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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

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6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
13:51, 2019-06-17

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
00:17, 2019-07-15

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

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
15:51, 2019-07-14

Quake with 7.3 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: USGS An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported....
12:00, 2019-07-14

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicenter....
21:17, 2019-07-07

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
18:51, 2019-07-16

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
20:34, 2019-07-07

Magnitude 7.3 quake damages homes in eastern Indonesia A strong, shallow earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia’s North Maluku province, damaging some houses and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters...
16:51, 2019-07-14

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
01:51, 2019-07-08

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) s...
23:51, 2019-07-15

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
08:34, 2019-06-24

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 miles) southeast of the village of Lagunas and 158 ...
12:17, 2019-05-26

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and was centered 47 miles (75 kilometers) south-southeas...
17:00, 2019-05-26

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
02:34, 2019-07-13

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
20:17, 2019-06-16

USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru. The post USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:17, 2019-05-26

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake A 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck Southern California, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake — the largest to hit the region in decades — made buildings in LA rock for several seconds, according to CNN. Diane Ruggiero, general manager ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
15:17, 2019-07-06

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
10:00, 2019-07-06

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
16:00, 2019-05-26

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
01:51, 2019-07-15

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
07:17, 2019-06-16

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
01:34, 2019-07-05

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Has Californians on Their Toes The strongest of hundreds of aftershocks jolted Southern California on Friday morning, the day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in Los Angeles and elsewhere....
18:34, 2019-07-05

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

California braced for more aftershocks after 7.1 magnitude earthquake Powerful tremor strikes 125 miles north of Los Angeles Communities already assessing damage from 4 July quakeEmergency officials in southern California’s high desert are braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparke...
15:17, 2019-07-06

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:51, 2019-07-04

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
11:00, 2019-07-17

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with injuries, none of them serious. The Athens Instit...
23:00, 2019-07-19

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

California earthquake: Magnitude 6.4 temblor rocks state A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
21:00, 2019-07-04

7.1 magnitude earthquake in California rocks buildings - video A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday, resulted in fires, damaged buildings and roads, and swaying rollercoasters. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 magnitude quake on 4 July, was the most powerful in the region for 20 years. There were no immediate reports of major d...
15:17, 2019-07-06

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people. The earthquake had a depth of 5...
11:51, 2019-06-23

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:19 p.m. local time Thursday at a depth of 10 kilometers and its epicenter was 79.9...
04:01, 2019-06-14

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
07:17, 2019-06-06

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake recorded in Southern California: USGS A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded in Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey and a European quake monitor said, a day after the strongest quake in the region in 25 years....
06:34, 2019-07-06

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:01, 2019-05-22

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicenter around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest—the second major quake to hit the region in two days.Read more......
00:51, 2019-07-07

7.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
22:17, 2019-05-30

Colin Cowherd reacts on air as 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles Just before a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday shook Southern California, Colin Cowherd was talking about the Browns. In fact, Cowherd had just mentioned the names of ex-Giants Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon before abruptly pausing. “We are having an earthquake … in Los Angeles...
00:01, 2019-07-05

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Survey, the quake occurred shortly after 8 p.m. loca...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the city centre have been evacuated after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the city.The epicentre of the ea...
06:51, 2019-06-24

1 Dead, 26 Injured As Strong 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Peru A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring......
21:34, 2019-05-27

1 Killed, Dozens Injured As 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said....
16:34, 2019-07-08

Here's What Southern California's 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Looked Like Interrupting Four Sports Events Southern California was hit with a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday night, the second quake that part of the country had experienced in two days. The seismic activity was enough to interrupt four sporting events that were going on at the time, including one World Series of Poker tournament that ha...
06:51, 2019-07-07

U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador. The post U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
08:17, 2019-07-06

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga on the island of Sumatra on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage....
12:51, 2019-06-03

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
02:34, 2019-06-28

Quake of magnitude 6.6 strikes west of Australia's Broome: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia's beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday, with residents saying the impact shook some buildings and pushed groceries off shelves....
12:00, 2019-07-14

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
07:17, 2019-06-23

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
09:34, 2019-06-19

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was centered in a thinly populated area 233 kilometers...
06:17, 2019-06-24

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. It was felt in parts of Indonesia a...
06:51, 2019-06-24

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
08:34, 2019-06-24

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
13:17, 2019-05-26

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
06:51, 2019-06-18

Videos capture the terrifying moment sports games and a live newscast abruptly stop during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in California @Evan_Rosenfeld/CBSN Videos shared on social media captured the powerful, preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which shook areas in Southern California, Nevada, and Mexico on Friday evening. A live newscast on KCAL-TV was also abruptly put on hold after the earthquake hit the newsroom: Visit Busin...
02:51, 2019-07-07

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
15:00, 2019-07-19

California earthquake: Celebs including Kylie Jenner and Nicky Minaj left shaken as larger 7.1 magnitude quake hits Celebrities including Kylie Jenner and Nicki Minaj were left shaken after a second earthquake rattled southern California, the largest to strike in two decades....
15:51, 2019-07-06

