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PM Has Set 2024 As Target For Clean Drinking Water In All Homes: Minister

The Centre has set a target of providing clean drinking water to every household by 2024, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Tuesday. He said that the government has already begun......

PM Has Set 2024 As Target For Clean Drinking Water In All Homes: Minister

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At NITI Aayog Meet, PM Pitches For Clean Water To All Rural Homes By 2024 Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean......
04:00 2019-06-16

India aims to provide clean water to all rural houses by 2024 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that piped water will reach all homes in the countryside by 2024, setting a tough target at a time when hundreds of millions don't have access to clean water....
23:00 2019-06-15

Virat Kohli Fined Rs 500 For Washing His Car With Drinking Water The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has slapped a fine of Rs 500 on Virat Kohli after his domestic help was found washing the India captain's car with drinking water....
20:26 2019-06-07

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

Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said....
07:13 2019-05-30

Meadow Lake Tribal Council clean energy project to power thousands of homes The Meadow Lake Tribal Council Bioenergy Centre will use sawmill biomass residuals to produce 6.6 megawatts of carbon-neutral green energy – enough to power roughly 5,000 homes....
06:52 2019-05-23

Anheuser-Busch sending 150,000 cans of drinking water to flood-devastated communities in Oklahoma and Missouri Anheuser-Busch operates two breweries — on in Georgia and one in Colorado — that pause beer production to can emergency drinking water at periodic intervals throughout the year....
21:39 2019-05-28

Fresh doubt over Sadiq Khan's housing target as half of approved new homes in London do not get built Fresh doubt has been thrown on Sadiq Khan's ability to hit his housing targets by "staggering" figures showing how almost half the proposed new homes in London do not get built despite winning planning permission....
18:01 2019-05-28

Adani coalmine: minister loses legal challenge on water pipeline assessment Australian Conservation Foundation says case shows federal government hasn’t scrutinised Carmichael projectThe federal government will have to reassess water infrastructure for Adani’s Carmichael coalmine after conceding in a legal challenge that was lodged with the federal court.The Australian Cons...
08:13 2019-06-13

New homes in Enfield: buyers are pushing just beyond the north circular for better value homes within 30 minutes of the City Enfield in north London is perfect for those looking to travel both in and out of London – it's served by three overland stations, three tube stations and is close to the M25....
17:13 2019-05-28

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019' John Minchillo/AP Images Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed "The Great Target Outage of '19" on social media, with many comparing Target's struggles to th...
01:26 2019-06-16

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

Five die in India after drinking spurious liquor Five people died and 19 were being treated in hospital after drinking spurious liquor in India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh, a district official said on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day won’t hurt your heart, study says Wake up and smell the coffee — and keep drinking all day. Guzzling coffee, even as much as 25 cups a day, appears to be safe for your heart, according to new research published Monday that dismisses previous warnings that a cup of joe could stiffen arteries. Researchers from Queen Mary Univers...
21:52 2019-06-03

London Metal Exchange bans traders from day drinking The London Metal Exchange has banned dealers from trading while under the influence of alcohol, in an attempt to overhaul the workplace culture at the metals center....
16:26 2019-06-14

‘Without my daughter, drinking would have been a problem’: Patton Oswalt on bereavement The comedian’s life was upended in 2016 when his wife died. He discusses her role in the Golden State Killer case, the ‘shadow slog’ of grief – and the reaction to his remarriageThe sad clown. The chronic depressive comedian. It is one of the greatest cliches in showbusiness. Patton Oswalt – ebullie...
06:39 2019-06-11

Behold Australia’s Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey To “do a shoey” is to pour alcohol (usually beer) into a shoe (yours or someone else’s) and chug it. A growing number of celebrities have taken part in the Australian trend....
01:39 2019-05-22

High blood pressure symptoms: Drinking this tea could lower bp HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches and blurred vision. Changing what you drink is one way to lower bp naturally – here's what cuppa to enjoy....
21:26 2019-05-21

London Metal Exchange Bans Daytime Drinking by Traders The London Metal Exchange, a 142-year-old trading venue where traders set prices for metals by shouting orders across a ring of red sofas, has banned drinking on the job....
22:13 2019-06-14

People are sick of drinking. Investors are betting on the 'sober curious' Getaway in Brooklyn was comfortably full for a Saturday night, when I came in to try my first "shrub" — an acidic beverage made from vinegar, fruit, sugar, club soda and zero alcohol....
07:52 2019-06-10

Teacher who rarely consumed alcohol died from drinking wine A UK teacher who rarely drank alcohol died after having a few glasses of wine, a probe into her demise revealed this week. Gillian Howe, 46, was drinking in the yard at her house in East Yorkshire with a friend last June when she became incoherent and “slumped forward” in her chair, the ...
17:26 2019-06-06

WWE legend Marty Jannetty’s frightening Facebook rant: ‘Drinking and f–king’ WWE legend Marty Jannetty has claimed he bedded his sex addiction counselor and has been on a 60-day bender in an online “cry for help.” The 59-year-old, who was one of half of the iconic Rockers tag-team with Shawn Michaels, has taken to Facebook in a detailed analysis of his current mindframe. Jan...
20:39 2019-06-07

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem woke. Ikea, for example, has launched rainbow shoppi...
08:39 2019-06-05

YouTube cracks down on videos that promote drinking bleach as ‘miracle cure’ YouTube has cracked down videos posted by crackpots and fringe figures who promote a host of “miracle cures,” including a holy elixir bleach peddled by a self-described archbishop from another galaxy, according to a report....
17:13 2019-05-21

A Built-in Breathalyzer Lets This Grown Up Tamagotchi Toy Join You For a Night of Drinking The Tamagotchi has come a long way in the past twenty years. There’s a lot you can now do with the virtual pets (get married!) but they’re still mostly targeted at kids. So the designers at MTN GODS designed and built a Tamagotchi that’s all grown up and ready to go shot for shot with you during a n...
23:26 2019-06-04

Drinking Juice Of This Common Vegetable May Reduce The Risk Of Heart Diseases The findings of the study suggest that unsalted tomato juice plays an important role in suppressing high blood pressure and cholesterol levels in adults....
15:13 2019-06-05

Trump won’t say if he’ll endorse Pence for possible 2024 bid President Trump on Friday declined to say whether he would endorse Mike Pence — perhaps his most ardent supporter outside of his family — should he run for the White House in 2024. “Well, it’s — I love Mike, we are running again, you’re talking about a long time, so you can’t put me in......
19:13 2019-06-14

Italian GP set to continue at Monza to 2024 The Italian Grand Prix is set to continue at the famed Monza circuit after race organizers reached an agreement in principle with Formula One owner Liberty Media for a new five-year deal        ...
19:13 2019-05-21

Watch Sophie Turner Slap Conan O'Brien Across the Face During Drinking Game Ouch. That looked like it hurt. Sophie Turner smacked Conan O'Brien across the face while playing a round of "tequila slaps" on Wednesday's episode of Conan. To......
17:52 2019-06-06

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
14:33 2019-05-21

NFL notebook: Wentz signs extension through 2024 The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season....
05:00 2019-06-07

Walker extends Man City contract to 2024 "Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday."...
18:00 2019-06-19

Eagles sign Wentz to extension through 2024 The Eagles have signed quarterback Carson Wentz to a four-year extension through 2024. The deal is for $128 million and includes $107 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter....
02:26 2019-06-07

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
14:33 2019-05-21

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission — nicknamed “Artemis” after the twin sister of my...
23:52 2019-06-16

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Trump, has requested.The money would be on top of the...
22:26 2019-05-21

Arizona signs women’s coach Adia Barnes through 2024 TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has signed women’s basketball coach Adia Barnes to a contract extension through 2024. The school announced Barnes’ extension Friday after the contract was approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. The leading scorer in Arizona history, Barnes returned to coac...
01:13 2019-06-15

Some in media sound alarm on Trump not yet endorsing Pence in 2024 Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
00:39 2019-06-15

Michelin's Airless Wheel Which Does Not Puncture To Enter Production By 2024 Michelin and General Motors presented a new generation of airless wheel technology for passenger vehicles. It's called the Uptis Prototype (or "Unique Punctureproof Tyre System") - at the Movin'On......
09:00 2019-06-07

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
18:13 2019-06-17

Breakdancers say getting into the Paris 2024 Olympics is ‘huge’ Getting hip to breakdancing’s appeal with young audiences, organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics want the dance sport that spread from New York in the 1970s to become a medal event at the games. (June 13)        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

GM and Michelin will bring airless tires to passenger cars by 2024 Airless tires for everyday cars might soon be far more practical. GM and Michelin have unveiled a prototype of Uptis (Unique Puncture-proof Tire System), a Michelin-made tire intended for passenger cars. It looks like Tweel and other air-free conce......
01:13 2019-06-05

Eagles keep Carson Wentz in the fold through 2024 with massive extension The Philadelphia Eagles locked up franchise quarterback Carson Wentz on Thursday, with the sides agreeing to terms on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. ESPN reports the extension is worth $128 million, with a max value of $144 million and a record of more than $107 million guar...
07:13 2019-06-07

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the poor results of the Congress party in the Lok Sabha......
16:01 2019-06-01

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the......
23:26 2019-05-21

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, South Africa's Justice Minister Michael Masutha said on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-05-22

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, Sky News reported....
11:13 2019-05-26

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serious about leaving on Oct. 31 if he succeeds Theresa......
11:00 2019-06-01

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing the sport by 2024....
11:00 2019-05-23

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
15:39 2019-05-21

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
17:00 2019-06-14

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
02:13 2019-06-01

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
15:39 2019-05-21

India To Become 5 Trillion Dollar Economy By 2024: Hardeep Singh Puri India is set to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2024 and is likely to overtake the UK this year to become the fifth largest economy in the world, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said......
01:13 2019-06-15

