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Newark distributes bottled water to residents after lead filters fail

The City of Newark handed out bottles of water to residents on Monday after the Environmental Protection Agency determined water filters failed to reduce elevated levels of lead in drinking water....

Newark distributes bottled water to residents after lead filters fail

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Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
01:52 2019-08-17

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them contained “microplastic” synthetic polym...
19:13 2019-05-29

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fundamental?Last year, judges at the 28th International Berkeley Springs Water Tasting competition deemed the best bottled water in the world to be an Aus...
08:52 2019-07-16

Arsenic found in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Walmart, Target When you pay premium prices, you expect a premium product — but that’s not necessarily the case with bottled water. California nonprofit Center for Environmental Health has revealed that water bottle brands Peñafiel, owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper, and Starkey, owned by Whole Foods, contain levels of hi...
17:39 2019-06-21

High levels of arsenic in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target, Walmart, study says A test conducted by an Oakland nonprofit finds Peñafiel and Starkey bottled water contain levels of arsenic that violate state guidelines.       ...
23:13 2019-06-20

High levels of arsenic found in two bottled water brands sold at Target, Walmart CHICAGO (CNN) – Tests conducted by a California nonprofit found high levels of arsenic levels in two bottled water brands. The testing was carried out by the Center for Environmental Health. The group found that Peñafiel water and Starkey water contained higher arsenic levels than tap water &#...
05:00 2019-06-22

After high arsenic reports, Keurig Dr Pepper pulls bottled water sold at Target, Walmart All bottles of unflavored Peñafiel mineral spring water are part of a voluntary withdrawal, Keurig Dr Pepper said in a statement Friday.        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Advocates demand action in Newark over water contamination Two groups challenged Newark and New Jersey officials in federal court Thursday over the city's burgeoning water crisis, asking a judge to order treatment and replacement for old service lines....
19:00 2019-08-16

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city of Chennai. That load will provide relief to resid...
12:26 2019-07-18

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
07:52 2019-06-14

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Dame fire infected surrounding neighborhoods....
20:52 2019-06-04

City of Tucson distributes sandbags for the monsoon TUCSON – The official start of the monsoon is just days away and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) wants residents to start preparing now. Starting Monday, TDOT is opening a self-serve sandbag site. TDOT officials say it is important that residents start getting sandbags a...
00:52 2019-06-11

The Latest: Torrents lead to Tulsa-area high water rescues OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on flash flooding in Oklahoma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Almost 4 inches (100 millimeters) of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues. No injuries have been reported after the Thu...
07:00 2019-06-07

Lead scare in New Jersey: Water bottles handed out as levels still high in some areas Even after city-issued filters were given out months ago, parts of New Jersey are still dealing with high levels of lead in their water, the EPA says.        ...
10:26 2019-08-13

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
14:13 2019-07-11

Minister Jitendra Singh Distributes Free Set-Top Boxes In J&K's Kathua Union Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh on Sunday distributed free DD dish TV set top boxes among people residing near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district....
09:26 2019-07-01

The best iOS 13 feature? It filters out spam calls! If you live in the United States where robocalls are so common, you probably feel very emotional about those endless spam calls that you keep on getting. And if you feel this way, there is one new feature in iOS 13 that you will absolutely love: spam call filtering!Yes, iOS 13 will be able to automa...
08:52 2019-06-06

Prepare yourselves for a deluge of new AR filters on Instagram As of today, anyone can create AR filters and effects for Instagram. Facebook has opened Spark AR -- the tool responsible for pretty much every AR experience you've encountered across Facebook's products -- to the Instagramming public....
21:13 2019-08-13

China’s Alipay will add beauty filters when you pay with your face We all know how startling it can be to accidentally open a front-facing camera and find your own unassuming face looking back at you. Now, imagine if you saw that image every time you made a purchase. In China, Alibaba's e-wallet affiliate Alipay wil......
10:00 2019-07-05

The Lies, Filters and Missing Phones of 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days So, you've met the love of your life on the internet and they live in a foreign country. What do you do? You go on TLC's 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days, put your life on display......
22:13 2019-08-12

Google Lens gets new filters for Android and iOS devices this week Google announced early this month that its Lens app will receive important improvements in the coming weeks. Some of these improvements will go out to Android and iOS users this week and involves Lens filters.A new set of dining and translation filters will be rolled out to Google Lens users on iOS ...
06:13 2019-05-29

How to configure WMI filters for Group Policy to better manage your Windows clients Using the Windows Management Infrastructure framework, Windows admins can create filters that apply GPOs in creative ways to provide more granularity over system management in Active Directory....
13:26 2019-08-17

Moment takes to the sky with an anamorphic lens, filters, and cases for drones As cinematographers look for other ways to add visual elements to movies, Moment announces support for popular drones with its fantastic anamorphic lens and more....
23:26 2019-07-09

How To Enable Content Blocking Filters and Privacy Extensions on Firefox 67.0 Mozilla rolled out several new privacy features for the desktop version of Firefox today, including enhanced tracker protection and content blocking, a password manager, and new optional security extensions. Some of these features will need to be enabled and configured for existing users, though peo...
00:00 2019-06-05

Google Lens dining and translation filters roll out this week Google is acting quickly on its plans to bring clever new filters to Lens. The search firm is starting to roll out its promised Dining and Translate filters to Lens on Android and iOS, giving you some potential time savers. Translate is likely to b......
00:00 2019-05-29

Google announced new AR YouTube filters that let users virtually try on makeup Google is experimenting with AR makeup filters this summer to let you test out new lipstick shades using your smartphones front-facing camera.       ...
20:39 2019-06-19

Mordhau Developers Address Controversy, Saying They Won't Add Gender Or Race Filters After a controversial interview with PC Gamer discussing Mordhau players’ use of slurs and the potential implementation of a race or gender toggle, the game’s developers issued a statement this morning to clarify their stances. They now say they had no plans to add an ethnicity toggle to Mordhau, ad...
09:00 2019-07-04

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
15:26 2019-07-04

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
09:26 2019-07-19

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
06:39 2019-07-19

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
08:01 2019-07-23

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
03:52 2019-06-22

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
04:00 2019-06-13

Why Shakur Stevenson needs to put on a show in Newark As talented as any young fighter Shakur Stevenson is getting close to a title shot, but despite the main event status, Mark Kriegel notes that Stevenson still has plenty of room to grow....
17:39 2019-07-12

The Latest: Johnson takes bigger lead in race to lead UK LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain’s next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated from the contest. Five contenders in all were still in ...
21:00 2019-06-18

Newark Airport travelers may have been exposed to measles Travelers who passed through Newark Liberty International Airport in late May might have been exposed to measles, according to New Jersey health officials. A temporary visitor from Tokyo, Japan who was infected with the disease arrived at the airport’s Terminal B on May 29, according to a Tues...
18:13 2019-06-19

Two young siblings mysteriously vanish in Newark Police are looking for two missing siblings in Newark, NJ. Treazure Greene, 14, and her 9-year-old brother, Shan Greene, went missing Wednesday morning, according to authorities. One of kids is believed to have previously run away, said Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Amrbose. Treazure was pos...
20:52 2019-07-03

Newark cop accused of killing estranged wife says he ‘blacked out’ The Newark cop accused of fatally shooting his estranged wife and wounding her boyfriend told investigators that he “blacked out” when he dropped by at his former home and suspected that another man was in her bedroom, according to a report. Lt. John Formisano, 49, was charged with murder, attempted...
00:52 2019-07-17

US World Cup champs land in Newark and dance on the tarmac The champs have returned home. The US women’s national soccer team touched down in Newark Monday afternoon, ahead of their ticker tape parade in New York later this week. Fresh off their second straight World Cup title win, the team could be seen boogieing on the tarmac at Newark International...
01:39 2019-07-09

Watch: Bat terrorizes Spirit passengers on flight to Newark There were two too many wings on this plane. A jaw-dropping video shows passengers on a flight from North Carolina to New Jersey screaming and panicking as a bat zips through the aircraft. The video was tweeted by Peter Scattini, 23, who said he was aboard a Spirit Airlines flight from Charlotte to ...
03:52 2019-08-03

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline's flight tracker....
23:13 2019-07-14

Ants invade United Airlines flight from Italy to Newark Passengers aboard a United Airlines flight from Italy to New Jersey were left bugging out — thanks to an invasion of ants in the cabin. The six-legged insects spilled out from a bag in the overhead compartment and scurried “in every which direction,” according to a series of tweets about the c...
17:39 2019-06-18

TSA detains man reportedly carrying smoke grenades at Newark airport A man heading to the Dominican Republic from Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday was stopped by TSA for carrying six smoke grenades, officials said.       ...
23:26 2019-06-18

Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said....
04:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 1-Newark Airport‏ resumes flights after brief closure due to emergency New Jersey's Newark Airport briefly suspended arrivals and departures on Saturday due to an emergency, officials said, and media reports said a plane had blown out a tire during a landing....
17:26 2019-06-29

‘Suspicious item’ prompts tarmac evacuation at Newark Airport A flight at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated on the tarmac Saturday morning after a flight attendant noticed something “suspicious.” At about 7:45 am, a flight attendant on JetBlue Flight 573 “identified some type of suspicious item,” then contacted the Port...
16:00 2019-07-13

