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Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana

After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to a tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and da...

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana

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Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
03:52 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
02:52 2019-07-14

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
01:39 2019-07-13

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday....
18:00 2019-07-11

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
20:26 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
18:52 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
03:39 2019-07-14

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
22:52 2019-07-11

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
16:39 2019-07-12

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana after weakening back to tropical storm Barry made landfall just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon near Intracoastal City in Louisiana as a tropical storm, just hours after it was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane....
22:00 2019-07-13

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.Nearly 50,000 people are without power as the storm nears l...
13:39 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
16:00 2019-07-13

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican State on Saturday, either as a tropical depressio...
04:13 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
15:39 2019-07-12

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
21:39 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
03:39 2019-07-14

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
12:26 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
06:00 2019-07-13

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
00:39 2019-07-14

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
13:13 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry tests Louisiana's multi-billion-dollar post-Katrina flood defenses Louisiana officials are learning what worked and what still needs improvements after Hurricane Barry dumped heavy rain on the state’s multi-billion dollar post-Katrina flood defenses, put into use for the first time when the storm hit....
04:00 2019-07-17

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Storm Barry....
12:26 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
21:39 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
15:00 2019-07-13

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
02:00 2019-07-15

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, the...
02:39 2019-07-12

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs for now....
22:39 2019-07-09

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
16:52 2019-07-12

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
09:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
05:13 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
19:13 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:00 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:39 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
23:00 2019-07-13

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
19:52 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barry is indeed a major threat — but the way we ...
19:13 2019-07-12

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
10:00 2019-07-15

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
00:00 2019-07-12

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
17:39 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
17:39 2019-07-12

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane speeds, threatening to dump torrential rain on the...
17:26 2019-07-12

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning....
04:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
06:00 2019-07-12

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
18:13 2019-07-12

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
18:26 2019-07-14

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge sedan on the beach, buried up to its wheels in sa...
07:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Live Updates: Barry’s Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
16:39 2019-07-14

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
16:00 2019-07-13

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
00:26 2019-07-15

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
19:13 2019-07-10

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
03:13 2019-07-13

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
02:52 2019-07-12

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 74 mph (120 kph) or higher....
18:00 2019-07-13

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
00:26 2019-07-12

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
18:26 2019-07-13

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what is forecasted to become a hurricane by the weekend...
18:39 2019-07-11

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical storm or possibly a hurricane by Friday. The storm cou...
08:39 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of the Louisiana coast. Forecasters say the Mississi...
10:26 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisiana brought cockroaches out into the light of day as...
04:39 2019-07-14

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the water due to what may lurk underneath. ...
21:13 2019-07-14

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
17:52 2019-07-12

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast landfall, packing heavy rain in storm path Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
04:52 2019-07-14

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
18:26 2019-07-13

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
20:52 2019-07-13

Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
20:26 2019-07-13

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
19:00 2019-07-13

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential downpour has put 11 million people at risk of “ep...
08:01 2019-07-15

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
09:13 2019-07-08

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
23:13 2019-07-10

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Animal Shelter in Louisiana and flown to Manassas in no...
04:26 2019-07-14

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
00:00 2019-07-13

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
16:52 2019-07-13

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land. Tropical Storm Barbara was centered about 850 miles (1,370 kilometers) south of the so...
18:00 2019-06-30

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall in New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
06:00 2019-07-13

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
17:00 2019-07-12

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
13:26 2019-07-13

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
20:13 2019-07-11

Oil rises on tropical storm disruptions, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices inched up on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output was halved by disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
20:52 2019-07-12

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
23:39 2019-07-10

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
21:13 2019-06-30

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,” explained AccuWeather senior meteorologist and l...
07:00 2019-07-13

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
19:52 2019-07-12

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces disaster again. Massive rainfall and a storm surge from Storm Barry pose twin threats to the city...
23:00 2019-07-12

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
00:26 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
18:39 2019-07-10

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
23:00 2019-07-13

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
17:00 2019-07-15

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
20:52 2019-07-14

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
19:26 2019-07-15

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
00:26 2019-07-12

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
17:39 2019-07-12

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
18:00 2019-07-07

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:13 2019-07-11

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
17:26 2019-07-10

PBF, Valero do not plan to shut Louisiana refineries ahead of storm: sources PBF Energy and Valero Energy Corp do not plan to idle their refineries in Chalmette and Meraux, Louisiana, respectively ahead of a developing tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday morning....
18:00 2019-07-11

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
20:26 2019-07-12

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
00:26 2019-07-15

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:13 2019-07-11

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
19:52 2019-07-12

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
19:39 2019-07-14

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:13 2019-07-12

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
07:00 2019-07-14

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
11:26 2019-07-12

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, could become 'dangerous' hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
16:39 2019-07-10

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
21:00 2019-07-11

Jordin Clark hits late shot, Storm beat Sky 79-76 SEATTLE (AP) — Jordin Canada scored 17 points, Natasha Howard added 14 points and nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Chicago Sky 79-76 on Friday night. Alysha Clark banked in a one-handed shot just before the shot-clock buzzer to give Seattle a 79-76 lead with 10.1 seconds left. Chicago fo...
06:52 2019-06-29

Oil hits six-week high as rigs brace for Gulf of Mexico storm Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region....
09:26 2019-07-11

Oil hits six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
17:26 2019-07-11

Loyd hits late jumper, Storm rally to beat Mystics 74-71 WASHINGTON (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 14 points, including the go-ahead jumper with 8.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm overcame a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Washington Mystics 74-71 on Friday night in a rematch of last season’s WNBA Finals. Loyd made a fast-break layup and...
04:39 2019-06-15

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
05:52 2019-07-11

Storm hits beach in Italy, sends sunbathers fleeing debris as freak weather plagues the country A spate of violent weather across Italy sent beachgoers running for cover Tuesday when a fast-approaching storm whipped in heavy winds that blew away beach equipment, tore down trees and dropped fruit-sized hail....
04:26 2019-07-11