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan — prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than three feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck Tuesday night off the western coast of Yamagata, about 30 miles southwest of the city o...
17:34, 2019-06-18

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, briefly halted nearby bullet trains, but did not dera...
22:00, 2019-05-25

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
09:51, 2019-07-16

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
01:51, 2019-05-28

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
19:34, 2019-07-05

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
01:51, 2019-07-10

4 Earthquakes Hit Arunachal In 24 Hours, Highest Among Them 5.5 Magnitude Four earthquakes of 5.5, 5.6, 3.8 and 4.9 magnitudes hit Arunachal Pradesh one after another on Friday and the early hours this morning, the Meteorological Department said....
05:17, 2019-07-20

Tornado confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania The National Weather Service says a tornado has been confirmed in eastern Pennsylvania. Damaged homes are reported in Berks and Chester counties but there were no immediate reports of injuries. (May 29)        ...
11:17, 2019-05-29

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
22:34, 2019-05-22

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spread of the virus....
17:00, 2019-07-15

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros' Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Germany (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
17:00, 2019-06-22

At least a dozen killed in floods in eastern India Rain-triggered floods and mudslides have left a trail of destruction across northeastern India, killing at least a dozen people and affecting over a million...
15:17, 2019-07-13

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
09:17, 2019-07-12

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branch crashed onto them in Blankensee in the northeast...
09:51, 2019-06-13

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
12:17, 2019-05-22

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
09:17, 2019-05-30

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes over the past week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
02:34, 2019-07-13

The Latest: Montana man drowns in eastern Missouri lake PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Authorities say a 57-year-old Montana man has drowned in an eastern Missouri lake where water levels have been high because of recent rains. The Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Division identified t...
04:34, 2019-06-01

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
06:51, 2019-06-03

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone Ukraine's new president has visited military positions in the country's east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years....
01:17, 2019-05-28

Maoist rebels kill five policemen in eastern India Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces....
19:34, 2019-06-14

Eastern, Central U.S. to sizzle in weekend heat wave A heat wave threatening temperatures as high as 110 degrees F (43 C) from Friday through the weekend moved toward the eastern and central United States, igniting safety warnings....
22:34, 2019-07-18

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
00:00, 2019-07-10

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a family fairytale in a region that has been both vilifie...
19:01, 2019-05-21

First Ebola patient in eastern DRC's largest city dies Priest’s death in Goma raises fears virus could spread more widely across CongoThe first Ebola patient in the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has died, authorities have said.The spread of the virus to Goma, a city of roughly 1 million people and a regional transport ...
15:51, 2019-07-16

Over 400 Riders Participate In Harley-Davidson Eastern H.O.G. Rally The two-day event in Raipur, Chhattisgarh was attended by H.O.G. members from across the country. A new chapter, called "The Iron Ore Chapter" was launched in the 8th Eastern H.O.G. Rally....
14:01, 2019-07-03

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conferenc...
07:34, 2019-05-22

Police stop far-right band performances in eastern Germany The rock bands had violated the rules set for the concert, according to police in the German state of Thuringia. Far-right groups regularly hold rock concerts in eastern Germany, drawing hundreds of people....
19:34, 2019-07-06

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
16:34, 2019-05-25

Watch EA's pre-E3 Play event starting at 12:30PM Eastern EA is about to kick off E3 in earnest with its pre-expo Play event, and it's unsurprisingly offering gamers a chance to tune in. The company is streaming Play starting at 12:30PM Eastern with a slew of news on the slate. You won't hear more about A......
22:51, 2019-06-08

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching the rhino and her calf remotely using cameras to ...
21:17, 2019-05-22

Why Is This Senator Beefing With the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians? On Wednesday, seemingly out of nowhere, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina published a scathing column in the Charlotte Observer headlined, “Cherokee Indians are bullying other NC tribes.”...
23:00, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
08:17, 2019-05-22

5.4 magnitude aftershock rocks Southern California following strongest quake in decades A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
14:34, 2019-07-05

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Aftershocks from California’s latest 7.1 magnitude quake could occur for years: expert There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey....
17:00, 2019-07-06

Southern California could see more magnitude 6 earthquakes 'in the next week,' as temblors become 'wake-up call' After two major earthquakes within days in Southern California, seismologists are warning the area could see additional sizable temblors within the next week. ...
19:34, 2019-07-07

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local officials said....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. The preacher managed to pass three different health checkpoints along the...
13:34, 2019-07-16

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immediate word on casualties. Police official Jan Aga says it’s too early to identify the target of Friday’s attack that took place in KabulR...
07:00, 2019-05-31

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
22:51, 2019-05-27

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice Road. A tight, brain-teasing card game, Spice Road...
16:34, 2019-05-21

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Four....
23:34, 2019-06-12

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
23:34, 2019-05-23

Eastern Kentucky University President To Serve On NCAA Forum RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The president of Eastern Kentucky University has been selected to represent the Ohio Valley Conference on the NCAA’s Division 1 presidential forum. Michael Benson was chosen at the May 31 meeting of the board of the conference’s presidents. His term begins Sept. 1. T...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
17:17, 2019-05-30

