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For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet

Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet

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Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
15:00 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet. Francis told the leaders at a Vatican summit Friday that there was still time to avoid the wors...
16:39 2019-06-14

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
19:13 2019-06-14

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
15:00 2019-05-21

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge...
09:39 2019-06-19

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
23:26 2019-06-04

Paper straws won’t save the planet – we need a four-day week | Andre Spicer Working less would massively reduce our carbon footprint, and bring many other benefits besidesWhen the Extinction Rebellion protesters took to the streets, I was doubtful about how effective their tactics would be in creating meaningful change. Fortunately, I have been proven wrong. Following their...
13:39 2019-06-21

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many committed people. But it’s the first time that a ...
19:26 2019-06-30

Chip design drastically reduces energy needed to compute with light MIT researchers have developed a novel “photonic” chip that uses light instead of electricity — and consumes relatively little power in the process. The chip could be used to process massive neural networks millions of times more efficiently than today’s classical computers do. Neural networks ar...
20:52 2019-06-05

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
21:39 2019-06-20

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

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasingly widely understood. Almost three decades after...
14:52 2019-06-15

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast day of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Rome’s patron saints. The pope encouraged humility among ...
13:01 2019-06-29

Carbon pricing "essential" to stem global warming, pope tells energy leaders Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing, used by many governments to make energy consumers pay for the costs of burning fossil fuels, was "essential" to stem climate change. The comment, the Pope's clearest statement to date on the issue, was made in an address to leaders of the world's top ...
15:26 2019-06-14

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-29

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
04:52 2019-06-06

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
23:01 2019-06-02

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

NASA spaceflight chief warns of “internal cuts” needed for Moon program Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has repeatedly said the agency's ambitious new ...
14:52 2019-06-03

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
14:33 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: The case for cutting renewable subsidies to save nuclear Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:52 2019-07-11

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular season and postseason. At that point, only the 1972 M...
21:00 2019-05-22

Postcards could be breakthrough needed to solve 35-year-old murder investigation The brutal murder of a woman who was killed after she dropped her children at school could be a step closer to being solved following a breakthrough in the case 35 years on....
23:13 2019-06-11

FDA warns ingredient in weight loss and energy supplements could 'cause a miscarriage' Vinpocetine, an ingredient found in weight loss, energy and memory supplements, could cause miscarriage or harm a fetus, the FDA says.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

Onshore wind farms in UK could cut £50 a year off energy bills Government urged to overturn effective ban to help meet ambitious climate targetsGovernment ministers face rising calls to lift their block on onshore wind farms to help meet the UK’s ambitious climate targets while reducing home energy bills.Some of Europe’s largest energy investors have urged the ...
08:13 2019-06-13

See how switching broadband could save you up to £192 a year Broadband users that stay with their provider after their minimum term contract has ended could suffer price hikes of up to £192 a year, according to the latest research from consumer champion Which?.The study of entry-level broadband and phone deals across the 12 biggest UK providers, some of ...
17:00 2019-06-14

How to cancel your AmazonFresh subscription and save yourself almost $200 a year Getty/Kevork Djansezian Signing up for AmazonFresh is simple, and figuring out how to cancel it is just as easy. AmazonFresh is a grocery delivery program that delivers groceries directly to your door. An AmazonFresh membership costs $14.99 per month and is only available to paying Amazon Prime me...
19:00 2019-06-27

Teens save 90-year-old woman from burning Oklahoma home Four high school football players made the play of their life — saving a 90-year-old woman whose home was on fire in Oklahoma, according to new reports. Catherine Ritchie, who had lived in the same Sapulpa home for 58 years, was about to turn in for the night one evening last month when the bl...
02:52 2019-06-08

Four teens rush into burning home to save 90-year-old neighbor _____ (CNN) – Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor. Last month, Dylan Wick, Seth Byrd, Nick Byrd and Wyatt Hall ...
22:52 2019-06-09

7-year-old with rare disease needs mixed-race donor to save his life The family of a 7-year-old New York boy battling a rare disease is desperately searching for someone with the same mixed heritage to help save his life. Asaya Bullock, of Parkchester, was diagnosed at birth with IPEX syndrome, a disease that causes his immune system to attack his tissues and organs....
23:13 2019-05-29

Where active military, vets can get free food and save July 4th and throughout the year For Independence Day, some businesses are offering star-spangled deals and patriotic specials. Some also offer a military discount Thursday.       ...
13:39 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Mexican official says government has one year to save Pemex rating The Mexican government has one year to restore the investment grade credit rating of national oil company Pemex, presidential chief of staff Alfonso Romo said on Tuesday, after Fitch downgraded the company last week....
17:39 2019-06-11

Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
16:39 2019-05-23

UEFA warns Turkish club of 1-year ban in finance rules case UEFA has threatened Trabzonspor with a one-season ban from European competition if it fails to comply with financial monitoring rules by mid-October       ...
19:01 2019-07-05

UPDATE 3-Best Buy keeps full-year view, warns of higher prices from more tariffs Best Buy Co Inc on Thursday stuck to its full-year forecast due to the impact of the latest U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and warned any new levies would increase prices for U.S. shoppers, sending its shares down as much as 5.4%....
17:26 2019-05-23

Daily on Energy: Trump targets Appalachia and swing states for next big energy push Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:52 2019-06-06

We Tried Rich Energy, the Shady Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team When we learned that Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysterious and seemingly sketchy sponsor, could be purchased online, we knew we had to try it. So we did! And we did so on camera....
23:52 2019-07-05

Daily on Energy: Revived Ex-Im Bank set to advance Trump’s energy agenda Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:13 2019-05-29

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
15:00 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Rick Perry takes energy battle with Russia to the frontlines of Kiev Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:13 2019-05-23

24 billion tons of fertile land lost every year, warns UN chief on World Day to Combat Desertification In a video message released in advance of the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, marked on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the world loses 24 billion tons of fertile land every year, and that the degradation in land quality is responsible for a reduction in th...
05:26 2019-06-17

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: Philadelphia refinery explosion sets up East Coast energy bottleneck Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39 2019-06-27

Daily on Energy, presented by FreedomWorks: White House aims to boost ‘energy dominance’ at FERC with new climate guidance Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
18:39 2019-06-27

Sechin says Russian energy is 30% cheaper than U.S. energy Russian and U.S. energy molecules are identical but Russian energy is 30% cheaper, oil executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday in response to comments last week by U.S. officials that Washington was exporting "molecules of freedom."...
12:52 2019-06-06

'Hero' teen dies after he tried to save 3-year-old girl from Bronx apartment fire Lucas Silverio, 19, ran back into the building after a fire broke out early Sunday to find Yasleen McDonald, 3, who was on the 14th floor.        ...
19:26 2019-06-13

'I wasn't going to let my niece die': Uncle rushes into burning home to save 8-year-old, report says A Washington man suffered second- and third-degree burns rescuing his niece from a burning home. "I'd do it again," he told KOMO-TV.        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

The Latest: Prosecutor says ski resort execs, others lied The Latest on the indictment of officials in what prosecutors say was a fraudulent Vermont investment plan (all times local): ____ 4:05 p.m. Vermont's top federal prosecutor says four men indicted on federal criminal charges lied about their plan to build a biotech facility using foreign investors' ...
23:13 2019-05-22

Dish execs met with DOJ, FCC on T-Mobile, Sprint merger Dish Network Corp executives met this week with the U.S. Justice Department's antitrust chief Makan Delrahim and Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai on the government's review of the proposed $26.5 billion tie-up of wireless carriers T-Mobile USA and Sprint Corp....
19:52 2019-06-14

Hulu execs believe Netflix will eventually be forced to run ads A few years ago, back in 2015 to be exact, Netflix decided to run a harmless little experiment. For an extremely brief stint, Netflix began advertising promos for its own original programming between episodes while customers were in the midst of a binge. Again, it was altogether harmless and not too...
20:39 2019-06-20

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for the Chicago company told the New York City Counci...
05:00 2019-06-28

