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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 o...

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site

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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

Chernobyl writer urges Instagrammers to show 'respect' after 'inappropriate' selfies taken at nuclear disaster site A writer and producer of HBO's series Chernobyl has waded into a debate about "inappropriate" selfies taken at the site by urging Instagrammers to behave with "respect"....
2019-06-12 13:16

'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

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

Chernobyl disaster: What happened to the nuclear reactor and how many died from radiation? Is it safe to visit Chernobyl now? Chernobyl, the highly-acclaimed five-part drama which revisited the 1986 nuclear disaster in Soviet Ukraine, aired its final episode on Tuesday night....
2019-06-06 00:32

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that&r...
2019-06-13 01:00

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

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11 18:48

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

'Chernobyl' snags 19 Emmy nominations, inspiring tourism wave. But is disaster site safe? Tourism to the disaster site has surged 30% since HBO's hit miniseries and the Ukrainian government plans to capitalize on it. But is it a good idea?       ...
2019-07-16 20:00

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. ...
2019-06-07 03:00

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-11 21:32

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuate...
2019-06-04 23:16

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

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

No, Instagram influencers are not flocking to Chernobyl Influencer culture can be a bit much, to say the least, and understanding it can be a struggle. But if you saw that now-viral tweet about Instagram baddies flocking to Chernobyl to capitalize on its new hype thanks to the HBO show—see it below—know t...
2019-06-12 21:32

Ukraine Wants Chernobyl To Be Tourist Site. Experts Don't Agree The tourists first started flocking to Chernobyl nearly 10 years ago, when fans of the video game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. wanted to see firsthand the nuclear wasteland they'd visited in virtual reality....
2019-07-13 07:16

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

Visiting Chernobyl more powerful than Instagram hype The HBO series about the 1986 Ukrainian nuclear disaster has spurred visits to the reactor — and inappropriate selfies. Kai Dambach reflects on his own Chernobyl tour and the disaster's legacy in the social media age....
2019-06-20 10:32

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, Preside...
2019-06-04 20:48

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

UK urges China to respect rights on Tiananmen crackdown anniversary Britain urged China to allow its citizens to protest peacefully and enjoy freedom of expression in a statement marking the 30th anniversary of the Chinese government's deadly crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square....
2019-06-04 10:32

Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its commitment to bring its deficit down to prescribed ru...
2019-06-13 16:48

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

Chernobyl Instagram thirst traps are not cool: HBO series creator The internet is blowing up over these Chernobyl selfies and travel porn pics. The nuclear wasteland has become a major tourist attraction since the May premiere of an HBO miniseries about the 1986 power plant tragedy, with some tour groups reporting ...
2019-06-12 19:01

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
2019-07-11 21:32

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

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14 10:32

'A horrible way to die': how Chernobyl recreated a nuclear meltdown From ‘painting on’ radiation sickness to making the explosion less ‘Die Hard’, the acclaimed drama has gone to great lengths to evoke the chaos and terror of the Soviet-era disasterWe were lucky to have survived the Cold War without a nuclear attack....
2019-06-04 09:00

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
2019-05-21 18:16

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11 21:16

Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- seen by the West as a cover for making atomic bombs -- if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact...
2019-07-15 17:32

Chernobyl HBO location: Where is Chernobyl filmed? Where is it set? CHERNOBYL on HBO and Sky Atlantic is an incredibly successful dramatisation of the nuclear disaster. But where is the filming location of Chernobyl? And where is it set?...
2019-06-13 08:00

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons. The post US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reaso...
2019-05-29 08:32

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
2019-06-02 10:00

Djokovic deserves more respect, says Becker "Novak Djokovic has already established himself as one of the best ever to play the game but the Serb, who clinched his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday, will not be satisfied until he is considered the greatest of all time, Boris Becker has sa...
2019-07-15 17:48

Hey, haters — Ed Sheeran deserves your respect For all of his success — including three multiplatinum albums, seven Top 10 singles and four Grammys since his 2011 debut — Ed Sheeran has shaped up to be the Rodney Dangerfield of today’s pop. Dude can’t get any respect. As much as you may secretly ...
2019-07-12 04:00

"If Officials Don't Respect, Hit Them With Shoes": UP BJP Legislator A BJP legislator advised party workers to hit government officials with shoes if they don't accord respect. He also issued a threat to officials who, he said, were inclined to the Samajwadi Party and......
2019-06-06 21:48

Why Froome will never earn the respect he deserves "Chris Froome looks set to be upgraded in the 2011 Vuelta, taking him to seven Grand Tour titles. So where is the acclaim for one of Britain’s greatest ever sportsmen, asks Ben Snowball."...
2019-06-15 12:32

| Lopez demands 'respect' after slapping Giro fan Miguel Angel Lopez blasted lax security on the Giro d'Italia after he slapped a spectator who caused him to crash on the 20th and penultimate stage of this year's race....
2019-06-01 23:32

Respect Is Poison: A Message To The Class Of 2019 I have a story to tell you about being Mad Online. This isn’t really a fitting, celebratory story for you, the graduating class of 2019. You’re currently clad in your caps and your gowns, surrounded by loved ones, forced to endure one final round of ...
2019-05-23 23:48

Arsenal's Sokratis: 'We respect Chelsea but we are not afraid' The Greek defender believes the Europa League final will be won by the better team unit, rather than a standout individualDuring his first interview as an Arsenal player last summer, it was put to Sokratis Papastathopoulos that his former Borussia Do...
2019-05-26 16:48

China official wants 'equality and mutual respect' from U.S. The U.S. ratcheted up tensions with China last week by putting Huawei Technologies on a blacklist that jeopardizes its supply of American components from semiconductors to the Google software that run on its smartphones....
2019-05-23 19:00

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
2019-06-06 12:48

UN chief: Colombia must respect commitments to rebels U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he regrets the “polarization and division” in Colombia over elements of the 2016 peace deal and is urging the government to ensure any changes to the accord respect commitments made to rebels who disarmed...
2019-07-03 06:16

Robots for the elderly must be designed with care and respect Many countries around the world have ageing populations and a growing prevalence of dementia. Japan, in particular, is a “super-ageing” society, with a population getting older faster than anywhere else in the world due to long life expectancy and lo...
2019-07-06 18:48

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her...
2019-06-02 07:48

The A to Z of a Writer’s Routine From waking up to snacks to filling the void to actually writing, Grant Snider tells the story of a typical day in the life of someone who lives by the pen....
2019-05-25 08:16