Timmermans faces Eastern resistance for top EU job; search for ECB head postponed Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans has emerged as the favorite to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday ahead of a summit in Brussels, but faces resistance from eastern European countries....
19:17, 2019-06-30

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two years after the 2016 referendum, the series explores questions around home and identity Continue readin...
10:51, 2019-05-24

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. He scored 25 p...
16:00, 2019-05-22

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month. A government health bulletin released Wednesday says 170 children are being treated at hospitals in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur...
11:34, 2019-06-19

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
01:34, 2019-07-20

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
21:34, 2019-06-13

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
01:17, 2019-05-31

Raptors even Eastern Conference finals with blowout Game 4 win over Bucks The Eastern Conference finals is tied 2-2 heading back to Milwaukee after the Raptors won Game 4 vs. the Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday.        ...
07:00, 2019-05-22

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
01:34, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 2-Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami....
08:17, 2019-06-24

Raytheon nabs $110M contract for cybersecurity for Middle Eastern country Raytheon Co. announced a $110 million contract on Monday to develop and deploy cybersecurity equipment for an unnamed country in the Middle East North Africa region....
01:51, 2019-07-17

UPDATE 3-Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages....
21:51, 2019-07-19

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
03:00, 2019-06-29

U.N. demands release of abducted lawmaker and Haftar critic in eastern Libya The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) demanded on Thursday the immediate release of lawmaker, Siham Sergewa, and her husband who were reportedly abducted at their house in the eastern city of Benghazi overnight....
00:51, 2019-07-19

Migration from eastern Europe raises German population to record high Germany's population reached a record high of more than 83 million people last year, largely because migration, most of which came from eastern Europe, data showed on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-07-16

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
23:17, 2019-05-25

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last week wrote an emotionally charged letter to Abdel Fat...
13:34, 2019-05-25

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education Project....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Runaway barges hit eastern Oklahoma dam amid chaotic Midwest storms Two barges carrying thousands of pounds of fertilizer broke loose from their moorings Wednesday night and floated down the swollen Arkansas River before slamming into a dam, according to multiple reports....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Transnistria: Russia's satellite state an open wound in Eastern Europe Less than 200 kilometers separate Transnistria from the European Union's eastern frontier, on the Romanian border. Yet the tiny sliver of disputed territory might as well be on another planet....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Turkey to send fourth ship to eastern Mediterranean: energy minister Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said on Tuesday....
15:17, 2019-07-16

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
11:51, 2019-05-24

Fifty shades of grey: great towers of the eastern bloc – in pictures David Navarro and Martyna Sobecka photographed postwar estates across central and eastern Europe, finding strange, stark beauty in these concrete giantsEastern Blocks: Concrete Landscapes of the Former Eastern Bloc is published by Zupagrafika Continue reading......
10:51, 2019-07-03

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabbed a slim first-quarter lead and spent the rest of...
07:51, 2019-05-22

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
21:34, 2019-05-22

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast....
23:00, 2019-07-20

Temperatures soar to 102 degrees in Serbia as heatwave moves toward central, eastern Europe World Weather Attribution said that every heatwave occurring in Europe today "is made more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change."        ...
18:51, 2019-07-02

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
18:51, 2019-06-13

Islamic State claims car bombs at Libya's eastern forces camp in Derna Islamic State claimed responsibility on Thursday for two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit belonging to the eastern forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA) in Derna earlier this week, the group's Al-Nabaa newspaper said....
00:51, 2019-06-07

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
05:17, 2019-07-18

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
09:00, 2019-06-02

Raptors vs Bucks live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the drama of the seven game series play out with this TechRadar Bucks vs Raptors NBA live stream guide....
16:51, 2019-05-23

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
09:17, 2019-07-10

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help The Islamic Defenders Front, known for vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution, has over the past 15 years repurposed its militia into a force that’s as adept at searching for earthquake victims as it is at inspiring fear...
10:00, 2019-06-11

6 die in Indonesia riots; Widodo says he won’t allow unrest JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday night...
15:51, 2019-05-22

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s presidential election. The clashes began Tuesday ni...
15:00, 2019-05-22

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
07:17, 2019-06-16

Earthquake Readiness At least half of the world’s largest cities are considered at moderate or high risk of a major earthquake. Fears of the next “Big One” affect such major population centers as Tokyo, Mumbai, Jakarta, Mexico City, Manila, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Istanbul and Tehran. With the world becom...
09:51, 2019-07-10

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a large quake has registered in the same area. Initial reports suggested the seismic activity caused some building damage, injuries and multiple fires....
08:17, 2019-07-06

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four months of 2019....
17:51, 2019-05-21

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken skins at locations in other countries, but INSIDER ...
13:17, 2019-06-06

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
15:00, 2019-06-10

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing. East Java police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera said Tuesday the Arim Jaya was traveling from Sumenep on Madura island to...
14:17, 2019-06-18

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
13:17, 2019-07-04

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia’s strong economic growth prospects, which ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
17:34, 2019-05-23

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
16:34, 2019-06-19

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
23:34, 2019-07-15

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a diverse economy that’s causing excitement for...
00:51, 2019-06-21

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., northeast of Los Angeles. The National Weather Service...
20:00, 2019-07-04

