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'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solution...

'This is not a 'what if' story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century

Source: theguardian.com

Taiwan braces for typhoon hours after earthquake strikes A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck the island....
10:24, 08/08/2019

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled Tokyo just before President Donald Trump’s arr...
10:12, 05/25/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:36, 05/25/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang — a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are scheduled to play golf Sunday. The temblor, wh...
04:36, 05/26/2019

Alexander von Humboldt: A 19th century German home story Humboldt's private life was revealed in two watercolors painted by Eduard Hildebrandt. One from 1856 shows him in his Berlin library and encapsulated his entire life by revealing the cluttered rooms o...
17:12, 09/11/2019

Tokyo opens Olympic rowing venue in heart of Tokyo Bay TOKYO (AP) — Organizers have opened the rowing venue for next year’s Tokyo Olympics. The venue is located in Tokyo Bay and is ready to go with the Olympics still 13 ½ months away. The major attr...
06:36, 06/16/2019

| Greatest story ever sold: Media rush to tell Thai cave story The appetite for the dramatic story of the Thai cave rescue remains insatiable ahead of the one-year anniversary of the incredible mission to extract the 12 boys and their coach....
07:36, 06/21/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale hides one interesting story inside a three-story dud Back in season two, I wrote, naively it seems, that The Handmaid’s Tale was transitioning into something that might better be called The Handmaid Tales. The episode in question was “Unwomen,” an Emily...
06:12, 07/04/2019

Toy Story 4 review – new characters but the same old Story It may only be a repeat of earlier ideas and plotlines, but compare it to the fourth films in other franchises and Pixar’s latest is an amusing and charming gemHaving done so many things unimaginably ...
18:48, 06/13/2019

This Is the Save of the Century IndyCar driver Zach Veach probably gave thanks to on high after this incredible save in last night’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. On lap 134, Veach received a bit of inopportune aero wash on the exit...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Was this the final 'Toy Story'? 5 signs that Pixar will make 'Toy Story 5' (spoilers) Does "Toy Story 4" mark the end? We sure hope not. Five reasons why we expect to see Woody, Buzz and the gang in a fifth movie. (Spoilers ahead!)        ...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Bahamas braces for hit from Hurricane Dorian The sounds of hammers and cash registers echoed across the Bahamas on Friday as the archipelago that lies just southeast of Florida rushed to prepare for Hurricane Dorian. (Aug. 30)    ...
01:48, 08/31/2019

Houston braces for more serious flooding from another storm HOUSTON (AP) — 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 ov...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Venezuela Braces For More Protests After a Day of Turmoil CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — He called it the moment for Venezuelans to reclaim their democracy once and for all. But as the hours dragged on, opposition leader Juan Guaidó stood alone on a ...
12:12, 05/01/2019

Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
21:00, 08/27/2019

The best architecture of the 21st century A flying roof, a bamboo airport, a marooned galleon and a park in the sky … continuing our series, we pick the 25 greatest builds of the new ageInterview with the creator of the No 1More of the best A...
18:36, 09/16/2019

We're All Going to be Moving to Siberia by Century's End If you’re the type to speculate on real estate and humanity not getting its shit together to address climate change, may I interest you in a little corner of the world called Siberia. Read more......
23:36, 06/10/2019

The 100 best albums of the 21st century We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agreeRead more about our No ...
12:48, 09/13/2019

The 100 best films of the 21st century Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000The director of our N...
10:00, 09/13/2019

The 50 best comedians of the 21st century From apocalyptic standup Frankie Boyle to the many hilarious faces of Tina Fey, Steve Coogan, Sharon Horgan and Kristen Wiig, we present the funniest comics of the eraOur No 1 comedian’s funniest mome...
00:12, 09/19/2019

The 100 best books of the 21st century Dazzling debut novels, searing polemics, the history of humanity and trailblazing memoirs ... Read our pick of the best books since 2000Read an interview with the author of our No 1 bookRead Ali Smith...
17:48, 09/21/2019

The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your sayWe interview the No 1 show’s creator21s...
01:24, 09/17/2019

Earthquake Readiness At least half of the world’s largest cities are considered at moderate or high risk of a major earthquake. Fears of the next “Big One” affect such major population centers as Tokyo, Mumbai, Jakarta, M...
23:24, 07/09/2019

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a strong quake has registered in the same area. The incident caused some building damage, minor injuries and multiple fires....
12:26, 07/06/2019

RPT-Moscow braces for another election protest despite crackdown Thousands of Russians are expected to rally again in Moscow on Saturday to demand free elections despite a police crackdown and a refusal by authorities to meet protesters' demands....
10:24, 08/10/2019

Apple braces for EU investigation after Spotify complaint Streaming service accuses iPhone maker of abusing its dominance of its App StoreApple is bracing itself for a formal antitrust investigation by Brussels after the iPhone maker was accused by the music...
19:48, 05/06/2019

'I Don't Know What He Will Do': Europe Braces for Brexit With Boris Johnson Britain’s possible future prime minister both alarmed and charmed his European counterparts during his rocky tenure as foreign secretary. With the Brexit deadline looming, they are preparing for turbu...
03:00, 07/23/2019

Central US braces for severe storms and tornadoes Extreme weather could hit the central US this weekend, with possible tornadoes, heavy rain, strong winds and large hail. A tornado watch is in effect in western Texas until Saturday morning, while win...
02:48, 05/19/2019

‘A big deal’: Florida braces for Hurricane Dorian Florida residents are picking the shelves clean of bottled water and lining up at gas stations as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatens to broadside the state over Labor Day week...
21:00, 08/29/2019

GM braces for attacks from Democrats in Detroit debates General Motors Co is bracing for attacks from Democratic presidential candidates at two debates that begin on Tuesday in Detroit near its headquarters....
05:00, 07/30/2019

Portland braces for another far-right rally, antifa counterprotest PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police are mobilizing to prevent clashes between out-of-state far-right groups planning a rally here and the homegrown anti-fascists who oppose them as America’s culture wars...
03:48, 08/14/2019

Navy Braces Up To Deal With Cyclone Vayu The Indian Navy Wednesday said the Western Naval Command has deployed its ships, aircraft and helicopters for rescue and relief operations and to alert the fishermen at sea about the impending Cyclone...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong braces for another weekend of protests Hong Kong is bracing for another weekend of mass demonstrations, with a protest march scheduled to take place Saturday in one of the world's most densely populated areas....
07:48, 08/03/2019

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited t...
12:00, 06/11/2019

India braces for direct hit from Cyclone Fani Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extremely s...
02:12, 05/03/2019

| Venezuela braces for unrest as Maduro clamps down Venezuela has braced for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a...
13:48, 05/11/2019

GOP braces for fight as Roy Moore weighs AL Senate re-run Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year....
12:12, 05/17/2019

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire r...
16:24, 07/15/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
22:00, 07/05/2019

Broadway Behind the Scenes: 33 Photos Over Nearly a Century For decades, our photographers have gotten intimate access to dressing rooms on Broadway. Peek in as they capture stage stars, before the show and before the mirror....
21:00, 06/07/2019

'Who cares if cars can spy on you? It's the 21st century after all' Opinion 1 Sep, 2019 We live in an age where everything we own can track us so we shouldn't be surprised that our cars can too, says Mike Rutherford...
22:12, 09/01/2019

