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How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster

The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative sup...

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster

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Russia resumes oil flows via Druzhba pipeline in full after contamination - RIA Russian pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Monday it had fully resumed oil supplies via the Druzhba pipeline following a major oil contamination episode earlier this year, RIA news agency reported....
2019-07-01 15:48

Druzhba pipeline: The dark side of Russian oil The oil pollution that has halted flows via the Druzhba ("Friendship") pipeline was deliberate, according to the Kremlin. But who might want to pull such a dirty trick? DW's Jo Harper has asked around....
2019-05-21 20:48

UPDATE 1-Druzhba oil pipeline flows to Poland resume after shutdown -operator Oil flows to Poland through the Druzhba pipeline resumed on Thursday after being suspended on Wednesday evening due to the discovery of contaminated oil, Polish pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 18:48

The Trans Mountain pipeline is a disaster – but Trudeau can make it right | Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Teri Gobin and Jay Julius The pipeline poses grave risk to animals and Indigenous communities. As leaders of four sovereign tribes, we are calling on the government to say noIn February, Canada’s National Energy Board released its final report recommending approval of the Tra...
2019-06-14 15:48

Line 3 pipeline setback more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers: CEO of industry group The president of the Petroleum Services Association of Canada says a court ruling in Minnesota that could further delay Enbridge Inc.'s Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project spells more bad news for Canadian oilfield workers....
2019-06-04 01:32

Why the World Worries About Russia’s Natural Gas Pipeline A new natural gas pipeline into Europe from Russia is shaking up geopolitics. Nord Stream 2, as it’s called, worries leaders in Eastern Europe, has put German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the hot seat and has stirred the ire of U.S. President Donald T...
2019-06-13 16:32

UPDATE 1-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for the fuel....
2019-06-12 20:32

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
2019-06-07 19:16

Russia to suspend Georgian airlines flights to Russia from July 8 Russia will suspend passenger flights of Georgian airlines to Russia, the Transport Ministry said on Saturday following an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi triggered by the visit of a Russian lawmaker....
2019-06-22 18:16

How Russia (yes, Russia) plans to land cosmonauts on the Moon by 2030 Rockets for the Moon: developmental new vehicles (payload capacity to LEO in metric tons), including various Angara rockets, the Soyuz 5 booster, and Super Thrust Block 1 and Super Thrust Block 2. [credit: ...
2019-05-28 23:00

New Jersey denies gas pipeline permits, but allows do-over MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have denied key permits for a hotly contested pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania to New York, but they’re allowing an Oklahoma company to try again. The state Department...
2019-06-06 04:16

Nikon may have three new Z series cameras in the pipeline Nikon’s first attempt at a full-frame mirrorless camera was a success, although there were some who were expecting a pro-level body to lead the charge. If fresh rumors are to be believed, a professional-level Z series snapper could join the ra...
2019-06-03 03:32

Roche Sales Boosted by New Drug Pipeline Roche lifted its outlook for the year as strong sales of its newer medicines blunted the impact of emerging generic competition to several of its top-selling cancer drugs....
2019-07-25 11:00

One dead after ruptured gas pipeline causes explosion in Kentucky A regional gas pipeline ruptured, causing an explosion near a trailer park that killed one on August 1, 2019. Police and fire officials continued to scan the area for more victims.        ...
2019-08-01 17:48

Belarus to finish pipeline clear-up by Aug. 15 - official Belarus plans to finish clearing contaminated Russian oil out of its pipeline system by Aug. 15, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
2019-06-28 11:32

U.S. Says Saudi Pipeline Attacks Originated From Iraq U.S. officials have concluded that drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May were launched from Iraq, not Yemen, raising concerns that Iran’s allies in the region are trying to open a new front in the conflict between Tehran and Washington....
2019-06-29 02:32

New lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline Environmentalists asked a federal judge on Monday to cancel approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, opening another front in the legal fight over a long-delayed energy project that U.S. Presi...
2019-07-02 01:16

Land swap may allow pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A land swap with the federal government could allow a developer to install a natural gas pipeline that crosses the Appalachian Trail. The Roanoke Times reports details of the deal were disclosed Monday in a U.S. Securities and Exc...
2019-06-18 03:16

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving futures prices higher....
2019-05-22 14:48

U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs....
2019-08-21 03:32

Opponents of pipeline argue land was improperly seized GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Landowners in Ohio hope to convince a federal appeals court they were forced by a federal agency to sell their property to a pipeline builder sending large quantities of natural gas to Canada. At issue is the Federal Energy Regulat...
2019-06-06 13:16

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime minister...
2019-05-22 11:48

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
2019-05-21 20:48

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision deadline is here The federal government is widely expected to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tuesday — but even with a Yes vote, construction is likely weeks, if not months, away....
2019-06-18 21:32

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

Canada raises concern at G20 over Mexico pipeline spat Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 18:16

UPDATE 1-At G20, Canada raises concern about Mexico gas pipeline row Canada expressed its concern about a gas pipeline dispute that has raised diplomatic tensions with Mexico during the Group of 20 nations summit in Japan, but the matter could be resolved soon, Mexican Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Saturday....
2019-06-29 18:16

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new permit....
2019-07-11 07:16

Mexican president says Canadian pipeline contracts were ‘abusive’ The Canadian ambassador to Mexico wrote on Twitter Wednesday that the Mexican government appears "not to wish to respect natural gas pipeline contracts."...
2019-06-27 18:48

How eminent domain is blighting farmers in path of gas pipeline Compulsory purchase – or the threat of it – of property on the route of a pipeline for fracked natural gas has left a slew of grievances and lawsuits in West Virginia and VirginiaIn July 2015, Neal Laferriere and his wife, Beth, purchased a home in S...
2019-05-28 08:48

Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion may start in September Construction to expand the Trans Mountain oil pipeline could begin in September, assuming the next regulatory steps go smoothly, the project's chief executive said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 23:00

Inside the Victoria’s Secret pipeline to Jeffrey Epstein In 2004, Elisabetta Tai was a 21-year-old Italian model with big dreams. A month after arriving in Manhattan, her booker gave her an Upper East Side address and told her he had set up a meeting with the man who would be able to get her a gig modeling...
2019-07-14 12:16

Canada approves contentious expansion of crude oil pipeline Canada has once again approved a contentious pipeline expansion that would allow the nation to diversify oil markets. The new pipeline has drawn criticism from environmental groups who fear spills....
2019-06-19 04:48

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-23 01:16

Enbridge says gap widening beneath Great Lakes oil pipeline The Calgary-based company said the opening between the pipe and the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac poses "no safety or integrity risk,'' an assessment that state regulators said they couldn't immediately confirm....
2019-08-08 05:48

Delek says pipeline checks done, gas exports to Egypt by year end Israel’s Delek Drilling said it has completed testing of a subsea natural gas pipeline to Egypt, but it did not begin commercial sales by the end of June as it had initially hoped....
2019-07-02 10:32

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
2019-05-24 01:01

New Jersey rejects key permits for Williams' natgas pipeline- AP New Jersey regulators on late Wednesday rejected key permits from Williams Cos Inc on building the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York, the Associate Press reported....
2019-06-06 06:48

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
2019-06-07 14:48

Trump says he is considering sanctions over Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project and warned Germany against being dependent on Russia for energy....
2019-06-12 20:32

New Volvo SUVs: bigger and smaller XC models in pipeline News 12 Aug, 2019 Volvo SUV range set to grow with flagship XC100 and entry-level sub-XC40 on the radar. Our exclusive images preview how they could look...
2019-08-12 15:32

Putin: Pipeline cancellation will cost Bulgaria $400 mln a year Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Bulgaria had lost possible transit revenues of $400 million a year from the cancellation of the South Stream gas pipeline project....
2019-06-07 18:32

1 dead, up to 7 missing after Enbridge pipeline blast in Kentucky The 76-centimetre wide pipeline moves natural gas under such high pressure that the flames reached about 91 metres in the air and could be seen throughout the county, one official said....
2019-08-01 21:16

Firm to reapply for hotly contested natural gas pipeline MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay and the ocean to New York. Tulsa-based Williams Companies says it ...
2019-06-06 17:00

Leveraged buyouts stack up bifurcated loan pipeline NEW YORK, July 31 (LPC) - Leveraged buyouts (LBOS) are crowding a relatively bifurcated loan pipeline, with a series of transactions giving investors their fill of new money deals that are expected to price through early August....
2019-07-31 19:48