Iran's Rouhani: We're open to talks if US shows respect President Hassan Rouhani has suggested that Iran is not opposed to negotiations with Washington, but will not be pressured into them. Tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
2019-06-02 03:32

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
2019-06-12 01:16

UA softball respect for #3 Washington at College World Series TUCSON – The 6th ranked Arizona Wildcat softball team have to play Pac-12 nemesis #3 Washington in the opener of the College World Series this Thursday at 9 a.m. Tucson time. Here’s an in-depth story with Wildcat players from Tuesday̵...
2019-05-29 06:00

Joey Votto Treats Heckler With The Appropriate Level Of Respect By now, hecklers should know better than to mess with Reds first baseman Joey Votto. There are enough documented instances of him clowning opposing fans (and Cincinnati’s own) that the best strategy is to just let him be. One Angels fan at Tuesday ni...
2019-06-27 20:48

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
2019-06-01 21:32

UPDATE 1-China says U.S. trade row can be resolved through mutual respect China and the United States can find a way to resolve their trade dispute if each other's concerns are taken into consideration, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 11:16

Beware the Writer as Houseguest Literary history is filled with authors who depended on lengthy visits for room and board, psychological solace and material. But they have not always proved the most gracious guests....
2019-07-12 14:32

The UK's feral roads deter cycling – we need enforcement, not calls for respect Our public space is increasingly out of reach for all but the fit, the brave, and those in motor vehiclesAlmost 90% of cyclists experience a “close pass” – an overtake within 1.5m – at least weekly, and 70% say conditions on Britain’s roads haven’t i...
2019-05-21 14:38

'I was outraged by the lack of respect' -- The female footballers fighting for change They hadn't stepped foot onto a football pitch for more than two years -- 981 days to be exact -- but Chile's national team made quite an impact on its return....
2019-05-28 19:32

Ferrari's Vettel returning to podium a "matter of respect" for rivals Sebastian Vettel did not want to join the Canadian Grand Prix podium ceremony but returned as a "matter of respect" to Mercedes and his Formula 1 team-mate Charles Leclerc...
2019-06-10 17:16

Met Police insist they respect press freedom amid leaks row The Metropolitan Police have said they "respect the rights of the media" following a warning to journalists, seen as a direct attack on press freedom....
2019-07-14 07:48

'Stranger Things 3' pays respect to the power and perils of tech Warning: While we've tried to avoid any spoilers in this story, the following article does refer to scenes and themes throughout the season. When members of the Stranger Things cast visited The Tonight Show earlier this month, Jimmy Fallon aske...
2019-06-30 11:48

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
2019-05-21 14:38

When "Super 30" Teacher's Rejection Earned Anand Mahindra's Respect Celebrated tutor Anand Kumar, widely praised for his initiative in training underprivileged students for entrance exams to the prestigious IITs, which is now the subject of a major Bollywood movie,......
2019-07-14 14:32

EU finance ministers urge Italy to respect debt pledges European Union finance ministers are urging Italy to respect its pledges to bring its blown-out deficit back into line with EU rules amid threats of possible legal action...
2019-06-13 17:00

| US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-90s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades ago....
2019-06-21 22:48

Cops Refusing to Respect 'Finders Keepers' After Armored Car Spills Cash An armored car carrying stacks on stacks fell open and made it rain on a highway in Georgia this week, causing a predictably calamitous traffic jam of people pulling over to stuff their wallets. Alas, local police are being real sticklers about retur...
2019-07-11 23:16

Respect the Elders or Family First? A 102-Year-Old Woman Is Being Evicted From Her Home of Nearly 30 Years Thelma Smith, a 102-year-old woman, is being evicted from her longtime residence in Ladera Heights, Calif., so the landlord’s daughter can move in instead....
2019-05-24 19:32

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will p...
2019-06-18 23:00

Our forgotten towns: struggle, resilience, love and respect in 'back-row America' In his new book, Chris Arnade lays bare what life is like for America’s marginalized poor – and exposes the broken social systems that have betrayed themRead Chris Arnade’s Guardian dispatches across AmericaIn the Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood, I ...
2019-06-05 08:48

Iran may hold talks if shown respect, international rules followed: Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed respect and followed international rules, but Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
2019-06-01 20:00

Baldur's Gate 3 aims to pay deep respect to 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons During PC Gamer's PC Gaming Show 2019 event at E3 2019, game developer Larian Studios took the stage to share more details about Baldur's Gate 3, the long-awaited sequel to one of the most critically acclaimed PC game series of all time.Stu...
2019-06-10 21:48

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards Pripyat, the Ukrainian ghost city that was evacuated after one of the Chernobyl power plant’s reacto...
2019-06-04 20:48

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

The Lost Women of Chernobyl HBO has done the unexpected and managed to turn a five-part, dead-serious miniseries about the nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl into a cultural event, complete with memes. The show is a sober examination of the disaster and its literal fallout on the...
2019-06-15 04:48

The truth about Chernobyl? I saw it with my own eyes… Kim Willsher reported on the world’s worst nuclear disaster from the Soviet Union. HBO’s TV version only scratches the surface, she saysThere is a line in the television series Chernobyl that comes as no surprise to those of us who reported on the 19...
2019-06-16 11:16

Queer Muslims Are Still Rare on TV. One Writer Wants to Change That. A recent episode of the CBS drama “The Red Line” featured a gay romance involving a Muslim character. Fawzia Mirza, the episode’s writer, discusses how it came to be....
2019-05-29 21:16

When the World’s Most Famous Mystery Writer Vanished On a cold December night in 1926, Agatha Christie went out in her beloved Morris Crowley roadster and didn’t return home for 11 days. Here’s how her disappearance played out....
2019-06-11 11:32

We need to talk marketing ethics: What to consider as a content writer When I started writing, it was really just a hobby. I thought – since I’m already always scribbling away and habitually putting to paper everything I learn, I might as well start sharing it with blogs and communities across the web, to teach and to b...
2019-06-30 17:48

Wimbledon crowd should show Novak Djokovic more respect after fifth title, says Boris Becker Boris Becker has called on tennis fans to show Novak Djokovic the respect he deserves after the Serb claimed his 16th Grand Slam at Wimbledon on Sunday....
2019-07-15 17:00

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash in Madrid....
2019-05-31 22:48

Chernobyl suddenly becomes visitor hotspot It was the scene of the world's worst ever nuclear disaster, but three decades later Chernobyl is emerging as one of the planet's hottest tourism tickets after a new TV series....
2019-06-11 13:01