Diverted plane makes emergency landing at Newark Airport NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United flight heading from New York to Houston diverted to Newark Liberty Airport and made an emergency landing. Inflatable slides were used to deplane passengers on the runway Saturday morning. No major injuries were reported. United said Flight 2098 heading from LaGuardia Air...
18:52 2019-06-29

Watch: Delays reported after plane skids off Newark runway No injuries were reported Saturday when a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off a runway at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey....
01:26 2019-06-16

Newark Airport halts all flights after airplane skids off runway All flights were halted temporarily in and out of Newark Liberty Airport Saturday afternoon when a plane apparently skidded off a runway. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport. Please check with your carrier before coming to the airport,” acc...
22:39 2019-06-15

Southwest CEO Gary Kelly on the decision to stop service at Newark Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the airline's decision to stop service at Newark International Airport in the New York City area....
22:13 2019-07-31

All Newark landings-departures stopped briefly because of 'airport emergency' All landings and takeoffs at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were halted for about 45 minutes Saturday morning because of an unspecified "airport emergency" involving a plane bound for Houston....
17:13 2019-06-29

Newark Airport ‘Emergency’ Briefly Halts Flights, Officials Say A passenger aboard the flight said the plane left La Guardia Airport and about 20 minutes later made an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport....
16:39 2019-06-29

Tires blow out on United Airlines plane during Newark landing, no one injured United flight 627 became disabled on the runway after it "experienced multiple flat tires" upon landing at 1 p.m. from Denver, the airline said in a statement....
09:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 3-Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said....
01:00 2019-06-16

Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
20:26 2019-06-29

Flights halted at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
21:13 2019-06-15

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold. No one was injured, the airline said....
16:13 2019-05-21

Plane makes emergency landing at Newark Airport due to hydraulic issues A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
20:52 2019-06-29

United Airlines jet blows tires upon landing at Newark, delaying flights Federal officials are investigating after a United Airlines Boeing 757 blew several tires on landing at Newark Liberty International Airport, delaying flights....
00:00 2019-06-16

Flights at Newark Airport grounded after plane makes emergency landing Flights at Newark Airport were grounded for three hours Saturday after a plane made an emergency landing and passengers had to be evacuated, airport officials and witnesses said. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport,” the airport...
17:52 2019-06-29

Emergency Landing By United Flight Briefly Closes Newark Airport In US A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
04:13 2019-06-30

Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but none of its 166 passengers were hurt, federal officials said....
22:39 2019-06-15

Plane makes emergency landing in Newark after suicide vest scare A JetBlue plane at Newark Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a photo of a suicide vest was seen or someone wearing one was photographed by a passenger, NBC reported. The plane had been about to take off for Tampa around 7:20 a.m. when two flight attendants received the photo on their Apple...
07:26 2019-07-14

Flights at Newark Liberty Airport halted after plane skids off runway Flights were halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said....
21:26 2019-06-15

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, authorities said. TSA agents at an airport checkpoint x-rayed the man’s bag and determined it needed further inspection, the agency said in a press releas...
13:39 2019-06-18

Newark cop fatally shoots estranged wife, wounds her boyfriend: report An off-duty Newark police officer was arrested early Monday after fatally shooting his estranged wife and seriously wounded her boyfriend before fleeing, officials said. Acting Lt. John Formisano, 49, a 24-year veteran of the department, was accused of shooting the woman inside a home on Mirror Plac...
20:00 2019-07-15

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone....
03:52 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
17:52 2019-06-29

United Airlines Suspends Newark-Mumbai Flights Over Iran Airspace Worries United Airlines said it had suspended flights from New Jersey's Newark airport to the Indian financial capital of Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S.......
03:52 2019-06-21

Iconic Newark deli featured in upcoming ‘Sopranos’ prequel damaged in fire An iconic New Jersey deli featured in the upcoming prequel to “The Sopranos” was damaged in a fire this week, but the owners plan to partially reopen on Wednesday. Flames tore through Hobby’s Delicatessen & Restaurant in downtown Newark at about 2 p.m. on Monday, the restaurantR...
08:26 2019-07-03

United Airlines plane skids off runway at Newark Airport; flights halted Flights were halted for two hours at Newark Airport on Saturday after a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off the runway.       ...
01:00 2019-06-16

United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.       ...
15:52 2019-08-05

UPDATE 2-Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but none of its 166 passengers were hurt, federal officials said....
00:00 2019-06-16

UPDATE 4-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
00:39 2019-06-30

Southwest Airlines to Leave Newark Airport as Toll of Boeing’s 737 Max Grounding Grows The carrier also said its profits were down about $175 million in the second quarter because of the troubled jet’s inability to fly after two deadly crashes....
19:39 2019-07-31

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over concerns about Iran's airspace United Airlines said it had suspended flights from Newark to Mumbai after a safety review in light of events in Iran, which this week shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone....
04:00 2019-06-21

How to Not Fail at an Ultramarathon I came to the sport of running late in life. Though I was on my high school’s track team for a brief period, it wasn’t until after I had kids that I put serious effort into running regularly. And, over the last ten years, I’ve made great strides in the sport: along with four close friends, I’ve comp...
19:39 2019-07-22

If You Want to Be an Overnight Success, Fail a Lot First James Holzhauer’s rise to fame has captivated Jeopardy! fans during the past two months. But perhaps even more captivating is the way a 27-year-old librarian seemingly came out of nowhere to defeat him. New champion Emma Boettcher can be a lesson to us all: If you want to become an overnight succes...
22:13 2019-06-06

The GTA San Andreas Mission That's So Easy, There's No Way To Fail It Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is filled with some famously annoying and difficult missions. Everyone knows of the infamous mission where the player is tasked with following a train while riding a dirtbike. Or the extremely hard Zero RC missions, which were so bad and challenging that Rockstar actual...
00:26 2019-08-12

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
01:39 2019-07-09

Canada Will Try (And Probably Fail) To Win It All For Christine Sinclair Christine Sinclair is still doing it. By the time Canada play their second game at the 2019 World Cup, their captain will be 36 years old, and she will still be the team’s most important player. Sitting just three career goals away from tying Abby Wambach’s international record of 184, the legendary...
22:52 2019-06-10

Chronic depression: Form of CBT may fail after 2 years A study compares the benefits of the cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy with those of supportive psychotherapy for chronic depression....
19:26 2019-08-06

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
23:39 2019-05-30

Nationalists Fail to Unite in European Parliament Euroskeptic and nationalist politicians who performed well in recent European Parliament elections appear unlikely to wield significant power in the legislature after they failed to organize as a single group....
19:00 2019-06-13

Lawmakers From Bundelkhand Fail To Get Ministerial Berths Unlike eastern Uttar Pradesh which bagged a lion's share of ministerial berths in the Union Council of Ministers, MPs from Bundelkhand region of the state could not make it to the list of ministers....
11:39 2019-06-02

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
00:52 2019-06-21

Mets fail on all fronts as they drop sixth in a row Who could have known that firing the pitching coach and bullpen coach last week wouldn’t solve the Mets’ problems? At least this one wasn’t a blown lead. The Mets lineup ensured that with an anemic performance against Mike Soroka and the Braves’ bullpen, but the comeback attempt wasn’t helped by the...
05:52 2019-06-29

Fed Wants to Teach Banks Through Stress Tests, Not Fail Them A top Federal Reserve official said his agency’s tests of whether big banks can withstand a future economic shock need to be more predictable and easier for firms to pass....
09:26 2019-07-10

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18)        ...
08:13 2019-06-18

Noise Pollution Could Be Setting Students of Color Up to Fail When kids are in school, they need a fair amount of peace and quiet to succeed. Literally. Noise is a health hazard, according to the World Health Organization. And a recent study shows how students of color are more likely to face high exposure to road or aviation noise while in school....
02:13 2019-06-18

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to be allowed to fail....
23:26 2019-06-20

UK watchdog says all top accountants fail audit quality test All of Britain's leading accounting firms have failed to hit quality targets set by their regulator for auditing company books for the second year in a row, with Grant Thornton and PwC singled out to join KPMG under tougher supervision....
11:52 2019-07-10

Car bursts into flames during gender reveal joyride fail This gender reveal went up in smoke. The sedan of an Australian driver doing burnouts — with blue smoke billowing behind to indicate a baby boy on the way — suddenly burst into flames after the daring stunt went awry last year in rural Norwell, Queensland. Police released the video Tuesd...
21:39 2019-07-09

Hypergiant: Companies that don’t have top-down support for AI initiatives will ‘fail miserably’ Hypergiant cofounder and chief strategy officer John Fremont spoke at Venturebeat's Transform 2019 conference about the company's work and industry trends.Read More...
03:26 2019-07-12

EU summit ends in deadlock as leaders fail to agree over top job Leaders will have meet again on Tuesday after several countries refused to back France and Germany’s choiceThe longest ever EU summit has ended without agreement as Angela Merkel warned that with Brexit “looming” imposing the centre-left candidate Frans Timmermans as European commission president ri...
21:00 2019-07-01

