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Plastic surgeon caught with huge cache of weapons in his BMW: cops

A Long Island plastic surgeon was caught with an enormous cache of weapons in his car — that included five fully loaded assault rifles, body armor and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition, polic...

Plastic surgeon caught with huge cache of weapons in his BMW: cops

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Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
20:39 2019-07-11

Virginia Beach police zero in on shooter's weapons cache and job background Virginia Beach Police are honing in on the suspect in the shooting that killed 12 people at the Virginia Beach municipal center on Friday, examining both his background as a city employee as well as his collection of weaponry. ...
03:26 2019-06-02

Turin, Italy, police seize missile, weapons cache from far-right 'extremists' A police task force in Turin, Italy, seized an air-to-air missile along with dozens of other weapons during raids on far-right extremists, law enforcement officials said Monday....
01:26 2019-07-16

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorders, such as muscle pain, fatigue, digestive issues...
02:26 2019-07-23

Hong Kong police seize huge explosives cache ahead of rallies One man has been arrested after "very powerful" explosives were found at a storage unit used by a pro-independence group. Weeks of sometimes violent protests spurred a fresh rally calling on police to restore order....
15:39 2019-07-20

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
22:26 2019-07-08

Italian police find huge stash of weapons during far-right investigation An investigation into far-right extremist groups in Italy led to the police finding an air-to-air missile, machine guns and rocket launchers. The huge weapons haul was almost without precedent, authorities said....
00:52 2019-07-16

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
17:52 2019-07-31

NYPD cops buy food for woman caught shoplifting at Whole Foods A group of NYPD cops surrounded a woman who’d been stopped by security for putting items in a bag at Union Square’s Whole Foods on Thursday — then paid for the goods, prompting the lady to break down in tears. “I saw the woman opened up her bag, and one of the officers looked in......
05:52 2019-07-05

Man caught on camera beating Lyft driver surrenders to cops The man who was caught in a now-viral video viciously attacking his Lyft driver after demanding that the cabbie drive faster on the way to a Queens hospital has turned himself in, police said. George Catalano, 36, a repeat offender, surrendered with his mother at the 114th Precinct station house in ...
00:00 2019-05-31

NYPD probing scuffle between cops caught on video in Harlem The NYPD is investigating a scuffle between two cops on a Harlem street that was caught on camera, authorities said Monday. The video shows one of the NYPD officers get out of the driver’s seat of a police cruiser and shove the other officer while they’re standing in the street near Malcolm X Boulev...
08:52 2019-06-04

Prop plane’s highway landing caught on cops dashcam The pilot of a single-engine prop plane threw motorists for a loop Thursday when he made an emergency landing on a Washington State highway — and even stopped at a red light. The wild scene was caught on the dashboard camera of stunned State Trooper Clint Thompson, who made a quick U-turn and ...
04:13 2019-08-02

Cops arrest man caught on video spraying traffic agents with water Police on Thursday busted the man caught on video tossing water on traffic cops in Queens, authorities announced. Steven Larosa, 35, was nabbed around 8 a.m. at his Cypress Hills home by the NYPD’s Warrants Squad, after cops received several anonymous tips identifying him as the man who doused...
22:52 2019-08-01

Cops find weapons, white supremacist propaganda after alleged neo-Nazi crashes car If this alleged New Jersey neo-Nazi hadn’t wrecked his car last month, he could still be living under the radar — with a massive arsenal of weapons and white supremacist propaganda, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Rubino, 57, crashed his car July 24 and the New Jersey State Police offic...
06:26 2019-08-21

Authorities seize thousands of weapons and explosives in international weapons trafficking bust Federal agents in Miami arrested more than two dozen suspects and seized more 5,300 firearms and explosives in an international weapons trafficking ring that stretched to South America, officials said Friday. ...
23:52 2019-06-28

Redis wants more than cache Redis may be ubiquitous as a persistent caching tier, but the company behind it wants you to think about it as an operational database that is extensible....
16:26 2019-07-02

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie cheeses from Trader Joe’s seemed to sum it all up. E...
07:39 2019-06-20

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
07:26 2019-07-08

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
21:52 2019-06-18

How to use advanced configurations of Apple's content cache service The macOS content cache service's default configurations aren't one-size-fits-all. Learn how to use Apple's advanced configurations to adapt to any enterprise network....
16:39 2019-08-19

How to use Apple's content cache service to boost network performance The content cache service allows organizations to store downloaded applications and system updates for distribution to client devices across LANs while minimizing the impact across the WAN connection....
19:26 2019-08-16

Archaeologists discovered an invaluable cache of ritual artifacts at Pompeii Enlarge / All these items were contained within a wooden box unearthed at the Archaeological Park of Pompeii. (credit: Cesare Abbate (ANSA)) Crystals, amber, amethyst, phallic amulets, glass beads, figurines, and a miniature human skull were among the many artifacts archaeologists uncovered from a...
05:52 2019-08-15

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
10:39 2019-05-22

NASA's Curiosity Rover Finds Clay Cache on Mars Curiosity Mars rover at a region of the Red Planet called the "clay-bearing unit" has revealed the highest amounts of clay minerals ever found during the mission, NASA has said....
18:26 2019-05-30

Blow out your knee? Hope your surgeon’s got a VR headset Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) With all due respect to games, porn, and lion kings, virtual reality's killer app might just be saving lives. At a Stanford-affiliated children's hospital, pediatric cardiologists use an interactive virtual heart to help young patients and their families better unders...
22:39 2019-08-10

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills through woodworking and sewing....
11:26 2019-05-30

| Murray questioned top surgeon's credentials before surgery Andy Murray has revealed that he asked the royal family's surgeon about her credentials, prior to going under the knife to repair a persistent hip injury....
16:13 2019-06-18

Factbox: Guatemalan former first lady, surgeon in run-off for presidency Guatemalans on Sunday vote in a second round run-off election for a new president who is likely to face a major challenge coping with a deal signed with Washington in July to turn the country into a buffer zone to stem migration....
11:26 2019-08-11

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
23:13 2019-08-09

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by the former supreme court nominee Merrick Garland. Co...
21:13 2019-05-22

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
16:13 2019-05-22

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual struggles — and their journey to feel whole....
11:26 2019-05-24

Surgeon, ultrarunner, thriller writer… meet the man who lives life to the full Professor Hugh Montgomery says mastering new skills helps him relax – and makes life appear to last longerI meet Professor Hugh Montgomery the day after the heatwave reaches its sticky, stultifying peak, a day when Londoners are red-eyed, over-caffeinated and on a hair trigger. It’s business as usua...
16:13 2019-08-17

Health non-profit, top surgeon defrauded millions from government, complaint alleges Sanford Health and one of its most lucrative surgeons have been accused of defrauding the federal government out of millions of dollars.        ...
20:52 2019-06-28

'Cops on me': NJ man accused of killing woman, her grandchild is nabbed after livestreaming getaway: cops New Jersey police caught a man Thursday who allegedly murdered a woman and her 4-year-old grandson after the suspect streamed his getaway live on Facebook, according to a report....
11:00 2019-06-21

Google Doodle Honors Heart Surgeon René Favaloro, Who Pioneered Coronary Bypass Surgery René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentine heart surgeon, is being remembered with a Google Doodle for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery on what would have been his 96th birthday. Born in La Plata, Argentina, in 1923, Favaloro started his career as a doctor in the farming community of J...
18:52 2019-07-12

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his body nearly 15 years ago....
06:13 2019-06-13

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an urgent health warning telling parents that no amount of vegetables can stop their children’s heads from rocketing off their bodies and into the sky....
18:26 2019-05-21

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shootings....
17:39 2019-06-19

Assault Weapons Ban: What Would It Actually Look Like? Fifteen years ago, Congress decided not to renew the 1994 assault weapons ban. Now, many 2020 presidential candidates are talking about bringing it back....
15:52 2019-08-16

The GOP has caught autocratic fever A majority of conservative Republicans say the country's problems would be dealt with more effectively if a president didn't have to worry so much about Congress or the courts....
18:52 2019-08-07

Man caught with $34K worth of cocaine under his wig He had hell toupee. A Colombian man had a very bad hair day when Spanish police at Barcelona’s international airport discovered a half kilo of cocaine under his wig, according to reports. The “considerably nervous” man, who arrived on a flight from Bogotá at the end of June, attracted officers’ atte...
18:00 2019-07-16

Democrats Want to Revive a Ban on Assault Weapons But with Republicans in charge of the Senate and President Trump in the White House, an assault weapons ban has little chance of being signed into law before 2021....
23:39 2019-08-12

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
04:00 2019-05-22

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
17:39 2019-05-22

U.S. warns Assad against using chemical weapons The U.S. State Department warned the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria that its military operations were being closely watched, specifically concerning allegations that it used chemical weapons against rebels....
10:26 2019-05-22

Navy F-35C may carry more weapons now that it's 'ready for war' As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand its attack envelope --- and may even increase the F-35s ability to carry up to 6 air-to-air weapons in its internal weapons bay....
14:26 2019-05-23

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week, thanks to wid...
01:26 2019-06-13

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal. These qualities make it ideal for use in shoppin...
23:52 2019-07-11

