HILLSIDEQUADRANEWS.COM: World News - Latest of The Hour 2019-08-16 13:16

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on Thursday of...

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

Source: un.org

Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday....
2019-08-18 01:16

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
2019-07-01 21:32

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
2019-08-04 03:48

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday, condemning them “in the strongest terms”.    ...
2019-06-21 18:32

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known...
2019-06-20 14:48

Rising death toll, police video and 'hundreds' saved: The aftermath of the El Paso, Dayton shootings President Donald Trump's remarks, victim updates and more news Monday on the El Paso and Dayton shootings.        ...
2019-08-06 01:32

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib claimed scores of casualties....
2019-07-22 21:16

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench repressive policies.” Human Rights Watch ca...
2019-06-28 10:16

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy...
2019-06-11 23:16

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday ...
2019-06-19 05:48

Syria opens 'humanitarian corridor' for civilians to flee rebel area A "humanitarian corridor" has been opened in Syria so civilians from one of the last remaining rebel-held regions can leave and enter government-held territory, authorities have said....
2019-08-23 00:48

Syria to let civilians flee rebel-held Idlib via humanitarian corridor The northwestern region of Syria has been held by rebels over the last seven years. Damascus has said a humanitarian corridor will allow "civilians who want to leave areas controlled by terrorists" to flee the region....
2019-08-22 21:48

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
2019-05-21 14:38

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syria...
2019-05-21 14:38

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
2019-08-04 03:48

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at risk, including one million children....
2019-06-27 22:00

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work towards an enduring political solution on behalf of the ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund to ramp up the humanitarian response in Libya; huma...
2019-05-21 15:16

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
2019-08-02 02:16

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
2019-06-18 03:32

El Paso shooting death toll rises Two more victims of the El Paso massacre have died, bringing the total number of fatalities to 22, officials said Monday. One of the new fatalities was an elderly woman who died overnight, according to an official with the Del Sol Medical Center in t...
2019-08-05 19:16

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
2019-06-18 03:48

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 28 The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 28 on Sunday, with 20 people missing, state media reported, after torrential rains triggered a landslide that forced more than one million people to evacuate....
2019-08-11 06:48

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
2019-07-06 22:48

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:00

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Health England said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 15:32

Death toll of gun violence in Agua Prieta increases to six DOUGLAS, Ariz. – The unofficial death toll from the gun violence in the town of Agua Prieta, Sonora has grown to six, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday afternoon. According to the CCSO, initial information indicates that it...
2019-06-15 03:32

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
2019-07-01 06:16

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 Millions displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced millions of people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the in...
2019-07-16 06:32

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
2019-08-04 14:16

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
2019-07-13 14:16

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the do...
2019-06-24 02:48

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 Sudanese activists say at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
2019-07-01 15:32

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
2019-06-05 08:48

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
2019-06-05 08:32

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
2019-06-04 22:48

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South K...
2019-06-06 11:16

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
2019-06-05 09:48

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
2019-07-20 21:48

Typhoon Lekima Death Toll Rose To 49 In China, 21 Still Missing The death toll from Typhoon Lekima rose to 49 on Tuesday and 21 were still missing after the monster storm wreaked havoc on China's eastern coast, causing huge damage with strong gales and torrential......
2019-08-13 16:32

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
2019-07-22 23:00

Oklahoma: two dead after possible tornado as storms death toll climbs Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’Officials said two people died after a possible tornado destroyed a motel and swept through a mobile home park in the Oklahoma City area. ...
2019-05-26 17:16

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
2019-07-14 18:48

| Tanzania fuel tanker blast: Death toll stands at 60 At least 62 people died and about 70 others injured in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying to siphon off fuel, the police said....
2019-08-10 20:16

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
2019-06-13 22:00

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
2019-07-17 21:48

The Latest: El Paso victim dies, raising death toll to 22 A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A hospita...
2019-08-06 07:48

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
2019-06-14 06:32

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely ...
2019-06-16 11:16

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22 The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on Twitter....
2019-08-05 19:48

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civili...
2019-07-08 01:16

Listeria death toll rises to five in outbreak linked to pre-packed sandwiches Two more NHS hospital patients have died in England after eating sandwiches linked to a listeria outbreak, taking the total number of deaths up to five....
2019-06-14 17:32

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven So...
2019-06-06 13:16

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
2019-07-19 10:16

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
2019-06-14 13:00

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
2019-05-28 07:00

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave.In Bihar, however, one of the poorest areas of the country, 49...
2019-06-17 14:00

Death toll in accident at Russian military test site rises Five killed in explosion and pharmacies run out of iodine after reports of higher radiationRussia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom confirmed on Friday night that five of its staff members were killed in an accident during tests at a military site in no...
2019-08-10 01:16

Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, while train services were cancelled in several flood-hit areas....
2019-08-11 18:00

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

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate their homes....
2019-08-10 10:16

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
2019-07-31 20:00

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
2019-06-13 06:32

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion....
2019-08-10 21:00

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the confirmed death toll to 20....
2019-06-09 12:00

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 26 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 26th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship. Police said Friday that the body was found about 12...
2019-06-28 11:16

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the death toll to 24, including 22 South Koreans and the two-man Hungarian crew....
2019-06-12 18:00

Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash. The post Hawaii officials raise death toll to 11 in sky-diving plane crash appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-22 22:33

The Latest: Death toll rises to 19 in Danube tour boat crash Hungarian police say the death toll has increased to 19 in the case of the tour boat that capsized and sank last week after colliding in Budapest with a cruise ship on the Danube River...
2019-06-06 23:16

Death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica reaches 25, officials say The death toll from tainted liquor in Costa Rica has reached 25, with nearly 60 people hospitalized, officials in the Central American country said. Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health confirmed the new total earlier this month following two more d...
2019-08-19 14:48

