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At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods

Large areas have been submerged by heavy monsoon rain in recent days, with many rivers still above flood levelThe death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen ...

At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods

Source: theguardian.com

Floods and landslides kill more than 100 people in Nepal, India and Bangladesh More than 100 people have died in Bangladesh, Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
00:39 2019-07-16

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
21:52 2019-07-15

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
09:39 2019-07-14

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
09:39 2019-07-14

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC, including almost two million people in the northe...
09:26 2019-07-16

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
19:39 2019-07-14

Floods force millions to flee homes in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than three million people from their homes across north and northeastern India, officials said on Monday, as the death toll in neighboring Nepal and low-lying Bangladesh rose to 76 after days of heavy monsoon rains....
17:00 2019-07-15

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
10:52 2019-07-16

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-07-13

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
12:13 2019-05-23

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
22:52 2019-07-10

14 Killed, 11 Missing After Dam Breach In Maharashtra Floods Villages Fourteen people were killed and 11 are still missing after heavy rainfall led to a breach in the Tiware Dam in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra on Tuesday night....
14:13 2019-07-04

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

5 Children Drown, 24 Others Dead In Bihar Floods Affecting 25 Lakh People The number of deaths in the Bihar floods rose to 24 on Monday, with 25.66 lakh people reeling from the deluge in 12 districts of the state following incessant rains in neighbouring country Nepal,......
22:00 2019-07-15

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
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People In Assam's River Islands Miss Citizen List Hearings Due To Floods The Assam floods have left the state paralysed, with around three dozen people killed and 54 lakh displaced. People living on islands along the Brahmaputra river are facing another problem....
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16:39 2019-05-28

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09:52 2019-06-11

3 people killed as 2 trains collide in southern Pakistan Pakistani railroad official says a passenger train has collided with a freight train in the southern city of Hyderabad, killing three people and injuring several others...
19:00 2019-06-20

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Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each of the close relatives of nearly 300 people killed...
00:52 2019-07-17

16 people killed in 'barbaric' Papua New Guinea attack Sixteen women and children were killed in the remote town of Tari in Hela Province, Papua New Guinea in an attack described by police as "barbaric and inhumane."...
16:00 2019-07-10

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) s...
11:00 2019-07-15

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movement has said....
16:13 2019-06-12

13 people killed after wall collapses from heavy rains in India Reuters A wall collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai on Tuesday, killing at least 13 people as a second straight day of heavy rain disrupted rail and air traffic. More than 300 mm (11.8 inches) of rain fell over 24 hours in some areas, flooding streets and railway tracks. Municipal aut...
05:00 2019-07-03

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family....
16:39 2019-05-30

London police increase patrols after four people killed in as many days The murders of at least five people in just as many days have triggered a massive investigation by London police and an increase of patrol across the British capital....
21:00 2019-06-17

Ten people killed when private plane crashes into Texas hangar Ten people were killed on Sunday when their private turboprop airplane crashed into a hangar during takeoff and burst into flames at the municipal airport in Addison, Texas, outside Dallas, an airport official said....
05:13 2019-07-01

Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa....
12:13 2019-07-21

Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries....
04:26 2019-07-05

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08:26 2019-06-22

An Amusement Park Ride Snapped in Half and Killed Two People in India A popular pendulum-style ride at an amusement park in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad broke on Sunday while the ride was operating. The accident was caught on video. The city mayor’s office said two people died, and 29 others were injured in the accident at Kankaria Amusement Park, accord...
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16:39 2019-07-14

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18:39 2019-05-26

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16:13 2019-05-22

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04:00 2019-05-27

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13:26 2019-06-19

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
17:52 2019-06-13

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02:26 2019-05-30

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08:00 2019-05-27

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
14:39 2019-07-01

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
15:26 2019-05-22

Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
14:13 2019-07-14

8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
22:39 2019-06-06

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest Nepal's reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said....
14:39 2019-05-28

Air India Flight Overshoots Main Runway At Nepal's Airport An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal today morning. The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the......
17:00 2019-06-02

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
02:26 2019-05-30

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
17:00 2019-07-15

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
22:00 2019-07-14

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
16:39 2019-05-27

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
15:00 2019-06-06

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate neighborhoods in Kathmandu, police official Shyam La...
20:26 2019-05-26

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
18:39 2019-05-27

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17:39 2019-07-16

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23:52 2019-06-02

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verdict this week against Peter Dalglish, a year after...
09:26 2019-06-12

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
14:52 2019-06-05

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
21:52 2019-05-25

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.Peter John Dalglish, 62, a high-profile humanitaria...
23:00 2019-07-09

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-05

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
14:52 2019-07-13

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17:39 2019-05-25

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
21:26 2019-07-07

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
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Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
09:13 2019-06-05

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
11:00 2019-06-07

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
13:26 2019-07-14

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behind bars for raping two young boys in a small villag...
20:26 2019-07-09

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
02:26 2019-07-10

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
08:52 2019-06-06

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
18:39 2019-07-14

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to stunting and undernutrition.Biscuits, crisps, instan...
07:26 2019-07-17

Floods Swamp U.S. Farm Belt The wettest year on record is piling up costs for the nation’s biggest agricultural companies, stalling farmers’ fieldwork and slowing shipments across the U.S. Farm Belt....
16:39 2019-05-23

Spanish man dies after being swept away by floods One man's body has been found after a river burst its banks during sudden, torrential rain in the northern Spanish region of Navarra on Monday night, the local government said....
12:39 2019-07-09

Here's how to escape your car if it floods during a hurricane, AAA says If your vehicle becomes submerged in water during flooding, it's important to know what tools to use and what kind of windows will break.       ...
07:39 2019-07-16

Defending against floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina Five years ago, flooding in the Vrbas River Basin devastated Bosnia and Herzegovina. As climate change makes such extreme weather ever-more likely, the small country is making sure it's better prepared....
14:39 2019-05-21

Nepal Denies Tibetans' Request To Hold Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a......
12:39 2019-07-07

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
16:39 2019-07-19

Nepal Climber Bests Own Record Within Week, Scales Everest For 24th Time Just a week after breaking his own record for the most number of summits on Mount Everest, Kami Rita Sherpa yet again climbed the world's highest mountain today morning....
19:13 2019-05-21

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
16:39 2019-05-30

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
19:39 2019-05-27

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
02:26 2019-05-30

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:00 2019-05-25

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the world’s highest peak that likely contributed...
21:39 2019-05-28

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
01:13 2019-07-09

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
00:26 2019-07-02

Climbers call for Nepal to limit Mount Everest permits as deaths rise NAMCHE, Nepal — Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to scale Mount Everest has contributed to dangerous overcrowding, with inexperienced climbers impeding others and causing deadly delays, seasoned mountaineers said. During the short period this season when the weather was cl...
18:39 2019-05-28

UN agency says Libya floods kill 4, displace more than 2,500 CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says heavy rains have triggered severe flooding in southwestern Libya since late May, killing four people and forcing more than 2,500 to flee their homes. The UNHCR says in a statement released on Friday that the rains began on May 28 in the town of Ghat. The tow...
12:26 2019-06-07

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
09:26 2019-07-06

Flash floods prompt rescues in Oklahoma Flooding is an issue in parts of Oklahoma raked by severe storms on Monday. In El Reno and Stillwater, emergency responders were rescuing people from their homes because of high water. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report....
08:52 2019-05-22

Heavy rainfall causes floods in central Serbia BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Torrential rains in the past 24 hours have caused floods in central Serbia that have covered roads and washed into homes, disrupting traffic and damaging bridges. Authorities have beefed up flood defenses along Serbia’s main rivers and introduced emergency measures in s...
16:52 2019-06-03

Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Flash floods Flash floods are one of the most common and deadly severe weather events in the United States. Because of Arizona’s wet winter, the National Weather Service (NWS) is expecting a delayed start to the monsoon storms However, warmer Pacific Ocean temperatures may bring tropical moisture into our regio...
06:00 2019-06-14

6 dead in storms and floods in southeastern China BEIJING (AP) — Six people have died and one is missing after heavy rains and flooding in southeastern China. The official Xinhua News Agency said Sunday that 88,000 people have been evacuated in Jiangxi province following strong winds, hail and floods. More than 100 houses have been destroyed. Autho...
13:39 2019-06-09

Afghanistan: Floods threaten communities, minaret of Jam After a difficult winter, torrential rain and flooding across six of Afghanistan's 34 provinces have left at least 24 people dead and hundreds homeless. The world's second-tallest minaret is also under threat....
06:39 2019-05-26

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
23:13 2019-07-08

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
23:26 2019-06-11

12 More Dead In Assam Floods, 1.3 Lakh Still In Relief Camps Flood waters showed signs of receding in Assam on Saturday but the number of deaths climbed to 62 with rain-related incidents claiming 12 more lives in the last 24 hours. Around 44 lakh people in 24......
22:00 2019-07-20

