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Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals

The Interior Department unveiled major reforms Monday that weaken protections for endangered animal species, and for the first time allows the government to consider economic factors when deciding whi...

Interior Dept. weakens protections for endangered animals

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Trump Administration weakens U.S. wildlife protections, states and conservationists to sue The Trump Administration took steps on Monday to significantly weaken the U.S. Endangered Species Act, prompting state attorneys general and conservation groups to threaten legal action to protect at-risk species....
00:00 2019-08-13

Trump administration weakens use of Endangered Species Act The action, which expands the administration's rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public lands....
09:00 2019-08-13

The USA's most endangered animals The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Trump officials weaken protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
18:26 2019-08-12

8 beautiful, endangered animals we could save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
18:13 2019-08-14

8 beautiful but endangered animals we could still save The Trump administration announced Monday a major overhaul to the Endangered Species Act, but many endangered species still need protection.        ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Ethics Office Investigates Whether Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
03:00 2019-07-24

Trump administration scales back protections for animals near extinction Changes to how Endangered Species Act is implemented come as world scientists warn biodiversity crisis will put humanity at riskThe Trump administration is scaling back the US government’s latitude to protect species nearing extinction, as world scientists warn that a biodiversity crisis will soon p...
17:39 2019-08-12

Ethics Office Examines Allegations That Interior Dept. Officials Violated Transparency Laws The department’s internal ethics watchdog is examining whether top Trump appointees violated open-record laws by withholding or delaying the release of public files....
10:52 2019-08-04

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
05:39 2019-06-21

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
20:39 2019-07-11

Six Flags kept buying endangered animals after permit expired, report finds Report finds Six Flags Great Adventure may have violated Endangered Species Act by buying endangered animals after its federal permit expired in 2007.       ...
19:13 2019-07-24

If U.S. Dollar Weakens, Who Benefits? The U.S. dollar has gained against most currencies as the Fed raised rates. Could a rate cut end that trend and, if so, which currencies will benefit?...
15:13 2019-07-09

Cyclone Vayu Weakens As It Moves Again Towards Gujarat Cyclone Vayu, which is likely to move towards Gujarat again today, has weakened from "very severe" to a "severe" category, the weather office has said....
11:00 2019-06-16

Dollar Weakens in Wake of Jobs Report The dollar fell against a broad range of currencies Friday, after a weak U.S. employment number bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to ease monetary policy sooner....
16:39 2019-06-07

China's Yuan Weakens Despite the Will of its Central Bank Why has China's central bank let the yuan plunge against the US Dollar since April 2018? Well, China's central bank tried and failed to change the trend. who saw the decline coming? Chart of the Day has the answer....
22:39 2019-06-10

Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
09:13 2019-07-08

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season was down to tropical storm force and weakening Friday far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but slipped back below h...
18:39 2019-06-28

OPEC extends oil cut to prop up prices as economy weakens OPEC agreed on Monday to extend oil supply cuts until March 2020, three OPEC sources said, as the group's members overcame their differences in order to prop up the price of crude amid a weakening global economy and soaring U.S. production....
21:52 2019-07-01

METALS-Copper rebounds as dollar weakens on dovish Fed comments Copper prices rose on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar hovered near a seven-week low, following comments from the Federal Reserve that pointed to possibility of an interest rate cut in the face of rising risks to trade and global growth....
04:52 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Turkish lira weakens 2.1% after cenbank governor dismissed The Turkish lira was 2.1% weaker against the dollar on Monday after President Tayyip Erdogan dismissed the central bank governor, laying bare differences between them over the timing of interest rate cuts to revive the recession-hit economy....
09:13 2019-07-08

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

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program....
01:26 2019-07-09

China Further Weakens Yuan Rate Against Dollar As Currency Row Simmers China's currency weakened further against the dollar as the central bank lowered the yuan's daily reference rate again amid a deepening currency row between Beijing and Washington....
12:52 2019-08-07

June Jobs Report Weakens Case For Larger Fed Rate Cut This Month The strong June employment report should ease Federal Reserve officials’ concerns about a sharper-than-anticipated U.S. economic slowdown, but still leave the door open to an interest-rate cut at their meeting this month....
18:52 2019-07-05

Global stocks gain, dollar weakens after Fed signals possible rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets strengthened on Wednesday, bolstered by gains on Wall Street, and benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signaled possible interest rate cuts over the rest of this year....
02:52 2019-06-20

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

Automakers trim production as market weakens – but hope to avoid wholesale cuts of a decade ago Industry officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, say they learned critical lessons during the last recession and hope to be more proactive this time around....
18:13 2019-08-10

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks follow Wall Street lower, Brazil's real weakens Latin American stocks fell nearly 2% on Friday, mirroring weakness on Wall Street, while the Brazilian real dropped as optimism around the proposed overhaul of the country's pension system faded. The real fell 1% to 3.89 per dollar after Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes expressed his disa...
23:39 2019-06-14

This Is the Only Chevrolet C8 Corvette Interior Any of You Should Be Getting Now that the 2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette is real, we can spend the next few days and weeks poring over the specs, engaging in debates and looking at pictures of it. I spent most of last night looking at the pictures and I can confidently return to you and say there is only one interior scheme any of ...
02:13 2019-07-20

U.S. limits protections for some migrant children U.S. immigration authorities on Friday said the government would limit which migrant children who enter the country alone qualify for special protections in the United States, the latest move by the Trump administration to tighten immigration restrictions....
04:52 2019-06-01

'20 Outback upgrades interior tech To expand the appeal of its perennial bestseller, Subaru of America is equipping the 2020 Outback with an 11.6-inch touch screen infotainment system. "The whole car is kind of designed around it," said one exec....
00:39 2019-07-22

VW inadvertently offers a peek at the interior of its ID.3 EV So much for VW keeping a tight lid on the ID.3's finished design. Auto Conspiracy and others have obtained a promo video for the electric hatchback's interior, showing an appropriately very connected machine. The early look suggests the ID.3 will use......
04:13 2019-07-15

The 2020 Corvette Interior: That Is a Lot of Buttons If you would like to see a borderline hilarious amount of buttons, look no further than this early leaked image of the 2020 Corvette’s interior....
23:52 2019-07-18

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
10:13 2019-08-12

Interior’s Bernhardt quiet on possible new BLM headquarters VAIL, Colo. (AP) — Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says he is looking at every job in the Bureau of Land Management to determine if the role is essential and if it should be based in Washington, D.C. Bernhardt said at the Western Governors’ Association conference Monday that once those ques...
03:26 2019-06-11

MG Hector: Interior Explained In Detail The MG Hector is the latest entrant in the compact SUV space and apart from connected car features it also gets a class-leading cabin. Here's an overview of the interiors....
01:01 2019-05-24

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Facebook Pressed on Protections for Cryptocurrency Users House lawmakers questioned Facebook about how its cryptocurrency should be regulated and its plans to protect users, underscoring the political hurdles facing the company as it seeks to issue the digital cash called Libra....
01:00 2019-07-18

State leaders OK new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders in New York state have approved new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers, along with some regulations that will apply statewide. The Democrat-led state Senate and Assembly passed the bill Friday afternoon. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuom...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrants coming from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador ...
02:52 2019-07-16

UK interior minister: "odd" he was not invited to Trump banquet Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid, one of the candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said on Thursday it was odd that he was blocked from attending a royal banquet with U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this month....
14:13 2019-06-13

Bear somehow gets inside car, absolutely wrecks interior California police are reminding drivers to lock their car doors after a bear let itself inside an unlocked vehicle near Lake Tahoe and destroyed the interior. The bear couldn’t escape as easily as it had entered the vehicle and became trapped inside, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Wed...
23:00 2019-06-06

Flights of fancy: an imaginative Chelsea interior Ceramicist Kate Braine has added to the artistic heritage of her home using texture, fresco and wood panelling to great effectSome houses call you… You feel drawn to their layers of history,” says Kate Braine. Her 18th-century townhouse in Chelsea is an atmospheric case in point. Narrow passageways ...
21:26 2019-06-22

Upcoming Kia Seltos SUV: Interior Explained In Detail Kia Motors will finally enter the Indian market on August 22 with its first model, the all-new Kia Seltos. It comes with a premium and well-equipped cabin loaded with a host of creature comforts,......
08:26 2019-07-19

Kia SP2i Compact SUV Interior Unveiled In Sketches After revealing the exterior of the Kia SP2i compact SUV earlier this month, the South Korean automaker has now unveiled the interior sketches for what will be its first offering in India. The Kia......
01:01 2019-05-24

After El Paso Attack, Mexico Demands Protections for Mexicans in the U.S. The foreign minister said Mexico would take “effective, immediate and blunt legal action” to protect Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the U.S....
07:39 2019-08-05

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans FILE – In this July 4, 2019 file photo, a group of asylum seekers cross the border between El Paso, Texas, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, Thursday, July 4, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end asylum protections for most Centr...
17:13 2019-07-15

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement Tuesday night saying their chambers’ Democrat...
09:26 2019-06-12

Tennessee Prosecutor to Same-Sex Couples: No Domestic Violence Protections for You! The top prosecutor in Coffee County, Tenn., a man charged with protecting the rights and enforcing the law on behalf of all the people in his jurisdiction, apparently has no intention of doing so when it comes to LGBTQ victims of domestic violence....
08:52 2019-06-06

Trump administration wants to reverse Obama-era LGBT protections Team Trump proposed revoking Obama-era anti-discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday — a move LGBT groups fear will result in many Americans being denied needed medical care. The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says...
09:26 2019-05-25

Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections The Department of Health and Human Services proposed to roll back Obama-era protections of transgender people, narrowing the definition of sex for health care coverage....
18:13 2019-05-24

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
04:00 2019-06-03

U.S. Supreme Court declines to expand 'double jeopardy' protections The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to charge people for the same crime, ruling in a gun possession case even as state officials move to prosecute people charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe who potentially may get a pre...
17:52 2019-06-17

Supreme Court rebuffs bid to expand legal protections for gun silencers The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a bid to widen legal protections for gun silencers in a case involving two Kansas men convicted for failing to register the devices as required by federal law, as the justices again sidestepped a chance to rule on the scope of the right to bear arms....
22:13 2019-06-10

Future of far-right 8chan in doubt as key protections axed after El Paso attack Security provider Cloudflare initially defended its client before reversing courseEl Paso gunman posted white nationalist manifesto to 8chan before shooting8chan, the extremist message board used by three alleged killers in the past six months to distribute racist and white nationalist manifestos pr...
08:26 2019-08-05

Cuomo signs rent law overhaul, toughening tenant protections ALBANY – State lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved the biggest overhaul of New York’s rent laws in a generation, offering New York City tenants new protections against rent hikes and evictions and putting the powerful real estate lobby on the defensive. The Democratic-led state Senate passed th...
00:26 2019-06-15