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts of a world heritage site....
2019-08-11 17:32

Costa Rica tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; what you need to know about spotting it The Costa Rican Ministry of Health says 25 people have died from drinking tainted alcohol. Learn how to identify and avoid it when traveling.       ...
2019-08-19 21:00

Death toll rises to 22 as El Paso struggles to recover from mass shooting Residents of El Paso, Texas, tried to settle in to their new reality as victims' families struggled with losses after a mass shooting at a Walmart.        ...
2019-08-06 01:32

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
2019-07-14 14:32

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
2019-07-16 11:00

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-11 22:16

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
2019-07-10 05:16

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala as the nationwide death toll from the annual monsoon rose to at least 244.On Wednesd...
2019-08-14 15:48

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday....
2019-07-14 05:48

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
2019-07-18 12:16

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
2019-08-19 16:32

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
2019-06-03 21:32

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
2019-07-22 14:32

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 30 as storm moves north The death toll from a major typhoon in eastern China rose to 30 on Sunday, with 18 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
2019-08-11 09:16

REFILE-Death toll rises to 43 at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse; more expected The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeast Congo rose to 43 on Friday and could climb further as the search for missing workers continues, local officials said....
2019-06-28 12:48

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:16

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
2019-08-11 02:32

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
2019-05-25 13:48

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
2019-05-24 19:16

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved further north up the coast....
2019-08-11 17:32

Tokyo Olympics Planners Are Feeling the Heat as Summer Death Toll Soars A Japanese heat wave that has killed dozens and hospitalized thousands of people is underscoring Tokyo’s need to prepare for what could be one of the hottest Olympic Games....
2019-08-09 13:48

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
2019-06-06 13:48

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; 59 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 25 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
2019-08-19 13:48

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
2019-06-05 14:16

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
2019-07-06 23:32

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic losses and widely disrupting travel....
2019-08-12 07:32

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.        ...
2019-06-07 18:00

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: regional president Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents...
2019-07-13 13:00

Sudan's military chief says he's ready to resume talks as death toll rises to 60 Sudan's military ruler on Wednesday offered to resume a dialogue on a transition to democracy, one day after he scrapped all agreements with an opposition alliance....
2019-06-05 09:48

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
2019-05-27 19:00

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 20; 41 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 20 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
2019-07-24 17:16

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
2019-05-31 23:48

Turkey says its convoy attacked in Syria, three civilians killed A Turkish military convoy was attacked en route to one of its observation posts in northwest Syria on Monday, Turkey's Defense Ministry said, adding that three civilians were killed and 12 others wounded in the air strike....
2019-08-19 14:48

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Israeli aggression"....
2019-05-28 02:16

Costa Rica Confirms 2 More Suspected Alcohol Poisoning Deaths, Raising Death Toll to 25 Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health has confirmed two new deaths due to suspected methanol poisoning, raising the number of people believed to have recently died consuming tainted alcohol in the Central American country to 25. The agency said in a ...
2019-08-19 21:48

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military&#...
2019-06-05 23:16

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of prejudice and arrogance."...
2019-06-04 17:00

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
2019-06-10 21:48

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat state rose to 20, with students attending coaching classes accounting for all those killed....
2019-05-25 11:32

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian...
2019-06-02 19:00

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his crackdown....
2019-06-08 22:16

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago...
2019-07-07 13:16

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stronghold. The strike hit a Turkish observation post....
2019-06-28 10:16

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian deaths the past t...
2019-05-28 07:00

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bri...
2019-05-26 00:16

Danube River crash was cruise-ship captain's second accident of 2019; death toll up to 17 Only seven people, all from the 33-member tourist group, are known to have survived the May 29 catastrophe in Budapest.        ...
2019-06-06 23:48

Budapest tour-boat crash: Cruise-ship captain released on bail; death toll up to 25 Meanwhile, the body of another South Korean tourist was recovered from the Danube, raising the death toll in the May 29 boat collision crash up to 25.       ...
2019-06-13 14:32

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
2019-05-31 19:32

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assault the country's last rebel bastion....
2019-05-31 11:48

Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in military’s crackdown to 100. The post Sudanese medical group says 40 bodies pulled from the Nile River, raising death toll in militar...
2019-06-05 17:00

Neil deGrasse Tyson criticised for response to mass shootings comparing gun massacre deaths to death toll from flu US celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has apologised for a tweet in which he compared the number of people killed in gun massacres with that of people killed by flu....
2019-08-05 19:16

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
2019-06-14 21:00

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
2019-05-27 23:00

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
2019-08-11 08:16

2 more duck boat workers indicted in sinking that killed 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake last summer, killing 17 people. The U.S. attorney’s office says the Branson operation’s general m...
2019-06-21 02:16

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
2019-08-12 08:32

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao....
2019-06-02 12:32

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
2019-06-08 20:32

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the same family, federal officials announced....
2019-06-21 07:48

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
2019-06-03 20:16

Bengal Unrest Flares Up, BJP Aborts Highway Cremation Of Killed Workers Political violence in Bengal took a dramatic turn today as the state BJP, following a face-off with the police, prepared to cremate the bodies of the workers who died in yesterday's clash on the......
2019-06-09 18:00

Mamata Banerjee Can't Face Families Of Killed BJP Workers: Dilip Ghosh West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is skipping the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because she cannot look eye-to-eye with families of BJP workers who were killed in the......
2019-05-30 16:01

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
2019-08-11 17:00

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a statement that he was “deeply saddened at the tragic loss...
2019-05-21 15:00

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
2019-08-10 21:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
2019-07-03 02:16

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded. ...
2019-08-11 14:16

Didcot power station demolition: Dramatic footage of cooling towers being razed to the ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
2019-08-18 15:32