Global heating to inflict more droughts on Africa as well as floods New UK research predicts extremes of weather will hit food productionGlobal heating could bring many more bouts of severe drought as well as increased flooding to Africa than previously forecast, scientists have warned.New research says the continent will experience many extreme outbreaks of intense...
14:00 2019-06-15

RJD Leader Gives Zero Hour Notice In Rajya Sabha Over Floods Raising the issue of floods across the country in Rajya Sabha, Rashtriya Janata Dal lawmaker Manoj Jha on Thursday gave Zero Hour notice in the upper house of Parliament....
08:52 2019-07-18

Putin travels to Siberia as floods turn deadly The Irkutsk region has been hit by torrential rains, causing Lake Baikal and the Angara River to burst their banks. At least five people have been killed and hundreds injured....
03:13 2019-06-30

U.S. to allow September 1 grazing on unplantable acres to help farmers after floods The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Thursday announced a new measure to help farmers who were unable to plant corn and soybeans due to widespread flooding across the U.S. Midwest....
03:26 2019-06-21

Heavy Rain, Floods In China Force Evacuation Of Nearly 80,000 The heaviest average rainfall to lash a swathe of southern and eastern China in more than half a century brought torrential rain and floods, destroying houses, damaging crops and forcing the......
15:39 2019-07-11

15 Lakh Affected By Assam Floods, At Least 7 Dead: 10 Points The monsoon floods in Assam claimed another life today, taking the number of deaths in the rain-ravaged state to seven. Official sources said that over 15 lakh people have been affected in 25 of......
18:26 2019-07-13

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wr...
03:39 2019-07-16

Floods Affect 15,000 In Tripura, Mizoram, Train Services Hit Over 15,000 people have shifted to relief camps and other safer places in Tripura and Mizoram due to flooding of low lying areas and villages by rain, officials said on Sunday....
22:13 2019-07-14

4 dead as killer tornadoes, floods slam central U.S. A violent storm system blasting through parts of the Midwest was linked to three deaths while fueling almost 60 tornado reports, forecasters said.        ...
21:52 2019-05-22

U.S. corn plantings top expectations despite floods; prices sink U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
20:52 2019-06-28

Torrential DC rainstorm floods White House basement Fierce rainstorms swamped the nation’s capital Monday morning, causing massive road and rail delays, knocking out power for thousands — and flooding the White House basement....
18:39 2019-07-08

After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains....
04:26 2019-07-05

In the Midwest, Relentless Floods Dredge Up ‘Shadow’ of 1993 The Great Flood of 1993, one of the worst in American history, left entire towns ravaged. With heavy spring rains and saturated soil, some fear a repeat....
13:00 2019-06-03

CFMoto India Launch Delayed Due To Mumbai Floods The past few days have seen heavy showers in the city of Mumbai affecting the lives of local residents. The floods also led to a number of events and activities being delayed with the latest one being......
12:39 2019-07-03

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
17:01 2019-07-19

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
14:52 2019-07-05

97 Dead In Bihar Floods, Sitamarhi District Worst-Hit With 27 Deaths Five more people have died in the Bihar floods, pushing the number of dead up to 97 on Saturday, as over 69 lakh people were affected in 12 districts, the state's disaster management department said....
03:52 2019-07-21

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the rising waters....
19:52 2019-07-16

Watch: Car Caught In Chhattisgarh Flash Floods Washed Away Within Minutes A car was washed away after it was caught in flash floods in Chhattisgarh on Saturday, as seen in a terrifying video posted by news agency ANI. Water overflowing from a flooded drain swept the car......
19:13 2019-07-07

Video: Powerful Flash Floods Sweep Cars Into River Flash floods powerful enough to sweep vehicles into a river were captured on camera in China. The incident took place in southwest China's Guizhou province....
18:39 2019-06-27

Floods follow heavy rain in south-central Nebraska Floodwaters covered large areas of south-central Nebraska on Tuesday after up to nine inches of rain fell in some spots. Parts of highways were closed and dive teams were sent to help people trapped in their homes. (July 10)        ...
11:26 2019-07-10

Caught between floods and drought: Farmers in Nicaragua living in uncertainty Across the Central American Dry Corridor, communities are facing increasingly extreme weather. In Nicaragua, the region's poorest country, subsistence farmers like Blanca Landero Betarco face a daily battle....
13:39 2019-06-12

Missouri Tornadoes: Heavy Rains, Devastating Floods and ‘Then the Sirens Go’ First came floods across Nebraska and Iowa. Then the Mississippi River rose and rose, threatening towns. And on Wednesday, a series of violent tornadoes tore through the region....
03:13 2019-05-24

Major grain traders face one-two punch from U.S. floods, trade war Severe U.S. weather likely dented earnings for large grain companies including Archer Daniels Midland Co and Bunge Ltd for a second straight quarter, adding to headwinds from a still-unresolved U.S.-China trade war, analysts and economists said....
20:00 2019-07-10

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
21:13 2019-07-11

Tigress takes ‘day-long nap’ while seeking refuge from floods in man’s home A man in the flood-ravaged Assam state of India was stunned to find an intruder napping in his home. The purr-patrator? A weary tigress taking shelter from the storm. The big cat is believe to have wandered from the Kaziranga National Park, where 92 animals have already died from the monsoon. The Wi...
19:13 2019-07-19

6 Dead, 18 Missing After Dam Breach Floods Villages In Maharashtra's Ratnagiri Heavy monsoon rains in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra led to a breach in Tiware Dam last night and flooding of villages down-stream. At least two people are dead and more than 20 missing...
09:00 2019-07-03

It’s Raining Inside the Metro as Flash Floods Rage Across Washington, DC Washington, D.C. commuters came back to work after the long weekend with a bang. Powerful storms swept across the nation’s capital, inundating roadways, unleashing flash floods, and creating at least two waterfalls in the Metro system. Even the White House experienced some flooding....
19:00 2019-07-08

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

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of delayed barges tried to maneuver upriver....
16:52 2019-06-21

Rain pummels DC-area, floods White House basement A slow-moving rainstorm has washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. (July 8)        ...
23:13 2019-07-08

Floods in 2009 and 2015 were worst in Cumbria for centuries – study Analysis in north-west England linked to evidence of UK’s vulnerability to climate crisis The floods of 2009 and 2015 in north-west England were the worst for more than 550 years, according to groundbreaking analysis of lake sediment in the region.Residents have long suspected that the devastating f...
09:26 2019-05-22

Assam Man, Rescued During Floods, Happy "Most Precious" NRC Paper Is Safe In flood-ravaged rural Assam thousands who are displaced are as worried for their lives and that of their families as they are for their citizenship papers....
09:13 2019-07-16

Subway stop floods after downpour knocks out wall in Queens Everybody was surfing — surfing M-T-A. Wednesday night’s downpours took out a temporary wall at the Court Square-23rd Street subway stop in Long Island City, flooding the platform and knocking a man off his feet and nearly onto the track as a train entered the station, according to video poste...
21:00 2019-07-18

Financial future of Mississippi Delta uncertain after rampant floods Life as most people know it has come to a slow halt in the Mississippi Delta. More than 500,000 acres of land, according to the Mississippi Levee Board, has been covered by backwater floods that can’t seem to escape....
00:52 2019-05-24

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:00 2019-07-16

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
17:52 2019-07-04

Child, pregnant mom found dead in car amid floods in Pennsylvania A Pennsylvania police chief says a pregnant woman and her 8-year-old son have been found dead in a car swept away by floodwaters. Douglass Township Police Chief John Dzurek told news outlets the car was swept down the Manatawny Creek for about a half-mile on Thursday night, while the woman was on th...
09:39 2019-07-12

Floods threaten communities along rain-swollen Arkansas River Communities are getting hit by flooding along the Arkansas River from downpours upstream that have prompted officials to open dams to protect some cities but inundate others.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Mother grizzly bear killed by train, then her 2 cubs struck and killed by another train, Montana officials say A grizzly bear family grazing by train tracks near Glacier National Park in Montana all died when they were struck by trains in two incidents just hours apart earlier this month, according to officials....
18:52 2019-06-18

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment arriving on the market is built to be updated online to work at full capacity....
19:01 2019-05-21

Danube cruise captain arrested as floods halt search near shipwreck A Hungarian court on Saturday ordered the arrest of the captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, although it left open the possibility of granting him bail....
18:00 2019-06-01

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains and livestock....
20:39 2019-07-11

U.S. Midwest floods to weigh on diesel demand in fall harvest season A disappointing planting season due to massive flooding in the U.S. Midwest this spring is expected to have spillover effects on diesel demand during harvest season, analysts and traders said....
23:01 2019-07-10