Trump’s ‘blatantly illegal’ immigration rules end asylum protections The ACLU has vowed to sue the administration over the ‘unlawful’ new rules, which raise the asylum eligibility barThe Trump administration has announced new immigration rules ending asylum protections for almost all migrants who arrive at the US-Mexico border, in violation of both US and internation...
08:52 2019-07-16

Trump Administration Rule Would Reverse HHS Protections for Transgender People (WASHINGTON) — A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services. In the proposed rule issued Friday, the Health and Human Services Department says laws banning sex discrimination in health care don’t apply to people&#...
18:13 2019-05-24

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
00:00 2019-05-25

U.S. health agency proposes reversing Obamacare transgender protections The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Friday proposed a rule that would roll back protections for transgender patients under Obamacare, the second rule this month the agency has put forward to allow health care providers to deny services to them....
07:39 2019-05-25

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks fresh ways to stimulate a weak economy....
04:13 2019-07-22

Facebook Settlement Requires Zuckerberg to Certify Privacy Protections Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will have to personally certify that the company is taking steps to protect consumer privacy under a settlement expected to be announced with the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday....
02:39 2019-07-24

Supreme Court rejects bid to extend legal protections for gun silencers The Supreme Court rejected a bid to have silencers protected by the Second Amendment in a ruling Monday — just days after one was used in the Virginia Beach massacre. A Kansas gun shop owner and a customer were fighting federal convictions for failing to register the devices, arguing that the ...
00:39 2019-06-11

Trump to claim US is environmental leader in spite of ripping up protections Exclusive: On Monday president will likely tout America’s clean air and water, even though he’s rescinded rules to cut pollutionDonald Trump plans to go on the offensive against criticism of his industry-friendly rollbacks of environment protections in a speech on Monday, according to three sources ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise to curb enforcement....
19:13 2019-07-31

After Backlash, Nike Puts Protections for Pregnant Athletes in Writing Protections for their pregnant athletes? After facing criticism for not including allowances for maternity and postnatal leave in its sponsorship contracts, Nike has decided to “just do it.”...
21:39 2019-05-21

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
17:52 2019-06-13

Kia Seltos Interior Leaked Ahead Of Unveil This Month The Kia Seltos is the company's first SUV for India and is slated for a global unveil on June 20, 2019. Now, we already brought you leaked images of the Seltos' exterior earlier this month, and the......
17:52 2019-06-13

Watch: Bear breaks into car in Colorado, destroys interior Police in Colorado are warning residents and visitors to lock the doors of their unattended vehicles after a bear broke into a car and shredded the interior....
20:00 2019-08-07

Use a Paint Brush and Baby Wipes to Clean Your Car's Interior Like a Pro Your car should be as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside. That’s why we put together some of our favorite car hacks to prep your interior for a summer road trip....
22:13 2019-06-19

Priti Patel appointed UK interior minister: statement Britain's new prime minister, Boris Johnson, named Priti Patel as interior minister on Wednesday, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
21:00 2019-07-24

China’s Chang’E-4 may have landed near pieces of the Moon’s interior Enlarge / The original Yutu rover, shown on the Moon. (credit: NASA) While some of the details are still being worked out, it's generally agreed that the Moon formed when a Mars-sized body collided with the early Earth. Some of the debris put into orbit by the collision would then go on to condens...
14:33 2019-05-21

UK interior minister says EU election result 'hugely disappointing' Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid said on Monday his Conservative Party's performance in European elections were "hugely disappointing" and his party needed to unite to deliver Brexit....
13:52 2019-05-27

Renault updates big-selling Captur with new platform and interior Rising sales have led to a second-generation Captur Crossover gets significant makeover inside, with plug-in hybrid version still to come Renault has followed up its strong-selling Captur crossover with a second-generation model that features a similar dramatic interior revamp as the Clio – and w...
09:39 2019-07-03

New 2020 Land Rover Defender: interior spied News 25 Jun, 2019 The lightly camouflaged interior of the new Land Rover Defender has been snapped, ahead of its official launch next year...
18:52 2019-06-27

Five Facts About Priti Patel, Britain's New Interior Minister Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Priti Patel as interior minister, marking a political comeback for the former international development minister....
07:13 2019-07-25

Trump Administration Moves to End Asylum Protections for Most Central American Migrants WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. According to a new rule published in the Federal Register,...
17:26 2019-07-15

Planned Parenthood, ACLU sue Trump administration over 'conscience protections' rule Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed separate lawsuits Tuesday suing the Trump administration over the “conscience protection” rule that protects workers from being forced to provide abortion, sterilization, or voluntary euthanasia if they have religious objections....
01:26 2019-06-12

Frydenberg defends decision to query if he had power to weaken grasslands protections Former environment minister says Angus Taylor made inquiries on behalf of farmers in his electorateJosh Frydenberg has defended a decision when he was environment minister to query whether he had the power to water down federal protections for critically endangered grasslands, and establish if any c...
02:26 2019-07-06

Albany leaders strike deal to strengthen rent protections for tenants State lawmakers struck a deal Tuesday to overhaul and strengthen the laws that set the rents in nearly 1 million New York City apartments, backing reforms that would make it harder for landlords to raise rents and evict tenants. The package of rent bills is set to be formally rolled out Wednesday an...
23:13 2019-06-11

Most Migrants at Border With Mexico Would Be Denied Asylum Protections Under New Trump Rule The rule, which goes into effect on Tuesday, denies protections to migrants who failed to apply for asylum in the first country they passed through on their way to the United States’ southwest border....
19:00 2019-07-15

Bigger, slow-breeding species need extra protections, conservationists claim To better protect larger, slow-breeding species, conservationists, biologists and other decision makers rethink the "endangered species" definition, the authors of a new study suggest....
14:52 2019-05-21

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender patients....
17:00 2019-05-24

Interior chief David Bernhardt shakes up ethics program Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is taking action to improve on a record of ethical “lapses” at the agency over recent years that has led to investigations of top staff....
23:26 2019-08-14

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. While Mercedes-Maybach S 600 rival's interior is see...
15:13 2019-05-21

Interior Backtracks on Plans to Drill in Sacred New Mexico Canyon, For Now In a rare but potentially brief turn, Department of the Interior secretary David Bernhardt—a man infamously known for his conflict of interests with the oil and gas industry—did something...good?...
21:13 2019-05-30

EU interior ministers seek compromise on Mediterranean refugee rescue Nothern 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....
12:52 2019-07-18

UK interior minister Javid to endorse Johnson as PM: Sunday Times Britain's interior minister Sajid Javid will this week formally endorse Boris Johnson to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and the country's next prime minister, the Sunday Times reported....
02:26 2019-07-07

Car involved in Cairo blast contained explosives: interior ministry A car involved in an explosion in central Cairo that killed 20 people contained explosives and was to be used in a terrorist operation, the Egyptian interior ministry said on Monday....
17:39 2019-08-05

German interior minister warns of far-right threat after politician's murder The murder of a prominent politician by a suspected right-wing radical is an assault on Germany's democratic system and should serve as a wake-up call, the interior minister said on Tuesday, pledging to combat all forms of extremism....
17:26 2019-06-18

Here are some of the USA's most endangered species The Trump administration announced a major overhaul Monday to the Endangered Species Act that it said would reduce regulations.        ...
07:52 2019-08-14

These are the 11 most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust's list aims to bring to light architectural and cultural heritage spots that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage.        ...
15:13 2019-05-30

The most-endangered historic places in the US The National Trust for Historic Preservation has announced its 2019 list of the most-endangered historic places in America.        ...
15:13 2019-05-30

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

Trump administration to roll back health-care protections for transgender people The Trump administration proposed Friday to roll back health-care protections for transgender people by ending an Obama-era policy that prohibited health providers from discriminating against patients based on their gender identity....
17:13 2019-05-24

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
04:13 2019-05-23

Donald Trump Campaigned as a President for LGBTQ Americans. But He Keeps Rolling Back Protections for Them As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly vowed to protect LGBTQ Americans. When a debate broke out over which bathrooms transgender individuals should be able to use, Trump told the Today show that Caitlyn Jenner could use any bathroom she wanted at Trump Tower. He later tweeted that he...
19:13 2019-05-26

Jailed former Venezuela interior minister begins hunger strike: legislator A former Venezuelan interior minister who was detained last year is on hunger strike in protest over being held incommunicado for 75 days, an opposition legislator and a source close to the case said on Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
13:52 2019-06-18

'Skirting ethical rules': Trump's key staff under investigation at interior agency Based in part on reporting by the Guardian last year, a non-partisan group alleged a ‘disturbing pattern of misconduct’Following allegations of a “disturbing pattern of misconduct” at Donald Trump’s interior department, based in part on Guardian reporting, the agency’s watchdog has opened an investi...
05:39 2019-05-22

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

Curvy High Line condo by Zaha Hadid gets new interior design Interior designer Eric Cohler did the interiors of a second condo at 520 W. 28th St., the building designed by late starchitect Zaha Hadid. The four-bedroom home is on the market for $12.5 million. At 3,840 square feet, it comes with 162 square feet of outdoor space. The home features Hadid’s signat...
06:13 2019-05-23

Trump's interior secretary: I haven't 'lost sleep' over record CO2 levels Last week the Mauna Loa Observatory observed the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ever documented Donald Trump’s interior secretary hasn’t “lost sleep over”, the record-breaking levels of pollution heating the planet, he told US lawmakers in an oversight hearing.The Mauna Loa Obser...
05:39 2019-05-22

New 2019 Volkswagen Golf: spy shots reveal new high tech interior News 16 May, 2019 The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf is fast approaching, and new spy shots have uncovered the car's interior ahead of its Frankfurt debut...
15:00 2019-05-21

Limited-edition Bentley Bentayga features plaid interior and chessboard Bentley dealership Jack Barclay has partnered with tailor Huntsman to launch a special edition of its SUV Bentley has revealed a limited-edition Bentayga, the result of a collaboration between its Mulliner bespoke division and Savile Row tailor Huntsman.  There are two versions available: the Busine...
17:52 2019-07-02

Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, escalates attack on judges Three magistrates singled out over their challenges to government’s hardline immigration policiesA simmering row over the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary in Italy has erupted after the far-right interior minister publicly singled out three magistrates who have challenged his hardli...
19:52 2019-06-06

Bear in California rips apart interior of unlocked car, defecates and spits inside California police are reminding drivers to lock their car doors after a bear let itself inside an unlocked vehicle near Lake Tahoe and destroyed the interior....
01:13 2019-06-07

America's 11 most endangered historic places Tourists love to visit the National Mall Tidal Basin in Washington, DC, but few know that the National Park Service site is threatened by rising sea levels and outdated infrastructure....
21:26 2019-05-30

Fisheries minister says more needs to be done to help endangered right whales There has been only one death of a right whale reported since the "aggressive" new measures came into effect in the last few weeks, the minister said....
01:13 2019-07-23

Farewell to the V12: celebrating the endangered engine S65's V12 is based on the normally aspirated 1998 M137 5.8-litre engine first used in the S600, in which it developed just 362bhp and 391lb ft of torque The days of the V12 are numbered. We prepare to bid farewell to this most glorious of engine configurations and look at why it’s so special Some...
10:26 2019-07-20