Why the best film of the 21st century is There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson’s tragic parable of society’s addiction to oil, fuelled by a zealous Daniel Day-Lewis, is a burning indictment of male aggression and an apocalyptic warningThe title is a prophecy...
14:48, 09/13/2019

Thanks to France, Team USA Just Caught the L of the Century Since 2006, Team USA had won 58 straight games in FIBA and Olympic competition. That glorious streak came to a screeching halt on Wednesday when France—fucking France!—beat our ass 89-79 in the FIBA q...
19:37, 09/11/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also go...
00:36, 06/22/2019

This is What The U.S. Navy Wants in a Frigate for the 21st Century The United States Navy has released its requirements for a new guided missile frigate, a low-end ship designed for less dangerous missions than the rest of the fleet. The new FFG(X) warships will be p...
01:12, 07/05/2019

Animals will shrink to survive over the next century Animals will get smaller over the next century as they downsize to survive. Scientists say larger species will also be wiped out as humans destroy their habitats. Rodents, including the dwarf gerbil a...
20:24, 05/24/2019

The 50 best video games of the 21st century Want to build worlds, become a crime kingpin, get lost in space, or enter the afterlife? Then our countdown of the 50 best games of the era has something for youMore of the best TV | Film | Albums | A...
12:00, 09/19/2019

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
00:36, 07/09/2019

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It rep...
21:48, 07/04/2019

3 Countries Cut Rates as World Braces for More Trade War Turbulence Central banks in India, Thailand and New Zealand cut interest rates in what one analyst called “defensive action” amid fears of worsening U.S.-China tensions....
18:00, 08/07/2019

Florida braces for impact as Hurricane Dorian nears Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands were breathing a huge sigh of relief Wednesday night as Hurricane Dorian swung away away from them, resulting in far less damage than had been feared. But wheth...
22:12, 08/29/2019

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of ...
05:24, 07/14/2019

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto Bermudan officials warned residents to stay off roads and prepare for possible tornadoes on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto strengthened in approaching the Atlantic archipelago, prompting people to bo...
22:36, 09/18/2019

Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Dorian Tropical Storm Dorian threatened Puerto Rico with a direct hit on Wednesday, as forecasters said it made a last-minute shift in its path and could reach near-hurricane strength in its approach to the ...
23:01, 08/28/2019

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
17:36, 07/10/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from second, stronger quake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the re...
19:24, 07/06/2019

Prague braces for massive rally against PM Andrej Babis Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands are expected to rally again...
16:36, 06/23/2019

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The st...
04:36, 07/10/2019

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and ...
18:14, 07/06/2019

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
13:12, 05/28/2019

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday...
21:48, 05/26/2019

Hottest day in June? Germany braces for extreme weather An intense heat wave in Germany could see the temperatures soaring to a record 40 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Authorities have placed a speed limit on highways, as fire brigades prepare to deal with...
13:24, 06/26/2019

Central U.S. braces for severe weather, including tornadoes More than 50 million people in the central United States are in the path of strong thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, large hail and possibly tornadoes over the next few days, forecasters said on Thu...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Hong Kong braces for latest in 14 weeks of demonstrations Hong Kong police were bracing for yet more transportation-crippling demonstrations on Saturday. The city’s Chek Lap Kok airport and its rail and road links were being patrolled by police, who we...
15:00, 09/07/2019

Rodrigo and Alcacer braces give Spain comfortable win "Two goals from Rodrigo and a passable performance overall gave Spain a comfortable victory over the Faroe Islands. Thanks to Sweden\u0027s home draw with Norway, they now lead Group F by seven points...
01:36, 09/09/2019

UK weather: nation braces for record-breaking heat Weather may spark storms, travel delays, and power cuts as temperatures head towards 39CBritain could bake under record-breaking heat as temperatures could potentially climb to 39C on Thursday.The sco...
09:24, 07/25/2019

US braces for record-breaking heat wave this weekend Most of the US will be blazing hot this weekend as a potentially record-shattering heat wave sets in — with the majority of the country seeing temps above 90 degrees, forecasters predict. The roasting...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cy...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Puerto Rico braces for clashes over island’s next leader Puerto Rico’s political crisis is expected to deepen as the island’s outgoing governor and legislators including those from his own party spar over who should be the U.S. territory’s next leader...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Bahamas braces for its 'strongest hurricane in modern times' The Bahamas is facing its strongest hurricane in modern times as it prepares for Hurricane Dorian's 185mph winds, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has said....
19:24, 09/01/2019

EU braces for no-deal Brexit or another delay under Boris Johnson The European Union is bracing for either a no-deal Brexit or another delay if Boris Johnson becomes Britain's prime minister next week with a pledge to renegotiate a deal the bloc says it will not reo...
15:48, 07/16/2019

Northwestern Bahamas Braces for Heavy Hit From Hurricane Dorian Officials ordered the evacuation of low-lying areas and opened shelters in churches and schools on Saturday as an intensifying Hurricane Dorian approached....
20:36, 08/31/2019

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
14:24, 06/28/2019

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-east of New Orleans, Louisiana...
20:00, 07/11/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hit Hurricane Dorian gained strength as it crept closer to Florida's coast on Friday, raising the risk that parts of the U.S. state will be hit by strong winds, a storm surge and heavy rain for a prolonge...
15:48, 08/30/2019

SC's Folly Beach braces for Hurricane Dorian Residents in Folly Beach, North Carolina are using their past experience with intense storms as they ready their homes and decide whether to heed evacuation orders. (Sept. 3)     ...
06:00, 09/04/2019

Hurricane-battered Bahamas braces for tropical storm More than 1,300 people are missing after a recent hurricane, but the Bahamas is now expecting another major storm. The UN has said climate change is responsible....
11:36, 09/14/2019

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
15:00, 06/30/2019

A century-old feud between millionaires is now key to getting Trump’s tax returns A 1924 law that could compel Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to hand over Trump's tax returns was forged amid the fallout from the Teapot Dome Scandal....
21:48, 05/07/2019

Murphy wraps up victory over Bingtao with a century "Shaun Murphy wraps up victory over Yan Bingtao with a century to finish in style at the International Championship in China. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
16:48, 08/06/2019

Remains of 19th-century ‘vampire' found It sounds like something straight out of a horror movie, but the remains of a 19th-century "vampire" have been found in Connecticut and properly identified....
19:12, 08/05/2019

Warming oceans may kill 17% of all sea life by end of century WASHINGTON — The world’s oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. ...
02:12, 06/12/2019

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

Russia's Siberia hit by worst flooding in a century Heavy rainfall has flooded dozens of villages in Russia's southeastern Siberia, leaving at least 14 people dead and 13 missing. Homes and livestock have been lost in the summer floods....
11:48, 07/02/2019

| Imam century powers Pakistan against England Imam-ul-Haq came into form ahead of the World Cup with a career-best 151 as Pakistan made 358 for nine against tournament hosts England in the third ODl at Bristol....
18:48, 05/14/2019

France Outfoxes America in the M&A Sale of the Century Alstom’s old boss was castigated for selling its energy assets to GE. But that deal has been a disaster for the buyer and a lifesaver for the seller....
18:48, 05/07/2019

More Than 2,300 Tigers Killed, Trafficked This Century: Report More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats....
03:48, 08/21/2019

