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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....

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action

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OJ Simpson’s Twitter debut sparks outrage and calls to action Simpson claims account, appearing after the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murder, will ‘set the record straight’OJ Simpson’s surprise Twitter debut, which came several days after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his...
2019-06-18 00:32

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

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

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

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

Mom sparks outrage by charging $85 to go to son’s birthday party Kids’ birthday parties are always expensive — but not usually for the guests. A British mom sparked outrage after charging other parents at least $85 to attend her son’s go-kart party, on top of demanding Amazon gift cards and a pic...
2019-08-12 19:32

Outrage at acquittals in rape cases sparks calls to fix Japanese law Miyako Shirakawa was a 19-year-old college student when she was raped by an older man. She said that when the attack started, her mind went blank and she froze up....
2019-06-10 05:48

| Sudan shuts schools as pupils' killing sparks outrage Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town....
2019-07-31 20:00

Killing of famous Namibia elephant sparks outrage among conservationists A 50-year-old elephant revered as an icon in Namibia was shot dead this week — sparking uproar from local conservation groups who claimed the animal was killed for no good reason. The male elephant, popularly known as Voortrekker, was a part of the r...
2019-07-03 19:48

Mika Singh's Performance At Karachi Wedding Sparks Outrage A performance by famous singer Mika Singh and his troupe at the wedding of a Pakistan-based billionaire's daughter, apparently close to former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharaff, has caused a......
2019-08-12 07:00

‘Straight Pride’ parade attempt sparks outrage in Boston BOSTON (WBTS) –  An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Bo...
2019-06-07 10:16

Indiana company sparks outrage with unscented ‘Ohio’ candle CLEVELAND (AP) — An Indiana company is raising the ire of its neighbors in the Buckeye State with its marketing of an unscented Ohio candle with the description, “Not much to see. Not much to do.” The candle is being sold online by Fort W...
2019-06-06 01:16

Navy captain’s death in custody sparks outrage in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition is denouncing what it calls the murder of a navy captain who died in custody after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro Corvette Capt. Rafael Acosta di...
2019-06-30 09:32

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
2019-07-22 22:32

| WATCH | Dog beaten after trying to take shelter in Mumbai building during rain sparks outrage A stray dog taking shelter from rain in a neighbourhood in Mumbai's Worli was brutally beaten by security guards last week. The incident has sparked massive outrage on social media....
2019-08-01 00:00

Trump's Thumbs-Up Pic With Orphaned Baby In Mass Shooting Sparks Outrage A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point......
2019-08-10 15:48

Home Office advice on trafficked women from Nigeria sparks outrage Trafficked women can return to Africa ‘wealthy and held in high regard’, says guidanceHome Office officials have provoked outrage by stating that trafficked women from Nigeria can return to the country “wealthy from prostitution” and “held in high re...
2019-07-01 17:32

Battle over brunch spot Woodland’s liquor license sparks outrage, racial tension A beloved Brooklyn brunch spot may soon be toast. For years, Woodland, a Caribbean-fusion restaurant located on a gentrifying stretch between Barclays Center and brownstone-heavy Park Slope, has racked up noise complaints from neighbors. On Wednesday...
2019-07-24 00:32

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, United Nations Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator Ursula Mueller asked the Security Council on Tuesday...
2019-05-28 19:00

California police defend placing ‘spit mask’ over boy’s head after video sparks outrage Sacramento attorney Mark T. Harris said he is considering a lawsuit on behalf of the youth and his mother against the city, the security guard, and an employee at a nearby restaurant who he said also helped detain the boy....
2019-05-24 05:16

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
2019-07-12 23:00

If we want to help migrants, it's time to move from outrage to action | Francine Prose We need to undo the spell of weird enchantment that allows us to ignore children locked in cages in front of our eyesHaving grown up just after the second world war, I’ve always wondered what I would have done if I’d known that Jews were being herded...
2019-07-03 11:01

YouGov survey ranking classic British food sparks outrage online as pork pies among least popular and sausage rolls not included A survey ranking Britain's favourite classic dishes has sparked outrage online after scotch eggs and pork pies were listed among the nation's least favourite foods....
2019-06-12 21:16

Outrage after swordfish 'stoned to death' by tourists on Greek beach Tens of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for tourists who were filmed throwing stones at a swordfish which later died to be punished....
2019-07-16 13:32

Venice, Budapest crashes renew debate on cruise ship safety, calls to restrict ships in Venice Venice environmental campaigners say the only legitimate response is an immediate ban on cruise ships from entering the lagoon.        ...
2019-06-04 20:16

Craigslist's Craig Newmark: 'Outrage is profitable. Most online outrage is faked for profit' The founder of the online classifieds site is a survivor from the era of internet optimism. He has given significant sums to protect the future of news – and rejects the idea his website helped cause journalism’s financial crisisAs the Craig in Craig...
2019-07-14 15:32

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
2019-07-04 19:48

Tornadoes tear through Amsterdam and Luxembourg Europe is not as known for tornado touchdowns as the United States, but areas can see a flurry of activity each time an upper-level low swings in from the northwest....
2019-08-11 09:16

1st direct KLM flight from Amsterdam arrives in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials in Las Vegas are marking the start of direct KLM Royal Dutch Airlines service from Amsterdam following the arrival of the first scheduled flight. A water arch ceremony greeted the Boeing 787-9 from Amsterdam Airport Schipho...
2019-06-07 00:32

180 flights cancelled at Amsterdam’s airport over fueling Thousands of passengers flying to and from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport faced delays and cancelled flights Wednesday due to problems refueling planes at the busy European aviation hub...
2019-07-24 21:16

EasyJet, KLM investigating after planes smack into each other in Amsterdam Two planes smacked into each other in at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and now KLM and EasyJet are investigating the same question: What happened?       ...
2019-07-10 00:32

Cboe Announces Plans for New Venue in Amsterdam LONDON – 3 July 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced plans to establish a new venue in Amsterdam to ensure the company is well-positioned to continue to s...
2019-05-21 15:16

Public transport strike: Delays at Amsterdam’s airport BRUSSELS (AP) — Amsterdam’s busy Schiphol Airport is warning passengers about likely delays due to a nationwide public transport strike. Most Dutch buses, trains, trams and ferries lay idle Tuesday as unions held a one-day strike as part of a c...
2019-05-28 11:48

Amsterdam’s Stedelijk modern art museum names new director The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam says it has appointed Rein Wolfs as its new director, replacing Jan Willem Sieburgh, who filled the prestigious role on an interim basis after the previous director quit...
2019-06-07 19:16

Amsterdam mayor considers closing red-light district City’s first female mayor aims to tackle human trafficking, fraud and money launderingAmsterdam’s first female mayor is considering closing down the city’s famous red-light district due to the conditions endured by the sex workers behind its windows....
2019-07-04 12:32

Amsterdam: Male sex workers occupy red light district Traditionally home to female and transgender prostitutes, activists hope the neighborhood's famous windows can be opened up to all sex workers. The equality campaign is part of Amsterdam's Gay Pride festival....
2019-08-03 14:16

Walking tours in Amsterdam's Red Light District in jeopardy Tours of Amsterdam's Red Light District are scheduled to end in 2020. But the Prostitution Information Center says that's a bad idea and is fighting the ban....
2019-05-31 20:00

Two planes collide at Amsterdam airport causing delays EasyJet service to London and KLM flight to Madrid collided while reversing from gatesTwo planes have collided at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport, causing hours of delay for hundreds of passengers.An easyJet Airbus A320 bound for London and a KLM Boeing...
2019-07-09 16:32

180 flights canceled at Amsterdam's airport over fueling Thousands of passengers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport suffered delays and canceled flights Wednesday because of problems refueling planes.       ...
2019-07-25 04:16

Amsterdam Holocaust memorial to go ahead despite pushback from residents A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed....
2019-07-10 17:00

'We need freedom': Sehaq, the party space for Amsterdam's queer refugees As well as contending with racism, queer refugees face homophobia and transphobia – even from their fellow refugees. One Dutch group is trying to carve out a safe spaceAt the dinner table, conversations bubble around people as they tuck into a three-...
2019-07-31 18:16