Scouts, execs don’t agree with Vegas when it comes to Nets Two weeks ago, eight teams had better odds of winning next season’s NBA title than the Nets. After general manager Sean Marks put on a clinic in how to run free agency, that list is down to two: the Lakers and Bucks. Talk to people around the league, and they’ll say Vegas is getting a......
04:26 2019-07-03

Canadian lawmakers blast Facebook’s execs for snub OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian lawmakers have voted to serve a summons on Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg that would compel them to appear before them the next time either visits Canada. The decision comes after Zuckerberg and Sandberg failed to appear before the internation...
22:52 2019-05-28

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former “CBS Evening News” anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn’t stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. The “60 Minutes” correspondent tells CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday that ...
04:39 2019-05-27

American Airlines top execs buy company shares worth $2.4 mln American Airlines Group Inc's top six executives on Tuesday bought 85,000 shares of the company's common stock on the open market for about $2.4 million, at a time when the share price has significantly underperformed the U.S. transport sector....
03:00 2019-06-05

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on the statistics, or as a matter of visibility,” Cu...
23:39 2019-07-12

Tesla loses more execs amid sales push, reports say European chief Jan Oehmicke and Steve MacManus, vice president of interior and exterior engineering, are the latest executive departures at Tesla, according to reports. ...
22:00 2019-07-02

NYC’s arts and cultural organizations beg for cash as execs pocket millions As New York City’s arts and cultural organizations beg for more taxpayer funding, they pay millions in pay and perks to their execs. Spending is particularly wild at the Bronx Zoo. John Calvelli, the executive vice president for public affairs at the Wildlife Conservation Society, the organization t...
01:13 2019-05-26

Starbucks execs, police meet after incident in Arizona shop TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starbucks executives have met with a suburban Phoenix police department after six officers were asked to leave one of the company’s shops because a customer felt unsafe. Tempe Officers Association President Rob Ferraro says the officers met Monday with the company’s l...
21:39 2019-07-09

Big tech execs headed to Capitol Hill for antitrust hearing next week Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
23:26 2019-07-09

Nissan grants Renault execs boardroom seats, ending dispute Japan's Nissan said on Friday it would grant alliance member Renault's representatives seats on key committees of its board, ending a dispute between the two automakers....
03:52 2019-06-21

Sanders Calls Out Walmart Execs' Extreme Corporate Greed to Their Faces Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared at Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to present a resolution for the retail giant to put its hourly employees at a path to earning a $15-per-hour minimum wage....
23:00 2019-06-05

Richard Carranza denies white execs demoted based on race City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on Wednesday refused to directly address claims of anti-white discrimination outlined in a $90 million lawsuit by three Department of Education executives, but insisted the allegations are “absolutely not true.” “We have the truth on our sid...
00:26 2019-05-30

Shocking truth: Top tech execs don't trust the government to help in the event of a cyberattack In a CNBC survey of top technology executives, a majority of those who responded said they doubted the U.S. government would be able to help them in the event of a cyberattack....
21:13 2019-06-18

Goldman Sachs and UBS execs warn: Markets are 'overpricing' Fed rate cuts The financial markets are getting too far ahead on expectations for potential for Federal Reserve rate cuts, according to a pair of top global bankers at UBS and Goldman Sachs....
06:13 2019-06-06

American Airlines Wants to Win Back Trust in Its Boeing 737 Max Jets by Making Its Execs Fly on Them American Airlines has a plan for convincing consumers that the Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet are safe for flight: Stick their top brass on them and see how it goes.Read more......
06:39 2019-06-14

Tech execs sending deputies to testify at House antitrust hearing Big Tech is being hauled back onto the carpet in Washington. Reps from Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify at a hearing next week before the House Judiciary Committee’s top antitrust panel, according to reports. The tech titans will make the appearance as they are facing unprecedented sc...
11:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 2-Big Tech execs due on Capitol Hill next week for antitrust hearing Executives from Amazon.com Inc, Apple Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet's Google will testify before a House of Representatives congressional committee next week in a hearing to discuss the tremendous market power wielded by online platforms....
03:00 2019-07-10

India's Vedanta says execs unable to visit KCM Zambia operation, engage with management Indian miner Vedanta said on Friday company executives were unable to visit its Zambian Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) operation and engage with local management in a setback to efforts to ease tensions amid a legal battle with Zambia....
12:52 2019-05-31

UPDATE 1-Vedanta says execs unable to visit KCM Zambia operation, engage with management Global mining conglomerate Vedanta said on Friday its executives were unable to visit its Zambian Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) operation and engage with local management in a setback to efforts to ease tensions amid a legal battle with Zambia....
12:52 2019-05-31

Trump says he’ll invite top tech execs to White House to talk about free speech ​P​resident Trump said he will invite the heads of the country’s top social media companies to the White House to discuss free speech and will have his administration ensure that Americans’ voices are not censored by tech companies. “I am directing my administration to explore all ...
01:52 2019-07-12

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly mentioned, but it was obviously implied that China...
16:00 2019-05-21

Here's a lesson for 401(k) investors: Don't just save, save to create wealth The story of my hardworking mother and the rise of Starbucks serve as a road map to financial success: To create wealth, you must save to invest.       ...
22:26 2019-07-09

GQ magazine pulls photo of Silicon Valley execs featuring 2 women Photoshopped in: reports Not enough women tech executives in Silicon Valley? They can always be Photoshopped in. GQ magazine recently removed a photo from its website after learning that the two women appearing with 15 male tech executives had been digitally added....
10:39 2019-06-13

Bombshell suit claims Carranza’s ‘toxic’ whiteness purge cost DOE execs their jobs Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s crusade against “toxic” whiteness at the city Department of Education created an “Us vs. Them’’ culture that saw three longtime officials demoted in favor of less-qualified persons of color, a blockbuster $90 million lawsuit claims. “If you draw a paycheck from ...
06:26 2019-05-29

Starbucks execs reportedly meeting with Tempe police after officers booted from coffee chain location Starbucks executives were reportedly meeting again with the Tempe Police Department on Monday after six officers were booted from one of the coffee giant's locations in Arizona when a customer told an employee the person "did not feel safe" in the cops' presence....
17:26 2019-07-08

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which was the previous high for annual trading volume. ...
14:13 2019-05-22

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
15:13 2019-06-21

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won’t be able to buy it elsewhere at this price.Th...
15:39 2019-07-12

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
11:13 2019-06-19

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
15:00 2019-05-21

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
15:00 2019-05-21

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
17:39 2019-05-21

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Earth — and its powerful gravitational pull. But Plan...
10:52 2019-06-22

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per garment levy. Ministers also rejected a ban on buryin...
10:52 2019-06-23

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older person’s house and do a one-off task, like moving ...
10:39 2019-06-29

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
14:33 2019-05-21

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and wild ass energy bills. Keeping cool don’t come cheap—not for your pocket and definitely not for the planet.Read more......
21:13 2019-07-05

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant leap Continue reading......
19:52 2019-07-06

Planet Zoo is Frontier Developments’ next management sim Frontier Developments has excellent sims with Planet Coaster and Jurassic Park: Evolution, and now it's creating a modern zoo with Planet Zoo.Read More...
21:52 2019-06-10

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
03:13 2019-06-18

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
16:39 2019-05-30

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
14:33 2019-05-21

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

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The image of what looks like a camouflaged rodent was spo...
00:39 2019-07-15

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
18:00 2019-05-21

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
13:39 2019-06-13

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. But the Holy See’s May 22 approval adjusting...
04:26 2019-06-06

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
01:26 2019-06-19

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and not the male apostles.  ...
00:00 2019-06-20

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “travelers” who want to get in on the action....
06:39 2019-05-23

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet In contrast to many theorists, this unconventional retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the means of transport to return to his goddess mother Nin...
14:39 2019-05-21

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
20:01 2019-05-21

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, and find out what the UN is doing to safeguard and ...
14:52 2019-05-21

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, the research team suggests that the area of pre...
23:39 2019-06-12

