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Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears

Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears

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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....
14:51, 2019-08-13

Japan advises mass evacuations as powerful storm Krosa looms The tropical storm has forced the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains in Japan, and the government has warned more than 400,000 to prepare to evacuate. The travel chaos comes amid peak tourism season....
08:34, 2019-08-15

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Over 400,000 advised to evacuate as storm bears down on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa bore down on the country, forcing the cancellations of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than 400,000 people to evacuate....
06:34, 2019-08-15

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than half a million people to evacuate....
14:00, 2019-08-16

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
03:34, 2019-06-12

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
02:51, 2019-07-10

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)        ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
23:34, 2019-07-03

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Wed...
16:51, 2019-07-03

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders over one million to evacuate Japan ordered more than one million people on the southernmost island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy rains triggered small landslides and threatened to cause widespread flooding....
14:51, 2019-07-03

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
18:34, 2019-07-03

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:34, 2019-07-12

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the Gulf to have little effect on its oil and gas production....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Japan urges traditional order for Japanese names TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government wants the world to begin using the country’s traditional order for Japanese names, with family names first. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe would become Abe Shinzo, as he is known in Japan, ending the Westernized name order the country adopted for use with forei...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked by existing regulations....
04:51, 2019-07-18

US urges Japan to join Persian Gulf naval mission The US defense secretary said it's time for Tokyo to "strongly consider" joining the US-led mission. Some US allies have rejected the call, saying a European approach is the only way to tackle the unfolding crisis....
18:34, 2019-08-07

Sportwatch: Wallaroos v Japan, Storm v Sharks, Cats v Saints, and more - live! Updates on a busy day of sport across AustraliaAny thoughts? Get in touch on email or tweet @rrjparkin 8.25am BST They hung tough for long periods in the first half, Japan, but the lengthy absence of competitive international rugby fixtures eventually came to cost them in a second half where the Wal...
09:51, 2019-07-13

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly ageing population, despite calls from elsewhere to postpone it given growing economic challenges....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
08:17, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:34, 2019-07-13

How to Evacuate Safely During Severe Weather The Gulf Coast is bracing itself for what is likely to be Tropical Storm Barry tomorrow, which may turn into a hurricane by Saturday. Louisiana has already declared a state of emergency and this is the sort of weather you don’t want to mess around with. Now is the time to plan how, when and to where...
01:51, 2019-07-11

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui on Thursday morning and quickly sp...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
23:17, 2019-08-18

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
22:00, 2019-05-25

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources......
01:17, 2019-06-22

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
15:00, 2019-07-12

Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
09:51, 2019-08-14

Chevron joins producers' rush to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp on Tuesday began shutting in and evacuating five production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, joining a move by major oil companies to prepare for a tropical storm....
02:51, 2019-07-10

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
02:17, 2019-06-22

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Town told to evacuate, then stay, after Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now An explosion at a Russian military site in the White Sea is shrouded in mystery. Nearby Nyonoksa had an evacuation cancelled. Here's what we know.        ...
08:51, 2019-08-14

A private jet carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr. burst into flames. He and his family were able to evacuate. WJHL A private jet carrying the former race-car driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family careened off a runway at Elizabethton Municipal Airport in Tennessee Thursday afternoon, bursting into flames as it came to rest on a highway near the runway. Earnhardt and his wife were unhurt and able to quic...
17:00, 2019-08-16

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
05:51, 2019-06-22

Whaley Bridge residents refusing to evacuate put lives at risk, says police chief Derbyshire’s deputy chief constable said there are about 20 properties with residents refusing to leaveA police chief who has been at the forefront of a near disaster in a Derbyshire town has said some residents who refused to leave their homes had put lives at serious risk.About 400 mainly local pe...
00:34, 2019-08-05

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
17:51, 2019-06-22

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running through Storm Barry Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
16:17, 2019-07-12

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Japan-South Korea relations in 'very severe' state: Japan's Suga Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday the country's relationship with South Korea was in a "very severe" state and that Tokyo would continue to urge Seoul to take appropriate action over a string of issues that have frayed bilateral ties....
05:34, 2019-07-24

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
16:17, 2019-07-24

Hawaii telescope operators abandon millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuate employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mountain, reports said....
16:34, 2019-07-18

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
07:34, 2019-08-13

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ appeared f...
11:34, 2019-06-13

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
02:34, 2019-05-26

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was able to showcase the strength of h...
06:17, 2019-05-29

UK PM May: Keep talking to businesses as Brexit nears Outgoing British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday told her top ministers to keep engaging with businesses over Brexit, and that firms expect her successor to keep up infrastructure investment and continue developing an industrial strategy....
15:17, 2019-07-16

CVC Nears Deal to Buy Packaging Unit From Bosch German engineering group Robert Bosch is in advanced talks to sell its packaging-technology division to global buyout firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal that could value the business at up to $959 million....
20:17, 2019-07-04

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday on how deep the cut should be, even as a third said she needs more data before being ready to sign on at all....
06:17, 2019-07-17

EU Nears Decisions in Facebook Privacy Cases The EU could begin to hit Facebook with decisions under the bloc’s new privacy law by the end of the year, raising the specter of billions of euros in fines and orders to change business practices....
17:00, 2019-08-12

SCOTUS major decisions to come as term nears end The Supreme Court is nearing the end of its term with some major decisions yet to come. Associated Press reporter Mark Sherman explains "there are three major cases yet to be resolved by the court, probably before the end of next week." (June 17)        ...
04:34, 2019-06-18

ECB's Draghi Grows Bolder as His Tenure Nears End Mario Draghi is teeing up some of the boldest policy moves of his eight-year term as European Central Bank president only four months before he steps down, potentially binding the hands of his successor for years....
21:51, 2019-06-30

Joseph Tsai Nears Full Ownership of the Nets Tsai already owns 49 percent of the Brooklyn N.B.A. team, but is close to buying out the majority owner, Mikhail Prokhorov. The team is valued at a record $2.35 billion....
00:17, 2019-08-15

World's largest underwater restaurant nears completion Five meters below the surface of the North Sea, near the southernmost tip of Norway, Europe's first underwater restaurant is nearing completion. The 110-foot long structure, an oblique concrete slab that looks like a sunken periscope, was submerged in July 2018 and work is now underway to complete t...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Cebu nears deal to buy around 26 Airbus jets -sources Airbus is set to win a deal to sell jets worth around $4.5 billion at list price to Philippines airline Cebu Air after a face-off with rival Boeing, industry sources said....
17:51, 2019-06-17

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
18:34, 2019-05-22

China issues red alert as Typhoon Lekima nears Chinese authorities have put coastal areas of Zhejiang province on high alert ahead of a strong typhoon. Winds and rain from Typhoon Lekima have already battered southern Japan and Taiwan....
10:17, 2019-08-09

New BMW M8 Competition: 616bhp super-coupe nears production 4.4-litre V8-powered M8 Coupé charges up the Goodwood hillclimb before deliveries begin in October The new four-wheel-drive BMW M8 Coupé is the most powerful and fastest two-door model yet sold by the German car maker, and has made its UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.  All the news from ...
22:34, 2019-07-04

Fed judge nears nixing $69B CVS-Aetna deal: sources A federal judge appears to be nearing a surprise move to block CVS’ $69 billion acquisition of Aetna, according to sources close to the health-industry giants. US District Richard Leon — who warned lawyers at a little-noticed hearing last week that they may want to cancel their summer vacation plans...
05:34, 2019-06-11

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
23:17, 2019-07-07

Caesars Nears Deal to Combine With Eldorado Resorts Caesars Entertainment Corp. is nearing a deal to combine with rival casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc., according to people familiar with the matter....
02:00, 2019-06-07

