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French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners

Francois de Rugy has been accused of hosting lobster dinners and having his apartment renovated at the taxpayer's expense. De Rugy disputed parts of the allegations, but the government later said it w...

French environment minister in hot water over lavish dinners

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French minister sparks outcry for hosting lavish taxpayer-funded dinner with lobsters, $500 bottle of wine: report A French minister has come under fire for a picture of him hosting a lavish dinner for friends and relatives at an upscale restaurant – all on the taxpayer dime....
20:52 2019-07-12

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

Will Pepsi’s canned water actually benefit the environment? Pepsi is betting that it can quench your thirst just as effectively via cans rather than bottles. But will the beverage giant’s gambit pay off for the environment? The company will begin packaging its Aquafina brand of water in aluminum cans for US food service outlets next year. PepsiCo will also t...
23:26 2019-07-02

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
23:13 2019-07-05

British Steel situation is 'very difficult': environment minister The situation at British Steel, which is on the brink of collapse unless the government agrees to provide an emergency 30 million pound ($38 million) loan, is "very difficult", Britain's environment minister said on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-05-22

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
06:39 2019-05-26

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an air flight....
02:39 2019-05-26

Mexico’s environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico’s minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, in a dispute of an air flight...
02:13 2019-05-26

Mexico minister of environment and natural resources offers to resign Mexico's minister of environment and natural resources Josefa Gonzalez Blanco Ortiz Mena presented her resignation to President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador after causing a delay to a commercial flight, the office of the president said Saturday....
01:13 2019-05-26

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
14:52 2019-07-13

Green Environment Behind Push For Public Transport, EVs: Finance Minister Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the tax proposals in the Union Budget for FY20 on fossil fuels and electric cars must push people to avoid polluting fuels and adopt either electric......
11:26 2019-07-08

Mexico environment minister quits, second top official to exit this week Mexico's environment minister resigned on Saturday after causing a commercial flight to be delayed, making her the second top official to depart from the government of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in less than a week....
05:52 2019-05-26

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough taxes and exacerbating climate change....
18:39 2019-07-03

Environment minister Melissa Price's allies say she was gagged for 'tactical' reasons in election Minister facing calls for demotion from cabinet despite Scott Morrison’s repeated praiseSupporters of the environment minister, Melissa Price, say she was deliberately gagged during the election campaign, as the embattled MP faces calls for her demotion from cabinet. As Coalition MPs jostle for prom...
05:39 2019-05-22

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

PM Has Set 2024 As Target For Clean Drinking Water In All Homes: Minister The Centre has set a target of providing clean drinking water to every household by 2024, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said on Tuesday. He said that the government has already begun......
10:52 2019-06-12

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

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

First Rafale Jet To Be Delivered To India In September: French Minister France on Monday said the first Rafale fighter jet will land in India in September and it will be a strong signal of Indo-French cooperation. Thereafter, 35 Rafale jets will be delivered one by one,......
16:13 2019-06-10

French minister backpedals after stir over journalist watchdog A French minister was forced to backpedal on Thursday after he suggested creating a journalist watchdog to sanction media outlets that spread false information, stirring outrage among reporters....
19:13 2019-06-27

French minister Le Drian urges Saudi and UAE to end war in Yemen French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday reiterated calls for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to end a conflict in Yemen that he described as a "dirty war"....
09:52 2019-05-28

French prime minister vows to continue reforming economy PARIS (AP) — France’s prime minister says the government of President Emmanuel Macron plans to keep reforming the economy and will look at unemployment benefits, the pension system and tax cuts for middle-class workers. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe laid out the government’s upcoming p...
16:52 2019-06-12

Break-In At Air Force's Rafale Office Being Probed: French Minister France said on Monday that it was carrying out an investigation into a break in at the Paris office of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Project Management Team (PMT) overseeing the Rafale fighter deal and......
16:39 2019-06-10

French Foreign Minister Congratulates New Indian Counterpart S Jaishankar French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian Friday congratulated S Jaishankar for taking over as the External Affairs Minister and said he was looking forward to deepening of bilateral ties....
00:13 2019-06-01

How Scammers Used Mask To Impersonate French Minister, Steal $90 Million French investigators are probing whether a conman who became known as the "Fake Chairman" for scamming banks out of millions of dollars by posing as a top-ranking executive gave himself a promotion -......
05:13 2019-06-21

Renault/Fiat case 'not closed', says French transport minister Plans to merge carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler could re-emerge despite the breakdown of negotiations last week, France's transport minister said on Tuesday, joining a chorus of French officials hoping the deal could be revived....
14:13 2019-06-11

No need to rush Renault-Fiat merger talks: French finance minister French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the $35 billion merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while reiterating that he nevertheless wanted the deal to go ahead....
14:52 2019-06-05

Renault-Nissan alliance remains priority for French finance minister Renault's alliance with Japanese partner Nissan remains French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire's priority ahead of any further consolidation with the likes of Fiat-Chrysler, he said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-06-18

REFILE-French finance minister says necessary to preserve Renault-Nissan alliance French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Sunday said it was necessary to preserve the alliance between Renault SA and Japan's Nissan Motor Co Ltd, which he said has benefited the French automaker with synergies and technology....
14:39 2019-06-09

‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion VER-SUR-MER, France (AP) — ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion. The post ‘Thank you’ say British prime minister, French president to D-Day veterans 75 years after the invasion appeared first on LEX18.com....
09:39 2019-06-06

Panthers forward Frank Vatrano makes his own big trade: Gives No. 72 to incoming star for Rolex, free dinners Panthers forward Frank Vatrano got a Rolex and year's worth of free dinners by trading No. 72 to incoming star Sergei Bobrovsky, who signed Monday.       ...
16:26 2019-07-02

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
00:26 2019-06-05

France hopes 'door not closed' on FCA/Renault deal: French budget minister French budget minister Gerald Darmanin said he hoped the door had "not closed" on the possibility of a merger between Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Renault and added France would be happy to re-examine any new proposal from Fiat....
11:39 2019-06-06

‘Culinary solidarity’: Refugee dinners combat anti-immigration sentiment, one plate at a time Across the country, supper clubs and catering companies, co-ops and cooking classes, breaking-bread dinners and culinary tours are using food as a political tool....
13:26 2019-06-28

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
15:26 2019-07-04

The Lavish Lens of Franco Zeffirelli In the 1950s and ’60s, Franco Zeffirelli made his name with magnificent stage productions of operas like La Traviata, La Bohème and Aida. But more people know Zeffirelli, who died on June 15 at age 96, as a film director, largely because of the tender and intuitive Shakespeare adaptatio...
16:13 2019-06-20

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
16:52 2019-05-21

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
03:52 2019-06-22

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

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s now common for affluent families to throw white-glo...
22:52 2019-06-13

Trump Arrives In UK On 3-Day Visit, Given A Lavish Welcome By The Queen Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth hailed the bonds between the United States and the United Kingdom on Monday after the U.S. president was feted with a day of pomp designed to bolster an alliance......
06:26 2019-06-04