Transportation dept. to relax rules on truckers The Transportation Department is poised to relax the federal regulations that govern how many hours a day truckers can be behind the wheel. Interest groups have lobbied to make the rigid “hours of service” rules more flexible. (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

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

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could dent the hopes of populist parties across the continent just days before European parliamentary elections....
14:39 2019-05-21

German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer distances himself from anti-immigration populists Germany's interior minister has said in an interview that he can't "trust" populists like Italian counterpart Matteo Salvini. He also said that he would retire from politics at the next election, like Chancellor Merkel....
15:13 2019-05-30

New Land Rover Discovery Sport receives interior overhaul and electrified power Land Rover throws the full works at the new Discovery Sport in a bid to boost sales Land Rover has heavily updated its Discovery Sport best-seller with a range of new electrified engines, a new platform and a major interior upgrade to take on premium rivals such as the Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5. Launc...
21:26 2019-05-21

Trump overhauling enforcement of Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, in a move that it says will reduce regulatory burdens but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction....
04:52 2019-08-13

Endangered rhinos ready to be sent from Europe to Rwanda A group of five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries is ready for a transport back to their natural habitat in Rwanda...
17:52 2019-06-20

Trump Administration Guts Endangered Species Act At a time when species face an unprecedented threat from human activities, the Trump administration is rolling back key protections for those most at risk of extinction. Read more......
00:52 2019-08-13

Trump to Endangered Species: Drop Dead Every now and then in the hellacious 24-hour news cycle that is the Trump presidency, there comes a story that is so absurd and yet utterly predictable it kinda stops me in my tracks. This is one of those stories....
23:39 2019-08-12

Europe's small cars an endangered species Looming European emission rules may price small cars out of the market in Europe, and they're sending automakers back to the drawing board for a surprising segment of their product portfolios....
06:13 2019-06-22

DNA 'pregnancy test' could help identify endangered species A new DNA technique involving snow leopards and similar to a pregnancy test could provide a breakthrough in how endangered species in the wild are monitored....
09:00 2019-08-07

Trump administration rolls out changes to Endangered Species Act The Trump Administration is rolling out changes to the landmark Endangered Species Act. The changes will allow the federal government to put an economic cost on saving a species and end blanket protections for newly listed species. The Trump admminsitration announces change to the Endangered Species...
09:26 2019-08-13

There may be just 19 endangered vaquita porpoises left in the world The vaquita, a small porpoise and the most endangered marine mammal, has long been threatened by fishing nets. A new study says there are just 19 animals left...
18:00 2019-07-31

Man to plead guilty to stealing endangered lemur A California man has agreed to plead guilty to theft after he admitted taking a critically endangered ring-tailed lemur from the Santa Ana Zoo, according to a Department of Justice news release....
16:13 2019-05-21

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
06:39 2019-08-14

Police Searching For Endangered Missing Teen METCALFE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Metcalfe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a missing teen. Police say 15 year-old Eli Smith of Savoyard was last seen around 11:00 on Saturday night. He’s described as a missing endangered juvenile. Smith is 5’6″ a...
23:26 2019-06-09

Justice Dept. Seeks to Question C.I.A. in Its Own Russia Investigation The interview plans suggest a focus in part on the intelligence agencies’ conclusion that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened in 2016 on behalf of the Trump campaign....
05:26 2019-06-13

Treasury Dept. designates China a ‘currency manipulator’ The move, a major escalation of the trade war, stoked fears that a commercial dispute with no end in sight would significantly harm a slowing global economy....
12:26 2019-08-06

Exclusive: U.S. Justice Dept considering Apple probe - sources The U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple Inc as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an anti-competitive manner, two sources told Reuters....
21:13 2019-06-03

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
15:26 2019-06-11

As Supreme Court Shuts Down for Summer, It Announces It’ll Review DACA Protections for Young Immigrants Next Term Now that the current Supreme Court term has come to an end with a number of major rulings, the nation’s highest court on Friday announced that in its next term, it will tackle whether Donald Trump can end a program that protects from deportation young people who were brought to the U.S. as children ...
04:26 2019-06-29

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthcare workers from providing services that contradict their religious beliefs, including abortions....
03:26 2019-05-22

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic State....
18:52 2019-06-27

Uproar as Trump finalizes major changes to Endangered Species Act WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is finalizing major changes Monday to the way it enforces the landmark Endangered Species Act, a move it says will reduce regulatory burden but critics charge will drive more creatures to extinction. The administration was making public a final rule overhauling ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Angry mob attacks men for killing an endangered bird in Germany An angry crowd attacked two men suspected of killing a capercaillie, an endangered bird, in southern Germany. The men said the bird had threatened them and they merely defended themselves....
23:00 2019-08-11

Nightclub that served black community on endangered list CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina nightclub that served the black community during the era of segregation is now on a list of the nation’s 11 most endangered historic places. The Charlotte Observer reports the National Trust for Historic Preservation placed The Excelsior ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Endangered condor may have hatched in Zion National Park SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — There’s likely a new baby condor at Zion National Park in southwest Utah. Park rangers said Thursday that they suspect a pair of endangered California condors has hatched their first egg because of behavior changes between the male and female birds. They estimate the chic...
21:00 2019-05-31

From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered species Representatives of more than 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations...
09:52 2019-08-17

5 Dead Endangered Right Whales Found In Canadian Waters Five critically endangered North Atlantic right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence this month, Canadian officials said Thursday....
04:26 2019-06-28

Population of Critically Endangered Vaquita Porpoises Now Less Than 19 Individuals There are now less than 19 individual vaquita porpoises left in the wild, according to an alarming new survey. Scientists say immediate measures are now required to save this enigmatic species from extinction.Read more......
00:13 2019-08-01

Canada: endangered orca pod produces its first calf in three years Researchers spotted newborn off the west coast of British Columbia on 31 May as the last successful calving occurred in 2016A pod of endangered killer whales on Canada’s west coast has produced its first calf in three years, a promising sign for the ailing orcas.Researchers spotted the newborn calf ...
18:13 2019-06-03

Trump administration announces changes to Endangered Species Act rules Enlarge / Bald eages are another success story for the ESA; they came off the threatened list in 2007, half a century after the US nearly lost its national bird to hunting, habitat loss, and the pesticide DDT, which made their eggshells too thin to survive incubation. (credit: By Andy Morffew, CC BY...
00:13 2019-08-14

More than 500 endangered vultures die after eating poisoned elephant carcasses More than 500 endangered vultures died after eating three poisoned elephant carcasses killed by poachers, the Botswana government said in a statement Thursday....
16:39 2019-06-21

Former WKU Football Star Listed As Missing Endangered Person LANCASTER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)  – A former Western Kentucky football player, briefly known as “He Hate Me” in the XFL, has been listed as a missing person. According to a Facebook post by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, Torrold “Rod” Smart was last seen Wed...
21:00 2019-06-18

10 places where you can see endangered sea turtles hatch and help conservation efforts It's turtle nesting season, and it's a magical sight to behold. Here are 10 places where you can help them along.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

A small town's economy. Endangered caribou. Which do we protect? British Columbia faces extreme protections to help the caribou, which would decimate the economies of towns like Revelstoke – prompting a ‘moral crisis’On 15 April, with less than a week’s notice, 700 people squeezed into a community center in Revelstoke, British Columbia, for a last-minute meeting ...
19:52 2019-07-15

Hundreds of endangered vultures mysteriously poisoned in Botswana More than 500 vultures in Botswana have been poisoned after elephant carcasses were laced with chemicals. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the Botswanan government confirmed that the poisoning took place in the southern African nation’s Central District. “The poisoning was believed to have been cause...
00:52 2019-06-22

Justice Dept. Warns Mueller to Stay in ‘Boundaries’ of His Report In a letter, the department told the former special counsel not to “discuss the conduct of uncharged third parties” like President Trump when he testifies before Congress....
05:13 2019-07-23

Gay U.S. Couple Sues State Dept. for Denying Their Baby Citizenship An American couple’s daughter, who was born abroad with the help of a surrogate, was denied citizenship. Her parents, two gay men, are suing for discrimination....
03:26 2019-07-24

Justice Dept. Declined to Prosecute Comey Over Memos About Trump The former F.B.I. director documented his interactions with the president in a series of memos that jolted Washington and helped prompt the appointment of the special counsel....
22:26 2019-08-01

Nexstar, Tribune must divest TV stations in 13 markets -U.S. Justice Dept Nexstar Media Group Inc and Tribune Media Co must divest television stations in 13 markets to resolve antitrust concerns over their proposed $6.4 billion merger, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Nexstar, Tribune must divest some TV stations -U.S. Justice Dept Nexstar Media Group Inc and Tribune Media Co must divest television stations in 13 markets to resolve antitrust concerns over their proposed $6.4 billion merger, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-08-01

Justice Dept: Epstein warden reassigned, staffer put on leave The Justice Department said Tuesday that it has reassigned the warden at the jail where Jeffrey Epstein was found dead Saturday and placed two staff member on leave....
23:00 2019-08-13

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
00:52 2019-05-29

She Left the Education Dept. for Groups It Curbed. Now She’s Back, With Plans. As the architect of higher education policy, Diane Auer Jones is pushing to overhaul accreditation, and, to critics, revive the fortunes of “bottom feeder” for-profit colleges....
01:00 2019-06-10

Commerce Dept. grants Huawei a 90-day license to help existing users Last week the US Commerce Department added Huawei and 68 subsidiaries to its "Entity List" that bans it from doing business with US companies without a special license. Today, as anticipated, the Commerce Department loosened that restriction a bit wi......
15:13 2019-05-21

Justice Dept. Agrees to Turn Over Key Mueller Evidence to House The Justice Department agreed to turn over key evidence from Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation to the House in return for calling off a criminal contempt vote....
20:26 2019-06-10

House panel, Justice Dept end standoff over Mueller documents The House Intelligence Committee pulled back on Wednesday from threats to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after the Justice Department agreed to turn over materials relating to an investigation into Russian election interference....
17:00 2019-05-22

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Do Animals Work Out? Of the many downsides to being a human being—as opposed to, say, a squirrel, or some kind of fantastically plumed bird—exercise is one of the more egregious. Awareness of mortality is bad enough—do we really have to jog, on top of that? Still, animals are like us in so many ways that it’s worth wond...
16:52 2019-08-05

Teenager Pleads Guilty to Abducting Endangered Lemur from California Zoo Aquinas Kasbar, 19, faces up to a year in prison for stealing Isaac, who Santa Ana Zoo officials say is the oldest ring-tailed lemur in captivity in North America....
14:00 2019-07-12

Trump administration overhauls Endangered Species Act in bid to reduce red tape The Trump administration is finalizing major changes to the Endangered Species Act in a bid to reduce the system's regulatory impact, though critics say the shift could accelerate the extinction of struggling creatures. ...
22:13 2019-08-12

