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Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to act urgently to reduce greenhouse gases ...

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

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Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
00:00, 2019-06-01

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate action”....
19:00, 2019-06-30

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
12:15, 2019-06-28

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. But the Holy See’s May 22 approval adjusting...
04:15, 2019-06-06

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that abortion is never acceptable — even when a mother is......
00:15, 2019-05-26

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa on July 8, 2013. Francis had been pope for on...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
05:45, 2019-07-01

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
16:30, 2019-06-10

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
13:15, 2019-07-04

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
03:00, 2019-05-29

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
11:30, 2019-06-22

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sponsored anti-abortion conference, Francis said the...
16:45, 2019-05-25

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
17:15, 2019-05-25

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
20:30, 2019-05-31

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 audien...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third meeting with His Holiness on the Fourth of July —...
22:45, 2019-07-04

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean auxiliary bishop SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the auxiliary bishop of the Chilean capital city just 24 days after he appointed him to the post. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal became embroiled in controversy after he recently said there were no women at the Last Supper of Jesus and ...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He warned...
17:30, 2019-06-09

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
21:45, 2019-07-04

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
22:45, 2019-07-04

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
23:00, 2019-07-06

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
13:45, 2019-05-29

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vatican....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline” the world faces. Francis said the presence of...
04:30, 2019-05-28

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
22:00, 2019-07-08

'They are persons': Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass The closed-door Mass, held at St. Peter's Basilica, celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-08

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in war time. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policy-making is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent muc...
03:15, 2019-06-03

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
07:00, 2019-05-25

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
15:15, 2019-07-18

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the nearly year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic R...
04:00, 2019-07-18

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
05:15, 2019-05-29

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
11:01, 2019-07-13

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
20:45, 2019-07-17

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
08:15, 2019-07-13

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency and warned residents to be wary of new tremors on Saturday, after the southern part of the state was hit by a second significan...
20:30, 2019-07-06

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
10:00, 2019-07-13

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
21:30, 2019-07-17

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

Pope urges Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
14:15, 2019-06-01

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
13:45, 2019-07-12

Louisiana declares state of emergency as storm develops into hurricane New Orleans is already experiencing flooding and Mississippi River is forecast to reach tops of levees by FridayLouisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency as a storm in the Gulf of Mexico was fast developing into a category 1 hurricane and spinning towards the Louisiana coast. Experts are ...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Pope urges ethnic Hungarians, Romanians to put troubles behind them Pope Francis urged ethnic Hungarians and Romanians to put their troubled past behind them on Saturday as bad weather disrupted his visit to Transylvania, forcing him to be driven for hours on winding mountain roads....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Pope urges end to 'culture of insults' in Pentecost message Social media fosters a "culture of insults," Pope Francis has told Sunday Pentecost churchgoers in Rome. In Berlin, Protestant bishop Markus Droge warned against propagators of lies intent on "undermining" democracy....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
07:30, 2019-06-29

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
00:45, 2019-05-22

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
21:45, 2019-07-17

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican State on Saturday, either as a tropical depressio...
23:15, 2019-07-10

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over its spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) d...
00:00, 2019-07-18

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations....
13:15, 2019-05-22

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appeal at the end of his weekly audience Wednesday, no...
12:15, 2019-05-22

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
00:30, 2019-05-31

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:15, 2019-07-12

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
22:45, 2019-06-13

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
00:45, 2019-06-29

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-07-12

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Storm Barry....
13:45, 2019-07-12

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”....
21:45, 2019-07-17

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
00:45, 2019-07-18

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation is already here. The world’s poorest people ...
18:00, 2019-06-14

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
15:30, 2019-05-21

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than everywhere else, so they’re feeling the impacts of the global fever our planet is running much quicker than the rest of us. That’s, in part, why an i...
20:30, 2019-05-24

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago...
17:15, 2019-06-19

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urged the US to act on her damning findings....
06:15, 2019-07-10

EU commission urges legal action against Italy over debt BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission is recommending that legal action be taken against the Italy because it failed to respect EU debt rules last year and looks like doing so in coming years, too. The commission made the recommendation Wednesday and EU member states must now assess the extent of ...
13:00, 2019-06-05

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real change?...
17:00, 2019-07-09

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
02:00, 2019-07-10

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Commons select committees announced the assembly on ...
00:30, 2019-06-21

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not only for us a problem, it's a problem for everybody," she said....
15:45, 2019-07-12

NATO chief urges action if Russia drops INF treaty NATO's leader has warned that Europe's security could be compromised by Russia's decision to exit a Cold War-era treaty. Russia has accused the US and its allies of stoking tensions, saying it is "ready for all options."...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
23:15, 2019-06-04

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, climate change is an emergency.Read more......
00:15, 2019-07-10

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
21:30, 2019-07-10

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across the Glastonbury site, paying tribute to indigenous people who have led the fight against global heatin...
21:30, 2019-06-27

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that, when completed, will pump 590,000 barrels of highly-polluting tar sands oil from Al...
22:15, 2019-06-19

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
15:45, 2019-06-18

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risk...
06:30, 2019-07-19

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introducing changes to bring about full professionalism....
00:15, 2019-06-30

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
11:15, 2019-06-21

In Somalia, the climate emergency is already here. The world cannot ignore it | Mustapha Tahir Increasingly severe and frequent droughts are threatening the lives of millions of Somalis. But international support is lackingThe climate emergency is wreaking havoc across the world, and it is the poorest countries that bear the brunt of the crisis. In Somalia, where I am acting country director ...
15:30, 2019-07-08

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:15, 2019-06-18

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
06:00, 2019-06-19

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government is due to publish a long-awaited report on Monday ...
16:30, 2019-06-17