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
2019-06-08 23:48

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge p...
2019-05-21 14:38

Recently departed Mexico FinMin says pipeline dispute pushed him to go A Mexican state-owned power utility's move to seek arbitration over pipeline contracts was one of the final straws that pushed the country's former finance minister, Carlos Urzua, to resign from his post, Urzua said in an interview published Sunday....
2019-07-15 04:00

UPDATE 3-DCP Midstream shuts natgas pipeline in Oklahoma after explosion DCP Midstream temporarily shut a natural gas pipeline it owns and operates in Grady County, Oklahoma, after an explosion on Tuesday was caused by work by another company, said a DCP spokeswoman....
2019-06-19 08:48

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
2019-06-19 06:32

Canada Reapproves Contentious Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TORONTO) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10...
2019-06-19 06:00

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
2019-06-19 05:48

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
2019-05-30 20:48

NEB seeks opinions on Trans Mountain pipeline process resumption The National Energy Board has issued a certificate for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion after it was approved by Ottawa on Tuesday but is seeking input from affected parties and the public on its resumption of regulatory processes....
2019-06-22 00:48

Mexico's IEnova denies starting arbitration over pipeline dispute Mexican energy infrastructure company IEnova, a unit of U.S.-based Sempra Energy, said on Tuesday it had not recently begun arbitration against Mexican state power utility CFE in a dispute over pipeline contracts....
2019-07-02 23:48

Legal Tussle Prevents $2.5 Billion Gas Pipeline to Mexico From Opening Mexico’s state-owned power utility is seeking nearly $900 million from delays in construction of a $2.5 billion natural-gas pipeline from Texas, preventing the finished project from opening despite energy shortages in some parts of the country....
2019-08-19 22:48

Airlines complain about rates to ship jet fuels on Buckeye's pipeline Major airline companies have complained to U.S. regulators about fees to ship jet fuel on Buckeye Pipe Line Company's refined products line to New York City area airports, saying they have each overpaid between $900,000 and $1.7 million....
2019-06-06 20:32

Belarus clears up oil pipeline from Mozyr refinery to Poland - Belta The Druzhba oil pipeline section that runs from Belarus's Mozyr refinery to Poland has been fully cleared of contaminated oil, Belarusian news agency Belta cited the country's oil pipeline operator as saying on Friday. (Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky;...
2019-06-28 12:48

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
2019-05-24 02:00

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intellig...
2019-08-08 09:32

UPDATE 3-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-28 02:16

Canadian oil pipeline congestion sets up lucrative storage play Upheavals in the Canadian crude market are providing unique opportunities for firms with sizeable long-term leases on Alberta storage tanks, a cluster that sources say includes Mercuria Energy Group and oil major BP Plc's trading arm....
2019-06-09 18:48

Mexican power company CFE says pipeline firms agree to renegotiate The head of Mexico's national power company CFE said on Tuesday that he has met with companies involved in a natural gas pipeline dispute that has escalated towards international arbitration and that they agreed to renegotiate the contracts...
2019-07-02 18:48

UPDATE 2-Mexico's president defiant in row with Canada over pipeline contracts Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed backed on Thursday against Canadian concerns that gas pipeline contracts awarded under his predecessor might not be honored, saying the terms of the agreements were "abusive" toward the state....
2019-06-27 18:48

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s election as “positive news” for Canada’s energy industry and welcomed the help of Canada’s main corporate ...
2019-05-21 14:38

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
2019-05-31 20:32

Bomb damages Colombia's Cano Limon crude pipeline A bomb has damaged a section of Colombia's Cano Limon pipeline, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Saturday, the twenty-sixth attack on the pipeline this year....
2019-08-10 21:00

Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said ...
2019-07-18 01:48

Trudeau approves contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Construction to start this year, Canadian prime minister says, despite opposition from environmental and Indigenous groupsCanada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has once again approved a hotly contested proposal to expand the crude oil pipeline it bo...
2019-06-19 00:32

North Dakota Wants the $38M It Set on Fire Policing the Pipeline Protests Back On Thursday, North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem sued the United States government for $38 million in funds to recoup the taxpayer money the state poured into policing Indigenous protesters over the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline. If on...
2019-07-19 22:16

Montana governor says he’s open to idea of supporting Keystone XL pipeline Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Monday during an online meeting about climate change that he's open to supporting the Keystone XL pipeline "if it's done right,'' a departure from other Democratic presidential candidates who condemn the proposed oil l...
2019-07-02 01:16

Plains says Cactus II pipeline to begin partial operations in late Q3 Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude oil pipeline will begin partial service late in the third quarter of 2019, the company's Chief Operating Officer Chris Chandler said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 22:48

REFILE-Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-22 20:48

UPDATE 4-U.S. oil firms challenge pipeline surcharge for steel tariff Two U.S. shale producers have challenged an energy pipeline operator's proposed surcharge for the Trump administration's 25% tariff on imported steel, raising the stakes for pipeline builders facing higher construction costs....
2019-08-21 03:32

Michigan sues Enbridge in U.S., seeks to shut oil pipeline through Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, Michigan's attorney general said on Thursday....
2019-06-28 01:16

Kentucky pipeline explosion leaves at least 1 person dead, 5 more injured, officials say At least one person is dead and five others have been hospitalized after a massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky on Thursday morning that caused a “tremendous amount of damage” and forced the evacuations of more than 75 residents....
2019-08-01 20:01

Pipeline spill spoils geothermal project announcement for Razor Energy The CEO of Razor Energy said the announcement had been planned for some time and it's a coincidence the company reported the spill of more than 10,000 litres of oily water on Wednesday....
2019-06-28 03:48

UPDATE 1-U.S. regulators partially OK Plains' Cactus II oil pipeline rate structure U.S. energy regulators on Monday partially approved the rate structure and terms of service for Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude and condensate line from the Permian basin to the Corpus Christi, Texas, area....
2019-06-03 23:16

Enbridge seeks court ruling on Great Lakes oil pipeline deal TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge Inc. is asking a Michigan court to rule on the legality of an agreement it reached with former Gov. Rick Snyder to build an oil pipeline tunnel beneath the channel linking lakes Huron and Michigan. The Canadian co...
2019-06-06 23:16

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq: Wall Street Journal Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal repo...
2019-06-29 00:16

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Colu...
2019-08-08 11:00

U.S. Chamber of Commerce slams Mexican utility's pipeline arbitration move The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Monday criticized the Mexican state-owned power utility CFE's filing with an international court to begin arbitration with several infrastructure companies over pipeline contracts, saying the move could undermine inves...
2019-07-02 02:16

Cleanup underway after Baytex Energy pipeline leak in northern Alberta Cleanup crews are on site in northeastern Alberta after an estimated 100,000 litres of salty produced water leaked from a pipeline operated by Baytex Energy Corp....
2019-07-23 00:16

Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment Tallgrass Energy LP said on Thursday it has shut down the south end of its Pony Express pipeline system due to flooding, and provided notice of a temporary embargo of deliveries....
2019-05-24 06:48

Clean-up ‘well-advanced’ after gas pipeline leak into tributary of Beaverlodge River: CNRL One week after a natural gas pipeline leaked, partly into a tributary of the Beaverlodge River in northwestern Alberta, "clean-up activities are well advanced," according to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd....
2019-08-21 08:32

Nord Stream 2 builders forge on with gas pipeline despite renewed US sanctions threat Despite a new US sanctions threat, companies involved in the Baltic Sea pipeline are ploughing ahead with plans to finish the project by the end of the year. But are Trump's latest remarks more serious this time around?...
2019-06-14 05:32

Canada set to approve hotly-debated pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve a hotly-debated plan to expand an oil pipeline this week, people familiar with the process told Reuters, but the move is unlikely to help Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of an October election....
2019-06-16 17:32

Keystone XL pipeline: judge rules government 'jumped the gun' and orders halt District court judge Brian Morris rules Trump administration did not consider environmental consequences before pushing aheadA federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, ruling that the Trump...
2019-05-21 14:38

Canada set to approve Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, Trudeau unlikely to benefit Canada looks set to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, but the move is unlikely to help Justin Trudeau rebuild flagging support ahead of the October election....
2019-06-17 19:16