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

Heavy rain and floods in India's Assam kill at least 10 and displace more than 1 million Heavy monsoon rains in India's northeast Assam state displaced more than a million people from their homes and flash floods killed at least 10 in the past 72 hours, state authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen in coming days....
18:26 2019-07-13

Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
17:26 2019-07-11

Epic floods and trade wars – the US farmers battered by politics and climate The weather is wild, the tariffs are rising, and as frustration ripples through the Iowa corn fields, rural America is ready to confront its 2020 candidatesAaron Heley Lehman listened to the rain tap his window pane in the machine shed for two weeks, wondering when he would ever finish planting corn...
16:13 2019-05-30

China landslide sweeps cars away as floods kill dozens – video A landslide sweeps across a road in China's Fujian province, in the south-east, pushing cars before it. Days of rain have caused havoc, affecting hundreds of thousands of people and submerging vast swathes of farmland. More than 60 people are feared dead. Continue reading......
08:52 2019-06-15

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
00:13 2019-05-22

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

Assam Woman Delivers Baby On Boat During Floods, Names Him Krishna A 24-year-old woman in flood-hit Assam gave birth to a baby boy in a boat on Monday and named him Krishna after Lord Krishna, who was also born during massive floods, according to the Hindu mythology...
12:39 2019-07-18

Dozens rescued from Oklahoma floods as storms swamp central U.S.: officials Dozens of people were rescued from rising waters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms generating tornadoes and heavy rain roared through central United States on Tuesday....
19:01 2019-05-21

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh government, the country’s foreign minister has said...
10:52 2019-07-19

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
13:01 2019-07-18

25 Dead, Lakhs Affected In Bihar Floods; Nitish Kumar Takes Stock Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Tuesday that 25 people have so far been killed in flash floods, that have affected 25.71 lakh people in 16 districts of the state....
12:26 2019-07-16

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.        ...
22:26 2019-07-16

Danube cruise captain in court as floods prevent attempts to reach wreck The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, appeared in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
14:26 2019-06-01

Forcibly evacuated and destroyed: a small Oklahoma town almost washed from the map in historic floods For a week and a half, all 610 residents of Webbers Falls have been forcibly evacuated from their homes poised beside the bulging Arkansas River as historic floods have swept through the once cozy community, threatening the lives and livelihoods of every single person and pet....
17:00 2019-06-04

Sushil Modi Trolled For Watching "Super 30" Amid Bihar Floods. His Reply A day after being trolled for watching a Hrithik Roshan movie at a time when Bihar is reeling under heavy floods, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today defended himself by saying that he was......
20:00 2019-07-19

Washington Hit By Heavy Rains, Floods; White House Basement Offices Leak Driving rains flooded parts of Washington, DC, on Monday, shattering a daily record in just an hour, forcing 15 swift-water rescues from stranded cars and causing an undeniable leak in the White......
01:13 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Cargill fourth-quarter profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% slump in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-China trade war and also flooding in the central United States that hit marketing and transportation of grains....
16:52 2019-07-11

Rare Rhinos In Kaziranga National Park In Danger As Assam Floods Worsen Floods in Assam worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleeing the......
12:26 2019-07-16

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

Low prices, floods and trade wars plague American farmers, putting their survival at risk Rains that delayed planting in the Midwest compound the crisis for farmers already struggling with low prices and trade wars.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

UN chief expresses solidarity with Indonesian authorities after flash floods kill dozens in Papua More than 70 have died and dozens are missing in Indonesia’s eastern province of Papua, which was hit by flash floods and landslides on Sunday, and more than 4,000 have reportedly been displaced....
14:39 2019-05-21

London weather forecast: A month's rain falls in hours in parts of UK as floods hit capital A month's worth of rainfall was set to fall in just a few hours in parts of the UK today, forecasters said, as flooding hit parts of London amid torrential downpours....
04:26 2019-06-11

Google Maps Adds Mumbai Floods Feature To Alert Waterlogged Roads & Road Closures An annual event now, the city of Mumbai finds itself coming to a halt every time the rain gods are a little more generous than usual. The city's crumbling infrastructure can barely handle its......
10:39 2019-07-03

METALS-Nickel hits 2-week high as Indonesia floods raise supply disruption fears Nickel prices jumped to two-week highs on Friday as flooding in Indonesia, a major producer and exporter of the metal, sparked fears of supply disruptions....
08:52 2019-06-14

Record Floods and Trump’s Trade War Are Threatening to Make This Year a ‘Train Wreck’ for Corn Farmers A smartphone could fit in the space between James McCune’s index finger and thumb as the Illinois farmer describes the height of crops stunted by incessant rain and unseasonably cool weather. “Corn’s not supposed to be this tall” in mid-June, McCune, who can trace his family&...
18:13 2019-06-14

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
11:00 2019-07-16

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1% in its satirical crosshairs. Billed as an exploration of the “escalating aggressiveness between the political right and left in America,” the film’s...
19:39 2019-07-15

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern USA More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern USA, falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
00:13 2019-06-04

'Horrible scenes:' More rain threatens areas swamped by record floods in central, southern US More unwelcome rain is forecast this week in much of the central and southern U.S., falling upon areas already swamped by record-breaking floods.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

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

'Nowhere for the water to go': Tornadoes, floods hit central US day after 20 tornadoes A tornado tore through a neighborhood near Tulsa International Airport on Tuesday as a powerful storm triggered flash flooding and washed out roads across parts of Oklahoma.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

When Important People Die, He’s There You’ve probably never heard of Robert M. Boetticher Sr., but he has helped arrange the funeral services of multiple presidents, first ladies and celebrities....
19:13 2019-05-21

Why did people line up to buy this new CPU? AMD has a lineup of new CPUs out now, but good luck finding them. Eager fans lined up at stores around the world to get in on the excellent new products.Read More...
00:26 2019-07-11

How to Help Your Kid Find Their People My 6-year-old daughter has been complaining about a girl at school. She plays with her often, but lately, she has been frustrated with the way she cuts her off when she’s talking and dismisses her need for “space.” I’ve tried to give her tools to communicate her feelings, but the other night, as she...
20:39 2019-06-05

Kia e-Niro: the EV for the people The Kia e-Niro does what few of the current crop of electric vehicles can manage. It offers a complete EV (electric vehicle) experience for the people. While Tesla may still be pushing the boundaries of EVs, its cars come with a price tag which puts them out of reach of the many.Meanwhile offerings ...
23:52 2019-07-06

How to Help the People of Sudan June has been a violent month in Sudan’s capital of Khartoum, as peaceful protestors demonstrating for a civilian-led government have been attacked in the streets by paramilitary forces. It’s been estimated that more than 100 people have been killed and hundreds more injured....
18:39 2019-06-20

Wealthy people think they’re better than others, even when they’re not Well, this is rich. Research published online Monday in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology found that people in higher social classes tend to think they are more adept at certain tasks — even when they are not — than their lower-class peers. And that overconfidence is often seen by oth...
19:00 2019-05-21

Infographic: People still have no idea what IoT actually is While the majority of people own Internet of Things devices, many don't have a good understanding of what the technology is, according to a Metova report....
16:13 2019-06-12

How many people did it take to colonize Australia? A new study suggests that the first humans to move into Australia and New Guinea came in larger numbers—and perhaps with more of a plan—than some researchers previously thought. People have lived in Australia and New Guinea since at least 60,000 years ago, when sea levels were about 100 meters (300 ...
06:00 2019-06-20

Can people die from rheumatoid arthritis? A person cannot die directly as a result of rheumatoid arthritis, but the condition can lead to life-threatening health complications. Learn about the factors involved and methods of preventing complications here....
02:13 2019-06-20

Why More And More Millennials Are Choosing To Become 'Pod People' PodShare is a service that creates compact, dorm-like buildings that hold about 10 to 30 people. All the residents share a communal area, kitchen and bathrooms - and more and more millennials are......
16:13 2019-05-21

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be normal, especially in babies. Learn more about laughing during sleep here....
11:00 2019-06-01

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.       ...
18:52 2019-07-20

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to age 26 (previously it was recommended for women up to 26, and men up to 21) with a “weak endorsement” for people up to age 45....
20:00 2019-06-27

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
07:39 2019-06-07

Boeing may rebrand the 737 Max so people are willing to fly in it again Boeing has a serious problem on its hands. After a pair of fatal crashes that claimed hundreds of lives, the company’s 737 Max jetliner has been seriously tarnished. Nobody really wants to fly on the planes, even if Boeing can figure out how to keep them from killing people, and that means the...
00:00 2019-06-19

White People Are Boring Soggy toilet paper sheet repurposed as a mesh romper for bougie chipmunks David Brooks emerged from his seltzer waterbed today to warn us that the Democrats will definitely lose the Presidential election if we don’t remember to be as damp as he is. He is maybe not wrong—perhaps a can of La Croix mig...
23:39 2019-06-28

