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US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power

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US briefing: impeachment battle, Syria crisis and California power

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Trump’s impeachment battle is part of a bigger global crisis in democracy The impeachment saga convulsing Washington — where an embattled leader is calling into question the very legitimacy of those opponents challenging his conduct — is mirrored elsewhere....
10:52 2019-10-04

US briefing: Syria, Ukraine arrests and Google backs climate deniers Friday’s top story: civilian death toll rising as Kurds flee Turkish onslaught. Plus, America’s failed aid promise to HaitiSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:26 2019-10-11

US briefing: Syria chaos, Trump tax returns and Florida voting rights Tuesday’s top story: Republicans lead criticism of president’s Syria withdrawal plan. Plus, Zion Williamson dunks for the Pelicans in pre-season debutSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:26 2019-10-08

Trump impeachment probe gains steam with briefing, depositions Two former officials who were engaged in the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine will meet with U.S. congressional committees starting this week, as the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump gains steam....
14:52 2019-10-02

US briefing: impeachment, Botham Jean murder and Jamal Khashoggi Wednesday’s top story: Pompeo defies Congress but state department witnesses still set to give evidence. Plus, Elizabeth Warren and the African American voteSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-10-02

US briefing: impeachment inquiry, Hong Kong protests and Irish border Tuesday’s top story: Trump scandal widens to reveal roles for Barr and Pompeo. Plus: why are so many black children being shot dead in one US city?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:39 2019-10-01

US briefing: Amazon crisis, G7 summit and Florida election hacking Tuesday’s top story: Brazil rejects $20m pledged by G7 to tackle rainforest fires. Plus, how the west fell for manufactured rage over migrantsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:26 2019-08-27

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for DemocratsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00 2019-07-12

DealBook Briefing: Carlyle’s Founders Give Outsiders More Power The investment giant announced that it is becoming a C corporation and moving to a “one share, one-vote” model that could give its stock price a boost....
18:26 2019-07-31

US briefing: Mueller testimony, Iran tanker crisis and Puerto Rico Monday’s top story: House committee chairman says Mueller has evidence of Trump’s ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’. Plus, Why leftist groups are taking up armsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:52 2019-07-22

US briefing: India election, Trump's bank records and an extinction crisis Thursday’s top story: Narendra Modi poised for landslide re-election in India. Plus, why are Republicans denying the wildlife extinction crisis?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:52 2019-05-23

US briefing: John Bolton fired, Florida's HIV crisis and West Bank row Wednesday’s top story: Trump to name new national security adviser next week. Plus, the reporters behind the story that brought down Harvey WeinsteinSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-09-11

US briefing: Democratic debate, Trump's wall and California boat fire Friday’s top story: Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders as frontrunners finally share a stage. Plus, the 100 best films of the 21st centurySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:00 2019-09-13

US briefing: Dorian, California boat fire and Greta Thunberg's 'superpower' Tuesday’s top story: five dead as Dorian inflicts ‘extreme destruction’ on Bahamas. Plus, the myth of the free speech crisisSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
19:52 2019-09-03

Here's what the impeachment battle could do to the US economy The American economy's chances of entering a recession are growing. The US-China trade war is still raging. And now President Donald Trump faces the specter of impeachment....
17:00 2019-09-26

Trump talks about impeachment, Biden, Syria President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe Thursday as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail. He held a rally in Minneapolis on Thursday night. (Oct 11)        ...
13:00 2019-10-11

Why Mitch McConnell Could Be Key In the Trump Impeachment Battle Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell allowed the slightest of distances between himself and President Donald Trump this week on his handling of Ukrainian aid. But the White House has no real reason to worry yet. Any shift, however small, could have dire consequences for a White House that, as of t...
22:39 2019-09-26

The battle against America's loneliness crisis Can an app bring together two of the most isolated age groups – students and seniors? ‘It’s important to connect with generations above and below,’ users sayWhile the digital natives of Generation Z and ageing seniors inhabit different worlds, the two groups have something urgent in common: loneline...
09:39 2019-10-08

The impeachment battle is a political earthquake. Here's what it means for stocks The American economy's chances of entering a recession are growing. The US-China trade war is still raging. And now President Donald Trump faces the specter of impeachment....
04:26 2019-09-26

Trump and U.S. Democrats jockey for position in deepening impeachment battle The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives was set on Wednesday to step up its impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump over his dealings with Ukraine, as the White House declared it would not cooperate with the probe....
08:00 2019-10-09

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months pregnant and nine months married, with so few poss...
12:13 2019-06-19

Et tu, Mitt? Trump blasts Republican senator as impeachment battle heats up U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival....
02:26 2019-10-06

Trump's impeachment battle could delay biofuels deal: industry sources U.S. biofuel industry sources said on Thursday they were concerned that an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump could delay a pending deal on biofuels policy that is meant to boost demand for corn-based ethanol and biodiesel....
01:52 2019-09-27

Impeachment inquiry: Pompeo defies Congress as battle lines drawn Secretary of state signals he will not comply with demands to hear depositions but witness are still set to give evidence, House saysDonald Trump’s administration has sought to defy congressional demands to hear depositions from senior officials, in the first major battle of a rapidly growing impeac...
10:00 2019-10-02

Contempt or impeachment? Trump and Democrats locked in ultimate congressional battle The White House strategy appears to be designed to force the Democrats’ hand, but lawmakers are treading cautiouslyDemocrats grabbed control of the House of Representatives in January of this year determined to restore congressional oversight. But with the Trump administration now at a moment of rec...
21:13 2019-05-22

Opinion: Strongmen power plays over Syria hurt the most vulnerable The US is apparently annoyed about Turkey’s planned offensive in northeastern Syria. But in reality, Presidents Erdogan and Trump are playing the same game — and human beings will lose, says Miodrag Soric....
22:26 2019-10-07

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels' last stronghold in the country's northwest has been repaired after insurgents bombed the facility the night before, kicking it off line....
13:26 2019-05-23

Battle to Power Electric Vehicles Reaches Sweden Swedish upstart Northvolt is aiming to become the prime provider of batteries to Europe’s makers of electric and hybrid cars, but faces tough competition from Asian tech giants....
22:39 2019-09-14

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a...
23:26 2019-07-02

Firefighters battle Southern California blaze A wildfire burning north of Los Angeles has forced mandatory evacuations of some 100,000 people as firefighters continue to battle the blaze driven by powerful Santa Ana winds. (Oct. 11)        ...
23:13 2019-10-11

Trump’s Syria decision tests the bounds of Republican support as he demands solidarity on impeachment Many Republicans feel far safer breaking with Trump on more distant issues of foreign policy, where the president often finds himself outside of his party’s historic positioning, than on matters that personally affect Trump....
04:13 2019-10-10

Seven days: Inside Trump’s frenetic response to the whistleblower complaint and the battle over impeachment After a White House scramble and disagreement over releasing the rough transcript of a call with Ukraine’s leader and the complaint it prompted, President Trump went against the advice of some aides and advisers and gambled that he could overcome the forces and possible evidence arrayed against him....
05:13 2019-09-26

Abuse of power, not criminality, key to Trump impeachment Democratic lawmakers have a strong case for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump if they can prove he abused his power when he asked Ukraine's president to "look into" an American political rival, several legal experts said....
12:39 2019-09-27

How Trump’s Obsession With a Conspiracy Theory Led to the Impeachment Crisis The warning signs were there. In a tweet or offhand remark, President Donald Trump would touch on what he said Ukraine had done to him during the 2016 election. Top Administration officials got an earful. Foreign leaders were treated to the stories. Occasionally his rants would unspool on live TV. &...
14:26 2019-10-03

Hillary Clinton backs Trump impeachment: ‘We are in a crisis’ Hillary Clinton joined her fellow Democrats in calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump on Tuesday. Clinton made the statement while speaking to People Magazine, saying the country is in a “crisis.” “I did not come to that decision easily or quickly, but this is an eme...
14:39 2019-09-25

What does the FIFPro World XI say about the Premier League's big power battle? Gareth Southgate might have taken some small satisfaction from the announcement this week of the runners and riders for football's prestigious Fifa FIFPro World XI awards....
16:13 2019-09-07

Podcast: Eight races to decide Ferrari F1 2019 power battle Charles Leclerc is favourite to follow up his maiden Formula 1 victory in Belgium with another at Monza this weekend, so has he established himself as Ferrari's lead driver?...
19:52 2019-09-05

Wiggins: Stage 6 battle will show where Ineos power lies "Bradley Wiggins says a potential showdown between reigning champion Geraint Thomas and co-leader Egan Bernal at La Planche des Belles Filles on Thursday could give a true indicator of where the power lies in Team Ineos."...
15:00 2019-07-11

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
14:52 2019-05-21

Impeachment isn’t the answer to America’s political crisis | Samuel Moyn Attempting to oust Trump so that centrists can return to power misses the point. A new politics must be forgedDonald Trump is facing impeachment, and a single phone call seems to have tipped the balance. During a conversation in July with the Ukrainian president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, he asked for he...
00:13 2019-09-27

Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko set for battle of wits, power and skill Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko make weight for lightweight unification clash The post Luke Campbell and Vasyl Lomachenko set for battle of wits, power and skill appeared first on Boxing News....
19:52 2019-08-30

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:52 2019-05-21

Huawei Founder Details 'Battle Mode' Reform Plan to Beat US Crisis Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of US......
15:00 2019-08-20

Huawei founder details 'battle mode' reform plan to beat U.S. crisis China's Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a "live-or-die moment" in the wake of U.S. export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said....
13:00 2019-08-20

A battle of bra-baring waitresses and ultra-religious protesters explains Israel’s crisis  Israel was founded by secular Zionists, but it now has an ultra-Orthodox population growing in size and influence that is resisting attempts to assimilate their cloistered communities....
17:52 2019-06-11

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for law enforcement agencies have always been upfront that this tool for transparency was a double-edged sword.Because while these devices clipped to the c...
15:00 2019-06-14

One California police officer killed, two injured in Riverside gun battle One California Highway Patrol officer was killed and two were injured on Monday when a gun battle broke out in Riverside, California, a department spokesman said....
19:00 2019-08-13

Juan Williams on Dem impeachment battle: Ocasio-Cortez motivated by 'fury,' Pelosi by winning in 2020 Is there a civil war brewing among Democrats over impeachment? "The Five" addressed the topic today with co-host Juan Williams saying Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is motivated to impeach President Trump by "fury" and that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is motivated not to impeach hi...
04:39 2019-06-18