LGBT pride parade in Amsterdam features boats as floats Tens of thousands of spectators are lining one of Amsterdam’s main canals to watch a flotilla of decorated boats make their way through the historic waterway as part of the Dutch capital’s nine-day pride festival...
2019-08-03 16:16

Amsterdam sex workers lukewarm about plans to reform Red Light District Mayor Femke Halsema is seeking to place new restrictions on the neighborhood to combat the excesses of mass tourism. The women of De Wallen, however, are concerned about their livelihood and their safety....
2019-07-05 04:48

Amsterdam’s first female mayor plans to revamp red-light district In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalized prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema suggested stopping the practice of sex workers standing on display in window-fronted rooms entirely....
2019-07-03 18:00

Amsterdam Canal Pride parade celebrates Stonewall anniversary One of Europe's biggest annual Gay Pride parades kicked off on the canals of Amsterdam on Saturday, with over 500,000 visitors from around the world expected to cheer on 80 boats representing a wide variety of organizations from the LGBTI+ community....
2019-08-03 19:32

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
2019-07-05 02:48

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
2019-07-04 01:16

Why Venice floods every year Venice is nicknamed "The Floating City" because of its annual floods. At times, almost 75% of Venice can be flooded. So why does the Italian city flood every year? Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:You can dip your entire body in th...
2019-07-14 07:48

On Anne Frank’s 90th Birthday, Her Childhood Friends Meet With Students in Amsterdam (AMSTERDAM) — For Jacqueline van Maarsen, attending Anne Frank’s 13th birthday party in 1942 was a welcome distraction from the grim reality of life in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam during World War II. Enjoying movies and cookies at Anne’...
2019-06-13 04:16

Unwelcome guests: moped riders protest as Amsterdam drives them from bike lanes Dutch capital steps its pro-cycling reputation up a gear with new regulations – and not everyone is happyConvoys of mopeds speed down Amsterdam’s bike lanes, beeping their horns and flouting their bare heads. This isn’t some strange Dutch festival, t...
2019-06-04 09:00

Put Off by Venice’s Crowds? Try the Oasis Next Door Should tourism be limited in overcrowded European cities? The author ponders the issue as he explores Treviso, Venice’s quieter neighbor, where canals also flow....
2019-06-10 11:32

The race to stop the death of Venice Venice is straining under the huge numbers of visitors that flock to see its canals and architecture. The Italian city has plans to restrict them, but will these measures allay fears it will become a theme park?...
2019-06-16 04:48

Tornadoes strike Amsterdam, Luxembourg, leaving several hurt as wild storms slam Europe Nearly two dozen people were injured after a tornado ripped through the southern part of Luxembourg on Friday while another twister swept through Amsterdam as severe storms rocked northern Europe. ...
2019-08-12 14:32

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol delays: Flights to and from Netherlands face disruption over refuelling problems More than 250 flights to and from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam have been cancelled because planes cannot be refuelled after the fuel system collapsed....
2019-07-25 07:16

Venice protests against huge cruise ships After a 275-meter cruise ship crashed into a tourist boat, Venice residents have demanded that the giant vessels stay away. The issue of cruiseliners sailing Venice's Giudecca Canal has long been a point of tension....
2019-06-08 22:16

Venice to restrict huge cruise ships Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center, in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
2019-08-09 03:00

Pearls of parenting wisdom, unearthed in Venice I wanted to tell my kids that the things you treasure — pearls, breasts, a marriage — can disappear any time. All that matters is that you keep moving forward....
2019-05-24 17:00

5 injured in Venice in cruise ship collision A towering cruise ship rammed into a dock and a tourist riverboat on a busy Venice canal on Sunday morning, injuring five people, officials said. The collision sparked new calls for placing restrictions on cruise ships in the famed city. (June 12) &...
2019-06-03 18:16

Morning Coffee Results in a $1,000 Fine and Expulsion From Venice Two German tourists set up a travel stove by the Rialto Bridge, one of the city’s main landmarks. The move fell afoul of rules to preserve “decorum” in the city center....
2019-07-20 15:32

Venice Cruise-Ship Crash Spurs Drive to Ban Them After a towering cruise ship crunched into a Venice pier and a smaller boat on June 2, locals reignited calls for the government to ban the vessels from the heart of the historic city, and the tourism minister says he will have a solution by the end ...
2019-06-19 14:32

Our pick of Venice Biennale 2019's most scientific artworks Venice’s Biennale is colourful, brash, and full of experiments. But in the end, it’s about the trickiness of learning to live with our digital creations...
2019-05-21 15:48

Cruise Ship Slams Into Dock in Venice, Injuring at Least 4 A colossal cruise ship crashed into a smaller tourist boat and a dock in Venice on Sunday, injuring at least four tourists. Footage of the collision shows an approximately 900-foot-long MSC Opera blaring its horns and failing to slow down as it appr...
2019-06-03 01:32

American among injured in Venice cruise ship crash Shocking video shows tourists toppling from a sightseeing boat after it was rammed by a runaway cruise ship trying to dock in Italy’s Venice canal Sunday — with one of the victims an American. The MSC Opera cruise liner repeatedly blows its hor...
2019-06-03 01:16

Cruise Ship Rams Into Venice Wharf, Injuring at Least 4 The vessel plowed into a smaller boat on the Giudecca Canal, reigniting a debate about the dangers of allowing giant liners to pass through the lagoon city....
2019-06-02 16:48

Venice Beach Souvenirs: A Discriminating Shopper's Guide Beachcombing in Venice, Calif., isn’t about the seashells. From a bespoke surfboard to mind-altering matcha, consider these updates of classic keepsakes....
2019-07-06 01:16

Banksy sets up art display at Venice Biennale, gets kicked out Famously anonymous British artist Banksy may have set up shop unannounced at the Venice Biennale arts exhibition — and was booted from the piazza because he didn’t have a permit. Video was posted Wednesday to Banksy’s verified Insta...
2019-05-23 20:16

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
2019-06-08 23:48

Venice cruise ships could be rerouted from city centre next month Italian minister proposes plan for diverting a third of big ships to other ports by next yearItaly’s transport minister has proposed a plan for diverting massive cruise ships from Venice’s historic centre, with a view to rerouting a third of the vess...
2019-08-08 15:16

Massive Ocean Liner Appears from the Fog and Almost Crashes Into a Venice Dock The Giardini della Biennale is a parkland area of Venice, Italy, that was created by none other than Napoleon Bonaparte, and is known for the Venice Biennale Art Festival and the many cats that prowl around there. What it’s less known for are massive...
2019-07-09 03:16

Watch a Massive Cruise Ship Wipe Out a Venice Dock Well, I can go ahead and add “giant cruise ship hauling ass directly toward me while I gaze over the ocean from a dock” to the list of things I need to be unreasonably afraid of. And I’m sure everyone who was standing on this dock in Venice while 65...
2019-06-03 21:32

Huge cruise ship in Venice hits quay and boat The ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat, according to Italian media. At least two boat passengers sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02 15:48

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat in Venice The MSC Opera, a cruise ship with around 2,150 passengers and 700 crew members, lost control while docking in a canal in Venice, Italy, plowing into a tourist boat Sunday....
2019-06-02 15:32

Watch: Cruise Ship Being Towed Nearly Hits Yacht In Venice A cruise ship narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels....
2019-07-08 14:16

Cruise ship collides with tourist boat at Venice dock Cruise ship MSC Opera couldn't stop its momentum at dock on the Giudecca Canal; at least five injured.        ...
2019-06-03 19:32

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

Banksy: Street artist credited with fringe Venice Biennale artwork A video posted on the Instagram account of the ever-elusive British artist Banksy documents a new installation showing a controversial huge cruise ship docking in Venice's lagoon. It appears to be the artist's own work....
2019-05-23 21:32

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
2019-05-21 18:48

Cruise ship crashes into tourist boat in Venice, injuring five people Ship strikes dock and tourist river boat on busy canal in Italian cityA cruise ship has struck a dock and a tourist river boat on a busy canal in Venice. Italian media report that at least five people have been injured in the crash.The collision happ...
2019-06-02 12:32