Caught on cam: boy rescued from bison enclosure (WOWT/NBC News) Newly released body camera footage shows a young boy’s rescue from a bison enclosure at a Nebraska wildlife park. It began when a 9-year-old boy, described as having “special needs,” climbed into the 40-acre area where 23 bison roam freely. Some of them weigh 2,000 ...
23:26 2019-07-16

Kia Seltos Caught Testing In India The SUV will also come with automatic climate control, and Kia's Sound Mood Lighting technology can alter the cabin's ambient lighting to suit occupants' preferences. Other features will include - a......
15:26 2019-06-10

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S. company amid heightening tensions over trade and technology....
05:26 2019-06-02

Over 750,000 UK drivers set to be caught speeding in France News 8 Aug, 2019 Data shows 21 per cent of British motorists are not aware that France’s speed camera tolerances are lower than the UK’s...
15:00 2019-08-08

Man Caught Playing Pokemon Go On Eight Phones In His Car You know how there’s a warning on Pokemon Go not to play the game while driving? This guy never got the memo, and when he is eventually sent it, needs it sent another seven times, just to be sure.Read more......
13:26 2019-08-16

Knicks and Nets have been caught up in this vortex before The Knicks and Nets cut, slashed, saved like Scrooge. Both amassed an alarming array of defeats. But all was done to chase other-worldly free-agent stars. That was in 2010 when free-agency excitement mesmerized New York. LeBron James, after all, was on the market. “He dominated the whole thing,” sai...
17:00 2019-06-28

Libya's refugees caught in the crossfire of war A conflict between Libya's competing government factions has placed refugees in the middle of a bloody power struggle. A deadly airstrike on a detention camp is just the latest attack to target refugee facilities....
23:13 2019-07-04

In Hong Kong Protests, Faces Become Weapons A quest to identify protesters and police officers has people in both groups desperate to protect their anonymity. Some fear a turn toward China-style surveillance....
07:26 2019-08-01

How U.S. Weapons Ended Up Hitting Hospitals in Yemen A former senior State Department official sent to monitor the Saudi-led war in Yemen told us he saw firsthand how the Saudis failed to avoid civilian casualties — and how the U.S. chose to look the other way....
05:52 2019-05-23

China slams $2.2B U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan China is condemning a recent U.S. decision to sell $2.2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan, saying the "reckless" policy tampers with Chinese sovereignty....
18:39 2019-07-09

| New Zealanders give up weapons after mosque killings Dozens of New Zealanders have handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks....
16:26 2019-07-13

Jets’ two new weapons make strong first impression Jamison Crowder and Ty Montgomery’s Jets debuts didn’t last long. But Sam Darnold’s two new weapons made sure to introduce themselves before getting the rest of the night off. With the Jets first-team offense only playing one drive in Thursday’s preseason opener — a 31-22 loss to the Giants at MetLi...
18:52 2019-08-09

Destruction of chemical weapons to begin in Kentucky RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — The destruction of chemical weapons stored in Kentucky since the 1940s is set to begin. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that destruction of chemical agents including mustard, sarin and VX will begin in June after decades of planning and preparations. The weapons are stored a...
16:39 2019-05-28

The government is serious about creating mind-controlled weapons DARPA, the Department of Defense's research arm, is paying scientists to invent ways to instantly read soldiers' minds using tools like genetic engineering of the human brain, nanotechnology and infrared beams....
14:26 2019-05-29

Britain enters laser weapons race Britain announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
03:00 2019-07-12

Strategies for nuclear weapons and waste | Letters It is essential that Europe does not become the arena for a build-up of nuclear weapons, writes Catherine West MP. It is surely time to bury the Micawber principle, says Professor Neil HyattAs we mark the 74th anniversary of the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world is at a dangerous ...
09:26 2019-08-08

F-35 preps for weapons upgrade by dropping new bombs The F-35 will again fire its 25mm gun and air-drop several new laser-guided bombs to prepare stealth 5th-Gen fighter for future high tech warfare by improving precision-strike air attack, targeting and close-air-support....
06:13 2019-08-14

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say....
10:00 2019-07-15

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
19:52 2019-06-20

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon to extend a streak of weapons demonstrations seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear talks and their joint military exercises...
00:39 2019-08-17

Wisconsin man says he illegally shipped weapons to Australia MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man has pleaded guilty to illegally shipping guns to an Australian weapons dealer using a crate with a secret compartment to fool customs officials. The Journal Sentinel reports that Andy Huebschmann, of New Holstein, admitted in federal court to sending the Australian d...
18:00 2019-06-30

Navy sets sights on new submarine weapons The Navy has begun building new weapons to massively increase attack options for its Virginia-class attack submarine, a move that is expected to change the mission scope for the boats and enable more extensive offensive strike possibilities, improving the Navy’s armed defense of its surface fleet. ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Wildlife flourishing at former weapons testing sites DENVER — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife. An astonishing array of animals and habitats flourished on six obsolete weapons c...
10:13 2019-08-20

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eight I used to do the grocery shopping at a small sto...
13:13 2019-06-09

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
14:26 2019-07-03

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of cosmetic procedures performed on men rose 29 ...
14:52 2019-06-05

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
07:00 2019-07-03

Man tries to escape bail bondsman — and gets caught shortly after A man tried to escape from a bail bondsman at criminal court, but was nabbed outside and brought back, police said Saturday. The 25-year-old man was at Manhattan Criminal Court on Centre Street when he slipped away from a private bail bondsman around 2:30 a.m., officials said. NYPD officers helped c...
21:26 2019-08-17

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast enough to prevent an elected president from potentially pardoning herself at the end of the year so ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plunging into dark times once again?...
01:13 2019-08-08

Next-generation 2020 Hyundai i20 caught on camera News 17 Jun, 2019 The Hyundai i20 will enter its third generation next year, with styling cues borrowed from its larger sibling, the i30 hatchback...
16:52 2019-06-17

East side burglary caught on camera TUCSON — Cale Lamoreux was at work Wednesday when he believes a man broke into his east side home just before 1:30 p.m. The video shows the break-in was caught on camera. “He saw a target of opportunity and he walked in and got a prize,” Lamoreux said. “When I got home at 4:3...
14:39 2019-06-07

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-07-16

Man vandalizes business on the Eastside, caught on camera TUCSON – A family owned business was vandalized around 1 a.m. Tuesday. A man was caught on several Ring cameras installed at the office of Commercial Repair Service, a business on the Eastside. Owner Ryan Harrison said he believes the man jumped the wall and painted the camera. surveillance vi...
06:52 2019-05-30

Look: Alligator caught in parking lot of Pennsylvania store Police said an alligator was caught wandering in the parking lot of a Pennsylvania store -- the fourth alligator captured in the Pittsburgh area since May....
18:13 2019-07-19

Eli Manning not caught up in trying to impress anyone at Giants minicamp Rookie Daniel Jones is getting the cheers at practice from teammates, while Eli Manning is focused on getting what he needs out of minicamp        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

3 charged for Disneyland brawl caught on camera Three people — all from the same family — have been charged in connection to the wild Disneyland brawl that was captured on video earlier this month. Avery Desmond Edwin Robinson, 35, of Las Vegas, was taken into custody on Tuesday along with his sister, Andrea Nicole Robinson, 40, and h...
01:52 2019-07-24

Pricey Puppy Heist Caught On Camera The Houston Police Department and Crime Stoppers are asking for help in locating two people who stole $44,000 worth of puppies from a pet store. Authorities released surveillance video of the heist, where two hooded individuals can be seen breaking into the business and stealing the pups. It almost ...
23:39 2019-05-24

Facelifted SEAT Ateca caught on camera News 10 Jul, 2019 A revised version of SEAT’s compact SUV is due for launch next year with updated styling, fresh tech and a potential PHEV powertrain...
07:26 2019-07-11

Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 finches in hair curlers NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions. Francis Gurahoo was arrested Sunday after arriving on a flight from Georgetown, Guya...
23:52 2019-06-18

Man charged in death of 5-year-old boy caught in crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who police in North Carolina say was caught in crossfire. A Robeson County Sheriff’s Office release says 24-year-old Donovan Travale Locklear was arrested Friday and charged with second-d...
08:52 2019-06-29

Pan Am bowling gold medalist caught doping Puerto Rican bowler Jean Perez Faure's gold in men's doubles bowling was annulled Sunday after he tested positive for chlorthalidone, giving the United States the top medal in the event....
21:39 2019-08-11

Rare tornadoes in Europe caught on video A tornado ripped through the city center of Amsterdam and was captured on video. It picked up debris and flew over a river. Another tornado was also captured on video in Luxembourg....
11:52 2019-08-10

BMW's new $1B factory caught in Trump's Mexican standoff President Trump’s vow to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican goods comes just in time to hit exports from a $1 billion BMW Group factory that opens in the country next week....
05:52 2019-06-01

Pucker Up! You Have to See These Hollywood Stars Caught On the Kiss Cam When you go to a sporting event, there are quite a few things to look out for: There are your favorite hot athlete scoring for the team, Beyoncé and Jay-Z possibly sitting courtside and of......
13:13 2019-06-19