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moon...
14:33 2019-05-21

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
08:13 2019-05-24

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
15:39 2019-05-21

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
07:52 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
08:52 2019-05-24

Happy National Beer Day! Here are five reasons why drinking beer is good for you NATIONAL Beer Day has returned for another year. In celebration of the annual event, we reveal five reasons why drinking pints is good for your health....
10:13 2019-06-15

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically what to do to clean up....
23:39 2019-06-01

Use Goo Gone to Clean Stains, Gum, and Pretty Much Everything Goo Gone is an amazing adhesive remover. Many of us theater and video people know it as the best way to remove gaffer’s tape and price tag residue from stages and props....
16:01 2019-05-29

How Do You Clean a Watch Band, Anyway? Cleaning a watch band is a 5-minute proposition, tops. But before you can clean your watch band there is a critical thing to know: What material it’s made of. Because not all watch bands are created equally, and they have their own wants, hopes, fears, and needs. Here, I’ll cover the cleaning of the...
02:52 2019-06-12

Your Phone Is Disgusting. Oh Please, Won’t You Clean It? A fact of my very clean life that often surprises people is that I’m not a germaphobe. I just don’t get super freaked out at the idea or the reality of touching gross things! One place, however, where this is not true is with other people’s phones. I absolutely HATE touching them, and I do my best t...
00:00 2019-06-05

Ramaphosa names the cabinet for his 'clean-up' South Africa's President Cyril Ramaposa has picked a new cabinet that is largely devoid of the taint of corruption and incompetence and warned they will be 'closely monitored'....
19:26 2019-05-30

Not Even Apple Can Clean Up the Mess of Streaming TV Apple has built a hub for all your content, no matter where it comes from or which app you use to watch it. It’s a very good idea, but the execution only serves to show how confusing and broken the TV landscape is....
16:52 2019-05-21

How to Clean the Most Common Smartphone Messes We take our phones everywhere, so it’s inevitable that they’ll eventually feel the brunt of the life we’re living. And just as we hit the shower first thing after a long weekend of camping, our smartphones also need a deep cleaning once in a while.Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

A dietitian's guide to 'clean eating': what it is and how to do it right Heavily processed food has recently been linked to poor health and even early death. No wonder clean eating is having a momentCould plastics disrupt your hormones? Do pesticides cause cancer? If you have questions about the impact of chemicals on your health, ask our experts Doubtless you have heard...
09:13 2019-06-06

Gas network fined £44m after leaving homes cut off Gas distribution firm Cadent has been fined a record £44m after leaving customers disconnected, failing to pay compensation, and losing records for 775 high rise flats in its network....
19:26 2019-05-22

3 quirky homes for sale in the Hamptons The Hamptons are where visionary designers and their benefactors come together to create daring homes. Notable among them is Bioscleave House at 113 Springy Banks Road in East Hampton. Completed in 2008, the 2,700-square-foot house features 40 paint colors and was designed by the late artists Shusak...
15:52 2019-05-22

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

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
20:00 2019-06-19

Pollutionwatch: the fight for clean air at the school gates Parents across Europe take action as air pollution found to restrict children’s lung growthAlmost every week our newspapers report new studies on the damage that air pollution does to our health and especially to children. For example, last November, researchers revealed reduced lung growth in child...
23:13 2019-05-23

Fournette happy to have 'clean start' with Jags Leonard Fournette, who missed seven games in 2018 because of injuries and was suspended for another, believes he has had a successful reboot this offseason and is happy to have "a clean start" with the Jaguars....
23:39 2019-05-24

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the planet.......
18:13 2019-06-05

Workers Trying To Clean Up Marina Damaged In Fire WAYNE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Memorial Day weekend is upon us and one popular Lake Cumberland Marina is trying to clean up after a devastating fire. Four days ago, the marina at Conley Bottom Resort was engulfed in flames. But people are working hard to get what they can ready for Memorial Day ...
03:13 2019-05-25

iRobot's new Roomba and Bravaa mop can clean together automatically  Where can iRobot go next after giving us a Roomba that can dump its own dustbin? How about a Roomba that can also tag team floor cleaning with a robot mop? The new Roomba s9+ and Bravaa jet m6 work in tandem: Once your floors are vacuumed, the mop au......
06:39 2019-05-29

Need a New Phone Case? Here Are Five Easy-to-Clean Options. I recently had to replace my phone case, which was lost by someone who was not me. Not my phone, mind you, just the case. I’d try to explain but to be honest I have no earthly idea what went on in that men’s room….anyway. The result was that I needed a new phone case, and I needed one quick. But I w...
01:39 2019-06-06

Larissa Comes Clean on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After?: "I Have Kids" The secret is out on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? season four. In the above sneak peek, exclusive to E! News, Larissa Dos Santos Lima comes clean to her mother-in-law Debbie......
18:52 2019-05-24

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
00:13 2019-05-23

Lincolnshire flooding: hundreds of homes to be evacuated Military helicopters are drafted in to repair broken bank of River Steeping in Wainfleet People are being evacuated from their homes following severe flooding in Lincolnshire.Those living in 290 properties in Wainfleet will be moved after concerns were raised over flood defences on the River Steepin...
18:00 2019-06-15

Wildfire prompts evacuation of 50 homes in Florida OCALA, Fla. (AP) — Officials say 50 homes have been evacuated as a 750-acre (300-hectare) wildfire burns in a Florida national park. Marion County Fire Rescue posted on Facebook that the blaze started Wednesday afternoon in the Ocala National Forest. Water drops were being conducted ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. (May 24)        ...
07:13 2019-05-25

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires builders to raze hundreds of homes....
21:13 2019-06-18

The richest New Yorkers buy and sell their homes in secret Welcome to the Twilight Zone of real estate, where everything and nothing is for sale all at once. When Manhattan’s ritziest new mansions in the sky hit the market at 220 Central Park South, there was no fanfare. There were no lavish broker parties or full-page ads in the New York Times. In fact, no...
06:13 2019-05-23

Quakes in Albania damage 100 homes, four injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring four people and causing damage to 100 houses, authorities and eyewitnesses said....
00:26 2019-06-02

Row over call for young people to dip into pensions to buy homes A cabinet minister has been rebuked after furious officials complained to Downing Street following a call for young people to be able to use their pension to buy their first home....
16:39 2019-06-03

iRobot unveils Roomba s9+ and Braava jet m6 robots that clean together iRobot has launched two new robots, the Roomba s9+ robot vacuum cleaner and the Braava jet m6 robot mop, that can clean sequentially as a team.Read More...
08:00 2019-05-29

Want to be a male ally? Start by helping clean the house Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happenedImagine if the dishes stopped getting done. Imagine if no one did the laundry, and it piled up, stained and mildewing in hampers and in piles on the floor. Imagine if no one fed the baby, or changed her,...
08:26 2019-06-12

Clean freaks: Share your thoughts about the iRobot Roomba i7+ People have been arguing about the utility of robot vacuums for as long as there have been robot vacuums. Some feel they're just expensive gadgets with extensive limitations, while others see them as important steps toward a real-life Rosey from The......
18:26 2019-05-23

EPA Overturns Obama-Era Clean Air Rules for Power Plants The Environmental Protection Agency overturned Obama-era climate rules for power plants, vastly limiting the agency’s ability to mandate tougher greenhouse-gas emission regulations that could force older coal- and gas-fired plants to close....
20:00 2019-06-19

| Liberia president seeks to clean up central bank Liberian President George Weah has shaken up the leadership of the Central Bank of Liberia in a bid to restore confidence in an institution dogged by scandal....
22:26 2019-05-29

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

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
17:00 2019-05-24

Time to come clean: 'Burglars' tidied house and left with nothing A US father returned home to find his house had been broken into, but rather than ransacking the property the "burglars" had instead simply given his house a good clean....
19:52 2019-05-24

Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Garbage Picked Up In Everest Clean-Up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's......
19:26 2019-06-05

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

Beach clean-ups held worldwide for World Oceans Day With the oceans facing threats such as plastic pollution and global warming, World Oceans Day aims to raise awareness with a series of events. A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival, organizers say....
11:26 2019-06-08

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

Chris Hemsworth Used to Clean Out Breast Pumps For a Living (Yes, Really) Before he was wielding a hammer as Marvel Universe's Thor, Chris Hemsworth was, uh, hands deep in breast milk. Allow us to explain. During an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring......
17:26 2019-06-13

Trump Finally Sorta Comes Clean on Russia Helping Him Win Donald Trump admitted on Thursday that, yes, Russia did in fact help him get elected president of the United States in 2016—although he maintained he had “nothing to do with” their efforts to aid his campaign....
21:13 2019-05-30

Republicans resist push for clean electricity mandate Congressional Republicans are resisting entreaties from Democrats to support a federal clean electricity mandate, widening the gulf between the two parties and showing the limits on what Republicans are willing to stomach as they shift toward saying that climate change is a problem worth addressing....
06:39 2019-05-31

Google reveals plans to build 20,000 Bay Area homes Google says it'll invest in thousands of new homes in the Bay Area over the next decade, in the hopes of helping many of its employees and other residents find an affordable place to live in one of the planet's most expensive regions. CEO Sundar Pich......
02:26 2019-06-19

Bronx teens disappear from homes just blocks away, days apart Two teenage girls disappeared from their Bronx homes just blocks away from each other and only days apart, police said. Shelsie Garcia, 15, left her apartment on Dewey Avenue near Quincy Avenue in Throgs Neck around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, telling her mom she and a male friend were going to the bus sto...
23:26 2019-05-22

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes rising Federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of private properties over the past few decades to try to diminish the long-term costs of repeated floods. (May 28)        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Quakes in Albania damage some homes, five reported injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring five people and causing damage to five houses, the Defense Ministry and local media reported....
11:00 2019-06-01

