HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-08-08 10:32

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution

Extreme traffic jams and air pollution are commonplace in Indian cities. Pune, in the country's west, wants to transform its transportation system and be a role model to other plac...

Indian city Pune hits brake on car traffic to curb pollution

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Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indo...
2019-07-03 02:16

How to Avoid Vehicle Pollution When You’re Stuck in Traffic Most non-electric motor vehicles emit multiple airborne pollutants, including nitrogen dioxide, hydrocarbons, and ultrafine chemical particles. Breathing in these pollutants can cause or contribute to a wide range of health problems, from heart and l...
2019-08-20 04:16

Cities are using walls of moss to tackle air pollution from traffic Expensive moss walls are the latest trend to combat air pollution in major cities, but can a few square metres of plant matter really solve the problem?...
2019-08-20 16:16

As Cities Limit Traffic Pollution, Madrid Reverses a Driving Ban Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
2019-07-01 17:00

£1bn Silvertown tunnel will slash Blackwall traffic and air pollution, say transport chiefs The new Silvertown tunnel under the Thames will "effectively" eliminate congestion and slash air pollution around London's worst road bottleneck, transport chiefs said today....
2019-05-30 12:32

Exclusive: U.N. bid to curb North Korean missile tests, revive air traffic, delayed amid U.S. concerns - sources A U.N. agency's bid to curb North Korea's missile program with an airspace safety audit and at the same time revive its air traffic has been delayed amid U.S. concerns that it may breach U.N. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters....
2019-06-03 12:16

Only 9 Per Cent Of Kashmir Has Traffic Restrictions: Indian Envoy To US India's Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said that 91 percent of the Kashmir has been opened to normal traffic and people are freely talking to their family members....
2019-09-04 07:48

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in childrenThe hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed.Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, dama...
2019-07-12 18:32

City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution....
2019-05-24 19:32

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered them to trim output to reduce the smog....
2019-06-18 00:32

TRAFFIC: Car hits power pole, closes south side intersection TUCSON – A south side intersection is closed after a vehicle struck a power pole Wednesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, northbound 12th Avenue is shut down from Nebraska to Wyoming streets. Tucson Electric Power crews are on-scene. TRAF...
2019-06-13 03:32

The Latest: Badger Springs Fire hits I-17 traffic north of Phoenix SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities say the Badger Springs Fire east of Interstate 17 north of Phoenix caused traffic backups of several miles and prompted warnings from federal officials for motorists to use caution because of smoke and reduced...
2019-06-23 18:16

Chinese steel city steps up fines, prosecutions in pollution battle China's smog-prone northern city of Tangshan has issued new guidelines to punish and prosecute companies and individuals found guilty of pollution offences, amid warnings it might miss its air quality goals for this year....
2019-10-03 07:00

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan implements anti-pollution curbs: media China's biggest steelmaking city of Tangshan will carry out output restrictions on industrial firms for September and early October, to further strengthen improvement of its air quality, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-09-03 15:32

City leaders call for £1.5bn ‘clean air fund’ to tackle illegal pollution levels News 2 Sep, 2019 Cities and regions with pollution beyond legal limits want funds to pay residents and businesses to scrap their old diesel cars...
2019-09-04 06:48

Mumbai Most Traffic Congested City In The World, Delhi At Fourth Mumbai is the most traffic congested city in the world, while Delhi is close behind at fourth position, an analysis of traffic congestion in 403 cities across six continents has revealed....
2019-06-05 21:00

Waycare raises $7.25 million to improve city traffic using AI and big data Waycare helps city planners make better-informed traffic-management decisions by tapping historical and real-time data inputs from myriad sources.Read More...
2019-10-04 11:00

Uber and Lyft admit they're making city traffic worse Uber and Lyft may be competitors but as the two major ridesharing companies, they also have a lot in common -- including the challenges they face. To better understand their role in city traffic patterns, the companies jointly sponsored a study to de...
2019-08-07 00:48

City Council could allow cyclists to follow pedestrian signals over traffic lights It’s a green light for cyclists to run red lights. The City Council will vote Tuesday on a bill that would allow bike riders to follow pedestrian walk signs rather than vehicle traffic lights. The legislation, which zoomed through the council’s Trans...
2019-07-23 08:00

America's Largest City Says it will Enforce Traffic Laws for Three Weeks, All Other Times the Purge People keep dying all over New York City, as lax traffic enforcement has helped contribute to a wave of cyclists being hit by cars. To bring the United States’ largest city back into the general realm of a vehicle-driving society, the New York City P...
2019-07-03 09:32

Danish City embraces historic roots by replacing traffic lights with images of vikings A Danish city is certainly embracing its heritage by changing the pedestrian crossing traffic lights to reflect it’s viking roots.        ...
2019-08-28 05:32

Mumbai to be the first Indian city to have an Apple Store Earlier this year, Apple got the green signal to have its first company-owned retail store in India. Fast forward to now, the company has confirmed Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai as its first home in the country. The upcoming Apple-operate...
2019-10-04 13:00

Team Trump Threatens to Yank Billions in Fed Cash From California for Not Cutting Air Pollution—but Won’t Let the State Cut Air Pollution Does Donald Trump want California to battle air pollution, or not? That’s a question lawmakers there likely have on their minds with the Trump administration’s latest salvo against the politically liberal state....
2019-09-25 20:48

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
2019-07-11 23:00

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line fo...
2019-06-21 00:16

Indian authorities lock down Kashmir's major city on Eid holiday Indian security forces kept disputed Kashmir's biggest city of Srinagar largely locked down on Monday, the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, to prevent any major protests against a decision that scrapped the Himalayan region’s special rights....
2019-08-12 20:00

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported A small earthquake struck central Mexico City on Tuesday night, jolting office towers and apartment buildings in the sprawling metropolis, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....
2019-07-17 08:16

Raheem Sterling hits hat-trick as Manchester City thrash West Ham Welcome to the new world. Which looks, it must be said, quite a lot like the old world. On a breezy afternoon in East London Manchester City’s two-time champions kicked off the new season with a defeat of West Ham that barely required a shift out of ...
2019-08-10 18:48

Blast hits Iran-owned oil tanker near Saudi port city An Iranian oil tanker has caught fire after an explosion on board, Iran's state-run news agency and other media say. ISNA said experts believed it was a "terrorist attack."...
2019-10-11 08:16

Car bomb hits Syrian Kurdish-held city of Qamishli: SDF official A car bomb went off outside a restaurant in the Syrian Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli on Friday, an official in the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said....
2019-10-11 16:16

Pound hits two-year low as City fears of no-deal Brexit intensify Sterling falls by a cent against dollar after Tory leadership candidates’ backstop remarks The pound has fallen to its lowest level in more than two years after pledges by both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to ditch a key part of the UK-EU withdrawal...
2019-07-17 05:00

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while hitting up taxpayers up for tens of millions of dollars to bankroll candidates. Following weeks of beh...
2019-06-14 04:00

Guardiola hits back at ‘false’ criticism of Manchester City’s conduct in China • City were described as arrogant and disrespectful• ‘It’s far away from the reality,’ says managerPep Guardiola has hit back at claims that Manchester City were arrogant and disrespectful during their pre-season visit to China.An editorial published...
2019-07-23 10:00

Ransomware attack hits Spanish city demanding undisclosed amount of Bitcoin A hacker is holding computer systems belonging to the southern Spanish city of Jerez de la Frontera, demanding a Bitcoin ransom to unlock them, RFI reports. The ransomware attack, which reportedly began on Tuesday night, has already caused service ou...
2019-10-04 23:00

At least 110 people killed as Iraq unrest hits Baghdad's volatile Sadr City The spread of the violence into Sadr City on Sunday night poses a new security challenge for authorities dealing with the worst violence in the country since the Islamic State group was defeated nearly two years ago....
2019-10-08 02:16

Death toll climbs as Iraq unrest hits Baghdad's volatile Sadr City At least 15 people were killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and protesters overnight in Baghdad's Sadr City district as violence from a week-long nationwide uprising swept through the vast, poor swathe of the capital for the first time....
2019-10-07 16:16

Inside OnePlus’ new Experience Centre in Pune The Indian smartphone race is at an exciting juncture right now. The first wave saw brands resort to online-only sales model and minimal marketing expenses to offer devices at rock-bottom prices, redefining value-for-money smartphones. This approach ...
2019-08-03 17:00

PKL 7: Mumbai, Pune Draw In Maharashtra Derby Abhishek Singh clinched a Super 10 (11 raid points) for U Mumba as they clawed their back from being six points down in the final five minutes to secure a crucial draw....
2019-09-06 16:32

Pune's Singing Donkey Becomes An Internet Sensation. Watch Emily, a donkey living at an animal shelter in the Indian city of Pune, became an internet sensation last year after a clip of her "singing" went viral....
2019-08-08 18:48

Ajit Pawar, Chandrakant Patil Among 246 In Fray For 21 Seats In Pune As many as 246 candidates, including NCP leader NCP leader Ajit Pawar and Maharashtra BJP president Chandrakant Patil, are left in the fray for 21 assembly seats in Pune district....
2019-10-08 04:32

Zomato, Pune Restaurant Fined Rs 55K For Delivering Chicken Instead Of Paneer A consumer court in Pune slapped a Rs 55,000 fine on Zomato along with a hotel for delivering non-vegetarian food to a lawyer who had ordered a vegetarian dish....
2019-07-08 15:48

Anna Hazare Complains Of Cough And Weakness, Hospitalised In Pune Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was on Tuesday admitted to a hospital in Pune district of Maharashtra after he complained of cold, cough and weakness, his close aide said....
2019-09-03 15:00

4 Trains Cancelled, 1 Diverted In Pune After Prediction Of Heavy Rain After the weather department predicted very heavy rain on Saturday and Sunday in Maharashtra, the central railway cancelled four intercity express/passenger trains and diverted the route of one train....
2019-06-29 20:48