Chernobyl is the scariest show of the year The fifth and final episode of Chernobyl, a miniseries scarier than anything I’ve seen so far this year, feels like a reprieve. On its surface, at least. With every episode, HBO’s chronicle of the 1986 disaster has broadened its scope to investigate,...
2019-06-04 04:16

US Writer Says Trump Allegedly Raped Her At A Store In Mid-1990s An advice columnist for Elle fashion magazine said in an account published Friday that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the dressing room of a New York department store more than two decades......
2019-06-22 07:00

Body found believed to be missing automotive writer Deputies believe a body found Thursday in a California river is that of a freelance automotive writer who vanished after riding off on a motorcycle weeks ago....
2019-06-23 14:00

Writer Marlon James can cook anything, including a shoe Marlon James is living something of a writer’s fantasy life. In 2015, he won the prestigious Man Booker Prize—for his third novel, the decades-spanning, multi-voiced A Brief History Of Seven Killings—becoming the first Jamaican author to do so. In Fe...
2019-06-04 20:48

Italian writer, director Luciano De Crescenzo dies at 90 The publishing house Mondadori says Italy’s popular writer, actor and director Luciano De Crescenzo has died in Rome at 90 after being hospitalized for a few days...
2019-07-19 09:00

Australia 'deeply disappointed' by writer's detention in China Australia is "deeply disappointed" that Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been transferred to criminal detention in China, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said in a strongly-worded statement on Friday....
2019-07-19 10:16

A Crime Writer Tackles the Sinister Side of Baltimore Laura Lippman knows her way around Baltimore. Not only did the crime writer grow up in the city, but she also spent 12 years reporting for the Baltimore Sun. Her latest novel, a thriller set in 1960s Baltimore, is based on a real unsolved case in whi...
2019-07-18 14:48

Automotive writer goes missing while test-driving motorcycle SAN FRANCISCO — Authorities using boats and drones searched a Northern California river Monday for a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. Calaveras County Lt. Anthony Eberhardt said crews were se...
2019-06-11 16:16

Doctor Who anthology drops writer over transgender remarks BBC Books will not print story by Gareth Roberts, who has written for the character before in books and TV, because of ‘offensive language’ in tweetsDoctor Who writer Gareth Roberts has been dropped from a new anthology of stories based on the TV sho...
2019-06-05 14:32

CBOE Holdings Files Additional Definitive Materials With Respect To 2013 Annual Meeting CHICAGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the company has filed additional definitive materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stock...
2019-05-21 22:48

£2bn structure sealing off Chernobyl's reactor is unveiled A structure built to contain hundreds of tonnes of radioactive material from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has been unveiled by Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy....
2019-07-11 02:16

Edmonton tour guide will take you on trip to Chernobyl An Edmonton tour guide takes you through what it's like to travel through the site considered home of the worst nuclear power plant accident in history....
2019-07-20 01:16

Russia hates HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ so much that it’s making its own series HBO’s recently-ended Chernobyl mini-series is easily one of the best shows of the year — and so much better than Game of Thrones season 8, by the way. The show tells the real story of the 1986 Chernobyl disaster as experienced by the ones...
2019-06-06 14:48

Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced....
2019-07-11 21:48

'Chernobyl' is such a hit its broadcaster is doubling its spending on new shows European broadcaster Sky has announced plans to more than double its spending on original shows over five years after scoring a major hit with "Chernobyl."...
2019-06-12 19:32

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
2019-06-05 21:32

How to watch Chernobyl online: stream the whole show from anywhere After the unbelievable popularity of Game of Thrones, international television has moved on to its next massive hit. A drama mini-series about the world's most famous nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has gone straight to the top of everyone's wa...
2019-05-30 17:00

Chernobyl Emerges From Oblivion For The Streaming Generation Olha Kyselova wasn't born when the Chernobyl power plant exploded in 1986, yet the disaster has always been in her life. Her parents were "liquidators," sent in to brave the radiation and help clear......
2019-06-29 06:48

The real-life heroes of Chernobyl watch TV hit Vladimir Naumov and Andrey Nasonov, ex-miners from Tula, had not heard about the hit TV series Chernobyl when we called, but they had caught up by the time we reached them - at least on the episode which features them....
2019-06-04 17:48

Chernobyl now: 'I was not afraid of radiation' – a photo essay Photographer Tom Skipp visited Chernobyl and nearby Pripyat, its replacement town Slavutych, and the abandoned sites of the region – meeting the people behind the disaster: from the liquidators who worked at the fallout site, to the resettlers and th...
2019-06-07 16:48

Russian TV to air its own patriotic retelling of Chernobyl story Russian version will revolve around role of a CIA agent before the nuclear accidentRussian state TV is set to air its own drama about the deadly 1986 Chernobyl disaster – but unlike the HBO series, which has transfixed viewers around the world, this ...
2019-06-07 16:48

Underwear photos prompt Chernobyl criticism The writer and producer of the hit HBO series "Chernobyl," has called on visitors to the site of the nuclear disaster to show respect, after a series of inappropriate photos were posted online....
2019-06-12 13:32

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavior....
2019-06-14 00:16

Chernobyl is set to become an official tourist attraction, but is it safe? "Chernobyl is a unique place on the planet where nature has been reborn after a huge man-made disaster," Ukraine's president said."       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

No foul play suspected in disappearance of California automotive writer The search for a prominent automotive journalist missing since last week in northern California's gold country has focused on a river where his motorcycle, clothing and other belongings turned up, but no foul play is suspected, authorities said on Th...
2019-06-13 07:00

Germany's center-left SPD ousts anti-Islam writer Thilo Sarrazin, 74, has said he will appeal the decision, and denies claims that his books are racist. SPD leadership has welcomed the decision, as they have tried three times to oust Sarrazin....
2019-07-11 20:32

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said F...
2019-06-22 00:32

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

X-Men: First Class writer says Fox planned a team-up movie that would've put The Avengers to shame It wasn’t clear if Marvel Studios’ grand experiment was going to work out until The Avengers became a huge hit in 2012, but anyone could tell before the movie came out that the studio was working toward something special. So special, apparently, that...
2019-06-04 01:00

Danielle Steel is a prolific writer, but is that to be envied? | Oliver Burkeman Working all the time, she’s written 179 books. But compulsive productivity has a flip sideThe novelist Danielle Steel has written 179 books, releasing them at the rate of seven a year – and for all I know, she’ll have released a few more in the days ...
2019-05-31 18:32