What We Know About the California Power Outages Wednesday: PG&E is cutting electricity for customers in Northern and Central California to prevent wildfires. Also: Game 5 for the Dodgers, and a celebration of bikes in L.A....
21:00 2019-10-09

California power outage Q&A: What you need to know To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

Here's what you need to know about the California power outages To prevent fires, PG&E has started cutting electricity to more than 1 million Californians amid high wind forecasts. Here's what you need to know        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Top House Democrat says impeachment inquiry to target ‘abuse of power’ House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said on Sunday the House's impeachment inquiry will focus on “abuse of power,” adding it could include possible White House failures to comply with congressional subpoenas.“There's evidence of that hiding in plain sight of that fact,” the New York con...
23:13 2019-09-29

Samantha Power reproached Obama for his 'distorted' account of Syria red line flip-flop As president, Barack Obama reversed a plan to punish Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s chemical weapons attacks and then gave a “distorted” account of the decision, according to a top adviser’s new memoir....
16:13 2019-09-12

'A battle worth waging': family whose son died in opioids crisis celebrate Oklahoma settlement Austin Box’s family find comfort knowing that his story played an important role in the long fight against crisisEight years after her son, Austin Box, died at 22-years-old from a lethal mix of prescription painkillers, Gail Box finds comfort knowing his story is playing an important role in the bat...
05:39 2019-08-29

California: north and south battle wildfires as preventive shutoffs hit millions Blazes destroy homes and buildings and spur evacuations while high winds fuel fears for San Francisco Bay areaA mobile home community in southern California fell victim to a rapidly spreading wildfire on Thursday, as millions of people in the state were left without power amid a high fire threat.The...
08:13 2019-10-11

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintained power plants are struggling to meet demand, and...
14:26 2019-05-29

PG&E Announces Plans to Cut Power in California Pacific Gas & Electric announced plans to shut off power in central and northern California on Tuesday. About 800,000 customers in 34 counties—millions of people—will be affected on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-10-09

Randeep Surjewala Blames "Mismanagement" For Power Crisis In Haryana Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday sought a clarification from the Haryana government on the power situation, claiming that people were reeling under power cuts due to its......
19:52 2019-06-14

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as Asian officials escalate the battles....
02:13 2019-08-14

Power crisis turns night into day for Zimbabwe's firms and families Around 9 p.m., a siren pierces the pitch-black night at the Willowvale industrial park in Zimbabwe, signalling that power has been restored after a day-long outage....
16:39 2019-08-01

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record levels of carbon-intensive concrete just poured at th...
00:13 2019-07-03

G20 countries triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis.The bloc of major economies pledged a decade ...
23:13 2019-06-27

Peru thrown into constitutional crisis amid power struggle A bitter struggle between Peru’s president and congress over who will govern the South American country is threatening to become a lengthy and destabilizing legal battle as each side digs in amid the deepest constitutional crisis in nearly three decades...
23:52 2019-10-01

PG&E Cuts Power to 500,000 in California: Live Updates Pacific Gas & Electric, the largest utility in the state, could cut electricity to 800,000 customers by day’s end as a precaution against sparking wildfires....
21:00 2019-10-09

Major power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that services more than a third of California will cut power to an unprecedented swath of the state as a prevent...
15:26 2019-10-09

Record power shutoffs in California are set to become the new normal With nearly 800,000 customers affected in the largest shutdown this year, the utility is hoping to avoid a devastating fire seasonAmid fierce winds and dry conditions, the utility company that services more than a third of California will cut power to an unprecedented swath of the state as a prevent...
20:39 2019-10-09

The Latest: PG&E announces new California power cutoffs SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on proactive power cutoffs in Northern California to prevent wildfires (all times local): 4:48 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric is alerting 27,000 customers in portions of five Northern California counties that power will be proactively shut down to guard against weather-r...
03:52 2019-06-09

PG&E Cuts Power in California, Affecting Millions PG&E began cutting power to about 700,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into bankruptcy court....
15:00 2019-10-10

Power slowly restored after California shutoffs The largest U.S. utility has turned power back on for about a fifth of the nearly 2 million people who lost power in California over a two-day span in a deliberate move to prevent its equipment from sparking and causing wildfires. (Oct. 10)        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Power cuts affect many across Northern California California's largest utility says as many as two million people will remain without power at least through Thursday as a precaution against wildfires. The outage affects mostly Northern California and parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. (Oct 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it faces a #MeToo firestorm. Home state Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are among the candidates co...
08:52 2019-05-31

Female African coders ‘on the front-line of the battle’ to change gender power relations: UN chief Young female African coders are “on the front-line” of the battle to change traditionally male power relations and bring about a more equitable balance between men and women, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said during his visit to Ethiopia to attend the African Union Summit in Addis Ababa....
18:13 2019-05-21

Democrat in Competitive California District Joins Call for Impeachment Inquiry Representative Katie Porter is one of the first to endorse impeachment proceedings among House Democrats who are expected to face tough re-election campaigns....
02:52 2019-06-18

Both sides in Sudan political crisis hail power-sharing deal Sudan’s military leaders and its pro-democracy movement are welcoming a power-sharing agreement, raising hopes it will end a three-month political crisis that paralyzed the country and led to a violent crackdown that killed scores of protesters...
18:26 2019-07-05

Peru Has Been Thrown Into a Constitutional Crisis Amid a Bitter Power Struggle (LIMA, Peru) — A bitter struggle between Peru’s president and congress over who will govern the South American country threatened to become a lengthy and destabilizing legal battle as each side dug in Tuesday amid the deepest constitutional crisis in nearly three decades. President Mart&...
09:39 2019-10-02

Millions in California to be without power for days due to wildfire danger The utility announced that it was shutting off power to 800,000 customers in 34 northern, central and coastal California counties beginning as early as midnight Wednesday to reduce the chance of fierce winds knocking down or toppling trees into power lines during a siege of hot, dry, gusty weather....
14:39 2019-10-09

California power outages could cost region more than $2bn, some experts say Precautionary cuts, meant to limit wildfire danger, has economic impact on businesses from restaurants to transitThe California utility company Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) on Wednesday turned out the lights on nearly 2m customers across three dozen California counties, an unprecedented move t...
05:52 2019-10-12

Power may be shut off for more than 700,000 customers in California to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 700,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
20:26 2019-10-08

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills Saturday as a pre-emptive measure to avoid sparking a wildfire....
04:13 2019-06-09

California power outages hit hard for elderly, those with medical needs In many communities hit by California's fire and electricity crises, vulnerable residents were grappling with issues such as disrupted health-related routines or the loss of costly perishable foods....
18:00 2019-10-12

California utility proactively cuts power because of weather Pacific Gas & Electric cut power Saturday to about 1,600 customers in Northern California to reduce risk of wildfires amid windy, dry and warming weather conditions that raised the year's first red flag warnings....
03:13 2019-06-09

PG&E power outage could cost the California economy more than $2 billion In an unprecedented move, PG&E enacted large-scale power cuts in Northern and Central California as a preventative measure aimed at curbing wildfires....
04:39 2019-10-11

Wine country coping with California power cuts As California's biggest utility cut power to more than a million people Wednesday to curb the wildfire danger from windblown power lines, residents and tourists in the wine country town of Sonoma were coping with the impact of the shutoff. (Oct. 9)        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
04:39 2019-06-19

California Dem convention heats up as candidates jab Trump, call for impeachment ... and contend with hecklers Fourteen presidential hopefuls rallied at the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco Saturday, taking shots at Trump and outlining their platforms to attract votes from thousands of activists, party delegates and guests in attendance. ...
06:52 2019-06-02

Trump administration moves toward national fuel economy standard, prepares for legal battle with California EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced Thursday a “One National Program Rule,” paving the way for the federal government to set national uniform standards for fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions for cars and light-duty trucks....
19:13 2019-09-19

Who Leads Peru? Power Struggle Creates Worst Political Crisis in Decades The president and vice president both claim to lead the country. Congress has been closed. Here’s what you need to know to understand the dysfunction roiling Peru....
03:26 2019-10-02

It’s not a crisis of masculinity that’s responsible for mass shootings. It’s male power | Suzanne Moore US massacres such as those in El Paso and Dayton have become shockingly ordinary. How many people have to die before we confront what’s really happening?You didn’t have to ask, did you, when you heard about the latest shootings in the US? You didn’t think: “Well, there are a hell of a lot of women o...
01:13 2019-08-06

California utility cuts off power to thousands to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern California woke up on Tuesday without electricity after the utility company Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to try to prevent wildfires amid windy, dry an...
19:00 2019-09-24

California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
05:52 2019-06-09

California wildfire spreads as fears mount over further power shutoffs Saddleridge fire, which started in Sylmar, consumed more than 4,600 acres by 3am Friday, officials saidWildfire danger spread from northern California to the south of the state, as a blaze swept through the San Fernando Valley’s northern foothills and concerns rose that a utility company could order...
05:52 2019-10-12

California power shutoff: how PG&E's actions hit the medically vulnerable the hardest The impacts of the electricity cut are being disproportionately felt by those dependent on medical devicesDeanne Mediati learned of northern California’s massive power shutoff when her husband shook her awake at 3.30 in the morning on Wednesday. “Honey, the power is out,” he told her. “You’re not br...
05:52 2019-10-12

'A victim of their own failure': Why PG&E's massive power shutdown in California was inevitable Months after declaring bankruptcy, California's primary public utility, PG&E, has once again raised the ire of residents and politicians alike.        ...
10:52 2019-10-10

PG&E shutdown: 800,000 people to lose power to prevent California wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in the largest preventive outage in state history.Wit...
16:13 2019-10-09

PG&E Retires Power Line Blamed for California's Deadliest Wildfire PG&E has permanently retired the high-voltage power line that sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history after detailed inspections revealed serious problems on that transmission line and others....
11:39 2019-06-20

Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
06:00 2019-10-10

California faces historic power outage due to fire danger SAN FRANCISCO — Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Tuesday it would shut off power in the largest preventive outage in state history to try to avert wildfires caused by faulty lines. PG&E said it wo...
06:52 2019-10-09

California power cutoff begin as wildfire risks rise Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the utility said....
16:13 2019-10-09

Power outage cancels flights at Southern California airport John Wayne Airport in Southern California canceled all flights after a power outage left all its terminals in the dark late Friday.        ...
08:13 2019-08-03

PG&E restores power to over 2 million California residents as wildfires rage The power is back on for more than two million California residents. Pacific Gas and Electric Company had turned off the juice for large swaths of northern California in an effort to tamp down on wildfires that have ravaged the state in recent days, the Associated Press reported. The state’s n...
20:00 2019-10-12