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
23:34, 2019-07-08

Security bolstered as challenge to Indonesia vote begins JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Authorities bolstered security in the Indonesian capital as hearings began in a court challenge to the results of April’s presidential election. The losing candidate Prabowo Subianto claims there was massive electoral fraud and is asking the Constitutional Court to in...
11:17, 2019-06-14

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter lost contact five minutes after taking off Friday from Oksibil, the capital of the mo...
15:51, 2019-06-28

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
14:17, 2019-06-29

Indonesia frees Canadian convicted in child sex case Indonesia has freed a Canadian teacher who maintains he was wrongfully convicted in 2015 of sexually abusing children at an international school in Jakarta...
08:51, 2019-07-12

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
03:17, 2019-06-15

Indonesia arrests suspected leader of Jemaah Islamiyah JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police say they have arrested a man believed to be the leader of the al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network who has eluded capture since 2003. National Police spokesman Dedi Prasetyo said Monday that Para Wijayanto was arrested by counterterrorism police with h...
14:00, 2019-07-01

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
19:00, 2019-07-14

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
16:17, 2019-06-21

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
05:34, 2019-07-11

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
06:17, 2019-07-12

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
07:01, 2019-07-07

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
13:51, 2019-06-17

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an airport in the tourist island of Lombok with methyl...
16:34, 2019-05-21

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi Setiawan said the first arrest was on May 20 when ...
13:17, 2019-05-31

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total of 154 million cast in the world’s third-largest de...
19:01, 2019-05-21

Deadly clashes erupt in Indonesia after president is reelected Demonstrators rioted in the capital and burned vehicles to protest President Joko Widodo’s victory, despite widespread consensus that the election was largely well run....
11:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
11:34, 2019-05-28

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result in the country’s highest court. Official coun...
16:34, 2019-05-21

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media...
11:34, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were announced. Police chief Tito Karnavian told a news...
11:51, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Indonesia's top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in the capital Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate....
12:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
15:34, 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
18:34, 2019-05-22

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
19:00, 2019-05-22

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
14:17, 2019-05-24

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia’s presidential election is expected to file a court challenge as calm returned to the capital following a spasm of apparently orchestrated violence...
07:34, 2019-05-23

Indonesia election: Protesters clash with police in Jakarta Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protest in the streets of Jakarta. Subianto's campaign has said it would challenge the election results....
06:34, 2019-05-22

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition candidate Prabowo Subainto clashed with security fo...
09:17, 2019-05-22

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
15:17, 2019-05-31

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
11:17, 2019-06-18

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
02:51, 2019-07-05

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries. “...
13:51, 2019-05-30

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level IV intensity has been detected.” It worked g...
18:34, 2019-07-17

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports of damage. The USGS at the University of Memphis s...
04:34, 2019-06-07

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
02:17, 2019-07-05

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
01:17, 2019-07-07

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A 6.9 magnitude earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping a powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The quake on Friday hit near the Ridgecrest area in Kern County at about 8:20 p.m. and lasted for about a minute, the US Geological Survey said. Th...
07:00, 2019-07-06

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? Tucson- As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station located in the Catalina Mountains. With the latest 7.1 ma...
13:34, 2019-07-08

California earthquake may have killed man in Nevada The only fatality from last week’s series of earthquakes in California may have been in Nevada, where a man’s body was found pinned under his Jeep after the vehicle fell off its jacks, according to reports. Deputies with the Nye County Sheriff’s Office found the 56-year-old man Tuesday afternoon und...
18:00, 2019-07-10

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
18:51, 2019-07-06

Jakarta governor says six dead in Indonesia post-election unrest Six people died in civil unrest that gripped parts of Jakarta on Tuesday night after the election commission confirmed that President Joko Widodo won last month's election, the governor of the Indonesian capital said....
08:17, 2019-05-22

At least 24 suspected dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory - police At least 24 people are suspected to have died in a fire at a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, according to a police official....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings....
09:34, 2019-07-16

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by fire, killing 30 people. North Sumatra province police spokesman Tatan Dirsan Atmaja said Sunday that the three suspects could each face five years in ...
14:00, 2019-06-23

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
10:34, 2019-05-22

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on social media. The clashes began Tuesday night when s...
14:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia president calls for unity after court upholds his election win Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld the victory of President Joko Widodo in April's election, dismissing allegations by the opposition that the vote to lead the world's third-biggest democracy was rigged....
19:00, 2019-06-27

Six die, protests swell as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, according to Jakarta's governor, six people were killed....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia drafting rules to apply VAT on online products and services Indonesia is drafting new rules to impose value added tax to online products and services provided by offshore companies, as authorities target a bigger slice of revenue from the country's fast-growing digital market, a top tax official told Reuters....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
21:17, 2019-06-27

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for “massive” fraud is mainly printouts of n...
11:51, 2019-05-29

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
01:34, 2019-07-04

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
16:34, 2019-05-24

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violence....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued to provide updates on the country’s inordinate number of natural disasters even as he suffered lung ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent President Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
15:34, 2019-05-25

