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Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat

The United States should designate more critical habitat for the endangered green sea turtle, according to three environmental groups that say they will sue the government to declare additional protec...

Environmental groups say they'll sue over green sea turtle habitat

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Environmental group sues over ice seal habitat decision ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An environmental group is suing the federal government for failing to designate critical habitat for two species of ice seals on the threatened species list. The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries Service on Thursday for not designating critic...
23:39 2019-06-13

Environmental groups sue over offshore drilling rule changes NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Environmental groups are challenging what they view as the Trump administration’s decision to weaken critical safety rules created after the nation’s worst offshore drilling disaster. National groups including Earthjustice and the Sierra Club and groups on the Gulf and...
23:26 2019-06-11

Trump says Green New Deal would 'crush' poor Americans, touts environmental record In a White House speech that exhaustively documented his administration's environmental efforts, President Trump issued a new full-throated denunciation of the "Green New Deal" championed by top Democrats including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying the proposal would devastate the econo...
03:52 2019-07-09

Donald Trump touts environmental leadership, blasts Green New Deal in speech President Donald Trump praised his administration's leadership on environmental issues and blasted the Democrats' proposal for a Green New Deal on Monday....
01:52 2019-07-09

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
13:13 2019-06-13

Trump touts environment record, green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump boasted about his administration's environmental record on Monday, saying America can lead the world in fighting pollution at the same time it is promoting fossil fuels, in a speech green groups derided as "utter fantasy."...
22:39 2019-07-08

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executive orders to approve them....
01:26 2019-06-15

Trump speech to tout environment record; green groups scoff U.S. President Donald Trump will claim America is “leading the world” on environmental issues in a speech on Monday aimed at touting progress in some areas while defying criticism from environmental groups who have blasted his steps to slash green regulations and back out of global efforts to fight ...
19:39 2019-07-08

Green groups sue Trump administration for gutting offshore oil safety rules A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Interior Department's rollbacks of safety measures put in place by the Obama administration in the aftermath of the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill....
06:26 2019-06-12

Elections Canada climate advertising guidelines puts chill on green groups' advocacy Canadian environmental groups fear losing their tax-free charity status if they run paid climate change advocacy adverts ahead of the October national election, after a warning from the federal election watchdog....
22:39 2019-08-20

West Virginia coal industry data shows excessive pollution: green groups Several West Virginia coal mines, including some owned by the governor's family, have released many times the allowable amounts of pollutants into nearby waterways in recent years without being penalized by regulators, according to environmental groups citing state data....
18:26 2019-06-04

‘We Will Fight Back.’ Immigration Groups Vow to Fight Trump Restrictions on Green Cards Immigration groups vowed to fight a Trump Administration plan to deny green cards to applicants who use Medicaid, food stamps and other forms of public assistance, as experts warned the change would disproportionately affect low-income immigrants. Starting Oct. 15, if an applicant for a green card i...
03:13 2019-08-13

LEX 18 Sponsors Habitat For Humanity House LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– LEX 18 is partnering with Habitat for Humanity this summer to build a home in our community. Before the rain poured Wednesday, crew members were out at the home putting together the walls. Mona Ashby was chosen to be the Habitat for Humanity homeowner. “The main ...
21:39 2019-05-29

Habitat For Humanity House Just Months Away From Completion LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One Lexington woman’s dream of being a homeowner is just a few months away from coming to fruition. “For me to have this opportunity to come through Habitat to actually be able to call my own, is just a tremendous blessing,” said Mona Ashby. Over the ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Habitat Build Seeking Volunteers Tuesday LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)- While the walls are up at the LEX 18 Habitat House, there is still plenty of work to be done. Despite this week’s rain, several members of the LEX 18 family have been out working on the house. To keep on schedule, Habitat for Humanity has added an additional build day ...
18:13 2019-05-31

Fears grow after 2-year-old boy vanishes near crocodile habitat A missing 2-year-old boy is feared to have been eaten by crocodiles after wandering off from his family in Australia. Ruben Scott was last seen around 5 p.m. on Tuesday at his rural cattle station home in Queensland. The 420,000-acre homestead on the western side of Cape York Peninsula sits on the b...
02:13 2019-06-06

Habitat House Time Lapse Build Process Lexington, KY – Click here to check out the progress in action on the LEX 18 Habitat House! The post Habitat House Time Lapse Build Process appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:52 2019-06-03

Habitat For Humanity Helps Single, Refugee Father LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A single father spoke with LEX 18 about how his life was changed by the Habitat For Humanity Homeowner Program. The stories Joseph Bashombenshombo could tell would send chills down your spine. For years, he called the wartorn country of the Democratic Republic of Cong...
02:26 2019-06-20

Habitat For Humanity: Repairing Homes, Restoring Faith LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Every day, Habitat For Humanity is working to provide safe, affordable housing for people in the community, but they do so much more than that. People often think of Habitat For Humanity building homes, but they also repair homes. Kathy Utterback said she wanted the A...
00:39 2019-06-13

Starving polar bear spotted in city, far from normal habitat MOSCOW — An emaciated polar bear has been sighted in a Russian industrial city in Siberia, far south of its normal hunting grounds. Emergency officials in the city of Norilsk in a statement on Tuesday warned local residents about a bear that has been spotted in one city district. Anatoly Nikolaichuk...
15:52 2019-06-19

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

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With ‘Green’ Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
22:26 2019-08-11

Green Privilege: Frontier Airlines Is Offering Free Flights to Passengers With 'Green' Last Names Looking to sneak away for a cheap, last-minute summer vacay? Looks like Frontier Airlines may have you covered—if your last name is “Green” or “Greene,” that is....
16:52 2019-08-10

When A Turtle Nearly Got Sucked Into Passenger Plane's Engine A turtle that wandered onto the runway at the Gold Coast Airport in Australia, caused more than a few problems for travellers on board an Adelaide-bound flight, authorities said on Friday....
09:01 2019-07-05

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft....
14:39 2019-05-21

Turtle Embryos May Be Able to Choose Their Own Sex, Study Finds New research suggests that turtle embryos influence their own biological sex by moving around inside their egg before they hatch, according to a new study.Read more......
23:00 2019-08-01

Blindfolded mountain goats flown in slings across US national park back to natural habitat Blindfolded mountain goats are being flown across a US national park in slings dangling from helicopters in a bid to return them to their natural habitat....
09:52 2019-07-10

Hungry and exhausted polar bear shows up in Siberian city hundreds of miles from natural habitat A starving and exhausted polar bear has strayed hundreds of miles from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
08:52 2019-06-19

Florida woman arrested for ‘stomping’ on sea turtle’s nest A Michigan woman was busted by police over the weekend for “stomping all over” a sea turtle’s nest in Miami Beach, authorities said. Yaqun Lu, 41, was spotted by cops with a wooden stake in her hand “jabbing at the sea turtle nest and stomping all over the nest with her bare feet” on Saturday......
17:00 2019-06-18

Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast Longstanding efforts to protect the nests of loggerhead sea turtles have been paying off, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in conservation....
10:39 2019-06-13

Man charged with animal cruelty after turtle killed in video A North Carolina man is charged with felony animal cruelty after police were alerted to a video showing him killing a turtle by kicking and jumping on it....
23:13 2019-06-04

New Jersey man sentenced for role in turtle smuggling scheme COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A New Jersey wildlife trader has been sentenced to two years’ probation for his role in a reptile smuggling ring that stretched from South Carolina to Hong Kong. The State reports 26-year-old William “Billy” Gangemi was sentenced Monday for conspiracy to smugg...
16:39 2019-06-18

Turtle embryos may control their sex by moving inside their eggs Ambient temperature can influence the sex of reptile embryos, but turtle embryos may move to warm or cool spots inside the egg to counteract the effect...
18:26 2019-08-01

Specially trained dogs try to save threatened turtle species Conservation groups in the Midwest are taking an unconventional approach to tracking rare and threatened turtles on their lands by using a John Rucker, a Montana man who helps track the ornate box turtles with the help of his seven dogs....
19:00 2019-06-27

Watch: Rare snake-necked turtle stolen from zoo in Texas Police in Texas said they have identified a suspect in the theft of a rare turtle from the Houston Zoo, but they have yet to locate the man and amphibian....
22:52 2019-05-30

Accused turtle trafficker nabbed after years-long probe ATLANTA — An investigation involving two of the world’s biggest airports and hundreds of turtles has led to federal charges that a man illegally shipped the reptiles to China. Prosecutors took a slow-wins-the-race approach to filing charges this week, since the case began as early as 2016. Tha...
15:52 2019-08-16

Social media users help cops bust alleged turtle killer Justice came slow and steady for this alleged turtle killer. Devin Antoine Simpson, 20, was busted by cops in North Carolina for kicking to death the helpless pet — after outraged social media users saw a video of the attack online, authorities said Monday. Viewers of the clip from as far away...
06:39 2019-06-05

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Rescued turtle manages to return to the group that saved the animal nearly 2 decades ago It could be described as fate, luck or good timing. A female turtle rescued by a conservation group as an egg was miraculously returned to the same New Jersey wetlands group almost 19 years later to the day that they released it back into the wild....
23:26 2019-07-21

Woman arrested on Miami Beach for allegedly stomping, jabbing sea turtle nests Miami Beach police arrested a woman for allegedly trying to destroy a sea turtle nest. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Sea turtle hatchlings: How bright lights, smartphones, lure baby turtles to their deaths With the sea turtle hatching season in full swing, experts are warning of the massive threat that bright lights and camera flashes pose to the baby turtles as they attempt to reach the ocean....
19:52 2019-08-14

Wiki Titles You Can Sing To The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Theme Is Good Twitter In 2014, webcomic XKCD introduced readers to the joy of Wikipedia article titles that can be sung to the tune of the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles theme song. Now there’s a Twitter bot spitting out fresh examples on a regular basis, turning even the most horrible eight-syllable tragedies int...
21:13 2019-06-20

'He was an absolute monster': Mississippi researchers share snapping turtle finds One alligator snapping turtle weighed 117 pounds. "The big ones, I wouldn't doubt if they hit you right they could take a hand off," says researcher.        ...
19:00 2019-06-11

What is the environmental cost of ironing? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat is the environmental cost of ironing? Am I saving the planet by being a scruff?Nick Riches, London W13 Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-23

The environmental dangers of veganism | Letter Does anyone think a move to plant-based eating that includes monoculture, habitat destruction and food miles is something we should aim for, asks Matthew LoukesThe subheading on your article (The 14 rules for going vegan, G2, 19 June) says: “The environmental, health and ethical benefits of veganism...
19:52 2019-06-23

On the frontline: why has environmental journalism become so dangerous? The field of environmental journalism is now one of the most dangerous after war reporting. The investigative reporter Juliette Garside and the global environment editor, Jonathan Watts, discuss why journalists are facing rising levels of violence. And: Polly Toynbee on Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson...
05:39 2019-06-21

The Environmental Downside of Cannabis Cultivation Thanks to the legalization of recreational cannabis in 10 states and the District of Columbia, sparking up a joint in these areas is as easy as ordering a glass of wine. Spending on legal cannabis, which includes 33 states and the District of Columbia that allow medical cannabis use for conditions s...
15:13 2019-06-21

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at environmental changes in Bolsonaro’s Brazil ahead of a UN workshop on climate change in Salvador, Bahia state, and the government’s reluctance to participate in international efforts to fight global warming...
22:00 2019-08-19