Power Outage in California Affects Millions as PG&E Tries to Avoid Wildfire PG&E Corp. began cutting power to about 800,000 households and businesses across California in an unprecedented move to lower the threat of wildfires in the face of the kind of windstorm that previously fueled deadly infernos and propelled the utility into bankruptcy court....
23:00 2019-10-09

Man dies after California power outage prevents him from getting to oxygen machine A man who relied on an oxygen machine to breathe died 12 minutes after a preventative power cut to his Northern California home — but the local coroner told his incredulous family that the outage did not cause his death. “The power going off and him not being able to get to his oxygen is,......
20:00 2019-10-12

California power cutoff begins as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by high winds and hot, dry weather....
23:00 2019-10-09

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
17:26 2019-06-09

California Turns Off Power Supply To Millions To Prevent Wildfires Rolling blackouts set to affect millions of Californians began Wednesday as a utility company started switching off power to an unprecedented number of households in the face of hot, windy weather......
23:26 2019-10-09

California utility will shut off power to 800,000 people to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric plans to cut power to 34 northern and central counties in state’s biggest-ever preventive outageA California utility has announced it will shut off power to more than 800,000 customers in an effort to prevent new wildfires, in the largest preventive outage in state history.Wit...
03:39 2019-10-09

California wildfire risk may cause power outages in 30 counties for more than 600,000 customers The largest utility in California has warned it may cut off power for large parts of the northern part of the Golden State starting Wednesday and lasting into the week to prevent its equipment from sparking wildfires during expected warm, windy weather. ...
11:39 2019-10-09

Power Outages Are Looming in California. Here’s How to Prepare for Wildfire Season. Tuesday: What you need to know to be ready for a power shut-off. Also: Representative Katie Porter supports an impeachment inquiry, and an appreciation of Ozomatli....
00:00 2019-06-19

Nearly a million in California facing power outages to prevent wildfires Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for more than 900,000 customers to prevent wildfires.        ...
02:00 2019-10-09

California: nearly 2 million without power amid shutoff to avoid wildfires Winds in the southern part of the state have forced the utilities there to issue shutoff warnings for Los Angeles and San DiegoGusts reaching 70mph raked the San Francisco Bay Area early on Thursday after California’s biggest utility shut off electricity to nearly 2 million people for fear high wind...
00:13 2019-10-11

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
12:52 2019-07-14

EPA: California is failing to meet water standards amid homeless crisis The Trump administration warned the state of California Thursday that it is "failing" to uphold federal water quality standards, leading to "significant public health concerns" in cities with large homeless populations....
14:39 2019-09-27

Deadly cliffside collapse underscores California's climate-fueled crisis Tragedy in Encinitas comes as nearly 75% of state’s coastlines erode, endangering lives, homes, and infrastructureThree women were killed last week while sunning on a beach in Encinitas, California, when the bluff above them gave way.The sudden tragedy that befell Anne Clave; her mother, Julie Davis...
07:39 2019-08-07

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
17:00 2019-06-03

Impostor marijuana vapes flood California as health crisis expands Deceptive rip-off marijuana vapes on the streets of California could be linked to the emerging public health crisis of vaping-related deaths, according to a new report....
01:39 2019-09-18

Trump attacks California's homeless crisis with false environmental trope The president threatened to issue San Francisco a violation after claiming the city allowed needles and waste to flow into the oceanDonald Trump has targeted San Francisco and its homeless crisis once again, saying his administration will issue the city an environmental violation notice for allowing...
03:00 2019-09-20

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitarian impact of on-going fighting in Syria....
00:52 2019-07-03

In its insatiable pursuit of power, Silicon Valley is fuelling the climate crisis | Rebecca Solnit Big tech isn’t interested in a better world, just a more profitable one. To beat it, we need to break its stranglehold on usThe climate crimes of big tech are legion. This summer the Amazon burned. Why? In part because of the policies of the new anti-environmental, anti-human-rights president, Jair ...
19:52 2019-10-10

Locals Disrupt Coal Supply To Bihar's NTPC Kahalgaon, Power Crisis Feared Scores of locals are staging a demonstration at Kahalgaon disrupting supply of coal to the 2340 MW NTPC unit even as officials today expressed concern over fast depleting stocks which could lead to a......
18:26 2019-08-09

California governor says broad power shutdown to prevent fires 'unacceptable' California Governor Gavin Newsom called a widespread electricity shutdown triggered by a power company to prevent wildfires "unacceptable", as gale-force winds and dry weather posed a critical fire threat to the north of the state....
11:39 2019-10-11

Trump confirms U.S. will revoke California's power to require cleaner cars U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency will revoke California's authority to require automakers to build cleaner vehicles than federal requirements demand - a decision that will set off a massive legal battle....
20:52 2019-09-18

No traffic signals, no gas stations: How motorists are coping with California's power outages Stoplights were out at intersections and getting gas or charging up an electric car took some planning. But overall, the outages weren't a commuting disaster        ...
02:13 2019-10-11

Summer heat could challenge power grids in Texas and California: NERC Texas and California could face electric reliability issues this summer because they may not have enough generation resources available to meet peak air conditioning demand, according to a report from the country's reliability coordinator on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
00:39 2019-10-11

UPDATE 2-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
04:39 2019-10-10

UPDATE 1-California utility to cut power to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp planned to proactively shut off power on Saturday to 27,000 customers in Northern California due to an increased risk of wildfires, officials said....
09:00 2019-06-09

UPDATE 3-Power cut to millions as California faces heightened wildfire risks Electricity was shut off to nearly 750,000 California homes and workplaces on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co (PG&E) imposed a string of planned power outages of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely windy, dry weather....
05:39 2019-10-10

More than 1 million in California are without power to curb wildfire risk; more outages coming More than 1 million Californians were in the dark in the first phase of a multi-day power outage aimed at curbing wildfire risks amid high winds.        ...
19:52 2019-10-09

California utility cuts power to up to 27,000 customers to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is under pressure to prevent fire starts after downed power lines and other company equipment have been blamed for conflagrations that began during so-called fire weather....
07:00 2019-06-09

UPDATE 1-Power shut off to millions in California as wildfire risks rise Electricity was shut off to more than 500,000 California homes and businesses on Wednesday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co imposed a planned power outage of unprecedented scale to reduce wildfire risks posed by high winds and hot, dry weather....
00:13 2019-10-10

California utility restores power to 100,000 homes, businesses. But millions are still in the dark. PG&E was turning the lights back on for more than 100,000 homes and businesses as wildfire risk eases. SDGE power shutoff also possible.        ...
19:52 2019-10-10

California counties go dark as PG&E shuts off power to grapple with wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric is “proactively” shutting off power in portions of 34 counties in northern and central California amid severe wind conditions Wednesday and Thursday, the utility announced....
19:00 2019-10-09

California power lines spark wildfires and prompt blackouts. Why not just bury them? It would take more than 1,000 years to underground all the lines at the current rate. And it all comes out of the customer's pocket eventually.        ...
01:13 2019-10-12

California utility PG&E cuts off power to some customers to reduce wildfire risk Utility PG&E Corp proactively shut off power on Saturday to around 1,600 customers in northern California and said it might expand the shutdown to tens of thousands more due to an increased risk of wildfires....
19:39 2019-06-08

California power shutoffs: when your public utility is owned by private investors Widescale power shutdown reveals the depth of California’s infrastructure problems amid a growing climate crisisWhen the United States’ largest investor-owned utility, Pacific Gas and Electric, shut down power to millions of Californians this week, nearly no one was ready. Not governments. Not busin...
07:52 2019-10-12

Oxygen-dependent California man dies 12 minutes after PG&E cuts power to his home A Northern California man dependent on an oxygen supply died Wednesday, shortly after power cuts by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. affected his home, fire officials said Friday....
06:39 2019-10-12

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
17:13 2019-06-08

Power returns to Northern California; firefighters gain on wildfires in SoCal The lights were back on for more than 2 million Northern Californians after strong winds fueling wildfire concerns prompted a preemptive outage.        ...
22:13 2019-10-13

California wildfire risk prompts planned mass cutoff of PG&E power Nearly 800,000 California homes and businesses can expect to lose electricity for up to several days from Wednesday, in a planned PG&E power shutdown of unprecedented scale due to heightened wildfire risks from high winds, the utility said....
08:52 2019-10-09

California utility cuts off power to thousands amid wildfire threat Pacific Gas & Electric cuts service to 24,000 customersWindy, dry and hot conditions endanger northern CaliforniaThousands of people in northern California woke up on Tuesday without electricity after the utility company Pacific Gas & Electric cut power to try to prevent wildfires amid windy, dry an...
23:52 2019-09-24

California's Largest Utility to Shut Off Power to 800,000 Customers Due to Wildfire Risk Power shutoffs are slated to hit customers in 34 of California’s 58 counties between Wednesday morning and Thursday afternoon due to high risk of wildfires, with utility company Pacific Gas and Electricity (PG&E) saying it expected nearly 800,000 customers to be affected.Read more......
05:39 2019-10-09

General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
01:52 2019-06-22

2020 Dems aren’t going far enough to address California homeless crisis, advocates claim Many of the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates are calling for sweeping affordable housing plans to address the chronic issue of homelessness, but advocates on the ground who see the issue up close say it doesn’t go far enough and they wish candidates would assign it more urgency. ...
03:13 2019-10-12

UPDATE 1-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable....
01:52 2019-06-22

California power outages aim to reduce risk of wildfires caused by dry and windy weather On Oct. 9, 2019, California's leading utility began shutting off power to more than 800,000 subscribers in bid to reduce the risk of wildfires.        ...
19:52 2019-10-09

PG&E begins 2nd wave of California planned power outages to head off wildfire risk The largest utility company in California began their second wave of planned power outages to head off wildfire danger from downed power lines Wednesday evening, according to a report....
09:39 2019-10-10

Millions in California face planned power outages over statewide wildfire threats Pacific Gas & Electric, California's largest utility, said Wednesday it will begin to shut off electricity to portions of 34 different counties statewide -- affecting more than 2 million people -- over wildfire concerns....
15:26 2019-10-09

Gov. Gavin Newsom gives California Horse Racing Board power to suspend licenses California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation that gives the state's horse racing board the authority to suspend licenses to protect the safety of horses after 30 died this year at one park....
18:52 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-In California, food spoils, businesses close as power outages imposed A California dentist canceled dozens of appointments and supermarkets tried to save rotting food on Thursday as electricity was cut to over 600,000 homes and workplaces in a second day of planned power outages to cut wildfire risks....
02:39 2019-10-11

