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Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says

Exclusive: Michael McCormack says island nations want Australia to shut down industry ‘so they can survive’Pacific island nations affected by the climate crisis will continue to su...

Pacific islands will survive climate crisis because they 'pick our fruit', Australia's deputy PM says

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Australia removes climate 'crisis' from Pacific islands draft declaration Sources say Canberra has softened language, getting rid of all but one reference to coalAustralia has succeeded in removing all but one reference to coal on the draft communique of the Pacific Islands Forum, and is expected to be able to get that rem...
2019-08-15 03:16

Pacific Islands leaders agree on climate plan with loopholes Pacific Islands leaders failed to agree on tough new climate change commitments at an annual summit on Thursday, agreeing instead to endorse a plan that allows them to opt out of specific measures they opposed....
2019-08-16 21:48

Pacific Islands Forum: Tuvalu children welcome leaders with a climate plea Climate crisis is more than a meeting agenda item in a host country that could be left uninhabitable by rising sea levelsAs the leaders of Pacific countries step off their planes at Funafuti airport this week for the Pacific Islands Forum, they are b...
2019-08-11 19:48

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
2019-05-21 16:00

Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison came under fire from Tuvalu’s leader Enele SopoagaCritical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu’s p...
2019-08-16 13:16

Australia coal use is 'existential threat' to Pacific islands, says Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama appeals to larger neighbour to ‘more fully appreciate’ climate risks and reduce carbon emissionsThe prime minister of Fiji has warned Australia to reduce its coal emissions and do more to combat climate change as regional leaders pr...
2019-08-12 08:32

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
2019-06-28 04:48

U.S. seeks to renew Pacific islands security pact to foil China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday negotiations have begun with three Pacific island nations to renew a national security agreement that would help Washington counter growing Chinese influence in the region....
2019-08-05 20:48

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the way • Cocaine used as washing powder: police struggle with Pacific drug influxIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a mul...
2019-06-24 06:48

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as Pacific nation eyes ties to China Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, he said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island. With the United States and its allies keen to ensure China does ...
2019-05-27 07:48

Los Angeles-area deputy shot outside sheriff's station, expected to survive A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was shot while outside a sheriff's department station Wednesday but was expected to survive, investigators said. ...
2019-08-22 04:16

Solomon Islands: bay hit by oil spill suffers second contamination crisis An estimated 5,000 tonnes of bauxite has spilled into Kangava Bay, where a tanker ran aground in FebruaryA second major spill has hit the pristine Solomon Islands bay where a bulk carrier ran aground on a coral reef and leaked oil earlier this year.O...
2019-07-05 07:00

Sheriff: Store wouldn’t let deputy wearing gun pick up ring STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon. Iredell County Sheriff Darren Campbell wrote on the department’s...
2019-06-06 04:16

Sheriff: Store wouldn't let deputy wearing gun pick up ring A North Carolina sheriff says a jewelry store would not allow one of his deputies to pick up an engagement ring because he was wearing his service weapon....
2019-06-06 02:48

Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve is saying that 18 of the nation’s largest and most complex banks passed its stress tests and are strong enough to withstand a severe economic downturn. The banks have benefited from an improving economy and h...
2019-06-22 00:32

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
2019-05-28 22:48

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a major UN conference has heard....
2019-05-21 16:00

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 19:16

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t afford new ones in the crisis-torn nation....
2019-06-11 18:32

Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....
2019-05-21 17:48

Thirsty koalas need bowls of water to survive increasingly hot climate Koalas were once thought to get all the hydration they needed from eucalyptus leaves, but artifical water stations might be necessary for their survival in a warming climate...
2019-06-05 20:16

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-21 23:16

‘Our people are dying’: Australia’s climate confrontation in the Pacific Leaders at this week’s Pacific Islands Forum couldn’t disguise their anger over Canberra’s climate crisis ‘red lines’It was always going to be a showdown on the climate crisis.As leaders from the Pacific gathered in Tuvalu for their annual Pacific Is...
2019-08-18 06:16

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government...
2019-08-21 00:16

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
2019-08-16 21:48

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
2019-08-13 13:48

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is...
2019-08-14 11:32

Health effects of China’s climate policy extend across Pacific Improved air quality can be a major bonus of climate mitigation policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. By cutting air pollution levels in the country where emissions are produced, such policies can avoid significant numbers of premature...
2019-07-31 19:01

Pacific Island leaders start talks on climate targets Pacific Islands leaders began negotiations over climate change and other policies at an annual summit on Thursday, talks that will test Australia's relationship with the region as it refuses to embrace tougher emission reduction targets....
2019-08-15 05:48

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll resign over political crisis Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into chaos by a deputy who's only interested in advancing his own prospects....
2019-08-21 13:32

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 14:48

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential t...
2019-05-22 05:32

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
2019-08-12 16:32

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging A...
2019-08-14 15:48

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew to the Solomon Islands last weekend to “show our Pacific step-up in action” but this policy will fai...
2019-06-08 00:32

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so ...
2019-08-17 04:48

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: climate challenges for the Pacific, new global health tool, updates on Yemen, the Gulf and Somalia This Wednesday, top stories includes: the UN chief’s continued visit in the Pacific to raise awareness on the impacts of climate change; in Yemen, the fatal price that children are paying due to a conflict they did not cause; a new tool to track medi...
2019-05-21 14:38

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Islands Forum on Tuesday, namely climate change and the world’s rising ocean, which threatens to submer...
2019-05-21 15:32

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
2019-06-20 05:48

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
2019-06-20 01:00

The Gay Metropolis review: if we can survive Aids, we can survive Trump Charles Kaiser’s update of his seminal history is suffused with belief in civil rights, progress and essential human decencyWhen Charles Kaiser’s pioneering account of American gay history was first published, in 1997, the future for LGBT people (the...
2019-08-18 08:16

‘If you survive here, you’ll survive everywhere’ – the making of Gini Wijnaldum ‘Shootings, prostitutes and needles’ – the Liverpool midfielder’s brother, Giliano, and childhood friend David Mendes da Silva explain what it was like to grow up in SchiemondThere are no flowers any more and no remembrance plaque but David Mendes da...
2019-06-01 13:00

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfi...
2019-06-19 21:32

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer wa...
2019-07-14 08:16

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- ...
2019-08-16 16:48

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has ...
2019-05-24 12:48

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
2019-05-21 14:38

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human settlement....
2019-08-01 02:16

The Guardian view on climate crisis: what can we do? | Editorial Curbing meat and dairy consumption is critical to tackling global heating. But the issue must not be reduced to solely a question of personal choicesIt’s easy to despair. The scale of the problems we face looms as large as the shadows cast by unpalat...
2019-08-13 06:48

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way...
2019-07-13 04:16

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190...
2019-07-03 17:48

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
2019-07-01 09:32

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
2019-05-24 23:01

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in....
2019-06-06 19:00

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devi...
2019-06-19 21:32

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany....
2019-06-20 18:01

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John...
2019-05-28 02:00

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate acti...
2019-05-28 06:16

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 se...
2019-05-30 03:32

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
2019-07-09 16:32

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
2019-06-07 22:16

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
2019-07-07 13:32

Ethiopia plants 350m trees in a day to help tackle climate crisis National ‘green legacy’ initiative aims to reduce environmental degradationAbout 350m trees have been planted in a single day in Ethiopia, according to a government minister.The planting is part of a national “green legacy” initiative to grow 4bn tre...
2019-07-31 17:48

Dave Eggers: why we should listen to teenagers speak about climate crisis As the International Congress of Youth Voices kicks off in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the Guardian invited young delegates to write about their fight against the climate crisisTeenagers speak with a directness and a moral clarity that is desperately rare...
2019-08-12 01:00

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more than double, according to a peer-reviewed study and ...
2019-07-18 19:32

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
2019-06-03 21:32

Alpine climbing routes crumble as climate crisis continues High up in the French Alps, the climbers who spend their days on the rocks and glaciers have come to a grim conclusion: the mountains are crumbling around them Continue reading......
2019-08-16 13:48

Rise in snakebites across US linked to climate crisis and sprawling suburbs Dramatic increase in bites continues recent upward trendNorth Carolina, Georgia and Texas on track to break recordsClimate warming and the expansion of human settlements across the southern states of the US has led to a dramatic increase in the numbe...
2019-08-07 21:32

Climate crisis may be increasing jet stream turbulence, study finds Potential impacts of rise in vertical shear include longer, bumpier and dearer flightsThe climate crisis could be making transatlantic flights more bumpy, according to research into the impact of global heating on the jet stream.Jet streams are power...
2019-08-08 17:48