Big drop in uninsured drivers caught on UK roads News 30 May, 2019 Last year saw the lowest number of uninsured drivers caught on the road since 2012, even though 2017, by contrast, saw the most...
06:00 2019-05-30

Non-nuclear states discuss weapons proliferation in Sweden Diplomats from 16 countries have convened in Stockholm to focus on the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). Their aim is to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, calling it "a danger to world peace."...
18:13 2019-06-11

United Kingdom enters laser weapons race The United Kingdom announced that it seeks developers of laser- and radio frequency-guided weapons to shoot down drones and other enemy threats, joining a global race for the new type of weapons....
21:39 2019-07-10

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons House Democrats are rebuffing attempts by Republicans to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia....
01:52 2019-06-13

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
09:52 2019-07-06

Chemical weapons destruction resumes at Colorado plant PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Army has resumed destruction of obsolete chemical weapons in southern Colorado after a shutdown prompted by liquid hazardous waste seeping from a storage tank. Officials say the work resumed Wednesday when another tank was returned to service. The cause of the seep is under ...
03:00 2019-06-14

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon said on Monday....
09:26 2019-07-09

Iran silent on reports of US cyberattack on weapons systems Iran warned the US against 'wrong behaviors' but made no mention of reports that Iranian military computers were the target of a cyberattack.        ...
18:00 2019-06-23

Erdogan Says He Will Meet With Trump to Resolve Weapons Disagreement The Turkish president, holding a rare meeting with international journalists, also said that he would accept the results of Istanbul’s mayoral election....
17:00 2019-06-20

Gun Owners In New Zealand Give Up Weapons After Mosque Killings Dozens of New Zealanders handed in their firearms today as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque......
16:00 2019-07-13

Italian police seize weapons, Nazi paraphernalia from three men Italian police have seized "an arsenal of military weapons" and Nazi paraphernalia from three men, one a former political candidate for an extreme right party....
04:52 2019-07-16

Wit And Charm Are Powerful Weapons In Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 While I was playing Vampire: The Masquerade Bloodlines 2’s demo at E3 last week, I was feeling pretty smug about bluffing my way through a problem. Then, the developer holding the controller hit the wrong button, and a fight broke out regardless....
01:13 2019-06-21

Germany exports weapons to Saudi-led alliance in 2019 The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place....
16:26 2019-06-16

North Korea Conducts Fifth Weapons Test Since July 25 North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off the country’s east coast early Saturday, Seoul officials said, a weapons test that came hours after President Trump expressed optimism about future nuclear talks that remain gridlocked....
00:52 2019-08-10

No Sanctions On Turkey "Right Now" Over Russian Weapons Purchase: Trump US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was not considering economic sanctions "right now" on Turkey after its major weapons purchase from Russia....
09:00 2019-07-19

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
20:52 2019-06-22

Future fighter jets will use AI-enabled weapons and sensors The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18....
20:26 2019-07-19

North Korea fires weapons again in possible pressure tactic South Korea says North Korea fired what appeared to short-range ballistic missiles twice into the sea in its third round of weapons tests in just over a week; increased activity seen as pressure tactic...
10:00 2019-08-02

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair gets over 3 years on weapons charges He’s quite the bawler. Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair landed three and a half years behind bars Monday on weapons raps — after suffering an emotional meltdown, crying and yelling, in Brooklyn court. “Please don’t take me from society right now,’’ said the onetime Abraham Lincoln HS star from Br...
02:52 2019-08-13

Kim expresses ‘great satisfaction’ over NKorea weapons tests North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of an unspecified new weapon, seen as an attempt to pressure Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear negotiations and their joint military exercises...
14:13 2019-08-17

Republican Finally Gives an Honest Answer About Why He Won't Ban Assault Weapons Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey came clean on Monday about why, exactly, he isn’t in favor of banning AR-15s and other military-style rifles, providing one of the first honest answers about why Republicans oppose changing the country’s gun laws....
20:13 2019-08-06

Ohio man who posted that AOC 'should be shot' arrested on weapons charges An Ohio man who posted to Facebook that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez "should be shot" was arrested Thursday on weapons charges, federal officials said....
03:52 2019-08-11

N. Korea says Kim supervised weapons tests, criticizes Seoul North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States...
09:00 2019-08-11

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass shootings, calls for an assault weapons ban have resurfaced. While this has led many Americans to cite...
09:00 2019-08-06

Sites of major US weapons tests now see wildlife flourishing From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife....
01:13 2019-08-19

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
04:26 2019-05-23

U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

How an assault weapons ban and impeachment are confounding House Democrats An assault weapons ban and impeachment are popular with the rank and file. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her leadership team must weigh more than public sentiment. And those other factors have persuaded them to move cautiously on both fronts....
06:52 2019-08-10

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
08:00 2019-08-13

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
11:00 2019-05-22

Trump: US has better weapons than the 'failed' Russian 'Skyfall' missile President Trump weighed in on a suspected failed missile explosion in northern Russia, noting U.S. technology is far superior to the "failed" weapon....
02:52 2019-08-13

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restrict the development of lethal autonomous weapons systems, or LAWS, as they are also known....
21:00 2019-05-21

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liquid propellant rocket engine at an arctic naval ran...
21:26 2019-08-12

Kim Jong Un supervised weapons tests: North Korea North Korea said Sunday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test-firings of an unspecified new weapons system, which extended a streak of launches that are seen as an attempt to build leverage ahead of negotiations with the United States while driving a wedge between Washington and Seoul....
05:26 2019-08-11

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of plastic crap for my kids, but somehow, it finds its ...
01:13 2019-06-20

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-seat sports car was built by Bill Tritt, a boat bui...
09:39 2019-07-21

Plastic Pollution Might Be Depriving Us of Oxygen The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is estimated to cause more than $13 billion in economi...
19:39 2019-06-20

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
21:39 2019-06-18

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’s juice bars and cafes will have to suck on flimsy...
14:39 2019-05-21

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack of easily available alternatives to everyday plast...
21:39 2019-07-14

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
18:52 2019-07-31

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:00 2019-07-12

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

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
14:52 2019-06-17

Sieren's China: Athens caught between Brussels and Beijing China has reason to celebrate the new business-friendly prime minister in Athens, Kyriakos Mitsotakis. But Greece can't ignore the European Union, even if it's increasingly dependent on China, says DW's Frank Sieren....
23:26 2019-07-11

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
18:13 2019-07-05

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his campaign says was a mistake of improper citations....
01:13 2019-06-05

Massive lobster caught in Bay of Fundy is largest of the year This humongous lobster battered the competition! The 20-pound monstrosity was the biggest caught in the Bay of Fundy in Canada this year, according to a Long Island seafood restaurant, which brought back the monster catch Tuesday. “Most of those guys are between 3 and 6 pounds. This one must b...
08:39 2019-08-08

Chess Grandmaster Caught Using His Phone While On The Toilet During A Tournament Latvian-Czech chess grandmaster Igors Rausis is reportedly under investigation after he was caught checking his phone while on the toilet in the middle of a tournament he was participating in. Rausis signed a declaration stating that the phone that investigators eventually found in a toilet stall wa...
20:26 2019-07-13

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfully catch and recover the nose cone fairings of it...
20:52 2019-06-27

Thomas caught up in nasty crash at end of Stage 1 - but given all-clear "Team Ineos confirmed that co-leader Geraint Thomas was involved in a dramatic crash in the closing moments of Stage 1 of the 2019 Tour de France – but is now “feeling fine”."...
00:26 2019-07-07

Florida alligators caught eating second corpse in a week For the second time in about a week, alligators have been found feeding on a human corpse in Florida, local papers reported. The most recent victim was 16-year-old Jarvis Deliford, whose severely decomposed body was found surrounded by alligators in a St. Petersburg-area lake on the Fourth of July. ...
14:39 2019-07-07

Masked burglar caught on camera breaking into bank ATM A man was caught on video breaking into an ATM inside a Queens bank Wednesday and allegedly stealing cash before running off, according to police and video obtained by The Post. The thief managed to slip inside the vestibule of TD Bank on Queens Boulevard near 41st Street in Sunnyside around 3:30 a....
19:39 2019-05-22

Five men caught trespassing on roof of Trump World Tower Five men were arrested after cops caught them on the roof of Trump World Tower in Midtown, police said Monday. The group was spotted on top of the 72-story residential building on United Nations Plaza just after 8:20 p.m. Sunday, cops said. The group was reportedly snapping photos while dangling the...
20:39 2019-08-12

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
00:39 2019-07-09

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying cans of gasoline last April is mentally unfit for trial. The attempted arson charges against Marc Lamparello, of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, will be put on hol...
08:00 2019-07-12

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. 42-year-old Julianito De Jesus Diaz from El Salvador was attempting to enter the US with a group of migrants he was apprehended by Border Patrol Agents. Record check...
00:26 2019-05-23

Russian Submarine That Caught Fire Was Nuclear-Powered A secret Russian military submarine that caught on fire earlier this week was nuclear-powered, the government said, amid criticism that authorities withheld information about the country’s deadliest naval accident in more than a decade....
14:13 2019-07-04