Barneys Nears Bankruptcy Filing With Plans to Close Most Stores Barneys is preparing to file for bankruptcy and nearing an agreement with lenders for a financing package that would give the luxury retailer time to find a buyer, according to people familiar with the matter....
05:34, 2019-08-06

Women's World Cup fever yet to take hold in Paris as tournament nears The biggest Women’s World Cup in history is kicking off at the Parc des Princes on Friday but in the city there is not the air of anticipation you would expectWith the biggest Women’s World Cup in history kicking off at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday, the head of the local organising commit...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Tesla forecasts turn bearish on Wall Street as Q2 nears end Worries about demand for Tesla's vehicles have dominated investor sentiment this year, and the shares have fallen nearly 34 percent so far in 2019....
18:51, 2019-06-20

‘Jeopardy’ champ James Holzhauer nears Ken Jennings’ record LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Holzhauer’s “Jeopardy” winning streak is still going and he may be on track to surpass Ken Jennings’ record earnings in the next month. Holzhauer on Monday won his 28th straight game with an additional $130,222 in winnings, the second highest single-d...
07:17, 2019-05-28

Buyout firm Centerbridge nears $1.5 bln deal for GoHealth -sources Private equity firm Centerbridge Partners LP is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in GoHealth LLC that could value the U.S. online health insurance marketplace at about $1.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
03:51, 2019-08-19

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:17, 2019-07-20

As Debate Deadline Nears, Democratic Candidates Scramble to Make the Cut Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand and Tom Steyer are getting closer to making the debate stage, and they’re urgently seeking supporters who can help them earn a spot....
14:00, 2019-08-14

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of an icon of 20th-century business that has fallen on hard times as consumer tastes have shifted....
11:00, 2019-05-22

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
11:34, 2019-05-30

The Epic Criminal Career of El Chapo Nears Its Final Chapter The Mexican drug lord, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, is to be sentenced on Wednesday and may speak in court. It’s his first appearance since he was convicted in February....
17:17, 2019-07-17

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
22:34, 2019-06-19

LEADING OFF: Scherzer breaks nose, Judge nears return LEADING OFF: Max Scherzer breaks nose, Yanks try to make space for Aaron Judge, MLB chides umpires union for tweet, Cubs get cautious with Kyle Hendricks       ...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Irish regulator nears end of first privacy probe, ruling to take months Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months....
16:34, 2019-08-16

Voting set to close in Tory leadership contest as race for No 10 nears end Boris Johnson has insisted Britain can leave the European Union with a deal by 31 October if the country rediscovers its "sense of mission", with voting set to close later in the Conservative leadership contest....
06:00, 2019-07-22

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest near Fort Smith, the state’s second-largest c...
15:00, 2019-05-29

200,000 protesters march in San Juan; cruise ship impact nears $2.5M Multiple cruise lines canceled planned stops in Puerto Rico on Monday as an estimated 200,000 people protested against Gov. Ricardo Rosselló in the streets of San Juan....
03:34, 2019-07-23

Mets still confident in Zack Wheeler’s trade value as return nears SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler may throw a full bullpen session as early as Sunday, possibly the final step before he is considered for activation from the injury list. The right-hander has not pitched in two weeks because of an impingement in his right shoulder. If the Mets are going to deal Wheeler ...
07:00, 2019-07-21

US-Mexico talks to resume Thursday as tariff deadline nears The countries failed to reach an agreement Wednesday to stave off Trump’s threatened tariffs on all Mexican goodsMexican officials left the White House on Wednesday without a deal to stave off Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all Mexican goods flowing into the United States.Tweeting from Ireland...
11:34, 2019-06-06

Opinion: Netanyahu's success story nears final chapter Israel is preparing for another election. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is blaming his political rival Avigdor Liebermann, but Peter Philipp says that what he’s really doing is protecting his own interests....
19:51, 2019-05-30

Zaha Hadid-designed hotel nears completion in Dubai Dubai's hotels are among the most luxurious and extravagant in the world. But there's one that's about to set itself apart from all others in the Emirate....
14:51, 2019-08-09

China's robot censors crank up as Tiananmen anniversary nears It's the most sensitive day of the year for China's internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square, and with under two weeks to go, China's robot censors are working overtime....
07:17, 2019-05-26

Southeast side road improvement project nears completion TUCSON – Drivers who commute from the Rita Ranch area have another change headed their way. They have not been able to use a stretch of Valencia Road for a few months but starting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, traffic is being switched back onto Valencia. The Valencia and Kolb roads intersection impro...
15:01, 2019-06-12

Stocks move broadly higher as turbulent week nears its end Stocks rose broadly in midday trading on Wall Street Friday as investors look to end a turbulent week on a positive note.       ...
00:00, 2019-08-17

BC Partners Nears Deal to Buy Security-Services Company Garda World Private-equity firm BC Partners is nearing a deal to buy a majority stake in Garda World Security, the largest privately owned security-services company in the world....
09:17, 2019-07-23

Administration Nears Plan to Return Fannie, Freddie to Private Ownership Trump administration officials are finalizing a plan to put mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on a sounder financial footing, then return them to private-shareholder ownership....
07:01, 2019-05-31

Tiananmen Square protests: crackdown intensifies as 30th anniversary nears Authorities expand detention of activists and censorship ahead of 4 June Chinese authorities have detained dozens of people as part of a ramped-up annual crackdown ahead of the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.Tuesday will mark 30 years since the bloody event, which saw Chinese authoriti...
07:17, 2019-05-31

Man guilty in Charlottesville attack seeks mercy as life sentence nears The self-avowed white supremacist who plowed his car into counterdemonstrators opposing a white nationalist rally in Virginia two years ago, killing one person and injuring dozens, has asked a judge for mercy and a sentence shorter than life in prison....
06:01, 2019-06-23

China’s robot censors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
06:17, 2019-05-29

Pochettino calls Coutinho as Brazilian nears loan move – reports "Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly called Barcelona attacker Philippe Coutinho to try and persuade the Brazilian to move to the club on loan."...
20:34, 2019-08-06

Avon shares jump as Brazil's Natura nears an all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
18:00, 2019-05-22

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
05:51, 2019-07-20

Apple woos investors with China gain, market value nears $1 trillion Apple Inc shares rose 4.4% on Wednesday, after the company calmed Wall Street nerves with an improvement in sales in China and as several brokerages predicted a boost from its services business and the launch of new iPhones in the second half of 2019....
18:51, 2019-07-31

Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall off of Louisiana coastline Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it inched closer to the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, officials said....
19:51, 2019-07-13

China’s robot sensors working overtime as Tiananmen anniversary nears BEIJING – It’s the most sensitive day of the year for China’s internet, the anniversary of the bloody June 4 crackdown on pro-democracy protests at Tiananmen Square and with under two weeks to go, China’s robot censors are working overtime. Censors at Chinese internet companies say tools to de...
22:51, 2019-05-27

As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans....
19:17, 2019-07-05

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
17:00, 2019-07-18

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets: source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
00:51, 2019-08-15

Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
03:00, 2019-06-19

General Atlantic nears acquisition of beauty brand Morphe -sources Private equity firm General Atlantic is nearing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Morphe LLC that will value the maker of makeup brushes and eyeshadow palettes at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Steve Bruce nears Newcastle move after quitting Sheffield Wednesday • 58-year-old believed to be close to replacing Benítez• Joselu joins Alavés in deal worth around £2.5mSteve Bruce has resigned as Sheffield Wednesday manager, clearing one of the hurdles before being able to take charge of Newcastle United.The 58-year-old is believed to be close to replacing Rafael...
00:51, 2019-07-16