Community thanks Rep. Grijalva for environmental work TUCSON – A special thank you to Representative Raul Grijalva on Wednesday, August 14. Dozens of community members gathered to thank the congressman for his work to protect and support public lands. They also recognized him for being a champion of environmental protection. In 2018, Rep. Grijalv...
08:13 2019-08-15

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The inquiry into the environmental cost of tourism an...
08:00 2019-07-18

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
12:13 2019-07-22

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on climate change. Bolsonaro, a far-right climate skepti...
08:13 2019-08-21

He’s a Gulf War vet who stepped up during Katrina. Now he’s an environmental crusader Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré commands what he’s named the ‘Green Army’ against toxic pollution in Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’Retired Lt Gen Russel Honoré knows a stupid plan when he sees one.It was the day after Hurricane Katrina had wrought catastrophic flooding in the city of New Orleans in August ...
08:52 2019-07-17

Trump’s Misleading Claims About His Environmental Record President Trump selectively talked up what he said were achievements in ensuring air and water quality, declining carbon emissions and Superfund cleanups....
03:39 2019-07-09

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals how murders of activists are concentrated in coun...
18:13 2019-08-05

Environmental protesters glue themselves to tunnels under Capitol Environmental protesters caused a ruckus Tuesday after gluing themselves to two doorways connecting the Cannon Building to the U.S. Capitol in a bid to stop members of Congress from an evening vote....
02:39 2019-07-24

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and will shut down a kiln at its Port Elizabeth plant to adhere to new emission standards....
18:26 2019-06-28

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 prominent scientists.The legal instrument should inc...
15:26 2019-07-24

Tiny houses have big environmental impacts: study Tiny houses are annoyingly cute and wonderfully impractical. They’re also good for you — and everyone else. Tiny house dwellers slashed their energy consumption by nearly half after downsizing, according to a new study by environmental design researcher Maria Saxton. In her doctoral thesis, Sa...
16:13 2019-08-08

Airline thanks fliers for patience in turtle delay: 'They aren't the fastest-moving creatures' Jetstar Airways had the cutest reason for a flight delay: A small turtle was crossing the tarmac. Suffice it to say, he took things slow and steady.       ...
08:13 2019-07-08

Police saw a woman 'stomping' around a sea turtle nest at Miami Beach. She's in jail now Police arrested a woman who allegedly jabbed at a Miami Beach sea turtle nest with a wooden stick and stomped around the area.        ...
01:26 2019-06-17

Spain: Gran Canaria wildfire an 'environmental tragedy' A wildfire on Spain's Gran Canaria has forced thousands of people to evacuate. Some 6,000 hectares have burned so far and the fire has entered the northwestern Tamadaba natural park....
04:39 2019-08-21

Marijuana industry aims at environmental, ethical goals LOS ANGELES (AP) — An alliance of large marijuana businesses has a message for the public: We’re good corporate citizens. The 45-member Global Cannabis Partnership that includes Canopy Growth Corp. and other major companies issued guidelines Tuesday aimed at minimizing greenhouse gas emissions...
04:26 2019-06-19

"Environmental Tragedy" As Canary Islands Fire Out Of Control A fire raged out of control on the Spanish holiday island of Gran Canaria Monday, forcing evacuations as flames rose so high even water-dropping planes could not operate in what was dubbed an......
05:39 2019-08-20

Global response to poverty and environmental goals 'not ambitious enough’ The global response to realizing poverty and environmental goals agreed by world leaders in 2015 has not been “ambitious enough” according to the UN Secretary-General....
18:39 2019-07-09

Parents' 'memory' of environmental stress inherited across generations While actual memories aren't passed along to offspring, new research suggests the genetic effects of environmental stressors experienced by parents can be inherited across generations....
22:13 2019-07-09

Leonardo DiCaprio helps create new environmental alliance Leonardo DiCaprio is taking his environmental up a notch, creating a new nonprofit environmental powerhouse with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth...
22:13 2019-07-02

Striking photos show environmental decline along the Ganges There's a dreamlike quality to Giulio Di Sturco's photograph of Hindus preparing to bathe in the Ganges. Taken in soft morning light, the image shows devotees assembled by the river, their figures artfully reflected in its still, sacred waters....
22:00 2019-06-17

Adani coalmine environmental approvals given three-week deadline New timeframe for controversial Carmichael mine is ‘good news’, Queensland premier saysThe Queensland government has placed a three-week deadline on the final environmental approvals for the controversial Adani Carmichael coalmine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin.The assessment and management plan for ...
06:26 2019-05-24

Amazon's new fast fashion subscription box is an environmental nightmare Amazon has launched a new addition to its Prime Wardrobe service: a subscription box that will send you up to eight new garments a month based on your measurements and preferences. That's 96 new items of clothing every year.It's easy to see why Amazon has made this move. Market research co...
13:39 2019-08-01

China to launch new round of nationwide environmental inspections China will soon begin dispatching teams of inspectors to its provinces and regions in a new nationwide probe into environmental compliance, with the performance of state-owned firms one of its big priorities, an official said on Thursday....
20:26 2019-06-27

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

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-06-07

Trump close to rolling back Obama-era environmental rules The Trump administration is close to completing one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution....
07:52 2019-06-19

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis, water s...
23:13 2019-06-16

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Trump has proclaimed America to be an environmental leader, despite moving to gut dozens of rules meant to safeguard clean air and water and rescinding e...
23:26 2019-07-08

Vietnamese blogger sentenced to 6 years in jail for environmental protest A Vietnamese environmental activist and blogger has been sentenced to six years in prison under the country's new law that cracks down on online dissent....
16:13 2019-06-07

Josh Frydenberg's office asked if environmental rule changes could be kept secret Exclusive: Frydenberg’s office canvassed whether he had power to weaken grasslands protections after Angus Taylor raised the issue, which was affecting a company he part-ownsThe office of the former environment minister Josh Frydenberg canvassed whether he had the power to water down federal protect...
01:13 2019-06-20

NASA Awards Environmental Test, Integration Services Contract NASA has awarded the Environmental Test and Integration Services III contract to Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems’ Technical Services Division (TSD) in Greenbelt, Maryland....
01:26 2019-06-20

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

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
06:52 2019-06-14

Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don't have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing number of super-fast delivery options may be leading to mo......
05:52 2019-06-24

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
07:26 2019-07-20

Swiss mountain air exporter in running for environmental shame award A group that draws attention to environmentally unsound transport has named its nominees in the 2019 "especially absurd shipping award." Among them was one firm exporting Alpine air to Asia....
04:00 2019-08-20

Harris announces 'landmark bill' with AOC to fight 'environmental injustice' Sen. Kamala Harris announced she was teaming up with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to make sure the Green New Deal would lift up low-income communities, people of color, and indigenous communities....
20:13 2019-07-31

Environmental group putting pressure on New Brunswick to ban herbicide spraying Although the spraying of glyphosate has been reduced in some areas, "Stop Spraying New Brunswick," says all parties need to do more to have it outlawed completely....
01:39 2019-07-16

Proposed salmon farm raises environmental concerns in Hebrides Scottish Natural Heritage warns of potential ‘significant effects’ on birds and marine lifeSignificant environmental concerns have been raised about plans to build a large salmon farm just off the coast of Canna, a tiny Hebridean island near Skye.Mowi, the world’s largest salmon producer, has tabled...
17:39 2019-08-12

‘Greta effect’ leads to boom in children’s environmental books The 16-year-old climate change activist has galvanised young people to read more about saving the planetSome seek to convey the wonder of endangered animals while others give tips on how to tackle waste or tell tales of inspirational environmental activists.All are part of what children’s publishers...
09:26 2019-08-11

China reprimands 130 people during second round of environmental audits: Xinhua China has reprimanded 130 people and summoned more than a thousand company and government officials during a second round of nationwide environmental audits, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday....
06:00 2019-08-09

Sask., Whitecap Dakota First Nation sign environmental regulation agreement A historic environmental regulation agreement, the first of its kind in Canada, signed between the Saskatchewan government and Whitecap Dakota First Nation....
06:52 2019-05-29

Mexican regulator approves Pemex oil refinery construction, with environmental conditions The environmental regulator for Mexico's oil industry said on Monday it had approved the construction of a refinery for state oil company Pemex, but imposed conditions to mitigate the environmental impact of the $8 billion project....
05:13 2019-08-13

Genetics play bigger role in autism risk than environmental factors (Reuters Health) - Most of the variation in risk for autism may be explained by genetics rather than differences in environmental factors like lifestyle or community characteristics or certain pregnancy outcomes, a study in five countries suggests....
10:39 2019-07-24

Trump administration readies draft plan to speed environmental permitting The Trump administration will complete a draft proposal to streamline environmental permitting for big infrastructure projects by next month, an administration official said on Wednesday, marking a key step in its controversial effort to cut red tape for industry over the objections of conservationi...
01:13 2019-05-23

Trump Will Speak Monday on ‘America’s Environmental Leadership.’ Critics Say It Will Be Surreal. The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
21:13 2019-07-08

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
18:13 2019-08-16

Watch live: Donald Trump touts environmental leadership in speech President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech Monday at the White House praising his administration's leadership on environmental issues despite rolling back Obama-era regulations to combat climate change....
23:26 2019-07-08

Revealed: Mobil sought to fight environmental regulation, documents show Oil giant looked to make tax-exempt donations to universities and civic groups in the early 1990s to promote the company’s interestsOil giant Mobil sought to make tax-exempt donations to leading universities, civic groups and arts programmes to promote the company’s interests and undermine environme...
07:52 2019-06-12

The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet As Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan Markle will have a maximum of two children, we ask is having less children the answer to climate change? Laura Hampson investigates...
21:39 2019-07-31

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
22:39 2019-06-07

Fitch adds environmental risk metric to mortgage-backed securities ratings Fitch Ratings will factor natural disaster and catastrophic risk into their ratings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), the firm announced Tuesday, the first of the three major U.S. credit ratings agencies to consider environmental risk explicitly for this asset class....
01:13 2019-06-06

Ellen Page documentary on environmental racism in Nova Scotia to screen at TIFF Ingrid Waldron, author of the book that inspired the documentary, says actress Ellen Page reached out to her about shedding light on the issue of environmental racism....
23:13 2019-08-12

We all smell the smoke, we all feel the heat. This environmental catastrophe is global | Alexis Wright Governments of the world need to act. It’s time to speak to our planet with kindness before it’s too lateAll the raspy-voice myna birds have come here, to this old swamp, where the ghost swans now dance the yellow dust song cycles of drought. Around and around the dry swamp they go with their webbed...
05:39 2019-05-22

Bike to Work Week: Are e-bikes the answer to health, traffic and environmental issues? E-bike sales are booming while regular bikes aren't doing to hot. Trek says its the company's fastest growing segment.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Edmonton to contribute $150K to environmental projects over 2016 herbicide spraying incident After being charged with "pesticide-related" environmental offences last year, the City of Edmonton said it "takes responsibility" and will pay $150,400 towards three environmental projects....
01:39 2019-07-16

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a story to the opposite effect to give you a rare bit of hope: The San Diego Zoo just announced that they’ve acquired a big, stupid gorilla that loves to...
18:26 2019-05-28

Daily on Energy: Trump joins EPA head Wheeler to boast of environmental successes Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:39 2019-07-08

Williams expects to overcome environmental concerns on Northeast Supply natgas pipe Williams Cos Inc said on Thursday it believes it can answer concerns raised by environmental regulators in New York and New Jersey about the company's proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project and get the natural gas pipe built by the winter of 2020/2021....
20:52 2019-06-06

