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Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil

International concerns grow over deforestation surge since Jair Bolsonaro took powerNorway has followed Germany in suspending donations to the Brazilian government’s Amazon Fund af...

Norway halts Amazon fund donation in dispute with Brazil

Source: theguardian.com

Norway stops Amazon fund contribution in dispute with Brazil Norway has suspended donations supporting projects to curb deforestation in Brazil after the country's right-wing government blocked operations of a fund receiving the aid, the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment said on Thursday....
2019-08-16 21:48

Dispute over fate of Amazon costs Brazil aid from Germany, Norway Mounting tensions between Brazil and its European donors over the preservation of the world’s largest tropical rainforest are threatening to undermine a long-sought free-trade deal between Europe and South America....
2019-08-21 10:00

Brazil plan to revamp Amazon Fund irks Norway, Germany: sources Brazil's right-wing government has run into resistance from key donors Norway and Germany over its plans to change management of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund aimed at reducing deforestation, people familiar with the matter say....
2019-05-31 15:32

Brazil’s Amazon monitor, fired after dispute with Bolsonaro, speaks out on deforestation The dismissal of Ricardo Galvão, head of the government agency charged with watching the rainforest, has scientists fearful for their research under the right-wing leader....
2019-08-07 21:32

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of the fund's administrator, the Brazilian development bank BNDES, said on Friday....
2019-06-08 02:32

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country....
2019-06-12 22:16

Star Manager Woodford Halts Fund's Redemptions U.K. money manager Neil Woodford suspended redemptions from his main fund, drawing fresh attention to the dilemma for investment firms that promise investors they can quickly cash out of funds with hard-to-sell assets....
2019-06-05 04:32

Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 09:48

Norway's sovereign wealth fund backs away from fossil fuels Coal and oil have long been sought-after investment targets, but that is changing. Norway is increasingly withdrawing its huge sovereign wealth fund from fossil fuels. But for finance, not climate protection....
2019-07-11 03:32

Norway mulls alternatives to sluggish Europe for $1 trillion fund Norway's $1-trillion-plus sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, may seek to shift the balance of its investments between Europe, the Americas and Asia, a senior official said on Wednesday....
2019-08-21 15:32

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
2019-06-27 20:00

Brazil halts beef exports to China after atypical mad cow case Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ministry said on Monday....
2019-06-04 00:32

Norway fund may have to offload $1 billion stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 09:48

Norway wealth fund to map phasing out of oil companies from investments: finance ministry Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must assess how the planned phase out of oil and gas exploration and production companies from its investments will be conducted, the finance ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-29 21:00

REFILE-Norway fund may have to offload $1 bln stake in Glencore in shift away from coal Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund may have to sell its $1 billion stake in commodities giant Glencore, among other companies that derive more than 30 percent of their revenue from coal, to meet proposed tighter ethical investing rules....
2019-06-12 16:48

Norway Fund Boosts Renewable Energy, Divests Fossil Fuels Norway’s parliament steered its $1 trillion sovereign-wealth fund to pull an estimated more than $13 billion from oil, gas and coal extracting companies and move up to $20 billion into renewable-energy projects and companies....
2019-06-12 18:48

U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 18:16

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has given $1.2 billion to in the last decade....
2019-07-05 12:48

UPDATE 2-U.S. Supreme Court to hear IBM retirement fund dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether managers of a retirement fund for IBM Corp employees that invested in the company's stock can be sued for failing to disclose that its microelectronics business was overvalued....
2019-06-03 18:48

Supreme Court to hear Intel retirement fund dispute Intel has been accused of violating federal law in making employee retirement plan investments that cost beneficiaries hundreds of millions of dollars....
2019-06-10 17:32

Britain halts Amazon deal with Deliveroo over antitrust concerns Business regulators ordered Amazon Friday to stop investing in British food distributor Deliveroo due to "reasonable grounds" the integration amounts to a takeover....
2019-07-05 21:16

Brazil’s spat with Germany, Norway threatens Europe-South America trade deal The agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur requires Brazil to abide by the Paris climate accord. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who favors development in the Amazon, has threatened to pull out of the Pa...
2019-08-21 00:16

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar's off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other properties amid a long-running tax dispute, local media reported Monday....
2019-06-17 20:16

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary....
2019-08-16 22:16

Amazon fires stir bitter dispute over who is to blame RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb massive deforestation. The growing threat to what some ca...
2019-08-23 00:16

Leonardo DiCaprio's new environmental fund pledges $5 million in aid amid Amazon fires Earth Alliance, a new environmental organization created by Leonardo DiCaprio and his philanthropic friends, Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth, has pledged $5 million to help preserve the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-25 23:32

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as they see fit. Brazil doesn't need it," he said....
2019-08-14 11:32

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America....
2019-08-23 16:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and calls for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis continued to mount....
2019-08-23 16:00

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate change....
2019-08-22 06:32

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze. Smoke from the widespread fires has turned day......
2019-08-22 14:32

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
2019-06-28 21:00

With Amazon Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
2019-08-23 11:00

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's president accused his critics of setting them, to “call attention” against his government....
2019-08-23 15:00

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a surge in logging in the vast Amazon rain forest–and on Aug. 15, Norway suspended a $33 million don...
2019-08-22 18:16

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do not do it for charity, but to "interfere with our sovereignty."...
2019-08-23 04:16

Brazil deploys troops to help fight fires in the Amazon Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented” operations to put out the fires, and forces are heading to six Brazilian states that asked for federal help, Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo said....
2019-08-25 14:32

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a......
2019-08-25 10:32

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. Some 44,000 troops...
2019-08-24 23:48

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry....
2019-08-24 22:48

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest and that potential trade barriers are unjustified....
2019-08-24 00:32

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, he would be fired, underlining how growing international pressure to protect the Amazon is weighing on...
2019-08-02 02:16

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
2019-07-04 06:48

Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government lacks the resources to fight a record number of wildfires burning in the Amazon rainforest, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, weeks after telling donors he did not need their money....
2019-08-22 21:48

Brazil says it is target of smear campaign over role in Amazon fires Onyx Lorenzoni, the Brazilian president’s chief of staff, accused European countries of exaggerating environmental problems in Brazil in order to disrupt its commercial interests....
2019-08-23 03:48

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....
2019-08-11 02:32

Brazil forest fires rage as farmers push into the Amazon Forest fires are surging in Brazil, with the country's space agency reporting almost 8,000 fires already this year. Scientist Carlos Nobre from Sao Paolo University says politics is to blame for the alarming increase....
2019-08-21 19:48

Brazil prosecutors probe surge in Amazon deforestation and fires Federal prosecutors in Brazil said on Thursday they will investigate a spike in deforestation and wildfires raging in the Amazon state of Pará to determine whether there has been reduced monitoring and enforcement of environmental protections....
2019-08-22 21:48

Brazil space institute director sacked in Amazon deforestation row Far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro calls satellite data showing rise in deforestation ‘lies’ The director of Brazil’s National Space Research Institute (INPE) has been sacked in the midst of a controversy over its satellite data showing a rise in Amazon...
2019-08-02 23:16

Without evidence, Brazil's Bolsonaro claims NGOs may be burning the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said, without presenting evidence, that non-governmental organizations could be burning down the Amazon rainforest to bring shame on his government after he cut their funding....
2019-08-21 15:32

Amazon burning: Brazil reports record forest fires Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research center INPE, as concerns grow over right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy....
2019-08-20 21:00

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
2019-07-31 18:32

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the wildfires currently destroying the Amazon....
2019-08-24 18:16

As Amazon Fires Become Global Crisis, Brazil’s President Reverses Course After days of downplaying the fires raging across the Amazon, President Bolsonaro orders the military to step in. But it’s not clear that will be enough....
2019-08-24 08:16

Macron: ‘All G7 powers must help Brazil fight raging Amazon fires’ French president talks up trade sanctions as world leaders convene and thousands of Brazilians march against BolsonaroEmmanuel Macron has asked for world powers to help Brazil and its neighbours fight the fires raging in the Amazon and to plan huge r...
2019-08-25 07:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainforest, blaming dryer-than-normal weather for the spike in fire outbreaks this year....
2019-08-24 16:16

As Amazon Fires Rage, Thick Smoke Chokes Brazil Blackened tree trunks lay smoldering on the charred ground as thick smoke chokes the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, a scene of devastation that is being repeated across the "lungs of the planet."...
2019-08-25 21:32

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead of nationwide protests over the destruction....
2019-08-25 22:32

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land - report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:00

Record Amazon rainforest fires spark row between Brazil and France The Brazilian space agency, INPE, this week reported more than 75,000 fires across the Brazilian part of the world’s greatest rainforest, up 84 per cent on last year...
2019-08-24 04:32

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and prompted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to dispatch the military to assist in firefighting....
2019-08-25 23:32

The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. Plumes of smoke on the horizon wafted to the sky,......
2019-08-23 09:00

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused France and other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-23 10:32

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and foreign relations....
2019-08-23 14:32

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
2019-08-11 00:32

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rage in the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-24 05:00

Germany to cut 35 million euros in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspapers Germany decided to suspend 35 million euros ($39 million) in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday....
2019-08-11 23:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says he might send the army to fight forest fires in the Amazon (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres) Brazil has faced increasing international scrutiny over the record number of fires sweeping through the Amazon rain forest. On Friday, President Jair Bolsonaro, who has dismissed complaints about the fires, said Brazil's army...
2019-08-24 06:48