Out-of-control cruise ship plows into tourist boat, dock in Venice A towering runaway cruise ship rammed into a sightseeing boat on Italy’s Venice canal Sunday morning — just days after a similar crash left 28 feared dead in Hungary. Video shows the luxury MSC Opera unable to stop and repeatedly blaring ...
2019-06-02 18:16

Venice to stop huge cruise ships from docking in its historic center Venice is to start rerouting cruise ships away from its historic center lagoon in a victory for residents tired of the enormous vessels towering over the city's skyline....
2019-08-08 23:16

Calls to restrict cruise ships in Venice follow canal crash MILAN (AP) — Cruise industry officials have long insisted ship accidents wouldn’t happen in Venice’s busy Giudecca Canal. They said guiding tugboats and technology would ensure safety. The 65,500-ton cruise ship that crashed into a much s...
2019-06-03 19:48

Venice asks other ports to help find solution to cruise ship problems Italian city’s port authority asks eight other port cities to ‘join forces’ to combat problemVenice’s port authority has called on Europe’s most popular cruise ship destinations to close ranks in tackling the dangers posed by massive vessels.The appe...
2019-08-04 09:32

HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ is just trolling us with ‘penis outrage’ now At this point, it’s clear: HBO’s racy teen drama “Euphoria” is trolling. The show, which stars Zendaya and follows the drug and sex filled lives of teens in Los Angeles, first caused outrage over a locker room scene that appeared in last week’s episo...
2019-07-01 08:16

"We Didn't Cause It," Tweets CIA After #InstagramDown Outrage Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook users around the globe reported problems accessing and using the social media platforms on Wednesday. As netizens across the world vented their frustration on Twitter,......
2019-07-04 08:16

Venice mayor urges Unesco to place city on world heritage blacklist Luigi Brugnaro says he has no faith in Italy’s government to resolve cruise ship problemThe mayor of Venice has urged Unesco to place the city on its world heritage site blacklist as he lambasted Italy’s transport minister for failing to endorse a pl...
2019-06-20 17:00

Nate Parker to premiere movie at Venice film festival after rape controversy The actor and director, who has been absent since a sexual assault charge resurfaced, will premiere American Skin with Spike LeeActor-director Nate Parker will premiere his film American Skin at this year’s Venice film festival, three years after he ...
2019-08-07 18:32

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Giant cruise ship narrowly misses yacht in Venice A giant cruise ship very narrowly missed a yacht while being towed out of Venice late Sunday, just a month after a collision there renewed the controversy over the giant vessels....
2019-07-08 17:32

Venice film festival to open with Kore-eda's The Truth, starring Catherine Deneuve The movie from the award-winning director is described as a ‘poetic reflection on the relationship between mother and daughter’The Truth, the new film from multi-award-winning Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda, will open the 2019 edition of the Ven...
2019-07-18 15:32

Cruise Ship Loses Control In Venice, Slams Wharf And Tourist Boat A massive cruise ship lost control as it docked in Venice Sunday, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat after suffering an engine failure....
2019-06-02 22:32

Cruise ship rams tourist boat in busy Venice canal, four hurt A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie."...
2019-06-02 15:32

Cruise ship rams into tourist boat, dock in Venice leaving several injured Several people were injured after a towering, out-of-control cruise ship crashed into a tourist river boat and dock Sunday morning in Venice as tourists ran in panic as a ship's horn blared....
2019-06-02 17:00

‘Nuts! Out of control. Do something!’: American robocall outrage It was 3 a.m. when the phone rang. But it wasn’t an emergency — it was a robocall, and it enraged one resident of Marietta, Pennsylvania, enough to fire off a profane complaint to the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC received 232,000...
2019-05-29 06:00

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of stoking racial divisions while he said "hate has no pla...
2019-08-05 05:48

Cuomo may push for MTA changes as overtime outrage grows Facing a growing storm of outrage over an overtime scandal, Gov. Andrew Cuomo opened the door Tuesday to possibly demanding work rule changes from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s unions as part of upcoming contract talks. “The contract ha...
2019-05-28 23:48

King Tut sculpture sold at Christie's despite Egypt's outrage A 3,000-year-old sculpture of Tutankhamun was auctioned off by Christie's for nearly $6 million, despite Cairo calling on the UK government to stop the sale. Egypt claimed the relic was illegally taken from the country....
2019-07-05 04:48

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as if it’s pulling itself apart....
2019-05-21 14:38

After international outrage, veteran to keep home that was auctioned over $236 tax bill Disabled veteran Jim Boerner, whose Mesa mobile home was seized and sold at auction, will get to stay under new deal.        ...
2019-07-21 01:48

Attackers Sentenced in Case That Sparked Outrage in India An Indian court convicted three men of raping and murdering an 8-year-old Muslim girl in a Hindu temple and sentenced them to life in prison in a case that shocked the country and prompted protests over how it was handled last year....
2019-06-10 17:00

Venezuelan Naval Officer's Death Provokes Outrage The death of a Venezuelan naval officer who was in custody after being accused of plotting against President Nicolás Maduro has sparked global condemnation, with the Trump administration saying he died as a result of the leftist regime’s efforts to k...
2019-07-02 02:48

Venice moves to limit cruise ships in city center after June collision, near-miss in July Starting in September, some cruise ships will be redirected to dock at other terminals in the Venetian Lagoon. Five were hurt during a June collision.       ...
2019-08-09 21:32

Amsterdam mulling over 'fundamental' changes to red light district Amsterdam is proposing "fundamental" changes to its famed red light district to ensure the rights of sex workers, prevent crime and reduce nuisance.       ...
2019-07-03 16:48

How a climate of outrage persecuted 2 women who refused to take down Brett Kavanaugh In what was one of the most brutal Supreme Court confirmations in American history, Brett Kavanaugh was accused of the attempted sexual assault of a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Christine Blasey Ford, when he was 17. The hearings in September 2018 became ...
2019-07-06 19:16

Outrage after music festival charges half for people of color A Detroit music festival has sparked outrage by offering half-price tickets to “people of color” — with at least one biracial artist pulling out in protest. The AfroFuture Fest has early-bird ticket prices of $10 for POC (“peo...
2019-07-08 01:16

Trophy hunter whose giraffe photo sparked outrage says he was ‘delicious’ The Kentucky hunter who ignited widespread outrage with photos posing with the body of a rare black giraffe says she’s “proud” of her trophy kill — which by the way, made fabulous pillows and tasted “delicious.” “It’s a...
2019-06-07 20:48

"Heartfelt Apologies": Zakir Naik After Outrage Over Remarks In Malaysia Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion, a day after being questioned by the......
2019-08-20 22:32

Shocking Photo Of Couple Kissing Next To Hunted Lion Causes Outrage A shocking photograph that is going viral online shows a couple kissing next to a lion they hunted. Darren and Carolyn Carter, a trophy hunting couple from Canada, posed for the picture in South......
2019-07-16 20:00

Outrage over Arizona black teen's stabbing death A 17-year-old black youth was killed at a Phoenix-area convenience store. A white man charged with first-degree murder said he felt threatened by the teen's rap music. A defense attorney says the suspect is mentally ill. (July 10)   ...
2019-07-10 16:48

The Fiver | Online outrage that was bizarre even by the standards of social media Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Having come an offside micro-sliver of boot leather and yet another missed penalty from forcing extra-time against the tournament favourites, England’s Lionesses were ultimately declawed in their Wom...
2019-07-03 18:00

| Sudan talks cancelled as teenagers' killing triggers outrage Sudanese protest leaders cancelled planned talks with the country's ruling generals as hundreds of schoolchildren demonstrated in Khartoum against the shooting dead of five pupils at a rally....
2019-07-31 20:00

Pakistan PM suspends police amid outrage over child's murder Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has suspended police accused of being slow to investigate the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old girl in a case that has sparked national outrage, a minister said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 19:00

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they finally can beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leapt into the debate over border policy — live-streaming their trips to detention facilities, calling for the ouster of Department of Homeland S...
2019-07-04 00:16