Alibaba's Tsai nears deal to buy rest of NBA's Brooklyn Nets - source Alibaba Group Holding Ltd co-founder Joseph Tsai is nearing a deal to buy the 51% stake he does not already own in the U.S. basketball team Brooklyn Nets, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
03:00, 2019-08-15

Trump wishes ex-adviser Flynn 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
18:17, 2019-06-13

Twitter Under Fire Again for Failing to Ban White Supremacists as Charlottesville Anniversary Nears With the anniversary of the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, approaching, Twitter is facing increased pressure from a nationwide coalition of civil rights organizations to once and for all take a stand against the white supremacists that operate freely on its platform....
06:34, 2019-08-03

SpaceX nears completion of Dragon investigation, has a “good path forward” Enlarge / A 2018 view of the clean room where the spacecraft for the first crewed Dragon mission was nearing completion. It will now be used for an In-Flight Abort test instead. (credit: Eric Berger) On Monday, officials from SpaceX and NASA provided an update on the investigation of an anomaly th...
01:17, 2019-07-16

Wall St. rises as mood on trade again turns optimistic, nears record high Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Ginsburg Hints at Sharp Divisions Ahead as Supreme Court Term Nears End Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in remarks at a conference that included references to the census and Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, gave liberals little reason to be optimistic....
19:51, 2019-06-10

French, Iranian presidents try to salvage nuclear deal as Sunday deadline nears Iran could start enriching additional uranium in defiance of the 2015 nuclear deal on Sunday if European Union countries don't ease sanctions on Tehran....
03:51, 2019-07-07

'I'm getting closer' - Djokovic nears Federer tally with 16th Slam title at Wimbledon "\"When the crowd is chanting \u0027Roger\u0027 I hear \u0027Novak\u0027,\" freshly-crowned Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic said with a smile on Sunday."...
08:34, 2019-07-15

Disney adds scene to 'Avengers: Endgame' as film nears box-office record Walt Disney Co said it will release a revised version of megahit "Avengers: Endgame" on Friday that includes a previously deleted scene, a move that could propel the Marvel superhero movie to the all-time box office record....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Trump praises ex-adviser Flynn, offers 'good luck' as sentencing nears U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing....
17:17, 2019-06-13

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
16:17, 2019-05-29

With most cases centering on New York City, US measles count nears 1,000, toppling records U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 971 measles cases so far this year, the highest tally in 27 years. Illnesses have been reported in 26 states, but the vast majority are in New York City....
06:51, 2019-05-31

United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon: source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
06:00, 2019-06-09

France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata: CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to boost its life sciences unit, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:51, 2019-06-12

England opener Jason Roy could be back against Australia while captain Eoin Morgan nears return England hope to have their injured pair Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan available for the business end of the Cricket World Cup — and the captain could still face Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Report: Kyrie Irving cuts ties with longtime agent as free agency nears With free agency approaching, Kyrie Irving has cut ties with his longtime agent and is expected to sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, per ESPN.       ...
16:17, 2019-06-13

Warren Buffett lunch commands record $3.5 million as charity auction nears homestretch The cost of a private lunch with Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, sat at a record $3,500,100 on Thursday afternoon, with a day to go in an annual charity auction....
21:00, 2019-05-30

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
18:34, 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-United Technologies nears deal to merge aerospace unit with Raytheon -source United Technologies Corp is nearing a deal to merge its aerospace business with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon Co and form a new company worth well over $100 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Saturday....
07:00, 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom sets meeting as T-Mobile, Sprint deal nears approval-report Deutsche Telekom has called a leadership meeting on Wednesday in expectation of U.S. regulatory approval of the proposed merger of its U.S. T-Mobile unit with rival Sprint, according to business daily Handelsblatt....
12:17, 2019-07-24

As DOJ nears deal approval, T-Mobile bets Sprint merger is worth giving Dish a new lease on life T-Mobile is choosing to move ahead with a merger with Sprint even though it will prop up Dish Network as a new, possibly disruptive fourth U.S. wireless competitor....
21:34, 2019-07-22

Newcastle takeover nears as 'terms agreed' with billionaire Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nahyan is working to complete a takeover at Newcastle United after agreeing terms with Mike Ashley, the billionaire has revealed....
20:17, 2019-05-27

It's all to play for: what's next for Brexit as a new PM nears A week away from a new prime minister, and the jury is out on his plans. From a general election to all-out chaos, Julian Glover goes behind the doors of No 10 and sizes up the potential political future...
17:17, 2019-07-15

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heavy rain, hail and blowing dust. This is a friendly reminder of what to do if you’re caught in a dust storm. First and foremost, remember to PULL ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. Damaging wind, hail and heavy rain will be possible with the highest threat west. Expect a weakening...
11:34, 2019-06-19

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:00, 2019-07-13

Quigley, Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night. In the last two minutes, Quigley scored twice to tie it before Courtney Vandersloot scored the final four points to give the Sky (1-1) the ...
07:00, 2019-06-02

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
14:17, 2019-05-30

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-05-21

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely by its full name) during the Atlantic hurricane season. But a number of destructive storms have unde...
13:51, 2019-07-13

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which was pretty well removed from anything else GM was doing in 1990. Of GM’s two youth-oriented sporty-ish wannabe Euro brands in the early 1990s, Geo was ma...
20:00, 2019-06-29

Church in Livingston damaged in storm LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– Over the past 14 years, a Western Kentucky church has served thousands of people whenever there was a crisis, but now they are the ones in need of help. Souls Harbor Holiness served food to anyone who came through their doors. Church member Cindy Lane cooked for ...
23:00, 2019-06-28

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
16:17, 2019-05-22

Oil steadies as U.S. supply ramps up after storm Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, paring gains as U.S. offshore crude production resumed after Hurricane Barry and tensions between the U.S. and Iran were seen easing....
18:17, 2019-07-16

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, the...
23:34, 2019-07-11

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varying weapons spawn in known locations and -- perhaps most importantly -- the st......
17:34, 2019-06-06

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added 16 points and Natasha Howard 12 for Seattle (3-2), which shot 59% from the field and overcame 20 tu...
06:34, 2019-06-05

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday....
06:51, 2019-06-01

HRW urges Brunei to repeal Sharia law An international human rights organization called on the sultan of Brunei to repeal his country's newly enacted Sharia penal code as it violates a range of internationally recognized human rights....
14:17, 2019-05-23

GM urges patience as Silverado falls to No. 3 Executives insist the shake-up in a closely watched battle with major image and profit implications isn't a sign of trouble and say the pickups' launches are going as planned....
12:17, 2019-06-17

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
20:51, 2019-06-09

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:17, 2019-06-28

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
10:51, 2019-07-02

| Du Toit urges Stormers to play their best Pieter-Steph du Toit will run out at Newlands for his 50th Stormers cap, but his focus is on making as big an impact as possible against the Highlanders....
10:51, 2019-05-24

Trump Urges UK to Be 'Very Careful' Over Huawei and 5G Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London....
10:34, 2019-06-03

Aprilia Storm 125 Launch Details Revealed Piaggio India is all set to launch the Aprilia Storm 125 on 30th May, 2019. The Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is a more affordable version of the regular Aprilia SR......
09:17, 2019-05-27

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
17:17, 2019-07-12

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
01:51, 2019-06-13

Seven killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSeven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece’s top tourist areas, authorities have said.Six tourists including two children were killed - two each...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
17:17, 2019-06-02

Oil gains on API stockdraw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose around 2% on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. inventories fell more than expected, while major U.S. producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm....
12:51, 2019-07-10

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’s basket with 5:05 left in the game. That sparked...
07:01, 2019-07-01