Song of one of rarest whales on planet recorded for first time There are only about 30 north Pacific right whales left after hunters nearly wiped out the slow-moving animalsMarine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the north Pacific right whale.Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admini...
07:39 2019-06-20

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
18:00 2019-05-21

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
20:39 2019-06-05

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicted that polluting the planet would soon provoke as ...
23:00 2019-07-09

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collision with another object—possibly a dwarf planet. Rea...
03:13 2019-05-22

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

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
15:00 2019-05-21

Best fitness tracker 2019: the top 10 activity bands on the planet Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best and newest devices on the market keep tabs on your workouts, heart rate, stress and everything in-between with pinpoint accuracy. Think of them as an electronic finger on the pulse, c...
13:52 2019-05-28

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
16:00 2019-05-21

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

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best ...
12:00 2019-07-14

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it host star in a configuration rarely seen. Read more....
23:52 2019-05-29

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in positions of power and subsequently seen it defende...
21:13 2019-06-27

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
18:00 2019-05-29

Yankees’ big guns were needed after all BALTIMORE — Considering they were a combined 10-for-26 with seven homers and 14 RBIs in the previous three wins over the Orioles, not seeing Gary Sanchez and Gleyber Torres in the starting lineup of the Yankees’ 6-5 win over the Orioles on Thursday was a mild surprise. Neither was hurt, but Sa...
13:52 2019-05-24

This was the CC Sabathia the Yankees needed to see CC Sabathia’s troubled right knee was no issue in his first start in 11 days. The soon-to-be 39-year-old’s first start back from the injured list was nearly as strong. Making his return from another bout of inflammation in his right knee — requiring a cortisone injection, and fluid drained — Sabathi...
09:52 2019-06-03

| SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done' The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest says that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
17:52 2019-05-22

Blood donation: Everything you've ever needed to know Can cigarette smokers donate blood? Am I going to pass out? Can I drink booze afterwards? Should I eat beforehand? Am I old enough? Here's everything you ever wanted to know about blood donation on World Blood Donor Day....
22:13 2019-06-14

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
16:13 2019-05-21

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participants of a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conferenc...
17:39 2019-05-25

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a message of forgiveness. Francis reached out to th...
21:52 2019-06-03

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
14:26 2019-06-01

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that abortion is never acceptable — even when a mother is......
18:52 2019-05-25

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
21:52 2019-05-25

After scandals, Pope orders his diplomats to toe the line Pope Francis on Thursday told his ambassadors around the world, some of whom have been involved in sexual and financial scandals, to live humble, exemplary lives and be closer to the poor than to the elite....
16:39 2019-06-13

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
13:39 2019-06-09

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emissions recommended by the government’s advisers.His int...
22:26 2019-06-06

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
15:39 2019-05-31

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’ Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen to sustain human life for very long. ...
11:00 2019-06-15

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
20:01 2019-05-23

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
02:13 2019-06-20

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
23:13 2019-05-21

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given planet will fall into one of several categories&hel...
08:26 2019-05-30

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and other earthly life escaping from our vehicles and ...
16:26 2019-05-21

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for transitioning from day to play”.It is not so much the s...
15:26 2019-06-22

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.       ...
22:26 2019-07-03

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
05:13 2019-07-05

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
15:00 2019-05-21

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
12:00 2019-06-28

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-29

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
14:33 2019-05-21

The Mets badly needed this because of what’s coming next Bring on the Yankees! Well, maybe that might be a little aggressive, considering how well the Yankees are playing. But the Mets certainly have a better outlook on facing their rivals after beating the Braves in dramatic fashion Sunday night at Citi Field. An 8-5 come-from-behind win snapped a seven-...
08:39 2019-07-01

5 Fashion Fixes You Never Knew You Needed We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:13 2019-05-29

Pilots Tell US Congress More Training Needed On 737 Max US pilots called Wednesday for enhanced pilot training on the Boeing 737 MAX before the aircraft is returned to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes....
22:26 2019-06-19

Needed: Dealership compliance officers For years, compliance consultants and lawyers have given this advice to dealerships: Appoint a compliance officer. Yet despite the numerous regulations auto retailers must consider, the compliance officer post is largely understaffed and unsolicited....
07:13 2019-06-09

Volunteers needed at the Center of Opportunity TUCSON – A few months ago, the old Holiday Inn on Irvington and Palo Verde roads watched over Tucson and its roughly 400 homeless population left sleeping outdoors. But last week, new life has entered into the hotel. Since opening June 3, the facility, renamed H.S. Lopez Family Foundation Cent...
01:52 2019-06-12

Microsoft Outlook is getting a much-needed facelift At last year's Ignite conference Microsoft announced an opt-in experience that would allow users to try out the new Outlook on the web and now after eight months of testing, the updated version is beginning to roll out.With its new release, the software giant is aiming to make Outlook for the w...
20:13 2019-07-05

Game of Thrones Just Needed More Time Game of Thrones has come to an end, and with it, so has Kotaku Splitscreen’s very special run of bonus recaps. BUT FIRST: The final episode....
15:39 2019-05-21

I Didn’t Even Know I Needed Spotify’s New App, but Damn Yesterday, Spotify introduced a simplified, radio-only version of its app for U.S. users called Spotify Stations. And somewhere, Pandora Radio executives probably let out a beleaguered groan.Read more......
22:26 2019-06-05

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year and marked the fourth consecutive year of record a...
13:26 2019-05-22

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Pope Francis has approved changes to the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Instead of saying “lead us not into temptation”, it will say “do not let us fall into temptation”.The new wording was approved by the general assembly of the ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
16:13 2019-07-06

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
02:13 2019-05-29

Vatican corrects omission in pope's quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office on Wednesday corrected the Italian transcript of Pope Francis' comments about disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick....
02:26 2019-05-30

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
15:13 2019-06-13

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
16:00 2019-07-07

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
14:00 2019-06-16

Rain changes travel plans for pope as he arrives in Romania Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities...
13:13 2019-06-01

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
17:00 2019-07-06

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The Jesuit pope made the call during a speech Friday a...
13:00 2019-06-21

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 a...
10:52 2019-06-06

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
00:52 2019-07-04

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
14:13 2019-07-04

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
02:39 2019-06-02

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
13:52 2019-06-22

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
08:13 2019-05-29

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
20:26 2019-06-09

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
22:26 2019-05-25

Pope urges Romanians to work together to confront challenges Pope Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
21:52 2019-05-31

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
02:00 2019-06-11

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa on July 8, 2013. Francis had been pope for on...
02:13 2019-07-09

Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
08:13 2019-06-01

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
04:00 2019-07-01

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
22:13 2019-07-04

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resistant to the science showing global heating is a se...
03:13 2019-05-23

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
21:26 2019-07-03

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “Science Guy” Nye, when it comes to the threat of gl...
05:39 2019-05-22

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goals on behalf of “peace, prosperity, people, planet...
14:52 2019-05-21

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrological cycle....
14:52 2019-05-21

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, toxic sludge and fertilizer runoff poured into the...
14:52 2019-05-21

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
01:39 2019-06-20

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly claimed that Vitamin B12 is also known as Folate or Fo...
22:26 2019-05-21

Planet in triple-star system may be our best chance to find alien life An exoplanet 22.5 light years away that orbits in a system with three stars has the perfect conditions for us to search its atmosphere for signs of alien life...
15:39 2019-06-28

Opinion: The exciting season the Bundesliga needed The Bundesliga season is over, and although Bayern Munich have won the title for the seventh consecutive time, DW's Jonathan Harding thinks this has still been a season for the ages....
14:39 2019-05-21

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
21:26 2019-06-13

Jeff McNeil’s ‘D or C swing’ was all the Mets needed Even on a day he wasn’t in the starting lineup, Jeff McNeil managed to deliver one of the most important hits of the afternoon. With the Mets trailing by a run with one out in the seventh, Mickey Callaway first called on McNeil to pinch hit for Zack Wheeler, but instead saved him for a......
07:13 2019-06-07