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman ...
2019-08-16 13:48

Outrage After Viral Video Shows Restaurant Employee Bathing In Kitchen A man has lost his job after a video surfaced showing him bathing in the kitchen of a restaurant he worked at. He was an employee of the American fast food restaurant chain Wendy's....
2019-05-30 13:32

Outrage after police threaten family over four-year-old taking doll from shop Phoenix mayor apologises saying video makes her ‘sick’Police investigate and family makes $10m civil claimThe mayor of Phoenix, Arizona, has apologised after video footage emerged showing police officers pointing their guns and threatening to shoot a...
2019-06-17 00:00

Hollywood blockbuster that satirizes killing of ‘deplorables’ causes outrage: ‘Demented and evil’ A controversial movie about privileged vacationers hunting “deplorables” for sport is reportedly ruffling feathers more than a month before its scheduled release and after tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio....
2019-08-08 04:00

Killer of 16-year-old New York girl in 1980 released on parole despite outrage A New York man convicted of brutally murdering a 16-year-old girl in 1980 was released from prison Monday despite outrage from community members and criticism from the state's former governor....
2019-07-10 08:00

Outrage as Trump delays putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill until 2026 As a candidate Trump called planned replacement of Andrew Jackson with anti-slavery activist ‘pure political correctness’Donald Trump’s administration is facing criticism for delaying a move to put the anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman on the $20 ...
2019-05-23 21:16

‘Heads must roll’: Outrage at how high-security jail could let Jeffrey Epstein die “Every single person in the Justice Department — from your Main Justice headquarters staff all the way to the night-shift jailer — knew that this man was a suicide risk, and that his dark secrets couldn’t be allowed to die with him,” Nebraska Sen. Be...
2019-08-11 17:00

I stopped kissing my sons after the David Beckham ‘outrage’ | Romesh Ranganathan I’m a kissy, cuddly dad. But I don’t want to embarrass my boysMy childhood memories are filled with hugs and kisses from both my mum and dad. My mum has a thing about kissing you an odd number of times: if she kisses you once, all good, but if she ki...
2019-06-15 08:48

Videos of NYPD officers doused with water on the beat are sparking outrage New York City law enforcement officials are expressing outrage over a pair of videos in which men are seen to be dousing on-duty officers with buckets of water — and in one instance hitting an officer in the head — during the city's recent heat wave....
2019-07-24 07:32

Three sisters who killed abusive father charged with murder in Russia. Outrage ensued The Khachaturyan sisters were charged last month with premeditated murder in a case that has shone a light on the Russian justice system.        ...
2019-07-05 17:16

YouTube exec apologizes for calling police on a black man outside his San Francisco building after outrage A white YouTube executive who faced a social media backlash after calling the police on a black man outside his California residential building issued a statement Tuesday apologizing and trying to explain his actions....
2019-07-10 22:01

Taylor Swift's outrage over Scooter Braun: Will it change the music industry? Taylor Swift ignited a social-media fire over her music catalog ending up in enemy hands. Will her fury change the music industry? Maybe not.        ...
2019-07-04 05:16

Trump doubles down on ‘go back’ tweets amid outrage, calls on ‘Radical’ reps to apologize President Trump doubled down Monday after taking heavy fire for inflammatory tweets calling on Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to where they came from -- even though most of his intended targets were born in America -- as he called on those sam...
2019-07-15 17:00

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Owner of SoulCycle and the Miami Dolphins faces outrage and calls for boycott over Trump fundraiser The billionaire owner of Equinox is planning a high-dollar Hamptons fundraiser for President Donald Trump, leading to calls for a boycott of the luxury gym and its associated businesses SoulCycle and Blink Fitness....
2019-08-08 14:48

Outrage in Hong Kong as Extradition Plan Exposes Deep Fears of China’s Rule Petitions have drawn support from lawyers, teachers and even anime fans. Groups say the plan could hurt Hong Kong’s reputation as an international business hub....
2019-06-07 20:00

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
2019-05-31 23:48

YouTube ends monetization of conservative commentator Steven Crowder's channel after left-wing outrage In an abrupt reversal amid an ongoing online firestorm, YouTube announced Wednesday that it would block conservative commentator Steven Crowder from making any money on videos he uploaded to the site....
2019-06-06 06:48

Nate Parker attempts comeback with new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker will debut his first film since a rape allegation from his past derailed his Nat Turner biopic "The Birth of a Nation."        ...
2019-08-07 22:32

Hong Kong protests: Violent clashes break out on handover anniversary amid extradition bill outrage Hong Kong has been blighted by violent clashes again after protests broke out on the anniversary of its handover to Chinese rule amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-07-01 08:16

Nate Parker to debut new film at Venice Film Festival Nate Parker’s attempted comeback will begin at the Venice Film Festival with the premiere of his first film since a rape allegation from Parker’s past derailed the release of his Nat Turner biopic “The Birth of a Nation.”...
2019-08-07 21:32

Roman Polanski’s New Film Will Compete at Venice Film Festival The latest movie from the director, who fled the United States in 1978 while awaiting sentencing for statutory rape, deals with a famous miscarriage of justice, the Dreyfus affair....
2019-07-31 18:00

Countries with hardly any 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 ...
2019-08-16 16:48

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-24 17:16

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

Target's Vineyard Vines collection is being sold for double the original price on Ebay and Facebook after some customers expressed outrage at how quickly stock ran out Screenshot / Ebay / Benjamin Goggin Target started selling its Vineyard Vines collection over the weekend, and customers are complaining that certain styles and sizes quickly ran out. Many items can easily be located on resale platforms like Ebay an...
2019-05-21 14:48

Joe Pavelski Sparks the Sharks, Whether He’s on the Ice or Not After a terrifying crash to the ice in San Jose’s first-round playoff win, Pavelski needed staples to close a gash in his head and missed six games. His return has lifted the Sharks, and raised concern about brain trauma....
2019-05-21 14:38

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

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 20...
2019-08-14 07:32

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

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

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-31 20:16

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the pe...
2019-07-01 04:32

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the to...
2019-06-02 07:48

Ogwumike sisters lead Sparks to 77-70 win over Sun LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chiney Ogwumike scored 20 points on 7-for-11 shooting and her sister Nneka Ogwumike had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Connecticut Sun 77-70 on Friday night. Derek Fisher, who was named coach of t...
2019-06-01 09:32

Sparks close on 15-1 run, beat Dream 78-66 Nneka Ogwumike had 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt made six of Los Angeles' nine 3-pointers, and the Sparks closed on a 15-1 run to beat the Atlanta Dream 78-66 on Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-24 04:48

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
2019-07-22 19:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

‘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

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

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

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
2019-08-11 09:16

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

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

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

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
2019-08-01 15:32

The Impact of TV Ads on Stock Trading New research suggests that commercials can spark investor curiosity, leading to a slight boost in trading activity in the advertiser’s stock the next day....
2019-07-09 04:48

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chin...
2019-06-15 06:48

Singapore advertisement sparks 'brownface' controversy An ethnically Chinese actor who allegedly darkened his skin to portray characters of different races in an advertisement has sparked a "brownface" controversy in multi-ethnic Singapore....
2019-07-31 21:16

Ogwumike, Gray lead Sparks to 98-81 win over Mystics Nneka Ogwumike had a season-high 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Chelsea Gray had her first career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Washington Mystics 98-81       ...
2019-07-08 08:16

Helmetless Krug sparks Bruins with huge hit After tangling with Blues forward David Perron in the third period, Bruins defenseman Torey Krug lost his helmet and skated the length of the ice to deliver a huge hit on St. Louis rookie Robert Thomas in Boston's Game 1 win Monday night....
2019-05-28 11:48

Mitchell has 22 points, Mercury top Sparks 82-72 to end skid PHOENIX (AP) — Leilani Mitchell scored 22 points in her first start of the season and the Phoenix Mercury handed the Los Angeles Sparks their fourth-straight loss with an 82-72 victory Sunday. Briann January and DeWanna Bonner scored 15 points each, ...
2019-06-24 02:48