Wild videos capture flooded streets and subways as severe rainfall hits New York City, leaving thousands without power Stig Ottesen/Unsplash Parts of New York City and New Jersey are hit with flash floods during severe rainfall, a stark transition from the heat wave that hit the area just a few days before. WABC-TV reported the rainfall is bringing one to two inches...
2019-07-23 12:48

Drummer Behind 'The Matrix' Plays In Pune. Anand Mahindra Shares Clip American drummer and percussionist Greg Ellis recently took part in Ganesh Chaturthi festival celebrations in Pune. A video of him playing drums on the street was shared by Anand Mahindra....
2019-09-09 19:16

Umesh Yadav Says He Owes A Treat To Wriddhiman Saha After Pune Test Umesh Yadav dismissed Theunis de Bruyn in both the South African innings and on both occasions the wickets came because ofbrilliant catches by Wriddhiman Saha....
2019-10-13 15:48

Maharashtra Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Pune Wall Collapse Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the incident of wall collapse in Pune, in which 15 people were killed....
2019-06-29 10:48

Mahatma Gandhi Underwent Appendix Surgery In Pune Hospital 95 Years Ago It was a stormy, January day in 1924. Mahatma Gandhi was brought into the Sassoon Hospital for an operation to remove his appendix. But then the power went off due to the raging thunderstorm, and a......
2019-10-01 18:32

Devendra Fadnavis Tours Pune As Part Of Outreach Campaign Ahead Of Polls Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday visited several tehsils of Pune district as part of the third leg of the "Maha Janadesh Yatra", his campaign ahead of the Assembly polls....
2019-09-15 00:48

Panchshil's luxury project in Pune is a case-study in global construction technology While luxury real estate in India is undergoing a transformation, one brand in Pune has already moved leagues ahead of the industry in this category, earning it the reputation of being India’s most global real estate brand. That brand is none ...
2019-08-14 13:32

Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice (Recipe Video) Chef Ananya Banerjee shows how to make this delicious and comforting South Indian lemon rice within minutes. The comforting dish can be made with leftover rice or fresh plain rice....
2019-09-04 15:16

U.S. to seek rollback of Indian tariffs-Indian govt source United States will seek rollback of Indian tariffs imposed on some agricultural products such as almonds when the two sides meet on Friday, a senior Indian government source told Reuters....
2019-07-12 08:16

New Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Shooting Brake available from £53,370 CLA 45 S Shooting Brake dispatches 0-62mph in 4.0sec Coupé-style estate receives the same headline-grabbing 2.0-litre unit as its hot hatchback and saloon stablemates The renewal of Mercedes-AMG’s compact car line-up has continued with the arrival...
2019-08-31 03:32

Man City chairman Khaldoon al Mubarak hits back at FFP allegations: 'I'm not concerned because facts will prevail' Khaldoon al Mubarak issued a fierce response to Uefa investigations into Manchester City – insisting the facts will clear the Premier League champions....
2019-05-27 03:32

Racer pulls rival's brake at 130 mph Moto2 rider Romano Fenati has been dropped from the Marinelli Snipers Team after the dangerous incident where he pulled a rival's brake lever mid-race....
2019-05-21 14:38

Alleged subway brake-yanker has ‘gone too far’: aunt The accused subway brake-yanker who lives to “create mayhem” has “gone too far,” his aunt told The Post on Friday. “It’s been serious,” said Victoria Coaxum of her nephew, purported subway saboteur Isaiah Tho...
2019-05-25 05:16

New Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Shooting Brake arrives with 415bhp CLA 45 S Shooting Brake dispatches 0-62mph in 4.0sec Coupé-style estate receives the same headline-grabbing 2.0-litre unit as its hot hatchback and saloon stablemates The renewal of Mercedes-AMG’s compact car line-up has continued with the unveili...
2019-07-17 00:16

New Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake joins the range News 4 Jun, 2019 The new Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake has arrived with mechanicals borrowed from the AMG A 35, meaning 302bhp and 400Nm of torque...
2019-06-05 03:00

Steering Is Important But So Is Not Mistaking the Throttle for the Brake Hackensack, New Jersey, is built along the Hackensack River, which is hazardous to drive in, except with an amphibious vehicle, which you don’t own. The Mercedes ML is also, it turns out, not an amphibious vehicle....
2019-07-17 22:32

GM recalls over 3.4M pickups, SUVs to fix brake issues FILE – This May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company’s world headquarters in Detroit. Under pressure from the federal government, General Motors is recalling more than 3.4 million big pickup trucks and SUVs i...
2019-09-12 00:00

GM brake supplier Akebono to receive $185M for turnaround The money will come through the issue of new shares to a corporate turnaround fund as the company prepares to book a $72 million special loss for quality-related issues....
2019-07-18 16:00

This Aston Martin DB5 Shooting Brake Is Utterly Perfect Among the things you could drop between a million and $1.4 million on (besides a very, very nice house), a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 shooting brake is probably one of the best. It’s rare, it’s gorgeous and it’ll be up for sale soon....
2019-08-05 20:48

UN chief: World to lose brake on nuclear war with treaty end U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that “the world will lose an invaluable brake on nuclear war” when the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty between Moscow and Washington expires Friday...
2019-08-02 03:16

GM Recalls 3.5 Million Trucks, SUVs Over Brake Defect GM is recalling about 3.5 million 2014-2018 model-year trucks and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that makes it harder for drivers to apply the brakes....
2019-09-11 17:00

U.N. chief says world will lose brake on nuclear war with end of INF treaty U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned by rising tensions between nuclear-armed states, warning "the world will lose an invaluable brake on nuclear war" with the expiration of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) on Friday...
2019-08-01 20:48

The CLA35 Shooting Brake Has Extra Room To Fit All of My Love Mercedes-AMG Tuesday showed off a long roof version of the CLA35 and I’m absolutely smitten. There’s more of everything to love; more swoopy bodywork, more glass-filled greenhouse, and more of that glorious bright yellow paint. It’s a turbocharged al...
2019-06-05 08:00

Florida man arrested for cutting the brake lines of over 100 e-scooters E-scooters are convenient for tourists and commuters who want to get around a city. They're equally inconvenient for drivers and pedestrians who have to keep out of the way of scooter traffic. (And that's not to mention the risks they pose ...
2019-10-02 20:16

Alleged Subway Brake-Puller Supervillain Has Been Caught A suspect has been arrested in the subway brake-puller case, according to NBC New York and confirmed by Jalopnik. The brake-puller, whose actions were first reported by Jalopnik on Wednesday, has delayed at least 750 trains over recent months with r...
2019-05-24 16:00

This Ferrari 612 Scaglietti Shooting Brake Is a Modern-Day Breadvan The lumpy Ferrari 612 Scaglietti never commanded much of my attention before—until a couple of Dutchmen recently turned one into a shooting brake. It’s the modern-day Ferrari Breadvan, and one that you can actually own. Now it has my attention....
2019-06-08 02:48

Toyota Aims To Counter Mistakes Of Gas Pedal For Brake Toyota Motor Corp. plans to introduce a safety function as early as this year to help prevent accidents caused by drivers slamming the accelerator instead of the brake by mistake, the Yomiuri......
2019-08-11 17:00

Arrest made in investigation of subway brake incidents NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police have made an arrest in their investigation into a series of subway emergency brake activations. Police said on Friday that the 23-year-old Brooklyn man is charged with one brake-pulling incident. Investigators hav...
2019-05-24 17:00

"Will Revive Congress": Pune Engineer Wants To Be Next Congress Chief While the Congress is yet to decide on its new president after Rahul Gandhi made his resignation public, a 28-year-old electronics engineer from Pune has expressed his desire to apply for the post....
2019-07-22 09:16

Serial subway brake-yankers are using a master key to open doors The “morons” who have been yanking emergency brakes on subway trains somehow got their hands on a master key to access the locked cabs where they’re housed, NYC Transit President Andy Byford said Wednesday. Byford said MTA and NYPD ...
2019-05-22 23:48

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
2019-07-05 14:32

Hyundai Mobis Develops New Brake System For Autonomous Cars The company announced that it had succeeded in developing the 'redundancy brake system' in which the emergency brake system is activated by itself even if the brakes do not work normally due to......
2019-10-03 01:48

Restoring Forests Could Help Put a Brake on Global Warming, Study Finds Researchers looked at how many trees could be planted on every available parcel of land on Earth, where they could go, and what impact could be on our survival....
2019-07-06 00:32

Aprilia and Moto Guzzi Models Recalled For Brake Issues In USA Four models each of the Aprilia and Moto Guzzi have been recalled in USA for an issue with the front brake master cylinder. The total number of affected models is 1,701 units....
2019-08-17 07:48

Serial brake puller has been ruining subway commutes for ‘several years’ A subway scoundrel has been terrorizing the city’s already beleaguered underground by pulling the emergency brakes on trains during peak hours, MTA Chairman Pat Foye said Wednesday. At the MTA’s board meeting, Foye said the mysterious tra...
2019-05-22 19:00

There's More to the Fast and Furious Jetta's Backstory Than Its Invisible Brake Calipers A MKIII Volkswagen Jetta apparently wasn’t The Fast and The Furious Technical Director Craig Lieberman’s first choice for what would be known as Jesse’s car–it was originally going to be an E36 BMW M3. But the Jetta’s origin story and post-Hollywood ...
2019-06-29 01:01

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
2019-07-05 21:32

Jaguar confirms I-Pace recall for potential brake issue System failure on 2018 and 2019 models could result in extended stopping distances Jaguar has issued a voluntary global recall notice for its I-Pace electric SUV.  Owners of 2018 and early 2019 models have been advised of a fault with the I-Pace’s e...
2019-06-17 15:16

