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Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is recommending attendance be capped at existing levels for the next 10 years at the annual Burning Man counter-culture festival in the desert 100 miles north of Reno...

Agency recommends current 80K attendance cap at Burning Man

Source: washingtonpost.com

Burning man OK with attendance cap; will fight searches Burning Man organizers say they won’t challenge the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s plans to cap their attendance at current levels under a new 10-year permit but they will fight any move toward federally-sanctioned screenings for weapons and drugs....
08:34, 2019-06-30

UN health agency ‘strongly recommends’ dolutegravir antiretroviral medication to manage HIV Based on new evidence, the United Nations health agency on Monday announced it was recommending the use of the antiretroviral drug dolutegravir (DTG) – which, with other medication, treats HIV/AIDS – as the preferred first- and second-line treatment for all cases, including pregnant women and those ...
01:51, 2019-07-23

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
05:51, 2019-06-14

Burning Man, or burning lungs? How dangerous is festival's playa dust for your health? Breakfast, lunch and dinner at Burning Man is served with a side of dust. Is that harmful to your longterm respiratory health?        ...
07:34, 2019-08-13

Disneyland attendance down NBC NEWS- Attendance at Disneyland is down this summer. According to Disney’s CEO, attendance has dropped about three percent since the may debut of Star Wars: Galaxy Edge Park. The decline in summer visitors is being attributed in part to the new Star Wars theme park and the potential for ov...
04:34, 2019-08-10

MLB’s attendance problem is getting worse NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins drew 12,653 Wednesday night — combined. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011 and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. The Marlins’ average attendance is les...
08:34, 2019-05-31

Kim Jong Un attendance at U.N. cannot be ruled out, Seoul says South Korea's top diplomat said Monday she cannot rule out Kim Jong Un's attendance at the general debate of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week....
23:17, 2019-09-16

Pat Shurmur gives Giants high marks for OTA attendance There were a few excused absences. An occasional player not being present. But otherwise, the Giants had near-perfect attendance for their voluntary organized team activities this spring, a departure from recent years, when players such as Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon were no-shows. “I do th...
17:34, 2019-06-12

UP Government's "Attendance By Selfie" App Runs Into Trouble The Uttar Pradesh government's much-publicised 'Prerna' app, that allows teachers to mark their attendance by clicking a selfie in government schools, has run into trouble....
12:34, 2019-08-30

Akhilesh Yadav's 3-Day Parliament Attendance Explained, Barely Akhilesh Yadav, one of the opposition's most prominent voices, is yet to make a mark in parliament, where he has hardly been seen since the start of the budget session on June 17. The Samajwadi Party......
13:34, 2019-07-03

Josh Jones not in attendance at Packers' OTAs With just about everyone on the 90-man roster present for the second day of the Packers' voluntary organized team activities, safety Josh Jones was not in attendance        ...
01:34, 2019-05-22

Arizona high school gives car to student with perfect attendance This sure beats a certificate. An Arizona high school gave a car to a student to reward him for his perfect attendance record this year. The East Valley Institute of Technology in Phoenix ran its perfect attendance list for each of its campuses — and several hundred students ended up qualifyin...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
08:51, 2019-07-18

Qatar attendance at Saudi summit raises prospect of detente Gulf Cooperation Council will meet to discuss Iran’s alleged role in Gulf drone attacks A possible US-backed thaw in Qatari-Saudi relations has been signalled by Qatari diplomats travelling to Saudi Arabia to lay the ground for their country’s attendance at a major summit in Jeddah on alleged Irania...
09:51, 2019-05-29

NWSL teams see major attendance boost at games since U.S. won the World Cup National Women's Soccer League attendance numbers have skyrocketed since USWNT won World Cup. League-wide attendance is up 70 percent from before Cup.       ...
05:17, 2019-08-07

Federer and Nadal to attempt world attendance record in Cape Town Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for attendance at a tennis match, with the help of some celebrity guests, when they play an exhibition game in Cape Town in February....
23:51, 2019-07-04

Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the half-billion-visitors mark for the first time. According to a report released this week by Themed Entertainment Association and the Economics Practice at AECOM, global atte...
19:17, 2019-05-23

Sunny Deol's Lok Sabha Attendance Shows He Skipped 28 Days Of Parliament Actor and Gurdaspur MP Sunny Deol failed to impress with his attendance record in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha by not attending the house for 28 days....
04:17, 2019-08-07

Celeb Lawmakers Playing Truant? Data Shows Dismal Lok Sabha Attendance If parliamentary attendance can be compared to performance in examinations, India's celebrity lawmakers would score average marks or less. Data accessed by NDTV has revealed that many of them have......
14:51, 2019-07-02

Sweden's First GDPR Fine Goes to a High School Piloting Facial Recognition Attendance A school in northern Sweden experimented with facial recognition as a system to document student attendance, and the Swedish Data Protection Authority (DPA) fined the municipality 200,000 SEK (about $20,699) for violating the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It’s the first time the country...
20:00, 2019-08-27

Baseball's future: Declining attendance – and shrinking stadiums to match As attendance dips around baseball, teams are compensating by shrinking their stadiums and finding ways to attract the new generation of fans.       ...
02:00, 2019-08-09

Indian Panel Recommends Cryptocurrency Ban An Indian government panel has recommended banning all private cryptocurrencies and a jail term of up to 10 years and heavy fines for anyone dealing in digital currencies....
08:17, 2019-07-23

Government Panel Recommends Ban On Cryptocurrency The panel was set up in 2017 by the then finance minister, Arun Jaitley, after reports of extensive money laundering with the use of digital currencies...
22:51, 2019-07-22

Are digital experiences now more powerful than 'live' events? How can retail and event organizers entice attendance and purchase? Our connected world is now in many ways more engaging than 'being there' and this is a huge problem for retail and event organizers as they attempt to justify travel and expense to attend live events and shopping expeditions...
22:34, 2019-09-09

Senators want to know why Amazon Choice recommends junk Amazon has never revealed how products receive its iconic black "Amazon's Choice" label, which gets them top billing on the ecommerce platform. US senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) sent a letter today to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos......
05:00, 2019-08-13

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Jury recommends death penalty for man convicted in 2 deaths An Oklahoma jury has recommended a death sentence for a 36-year-old former oil worker convicted of raping and fatally beating a young mother and burning down her home with her child trapped inside....
03:00, 2019-06-08

| IOC recommends suspending boxing federation from Tokyo 2020 IOC executives have recommended that boxing's governing body be stripped of its right to organise the event at Tokyo 2020, but said the sport should still feature at the Games....
19:51, 2019-05-22

State commission recommends online hunter training course FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has recommended changing current regulations to allow hunters to become certified through a free online course instead of requiring in-person training at a firing range. News outlets quote the commission as saying the proposed change wo...
09:51, 2019-06-18

Board recommends suspension of Sandusky prosecutor’s license HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court will decide whether to a follow the recommendation of a lawyer ethics board and suspend the law license of a prosecutor over the investigation into Penn State administrators’ handling of complaints about Jerry Sandusky. The Supreme Cour...
18:00, 2019-06-07

US recommends Windows users patch against worm vulnerability Microsoft Windows users who haven't patched their OS (or are using an unsupported version) are at risk of attackers exploiting a vulnerability known as BlueKeep. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Homeland Security's lead cy......
23:17, 2019-06-17

FCC chair recommends approval of merger between T-Mobile and Sprint FCC chairman Ajit Pai has formally recommended Wednesday approving the merger between wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint.       ...
21:51, 2019-08-14

Board recommends clemency for brother of acclaimed author The brother of prize-winning author John Edgar Wideman has moved one step closer to freedom, after a Pennsylvania parole board recommended pardoning him for a 1975 killing....
21:17, 2019-05-31

FCC Chairman Pai recommends approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Earlier today, we told you about the concessions that T-Mobile and Sprint have agreed to, hoping to get necessary approval of the FCC and Justice Department for their $26.5 billion merger. T-Mobile and Sprint will complete their 5G rollout in three years, freeze prices at current levels during that ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Judge recommends bitcoin ‘creator’ turn over earnings in lawsuit The self-proclaimed creator of bitcoin, Craig Wright, has been ordered to hand over half of his bitcoin earnings and intellectual property (IP) -- earned before 2014. They'll go to the estate of David Kleiman, who may or may not have co-created the c......
20:34, 2019-08-27

US Dept of Energy recommends setting thermostat to 78 degrees at the coolest CHICAGO (WMAQ) – High temperatures can also lead to higher energy bills, according to ComEd, but there are some ways to save energy during dangerous heat. According to the energy company, homeowners can follow some simple tips to keep costs down while ensuring a safe and cool home. Here’...
02:00, 2019-08-20

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale executives, according to Brazil's official news service, Agencia Brasil, on Monday....
01:51, 2019-07-02

Brazil senate committee recommends indicting Vale executives A Brazilian Senate committee that has been investigating iron ore miner Vale SA's deadly dam collapse in late January recommended on Tuesday the indictment of Vale itself as a company, as well as dam stability auditor TÜV SÜD....
18:51, 2019-07-02

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
09:17, 2019-06-07

German experts report recommends CO2 price for cars, buildings A report presented to Germany's government on Friday said the transport and building sectors should be set carbon prices as penalties to incentivise savings in climate harming emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
15:51, 2019-07-12

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-06-05

Russia recommends villagers leave area after accident: Ifax Russian authorities have recommended residents of Nyonoksa leave their village while work is carried out nearby following a rocket engine accident that caused a spike in radiation last week, Interfax news agency cited local officials said....
04:51, 2019-08-14

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
03:51, 2019-05-22

UK cost watchdog recommends Novartis' blindness therapy Luxturna Novartis AG's gene therapy for blindness, Luxturna, is recommended for use on England's public health service, the country's healthcare cost-effectiveness watchdog NICE said on Tuesday....
02:51, 2019-09-04

Senators ask Jeff Bezos to explain how Amazon recommends products In a letter to Jeff Bezos, Sens. Menendez and Blumenthal asked how the "Amazon's Choice" badge works, after reports indicated it recommends inferior products....
23:17, 2019-08-12

Pilot ‘Sully’ Sullenberger recommends new training for Boeing 737 MAX crews Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, the retired US Airways captain known for the “Miracle on the Hudson,” told a congressional panel Wednesday that pilots of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX should get new simulator training before the plane returns to service. He also said the Federal Aviation Adm...
19:17, 2019-06-19

Russia recommends villagers leave area after 'nuclear' rocket accident Villagers in Russia living close to where a rocket engine exploded last week, causing a sixteen-fold rise in radiation levels, have been urged to leave their homes while tests are carried out....
21:17, 2019-08-13

Union Budget 2019: Government Recommends Reduction Of GST From 12% To 5% On Electric Vehicles The Union Budget for 2019 has been announced and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made a number of promises for the overall development of the country's economy. While there haven't been major......
10:00, 2019-07-05

UN panel recommends eating less meat and more vegetables to counter climate change Food production and land and forest management have contributed significantly to global climate change, requiring a change in behaviors that have been central to human development — including diets, according to a major new United Nations report....
00:17, 2019-08-09

US attorney recommends proceeding with charges against McCabe, as DOJ rejects last-ditch appeal U.S. Attorney Jessie Liu has recommended moving forward with charges against Andrew McCabe, Fox News has learned, as the Justice Department rejects a last-ditch appeal from the former top FBI official....
20:51, 2019-09-12

French health watchdog recommends ending reimbursement for homeopathic drugs France's health watchdog on Friday recommended that social security stop reimbursing patients for homeopathic drugs, citing insufficient effectiveness....
20:34, 2019-06-28