Millionaire fan snatches up Prince’s lavish Caribbean estate A Turks and Caicos estate owned by late pop music icon Prince has sold for $10.8 million, the Wall Street Journal reports. The “Purple Rain” star, who died in 2016 at age 57, fittingly outfitted the spread with a driveway and a private movie theater both colored purple. (The former is purple concret...
23:13 2019-06-20

Lavish parties hosted by Hamptons magazines rage on East End The rich and beautiful on the East End are just beginning to move into full party mode, with many social events tied to the many publications on the Hamptons scene. The granddaddy of all the East End publications, Hamptons magazine, is tossing an oceanfront party featuring John Legend Saturday, foll...
06:00 2019-07-10

Johnson says lavish spending plans would work after no-deal Brexit Frontrunner claims both £39bn divorce bill and £26bn no-deal contingency fund are available to useBoris Johnson has suggested he could maintain lavish spending promises even if a no-deal Brexit wiped out the scope for extra borrowing by instead using the £38bn “divorce settlement” payment with the E...
02:13 2019-07-05

A Rundown of the Most Lavish, Expensive and Meaningful Gifts Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Have Given Each Other Can you believe it's been five years since Kim Kardashian and Kanye West made it official? Kimye is celebrating a milestone anniversary on May 24, marking five years since they wed......
18:52 2019-05-24

Airfares, fancy clothes and lavish meals: How the Turpins kept their evil secret In “The Family Next Door," author John Glatt reveals the bizarre years leading up to the arrests of David and Louise Turpin, who abused their 13 kids....
07:26 2019-07-14

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business trips....
09:39 2019-06-09

Hawaii power couple charged with lavish fraud claim they can’t afford lawyer HONOLULU — Soon after a Honolulu prosecutor and her police chief husband were indicted and accused of a fraud scheme that funded their lavish lifestyle, they told a judge they couldn’t pay for lawyers to represent them. The public servant couple, who lived in the swanky part of town, used money bilk...
04:13 2019-06-18

'I Love Thee, China': North Korea woos Xi in lavish state visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional peace, North Korean state media said on Friday....
08:13 2019-06-21

"I Love Thee, China": North Korea Woos Xi Jinping In Lavish State Visit North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed that strengthening bilateral ties, at a time of "serious and complicated" international affairs, was good for regional......
07:13 2019-06-21

Claire Thomson’s four recipes for chicken dinners | Claire Thomson From chicken tinga and black bean tacos to lemongrass chicken with green mango salad: children will love putting together these fragrant, tasty mealsPrep 20 minCook 1 hrServes 4 Continue reading......
09:00 2019-05-25

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

Two aides of Lebanese minister shot dead as convoy hit by gunfire - minister Two bodyguards of a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
19:13 2019-06-30

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

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

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

'Steel Magnolias' is 30! Go inside Julia Roberts' lavish, pink-drenched movie wedding Before she became a "Runaway Bride," Julia Roberts had an over-the-top pink wedding in 1989's "Steel Magnolias." That was the beginning of the drama.        ...
17:26 2019-05-21

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:39 2019-07-13

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze faction, in what the minister called an assassination attempt....
20:13 2019-06-30

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
03:13 2019-07-14

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:26 2019-06-14

Almost Everything Trump Said in His Environment Speech Was a Lie On the same day that Washington, D.C. was hit by a deluge of dangerous rain and flash flooding, President Trump gave an hour-long speech meant to convince voters he isn’t totally fucking up the environment. According to the New York Times, almost everything Trump said in the speech was a lie....
19:13 2019-07-09

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.       ...
14:39 2019-07-14

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:52 2019-07-16

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
18:26 2019-06-06

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

Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life Pocket computers, overbearing bosses and the Protestant work ethic conspire to blur the lines between your job and your existence. It’s time to fight back....
21:52 2019-06-06

Griffin: Pels 'right environment' for Zion, AD Pelicans executive vice president David Griffin said New Orleans is creating the "right environment" to attract top draft prospects like Zion Williamson and Ja Morant, and to potentially retain Anthony Davis....
02:52 2019-05-22

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

How a declining environment affects populations Stable ecosystems occasionally experience events that cause widespread death — for example, bacteria in the human gut may be wiped out by antibiotics, or ocean life may be depleted by overfishing. A new study from MIT physicists reveals how these events affect dynamics between different species with...
17:39 2019-05-21

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in line with the industry....
11:39 2019-06-06

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’The Guardian has updated its style guide to introduce terms that more accurately describe the environmental crises facing the world.Instead of “climate change” the preferred terms are “climate emergency, crisis...
22:26 2019-05-21

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries in electric cars, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmental issues, leading figures in the ...
14:13 2019-07-10

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Monday in a speech in which he is expected to declare the US a world leader on the issue.But since takin...
19:26 2019-07-08

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190m to be spent directly on climate-related issues i...
16:26 2019-07-03

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
16:01 2019-06-01

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
04:39 2019-06-28

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd trend for our plastic-anxious times.Online searche...
10:39 2019-07-13

Trump raises eyebrows promoting environment record President Donald Trump is promoting his environmental record in the face of widespread criticism over his administration's regulatory rollbacks. Trump says he's maintaining both a strong economy and a healthy environment. (July 8)        ...
04:52 2019-07-09

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations. The decree issued Wednesday cuts the size of the National Council of the Environment from 100 to 21. It also el...
19:00 2019-05-30

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world While Fridays for Future protests have spotlighted burning climate crisis issues, books that articulate our pressing environmental ills are also transforming popular consciousness about our precarious planet....
17:00 2019-07-05

Apple's new iPhone ads cover encryption, the environment and privacy Apple released three new ads for the iPhone today, including one that is exceptionally timely. With a new report indicating that the Trump administration is thinking about outlawing the use of end-to-end encryption on messaging apps and mobile devices, one of the three 15 second ads promotes end-to-...
03:13 2019-07-02

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong economy and a clean environment. “A strong economy is vital to maintaining a healthy environment,” the president said. “Punishing Americans is never t...
07:39 2019-07-09

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

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
03:52 2019-07-09

Prakash Javadekar Launches #SelfiewithSapling Drive On Environment Day World Environment Day: Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched a campaign asking people to take selfies with a sapling on World Environment Day today. In a photo tweeted by Abhinav......
08:00 2019-06-05

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural environment, the official People's Daily reported on Saturday, citing government officials....
12:00 2019-06-22

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

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
17:00 2019-05-24

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
05:52 2019-07-09

Environment reporters facing harassment and murder, study finds Tally of deaths makes it one of most dangerous fields for journalists after war reportingJagendra Singh: the Indian journalist burned to deathThirteen journalists who were investigating damage to the environment have been killed in recent years and many more are suffering violence, harassment, intim...
21:39 2019-06-17