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Blackmon has 4 hits, Desmond hits slam as Rockies top Padres DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon finished with four hits for the third straight game, Ian Desmond hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 14-8 on Saturday night in another wild Coors Field game. Blackmon became the first Rockies player to have three ...
11:00 2019-06-16

Bahamas has potential for tropical development AccuWeather meteorologists and National Hurricane Center forecasters are monitoring the southwestern Atlantic Ocean for potential gradual tropical development later this week....
23:52 2019-07-21

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
11:39 2019-05-27

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
09:26 2019-07-11

U.S. NHC says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over northwest Bahamas A trough of low pressure located over the northwest Bahamas and the adjacent waters has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
14:52 2019-07-22

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holiday. Construction worker Chris Lodge, 44, and business owner Sharon Lodge, 45, are so busy with work and caring for their disabled dog, Dice, that they ...
03:52 2019-06-21

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Where humans have the money, we sometimes build storm defenses like seawalls to protect our coastal cities. But coastal development can often destroy natural defenses like coastal m...
23:00 2019-06-04

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars took a......
03:26 2019-06-21

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The New Orleans Advocate reports the port, or LOOP, has more than doubled the number of oil tankers loaded for crude export in the first six months of the year. The major force behind the su...
14:13 2019-06-17

Louisiana cop says AOC ‘needs a round,’ as in should be shot A Louisiana police officer is under fire for suggesting in Facebook comments that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “needs a round.” Charlie Rispoli, a 14-year veteran of the Gretna Police Department on Thursday called the Democratic lawmaker a “vile idiot” who “ne...
04:00 2019-07-22

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
23:26 2019-06-03

The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Simonne-Mathieu court at Roland Garros        ...
12:39 2019-05-26

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. City leaders are in constant communication with the National Weather Service and city workers were working Monday cleaning catch basins...
08:26 2019-07-10

Millions in northwest India face tropical cyclone threat A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
03:13 2019-06-12

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
17:13 2019-05-26

Why Louisiana is missing out on the Trump boom It’s morning in America again. After years of economic stagnation under former President Barack Obama, America is booming. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, the American economy is growing above 3% annually, wages are rising across the board, and unemployment has hit its lowest point since 196...
15:26 2019-06-06

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)        ...
05:13 2019-05-31

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)        ...
13:00 2019-07-11

Two men killed while trying to ‘jump’ a drawbridge in Louisiana Two men were killed on Friday when they attempted to “jump” a drawbridge in Louisiana by speeding their car off the ramp, police said. Alejandro Cazares, 23, and Roberto Alejandro, 32, went “airborne” on the Black Bayou Bridge about 6 miles south of Lake Charles at 2 a.m. and...
09:26 2019-05-25

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processing capacity. Energy companies shut down and evacuat...
20:52 2019-07-13

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip to Punta Cana. Briana took to Instagram......
03:13 2019-05-25

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
13:00 2019-06-06

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
05:26 2019-07-11

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
22:00 2019-07-08

Two dead after attempting to jump car over drawbridge in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about six miles (9.65 kilometers) south of Lake Charles. Investigators say a boat...
23:39 2019-05-24

Louisiana debates ‘Saggy pants’ law after man shoots himself SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man’s death during a police confrontation has sparked debate over the city of Shreveport’s law banning “saggy pants.” The Shreveport City Council was to discuss the possible repeal of the law outlawing pants worn below the waistline with und...
22:52 2019-05-28

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
01:26 2019-05-30

7 wounded as gunfire sprays Louisiana nightclub BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a shooting incident at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured. Local news outlets report gunfire strafed the inside and parking lot of the Stadium Ultralounge & Bar early Saturday, apparently beginning after a fight where videos ...
22:39 2019-06-30

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant, joining a half-dozen conserva...
01:39 2019-05-30

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
03:00 2019-05-30

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
01:26 2019-07-12

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico later this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

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14:52 2019-06-01

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
17:26 2019-07-08

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the deaths of two people in a small plane crash on a river levee in Louisiana. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets the single-engine plane crashed Wednesday beside the Atchafalaya (ah-CHAF’-uh-leye-uh) River. Killed were t...
02:52 2019-06-13

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs 'heartbeat' abortion law Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills into law, essentially banning the procedure after the sixth week of pregnancy....
07:01 2019-05-31

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
12:39 2019-05-31

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature, Gov. Jo...
10:26 2019-05-31

8-foot-long alligator chomps off piece of cop car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the middle of the road. The sheriff’s office says deputies were wait...
20:39 2019-06-12

Louisiana Man Killed 3 ‘Random Victims’ in Two Days, Authorities Say The man, Sean Barrette, 22, faces murder charges after three men were shot and killed in vehicles in Metairie, outside of New Orleans. He’s also a suspect in a killing in the city....
08:52 2019-06-20

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature,...
00:39 2019-05-31

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. There are no exceptions for pregnancies f...
01:26 2019-05-30

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
00:26 2019-05-23

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years and $1,000 in fines....
21:26 2019-05-23

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
07:00 2019-06-04

U.S. says Cheniere must do work on Louisiana Sabine LNG storage tanks U.S. energy and safety regulators told Cheniere Energy Inc on Tuesday the company had to take several steps before the agencies would authorize the return to service of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage tanks that leaked at the Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana....
23:26 2019-07-09

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
12:00 2019-05-30

Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75 He worked with Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and more. He has been called “the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer.”...
01:39 2019-06-15

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
00:00 2019-07-16

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop star and her mom Lynne......
03:26 2019-06-23

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
12:26 2019-07-12

A Cop in Louisiana Wrote a Facebook Post Suggesting AOC Deserves to Be Shot Adding fuel to a banner week for threats made against women of color in Congress, a cop in Louisiana allegedly made a Facebook post last week suggesting Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez deserves to be shot....
07:26 2019-07-22