Actress charged after catching endangered clams on reality TV show BANGKOK — A South Korean actress has been charged in Thailand with catching endangered giant clams while participating in a reality TV show and could face up to four years in prison if found guilty, an official said Friday. Actress Lee Yeol-eum cheered as she caught the three giant shellfish in a Th...
17:00 2019-07-08

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
22:26 2019-05-21

The big picture: capturing the essence of India’s endangered Khasi people Aishwarya Arumbakkam’s Ka Dingiei series is inspired by the beliefs of an ancient Indian communityIn the Indian state of Meghalaya – meaning “abode of the clouds” in Sanskrit – a small village sits near the border with Bangladesh. Lama Punji is home to 40 families from the Khasi indigenous ethnic gr...
13:52 2019-07-21

American crocodiles, once endangered, are thriving outside a nuclear plant in Florida Last week, 73 crocodile hatchlings were rescued by a team of specialists at Florida Power & Light's Turkey Point nuclear plant and dozens more are expected to emerge soon....
22:39 2019-07-20

Conservation groups plan legal challenge over Endangered Species Act TUCSON –  From the Jaguar to the Mexican Gray Wolf, right now there are more than sixty endangered species living in Arizona. Randy Serraglio says he’s worried about everyone of them. “Well we weren’t surprised, the Trump administration has never seen an environmental law tha...
11:26 2019-08-14

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
07:26 2019-07-20

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibitsOne of Britain’s largest natural history collections is to shroud its exhibits of extinct and endangered species in black mourning veils to highlight the global biodiversity crisis. Related: Trump officials...
19:00 2019-08-14

Democratic states promise to sue Trump for 'eviscerating' Endangered Species Act Democratic states promised Monday to sue the Trump administration for its move to "eviscerate" the Endangered Species Act by modifying how the federal government implements the law in a manner more accommodating to businesses....
22:13 2019-08-12

Baby boom for the kakapo, New Zealand’s critically endangered parrot There are fewer than 150 adult kakapo in New Zealand, but this year’s bumper crop of almost 90 chicks renews hope that the bird can be saved from extinction...
18:00 2019-05-21

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
21:26 2019-08-14

Justice Dept. Says It Will Share Some Mueller-Related Intelligence With House Committee The decision to share information with the House Intelligence Committee could de-escalate tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration....
17:39 2019-05-22

AG William Barr: Fighting anti-Semitism a top Justice Dept. priority U.S. Attorney General William Barr and FBI Director Christopher Wray were among those to speak Monday at an anti-Semitism summit in Washington, D.C., voicing concern for the rise of hate crimes in the U.S....
21:52 2019-07-15

Charges of Politics in Census Debate Are ‘Smoke and Mirrors,’ Justice Dept. Says Opponents of a citizenship question say a Republican operative helped steer it onto the census. That is the stuff of conspiracy theories, the Justice Department said in a court filing....
10:52 2019-06-04

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thursday....
03:39 2019-07-12

State Dept. approves $670M contract to support India's C-17 fleet The Foreign Military Sale for support of India's C-17 transport aircraft includes spares and repair parts, training, publications and other services for the fleet, which must be kept ready for humanitarian assistance....
20:26 2019-07-31

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with highest 'scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is reviewing license requests from U.S. companies to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
21:00 2019-07-03

U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
20:39 2019-07-03

After Justice Dept. plea, Supreme Court yet to decide census case One day after the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on its proposal to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, justices did not immediately issue a decision Friday on the divisive case....
18:01 2019-06-21

U.S. State Dept says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China's interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam's long-standing exploration and production activities....
18:26 2019-07-20

Senior lawmaker rejects Justice Dept. limits on Mueller testimony A day before Robert Mueller's eagerly anticipated congressional testimony, a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump's Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for su...
00:13 2019-07-24

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds collected through cyberattacks and other illicit activity....
20:52 2019-08-02

Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case The change, which came on the heels of an extraordinary week in a yearlong clash to add the question, is all but unprecedented in legal battles as consequential as the one over the 2020 head count....
10:00 2019-07-08

Justice Dept. Watchdog to Review Shift in Plan to Move F.B.I. Headquarters Democrats have expressed concern that President Trump may have intervened to keep the land from being redeveloped into a project that would compete with his nearby hotel....
19:52 2019-07-03

State Dept. says yes to $387M sale of MK 54 torpedo conversion kits to Canada The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale to Canada of 425 MK 54 lightweight torpedo conversion kits, with support, for an estimated cost of $387 million....
18:52 2019-05-21

Top State Dept. Official Steps Down From Post Overseeing Western Hemisphere Kimberly Breier had been assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs for less than a year and helped supervise the restrictions the administration imposed on Cuba in April....
09:00 2019-08-08

Justice Dept. Watchdog Is Preparing to Deliver Verdict on the Russia Investigation Investigators for the inspector general recently interviewed Christopher Steele, the former British spy, as they try to determine whether the F.B.I. misstepped in the inquiry....
21:52 2019-07-09

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs denying to cover bills for emergency care According to a new report by the VA’s Office of Inspector General, during just one six-month period, more than 17,000 veterans were slapped with $53.3 million in medical bills the government should have covered. The VA tells NBC News they are reviewing the claims in the report for possible payment t...
04:39 2019-08-18

Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement The department’s intervention raises the prospect that a deal lawmakers thought they had struck last month for testimony from Robert Mueller and two prosecutors could still unravel....
05:26 2019-07-10

Why We Don’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and College Park, Md. But my dad grew up in the count...
18:26 2019-06-06

Everything you need to know about travel with animals (and kids) Travel with animals is one of the great unexplored topics in travel journalism. Most of the stories are about whether pets belong on a plane.       ...
17:39 2019-06-16

7 Animals I Just Thought Up Right Now, Off The Top Of My Head It’s not hard to think up animals, not hard at all. In fact, here are seven I just thought up right this second, just off the top of my head....
03:52 2019-06-12

Give endangered jaguars legal rights, Argentina campaigners ask court With fewer than 20 left in the South American country’s Gran Chaco forest – the big cats could be classed as a ‘non-human person’Argentina’s supreme court has been asked to recognize the legal rights of the South American jaguar, of which fewer than 20 individuals remain alive in the country’s Gran ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Queensland signs off Adani's plan for endangered black-throated finch Environment department says process has been rigorous but critics warn approved plan puts bird at risk of extinctionThe Queensland government has signed off on Adani’s black-throated finch management plan, one of two state approvals the company needs to begin preparatory construction for its Adani c...
04:52 2019-05-31

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

Rare firefly with double-green flash could be headed for endangered list BETHANY BEACH, Del. (AP) — Peering through the darkness under the faint light of a peach-colored moon, wildlife biologist Jason Davis spots a telltale green flash in the bushes....
05:26 2019-08-03

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
13:26 2019-07-06

Korean Actor Catches Endangered Giant Clams On TV, Gets 5 Years In Jail A South Korean actress faces up to five years in a Thai jail for catching endangered giant clams in a reality TV stunt, an official said Saturday, despite the show's extensive apology....
16:52 2019-07-06

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech seed bonanza,” Conservation Minister Eugeni...
07:52 2019-07-19

Hope to save critically endangered vaquita porpoise from extinction is dwindling The vaquita in the Gulf of California is the most endangered cetacean in the world. Most likely, no more than 10 animals are left. Its extinction is imminent — and some even say, it's for the best....
05:00 2019-08-15

Daily on Energy: Trump administration overhauls endangered species regulations Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:13 2019-08-12

World’s fattest parrot, the endangered kākāpō, could be wiped out by fungal infection Seven of the birds native to New Zealand have died, with just 142 adults remainingThe world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species.Seven of New Zealand’s native kākāpō have died in recent months...
05:26 2019-06-13

Democrats push loan program to help endangered multiemployer pension plans House Democrats are set to advance legislation Wednesday to shore up endangered multiemployer pension plans by giving them low-interest federal loans and bonds, a move critics are calling a bailout. The legislation comes as unions are pressuring the party to act before pensions start going bankrupt....
19:26 2019-07-10

Coalition forced to explain conduct of Taylor and Frydenberg over endangered grasslands Guardian Australia investigation revealed Angus Taylor met with the environment department even as it investigated a company he holds an interest in The government will be forced to explain the conduct of two of its senior ministers – Angus Taylor and Josh Frydenberg – in relation to critically enda...
10:52 2019-07-04

State Dept. Forces Out Official Who Worked on Plan That Led to Ex-Employer's Arms Deals The State Department has forced out a senior official who played a role in crafting a plan that led to billions of dollars going to the defense firm he formerly represented as a lobbyist, according to current and former U.S. officials....
04:26 2019-06-06

Justice Dept. declines to charge NYPD officer in Eric Garner's death Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday they will not file charges against a New York City Police Department officer in the controversial death of Eric Garner -- which drew national outrage five years ago....
19:00 2019-07-16

Agriculture Dept. Announces Plan to Move Economists to Kansas City Region The relocation plan follows criticism from career staff members who have been fearful about their jobs being moved and who have speculated that the Trump administration is trying to stifle research....
03:26 2019-06-14

Justice Dept. Moves to Block Asylum Claims Based on Family Ties The attorney general’s decision overturned an immigration appeals board ruling in 2018 that a Mexican migrant whose father was targeted by a drug cartel was eligible for asylum....
18:01 2019-07-31

Teachers sue Education Dept., Betsy DeVos over 'misleading' loan forgiveness program The American Federation of Teachers, one of largest educators unions in the United States, filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Department of Education, demanding it fix a loan forgiveness program it says is misleading....
20:13 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
00:26 2019-07-04

Justice Dept. Keeps Wiretaps Secret in Flynn Case, Rejecting Judge’s Order The release of transcripts of calls between President Trump’s former adviser and Russia’s ambassador would have provided a highly unusual confirmation of a government secret....
03:26 2019-06-01

U.S. Justice Dept. seeks 'path forward' for adding citizenship query to census A U.S. Justice Department lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's administration is seeking a "path forward" to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a dramatic change of course....
04:26 2019-07-04

Justice Dept. Seeks to Halt Democrats’ Suit Over Trump’s Profits in Office The department asked an appeals court for an emergency order halting the emoluments lawsuit as congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the president’s businesses....
02:26 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-U.S. reviewing requests to export to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny," since the company is still blacklisted....
22:39 2019-07-03

State Dept. Intelligence Analyst Quits to Protest Blocked House Testimony The analyst, Rod Schoonover, spoke in June before the House Intelligence Committee, but the White House refused to approve his written testimony for entry into the record....
01:00 2019-07-11

Kamala Harris Wants to Require States to Clear Abortion Laws With Justice Dept. Taking a cue from the Voting Rights Act, Ms. Harris’s plan would require some states to obtain federal approval before restrictions could take effect....
21:26 2019-05-28