Canadian government says taxes from reapproved pipeline project will go toward green energy Canadian leader Justin Trudeau and his Cabinet have reapproved the Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion project, with government profits from the tax revenues and other funds to be put toward clean energy ventures, the Prime Minister announced Tuesd...
2019-06-19 13:48

UPDATE 2-Kinder Morgan moves ahead with pipeline connection to Houston Kinder Morgan Inc will go ahead with a South Texas pipeline connection that would transport crude from Phillips 66's 900,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Gray Oak pipeline in the Permian Basin to delivery points at the Houston Ship Channel, the company said ...
2019-07-18 01:48

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala ...
2019-05-23 12:48

Trudeau’s Government Is Expected to Decide on Divisive Trans Mountain Pipeline Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet is deciding the fate of a proposal to expand a pipeline that links Alberta’s landlocked oil sands with the Pacific....
2019-06-18 21:48

Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court has ruled that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project is inadequate, an Enbridge spokesman said on Monday....
2019-06-03 18:48

Wisconsin tribe sues Canada's Enbridge to shut down crude oil pipeline A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is suing Enbridge Inc in a bid to shut down an aging oil pipeline that runs across its tribal land, the latest in a string of challenges against the Canadian company's pipelines in the U.S. Midwest....
2019-07-24 19:32

Ex-Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith facilitating pipeline to NFL as college coach Kevin Smith ran for 2,346 yards and 17 TDs in five seasons with the Detroit Lions. He's now coaching running backs at Florida Atlantic.       ...
2019-06-11 14:16

Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
2019-06-19 05:32

Colombia's Cano Limon, Bicentenario pipeline pumping halted after bombings Pumping on Colombia's Bicentenario and Cano Limon oil pipelines has been halted following bomb attacks in recent days, sources from operators Bicentenario and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 01:32

UPDATE 2-DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
2019-06-19 02:32

Oil and gas sector cautious as clock ticks down to Trans Mountain pipeline decision The oil and gas sector is looking forward to what's widely expected to be approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion while acknowledging the decision won't solve all problems....
2019-06-18 02:01

Senate panel backs Nord Stream 2 pipeline sanctions bill A U.S. Senate committee passed a bill on Wednesday to slap sanctions on companies and individuals involved in building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany that the Trump administration says would strengthen Moscow's economic grip on Eur...
2019-07-31 19:48

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
2019-06-11 08:32

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
2019-06-09 08:48

Americans consider this a vacation disaster What do Americans consider vacation disasters? A new study from Roku finds that internet is pretty important. Keri Lumm reports.       ...
2019-08-14 20:00

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
2019-07-06 06:48

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
2019-07-13 02:48

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
2019-07-05 08:48

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expansion project despite widespread opposition....
2019-06-19 21:00

UPDATE 2-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE on Tuesday said it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms, and said talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
2019-07-03 04:32

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline companies to seek an agreement to an ongoing dispute....
2019-07-03 15:32

UPDATE 3-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE said on Tuesday it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms and talks with Canada's TC Energy Corp and billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso would start within days....
2019-07-03 09:16

B.C. to appeal top court ruling it can’t regulate flow of bitumen through Trans Mountain pipeline The B.C. Court of Appeal ruled Friday that B.C. does not have the power to implement a permitting regime to control the transport of heavy oil in the province....
2019-05-25 02:16

UPDATE 2-Plains All American to begin commercial service on Texas pipeline next week U.S. pipeline operator Plains All American Pipeline LP expects to begin partial service on its 670,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Cactus II pipeline next week, Chief Executive Willie Chiang said on Tuesday....
2019-08-07 05:16

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was...
2019-06-12 15:00

Documents reveal $500m Broken Hill pipeline built for benefit of irrigators Exclusive: Business case, which NSW government fought to keep secret, shows water security was not primary motivation for pipelineA business case for the controversial $500m Broken Hill pipeline, released after a three-year battle, reveals the New So...
2019-08-15 03:16

UPDATE 2-Minnesota court rules environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline inadequate A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's final environmental impact statement for its Line 3 replacement project is inadequate, raising the possibility the Canadian crude oil pipeline could face further delays....
2019-06-03 20:16

Trans Mountain pipeline expansion approval ‘isn’t a victory to celebrate’: Alberta premier Alberta Premier Jason Kenney says while he is pleased with the federal government's reapproval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, it "isn't a victory to celebrate."...
2019-06-19 00:48

UPDATE 3-Canada approves contentious oil pipeline expansion, expects legal challenges Canada on Tuesday approved as expected a hotly contested proposal to expand the western Canadian crude oil pipeline it bought last year, providing hope for a depressed energy industry but angering environmental groups....
2019-06-19 02:32

U.S. agency readies decision on Enbridge proposal to install underwater oil pipeline supports The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's preparing to decide whether to let Alberta-based Enbridge install supports for its underwater oil pipeline in Michigan's Straits of Mackinac....
2019-08-09 15:16

U.S. regulators partially approve Plains Cactus II crude pipeline rate structure U.S. energy regulators on Monday partially approved the rate structure and terms of service for Plains All American Pipeline LP's Cactus II crude line from the Permian basin to the Corpus Christi, Texas, area, according to a filing....
2019-06-03 23:16

Activists call on insurance companies to stop coverage of Trans Mountain pipeline A coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on insurance companies to drop or refuse to provide coverage of the Trans Mountain pipeline, although they concede its lead liability insurer is planning to continue coverage....
2019-08-09 00:16

Charges laid against Calgary-based Journey Energy over 2017 pipeline spills A Calgary-based energy company is scheduled to go to court this summer to answer to charges laid in connection with a pair of pipeline spills in 2017....
2019-06-22 02:32

UPDATE 1-Michigan sues Enbridge in U.S., seeks to shut oil pipeline under Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, a statement from Michigan's attorney general said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:48

Michigan files suit seeking to shut down Enbridge oil pipeline in Great Lakes The U.S. state of Michigan has filed a lawsuit asking for an Enbridge Inc oil pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in the Great Lakes to be decommissioned, a statement from Michigan's attorney general said on Thursday....
2019-06-27 18:48

Canada’s Trudeau to decide on controversial pipeline expansion. He faces political peril either way. The prime minister says fighting climate change, defending Canada’s oil industry and mending strained relations with its indigenous groups “go hand in hand.”...
2019-06-18 01:32

UPDATE 2-Canada's Alberta extends oil curtailments through 2020 due to slow pipeline progress The government of Canada's main oil-producing province, Alberta, said on Tuesday it was extending mandatory curtailments on crude production by an extra year through 2020, because of uncertainty about when expanded pipelines may come online....
2019-08-21 03:32

Wisconsin Native American tribe sues to have Enbridge remove Line 5 pipeline  A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is suing Enbridge Inc in a bid to shut down an aging oil pipeline that runs across its tribal land, the latest in a string of challenges against the Canadian company's pipelines in the U.S. Midwest....
2019-07-24 22:48

Trudeau meets with TMX workers, but announces no new details on pipeline expansion during Edmonton visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi and MP Randy Boissonnault spent the morning with workers at the Trans Mountain Edmonton Terminal....
2019-07-12 19:16

UPDATE 2-Wisconsin tribe sues Canada's Enbridge to shut down crude oil pipeline A Native American tribe in Wisconsin is suing Enbridge Inc in a bid to shut down an aging oil pipeline that runs across its tribal land, the latest in a string of challenges against the Canadian company's pipelines in the U.S. Midwest....
2019-07-25 00:16

UPDATE 2-TC Energy says U.S. court lifts order blocking Keystone XL pipeline work TC Energy Corp's long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline took a small step forward this week, after a U.S. court overturned an injunction that barred certain work on the project, the company said....
2019-08-01 20:48

Indigenous bidder to launch ‘listening tour’ along Trans Mountain pipeline route An Indigenous group planning to bid for ownership of the Trans Mountain pipeline is launching a "listening tour'' of Indigenous communities in B.C. and Alberta....
2019-07-25 02:16

Court to rule Friday if B.C. can limit bitumen in key case for Trans Mountain pipeline The decision is expected to be crucial for the future of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and Alberta's efforts to get oilsands crude to overseas markets....
2019-05-24 13:48

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
2019-07-05 11:16

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline – with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
2019-07-12 07:16

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is perhaps best known for its vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution. But over the past 15 years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s ...
2019-06-11 10:32