Domingo Santana Caught A Foul Ball And A Fan's Glove Not much is going right for the Mariners these days. Just this week, one player was hit by a pitch that lacerated his spleen while another fouled a ball off himself that ruptured his testicle. So it’s the least we can do to feature a Mariners highlight where no one’s internal organs explode....
21:52 2019-06-08

Here Are Some Ways Amazon's Practices Have Caught The Eye of Antitrust Regulators Lately, there’s been a lot of antitrust chatter surrounding the big five tech giants. Earlier this month, Apple was under the microscope for its strict control over the App Store. This week, it looks like it’s Amazon’s turn. According to recent reports from the Washington Post and Vox, it looks like...
19:13 2019-06-05

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
13:39 2019-06-18

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets are often civilian facilities....
03:26 2019-06-18

Suspect with man bun caught on camera stomping cyclist at bus stop A thug with a man bun stomped a 65-year-old cyclist unconscious — and then stole his bike during a heinous, caught-on-video attack in California. Bus dashcam video released by local police captures the Wednesday morning attack as it unfolds at Beach Boulevard and Orangethorpe Avenue in Buena ...
20:13 2019-06-14

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security systems uncovered a URL spreading the cryptocurrency...
15:52 2019-06-13

Man arrested after he’s caught on a stranger’s couch and refuses to leave An Ohio man faces charges after he entered a stranger’s home and refused to get up from their couch, the Morning Journal reported. Steven Bermudez-Martinez, 19, was discovered around 6:45 a.m. Sunday in Elyria by the homeowner, who called 911 when the alleged intruder wouldn’t budge, pol...
20:13 2019-08-20

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove the screen. At last, the man grabs a glass bottle...
21:52 2019-06-11

137 children aged 10 and 11 caught with knives in London schools More than 130 children aged 10 and 11 have been caught with knives or used them to commit violence in London schools in the past four years, the Standard can reveal....
04:26 2019-06-11

Seniors caught hooking up in Connecticut conservation area Connecticut residents have turned a wooded conservation area in Fairfield into their own sexual playground — with cops catching multiple people hooking up in the open space, including a pair of 80-somethings. The public escapades went down last week in the Grace Richardson Conservation Area, accordi...
01:52 2019-08-21

New Volkswagen Ad Campaign Is a U-Turn for a Company Caught Cheating A marketing push hatched by the firm that makes ads for Adidas and Google zooms past contrition on its way toward a greener future for the world’s largest automaker....
10:52 2019-06-05

New Porsche Panamera 2020 facelift caught on camera News 15 Aug, 2019 An updated version of the Porsche Panamera has been snapped during its road assessment, sporting a mild design update...
19:00 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

CNN backs Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation CNN says it completely supports anchor Chris Cuomo after video surfaced of him threatening to push a man down some stairs during a confrontation after the man apparently called him “Fredo,” in a seeming reference to the “Godfather” movies...
15:39 2019-08-13

FA furious after US officials are caught in England’s World Cup hotel • US manager, Jill Ellis, says they were scouting base for final• England officials would never do that, says Phil NevilleAn extraordinary “spygate” row has broken out at the Women’s World Cup after undercover US team officials were caught wandering into private rooms at England’s hotel while Phil N...
23:52 2019-06-30

Caught On Camera: Massive Landslide Sweeps Cars Away A powerful landslide was captured by CCTV cameras in Wuping, in east China's Fujian province. The terrifying video shows the force of the landslide easily sweep away a row of cars parked on a road....
13:39 2019-06-14

Bank armed robbery suspect caught, police say Francisco Ivan Taddei / Courtesy: Tucson Police Department TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect in connection to an armed robbery incident at U.S. Bank Branch earlier this week. Police identified the suspect as 34-year-old Francisco Ivan Taddei. The armed robbery...
19:00 2019-08-14

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
18:52 2019-05-21

Mayor caught whispering profanities during call to audience Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild TUCSON – Mayor Jonathan Rothschild was recorded whispering profanities twice during the council meeting’s call to the audience on Tuesday. Rothschild opened the call to the audience with a disclaimer that is also printed on speaker cards and the council agenda. “The ...
01:01 2019-06-21

Huawei Mate 30 Pro caught on camera with a very curvy screen We may have just had our first look at the Huawei Mate 30 Pro in the flesh, as two photos seemingly show the phone from the front and back.The images were shared to Weibo (a Chinese social network) and show a phone that looks a lot like the rumored Huawei Mate 30 Pro. A case obscures many of the det...
13:00 2019-08-16

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system. ...
06:39 2019-06-20

Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had just handed off a bag of grub to a 23-year-old customer around 4:45 p.m. June 13 when the hungry clien...
00:00 2019-06-20

Millions of Americans drive stoned and don’t care about getting caught Drivers are going up in smoke! Millions of Americans get behind the wheel while high from smoking marijuana, a study released on Wednesday said. An estimated 14.8 million Americans said they’ve driven while high at least once in the past month and nearly 70 percent believe they won’t get...
00:00 2019-06-20

22 caught in Michigan sting targeting child sex solicitation Authorities in Michigan say they've arrested 22 people as part of an online child sex sting targeting suspects who are accused of soliciting sex with children....
20:39 2019-06-10

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told she needed to leave immediately. As she lay on the sofa, confused, Sally saw her employer standing ove...
08:52 2019-07-22

Alleged Subway Brake-Puller Supervillain Has Been Caught A suspect has been arrested in the subway brake-puller case, according to NBC New York and confirmed by Jalopnik. The brake-puller, whose actions were first reported by Jalopnik on Wednesday, has delayed at least 750 trains over recent months with reckless and infuriating behavior....
15:13 2019-05-24

Austrian politician “ashamed” of behavior caught on video BERLIN (AP) — Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he’s ashamed of his behavior. Strache’s lawyer released a statement Friday in which his client condemned the video s...
14:39 2019-05-24

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior....
16:39 2019-05-24

Caught Up in the College Admissions Scandal: Stanford’s Boathouse A sailing coach pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the cheating and bribery scheme. A rowing coach was fired, but the university won’t say why....
03:13 2019-07-18

Caught On Camera: Toddler Survives Six-Storey Fall A three-year-old boy has survived a fall from a sixth-floor balcony in southwest China after neighbours caught him with a large blanket, according to state media....
13:00 2019-08-01

Dad claims he caught Uber driver raping his daughter A father claims he caught an Uber driver raping his daughter after he tracked her on a new app when she didn’t come home. The horrified dad allegedly found his 25-year-old daughter being attacked in the backseat of the ride-share car in Baltimore, Maryland. According to CBS, the dad exchanged ...
02:52 2019-06-08

44 years. 41 molestation allegations. How the past caught up to a former Olympian A 13-month reporting effort by Outside the Lines uncovered 41 allegations of molestation against Conrad Mainwaring, a 1976 Olympian and former coach of a two-time gold medalist....
21:26 2019-08-01

Albino panda caught on camera in China in world first Incredibly rare animal is photographed by camera trap in the forests of Sichuan province A nature reserve in China has captured what is believed to be the world’s first image of an albino panda.The Wolong national nature reserve in the south-western province of Sichuan released a photo taken in Apri...
10:01 2019-05-28

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Why 2012 London Olympics drug cheats are still being caught Retrospective testing means athletes cannot breathe easily for a decade, but the system is flawedWhen two swimmers refused to acknowledge victories by Chinese swimmer Sun Yang at the last month’s world swimming championships, the very public protests riveted the swimming world and cast a spotlight (...
17:39 2019-08-07

Chicago alligator ‘Chance the Snapper’ has finally been caught Chicago’s wayward alligator, Chance the Snapper was finally captured early Tuesday after spending a week on the lam, hooked by a “gator whisperer” from Florida — who used a regular fishing rod and reel to get the job done. The 5-foot-3 reptile that captured the Windy CityR...
20:39 2019-07-16

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
22:00 2019-07-05

North Korea cyberattacks generate $2 billion for weapons program North Korea has been supporting its weapons program using sophisticated cyberattacks to hack banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. The attacks are reportedly getting more sophisticated and harder to trace....
05:52 2019-08-06

5 Russians Killed In Missile Test Blast Were Working On "New Weapons" Russia's nuclear agency chief on Monday confirmed that five scientists killed last week were developing "new weapons" and vowed to continue testing "until the end", despite the explosion....
19:52 2019-08-12

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
13:52 2019-06-19

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overturned the state’s ban on high-capacity magazines.  ...
04:39 2019-08-17

House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
03:13 2019-07-18

U.S. House rejects Saudi weapons sales; Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives backed resolutions on Wednesday to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending them to the White House, where President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
04:13 2019-07-18

US House rejects Saudi weapons sales, Trump to veto The U.S. House of Representatives passed three resolutions on Wednesday, which would block the sale of precision-guided munitions and related equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump has promised a veto....
09:52 2019-07-18

North Korea Launches Fourth Weapons Test in 13 Days North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Tuesday, Seoul officials said, the latest weapons test to challenge both the U.S. positioning in stalled nuclear negotiations and its tolerance for such provocations....
05:26 2019-08-06

Swedish fund AP2 ditches tobacco and nuclear weapons investments Sweden's AP2, one of the country's five main national pension funds, will no longer invest in tobacco and nuclear weapons-linked stocks, in a move it said on Tuesday deepened its commitment to......
04:39 2019-06-05