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
16:13 2019-07-22

‘Invisible’ crisis of water quality threatens human and environmental well-being: World Bank report Deteriorating water quality worldwide is slashing the economic potential of heavily polluted areas, according to a new World Bank report, released on Tuesday. It also warns that the “invisible crisis of water quality” is threatening human and environmental well-being....
23:52 2019-08-20

How College Board's Environmental Context Dashboard highlights algorithm transparency vs. explainability issue The Environmental Context Dashboard is a tool to provide socio-economic metrics on student populations for university admissions officers. Here's a look at the data as well as potential bias and transparency issues....
00:52 2019-06-10

UPDATE 3-U.S. court rejects environmental assessment for Enbridge pipeline in fresh blow to Canadian oil sector A Minnesota court ruled on Monday that Enbridge Inc's environmental impact statement for replacement of its Line 3 oil pipeline is inadequate, raising the possibility of further delays....
21:00 2019-06-03

How Gun Control Groups Are Catching Up to the N.R.A. The gun lobby has structural advantages and a Senate aligned with its stance. But activists have increased financing and grass-roots energy as they pursue their cause....
13:39 2019-08-05

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
23:26 2019-08-16

Far-right groups and Antifa face off in Portland A heavy police presence largely kept members of far-right groups separated from far-left, anti-fascist activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
02:39 2019-08-18

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort to stop a new Missouri law that bans almost all terminations of pregnancies after eight weeks....
17:39 2019-07-31

Mexico environmental authority suspends Grupo Mexico facility after sulfuric acid spill Mexico's environmental prosecutor Profepa said on Saturday it ordered the partial and temporary closure of mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico's Guaymas facility after it spilled sulfuric acid in the Gulf of California....
05:39 2019-07-21

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration groups across US Company will match rider donations to Raices, which provides legal aid to immigrantsThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to support immigration groups across the US in the next six months.The company has also partnered with Raices, a not-for-profit organization pro...
00:39 2019-07-02

U.S. Open TV info, tee times, groups to watch The U.S. Open starts Thursday at Pebble Beach, the famed northern California course that is hosting the tournament for the sixth time. Here’s what you need to know. All times Eastern......
15:13 2019-06-11

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
21:00 2019-08-17

Among Some Hate Groups, Porn Is Viewed as a Conspiracy Buried in the manifestoes of some extremists are attacks on the porn industry, which is blamed for their own struggles and what they perceive as society’s decline....
22:39 2019-06-07

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
13:13 2019-06-14

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

Both far-right and antifa groups claim victory in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country. City officials were mostly relieved that a downtown gathering Saturday of...
10:13 2019-08-20

US business groups relieved Mexican tariffs averted The nation's leading business groups expressed relief Saturday over the White House's announcement it had reached a deal with Mexico and would be dropping plans to place tariffs on its goods....
22:52 2019-06-08

Anti-abortion groups found a way around Google’s new ad policy In May, Google announced plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. In the tech giant’s initial update, it changed its “Healthcare and medicines” policy after numerous allegations that it provided $150,000 in free ad...
12:39 2019-08-20

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
10:39 2019-06-13

Antifa and Far-Right Groups Face Off in Portland as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
16:52 2019-08-18

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
11:00 2019-06-13

French lawmakers sound the alarm on ultra-right groups French lawmakers are calling on President Emmanuel Macron's government to devote more resources to investigating and shutting down potentially violent ultra-right nationalist groups....
18:13 2019-06-13

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and salvage ...
10:13 2019-05-22

One of Europe's most 'prolific' criminal groups busted -- Europol One of Europe's most prolific crime groups involved in large-scale drug trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations has been dismantled, Europol said Wednesday....
15:26 2019-05-22

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday that the arrests were part of crackdown against t...
11:01 2019-05-25

Marches by far-right, anti-fascist groups lead to clashes PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland on Saturday, with fights breaking out in places as marchers clashed. At least three groups had planned rallies or demonstrations at different sites in the city, including members of the so-called Proud Boys ...
05:39 2019-06-30

Business Groups See Acosta Successor as More Aggressive Deregulator Business groups expect the new acting leader of the Labor Department to move more quickly on deregulatory efforts than Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who said Friday he was resigning....
20:26 2019-07-12

Right, left wing groups conduct competing D.C. rallies WASHINGTON - More than 200 Trump supporters from Proud Boys, an alt-right group, and a larger number of counterprotesters confronted each other at the Freedom Plaza....
18:00 2019-07-07

Hate groups ‘maintaining a presence’ in Pacific Northwest SPOKANE, Wash. — Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations’ Idaho compound was demolished, far-right extremists are maintaining a presence in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the US, but it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, where the Ary...
21:00 2019-05-27

These tiny robots tackle tasks in groups, just like insects On its own, a single ant can only accomplish so much, but you toss it into the mix with a couple hundred of its peers and suddenly the capabilities of the group are exponentially greater than the sum of its parts. Could the same be true of robots? Some robotics researchers think so, and a team from ...
07:26 2019-07-12

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing the procedure a felony punishable by up to 99 years in prison....
03:13 2019-05-25

Twitter Bans 'Dehumanising' Posts Toward Religious Groups Twitter now prohibits hate speech that targets religious groups by using dehumanizing language, a ban it says may extend to other categories like race and gender....
10:00 2019-07-10

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro. The Lima Group and the International Contact Group met Monday at U.N. headquarters. Both g...
21:52 2019-06-03

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
05:01 2019-07-18

ASEAN must not turn a blind eye to plight of Rohingya, groups say Human rights groups on Wednesday called on Southeast Asian leaders to rethink their approach to the Rohingya refugee crisis ahead of a regional summit in Bangkok this week....
10:13 2019-06-19

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bodies have criticised the use of crowdfunding to pay for surgery, saying examples of patients having to raise as much as $120,000 for life-saving cance...
14:13 2019-05-28

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) Announce New Interbank Lending Exchange and Interest Rate Benchmark CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Environmental Financial Products, LLC and CBOE Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange, an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-term funds. EFP is a prominent, successful exchange i...
23:26 2019-05-21

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard....
23:26 2019-07-17

National gun control groups help end Colorado lawmaker recall effort After national gun control organizations flexed their muscles, Colorado Republicans and a gun-rights group abandoned an effort to recall a Democratic freshman lawmaker whose son was killed in the Aurora theater shooting....
01:26 2019-06-12

The parents using Facebook groups to reclaim their murdered kids' legacies Following their children’s deaths, parents are using social media groups to share stories, find justice and process their griefSign up for the project newsletterEarly on 20 April 2018, Joseph Alexander woke up to a multitude of text messages, missed calls, and voicemails. He turned on the local news...
04:52 2019-08-20

Facebook's crackdown on dangerous content in groups could backfire, experts say Critics say ‘proactive’ approach could make questionable content harder to detectFacebook is changing its rules on private groups amid growing criticism that some closed communities on the platform are uniting extremists and spreading fake news.The company announced in a blogpost on Wednesday that i...
03:26 2019-08-15

Why the nation's two largest religious groups are talking about sex abuse this week When leaders of the country's two largest religious groups -- the Catholic Church and Southern Baptist Convention -- hold meetings this week, the separate conferences will have a common agenda: clergy sexual abuse....
06:26 2019-06-11

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

Watch: Jewish groups protest ‘concentration camps’ on border Using a comparison to "concentration camps" that some Jewish groups consider offensive, some others are embracing the term to take action against the immigration detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border....
21:00 2019-07-17

Social harassment of religious groups in the US among worst in the world: report The United States ranked among the worst-scoring countries in regards to religious harassment by individuals and social groups, according to a report surveying 198 countries....
20:39 2019-07-16

After Ministry Snub, Navjot Sidhu Left Out Of 8 Advisory Groups Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has been left out of eight consultative groups formed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to expedite implementation of the state government's schemes....
22:39 2019-06-08

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots" or "rats."...
00:26 2019-07-10

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile on his face and a gleaming ingot in his hands – but not all that glitters is gold.Venezuela claims to...
14:26 2019-06-08

Twitter to Flag Users for Speech Offending Religious Groups Twitter has updated its policy on hateful conduct to better protect religious groups, the latest effort by the company to police speech and prevent abuse on its platform....
02:00 2019-07-10

Nursing mothers are selling and donating their milk using Facebook groups Human milk banks are undersupplied and prioritize premature babies. Some women find it easier and more altrustic to donate using Facebook, but experts warn of risks....
17:26 2019-07-07

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in north-western Syria began two months ago, according to rights groups and rescuers.Russian ...
06:39 2019-07-07

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hate speech, harassment and other ills, advocates say....
21:52 2019-07-05

Groups sue to block Trump administration's expansion of rapid deportations Advocacy groups sued the Trump administration on Tuesday in an effort to block a rule published last month that expands the number of migrants who can be subject to a sped-up deportation process without oversight by an immigration judge....
22:39 2019-08-06

Army To Roll Out Integrated Battle Groups Along Border With Pak: Report The Indian Army is planning to raise Integrated Battle Groups (IBGs) along the borders with Pakistan that will help it carry out swift strikes in case of war, sources said....
20:52 2019-06-19

New trade minister Liz Truss had private talks in US with libertarian groups Fears for weakening of UK’s food safety and animal welfare standards in any deal with AmericaThe cabinet minister in charge of negotiating a new US trade deal met with a series of rightwing American thinktanks to discuss deregulation and the benefits of “Reaganomics”, new documents have revealed.Liz...
15:13 2019-08-04

Asian draw for 2022 World Cup qualifying groups next month KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says groups for the next round of World Cup qualifying will be drawn in Kuala Lumpur instead of Qatar on July 17. One of the 40 places is still unclear after the Macau soccer federation refused to send its team to Sri Lanka for a game th...
18:39 2019-06-17

Ethnic community groups fighting city on Ubers, Lyfts cap Groups representing New York’s Pakistani and Bangladeshi communities, Hispanic business owners and black pastors have joined Uber’s campaign to stop the city from indefinitely extending its cap on new for-hire vehicles. Recent letters from seven ethnic and religious groups to the Taxi an...
00:52 2019-08-02

IMDb alters birth name policy following criticism from LGBTQ+ groups IMDb will allow people in the entertainment industry to remove their birth names from the site. The move follows criticism from several LGBTQ+ groups for continuing to publish the birth names of transgender people in the industry without their consen......
21:13 2019-08-13

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

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
17:52 2019-08-16

North Korean hacking groups and copycats are going after financial institutions State-sponsored and criminal actors are mounting a wide array of cyber attacks against the global finance industry with an aim to steal data and sabotage trading systems, according to new research. The report, published by Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure, detailed the increasing sophistication o...
20:13 2019-08-01

Queensland approval of Adani plan ‘unlawful’, say environment groups Activists consider legal challenge, saying rules related to source aquifer have been compromisedThe Queensland environment department may have acted “unlawfully” when it approved of Adani’s groundwater plan, in the process backing down on a longstanding requirement that the miner provide definitive ...
06:39 2019-06-23

Didn't Tell The Truth; 40 Terror Groups Were Operating In Pak: Imran Khan Successive governments in Pakistan did not tell the truth to the United States, in particular in the last 15 years, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Tuesday, adding that there were 40......
06:26 2019-07-24

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an embryonic or fetal heartbeat can be detected....
17:13 2019-06-28

