha The Biju Patnaik International Airport in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar became a victim of the monster winds of Cyclone Fani which battered Odisha today....
19:48, 05/03/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to Palestinian heavy rocket fire Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired scores of rockets into southern Israel Saturday, prompting an Israeli response with airstrikes and tank fire....
03:00, 05/05/2019

Suncor Energy Q1 profit soars 86.3 pct on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Suncor Energy Inc reported a 86.3 percent rise in first quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting from improved Canadian heavy crude pricing on the back of Alberta's mandated output cuts....
02:24, 05/02/2019

Heavy rain to threaten parts central U.S. with river flooding, travel disruptions The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while at the same time, heavy rain will threaten an area farther north....
22:12, 05/18/2019

UN committed ‘to support the Libyan people’ as Guterres departs ‘with deep concern and a heavy heart’ The United Nations Secretary-General left Libya on Friday voicing his hope that the divided country can “avoid a bloody confrontation” in and around the capital Tripoli....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits West Bengal Triggering Heavy Rainfall, Uprooting Trees Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making......
03:24, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Hits Bengal, Triggers Heavy Rain, Uproots Trees: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
07:36, 05/04/2019

South Korean Hyundai Heavy workers stage full-scale strike over merger Unionized workers at Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. staged a full-scale strike on Wednesday to protest a plan to split up the company for a merger with a smaller local shipbuilder....
11:00, 05/22/2019

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage....
10:00, 05/23/2019

Israel-Hamas cease fire reported Monday after heavy weekend Gaza battle killed 27 The escalation had killed 23 on the Gaza side, both militants and civilians, while on the Israeli side four civilians were killed from incoming fire.        ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Suncor Energy Q1 profit beats estimates on improved Canadian heavy crude pricing Canada's Suncor Energy Inc reported a profit on Wednesday that beat analysts' estimates as the integrated oil producer reaped the benefits of improved Canadian heavy crude pricing due to Alberta's pro...
02:24, 05/02/2019

METALS-Copper recovers from 2-1/2-month low; Tesla sees shortage of copper, nickel Copper prices and other industrial metals rebounded slightly on Friday in thin Labour Day holiday trade, with electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc expecting a global shortage for nickel and copper....
05:36, 05/03/2019

Fulham 0 Newcastle 4: Scott Parker's side say farewell to Premier League with heavy home defeat Newcastle United finished their season with a flurry of goals as Scott Parker's first game as permanent Fulham manager ended in a 4-0 rout at Craven Cottage....
20:48, 05/12/2019

'Up to my kneecaps in water': New Orleans slammed with heavy rains, flooding streets Heavy rains swamped New Orleans on Sunday, inundating streets, stranding cars and shutting down all public streetcar and bus service.        ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Jan Vertonghen injury: Head-injury experts demand protocol changes after Tottenham defender suffers heavy knock Leading head-injury experts have called for an overhaul of football's concussion protocols following the treatment of Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen on Tuesday....
17:12, 05/01/2019

Pour Heavy Cream on Fruit Instead of Whipped Cream My dad lived in Washington state when I was a teen, which meant I spent many summers picking cherries and berries with my stepmom and sisters. Most of the fruit would be baked into pies and cobblers, ...
22:12, 05/14/2019

CBOE TO LIST OPTIONS ON TWO NEW METALS ETF PRODUCTS: iSHARES COMEX GOLD TRUST & iSHARES SILVER TRUST CHICAGO, December 5, 2008 -Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that beginning Monday, Dec. 8, the Exchange will list options on two new precious metals exchange-traded funds (ETFs) -...
17:24, 05/02/2019

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

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
16:36, 05/23/2019

Chimpanzees eat tortoises after smashing them open on tree trunks A group of chimpanzees in Gabon has figured out how to eat tortoises by cracking open their shells against tree trunks — further evidence of the apes’ ingenuity...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Kelly Clarkson's son is unaware that she's famous Kelly Clarkson shared that even though her daughter wants to follow in her footsteps and be a singer, her kids just see her as "mom."        ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors NEW YORK (AP) — Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission: freeing nonviolent drug offenders serving life in a federal system the lawyers are working to reform. When it...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Deputy is fired a day after filing to run against sheriff KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida deputy was fired a day after filing to run against his boss in a 2020 sheriff’s race. The Orlando Sentinel reports that Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson fired ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Tom Hanks joins “Today” show at Indianapolis INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Indianapolis 500 (all times local): 9 a.m. NBC has taken its “Today” show to Indianapolis Motor Speedway as part of its salute to “Hidden Heroes...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Crews Searching For Missing Kayaker In Pike County (MOUNTAIN TOP NEWS) – Emergency crews are searching the river in Pikeville for a missing kayaker. According to our news partners at Mountain Top News (formerly East Kentucky Broadcasting), the k...
16:48, 05/23/2019

|'Whac-a-Mole'stockmarketisnowgettinghitfromallsides There’s the trade war, the escalating conflagration in Washington, near-anarchy in the UK and tensions in the Middle East. Add perceptions of a stiffening Federal Reserve and signs global economic gro...
16:48, 05/23/2019

|WalmartsendsveterantofixstrugglingSouthAfricabusiness Massmart Holdings fell the most in three months as the troubled South African retail chain warned on profit and majority shareholder Walmart sent one its own to help stem declines....
16:48, 05/23/2019

The best new hotels and renovated resorts in the Hamptons Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk The long-awaited renovation of the old Montauk Yacht Club is the buzziest news on the East End. Debuting Memorial Day weekend, the 107-room property will ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Novartis CEO sees chance to accelerate profit margin target Novartis could reach its main drugs business's margin target "a little sooner" than 2022, as it now forecasts, as it cuts costs and as new drugs including gene therapy accelerate, Chief Executive Vas ...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low Deutsche Bank's chief executive promised shareholders "tough cutbacks" at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany's biggest lender, wh...
17:00, 05/23/2019