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
2019-07-23 00:32

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief package by unanimous consent....
2019-05-30 23:48

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
2019-06-02 04:16

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
2019-06-02 06:16

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
2019-07-06 00:48

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
2019-05-28 23:16

'Protesters as terrorists': growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests in at least 18 states since 2017 that civil liberties advocates say are unconstitutionalFrom the Standing Rock camps in North Dakota to tree-sits in Texas, activists have attempted t...
2019-07-08 14:48

Critics seek to stop Great Lakes pipeline run by company with poor safety habits Environmental groups say Line 5 poses a major threat and is run by Canada’s Enbridge which has a long record of mismanagementA coalition of environmental groups and newly elected Democrats in Michigan are seeking to shut a controversial pipeline thro...
2019-06-20 14:48

UPDATE 3-Canada's Enbridge solicits bids for Mainline oil pipeline amid space crunch Canadian pipeline company Enbridge Inc said on Friday it would invite bids for contracted space on its Mainline system, as shippers compete to move oil on the country's congested pipeline networks....
2019-08-02 17:32

UPDATE 4-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for the replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
2019-06-04 00:00

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
2019-06-04 01:48

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
2019-05-29 07:48

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
2019-07-11 07:32

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
2019-06-04 23:48

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-21 01:48

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
2019-05-23 08:00

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
2019-07-19 20:00

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
2019-05-22 09:32

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-19 16:48

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-31 07:16

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
2019-05-31 04:16

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-13 20:32

The Latest: GOP again blocks disaster aid bill in House WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the disaster aid bill (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Another attempt to pass a $19 billion disaster aid bill in the House has failed after Republican John Rose of Tennessee stepped in to block it during Thursday’s ...
2019-05-31 01:16

Republican lawmaker blocks U.S. disaster aid bill A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
2019-05-30 23:32

Why Samsung’s virus scans for smart TVs are a UX disaster Samsung was lambasted and mocked in the press and on social media yesterday, after the company tweeted a reminder to owners of its smart TVs to periodically run virus scans on their panels – along with a video demonstration of how to go about it. Let...
2019-06-18 15:32

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to Pres...
2019-06-04 01:16

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
2019-06-08 04:48

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
2019-05-28 22:32

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm's chief executive told Reuters....
2019-08-19 19:16

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons’ worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yoga classes at Y7 (too crowded). But I do like wine...
2019-07-09 01:16

Disaster aid bill again blocked in House by GOP conservative WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Re...
2019-05-28 23:16

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intenti...
2019-07-10 20:48

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
2019-06-06 03:16

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty...
2019-07-04 06:16

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
2019-06-03 21:32

UPDATE 3-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, is looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move crude by rail, a senior company executive said on Thursday....
2019-08-01 20:48

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by flooding, tornadoes and other severe storms. The decla...
2019-06-02 20:32

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
2019-05-23 00:32

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
2019-06-02 10:00

Vale to adjust provisions for Brazil dam disaster in Q2 results Brazilian miner Vale SA may adjust provisions for a deadly dam burst in Brumadinho this year as part of its second-quarter results following a settlement with workers, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 15:32

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

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 01:32

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
2019-05-24 02:00

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 20:48

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
2019-06-04 04:48

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill i...
2019-06-06 21:00

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
2019-05-23 23:48

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
2019-07-13 14:48

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
2019-06-04 07:32

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-03 21:48

HUD Delays Disaster Preparation Money for Puerto Rico The housing department announced that it would distribute funds for disaster prevention efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after first helping nine states....
2019-08-03 04:01

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

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
2019-06-16 20:00

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 10:32

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
2019-07-07 05:16

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
2019-07-17 00:16

Space-age Soviet saucer's role in Chernobyl disaster It's one of the more bizarre relics of the Soviet era -- an abandoned Space Age saucer. But Kiev's Bus Garage Number 7 was once considered the most innovative structure of its kind and played a crucial role in the evacuation of Chernobyl....
2019-08-05 13:32

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
2019-05-31 02:48

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
2019-05-31 02:48

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-16 02:32

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
2019-05-26 10:48

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
2019-05-31 18:16

Deal over disaster aid in flux as recess fast approaches Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed that the Senate would vote on a disaster aid bill before it leaves Washington for a weeklong recess. But with negotiations still in flux, it’s not clear what the Senate will be voting on. McConnell reitera...
2019-05-23 16:48

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
2019-06-12 00:00

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
2019-05-28 17:48

Kentucky Republican US Rep. Massie Blocks Disaster Aid In House WASHINGTON (AP) — A second conservative Republican on Tuesday blocked another attempt to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill, delaying again a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. Rep. Tho...
2019-05-28 23:16

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
2019-05-24 08:48

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
2019-07-25 01:48

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
2019-06-08 14:32

The 737 MAX Grounding Is Such A Disaster That Airlines Are Leasing 30-Year-Old 737-200s With hundreds of 737 MAX planes still on the ground following two fatal crashes, airlines are frantically trying to lease available 737s to fill gaps left by the MAX. They’re so desperate that they’re leasing 737-200s, a variant that was discontinued...
2019-08-12 06:00

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
2019-07-11 05:32

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
2019-05-28 21:16

Edmonton drinking water ‘perfectly safe’ despite pipeline spill into tributary of North Saskatchewan River: EPCOR Four days after the Alberta Energy Regulator was told 40,000 litres of oil emulsion leaked from a pipeline into a creek that feeds into the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton's primary utility provider says the city's drinking water is "perfectly saf...
2019-08-20 03:48

Trump Renews Feud With London Mayor, Calling Him a ‘Disaster’ President Trump assailed Sadiq Khan, the mayor, after a spate of knife attacks in Britain’s capital. “He is a national disgrace,” the president wrote....
2019-06-16 08:32

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
2019-07-07 09:48

Mississippi seeks seafood disaster amid spillway complaints JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s governor is asking that the federal government declare a fisheries disaster as water from a Mississippi River spillway gushes into what’s normally a saltwater estuary. The unprecedented second opening o...
2019-06-07 23:16

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost four mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that it’s “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling towards a ...
2019-05-24 17:00

2019 British GP preview: the story of Silverstone's surfacing disaster After the woes of 2018, everything is riding on freshly laid asphalt at Silverstone, including this weekend's F1 race Stuart Pringle can still boast a full head of hair, which is always a bonus for a chap in his forties. But in his case, it’s genuin...
2019-07-11 01:32

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
2019-06-07 22:16

Texas Republican Chip Roy keeps $19B disaster aid package from clearing House A $19.1 billion disaster aid package to help victims of the California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes might have to wait until at least June 3 before it can be signed by President Donald Trump....
2019-05-24 19:48

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued to provide updates on the country’s inordinate num...
2019-07-07 13:16

U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month....
2019-05-24 19:16

France to declare natural disaster after storms in south east France will declare a state of natural disaster after heavy rain and flash hail storms ravaged crops in southeastern France on Saturday, Agriculture Minister Didier Guillaume said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 18:16

Maharashtra Discusses Climate Change In Disaster Preparedness Review Maharashtra is one of the first states in the country to keep climate change at the centre of its deliberations to come up with disaster relief and rehabilitation norms....
2019-08-13 21:48

This High-Tech Solution to Disaster Response May Be Too Good to Be True Major cities are turning to a Silicon Valley start-up to help save lives in an emergency. But some fear its promise has been dangerously exaggerated....
2019-08-09 20:00

Tiger Woods has special round turn into Memorial disaster DUBLIN, Ohio — Something special was brewing at Muirfield Village Saturday. Until it wasn’t. Tiger Woods teased golf fans during his third round of the Memorial Tournament, looking like he was about to punch it into Masters-winning mode and at least ...
2019-06-01 23:48

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfire...
2019-05-29 02:00

UPDATE 2-Brazilian fund skirts disaster after Argentina rout A Brazilian asset manager posted a deep loss in its long-only equity fund as its bullish stance on Argentina crumbled this week, while its larger long-short hedge fund escaped with a relatively minor loss, internal fund data showed on Wednesday....
2019-08-15 01:32

The big disaster of Cannes arrives, and it’s almost 4 mind- and ass-numbing hours of twerking One party animal on screen tells another that “It’s the end of everything,” and I finally lose count of the number of films at this festival that have vocalized the fatalism of our time, the nagging feeling that we all may be hurtling toward a point ...
2019-05-24 19:32