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Experts skeptical of Louisiana woman’s deadly weed overdose A Louisiana woman appears to be the first person on record whose death has been ruled a marijuana overdose — but some medical experts are skeptical that was the true cause. The 39-year-old woman was found slumped on her couch dead in her La Place apartment in February, but an autopsy found she had h...
21:39 2019-06-06

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
10:39 2019-06-07

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
08:39 2019-06-23

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and property damage, claim...
05:39 2019-05-22

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-07-17

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana said a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree murder. Bond was set at $250,000. Investigators beli...
20:39 2019-06-23

Heavy storms and flooding leaves 1 person dead in Louisiana Heavy storms, packing strong winds and large amounts of rainfall, slammed into Louisiana and Oklahoma on Thursday, killing one person and injuring several others, authorities said. A pick-up truck in Baton Rouge stalled in flood waters Thursday morning, and the driver got out and tried to wade throu...
01:26 2019-06-07

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliveries in a residential area of Shreveport, around ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme Court revisiting its landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade dec...
03:39 2019-05-30

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive anti-abortion laws in Louisiana.“We had the patient ...
18:00 2019-05-29

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
02:13 2019-05-30

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
20:52 2019-06-28

Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking an August execution date for a convicted child rapist and murderer in what would be the state's first execution in almost 10 years....
18:26 2019-06-14

Louisiana officer mauled by gator, jaws had to be pried open An alligator about five feet long clamped down on a Louisiana deputy's arm Monday, forcing other officers to pry the beast’s jaw open to free the deputy, reports said....
12:52 2019-06-18

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
08:26 2019-05-30

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships Normandie Cormier, 18, had to narrow down her options after receiving more than 100 acceptance letters and millions in scholarships.        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Louisiana asks public help with invasive Asian swamp eels BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An invasive species of swamp eel has been found in New Orleans, and a state biologist says it’s the first time this species has been found in the United States. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Robert Bourgeois says the Asian swamp eels in Bayou ...
18:52 2019-06-29

Toxic America: Louisiana residents march against polluting plant Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursday, demanding environmental justice for a region besieged by toxic pollution from chemical plants.The...
01:13 2019-05-31

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
02:52 2019-07-16

Thousands of acres expected to flood as spillway opens in Louisiana The Army Corps of Engineers is meeting with communities facing flooding as it opens the Morganza Spillway on Sunday in Louisiana        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Islanders goalie was, winning the Masterton Trophy for the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ic...
07:39 2019-06-20

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)....
20:39 2019-07-15

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’s structure in 2019 the way they were in 1992. And...
21:39 2019-07-16

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
02:26 2019-07-16

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
19:52 2019-06-02

Tellurian, Total finalize Louisiana Driftwood LNG export plant agreements U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc said on Wednesday that units of French oil major Total SA have agreed to buy LNG from the U.S. company's proposed $30 billion Driftwood export project in Louisiana....
00:13 2019-07-11

Former Louisiana sheriff charged with rape, incest dating back to 1975 A former longtime Louisiana sheriff has been arrested on rape and incest charges dating back to 1975, authorities said. Former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff Jack Strain, 56, was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape, two counts of aggravated incest, sexual battery and indece...
17:26 2019-06-13

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
08:39 2019-07-16

Legendary Louisiana-Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies Tony Robichaux, who coached baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette for 25 seasons, took the school to the College World Series in 2000.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Destruction of wetlands: swamp rats eating away at Louisiana's fragile coastline The US state of Louisiana has funded a program to slaughter nutria, or swamp rats, laying waste to the coastline. The animals eat the roots of swamp vegetation to the point they have no chance of growing back....
13:00 2019-07-17

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
00:00 2019-07-11

Louisiana woman arrested after allegedly stealing truck, leaving dog to die inside A woman was arrested in Louisiana on Monday after she allegedly stole a truck with a beloved pet dog inside — but instead of returning the dog to its owner when she abandoned the car, officials say she left the animal to die....
16:01 2019-07-09

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
06:26 2019-07-16

Another person has been arrested for allegedly licking Blue Bell Ice Cream in Louisiana Another apparent incident of someone licking ice cream at a store has surfaced. This time it's in Louisiana.        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
12:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
01:00 2019-07-16

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
02:13 2019-07-17

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
15:26 2019-07-11

Barry Jenkins to direct film about choreographer Alvin Ailey NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Jenkins will direct a film based on the life of choreographer Alvin Ailey. A spokesperson for Fox Searchlight on Monday confirmed that the studio is developing the project, with the “Moonlight” filmmaker directing. Jenkins last helmed the Oscar-nominated James Baldw...
21:52 2019-06-03

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin High School couldn’t afford new instruments and uniforms, so they entered a national contest by...
16:39 2019-06-21

Opinion: Barry Sanders' retirement was bombshell we should have seen coming As the 20th anniversary of Barry Sanders' retirement approaches, Mitch Albom looks at how it changed everything and nothing for the Detroit Lions.       ...
18:39 2019-07-21

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
06:39 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
02:39 2019-07-16

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
16:39 2019-06-21

Louisiana man arrested after wife allegedly catches him raping 9-year-old girl: report A Louisiana man was reportedly arrested this week on first-degree rape charges after his wife allegedly walked in on him sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl left in his care....
15:00 2019-07-13

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said....
18:39 2019-07-04

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week....
20:39 2019-07-15

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested for Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son Ibervielle Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, forced 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it, claiming the depraved act was his “fantasy.”...
20:39 2019-06-09

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
05:39 2019-05-30

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
06:13 2019-05-30

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
05:01 2019-05-30

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
07:26 2019-06-13

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it into law. The Louisiana House passed the bill — wh...
04:26 2019-05-30

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
03:13 2019-05-30

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm did bring fresh fears of flash flooding to Mississip...
15:00 2019-07-14

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
17:39 2019-07-13

Bud Selig laments Barry Bonds' home run record chase in new book Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recalls the “misery” he experienced watching former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds break the all-time home run record in 2007....
17:39 2019-07-10