Ilsinho sparks Union comeback in 3-2 win over Red Bulls CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Il...
2019-06-09 04:16

Sparks spoil Lynx ceremony for Whalen 89-85 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 25 points, Chelsea Gray added 21 and the Los Angeles Sparks edged the Lynx 89-85 on Saturday, spoiling a special day for their rivals who retired the jersey of Minnesota native and star Lindsay Whalen. Gray c...
2019-06-09 03:32

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

German tourists perish in Alaskan glacier lake A German couple was among three people found dead in a glacial lake in Alaska. Local officials say chunks of ice falling from the Valdez Glacier may have knocked the tourists out of their boat and into the icy water....
2019-08-01 04:48

India orders students, tourists out of Kashmir for security Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
2019-08-04 03:16

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

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

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

Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Hundreds of Indian visitors and students are fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine “to curtail their stay” in the disputed territory, citing security concerns...
2019-08-03 23:16

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

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
2019-07-24 22:16

Jaipur protest demands end to use of elephants to carry tourists About 100 animals transport visitors along kilometre-long cobbled path to the city’s iconic Amber FortAnimal rights protesters took to the streets on bicycles in the Indian city of Jaipur on Sunday, demanding an end to elephants being used to carry t...
2019-08-12 01:00

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

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
2019-07-31 20:16

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

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

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

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

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after...
2019-07-24 20:16

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

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

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

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

Missing Canada teens now suspects in murder of tourists The two teenage boys who were first categorized as missing in northern Canada are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist and his American girlfriend, as well as an unidentified man whose body was found near the boys' abandoned flaming ca...
2019-07-23 23:32

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

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

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

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
2019-07-31 18:00

A New York Times article about the perfect workout for every 'wedding dress silhouette' sparked internet outrage, and health experts agree it perpetuates damaging body ideals Shutterstock The New York Times published an article Thursday on "The Perfect Workout for Your Wedding Dress Silhouette," including diet advice and a caution to avoid getting muscles that are "too wide." The Times later changed the headline and remo...
2019-08-10 10:16

Jeffrey Epstein death: US politicians and prison officials lead outrage and ask 'how was billionaire sex offender allowed to die in his celll?' The death of billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in his prison cell "raises serious questions that must be answered", the US attorney general has said....
2019-08-11 10:00

Jeffrey Epstein death: US politicians and prison officials lead outrage and ask 'how was billionaire sex offender allowed to die in his cell?' The death of billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in his prison cell "raises serious questions that must be answered", the US attorney general has said....
2019-08-12 00:32

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
2019-07-07 00:48

What’s the single typo that’s had the most impact on your life? From accidental clicks to mistaken keystrokes, we would like to hear how you have suffered or benefited from a typoUsing our thumbs at speed to send messages, make calls and browse online, more often than not we make mistakes. We have all been there:...
2019-06-11 14:32

5 ways sleep can impact your skin Getty/RF Sleep (or a lack of it) can greatly impact your skin. For starters, sleeping helps the body repair itself from damage and recover from inflammation. The National Sleep Foundation recommends that adults rest for seven to nine hours each nigh...
2019-06-08 00:48

Libya Fighting Has Erupted Again. Here’s the Oil Impact Amid fighting near the Libyan capital of Tripoli, the risk of oil-supply outages from the OPEC member remains high. The country has been in disarray since Muammar Qaddafi was ousted as head of state and killed in 2011. Oil output has surged in 2019, ...
2019-07-05 21:16

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

Greta Thunberg: ‘They see us as a threat because we’re having an impact’ The climate activist answers questions from famous supporters and Observer readers, with an introduction by Ali SmithGreta Thunberg. This time last year she was unimaginable. Then, pretty much from nowhere, there she was: small and slight, a girl jus...
2019-07-21 14:00

Gut bacteria: The surprising impact of viruses The role of gut bacteria in health and disease is complex. A new study examines the impact of bacteriophages, which are viruses that attack bacteria....
2019-06-14 12:16

Developing approaches: 8 industries AI could impact next Artificial intelligence technologies are spreading at a rapid pace into a variety of businesses and job types. What will come of the tech, and which industries will be heaviest impacted, however, remains unclear. When we look at where AI will be in t...
2019-07-05 11:48

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the amendment was not part of the political conversation at all. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
2019-06-07 12:32

Trump sparks NHS row as he promises 'phenomenal' trade deal Donald Trump has sparked a row after declaring the NHS must be "on the table" in talks on a post-Brexit trade deal between the US and UK - before later backtracking....
2019-06-05 00:32

Man with apparent rifle sparks chaos on Bronx bus: cops A man holding what was believed to be a rifle caused panic on a Bronx bus, injuring a 77-year-old woman, police said Sunday. The gunman boarded the back of a Bx15 bus just before 10 p.m. Saturday on 3rd Avenue and Tremont Avenue, cops said. The suspe...
2019-06-23 21:01

Killing of desert elephant sparks uproar in Namibia The killing of a 50-year alpha elephant bull in Namibia has caused an uproar in the southern African nation, with conservation and tourism groups accusing the government of authorizing the hunt for the animal without proper cause....
2019-07-02 22:00

| Tesla’s surprise $6 410 price cut sparks a rant from one devotee Soon after Tesla cleaved the cost of the Model 3, an owner on one of the company’s online forums started a thread with a tongue-in-cheek initial post: “Let the whining begin!”...
2019-08-05 02:48

Nicholas Sparks' 3 craziest plot twists Nicholas Sparks films tend to have crazy endings. Pegged to the release of 2015's "The Longest Ride," we rank the three wildest Sparksian plot twists.        ...
2019-06-20 22:48

‘Radiological hazard warning’ sent in error sparks confusion ATLANTA (AP) — A “radiological hazard warning” popped up on phone screens, crawled across television stations and blared from radios across Georgia. But the ominous warning that caused alarm Thursday morning was only a test and was never ...
2019-06-21 02:16

Parker, Ogwumike lead Sparks past Storm, 83-75 Candace Parker scored a season-high 21 points, Nneka Ogwumike added 13 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 83-75       ...
2019-08-05 01:32

Storm beat Sparks 84-62 in coach Hughes’ return EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd made a career-high five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Seattle beat the Los Angeles Sparks 84-62 on Friday night in Storm coach Dan Hughes’ season debut. The 64-year-old coach shared his cancer diagnosis b...
2019-06-22 09:00

Parker has 18 points, 9 rebounds as Sparks beat Aces 86-74 Candace Parker had 18 points and nine rebounds, Riquna Williams scored 18 points in her first start of the season, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 86-74       ...
2019-06-28 08:48

Emails show author Sparks objecting to pro-gay ‘agenda’ NEW YORK (AP) — Emails filed in an ongoing lawsuit show novelist Nicholas Sparks chastised a former headmaster at the private Christian school in North Carolina he runs for promoting a pro-gay “agenda.” Sparks denies he discriminates. The...
2019-06-14 02:48

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping tra...
2019-08-10 02:16

Beer-chugging Mayfield sparks rally for Indians Francisco Lindor and Jason Kipnis homered during Cleveland's five-run fifth inning, and the Indians beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 on Saturday night....
2019-08-04 13:16

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

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Rep...
2019-05-22 09:48

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
2019-07-15 19:48

Fifty bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Fifty young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on the last day of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday when the champion will walk away with a $50,000......
2019-05-30 13:01

Sixteen bright sparks vie for national spelling bee crown Sixteen young spellers, winnowed down from hundreds of contestants, will battle it out on Thursday night in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee when the champion will walk away with a $50,000 prize....
2019-05-31 07:16

Deadly police car chase sparks anger in Argentina Protesters rallied against police brutality in Buenos Aires after three teenagers and one adult died during a police car chase. Police officers had allegedly opened fire at a car, which then crashed into a truck....
2019-05-25 13:16

‘When They See Us’ sparks call to boycott Linda Fairstein books The explosive Netflix series “When They See Us,” which depicts in excruciating detail the so-called Central Park Five being railroaded by New York state into serving prison time for the rape and assault of the Central Park jogger in 1989,...
2019-06-03 22:16