UPDATE 2-General Electric to scrap California power plant 20 years early General Electric Co said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share of inexpensive electricity....
05:39 2019-06-22

Blaming shelters and street sleeping, Donald Trump blasts California for homeless crisis Donald Trump hands out a conservative prescription to remedy homelessness, blaming shelters and calling for cities to ban sleeping on streets.        ...
13:52 2019-09-18

Thursday’s Daily Brief:  Facebook rallies against vaccination ‘fake news’, DPR Korea UN staff cuts call, Syria crop report, crisis funding and Dorian latest A recap of Thursday’s stories: Facebook and WHO work together to stem misinformation on vaccines; North Korea tells UN to cut staff; $75 million allocated for eight crises; mixed news on Syria crop production; ‘digital divide’ sidelines most vulnerable....
02:13 2019-09-06

California’s power outage means problems for electric cars. Tesla says charge up, quick. A San Francisco Bay Area power utility shut off power to more than half a million customers amid a wildfire threat, and Tesla vehicles flashed a warning to charge up beforehand....
02:39 2019-10-10

PG&E power shutdown begins in California amid threat of 'explosive' wildfires, affecting millions The largest utility in California began turning off the lights for hundreds of thousands of customers in the northern part of the Golden State early Wednesday that could last for days due to what officials are calling an unprecedented wildfire danger that could lead to "explosive" blazes. ...
19:52 2019-10-09

California utility begins restoring power after mass planned outage due to wildfire threats Southern California Edison says 89,500 customers are under consideration for a power shutoff as threats of wildfires loom.        ...
21:52 2019-09-24

Lights out? PG&E plans to shut off power for more than 800K customers in California to reduce wildfire risk Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison may shut off power for nearly a million customers in an effort to prevent wildfires.        ...
13:52 2019-10-09

Biden Gets Impeachment, Castro Talks High Rents and Booker's Totally Spent: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 11 The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings take a one-week snapshot of the campaign season and imagine, using just that week, which candidate running for president would be best for black America. Most weeks, we (me, Dr. Jason Johnson, politics editor of The Root; Marcus Ferrell, former African...
17:00 2019-09-28

Blackout in Southern California grounds flights at John Wayne Airport, leaves thousands without power A blackout in Southern California on Friday reportedly left around 28,000 customers without power and grounded all flights at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport through 7 a.m. Saturday....
15:52 2019-08-03

Police search for motive in 'long and horrific gun battle' near California freeway Police are investigating why a man suddenly opened fire just off a freeway in Riverside, California. A California Highway Patrol officer was killed.        ...
17:26 2019-08-14

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric cuts power to millions in multi-phase fire prevention effort With millions in California facing power outages Wednesday, the state's largest utility said it's powered down neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay area and central and northern regions as a wildfire mitigating method....
21:52 2019-10-09

Police search for motive in 'long and horrific gun battle' off California freeway in Riverside Police are investigating why a man suddenly opened fire just off a freeway in Riverside, California. A California Highway Patrol officer was killed.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

Turkish army, Syria rebels to advance into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new phase in Syria's war and deepen regional turmoil....
13:52 2019-10-09

Democrats Respond to Mueller Statement by Calling for Impeachment, but Also Not Impeachment, but Also More Investigations, but Also Oversight, but Also All of the Above Should Donald Trump be impeached? That’s a good question, and one that every Democrat running for president in 2020 and many other party leaders have been asked for months. The answer is yes, but for the Democrats that point of view is far from unanimous....
21:26 2019-05-29

‘Insane Impeachment Witch Hunt.’ Trump Rages in His First Rally Since the Start of the Impeachment Inquiry When President Donald Trump took the stage in Minnesota Thursday night, it was his first appearance at a rally since House Democrats formally launched an impeachment inquiry. And he used much of his time on the stage to vent about the proceedings threatening to derail his presidency. “They wan...
14:39 2019-10-11

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It was widely foreseen. It could, and should, have been prevented. Responsibility lies principally with...
12:13 2019-10-13

‘Using power builds power’: meet the woman tipped to lead the labor movement Sara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants, has struck a chord with activists calling for her to run for labor’s top job: president of the AFL-CIOSara Nelson, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants union (AFA) and an emerging force in an energized labor movemen...
08:26 2019-09-09

Wind power developers upbeat about Alberta despite end of power project auctions Panellists at a wind energy conference in Calgary say Alberta is still the best place in Canada to build renewable power projects despite the United Conservative government's decision to unplug the previous NDP regime's project auctions....
00:39 2019-10-10

‘Power is not given, power is taken’, UN chief tells women activists, urging push-back against status quo After hearing from many of the world’s top women politicians on Tuesday in a session on “Women in Power”, Secretary-General António Guterres, held a Town Hall meeting for civil society activists where he underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality....
18:13 2019-05-21

'Super Power Looks At Rising Power': Minister's Take On PM-Trump Photo Minister Anurag Thakur has called United States President Donald Trump's expressions "priceless" in a photograph in which he is seen smiling as Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers his speech at the......
14:39 2019-09-23

This Overseas Power Adapter Includes USB-C Power Delivery Anyone who ever travels overseas or would like to travel overseas should have a universal power adapter at the ready, and in 2019, you should probably go ahead and get one with USB-C....
22:39 2019-05-30

Trump administration moving to rescind California's waiver without legal authority: California DA Xavier Becerra, California Attorney General, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss President Trump to curb California's auto emissions waiver and the battle between the state and the President....
12:39 2019-09-20

DealBook Briefing: C.E.O.s Look Beyond Their Shareholders The Business Roundtable said companies should also invest in their employees, protect the environment and deal fairly with suppliers — a sign that shareholder democracy hasn’t worked....
13:00 2019-08-20

UK power cuts latest: Traffic lights out and travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Major incident declared by Western Power Distribution +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ Traffic lights and tubes affected in the capital +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption"...
19:39 2019-08-09

UK power cuts: Generator meltdown sparks travel chaos as mass power outage affects London, south east, midlands and the north west +++ Nearly 1,000,000 people lost power +++ Trains in and out of London hit by cancellations +++ British Transport Police sent to London hubs to help with "disruption" +++ National Grid said issue caused by two generators has been resolved...
20:39 2019-09-02

How to watch Bethesda’s E3 media briefing Bethesda E3 2019 media briefing is live, and you can watch by clicking play right here. Catch the latest from Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein, and more.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Tuesday, September 24 Boris Johnson has hinted that he would refuse to resign if the Supreme Court today rules that he abused his powers as prime minister by proroguing Parliament....
13:52 2019-09-24

Your morning briefing: What you should know for Thursday, September 19 John Major is to tell the UK's highest court that Boris Johnson's decision to prorogue Parliament was motivated by the Prime Minister's "political interest"....
10:52 2019-09-19

DealBook Briefing: Is It Time to Worry About Oil Again? Attacks yesterday on two oil carriers in the Gulf of Oman have stoked fears about tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Petroleum prices could keep climbing....
16:13 2019-06-14

DealBook Briefing: Ganging Up on Big Tech President Trump, Yelp and a noodle shop in New York are among those to have criticized web giants, as regulators undertake closer scrutiny of the companies’ behavior....
17:52 2019-06-11

Get a new perspective on the US. Sign up for the morning briefing We’ll send you a summary of the top stories from the US, plus the day’s must-reads, every weekdayJoin Tim Walker each weekday morning for the stories making the headlines in the US and around the world. You can also expect highlights from across the Guardian, including lunchtime reads, big-name inte...
15:26 2019-05-21

Long Pentagon briefing drought about to end RED-LETTER DAY: The last time a U.S. defense secretary took the podium in the Pentagon briefing room alongside the joint chiefs chairman to face the cameras and take reporters’ questions was exactly one year ago today: Aug. 28, 2018....
23:13 2019-08-28

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
16:39 2019-07-24

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate cri...
18:39 2019-07-31

U.S. Congressman Nadler becomes woozy at briefing, says he feels better U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler became woozy and appeared almost to faint during a press briefing on Friday with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, but the congressman said soon after that he had been dehydrated and was now feeling better....
21:26 2019-05-24

Congress to get briefing on alleged retaliation against U.S. diplomats The U.S. State Department inspector general plans to brief congressional committees on Wednesday about recent instances of potential political retaliation by agency leaders against career officials over Ukraine, two sources familiar with matter said....
22:26 2019-10-02

Finnish leader chides Trump during WH briefing Amid White House battles with Congress over an impeachment inquiry, Finnish President Sauli Niinisto is urging President Donald Trump to work with European leaders adding: "Mr. President, you have here a great democracy. Keep it going on." (Oct. 2)        ...
23:52 2019-10-02

US briefing: Trump condemned and Instagram murder Wednesday’s top story: House denounces president’s attack on congresswomen. Plus, why moon landing shots are artistic masterpieces.Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:26 2019-07-17

DealBook Briefing: How a Tweet Put the N.B.A. in Hot Water in China A quickly deleted post by a Houston Rockets executive opened the league, which has had huge success in China, up to blowback in a vital overseas market....
19:39 2019-10-07

DealBook Briefing: A Plan to Take on ‘Sociopaths’ in the Boardroom A former corporate lawyer has a radical proposal for curbing corporate America’s excesses, even if it means more legal fights for his onetime clients....
18:26 2019-07-31

DealBook Briefing: The World Reckons With a New Oil Order The weekend’s attacks on plants owned by Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company spooked investors this morning — and may do so for a long time to come....
13:39 2019-09-16

DealBook Briefing: Why WeWork’s I.P.O. Struggles Could Hurt The co-working company had been counting on public-market investors to finance its global expansion. Any shrinking or delay of its public offering would be a body blow....
15:13 2019-09-06

DealBook Briefing: Huawei Gets Its Breather, Sort Of The Commerce Department will issue licenses for American companies that want to do business with Huawei where there is no threat to national security....
18:39 2019-07-10

DealBook Briefing: Trump’s Big Economic Headache As the economy softens, the president’s early attempts to supercharge it are faltering or maybe even less effective than first thought. That could be a problem next year....
01:39 2019-08-23

DealBook Briefing: Is U.S. Ready to Rein in Big Tech? Google agreed to pay a record $170 million fine to settle charges that its YouTube unit violated children’s privacy. But critics think it got off easy....
13:13 2019-09-05