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but con...
19:13 2019-07-15

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason he’s decided to move on. My biggest thing i...
18:00 2019-07-03

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly happened. Tuesday night’s game continued with a...
06:26 2019-06-05

Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom • Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry.Barry reportedly had a medical with PSG before Ba...
20:52 2019-07-11

Bud Selig says Hank Aaron, not Barry Bonds, is true home run king Bud Selig was MLB commissioner during the Steroid Era, but says he prefers guys who didn’t cheat. Selig joined “The Dan Patrick Show” on Tuesday to promote his new book, “For the Good of the Game.” Selig was asked whom he considers the true home run king – and it wasn’t Barry Bonds. “Wel...
23:13 2019-07-17

In Hurricane Barry's wake, here are the worst floods in American history 24/7 Wall St. used data compiled by government agencies, including the National Weather Service, and consulted sources to develop this list.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
22:26 2019-06-04

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid abandoning troops behind enemy lines. A commendab...
01:26 2019-05-24

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials announced Wednesday....
21:52 2019-06-12

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
03:13 2019-06-13

Louisiana man arrested after allegedly licking ice cream, placing it back on shelf in 'copycat' video A "copycat" ice cream licker was arrested in Louisiana on Saturday in the weeks after he was caught on video allegedly licking ice cream in a grocery store and putting it back in the fridge....
16:13 2019-07-08

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion that were recently passed in Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, and Georgia (...
01:52 2019-05-31

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
05:13 2019-07-16

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that comes to mind. And no upcoming film is potentially mor...
22:52 2019-06-19

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
17:39 2019-06-09

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow and nonprofit weather news site Climate Central....
18:00 2019-07-18

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some time alone. He wasn’t feeling great, was the truth. H...
23:26 2019-06-03

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions. The post Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions appeared first on LEX18.co...
01:26 2019-05-30

Sex-offender tenant of Louisiana activist Sadie Roberts-Joseph accused of killing her, likely over late rent A convicted sex offender has been arrested and charged with murdering Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African-American history museum in Louisiana, police and prosecutors announced on Tuesday. ...
01:13 2019-07-17

Barry's Bootcamp x lululemon: Stronger as One collaboration is the ideal workout wardrobe update The collection has been designed with Barry's trainers to ensure it can withstand the intense 60-minute signature workout – in which you can burn up to 1000 calories...
16:26 2019-07-17

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a time” by donating to school music programs, and ha...
21:39 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-U.S. crude oil stockpiles drop amid Barry, fuel posts large builds - EIA U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell more than expected last week, while gasoline and distillate inventories rose sharply, the Energy Information Administration said on Wednesday, due to the impact of the first major hurricane to hit the U.S. Gulf of Mexico this season....
18:14 2019-07-17

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
19:13 2019-07-14

Bud Selig was not happy when Barry Bonds passed Hank Aaron as home run king. His new book explains. In his new autobiography, "For The Good Of The Game," Bud Selig gives his side of the story on steroids and the many changes in baseball.       ...
18:00 2019-06-15

Black Panther DP Rachel Morrison to make directorial debut with Barry Jenkins' Flint Strong After getting her start in short film and reality television—including a stint as director of photography for MTV’s The Hills—cinematographer Rachel Morrison has become a major name in the world of move-making of late, having brought her craft to everything from Ryan Coogler’s Fruitvale Station and ...
05:39 2019-06-20

Newcastle fans hoping for high noon at Toon may not topple Mike Ashley | Barry Glendenning Supporters’ group fighting Ashley is calling for a St James’ Park boycott – but would not be first to find apathy in their wayA couple of hours after finishing what was intended to be the first and final draft of this column, I was forced into a rewrite. An excoriating, potentially award-winning pol...
18:26 2019-06-30

Gareth Bale bemoans lost joy of childhood and joins the outcasts with limited options | Barry Glendenning The Real Madrid winger’s dream has turned into a nightmare and he finds himself in the same boat as Özil and SánchezIn his documentary State of Play, an examination of the current wellbeing of football aired on BT Sport last week, Michael Calvin was granted an audience with Gareth Bale. He put it to...
11:26 2019-06-03

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrade charges and who, Acosta says, "was ready to let ...
20:13 2019-07-11

‘A Magnificent Life’: Barry Jenkins Pays Tribute to If Beale Street Could Talk Hairstylist Kenneth Walker One of the visionaries who helped bring James Baldwin’s work to luminous life on the big screen has died. Earlier this month, the film industry lost veteran hairstylist Kenneth Walker, and on Wednesday, If Beale Street Could Talk director Barry Jenkins paid tribute to Walker’s “gorgeous soul” on Twi...
20:52 2019-05-30

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona. The post Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:39 2019-06-07

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21:52 2019-05-30

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
17:26 2019-07-16

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant....
11:52 2019-05-30

America's most violent state? Louisiana. What's the most peaceful one? 24/7 Wall St. created an index of violent crime, incarceration and suicide rates to identify the most peaceful and most violent states.        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, when he suddenly collapsed. The team had been practic...
09:39 2019-06-21

20 years ago, Barry Sanders retired and 'all hell broke loose' Barry Sanders' retirement came as a surprise to many Detroit Lions fans, but there were plenty of signs pointing to his abrupt departure.       ...
18:39 2019-07-21

Dust Storm Safety TUCSON – We have a good chance for storms this afternoon and evening! The biggest impact will be damaging wind gusts but we could also see heavy rain, hail and blowing dust. This is a friendly reminder of what to do if you’re caught in a dust storm. First and foremost, remember to PULL ...
16:13 2019-07-17

Forget Griezmann and Neymar! Barcelona sign Louie Barry, 16, 'one of the best young English players' Barcelona are currently lining up deals for the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Neymar, but the Spanish champions have added another forward to their ranks today - and he comes from Birmingham....
16:13 2019-07-11

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
22:00 2019-07-13

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely by its full name) during the Atlantic hurricane season. But a number of destructive storms have unde...
00:52 2019-07-13