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-largest city woke up in shock Sunday to find that nearly 5 feet of hail had accumulated in some areas, tra...
06:17, 2019-07-02

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, the new Aprilia Storm 125 is now the most......
18:17, 2019-05-30

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
13:34, 2019-07-13

1 missing, 6 dead in storm in northern Greece A search and rescue operation is underway in northern Greece for a fisherman missing after a powerful storm left six people dead, including two children, and injured more than 100...
12:17, 2019-07-11

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land. Tropical Storm Barbara was centered about 850 miles (1,370 kilometers) south of the so...
22:34, 2019-06-30

After storming Area 51, you can storm Loch Ness Inspired by the mock plan to storm Area 51, Scotland now has an event scheduled to definitively prove the existence of its own elusive creature: the Loch Ness monster....
21:51, 2019-07-23

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating floods in 2016, which claimed the lives of 13 peo...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
17:17, 2019-07-12

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs        ...
20:17, 2019-05-21

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
09:34, 2019-06-18

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation....
14:34, 2019-06-06

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The dust storms will be here soon enough. Make sure you have the appropriate tunes. https://t.co/AqH0vCNZuL… pic.twitter.com/sRIjr7pqJL — Arizona DOT...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Thiem rides the storm to knock out Djokovic Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory on Saturday and set up a repeat of last year's showdown with Rafael Nadal....
01:00, 2019-06-09

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
05:34, 2019-07-14

Dan Hughes set to resume coaching Seattle Storm NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes is back as the head coach of the team after stepping away for the first month of the season because of cancer. Hughes first game will be Friday against Los Angeles. Seattle plays eight of its next nine games at home. The 64-year-old veteran coach shared...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
08:17, 2019-07-08

It Is Tricky Finding Safety From a Market Storm The bond market is holding up a giant sign in capital letters warning of trouble ahead. The next big market scare might not be far away, but is hard to prepare for....
12:51, 2019-08-09

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others....
06:34, 2019-06-10

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
14:00, 2019-06-03

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/M11MJoVYe1 — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) July 16...
18:17, 2019-07-17

"Don't Even Think About Retirement," Lata Mangeshkar Urges MS Dhoni Amid intense speculation that MS Dhoni may retire from international cricket after India's exit from World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi-final on Wednesday, legendary singer Lata......
18:00, 2019-07-11

U.N. Urges Reluctant E.U. Nations to Help Stranded Migrants BRUSSELS (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency urgently appealed to European governments Tuesday to let two migrant rescue ships disembark more than 500 passengers who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should take responsibility for them. The people rescued while attemptin...
05:17, 2019-08-14

Preserve your ammunition, BIS urges top central banks Bank for International Settlements (BIS) chief Agustin Carstens has urged top central banks to preserve their ammunition for more serious economic downturns rather than deplete it chasing higher growth....
16:34, 2019-06-30

Spain urges more EU aid to help Morocco tackle migration Spain has asked the European Union to increase the financial aid allocated to Morocco to help it counter illegal migration flows, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Monday....
23:51, 2019-06-03

CII Urges Government For Consultation Before Finalising EV Deadlines The CII has joined SIAM in urging the government for a proper, well-aligned roadmap, formulated in consultation with industry stakeholders, before finalising goals and timelines for electrification of......
14:17, 2019-06-10

UN urges reluctant EU nations to help stranded migrants The United Nations refugee agency is appealing to European governments to urgently allow in more than 500 people rescued in the Mediterranean but who remain stranded at sea as countries bicker over who should accept them...
04:17, 2019-08-14

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
21:51, 2019-06-27

BMW CEO Urges Staff To Narrow Sales Gap With Mercedes BMWs new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning. Oliver......
18:17, 2019-08-18

China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infrastructure While stressing the importance of new energy vehicles, Wan -- a former science minister widely regarded as a key promoter of electric vehicles in China -- noted that China will not forbid traditional internal combustion engines....
17:17, 2019-07-02

| UK urges EU to reflect 'political reality' on Brexit British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government has urged EU leaders again to drop their opposition to renegotiating the terms of Brexit, claiming recent European elections required a change of approach....
05:51, 2019-08-05

Edu Urges Arsenal To Rediscover Winning Mentality Last year, the Gunners misfired badly, missing out on Champions League qualification after finishing fifth and suffering a Europa League final thrashing against Chelsea....
01:51, 2019-07-21

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 12)        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
12:51, 2019-07-16

Airbus urges UTC not to be distracted by Raytheon deal Airbus said on Friday it had urged United Technologies to "keep its eye on the ball" in its role as a commercial aerospace supplier as it moves toward a planned merger with U.S. defense contractor Raytheon....
22:17, 2019-06-14

BMW's CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes BMW's new chief executive urged employees to embrace change and to find innovative ways to help the Bavarian carmaker overtake rival Mercedes at a time when demand for luxury cars is waning....
17:34, 2019-08-16

Trump urges Mexico to 'finally do what must be done' on immigration President Donald Trump on Friday pressured Mexico to stop people from crossing into the United States, one day after threatening to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports in a bid to get the country to crack down on illegal immigration....
18:17, 2019-05-31

BMW's new CEO urges staff to narrow sales gap with Mercedes In an internal email, Oliver Zipse encouraged employees to embrace change and innovate. BMW has lost ground to rival Mercedes-Benz over the past five years and seen other competitors such as Tesla jump ahead in electric vehicle sales....
20:00, 2019-08-16

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
14:51, 2019-06-01

| Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed $50 billion divorce bill, US President Donald Trump told the UK's The Sunday Telegraph newspaper on the eve of a visit to London....
09:51, 2019-06-02

"I love him": Mbappe Urges Neymar To Stay With Him At PSG Kylian Mbappe also doused any lingering concerns over his own plans after he talked about playing "elsewhere" at the French league awards ceremony in May....
18:00, 2019-08-02

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
18:00, 2019-08-16

Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is urging victims to speak out against the wealthy financier as authorities prosecute him on sex charges. Courtney Wild said Tuesday that Epstein “will never stop sexually abusing children until he is in jail.” (July 16)     &#...
01:34, 2019-07-17

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlining the importance of “earnest attempts” to find a peaceful resolution to years of simmering conflict between Russia and Ukraine....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones told the Hay literary fest...
18:17, 2019-05-26

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
21:17, 2019-05-28

A Monsoon storm crushes the eastside as July goes out with a bang TUCSON – Total July rainfall for Tucson is now in the books and with only 1.07″ for the entire month, (a month which averages 2.25″), this July will be remembered as dry. But in the fine print will be July 31st for eastside residents who saw over 2.00″ of rain – all of ...
12:17, 2019-08-01

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
23:34, 2019-07-15

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
22:34, 2019-07-18

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-07-12

Argentina's Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid The countrywide blackout in Argentina came after a period of heavy rains, a reminder that US the electric grid is also not ready for extreme weather events....
13:51, 2019-06-21

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor...
12:34, 2019-07-01

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
18:00, 2019-07-12

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis before the season began and underwent surgery to re...
07:17, 2019-06-22

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
13:51, 2019-06-17

Eagle chick seen on internet cam dies after California storm BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Late season rain and snow were apparently too much for a bald eagle chick in a Southern California forest nest watched by a popular internet camera . The death of the chick named Cookie was announced Monday by the environmental advocacy group Friends of Big Bear Valley a...
18:17, 2019-05-28

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
08:51, 2019-07-16

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology and/or life, it would still barely qualify as bei...
21:34, 2019-07-16