State Dept. Officials Force Out Top Policy Planner and Adviser to Mike Pompeo Kiron Skinner, one of the highest-ranking African-American women in the department, oversaw a unit developing a long-term strategy addressing China and coordinating a new human rights panel....
01:26 2019-08-04

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a local facility in New York....
20:52 2019-06-18

U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
23:39 2019-07-16

We still don't know how some animals find their way on huge migrations From ants to bees to birds, animals cross vast and often unknown territories to reach food and breeding grounds. A new book looks at their extraordinary wayfinding skills...
18:00 2019-05-21

These pets are groomed to look like wild animals Katrina Short is the owner of Katrina's Pet Salon in San Leandra, CA, where she specializes in creative grooming, making dogs and cats look like wild animals. She uses pet-friendly products to bling the animals or turn them into giraffes and zebras. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Als...
08:39 2019-08-10

CBD still not legal in food for humans or animals, FDA says A roomful of natural products professionals and CBD entrepreneurs heard the bad news in Denver from a spokesperson: The U.S. FDA still considers CBD a prohibited substance in any food for humans or animals....
09:52 2019-08-17

Most-shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
18:00 2019-05-21

When two animals interact, their brains synchronize New research shows the brains of animal pairs synchronize when they socially interact. The breakthrough promises new insights into the intricacies of social relations among animals....
22:26 2019-06-21

Zoo under fire for night parties near animals London Zoo has come under fire from animal rights groups for restarting adult-only, late-night parties on its grounds -- despite concerns about drunk guests interfering with the animals or attempting to enter their enclosures....
15:52 2019-05-29

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON — Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arrived, crews found smoke and flames coming out of a b...
06:39 2019-07-15

Adorable baby zoo animals to visit around the US Need a smile? See baby animals born throughout the U.S. this summer. Scaly, furry, feathery, tiny or big: Which is your favorite?       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Shocking stories of animals at airports The best (and worst!) stories about animals and air travel, from emotional support animal situations gone wrong to smuggled critters and more.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Trump Administration Overhauls Endangered Species Act. Critics Say It Will Speed Extinction Rates (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Monday rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, allowing the government to put an economic cost on saving a species and other changes critics contend could speed extinction for some stru...
22:13 2019-08-12

'Elusive and cryptic lizard': hunt on in Melbourne for endangered grassland earless dragon Newly discovered species could soon be the first reptile on the Australian mainland to be declared extinctA newly reclassified species of lizard that is native to areas now paved by Melbourne’s suburbs could become the first reptile on mainland Australia to be declared extinct.A taxonomic survey of ...
02:52 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. Justice Dept asks appeals court to pause antitrust ruling against Qualcomm The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal appeals court to pause the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling against mobile chip supplier Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, citing support from the Energy Department and Defense Department....
01:00 2019-07-17

Lawmakers Accuse State Dept. of Defying Federal Law by Missing Deadlines for Yemen Reports The State Department is refusing to submit reports mandated by Congress detailing efforts by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in Yemen....
00:39 2019-08-17

U.S. judge denies Justice Dept. request to shake up legal team in census case A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday denied an effort by the U.S. Justice Department to shake up the legal team of civil division attorneys that have long handled the 2020 census-related cases....
00:39 2019-07-10

State Dept. 'deeply concerned' by China threats as unrest in Hong Kong grows Bipartisan U.S. concern over the discord in Hong Kong is growing, as the State Department on Wednesday issued a travel warning for the region and expressed support for pro-democracy demonstrators there.The bipartisan leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday condemned Chinese autho...
23:26 2019-08-14

Justice Dept. probing whether J&J lied to public about talcum powder’s cancer risk: report A federal grand jury in Washington is looking into what Johnson & Johnson officials knew about the cancer risks in the company’s Baby Powder-brand talcum powder and other products, according to a report....
21:13 2019-07-14

State Dept. approves $950M drone support services sale to South Korea The State Department provided notice Tuesday of a potential $950 million sale of Contractor Logistical Support for drone service contract for South Korea....
20:26 2019-07-31

No Man's Sky Creator On New Multiplayer Features, Taming Animals, And More When No Man’s Sky Beyond was announced in March, Hello Games called it “three major updates rolled into one larger free release.” Out August 14, the first will be a new approach to multiplayer, and the second is VR. Since that blog post, No Man’s Sky players have been waiting to hear what the third ...
16:00 2019-08-09

Migration can both promote, inhibit cooperation among animals Migration can help species thrive by generating the ideal spatial distribution for cooperation, according to a new mathematical model. Migration can also, however, inhibit cooperation, fueling a species' downfall....
00:52 2019-08-10

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, perhaps a million species teeter on the edge of exti...
20:26 2019-07-31

NYC pet owners are giving their stressed out animals pot products These pets won’t stay off the grass. New York dogs and cats are turning to pot to deal with ailments like chronic pain and seizures — and just to mellow out after a long day walking for The Man, according to their owners and dealers. “Phoebe is a little high-strung and it kind of takes......
00:52 2019-05-28

Most 'meat' in 2040 will not come from dead animals, says report Consultants say 60% will be grown in vats or plant-based products that taste like meatMost of the meat people eat in 2040 will not come from slaughtered animals, according to a report that predicts 60% will be either grown in vats or replaced by plant-based products that look and taste like meat.The...
14:13 2019-06-12

We could soon make animals with cells that contain two genetic codes Molecular machinery to make synthetic proteins has been added to human cells in the lab. Next: animals and plants with artificial factories in every cell...
18:00 2019-05-21

In Planet Zoo, You Can Only Get Good By Learning Facts About Animals Planet Zoo is the latest simulator from Frontier Developments, the creators of Roller Coaster Tycoon and the recent Planet Coaster. In this one, you’re building a zoo and making sure all the animals are well cared for, which comes with unexpected challengers for players used to making theme parks....
17:00 2019-06-18

We the Animals review – tough times in the sunshine This coming-of-age story about three brothers growing up in backwoods America features some hard knocks but risks prettifying povertyWorking in the highly-charged style of Terrence Malick, documentary film-maker Jeremiah Zagar makes his feature debut with this poetic, sensual coming-of-age movie abo...
09:26 2019-06-13

Prague zoo animals cool down with sorbet in the heat Adorable pictures show gorillas and polar bears at Prague’s zoo keeping cool during the current European heat wave by eating their own version of sorbet....
02:26 2019-06-28

Russian couple face losing son, 1; prosecutors claim they endangered him by bringing him to violent protest A Russian couple could lose custody of their one-year-old son after prosecutors allege they endangered the welfare of the child by taking him to an unauthorized protest where police detained more than 1,400 people, a claim the couple vehemently denied. ...
22:39 2019-08-07

Actress who allegedly caught endangered clams on TV show could face prison time: reports An actress from South Korea could face prison time in Thailand for allegedly catching endangered clams during the filming of a TV show, according to reports....
19:39 2019-07-06

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
20:39 2019-07-16

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Tuesday -- right on target with analysts' expectations....
20:26 2019-06-11

Special Counsel Robert Mueller to make statement at Justice Dept. amid pressure to testify Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to deliver a statement on his investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election on Wednesday at 11 a.m. from the Justice Department....
16:26 2019-05-29

Watch: Zoo Animals Share Techniques To Keep Cool In Heatwave Large swathes of western and northern Europe will scorch this week with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees Celsius. But it's not just humans who are feeling the hot weather, zoo animals in Europe......
18:39 2019-06-27

A chimp's hug shows it's time to accept that animals have feelings too In Mama’s Last Hug, primatologist Frans de Waal argues that we can no longer deny that animals have feelings and we need to look closely at their inner lives...
18:00 2019-05-21

19 dead animals found in pet carriers, garbage bags WINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Nineteen dead animals have been found behind a Pennsylvania home in what one humane officer calls the worst case of animal cruelty she’s ever seen. The bodies of one dog and 18 cats were found Wednesday in carriers, bins or garbage bags in a wooded area of Butler ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Cops warn animals at Disney World may have rabies It’s not just the parkgoers you have to worry about. Disney — which is currently dealing with the fallout from its Toontown throw-down in California — may have an even bigger problem on their hands in the Sunshine State, where a 60-day rabies alert was issued for an area near it...
10:00 2019-07-10

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anatomy. Even back in the Cambrian, with its large col...
22:13 2019-06-21

Black vultures are roosting and eating animals alive LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They’ll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh. And there isn’t much defense against black vultures and turkey vultures, both of which are federally prot...
20:52 2019-06-28

Namibia forced by drought to auction 1,000 wild animals Southern African nation aiming to limit starvation and generate conservation fundsDrought-hit Namibia has authorised the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals – including elephants and giraffes – to limit loss of life and generate US$1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.“Gi...
07:13 2019-06-16

Google puts augmented reality animals in its Search app If you Google certain animals, you might just come across an augmented reality surprise in your results. The tech giant has rolled out a new card for Search that can put animal virtual animals in the real world, so long as you have an AR-enabled phon......
00:13 2019-06-02

Vultures are eating animals alive on Kentucky farms Vultures are multiplying nationally, and their greater numbers have made them more desperate for food – even if it's alive        ...
10:00 2019-06-30

Noted dog breeders charged over animals found in squalor KINGWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a once-renowned New Jersey dog kennel where authorities say nearly 200 terriers and dachshunds were living in squalor are now facing numerous animal cruelty charges. The counts against 66-year-old Martin Strozeski and 70-year-old Marcia Knoster, both of Stockton, ...
14:26 2019-06-18

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house We cover a lot of stuff related to AI. There are some fascinating models that can create talking head videos based on just one picture, or manipulate an image with just one click. But now there’s a fascinating model that can stop your cat from bringing dead prey home. Ben Hamm, creator of the model ...
11:39 2019-07-01

Bias Against Female Lab Animals Is Messing Up Scientific Research Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment...
20:26 2019-05-31

For the First Time, Researchers Eliminated HIV From the Genomes of Living Animals There’s no question that powerful anti-HIV medications can do a fairly good job of keeping the virus under control. Used properly, these anti-retroviral drugs (ARVs) can suppress HIV enough to keep it at levels so low they’re undetectable in the blood, which drastically lowers the chance...
18:52 2019-07-02

EPA reauthorizes use of ‘cyanide bombs’ to kill wild animals The Trump administration has reauthorized the use of controversial traps dubbed “cyanide bombs” to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals across the US. The Environmental Protection Agency announced this week that it would allow, on an interim basis, the use of M-44 devices, which trap wildlife with ...
20:52 2019-08-09

Elephants and giraffes among 1,000 wild animals to be sold at auction Namibia is looking to sell 1,000 wild animals - including elephants and giraffes - from its national game reserves ­as it struggles with drought....
17:13 2019-06-17

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of their disabilities, some were saved from slaughte...
17:26 2019-07-12

11 times wild animals ended up in places they shouldn't be Alan Diaz/AP Photo Sometimes, animals end up in places where they're not supposed to be. An alligator was spotted in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon on Tuesday. A mountain lion once tried to enter a casino in Reno, Nevada. A kangaroo was seen hopping across a bridge in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. Visit ...
20:13 2019-07-12