Canada opens probe into 250,000 GM pickups, SUVs over brake performance Transport Canada, the auto safety regulator, has opened a probe into braking issues in nearly 250,000 General Motors full-size pickups and SUVs after U.S. officials launched a similar probe last year, the agency said on its website....
2019-06-19 21:00

Valentino Rossi says FP3 brake issue the catalyst for poor Q1 pace Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi said that an issue with his brakes in Saturday morning's third practice session was the catalyst for him qualifying 18th for his home grand prix at Mugello...
2019-06-01 21:00

Mercedes-AMG CLA35 Shooting Brake joins performance line-up CLA35 wagon covers 0-62mph in 4.9sec Hot version of new shooting brake takes on Volkswagen Golf R estate with an AMG-fettled chassis and 302bhp Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance car division has extended its range of four-cylinder models with the n...
2019-06-05 00:48

Not so fast: valuation issue could put brake on Italy's broadband plans Italy's plans to create a unified broadband network are making only slow progress and risk being complicated by differences between the two state-controlled owners of Open Fiber over how much the infrastructure group is worth, sources said....
2019-08-02 17:32

NYPD photo shows subway brake bandit who’s irking commuters Police on Thursday released images and video of the subterranean saboteur who they say yanked the emergency brake during rush-hour on a Manhattan subway train. Footage shows the suspect — wearing a black shirt with the red and white letters tha...
2019-05-23 22:32

GM issues recall of 3.4 million pickup trucks, SUVs to fix brake problem The recall covers certain models of Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac cars, including the Chevy Silverado and the GMC Sierra.       ...
2019-09-12 00:32

Man accused in multiple subway brake-pulling incidents arrested, officials say A man accused of pulling the emergency brake multiple times on New York City subway trains over the last three months was arrested Friday, officials said....
2019-05-24 19:32

NYPD used photo of suspected flasher to ID serial brake-puller, authorities say Cops were able to bust the alleged subway brake-yanker this week thanks to a cellphone-wielding straphanger — who caught the young man on camera “with his penis exposed” in a picture that was later used to identify him, prosecutors said Friday....
2019-05-25 16:00

The Honda Accord Aerodeck Was A Bubble Era Shooting Brake Built For Easy Living Summer 1985 was Live Aid. Back To The Future came out. Pete Rose was corking his bat. The living was easy. If you lived in Japan, Europe or New Zealand, Honda wanted to sell you an Accord to match your easy living lifestyle. They wanted to sell you a...
2019-09-08 23:16

Florida Boomer Caught on Video Cutting Brake Lines of Public E-Scooters Police in Fort Lauderdale, Florida have arrested a man who allegedly cut the brake lines on dozens of public scooters this year. The man has been identified by police as 59-year-old Randall Thomas Williams of Fort Lauderdale, though a possible motive...
2019-10-02 16:48

Stopped in his tracks: New York 'subway bandit' suspect arrested for brake chaos Isaiah Thompson, 23, was charged for allegedly activating the brakes of a 2 train amid a recent pattern of subway disruptionA suspect has been arrested in the case of the mysterious “subway bandit” who has wreaked havoc on New Yorkers’ rush-hour comm...
2019-05-24 23:01

Cops bust alleged subway brake puller, investigating if he’s serial saboteur Police nabbed an alleged subway brake puller late Thursday — and are investigating if he’s the suspect responsible for causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone, police said. Brooklyn resident Isaiah Thompson, 23, was arreste...
2019-05-24 11:48

REFILE-UPDATE 4-UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo deal Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's deal with online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
2019-07-06 07:48

Florida man caught cutting electric scooters' brake lines, linked to more than 140 vandalism incidents: police A Florida man was arrested Tuesday after police say he damaged more than 140 electric scooters belonging to the city of Fort Lauderdale over the past several months, resulting in thousands of dollars in damages....
2019-10-03 06:16

What Are Red Flag Laws and Do They Help Curb Gun Violence? Over the weekend, at least 31 people were killed in mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, just days after similar acts of gun violence in Gilroy, California and Brownsville, Brooklyn....
2019-08-08 01:16

Want to curb your robocall agony? Try these 3 things now Adding a unique ringtone to your contacts would signal that this call is from someone you know; also make sure to set them up in your contacts list.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

How to Curb Bullying in Schools? Fine the Parents, Some Say A Wisconsin city is due to vote next week on a bill that would make parents pay if their children bully others — a measure several municipalities have already tried....
2019-06-12 11:16

Dear Walmart C.E.O.: You Have the Power to Curb Gun Violence. Do It. Walmart, the country’s largest retailer and seller of guns, should use its vast economic leverage to force corporate America to confront shooting deaths....
2019-08-07 02:48

Instagram may help you curb DM spam on a public account Instagram is working on a new feature that will give you the power to choose who can send you messages, based on what app researcher Jane Manchun Wong has discovered. Further, one of the options you can choose from is the ability to receive messages....
2019-09-01 00:16

This is how Google plans to curb permission begging on Android Apps with excessive permissions requests are nothing new on Android, and Google has been trying to alleviate the issue by changing its policies numerous times over the years. These efforts have had varying degrees of success, but the company is now s...
2019-06-27 23:00

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
2019-07-23 11:16

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
2019-06-01 18:48

The Morning After: FedEx Express kicks Amazon to the curb Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Take a breath. That's about all of the time you have to recover from Apple's WWDC 2019 event -- really, a $999 monitor stand? -- and get ready for E3. Things will kick off with EA's Play event tha...
2019-06-08 20:32

EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else's, and it's taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic space. The publisher used the recent Gamescom expo to hold the first meeting of the Healthy Communit...
2019-09-11 18:00

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
2019-05-21 18:16

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that conversation,” he said. Coronado is one of the ...
2019-07-01 09:16

Sex blinds queen bees to curb their promiscuity, study says They say love is blind, but bees take that literally. For a queen honeybee, the consequences of being inseminated during sex by a drone bee can be downright a-pollen, new research shows. Bee sperm causes temporary blindness in honeybee queens, making...
2019-09-17 23:16

German cities struggle to curb housing shortage For years Germany's real estate market has been plagued by a housing shortage, particularly in big cities. A new study says that is unlikely to change anytime soon. Prices will remain high, but there is a silver lining....
2019-07-22 23:48

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded....
2019-08-08 23:16

Tanzania governor to create a database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
2019-08-16 18:16

Bipartisan House bill aims to curb illegal robocalls The US Senate has shown bipartisan support for a bill to crack down on robocalls, and now it's the House's turn. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone and Ranking Member Greg Walden have introduced a bipartisan Stopping Bad R...
2019-06-20 21:48

Fed Officials Last Month Worried Trade War Could Curb Hiring, U.S. Economy Federal Reserve officials grew more worried when they cut interest rates last month that slowing global growth, exacerbated by the U.S.-China trade war, could sap domestic hiring and economic activity, according to minutes of the monetary-policy meet...
2019-10-10 04:32

English FA urges fans to curb anti-social behaviour "England\u0027s Football Association (FA) has urged the supporters of the national team to stamp out \"embarrassing\" and anti-social behaviour ahead of the UEFA Nations League Finals in Portugal next month."...
2019-05-30 17:00

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon stu...
2019-09-12 16:16

Trump reportedly will threaten to curb intelligence sharing with UK over Huawei Trump plans to tell the British government that Washington may limit intelligence sharing with the U.K. if it continues to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to build part of its 5G mobile network, the FT reported....
2019-05-31 05:00

Virginia outlaws deepfakes in its efforts to curb revenge porn Revenge porn isn’t exactly a new phenomenon, but with advancements in AI, “deepfakes” — an AI-based technology used to digitally produce or alter realistic looking video content — are becoming increasingly harder to distinguish from real videos. To c...
2019-07-02 11:48

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes Ibrahim Thiaw....
2019-09-03 12:32

Health care investment needed to curb out-of-pocket spending: WHO Governments must boost spending on primary health care by at least an additional 1 percent of their gross domestic product to widen coverage and stop impoverishing patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday....
2019-09-22 12:32

Calif. power shutoffs underway to curb fire danger Power has been cut to more than half a million customers in Northern California, and utility officials say they'll cut power to nearly 800 thousand customers to prevent equipment from starting wildfires during hot, windy weather. (Oct. 9)   ...
2019-10-10 01:00

Mega-Exercise By Security Agencies To Curb Infiltration Along Pak Border Constant patrolling along the line of control and the international border has brought down infiltration levels by 43 per cent and agencies are now working overtime to further strengthen the......
2019-07-23 01:48

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
2019-07-15 23:16

Lindsey Graham pushes 'red flag' bill to curb gun violence Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday he will propose bipartisan legislation to encourage more states to adopt “red flag” laws after a pair of horrific mass shootings.The South Carolina Republican’s announcement came soon after President Donald Trump also...
2019-08-06 04:48

Slovenia erects more border fence to curb migrant inflow Slovenia has begun work on an additional stretch of fence along its southern border with Croatia with which it aims to keep out a rising number of migrants entering the country illegally....
2019-08-22 19:16

9 injured, including kids, after out-of-control SUV flips onto Bronx curb Nine people were injured — including at least two children — when an out-of-control SUV careened onto a Bronx sidewalk on Friday, authorities said. A Honda CR-V was heading south on Southern Boulevard in West Farms at around 4:30 p.m. whe...
2019-06-22 09:00

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
2019-06-21 22:48

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming: U.N. report The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 11:00

Efforts to curb cyberbullying won’t stop the broader tech backlash Attempts to clean up social networks are to be applauded, but such efforts are mere bandaids in the bigger fight to counter anti-tech sentiment. Read More...
2019-07-10 20:16

WHO welcomes Facebook pledge to curb anti-vaccine misinformation The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation....
2019-09-06 02:48

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
2019-06-29 00:16

Huawei Feels U.S. Squeeze in U.K., Japan as Partners Curb Business Chip designer Arm is suspending business with Huawei and major mobile-phone carriers in Japan and the U.K. are holding off on new Huawei phones in the face of U.S. restrictions on the Chinese company....
2019-05-22 19:48