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
21:51, 2019-06-12

Yankees making best of Brett Gardner injury storm MINNEAPOLIS — Had the Yankees been at full strength, Brett Gardner likely wouldn’t have started Monday night’s game against Twins lefty Martin Perez. That’s because Giancarlo Stanton and Cameron Maybin swing from the right side; Gardner from the opposite side of the plate. However, Stanton and Maybi...
08:17, 2019-07-23

Knitting up a storm – is 'craftivism' the latest weapon against Trump? An online knitting and crochet platform has banned patterns for MAGA hats. Could this be an example of ‘craftivism’?Donald Trump, we learned this week, has now extended his clammy tentacles into the traditionally sedate world of handmade woollens. The online knitting and crochet platform Ravelry ban...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Storm season brings new dread while towns rebuild The annual start of hurricane season casts a shadow of dread over coastal sections of the United States. People fret over the next big one, even as communities struggle to recover from the last one. (May 31)        ...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category-1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
21:51, 2019-07-13

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The No. 2 House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to enact the salary bump, a move some vulnerable Democrats fretted would be p...
16:34, 2019-06-12

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
19:34, 2019-07-15

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
01:17, 2019-07-15

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight victory       ...
10:17, 2019-07-20

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, including the go-ahead basket with 24.6 seconds left, to lift the Seattle Storm to a 65-61 win over the Indiana Fever on Sunday. Erica Wheeler scored seven straight points for the Fever, the last two coming from the free throw line to tie the game at 61 w...
03:51, 2019-06-24

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, where conspiracy theorists believe the government is ...
00:00, 2019-07-12

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. The blackout also extended to Uruguay (which is conn...
03:34, 2019-06-23

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit song, “Juice.” The viral video now has 4....
04:17, 2019-06-14

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Trying to outslug the Yankees is a death sentence these days. The Astros attempted to trade punches Saturday night and were no match for a lineup that killed softly with run-producing singles as well as the long ball. With Gio Urshela and Austin Romine hitting homers and Giancarlo Stanton driving in...
05:34, 2019-06-23

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
22:17, 2019-07-13

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-finals on Monday....
00:51, 2019-06-04

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
01:34, 2019-07-14

Forget Area 51. There’s Now an Invitation to Storm Loch Ness. A Facebook event, apparently inspired by a call to storm Area 51 in Nevada, attracted more than 22,000 pledges to seek out the fabled monster, raising a warning from Scottish lifeguards....
16:00, 2019-07-24

1 soldier killed, 2 injured in severe storm in Virginia A U.S. Army Reserve soldier was killed and two others were injured after severe weather toppled a large tree on top of them during a training exercise in Virginia, authorities said....
12:17, 2019-07-24

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angeles already had the most successful franchise in Major League Soccer history. A team that have won more championships (five) and made more MLS Cup final...
16:51, 2019-07-15

Monday nights storm causes power outages in Vail TUCSON-Tucson Electric Power crews have been working several downed power lines in Vail for over 24 hours to get power back on to residents. On Monday a little after 3:00 p.m. residents in Vail were hit with a storm that damaged several power lines leading to a power outage for over 1,000 residents....
06:34, 2019-07-24

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
16:00, 2019-07-13

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not all, of this upcoming season, as the team announced ...
23:00, 2019-05-21

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 Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded vast swathes of the south of the country....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
14:51, 2019-07-11

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
23:34, 2019-07-11

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:17, 2019-05-22

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Bairstow ton as England crush New Zealand to storm into semis "England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow\u0027s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand."...
00:34, 2019-07-04

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
05:17, 2019-07-12

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thursday....
20:34, 2019-07-11

After Racist Troll Storm, US University Graduate Awarded Over $700,000 A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a former American University student government president who accused the founder of a well-known neo-Nazi website of directing his followers to......
09:00, 2019-08-11

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
11:00, 2019-07-12

Storm Area 51 event removed from Facebook 'by accident' For a harrowing couple of days, Facebook removed the page of the Storm Area 51 event that has gone viral in recent weeks, a decision it said was an accident....
16:17, 2019-08-07

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Denver cleans up after late season snow storm A late spring storm dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, Tuesday cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs. (May 21)        ...
19:34, 2019-05-22

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:51, 2019-07-10

China on red alert as typhoon threatens storm surge China has issued a red alert as a typhoon bringing torrential rain and gales descends on its eastern coast, threatening an intense storm surge up the Yangtze river....
01:51, 2019-08-10

Man, girl missing after violent storm in Switzerland: police A man and six-year-old girl are missing after their car was swept away by a torrent of mud triggered by a flash flood in southwestern Switzerland, police in Valais canton said on Monday as dozens of rescue workers continued to search....
16:34, 2019-08-12

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
08:34, 2019-08-15

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 state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs for now....
01:17, 2019-07-10

Tropical storm forms off Mexico, but not a threat to land Tropical Storm Henriette has formed off of Mexico’s Pacific coast, but forecasters say it’s likely to curve out to sea and weaken before hitting land...
18:34, 2019-08-12

Yemen Separatists Storm Presidential Palace in Aden Separatists in Yemen tried without success to seize the presidential palace in the southern city of Aden as a rift within the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting Iran-aligned Houthi rebels threatens to unspool international efforts to end the four-year war....
01:00, 2019-08-08

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
12:17, 2019-07-12

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:“Three o...
15:00, 2019-07-12

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
21:51, 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
22:17, 2019-07-11

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....
02:34, 2019-05-27

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office says mem...
07:00, 2019-05-22

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
21:51, 2019-07-11

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
17:17, 2019-07-11

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
15:51, 2019-07-12

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
12:00, 2019-07-21

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner s...
21:51, 2019-06-04

Samsung tweet urges users to scan their TVs for viruses If you have a Samsung smart TV, chances are you already scan it for viruses regularly. You don't? Well, Samsung thinks you should. The South Korean TV manufacturer's support account sent out a tweet urging users to scan their TVs for malware regularly... and then hastily deleted it. T...
12:17, 2019-06-18

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan's international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict....
07:17, 2019-05-24

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
12:00, 2019-07-08

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
04:51, 2019-07-03

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:51, 2019-06-05

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese military was "seemingly treasonous"....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Bieber thanks Trump over A$AP Rocky but urges: 'Let those kids out of cages' Canadian star compares rapper’s plight to migrant detentionTrump offers to ‘personally vouch’ for A$AP Rocky’s bailJustin Bieber made a dramatic intervention into US politics on Saturday, comparing the plight of migrant children detained on the southern border to that of the the American rapper A$AP...
00:00, 2019-07-21

FA urges travelling England fans to cut out antisocial behaviour • Supporters reminded to behave before Nations League finals• Around 18,000 could travel to Portugal for next week’s gamesAs England prepare to head to Portugal for the Nations League finals, the Football Association has called for an end to the “embarrassing” behaviour that has blighted recent away...
03:00, 2019-05-30

Egypt urges Christie's to delay statue sale Egypt’s ambassador to UK fears statue of Tutankhamun was looted from Luxor templeEgypt is renewing its demands that the London auction house Christie’s delay a controversial sale of a statue of Tutankhamun, fearing it was looted from a Luxor temple.The brown quartzite statue of Tutankhamun with the ...
23:34, 2019-07-03

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up their preparations for a looming interest-rate shift....
00:51, 2019-06-04

UK PM candidate Johnson urges tax on global tech giants Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister, said on Thursday the government had to find a way to tax global technology giants on their income....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
22:00, 2019-05-31

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
13:34, 2019-07-04

‘Words must never be met with violence’ urges UN, following Taliban threat to journalists   Following last week’s public threats by Taliban militants to deliberately target media outlets in Afghanistan, the United Nations mission chief in the country reiterated his call on Thursday for journalists’ rights to be protected, underlining the power of press freedom to advance peace, justice and...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
02:00, 2019-06-01