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being cut off "at the knees."...
2019-06-14 11:16

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
2019-06-13 10:32

The writer of ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ was channeling his own fatherhood fears Plenty of parents can relate to Max, whose love for his owners' new baby evolves into a new kind of anxiety over protecting the child from any and every possible threat....
2019-06-11 23:16

Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasts NY Times writer, other critics: 'They have succeeded in politicizing 9/11' Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, addressed a New York Times op-ed writer who accused him of not supporting the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund on Wednesday, calling the writer's initial accusation "inexcusable."...
2019-06-13 14:48

China takes 'compulsory measures' against Australian writer: ministry China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun, who has been in detention since January on suspicion of action that endangers state security....
2019-07-19 11:32

Two women say writer told them of alleged Trump assault at the time Two women have backed up writer E. Jean Carroll's account of an alleged sexual attack by President Donald Trump more than 20 years ago, both saying in an interview published on Thursday that she had told them about it at the time....
2019-06-28 01:16

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
2019-05-22 14:32

The Rolling Stones finally allow "Bittersweet Symphony" writer to get his royalties Today in happy news that is still tinged with a faint sense of sadness (is there a word for that?), NME is reporting that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have released their control of the rights to The Verve’s hit “Bittersweet Symphony” and given the...
2019-05-24 01:48

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site...
2019-07-16 18:32

Walmart and the Bernie Sanders school of Chernobyl economics Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reminded us on Wednesday that he has about as much economic sense as President Trump has Twitter decorum. The socialist senator attacked Walmart as a company that "pays many of its employees starvation wages..."...
2019-06-06 04:00

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant and the ghostly abandoned town that......
2019-06-04 15:32

Chernobyl FX star DNEG plots blockbuster float A multi-Oscar-winning British visual effects house which has worked on films including First Man and Venom is preparing a blockbuster of its own: a London float that will value it at hundreds of millions of pounds....
2019-07-19 15:32

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
2019-05-28 13:16

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
2019-06-12 16:16

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular miniseries based on the events....
2019-06-15 15:32

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
2019-06-06 22:16

Chernobyl: horrifying, masterful television that sears on to your brain This breathtaking series throws us right into the hellish chaos of the nuclear disaster – and its terrors are unflinching and unforgettableAfter three of its five episodes aired, the miniseries Chernobyl found its way to the top of IMDB’s top 250 TV ...
2019-05-29 15:48

Memes are helping people process the horrors of HBO's Chernobyl Chernobyl, HBO’s gutting five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear disaster, has quietly grown in popularity in the aftermath of Game Of Thrones’ divisive final episode. With every episode, Twitter and Reddit’s digital thoroughfares flood with digi...
2019-05-30 00:48

The Communists Of Russia call for Chernobyl ban, lawsuit against creators Hot on the heels of the Russian government rebuking HBO’s Chernobyl and announcing it was developing its own series about the disaster, the Communists Of Russia, a Marxist-Leninist political party separate from the larger Communist Party Of The Russi...
2019-06-15 04:48

Russia hates HBO's Chernobyl, decides to make its own series We were huge fans of Chernobyl, HBO’s five-part miniseries about the 1986 nuclear reactor explosion. We weren’t alone, either; the series now has the—frankly, dubious—honor of being the highest-rated show on IMDb, having presumably bumped off The Sha...
2019-06-06 19:00

Chernobyl beats Game Of Thrones and Breaking Bad to top TV chart New TV series Chernobyl has quickly become the top-rated show on entertainment website IMDB, jumping ahead of long-running fan favourites shows such as Game Of Thrones, Breaking Bad and The Wire....
2019-05-24 22:32

Original Easy A writer developing new spin-off, possibly without Emma Stone Nearly a decade after Easy A turned Emma Stone into a star, Screen Gems has decided that it’s time to go back and do a sequel—or a “spin-off,” though that doesn’t seem like the right word (we’ll get to that later). This comes from Variety, which says...
2019-06-20 22:16

A new documentary about Toni Morrison puts a great American writer into context Calling Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ documentary Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am just a “biography” of the Pulitzer- and Nobel-winning novelist doesn’t properly describe what the filmmaker’s doing here. From the opening minute, the movie jumps straight...
2019-06-18 22:32

China Formally Arrests Australian Writer on National-Security Grounds China formally arrested an Australian writer on alleged national-security grounds, his lawyers said, advancing a case that has added to tense relations between Beijing and Australia....
2019-07-18 17:48

Legendary baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies after cancer battle Gerry Fraley, who spent three decades at The Dallas Morning News covering the Texas Rangers, baseball and other sports, died Saturday at 64.        ...
2019-05-25 18:48

A Writer Followed 3 Women’s Sex Lives for Nearly a Decade. The Result Is a Compelling Portrait of Desire “Express yourself, don’t repress yourself/ Express yourself, don’t repress yourself.” The opening lines from Madonna’s song “Human Nature” are pretty simple. And yet when it was released in 1995, the song was...
2019-06-27 21:16

Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap WASHINGTON (AP) — A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train is suing her publisher. Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior...
2019-06-09 03:32

Game of Thrones Writer to Consult on Lord of the Rings Prequel Series Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman has been tapped by Amazon Prime Video to work as a consultant on its in-the-works Lord of the Rings prequel series....
2019-05-22 12:48

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail A China-born Australian writer accused by Chinese authorities of espionage has been moved to a detention center in Beijing after six months of house arrest, paving the way for formal indictment, one of his lawyers said Friday....
2019-07-19 18:01

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting writer E Jean Carroll Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman in 1995 or 1996, potentially raping herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in the mid 1990...
2019-06-21 23:00

Batman and Mister Miracle writer Tom King joins Ava DuVernay's New Gods Warner Bros. tapping Ava DuVernay to direct a movie about Jack Kirby’s New Gods characters from DC Comics seemed like a surprising choice, if only because of how unexpectedly awesome it was, and now it looks like she’s brought in a bit of a ringer to...
2019-05-30 21:48

True-crime writer accused of making up interviews with serial killers A popular true-crime writer has been accused of making up interviews with many of the world’s most high-profile serial killers, including Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer and Charles Manson. Paul Harrison, 59, the author of more than 33 books, is a fo...
2019-07-16 14:48

Tanya Saracho and Mishel Prada on Vida and the value of an inclusive writer's room Starz’s vibrant comedy-drama Vida, one of our favorite shows of 2018, returns for its second season this Sunday. Ahead of its release, we sat down with creator and showrunner Tanya Saracho, and star Mishel Prada to talk about the show, the infamous “...
2019-05-21 14:38