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
18:51, 2019-07-02

NYPD Suspends Officer Who Killed Eric Garner After Judge Recommends He Should be Fired A New York administrative judge has found, like those of us with working eyes, that Daniel Pantaleo—the New York City police officer who used a banned chokehold when arresting Eric Garner for the domestic terrorist crime of selling loose cigarettes—should be fired....
23:00, 2019-08-02

European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt. The post European Commission recommends legal action against Italy for failing to rein in debt appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:51, 2019-06-05

U.S. Justice Department staff recommends blocking T-Mobile-Sprint deal, sources say The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust division staff has recommended the agency file a lawsuit to block T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion acquisition of smaller rival Sprint Corp, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
15:34, 2019-05-22

Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate of directors proposed by Toby and Derek Rice....
02:34, 2019-06-30

IMS President: IndyCar Grand Prix 'not close' on title sponsor but attendance on the rise IMS President Doug Boles is predicting a 3-5% uptick in attendance over last year for this Saturday's sixth edition of the IndyCar Grand Prix.        ...
18:00, 2019-05-21

How 'The Current War' Got a Second Chance A new cut of ‘The Current War,’ about the race to electrify America, will open in October, after surviving creative differences, bad reviews, the Weinstein Co. bankruptcy and a reshoot....
18:51, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Proxy adviser Glass Lewis recommends EQT shareholders vote for company's nominees Proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co has recommended that investors in natural gas producer EQT Corp vote in favor of the company's board nominees, putting it at odds with another proxy advisory firm which recommended voting in favor of a competing slate of directors proposed by Toby and Derek Rice....
05:00, 2019-06-30

NYPD judge recommends Daniel Pantaleo be fired over Eric Garner’s chokehold death Controversial cop Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the chokehold incident involving Eric Garner, an NYPD judge ruled. NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Rosemarie Maldonado had been weighing whether Pantaleo, who dodged federal civil rights charges, should face department discipline. Garner’s Jul...
17:51, 2019-08-02

Current-Account Deficits If a family spends more than it earns, it can make up the difference by borrowing, at least for a while. The same goes for a country that sends more money outside its borders to pay for imports than it brings in from the sale of exports. That’s called running a current-account deficit, and the money...
15:34, 2019-06-12

EPA inspector general recommends recouping $124K from former administrator Scott Pruitt for 'excessive' travel costs The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog recommended Thursday that the agency should consider recovering nearly $124,000 in “excessive” costs from former administrator Scott Pruitt for his first-class travel....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Against the current: Brazil's dangerous militias The criminal "militias" in Brazil are mostly made up of police officers who commit violent crimes and go unpunished in those areas which have been given up by the state. They control more than half of the country. ...
21:51, 2019-09-04

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offenders......
19:00, 2019-07-01

For a more dangerous age, a delicious skewering of current AI NYU professor and entrepreneur Gary Marcus has been a relentless critic of modern deep learning forms of AI. He talked with ZDNet about what he hopes to accomplish with the book, Rebooting AI, and with his startup company, Robust.ai....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Voice in the enterprise: 3 current use cases Weeding through the hype, Gartner offers three use cases for voice technology that the enterprise can actually use right now, covering Salesforce Einstein and Amazon Alexa....
18:34, 2019-08-30

Concussions in the NHL: Former and current players speak out Daniel Carcillo can't change the punch to the head that gave him his 7th concussion, but he wants to document every step of his journey, so maybe he can save others....
19:34, 2019-05-23

Osaka plays Azaranka in matchup of current and former No. 1s Naomi Osaka plays Victoria Azaranka in a matchup of current and former No. 1 players in the second round of the French Open        ...
10:17, 2019-05-30

The real history of electricity is more gripping than The Current War Benedict Cumberbatch plays Thomas Edison in The Current War, an epic tale about the fight to electrify 19th century America. But this odd film only hints at the truth of the battle of invention...
22:17, 2019-07-31

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
20:17, 2019-06-05

Iran Says It Can Now Enrich Uranium ‘Much More Beyond’ Current Levels TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Saturday said it now uses arrays of advanced centrifuges prohibited by its 2015 nuclear deal and can enrich uranium “much more beyond” current levels to weapons-grade material, taking a third step away from the accord while warning Europe has little time to o...
22:00, 2019-09-07

Verstappen better than Hamilton on current form, says Horner Max Verstappen is the best driver in Formula One on current form, ahead even of Mercedes's five-times world champion and overall leader Lewis Hamilton, according to his Red Bull team boss Christian Horner....
11:17, 2019-07-10

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory sexual and racial content....
13:34, 2019-07-16

Who is JoJo Siwa, your tween’s current obsession? This 16-year-old YouTube sensation is making headlines after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said her makeup kit, sold at Claire's, tested positive for asbestos....
01:51, 2019-06-11

15 current and former Fortune 500 CEOs who got their start in the military AP Photo Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky, Kinder Morgan executive chairman Richard Kinder, and FedEx CEO Frederick W. Smith all served overseas. Here are other Fortune 500 CEOs who have served in the military. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Few institutions teach discipline...
01:51, 2019-05-28

AC/DC: It’s Tesla duking it out with Edison in The Current War trailer Benedict Cumberbatch and Nicholas Hoult play arch-rivals Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla, respectively, locked in a race to electrify the world in The Current War. In The Current War, brilliant inventors and arch-rivals Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Nikola Tesla (Nicholas Hoult) engage i...
20:34, 2019-06-27

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
01:51, 2019-06-12

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director Luke Smith, who shared the concerns as part of a ...
23:34, 2019-08-16

A rip current at the beach can be deadly, but experts say you can escape by doing this At least 100 people are killed by rip currents every year. Here's what you need to know about how to spot them and what to do if you're caught.        ...
00:51, 2019-06-20

Jaguar to end production of current XJ saloon in July Current-generation XJ was revealed a decade ago X351 model will depart after nine years on sale, with Solihull's iconic flagship tipped for an electric reinvention in 2020 Jaguar will shortly end production of its XJ saloon as it makes way for a new electric flagship to arrive next year.  The fi...
11:34, 2019-05-30

The US eliminated measles in 2000. The current outbreak could change that There's a "reasonable chance" the United States will lose its measles elimination status in October because of ongoing measles outbreaks in New York, according to Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Di...
16:34, 2019-08-28

Xbox One sales have slowed to a crawl as the current gen wanes Xbox One's sales have dropped off a clip, but that makes sense when you look at life cycle of the current generation. Everyone is waiting for what's next.Read More...
05:51, 2019-07-19

'PSA is bucking the current sales trend thanks to strong leadership' Opinion 1 Aug, 2019 PSA is the defying the current market trend of negative sales and it's all down to having strong leaderships, says Steve Fowler...
11:51, 2019-08-01

Apple's Current Gen iPad Is Back On Sale, Starting at $249 Unless you really need the iPad Pro (and you almost definitely do not), the standard, vanilla 2018 iPad is a terrific tablet for both consuming and creating media. It even works with the Apple Pencil, the first non-Pro iPad to do so....
22:17, 2019-06-10

How can we end the current impasse over transgender athletes? | Sean Ingle One side of the argument believes that women’s sport must be protected, the other that gender identification trumps everything. Debate is needed to find a fair solutionI can’t stop thinking about Feagaiga Stowers. Or rather a picture of the 18-year-old Samoan, standing on the second step of a podium...
13:51, 2019-07-22

There's a New Kindle Oasis Coming, So Save On the Current Model While You Still Can A new Kindle Oasis with adjustable color temperature is out next month, and that means you can score the previous generation model, which is otherwise identical, at a rare discount....
22:00, 2019-06-20

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler power unit...
21:51, 2019-05-31

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
05:51, 2019-06-16

| Morne, Schalk hail current Boks' unity Two distinguished figures of past Springbok rugby have lauded Rassie Erasmus’s 2019 side for the high sense of togetherness in the ranks, writes Rob Houwing....
02:34, 2019-08-15

U.S. House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
22:34, 2019-06-15

'The Current War' trailer explores electric race for power If you think you've heard or read about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Thomas Edison in a film called "The Current War" before, it's because you probably have. It's a movie some people first saw nearly two years ago....
23:34, 2019-06-27

Against the current: Femicide in Mexico on the rise and growing more brutal Fifty-six percent of Mexican territory is seen as dangerous for women. Finding a solution to the increasing violence is not easy, because there isn't a clear pattern to it, writes journalist Anabel Hernandez....
10:17, 2019-08-22

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. But that wasn’t all he posted....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Cisco Gives Lower-Than-Expected Forecast for Current Quarter The networking-equipment giant’s profit for the quarter ended July 27 fell 42% to $2.21 billion, or 51 cents a share. Revenue rose 4.6% to $13.43 billion....
00:17, 2019-08-15

Binotto: F1's current Pirelli tyre process is "wrong" for Ferrari The Ferrari Formula 1 team has questioned the current process for establishing the tyre specification for the season, following the debate over supplier Pirelli's thinner-tread 2019 rubber...
15:17, 2019-08-23

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Ryanair says passenger total for current year may miss target Ryanair expects to fly between 151 million and 153 million passengers in the year to March 31, 2020, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday, down from an earlier forecast of 153 million passengers....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Markko Martin to take on current World Rally runners in Estonia Markko Martin is the latest addition to an increasingly impressive Rally Estonia entry list, with the five-time World Rally event winner making his competitive debut in a Ford Fiesta WRC...
14:51, 2019-06-28

Current Account Deficit Narrows To $4.6 Billion In January-March The Reserve Bank of India said on Friday that the current account deficit was $4.6 billion, against $13.0 billion in the quarter ended March 31, 2018....
11:17, 2019-06-29

FBI raids homes of current, former UAW presidents as corruption investigation continues FBI and IRS agents raided the home of United Auto Workers President Gary Jones in metro Detroit early Wednesday as a corruption probe continues.       ...
11:34, 2019-08-29

Trump's UN pick under fire for spending 300 days away from current post Democrat finds Kelly Craft’s ‘staggering time’ away from her current post as ambassador to Canada ‘very troubling’The Trump administration’s nominee to be the next US envoy to the United Nations has come under congressional scrutiny for absenteeism after spending more than half her time as ambassado...
05:00, 2019-06-20

"Best Decision In Current Circumstances": Amarinder Singh On Sonia Gandhi Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has welcomed Sonia Gandhi's appointment as interim president of the Congress as the "best decision in the current circumstances". He said her "experience and......
09:00, 2019-08-11

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
14:00, 2019-06-18

OPEC agrees to extend current production cuts by 9 months OPEC agreed to extend supply cuts by nine months after several members of the Middle East-dominated producer group endorsed a policy designed to support oil prices amid a weakening global economy....
01:17, 2019-07-02

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He w...
19:17, 2019-06-09

Current, past UAW leaders implicated in spreading corruption probe United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones and his predecessor are unnamed officials listed in a federal criminal complaint detailing alleged corruption and embezzlement by union leaders, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
20:17, 2019-09-13

Want a new iPhone or Android smartphone? Here's how and where to sell or trade your current model The new Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series was just released and we expect three new iPhones and two Google Pixel phones to launch soon. Now is the time to consider selling your current one before market prices drop or plan to participate in a trade-in program....
17:34, 2019-08-30

Afghanistan: current US withdrawal plan risks 'total civil war', top envoys say Nine ambassadors condemn US approach to negotiationsLetter says full withdrawal must come ‘only after real peace’The majority of America’s ambassadors to Afghanistan since the removal of the Taliban government have condemned the US approach to negotiating a troop withdrawal, warning it risked a retu...
01:17, 2019-09-04

Opinion: Why college football needs new blood to break through current playoff blockade The College Football Playoff has been dominated by Alabama, Clemson, Oklahoma and Ohio State but the sport needs new teams to breakthrough.       ...
14:17, 2019-08-30