WNBA favorite Aces top Sparks, 83-70, to start season LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Las Vegas Aces to an 83-70 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday in the season opener for both teams. The Aces, tabbed as the preseason favorite to win this yearR...
2019-05-27 09:16

German MP sparks row after proposing an end to first-class rail travel Co-chair of leftwing Die Linke party says move would reduce overcrowding and save energyA leading leftwing politician has sparked a row in Germany by proposing the rail operator Deutsche Bahn scraps first-class carriages to reduce overcrowding and im...
2019-08-16 13:48

Belgian king's meeting with far-right leader sparks controversy First such audience since 1936 comes after Vlaams Belang wins 18 seats in electionThe leader of Flanders’ far-right separatist party has had an audience with the king of Belgium for the first time in the modern political era.According to Belgian medi...
2019-05-29 15:48

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 05:16

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd ...
2019-07-13 13:00

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective...
2019-07-31 21:00

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

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

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
2019-07-23 08:16

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

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

‘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

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

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

Authorities identify 3 tourists found dead in Alaska lake Authorities have identified the three tourists found dead in the frigid waters of an Alaska lake this week — as officials said falling ice may have ejected them from their canoe. The bodies of a German couple, Dr. Albercht Paul Thomas Schroder-Schroe...
2019-08-02 17:32

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

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 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

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

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

Thousands of Indian students, tourists ordered to leave Kashmir Thousands of Indian students and visitors were fleeing Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after the government ordered tourists and Hindu pilgrims visiting a Himalayan cave shrine "to curtail their stay" in the disputed territory, citing security ...
2019-08-04 06:48

Three tourists found dead in frigid waters of Alaskan lake Three tourists were found dead on Tuesday in a boating accident in the glacial waters of an Alaskan lake, famous for its spectacular views, police said....
2019-07-31 18:32

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

Tourists evacuated from Greek island camp as wildfire rages A tourist camp and nearby houses on the island of Elafonisos, in southern Greece, have been evacuated for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds...
2019-08-11 17:00

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced ...
2019-08-12 06:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish...
2019-08-07 18:32

Albanian PM condemns 'barbarian' who chased tourists in viral video Tourism minister meets Spanish family after restaurant owner’s frenzied attackAlbanian authorities have moved to minimise the damage to the country’s reputation as an emerging tourist hotspot after a video of a furious restaurant owner pursuing a gro...
2019-08-20 21:00

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

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

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs....
2019-07-04 01:32

Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade The impact of humans on the world's oceans has doubled during the last ten years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara....
2019-08-14 01:48

How climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix it Revolutionising the way we use land could cut emissions, provide sustainable food and reduce povertyClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCHealthy land provides the food, timber and fresh water essential to humanity’s su...
2019-08-08 14:16

Jets’ odd war with Quinnen Williams may have major impact The Jets remain engaged in a contract standoff with first-round draft pick Quinnen Williams, who as a result may miss the beginning of training camp. The sides, according to sources, are haggling over the schedule for payment of Williams’ signing bon...
2019-07-24 02:48

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.       ...
2019-07-06 04:16

Severe thunderstorms, flooding to impact the U.S. Midwest Portions of the midwestern United States are expected to deal with rounds of thunderstorms, which may pose a threat for flooding, damaging winds, hail and even a tornado or two Monday into Monday night....
2019-08-13 13:48

New Tariffs Will Have Bigger Impact on Women's Clothing Than Men's The Trump administration’s next round of tariffs on Chinese imports will for the first time target an array of apparel, and the brunt of that will fall on clothing for women and girls....
2019-08-13 16:00

Fed's Bullard Wants to See Rate Cut's Impact Before Determining Next Move St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said it is too soon to say whether or when the central bank will need to cut rates because he wants to take more time to evaluate how a recent shift to ease monetary policy supports the economy....
2019-08-06 20:16

Heat wave outside has little impact on UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Officials say U.N. talks on tackling climate change made limited progress over the past 10 days, but key issues still need to be resolved by year’s end. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa noted Thursday that the meeting in Bonn,...
2019-06-28 00:48

FC Dallas overcomes 3-goal deficit to tie Impact Ryan Hollingshead scored in stoppage time and FC Dallas overcame a three-goal deficit to tie the Montreal Impact 3-3       ...
2019-08-18 05:48

The Younger Dryas Impact Debate - Is It Settled Yet? Asteroid Day this year, 30th June 2019, is exactly 111 years after the Tunguska impact event in Siberia, which destroyed an area of pristine forest the size of Tokyo. With blasted and burnt tree trunks leveled and stripped bare over such a vast area,...
2019-06-30 13:48

Trump-Xi meeting at the G-20 could impact the Fed's next move, economist says The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping at next week's G-20 summit could influence the Fed's next meeting, says the chief economist and head of research for Asia Pacific at ING, Rob Carnell....
2019-06-20 10:16

Huawei CEO says underestimated impact of U.S. ban, sees revenue dip Huawei Technologies Co Ltd's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei said the impact of a U.S. ban on the Chinese company was more severe than expected and warned that revenue would dip to around $100 billion this year and the next....
2019-06-17 13:48

How The China-USA Trade War Could Impact Game Hardware During the 1980s and 90s, Nintendo made its game consoles in Japan. Now, they are made in China and could get more expensive for American consumers....
2019-05-22 17:16

Russia's MTS weighs possible impact from U.S. move against Huawei Russia's biggest mobile phone operator MTS is evaluating the possible impact of U.S. sanctions against China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, Chief Executive Officer Alexei Kornya said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 14:32

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
2019-07-15 08:32

LeBron James may not be in NBA Finals, but he is making an impact LeBron James is not playing in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010, and it's noticeable to players and in overall viewership.        ...
2019-06-01 04:16

A Senator Wants to Have a Greater Impact. So He’s Leaving the Senate. Tom Udall, a veteran New Mexico Democrat, said he could do more to advance his progressive ideas by skipping another two years of relentless re-election fund-raising....
2019-05-25 20:48

Trump on mass shootings: My rhetoric has no impact on US Donald Trump has said his rhetoric "brings people together" following accusations that he stoked anti-immigrant sentiment in the run-up to mass shootings that left more than 30 people dead in Texas and Ohio....
2019-08-07 16:32

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
2019-06-13 17:48

Gun megastore plan in New Zealand's Christchurch sparks backlash: media New Zealand retailer Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, has aroused concern with plans for a mega store in the South Island city, media said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 06:00

| Tutankhamun sculpture's London auction sparks Egyptian outcry A 3 000-year-old head sculpture of an eternally-young Tutankhamun - the Egyptian pharaoh known as King Tut - goes under the hammer this week in London despite an outcry from Cairo....
2019-07-01 20:16

Wall Street bounces as Huawei reprieve sparks rally U.S. stock indexes rose in a broad-based rally on Tuesday, as Washington's decision to temporarily ease curbs on China's Huawei Technologies allayed concerns over a further escalation in trade war between the two countries....
2019-05-21 16:32

Chemical mix-up sparks evacuation of central London sports centre A mix-up with swimming pool cleaning chemicals sparked an emergency response at a Covent Garden sports centre with hundreds of people evacuated as acrid fumes filled the air....
2019-08-01 17:16

Bear falls onto deputy’s car, causing crash that sparks wildfire He “bearly” made it out alive! A California sheriff’s deputy miraculously survived a fiery wreck after a bear suddenly fell from an embankment onto his patrol car, causing it to roll over — and spark a wildfire that engulfed the veh...
2019-08-07 17:32

Fernando Alonso caused a "few sparks" at Toyota WEC team - Leupen Toyota World Endurance Championship team director Rob Leupen admits working with two-time Formula 1 champion Fernando Alonso meant "a few sparks", but insisted he was a good fit for the team...
2019-07-05 16:32

Trump's threat of new China tariffs sparks backlash from US retailers Industry warns of job losses and higher consumer prices after president targets another $300bn in importsUS retailers were lining up on Thursday night against Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on a fresh $300bn of Chinese imports in September, ...
2019-08-02 09:48