What will your digital footprint tell people about you when you die? From exposing sexual secrets to repairing a bad image, the digital afterlife and who controls it matters in unexpected ways, as a fascinating new book explains...
13:13 2019-06-23

Over 50 people given oath of citizenship in NYC Fifty-two citizenship candidates from over 25 countries took the Oath of Allegiance to become America's newest citizens Tuesday during a naturalization ceremony held at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum in New York. (July 2)        ...
13:00 2019-07-03

Facebook will ban ads that tell people in U.S. not to vote Facebook Inc will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
00:52 2019-07-01

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting coping strategies. Learn more here....
02:26 2019-07-11

The #1 Account All Wealthy People Have (That You Probably Don't) Wealthy people take advantage of all the tax breaks they can get. This little used retirement account is how they are able to accumulate millions for retirement....
15:39 2019-05-21

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
18:52 2019-06-07

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known as the Death Zone, according to the Guardian. Tour ...
07:00 2019-05-25

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
11:13 2019-06-19

Why people get headaches from looking at buildings It's three o'clock. You're at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on....
09:13 2019-07-01

Facebook Will Ban Ads That Tell People in US Not to Vote Facebook will ban ads that discourage people from voting ahead of the 2020 US presidential election, according to its second annual Civil Rights Audit published on Sunday....
10:39 2019-07-01

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
19:00 2019-06-18

For the Love of God, Stop Glamorizing These People On Thursday, Los Angeles magazine published an interview with Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Linton, a wannabe actress, got some bad press for her out-of-touch Instagram posts and dressing like a super villain while holding sheets of cash. This isn’t her first comeback,...
14:52 2019-06-14

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
18:52 2019-06-21

Snakebites kill at least 80,000 people per year and probably more Statesman and former United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan once called snakebites “the biggest public health crisis you’ve never heard of.” The World Health Organization is looking to change that....
11:00 2019-05-23

Should You Get Amazon's New Card for People With Bad Credit? If you have bad credit or no credit and really love shopping with Amazon, ecommerce’s big daddy has a new credit card option to consider....
01:00 2019-06-11

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a trip to the Bahamas last year, they downloaded a savings game app that let them “set it and......
18:39 2019-07-03

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate the ingredients that turns them into something humans have revered for thousands of years....
05:39 2019-06-13

Sprint 5G arrives where people actually live Sprint’s 5G network for phones just went live yesterday in what’s becoming the biggest competitive market for 5G: Chicago. And, it’s offering a very different package from what we’ve seen from Verizon’s 5G network. The rollout makes Sprint’s 5G network ...
21:52 2019-07-12

Same Diet Has Different Effects On 2 Different People: Study A new study has confirmed this belief through a study that showed that the same meal plan will not show the same results for two people even as genetically similar to each other as twins....
15:52 2019-06-11

48 kilometers is the farthest most people will travel to get some ass It turns out that 48 kilometers (30 miles) is the maximum distance most dating app users are willing to travel for a chance to meet the love of their lives. Indeed, two-thirds of people (68 percent) are seeking partners within the borders of their own state, with a third of those unwilling to consid...
19:26 2019-07-18

The Perfect Squad Size Is 3 People If you were paying attention to this week’s E3 announcements and also care about co-operative games, you might have noticed something: There are a lot of three-player co-op games. Rainbow Six Quarantine, the new Escape mode for Gears 5, even Battletoads. To this I say: It’s about damn time. Three pe...
06:00 2019-06-15

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing result. That’s fair enough, because the Mets are th...
20:00 2019-05-30

Dear White People, How You Like Your Grits? OK, OK, OK, I have a confession—the headline is a tad misleading as I don’t really care how white people like their grits or whether they know what a grit is. This is really about that Justin Simien show on Netflix. Ha! Gotcha!...
22:26 2019-06-19

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older person’s house and do a one-off task, like moving ...
10:39 2019-06-29

Bacteria keeps people off Mississippi beaches Toxic bacteria are keeping swimmers out of the water on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Polluted Midwest floodwaters have fed an outbreak of cyanobacterium, which can cause rashes, diarrhea and vomiting. (July 9)        ...
14:52 2019-07-09

Rich People Sad, Hook It to My Veins Rich guys are always winning in politics—not just when they run for office, but also when they want laws passed and bills defeated. In the rare instances where they do not win, they are shocked that they did not. And it is very funny when this happens....
00:52 2019-06-14

The German constitution: Putting people first The radical humanism of the German Basic Law is still startling today, 70 years after it was adopted. Its approach was a response to the bitter experiences of National Socialism....
16:52 2019-05-22

Outriders is a cooperative shooter from People Can Fly Outriders is the latest People Can Fly Game. The studio is best known for Bulletstorm on the Xbox 360, and now it's making a modern, multiplayer shooter.Read More...
10:39 2019-06-11

And Then There Was One: Three People Lived in This Village Until Two Were Murdered. Thirty years ago, 200 people lived in the Moldovan village of Dobrusa. But most have since left or died. After a twin killing in February, there’s only one survivor still standing....
11:00 2019-07-15

The Tokyo neighbourhood where people come to disappear For hundreds of years people have come to Sanya in search of labouring jobs, shelter and a sense of belonging – but the area is changing fast, and its residents are struggling to adaptAt first sight, Sanya looks much like any other Tokyo suburb: well-appointed homes, supermarkets and fast-food resta...
20:39 2019-06-14

Nine people die in Hawaii plane crash No survivors in crash on the North Shore of Oahu after plane burst into flamesNine people died when a small plane used in a sky dive operation crashed on Oahu on Friday night, officials in Hawaii said.There were no survivors after the twin engine King Air plane crashed near Dillingham Airfield on Oa...
15:26 2019-06-22

CDC: Pig ear dog treats are making people sick The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration and local health officials are investigating salmonella outbreaks in 13 states that may have been caused by pig ear dog treats....
21:13 2019-07-05

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
16:52 2019-05-28

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
17:39 2019-05-21

These are the 56 people who signed the Declaration of Independence Some of the signers are world famous – among them Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams – and some are obscure.        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Putin Says Russians and Ukrainians Are ‘One People’ MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate. Putin made the comments in an interview with the American film director Oliver Stone on June 19; material from the interview was used ...
19:26 2019-07-20

Twitter Is Ratting You Out to the People You Unfollowed If you unfollow someone on Twitter right now, Twitter might send them a notification. Thanks to the bug, which has been active for over a week now, user X might get a “Y followed you” notification when Y actually unfollowed X. Twitter has told multiple news outlets that it’s working on a fix. In the...
17:26 2019-06-20

4 Your Health: More people are committing suicide Suicide has increased by more than a third since 1999. The number of people dying by suicide is on the rise. That is according to a new study from the CDC. According to the report, the suicide rate has risen by a third since 1999. The increase was seen in almost all races and all ethnic groups. Obes...
21:39 2019-06-20

The Worst People in America Are Rebranding Over the past decade or so, the Koch political network, now headed by Charles Koch after his brother David’s departure from politics last year, has become the symbol of excess wealth and inordinate political power in America. It appears that the Kochs have realized this and decided it’s long past ti...
16:13 2019-05-21

How People Talked About iTunes When It First Launched It’s official. Apple announced yesterday that it would begin killing off iTunes, one of the company’s most important software products ever. And, to be honest, there isn’t much love lost, since iTunes has become widely reviled by most users in recent years. But that wasn’t always the case.Read more....
23:26 2019-06-04

More young people suffering from strokes (WMC) Many people associate a stroke diagnosis with older patients, but doctors say younger people are at risk too. Stephanie Buntin is a 39-year-old mother, living in Memphis, Tennessee. For the most part, she and her family live a healthy life. But on Easter Sunday, Buntin said she started feeling...
21:39 2019-06-20

I Can't Deal With People Getting Ahead Of Me In MMOs Earlier today, my Kotaku coworker Heather Alexandra posted what I am sure was an amazing and insightful look at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. An ending that I’m still a level and a half and a whole bunch of quests away from experiencing. I am so damn jealous....
21:52 2019-07-11

Iran defends execution of gay people The US and Germany have condemned Iran after its foreign minister defended the policy of execution for homosexuality. The issue erupted after a pointed question from a German reporter....
13:39 2019-06-12

Will Congress put three people out of work for each one it helps? Should the national minimum wage be raised gradually from the current $7.25 per hour to $15 per hour by 2025, as proposed by the Raise the Wage Act? The Congressional Budget Office has shed some new light on the debate surrounding this high-profile bill, which was introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-V...
21:52 2019-07-16

What Can The Raptors Possibly Do To Make People Believe The Lie? The Raptors took down the Bucks on Saturday, 100-94, to clinch an NBA Finals berth for the first time in franchise history. With that series victory, Toronto seemingly vanquished the infamous Drake curse, exorcised the demons of past postseason failures and even vindicated Kawhi Leonard’s place as ...
01:52 2019-05-27