DealBook Briefing: The Fed Isn’t Making People Happy The central bank cut interest rates as expected. But many traders, President Trump and two Fed governors disagree with the direction that the Fed is taking....
15:26 2019-08-01

Cat filter appears during Pakistani official’s briefing PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers. A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. Someone had left a cat filter on. Social media was quick ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Battletoads gameplay revealed at Microsoft’s E3 briefing After announcing a new Battletoads at last year's Electronic Entertainment Expo, Microsoft has given us a better look at the game at its event this year.Read More...
07:39 2019-06-10

Accidental cat filter appears on Pakistan official's briefing ‘Human error’ blamed for live-streamed briefing in which officials appeared as catsIt was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers.A regional minister was giving a briefing that was live-streamed on social media last week when viewers noticed officials appeared as cats. S...
17:13 2019-06-17

The last 'daily' White House press briefing was 170 days ago It's hard to keep track of all the ways in which Donald Trump is eroding long-accepted norms surrounding the US presidency. Attacking foreign allies. Praising foreign enemies. Not telling the truth over and over again -- about little things and big things. Raising questions about the validity of US ...
02:00 2019-08-29

US briefing: Trump's UK visit, Tiananmen at 30 and Purdue lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: Thousands plan to protest president’s state visit in London on Tuesday. Plus, why Bay Area gun homicides dropped so dramaticallySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:39 2019-06-04

| Emotional Hamilton excused Monaco media briefing An emotional Lewis Hamilton was excused from attending an official news conference ahead of this weekend’s Monaco Grand Prix, following the death of Niki Lauda....
22:39 2019-05-22

DealBook Briefing: Pressure Builds on WeWork to Delay Its I.P.O. As the co-working giant struggles with a cool reception to the forthcoming stock sale, one of its biggest investors, SoftBank, reportedly wants the deal postponed....
12:13 2019-09-10

Schumer: Senate briefing coming soon on election interference All 100 senators will soon receive a briefing on election interference from intelligence and law enforcement officials, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.The New York Democrat said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has "assured" him that there will be a bipartisan briefing on th...
23:39 2019-06-03

Mouse causes chaos in White House briefing room WASHINGTON — This is more action than the White House briefing room has seen in months. Reporters were sent scrambling Tuesday after a mouse dropped out of the ceiling of NBC News’ booth in the press area of the White House — right onto correspondent Peter Alexander’s lap — and the...
03:26 2019-10-02

Schiff to join Pelosi at weekly news briefing Rep. Adam Schiff, who as the head of the House Intelligence Committee has become the public face of the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, will attend House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s weekly press conference later Wednesday morning. Pelosi’s office announced late Tuesday that the Californ...
18:52 2019-10-02

Watch: Cat filter accidentally applied during press briefing A live stream of a Pakistani politician's press conference went viral when the person operating the camera apparently forgot to turn off a cat filter....
21:52 2019-06-17

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
20:13 2019-07-15

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred possible attacks by deploying forces to the region....
22:52 2019-05-21

Brexit weekly briefing: snap election looks increasingly likely MPs plot to thwart a no-deal exit as the do-or-die rhetoric from Boris Johnson hardensWelcome to the Guardian’s weekly Brexit briefing. If you would like to receive this as a weekly email, sign up here. You can also catch our monthly Brexit Means … podcast here. And for daily updates, head to Andrew...
11:39 2019-08-13

US briefing: Epstein guards, Stacey Abrams and CEO-employee pay gap Wednesday’s top story: Two Epstein jail guards placed on leave and warden reassigned. Plus, Iceland mourns the loss of its ‘eternal’ glaciers Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-08-14

US briefing: Ukraine, China's missiles and Facebook's backdoor Friday’s top story: US diplomats told Zelenskiy White House visit dependent on Biden investigationSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-10-04

DealBook Briefing: China vs. U.S. Could Be a Long, Slow Grind Its economy struggling, China may try to inflict maximum political damage, even hoping that a prolonged trade war could derail President Trump’s re-election campaign....
12:26 2019-08-07

DealBook Briefing: A Tariff Pause, but the Reprieve May Be Temporary President Trump delayed new levies on Chinese goods, but there’s little evidence that Washington or Beijing will soon make the concessions required to strike a deal....
12:39 2019-08-14

US briefing: Acosta row, Trump slams ‘foolish’ May and RIP Rip Torn Wednesday’s top story: Trump ‘feels badly’ for labor secretary amid calls to quit over Epstein case. Plus, why so many people think the moon landings were fakedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:39 2019-07-10

DealBook Briefing: Europe Deals a Big Blow to Facebook The E.U.’s top court ruled that an individual country can order the social network to take down content worldwide, adding new burden to global internet companies....
13:39 2019-10-03

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
16:13 2019-06-10

DealBook Briefing: Big Tech’s Antitrust Reckoning Is Coming Google and Amazon have thrived as regulators largely kept their distance. Moves by the Justice Department and the F.T.C. suggest that may be changing....
16:39 2019-06-03

US briefing: Women's World Cup, migrant children and UK ambassador row Monday’s top story: Team USA triumph over Netherlands to win fourth World Cup title. Plus, how Elizabeth Warren shook up the 2020 race, one selfie at a timeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-07-08

Rep. Waltz on Iran briefing: 'We are going to deter war by showing strength' House Armed Services Committee member Michael Waltz, R-Fla., said Tuesday that the Trump administration has told Iran that it will hold the country responsible for any attacks by proxies and that the United States is hoping to "deter war by showing strength." ...
00:26 2019-05-22

NASA Television to Air 10 Upcoming Spacewalks, Preview Briefing Astronauts aboard the International Space Station plan to conduct what may become a record pace of 10 complex spacewalks during the next three months, a cadence that has not been experienced since assembly of the space station was completed in 2011....
02:00 2019-10-01

Crypto Briefing launches Simetri research for cryptocurrency investors  Crypto Briefing, an independent cryptocurrency review and news platform, is launching a subscription service dubbed Simetri for crypto investors.Read More...
21:39 2019-07-09

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX: spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
16:39 2019-05-23

Hideo Kojima releases 'Death Stranding' briefing trailer in 4K Kojima Productions has released a 4K version of Death Stranding's briefing trailer, which originally debuted at Gamescom in August. And you may want to watch it if you intend to follow all the Death Stranding news that comes out of Tokyo Game Show. H......
10:52 2019-09-12

US briefing: Trump Organization, abortion laws and record twisters Wednesday’s top story: Bannon describes Trump business as a ‘criminal enterprise’, claims Michael Wolff. Plus, Ava DuVernay on Central Park FiveSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:52 2019-05-29

ICAO council holding 'informal briefing' on Boeing 737 MAX -spokesman The International Civil Aviation Organization council is holding an "informal briefing" on the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX on Thursday, a spokesman said....
17:26 2019-05-23

DealBook Briefing: Will the Jobs Report Lift the Gloom From the Economy? Analysts expect employers to have created 147,000 jobs last month. If that estimate comes true, it’d be a bright spot in a week full of bad economic news....
15:39 2019-10-04

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:13 2019-07-11

US briefing: Saudi oil attack, Trump's tax returns and Israel election Tuesday’s top story: White House says response to oil plant attack depends on Saudis. Plus, meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by TrumpSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:52 2019-09-17

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA finals debutSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:13 2019-05-31

Senate majority leader expects U.S. election security briefing U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he expected lawmakers to receive a briefing on election security, but did not provide details....
21:52 2019-06-11

Democrats Demand Briefing and Documents on Epstein Plea Deal In a letter to the deputy attorney general, Democrats on a House judiciary subcommittee on crime said that they wanted access within two weeks to all information on the 2008 nonprosecution agreement....
05:13 2019-07-12

US briefing: Wilbur Ross, Taliban talks and vaping lawsuits Tuesday’s top story: commerce secretary facing calls to resign over ‘Sharpiegate’. Plus, inside the bizarre, bungled raid on a North Korean embassyGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:39 2019-09-10

The photo Trump tweeted out from a classified briefing likely came from one of the US's most secretive spy satellites AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump released a photo Friday from a classified intelligence briefing in a tweet taunting Iran after another failed rocket launch. The photo appears to have come from a classified US surveillance asset, a KH-11 satellite known as USA-224. The satellite is on...
13:52 2019-09-03

US briefing: Trump in Britain, Jared Kushner, and violence in Sudan Monday’s top story: Protests expected as US president arrives in London for three-day state visit. Plus, Warriors level NBA finals in Game 2Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
20:13 2019-06-03

Oil prices dip ahead of Saudi minister briefing on drone attacks Oil prices dipped by more than 7% on Tuesday - after a major spike on Monday following drone attacks on key installations in Saudi Arabia at the weekend....
22:26 2019-09-17

US briefing: climate strike, Trump whistleblower and Justin Trudeau Friday’s top story: US to stage largest ever climate walkout in more than 1,000 locations. Plus, what to do about the mosquito, humankind’s deadliest predatorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:39 2019-09-20

US briefing: Planned Parenthood, migrant 'torture' and Ilhan Omar Tuesday’s top story: Planned Parenthood refuses federal funds over Trump rule. Plus, how American cities are preparing for the world’s sweltering futureGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00 2019-08-20

DealBook Briefing: The Debate Over Profits vs. Public Interest Continues Many C.E.O.s say they’ll focus on helping their communities. Others say they’re sticking with profits. It shows that Corporate America has more thinking to do....
22:52 2019-09-19

US briefing: Japan mass stabbing, EU elections and Mount Everest Tuesday’s top story: Two dead in knife attack on children near Tokyo. Plus, why conservatism is not as powerful as it seemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-05-28

US briefing: Emmys, UN climate summit and Trump-Ukraine scandal Monday’s top story: Fleabag and Game of Thrones win big at 2019 TV awards. Plus, why Antonio Brown’s firing is more than just a football storySubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
23:26 2019-09-23

US briefing: D-day anniversary, Mexico talks and swine fever spreads Thursday’s top story: Trump tests US-European relations as world leaders meet on Normandy beaches. Plus, the Raptors beat the Warriors on their home turfSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:52 2019-06-06

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, Biden backpedals and homeopath claims Friday’s top story: Mexico tightens security at Guatemala border as Trump’s tariffs loom. Plus, was El Chapo really the last of the cartel kingpins?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:00 2019-06-07

Still no briefing for Senate intel panel on Mueller report: sources The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller report's counterintelligence findings, congressional sources said on Wednesday....
01:52 2019-06-06

