NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 23:00 2019-08-13

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA

For those who love seafood but find local menus lacking, efforts are underway in Florida to boost sources of pompano, redfish and other varieties for fish farming....

In Florida, tasty fish varieties get aquaculture funding from USDA

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Researchers seek new hemp varieties to bolster Florida program Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week signed a bill to create a state hemp program, and there's new urgency to find varieties of the crop that can grow well in the state's subtropical environment....
18:52 2019-06-27

Don't eat fish from Florida lake experiencing toxic algae bloom, biologist cautions A biologist warned against eating fish from Lake Okeechobee after a toxic bloom was discovered. At least one local fishing guide disagrees.        ...
10:26 2019-06-16

Florida Fish & Wildlife officials say someone has been shooting alligators after several were found dead in a Collier County canal (WBBH/NBC News) The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is working with law enforcement to find out who shot several alligators found dead in a Collier County canal. “It’s ridiculous. Why kill an animal that’s not bothering you and is where it needs to be?” alligator trapper Ray ...
07:52 2019-06-22

Going from Big Fish to Small Fish: How Executives Can Deal With the Change While such job changes can be jarring, executives can thrive in bigger ponds if they forge ties with key internal players, devise ways to influence colleagues despite their diminished authority and gain attention for their critical expertise....
17:26 2019-05-29

11 Tasty Recipes For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner Tasty Recipes To Try At Home: From breakfast to dinner and even desserts, we have curated the best of tasty recipes to try at home and relish with family and friends. From upma, pancakes to butter......
15:13 2019-06-05

Get Google Pixel 3 XL deals from £19 per month after a tasty O2 price cut We frequently see the price of the Google Pixel 3 float up and down, that's just what it does. But when the bigger, Pixel 3 XL deals drop in price, now that is big news.There's something about the plus sized models of phones that makes them slightly immune to price drops. So when we saw th...
18:13 2019-06-06

It Turns Out People From Florida Are Better at Guessing if a ‘Florida Man’ Story Really Happened in Florida By all accounts, it was a classic “Florida Man” story. On July 26, 2018, a 25-year-old man fired two shots in his home to ward off what he first described as an armed and masked intruder. When police found no evidence of a break-in and his story unraveled, the man, a self-appointed paran...
01:13 2019-07-25

Who Invented Peanut Butter? Origins of the Tasty Sandwich Spread Peanut butter is a popular type of food commonly used as a spread, though it may also be used as an ingredient in various recipes. As many already know, peanut butter is made from ground dry roasted peanuts. Perhaps less well-known is the origin of this spread – who invented peanut butter? It's mode...
18:26 2019-05-29

Grab this tasty SIM only deal offering 16GB of data for just £15 a month We're always on the hunt for those SIM only deals that sincerely secure you the best value for your money and our latest find is ace. Offering double data, flexible contracts and affordable pricing, Smarty is making toast of the competition!That's thanks to its new double data promotion, t...
14:26 2019-08-06

Tasty deals: Apps help find unsold food and reduce waste BERLIN (AP) — Growing numbers of people are using technology such as phone apps to reduce food waste and the carbon emissions it creates. Some build online communities to share food before throwing it away. Others team up with supermarkets to create applications that alert consumers when groceries a...
13:26 2019-06-19

Mmm, the Oppo Reno 10x Zoom (with its pizza-slice selfie camera) is a tasty treat These days, you can get some brilliant phones just a couple of steps below flagship devices. Phones that are worth giving a try if you’re a frequent phone swapper. Phones like the $750 Oppo Reno 10x Zoom. Now, if you don’t remember this phone, it’s the one with the pizza-slice selfie camera. Yes, ra...
14:39 2019-08-21

For transcendent fandom and tasty fried-chicken comedy, look to Montréal's Fantasia Film Festival Montréal adores Brutalism. It’s everywhere in the downtown area of the city, the harsh high rises coexisting surprisingly well with the lush summer greenery and colorful graffiti art. Even the name of the widely abhorred architectural movement has a dual identity that feels very Quebec: French archi...
21:26 2019-07-20

Corn, Wheat Prices Fall on USDA Report The USDA estimated in a monthly report that 90 million acres of corn were planted by farmers this year—greater than market expectations, traders said....
01:39 2019-08-13

USDA study advises against washing raw poultry, red meats Washing raw chicken before it's cooked is a common practice, but new federal research advised against it Tuesday -- saying it can lead to foodborne illnesses that are responsible for thousands of deaths each year....
21:26 2019-08-20

Trump set to discuss biofuels Thursday with USDA, EPA: sources President Donald Trump, faced with mounting anger in the farm belt over policies that allowed oil refineries to use less corn-based ethanol, is set to meet with cabinet members on Thursday to discuss ways to boost biofuel demand, four sources familiar with the matter said....
18:26 2019-08-22

U.S. senator says he's blocking USDA nominees over biofuel waivers Senator John Kennedy of oil refining state Louisiana is blocking the confirmation of three senior appointees to the Department of Agriculture until the department butts out of parts of the administration’s biofuels policy, according to a letter he sent this week to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue...
18:52 2019-06-28

U.S. $16 billion farm aid program to help expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help American farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including efforts to open the door to their products outside of China, the U.S. agriculture secretary said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-05-23

USDA: Beef products recalled nationwide due to E.coli concerns TUCSON –Aurora Packing Company, Inc., is recalling more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E.coli, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Wednesday. According to the USDA, the raw beef products were packaged on Apri...
19:52 2019-05-23

Argentina's Bioceres gets USDA nod for drought-resistant soybean seed Argentine biotechnology company Bioceres said on Thursday that it received a green light from the United States Department of Agriculture for a variety of drought-resistant soybean....
17:26 2019-08-08

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically modified (GM) wheat plants growing in an un-planted agricultural field in Washington state....
04:00 2019-06-08

USDA identifies unapproved GMO wheat growing wild in Washington The U.S. Department of Agriculture has identified the unapproved, genetically modified wheat found growing wild in Washington state as Monsanto's "Roundup Ready" variety....
00:26 2019-06-28

U.S. aid program to use $16 billion to boost farmers, expand markets: USDA's Perdue U.S. President Donald Trump's $16 billion aid program will help boost American farmers hit by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, including market access programs, the U.S. agriculture secretary said in a television interview on Thursday....
15:26 2019-05-23

GRAINS-Corn eases 1% as USDA tempers fears over crop condition U.S. corn futures fell 1% on Tuesday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture said the condition of North American crops was better than expected, easing fears that production will fall short of official forecasts. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board ...
04:01 2019-07-16

Farmer's threat prompts USDA to pull staff from crop tour The U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday it had pulled all staff from an annual crop tour after an employee was threatened, and three sources said the threat came over the phone from an angry farmer....
00:39 2019-08-22

Corn prices plummet as USDA shows far more acres planted than predicted Corn prices plummeted Friday after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released data on the number of acres planted, showing numbers that were far above what was predicted....
03:26 2019-06-29

Corn futures fall after USDA forecasts bigger-than-expected US crop The U.S. corn harvest will be bigger than previously forecast, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Monday, as the government issued a surprise boost to its yield estimate despite ongoing concerns in the country about a wet spring and dry summer limiting production....
18:26 2019-08-13

70 U.S. mayors urge USDA to forgo rule change for food stamps A group of 70 mayors from across the United States are urging the Trump administration to shelve a proposal they say would cut off critical food benefits to millions of American homes....
14:39 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Argentina's Bioceres gets USDA nod for drought-resistant soybean seed Argentine biotechnology company Bioceres said on Thursday that it received a green light from the United States Department of Agriculture for a variety of drought-resistant soybean....
17:26 2019-08-08

USDA Cuts Projections for Corn Production to Four-Year Low After Wet Planting Season A key monthly report by the Agriculture Department confirmed the damage done by heavy rainfall in the Corn Belt, reducing expected corn production to its lowest in four years....
22:00 2019-06-11

USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Unchecked climate change could mean that the weather conditions hurting farmers this year will become increasingly common and result higher costs for the federal government, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report....
00:39 2019-07-24

Democrats slam USDA's relocation of economists as blow to scientific research Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency's research capabilities by prompting many to resign....
23:13 2019-07-18

Thanks to Kel Mitchell, the secret 'Good Burger' sauce exists, and it's super-tasty Kel Mitchell has made his "Good Burger" sauce available at a Hollywood pop-up. What's in it? Ketchup, lemon, pickles, magic and nostalgia.       ...
09:52 2019-07-13

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clear Wedn, the Washington Post reported, as the USDA ...
08:00 2019-08-09

USDA reports large U.S. soybean sale to China ahead of Trump-Xi meeting The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday reported a large soybean sale to China in a surprise deal ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
18:52 2019-06-28

USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway....
23:39 2019-05-23

Corn prices dive as USDA predictions show increase in fall yields The price for corn tumbled Monday afternoon after the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its latest crop estimates showing farmers have planted far more acres this year than private analysts anticipated....
23:00 2019-08-13

USDA predicts agricultural exports will fall $6.3B this year amid trade disputes America's agricultural exports this year are predicted to fall some $6.3 billion from last year, according to a new report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture....
05:26 2019-06-01

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
14:39 2019-07-01

USDA chief Sonny Perdue promises $16B for farmers to offset China trade war losses Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday that the administration will offer $16 billion in aid to farmers to offset the losses caused by the trade war with China. President Trump is scheduled to formally unveil the program later this afternoon....
19:39 2019-05-23

What to know about fish roe Tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar are types of fish roe, or the eggs of a fish. They are all similar but have some nutritional differences. They can all form part of a healthful diet. Learn more about tobiko, masago, ikura, and caviar here....
16:13 2019-05-21

How to Buy a Whole Fish Whole, pan roasted fish look really impressive, and are crazy easy to cook, but some home cooks are put off by the idea of scaling, cleaning, or otherwise dealing with fish guts. The good news is that any fishmonger at any decent seafood counter will prep your fish for you—you just have to use your ...
19:00 2019-06-07

Tag Yourself I'm the Dead Fish In the entire world, there are something like two gigatons worth of carbon-based animal life forms, and I am pretty sure that Donald Trump Jr. is on a mission to kill most of them....
23:39 2019-08-12

Why fish may become more toxic than ever New research warns that levels of a toxic compound are on the rise in many species of fish and that this trend is set to continue. The question is: Why?...
02:52 2019-08-10