Adopters needed after 53 pets rescued from trailer TUCSON – Pima Animal Care Center has taken in 53 pets after they were found living in poor condition in a trailer, the shelter announced Thursday. 53 pets were rescued from trailer, PACC says. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center The rescued animals are currently being evaluated the PACC’s shelter’s cl...
21:39 2019-06-20

'More transparency' needed on who banks are financing, says investor Eric Borremans of Pictet Asset Management discusses the investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and corporate governance factors....
23:00 2019-07-05

Jacob deGrom gives Mets what they desperately needed ATLANTA — Mickey Callaway turned to the oldest trick in the book Tuesday in search of a motivational boost. With ace Jacob deGrom ready to take the mound, the Mets manager called a team meeting in the visitor’s clubhouse at SunTrust Park. And for a night the Mets’ flaws vanished, getting this beleag...
06:52 2019-06-19

US weather forecast model gets a much-needed upgrade Meterology revolves as much around good weather models as it does good weather data, and the core US model is about to receive a long-overdue refresh. NOAA has upgraded its Global Forecast System with a long-in-testing dynamical core, the Finite-Volu......
10:39 2019-06-13

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts traded, compared to 468,317 contracts traded through J...
13:26 2019-05-22

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appeal at the end of his weekly audience Wednesday, no...
11:52 2019-05-22

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck....
14:26 2019-06-16

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
01:39 2019-07-03

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania's communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country....
09:26 2019-06-02

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
15:26 2019-06-16

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint in October. Pope Francis on Monday decreed that his canonization ceremony be held on Oct. 13. The Ho...
16:52 2019-07-01

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while professing loyalty to Pope Francis. The Holy See on Friday issued guidelines about a new Chinese requirement demanding clergy sign a document pledging acceptance of the...
13:13 2019-06-28

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third meeting with His Holiness on the Fourth of July —...
00:52 2019-07-05

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
17:00 2019-06-02

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases would be “a brutal act of injustice toward the poor and futu...
22:13 2019-06-14

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is on trial at the Vatican on accusations he sexually abused seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico’s Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gu...
22:52 2019-05-28

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:26 2019-06-13

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
14:52 2019-05-21

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
02:26 2019-06-03

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
20:39 2019-06-03

Pope denounces 'hardships and trials' facing Catholics in China Pope Francis paid tribute on Wednesday to Chinese Catholics for holding on to their faith despite "hardships and trials", an apparent reference to Beijing's restrictions on religion....
17:52 2019-05-22

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 audien...
14:00 2019-06-06

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or destroyed. But now a portrait of one of history’s most formidable women by one of the world’s greatest ...
10:52 2019-06-23

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He w...
13:39 2019-06-09

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sunk Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsible for the indie smash hit Papers, Please, which managed to pack a surprising amount of storytelling ...
19:00 2019-05-21

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans MIERCUREA CIUC, Romania (AP) — Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania’s most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country’s far-flung Catholic communities. Storms forced Francis to change his transport plans Saturday and added in a three-hour c...
11:13 2019-06-01

Report: Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee After missing out on Kawhi Leonard but landing Danny Green, the Los Angeles Lakers moved early Saturday to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee to help fill out their roster, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne....
17:26 2019-07-06

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
13:13 2019-07-08

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
02:26 2019-06-06

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
21:52 2019-05-25

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the...
16:13 2019-05-25

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:52 2019-05-31

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Billions needed now for adult social care say peers An extra £8bn a year is needed to bring the adult social care system back up to an acceptable standard - that's according to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee....
09:13 2019-07-04

Vettel and Leclerc under pressure to give Ferrari needed win Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc are under pressure to deliver Ferrari a much-needed win at the Monaco Grand Prix        ...
20:52 2019-05-22

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
18:13 2019-05-22

Teen driving at 106mph 'needed bathroom after too many hot wings' A teenager in Canada has blamed a bathroom emergency brought on by "too many hot wings" for his speedy driving, which resulted in him getting a ticket....
22:00 2019-06-09

Italy's Salvini says wants government to continue, but new reforms needed Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Tuesday he had no intention of bringing down the Italian government, but wanted to see the cabinet act with greater urgency and push through much-needed reforms....
09:52 2019-06-04

Opinion: Phil Mickelson says he needed to make changes and he'll be better for it Phil Mickelson, who is 15 to 18 pounds lighter than he was 15 days ago, says he has 'so much energy, mental clarity' after six-day fast.        ...
22:26 2019-07-15

I don’t really care about hockey. But St. Louis, my city, needed this Stanley Cup run. The rapper Nelly said it best: "I'm from da Lou and I'm proud." And the Blues' championship run has been the best thing to happen to St. Louis in a long while....
05:26 2019-06-13

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.        ...
04:26 2019-06-04

Pet foster parents needed with HSSA caring for 46 pets TUCSON – Humane Society of Southern Arizona is seeking out potential foster care volunteers for 46 pets awaiting approval for adoption. GettyImages The pets that are currently waiting for foster homes range from 3-weeks-old to 5-years-old. Officials say volunteers will be needed to care for th...
00:39 2019-05-22

ECB ready and equipped to provide new stimulus if needed - Lane The European Central Bank is ready to act and has the tools it needs to keep inflation on track towards its goal of just under 2 percent, its chief economist said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-07-09

John Oliver tries to rally just one of the 13 states needed to ratify the ERA “It’s been an especially rough few years for women in America,” began John Oliver in his main story on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “Yeah, no shit, Zazu” responded fed up American women everywhere. And fair enough. But Oliver’s got a very obvious point, as unavoidable realities like attacks on aborti...
12:52 2019-06-10

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-21

Maya Moore Left Basketball. A Prisoner Needed Her Help. Moore, a W.N.B.A. star, said she wanted to translate social justice talk into action. Now she is on a sabbatical this season trying to help free a man she believes was wrongly convicted....
12:00 2019-06-30

Action on air pollution works but far more is needed, study shows UK’s dirty air still ‘a public health emergency’ despite dramatic fall in death ratesGovernment action can cut air pollution, a long-term study has shown, with early deaths linked to dirty air in the UK falling by half between 1970 and 2010.But toxic air remains the number one environmental health h...
23:13 2019-06-27

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the community cares for them, Arizona Transportation Buil...
08:39 2019-05-31

US-Mexico Talks Continue, Trump Says More Progress Needed WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials claim to be making progress as they labored for a second day to avert import tariffs. But President Donald Trump is still threatening to impose them as he tries to pressure Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American migrants across the United State...
12:26 2019-06-07

Justices: Proof needed that person knew he couldn’t have gun WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says prosecutors must prove that people charged with violating federal gun laws knew they were not allowed to have a weapon. The government says the decision could affect thousands of prosecutions of convicted criminals who are barred from having a gun. The court ...
17:26 2019-06-21

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

More migrants needed to fill key architect, vet and web designer jobs The number of jobs with skills shortages that need to be filled by overseas recruits has dramatically increased, government advisers said today as they recommended sweeping migration changes to help employers plug workforce gaps....
16:52 2019-05-29

Brodie Van Wagenen’s evasion strategy not what Mets needed The occasion should have been cause for celebration, and that’s how the Mets tried to play it Friday at Citi Field. Third-round draft choice Matt Allan, an 18-year-old right-handed pitcher from Florida, was being given the red-carpet treatment after signing his professional contract earlier in the d...
10:00 2019-06-29

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
23:39 2019-07-04

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Monday....
17:52 2019-07-01

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He warned...
14:52 2019-06-09

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told in 2013 of McCarrick’s penchant for sleeping ...
16:01 2019-05-29

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul's historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country....
07:00 2019-05-31

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. Francis’ visit starting Friday comes on the heels of the Eur...
08:52 2019-05-31

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
22:39 2019-06-06

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
21:52 2019-06-30

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
16:52 2019-05-29

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
15:52 2019-05-21

Putin meets pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis, arrives late Russian President Vladimir Putin met Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican to discuss their country's crisis, and amid speculation that his visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
15:52 2019-07-04