Amazon wildfires: Leaders pressure Brazil to quell 'international crisis' Brazil has lashed out at international critics who are blaming President Jair Bolsonaro for not doing enough to curb massive Amazon fires. Bolsonaro accused media organizations of trying to undermine his government....
2019-08-23 05:48

After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests......
2019-08-24 15:48

Bolsonaro Fires Head of Agency Tracking Amazon Deforestation in Brazil The president claimed a government monitoring agency had released deforestation data with the intent to harm Brazil’s image abroad, a decision that incited protests from environmental organizations....
2019-08-03 01:32

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest rose more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second ...
2019-07-04 01:00

President Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil can’t afford to fight Amazon fires Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says his country can’t afford to fight the massive blazes raging across the Amazon rainforest. Bolsonaro, who was elected last year, has faced criticism for not doing enough to contain deforestation as th...
2019-08-23 01:48

Trump speaks with Brazil's Bolsonaro, offers aid with Amazon rainforest fires U.S. President Donald Trump said he spoke with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday and offered help, if needed, in dealing with the Amazon rainforest fires....
2019-08-24 16:16

| Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to address wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-23 16:00

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental pro...
2019-06-04 23:32

Trump says US 'ready to assist' as Brazil battles sweeping Amazon fires President Trump extended an offer of aid to Brazil's president on Friday should the government of the South American nation need help containing massive forest fires sweeping across the Amazon rainforest.  ...
2019-08-24 19:16

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
2019-06-06 02:16

Amazon Fires Prompt Alarm in Europe, and Anger at Brazil’s Government President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major trade deal....
2019-08-23 20:00

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon 'to last drop of blood' Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amaz...
2019-08-23 23:00

Exclusive: As Amazon fires rage, Brazil tells diplomats to fix image Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the international community of its environmental credentials....
2019-08-23 23:00

As Amazon burns, Brazil's Bolsonaro tells rest of world not to interfere Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere....
2019-08-23 04:16

Brazil Begins Deploying Troops to Fight Amazon Rainforest Fires (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jair Bolsona...
2019-08-25 23:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land -report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not be used for grazing, a newspaper report said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 23:48

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, but his remarks were met with hostility by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, who essentially warned M...
2019-08-23 19:00

Warplanes dump water on Amazon as Brazil military begins fighting fires Brazilian warplanes are dumping water on the burning forest in the Amazon state of Rondonia, responding to a global outcry over the destruction of the world's largest tropical rainforest, according to a government video....
2019-08-25 23:32

President Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil lacks resources to combat Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday that his government does not have the resources to combat a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-23 01:48

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires ravaging the Amazon....
2019-08-23 23:32

Amazon fires could burn Brazil's bid to join OECD rich nations club Uncontrolled fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest could scuttle Brazil's chances of becoming a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), worried business leaders said on Friday....
2019-08-24 00:32

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting the growing international dismay and anger with Brazil as a record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest intensified the unfolding environmental crisis....
2019-08-24 00:32

Smoke from Amazon fires leaves Brazil’s largest city in total darkness Massive fires burning in the Amazon rainforest caused a daytime blackout in Brazil’s largest city this week. Day turned to night at around 3 p.m. Monday in São Paulo and the darkness lasted for about an hour, local paper Folha de S.Paulo report...
2019-08-21 14:00

Brazil Marshals Forces to Fight Amazon Fires (and Restore ‘Positive Perception’) The fires had burned for weeks but plunged President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration into crisis mode only now, after photographs began circulating widely....
2019-08-25 00:48

Amazon rainforest fires: global leaders urged to divert Brazil from 'suicide' path Experts say international pressure may be only way to sway Bolsonaro governmentInternational pressure may be the only way to stop the Brazilian government from taking a “suicide” path in the Amazon, one of the country’s most respected scientists has ...
2019-08-23 13:32

Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires as EU threatens trade retaliation over blaze EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified an unfolding environmental crisis....
2019-08-25 15:00

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

Igniting global outrage, Brazil's Bolsonaro baselessly blames NGOs for Amazon fires Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday accused non-governmental organizations of burning down the Amazon rainforest to hurt his government, as a growing global outcry against the wildfires raged through social media....
2019-08-22 00:32

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
2019-08-24 00:32

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
2019-08-23 23:32

Peltz's Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason Nelson Peltzs' Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has......
2019-05-21 17:48

Rand Paul blocks attempt to permanently fund 9/11 victims fund Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand accused Republicans of playing “political games” after a GOP senator Wednesday blocked her effort to permanently fund the 9/11 victim compensation. Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) attempted to pass the legislation by voice vote ...
2019-07-18 08:32

McConnell vows to fully fund 9/11 victim fund, wonders why Jon Stewart is 'all bent out of shape' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell strongly pushed back Monday against Jon Stewart following the comedian's complaints that the senator has not dealt "compassionately" with the health problems 9/11 responders have faced in the years following the...
2019-06-18 00:16

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join the second fund, says CEO Masayoshi Son Most investors in SoftBank Group's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday, adding discussions would begin soon....
2019-06-19 09:48

Most SoftBank Vision Fund investors want to join second fund: CEO Son Most investors in SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund want to join the group's forthcoming second fund, founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 05:32

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."        ...
2019-08-23 19:32

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about blood donation on World Blood Donor Day....
2019-06-14 16:32

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money laundering and "capital market manipulation."...
2019-08-08 14:48

A hefty donation to Trump’s inaugural comes under scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — Real estate mogul Franklin Haney contributed $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee and all he’s got to show for the money is the glare of a federal investigation. The contribution from Haney came as ...
2019-05-27 18:00

Liver donation for transplant misunderstood, underutilized (Reuters Health) - Lack of knowledge among community physicians may be keeping them from raising the possibility of living donor transplants with their patients with liver disease, new survey data suggest....
2019-06-20 01:00

Facebook wants to help connect you with blood donation centers Donating blood is a selfless act, and as with many altruistic behaviors, it’s not always easy to convince people to take a couple of hours out of their day to do it.       ...
2019-06-14 04:00

Scammers are using Facebook to run a ‘terrorist donation’ scheme Scammers are using Facebook Messenger and other apps to trick Americans into thinking they gave money to terrorist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda. According to a new warning from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector Gene...
2019-05-21 22:32

Oxford to receive biggest single donation 'since the Renaissance' US billionaire Stephen Schwarzman is donating £150m to fund humanities researchThe University of Oxford has said it is to receive its biggest single direct donation “since the Renaissance”, after it unveiled a £150m gift from the US billionaire Steph...
2019-06-19 01:48

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excit...
2019-06-27 21:48

Organ donation: Germany debates how to get people on the list Though most Germans are willing to donate their organs after death, few take the steps necessary to do so. Now lawmakers are debating ways to get more organs for the thousands of people on transplant waiting lists....
2019-06-28 09:00

University may return largest-ever donation over abortion controversy Controversy over Alabama’s new abortion restrictions could have financial consequences for the state’s public university system. The chancellor of the University of Alabama system this week asked the institution to return $21.5 million donated to its...
2019-06-01 08:16

Crook swipes donation box with $2,200 in cash from Bronx mosque A heartless crook swiped an entire donation box — holding thousands of dollars in cash — from a Bronx mosque during Ramadan, cops said Tuesday. The thief entered the Masjid Nur Al Islam Mosque on Sherman Avenue near McClellan Street in Co...
2019-06-05 03:16

Huge donation to college grads could start a new trend During Morehouse College's commencement exercises, billionaire Robert F. Smith changed the course of 396 students' lives in the span of a few seconds. His promise to pay off the entire student debt burden of the Class of 2019 sparked a wave of admira...
2019-06-03 13:48

Suspect wanted for shooting Goodwill donation box in Marana MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of a grocery store Monday afternoon. A Goodwill donation conex box located in the parking lot of the Fry’s Food and Drug at 12100 N. Tho...
2019-06-29 01:48

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
2019-07-04 18:32

Gilead, HHS chief announce donation of HIV prevention drug Truvada Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar announced a deal this week for drugmaker Gilead Sciences to donate billions of dollars in HIV prevention drugs over the course of the next decade....
2019-05-21 19:48

Community helps military families with school supplies donation TUCSON — Tons of school supplies filled tables inside The 3000 Club, a Tucson thrift store on the southwest side Saturday. Air Force Veteran, Aimee Hanebeck, is taking advantage of a school supply donation provided by The 3000 Club and the Amer...
2019-08-04 06:16

Fight against youth violence gets £10m boost after donation from packaging billionaires Tetra Pak heir Hans Rausing and his wife Julia have donated £10 million to help launch a pioneering initiative to combat the "staggering" levels of youth violence in London....
2019-08-12 12:00

Brexit Party faces review over foreign donation claims The Electoral Commission today visited Nigel Farage's Brexit Party offices to review its funding systems amid concerns over potential foreign donations....
2019-05-21 17:32

NYPD detective to meet new ‘forever family’ after kidney donation NYPD Detective Michael Lollo and Pennsylvania mom Ruth Tisak have never met — but the two are forever connected. In fact, their first formal interaction of any kind came on social media. “Hello Ruth. It seems you might have gotten my left kidney,” Lo...
2019-07-22 07:16

Minister VK Singh's Former Advisor Arrested For Embezzling Party Donation The former political advisor of Union minister VK Singh has been arrested for stealing the money received as donation to the BJP, police said Saturday....
2019-06-08 20:32