Fish For Free This Weekend Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (LEX 18)– Kentuckians and their friends and family can fish for free this weekend! The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resouces posted to Facebook saying from June 1 to June 2, residents and non-residents can fish without a license ...
15:00 2019-05-29

The Fish Is Boneless. (Fishless, Too.) Impossible Foods, the company behind the meatless Whopper at Burger King, is one of several companies developing plant-based or laboratory-made seafood alternatives....
11:26 2019-07-10

Fire The Fish Cannon! Hello! This week we disappoint Peggy Hill, build a home underground, get a new skateboarding game, watch Mario attack a firefighter, learn more about Astral Chain and fire the fish cannon....
21:00 2019-08-17

Man reels in fish with massive snake latched onto it A Houston fisherman didn’t realize the fish he was reeling in had already been claimed. Chase McCray was surprised to find a large snake latched onto the fish he had just reeled in. Even after pulling his catch out of the water, the reptile clung onto the fish, unwilling to let go of its dinner.......
21:00 2019-07-15

Viral: Fish With Two Mouths Shocks The Internet A woman fishing in upstate New York made a one-of-a-kind catch when she reeled in a fish with two mouths. Debbie Geddes caught the strange-looking fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her......
11:26 2019-08-22

Art aquarium comes to life with thousands of fish on display Kimura Hidetomo combined glass, acrylic work, music and thousands of fish to create a renewed Japanese experience at Tokyo's Art Aquarium.       ...
20:00 2019-07-05

This Freaky Robotic Fish Is Powered by ‘Blood’ In an effort to create more autonomous, life-like robots, scientists have developed a soft robotic lionfish with a multi-functional circulatory system. A blood-like compound powers the bot and provides propulsion.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

Heathrow eateries to take least sustainable fish off menus Airport will be world’s first accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish Heathrow is to become the world’s first airport accredited for serving sustainably sourced fish and seafood, as all its restaurants pledge to help tackle overfishing.Outlets whose menus still include “red-rated” fish – dee...
03:39 2019-06-08

Correction: River-Fish Kill story CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a waste water spill in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company responsible for the spill. The company is Tyson Foods, not Tyson Farms. A corrected version of the story is below: Tyson Foods spill spreads E. coli, kills ...
20:39 2019-06-14

About 50 fish dead in vandalism incident at TUSD elementary TUCSON – About 50 fish have died after vandals allegedly struck a Tucson Unified School District elementary school’s greenhouse and aquaponics system over the weekend. According to TUSD, someone broke into Manzo Elementary School over the weekend and vandalized the facility. Officials sa...
04:00 2019-07-09

Researchers make a robotic fish with a battery for blood Enlarge (credit: James Pikul) Lots of experimental robots involve a little bit of cheating. Rather than containing all the necessary electronics and energy sources, they have tethers and wires that provide power and control without weighing the robot down or taking up too much internal space. This...
19:26 2019-06-19

Slimy fish mucus can help chemists develop new antibiotics — here’s how One day in the future, you may take a pill to treat an illness – and owe your recovery to the tiny microbes that flourish in the slippery layer of mucus that coats fishes. It is critically important to find the next generation of antibiotics. The incidence of bacterial infections resistant to curren...
19:39 2019-05-27

Thousands of fish perish after fire at Jim Beam warehouse The Jim Beam warehouse fire in Kentucky has begun to cause environmental damage to the local wildlife, as thousands of dead fish have littered the Kentucky River and are floating downstream....
20:13 2019-07-07

Fish with ‘two mouths’ caught in upstate NY shocks anglers Debbie Geddes caught the unique fish while she was out on Lake Champlain with her husband. When a photo of the fish was uploaded to Facebook, it went viral....
04:13 2019-08-22

Gyotaku: A Unique Japanese Tradition in Which a Fish Becomes a Work of Art Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese art form that is highly unique, and some may even say bizarre. The word Gyotaku itself is a combination of two separate words – Gyo, which means ‘fish’, and Taku, which means rubbing. As its name indicates, Gyotaku is an art that produces imprints of fish through th...
01:52 2019-08-07

Michigan department says it was ‘irresponsible’ to tie wedding ring to fish A divorcee who attached his “cursed” wedding ring a fish’s tail before releasing it into Lake Michigan is receiving backlash from the state’s Department of Natural Resources for actions that the department says border animal cruelty....
13:26 2019-07-02

Lovelorn fish have gloomier outlook, study finds Female cichlids who lose their mates are measurably more pessimistic, researchers sayInferring the mood of a fish has never been a precise science, but researchers claim at least one species responds the way humans do when separated from their other half. They say central American convict cichlids b...
10:39 2019-06-12

US military researching whether fish can serve as underwater spies Who better to know if something fishy is going on? The federal Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is conducting research to determine whether various forms of sea life — ranging from bioluminescent plankton to goliath grouper — could serve as spies of sorts for the U.S. military, The ...
01:00 2019-05-31

Impossible Burger creator is making fishless fish now There’s nothing fishy about it. Impossible Foods, maker of the beefless Impossible Burger, is taking the meat out of another animal product: fish. The California-based company is developing a plant-based seafood alternative, in hopes that consumers will shell out for a vegan eat over the real ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Fossil reveals school of fish from 50 million years ago Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what researchers from Arizon...
17:39 2019-05-31

Toy Story 4 content arrives in Big Fish mobile game Big Fish Games is adding new character-themed playsets and bonus chapters to its Toy Story Drop! mobile game with the launch of the Toy Story 4 movie.Read More...
17:13 2019-06-21

How some of the world's rarest fish dodged a California earthquake There are fewer than 200 Devils Hole pupfish on Earth, so it’s a good thing they employed some survival tacticsDevils Hole pupfish – among the rarest fish on earth – know a thing or two about earthquake safety. After all, they managed to ride out a huge wave triggered by the recent tremors in Califo...
18:39 2019-07-31

These sick fish don’t get flushed — they get pricey surgery and chemo People have gone to extremes to pamper their pets — but operating on a goldfish? That’s next level pet parenting. “I don’t really think twice about it,” Dr. Greg Lewbart, a vet who treats aquarium fish, tells WRAL in Raleigh, NC. “I just think, this is Teddy or th...
18:52 2019-07-23

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:39 2019-07-15

Japanese urged not to see rare fish as omen of earthquakes Theory linking seismic activity and appearance of rare oarfish fails to hold waterPeople in Japan hoping to predict the next big earthquake should ignore mysterious deep-sea fish after experts said rare sightings of the creatures on the country’s beaches did not, as some had believed, foretell a sei...
03:26 2019-08-15

The internet is going crazy over a 'salmon cannon' that shoots fish over a dam Give Twitter a fish, and you feed it for a day. But teach Twitter about a cannon that shoots salmon through a tube, and you feed enough memes to make people forget about 30 to 50 feral hogs....
07:39 2019-08-13

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in Antarctic waters found that they got smaller in s...
23:39 2019-06-17

Clyburn’s fish fry draws the Democratic hopefuls and illustrates a concern A field as big and diverse as this one will inevitably leave some voters feeling cheated. And it could make unifying around the eventual nominee almost impossible....
22:39 2019-06-22

Newly-discovered fossilized school of fish is like a snapshot in time Finding a single fossil of an animal that died some 50 million years ago is cool. Finding two? That’s just plain awesome. But what about finding 259 of them at once? Well, there just isn’t a word in the English language to describe that level of greatness. That’s exactly what resea...
18:13 2019-05-31

The Salmon Cannon Is Taking Everyone for a Joy Ride in a Very Efficient Fish Tube The recent re-discovery online of an old video of a salmon cannon transporting migratory salmon between bodies of water is Internet gold and people want in. “This salmon cannon transports the fish between bodies of water,” Cheddar tweeted last week. This salmon cannon transports the f...
23:39 2019-08-12

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
21:26 2019-08-14

Plant-based fish could be the next Impossible Foods win, and save the oceans Impossible Foods recently announced it is working on a plant-based fish as part of the mission to create replacements for all animal-based foods by 2035....
23:52 2019-08-06

Chemical spill near Lake Michigan kills hundreds of fish The National Park Service has closed several portions of Indiana Dunes National Park after a chemical spill killed hundreds of fish in the area, according to a statement by Portage, Indiana, a nearby city....
09:39 2019-08-19

He Claimed He Caught a Record-Breaking Fish. Now He’s Being Called a Liar. Anglers are fiercely protective of fishing records. When Tom Volk caught a huge walleye in North Dakota, it led to social media outcry and a criminal investigation....
11:26 2019-05-25

In Search of the Real Bouillabaisse, Marseille’s Gift to the Fish Lover During a yearlong celebration of its food, the city is filled with odd versions for tourists and fancy variations for the well-heeled. Finding an authentic specimen took some legwork....
00:52 2019-08-06

Fisherman says he nearly lost finger after contracting bacterial infection in cut from fish fin An Oklahoma man’s successful day of fishing nearly turned tragic when a striper’s fin sliced into his finger, leading to an infection that nearly cost him the digit....
19:26 2019-05-30

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish sticks are a classic freezer food. Keeping them handy is smart, especially if you have kids or pescatari...
05:00 2019-07-03

'Robot blood' powers robotic fish in Cornell laboratory Scientists have developed a robotic fish powered by 'robot blood.' The hydraulic liquid circulatory system allows the robot to use, store and transfer energy....
04:52 2019-06-21

A body in a fish tank: the unsolved murder haunting San Francisco A year after Brian Egg’s body was found dismembered in his home neighbors and family wonder why his killer remains at largeBrian Egg’s head and hands are still missing.And a year after the dismembered body of the San Francisco man was found stuffed into a chemical-filled fish tank in his home, his k...
15:26 2019-08-16

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creatures flexible and......
14:39 2019-06-20

Fish Cannons, Koi Herpes and Other Tools to Combat Invasive Carp Researchers are experimenting with a Rube Goldberg-esque mix of tactics to control hearty, nonnative swimmers that re-engineer nutrient-rich Midwest waters....
17:52 2019-06-04

Tim McGraw shows off big fish, more impressive abs in shirtless Instagram shot Tim McGraw meant to show off his prize catch on Instagram. But his fans couldn't help but to notice some serious abs in the shirtless shot.        ...
06:52 2019-05-29

Vets Say They Saved a Dog's Life Using an Experimental Fish Skin Graft Here’s a feel-good story to carry you through the Memorial Day weekend. Veterinarians at Michigan State University say they were able to save the life of a one-year-old Rottweiler named Stella who had been horrifically burned, thanks in part to an innovative technology that uses fish skin to help th...
22:26 2019-05-24