Facebook unfurls new measures in Singapore to curb elections interference Amidst calls from Singapore's law minister for regulations to address foreign interference in local elections, Facebook advertisers running campaigns on social or political issues in the country now must confirm their identity and location as the soc...
2019-09-26 20:48

Driver jumps curb in the Bronx, kills child in stroller A 1-year-old boy in a stroller was killed Tuesday when a driver jumped a curb in the Bronx and plowed into the kid, according to police. The child was hit on the sidewalk near East 215th Street and White Plains Road in Williamsbridge at about 4 p.m. ...
2019-09-18 03:00

Pelosi offers Medicare plan to curb drug prices House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, trying to seize the agenda on a top consumer issue, announced an ambitious prescription drug plan Thursday that would allow Medicare to negotiate prices for seniors and younger people. (Sept. 19)     &#...
2019-09-20 03:16

Indonesia raises minimum age for marriage to curb child brides Indonesia's parliament has raised the minimum age at which women can marry to 19, in a ruling which is expected to curb child marriage in the country....
2019-09-17 18:00

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions where environmental conditions are already stressed, an environment official said on Friday....
2019-06-28 15:16

More states are targeting teen vaping, but health advocates say it’s not enough to curb use Virginia and Illinois have joined six other states, the District of Columbia and hundreds of municipalities in implementing Tobacco 21 policies, which restrict the use of tobacco to those 21 and older....
2019-07-02 07:16

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African presid...
2019-07-19 15:16

Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs For the first time in more than a decade, the Federal Reserve injected cash into money markets Tuesday to pull down interest rates and said it would do so again Wednesday after technical factors led to a sudden shortfall of cash....
2019-09-18 04:00

California adopts country's strictest law to curb police killings Under new law, officers could face criminal charges for using lethal force when there was a reasonable alternativeCalifornia has adopted the strictest law in the United States limiting when police can use deadly force.Come 1 January, law enforcement ...
2019-08-20 00:48

10-year-old killed after driver loses control, mounts curb in Brooklyn A 10-year-old boy was struck and killed Tuesday by a driver in Brooklyn who lost control of his SUV after suffering a possible seizure, police sources said. An 8-year-old girl who was inside the vehicle was injured, along with the 50-year-old driver,...
2019-09-11 02:00

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movements....
2019-05-24 11:32

Tanzania governor wants to create a national database for married men to curb infidelity The governor of Tanzania's largest city has announced a plan to create and publish a national database of married men to protect women from "heart breaks."...
2019-08-14 01:48

Rains, military response help curb fires in Brazil's Amazon in September The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest has receded, falling 36% in September from August to well below a 20-year historic average for the month, amid improved weather conditions and containment efforts by the country's military....
2019-10-05 03:32

Wisconsin high court upholds curb on powers of Democratic governor The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday upheld a last-ditch Republican move late last year to curb the powers of incoming Democratic Governor Tony Evers, ruling that passing such measures in lame-duck sessions is constitutionally permissible....
2019-06-22 00:48

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
2019-06-14 08:48

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America's bugaboo, according......
2019-08-13 22:16

Bipartisan Proposal Aims to Curb Anticompetitive Hospital Pricing Contracts Proposed bipartisan draft legislation aims to promote transparency in health-care pricing by protecting consumers from surprise medical bills and boosting competition in the pharmaceutical industry....
2019-05-24 00:01

Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurgence in migrant flows from neighboring Turkey....
2019-09-01 00:48

O'Rourke calls for licensing in plan to curb gun violence and white nationalism Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is calling for the creation of a national gun registry, a nationwide gun licensing system and the mandatory buyback of assault-style rifles as part of his plan to curb gun violence and the rise of white...
2019-08-16 15:48

Global watchdog give Pakistan until October to curb terror financing Pakistan has until October to improve its counter-terror financing operations in line with an internationally agreed action plan or face actions against it, a global watchdog said on Friday....
2019-06-21 21:16

Fed Confronts Balance-Sheet Decisions to Curb Money-Market Volatility The Federal Reserve fixed the recent dysfunction in an obscure but critical lending market. Now it has to decide how to prevent these problems from recurring....
2019-10-07 12:48

Suicides in Jails Are Preventable: How a Unique Approach May Help Curb Self-Harm in Confinement Conspiracy theories aside, Jeffrey Epstein is one of the latest and most prominent of the hundreds that die by suicide yearly in America’s jails. His untimely death saw the Bureau of Prisons chief fired and caused heads to roll at the federal Metropo...
2019-08-20 21:32

Peru president dissolves congress amid attempts to curb corruption It is not the first time in Peru's history that a president has dissolved congress. In 1992, Alberto Fujimori shut down congress, assumed legislative powers and suspended the constitution in what was regarded as an auto-coup....
2019-10-01 03:48

Democratic hopeful Warren seeks to curb U.S. lobbying, corporate power Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday proposed a major rewrite of U.S. laws governing lobbying that she said was aimed at restricting corporate influence and rooting out "corruption in Washington."...
2019-09-16 14:32

Foot Locker is kicked to the curb, and one technical analyst says it's on track for new lows Foot Locker got roughed up last week. Charts suggest it could see short-lived relief, but beware a fake rally, says Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson....
2019-05-28 20:48

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-10 15:48

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods has lessened, after his top envoy met U.S. President Donald Trump and other Washington officials to assess progress on reducing migration....
2019-09-11 18:32

Adam Silver says NBA must update free agency rules to curb tampering NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the frenzied start to this summer's free agency period revealed that the league needs to update its rules to ensure a fair playing field....
2019-07-10 05:48

Swiss propose house arrest, including for teenagers, to curb extremism The Swiss government on Wednesday proposed new laws aimed at preventing extremist violence and forcing people including children deemed a threat to be registered with authorities, with house arrest a last resort in some cases....
2019-05-23 03:16

Amarinder Singh Seeks PM Modi's Help To Curb Drug Menace In Punjab Reiterating his demand for a national drugs policy to check the drug menace, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, an official said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 11:48

Trade Disputes Curb Global Factory Activity as Confidence Wanes The fallout from an escalating trade war between the U.S. and China is rippling through the global economy, crimping growth in Asian industrial giants such as Japan and South Korea and hitting factories as far away from the front line as Germany....
2019-09-02 20:16

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
2019-06-15 02:32

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bombings that killed more than 250 people. According t...
2019-06-06 13:16

The Trump administration plans to ban flavored e-cigs to curb teen vaping The Trump administration announced today that it may ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in an attempt to curb teen vaping, The New York Times reports. In a press release, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shared that the FDA p...
2019-09-12 06:32

Australia Formed a Task Force to Curb Foreign Meddling at Universities (CANBERRA, Australia) — Australia announced Wednesday that it has formed a task force to crack down on attempts by foreign governments to meddle in Australian universities. The move comes as concerns grow over Chinese influence at AustraliaR...
2019-08-28 17:48

U.S. lawmakers ask Pentagon for list of Chinese companies to curb 'economic espionage' A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Pentagon on Thursday to name companies owned by the Chinese military operating in the United States in an attempt to curb Beijing's effort to "steal" technology for military purposes....
2019-09-12 23:00

U.S. Supreme Court takes major case that could curb abortion access The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up a major abortion case that could lead to new curbs on access to the procedure as it considers the legality of a Republican-backed Louisiana law that imposes restrictions on abortion doctors....
2019-10-04 19:00

Oil prices slip as demand concerns outweigh efforts to curb supply Oil prices slipped on Tuesday, offsetting narrow gains in the previous session, as sluggish demand forecasts countered expectations that major producers would prop up oil prices by limiting crude oil output....
2019-08-13 11:48

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise....
2019-06-10 21:16

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodit...
2019-07-08 10:32

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
2019-05-30 10:32

Pound falls as UK parliament suspension to curb ability to avert no-deal Brexit The pound fell to a six-day low on Wednesday, holding barely above $1.22 as Britain's Queen Elizabeth gave the nod to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to suspend parliament, leaving lawmakers little time to prevent a no-deal Brexit....
2019-08-28 18:48

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital g...
2019-07-15 17:32

Education leader urges Pima County to take action to curb vaping ‘crisis’ TUCSON –After the Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 3 to 2 not to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, Pima County Superintendent of Schools Dustin Williams was disappointed. “This ruling wouldn’t have b...
2019-09-24 13:00

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil pr...
2019-06-30 03:16

Woman fatally struck after drunk driver jumps Bronx curb: cops A woman was fatally hit by a drunk, speeding driver who drove his car onto the sidewalk in the Bronx over the weekend, cops said Wednesday. Francisco Rosario, 29, was allegedly driving drunk and speeding in a Nissan minivan on Jerome Avenue in Norwoo...
2019-08-14 23:32

Backlisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-08 08:48

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers and stainless steel straws for his daily battle against single-use plastic....
2019-06-21 10:16

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
2019-06-18 07:00

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Curb Ponzi Schemes; Protect Poor Investors In a bid to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes, Lok Sabha on Friday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019 that seeks to put in place a mechanism by which......
2019-07-24 19:48

More than 1 million people in California are without power to curb wildfire risk; more outages coming Almost 1 million California homes and businesses could go dark Wednesday in a Public Safety Power Shutoff aimed at curbing fire risks amid high winds.        ...
2019-10-09 17:32

Blacklisted: Publisher Kicks Central Park 5 Prosecutor Linda Fairstein to the Curb Sometimes life comes at you fast or — in the case of former prosecutor-turned-author Linda Fairstein — decades later, with Fairstein facing the latest comeuppance as a result of backlash since a revisting of her handling of the prosecution of five bl...
2019-06-09 19:00