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war....
03:01, 2019-06-02

‘Tank man’ photographer urges China to open up on Tiananmen ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The American photographer who shot the iconic image of a man standing in front of tanks at the 1989 Tiananmen protests says it’s time for the Chinese government to come clean about the bloody events of 30 years ago. Jeff Widener was an Associated Press photo editor base...
04:34, 2019-06-01

Trump Urges UK To Be "Very Careful" In Involving Huawei In Its 5G Network US President Donald Trump urged Britain to be "very careful" about involving Chinese tech giant Huawei in its new 5G network, in an interview published Saturday ahead of his state visit to London....
02:00, 2019-06-02

S. Korea urges restraint after North’s missile test SINGAPORE (AP) — South Korea’s Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo is fending off calls to step up pressure on North Korea after it test-fired missiles last month. Jeong told an annual security conference in Singapore Saturday that the tests are being investigated and a conclusion is within reac...
08:00, 2019-06-01

Fiji urges Australia to shift to renewable energy Fiji has told Australia its refusal to shift from coal to renewable energy sources amounts to an "existential threat" to Pacific islands. Neighboring low-lying Tuvalu is about to host an 18-nation regional forum....
18:00, 2019-08-12

Trump wades into Brexit talks, urges UK to ‘walk away’ President Trump urged Britain’s next prime minister to “walk away” from trying to reach a deal to leave the European Union if Brussels doesn’t give ground during negotiations over Brexit. ​”They’ve got to get it done,” ​Trump told the Sunday Times ​in an interview publi...
00:17, 2019-06-03

EU urges Albania’s opposition to hold peaceful protests TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania’s opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country’s political deadlock. The center-right Democratic Party-led opposition is stag...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Germany offers to support Ukraine, urges further reforms BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says his country wants to offer Ukraine’s newly elected president support, but is calling for further reforms in the corruption-plagued country. Speaking Thursday before traveling to Kiev with his French counterpart, Heiko Maas said Germany and Fr...
13:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. ambassador urges China to talk to the Dalai Lama China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip to the Himalayan region where he criticized Beijing for interfering in religious freedom....
07:17, 2019-05-26

EU calls for calm in Sudan, urges democratic transition The European Union on Monday called on Sudan's military leaders to allow people to protest peacefully and urged a speedy transfer of power to civilians....
14:34, 2019-06-03

Germany urges Iran to uphold nuclear deal The German government urged Iran to uphold the nuclear pact it agreed with world powers in 2015, a spokeswoman for the Foreign Ministry said on Monday after Iran announced it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Leadership contest must be over before summer break, urges Number 10 Downing Street wants the Tory leadership contest finished before MPs go on their long summer holidays to give the Commons enough time to hold a confidence vote in the new Prime Minister....
12:51, 2019-06-03

British PM May urges successor to strengthen the union of nations Prime Minister Theresa May will urge her successor on Thursday to strengthen the bonds between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in a veiled criticism of those in her party who are widely thought to prefer Brexit to the union....
04:34, 2019-07-04

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into the dirt, still we rise and celebrate our black ex...
16:00, 2019-07-13

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" shopkeepers and instead procure their everyday......
00:17, 2019-07-23

EU urges Albania's opposition to hold peaceful protests The European Union and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe have called on Albania's opposition to avoid violence in its protests and to hold talks resolve the country's political deadlock....
20:00, 2019-05-25

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
19:01, 2019-06-01

| EU urges Nigeria electoral reform after disputed polls European Union election observers called on Nigeria to consider urgent electoral reforms after identifying "systemic failings" in the recent presidential, parliamentary and governorship elections....
19:34, 2019-06-16

Transportation Cabinet Urges Caution During The US 68 Yard Sale LEXINGTON, Ky. (KYTC) – As Central Kentucky participates in the US 68 Yard Sale, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has some reminders for shoppers and other motorists: No sales or parking on state right of way.  It is a safety hazard and also illegal under KRS.177.106.  The Cabinet wants to ensur...
18:00, 2019-06-07

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions between the two countries escalated after the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
01:17, 2019-05-30

Ban fracking in UK, Jeremy Corbyn urges Boris Johnson Labour says fracking for gas will prevent Britain meeting carbon emissions targetJeremy Corbyn has urged Boris Johnson to ban fracking for gas as research by Labour shows it will stop the UK meeting a net zero target for carbon emissions this century.The analysis was published ahead of a visit by th...
18:34, 2019-07-31

| Shakib urges BCB to devise strategic 4-year plan Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan has called on his country's cricket board to adopt a strategic four-year plan as they come to terms with a shambolic recent tour to Sri Lanka....
19:00, 2019-08-01

U.S. judge urges VW, SEC to resolve civil Dieselgate suit A federal judge in California on Friday urged the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Volkswagen AG to resolve a civil suit stemming from its Dieselgate emissions scandal....
22:00, 2019-08-16

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
16:34, 2019-06-15

Oklahoma town urges evacuation due to rising river WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. (AP) — A small town in Oklahoma is urging residents to evacuate as the Arkansas River heads toward near-historic levels. Forecasters say major flooding is expected in Webbers Falls, a town of about 600 people about 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of Oklahoma City. According to t...
15:51, 2019-05-22

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
21:01, 2019-06-09

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran BERLIN (AP) — The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons. In his regular update to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of governors on M...
14:00, 2019-06-10

German paper urges readers to wear kippah German newspaper Bild published a cut-out kippah skullcap on its front page Monday, urging readers to show their solidarity with the country's Jewish community in the face of rising anti-Semitism....
21:00, 2019-05-27

UN chief urges implementation of arms embargo against Libya Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly urging all countries to implement a U.N. arms embargo against Libya, saying illegal weapons transfers are fueling the current fighting in the oil-rich country...
19:17, 2019-06-10

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urged the US to act on her damning findings....
23:17, 2019-07-09

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants BERLIN (AP) — The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago. Sea-Watch said Wednesday many of the 43 migrants still on board their boat are suffering from dehydration because of sea sickness, an...
18:17, 2019-06-19

| German goverment urges wearing of Jewish kippa The German government has called on people to wear the Jewish kippa ahead of an anti-Israel protest as a demonstration of solidarity and as Jews face a spike in anti-Semitism, withdrawing an earlier warning against wearing the traditional skullcap....
03:01, 2019-05-29

Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods including Scotland's most famous export....
15:00, 2019-07-02

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The prime minister led a session on the environment a...
22:00, 2019-06-29

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Mnuchin Urges Suppliers to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Chinese firm....
10:34, 2019-07-11

Pelosi says Trump 'engaged in a cover-up' as she urges against impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to House Democrats Wednesday to hold off on beginning impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump even as she said the president “is engaged in a cover-up.” Yet the call to take strong action against the president persisted in the caucus. While her Democratic...
23:51, 2019-05-22

NY Senator urges Assemblywomen to fight against subway perverts A state senator from Brooklyn and Staten Island who has long fought against recidivist subway gropers on Saturday urged her female counterparts in the Assembly to pass her “Subway Grinder Bill,” which would stiffen penalties for the worst repeat offenders. Responding to The Post’s ...
07:17, 2019-06-30

FBI urges Jeffrey Epstein victims to call hotline Do you recognize this pedophile? After arresting Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges, the feds on Monday urged other alleged victims to get in contact with an FBI hotline to share their experiences. At a press conference, Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman pointed to a large photo of Epste...
19:00, 2019-07-08