Naturalized U.S. citizen charged with becoming ISIS sniper and weapons instructor A 42-year-old Brooklyn, New York man has been charged with providing and attempting to provide material support – including training, services and personnel – to ISIS in Syria, the Department of Justice announced Friday after unsealing a criminal complaint in Brooklyn federal court....
20:52 2019-07-19

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
08:52 2019-05-28

Walmart says assault weapons ban should be discussed in the wake of mass shootings Walmart says there should be debate around reviving an assault weapons ban. Its comments come as it touts strong earnings in the second quarter       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the State Department said on Tuesday, warning that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
03:39 2019-05-22

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly and appropriately" if this were proven....
04:52 2019-05-22

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technologies.  ...
15:13 2019-06-04

Missouri man says Walmart weapons incident was 'not a hate-inspired act': report The self-described Second Amendment advocate who authorities say walked into a Walmart store in Missouri last week, wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons, reportedly admits his timing was bad given the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio....
13:26 2019-08-16

New Zealanders hand over 10,000-plus guns and weapons parts in buy-back scheme New Zealanders have handed over more than 10,000 guns, weapons parts and accessories in the first week of a buy-back scheme prompted by the country's worst peacetime mass shooting, police figures released on Sunday show....
12:00 2019-07-21

Blasts from Iraqi militia weapons depot kill one, injure 29 A large fire broke out on Monday at a weapons depot run by an Iraqi militia group, causing explosions heard across Baghdad, killing one person and injuring 29 others, authorities said....
11:13 2019-08-13

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes using nuclear weapons could “create conditions for decisive results and the restoration of strategic stability”, according to a new nuclear doctrine ad...
01:39 2019-06-20

Touring Karts brings an eccentric mix of weapons and drinks to VR racing Touring Karts will feature 22 separate tracks, 45 power-ups, and 30 different karts for PlayStation VR, Windows Mixed Reality, Oculus, and Vive platforms.Read More...
05:00 2019-06-24

U.S. lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales Members of the U.S. Congress, including some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, are preparing legislation seeking to block his plan for $8 billion in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan, congressional aides and lawmakers said on Tuesda...
03:00 2019-06-05

Lockheed contracted for weapons system changes on Navy's future frigate Lockheed Martin received a contract to redesign the AEGIS Weapons System for the U.S. Navy's future Guided Missile Frigate under a $15.7 million contract that runs through Sept. 2021....
20:13 2019-07-23

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered traces of what could be a byproduct of a nerve agent or poison gas...
14:39 2019-07-09

Trump brushes off North Korea's launch of 'some small weapons' President says recent missile tests bother some people, but not him, and praises regime for calling Joe Biden ‘a fool of low IQ’Donald Trump has dismissed concerns about North Korea’s recent missile tests, calling them “small weapons”, a day after his national security adviser said there was no doub...
06:01 2019-05-26

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
14:39 2019-06-13

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
15:00 2019-05-21

Bill Clinton joins push to revive assault weapons ban Former President Bill Clinton, who signed a law banning assault weapons in 1994, said congressional lawmakers would have the support of voters if they took action once again to outlaw military-style rifles. Noting how the gun lobby routinely repeats how Democrats lost seats in the 1994 midterm elect...
01:00 2019-08-09

U.S. Plans More Than $2 Billion in Weapons Sales to Taiwan, Angering Beijing The U.S. is planning a new effort to help the Taiwanese government upgrade its military by allowing Taipei to buy billions of dollars’ worth of weapons systems, possibly including more than 100 tanks—a move that has already drawn criticism from Beijing....
04:26 2019-06-07

Trump administration may use loophole to sell Saudi Arabia weapons The Trump administration is reportedly considering using a legislative loophole to sell billions of dollars worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior officials are pushing a plan in which President Trump would utilize a provision...
08:39 2019-05-24

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
13:13 2019-06-12

New Jersey man charged with hoarding weapons and racist propaganda due in court A New Jersey man charged with possessing an arsenal of weapons as well as methamphetamine and racist propaganda is due to appear in federal court on Tuesday, U.S. prosecutors said....
01:26 2019-08-21

Italian arrests linked to neo-fascists after stash of weapons uncovered Police detain three including man who stood as candidate for Forza Nuova party in 2001Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, material featuring Nazi symbols, and a three-metr...
19:52 2019-07-15

New Air Force facility to protect weapons systems from cyber threats The Air Force's newest cyber defense facility at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, part of the branch's Cyber Resiliency Office for Weapons Systems program, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
20:52 2019-07-15

McConnell, military mark start of chemical weapons removal RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says deadly chemical weapons held for decades in central Kentucky will soon be sent to “the ash heap of history.” McConnell, military leaders and Gov. Matt Bevin were in Richmond on Wednesday to ceremonially mark the beginning o...
19:52 2019-05-29

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
22:52 2019-06-07

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
02:52 2019-08-03

UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley arrested on DWI, marijuana, weapons charges UTEP quarterback Kai Locksley was accused of driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, terroristic threat and unlawful carrying of a weapon.       ...
01:00 2019-06-09

North Korea has stolen $2B through cyberattacks to fund weapons: UN report The experts said North Korea “used cyberspace to launch increasingly sophisticated attacks to steal funds from financial institutions and cryptocurrency exchanges to generate income.” They also used cyberspace to launder the stolen money, the report said....
04:00 2019-08-08

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
03:13 2019-05-29

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and drug charges. Federal prosecutors say Richard Jones is charged in a five-count indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury. He is charged with posse...
09:26 2019-05-25

Senate sets vote on Trump's Saudi weapons vetoes The U.S. Senate will vote within days on whether to override President Donald Trump's vetoes of legislation to block the sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-07-25

N Korea Took $2 Billion In Cyberattacks To Fund Weapons Programme: Report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency......
05:00 2019-08-06

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis Saudi Arabia inside Yemen, with U.S. weaponry in th...
15:00 2019-06-14

Germany records significant drop in weapons exports in 2018 The annual Weapons Export Report registered a 23% drop compared with 2017 according to media sources. The government says the decrease is a sign of Germany's "restrictive and responsible weapons export policy."...
03:52 2019-06-14

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
20:26 2019-06-13

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alleged attacks during the country's civil war, including in the town of Douma, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters....
18:26 2019-07-10

NKorea floats idea of lifting weapons test freeze North Korea says it is rethinking whether to abide by its moratorium on nuclear and missile tests and other steps aimed at improving ties with the US. The statement blames upcoming regular US-South Korean military drills. (July 16)        ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boosting teacher pay and reducing the funding gap between wealthy and low-income public schools....
00:26 2019-05-29

Trump says not disturbed that North Korea has 'fired off some small weapons' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dismissed concerns about recent missile launches from North Korea and said he was confident that the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, would keep promises that he had made....
01:13 2019-05-26

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
21:39 2019-06-06

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through its fantastical rooms, designed by MIT architects ...
11:26 2019-06-21

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the answer – by using the detritus of domestic life to ...
22:52 2019-07-20

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
15:26 2019-06-13

Your pictures: share your photos on the theme of ‘plastic' Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to see your pictures on the theme ‘plastic’The next theme for our weekly photography assignment, published in print in the Observer New Review is ‘plastic’.Share your photos of what plastic means to you – and tell us about your image in the descript...
14:39 2019-06-16

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00 2019-06-05

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
02:00 2019-06-11

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental, becoming the first big brand to act....
17:39 2019-07-31

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. This, however, may take away from their look and fe...
17:26 2019-05-21

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
14:00 2019-06-16

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
17:52 2019-06-13

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain BPA? I buy glass jars of organic beans/chickpeas/ch...
18:39 2019-06-27

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
08:00 2019-05-22

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
10:39 2019-07-05

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
20:13 2019-06-29

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister of energy, technology, science, climate change and ...
12:26 2019-05-22

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also began selling Trump-branded plastic straws, which so...
23:39 2019-07-19

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
20:39 2019-06-30

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
04:52 2019-08-12

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
12:26 2019-08-12

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
13:39 2019-08-09

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made its way to some of the most remote parts of the co...
15:52 2019-08-14

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
07:26 2019-07-20

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic waste after China banned its import last year. 'We...
18:00 2019-05-29

Democratic Debates, Day 1: Elizabeth Warren Came to Detroit and Caught a Body DETROIT—Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was supposed to come to Detroit and prove to this mostly black city why its residents should trust her with their votes. She was supposed to present a vision of economic hope that would convince black women here, who are often impoverished heads of households ...
19:39 2019-07-31

Sporting expression 'caught fire' takes on literal meaning The sporting expression "caught fire" took on a literal meaning on Sunday as several players at the BMW Championship, including Phil Mickelson, were affected by a fire at their hotel....
02:52 2019-08-19

'You can feel this surge': how France has caught Women's World Cup fever Whether at the stadiums or in front of the television, enthusiasm for the host team is exceeding expectationsFrance has seen a huge surge in enthusiasm for women’s football, with TV viewing figures for the World Cup double what was predicted, national-team games packing stadiums, France shirts selli...
22:00 2019-06-16