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 1999....
2019-05-23 22:32

Didcot power station demolition video: Dramatic footage shows cooling towers being razed to ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
2019-08-19 14:16

'A mystery to everybody': City employee who killed 12 used stealth to hunt down co-workers The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through several states and dumping them in Alabama. ...
2019-06-14 04:32

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children. The jury unanimously agreed on the death penalty ...
2019-06-14 02:48

Death penalty sought in hammer attack that killed 4 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against a man accused of killing a woman and three children in a New Orleans suburb with a hammer. Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said in a news release Thurs...
2019-06-20 21:48

Children killed by dad remembered in his death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina home five years ago. Prosecutors are trying to show how special and unique each of Timothy Jones Jr....
2019-06-07 18:16

Family of Patagonia man killed by officers file wrongful death lawsuit PATAGONIA – Family members of a Patagonia man that was shot and killed by police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday. Brent Bowdon was killed in July 2018 during an encounter with Lake Havasu City Police Officers. Authorities were...
2019-08-07 19:48

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student who was beheaded, along with another Scandinavian woman, while hiking in Morocco’s High Atlas mountai...
2019-07-11 20:48

Greek Police Question ‘Main Suspect’ in Death of American Biologist Killed in Crete Greek police say they are questioning the “main suspect” in the killing of American molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton, whose body was discovered on the island of Crete last week. National police spokesman Theodoros Chronopoulos confirmed ...
2019-07-15 21:48

PC Andrew Harper latest: Tragic policeman killed near Reading was only married four weeks before his death Tributes have poured in for the policeman killed after he was struck by a car while trying to stop burglary suspects near Reading just four weeks after his wedding....
2019-08-17 00:16

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a portrait of a man prone to violence....
2019-05-22 04:32

Tower Hamlets stab victim 'knifed to death after breaking up argument' - as two men are killed in weekend of bloodshed in London Two young men were stabbed to death on a weekend of bloodshed which took the total number of people murdered on the streets of London this year above 50....
2019-05-28 15:48

Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable: UK PM spokesman Attacks on civilian vessels like the two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman are completely unacceptable and Britain is ready to assist in any investigation into the incident, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said....
2019-06-13 19:16

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
2019-07-01 20:16

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule....
2019-08-16 20:16

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Military Ordnance Identification.”...
2019-08-16 22:48

Sudan: Civilian-majority ruling council sworn in General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has been announced as the head of the new council. While many citizens welcome the progress towards democracy, a group of lawyers has petitioned for reunification with South Sudan....
2019-08-21 19:48

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the Hezbollah movement....
2019-07-24 04:32

No Restriction On Civilian Traffic On Jammu-Srinagar Highway From May 27 The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration on Tuesday withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu from Monday. ......
2019-05-22 10:16

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
2019-05-22 16:16

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
2019-08-04 16:32

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways to hold them accountable. In a city still stinging...
2019-08-18 14:32

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
2019-07-01 17:16

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a protest camp three weeks ago....
2019-06-30 15:32

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
2019-06-10 17:16

PM Modi Honoured With UAE's Highest Civilian Award "Order Of Zayed" Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Saturday honoured with the "Order of Zayed", the UAE's highest civilian award, for his efforts to boost bilateral ties between the two nations....
2019-08-24 19:16

U.N.: Civilian casualties drop in Afghanistan, but air raid deaths continue Civilian casualties are down 27 percent in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
2019-07-31 20:32

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings New evidence has emerged linking the head of Colombia’s army to civilian killings more than a decade ago as he faces mounting pressure to resign over orders for troops step up attacks...
2019-05-25 19:32

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
2019-06-23 07:32

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
2019-05-25 18:48

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
2019-08-07 05:16

Military, civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body sworn in Military and civilian members of Sudan's new ruling body, the Sovereign Council, were sworn in on Wednesday at the presidential palace in Khartoum, state news agency SUNA said....
2019-08-21 15:00

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
2019-08-18 01:16

Libya drone strike heightens fears of air war and risk of civilian deaths Strike in Murzuq last week, blamed on Haftar forces, killed at least 45 peopleAn air war in Libya is intensifying as rival forces in the divided country try to break a military stalemate, heightening significantly the risk of civilian casualties.At ...
2019-08-12 01:00

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the entrance to Kabul University, in the country’s ca...
2019-07-19 23:16

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
2019-06-30 21:48

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
2019-06-12 17:00

Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, Joni Mitchell, and, uh, Ted Cruz headed south to ma...
2019-06-19 17:32

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
2019-08-08 01:16

Hawaii plane crash in which 11 died is worst US civilian accident since 2011 Fiery crash on island of Oahu kills skydivers and instructorsWitness describes ‘insane amount of fire’ after explosionEleven people were killed on Friday when their skydiving plane crashed and burned at a coastal airfield on the island of Oahu, the w...
2019-06-23 15:16

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least five people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
2019-07-01 00:00

Sudan opposition coalition appoints five civilian members of sovereign council Sudan's opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country's sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within the coalition told Reuters....
2019-08-18 19:00

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
2019-07-09 21:32

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are youth. ...
2019-08-15 06:16

World Humanitarian Day: Here are 13 real-life heroes you should know In acknowledgment of World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of 13 hero humanitarian workers you should know about.        ...
2019-08-20 00:48

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
2019-06-07 10:16

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards Retired NFL player Chris Long and the Chicago Fire were among those honored Tuesday at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, which recognized those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on society....
2019-07-10 08:48

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” of civilians were reportedly killed and injured....
2019-05-21 15:16

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were also injured....
2019-05-21 14:38

Aerospace industry sees big potential for civilian version of plane-chopper hybrid Some 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a medieval helicopter, a company that now bears his name wants to revolutionize air travel with the first civilian tilt-rotor aircraft -- an airplane-chopper hybrid....
2019-05-21 16:16