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 11:01

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
2019-05-21 20:48

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old Giovanni Tamacas envisioned during the 10 days he...
2019-08-10 01:16

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead...
2019-05-23 12:48

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
2019-06-19 02:00

Climate crisis takes centre stage at Edinburgh Fringe Climate Change isn't a laughing matter - it's one of the biggest challenges of the 21st century - yet the crisis figures strongly at this year's Edinburgh Fringe festival....
2019-08-02 21:00

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to whether they're a hindrance or a help to that cause....
2019-06-11 20:32

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from ...
2019-06-14 15:48

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of the second world war? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Jour...
2019-05-22 14:48

Life on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisis Mental health at the heart of the climate crisisGreenland’s melting has been adopted by the world as its own problem. But for the islanders grieving their dissolving world, the crisis is personal, and dangerous‘Ecological grief’: Greenland residents ...
2019-08-13 02:48

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink d...
2019-07-02 10:48

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
2019-07-02 20:00

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record lev...
2019-07-02 22:48

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
2019-06-20 18:48

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in order for the world to survive an environmental crisi...
2019-06-28 00:00

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in...
2019-06-29 10:32

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, dema...
2019-06-28 00:00

Rewild a quarter of UK to fight climate crisis, campaigners urge Subsidies to restore woodlands and meadows would also boost wildlife, says Rewilding BritainA quarter of the UK’s land could be restored to nature, making a significant contribution towards cutting the nation’s carbon emissions to zero, under a new r...
2019-05-21 14:38

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknow...
2019-06-28 00:00

G20 countries triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate cr...
2019-06-28 00:00

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
2019-05-28 08:48

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 lega...
2019-07-04 08:01

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to...
2019-06-24 06:48

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation spe...
2019-06-07 11:16

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first...
2019-07-04 21:32

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber Ri...
2019-07-21 10:48

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to foll...
2019-06-29 16:32

Goldsmiths bans beef from university cafes to tackle climate crisis University of London college will also seek to limit single-use plasticsA university has banned the sale of beef in campus food outlets in order to help tackle the climate emergency.Goldsmiths, University of London, is also attempting to phase out si...
2019-08-13 06:48

White House ‘undercutting evidence' of climate crisis, says analyst who resigned Rod Schoonover, who was an intelligence analyst for 10 years, said the Trump administration halted his report on global heatingA former senior government analyst has accused the Trump administration of “undercutting evidence” of the threat to nationa...
2019-07-31 17:48

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tackling the climate crisis dramatically increased their domestic flights last year despite the huge carb...
2019-08-17 19:32

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warne...
2019-06-22 11:00

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts ...
2019-06-15 12:16

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common s...
2019-07-23 17:48

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according ...
2019-05-22 14:48

BHP boss announces $US400m plan to combat 'indisputable' climate crisis The mining giant’s chief executive Andrew Mackenzie endorses drastic action to tackle global warmingThe chief executive of the world’s largest mining company has endorsed drastic action to combat global warming, which he calls “indisputable”, and an ...
2019-07-23 12:32

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlanders accept that climate change is happening. More than that, it’s making them anxious and depressed....
2019-08-13 20:16

'Panic is setting in': Jayda G brings climate crisis home to fans DJ and producer wants to banish ‘disconnect’ between climate issues and daily livesOne of dance music’s rising stars is swapping a pair of decks for a microphone as she delivers a series of talks about the importance of environmental sciences in a bi...
2019-05-21 14:38

Climate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCC UN report finds ecosystems never before under such threat and restoration is urgentHow climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix itThe climate crisis is damaging the ability of the land to sustain humanity, with cascading risks...
2019-08-08 14:16

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January saying that the world’s biggest investor would no...
2019-05-21 14:31

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on T...
2019-05-28 14:32

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
2019-08-22 13:16

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be implemented to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutti...
2019-07-21 17:00

A Democratic debate on the climate crisis? Party to vote on urgent idea Calls for an officially sanctioned debate have been growing louder, but party leaders are resistantAs delegates from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) meet this week in San Francisco to hear from 2020 candidates, hold fundraising events and ten...
2019-08-22 13:16

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
2019-05-21 17:48

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that ...
2019-05-22 07:48

The planet's on fire but candidates' climate crisis response remains tepid The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just...
2019-06-28 16:48

Eco-venues and no-flyer zones: Edinburgh fringe tackles the climate crisis Mass extinctions, carbon emissions and freak storms will feature at a festival where artists are finding new ways to raise the alarm‘I no longer think of this as a technological problem. I don’t think of it as a political problem.” Alanna Mitchell is...
2019-08-02 09:32

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder m...
2019-05-23 02:16

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week while sunning on a beach in Encinitas, California, when the bluff above them gave way.The sudden trage...
2019-08-07 13:48

Groups sue Trump for weakening protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
2019-08-23 08:32

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according...
2019-06-05 12:32

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by...
2019-05-31 20:48

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted river...
2019-06-02 10:32

The Lion King missed an opportunity to talk about the climate crisis | Greta Moran Like the movie’s characters, the audience is experiencing the unprecedented, rapid destruction of earth – but the film doesn’t acknowledge itThe Lion King was my first, brief encounter with grief. When watching the original 1994 movie, I bolted from ...
2019-08-20 12:48

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is c...
2019-08-20 14:16

Democratic National Committee rejects mounting calls for climate crisis debate Members cited concerns over changing party rules and opening the door for a flood of single-issue eventsThe Democratic National Committee has rejected mounting calls for a party-sponsored debate on the climate crisis, voting down a resolution that wo...
2019-08-23 08:32

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel ...
2019-07-07 22:16

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-...
2019-05-29 14:48

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our wor...
2019-05-24 12:32

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of id...
2019-06-17 00:00

Sea turtles at risk as Trump weakens protections of animals endangered by climate crisis Administration’s move is a ‘head in the sand approach’ that will further imperil creatures threatened by the climate crisisLife as a sea turtle is already harrowing. Emerging alone from a shell to crawl through a deadly gauntlet of predatory birds, d...
2019-08-23 13:32

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant Exxo...
2019-06-21 01:48

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
2019-06-29 17:16

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders are proposing to declare the climate crisis a...
2019-07-08 20:32

A Deadly Heat Wave After the Hottest June on Record: How the Climate Crisis Is Creating ‘a New Normal’ As millions of people prepare for sweltering heatwaves in the U.S. Midwest and East Coast, scientists say July will likely be the hottest July on record, following the hottest June on record. These types of heatwaves are expected to become more frequ...
2019-07-19 21:16

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftIn 1971, the Liberal Billy McMahon – routinely judged the worst Australian prime minister ...
2019-08-21 23:32

Heat-trapping gases broke records in 2018, climate crisis report finds Report finds 2018 was the fourth-warmest on record since the mid-to-late- 1800s and sea levels were the highest on recordThe gases heating the planet in 2018 were higher than humans have ever recorded, according to an authoritative new report from th...
2019-08-13 02:48

UN Youth envoy launches coding competition to help solve climate crisis and ‘Reboot the Earth’ Can young coders help solve the climate crisis? The UN’s Youth Envoy launched a global competition earlier this month, “Reboot The Earth”, in collaboration with the Office of Information & Communications Technology, to try and answer that question, f...
2019-07-23 07:32

I'm a scientist. Under Trump I lost my job for refusing to hide climate crisis facts | Maria Caffrey I was a climate scientist in a climate-denying administration – and it cost me my jobThe Trump administration’s hostility towards climate science is not new. Interior climate staffer Joel Clement’s reassignment and the blocking of intelligence aide R...
2019-07-25 08:32

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and...
2019-06-06 20:48

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-06-08 08:48

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate chang...
2019-06-27 20:00

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustainable cities", said the chief of the UN agency which specializes in information and communication te...
2019-05-28 23:00

Our food system accounts for a whopping 37% of greenhouse-gas emissions, a UN report found. But it could also offer a solution to the climate crisis. Mark Hirsch/Getty Images The way we use land — for farming, mining, logging, and raising livestock — accounts for 23% of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions, a new report from the United Nations has found. The report calculated that ...
2019-08-08 11:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; UN chief says tax pollution, not people for climate’s sake; North Koreans trapped in vicious cycle o...
2019-05-28 23:00

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.        ...
2019-06-20 13:48

Thursday's Daily Brief: Climate crisis and food risks, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, calls for calm in Kashmir Thursday’s top stories: food security risk from climate crisis, fresh violence threat for millions of Syrians, UN chief urges “maximum restraint” in Jammu and Kashmir, calls for investigations into “brutal abduction” of Libyan politician....
2019-08-09 02:00