The average animal will be 10 per cent smaller in the next century Destroying habitats, poaching wildlife and changing the climate will cause mammals and birds to experience “substantial ecological downsizing” over the next 100 years....
12:00, 05/23/2019

Einstein's theory was proved a century ago today A century ago today a British astronomer verified one of the most revolutionary scientific ideas to have ever been proposed: Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity....
10:36, 05/29/2019

Luke Voit could be Cashman’s heist of the century The night Luke Voit was traded to the Yankees, we all sort of empathized with Chasen Shreve crying after he heard the news. Sure, he had his struggles but here was a guy who spent a chunk of his baseb...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather ex...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Putin and Xi cement an alliance for the 21st century As Western allies gather to commemorate one of the greatest military feats of the 20th century, China and Russia are thinking of a new alliance for a new century....
08:36, 06/06/2019

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan t...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Botticelli painting revealed under century of varnish British art restorers working on a painting long thought to be a later imitation of a Sandro Botticelli masterpiece have found it in fact came from the Italian renaissance artist's own workshop....
18:36, 04/28/2019

'It's one big earworm': readers' picks of the best albums this century After we published our list of the greatest albums this century, we asked for your own suggestions – from dark R&B to revolutionary drum’n’bassRead what the Guardian’s music critics opted forAlexis Pe...
08:49, 09/20/2019

What was named Toy of the Century in 2000? The Weekend quiz From Osborne House to Panenka, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 If Seth was number three, who were number one and number two?2 Where is the Cradle of Humankind located?3 Which Shakespeare ti...
10:24, 09/14/2019

Rare photos of 19th-century China Before the arrival of photography, the Western imagination of China was based on paintings, written travelogues and dispatches from a seemingly far-off land....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Over 2,300 Tigers Killed, Trafficked In This Century: Report More than 2,300 endangered tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, according to a report published Tuesday, urging more action to protect the giant cats....
17:48, 08/21/2019

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
13:48, 06/01/2019

French city braces for violence after festival-goer’s death The western French city of Nantes has imposed exceptional security measures amid growing public anger over the drowning of a local man following a violent clash between police and people attending a m...
18:36, 08/02/2019

Paris on heatwave alert as France braces for scorching weather Paris authorities on Monday activated a heatwave alert plan for the capital as France prepared for another week of scorching temperatures just a month after a similar heatwave in June....
15:24, 07/22/2019

Who is Puerto Rico's next leader? Island braces for a clash The political crisis in Puerto Rico took a turn on Wednesday. The island nation still isn't sure who will become the next leader.        ...
23:48, 07/31/2019

| Bahamas braces as monster Hurricane Dorian heads for US mainland Hurricane Dorian roared towards the Bahamas as the island chain braced for a devastating direct hit, before the monster storm churns up the US coast from Florida towards the Carolinas....
23:24, 09/01/2019

Hong Kong braces for strikes as protesters disrupt commute Protesters have disrupted Hong Kong's morning commute. The action follows a weekend during which police used some of their harshest force yet in over three months of anti-government and pro-democracy ...
05:48, 09/02/2019

Spain braces for fourth election in as many years as deadline looms Sánchez has until next Monday to form government or election takes place on 10 NovemberSpain is bracing for its fourth election in as many years as the deadline looms for the formation of a government...
14:01, 09/17/2019

| Klopp braces for test from 'exciting' Chelsea young guns Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm....
08:01, 09/21/2019

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
02:12, 05/30/2019

Fort Lauderdale braces for long run without water after main break Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
21:00, 07/18/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the pri...
23:24, 07/11/2019

Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests Global credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to "AA" from "AA+" following months of unrest and protests in the Asian fina...
07:36, 09/06/2019

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.  &...
16:12, 05/11/2019

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Mar...
12:00, 07/02/2019

Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 4 as Florida braces for storm Landfall anticipated early Tuesday on state’s east coast with maximum sustained winds of 140mphResidents of Florida braced for what could be a historically damaging storm on Friday as Hurricane Dorian...
05:24, 08/31/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces as storm fears grow Despite the Caribbean escaping largely unscathed, the hurricane is gathering pace as it heads towards the US mainland. President Trump has canceled a planned trip to Poland as a result....
12:36, 08/30/2019

Tropical Storm Dorian: Puerto Rico Braces for Possible Hurricane Forecasters said Dorian would move through the Caribbean and might approach Puerto Rico as a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in the Dominican Republic....
19:48, 08/26/2019

Spain braces for more rain after hail piles up during violent storms Cold front heads towards east of country and Balearics as Madrid reels from flash-floodsParts of eastern Spain and the Balearic islands are bracing for heavy rains after Madrid and the surrounding are...
15:24, 08/27/2019

| Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability Somalia's southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia....
08:12, 08/22/2019

Puerto Rico braces for storm Dorian, one of first tests since 2017 Puerto Rico braced on Wednesday for the arrival of Tropical Storm Dorian, one of the island's first major tests since devastating hurricanes struck in 2017....
11:00, 08/28/2019

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
04:12, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong...
07:12, 08/17/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass anti-government rally Hong Kong braced for a major anti-government rally planned for Sunday after an unusually calm Saturday night in what has been a summer of violent protests in the Asian financial hub....
09:00, 08/18/2019

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devi...
00:48, 06/20/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces itself as major storm grows After leaving Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands largely unscathed in its wake, Hurricane Dorian has its eye set on Florida’s east coast, where it is expected to arrive by Labor Day as a major Categor...
14:12, 08/29/2019

Europe braces for dangerous, record-setting heat wave A dangerous and potentially deadly heat wave is sending the mercury soaring as high as 113 degrees in parts of Europe this week. Countries including France, Spain, Germany, Italy, Poland, Belgium and ...
15:48, 06/26/2019

In Tel Aviv, Eurovision songfest braces for pro-Palestinian boycott protests As 'Eurovision Song Contest 2019' banners go up across Tel Aviv, behind the glitz of the songfest is the latest manifestation of a bitter row between Israel and an international pro-Palestinian boycot...
09:24, 05/03/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for direct hit Hurricane Dorian is expected to strengthen into a dangerous Category 3 storm on Friday with winds of at least 111 mph (178 km/h) as it heads towards Florida's Atlantic coast....
11:24, 08/30/2019

Who Wrote 'Stairway to Heaven'? Music Industry Braces for Lawsuits In deciding that Katy Perry’s hit ‘Dark Horse’ copied a Christian rap song, a federal jury contributed to what music executives worry is a growing trend: infringement cases that claim some popular son...
20:48, 08/04/2019

One killed, scores hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more A spate of tornadoes pulverized buildings in western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a...
21:36, 05/28/2019

Democratic but deadlocked, Mongolia braces for 'inevitable' political change An hour's drive from Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, a lavish monument to national hero Genghis Khan could provide a salutary lesson to the man who built it a decade ago: champion wrestler, businessma...
05:00, 06/27/2019

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new e...
13:36, 06/12/2019

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had...
23:36, 07/08/2019

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chin...
08:12, 08/23/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region...
20:36, 07/06/2019

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades Thursday, with the 6.4-magnitude temblor sparking house fires, tearing apart roads and injuring residents. The quake struck in the ...
03:36, 07/05/2019

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
22:12, 07/06/2019

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude...
14:14, 07/06/2019

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
00:36, 07/07/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed superma...
18:48, 04/28/2019