Storm Damage Being Reported Throughout Eastern Ky. (LEX 18) – Multiple storm damage reports are coming in to the LEX 18 Newsroom. Most of the severe weather is moving out of the southeastern Kentucky counties. That being said, thunderstorms are still capable of producing damaging wind gusts and hail; not to mention torrential rainfall. Use cau...
21:13 2019-05-29

Church in Livingston damaged in storm LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ky. (WPSD)– Over the past 14 years, a Western Kentucky church has served thousands of people whenever there was a crisis, but now they are the ones in need of help. Souls Harbor Holiness served food to anyone who came through their doors. Church member Cindy Lane cooked for ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added 16 points and Natasha Howard 12 for Seattle (3-2), which shot 59% from the field and overcame 20 tu...
06:26 2019-06-05

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-30

Howard to play for Storm against Liberty The Seattle Storm say Natasha Howard will play against the New York Liberty, a day after her wife posted a video that alleged abuse       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which was pretty well removed from anything else GM was doing in 1990. Of GM’s two youth-oriented sporty-ish wannabe Euro brands in the early 1990s, Geo was ma...
18:39 2019-06-29

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varied weapons spawn in known locations and -- perhaps most importantly -- the sto......
11:26 2019-06-06

Quigley, Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm CHICAGO (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night. In the last two minutes, Quigley scored twice to tie it before Courtney Vandersloot scored the final four points to give the Sky (1-1) the ...
05:52 2019-06-02

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
12:52 2019-05-22

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday....
07:26 2019-06-01

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 battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
01:52 2019-07-12

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others....
06:13 2019-06-10

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
15:13 2019-06-02

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-largest city woke up in shock Sunday to find that nearly five feet of hail had accumulated in some areas, ...
00:39 2019-07-02

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, the new Aprilia Storm 125 is now the most......
19:26 2019-05-30

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
03:00 2019-06-13

Storm looking into abuse allegations against Natasha Howard The Seattle Storm say they are looking into allegations on social media that Natasha Howard physically threatened and abused her wife       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The dust storms will be here soon enough. Make sure you have the appropriate tunes. https://t.co/AqH0vCNZuL… pic.twitter.com/sRIjr7pqJL — Arizona DOT...
02:52 2019-07-16

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
19:13 2019-06-03

Dan Hughes set to resume coaching Seattle Storm NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes is back as the head coach of the team after stepping away for the first month of the season because of cancer. Hughes first game will be Friday against Los Angeles. Seattle plays eight of its next nine games at home. The 64-year-old veteran coach shared...
02:26 2019-06-20

Thiem rides the storm to knock out Djokovic Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory on Saturday and set up a repeat of last year's showdown with Rafael Nadal....
20:13 2019-06-08

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating floods in 2016, which claimed the lives of 13 peo...
23:26 2019-07-12

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation....
15:26 2019-06-06

Aprilia Storm 125 Launch Details Revealed Piaggio India is all set to launch the Aprilia Storm 125 on 30th May, 2019. The Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is a more affordable version of the regular Aprilia SR......
12:13 2019-05-27

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’s basket with 5:05 left in the game. That sparked...
04:13 2019-07-01

Move over record heat, it’s storm season TUCSON – Well we finally hit 110 degrees in Tucson today for the hottest day of the year. This was good enough to tie the record also reached back in 1998. Too hot! Tucson reaches the hottest temperature of year! #AZwx #KVOAwx pic.twitter.com/M11MJoVYe1 — Matt Brode (@mattbrode) July 16...
07:52 2019-07-17

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of the Commonwealth Wednesday. Expect AM and PM rounds of showers and storms with a decent break in between. With sufficient destabilization during our aft...
10:39 2019-06-05

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
08:26 2019-07-08

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
07:26 2019-06-18

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening and into tomorrow. Heavy rain along with the threat for severe storms is there, especially south and west of Lexington.  A Flash Flood Watch is in effe...
23:13 2019-06-21

Court Street In Prestonsburg Reopens After Storm Death PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three weeks after severe storms caused a roof collapse that resulted in one death, Court Street  in downtown Prestonsburg has reopened. Michael Coleman, 62, of Pikeville was driving down Court Street when part of a roof fell on to his car. Other cars were also crus...
16:39 2019-06-18

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
20:39 2019-07-10

Bob Bradley recovers from Swansea nightmare as LAFC take MLS by storm The former USA coach admitted he ‘failed’ during his brief stay in the Premier League. But his new team are close to unstoppable this seasonLos Angeles already had the most successful franchise in Major League Soccer history. A team that have won more championships (five) and made more MLS Cup final...
18:26 2019-07-15

Storm uncovers 4,500-year-old prehistoric forest in Wales A mysterious prehistoric forest has risen again on a Welsh beach thanks to Storm Hannah. The collection of ancient tree stumps had been buried under water and sand more than 4,500 years ago and now people are connecting it to an ancient legend about a “sunken civilization.” The forest is...
01:13 2019-05-29

Undocumented migrants storm Pantheon monument in Paris Hundreds of undocumented migrants calling themselves "black vests" stormed the Pantheon monument in central Paris on Friday demanding the right to remain in France....
21:52 2019-07-12

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:13 2019-07-10

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
08:00 2019-07-10

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
22:13 2019-06-12

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war between covert organizations IO and Skywatch. Warren Ellis and Jon Davis-Hunt have been building to the debut of The Authority for over two years now,...
02:52 2019-05-29

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:13 2019-07-10

300K people are signed up to ‘Storm Area 51’ and ‘see them aliens’ The Clinton administration couldn’t get there. Russian spies tried and failed, too. But that won’t stop nearly 300,000 alien enthusiasts from gathering in Amargosa Valley, Nevada, with plans to invade top-secret military base Area 51, where conspiracy theorists believe the government is ...
01:52 2019-07-12