US briefing: Democratic debate, child separations and Canada manhunt Wednesday’s top story: Warren and Sanders take on the moderates in second round of 2020 debates. Plus, meet the man who’s swimming the Pacific garbage patchSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
18:52 2019-07-31

US briefing: Brexit clash, opioid settlements and Gillibrand drops out Thursday’s top story: Fury as Boris Johnson says he will suspend parliament with no-deal Brexit looming. Plus, why 500 million bees just died in BrazilSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:39 2019-08-29

DealBook Briefing: Credit Suisse’s C.O.O. Quits Over a Spying Scandal Pierre-Olivier Bouée has resigned after revelations that the Swiss bank had snooped on a former executive. But Credit Suisse’s C.E.O. was found not to be involved....
20:00 2019-10-01

US briefing: Epstein investigation, Hong Kong and Canada fugitives Tuesday’s top story: Prosecutors could pursue new suspects following disgraced financier’s death. Plus, how Britain’s hardcore remainers were radicalisedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
23:26 2019-08-13

US briefing: Epstein's death, Guatemala polls and a mystery blast Monday’s top story: FBI and DoJ launch investigations into billionaire sex offender’s apparent suicide. Plus, why Putin wants revenge on the westSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:39 2019-08-12

Minister Accused Of Sleeping At Briefing On Child Deaths. His Explanation Allegations by opposition parties that the government was sleeping on its job while encephalitis-related deaths mounted in Bihar took a turn for the literal on Sunday, when Minister of State for......
18:39 2019-06-17

DealBook Briefing: Jeffrey Epstein’s Finances Are Under the Microscope After His Death The financier’s apparent suicide has prompted more questions about his alleged crimes and how they will be dealt with, not least over what will happen to his estate....
15:39 2019-08-12

DealBook Briefing: Les Wexner Says Jeffrey Epstein Misappropriated His Money A letter that Mr. Wexner sent to his foundation sheds light on how his life became intertwined with Mr. Epstein, who is accused of abusing underage girls....
13:26 2019-08-08

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:00 2019-07-16

Congress seeks briefing on potential threat to U.S. heparin supply Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the Food and Drug Administration about the potential threat to the U.S. heparin supply due to the outbreak of African swine fever in China....
21:26 2019-07-31

US briefing: Democratic debate, Georgia midterms and Reagan's racism Thursday’s top story: Biden targeted by younger, diverse candidates in testy 2020 debate. Plus, why liberals should shoulder the blame for Baltimore’s problemsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
16:01 2019-08-01

US briefing: Border facility conditions, Antarctic ice and Hong Kong Tuesday’s top story: Democrats describe ‘horrifying’ conditions at Texas migrant detention facility. Plus, the rise of the CEO as social justice warriorSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:52 2019-07-02

DealBook Briefing: Is Saudi Arabia Twisting Arms to Help Aramco’s I.P.O.? The government is reportedly putting pressure on some of the country’s richest families to invest in Aramco’s forthcoming stock sale, the FT reports....
14:52 2019-09-21

US briefing: Iran shoots down US drone, sea wall costs and Biden under fire Thursday’s top story: US-Iranian tensions escalate amid dispute over an American drone. Plus, Joe Biden criticised for working with segregationist senatorsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:52 2019-06-20

DealBook Briefing: Trump Makes a Huge Economic Gamble on Immigration New tariffs on all imported goods from Mexico are a dare to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants — and a tax rise that could start at over $17 billion a year....
13:52 2019-05-31

U.S. Senate intelligence committee leaders expected to get whistleblower briefing: aide Acting U.S. Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire and Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson are expected to brief the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee this week on the Ukraine-related whistleblower situation, a Senate aide said....
01:26 2019-09-24

White House invites congressional leaders for Iran briefing: source The Trump administration called top congressional leaders to the White House for a briefing later on Thursday on Iran following the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a source with knowledge of the meeting said....
21:13 2019-06-20

US briefing: Taliban talks, Brexit turmoil and Nadal wins US Open Monday’s top story: Taliban warn of further US deaths after Trump says he cancelled peace talks. Plus, why the breakup of Big Tech is beginning at lastSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:52 2019-09-09

Congressional leaders to go to White House for Iran briefing in Situation Room The White House invited the top congressional leadership to the White House for a briefing on Iran Thursday afternoon, which the President is expected to attend, according to a source familiar with the plans....
22:52 2019-06-20

DealBook Briefing: Prepare for Market Turmoil After the Latest Trump Tariffs U.S. markets are poised to open lower today, after the Trump administration imposed levies on thousands of goods made in China and Beijing retaliated....
13:26 2019-09-03

NASA TV to Air US Spacewalk, Briefing on Space Station Docking Port Install Experts from NASA will preview an upcoming spacewalk with two American astronauts outside the International Space Station to complete the outfitting of docking ports during a briefing at 2 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 16, at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston....
06:39 2019-08-14

US briefing: Trump-Ukraine scandal, Greta Thunberg and Boris Johnson Tuesday’s top story: President shrugs off impeachment threat over Zelensky call. Plus, how the US built the world’s largest immigration detention systemSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-09-24

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website riddled with antisemitic references.As first identified i...
04:26 2019-08-23

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
01:13 2019-06-15

US briefing: Hurricane Dorian, Hong Kong arrests and James Comey Friday’s top story: Storm spares Puerto Rico as Florida declares state of emergency. Plus, how the prison economy worksSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning – and a happy Labor Day weekend. I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. The briefing will be back on Tues...
15:26 2019-08-30

US briefing: Mueller report evidence, North Korea and Bannon's return Tuesday’s top story: Watergate witness calls special counsel’s report a ‘road map’ to investigating Trump. Plus, Warriors keep NBA hopes alive with Game 5 thrillerSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-11

US briefing: climate protest, 1MDB trial and Purdue offers to settle Wednesday’s top story: Purdue Pharma and Sackler family offer up to $12bn compensation over opioids crisis. Plus, climate activists plan major protest in WashingtonSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:52 2019-08-28

Esper gives his first press briefing, ending a year-long drought at the Pentagon Secretary of Defense Mark Esper gave his first press briefing Wednesday since entering office, ending the year-long drought of press briefings by a sitting Secretary of Defense....
05:13 2019-08-29

US briefing: Iran tensions, racist chants and Kyoto Animation fire Friday’s top story: Tehran denies that US shot down its drone in strait of Hormuz. Plus, the Cats movie trailer is trending for all the wrong reasonsGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:52 2019-07-19

US briefing: Trump's 'secret' Mexico plan, Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Wednesday’s top story: President’s agreement already largely revealed by Mexican officials. And Team USA’s perfect World Cup openerSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-12

Canadian Police Live Streams Press Briefing With Cat Filter, Apologises British Columbia's Royal Canadian Mounted Police (BCRCMP) issued an apology after live streaming a press conference on Facebook with the cat filter turned on...
09:26 2019-07-24

US briefing: Trump blocks McGahn testimony, Huawei and Niki Lauda Tuesday’s top story: Justice Department says ex-White House counsel cannot be compelled to appear before Congress. Plus, every Game of Thrones episode, rankedSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-21

US briefing: Kushner company, Hong Kong protests and US-Mexico deal Monday’s top story: Firm part-owned by president’s son-in-law received $90m from offshore investors. Plus, San Francisco’s fog is an Instagram hitSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-06-10

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels out of proportion and Republicans insisting that deterrence, not war, is the goal....
16:52 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Saudi energy minister to hold briefing at 1700 GMT Tuesday Saudi Arabian energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman will hold a news conference at around 8 p.m. local time (1700 GMT) on Tuesday following attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and Khurais which have reduced the company's crude output by about 50%, the media ministry said....
11:52 2019-09-17

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Tehran....
11:00 2019-05-22

Nirmala Sitharaman To Hold Press Briefing Amid Stimulus Expectations Several businessmen say the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government needs to take swift action on the economy, as the economic growth in January-March slid to a near five-year low of 5.8 per cent.......
13:00 2019-08-23

US briefing: Greenland spat, child migrant detention and climate debate Thursday’s top story: Danes hit out at ‘narcissistic’ Trump after he cancels visit. Plus, How Tom Brady stays on top form at 42Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
04:26 2019-08-23

US briefing: Trump-Ukraine scandal, fossil fuel industry and Iran deal Friday’s top story: Whistleblower alleges White House tried to cover up Trump-Zelenskiy call. Plus, Cleveland Browns fail to live up to the hypeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
12:39 2019-09-27

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May 2018....
14:13 2019-05-29

Human Rights Briefing: Updates on Egypt, Zimbabwe, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia Here’s a roundup of human rights news this Friday: UN’s Bachelet urges restraint over arrests of Egypt protestors; expert calls for ‘democratic shift’ in Zimbabwe; Human Rights Council agrees fact-finding mission to Venezuela; independent experts urge freedom for Saudi women's rights defender, after...
19:26 2019-09-27

IG report reveals more evidence transition briefing used to gather intel on Trump team James Comey immediately shared details from a post-election briefing for then-President-elect Donald Trump with the FBI’s Russia probe team, according to the recently released inspector general's report on the former bureau director’s actions -- in the latest indication those transition briefings we...
09:52 2019-09-04

Photo tweeted by Trump of Iranian launch failure was from intel briefing: report A photograph tweeted by President Trump of a failed rocket launch in Tehran was reportedly from an intelligence briefing and not meant for public view – even as Trump said he had the right to put out the photograph....
21:39 2019-08-31

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
00:39 2019-07-13

Press Briefing: ICE chief says recent court ruling impedes public safety Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matthew Albence said at a White House press briefing Thursday that a recent court ruling has interfered with public safety....
23:52 2019-10-10

House Democrats seek briefing on Acosta's role in Epstein plea deal U.S. House Democrats on Thursday asked the Justice Department for a briefing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta's decision to approve a 2007 plea deal for financier Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged this week with sex trafficking in underage girls....
03:39 2019-07-12

US briefing: Boris Johnson, tech antitrust review and Hong Kong claims Wednesday’s top story: Trump hails the UK’s incoming PM as ‘Britain Trump’. Plus, How new light has been shed on Al Franken’s #MeToo resignationSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:39 2019-07-24

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars exploration plans, during a media teleconference Mon...
17:52 2019-06-03

US briefing: Trump speech 'lies', slavery reparations and record refugee numbers Wednesday’s top story: ‘Make America Great Again’ becomes ‘Keep America Great’ amid anti-Trump protests. Plus: the case for compensating slave descendants returns to Capitol HillSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essential stories. Cont...
13:13 2019-06-19