Manchester City’s Cas appeal against Uefa FFP referral likely to fail • Uefa’s rules do not allow for an appeal against FFP referral• Clubs are permitted to appeal against only a final decisionManchester City’s appeal to the court of arbitration for sport against the referral of the club to Uefa’s financial fair play disciplinary body looks likely to fail because Uefa...
17:13 2019-06-07

Most big companies fail to report role in deforestation, charity says Most big companies are failing to report the damage their operations are doing to forests despite committing to lighten their footprint under wider efforts to tackle climate change, according to a report published on Tuesday....
01:52 2019-07-16

Alzheimer's: Common gene explains why some drugs fail A new study helps to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in some people but not in others, and why some yet may succeed in animals but not in humans....
03:39 2019-07-22

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data. That’s 2½ times the rate of suicides in state prisons and about 3½ times that of the general population. It’s a problem commonly blamed on...
10:13 2019-06-18

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail....
21:13 2019-06-20

Uber CEO’s assurances fail to stop stock slide Wall Street hit the brakes on Uber Friday — despite vows from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi that its record $5 billion loss, reported late Thursday, will never happen again. After dropping more than 6% in late trading Thursday, Uber’s stock went on a daylong slide Friday that saw it close down 6...
05:52 2019-08-11

Morgan Stanley: The S&P 500 will fail to break out for a third time in 18 months Despite the S&P 500 closing at an all-time high Friday, the index's internals and fundamentals are too weak to maintain the rally, Morgan Stanley said Monday....
20:52 2019-07-31

The Latest: Newman and Houf both fail inspection before race Ryan Newman and Quin Houff both failed pre-race inspection and will drop to the back of the field for Saturday night's NASCAR race at Kentucky Speedway       ...
03:26 2019-07-14

Britain will fail without coal – archive, 5 June 1956 5 June 1956: Investment in coal mining should be carried out on a massive scale argues the Organisation for European Economic Co-operation The OEEC has delighted Mr Aubrey Jones, the Minister of Fuel and Power, with its report on the future of fuel supplies in Europe (summarised on page 4). The mai...
08:52 2019-06-05

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
00:52 2019-05-28

Pride at the airport: Drag queen brunch comes to Newark International Airport United Airlines, The Trevor Project and OTG are hosting the first-ever drag queen brunch at Newark International Airport.        ...
18:52 2019-06-06

JetBlue flight evacuated on Newark Airport tarmac due to 'suspicious package' A JetBlue flight was evacuated on the tarmac at Newark Airport before takeoff Saturday after a "suspicious looking package" was reported on the plane.       ...
20:39 2019-07-14

The Latest: Kansas lawmakers fail to override tax bill veto TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature (all times local): 12:25 p.m. The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature has failed to override Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s veto of an income tax relief bill pushed by GOP leaders. The vote Wednesday in the House was 78-39, but Repub...
19:52 2019-05-29

In news, when words fail, graphic and shocking photos often don't Images of human crises can seize our attentions and, in some cases, propel us toward action or least new insight.        ...
16:13 2019-07-02

South Africa’s president says shaky power utility can’t fail CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South Africa’s president says the country’s struggling state-owned power utility Eskom “cannot be allowed to fail” and wants more funding to keep it afloat after its cash runs out in October. President Cyril Ramaphosa in his first State of the N...
20:52 2019-06-20

Israel to hold new elections after Netanyahu coalition talks fail Knesset votes to dissolve parliament after Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form new government Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government, in a move that will lead to a second round of elections just one month after the country held a national p...
01:39 2019-05-30

Knicks fail to land prized All-Star free agents, so where do they go from here? For months, free agency provided the next beacon of hope for the New York Knicks, but it didn't go the way they planned and their fans are stunned.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Factbox: Who stands to lose if Swiss-EU treaty talks fail More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the European Union, by far its biggest trading partner....
14:00 2019-06-16

CryptoKitties and Dice Games Fail to Lure Users to Dapps Blockchain-based platforms have attracted thousands of volunteer developers with the promise of decentralized alternatives to Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS. What they don’t have yet are users....
13:26 2019-05-29

Monzo customers left fuming as transfers fail for several hours Customers of app-based bank Monzo told of their frustration today claiming their bank transfers had failed and they were unable to access their cash....
18:52 2019-05-30

Livestream fail gives cop cat ears and whiskers during murder case announcement Canadian cops were left “feline” foolish when they livestreamed a press conference on a double murder — and a cat filter left the chief officer with cats ears and whiskers. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police were giving a very serious press conference into the brutal killing of an A...
19:39 2019-07-21

When Smaller Advisers Fail, Investors Have Little Chance of Recovering Losses Smaller advisers usually don’t have enough capital or insurance to compensate customers for losses the advisers caused, even after investors received new protections from regulators last month....
17:13 2019-07-23

In UP, Mayawati-Akhilesh Yadav Alliance, Congress Fail To Hobble BJP The BJP march is continuing through Uttar Pradesh, though at a slower pace. The party, which won 73 of the state's 80 seats in 2014 along with allay Apna Dal, is now leading in more than 50 seats. The......
09:52 2019-05-23

UK energy companies fail to promote women to executive roles Male-dominated boards due to lack of flexible working and unconscious bias, report findsLeading UK energy companies are failing to promote women into senior roles, figures show.Just 6% of executive board seats are filled by women, and 42% of major energy firms have no women on their boards at all. C...
05:39 2019-05-22

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides, investigation reveals Scores of jails have been sued or investigated for allegedly refusing inmates medication, ignoring their cries for help, and failing to monitor them.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the interviewer Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain that he had informed Prince Charles in a 90-minut...
20:13 2019-06-05

Law schools will face tougher sanctions if too many graduates fail bar exam Law schools could get their American Bar Association accreditation revoked if 75% of graduates who take the bar exam don't pass within two years.        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half do not properly consider the risks from the climate crisis in their decision-m...
01:39 2019-07-10

Spain still stuck in political deadlock as party talks fail Spain’s center-left Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez has failed to win the support of the far-left We Can party for his bid to form a government, prolonging the political limbo in the eurozone’s fourth largest economy...
16:01 2019-07-09

| Samsung's foldable screens fail in some early review models Some test models of Samsung's new foldable phone suffered defects after only days of use, casting a shadow over next week’s introduction of a $1,980 device meant to rejuvenate a flagging market and showcase the Asian company’s technology expertise....
14:33 2019-05-21

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
18:26 2019-05-23

US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico U.S. men failed to follow the example of American women, losing 1-0 to Mexico in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup and showing just how far they are from success       ...
07:52 2019-07-08

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever performed.Researchers used ground-based telescope...
01:13 2019-06-19

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
03:39 2019-07-13

Hong Kong lawmakers meet with no-confidence vote set to fail HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong lawmakers are meeting for the first time in a week, after massive protests over an extradition bill that eventually was suspended. The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting showed that pro-democracy members were planning to file a motion of no-confidence. They also were que...
06:26 2019-06-19

Lou Diamond Phillips was ‘scared’ to fail in ‘La Bamba’ breakout role Lou Diamond Phillips wants to keep it real. The 57-year-old has long been drawn to playing true-life characters, whether it’s the doomed rock star Ritchie Valens of 1987’s “La Bamba” or, in the case of his latest film, an abusive stepfather. In “Quest — The Truth Always Rises,” the indie film that c...
04:52 2019-08-02

Ferrari fail to get Sebastian Vettel Canada GP penalty overturned • Stewards at Circuit Paul Ricard dismiss Ferrari petition• Footage of Sky Sports presenter described as ‘personal opinion’Ferrari’s request to review Sebastian Vettel’s penalty at the Canadian Grand Prix has been rejected by the stewards, a decision that confirms Lewis Hamilton’s victory at Circuit...
19:52 2019-06-21

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just how far the US political system still is from con...
13:39 2019-06-28

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit statement....
21:13 2019-06-20

Facing Antitrust Pressure, Google Starts Spinning Its Own Too Big to Fail Argument While billboards go up in Silicon Valley calling for the break up of big tech, executives at Google and Facebook continue to argue that the massive scale of their companies is a key asset in the emerging tech cold war between the United States and China.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

EU interior ministers fail to find compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Northern and southern Europe have been at loggerheads over how to handle migrants crossing from northern Africa. Despite criticism, Italy has refused to open its ports to rescue vessels....
16:00 2019-07-18

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit statement....
02:00 2019-06-21

'Mature' comedies soar in streaming, but fail to find footing on broadcast The award-winning show, "The Kominsky Method," is the latest proof that senior stars are finding new life in streaming, yet broadcast networks like NBC and Fox have struggled with older stars....
18:39 2019-08-01

North Korea's Missile Tests Fail to Provoke Response From Washington North Korea has long used missile tests to coax diplomatic response from the U.S. and its allies. But Pyongyang’s recent flurry of short-range launches hasn’t prompted reaction from the White House, which is tolerating the tests because they aren’t long-range or nuclear missiles....
23:26 2019-08-17

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions produced by the United States and by Russia were presented. Neither text was adopted as the US draft was vetoed and the Russian draft failing to secure ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in response to what they see as weakness in worldwide demand....
12:52 2019-07-22