Baby among injured when fire rips through three Brooklyn homes This is the moment an apparently suspicious blaze lit up a Brooklyn block before dawn Thursday, quickly escalating into a four-alarm inferno that spread to two neighboring buildings and injured at least 13 people — including an infant who is clinging to life. A surveillance video clip provided by a ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Tornado rips apart homes in Kansas City suburbs A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather. (May 29)        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

The Latest: Handful of homes evacuated in Missouri’s capital OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on storm damage in the Southern Plains and Midwest (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A handful of residents in Missouri’s capital city and some businesses have been ordered to leave as the Missouri River rises. Jefferson City issued a mandatory evacuation order Wedne...
00:39 2019-05-23

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

Luxury Hamptons homes now come with professional sports facilities For real-estate players with unlimited means, dream homes come tricked out with professional sporting facilities. The eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Three Ponds Farm estate in Bridgehampton, for example, has a private 18-hole golf course overlooking Long Pond. The 58-acre compound is composed of eight b...
15:52 2019-05-22

New homes in Islington: property to rent or buy in well-connected Archway Richardson Mews, with 25 apartments priced from £555k, joins Vantage, a block of smart rental flats, just a 10-minute walk away from Highgate Village....
09:39 2019-06-04

Astronomers spot dozens of stars that have been evicted from their homes We often think of stars as things that don’t move around much, but in some galaxies, that’s far from a universal truth. New observations made by NASA’s powerful Chandra X-Ray Observatory reveal that some stars are routinely booted out of their own host galaxies and sent flying back...
03:13 2019-05-31

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

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
22:13 2019-06-12

Cost of buying out flood-prone homes: $5B and rising MOSBY, Mo. (AP) — Over the past three decades, federal and local governments have poured more than $5 billion into buying tens of thousands of properties that are susceptible to flooding. An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows those buyouts have been getting more expensive. Many o...
19:00 2019-05-27

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

Severe weather forecasts continue as Ohio, Kansas, clean up A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as far east as New York City....
01:00 2019-05-30

Trump's Replacement to Obama's Clean Power Plan Is Just as Bad as We Thought It'd Be It’s official: The Clean Power Plan is out. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Wednesday the agency’s final replacement for the Obama-era rule, which aimed to reduce carbon emissions from the energy sector to combat climate change....
22:52 2019-06-19

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions....
17:39 2019-05-21

Michael Bloomberg to plunge $500M into clean energy effort WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor’s team, the billionaire Bloomberg’s in...
07:00 2019-06-07

Watching This Guy Obsessively Clean a Filthy Old Audi TT Is Incredibly Satisfying The owner of this Audi TT in Britain “spilt some rice” in it, which is a somewhat silly reason to get it detailed, but as good a reason as any. Besides, this TT definitely needed it....
01:26 2019-05-31

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-06-05

IAS Officer Scales Everest With A Message To Clean River Ganga Ravindra Kumar, an IAS Officer of Uttar Pradesh Cadre, has a message for the nation from atop Mount Everest, which he scaled with gangajal (water from River Ganga) in the recently concluded climbing......
08:00 2019-06-05

Exams For Company Directors In PM Modi's Corporate Clean-Up Plan Narendra Modi, who recently won a second term as India's prime minister, is looking to overhaul the nation's corporate governance system that allowed a string of frauds to mar his first stint in......
10:52 2019-06-12

Watch: Guinness record broken by divers in Florida clean-up Organizers of a diving event in Florida said they broke a Guinness record when 633 divers collected at least 1,626 pounds of trash and 60 pounds of fishing line....
21:52 2019-06-17

Get Clean Curls With 25% Off Select DevaCurl Shampoo and Conditioner Sets Cult-favorite curly hair brand DevaCurl is blowing out a selection of shampoo and conditioner sets, including their Original, Delight, and Decadence lines, with their Friends & Family Sale, happening now. Bring home a fan favorite “How to Quit Shampoo” set for those who have yet to jump on the N...
21:39 2019-05-21

Police raiding homes of Iraqi gang in western Germany Police in western Germany are raiding premises linked to an Iraqi gang suspected of involvement in human trafficking, drug dealing, illegal arms trade and forging identity papers....
08:52 2019-05-22

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives....
15:26 2019-05-21

If tariffs don't stop, they'll impact housing demand: Clayton Homes CEO CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Clayton Homes CEO Kevin Clayton about Warren Buffett's big bet on housing. Clayton Homes is owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway....
16:39 2019-05-21

Walmart service to deliver groceries inside customers’ homes NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is offering to have one of its employees deliver fresh groceries and put them in your refrigerator when you’re not home. The nation’s largest grocer says it will be offering the service this fall for more than one million customers in three cities: Pittsburgh, Kan...
07:00 2019-06-07

Walmart is going to start delivering groceries inside shoppers' homes Starting this fall, nearly 1 million people across three cities — Kansas City, Missouri, Pittsburgh and Vero Beach, Florida — will have access to Walmart's new in-home delivery option, the retailer announced Friday at its annual shareholders meeting....
12:00 2019-06-07

Despite strong US housing market, these American cities have the most vacant homes The 2019 U.S. housing market is at one of its strongest points in decades. However, some cities have vacant homes and condos far above the average.        ...
18:13 2019-05-27

Damning Senate report names nearly 400 troubled nursing homes The federal government for years has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems....
20:39 2019-06-04

IBM, Cera Care to test self-driving car tech in elder homes IBM and British start-up Cera Care plan a six-month pilot to test whether lidar laser sensors, used to help self-driving cars "see", can enable elderly people to stay in their homes for longer - without compromising privacy....
20:13 2019-05-22

Authorities raid 247 Colorado homes growing black market pot DENVER (AP) — Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state’s cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes. State and federal prosecutors said Friday that investigators seized more than 80,000 ...
21:52 2019-05-24

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in more than 100 pets Tuesday TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of loving homes after the shelter took in 124 pets Tuesday. According to PACC, the facility currently has 664 pets in need of homes, with several of the animals expecting to have puppies and kittens in the near future. The shelter said of those pets,...
06:52 2019-05-30

Loving homes needed after PACC takes in 10 fighting roosters TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center is in need of single-rooster homes or rescues after 10 cockerels were put in their care. According to PACC, the roosters were confiscated after authorities discovered that they were being trained to participate in cockfights. One rooster has been taken in at Ho...
06:26 2019-06-01

Cracking cheese, Gromit! Wensleydale waste to heat 4,000 homes Yorkshire dairy by-products will be turned into renewable biogas to cut carbon emissionThe crumbly cheese beloved of TV duo Wallace and Gromit will soon help heat thousands of Yorkshire homes with renewable “green gas” made from cheese waste.The Wensleydale Creamery has struck a deal to supply the w...
18:00 2019-06-15

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford todayon Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their ODI series, with the hosts winning the reduced...
00:13 2019-06-14

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
22:13 2019-06-10

‘We Owe It to Our Kids to Keep the Environment Clean.’ Canada to Ban Single-Use Plastics as Early as 2021 Canada has set a goal to ban single-use plastics by as early as 2021 in a measure aimed at reducing waste that ends up in the ecosystem, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday. Single-use plastics such as bags, straws and cutlery will be prohibited in the country, which throws away about 3 m...
09:52 2019-06-11

Misano DTM: Rast seals clean sweep of poles as Dovizioso crashes Audi's Rene Rast clinched a clean sweep of pole positions at Misano ahead of Sunday's second race, while Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso nudged the barriers after an early error...
15:13 2019-06-09

West Virginia governor slams Bloomberg’s clean energy plan CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s $500 million effort to close the nation’s remaining coal plants isn’t sitting well in West Virginia. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice pushed back on the clean energy plan at a news conference Monday, saying it wi...
23:13 2019-06-10

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US is 'clean' on climate change President defends record on climate during 90-minute conversation with princePrince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince Donald Trump of the dangers of climate change, but the president still insisted the US was “clean” and blamed other nations for the crisis.Trump told ...
11:00 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Chile to clean up rules for lithium industry to boost production Chile´s Mining Ministry said on Tuesday it would release in "the coming weeks" a plan to clarify rules around its lithium industry to maintain its global share of output amid spiraling demand for the coveted battery metal....
23:39 2019-06-11

Assad demolishes refugee homes to tighten grip on rebel strongholds As the civil war wanes, the government is blowing up properties in areas it claims were opposition heartlandsAmjad Farekh’s shops had survived Syria’s long civil war, but not the new, unsteady peace that has settled in some parts of the country.The government recently blew up several properties in t...
22:00 2019-06-08

More baby boomers stay in their homes as they reach retirement, skipping downsizing Many Baby boomers are staying in the houses in which they raised their kids even when they become empty-nesters and retire        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a case that has raised concerns about press freedom...
20:13 2019-05-29

Homebuilder sentiment inches lower despite demand for single-family homes The nation's homebuilders reported solid confidence in the housing market in June, but levels dropped slightly due to concerns over trade issues, the high costs of construction and the lack of skilled labor....
17:26 2019-06-17

Homes struck by bullets during late-night party on west side, TPD says TUCSON – Tucson Police Department is investigating shots fired after some nearby residences were struck by bullets during a party at a home near Speedway Boulevard and Greasewood Road. According to TPD, officers responded to a home near the 1200 block of North Chamberlain Place at 3:30 a.m. Th...
02:26 2019-05-25

These websites unearth funeral homes’ tight-lipped pricing practices The funeral home industry is being dragged kicking and screaming into the latest century — by a pair of Web sites that have begun to shed light on their prices....
01:00 2019-05-27