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Mattha Busby with today’s essential stories. ...
13:39 2019-06-21

'A staff person': Pompeo and Mnuchin bury John Bolton in White House briefing White House national security adviser John Bolton talked himself out of a job, two cabinet officials suggested shortly after President Trump announced the key adviser’s departure from the administration....
12:00 2019-09-11

State Department watchdog to give ‘urgent’ Ukraine briefing on Capitol Hill: report The State Department inspector general is expected to deliver an “urgent” briefing to staffers on House and Senate committees Wednesday afternoon about their requests for documents and testimony on the Ukraine investigation, according to a report.​ ​Steve Linick will meet with staff from...
18:52 2019-10-02

Diplomat’s Wife Suspected in Fatal Car Crash Will Not Return to U.K., Trump’s Briefing Notes Reveal The wife of a U.S. diplomat allegedly involved in a fatal car accident will not return to the U.K. for further questioning, according to “secret” briefing notes accidentally shown by U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday at a press briefing. The briefing notes, marked “secret...
01:26 2019-10-11

US briefing: Puerto Rico protests, budget deal and South Korea warning shots Tuesday’s top story: police fire teargas at crowds amid Puerto Rico general strike. Plus, why so many people are getting shot on California freewaysGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:13 2019-07-23

In a rare media briefing, Pentagon officials seek to depoliticize massive military cloud project Top Defense Department officials say they don't want to delay a massive cloud contract award more than necessary "because our adversaries are moving ahead at their own pace."...
00:26 2019-08-10

After Trump tweeted out an image from a secret intelligence briefing to mock Iran, a top Iranian official trolled the president with a 'good morning' selfie MJ Azari Jahromi / Twitter Iranian official Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi taunted US President Donald Trump on Twitter Friday. Jahromi posted a selfie of himself standing before the Nahid-1 satellite. The tweet appears to be a response to Trump's tweets mocking an incident involving a rocket failure...
13:26 2019-09-01

Trump got a briefing on UFOs, but said he doesn't 'particularly' believe in them Trump said he's been briefed on UFOs, but doesn't seem too convinced the exist following reports of apparent UFO sightings.        ...
00:26 2019-06-16

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to launch his offensive against Kurdish forces in the area. According to reports, Tru...
22:39 2019-10-11

Germany's Syria conundrum What is Germany willing to do to stabilize Syria? Will it prolong its anti-IS mandate? How does its large Syrian community affect matters? Ahead of the mandate's expiration, German lawmakers are debating the way forward....
20:13 2019-09-03

Who’s Still Fighting Who in Syria’s Eight-Year War Defending an announcement to pull back dozens of American troops from Syria who’d been working closely with Kurdish-led forces in the fight against Islamic State, President Donald Trump said it was time to let others “figure the situation out” there. He nominated a long list of parties. To be sure, ...
02:39 2019-10-10

Why What Happens in Syria Matters Beyond Its Borders Donald Trump’s decision to stand down American forces as Turkish tanks rolled into northeastern Syria to push back a Kurdish militia was met with concern by the president’s backers in Washington and U.S. allies beyond. An international coalition destroyed Islamic State’s self-declared caliphate cent...
02:39 2019-10-10

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was attacked from an area controlled by Syrian government forces....
09:26 2019-06-18

The Battle for Bad River “Water is life” takes on new meaning at the Kakagon-Bad River Sloughs. Here, the water itself feels alive. The 10,000-acre wetland on the southwestern shore of Lake Superior is an ever-changing landscape of marshes, bogs, and lagoons. Cedar and pine forests give way to fields of aquatic grasses like...
20:00 2019-09-11

How to Get Sunscreen on Your Kid Without a Battle Summer is just around the corner, which means bike rides, pool time, trips to the beach and a whole lot of whining about sunscreen application. It’s unlikely that your kids are ever going to love the process—after all, it delays their fun. But if you go in with a plan, you might be able to make the ...
23:13 2019-05-22

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

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here?...
01:00 2019-10-10

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in northwest Syria. News reports state that over 20 civilians were killed in this attack led by Government f...
04:26 2019-07-08

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....
02:52 2019-07-14

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

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at an alarming level in the past year. The 67 verified attacks on health facilities, workers, and infra...
18:13 2019-05-21

What ‘Victory’ Looks Like: A Journey Through Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
00:13 2019-08-21

Dallas man charged with joining IS in Syria A federal judge indicted a Texas man Thursday for traveling to Syria to aid the terrorist organization Islamic State, the Department of Justice said....
20:52 2019-08-02

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on a post-war constitution, once considered a priority for new elections....
04:39 2019-06-28

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border region....
21:13 2019-10-11

| Will a 'safe zone' be set up in northern Syria? Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes a new "safe zone" in northern Syria will kill two birds with one stone - easing the refugee burden and pushing Kurdish militants away from his southern border....
17:39 2019-09-29

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday....
04:00 2019-08-08

Smoke seen rising across border in Syria Smoke could be seen rising near the Turkish-Syrian border on Wednesday, as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that a Turkish military operation into Syria had started. (Oct. 9)        ...
19:52 2019-10-09

Turkish artillery fired into Syria Turkish artillery was fired into northern Syria on Friday as Turkey continues its offensive against Kurdish fighters that it considers to be terrorists. Kurdish fighters were seen preparing for battle in Syria on Thursday. (Oct 11)        ...
13:00 2019-10-11

Two IS 'Beatles' moved out of Syria and into US custody The US has taken charge of two previously captured British IS fighters who were involved in the filmed beheadings of Western hostages. The prisoners were moved out of Syria ahead of a Turkish military assault....
15:52 2019-10-10

U.S. Pullback in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
08:00 2019-10-08

Syria Conducted Chlorine Attack in May, U.S. Says The attack was the first confirmed violation of a chemical-weapons ban since a U.S. strike on Syria in 2018 over its alleged use of poison gas, a new assessment says....
23:26 2019-09-26

How can Republicans say what they’re saying about Syria, and still support Trump? Trump has made one of the riskiest decisions of his presidency. Top allies are already talking about it as if it's a tragic mistake that will tarnish his entire legacy....
20:13 2019-10-10

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government air force bomb in the northeastern town of Ariha....
06:13 2019-06-01

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to Syria....
04:13 2019-08-31

A Look at Who Is Affected by Trump’s Shift in Syria Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
23:13 2019-10-07

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rights watchdog. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks....
02:39 2019-06-02

Alouettes vs. Argonauts: Take the Over in this CFL battle The Montreal Alouettes pulled off a stirring comeback win at the Calgary Stampeders last week, erasing a fourth-quarter deficit for a 40-34 overtime victory. It was one of the most exciting CFL games of the season, a wild, back-and-forth contest filled with intensity. Vernon Adams is cementing his h...
21:52 2019-08-25

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadvertently standing up a date....
18:26 2019-08-23

What's on TV: 'Alita: Battle Angel' This week is light on big gaming releases, but sports fans can check out the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday, and ESPN's Espy's celebration on Wednesday. For movie fans, you can snag Robert Rodriguez's Alita: Battle Angel from digital retailers before the......
07:39 2019-07-09

The battle for Alabama’s soul With the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban and the return of Roy Moore, liberals here worry their state is sliding back toward its heritage of injustice....
17:39 2019-07-01

CFL: Take the Over in Hamilton-Montreal battle What could be more All-American than Fourth of July football from Canada? The Hamilton Tiger-Cats visit the Montreal Alouettes (7:30 p.m.). Hamilton left no doubt in anyone’s mind it was the better of these teams last week as it trounced Montreal 41-10 and easily covered as double-digit home favorit...
20:13 2019-07-04

The battle against overtourism has begun We first hear about these places when we're kids. Famous destinations full of wondrous architecture, spectacular scenery or ancient mysteries that fire our imaginations and fill us with yearning....
03:00 2019-07-04

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias. The ministry said Sunday the damage was discovered after divers checked to see what was behind oil leakage, adding ...
20:39 2019-06-23

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria Australia’s prime minister says 8 Australian offspring of 2 slain Islamic State group fighters have been removed from Syria in Australia’s first organized repatriation from the conflict zone...
06:13 2019-06-24

Turkey Preparations For Syria Offensive "Completed" Turkey's preparations for an offensive in northern Syria have been "completed", the defence ministry said Tuesday, after confusing signals from the US over whether it would allow an operation....
13:39 2019-10-08

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partners, during the shelling of Douma on Saturday, an estimated 500 patients presented to health facilities exhibiting signs and symptoms consistent with ex...
18:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Concludes Syria Used Chemical Weapons in May Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped short of threatening a military response against President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the chlorine-loaded rocket attack....
09:39 2019-09-27

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats have discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to U.N.-supervised elections in the war-torn country that could allow a Syrian government “to move back into the international community.” A...
21:39 2019-05-29

UN Says "Preparing For Worst" From Turkey's Syria Operation The United Nations said Monday it was "preparing for the worst" in northeast Syria after the United States said it would step aside to allow for Turkish military operations in the area....
16:13 2019-10-07

Analyst: Trump needs to 'slow' process on Syria President Donald Trump announced he would pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria. Analyst Bulent Aliriza, Director of the Turkey Project explains why the process needs to "slow down." (Oct. 7)        ...
03:00 2019-10-08

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and a nationwide cease-fire. Acting U.S. Ambassador Jonathan Cohen said 17 months after negotiations were launched to form a committ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
18:00 2019-08-07

Pulling of U.S. Troops in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
12:52 2019-10-08

Canadian man held in Syria is freed in Beirut A Canadian citizen held by the Syrian government since last year was released in Lebanon on Friday and broke down in tears at a news conference, saying he thought he would be held forever....
14:52 2019-08-09

Air strikes kill 18 in Syria's Idlib: Observatory Air strikes killed at least 18 people, including seven children, in rebel-held Idlib region in northwestern Syria on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported....
04:13 2019-07-22

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump administration to remove all American forces from Syria to avoid the conflict....
00:26 2019-10-04

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief said Wednesday. Rosemary DiCarlo urged all parties to heed the Security CouncilR...
09:00 2019-08-08

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two musketeers. When Riyadh was growing up in Bray, south of Dublin, they were inseparable. Like twins or best friends, they say. So the Iraqi-born, Irish ci...
15:26 2019-06-22

Everything you need to know about Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria which are currently controlled by Kurdish groups, and that US troops in the area would step aside....
22:52 2019-10-07

Syria moves troops toward Turkish offensive The Syrian military has mobilized soldiers toward the north of the country to face the Turkish incursion. France is taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in the war-torn region....
06:13 2019-10-14