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
08:34, 2019-06-14

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
17:51, 2019-07-05

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
09:17, 2019-07-12

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesday....
13:51, 2019-06-12

Indonesia sends rubbish back to Australia and says it's too contaminated to recycle Indonesian officials say containers of paper contaminated by electronic waste, used cans and plastic bottlesIndonesia says it will immediately send eight containers of household rubbish back to Australia after inspectors declared the material too contaminated to be recycled.It is the latest in a ser...
10:51, 2019-07-09

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022 Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country....
17:34, 2019-07-18

Malnutrition, disease kill at least 139 displaced in Indonesia's Papua - group Thousands of people in Indonesia's easternmost province of Papua have been displaced by fighting between soldiers and separatists, and at least 139 of them have died from malnutrition and disease, an aid group said on Thursday....
15:34, 2019-07-18

METALS-Nickel rises on Indonesia supply disruption fears Nickel prices advanced on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainless steel....
08:34, 2019-06-17

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
12:17, 2019-07-07

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks from another seismic event — from 60 years ago....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
21:51, 2019-07-13

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last week, and seismologists have warned of an increased ...
11:34, 2019-07-14

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Peru earthquake leaves one dead and several injured One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
18:51, 2019-05-26

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest af...
08:17, 2019-07-06

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
08:17, 2019-07-15

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
02:34, 2019-07-06

Colin Cowherd experienced his first earthquake on live TV Colin Cowherd paused his sports talk show Thursday when an earthquake in Southern California caused his desk to shake.       ...
09:51, 2019-07-05

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 12, Injures Over 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
15:17, 2019-06-18

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody of the children’s song Yuyake Koyake chimes acros...
05:51, 2019-06-13

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka keeps set going right through an earthquake In times of crisis, we all hope that we would be able to remain calm instead of the more common response of widespread panic. But comedian Atsuko Okatsuka took things to the next level during the recent California earthquake at The Ice House in Pasadena, as a stressful situation (performing stand-up...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
19:51, 2019-06-18

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
17:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
10:00, 2019-07-12

Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streetsSix people are dead and more than 200 are injured, according to Jakarta’s governor, after mobs clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesi...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
19:00, 2019-06-27

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation......
06:00, 2019-06-29

Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia PARIS (AP) — Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The post Boeing executive says ‘sorry’ to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia appeared first on LEX18.com....
12:17, 2019-06-17

Indonesia to limit social media features to prevent hoaxes: minister Indonesia will partially block social media to prevent the spread of hoaxes after violence in the capital, Jakarta, following the announcement of official election results, the chief security minister said on Wednesday....
13:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
17:51, 2019-05-25

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
16:51, 2019-05-21

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the stainless steel ingredient....
06:00, 2019-06-17

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
19:51, 2019-07-09

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least Six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia Frees Canadian Accused of Using Magical Powers to Abuse Children Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
11:00, 2019-07-12

Garuda Indonesia bans in-flight photos after being mocked for handwritten menu Popular video blogger whose image of the menu went viral now faces police inquiryIndonesia’s national airline has come under fire for banning the taking of in-flight photos and videos after a popular video blogger posted an image online showing a handwritten menu he was handed in business class.The ...
09:34, 2019-07-18

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President As Rival Cries Foul Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday after the surprise early announcement of official results in Indonesia's election showed Joko Widodo re-elected leader of the world's......
15:01, 2019-05-21

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry said....
14:17, 2019-06-17

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
18:34, 2019-05-30

With Joko Widodo’s Re-election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the middle of play with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter, the Pelicans leading the Knicks, 80-74, after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Thomas & Mack Cent...
08:34, 2019-07-06

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
21:01, 2019-06-18

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-18

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will be sending 29 MEPs to Brussels as, having come out ...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 and was located off the western coast of Yamagata ...
17:51, 2019-06-18

| WATCH: Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of the state with a magnitude of 6.4.The earthquake’s...
02:17, 2019-07-05

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy waves. One body of water in Winnetka, Calif., splas...
00:34, 2019-07-05

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
20:17, 2019-07-13

Californians jolted by aftershock following strongest earthquake in 25 years A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
19:17, 2019-07-05

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
13:34, 2019-07-06

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t escape the notice of humanity’s ever-growing satel...
23:00, 2019-07-08

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll and other commanders had just signed on to test the FirstNet network on thei...
08:00, 2019-06-13

The Latest: Earthquake rattles Tokyo before Trump visit TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s state visit to Japan. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A relatively strong earthquake rattled Tokyo just before President Donald Trump’s arrival Saturday but there was no danger of a tsunami. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the qua...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves...
11:34, 2019-05-22

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
12:34, 2019-07-07

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
07:00, 2019-07-07

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
00:00, 2019-07-07

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday, after the southern part of the state was hit by a second significan...
21:17, 2019-07-06

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
17:34, 2019-07-09

WNBA looking at dates to makeup game suspended by earthquake The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California       ...
09:34, 2019-07-09

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

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggests Australia could quickly solve the problem of Indonesia and other countries rejecting its waste if governments invested in recycling manufacturing as promised and required the use of ...
05:51, 2019-07-11