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
01:17, 2019-07-15

‘Storm Area 51’ faker announces real ‘Alienstock Festival’ The man who vowed to “see them aliens” — aka the founder of the viral Facebook group “Storm Area 51” — is instead settling for a blowout bash with a bunch of weirdos in the desert. Matty Roberts, whose social media stunt eventually pulled in over 2 million “interested&...
18:34, 2019-08-14

Texas governor signs $1.6B storm plan 2 years after Harvey HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed a $1.6 billion storm and flood resilience plan nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered parts of the state. Abbott signed the bill Thursday in Houston, where the Category 4 hurricane dumped more than 50 inches (130 centimeters) of rain. Harvey...
20:17, 2019-06-13

The Fashion Elite Is Offending People Again With China T-Shirt Storm Versace, Coach and Givenchy have upset Beijing over territorial integrity. Their dependence on China means they have little choice but to tread carefully....
13:17, 2019-08-13

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
23:17, 2019-07-14

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
22:00, 2019-06-09

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany have come to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
06:34, 2019-05-22

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
20:34, 2019-07-13

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
23:51, 2019-05-21

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
04:34, 2019-07-15

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:34, 2019-07-11

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem to explode in popularity all at once. Microsoft had...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that is set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat, becoming India’s second major storm of the season...
17:00, 2019-06-12

Sponsored: Toyota Glanza Is Ready To Take Hatchback Market By Storm The Toyota Glanza is finally here! It marks a new era in Toyota Kirloskar Motor's Hatchback story in India and it is exactly what the youth is looking for, as their first car purchase....
10:51, 2019-07-10

Lil Nas X, Yodeling Kid, and Keanu Reeves storm Area 51 in remix video, because why not In an interesting turn of events this summer, Area 51 has become a topic of conversation, what with an intended raid to free the alien lifeforms that are held captive there is being planned for September. And who better to jump on the topic than summer meme king, Lil Nas X? The country-rapper droppe...
02:51, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Storm risk a concern for St. Louis sports fans TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local): 11 a.m. St. Louis’ two major sports teams say they’re prepared for severe weather that’s expected to roll through Tuesday night. Forecasters expect a thunderstorm to roll through downto...
18:34, 2019-05-21

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
19:00, 2019-07-14

New Orleans braces for Mississippi flooding as storm Barry bears down Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and city officials warned of severe flooding if it makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season....
20:34, 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
22:17, 2019-07-13

At Least 19 Killed Due To Dust Storm, Lightning In Parts Of Uttar Pradesh At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state relief commissioner said today....
12:17, 2019-06-07

Shane Lowry Weathers Storm To Win British Open, First Major In desperately difficult conditions, Shane Lowry's one-over par final round was still more than enough as he finished on 15-under for the tournament to claim the Claret Jug....
20:34, 2019-07-21

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy seas off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
17:51, 2019-06-07

Fortnite Fortbyte 20 Location Found at the center of any of the first three Storm Circles Found at the center of any of the first three Storm Circles is the Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
17:51, 2019-06-23

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
22:17, 2019-07-13

Creator of ‘Storm Area 51’ comes forward after Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand. California resident Matty Roberts, who created the Facebook page “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” revealed ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunderstorms will continue across the center of the nation into Monday....
15:18, 2019-06-23

Heatwave Persists Across India, Dust Storm, Lightning Kills 26 In UP The north and central regions of India seethed under heatwave conditions on Friday forcing people to stay indoors, even as a severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh killed at......
00:17, 2019-06-08

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
02:34, 2019-07-12

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
11:17, 2019-06-12

Oil hits six-week high as storm builds in Gulf of Mexico Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as a storm built in the Gulf of Mexico, threatening crude output, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region....
10:01, 2019-07-11

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
22:34, 2019-06-20

Storm coach Dan Hughes ready for emotional game Sunday Seattle coach Dan Hughes knows that this weekend's game against Minnesota will be more emotional for him than many others the team has played this season       ...
16:51, 2019-08-13

Independence Day: 5 Indian Superfoods That Are Taking The Culinary World By Storm Various common kitchen ingredients are becoming all global sensation- as healthy superfoods. Here are 5 such kitchen ingredients that are taking the culinary world by storm:...
18:51, 2019-08-13

Howard scores career-high 26, Storm edge Fever 84-82 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Natasha Howard scored a career-high 26 points and the Seattle Storm held on to beat the Indiana Fever 84-82 on Tuesday night. Jewell Loyd added 18 points and Mercedes Russell had a career-high 13, including 11 in the first half, for the Storm (4-3), who had a double-figure lead l...
06:34, 2019-06-12

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played a very important part in Welsh mythology. The Reve...
22:17, 2019-05-24

Oil prices down on dwindling storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices sank about 1% on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
14:17, 2019-07-11

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
01:34, 2019-06-21

A Freak Storm Dumped Nearly Five Feet of Hail on Guadalajara This Weekend Guadalajara’s streets became rivers briefly over the weekend. A powerful storm dumped rain and hail over the central Mexico city, and when the slurry finally settled, parts of it were buried up to five feet deep in hail.Read more......
23:17, 2019-07-01

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly-formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
00:17, 2019-07-01

UK music festival canceled at last minute amid storm warning Organizers have canceled a major British music festival hours before gates were due to open because a storm has been forecast to slam into its coastal site...
06:34, 2019-08-08

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....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Hong Kong protesters smash windows and try to storm legislature Protesters smashed the windows Hong Kong's legislature on Monday as they attempted to storm the building on the 22nd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to China....
11:34, 2019-07-01

Was Mexico’s freak summer hail storm due to global warming? The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit by an unusual storm that left cars buried beneath 2 metres of hail – but we can’t say that climate change is responsible...
21:17, 2019-07-01

Oil slides 1.1% on mixed Chinese economic data, storm impact Oil prices fell on Monday on mixed Chinese economic data and signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
19:17, 2019-06-28

Trump touches off storm in India with Kashmir mediation offer Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi never asked U.S. President Donald Trump to help mediate with Pakistan their dispute over the Kashmir region, the government said on Tuesday, after Trump's comments set off a storm of criticism....
12:51, 2019-07-23

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
13:51, 2019-07-01

Dozens killed by brutal lightning storm in northern India As many as 33 people have been killed by lightning during a vicious thunderstorm that lashed the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, according to reports. Thirteen other people were injured by lightning and 20 houses collapsed during the Sunday storm, according to Weather.com, which cited Sanddh...
22:17, 2019-07-23

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian God Whips Up A Sand Storm Of Legal Battles On July 4th, Christie’s auction house in London will sell a rare 3,000 years old, , statue of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s head, portrayed as the god Amun, which according to Christie’s listing “exudes strength and serenity”.  ...
05:34, 2019-06-29

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
06:51, 2019-05-30

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
01:00, 2019-07-02

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
18:51, 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:51, 2019-07-12

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
21:17, 2019-07-12

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who called 911, kept the woman afloat on the paddleboa...
04:51, 2019-07-01

Raccoon freed from storm grate by 10 first responders in 2-hour ordeal A raccoon got his head stuck in a storm grate in Massachusetts — and it took a team of 10 first responders more than two hours to free him from the situation, according to reports. Photos posted by the Newton Fire Department show the furry critter’s head poking through a small square hole in t...
06:34, 2019-08-05

Kyrgyzstan special forces attempt to storm former president's mansion Kyrgyzstan special forces have stormed the home of the country's former president Almazbek Atambayev in an attempt to take him into custody, according to Russian state media TASS....
05:34, 2019-08-09

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-11

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
08:17, 2019-07-12

Vicious storm spawns tornadoes in Kansas City area A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey Krastel tweeted, along with a photo of the special...
22:51, 2019-05-30