US weekly jobless claims unexpectedly fall First-time claims for state unemployment benefits were expected to total 215,000 for the most recent week, up slightly from the 212,000 claims reported for the previous week....
17:12, 05/23/2019

Heseltine: I'll stay a Tory and fight our Right-wing zealots Michael Heseltine today hit out at hardline Brexit-backing Tories for the party's European election "disaster" — and branded them a "destructive force"....
17:12, 05/23/2019

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spi...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Automakers Cut 38,000 Jobs in the Last Six Months and More Are on the Way: Report Things start getting depressing when you count up automakers’ recent job cuts, Dr. Z retires but not before telling Daimler to cut costs, Bosch gets fined for role in Dieselgate, Tesla has doubters on...
17:36, 05/23/2019

Pragya Thakur, Malegaon Accused, Leads In Bhopal, Digvijaya Singh Trails Pragya Singh Thakur - the saffron-robed woman long known for her alleged involvement in the Malegaon blasts -- is taking on Congress's Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal in the Lok Sabha elections. As of......
17:48, 05/23/2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard improving; Kyle Lowry's thumb 'not great' Toronto Raptors head coach Nick Nurse revealed that Kawhi Leonard's undisclosed leg injury is improving, but Kyle Lowry's thumb injury is becoming problematic....
18:00, 05/23/2019

Schwarzenegger, Hamilton return in 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Get your first look at the trailer for "Terminator: Dark Fate," the first film since 1991's "Judgment Day" to feature original star Linda Hamilton.        ...
18:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. FAA meets with air regulators on fate of Boeing 737 MAX The Federal Aviation Administration is meeting with international air regulators from around the world on Thursday to determine what is needed to return the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX to return it to ...
18:12, 05/23/2019

End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief Although obstetric fistula has largely been eliminated in developed countries, more than two million women and girls still live with the painful and disfiguring condition, according to UN data....
18:24, 05/23/2019

Sony envisions 'clothes' with haptic feedback for PSVR Sony might have grander virtual reality ambitions for the PlayStation 5 beyond a headset and traditional controllers to let you play games Ready Player One-style in a body suit. It filed a patent for ...
18:24, 05/23/2019

Sarah Connor's back in the first trailer for Terminator: Dark Fate We haven’t seen anything from Deadpool director Tim Miller’s new Terminator movie since last summer, when Paramount released a teaser image that featured new stars Natalia Reyes and Mackenzie Davis al...
18:36, 05/23/2019

CNN’s Brian Stelter deletes tweet claiming he covered Michael Avenatti story: ‘I got mixed up’ CNN once helped make a star out of embattled attorney Michael Avenatti and now the liberal network’s in-house media guru Brian Stelter was caught misleading followers about the former porn lawyer, eve...
18:36, 05/23/2019

Audi kills TT as it bids to emerge as a premium EV brand When it launched in 1998, the two-seat Audi TT won numerous fans but more importantly, it established Audi as a design leader. This helped differentiate it from the more handling-oriented BMW and comf...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Head of NOAA says 5G deployment could set weather forecasts back 40 years. The wireless industry denies it. Both sides agree that American advancement and leadership in 5G is critical, but talks break down when it comes to the acceptable level of interference....
18:48, 05/23/2019

WRAPUP 2-Loan growth drives profit beat at Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank Two of Canada's largest lenders beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profits on Thursday, as strong loan growth boosted their retail banking businesses and interest income....
18:48, 05/23/2019

Islanders agree to terms with Brock Nelson on 6-year deal The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with center Brock Nelson on a six-year contract through the 2024-25 season. General manager Lou Lamoriello announced the contract Thursday. Nelson scored 25...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Art connecting the Amazon rainforest and Greenland's glaciers Storms, droughts, floods — climate change has been driving thousands of students to the streets every Friday. But how are artists addressing the subject? Photographer Barbara Dombrowski has forged her...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Xbox One Games News: Massive Xbox One exclusive gets surprise new update ahead of E3 2019 Gears of War 5 has received a bit of an update via a leaked Microsoft document - and it suggests the iconic franchise is going to make a blistering return to form....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Fortnite Fortbyte 16 Found In A Desert House With Too Many Chairs Location for Season 9 Fortbyte 16 of 100 is now live in the game with a clue that reads "Found In A Desert House With Too Many Chairs". Here's the location to help you locate this latest Fortbyte challenge puzzle piece....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Morehouse Isn't a Heartwarming Story Billionaire and Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert Smith’s announcement that he would personally absolve the student debt of the school’s entire graduating class this year—a gift of histori...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Raytheon wins $151.5M contract to provide missile support for U.S., 20 allies Raytheon Missile Systems was awarded a $151.5 million contract to provide the United States and 20 allies with integrated logistics support and repairs for sustainment of AIM-9X Sidewinder tactical mi...
19:24, 05/23/2019

| Mother posts tragic message on Facebook before plunging to her death with 2-year-old daughter The bodies of German national Tanja Ludwig and her daughter were found at the base of a cliff below a tourist hotspot in Wollongong, south of Sydney in Australia....
19:24, 05/23/2019

Ancient East African rocks offer clues to a rare type of volcano Rocks recovered from a remote mountainside in East Africa have offered scientists fresh insights into an unusual type of volcano -- a type of volcanism more hazardous than previously thought....
19:36, 05/23/2019