Brazil securities regulator ramps up Vale dam disaster probe Brazil's securities regulator CVM said on Monday it has opened up an additional investigation into whether executives of iron ore miner Vale SA breached their fiduciary duties in relation to a January dam collapse which killed nearly 250 people....
2019-08-20 01:16

Farmers await details on who's eligible for the $3 billion from disaster aid bill More than $3 billion of the $19.1 billion disaster aid bill now awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is earmarked for American farms -- but it is unclear which farmers will be eligible for the money....
2019-06-05 14:01

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
2019-05-22 12:48

‘Cockroach robot’ designed to burrow at natural disaster sites One of nature's grossest insects has inspired researchers to create a very tiny robot designed to burrow through natural disaster sites and relay information to rescue workers....
2019-08-03 04:48

Watchdog will get an outside review after flawed FEMA disaster response reports After an internal review uncovered that the acting inspector general airbrushed audits of FEMA’s disaster response, the office says it’s working to improve accountability....
2019-06-08 09:16

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoi...
2019-07-07 14:00

Brazil's securities regulator CVM opens investigation into Vale after dam disaster Brazil's securities regulator CVM opened on Monday an investigation into the conduct of mining company Vale SA in relation to the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January which killed over 240 people....
2019-08-19 23:48

Lone Republican blocks disaster aid package on House floor Rep. Chip Roy became the man who delayed $19.1 billion in disaster aid to communities throughout the country on Friday.House leaders tried to pass a multibillion-dollar disaster assistance measure by unanimous consent, but the Texas Republican object...
2019-05-24 19:16

Tornado outbreaks reminder to make smartphones disaster-ready Tornadoes are raging across the country, leaving destruction in their path. Make your smartphone the best tool in your disaster-preparedness plan.        ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Aaron Hicks saves Yankees from rare bullpen disaster CLEVELAND — They flushed a big lead early and a tiny one late. Two key members of the elite bullpen combined to give up three homers. The closer and Gold Glove-caliber shortstop committed errors in the ninth inning that forced bonus frames. Yet, Aaro...
2019-06-10 04:16

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
2019-05-30 22:32

Chernobyl disaster: how the Soviet Union's cover story was blown In casting through the British newspapers from the days immediately following the Chernobyl disaster, the world's most disastrous nuclear accident, disarray was clear, but not all of it was in the Soviet Union...
2019-05-21 18:16

Disaster for Mercedes and Hamilton as Verstappen wins chaotic, wet German GP "Mercedes endured a torrid race as Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas both crashed in a chaotic and wet German Grand Prix won by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen."...
2019-07-31 18:48

io9 What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet | Jalopnik What Car Repairs Are io9 What We Know About the Disaster That Made Picard Quit Starfleet | Jalopnik What Car Repairs Are Worth It? | Skillet Chick-fil-A’s Secret Ingredient Isn’t Pickle Juice, It’s MSG | Kotaku One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 20...
2019-06-04 04:16

House sends long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
2019-06-04 10:00

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
2019-05-30 15:00

Serena Williams flirts with disaster at French Open — and then she screams PARIS — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. What made the miscue so bothersome? She’d already droppe...
2019-05-28 03:16

The writing on the wall that could spell disaster for Erdoğan in Istanbul election A shock mayoral win in March led the regime to void elections. Polls suggest a new ballot on Sunday may boost the anti-government voteThe graffiti appeared in Istanbul’s Gayrettepe neighbourhood one morning last month. It showed the word “justice” wr...
2019-06-22 23:32

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, one of just two Democratic candidates ...
2019-06-23 13:16

Remains of Genoa bridge demolished one year after deadly disaster The two remaining towers of Italy’s Morandi bridge have been destroyed with explosives, but the lethal collapse in 2018 still has not been fully explained...
2019-06-28 16:32

Senate Passes Long-Deferred Disaster Relief Package Lawmakers reached agreement on a long-delayed disaster relief package, overcoming President Trump’s opposition to Puerto Rico aid and setting aside his border demands....
2019-05-23 23:16

Bury Are The Latest English Club To Flirt With Financial Disaster The last thing any English soccer club wants right now is to be mentioned in the same breath as Bolton Wanderers, but Manchester-area League One side Bury are on a similar road to ruin. On August 8, the third-division club was given a two-week deadl...
2019-08-17 00:16

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect......
2019-06-29 10:48

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

U.S. Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States, including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump to sign into law....
2019-06-04 05:32

Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns The indifference of US politicians to the devastation of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria was horrifying, says David Wallace-WellsPuerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria could be routinely replicated in oth...
2019-08-12 08:32

House at last clears massive disaster aid deal for Trump's signature House Democrats finally managed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure on to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.The 354-58 vote came after Republican conservatives blocked the bill from advancing on t...
2019-06-04 09:32

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
2019-05-28 00:16

'I don't see a recession': Trump and advisers reject talk of economic disaster Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump and his chief trade advisers insisted on Sunday the US is not facing a recession which markets appear to fear and which could pr...
2019-08-19 08:00

The Latest: Senate passes $19 billion disaster relief bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on disaster relief legislation (all times local): 4:38 p.m. The Senate has passed a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill to help to a number of states and Puerto Rico recover after a series of hurricanes, floods and...
2019-05-24 00:48

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
2019-05-24 02:00

German firm sets aside millions for Brazil dam disaster costs TÜV Süd had certified the structure shortly before it collapsed in January, leaving 270 dead. Faced with a number of lawsuits, the company has now put a figure on the extent of its potential liability....
2019-08-20 18:32

Congress passes $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, sends to Trump The U.S. Congress on Monday approved legislation providing $19.1 billion in emergency funding for disaster recovery efforts throughout the United States including Puerto Rico, sending it to President Donald Trump for signing into law....
2019-06-04 01:32

| 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

Vaishno Devi Shrine To Have Its Own Disaster Response Force By Next Year The Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu that attracts lakhs of devotees from across the world every year, will get a dedicated in-house disaster response force by September next year, a senior official......
2019-06-23 23:48

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with 'medical diligence' Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord are hoping to bridge the gap between technology and medicine, and help investors vet start-ups for potential red flags....
2019-08-11 18:00

Johnson and Trump's close ties risk disaster for planet, says Corbyn Labour leader speaks after meeting Blackpool protesters and calling for fracking banBoris Johnson’s close relationship with Donald Trump could be dangerous for the environment with both leaders putting “short-term economic gains” ahead of longer-term...
2019-08-01 12:48

Trump signs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that was long delayed in Congress President Trump on Thursday signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that languished for months in Congress amid competing demands for border wall funding and aid hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico....
2019-06-06 23:32

Quentin Tarantino courts disaster by asking audiences not to spoil Once Upon A Time In Hollywood There’s no easier way to be an anonymous asshole in this day and age than to be a spoiler guy. As we recently saw with Avengers: Endgame and Game Of Thrones, nothing tickles the egg avatars more than turning social media into a minefield for people w...
2019-05-21 14:38

President Trump signs long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill President Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill to help areas devastated by storms and flooding, overcoming months of infighting and a feud between the commander-in-chief and congressional Democrats. “Just signed Dis...
2019-06-07 02:00

'30 seconds': Deadly USS McCain collision could have been avoided just half a minute before disaster A damning report by the National Safety Transportation Board has detailed the agonizing three minutes before the USS John S. McCain collided with a slow-moving tanker it was overtaking off Singapore, killing 10 and injuring 48 U.S. Navy sailors onboa...
2019-08-10 23:32

Homeowners insurance: Review your policy and document belongings for when disaster strikes Disaster can strike at anytime. Have your home prepared by knowing your homeowner's insurance policy, avoiding small claims and calling your agent.       ...
2019-08-13 15:00

Chernobyl nuclear disaster-affected areas spring to life, 33 years on More than three decades after the devastating explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, parts of Belarus’ adjoining regions have sprung back to life and the biggest of them, Homiel, has become a leading destination for domestic and internationa...
2019-05-21 16:00

After Samsung's Galaxy Fold Disaster, Huawei Is Delaying Its Foldable Phone, Too The Samsung Galaxy Fold was originally supposed to go on sale April 26, but after some early struggles and concerns about durability, Samsung postponed the Galaxy Fold’s launch in an attempt to fix those issues. But now, the Fold’s biggest bendy comp...
2019-06-14 17:16