Groups remove 40 tons of fishing nets from Pacific Ocean SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Environmentalists cleaning up plastic in the ocean pulled 40 tons (36 metric tons) of abandoned fishing nets this month from an area known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The crew of volunteers with the California-based nonprofit Ocean Voyages Institute fished out the dereli...
20:52 2019-06-28

Pak Action Against Terror Groups Post Pulwama Attack Still Reversible: US Pakistan has taken some steps against terror groups post the Pulwama attack but they are still reversible, a top US official said on Wednesday, urging the Pakistani leadership to take sustained,......
17:52 2019-06-13

Portland Protests: Far-Right Groups and Antifa Face Off as Trump Weighs In Conservative groups are urging the United States to label Antifa a domestic terrorist group. President Trump said the city was “being watched very closely.”...
09:26 2019-08-18

Other racial groups 'look alike because of visual and neural processes' – study Research based on limited sample of 20 white participants claims brain ‘de-individuates’ other groupsThe common perception that people from other racial groups look alike is rooted in the way human brains process what they see, researchers say.It has long been known that people find it easier to tel...
21:52 2019-07-01

New Congress Chief By 9 pm, Five Groups Hold Marathon Talks: 10 Points The Congress's top decision-making body, the Working Committee, met to select a leader today, giving up hopes of Rahul Gandhi rolling back his decision to quit the party's top job. A final decision......
13:39 2019-08-10

Groups say U.S. census citizenship question was designed to influence elections The Trump administration concealed evidence that its proposal to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. census was intended to help Republicans draw favorable electoral maps, according to immigrant advocacy groups that sued the administration over the question last year....
04:26 2019-05-31

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. Critics said they would give too much power to the justice minister....
19:26 2019-05-30

Jewish groups say Labour should disown Peterborough byelection candidate Lisa Forbes apologises over online posts and promises to take antisemitism trainingJewish organisations have called on Labour to distance itself from its Peterborough byelection candidate, who has apologised for liking a post that said Theresa May had a “Zionist slave masters agenda”.Lisa Forbes, wh...
17:52 2019-06-02

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a private health care system run by the Defense Department...
09:52 2019-06-06

Sudan Pro-Democracy Groups Vow to Continue Protests After Deadly Crackdown A heavy military presence in the Sudanese capital appeared to deter demonstrations. Citing this week’s killings, the African Union suspended Sudan from all activities....
17:39 2019-06-06

Conservative Groups and Big Pharma Join Forces to Fight Medicare for All The conservative movement continues to lose its mind over the prospect of single-payer healthcare, despite most of the Democratic presidential candidates signaling with a big white flag that they are never going to even try to pass it....
20:39 2019-06-06

Charlottesville victim sues white nationalist groups, leaders An Ohio man says he was struck by the car driven by James Alex Fields Jr. at the 2017 "Unite the Right" rally. Fields, Richard Spencer named in suit.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups Members of anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim groups known to protest and harass Christian Arizona churches that aid immigrant families on behalf of the federal government were sued Tuesday by a national organization that monitors extremist and hate groups....
00:01 2019-06-05

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle has changed its advertising policy after facing scrutiny for providing tens of thousands of dollars in free advertising to an anti-abortion group that runs misleading ads d...
15:26 2019-05-21

Sudan protest groups calls for strike starting next Tuesday A coalition of Sudanese protest and opposition groups on Friday called for two days of strikes in private and public enterprises next week as part of pressure on military rulers to hand over power to civilians....
23:13 2019-05-24

Liberal groups sue over Trump administration's conscience objection rule A collection of legal groups sued the Trump administration Tuesday over new rules that protect medical workers with religious objections from being forced to provide or refer to abortion, sterilization, or medically assisted suicide....
22:00 2019-05-28

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.        ...
17:26 2019-05-24

Environment groups say Canadian oil industry asks will result in ‘climate chaos’ Several of Canada's leading environment groups say election demands from Canada's oil industry earlier this week are a direct attack on the future health and prosperity of Canadians....
01:39 2019-06-06

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and rights groups said were politically motivated....
20:39 2019-08-05

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change characterized by the New York Times, which first broke the news, as a “scaling back” of the company’s p...
02:52 2019-07-10

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
13:13 2019-08-07

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
21:26 2019-08-06

Walmart says it will keep selling guns, even as advocacy groups and workers voice concerns Walmart says it won't change its policies, after a man with an assault rifle opened fire Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Tx., killing 22 people. Days earlier, a Walmart employee in Southaven, Miss., July 30 fatally shot two co-workers....
12:26 2019-08-06

The Supremes’ Mary Wilson: ‘We were one of the most fabulously dressed girl groups of all time’ Many of the outfits worn by the Motown greats have ended up in museums – but Wilson still has all three of these African-inspired gownsWe called these the “Queen Mother” gowns because we wore them for the Royal Variety Performance at the London Palladium in 1968. Diane [Diana Ross], Cindy [Birdsong]...
16:26 2019-08-06

Fertility App Downloaded by Thousands Is Reportedly Funded by Anti-Abortion Groups Period tracking apps aren’t anything new, but recently, a few have been subject to greater scrutiny regarding their privacy, and efficacy—especially those marketed as contraceptive methods. The latest is Femm, which a Guardian report has found to be funded by anti-abortion campaigns....
22:52 2019-05-30

GOP Groups Suspend Twitter Spending After McConnell Campaign Account Is Frozen President Trump’s campaign and other prominent Republican groups said they are temporarily freezing spending on Twitter after the social-media platform locked the account belonging to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign....
21:13 2019-08-09

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Business advocacy organizations sharply criticized the House of Representatives for passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15, saying it would be a costly job killer....
22:26 2019-07-18

Rights groups question Mexican migration crackdown after woman's death Rights groups on Wednesday raised concerns over Mexico's use of security forces to curb illegal migration after prosecutors said they were investigating the death of a young woman in an alleged shooting of Salvadoran migrants by police last week....
01:13 2019-06-20

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commanders. ...
13:52 2019-06-20

The Latest: Hong Kong protests planned as groups slam police The Latest on the controversy in Hong Kong over proposed legislation that critics say would expand Beijing's influence in the former British colony and undermine freedoms promised when China took control over the territory (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Petitions are voicing anger over police use of r...
11:39 2019-06-14

| Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago....
11:39 2019-07-13

Amnesty International, rights groups plagued by 'toxic' work culture After vowing to make changes in light of a damning report on staff well-being earlier this year, Amnesty International has replaced most of its top leaders. Yet employees at many other NGOs also face the same problems....
21:00 2019-06-02

Activist groups urge insurers to drop coverage of oil sands pipeline A coalition of 32 environmental and indigenous groups on Thursday urged insurers to stop underwriting the Trans Mountain pipeline to pressure Canada to cancel its plan to expand the project which carries crude from Alberta's oil sands to British Columbia's Pacific coast....
09:26 2019-08-08

Hong Kong riot police fire teargas at protest groups Demonstrators break into multiple fronts in attempt to outrun police across cityHong Kong has been gripped by another night of violence after a peaceful afternoon march in Tai Po splintered into several fronts as protesters attempted to outrun the police.Riot police fired teargas at crowds in the ne...
21:52 2019-08-10

McDonald's faces 25 new sexual harassment lawsuits, charges from workers groups McDonald's Corp has been accused in 25 new legal actions of condoning sexual harassment in the workplace and retaliating against employees who speak up....
18:00 2019-05-21

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives of more than 150 people, including some 50 childr...
15:39 2019-05-21

Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
23:13 2019-05-31

European Parliament Opens Amid Protests From Anti-EU and Separatist Groups The newly elected European Parliament got off to a somewhat tumultuous start on Tuesday as protests from anti-EU, anti-Brexit and Catalan-separatist groups disrupted the proceedings in Strasbourg. The proceedings were marked by protests by the UK’s anti-EU Brexit Party and Catalan nationalists...
03:26 2019-07-03

Business groups warn Trump's new tariffs on Mexico jeopardize USMCA The nation's leading business trade associations warned that President's Trump's decision to slap tariffs on Mexico to force it to halt mass immigration into the United States could backfire and undermine a key policy goal of the administration: passage of the U.S.–Mexico–Canada Agreement on trade. ...
21:52 2019-05-31

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
03:00 2019-06-01

Head of Planned Parenthood groups departs, cites differences over abortion The leader of reproductive services provider Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its political arm said on Tuesday that she was leaving both organizations over philosophical differences in their approaches to abortion rights....
01:52 2019-07-17

Rights Groups Sue After DeSantis Signs ‘Poll Tax’ Bill Targeting Former Felons Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed into law a bill that equates to a poll tax on former felons whose voting rights were restored last year by a majority of Florida voters who amended the state’s constitution. Civil rights groups immediately countered by suing DeSantis’ administration in an e...
23:39 2019-06-29

Peace is war as armed groups roil Colombia's lawless border region A peace deal with Farc guerrillas was meant to end decades of conflict but in Catatumbo violence is worse than everCamilo Pérez lost two brothers to Colombia’s long war. One was murdered by state-aligned militias, who falsely accused him of collaborating with leftwing guerrillas. The other was riddl...
18:00 2019-07-20

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
08:13 2019-06-01

Report: Hundreds of Police Officers Belong to Racist Facebook Groups Investigative journalists have discovered hundreds of law enforcement officers around the country who are active in members-only Facebook groups that are based on racism, hate and ... well, it would be nice to add a third thing here, but that’s about it....
18:39 2019-06-15

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
04:39 2019-06-28

Chemnitzer FC sack captain for 'openly displaying' sympathy for neo-Nazi groups Daniel Frahn watched Saturday’s game with far-right fansIn March he joined a tribute to deceased hooliganThe German third division team Chemnitzer FC have parted ways with their captain after accusing the player of “openly displaying” his sympathy for neo-Nazi groups among the club’s supporters.Star...
20:39 2019-08-05

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals producer....
01:39 2019-06-28

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday....
06:39 2019-07-07

Warren promises bigger role for liberal groups in setting trade policy Elizabeth Warren promised Monday that she would make federal trade policy more transparent and give a bigger role labor and environmental groups in setting the policy. The top contender for the Democrat's 2020 presidential nomination said the change was intended to block corporations from setting th...
20:13 2019-07-31

Republican groups vow to stop buying Twitter ads until McConnell campaign account is unfrozen The Republican Senate and House campaign arms, along with the Republican National Committee and President Trump’s campaign, said Thursday they were withholding their advertising dollars until the Team Mitch account was restored....
20:39 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals producer....
03:01 2019-06-28

LGBT groups in uproar after transgender woman in ICE custody dies on first day of pride month A transgender woman from El Salvador died in a Texas hospital Saturday shortly after being released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being held more than six weeks, sparking outrage from LGBT activists....
03:00 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 4-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
01:13 2019-06-01

Ottawa won’t rush into sale of Trans Mountain pipeline to Indigenous groups: Sohi Canada's natural resources minister says the government is willing to consider bids from Indigenous groups for a stake in the Trans Mountain pipeline....
00:52 2019-07-05

Sudan's military scraps deal with protest groups, calls for elections within 9 months Sudan's ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine months, following the worst violence since President Omar al-Bashir was ousted in April....
09:52 2019-06-04

Community groups in Halifax and Dartmouth offer ‘heat relief’ to vulnerable populations Several community organizations in the Halifax Regional Municipality who are working together to reduce the negative health effects vulnerable populations face during the summer months....
01:26 2019-07-09

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from El Paso shooter who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agenda. Some of their ideas were echoed by the alleged gunman....
20:39 2019-08-08