Pro-obesity environment and genes could explain big rise in body weight While genes can raise obesity risk, they interact with environment to drive up BMI, with environment likely contributing more, Norwegian study suggests....
20:13 2019-07-05

San Francisco: wealthy opponents of new shelter claim homeless are bad for environment The effort to block construction of a new shelter comes as city’s homeless population surges to more than 8,000The wealthy San Francisco residents who launched a crowdfunding campaign to block construction of a new homeless shelter in their waterfront neighborhood are employing a new tactic: arguing...
04:00 2019-07-12

UK government urgently readies environment watchdog for no-deal Brexit Work is underway to have a version of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) established almost immediately after a no deal Brexit, to avoid a hiatus in environmental protection...
10:00 2019-07-11

Centre Making Efforts For Conservation Of Forests, Environment: President President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making earnest efforts for conservation of forests, wildlife and the environment....
14:13 2019-06-20

What happens to environment journalists is chilling: they get killed for their work | Mark Schapiro There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in dangerMany people tend to think of environmental journalism as the “soft” beat, reporting on the “natural world” of dolphins, polar bears, birds, pine cones, and news about climate breakdo...
01:13 2019-06-19

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

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?...
23:26 2019-07-11

Pelicans executive calls team 'right environment' for Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin called the organization the 'right environment' for veteran forward Anthony Davis....
21:26 2019-05-21

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
23:13 2019-05-22

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
16:26 2019-06-16

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
10:26 2019-07-13

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

CRPF To Launch "Save Environment" Campaign During Amarnath Yatra In addition to performing its primary duty of providing security, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) will launch a "save environment" campaign during the pilgrimage to the 3,880-metre-high holy......
01:26 2019-06-19

Trudeau stresses balancing economy, environment during brief Calgary Stampede visit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was speaking at a reception for Liberal Party donors during the Calgary Stampede, where he had fewer public appearances than in past years....
02:26 2019-07-14

Trump touts administration’s environment record during White House speech Trump has a tough case to make as an environmental steward given his record, according to former environmental advocates and former federal regulators....
23:13 2019-07-08

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

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

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

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

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office....
01:13 2019-06-06

With Gift Of Mangoes, Nitish Kumar Makes Plea To "Save The Environment" Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today gifted lawmakers in the state a basket containing seven mangoes and mango saplings, and claimed the gift represented his government's concern for the environment...
16:00 2019-07-03

Angus Taylor met with environment department even as it investigated company he part-owns Exclusive: Energy minister denies interfering with department action over alleged illegal land clearing by company he partially owns with his brotherSupport our independent journalism with a single or recurring contributionThe energy minister, Angus Taylor, held talks with federal environment offici...
07:26 2019-06-19

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
18:00 2019-07-09

Scott Pelley reveals complaining about 'hostile work environment' at CBS led to firing Former “CBS Evening News” vet Scott Pelley claimed in an interview Sunday that he was ousted from the anchor chair back in 2017 because he “wouldn’t stop complaining” about the news vision’s “hostile work environment.”...
10:00 2019-05-27

Prakash Javadekar Urges People To Grow A Sapling On World Environment Day Calling for active public participation in World Environment Day celebrations on June 5, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Tuesday launched #SelfieWithSapling campaign, urging people to......
16:52 2019-06-04

FROM THE FIELD: Hardy seeds bear fruit to protect Colombia’s environment Communities in Colombia in South America are being helped by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) to preserve and reintroduce indigenous crops as a way to combat the effects of climate change....
15:52 2019-05-21

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
13:39 2019-06-07

Ellen Pompeo Wanted to Leave Grey's Anatomy and "Toxic" Environment, But This Is What Kept Her on Board Ellen Pompeo is going into season 16 as Meredith Grey, the titular character on ABC's Grey's Anatomy, and already signed for a season 17, but there were times she was ready to hang up her......
17:13 2019-06-05

Ghetts: Drill artists should not be blamed for violent lyrics... they're reflecting their environment London grime artist Ghetts has said drill artists should not be blamed for using violent lyrics because they are only "reflecting their environment"....
08:39 2019-05-31

Mexico's President names deputy finance minister Herrera as new finance minister Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador named on Tuesday deputy finance minister Arturo Herrera as the country's new finance minister, replacing Carlos Urzua, who stepped down earlier in the day....
19:52 2019-07-09

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in Libya’s detention centres; Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo surpasses 2,000 cases; and...
00:39 2019-06-05

‘The green economy is the future,’ UN chief says in Beijing, urging climate solutions that strengthen economies, protect the environment Winning the race against climate change to keep our planet livable and on a healthy trajectory requires action rooted in sustainable solutions aligned with the Paris Agreement and the UN-driven 2030 Agenda for sustainable development, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday....
14:52 2019-05-21

World Environment Day 2019: the best vegan homewares include feather-free bedding and stylish wool alternatives From down-free bed linen to animal-friendly alternatives to wool, do your bit for World Environment Day 2019 with the best vegan homeware you can buy right now....
14:13 2019-06-04

UN chief lauds Fijians as ‘natural global leaders’ on climate, environment, hails ‘symbiotic relationship’ with land and sea Fiji’s strong traditions of community and social responsibility, and its “symbiotic relationship” with its surroundings, has made its people “natural global leaders on climate and the environment”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the nation’s Parliament on Thursday....
14:39 2019-05-21

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

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

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

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

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

U.S. Stocks Tread Water U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses Monday as investors weighed second-quarter earnings from Citigroup and looked ahead to results from other large banks....
18:39 2019-07-15

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

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

Baidu CEO gets water dumped on his head One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
11:00 2019-07-04

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

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

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

France wants to reduce water use as rivers dry up The French government wants to reduce water use by encouraging wastewater recycling and encouraging consumers to less water as the flow of rivers gradually slows due to climate change....
10:13 2019-07-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
11:01 2019-07-13

Global Stocks Tread Water After S&P Record European stocks were largely flat as geopolitical risks prompted a return to safer assets for some investors and profit-taking for others after a run of gains this week....
11:26 2019-06-21

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

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

Samsung in hot water over splashy Australian phone ads Australia's consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf....
08:52 2019-07-04

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

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

CEO gets water poured on his head at company event One of China's top tech billionaires faced an unusual interruption to his speech at a company event on Wednesday, when a man walked on stage and drenched him with water....
15:13 2019-07-03

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fundamental?Last year, judges at the 28th International Berkeley Springs Water Tasting competition deemed the best bottled water in the world to be an Aus...
08:52 2019-07-16

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

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

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

Man Who Poured Water On Baidu CEO During Speech Arrested Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at......
14:00 2019-07-04

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

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

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

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

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

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

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
19:13 2019-07-14

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

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

Tom Daley's husband accuses British Swimming of 'corruption' and creating 'toxic environment' in social media rant The husband of Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley has accused British Swimming of corruption and creating a "toxic environment" for their family in a social media rant....
16:00 2019-05-21

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

Rain Water Harvesting To Be Done On War Footing Mode: Rajinikanth Tamil film superstar Rajinikanth on Saturday said Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) should be taken up on a war-footing to address the acute water crisis in the state....
20:26 2019-06-29