Japan, South Korea fail to mend dispute with frosty meeting Japan and South Korea failed to mend a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays after officials met in Tokyo on Friday for a more than five-hour briefing that drew media attention for its frosty start....
17:13 2019-07-12

British Steel enters insolvency after rescue talks with government fail Steelmaker directly employs 5,000 people and thousands more in the supply chainWhat went wrong at British Steel?British Steel has entered insolvency, putting 5,000 jobs directly at risk and endangering thousands more in the supply chain after talks with the UK government failed to reach an agreement...
15:26 2019-05-22

Diamonds fail to sparkle at Netball World Cup in win over Zimbabwe | Erin Delahunty Australia 73-37 ZimbabweCaitlin Bassett shoots 49/53 as Diamonds win againAgainst an opponent it’s never faced, world number one Australia looked lost and confused at times in Liverpool on Saturday and despite beating Zimbabwe 73-37, Lisa Alexander’s charges now have plenty to work on before the Net...
12:26 2019-07-13

Former ICE director: Dems 'drive' to see Trump fail more important to them than immigrant lives Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) director Tom Homan blamed Democrats Wednesday for prolonging the border crisis saying their "hatred" for President Trump is more important to them than lives of illegal immigrant children....
23:26 2019-07-11

Chrissy Teigen criticized over daughter's first dentist visit: 'U guys never fail me' Chrissy Teigen was found defending herself again this week to social media users who criticized the mother of two over her daughter’s first dentist visit....
18:52 2019-06-21

Toddler’s viral birthday cake fail didn’t make her a ‘Loser’ It should’ve been a piece of cake. But when Melin Jones, 27, picked up a Walmart cake for daughter Elizabeth’s 2nd birthday party, she was in a rush to get home and didn’t check the icing message before leaving. “Little did I know life lessons were about to be had,” the...
16:26 2019-07-24

Knicks land Julius Randle after Kevin Durant fail: ‘He is a beast’ In their Kevin Durant consolation prize, the Knicks have added Julius Randle to fill their vacant power-forward slot. The former Lakers/Pelicans big man signed a 3-year, $63 million deal, according to ESPN. But the third year is a team option. After missing out on KD and Kyrie Irving, Knicks preside...
05:13 2019-07-01

A Unicorn Lost in the Valley, Evernote Blows Up the ‘Fail Fast’ Gospel In this season of multibillion-dollar I.P.O.s, the 15-year-old start-up is proving that failure, for companies of a certain size, rarely happens abruptly....
20:01 2019-06-28

DAs warn City Council that bail-reform laws will be a major fail Top prosecutors warned the City Council on Wednesday that soft-on-crime bail-reform laws will endanger witnesses and make it easier for ­foreign cartels to smuggle drugs into the state and money out. The city’s five district attorneys — and Bridget Brennan, the special narcotics prosecutor — also te...
09:00 2019-05-23

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as the key factor in an astonishing statement....
22:00 2019-06-17

Jonny Bairstow blasts critics ‘waiting for England to fail’ at Cricket World Cup • ‘It’s a typical English thing to do, in every sport,’ says opener• Pietersen and Vaughan led criticism after Australia defeatJonny Bairstow has accused England’s critics of wanting the team to fail as they approach Sunday’s must-win World Cup match against India at Edgbaston, saying: “It’s a typic...
20:26 2019-06-27

Amazon Shareholders Fail to Limit Company's Sale of Facial Recognition Software Long-simmering concerns over Amazon’s facial recognition software came to a head today during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, where activist investors put forward several agenda items that would increase oversight of the software and limit who could use it. Read more......
02:26 2019-05-23

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critical evidence. Defense lawyers Frank Rothman and Adam Konta argued in summations that the district attorney’s office failed to provide a signed statement...
04:26 2019-06-13

Fore fail: Kyle Stanley strikes back in spat with Bob MacIntyre at the Open • Stanley insists he did not know anyone had been hurt by shot• ‘I’m not sure why he decided to make such an issue about it’An unrepentant Kyle Stanley has fired back at Bob MacIntyre after being castigated by his playing partner following the second round at the Open. MacIntyre was furious after a ...
19:00 2019-07-20

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed such deal....
19:26 2019-05-29

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
10:52 2019-07-05

Democratic candidates fail to challenge opponents or convey scope of climate crisis in debate Presidential hopefuls mostly reiterated campaign talking points and policy proposals during seven minutes on climate discussionThe first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday night spent around seven minutes on a discussion around climate change, exceeding the total time spent on the crisis du...
18:39 2019-06-27

Anti-Vaxxers Fail to Block New York Law Eliminating Religious Exemptions to Vaccine Requirements A New York State Supreme Court Justice on Friday rejected a suit brought by 55 families attempting to block the state’s recently passed law “eliminating exemptions to school vaccination requirements on the basis of religious beliefs,” Ars Technica reported.Read more......
06:52 2019-07-14

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
07:26 2019-06-21

North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create criminal penalties for doctors and nurses with failing to care for an infant during an unsuccessful abortion. ...
01:26 2019-06-06

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
05:52 2019-06-21

Asian stocks fail to catch Wall Street's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
03:52 2019-06-21

EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30. The post EU leaders fail to reach deal on candidates for top jobs and announce special summit for June 30 appeared first on LEX18.com....
02:52 2019-06-21

Iran talking to Russia and China in case EU nuclear deal efforts fail: TASS Iran is in talks with Russia and China on a possible settlement mechanism in case discussions with EU over a nuclear deal fail, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security council, Ali Shamkhani, said, according to Russia's TASS news agency....
15:52 2019-06-19

Romelu Lukaku expecting to stay at Man Utd this summer after Inter fail to make suitable offer Romelu Lukaku is increasingly resigned to staying at Manchester United after Inter Milan failed to come up with a suitable offer during talks this week....
22:52 2019-07-12

Half of public school kids in Bronx District 9 fail state math test The numbers are damning. More than half of public school kids in the Bronx’s District 9 who took a pivotal state algebra exam last year failed the test — while just 2% notched scores in the top tier, according to state data. Those figures stand in contrast to a Success Academy charter school in the....
04:26 2019-07-03

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing an oil tanker on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
21:00 2019-07-11

Colorado residents won't pay more than $100 per month for insulin Colorado is capping copayments on insulin medications at $100 per month, becoming the first state to impose a limit for those with private insurance....
02:52 2019-05-25

Free sandbags available for Marana residents MARANA, Ariz. – Town of Marana will be handing out sandbags Wednesday. Community members can get sandbags from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the yard of the Marana Operations Center, located at 5100 W. Ina Rd., and Marana Heritage River Park at 12205 N. Tangerine Farms Rd. Sandbags will also be distributed...
19:52 2019-07-31

In wake of tornadoes Ohio residents come together In the wake of eight tornadoes that hit Ohio late Monday, volunteers in Dayton are setting up shop to feed and help displaced residents. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

Residents say they’re troubled by the symbol often associated with lynchings (WKYC) On the corner of Bennett and Walnut Street in Ravenna, Ohio there’s a sight that has neighbors and passersby taken aback. A homeowner is displaying a noose hanging from a wooden post. It’s clearly visible from the road, but on private property. “It’s the same type of n...
09:00 2019-07-04

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)        ...
09:00 2019-05-24

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley residents are eligible and there is a limit of 10 s...
02:00 2019-06-18

'Today we can't breathe': Garner family react after prosecutors fail to charge NYPD officer – video The family of Eric Garner have spoken of their anger after no charges were brought against Daniel Pantaleo, a white police officer implicated in the chokehold death of Garner, an African American man killed almost five years ago. The arrest was captured on cellphone video, which showed Garner repeat...
20:00 2019-07-17

Ferrari fail to overturn Sebastian Vettel penalty as Canadian Grand Prix result upheld The FIA have upheld the result of the 2019 Canadian Grand Prix after Ferrari lost their review into Sebastian Vettel's controversial time penalty in Montreal....
20:26 2019-06-21

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reportedly thinking about an antitrust investigation of Go...
18:52 2019-06-10

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030....
14:52 2019-05-21

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed rally as trade angst persists Asian stocks struggled on Friday to follow Wall Street's euphoria about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded investor sentiment in the region....
07:00 2019-06-21

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcement of a ceasefire to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan next week....
19:00 2019-05-30

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks fail to catch Wall St's Fed cheer as trade angst dominates Asian stocks struggled on Friday to track Wall Street's exuberance about a possible U.S. rate cut next month as anxiety over Sino-U.S. trade negotiations clouded the investor mood in the region....
04:00 2019-06-21

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
15:26 2019-05-24

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
11:26 2019-05-25

| El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away after shooting Residents in majority-Hispanic El Paso have told US President Donald Trump to stay away amid fury over his anti-immigration rhetoric as he struggles to unite the country in the wake of mass shootings that killed 31 people....
02:13 2019-08-07

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
14:52 2019-07-13

Some Miami Beach residents fed up with smelly seaweed MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — One of Florida’s most famous beaches has had an unwelcome guest for the past several years — smelly, brown seaweed — and now residents want something done about it. Some Miami Beach residents are so fed up with the seaweed’s washing up ashore that they’re p...
16:39 2019-06-21