NBA draft tracker: Live updates, pick-by-pick analysis Stick with us throughout the night as we track each NBA draft pick live as they're announced from Brooklyn's Barclays Center.       ...
2019-06-21 03:16

At $8,500, Is This LT1-Powered 1993 Chevy S10 a Pickup With Pick Up That You Might Pick Up? Small pickups like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe S10 aren’t crowding new car dealer lots like they once did. This one comes with Corvette power so it might draw a crowd on its own accord. That is, if its price doesn’t scare them away....
2019-05-21 21:00

When is the best time to eat fruit? Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, we explore the facts and myths about when to eat fruit....
2019-05-23 07:48

Google’s AI maps fruit fly brains With Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Cambridge University, Google published research detailing the use of AI in mapping a fruit fly brain.Read More...
2019-08-05 23:00

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need foo...
2019-07-16 11:16

Fruit Of The Loom Losing About 100 Jobs, Most In Kentucky BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Fruit of the Loom says it is cutting about 100 jobs, mostly at its headquarters in Kentucky. News outlets report the Bowling Green-based company said it is transferring information technology services to Wipro Ltd., an India...
2019-05-23 14:48

Can't cook, too lazy: Why young men are not eating enough fruit and veg Young men are not eating their five-a-day because they cannot cook and are unconvinced that fruit and vegetables will help them build muscle in the gym, according to a new study....
2019-08-14 11:32

Highlight Fruit's Sweetness With a Splash of Vinegar Contrast is an important thing, both in food and in life. How can one appreciate the happy without the sad, the highs without the lows, the sweet without the sour? This is all to say I like to put vinegar on my fruit, and I urge you to do the same....
2019-08-01 00:16

Fruit with odour of 'onions in a gym sock' sparks uni evacuation A university library evacuated over a suspected gas leak has reopened after hazardous material crews found out that a discarded piece of fruit was responsible for the unpleasant smell....
2019-05-21 15:32

Four summer fruit tart recipes | Annie Rigg Celebrate the season’s bounty with these showstoppers: choose from blackberry, raspberry, peaches and cream, or an offbeat tahini and fig numberYou will need 10 x 8-9cm fluted tart tins. Continue reading......
2019-08-03 12:16

4 Your Health: A type of fruit could be secret to longer lifespan Health experts say doctors should begin screening for drug use. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening their adult patients for illegal drug use, including abuse of prescription medication. According to experts, roughly 10 perce...
2019-08-14 03:32

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
2019-05-24 01:32

Summer fruit pudding recipes | Jane Baxter When the sun’s out, tuck into raspberry gratin, blackcurrant custard pavlova, cherry clafoutis and ricotta limoncello cake Prep 20 minCook 1 hrServes 8 Continue reading......
2019-06-22 11:00

Wirecard deal with AUTO1 first fruit of SoftBank alliance German payments company Wirecard AG said on Thursday it was teaming up with car-dealing platform AUTO1 Group to offer digital financial services to consumers, in its first alliance with a company backed by Japan's SoftBank Group....
2019-07-18 07:00

This Low-Calorie High-Fibre Fruit Could Help You In Your Weight Loss Diet If you are on a weight loss diet, one of the best additions you can make to your diet is of fruits and vegetables. While there is no dearth of fruits and veggies out there, it is important to select......
2019-05-22 15:48

100% Fruit Juice May Improve Kids' Diet Quality, Says Study The study said that the skepticism about fruit juices needs to be done away with as they are in fact, good for kids, given that they are a 100 per cent organic and do not contain added flavours....
2019-08-23 15:32

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
2019-05-22 20:48

Strange fruit: driving the Mini-based Outspan Orange Yes, it’s a monocoque, like an F1 car In its 60 years of existence, the Mini has taken many forms to promote products. We drive the best known – one with true a-peel Cars shaped as foodstuffs – there have been quite a few. We’ve had cars shaped li...
2019-08-25 01:48

Diabetes Management: This Summer Fruit Could Help Keep Your Blood Sugar in Control From the pulp and seeds to the leaf, one can eat any part of the papaya plant to reap its benefits. According to some experts, papayas can also be a fruitful addition to a diabetes diet....
2019-06-12 12:48

Make No-Cook Fruit Syrups With Peels, Stems, and Pits When it comes to fruit, it’s the flesh people want, but that flesh often clings to stems, pits, and peels, and tossing those bits means you’re tossing out flavor. Lucky for us, Queen of Sweets Stella Parks has a solution: Use these supposed scraps to...
2019-08-08 01:16

Safed Jamun: Health Benefits And Nutrition Facts About This Lesser Known Fruit Safed jamun is better known by a plethora of English names including wax apple, love apple, java apple, Semarang rose-apple and wax jambu. Here's all you need to know about this fruit!...
2019-06-18 16:16

Beijing defiant on trade war: 'No one should expect China to swallow bitter fruit' The United States and China appeared at a deadlock over trade negotiations on Sunday as Washington demanded promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit."...
2019-05-21 14:32

Pakistani News Anchor Confuses Apple Inc With Fruit, Twitter In Splits A Pakistani TV anchor confused Apple Inc - the tech giant - with apple the fruit, live on air recently. The error did not go unnoticed on social media, where the video of the faux pas went viral after......
2019-07-08 12:48

WHO urges ban on high levels of sugar from fruit puree in baby food High sugar content may be threat to first teeth and affect food preferences in adulthoodCommercial baby foods contain too much sugar – even when they are labelled as savoury meals, says the World Health Organization, which is seeking a ban on added s...
2019-07-15 17:16

This High-Protein, Low-Cal Quinoa Fruit Salad Is All You Need To Shed Quick Kilos Spring Quinoa Fruit Salad is an interesting quinoa salad recipe, which is shared by famous vlogger Manjula Jain on her YouTube channel. This quinoa salad fits perfectly in any weight loss diet plan.......
2019-05-31 18:16

Female fruit bats take food from males in exchange for sex, study finds Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why -- the bats are trading food for sex....
2019-05-23 22:00

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
2019-05-21 16:32

Sugary drinks, including 100% fruit juices, may raise cancer risk New research finds a link between consuming sugary drinks, including fruit juices with no added sugar, and the risk of overall cancer and breast cancer....
2019-07-11 15:16

Drinking fruit juice may raise cancer risk, study claims Researchers from Sorbonne Paris Cite University, said the consumption of sugary soft drinks — including 100% fruit juice — was "significantly associated with the risk of overall cancer."...
2019-07-11 17:48

Energy of African youth ‘propelling’ new development era as UN ties bear fruit The “boundless energy and optimism” of young Africans is propelling the continent into a new era of sustainable development, alongside new partnerships between the UN and African Union....
2019-05-25 05:48

Anna Jones’ summer stone fruit recipes | The Modern Cook Little summer cakes with a nutty crumb, sweet apricots and sharp hits of blackcurrants, and a roast peach compote that will last long enough to remind you of the warmer daysWhen it comes to fruit, these are the best days of the year: peaches, nectari...
2019-08-02 21:01

Recipe: Oatmeal, Yogurt And Fruit Medley For A Flavoursome, High-Fibre Meal Our healthy breakfast recipe combines three of the most-loved breakfast foods in a medley of deliciousness and nutrition. The recipe is free of added sugars and uses the natural sweetness of fruits......
2019-07-15 17:00

Anna Jones’ recipes for fruit cobbler and corn salad | The Modern Cook Arm yourself with a couple of baskets and stuff them with the season’s bounty to make a fruity crumble cobbler and a charred corn saladMy second-ever job (after being on the popcorn stand at the local cinema) was working at a pick-your-own farm just ...
2019-08-16 21:48

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Eating this refreshing fruit could reduce blood sugar levels TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms can be reduced by following a well-balanced diet. Here’s how eating this fruit 'in moderation' could lower blood sugar levels....
2019-07-18 23:16

Weight Loss: Make This Delicious Citrusy Fruit Salad At Home To Shed Extra Kilos Looking to lose those extra kilos? Here's a delicious blend of fruits to make it a bit easier for you without taking away your favourite flavours. All your favourite fruits with a dose of tang!...
2019-08-19 22:16

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
2019-06-03 09:16

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-28 09:00

The islands more radioactive than Chernobyl Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
2019-07-17 19:00

NHC says 60% chance of cyclone near Windward Islands A low pressure system located about 1,100 miles (1,770 km) east-southeast of the Windward Islands has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
2019-08-24 16:16