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on ...
2019-07-14 18:32

Colombia: Rights experts condemn killing of reintegrated former rebel fighter, call for respect of peace process Against a backdrop of challenges in implementing the peace process in Colombia, six independent UN human rights experts condemned on Tuesday the killing of a former member of the FARC-EP guerilla movement, which they said constitutes a “violation” of...
2019-06-04 18:16

Chernobyl is still horrifyingly relevant – the lessons have not been learned | Natalia Antonova Watching the Chernobyl TV drama made me realise that the lies and political expediency that led to the tragedy still occurI was two years old and living in Kyiv when the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster happened. In spite of my grandfather’s fa...
2019-06-10 17:16

Ukraine plans to make Chernobyl an official tourist attraction For your next vacation, why not go nuclear. The area surrounding Chernobyl — the location of the most devastating nuclear accident in history — will be turned into an official tourist site, a report said. The president of Ukraine signed a decree on W...
2019-07-11 04:32

Why we love to binge on stressful shows like 'Chernobyl' and 'Black Mirror' Streaming services are currently full of shows that give viewers few reasons to be optimistic, such as Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Netflix's "Black Mirror," both of which depict futuristic dystopias that don't always seem all...
2019-06-22 17:16

Chernobyl and The Terror docu-dramas expose horror's many faces Stories of Chernobyl's nuclear meltdown and the doomed Franklin hunt for a North-West Passage terrify for very different reasons, says Chelsea Whyte in her latest column...
2019-06-27 19:00

'Chernobyl' finale sparks Emmy buzz for Jared Harris If the reaction to Monday night's "Chernobyl" finale is any indication, Jared Harris could be in the mix for this year's Emmy Awards for the first time since his acclaimed run on "Mad Men."...
2019-06-04 15:16

Chernobyl, Schrödinger’s Cat, and Telegram Terrorists: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Happy Sunday evening! Hopefully the events of the last week have been going better for you than YouTube, which spent an impossibly long time flailing around like a Wacky Waving Inflatable Arm Flailing Tube Man after refusing to remove videos of a con...
2019-06-10 19:32

Think HBO's Chernobyl Is Brutal? Check Out This Haunting Animation That Aired on TV in the 1950s HBO’s new miniseries Chernobyl has gotten a lot of attention for its gory realism. Radiation from a nuclear power plant disaster is brutal for the human body, to say the least. But the explicit nature of Chernobyl almost pales in comparison to some o...
2019-05-31 20:00

Chernobyl finale review – when the dust settles, it will be considered a classic The acclaimed Soviet drama signed off with a haunting episode that somehow found a speck of hope amongst the tragedy and decayA signature of Sky and HBO’s Chernobyl series has been its ability to tell the story of the doomed Soviet power plant throug...
2019-06-05 08:48

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
2019-05-23 13:32

A Former Vanity Fair Writer Criticizes the Handling of Her 2003 Profile of Jeffrey Epstein The arrest of the financier reopened old wounds in the world of magazine journalism, with the writer Vicky Ward accusing the editor Graydon Carter of having toned down an article....
2019-07-10 04:48

She’s Gotta Have It Writer Responds to John Boyega Regarding ‘Trash’ Black Brits Scene In the fifth episode of She’s Gotta Have It’s second season, titled, “SuperCaliFragiSexy,” Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) and her new lust interest Olumide “Olu” Owoye (Michael Luwoye) are chillin’ on the couch discussing Black British actors’ impact on...
2019-06-05 17:32

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
2019-06-22 03:16

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this weekend during which a conservative writer claims he was attacked by members of Antifa....
2019-07-01 19:48

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
2019-05-30 04:16

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
2019-07-01 16:16

Amazon orders comedy series from ‘Girls Trip’ writer Tracy Oliver Amazon has ordered ten episodes of a comedy series about the lives of four black women in New York City from Tracy Oliver, reported Deadline. Oliver, who is best known for her work in Girls Trip, Awkward Black Girl and teen drama The Sun is Also a St...
2019-07-09 14:48

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
2019-07-09 13:01

Creator Marta Kauffman on Grace and Frankie and building out a successful writer's room Grace And Frankie is one of Netflix’s most popular, longest running shows, largely thanks to the chemistry between Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda. At the helm of the hit show is showrunner and Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman. We recently sat down with...
2019-06-12 19:48

Mortal Kombat writer promises R-rating, ample chances for characters to "finish him" Once upon a time, the only way weirdo kids could only see violence onscreen was by sneaking into movies or playing Mortal Kombat, the video game that kept your terrified parents up at night. It’s nostalgic, honestly, to remember the days we huddled i...
2019-07-12 23:00

Baseball Writer Jonah Keri Arrested, Charged With Assault On His Wife [Updates] Baseball writer Jonah Keri, who works for The Athletic, Sportsnet, and DraftKings, was arrested Thursday and charged after an alleged assault on his wife, as reported today by CTV Montreal....
2019-07-20 00:00

Yang Hengjun: Australian writer detained in China expected to be charged, lawyer says Yang, who has been detained for six months, is expected to be charged with endangering national securityAustralian writer Yang Hengjun is expected to be formally charged with endangering national security, according to his lawyer. Yang, a Chinese pub...
2019-07-18 15:32

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
2019-06-11 10:16

Pose writer and director Janet Mock signs historic Netflix deal Janet Mock, a director, producer, and writer on FX’s Pose, just inked a three-year, multimillion-dollar deal with Netflix that allows the streamer exclusive rights to her TV series and a first-look option on feature film projects. As Variety notes, t...
2019-06-19 20:16

Kahaani Writer-Director Sujoy Ghosh on Making His Netflix Debut With Typewriter Typewriter, Netflix's next Indian original series from Sujoy Ghosh, is about a bunch of kids trying to capture a ghost that inhabits a haunted house in small-town Goa. Ghosh, Purab Kohli, and Palomi......
2019-07-12 02:16

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

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

Stephen King says it's 'impossible' to watch HBO's 'Chernobyl' without 'thinking of Donald Trump' Iconic author Stephen King expressed on Thursday that it's "impossible" to watch the HBO mini-series "Chernobyl" without thinking about President Trump. ...
2019-05-31 02:16

Chernobyl’s Cars Paint a Fascinating and Grim Picture Of Soviet Life At this very moment, the highest-rated television show on IMDb, beating out The Wire, Breaking Bad, the first few actually good seasons of Game of Thrones and other worshipped favorites is a bleakly terrifying mini-series about a nuclear disaster tha...
2019-05-31 18:01