Newly-Discovered 'Vibranium' Fish Named in Honor of Wakanda While SCUBA diving off the coast of Zanzibar, marine biologist Luiz Rocha saw a fish he had never seen before. He sent a photograph to his collaborator Yi-Kai Tea, currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Sydney, who confirmed that it was a new species of fairy wrasse from the genus Cirrhila...
17:39 2019-07-12

Ban on discarding edible fish caught at sea has failed – Lords report Implementation of ban ‘inadequate’ and has resulted in more waste, says Lord TeversonThe ban on the wasteful discards of healthy and edible fish at sea has failed, according to a Lords report. Despite its enormous popularity with the British public, the measure has been poorly implemented in the UK ...
08:52 2019-07-16

Lovesick fish have pessimistic outlook on life, study shows Throughout history and across cultures, people have written songs and poems lamenting lost loves. Now, researchers at a French university say they have discovered that fish also pine for their partners, challenging the view that only humans form emotional attachments....
04:39 2019-06-13

Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.        ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
01:39 2019-05-24

Some deep-sea fish have evolved souped-up colour night vision Several species of fish living in the deep ocean have evolved extra copies of genes that enable them to see a range of colour hues in the near-darkness...
18:00 2019-05-21

A fossil captured an entire school of 50-million-year-old fish (Mizumoto et al., Proc Royal Soc B, 2019) A slab of limestone from the Green River Formation caught a whole school of fish. Researchers don't know how the fish got flattened so suddenly, but one hypothesis is that a sand dune collapsed on top of them. Researchers are using this opportunity to take...
00:01 2019-06-04

Watch: How To Make Bengali-Style, Authentic Fish Fry At Home If you love to eat fish, you must try Bengali-style fish fry. And, you can do it at your own home by cooking the dish with the help of this easy recipe...
19:52 2019-08-06

Terrorism survivors: Forced to farm, fish, fight, ‘they slaughtered three of my friends’ To mark next week’s International Day of Remembrance of and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism, UN News travelled to Chad and the Far North region of Cameroon in West Africa earlier in the year, to interview people who have personal stories to tell about how terrorism has shattered their lives....
15:00 2019-08-16

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
20:13 2019-05-29

‘It’s a big concern’: Dozens of dead fish discovered in Moncton’s Jones Lake David Ford, who lives near the lake, says he was walking his dogs along the water on Sunday night when he came across the dead and rotting fish littering the shoreline....
05:00 2019-06-18

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
12:13 2019-06-11

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to thrive in the near total darkness of their extreme environment thanks to a unique genetic adaptation, scientists said on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-21

Endangered whale sharks strain fish out of the water using huge mouths Whale sharks can feed on huge numbers of prey at once by opening their mouths over a metre wide. But they are gentle giants and juveniles even swim with divers...
18:00 2019-07-31

Shark swallowed whole by giant fish during ‘startling’ deep-sea feeding frenzy “This rare and startling event leaves us with more questions than answers, but such is the nature of scientific exploration,” Peter Auster, a senior research scientist at the Mystic Aquarium said....
21:39 2019-07-09

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, surveillance Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
09:39 2019-08-19

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, maps, DNA Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
15:52 2019-08-19

A Noma-inspired fish-head taco recipe | Waste Not with Tom Hunt No, wait: fish heads are a delicacy in many other countries, so instead of binning yours, consider turning it into a soup or this Redzepi-inspired tacoLike many foods that we think of as rubbish, fish heads are seen as a delicacy in many other countries. Asian and southern European friends have told...
07:52 2019-07-06

Incredible Fossil Shows Coordinated Swimming in a School of Extinct Fish An exquisite fossil of photographic-like quality shows nearly 260 tiny fish swimming together in what appears to be coordinated group action. The 50-million-year-old fossil is evidence that fish have been swimming together in shoals for a very long time.Read more......
20:00 2019-05-29

US Navy tests underwater robots that recharge by eating fish faeces The US Navy has built a device for charging underwater robots that gets its energy by digesting fish faeces and other organic matter on the sea floor...
15:39 2019-05-21

Kendall Jenner Needs a New Mattress (& Maybe a New Fish) After Hosting Kourtney Kardashian's Family It's time for Kourtney Kardashian to return home. In this clip from Sunday's all-new Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the mother of three reveals to best friend Larsa Pippen that......
22:13 2019-05-23

Melania Trump colors fish with kids at Japan digital museum TOKYO (AP) — Melania Trump was perfectly cool at an air-conditioned interactive digital museum in Tokyo where she drew a purple fish and had it projected on a digital aquarium on the wall, as she and her host, Japanese first lady Akie Abe, joined dozens of schoolchildren while their husbands played ...
09:26 2019-05-26

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
08:52 2019-06-05

British man says he caught record-breaking 232-pound carp fish in Thailand A British man reeled in a 232-pound carp fish in Thailand last month — a reportedly record-breaking size believed to be the world's largest caught carp fish....
19:26 2019-07-07

Marine 'gold rush': demand for shark fin soup drives decimation of fish Finning is still rampant in many countries due to diners’ appetite for the delicacy, despite attempts to shut down the tradeA rising demand for shark fin soup is wiping out more than 73 million sharks every year, fuelling a practice labelled the marine “gold rush”.Finning, when a shark’s fin is slic...
15:00 2019-06-04

Shark Jumps Out Of Water, Snatches Fish From Line In Hair-Raising Video A video that has gone viral online shows the group fishing on a boat in Cape Cod when a great white shark leaps out of water to snatch a fish they had caught....
15:13 2019-07-22

Cape Cod great white shark gives family a fright by snatching fish from line Encounter captured on video shot from fishing boatCaptain: incident ‘just left everyone in awe’A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had a close encounter with a great white shark when it leaped from the water to snatch a fish they had caught. Related: Echoes of Jaws as Cape Cod learns to live with rise...
01:26 2019-07-22

Democratic presidential hopefuls seek black support at South Carolina fish fry A fish fry in South Carolina on Friday will draw the largest crowd of Democratic presidential candidates yet and give them a chance to gauge their support among black voters who will be a crucial voting bloc in the early primary state next year....
14:39 2019-06-21

Watch: Great white shark jumps out of water to steal fish from line A young boy reeling in a fish on a charter boat off the Massachusetts coast received a shock when a great white shark jumped out of the water to steal his catch....
21:01 2019-07-22

Democratic Candidates Hoping to Woo Black Voters, Gather at James Clyburn’s Fish Fry The annual event is the first major party gathering in South Carolina and the first chance for presidential hopefuls to test their appeal to a majority black electorate....
07:26 2019-06-22

Scientist says tropical fish documented by divers signals warming Atlantic waters Boris Worm of Dalhousie University - who has also been a diver for decades - says the seahorses, spotfin butterfly fish and bluespotted cornetfish would once have been considered a rarity in Nova Scotia....
19:52 2019-08-02

Powered by nature: Norwegian cruise operator signs rotten fish biogas deal Norwegian cruise ship operator Hurtigruten has signed a 7.5-year deal to buy liquefied biogas (LBG) made from dead fish and other organic waste to help power its vessels, the firm said on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Officials: Runoff at Jim Beam whiskey warehouse killed thousands of fish in Kentucky River Thousands of dead fish have turned up in the Kentucky River -- days after a major fire started at a whiskey storage warehouse and sent liquor into the waterway, state officials said....
21:52 2019-07-09

Hundreds of meat-eating fish with razor sharp teeth released in Arizona lake The hope is that the voracious fish will grow and eat many of the small bass in the lake, allowing the remaining bass to grow larger.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal — as a wake-up call that humans are destroying ocean life. In the footage, three-Michelin-star chef Ricardo Munoz — who owns luxury restaurants in...
19:00 2019-05-21

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
19:39 2019-07-09

Former French Open winner Yannick Noah catches fish with bare hands, bites it in wild video Yannick Noah won more than 400 matches in his professional tennis career, including the French Open in 1983, but his fishing method may be more impressive than anything he did on the court....
18:39 2019-08-05

Mindful Chef's healthy recipe of the week: fish tikka masala, black rice & coconut Each week, Myles and Giles, founders of healthy recipe box delivery service Mindful Chef, will be sharing an easy mid-week supper recipe exclusively for the Evening Standard...
17:00 2019-07-24

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and began beating the sharp-toothed terror....
17:00 2019-06-03

There's a reason legendary butcher Pat LaFreida endorsed this $1,200 at-home overhead grill — I've been using it, and there's simply no better way to cook meat, pizza, or fish Hollis Johnson/Business Insider The $1,200 Otto Wilde OFB Grill is my new favorite cooking appliance. I've seared steak, blackened calamari, grilled vegetables, whole-fried fish, and outdone every pizza joint in the borough of Brooklyn (*dodges rotten tomato*), all within a tiny corner of my backya...
23:39 2019-07-19

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
00:39 2019-06-12

Council funding 'unsustainable' as budgets cut by 20% There must be a national conversation about how much people want from their councils and what they'll pay, amid "unsustainable funding", researchers have said....
16:26 2019-05-29

BDCs add mid-market CLOs to funding mix NEW YORK, June 17 (LPC) - FS KKR Capital Corp is the latest Business Development Company (BDC) to issue a middle market Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) fund as the sector seeks to diversify funding sources and drive portfolio growth....
00:00 2019-06-18

The top 4 mistakes companies make when taking VC funding Startup funding has reached record levels. But founders who get caught up in the rush for cash could make major mistakes, risking their company’s future.Read More...
09:13 2019-06-02

Planned Parenthood May Withdraw From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization will decide whether to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
17:52 2019-08-19

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund auction, which pays carriers to deploy broadband to underse......
06:26 2019-06-11

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
19:13 2019-06-27

How to Divest From the Corporations Funding Abortion Bans Earlier this week, Judd Legum’s Popular Information newsletter reported that, in recent years, six corporations contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind six-week abortion bans in Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. In an attempt to fight back, con...
21:26 2019-05-23

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its development?...
16:26 2019-05-21

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Funding Facing a federal rule that restricts referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject government funding for family planning for low-income women....
20:52 2019-08-19

Detective Who Fought For 9/11 Compensation Funding Dies At 53 NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea, who tweeted that Alvarez was “an inspiration, a warri...
01:00 2019-06-30