After liver donation, Fox News correspondent Ed Henry looks to spread the word about transplant needs When Ed Henry, chief national correspondent at Fox News Channel, decided to donate part of his liver to his sister, Colleen, he never intended it to become something that would spread broader awareness about the need for organ donations....
2019-08-05 09:48

Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
2019-05-22 17:48

Stephen Curry to resurrect Howard University golf program with donation Two-time NBA MVP announces seven-figure donation to HBCUHoward to field first Division I golf program in 152-year historyHoward University is bringing back its long-dormant college golf program with an assist from Stephen Curry. The Golden State Warr...
2019-08-19 18:16

Oculus founder says he 'got fired' from Facebook, suggesting a pro-Trump donation was to blame Palmer Luckey, founder of Oculus and former Facebook employee, admits he was fired from the social networking giant a few years ago, saying it was for "no reason at all."...
2019-05-22 20:48

Texas Democrat Cuellar declines to give away NRA donation in wake of gun massacres "Why would he do that?" said Cuellar's campaign spokesman, Colin Strother, when asked whether the lawmaker will return an NRA donation or give it to charity....
2019-08-07 00:16

New York Times reporter allegedly solicited $30K donation from Jeffrey Epstein A New York Times reporter allegedly solicited a $30,000 donation from Jeffrey Epstein to a Harlem cultural center, according to a new report. The revelation came after the reporter, Landon Thomas Jr., was asked by his editors last year to interview t...
2019-08-23 20:00

Oprah surprises New Jersey students with $500K donation, pizza party Former daytime talk show host and media mogul Oprah Winfrey donated $500,000 to a Newark high school after she heard of its after-school program.        ...
2019-05-21 14:48

Booker returns pharma exec’s donation he claimed didn’t exist Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker has returned a donation he received from a pharmaceutical executive — after claiming at the first debate that his campaign rejects financial support from the industry. The $2,800 contribution was...
2019-07-03 19:48

UPDATE 1-Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted fi...
2019-07-04 22:48

Indian Expats Open Donation Centres In UAE For Flood-Hit People In Kerala Indian expats from Kerala in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have opened collection centres for donations to support the thousands of displaced families in their flood-hit state, the media reported on......
2019-08-13 13:48

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang and her companies, a report said Wednesday. The FBI is probing if Yang, the owner of several massage...
2019-05-30 07:48

James Harden makes big donation to renovate Houston basketball courts Harden is donating more than $240K to the city of Houston to restore outdoor courts in under-served areas that were ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.       ...
2019-08-25 11:00

Putin halts Russian flights to Georgia Russian President Vladimir Putin issued the temporary ban, state news agency TASS reported on Friday. It added that Putin has also ordered the repatriation of Russian citizens temporarily living in Georgia....
2019-06-22 00:32

Chip designer ARM halts work with Huawei after U.S. ban British chip designer ARM has halted relations with Huawei [HWT.L] in order to comply with a United States blockade of the company, potentially crippling the Chinese company's ability to make new chips for its future smartphones....
2019-05-22 17:32

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
2019-05-23 00:16

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
2019-07-17 00:48

Word of Jeffrey Epstein's $200K donation causes senior MIT lab staffer to resign Controversy surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's donations to the MIT lab date back to 2015. He reportedly gave over $200,000.        ...
2019-08-21 22:00

Rolling Thunder offered $200G donation to help continue famed DC motorcycle ride The Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride may not be coming to an end after all following a generous gift to the veterans advocacy organization and emphatic support from President Trump. ...
2019-05-27 19:32

YouTuber caught speeding in new Lamborghini pays ticket, makes donation to police The YouTuber behind the popular channel “Hoovie’s Garage” was caught speeding in a brand new Lamborghini on Friday and reportedly donated a matching amount of the ticket to an officer’s fund....
2019-07-22 09:01

Rob Gronkowski happy to be accepted in Buffalo again, makes huge donation to children's hospital Rob Gronkowski grew up miles outside Buffalo but became enemy No. 1 because he dominated the game for years as a tight end with the New England Patriots....
2019-06-19 21:01

After Albert Haynesworth reveals kidney failure, hospital gets outpouring of donation offers Vanderbilt Medical Center gets outpouring of organ donation offers after former NFL star Albert Haynesworth announces he needs a kidney transplant.       ...
2019-07-12 12:00

Jeffrey Epstein used $46 million charitable donation to keep alive ties with billionaire Les Wexner Wealthy financier and accused child molester Jeffrey Epstein had a complicated relationship with billionaire and L Brands Chairman Les Wexner. It included a $46 million transaction between their foundations and a breakup....
2019-07-12 01:48

Maker Faire halts operations and lays off all staff Financial troubles have forced Maker Media, the company behind crafting publication MAKE: magazine as well as the science and art festival Maker Faire, to lay off its entire staff of 22 and pause all operations. TechCrunch was tipped off to Maker Me...
2019-06-08 06:16

Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system Kazakhstan has halted the implementation of an internet surveillance system criticized by lawyers as illegal, with the government describing its initial rollout as a test....
2019-08-07 15:16

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursd...
2019-06-20 21:48

U.S. judge halts rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 05:32

German court halts space experiment on hamsters A German university's space travel experiment has been put on ice for now, as it would have cost the lives of dozens of hamsters. The court said there were still unanswered questions about the ethics of the animal tests....
2019-06-21 22:00

Judge halts new airport project outside Mexico City MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican anti-graft group says a judge has provisionally halted a project to turn an air base into a new civilian and military airport north of the capital. Mexicans Against Corruption says the project is on hold until the governm...
2019-06-08 03:32

Cuadrilla halts work after UK's biggest fracking tremor Company says most residents will not have felt microseismic event at Lancashire siteCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the locati...
2019-08-23 08:32

EVA Air attendants strike halts flights for 1,000s in Taiwan TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A strike by flight attendants at EVA Air, Taiwan’s second-largest airline, has left thousands of passengers scrambling for alternative transport. Dozens of flights had been canceled as a Friday after flight attendants walk...
2019-06-21 06:16

Pakistan’s top court halts execution of mentally ill inmate ISLAMABAD (AP) — A rights group says Pakistan’s Supreme Court has halted the execution of a mentally ill prisoner. In a statement, the Justice Project Pakistan said Monday’s court order halting the execution of Ghulam Abbas, 36, was annou...
2019-06-17 19:16

Maduro halts talks with opposition to protest US sanctions Venezuela’s government says it will not attend a planned round of talks with the opposition this week to protest the Trump administration’s freezing of its assets in the U.S....
2019-08-08 04:48

University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor. The post University of Alabama trustees vote to return a record $26.5 million donation given by controversial donor ap...
2019-06-07 18:16

MIT staffer, visiting scholar quit over Jeffrey Epstein's $200G donation to school media lab Two researchers are cutting ties with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab in the wake of revelations that the prestigious technology research hub accepted at least $200,000 from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein....
2019-08-22 04:16

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
2019-05-22 02:16

Wealth Matters: Notre-Dame Donation Backlash Raises Debate: What’s Worthy of Philanthropy? Philanthropic experts said they were not shocked by what seemed like an ungrateful response to the money raised to restore the cathedral, but few agreed on a solution....
2019-05-21 14:31

Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, both recovering and making 'good progress' after liver donation surgeries Fox News chief national correspondent Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, are making good progress in their recoveries after liver donation surgeries, their family said Wednesday....
2019-07-11 04:32

Trump halts fines on Obama-era fuel efficiency violations President Trump is undoing another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The president said Friday he would freeze fines imposed by his predecessor on automakers who produced new cars which violated stiff fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. ...
2019-07-13 20:32

Opinion: Deutsche Bank halts global adventure in lending The days when Deutsche Bank officials played big to win big are over. The lender's new credo is "back to the roots." The plan to overhaul Deutsche Bank is radical, DW's Henrik Böhme writes, but the outcome remains open....
2019-07-08 07:00

Cuadrilla halts fracking after biggest tremor yet at Lancashire site ‘Microseismic event’ measuring 1.55ML on Richter scale stops Preston New Road operationsCuadrilla was forced to halt fracking at its shale gas site near Blackpool in Lancashire on Wednesday night after triggering the largest tremor recorded at the lo...
2019-08-22 13:16

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
2019-05-25 13:16

High court halts electoral map redrawing in Michigan, Ohio WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting on hold court orders in Michigan and Ohio to redraw electoral maps that federal judges found were too partisan. The high court action comes Friday as it is weighing cases from Maryland and North Carolina...
2019-05-24 22:00

HTC halts U11 Android 9.0 Pie update rollout following reports of bricked phones HTC released the Android 9.0 Pie update for the HTC U11 about a week ago but decided to halt the rollout after just two days. Apparently, many HTC U11 users who upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie have had their smartphones bricked.Specifically, after updati...
2019-06-05 22:00

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately hal...
2019-05-25 16:32

Mike D’Antoni halts contract extension talks with Rockets Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni ended talks geared toward a new contract, ESPN and the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. D’Antoni remains under contract for next season, which will be his fourth with the Rockets, and said recently he ...
2019-05-31 06:48

Huawei reassesses goal of overtaking Samsung as production halts Huawei has made no secret of its plans to overtake Samsung as the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer by the first quarter of 2020. But in light of its recent US trade ban, the company is reassessing its goal.According to Honor President Zhao Min...
2019-06-02 04:48