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
2019-07-31 17:48

UK suffers major UN defeat over Chagos Islands The United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to condemn the UK's continued occupation of the Chagos Islands -- a humiliating defeat for London on its continued colonial legacy....
2019-05-23 05:16

Wildfire prompts evacuations in Canary Islands A wildfire in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of a small town in Gran Canaria island on Saturday, and officials said the blaze had a "great potential" to spread....
2019-08-18 01:16

The perfect islands where horses play in the surf Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago offers secluded, beautiful island beach escapes with luxury lodge accommodations, diving, snorkeling and swimming plus encounters with horses....
2019-06-08 03:16

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands A US government agency is proposing using 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco. The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) was spearheading the p...
2019-07-09 01:16

| 5 000 evacuated as Canary Islands wildfire rages A raging wildfire on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria forced the evacuation of some 5 000 people, authorities said, warning it could take days for the blaze to be brought under control....
2019-08-19 20:32

Puffins fill up nesting islands despite challenges The National Audubon Society says Atlantic puffins are well on their way to setting a record. They're having most successful mating seasons in years.        ...
2019-08-06 23:32

4 Killed In 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Off Indonesia Islands A powerful undersea earthquake that struck off the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java has killed four people and damaged hundreds of buildings, the nation's disaster agency said on Saturday....
2019-08-03 13:32

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
2019-06-04 23:00

Can comedy survive in an age of outrage? Comedy is under scrutiny as never before. So when is a joke not a joke? Context, intent and expectations are all key, say leading exponents of the artComedy is such a simple thing. One person tells a joke. Another person laughs. The end. Simple.Excep...
2019-07-31 21:00

10 ways for IT to survive a merger Consolidating staff and system platforms during a merger is a highly charged and complex undertaking -- and IT is right in the thick of it. Here's what you should know going in....
2019-05-23 04:48

Can You Survive A Week Without Your Smartphone? For $1,000? (CNN) — A company wants to pay you $1,000 if you can leave your smartphone behind for a week. Internet service provicer Frontier Communications just launched its flip phone challenge They say it’s right in time for the 30th anniversary of...
2019-06-10 13:32

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13 17:32

Greenland is off the market – but which other islands or towns could Donald Trump buy? From Chilean isles to whole Italian villages, it is possible to purchase a lot of property in a hurry, even for non-billionairesIt’s been a while since the United States went around buying up bits of the world, and with US president Donald Trump’s am...
2019-08-22 11:00

Australia PM in Solomon Islands to build ties with eye on China Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, the first visit by an Australian leader in more than a decade as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence in the Pacific....
2019-06-02 12:00

Australia prime minister offers more aid to Solomon Islands CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says his nation will boost spending on infrastructure in the Solomon Islands, but notes the increased aid commitment is not linked to the South Pacific nation’s diplomatic allegiance t...
2019-06-03 07:48

Storm Dorian likely to strengthen as it churns toward Caribbean islands Tropical Storm Dorian was likely to strengthen into a hurricane during the next two days as it churned westward in the Caribbean Sea, putting Puerto Rico, the Lesser Antilles and the Virgin Islands on alert, forecasters said on Sunday....
2019-08-25 23:32

FBI searches Jeffrey Epstein's home in Virgin Islands News of the search came days after Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from an apparent suicide while in jail in Manhattan, where he faced child sex trafficking charges....
2019-08-12 23:48

5 Mediterranean Islands the Tourist Mobs Haven't Invaded Yet Attention: Summer-vacation procrastinators. We’ve identified five Mediterranean islands that offer fabulous food, accommodations and seascapes but remain well-kept secrets—for now....
2019-07-06 01:16

Alleged migrant smugglers arrested on Greek islands Greek police have arrested 15 people suspected of facilitating migrant smuggling on two Greek islands. There are reports they charged up to €6,000 to make false travel documents....
2019-07-19 07:16

Galápagos Islands: outcry after Ecuador allows US military to use airstrip Political row sparked after government gave US permission to use island for anti-narcotics flightsThe Galápagos Islands are at the centre of political row in Ecuador after the government agreed to allow US anti-narcotics planes to use an airstrip on ...
2019-06-18 00:32

UN demands Britain end rule of Chagos Islands in 6 months UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly to demand that Britain end its “colonial administration” of the Chagos Archipelago, which includes the U.S. air base on Diego Garcia. It says Britain should return t...
2019-05-22 21:00

UK suffers crushing defeat in UN vote on Chagos Islands General assembly strongly condemns British occupation of Indian Ocean territoryThe United Nations general assembly has overwhelmingly backed a motion condemning Britain’s occupation of the remote Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean.The 116-6 vote left...
2019-05-22 22:00

Ramos sets record in Spain’s win over Faeroe Islands TORSHAVN, Faeroe Islands (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation says Sergio Ramos has become the player with most wins with a national team after Spain defeated the Faeroe Islands 4-1 in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship on Friday. Ramos co...
2019-06-08 03:32

2019 Caribbean travel warnings: What islands are safe? The U.S. has issued travel warnings across the Caribbean citing crime, even at exclusive resorts. But at least 12 islands are considered safe.       ...
2019-07-24 09:16

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
2019-08-20 10:00

Britain Dealt Defeat at U.N. Over Its Control of Chagos Islands United Nations members voted 116 to 6 in support of a resolution demanding that Britain give Mauritius the Chagos Islands, home to an important American military base....
2019-05-23 14:48

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
2019-08-18 19:00

British deal with US over Chagos Islands not its finest hour It was not Britain's finest hour.  In the mid-60s Harold Wilson wanted Polaris missiles, the US sought a base in the middle of the Indian Ocean.  ...
2019-05-23 18:16

Evacuees fleeing Canary Islands wildfire rise to 8,000 Around 8,000 people have been evacuated as firefighters battle an out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands, authorities said on Monday....
2019-08-19 12:48

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old d...
2019-08-07 05:48

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.       ...
2019-08-19 21:00

US tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old d...
2019-08-07 09:48

How to Survive a Long Airport Delay Last week, hundreds of flights at New York’s LaGuardia Airport were delayed or canceled because of thunderstorms in the area; inbound flights landed nearly four hours past their scheduled arrival times. And while we’d like to think delays are a rare ...
2019-07-20 00:00

Natasha Lyonne: ‘There’s a fighter in me that wants to survive’ Natasha Lyonne used her starring role in Orange is the New Black to shake off her demons and reinvent herself. The actor and director talks about third chances, crosswords and being the class rebelIn a busy Manhattan restaurant, Natasha Lyonne is eat...
2019-07-21 10:32

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
2019-08-12 10:00

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
2019-05-21 14:38

Can Spider-Man survive outside of the Marvel universe? Disney and Sony have split over their web-slinging arrangement which could lead to disaster for Spidey or an intriguing new opportunityIs the Marvel Cinematic Universe going to have to say goodbye to its friendly neighborhood Spider-Man? Marvel and S...
2019-08-22 11:00

Here’s how to survive NYC’s upcoming heat wave With heat indexes expected to soar well above 100 degrees this weekend, city officials are scrambling to keep the Big Apple from turning into a baked apple. Mayor Bill de Blasio and health officials held a press conference Wednesday announcing the op...
2019-07-17 20:16

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
2019-07-14 15:48

Animals will shrink to survive over the next century Animals will get smaller over the next century as they downsize to survive. Scientists say larger species will also be wiped out as humans destroy their habitats. Rodents, including the dwarf gerbil and songbirds such as the white-browed sparrow-weav...
2019-05-24 19:01

Small islands might be the first to achieve a full-electric transport system At a recent talk on the UK’s energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that “the problem of decarbonizing our electricity sector is fixed”. Eyebrows were raised at this, but his point quickly became clear. The technologies needed...
2019-06-30 15:32

Canary Islands wildfire stable but continues to burn, acting PM says A wildfire in the popular tourist island of Gran Canaria has been stabilised but continues to burn, Spain's acting prime minister said on Thursday, promising that the thousands affected by the fire would get help in rebuilding....
2019-08-23 07:16

Artificial Scottish islands are thousands of years older than thought Ancient inhabitants of Scotland built islands in the country’s lochs, with most thought to be about 2800 years old – but several actually date back 5600 years...
2019-06-12 21:16

Canary Islands wildfire prompts 9,000 evacuations; reaches park An out-of-control wildfire on Gran Canaria in Spain's Canary Islands kept spreading on Monday, increasing to 9,000 the number of people evacuated from eight municipalities and reaching a natural park, authorities said on Monday....
2019-08-19 21:00

China launches exercises on disputed Paracel Islands, report says China continues to engage in exercises in the South China Sea despite recent protest from ASEAN member states, according to a Vietnamese press report....
2019-08-07 06:48