D.C. writer who lost book deal for shaming transit worker sues publisher for $13M: report A D.C.-based writer who lost her book deal for shaming a black Metro worker opened a $13 million lawsuit against her publisher on Friday, according to a report....
2019-06-10 13:00

John Wick writer launches grappling hook over to Just Case video game adaptation The Just Cause video game series has always been built on unnecessarily dramatic stunts, allowing players to, say, destroy an enemy base by having protagonist Rico Rodriguez fly a fighter jet toward the base, then jump out and ride on top, then shoot...
2019-05-22 08:32

A New Toni Morrison Documentary Gives the World’s Greatest Living Writer Her Flowers, and Plants New Seeds Toni Morrison had to figure out a way to talk to Muhammad Ali. It was the mid-seventies and at the time, she was his editor, tasked with bringing his autobiography to the world. But Ali wouldn’t speak to her—deferring instead to whatever man was in t...
2019-06-22 01:32

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' writer, director Simon Kinberg takes blame for film's failure For Simon Kinberg, the buck stops here when it comes to the failure of "Dark Phoenix" to live up to the commercial and critical success of previous films in the "X-Men" franchise....
2019-06-17 00:16

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for ...
2019-06-03 22:01

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

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

Portland police release photos of suspects in violent Antifa clashes that injured conservative writer Authorities in Oregon released images of suspects involved in the Antifa-led attacks last weekend that injured several conservative demonstrators -- and at least one journalist -- as the head of Portland's police union told the city's mayor on Monday...
2019-07-02 18:00

Fellow writers, fans shocked and saddened by death of Christian writer Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans, who is known for her progressive Christian voice, died early Saturday morning after a brief illness, according to her husband.        ...
2019-05-21 18:32

This naked bar in the UK invites tourists to sip and strip It’s bottom’s up — and out — at this UK naked bar. The Coach & Horses, a historic Soho district pub, was recently granted a nudist license, giving its customers and bartenders permission to let it all hang out. The otherwise-very-traditio...
2019-06-04 19:16

Not-So-Great News For The Future Of Television: The Scene In ‘Chernobyl’ Where They Shoot All The Dogs Has The Highest TV Ratings Ever TV fans, prepare yourselves, because there’s some news that may be not-so-great for the future of televised entertainment as we know it: HBO has reported that the scene in Chernobyl where the Russian soldiers shoot all the dogs has broken all previou...
2019-06-04 21:48

Auto writer Davey Johnson took a motorcycle for a test drive in the Sierra Nevada last week. Now he's missing Automotive journalist Davey G. Johnson was last heard from Wednesday, when he told a friend he was going home after a test drive in the Sierra Nevada.        ...
2019-06-11 07:16

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03 14:00

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
2019-05-30 08:48

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
2019-07-15 18:16

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-12 03:48

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22 16:16

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
2019-06-12 12:16

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-04 18:00

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
2019-05-23 03:16

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai lake say photography sets offering everything from rare a...
2019-06-22 01:16

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-d...
2019-06-16 20:00

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03 15:32

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear ...
2019-06-18 19:48

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You m...
2019-06-19 05:32

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05 17:00

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egypt...
2019-06-20 13:32

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06 01:00

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat....
2019-06-05 21:00

Kim Kardashian stands by Kimono line despite appropriation backlash: I 'have deep respect' Kim Kardashian-West has no plans to change the name of her 'Kimono' shapewear line, despite being accused of being culturally insensitive.        ...
2019-06-28 20:32

Online casting search begins for the biopic 'Respect': Who will play young Aretha Franklin? An online casting search has begun for a singing actress to portray a young Aretha Franklin in the upcoming 'Respect' biopic starring Jennifer Hudson.        ...
2019-07-18 22:01

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-15 05:32

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki r...
2019-07-11 14:48

Over 400 Tourists Stranded For 4 Days Evacuated From North Sikkim Over 400 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district due to heavy rain and the resulting damage to roads....
2019-06-21 07:32

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
2019-05-21 17:32

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
2019-07-12 18:16

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-14 05:32

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
2019-06-14 22:48

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvani...
2019-06-06 00:48

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least four boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02 17:16

Blast injures at least 16 tourists on bus near Giza pyramid in Egypt At least 16 people riding a tourist's bus near the Giza pyramid in Egypt suffered non-life-threatening injuries in an explosion Sunday, according to authorities....
2019-05-21 14:48

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
2019-07-10 16:48

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
2019-06-24 02:16

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
2019-06-16 19:48

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05 08:01

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
2019-06-10 22:16

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
2019-06-16 19:32

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 10:32

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
2019-06-24 00:48

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scru...
2019-07-02 21:48

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts a...
2019-06-08 02:48

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
2019-07-15 20:01

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
2019-07-02 19:32

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
2019-06-22 03:32

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-08 14:16

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
2019-05-29 02:16

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08 09:00

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles ...
2019-06-04 23:16

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07 17:16

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12 14:48

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
2019-05-28 12:01

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07 22:16

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that...
2019-06-07 22:16

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific c...
2019-06-10 23:32

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
2019-07-20 15:00

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
2019-07-07 09:48

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband...
2019-06-08 02:48

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
2019-07-07 14:16

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, ...
2019-07-11 20:48

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02 23:16

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beiji...
2019-07-07 19:00

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
2019-07-19 21:32

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-08 02:32

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolickin...
2019-06-07 18:16

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
2019-06-19 07:48

BREAKING: One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03 22:16

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05 21:32

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
2019-07-12 18:16

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 milli...
2019-05-29 06:16

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12 08:48

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
2019-07-14 11:16

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
2019-05-21 16:16

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
2019-05-31 05:48

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
2019-06-14 10:16

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence A Moroccan court has sentenced three Islamic State supporters to death for the murder of two Scandinavian women who were beheaded while on a hiking trip in the High Atlas mo...
2019-07-18 19:32

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level h...
2019-06-28 10:16

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
2019-07-18 14:32

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

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

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

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

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-09 13:48

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 04:32

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
2019-06-21 19:48

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
2019-05-30 05:48

Seven killed in Hungary as boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on the Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30 09:00

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temp...
2019-07-03 11:01

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
2019-06-07 18:48

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high ...
2019-07-03 22:32

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08 09:48

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-04 00:16

Plan Meals With a Budget of $5 a Day Using This Site Almost half of American families don’t make enough money to regularly cover basic expenses like rent and food. A few years ago Leanne Brown made headlines with her book “Good & Cheap” which helps you plan recipes for the week working with a budge...
2019-07-07 21:32