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12 13:48

Congress Approves $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill, Sending It to President Trump WASHINGTON — A long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill sailed through the House on Monday and headed to President Donald Trump for his expected signature, overcoming months of infighting, misjudgment and a feud between Trump and congressio...
2019-06-04 15:32

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
2019-06-08 13:32

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people....
2019-07-20 09:16

Senior trip to Dominican Republic descends into disaster after group falls ill A group of Oklahoma teens’ senior trip to the Dominican Republic was ruined when they fell sick with a mysterious illness. The recent Deer Creek High School graduates flew on June 8 to the embattled Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana, where...
2019-06-18 00:48

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

Your brain might be taking tiny naps throughout the day, and it can lead to disaster if left unchecked StarsStudio/Getty Images Microsleep involves brief, intermittent moments of sleep throughout the day, sometimes without you noticing it. You can have episodes of microsleep when you're feeling drowsy and performing daily tasks such as reading or dri...
2019-06-21 23:00

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states and territories....
2019-05-31 06:32

The British Steel scandal is a corporate disaster entirely made in the UK | Prem Sikka The government must stop appeasing the financial industry and start scrutinising corporations and their shareholdersThe collapse of British Steel Limited, with the potential loss of at least 5,000 jobs, has once again exposed deep fault lines in the ...
2019-05-24 19:32

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

Why The Situation's Wedding Day Had the Jersey Shore Cast Predicting a ''S--t Show Disaster'' The Sitch is hitched! Tonight's 2-hour Jersey Shore Family Vacation special brought fans along for Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Lauren Pesce highly-anticipated wedding......
2019-08-09 09:48

The Alaska Governor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Would Be a Disaster for US Climate Research It’s not just the Alaskan landscape that’s on fire right now. The university system could also go up in smoke if the Governor Mike Dunleavy’s proposed budget cuts go through. That includes crucial research into how the U.S. Arctic is shifting as temp...
2019-07-03 09:32

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam....
2019-07-16 02:32

$19 billion disaster bill once again blocked in House by a lone Republican lawmaker The House failed for the third time to approve a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after another GOP congressman dissented – delaying the passage of the bill until next week....
2019-05-31 00:48

A Single Republican Congressman Has Temporarily Blocked the $19 Billion Disaster Aid Bill (WASHINGTON) — A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington’s free-spending and opaque ways blocked a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill on Friday, extending a tempest over hurricane and flood relief that has left the measur...
2019-05-24 19:32

The Kitchen review – star cast can't save undercooked DC Comics disaster Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss struggle to rise above a cartoonish and shoddily constructed crime drama The Kitchen, a late summer, female-led adaptation of a little-known DC comic, is the worst kind of bad movie.That’s because ...
2019-08-08 19:48

House fails to pass $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after GOP lawmaker objects WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — For the second time in less than a week, the House on Tuesday failed to pass the Senate-passed $19 billion bill providing disaster aid funding to parts of the United States hit by hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes and wildfire...
2019-05-29 06:00

Davey Martinez's Meltdown Saved Him From Watching Yet Another Nationals Bullpen Disaster The Nationals, sitting at 19–31 on the season and having won just one series since mid-April, very much have the look of a pile of crap. It’s not clear that the organization has accepted this as anything other than a phase, but the time is fast appro...
2019-05-24 03:16

The Command sucks all of the dramatic oxygen out of a real-life submarine disaster Some real-life disasters are more easily dramatized than others. From the moment that it sank, the RMS Titanic inspired motion-picture treatments: The first of them, a now-lost short called “Saved From The Titanic” (starring an actual survivor!), was...
2019-06-18 22:32

1,000km relay to honor 2011 disaster victims ends in Tokyo A 1000 kilometer, two-week relay which started in Northern Japan to raise awareness for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ended in Tokyo on Wednesday in swelteringly conditions....
2019-08-07 13:16

The comeback state of 2019: Kansas economy rebounds from tax-cutting disaster Kansas is running a budget surplus this year, and it is a big deal for the state, which saw revenue vanish in a disastrous tax-cutting experiment by former Gov. Sam Brownback. Kansas made the biggest move up CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business....
2019-07-10 22:16

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
2019-05-24 07:32

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
2019-07-02 21:48

Trump approves disaster declaration in Kansas as large tornado slams state A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
2019-05-29 06:48

Creator of HBO's Chernobyl Asks People Not to Snap Embarrassing Photos at Disaster Site HBO’s Chernobyl has ignited a newfound interest in our relationship with nuclear power and the impacts of one of the worst nuclear disasters with history. It’s also wildly popular, which means it was only a matter of time people started looking to ca...
2019-06-12 19:32

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-12 20:32

On-Set Feuds, Offended Audiences and a Box Office Disaster: 20 Secrets You Might Not Know About Drop Dead Gorgeous Jesus loves winners. and 20 years later, we still love Drop Dead Gorgeous. In the latest movie anniversary to make you truly feel the harsh, cruel and unjust passing of your youth, Drop......
2019-07-23 12:32

Seven South Koreans dead, hope dims for missing in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat with South Korean tourists onboard sank on the Danube river in Budapest, with seven people confirmed dead and 21 missing....
2019-05-30 17:00

Idai disaster: Stranded victims still need rescue from heavy rains as UN scales up response Dire conditions persist in vast areas of southern Africa affected by Cyclone Idai as heavy rain continues to cause “massive destruction”, the UN said on Thursday, while aid teams scale up efforts to reach those most in need....
2019-05-21 16:00

DoD’s Joint AI Center to open-source natural disaster satellite imagery data set A group of AI practitioners and the U.S. military will soon open-source xBD, a labeled data set of satellite images from major natural disasters.Read More...
2019-06-23 18:32

Report: Samsung in 'Final Stages' of Fixing Galaxy Fold After Pre-Launch Disaster Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that South Korean hardware giant Samsung has finally figured out how to keep its $2,000 Galaxy Fold bendable smartphones from going haywire as soon as they land in the hands of users, and though it is in the “final stage...
2019-07-03 09:32

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a G-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by ...
2019-06-12 08:48

House passes $19 billion disaster relief bill after delays, sending it to Trump Trump, who objected to past disaster relief efforts over funding allotted for the hurricane-ravaged U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, said he would support the plan passed Monday....
2019-06-04 08:32

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
2019-05-28 02:16

JLR Offers A Land Rover Discovery Sport To Rapid Response For Disaster Relief Jaguar Land Rover India today announced offering a Land Rover Discovery Sport to Rapid Response, a non-profit organisation (NGO) that specialises in disaster management and relief this monsoon. The......
2019-06-28 16:16

Divers find body from Budapest boat disaster, salvage plan begins Divers found a body in the wreckage of a pleasure boat on Wednesday a week after the vessel capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, officials said, as crews prepared for salvage operations....
2019-06-05 14:16

| WATCH | Tears as Italy marks bridge disaster in shadow of political crisis Relatives and emergency workers wept at a ceremony marking a year since the Genoa motorway bridge collapse that killed 43 people, as Italy grapples with a political crisis sparked by far-right leader Matteo Salvini....
2019-08-16 22:48

Trump signs $19 billion disaster relief bill and says Puerto Rico 'should love' him The delayed legislation will send funds to the hurricane-battered island of Puerto Rico and to states damaged by hurricanes, flooding, wildfires and earthquakes....
2019-06-06 21:48

Restrictions, unmet promises, unbridled violence in Sudan, a ‘recipe for disaster’, says Bachelet After nationwide protests across Sudan on Sunday, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday called on Sudanese authorities to lift restrictions on the internet and launch independent investigations into all acts of violence against demonst...
2019-07-03 19:48

Deadline looms for charges against Mount Polley mine owners for 2014 disaster Prosecutors in Ottawa have until Sunday to lay charges under the Fisheries Act against Imperial Metals, but more serious federal charges could come later....
2019-08-04 11:48

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of so...
2019-06-06 14:16

Farms, military, day cares: Who waited on disaster aid amid Trump-Congress brawl Survivors of an extraordinary string of disasters throughout the states and territories have hung in limbo for six months as Washington politicians sparred over the specifics of a multibillion-dollar plan to send extra aid their way. The more than 70...
2019-06-03 21:16