BC-KY–Kentucky News Digest 1:40 pm, KY Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at (502) 583-7718 o...
19:48, 05/23/2019

| Black Africans must pick up Everest challenge, says landmark climber The first black African woman to climb Everest says that people from her continent must seek "amazing" new challenges to prove they can compete with the best....
19:48, 05/23/2019

Rahul Gandhi loses his seat in Congress party landslide defeat Party leader’s north Indian constituency was bastion of support for his famous familyAs India’s opposition Congress party went down to a landslide defeat on Thursday, its leader, Rahul Gandhi, was als...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Bittersweet no more: Rolling Stones pass Verve royalties to Richard Ashcroft An acrimonious copyright dispute meant Ashcroft was forced to give up royalties to Bitter Sweet Symphony, but a ‘kind and magnanimous gesture from Mick and Keith’ passes rights to himMick Jagger and K...
20:00, 05/23/2019

'Put that down, cancel that': the Guardian tracks Philip Green to Monaco As his Arcadia empire struggles for survival, its chairman is planning a grand prix partyWhile Sir Philip Green’s 19,000 employees fear for their future as his Arcadia retail empire attempts to engine...
20:00, 05/23/2019

|Facebookremovesarecord2.2billionfakeaccounts Facebook said it removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first quarter, a record that shows how the company is battling an avalanche of bad actors trying to undermine the authenticity of the world’s ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

How lack of sleep harms circulation New research pinpoints a possible mechanism underlying the relationship between lack of sleep and a heightened risk of diverse cardiovascular problems....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Endeavor Group, Owner of UFC and Miss Universe Pageant, Files for IPO The company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the Miss Universe pageant and Hollywood’s largest talent agency filed for an initial public offering on the NYSE....
20:12, 05/23/2019

Oil Prices Fall Sharply Amid Building U.S. Inventories Oil futures dropped sharply amid building U.S. inventories and concerns around global trade. West Texas Intermediate futures were on course for their sharpest daily drop so far in 2019....
20:12, 05/23/2019

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long! If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...
20:24, 05/23/2019

Kellyanne Conway complains Nancy Pelosi treated her like a 'maid' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is taking verbal jabs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a White House meeting that dissolved into rancor, Wednesday. Conway said Pelosi treated her "as sh...
20:24, 05/23/2019

New Jersey shore in 'really great shape' for summer thanks to mild winter and engineers A mild winter and restoration projects initiated after Hurricane Sandy in 2012 "have left most beaches in relatively good shape,” an expert said.        ...
20:24, 05/23/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking ...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Captain Marvel Becomes a Bodega Avenger in a New Series from IDW Now that Captain Marvel’s made her long-awaited debut on the big screen in her own solo film and helped defeat Thanos in Avengers: Endgame, she’s one of Marvel’s most high-profile heroes taking up spa...
20:36, 05/23/2019

Video: Ferrari 488 Pista vs McLaren 720S - 700bhp supercar face-off They are two of the most exciting supercars to unleash on a track - but what are they like at road-legal speeds away from a circuit? The Ferrari 488 Pista and McLaren 720S are two of Autocar's favour...
20:36, 05/23/2019

An engineer allegedly falsified inspection reports for SpaceX rockets Federal investigators believe a quality assurance engineer responsible for inspecting parts for SpaceX had been falsifying reports. The engineer works for New York-based PMI Industries and is accused ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

In memoriam: Why Marine Jamel Herring keeps fighting Former U.S. Marine Jamel Herring has faced unimaginable traumas. Getting through them hasn't been easy, but his determination to do so has never been stronger....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Gas prices may have already peaked as summer travel season kicks off As the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season, drivers are poised to benefit from declining gas prices.        ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision”...
20:48, 05/23/2019

PM Modi Struck Chord With Voters With Nationalism Talk: Sumitra Mahajan Elated over the BJP's spectacular victory in the general elections, outgoing Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan Thursday said it was for the first time in the country that elections were fought......
21:00, 05/23/2019

Election Commission Website Crashes Several Times On Result Day As soon as the counting for Lok Sabha polls began on Thursday morning, the Election Commission website designed to give out latest trends and results crashed....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Gautam Gambhir Wins East Delhi, Atishi Extends An Olive Branch Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi, who trails the BJP's Gautam Gambhir by over 4.8 lakh votes in an unequal three-cornered race for the East Delhi Lok Sabha seat, today congratulatedher rival in a.....
21:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei’s next big challenge is building its own OS After a bunch of companies stopped trading with Huawei, the company is preparing for life after that. Most important of them all was Google, whose ban means the Chinese tech giant can’t use Android, G...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Review: A mean old man finds a dog, but does he find a purpose in Mary Miller's 'Biloxi'? Mary Miller's "Biloxi" is an engrossing character study of a contemptuous old man who tries to find some meaning in life through a dog named Layla.        ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
21:24, 05/23/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul fight quietly broke out after Rockets failure After the Rockets’ season ended with a 118-113 loss to the Warriors last week, Chris Paul and James Harden took an argument over ball distribution into the locker room. As reported by The Athlet...
21:24, 05/23/2019

French far-right tops poll, EU vote turns into Le Pen/Macron duel Support in France has risen for both Marine Le Pen's far-right party and President Emmanuel Macron's candidates three days before voting in the European parliament elections, an opinion poll showed....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Senegal's Salt Queen tastes success in a man's world Marie Diouf has built a business gathering salt from marshland she bought in Senegal, succeeding in a trade where most marsh owners are men and earning her the nickname "Salt Queen"....
21:36, 05/23/2019