Safety groups want FTC, state probes of Tesla's Autopilot system–and its marketing efforts Two consumer safety groups are calling for federal and state investigations of Tesla's semi-autonomous technology in the wake of several fatal crashes linked to the system earlier this year....
20:39 2019-07-31

Peru native groups use new legal strategy to push back on oil, mining plans Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their land, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the major minerals producer....
20:26 2019-06-27

| Ceasefire accords signed by armed ethnic groups in central Mali - officials Armed groups of the rival Fulani and Dogan ethnic communities in central Mali have signed accords to "cease hostilities", during a visit by the country's prime minister, official sources said....
19:26 2019-08-06

WRAPUP 5-Mexico, U.S. business groups urge Trump to back down on tariff threat Mexico's president and the top U.S. business lobbying group called on President Donald Trump to back down from a threat to impose punitive tariffs on Mexican imports, in a dispute over migration that could shock Mexico's economy....
04:13 2019-06-01

FOCUS-Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
13:13 2019-08-07

Iran-backed Hezbollah partnering with communist terror groups in Latin America Iran’s main proxy terrorist group is expanding in Latin America and networking with organized crime and other violent groups, according to U.S. and Argentinean officials....
05:00 2019-07-20

Trump ranks antifa alongside white supremacists as 'groups of hate' – live Trump was asked about the rise of hate groups in America before leaving for Dayton and El Paso, where he may not see a warm welcomeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.04pm BST Representative Tim Ryan, the Ohio Democrat who is running for president, mocked Trump’s claim that his r...
17:39 2019-08-07

Oregon senator walkout: 'patriot' groups vow to protect Republicans who fled state Lawmakers were again a no-show at the state house to block the passage of landmark climate legislationMembers of rightwing “patriot movement” groups have vowed to protect Republican senators in Oregon who have walked out of the state legislature in order to try and block the passage of climate legis...
02:00 2019-06-22

Canada rights groups may appeal judge's decision not to stay ban on religious clothing Two Canadian civil rights organizations said on Thursday they have been allowed to appeal a Quebec judge's decision not to stay a provincial ban https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-quebec-religion/quebec-to-ban-public-workers-from-wearing-religious-symbols-idUSKCN1R923N on religiously affiliat...
20:39 2019-08-01

Jonathan Van Ness Demands More "Racial and Size" Diversity in LGBTQ Advocacy Groups If you see--or don't see--something, say something! After celebrating World Pride in New York City over the weekend, Jonathan Van Ness took to Instagram where he shared his thoughts......
00:39 2019-07-02

Recalled infant sleepers still used at 1 in 10 childcare centers surveyed by public advocacy groups A new survey claims that many daycare centers — even in states that ban recalled products — are still using infant sleepers that have been pulled from the market. ...
07:00 2019-08-08

Fueled by wealthy donors, pro-Trump groups collected nearly $18 million in the first half of the year The total haul by the America First operation was less than it pulled in during the last six months of 2018, when it was active in the congressional midterms....
23:39 2019-07-31

Nation-sponsored hackers likely carried out hostile takeover of rival groups’s servers Enlarge If nation-sponsored hacking was baseball, the Russian-speaking group called Turla would not just be a Major League team—it would be a perennial playoff contender. Researchers from multiple security firms largely agree that Turla was behind breaches of US Department at Defense in 2008, and...
12:26 2019-06-20

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart....
03:52 2019-08-18

Portland police keeping far-right protesters, antifa groups apart; violence avoided during rallies A heavy police presence kept members of the Proud Boys and other far-right groups separated from far-left activists at a downtown park Saturday.        ...
02:39 2019-08-18

Hundreds of Current and Former Law Enforcement Officers Reportedly Found in Extremist Facebook Groups Hundreds of current and former police officers and other law enforcement personnel are members of “Confederate, anti-Islam, misogynistic or anti-government militia groups” on Facebook, according to an investigation by the U.S. Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal News posted on Friday.Read mo...
01:39 2019-06-16

Civil Liberties Groups Asks Judge To Block Trump Asylum Rule (WASHINGTON) — Civil liberties groups on Wednesday asked for a temporary restraining order blocking the Trump administration’s effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The American Civil Liberties Union and others filed the request seeking a Thursday hearing in San Fra...
19:26 2019-07-17

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for the virus to infect cells and pump out more copies of itself. But as any infectious-disease expert kno...
19:26 2019-06-11

California, advocacy groups file lawsuit against Trump public charge rule The state of California and several advocacy groups filed separate lawsuits Friday against a rule that would deny lawful permanent status to immigrants who use public benefits or are deemed likely to use them in the future. The state and advocacy groups join two other lawsuits filed earlier this wee...
05:26 2019-08-17

After pressure from LGBTQ groups, IMDb agrees to let users change birth names The weird irony of IMDb is that anyone can submit obviously bogus cast lists for upcoming movies that may or may not exist (throwing the entire purpose of the website into disarray) but altering any sort of data about actors themselves is completely out of the question—to the point where California ...
03:00 2019-08-14

Immigrant-rights groups ask Supreme Court to delay decision on 2020 census Immigrant-rights groups asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to postpone ruling on their legal challenge to the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census until allegations that the query was intended to bolster Republican political advantages can be heard by a lower court....
13:00 2019-06-13

Civil rights groups file lawsuit challenging Trump asylum rule Three civil rights groups filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which bars asylum claims from most noncitizens who travel through another country on their way to the United States....
01:26 2019-07-17

Advocacy groups ask Supreme Court to delay ruling on census citizenship question Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence....
03:26 2019-06-13

| Researchers find Facebook 'hosted' cybercriminal groups selling stolen info Facebook has housed dozens of cybercriminal groups that set up shop on the platform as online marketplaces to sell a variety of illegal services, such as stolen credit card information, account theft and spamming tools, a team of researchers found....
14:33 2019-05-21

‘It had nothing to do with us’: Restrictionist groups distance themselves from accused El Paso shooter, who shared similar views on immigrants Three Washington-based organizations have helped provide the intellectual and ideological framework for President Trump’s hard-line immigration agenda. Some of their ideas were echoed by the alleged gunman....
00:39 2019-08-09

LGBT groups and tech companies warn that a Texas bill could cost the state billions The LGBTQ community and major employers say a bill passed by the Texas Senate is a license to discriminate, giving professionals the right to turn away people based on religious beliefs. Amazon, Dell, Apple and Facebook urged Texas to drop the bill....
16:13 2019-05-21

Business groups warn new Trump China tariffs threat hurts ability to plan President Trump’s threat to put tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods has hurt businesses' ability to plan, trade groups say, even though the tariffs are at least four weeks away and trade talks are ongoing....
10:52 2019-08-03

A Flurry of States Have Raised Their Smoking Ages. But Big Tobacco’s Involvement Has Some Health Groups Uneasy Momentum is growing for a nationwide movement to raise the legal age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21. Experts say the widespread and worrisome teen vaping epidemic is a major catalyst—but so is support from e-cigarette and tobacco companies, which has some health groups feeling uneasy. On Ju...
19:00 2019-06-10

Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs died last year in England, welfare groups call to end sport Nearly 1,000 greyhound racing dogs either died or were killed last year in England, leading animal welfare charities to call for an end to the sport in the United Kingdom....
22:00 2019-06-16

Russia, Iran, North Korea Launch Hundreds of Cyberattacks on U.S. Political Groups, Microsoft Says Suspected nation-state hackers from Russia, Iran and elsewhere have launched nearly 800 cyberattacks against political organizations over the past year that have been detected by Microsoft, with the vast majority of the attempts targeting groups based in the U.S....
04:26 2019-07-18

House panel seeks documents related to secret CBP Facebook groups that ridiculed migrants The move suggests the panel’s chairman, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, is not backing down from his investigations despite the president’s recent attacks on the Maryland Democrat and his district....
18:13 2019-07-31

2019 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Handicapping the league's most intriguing receiver groups Who should you draft first in Minnesota? What about with the Rams? Dave Richard evaluates all the non-obvious receiving corps to make a call on who should be drafted first from each one....
02:39 2019-08-08

Swastikas Carved at Prehistoric Sites in England by Neo-Nazi Groups that Worship Norse God Odin Neo-Nazi groups in England have been carrying out sinister torchlit rituals and carving swastikas into trees at ancient sites across the country. An investigation by The Telegraph revealed that far-right groups which have adopted religious beliefs connected to the worship of the ancient Norse gods, ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Daily on Energy: GOP-aligned groups make the fiscal case for a carbon tax on Capitol Hill Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:00 2019-07-22

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to curb advertising of tobacco products on their platforms....
15:52 2019-05-22

Arsenal and Chelsea fan groups plan Uefa talks after Europa League Final venue farce Prominent fans groups from Arsenal and Chelsea are seeking talks with Uefa to avoid a repeat of the farce that has left both London clubs returning thousands of tickets for the Europa League Final....
12:52 2019-05-28

Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings (CBOE) Announce December 11 Launch of American Financial Exchange (AFX) CHICAGO, IL -- November 10, 2015 -- Environmental Financial Products, LLC (EFP) and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) today announced plans to launch the American Financial Exchange (AFX), an electronic marketplace for small and mid-sized banks to lend and borrow short-term funds, on December 11. The inter...
23:26 2019-05-21

The Mueller Report will be read in its entirety over 24 hours in New York this weekend in an event organized by local theater groups Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A reading of all 448-pages of the Mueller Report is taking place in Queens, New York on Saturday and Sunday. Beginning on Saturday evening, volunteers will read from the report over 24 hours. Music will play over some of the redacted portions. "The American people paid...
05:39 2019-06-02

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
01:39 2019-07-04

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Liberal groups sue over Trump administration’s conscience objection rule Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:13 2019-05-29

Reproductive rights groups are slamming Joe Biden's support of Hyde Amendment banning public insurance coverage for nearly all abortions AP Photo/Elise Amendola Reproductive rights advocates are slamming former Vice President Joe Biden over his support for a rule prohibiting federally-funded programs from covering abortion procedures. Biden's campaign confirmed to NBC News on Wednesday that Biden supports keeping the 1973 Hyde Amen...
21:52 2019-06-05

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
00:13 2019-05-29

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit. The audit was launched a year ago following a sharp upsurge in rebukes of Facebook’s permissive attitude toward hateful and abusive content, largely aimed at persecuting people of color and r...
06:26 2019-07-01

Iran lacking cash to fund terror groups, domestic cyber agency short of funds, declassified intel shows Newly declassified intelligence shows that Palestinian terror group Hamas had to introduce “austerity plans” due to lack of funding from the Iranian regime....
19:00 2019-05-24

How Draymond Green found his zen The same competitive fire that makes Green great can get him into trouble with refs, opponents and teammates alike. But a quest to drop 25 pounds has helped him channel it for good....
16:26 2019-06-04

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a difference, as our reporter Andreas Spaeth found out....
22:13 2019-07-03

I-19 closed near Green Valley TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation say I-19 has been closed down in both directions near Green Valley. Official say the road has been closed near Esperanza boulevard after three people were shot. The Arizona Department of Public Safety says people in two cars started shooting at...
07:00 2019-06-30

E-scooters aren’t as green as you think E-scooters have a very environmentally-friendly image. Tiny and battery-powered, they seem like a convenient, responsible alternative to making short trips in a car, but new research suggests that the big picture is a lot more complicated. A team of researchers from NC State took an in-depth look at...
01:01 2019-08-03