Best free blogging site of 2019 Free blogging sites have come a long way in recent years, and it’s now easier than ever to create a professional-looking blog to share a hobby with likeminded people, express your opinions, and establish an online presence.These free blogging ...
2019-06-07 02:00

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13 01:48

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
2019-06-14 15:48

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
2019-06-22 19:32

Pennsylvania woman, 51, died in similar circumstances as three American tourists at Dominican resort a year ago The family of a Pennsylvania woman who was vacationing in the Dominican Republic last year says she died in her room at a resort that is part of a popular hotel chain where the deaths of three other U.S. tourists last month are under investigation....
2019-06-06 16:48

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

2nd fatal wreck near site of 1 that killed 8 in Mississippi JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff says a second fatal wreck has occurred this week near a small town in eastern Mississippi. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore tells The Associated Press that “there will be fatalities” from the wreck Wednesd...
2019-06-05 23:16

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at site in Lancashire Drilling at Preston New Road is last-ditch effort to convince regulators to relax safety rulesThe first company to drill for shale gas in the UK plans to restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire in a last-ditch effort to convince p...
2019-07-12 15:00

Search Amazon's Bestseller Lists on This Site “Search Best Sellers” is a shopping site that helps you find the bestseller lists for every product category on Amazon. As the site explains, while Amazon keeps a list for the most popular products in hundreds of categories, it doesn’t let you search...
2019-07-05 05:48

Google Search won't show more than two top results from the same site Google is rolling out a Search update aimed at giving you more options to choose from in the results page. The tech giant says the update is designed to deliver more site diversity, and that means you now usually won't get more than two top resu...
2019-06-07 18:48

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
2019-07-11 18:48

Boeing 747 dive site to open in August Bahrain hopes to attract divers with a new underwater theme park, which will include a sunken Boeing 747. Read more about the unusual attractions at the park, set to open the summer 2019....
2019-06-11 16:16

It’s not just you: Facebook confirms its site is having problems for many users If you logged into Facebook today, you may have noticed that the site is acting a bit wonky. Pages are slow to load and many images on individual profiles aren’t showing up. The issues above aren’t just exclusive to Facebook, however. Use...
2019-07-03 22:48

"I Floated Inside": Man Returns To Site Of UFO 'Abduction' Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker say that they were abducted by aliens in 1973. Now, the site of their 'abduction' in Pascagoula, Mississippi has got a historical marker....
2019-06-27 20:01

What's Area 51, and why is it so popular right now? 4 things to know about the top-secret site The top-secret military base known as Area 51 has long been a point of discussion for conspiracy theorists who believe the facility holds government secrets about aliens and UFOs....
2019-07-15 23:32

The Raspberry Pi 4 launch site runs on a Pi 4 cluster The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B has launched. It's a pretty big upgrade from the Raspberry Pi 3, with the company claiming that the device can provide "desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC systems." OK... but how does it perform as a serve...
2019-06-27 19:32

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
2019-07-18 23:16

'Chernobyl' recap: Final, horrifying episode features the radioactive political fallout The fifth and final episode of HBO's "Chernobyl" brings a search for the right villains for the disaster. A recap of the horrifying political fallout.        ...
2019-06-04 09:01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Unai Emery: I respect Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Europa League final decision but it's 'bad news' for Arsenal Unai Emery respects the "personal" nature of Henrikh Mkhitaryan's decision not to play in the Europa League final but concedes it is "bad news" for his Arsenal side....
2019-05-22 00:32

How to use Instagram's best features, which you might not even know about You can do more with Instagram than post pictures and see the photos other people publish. Here are a bunch of tips to use Instagram like a pro, from posting live video to sharing stories and using features like Boomerang....
2019-05-22 20:48

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook...
2019-06-04 20:48

Streaming sports site FloSports raises $47 mln, led by Discovery Live sports streaming service FloSports said on Monday that it raised $47 million from investors including current partner Discovery Inc. to grow its coverage of new and existing sports....
2019-06-04 00:00

Site, Design Of 100-Bed Pediatric ICU Finalised, Says Union Minister Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday said the site and design of a 100-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been finalised....
2019-06-23 23:48

The Latest: 40 evacuated after attack on Iraq Exxon site An Iraqi intelligence officer says 40 workers for the energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. have been evacuated from an oil-drilling site in southern Iraq after they came under rocket fire...
2019-06-19 16:16

Gay prisoners of Buchenwald remembered at Nazi camp site BERLIN (AP) — A ceremony has been held at the former site of Germany’s Buchenwald concentration camp to remember people imprisoned there because they were thought to be gay. The commemoration on Sunday was part of events in the nearby town of W...
2019-06-24 00:48

YouPorn offers ‘truly unique’ chance to propose on their site Their parents will be so proud! YouPorn, the adult entertainment website, is hoping to give one lucky lovebird the “truly unique” opportunity to propose to a significant other on the pornography-streaming platform. “Expectations for the most unique p...
2019-06-18 22:48

See When the Next Season of Your Favorite Show is Coming to Netflix With This Site At some point, we got into the habit of exclusively binge-watching shows at our house. While we do keep up with a handful of series as they’re airing, for the most part, we end up picking a show that has four or five seasons already available and the...
2019-06-16 21:16

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20 02:16

Lyrics Site Accuses Google of Lifting Its Content Genius Media Group says Google is lifting and republishing on its own platform the hip-hop and pop music lyrics found on Genius.com, resulting in a drop in traffic for the site....
2019-06-16 14:32

Climbers Flock to Uluru Before a Ban, Straining a Sacred Site A rush of visitors to the central Australia monolith ahead of an Oct. 26 deadline has brought an increase in trash, trespassing and illegal camping, officials say....
2019-07-11 16:16

3,000-year-old ‘Cheerios’ found buried at Bronze Age site Archaeologists discovered the remains of these cereal shaped rings, which look a bit like Cheerios, at a burial site in Austria -- and it could provide insight into what people liked to eat 3,000 years ago....
2019-06-08 01:32

Google's Tweaking Search Results So You Won't Get Bombarded With The Same Site Ever google something and the results are all from the same site? Google’s aiming to fix that with a Search update that will give users more site diversity. Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
2019-06-12 18:16