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
12:51, 2019-05-25

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
14:51, 2019-06-19

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian police fired tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results showed President Joko Widodo had been comfortably re-elected, a Reuters witness said....
02:34, 2019-05-22

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews huge column of ash during latest eruption – video Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sent a huge plume of thick ash 7km high into the sky during an eruption on 9 June. Residents living near the volcano were urged to use masks when ash rains down and those living along the rivers upstream were warned of cold lava floods during rains. There ...
19:51, 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
02:51, 2019-05-26

'Dangerous' heat wave to scorch central, eastern US this week The hottest weather of the summer is poised to spread across much of the central and then eastern US over the next several days.        ...
19:34, 2019-07-16

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
21:34, 2019-05-28

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
05:17, 2019-05-24

From Disneyland to Dodger Stadium: Videos capture second earthquake in California Videos posted on social media show pools overflowing and lamps swinging during a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-06

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
19:34, 2019-07-10

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck. Francis traveled to the town of Camerino,...
15:17, 2019-06-16

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake the region has seen in nearly 20 years, but voiced c...
16:17, 2019-07-07

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:51, 2019-05-28

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
13:51, 2019-06-16

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
18:34, 2019-07-10

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
02:51, 2019-07-07

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
13:51, 2019-07-06

7.1 Earthquake Hits Southern California; Houses Damaged, Say Firefighters Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
07:17, 2019-07-06

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day after the most powerful earthquake to strike the r...
18:34, 2019-07-06

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
15:34, 2019-05-25

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Ministry of Emergency Management said hundreds of firefi...
10:51, 2019-06-18

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our local, state, National Guard, and private sector partners, are...
05:17, 2019-06-03

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded....
23:17, 2019-06-05

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
15:51, 2019-06-03

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks’ 7-1 win over Mets PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly struck out a career-high 10, Ketel Marte hit a long homer and had three RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 7-1 on Sunday. Marte hit his first career leadoff home run against Steven Matz (4-4), a 482-foot shot that matched Texas’ Nomar Mazara ...
05:17, 2019-06-03

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
03:17, 2019-07-12

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
10:51, 2019-06-09

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday. Scherzer (8-5) returned to Comerica Park for the first time since leaving as a free agent after the 2014 seas...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia. The post Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia appeared first ...
18:34, 2019-06-16

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of the capital, near Magoula, at a depth of about 8 mi...
18:00, 2019-07-19

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The series of images above shows the island in April an...
22:17, 2019-07-05

Zion Williamson-RJ Barrett clash postponed after fourth-quarter earthquake LAS VEGAS — It was quite a scene for this Zion Williamson-versus-RJ Barrett showdown, with LeBron James and Anthony Davis sitting baseline and Knicks owner James Dolan dropping in at sold-out Thomas & Mack Center on Friday night before a 6.9 earthquake delayed the game. Both former Duke stars were c...
06:51, 2019-07-06

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the US Geolog...
15:51, 2019-07-19

Why the July 4 earthquake didn't trigger a ShakeAlert LA early warning notification The nation's first publicly available earthquake early warning mobile app was launched earlier this year as part of a pilot program designed to give Los Angeles County residents a few seconds of warning before the shaking, NBC reports....
16:34, 2019-07-05

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
21:51, 2019-06-19

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Washington Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Friday night. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National League with 136 strikeouts. He gave up two runs and three hits, including hom...
05:51, 2019-06-15

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go. That from a U.S. official. The official, who was not authorized to ...
10:17, 2019-06-21

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night. The No. 1 seed Bulldogs will face No. 2 seed Florida Atlantic in an elimination gam...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times reported....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Alvelo strikes out 16; Washington tops Oklahoma St 1-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women’s College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice t...
07:00, 2019-06-02

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
05:51, 2019-07-20

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
01:51, 2019-05-27

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had reportedly approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a US drone. A decision to pull back was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually hanging out on the back of a subway car wearing a Ya...
07:51, 2019-05-24

McDonald's Strikes Delivery Deal with DoorDash DoorDash Inc. will start making deliveries from McDonald’s Corp. restaurants in Houston later this month, a blow to Uber Technologies Inc.’s deal to ferry the burger giant’s food to customers in the U.S....
20:17, 2019-07-16

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
05:51, 2019-06-20

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member of the Senate Intelligence and Armed Services Comm...
23:17, 2019-06-23

After strikes, West Virginia teachers being tested again CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Teachers in West Virginia walked out of the classroom last year and sparked a national wave of strikes. They walked out this year too. Now they’re being tested again. It’s not clear, though, whether teachers have the clout to slow a Senate GOP education plan that...
22:17, 2019-06-05

American Inventiveness Strikes Again With Digital Fur Technology A bit from Jerry Seinfeld mocks scientists dedicating years to the development of seedless watermelon. He would have a field day with the innovation behind the real-life movie adaptation of “Cats.”...
19:51, 2019-07-19

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
00:51, 2019-06-22

The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan Draw deprives John Brennan of Area title. Simon Euan-Smith reports from ringside The post The ‘challenger’s curse’ strikes John Brennan appeared first on Boxing News....
15:51, 2019-07-02