Vegans march in Germany to 'give animals a voice' Vegans are aiming to better organize and advance their message through animal rights activism. Tens of thousands are joining the Animal Rights March wordwide, including in the German cities of Cologne and Berlin....
21:26 2019-08-17

Hot conditions across United States put people, animals at risk Temperatures at or above 100 degrees will create dangers for more adults, children and animals across parts of the United States in the days leading up to Independence Day....
02:13 2019-06-30

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.The researchers estimate that more than 1,000 larger...
12:13 2019-05-23

Human organs to be grown in animals after ban lifted in Japan A controversial experiment to create "human-animal hybrids" using gene-manipulation science has been approved in Japan. It attempts to solve a major healthcare problem: the short supply of human organs for transplants....
21:13 2019-07-31

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to migrate and when it’s time to breed. Animals can te...
01:13 2019-07-19

Animals In Pak Zoo Suffer In Heat, Agencies Tussle Over Its Management An emaciated wolf rested its head on a block of ice, seeking relief from stifling heat in a zoo in Pakistan's capital, while another gazed at a family enjoying an afternoon picnic as an elephant......
10:39 2019-07-24

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking an...
19:13 2019-07-18

German circus replaced animals with holograms, and it’s awesome Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned, and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest crit...
07:39 2019-06-07

Watch: This Circus Uses 3D Holograms Instead Of Animals To Fight Cruelty A circus in Germany has taken an innovative step to fight animal cruelty. Circus Ronacalli has begun to phase out real animals in their acts, replacing them with beautiful 3D holograms instead....
06:52 2019-06-07

Anti-Trump CNN star Jim Acosta claims president's fans make some reporters 'feel endangered' CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta said some of his media colleagues now live in fear of Trump supporters, during a Tuesday interview for his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America." ...
02:00 2019-06-19

Michael Dreeben, longtime Supreme Court lawyer who aided Mueller probe, leaving Justice Dept. He took a sabbatical from the solicitor general’s office to join the special counsel’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 election....
02:39 2019-06-20

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
02:00 2019-06-19

Tesla Model S Refresh With Minimalist Interior and Model 3 Motors Coming This Year: Report The Tesla Model S got its last major refresh in 2016, four years after it went into production, and reports now indicate that the company is planning another big update for the electric car later this year that includes an overhauled interior and drive units out of the Tesla Model 3....
07:13 2019-05-30

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
09:00 2019-06-11

Carnivorous pitcher plants are regularly eating vertebrate animals A survey in August and September 2018 revealed that a fifth of the pitcher plants growing in one bog in Ontario had caught at least one juvenile salamander...
17:00 2019-06-10

They don't look as scary as a snake or a bear, but these animals are surprisingly deadly Dogs bite. Bees sting. Farm animals kill. These animals don't look as scary as snakes or bears, but it's worth remembering how deadly they can be.        ...
11:13 2019-05-23

From Thelma and Louise to Animals: how female friendships on screen got real Animals is the latest film to explore women’s lives in a refreshingly realistic way. Why did it take Fleabag and Girls for cinema to realise there is more to a narrative than marriage?When did you last see a film with a friendship between two women that felt real, a friendship that didn’t play secon...
09:39 2019-08-04

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.       ...
18:13 2019-06-21

London Zoo Defends Return of Late-Night Parties Among the Animals Activists say the mix of alcohol and music at the event, which is intended to bring visitors closer to the wildlife and raise conservation funds, is inappropriate....
19:39 2019-06-10

Big cats and exotic birds: Colombia's rescued animals – in pictures Most of the animals at the Santa Cruz Foundation in San Antonio, Colombia, have been rescued from traffickers and circuses. The multimillion-dollar illegal wildlife trade is the fourth-largest in the country after drugs, guns and human trafficking Continue reading......
01:13 2019-08-06

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
06:13 2019-08-02

Animals rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in which nine dogs had to be euthanized after spinal surgeries. The Baltimore Sun reports that Stop Animal Exploitation Now wants the U.S. Agriculture Department to imp...
23:00 2019-08-13

Eating Animals review – painful portrait of factory farming Natalie Portman narrates an unsettling documentary about how agribusiness resorts to ever greater squalor and cruelty ‘You vote at least three times a day with your fork,” says a farmer in this sombre, painful, relevant documentary about agribusiness from film-maker Christopher Quinn, based on the 2...
09:13 2019-06-06

PACC expects to take in hundreds of stray animals after Fourth of July TUCSON- After the Fourth of July, the Pima Animal Care Center expects to take in hundreds of lost pets over the next couple of days. Tiffany Mendola said that she found a little dog wondering around Old Father and Ina with no tags. “We were riding our bikes this morning and we saw this little ...
05:00 2019-07-06

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
23:26 2019-08-01

Conservative MP calls for national rules for emotional service animals Michelle Rempel's husband, U.S. military veteran Jeffrey Garner, has an emotional-service dog for therapeutic reasons and has official documentation from medical specialists for it....
06:52 2019-07-18

German circus goes cruelty-free and replaces animals with holograms Ah, the circus. It’s a time-honored tradition, but the practice of training animals to do silly things for the amusement of youngsters is definitely old-fashioned and there are many reasons why it’s not a popular as it once was. The treatment of circus animals is one of the biggest criticisms of mod...
18:13 2019-06-07

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
11:39 2019-08-01

Even animals that thrive in wildfires can’t cope with California’s mega-fires Northern California's raging wildfires have become "too extreme" even for certain types of birds that typically thrive in burned out forests, scientists say....
21:13 2019-08-07

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive study.Some freshwater megafauna have already been...
10:13 2019-08-10

People Are Taking Emotional Support Animals Everywhere. States Are Cracking Down. More Americans are saying they need a variety of animals — dogs, ducks, even insects — for their mental health. But critics say many are really just pets that do not merit special status....
21:26 2019-06-18

Willa Ford's Eye for Interior Design Impresses Scott Disick During Flip It Like Disick's Series Premiere Scott Disick just flipped a sunny beach house in Malibu! Now, to sell the property... "A house usually sells 80 percent faster when it's staged," explains the real estate......
20:52 2019-08-02

Oklahoma cowboys ride in to save hundreds of animals from unprecedented flooding For the past two weeks, farmers in Oklahoma have wincingly witnessed unprecedented floods decimate decades of history, their ranches, their livestock, their livelihoods. But a group of four longtime friends and cowboys have set aside their own day jobs and joined forces to voluntarily save as many a...
17:00 2019-06-03

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-Overgaard, Jacob Lake, North Rim and Williams. The...
19:52 2019-05-23

Glacier National Park tourists asked to log where animals are crossing the highway Wildlife officials are asking people who are traveling near Glacier National Park to report sightings of animals crossing the road.       ...
21:00 2019-07-23

Animals failing to adapt to speed of climate crisis, study finds Scientists warn of ‘alarming’ lag between human-driven seasons shift and animals’ behavioural changesThe speed of climate disruption is outstripping many animals’ capacity to adapt, according to a study that warns of a growing threat to even common species such as sparrows, magpies and deer.Scientis...
18:39 2019-07-23

Animals review – Holliday Grainger paints poignant portrait of singledom A handsome newcomer triggers fallout and existential crisis in this wisecracking adaptation of Emma Jane Unsworth’s novelEmma Jane Unsworth has adapted her 2014 novel for the screen and the resulting movie, directed by the Australian film-maker Sophie Hyde, is flawed but interesting, kept upright by...
17:00 2019-08-01

Fighting for sex helps animals survive habitat loss, new beetle research says Animals around the world are seeing their environments change. Climate change is causing heating and changes to weather patterns, the oceans are becoming more acidic, and previously undisturbed habitats are being altered and degraded by human activities. If we want to understand how these changes wi...
17:13 2019-08-03

Trump administration authorizes 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled, spring-loaded traps, called M-44s, are used by Wildlife Services for the benefit of farmers and ranchersThe Trump administration has reauthorized government officials to use controversial poison devices – dubbed “cyanide bombs” by critics – to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals...
21:00 2019-08-08

U.S. prohibits airlines from banning specific species, breeds as service animals The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday prohibited airlines from banning specific breeds of dogs in its new guidelines on in-flight service animals....
03:39 2019-08-09

Tigers kill Italian tamer as parliament mulls ban on circus animals Four tigers have mauled to death their tamer in southern Italy, fuelling calls for a ban on the use of animals in circuses as parliament debates the issue....
22:13 2019-07-05

2-year-old boy dies from E. coli linked to animals at San Diego County Fair Three other children were also sickened by the bacteria after coming in contact with animals at the fair.        ...
13:00 2019-06-29

Trump Administration Reauthorizes Use of ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Wild Animals The Environmental Protection Agency uses the spring-loaded poison devices to kill thousands of coyotes and foxes, despite opposition from environmental groups....
11:26 2019-08-10

Ontario zoos offer up-close experiences with animals, breaching global guidelines "The animals are stressed when they're constantly being held or patted or forced to give rides or to perform tricks. This is an unnatural activity for them," said Melissa Matlow, the Canada-based campaign director at World Animal Protection....
18:26 2019-07-31

Trump administration reverses decision to use 'cyanide bombs' to kill wild animals The poison-filled traps are used by the federal government to kill coyotes, foxes and other animals for farmers and ranchersAfter sustained public outcry, the Trump administration has voided its decision to reauthorize controversial cyanide traps for killing wildlife.The traps, which are known as M...
15:26 2019-08-16

Toddler Dies From E. Coli Linked to Contact With Animals at San Diego County Fair Officials say a 2-year-old boy, who died on June 24, was one of four children who showed symptoms of E. coli after coming in contact with animals at the fair in June....
02:00 2019-07-01

From live animals to architect touches: 10 quirky restrooms vying for the title of America's best In this age of selfies and social media, some venues are gaining extra attention by giving guests unusual and creative restroom. Here's a look at 10 that are in the running for America's best....
03:26 2019-08-12

Macaulay Culkin's Reaction to Disney's Home Alone Reboot Will Make You Say ''Ya Filthy Animals'' Keep the change, ya filthy animals! Disney recently announced a Home Alone reboot and Macaulay Culkin had some thoughts. On Tuesday, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed the studio was......
02:39 2019-08-08

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

Animals and plants help engineers light up cities, detect explosives, and predict natural disastors For decades, humans have modeled technology on observations of the natural world. But new discoveries about nature—and tools for manipulating it—have opened up novel approaches potentially more powerful than mere imitation to solving Human Age problems. Spinach that can detect explosives Engineers h...
19:13 2019-07-21

Beto O'Rourke peddles false claim that Trump called asylum-seekers 'animals' Former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke, a candidate for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination, used a televised town hall event Tuesday night to spread the debunked claim that President Trump called asylum seekers “animals."...
09:52 2019-05-22