The Guardian view on the climate emergency: a dangerous paralysis | Editorial The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to doThe difference between speed limits and speed cameras is that speed cameras work. They arouse fear and frustration, but they are in the end obeyed. Speed limits, on the other hand, are generally treated as moralistic e...
23:30, 2019-07-10

Daily on Energy: Oil drillers make the tricky case that they can help the ‘climate emergency’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
06:45, 2019-07-11

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
19:01, 2019-06-30

Pacific leaders urge Scott Morrison to act on climate emergency following election win Samoan and Fijian leaders say Australia must take leading role in climate battlePacific leaders have congratulated Scott Morrison on his surprise election victory but have urged him to do more to fight the climate crisis, which poses an existential threat to the region.“[Australia] has been lagging ...
05:00, 2019-05-22

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
10:15, 2019-05-30

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders are proposing to declare the climate crisis an official emergency – a significant recognition o...
22:30, 2019-07-08

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The prime minister led a session on the environment a...
14:30, 2019-06-29

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive resolution. But climate change is different, he tells ...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent action is taken to cut CO2 emissions.Francesca Os...
17:45, 2019-05-31

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world...
21:30, 2019-05-24

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The question is: what is practically possible? How can w...
16:30, 2019-07-09

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
22:30, 2019-05-21

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
02:15, 2019-07-10

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate crisis.Camden’s Citizens Assembly, convened to inte...
14:30, 2019-07-19

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
07:15, 2019-06-12

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change....
13:30, 2019-05-28

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Governments should prioritize in order to reach carbon neutrality by 2050....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green charities.Theresa May, in one of her last acts as...
10:45, 2019-06-19

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred years.“From his size and weight and general health,” ...
01:00, 2019-06-15

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
22:00, 2019-06-23

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to address employees demanding the company take action on the climate crisis at its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.About 50 members of the group ...
01:30, 2019-05-23

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
01:30, 2019-05-24

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
17:45, 2019-07-02

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands for action to stop global warming....
17:45, 2019-05-24

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
00:00, 2019-06-11

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emphasis on social justice. Critics contend that the ...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nations said in a message on Monday commemorating World Bicycle Day....
00:01, 2019-06-04

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
06:00, 2019-07-10

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
09:15, 2019-05-22

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
23:30, 2019-07-16

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
22:30, 2019-06-28

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
01:30, 2019-06-29

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.        ...
16:15, 2019-06-10

Make an Emergency Budget Before You Have to Deal With a Financial Emergency Everyone who reads this site has heard a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency fund. But when such an emergency comes along, how do you use that money wisely?...
03:30, 2019-05-30

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
01:45, 2019-07-19

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
15:30, 2019-07-17

AP source: Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press.       ...
04:45, 2019-07-17

What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou? After another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old foe....
06:00, 2019-07-01

Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane Visits are great engines for storytelling – and from Jane Austen to Ali Smith, here are some of the bestTwo of the most vivid images I carry with me from my childhood reading concern the arrival of a guest. The first is from Carmilla, the early vampire novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. I found the...
17:00, 2019-06-12

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to include a diverse range of speakers from different backgrounds and show a fair gender distribution. &ld...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
02:45, 2019-05-28

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
07:30, 2019-05-22

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush       ...
00:45, 2019-06-19

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular season and postseason. At that point, only the 1972 M...
23:45, 2019-05-22

Weather disrupts pope's second day in Romania Tens of thousands of people gathered on muddy slopes in Transylvania on Saturday to see Pope Francis visit one of Romania's most popular Catholic shrines as bad weather disrupted his second day in the country....
11:30, 2019-06-01

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and not the male apostles.  ...
21:30, 2019-06-19

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term...
14:15, 2019-05-25

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
16:30, 2019-05-21

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as he pays tribute to Christians killed during the communist era....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
19:45, 2019-05-25

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a message of forgiveness. Francis reached out to th...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Vatican says China intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican asked China's communist government on Friday to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
14:30, 2019-06-28

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar tragedies....
16:30, 2019-07-07

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
00:01, 2019-05-29

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
21:45, 2019-07-06

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches. The Vatican confirmed the July 4 a...
11:00, 2019-06-06

Pope warns oil execs of need for "rapid" energy transition Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a "radical energy transition" to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet....
16:15, 2019-06-14

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Its words are memorised by Christian children all over the world and repeated at almost every act of Christian worship: “Our Father, who art in heaven….”Now Pope Francis has risked the wrath of traditionalists by approving a chan...
01:01, 2019-06-07

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
17:45, 2019-06-14

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
14:45, 2019-06-13

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
23:15, 2019-05-25

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast day of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Rome’s patron saints. The pope encouraged humility among ...
15:30, 2019-06-29

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first trip by a pope to Russia....
05:15, 2019-07-04

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

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
19:45, 2019-07-23

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
18:15, 2019-07-06

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day after POLITICO reported that the anti-tax Club for Gro...
09:30, 2019-05-26

Report: Lakers bring back Caldwell-Pope, McGee After missing out on Kawhi Leonard but landing Danny Green, the Los Angeles Lakers moved early Saturday to re-sign Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and JaVale McGee to help fill out their roster, according to ESPN's Ramona Shelburne....
18:15, 2019-07-06

Baroque feminist, pope’s lover … the woman behind a lost Velázquez Donna Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj rose to the heights in the Vatican. Now a work by Velázquez, unseen since 1724, is set to fetch millions at Sotheby’sFor almost 300 years, it was thought lost or destroyed. But now a portrait of one of history’s most formidable women by one of the world’s greatest ...
12:00, 2019-06-23