Uganda confirms first Ebola case during current outbreak, a Congolese child: WHO Uganda has confirmed its first case of Ebola during the current outbreak, a 5-year-old Congolese child who is receiving care after arriving from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday....
03:17, 2019-06-12

‘Your Family Loves You. They Miss You’: An R. Kelly Accuser Warns His Current ‘Girlfriends’ While many of the entertainment industry’s elite showed off their red carpet looks on Sunday at the MTV Movie and TV Awards, Asante McGee, an accuser of R. Kelly’s, shared a message for the women currently in his life—and allegedly, under his strict control—while speaking with celebrity site TooFab....
06:17, 2019-06-19

1MDB: Malaysia files charges against 17 current and ex-Goldman Sachs bosses Bank has been under scrutiny for its role in helping to raise $6.5bn through bond offerings Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group in a multibillion-dollar corruption investigation at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general sa...
14:17, 2019-08-09

Malaysia Charges 17 Current and Former Goldman Sachs Directors Over 1MDB Scandal (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB. Malaysian and U.S. prosecutors allege that bond sales organized...
20:51, 2019-08-09

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
05:17, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Current, past UAW leaders implicated in spreading corruption probe United Auto Workers (UAW) President Gary Jones and his predecessor are unnamed officials listed in a federal criminal complaint detailing alleged corruption and embezzlement by union leaders, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday....
18:51, 2019-09-13

Not sure if a stock is worth buying at current levels? Follow Jim Cramer's checklist "Money managers are desperate to avoid owning companies that could be facing estimate cuts, and this checklist is what protects them," Jim Cramer says....
15:00, 2019-05-31

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing director of Jefferies Group....
13:34, 2019-05-24

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
16:34, 2019-07-20

Ishaq Dar: Pakistani PM Imran Khan 'responsible for current economic mess' Pakistan is currently facing one of the worst economic crises in its history. In an exclusive DW interview, former Finance Minister Ishaq Dar accuses the current government of waging "economic terrorism" in Pakistan....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Stomach burning: What to know There are many possible causes of stomach burning, including indigestion, ulcers, and food intolerances. Learn more about the causes and treatments of stomach burning here....
18:34, 2019-08-16

New England Is Burning Up As Democratic presidential candidates continue to debate endlessly whether or not the threat of climate change is worth potentially losing a few voters, there’s this news out of New England: Boston, Hartford, CT, Portland, ME, and Manchester, NH all just had their warmest month on record....
10:51, 2019-08-01

Why the Amazon Is Burning The number of fires raging in the Amazon rainforest this month is the highest in a decade, putting the environmental policies of Brazil’s president in the global spotlight....
19:00, 2019-08-28

Our current technology success metrics are broken: a call for healthier design habits Leading UX thinkers publish a manifesto of sorts, urging less clutter and a more minimalist approach to technology. 'Discussions around our unhealthy relationship with technology are becoming mainstream.'...
18:17, 2019-06-08

Jeffrey Epstein struck a secret deal in 2008. Here’s what it means for the current case The financier is accused of paying underage girls hundreds of dollars in cash for massages and then molesting them at various locations, including homes in Palm Beach, Florida, and New York from 2002 through 2005....
23:00, 2019-07-11

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
18:51, 2019-05-28

Ex-WRC star, current Dakar driver Hirvonen enters 2019 Cyprus Rally Former World Rally Championship star and current Dakar Rally driver Mikko Hirvonen will enter the penultimate round of this year's European Rally Championship, the Cyprus Rally...
12:34, 2019-09-11

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-government militia groups” on Facebook, according to an investigation by the U.S. Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal News posted on Friday.Read mo...
00:34, 2019-06-16

Florida beachgoers form human chain to save swimmers caught in rip current Teamwork makes the dream work, and they proved it in Panama City over the weekend. Cellphone footage captured from a PC balcony shows dozens of beachgoers forming a human chain — with up to 100 people locking arms at one point — as they attempted to save two swimmers caught in rip currents caused by...
02:00, 2019-07-17

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google and Facebook....
02:00, 2019-06-12

Alvin Kennard was originally sentenced under a “three strikes” law. Under current guidelines, he would have been freed 20 years ago (WVTM/NBC News)  An Alabama man who’s spent more than 36 years in prison for stealing $50 will soon be free. Alvin Kennard was of robbing a bakery in Bessemer, Alabama in 1983. Since, he had already been convicted of three other felonies, he was given life without parole under Alabama’s ...
15:17, 2019-08-31

See What the Burning Man Festival Looks Like From Space Burning Man, the annual counter-cultural event famous for its performances, art installations and party-like atmosphere, is well underway. What started in 1986 as a small shindig in San Francisco has since escalated into a global phenomenon with tens of thousands of people in attendance. Each year, ...
22:00, 2019-08-28

Fire burning near Sonoita SONOITA- Officials with the Sonoita-Elgin Fire Department are monitoring a wildfire that promoted evacuation notices Sunday afternoon. Firefighters say the Windmill fire started near Camp Crittenden. The fire is estimated at around 60 acres. Firefighters issued an evacuation request for people livin...
07:34, 2019-06-10

Causes and treatments for a burning chest There are many causes of a burning feeling in the chest, including heartburn, injuries, panic attacks, and heart problems. Learn more about the causes and treatments here....
21:34, 2019-09-07

Sunday Comics: Why Is Everything Burning? Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
18:51, 2019-09-01

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. Learn more here....
16:17, 2019-08-10

Rescue teams battle time and Gulf Stream current in search for firefighters missing at sea Brian McCluney and Justin Walker were reported missing Friday after they failed to return to Port Canaveral, Florida, from a fishing trip.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confrontation....
15:01, 2019-06-28

Palo Alto Networks forecasts current-quarter profit below estimates, shares fall Cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks Inc forecast current-quarter profit below analysts' estimates on Wednesday, largely due to expenses related to its recent acquisitions and a hit from tariffs, sending its shares down 5%....
01:17, 2019-05-30

Bernie Sanders: 'It may well be time for an impeachment inquiry to begin' if Trump continues on current path Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is seemingly embracing the idea of impeaching President Trump, saying it "may well be time" for an inquiry to begin. ...
04:51, 2019-05-23

Who's Burning the Amazon? Rampant Capitalism Market forces and the administration of Jair Bolsonaro are supercharging the deforestation that's imperiling the world's biggest tropical rainforest....
16:00, 2019-08-28

Wildfire burning in Catalina Mountains TUCSON – A fire sparked in the Catalina Mountains Thursday night. According to Rural Metro Fire District, who initially responded to the fire, the fire is burning in a remote area. Pima County Sheriff’s Office says the fire does not appear to be a threat to any homes. Catalina Highway remains open t...
23:17, 2019-08-23

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire continent,” home to at least 70% of the 10,00...
17:17, 2019-08-31

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Will 'Alienstock' at Area 51 be the new Burning Man – or the next Fyre Festival? Conspiracy theorists, shitposters and EDM enthusiasts plan to descend on rural Nevada and locals are worriedOn 27 June, Matty Roberts, a 20-year-old college student and video game enthusiast, created a Facebook page as a joke: Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us. He proposed the raid take place...
18:34, 2019-08-21

Wildfire ignites in Amado, burning 41 acres AMADO, Ariz. – Emergency crews have been dispatched to Amado after a wildfire broke out in the northeast section of town Wednesday. According to Arizona Department of Forestry Fire Management Officer Phillip Elliott, the fire is currently burning 41 acres of dry grass and small mesquite trees....
14:51, 2019-06-20

Bavaria honors boy for rescuing sister from burning car 10-year-old Kenan Buyukhan has become the youngest-ever recipient of Bavaria's St. Christopher Medal. The Nuremberg boy risked his life to pull his younger sister from a burning car....
22:00, 2019-05-29

DJ Flume breaks silence on sex act video from Burning Man He’s back with a metaphorical booty. After days of silence, DJ Flume has publicly commented on the viral video of him performing an X-rated sex act live on stage at Burning Man 2019. “It was a joke (sorry mum),” the Australian entertainer captioned the selfie he posted to Instagram...
22:00, 2019-09-05

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze, dubbed as the Red Ridge Fire, was ignited by a lightning strike. PCSD said...
04:34, 2019-07-23

Multiple wildfires burning in Cochise County TUCSON – Cochise County officials say lighting strikes have sparked several fires south of Benson. Officials say the fires are burning south of St. David near Middlemarch Road and on Fort Huachuca near Laundy HIll. Both fires are producing heavy smoke and can be seen burning from far away. Mul...
08:17, 2019-07-15

Get wistful for the OrgyDome with these Burning Man missed connections The crowds of sweaty-pitted, shiny-shirted pyrotechnic enthusiasts who gather in the Nevada desert every year to enjoy Burning Man’s “radical self-expression,” networking opportunities, and awful toilet hygiene need love too. With all the chrome shining in the sun blinding their vision during the da...
02:34, 2019-09-07

Man found dead at Burning Man under suspicious circumstances A New Zealand man attending Burning Man was found dead at the Nevada festival under suspicious circumstances, authorities said. Shane Billingham, 33, was found unresponsive in his vehicle around 6:30 p.m. Thursday at his campsite in the Black Rock Desert, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported. He was br...
21:51, 2019-09-01

This Crater In Middle Of A Desert Has Been Burning For Nearly 50 Years The Darvaza Gas Crater in Turkmenistan has been ominously dubbed the Door to Hell by locals. It has been burning for over 40 years in the middle of a desert....
14:34, 2019-09-12

Standoff under way with gunman near burning LA-area home SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have a surrounded a burning Los Angeles-area home where a gunman earlier fired at police. Nobody has been hurt but the hours-long standoff continues in San Gabriel. Nearby Interstate 10 freeway has been shut down, jamming traffic for miles. KABC-TV says the sit...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
19:34, 2019-08-21

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body....
17:34, 2019-06-14

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were spreading quickly, so he said he acted to keep them...
06:00, 2019-06-14

Missouri man sentenced for killing son, burning body CALIFORNIA, Mo. (AP) — A 37-year-old central Missouri man who admitted killing his 1-year-old son and burning the body has been sentenced to life in prison. Matthew Hamm, of Fortuna, was sentenced Thursday for second-degree murder and abandonment of a corpse in the boy’s May 2017 death. He ple...
15:51, 2019-06-28

The Amazon is burning because the world eats so much meat The Amazon fires are no accident. Many of them are being set by ranchers to clear land for cattle -- a traditional practice emboldened by Brazil's pro-business president, who is backed by the country's so-called "beef caucus."...
01:17, 2019-08-24

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it Soaring in a plane above the Amazon isn't meant to sting your eyes with smoke and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. Yet the fires conjured what you're never meant to witness: what the end of the world looks like....
12:17, 2019-09-04

The Amazon is burning and smoke from the fires can be seen from space Smoke from record wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest blanketed São Paulo on Monday and could be seen from space.        ...
11:34, 2019-08-21

Flag burning, violence in front of the White House The burning of a flag in front of the White House led to a scuffle between protesters and President Donald Trump supporters.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Trump backs bill to ban flag-burning: ‘A no brainer!’ Some Republicans in Congress on Friday reintroduced a proposal calling for a ban on burning the American flag – and they’ve already won an endorsement from President Trump....
06:17, 2019-06-16

Man, 49, arrested after body of Dallas woman, 22, found in burning SUV A 49-year-old Texas man has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of a woman whose body was found in her burning SUV, according to Dallas police....
09:17, 2019-08-23

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were feeling emboldened to clear land for crop fields a...
15:51, 2019-08-22