Inspiring: David Attenborough Just Told A Class Of Second-Graders That Any Of Them Could Grow Up To Stare At Animals And Describe What They’re Doing If you needed a little pick-me-up today, you should know that one of television’s most beloved personalities just went out of his way to inspire the next generation to follow their dreams: David Attenborough just told a class of second-graders that any of them could one day grow up to stare at anima...
23:26 2019-06-19

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
01:39 2019-06-04

State Dept. updates ‘anti-Semitism’ definition following Omar’s anti-Israel resolution The U.S. State Department recently revised its definition of anti-Semitism, in what some view as at least partially a response to the comments and actions of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn....
23:00 2019-08-11

The Trump Administration’s Changes to the Endangered Species Act Risks Pushing More Species to Extinction The U.S. federal law that once saved the bald eagle from extinction is facing a new set of rollbacks by the Trump Administration, worrying conservation scientists about the future of at-risk species. Signed into law in 1973 by President Richard Nixon, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is credited wi...
15:26 2019-08-16

US says Venezuelan fighter jet 'aggressively shadowed' Navy reconnaissance plane, endangered crew "The Maduro regime continues to undermine internationally-recognized laws and demonstrate its contempt for international agreements," the U.S. said.        ...
00:52 2019-07-22

Barr: Justice Dept. is ‘all in’ on criminal justice overhaul _____ EDGEFIELD, S.C. (AP) — Leroy Nolan has spent the last 26 years behind bars at a federal prison for a drug conviction. In the prison factory, he works making T-shirts, backpacks and other products that are later sold to government agencies, nonprofits and others. But what has become a decades-l...
04:26 2019-07-14

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
01:52 2019-08-12

'The Masked Singer' preview: New animals face off in smackdowns, and winner T-Pain returns 'The Masked Singer,' Fox's reality hit, returns Sept. 25 for Season 2 with an expanded cast, celebrity 'smackdowns' and winner T-Pain as guest judge.        ...
20:52 2019-08-09

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says 'border guards treat migrants like animals' after Texas detention centre visits US border guards have been accused by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of treating migrant detainees like animals and forcing them to drink from toilets....
11:26 2019-07-02

There are many 'zombie' animals. Here's which ones you should actually worry about "Zombie" deer, raccoons and snakes are among the animals to generate terrifying news coverage this year. Here's what you need to know.        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Tencent's Profit Rises 35% as New Games Hit Market The Chinese internet giant has been reviving its games business this year after a nine-month regulatory freeze on new-game approvals last year battered its business....
13:26 2019-08-14

WeWork lifts veil on finances with IPO filing WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time....
13:52 2019-08-14

MLB roundup: Sale makes strikeout history in Boston's win Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a tiebreaking home run in the top of the 10th inning as the visiting Boston Red Sox overcame blowing a five-run lead to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Tuesday night....
14:13 2019-08-14

Garry Winogrand's America in color The photographer’s rarely seen color photographs are on show at the Brooklyn Museum, showing his distinctive view of everyday life in America. On show until 8 December, Garry Winogrand: Color takes him to the streets, to highways, to suburbs, to motels, to fairgrounds and to amusement parks Continue...
14:13 2019-08-14

Russia's Mail.Ru eyes pre-installing software on Huawei devices Russian internet group Mail.Ru is in talks with China's Huawei about the possibility of having its software pre-installed on the Chinese tech giant's devices, Mail.Ru told Reuters....
14:39 2019-08-14

OnePlus TV to support Reliance Jio streaming apps out-of-the-box: Report Reliance Jio is carrying out tests with its streaming apps for the upcoming OnePlus TV. OnePlus confirmed earlier today that its television will simply be called OnePlus TV as had been speculated previously. We have a report coming out of 91Mobiles that Reliance Jio is testing "compatibility" o...
14:39 2019-08-14

Jeffrey Epstein accuser sues gal pal Ghislane Maxwell, claims she ‘oversaw the process’ Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued the late pedophile’s estate and his gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell on Wednesday — as part of the first wave of civil actions under the newly enacted Child Victims Act. Araoz said she was just 15 when the financier raped her at his tony Manhattan tow...
15:00 2019-08-14

Warriors superfan shares secrets, motivations of crashing courtside seats Warriors diehard fan Trevor Laub digitally altered his tickets to sit courtside at home games. He explained the rest of his secrets and motivations.       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Wayne Alexander and his superhuman punching power Meet the orchestrator of some of the most stunning knockouts in recent British ring history The post Wayne Alexander and his superhuman punching power appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

Castle Combe to honour Aston Martin's 1959 Le Mans win The 60th anniversary of the 1959 Le Mans 24 Hours victory for Aston Martin will be celebrated during the eighth Castle Combe Autumn Classic on Saturday October 5...
16:13 2019-08-14

The IRS may seize your passport if you owe a lot of back taxes You may not be able to get a new passport or renew your existing one if you owe the IRS more than $52,000. Worse, your existing one might simply be revoked....
16:39 2019-08-14

| Restaurant is offering to pay someone R15k to eat bacon all day An opportunity to get paid around R14 500 just to eat bacon? Surely it's too good to be true? Nope! It seems the offer of American chain restaurant Farmer Boys, is on the up and up....
16:39 2019-08-14

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

Ford extends warranty on certain Focus, Fiesta models Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is extending warranty on clutch and related hardware in certain of its Focus and Fiesta cars due to complaints related to the vehicles' transmission from several customers....
18:13 2019-08-14

Stocks, oil tank on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
18:13 2019-08-14

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
18:39 2019-08-14

Chris Matthews Is a Strong Candidate for 'Man With the Worst Jeffrey Epstein Take' MSNBC’s Chris Matthews suggested on Tuesday that politicians flew on Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, known as the “Lolita Express,” in part because they were short on cash....
20:13 2019-08-14

How to Explore a New Hobby Without Breaking the Bank Hobbies are fun. They can help you relax after a long day at work. They can provide a creative outlet, new skills, or sometimes even a new network of friends. But first, you have to get started. And getting started can be expensive, a slippery slope you may not even know you’re heading down until yo...
20:13 2019-08-14

Facebook movie ads now offer premiere reminders and showtimes Facebook is hoping you'll do more with movie ads than give them the occasional click or tap. The internet giant is rolling out support for upgraded ads that include premiere reminders. Much like events, you can press an "Interested" button to get a......
20:13 2019-08-14

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
20:13 2019-08-14

The Crown Season 3 Cast on Claire Foy Impressions, Personal Connections and Prince Charles' Young Love After nearly two years without new episodes, The Crown's reign is continuing on Netflix. Season three of the Emmy-winning drama drops on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a brand-new cast playing the very......
20:39 2019-08-14

Cannabis-based health products are going mainstream – do they work? A component in cannabis called CBD is claimed to help everything from Alzheimer's to anxiety. Despite a boom in sales, there's little evidence supporting the claims...
21:00 2019-08-14

These 9 cities will be hit hardest by Trump’s new immigration policy The Trump administration issued a new rule that allows the U.S. to reject visa and green-card applications on the basis of the applicant’s income.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

"The NFL Said Dad Wasn't Sick": A CTE Sufferer's Daughter's Journey Through The NFL Concussion Settlement George Andrie, an original member of the Dallas Cowboys’ famed Doomsday Defense, had Stage 4 chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death last August at the age of 78, according to researchers at Boston University who posthumously examined his brain. Andrie’s diagnosis was confirmed by ...
22:13 2019-08-14

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depression....
22:39 2019-08-14

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash: report Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala's blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed before their fatal crash....
23:00 2019-08-14

‘Massive’ great white shark flirts with family’s boat off Cape Cod A Massachusetts family is reliving their breathless encounter with a great white shark estimated to be up to 17 feet long during a boating trip on Cape Cod Bay, saying the behemoth “definitely wasn’t scared” by their presence. Siblings Sean and Serena Colbert were returning from Provincetown to Plym...
23:52 2019-08-14

I Broke My Brain Designing Randomly Generated Sims Buildings I build a lot in The Sims, but like a lot of Simmers, I end up building the same house over and over. No matter how hard I try, they look like the houses in the neighborhood I grew up in. They’re suburban houses with two stories, vaguely Georgian architecture, two beds, and one bathroom. I needed to...
00:13 2019-08-15

Future of last nuclear pact between Russia and U.S. uncertain: U.S. envoy The last major nuclear arms control treaty between Russia and the United States is outdated and flawed, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday, saying it could be scrapped altogether when it expires in 2021 and replaced with something else....
00:13 2019-08-15

Neeraj Shekhar Files Rajya Sabha Bypoll Nomination As BJP Candidate Neeraj Shekhar, son of former prime minister Chandra Shekhar, on Wednesday filed his nomination papers as the BJP candidate for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Uttar Pradesh....
00:39 2019-08-15

Hurriyat Leader's Wife Shown As Ruler Hari Singh's Granddaughter In Video A video being shared on social media, showing the granddaughter of Maharaja Hari Singh speaking on issues related to Jammu and Kashmir, is actually that of Professor Hameeda Nayeem, wife of Hurriyat......
00:39 2019-08-15

Military-grade jet fuel made cheaply from plant waste instead of coal An expensive superfuel normally reserved for missiles and hypersonic jets can now be made from crop waste instead of fossil fuels - and more cheaply to boot...
01:26 2019-08-15

In rethinking the Wizards, Ted Leonsis blocked the noise and called Barack Obama (and 77 others) Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues....
01:26 2019-08-15

Philadelphia: at least six officers injured in 'active' shooting situation, officials say Police sergeant tweeted at least one suspect was firing at officers in Nicetown neighborhoodMultiple police officers have been wounded after a gunman opened fire in Philadelphia on Wednesday, during a standoff that extended into the evening.The police sergeant Eric Gripp tweeted that at least six of...
01:52 2019-08-15

Ask The Salty Waitress: Customers keep stealing our salt and pepper shakers Dear Salty, My wife and I own a breakfast and lunch restaurant, and we’re blessed that it does a steady business of tourists and regulars. We’ve been fortunate, our customers and staff are generally all great and our regulars are like family. But we have a problem with customers stealing our salt an...
03:00 2019-08-15

Satellite photos appear to show China's paramilitary vehicles near Hong Kong Satellite photos show armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China's paramilitary People's Armed Police near Hong Kong.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

‘Doom Eternal’ multiplayer trailer highlights strategic gameplay Id Software and Bethesda breathed new life into Doom with their 2016 entry into the gory FPS series, but fell short when it came to the game's multiplayer mode. "There was not a lot of Doom in our multiplayer in 2016, and players noticed that," said......
03:00 2019-08-15

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-times more likely to use unapproved apps when doing so.To compile its new “Teamwork and Collabor...
03:26 2019-08-15

Man dies after taco-eating contest in California Fresno Grizzlies ‘devastated to learn’ of Dana Hutchings’ death following event at minor-league baseball gameA man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game in California, authorities said Wednesday.Dana Hutchings, 41, of Fresno, died Tuesday night shortly...
03:26 2019-08-15

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
03:52 2019-08-15

With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM The British parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson's "do or die" pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without a divorce deal....
04:13 2019-08-15