California earthquake may have killed man in Nevada The only fatality from last week’s series of earthquakes in California may have been in Nevada, where a man’s body was found pinned under his Jeep after the vehicle fell off its jacks, according to re...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthqu...
23:00, 07/08/2019

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a sw...
10:12, 07/05/2019

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
10:24, 06/18/2019

Strong earthquake kills at least one in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed at least one person and briefly displaced more than 1,000 coastal-dwellers who feared a tsunami, In...
05:48, 08/03/2019

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortl...
04:24, 06/07/2019

Strong earthquake kills four in Indonesia A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
12:36, 08/03/2019

Western Panama hit by 6.3 magnitude earthquake DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck western Panama. The quake hit early Wednesday, about 20 minutes after midnight local time (05...
11:36, 06/26/2019

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
00:36, 07/05/2019

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
15:12, 05/26/2019

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of......
06:12, 06/24/2019

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an ...
17:12, 07/17/2019

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
01:00, 07/05/2019

How to prepare for an earthquake and assemble a bugout bag Redfora In the past decade, there have been at least 16 magnitude 8.0-plus earthquakes around the globe. The 1994 Northridge Earthquake near Los Angeles that killed 57 and caused an estimated $50 bil...
10:24, 08/13/2019

10 must-try ramen shops in Tokyo Ramen is Japan’s national obsession – and there more than 10,000 shops to choose from in Tokyo alone. Three local experts choose their favourites‘Ramen doesn’t have rules the way many Japanese foods d...
15:24, 09/16/2019

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
14:00, 07/11/2019

Natural cycles had little to do with 20th-century temperature trends Enlarge (credit: UpNorthMemories) Reconstructing crime scenes is more or less what most geoscientists do for a living. Sometimes the “whodunnit” revolves around a mass extinction event 66 million ye...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Balanchine and Cunningham: The Titans of 20th-Century Dance Bettijane Sills, in “Broadway, Balanchine & Beyond,” and Marianne Preger-Simon, in “Dancing With Merce Cunningham,” recall two master choreographers....
22:24, 05/31/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
00:12, 05/16/2019

D-Day’s 24 hours changed 20th century, and Europe, forever OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — A dwindling number of D-Day veterans will be on hand in Normandy this year when international leaders gather to honor them on the invasion’s 75th anniversary. They inc...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Warner hits century as Australia beat Pakistan "David Warner scored his first century since returning from a ban as holders Australia ran out comfortable 41-run winners over Pakistan in the World Cup at Taunton on Wednesday."...
22:12, 06/12/2019

Himalayan glaciers melting far faster this century: study Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across Asia, a...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Farmhouse that’s a century older than America is for sale in Ohio Finding a well-preserved home for sale that was built before the Revolutionary War is a rarity. Finding one in the middle of Ohio — a state founded in 1870, almost 100 years after after the Amer...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Inside the 21st-century British criminal underworld There are almost 5,000 criminal gangs in the UK. But the old family firms are gone – today’s big players are multinational, diversified and tech-savvy. By Duncan CampbellWho rules the underworld today...
17:24, 07/04/2019

On This Day: Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries in the Fight of the Century Jack Johnson thrashed James J Jeffries in one of sports truly defining moments The post On This Day: Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries in the Fight of the Century appeared first on Boxing News....
13:36, 07/04/2019

D-Day's 24 hours changed 20th century, and Europe, forever A dwindling number of D-Day veterans will be on hand in Normandy this year when international leaders gather to honor them on the invasion's 75th anniversary....
14:24, 06/02/2019

D-Day’s 24 Hours Changed the 20th Century, and Europe, Forever ON OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — All at once, Charles Shay tried to stanch the bleeding from a ripped-open stomach, dull the pain with morphine and soothe the mind of a dying fellow American army m...
08:24, 06/03/2019

Archaeologists uncover mosaic from 5th century church near Sea of Galilee A fire that destroyed an ancient Holy Land church near the Sea of Galilee around 700 CE appears to have preserved the church's beautiful mosaic floor, which includes depictions of baskets, loaves and ...
18:24, 09/17/2019

Neymar hits half-century as PSG are held by Nice "Edinson Cavani missed a stoppage-time penalty as Paris St Germain continued their stuttering end to the season with a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw at home to Nice, with Neymar notching his 50th goal for the club...
20:36, 05/04/2019

I'm Mark Zuckerman, President of the Century Foundation, and This Is How I Work The Century Foundation turns one century old this year. The progressive think tank has shaped U.S. history, assisting in the birth of the SEC and advising on Social Security, urbanization, fair electi...
17:00, 08/28/2019

In photos: Art for auction at Christie's 20th Century Week Christie's auction house gives a media preview of it's 20th Century Week offerings at Rockefeller Plaza on May 3, 2019, in New York City. Six auctions will feature works from Van Gogh to Koons....
09:48, 05/04/2019

Half a century after Apollo, why haven’t we been back to the Moon? Enlarge / Since Apollo, NASA's human spaceflight plans for deep space have been all hat and no cattle. Unlike this photo of two cattle in Johnson Space Center's Rocket Park. (credit: NASA) The 50th ...
14:12, 07/19/2019

‘Astounding’ 19th-century print portfolio goes under the hammer Exclusive: one of the most important portfolios of prints ever produced to be sold by Sotheby’sIt includes a harrowing portrait of despair by Edvard Munch; a laundry girl shuffling down a Paris street...
18:48, 08/09/2019

Half a century later, red-legged frogs return to Yosemite The red-legged frog, featured in a Mark Twain short story, is back at Yosemite National Park after a 50-year absence.        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Century-old Brooklyn firehouse finds buyer after a decade A charming 1920s firehouse that formerly housed Oscar-winning director Spike Lee’s production company has finally found a buyer after being on and off the market for the past 10 years. The 25-foot-wid...
04:00, 08/08/2019

Is Global Warming the 21st Century’s Black Death? In his novel “Gun Island,” Amitav Ghosh challenges readers to deploy all their powers, rational and magical, to confront the demons of climate change....
14:36, 09/10/2019

Remains of 19th-century ‘vampire’ finally identified It sounds like something straight out of a horror movie, but the remains of a 19th-century “vampire” have been properly identified. Formerly known as “JB-55,” the Connecticut m...
22:48, 08/05/2019

This century-old oak tree is live-tweeting climate change This summer has proven a punishing reminder that climate change isn’t a far-off scenario, but one that’s happening right in front of our eyes. Unrelenting heat, though, doesn’t just affect humans. In ...
08:36, 07/27/2019

Drawn to nature: insect art of the 16th century – in pictures In the late 16th century, Flemish artist, scholar, poet and miniaturist Joris Hoefnagel (1542-1600) created the first illustrated book devoted to the study of insects. Documenting his observations wit...
01:36, 08/04/2019

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
16:48, 05/03/2019

The 50 best horror movies of the 21st century, definitively ranked The 21st century so far has given us scary movies with an artful bent, such as "Get Out" and "Hereditary." The best horror movies since 2001, ranked.        ...
05:12, 09/06/2019

Be My Matelotage! The Civil Union of 17th Century Pirates Love strikes hard like the broadsiding from a warship, leaving both splinters and buckshot in one’s heart. When it hits, there's nothing anyone can do but accept the bombardment with both arms open.  ...
21:48, 08/29/2019