Don't let my case distract from humanitarian crisis, Sea-Watch captain says A ship's captain being investigated for bringing migrants ashore in defiance of Italian coastguard orders has warned against her case becoming a distraction from the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea....
2019-07-10 22:16

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry on Friday granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he w...
2019-08-16 15:16

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Senate panel on Wednesday after senior lawmakers rem...
2019-06-19 18:32

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
2019-06-19 20:32

Israel to allow entry to Rashida Tlaib for 'humanitarian' visit US Democrat, of Palestinian descent, granted visit to see her grandmother in the occupied West BankIsrael has announced it will allow the US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib to visit family in the occupied West Bank on “humanitarian” grounds, a day after ...
2019-08-16 13:48

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
2019-06-13 09:16

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firing at an ISIS fighter....
2019-06-28 01:32

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly cri...
2019-05-23 22:16

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
2019-07-17 17:48

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval....
2019-06-19 23:16

Bipartisan Senate deal reached on $4.5B border-humanitarian aid package Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the top Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, have forged a tentative agreement on a $4.59 billion supplemental appropriations package for the border ...
2019-06-19 05:16

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
2019-07-19 07:16

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
2019-08-19 07:00

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 000 people had volunteered....
2019-08-11 02:00

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted st...
2019-07-02 06:32

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
2019-08-16 20:48

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir just over a month a...
2019-05-21 15:00

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
2019-08-19 23:48

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, and economic stagnation. ...
2019-08-07 18:00

Israel says it will allow Rashida Tlaib to enter West Bank on humanitarian grounds Israel reversed its decision to bar Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib from entering the country. She can see her grandmother in the West Bank.        ...
2019-08-16 15:16

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials sa...
2019-05-21 14:38

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
2019-06-13 20:16

US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring Colombia. The post US humanitarian aid earmarked for Guaidó to deliver in Venezuela will now be distributed in neighboring...
2019-05-31 02:32

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs these women, children and men face, and the strain thi...
2019-05-21 14:32

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
2019-07-09 19:48

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said....
2019-08-23 23:00

AOC warns US 'headed to fascism,' says Trump 'completely engineered' humanitarian crisis After touring a migrant holding facility, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned about the direction of the country and blasted House Democrats and President Trump for their actions during the migrant crisis....
2019-07-03 02:16

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrality, impartiality and independence, and will work w...
2019-05-21 16:32

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
2019-05-21 14:38

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
2019-06-29 15:32

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards. The 49-year-old rapper mentioned BET Networks’ E...
2019-07-11 22:00

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie...
2019-05-21 14:38

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That man was Nicholas Winton, who organized the safe pass...
2019-05-25 01:32

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
2019-06-17 18:48

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have already been released, officials announced Thursday....
2019-08-09 00:48

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the move was “not compatible” with Israel’s “obligatio...
2019-07-22 18:48

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer from Israel to visit family in the occupied West Bank...
2019-08-17 06:16

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why the marathon shall, indeed, continue....
2019-06-17 18:32

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have underscored the need to “collectively redouble efforts”...
2019-08-01 18:32

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increased in the first half of 2019, even as overall civ...
2019-07-31 19:32

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nations chief’s condemnation and an appeal for “peaceful dialogue” to resume....
2019-06-03 21:16

Humanitarian situation increasingly dire for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Food supplies are dwindling and the humanitarian situation has become increasingly dire in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposit...
2019-05-21 14:38

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her and another congresswoman following an unprecedented...
2019-08-16 23:48

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN humanitarian teams work around the clock to provid...
2019-05-21 14:38

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to seven million people are in dire need of aid, and so...
2019-05-21 16:32

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
2019-08-09 22:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties to down weapons; and UN expert calls for Mali rec...
2019-08-19 23:48

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
2019-07-07 07:16

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
2019-05-25 13:48

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
2019-06-12 12:16

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
2019-06-13 08:16

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
2019-08-01 17:16

LAPD chief: homelessness a 'humanitarian crisis' Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses to help get people off the streets. "This is a humanitarian crisis," Moore said in an interview with The AP. (Ju...
2019-07-12 08:48

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
2019-06-07 00:32

Use of HIV prevention pill rising among men who have sex with men (Reuters Health) - A growing proportion of American men who have sex with men know they can take a daily pill to avoid infection with HIV and more of them are using it, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-31 18:48

'Presenteeism' takes toll on menstruating women (Reuters Health) - Women who push themselves to work or study despite menstrual symptoms like painful cramps may be less productive on those days and might benefit from being able to work from home or take a day off and make it up later, a large surv...
2019-07-31 18:48

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on SOUTHWICK, England (AP) — The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard “Ted” Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortifie...
2019-05-30 13:00

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and financial markets....
2019-07-31 18:16

Swifts hit new low as poor weather takes its toll Mass migration back to UK waylaid by stormy conditions and lack of nesting placesThe number of swifts that returned to Britain from their wintering grounds in Africa this spring was the lowest since records began, with poor weather in the Mediterrane...
2019-06-20 18:48

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I did last November, during a particularly difficult t...
2019-06-13 08:32

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
2019-07-01 05:48

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. Shawn Speagle says he is haunted by his work as a former content moderator for Facebook. “I hav...
2019-06-29 01:48

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
2019-05-31 17:32

Germany looking into costs after EU ruling against highway toll system Germany is still looking into the financial implications of a ruling of the EU's highest court against a planned highway toll system for cars, the transport ministry said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 13:32

Tough Rome opener takes its toll on ERC crews "FIA European Rally Championship crews faced a tricky start to Rally di Roma Capitale, with the rally-opening Pico-Greci stage claiming Niki Mayr-Melnhof’s Ford Fiesta R5 and other drivers hitting trouble."...
2019-07-20 11:16