Is your cybersecurity training reaching the right people? Cybersecurity training should be targeted so it changes behaviours to minimise cyber harm. As the Victorian government found, the most appropriate targets might not be who you first think....
08:26 2019-06-03

Dutch airline KLM calls for people to fly less The Netherlands’ national airline urges people to ‘fly responsibly’ and to invest in its carbon-offsetting schemeDutch airline KLM has launched a campaign asking people to fly less. The video and open letter from CEO Pieter Elbers asks: “Do you always have to meet face-to-face?” and “Could you take ...
21:13 2019-07-11

EV Credits Mostly Go Towards Rich People Who Would Buy EVs Anyway: Study Most beneficiaries of the federal government’s electric vehicle tax credit would have bought an electric vehicle anyways even if they didn’t receive a subsidy, according to a new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research....
18:13 2019-06-04

Why are so many people dying in US prisons and jails? The number of Americans dying while incarcerated has surged while the US prison population has increased by 500% over the last 40 yearsOn 10 July 2015, 28-year-old Sandra Bland was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for what she was told by Texas state trooper Brian Encinia was failing to use her t...
09:26 2019-05-26

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing seasons in years. Here's why so many people ar...
03:39 2019-06-08

How to Protect Your Free Time From Other People Most of us have very little unscheduled time in our days—and it’s hard to keep that time unscheduled. For every precious free evening we hope to put towards finally reading that book, cleaning that closet, or simply sitting on the couch doing nothing, there’s a friend, parent, partner, child, or co...
17:52 2019-07-10

Mastercard to allow transgender people to use chosen name NEW YORK (AP) — Mastercard will allow transgender people to use their chosen names on credit cards in an effort to combat discrimination at the cash register. That means that the name on the credit card owned by a transgender person could be different than that found on their birth certificate or dr...
18:39 2019-06-17

The 7 Funny People Reshaping Comedy Right Now Jaboukie Young-White, the "It's a Guy Thing" crew, Zack Fox, Saturday Night Live’s freshest voice, and more headline a whole new class of joke-makers....
18:13 2019-06-03

Why High-Class People Get Away With Incompetence People who came from higher social classes were more likely to have an inflated sense of their skills, a new study found. This overconfidence was interpreted by strangers as competence....
17:26 2019-05-21

Putin: Russians, Ukrainians are ‘one people’ Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes Russians and Ukrainians constitute one nation and that the countries should find a way to integrate...
15:00 2019-07-20

The US must stand with the people of Hong Kong But for policies to be effective we must keep in mind how US actions affect the debate within China, where there is vigorous struggle over the country’s futureAs the United States engages in an increasingly heated debate over policy towards China – the fight against Huawei, the trade war, talk of a ...
08:52 2019-06-15

19 people share their 'coming out' stories Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-binary is a personal experience. Not everyone is in a position where they can be certain they will receive support. INSIDER highlighted different personal accounts from self-identified LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay...
22:39 2019-05-27

37-year-old man killed in Bronx hit-and-run A 37-year-old was killed Sunday in a hit-and-run in The Bronx, cops said. The man was hit by a green GMC Yukon just after 5 a.m. on Austin Place, near Bruckner Boulevard, in the Woodstock neighborhood, according to the NYPD. EMS rushed the man to Lincoln Hospital where he was pronounced dead, cops s...
21:39 2019-06-16

At least 50 killed in Sudan crackdown At least 50 people are dead and 326 injured after troops stormed the main camp of pro-democracy protesters in Sudan's capital Monday, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
09:00 2019-06-05

Another dog killed under care of pet app Wag: suit The day before actress Olivia Munn came to the rescue of embattled dog-walking app Wag after one of its walkers stole a Manhattan dog, another city pooch was killed during a walk with a different Wag worker — who also stole the pup’s crystal necklace, a new lawsuit charges. The suit, filed in ...
10:26 2019-07-02

My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not....
11:26 2019-05-24

Was this the gun that killed van Gogh? It just sold for $182,000 The gun believed to have killed painter Vincent van Gogh, billed as the most famous weapon in art history, sold for $182,000 at auction in Paris.        ...
01:39 2019-06-20

Two horses killed at Del Mar after colliding Two horses suffered fatal injuries Thursday morning after colliding in an accident during training hours at Del Mar racetrack in California, a spokesman for the track confirmed on Thursday....
20:13 2019-07-18

He resigned from his job, then killed 12. Police don't know why Investigators are still trying to get a better picture of what led a Virginia Beach city engineer to bring two handguns to work on Friday and empty extended magazines in a deadly shooting spree....
21:26 2019-06-04

Man killed in LA hit-and-run was a Holocaust survivor LOS ANGELES — Police said they are looking for a driver in a hit-and-run that killed a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Police Department said Thursday the collision occurred early Monday in a San Fernando Valley neighborhood. Graphic security video shows a light-colore...
05:26 2019-06-22

Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Semi On US 60 WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A 23-year-old man is dead after he was hit by a semi. It happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday on US 60 near Douglas Avenue in Versailles. Officials say the man was hit while walking along the roadway. The coroner pronounced the victim dead at the scene. His name ha...
11:26 2019-05-30

Uber-rich: the wealthy people who will get even wealthier from IPO Ride-hailing app valued at $80bn, below its initial target – but it will still make billions for some early investorsUber on Thursday priced its shares at $45 each on its Wall Street debut, valuing the company at a disappointing $82bn.While its value could rise on the first day of trading, the figur...
15:52 2019-05-21

7 people die in military helicopter crash in Venezuela A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed on Saturday in Hatillo, a municipality near Caracas, killing all seven on board, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Defense....
18:52 2019-05-21

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
15:52 2019-05-21

The tech empowering disabled people in cities Cities are difficult to navigate at the best of times, but for people with disabilities they can be like an obstacle course and a maze wrapped into one....
08:13 2019-05-30

The Best People review: how Trump flooded the swamp Alexander Nazarayan offers a field guide to the black lagoon of Trumpworld, a sump of venality, idiocy and contemptThe swamp remains fetid. Just blocks away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel hoovers greenbacks from foreign governments. On the west coast, word seeps out that the pre...
14:39 2019-06-16

Over 2000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all chose the winning numbers: 0-0-0-0. About half the 2,014 winners bought $1 tickets and will get $5,000,...
09:13 2019-06-24

Health insurance for world's poorest people David Dror is a driven man. His mission: help the poorest people in the world's poorest countries get basic health insurance by relying on each other, not on governments. His method: microinsurance cooperatives....
16:26 2019-07-10

What people are saying on the anniversary of Hong Kong's handover Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets on Monday for a rally to mark the 22nd anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from British to Chinese rule, as anger over an extradition bill plunges the city into political turmoil....
10:13 2019-07-01

Ann Widdecombe: 'Oppressed people turning on the oppressors' Ann Widdecombe has told the European Parliament there is a "long history" of "slaves against their owners" and revolt against the colonies which, she says, mirrors Brexit....
02:00 2019-07-05

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
02:52 2019-06-24

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:00 2019-06-27

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how good (or bad) a citizen they are. Versions of the so-called social credit system are being tested in a dozen cities with the aim of eventually creatin...
11:13 2019-06-04

If you want to hire better people, step up your ‘recruitment marketing’ Have you noticed a shift in the tasks you’re being asked to do as a recruiter recently? Things like monitoring your company’s reputation on review sites, being sure to respond to mentions on social media, and even writing posts for the company blog you weren’t even aware existed? That means your dep...
13:26 2019-07-19

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
16:39 2019-06-03

Pixel 3a review: the people’s Google phone? Great camera and software make a bargain, let down only by middling performance and battery Google’s latest phone, the Pixel 3a, offers the firm’s fantastic camera and software for less than £400, cutting a few corners on the way.The pitch for the Pixel 3a is simple: everything that made the £739 to...
15:52 2019-05-21

We don’t know enough about space radiation to send people to Mars Mankind seems destined to one day set foot on Mars. NASA and other space agencies around the world are already making big plans for sending humans to the Red Planet, but we’re not nearly ready to actually stick human travelers in a ship and send them on the historic journey. As the European Space Ag...
19:00 2019-06-04

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in my Brooklyn apartment. There’s nothing to blame bu...
00:00 2019-07-13

This is the age most people start thinking about their dream wedding Seven in ten married Americans knew what they wanted their wedding day to look like… before they had even met their spouse. A study examining 2,000 Americans’ wedding wishes and aspirations found that men were actually MORE likely (eight percent more likely than women) to think about what they wante...
23:39 2019-06-17