Texas man kills family members, then himself in burning home A Texas man murdered his mother, grandmother and uncle — and then took his own life — inside a home that was set ablaze this week, according to a new report. Authorities were called to the San Antonio home around 6 p.m. Monday following reports that a man was trashing the house, FOX San ...
21:17, 2019-08-07

After years of war and drought, Iraq's bumper crop is burning Iraqi farmer Riyadh woke on May 13 to find his wheat crop ablaze. In his fields in Diyala province, he found the remains of a mobile phone and plastic bottle which he believes was an explosive device detonated in the night to start the fire....
09:51, 2019-06-20

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires for land-clearing for at least 60 days....
00:51, 2019-08-30

Small fire still burning at site of oil refinery explosions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a very small fire continues to burn at a Philadelphia refinery following explosions and a pre-dawn blaze that shook homes and caused some minor injuries. Philadelphia Energy Solutions said Saturday that workers are trying to isolate the remaining line, but access is...
17:00, 2019-06-22

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
21:51, 2019-05-29

Five burning questions for USA Basketball as the FIBA World Cup gets underway To claim gold, Coach Gregg Popovich's undermanned team must overcome a shortage of play-makers, a demanding schedule and superstar opponents like Giannis Antetokounmpo....
21:17, 2019-08-31

CNN’s Chris Cuomo Takes on ‘New Faces With a Hole Burning Through ‘Em’ PAC I’m no Chris Cuomo fan, but he has appropriately embarrassed the creator of the New Faces GOP PAC, Elizabeth Heng, the woman behind that contemptible TV ad depicting a burning photo of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and comparing socialism to the nightmarish Khmer Rouge genocide in Cambodia....
14:17, 2019-09-16

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
05:51, 2019-08-22

A Record Number of Fires Are Currently Burning Across the Amazon Rainforest The Amazon rainforest has seen a record number of forest fires this year, according to Brazil’s Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, a space research center. The INPE detects and tracks fires through satellites — in other words, the current blazes are large enough that, collectivel...
21:00, 2019-08-21

Lightning-caused fire burning 40 acres near I-10, Dragoon TUCSON – Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management is battling a fire burning 40 acres of land near Dragoon after the fire ignited sometime Wednesday. According to officials, the fire is located near Interstate 10 and Dragoon Road 12 miles northeast of Benson. Authorities say the fire...
09:17, 2019-08-22

Brazil Bans Burning For 2 Months In Fight Against Amazon Fire Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro signed a decree Wednesday to ban burning throughout the country for two months, government sources cited in local media said, as the authorities scramble to defuse......
12:34, 2019-08-29

Spider-Man: Far From Home's Filmmakers Answer Some of Your Biggest Burning Questions Spider-Man: Far From Home doesn’t just put a period on Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it offers some tantalizing hints at the future. That meant, when we spoke to director Jon Watts and producers Kevin Feige and Amy Pascal about the film, we asked about those teases as well as a bunch...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Man’s arm eaten alive by aggressive bug that’s like ‘forest fire burning your skin’ When teacher Chris Gordon woke up with a warm, tennis ball-sized bump on his elbow, he went to get checked out by his GP. At first, he was told that he might have cellulitis – a kind of inflammatory infection in the deeper layers of the skin. Because it’s not that serious, the doctor sent......
01:34, 2019-05-25

Trump ‘all in’ on bill to make burning the American flag illegal President Trump is “all in” on the latest attempt to make flag-burning illegal, he wrote Saturday in a post boosting a proposed constitutional amendment. “All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong BAN on burning our American Flag,” Trump tweeted. “A no brainer!” Daines...
19:51, 2019-06-15

Two arrested after DC flag-burning devolves into melee before ‘Salute to America’ Protesters burned a US flag in front of the White House on Thursday, sparking a scuffle with President Trump supporters who were awaiting the start of his Fourth of July “Salute to America.” Two people were arrested — one was charged with malicious burning and felony assault on a police ...
04:51, 2019-07-05

Mom charged after allegedly murdering toddler son, dismembering and burning remains A New Jersey woman who got arrested earlier this year for killing and dismembering her toddler son — after he allegedly refused to listen to her — has finally been indicted on murder charges. Nakira M. Griner, 25, was charged Wednesday in Cumberland County for the death of her 2-year-ol...
01:51, 2019-06-22

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Amazon fires: Jair Bolsonaro issues burning ban in Brazil Brazil's president signed the decree amidst escalating global pressure to address raging fires in the Amazon. The ban comes during the country's peak burning season, leaving critics skeptical of its efficacy....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Large swathes of the Amazon rainforest are burning – video report There have been more than 72,000 fire outbreaks in Brazil so far this year, up 84% on the same period in 2018, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research. More than half were in the Amazon. It followed reports that farmers were feeling emboldened to clear land for crop fields a...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters use burning barricades to block airport Pro-democracy protesters set fire to barricades to block roads to Hong Kong International Airport, as an express train and some bus services to the transport hub were suspended on Sunday....
07:17, 2019-09-02

MLB's burning second-half questions: The return of the 60-home run season? Christian Yelich might reach the 60-HR plateau, but that is just one of the questions that'll be answered in the second half of MLB season.       ...
19:51, 2019-07-11

Paige Elkington, DJ Flume’s Burning Man video co-star, has gone viral before Who is the woman behind the viral mic cheek? Knoxville, Tenn., native Paige Elkington inflamed the internet this week after posting a video of her rumored boyfriend, DJ Flume, performing live oral sex on her at the 2019 Burning Man festival. “Sorry mom,” the 31-year-old captioned the sho...
19:17, 2019-09-04

Burning Man: 58 people arrested at festival in sharp increase from last year Authorities arrested 14 more people than in 2018, and most arrests were primarily for drug possessionAuthorities arrested at least 58 people at this year’s Burning Man festival in the northern Nevada desert, 14 more than last year.One death was reported this year a man who apparently died in his car...
23:17, 2019-09-04

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colorless liquid commonly secreted when tires are recycled....
06:34, 2019-05-31

Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck Case Wrote a Novel With 2 Burning Deaths The Salt Lake City Police Department found charred human remains in Ayoola Ajayi’s backyard. His book had been about a teenager who witnessed two fiery deaths....
19:17, 2019-07-03

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim - he lives in a slum where municipal authorities dump Baghdad's rubbish - now someone is setting the waste on fire, making his children sick....
21:34, 2019-06-05

Indonesian forests are burning, and Malaysia and Singapore are choking on the fumes Malaysian authorities distributed half a million face masks to residents on Tuesday after large-scale forest fires in Indonesia spread smoke and thick smog to neighboring countries....
03:34, 2019-09-12

Oklahoma woman, 90, reunites with teens who rescued her from burning home Four Oklahoma teenage boys rescued their 90-year-old neighbor whom they had never met before from her burning home last month, saving the woman who was disoriented and unable to get out alone from a fiery demise....
09:51, 2019-06-06

Venezuela seeks extradition of suspect accused of burning man to death Enzo Franchini Oliveros accused over death of Orlando José Figuera, 21, who was set alight during anti-government protestsVenezuela is seeking the extradition from Spain of a man accused of burning another man to death during anti-government protests in Caracas two years ago. Related: Venezuela's ru...
01:00, 2019-07-12

Without Evidence, Brazil President Claims NGOs May Be Burning The Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government......
22:00, 2019-08-21

What went wrong? What's next? Burning questions for USA Basketball ahead of Olympics What's next for USA Basketball after failing to medal at the FIBA World Cup and with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics less than a year away.       ...
19:51, 2019-09-13

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyone’s appetite. “It gets suffocating in the evening...
04:34, 2019-07-08

When Reporting an Economics Article at Burning Man, Be Prepared for Things to Get Weird I visited the annual Nevada bacchanalia with Paul Romer, a Nobel-winning economist who has come to see it as a model for urbanization. Everything about the experience was surreal....
00:00, 2019-09-08

CHEAP: Fat burning festival commence! Get the Xiaomi AMAZEFIT watch for $63 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! I used to often avoid any activity because of lack of motivation. However, smartwatches helped me gamify that process, and now I genuinely look forward to completing my daily step goal. Apple Watch (which has $50...
14:17, 2019-08-30

Firefighters gain containment on Verde Fire burning near Scottsdale SCOTTSDALE- The Verde Fire continues to burn in the Tonto National Forest, but as of Thursday morning the fire is now 69 percent contained. The fire has burned 2,735 acres and 104 personnel are working on containment, according to Carrie Templin, a Public Affairs Officer with the Tonto National Fore...
06:34, 2019-08-09

| Brazil's burning ban takes effect as Amazon fires rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
17:34, 2019-08-30

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
11:51, 2019-05-30

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
01:51, 2019-08-21

Brazil's Burning Ban Takes Effect As Amazon Fires Rage A 60-day ban on burning in Brazil takes effect Thursday after a global outcry over fires raging in the Amazon and data showing hundreds of new blazes in the rainforest....
03:34, 2019-08-30

Coal-fired power burning out as Fiddler's Ferry to shut 'Big six' energy firm SSE has announced the closure of its last coal-fired power station, days after a government pledge to cut the UK's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050....
22:17, 2019-06-13

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government after he cut their funding....
15:17, 2019-08-21

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn in for the night one evening last month when the bl...
00:51, 2019-06-08

Must Farm: Britain's Pompeii Reveals Burning Bronze Age Secrets Dubbed ‘Britain’s Pompeii,’ Must Farm is an amazingly well-preserved Bronze Age site in Cambridgeshire, England. The 3,000-year-old site has made international archaeology news headlines time and again for fantastic discoveries. Tools, housing, and even vitrified food have all been impeccably preser...
13:17, 2019-06-12

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “we are burning up our future, literally”....
22:00, 2019-09-09

Blazin' Saddles: 10 burning questions following the 2019 Tour de France "After Colombia\u0027s first ever Tour de France victory, it\u0027s time to look back at the last three weeks and gauge the achievements of Egan Bernal el al. Our cycling correspondent Felix Lowe answers the questions at the tip of everyone\u0027s tongues following an enthralling, yet ultimately ant...
22:17, 2019-07-31

Four teens rush into burning home to save 90-year-old neighbor _____ (CNN) – Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor. Last month, Dylan Wick, Seth Byrd, Nick Byrd and Wyatt Hall ...
03:00, 2019-06-10

Burning Man 2019: Friends remember 33-year-old man who died at his camp A 33-year-old man died Thursday at Burning Man in the Black Rock Desert north of Reno, Nevada. His death is being investigated as suspicious.        ...
09:51, 2019-08-31

France-U.S. showdown in Paris cauldron keeps women's World Cup burning High stakes, high heat, high turn-out and high expectations -- the U.S. women's soccer team have declared themselves ready for a high-profile women's World Cup quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Friday....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Frenchman Admits To Knocking Wife's Face Against Wall, Burning Her Body A Frenchman charged with murdering his wife in a case that gripped France on Monday admitted to partially burning her body after brutally beating her, following a meticulous police reconstruction of......
02:34, 2019-06-18

China is refusing to take 'foreign garbage' from the US, so these 6 cities are burning or throwing away your recycling shutterstock A number of US cities have resorted to burning or trashing recyclable items as a way to save money. Prior to 2018, much of the country's recyclable waste was shipped to China, where it was sorted and converted into new uses. After China banned the import of foreign garbage, recycling c...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Jim Beam bourbon warehouse fire still burning Thursday more than 42 hours after it started The Woodford County Fire Department is waiting to extinguish the Jim Beam warehouse fire "because of the environmental consideration."       ...
05:51, 2019-07-05