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
15:15, 2019-05-21

Pope laments current “culture of insults,” church propaganda VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media, the less social we are becoming.” He w...
14:15, 2019-06-09

Riskiest Red Carpet Looks at the 2019 CMT Awards: Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn & More It takes a bold look to truly stand out on the red carpet. At the 2019 CMT Music Awards, stars like Meghan Linsey, Leon Bridges and Lindsay Ell are making big impressions with their red......
16:00, 2019-06-06

Pope sets date for sainthood ceremony for Cardinal Newman VATICAN CITY (AP) — A prominent Anglican convert, John Henry Newman, who later became a Catholic cardinal and was hailed by the Vatican for improving relations between religions, will be made a saint in October. Pope Francis on Monday decreed that his canonization ceremony be held on Oct. 13. The Ho...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn’t confront challenges VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don’t reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers. Francis appealed for prayers and hope that Europe not be “beaten by pessimism and ideolo...
00:00, 2019-06-03

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
14:00, 2019-06-16

Putin to meet with the pope and Kremlin-friendly politicians in Rome But the Italian government hasn’t dramatically broken from policies favored by Washington and other European capitals, as was expected of the new populist leaders....
01:30, 2019-07-03

Rains force pope to change Romania travel plans Pope Francis has arrived in Transylvania to visit Romania's most famous shrine on a day of rain-soaked travel to meet with the country's far-flung Catholic communities....
15:15, 2019-06-01

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
22:00, 2019-06-03

Vatican omitted part of pope’s crucial quote about McCarrick The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick...
10:45, 2019-05-29

Pope warns EU risks future if it doesn't confront challenges Pope Francis is warning that the Europe Union risks losing its influence and very essence as a unified bloc if political leaders don't reawaken the dreams of its founding fathers....
23:00, 2019-06-02

Pope to beatify 7 Romanian martyrs in deeply symbolic Mass Pope Francis is paying homage to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania's communist regime as he beatifies seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country....
10:01, 2019-06-02

Pope pleas for European unity, says ideologies threaten its existence Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday, saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc....
22:15, 2019-06-02

Pope defends migrants after clashes between Italy and rescue ships Pope Francis said on Monday that "no one is exempt" from helping migrants, in an indirect rebuke of Italy's hardline interior minister Matteo Salvini who has tried to shut the country's ports to non-governmental migrant rescue ships....
17:00, 2019-07-08

15-Year-Old Hit, Killed On Pope Lick Train Trestle Identified LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE 3) – A 15-year-old girl hit and killed by a train while walking along the Pope Lick train trestle has been identified. The incident happened on May 26. According to WAVE 3 News, Savannah Bright and another girl were walking on the tracks when a train approached and were n...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
02:45, 2019-06-13

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck. Francis traveled Sunday to the town of ...
14:00, 2019-06-16

Pope warns of divisive ideologies in homage to Communist-era martyrs Pope Francis warned against any new ideological attempt to sow fear or division in society on Sunday as he paid tribute to Christians in Romania killed or persecuted under Communism....
14:15, 2019-06-02

Pope asks forgiveness for historical mistreatment of Roma people Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
16:00, 2019-06-02

Pope offers Chinese clergy way to register with civil agency The Vatican is telling Catholic priests and bishops in China they can register as required by authorities while still professing loyalty to Pope Francis...
15:45, 2019-06-28

War Stories: Lucas Pope and what almost sank Return of the Obra Dinn Video shot and edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. Lucas Pope is an important name in modern gaming—not only did he help bring us Uncharted and Uncharted 2, but he's also responsible for the indie smash hit Papers, Please, which managed to pack a surprising amount of storytelling ...
01:15, 2019-05-22

Jay Bruce declares his Phillies trade: ‘It’s bittersweet’ Jay Bruce’s season has taken another turn — one that will bring him back to the NL East as a Mets’ foe. The former Amazin’ outfielder says he has been traded from the Seattle Mariners to the Philadelphia Phillies, a deal that will cost the the NL East leaders just $2.75 milli...
22:45, 2019-06-02

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is ousted from power....
22:00, 2019-06-03

Tobin Heath Declares War On Sweden, Wins It’s truly a crime that we missed out on 90 minutes of Tobin Heath in the U.S.’s last game against Chile, but today against Sweden, the magical American winger came back with a vengeance. In the 50th minute, Heath’s deadly feet took on an overmatched opponent in Sweden defender Jonna Andersson and o...
02:15, 2019-06-21

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
19:00, 2019-05-28

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Third Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Aug 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on September 24, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on S...
20:30, 2019-05-22

Girl, 15, beats Venus and declares: I want to be the greatest Coco Gauff, 15, proclaimed she wanted to be the 'greatest' after beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon but three other younger players with big reputations, Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev, all lost on day one....
04:30, 2019-07-02

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:00, 2019-07-15

Malawi’s Mutharika sworn in, declares ‘I am not dead!’ BLANTYRE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities. The 78-year-old Mutharika began his acceptance speech by declaring “I am not dead!” to address persiste...
17:00, 2019-05-28

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Putin To Visit Pope In July, Likely To Pave Way For Papal Trip To Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Pope Francis next month, the Vatican said on Thursday, an encounter that could help pave the way for an historic papal trip to Russia....
12:45, 2019-06-06

Vatican omitted part of pope’s remarks about sex abuse priest McCarrick VATICAN CITY — The Vatican communications office released only a partial transcript of Pope Francis’ comments about what he knew of disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, omitting his claim that he didn’t remember if he had been told in 2013 of McCarrick’s penchant for sleeping ...
12:45, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
15:00, 2019-06-30