Best green web hosting of 2019 Choosing a website hosting company typically involves weighing up many factors, such as price, features, support, reputation and more. The environmental impact of a web host probably won't rank high on most people's priority lists, if they think about it at all – but that could be a...
17:00 2019-05-29

Green: My role 'completely changes' without KD Warriors forward Draymond Green acknowledged that Kevin Durant's absence has forced him to dramatically alter his role, including becoming "more of a scoring threat."...
13:39 2019-05-30

Green: 'Not smart' to think Warriors' run over After falling to the Raptors in the NBA Finals, Warriors stars Draymond Green and Stephen Curry expressed confidence that the team's dominant run isn't over just yet....
09:52 2019-06-14

Grow your garden with only a little green Gardens can take many shapes and sizes, but they all need soil, tender loving care -- and a sprinkling of cash. Here's how you can control costs.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

Adding more bioethanol to petrol is no way to go green Making “greener” fuels by adding bioethanol to petrol will wreck the environment, not save it. We need to focus on making electric cars work, says Michael Le Page...
19:52 2019-07-18

Trump praises his green credentials Donald Trump played up "America's environmental leadership" ahead of the 2020 US presidential election. At the same time, he denounced the "unfair, ineffective and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord....
10:26 2019-07-09

It’s a summer of sparkle, but can sequins be ‘green’ ? The race is on to produce an eco-friendly version of the in-vogue accessorySequins, like dogs, are not just for Christmas. The essential element of festive dressing has jumped season this year to put the sparkle into summer. But not everyone is happy to see plastic making a comeback just as the fash...
17:13 2019-08-03

Warriors’ Draymond Green must step it up, or it’s all over TORONTO — Draymond Green had played like a ball of fire entering the NBA Finals, taking advantage of Kevin Durant’s absence by having the ball in his hands more and pushing the pace for the Warriors. While Green’s numbers are mostly solid, he has been sloppy (20 turnovers) and has not made enough of...
11:26 2019-06-09

Chad Green gives Yankees plenty to think about The Yankees’ use of a reliever starting a game has been a little different than other teams who use the “opener’’ strategy. Some clubs use a reliever for the first inning and then summon a starter from the bullpen. The Yankees have used the formula more because of injuries to the starting rotation a...
13:26 2019-08-16

Green, 22, hangs on to win her 1st LPGA major Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women's PGA Championship on Sunday for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years....
07:13 2019-06-24

Draymond Green Wants It Known That He Did Not Scuffle With Drake Raptors super fan and legendary cornball Drake was an unusually subdued presence during Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Toronto, perhaps because he got a stern talking-to from the league. But, with an assist from a salty Draymond Green, Drake still managed to deliver another meme-able moment after the f...
22:52 2019-05-31

Bengals WR A.J. Green can't see himself playing for another team Amid speculation that he could someday move on from the Cincinnati Bengals, wide receiver A.J. Green says he can't see himself wearing a different jersey....
17:00 2019-06-10

Daimler's new CEO touts green strategy Daimler's new boss Ola Källenius posted a brief internal audio message via social media in which he called on employees to support a new strategy to fully decarbonize its core automobile fleet over the next twenty years....
17:13 2019-05-24

Green laning: driving off-road in the UK Features 4 Aug, 2019 There are miles and miles of green lanes to explore up and down the country, so we join a GLASS guide for a true off-road adventure...
01:52 2019-08-05

iMovie for iOS now has a green screen feature iMovie for iOS is one of the most advanced video editors for a mobile device as it's able to edit 4K footage without stuttering and the amazing thing is that Apple offers it for the sweet price of free. Now, with the latest update, iMovie becomes even more powerful as it adds one feature that tradit...
11:52 2019-06-12

Pro-impeachment Rep. Al Green: No 'wow' moment from Mueller Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, said he saw no "wow" moment during the nearly eight hours of testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the House. ...
23:52 2019-07-24

There's Nothing Quite Like Draymond Green At Full Speed Draymond Green’s curse (well, other than the invisible backpack) is that no matter how good he gets at basketball, the most immediately and undeniably impressive basketball feats, the truly unmistakable displays of superhuman ability, will never be available to him. He will never pour on the hailsto...
20:26 2019-06-11

Pensions watchdog demands £50m from Green Pensions watchdogs are demanding that Sir Philip Green hands another £50m to the retirement scheme of his Arcadia retail empire to avert its collapse next week....
15:13 2019-05-31

Laughing Green Shirt Guy laughs for all of us These are dark days, so we have to take our laughs where we can get them. As well as our heroes. You can find both in this video posted on Twitter by KVOA anchor and investigative reporter Nick VinZant, from a city council meeting in Tucson. The meeting featured a discussion about making Tucson a sa...
22:13 2019-08-07

Your Green New Deal Questions, Answered Eighty years after U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal created a raft of public-works programs to address the Great Depression, some present-day members of his political party say measures no less grand in scope are needed to address the existential threat of global warming. A band of se...
18:26 2019-06-19

Green bonds have a chicken and egg problem Everyone wants to buy green bonds but many issuers, concerned about cost and complexity, don’t want to sell them. Non-green issuers could be all too ready to fill the void....
21:39 2019-06-19

Green Dot Tumbles as Competitors Close In Shares in the bank known for issuing prepaid debit cards fell after it scaled back its revenue and profit outlook, citing competition from financial-tech startups that offer checking and savings accounts....
18:52 2019-08-09

ESG: green bonds have a chicken and egg problem Everyone wants to buy green bonds but many issuers, concerned about cost and complexity, don’t want to sell them. Non-green issuers could be all too ready to fill the void....
15:13 2019-06-20

What is the future for Sir Philip Green? – podcast As Sir Philip Green’s retail empire faces the prospect of entering administration, putting 18,000 jobs at risk, the Guardian business reporter Sarah Butler discusses how we got here. Plus: Sadiq Khan responds to being called a loser by Donald TrumpIt has been a tumultuous few weeks for Sir Philip Gr...
07:26 2019-06-05

Green putts her way to the lead at Women’s PGA CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia couldn’t miss on the greens and holed a bunker shot late in her round at Hazeltine National for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green started with a 15-foot par putt, made a birdie putt from 20 feet on ...
04:39 2019-06-21

We now know what causes these two shark species to glow green Enlarge / The lighter areas on the skin of this chain cat shark contain a special molecule that absorbs the ocean's blue light and turns it into green light. (credit: David Gruber / iScience) Scientists have figured out why certain species of shark can absorb blue light in the ocean and essential...
22:39 2019-08-08

Former Red Sox infielder Pumpsie Green dies at 85 Former Major League infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, who was the first black player in Boston Red Sox history, died Wednesday from unknown causes at the age of 85....
10:13 2019-07-18

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way to go, but the climate crisis could quicken their ascent....
18:13 2019-07-15

Gun advocacy groups sue California over new law that bans firearms sales to 'law-abiding adults' under 21 Several gun advocacy groups filed a lawsuit to challenge a new California law banning the sale of firearms to people under 21 years of age.        ...
10:13 2019-07-04

Von der Leyen urges 'green deal' for a more united EU Von der Leyen, who is seeking to win over EU lawmakers, said she would make Europe the "first climate neutral continent." She also pledged to have more female EU commissioners and to extend the Brexit date....
12:13 2019-07-16

Green Bay Packers' J'Mon Moore recovering after car crash Green Bay Packers wide receiver J’Mon Moore is recovering after being involved in a car accident Friday, a day after the team’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens....
20:39 2019-08-20

The beauty industry now has its own green 'seal of approval' Environmental Working Group has launched EWG Verified, a label that will help consumers spot products that meet stringent ingredient and transparency requirements It may soon be easier for shoppers to find beauty products without toxic chemicals. The Environmental Working Group nonprofit launched a ...
05:39 2019-05-22

'Coal is over': the miners rooting for the Green New Deal Appalachia’s main industry is dying and some workers are looking to a new economic promise after Trump’s proves emptySet in a wooded valley between the Tug Fork river and the Mate creek, Matewan, West Virginia was the site of the 1920 Matewan Massacre, a shoot-out between pro-union coal miners and c...
14:39 2019-08-12

Baghdad’s Green Zone reopens to the public BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say Baghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock. Maj. Gen. Jassim Yahya Abd Ali tells The Associated Press that the area that houses the U.S. Embassy and Iraqi go...
16:52 2019-06-04

N4T Investigators: Green Fields School Closing TUCSON – Financial records obtained by News 4 Tucson Investigators are shedding new light on the financial situation of the Green Fields School. Records show that the school lost more than $500,000 in each of the last two years. According to income tax returns the school lost $548,551 in the 2...
08:26 2019-07-10

Green Fields students searching for new school TUCSON – Parents and students picked up their transcripts and said their goodbyes, Monday. Now they are scrambling to find the next best fit. After nearly 85 years and thousands of students, a well known Green Fields school has closed its doors and is filing for bankruptcy. Parents said there ...
08:52 2019-07-16

Green, Warriors reach four-year max extension Draymond Green's new agreed-to contract, which starts with the 2020-21 season, brings the total length and value of his deal with the Warriors to five years, $118 million....
20:00 2019-08-03

How to Make Green Beans Actually Taste Good If you hate green beans, there’s probably a good reason why. Your green bean experiences likely involved someone absentmindedly opening a can of green beans and throwing them in a saucepan on the stove. Maybe they were french cut (or not), and whoever was cooking threw in a few lardons of bacon (or ...
22:13 2019-06-19

Hydrogen has a dirty secret – let's not think it's always a green fuel Produced the right way, hydrogen can be a cleaner, greener alternative to fossil fuels powering our transport and elsewhere. But too often that's not the case...
17:00 2019-06-10

'Simply seeing green spaces' may help reduce cravings Access to a view of greenery from the comfort of your home reduces the frequency and intensity of cravings for alcohol, unhealthful food, and tobacco....
20:13 2019-07-16

Why Your Team Sucks 2019: Green Bay Packers Some people are fans of the Green Bay Packers. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Green Bay Packers. This 2019 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group. Read all the previews so far here....
12:26 2019-08-07

Centre Increases "Green" Budget To Rs 2,954 Crore The Centre on Friday increased the allocation for Environment Ministry from last fiscal by 10.4 per cent to Rs 2,954.72 crore for 2019-20 in what was termed as a "green budget" by Prime Minister......
20:13 2019-07-05

'Green wave' has little impact on EU top jobs' carve-up Despite an unprecedented surge in the recent European Parliament elections, the Greens were overlooked for the legislature's presidency and indeed for any of the bloc's other top jobs....
18:26 2019-07-03

Draymond Green wants NBA to let Drake keep up his sideline chatter TORONTO — Draymond Green says the NBA doesn’t need to put the clamps on Drake, saying he deserves to “get more leash.” One day after Green and Drake barked angrily at each other after the Raptors captured Game 1 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena, Warriors forward Green said he enjoys the b...
01:00 2019-06-01

Uber Gets Sell-Side Green Light The ride-hailing firm has a stamp of approval from nearly every large research group despite the fact that it has yet to prove its business model can turn a profit....
21:39 2019-06-04

Yankees option Chad Green to Scranton It ain’t easy being Green. Prior to Wednesday night’s series finale against the Angels, the Yankees announced that they’ve optioned the struggling Chad Green to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Additionally, the team also sent down Kyle Higashioka, and recalled Stephen Tarpley and activated ...
16:39 2019-05-21

D. Green says he's joining Lakers on 2-year deal Free-agent guard Danny Green announced late Friday night that he is signing a two-year deal with the Lakers. The team is also bringing back Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee, sources said....
14:52 2019-07-06