Fund manager Glennmont raises 850 million euros for clean energy investment Fund manager Glennmont Partners has raised 850 million euros ($947 million) at the final close of its third clean energy fund, which will invest in renewables projects in Europe and Britain, it said on Tuesday....
01:26 2019-06-04

Utilities ask Congress to 'come to grips' with clean energy requirements by setting nationwide rules PHILADELPHIA — Some of the nation’s largest electric utilities are calling on Congress to provide uniform rules for clean energy to help them meet self-established goals for reducing carbon emissions....
16:26 2019-06-13

From philanthropy to profit: how clean energy is kickstarting sustainable development in East Africa Until recently, Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo, did not have any basic services – such as schools, health centres, or even energy – connecting the region to the electricity grid would be extremely time-consuming, and costly. But a ne...
20:52 2019-05-31

Arkansas city trying to save homes in effort to stem flow of massive flooding Crews in a small city in Arkansas were making a last effort on Saturday to save low-lying parts of the town from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee....
03:26 2019-06-02

Wildfires force nearly 5,000 Canadians out of their homes as firefighters continue to battle growing blazes Nearly 5,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in northern Alberta, Canada to escape a monstrous blaze that has reached 200,000 acres, the province's government said Tuesday....
11:13 2019-05-22

Six months after California's Camp Fire, survivors still struggle to find temporary homes The Camp Fire disaster in November 2018 displaced nearly 35,000 residents in Paradise, California area, and even six months later, a large number of families are still unable to find homes....
16:39 2019-05-21

Drastic deterioration in security across Burkina Faso as 70,000 flee their homes in past two months, UN warns The landlocked West African country of Burkina Faso is facing “unprecedented” displacement, triggered by armed groups and intercommunal clashes, and exacerbated by long-term food insecurity, UN aid officials said on Tuesday....
16:00 2019-05-21

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: the winning new-build housing developments revealed The Evening Standard New Homes Awards champion excellence across the housing spectrum from first-time buyer flats to innovative family homes, factory lofts and grand mansions....
16:39 2019-05-22

Riverside Quarter in Wandsworth: take the river bus to work from new waterfront homes in south-west London Previously the river bus service was restricted by low tides but the extended pier will enable an hourly service for this attractive area known as the Wandle Delta, a noted wildlife habitat....
20:52 2019-05-31

Shining a light on sustainable power: how clean energy is helping to improve camps for displaced people Hauwa, from Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria, fled her home village of Adamari with her husband and four children in March, when violence struck. Now, she is in the relative safety of a UN-run camp but, with little electricity available at night, lighting is scarce, and darkness can mean danger....
05:26 2019-06-15

Beam Park in Dagenham: the £1 billion regeneration zone with thousands of new homes planned for first-time buyers Welcome to Beam Park, the £1 billion London regeneration zone you have probably never heard of. Yet it is getting a new train station offering a 20-minute commute to the City and has many acres of open space, while thousands of houses and flats are on the way in what will be one of the largest conce...
16:39 2019-05-22

With homes flooded and dams and levees stressed, Oklahoma hopes to survive Arkansas River's wrath Work crews struggled on Wednesday to maintain aging levees and dams during what meteorologists predict will be Oklahoma's worst-ever flooding.        ...
11:52 2019-05-30

Cornish beach houses for sale: enjoy the same views as Virginia Woolf and Daphne du Maurier from these seaside homes What could be nicer than a room (read beach house) of one's own by the sea? Two fine examples in Cornwall with literary links are currently on the market....
12:39 2019-05-31

The transformation of London's Northbank: major regeneration plan to bring new homes, shops and bars set to rival the Southbank Westminster council, which is to fund the £28 million transformation scheme for Northbank, is set to reveal plans for underused riverside space at the end of this month....
08:52 2019-06-06

Mount Everest deaths: Nepali climbers retrieve four bodies during clean up drive to remove decades of rubbish from mountain Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected 11 tonnes of decades-old rubbish from Mount Everest as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain....
10:00 2019-06-06

Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2019: London Square wins top prize for The Glasshouse apartment in Caledonian Road The Evening Standard New Homes Awards winning projects have been revealed, with a two-bedroom apartment in Caledonian Road selected as this year's Grand Prix winner....
20:01 2019-05-21

House-building in London: number of council homes started at highest level since the Eighties but some borough starts in single figures New data from the Mayor's office reveals huge gulf in how many new affordable homes were started by London's 32 councils — with just seven new homes started in Lambeth....
19:13 2019-06-05

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

Target launches same-day delivery across the US Target is expanding its same-day delivery service to just about everyone. The giant retailer announced today that customers in 47 states will now be able to place orders on Target.com and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Deliveries will......
17:52 2019-06-13

Target Has Some Shipt to Sell You The shipping wars rage on across retail, where expedited shipping is rapidly becoming the norm. Target announced today that it, too, will be joining the fray, offering same-day delivery on around 65,000 items with a service called “Shipt.” Yay?Read more......
00:13 2019-06-14

How Huawei Became a Target for Governments Huawei Technologies Co., one of China’s most global companies, is increasingly in the crosshairs of the U.S. government and its Western allies, just as it’s pushing for a leadership role in the new wireless standard known as 5G. The telecommunications giant is facing multiple battles, including the ...
16:00 2019-05-21

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While there, he captured one of the most iconic images of the 20th century: the famous 'tank man' defying tanks in Tiananmen Square. Visit Business Insider's hom...
01:13 2019-06-04

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal companies to clean energy companies. Called a Mast...
03:00 2019-06-18

If China Really Wants to Retaliate, It Will Target Apple As the trade war heats up, Apple is an enticing target for Chinese reprisals. It derives a nearly 20% of its revenue from the country, and its supply chain is based there....
06:13 2019-05-31

Target to offer same-day delivery for $9.99 per order In the latest salvo in the delivery wars, Target is offering same-day delivery on thousands of items for $9.99 per order through a delivery startup it purchased nearly two years ago. Until now, Target shoppers looking to receive same-day delivery through Shipt had to go to the startup’s websit...
07:39 2019-06-13

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
03:13 2019-06-12

Target recalling 90,000 USB charging cables After reports of a USB-Lightning cable smoking and consumers burning their fingers, Target is recalling 90,000 charging cables.        ...
21:26 2019-05-30

Target Recalls USB Charging Cable (LEX 18) – Target has announced a recall of about 90,000 USB charging cables sold in its stores nationwide. The recall is for Heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB charging cables. The device is used to charge cellphones and other electronics. The store says it has received reports of the cables smoking...
18:13 2019-05-31

| 'I want to sue him': Blatter to target Infantino, FIFA FIFA president Gianni Infantino is running unopposed in his bid for a second term as the head of world football's governing body, but Sepp Blatter plans to sue him....
19:13 2019-05-29

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges. To further that vision, MIT researchers have given new capabilities to their fleet of robotic boats — whic...
09:01 2019-06-05

'Clean Eating' May Lead To Eating Disorders, Says Study The obsession with 'clean diet' and the lack of complete knowledge about the same may signal a risk for eating disorders. The study was published in the 'Journal of Eating Disorders'....
04:00 2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rent these tiny homes by the night — and for tiny prices, too Make like a minimalist and book a summertime escape with Petite Retreats (888-503-7708), a vacation rental company that manages tiny homes, yurts, cottages, teepees and covered wagons across the country. Last year, the firm debuted the Tuxbury Tiny House Village in New Hampshire, with five adorable ...
03:01 2019-05-22

Slovak football club the target of nationalist tug-of-war In football, there's almost nothing better than playing in a stadium full of passionate fans. But FC Dac 1904 it's an entirely different ball game. Tim Gosling reports from Dunajska Streda in Slovakia....
17:39 2019-06-03

Explainer: Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
16:52 2019-06-02

New ‘noise cameras’ to target loud car exhausts News 8 Jun, 2019 Owners of cars with exhausts that are too loud, and those who rev their engines, face fines as ANPR noise camera tech is tested...
19:26 2019-06-08

Walmart, Target and Macy's get hit by the trade clash America's top stores and consumer brands have avoided serious damage from the prolonged US-China trade clash. But tariffs are starting to bite the retail sector....
20:13 2019-05-24

Next-gen ‘Pictionary Air’ arrives at Target June 23rd Starting this Sunday, you can pick up Pictionary Air at your local Target for $20. The new game puts a high-tech spin on the classic. You'll still pull a card, choose from a list of items to draw and race against a timer, but you'll use a large digit......
02:26 2019-06-19

Why fantasy owners should target veteran arms now As the MLB All-Star break approaches, fantasy baseball owners seeking a championship are neck-deep in preparations for a second-half push up the standings. Some are plotting out their attack on the next set of rookie call-ups, some are trading for more proven talent, and everyone is looking for reli...
17:52 2019-06-16

Target's Aim Was True in Shaky Quarter for Retailers The week started out dismally for retailers, yet Target’s recent history suggests a tendency to separate from the crowd. With its early 2019 performance it has done just that, putting itself closer in league with Walmart....
22:13 2019-05-22

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German football that RB are ready to challenge the Bayern hegemony....
04:39 2019-05-25

The Progressive Group Behind AOC's Win Finds Its First 2020 Target The group that recruited Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has found its first challenger of the 2020 cycle: Jessica Cisneros, an immigration and human rights attorney and the “proud daughter of Mexican immigrants,” will challenge Rep. Henry Cuellar in Texas’ 28th district....
00:52 2019-06-14

Target's registers suffered a nationwide outage Target can't quite escape its technical woes, apparently. The retail giant's registers suffered a roughly two-hour nationwide outage in mid-day on June 15th, preventing customers from making purchases (including in self-checkout lines) right before......
22:26 2019-06-16

Target Stores Hit by Technical Snafus Over Weekend Technical problems at Target stores this weekend frustrated shoppers, who were unable to make purchases for two hours on Saturday or use a credit card at some stores on Sunday....
05:39 2019-06-17