Drowning happens so easily. Here’s what parents get wrong about water safety. Though drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages 1-4, many parents inadvertently put young children at risk around water. One mother who lost her son explains....
15:39 2019-07-05

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month....
20:39 2019-07-12

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

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

Why Chennai, India's Sixth Biggest City, Has Run Out of Water In what’s becoming an increasingly common story, a major city has run out of water. Chennai, India is home to 4.65 million and a severe deficit of water to serve their needs.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie Mansion to get to via motorcade — has been s...
05:52 2019-07-05

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

Make Frothy, Egg-Free Cocktails Using Burrata Water A true sour has a layer of frothy, fun foam. This is usually achieved by the addition of egg whites but some people are squicked out by raw egg in their drink (and some people have allergies). Aquafaba (chickpea liquid) is a popular alternative but, according to Camper English of Alcademics, burrata...
23:39 2019-07-11

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

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

Flint hears from prosecutors who dropped water charges FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors who dropped charges against eight people in the Flint water scandal have explained their decision in a public forum. Fadwa Hammoud and Kym Worthy spoke to about 100 residents Friday night at a Flint union hall, two weeks after dismissing charges against former Michiga...
04:00 2019-06-29

Plan to sell 50m meals made from electricity, water and air Solar Foods hopes wheat flour-like product will hit target in supermarkets within two yearsA Finnish company that makes food from electricity, water and air has said it plans to have 50m meals’ worth of its product sold in supermarkets within two years.Solar Foods is also working with the European S...
07:52 2019-06-29

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
21:13 2019-07-11

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

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

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Bell Delphine, a UK-based internet personality known for viral stunts and Patreon-supported NSFW content, announced on her Instagram that she would be selling her bath water to fa...
23:52 2019-07-10

Man Pours Water On Baidu CEO During Speech In Shocking Video A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China's dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on......
14:13 2019-07-03

Man dumps water on tech CEO's head during speech A man pours water on the CEO of Chinese search giant Baidu while he makes a speech at a conference on Artificial Intelligence.       ...
17:13 2019-07-03

Water Conservation Structures To Be Built In Some Areas Across India To increase water table in government colonies, the Central Public Works Department will erect water conservation structures, including rainwater harvesting systems, in 136 residential areas across......
15:52 2019-07-12

Watchdog tells water companies in England to clean up their act Overall rating ‘unacceptable’ with Southern and Yorkshire Water criticised for pollutionWater companies in England have been warned to clean up their act after the environment watchdog described their performance last year as “simply unacceptable”.Southern Water and Yorkshire Water were singled out ...
07:26 2019-07-10

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling of vital civilian infrastructure."...
11:00 2019-07-04

Man Who Poured Water on Baidu Chief Detained: Report The man who poured water on Robin Li Yanhong, Co-founder and Chairman of China's search engine giant Baidu, during its "Create AI Developer Conference" was detained....
13:26 2019-07-04

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

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

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
18:39 2019-06-20

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
12:52 2019-06-20

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Per Capita Water Availability Has Declined: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat The per capita water availability has declined to 1,544 cubic metre in 2011 from 1,816 cubic metre in 2001, Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat told the Rajya Sabha today....
22:00 2019-07-15

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

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

Judge Nap: Trump could find himself in hot water following Biden's tax return release Fox News Senior Judicial Analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Joe Biden's release of his personal tax returns would put pressure on President Trump if Biden were the Democratic nominee in 2020. ...
04:00 2019-07-10

Aamir Khan, Big B Endorse Water Conservation. "Inspiring", Says PM Modi As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, the central government on Monday launched a five-point water conservation campaign - Jal Shakti Abhiyan....
04:00 2019-07-02

Boris Johnson, Political Escape Artist, Lands in Hot Water. Again. The front-runner to become the British prime minister is frequently caught in gaffes, oversights and outright lies. And that’s what his fans like about him....
18:39 2019-06-27

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

Study details the effects of water temperature on glacier calving New research has confirmed the primary driver of glacier calving, but analysis showed the effects of subsurface water temperatures aren't as influential as previously thought....
02:00 2019-07-02

Ta-Nehisi Coates Announces The Water Dancer Book Tour After attempting to deliver us all from evil with the beautifully written Between the World and Me, and his essay collection, We Were Eight Years in Power, award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates—who arguably may be the greatest essayist of our time—is veering into fiction to anoint us all with his de...
01:13 2019-07-10

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

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

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

Device could bring both solar power and clean water to millions Researchers say one invention could solve two problems for people lacking basic resourcesA device that can produce electricity from sunlight while simultaneously purifying water has been produced by researchers, an invention they say could solve two problems in one stroke.The researchers say the dev...
18:52 2019-07-09

Samsung faces lawsuit for claiming smartphones are water resistant SYDNEY – Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Samsung Electronics Australian unit for allegedly misleading consumers by promoting water-resistant Galaxy smartphones as suitable to use in swimming pools and the surf. The world’s largest smartphone maker did not know or sufficiently test the e...
21:26 2019-07-04

Amid A huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
10:00 2019-06-30

Man claims he was served ‘toxic’ alcohol instead of water at Bronx eatery Murray Bauer sat down to dinner with his wife at The Pine Restaurant when he took a swig of the restaurant’s “exclusive flat water,” served in a clear glass bottle with the red-sauce joint’s name on it....
07:13 2019-06-30

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

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

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

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

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

TFD performs swift water rescue as monsoon storms sweep in TUCSON — The Tucson Fire Department performed a swift water rescue Saturday as monsoon storms swept through southern Arizona. The call came in from a motorist near West King Avenue and South La Cholla Boulevard. According to authorities, a driver tried to go through a wash and became stuck. An...
17:26 2019-07-14

Woman drowns in water off Fire Island during storm: cops A woman drowned in the waters off of Fire Island Sunday as violent storms tore across Long Island, police said. Suffolk County Police said a passerby spotted the woman in the water near the Seaview Marina around 3:40 p.m. and rushed in. The man, who called 911, kept the woman afloat on the paddleboa...
05:39 2019-07-01

Matt Gaetz, a Trump Ally, Is in Hot Water Again for Cohen Threat Representative Matt Gaetz ignored the House Ethics Committee’s request for an interview as it examined an accusation of witness intimidation. Now he faces an ethics inquiry....
23:13 2019-06-28

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to tackle water shortages....
15:39 2019-07-01

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

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

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

Prime Day 2019: Get LifeStraw’s super-portable water filter for just $10 And you thought those metal drinking straws were the latest and greatest. The LifeStraw Personal Water Filter could be a game changer for the outdoorsy types and adventurous travelers in your life — and Amazon Prime Day 2019 is prime time to snag it with a deep discount. Unlike most portable filters...
18:00 2019-07-15