Many deadly common cancers get little charity funding (Reuters Health) - Many of the most common and lethal cancers get the fewest research dollars from fundraising advocacy groups, especially cancers associated with stigmatized behaviors like smoking and drinking, a U.S. study suggests....
03:00 2019-07-25

People’s Party wants to axe Multiculturalism Act, eliminate funding In a policy plank released Friday, Maxime Bernier's People's Party of Canada (PPC) vowed to scrap the Multiculturalism Act if elected and cancel all funding that promotes the concept....
19:00 2019-08-13

Recipe-kit provider Gousto serves up £30m funding One of the major British players in the fast-expanding meal-kit delivery market has been served up £30m of new funding as it intensifies its rivalry with the likes of HelloFresh....
13:26 2019-07-12

Detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding dies NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund has died at age 53. Detective Luis Alvarez’s death from cancer Saturday was announced by Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea. Shea tweeted that Alvarez was “an ins...
16:26 2019-06-29

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
08:39 2019-08-13

Arizona school counselors await funding for new hires TUCSON – Nationwide, the average student-to-school counselor is 455-to-one. In Arizona, it’s 905-to-one. The statistics gathered by the American School Counselor Association show Arizona ranks last in the nation when it comes to that ratio. The state approved $20 million for the hiring of more...
18:52 2019-06-27

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Cong...
23:26 2019-06-05

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD testing, and other services may become harder to access. Here’s what you need to know....
01:00 2019-08-21

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
04:26 2019-06-07

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
03:13 2019-06-23

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Government wants to ease 5G planning laws as more funding promised The UK government is pumping in more funding into the UK’s 5G testbed project and is consulting on proposals to make it easier to deploy 5G infrastructure.Culture secretary Jeremy Wright told 5G World in London that the government was committed to being a leader in 5G, revealing that a furthe...
16:00 2019-06-13

Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze Chinese regulators made fresh attempts to calm frayed nerves in the country’s financial sector, as bank liquidity remained tight by some measures three weeks after authorities took over a struggling city lender....
14:00 2019-06-17

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter....
17:26 2019-06-06

Biden camp confirms he supports abortion funding ban The presidential campaign team for former Vice President Joe Biden said that the Democratic contender supports the Hyde Amendment, which bans federal funding for certain abortions....
23:39 2019-06-05

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
17:00 2019-08-21

Fight for Supremacy in Indoor Farming Escalates With New Funding Venture investors are firing another salvo in the increasingly competitive field of indoor farming, a growing market that has already drawn powerhouse firms like SoftBank Vision Fund and GV....
12:13 2019-06-11

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on Jan. 9 for an appropriations bill that included res...
02:52 2019-06-08

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
19:26 2019-06-19

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats on Capitol Hill are intent on preserving a four-decade ban on taxpayer-financed abortions despite calls from their party’s presidential candidates to abandon it. Lawmakers are arguing that any attempt to undo the longstanding consensus is doomed to fail and not ...
23:13 2019-06-10

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
19:00 2019-06-27

MPs call for five-year pothole repair funding plan News 1 Jul, 2019 Transport Committee report highlights need for a front-loaded, five-year funding settlement to help councils mend potholes...
11:52 2019-07-01

No money down! States vow Obamacare replacements without funding plans Lawmakers in about a dozen states have touted their measures to enshrine Obamacare within their borders, saying their residents with preexisting illnesses will be protected even if the healthcare law meets doom in court....
10:00 2019-08-23

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets.The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans,...
21:52 2019-07-31

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government and health chiefs....
12:00 2019-07-02

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nuclear ambitions with a new scheme which would leave taxpayers liable for rising costs or delays.The funding model, expected this week, could help bankr...
19:52 2019-07-14

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:13 2019-05-22

E-commerce Platform Meesho Raises $125 Million In Funding The Meesho platform allows re-sellers of everything from jewellery to mobile phones to reach prospective customers via social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram....
17:00 2019-08-12

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding.Read More...
09:13 2019-05-22

Political cartoon site The Nib has lost its funding, pledges to go on If you’ve spent much time on Twitter over the last few years, you’re probably familiar with The Nib, the political cartoon site and magazine founded and run by cartoonist Matt Bors in 2013. We’ve highlighted the site’s work numerous times, applauding its ability to find just the right image to accom...
02:00 2019-06-30

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and receive less in federal programs, according to a new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government. The numbers were also certified by a state offici...
08:52 2019-06-09

Cockroach Labs: With new funding, its future belongs in the cloud Cockroach Labs has just doubled its funding, coming on the heels of a year where it has multiplied its customer base. Its next challenge is making the case that its platform is not just for the elite usual suspects. That’s where the cloud may play a key role....
19:26 2019-08-06

U.N. wants more urgency in AIDS fight as gains and funding fade The global fight against AIDS is stalling due to lower investment, marginalized communities missing vital health services, and new HIV infections rising in some parts, the United Nations warned on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-16

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:39 2019-06-27

China women's football receives funding boost Chinese women's soccer received a major financial boost on Friday after Ant Financial's Alipay said it would provide 1 billion yuan ($145.43 million) in funding for a 10-year project....
15:00 2019-07-05

U.S. House approves funding for 9/11 responders, sends to Senate The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved legislation to permanently compensate first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center who have been suffering from cancers and other illnesses as a result of working at the contaminated site....
23:00 2019-07-12

"Nobody Will Be Spared": Kamal Nath On Terror-Funding Case Anti-national activities will not be tolerated in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said on Friday days after the arrest of four men, including former Bajrang Dal leader Balram Singh, in a......
10:26 2019-08-24

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
03:26 2019-06-28

House overwhelmingly approves funding bill for 9/11 victims The House on Friday overwhelmingly passed a bill to reauthorize the compensation fund for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, after comedian Jon Stewart lambasted lawmakers for not moving quickly enough to replenish the critical funding. ...
20:39 2019-07-12

Pak Fails To Act On Global Watchdog's Points On Terror Funding: Report Pakistan has failed to complete 25 of the 27 action points given by the international terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to check funding to terrorist groups such as......
11:00 2019-06-16

British Steel collapses after failing to secure extra funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed and put 25,000 jobs at risk after failing to secure emergency government funding, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
20:39 2019-05-22

Biden: Democratic candidate criticized for supporting abortion funding ban Campaign confirms Biden still supports the Hyde amendment, a law that bars the government from paying for abortion servicesReproductive rights groups have criticized the US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for supporting an abortion restriction called the Hyde amendment.The 40-year-old la...
22:13 2019-06-05

Trump Administration Is Opening Investigations Into Foreign Funding at U.S. Colleges The U.S. Education Department is opening investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as the Trump administration increases its scrutiny of international money flowing to American colleges. Letters sent to the schools Thursday and obtained by The Associated P...
23:13 2019-06-13

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:52 2019-06-05

Kashmir Businessman's Assets Attached In Terror Funding Case The Enforcement Directorate or ED on Thursday said it has attached assets worth Rs 1.73 crore of Kashmiri businessman Zahoor Watali in connection with a case of terror funding and money laundering....
22:13 2019-08-01

Allianz leads C$100 million funding round for fintech Wealthsimple German insurer and asset manager Allianz has led a C$100 million ($74.55 million) capital raise for Canadian financial technology company Wealthsimple....
21:26 2019-05-22

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
20:52 2019-05-21

British Steel falls into liquidation after failing to secure funding British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, has collapsed after failing to secure emergency government funding, jeopardising some 25,000 jobs, Britain's Official Receiver said on Wednesday....
15:52 2019-05-22

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report published on Thursday said....
18:52 2019-06-13

Congress clears permanent funding for Sept. 11 victims fund The Senate cleared legislation Tuesday to permanently authorize a Sept. 11 victims compensation fund, rejecting GOP amendments to put limits on the funding and to pay for the measure, by a vote of 96-2....
22:52 2019-07-23

House committee delays decision on funding Space Force A draft of the National Defense Authorization Act released by the House does not fund the Space Force envisioned by President Donald Trump, but members of Congress say an amendment for it will be voted on Wednesday....
23:52 2019-06-10

Italy PM confirms trust in Salvini in Russian funding case Italy’s prime minister has reiterated his trust in Matteo Salvini, his interior minister and head of the League party, addressing parliament on allegations the League had sought Russian funding...
19:39 2019-07-24

Anthony Albanese warns PM: don't play politics with drought funding Opposition leader says Labor will support ‘any level’ of funding the Coalition names as long as it doesn’t take funds from other portfoliosLabor leader Anthony Albanese has urged the Morrison government to avoid “playing politics” with drought funding, saying Labor would support “any level” of fundi...
08:00 2019-07-18

Ottawa and New Brunswick to provide $2M in funding to combat whale entanglements The funding for the Acadian Crabbers Association comes through the $400-million Atlantic Fisheries Fund, which is jointly funded by Ottawa and the region's provincial governments....
19:13 2019-05-21

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
19:39 2019-05-21

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
12:52 2019-06-07

Bipartisan legislation would cap prices for drugs developed with taxpayer funding Senators Chris Van Hollen of Maryland and Rick Scott of Florida unveiled bipartisan legislation to lower the costs of drugs that were developed using taxpayer-funded research....
21:13 2019-07-31

For infrastructure funding, follow the money on the Coca-Cola highway It has not been voted on or formally proposed yet, but a bipartisan effort to increase federal spending on infrastructure could be coming in the near future....
00:26 2019-05-22

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
22:26 2019-06-11

Farage: Elections watchdog 'coordinated' funding inquiry with Brown Nigel Farage has accused Britain's elections watchdog of performing a "coordinated move" with Gordon Brown to raise doubt about his Brexit Party's funding system....
01:39 2019-05-22

Real estate firm Compass announces $370 million in new funding Real estate firm Compass announced $370 million in new funding on Tuesday. Robert Reffkin, CEO and founder of Compass, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss....
01:13 2019-08-01

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
04:13 2019-06-13

Hyundai adds to Aurora Innovation's latest funding round The funding deepens the relationship between the Korean automaker and Silicon Valley startup, and they will work together to develop autonomous driving systems....
15:13 2019-06-13

‘We won’t get to zero cases of Ebola without a big scale-up in funding,’ UN relief chief warns Deadly, attacks on health workers in Ebola-hit areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), including one at the weekend that left two dead, are an indication that combating the disease outbreak will require far greater international support, UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said on Monday...
00:26 2019-07-16