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient....
04:13 2019-08-15

Jimmy Eat World drummer calls out Third Eye Blind's 'creepy' Stephan Jenkins after tour If you wondering how Jimmy Eat World enjoyed that co-headlining tour with Third Eye Blind, may we suggest their drummer Zach Lind's Twitter feed?        ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Scaramucci predicts 'demagogue' Trump will not be Republican nominee in 2020 Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offered a prediction Wednesday night that President Trump "will not" be the Republican nominee in 2020. ...
05:26 2019-08-15

Yankees’ return plan for Luke Voit is taking shape Luke Voit walked into the Yankees’ clubhouse with a T-shirt soaked with sweat after going through agility drills, fielding ground balls outdoors and hitting indoors Wednesday morning. “It feels a lot better this time than last time,’’ Voit said of the abdominal injury he initially suffered June 29 r...
05:26 2019-08-15

Epstein judge wants answers about first incident in jail The judge overseeing the criminal case against late convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein wants to know if an investigation into the millionaire’s apparent suicide will include a probe into his prior injuries at the jail where he was found dead on Saturday. “One open question, among others...
05:52 2019-08-15

New Zealanders warned about the consumption of 'sexy pavement lichen' A common species of urban lichen is being promoted as a natural alternative to Viagra, much to the concern of scientistsBotanists in New Zealand are warning the public not to consume lichen growing on footpaths and shady rocks throughout the country, after misleading stories about its stimulatory pr...
05:52 2019-08-15

Centre To Invest Rs 100 Lakh Crore In Infrastructure, Says PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the government make a massive investment of Rs 100 lakh crore to develop modern infrastructure that will help double the size of the economy to $5 trillion......
06:13 2019-08-15

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
06:39 2019-08-15

Global stocks spooked, oil sinks as bond markets scream recession Asian stocks slid and oil prices extended a punishing sell-off on Thursday as investors feared an historic drop in long-term U.S. bond yields could prove a herald of recession globally....
07:52 2019-08-15

New York Students to Speak with NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station SciGirls viewers from New York will have an opportunity on Monday, Aug. 19, to talk live with NASA astronaut Christina Koch aboard the International Space Station....
07:52 2019-08-15

New report analyzes use of solitary confinement in ICE detention centers WASHINGTON — A new report from DC-based watchdog Project on Government Oversight analyzed more than six thousand reports of solitary confinement in immigrant detention centers from 2016 through May of 2018. “When you compare the 2017 numbers to 2016, the numbers did go up,” said Nick Schwellen...
08:13 2019-08-15

Trudeau rapped again for conflicts of interest The report by an ethics watchdog is a setback for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, just two months ahead of his closely contested reelection bid....
08:13 2019-08-15

Early stoppage for ERC Junior Wagner delays Zlin Qualifying "Simon Wagner’s preparations for his ERC1 Junior debut on Barum Czech Rally Zlín have been disrupted by a small off during free practice, with the Qualifying Stage now set to start 20 minutes later than scheduled."...
12:39 2019-08-16

Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing urges love in response to growing protests Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, urged people to "love China, love Hong Kong and love yourself" on Friday in a bid to calm the city's escalating crisis as pop concerts and public events were canceled in response to anti-government protests....
12:39 2019-08-16

Malaysia set to begin biggest 1MDB trial involving ex-PM Najib Malaysia's former prime minister, Najib Razak, on Monday faces the biggest of five trials linked to a multi-billion-dollar scam at state fund 1MDB, although lawyers are seeking a delay to allow time for the completion of a previous trial....
12:39 2019-08-16

New Sept. 1 China tariffs could include these Apple products New 10% levy on Chinese imports runs the gamut from film cameras, golf balls and ducks. Apple's higher priced computers and phones could be hit later.       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

De'Von Bailey's family calls his death 'wholly unjustified' after Colorado Springs police release bodycam footage The bodycam footage from the Colorado Springs Police Department shows De'Von Bailey, 19, running from two officers before being shot in the back.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Group protesting ICE outside prison says guard drove truck into protesters, injuring 2 The group of protesters was outside a Rhode Island prison demonstrating against ICE and immigration policy when the incident occurred.        ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Sydney's Water Supply Falling At Record Rate Due To Drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government......
13:00 2019-08-16

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Amazon India Mi Days 2019: best deals and offers on Xiaomi products Amazon India is currently hosting Xiaomi Mi Days sale that's going to go on until August 18. Smartphones, power banks, earphones, wearables from Xiaomi are up on sale at discounts upto Rs 7,500.Besides, buyers can also exchange their old smartphones and get upto Rs 2,000 off on trading it in.Fo...
13:00 2019-08-16

Russian plane crash-lands outside Moscow after striking flock of gulls A Russian passenger jet flew into a flock of birds then crash-landed in a cornfield just outside a Moscow airport Thursday, according to Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency....
13:26 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift’s New Romantic Song ‘Lover’ Has Arrived Ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover, Taylor Swift has put out her final official single off the album: the title track, “Lover.” “Lover” follows her first single from the album, the upbeat track “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco&#...
13:26 2019-08-16

Check out exclusive new photos from fall's most must-see movies From evil clowns to Brad Pitt in space to J.Lo's stripper crew, here's our exclusive peek at the fall movies you'll want to mark on your calendar.        ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Trump has expressed serious interest in buying Greenland: report The Wall Street Journal reports Trump has asked his advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory, during "meetings, dinners, and passing conversations."...
13:26 2019-08-16

Commissioner For A Day: Let’s Make NASCAR’s Championship Race Less Random NASCAR currently decides on a champion at its top level through a process that’s somehow both complicated and arbitrary. The result is more about entertainment than staying true to what motorsports is, which is why, as “commissioner” of NASCAR for a day, I’ll try to make it all a little better. Lend...
13:26 2019-08-16

Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell photographed at California burger joint: report Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged madam was photographed Thursday at a California In-and-Out Burger restaurant where she sat reading a spy novel while eating a burger and fries, a report said.  ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Family Hospitalized After Fiery Plane Crash UPDATE: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family have been discharged from the hospital following Thursday's plane crash. A spokesperson for NBC Sports shared in a statement, "We're......
13:52 2019-08-16

Why Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Marriage Isn't Over Just Yet Miley Cyrus can't stop and won't stop thinking about her future with Liam Hemsworth. Less than a week after news broke that the couple was splitting up after less than a year of......
13:52 2019-08-16

Stock Markets, Jolted by Economic Worry, Suffer 2nd Worst Drop of 2019 Yields on United States government bonds fell, indicating lower expectations for growth and extending a drop that began as the trade war intensified....
13:52 2019-08-16

MLB roundup: Harper's slam caps Phils' stunning rally over Cubs Bryce Harper hit a walk-off grand slam into the second deck in right field off Derek Holland in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Thursday....
14:13 2019-08-16

Kyrgios fined $113,000 for Cincinnati outburst The ATP has fined Nick Kyrgios a total of $113,000 following his second-round loss at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday, when the Australian argued loudly with the chair umpire and smashed several rackets....
14:13 2019-08-16

Israel Bans Reps. Omar and Tlaib From Entry Over Support for Boycotts (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Thursday that it will bar two Democratic congresswomen from entering the country ahead of a planned visit over their support for a Palestinian-led boycott movement, a decision announced shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted that it would “show great weakn...
14:13 2019-08-16

Bundesliga preview: Dortmund ready to break Bayern's stranglehold "Champions Bayern Munich are preparing for their toughest Bundesliga season in years with title rivals Borussia Dortmund looking to avoid another mid-season slip-up and break the Bavarians\u0027 seven-year Bundesliga stranglehold."...
14:39 2019-08-16

Mecca: See millions complete their Hajj pilgrimage in 60 seconds A time-lapse shows devotees taking part in the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. Video provided by AFP - English        ...
14:39 2019-08-16

Ashes 2019: England v Australia second Test, day three – live Updates from the third day of play at Lord’sArcher ready to return fire following Australia blitzAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 1.39pm BST Here’s Romeo. “If I were a very talented Test very fast bowler (and I’m not Archer, sadly) I’d bowl a whole over of yorkers to Smith. Vary the pac...
15:00 2019-08-16

Trudeau, Once the Bright New Hope, Enters Campaign Tarnished by Scandal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada hope for reelection rests with a small number of uncommitted voters following an ethics watchdog’s findings that he broke the law....
15:00 2019-08-16

Mozambique peace-accord signing featured Civilization IV’s theme song Mozambique's major political factions played "Baba Yetu," the theme song from Civilization IV, while signing an agreement to end military hostilities.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Esports market growth depends on the 3 ‘Ps’ With an emphasis on personalization, prizes, and participation, esports can provide experiences unlike anything the video game industry has seen before.Read More...
15:00 2019-08-16

Where to Check for Bedbugs in Hotel Rooms Before You Unpack There’s nothing like the feeling of finally arriving at your hotel after a long day of travel, swiping the key card, and getting into your room. But before you sprawl out on the bed or unpack your suitcase, you might want to do a quick sweep of the room to check for unwanted guests. Yes, we’re talki...
15:26 2019-08-16

See What Children's Rashes Look Like on Darker Skin With 'Brown Skin Matters' If you’ve ever seen something unusual on your kid’s skin, you’ve likely turned to the internet for guidance as you anxiously wait for an appointment with your pediatrician. On health education sites, you’ll find images of every common dermatological condition, including eczema, hand-foot-and-mouth d...
15:26 2019-08-16

Whatever happened to author Dorothy West? Writing alongside Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes, West was the last surviving member of the Harlem Renaissance. Diana Evans asks: why were her books overlooked for so long?Little sister” to Zora Neale Hurston. “The Kid” and would-be wife of Langston Hughes (he didn’t say yes). Rediscovered a...
15:26 2019-08-16

Republican party condemns Steve King – but where's the outrage over Trump? Critics say the effort to dump King glosses over Trump’s conduct and fails to tackle a problem more pervasive than the GOP admitsRepublican leaders piled on quickly following the latest outrageous remarks by Steve King, the longtime Iowa congressman and perceived bigot whom the party has been trying...
15:26 2019-08-16

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
15:26 2019-08-16

House panel subpoenas ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency....
15:52 2019-08-16

Greenland tells Trump: 'We're not for sale' The government of Greenland says its territory is not for sale following reports that US President Donald Trump was looking into purchasing the massive, ice-covered island....
16:13 2019-08-16

Golden jackal caught on camera in eastern Germany The small predator is usually at home in the Balkans and parts of Asia. But with the first sighting confirmed in Thuringia, the jackal has been spotted across most of southern and eastern Germany....
16:13 2019-08-16

Kyler Murray's Snap Clap Might Be A Problem Kyler Murray played four series in the Cardinals’ loss to the Raiders on Thursday, going 3-for-8 for 12 yards. Not great. But also who cares, it’s preseason. Potentially much more relevant were the two false start penalties he was called for in the first quarter....
16:13 2019-08-16