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

Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent Low-income mobile home residents in hurricane-ravaged Robeson County, North Carolina are seeing dramatic increases in rent after Florida-based Time Out Communities bought 21 mobile home parks in the low-income county over the past two years. (July 9)        ...
09:00 2019-07-09

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
14:00 2019-07-04

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

NC residents say a community pool has discriminatory rules WENDELL, N.C. (AP) — Residents of a North Carolina community say a private pool is enforcing discriminatory rules that ban dreadlocks, weaves and baggy pants. News outlets report Wake County residents have been sharing the rules on social media and calling for conversation on what they say are racis...
18:26 2019-06-18

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I think about is my children,” Miller said. ̶...
09:52 2019-06-06

Chinatown residents protest ‘tin can’ sculpture following Dog-Man fiasco Chinatown residents want to kick the city’s $1 million “tin can” art installation far down the road. A year after community barking killed a city-installed “Dog-Man” statue, officials are floating another public sculpture that residents say has no connection to their Chinese heritage. The city Depar...
22:26 2019-07-20

Moscow residents fight back against 'second Chernobyl' Plans for a new highway through Russia's capital have sparked protests. Locals say the project could cut straight through a nuclear waste site, sending radioactive dust into the air and into Moscow's river....
21:39 2019-07-23

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

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
03:52 2019-05-24

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there....
16:52 2019-06-12

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He fondly remembers seeing jars of honey in downtown ...
06:52 2019-06-11

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
21:13 2019-07-01

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats control both houses of the state Legislature. There are...
06:00 2019-06-10

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, often sharing the same folk-wisdom refrain:“Three o...
09:39 2019-07-12

Bronx NYCHA residents still without electricity a day after fire Residents of a Bronx public-housing development are sweating out a steamy July Thursday after a transformer fire crippled electricity throughout the complex — and remained in the dark 24 hours after the blaze. The fire broke out in the basement of a hi-rise in the six-building Jackson Houses around ...
22:39 2019-07-11

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian government to take action.Air quality in the south-east A...
03:52 2019-07-02

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
01:39 2019-06-21

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving, great seafood, and beautiful, drastic cliffs. Rec...
00:26 2019-06-14

Amsterdam Holocaust memorial to go ahead despite pushback from residents A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed....
16:26 2019-07-10

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
08:52 2019-07-10

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
13:13 2019-06-11

Month After Cyclone Fani, 48% Puri Residents Still Without Electricity About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Odisha's Puri are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone ''Fani'' made a landfall......
01:52 2019-06-02

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
04:39 2019-06-22

Gangs of wild chickens are terrorizing residents of an island in the UK If you’re worried about running into angry wildlife while on a nice jog, chances are you’re afraid of stumbling across a bear or mountain lion on a scenic forest trail, or even a feral dog in the city. On the island of Jersey, which sits between England and France, they fear something en...
10:13 2019-07-01

Eastern DRC: Distressed calls for security from Ituri residents According to unverified videos, youths in Bunia carried the severed head of a woman through the streets. The message: They want an end to the violence. The government, however, denies that these videos are real....
18:52 2019-07-22

Strong aftershock jolts California as residents mop up after quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
14:26 2019-07-05

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part of Mayor de Blasio’s much-ballyhooed rescue plan fo...
07:52 2019-06-05

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwest Ireland sits Arranmore Island—an island k...
01:52 2019-06-15

Berlin's Kreuzberg asks residents to sit out pollution — literally How do you make a city more sustainable? One street in the Berlin neighborhood of Kreuzberg is trying to figure that out with local democracy, yellow furniture and green dots. But not everyone is happy....
18:52 2019-07-31

Brooklyn residents recall massive flooding during rainstorm Brooklyn residents were still reeling Tuesday from heavy flooding that wreaked havoc during torrential downpours in the Big Apple a day earlier. Amanda Denesha of Gowanus said she was forced to wade through waist-deep floodwaters donning sandals Monday evening as she made her way into her Carroll St...
02:13 2019-07-24

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
21:00 2019-06-18

Whaley Bridge residents allowed to return for 15 minutes People evacuated from town threatened by damaged dam make ‘controlled’ visits to pick up pets and other essentialsResidents of the Derbyshire town evacuated after a dam threatened to burst have been allowed back into their homes for short, “controlled” visits to pick up pets and other essentials.Der...
14:39 2019-08-03

‘Billionaires’ Row’ residents to appeal homeless shelter decision Residents of “Billionaires’ Row” plan to appeal a court decision that greenlights a homeless shelter in the ritzy Manhattan neighborhood, they said Wednesday. The anticipated appeal is only the latest turn in a drawn-out legal battle between the residents and the city, which first ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
00:39 2019-05-26

Residents complain about the smell coming from the Nogales wash NOGALES, Ariz. – Residents of Nogales, Arizona are calling for a fair resolution regarding the millions of pounds of sewage running through the Nogales wash and the heart of the city. A pipeline called the International Outfall Interceptor (IOI) pumps sewage from Sonora, Mexico to a wastewater...
12:39 2019-07-24

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazingira yetu' magazine. It's the only way for a healthy future....
17:52 2019-05-31

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
03:26 2019-06-15

Can you picture yourself living on an Irish island? Arranmore is recruiting new residents The Irish island of Arranmore is writing letters asking Americans to consider moving there to boost its dwindling population.       ...
02:52 2019-06-15

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
15:26 2019-05-31

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
22:26 2019-05-30

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

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
09:26 2019-05-28

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
18:52 2019-06-28

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey findsLife on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisisThe climate crisis is causing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety to people in Greenland who are struggling to reconcile t...
14:39 2019-08-12

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three months, Buttigieg’s campaign revealed Tuesday....
00:52 2019-07-17

"Sounded Like A Gunshot": Plane Crashes Into House, Residents Stunned A neighbourhood was left shocked after a small plane crashed into a house in Danbury, Connecticut. Footage of the incident shows the glider stuck on the roof of the Golden Hill Avenue home....
11:26 2019-06-05

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
04:13 2019-06-17

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meeting in Williamsburg, with a dozen or so people spe...
11:52 2019-06-12

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

Residents at a 55+ living complex in Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced (KUSA)   Residents at a 55+ living complex in Louisville, Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced. The ban restricts all loud conversation, laughter and television sound in common areas of the complex. Some residents are outraged by the ban, but others say they’re sick of the loud no...
08:52 2019-07-12

Whaley Bridge residents allowed home as dam danger recedes 1,100 evacuees can return to Derbyshire town, despite forecast of heavy rainAround 1,100 residents of a Derbyshire town have been allowed to return home almost a week after they were evacuated when a nearby dam threatened to collapse.Parts of Whaley Bridge were evacuated on Thursday last week after ...
17:39 2019-08-07

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
06:52 2019-07-13

"Extreme" Weather Too Abnormal Even For Residents Of India's Hottest City India Heat Wave: The highest day temperature so far this summer in Churu was 50.8 degrees on June 1, beating the 49.8 degree record set in 1993, according to the weather department....
18:39 2019-06-12

Nursing home residents often have preventable complications after hospital stay (Reuters Health) - Many nursing home residents who are hospitalized develop preventable health problems after they go back to the nursing facilities, a new study suggests....
00:26 2019-07-23

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
15:39 2019-06-23

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
04:52 2019-07-04

Residents of Norwegian island where sun doesn't set for 69 days in a row want to go 'time-free' Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn't set for 69 days of the year want to go "time-free" and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days....
19:39 2019-06-19

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting that it poses serious health and environmental ris...
01:00 2019-06-19

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
11:26 2019-07-03

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
19:13 2019-07-10

Residents’ suit claims contamination from uranium plant site COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that Ohio residents near a former uranium enrichment plant were exposed to radioactive contaminants that spread to other properties but weren’t informed about it. Several residents are suing over contamination from the site of the former Portsmou...
16:13 2019-06-01

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims lived in the Naples, Florida, area and were traveli...
21:39 2019-06-08

New Zealand police report 'serious' incident in Christchurch, residents evacuated New Zealand police said on Friday there had been a "serious" incident in the South Island city of Christchurch that left a house on fire after residents described hearing the sound of an explosion....
01:52 2019-07-19

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too exciting. I had to wait 10 years for this and everything is on hold,” said speed hum initiator ...
10:52 2019-06-28

UES residents want noisy, star-studded Vaucluse nightclub shut down Ever since nightlife guru Omar Hernandez opened his “lounge” inside the bistro Vaucluse at 575 Park Ave., residents of the luxury co-op The Beekman have been plagued by noise and vibrations, the building owners claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit....
07:13 2019-06-30

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof collapse on Wednesday. At first, it seemed like a normal monsoon to Ajo resident, Bevin Lybarger. R...
09:01 2019-08-02

DIGGING DEEPER: Low income residents face housing crisis TUCSON – A longtime Tucson resident believes she will be the new face of homelessness, and it appears she is not alone. Lilly Rose Krugly, 75, told News 4 Tucson the rental market in Tucson for government-assisted locations is slim to none. Krugly has lived in her complex for 15 years, and it recent...
09:26 2019-08-13

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a day) is nowhere near enough so we need to be drink...
07:00 2019-06-14