Canada Serial Killer Nurse Was Caught Only Because Of Confession: Probe Elizabeth Wettlaufer arrived for her first day of work as a nurse at the Meadow Park nursing home in 2014 with glowing references. She was well liked, they said, a "good worker" who "loved to mentor......
05:52 2019-08-01

Caught in Trump migration bind, Guatemala elects new president Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
23:00 2019-08-11

NYC public schools caught tossing books, unused supplies Upper West Side parents are being asked to pony up nearly $100 for classroom supplies like glue sticks, Crayons and washable markers — staples they could find by looking in the trash outside their kids’ schools. Dunces at PS 166 threw away the very items they now want parents to buy, some of them ne...
05:26 2019-08-18

New Acland coalmine caught drilling illegally at 27 sites – and fined just $3,152 Exclusive: Queensland authorities believed penalty – a 20th of the maximum for a single infringement – would serve as a deterrentOne of Australia’s most contentious coalmines, New Acland, was caught drilling 27 illegal bores last year and fined $3,152 by the Queensland government, a figure an enviro...
18:39 2019-07-31

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating in bathroom during tournament A Latvian-Czech chess phenom whose legitimacy has long been questioned was allegedly caught cheating inside a bathroom during a tournament in France this week....
04:26 2019-07-14

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

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
02:52 2019-06-17

Man who took upskirt images at a wedding was caught trying to take photos of woman on London Eye A hospital administrator who took upskirt pictures at a wedding was caught out when he tried to prey on a woman on a day out with her boyfriend at the London Eye, a court heard....
19:39 2019-08-09

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening from Florida, and successfully delivered a large, 6.5-ton communications satellite to geostationary ...
02:52 2019-08-07

Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida Florida alligators are showing their true flexibility and range -- social media has caught one climbing a fence and another swimming in a flooded road....
17:52 2019-08-19

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-Ju...
05:52 2019-07-12

Farmers and ranchers caught in the middle of Trump’s trade wars The past few years have been trying times for America’s farmers and ranchers. As President Trump’s trade war with China drags on with no end in sight, the outlook for the American agricultural sector, deeply dependent on expanded market access abroad, gets ever bleaker....
13:52 2019-08-19

Christian Benteke facing driving ban after being caught speeding twice in two months Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke is facing a possible driving ban on the eve of the new Premier League season after he was caught speeding twice in two months....
08:13 2019-08-01

Chinese Auditors Are on the Hook After Clients Are Caught Cooking the Books An accounting scandal has disrupted dozens of initial public offerings and other fundraising plans in China, intensifying investor concerns about the amount of trust they can place in audited financial results in the country....
17:26 2019-08-02

Huawei Ban Puts S Korea in a Familiar Place: Caught Between US and China The campaign against Huawei, and the broader US-China trade war, have landed export-driven South Korea in a familiar bind, caught between its crucial security ally and biggest trading partner....
04:39 2019-05-30

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

Chess grandmaster allegedly caught cheating on toilet during tournament A rising chess star was caught allegedly cheating in a bathroom during a tournament in France this week — apparently confirming months of speculation about his meteoric rise to “super” grandmaster, the game’s governing body said. Latvian-Czech player Igors Rausis, 58, was suspended after an e...
22:39 2019-07-13

Pop fly bounces off Korean League shortstop’s head, caught by teammate This is taking the term heads-up play to a whole new level. Shortstop Bon-Ki of the South Korean baseball team Lotte Giants struggled to corral a fly ball hit to shallow left field in the eighth inning of a tie game in Wednesday’s matchup against the Hanwha Eagles, and the ball struck him squa...
09:39 2019-06-07

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
11:52 2019-08-19

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
15:26 2019-05-31

Why the Trump White House Is Caught Up in the Jeffrey Epstein Scandal In the years since Mr. Epstein was first accused of sexually abusing minors, one of Mr. Trump’s Cabinet officials has been accused of letting him off easy....
00:26 2019-07-08

Dog sitter caught walking around naked, kissing boyfriend on puppy cam A California pet sitter hired through embattled dog-walking app Wag was caught on a pooch cam sitting naked in the client’s home and getting hot-and-heavy with her boyfriend, according to a report. Dog owner Rosie Brown of South Bay booked 26-year-old Casey Brengle through Wag– which in the Bi...
18:00 2019-05-21

First whales caught as Japan resumes commercial hunt after 30 years A small Japanese fleet caught their first whales on Monday in Japan's first commercial hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
17:52 2019-07-01

Man fired after he’s caught peeing on young cancer victim’s memorial A New Jersey man caught on camera allegedly urinating on a memorial for a 9-year-old cancer victim has been fired from his job by his own dad — as he issued an apology for the “big mistake I made,” according to reports. Bruce Bellace said he had no choice but to can his 23-year-old son,......
18:00 2019-05-21

UK politician caught on video ‘assaulting’ protester at black-tie event A British politician is under investigation for manhandling a Greenpeace activist during a black-tie event in London, according to reports. Mark Field, a Foreign Office minister, has been suspended for grabbing the protester, Janet Barker, Thursday night in a confrontation that was caught on video, ...
17:00 2019-06-21

‘Invasion’ of land crabs at Florida home caught on video It was “the invasion of the land crabs.” That’s how one Florida homeowner described an influx of the crustacean seeking refuge at his house in Port St. Lucie last week. “Oh my goodness, I saw all those crabs and I said, ‘Wow!'” Dan Scovern told WPTV on Friday of t...
22:26 2019-07-15

Caught in the Middle of #MeToo: Unions That Represent Accusers and Accused From the shop floors of factories to ballet’s grandest stages, unions are rethinking how they balance their responsibilities in sexual harassment cases....
15:00 2019-05-21

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
17:26 2019-06-28

Reputed Brooklyn gangster out on ‘diversion’ plea deal caught with gun A reputed Brooklyn gangster who is awaiting sentencing for gun possession was caught red-handed with a loaded pistol — less than a month after scoring a “diversion” plea deal to avoid prison, The Post has learned....
09:52 2019-05-28

Idiotic Yellowstone tourist caught petting bison on video Weeks before an agitated bison charged a 9-year-old in Yellowstone National Park, a jackass visitor was filmed petting one of the massive beasts, disturbing video shows. The man — seen in footage reaching over a fence to pet the animal on the head — was lambasted by park officials Wedne...
18:39 2019-08-08

Opinion: Georgia caught up in Russia's geopolitical power struggle Georgia is in turmoil. Hundreds of people were injured in protests earlier this week in Tbilisi, and the parliamentary speaker was forced to resign. A veritable political crisis might be looming, says Christian Trippe....
18:00 2019-06-23

Officer traveling with Brazil President to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
21:52 2019-06-27

Suspended MTA official caught parked in crosswalk by Post reporter An MTA supervisor who was recently suspended for running a side business on state time spent part of his Monday workday on a meandering shopping break in which he parked in a crosswalk and asked The Post to report that he was at the office. Gustavo Espinal strolled out of the NYC Transit Central Ele...
10:13 2019-07-23

Iran-linked terrorists caught stockpiling explosives in London Just months after signing on to the Iran nuclear deal, authorities in London reportedly discovered that an Iran-linked group was stockpiling tons of the same explosive used in the Oklahoma City bombing....
19:39 2019-06-10

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

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

Kentucky man caught flesh-eating bacteria on camping trip A Kentucky man says he contracted flesh-eating bacteria during a camping trip — and is still recovering from the severe infection nearly two months later, according to a report. Jonathan Metcalf, of Lancaster, took a Memorial Day weekend trip with his family to the Green River, where he went swimmin...
19:39 2019-07-18

Rare All-White Albino Panda Caught On Camera In China A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild pandas in the region, state media reported....
22:39 2019-05-26

Knife-wielding crook caught on camera swiping $3K from Walgreens A knife-wielding crook dressed as a construction worker was caught on video beating a worker as he robbed $3,000 from the pharmacy at a Bronx Walgreens, police said. The thief walked into a restricted area of the store at East 161st Street and River Avenue and knocked on the door to the back office ...
23:39 2019-07-18

City Council staffer caught in the act abusing parking placard The Brooklyn pol is the sponsor of three pending council bills proposing crackdowns on the placards, which ballooned from 67,297 in 2008 to 121,000 this year....
02:39 2019-07-15

Watch: Dwight Gooden’s latest DUI bust caught on camera The fallen former pitching great holds what looks like a water bottle and an extra T-shirt as he shuffles along to a waiting ambulance after being accused of driving the wrong way on a one-way street in the city's Ironbound district....
05:26 2019-07-24

Niko Kovac: Caught in the trap of Bayern Munich's expectations Though Niko Kovac has led Bayern Munich to the Bundesliga title, his long-term prospects are anything but secure. The Croatian, in his first year at Bayern, has both supporters and detractors in high places at the club....
14:39 2019-05-21

UN Chief's Report On Children Caught In Violence "Selective", Says India India has strongly expressed its disappointment over UN chief Antonio Guterres, in his recent report, including situations in India that are neither armed conflicts nor a threat to international......
11:26 2019-08-03

Amazon delivery driver caught pooping in customer’s garden Special delivery? Amazon has issued an apology to a customer in the UK after a delivery driver was caught on video defecating in her garden. The footage shows a man wearing a bright yellow vest popping a squat behind a wooden fence on the Wiltshire property of Rebekah Eleanor Read, who posted the se...
18:00 2019-07-23