Fire burning section of Coronado National Forest 50 percent contained TUCSON – A fire burning 84 acres of brush and grass near Coronado National Forest has been 50 percent contained, the National Forest Service reported Monday. The Windmill Fire, which started Sunday, burned 70 to 75 acres of Coronado National Forest land, the remainder of the 84 acres burning i...
05:00, 2019-06-11

HS football players reportedly posted Snapchat of burning pride flag A pair of Utah high school football players were booted from their team Wednesday over a Snapchat video of a Pride flag being burned and someone saying: “all gays die.” The footage, posted online last week, shows someone lighting the rainbow flag on fire and laughing as another person ma...
06:34, 2019-06-20

Mississippi man gets 11 years behind bars for burning cross outside black family’s home A Mississippi man will spend 11 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to burning a cross outside a black family’s home in October 2017, prosecutors announced Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-09-12

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
08:34, 2019-06-19

A group of teen boys saved their 90-year-old neighbor from her burning home A group of Oklahoma teens have been praised as heroes after they reportedly broke into the burning home of a 90-year-old neighbor to save her.        ...
17:17, 2019-06-10

Portrait of a Lady on Fire review – burning desires and flashes of Hitchcock Girlhood director Céline Sciamma’s gripping 18th-century story of obsession demonstrates a new mastery of classical style Céline Sciamma has brought a superbly elegant, enigmatic drama to Cannes that compels a shiver of aesthetic pleasure and fear. With this new story, she demonstrates a deeply sati...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Crews search river for mother of kids found in burning home TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Crews searched North Carolina’s Catawba River for the body of a woman whose children were found dead in a burning mobile home over the weekend. News outlets report authorities identified the missing woman as 38-year-old Maria Calderon, the mother of 11-year-old Angel ...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Burning Man rolls back the 747 with BLM's blessing. Organizers say they have exit plan Like it or not, the 747 is back at Burning Man. Last year, it was stuck while organizers figured out how to remove it without damaging the desert.        ...
10:17, 2019-08-07

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
11:51, 2019-08-22

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US $4.6 billion each year, researchers concluded in a study released Tuesday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Overworked and unhappy...
03:34, 2019-05-29

Russian fire teams save 300 cats from burning animal shelter ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian emergency workers have rescued hundreds of cats and several dogs from a fire that engulfed an animal shelter. The Emergencies Ministry said its team quickly responded to Friday’s fire on St. Petersburg’s Vasilyevsky Island, evacuating 300 cats and se...
19:34, 2019-06-14

Burning issue: how fashion's love of leather is fuelling the fires in the Amazon Beef and soya aren’t the sole culprits – our demand for shoes, belts and handbags is driving rainforest destruction. It’s time for consumers to wake upThe level of destruction is almost impossible to fathom. About 41,000 fires have been recorded by scientists in the Brazilian Amazon since January, w...
19:00, 2019-08-29

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasingly widely understood. Almost three decades after...
07:17, 2019-06-15

In Bolsonaro’s burning Brazilian Amazon, all our futures are being consumed | Eliane Brum The rainforest might seem a remote place, but it is the heart of the planet – and it is under attack as never beforeThe Amazon is the centre of the world. Right now, as our planet experiences climate collapse, there is nowhere more important. If we don’t grasp this, there is no way to meet that chal...
22:51, 2019-08-23

Amazon Rainforest Burning: Brazil Reports Record Forest Fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair......
22:00, 2019-08-21

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
19:34, 2019-06-16

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest Farmers around the Peruvian city of Iquitos usually burn parts of the Amazon rainforest so they can grow food in the fertile soil. Now, they're finding alternatives to the destructive practice....
13:51, 2019-07-04

Video captures American flag burning at Walmart, prompts arrest An American flag burning caught on video in the parking lot of a Walmart in southern Virginia on the Fourth of July has led to the arrest of 23-year-old man....
02:00, 2019-07-06

Four teens rush into a burning home, saving the life of a 90-year-old neighbor Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor....
15:51, 2019-06-07

Burning Cane—One of This Year’s Most Acclaimed Black Films—Joins the Urbanworld Lineup Dubbed “one of the most exciting black films of the year,” festival-circuit darling Burning Cane will be screened at this year’s 23rd Urbanworld Film Festival, which will take place in New York City from Sept. 18-22....
02:17, 2019-09-13

Mississippi man pleads guilty to cross burning, sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Louie Revette pleaded guilty in April for his part in burning a cross outside the home of a black family in Seminary, Mississippi.        ...
10:34, 2019-09-11

The US-China trade war is helping drive the massive fires burning the Amazon rainforest Bruno Kelly/Reuters The Amazon rainforest has been seized by massive fires as Brazilian farmers cut down trees for farmland. China's desire for more soybeans and agricultural products is helping drive the need for more farmland in Brazil. China's need for more agricultural products form non-US coun...
21:00, 2019-09-07

Sudan protesters block roads in Khartoum with stones, burning tyres: witness Sudanese protesters blocked roads in several parts of the capital Khartoum with stones and burning tyres, a witness said, after troops tried to disperse a sit-in by force....
10:51, 2019-06-03

Disturbing ‘Barbie Death Camp’ exhibit at Burning Man features dolls led into ovens An art exhibit at a festival in Nevada has sparked outrage for featuring hundreds of naked Barbie dolls being led into ovens in a simulated death camp, according to reports. The shocking “Barbie Death Camp and Wine Bistro” exhibit at the Burning Man festival is the brainchild of Jewish artist James ...
01:00, 2019-09-07

Director Stefon Bristol Answers Burning Questions About the Ending of Netflix's See You Yesterday If you’ve had a chance to watch Netflix’s See You Yesterday, you’ve probably laughed, cried (multiple times), and blankly stared at the TV for minutes after the film ended. The film ripped me apart, and I had plenty of questions for the director, Stefon Bristol. After looking for comfort on Twitter,...
16:17, 2019-05-24

Ohio police officer rescues child from burning home in dramatic video A police officer in Ohio who was the first to arrive at a burning home over the weekend helped rescue a child trapped inside in a dramatic moment captured on video....
02:17, 2019-07-12

Shirtless shooting suspect barricades himself in burning house, throws fireworks: report A California man died in a shootout with cops on Thursday after allegedly firing a weapon in a residential neighborhood and then barricading himself in a home, which was later set ablaze, a local report said. The man, who hasn’t been publicly identified, “fired multiple shots” in S...
05:34, 2019-06-07

Apple’s iPhone 11 reveal will make your current iPhone worth about 30% less Now that Apple has made it official and announced the date when its iPhone 11 series of devices will be unveiled at its annual September event, it’s time for a look at the other inevitability that comes with a reveal of new versions of Apple’s most important product. We’re referrin...
07:51, 2019-08-30

How to change your Netflix password on desktop or mobile, even if you don't know your current password Associated Press Your Netflix password protects your account's payment information and prevents other people from watching video without your permission. You can change your Netflix password at any time via the Account settings menu on the Netflix website or using the mobile app If you've forgotten...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Property millionaire who filmed burning Grenfell Tower effigy cleared after key evidence hidden A property millionaire who filmed a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire has been cleared by a judge after key evidence was hidden from defence lawyers in a string of "appalling" failures....
21:17, 2019-08-22

45,000 barrels of Jim Beam bourbon turned into a burning pile of rubble after a warehouse caught on fire If all the barrels in the Kentucky warehouse held bourbon, that would be a loss of at least 6.75 million bottles of Jim Beam.       ...
12:51, 2019-07-04

Burning Man organizers await US decision on festival-changing measures: ‘It takes courage to let us flourish’ With Burning Man three months away, organizers are still waiting for permits and decisions by U.S. land managers that could reshape the counterculture festival in northern Nevada....
03:00, 2019-06-01

34 surreal photos that take you inside Burning Man 2019, the world-famous event in the Nevada desert Theresa Christine Whether you're wandering to theme camps and art installations or exploring the open desert, there's always something to see or do at Burning Man. This year featured new and exciting art, like an enormous inflatable elephant and a giant, climbable upside-down ice-cream cone. Other ...
08:17, 2019-09-13

Victoria's Secret Model Lais Ribeiro Reveals She Got Engaged at Her ''Favorite Place'' Burning Man A proposal to remember! Victoria's Secret model Lais Ribeiro revealed the special news that she's engaged to her longtime love and basketball player Joakim Noah. And it turns out......
09:34, 2019-09-08

Current VAR situation 'untenable' in Premier League and consensus needed, insists ex-PGMOL chief Keith Hackett A weekend of further controversy in the Premier League has led former referee and PGMOL boss Keith Hackett to dub the current VAR situation as 'untenable'....
03:34, 2019-09-03

Flag-burning during Pride Month prompts reflection on nation's rise in hate crimes Police efforts to respond with empathy to victims of hate crimes break with a history of brutality, discrimination by law enforcement nationwide.        ...
18:34, 2019-06-11

Stormi Webster Steals the Show While Kylie Jenner Answers Ellen DeGeneres' Burning Questions Stormi Webster is a natural TV star! Get this kid an agent! Kylie Jenner brought along her and Travis Scott's 1 and 1/2-year-old daughter to her taping of The Ellen DeGeneres Show......
20:17, 2019-09-12

A slain road-tripping couple, mystery corpse, burning car: Missing men named as suspects in Canada Canadian police named two missing men as suspects in the deaths of a vacationing American and her Australian boyfriend, as well as an unidentified man.        ...
06:01, 2019-07-24

Oklahoma woman charged with burning down neighbor’s vacant home after her own security system captures the crime on camera (KFOR) An apparent feud between homeowners led to an alleged arsonist setting fire to her neighbor’s Del City, Oklahoma home, and the alleged crime was caught on cameras that she owned. On Monday, Del City fire officials released images from surveillance video shot with the alleged arsonist...
15:51, 2019-06-19

Here’s how much your current iPhone is worth if you’re trading it in for an iPhone 11 Apple’s iPhone 11 models are official, which means we know exactly how much they’ll cost and when they’ll go on sale. The premium iPhone 11 versions, the Pro and Pro Max, are just as expensive as we thought they’d be, starting at $999 and $1,099, respectively. The regular iPh...
07:00, 2019-09-12

'Just a problem kid, man': Antonio Brown's troubled past shines light on current situation Those who knew New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown before his time in the NFL say it's no surprise what Brown's current situation.       ...
18:17, 2019-09-13

Love 'em, hate 'em, respect 'em: The biggest villains across current sports landscape What would sports be without our villains? The athletes we love to hate. Here's a look at the biggest villains across the modern sports landscape.       ...
01:17, 2019-08-24

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Your burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-21

'Four Weddings and a Funeral' turns 25, gets a sequel: Four burning questions, answered Before we see the Red Nose Day sequel for "Four Weddings and a Funeral," we need answers to our long-burning questions about the 1994 original.        ...
10:17, 2019-05-22

Where the heck is Will Smith in 'Men In Black: International' and other burning questions With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
04:34, 2019-06-14

Walking for weight loss: How to burn belly fat by walking in the ‘fat-burning zone’ WALKING is an easy and free form of exercise which is great for weight loss. Here we reveal how to burn belly fat by walking in the ‘fat-burning zone’....
14:34, 2019-06-19

'Men In Black: International' burning questions: Where the heck is Will Smith? With "Men In Black: International" opening Friday and starring Chris Hemsworth, fans have questions. Like, where are Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones?        ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

'Toy Story 4': Your burning Forky questions, existential and otherwise, answered In Pixar's "Toy Story 4," new toy Forky comes to life after Bonnie makes him. Here's how you can make him, too, and why he's not called "Sporky."        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