UK watchdog to review Nigel Farage's Brexit Party funding Former British premier Gordon Brown has called for the Electoral Commission to investigate Nigel Farage's Brexit Party. There are also concerns over the accounting of funds for the party leader....
14:39 2019-05-21

Senator pushes equal pay for USWNT with World Cup funding threat Getting equal pay for the United States Women’s National Team has gone from talk to action. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced a bill to withhold federal funding for the 2026 men’s World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by the US, Canada and Mexico, until the men’s and women’...
21:52 2019-07-10

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital city to demand higher spending on health care that would cut waiting time for medical care and stop underpaid doctors from seeking jobs abroad...
17:39 2019-06-01

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:01 2019-06-04

Twitter Leads $100 Million Funding in Vernacular Chat App ShareChat "Twitter and ShareChat are aligned on the broader purpose of serving the public conversation, helping the world learn faster and solve common challenges."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
20:13 2019-06-29

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
01:52 2019-06-04

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
12:39 2019-08-16

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:13 2019-06-29

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
19:52 2019-08-13

San Diego loses World Beach Games due to lack of funding A lack of funding and sponsorship has forced San Diego to give up the first World Beach Games set for later this year, leaving the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to quickly find a new host....
03:00 2019-05-31

Esports team co-owned by Drake wants to raise $25M in new funding round The Toronto Raptors isn’t the only team rapper Drake is cheering for right now. Drake’s competitive gaming team, 100 Thieves, is also going for the gold by raising a fresh round of money that could allow it to win a slot in an up-and-coming Activision Blizzard video game league, The Post has learned...
03:26 2019-05-31

Women’s fertility app secretly took $1.79M in funding from anti-abortion campaigners Ever since the rise of femtech, period tracking apps have vowed to make women’s health easier to control and understand. But lately we’ve seen data and privacy breaches, worrying stats about “success” rates, and questionable marketing strategies. This week is no different.A report from the Guardian ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Ulster Grand Prix denies it misused government funding Ulster Grand Prix organisers have refuted claims made by the BBC that it spent government funding intended for safety upgrades on other paddock works...
19:39 2019-08-22

Schumer to ask Trump to redirect $5 billion in wall funding to gun initiatives While the president is unlikely to retreat from his marquee campaign promise, the request is intended to keep pressure on Republicans to respond to mass shootings this month....
23:26 2019-08-13

Advocate for Sept. 11 fund says if funding bill can't get passed, 'they're going to have to Tase me' John Feal, a recovery worker at the World Trade Center site and a longtime activist for extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund told Fox News' Shepard Smith on Thursday that "they're going to have to Tase me" if lawmakers can't pass a bill to extend the fund before the anniversary of the terrori...
03:13 2019-06-28

Nigeria's president moves to stop funding for food imports Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the country's central bank to stop providing foreign currency for food imports, according to a statement from his spokesman....
01:00 2019-08-15

"Curb Terror Funding By October, Or Else...": Global Body Warning To Pak The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has issued a strong warning to Pakistan, stating that the country could be blacklisted unless it fulfils an "action plan" against UN designated terrorists......
23:26 2019-06-21

Ajit Pai works to cap funding for rural and poor people, gets GOP backing Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | metamorworks) The Federal Communications Commission has preliminarily voted to cap spending on the FCC's Universal Service programs, which deploy broadband to poor people and to rural and other underserved areas. The party-line vote was criticized by the FCC's two D...
16:13 2019-06-04

Weird How Grandstanding Republicans Keep Blocking Disaster Relief Funding For the second time in less than a week, a grandstanding Republican congressman has held up more than $19 billion in bipartisan-backed disaster relief funds for victims of Hurricanes Maria, Michael, and Florence, as well as states ravaged by wildfires and catastrophic flooding....
02:52 2019-05-29

White House still wants deal on debt ceiling, funding: official The White House still wants to reach a deal with Congress to fund the government and raise the nation's debt limit, even though President Donald Trump has said he will not negotiate with Democrats until they stop investigating his administration, a senior official said on Thursday....
18:26 2019-05-23

Road funding cuts could have paid for eight million pothole repairs News 6 Jul, 2019 Money cut from councils’ road funding budgets since 2010 could have paid for eight million potholes to be repaired, figures reveal...
20:13 2019-07-06

Swedish fintech Klarna valued at $5.5 billion in funding round Online payments firm Klarna, which has attracted a growing following with its "buy now, pay later" service for shoppers, said on Tuesday it had raised $460 million in a funding round making it Europe's most valuable fintech startup....
17:52 2019-08-06

SmartRent funding heralds new wave in 'smart home' market A producer of "smart home" software that helps landlords cut operating costs such as shuttling keys to waiting maintenance workers or guiding tours for prospective tenants has raised $32 million from Bain Capital Ventures and the owners of nearly 1 million U.S. apartments....
15:52 2019-06-19

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and other reproductive healthcare coverage for millions o...
04:26 2019-08-23

Indian e-commerce platform Meesho raises $125 mln in Naspers-led funding Indian digital platform Meesho has raised $125 million in its latest funding round, led by South African internet group Naspers, the e-commerce start-up said on Monday....
10:39 2019-08-12

U.S. restores some aid to Central America, vows no new funding until migration action The State Department said that after a review of more than $615 million in assistance that President Donald Trump ordered in March to be cut entirely, it would go ahead with $432 million in projects and grants that had been previously approved....
05:39 2019-06-18

UN Aids target to end epidemic by 2030 at risk as funding falls for first time Report finds significant financial boost needed to meet targets to eradicate diseaseThe pace of reducing new HIV infections is slowing and progress in accessing treatment is decreasing, putting UN targets to end the Aids epidemic by 2030 in doubt.The UNAids report, published on Tuesday, showed mixed...
10:26 2019-07-17

NY District attorneys protest lack of funding for criminal justice reform The head of the District Attorneys Association of New York slammed Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature for leaving prosecutors in the lurch — saying they approved an overhaul of criminal justice laws without providing adequate funding. Albany approved new laws this year that ends cash bail for 90 p...
01:13 2019-07-09

B.C. chiefs call on Canada to cancel funding for controversial Hawaii telescope The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs is calling for the Thirty Meter Telescope project to be shut down and for the Canadian government to withdraw its support for the project....
21:13 2019-07-24

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
02:01 2019-07-18

Online bank N26 extends latest funding round in expansion push Berlin-based N26 said on Thursday it raised an additional $170 million in its latest funding round, driving up its valuation to $3.5 billion, as the online bank looks to speed up expansion to markets outside Europe including the U.S....
06:52 2019-07-18

House Democrats move to back Senate plan for border funding U.S. House Democrats dropped opposition on Thursday to a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Senate that would release $4.6 billion in emergency funds to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers said....
23:00 2019-06-27

Appeals court rejects Trump's request for border wall funding The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration's allocation of $2.5 billion from the Department of Defense to pay for construction of physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:52 2019-07-04

Apple supplier Japan Display secures bailout after funding shortfall Japan Display Inc said on Friday that a group led by Chinese investment firm Harvest Group had formally secured additional funding for a previously announced 80 billion yen ($738 million) bailout plan for the screen maker....
05:00 2019-07-12

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the money in the wake of a government corruption scandal in the island territory....
03:39 2019-07-12

Apple’s rivalry with Spotify escalates as it begins funding exclusive podcasts Apple is reportedly planning to open up a whole new front on its ongoing content war with Spotify soon. Spotify certainly got the jump on Apple with the launch of its music streaming service that’s now the dominant player in the space, with a paid subscriber base of 100 million as of April com...
06:52 2019-07-17

| Naspers leads $125m in funding for Indian e-commerce platform Meesho Meesho describes itself as a "social commerce online marketplace" that lets independent build small businesses by "connecting them with suppliers to curate a catalog of goods and services to sell" over social media....
18:26 2019-08-13

Great Lakes leaders to discuss funding Asian carp project TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Representatives of the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region will meet next month to discuss helping fund a federal plan to prevent Asian carp from reaching Lake Michigan. Officials say the July 16-17 session in Chicago will focus on a $778 mil...
01:13 2019-06-15

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
21:52 2019-06-12

Liberals, Conservatives evenly matched on campaign funding in local ridings The Liberals and Conservatives are matched fairly evenly when it comes to how ready their local campaigns are to pay for the coming federal election....
19:00 2019-08-13

Brexit backers help PM candidate Johnson extend lead in funding battle Boris Johnson has increased his funding lead over Jeremy Hunt in the race to become the next British prime minister, backed by financiers and businessmen who funded the campaign to leave the European Union....
21:39 2019-07-03

Pelosi under pressure after Senate passes bipartisan border funding bill The Senate passed a $4.6 billion emergency spending bill to cope with the massive surge in illegal immigrants along the border, but the bipartisan measure differs from a more progressive bill the House passed on Tuesday....
03:52 2019-06-28

Superhot is funding third-party indie games like The Frog Detective (updated) Superhot, the Polish game studio that made the hit virtual reality game Superhot VR, has announced it will fund third-party independent games.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Collective Health secures $205 million in funding led by SoftBank Vision Fund Collective Health, which makes software for companies to pay workers' health costs directly, said on Monday it had raised $205 million in new funding led by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund....
17:00 2019-06-17

India Reminds Pak To Meet Watchdog's Deadline On Curbing Terror Funding After global financial watchdog Financial Action Task Force told Pakistan to curb terror financing by October or face consequences, India today said it expects Islamabad to take "credible, verifiable,......
07:52 2019-06-22

Kenya Lawmaker Charged With Hitting Female Colleague Over Funding Dispute The lawmaker who was hit, a member of Parliament’s budget committee, said she was struck so hard she bled, spurring female colleagues to walk out in protest....
20:00 2019-06-14

Judge slaps down suit by Dems over Trump wall funding plan A federal judge on Monday slapped down a suit by House Democrats who sought to block President Trump from tapping into Defense Department money for his wall along the southern border. Washington, DC, district court Judge Trevor McFadden dismissed the suit, writing in his decision it is “about ...
08:52 2019-06-04

Masarat Alam Brought To Delhi In Terror Funding Case, Gets 10-Day Custody The National Investigation Agency has brought hardline separatist leader Masarat Alam from a Jammu and Kashmir prison to Delhi to question him in a terror funding case. Masarat Alam along with......
16:52 2019-06-04

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballooning spending measure is snagged in a dispute with Republicans and President Trump over funding for Puerto Rico and the emergency at the border....
15:26 2019-05-21