The Londoner: Did top Corbynites target Paul Mason? Paul Mason targeted by "hatchet job" article on pro-Corbyn blog / Robbie Gibb delivers knockout speech / Russell T Davies' passion for politics / Dominic Raab's Brexit bid leaves Steve Baker unimpressed...
13:00 2019-05-28

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
15:39 2019-05-21

Warren and Sanders: Two Liberals Aiming for the Same Target As Elizabeth Warren emerges from Bernie Sanders’s shadow, the two standard-bearers of the progressive base find themselves competing for voters, and donors....
19:52 2019-06-05

EXPLAINER-Why Google has a target on its back in Washington The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc’s Google to determine whether the technology company violated laws to ensure fair competition, two sources familiar with the matter said....
22:26 2019-06-02

Bradley Beal is the now the NBA’s most interesting trade target All eyes are on the NBA’s loaded class of free agents this summer. But some have started to wander towards Bradley Beal. The Wizards shooting guard is under contract through 2020-21, but could be an attractive Plan B — most notably for the Celtics or Pelicans — if Washington decides to make hi...
23:00 2019-06-18

| Man United target ignoring transfer speculation Leicester City defender Harry Maguire has refused to comment on speculation linking him with a move to one of the Manchester clubs in the off-season....
13:00 2019-05-30

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump Needs a Target to Stay Interested in His Campaign. For Now, It’s Biden. On Tuesday, President Trump will engage with the former vice president, if indirectly, for the first time during the 2020 campaign when they both make appearances in Iowa....
01:52 2019-06-11

PetSmart's Chewy prices IPO at $22 per share, above target -source Chewy Inc on Thursday priced its initial public offering at $22 per share, above its target, and sold more stock than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter, valuing the online pet products retailer at $8.77 billion....
03:26 2019-06-14

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
04:52 2019-06-13

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

Verizon and AT&T iPhone XS comes with a $350 Target gift card deal Target has a new in-store deal that is valid only for the iPhone XS in gold color, for some reason. These obviously don't sell as well as in China, and Target is giving you $350 in instant gift cards with a new line activation or upgrade on Verizon or AT&T. The $350 amount was only in ad flyers befo...
19:52 2019-05-27

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital, but her government’s plans are too lit...
19:26 2019-06-12

Target is sweetening its employee benefits to keep workers and attract new ones America's top retailers are trying to outmatch each other with new employee benefits to attract workers as unemployment hovers near its lowest level in decades....
22:26 2019-06-10

Trudeau concerned China will target other agricultural imports Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's worried China could block imports of other Canadian products - in addition to its recent rejection of canola shipments....
05:00 2019-06-07

'Noise cameras' to target illegally loud cars The Department for Transport is trialling a new system to monitor excessively loud vehicles The Department for Transport is trialling a new camera system that targets vehicles that are breaking legal noise limits. The Government has commissioned a prototype ‘noise camera’, which will be installed a...
14:39 2019-06-10

| Kohli honoured to be World Cup target for 'X-factor' Archer India captain Virat Kohli said on Thursday it was a "big compliment" to be a target wicket for England newcomer Jofra Archer at the upcoming World Cup....
23:13 2019-05-23

Bangladesh handed target of 322 to beat West Indies TAUNTON, England (AP) — West Indies amassed 321-8 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton on Monday despite Chris Gayle and Andre Russell both getting out for ducks. Shai Hope, who came in after Gayle’s 13-ball duck in the fourth over, played the anchor role brilliantly in scori...
17:13 2019-06-17

Target's stock drops after weekend register meltdown Target's nationwide cash register meltdown over the weekend created more than $16 million in buzz on the internet from news reports and other social media mentions, according to Apex Marketing....
17:52 2019-06-17

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was fast, convenient, and affordable. The part I'm mos...
17:39 2019-06-14

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers. Marcelo Ebrard says more than 150 of those migrants were children and say...
17:13 2019-06-17

Fantasy Football: Five underrated rookies to target this year Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
02:13 2019-05-22

Iran's Allies Target Its Rivals, Risking Conflict Some Iran-backed militias are lashing out at Tehran’s adversaries in the Middle East, forcing the U.S. and its allies to respond and risking an escalation that Iran says it doesn’t want....
12:52 2019-05-24

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of re...
19:00 2019-06-16

Global warming may become unstoppable even if we stick to Paris target There could be a planetary threshold beyond which the earth will keep warming even if we stop pumping out more fossil fuels - the so-called 'Hothouse Earth' scenario...
15:00 2019-05-21

Target outage: Shoppers reporting registers down globally Target shoppers are posting to social media about long waits at the checkout line and then leaving stores empty-handed Saturday afternoon.       ...
21:52 2019-06-15

Records on line as Woods, Rose target U.S. Open Tiger Woods would tie Sam Snead for the most PGA Tour wins and pull within two majors of Jack Nicklaus with a victory at the U.S. Open this week, but on Thursday he saw Justin Rose muscle in on one of his own records at Pebble Beach Golf Links....
09:13 2019-06-14

'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role A historic rout of Thailand didn’t earn the USWNT much goodwill among neutral fans. Lucky for them, they couldn’t care lessThey are the teams that neutrals love to root against: the New England Patriots, the Golden State Warriors, Manchester United and … the US women’s national team?“I was actually ...
11:39 2019-06-15

Germany needs to ease rules to hit 2030 renewables target Germany needs to ease restrictions on the location and size of solar power plants and wind turbines and increase incentives if the country is to meet a target demanding it double renewable energy capacity by 2030, energy companies said on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Same-day deliveries, store revamps drive Target's strong results Target Corp beat first-quarter estimates for same-store sales and profit on Wednesday, as the retailer's investments in same-day delivery and store revamps drew in more shoppers, sending its shares up more than 7%....
15:52 2019-05-22

Democrats’ Tax Cuts Target Middle Class More Than Trump’s, Study Says A liberal think tank concluded that plans from the 2020 contenders Kamala Harris, Cory Booker and Michael Bennet would cost less than the 2017 tax cuts while lifting incomes more for low- and middle-income workers....
13:26 2019-05-22

Cruise ships target of Venice protest after canal crash VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon. The protest Saturday was galvanized by a crash six days earlier involving a cruise ship that struck a much smaller river boat in Venice’s Giudecca Canal. ...
21:39 2019-06-08

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

Novartis CEO sees chance to accelerate profit margin target Novartis could reach its main drugs business's margin target "a little sooner" than 2022, as it now forecasts, as it cuts costs and as new drugs including gene therapy accelerate, Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan told investors....
16:39 2019-05-23

Target stock price drops after weekend register meltdown Target easily could have lost as much as $100 million in sales over the weekend when the retailer’s cash registers went down.       ...
01:26 2019-06-18

UK inflation back above official target as energy costs rise LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain rose in April above the Bank of England’s target rate following an uptick in energy prices and airfares. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices in the year to April were up 2.1 percent, against 1.9 pe...
11:52 2019-05-22

Target Outages Illustrate Retail's Growing Tech Complexity The technical problems at Target stores over the weekend illustrate the challenge of unifying a large retailer’s technology infrastructure with its bricks-and-mortar presence and underscore the importance of having trusted vendors and backup plans....
06:00 2019-06-18

UK Government Wants Noise Detection Systems to Target Old Cars and 'Boy Racers' In the UK, all cars manufactured since 2016 have been legally limited to 74 decibels, as Sky News reports. It’s also illegal to modify your exhausts in order to make them louder—but, as we all know, if someone is determined to drive a roaring dragon around, they’ll go right ahead and do it. And the ...
18:13 2019-06-11

Target expands family leave, child care benefits MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Target Corporation announced some new benefits Monday aimed at supporting employees with families. The Minneapolis-based company says it will begin offering “affordable backup care solutions” to hourly and salaried employees at all stores and distribution centers. Th...
18:39 2019-06-12

Target Registers Across Country All Malfunction at Once, Causing Massive Lines Massive lines and an inability to make purchases were reported across the country at Target stores after the retailer’s cash registers malfunctioned due to a “systems issue,” though hours later Target announced it had resolved the issue.Read more......
01:39 2019-06-16

Target CEO Brian Cornell says the winners and losers in retail are emerging Target's CEO thinks the retail industry is shaking out to show clear winners and losers. Those companies that are investing in stores and online are winners, he said....
17:13 2019-05-22

Russia wants Tinder data — but info could be used to target LGBTQ2 users This month, the Russian Communications Oversight Agency added Tinder to the list of companies required to hand over information to the country's intelligence agencies....
23:00 2019-06-03

Pakistani police target traffickers selling brides to China FAISALABAD, Pakistan — At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband — a Chinese man her family sold her off to in marriage — was torturing her. Eventual...
21:39 2019-06-18

Manitoba lowers target for greenhouse gas emission reduction plan Sustainable Development Minister Rochelle Squires has cut the target of Manitoba's greenhouse gas emission reduction plan to less than half its original target....
17:52 2019-06-11

Target Sales Boosted by Store Remodels, Digital Shift Target said sales and profit rose at the start of the year, as improvements to its stores, products and digital capabilities attracted more shoppers....
21:52 2019-05-22

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a federal contractor and was criticized by civil right...
02:13 2019-06-11

U.S. senators target $1 bln a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
18:52 2019-06-10

Target and tariffs: The retailer has plans to limit higher prices Target plans to lessen the impact tariffs will have on the retailer’s prices, the company said on Wednesday. Details were not disclosed.        ...
01:13 2019-05-23

President Trump Hints at His Next Trade War Target: French Wine President Donald Trump promised to do “something” about French wine that he said is allowed into the U.S. virtually tariff-free while France imposes duties on U.S. wine, calling the arrangement unfair. “France charges us a lot for the wine. And yet we charge them very little for Fr...
19:00 2019-06-10