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
23:52 2019-07-06

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:52 2019-07-04

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
01:26 2019-06-29

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
18:13 2019-07-04

Pope says assisted suicide is ‘defeat for all’ after Dutch teen Noa Pothoven’s death Pope Francis condemned assisted suicide as a “defeat for all” after a mentally tormented Dutch teen starved herself to death with consent from doctors and her parents. Noa Pothoven, 17, was allowed to die Sunday in a hospital bed at her parents’ Arnhem home — where her parents and ...
17:26 2019-06-06

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
16:13 2019-06-02

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and gender inclusiveness at all levels” to set a balanc...
18:13 2019-06-08

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
18:00 2019-07-11

Executions 'rampant' in Philippine drug war, U.N. probe needed: Amnesty Impunity and unlawful killings are going on unabated in the Philippines, three years into a war on drugs, with a pattern of executions under the guise of police sting operations and a state unwilling to investigate, a rights group said on Monday....
11:26 2019-07-08

Paul Heyman, Eric Bischoff hirings is the shakeup WWE needed With the next great wrestling war potentially upon us, WWE television ratings in decline and the XFL on the horizon, Vince McMahon is turning to some old faces for his new lieutenants. WWE announced Thursday morning that it has named Paul Heyman the Executive Director of “Monday Night Raw” and Eric ...
23:00 2019-06-27

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

Police union leader says 60 more detectives needed to combat MS-13 in New York A Nassau County police union leader claimed over the weekend that the department is "undermanned" and needs about 60 new detectives to deal with MS-13 violence. ...
22:39 2019-05-29

‘They needed the money’: Pontus Jansson explains Leeds exit Defender has joined Brentford on three-year contractJansson says language affected relationship with BielsaPontus Jansson has said he was sold to Brentford because Leeds “saw they could make some money” and hinted that his relationship with Marcelo Bielsa was not optimal because of language issues.T...
11:26 2019-07-09

Spain PM says political change needed in European Commission presidency Spain's acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday called for a political change at the presidency of the European Commission, a post held by a conservative, a day before a meeting of EU leaders to decide on the bloc's top jobs....
10:13 2019-06-29

Baseball union: Player approval needed to play in Montreal LONDON (AP) — Baseball’s players’ association says the Tampa Bay Rays would need permission from the union to play games in Montreal. Commissioner Rob Manfred said last week the low-drawing Rays may explore a split season in Montreal. No timetable for the possible plan was announced Unio...
18:39 2019-06-28

Prosecutors say tests needed before Sri Lanka sterilization case can proceed Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was no evidence to support other charges against him of links to terrorist groups or money laundering....
03:39 2019-07-12

The Latest: ‘Unique’ method needed to salvage sunken boat Hungary’s interior ministry says experts believe a “unique” method is needed to salvage the sunken tour boat from the Danube River, or rescue any bodies trapped inside...
23:26 2019-05-31

Bigger cuts expected: 23,000 more Ford layoffs needed, analysts say Ford CEO Jim Hackett plans for layoffs won't deliver savings the company has said it wants. An analyst says another 23,000 layoffs are needed.        ...
16:52 2019-05-22

European banking mergers needed - German bank body BdB The head of Germany's BdB banking association said that cross-border mergers in the European banking industry were becoming more of a necessity, given the risks of weakened financial institutions for the euro zone....
10:13 2019-06-11

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has never been more essential, said UN chief António Guterres in Germany on Thursday....
15:39 2019-05-30

Renault’s Senard says 'serenity' needed in Nissan alliance talks Talk about fusion or shareholding changes between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi was “reopened a bit dramatically and wasn’t necessary,” Renault Chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said. “It’s been spoken about a lot recently and made people frightened. We all have our sensitivities.”...
17:52 2019-05-25

Salvation Army hosts Operation Chill Out, donations needed TUCSON – As it’s heating up in southern Arizona, the Salvation Army prepares to help the homeless in the community. The organization is asking the community to participate in Operation Chill Out by donating to their cause. Operation Chill Out will go through August 31. Here’s the list of items neede...
19:52 2019-06-03

Salvation Army: Summer heat relief items needed TUCSON –As triple digits hit Tucson, The Salvation Army is asking for summer heat relief items. The Salvation Army is partnering with Albertsons and Safeway stores for the entire month of June to collect bottled water and raise money for Operation Chill Out. “There is a vital need for donations of u...
17:39 2019-06-11

McLaren needed Monaco GP F1 boost after Indy 500 qualifying failure McLaren Formula 1 team CEO Zak Brown says a strong Monaco Grand Prix boosted the squad after the disappointment of Fernando Alonso failing to qualify for the Indianapolis 500...
19:52 2019-05-29

Steiner needed no explanation for 'unacceptable' Haas driver crash Haas Formula 1 boss Gunther Steiner slammed his drivers' 'unacceptable' first-lap clash and said neither spoke during a post-race reprimand because "I don't need any explanation of it"...
16:39 2019-07-15

U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday that more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to streamline the review process for agricultural technology....
20:13 2019-06-27

More Effective Steps Needed To Deal With Obscene Ads: Prakash Javadekar Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said "more effective steps" are needed to deal with obscenity and vulgarity in advertisements in the media....
11:26 2019-07-03

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women’s World Cup youth NARASHINO, Japan (AP) — Jun Endo turned 19 a few days ago and is headed to her first Women’s World Cup. The Japan forward has lots of company. Sixteen others on the 23-player roster are also going for the first time. “I think age doesn’t matter when it comes to playing football,...
11:13 2019-05-27

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
20:13 2019-06-16

The moment Michael Phelps knew he needed help battling depression Michael Phelps gave new look into his past struggles with anxiety and depression, tweeting that at one point he “questioned whether or not I wanted to be alive anymore.” The 23-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer, who first opened up about his battle in 2017, went into further detail Sunday on social...
05:13 2019-05-27

UK PM candidates agree: EU exit needed to defeat Brexit Party Britain's next prime minister has to take the country out of the European Union to defeat the challenge of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party, five of the six candidates for the job said on Sunday....
22:00 2019-06-16

Robinson Cano gains confidence he needed out of Mets return It took 25 days for Robinson Cano to make it through an entire Mets game. The aggravation of his left quad injury on June 5 (he originally strained the quad May 22) against the Giants and an early exit let him know he wasn’t ready. And during his time rehabbing with Triple-A Syracuse, the injury......
14:52 2019-06-17

Bettman: NHL board approves Coyotes sale, new arena needed Alex Meruelo has been approved as the new majority owner of the Arizona Coyotes during the NHL's Board of Governors meeting       ...
23:13 2019-06-19

Brett Gardner needed stitches after helmet-throwing tantrum CLEVELAND — Had Brett Gardner heeded the advice he gave to a teammate, he wouldn’t have needed six stitches to close a cut on his lower lip caused when the fiery outfielder tossed a helmet in the Yankees’ dugout Saturday. “I just got done telling DJ [LeMahieu] last week that he shouldn’t throw his h...
03:52 2019-06-09

This Game of Thrones and Fuller House Crossover Is Just What We Needed After That Finale Everywhere you look, everywhere you go, Game of Thrones lives on! As millions of Americans continue to digest the shocking--and some may say hilarious--series finale of HBO's hit......
15:00 2019-05-21

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said....
13:13 2019-05-31

A hiker texted his mom saying he was lost and needed help. A week later, he's been rescued Searchers have found Joshua McClatchy — 38, of Fort Worth, Texas. He went missing last weekend while hiking alone in a remote area of Arkansas.        ...
23:13 2019-06-08

European Central Bank: ready to give more stimulus if needed FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says that the eurozone’s monetary authority stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if the economy needs it. Draghi said in a speech Tuesday at a conference in Sintra, Portug...
14:26 2019-06-18

Mollie Hemingway: Trump tariff plan needed because Congress won't act Congress should be handling border security and tariff issues, but inaction on Capitol Hill is making things frustrating for President Trump, Mollie Hemingway said....
07:26 2019-06-01

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
01:00 2019-05-29

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
17:00 2019-06-14

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
13:39 2019-06-30

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
03:26 2019-06-07

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vatican....
22:39 2019-07-03