Just a Florida Republican Musing About Killing Gay People In audio released by the Pensacola State Journal on Friday, Florida Republican State Rep. Mike Hill can be heard casually discussing the possibility of introducing legislation to kill gay people....
09:13 2019-06-01

‘Stranger Things’ Season 3: This is what people will be talking about Netflix’s buzzy hit “Stranger Things” is back July 4th, bringing your fix of ’80s nostalgia and everyone’s favorite grumpy police chief. Season 3 of the sci-fi show sees Eleven (Mille Bobby Brown), Jim Hopper (David Harbour), Steve (Joe Keery) and the rest of the residents of Hawkins, Indiana, kicki...
19:39 2019-07-01

People in China have more salt in their diet than anyone else in world People in China consume 10 grams of salt each day on average – the most of any country and twice the level recommended to avoid risks including stroke...
03:00 2019-07-12

Some people have slightly squashed heads thanks to Neanderthal DNA Many people carry Neanderthal DNA that can affect brain cell growth and the insulation around neurons – and that may have a small impact on brain performance...
17:39 2019-05-21

Australians care if politicians tell lies, but people in the US don't Fact-checking politicians' statements alters both the views and the voting intentions of people in Australia – but makes far less difference in the US...
17:39 2019-05-21

1.5M attend Raptors' parade; two people shot Police in Toronto said two people suffered serious but not life-threatening injuries in connection to a shooting. Two people have been taken into custody....
00:52 2019-06-18

"Always Had Faith In People": PM In First Mann Ki Baat Of Second Term Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in first Mann Ki Baat of his second term, today said he "always had faith in the people of India". "When I had said in February that I will meet you again in a few......
08:26 2019-06-30

'The rally could last a lot longer than most people expect,' Jim Cramer says "They're fun. They're companies you know or can learn about," he said, "and you can happily buy them into weakness if you've done the homework and you believe in their prospects."...
03:52 2019-06-18

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it was all a hoax. His name was Bill Kaysing. It began...
07:13 2019-07-10

Drones to Carry People Have Yet to Take Off, but They Will Have a Place to Land A small group of entrepreneurs is betting that once the next generation of autonomous, people-carrying drones take off, they will need a place to land. Investors say it is important to start securing sites so that landing pads are available when the vehicles are ready....
20:00 2019-06-11

First impressions: The OnePlus 7 is a ‘flagship’ for people who can resist the Pro A few weeks ago, OnePlus released its most extravagant phone yet, the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, it’s time for its more vanilla variant, the OnePlus 7. While OnePlus blew us off with the new design and a stunning screen with the Pro version, this one’s just an iterative update to the OnePlus 6T, and you mi...
11:13 2019-05-31

In Los Angeles, only people of color are sentenced to death The county’s prosecutor has won death sentences for 22 defendants, none of them white, report showsLos Angeles has sentenced more people to death than any other county in the US, and only people of color have received the death penalty under the region’s current prosecutor, a new report shows.LA cou...
01:13 2019-06-19

Lee Iacocca gave people what they wanted, whether they knew it or not Lee Iacocca, who died Tuesday, sold America on the Mustang, the minivan and Chrysler, turning the automaker around through genius salesmanship.       ...
15:39 2019-07-03

Fun fact: Only 8.5% of people watch porn with the sound off Here’s a saucy dinner party tidbit for you: less than 10 percent of people watch porn with the sound off. A staggering 91.5 percent of viewers prefer to watch X-rated content with the sound on, according to data shared with TNW by adult site xHamster. By contrast, only 8.5 percent consume porn with ...
20:13 2019-07-11

Google Lens can tell you about the people behind local artworks If you're sitting in a coffee shop and you spot a neat mural on the wall, you could soon use your smartphone to identify the local artist who was behind it. A new feature of Google Lens currently being tested in San Francisco will recognize the artwo......
16:13 2019-07-09

E3 2019: Are video games for people like you? You betcha Enjoying video games isn't exclusively for pre-pubescent boys or millennials. The term "gamer" includes many of us across generations and genders.       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

'Dota Underlords' has more people playing now than 'Artifact' ever did Just a day after going live, the Dota Underlords beta is off to a great start. According to stats from SteamDB, as of Friday night it had over 84,000 players at once -- higher than Valve's troubled Dota 2 spinoff Artifact ever had. It topped out at a......
13:52 2019-06-22

11,000 People Who Prepare Your Airline Food Are Considering a Strike A shortage of controllers hastened the end of the government shutdown this year. Now catering employees hope a similar dynamic will help them win better pay....
20:13 2019-06-04

This tiny Canadian airport sheltered 7,000 people on 9/11 Canada's tiny Gander International Airport in Newfoundland offered refuge to 7,000 displaced airplane passengers on 9/11 and inspired the hit musical "Come from Away." Find out why this spot is a favorite for aviation and theater fans....
12:26 2019-07-13

Wyze’s $20 security cams can now identify people I’m a huge fan of Wyze’s security cameras. I’ve used them for a few months. They’re dead simple, and delightfully cheap. And now they’re getting a little bit cleverer, thanks to a software update that lets them identify people through artificial intelligence. The feature is available to the most rec...
23:00 2019-07-09

Here's What People Thought of Amazon When It First Launched in the Mid-1990s Amazon was founded on July 5, 1994, and launched its online store in 1995, letting people buy books from the comfort of their homes. Twenty-five years after its inception, Amazon now sells everything from taco holders shaped like dinosaurs to tongue brushes that humans can use to lick their cats. An...
17:13 2019-07-03

Why did people take iodine pills after Chernobyl exploded? In the HBO miniseries " Chernobyl ," the Soviet nuclear physicist Ulana Khomyuk (a composite character played by Emily Watson) realizes that there's been a massive release of radioactive material somewhere nearby and immediately pops an iodine pill ....
19:13 2019-06-05

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. ...
17:52 2019-06-01

When good guys do bad things to evil people In the 2009 film “Inglourious Basterds,” Brad Pitt, as 1st Lt. Aldo Raine, leads a merry band of Jewish American Nazi-hunters. In one particularly gruesome scene, a captured Nazi officer who refuses to cooperate is bludgeoned to death with a baseball bat. Another German prisoner is then summarily sh...
10:52 2019-05-31

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
12:00 2019-06-30

Eleven people graduate from Drug Court TUCSON- Eleven people celebrated success by graduating from Pima County’s Drug Court and Drug Treatment Program on Thursday, June 6th. DTAP is a three year program for non-violent, repeat drug offenders. The program provides rehab and support services. Rhonna Houlihan, one of the graduates, sa...
07:13 2019-06-07

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
11:39 2019-05-28

Two people drown during swimming lesson in Far Rockaway Two swimmers — a man and a woman — drowned in the waters off Far Rockaway on Tuesday night, police sources said. Police received a 911 call about 10:20 p.m. reporting two bodies floating in the water off Beach 9th Street near Seagirt Boulevard, authorities said. The victims, believed to ...
12:26 2019-07-10

Brave now lets you tip people on Twitter with cryptocurrency You can now tip your favorite Twitter users directly with cryptocurrency with the latest build of the Chromium-based open source browser Brave. The latest Nightly build of Brave will let users send digital tokens as a tip to tweeters of their choosing. Bear in mind though, the Nightly build is the l...
20:13 2019-05-24

How to buy tech for other people's kids (without annoying their parents) Gift gifting for kids has gotten a lot more complicated over the past two decades or so. Gone are the days when you could just buy a doll or toy truck and know that it would be enjoyed by the child and fairly noncontroversial with the parents. A lot......
20:00 2019-06-07

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
12:52 2019-06-10

Many Google Duplex calls are from real people instead of AI Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human in a call......
02:39 2019-05-23

Ukraine's Volodymyr Zelenskiy: 'We are all Ukrainians, we are all the same people' Ahead of the EU-Ukraine summit on July 8, the Ukrainian president tells DW that he is prepared to do everything he can to achieve peace in eastern Ukraine....
23:13 2019-07-05

People Gather To Honor Fallen EMS Personnel FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– People gathered in Frankfort Wednesday to honor those who gave their lives trying to save others. A bell rang out for every name said out loud, the names of the EMS Personnel throughout Kentucky who never made it home. “We have 31 individuals in the Commonwealth ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Three people injured during running of the bulls in Spain Three people were hospitalized, including one gored, Sunday after the first day of the famed Running of the Bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain....
19:26 2019-07-07

The most popular products people bought on Prime Day Now that Prime Day is over, these are the 10 most popular deals our readers bought during the 48-hour sale extravaganza       ...
19:00 2019-07-17

Which natural treatments can help people with breast cancer? A number of natural and complementary therapies can help support a person’s mind and body during breast cancer treatment and may also help alleviate medication side effects. However, these therapies cannot replace standard treatment for breast cancer. Learn more here....
03:13 2019-07-02