Oil prices tread water as market eyes global risks Crude prices were little changed on Monday as traders weighed geopolitical risks against the impact of the Sino-U.S. trade war on the global economy, although last week's better-than-expected U.S. jobs data offered some supprt....
05:52 2019-07-08

"Difficulties on the road to AI”: man pours water on Baidu chief at conference A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search giant....
07:52 2019-07-03

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

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

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

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

More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens Millions of people are running out of usable water in the southern Indian city of Chennai, which is currently experiencing major droughts and a rapidly worsening water crisis....
04:39 2019-06-21

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

Parts of southern India facing acute water shortage With the government able to meet only 40% of the water requirement, millions are depending on water tank trucks in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu because of a shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater...
13:52 2019-07-08

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

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

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

The sixth-largest city in India is running out of water as reservoirs run dry Millions of people in Chennai, India, were affected by short water supplies, sparking protests, work stoppages and business closings.        ...
01:00 2019-06-21

Water service restored after north side main break TUCSON –Crews are working to clean up a north side intersection after an early water main break, officials said. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, there are traffic delays on southbound Campbell Avenue, north of Skyline Drive. BREAKING: @TucsonWater says water has been restored to all ...
05:00 2019-06-22

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

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
18:13 2019-07-13

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

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lowlands of coastal Peru, so people in the area have...
19:26 2019-06-27

An Abandoned Water Park is an Excellent Playground for an Electric MX Rider While it’s still sad that Alta Motors is dead, it’s pretty great that these bikes are still being used to their full potential. Josh Hill invades and absolutely dominates an old water park in Palm Springs, California to lay down the hoon gauntlet. And he rides atop an Alta MX. With a mix of bravery,...
23:13 2019-07-06

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

Who is paying $30 for 'gamer girl' Belle Delphine's bath water? Delphine, 19, a social media star with an enormous global following, was mocked for the sale – but it sold out quicklyBelle Delphine, the social media star and so-called “gamer girl”, made headlines this week for selling her used bath water online.Delphine, 19, who has a global following (4.2 millio...
09:39 2019-07-12

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

'Difficulties on the road to AI': man pours water on Baidu chief at conference A man poured a bottle of water over Baidu Inc Chief Executive Robin Li on Wednesday at the opening of an annual conference for the Chinese search giant....
07:13 2019-07-03

This Indian City Is Running Out of Water, Impacting 4.6 Million People Chennai, the sixth-largest city in India is running out of water for its nearly 4.6 million residents as four of the city’s reservoirs are nearly dry due to a heat wave and drought. Many people are reported to have been waiting hours in line for water being provided through government tankers....
12:26 2019-06-21

Prosecutors Are Still Trying to Convict Activist Who Gave Water to Migrants in the Desert Last month, the jury in the case of a migrant aid activist facing up to 20 years in prison for providing food, water, and shelter for immigrants making the trek through the desert was deadlocked. Don’t worry, though: The Department of Justice isn’t going to quit until it gets this aqua-menace convi...
17:39 2019-07-03

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

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

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

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

Tech tool aims to predict global water conflicts before they happen LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Artificial intelligence can predict where conflicts over scarce water will break out up to a year in advance and allow action to prevent them, researchers said on Friday....
17:00 2019-06-14

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

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu CEO's head Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday....
08:52 2019-07-04

Brazil's Petrobras says bids for shallow water fields surpass $1 bln - filing Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Thursday it received final proposals for shallow water fields Polos Enchova and Pampo that surpass $1 billion in value, according to a securities filing....
15:00 2019-06-13

A city built on water: the hidden rivers under Tokyo's concrete and neon More than 100 rivers and canals flow beneath Tokyo, but from the ground it’s hard to notice them. Why has the city turned its back on water?Of the near-endless flow of people over the busy Shibuya scramble crossing every day, few realise that beneath their feet is something else flowing, unseen and ...
15:26 2019-06-13

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

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

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
04:00 2019-07-02

AOC says migrants forced to drink toilet water after tense border visit Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claims Border Police agents are forcing migrants to drink out of toilets and live under other extreme conditions — while the officers sit back and laugh. “I see why CBP officers were being so physically &sexually threatening towards me,” the congresswoman tw...
00:39 2019-07-02

Aamir Khan To NDTV On How India Can Tackle Its Water Crisis: Highlights As parts of the country grapple with acute water scarcity, actor Aamir Khan, the ambassador of the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' is echoing the need for water conservation to contribute to a better future.......
21:00 2019-07-03

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

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

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

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

Loss of deep-soil water triggered forest die-off in Sierra Nevada Trees in the alpine forests of California's Sierra Nevada mountain range suffered a massive die-off as a result of the loss of deep-soil water, according to a new study....
20:52 2019-07-02

Texas man trapped in crashed car found alive after 5 days without food, water Texas rescuers on Monday called it a "miracle" after discovering a missing man -- who'd been badly injured and trapped in his car in the woods for five days without food or water -- was alive....
19:13 2019-07-01

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
06:52 2019-06-04

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for the first time....
12:39 2019-07-01

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

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

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

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

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

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

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

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

'We exist to sell drinks': Bar owner defends criticism of tap water drinkers A bar owner criticised for saying too many people were only ordering tap water with their food has defended her comments, saying it can put a big strain on businesses....
14:52 2019-05-29

Chevron oil spill dumps nearly 800,000 gallons of crude, water in California canyon Chevron crews have begun to clean up a massive oil spill in California after nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water were dumped into a canyon in nearby Bakersfield since the flow first began in May. ...
22:00 2019-07-13

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

An Astounding Amount of Water Has Been Discovered Beneath the Martian North Pole Using ground-penetrating radar, scientists detected a massive reservoir of frozen water sandwiched by layers of sand beneath the northern polar ice cap on Mars. This reservoir contains so much ice that, if melted and brought to the surface, it would submerge the entire planet. Read more......
19:52 2019-05-23

From moon-energised water to raffia sandals: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekPoetic polos Gucci has stitched a line from a William Wordsworth poem on to a shirt. The Romantics ftw. Continue reading......
15:13 2019-06-07

Arsenic found in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Walmart, Target When you pay premium prices, you expect a premium product — but that’s not necessarily the case with bottled water. California nonprofit Center for Environmental Health has revealed that water bottle brands Peñafiel, owned by Keurig Dr. Pepper, and Starkey, owned by Whole Foods, contain levels of hi...
17:39 2019-06-21

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

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

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

Marathwada Water Grid To Cater Needs Of Parched Region: Devendra Fadnavis Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said his government was planning to ensure piped drinking water supply in every village of the parched Marathwada region through a water grid....
13:39 2019-06-18

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

Boil water advisory lifted for parts of Sahuarita, Green Valley TUCSON – A boil water advisory was lifted Friday afternoon after Farmers Water Company informed residents in Sahuarita and Green Valley of a possible presence of E. coli in their water system Thursday. Farmers Water Company informed their customers Thursday that regular water system sampling a...
07:52 2019-07-13

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

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

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked questions about her health....
00:13 2019-06-28