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed Iran will not surrender to U.S. pressure and will not abandon its goals even if it is bombed, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, stepping up the war of words between the Islamic Republic and t...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Trump hails India's Modi for election win U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a big election victory that put his Hindu nationalist party on course to increase its parliamentary majority....
21:36, 05/23/2019

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce fro...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Free lap dances, drinks and limo rides — inside the NYC Fleet Week ‘pleasure cruise’ Fleet Week sailors are getting the most out of their Big Apple shore leave — receiving VIP treatment that includes free drinks, lap dances and limo rides. “It’s supposed to be professional...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Weightlifter snaps leg trying to squat 550 pounds in gruesome scene This is the moment things go horribly wrong for a Russian weightlifter who suffers a gruesome injury when his right leg snaps as he tries to squat about 550 pounds. Yaroslav Radashkevich, 20, suffered...
21:36, 05/23/2019

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demons...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbo...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Without true friends or allies, Theresa May’s downfall was inevitable | Simon Jenkins The prime minister’s failure to embrace pragmatism sealed her fate. Her successor will have to deploy very different skillsAll political careers end in failure. Not all end in a punishment beating. Th...
22:00, 05/23/2019

T-Mobile's One Plan Becomes Magenta, Complicates Netflix Bonus The U.S. government continues to mull over T-Mobile’s potential merger with Sprint, that hasn’t stopped T-Mobile from giving its most popular phone plan a new name and a few added benefits, but at the...
22:24, 05/23/2019

Read a harrowing excerpt from Jim DeRogatis’ Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly Back in February, after numerous victims came forward to be a part of the illuminating six-part Lifetime documentary series Surviving R. Kelly, the singer and producer was formally charged with ten co...
22:24, 05/23/2019

Here are some words of inspiration, courtesy of the queens of RuPaul's Drag Race If you woke up today feeling shitty about yourself, let the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race’s eleventh season lift your spirits up with some words of inspiration....
22:24, 05/23/2019

The 11 Best Fiction Books of 2019 So Far For the characters in many of the best novels and short-story collections of the year so far, the search to understand oneself is fraught. Teenagers facing the turbulence of first love wrestle with th...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Instagram website was leaking user details for months A security researcher has revealed that Instagram's website leaked user contact information, including phone numbers and email addresses, over a period of at least four months.Data scientist and ...
23:12, 05/23/2019

US charges Julian Assange with violating the Espionage Act Federal prosecutors have charged WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange with 17 more criminal counts, including accusations that he violated the Espionage Act. The US charged him last month with conspira...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Wirecutter's best deals: Save $80 on an Eero mesh networking bundle This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read Wire...
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| New York puts Democrats a step closer to Trump’s tax returns New York politicians have given final passage to legislation that would allow US President Donald Trump's state tax returns to be released to congressional committees that have, so far, been barred fr...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Battlefield V's Getting More Generous With Ammo Since launch, Battlefield V’s been stingy with ammo and supplies. The game has a controversial “Attrition” system that limits the available resources for players in an attempt to force team cooperatio...
23:36, 05/23/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Endgame’s Resolution Of Black Wido Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Endgame’s Resolution Of Black Widow Was A Disservice To Both Her, And Hawkeye • Japanese Cookbook 101 - Pt. 1: Dashi, Misoshiru, Furik...
23:36, 05/23/2019

Fox Nation announces new shows hosted by Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones Fox News contributors Tyrus, Kat Timpf, Tammy Bruce and Lawrence Jones will host new shows on Fox Nation, the on- demand, subscription-based streaming service, the network announced Thursday....
23:36, 05/23/2019

This could be the most valuable Porsche ever sold The Porsche 911's great grandfather is going up for auction this summer and it could well be the most valuable car ever sold with the Porsche name on it....
23:36, 05/23/2019

Conservative moderates plan to take back control of Boris Johnson as prime minister Luke Dray/Getty Images Boris Johnson is fighting to win over centre-ground Conservative Members of Parliament in the race to replace Theresa May. Johnson is a divisive figure in the party after leadi...
23:48, 05/23/2019

U.S. charges WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with espionage The U.S. Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday, saying he unlawfully published the names of classified sources and conspired with and...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Samsung’s next foldable smartphone may avoid the pitfalls of the Galaxy Fold The age of the foldable smartphone stumbled right out of the gate as multiple Galaxy Fold review units suffered from serious malfunctions before the device could even make it to market. As a result, S...
00:12, 05/24/2019

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Under-Seat Bags Now boarding: our readers’ four favorite under-seat bags. Whether this is the only bag you bring on a weekend getaway, or a companion to your rolling carry-on, you can’t go wrong with any of these opt...
00:24, 05/24/2019

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to Th...
00:36, 05/24/2019

Southwest won't charge passengers to change planes to avoid the Boeing 737 Max Southwest Airlines won't charge passengers to avoid flying on the Boeing 737 Max, grounded after 2 crashes, if the jets are allowed to fly again....
00:48, 05/24/2019

Your social-media photo could soon have you starring in a porn video A "Deepfake" video is one created with several photos of a subject. Using AI, these pictures can be used to create a video of the subject doing something that he or she never did. But Samsung has take...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Massive iPhone 11 & iOS 13 leak reveals even more important details Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersWith around four months to go until Apple releases iOS 13 and the iPhone 11, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro has teamed up with tipster Max Weinbach to rev...
00:48, 05/24/2019

FAA says Boeing 737 MAX 8 approval could come early as late June: sources FAA and Boeing representatives briefed members of the International Civil Aviation Organization's governing council in Montreal on Thursday on efforts to return the plane to service....
01:24, 05/24/2019

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and sho...
01:36, 05/24/2019