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
2019-07-07 18:16

Cauliflowers dwindle in UK as extreme weather takes its toll Wholesale prices rise by 400% as restaurants advised to take cauliflower-related meals off menusBritain is in the grip of a cauliflower crisis, with supermarket shelves emptying after heavy rain destroyed this year’s crop in Lincolnshire, while alter...
2019-08-13 02:16

The cost of that highway toll? Depends on where you purchased your E-ZPass Many drivers don't know that state highway tolls differ based on where you buy your transponder. You're likely paying more than you realize.       ...
2019-06-08 20:16

Arjen Robben retires at 35 after conceding injuries have taken toll • ‘I’m no longer 16 with no idea what injuries can do to you’• Dutchman won 12 titles, including eight at Bayern MunichArjen Robben has retired from football aged 35 following a trophy-laden career at club level and having earned 96 caps for his coun...
2019-07-05 04:01

The DMCA bell did not toll for a beloved musician—thus, I could grieve him Enlarge / Bass guitarist Mark Sandman and saxophonist Dana Colley in concert with their band Morphine in the '90s. (credit: Getty Images / Tim Mosenfelder) I'm a firm believer in the power of a live performance. A television broadcast or DVD doesn...
2019-07-07 08:16

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
2019-05-21 16:00

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-16 23:00

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
2019-06-18 20:32

The new PM's rising stars: Six politicians set to win a promotion Boris Johnson is set to unveil a "cabinet for modern Britain" today - and is expected to increase the numbers of women and ethnic minority ministers in his top team....
2019-07-24 05:48

Best rising Linux distros in 2019 Linux is built for tinkering and experimentation, which means it’s always morphing and changing. New distros are popping up all the time, because all it takes is a little bit of determination, time and effort to create a custom operating syste...
2019-08-01 12:48

The rising ROI of investing in woman entrepreneurs Women founders deliver more than 2 times as much per dollar invested than male-owned companies, on an unequal playing field. What happens once we level it?Read More...
2019-07-18 01:32

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
2019-06-23 01:16

Secret Military Cemetery Conceals Toll of Insurgency in Nigeria Secret military graveyards in Nigeria’s northeast hold the bodies of more than 1,000 soldiers killed in attacks by Islamist groups, a picture at odds with a war Nigeria’s president says his army has won....
2019-07-31 17:48

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global trade dispute is damaging the prospects for growth....
2019-08-14 15:48

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
2019-07-06 14:00

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
2019-05-25 16:48

Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
2019-08-21 03:32

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 as Brexit Worries Take Toll The British economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as uncertainty over the country’s planned departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 took its toll on business confidence....
2019-08-09 16:48

U.K. Economy Shrinks for First Time Since 2012 as Brexit Worries Take a Toll The British economy unexpectedly contracted in the second quarter as uncertainty over the country’s planned departure from the European Union on Oct. 31 took its toll on business confidence....
2019-08-09 15:48

Venezuela’s decline takes toll on late artist’s legacy Death of Venezuelan artist Carlos Cruz-Diez elicited international praise for the man, but muted reaction from Venezuela’s government and the decay of some of his Caracas art works reflects a nation in conflict and decline...
2019-08-01 04:16

Athletics great Sally Pearson retires after injuries take their toll ‘My body is just not up to it,’ says champion hurdlerAustralian will not compete at a third Olympics next yearAustralia’s greatest modern-day track and field athlete Sally Pearson has announced her retirement, acknowledging that her body can take no ...
2019-08-06 06:48

Toll Brothers profit beat is clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
2019-08-21 21:32

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
2019-05-29 02:01

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
2019-06-15 16:16

Scooter Braun Hints the Taylor Swift Drama Has Taken a ''Toll'' on Him Scooter Braun is breaking his silence... The 38-year-old music manager is making light of his recent drama with Taylor Swift on social media. "Last couple of weeks have really taken a......
2019-07-17 03:00

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
2019-05-25 12:32

We are just 365 rising suns from 2020 Tokyo Olympics There aren't the huge controversies of the past three Olympic cycles, but there are plenty of questions to be answered with the Games a year away. Our writers are here for you....
2019-07-24 16:16

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health officials say. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports Cabell County’s cluster — the only one currently ...
2019-05-27 18:00

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial waste to its ascendance in the wake of the environmental movement....
2019-07-09 08:16

How Cities Around The Globe Are Fighting Rising Rents Berlin has become the latest anti-gentrification battleground, with authorities poised Tuesday to freeze rents for five years in a bid to halt skyrocketing costs....
2019-06-18 09:00

Rising oil prices add to global economic strife Escalating tension in the Middle East is driving up oil prices, a huge import cost for many economies, putting more strain on global growth already hurt by the trade war being waged by U.S. President Donald Trump and weakening consumer confidence....
2019-06-14 15:48

Ghanaians worried by rising number of kidnappings The release of two kidnapped Canadian women is welcome news in Ghana where people are becoming increasingly anxious at the number of people seized, both locals and foreigners. Almost 70 cases were recorded in 2018....
2019-06-12 19:01

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
2019-05-21 15:16

How rising depreciation will affect the used-vehicle market Last year's depreciation rates were relatively low thanks to several factors that simply can't last forever. The rate is expected to grow this year, which will affect the used-vehicle market....
2019-05-25 07:00

Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse Bankruptcies are back — flashing warnings that more Americans are knee-deep in debt in big cities like New York. While total bankruptcy petitions nationwide by consumers and businesses are still well below Great Recession levels, analysts say there i...
2019-08-11 23:16

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase by 2.6% for this fiscal year. The forecast takes into consideration the average relative price of goo...
2019-05-28 16:32