NASA's $200M space telescope finds alien planet almost the size of Earth, smallest discovered NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that's roughly 80 percent the size of Earth and could help "unlock" secrets of how the Blue Planet became habitable....
00:39 2019-07-02

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeeping Commanders’ meeting at the Security Council; and a new campaign to encourage healthy and sustainab...
00:26 2019-06-19

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said the UN Special Envoy for the war-torn country on Tuesday, stressing that Syria “contains many threats for renewed escalation”....
15:39 2019-05-21

US denies German-Iranian father visa needed to attend son's funeral The US consulate accused a German-Iranian father of using his late son's funeral as an excuse to migrate to the US. Seyed Shahram Iranbomy was denied the visa he needed to attend. He's lived in Germany for 40 years....
23:13 2019-07-05

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at a time of instability caused by Iran....
00:00 2019-05-25

Southgate: Kane didn't get service he needed in Champions League final "After refusing to confirm if Harry Kane would start the Nations League semi-final against Netherlands, Gareth Southgate said his star striker was starved of service in the Champions League final."...
10:52 2019-06-06

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
03:26 2019-05-31

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

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.The research, from thinktank Autonomy, ...
15:39 2019-05-22

‘The 66 pounds are a killer’: Volunteers needed to help Île-Bizard residents clear sandbags Thousands of sandbags that were used to protect Île-Bizard residents from floodwaters need to moved to the side of the road to be collected by the city....
03:00 2019-06-02

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-10

Solidarity needed to overcome ‘isolated’ attacks on Venezuela refugees, migrants Attacks and hate speech against Venezuelans seeking shelter in neighbouring countries should be condemned “with a clear and forceful message of rejection” and solidarity, a top UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and UN migration agency (IOM) official said in a statement on Monday....
16:00 2019-05-21

More funding needed to tackle child labour in agriculture says UN, marking World Day The number of children working in agriculture has increased by 10 million since 2012, which is why on Wednesday’s World Day Against Child Labour, the UN agency for the sector is urging countries to allocate more funding to address a global surge in subsistence farming at every level. ...
21:52 2019-06-12

No Experience Needed: Japan opts for Women's World Cup youth Japan won the Women's World Cup in 2011 and was runner-up in 2015 but few people believe the country will triumph at the next edition in France in June        ...
14:39 2019-05-27

Centre To Remove 'Minimum Education' Rule Needed To Get A Driving Licence The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Tuesday decided to remove the requirement of minimum educational qualification for driving a transport vehicle....
06:39 2019-06-19

Gabrielle Union Needed To Tell Dwyane Wade That Milk Doesn't Cost $20 After years of scheduled practices, workouts, and games, the unstructured life of retirement can be a shock for any professional athlete who decides to hang it up for the last time at the end of their season. But for some, the shock of adjusting to everyday life doesn’t have to be a bad thing, as D...
00:39 2019-05-26

Ferry capsizes near Mosul, UN chief offers solidarity, support ‘as needed’  As many Iraqis across the country celebrated Norwuz, the first day of spring, a passenger ferry in the Tigris River capsized on Thursday, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to offer the United Nations’ support “as needed”. ...
22:13 2019-05-21

New Star Wars Characters, Funky Planet Names, and Teases of Rey and Kylo's Force Bond in The Rise of Skywalker Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker centers around closing the decades-long Skywalker saga and paving the way for a new generation of heroes. Therefore, it only makes sense that the film is bursting with new and returning characters, including Keri Russell’s Zorri Bliss and Kylo Ren’s infamous Knights ...
02:26 2019-05-23

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
18:00 2019-05-27

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
23:13 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
07:13 2019-05-31

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
20:39 2019-06-28

David Ortiz shooting: Baseball legend needed parts of organs removed Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had to have parts of his intestines and colon, as well as his gallbladder, removed after being shot in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. The 43-year-old also suffered liver damage when a gunman fired at him from near point-blank range duri...
16:39 2019-06-10

David Ortiz needed third surgery after suffering complications from gunshot wound, wife says Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz underwent a third surgery for complications after suffering a gunshot wound in a shooting at a Dominican Republic bar last month, his wife said Thursday....
18:26 2019-07-11

Temporary Reduction In GST Rates Needed To Boost Auto Industry: Dr. Goenka, MD, Mahindra Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman did not announce any relief for vehicles running on diesel and petrol in the Union Budget 2019. But a temporary reduction in GST rates is the need of the hour to......
01:00 2019-07-06

The Muse Game of Thrones Just Needed a Bigger Budget | Splinter Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltd The Muse Game of Thrones Just Needed a Bigger Budget | Splinter Fox & Friends Has a Little Meltdown About a Democrat Getting Applause on Fox News | Deadspin Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks | The Root Transgender Woman Found Dead 1 Month After Being Assaulted by 4 Men | TV Club In the en...
14:39 2019-05-21

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of ideas, crucial to our future,” wrote one aye-sayer. ...
20:39 2019-06-16

‘We needed to speak our truth – and forgive’: Jonas Brothers on music, marriage and making up Six years ago, on the back of 17m album sales, the Disney stars split, devastating their fans. Now they’re back with a No 1 single. They talk about family rifts – and why it took so long to patch things up“Good to see you,” smiles Kevin Jonas, the first of three Jonas brothers to arrive in the back ...
12:13 2019-06-03

Cory Booker calls out Biden over 'kid in hoodie' remark, says better 'language' needed to talk about race Sen. Cory Booker accused Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden on Friday of not having the right "language" to talk about race that's needed to win the party's 2020 nomination....
11:39 2019-06-29

Market outlook: Stocks post best 1st half since 1997. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17.4% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
00:01 2019-06-29

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
08:00 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
03:26 2019-05-31

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face of the earth forever, the UN chief said on Thursday....
22:13 2019-05-21

‘Ground-breaking innovation’ needed in cities, where battle for sustainable development will be won or lost, says UN agency chief If the battle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is to be won or lost in cities, then they need to “achieve a lasting impact on communities and to ensure that no one is left behind,” the head of the UN agency dealing with sustainable urban development said on Wednesday....
00:00 2019-05-30

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Animal rescues across the globe featured on Animal Planet show Animal Planet's "Dodo Heroes," season two, which premiered June 1, features animal rescues across the globe.        ...
20:39 2019-06-11

Instant View: China second quarter GDP rises 6.2% year-on-year, slowest in at least 27 years China's second-quarter economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in at least 27 years, in line with expectations, as demand at home and abroad cooled in the face of a bruising trade war with the United States....
07:13 2019-07-15

47-Year-Old Man Is Charged With Giving Drugs To 13-Year-Old, Groping Her And Leaving Her At Hospital (CNN) – A 47-year-old man who brought a 13-year-old to a Massachusetts hospital shortly before she died has been charged with giving the girl drugs, prosecutors said. Carlos Rivera faces two counts of distribution of a Class B drug to a minor, two counts of indecent assault on a child younger ...
23:00 2019-05-26

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks the sixth known case in the last year of a child dy...
04:00 2019-05-23

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
07:13 2019-07-15

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volume. The 944.5 million contracts traded surpassed t...
14:13 2019-05-22

'They are persons': Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
21:26 2019-07-08

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
21:52 2019-07-08

CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC Experiences Ninth Consecutive Month of Year-Over-Year Volume Increases CHICAGO, July 1, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that June 2010 trading volume totaled 261,441 contracts, compared to 66,254 contracts during June 2009. June marked the ninth consecutive month in which total volume registered an increase when comparing year-over-year trad...
10:26 2019-05-22

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
23:01 2019-06-18

U.S. 30-year, 15-year mortgage rates hit 16-month lows - Freddie Mac Interest rates on U.S. 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages decreased to their lowest levels in 16 months in step with lower U.S. bond yields amid worries about trade tension between China and the United States, Freddie Mac said on Thursday....
17:26 2019-05-23