See inside Uber's first passenger drone, which could eventually fly passengers at 150 mph while burning no fossil fuels (UBER) Uber Uber is unveiling its first visions for passenger aircraft. The company hopes to offer air services beyond helicopters as early as 2023. We spoke to executives about the first aircraft, a helicopter-airplane hybrid at the company's Elevate conference this week. WASHINGTON, DC — Uber has...
02:34, 2019-06-12

'Insane, stabbing, burning pain': Ground zero workers still battling 9/11 health problems The headaches forced Joe McKay, now 52, to retire early from the New York City Fire Department. The New Jeresey resident fills the void with advocacy.        ...
14:34, 2019-09-12

How the heck did Disney make 'The Lion King' feel so real? Your burning questions, answered "The Lion King" is so visually stunning that you're going to ask, 'How did they make it so real?" We answer this and other burning questions.        ...
10:51, 2019-07-19

Property millionaire who posted video of burning Grenfell Tower effigy: Public did not understand 'joke' A property millionaire accused of causing public outrage with a video of a Grenfell Tower effigy being burned on a bonfire said the public did not understand the "joke"....
17:17, 2019-08-22

Trump Supports Ban on Flag Burning, But Not Flag Humping In another shocking turn of events, the guy who likes to hump the U.S. flag and dodged the draft five times is “all in” on a proposed constitutional amendment to ban flag burning....
22:51, 2019-06-15

'I wasn't going to let my niece die': Uncle rushes into burning home to save 8-year-old, report says A Washington man suffered second- and third-degree burns rescuing his niece from a burning home. "I'd do it again," he told KOMO-TV.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-09

Woman in US accused of burning down man's house 'after he invited her over for sex and fell asleep' A woman in the US has been accused of setting fire to a man's house after he allegedly invited her over for late-night sex but fell asleep, leaving her stuck outside his door....
22:51, 2019-08-20

MLB free agency will never be like NBA’s bonanza CLEVELAND — Baseball players envy the buzz that accompanies NBA free agency, but they sure as heck don’t want the conditions that create that setup. In the wake of a Hot Stove League that generally ran colder than New Year’s Eve in Chicago, with the two biggest contracts (Bryce Harper and Manny Mach...
13:00, 2019-07-10

Just one agency should enforce antitrust law Anonymous individuals at the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission have recently taken it upon themselves to leak to the media that their respective agencies will soon open investigations of the largest U.S. tech companies. Policing markets with the antitrust la...
23:00, 2019-06-17

Former EPA administrators say agency has retreated from its mission Four former EPA administrators on Tuesday told a House subcommittee that the agency needs to re-establish its scientific credibility and return to its mission....
09:00, 2019-06-12

NBA free agency ‘odds’ have just been bad numbers Time for a refresher course on how to make your own odds. Unfortunately, the recent blizzard of coverage blanketing pro basketball’s free agency free-for-all has been full of bad numbers. — Journalists new to sports betting wanted to provide their assessment of the odds that a player will sign with ...
18:34, 2019-07-03

Breaking down the tiers of NBA free agency At 6 p.m. on Sunday, roughly 40 percent of the NBA will hit free agency. For the first time since the cap-spiked summer of 2016, teams will be able to spend in droves — with many of the hefty contracts from that offseason expiring. This is a watershed summer for the league. For the first......
08:34, 2019-06-30

Border Agency Subcontractor Hit by Cyberattack Likely tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates are compromised in U.S. Customs and Border Protection breach....
09:17, 2019-06-11

| UK spy agency decrypts some secrets with new exhibition Historic gadgets used by British spies will be revealed for the first time later this week, as one of the country's intelligence agencies steps out the shadows to mark its centenary -- and to educate people about the risks of cyber-attacks....
08:17, 2019-07-10

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of personnel are healthy....
20:00, 2019-07-03

Agency: Safeguards failed in fire that killed 5 at gas well OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal report says an explosion and fire that killed five workers at an Oklahoma natural gas well last year was caused by the failure of blowout prevention devices and other factors, including inadequate training and an ineffective safety management system. The report was rel...
17:17, 2019-06-12

Sixers look scarier than ever after wild day of NBA free agency The Nets made the biggest splash. Philadelphia may have the last laugh. Though Brooklyn stole Sunday’s spotlight by landing Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at the opening of free agency, the 76ers ended the night looking like the East’s best team — having retained Tobias Harris (five years, $180 milli...
16:34, 2019-07-01

Former top FBI official McCabe sues agency over firing Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe, who was dismissed from the agency following a tumultuous relationship with President Donald Trump, filed a lawsuit on Thursday alleging the termination violated his constitutional rights to free speech and due process....
05:00, 2019-08-09

NBA free agency: Tracking all big player moves A quick breakdown of the new deals being struck by NBA free agents. Contracts cannot become official until July 6.       ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

UN refugee agency ‘deeply concerned’ about US asylum The concerned comments from UNHCR came after the Trump administration said it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border....
23:51, 2019-07-16

Hackers broke into a contractor for Russia's spy agency The Russian government is used to perpetrating hacks, but it just became a target -- and the data says a lot about its goals. A hacking group nicknaming itself 0v1ru$ infiltrated the servers of SyTech, a contractor for the FSB intelligence agency on......
23:00, 2019-07-21

Kevin Durant’s free agency will be way different this time Kevin Durant has seen enough. Unlike three years ago when the former Thunder superstar was wooed in the Hamptons by the Warriors’ championship core, and Tom Brady, among others, Durant is expected to take a vastly different approach to his second run at free agency, and not attend any formal p...
23:51, 2019-06-27

NBA really wants to stop growing free agency trend LAS VEGAS — The NBA knows its rules about when teams can negotiate with free agents are not being followed. So expect changes on that front for 2020. The NBA’s board of governors discussed ways Tuesday to fix that process — either by changing rules, adding rules or potentially eliminating some...
05:51, 2019-07-10

Many NBA free agency decisions set to start arriving NBA teams can start striking deals with free agents at 6 p.m. Eastern time Sunday, with the expectation that more than $1 billion in deals should be agreed to by the end of the evening. None of them can be signed until July 6, when the league’s summer moratorium ends. Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irvin...
02:34, 2019-07-01

| LeBron gives 23 to Davis as Lakers eye free agency LeBron James will give up his No 23 jersey to new Los Angeles Lakers team-mate Anthony Davis, who will sacrifice a trade bonus to help finance free agency moves....
07:00, 2019-06-28

Qu Dongyu Becomes First Chinese To Head UN's Food Agency Qu Dongyu on Sunday became the first Chinese national to be elected to head the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, clinching the post in the first round of voting....
16:17, 2019-06-23

NBA free agency: Roughly $3 billion spent on Day 1 The first day of NBA free agency was one of the wildest in recent memory, as roughly $3 billion — yes, billion — in new contract money was agreed to.       ...
17:34, 2019-07-01

Strong El Nino 'unlikely' this year: U.N. weather agency There is a 60-65% percent chance of El Nino weather conditions emerging between June and August, but a strong El Nino looks unlikely, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, citing its latest assessment of global data....
14:34, 2019-05-27

NBA power rankings after all the free-agency madness LAS VEGAS — There’s a new world order in the NBA. Figuring out that order is another beast. After Kawhi Leonard picked the Clippers late Friday night, and made it a stunner by ensuring that Paul George joined him there in a trade from the Thunder, the major free-agency sweepstakes are complete. The ...
17:17, 2019-07-07

DeMarcus Cousins is NBA free agency’s forgotten man DeMarcus Cousins remains on the market during the NBA’s free-agency frenzy, and it’s unclear when that will change. “There is no market for him,” ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski said late Monday night on Scott Van Pelt’s ESPN show. “He hoped some big-market teams would strike out, would have cap spa...
02:51, 2019-07-03

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small g...
14:00, 2019-06-06

‘Education is Under Fire’ in Afghanistan, the U.N. Children’s Agency Says Schools in Afghanistan saw the number of attacks triple in a year, according to UNICEF, stoking further concern of deteriorating security and access to education in the country. According to a report released Monday, there were 192 attacks on schools in 2018, up from 68 in 2017. UNICEF Executive Dir...
14:51, 2019-05-28

June was Europe's hottest ever, EU satellite agency says The continent's average temperature for June 2019 was the highest on record, according to the European Union's satellite agency. International researchers have warned Europe faces more frequent and intense heat waves....
06:00, 2019-07-03

Silver: NBA needs 'enforceable' free-agency rules Adam Silver acknowledged the NBA has "work to do" with enforcement of rules after several star players changed teams through deals that were apparently agreed upon before the official start of free agency....
06:51, 2019-07-10

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes....
12:51, 2019-06-07

Heatwave caused nearly 400 more deaths in Netherlands: stats agency Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe's recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency CBS said on Friday....
19:17, 2019-08-09

Five killed during Russian missile test, says nuclear agency Five workers were killed in an accident during a missile test at a military site in northern Russia, the country's state nuclear agency Rosatom has confirmed....
03:00, 2019-08-11

U.S. to move public lands agency to Colorado from Washington The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will move its headquarters to Colorado from Washington, officials said on Tuesday, sparking ire from conservationists who said the decision would weaken the agency dedicated to managing the country's vast public lands....
01:01, 2019-07-17

Tesla scrutinized by U.S. agency over Model 3 safety claims NHTSA lawyers took issue with an Oct. 7 Tesla blog post that said the Model 3 had achieved the lowest probability of injury of any vehicle the agency ever tested....
15:17, 2019-08-07

UN food agency boosting aid given to four Central American countries The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the UN agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought....
01:17, 2019-08-10

Seven killed in Sudan protests: state news agency At least seven people were killed and 181 were wounded during a day of protests across Sudan, state news agency (SUNA) said late on Sunday, citing a Health Ministry official....
01:17, 2019-07-01

Space Agency ISRO All Set For Launch Of Chandrayaan-2, Says Chairman ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and ll preparations are going on for its launch on July 15, the space agency's chairman K Sivan said Saturday....
00:17, 2019-07-14

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
13:17, 2019-08-11

Kevin Durant’s free-agency decision will come quickly The world won’t have to wait long to find out where Kevin Durant is going. Durant will announce his free-agency decision Sunday night, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. NBA free agency officially begins at 6 p.m. Sunday. The report says Durant will announce the move on the Instagra...
23:17, 2019-06-30

NHL free agency: Expect these teams to be active July 1 Joe Pavelski, Artemi Panarin, Sergei Bobrovsky, Matt Duchene and Jake Gardiner are among the many UFAs who will likely find new teams.       ...
09:34, 2019-07-01

The winners and losers of the opening days of NBA free agency Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images NBA free agency got off to a blistering start. In just the first few days, some teams have emerged as winners and losers of free agency, making big signings to improve or striking out on promised improvements. The fate of some teams is st...
08:00, 2019-07-04

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
08:34, 2019-08-15

NRA Chief Sought Help of Group's Ad Agency in Trying to Buy $5 Million Mansion National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre was in talks to have the group’s then-outside ad agency help him buy a Dallas mansion for more than $5 million, but the deal fell through, people familiar with the matter said....
13:51, 2019-08-07

Sliding doors: How the Knicks did and did not botch free agency Once New York missed out on its top free-agent targets, the front office recovered nicely. But do Knicks execs deserve credit for cleaning up a mess they made?...
15:51, 2019-07-03

U.S. Calls for Special Meeting of U.N. Atomic Agency Over Iran The U.S. called for a special session of the United Nations atomic agency board, increasing the pressure on Europe and others to take a stand against Iran after Tehran said it breached the 2015 nuclear treaty....
20:17, 2019-07-05

This isn’t the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency choice, either Today will also not be the day we find out Kawhi Leonard’s free agency destination. Kawhi confidant Chris Carter let the world know on Thursday that the reigning NBA Finals MVP wouldn’t be announcing his decision on July 4. On Friday, Carter once again chimed in to say that Leonard’...
02:51, 2019-07-06