2020 candidate compares using taxpayer money for abortions to funding the military Democratic Rep. Seth Moulton criticized people who say they support abortion but do not want their tax dollars to fund them. He compared the position to supporting the U.S. military but not wanting to fund it....
20:39 2019-06-06

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
12:00 2019-06-07

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. ...
18:52 2019-06-05

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-22

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
10:52 2019-05-25

3 Arrested In Madhya Pradesh's Satna Over Alleged Terror-Funding Links Madhya Pradesh Police's Anti-Terror Squad has arrested three men in connection with a terror-funding case in Satna district. The arrests, which were carried out on Wednesday night, came after five......
11:52 2019-08-22

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council task force Thursday that the Brooklyn-Queens Connect...
01:26 2019-05-31

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
16:00 2019-05-28

Watch Elizabeth Warren blast Biden for his stance on abortion funding ‘We do not pass laws that take away freedom from women who are most vulnerable’ Warren said, in speech against Hyde amendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren delivered a scorching criticism of her fellow candidate in the 2020 election and former vice-president, Joe Biden, and his c...
19:52 2019-06-06

Alphabet's GV leads funding in gene editing company Verve Therapeutics GV, Alphabet Inc's venture capital arm, led a $58.5 million investment to launch Verve Therapeutics, a new biotech focused on developing therapies that edit the human genome to treat heart diseases....
15:39 2019-05-21

No, maternal mortality did not spike in Texas after funding cuts to abortion clinics More than a year ago, revised numbers showed that the Texas maternal mortality rate was not as high as previously believed. But the news apparently has not reached Congress....
15:00 2019-05-21

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party’s latest platform calling for the...
10:52 2019-06-06

Joe Biden Switches Position on Abortion Funding After Sen. Elizabeth Warren Gathered His Ass Up Former Vice President Joe Biden is proving himself to be a fuckboi. At this point, I wouldn’t trust Obama’s BFF to tell me what he ate for breakfast this morning if he hadn’t checked with his campaign staff and taken a peek at his polling numbers to see where bacon haters have landed....
12:26 2019-06-08

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship....
22:13 2019-07-09

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:13 2019-06-04

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
00:39 2019-08-17

China's Central Bank Reforms Rates to Boost Cheap Funding for Businesses The People’s Bank of China unveiled a long-awaited reform to its interest-rate mechanism, a move aimed at reducing financing costs for businesses struggling with a cooling economy....
23:26 2019-08-17

José Serrano would fight funding to amend census forms for citizenship question The top House Democrat who oversees census funding said today he’ll oppose any federal dollars needed to reprint the questionnaire with the Trump administration’s citizenship question.“I have no intention of allowing this flagrant waste of money,“ Rep. José Serrano (D-N.Y.), who chairs the Ho...
22:13 2019-07-09

UK PM Johnson ready to fast-track health funding to meet Brexit pledge Prime Minister Boris Johnson will fast-track funding for Britain's public health service, announcing 1.8 billion pounds to upgrade 20 hospitals, part of the new leader's push to meet Brexit pledges made in the 2016 referendum....
14:52 2019-08-04

Stephen Curry visits Washington to announce funding golf at Howard University The NBA star will sponsor the Howard University men’s and women’s golf teams for the next six years, creating the first Division I program in the historically black college’s history....
01:39 2019-08-20

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to curb its activities abroad as tensions between Washington and Tehran soar following fresh attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
02:00 2019-06-17

Planned Parenthood refuses federal funding after abortion referral bans – live The move is in response to a Trump rule stating that groups receiving Title X funding could no longer provide abortion counselingSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.50pm BST Several Trump Administration officials are considering a payroll tax cut to counter the weakening economy,...
00:26 2019-08-20

Mexico's refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
00:00 2019-08-20

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
06:13 2019-06-04

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion providers can take effect while the court weighs the overall merits....
07:13 2019-07-12

CBI Raids Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding for Mr Grover's NGO....
07:26 2019-07-11

Chinese travel site Mafengwo raises $250 million in Tencent-led funding round Chinese travel site Mafengwo said it has raised $250 million in a funding round led by Tencent Holdings Ltd as it expands in the booming online travel market....
09:52 2019-05-23

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
03:00 2019-06-04

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Monday....
15:39 2019-05-21

Planned Parenthood president on Biden's abortion funding flip-flop: 'I take him at his word' Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen said Friday she believes Joe Biden saying he no longer supports a long-standing ban on federal funding for abortion, even though he reversed his stance over the course of 36 hours....
02:00 2019-06-08

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
21:13 2019-06-01

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
17:52 2019-05-25

Gavin Newsom triples funding to combat gun violence in updated Calif. budget California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an updated state budget that calls for $27 million to go toward combating gun violence, triple the amount he originally suggested in January....
15:26 2019-05-21

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: funding for Palestine refugees, families today, tech surveillance This Tuesday, we cover: a key fundraising conference for the UN Palestine refugee agency (UNRWA); a new UN report on families in 2019-2020; a call by an independent human rights expert to ban surveillance technology; 20,000 migrants rescued in the Sahara; and malnutrition in India....
20:52 2019-06-27

Schumer will ask Trump to divert wall funding to combat gun violence and white supremacy Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to ask the Trump administration to divert a $5 billion wall funding allocation to programs aimed at ending gun violence and “violent white supremacist extremism.”...
20:52 2019-08-13

Cancer social network app Belong.Life raises $14 million in private funding Belong.Life, a U.S.-Israeli creator of a social network and app for cancer patients, said on Monday it raised $14 million in a funding round led by life science analytics firm IQVIA....
17:39 2019-07-01

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
07:13 2019-08-13

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
15:26 2019-05-21

Biden drops support for Hyde Amendment restricting abortion funding after criticism ATLANTA — Joe Biden said Thursday that he can no longer support federal restrictions on funding for abortion services, an abrupt reversal from his longstanding backing of the Hyde Amendment. Speaking at a Democratic National Committee gala in Atlanta, the former vice president said that, in an envir...
18:00 2019-06-07

Isis suspect Jack Letts' parents found guilty of funding terrorism John Letts and Sally Lane given suspended sentence for sending son money in SyriaAn Oxford couple have been spared jail after being found guilty of sending money to their son while he was living under Islamic State in Syria that could have been used to fund terrorism.John Letts, 58, an international...
19:52 2019-06-21

Transport app FlixMobility gets Germany's biggest tech funding round to drive growth Transport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros ($561 million) in Germany's biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday....
23:00 2019-07-18

Singapore 'deep tech' startups face funding hurdle as risks higher Because investment risks typically are higher and returns slower with startups that deal with deep technology such as artificial intelligence and medtech, venture capitalists in Singapore are less willing to stick their bets in early-stage startups....
04:00 2019-06-07

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putting Rand Paul on blast for blocking the bill. Stewart appeared on Fox News on Wednesday to call the ...
23:39 2019-07-18

Lena Waithe Calls Out Will Smith, Denzel Washington for Not Funding More Black Films As Lena Waithe’s star continues to rise, she’s taken her responsibility as a black filmmaker seriously. Not only does she make it a point to create opportunities for other deserving black creatives, but she holds other Hollywood veterans in positions of power accountable to do the same....
17:52 2019-06-22

South Africa: Ramaphosa denies graft allegations linked with campaign funding South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to battle a report accusing him of misleading lawmakers on campaign funding. A state watchdog body has linked Ramaphosa's campaign to money laundering....
01:39 2019-07-22

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-11

Ocasio-Cortez, other Dems accuse ICE and CBP of 'killing' children, call for hold on funding Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., along with a slew of other House Democrats, responded on Saturday to President Trump's announced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids by calling for the agency's abolition and opposing supplemental funding for both it and Customs and Border Protectio...
00:39 2019-06-23

Twitter is obsessed with the 'Salmon Cannon,' a tube that shoots fish over dams. Here's how it works People on Twitter are volunteering to be the first to test out the Salmon Cannon, a tube that shoots fish over dams that block their migratory path.        ...
10:26 2019-08-13

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
03:52 2019-07-04

Planned Parenthood Faces an Uncertain Road Without Title X Funding—and Patients May Struggle to Get Care Millions of patients may struggle to get the family-planning care they need after Planned Parenthood on Monday decided to leave the federal Title X program, which annually provides $286 million in grants to groups across the country for services including cancer screenings, STD testing and birth con...
00:00 2019-08-20

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
01:39 2019-05-24

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could launch as soon as 2022. The problem at hand is this:...
05:52 2019-07-13

Judge Stops President Trump From Using $2.5 Billion in Military Funding to Build Border Wall OAKLAND, Calif. — A federal judge on Friday prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. in Oakland acted in two lawsuits filed by C...
18:13 2019-06-29

Read the pitch deck that business travel startup Lola used to secure $37 million in funding Lola.com CEO Mike Volpe thinks business travel on the whole is just horrible – but he saw that as a big business opportunity. Lola focuses on making it easier for medium-sized companies to manage corporate travel arrangements. Companies use the service to authorize employees to make travel-rel...
02:13 2019-08-22

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
16:26 2019-05-21

Gingrich on Biden's abortion funding reversal: 'Poor Joe just repudiated his entire career' on the issue Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday that Joe Biden "repudiated his entire career" by reversing his long-held position that taxpayers should not fund abortions. ...
17:52 2019-06-07

Mexico's tiny refugee agency turns to U.N. amid asylum surge, funding cuts Buckling under surging asylum applications and the lowest budget in years, Mexico's tiny refugee agency has turned to the United Nations for help opening three new offices across the country starting next month, its director said on Tuesday....
06:00 2019-05-22

House committee limits Space Development Agency funding, asks for detailed plans Funding for the proposed Space Development Agency could be limited until the Defense Department submits a detailed plan for the costs of its establishment and the programs it will be involved with....
18:52 2019-05-21

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
12:01 2019-06-12

Self-driving car startup Gatik emerges from stealth with $4.5 million in seed funding and Walmart partnership Gatik, a business-to-business self-driving startup based in Palo Alto, emerged from stealth with $4.5 million in funding and a Walmart partnership.Read More...
00:13 2019-06-07

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
05:26 2019-05-23

Appeals court turns down requests to halt Trump rule cutting Planned Parenthood funding A federal appeals court allowed a Trump administration rule that would cut Planned Parenthood funding to go forward while it considers the rule at greater length....
00:13 2019-07-12