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

El Salvador wartime parties race clock to pass amnesty law An amnesty bill that critics say aims to whitewash crimes committed during El Salvador's bloody civil war faced an uncertain fate in Congress on Thursday following an outcry from victims' families, th...
01:36, 05/24/2019

How Jimmy Pitaro silenced the screams of ‘left-wing’ ESPN The nadir of ESPN’s failure with politics came in September 2017, when Jemele Hill, lucratively paid and newly minted co-host of a network family jewel, the 6 p.m. “SportsCenter,” responde...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Raptors vs. Bucks: How Toronto improved its chances It’s all knotted up at two wins apiece in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals heading into Thursday’s pivotal Game 5 (TNT, 8:30 p.m.). Toronto is still a clear market underdog to the Milwaukee Bucks. Bu...
01:48, 05/24/2019

A week of Trump-fueled dysfunction leaves Congress gasping One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled ...
02:00, 05/24/2019

‘We’re getting back on track’: Dems ready Mueller strategy shift Democrats admit it: They need to shift their post-Mueller strategy.They’ve been so busy fighting technical battles over access to special counsel Robert Mueller’s report that they’ve barely had time t...
02:00, 05/24/2019

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positivity....
02:12, 05/24/2019

Kombucha: Revered For Millennia, But Is It Really A Life Saving Brew? There have been hundreds of health food trends over the years – from green tea to coconut oil it can be overwhelming to know which of them really do have amazing health benefits. One health food which...
02:24, 05/24/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant won't be ready for Game 1 of NBA Finals Kevin Durant is still expected to be ready at some point during the NBA Finals after his strained calf was re-evaluated, but it won't be Game 1.        ...
02:24, 05/24/2019

Man charged in death of daughter he mistook for intruder GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Authorities in South Carolina have charged a man with killing his daughter, whom he mistook for a potential intruder. The Greenville County Sheriff’s Office says 43-year-...
02:36, 05/24/2019

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members, which was drafted in response to explosions of crude oil trains in the U...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Serial killer who terrorized Florida in 1984 with the slayings of 10 women has been executed....
02:36, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Jurors break for night in church shooting case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee church shooting suspect’s trial (all times local): 5 p.m. A jury will return to consider whether to convict a man charged with fatally shootin...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Severe Thunderstorm Watch This Evening A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for areas along and north of I-64 until midnight. Clusters of strong and severe thunderstorms have been moving eastward through the evening. These stronger sto...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Bengals WR Tyler Boyd looking for $10M a year on next deal Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd had a breakout season in 2018 and hopes the team rewards him with at least $10 million annually on his next contract....
02:48, 05/24/2019

WTA roundup: Garcia rallies to reach Strasbourg semis No. 4 seed Caroline Garcia of France rallied from a set and a break down and reached her first semifinal of 2019 with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win Thursday over Ukrainian teenager Marta Kostyuk at the Internat...
02:48, 05/24/2019

DT McCoy to visit Browns on Friday Interest from the Cleveland Browns is being reciprocated by free agent defensive tackle Gerald McCoy, who will be in Berea, Ohio, at team headquarters on Friday....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Nxivm guru Keith Raniere had sex slave ‘food cam,’ oinked as they ate: witness Accused cult leader Keith Raniere was so worried that his sex slaves would put on weight that he set up a spy camera in the kitchen of a home he shared with many of them, a witness said Thursday. R...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Seven Things To Make Beach Trips More Enjoyable For Your Kid (And Yourself) Summer is around the corner, and I cannot wait to take our son to the place I love the most: The beach. We’ve been taking him since he was tiny, and thankfully, he ended up loving it as much as we do....
03:00, 05/24/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
03:24, 05/24/2019

Summer 2019 preview: Streep, Springsteen, ‘Spider-Man’ heat things up Springsteen, Streep and Spider-Man — and that’s just for starters. This summer promises to be a hot ticket, with new albums from The Boss and Madonna, plus four live shows in New York by Ariana Grande...
03:36, 05/24/2019

Special Weather Statement issued May 23 at 9:21PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY At 921 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located near Frankfort, moving east at 30 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include… Lexi...
03:48, 05/24/2019

We Tested YouTube Premium So You Don't Have To We’ve all been tempted by the monthlong free trial that streaming services offer. You can always cancel, right? But as Matthew Kitchen found when sampling YouTube Premium, it’s all too easy to get suc...
03:48, 05/24/2019

This Asparagus-Ricotta Toast Is So Right Now Blink and we’ll be out of asparagus season. This recipe brandishes seared spears on griddled sourdough spread with herbed ricotta. Put an egg on it and make it a meal....
03:48, 05/24/2019

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives ov...
04:00, 05/24/2019

TSA is preparing for a busy Memorial Day weekend travel season NBC — The Transportation Security Administration is preparing for the busiest travel season ever, which kicks off Thursday. More than 260 million passengers are expected to pass through security...
04:12, 05/24/2019

MOVES-D.E. Shaw's top shareholder activist Koffey leaves hedge fund Hedge fund manager Quentin Koffey, who joined D.E. Shaw & Co two years ago from Elliott Management Corp to lead its shareholder activism strategy, has left to join Senator Investment Group LP, the fir...
04:24, 05/24/2019

No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran Iran will not hold talks with the United States "under any circumstances" while the rights of the Islamic republic are not respected, said an official quoted Thursday by state media....
04:36, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi Warns Move To Impeach Trump New Premature, 'Very Divisive' Democrats are not yet ready to initiate impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump, top Democrat Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday, warning that such a course of action would be "very......
04:36, 05/24/2019