Two-year-old girl is caught after falling from window in Turkey – video A teenager catches a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second-floor window in Istanbul, Turkey. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, who was working nearby, says he was walking down the road when he saw a girl hanging from a window. 'I walked closer to her, and she fell. I held on to her' Continue reading......
18:39 2019-06-27

North Korean Weapons Tests Sharpen Abilities to Fend Off a U.S.-Led Attack North Korea’s recent weapons tests are widely seen as a means to pressure the U.S. to offer concessions when talks resume, but they also allow Pyongyang to keep advancing its weapons program....
15:26 2019-08-01

Hackers can turn headphones into ‘acoustic weapons,’ cybersecurity expert warns Speakers on your phone, computer and other internet-connected devices could be hacked and used to wreak havoc on your eardrums, warns a new investigation. A cybersecurity expert claims to have conducted a malware test that found everyday items like headphones could be turned into “acoustic wea...
01:52 2019-08-14

North Korea floats idea of lifting weapons test moratorium The Foreign Ministry’s statement appears aimed at applying more pressure on the U.S. as the two countries attempt to resume nuclear diplomacy.        ...
13:52 2019-07-16

Chemical Weapons Destruction Begins At Blue Grass Army Depot RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials with the Blue Grass Army Depot confirmed Wednesday the successful destruction of the first mustard agent-filled munition at the facility in Madison County. More than 500 tons of chemical weapons have been idling at the depot, stored in rockets and missiles, si...
02:52 2019-06-13

Italian police detain 3 men, seize missile, weapons, Nazi memorabilia Three men were detained in northern Italy after police uncovered a stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols, officials said Monday....
18:00 2019-07-16

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

Man held in David Ortiz shooting charged with drug, weapons offenses A man being held in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting and serious wounding of retired Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was charged in New Jersey on Thursday with drug and weapons violations in an unrelated case, the U.S. Justice Department said....
03:26 2019-06-21

North Korean nuclear scientist promoted after test of 'new weapons system' A North Korean nuclear scientist is emerging as a major player in the regime following the successful launches of short-range missiles across multiple tests....
20:52 2019-08-13

Navy improves helicopter-fired laser weapons to counter mines The Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place -- and no longer rely purely upon more narrowly configured, mechanized or towed mine detection ...
17:52 2019-07-23

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
18:52 2019-06-27

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch....
03:13 2019-06-20

Naval weapons base near quakes' epicenter closed for safety inspections As Southern California dealt with the impact of Friday evening’s magnitude-7.1 earthquake, an important U.S. Navy facility near the quake’s epicenter was still dealing with the impact of Thursday’s 6.4 temblor in the area....
07:13 2019-07-06

Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of bombing, mayor calls for weapons ban The U.S. attack on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, killed 140,000 people. The bomb dropped three days later on Nagasaki killed another 70,000 before Japan’s surrender ended World War II....
12:52 2019-08-06

To protect its satellites, France outlines ambitious space-weapons program Enlarge / Florence Parly is the French defense minister. (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images) After French President Emmanuel Macron called for a space high command to protect his nation's satellites earlier this month, military officials on Thursday released their plans in more detail. As r...
20:26 2019-07-31

German biathlon ex-coach fights to get weapons back after extremism accusation Andreas Stitzl had his gun license revoked after German authorities strongly suspected he was part of the far-right Reichsbürger movement. The former biathlon coach has denied the claim and is demanding his guns back....
22:00 2019-07-10

House orders Pentagon to reveal whether it turned ticks into biological weapons House lawmakers passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) last week that ordered the Pentagon to reveal whether the U.S. military made ticks into biological weapons.  ...
18:39 2019-07-17

House orders Pentagon to reveal if it turned ticks into biological weapons The US House of Representatives ordered a probe into whether the Pentagon tried to use ticks and other bugs as biological weapons over a 25-year period. Lawmakers passed an amendment last week that calls on the Department of Defense’s inspector general to investigate. Text of the amendment, which wa...
18:13 2019-07-17

| Mozambique urges opposition fighters to hand in weapons or risk being 'hunted down' More than 5 200 Renamo fighters are expected to surrender their weapons to the government as one of the conditions for upholding a landmark peace deal....
12:13 2019-08-03

Illegal immigrant charged in 3 DUI deaths now also facing weapons counts, authorities say An illegal immigrant from Mexico, charged with being drunk and crashing his vehicle into a mobile home in California last month, killing a couple and their 10-year-old son, now also faces federal weapons charges, authorities said....
11:26 2019-06-14

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
07:00 2019-07-17

North Korea took $2 billion in cyberattacks to fund weapons program: U.N. report North Korea has generated an estimated $2 billion for its weapons of mass destruction programs using "widespread and increasingly sophisticated" cyberattacks to steal from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a confidential U.N. report seen by Reuters on Monday....
08:13 2019-08-06

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make sarin gas — a nerve agent repeatedly used in Syria's devastating war....
04:39 2019-06-28

The Trump Administration May Bypass Congress to Export Weapons to Gulf States The White House may bypass Congress to export billions of dollars of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates that are now on hold. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other officials are pushing for the enacting of an emergency provision which would give President Trump the power to stop...
08:13 2019-05-24

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiations said, in a move likely to anger China as a trade war between the world's two biggest economies escalates....
23:26 2019-06-05

"North Korea Mass Destruction Weapons Program Violates UN Resolution": US The US State Department said Tuesday that North Korea's overall program of weapons of mass destruction violated UN resolutions, after President Donald Trump brushed off recent missile launches....
06:39 2019-05-29

Domestic violence call leads to weapons stash bust in Queens Cops uncovered a stash of weapons — including an Uzi submachine gun — from a Queens home when they responded to a domestic violence call this week, police said. Officers were responding to a domestic assault at 39-year-old Gabriel Smith’s Jamaica home at 97th Avenue near 147th Place on W...
07:39 2019-06-02

As nuclear weapons risk escalates, debate grows about 'vintage' US arsenal The threat of nuclear weapons being deployed is now at its highest point since the conclusion the World War ll, a top United Nations security expert cautioned this week, calling the matter an “urgent” one that requires global attention....
21:39 2019-05-23

Trump administration considering new weapons sales to Saudis despite lawmakers' objections If Trump approves the weapons sale to the Saudis – potentially billions of dollars in U.S.-made arms – it would spark a fierce backlash from lawmakers in both parties.        ...
11:52 2019-05-24

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
01:39 2019-05-24

Trump administration used loophole to sell $7B worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia The Trump administration used an emergency loophole in an arms control export law to kickstart $7 billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision on Friday. The move bypasses normal congressional review of arms sales, according to AP. Pompeo cited...
18:52 2019-05-25

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plastic particles are currently being found in the Rocky Mountains. Plastic shards, beads, and fibers were identified in more than 90% of rainwater samples...
20:39 2019-08-14

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
18:26 2019-05-30

Plastic bags are killing horses, cows in Texas Municipalities across the country have enacted regulations to curtail the use of plastic bags, which can suffocate and cause fatal digestion blockages in livestock and wild animals. But not in Texas....
21:26 2019-08-14

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics often look like seagrass to the turtles, a staple of their diets....
02:26 2019-08-10

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
19:39 2019-05-22

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
23:13 2019-05-31

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-10

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
21:39 2019-07-17

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East West Market in Vancouver announced the campaign in...
11:52 2019-06-13

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints. The voluntary recall was launched out of an abundance of caution. It says the sauces, produced earlier this mon...
22:13 2019-06-17

Shoppers' use of plastic bags in England continues to fall Sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of the 5p charge, according to new figures. Sales of single-use bags by all large retailers in 2018/2019 slumped b...
18:39 2019-07-31

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
20:13 2019-08-14

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canals in England and Wales, according to new research which also reveals that more than half a million plastic items reach the oceans every year from the ...
08:52 2019-06-05

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
15:00 2019-05-21

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
09:13 2019-07-05

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
23:52 2019-06-01

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down....
06:26 2019-07-13

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the crowds for helping to reduce the use of plastic at t...
17:26 2019-06-30

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
19:39 2019-05-21

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and breathing in a lot of plastic, finds a new analysis...
18:26 2019-06-06

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world’s oceans firsthand. “I’ve been going to some places fairly frequently for the last 15 or so years,” he said, “and the prev...
15:52 2019-08-16

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult"....
15:00 2019-07-09

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled due to plastic in packaging HORSHAM, Pa. — One flavor of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies is being recalled due to the potential presence of blue plastic pieces in individual packaging pouches. Bimbo Bakeries USA, the Horsham, Pennsylvania-based owner of Entenmann’s, says all of the five-pack, mini chocolate chip co...
07:26 2019-08-03

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
01:00 2019-06-28

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, and our environment. They are also among the most p...
21:13 2019-06-27

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the press as he made his way to board a helicopter that w...
05:52 2019-07-20

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend. When the whale was cut open, multiple bits of pla...
23:52 2019-05-22

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws -- the day after his reelection campaign manager......
03:52 2019-07-20

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
03:52 2019-06-08

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
14:39 2019-05-21

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per packet....
18:52 2019-06-27