Pope visits Romania 20 years after John Paul’s historic trip Pope Francis is heading to Romania for a three-day, cross-country pilgrimage that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country...
07:15, 2019-05-31

Pope to canonize British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman Cardinal John Henry Newman, one of the most influential and controversial Christian figures of the 19th century and a leading Anglican before converting to Catholicism, will be made a saint, the Vatican said on Monday....
17:30, 2019-07-01

Pope braves rain-soaked mountain roads for Transylvania Mass Pope Francis braved a rain-soaked, twisting drive through the mountains of Transylvania on Saturday to visit Romania’s most famous shrine, urging Romanians and ethnic Hungarians to work together for their future...
03:15, 2019-06-02

Pope Asks Roma People To Forgive Catholic Church's "Discrimination" Pope Francis on Sunday asked forgiveness in the name of the Catholic Church for the mistreatment of the Roma people, a move likely to increase tensions with Italy's anti-immigrant Interior Minister......
16:15, 2019-06-02

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
18:15, 2019-07-04

Pope says assisted suicide is ‘defeat for all’ after Dutch teen Noa Pothoven’s death Pope Francis condemned assisted suicide as a “defeat for all” after a mentally-tormented Dutch teen starved herself to death with consent from doctors and her parents. Noa Pothoven, 17, was allowed to die Sunday in a hospital bed at her parent’s Arnhem home — where her parent...
16:00, 2019-06-06

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George would be joining the Clippers as well as Anthon...
16:45, 2019-07-08

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on March 22, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 1, 2013....
16:45, 2019-05-22

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
22:45, 2019-06-11

The Latest: Trump declares major disaster in Oklahoma LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): 12 p.m. President Donald Trump has declared a major disaster in three Oklahoma counties that have been devastated by flooding, tornadoes and other severe storms. The declaration allows federal assistance for Muskogee, Tul...
20:00, 2019-06-02

EU court declares Germany’s highway tolls illegal BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice has ruled that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries. The Luxembourg court’s ruling Tuesday means Germany will have to drop or revise its highway toll system. The case was brou...
13:15, 2019-06-18

Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit Deontay Wilder has no sympathy for Anthony Joshua in today's Boxing News at Five The post Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit appeared first on Boxing News....
03:45, 2019-06-04

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
10:45, 2019-07-16

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on December 24, 2010 to stockholders of record at the close of business on De...
20:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 19, 2016 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on June 17, 2016, to common stockholders of record on June 3, 2016....
07:15, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable on June 22, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 1, 2012. (Logo: ht...
16:45, 2019-05-22

US declares Pakistan Baluchi separatists terrorist group The United States has declared Pakistan’s separatist Baluchistan Liberation Army organization a terrorist group and says it will seek to deny it resources for planning and carrying out attacks...
08:00, 2019-07-03

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on June 20, 2014 to the unrestricted common stockholders of record on May 30, 2014....
15:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 18, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2017. The second-quarter dividend is payable on June 16, 2017, to common stockholde...
03:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable on March 23, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 2, 2012. (Logo: ht...
18:00, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – April 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on June 19, 2015, to the unrestricted common stockholders of record on May 29, 2015....
13:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Second Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on June 24, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on June 3, 2011. (Logo: http://p...
18:00, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – February 4, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on March 20, 2015, to the unrestricted common stockholders of record on February 27, 2015....
13:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on March 21, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on February 28, 2014....
15:30, 2019-05-22

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,” Trump declared during a hastily arranged news co...
21:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2017. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Optio...
03:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares First Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on March 25, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on March 4, 2011. (Logo: htt...
20:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on June 21, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2013. (Logo: http:...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Cyprus declares 3 days of mourning for deceased ex-president NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government has declared a three-day period of mourning for the east Mediterranean island’s former president, Dimitris Christofias, who died at the age of 72. Government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said Saturday that Christofias’ funeral will be held w...
14:00, 2019-06-22

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
14:15, 2019-06-30

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
22:30, 2019-06-14

Pope denies prior knowledge of now expelled U.S. cardinal McCarrick's sexual misconduct Pope Francis has denied he knew about sexual misconduct by former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick before the start of Church investigations that found him guilty....
02:45, 2019-05-29

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – February 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2019. The first-quarter 2019 di...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak declares run for president in surprise announcement In an already-crowded primary field, former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak became the latest Democratic candidate to wade into the race for the presidency, announcing his candidacy in a video posted to his website Sunday morning....
07:15, 2019-06-24

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, IL -- October 29, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on December 19, 2014, to the unrestricted common stockholders of record on November 28, 2014....
13:45, 2019-05-22

Iran declares it will enrich uranium beyond limits of nuclear deal ​Iran said it will enrich uranium beyond the limits set in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers on Sunday, a move that could endanger the pact and result in new sanctions against the Islamic Republic. ​ ​​”We are fully prepared to enrich uranium at any level and with any amount,​” ​said Behrouz K...
16:00, 2019-07-07

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable on December 23, 2011, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 2, 2011. (Logo:...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2019. The second-quarter 2019 dividend is...
22:45, 2019-05-21

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
17:30, 2019-07-06

Bolsonaro declares 'the Amazon is ours' and calls deforestation data 'lies' Far-right president said Brazil is open to partnerships exploiting biodiversity and mining in a conversation with journalistsThe Amazon belongs to Brazil and European countries can mind their own business because they have already destroyed their own environment, said Brazil’s far-right president Ja...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Mauritania government declares victory for ruling party candidate Mauritania's government, which has positioned itself as an ally of the West against Islamist militants, declared victory on Sunday in the country's presidential election but opposition candidates said they could contest the results....
18:30, 2019-06-23