102-year-old French woman suspected of killing 92-year-old neighbor A 102-year-old woman went off her rocker at a French retirement home and killed her 92-year-old neighbor, according to a report. The unidentified centenarian was taken to a psychiatric hospital after allegedly attacking the nonagenarian at the old age facility in Chézy-sur-Marne, northern France, ac...
15:13 2019-05-23

KU Wants You To Be Energy Ready This Summer Weather may still be fairly mild, but with summer’s official arrival upon us, it’s not too early to begin putting plans in motion to help keep energy use down during the warmest months of the year. Though managing energy consumption can sound like a tall task, it only takes following a few simple ti...
16:39 2019-06-21

We need to change how we think about oil markets, says IHS Energy VP Roger Diwan, IHS Vice President for energy and financial markets, and Helima Croft, RBC head of commodity, join "Squawk on the Street" to break down growing tensions in the Middle East and their effect on oil markets....
18:52 2019-06-14

How the U.S. lost its energy independence America has gone through an astounding energy renaissance in the past decade. By 2020, the U.S. is predicted to become a net energy exporter, meaning it will export more energy than it imports. But the road here has been a difficult one....
16:00 2019-06-16

Rich Energy Is Tweeting Through It Much like every other facet of the company, mystery Haas Formula One energy-drink sponsor Rich Energy’s official Twitter account has a lot going on—most of it resulting in more wide-eyed head tilts than anything else. It can be a real trip....
18:13 2019-06-11

Looks Like Haas F1 Is Going After Rich Energy The person behind the Twitter account for embattled Haas Formula One sponsor (?) Rich Energy, who might or might not have had too many energy drinks this week, has been busy. In a recent attempt to reveal the “#truth,” the account posted what seems to be the details of its own sponsorship deal with ...
21:00 2019-07-14

102-year-old woman confesses to murdering her 92-year-old neighbor In a tragic and absolutely bizarre murder case out of France, a woman is now the prime suspect in the murder of her residential care home neighbor. Murders are unfortunately not all that rare around the world, but what makes this case so strange is that the suspect is 102 years old. As CNN reports, ...
22:13 2019-05-24

Who is the 15-year-old who beat 39-year-old Venus Williams at Wimbledon? In her Grand Slam debut, Cori Gauff, 15, upset Venus Williams in the first round at Wimbledon on Monday. Gauff is the tournament's youngest player.       ...
01:00 2019-07-02

Medigap changes coming next year for future 65-year-olds If you turn 65 after 2019, you no longer can purchase a policy that covers the deductible for Part B. If you reach that age before Jan. 1, however, you'll still have that option available....
20:26 2019-06-27

How one man is trying to change the future of America's energy Russell Gold, senior energy reporter at the Wall Street Journal and author of "Superpower", joins "Squawk Box" to discuss his book on how one man is trying change American's energy. Senior Lazard advisor Michael Skelly, the main subject of the book, also joins the panel....
19:00 2019-06-27

Protecting our energy infrastructure from cyberattack Almost every day, news headlines announce another security breach and the theft of credit card numbers and other personal information. While having one’s credit card stolen can be annoying and unsettling, a far more significant, yet less recognized, concern is the security of physical infrastructure...
19:13 2019-06-04

Monster Looks Beyond Energy Drinks Into Alcohol Monster Beverage, the leader in energy drinks, is considering selling hard seltzers, malt beverages and spirits as it fends off incursions by competitors....
07:26 2019-06-08

How To Use Magic To Banish Energy Vampires When we are pushed to out limits by others, our bodies get depleted as our auric field is consumed with energy that’s not our own. Our magic, intuition, and work can suffer when people are feeding off our energy - just like vampires...
09:52 2019-06-22

Saudi Arabia to buy U.S. LNG from Sempra Energy - WSJ Saudi Arabian Oil Co , known as Aramco, has agreed to buy U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) from San Diego-based Sempra Energy's Port Arthur project in Texas, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:52 2019-05-22

You Can Finally Buy Rich Energy in the U.S. Through Walmart Rich Energy, Haas F1's mysteriously elusive energy drink sponsor, has been in the headlines for plenty of scandals lately. But the main mystique is that it’s been all-but impossible for us American race fans to get our hands on the stuff. But now, blessedly, you can finally acquire this “premium...
01:26 2019-06-14

Renewable energy jobs in UK plunge by a third Exclusive: report reveals investment in the sector has halved in recent yearsThe number of jobs in renewable energy in the UK has plunged by nearly a third in recent years, and the amount of new green generating capacity by a similar amount, causing havoc among companies in the sector, a new report ...
23:13 2019-05-30

Older people use more energy - and it's not just because of wealth The average age is rising around the world - a demographic shift that could pose a significant challenege toefforts to rein in emissionns and climate change...
17:39 2019-05-21

Tanzania chooses energy over the environment Construction has begun of a mega dam to improve power supply throughout the country. There are fears this could herald the end of the Selous Game Reserve....
18:39 2019-06-19

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.        ...
19:00 2019-06-19

Sheriff: 15-year-old boy charged with killing 7-year-old ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky sheriff says a 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder in the death of a 7-year-old family member. Hardin County Sheriff John Ward told The News-Enterprise that officers responded to a call Thursday and took the injured boy to a hospital, where he was pronou...
16:39 2019-06-21

Sustainability of oil's gains is the open question, says energy pro Tamar Essner, director of energy and utilities at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, and John Hofmeister, founder and CEO at Citizens for Affordable Energy and the former president of Shell Oil, join CNBC's "ETF Spotlight" to discuss the outlook for oil....
03:00 2019-07-02

U.S. Oil Companies Find Energy Independence Isn’t So Profitable Investors are shunning the industry as prices fall, demand slows and fears grow that climate change will force companies to leave fossil fuels untapped....
21:26 2019-06-30

Mild but windy winter was greenest ever for UK energy use Warmer weather cut heating demand while gusts boosted renewables, says National GridLast winter was the greenest ever for the UK’s energy system after strong winds produced more renewable electricity and coal-fired power dwindled.The news came as SSE announced on Thursday that it will close its Fidd...
16:13 2019-06-13

Energy Options Skews: Beyond Supply Shocks The U.S. shale oil revolution has given out-of-the-money put options a persistently negative skew over the past decade, overshadowing likely supply woes....
17:39 2019-05-21

G20 energy ministers to collaborate to keep market stability Energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies have shared concerns over attacks on tankers in the Gulf and will collaborate to maintain stability in the oil market, Japan's Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Saturday....
19:13 2019-06-15

The UK's high-energy lasers could zap drones and missiles out of the sky The UK wants to take down enemy drones and missiles with high-energy light beams. The Ministry of Defense (MOD) announced that it's developing laser and radio frequency weapons. Referred to collectively as Direct Energy Weapons (DEW), they're powered......
18:52 2019-07-09

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

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to fall....
22:00 2019-05-29

Making wireless communication more energy efficient Omer Tanovic, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, joined the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) because he loves studying theory and turning research questions into solvable math problems. But Omer says that his engineering background...
20:26 2019-07-03

Energy Stocks and Bonds Follow Oil Lower The recent slide in oil prices has prompted investors to scale back on shares and bonds of energy companies when markets broadly remain strong—a divergence some traders and analysts don’t think will last....
14:52 2019-06-18

Israel’s Energy Dilemma: More Natural Gas Than It Can Use or Export After years of relying on imports, the country has discovered huge gas reserves offshore. But it cannot easily use or sell the fuel to other countries....
17:26 2019-07-05

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
17:52 2019-05-27

Saudi Energy Conundrum Deepens With Gas Deal Saudi Arabia has finally found a deal that makes sense. After forays into Uber and WeWork, state-controlled oil giant Saudi Aramco has lined up a deal to buy liquefied natural gas from U.S. utility Sempra Energy....
19:00 2019-05-30

Neptune Energy on track for 155,000 boed in 2019 Private equity-backed Neptune Energy expects output to slip to 155,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) this year, it said on Wednesday, as it reported operating cashflow of $362.3 million for the first quarter....
12:00 2019-05-29

Energy secretary says US can make oil, gas, coal cleaner SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says the Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on oil, gas and coal. Perry made his remarks Thursday during a speech at an energy conference in Salt Lake City ho...
19:00 2019-05-30