The European Space Agency just updated its massive galaxy map Back in early 2018, the European Space Agency released the second phase of Milky Way mapping data collected by the agency’s Gaia satellite. With a variety of tools that allow scientists and even casual space fans to browse an immense amount of data, it was a very big deal in for both professio...
03:34, 2019-07-18

Some children still not reunited with parents after Mississippi ICE raids, agency says Workers with Mississippi's Child Protection Services are still searching for children believed to be without their parents after immigration raids.        ...
22:51, 2019-08-13

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will be worst affected....
10:51, 2019-07-02

NBA free agency winners and losers: Warriors’ new reality changes everything As usual, the potential drama of NBA free agency was discussed and dissected for months. For once, the upcoming season could be even more suspenseful. Following the myriad league-altering moves made during Sunday night’s wild opening to free agency, next season begins with the NBA championship appea...
03:34, 2019-07-02

Atlantic hurricane forecast revised higher - U.S. agency U.S. weather forecasters expect "above normal" activity in the current Atlantic hurricane season, revising an earlier forecast of "near normal" activity, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on Thursday....
05:00, 2019-08-09

NBA free agency: Winners and losers from Day 1, from Nets to Rockets The Brooklyn Nets came out on top with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, while the New York Knicks watched as other teams outmaneuvered them.       ...
19:34, 2019-07-01

U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Faces Accusations of Misconduct An internal ethics report alleges that an “inner circle” in the agency’s top management engaged in abuses of authority for personal gain and for suppressing dissent....
18:00, 2019-07-31

Bulgarian tax agency breach may have compromised 5 million people Bulgaria's government is dealing with a massive security breach that might have affected almost all adult residents' information. According to Reuters, the country's finance minister has confirmed that hackers infiltrated the National Revenue Agency'......
11:34, 2019-07-17

Union wants competitive environment, meaningful free agency The head of the baseball players' association detailed the union's goals during collective bargaining, listing the restoration of a "competitive environment" and "meaningful free agency" as aims       ...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Brazil leader criticizes agency over deforestation report Brazil’s president is criticizing a state agency that monitors the Amazon, saying its latest report on increased deforestation damages Brazil’s reputation amid what he says is an “environmental psychosis” overseas about environmental protection in Brazil...
00:00, 2019-07-22

The Latest: UN health agency concerned over Sudan crackdown KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The U.N. health agency says it’s gravely concerned over the targeting of patients, medical staff and facilities in Sudan during a military crackdown on protesters that killed over 100 people this week. The...
11:51, 2019-06-07

"Prevention With Capital P": Probe Agency Counters P Chidambaram The daily courtroom fight between former Finance Minister P Chidambaram and the Enforcement Directorate also involves lawyers on both sides weaponising words to maximum effect....
15:00, 2019-08-28

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
14:51, 2019-06-19

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories....
15:00, 2019-05-24

Athletes ask doping agency to take marijuana off banned list More than 150 current and former athletes signed a letter sent to the World Anti-Doping Agency, asking the organization to remove marijuana from its list of prohibited substances....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Russian agency reveals details of radiation after explosion Russia’s state weather and environment monitoring agency has released new details about a brief spike in radioactivity following a recent explosion at the navy’s testing range...
22:51, 2019-08-26

US Immigration Agency Names Venezuelan Minister Among "Most Wanted" United States immigration officials have added Venezuelan government minister Tareck El Aissami, a suspected drug smuggler, to their list of most wanted fugitives, they said Wednesday....
11:51, 2019-08-01

U.S. EPA chief to reduce agency-funded animal testing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler said Tuesday he was signing a memo to reduce agency-funded animal testing, vowing to almost completely eliminate testing on mammals by 2035....
18:34, 2019-09-10

IL&FS Financial Services Laundered Rs 5,000 Crores: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told a court in Mumbai that the IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), a subsidiary of the crisis-hit IL&FS Group, alone has allegedly laundered over Rs 5,000 crore......
01:00, 2019-06-21

UN agency for Palestinians UNRWA rejects US call to close it down The US envoy to the UN believes the responsibility to deal with Palestinian refugees should be handed over to host countries. Washington cut funding to the UN agency for Palestinian refugees last year....
19:51, 2019-05-23

Rockets, without a draft pick, prepare for free agency HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets didn’t have a pick in Thursday night’s draft after past trades sent their first-round pick to Cleveland and their pick in the second round to New York. After a quiet draft night, the Rockets may be much more active as free agency looms on July 1. The Ro...
10:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. agency to vote on auctioning key unused parts of 2.5 GHz band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote in July on whether to auction a key band of largely unused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation 5G wireless networks and scrap requirements that it be used for education, the agency said on Tuesday....
01:34, 2019-06-19

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Probe Agency CBI Files Chargesheet In Karnataka's IMA Case After nearly eight days of investigation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a chargesheet against I-Monetary Advisory (IMA) scam mastermind Mansoor Khan and 24 other entities which......
19:00, 2019-09-09

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
08:17, 2019-06-17

Immigration agency to re-open some requests to defer deportation US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday that it will re-open some pending cases of those applying for relief from deportation after a move to end deferment requests prompted concerns among undocumented families, some of whom are seeking relief for medical issues....
23:51, 2019-09-02

Congress's DK Shivakumar Questioned By Probe Agency For 4th Day In Delhi The Congress's troubleshooter in Karnataka, DK Shivakumar, will face his fourth day of questioning by the Enforcement Directorate in Delhi. Mr Shivakumar, a former minister, was summoned to the......
09:51, 2019-09-03

Chanda Kochhar Fails To Appear Before Probe Agency, To Be Summoned Again Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar today skipped her scheduled appearance before the Enforcement Directorate in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, the officials said....
13:34, 2019-06-10

Consumer watchdog agency shows one way to help improve your savings Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and H&R Block suggests consumers might save more of their tax refunds if they receive encouragement or a small financial incentive....
07:17, 2019-09-04

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
03:00, 2019-06-11

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Space Agency After Failed Launch The State Department imposed sanctions against Iran’s space program following a failed attempt to launch a rocket last week, which the U.S. suspects was an effort to advance its ballistic missile program....
14:17, 2019-09-04

Secretive US government agency needs 'underground lair' by Friday A U.S. government agency that birthed the network which became the Internet, and has explored a host high-tech projects including neural implants for soldiers, is apparently in need of an underground lair by tomorrow....
23:51, 2019-08-29

Agency Would Raise Bar for Asylum Seekers' Work Permits The Trump administration supports making it harder for asylum seekers to receive work permits while they wait for their cases to be decided, a move that could deter some immigrants from entering the country illegally....
07:34, 2019-09-07

Jimmy Butler will throw his hat into the NBA free agency ring Jimmy Butler is set to hit the open market. The 76ers’ forward intends to decline his $19.8 million player option, becoming an unrestricted free agent, according to Yahoo Sports. The eight-year veteran has until June 29th to make his decision official. The Sixers are reportedly prepared for th...
03:17, 2019-06-15

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days after ExxonMobil signaled it had found large depos...
01:51, 2019-05-30

| Sri Lanka blasts: Prior warnings ignored by intelligence agency The police said the State Intelligence Service received repeated warnings of possible attacks and detailed a series of delays by all security agencies to act....
21:17, 2019-06-07

Draft Done, What’s Next for the Knicks and Nets? Patience and Free Agency R.J. Barrett could turn out to be a terrific draft pick, but the Knicks need much more to contend. Both New York teams are eyeing free agency and have money to spend....
00:00, 2019-06-22

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Klay Thompson Five time All-Star Klay Thompson enters unrestricted free agency this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
20:17, 2019-06-27

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kyrie Irving Coming off his third consecutive All-Star season, Kyrie Irving is a major free agent up for grabs this summer. Here are some potential landing spots.       ...
20:51, 2019-06-28

The Latest: China’s Qu Dongyu is new chief of UN food agency ROME (AP) — The Latest on picking the new chief for the Food and Agriculture Organization (all times local): 1:55 p.m. China’s agricultural deputy minister Qu Dongyu has been elected as the new director general of the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Qu is the fir...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Isaiah Thomas plans on being steal of NBA free agency One of the biggest free agent wildcards perhaps resides in a five-foot-nine, 185 pound frame. Isaiah Thomas hasn’t played a full NBA season since 2016, but is confident he can return to his old self. “Nobody knew what to expect with me coming off hip surgery last year and two years summers of rehab,...
03:17, 2019-06-28

U.N. refugee agency regrets U.S. ruling on asylum applications The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a U.S. Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people fleeing violence and persecution who are entitled to protection....
13:51, 2019-09-13

UN refugee agency regrets US ruling on asylum applications GENEVA — The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday a US Supreme Court order curbing asylum applications at the Mexican border could hurt people fleeing violence and persecution who are entitled to protection. The court said on Wednesday the Trump administration’s rule — which requires m...
06:34, 2019-09-14

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
12:00, 2019-06-03

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
12:00, 2019-09-14

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in response to allegations that the pharmaceutical industry influenced the reports. The pledge to remove the guidelines comes a month after U.S. Reps. Katherine...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Supreme Court affirms '97 ruling on agency powers The U.S. Supreme Court voted unanimously Wednesday to uphold a prior ruling that gives broad powers to government regulators for interpreting agency rules, but placed new limits on that authority....
20:51, 2019-06-27

CORRECTED-Talent agency Endeavor Group looks to raise $619 mln in IPO Endeavor Group Holdings Inc said on Monday it was looking to raise up to $619 million in an initial public offering that could value the U.S. talent agency and events company at as much as $7.8 billion....
22:17, 2019-09-16

NBA free agency: Possible landing spots for Kevin Durant An Achilles injury won't prevent Kevin Durant from being one of the top targets for teams when NBA free agency opens on June 30.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO ROME (AP) — Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO. The post Qu Dongyu from China is elected new chief of UN food agency FAO appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:00, 2019-06-23

Australia's Great Barrier Reef in 'very poor' condition: agency Australia's Great Barrier Reef is in very poor condition because of climate change, over fishing and land clearing, a state agency said on Friday, as it downgraded the reef's status to the lowest level, which could jeopardize its World Heritage status....
12:34, 2019-08-30

Weather agency now backs Trump, says Dorian could have impacted Alabama The federal agency that monitors hurricanes said Friday that Hurricane Dorian could have impacted Alabama, backing claims by President Trump that he was right to tweet a warning over the weekend about the storm affecting the state....
02:34, 2019-09-07

Jeremy Lin breaks down over NBA free agency: 'It keeps getting more rock bottom' – video A tearful Jeremy Lin said 'rock bottom just seems to keep getting more and more rock bottom for me' as the 30-year-old struggles to catch on with a team in free agency. Addressing a Christian group in Taiwan, Lin revealed that he thinks the NBA has given up on him, but also said that he hoped his sp...
18:01, 2019-07-31

The Latest: Missouri agency raises abortion clinic concerns JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on efforts of a St. Louis abortion clinic to retain its license (all times local): 5 p.m. Missouri’s health department is citing failed abortions, compromised patient safety and legal violations as it pressures the state’s only abortion clinic to com...
01:51, 2019-05-30

Brazil's space agency chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest was criticized by president Jair Bolsonaro and may have led to the firing of its author....
22:00, 2019-08-02

Trump admin booting 81% of land agency's staff out of DC next year The Trump administration is shifting most of the Bureau of Land Management's personnel in its Washington, D.C. headquarters out west by the end of next year....
04:34, 2019-07-17