The Erzgebirge want UNESCO World Heritage Site status Silver, tin and uranium were mined here for over 800 years. Now the German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří has good chances of being awarded the UNESCO title. We look at Freiberg's long journey to World Heritage....
2019-07-06 07:16

More Turmoil at The Markup, a Tech Site Still in Beta Mode After the firing last month of the top editor, Julia Angwin, two other key members of the editorial team are out, said the site’s main donor, Craig Newmark....
2019-05-25 02:32

New restaurant at Da Silvano site feels construction squeeze Customers at fabled Italian trattoria Da Silvano’s sidewalk tables enjoyed colorful Greenwich Village people-watching for 41 years. But instead of perusing the passing parade, diners at new restaurant Avena, which replaced Da Silvano at 260 Sixth Ave...
2019-05-29 08:16

This site shows how much your favorite athletes make… but in Bitcoin Are you tired of checking the price of your cryptocurrency fortune every hour or so? We might have the perfect distraction for you: a website that shows the salaries of some of the world’s most popular athletes… but in Bitcoin. BitcoinSalaries source...
2019-07-09 12:32

Colorado Officials Consider Tearing Down Site Of Columbine Massacre Public education officials in Colorado are considering a plan to tear down and rebuild Columbine High School, saying the site remains a "source of inspiration" for potential gun violence 20 years......
2019-06-07 17:16

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Ch...
2019-06-13 01:32

Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch' begins on-site restoration Rembrandt's 17th century masterpiece "The Night Watch" begins restoration work on Monday in Amsterdam where visitors will be able to watch every step of the Rijksmuseum's biggest ever project....
2019-07-08 17:16

Woods primed for return to site of greatest performance Tiger Woods returns to the scene of his greatest performance for this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, no longer necessarily the man to beat but a definite threat to win his 16th major title....
2019-06-11 00:48

Delegation members ask Army to increase training at site PHOENIX (AP) — Members of Arizona’s congressional delegation are asking the U.S. Army to use a National Guard facility in Pinal County to meet a growing demand for training pilots who will fly U.S.-made Apache attack helicopters. A letter signe...
2019-06-12 22:01

YouTube Gaming will merge with main site after Thursday After almost four years, YouTube is closing its dedicated gaming portal and merging it with the main platform. It announced the move late last year, but missed the original March shutdown date. YouTube Gaming will cease to exist on May 30th; visitors...
2019-05-28 08:32

Popular social media site is a toxic dump A lake in Siberia nicknamed the Novosibirsk Maldives is a popular Instagram spot because of the appealing color of the water. It's also close to a Trans-Siberian Railway stop. The turquoise visage has a similar hue to oceans or seas you might se...
2019-07-11 17:32

Twitter is researching whether white supremacists should stay on its site Twitter has a longstanding problem with white supremacists on its platform, but is banning those racists the best option? Not necessarily, if you ask the social network. The company told Motherboard that it's researching how white supremacist...
2019-05-30 12:32

Waterloo hospital site to be dug up by team including UK veterans Archaeological dig will be first at building where thousands of Wellington’s men were treatedA group of 25 British and Dutch military veterans are to join the first excavation of the main field hospital established by the Duke of Wellington during th...
2019-06-27 19:48

Woodstock 50 loses site for anniversary music festival The owners of a site hosting a festival to mark the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock festival have pulled out, in the latest setback for the three-day event....
2019-06-11 04:48

Woodstock 50 loses NY site for anniversary music festival The troubled Woodstock 50 music festival on Monday lost the site of a planned anniversary event in August, the latest setback for the weekend marking the famed 1969 "peace and music" festival, but organizers said they were pursuing a new location....
2019-06-11 06:16

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding...
2019-06-30 07:32

Paris wants a ‘Princess Diana Square’ at site of her death PARIS (AP) — Paris City Hall wants to name a small plaza after Princess Diana, at the site of the 1997 car crash that killed the cherished British royal. The site is adjacent to the Alma Tunnel where the accident occurred. The plaza is currently name...
2019-05-31 10:00

T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon Starting today, T-dot is opening a self-serve sandbag site to help you prepare for Monsoon. The sandbag site is in the east parking lot of Hi Corbett field. The bags are included but you will have to bring a shovel. A second site is opening in the no...
2019-06-11 08:32

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
2019-07-18 01:32

| Aussies flock to Kiwi migration site after election The number of Australians making online queries about migrating to New Zealand has surged after conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison's shock election win, official data showes....
2019-05-22 01:16

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. ...
2019-06-15 03:32

New memorial dedicated at World Trade Center site The National September 11 Memorial & Museum dedicated an new memorial Thursday to honor anyone who developed an illness or died after being exposed to dust and smoke released in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-30 23:16

Fuerte De Samaipata - A Site of Ceremonial Carvings and Sacrifice The Andean nation of Bolivia has been home to a number of remarkable cultures, and as a result many archaeological sites remain in the country.  ...
2019-05-22 08:32

Bombardier opening new California rail-car assembly site Canada's Bombardier is opening a new facility in California that will assemble rail cars for San Francisco's rapid transit system by year's end, and potentially serve other West Coast rail projects....
2019-06-14 20:48

Twitter’s faster, redesigned site starts rolling out to everyone It took quite some time, but the new Twitter.com is finally here. Months after teasing parts of it, Twitter has announced that it is now rolling out its redesigned site globally, which will bring people a web experience that's faster, easier to ...
2019-07-16 03:48

Porn gaming site Nutaku has a hentai hot sauce — and you’d better believe I tried it Sometimes it’s hard to describe what a weird day is for me anymore. Shouting encouragement to my first robot vacuum named after a Jetsons character? Routine. Scripting a back-and-forth dialogue between two voices in my head over the merits of a PC ga...
2019-05-24 02:48

Jodrell Bank Observatory becomes world heritage site Unesco recognises Cheshire home of Lovell telescope for contribution to astronomical researchJodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, which has been at the forefront of astronomical research for decades, has been added to the Unesco world heritage list....
2019-07-07 22:32

NASA invites tourists to space station, while a Trump tweet casts doubt on his own administration’s moon plan Under the NASA plan, as many as two private astronauts per year could fly to the station and stay for up to 30 days, with the first mission coming as early as next year....
2019-06-08 06:48

7 dead, 21 missing as tour boat with South Korean tourists sinks in Hungary's Danube River Nineteen South Koreans and two Hungarian crew members missing. The party, with 30 tourists, two guides and photographer was on package tour of Europe.        ...
2019-05-30 17:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 supplies and led to refinery outages....
2019-06-04 19:32

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

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

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

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

"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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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