Strike halts shipments for three terminals in Argentina's Rosario grains hub A maritime workers strike in Argentina stopped shipments in three terminals of the main grains port, Rosario, the hub for 80 percent of the South American country's agriculture exports, the Chamber of Port and Maritime Activities (CAPyM) said on Mond...
2019-06-03 22:16

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib province and the possibility of a humanitarian disaster, a council diplomat said....
2019-06-04 08:00

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.The ...
2019-08-02 19:16

Spanish court halts government plan to exhume Franco Spain's Supreme Court is temporarily halting the government's plan to move the remains of Gen. Francisco Franco to a discreet tomb next week as judges have yet to rule on the appeals of the dictator's descendants....
2019-06-04 13:00

Newark Airport halts all flights after airplane skids off runway All flights were halted temporarily in and out of Newark Liberty Airport Saturday afternoon when a plane apparently skidded off a runway. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport. Please ch...
2019-06-15 22:00

Universal Pictures Halts Marketing of 'The Hunt' After Mass Shootings Comcast’s Universal Pictures is postponing marketing of a coming thriller about Americans hunting fellow Americans out of concern the violent film’s ad campaign is too reminiscent of mass shootings in the past week....
2019-08-08 05:48

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro halts talks with opposition over US sanctions Venezuela responded to President Donald Trump's move to freeze assets in the US by skipping talks with Juan Guaido's team in Barbados. The government accused Guaido of 'celebrating and promoting' so-called US aggression....
2019-08-08 10:32

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signaling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beijing threatened more tariffs on U.S. farm products....
2019-08-06 22:48

Wall Street rally halts as financial shares slide Financial shares led U.S. stocks lower on Tuesday to end a three-day rally as investors awaited comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell at the end of the week....
2019-08-20 21:32

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
2019-06-15 21:32

Federal judge in California halts Trump’s latest asylum ban A judge in San Francisco on Wednesday blocked the days-old program, and criticized the federal government for attempting to bypass existing law, after a judge in Washignton allowed it....
2019-07-25 03:00

Trump says he's considering options after Guatemala halts 'safe third country' designation U.S. President Donald Trump said he is now considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided to not move forward with a safe third country agreement that would have required the Central American country to take in more asylum s...
2019-07-23 16:32

Norbord temporarily halts Alberta mill production following wildfires Norbord Inc said on Tuesday it suspended production at its oriented strand board (OSB) mill in High Level, Alberta, to comply with evacuation orders following nearby wildfires....
2019-05-21 22:16

Fiancée of beloved principal who died after bone marrow donation sues New Jersey hospital The fiancée of former principal Derrick Nelson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a New Jersey hospital and others over his unexpected death.        ...
2019-07-23 01:16

Granger Smith's wife says 3-year-old son, who died in 'tragic accident,' saved 2 lives with organ donation Country singer Granger Smith’s wife revealed on Saturday that their son’s donated organs helped save the lives of two people after he died in a “tragic accident” last month....
2019-07-15 06:16

Rock star Bret Michaels pledges $10,000 donation in honor of Vandy pitcher's daughter Vanderbilt pitcher Tyler Brown won a national title and learned his 1-year-old daughter will not need another surgery anytime soon while in Omaha.       ...
2019-06-28 06:16

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S. pressure that it absorb large numbers of migrants....
2019-07-15 18:32

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has bloc...
2019-05-25 10:48

GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26% GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at it...
2019-06-05 02:16

India's World Cup dream on hold after rain halts semifinal clash India has proved a nigh on unstoppable force at the Cricket World Cup -- but it had no answer to the infamous English weather as rain cut short its semifinal clash against New Zealand Tuesday....
2019-07-09 21:48

North Korea Reportedly Halts "Mass Games" After Kim Jong Un Complains Days after this year's "Mass Games" debuted before North Korea's top leadership, the huge pageant has been put on hold after leader Kim Jong Un expressed his dissatisfaction, foreign tour groups said......
2019-06-05 16:16

US judge halts Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C., sided with drugmakers Merck & Co, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rule from taking effect on Tuesday as planned....
2019-07-09 19:32

India halts attempt to retrieve climbers' bodies on Himalayan mountain Officials in India had to scuttle an attempt on Wednesday to retrieve five bodies believed to be members of an international climbing team that went missing on the country's second-highest mountain after a rescue helicopter was unable to reach them....
2019-06-05 22:32

Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after missile strike: authorities The Libyan capital Tripoli's Mitiga airport halted air traffic on Sunday after the facility was struck by missiles, according to a post on the airport authorities' Facebook page....
2019-07-08 04:48

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
2019-05-30 01:32

Hong Kong airport halts check-ins as U.N. urges restraint over protests Flights leaving Hong Kong were disrupted for a second day on Tuesday, plunging the former British colony deeper into turmoil as its stockmarket fell to a seven-month low, and its leader said it had been pushed into a state of "panic and chaos"....
2019-08-13 17:32

China Steps Up Pressure On Taiwan, Halts Individual Travel Permits China stepped up pressure on Taiwan on Wednesday as it announced the suspension of individual travel permits to the self-ruled democratic island "due to current cross-strait relations"....
2019-07-31 20:48

Norbord temporarily halts production at Alberta's High Level mill Canada's Norbord Inc , the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB), said on Tuesday it has temporarily suspended production at its mill in High Level, Alberta, due to wildfires in the nearby region....
2019-06-18 20:32

Apple halts Siri response grading program after privacy concerns Apple Inc said on Friday it suspended its global program where it analyzed recordings from users interacting with its voice assistant Siri, after some privacy concerns were raised about the program....
2019-08-02 17:32

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 05:48

Lyft halts San Francisco e-bike program after bicycles catch fire Decision to temporarily pull bikes comes nearly two months after ride sharing company launched its fleet in the cityLyft has put the brakes on its electric bike program in San Francisco, after the batteries on multiple vehicles caught fire.On Wednesd...
2019-08-01 03:32

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
2019-06-29 23:00

Rain halts Campbell-NC State game; play to resume Saturday RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Campbell and North Carolina State will continue their NCAA regional game Saturday after weather concerns kept them from finishing as scheduled Friday. Campbell, the No. 3 seed, was leading the second-seeded Wolfpack 5-4 after 8 ½...
2019-06-01 05:48

CNOOC halts field work at western Uganda project over Ebola fears China National Offshore Oil Corp, or CNOOC, said on Thursday it had halted field work at its western Uganda project over an Ebola scare and that activities would resume after getting an all-clear from the country's ministry of health....
2019-07-25 08:48

METALS-Shanghai aluminium advances as fire halts production at Chinese smelter Shanghai aluminium rose over 1% on Monday to a more than one-week high after a Chinese firm halted production at a smelting unit due to a fire over the weekend....
2019-05-27 11:32

Lightning Injures Fans, Halts Play At Golf Tournament. Watch Video A statement from the PGA Tour said four fans were injured after two lightning strikes hit trees near the 16th tee at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, showering debris over nearby fans....
2019-08-25 10:00

Israeli court halts park entry ban deemed racist by Arab citizens A court on Sunday ordered a predominantly Jewish town in northern Israel to lift a ban on non-resident visitors to its parks, a prohibition that a rights group said was aimed at keeping Arabs out....
2019-07-14 16:00

Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change Pakistan halted its main train service to India on Thursday and banned Indian films as it exerted diplomatic pressure on New Delhi for revoking the special status of Kashmir, the region at the heart of 70 years of hostility between them....
2019-08-08 22:16

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
2019-05-23 19:32

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
2019-07-16 19:16

Court orders Danube cruise captain held as flood halts search near wreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the captain of a cruise liner that crashed into a pleasure boat on the Danube to be held pending a criminal investigation into a disaster believed to have killed 28 people, nearly all of them South Korean tourist...
2019-06-01 20:00

India vs New Zealand abandoned as rain halts Cricket World Cup semi-final at Old Trafford India's Cricket World Cup semi-final clash with New Zealand will head into a second day after rain forced play to be abandoned without a result at Old Trafford on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 20:48

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite s...
2019-05-21 17:16

‘El Paso Is the Strongest Place in the World.’ Beto O’Rourke Halts Campaign to Rush Home After Walmart Shooting 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke has halted his campaign to return to his hometown of El Paso, Texas after a mass shooting at a Walmart there. “We have just learned a short while ago that there has been a shooting in E...
2019-08-04 05:48

Norway through to last 16 with two penalties against South Korea Two penalties, one early in each half, gave Norway a 2-1 victory over South Korea in the Women’s World Cup at Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims to secure a place in the last 16 and eliminate their opponents.Norway went ahead in the fifth minute through ...
2019-06-18 07:32

Familiarity should help Matildas against Norway: Gielnik Australia's Norwegian connection will do all they can to give their coaches the inside track ahead of the last-16 knockout clash at the women's World Cup on Saturday, according to Matildas forward Emily Gielnik....
2019-06-20 08:32

Venezuela talks in Norway end without deal Government and opposition envoys meeting in Norway have failed to reach an agreement in their latest rounds of talks. Opposition leader Juan Guaido has vowed to press ahead with street protests....
2019-05-30 04:48

Norway opens World Cup with 3-0 win over Nigeria REIMS, France (AP) — Guro Reiten and Lisa Marie Utland scored to help Norway open the Women’s World Cup with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday night. The 1995 winners played without Ada Hegerberg, the 2018 FIFA Ballon d’Or winner who...
2019-06-09 03:32