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on December 20, 2013, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 29, 2013. (...
15:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on December 21, 2012, to stockholders of record at the close of business on November 30, 2012....
16:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend Of $0.75 Per Share CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2012 to stockholders of record on December 21, 2012. (Logo: http://p...
16:45, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – October 28, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on December 18, 2015, to the unrestricted common stockholders of record on December 4, 2015....
07:15, 2019-05-22

A ‘strong and united Europe’ has never been more needed, declares UN chief Guterres With the post-world war international institutions eroded and under threat, a “strong and united Europe” standing alongside the United Nations, has never been more essential, said UN chief António Guterres in Germany on Thursday....
17:00, 2019-05-30

New York Times opinion team declares America isn’t so great: ‘We’re just OK’ The New York Times opinion team got an early start on celebrating Independence Day, declaring that America is “just OK” with a video that argues the United States is only great if you’re wealthy....
21:45, 2019-07-02

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – May 17, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2018. The second-quarter 2...
22:45, 2019-05-21

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – July 28, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2017, representing an 8 percent increase compared with the prior quarter’s divid...
02:30, 2019-05-22

ESPN’s Todd McShay cryptically declares Jets candidacy: ‘I’m one of them’ As the seat beneath Mike Maccagnan suddenly heated up around the NFL draft, Joe Douglas purportedly began reaching out to prospective employees in case he ended up filling the Jets’ GM job. Turns out Todd McShay may have been contacted. The popular ESPN football analyst cryptically declared th...
22:45, 2019-06-08

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2016. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Chicago Board Opti...
03:30, 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2016 Dividend CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared an increased dividend of $0.25 per share for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 9 percent increase compared to the prior quarter’s dividend of $0.23 per share......
07:15, 2019-05-22

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – February 15, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2018. The first-quarte...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Modi declares victory in India elections as opposition concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
14:15, 2019-05-24

California city declares itself a gun 'sanctuary' in rebuke to liberal laws Needles city council voted to ask state legislature to allow gun owners from other states to carry registered firearms in townA small California city has voted to declare itself a “second amendment sanctuary” city, in a rebuke to the state’s strict policies on gun control.The city council of Needles...
14:45, 2019-07-17

Shinzo Abe declares victory in Japan election but fails to win super majority Shinzo Abe has declared victory in Japan's national elections, with early polls indicating his party has won a majority of seats in the upper house of Parliament....
09:15, 2019-07-22

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court of appeal declares Ruling prompts government to suspend new arms sales to Saudi Arabia while it urgently reviews its processesLong read: the UK’s true role in Yemen’s deadly warBritish arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been declared unlawful by the court of appeal because ministers failed to properly assess their contri...
16:45, 2019-06-20

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Sudan's army rulers end talks as opposition declares 'escalation of revolution' Sudan is lurching closer to a vicious cycle of violence as miltiary rulers and protesters harden their positions. The opposition has vowed to topple the military council after at least 30 protesters were killed....
06:15, 2019-06-04

Cboe Global Markets Declares Fourth-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO – October 27, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2017....
02:30, 2019-05-22

Modi declares victory in India elections as Congress Party concedes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was poised for a landslide victory in the country's general elections, early results showed on Thursday, defying expectations of even his own party to win a second term in office....
16:15, 2019-05-23

Cboe Global Markets Declares Fourth-Quarter 2018 Dividend CHICAGO – October 30, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2018. The fourth-quarter 2018 dividen...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Alaska officials walk out of session after speaker declares, ‘Hail Satan’ A Satanic Temple member who won the right to deliver an invocation at an Alaska government meeting prompted a walkout by a dozen attendees and borough officials when she declared, “Hail Satan.” About 40 people protested outside the meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly — which kicked off w...
19:00, 2019-06-21

US declares China's religious persecution 'the stain of the century' as Beijing fumes President Trump’s administration hammered China over the repression of Uighur Muslims and other religious minorities for the second day in a row, at a forum that has Beijing’s communist rulers fuming....
09:45, 2019-07-19

Trump administration declares Title X abortion restrictions will go into effect immediately The Trump administration announced Monday that taxpayer-funded family planning clinics are prohibited from referring women to abortion providers as a part of the family planning program Title X....
11:15, 2019-07-16

Juan Guaido declares 'final phase' of operation to topple Venezuela's Maduro Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido made his boldest attempt yet to seize power from embattled President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday morning, announcing an uprising alongside a group of soldiers in the capital Caracas....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched a crusade against single-use plastics as part of his new role as special envoy for the Great Barrier Reef.Entsch told Guardian Australia he was inspire...
02:30, 2019-05-28

Indian elections: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks supporters as he declares victory Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked voters for giving him a "historic mandate" after his Hindu nationalist party was expected to clinch a landslide election victory....
22:30, 2019-05-23

Warren declares 'I'm with Bernie' on healthcare as Democrats spar over whether to abolish private insurance Elizabeth Warren broke with most Democrats on the primary debate stage Wednesday night in saying that she did not want to keep private insurers in business. Instead, she said, she was "with Bernie" Sanders in backing a proposal known as "Medicare for all," which would enroll everyone in the U.S. in ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in response to a court ruling....
23:15, 2019-07-03

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Dividend And Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.50 per share of common stock. The special dividend will be paid on January 17, 2014 to stockholders of record at the close of business on ...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Judge declares mistrial in Kellen Winslow II rape trial; guilty on 3 counts A California judge declared a mistrial on eight charges, one day after a jury found former NFL player Kellen Winslow II guilty of rape, indecent exposure and misdemeanor lewd conduct charges....
05:45, 2019-06-12