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — d...
2019-08-19 18:16

Climbing and diving on Kalymnos: an Aegean islands adventure continues Kalymnos, second hop on our tour of lesser-known islands, has many rock-climbing highlights – and some sweet spots for scuba diving• Read part 1 of Kevin’s odyssey: IkariaI’m sitting on the shady patio of the Paradisio cafe in Vlychadia, overlooking ...
2019-08-04 20:48

Fascinating Artifacts from the Battle of the Egadi Islands are Pulled from the Depths Underwater archaeologists have recovered a treasure trove of artifacts off the coast of Sicily from the site of the first ancient naval battle ever discovered , including warship rams, helmets, armor, and weapons dating back 2,000 years. What was the...
2019-08-01 20:32

Chagos Islands: isolated UK faces thrashing in UN vote on ownership General assembly expected to vote in favour of UK relinquishing control of Indian Ocean archipelago claimed by MauritiusThe UK is facing a diplomatic rout at the United Nations on Wednesday when the general assembly is expected to vote overwhelmingly...
2019-05-21 14:31

Atlantic tropical disturbance may develop as it approaches Leeward Islands A disturbance over the central Atlantic is the only feature that has a chance of development in the next week, but that system is forecast to approach the Leeward Islands....
2019-08-02 23:00

Beijing vows to defend 'islands and rocks' in the South China Sea A high-level colonel in the Chinese military admits there's a possibility of a "miscalculation" in the South China Sea, but defended China's "need" to protect what Beijing deems as its territory....
2019-06-03 09:00

Radiation Levels at the Marshall Islands Remain Disturbingly High An analysis of soil samples, ocean sediment, and fruits from the Marshall Islands—the site of nearly 70 nuclear weapons tests during the 1940s and 1950s—has revealed alarmingly high levels of radiation, with some regions at levels exceeding areas aff...
2019-07-15 22:32

South Korea starts drills at Japan-claimed islands South Korea's navy has launched a drill around a group of small islands claimed by both Tokyo and Seoul as the feud between the two countries escalates. Japan said the islands were "obviously" part of their territory....
2019-08-25 09:32

The Latest: Man hid under mattress to survive Kansas tornado KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on tornadoes in the Midwest and Plains states (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A least a dozen homes have been destroyed or damaged in Linwood, Kansas, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) west of Kansas City. ...
2019-05-29 06:16

MLB roundup: Yankees survive Red Sox in London slugfest DJ LeMahieu tied career highs with four hits and five RBIs, and Luke Voit added four hits as the New York Yankees outslugged the Boston Red Sox 17-13 on Saturday in London....
2019-06-30 19:16

Racing lines: How to survive the Nurburgring 24 Hours Second of Europe's best-known endurance races takes place this weekend Racer Peter Dumbreck discusses the perils of a crowded track and getting used to lapping the Green Hell in anger From Le Mans focus switches straight to the Nürburgring this we...
2019-06-20 06:32

Yankees’ offense goes off again to survive slight scare Call the Yankees’ lineup whatever you want. Lately, it’s been unstoppable. The Yankees reached double digits for the first time since they played arena baseball against the Red Sox in London last month, and they needed the outburst in an 11-5 victory...
2019-07-21 00:01

North Koreans 'forced to pay bribes' to survive North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive and are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression", a UN report says. ...
2019-05-28 14:16

Rays survive 9th inning Angels’ rally, win 6-5 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yandy Diaz hit an RBI single during Tampa Bay’s two-run eighth inning, and the Rays held off Los Angeles’ late rally to beat the Angels 6-5 Sunday. Mike Trout hit a two-run homer off Diego Castillo in the ninth...
2019-06-16 23:48

Starving predators survive together, but maybe only in math-land Enlarge / Ferocious, right? (The lion Animoji in iOS 11.3.) (credit: Apple) It is well-known that physicists believe that studying physics makes you qualified to carry out research in every field of scientific endeavor. Hence, there are physics jou...
2019-08-01 04:16

| Teen fugitives 'unlikely' to survive in Canadian wilderness Hunted by police, low on supplies and running the gauntlet of bear and wolf attacks in the mosquito-infested forests of central Canada, two teen triple murder suspects are unlikely to survive much longer, say experts....
2019-08-02 06:48

Chuck Klosterman on How to Survive the Noise of the Internet The culture critic is back with a new book, and some deep thoughts on the uplifting side of reading the comments and how he stays informed without losing his mind....
2019-07-31 21:00

A Huawei Supplier Explains How It Plans to Survive US Ban The capacitors Taiyo Yuden makes are building blocks of the modern world. Tiny components made of metallic plates, they're used in electronic circuits to stabilize voltage and power flow....
2019-05-31 12:32

How to survive Smorgasburg, D.C.’s hottest new foodie destination The weekly food market features dozens of vendors selling yakitori, hot chicken and other treats, but you'll need more than an empty stomach to enjoy it....
2019-06-21 14:16

Yankees survive Indians' rally for 7-6 win in Cleveland Aaron Hicks' go-ahead double and Stephen Tarpley's first career save propelled the Yankees to a 7-6 victory in 10 innings over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday....
2019-06-10 15:48

How to Survive a Rainy Race Weekend Without Hating Yourself It’s the worst feeling in the world: You’ve planned a beautiful vacation to see neat cars going real fast in circles, only to check the weather the day before you leave and discover that it looks more like you should be preparing for a long trip on N...
2019-05-31 01:32

Why Wine Shops Will Survive the Online-Shopping Era Americans may be shopping for their Chardonnay increasingly online, but the bricks-and-mortar wine shop still has its place, say professionals in the field....
2019-05-22 12:48

NYC makes it as hard as possible for business owners to survive The city has problems with empty storefronts, but that doesn’t stop it from making it as hard as possible to run a business. Nancy Bass-Wyden’s grandfather founded their Strand bookstore in 1927 and moved it to 826 Broadway on the corner of East 13th...
2019-06-12 06:00

Can Brian Winters survive another Jets overhaul? As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-06-28 16:48

BMW: Diesels to survive at least 20 more years, gasoline engines 30 Despite being at the forefront of electrification, BMW will continue to invest heavily in internal combustion engines for the foreseeable future, the company's head of development said....
2019-06-27 20:01

Healthy Summer Diet: 6 Nutritious Summer Fruit Salad Recipes To Try Fruit salads are the perfect way to ensure that you load up on a rainbow of nutrients when your body most needs it, to fight the excesses of weather outside....
2019-06-17 17:00

US may dump 1.5 tons of rat poison on Farallon Islands to halt invasive rodents A U.S. government agency is proposing the deployment of 1.5 tons of rat poison to limit the spread of an invasive rodent problem in the Farallon Islands, located 30 miles off the coast of San Francisco....
2019-07-08 03:16

Russia unsure if Japan-U.S. treaty revision will affect islands dispute Russia will need to wait for the United States and Japan to revise their security treaty before deciding how it is going to affect Moscow-Tokyo talks on disputed islands, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 17:32

Farne Islands seabirds in danger as heavy rain kills chicks National Trust says species decline apparent as climate crisis brings more frequent destructive storms in summerSeabirds nesting on the remote Farne Islands have been hit by heavy rain which has killed many of their young, the National Trust said.Arc...
2019-06-28 00:00

Indonesia to build country's longest bridge linking islands near Singapore Indonesia plans to build a 7 km (4.35 mile) bridge to connect two islands in the Malacca Strait, close to Singapore, as part of efforts to develop industry and tourism in the area, the government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 12:32

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
2019-08-16 13:48

Japan-South Korea tussle over disputed islands spreads to Olympics, again A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics again as Tokyo on Wednesday criticized Seoul's complaint over the labeling of a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games' website....
2019-07-24 10:00

The plan to build mega wind farms and artificial islands in North Sea A radical plan to build artificial islands in the North Sea that act as hubs for mega wind farms has received a boost after an analysis said it was feasible...
2019-07-15 19:48

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands still exceed Fukushima, Chernobyl: study Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
2019-07-16 09:16

Parts of the Marshall Islands are more radioactive than Chernobyl and Fukushima, study finds Radiation levels across parts of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean, where the United States tested nuclear bombs during the Cold War, are higher than areas contaminated by the Chernobyl and Fukushima nuclear disasters, new research suggests....
2019-07-17 18:32

Seas rise, hope sinks: Tuvalu's vanishing islands – in pictures One of the world’s most climate-vulnerable countries is already suffering floods, droughts and coral bleachingAll photographs by Sean Gallagher Continue reading......
2019-05-27 14:00