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:51, 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out into the Pacific and poses no threat to land. The...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
17:51, 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry picks up power as it bears down on Louisiana New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerTropical Storm Barry was strengthening as it approached the Louisiana coast on Saturday. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its 8am advisory the storm’s maximum sustained winds had increased 5mph to ...
16:17, 2019-07-13

Arkansas, Oklahoma brace for historic flooding in storm-hit U.S. Midwest Communities along the swollen Arkansas River in Oklahoma and Arkansas prepared on Wednesday for further flooding, with the mayor of Tulsa urging thousands of residents behind the city's aging levees to be ready to evacuate in the event of a "worst-case scenario."...
18:17, 2019-05-29

Royal Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speedboats A "bold" mission to seize a super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship from a helicopter....
15:51, 2019-07-04

'Storm Area 51' event creator is working on an alien festival Facebook may have shut down the "Storm Area 51" event that racked up more than two million followers, but the spirit of the meme is going to live on in the form of a festival. Matty Roberts, the creator of the original event, announced that he teamed......
05:00, 2019-08-13

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
21:51, 2019-07-10

"Modi Storm Has Uprooted Rahul Gandhi": Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena Wednesday expressed hope that the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will pave the way for restructuring of the main opposition party and herald a new era in the......
21:34, 2019-07-03

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane speeds, threatening to dump torrential rain on the...
18:17, 2019-07-12

Hong Kong descends into chaos as protesters storm legislature Hong Kong protesters stormed the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the former British colony's 1997 return to Chinese rule on Monday amid widespread anger over laws that would allow extraditions to China....
14:17, 2019-07-01

A weather system heading toward Florida not likely to turn into a tropical storm As it travels toward Florida, a disturbance that's now over the Bahamas has a 60% chance of becoming a full-fledged tropical storm by Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center's Monday afternoon update....
02:17, 2019-07-23

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barry is indeed a major threat — but the way we ...
18:51, 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
02:34, 2019-07-13

WKU storm chase class embarks on 10th annual journey BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — For as long as she can remember, Olivia Cahill has been captivated with weather. What compelled Cahill, a meteorology student from Dry Ridge, to study at Western Kentucky University was the chance to conduct real-time forecasting and track storms across the Great Plains thr...
19:17, 2019-05-25

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof collapse on Wednesday. At first, it seemed like a normal monsoon to Ajo resident, Bevin Lybarger. R...
07:51, 2019-08-02

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to a Facebook event scheduled for Sept. 20 at 3:00 a...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Carlos Ghosn's wife urges Trump to support her husband Carole Ghosn says she wants US president to talk to Japan’s Shinzo Abe about a fair trial for the former Nissan bossThe wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has appealed to Donald Trump for help and rejected suggestions that she was implicated in her husband’s alleged financial crimes.Ghosn, once...
10:34, 2019-06-17

Elliott urges Scout24 to sell car listings arm, increase buyback U.S. activist investor Elliott has urged German classifieds group Scout24 to sell its car listings business and ramp up a share buyback program to boost returns to investors....
11:00, 2019-08-05

Taiwan Urges China To Renounce Use Of Force As Beijing Warns Of War Taiwan on Wednesday called on China to renounce the use of force against the self-ruled island, hours after Beijing warned that it was ready for war if there was a move toward Taiwan's independence....
20:17, 2019-07-24

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
11:34, 2019-05-29

Chinese state media urges retribution after UBS economist's 'insult' Those who insult Chinese people should pay the price in order to deter would-be offenders from following suit, Chinese state media said in a sharply worded commentary, after remarks by a UBS economist about pigs sparked an outcry in China....
12:17, 2019-06-15

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — One down, still others to go. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. Trump called off plans to impose a 5% tax on Mexican exports, and Treasury Secretary Steve...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Trump urges changes to mental health laws, says he's 'open' to ideas After a weekend during which more than 80 people were shot in two attacks, President Donald Trump reacted Monday by calling for changes to mental health laws and saying he's open to all ideas that "will actually work."...
06:51, 2019-08-06

Drug industry urges Canada to act early on U.S. import plan Canada's main pharmaceutical lobby group has urged the government not to wait for drug shortages before responding to U.S. plans to import Canadian drugs, according to documents seen by Reuters....
14:17, 2019-08-05

UPDATE 1-Scotch Whisky Association urges U.S. and EU to end trade stand-off The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) urged the United States and the European Union on Tuesday to end a trade dispute after Washington threatened tariffs on $4 billion of goods including Scotland's most famous export....
15:51, 2019-07-02

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
12:34, 2019-08-06

US Official Urges "All Sides To Refrain From Violence" In Hong Kong A senior official in the administration of US President Donald Trump on Monday urged "all sides" to avoid violence in Hong Kong, while calling for political tolerance....
06:34, 2019-08-13

Irish PM urges Britain, EU to start talks on future relationship Ireland's prime minister urged Britain and the European Union on Tuesday to use the time until Brexit, set for Oct. 31, to explore alternative arrangements as part of a joint political declaration on their future relationship....
01:17, 2019-08-07

U.N. surveillance expert urges global moratorium on sale of spyware The world should impose a moratorium on the sale and use of surveillance software until there are rules in place to stop governments using it to spy on opponents and critics, a U.N. expert recommended....
22:00, 2019-06-18

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance ministers and central bankers said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-07-18

F.A.A. Urges Commercial Flights to ‘Exercise Caution’ Over Persian Gulf Amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran, the agency alerted airliners to a growing risk of “misidentification” when flying in the region....
18:34, 2019-05-21

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launched an offensive "without delay."...
04:17, 2019-06-19

U.S. envoy urges Germany to take global role after Hormuz reluctance The U.S. ambassador to Germany called on Chancellor Angela Merkel's government on Thursday to take on a global responsibility to match its economic might after Berlin showed reluctance to join a naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz....
15:34, 2019-08-01

US urges caution in travel advisory for Hong Kong travelers The US State Department issued a travel advisory Wednesday for Hong Kong, urging “increased caution” due to the ongoing civil unrest. Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong’s airport after two days of clashes between riot police and pre-democracy demonstrators at one of the world’s busiest air hubs....
22:17, 2019-08-14

Turkey urges adherence to U.N. report's recommendations on Khashoggi murder Turkey's foreign ministry on Wednesday called on all U.N. member states and international institutions to insist on carrying out the recommendations made in a report by a U.N. rights investigator on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
00:34, 2019-06-20

Kim Little urges Scotland to show natural ability at Women’s World Cup • Arsenal midfielder says team learned from defeat by England• Scotland face Japan in Group D on FridayKim Little has said she felt Scotland showed signs of the ability they possess in their 2-1 opening defeat against England at the Women’s World Cup on Sunday.Scotland, making their first ever appea...
18:00, 2019-06-10

Czech Republic urges EU to start talks with North Macedonia SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Czech prime minister is urging the European Union to start accession talks with North Macedonia, saying failure to do so would send the wrong message to would-be members of the bloc. Andrej Babish says EU leaders should “keep their word” in starting neg...
17:00, 2019-06-11

Trump urges lawmakers to pass new NAFTA before infrastructure bill U.S. President Donald Trump wrote in a letter to Democratic congressional leaders that lawmakers should pass the United States-Mexico-Canada trade pact before taking up any infrastructure bill....
05:17, 2019-05-22

Rocker Cliff Richard urges anonymity for sex-crimes suspects LONDON (AP) — British rock icon Cliff Richard is calling for people suspected of sex crimes to be granted anonymity until charged, saying his life was thrown into turmoil by false allegations splashed across the media. Richard was interviewed in 2014 by police investigating an alleged sex assault. H...
14:00, 2019-07-01

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing Independent U.N. probe cites “credible evidence” to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman into killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi...
18:17, 2019-06-19