Greenland's Melting Sea Ice Captured In Viral Image Of Sled Dogs In Water A striking photograph of the early ice melt taken last week by a DMI scientist in northwestern Greenland has gone viral. It shows sled dogs pushing through a fjord, the sea ice submerged under several......
14:52 2019-06-20

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

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

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

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

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

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

India's PM calls for water conservation push as drought hits crops Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pushed for greater grassroots water conservation efforts amid concerns weak monsoon rains would push millions of drought-hit people to the edge and hammer agricultural production in Asia's third-biggest economy....
13:39 2019-06-30

Economic Survey Warns Of Climate Change's Effects On Water Resources The Economic Survey presented to parliament today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recognises the big challenge posed by climate change on India's farm sector and water resources. Groundwater......
14:13 2019-07-04

Meeting to discuss cross-border water flow from major storms NOGALES – The International Boundary and Water Commission is holding a public meeting to discuss trans-boundary storm water flows. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 20th at the Nogales City Hall Council Chambers,  777 N. Grand Ave., Nogales, Arizona. It will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. a...
12:26 2019-06-20

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

A promise unfulfilled: water pipeline stops short for Sioux reservation After 25 years and a half-billion dollars, only half of the project’s water delivered to Pine Ridge Reservation comes from the Missouri River – unlike supplies for white ranchersUp until late last year, Ella Coleman, a diminutive, soft-spoken Oglala Sioux grandmother who lives in one of the hundreds...
08:52 2019-05-23

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

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street treads water following recent rally U.S. stocks ended near flat on Tuesday as investors paused following a run of gains and as fresh worries emerged over the United States' trade war with China....
23:39 2019-06-11

UP Government Promise Of Piped Drinking Water Misleading: Akhilesh Yadav Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav Thursday said the state BJP government was misleading people by promising piped drinking water to every rural household within two years....
23:39 2019-07-04

And Water Is Wet: Study Shows Whites From Former Slave States More Likely to Be Biased Against Blacks So, in news that will likely come as no surprise to anyone many, a new study has found that when it comes to racism and racial bias felt by whites toward blacks, it’s more a matter of nurture than nature, with whites from the South, the U.S. region that was most dependent on slavery, more likely to ...
06:39 2019-05-29

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

Indian migrant girl, 6, died in Arizona desert as mother sought water A six-year-old girl from India died of heat stroke in an Arizona desert after her mother left her with other migrants to go in search of water, a medical examiner and U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday....
03:39 2019-06-15

Yogi Adityanath Promises Piped Water To Every Rural Home In Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Wednesday held out the possibility of piped water for every rural home in the state within two years, while warning concerned officials of serious......
05:52 2019-07-04

Augsburg's historical water system granted UNESCO World Heritage status In the Middle Ages bankers like Jakob Fugger made Augsburg an important city. But its history with water is also unique. Augsburg now wants to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site....
14:00 2019-07-08

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
03:52 2019-05-30

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters....
21:39 2019-06-18

Parlee Beach water-monitoring changes remove automatic ‘no swimming’ advisories after rainfall Dr. Jennifer Russell says there's no direct correlation between rainfall and higher bacteria levels and that Parlee Beach Provincial Park has "very, very good water quality."...
16:01 2019-06-14

Fans Spotted a Plastic Water Bottle Lurking in the Game of Thrones Finale Just weeks after a stray Starbucks cup was accidentally left in a Game of Thrones episode, eagle-eyed viewers spotted another modern-day artifact lingering in the show’s Sunday night finale. At least one water bottle made its way into the show’s last episode, “The Iron Throne.̶...
14:52 2019-05-21

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu's chief executive Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday....
07:13 2019-07-04

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swift water rescues. There are all kinds of hazards th...
09:39 2019-07-07

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

Sydney facing first water restrictions in a decade as drought grips New South Wales Rapidly falling water levels in Sydney’s dams have prompted the state government to bring in water restrictions earlier than expected From sharing showers to native plants: give us your tips on how to save waterSydney is facing stage one water restrictions for the first time in a decade as dam level...
07:39 2019-05-28

ACCC sues Samsung for 'misleading' water-resistant claims on Galaxy phones Australia’s consumer watchdog alleges electronics giant deceived customers with claims made in more than 300 adsThe consumer watchdog is taking Samsung to court, accusing the technology company of misleading consumers by telling them that many of the four million Galaxy phones sold in Australia were...
07:00 2019-07-04

CMT Music Awards poke fun at 'Game of Thrones' coffee cup, water bottle blunders Little Big Town decided to poke fun at the infamous “Game of Thrones” coffee cup and plastic water bottle gaffes during their hosting duties for the 2019 CMT Music Awards....
04:39 2019-06-06

Dollar treads water near three-and-a-half-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
07:01 2019-05-22

FOREX-Dollar treads water near 3-1/2-week high, backed by higher U.S. yields The dollar largely kept to familiar trading ranges on Wednesday, as it found support near a 3-1/2-week high on higher U.S. yields after the United States eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei Technologies....
08:13 2019-05-22

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute to ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Kerala Offers Drinking Water To Parched Tamil Nadu, Claims Turned Down With Tamil Nadu facing a severe water crisis, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office on Thursday claimed it had offered to supply 20 lakh litres of drinking water to its neighbouring state,......
23:00 2019-06-20

Quebec children at risk of lead exposure from water in schools and daycares: report Children in Quebec are at risk of lead exposure from drinking water in their daycares and elementary schools due to inadequate oversight, says a provincial public health research institute....
14:13 2019-07-11

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

2.2 Billion People Lack Access To Safe Water Globally: United Nations 4.2 billion people lack access to safely managed sanitation services, a new report by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said....
14:13 2019-06-19

Boil water alert issued in Green Valley due to potential presence of E coli SAHUARITA, Ariz. – A boil water alert was issued Thursday afternoon, according to Green Valley Fire District. On Thursday, Farmers Water Company informed their customers that regular water system sampling and laboratory tests indicated that the possible presence of E. coli bacteria in the water of a...
08:52 2019-07-12

Ingenious Pre-Incan Hydrologic System Could Stabilize Modern Water Supply in Peru The coastal region of Peru has one of the world’s least reliable water supplies, which dwindles dramatically during its dry season, meaning Lima especially struggles to supply water to its growing population.  ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the Dominican Republic, including two who died at his hotel. “The reality is that when people travel abroad, people get sick simply many times by just drin...
17:52 2019-06-30

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
22:00 2019-07-13

Cops search lake where Jennifer Dulos’ kids were allegedly forced to water ski Divers were scouring the lake off Old Farms Road in Avon — a wealthy suburb of Hartford — while troopers with dogs searched through nearby woods, the Hartford Courant reported....
01:13 2019-06-13

Florida woman says dad died of flesh-eating bacteria less than 48 hours after entering water A Tennessee man died just 48 hours after contracting a flesh-eating bacteria from waters in Florida after his daughter says the hospital he was treated at ignored her warnings that he had contracted necrotizing fasciitis....
22:26 2019-07-13