How Killer Mike reinvented Thomas More for the 21st century The rapper’s utopian attempt to secede from the US, as documented in his Netflix show Trigger Warning, is more than just clever TVThe word “utopia” was coined in the early 16th century by Thomas More,...
21:24, 07/12/2019

Roger Federer reaches century of career titles Roger Federer claimed the 100th title of his remarkable career with a straight sets victory over Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas to win the Dubai title Saturday for the eighth time....
18:36, 04/28/2019

After a century of inflight meals, our trays are yet to soar | Eva Wiseman Wrapped in foil, scalding hot and served at weird times of day… Inflight cuisine has been stuck in departures for 100 yearsLast week I spent eight hours on a plane, and learned it is exactly 100 years...
23:36, 07/21/2019

This Is The New Japanese Emperor's Opulent One-Off Toyota Century Convertible Back in May, a new Japanese emperor ascended to the throne, and to celebrate, Emperor Naruhito ordered a custom Toyota Century convertible, the first one ever. The order was placed early to be ready f...
19:48, 09/20/2019

All hail Tina Fey: the funniest comic of the 21st century From skewering Sarah Palin to handing us Liz Lemon on 30 Rock, here are 10 of the SNL legend’s most hilarious moments The 50 best comediansA nice girl with an anarchic bent and a tongue as sharp as a ...
19:24, 09/18/2019

Cokie and Steven Roberts: A Half-Century of Changing Together “Candor is overrated. I don’t mean deception or secrets. I mean real mutual respect, which leads to being gentle, loving, cautious and careful at times.”...
04:00, 09/18/2019

How conservationists are controlling invasive species in the 21st century When humans colonized islands throughout the Pacific some 2,000 years ago, rats came along for the ride. The introduction of those rodents proved disastrous for the local island exosystem, a pattern t...
19:12, 09/17/2019

Looking for a horror film on Friday the 13th? We've ranked the 50 best of the century The 21st century so far has given us scary movies with an artful bent, such as "Get Out" and "Hereditary." The best horror movies since 2001, ranked.        ...
21:24, 09/16/2019

Producers, Stars of 'Bones' Settle With Twentieth Century Fox The producers and stars of the television crime drama “Bones” have settled their legal battle with the Twentieth Century Fox Television studio over $128.5 million in punitive damages that an arbitrato...
07:24, 09/12/2019

Piri Reis Map - How Could a 16th Century Map Show Antarctica Without Ice? On October 9, 1929, a German theologian named Gustav Adolf Deissmann was cataloguing items in the Topkapi Palace library in Istanbul when he happened across a curious parchment located among some disr...
01:12, 09/09/2019

Puerto Rico is in Dorian’s bull’s-eye: Three things to know as island braces for the storm Puerto Ricans are bracing for Tropical Storm Dorian, which is expected to hit the island Wednesday afternoon and evening. The storm presents itself as the first true test of Puerto Rico’s fragile elec...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits....
10:36, 08/21/2019

Jurgen Klopp Braces For Test From "Exciting" Chelsea Young Guns Jurgen Klopp is braced for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm....
14:48, 09/21/2019

Samsung heir braces for top court ruling in ex-president bribery case Samsung Group will discover the fate of its de facto leader on Thursday as South Korea's Supreme Court rules whether to uphold the bribery conviction of Jay Y. Lee, in a scandal that unseated the pres...
01:24, 08/29/2019

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
21:48, 06/12/2019

Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters....
18:36, 08/21/2019

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
16:24, 08/13/2019

Florida braces for major Hurricane Dorian amid statewide emergency Americans along a great portion Florida's Atlantic coastline are scrambling to prepare for Hurricane Dorian -- the storm brewing in the Caribbean forecasters say could hit the U.S. Southeast at Catego...
23:24, 08/29/2019

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catas...
03:12, 05/27/2019

New limits on rail travel as Hong Kong braces for airport protest Anti-government protesters have targeted the airport before, occupying the arrivals hall, blocking approach roads and setting street fires in the nearby town of Tung Chung....
10:36, 09/22/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Another Weekend of Protests Despite Extradition Bill Withdrawal Hong Kong is bracing for its latest weekend of unrest, despite the government announcing Wednesday that it will officially withdraw the extradition bill that kicked off the summer of dissent. “F...
22:00, 09/06/2019

North Carolina governor: One dead as state braces for Hurricane Dorian North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian as residents brace for the Category 2 storm. (Sept. 4)        ...
22:00, 09/04/2019

Trump approves N.C. emergency declaration as Atlantic coast braces for Dorian U.S. President Donald Trump approved North Carolina's emergency declaration Tuesday night as Coastal regions from Florida to Virginia remained on the lookout for Hurricane Dorian....
14:24, 09/04/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books ...
12:24, 05/02/2019

Hong Kong Braces For Strike After Worst Violence Amid Protests Hong Kong braced for more disruption Monday with calls for a general strike and university students threatening a boycott of classes after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three......
09:24, 09/02/2019

Bahamas braces for Dorian on Sunday as Floridians uneasily watch tracking Residents of the Bahamas were bracing for Hurricane Dorian's arrival Sunday morning as people around 200 miles west along the entire Florida east coast were anxiously watching the storm's path....
21:24, 08/31/2019

India braces for ‘extremely severe’ Cyclone Fani to make landfall NEW DELHI — Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated along India’s eastern coast on Thursday as authorities braced for a cyclone moving through the Bay of Bengal that was forecast to bring extre...
19:24, 05/02/2019

As Amazon fires rage, indigenous community braces for their world to change An orange hue greets dusk in the Campos Amazonicos. It is then, as the sun's punishing glare ends, that the firefighters can comfortably approach the flames hurtling across the parched savanna....
17:48, 08/30/2019

'Absolute monster' Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for hit Hurricane Dorian is expected suck powerful fuel from the warm waters off the Florida coast, swelling into a dangerous Category 4 storm in the coming days before it slams into the state early next week...
13:24, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, wh...
20:12, 06/11/2019

As Dorian looms, Florida's Space Coast braces for possible unprecedented impact As Hurricane Dorian advances on a course likely to slam the Florida peninsula within days, U.S. space agencies and aerospace companies are sheltering millions of dollars in hardware and assets along t...
07:48, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for airport protest after night of violent clashes Hong Kong announced new curbs on rail travel on Sunday ahead of the latest in a series of planned protests targeting the airport after a night of widespread violent street clashes in the Chinese-ruled...
04:12, 09/22/2019

China braces itself as Typhoon Lekima barrels down with 130 mph winds, heavy rainfall Chinese authorities have declared a state of emergency on the country’s east coast in preparation for the mighty Typhoon Lekima approaching the mainland, bringing torrential downpours and deadly winds...
17:36, 08/09/2019

Hong Kong Braces for Big Protests on Anniversary of Return to Chinese Rule Protesters and police clashed just hours before a mass rally—likely to be the largest in the former British colony’s history—on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s return to China, as a deepening crisis ov...
07:36, 07/01/2019

Mount Everest, World's Highest Peak, Braces For One Of The Busiest Years The tented city at the foot of Mount Everest is bustling as mountaineers brace for potentially the busiest year yet on the world's highest peak, prompting concerns about overcrowding and safety....
09:36, 05/11/2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat m...
07:36, 07/22/2019