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer honors Alek Trebek with donation "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer honored Alek Trebek in a meaningful way by making a donation to a cancer research walk in Trebek's name.        ...
2019-06-21 07:48

Opinion: Louisiana-Lafayette football coach needs lesson in what 'donation' really means Louisiana-Lafayette coach Billy Napier defends telling players to donate to foundation. Dan Wolken says it shows idiocy of college athletics industry.       ...
2019-08-17 17:00

eBay promises a ‘Crash Sale’ on Amazon Prime Day if Amazon’s website crashes By now, word is out that this year’s version of Black Friday in July for Amazon — its annual Prime Day deals event — will be stretched to two days this time around, in addition to offering Amazon Prime subscribers more than a millio...
2019-06-28 00:32

The best cheap Amazon Kindle sale prices and deals on Amazon Prime Day 2019 A cheap Kindle sale is never that far away in these parts as Amazon is keen to stay atop of the ereader pile. Kindle prices on most of the devices are already great value given the high quality you get in your hands.We really want to help you beat th...
2019-07-12 16:00

Is Amazon Prime worth it in Australia? Amazon's subscription service explained UPDATE: Amazon has announced the dates for Prime Day 2019. In Australia, the sale will begin at 00:01am on July 15 and go on for 48 hours till July 16 ticks across midnight. However, with plenty of deals on offer from the US storefront, Aussies will ...
2019-07-02 09:16

‘Amazon. Try Not to Think About It.’ John Oliver Celebrates Amazon Prime Day on Last Week Tonight In anticipation of Amazon Prime Day, John Oliver dedicated Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight to e-commerce—specifically conditions in warehouses operated by online retailers. According to Oliver, working in such facilities can be, well, da...
2019-07-03 22:16

FedEx Is Ending a Major Amazon Deal As Amazon Builds a Rival Shipping Network FedEx is snipping another tie with Amazon as the e-commerce giant emerges as a competitor by building its own shipping network. The ground-delivery contract with Amazon won’t be renewed when it expires at the end of this month, FedEx said in an...
2019-08-07 20:48

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
2019-05-27 15:16

'Jeopardy!' champ James Holzhauer honors Alex Trebek with pancreatic cancer donation James Holzhauer donated $1,109.14, "For Alex Trebek and all the other survivors," to the Naperville Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk.        ...
2019-06-20 15:32

'Cooler filled with male genitalia' found in raid of Phoenix body-donation company A head sewn onto a mismatched body and a cooler filled with penises are among items found by FBI agents during a raid on a body-donation business.       ...
2019-07-23 18:32

The corporate spat is over between Google and Amazon: YouTube is again available on Amazon Fire TV Corporate spat saw Google refuse to allow products on Amazon devices & vice versa. But Google Home & Nest Hub products still not available on Amazon.       ...
2019-07-09 15:32

Source for water contamination in Norway not yet found COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital. Baard Espeli, deputy mayor of the municipality of Askoey, an island nor...
2019-06-11 12:48

Venezuela's Guaido says no plans for further talks in Norway Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Friday that the opposition does not currently plan to join a new round of talks in Norway with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro, after mediation efforts collapsed last month without a deal....
2019-06-08 02:32

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
2019-06-09 22:48

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NiceAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.10pm BST My favourite colleague Richard Parkin is with me in Nice, and he’s been writing up a storm ahead of the game. Check out this on the threat Norway ...
2019-06-22 20:16

Norway defeat Australia on penalties to reach last eight "Women\u0027s World Cup last 16, Allianz Riviera, Nice - Norway 1 (Herlovsen 31\u0027) Australia 1 (Kellond-Knight 83\u0027). Norway win 4-1 on penalties."...
2019-06-23 01:48

Norway sink Australia in shootout to reach last eight Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women's World Cup quarter-finals for the first time since 2007 following a highly-entertaining 1-1 draw after extra time on Saturday....
2019-06-23 03:48

Norway's Adevinta says new French digital tax may hit earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity but would likely hit the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-16 02:00

Houghton and Bright both start as England take on Norway "England captain Steph Houghton is fit enough to start for their World Cup quarter-final clash against Norway, as is her central defensive partner Millie Bright."...
2019-06-27 20:16

Shooting at Norway mosque investigated as 'possible act of terrorism' The suspect had been apprehended after the attack, in which shots were fired but no one was hurt, with members of the congregation having overpowered him before police arrived....
2019-08-12 07:32

Cool approach to penalties sees Norway through There was a sense of inevitability for Norway as they rallied together ahead of the penalty shootout that sent them into the quarter-finals of the women's World Cup following a 1-1 draw with Australia on Saturday....
2019-06-23 03:48

Norway says Venezuela mediation to resume next week Norway says representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have decided to return to Oslo for a mediation effort aimed at resolving the political crisis in the South American country....
2019-05-26 00:00

Women's World Cup: Why England v Norway should excite us With England through to the Women's World Cup quarter finals, football could well and truly be coming home. Here are six reasons to be excited about this evening's England v Norway match....
2019-06-27 19:32

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital....
2019-06-11 16:48

Edoardo Affini claims first pro win at Tour of Norway "With peloton rapidly closing, Mitchelton-Scott neo-pro out-sprints remaining break-mates to record Stage 4 victory and give the Australian WorldTour team its second win of the day …"...
2019-06-01 01:48

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
2019-07-03 06:16

France v Norway: Women's World Cup – live! Updates from the Group A match kicking off at 8pm BSTYou can email Jacob here or tweet him hereSearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 7.10pm BST It’s the generation game ... 7.06pm BST F...
2019-06-12 20:16

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again next week The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for power....
2019-05-26 01:16

Norway: One injured in shooting at Oslo mosque A person has been injured in a shooting at a mosque in the suburb of Baerum near the Norwegian capital Oslo. Police said a suspect has been arrested....
2019-08-10 21:00

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox has walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in 76 days...
2019-07-02 16:32

Norway says Venezuelan talks making progress Norway's government on Wednesday praised progress made in talks between representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and the political opponents trying to oust him, even as tensions mounted back home....
2019-05-30 07:32

France defeat Norway to continue 100% start France all but secure a place in the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup after striker Valerie Gauvin marks her return with a goal against Norway....
2019-06-13 12:16

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Busi...
2019-07-08 21:32

U.S. senators ask Amazon CEO if 'Amazon's Choice' deceives consumers Two U.S. senators asked Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."...
2019-08-12 22:48

WRX Norway: Marklund claims first series win at suddenly wet Hell Double European Rallycross champion Anton Marklund claimed a maiden World Rallycross victory as conditions suddenly turned torrential at the Norwegian round at Hell...
2019-06-16 22:48

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.15pm BST Norway: Hjelmseth; Wold, Thorisdottir, Mjelde, Boe Risa, Herlovsen, Gr...
2019-06-08 20:32

| Norway's Haland hits U20 WC record 9-goal haul Norway's Erling Haland smashed the Under-20 World Cup record for goals scored in a single match when he hit a whopping nine in a 12-0 thrashing of Honduras....
2019-05-30 23:00

Jo Nesbo, Master of Norway Noir, Returns With His Creepiest Yet Nesbo’s new novel, “The Knife,” made Marilyn Stasio’s skin crawl, so she followed it with less grisly fare, including a mystery set at a summer cottage in Maine....
2019-07-19 19:00

France beats Norway 2-1 to remain undefeated in World Cup Eugenie Le Sommer scored the winning goal from the penalty spot to lift host nation France to a 2-1 win over Norway at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 14:00

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
2019-06-09 00:16

WWC roundup: France overcomes own goal to beat Norway Eugenie Le Sommer converted the game-winning penalty kick in the 72nd minute, and the tournament hosts overcame an appalling own goal to beat Norway 2-1 on Wednesday in Nice, France and move to 2-0 atop Group A at the Women's World Cup....
2019-06-13 01:00

1 Injured After Gunman Goes On Shooting Spree At Mosque In Norway A gunman armed with multiple weapons opened fire in a mosque near the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, injuring one person before being overpowered by an elderly worshipper, police and witnesses......
2019-08-11 05:00

One Injured In Norway Mosque Shooting, Suspect Arrested A gunman armed with multiple weapons went on a shooting spree in a mosque in a suburb of the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, injuring one worshipper before being arrested, police and witnesses......
2019-08-11 05:00

Surge of algae kills millions of salmon in Norway A surge of algae has killed an estimated 8 million salmon at Norwegian fish farms over the past week, wiping out more than half of this year's expected sales growth, the state-owned Norwegian Seafood Council said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 14:48

Norway wants to open two new North Sea areas to offshore wind Norway will seek to open two areas for the construction of floating offshore wind parks, which combined could hold a turbine capacity of up to 3.5 gigawatts(GW), the Norwegian oil and energy ministry said in a statement on Tuesday....
2019-06-19 01:48

Norway beats Australia on penalties to reach quarterfinals NICE, France (AP) — Ingrid Engen hit the decisive penalty kick and Norway beat Australia in a shootout Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup. Australia captain Sam Kerr, who was frustrated by Norway most of the...
2019-06-23 02:16

Eugénie Le Sommer’s VAR penalty gives France narrow win over Norway Eugénie Le Sommer held her nerve to score the VAR-awarded penalty winner for France after Wendie Renard had potentially gifted Norway a vital point in the race to top Group A.With France leading Norway courtesy of a Valérie Gauvin effort straight aft...
2019-06-12 23:16