‘Vaccines are safe’ and save lives, UNICEF declares, launching new #VaccinesWork campaign Amid a surge in outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases such as measles, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) announced on Thursday a new social media campaign, emphasizing that “vaccines are safe, and they save lives”....
15:45, 2019-05-21

New malaria vaccine trial in Malawi marks ‘an innovation milestone', declares UN health agency A new vaccine against deadly malaria which has been 30 years in development, was made available for the first time to infants in Malawi on Tuesday, marking an “innovation milestone”, said the World Health Organization (WHO)....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Jon Voight declares Trump 'greatest president since Abraham Lincoln' in late-night video Actor Jon Voight expressed his support for President Trump, declaring him "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln" in a two-part video message posted on Twitter on Friday night....
16:30, 2019-05-25

Tottenham star Harry Kane declares himself fit to face Liverpool in Champions League Final Harry Kane has handed Tottenham a major boost ahead of the Champions League Final by telling Mauricio Pochettino he is fit to start against Liverpool....
19:30, 2019-05-27

Milwaukee County Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Will More Cities Follow Suit? In what’s being touted as an important first step in addressing decades of race-based inequality, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele signed a resolution Monday declaring racism a public health crisis....
21:15, 2019-05-21

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few days on a synagogue in California, and a church in...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election ISTANBUL (AP) — Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election. The post Opposition candidate declares second victory in Istanbul mayor’s race, says democracy prevailed in rerun election appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:15, 2019-06-23

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2016 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share and increased its share repurchase authorization by $100 million. Additionally, CBOE Holdings' Board of Directors has also authorized the co...
07:15, 2019-05-22

Kremlin refuses to reveal details about fatal Russian submarine fire, declares it 'state secret' Two days after a mysterious fire aboard a Russian submersibles killed 14 people, little details have emerged as the Kremlin continued Wednesday to shroud the incident in secrecy.  ...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Social, cultural diversity ‘an enormous richness, not a threat’ Guterres declares calling on investment for a harmonious future Like a well-tuned orchestra, successful modern societies have a balance of diversity and culture, that is a source of “enormous richness, not a threat” said the UN chief on Monday, speaking alongside UN Messenger of Peace, acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma in the Austrian capital, Vienna. ...
20:45, 2019-05-27

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
20:15, 2019-07-08

Emergency officials still don’t know why 911 failed TUCSON – Communications officials still do not know why the 911 system failed across Pima County on Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m. Tucson’s 911 system went down for about 90 minutes. Other departments had similar outages. Chris Conger is the Tucson Public Safety Communications Department Deputy D...
02:45, 2019-07-11

Why are so many unable to cover a $400 emergency? About 20% of households have less than $400 in their checking and savings account, based on a Federal Reserve study. Others fear paying another bill.       ...
13:00, 2019-07-22

Cboe Global Markets Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2018 Dividend; Announces Increase in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – August 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange- holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared an increased quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2018, r...
22:45, 2019-05-21

In case of emergency: The tech that might save you Look, nature is beautiful. It's fun. But it can also be unpredictable and dangerous. And while I highly encourage you to head in to the great outdoors as often as possible, you should only do so if you're prepared for an emergency. Obviously you need......
18:00, 2019-07-17

Where Trump's 'emergency power' on tariffs comes from President Donald Trump moved to use his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way this week, threatening to slap Mexico with punitive tariffs unless it slows the passage of migrants from Central America to the US....
00:30, 2019-06-01

3 times my emergency fund has saved me Without a healthy savings account, you effectively risk racking up costly debt the next time an unplanned expense comes your way.       ...
20:15, 2019-06-08

DRC Ebola epidemic is international emergency, says WHO Organisation calls for more funds as 2,512 cases are confirmed in the regionThe Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization has declared, calling for more funds and support to close it down.The second big...
08:15, 2019-07-18

NWFD uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON – The Northwest Fire District is using drones to help assist hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger drone about six months ago. “We can zoom in...
10:30, 2019-06-14

US emergency aid for Venezuela to be distributed in Colombia BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S.-supplied humanitarian aid that was earmarked for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó will now be distributed in Colombia. Colombia’s government said in a statement Thursday that it had reached the decision with the U.S. and representatives of Guaido because of...
04:00, 2019-05-31

For second year, Pope warns oil execs that 'radical energy transition' is needed to save the planet Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a transition to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to save a rapidly warming planet.       ...
17:15, 2019-06-14

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
13:15, 2019-07-19

Why are jet fighters scrambled to escort planes in an emergency? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhen an airliner with a suspected bomb on board (or in some other emergency) is escorted to its landing site by a jet fighter, what is the fighter...
20:45, 2019-07-02

'This is an emergency': the volunteers bailing out migrants from detention One woman’s story of helping a migrant by paying their bail has inspired others to offer bond money of their ownFor more than a year, Julie Sharron went quietly crazy reading news stories about migrants detained at the border, herded into detention centers, separated from their children and demonize...
10:15, 2019-07-21

| DRC Ebola outbreak an 'emergency of international concern': WHO The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern," a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics....
22:15, 2019-07-17

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an international emergency over the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has now spread to Uganda, experts said as a WHO advisory panel met on Friday....
16:45, 2019-06-14

A Man's Love of Licorice Tea Landed Him in the Emergency Room One man’s hot tea habit turned out to be much less relaxing than he hoped, according to his doctors. An 84-year-old Canadian ended up in the emergency department with a serious case of high blood pressure, headache, and chest pain, with the only likely cause of his symptoms being his two weeks strai...
14:45, 2019-05-27

Sri Lanka To Relax Emergency In A Month, Says President Sri Lanka's President announced on Monday he will allow tough emergency laws to lapse within a month because the security situation was "99 percent back to normal" following the Easter bombings....
16:30, 2019-05-27