Green New Deal to cost up to $100,000 per home in first year The liberal Green New Deal pushed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and others would cost homeowners an average additional $70,000 in the first year, and over $100,000 for those living in Alaska, according to a new analysis....
18:00 2019-07-31

Green: Kawhi wanted 'his own route,' not Lakers As Danny Green -- perhaps Kawhi Leonard's closest teammate, having paired with him to win championships in both San Antonio and Toronto -- waited on Leonard's decision last week, he was pretty sure of one thing: Leonard would not be joining the Lakers....
02:52 2019-07-12

Raptors show appreciation for Leonard, Green The Toronto Raptors on Saturday extended their appreciation to Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green for helping lead them to their first NBA championship, hours after the two departed for rival teams in Los Angeles as free agents....
03:26 2019-07-07

Europe's Green Parties Grow New Support Left for dead on the political battlefield only a few years ago, environment-focused parties from Ireland to Germany made surprising gains in last week’s elections across the European Union, emerging as the fourth-largest bloc in the European Parliament....
13:39 2019-05-29

Traffic: Vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley Crews respond to vehicle fire on I-19 near Green Valley on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Courtesy: Official GV Fire PIO Twitter TUCSON – Crews are responding to a vehicle fire on Interstate 19 near Green Valley Tuesday afternoon. According to Green Valley Fire, the vehicle is on the right shoulder so...
01:00 2019-07-03

Britain's BBC gets green light to enhance iPlayer Britain's media regulator has given the BBC provisional permission to change its popular iPlayer on-demand platform from a 30-day catch-up service to one where programs are available for 12 months or longer....
15:13 2019-06-12

How green is Greta Thunberg's transatlantic trip? Greta Thunberg has set sail for New York, avoiding a plane journey for environmental reasons, but will her transatlantic trip really be 100% zero carbon?...
02:39 2019-08-15

Baghdad’s Green Zone, a barometer of war and peace BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad’s Green Zone has been a barometer for tension and conflict in Iraq for nearly two decades. The 4-square mile (10-square kilometer) heavily guarded strip on the banks of the Tigris River was known as “Little America” following the 2003 U.S. invasion that toppl...
08:52 2019-05-31

From Motorious: To the Green Hell and back in an Audi S8 From our sister site Motorious: From confusion and fatigue in Clapham, to euphoria and bewilderment at the Nurburgring, Audi's two-decade old S8 ticked every box on 750 miles of road’ in the abstract and as a first par in Italics...
15:00 2019-07-13

Green to unveil revamp of TopShop empire The high street tycoon Sir Philip Green is to launch a make-or-break revamp of his Top Shop empire that could see landlords handed a shareholding of more than one-third of the business....
13:26 2019-05-22

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
23:00 2019-08-16

Paris digs deep to green up, cool down Forests are shrinking around the world, but Europe is bucking the trend, with France at the heart of this reblooming effort. A new €72-million project in Paris plans to transform the City of Light into the City of Green....
05:52 2019-08-06

How `Transition Bonds’ Can Help Polluters Turn Green It makes sense that green bonds are meant for green companies. But there aren’t that many of them -- not enough to meet the rising demand from investors who want their money to have a positive impact on the environment. So what if some of that money went to finance green activities by less-than-gree...
12:00 2019-07-14

Another dog has died after being exposed to blue-green algae KNES5 A woman from Texas took her dog swimming in a river by her house earlier this month. It's there that Tamra Massey believes her dog, Fina, ate toxic blue-green algae, she wrote on Facebook. She said that shortly thereafter her dog died. According to KENS5, Massey said the whole incident took p...
05:26 2019-08-14

Rep. Al Green to force impeachment vote against Trump A Democratic lawmaker says he will force a vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump by next week, a dramatic step that could force the Democrat-led House to consider the measure for the first time, even over the objection of Speaker Nancy Pelosi.“The President of the United Sta...
22:52 2019-07-15

The infamous Kibarani dump in Mombasa goes green In a move to reclaim the lost glory of Mombasa, the government and local private stakeholders are tackling the 50-year-old Kibarani dump. They have started to repurpose the tract of land into a green recreational park....
14:26 2019-08-07

Contentious Jerusalem cable car gets green light JERUSALEM (AP) — A controversial Israeli plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem’s historic Old City has passed a major hurdle and now only requires government approval. The National Infrastructure Committee on Monday rejected a battery of petitions against the proposed cable car and green lit ...
16:52 2019-06-03

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates could lead to a $10 increase on a single gallon of gas, according to a new study of the so-called “carbon tax” and the liberal bid to rid vehicles that b...
20:13 2019-07-12

Green Bay Packers’ Quarterback Bart Starr Bart Starr, as the earnest and determined leader of the great Green Bay teams of the 1960s, became one of the most accomplished quarterbacks in history....
19:13 2019-05-26

Yankees recall Chad Green from Triple-A Prior to Sunday’s series finale between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees have recalled RHP Chad Green from Triple-A / Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Prior to today’s game, the Yankees recalled RHP Chad Green from @swbrailriders. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) May 12, 2019 The Yank...
16:39 2019-05-21

Australia's Green makes first win a major at Women's PGA Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to win a major with a one-stroke victory over South Korean Park Sung-hyun at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Sunday....
03:52 2019-06-24

'Outrageous conflicts of interest': Watchdog groups urge California Gov. Gavin Newsom to fire oil regulators Top California oil and gas agency employees held investments in companies they regulate, records indicate. Fracking permits are up sharply this year.        ...
07:39 2019-07-11

‘If others have rifles, we’ll have rifles’: why leftist groups are taking up arms Armed antifascists groups say they want to protect events from other malicious and potentially armed groups – a phenomenon that is becoming more and more commonThe van lumbered down one of Seattle’s many steep hills. A half dozen people packed inside but despite the heat, most wore long pants and bo...
08:52 2019-07-22

The Latest: Raptors may use Kawhi Leonard on Draymond Green TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday’s Game 1 between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Toronto may be going back to a plan that worked in the Eastern Conference finals. The East title series turned when the Raptors tasked Kawhi Le...
02:00 2019-05-31

The Fast and Furious Green Eclipse Was Even Faker Than You Thought The Hollywood wackiness of Paul Walker’s snot green Mitsubishi Eclipse from the first Fast And Furious movie goes much deeper than that goofy “Danger To Manifold” display. Did you know the car’s exhaust note in the movie was actually a mix of a supercharged CRX and a turbo Integra?...
20:52 2019-07-15

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, Who Integrated the Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Jackie Robinson may have been the broken the color barrier in Major League Baseball overall when he took to the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers in April 1947. But it would take a dozen more years, and a baseball player named Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, before the very last all-white team in the MLB, the ...
11:39 2019-07-19

Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green, the Red Sox’s first black player, dead at 85 BOSTON — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at in a hospital in San Leandro, near Oakland; no caus...
05:13 2019-07-18

Details Emerge In Bowling Green Commissioner’s Arrest WARREN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — New details are emerging after a Bowling Green city commissioner was arrested recently for alcohol intoxication, officials said. Authorities said Brian Nash was arrested Thursday. According to a news release from the Warren County Sheriff’s Department, Nash ...
17:39 2019-05-25

Current engines "too incredible" for Formula 1 - Andy Green Racing Point technical director Andy Green believes the current Formula 1 engines are "too incredible" and reckons F1 could benefit from a simpler power unit...
21:13 2019-05-31

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy thing” -- a remark likely to fuel Republican claims that the deal is nothing more than a thinly vei...
16:13 2019-07-12

Pumpsie Green, First Black Player for Boston Red Sox, Dies at 85 Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise of the time that remained all white....
07:26 2019-07-18

To ensure a green future the UK cannot rely on free markets alone The scale of the climate emergency requires nothing less than full government engagementWith just 11 years left to prevent irreversible damage caused by the climate emergency, there are still options to wean the world’s economy off its reliance on fossil fuels. However, anything less than putting Br...
15:52 2019-07-07

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
01:13 2019-05-31

Green Fields School may repay all debts after bankruptcy TUCSON – Green Fields School may pay all its debts despite closing, according to documents filed in federal bankruptcy court. Last week, the private Northwest Side School announced it was closing. Many parents paid deposits or tuition for the entire year. One parent paid $48,500 for 3 students, acco...
08:52 2019-07-16

Green Valley man sentenced to 16 years for killing stepson Bradley Dean Lewis/ Pima County Attorney’s Office TUCSON – The former out-of-state police officer found guilty for killing his stepson was sentenced to 16 years in prison, court officials released Tuesday. On June 26, 2018, Pima County Sheriff’s Department found 53-year-old Russell...
07:13 2019-05-29

Pro-impeachment Dems fear Al Green's renegade push House Democrats methodically working to build support for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump fear that a rogue move by a Texas Democrat could scramble their best efforts. It’s unclear whether Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) will seek Trump’s immediate impeachment or simply the launch of ...
20:00 2019-07-16

Drake, Dubs' Green exchange words after game Raptors superfan Drake exchanged words with Golden State's Draymond Green after Toronto won Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Prior to Thursday's game, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said the league office had conversations with Drake about his sideline conduct....
08:00 2019-05-31

Green EU lawmakers oppose von der Leyen's bid for Commission chief Germany's Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European Union lawmakers on Wednesday to become the next head of the bloc's executive, but her promises to fight climate change were not enough for Green deputies who vowed to vote against her....
23:26 2019-07-10

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as a center for green finance....
19:01 2019-05-21

Green Fields School closes after filing for bankruptcy TUCSON – After preparing young Tucsonans for college for about nine decades, Green Fields School announced Tuesday that the education institution has closed its doors for good. The college preparatory school located at 6000 N. Camino De La Tierra has been educating students from kindergarten t...
23:00 2019-07-09

House Sees Red on Rep. Al Green’s Effort to Impeach Trump Well, that didn’t take long. As many politicos predicted, the House on Wednesday rebuffed an effort put forth by Texas Democrat Al Green to impeach Donald Trump....
07:52 2019-07-18

The Mini SE combines green power with go-gart handling The EV market continues to expand with more automakers releasing more vehicles. At auto shows, the cars of the future are now shown with electric powertrains instead of giant V8 engines. Automakers have also started looking backward for the vehicles......
21:13 2019-07-23

Does the ‘Dream Act’ give green cards to gang members? Republicans say so, but the bill specifically excludes immigrants who were in criminal street gangs, as well as felons and those with three or more misdemeanors....
10:52 2019-06-17

Vehicle fire restricts NB I-19 traffic in Green Valley GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Green Valley Fire District responded to a vehicle fire that restricted northbound traffic Interstate 19 near Canoa Road Thursday afternoon. According to officials, the incident occurred south of the I-19 northbound off-ramp. A brush fire was reported in connection to the ...
01:01 2019-06-21

Green grabs first round lead at Women's PGA Championship Australian Hannah Green held a one-shot lead at the end of the opening round of the Women's PGA Championship on Thursday after Michelle Wie was reduced to tears as she pondered her future in the wake of an opening round 84....
13:39 2019-06-21

Hannah Green has big early lead at Women’s PGA at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green of Australia twice escaped trouble with par saves and shot 3-under 69, setting a daunting target at Hazeltine National with an early four-shot lead at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship. Green thought luck was on her side when she holed a short-sided bunker sho...
23:13 2019-06-21