Dems halt effort to secure pay increase for lawmakers, as contempt votes, funding drama loom House Democrats on Monday evening abruptly halted an effort to increase congressional pay for the first time since 2009, saying the proposal would be reviewed carefully after several freshman Democrats made overt efforts to block it....
06:13 2019-06-11

UN global education envoy urges new funding for ‘lost generation’ of children forced out of classrooms by conflict A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday. ...
21:00 2019-05-21

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
14:13 2019-08-23

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million of its patients. The healthcare nonprofit declared...
05:00 2019-08-15

Former Hillary Clinton aide: 'Deeply troubling' that Biden supports the Hyde Amendment on abortion funding Jess McIntosh, former adviser to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, decried former Vice President Joe Biden's "deeply troubling" support for a law that blocks federal funding for abortions. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.        ...
02:39 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-China overnight repo rate falls to 4-year low as PBOC tries to calm funding jitters China's benchmark overnight repo rate fell to a four-year low of nearly 1 percent on Friday as the central bank continued to inject funds into money markets to ensure ample liquidity ahead of a seasonal surge in cash demand at the end of June....
07:00 2019-06-21

SMB LENDING REPORT: How alt lenders are providing SMBs with new funding options, and the ways incumbents can respond to stay ahead This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are vital creators of wealth,...
22:26 2019-05-25

Schumer to ask Trump to divert $5 billion in border wall funding to fight gun violence, white-supremacy extremists Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday said he will ask President Trump to withdraw his request for $5 billion in border wall construction funds to instead use the money to combat gun violence and white supremacist extremism on the heels of mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayt...
04:39 2019-08-14

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
04:39 2019-06-22

'Two-mouthed' fish: New York angler catches 'bizarrely beautiful' trout An angler in New York reeled in a trout with two "mouths" while fishing on Lake Champlain. An image of the fish shared on Facebook has gone viral.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

This robot fish has robot blood If decades of science fiction movies have taught us anything, it’s that when the eventual robot uprising happens, the bots that purge mankind from Earth are going to bleed. Sure, they might spew robo-body-fluid in hues of green or blue, but the dangerous AI-powered robots of the future always ...
06:26 2019-06-20

Baltimore won't pay hackers' ransom, sets aside $10M in emergency funding to recover from cyberattack While a second Florida city paid hackers a ransom, the city of Baltimore is shelling out $10 million to recover from a similar computer system attack.        ...
10:26 2019-06-28

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
04:13 2019-06-21

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception services too...
22:13 2019-06-28

Wednesday's Daily Brief: Women boost work profits, saving biodiversity, UK loses Chagos Islands vote, Gaza funding, malaria-free in Argentina, Algeria Today's top stories include: boosting profits at work by hiring more women leaders; saving biodiversity to beat climate change; General Assembly condemns UK over Chagos Islands; just a month of funding left for Gaza; celebrating malaria-free Algeria and Argentina; and justice experts dicuss how best...
04:13 2019-05-23

Is it okay to laugh at Florida man? He’s an American folk hero and one of the Internet’s most durable memes. But maybe laughing at Florida — and its outrageous headlines — is more complicated than we've thought....
22:26 2019-07-15

Overweight Florida cat gets sent to fat camp This fat cat went to fat camp and now she’s a star, but it doesn’t look like she had a good time doing it. Laila is a cat from Gainesville, Fla., that is apparently obsessed with food. A rescue, she was reportedly found close to starvation. Since then, she’s developed a healthy appetite. At her......
19:13 2019-06-27

10 things to do in Miami, Florida The perfect weather year round, the miles of beaches that stretch on endlessly, the list of reasons why Miami is an attractive destination are endless        ...
20:52 2019-06-07

Bobrovsky says he came to Florida to win the Stanley Cup 'It's all about the Cup': Bobrovsky arrives in Florida, says he's ready to lead Panthers to new heights       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

Florida woman becomes US citizen at age 103 MIAMI (AP) — A Florida woman has become a U.S. citizen at the age of 103. Miami-Dade Commissioner Jean Monestime says Andrea Joseph took the oath of citizenship on Friday, just a few months shy of her 104th birthday. Monestime says Joseph migrated from Haiti 15 years ago and became a permanent resid...
20:26 2019-06-17

Hepatitis A becomes health emergency in Florida The state of Florida has declared the current hepatitis A outbreak a 'public health emergency,' and officials encourage inhabitants to get vaccinated....
19:26 2019-08-06

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
23:39 2019-07-06

Florida Girls Is the Most Fun You’ll Have in Front of the TV This Summer Nestled in the coastal hollow between Tampa and St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Fla., is known as a family vacation destination. There are pristine beaches, dolphin-watching cruises, a world-class aquarium. But you won’t find a trace of tourism porn in the new sitcom Florida Girls, whose creator-s...
17:26 2019-07-09

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowers worked the final inning. Flowers and Drew Mendo...
06:52 2019-05-25

Mel Rodriguez on Getting On, Will Forte, and On Becoming A God In Central Florida If you’ve watched any television in the past twenty years, you’ve seen Mel Rodriguez. With guest spots on everything from Gilmore Girls to Big Love to Community, the actor made a habit of popping up for an episode or two—often as a law enforcement officer—before landing the role of Nurse Patsy De La...
22:39 2019-08-20

3D printing transforms rocketry in Florida On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 3D printing technology is changing the way rockets are made and the way Florida space companies do business....
21:13 2019-07-23

Mike Martin Jr. to take over for his father at Florida St. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Longtime assistant Mike Martin Jr. has been promoted to head coach at Florida State, taking over the program where his father became the career wins leader in all NCAA sports. FSU announced his hiring Friday. On Wedbesday, the Seminoles ended their 23rd College World Series ...
23:39 2019-06-21

Lost cat found 3 1/2 years later in Florida A Florida man who feared his cat had been eaten by coyotes was reunited with the feline three and a half years later thanks to a stranger, a microchip and an animal hospital....
16:39 2019-08-20

Florida man struck by lightning, seven others injured A man’s heart stopped beating when he was struck by lightning on a Florida beach Sunday — and seven other people were also injured. The lightning-strike victim, in his 40s, suffered cardiac arrest and was in critical condition after being hit directly by the bolt around 12:40 p.m. on Cle...
02:26 2019-07-22

3-D printing transforms rocketry in Florida On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, 3-D printing technology is changing the way rockets are made and the way Florida space companies do business....
10:26 2019-07-23

Florida man gets 10 years for knowingly spreading HIV PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for knowingly spreading HIV. The Pensacola News Journal reports that 27-year-old Rasheem Ikey Bodiford was sentenced Friday. He was previously convicted of having sex with another person without notifying them that he had HIV, ...
18:52 2019-07-31

The Florida Panthers Found Their Goalie The reinvention of the Florida Panthers continued today with a massive new contract for free agent goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky, worth a reported $70 million over the next seven years. By signing the two-time Vezina winner and former Blue Jacket, the Panthers hope that they’ve captured a key ingredie...
00:26 2019-07-02

Dry Tortugas: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

NHC sees 40% chance of cyclone off Florida A low pressure system east of the upper Florida Keys has a 40% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Friday....
15:39 2019-08-23

'Jihadi Jack' feels 'guilty' over his parents being convicted of funding terrorism for sending him money in Syria The suspected ISIS militant nicknamed Jihadi Jack said he feels "guilty" that his parents have been convicted of funding terrorism by sending him money in Syria....
01:13 2019-06-24

2 small planes collide in air near Florida airpark GREEN COVE SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two small planes have collided while flying near a Florida airpark. A Federal Aviation Administration statement says the collision happened shortly before noon Wednesday while the planes were flying near Haller Airpark in Green Cove Springs. The Clay C...
21:39 2019-05-29

Florida man gets 40 years for fatally shooting wife WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, whose death was filmed by a security camera at the couple’s home. The Palm Beach Post reports 34-year-old Dwight Luton was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the...
11:52 2019-05-30

Florida man attacked by a kinkajou after feeding it watermelon A kinka-who? A man in Florida was reportedly attacked by a kinkajou — a furry mammal that’s native to South and Central America. The ferocious animal — a relative of the raccoon — attacked Mike Litersky, 37, outside of his girlfriend Gillian Hicks’ second-floor Lake Worth Beach apa...
11:52 2019-08-21

Authorities: Lightning hurts 8 at Florida beach Authorities say a lightning strike at a Gulf Coast beach in Florida has left eight people hurt, one of them critically on Sunday.        ...
20:01 2019-07-22

'Modern day hamburglar' arrested South Florida A burglar captured on surveillance cooking a late-night meal at a Wendy's restaurant and then stealing a safe in South Florida has been identified and arrested....
21:13 2019-06-30

Manslaughter charge dropped against officer in Florida ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors in Florida have decided to drop a manslaughter charge against a police officer a week after a grand jury indicted him. The state attorney’s office in Orlando said in a statement Friday that prosecutors had decided not to pursue charges against Officer Anthony W...
23:52 2019-05-24

Florida boy, 9, killed while riding bike to school SARASOTA, Fla. — Authorities say a 9-year-old Florida boy was struck and killed by a truck while riding his bike to school. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that Roman Miller died at a hospital shortly after Monday morning’s crash. The Florida Highway Patrol says the third grader and his ol...
15:39 2019-05-21

Florida lands top graduate transfer Blackshear Virginia Tech's Kerry Blackshear Jr., the No. 1 graduate transfer in ESPN's transfer rankings, announced Wednesday night that he has committed to Florida....
20:13 2019-06-27

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to......
00:26 2019-06-21

Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures 20 Twenty people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a South Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police. (July 6)        ...
23:39 2019-07-06

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
19:13 2019-06-30

Florida man bitten after python slithers out of toilet A Coral Springs police spokesman said the man was treated at the scene after the snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morning.        ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Florida woman dies after being struck by lightning A 20-year-old Florida woman has died two weeks after being struck by lightning while working with a roofing crew, authorities said. Romelia Ramirez succumbed late Friday to injuries she suffered from the lightning strike on a rooftop in Wellington, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Snake slithers out of toilet, bites Florida man on arm CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a ball python slithered out of a toilet and bit a South Florida man on the arm. Coral Springs police spokesman Chris Swinson said the man was treated at the scene after the 4-foot (1.2-meter) snake bit him when he lifted the toilet seat on Sunday morning. T...
22:52 2019-05-28

A fireball lit up the sky over Florida, and this time it wasn’t a meteor A massive fireball appeared in the skies above South Florida last night, giving residents plenty of reason to gaze skyward and capture footage with their smartphones. Initially thought to be a meteor by many observers, scientists quickly shot down that notion and suggested an alternative explanation...
20:39 2019-07-03