Florida State dealing with disaster in Willie Taggart's first season by forgetting everything Florida State is trying to forget last season and move forward as the Willie Taggart era enters Year 2. But they need progress to get back to bowl.       ...
2019-07-18 03:16

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with disaster after quadruple-bogey 8 on first hole Rory McIlroy pulled his first tee shot toward Royal Portrush's unfortunately-placed internal out-of-bounds. He finished 4-over-par after one hole.       ...
2019-07-18 14:32

Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact's Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almost entirely thanks to the concerted efforts of trolls, who created dummy channels and violated the he...
2019-06-17 22:16

After EU election disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement led by eurosceptic Nigel Farage and other smaller parties in European elections....
2019-05-27 16:16

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the ...
2019-06-07 00:48

French court rejects claim against German shipbuilder for 1994 Estonia ferry disaster Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs....
2019-07-20 09:00

Fortnite Fortbyte 37 Location Found inside a disaster bunker basement in Pleasant Park Found inside a disaster bunker basement in Pleasant Park is the latest Fortbyte challenge players can complete today in Fortnite Battle Royale. Here's everything you need to know....
2019-07-08 17:32

Genoa bridge collapse: Shocking videos show aftermath of disaster which claimed at least 35 lives Shocking footage taken in Genoa show the scale of destruction shortly after an 80m swathe of the Morandi bridge fell into a valley along with dozens of cars and trucks, killing at least 35 people....
2019-06-28 11:00

The new rules of holiday eating: ditch TripAdvisor, embrace disaster, and make a plan for when you're 'hangry' Dining out while away can lead to meltdowns. From setting a budget to finding a place to eat, here’s how to make the most of your mealtimes away from homeEating out on holiday is considered a treat. And on one level, it is. You have enough cash to bl...
2019-07-17 21:48

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
2019-05-21 15:32

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with a disaster-filled round after quadruple-bogey on first hole Rory McIlroy started with a quadruple bogey and finished at 8-over par after shooting a 79 in the first round of the British Open.        ...
2019-07-18 17:48

How did stunt men take over the film industry? With action in high demand, David Leitch, director of Hobbs & Shaw, and Chad Stahelski are dominating cinemaTo state the obvious: one essential ingredient for a good action movie is … good action. And in an age when any old slob can be made to look l...
2019-07-22 18:16

|Attractinvestmentorwatchminingdie,unionleaderwarnsstate,industry UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry"....
2019-08-21 00:16

The Luxury Car Industry's New-Old Bosses The German luxury car industry has stalled. Getting the engine running again may require fresher thinking than the insiders appointed to run both BMW and Daimler can supply....
2019-07-19 15:16

|Newtechtoimproveairpassengers'flyingexperience-industry With air passengers expected to double by 2037, the aviation industry is looking to leverage off new technology and ideas to ease the burden of the transition for airlines....
2019-06-17 21:32

The Video Game Industry Can't Go On Like This At about this time next year, we’ll have a pretty good idea of what the next generation of video games will look like. New consoles will likely be shown off, bold new streaming initiatives will begin to launch, and we’ll see all the wonderful kinds o...
2019-07-23 01:32

May in bid to electrify embattled car industry Theresa May will pledge to offer new financial support for Britain's embattled automotive sector in one of her final efforts to cement an economic legacy before she leaves Downing Street....
2019-07-15 19:16

The IPO That Could Reorder The Truck Industry Volkswagen is finally setting its big-truck division free with a separate stock-market listing. The biggest beneficiaries are probably the shareholders of U.S. truck maker Navistar International....
2019-06-08 19:32

Get a Lift With the Elevator Industry United Technologies and Thyssenkrupp’s plans have put two cornerstones of an attractive capital-goods industry in play for the first time in years, likely opening the door to a deal....
2019-07-01 14:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: ‘Horror’ at Notre Dame fire disaster, Yemen still bleeding, measles now ‘global crisis’ Top news on Monday includes: UN chief expresses his horror over the huge blaze in Notre Dame; a deal over Hudaydah troop withdrawal beckons, but war intensifies; “global measles crisis” underway....
2019-05-21 14:32

House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature WASHINGTON (AP) — House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for expected signature. The post House OKs $19 billion disaster bill, breaking conservative blockade and sending measure to Trump for e...
2019-06-04 01:16

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added ...
2019-05-24 00:32

Pot Industry Underestimates Old-School Dealers Traditional drug dealers are still formidable competitors in states where cannabis is legal. Governments planning for huge tax windfalls and investors expecting rapid market-share gains have to adjust to a slower burn....
2019-08-19 22:16

'2018 was the year the UK car industry went backwards' Opinion 2 Jun, 2019 2018 was a disastrous year for the UK car industry with it going backwards in too many crucial areas, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-06-02 21:48

Trump Is Killing the Beer Industry The U.S. beer industry says Trump’s trade war has cost them 40,000 jobs, according to Bloomberg. It’s enough to make you want to drown your sorrows in some ice cold American pisswater!...
2019-05-24 04:16

Discovery CEO Says 'Television Industry Is Far From Dead' Discovery said second-quarter earnings grew more than fourfold, boosted by a tax benefit, higher operating results and strong advertising revenue growth, prompting its chief executive to say that the TV industry was “far from dead.”...
2019-08-07 03:32

How much does lithium cost? The industry can't seem to agree Opaque pricing for lithium, the powerhouse metal fueling the electric vehicle revolution, is expected to be top of mind this week as the industry's leaders gather in Santiago, with calls rising for more transparency to attract much-needed expansion f...
2019-06-09 10:32

Free PDF download: Industry cloud What do business leaders need to know about industry cloud? Find out by downloading the free PDF ebook version of a special report from ZDNet and TechRepublic....
2019-08-02 02:48

The rich industry shows a little weariness The auto world is starting to show signs of stress cracks and fatigue — not an outright crisis, but at least moments of self-doubt after a decade of bullishness....
2019-08-11 08:16

How trade war will impact tourism industry CNBC's Seema Mody reports on what hospitality CEOs are saying in response to new tariffs on Chinese goods and potential tariffs on Mexican imports....
2019-06-03 22:16

Deflation Stalks Chinese Industry Again Right now, it’s a great time to be selling pork into China. It’s a bad time to be selling just about anything else—and a very bad time to be a Chinese central banker....
2019-07-10 21:16

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned Elite Model Management last September, the 17-year-old has shot editorial for i-D magazine and been nam...
2019-05-28 11:01

Auto Industry May Further Cut Production: Report After denting the auto sector's profitability, the consumption slowdown along with the upcoming shift to BS VI standards will further decelerate production, leading to eventual job losses. Industry......
2019-08-04 13:48

Canada's cannabis industry just beginning to bud For almost a year now, recreational marijuana can be legally sold and purchased in Canada. But what looks like a once-in-a-lifetime business opportunity is proving to be an elusive pot of gold, reports Nicolas Martin....
2019-07-31 19:48

Six ways Iacocca transformed the car industry He invoked patriotism to sell cars, used innovative marketing strategies, rescued Chrysler, worked closely with unions, and launched the Mustang and the minivan....
2019-07-04 10:48

Here's what will happen to the tech industry in a recession The power of tech companies seem inevitable, and the wisdom of their executives and investors unquestionable. But a lot of things will change in a downturn....
2019-08-11 18:00

How the industry's researchers are looking for new vehicle ingredients Thousands of chemists and lab-coat-wearing material science researchers at national labs, suppliers and automakers are rethinking the automobile at the molecular level....
2019-08-05 12:48

The marijuana industry needs innovation to thrive There’s a kind of boom and bust cycle that tends to follow the development of every new technology, or every major societal change. People get excited about the possibilities of the shiny new concept, they dump money into stocks, they start bus...
2019-07-16 00:48

Game industry TV ad spend craters in May There was a huge decrease in gaming industry TV ad spend from April to May, down to an estimated $9.3 million from the previous $29.4 million.Read More...
2019-06-17 05:16

Is the US chicken industry cheating its farmers? Leaked documents reveal remarkable power US poultry industry holds over farmers struggling to stay afloat on thin marginsPoultry firms in the US have access to detailed information about farmers’ pay that gives them extraordinary power over suppliers...
2019-08-04 01:48

HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right Hidden debt, asset swaps, corporate raids: Financial journalists and a playwright well versed in the Enron scandal watch over the show’s arcane scenarios to make sure they’re plausible....
2019-08-04 15:32