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday morning garage fire. Tucson Fire Department units wer...
23:39 2019-05-24

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
00:26 2019-05-28

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
09:26 2019-06-12

Hong Kong residents deface Chinese emblem in latest protest A blackened national Chinese emblem has become Hong Kong residents’ latest expression of protest against mainland authorities after tens of thousands of people took part in the city’s latest pro-democracy march...
15:13 2019-07-21

Indonesia tells residents near coast to get to high ground after tsunami alert Indonesian authorities urged coastal-dwellers to head for higher ground on Friday after a tsunami warning with potential for waves up to three meters (10 feet) following a powerful earthquake off the islands of Sumatra and Java....
17:26 2019-08-02

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the US Geolog...
17:52 2019-07-19

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular gator is causing quite a stir in Fort Bend County...
16:52 2019-06-16

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
04:52 2019-06-16

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED: Preparing for Monsoon 2019: Flash floods The Dist...
22:26 2019-06-14

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
20:26 2019-06-11

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of the capital, near Magoula, at a depth of about 8 mi...
19:52 2019-07-19

Baltimore residents: Trump's attacks 'denigrate, dehumanize black people' After Donald Trump’s attack on a Baltimore district as ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ , we asked residents to share their perspectives on the cityPresident Donald Trump has called Baltimore a “rat and rodent-infested mess” and the “worst in the USA”, vehemently attacking the Democratic congressman Eli...
21:39 2019-07-31

Residents of US' Cancer Town diagnosed at 'highly unusual' rates, study says Locals in Reserve, Louisiana, the focus of a Guardian series, are fighting against toxic emissions from a nearby chemical factoryResidents in the town of Reserve, Louisiana have been diagnosed with cancer at “highly unusual” rates, according to a new academic study, which is set to further embolden ...
01:39 2019-07-25

Park Slope residents say de Blasio making them targets after bomb scare Park Slopers are fretting that Mayor Bill de Blasio’s frequent jaunts to the gym have put them in danger. Brooklynites who frequent the Prospect Park YMCA on Ninth Street — where Hizzoner treks near-daily from Gracie Mansion to work out and where a racist bomb threat targeting the mayor was ph...
22:52 2019-07-24

Phoenix residents boo police, demand reforms after child shoplifter incident Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll....
14:13 2019-06-19

Heat Wave Bakes Central, Eastern US; Residents Go To "Cooling Centres" A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with......
06:39 2019-07-21

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
15:26 2019-07-02

‘The 66 pounds are a killer’: Volunteers needed to help Île-Bizard residents clear sandbags Thousands of sandbags that were used to protect Île-Bizard residents from floodwaters need to moved to the side of the road to be collected by the city....
03:00 2019-06-02

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
22:00 2019-07-08

Whaley Bridge residents deny risking emergency crews' lives 20 people have refused to leave extended evacuation zone despite repeated warningsAn elderly married couple among the Whaley Bridge residents criticised by police for refusing to leave their homes at risk of catastrophic flooding have rejected claims they are needlessly putting emergency crews’ live...
01:13 2019-08-06

City asks residents to take survey on proposed Green Infrastructure Program TUCSON – Residents and business owners within the City of Tucson are being asked to take a survey on a proposed green infrastructure program. On Sept.4, city council members will consider a proposal to collect a fee of approximately $0.75 to $1.50 on residents’ monthly utility bills. According to th...
17:52 2019-08-16

Cities' officials urge residents to take precautions during grueling heat wave The dangerous heat wave that is producing some of the highest temperatures in years in the eastern U.S. has already made its presence felt in the form of emergency and code red declarations and major event cancellations....
18:52 2019-07-20

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
03:52 2019-07-13

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, developers the Berkeley Group and environmental regulat...
09:26 2019-07-07

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
20:39 2019-07-14

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

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and key fobs that govern access to the complex. The new element is a facial recognition system that has c...
06:52 2019-05-31

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed 16-15 Sunday night, and will land on the desk of Gov. Greg......
21:26 2019-05-27

The sweet-and-sour life of Chinese residents in Italy's fashion capital In Milan, Chinese finger food is becoming such a trend that its Chinatown is reportedly the country's fastest growing real estate area. This zesty neighborhood is an example of the collaboration between China and Italy....
18:13 2019-07-15

Trump to Visit Dayton and El Paso, Creating Mixed Feelings for Residents Both cities are grieving after mass shootings last weekend, and opinions are divided over whether his arrival will provide comfort or incite rancor. The mood in El Paso is particularly fraught....
04:13 2019-08-07

Hispanic El Paso residents flock to gun shops, ranges after mass shooting Dozens of El Paso residents — most of them Hispanic — have flocked to buy weapons and attend firearms classes at one of the Texas city’s largest gun shops in the wake of the mass shooting that killed 22 people at a local Walmart. Michael McIntrye, general manager at the Gun Central...
17:39 2019-08-13

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
12:26 2019-05-23

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
16:13 2019-07-12

Shillong's Punjabi Lane Residents To Prove Legality Of Stay: Officials The authorities have clamped prohibitory orders in Punjabi Lane area in Shillong and served notices to its residents directing them to furnish documents within a month to prove that they had settled......
10:26 2019-06-01

India curbs on highway for Hindu pilgrimage anger Kashmir residents Curbs on civilian traffic along a highway linking disputed Kashmir to the rest of India, imposed for a Hindu pilgrimage, have angered residents of the Muslim-majority region....
16:13 2019-07-02

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
23:00 2019-07-19

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
11:52 2019-05-30

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
03:00 2019-06-02

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. But despite the ever-present seismic threat, there’s a lot more West Coast cities could be doing to prepare their infrastructure and citizens for disast...
17:39 2019-07-12

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a stand against gun violence in the city.Almost 40 p...
19:52 2019-06-21

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
23:52 2019-07-03

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found nearby....
16:26 2019-05-27

Care home residents in Polish town told to vote for government: police Care home resident with learning difficulties were found with cards instructing them to vote for Poland's ruling party in Sunday's European Parliament election, police said on Wednesday....
19:26 2019-05-29

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
00:26 2019-06-10

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executives and shareholders of a Japanese company which runs a chemical plant they say is responsible for a...
23:13 2019-06-27

Whaley Bridge residents refusing to evacuate put lives at risk, says police chief Derbyshire’s deputy chief constable said there are about 20 properties with residents refusing to leaveA police chief who has been at the forefront of a near disaster in a Derbyshire town has said some residents who refused to leave their homes had put lives at serious risk.About 400 mainly local pe...
00:39 2019-08-05

New online service in Lethbridge brings fresh, local product to residents’ doors Bringing fresh food to the people of Lethbridge is the aim of the new online service, Mocha Local, along with supporting southern Alberta's agriculture sector....
18:26 2019-07-31

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
21:39 2019-06-04

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
06:39 2019-07-15

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do something” about the incident. Tensions spilled over...
02:52 2019-06-24

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
16:13 2019-05-21

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

Residents complained of rats, mice in Kushner-owned buildings before Trump, Cummings feud President Donald Trump sparked criticism when he tweeted that the Baltimore-area district of Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, was "a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess."...
00:39 2019-08-17

Residents in Connecticut town nervously wait as search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos drags into day 8 Residents in an affluent Connecticut town rocked by the disappearance of a mother of five tried to keep it "business as usual" Saturday despite grim reminders that things may never be the same again. ...
18:52 2019-06-01

California residents fleeing to Nevada and Arizona as high taxes, home prices force them out As the California housing bubble continues to squeeze out middle-class homeowners -- with some living on the street, in their cars or in illegal boats -- a growing number of people are moving out and heading east. ...
23:13 2019-07-24

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back garden yards from a sunbather....
11:26 2019-07-02

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:52 2019-05-24

Queens residents shocked ‘quiet’ neighbor charged Times Square terror plot The Queens man charged with hatching a disturbing plot to shoot up Times Square is a “quiet” guy whom neighbors barely knew, they said on Friday. Residents of the predominately Muslim neighborhood in Jackson Heights were floored to learn about the allegations against Ashiqul Alam, 22. &#...
19:52 2019-06-07

Nuclear waste: residents near proposed dump told to sign draconian code of conduct Code bans residents from taking notes or recording any part of meetings without prior agreementResidents in small South Australian communities shortlisted for a proposed nuclear waste storage facility have been told if they want to attend community consultation meetings they have to sign a code of c...
09:26 2019-08-08

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
09:13 2019-06-15

YouTube trolls advertise fake homeless shelter, tricking 'desperate' California residents ‘Shelter’ address listed online was actually for a private mansion associated with a social media personalityThe “Ice Poseidon Homeless Shelter” promised beds, free meals and security for people living on the streets in a Los Angeles region that has long failed to provide enough shelter space.There ...
18:52 2019-07-31

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin according to his Instagram account, who commissioned...
03:52 2019-07-06

Vandal slashes tires on dozens of cars owned by Jewish residents of New Jersey town More than 150 tires have been slashed on vehicles owned by Jewish residents in a New Jersey community in what authorities are investigating as a bias incident, according to reports. The vandal targeted dozens of cars in the Old Pine Acres section of Lakewood early Saturday, according to NJ.com. A su...
20:39 2019-08-12