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as part of a sweeping nationalisation policy. We look at how a Labour government plans to pay for the m...
05:39 2019-05-22

Daily on Energy: Trump can’t seem to get out from under his ethanol promises Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:52 2019-06-14

Rich Energy CEO says company's own statement was "ludicrous" A new statement attributed to Rich Energy CEO William Storey has blasted the company's own communication in a fresh twist to the Haas Formula 1 team's title sponsor saga...
01:52 2019-07-12

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupid even typing this—“molecules of U.S. freedom.” Wh...
20:00 2019-05-29

Energy distributor UGI's unit to acquire Columbia Midstream for $1.28 bln Energy distributor UGI Corp said on Tuesday its unit UGI Energy Services will acquire Columbia Midstream Group from a subsidiary of Canada's TC Energy Corp for about $1.28 billion to expand its midstream business....
05:13 2019-07-03

IEA rings alarm bell on phasing out nuclear energy A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said....
04:13 2019-05-28

Reality check: Scheer wants Canada to be ‘energy independent.’ Is this possible? Andrew Scheer is touting energy independence as a path to economic prosperity for Canada, a goal he says could be achieved through a dedicated, coast-to-coast right-of-way specifically set aside for energy infrastructure projects like pipelines and long-distance electricity transmission lines....
16:39 2019-05-30

Study finds that energy drinks may seriously mess with your heart In a world where working longer and longer hours is becoming the norm, products that keep us awake and alert have rapidly become must-haves for millions of people. Coffee, the old standby, has big competition from sweetened energy drinks, and the trend is growing across all age groups. Now, a new st...
20:39 2019-05-30

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use after dark. Arizona Public Service has been an early adopter of battery storage technology se...
20:39 2019-06-23

| Hamilton says British crowd gave him 'energy' for record win Lewis Hamilton said the home crowd gave him the "energy" to help him claim a record sixth British Grand Prix victory ahead of his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas....
01:13 2019-07-15

UPDATE 1-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, Calif. oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
00:39 2019-06-12

Why tidal power won't solve the world's renewable energy needs There are widespread calls for the UK government not to abandon a trailblazing tidal power project, but this energy source is no green panacea, says Hans van Haren...
15:00 2019-05-21

Auto, Energy Industries Among Most Exposed to Mexico Tariffs President Trump’s plan to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports threatens to increase costs for auto makers, raise prices at the gas pump for American consumers and disrupt shipments between the two countries....
22:52 2019-06-01

UPDATE 1-Energy distributor UGI to buy some assets of Columbia Midstream for $1.28 bln Energy distributor UGI Corp said on Tuesday it would buy some assets of Columbia Midstream Group from pipeline operator TC Energy Corp for about $1.28 billion to expand its midstream business....
07:52 2019-07-03

AFN chief says Canadians are divided on pipelines, energy policy Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde ended his two year boycott of the annual premiers meeting, but says he will keep pushing for a regular Indigenous voice at the table....
19:26 2019-07-10

Canadian oil industry dismayed as contentious energy bills become law Two pieces of legislation opposed by Canada's oil and gas industry that fulfill Liberal government promises to protect the environment will become law on Friday....
00:52 2019-06-22

US report finds sky is the limit for geothermal energy beneath us Enlarge / Sonoma Power Plant at The Geysers in California. (credit: Geothermal Resources Council/flickr) With all attention focused on the plummeting prices and soaring popularity of solar and wind, geothermal energy is probably under-appreciated. Sure, you might think, it’s great where you can ge...
20:39 2019-06-11

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" to replace your average, everyday term "natural gas...
21:00 2019-05-29

Cloud gaming may be great for gamers but bad for energy consumption Cloud gaming services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud are hot topics at the gaming show E3, but a switch to streaming games could have huge ramifciations for internet traffic and gaming's energy use...
17:26 2019-06-11

Scotland generated enough wind energy to power its homes twice It's no secret Scotland has a lot of wind farms, but it's now clear just how much electricity those turbines can produce. Data from WeatherEnergy shows that Scottish wind turbines generated just over 9.8 million megawatt-hours of electricity between......
21:00 2019-07-15

The frightening side effects energy drinks can have on your heart The same stuff that gets your heart pumping in the morning might just stop it altogether. A new report from the American Heart Association reveals that drinking just four 8-ounce servings of a typical energy drink can lead to a spike in blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmia. The findings, published ...
20:39 2019-05-29

Saudi Arabia's assets are 'well protected': Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, says the global community needs to be "vigilant" and "united" against attacks on infrastructure....
16:00 2019-05-21

Daily on Energy: Center-right group says time isn’t right for a carbon tax SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
22:39 2019-05-22

Donald Trump's ideas for success on energy are so last century President Donald Trump's effort to expand offshore oil and gas exploration has stalled, and may be dead in the water. There are better ways to achieve "energy dominance."...
14:33 2019-05-21

Russian energy minister outlines what's next for OPEC and its allies Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak tells CNBC that OPEC and its allies could possibly increase oil production if their assessment of the market shows a shortfall in supply....
16:00 2019-05-21

French energy minister stays on despite lobster scandal France's environment minister is prepared to reimburse any undue expense from lavish lobster-and-wine dinners he hosted when parliament speaker, his boss said on Thursday, ratifying Francois de Rugy's position despite widespread public disgust....
20:39 2019-07-11

Power to the people: how Spanish cities took control of energy The ‘sunshine tax’ is dead, and Barcelona and Cádiz are mounting a renewables revivalAfter a close fight, Barcelona’s radical mayor, Ada Colau, is expected to take office for a second term on Saturday, vindicating her often-criticised policies, which have included making sure all the city’s municipa...
16:00 2019-06-14

Palestine opens solar plant to further energy independence JERICHO, West Bank — Palestinian officials say they have inaugurated their first solar panel plant as part of a plan to reduce their dependence on Israeli power sources. Mohammed Mustafa, head of the government’s investment fund, says that Wednesday’s plant opening in the ancient West Ba...
14:39 2019-05-22

Storm could become first hurricane of season and is already shutting down energy operations The U.S. energy industry has halted about a third of Gulf of Mexico oil production and expects more disruptions, as the industry braces for the first hurricane of the year....
23:13 2019-07-10

Daily on Energy: Red states lead the switch to renewables Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:39 2019-07-09

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import electricity and natural gas from Tehran. An Iraqi official told The Associated Press on Saturday that Baghdad was informed about the waiver during a ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Estimate the Energy of an Utterly Massive Wind Turbine The Hornsea Wind Farm is expected to be the largest offshore wind farm in the world. Here's how much energy is generated from one rotation of a turbine....
18:13 2019-06-13

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
10:00 2019-06-06

A dead planet is orbiting a dead sun in a distant dead solar system A piece of a planet that survived the death of its star has been spotted orbiting the stellar corpse. Planets in our solar system may look similar when the sun dies...
14:33 2019-05-21

CANADA STOCKS-TSX slightly higher on gains in energy, financials Canada's main stock index rose marginally on Tuesday, as gains in financial and energy stocks were kept in check amid broader concerns of a global economic slowdown....
16:39 2019-06-04

Daily on Energy: Trump’s ‘win-win’ for ethanol leaves refiners out in the cold Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
19:26 2019-05-31

Powerhouse: the startup making solar the most accessible energy in the world It’s one of the only incubators focused on solar companies – but Powerhouse is part of a larger movement to nurture new companies in the low-carbon futureIt started with a crowdfunding startup, an investment from Prince, and the idea to help new solar companies tackle business challenges that can be...
05:39 2019-05-22

Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
23:13 2019-05-21

The Mysterious Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team Tastes Like Ass A while back, Jalopnik’s own Alanis King and Elizabeth Blackstock looked in to Formula One’s strangest sponsor, Rich Energy. If you’re baffled as to how a come-out-of-nowhere energy drink that’s difficult to find (at best) can sponsor an F1 team, you’re not alone. Amid the facts and figures in that ...
20:13 2019-05-21