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

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
18:00, 07/13/2019

Ethiopian city braces for protests as activists promise to declare new region Activists in Ethiopia were set to declare a new region for their Sidama ethnic group on Thursday in defiance of the central government, with some residents of the southern city of Hawassa worried that...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
18:24, 06/12/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is help...
07:36, 05/17/2019

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-g...
23:48, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as marchers set to defy police ban Hong Kong protesters readied to take to the streets again on Sunday, defying a police ban on marches in the Chinese-controlled territory and continuing a restive weekend of demonstrations which saw po...
15:12, 08/11/2019

UPDATE 1-HK braces for more protests as world leaders urge calm, talks * Airport reopens but more protests planned across city (Recasts throughout with comments by Trump, France and Canada, pro-government advertisements, protest details; adds bullet points and byline)...
05:24, 08/15/2019

FBI to assist in Portland as city braces for dueling Antifa, right-wing protests Portland, Ore., is gearing up for a set of dueling rallies this weekend that is expected to bring an informal coalition of right-wing groups-- some of which have been decried as white nationalists and...
06:12, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen and bond bulls charge on; Argentina braces for mauling Investors piled into gold, the safe-haven yen and bonds on Monday over nagging concerns about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and global growth, while Argentina's peso plunged 27% after voters handed...
18:36, 08/12/2019

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concer...
18:36, 07/11/2019

Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between poli...
13:36, 07/20/2019

GM's partner in China, SAIC, braces for first annual sales drop, report says China deliveries at SAIC General Motors are projected to slide by almost 8 percent to 1.82 million vehicles in 2019 while sales at SAIC's joint venture with VW are expected to fall by about 3 percent ...
21:12, 07/19/2019

Japan braces for tropical storm Krosa in peak holiday season Japan braced on Tuesday for a tropical storm set to dump heavy rains on western parts of the country, threatening to snarl road, rail and air links during the busy summer holidays....
17:12, 08/13/2019

6.9-magnitude earthquake shakes southern California Buildings have been damaged and injuries have been reported in California, after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake in hit the region, just two days after a 6.4-magnitude tremor hit the state....
07:13, 07/06/2019

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake has hit off the coast of El Salvador, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. The U.S. Geological Survey says...
11:48, 05/30/2019

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nev...
10:12, 07/05/2019

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
10:12, 07/05/2019

Peru earthquake leaves one dead and several injured One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
21:48, 05/26/2019

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Has Californians on Their Toes The strongest of hundreds of aftershocks jolted Southern California on Friday morning, the day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in Los Angeles and elsewhere....
17:36, 07/05/2019

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit S...
20:24, 07/05/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastruc...
15:24, 07/13/2019

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests tha...
19:12, 05/29/2019

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
04:48, 07/06/2019

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one du...
10:12, 07/05/2019

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sendi...
03:24, 09/22/2019

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit...
07:24, 07/14/2019

Colin Cowherd experienced his first earthquake on live TV Colin Cowherd paused his sports talk show Thursday when an earthquake in Southern California caused his desk to shake.       ...
03:36, 07/05/2019

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 11, Injures Over 100 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings....
05:00, 06/18/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
12:00, 06/17/2019

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their.....
03:12, 06/16/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
10:48, 06/24/2019

Istanbul unprepared for next big deadly earthquake, say experts The question is not if — but when — a devastating earthquake will hit Istanbul. Experts say the city of 15 million people is unprepared for the next big tremor....
18:12, 08/18/2019

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
21:12, 06/18/2019

6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off of Indonesia, kills 1 One person died of a heart attack amid the panic in the province of Banten on Java and at least four others were injured, Indonesia's disaster mitigation agency said in a statement....
06:12, 08/03/2019

Earthquake hits Oregon coast at 6.3 magnitude An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 was recorded off the coast of Oregon Thursday morning, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake hit about 180 miles off Coos Bay at about 8 a.m. Pacific t...
03:24, 08/30/2019

A massive 6.8 earthquake hit Indonesia. Now, a tsunami warning A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island, swaying buildings as far away as the capital.        ...
02:12, 08/03/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
22:12, 07/06/2019

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
21:48, 07/04/2019

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. T...
19:12, 07/19/2019

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
00:36, 07/05/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
10:00, 07/17/2019

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum ...
08:12, 07/15/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
20:12, 07/14/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
06:48, 06/18/2019

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A powerful earthquake has struck an island chain off Papua New Guinea's north coast. A tsunami warning was briefly issued but later lifted. The extent of any damage was expected to become clear after ...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Earthquake in southwestern Japan causes no apparent damage TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though it said there might be s...
04:48, 05/10/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
12:12, 05/26/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
02:36, 05/18/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capi...
22:36, 04/28/2019

Magnitude 7.2 earthquake jolts Papua New Guinea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A magnitude 7.2 earthquake has rattled the Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea. The quake hit around 7:20 a.m. Tuesday about 33 kilometers (21 miles) southeast of Bulo...
02:24, 05/07/2019

Visiting Tokyo's Imperial Palace With Emperor Akihito of Japan abdicating, the Imperial Palace in Tokyo will open to the public this week -- a rarity. Here's a guide to visiting Japan's royal residence....
03:24, 04/30/2019

This Tokyo Town Can't Give Away Houses A Tokyo town is giving away houses to draw residents, a sign of the challenges popular cities face: too few houses in some areas, too many in others....
20:24, 08/13/2019

| Tokyo Olympics to warn on weed In what you might call a joint statement, Tokyo 2020 organisers noted the need to warn countries with cannabis laws that weed isn't allowed in Japan....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Rediscovering Tokyo's historic waterways Hundreds of years ago, Tokyo -- then known as Edo -- flourished around canals, rivers and the sea. Today, the city is rediscovering its watery roots....
15:48, 08/22/2019

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go fro...
13:48, 06/14/2019

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, ...
19:48, 06/14/2019

| The rugby-mad duo cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo They survived dogs in Iran and stomach bugs in India ... it's been a madcap adventure for a pair of rugby enthusiasts cycling from Twickenham to Tokyo ahead of the World Cup....
12:24, 08/11/2019

Here are 15 Americans who could become stars at Tokyo Olympics With the Tokyo Games a year away, who is poised to follow the likes of Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles in breaking through at the Olympics?       ...
13:24, 07/24/2019

The vending machines of Tokyo – in pictures Since first visiting Tokyo in the 1990s, the London-based photographer Tim Easley has been fascinated by the city’s colourful vending machines. “They’re so much a part of the landscape they go unnotic...
22:24, 09/21/2019

Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? With a year to go to the Olympics, we consider who are the contenders for gold medals at Tokyo 2020 The post Who will win gold medals at Tokyo 2020? appeared first on Boxing News....
20:36, 08/03/2019

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live out their wildest dreams in the Rhineland....
16:12, 05/27/2019

This is what the Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals will look like The Tokyo 2020 Olympics medals were revealed exactly one year before the event's opening ceremony. And they feature an unlikely quirk: The medals will be made using old cellphones and other electronic...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Draft heist of the century? How Mike Trout fell to the Angels "He's Mickey Mantle but not a switch-hitter, Rickey Henderson but right-handed." A decade after the best player of a generation lasted until the 25th pick, those who know best detail how it happened....
19:48, 06/06/2019