Fed's Bullard: Rate Cut Now Is 'Insurance' Against Rising Risk Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis leader James Bullard, who cast a dissenting vote against the FOMC’s decision this week to hold its target rate range steady, said lowering rates now would help the U.S. economy navigate an increasingly risky environm...
2019-06-21 16:48

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Vande Mataram, said TMC lawmaker Abhishek Banerjee....
2019-06-05 12:48

Oil prices led lower by rising U.S. production, inventories Oil prices fell early Thursday despite an OPEC report confirming a sizable cut due to bearishness related to rising United States production and inventories....
2019-05-21 18:00

These rising artists scored their first Hot 100 hits this summer Read on for singles from the rising pop stars, rappers and other breakthrough artists having a moment this summer.        ...
2019-08-08 20:48

Colon cancer cases rising among adults under 50 The percentage of people under age 50 who have been diagnosed with colon cancer has rose to 12.2 percent in 2015, up from 10 percent in 2004, according to new research....
2019-07-22 17:16

After years as a pariah, MLS sees its reputation rising Major League Soccer, once shunned by the international football community, is gaining respect thanks to its steady growth in popularity and new stadium projects, commissioner Don Garber said....
2019-06-05 04:32

JPMorgan Chase Reports Rising Profit JPMorgan Chase’s second-quarter profit rose 16%, with the strong performance of its consumer businesses offsetting a slowdown across its other operations....
2019-07-16 15:16

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and recreational legalization for the trend. “There has been an obvious spike in marijuana smuggling from...
2019-07-02 20:32

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died, possibly from the effects of prescription medication....
2019-08-02 22:32

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
2019-07-23 00:16

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
2019-05-22 01:16

Suicide of Quebec provincial police officer a reminder of job’s mental toll In addition to finding the childrens' bodies, it was Sûreté du Québec officer Patrick Bigras who arrested Guy Turcotte at the scene, after finding him hiding under a bed....
2019-07-24 06:16

Germany cancels road toll contracts with companies after EU court ruling Germany has canceled its contracts with the companies charged with setting up a highway toll system for cars, a Transport Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday after the EU's highest court ruled that the plan breached European Union law....
2019-06-19 11:16

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
2019-06-30 06:48

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
2019-07-07 18:32

Global stocks slide as U.S.-China trade war takes toll on earnings Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets....
2019-07-18 12:00

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
2019-07-09 03:48

UPDATE 3-Toll Brothers profit beat clouded by weakness in orders Toll Brothers Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on higher home prices, but its shares fell as orders declined, hinting at weaker demand for new homes....
2019-08-21 03:32

PRECIOUS-Gold prices gain as U.S.-China trade war takes toll Gold prices rose on Monday amid concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war had started to take its toll on the U.S. economy, weakening the dollar and raising hopes of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut....
2019-05-27 04:32

Factbox: From phone makers to farmers, the toll of Trump's trade wars U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet on Saturday to seek an end to a costly trade war between the world's largest economies....
2019-06-28 03:16

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does...
2019-06-24 06:48

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that could help make budgeting for your next adventure s...
2019-07-15 22:32

Understanding the rising popularity of China’s rural influencers Beginning in 2016, China saw the sudden and meteoric rise of the short video social media platform Kuaishou 快手. The app had been quietly accumulating a following since its launch in 2011, focusing on half-organic, half-algorithm-driven growth and ign...
2019-05-28 15:48

UPDATE 3-Slack sees FY 2020 revenue rising by as much as 50% Slack Technologies Inc said on Monday it expects fiscal 2020 revenue to grow as much as 50% but the owner of the workplace instant messaging app anticipates a loss for the year, ahead of its listing this month....
2019-06-11 05:32

Anti-LGBT hate crimes are rising, the FBI says. But it gets worse The FBI estimates 7,500 total hate crime victims annually. Household surveys show more than 200,000. How many of those are LGBTQ people?        ...
2019-06-29 02:48

Yankees’ Gleyber Torres has knack for rising to the occasion Aaron Judge snuck up the dugout steps, struggling to contain a smile. He hit the dirt and picked up speed, struggling to contain the Gatorade within its cooler. As Judge approached Gleyber Torres, the slugger lifted the container above his head, and ...
2019-06-27 19:32

Rising U.S. Stockpiles Are Latest Trigger for Oil-Price Swings U.S. crude stockpiles are climbing at their quickest pace since 2016, fueling fresh volatility in the oil market as fears of excess supply gather momentum....
2019-05-29 12:16

Gaffalione has become horse racing’s rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione seems poised to add his name to the list of all-time great jockeys in horse racing that includes Ron Turcotte, Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, John Velazquez and Mike Smith. While there may not be a specific moment when people in horse r...
2019-06-05 19:48

Vaping Sicknesses Rising: 153 Cases Reported in 16 States The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause....
2019-08-22 05:32

Rising temperatures will make Hajj pilgrimage 'dangerous' British Muslims are being urged to take the lead on fighting climate change as a study suggests rising temperatures will make pilgrimages to Mecca dangerous....
2019-08-23 01:48

Colorectal cancer rates rising in younger adults In the United States, colorectal cancer rates are rising in the under 50s. Also, diagnoses in younger adults are more likely to be of advanced disease....
2019-07-23 03:32

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes rising Federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of private properties over the past few decades to try to diminish the long-term costs of repeated floods. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-28 23:32

Rising calls for impeachment may not alter House Democrats' course Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move, Democrats said on Thursday....
2019-08-02 07:32

Pete Alonso, the Giddy Star Rising in Queens Amid another largely frustrating season for the Mets and their fans, the 6-foot-3 rookie slugger has provided both awe-inspiring and lighthearted moments....
2019-06-10 09:16