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people....
01:26 2019-06-08

People smoked pot to get high 2,500 years ago, study says Getting high on marijuana may not be a modern pastime, as archaeologists have found the earliest clear evidence to date that people were smoking cannabis for its psychoactive properties some 2,500 years ago....
18:26 2019-06-13

Top UK scientist urges people to take vitamin D supplements Geneticist Steve Jones, formerly a sceptic, says case for doing so is overwhelmingOne of Britain’s leading scientists has urged people to take vitamin D supplements, particularly children, who spend an hour less outside than they did 10 years ago.The geneticist Steve Jones told the Hay literary fest...
23:52 2019-05-26

Retired TPD detective warns people about scam TUCSON – A retired Tucson Police Detective received a phone call from a scammer on Tuesday. The number was 520 355-6342.  He said a man on the other end addressed him by his name, William Hanson. The caller went on to tell him that he had a couple of civil class C violations and that he had mi...
06:52 2019-05-24

How your period is making other people rich – video Menstrual cycles have historically been a personal topic. But with the rise of period-tracking apps, intimate knowledge of women’s bodies has become big business as marketers use the data women and girls put into their phones to exploit their hormones in an attempt to sell them things they didn’t re...
14:26 2019-06-20

People are spending $500 a month to avoid their co-workers When The Wing, a co-working space for women, opened its first location in October 2016, Nik Aliye immediately applied for a membership. At the time, the now 27-year-old New Yorker worked in media — and her company had an office in SoHo where most of her coworkers spent their work days. The only prob...
17:00 2019-07-08

'Good Samaritans should not be prosecuted for helping people' Amnesty International's latest report from the US-Mexico border focuses on activists looking to assist would-be migrants. Its author Brian Griffey says some of the state's steps amount to "contempt for the rule of law."...
21:26 2019-07-02

AI uses Google Trends data to predict how many people will get the flu In a newly published paper, researchers describe an AI model that taps Google Trends data to improve the accuracy of flu prevalence forecasts.Read More...
15:52 2019-07-08

Uber Copter Is Here For People Worth $400 an Hour Uber is a modest company with modest goals. It simply wants to change how people get around and also get New Yorkers from Manhattan to John F. Kennedy Airport in less than half an hour. I’m still not entirely sure how it plans to accomplish the former, but Uber’s plan for the latter is pretty straig...
03:26 2019-06-07

Fugitive Says He’ll Surrender If People Like Wanted Poster HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
21:26 2019-05-23

"People May Think I'm Barking Mad," Says Woman Who Set Up Airbnb For Dogs A woman who set up an Airbnb for dogs says that doing so has helped her depression tremendously. Elaine Warburton, a former policewoman from Scotlandwell in Scotland, credits the Airbnb for improving......
08:13 2019-06-13

Measles is killing more people in the DRC than Ebola—and faster Enlarge / A man receives a vaccine against Ebola from a nurse outside the Afia Himbi Health Center on July 15, 2019 in Goma. (credit: Getty | PAMELA TULIZO ) As the world anxiously monitors the outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo, health officials note that a measles outbreak de...
02:26 2019-07-16

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

Pregnant People Are the Ultimate Endurance Athletes Carrying an 8-pound being inside your body during the entirety of waking hours is a super-human feat, probably as physically draining as running 5,000 marathons over a terrain of hot coals and quick sand. Now research more or less backs this up: A new study published in Science Advances found, per Q...
03:00 2019-06-07

Google’s Duo launches video calls with up to 8 people Google Duo users worldwide can now make video calls with up to 8 people and create video messages personalized with text, emojis, and drawings.Read More...
03:13 2019-05-24

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branch crashed onto them in Blankensee in the northeastern s...
11:52 2019-06-13

Treasure is said to be hidden in the Rockies, and people are getting hurt looking for it The Forrest Fenn treasure is said to be hidden in the Rocky Mountains. A recent injury caused the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office to issue a warning.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census....
21:39 2019-05-28

Mastercard to Let Trans and Non-Binary People Use Their Preferred Name Mastercard is introducing the “True Name” card, which allows debit and credit users to choose to have their chosen name listed on their card—even if it doesn’t match their legal name....
22:13 2019-06-19

Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ Chris Walker sits down with Luis Resto – a man who will forever be remembered for one of the most notorious incidents in the sport The post Luis Resto: ‘I hurt so many people and all I can do is try and live with what I’ve done’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:39 2019-07-02

Roland Mouret: “My Fashion Is To Help People, Not Destroy Them” The designer tells Vogue about his “Women in Mouret” photography series – a celebration of independent female voices who inspire the designer on a personal level and in the studio...
17:00 2019-06-21

James Corden: 'All the people that I like and respect' don't like Trump "The Late Late Show" host James Corden made it clear Wednesday night that he doesn't associate himself with Trump supporters during an appearance on "The Late Show," saying "all the people that I like and respect" don't like President Trump. ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Three people shot in Brooklyn, two in critical condition Three people were shot in Brooklyn Friday afternoon and two of the victims are now fighting for their lives, police said. The FDNY responded to 418 Chester Street near Livonia Avenue in Brownsville around 5:43 p.m. to a report of multiple people shot. The victims were transported to Brookdale Hospit...
03:39 2019-06-29

22 MS-13 members charged with killing seven people, racketeering A total of 22 MS-13 gang members and associates were indicted on federal charges of racketeering and murder for participating in a series of killings....
08:39 2019-07-17

Meet the people behind London's best festivals If you thought putting on a festival was a walk in the park, think again. We speak to three festival organisers behind some of London's most innovative festivals...
08:26 2019-05-25

Politeness costs nothing, but it may stop people understanding you Researchers looking at a Q&A website found well-mannered answers were popular with the questioner even if they didn’t make sense Does it always pay to be polite? Dear reader, the answer very much depends. Academics in the US have analysed hundreds of thousands of answers on the Q&A website Stack Exc...
10:13 2019-05-22

People are going wild for this $1,200 ‘garden igloo’ on Amazon Chill in your igloo this summer. A number of retailers like Amazon and Walmart are selling a variety of clear domes that resemble igloos that you put in your yard — “garden igloos” if you will. There’s this 12-foot, $1,200 “Garden Dome Igloo” that the manufacturer claims is perfect as a “conservator...
21:13 2019-07-01

More than 30m people have watched Netflix's Murder Mystery – why? The critics might have hated it, but this Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler-starring Agatha Christie pastiche broke the record for Netflix’s biggest opening weekendDespite the critics (mostly) hating it, we now know that 30.9m Netflix account-holders watched Murder Mystery in its first three days of...
19:13 2019-06-19

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
10:39 2019-07-17

Ava DuVernay: Real People Aren’t Seeing Most Movies For our project on the future of movies, the director has harsh words for the industry. A theater “is not the reality of most people’s experience with film.”...
22:00 2019-06-20

Why do so many people still believe the moon landings were a hoax? – podcast On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that first put humans on the moon, Richard Godwin explores why conspiracy theories about the landings still endure. Plus Geoff Andrews on his part in the Guardian’s lunar front page from 1969 – and how he missed the famous quoteIt took 400,000 Nasa em...
04:39 2019-07-17

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
02:39 2019-07-19

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
13:52 2019-05-29

Trump on UK visit: 'People had never seen the Queen have a better time' US president claims he had ‘automatic chemistry’ with the British monarchThe US president, Donald Trump, has boasted about having “automatic chemistry” with the Queen during his state visit to the UK.Trump, during an interview with Fox News, said people had noticed how well he and the Queen had conn...
02:26 2019-06-08

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies in San Antonio, Texas....
20:13 2019-06-20

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-02

The Latest: Mother says 4 people to be tried over MH17 crash THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the probe into the downing of flight MH17 (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The mother of one of the victims says at least four suspects are to be tried for murder over the 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight 17.  Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand, whose son Bryce and his...
13:26 2019-06-19

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-06-19

Boxer Kevin Sheehy killed in hit and run Top amateur Kevin Sheehy was a five time titlist about to become a father. A man has been charged with his murder The post Boxer Kevin Sheehy killed in hit and run appeared first on Boxing News....
11:00 2019-07-04

Man Charged With DUI After 2 Killed In Head-On Crash BURKESVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Burkesville man was arrested on DUI charges after two people were killed Saturday night in a head-on crash. Authorities said 28-year-old Christian Parrish was under the influence around 11 p.m. when the 2000 Ford he was driving eastbound on Kentucky Highway 90 cro...
19:00 2019-05-27

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
14:26 2019-05-27

30 killed as Sudan military storms sit-in At least two protestors have died and several others been injured injured in Sudan, after the military opened fire to break up a sit-in, according to a local doctors' union....
00:13 2019-06-04

Has legal cannabis killed the bong? Under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more than bongs – but health-conscious users who prefer to vape don’t have much use for themIn the stoner culture that flourished under cannabis prohibition, nothing signified one’s love of the plant more clearly than the water pi...
08:13 2019-05-27