Birthright Trips, a Rite of Passage for Many Jews, Are Now a Target of Protests For nearly 20 years, Birthright has bolstered Jewish identity with free trips to Israel. But now some young Jewish activists are protesting the trips....
05:13 2019-06-12

France among members putting EU 2020 renewables target at risk France is one of six EU nations unlikely to hit their 2020 renewable energy targets, putting the European Union's 20% goal at risk, the bloc's auditors said on Thursday....
15:26 2019-06-06

Cruise ships are target of Venice protest after canal crash Thousands of people have marched in Venice to demand that cruise ships be kept out of the Italian city’s lagoon.       ...
23:13 2019-06-08

UK inflation falls back to target ahead of rate decision LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain dipped in May, back to the Bank of England’s target, amid lower air fares and car prices. The Office for National Statistics said Wednesday that consumer prices were up 2% in the year to May, compared with 2.1% the previous month. T...
13:26 2019-06-19

Gaming Industry Rising Target of Cyber-Attacks, Says Akamai The gaming industry has become a rising target with 12 billion credential stuffing attacks in 17 months, Cloud delivery network provider Akamai Technologies said on Thursday....
15:52 2019-06-13

Target expands same-day delivery to basically everyone in order to combat Amazon Time was, Amazon led the way in pushing the e-commerce industry towards a consumer expectation that delivery should be free. Then came the push for a two-day delivery option, and now that Amazon is starting to move into an expansion of same-day delivery, its biggest retail competitors — like W...
01:52 2019-06-14

BMW affirms target to hike sales as China drives May deliveries German luxury carmaker BMW affirmed its target to increase sales this year after group sales rose by 3.2% in May year-on-year, driven by strong demand from mainland China....
12:39 2019-06-13

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the technology industry will hold its first hearing for th...
20:26 2019-06-06

Apple shares slide as HSBC cuts price target Apple shares were down 3% in early deals Monday after HSBC cut the tech giant's price target over fears of its exposure to the trade war between the U.S. and China....
16:52 2019-05-21

Retirement savings 101: Here are 7 things to know before investing in a target-date fund A target-date fund is a fund of mutual funds that becomes more conservative with time. Here's what you should know about this retirement saving tool.        ...
19:52 2019-06-05

Online video of GOP House candidate may target super PACs RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In the special election for a North Carolina congressional seat left vacant following allegations of ballot fraud, a polished, silent video of the Republican candidate has appeared online. It’s a sign that rich flows of untraceable money are expected to influence the race....
23:52 2019-05-24

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
04:00 2019-06-14

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benchmark indexes. The fast-growing Target Outcome inv...
16:00 2019-05-21

Fantasy Football: Five under-the-radar rookie sleepers to target in 2019 Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
20:39 2019-05-23

Knicks’ draft target RJ Barrett has ‘great’ case for No. 1 pick RJ Barrett’s high school coach believes his former player didn’t get the attention he was due at Duke because of Zion Williamson and feels there could be a case made for the 6-foot-7 stud to be the No. 1 pick of the draft. Kevin Boyle, head coach at national powerhouse Montverde Academy in Florida, ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Lord of the manor's £500k bill after 'preposterous' bid to block new homes backfires A retired solicitor who tried in vain to use his lord of the manor title to block a multimillion-pound development on the edge of an ancient common faces a legal bill of more than £500,000....
16:52 2019-06-17

California man killed by shark in Hawaii loved the water MAUI, Hawaii (AP) — A friend says the California man killed by a shark in Hawaii over the weekend was a frequent visitor to the islands and an avid scuba diver who had recently retired. Police said a shark attacked 65-year-old Thomas Smiley while he was swimming Saturday near the Ka’anapali Be...
19:00 2019-05-27

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

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

EU hails quality of swimming water as the mercury rises BRUSSELS (AP) — With weather temperatures starting to climb, the European Commission says that 85 percent of Europe’s bathing sites have excellent water quality. The commission said Thursday that the islands of Cyprus and Malta, as well as Greece and Austria, have the highest numbers of clean ...
15:26 2019-06-06

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water and wastewater....
03:01 2019-05-22

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

BJP's Meenakshi Lekhi Protests Against "Water Shortage" In Delhi BJP lawmaker from New Delhi Meenakshi Lekhi today protested outside the Delhi Jal Board's RK Puram office against "water woes" being faced by the people of her constituency. She claimed that even......
13:26 2019-06-11

Wall Street treads water after recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat and the Dow snapped a six-day winning streak on Tuesday, as investors paused following a run of gains and fresh worries emerged over the U.S. trade war with China....
02:52 2019-06-12

Missouri River will remain high because of water from dams OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River from upstream dams will remain at a high level for several months because of recent heavy rain and remaining snowpack. The Army Corps of Engineers says it expects water releases from reservoirs on the Missouri to be ...
15:26 2019-06-06

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

India heat wave triggers clashes over water With temperatures nearing record highs across India, residents of some areas started fighting over access to water. Madhya Pradesh authorities have deployed police to escort water tankers....
20:39 2019-06-08

Bar owner gets death threat for calling out water drinkers A bar owner in England came under fire for complaining about people who just drink water. Sam Espensen, owner of Bristol Spirit in Bristol, took to Twitter to complain about the water drinkers last week. Since her bar occasionally features pop-up kitchens, some customers may not realize that the bar...
23:52 2019-05-30

To dye for: Wrangler's new denim process eliminates water waste The US jeans brand has been working on the Indigood technology for the past decadeDenim manufacturing doesn’t have a good reputation when it comes to creating excessive levels of waste, but an innovative process spearheaded by the US jeans brand Wrangler may change that.The company has partnered wit...
18:26 2019-06-05

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

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing several companies who manufactured the chemicals. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the five Blades residents say they have...
15:39 2019-06-05

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and now the Department of Attorney General is dropping...
23:13 2019-06-14

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

Scott Dixon says he and Ganassi must target wins as title hopes fade Scott Dixon says he and Ganassi have no choice but to take a more aggressive approach in terms of aiming for wins, as his IndyCar title hopes faded in Detroit....
10:00 2019-06-02

Guardian told it was target of Saudi hacking unit after Khashoggi killing Cybersecurity team ordered to access journalists’ email accounts, document suggests The report from Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur, sets out in forensic detail concerns about the behaviour of Saudi Arabia, both before and after the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.It al...
17:39 2019-06-19

Eighteen hurt as two car blasts target Libya military unit: sources At least 18 people were wounded in two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna, sending plumes of black smoke into the sky, a medical source and residents told Reuters early on Sunday....
08:13 2019-06-02

Social media erupts as Target checkout registers malfunction across the country #TargetDown was trending on social media after Targets across the country were hit with outages, leading to headache for customers trying make purchases on Saturday....
23:39 2019-06-15

Civilians ‘must never be a target,’ says UN in Afghanistan, amid troubling number of casualties during Ramadan The United Nations has urged all parties to the “ongoing intense conflict” across Afghanistan to meet their obligations to protect civilians from harm, denouncing a spate of attacks by militants which killed more than 100 civilians in Kabul alone during  Ramadan....
17:39 2019-06-10

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’ The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than a decade earlier than the target date adopted by the European commission, at the unveiling of a new...
02:13 2019-06-14

U.S. senators target $1 billion a year coal subsidy, ask IRS for test results Three U.S. senators on Monday urged the Internal Revenue Service to crack down on a $1 billion-a-year subsidy for burning chemically treated refined coal, after a new study showed some power plants using the fuel produced surging amounts of mercury and smog instead of cutting pollution....
21:00 2019-06-10

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
14:13 2019-06-05

What's next for Lakers after Anthony Davis trade? Top free agents to target With LeBron James and Anthony Davis in town, what the Los Angeles Lakers do in free agency this summer will be huge for the franchise's future.       ...
19:52 2019-06-17

Target quarterly results trounce estimates on higher online sales Target Corp's same-store sales and profit for the first quarter beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, benefiting from higher online sales and an increase in shoppers at its stores, sending its up nearly 8% in early trading....
13:39 2019-05-22

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global standards on energy efficiency.From new hot water heat...
20:52 2019-06-11

Latest Target of Russian Vote Meddling: A Children’s Singing Contest A Russian broadcaster canceled the result of “The Voice Kids” after an investigation revealed that fan voting had been subject to “massive” manipulation....
19:01 2019-05-21

Yemen's Houthis target two Saudi airports with multiple drone attacks Yemen's Houthi movement launched fresh drone attacks targeting Jizan and Abha airports in southern Saudi Arabia, the group's Al-Masirah TV said on Saturday, adding the installations were out of service....
09:26 2019-06-16

Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
05:52 2019-06-16

Drone attacks target Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia: al masirah tv Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched multiple drone attacks targeting Jizan airport in Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen, a tweet on Sunday by the group's TV Al-Masirah said....
13:39 2019-06-09

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what scientists in the country and globally say would be an unprecedented assault on academic freedoms.The ...
06:39 2019-06-13

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting outcry from scientists of the field. (credit: S.C...
15:00 2019-06-05

Neo-Nazi pamphlets target Cologne area hit by racist nail bomb Fifteen years after neo-Nazis bombed a Turkish neighborhood in Cologne, a new group is spreading hateful propaganda in the area. The home-delivered pamphlets warn of imminent attacks....
08:26 2019-06-08

Cboe Global Markets Publishes New Family of Target Outcome Indexes CHICAGO – August 3, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced it has rolled out four series of Cboe S&P 500 Target Outcome Indexes, comprising a family of 16 options-based strategy performance benchmarks desig...
16:00 2019-05-21