Poop parasite outbreaks linked to water parks and pools, just in time for summer Summer is finally here, and that means lots and lots of hot, sunny days and plenty of trips to the local pool or nearby water park. If taking a dip in the public pool is your favorite way too cool down, the Centers for Disease Control have a warning that might make your stomach turn, and make you se...
11:39 2019-07-02

Crack open a cold one: PepsiCo testing canned water to cut down on its use of virgin plastic PepsiCo on Thursday said its testing sales of its Aquafina water in aluminum cans as the company moves to reduce its use of virgin plastic, which hasn’t been recycled.       ...
17:26 2019-07-02

Month of rain in a day: Parts of Southeast deal with flooding, high water rescues Roads became rivers, high-water rescues were underway, and states of emergency were declared in parts of the Southeast.        ...
21:52 2019-06-09

Villagers accuse city of seizing water as drought parches 'India's Detroit' In the small village of Bangarampettai, 20 miles from India's manufacturing capital Chennai, about 150 people last month "captured" a water tanker, breaking its windscreen and deflating its tires before handing it over to a nearby police station....
15:26 2019-07-02

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
07:01 2019-05-22

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
21:52 2019-07-12

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
00:00 2019-06-14

Kellyanne Conway blasts AOC’s ‘outrageous claim’ about migrants drinking toilet water White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over her “outrageous claim” that she saw Border Patrol agents telling migrants to drink out of toilets — prompting a fiery response from the New York lawmaker. In an appearance on “Fox & Fr...
21:52 2019-07-02

Nuclear waste, rising seas and Trump: Marshall Islands struggles to stay above water The Marshall Islands is literally struggling to stay above water but its President Hilda Heine told Reuters she had saved her breath rather than try to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to hear its climate change message....
17:13 2019-06-21

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
00:39 2019-06-13

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
14:26 2019-07-01

High levels of arsenic in bottled water sold at Whole Foods, Target, Walmart, study says A test conducted by an Oakland nonprofit finds Peñafiel and Starkey bottled water contain levels of arsenic that violate state guidelines.       ...
23:13 2019-06-20

Produced water spill prompts AER to order energy company to suspend activity at affected well The Alberta Energy Regulator says it has ordered Calgary-based Obsidian Energy to suspend activity at a well "and associated infrastructure" where 400,000 litres of produced water spilled late last month....
01:39 2019-06-04

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.       ...
14:13 2019-06-16

Algae bloom forces warning for Lake Hopatcong in New Jersey: Don't touch the water Closure of Lake Hopatcong State Park threatens vacation plans as exposure to algae can cause health problems such as rashes and gastroenteritis.        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

Thames Water latest: Supply set to resume after 100,000 London properties affected by burst pipe Water supplies are set to resume in west and south-west London, officials have said, after a burst pipe left 100,000 properties with little or no water....
04:00 2019-06-13

Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water. The post Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:26 2019-06-11

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 million in seed funding. The round is led by Earthworm Group, an environmental fund manager, with further support via a £300,000 EU innovation grant and...
17:00 2019-07-15

Liam Fox pours cold water on talk of Boris's quick US trade deal Liam Fox today shot down hopes of a quick trade deal with President Trump amid reports that Boris Johnson is planning to make it his top priority if he wins the keys to No 10....
17:26 2019-07-15

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Governor Rick Snyder and 65 other cur...
04:52 2019-06-04

Banda District Water Woes Force Uttar Pradesh Police To Guard Ken River Uttar Pradesh police's 24-hour guard of the Ken River has been made necessary by illegal sand mining that is rampant across the almost dry river, threatening the already scarce water supply to Banda......
12:39 2019-06-18

'Game of Thrones' finale left water bottles in key scene, further inciting diehard fans Just two weeks after a coffee cup was spotted in an episode of "Game of Thrones," eagle-eyed fans have spotted another major gaffe in the show's finale — water bottles....
14:52 2019-05-21

Cleanup underway after 400,000-litre produced water leak at Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley The Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are underway after 400,000 litres of produced water leaked from an Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley this week....
06:13 2019-06-01

Minneapolis homeowner forced to pay city $20G for water line repair on other side of street: report A Minneapolis homeowner who found his water line leaking last month must pay the city $20,000 out of pocket to have it fixed, according to a Monday report....
16:01 2019-07-09

Lawmakers describe migrants held in cell with no running water after tour of Texas facility More than a dozen House members faced protesters after visiting two detention centers. The visit came on the same day as a report of offensive posts by border patrol agents....
23:39 2019-07-01

Authorities Seize Phones and Computers of Michigan Officials in Flint Water Crisis Investigation Michigan authorities have seized the state-owned phone of former Governor Rick Snyder that was, until recently, in government storage, according to the Associated Press. The phones of 65 current and former officials were also seized as the state investigates the Flint water crisis.Read more......
17:00 2019-06-04

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe. The post Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:52 2019-06-03

High levels of arsenic found in two bottled water brands sold at Target, Walmart CHICAGO (CNN) – Tests conducted by a California nonprofit found high levels of arsenic levels in two bottled water brands. The testing was carried out by the Center for Environmental Health. The group found that Peñafiel water and Starkey water contained higher arsenic levels than tap water &#...
05:00 2019-06-22

Amid Bengal Water Scarcity, Mamata Banerjee Urges People To Stop Wastage Referring to the severe water crisis in Chennai, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the state too is affected and stressed on the need to stop wastage of water....
21:26 2019-06-28

Riot police fire rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away protesters in Georgia Riot police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons to drive away hundreds of protesters early today after they tried to storm the Tbilisi parliament....
18:26 2019-06-21

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

All Flint water crisis criminal charges dismissed by attorney general's office — for now The office announced the dismissal of charges against all remaining defendants, including a manslaughter charge against the former health director        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Scott County Creek Will Remain Closed After Lab Tests Show Water Is Unsafe Following Sewage Leak SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Scott County creek will reportedly remain closed after lab results show that the water is still unsafe following a sewage spill. Entrances to Elkhorn Creek in Georgetown have been closed since yesterday because of a large sewer leak. Scott County’s Emergenc...
04:39 2019-05-27

After high arsenic reports, Keurig Dr Pepper pulls bottled water sold at Target, Walmart All bottles of unflavored Peñafiel mineral spring water are part of a voluntary withdrawal, Keurig Dr Pepper said in a statement Friday.        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways Innovative new schemes to release our big underground rivers, create flood plains and build floating homes are all under discussion as part of Climate Action Week....
11:13 2019-07-03

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the water due to what may lurk underneath. ...
21:13 2019-07-14

Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges in the Flint, Mich., Water Crisis; Residents Fear: ‘Our Lives Don’t Matter’ After the years Flint, Mich., residents spent living without a drop of safe water from their taps and the millions of dollars spent on a probe to bring those responsible to justice, state prosecutors Thursday announced they were throwing the whole case out — and starting all over....
07:52 2019-06-14