Facebook's anti-conservative bias audit sparks backlash A Facebook audit which found the company needs to do "significant work" to satisfy the concerns of conservatives has prompted a backlash from conservatives and liberals alike....
2019-08-21 03:32

Vintage Porsche race car sparks dual claims of authenticity A vintage Porsche built nearly 50 years ago has a doppelganger — and the owners of both cars claim theirs is the real deal. A racer and a collector are squaring off in Manhattan Federal Court over their competing rides, both 911 RSR prototypes. Porsc...
2019-07-21 02:00

Ivanka Trump's embrace of nature sparks cries of hypocrisy The president’s daughter shared photos of a vacation in Wyoming, causing blowback over her father’s poor environmental recordIvanka Trump shared a series of pictures on social media over the weekend of herself, husband Jared Kushner and their childre...
2019-08-20 21:00

Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" Sparks Influx in GLAAD Donations Taylor Swift's new music is making people feel--and do--good! Hours after the music superstar dropped a fresh tune called "You Need to Calm Down," GLAAD has seen an influx in......
2019-06-14 23:16

How to solidify your financial plan in case the trade war sparks a recession Ongoing trade tensions with China have many worried that the U.S. economy could be headed toward a recession. Here's how to adjust your plans before those fears become a reality....
2019-08-07 07:48

The market’s showing sparks of life with recent mergers, acquisitions While Main Street investors had some trepidation over their portfolios during the six-week-long pullback in the stock market, the pros see many positives. Sell-offs are a common corrective action, which is needed in order to move higher. The fact is,...
2019-06-16 07:00

Trump tweet sparks concerns that the US may raise tariffs on Europe U.S. President Donald Trump has accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies, raising fears that Washington will carry out repeated threats to impose tariffs on goods from the European Union....
2019-07-04 08:48

COLUMN-Boeing 737 MAX shareholders' lawsuit sparks law firm war: Frankel The battle between two law firms vying to lead a shareholder lawsuit against Boeing over its 737 MAX planes escalated in court on Friday, with one accusing the other of engaging in a campaign of "harassment" and "intimidation." Kahn Swick & Foti ...
2019-07-23 21:48

Trump's praise of Lewandowski for U.S. Senate sparks scrutiny of his lobbying President Donald Trump waded into an internal Republican fight in New Hampshire ahead of his trip there on Thursday, advocating that his former presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski seek the party's nomination for a U.S. Senate seat to chal...
2019-08-16 14:16

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
2019-08-19 20:32

Trash can fire sparks huge blaze in Washington Heights Flames and black smoke erupted in a pharmacy parking lot in Washington Heights on Thursday, video shows. A trash can went up in flames around noon in the Duane Reade lot near the corner of Dyckman Street and Post Avenue in Manhattan, an FDNY spokesma...
2019-07-04 23:32

Nicholas Sparks sorry for 'appearing intolerant' of LGBT pupils at his school After leaks showed him banning an LGBT club at the Christian school he co-founded, the novelist apologises for any hurt causedRomance novelist Nicholas Sparks has apologised for “potentially hurt[ing] young people and members of the LGBTQ community”,...
2019-06-18 19:48

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child sparks protests WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — Activists are planning to protest at a police agency in northern Utah after learning an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child will continue to work. Black Lives Matter in Utah founder Lex Scott said Thursday they ...
2019-06-14 02:48

Steve Smith's Ashes Run-Spree Sparks Don Bradman Comparisons Don Bradman and Steve Smith have been mentioned repeatedly in the same breath since Smith hit innings of 144 and 142 during Australia's win over England in the first Test....
2019-08-13 12:16

Germany rape case sparks debate on age of criminal responsibility Five boys aged between 12 and 14 held over ‘grave sexual crime’ in MülheimThe alleged rape of a woman by a group of teenagers in the Ruhr city of Mülheim has shocked Germany and sparked a debate about the age of criminal responsibility.Five boys – th...
2019-07-10 13:48

Uproar over Trump donations sparks fresh debate about disclosure Two red-hot controversies this week over donations to President Donald Trump are stirring fresh debate: Should the President's campaign contributors pay a price for his policies?...
2019-08-11 04:16

Nicaragua amnesty law sparks fear of whitewash over protest crackdown Nicaragua's government on Friday proposed an amnesty law that would free prisoners detained in protests against President Daniel Ortega, but which opponents fear will also limit scope to investigate the state for its crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-08 02:32

AMS sparks bidding war for Osram, shines spotlight on auto business Shares in Osram jumped after Austrian sensor maker AMS triggered a bidding war for the German lighting group, saying it was ready to trump Bain and Carlyle with a cash offer valuing the company at 4.3 billion euros ($4.8 billion)....
2019-08-12 15:00

String of transgender women killed in Dallas sparks FBI probe A woman who died as result of “homicidal violence” in the city Dallas became the third transgender woman killed in the area within 8 months — sparking an FBI probe, cops said Monday. The body of Chynal Lindsey, 26, was pulled from a lake ...
2019-06-04 08:48

'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

Germany: Rape case sparks debate on age of criminal liability Three 14-year-olds and two 12-year-olds are the main suspects linked to the rape of a woman in the city of Mülheim. The case has sparked a debate about when children should be held criminally responsible in Germany....
2019-07-09 13:01

Sparks from rancher’s hammer ignited California’s largest wildfire Sparks from a metal hammer used by a rancher trying to plug a wasp’s nest were responsible for igniting the largest wildfire in California history, officials said. The fire was started by accident on July 17, 2018, in Mendocino County before sp...
2019-06-07 20:48

Historic Kazakhstan election sparks hope for a taste of democracy There is a sense of excitement about the presidential election — the first without long-term president, Nursultan Nazarbayev. But the opposition fears nothing will change just yet. Emily Sherwin reports from Kazakhstan....
2019-06-08 07:16

California's largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California the killed a firefighter and became the largest in state history....
2019-06-07 00:48

Chelsea Gray’s 29 points lift Sparks past Liberty 78-73 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 29 points and keyed the Los Angeles Sparks’ rally in the fourth quarter to beat the New York Liberty 78-73 on Tuesday in a school matinee game. Trailing 69-64 with 4:42 left, the Spark...
2019-06-04 20:48

California’s largest wildland fire started by hammer sparks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California fire officials say sparks from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground ignited a 2018 blaze in Northern California that killed a firefighter and became the largest wildland fire in state history. The Califo...
2019-06-06 23:16

Tiny Virgin Mary statue sparks neighborhood dispute A Novi family says their homeowners association is discriminating against them because they're Catholic.        ...
2019-07-06 09:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Plague-ridden prairie dogs pose danger to Colorado tourists Officials at a Colorado wildlife refuge are cautiously moving forward with a plan to reopen parts of their facility this week in the wake of a plague outbreak amongst prairie dogs in the area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge was s...
2019-08-19 23:16

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
2019-08-09 05:16

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

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

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

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

Shooting Scare Creates Panic Among Tourists At Times Square In New York Women fell, babies got injured and scores of people were left shaken to their core as a scare of yet another mass shooting hit tourists at the crowded Times Square in New York....
2019-08-07 08:16

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

‘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

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

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
2019-07-23 22:00

Record heatwave 'made much more likely' by human impact on climate Scientists say July at least equalled and may have beaten hottest month on recordThe record-breaking heatwave that roasted Europe last month was a one-in-a-thousand-year event made up to 100 times more likely by human-driven climate change, scientist...
2019-08-03 07:16

Pozuelo, Altidore score, Toronto FC beats Impact 2-0 Alejandro Pozuelo and Jozy Altidore scored in Toronto FC's 2-0 victory over the Montreal Impact in the rain       ...
2019-07-14 05:01

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

‘It means everything’: Morgan hopes World Cup win can have lasting impact • England captain praises Ben Stokes for heroic batting effort• ‘To come through all that is extraordinary, almost superhuman’Eoin Morgan hailed his England team’s remarkable four-year journey and the super-human qualities of Ben Stokes after the hea...
2019-07-14 23:32