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers on all sides alarmed. Money to care for Central American migrants arriving in the U.S. to claim asylu...
23:45, 2019-06-05

Employers Help Workers Set Up Emergency Savings Accounts Levi Strauss, SunTrust and Kroger are among firms encouraging workers to set aside funds as financial stress hurts productivity and diverts retirement funds....
12:45, 2019-06-13

Emergency EU summit on top jobs runs into trouble again A deal hatched among several key European leaders to award a former Dutch foreign minister the post of EU chief executive broke down at an emergency summit on Sunday after eastern European and center-right European leaders rejected the plan....
01:30, 2019-07-01

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
19:30, 2019-06-27

For the Third Time, W.H.O. Declines to Declare the Ebola Outbreak an Emergency Even with more than 1,400 dead, the W.H.O. says the risk of the disease spreading beyond the region remains low and declaring an emergency could have backfired....
21:15, 2019-06-14

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
14:45, 2019-06-22

2 Killed As Plane Crashes Into Building During Emergency Landing A Russian passenger plane overshot the runway, crashed into a building and caught fire at an airport in Siberia on Thursday, killing two crew members, officials said....
19:00, 2019-06-27

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an international emergency over Congo's Ebola outbreak despite its spread to Uganda this week, concluding such a declaration could cause too much economic harm....
23:00, 2019-06-14

WHO emergency committee to meet on Ebola on Friday: statement The World Health Organization will convene its emergency committee on Friday June 14 to decide whether the Ebola outbreak constitutes an international emergency, the U.N. agency said in a statement....
23:15, 2019-06-12

WHO To Hold Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads To Uganda The World Health Organization said Wednesday that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda....
02:45, 2019-06-13

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — across the entire state, officials said....
03:30, 2019-05-29

France to declare natural emergency after deadly storm The French government is to declare a natural emergency for farming areas in the southeast blasted by a fierce storm at the weekend. A German tourist was one of those killed when her caravan was hit by a tree....
00:45, 2019-06-18

WHO Unveils Plan To Tackle Global Snakebite "Emergency" The World Health Organization on Thursday unveiled a new strategy to dramatically cut deaths and injuries from snakebites, warning a dearth of antivenoms could soon spark a "public health emergency"....
19:15, 2019-05-23

Italy to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers Italy has bowed to pressure from Chinese telecoms equipment makers Huawei Technologies and ZTE and will drop emergency legislation strengthening state powers to intervene in the development of 5G services, lawmakers said on Wednesday....
21:30, 2019-07-17

Corbyn in emergency meeting over Labour antisemitism crisis Jeremy Corbyn has been forced to hold an emergency meeting of his shadow cabinet and a showdown with his MPs as the antisemitism crisis engulfing Labour threatened to spiral out of control....
02:00, 2019-07-16

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sources said Deanne Criswell, a principal at the safet...
03:15, 2019-06-05

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
20:15, 2019-06-19

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organizations....
02:45, 2019-06-15

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency By Another Month In Surprise Move A state of emergency was extended by Sri Lanka's President Saturday, going back on pledges to relax the tough laws introduced after the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people....
12:00, 2019-06-22

PM Modi Reminds People Of Emergency; Says Don't Take Democracy For Granted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reminded people of the Emergency and urged them not to take democracy "for granted", saying in day-to-day life, it is difficult to savour the joy of democratic......
11:30, 2019-06-30

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
23:30, 2019-07-02

Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people....
21:30, 2019-05-22

Mirtha Legrand recovering 'favourably' after emergency operation Legendary actress and TV presenter, who has dominated Argentina's TV screens for decades faces at least a few more days in hospital, doctor confirms....
14:32, 2019-05-21

The President’s ‘Emergency’ Tariffs on Mexican Goods, Explained The president is again going beyond his predecessors in using powers that lawmakers granted the presidency for use in exigent circumstances. This time, Republicans say they will push back....
22:00, 2019-06-06

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
05:00, 2019-06-28

Newark Airport‏ resumes flights after brief closure due to emergency New Jersey's Newark Airport briefly suspended arrivals and departures on Saturday due to an emergency, officials said, and media reports said a plane had blown out a tire during a landing....
17:30, 2019-06-29

Sri Lanka extends emergency for third month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
14:15, 2019-06-22

Iran tanker seizure: UK to hold emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is set to discuss a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
14:30, 2019-07-22

Iran tanker seizure: UK holds emergency meeting The UK's COBRA emergency committee is discussing a response to Iran's seizure of a British tanker. After talks with France and Germany, the UK said safe navigation through the Strait of Hormuz was "a top priority."...
15:15, 2019-07-22

Scott Disick Declares He's "the Greatest Leader That's Ever Lived" in New Flip It Like Disick Promo Scott Disick has a real passion for real estate. In fact, fans will get to witness this passion firsthand when Flip It Like Disick premieres Sunday, Aug. 4 on E! However, the Keeping Up......
23:30, 2019-07-03

Hong Kong leader declares extradition bill 'dead,' but protesters persist Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam declared an extradition bill 'dead' after pressure. Yet protesters remain resolute in their demands.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-09

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
16:15, 2019-06-14

North Korea claims U.S. has declared ‘state of emergency’ over Huawei North Korea criticized the Trump administration's "America first" policy and claimed the United States is trying to put an end to China's economic growth....
19:45, 2019-06-09

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars Autonomous vehicle company Cruise is testing the use of computer vision and sound detection AI to detect and respond to the presence of emergency vehicles.Read More...
19:00, 2019-06-28