Hannah Green holds onto 1-shot lead at Hazeltine CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green has a one-shot lead going into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and fresh evidence that going after her first LPGA Tour victory at a major won’t be easy. Green three-putted for bogey on the 18th hole at Hazeltine for a 2-under 70, lea...
03:26 2019-06-23

Hannah Green holds her nerve and becomes major champion CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green held her nerve and saved par from the bunker with a 5-foot putt on the final hole to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship for her first major championship, and the first by an Australian in 13 years. Green closed with an even-par 72 at Hazeltine National for ...
01:39 2019-06-24

China 'encroaching' on Germany's parliament: Green lawmaker The Bundestag has appealed China's travel ban on a Green party politician, apparently over her criticism of its human rights record. Margarete Bause told DW she has had several run-ins with the Chinese government....
19:00 2019-08-06

Heroes from across the Multiverse unite in this The Green Lantern #10 exclusive If Grant Morrison is writing a DC Comic, you can expect it to venture into the Multiverse. His wild run on The Green Lantern with artist Liam Sharp, colorist Steve Oliff, and letterer Tom Orzechowski is only getting bigger as it heads to its conclusion with issue #12, teaming Hal Jordan with a group...
06:52 2019-08-06

Study suggests that e-scooter fleets aren’t as green as they seem Love them or hate them, e-scooters are an increasingly common sight in cities around the world. Even New York City, a long-time holdout against shared electric scooter programs, looks set to legalize them soon. Scooter companies like to claim their p......
15:52 2019-08-05

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hour face-off between Democratic White House hopefuls...
20:26 2019-06-27

Green pledges £25m more to save Arcadia empire ‎ Sir Philip Green has handed another £25m to Arcadia's pension scheme in an eleventh-hour deal that improves his chances of averting the collapse into administration of his Top Shop empire....
05:13 2019-06-05

Manipur's 9-Year-Old Green Ambassador Wants To Be A Forest Official A nine-year-old girl, who has been appointed as Manipur's green ambassador, has said she wants to be a forest officer when she grows up and generate awareness on environment conservation....
14:26 2019-08-13

Appendicitis forces Green out of Misano DTM, Fittipaldi drafted in Haas Formula 1 test driver Pietro Fittipaldi will contest this weekend's Misano DTM round after all, replacing Audi driver Jamie Green who is recovering from appendicitis...
17:13 2019-06-06

Warren says the Green New Deal needs a $2T innovation boost to work Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren floated a $2 trillion climate innovation plan Tuesday, parts of which sound a lot like Republican talking points....
18:00 2019-06-04

Golf: Green leads Ariya by one shot at Women's PGA Australian Hannah Green had her lead whittled down to one stroke as Ariya Jutanugarn applied the heat in the third round of the Women's PGA Championship in Minnesota on Saturday....
12:26 2019-06-23

From green to stamp collecting: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this week‘Skintellectuals’ Super-informed beauty shoppers who know their nicotinamide from their retinol. Continue reading......
21:00 2019-06-14

Iran's Green Movement: Why US policies strengthen the regime Ten years ago, the Green Movement not only challenged the Iranian regime but also Washington's Middle East policies. Now, Trump's policies have emboldened Iranian hard-liners and cornered reformists even further....
13:39 2019-06-14

Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all gloom and doom for green investors, especially in Europe....
17:39 2019-06-18

Missing Green Valley woman found safe TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has located a missing 84-year-old woman from Green Valley and returned her home safely. Sandra Stone went missing Thursday morning in the 1100 block of N Rio Mineral in Green Valley, Ariz. Stone is listed as 5 feet 6 inches with hazel eyes an...
17:52 2019-08-16

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

Broncos sign offensive lineman Chaz Green ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos signed fifth-year free agent offensive lineman Chaz Green on the eve of a three-day minicamp that will wrap up their offseason work. Green has appeared in 22 games in three seasons with the Cowboys and one with the Raiders, where he spent the final month of...
01:52 2019-06-04

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi government offices, was now open “24 hours a day wi...
02:26 2019-06-05

House Democrats Offer an Alternative to the Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
10:52 2019-08-04

'Put that down, cancel that': the Guardian tracks Philip Green to Monaco As his Arcadia empire struggles for survival, its chairman is planning a grand prix partyWhile Sir Philip Green’s 19,000 employees fear for their future as his Arcadia retail empire attempts to engineer a rescue deal, the Guardian tracked down the multimillionaire owner to tax-free Monaco, where he ...
22:00 2019-05-23

Autocar confidential: Ian Callum's new favourite car, Jeep goes green and more The new XE has earned a spot in ex-Jaguar designer Ian Callum's private garage Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from the automotive industry Jag designer XE-dingly pleased with new saloon  Former Jaguar design boss Ian Callum had the pick of the company’s range whe...
02:52 2019-06-11

FROM THE FIELD: Green wall of opportunities grows in the Sahel An ambitious plan has got underway to plant a band of trees across the Sahel region of Africa, to hold back desertification and combat climate change, thanks to the support of the United Nations....
17:00 2019-08-19

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over a green leaf....
16:13 2019-05-24

Can green pioneer Costa Rica get citizens on their bikes? Costa Rica gets 98% of its power from renewables, yet has one of the biggest carbon footprints in Central America. Now, it wants to clean up transport, but can cycling improve its image?...
14:39 2019-05-21

Just 10% of fossil fuel subsidy cash 'could pay for green transition' Redirecting small portion of subsidies would unleash clean energy revolution, says reportSwitching just some of the huge subsidies supporting fossil fuels to renewables would unleash a runaway clean energy revolution, according to a new report, significantly cutting the carbon emissions that are dri...
11:26 2019-08-01

Seth Green’s alternative to toxic masculinity: ‘Changeland’ When Seth Green visited Thailand a decade ago with his friend Dan, the besties were mistaken for honeymooners. This didn’t faze either of them. “We’re both self-assured with our own sexuality, and with the depth of our relationship,” Green says. “Neither of us are afraid to demonstrate affection for...
23:52 2019-06-06

Tory MPs set out green manifesto urging more eco-friendly policies Fracking ban and new environment act among influential group’s suggestionsFracking should be banned, the UK must take global leadership on the climate emergency and a royal commission should decide how to build homes in an environmentally sustainable manner, an influential group of Conservative MPs ...
00:13 2019-07-03

Tim Murtagh’s magic for Ireland makes it a green day at Lord’s • It is best time to play England, says bowler after his five wickets• World Cup affected us, admits England coach Graham ThorpeFrom new heights, to fresh depths. Ten days after England won the World Cup final at Lord’s, they slumped to 85 all out against Ireland – bowled out before lunch on the fir...
00:13 2019-07-25

The Very Green Toyota 86 Hakone Edition Package Will Cost You $30,825 Hey gang. It’s Friday. We made it to the end of another week! I think it’s time for a little self-care, don’t you? I can think of nothing better to make yourself feel rejuvenated and sparkly new just in time for the weekend than gazing upon the oh-so-green Toyota 86 Hakone Edition. And for just over...
17:39 2019-08-02

Give Your Green Tea A Summery Spin With This Cooling Herb Ever thought about giving a minty spin to your favourite green tea? We've got you a refreshing green tea recipe with a twist of mint that you'll love to brew at home....
21:39 2019-07-03

Tiger Woods within striking distance of fifth Green Jacket "Tiger Woods shot his best score at Augusta National since 2011, a five-under-par 67 that lifted him within two strokes of leader Francesco Molinari after the third round at the Masters on Saturday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Hannah enjoys rub of the green en route to Women's PGA lead Australian Hannah Green pitched in from 60 yards to save par early in her second round en route to a four-shot clubhouse lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chaska, Minnesota on Friday....
23:26 2019-06-21

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in a U.S. court....
03:13 2019-06-01

House Democrats Plan an Alternative to Green New Deal The influential group of lawmakers is calling for net-zero emissions in the United States by 2050. Supporters of the Green New Deal say that's not enough....
21:13 2019-07-23

Green shoots 8-under 64 for one-shot lead of Czech Masters Gavin Green shot an 8-under 64 for a one-shot lead after the opening round of the Czech Masters on Thursday        ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Sources: Green, Mudiay to Jazz on 1-year deals Jeff Green has agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the Jazz, sources told ESPN. Utah also reached a one-year agreement with guard Emmanuel Mudiay, sources said....
04:39 2019-07-03

Jewish groups call for Labour to disown Peterborough by-election candidate after she 'liked' anti-Semitic Facebook posts Jewish groups have called for Labour to disown its candidate for the Peterborough by-election after it was revealed she had liked anti-Semitic posts on Facebook....
17:26 2019-06-02

Green light for Jorge Lorenzo to return to MotoGP at Silverstone The Honda MotoGP team has confirmed Jorge Lorenzo will make his return to action at this weekend's British Grand Prix, having been absent through injury since June...
01:00 2019-08-21

Yes, algae is green and slimy – but it could also be the future of food | Brian Kateman Algae could be a way for vegans and vegetarians to get the right kinds of omega-3 fatty acids in their dietsThe next time someone asks where you get your protein, the answer could be the green stuff.While vegans and vegetarians steer clear of fish and shellfish, there’s another kind of seafood we ne...
11:39 2019-08-13

Letitia James sues to block Trump’s green card changes New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration on Tuesday, challenging a rule change that makes it easier to deny green cards and visas to immigrants seeking government financial assistance. The Manhattan federal lawsuit — filed by James and the atto...
21:00 2019-08-20

Work to make the world a better place: 5 things you need to know about ‘green jobs’ Imagine a world in which practically everyone works in jobs that are helping to transform the global economy, and bring about a world where business can thrive and the needs of the most vulnerable people are met. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Masters champion Reed relying on Green Jacket for lift "Defending Masters champion Patrick Reed has used his Green Jacket as a motivational tool since he triumphed at Augusta last year and he does not want to hand it over even if it has not exactly been a lucky charm."...
19:26 2019-05-21

Formula 1 to push green credentials with new sustainable tech effort Formula 1 will take steps to promote its green credentials in the coming months, and a push towards synthetic fuels will follow as the championship aims at future sustainability targets...
16:00 2019-08-13

Um, Brian Austin Green Initially Rejected a ''Really Persistent'' Megan Fox It's safe to say that Brian Austin Green and Megan Fox got off to a rocky start. In fact, they almost didn't date at all. On Barstool Radio's KFC Radio, the actor admits that......
13:52 2019-08-16

Texas Rep. Al Green Formally Seeks to Impeach Donald Trump Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) set off the impeachment bomb in the House Tuesday evening when he formally submitted articles of impeachment against Donald Trump over the misgivings of House leadership and some of his Democratic colleagues....
08:39 2019-07-17

Team Sunweb never really wanted me to go for green jersey, admits Matthews "Michael Matthews admits his quest to clinch the green jersey was \"always on his mind\" after tactically dropping out of the sprint on Stage 11 of the Tour de France."...
00:00 2019-07-18

Steph Curry, Draymond Green rewriting NBA history. So are Warriors The Golden State Warriors are heading to the NBA Finals for the fifth consecutive season. Here is a look at some incredible numbers from their run.        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

House votes to kill Rep. Al Green's resolution to impeach Trump The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to set aside a resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, to introduce article of impeachment against President Trump – the third time the Houston-area lawmaker has taken a shot at impeaching the president, but the first since Democrats regained control of ...
05:39 2019-07-18

US Moves To Deny Green Cards, Citizenship For Poor Immigrants Legal immigrants who use public benefits - such as Medicaid, food stamps or housing assistance - could have a tougher time obtaining a green card under a policy change announced Monday that is at the......
10:26 2019-08-13