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
17:13 2019-06-17

Judge rules neo-Nazi publisher should pay $14M for ‘troll storm’ A federal judge on Monday ruled that a publisher of a neo-Nazi website who instructed his followers to unleash a “troll storm” on a Jewish real estate agent should have to pay the victim $14 million. US Magistrate Judge Jeremiah Lynch’s ruling also recommends that the court order The Daily Stormer p...
05:52 2019-07-16

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded vast swathes of the south of the country....
14:52 2019-05-21

NWS: Prestonsburg Storm Ruled Downburst With Peak Winds At 70 MPH PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)– The National Weather Service said that the storm that caused damage in Prestonsburg Wednesday was ruled a downburst with peak winds at 70 miles per hour. The storm caused damage throughout the community and the highest wind gust, according to the NWS, was in downtow...
04:00 2019-05-30

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm....
20:00 2019-07-10

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 region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
16:13 2019-07-11

At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
14:39 2019-07-11

Howard has 21 points and 10 rebounds, Storm beat Aces Natasha Howard had 21 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks and four steals and the Seattle Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 69-66 for their fourth straight victory       ...
07:00 2019-07-20

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
13:00 2019-07-11

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
04:00 2019-05-27

For the fifth year in a row, a named storm has formed early in the Atlantic Enlarge / Subtropical Storm Andrea, about 475km southwest of Bermuda, isn't much to look at. (credit: NOAA) On Monday evening, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center determined that a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean had sustained winds of 40mph, and therefore should be named Subtro...
16:00 2019-05-21

The Latest: Man seeking storm cover recalls ’74 tornado DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of tornadoes in Ohio (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A man who survived a catastrophic 1974 Ohio tornado had to run for shelter once again as severe weather pounded his community this week. Three powerful storms that caused widespread damage in the Dayton...
21:13 2019-05-29

Mexican city of Guadalajara hit with freak hail storm The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit with a freak hail storm on Sunday. One of the country’s most populous cities was struck with a deluge of ice pellets that left homes battered and cars trapped in ice. “I’ve never seen such scenes in Guadalajara,” said the state governor...
06:39 2019-07-01

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Storm season brings new dread while towns rebuild The annual start of hurricane season casts a shadow of dread over coastal sections of the United States. People fret over the next big one, even as communities struggle to recover from the last one. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
15:00 2019-05-21

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit song, “Juice.” The viral video now has 4....
20:52 2019-06-13

Argentina's Blackout and the Storm-Battered Future of the Grid The countrywide blackout in Argentina came after a period of heavy rains, a reminder that US the electric grid is also not ready for extreme weather events....
15:13 2019-06-21

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclonic Storm Vayu Closes In Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
08:26 2019-06-11

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
01:00 2019-07-18

Argentina’s blackout and the storm-battered future of the grid Enlarge (credit: Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images) Early Sunday morning, all of mainland Argentina lost power in an “unprecedented” blackout event that left most of the country’s 44 million citizens in the dark until the evening. The blackout also extended to Uruguay (which is conn...
14:13 2019-06-22

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

6-week-old kitten rescued from Cupertino storm drain CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area have rescued a 6-week-old kitten from a storm drain. A woman walking in Cupertino heard meowing and looked down to see the tiny ball of fur at the bottom of the drain Tuesday morning. The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office say...
08:00 2019-05-22

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
19:26 2019-05-22

Bairstow ton as England crush New Zealand to storm into semis "England stormed into the Cricket World Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1992 after Jonny Bairstow\u0027s second consecutive century helped secure a comprehensive 119-run victory over New Zealand."...
03:39 2019-07-04

Denver cleans up after late season snow storm A late spring storm dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, Tuesday cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs. (May 21)        ...
21:00 2019-05-22

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology and/or life, it would still barely qualify as bei...
00:52 2019-07-17

Balanced, and depleted, Storm cruise past Wings, 95-81 Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 8 points and the injury-plagued Seattle Storm cruised to a 95-81 victory over the Dallas Wings to snap a three-game skid       ...
06:52 2019-07-13

Halep and Djokovic storm into French quarter-finals Defending champion Simona Halep continued to tighten her grip on the French Open as she demolished Polish teenager Iga Swiatek to reach the quarter-finals on Monday....
04:13 2019-06-04

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
22:52 2019-07-18

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not all, of this upcoming season, as the team announced ...
23:39 2019-05-21

Taliban storm hotel building in west Afghanistan Taliban insurgents stormed a commercial building housing a hotel in western Afghanistan, killing three security officials and injuring 10, officials said on Saturday, the latest in a surge of attacks despite reported progress in peace talks....
17:13 2019-07-13

Giancarlo Stanton does it all as Yankees storm to eighth straight Opposing teams that believe they can trade punches with the Yankees these days become Sonny Liston flat on his back looking up at Muhammad Ali. The Astros tried to match muscle for muscle Saturday night and became the eighth straight team to lose to the Yankees because right now Aaron Boone’s team i...
17:52 2019-06-23

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 before the season began and underwent surgery to re...
08:26 2019-06-22

Knitting up a storm – is 'craftivism' the latest weapon against Trump? An online knitting and crochet platform has banned patterns for MAGA hats. Could this be an example of ‘craftivism’?Donald Trump, we learned this week, has now extended his clammy tentacles into the traditionally sedate world of handmade woollens. The online knitting and crochet platform Ravelry ban...
18:39 2019-06-27

Steny Hoyer faces storm over congressional pay boost House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer led the charge this week for the first pay raise for members of Congress in a decade. But now he’s paying for it.The No. 2 House Democrat is taking fire from across the caucus after trying to enact the salary hike, a move some vulnerable Democrats fretted would be p...
03:00 2019-06-12

Loyd, Howard lift Storm past Fever 65-61 Jewell Loyd scored 21 points, Natasha Howard had 17, including the clinching free throws with 5.6 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm defeated the Indiana Fever 65-61       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