Britain Postpones Brexit Vote, Says Official The British government on Thursday postponed Theresa May's final Brexit showdown in parliament following an outcry over concessions that looked set to speed up the end of her tumultuous spell as......
04:36, 05/24/2019

MSI puts Intel Core i9 processors and Nvidia RTX GPUs into its Trident desktops Computex 2019 is right around the corner, and besides massive announcements like the expected release of AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPUs and Navi graphics cards, plenty of other companies have kit to show....
04:48, 05/24/2019

MSI amps up laptops with 9th-Gen Intel Core i9 processors, Nvidia RTX graphics Computex 2019 is almost here, and with it will come a couple of new gaming laptops from MSI bringing the latest in high performance silicon from Intel and Nvidia. MSI has unveiled the new hardwar...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday....
04:48, 05/24/2019

Pennsylvania utilities commission approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission on Thursday approved T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of rival Sprint Corp, bringing the megamerger one step closer to completion....
04:48, 05/24/2019

Mercedes has tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it has a tyre warm-up "concern" for Monaco Grand Prix qualifying, despite its imperious form in the two Thursday practice sessions...
05:12, 05/24/2019

Voters endorse Modi’s vision of a muscular, stridently Hindu India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party are poised to win a clear majority of seats in Parliament, a result that represents a stunning mandate for the charismatic and polarizing politician....
05:36, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country’s far-right presid...
05:36, 05/24/2019

Trump Administration to Expand Penalties for Currency Manipulators The administration proposed expanding a trade penalty that is typically used to put tariffs on countries for unfair subsidies to address manipulated currency....
05:48, 05/24/2019

Kellen Winslow rape trial Day 4: Woman testifies about 'pervert in the neighborhood' On Day 4 of the rape trial of Kellen Winslow II, a Vietnamese neighbor took the stand to testify about indecent exposure by the former NFL player.        ...
06:00, 05/24/2019

Popular Twitch Streamer Tfue's Contract With FaZe Leaks As Public Dispute Rages On Earlier this week, Turner “Tfue” Tenney, a 21-year-old Fortnite pro who is one of the most popular streamers on Twitch, sued FaZe, the esports organization to which he is currently signed. The suit sa...
06:12, 05/24/2019

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as ...
06:12, 05/24/2019

Video Games Should Be Weirder I’ve been thinking a lot about yesterday’s surprise announcement of Playdate, the new handheld games experiment from Firewatch publisher Panic. More than anything, it’s weird: A small, single-purpose ...
06:12, 05/24/2019

More Telltale Games Are Disappearing From Digital Storefronts Valve recently removed the option to buy the Telltale-developed series Tales From The Borderlands on Steam, and Good Old Games has announced it will no longer be selling any of Telltale’s games starti...
06:12, 05/24/2019

Wikipedia case against NSA internet snooping returns to court Attorneys for Wikipedia are scheduled to return to federal court next week in a long-running fight to limit government surveillance of internet messages....
06:24, 05/24/2019

Big names headed to New Mexico to film ‘The Comeback Trail’ SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Tommy Lee Jones and Morgan Freeman soon will be on their way to New Mexico to start work on “The Comeback Trail.” The feature film will ...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Colombian breeds rare frogs to undermine animal traffickers NOCAIMA, Colombia (AP) — In a small farmhouse surrounded by cloud forest, Iván Lozano inspects dozens of glass containers that hold some of the world’s most coveted frogs. The conservationist ha...
06:24, 05/24/2019

National Women's Hockey League Announces Progress Toward Paying Living Wages To Players The National Women’s Hockey League, facing more than a little uncertainty about its future amid upheaval across North American women’s hockey, reached an agreement Thursday with its players associatio...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Maduro says U.S. seeks to destroy Venezuela state-backed food program Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday accused the United States of seeking to destroy a food aid program that the government of the crisis-stricken OPEC nation says feeds some 6 million fami...
06:36, 05/24/2019

Should I see a doctor about my cough? Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. L...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
07:24, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couple...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-right president will roll back LGBT social gains....
07:36, 05/24/2019

Pregnant woman won't be deported immediately to Mexico U.S. immigration officials have told a pregnant Mexican woman who had taken sanctuary inside a Chicago church that she can stay in the United States until after the baby is born....
08:24, 05/24/2019

Rocketmen, raves and rhapsodies: how the music biopic became a Hollywood hit Elton John is the latest rock star to get the movie treatment in Rocketman. When did singers become as bankable as superheroes at the box office?The doors swing open and through the smoke swaggers a f...
08:24, 05/24/2019

Los Angeles County lawmakers vote to ban official travel to Alabama over abortion law Los Angeles County's Board of Supervisors voted this week to enact a one-year ban on official travel to Alabama over that state’s controversial abortion law, which all but outlaws the procedure....
08:24, 05/24/2019

The Stresses of Playing on the French Open‘s Clay Courts European red clay courts demand peak physical conditioning, the dexterity to slide across the baseline and the perseverance to sustain 30-stroke points....
08:48, 05/24/2019

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, ...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Why was a healthy dog euthanized in Virginia? Her deceased owner asked for it in her will While legal, a Virginia woman's request in her will to have her dog euthanized so they could be buried together has sparked backlash.        ...
08:48, 05/24/2019

Laeta Kalogridis Is Reportedly Writing a Star Wars: KOTOR Movie Laeta Kalogridis is reportedly working on a script for a movie adaptation of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, which would be the first episode in a trilogy....
08:48, 05/24/2019

Election 2019 A Fight Between Two Ideologies, Says RSS 2019 Lok Sabha Election Results: The just concluded Lok Sabha election was a fight between two different ideologies - "the Hindu way of life and politics of exclusion and division" - a senior......
09:00, 05/24/2019