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
11:51, 2019-06-22

Air strikes hit north of Yemen's capital: Al-Masirah TV Air strikes by the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen targeted an area north of the capital Sanaa on Thursday, a television station run by Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi group said....
09:51, 2019-06-13

Mercosur strikes “strategic association” deal with the EU BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina says that South America’s Mercosur trade bloc has struck a “strategic association” trade deal with the European Union. The Argentine Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday that the “historic” agreement was clinched in the Be...
20:17, 2019-06-28

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, and scored two runs for Washingto...
06:51, 2019-05-29

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas Saudi Arabia has agreed to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new strategic direction for the kingdom as it seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
05:34, 2019-05-22

Severe weather strikes town NE of Indianapolis An Indiana town was heavily damaged by storms late Monday, including reports of two tornadoes. Emergency officials say about 4,000 people lost power and dozens of homes were damaged. (May 28)        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

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

Tornado Strikes Oklahoma City Suburb The storm hit El Reno late Saturday in the latest round of severe weather in the state. Officials said the number of injuries was still being determined....
08:34, 2019-05-26

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over the host Buffalo Bisons on Tuesday night. Tebow lo...
14:51, 2019-05-29

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
07:00, 2019-06-14

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
17:00, 2019-05-28

Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta. The post Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Indonesia woman faces jail time for recording boss’ lewd phone call, he is promoted An Indonesian woman who recorded her boss’ lewd phone call to prove that she was being harassed will serve at least six months in prison for distributing obscene material, meanwhile, her boss got a promotion....
22:34, 2019-07-05

Poker Bots, Earthquake Scars, and What to See at SDCC 2019: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego is coming this week, which means our team will be on the ground, providing you with on-the-scene coverage of pop culture and fandom as well as hoping our fellow attendees please, please exercise some acceptable minimum degree of basic thoughtfulness. But in th...
05:34, 2019-07-15

| US Independence Day | Earthquake hits California: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' | California desert town by epicentre of earthquake; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Hundreds of aftershocks follow Ridgecrest earthquake, California's strongest in 20 years The Fourth of July California earthquake was followed by hundreds of aftershocks rumbling near Ridgecrest, the epicenter for the magnitude 6.4 quake        ...
23:51, 2019-07-05

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
23:34, 2019-05-31

Nevada man died while fixing vehicle after 6.4 earthquake likely caused the car to fall off jack, police say A Nevada man likely died last week after a series of strong earthquakes in the West Coast may have caused a car he was fixing to come crashing down, pinning him underneath it, police said....
19:34, 2019-07-10

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
03:34, 2019-07-05

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. But despite the ever-present seismic threat, there’s a lot more West Coast cities could be doing to prepare their infrastructure and citizens for disast...
17:34, 2019-07-12

Strong earthquake hits near Greek capital of Athens, people trapped in elevators A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear.        ...
16:17, 2019-07-19

Strong earthquake sets off fires, damages desert city east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
21:51, 2019-07-04

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
12:34, 2019-06-06

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
03:51, 2019-06-20

Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile "Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday."...
22:34, 2019-06-11

Mike Clevinger strikes out 12 as Indians beat Tigers 7-2 Mike Clevinger matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, Oscar Mercado drove in two runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2       ...
06:34, 2019-07-18

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
04:51, 2019-07-02

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone Group is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses from Singapore-based GLP for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever and a big bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
14:17, 2019-06-03

United Technologies Strikes Deal to Acquire Raytheon United Technologies struck an all-stock deal to acquire military contractor Raytheon, continuing the sprawling industrial conglomerate’s transformation into a company focused on aerospace and defense....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Beerensteyn strikes as Netherlands beat Canada to top group The Netherlands' Anouk Dekker and Lineth Beerensteyn breached Canada's normally rock-solid defense with second-half goals to secure a 2-1 win that earned the Dutch top spot in Group E at the women's World Cup on Thursday....
00:34, 2019-06-21

Netflix strikes blockbuster Shepperton rental deal The entertainment streaming giant‎ Netflix will this week unveil a blockbuster deal to rent the bulk of the world-famous Shepperton studios in Surrey as part of its inexorable global expansion....
14:51, 2019-07-03

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia posted on Twitter a picture of him and his friend si...
03:17, 2019-06-13

The Phantom Of Winnipeg strikes again in an exclusive poster debut In most cities around the world, Brian De Palma’s 1974 rock opera-ish The Phantom Of The Paradise is a cult classic, appreciated mostly by self-proclaimed cinephiles with a taste for over-the-top strangeness. (As our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky describes it in a piece recommending the film: “[Phantom O...
21:51, 2019-07-08

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage props – let’s face it, he had a unique way with every...
11:34, 2019-05-30

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says the Battle Creek boy was riding when he was hit sho...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
16:51, 2019-07-01

Nketiah strikes late as Arsenal beat Bayern "Eddie Nketiah scored a late goal for Arsenal to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 in their opening clash of the International Champions Cup at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California on Wednesday."...
10:17, 2019-07-18

The clock strikes "sequel" in the first full trailer for HBO's Watchmen So far, the most fascinating thing about Damon Lindelof’s HBO Watchmen adaptation has been all the things it’s not doing—namely, following too closely in the footsteps of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ original graphic novel. Instead, the Regina King-starring series seems to be charting its own path, ...
06:51, 2019-07-21