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
21:26 2019-05-22

Select Ragú Pasta Sauces Recalled Because They May Contain Plastic (CNN)– The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company said. Mizkan America said Saturday it has no reports of injuries or complaints, and was launching the recall voluntarily “out of an abundance of...
14:13 2019-06-17

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world’s trash. The country’s environment minister said 83 shipping containers of garbage were foun...
09:00 2019-07-18

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a certain age are shelling out for what some expert...
15:52 2019-06-13

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability....
14:26 2019-07-18

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goalIt’s a familiar scene: y...
17:13 2019-06-17

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
02:39 2019-07-21

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goa...
09:26 2019-06-17

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
09:13 2019-06-28

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
19:13 2019-05-21

Thailand's 'sweetheart' dugong dies with plastic in stomach Vets say plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet star after being rescued in Thailand in April, has died.Veterinarians caring for the dugong off the island of Koh Libong, in south Thailand’s Trang pr...
07:52 2019-08-17

Toronto police lay charges against woman after racist tirade caught on video The 24-second video was posted on Instagram and Reddit by Farhan Rana Monday afternoon. In it, a woman can be seen holding a white sign with the words “VOTE ANDREW SCHEER” painted in black....
12:00 2019-08-13

China Pressures Business Over Hong Kong. Workers Get Caught in the Middle. Beijing wants global companies to back its power over the city, even as their workers join protests calling for greater say in the fate of their home....
21:13 2019-08-18

Wanted Tennessee inmate was caught after being spotted rifling through strangers' refrigerator A Tennessee convict who sparked a five-day manhunt following his prison escape and alleged murder of a correctional administrator last week was captured after home surveillance video caught him rifling through a refrigerator at the home of a couple of strangers, investigators and the pair said Sunda...
04:13 2019-08-12

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

Chris Cuomo caught on video flying into rage after man calls him ‘Fredo’ If he calls Chris Cuomo that again, he could be sleeping with the fishes. The CNN anchor was caught on video flying into an abject rage at a man for calling him “Fredo” — an apparent insult referencing Fredo Corleone, the weak, dopey brother in “The Godfather.” “P...
09:00 2019-08-13

Baby Falls From Second Floor, Caught By Teenager In Hair-Raising Video Chilling CCTV footage has captured the moment a two-year-old girl fell from her second floor family apartment and was caught by a teenager standing below....
18:39 2019-06-27

Man caught fly-tipping fridge in ravine fined and made to drag it back Footage shows the man tipping the fridge down ravine in Valle de AlmanzoraA man who was caught on film fly-tipping a fridge down a ravine in southern Spain has been fined and forced to drag it back up after being identified by police.The video went viral after the man, who works for a company that r...
21:26 2019-08-06

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

A$AP Rocky Being Detained In Sweden as Police Investigate Fight Caught on Video (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was ordered held by a Swedish court Friday for two weeks in pre-trial detention while police investigate a fight in downtown Stockholm. Prosecutor Fredrik Karlsson said Friday after the hearing at the Stockholm District Court that A$AP Rocky &mdas...
03:26 2019-07-06

Chief judge caught berating female cop at City Hall retires A chief administrative judge who was caught on video berating and cursing at a female police officer at City Hall last year has retired, officials said. Fidel Del Valle, commissioner of the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings, retired this month with his last day Aug 2, according to city of...
05:26 2019-08-06

Gym teacher caught on video touching dozens of first-grade girls: prosecutor A former gym teacher at an Ohio elementary school allegedly touched 28 first-grade girls inappropriately, often grabbing their backsides or positioning them to straddle him, a prosecutor said. John Austin Hopkins, 25, of Springboro, was indicted Monday on 36 counts of gross sexual imposition after a...
21:39 2019-06-18

Autocar confidential: Hyundai won't be caught short, BMW ends its 'Gran Tour' and more 100,000 ID 3 electric hatchbacks won't put a strain on VW's cell supply Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry In this week's collection of motoring murmurs, we hear why BMW isn't building another B-Class rival, how Hyundai is ready f...
07:52 2019-06-18

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
05:00 2019-08-15

Woman 'hurls snake at driver' in alleged car-jacking caught on camera A woman in the US has been charged with carjacking and property damage after she allegedly stole a vehicle by throwing a live snake at the driver - before crashing through barricades set up for a pole-vaulting exhibition....
10:26 2019-07-10

North Korean hackers caught phishing for South Koreans’ cryptocurrency Hackers from North Korea are making headlines again, this time for going after the funds of users of South Korean cryptocurrency exchange UpBit. The hackers allegedly sent a phishing email to UpBit users earlier this week. The email falsely claimed that the exchange needed additional customer inform...
11:13 2019-05-31

Students caught in visa sting at fake university may sue U.S., court rules A federal appeals court said foreign-born students may sue the U.S. government over claims it wrongfully canceled their visas, following a sting where it set up a fake university to entrap corrupt visa brokers....
15:26 2019-08-16

Rare antelopes and black cats caught on camera on Mount Kilimanjaro Rare antelopes, black serval cats, and other species were caught on film on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The antelope species cannot be found anywhere else in the world and was only photographed as recently as 2003.       ...
07:52 2019-08-15

Daughter’s murder of parents caught on ‘bone-chilling’ 911 call: prosecutors A woman stabbed her parents to death over the dying pleas of her mother, who was recorded on a “bone-chilling” 911 call, according to prosecutors. Deborah Jane Martin, 43, was arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of David Martin, 72, and Anne Martin,...
20:39 2019-06-12

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Rob Pelinka caught in shameless Kobe Bryant-Heath Ledger Lakers lie It’s easy to see why Magic Johnson couldn’t trust Rob Pelinka. Pelinka, whose disastrous tenure as general manager of the Lakers hit a new low when the former team president (Johnson) recently accused the former agent of betrayal, has earned a reputation with the franchise for disingenuo...
18:52 2019-05-28

Accused arsonist caught on video setting rabbi’s home ablaze: DA The man who police say set a Brooklyn rabbi’s house on fire amid a long-held grudge over alleged abuse he says he suffered as a child was caught on video sparking the blaze, prosecutors revealed Monday. The detail emerged as Matthew Karelefsky pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and arson c...
01:26 2019-07-16

‘Simply an obsession’: Bronx teacher caught hiding under bed of teen lover A Bronx high school teacher was discovered hiding in the bedroom of one of her female students, disturbing disciplinary records show. Tamara Alvarez, 35, who taught history at the Bronx HS for Writing and Communication Arts, was spotted in the girl’s room “hiding behind the bed,” leading officials t...
06:39 2019-07-21

Huawei ban puts South Korea in a familiar place: caught between the U.S. and China Less than a week after Huawei Technologies was blacklisted by the United States, more than a hundred South Korean politicians and business leaders toured the Chinese tech giant's headquarters and its lavish new campus outside Shenzhen....
05:39 2019-05-29

Missouri officer is shot twice by teen caught breaking into vehicle, police say A Missouri police officer was shot early Thursday morning and two people have been arrested after two officers confronted a teen allegedly breaking into a vehicle, police said....
03:52 2019-06-21

Why Giant Oyster, Caught For Food Festival, Was Thrown Back Into Water Oyster farmers in western France have sacrificed a seafood feast and put a mega-mollusc weighing 1.44 kilogrammes (3.2 pounds) back in the water after naming it "Georgette" in honour of a retiring......
06:52 2019-08-09

I caught trains across Europe to impress a hot man – and to try to save the world | Brigid Delaney Sure I could get to Rome in an hour, but what about the journey?Last year I met a real hot babe while swimming in a bay off a Greek island.Drying off, we got to talking, then walking along the cliff, before finding somewhere nice to sit down for a drink. Continue reading......
07:39 2019-06-28

Rare all-white panda with red eyes caught on camera in nature reserve The rare all-white giant panda has red eyes and lacks the usual black fur, the Wolong National Nature Reserve in Sichuan said.        ...
23:26 2019-05-28

Passenger caught on video attacking Lyft driver for going too slow to hospital Cops are looking for a man who attacked his Lyft driver after demanding he go faster on the way to a Queens hospital last Thursday. The caught-on-camera beating of Eduardo Madiedo occurred as he drove the suspect and an unidentified woman to Mount Sinai Hospital in Astoria, according to NBC. Shortly...
09:52 2019-05-28

Estadio Azteca Vows To Take Action Against Vendors Caught Watering Down Beers The owners of Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca—the most famous and intimidating soccer venue in North America—announced that they have removed offending vendors, and has promised to take legal action, after beer-sellers in the stadium were caught watering down their product during a Club America win on ...
01:39 2019-08-20

The Classic Ferrari 512S Modulo Concept Caught Fire In Monaco When you drive a historic, one-of-a-kind car out on public roads, you’re always taking a risk. Risk of a crash, risk of someone else hitting you. Risk of fire, even, which is what happened to Jim Glickenhaus’s Ferrari 512S Modulo concept recently....
22:26 2019-06-28

Caught between young kids and a parent with Alzheimer’s, I found a lifeline on the playground There is a sad but heartening kinship in a friend whose attention was also perpetually torn by the increasing demands of her distant, beloved and failing mother....
01:39 2019-08-10