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 3: Norway Norway are missing Ada Hegerberg but the squad has enough quality to reach the semis if the defence performsThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations fro...
2019-05-28 11:16

Norway knocks South Korea out of World Cup with 2-1 victory REIMS, France (AP) — Norway knocked South Korea out of the Women’s World Cup by scoring on two penalties in a 2-1 victory Monday. Caroline Graham Hansen scored after five minutes and Isabell Herlovsen beat goalkeeper Kim Min-jung from the spot ...
2019-06-18 03:16

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially....
2019-06-18 01:00

Norway mosque attack suspect appears in court Philip Manshaus, 21, accused of an attempted terrorist attack in Oslo, is being held on suspicion of murder and breaching anti-terror lawsThe man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, ap...
2019-08-13 02:48

Shooting At Norway Mosque "Attempted Act Of Terror", Say Police The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an "attempted act of terror", Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views....
2019-08-11 17:00

Norway's Adevinta says French digital tax to impact earnings Online advertising group Adevinta said the newly introduced digital tax in France lacked clarity, but would likely impact the Norwegian company's earnings as it posted second-quarter earnings roughly in line with expectations....
2019-07-15 09:16

Tesla Model 3 Is Norway's Top Selling EV In June 2019 In total, 48.4% of all new cars sold from January to June were electric, surpassing the 31.2% seen for the full year 2018, and making oil-producing Norway the global leader in per-capita electric car......
2019-07-02 13:48

Norway mosque shooting suspect can be held for four weeks A man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, can be held in police custody for four weeks while the case is being investigated, the Oslo District Court ruled on Monday....
2019-08-12 17:00

England were brilliant against Norway but must be wary of overconfidence | Eni Aluko England dismantled Norway with a high-calibre display but it is too early to be getting carried away given the quality of semi-final opposition that awaitsWhat an exceptional performance England produced in their quarter-final victory over Norway. It...
2019-06-28 23:48

Norway Might Have Won The Whole Thing, If Only They Hadn't Alienated The Best Player In The World The situation with Norway’s women’s soccer team is like something out of the Iliad. In this analogy, the World Cup is the Trojan War, the Norwegian team is the heavily armed but nonetheless overmatched Greek army, and Ada Hegerberg is Achilles, the G...
2019-06-06 07:16

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
2019-07-03 05:32

Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court The 21-year-old man is suspected of opening fire in a mosque and breaching anti-terror laws. He has pleaded not guilty and refused to be interrogated by authorities....
2019-08-14 11:32

Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt....
2019-08-15 01:00

Soviet sub that sank off Norway in 1989 still emitting radiation A Soviet nuclear submarine which sank off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation, researchers said on Wednesday following an expedition that used a remotely controlled vehicle for the first time....
2019-07-10 17:32

Venezuela: Representatives of Maduro and Guaido to meet in Norway Norway's foreign ministry said in a statement that the government and opposition delegates will hold talks in Oslo next week to carry forward the negotiation process. It will be their first face-to-face meeting....
2019-05-26 13:00

Watch: England whiffs shot, still scores vs. Norway England star Ellen White missed the ball on a shot attempt, but it rolled to her teammate for a scoring strike early on in a 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinal game against Norway on Thursday in Le Havre, France....
2019-06-28 01:48

Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway's nuclear test-ban monitor said on Friday....
2019-08-23 16:00

Norway PM issues ultimatum to junior government partners Norway's Conservative Party Prime Minister Erna Solberg has set a Monday deadline for the three junior partners in her coalition to decide whether they should remain in her government....
2019-08-23 23:00

Norway negotiators work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian oil workers and their employers have extended their pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to avert a strike that would reduce the country's oil and gas output, negotiators said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 01:48

Norway break Australia's hearts in Women's World Cup last-16 shootout Sam Kerr misses first Australian penalty kickMatildas finish with 10 players after Alanna Kennedy red cardSome games of football need only a single error, a single moment of brilliance to decide them. Others can feast on a cornucopia of chances yet n...
2019-06-23 00:16

Tour of Norway: Wins keep coming for Deceuninck - Quick-Step "Despite fierce conception on a technical finish in Mandal, Belgian WorldTour team Deceuninck - Quick-Step continues to make it look easy this season collecting win No.31 as Colombian sprinter Álvaro Hodeg claimed Stage 2 at the Tour of Norway (UCI 2...
2019-05-30 05:16

| Norway draft in towering press officer to prepare for Renard Norway have drafted in their towering male press officer to help prepare for the looming figure of French star Wendie Renard in their World Cup Group A showdown....
2019-06-11 19:32

Norway Politician Forced Sex on Asylum Seekers, Court Finds Svein Ludvigsen, a former fisheries minister and regional governor, was sentenced to five years in prison for exploiting his power, forcing three young men from Asia and Africa to have sex with him....
2019-07-05 03:01

Gravity-defying hotel designed to hang off cliff in Norway Architects are taking “edgy” design to new heights with a breathtaking new hotel that juts off the side of a cliff in Norway -- complete with a see-through pool that hangs over the face of a 1,982-foot rock....
2019-07-31 19:48

Norway says Venezuela government, opposition to hold new round of talks Norway said on Saturday that representatives of Venezuela's government and opposition will return to Oslo next week following an initial round of preliminary talks about how to address the country's political crisis....
2019-05-26 01:16

| WATCH | Norway mosque shooting: One hurt, suspect arrested A gunman armed with multiple weapons opened fire in a mosque near the Norwegian capital Oslo on Saturday, injuring one person before being overpowered by an elderly worshipper, police and witnesses said....
2019-08-11 02:00

Penalties see lacklustre Norway beat Korea to seal last 16 spot "Two penalties were enough to book Norway\u0027s ticket to the last 16 at the women\u0027s World Cup after an uninspiring 2-1 win against a feisty South Korea team that restored some pride after losing their first two games."...
2019-06-18 01:00

Norway thinks it captured a Beluga whale that was spying for Russia Russia may be resorting to more unconventional methods of espionage these days, dragooning Mother Nature into helping the country extend its spying capabilities. That’s what Norway officials think, at any rate, after the capture of a Beluga wha...
2019-05-22 01:16

Tour of Norway: Kristoff stage win lands yellow jersey "Despite lingering effects of a recent illness and his entire team being dropped inside the final 20 kilometres, Alexander Kristoff scores Stage 5 victory and takes leader’s jersey from fellow Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen …"...
2019-06-01 22:32

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
2019-08-16 12:48

Fantastic arctic fox: animal walks 3,500km from Norway to Canada Epic journey by female fox includes fastest movement rate for species ever recordedAn arctic fox has walked more than 3,500km (2,000 miles) from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, astonishing researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute.The animal, kn...
2019-07-02 10:48

Norway's Saevik juggling studies and sport at women's World Cup When Norway's Karina Saevik is not busy training or helping her country progress at the women's World Cup, she can be found with her head buried in books as she juggles academics and soccer....
2019-06-21 20:48

England beats Norway 3-0 to reach Women’s World Cup semis LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Lucy Bronze helped set up the first two goals before completing England’s 3-0 victory over Norway with a powerful shot of her own Thursday night, sending the team into its second straight Women’s World Cup semifina...
2019-06-28 00:48

Norway's Telenor CEO sees decision on 5G supplier in fourth quarter Telenor expects to decide on its supplier of 5G technology in the fourth quarter of 2019, its CEO told Reuters, despite having as yet no clarification from Norwegian authorities as to whether Huawei can be one of them....
2019-07-16 15:00

Norway v England: Women's World Cup quarter-final – live! Women’s World Cup quarter-final updates, 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: check out the latest standingsAnd you can email Barry here or tweet him here 6.27pm BST 6.25pm BST Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:48

Venezuela government, opposition will return to Norway for talks, Oslo says Representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition will return to Norway for a second round of talks to help resolve their months-long conflict, the Norwegian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday....
2019-05-26 01:16

Talks between Venezuela government and opposition continuing, says mediator Norway Talks between the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing in Barbados, the foreign ministry from mediator Norway said late on Thursday in a rare statement about the progress of the discussions....
2019-07-19 10:16

Norway Mosque Shooting Investigated as Attempted Terrorist Attack (MOSCOW) — A shooting at a mosque in Norway is being investigated as an attempted terrorist attack and the alleged gunman also is a suspect in his younger stepsister’s slaying, police in the Norwegian capital said Sunday. A man in his 20s...
2019-08-12 06:32

Inspired England outclass Norway to make semi-finals England marched into the women's World Cup semi-finals with an impressive 3-0 victory over demoralized Norway on Thursday, delivering their best performance of the tournament....
2019-06-28 03:16

Norway holds Muslim cleric for 4 weeks after Italy trial A Norwegian court has ordered an Iraqi-born Muslim cleric held in custody for four weeks after he was sentenced to 12 years in prison in Italy for terror offenses...
2019-07-18 10:16

Norway Police Investigate Mosque Attack as Attempted ‘Act of Terrorism’ The attack came amid a polarizing debate in Norway about immigration and Islam, and prompted the authorities to order police officers to guard mosques in Oslo....
2019-08-11 18:00

Phil Neville hails ‘badass’ England players after win over Norway • Manager Neville stunned by his players’ attitudes• David Beckham gave a team talk before quarter-finalPhil Neville celebrated one of his “proudest moments in football” on a windy night in Le Havre when a pre-match pep talk from his old friend David...
2019-06-28 10:48