Images of destruction: Tornado Strikes Jefferson City A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
18:51, 2019-05-23

Train In Kentucky Strikes 2 Teen Girls, Killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Souther...
12:51, 2019-05-27

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle bridge when they were hit by a Norfolk Southern tra...
13:34, 2019-05-27

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
08:51, 2019-06-02

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
05:34, 2019-06-28

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
00:34, 2019-05-28

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit a go-ahead home run in the sixth and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Detroit Tigers for the 11th straight time, 6-3       ...
05:17, 2019-07-19

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
09:34, 2019-06-02

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Donald Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
16:00, 2019-06-13

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
17:34, 2019-07-13

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
05:00, 2019-06-30

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes. The National Weather Service confirmed that the large and destructive t...
12:34, 2019-05-23

After 20 years of negotiations, EU strikes trade deal with Mercosur According to the EU statement, the deal will remove the majority of tariffs on EU exports to Mercosur, a bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Mercosur countries have agreed to open their markets to the European Union, saving them over $4.5 billion worth of duties per year. Th...
02:00, 2019-06-29

Toyota strikes battery deal with China's CATL The agreement is part of a push by global automakers to secure batteries for a growing number of electric vehicles amid capacity constraints and limited access to raw materials...
12:51, 2019-07-17

World Cup Live: Imran Tahir Strikes Twice, Bangladesh Four Down Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, SA vs BAN, ICC Cricket Live Score: Captain Faf du Plessis has asked his side to make amends for the painful start....
15:17, 2019-06-02

World Cup Live: De Silva Strikes Twice, Finch Still Going Strong Sri Lanka vs Australia Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia captain Aaron Finch led by example as his brisk half-century put the World Cup holders in control of Saturday's match against......
13:51, 2019-06-15

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when it struck the man around 7 p.m. Officials did not ...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital appeared first on LEX18....
09:17, 2019-05-22

Ridgecrest police chief doesn't find Jimmy Kimmel earthquake jokes funny A Southern California police chief is upset with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for making fun of a children's theater performance during one of two earthquakes that rocked his town last week. ...
03:51, 2019-07-11

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
19:01, 2019-07-05

Earthquake rattles Cleveland area, overwhelms Eastlake's emergency dispatch system A magnitude 4.0 earthquake centered 20 miles northeast of Cleveland rattled some buildings and overwhelmed one city's emergency communications system.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-10

Man Working on His Jeep Died After the Vehicle Apparently Fell Off Jacks During California Earthquake: Police A Nevada man working on his late-1940s Willys CJ-2A died after the vehicle fell off jacks during an earthquake earlier this month, local police believe. This may be the first reported casualty resulting from one of two major earthquakes that hit the Ridgecrest, California region approximately 150 mi...
00:00, 2019-07-11

Arvind Kejriwal Strikes An Amiable Tone After Meeting With PM Modi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their first encounter after the national elections, promising to work with the central government and seeking......
12:34, 2019-06-21

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
13:51, 2019-06-23

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. Woodruff (9-2) cruised through the first five innings, allowed Joey Votto’s three-run homer in the sixth and struck out two to finish the seventh...
23:51, 2019-06-23

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
21:17, 2019-06-02

| Mahrez strikes as Algeria make light work of Kenya Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday....
07:34, 2019-06-24

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
09:17, 2019-06-24

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change....
09:51, 2019-07-04

Strong quake strikes off El Salvador, no initial reports of damage An earthquake measured at 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Thursday, though emergency services in the Central American country said there were no initial reports of significant damage....
13:17, 2019-05-30

Jeurys Familia strikes hopeful tone regarding shoulder injury PHILADELPHIA — Jeurys Familia described his shoulder ailment as more fatigue than pain, as he moves closer to a minor league rehab assignment. The righty has thrown “a couple” of bullpen sessions in recent days at Citizens Bank Park, under the watch of interim pitching coach Phil Regan and bullpen c...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland, other theme parks COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A group of investors that includes the owners of toy maker Lego is buying Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland. Lego owner Kirkbi Invest joined forces with private equity firm Blackstone and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Boar...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women's Open Lightning struck a large tree between the 18th fairway and 11th green at the Country Club of Charleston during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
02:17, 2019-06-01

Team studies drone strikes on airplanes by firing them into a wall at 500 MPH Bird strikes are a very real danger to planes in flight, and consequently aircraft are required to undergo bird strike testing — but what about drones? With UAV interference at airports on the rise, drone strike testing may soon be likewise mandatory, and if it’s anything like what these Germa...
02:34, 2019-07-02

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in Group A behind Brazil....
23:51, 2019-06-22

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged with criminally negligent homicide in the June 11...
20:34, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands of protesters who besieged the legislature Wednesday. The 30-year-old said he felt obliged to join the strike because he cared about the future of Hong ...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Soccer: Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden labored to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday....
00:00, 2019-06-12

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
08:00, 2019-06-13

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching against it....
04:51, 2019-06-11

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
03:34, 2019-06-11