'Snakes and other critters' join flooding, tornadoes as Barry's latest threat Hurricane Barry, quieted to a tropical depression Monday, remained a dangerous storm that threatened flooding, tornadoes and a new concern: snakes.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Trump targets four freshman congresswomen, Pelosi in Twitter storm President Trump squared off with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and four of her progressive freshman members on Twitter Sunday, and told them to go back to their countries of origin to fix the corruption before they lecture the United States. ...
21:00 2019-07-14

Bourbon barrel recovery underway at storm-damaged warehouse OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky distillery says efforts are underway to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon at a massive storage warehouse that partially collapsed during a thunderstorm. O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro said a section of the warehouse has been “successfully deconstructe...
03:26 2019-06-23

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
23:01 2019-07-10

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:01 2019-07-10

Storm 'Axel' causes travel disruption, flooding in Germany, Austria Parts of Germany came to a standstill after storms and torrential rain, especially in the south. One person died and daily life has been disrupted. The worst weather appears to be over, for now....
23:00 2019-05-21

Dangerous severe storm outbreak to continue into Monday over central U.S. After days of deadly severe thunderstorms brought widespread damage across the southeastern and central United States, the threat for violent thunderstorms will continue across the center of the nation into Monday....
15:39 2019-06-23

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
16:13 2019-07-12

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend as tornado looms in background NBC NEWS – A massive tornado in Kansas may seem like one of the most unlikely — and certainly one of the most dangerous — places for a marriage proposal, but for experienced storm chaser Joey Krastel, it was a real and exhilarating way to show his love for his boyfriend. Krastel, a meteorologi...
06:52 2019-05-30

Storm inundates Southeast, including foot of rain in western N.C. More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
01:00 2019-06-10

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
14:52 2019-07-12

Heatwave Persists Across India, Dust Storm, Lightning Kills 26 In UP The north and central regions of India seethed under heatwave conditions on Friday forcing people to stay indoors, even as a severe dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh killed at......
20:26 2019-06-07

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:39 2019-07-11

Area 51 expert on viral campaign to ‘storm’ top-secret site An author and expert on Area 51 said the US military will never let civilians anywhere near the top-secret site after the “Storm Area 51” movement went viral on Facebook. One million Facebook users have now responded that they would go to a Facebook event scheduled for Sept. 20 at 3:00 a...
02:00 2019-07-16

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany’s biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days after European Union leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050...
18:39 2019-06-22

This is the crazy face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed. These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem to explode in popularity all at once. Microsoft had...
02:00 2019-07-18

Vicious storm spawns tornadoes in Kansas City area A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people on Tuesday. (May 29)        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

Oil prices down on dwindling storm impact, Chinese economic data Oil prices sank about 1% on Monday on signs that the impact of a tropical storm on U.S. Gulf Coast production and refining would be short-lived, while Chinese economic data dimmed the crude demand outlook....
01:52 2019-07-16

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
22:00 2019-07-10

Lil Nas X, Yodeling Kid, and Keanu Reeves storm Area 51 in remix video, because why not In an interesting turn of events this summer, Area 51 has become a topic of conversation, what with an intended raid to free the alien lifeforms that are held captive there is being planned for September. And who better to jump on the topic than summer meme king, Lil Nas X? The country-rapper droppe...
03:52 2019-07-18

France: Storm Miguel leaves 3 dead after lifeboat capsizes Three members of a rescue boat crew have died after their vessel overturned in heavy seas off the west coast of France. Several regions along the Atlantic coast are on high alert....
21:00 2019-06-07

At Least 19 Killed Due To Dust Storm, Lightning In Parts Of Uttar Pradesh At least 19 persons were killed and 48 injured due to dust storm and lightning in various parts of Uttar Pradesh, the state relief commissioner said today....
10:52 2019-06-07

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
12:39 2019-07-11

Shane Lowry Weathers Storm To Win British Open, First Major In desperately difficult conditions, Shane Lowry's one-over par final round was still more than enough as he finished on 15-under for the tournament to claim the Claret Jug....
20:39 2019-07-21

Creator of ‘Storm Area 51’ comes forward after Facebook page takes off The creator of a Facebook page calling for a public invasion of Area 51, the top-secret Air Force facility in Nevada, has finally spoken publicly about his joke getting out of hand. California resident Matty Roberts, who created the Facebook page “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” revealed ...
16:52 2019-07-18

Protesters attempt to storm Georgia's parliament over Russia MP's visit Thousands of angry protesters have gathered and attempted to storm Georgia's parliament in the capital of Tbilisi in revolt over a visit by a Russian lawmaker Thursday....
07:26 2019-06-21

Georgians angry over Russian lawmaker's visit try to storm parliament Crowds angry over the visit of a Russian lawmaker tried to storm Georgia's parliament building on Thursday evening, pushing against lines of riot police, throwing bottles, and grabbing riot shields from some officers and tearing off their helmets....
23:26 2019-06-20

Hong Kong protests: group tries to storm government building Demonstrators surround legislature as city prepares for mass protestsHong Kong protests - live updatesPro-democracy protesters have attempted to storm the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, as the city prepares for major protests across the city.Hundreds and perhaps thousands of anti-governm...
15:13 2019-07-01

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian God Whips Up A Sand Storm Of Legal Battles On July 4th, Christie’s auction house in London will sell a rare 3,000 years old, , statue of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun’s head, portrayed as the god Amun, which according to Christie’s listing “exudes strength and serenity”.  ...
15:52 2019-06-28

Cyclonic Storm Vayu Intensifies. How It Will Affect Gujarat, Mumbai Gujarat Cyclone Vayu: Cyclonic storm Vayu, that is likely to hit Gujarat on June 13, continues to move in northerly direction and will intensify into severe cyclonic storm in next 12 hours, India......
17:26 2019-06-11

Protesters storm Bahrain Embassy in Iraq over U.S. peace deal Protesters stormed the Bahrain Embassy in Iraq late Thursday, burning the Israeli and U.S. flags in opposition to the peace conference more than 700 miles away....
15:52 2019-06-28