Coal miners' union urges silica regulation to curb black lung The head of the national coal miners' union on Thursday urged the Trump administration to impose regulation on silica dust in mines, which researchers believe is responsible for a resurgence of black lung disease in central Appalachia....
2019-06-06 22:48

Want to boost your home's curb appeal before putting it up for sale? Follow these rules What changes, big or small, can you make to freshen up the front of your house, without spending a ton of money       ...
2019-08-12 16:00

GOP senators introduce bill requiring DNA testing of migrants to curb child trafficking Senate Republicans this week introduced a bill to implement DNA testing of migrants claiming to be part of a family unit as they come to the southern border -- part of an effort to crack down on child trafficking....
2019-09-15 02:16

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public Health....
2019-06-20 02:48

Here's What Noise Pollution Is Doing to Your Brain One GQ staffer took out the headphones and went on a month-long sound fast to avoid sensory overload and figure out what too much noise is doing to our psyche....
2019-08-08 18:48

The U.S. Cities With the Most Deaths From Air Pollution Decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses, according to a new report out this week. But there are pockets of the country, namely Los Angeles, where air pollution kills thousands of people, and, frighteningl...
2019-05-24 05:16

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over time, fine particles of inhaled smog cause cardiovascular and lung issues, like lung cancer and stroke.R...
2019-08-07 02:00

Non-smokers can get emphysema from air pollution TUCSON – New research from the University of Washington finds ozone air pollution can accelerate emphysema just as much as smoking. The 18-year study followed 7,000 people who got regular lung scans over 10 years. It showed long term exposure t...
2019-08-20 15:16

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
2019-09-02 16:32

How you and your government can tackle air pollution From walking more to reducing waste, here’s what you can do to make a difference Revealed: air pollution may be damaging every organ and cell in the bodyMost air pollution is produced by the burning of fossil fuels and waste, and this is the focus of...
2019-05-21 14:38

The Mysterious Midas City: 2,800-Year-Old City with Monumental Facades and Strange Inscriptions A being named Midas has been immortalized in Yazılıkaya, Turkey. Many people think the famous inscription dedicated to this person referred to the king remembered for his ‘golden touch’, but that’s just because the deity associated with the Midas Mon...
2019-09-11 03:32

Massachusetts woman mistakenly signs up for half-marathon in British city with same name as US city A woman from Massachusetts was disappointed after showing up for a half marathon last weekend only realize she accidentally signed up for a race on a different continent. ...
2019-09-22 00:48

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-13 01:01

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city. The post Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-01 14:32

California city removes all gendered language like ‘manholes’ from city code NBC NEWS – Berkeley, California is doing away with “manholes” — kind of. The city with a long history of progressivism is moving forward with a plan to remove all gendered language from its city code. Soon, Berkeley will formally re...
2019-07-19 02:16

Maryland man allegedly rams truck into City Hall because city turned off his water after he didn't pay bill A Maryland man was arrested last week after he allegedly rammed his truck repeatedly into the local City Hall building — because the city turned his water off after he didn't pay his bill, according to the mayor....
2019-09-04 23:00

Manchester City Unable To Overcome The Irrepressible Might Of Norwich City In what could end up being the most stunning upset of season, recently-promoted Norwich City took down defending Premier League champions on Saturday, 3-2. The result came on the back of a stellar performance from Norwich’s Finnish veteran Teemu Pukk...
2019-09-14 22:16

A city suffocating: most polluted city in Americas struggles to change Wood smoke smothers Coyhaique, Chile, in June and July. Yet despite the WHO ranking its air worst in the Americas, residents are reluctant to alter their habitsPhotographs by Claudio Frías“I was born and raised beside a roaring fire,” says Yasna Segu...
2019-07-17 07:16

Norwich City 3-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened Norwich stunned the champions at Carrow Road. 7.58pm BST No word from Pep, who is presumably busy kicking Otamendi and Stones around the dressing room like a pair of old socks. So it’s time for this MBM to grind to a halt. Paul MacInnes was our man i...
2019-09-14 23:16

Some city leaders oppose Tucson’s sanctuary city measure TUCSON — On Tuesday night, the Tucson City Council officially gave the green light for the “Tucson Families Free and Together” initiative, Prop 205, to appear on the November ballot. The Pima County Republican Party is challenging t...
2019-08-12 07:00

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-23 23:00

Diabetes Diet: Sugar-Free, Dates-Based Desserts To Curb Sweet Cravings Dates are one of the sweetest fruits nature has gifted us with.Diabetes patients can also have their fill of sweet treats with naturally sweetened meals made of dates sans any artificial sugar....
2019-07-01 14:16

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
2019-07-02 10:32

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed new restrictions, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Sunday....
2019-05-26 14:16

FDA launches 'Magic' television ad campaign with magician Julius Dein to curb teen vaping The FDA is launching a television ad campaign with a popular street magician designed to tell teenagers about the potential dangers of vaping and e-cigarette use....
2019-07-22 20:32

BS-VI Fuel Available From April; Vehicle Pollution To Be Down By 80-90% Bharat Stage (BS)-VI fuel will be available in several big cities of the country, including Jaipur, from April 1 next year and the initiative will reduce vehicular pollution by 80-90 per cent, Union......
2019-10-09 03:32

Miners' New Worry: Other People's Pollution Global miners have spent years trying to shrink their carbon footprint. Now they face the threat of lost business if they don’t help customers do the same....
2019-10-10 04:32

UK has halved air pollution deaths since 1970 but must still do more The share of premature deaths in the UK linked to air pollution has dropped significantly because of action on emissions – but there is still a long way to go...
2019-06-27 18:48

Would it be possible to enact a law against vehicles idling to cut air pollution? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWould it be possible to enact and enforce a law against vehicles idling? Is this is done in othe...
2019-05-29 03:01

Electric Cars May Cut Down On Air Pollution But They're No Help With Microplastics Electric cars are held up by pretty much everyone as a viable solution to the emissions nightmare that is internal combustion engines as long as they’re adopted quickly enough, the electricity comes from renewable energy and we also drive a little bi...
2019-10-03 04:32

How one company turns pollution into fuel CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from Lanzatech Lab, mission-driven disrupter companies on CNBC's Disrupter 50 list. The company listed at number 15 and it turns carbon emissions into ethanol....
2019-05-21 15:16

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is e...
2019-06-20 22:32

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we n...
2019-08-29 18:16

How air pollution may lead to hair loss New research explains the effect of pollution particles on hair follicle cells and suggests that the mechanism explains why pollution leads to hair loss....
2019-10-11 10:16

Air pollution can kill you, even when it’s considered ‘safe’ The air quality in many major cities around the world falls well below acceptable limits, and the death toll is rising. However, a new study shows that even when air quality meets or exceeds established guidelines, it may still be dirty enough to cla...
2019-08-23 05:48

The Latest: Carnival to pay $20M for cruise pollution MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Carnival Cruises-Pollution (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Carnival Corp. has reached a settlement with federal prosecutors in which the world’s largest cruise line agreed to pay a $20 million penalty for its ships conti...
2019-06-04 01:00

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15 04:16

White City Council in Majority Black City Quietly Moves Only Voting Location to Police Station The rapidly gentrifying Atlanta suburb known for banning sagging pants has outraged black residents while likely delighting the state’s vote-suppressing governor by announcing a decision to move the city’s only polling location to the local police de...
2019-10-09 19:32

Michigan city council candidate says city should be as white ‘as possible’ MARYSVILLE, Mich. — A city council candidate in Michigan said Friday she has no plans to end her campaign after shocking a public forum when she said she wants to keep her community white “as much as possible.” Jean Cramer made the commen...
2019-08-24 09:32

European City Goes Above And Beyond To Be Most Dementia-Friendly City In The World (NBC NEWS) – Right now, 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s a number that’s expected to more than double in the next 30 years. Unlike other diseases, there isn’t a single new promising treatment on the horizon. Instead o...
2019-05-26 02:16

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
2019-07-12 20:48

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum....
2019-06-29 02:48

Rights group, journalists press Indonesian government to lift internet curb in restive Papua Rights group and journalists slammed the Indonesian government's move to block internet access in its easternmost region of Papua on Friday, saying it made reporting events there difficult after violent protests during which buildings were torched....
2019-08-23 09:00

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, have been linked to online extremism. One solution p...
2019-08-19 02:32

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
2019-05-21 15:48

Ammonia pollution damaging more than 60% of UK land – report Study finds most sensitive plant and wildlife habitats are worst affected, yet government has no clear plans to monitor impactAmmonia and nitrogen pollution, mostly from farms, is harming more than 60% of the UK’s land area and hitting the most sensi...
2019-06-18 15:48

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....
2019-07-04 19:16

Mother, Daughter Sue France Over Ill Health From Air Pollution A Paris court on Tuesday began hearing a case brought by a mother and daughter who, in a legal first in France, are suing the state for damages over ill health caused by air pollution....
2019-05-28 20:32

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian governm...
2019-07-02 10:48

How antibiotic resistance is driven by pharmaceutical pollution Factories in India making cheap antibiotics for the world are dumping their waste, with grim consequences for people living nearby – and global health too...
2019-05-24 14:16

Indonesian president sued over worsening air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world’s most congested cities....
2019-07-04 18:48

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but there is an urgent need for concrete data on pollution in West Africa....
2019-08-09 22:00

Air pollution app now doubles as a wildfire warning system Wildfires are becoming larger and more frequent than ever, and can have lingering effects on the air quality. Breezometer, a free app that offers real-time air quality data, announced that it will be offering fire alerts to help users determine if th...
2019-09-19 22:00

Curbing air pollution won't speed up global warming Some studies suggest cleaning up the air could unintentionally accelerate global warming. New research revealed little evidence of a strong inverse relationship between air quality and warming....
2019-08-02 18:16

AI could monitor farms from space to look for illegal pollution AI can find farms from space. The technique is being used to monitor some farms in Europe and may eventually be able to flag those that break the law...
2019-05-21 18:16