Whaley Bridge dam news: Police criticise residents for staying in homes and say they are putting their lives at risk A senior police officers has criticised Whaley Bridge residents who are refusing to leave their homes, claiming they are putting their lives at risk....
02:26 2019-08-06

NBC News poll of the South: Voters’ support for Trump grows, residents see race relations improving President Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the South have ticked upward, with 54 percent of voters giving a thumbs-up to the way he’s handling his job, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey online poll. The survey of voters in 11 southern states found 38 percent said they “str...
02:26 2019-07-21

Japan's Kagoshima city orders 600,000 residents into evacuation centers, safe areas due to heavy rains Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other damage, said public broadcaster NHK....
05:13 2019-07-03

White Mississippi man who burned cross near black residents' home has been charged in federal hate crime case A man faces federal charges in a 2017 cross burning outside the home of African American residents in a small Mississippi town.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

These Baltimore Residents Say Trump’s ‘Rodent’ Tweets Ring True. They Live in Homes Owned by Jared Kushner’s Family BALTIMORE (AP) — Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent infested mess.” His apartment owned by the president’s son-in-law has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. &...
20:26 2019-07-31

Whaley Bridge latest: Tearful residents told they could face a week away from home as desperate attempts to prevent dam burst continue Tearful Whaley Bridge residents who had to flee their homes amid fears a dam could burst have been told they may not be allowed to return for a week....
16:13 2019-08-03

'Girls Who Code' founder Reshma Saujani is a boy mom fighting gender norms. 'Let them fail' Reshma Saujani talked to Motherly about her book "Brave, Not Perfect" and offered tips on raising girls to be confident and boys to be vulnerable.        ...
21:26 2019-06-14

'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient A California earthquake of a magnitude 7.1 followed the previous day's 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearing whether another Big One could hit.        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

Lava, sulfur and steam: After the Hawaii volcano eruption, Hawaii residents struggle to recover A year after lava began flowing in what would become Hawaii's most destructive volcano eruption in decades, thousands are still struggling to recover.        ...
21:26 2019-06-20

'Is this the big one?' Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks California, triggers fires, rattles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
22:26 2019-07-04

Getting the oil out of water Oil and water are famously reluctant to mix fully together. But separating them completely — for example, when cleaning up an oil spill or purifying water contaminated through fracking — is a devilishly hard and inefficient process that frequently relies on membranes that tend to get clogged up, or ...
08:26 2019-06-10

Belize offers free trips to residents of Nevada town who want to escape 'Storm Area 51' If you live near Area 51 but would like to skip town during September's UFO fan invasion, the Belize Tourism Board can help you out with a free trip.       ...
23:52 2019-08-06

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
10:13 2019-05-24

Whaley Bridge: Joy as first residents return home following 'nightmare' evacuation as risk of dam collapsing eases The first residents returning to the Derbyshire town of Whaley Bridge have spoken of their delight at getting home after the "nightmare" of being evacuated....
02:52 2019-08-07

Watch for High Water It’s been a wild week in weather thanks to a series of low-pressure systems working through the region. One is “cut-off” from the jet stream and will be slow-moving, meaning we have a few more days of rain ahead of us. The low in question originally started out as a weak wave of low pressure that f...
13:26 2019-06-08

U.S. Stocks Tread Water U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday as investors weighed second-quarter earnings from Citigroup and looked ahead to results from other large banks....
18:39 2019-07-15

Sharpedo Can Shoot Water Out Of Its Ass At 75 MPH Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Sharpedo!...
15:39 2019-08-04

These American cities will soon be under water The world’s ice has been melting and sea levels have been rising. Sooner or later thousands of coastal communities will become uninhabitable.       ...
16:00 2019-06-18

What to know about gargling with salt water Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water gargles here....
09:26 2019-05-22

What did Huawei actually do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
16:13 2019-05-21

Scooters are being thrown into water for fun In Marseille, scooters are being thrown into the water by the dozen. An environmentally harmful practice that is causing headaches for authorities.       ...
02:00 2019-07-23

What did Huawei do to land in such hot water with the US? Huawei has endured a tenuous relationship with the United States for a decade, reaching a boiling point last week when the Trump administration banned American corporations from doing business with the Chinese company....
00:39 2019-05-22

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
14:33 2019-05-21

‘It won’t be long’: why a Honduran community will soon be under water Rising sea levels are destroying coastal towns in Honduras – and shrimp farms which export to the UK and US are making it worseEric Pineda runs a modest beachfront restaurant which serves up plates of fresh fish and rice – and faces imminent destruction.A recent tidal surge razed the nightclub next ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Phoenix Zoo beats the heat with water and ice As the temperature hit 115 degrees Tuesday in the Phoenix area, residents were doing what they could to deal with the hottest day of the year so far. At the Phoenix Zoo, animals were beating the heat with cooling sprays of water and ice treats. (July 16)        ...
05:26 2019-07-17

Charity in hot water over Epstein connection Leon Black’s efforts to distance his family charity from convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein could draw scrutiny from regulators, experts say. Last week, reps for Black, the billionaire chairman of the Museum of Modern Art, said his charitable foundation had dropped Epstein as a director months befo...
04:52 2019-07-17

How to Choose the Right Water Bottle For Hiking Bringing the right amount of water with you on a hike is important, obviously. Unfortunately, water can be a pain in the ass to carry. It weighs a lot, and can feel onerous to get to if you don’t have the right system. Luckily, the outdoor industry has created a massive number of options for bringin...
01:52 2019-06-12

Temporary fix restores water to Ft. Lauderdale Water is flowing in Fort Lauderdale after a contractor broke a water main leaving tens of thousands of residents without the utility, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said....
06:52 2019-07-19

Ft. Lauderdale could be without water service 24 hours A contractor broke a water line last night near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, leaving residents and businesses without water service for up to 24 hours....
03:26 2019-07-19

Indian farmers use sun to help water crops Hundreds of millions of people in India depend on farming for their livelihoods, but widespread droughts in recent years mean they often struggle to find enough water for their fields....
12:00 2019-06-17

Baidu CEO gets water dumped on his head One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
11:00 2019-07-04

In battle for Libya's oil, water becomes a casualty While Libya's oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people....
10:39 2019-07-02

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
10:13 2019-07-02

Paralysis on America’s Rivers: There’s Too Much Water Fast currents and swollen channels have made many of the nation’s rivers unsafe for commercial traffic, spreading economic pain from a spring of severe flooding....
19:52 2019-06-10

Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and CDs Though its health effects are still debated, the EPA says it is concerned about bisphenol (such as BPA) because ‘it is a reproductive, developmental and systemic toxicant’Bisphenols are a group of chemicals used to manufacture plastics, epoxy resins and other products since the 1960s. Bisphenol-A (B...
09:00 2019-05-24

‘Aquarela’ Review: The Shapes of Water In this dazzling survey of man against water, mysteries and revelations are as integral to its impact as our certainty of the dangers faced by its makers....
19:26 2019-08-16

From the archives: Does dowsing really help you find water? The ancient practice of water divining is still used across the world to locate water sources. Forty years ago, we wondered whether it might actually work...
15:00 2019-05-21

There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought When NASA and other space agencies from around the world eventually send humans back to the Moon in the coming decades they’ll likely be doing so with a goal of eventually establishing scientific settlements in the not-so-distant future. With that in mind, researchers are trying to figure out ...
01:13 2019-07-24

How Do You Film Water in Its Many Forms? Very, Very Carefully The documentarian Victor Kossakovsky, his crew and others found themselves in perilous spots as they sought out roiling seas, frozen lakes, icebergs and more....
17:00 2019-08-14

This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming Iron Ox's robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farming. The plants are grown without soil in sensor-connected, hydroponic trays. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is the transcript of the video. This robotic farm uses 90% less water than traditional farmin...
23:39 2019-07-19

Norway officials trying to ID water contamination source Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital....
15:52 2019-06-11

Source for water contamination in Norway not yet found COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities say they have not yet identified the source of water contamination in southern Norway that sent dozens of people to the hospital. Baard Espeli, deputy mayor of the municipality of Askoey, an island north of Bergen, says the E. coli bacteria that can c...
12:00 2019-06-11

Tripoli's water supply cut-off by Haftar forces Libya's UN-backed government has blamed forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar for cutting off Tripoli's major water pipeline. A UN spokesperson said some Tripoli residents were already experiencing low water pressure....
14:39 2019-05-21

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
14:33 2019-05-21

Water on Mars is probably too cold and salty for life as we know it Even if there is water on Mars’s surface it may be too cold and salty for life as we know it to survive there – so there is no risk of contaminating Mars with Earth microbes...
14:33 2019-05-21

There may be more water on the moon than we thought, study finds The study, conducted by researchers from the University of California, determined that many of the shadowed craters on the moon are likely to hold millions of tons of ice, which could come in handy for future moon missions....
19:00 2019-07-24

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetologists at the University of Münster in Germany have ...
00:52 2019-05-24

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have confirmed that the soil sample contained about two per...
22:26 2019-06-18