‘I feel like a target’: US trade war worries tech workers of Chinese descent According to a Guardian survey through Blind, employees are already facing negative consequences or predict problemsTechnology workers of Chinese descent say that they are experiencing backlash due to the US-China trade war and fears over Huawei, according to a survey commissioned by the Guardian th...
09:00 2019-06-19

West Ham target Pablo Fornals after Stanislav Lobotka interest cools • Villarreal midfielder on Manuel Pellegrini’s wishlist• West Ham also interested in Ozan Kabak from StuttgartWest Ham have targeted Villarreal’s Pablo Fornals after cooling their interest in Celta Vigo’s Stanislav Lobotka.Manuel Pellegrini is determined to strengthen his midfield and last weekend i...
02:52 2019-06-12

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
19:13 2019-05-23

Syrian forces drop banned cluster bombs and target hospitals Sky News has seen first-hand evidence that hospitals in Idlib are being targeted by Syrian regime forces who also appear to be using banned cluster bombs as they rachet up their bombardment of the last rebel stronghold in the country....
15:52 2019-05-28

Target makes the latest move in delivery wars with Walmart and Amazon Target is bringing its same-day delivery option to the masses, marking the latest move in an ongoing and heated battle over delivery involving the big-box retailer, Walmart and Amazon....
06:39 2019-06-13

Target says payments vendor faces glitch; registers back online Target Corp on Sunday said it was unable to process select card payments at some stores for nearly 90 minutes due to a vendor-related issue – the second consecutive outage faced by the retailer in a week....
05:00 2019-06-17

CBOE Introduces First in Series of Indexes Designed to Target Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL -- April 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Buffer Protect Indexes,” the first in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks that are designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
23:26 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Launches S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index CHICAGO – September 26, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats Target Income Index (SPAI), a benchmark index designed to track the hypothetical performance of a partial buy-write strategy applied to stocks containe...
21:52 2019-05-21

Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer Target Second Week At French Open Roger Federer continues his first French Open campaign in four years on Friday with a third-round match against Norway's Casper Ruud, while reigning champion Rafael Nadal faces Belgian David Goffin....
08:00 2019-05-31

Trump baby blimp set to fly over London on Tuesday as fundraisers reach their £30k target A giant inflatable Donald Trump baby blimp is set to fly over London during the US president's state visit after its owners reached their £30,000 fundraising target....
17:26 2019-06-02

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
18:13 2019-06-09

These Cuffed Dish Gloves Kept My Hands Dry, Come Hell or High Water I always thought dish gloves were stupid, and also, sort of precious. Like, aw, what are you trying to protect your oh-so-delicate fingertips from? It’s only water! Don’t you ever wash your hands?...
03:39 2019-05-31

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:13 2019-06-19

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
14:33 2019-05-21

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to deal with a crippling water shortage that has brought the Indian city to crisis point, leaving taps dry in homes and forcing schools, offices and restaur...
18:52 2019-06-19

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortages NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry in an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater. State Rural Development Minister S.P. Velumani said Wednesday that the drought f...
13:26 2019-06-19

Facial recognition tech is arsenic in the water of democracy, says Liberty Human rights group calls on England and Wales to ban police use of AFR in public spacesAutomated facial recognition poses one of the greatest threats to individual freedom and should be banned from use in public spaces, according to the director of the campaign group Liberty.Martha Spurrier, a human...
00:00 2019-06-08

NASA’s InSight lander is using magnetism to search for water on Mars Measuring magnetic fields on Mars could help us figure out how much water it has, and NASA’s InSight lander has taken the first ever measurements from the surface...
14:33 2019-05-21

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:52 2019-06-03

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
19:39 2019-06-19

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, averting shortages that could have caused a humanita...
15:26 2019-05-21

Wabanaki Water Walkers begin long journey to Maine The annual Wabanaki Water Walk is an awareness campaign that honours the sacredness of water in a world of rising sea levels, increasing temperatures and near-constant resource extraction....
16:13 2019-05-21

Nursing mom gets booted from water park. Officer says she can't sit with both breasts out The Nessler Park manager wanted the mom out after people complained. An officer was called to the scene where his body cam captured the altercation.        ...
21:26 2019-06-11

Dramatic photo shows huskies walking on water in Greenland They say "a picture paints a thousand words" - and that was indeed the case when a Danish meteorologist tweeted a photograph of what appeared to be husky dogs walking on water in northwest Greenland....
13:26 2019-06-18

Treat Your Feet With 30% Off This Memory Foam Water-Absorbent Bath Mat After a relaxing shower, the last thing you want is to step onto a gross bath mat. If your mat has seen better days, it is time to swap it out for a luxurious memory foam mat for peak comfort. Right now, the LOCHAS Extra Thick Memory Foam Absorbent Bath Mat is 30% off your first order when you clip ...
01:52 2019-05-23

Huawei needs Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows 10 like fish need water The import ban the Trump administration imposed on Huawei a few days ago was the next logical step in the trade war against China. While some people may have foreseen it, given the ZTE practice run from before, it still sent shockwaves through the industry. Huawei is prepared to fight, even as numer...
01:39 2019-05-24

Fit in my 40s: want to swim in open-water? Be prepared for the heebie-jeebies | Zoe Williams Sea swimming is way outside my comfort zone. But that’s the entire pointFitness tips: a beginner’s guide to sea swimmingI wanted to see if I could swim a long distance in open water. So I headed to the open sea, ploughing alongside an underpopulated Isle of Wight beach, braving an unseasonal May in ...
10:26 2019-06-15

This exclusive iPhone 8 deal blows the rest of the competition out of the water For all of the Apple fans out there not ready to dive in to the deep end with Apple's latest £1,000+ handsets, we've got the perfect iPhone deal for you. And the best bit? It's exclusive to TechRadar readers - aren't you lucky?Taking an iPhone 8 deal that was already smashin...
18:13 2019-05-24

Grand Canyon limits North Rim water use after pipe damaged GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Officials have temporarily placed restrictions on water use on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park after rockslides caused a pipeline break. The National Park Service announced Thursday that public laundry and shower facilities are closed as well as p...
19:26 2019-05-24

Kourtney Kardashian Debuts New Poosh Water Bottle for a Good Cause Kourtney Kardashian is using her platform for a good cause. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star has partnered with S'well to create a stylish alternative to drinking from plastic......
23:26 2019-06-11

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
10:13 2019-06-14

On Calling Release Of Water To Pak "Motivated", Amarinder Singh's Reply Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Thursday dubbed PEP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira's accusation of release of excess water to Pakistan as "politically motivated", saying surplus water was being......
22:39 2019-06-13

Thirsty koalas need bowls of water to survive increasingly hot climate Koalas were once thought to get all the hydration they needed from eucalyptus leaves, but artifical water stations might be necessary for their survival in a warming climate...
20:39 2019-06-05

As drought persists, Australia restricts water use in populous state Australia's most populous state of New South Wales on Tuesday imposed water restrictions for the first time in a decade with dam levels at just over 50% due to a prolonged drought....
13:26 2019-05-28

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged involvement, including former Michigan health department director Nick Lyon, who was accused of turn...
01:26 2019-06-14

'So much land under so much water': extreme flooding is drowning parts of the midwest As relentless rain wreaks havoc in the farm belt, many struggle to copeEven with half of the houses on her street underwater, Dina Barker looked at the numbers and calculated that it was worth holding out.The rate at which water was pouring out of the rain-swollen Keystone dam less than 10 miles up ...
09:26 2019-06-03

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complained that they felt like they were being electrically...
21:52 2019-06-03

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
23:39 2019-06-13

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (it will allegedly be rectified this year), it’s somewhat surprising there haven’t been more TV shows or movies exploring the subject. According to Deadl...
20:39 2019-06-11

Danube water levels drop but not enough to reach sunken boat Hungarian water management authorities say the Danube River's high water levels, which have stymied efforts to reach a sunken tour boat where 21 missing people could be trapped, are falling....
17:26 2019-06-02

Cricket World Cup puts key London venues in the spotlight: homes to bowl buyers over near Lord's in St John's Wood or Kennington's Kia Oval The Cricket World Cup is under way and the battle between the sport's greatest players will throw a global spotlight on the key London venues — the Kia Oval in Kennington and Lord's in St John's Wood....
14:26 2019-06-05

Accused David Ortiz gunman claims slugger wasn’t intended target The man accused of shooting David Ortiz in a botched $8,000 hit job claimed from jail Thursday that the baseball legend wasn’t his intended target — but he got confused by the retired slugger’s clothes. “It wasn’t David, it wasn’t for David … Was confused,” Rolfi Ferreira Cruz shouted to journ...
06:13 2019-06-14

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 gets the biggest discount to date at Target (today only) Apple's newest smartwatch is more expensive than what competition has to offer, but the wearable device has its market that seems to be growing every year. The cheapest Apple Watch Series 4 costs $400, but it doesn't come with cellular functionality. If you want that feature as well, you'll have to ...
03:26 2019-05-28

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample extraction mission. But with surface temperatures rising steadily on the asteroid, the probe is running out of time.Read more......
19:13 2019-05-22

Guatemala Candidates Target Economic Roots of Migration, Abandon Graft Agency Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to deliver a leader focused on tackling the economic roots of migration, but the top candidates don’t plan to keep a U.N.-backed agency targeting the corruption that facilitated violence driving Guatemalans to seek safety in the U.S....
06:39 2019-06-15

Stocks to Watch: HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores Companies with shares expected to trade actively in Friday’s session include HP, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Intuit, Target, Ross Stores, Autodesk and Splunk....
14:26 2019-05-24

Target CEO Brian Cornell reiterates forecast, apologizes to customers for weekend outages Target CEO Brian Cornell apologized to customers for a disappointing weekend after the company experienced outages that shut down its cash registers and credit-card processors for several hours....
15:00 2019-06-19