Carnival In US Court Over Pollution From Its Cruise Ships MIAMI (AP) — Carnival Corp. is in Miami federal court for a hearing on what to do about allegations that it has continued polluting the oceans from some of its cruise ships despite agreeing years ago to stop. The world’s largest cruise line is ...
2019-06-03 19:48

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure to certain automobile fumes can raise the risk of developing a degenerative disease that steadily er...
2019-08-21 05:32

Yet Another Health Problem Linked to Air Pollution: Eye Disease It’s no secret that air pollution isn’t good for your health. In particular, exposure to the byproducts of burning the fuel that powers most of our motor vehicles has been linked to higher risk of lung cancer, respiratory infections, stro...
2019-08-22 19:48

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thu...
2019-06-07 16:01

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
2019-07-31 19:48

Why Trump Attacks California’s Anti-Pollution Powers When U.S. President Richard Nixon signed the Clean Air Act in 1970, he recognized a simple truth about his home state of California: Tens of millions of people driving around constantly in a desert generate lots of pollution. The law gave California ...
2019-09-19 01:32

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundBlack and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution caused mainly by the consume...
2019-06-09 11:48

Trump administration accuses California of water pollution Escalating its fight with California, the Trump administration accused the state of failing to stop water pollution from such sources as human waste left on the pavement by the homeless in big cities....
2019-09-27 21:00

ArcelorMittal hopeful Italy plant will not shut over pollution ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, is confident that the Ilva operations it bought last year in Italy will not have to shut after the firm lost immunity over the plant's pollution, an executive said on Thursday....
2019-08-02 01:01

Carnival Cruises to Pay $20 Million in Pollution and Cover-Up Case In 2016, Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay $40 million for illegal dumping. But that didn’t stop Carnival, its parent company, from polluting again....
2019-06-05 00:48

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
2019-06-08 04:48

Turkey: Censorship fogging up pollution researchers' work In Turkey, rapid urbanization and poor pollution control are impacting public health, according to researchers. They say the government is fully aware, and is punishing experts who've tried to warn the public....
2019-09-17 19:32

We could use bees' honey to track environmental lead pollution Honey is a surprisingly effective tool for monitoring the levels of lead in the environment. It could be used in places where sampling is hard to organise...
2019-08-23 10:32

Ukraine ArcelorMittal promises investments after pollution charges ArcelorMittal's Ukrainian steel mill, charged with violating environmental standards, will invest $1.8 billion over the next five years to reduce air emissions by 50-55 percent, the company said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 12:00

Scientist warns of Everest dangers from pollution, melting A scientist says Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it dangerous for future climbers...
2019-06-05 04:01

Is air pollution causing mental health conditions like depression? Evidence is growing that air pollution is linked to mental health conditions. But it's not clear yet how - and if - pollution may be affecting our brains....
2019-08-21 01:32

Air pollution may have killed 30K Americans in a single year: study Air pollution has been linked to more than 30,000 deaths in the United States in a single year — with low income areas the hardest hit, a new study suggests. The research from the Imperial College London estimates particle pollution emitted by cars a...
2019-07-25 02:32

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-08-16 13:48

Air pollution in cities as bad for lungs as smoking 20 cigarettes a day, study says Living on a busy road for a decade was found to be equivalent to getting through a packet of cigarettes daily — for 29 years, according to research by the University of Washington....
2019-08-14 19:32

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN experts said on Thursday....
2019-08-22 09:32

People of color live with 66% more air pollution, US study finds African Americans in the north-east and mid-Atlantic are exposed to 61% more pollution particles from burning gasolinePeople of color in the American north-east and mid-Atlantic are living with 66% more air pollution from vehicles than white resident...
2019-06-27 20:00

Air pollution inside my house could kill me. What are you breathing in at your home? According to the EPA, most of us spend 90% of our time indoors, exposed to air that is up to five times more polluted than outdoors. Tech can help.       ...
2019-09-16 01:32

Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organizations said....
2019-05-23 07:48

The Amazon Has Seen More Than 100,000 Fires This Year, Causing Spike in Air Pollution The fires burning throughout the Amazon rainforest and the rest of Brazil are billowing all types of air pollutants into the atmosphere, new satellite images from the European Space Agency (ESA)show.Read more......
2019-09-10 18:48

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it was being pumped into the air, but they didn&rsquo...
2019-05-23 00:01

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system i...
2019-06-27 19:48

The Latest: US Steel restores pollution controls at plant CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a fire at U.S. Steel coke plant (all times local): 10:30 p.m. U.S. Steel says it has resumed normal operations at its coke plant outside Pittsburgh after fire knocked out an air pollution control system. The company...
2019-06-18 05:48

Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens pollution Paris has banned more than half of the cars registered in the region from its roads as a record heatwave worsens air pollution, the most drastic restrictions ever imposed there, officials said....
2019-06-28 04:48

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic...
2019-06-28 00:00

China's war on pollution could boost solar power - study China's efforts to reduce chronic air pollution could increase its ability to generate solar power by up to 13% by allowing more sunlight to reach the earth, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 04:48

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to r...
2019-06-18 02:00

Amazon sees more than 100,000 fires, causing spike in air pollution The destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the European Space Agency show....
2019-09-12 14:16

Indonesian president sued over congested capital's air pollution Environmental groups sued the Indonesian president and several government officials on Thursday over worsening air quality in the capital, Jakarta, one of the world's most congested cities....
2019-07-04 13:16

Air pollution in Birmingham 'shortens lives of children by half a year' City one of five required by government to set up a clean air zone to tackle nitrogen dioxide and PM2.5sPrimary school children who grow up in Birmingham could lose half a year of their lives due to illegal levels of air pollution in the city, a new ...
2019-07-08 08:48

Study finds aspirin could lessen impact of air pollution on lungs Aspirin may lessen the negative effects of air pollution, an intriguing new study concludes. Researchers from Columbia, Harvard and Boston Universities analyzed a subset of data collected from 2,280 male veterans from the greater Boston area who were...
2019-10-07 20:16

China slams 'repeat offender' Minmetals for more pollution violations Central government inspectors slammed the state-owned China Minmetals Corp Ltd for the second time in a week on Thursday, describing one of its steelmaking units as a "repeat offender" when it comes to violating environmental regulations....
2019-08-22 09:32

'Dangerous' air pollution in Indonesia's Borneo leads to school closures Schools in two cities in the Indonesian part of Borneo island will be closed for a week after smoke from forest fires caused air quality to hit "dangerous" levels, a local government official said on Sunday....
2019-09-16 08:00

Chinese air pollution dimmed sunlight enough to impact solar panels Enlarge (credit: Han Jun Zeng / Flickr) Coal is seen by many as an enemy of renewable energy and the first fossil fuel in line for elimination as things like solar and wind generation have gotten cheaper. But counterattacks from coal can go even fu...
2019-07-10 17:48

Exxon faces lawsuit over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official Exxon Mobil Corp was hit with a lawsuit on Thursday over pollution from a fire at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for Harris County, Texas, which filed the suit....
2019-08-01 21:00

Trump's EPA attacks California with claim that state is lax on water pollution The agency blames the homeless crisis for the problem, an allegation state authorities have fiercely deniedThe Trump administration escalated its feud with California, accusing the state of failing to stop water pollution from such sources as human w...
2019-09-27 13:16

Australian power stations among world's worst for toxic air pollution Coal-fired stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and NSW’s Lake Macquarie region among biggest hotspots for deadly sulphur dioxide, report findsPower stations in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley and New South Wales’s Lake Macquarie region have been named on...
2019-08-19 04:32

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China's heartland For years, China's industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy....
2019-05-24 07:48

Barcelona port is worst in Europe for cruise ship air pollution City tops list of 50 European ports for both sulphur oxide and nitrogen oxide emissionsThe port of Barcelona, a city already overwhelmed by mass tourism, has topped a list of 50 European ports for the amount of air pollution produced there by cruise ...
2019-06-07 16:48

New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution: chief minister India's capital New Delhi will enforce strict restrictions on use of private cars from Nov. 4-15 to curb pollution, its chief minister said on Friday, in an effort to help improve air quality that tends to deteriorate sharply in winter months....
2019-09-13 18:00

Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if......
2019-08-02 10:00

Trump administration to roll back Obama-era pollution regulations EPA will reverse standards to install controls to curb leaks of methane, a potent pollutant contributing to the climate crisisThe Trump administration is rolling back requirements that oil and gas drillers correct leaks of methane – a potent heat-tra...
2019-08-29 18:16

South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
2019-06-10 19:48

Plastics pollution? Course urged golfers to hit balls into Lake Michigan A diver and photographer commissioned by the Free Press found hundreds of balls in Lake Michigan off Arcadia Bluffs' 12th hole.        ...
2019-07-24 03:48

China seeks people's feedback on blanket cuts in pollution war China's environment watchdog has asked people to call out local officials carrying out blanket curbs in a "one size fits all" way to support the nation's fight against pollution, as these have led to hindering large parts of the industrial economy....
2019-09-03 15:32

China's Solar Industry Could Get a Nearly $7 Billion Boost From Cleaning Up Air Pollution Reducing air pollution is objectively good. In addition to providing huge public health benefits, new findings show it would also give China solar generating industry a big boost in productivity.Read more......
2019-07-09 07:48

Commercial Space Ride Secured for NASA’s New Air Pollution Sensor NASA has secured a host satellite provider and ride into space for an instrument that will dramatically advance our understanding of air quality over North America....
2019-07-23 02:16

What's in our water? Report warns of growing 'invisible' crisis of pollution Climate emergency and population growth blamed for deteriorating water quality, with ‘cocktail of chemicals’ changing as countries become richerThe planet is facing a mounting and “invisible” water pollution crisis, according to a hard-hitting World ...
2019-08-21 02:00