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa International Airport as highways across Oklahoma were closed by floodwaters....
19:26 2019-05-21

UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles. The post UN atomic watchdog says Iran continues to comply with 2015 nuclear deal but increasing uranium, heavy water stockpiles appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:13 2019-05-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortages in Bangladesh...
00:39 2019-05-25

'Game of Thrones': A water bottle befouls series finale Two weeks after the now-infamous Starbucks coffee cup, Sunday's "Game of Thrones" series finale was befouled by a plastic water bottle.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

Tesla CEO Elon Musk pours cold water on fans waiting for Model S, Model X refresh On Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said, in a tweet, his electric car company is only planning "a series of minor ongoing changes" for older Model S or Model X vehicles, not a major refresh....
19:13 2019-07-09

Amazing photo shows dogs 'sledding on water' amid Greenland ice melt This stunning photo – taken by scientists on the melting Greenland ice sheet last week – shows how unusually warm it's been in the Arctic.        ...
20:39 2019-06-18

Blood In The Water: These People Enjoying A Very Casual Conversation About Miyazaki Movies Have No Idea That There Is An Absolute Miyazaki Freak Lying In Wait Among Them For now, the mood is light and cheerful at a house party in Los Angeles, where a group of acquaintances are chatting about movies, but in reality, they’re all standing at the edge of a delicate precipice from which they are surely doomed to fall: These people enjoying a very casual conversation abou...
18:26 2019-05-21

'I chose life': Hiker Amanda Eller survived on wild fruit, water and grit for 17 days in the Hawaiian forest Hundreds of volunteers who aided the grim search and sensational rescue of Amanda Eller will celebrate Monday at a barbecue bash in Maui.        ...
22:13 2019-05-26

|Zimhassofarpaid$53mtoformerwhitefarmers-Minister Minister Mthuli Ncube said government is now working on a grand agreement that will culminate in an MOU and a structure to pay the compensation over 20/30 yrs....
16:52 2019-06-23

Sussan Ley: I'll be an environmentalist as minister MP says she’s prepared to fight for her portfolio – and a priority will be cutting ‘green tape’ for big projectsThe new environment minister, Sussan Ley, has declared herself an “environmentalist”, saying she is prepared to fight for the environment around the cabinet table even when colleagues disa...
03:00 2019-06-14

Likely UK's new U.S. ambassador will be appointed by new PM: minister The appointment of Britain's ambassador to the United States is likely to be made by the next British prime minister rather than outgoing leader Theresa May, senior minister Liz Truss told journalists on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

"There'll Be Tit-For-Tat": Minister After Ex-NDA Ally's Warning Over EVMs Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said "there will be tit for tat", hours after former NDA ally Upendra Kushwaha warned of "bloodshed" if the ruling BJP and its allies tried to manipulate......
10:39 2019-05-22

Poland plans to buy 32 F-35A fighters: minister Poland plans to buy 32 Lockheed Martin F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Tuesday, amid the growing assertiveness of neighbour Russia....
10:26 2019-05-28

The 0.3% of U.K. Voters Who Will Pick the Next Prime Minister Older, whiter and more right-wing than average, Conservatives who will choose their party’s next leader are adamant about one thing: Brexit at any cost....
11:13 2019-07-06

Factbox: Who wants to be Britain's next prime minister? Prime Minister Theresa May is under pressure to resign after a backlash to her final Brexit gambit and has agreed to meet the chairman of her Conservative Party's 1922 Committee on Friday to discuss her future....
15:52 2019-05-23

Theresa May to Quit as Prime Minister Theresa May said she would quit as British prime minister once her party chooses a successor, following her repeated failure to win approval for a Brexit deal almost three years after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union....
12:52 2019-05-24

Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister? The contest to be Britain's next prime minister shrank to five candidates on Tuesday, with Boris Johnson bolstering his substantial lead in the second round of voting by Conservative Party legislators....
21:13 2019-06-18

| Mozambique welcomes ex-minister's extradition Mozambique has welcomed South Africa's decision to extradite former finance minister Manuel Chang to Maputo, rather than the United States, over a government corruption scandal....
02:00 2019-05-23

Mozambique Ex-Minister to Be Extradited Home Rather Than to U.S. Mozambique’s former finance minister, who has been indicted in the U.S. in connection with an alleged $2 billion corruption scheme, will be extradited to his home country rather than to the U.S., a setback for the U.S. Justice Department....
18:52 2019-05-22

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
18:26 2019-05-22

For Income Tax Returns, Either Aadhaar Or PAN Will Do, Says Minister Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman today said Aadhaar and PAN or Permanent Account Number will be interchangeable when it comes to filing Income Tax returns. The new rule is expected to benefit......
11:52 2019-07-05

Shinzo Abe? That’s Not His Name, Says Japan’s Foreign Minister The minister, Taro Kono (or Kono Taro, if you please), says the Western news media should respect Japanese tradition and put the surname first. It’s unclear if his request will gain traction....
16:13 2019-05-22

New Coins Of Up To Rs 20 To Be Released Soon, Says Finance Minister New coins of 20, 10, one, two and five rupees will be released soon, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said, declaring Budget 2019 in parliament on Friday....
12:26 2019-07-05

Owning a French castle: not what it seems The Tour de France loves castles. Not a day passes without the TV cameras zooming in on one of the country's magnificent châteaux along the race route. But one chateaux buyer found that owning a castle isn't so easy. (July 15)       ...
21:13 2019-07-15

The French Version of ‘Fleabag’ Is Exactly the Same. Until It’s Different. There may be Paris landmarks in the background, but the dysfunctional relationships, slow-burning grief and sly asides to camera are all still there....
06:13 2019-06-05

AP with D-Day vet as he speaks to French students D-Day veteran Ray Lambert told French students he still hears voices when he looks out on the English Channel. AP is following the 98-year-old D-Day vet as he returns to France. Lambert says kids are the key to history never repeating itself. (June 4)        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

31 Fishermen Missing After Venturing Into Sea Despite Warning: Minister A total of 31 fishermen on board two trawlers have gone missing in the Bay of Bengal Sunday after they had ventured into the deep seas without paying heed to the warning of authorities, a state......
05:52 2019-07-08

| Top 6 contenders running to become Britain's prime minister The six contenders left in the race to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister are scrambling for votes in the second ballot of the 313 Conservative MPs....
15:39 2019-06-18

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
18:26 2019-06-18

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
11:52 2019-06-21

Johnson gets new boost in race to become UK prime minister Boris Johnson got a fresh boost in the race to become Britain's prime minister on Tuesday when a another former rival in the race backed him to lead the country out of its Brexit crisis....
17:26 2019-06-18

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
16:00 2019-07-03

Nipah Yet To Be Confirmed, Says Kerala Minister, 52 Under Surveillance A 23-year-old man admitted in a private hospital in Ernkaulam is suspected to have contracted Nipah -- a virus that caused the deaths of 17 people last summer -- Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja has......
15:26 2019-06-03