How a '90s nostalgia trend powered the comeback of two century-old sports brands The fashion industry is currently swept up in a storm of nostalgia. Riding on this throwback wave, Italian heritage brand Fila and American sweatshirt producer Champion are enjoying another lease of l...
08:12, 06/19/2019

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Rashid's ball for six before Stokes launched himself ...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George Packer – review A detailed portrait of the late American diplomat reveals a man whose vices and virtues echoed those of his countryNear the start of his account of ending the Bosnian conflict, Richard Holbrooke, argu...
19:12, 05/12/2019

Summer Youth Unemployment Rate Falls to Half-Century Low The unemployment rate for Americans between ages 16 and 24 ticked down to 9.1% in July from 9.2% a year earlier, the lowest such rate since July 1966, when youth unemployment was 8.8%, the Labor Depar...
20:24, 08/16/2019

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the climate...
11:36, 07/05/2019

Rising sea levels could flood New York City within next century: study Sea levels could rise more than 6 feet over the next century, flooding major coastal cities such as the Big Apple — and displacing millions of people around the globe in a “catastrophic” disaste...
21:36, 05/21/2019

Trump’s ‘deal of the century’ ignores reality in the Middle East The Trump administration's solution to the Palestine-Israel conflict will be unveiled later this month in Bahrain— and a critical UN program for Palestinian refugees may be at risk....
11:36, 06/21/2019

Scientists Unravel Mystery of 15th Century Six-Headed Burial Scientists have begun unravelling the mystery of an ancient Scotsman found in a mysterious “six-headed” burial ...
16:12, 09/07/2019

Vidyasagar, The 19th Century Polymath Who Fought For Women Emancipation As revered as Swami Vivekananda by Bengalis, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar is the 19th century polymath reformer who modernised and simplified the Bengali alphabet and propagated widow remarriage....
20:48, 05/15/2019

Grace O’Malley, the 16th Century Pirate Queen of Ireland Grace O'Malley was Queen of Umaill, chieftain of the O Maille clan, a rebel, seafarer, and fearless leader who challenged the turbulent politics of 16th century England and Ireland. While Irish legend...
02:24, 06/01/2019

Steve Smith says after Ashes century: ‘I didn’t know if I’d play cricket again’ • Australia batsman reveals he lost love for sport during ban• Smith’s 144 against England was more than half his side’s runsSteve Smith shrugged off the boos to score a masterful comeback century tha...
00:36, 08/02/2019

Falling Yields Unleash Flood of Muni 'Century Bonds' State and local governments, along with universities, are joining companies in a dash to issue debt and lock in low rates, sometimes for up to 100 years....
19:36, 09/13/2019

Civilisation: a breathtaking vista of life in the 21st century – in pictures A photography exhibition featuring more than 200 images from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe, explores the phenomenal complexity of modern life • Civilisation: The Way We Live Now is ...
14:12, 09/10/2019

Looking for a horror film on Friday the 13th? We've ranked the 50 best of the century The 21st century so far has given us scary movies with an artful bent, such as "Get Out" and "Hereditary." The best horror movies since 2001, ranked.        ...
09:12, 09/14/2019

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis In this extract from her latest book On Fire, the No Logo author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate crisis• Interview with Naomi Klein: ‘We are seeing t...
14:00, 09/14/2019

In Ethiopia, Beat-Up Volkswagen Beetles Get 21st-Century Upgrade There is a growing number of young Ethiopian drivers giving the Beetle -- which has long occupied a hallowed position in the nation's car culture -- a 21st-century upgrade....
12:12, 09/16/2019

Jared Kushner's 'deal of the century' fails to materialise in Bahrain Senior adviser to Trump found no interest in his proposals for ending Israel/Palestine conflictIn the end, the ‘deal of the century’ was little more than a failed clearance sale. Jared Kushner arrived...
21:24, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump is like a 20th-century fascist, says Sadiq Khan London mayor hits out at US president before his state visit to BritainThe mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has compared the language used by Donald Trump to rally his supporters to that of “the fascists ...
01:24, 06/02/2019

Number of measles cases in the U.S. reach 704, the highest point this century The CDC reports 704 confirmed cases of measles. The figure is the highest number of cases since measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Sleepless England Batsman Scores Century After Daughter's Hospitalisation Ahead of the game, Roy had to spend the entire night in hospital with his wife because of his daughter's illness and was sleep-deprived before the match....
18:36, 05/18/2019

Mother of all loft conversions: how Tate Modern became building of the century What was once a gloomy brickshed is now one of the most awe-inspiring art galleries in the world. As Tate Modern tops our chart, its architect reveals his trick: avoid glamour and keep it rawThe best ...
01:24, 09/17/2019

Dracula's cannonballs from 15th-century battle found in Bulgaria Researchers have found medieval cannonballs from culverins that were most likely used by Wallacian Voivode Vlad III Dracula, more commonly known as Vlad the Impaler, during his bloody battle in 1461 w...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Smith’s century rescues Australia on first day of Ashes despite Broad’s burst • First Test, day one: Australia 284; England 10-0• Smith’s 144 drives recovery from 122-8; Broad takes five wicketsSteve Smith is on the periphery no more. On his return to Test cricket with his side...
21:24, 08/01/2019

Pompeo Calls China’s Treatment of Uighurs the ‘Stain of the Century’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s treatment of Uihgurs, a Muslim minority group, the “stain of the century” while speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. Thursda...
06:36, 07/19/2019

Lt. Col. Maginnis warns of Xi's 'China dream': World dominance by mid century Geopolitical events increasingly indicated that an "alliance of evil" would emerge in Asia as Chinese president Xi Jinping sought world domination, retired Army Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis said on Saturday....
21:48, 06/08/2019

Yields Plumb New Lows, but 'Century Bonds' Remain Scarce Bond yields in many countries have fallen to record lows this summer. Yet few governments have responded as many bankers and investors say they should, by locking in ultralow rates for decades....
12:36, 08/22/2019

Half a century on, Soviet message in a bottle found in Alaska Tyler Ivanoff, an American schoolteacher, was gathering firewood with his children on a beach in western Alaska when he came across a champagne bottle with a letter inside....
11:24, 08/23/2019

Sinclair snaps up 21 local sports networks from 21st Century Fox Twenty-one local sports networks that used to belong to 21st Century Fox — and carried games from the Miami Heat to the Atlanta Braves — are now owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. The transfer means S...
10:36, 08/24/2019

The Fiver | Educational songs about mid-20th century European history Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!You’ll have noticed a few red-faced Englishmen getting very angry when Callum Wilson’s goal against Switzerland was disallowed by VAR on Sunday. No s...
18:24, 06/10/2019

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tab...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hoste...
17:48, 07/18/2019

Scottish officials are hunting the remains of 18th-century 'witch' More than 300 years after her death, officials in Scotland are appealing for the return of the remains of a local woman accused of witchcraft, so that she can be properly buried....
21:48, 09/02/2019

| Half a century and counting? Strike duo hold key to Arsenal hopes Arsenal are aiming to win a first European trophy in in 25 years and their hopes appear to rest at the feet of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette....
08:12, 05/28/2019

Bones Of 18th-Century 'Witch' Vanished Decades Ago. Now, A Search Is On A woman felt delirious after an evening of drinking one night in 1704 - and so she concluded that her neighbor, Lilias Adie, must have summoned Satan to cast a spell on her....
04:48, 09/04/2019