Women outliving men ‘everywhere’, new UN health agency statistics report shows Average life-expectancy globally has increased by five-and-a-half years since the turn of the century, and women outlive men “everywhere”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Bulgarian cybersecurity worker detained over tax agency hack attack A 20-year-old Bulgarian cybersecurity worker has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a hacking attack that stole millions of taxpayers' personal and financial data, interior ministry officials said on Wednesday....
12:34, 2019-07-17

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 refugees and migrants, including young children, aboard rescue vessels in the Mediterranean Sea....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Bulgarian tax agency says hackers stole millions of financial records Hackers have stolen the personal and financial data of millions of Bulgarians by breaking into the tax agency's systems, the government said on Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Chinese state agency to launch rocket for commercial use in August A Chinese government space agency is expected to launch its first rocket meant for commercial use in August, putting pressure on other domestic rocket firms to develop their own launch vehicles ahead of an expected commercial satellite boom....
11:34, 2019-08-01

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two US lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the safety of prescription opioids. They say the guidelines could lead other countries toward the same kind of addiction and overdose crisis that has plagu...
10:17, 2019-05-24

BJP, Congress Yet To Submit Details To Probe Agency On Electoral Bonds The BJP, the Congress and the DMK are among the parties which are yet to submit details of donations received till date through electoral bonds to the Election Commission, sources said today....
12:51, 2019-06-04

Russia nuclear agency says 5 dead in missile test explosion Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday that five of its employees were killed earlier this week when a rocket engine exploded during a missile test at a military base in the far northern Arkhangelsk region....
02:00, 2019-08-11

U.S. drug agency to ask Congress to classify illicit fentanyl like heroin Illicit chemical knock-offs of the extremely potent opioid fentanyl would be put permanently in the same legal class as heroin to boost prosecutions of traffickers and makers of the drugs, under a proposal to be unveiled on Tuesday by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration....
12:34, 2019-06-04

US sanctions Iran space agency over alleged ballistic missiles The Trump administration has sanctioned three Iranian space organizations, alleging a cover up for missile work. The US has said the orders serve as an international warning about Tehran's nuclear abilities....
05:51, 2019-09-04

Gaza blockade causes ‘near ten-fold increase’ in food dependency, says UN agency At a time when Muslims globally are observing the holy month of Ramadan, more than half the population in Gaza depends on the international community for food aid, the director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said on Monday, citing a “nea...
17:17, 2019-05-21

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to develop its weapons program....
17:51, 2019-09-04

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
08:34, 2019-07-16

Agency: Incomplete cross-border tunnel discovered in Nogales NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents and Mexican federal police discovered an incomplete cross-border tunnel under a parking lot in Nogales. The agency said Friday the tunnel spotted Wednesday was connected to a storm drain that runs into the United States from Mexico. Border...
23:17, 2019-05-31

Hackers breached Bulgaria’s tax agency and leaked the data of 5M people Bulgaria has suffered what has been described as the biggest data leak in its history. The stolen data, which hackers emailed to local media on July 15, originates from the country’s tax reporting service – the National Revenue Agency (NRA). The breach contains the personal data of 5 million citizen...
14:51, 2019-07-16

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing. In a confidential quarterly report distributed to member states Friday and s...
16:17, 2019-05-31

Cummings fights 'baseless' allegations against wife's non-profit agency House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings is fighting back against allegations that his wife’s nonprofit organization violated its tax-exempt status and posed a potential conflict-of-interest with the work of his congressional panel....
19:51, 2019-05-28

International Energy Agency: nuclear needed for climate goal BERLIN (AP) — The International Energy Agency says the premature closure of nuclear power plants and failure to build new ones could make it harder to meet global targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. The Paris-based agency said Tuesday that “lack of further lifetime extensions of exis...
18:17, 2019-05-28

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Hollywood's biggest talent agency owner is finally going public Ari Emanuel's talent agency owner Endeavor is finally going public. The company released it's long-awaited IPO prospectus on Thursday. The company will list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "EDR."...
21:17, 2019-05-23

UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deaths The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030...
18:51, 2019-05-23

UN health agency issues 1st strategy to address snake bites LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030. Nearly 3 million people are bitten by potentially poisonous snakes every year, resulting in as ma...
12:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. election cybersecurity agency staff 'strained to the breaking point' As the U.S. government prepares to defend the 2020 presidential election from cyber threats, the federal agency charged with helping administer elections, the Election Assistance Commission, says it is “strained to the breaking point,” according to Chairwoman Christy McCormick....
05:00, 2019-05-23

Lakers feel they ‘got played’ by Kawhi Leonard in free agency The Lakers had designs on putting together an elite trio this summer. They traded for Anthony Davis to put him alongside LeBron James, and in the process created enough cap space to sign Kawhi Leonard. But Leonard instead signed with the rival Clippers after convincing Paul George to ask out of Okla...
19:51, 2019-07-22

EPA chief hints agency may soften auto mileage rollback The 2018 proposal from the EPA and Department of Transportation recommended capping emissions and mileage requirements at 2020 levels, along with several options that would require annual improvements....
20:34, 2019-09-10

Probe Agency's Custody Of Ratul Puri Extended By 5 Days A Delhi court on Wednesday extended by five days the Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody of Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in a money laundering case related to......
17:17, 2019-09-11

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
06:34, 2019-07-20

Mexico’s refugee agency asks UN for help amid application surge MEXICO CITY – Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico’s tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday. Mexico is on track for 60,000 asylum a...
22:34, 2019-05-22

India Contributes $5 Million To UN Agency Working For Palestinian Refugees India on Tuesday contributed USD 5 million to the UN Palestine refugee agency and called for ensuring sustained fiscal support for the organisation's work....
06:17, 2019-08-07

Bolsonaro pick for Funai agency horrifies indigenous leaders Marcelo Xavier da Silva is police officer linked to agribusinessFormer agency employee: ‘I am scared of him’ Indigenous leaders and specialists working with Brazil’s nearly one million tribal people have been stunned and disconcerted by the appointment of a federal police officer with strong connect...
12:17, 2019-07-21

HUD seeks financial probe of Puerto Rico agency set to get $8.2 billion Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has asked the department’s inspector general to open a financial investigation into the Puerto Rican agency set to get over $8 billion in disaster relief funds....
01:51, 2019-09-11

Leak suggests UN agency self-censors on climate crisis after US pressure International Organization for Migration apparently amends programme documentation to avoid conflict with US ‘political sensitivities’Leaked communications suggest that the UN’s migration agency is censoring itself on the climate crisis and the global compact on migration, following pressure from th...
12:00, 2019-09-11

U.S. agency says Trump, Bush can review Kavanaugh records request The U.S. agency responsible for preserving government records said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump and former President George W. Bush can review a request by House Democrats for the records of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh....
20:00, 2019-08-07

June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate....
01:34, 2019-07-19

Zakir Naik Got Donations From Unknown ''Well-Wishers'': Probe Agency Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik received crores of funds in his and his trusts' bank accounts from unidentified "well-wishers" over the years for his speeches that spread "hatred and incited......
19:00, 2019-05-26

Chandrayaan-2 To Reach Moon By August 20, Says Space Agency ISRO India's second moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2, put into earth orbit on July 22, is scheduled to reach the Moon by August 20, the Indian space agency said on Wednesday....
15:00, 2019-07-24

16 Accused Of Forming Terror Outfit Sent To Custody Of Probe Agency NIA A special NIA court Friday granted the probe agency eight-day custody of 16 accused arrested for allegedly attempting to set up a terror outfit, "Ansarullah", and collecting funds to carry out attacks......
23:51, 2019-07-19

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
17:51, 2019-05-21

One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds: new UN health agency report Despite progress in national prevention strategies, one person dies by suicide every 40 seconds, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General lamented on Monday, highlighting key findings of the agency’s latest report on global suicide estimates....
02:00, 2019-09-10

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
21:34, 2019-05-24

Probe Agency Bars Officials At Its Headquarters From Talking To Media The Enforcement Directorate has issued an order that virtually gags its officials posted at its headquarters in New Delhi from interacting with journalists and said non-adherence to the new directive......
20:34, 2019-05-21

CBP leader insists border agency did not violate law over migrant detainee DNA The leader of the Department of Homeland Security’s border agency insisted Monday that the agency did not break the law, even though an independent government watchdog recently found that it is in violation of federal law for failing to collect DNA from those in its custody....
09:34, 2019-09-10

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
06:01, 2019-05-22

Ex-Directors Of Crisis-Hit Lending Firm IL&FS Raided By Probe Agency The Enforcement Directrate is carrying out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of crisis-hit lending firm IL&FS in Mumbai in connection with an alleged money-laundering probe....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Traffic safety agency says its critics are wrong about its lack of toughness NHTSA is not doing a sufficient job at proactively protecting consumers from unsafe cars, safety advocates say.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-23

21 arrested in multi-agency sexual predator operation in Tucson TUCSON- In a multi-agency operation targeting sexual predators that prey on children, 21 men were taken into custody in the Tucson area. In May, the Tucson Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children Unit invited 11 agencies to participate in a sexual predator sting. Through the dates...
09:00, 2019-08-08

Millions in Zimbabwe facing starvation after severe droughts, UN agency says More than two million people in Zimbabwe are facing starvation after a severe drought that affected food harvests, the World Food Programme said in a report....
01:00, 2019-08-08

Former Pakistan PM Shahid Abbasi Arrested By Anti-Corruption Agency Pakistan's anti-corruption agency arrested former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday, drawing a furious response from opposition parties, which accused the government of trying to silence......
14:34, 2019-07-18

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
14:34, 2019-05-22

Wizards planning a deliberate, creative approach to free agency Washington plans to build its roster "thoughtfully, patiently, efficiently," said Tommy Sheppard, its senior vice president of basketball operations....
03:17, 2019-06-30

76ers emerge from inventive free agency as true contenders Elton Brand threaded the needle during the first 24 hours of free agency, fashioning Philadelphia into a contender by retooling his talented core and poaching a star from a bitter rival....
08:00, 2019-07-03

NYC tech agency failed to oversee wireless network: report New York City’s problem-plagued internal wireless network crashed in April in part because its telecommunications agency failed to oversee the global defense contractor hired to run the system, a report released Friday says. The 33-page assessment report, prepared by Gartner Consulting at the ...
03:17, 2019-06-22

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen....
18:17, 2019-07-02

#MeToo anti-harassment treaty adopted by UN labor agency The International Labor Organization (ILO) has adopted a new treaty against violence and harassment in the workplace. Sparked by the #MeToo movement, six countries still abstained from the plans, including Russia....
16:51, 2019-06-21

Nets deal their way closer to dream free-agency scenario The Nets hosted the NBA draft Thursday, but general manager Sean Marks’ moves sure looked like he had an eye toward free agency as well, clearing space for a run at Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. Free agency starts June 30, and one highly placed source told The Post it will be “transformational” for...
12:00, 2019-06-21

Canadian Transportation Agency launches probe into WestJet over complaint The Canadian Transportation Agency said on Friday it had launched an inquiry to determine if WestJet Airlines Ltd's tariffs related to schedule changes were "just and reasonable"....
23:34, 2019-08-16

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencies, which reaches back to the New Deal. Alito’s comments and a dissenting opinion from another ...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Celtics draft young scorers as they trudge into free agency Facing uncertainty, Celtics pick up Indiana guard Romeo Langford, Tennessee forward Robert Williams in busy NBA draft       ...
09:00, 2019-06-21

July 2019 was the hottest month ever recorded, US agency confirms July was the hottest month since records began in 1880, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has confirmed. The heat also melted Arctic Sea ice to record lows....
13:34, 2019-08-16

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, the mission will include a mothership and two “daug...
03:51, 2019-06-21