Elections In India Are An Inspiration Around The World: United States Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his re-election, the United States has said that the just-concluded elections in India, the largest democratic exercise in human history, is an......
09:00, 05/24/2019

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut ...
09:12, 05/24/2019

US charges WikiLeaks' Julian Assange over classified info The US Justice Department has charged British-held WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with numerous counts of espionage related to the publication of classified documents. The case raises possible media...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote LANGEOOG, Germany (AP) — Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year and are expected to draw tens of thousands onto the streets again Friday. For the fir...
09:36, 05/24/2019

FIFA 19 TOTS Bundesliga COUNTDOWN: Release date, reveal time, FUT player predictions FIFA 19 fans are gearing up for another TOTS, this time potentially coming from the best of the best in the German Bundesliga. Here's everything you need to know, including some predictions on who cou...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising discontent among members of her party and lawmaker...
09:36, 05/24/2019

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific naval exercise South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their military ties were strained seriously over a radar row, o...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Simulator training remains ‘possible option’ for Canadian Boeing MAX pilots Simulator training remains a "possible option" for Canadian Boeing 737 MAX pilots, but it is too early to say whether it would be mandatory, a Transport Canada official said on Thursday night after th...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Nehru-Gandhi Brand Wrecked, Congress' Big Meet Tomorrow: 10 Points Rahul Gandhi, who has led the Congress to its second straight landslide defeat in the national election, is expected to offer his resignation when the party's top leadership meets on Saturday for a......
10:24, 05/24/2019

Wenger: I might not return as a manager "Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon but says he is at a crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager."...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Meet Karen Wickre, the editor who helped Twitter and Google find their voice We often think of tech companies as faceless platforms; social networks where we imprint our personalities, empty documents we fill, and conduits for communicating. But tech giants do have their own v...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the po...
11:00, 05/24/2019

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural season in the country....
11:12, 05/24/2019

Pak Teacher Of 'American Taliban' Calls Him "Pure Person", Hails Release A Pakistani religious teacher who spent six months with "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh has hailed his release, describing him as a "good person" who became upset over the situation in......
11:12, 05/24/2019

Trudeau exonerates Cree leader 130 years after wrongful conviction The revered Chief Poundmaker tried to negotiate with Canadian officials when he was falsely accused of treasonThe Canadian government has formally exonerated a prominent Cree leader, the revered Chief...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Ex-U.S. marine held in Russia on spying charge says he's being threatened: TASS A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying told a court in Moscow on Friday that an investigator in the case was subjecting him to threats and humiliation, the TASS news agency reporte...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Android Pie Update Finally Rolling Out for OnePlus 3T, OnePlus 3 The OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Android Pie update is said to be a staged OTA rollout with a few users getting it today, while the rest will receive it in a few weeks in an incremental manner....
12:00, 05/24/2019

BJP Defeats Shibu Soren's Party In Jharkhand The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) maintained the 2014 tally this year too by winning 12 of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand along with its ally....
12:24, 05/24/2019

At Evening Meet, PM Modi To Chalk Out Action Plan For Next Few Days For the first time after his Everest of a victory, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with his cabinet this evening to discuss the shape and size of his new government....
12:24, 05/24/2019

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces departure date of June 7 In an emotional address, Theresa May has announced she would resign as prime minister on June 7. The race to succeed her will likely start after a state visit by US President Donald Trump....
12:24, 05/24/2019

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterf...
12:24, 05/24/2019

|BREAKING:BritishPrimeMinisterTheresaMayannouncesresignation Theresa May will resign as British Prime Minister on June 7. Speaking in front of 10 Downing Street, May said she had done everything she could to convince MPs to back her deal for Brexit, but without...
12:36, 05/24/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand's king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions wil...
13:24, 05/24/2019

Libya confirms it rescued 87 migrants in Mediterranean Libya's navy has confirmed it rescued 87 Europe-bound migrants, including six women and a child, off the country's Mediterranean coast, following a video released by a German aid group about the disas...
13:24, 05/24/2019

Super League chief ‘not losing sleep’ over Anfield Magic Weekend sales • Robert Elstone says enthusiasm buoyant among 12 teams• Annual extravaganza switches from Newcastle to LiverpoolWhat next for Super League’s Magic Weekend? The event relocates to a sixth different ho...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Olympics: IOC praises 2026 candidates, hightlights higher support for Milan bid The International Olympic Committee on Friday heaped praise on two remaining candidate cities for the 2026 Winter Olympics, with Italy's Milan/Cortina bid recording stronger local support than Sweden'...
13:36, 05/24/2019

FAA chief Dan Elwell: No timetable for return of Boeing 737 Max The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says there's no timetable to get Boeing's 737 Max fleet back into U.S. skies -- more than two months after they were first grounded....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Reports: Harvey Weinstein reaches $44M deal to settle sexual misconduct claims Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has reached an agreement worth $44 million to settle legal claims from women who've accused him of sexual misconduct, reports said Friday....
13:48, 05/24/2019

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatw...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Local teen graduates high school while battling brain cancer TUCSON –  Julia Moser has spent more time in a hospital bed than any 18-year-old should ever have to experience. “It’s crazy but I have no choice so you kind of just got to do it, th...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible As China's yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank's atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention ...
14:12, 05/24/2019