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
16:39 2019-07-01

Skateboarder hit, killed by car in midtown Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Tucson police are investigating the death of a skateboarder who was struck and killed by a car. Police say 36-year-old Justin Howell was riding a skateboard in a bicycle lane in midtown at about 11:40 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu. He was pronoun...
01:52 2019-06-16

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
01:26 2019-06-14

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
04:26 2019-07-08

Ky. Man Killed In Crash On Oregon Highway (LEX 18)– A Lexington man has died and three people were hurt following a crash in southwest Oregon. Oregon State Police say Ryan Risely died Saturday night on Highway 199. Police say Risely was heading north on the highway when he lost control of his Nissan. We’re told the car went into...
13:26 2019-06-03

"Mistook Himself For God": German Nurse Who Killed Over 100 Hoegel injected patients with drugs that cause heart failure or circulatory collapse so he could then try to revive them and, when successful, shine as a saviour before his medical peers and......
09:52 2019-06-04

Back to My Mac killed in all versions of macOS Apple has made it clear that it’s ditching the Back to My Mac service from not just macOS Mojave, as had already been announced, but also previous versions of the desktop operating system, when July rolls around.Back to My Mac is an iCloud feature which allows the user to link up multiple Mac...
17:13 2019-06-03

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

Six Men Killed While Doing Yoga After Car Crashes Into Them In Rajasthan Six men, doing yoga, were killed when a car crashed into their group by the roadside in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district in the morning today, the police said....
15:13 2019-07-11

Man set to be first 'Afronaut' killed in bike crash Mandla Maseko, a DJ who won the chance to be the first black African in space, has died in a motorbike accidentA South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality.Mandla Maseko, a part-time DJ and candidate...
07:52 2019-07-08

At Least Four Killed As Government Bus Hit In Kabul Blast At least four people were killed Monday when a bomb tore through a bus in Kabul, an official said, marking the second day straight that attackers have targeted a bus....
23:26 2019-06-03

The thriving WWE storylines — and ones that need to be killed immediately Jon Moxley’s interview with Chris Jericho has put WWE’s creative process under even more scrutiny heading into Friday’s Super ShowDown and then the Stomping Ground pay-per-view. Here is a look at some of the WWE stories that appear to be working, ones that may need more time and others that ne...
16:39 2019-06-07

One killed, seven others injured in graduation shooting PHILADELPHIA — Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party. KYW-TV reports the shooting occurred Sunday shortly before 10:30 p.m. near South 70th Street and Reed Bird Place. Authorities say four teenagers between the a...
09:00 2019-06-17

Physicists Wonder: Why Has No One Been Killed by Dark Matter? The fact that no one has died from being struck by dark matter is enough proof to rule out certain ideas about the mysterious stuff, according to one new theory paper.Read more......
23:13 2019-07-17

12 Indians Among 17 Killed In Bus Crash In Dubai The tourist bus was travelling from Oman to Dubai with 31 passengers when it crashed into a signboard on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road at around 5:40 p.m. on Thursday....
13:52 2019-06-07

The shocking recklessness that killed JFK Jr. and 2 of his friends The teenager set off solo for a two-mile paddle across the bay. It was a chilly New England day, and the weather was worsening. A wave capsized his slender kayak, tumbling him into the frigid water. He was hypothermic when he hauled himself up on the shore of Great Island. What could he do but......
23:39 2019-07-06

Four killed in wrong-way crash on I-40 near Kingman KINGMAN, Ariz. (KPNX) – The Arizona Department of Public Safety said four people died in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 40 near Kingman Friday morning. According to DPS, the wrong-way driver was reported just after 9 a.m. traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-40. DPS says the crash...
23:39 2019-05-24

Apple killed the 12-inch MacBook Quietly lost amidst some upgrades to the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro is a notable absence from Apple's online store: the 12-inch MacBook has been discontinued. The laptop was first introduced in 2015 and ushered in a new era of MacBook design for App......
15:00 2019-07-09

5 police officers were killed in 9 days Three of the five police officers killed in the past nine days across the US each leave behind two children. A fourth was a young police academy graduate who was about to hit the streets on her own. Another had joined his department a little over four years ago....
18:39 2019-06-27

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan The U.S. military has announced that two service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday. At this time, their names are being withheld until 24 hours after families are notified of their deaths, in accordance with Department of Defense policy. Details surrounding the deaths of service member...
19:26 2019-06-27

Jockey Killed In Memorial Day Crash FLORENCE, Ky. (WCPO)– A horse racing community in Northern Kentucky is remembering an up-and-coming jockey who was killed in a car crash Monday morning. Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr., 28, died after striking the side of a bus near the intersection of Houston Road and Hansel Avenue in ...
11:39 2019-05-28

| 38 killed in attacks on Mali villages Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country....
21:01 2019-06-19

E3 2019 killed CG reveal videos The E3 trade show is still a great place to get excited about new, upcoming games. But it's a little bit harder to get hyped up for CG trailers.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-15

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash: cops A New Jersey man was killed in Brooklyn early Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and fell onto the road, where he was struck by a hit-and-run car, police said. Daniel Costa, 37, was speeding down the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Flushing Avenue exit about 1 a.m. when he toppled o...
19:39 2019-07-04

Sudan: 4 killed on first day of general strike At least four people were killed by Sudanese security forces Sunday as the opposition began a general strike that has emptied many of the capital's streets in protest against the country's military rule....
08:26 2019-06-10

Man says he killed teen for listening to rap music Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music.        ...
19:13 2019-07-08

Jury to decide if dad should die after he killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are trying to convince jurors that a South Carolina father who killed his five children should be executed. Jurors will begin hearing testimony Thursday as they decide whether Timothy Jones Jr. is sentenced to death for the August 2014 killings. Prosecutors are expe...
09:39 2019-06-06

Gun that likely killed Vincent van Gogh goes on auction Bidders, lend them your ear! The gun Vincent van Gogh is believed to have killed himself with will hit the auction block in Paris next week, according to reports. The weather-worn revolver — dubbed “the most famous weapon in art history”— is expected to fetch up to $67,000 when it goes up for sale J...
20:13 2019-06-14

US-led forces killed 1,300 civilians in IS airstrikes The US-led alliance has admitted to unintentionally killing more than 1,300 civilians in bombing raids against the "Islamic State" in Iraq and Syria. Monitoring groups say the real death toll is much higher....
19:52 2019-05-31

Egypt says 14 killed in road accident CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a car crash has left 14 people dead and 10 others injured in the capital, Cairo. The county’s ambulance authority said in a statement the accident took place Wednesday when two microbuses crashed on a highway in the southern suburb of Helwan. The statement says the inju...
16:52 2019-06-12

2 killed when semitrailers explode on I-94 in Wisconsin Two semitrailers exploded into flames Wednesday on an interstate in southeastern Wisconsin, killing both drivers and setting other vehicles on fire, authorities said....
06:39 2019-06-20

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
13:39 2019-06-05

| Four killed over withcraft allegations in India Four members of a family including two women have been killed by fellow villagers in central India's tribal heartland over allegations of witchcraft, authorities have said....
16:52 2019-07-21

| 4 killed in political gun battle in India A gun battle between supporters of India's ruling right-wing party and a regional rival has killed four people in West Bengal, police have said, as violence raged in the tinderbox state....
19:39 2019-06-09

Italy: 3 killed in apparent gas explosion MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters say three people were killed by an explosion in an apartment building that appears to have been caused by a gas leak. The explosion Thursday morning in the northeastern city of Gorizia near the Slovenian border completely leveled the building, leaving just outside w...
14:00 2019-06-20

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

3 ATV riders killed in Tennessee, 1 injured JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say three ATV riders from North Carolina were killed when their vehicle fell down an embankment through thick brush. Media outlets report a fourth person was found injured by emergency responders. The Campbell County Sheriff’s office said Monday th...
21:00 2019-05-27

Watch the People of America Try to Identify Random Car Parts Somebody who gets paid a lot more than me decided it was a good idea to move the Jalopnik headquarters to the middle of Times Square in New York City, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country. With this new opportunity landing in our laps, we took to the streets to find out just how mu...
23:13 2019-06-14

Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, making it unlaw...
06:39 2019-06-11

People are freaking out because Taco Bell is starting to run out of tortillas A Reddit user claiming to be a Taco Bell employee has an ominous warning for fans of the fast-food chain. A “tortillapocalypse” (their words, not ours) is confronting the chain, with some locations already seeing a shortage of tortillas and causing customers to freak out at what they&rsq...
00:52 2019-07-04

| Biggest-ever anti-doping blitz arrests 234 people A vast international police operation involving 33 countries and the World Anti-Doping Agency has seized millions of doping substances and arrested 234 people,...
00:39 2019-07-09