Trump claims his support among Latino voters is rising WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claims his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and he is taking undue credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a ...
2019-06-21 05:32

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as the low-lying island-state makes preparations to mitigate the impact of global warming....
2019-08-18 19:00

Yankees can’t contain rising Blue Jays trio this time TORONTO — A weekend Yankees-Blue Jays series at Rogers Centre in the heart of a pleasant Canadian summer used to draw very well from each side of the border. Yankees fans still come, though the locals haven’t fully bought into the Blue Jays’ massive ...
2019-08-11 02:00

BMW Q2 results hit by rising costs of making greener vehicles BMW said investments in property, plants and equipment rose 39 percent in the quarter as it retooled factories to build new models and more flexible production lines to make both electric and combustion-engine vehicles....
2019-08-01 13:16

A Submarine Goes Under a Failing Glacier to Gauge Rising Seas Scientists believe Antarctica's massive Thwaites Glacier is teetering on the brink of collapse, though just how fast that could happen remains an open question....
2019-08-06 23:32

Berkshire Posts Rising Profit and Cash Pile Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said second-quarter earnings rose due to unrealized investment gains, while the company’s cash pile grew to a record $122 billion....
2019-08-04 18:00

Malnutrition, disease rising in North Korea: aid organization Rates of malnutrition and disease are increasing in North Korea as it faces a harvest that is half of what was expected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 09:32

David Adams is the rising S.I. Yankees manager you’ve heard of before The ferries whisk by every 25 minutes, the seagulls are still shrieking above and the ballpark still overlooks the postcard-perfect Manhattan skyline on a cloudy day. The scene screams déjà vu for the Staten Island Yankees’ first-year manager David A...
2019-06-18 22:48

Gerrard hails Liverpool's Henderson for rising above criticism "Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been hailed as the \u0027ultimate professional\u0027 by former skipper Steven Gerrard after the midfielder led the Merseyside club to their sixth European Cup."...
2019-06-04 14:48

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of properties that are susceptible to flooding. An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows thos...
2019-05-27 20:01

‘We Cannot Save Everything’: A Historic Neighborhood Confronts Rising Seas Colonial-era homes line the streets of The Point in Newport, R.I. Climate change is forcing experts to reimagine the future of historic preservation here....
2019-07-08 21:32

Australians' support for nuclear plants rising – but most don't want to live near one Essential poll finds 44% of Australians support nuclear power plants and 40% oppose themAustralians are slightly more inclined to support nuclear power plants than oppose them, but a clear majority of voters do not want to live near one, according to...
2019-06-17 22:16

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S. (Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
2019-08-16 13:48

Madison Co. Health Director Bracing For Rising Costs MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– On July 1st, groups could face huge pension cost increases. LEX 18’s Conroy Delouche talked to one Central Kentucky Health Director about what they’re anticipating, whether there is a special session or...
2019-06-06 01:16

Rob Manfred Says Owners Don't Much Enjoy The Rising Tide Of Dingers Commissioner of Baseball Rob Manfred was prompted Tuesday to respond to comments from American League All-Star starting pitcher Justin Verlander, accusing Major League Baseball of deliberately juicing baseballs in order to goose offensive production....
2019-07-10 06:16

China's June exports, imports fall as trade war takes heavier toll China's exports fell in June as the United States ramped up trade pressure, while imports shrank more than expected, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy and slackening global growth....
2019-07-12 19:48

‘It all takes a toll’: Eric Garner's family suffers indignities of trial process Five years on, after protests around the country and millions of dollars paid to the family, no one has been held liable for Garner’s deathGwen Carr bowed her head and turned away from the screen as her son’s last words rang out across the trial room...
2019-06-05 08:48

Pregnant wives, condo swaps and the family dog: The human toll of the MLB trade deadline Everyone hates moving – but imagine doing it on a moment's notice with no real say where you'll be going.       ...
2019-07-23 20:01

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
2019-08-03 23:16

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
2019-07-31 20:48

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonable level....
2019-06-22 16:32

German far-right party shaken by rising sway of hardliner Hoecke Scores of senior members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party condemned on Wednesday the rising influence of a local leader who is militantly anti-immigrant and wants to highlight German over Jewish suffering in World War Two....
2019-07-10 17:32

Wayfair walkout signals rising expectations for companies to take a stand An employee protest over Wayfair’s business with a detention center that holds migrant children has become an inflection point in how consumers and work interact with major corporations....
2019-06-28 00:48

Taiwan rebukes China for tourism ban amid rising tension Taiwan's president on Thursday rebuked China over a ban on individual permits for its visitors to the self-ruled island, saying the move aimed to manipulate coming presidential elections amid heightened tension with the giant neighbour....
2019-08-01 10:32

Uber reports $5.2 billion loss, despite rising revenue, after going public The staggering loss showed Uber is having trouble finding a path to profitability for its array of businesses — including ride-hailing, food delivery, scooters and freight....
2019-08-09 09:48

Rising ocean temperatures are killing Guam’s coral reefs MANGILAO, Guam — A third of Guam’s coral reefs have died because of rising ocean temperatures, researchers said. University of Guam researchers said increased temperatures killed 34% of Guam’s coral reefs between 2013 and 2017, The Pacific Daily News...
2019-08-01 00:32

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. On Saturday, a countrywide traders' strike paralyzed business....
2019-07-14 13:48

UAW Talks Open With Labor Costs Rising, Slowdown Looming After years of prosperity, car companies in Detroit are entering contract talks with the UAW this week. Their top concern is capping fast-rising labor costs ahead of a downturn in the U.S. auto industry....
2019-07-16 16:16

Oil slides on rising US crude stockpiles, Saudi vow to keep market balanced Oil prices slipped on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and as Saudi Arabia pledged to keep markets balanced....
2019-05-22 08:48

Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey Tyler Gaffalione has become horse racing's rising star jockey after winning Preakness and can add to resume with War of Will in Belmont        ...
2019-06-05 20:32

Wimbledon Glance: Rising star Gauff placed on Centre Court A quick look at Wimbledon: Coco Gauff is such a big draw at the All England Club these days that she'll be the headline act on Centre Court       ...
2019-07-05 00:16

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower key borrowing costs by a bold half-point next......
2019-08-23 19:00

Rising support for Bloc Quebecois could spoil Trudeau’s reelection bid A Mainstreet Research survey put support for the Bloc at 19.1 per cent in July, up from 13.3 per cent in March. An Ipsos poll from this week put the Bloc at 22 per cent in Quebec, up from 20 per cent in April....
2019-07-19 08:48

Philips sales spurred by rising Chinese healthcare spending Rising healthcare spending by the Chinese government helped Dutch health technology company Philips post better-than-expected sales growth for the second quarter, putting its shares among the top performers in Europe on Monday....
2019-07-22 17:32

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of the increasingly bitter trade war between Beijing and Washington....
2019-05-22 10:32

Thailand's opposition alliance to nominate rising star Thanathorn as PM Thailand's parliamentary vote for prime minister on Wednesday will be a contest between the leader of a 2014 military coup and a rising opposition star facing two criminal charges he says stem from his stand against the junta....
2019-06-04 12:16

Garden feeders are supporting rising numbers of urban birds More than half of British homeowners feed birds, maintaining 133 speciesThe increasingly appetising buffet provided for garden birds, from sunflower hearts to suet cakes, is supporting a rising number and greater diversity of species in Britain’s urb...
2019-05-21 18:16

Yankees’ rising pitching prospect Deivi Garcia is now an All-Star, too LONDON — Right-hander Deivi Garcia, who has dominated at Single-A and Double-A, is the only Yankee to be selected to the All-Star Futures Game, to be played July 7 at Cleveland. The 20-year-old, who is 5-foot-9 and weighs 163 pounds, is 4-4 with a 2....
2019-06-29 18:48

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook for collective profits, the industry’s leading trade group said....
2019-06-02 08:16

If Trump can't make a deal with Xi, rising tariff impact could help Democrats "Folks who aren't in the shadow of a factory are somewhere near a soy field where I live. And manufacturers, and especially soy farmers, are hurting," Buttigieg added....
2019-06-29 02:16

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland Clinic says heat exhaustion symptoms, like lethargy, confusion and nausea, can potentially progress ...
2019-07-20 03:16

Pound hits two-year low over rising fears of no-deal Brexit The pound fell briefly to its lowest rate against the dollar in two years on Tuesday, as the two remaining Conservative Party leadership candidates appeared to spook the currency by refusing to rule out a no-deal departure from the EU in October....
2019-07-16 23:16

What a Rising Tide of Violence Against Muslims in India Says About Modi’s Second Term On June 22, a viral video did the rounds on social media in India. A young Muslim man tied up, bleeding profusely all over his body, hands folded, was being lynched by a mob that forced him to chant of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and ‘Jai Hanuma...
2019-06-28 22:16

Seawalls to protect US against rising oceans could cost $416bn by 2040 Seawalls could cost as much as the initial investment in the interstate highway system, with Florida facing $76bn, report findsDefending against rising seas could cost US communities $416bn in the next 20 years, according to a new report.Spending on ...
2019-06-20 14:48

Rising rates of marijuana use among pregnant women spark concern (Reuters Health) - Increasing numbers of pregnant women are using marijuana in the U.S. and that may result in issues for their babies, two new studies suggest....
2019-06-21 08:32

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 15:32

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman due to increased tensions with Iran....
2019-06-21 18:32

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 23:16

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament election that could see major gains by far-right, nationalist and populist parties...
2019-05-26 18:48

Kuwait's ruler in Baghdad amid rising Gulf tensions Kuwait's ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-19 17:16

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” bet...
2019-06-12 00:01

India uses yoga diplomacy to assert rising global influence NEW DELHI (AP) — If China has panda diplomacy, India has yoga. Prime Minister Narendra Modi practiced various yoga poses alongside an estimated 40,000 people at an event Friday for International Yoga Day in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand. M...
2019-06-21 10:16

Toxic mix of gangs, vigilantes fuels rising Mexican violence XALTIANGUIS, Mexico (AP) — What now passes for the law in Xaltianguis, a little town on the road to Acapulco, arrived with a car bomb and butchery. A heavily armed vigilante force took over the town in the Mexican state of Guerrero last month by driv...
2019-06-21 06:16

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
2019-06-19 21:48

Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing Barneys bought itself more time — but its future is murkier than ever. The luxury department store filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early Tuesday morning, securing a $75 million loan that will help it close 15 stores. It will keep its Madis...
2019-08-07 16:32

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmistakable” Iran perpetrated a June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Despite a ...
2019-06-18 20:16

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. After opening lower against the greenback at 71.56,......
2019-08-20 14:48

With far-north temperatures rising, Alaska tundra fires proliferate In Alaska, where sea ice has shrunk to record lows in places and far-north temperatures have climbed to record highs, dozens of fires are burning the treeless tundra and releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
2019-06-22 03:16

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
2019-06-14 08:00

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
2019-06-14 21:48

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela M...
2019-05-31 10:32

Oil price keeps rising as Iran tensions build - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crude oil prices hit their highest levels since the end of MayLatest: Oil prices rise after drone shootingEarlier:HBOS fraud: £45m fine over bank’s failingsChipmaker IQE says Huawei ban i...
2019-06-21 15:48

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
2019-05-31 15:32

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes its toll on events and roads A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon        ...
2019-07-20 20:32

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
2019-07-09 02:16

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
2019-06-09 13:16