Homeland Security watchdog retires early after his office was forced to retract ‘feel-good’ audits of disaster response In an emailed statement, John V. Kelly wrote that he “accelerated my retirement because I feel it’s in the best interest of the organization and its employees.”...
2019-06-10 22:32

UK car industry future hinges 'not on Brexit, but on batteries' Jaguar Land Rover boss says UK needs batteries made in Britain - or carmakers will leaveThe feeling of relief in the British car industry was almost palpable on Friday, when Jaguar Land Rover said it would invest billions in producing new electric ve...
2019-07-07 18:32

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmenta...
2019-07-10 22:00

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon, dead at 94 Iacocca was one of the most powerful — and best known — executives in the automobile industry, rising to become president of Ford Motor before leading a turnaround at Chrysler....
2019-07-03 04:16

Halfway into '19, industry seeks first sales gain If the forecasts are right, this will be the second time in three years that the U.S. industry fails to record a single monthly increase from January through June....
2019-07-02 03:16

Auto Industry Legend Lee Iacocca Dead at 94 Lee Iacocca, one of the true legends of the auto industry died at 7:30 this morning at his home in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Iacocca was known for many things, but is probably best remembered as the man who was the driving ...
2019-07-03 09:32

‘The UK car industry is floundering due to a lack of government support’ Opinion 12 Jun, 2019 Steve Fowler thinks car bosses rather than politicians would be better suited to dealing with the struggling UK car industry...
2019-06-12 18:00

Auto industry legend Lee Iacocca dies at 94 Father of the Mustang, midwife to the minivan, rescuer of Chrysler Corp., Lee Iacocca changed the course of automotive history.        ...
2019-07-03 07:16

Marijuana industry could surpass NFL in revenue by 2020 Cannabis has been extending its reach through legalization over the past several years. Starting with early adopter Colorado, 37 states have passed legislation allowing adult consumption for medical and, in some cases, recreational purposes. So how h...
2019-06-09 05:16

Amazon expanding reach in the automotive industry Amazon is expected to grow its Alexa-enabled offerings in the coming months and years, including a significant expansion into the embedded software systems of vehicles....
2019-07-13 10:32

Marijuana industry wants to prove it’s ‘socially responsible’ LOS ANGELES — An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership, which includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other companies operating in the sector, is...
2019-06-19 23:48

The DeanBeat: How the game industry can get better at diversity and inclusion Rami Ismail, Sarah Elmaleh, Kate Edwards, Myiriame Lachapelle, and Katie Scott spoke at Gamelab about how to improve diversity and inclusion in gaming.Read More...
2019-08-02 20:16

Reporting on a Very Bad Year for the College Admissions Industry Following the trail left by the Varsity Blues investigation, reporters are uncovering everyday educational inequality, and also cases of outright fraud....
2019-08-02 22:16

A dismal industry: The unsustainable burden of cybersecurity Cybersecurity spending is the fastest-growing segment in IT budgets, but it provides no productivity gains or protection against more advanced exploits....
2019-08-02 22:48

San Diego duo takes on electric scooter industry Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers....
2019-08-01 13:16

Industry bigwigs explain ‘blockchain’ in as few words as possible The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is always changing. Every week there seems to be new legislation, new technological developments, or new scandals capturing the headlines. It can be tough trying to keep up with how it’s all developing. At t...
2019-06-19 12:32

There's an Amazing Way to Badge Cars the Whole Industry Forgot About Car badges are kind of like name tags. They both declare the name of the car and you can buy them and stick them to your car, thus spreading falsehoods if you so choose. And that’s fine. But I find myself thinking about a different kind of badging th...
2019-06-16 17:48

China Biotechs Lure Industry Talent in the U.S. Chinese biotechs are hiring from big drug companies in the U.S., promising lucrative pay and an entrepreneurial environment in the race to win the first U.S. approval of a nongeneric Chinese drug....
2019-06-16 21:48

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inroads in the industry....
2019-06-17 13:32

How Many Hogs Can Be Slaughtered Per Hour? Pork Industry Wants More A proposed federal rule would essentially do away with speed limits at pork processing plants. Some watchdog groups worry it will threaten worker and consumer safety....
2019-08-09 11:48

OYO Plans to Dominate the Hotel Industry---on a Budget Indian hotel chain OYO has expanded to 74 countries since it opened in 2013, touting its ‘comfort design’ and ‘hard-to-ignore prices.’ Customer reviews tell a different story....
2019-06-21 00:48

Queensland wants a share of Australian space industry Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning has a vision where his state is getting its share of the jobs and growth that a local space scene will create....
2019-06-21 06:16

How the retail industry will top $5.5 trillion by 2020 (TGT, WMT, AMZN) The future of retail is looking bright. So bright that Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service, expects the industry to top $5.5 trillion by 2020! While in-store and desktop purchases are certainly helping th...
2019-06-10 01:16

India is still '12 to 18 months away' from rolling out 5G, says industry exec It will take India at least another year to roll out the next generation of high-speed mobile internet, according to Akhil Gupta of Bharti Enterprises....
2019-08-07 19:16

Lead from the top: What it takes to incorporate IoT into a legacy industry McKinsey senior partner Mark Patel, Otis chief digital officer Neil Green, and John Deere engineering manager Mark Chaney talked IoT at Transform 2019.Read More...
2019-07-11 11:16

Ford sees help from startups as key to managing industry changes Partnerships with mobility startups will be key to transforming the automaker's business, Ford's executive chairman said at a mobility conference in Israel....
2019-06-11 13:48

This duo is taking on San Diego’s electric scooter industry SAN DIEGO – Two men in San Diego have impounded thousands of electric scooters they say have been left littered about the city and endangering pedestrians, sparking a battle with companies that have flooded cities with the two-wheelers. John He...
2019-08-02 00:01

Former Ford CEO says industry faces 'reckoning' over EV goals Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, now senior adviser at TPG, a global asset management firm, said automakers must grapple with high development costs and a lack of demand, despite promises from most major companies to electrify their lineups....
2019-06-11 17:32

Industry veteran Lovell to chair Interserve An industrial turnaround veteran who was parachuted into Carillion just weeks before its collapse is to take on another big outsourcing job as the next chairman of Interserve Group....
2019-07-11 23:16

Here's where the oil industry may be headed as crude continues to fall Something interesting has been happening in the oil patch: Crude oil has fallen the last few months both here and around the world. But the American oil stocks have fallen a lot more, and now there is real concern about where the industry may be head...
2019-08-08 17:16

Call of Duty’s push for crossplay is exactly what the industry needs Activision today confirmed that the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have crossplay on all of its consoles, from launch. It’s a watershed moment for the people who’ve been pushing for more crossplay in mainstream games — and, with a game th...
2019-08-02 08:48

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
2019-07-13 02:32

Trump's tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers....
2019-07-18 13:32

Golf industry upturn is more Trump than Tiger Tiger Woods' Masters' triumph last month was an epic comeback for the former world number one after an 11-year major title drought, but it is Donald Trump who may better symbolize the U.S. golf industry's improving fortunes after a long lean spell....
2019-05-31 17:16

FDA hearing leaves CBD industry concerned about future The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's first hearing on cannabidiol -- CBD -- has left those involved in the booming new industry concerned for its future....
2019-06-04 10:48

Index Industry Association Welcomes Three New Members New York, May 9, 2017 – Index Industry Association (IIA), a global organization of index administrators, has today announced the addition of three new members. CBOE Holdings (CBOE), China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Limited (CCDC) and the Toky...
2019-05-21 17:16

How OnePlus' launch polished its image to take on the industry's best As the OnePlus 7 Pro makes its debut in the company's strongest ever marketing push in the US, an analysis of the phone's announcement shows how OnePlus set expectations for a more premium experience and price....
2019-05-28 23:48

Oversharing: how Napster nearly killed the music industry Twenty years ago, the idea of free music was so compelling that up to 80m users downloaded Napster and broke the law. The aftershocks are still being felt todayJune 1999, and the music industry is rolling in cash. Bloated by the vast profits of the C...
2019-05-31 15:32

More men are going to spas as males embrace wellness industry “We’re seeing a lot more men going to spas,” the chairman of the International Spa Association said. “It used to always be a female-driven thing. We’re now seeing 50-50, if not swinging more toward the males.”...
2019-08-13 18:32