Monkeys rip each other to pieces fighting over water during heatwave Fifteen monkeys killed each other while fighting over scarce water during a heatwave in India, where temperatures have reached 122 degrees. Their carcasses were found around a group of forest caves in Madhya Pradesh after a nearby river dried up, Indian news site NDTV reported. Autopsies carried out...
22:39 2019-06-10

They Grow the Nation’s Food, but They Can’t Drink the Water The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley....
19:39 2019-05-21

CEO gets water poured on his head at company event One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
15:13 2019-07-03

Cats and water don’t mix in this Catwoman #14 exclusive preview Whenever a costumed crusader comes to a new city, it causes trouble for the established criminal element. Selina Kyle’s presence in Villa Hermosa is especially tricky for these gangs because she operates on both sides of the law, making her an X-factor that poses all sorts of complications if she’s ...
20:13 2019-08-12

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
21:52 2019-06-19

NYPD cops get drenched by buckets of water Stunning videos posted online Monday show uniformed NYPD cops getting drenched with buckets of water by brazen young men in Harlem and Brooklyn, law enforcement sources told The Post. One clip even shows a soaked cop getting beaned in the back of the head with an empty, red plastic bucket while the ...
02:13 2019-07-23

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its Aquafina brand of water in aluminum cans for US food service outlets next year. PepsiCo will also t...
23:26 2019-07-02

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s blamed on hot water system GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease at a newly opened hospital outside Columbus has been traced to its hot water system. The health department said at least 16 patients admitted to the 210-bed Mount Carmel Grove City hospital after its opening April 28 have been diagno...
23:39 2019-06-13

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
08:52 2019-07-04

The big picture: joy and nostalgia in a French water park Photographer Franck Bohbot evokes the freedom and friendships of summers past in his dreamlike series Forever YoungThe earliest family holidays Franck Bohbot remembers were in Alicante, in the south of Spain. The first thing he and his parents did was go to a big water park. “It was so much fun,” he...
12:26 2019-05-26

These houses with water slides certainly make a splash This summer may be mild, but that shouldn’t stop you from getting wet and wild. Three on-the-market homes in the tri-state area include thrilling water slides for their new owners to ride. No, not those flimsy blue plastic ones: These over-the-top chutes offer twists, speed and tons of late-season f...
07:26 2019-08-15

Check out the bizarre way water boils in space They say “a watched pot never boils,” but you’re not going to want to miss seeing water boil in one big bubble in microgravity.        ...
16:13 2019-05-24

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
14:00 2019-07-04

Turning raw sewage into fresh water the organic way Beautiful, fragrant, alive may not be words immediately associated with sewage. That's where the Living Machine comes in. The waste water treatment system created in Scotland is now spreading around the world....
14:39 2019-05-21

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty by identifying Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries....
18:26 2019-08-12

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our planet from ancient comets, millions of years ago....
23:26 2019-05-28

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
11:01 2019-07-13

GOP lawmakers want water attacks against cops to be a felony A pair of GOP legislators ripped Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday over the recent burst of water attacks on cops as they proposed a law that would make such drenchings a felony. Assemblymen Mike LiPetri of Long Island and Michael Reilly of Staten Island announced their plan the same day the NYPD re...
00:13 2019-08-01

Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated Dehydration is a drag on human performance. It can cause fatigue and sap endurance among athletes, according to a 2018 study in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. Even mild dehydration can interfere with a person’s mood or ability to concentrate. Water is cheap and healthy. And drinking H20 ...
15:39 2019-08-09

All 3 Navy Zumwalts now 'in the water' – how can a destroyer be stealthy? Eluding radar, quietly sailing into enemy territory and launching long-range precision attacks from less-detectable positions all begin to paint the picture of how a “stealthy” offensive surface destroyers could transform modern maritime warfare....
15:52 2019-05-28

Global Stocks Tread Water After S&P Record European stocks were largely flat as geopolitical risks prompted a return to safer assets for some investors and profit-taking for others after a run of gains this week....
11:26 2019-06-21

A Global Water Emergency Is Right Around the Corner—Unless We Stop It When Chennai, India’s main reservoir disappeared earlier this summer, the world was rightfully shocked. A city of more than 4.6 million people had lost its main sources of drinking water, forcing authorities to rely on water shipped in by train. Read more......
16:26 2019-08-06

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
18:26 2019-05-30

Capsized tourist boat to be lifted from water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
16:13 2019-05-31

Locations of 50 new London water fountains revealed Work starts on first wave of 100 fountains to be installed in drive to cut single-use plasticsThe locations of the first 50 of a £5m wave of public water fountains earmarked for the capital have been announced.The first of the new fountains – which people are encouraged to use to refill their own bo...
08:00 2019-07-18

These Are Our Readers' Five Favorite Everyday Water Bottles Pour one out for the pretenders, because these are our readers’ five favorite everyday water bottles. Sip on what everyone had to say about the finalists below, then be sure to vote for your favorite before this Co-Op runs dry. ...
06:13 2019-05-31

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
19:13 2019-07-14

"Poop Water," a Proposal and Lots of Complaints on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way Only on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way could a there be a storyline where a man might be deported from a country because of translation issue has mistakenly labeled him a terrorist. That's......
16:52 2019-07-23

Government Planning Competition Among States For Water Conservation The government is planning to conduct a competition among states to encourage water conservation, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said this morning....
14:52 2019-07-23

Rumours Of "Radioactive Water" In Paris, Probe Ordered After the panic, the prosecution: investigators in Paris have opened an enquiry to track down the source of false reports last week that drinking water in the French capital had been contaminated....
14:26 2019-07-23

Cops seek another suspect in Harlem water dousing Cops want to question a 21-year-old in connection with one of the viral water bucket incidents that caused outrage among officers and politicians, authorities said Tuesday. Darnell Hilliard, also known as Donnell Hillard, was identified by witnesses as one of the people throwing buckets of water on ...
22:39 2019-08-06

Plan to sell 50m meals made from electricity, water and air Solar Foods hopes wheat flour-like product will hit target in supermarkets within two yearsA Finnish company that makes food from electricity, water and air has said it plans to have 50m meals’ worth of its product sold in supermarkets within two years.Solar Foods is also working with the European S...
07:52 2019-06-29

Merkel says recovered from shaking bout after drinking water German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was seen shaking when she met visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy earlier on Tuesday, said she had since drunk water and was feeling better....
19:26 2019-06-18

English town evacuated after water cascades through damaged dam Police evacuated thousands of residents from an English town on Thursday after torrents of water cascaded from a nearby reservoir after a dam was damaged, with officials warning that subsequent flooding posed a risk to life....
20:39 2019-08-01

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
07:26 2019-07-10

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
14:13 2019-07-03

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
09:52 2019-07-18

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month....
20:39 2019-07-12

Capsized Budapest tourist boat to be lifted from the water As hopes fade of rescuing those still missing from Wednesday's deadly sightseeing boat collision in Budapest, Hungary's Foreign Minister told reporters Friday that officials were preparing to lift the wreck out of the water....
14:52 2019-05-31

Drowning happens so easily. Here’s what parents get wrong about water safety. Though drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-4, many parents inadvertently put young children at risk around water. One mother who lost her son explains....
15:39 2019-07-05

Enki: The Epic Mesopotamian Water God Who Saved Humanity In the belief system of the Sumerians, Enki (known also as Ea by the Akkadians and Babylonians) was regarded to be one of the most important deities. Originally Enki was worshipped as a god of fresh water and served as the patron deity of the city of Eridu (which the ancient Mesopotamians believe wa...
21:13 2019-06-18

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
17:13 2019-07-03

Water wars: How to avoid conflict over our most precious resource Climate change is altering weather patterns, endangering the water supply of over half of humanity. New thinking is required to avoid things boiling over...
22:13 2019-08-05

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday....
11:13 2019-07-23

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state where prolonged drought is a regular occurrence. Indications that the state’s water infrastructure is more fragile than once thought come as demogr...
16:13 2019-06-01

Mom of drowning victim shares importance of water safety TUCSON – Stephanie Maynard knows first hand what it means to lose a child in a drowning incident. “What can we take out of this tragedy? For us it was sharing her story and letting people know that it can happen to anybody,” said Maynard. Maynard said back in 2011, she was pregnant...
17:52 2019-08-16

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on the conveyor belts of the Berain water factory in Riyadh, as a puddle of water collects on the concrete floor. In a second warehouse, tanks emit a low...
08:39 2019-08-06

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored”: There are both water and &...
23:52 2019-05-21

Neighbors Face Off Over Texas' Other Lucrative Resource: Water One powerful West Texas family wants to pipe millions of gallons daily from under its farmland to oil producers. Another wants to stanch that flow—echoing battles around the world over the resource....
20:52 2019-07-16

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
05:52 2019-07-05

Lowville Had Lots of Water. Then String Cheese Came to Town. Kraft Heinz’s status as a revered employer in an upstate New York community was tested when a thirsty new operation strained water supply. A potent mix of population growth, industrial demand and climate change is putting relentless stress on water resources around the world....
04:26 2019-06-06

Why Chennai, India's Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out of Water In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, a major city has run out of water. Chennai, India is home to 4.65 million and a severe deficit of water to serve their needs.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22