Australian PM to visit Solomon Islands as it eyes switch to One China policy Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit the Solomon Islands next week, two sources familiar with the plans said on Monday, as Western nations seek to rein in China's influence on the tiny Pacific island....
2019-05-27 06:48

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands, according to new research....
2019-05-22 04:16

Mass graves found on Scottish islands may be ancient tsunami victims A rare tsunami may have struck the islands of Shetland and Orkney off the UK’s north coast 5500 years ago, killing dozens of people who had to be hastily buried...
2019-05-21 14:38

Canadian man's pocketknife helps him survive grizzly attack A Canadian man biking through a remote part of British Columbia late last month used a pocketknife to stave off a potentially fatal grizzly bear attack, according to reports....
2019-08-10 04:16

LEVC boss: “We will only survive if we move away from London niche” LEVC has 2000 TX taxis in operation in London Company CEO says it will not launch a low-cost version of the TX, and there are no plans to move production out of Britain Taxi maker London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) says it is not planning to l...
2019-07-31 18:00

North Koreans Survive By Paying Bribes: UN Report North Koreans are forced to pay bribes to officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is "endemic" and repression rife, the U.N. human rights office said on Tuesday in a report......
2019-05-28 20:32

Protective genes help dolphins survive certain ecosystems, study says Understanding what genes help dolphins survive can help conservationists know what potential threats may harm the animal's population, new research shows....
2019-05-25 01:48

How to Survive Sitting on a Long Flight, According to a Physical Therapist I can never sit comfortably on a flight; I’ve struggled with lower back pain for years. After emerging from a long flight spent in a middle seat, I have been known to collapse on the floor of the airport like an infant that’s learning to walk....
2019-06-01 03:16

Undying is a haunting game about a mother teaching her son to survive Developer Vanimals is one of the developers that made up the onslaught of indies in the Kinda Funny Games Showcase leading into E3. The company revealed its survival zombie adventure Undying, which is about a mother protecting her son in a world over...
2019-06-11 05:16

"Government Will Survive, Have Full Confidence": HD Kumaraswamy To NDTV Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who cut short his private visit to the US and returned last evening to handle the crisis in the state following the resignation by 13 lawmakers, today said......
2019-07-08 14:48

Can James Bond survive his encounter with the man from health and safety? Surely 007 will be all the greater if, instead of fighting them, he embraces the ministrations of the HSE inspectorsNews that there has been an explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie is highly significant, for both the crew member reported ...
2019-06-06 22:16

Can a third operating system survive today's smartphone world? The ordeal that Huawei is currently going through with being added to the dreaded "entity list" and barred from doing business with Google (among others) got us thinking. OK, Android is an open source operating system that anyone can download and use...
2019-05-22 17:48

My son finally enters single digits – we just have to survive his party As we battle public transport, tents and bunting, the hottest day of the year turns into one of life’s happiestAn earlier, more miserable, version of this column started by saying that my son’s birthday fell on the hottest day of the year. This is tr...
2019-07-14 13:48

These are the four transformations payments providers must undergo to survive digitization This is a preview of a detailed slide deck from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. Current subscribers can view the deck here. Rising smartphone penetration, regulations pushing user...
2019-07-03 03:48

Patrick Reed’s club doesn’t survive his meltdown at No. 18 PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Patrick Reed had a minor meltdown on his final hole of Friday’s U.S. Open second round at Pebble Beach, snapping a wedge over his knee on the 18th hole. Reed was even-par for the tournament heading into the last hole and, after...
2019-06-15 11:32

Radiation levels at Marshall Islands test sites 10 times greater than Chernobyl More than a half-century after the United States government ended nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands, radiation levels are still dangerously high....
2019-07-16 22:32

Radiation levels in Marshall Islands higher than Fukushima, Chernobyl, study finds Radiation levels across the Marshall Islands in the central Pacific Ocean, where the United States conducted more than 65 nuclear tests during the Cold War, are still alarmingly high — even higher than Fukushima and Chernobyl in some parts, a new stu...
2019-07-16 07:48

Russia, Japan make progress in joint activities on disputed islands: Putin Russia and Japan have moved forward in setting up joint economic activities on a disputed chain of islands, President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday after discussing a peace treaty with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
2019-06-29 13:32

People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
2019-07-18 22:48

Scotland's Orkney Islands: Hop the ferry to see Celtic ruins, sites from World War I, II Perched just an hour's ferry ride north of the Scottish mainland, the Orkney Islands are remote, historic, and well worth the effort.       ...
2019-08-20 21:32

Are the Hawaii protests working? Telescope backers seek permit in Canary Islands Amid the fourth week of protests, backers of the Thirty Meter Telescope are reportedly seeking a permit for an alternative site in the Canary Islands.        ...
2019-08-06 02:16

Globalisation as we know it will not survive Trump. And that’s a good thing | Larry Elliott The markets are spooked, but we need a new world order which makes room for local solutions and the nation stateThe significance of the trade war between China and the US goes well beyond the impact of tit-for-tat tariffs, or which of two self-styled...
2019-08-08 09:32

Woman trapped in crashed car for six days drank rainwater to survive A woman trapped in her car for six days after it overturned during last week's record-breaking heatwave has said she stayed alive by drinking rainwater from a chewing gum box and thinking about her children....
2019-08-02 21:01

Trans Mountain approval comes too late for some: ‘Many families didn’t survive this’ "There will be a lag time between when the construction starts and job hiring happens, and that's really worrisome because how do you sustain people through this time of transition?"...
2019-06-19 15:32

"Mamata Banerjee's Government Won't Survive Till 2021": BJP Leader Mamata Banerjee's government in Bengal will not complete its full term till 2021, a BJP leader predicts after the national election, in which his party has registered significant gains at the cost of......
2019-05-29 09:16

21 injured in fatal West Point crash are expected to survive The 21 soldiers and West Point cadets injured when a military vehicle overturned and rolled at least 15 feet down a steep embankment, killing one cadet, are expected to survive, officials said Thursday — as new details of the crash emerged. “Th...
2019-06-07 02:00

Indian housing lender DHFL warns it may not survive as a going concern One of India's biggest housing finance companies, Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) , warned on Saturday that its financial situation was so grim that it may not survive....
2019-07-14 07:48

Saybie, believed to be world's tiniest baby ever to survive, goes home An infant girl who weighed about the same as a large apple when she was born five months ago and is believed to be the world's tiniest baby ever to survive has gone home from a San Diego hospital....
2019-05-30 13:01

Labour must back Remain to survive, warns Tom Watson memo Deputy leader fears ‘catastrophic’ vote loss to Lib Dems and GreensLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has warned MPs and peers that an analysis of the party’s losses in recent local and European elections that was presented to the shadow cabinet las...
2019-06-23 00:16

The once-untouchable Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló: Can he survive? Embattled Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's political crisis deepened, massive protests continued unabated and calls for his ouster intensified.        ...
2019-07-23 22:00

Pair of Apple Watches survive for two weeks at bottom of lake A pair of Apple Watches was recently recovered in perfectly fine working condition in Connecticut, where they’d spent two weeks at the bottom of a lake in one of the more remarkable stories we’ve seen so far about the resilience of Apple’s signature ...
2019-08-09 03:00

Bill Simmons: Hard for Dan Le Batard to survive brewing ‘s–t show’ As someone who would know from experience, Bill Simmons doesn’t believe things are going to end well for Dan Le Batard at ESPN. Le Batard made waves Thursday when the talk show host commented on President Trump and the “Send her back̶...
2019-07-23 22:00

Digimon Survive release date: When is RPG coming out on PS4, Xbox and Switch? Bandai Namco's amazing-looking Digimon game has been pushed to 2020 - here's what you need to know about the upcoming game, its intro animation, its mechanics, and more....
2019-07-23 14:16

This ‘Game of Thrones’ character was originally going to survive, show’s writer says “Game of Thrones” fans are well aware that many of the show’s characters meet a bloody death. But at least one popular character — who died in the eighth and final season — was originally slated to live....
2019-05-25 01:48

Jeffrey Epstein tried to leverage his wealth to survive in jail: report The convicted pedophile reportedly deposited money in at least three other inmates' commissary accounts in an attempt to ingratiate himself and possibly buy protection from the hardened criminals in the Special Housing Unit at the Metropolitan Correc...
2019-08-17 22:16

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
2019-05-22 01:48

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
2019-06-21 18:32

'I chose life': Hiker Amanda Eller survived on wild fruit, water and grit for 17 days in the Hawaiian forest Hundreds of volunteers who aided the grim search and sensational rescue of Amanda Eller will celebrate Monday at a barbecue bash in Maui.        ...
2019-05-26 23:00