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
14:48, 05/24/2019

Travel bloggers DEFEND hanging out of train in 'dangerous' railway snap TRAVEL bloggers Camille & Jean went viral when they posted a 'foolish' picture from Ella, Sri Lanka. They have since defended the controversial move....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alo...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Discovery of billion-year-old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Earth has changed a lot over time, but sometimes a ne...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Friday Forecast: A beautiful weekend ahead TUCSON – The 80s will return this afternoon. After a weather system passed through our area yesterday, it left behind cooler conditions. Today, you can expect dry conditions and a quick warm-up....
15:12, 05/24/2019

|ComplainantsinthedarkaboutprobeintoTransnet'sR647mpayment More than a year has passed without the Hawks updating complainants about their progress in investigating a suspicious R647m payment made by Transnet, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard...
15:12, 05/24/2019

These Ontario police officers are using ayahuasca to treat their PTSD Even though ayahuasca is illegal in Canada, police officers are seeking out the substance as a last resort to treat their post-traumatic stress disorder....
15:24, 05/24/2019

Cannes 2019: Peter Bradshaw's picks – and Palme d'Or predictions Our chief critic’s considered verdict on new movies from big-hitters Almodóvar, Tarantino, Malick and Loach, as well as the buzz around homegrown talent Céline SciammaThis has been an excellent Cannes...
15:36, 05/24/2019

BMW pays homage to outgoing Daimler CEO Zetsche BMW paid tribute to outgoing Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche in a light-hearted video that ends with a Zetsche lookalike driving off in a BMW i8 sports car....
15:36, 05/24/2019

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing director of Jefferies Group....
15:36, 05/24/2019

| Thulani Hlatshwayo chats to Sport24 In an exclusive interview, Bafana Bafana captain Thulani Hlatshwayo talks about South Africa’s expectations at AFCON 2019, how he learned of leading the side...
15:48, 05/24/2019

Spanish parliament suspends jailed Catalan lawmakers Spain's lower house of parliament on Friday suspended four jailed separatist lawmakers who are on trial over their role in Catalonia's failed independence bid in 2017....
16:00, 05/24/2019

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
16:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Empty nesters are having 'more adventurous' sex. And the 50-plus crowd credits aging A third of the 50-plus crowd said they're having the best sex ever. Unfortunately, the age group isn't fond of protection and STD rates are rising.        ...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Huawei shipments could fall by up to a quarter this year - analysts China's Huawei , hit by crippling U.S. sanctions, could see shipments decline by as much as a quarter this year and faces the possibility that its smartphones will disappear from international markets...
16:00, 05/24/2019

US STOCKS-Futures attempt rebound after sharp sell-off in previous session U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Friday, attempting to bounce back from the previous session's steep sell-off, on cautious optimism after President Donald Trump predicted a swift end to the on...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-...
16:12, 05/24/2019

Motorola's Memorial Day sale includes deals on Moto G7, G6, and other phones Motorola Mobility has kicked off a sale that celebrates Memorial Day, which this year falls on Monday, May 27. The sale began today, May 24, allowing US customers to save on some of Motorola's most po...
16:12, 05/24/2019

Massive iPhone 11 leak reveals camera details, iOS 13 features, more Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersWith around four months to go until Apple releases iOS 13 and the iPhone 11, YouTube channel EverythingApplePro has teamed up with tipster Max Weinbach to rev...
16:12, 05/24/2019

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave...
16:12, 05/24/2019

Taiwan gay marriage: Hundreds tie the knot on historic day Hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan have rushed to get married on Friday - the first day a landmark decision that legalised same-sex marriage took effect....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Populists fare badly in Dutch EU elections, exit poll shows Dutch Pro-European parties are predicted to triumph in the European Parliament election against populists, an exit poll on Thursday has unexpectedly revealed....
16:12, 05/24/2019

Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup' Swedish prosecutors recently reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against Julian Assange. Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a setup." (May 24)       ...
16:24, 05/24/2019

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’s Boyfriend | Splinter Trump Just Gave William Barr...
16:24, 05/24/2019

Nessus expands vulnerability scanner offerings to 16 IPs in commercial environments Tenable introduced the free Nessus Essentials product, and also discussed the wisdom of building apps in Electron, along with fixes for Spectre and Meltdown....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Comedian Pete Holmes was a good Christian guy. Then his wife left him, and things got weird. Growing up as an evangelical, Pete Holmes thought he was doing everything right. He believed in the Bible -- all of it -- and said he didn't smoke, drink or have sex before marriage....
16:36, 05/24/2019

What the hell is a ‘cyber diplomat’? I’m an avid consumer of any TV series or podcast that’s even remotely political. I love the drama, intrigue, maneuvering, and most of all, the power. But when it comes to the actual workings of the wo...
16:36, 05/24/2019

Apple's iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus, and 6s Plus are all on sale at unbeatable prices (refurbished) It's raining sweet limited-time deals on old iPhones that can still get the job done for unpretentious mobile tech enthusiasts, with as little as 110 bucks enough to get you a 2014 model in "full work...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Gandhi's shock loss of family seat in Indian election no surprise to voters For many outsiders, Congress party chief Rahul Gandhi losing the seat his family has held for decades was the biggest shock of India's election, which was won, as expected, by Prime Minister Narendra ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Fire in commercial center in India kills at least 15 At least 15 people were killed when a fire broke out in a four-story commercial building in the city of Surat in India's western state of Gujarat on Friday, a state government spokesman said....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Top Five Dark Souls 3 Bosses • Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Top Five Dark Souls 3 Bosses • My Thoughts On The Spring 2019 Anime Season • TAY Retro: Atari 2600 - Amidar [TV Commercial, NA]...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Bottas holds edge over Hamilton in Autosport readers' driver ratings Valtteri Bottas still holds a small lead over Mercedes Formula 1 team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the Autosport readers' driver ratings heading into the Monaco Grand Prix...
17:12, 05/24/2019