Norway's Telenor warns on second quarter profit after error at Grameenphone Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said its second-quarter earnings would take a hit from "errors" discovered at Grameenphone, its Bangladeshi telecoms division....
2019-07-15 09:16

Electric cars grab almost half of sales in oil-producing Norway Almost half of new cars sold in Norway in the first six months of 2019 were powered by fully electric engines, up from just over a quarter in the same period last year, ensuring the Nordic nation retains its top global ranking in electric vehicle sal...
2019-07-01 19:48

Norway's Perfect Penalty Shootout Deflated Australia Into Submission A horrendous miss from Australia’s Sam Kerr set the tone for the Matildas’ penalty shootout against Norway, sending the Scandinavian nation into the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup with a 4-1 win on penalties....
2019-06-23 02:48

Norway sets Aug 27 deadline for oil firms to apply for APA license stakes Norway has asked oil firms to apply for exploration blocks in its so-called mature areas licensing round by Aug. 27, with up to 90 blocks on offer, the Ministry of Oil and Energy said on Thursday....
2019-05-29 12:00

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
2019-06-05 22:16

Amazon Prime Day 2019: the best deals on Amazon UAE Amazon Prime Day 2019 is finally here, and we're already scrambling to find the best deals to add to our carts. Our Prime Day deals list is below, full of the best 4KTV deals, AirPods on sale, Apple iPad (both the cheap iPad and the newer i...
2019-07-15 10:48

Universal halts marketing for its "evil elites hunt regular folks with guns" movie The Hunt You’d be forgiven for not knowing this, but there are actually a lot of downsides to waking up every day in a never-ending nightmare of gun violence and rising white supremacy, and not just the really obvious ones. For instance: It sometimes makes mo...
2019-08-09 04:00

Facebook's 'Blood Donation' tool aims to connect donors to banks in need On Wednesday, Facebook launched its 'Blood Donations' feature in select cities across the United States, days before World Blood Donor Day.       ...
2019-06-14 04:00

Man Arrested in Norway Mosque Attack Expressed Anti-Immigrant Views The 21-year-old man arrested for an armed attack on a mosque in the Norwegian capital Oslo during the Muslim holiday Eid expressed anti-immigrant views and admiration for Nazi figures, local police said....
2019-08-12 06:00

Tour of Norway: Boasson Hagen hopes stage win a catalyst for success "A promising start the season has given way to disappointment for Norwegian Edvald Boasson Hagen and Team Dimension Data, but the three-time Tour of Norway winner is happy, healthy and back in yellow following Stage 3 win in Kristiansand …"...
2019-05-31 00:16

Chess: Carlsen takes Armageddon route to Altibox Norway victory The world No 1 took his seventh tournament win a row, emerging on top at Stavanger with one round to spareMagnus Carlsen scored his seventh tournament victory in a row at Stavanger this week, ensuring first prize at Altibox Norway with Friday’s final...
2019-06-14 17:16

Attempted terrorist attack: Mosque shooting leaves 1 wounded in Norway The suspect in the mosque shooting has been tied to extreme right-wing views and hostility towards immigrants, Oslo police say.        ...
2019-08-12 15:32

Norway mosque attack suspect 'inspired by Christchurch and El Paso shootings' Online posts by Philip Manshaus praising other white extremist attacks emergeThe suspected gunman in an attack on a mosque in Norway on Saturday was inspired by recent white extremist attacks in New Zealand and the US, online posts suggest.Police in ...
2019-08-12 01:00

Norway mosque shooting suspect appears in court with wounded face The man suspected of shooting at people inside a Norwegian mosque on Saturday, and of killing his stepsister, appeared in court on Monday with black eyes and wounds on his face and neck....
2019-08-12 17:00

Soccer: Hegerberg 'mentally broken' by Norway national team experience Women's Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg says she quit the Norwegian national team after being left "mentally broken" and suffering nightmares, but her comments brought a stinging rebuke from Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard....
2019-06-06 02:48

Chess: Armageddon divides fans while Magnus Carlsen leads again in Norway Controversial speed format designed to prevent draws sparks a chaotic scramble at Altibox event and causes online uproarArmageddon is a chess penalty shoot-out, a controversial format intended to prevent draws and to stimulate interesting play. It ca...
2019-06-07 16:48

Maduro, Guaido envoys meet in Norway to work out Venezuela conflict The Venezuelan opposition has said President Nicolas Maduro used past negotiations to play for time and was not sincere about making concessions.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

South Sudan's embassy closures could harm ties with Norway and France South Sudan plans to shut down several of its embassies to cut spending. The inclusion of missions in Norway and France may come at a high price for the new nation with a faltering peace process and stagnant economy....
2019-06-14 20:16

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in Norway-mediated talks Venezuela's opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro's government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said on Sunday, as part of efforts to resolve an ongoing political crisis....
2019-07-08 04:48

Russia deploys anti-ship missile system near Norway border A Russian coastal missile anti-ship missile system was moved to a new location on the Sredny Peninsula late Wednesday, a short distance from its border with Norway and Finland on the Barents Sea....
2019-08-08 18:48

Venezuela government and opposition continue talks in Barbados, says mediator Norway The government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition are continuing talks in Barbados to try to find ways to resolve the Latin American country's political crisis, the Foreign Ministry of mediator Norway said on Friday....
2019-08-03 00:48

Former champions Norway, Germany advance to Women's World Cup quarterfinals Germany beat African champion Nigeria 3-0 in the first knockout game, while Norway downed Australia in penalty kicks on Saturday.       ...
2019-06-23 16:00

Norway's Telenor flags lower earnings on dismal Asian businesses Norwegian telecoms group Telenor said on Tuesday the company expects a decline in earnings for the rest of the year, dented by problems faced at some of its Asian operations....
2019-07-16 10:48

Stavanger: Reigning Hammer Series champions feeling the pressure in Norway "Last year’s Tour des Fjords winner Michael Albasini admits Mitchelton-Scott has a target on its back as the start of the 2019 Hammer Series gets underway in Stavanger …"...
2019-05-25 13:16

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-03 23:32

Arctic fox sets record with epic 2,000-mile trek from Norway to Canada This stone cold fox just set a new land-speed record for the species by traveling more than 2,000 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, according to stunned researchers at the Norwegian Polar Institute. But the epic trek didn’t take plac...
2019-07-02 17:32

In Norway, I finally found out what it means to be a truly independent woman | Hasina Shirzad After leaving Afghanistan I was unprepared for life in a country where tasks are not strictly divided between the sexesMy life story might be summed up like this: I’ve travelled from one of the worst countries in the world for women to one of the bes...
2019-07-24 11:00

Norway unions, rig owners to work overtime in bid to avert oil industry strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners will extend pay talks past a midnight deadline in a bid to prevent the outbreak of a strike, negotiators said late on Thursday....
2019-06-28 02:16

Lucy Bronze's Stunning Goal Completes England's Demolition Of Norway England had themselves a chill afternoon in the quarterfinals against Norway, scoring twice in the first half and once a little later on to beat the Norwegians 3-0 and advance to the semifinals, where they’ll face the winners of Friday’s game between...
2019-06-27 23:32

Guro Reiten steals show as Norway beat Nigeria at Women’s World Cup The last time Norway beat Nigeria in a Women’s World Cup match, they went on to win the tournament. The Norwegians’ rout of the African champions on Saturday evening may not have quite matched that 1995 result – 8-0, the fourth-worst defeat in World ...
2019-06-09 04:00

| WATCH: Radiation leak from sunken Russian nuclear sub 'no threat' - Norway researchers Robot-recovered samples from the Soviet-era submarine which sank in the Norwegian Sea reveal high levels of radiation, but scientists say there's no danger to fish or humans....
2019-07-12 23:32

Lucy Bronze strike caps win over Norway as England reach semi-finals Shortly before kick-off an unexpectedly strong wind began swirling through Le Havre. Quite apart from taking the edge off a heatwave building in Normandy, it seemed to blow away the nagging doubts about England’s ability to threaten the world’s best ...
2019-06-28 03:32

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
2019-07-03 08:32

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-02 22:48

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-02 20:16

Electric vehicle push in Norway could add $1.3 billion to power bills by 2040: study Norway's power grid is likely to need an 11 billion crown ($1.27 billion) upgrade over the next 20 years to meet demand from the country's growing fleet of electric cars, with consumers likely to have to foot the bill, a study has shown....
2019-06-07 19:00

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was behind attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last month....
2019-06-07 22:16

South Korea v Norway, Nigeria v France: Women's World Cup clockwatch – live! Live updates from Group A, kick-off 8pm (BST)‘You can feel this surge’: how France caught World Cup feverFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 8.29pm BST Yellow card for Nigeria after Ebere is booked for a foul on Cascarino. 8.27pm BST Yet m...
2019-06-17 21:32

Norway vs England live stream: how to watch today's Women's World Cup 2019 match from anywhere On paper it looks like we're set for a tightly-contested 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final today - the roaring Lionesses against the former champions Norway. And it's one you'll be able to watch from anywhere around the world w...
2019-06-27 23:00

'The gift of life': Man who died in 'freak' beach accident will help up to 75 people with organ, tissue donation North Carolina man Lee Dingle, who died in a 'freak accident' at the beach, will be able to help up to 75 others through organ and tissue donations.        ...
2019-07-25 10:16