Guarana, Maximum Security survive heat wave to win weekend races Despite oppressive heat, most of the weekend's big races finally got to the post, with Maximum Security surviving another inquiry to win the Haskell and Guarana winning the Coaching Club American Oaks....
2019-07-22 21:16

To survive trade war, some U.S. importers embark on major revamps of product lines When U.S President Donald Trump tweeted in May his intention to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, management at California-based NewAir Appliances knew they needed to do something or their business would be in trouble....
2019-07-25 01:32

Wang, Siniakova survive early scares to advance to Bronx semis Top seed Wang Qiang and fifth ranked Katerina Siniakova both had to battle back from a set down to beat unseeded opponents and advance to the Bronx Open semi-finals on Thursday....
2019-08-23 08:00

Fiat Chrysler may strike Renault deal to survive changing car industry Fiat Chrysler hasn't been on the cutting edge of automotive change as of late. Unless you count concepts like the Centoventi, the company hasn't done much with EVs -- and its support for autonomy mostly involves supplying minivans to Waymo...
2019-05-26 07:32

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activit...
2019-08-03 21:48

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family survive fiery plane crash in Tennessee CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. (NBC NEWS) – NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife and 1-year-old daughter were transported to a hospital following a private plane crash at a Tennessee airport Thursday. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office confir...
2019-08-17 00:16

Have To Eat Rats To Survive, Claim Locals In Flood-Affected Bihar Village Locals in Dangi Tola village of Katihar district in Bihar claimed they have no option but to eat rats as floods have wreaked havoc and destroyed houses in the region....
2019-07-16 21:00

Turns Out This Game of Thrones Character Was Originally Supposed to Survive Season 8 Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. The eighth and final season of Game of Thrones killed off more major characters — including Daenerys Targaryen, Cersei and Jaime Lannister, and Theon Greyjoy — than any of...
2019-05-24 06:16

Yoga teacher lost for over 2 weeks in Hawaiian forest followed intuition to survive Amanda Eller, who is from the Maui town of Haiku, went missing on May 8. Her white Toyota RAV4 was found in the forest parking lot with her phone and wallet inside....
2019-05-27 06:32

Ashes: Australia Survive As Lord's Test Against England Ends In A Draw ENG vs AUS 2nd Test Day 5 Highlights, Ashes 2019: The second Test between England and Australia ended in a draw as Australia managed to score 154/6 in the fourth innings....
2019-08-19 00:32

Italy's Di Maio says government to survive, rules out alternative majority: paper Italy's government, formed by the 5-Star Movement and the League party, will not fall as it is "the only possible one", Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio told the daily Il Corriere della Sera in an interview published on Thursday....
2019-07-18 09:32

Lacrosse star Paul Rabil says only one pro league will survive, but rivalry will make it better Paul Rabil is a lacrosse star and entrepreneur. He's the co-founder of the Premier Lacrosse League, which just began play last week. The series comes to the New York City area and NBC Sports this weekend....
2019-06-07 01:48

‘Only the Strong Survive.’ How Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu Is Testing the Limits of Power Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is pacing the stage at a cyber-conference in Tel Aviv, and he is not happy. For the past seven minutes, he’s been making the case that his policies have launched a booming tech industry in Israel and enabled th...
2019-07-11 13:48

Spills, rips and nipple slips: how to survive the worst wardrobe malfunctions A student caused a stir on social media after accidentally wearing her one-shoulder swimsuit upside down. Here’s how to cope with other sartorial slip-upsA British student holidaying in Ibiza recently made a serious sartorial slip-up, by wearing a on...
2019-07-02 21:48

2019 French Open: Naomi Osaka and Simona Halep Survive Osaka, the world’s No. 1 player, fought back from the brink of a first-round upset, while Halep, the defending champion, also went three sets in her opener....
2019-05-29 01:32

Naval warships, faced with steep maintenance costs, fight to survive The Battleship Texas, the last remaining World War I dreadnought, will be moving from its location on the Houston Ship Channel to another spot along the upper Texas coastline in order to generate more visitors and revenue. Meanwhile, the ship is faci...
2019-07-03 02:16

4 Your Health: Comparing fruit indicates women’s health Pear is better than apple when it comes to a women’s body shape. That’s according to a new study of over 2,600 postmenopausal women. It showed women who were apple-shaped, with more fat in their middle, had a greater risk of heart and blo...
2019-07-02 06:32

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex trafficking involved locations in NY, Virgin Islands, Florida, NM ranch: attorney Billionaire financier and registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is due in court Monday following an arrest on new charges that he trafficked young girls across state lines including New York, the Virgin Islands, Florida and a ranch in New Mexico, a...
2019-07-08 04:48

Sri Lanka Survive Nicholas Pooran Scare, Beat West Indies In World Cup Sri Lanka batted brightly to post an imposing total of 338 for six in their 50 overs, thanks largely to Avishka Fernando's first One Day International (ODI) century....
2019-07-01 23:48

3 friends survive Calif. garlic festival 2 years after escaping Las Vegas attack Three friends who survived a shooting attack that killed 58 people in Las Vegas nearly two years ago also survived the attack last weekend at a summer festival in Northern California....
2019-08-01 20:32

Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick lets Portugal survive bizarre VAR penalty for Swiss What more can be said about the man? He is 35 on his next birthday and, in football, even the greats reach a point when the one opponent they cannot beat is age. Not Cristiano Ronaldo, though – or not yet anyway, judging by this latest demonstration ...
2019-06-06 02:16

Scotland survive Khadija Shaw’s class to leave for World Cup in fine spirits • Women’s International Friendly: Scotland 3-2 Jamaica• Cuthbert 30, Weir 35, Howard 68; Shaw 15 49Scotland’s women will head to the World Cup having broken records as well as barriers. That 18,555 turned up at Hampden Park for this pre-tournament fa...
2019-05-28 23:32

Blessed be the fruit! 'Handmaid's Tale' stars Bradley Whitford, Amy Landecker are hitched With a nod to "The Handmaid's Tale," Amy Landecker announced on Instagram that she is "of Bradley," elopement style.        ...
2019-07-19 16:16

India survive World Cup scare as brilliant Afghanistan fall just short in dramatic last-over finish Afghanistan came agonisingly close to producing one of the greatest shocks in World Cup history as they gave cricket heavyweights India an almighty scare in a thrilling clash at the Hampshire Bowl....
2019-06-22 19:48

Warriors survive Game 5 but Kevin Durant injures Achilles’: ‘Incredible win and a horrible loss’ Golden State, which had fallen in a 3-1 hole in the best-of-seven series, won on the road Monday to force a return to Oakland, Calif., for Thursday’s Game 6. Durant left in the second quarter with an injury....
2019-06-11 07:32

A heat wave will scorch the central and eastern US this week. Here's how you can stay cool and survive The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for large swathes of the country where temperatures will reach triple digits this week.        ...
2019-07-18 07:16

Experts explain why Sean Miller and Arizona basketball will survive the recruiting fallout from NCAA "It's pretty simple: No one cares." Recruits and recruiting experts are paying little mind to potential NCAA penalties for Sean Miller and Arizona.       ...
2019-07-23 20:01

Kentucky father shot on the way home from hospital after birth of twins not expected to survive: family A Kentucky man who was shot while walking home from the hospital after the birth of his twin daughters is on life support and not expected to survive, family said....
2019-06-28 16:32

Sue Gordon out as deputy spy chief Sue Gordon is leaving the role of No. 2 spy chief in the U.S., ending a guessing game about whether President Trump would choose her to succeed outgoing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats in an acting capacity....
2019-08-09 00:48

China not seeking 'sphere of influence' in Pacific, Xi says China is not seeking a sphere of influence in Pacific Ocean island states, President Xi Jinping told the visiting prime minister of Vanuatu amid fears in Western capitals of China's growing role in the region....
2019-05-29 05:48

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
2019-07-02 06:48

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new,...
2019-05-22 11:32

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
2019-06-29 01:32

Netflix's 'Pacific Rim' anime will debut in 2020 Netflix's anime adaptation of Pacific Rim will emerge from the depths when it hits the streaming service sometime next year. The animated expansion of the giant mech saga will run for at least two seasons, IGN reported....
2019-07-05 01:16

Hurricane Barbara close to Category 5 far out in Pacific A powerful Hurricane Barbara has rapidly gained strength and is close to growing into a Category 5 storm Tuesday night as it pushes out over the eastern Pacific Ocean, far from land...
2019-07-03 06:16