"Modi Storm Has Uprooted Rahul Gandhi": Shiv Sena The Shiv Sena Wednesday expressed hope that the resignation of Rahul Gandhi as Congress president will pave the way for restructuring of the main opposition party and herald a new era in the......
21:00 2019-07-03

| WATCH: Fierce storm kills seven in Greek tourist peninsula Seven people died and at least 23 were injured as a fierce storm ripped through beachfronts in one of Greece's top tourist areas, terrifying thousands of holidaymakers caught in the open, authorities said Thursday....
05:52 2019-07-12

Subtropical Storm Andrea forms over Atlantic, expected to dissipate: NHC Subtropical Storm Andrea formed over the western Atlantic on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said, adding that the storm was expected to dissipate on Wednesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Was Mexico’s freak summer hail storm due to global warming? The Mexican city of Guadalajara was hit by an unusual storm that left cars buried beneath 2 metres of hail – but we can’t say that climate change is responsible...
21:26 2019-07-01

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
06:52 2019-07-02

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year’s 2nd major storm NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that’s set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India’s second major storm of the season. The India Meteorological Department said Wednesday that Cyclone Vayu was due to h...
09:26 2019-06-12

South Sudan lawmakers storm out of budget presentation in parliament South Sudan lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation for the 2019/20 financial year by the finance minister on Thursday, citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries of civil servants and soldiers, a Reuters witness said....
11:13 2019-06-20

Hong Kong Protesters Storm Legislature, Dividing the Movement After weeks of protest that took the high road, a smaller group’s use of force to enter and deface government chambers raises questions about direction and leadership....
00:26 2019-07-02

A Freak Storm Dumped Nearly Five Feet of Hail on Guadalajara This Weekend Guadalajara’s streets became rivers briefly over the weekend. A powerful storm dumped rain and hail over the central Mexico city, and when the slurry finally settled, parts of it were buried up to five feet deep in hail.Read more......
00:26 2019-07-02

Hail storm buries parts of Mexican city of Guadalajara in ice A freak hail storm has struck parts of Mexico's Guadalajara, leaving up to 2 meters (2 yards) of ice on the streets. The summer temperatures had hit 30 degrees Centigrade in the days leading up to the storm....
15:00 2019-07-01

Cyclone Vayu poised to hit India as year's 2nd major storm Indian authorities are bracing for a severe cyclone strengthening in the Arabian Sea that's set to make landfall in the western state of Gujarat as India's second major storm of the season....
10:13 2019-06-12

Protesters storm Bahraini embassy in Iraqi capital Baghdad BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says protesters have stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad in protest against a conference held in the gulf nation. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said the protesters stayed in the garden Thursday and d...
22:39 2019-06-27

Royal Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speedboats A "bold" mission to seize a super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship from a helicopter....
16:26 2019-07-04

Driver killed when storm blows shop’s roof onto car in Kentucky A Kentucky driver was killed when a pawn shop’s roof crashed on top of his car during a severe thunderstorm, according to new reports. The roof blew off Wednesday afternoon in Prestonburg, trapping four cars — only one occupied, by a man and his fiancée — under the rubble, local s...
17:26 2019-05-30

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for DemocratsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00 2019-07-12

Sponsored: Toyota Glanza Is Ready To Take Hatchback Market By Storm The Toyota Glanza is finally here! It marks a new era in Toyota Kirloskar Motor's Hatchback story in India and it is exactly what the youth is looking for, as their first car purchase....
14:39 2019-07-10

Storm chaser proposes to boyfriend in front of massive tornado Their love can weather any storm. A meteorologist found the perfect, if not perilous, backdrop to propose to his boyfriend on Tuesday — popping the question in front of a massive tornado. “The 2 loves of my life,” storm chaser Joey Krastel tweeted, along with a photo of the special...
23:52 2019-05-30

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
16:39 2019-07-14

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
16:00 2019-07-13

Storm Reveals 4,500-Year-Old Forest of a ‘Sunken Kingdom’ in Wales A storm has revealed an amazing sight on a beach in Wales. High gusts of winds have exposed an ancient forest of dead trees that are 4,500 years old. These submerged trees are believed to have inspired a legend about a sunken kingdom that has played a very important part in Welsh mythology. The Reve...
19:39 2019-05-24

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who called 911, kept the woman afloat on the paddleboa...
05:39 2019-07-01

From wind tunnels to megadeals, the Boeing sales boss facing new MAX storm Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX, Boeing's sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jet's return to service....
15:52 2019-06-28

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widespread anger over proposed laws that would allow extraditions to the mainland. In a direct challenge to Beijing, black-clad protesters wearing hard hats ...
21:52 2019-07-01

Up to 2 feet of rain to deluge Gulf states as storm brews offshore Residents along the Gulf Coast should begin bracing for heavy rainfall and a storm surge as the formation of a tropical storm -- the second named system of the Atlantic hurricane season -- is possible later this week....
20:13 2019-07-10

'Storm of Lynchian menace': film-maker gives art gallery his prints to sell HOME gallery in Manchester hopes to raise £42,500 by selling the limited-edition printsThe film-maker David Lynch has charged no fee to the Manchester gallery hosting the biggest ever UK exhibition of his visual art and given them 100 limited-edition prints to sell to fund future projects.HOME in Ma...
02:13 2019-07-05

U.S. oil producers shut offshore output as storm forms in Gulf of Mexico Anadarko Petroleum Corp has joined major U.S. oil producers shutting production and withdrawing staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm threatening oil-producing areas....
20:00 2019-07-10

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously close to the tops of levees that protect New Orleans...
16:39 2019-07-10

Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner review – social media storm lit up Royal Court, LondonJasmine Lee-Jones’s play follows an online battle about the Instagram star and tackles racism, misogyny and colourismThe lights are still dead when this play opens. A wrapped-up body is dragged on stage and dumped in a grave. This is not the outright murder it seems but the acting...
13:39 2019-07-09