Norway mosque shooting probed as 'act of terrorism,' woman found dead at home of suspect, police say A shooting at a mosque outside Norway's capital that left one person injured is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism, officials said Sunday. ...
2019-08-12 14:32

CBS Goes Dark on AT&T Amid a Dispute Programming from CBS went dark for about 6.6 million viewers of AT&T’s DirecTV, DirecTV Now and U-verse packages Saturday morning after the two companies couldn’t come to terms on a new distribution agreement....
2019-07-20 09:32

AT&T, CBS Resolve Distribution-Fee Dispute AT&T and CBS have reached an agreement that will bring back CBS offerings to about 6.6 million AT&T customers who lost access to local TV news channels because of a distribution-fee dispute....
2019-08-08 17:48

Airbus-Boeing WTO dispute: What you need to know The spat involving the world's biggest aircraft makers is in focus with the US proposing more tariffs on EU goods. DW takes a look at the nearly 15-year-old case that has seen the two allies duel over aircraft subsidies....
2019-07-02 14:01

| Norway mosque shooting: Dead woman linked to alleged gunman as cops probe 'attempted act of terror' The shooting at a mosque near Oslo is being treated as an "attempted act of terror", Norwegian police said Sunday, with the suspect appearing to harbour far-right, anti-immigrant views....
2019-08-12 05:32

CBOE Wins in S&P Index Dispute CHICAGO, IL - May 13, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that the Supreme Court of the United States denied the International Securities Exchange's (ISE) petition to review the Illinois Appellate Court's decision that p...
2019-05-21 22:48

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

England coach Phil Neville insists Lionesses will not wilt in World Cup heat as Norway quarter-final looms Phil Neville insists his England players are fully prepared for the intense heatwave sweeping Europe, which has prompted Fifa to implement special measures to combat the soaring temperatures at the World Cup....
2019-06-27 20:16

Norway 0 England 3, Women's World Cup 2019: Lucy Bronze shines as Lionesses cruise into semi-finals England will play France or the USA in the World Cup semi-final after the brilliant Lucy Bronze inspired them to a 3-0 win over Norway here in Le Havre....
2019-06-28 00:48

Paris museum reopens after overcrowding dispute The Louvre museum in Paris has reopened to the public after it was closed for one day on Monday, when workers complaining about overcrowding walked out. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 01:00

What Is the Hatch Act? Explaining the Kellyanne Conway Dispute A federal agency recommended firing President Trump’s counselor, but the White House gave no sign it would comply. Here’s a look at the 1939 law restricting political activity by government employees....
2019-06-14 07:00

Mexico Detains More Migrants Amid U.S. Dispute Mexico has stepped up apprehensions of Central American migrants seeking to get to the U.S. to help contain the migrant surge that has angered the Trump administration....
2019-06-05 00:32

26-year-old man stabbed in the neck during subway dispute A 26-year-old man was stabbed in the neck while riding the subway early Friday in Lower Manhattan, police said. Cops said the stabbing started as an argument between two men on the northbound F train around 1:30 am. before the dispute turned physical...
2019-08-17 04:16

China Digs In to Outlast U.S. in Trade Dispute The volley-for-volley trade war between China and the U.S. is accelerating at a time when Chinese President Xi Jinping can ill afford to make concessions, raising the likelihood of a protracted struggle between the world’s two biggest economies....
2019-08-06 23:32

EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies after the United States threatened an additional $4 bln in tariffs on EU goods including olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky....
2019-07-02 19:32

UN court rejects UAE request in Qatar dispute The highest U.N. court has rejected a request by the United Arab Emirates for interim measures to be imposed on Qatar in a racial discrimination dispute....
2019-06-14 19:16

White House ups stakes in dispute with EU over Airbus The White House announced on Monday that it was adding $4 billion to a list of proposed tariffs that would be placed on European Union products as part of a long-running dispute over aviation industry subsidies. The items targeted ranged from metals ...
2019-07-03 02:32

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would ...
2019-06-17 19:16

Cameroon arrive late for Cup of Nations due to pay dispute "Cameroon\u0027s squad arrived in Egypt for the Africa Cup of Nations late on Saturday after delaying their departure over a pay dispute, risking possible sanction."...
2019-06-22 09:48

Man stabbed three times in his back by stranger in LES dispute A man was stabbed three times in the back by a stranger during a dispute in the Lower East Side, police and law enforcement sources said Tuesday. The 36-year-old man began arguing with Avery Monserrate, 22, around 4:40 a.m. Monday on Ludlow Street n...
2019-05-28 23:48

CBS goes dark on DirecTV Now, other AT&T services in price dispute Media giants are embroiled in yet another fight over TV rates, and viewers are once again paying the price. CBS' channels in 17 markets (including New York, San Francisco and Atlanta) have gone dark on AT&T services like DirecTV Now and U-v...
2019-07-20 23:32

Tariff Dispute Complicates U.S. Ties With Mexico President Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was averted by an immigration deal late Friday, but scrambles anew the already-delicate relationship between two neighbors struggling to resolve the trade and border issues that are top priorities ...
2019-06-10 04:16

Man dead after domestic violence dispute in Tucson TUCSON –A man is dead after a domestic violence incident on the east side Monday night. Police say the suspect, a man in his 20’s, allegedly walked into a building at 5210 E. Williams Circle, near Rosemont and Broadway boulevards, looking for his ex-...
2019-06-18 15:48

China Blames U.S. for Trade Dispute and Says It Won’t Back Down BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “major issues of principle,” but offered no clarification about what additional steps it mi...
2019-06-02 19:16

Norway vs England 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup quarter-final prediction: TV LIVE stream, lineups, odds, tickets England must focus on the task at hand tonight as they face Norway in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals following an extraordinary 3-0 last-16 win over Cameroon....
2019-06-27 20:16

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
2019-07-09 11:16

Pay dispute resurfaces as U.S. women prepare for World Cup final With the United States preparing to play in the women's World Cup final the team's fight for pay equity resurfaced on Wednesday with the Democratic Women's Caucus demanding answers from U.S. Soccer chief Carlos Cordeiro....
2019-07-03 18:00

Rockall dispute: Scotland warns Ireland over fishing Scotland says it plans to take "enforcement action" against Irish vessels operating around the uninhabitable Rockall islet. Dublin doesn't recognize Britain's sovereignty of the rock but has never claimed it for itself....
2019-06-08 22:16

UK summons Chinese ambassador over Hong Kong dispute Beijing has accused Britain of "basking in the faded glory of British colonialism." The United Kingdom says China is violating agreements made before the city changed hands in 1997....
2019-07-04 06:48

Honor 20 review: Huawei's first new phone during Trump dispute Top performance and a good camera make the £400 Honor 20 tempting. But will the US-China trade war hit software updates?The Honor 20 is the first smartphone launched and put on sale by Huawei since Trump’s blacklisting of the company in May.In effect...
2019-07-10 09:48

Taylor Swift Says She Will Re-Record Old Songs Following Ownership Dispute Taylor Swift has announced she will re-record her old songs in an effort to regain control of her back catalog. “That’s true and it’s something that I’m very excited about doing,” Swift said Thursday when asked about her...
2019-08-23 08:00

Kremlin says Rosneft's dispute with Transneft not a matter for Putin The dispute between Rosneft and Transneft is not a matter for Russian President Vladimir Putin to intervene in because it is a corporate matter, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 12:32

Divorce dispute leads to accusation of crime in space This is one spaceflight milestone that NASA isn't about to celebrate. Former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden and her family have filed complaints accusing Worden's estranged spouse, astronaut Anne McClain (above), of committin...
2019-08-25 06:00

AP: Europe squeezed in Iran-US nuke deal dispute Europe is finding itself in the impossible situation of trying to salvage Iran's nuclear deal because of the maximalist US sanctions campaign. The Associated Press' Jon Gabrell explains the implications of US sanctions on Europe and Iran. (...
2019-07-04 19:48

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elements that are prized for their unique magnetic and electrochemical properties.They include elements l...
2019-05-29 15:00

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to World Court Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special status of its part of the region earlier this month ....
2019-08-20 19:16

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
2019-06-01 04:48

Israel appoints ambassador to Paraguay after embassy dispute Paraguay’s state news agency says Yoed Magen has been accredited as the new Israeli ambassador to the South American country amid tensions between the two nations...
2019-08-22 00:32

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
2019-07-09 20:48

China blames U.S. for trade dispute, says demands were unacceptable The statement from the Cabinet spokesman's office said that China has kept its word throughout 11 rounds of talks and will honour its commitments if a trade agreement is reached....
2019-06-02 08:48

UPDATE 2-EU open to talks with U.S. in aircraft subsidies dispute The European Union said on Tuesday it was open to talks with Washington in a dispute over aircraft subsidies while preparing retaliation after the United States added olives, Italian cheese and Scotch whisky to a list of goods in line for hefty tari...
2019-07-03 04:32

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, widening a rift between the two U.S. allies that Tokyo says has become unbridgeable owing to a dispute over World War II reparations....
2019-08-02 08:48

Woman stabbed in dispute on Brooklyn subway platform A 23-year-old woman was stabbed at a subway station in Brooklyn on Friday afternoon during an argument with a couple, police said. The woman was on the platform of the Utica Avenue subway station in Crown Heights around 2:27 p.m. when she and the pai...
2019-08-03 00:32