Playdate handheld is an indie-powered Game Boy for the 21st century If you long for the good old days of simple games which place fun and imagination above everything else, then today is your lucky day, because a new indie-focused handheld is coming from videogame-pub...
07:36, 05/23/2019

Buick Name Is Erased From Buicks as Sales Slip for Century-Old Marque Since 2010, Buick dealers’ lots have been filled with a mélange of G.M.-owned vehicles borrowed from Opel, Holden, Daewoo and others, with a Buick badge affixed....
12:48, 09/19/2019

Oklahoma uses century-old property law to win J&J opioid suit — other states could follow Oklahoma's unusual use of nuisance law to win it's landmark suit against Johnson & Johnson could spur other states to amend their opioid cases to include the statute....
23:48, 08/27/2019

Bumrah's Hat-Trick, Vihari's Century Take India To Commanding Position Jasprit Bumrah's fifth five-wicket haul and Hanuma Vihari's maiden Test century put India in a commanding position in the second Test against the West Indies....
06:12, 09/01/2019

Justin Trudeau seeks to repeat 2015 surge as Canada braces for election The prime minister is likely to call a vote for next month in which the environment, populism and Trump are all expected to featureWith the aura of his star power fading, the Canadian prime minister, ...
14:24, 09/04/2019

Central US braces for severe storms, flash flooding as some parts see tornado warnings States throughout the Central U.S. and parts of the Midwest are bracing for extreme weather this weekend as they expect to see severe thunderstorms, flash flooding and tornadoes...
20:00, 05/18/2019

New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard braces for potential trade as rumors swirl New York Mets star Noah Syndergaard appeared to be bracing for a trade Sunday as rumors surrounding the pitcher began to swirl even more in the wake of the team acquiring Marcus Stroman....
19:00, 07/29/2019

Britain struck by thunderstorms and lightning as country braces for record heatwave temperatures Britain's skies were last night illuminated with arcs of lightning as powerful electrical storms struck and a heatwave continued to sweep the country....
06:00, 07/24/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first At...
13:36, 07/12/2019

Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for potential ‘monster’ storm Landfall anticipated early Tuesday on state’s east coast with maximum sustained winds of 140mphResidents of Florida braced for what could be a historically damaging storm on Friday as Hurricane Dorian...
19:00, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
12:24, 06/11/2019

'Absolute monster': Hurricane Dorian gains strength as Florida braces for direct hit Florida's governor on Friday urged residents in the state to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after...
18:36, 08/30/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida braces for what may be biggest storm on east coast since 1992 Storm threatens winds in excess of 130mph when it’s predicted to hit north of Miami Sunday and MondayFlorida is bracing for what could be the biggest hurricane to hit the state’s east coast in more th...
16:12, 08/30/2019

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti-government protests underway in Hong Kong on anni...
05:48, 07/01/2019

Hong Kong braces for annual handover rally as fresh protests erupt Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread...
06:00, 07/01/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
17:36, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests Hong Kong police said on Sunday they arrested more than 20 people after violent clashes with anti-government protesters overnight, as the Chinese-controlled territory braced for more protests and a ge...
04:00, 08/04/2019

Puerto Rico braces for Dorian emergency as storm blows past Barbados Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic braced for tropical storm Dorian on Tuesday as it churned west-northwest, with officials cautioning that it could approach hurricane-strength on Wednesday after ...
20:12, 08/27/2019

Hong Kong braces for weekend of protests as leader fails to appease activists Protesters plan to block traffic to the city's international airport on Saturday, a week after thousands of demonstrators disrupted transport links, sparking some of the worst violence since the ...
10:24, 09/06/2019

Houston: Islamic group hosts Sanders and Castro and braces for rightwing rally In Texas, the Islamic Society of North America’s annual convention expects anti-fascist counter-protestsIn Houston, an annual Islamic convention hosting presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Julian...
15:24, 08/31/2019

Hong Kong braces for weekend protests as leader fails to appease activists Hong Kong is bracing for more demonstrations this weekend, with protesters threatening to disrupt transport links to the airport, after embattled leader Carrie Lam's withdrawal of a controversial extr...
06:24, 09/06/2019

As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border Hong Kong braced on Thursday for more mass demonstrations through the weekend, as China again warned against foreign interference in the city's escalating crisis and as mainland paramilitary forces co...
15:24, 08/15/2019

World leaders call for calm, talks as Hong Kong braces for more protests Police and protesters faced off again on the streets of the financial hub overnight, with riot officers quickly firing tear gas as their response to demonstrators hardens....
10:12, 08/15/2019

India Braces To Face Price Shock As It Stops Buying Iran Oil Tomorrow India has to stop importing oil from Iran from tomorrow after the US ended its waiver to friendly nations on dealing with Tehran, a move that is likely to push up fuel prices. The US in November last....
16:12, 05/01/2019

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits Turkey's southwest: observatory An earthquake of 5.7 magnitude rocked Turkey's southwestern city of Denizli on Thursday, the country's monitoring service said, sending about two dozen people to hospital though there were no reports ...
01:12, 08/09/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
10:24, 06/24/2019

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami...
22:12, 08/02/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
23:36, 06/18/2019

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
05:12, 06/19/2019

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage P...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Off Vanuatu, No Tsunami Warning A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued....
02:36, 08/01/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was ...
14:24, 05/11/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted about 2 ½ hours later. Thousands of...
02:36, 06/19/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the nor...
22:12, 06/18/2019

6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, No Tsunami Warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 hit off the coast of northeastern Japan on Sunday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
10:24, 08/05/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was cent...
09:00, 06/24/2019

6.3-magnitude earthquake strikes coast of Japan near Fukushima A 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit off of the coast of Japan near Fukushima on Sunday morning. People reported feeling the quake in the capital, Tokyo, approximately 155 miles away....
21:12, 08/04/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
09:00, 06/17/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground res...
11:24, 05/22/2019

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
04:36, 06/06/2019

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the ...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. G...
05:48, 06/24/2019

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

Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
18:12, 06/18/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
09:24, 05/22/2019

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power t...
16:00, 05/26/2019

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked...
09:36, 07/07/2019

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
01:36, 07/07/2019

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple ...
00:12, 07/07/2019

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador, tsunami possible SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities say a tsunami...
12:36, 05/30/2019

California assessing damage after biggest earthquake in 20 years A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
08:24, 07/07/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday after a 7.1 magnitude quake on FridayCalifornia’s governor, Gavin Newsom, declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be w...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
16:36, 07/19/2019

7.1 magnitude earthquake in California rocks buildings - video A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday, resulted in fires, damaged buildings and roads, and swaying rollercoasters. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 magnitude quake on ...
15:13, 07/06/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more...
13:00, 07/06/2019

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the middle of play with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter, t...
10:24, 07/06/2019

Mystics-Aces game in Las Vegas postponed because of earthquake The surging Mystics, winners of five straight, were leading 51-36 at halftime when their game was suspended after an earthquake struck Southern California....
10:13, 07/06/2019

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Depar...
09:36, 07/06/2019

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokes...
11:24, 06/21/2019

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
15:36, 07/07/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at leas...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
05:48, 07/08/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philip...
19:12, 07/13/2019