Babies exposed to air pollution have greater risk of death - study Infant mortality rate higher in babies exposed to pollutants such as sulphur dioxideBabies living in areas with high levels of air pollution have a greater risk of death than those surrounded by cleaner air, a study has found.It is not the first stud...
2019-09-27 00:48

Segregation Has Left a Legacy of Asthma and Pollution in California Cities Lots of elements factor into whether a community suffers higher rates of asthma. There’s air pollution, access to healthcare, and even a genetic component. When Anthony Nardone, a medical student in the University of California at San Francisco and B...
2019-05-23 05:00

China extends pollution curbs ahead of National Day celebrations The heavy industrial city of Xuzhou in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu will shut local factories on Thursday as part of efforts to reduce smog ahead of the country's National Day celebrations next week, the local government said....
2019-09-26 12:32

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels around 300 metres down...
2019-06-06 16:00

The fall of coal, and its pollution-linked deaths, is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are called "externalities": costs that aren't accounted fo...
2019-09-11 20:16

| Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health 'emergency': HRW Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action....
2019-08-24 21:16

India, China, Russia Have No Sense Of Pollution: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has yet again attacked other big economies over climate change, claiming countries like India, China and Russia don't have "good" air or water and they don't fulfil their......
2019-06-05 19:16

Scotland to allow supersized salmon-farms if they pass pollution tests New policy expected to see larger farms created in deeper water further off Scottish coastScottish salmon farmers will be allowed to create supersized farms in return for accepting much stricter controls on parasites and marine pollution.The Scottish...
2019-06-05 18:32

EPA cites San Francisco for 'water pollution', fulfilling Trump's threat President had said agency would issue a notice because city allowed waste from homeless population to flow into the ocean The Trump administration issued an environmental notice of violation to San Francisco on Wednesday, fulfilling Donald Trump’s th...
2019-10-03 09:48

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits The agency is preparing to weaken rules that, for a quarter-century, have given communities a voice in deciding how much industrial pollution may legally be released nearby....
2019-07-13 00:32

Jerome Facher, 93, Dies; Won Acquittal in Noted Pollution Case After children died from toxic water, he defended the conglomerate Beatrice Foods in a case that became the basis of the book and movie “A Civil Action.”...
2019-10-04 06:48

The fall of coal and its pollution-linked deaths is boosting the economy Enlarge / Livestock production has become one of the United States' largest sources of particulate pollution. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jessica Reeder) Many economic activities create what are called "externalities": costs that aren't accounted fo...
2019-09-11 09:48

Air pollution particles found on foetal side of placentas – study Research finds black carbon breathed by mothers can cross into unborn childrenAir pollution particles have been found on the foetal side of placentas, indicating that unborn babies are directly exposed to the black carbon produced by motor traffic an...
2019-09-17 18:00

Mount Blanc glacier reveals traces of Roman-era pollution Scientists have measured the remnants of Roman-era pollution trapped in the icy layers of the glacier at the top of Dôme du Goûter, a mountain in the Mount Blanc massif....
2019-05-21 14:38

BS6 Will Not Bring Pollution Down, A Proper Scrappage Policy Will: Daimler India CEO Daimler India MD and CEO, Satyakam Arya says the by shifting to BS6 from BS4 we will not bring down pollution, but only add less to the environment. To effectively bring down pollution India needs a......
2019-09-12 16:16

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
2019-06-04 22:16

E.P.A. Plans to Get Thousands of Pollution Deaths Off the Books by Changing Its Math The E.P.A. plans to change the way air pollution health risks are calculated in a way that would sharply lower estimated deaths from new, looser rules for coal plants....
2019-05-21 21:16

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases of public lands and waters for oil and gas drilling could lead to the production of more climate-war...
2019-07-17 07:16

Indonesia's capital curbs private cars in bid to cut choking pollution Indonesia's capital announced new curbs on private cars on Wednesday as it moves to rein in Jakarta's choking air pollution, but experts warned the measures were unlikely to stamp out the problem....
2019-08-08 05:16

Raise car fuel prices to fight air pollution, says rightwing thinktank Bright Blue calls for zero VAT on electric cars and rewards for reporting idling vehiclesVehicle fuel taxes should rise to combat the air pollution crisis in the UK, with an extra charge on diesel, according to the conservative thinktank Bright Blue....
2019-08-12 08:32

Ethnic minority children are exposed to more noise pollution at school Schoolchildren in the US who are from poorer or ethnic minority backgrounds are much more likely to be exposed to noise pollution from cars and planes...
2019-06-13 17:16

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racially-insensitive. The U.K. Home Office — the government department responsible for security and ...
2019-08-24 17:48

China coal hub Shanxi slams seven cities for pollution spike in 2019 China's top coal-producing province of Shanxi has reprimanded seven of its cities after a spike in air pollution in the first five months of 2019, the country's environment ministry said in a notice late Thursday....
2019-06-21 10:16

Coca-Cola, Pepsi highlight the 20 corporations producing the most ocean pollution About 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by oceans, and some corporations treat them better than others.       ...
2019-06-17 21:32

U.S. Beaches Are So Full of Sewage Pollution, They're Often Unsafe for Swimming, New Report Finds I don’t go to the beach for the sand or the sun. I go for the waves. There’s nothing like splashing in the water after lugging your cooler, chair, and beach umbrella to your designated spot. Unfortunately, I may need to think twice about going for a ...
2019-07-23 18:16

Andrew Forrest launches US$300m war on plastic to tackle ocean pollution Mining billionaire’s initiative would see manufacturers of virgin plastic pay premium for doing so Mining billionaire Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest is launching a business-driven initiative to try to tackle the hundreds of millions of tonnes of plastic was...
2019-09-26 06:00

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
2019-06-03 18:32

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollution...
2019-07-24 02:32

Greener and fairer: Balancing pollution, energy prices, and household income Governments that impose taxes on carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions can benefit from a cleaner, more climate-friendly environment and a revenue stream that can be tapped to lower other taxes and create jobs. But environmental taxes may...
2019-09-25 20:48

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
2019-05-21 15:32

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after failing to rectify a series of environmental offences....
2019-08-16 21:48

China's steel heartland Hebei warns cities for pollution failures China's biggest steel producing province of Hebei has summoned the leaders of three cities after they failed to control air pollution in the first half of this year, the local environmental protection agency said in a notice....
2019-08-12 16:32

Asian Cities Turn To Electric Vehicles In Anti-Pollution Drive Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday....
2019-09-07 14:00

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire -official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for the county....
2019-08-01 23:48

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
2019-06-27 19:32

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
2019-09-06 01:48

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an international sailing expedition 10 years ago. She spotted bits of debris, things like toothbrushes, ...
2019-06-07 11:48

Lake Titicaca, once considered Andean deity, faces pollution threat Isaac Callizaya, 39, grew up with the sound of waves lapping on the shores of Lake Titicaca, a giant body of water on the border between Bolivia and Peru that at 3,800 meters (12,500 ft) above sea level is the highest navigable lake in the world....
2019-09-05 15:48

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department said on Friday....
2019-06-29 05:32

Suspected 'pollution incident' turns River Frome tributary blue Environment Agency analysing Somerset stream but says there are no reports of dead wildlifeA mysterious substance that has turned a tributary of a river in the West Country bright blue is being investigated by the Environment Agency.Tests are being c...
2019-08-10 22:00

Satellite images reveal extent of air pollution caused by Amazon fires Destructive blazes in the Amazon rainforest are spewing a toxic brew into the air and causing a spike in air pollution, new satellite images from the European Space Agency show....
2019-09-12 21:32

Clothes that grow, plant-based microbeads: 10 solutions to ocean pollution Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent further ocean pollution....
2019-08-09 04:00

Advisory Board Members Axed by Trump's EPA Are Preparing Their Own Pollution Report Twenty experts who formerly served on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASC)—and who were canned as part of the Donald Trump administration’s plan to stock its panels with industry shills—met this week to...
2019-10-13 03:48

Texas county sues Exxon over air pollution from petrochemical fire: official Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for the county....
2019-08-02 07:48

Plastic alternatives could make marine pollution even worse, report finds Compostable alternatives to plastic could worsen marine pollution and have other serious environmental impacts, a report from a committee of UK MPs has warned....
2019-09-13 06:32

A Professor's Tweets Bring Back Focus On Ganga Pollution In Varanasi A professor at the Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi is trying to highlight the issue of water pollution in the Ganges using the medium of Twitter in a bid to prompt authorities to take action....
2019-07-09 19:16

Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray The White House, blindsided by a pact between California and four automakers, appears to be losing ground in its effort to prevent any more for joining the agreement....
2019-08-20 15:48

Emails show Trump EPA overruled career staff on Wisconsin air pollution Politically appointed U.S. environmental officials last year overruled concerns of career scientists about air pollution in a Wisconsin county where U.S. President Donald Trump has pushed for a factory to be built by Foxconn Technology Co, newly rele...
2019-05-28 23:00

Assam Pollution Control Board Imposes Over Rs 2 Crore Fine On ONGC The Pollution Control Board in Assam has slapped a fine of Rs 2.05 crore on PSU firm Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for allegedly violating an order by the Supreme Court and causing pollution......
2019-09-17 14:32

'What they put on the fields contaminates our water': Iowa's pollution problem | Anna Jones Decades of adding fertilisers and manure to drive Iowa’s crop production has loaded the land with nutrients it can’t hold on to – and they’re ending up in the water supplyBrent Bierbaum climbs into the ditch running alongside one of his corn fields a...
2019-09-27 13:16

4 Your Health: Air pollution possibly linked to bipolar disorder and poor vision Many diabetics are cutting back on their medication because of cost. According to a new report from the CDC, 10 percent of adults were considered to be diabetic last year. Among those, more than 13 percent did not take their medication as prescribed ...
2019-08-22 13:16