NHL combine’s priceless impact on the Rangers’ draft ‘mosaic’ BUFFALO — Nick Bobrov made an interesting word choice, but “mosaic” was perfectly descriptive. As Bobrov, the Rangers’ director of European scouting, watched the large group of teenagers go through numerous physical tests at the NHL Scouting Combine ...
2019-06-02 05:48

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
2019-06-28 21:32

Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
2019-08-21 03:32

IoT Industry projected to have economic impact of $11 trillion by 2025 Industries including manufacturing, healthcare, and agriculture are increasing IoT device usage for a variety of purposes, according to a Particle report....
2019-05-23 16:48

My boyfriend has severe anxiety and I worry about its impact if we have a family My partner’s panic attacks already curtail what we do together. I’m in my 30s and want children, but am concerned what life could be likeMy boyfriend and I are at a crossroads. He has had severe anxiety for more than 20 years, although he has sought ...
2019-06-01 00:48

Investing for Social Impact Is Complicated. Here Are 4 Ways to Simplify It. Many organizations measure the effect of investments meant to spur positive change, but the metrics they use, and their results, vary. Several are trying to make it easier....
2019-05-22 17:48

'Sign in with Apple' may not really impact customer data tracking after all Apple's automated disposable email service isn't a new encumbrance to tracking customers, according to Arm Treasure Data's co-founder and CTO Kazuki Ota....
2019-07-11 21:32

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact as Biden Reverses His Stance For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
2019-06-07 22:16

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of t...
2019-06-03 22:16

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey resultsMen are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time off to look after a child has had a negative impact on their career, polling has found.According to...
2019-08-04 20:48

What Is Gerrymandering, and How the Supreme Court's Decision Will Impact Congress In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court declared last week that federal courts could not intervene when it comes to the act of partisan gerrymandering—widespread voter manipulation affecting a number of states....
2019-07-01 20:48

Conservation and fashion: What is the impact of using exotic animal skins? Some conservation groups argue if done sustainably the use of snakes, crocodiles and other exotic animals can help protect species. But given monitoring and animal welfare issues, can their use ever be justified?...
2019-06-19 18:16

Increased power needs for Wi-Fi 6 / 802.11ax: How does this impact PoE access points? Power over Ethernet (PoE) is limited to 30W, but higher power is required for high-performance Wi-Fi 6 access points. Can businesses with existing cabling upgrade without running new cables?...
2019-07-13 02:16

Mexican economy minister says impact of tariffs would hit all 50 U.S. states Mexico's Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Monday that the tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to place on Mexican exports would impact all 50 U.S. states and harm value chains, consumers and trade-related jobs in both nations....
2019-06-04 01:16

Bedbugs survived the impact event that wiped out the dinosaurs Bedbugs are notoriously difficult to eradicate. Not even the fiery asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs could rid Earth of its bedbug infestation....
2019-05-21 14:38

Drop Leg Bags Are the Perfect Low-Impact Carrying Packs I wish there were a better name for “drop leg bags,” the messenger bags that you strap to your thigh. Thigh tote? Shank sack? Leggage? Whatever you call them, these packs you strap to your waist are the perfect, most stylish blend of messenger bag an...
2019-06-11 02:00

Huawei Founder Believes New U.S. Order Will Have No Impact on Sales (BEIJING) — The founder of Huawei expressed confidence Washington’s curbs on sales to the Chinese tech giant will have little impact and said Tuesday it is discussing “emergency relief” from Google for possible loss of service...
2019-05-21 17:48

Confidence in college plummets, 4-in-10 see ‘negative impact’ on nation As many freshmen flock to colleges across the country, new surveys show that Americans are losing confidence in higher education and a growing number see it having a negative impact on the nation....
2019-08-20 12:00

A year later, little impact after denying Trump aide dinner LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Tourism in a small Virginia town has suffered little in the year since The Red Hen restaurant famously refused to serve President Donald Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Roanoke Times reports that Lexington...
2019-06-24 00:48

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopardise their finances, under government plans to bo...
2019-07-02 12:48

Southwest pilots to seek compensation for Boeing 737 Max impact The pilots union for Southwest Airlines says it will ask Boeing for compensation to cover legal costs and lost income for pilots due to the 737 Max grounding....
2019-06-19 20:00

Trump thumbs-up photo with orphaned baby in El Paso sparks controversy A photo of U.S. President Donald Trump smiling broadly and giving a thumbs-up as his wife, Melania, cradles a baby orphaned in the El Paso, Texas mass shooting has become a social media talking point days after the first lady posted it on Twitter....
2019-08-10 10:48

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering age of child criminality The alleged rape of a young woman suspected to have been carried out by boys as young as 12 has sparked a debate in Germany around lowering the age of criminal responsibility of young offenders....
2019-07-10 23:32

Nut with ‘tactical rifle,’ body armor sparks chaos at Missouri Walmart A man carrying a “tactical rifle” and clad in body armor sparked chaos when he walked into a Missouri Walmart on Thursday, police said — less than a week after a gunman stormed a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The man, who was in his 20s, sent terrified ...
2019-08-09 08:32

Trump's Threat To Deport "Millions Of Illegal Aliens" Sparks Firestorm Donald Trump's threat to begin deporting "millions of illegal aliens" next week triggered heated rhetoric Tuesday on both sides of America's political divide, with Democrats warning the US president......
2019-06-19 06:32

| Nadal sparks sexism spat over Barty's Centre Court snub Spanish great Rafael Nadal has fired a parting shot at Ashleigh Barty, reminding the tennis world where Australia's world No 1 stands in the grand slam pecking order....
2019-07-09 15:16

Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials sayAttorney general William Barr’s controversial decision to launch a new inquiry into the origins of the FBI’s 2016 Russia inve...
2019-06-16 11:16

Tekashi 6ix9ine sparks cash-grabbing frenzy at his former Brooklyn school Good judgment is apparently not part of the curriculum. When notorious rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine showed up at his former middle school in Brooklyn last year, he was welcomed in and gave a spontaneous performance that quickly turned into a “dangerous sit...
2019-08-18 05:16

Group pushes Boston ‘straight pride’ parade, sparks backlash BOSTON — An attempt at a “straight pride” parade in Boston has sparked outrage days before the city hosts its gay pride parade. Efforts by the group calling itself Super Happy Fun America come amid LGBTQ Pride Month, with Boston’s parade scheduled fo...
2019-06-05 03:48

Cardinal George Pell: purported letter from prison sparks investigation Victorian justice department says prisoners are not allowed to post on social media or ask others to post on their behalfAuthorities are investigating whether a letter circulating online, apparently written by disgraced Cardinal George Pell to suppor...
2019-08-10 22:00

Germany: Heidi Klum drag queen show sparks backlash Following the success of "RuPaul's Drag Race" in the US, Germany is poised to get its own drag queen competition show. But fans are unimpressed with the choice of host Heidi Klum, with thousands calling for her removal....
2019-07-02 02:32

Nicki Minaj Sparks Pregnancy Rumor With Her Red Lobster Drink of Choice The Barbz are buzzing today! On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Nicki Minaj headed to Red Lobster for a dinner date with Jimmy Fallon. But......
2019-06-28 23:32

Driver says she saw sparks fly from vape pen charger, triggering a fire that quickly destroyed her SUV (WDIV)   An Ohio woman says a vape pen charger sparked a fire that destroyed her SUV. It happened in Woodhaven, Michigan Thursday as Crystal Mounts and her five-year-old son sat in their parked car outside a restaurant. Mounts says when she took the ...
2019-06-29 07:16

Jeremy Hunt sparks business anger with no-deal Brexit comment Tory leadership hopeful says he would tell bankrupt firms their sacrifice was worth itBusiness groups have expressed anger after Jeremy Hunt said he would willingly tell people whose companies went bust after a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice had...
2019-06-30 23:00

Nicholas Sparks defends diversity record at school after emails leak Author of The Notebook and school’s co-founder says emails to former headmaster are ‘not news’ ahead of trial in AugustBestselling romantic novelist Nicholas Sparks has rejected claims that he fostered an anti-LGBT environment at a school that he co-...
2019-06-17 18:32