Stocks target best week since April on rate-cut hopes; U.S. jobs data awaits European shares climbed on Friday as hopes that central banks would loosen policy offset trade friction and the threat of global recession, putting them on track for their best week in two months....
14:52 2019-06-07

Vineyard Vines arrives at Target on Saturday. How to shop the limited-edition collaboration Set your alarm clock if you're interested in shopping Target's latest designer collaboration, Vineyard Vines. The new collection goes on sale May 18.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Target's Memorial Day deals include $350 off the gold iPhone XS in instant gift cards Target has a new in-store deal that is valid only for the iPhone XS in gold color, for some reason. These obviously don't sell as well as in China, and Target is giving you $350 in instant gift cards with a new line activation or upgrade on Verizon or AT&T. The $350 amount was only in ad flyers befo...
09:39 2019-05-27

Report: Chinese students target Hong Kong activism in South Korea International students from China and Hong Kong in South Korea are clashing over print posters that were taken down in support of the extradition protests....
15:52 2019-06-13

Shoppers disappointed at how fast Target's Vineyard Vines collection selling out Shoppers are taking to social media to express disappointment over the Vineyard Vines for Target sale. Many items sold out quickly and landed on eBay.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Man City star Leroy Sane a confirmed transfer target for Bayern Munich Bayern Munich want to sign Manchester City winger Leroy Sane as the Bundesliga giants seek to rebuild their attack this summer, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has confirmed....
20:13 2019-05-24

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the trade conflict between the two neighbors worsens, the head of Mexico's main farm lobby said on Friday....
05:13 2019-06-01

England 2 Scotland 1: Nikita Parris and Ellen White on target as Lionesses win opener First-half goals from Nikita Parris and Ellen White secured a 2-1 victory for England Women in their World Cup opener against rivals Scotland on Sunday....
21:52 2019-06-09

UPDATE 2-Target says registers back online, blames outage on technology issue Target Corp on Saturday said its payment registers were back online after a systems outage stopped customers in the United States from paying for in-store purchases....
01:39 2019-06-16

Is Target still down? After long waits and store closings, nationwide register outage ends Target registers are now working after a nationwide outage Saturday caused long checkout lines and closed some stores.       ...
01:00 2019-06-16

Aston Villa target loan move for Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu • Other clubs monitoring Welshman’s availability• Villa’s John Terry knows Ampadu from Chelsea trainingAston Villa are interested in signing Ethan Ampadu on a season-long loan from Chelsea if the 18-year-old becomes available this summer. Ampadu, who played more for his country than his club last se...
18:26 2019-06-15

Deal: Apple Watch Series 4 drops to lowest price to date at Target Apple's most recent smartwatch is starting to get more affordable as we're getting closer to the reveal of the next model. These days, if you want to buy an Apple Watch Series 4, you'll have to pay $400 for the cheapest model, and that's not going to change anytime soon.Usually, the cheapest Apple W...
23:39 2019-06-10

Google asks Android developers to categorize apps based on content and target age Google is asking Android developers for help correctly categorizing apps based on their target age group, partly to keep kids from using innapropriate apps.Read More...
18:00 2019-05-29

Widespread Target cash register outage causes long lines, exasperated shoppers The roughly two-hour outage periodically prevented Target's cashiers from scanning merchandise or processing transactions as long lines formed in some stores....
01:26 2019-06-16

Big Apple has New York’s cleanest water while Long Island has the worst: report You can go from Niagara to Montauk but you won’t find better drinking water than in the Big Apple, according to a new study. In fact, the safeguards put in place by New York City to protect its water supply should be used as a model for the state, according to the NY Public Interest......
00:26 2019-05-30

75 Lakh Litres Of Polluted Water Dumped Into Ganga Everyday: Official An official engaged with the government's Namami Gange project has revealed that 75 lakh litres of polluted water is being dumped into the river Ganga every day....
20:13 2019-06-13

2 Oil Tankers "Attacked" In Gulf of Oman, Crew Jumped Into Water, Rescued Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members....
17:52 2019-06-13

Flood risk abates for Arkansas city as water advance slows LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Officials from an Arkansas community where a levee breached say the risk of widespread flooding has abated because the Arkansas River crested without inundating the city. Dardanelle Mayor Jimmy Witt said in a Facebook post Saturday night that he thinks the city of about 4,70...
18:39 2019-06-02

Kentucky water utility granted interim emergency rate hike FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky water utility has been granted an interim emergency rate increase that will set a flat rate amounting to a 42 percent hike for typical residential customers. The Kentucky Public Service Commission said in a news release it granted the increase Thursday to Southern Wa...
00:39 2019-06-07

Stocks Tread Water Ahead of Major Central Bank Meetings Investors await a series of central bank policy meetings this week, with the main focus to be on the Federal Reserve, whose members are likely to debate an interest-rate cut....
14:00 2019-06-17

Flooding prompts dramatic water rescues after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Texas A significant severe weather outbreak erupted across the central and southern Plains into Tuesday unleashing drenching rain, flash flooding and at least two dozen tornadoes....
23:52 2019-05-21

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
00:26 2019-05-30

Man contracts flesh-eating bacterial infection after dipping toes in water WARNING: Graphic content A Texas man said “he’ll never be the same” after he contracted a potentially deadly bacterial infection from dipping his toes in the water. Adam Perez, who reportedly was homeless prior to the infection, said that so far he has required several surgeries and has lost most of...
22:52 2019-06-13

Prosecutors drop Flint, Michigan water charges over 'flawed' probe Michigan prosecutors on Thursday dropped all criminal charges over the deadly contamination of the city of Flint's water, saying a more thorough investigation was needed before they could proceed with the case....
04:00 2019-06-14

Billions globally lack ‘water, sanitation and hygiene’, new UN report spells out Some 2.2 billion people around the world do not have safely-managed drinking water, while 4.2 billion go without safe sanitation services and three billion lack basic handwashing facilities, according to a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization ...
03:13 2019-06-18

New storm water infrastructure to ease flood risk on Saskatoon properties The flood control strategy involves building new storm water infrastructure to improve Saskatoon’s capacity to manage increasingly extreme weather events....
02:52 2019-05-25

Zimbabwe power cuts may deepen as water levels fall at Kariba Dam Zimbabwe's largest hydroelectric plant, Kariba Dam, will suspend output in 14 weeks if water levels continue to fall at the current rate, the energy minister said on Thursday, paving the way for deeper power cuts in the country....
17:39 2019-05-30

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Watch: Asian water monitor lizard hisses at Florida man on his porch A Florida man who thought he heard his girlfriend arrive home looked outside and discovered a more shocking sight on his front porch: a massive Asian water monitor lizard....
22:39 2019-06-06

Heavy rain prompts high water rescues in Oklahoma City OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Heavy rains are flooding streets and prompting high water rescues in Oklahoma City as another round of severe storms passes through. The National Weather Service reports up to 1.5 inches (3.8 centimeters) of rain fell during a 30-minute period Thursday in the western part of the...
23:13 2019-06-06

CANADA STOCKS-TSX treads water as energy slips on lower oil prices Canada's main stock index opened flat on Monday as the heavyweight energy sector declined tracking lower crude prices, and investors awaited a pivotal U.S. Federal Reserve meeting that could provide clues on the path of future rate cuts....
15:52 2019-06-17

Pochettino: Tottenham’s glorious tearful prophet who turned water into wine "Mauricio Pochettino is more miracle worker than Tottenham manager. Lifting the Champions League will confirm his status as a modern great, writes Desmond Kane."...
16:26 2019-05-24

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

NASA finds water, 'organic molecules' on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule, "the farthest world ever explored," earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the space agency have made a startling discovery – the presence of water and "organic molecules" on its...
15:26 2019-05-21

Prosecutors drop Flint water charges, promise fresh investigation DETROIT — Prosecutors dropped all criminal charges Thursday against eight people in the Flint water crisis and pledged to start from scratch the investigation into one of the worst man-made environmental disasters in U.S. history....
23:00 2019-06-14

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in a skyscraper water park in Tehran, Iran. Yeah, I ...
13:26 2019-06-03

Jury Can't Convict Activist on Trial for Leaving Migrants Water in the Desert A jury in the case of an Arizona immigration activist on trial for helping undocumented migrants survive in the desert was deadlocked and unable to reach a verdict on his guilt yesterday....
17:52 2019-06-12

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
04:26 2019-06-04

From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save water Australia faces crippling drought with low rainfall and dwindling dam levels, so it’s time to come up with new solutions Water supplies across Australia are in dire states as the drought continues to bite. This week, stage one water restrictions were announced in Sydney, to take effect from 1 June, ...
07:39 2019-05-28

Find tonic water bitter? Part of your brain may be on the small side A region of the brain called the left entorhinal cortex varies in size from person to person, and it’s smaller than average in those who find tonic water bitter...
17:39 2019-05-21

‘Game of Thrones’ Fans Gripe About the Finale’s Pointy End (and a Water Bottle) Many had questions: That’s the person to lead the realm? Did the women of Westeros get shortchanged? And was that a water bottle under Samwell’s chair?...
19:01 2019-05-21

NSW towns including Dubbo and Tamworth face water emergency within months In some central and western areas on Murray-Darling no ground water can be accessed by bores, as dams run close to dry Towns in western and central New South Wales, including Dubbo, Nyngan, Cobar, Walgett and Tamworth, are facing a crisis in their water supplies within a few months unless it rains, ...
23:13 2019-05-23

15 Monkeys Die In Madhya Pradesh Forest, Officials Blame Fight For Water The scarcity of water in the season of searing heat has spilled over from the concrete jungles to the forests of Madhya Pradesh. A battle over water is likely one of the reasons behind the death of......
20:26 2019-06-07