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
2019-06-04 19:32

Potentially harmful carbon pollution reaches fetal side of placenta: study (Reuters Health) - Airborne carbon particles that can cause health problems in adults and children are getting into the placenta as it nourishes a developing fetus, a new study has found....
2019-09-18 00:48

Twitter storm: noise pollution creates havoc for birds, study shows Human activities could be affecting reproduction and even normal social behaviourBirds are even more disrupted by their noisy neighbours than had been thought previously, researchers have found. And human activities could be preventing birds from rep...
2019-06-20 01:48

Seven tonnes of marine plastic pollution collected on remote Arnhem Land beach Water bottles, cigarette lighters and fishing nets were among garbage found on Djulpan beach, Sea Shepherd saysFurther evidence that plastic does not discriminate as it spreads across the planet: the marine conservation organisation Sea Shepherd said...
2019-09-06 09:16

London, England pushing cargo bikes in effort to reduce congestion, pollution The push follows London's establishment of its Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce the high levels of vehicle pollution recorded on its streets....
2019-08-09 13:48

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
2019-06-20 18:32

China raises pollution violations at Minmetals rare earth unit: Xinhua State-owned China Minmetals has failed to rectify a series of pollution offences at its rare earth production unit despite being ordered to do so, the Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday, citing the environment ministry....
2019-08-15 05:48

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
2019-06-07 06:16

School at centre of Guardian's Cancer Town series may move students due to air pollution Emissions of a likely carcinogen emitted by a nearby plant have been recorded at levels hundreds of times above the safe limitLocal officials in Reserve, Louisiana, are examining the prospect of removing pupils from an elementary school situated a fe...
2019-08-24 08:16

China steel mill boss detained for pollution offences: state media The boss of a steel mill in the city of Tangshan in Hebei province has been detained after his plant was found to have violated anti-smog restrictions, state media reported on Monday....
2019-07-22 09:16

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said....
2019-05-30 08:48

Carnival pleads guilty to pollution, probation violations; cruise line fined $20M “The company pleads guilty,” Carnival's CEO told a federal judge yesterday, admitting cruise line continued to pollute oceans after 2016 conviction.        ...
2019-06-04 16:16

Traffic delays on WB I-10 at Congress TUCSON – Crews continue to clean up the westbound lanes on Interstate 10 at Congress Street after an early morning crash. Arizona of Department of Transportation says motorists should expect traffic delays as cleanup continues on the left shoulder. T...
2019-06-20 23:48

Light pollution may increase risk of West Nile virus jumping from birds to humans The risk of West Nile virus spreading among animal populations and making the jump from birds to humans may be greater in areas with light pollution....
2019-07-24 22:32

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, warning doing so would bring “untenable” uncertainty and lead to drawn-out litigation....
2019-06-08 08:48

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution. Under pressure from labor inspectors concerned about lead risk...
2019-08-03 09:16

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental grou...
2019-06-04 23:32

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
2019-06-19 21:32

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarming rate that is likely to make it more dangerous for future climbers, a U.S. scientist who spent week...
2019-06-04 17:32

Shipping companies are spending billions to fit ships with 'cheat devices' that dump poisonous pollution into the sea Shipping companies are spending billions to fit ships with "cheat devices" that dump pollution into the sea instead of the air. Thousands of ships have had "scrubber" devices attached, at a cost of more than $12 billion. This redirection of poisonous...
2019-10-04 14:00

Turns out there's more plastic pollution in the deep ocean than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The problem of plastic in the ocean is worse than feared. There’s actually more microplastic 1,000 feet down than there is in the Great Pacific Garbage.        ...
2019-06-07 01:32

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
2019-05-21 15:16

‘Bicycle Kingdom’ makes a comeback, as China seeks solutions to tackle air pollution crisis Cars have replaced bicycles as the primary means of transport in many Chinese cities but, with air pollution a major problem for the country, the bike is making a comeback, thanks to digital technology, and some 21st Century thinking....
2019-06-04 04:48

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring standards, as concerns rise that the slowing economy is undermining a five-year war on pollution....
2019-05-21 14:48

Traffic restricted on Ajo Way after I-10 rollover collision TUCSON – An overturned vehicle is causing some delays on Ajo Way at the Interstate 10 underpass after it was involved in a collision with a semi-trailer truck on the highway Thursday morning. According to Arizona Department of Public Safety, th...
2019-08-29 22:32

What do Highways England Traffic Officers do all day? Features 25 Sep, 2019 We spend a day with the Highways England Traffic Officers to get some first-hand experience of managing the UK’s motorway network...
2019-09-25 16:48

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: I-64 WB blocked due to crash WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Both lanes of Interstate 64 westbound are blocked at the 61 milemarker due to a crash. A commercial vehicle has overturned and diesel fuel is leaking in the roadway. Two lanes are blocked as crews work the scene....
2019-06-28 13:16

Latest live A1 traffic news Tips & advice 23 Aug, 2019 A1 and A1(M) traffic news and real time updates; get the latest info on A1 traffic delays, roadworks, accidents and snow...
2019-08-23 17:00

M5 traffic: live news updates News 23 Aug, 2019 Live traffic updates for the M5 and M5 junctions, plus real-time reports on travel accidents, roadworks, snow and other delays...
2019-08-23 17:00

Truck overturns, halting traffic out of NYC A trash truck somehow overturned and landed on a New Jersey roadway that leads to the Lincoln Tunnel, halting rush hour traffic out of New York City on the eve of the Fourth of July and injuring at least one person. (July 3)     ...
2019-07-03 23:48

How to Wear Neon Without Looking Like a Traffic Cone As a New York transplant whose closet brims with clothes in a sensible navy (black washes me out), I understand that deviating from neutrals can be a struggle. So when I break out of the norm, I like to go big. Lately? That means I’m busting out some...
2019-08-15 02:00

Satellite imagery of Amazon rainforest fire shows massive carbon monoxide pollution plume As the Amazon rainforest burns at unprecedented levels, new satellite imagery from NASA shows an enormous cloud of poisonous carbon monoxide rising from the devastation....
2019-08-27 20:32

Killer smog: Even small amounts of air pollution linked to risk of early death, study finds Smog isn't just annoying, it's deadly: Exposure to toxic air pollutants is linked to increased cardiovascular and respiratory death rates, study says.        ...
2019-08-22 21:16

More South Korean coal power plant curbs needed to tackle pollution: advisory group South Korea should close up to a quarter of its coal-fired power plants between December and February and nearly half in March in a bid to tackle pollution, an advisory body headed by former U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday....
2019-09-30 05:32

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
2019-05-31 19:48

London takeaway restaurants should 'refuse fast food to children after school to help curb obesity crisis', experts say Takeaway restaurants should refuse to sell fast food to unaccompanied children after school to help curb London's child obesity crisis, experts said today....
2019-09-05 03:32

Cloud traffic is dominating enterprise networks Cloud services now account for 85 percent of all enterprise web traffic according to Netskope's recently released 2019 Netskope Cloud Report which signals a need for organizations to adopt a holistic approach to securing both the cloud and web.C...
2019-08-01 21:16

Traffic lights of the future know when you want to cross the street We wouldn't blame you for feeling that pedestrian crossing buttons are frustrating at best, and useless at worst. You might not always have a free hand, and they're so slow and clueless that it can be tempting to defy the red light. Austria...
2019-05-28 08:32

Councils should be able to issue fines for traffic offences, say MPs News 22 May, 2019 Transport Committee says police are too stretched to enforce moving traffic offences, so councils should be allowed to do so instead...
2019-05-22 16:32

Traffic Alert: Construction along River might cause delays TUCSON – Heads up if you are driving on River Road for the next week or so. Construction is taking place on River between 1st and Campbell. It is part of the second set of roadway improvement projects associated with the voter- approved Proposi...
2019-09-05 06:32

These cities have the worst traffic for the Fourth of July Four cities will see delays that are three times longer than normal over the Fourth of July, according to AAA and INRIX. Nearly 49 million people are expected to travel for the holiday, with over 80% of those traveling in cars....
2019-06-30 16:00

TPD increases patrols to address traffic safety TUCSON – With the mission of tackling traffic safety, Tucson Police Department has increased police presence in central Tucson and on the west side. The department says they hope to “curtail” pedestrian fatalities and traffic collisions, ...
2019-07-24 03:00

Traffic: Vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley Crews respond to vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Courtesy: Official GV Fire PIO Twitter TUCSON – Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 19 near Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Green Va...
2019-07-03 04:32

Wi-Fi 6 guidelines aim to help operators cope with mobile traffic The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) has published deployment guidelines for mobile operators, as well as enterprises and vendors, ahead of the launch of Wi-Fi 6 later this year.Wi-Fi 6 is the first generation of wireless broadband to adopt a more c...
2019-07-11 04:16

Twice in a week climate protest blocks DC traffic For the second time in a week, climate protesters blocked streets in Downtown Washington sporadically blocking intersections and halting traffic. (Sept. 27)        ...
2019-09-28 05:32

Mount Everest traffic jam: 'Wished there was policing' Mariam Ktiri reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, only to get stuck in a traffic jam in the mountain's "death zone" on her descent. The German-Moroccan mountaineer talked to DW about the experience....
2019-07-16 01:48

Cards' Nkemdiche arrested after traffic stop Police in Scottsdale, Ariz., arrested Arizona Cardinals defensive end Robert Nkemdiche for alleged speeding and driving without a license earlier this month, ABC 15 Arizona reported Wednesday....
2019-06-20 08:32

Life inside the world's worst traffic jam Lagos, Nigeria, is an African boom city, no doubt. But traffic is so 'hellish' and gridlocked that it's taking a terrible toll on workers who grapple with commutes that last for hours....
2019-08-05 18:00

19 killed in blast and fire after traffic collision At least 19 people were killed and 30 people were injured in multiple car explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute, the Ministry of Health said, according to state-run Al-Ahram on Monday....
2019-08-05 15:48