London homeowners at two high-rises told to foot £2m bill so flats can survive large explosion Homeowners in two London high-rises have been told they will need to foot an estimated £2 million bill after engineers said their flats might not survive a large explosion....
2019-07-03 15:00

Liam Charles' recipe for Marvel Avengers-inspired fruit pastilles | The Sweet Spot with Liam Charles Assemble your own Avengers-themed ‘power stones’ at home – they won’t take an infinity to makeThere’s no hiding that I’m a massive Marvel movies fan. Over the past 11 years, the quest for the infinity stones played an integral part in the Marvel cine...
2019-06-15 14:00

Ujiri incident with deputy under investigation The Alameda County Sheriff's Office confirmed it is investigating Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a police officer....
2019-06-14 19:00

With homes flooded and dams and levees stressed, Oklahoma hopes to survive Arkansas River's wrath Work crews struggled on Wednesday to maintain aging levees and dams during what meteorologists predict will be Oklahoma's worst-ever flooding.        ...
2019-05-30 07:32

Canadian Pacific Railway reports 33% rise in profit Canadian Pacific Railway reported a 33% rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the country's second-largest railroad operator earned more from moving energy, chemicals, plastics as well as grains....
2019-07-16 15:32

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
2019-07-18 21:00

Eastern Pacific Ocean gives birth to Tropical Storm Ivo Newly formed Tropical Storm Ivo is forecast to hug the west coast of Mexico into this weekend, while a second feature is now much less likely to have significant impact on Hawaii early next week....
2019-08-22 05:32

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf into the weekend....
2019-08-24 06:48

Chinese space station Tiangong-2 is about to burn up over the Pacific The final hours for China’s Tiangong-2 space station are at hand, as the 8-ton piece of hardware will fall to earth, or rather sea, some time in the next 20 hours or so in a controlled deorbit manuever.  But unlike with its predecessor, it isn&...
2019-07-19 03:32

Pacific Rim Anime Series to Release in 2020 on Netflix The Pacific Rim anime series will release in 2020 on Netflix, production company Legendary Entertainment revealed Thursday at Project Anime in Los Angeles. It has a two-season commitment....
2019-07-05 12:48

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast....
2019-06-19 00:48

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but sli...
2019-06-28 14:48

Australia to create new Pacific military unit in bid to woo the region Australia will create a new military unit dedicated to training and assisting Pacific allies, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds said on Tuesday, as Canberra accelerates plans to undercut Chinese influence in the region....
2019-07-23 08:16

Australia signals Indo-Pacific focus for Five Eyes Defence Minister Linda Reynolds says Australian-US cooperation will be about coordinating the nation's respective Indo-Pacific strategies, with an emphasis on developing "complementarities" and building self-reliance....
2019-06-13 11:16

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
2019-07-12 08:48

Australia to step up challenge to China in Pacific with new investment Australia will soon offer millions of dollars in funding for infrastructure projects in the Pacific, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters, as part of its efforts to undercut Chinese influence....
2019-06-13 08:32

US official urges Pacific nations to keep ties with Taiwan A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia has urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change Taiwan’s international standing threatens to increase the possibility of conflict...
2019-05-24 07:16

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonanc...
2019-05-28 08:32

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
2019-07-31 19:32

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
2019-08-16 15:16

Cathay Pacific Says It’s Recording Passengers With Onboard CCTV If you find yourself on a Cathay Pacific flight, smile, because you might just be on camera. The Hong Kong-based airline recently revealed it is using CCTV to monitor passengers on board, reigniting debates about travelers’ privacy 35,000 feet ...
2019-08-07 05:16

Cathay Pacific says it's monitoring passengers via onboard cameras Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific reveals it is monitoring passengers via cameras on its aircraft, reopening an uncomfortable debate over surveillance aboard airplanes....
2019-08-05 21:48

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
2019-06-23 10:16

Pacific Standard shutters online investigative magazine Pacific Standard, an online investigative magazine, is shutting down abruptly after its backer said it was pulling the plug on the eleven-year old not-for-profit journalism venture. “Today is an extremely difficult day, the worst day—and I’m heart-br...
2019-08-09 04:48

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
2019-08-04 14:16

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
2019-08-16 16:48

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising......
2019-08-04 12:32

TS Ivo grows in Pacific off Mexico; Chantal ebbs in Atlantic Tropical Storm Ivo has gained strength off the southwestern coast of Mexico but isn’t expected to threaten land, while the once-Tropical Storm Chantal is meandering in the Atlantic as a tropical depression far from North America...
2019-08-23 01:16

California sheriff’s deputy accused of having sex with teen boy A California woman who works as a sheriff’s deputy was arrested this week for allegedly having sex with with a 16-year-old boy, authorities said. Shauna Bishop, 44, turned herself in to police in Folsom on Thursday. She was released from custod...
2019-06-15 09:32

Deputy in clash with Ujiri claims concussion An attorney for a deputy involved in an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors said his client suffered a concussion and is on medical leave....
2019-06-18 23:00

Suspect in deputy shooting probed in other attacks Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says suspect in unprovoked attack on deputy may be responsible for other crimes in Southern California. The deputy is on life support in grave condition. (June 11)        ...
2019-06-12 10:32

The Latest: Deputy: Dad who killed kids has been respectful COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A deputy assigned to watch the South Carolina father facing a possible death sentence for killing his five children says the defendant hasn&#...
2019-06-07 18:16

The Latest: Man arrested in shooting of off-duty LA deputy The Latest on the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities have arrested a Utah man on suspicion of shooting an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy and they say he may have killed another man...
2019-06-12 02:01

The Latest: Ex-deputy in Parkland shooting out of jail FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on School Shooting-Florida (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail aft...
2019-06-06 23:16

Parkland massacre deputy arrested on 11 charges A former deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot will have to stay in jail for now on charges of child neglect and negligence for failing to intervene. (June 5)        ...
2019-06-06 14:32

Ex-deputy gets bond reduction in Parkland shooting A judge has reduced the amount of bail a Florida deputy must come up with to be released from jail while facing 11 criminal charges for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre. (June 6)        ...
2019-06-06 22:48

Prosecutor: Charges against ex-deputy no threat to police FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida prosecutor says the decision to charge a former sheriff’s deputy with child neglect and culpable negligence for failure to confront the Parkland school shooter is unique and would generally not apply to la...
2019-06-07 23:16

The Latest: Man convicted of killing sheriff’s deputy PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Latest on the deputy killing trial (all times local): 1:50 p.m. A Maine man accused of placing a gun to the neck of a sheriff’s deputy and pulling the trigger has been convicted of murder. Both sides agree that defend...
2019-06-18 20:00

Look: Alligator escapes after attacking deputy's patrol car Authorities in Louisiana said an alligator found loitering in the middle of a highway took a bite out of a deputy's patrol vehicle before making its escape....
2019-06-11 19:16

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in Oakland, the deputy's attorney said....
2019-06-18 23:48

Hampton says fired deputy will continue assisting her FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s lieutenant governor has told the state’s personnel secretary that she intends to defy a decision by Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration to dismiss her deputy chief of staff. In an email, Lt. Gov. Jenean...
2019-06-06 04:16

The Latest: Deputy taken to hospital after championship game SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into whether the president of the Toronto Raptors pushed and hit a sheriff’s deputy in the face (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A California sheriff’s spokesman says a deputy involved in an...
2019-06-15 03:16

Ex-deputy PM loses Tory whip over Lib Dem support Former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has had the Tory whip suspended after saying he would vote Liberal Democrat at the European elections on Thursday....
2019-05-21 15:32

Mom: Boy on minibike fatally hit by deputy wasn’t at fault BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — The mother of an 11-year-old boy on a minibike who was fatally struck by a sheriff’s deputy in southern Michigan says her son wasn’t at fault. Christina Valadez said Tuesday during a news conference with her law...
2019-06-05 17:00

Parkland school ex-deputy released from jail A former Florida deputy charged with 11 criminal counts for failing to confront the gunman in the Parkland school massacre has been released from jail after a judge reduced his bail and lifted other restrictions. (June 6)     ...
2019-06-07 01:32

The Latest: Man charged with LA deputy killing goes to court LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Utah man being charged with killing a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A Utah man has appeared in court on charges of killing an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s depu...
2019-06-14 02:48

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 10:32

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and b...
2019-07-31 18:16

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
2019-07-03 23:32

As China Looms, Australia’s Military Refocuses on Pacific Neighbors The Australian military’s role in regional stability is evolving in the face of a rising, powerful China and a United States in seeming retreat from the global stage....
2019-06-11 22:16