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

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relatively new science,” said Joanne Muller, a scient...
07:52 2019-08-21

Coastal Carolina stays alive with 9-4 win over Florida A&M ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Wright and Parker Chavers each homered to help lead Coastal Carolina to a 9-4 victory Saturday over Florida A&M in an elimination game of the Atlanta regional. Coastal Carolina (36-25-1), the 2016 College World Series champion, built a sizable lead by scoring three runs in both t...
01:26 2019-06-02

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
16:52 2019-07-03

Florida’s Barnhill gets show of respect from Alabama OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Florida coach Tim Walton felt Kelly Barnhill deserved better than to have her decorated career end in embarrassment. Barnhill had been one of the nation’s elite pitchers the past three years, but the senior wasn’t her best on Saturday. Walton took her out after she g...
05:52 2019-06-02

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

Florida Gov. DeSantis meets with Netanyahu in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis met with embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the governor’s final day of a trade mission to Israel. DeSantis had high praise for Netanyahu on the day after the Israeli leader failed to assemble a governing coalition, sending the...
02:00 2019-05-31

Florida man sentenced to 15 years for dismembering father A Boca Raton man was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for dismembering his father's dead body, but was found not guilty of murder for the crime....
20:26 2019-06-22

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said people should exterminat...
11:26 2019-07-04

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
17:52 2019-07-04

Florida teacher writes ‘WTF is this?’ on student’s homework This image shows a homework assignment that a teacher wrote an inappropriate comment on. WJHG/WECP/Melinda Smith) BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A Rutherford High School teacher may have to face consequences after writing a slang term for a cuss word on top of a student’s homework assign...
06:52 2019-05-30

70-year-old Florida man accused of impregnating girl A perverted 70-year-old Florida man was arrested for allegedly impregnating a 13-year-old girl — who showed up at the hospital saying she thought she was constipated, according to a new report. Renaud Jerome, of Boca Raton, was charged with three counts of sexual activity with a child and one count ...
17:26 2019-05-30

Dallas Baptist ends Florida’s 4-year CWS run with 9-8 win LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jimmy Glowenke homered to cap a nine-run fourth inning and Dallas Baptist held on to beat Florida 9-8 in an NCAA regional elimination game Sunday, ending the Gators’ run of four straight trips to the College World Series. Florida had cut a seven-run deficit to one when Bu...
02:13 2019-06-03

Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say lightning struck a motorcyclist on a Florida interstate, causing a crash and his death. The Florida Highway Patrol tells news outlets the lightning strike hit the driver Sunday afternoon as he rode southbound on Interstate 95, cracking the 45-year-old&#...
11:52 2019-06-10

Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo announced the birth of the cubs Thursday; one was born May 13 and two were born May 14. The cubs and ...
19:26 2019-05-24

12-foot alligator captured on Florida highway The third largest alligator a Leon County gator trapper ever captured has been euthanized a few days after it recently got hurt crossing a Florida highway....
22:26 2019-06-20

Waymo expands driverless car testing to Florida Waymo announced that it'll soon expand tests of its self-driving cars to Florida, following pilots in Novi, Kirkland, Washington, San Francisco, and Phoenix.Read More...
15:52 2019-08-20

Sorry, Florida and Nevada. This state ranks as the best for retirement Nebraska ranks as best state to retire, followed by Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida, Bankrate.com survey shows. Maryland scores worst       ...
09:13 2019-07-10

Man arrested after botched castration surgery in Florida That’s nuts. An elderly Florida man with a bizarre castration obsession was busted by cops for allegedly performing a botched, at-home surgery on another man who he met through a site on the dark web for those with eunuch fetishes, police said. Officers with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office sho...
17:00 2019-08-21

Florida man convicted in parking lot shooting of black man A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
04:52 2019-06-21

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan......
02:00 2019-06-17

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurred at SpaceX location in Cocoa, Florida, is interesting in its own right, but the initial report act...
03:13 2019-07-10

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Uber trying to put brakes on Florida salon app’s trademark A single mother from Florida is gearing up for battle with ride-hailing behemoth Uber over an app she is building. Carolina Vengoechea, 45, tells The Post that Uber has demanded she give up the name of her beauty salon app, called “BeauBer.” But she has refused, arguing that the name is the combinat...
04:13 2019-08-22

Florida man hit by stranger during argument with wife dies KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A man has died after being punched in the face by a stranger who intervened in an argument he was having with his wife at a central Florida restaurant. Orlando television station WKMG reports the wife of Srikanth “Shrik” Srinivasan said he was declared clinically b...
00:39 2019-06-07

Retired Florida cop uses badge to scare off carjackers with AK-47s Two men carrying AK-47s thought they were going to steal a red Corvette in the parking lot of a Florida paint store on Tuesday – until the retired police officer driving it flashed his badge and they ran away. When the sports car pulled into Ben’s Paint Supply in Lakeland, the masked men ran u...
01:52 2019-07-12

Serial killer who once terrorized Florida set for execution TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A serial killer who went on a murderous spree that left 10 women dead 35 years ago is set to be executed in Florida. Bobby Joe Long is set to die by lethal injection Thursday evening at Florida State Prison in Starke. His ex-wife recalled the man she describes as a monster o...
00:39 2019-05-23

Dad drowns after saving daughter from riptide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
03:13 2019-07-11

Florida man, 75, fights alligator to rescue dog, reports say A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
17:39 2019-07-15

Florida trooper dragged 100 feet by car in Orlando ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida state trooper received minor injuries when he was dragged about 100 feet (30 meters) by a car during a traffic stop. Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Lt. Kim Montes says the trooper was trying to stop a speeding car early Wednesday in Orlando when the car was forced ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Dad drowns after saving daughter from rip tide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski, helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

Florida executes the 'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men across Southeast Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men....
04:52 2019-08-24

A pair of Florida law enforcement officers are more than just brothers in blue (WPTV)  A pair of Florida law enforcement officers are more than just brothers in blue. They recently discovered they’re also long-lost half brothers. Boynton Beach Police Officer Eric Reynolds received an email last month from a man named David Stull, a sergeant with the Orange County Sheriff...
07:13 2019-08-03

Prosecutors want Florida massacre suspect’s medical records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking mental health and medical records of the former student charged with last year’s Florida school massacre. Prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a psychologist and an orthopedic clinic turn over Nikolas Cruz’s...
11:39 2019-05-28

Florida Man: what lies behind the Sunshine State's crazy stereotype? Brawling Easter bunnies, alligator-filled pants, naked basketball … all reflect Florida’s antic spirit but perhaps also its darker sideIt is one of the nation’s favorite jokes – with an entire state as the punchline. And at its center stands Florida Man, the mythical yet mercurial figure whose bizar...
15:26 2019-05-21

Dry Tortugas National Park: An overlooked gem in the Florida Keys Dry Tortugas, about 70 nautical miles west of Key West in Florida, is one of the least-visited national parks. But that’s exactly its appeal.        ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Watch: Shark swims up to people at Florida beach Swimmers at a Florida beach were in for a surprise when at least one shark entered the shallow area and came within a few feet of the unsuspecting humans....
02:26 2019-07-03

Feds move children from Florida detention center Authorities said Saturday all children in the nation's largest detention center for migrant children have been relocated with upcoming tropical wave on the radar in South Florida....
09:39 2019-08-04

Elusive gator known as ‘Chance the Snapper’ gets new home in Florida ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — An alligator that eluded capture for days in a Chicago lagoon is settling in its new home in Florida. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park said in a Facebook post Friday that it welcomed the reptile known as Chance the Snapper with a banner, pizza and Chicago’...
04:39 2019-07-20

Florida authorities beg locals to slaughter invading iguanas Green iguanas are crawling rampant in Florida — so much so that authorities are urging locals to kill the reptiles “whenever possible.” The critters are not native to Florida and are considered an invasive species because of the damage they can inflict on seawalls, sidewalks and landscape plan...
17:52 2019-07-03

Florida man allegedly cut off the penis of his wife’s lover with scissors A Florida man allegedly used a pair of scissors to cut off his wife’s lover’s penis, according to a report. Alex Bonilla, 49, is accused of committing the heinous act on the man — who is his neighbor — while the victim’s two kids were home last Sunday outside of Gainesville, ...
11:13 2019-07-17

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
20:13 2019-08-03

Florida man threatens to bring his AR-15 to Walmart, thrown in jail A Florida white supremacist was thrown behind bars after threatening on Facebook to take his assault rifle to Walmart. Richard Clayton was busted near Orlando on Friday for a haunting online boast that said, “3 more days of probation left then I get my AR-15 back. Don’t go to Walmart nex...
02:13 2019-08-12

Man says he nearly died after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Georgia man says he contracted a flesh-eating bacteria during a family vacation to Florida — and nearly died. Tony Meredith told WDHN that he began to experience flu-like symptoms about five days after he got home to Colquitt, Ga., from his annual trip to Panama City, Fla., earlier this month. A n...
05:13 2019-07-23

Florida Gators QB Feleipe Franks says baseball is a 'backup job' Florida Gators redshirt junior quarterback Feleipe Franks said a Major League Baseball career is his backup plan after he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox last month....
06:39 2019-07-16

Universal is opening a new Florida theme park – and it's said to be the most 'epic' yet UNIVERSAL has given travel fans a sneak peek at its new project. An exciting new theme park is in the works in Florida – and its called Epic Universe....
18:13 2019-08-01

Same doorstep, different baby: another newborn left at Florida apartment A newborn baby was discovered wrapped in a T-shirt and lying on the doorstep of an apartment in Orlando, Florida — the second time a baby has been left at the location in the past two years. The one-day-old baby boy was found on Saturday morning at the Willow Key Apartments when a resident of......
02:26 2019-07-22

Man dies after being infected by flesh-eating bacteria in Florida A Memphis man died Sunday after becoming infected with a flesh-eating bacteria. He had traveled to the Gulf Coast of Florida.        ...
10:26 2019-07-15

CBD, hemp industries to highlight new ideas at Florida expo Emerging industries related to cannabidiol and hemp are struggling to navigate rapid change as they prepare to meet at a USA CBD Expo in Miami Beach this weekend....
19:39 2019-08-01

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme parks or beaches. Instead, they came for cheap and easy prescription painkillers sold at unscrupulous walk-in clinics. For a while, few in authority did...
17:13 2019-07-22