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
10:26 2019-07-07

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a series of five tweets, the president said the US was supposed to be in Syria for just 30 days, but &#...
17:39 2019-10-07

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
23:00 2019-06-05

How Kurds Could Be Affected by Trump’s Syria Shift Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
18:26 2019-10-08

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
14:26 2019-06-02

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others were being planned...
14:13 2019-07-01

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the edge of an opposition bastion despite a September truce deal....
16:26 2019-07-13

Up To 1,000 US Troops To Withdraw From Northern Syria, Says Pentagon The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria -- almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country -- amid an intensifying......
23:00 2019-10-13

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 air base....
00:13 2019-06-04

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria needed a win to get there....
06:13 2019-07-17

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.Hunt said I...
23:26 2019-07-13

How Trump Got Punk'd Into Running From Syria, Explained Military leaders, politicians and the U.S. allies were shocked by Donald Trump’s decision to side with brutal dictators and turn his back on one of America’s staunchest allies in the fight against Islamic State forces. But the president’s stunning departure from U.S. policy, historical precedent and...
20:52 2019-10-08

Military build up at Turkey Syria border Tensions were high on the Turkish-Syrian border on Tuesday amid expectations of a Turkish military incursion into northeastern Syria. (Oct. 8)        ...
20:26 2019-10-08

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night, an official there said....
23:00 2019-07-03

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
14:13 2019-07-04

U.N. calls for protecting civilians in northeast Syria Civilians must be spared in any Turkish military operation in northeast Syria, where the United Nations hopes that mass displacement and Srebrenica-like killings can be prevented, a senior U.N. aid official said on Monday....
14:00 2019-10-07

Turkish incursion into Syria has not begun: officials A planned Turkish incursion into northeast Syria has not begun, but final preparations are being made and the deployment of troops and equipment has been completed, Turkish officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:13 2019-10-09

Turkey says it has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday, adding that an agreement on the issue needs to reached as soon as possible because Ankara has no patience left....
15:39 2019-07-24

The hunt for Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
14:39 2019-05-21

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
12:26 2019-07-04

Donald Trump Says US Has Not "Abandoned The Kurds" In Syria President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that the United States has not "abandoned the Kurds" with his decision seemingly giving the green light for Turkey to attack Kurdish militias inside Syria....
19:39 2019-10-08

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
01:00 2019-09-29

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan and also wounded more than 30 people, according t...
13:13 2019-07-22

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe is leading the charge to bring the perpetrators to justice....
15:13 2019-05-21

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
22:52 2019-09-20

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will continue....
15:00 2019-10-10

A Journey to Explore What ‘Victory’ Looks Like in a Shattered Syria On an eight-day visit, three New York Times journalists given rare access to Syria found ruin, grief and generosity. What was missing after eight years of civil war? Young men and a middle class....
16:13 2019-08-20

Turkey Begins Offensive Against U.S. Ally in Syria The Turkish military began an offensive in Syria to seize territory held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, opening a new front in the war-ravaged country and drawing disapproval from President Trump....
21:26 2019-10-09

Over 100 dead as Turkey continues assault in Syria for a second day Turkish forces continued their military push in northern Syria for a second day as reports said more than 100 people have been killed in the fighting. At least 16 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed Kurdish militia that had been battling Islamic State militants in the region, have b...
16:13 2019-10-10

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
23:52 2019-10-09

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
23:13 2019-09-15

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany say Berlin needs to up the pressure on Ankara to stop all-out war....
03:39 2019-10-10

US Strikes Terrorists In Syria, Officials Say 40 Killed US forces attacked jihadist leaders in Syria Saturday, the Pentagon said, in what a battlefield monitor called a missile strike that left at least 40 dead....
02:39 2019-09-01

Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria which are currently controlled by Kurdish groups, and that US troops in the area would step aside....
20:26 2019-10-08

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shocked allies, Congress and even members of his own administration....
18:39 2019-09-18

Turkey's Erdogan says won't allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's deal with the United States to set up a "safe zone" in northeast Syria was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk reported on Thursday....
03:13 2019-08-29

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes in Syria The Israeli military said it foiled an imminent large-scale attack by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in northern Israel, with a series of airstrikes carried out near the Syrian capital Damascus....
13:00 2019-08-25

U.S. to give Iraq nearly 50 IS fighters transferred from Syria The move comes after Turkey began a military offensive into northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish-led fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces who are holding more than 10,000 IS members. Those include some 2,000 foreigners, including about 800 Europeans....
06:13 2019-10-11

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
19:39 2019-06-10

‘Shame on Him’: Evangelicals Call Out Trump on Syria Some of the president’s most ardent supporters worry that troop withdrawal threatens religious minorities, especially Christians. They are pushing back, to a point....
03:52 2019-10-11

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey plans to resettle one million Syrian refugees....
02:52 2019-09-08

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
01:13 2019-08-10

Trump’s Syria Announcement Blindsided Many of His GOP Supporters (WASHINGTON) — For once, Republicans and Democrats in Congress were in the same place: out of the loop. When it came to President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that U.S. forces would no longer protect Syrian Kurds from a Turkish invasion, his supporters knew as little as his critics...
11:13 2019-10-10

100,000 flee as Turkish offensive pushes into Syria Turkey has remained defiant in the face of international criticism, insisting the military will push forward with its incursion. The UN has warned of an impending humanitarian crisis as thousands flee to safety....
01:13 2019-10-12

Graham pleads with Trump on Syria: 'Change course while you still can' Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday claimed vindication for his harsh criticism of the White House’s foreign policy in Syria, urging President Donald Trump to “change course while you still can.”The South Carolina Republican has been perhaps the most vocal GOP opponent of Trump’s decision last weekend to ...
00:00 2019-10-12

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian forces....
16:52 2019-06-13

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
01:00 2019-08-11

ISIS Is Regaining Strength in Iraq and Syria Five months after its territorial defeat, the Islamic State is conducting guerrilla attacks as defense officials acknowledge that the terrorist group is here to stay....
02:26 2019-08-20

UN says war crimes may have been committed by US, Russian forces in Syria GENEVA – Airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria have killed or wounded many civilians, indicating that required precautions were ignored and war crimes may have been committed, United Nations investigators said on Wednesday. Syrian government and allied Russian warplanes are also condu...
04:26 2019-09-12

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
00:00 2019-08-20

How Facebook can win the global currency battle Regulators, politicians, competition authorities and central bankers have all been outlining objections to the Libra project from the first day Facebook announced plans to let its 2.4 billion users exchange payments in a new virtual currency. Don’t be taken in. Facebook wants the burden of complianc...
06:39 2019-08-30

DC’s go-go sound becomes anti-gentrification battle cry WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s known as go-go music, and this distinct offshoot of funk has been one of the unique sounds of Washington, D.C., for decades. But now go-go has taken on a new mantle: battle hymn for the fight against a gentrification wave that’s reshaping the city. Many longtime Wa...
11:26 2019-05-30

How Nintendo approached the PR battle at E3 2019 Nintendo brought up the rear in showing off new games at the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo, but it made noise with its Nintendo Direct livestream.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-18

Battle of the Gods, When Titans Took on Zeus When discussing the creation myths of the ancient Greek gods, as told by the poet Hesiod (750-650 BC), it is best to imagine an audience huddled around a single speaker by way of a fire pit in the darkest of night.  ...
19:13 2019-10-13

The Battle Over the Files of a Gerrymandering Mastermind The hard drives of Thomas B. Hofeller, a G.O.P. strategist who died last year, have upended lawsuits over the 2020 census and legislative maps. Lawyers argue the data is confidential....
10:52 2019-09-05

Heisman Trophy battle isn’t just a two-QB race A quarterback has claimed college sports’ premier award in eight of the past nine seasons, a trend most expect to continue. Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa and Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence could be the No. 1 picks in the next two NFL drafts, respectively, and are the preseason favorites to win the Heisman Tro...
01:52 2019-08-26

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

How Myanmar became an example to the world in the battle against malaria Once a malaria blackspot, Myanmar has used aid money to tackle the disease locally – an approach, say experts, from which other countries can learnWith a plastic case full of cheap medical supplies and only a few days’ training, Say Mu Phaw is on the verge of eliminating malaria from her village in ...
10:52 2019-07-18

Battle for union members goes to the states The Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus v. AFSCME ruling, expected to be a major blow to public sector unions, has set off a battle at the state level between government unions and conservative groups over for workers' hearts and minds....
08:00 2019-07-19

Bevin Vs. Beshear In The Battle For Governor (LEX 18)– The voters have chosen and after years of battling it out in the courtroom, Governor Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear will fight for your vote for Governor of Kentucky. Experts say things may get ugly. The night of the primary election, the comments began. “If they ...
00:39 2019-05-23

'Accidental Americans' have an uphill battle with the IRS You can spend your entire life in a foreign country, but if you were born in the U.S. or have at least one parent who's a U.S. citizen — surprise! — you're an American. Here's why that may complicate the tax picture for you....
05:39 2019-10-04

After a Caribbean Hurricane, the Battle Is Where, or Even Whether, to Rebuild When Hurricane Irma crushed Saint-Martin two years ago, the French state vowed swift assistance. Aid has flowed in, but a fight has followed about recovery plans, exposing racial and class tension....
14:26 2019-10-07

Algeria’s battle for modern banking A properly functioning financial system has long eluded the country. As it moves on from Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s 20-year leadership, can the financial system finally overcome its many problems?...
17:52 2019-09-12

In A Battle Of Cool Nissan's R34 GT-R Slams The R35 If you add modern GT-R levels of power to a 1999 Nissan Skyline GT-R Spec-V, add a big brake kit, lightweight wheels, and modern sticky rubber, the resulting car is unsurprisingly awesome. What better way to test just how awesome it is than to pit it against the new 50th Anniversary Edition. Both ar...
12:26 2019-10-08

Even 'Civilization VI' is getting a battle royale mode Firaxis and 2K are taking an all-too-familiar approach to revitalizing a game: tack on a battle royale mode in a bid to capture the Fortnite crowd. They've released an update to Civilization VI that introduces Red Death, a 12-player competitive mode......
04:00 2019-09-12

Extinction Rebellion has won the first battle – now it must win the war | Leo Barasi As protesters take to the streets again this week, the challenge is to force ‘green’ politicians into concrete proposalsExtinction Rebellion seems to have cracked using protests to transform public debate. But as it starts another major rebellion this week, it might find the challenge ahead is even ...
18:52 2019-10-07