All Newark landings-departures stopped briefly because of 'airport emergency' All landings and takeoffs at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport were halted for about 45 minutes Saturday morning because of an unspecified "airport emergency" involving a plane bound for Houston....
17:00, 2019-06-29

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority for Arms Sales to Saudis, U.A.E. The Trump administration invoked a rarely used provision of American arms-control laws to sidestep Congress and authorize billions of dollars in weapons sales to key Mideast allies....
04:45, 2019-05-25

Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight caused severe delays at Manchester Airport after opening the emergency exit door before the flight took off, thinking it was the toilet....
20:15, 2019-06-10

Man’s emergency foot pain caused by rare ‘hair splinter’ Anyone who’s ever suffered a paper cut or splinter knows how debilitating the hairline injury can be — so you can imagine what a nuisance a literal hairline wound would cause. A 35-year-old man from Brazil has been diagnosed with a rare “hair splinter” in his foot, a condition in w...
20:30, 2019-07-08

Emergency Management Warns Of Flash Flooding Concerns In Franklin Co. FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Franklin County Emergency Management workers are urging drivers to be careful on the roads as they are at risk for flash flooding. All of the recent rainfall caused Benson Creek to rise up, and with about four to six more inches of rain in the forecast for this week, F...
00:30, 2019-06-18

UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency....
23:45, 2019-07-16

Near-collision between U.S. and Russian warships in Pacific requires emergency maneuvers The U.S. Navy accused the Russian destroyer of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct after the incident involving the USS Chancellorsville. The Russian Pacific Fleet countered that it was the U.S. vessel that had engaged in dangerous maneuvering, Russia’s Interfax news agency reported....
03:15, 2019-06-08

China finds armyworms in 18 provinces, recommends pesticides for emergency use China has recommended the use of pesticides to fight against fall armyworms, as the destructive pest spreads across its vast farmlands, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday....
20:30, 2019-06-05

Fallout 76 DOWN: Server Status latest for Patch 11 emergency fix on PS4, Xbox One and PC Fallout 76 Patch 11 caused some unexpected issues in the game and it looks like Bethesda has taken the title offline to fix some of the most glaring problems - here's what you need to know....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Diverted plane makes emergency landing at Newark Airport NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United flight heading from New York to Houston diverted to Newark Liberty Airport and made an emergency landing. Inflatable slides were used to deplane passengers on the runway Saturday morning. No major injuries were reported. United said Flight 2098 heading from LaGuardia Air...
17:45, 2019-06-29

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
04:30, 2019-07-18

"Worse Than Emergency": Deve Gowda Blasts BJP Over Karnataka Crisis Janata Dal Secular chief Deve Gowda today dubbed the Karnataka political crisis as a situation that's "worse than Emergency", and attributed the resignation of 16 legislators of the ruling coalition......
19:30, 2019-07-10

Passenger opens plane emergency exit after mistaking it for bathroom A passenger aboard a Pakistani airliner couldn’t hold it in before takeoff in the UK, so she scurried to the toilet, but accidentally opened the emergency exit door – causing the slide to deploy, according to reports. Pakistan International Airlines Flight 702, which was prepared for an on-time depa...
15:45, 2019-06-10

Statement of the Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding the International Spread of Poliovirus 14 February 2017 – The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with members, advisers and invited member states at...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agen...
22:00, 2019-07-17

Pence’s plane called back to Washington over unspecified ‘emergency’ Vice President Mike Pence’s airplane was called back to Washington and a scheduled event in New Hampshire was canceled over an unspecified emergency. “Something came up that required the @VP to remain in Washington, DC. It’s no cause for alarm,” spokeswoman Alyssa Farah wrote on Tw...
18:45, 2019-07-02

Heavy rains lead Kentucky county to declare emergency MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — An eastern Kentucky county has declared a state of emergency due to damages from heavy rain and flooding. Clay County Emergency Management Director David Watson told WYMT-TV that officials knew of around $75,000 in damages to roads and bridges on Monday and there are still pla...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Red Cross emergency shelters open for those affected by Ohio tornado The American Red Cross has opened emergency shelters in Ohio after at least one tornado ripped through the region on Monday, leaving more than five million without power....
17:15, 2019-05-28

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth month after Easter bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that killed more than 250 people....
16:45, 2019-07-22

Lyft is vastly improving rider safety with in-app emergency assistance and more Ridesharing apps like Uber and Lyft can be incredibly convenient in this day and age, but unfortunately, using these services is not always 100 percent safe, as proven by multiple reports of sexual abuse in the past few years committed by improperly vetted drivers and even the shocking recent murder...
20:15, 2019-05-22

Italy targets migrant rescue ships in emergency decree Italy passed an emergency decree on Tuesday that limits the entry of ships into its territorial waters, a move aimed at curbing the activity of migrant rescue boats operated by charities....
20:45, 2019-06-11

Passengers heard loud ‘boom’ before Delta emergency landing Chaos broke out on a Delta flight to Baltimore on Monday when one of the plane’s engines failed mid-flight, causing a loud “boom” and forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing, passengers and the airline said. Some of the 148 people aboard flight 1425 said they heard the loud ...
03:45, 2019-07-10

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency after the virus spread this week to a city of 2 million people...
20:15, 2019-07-17

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
01:00, 2019-07-18

Emergency On Mumbai To Muscat Flight After Engine Failure: Report An Oman Air plane to Muscat which took off from Mumbai today was forced to return to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport after one of its engines failed, news agency ANI reported....
16:30, 2019-07-03

US-based Everbridge scores Aussie emergency alert deal The Massachusetts headquartered company has been awarded a multi-year contract to support the deployment of Australia's national early warning system....
07:15, 2019-06-18

BREAKING: FBI, Emergency Crews Respond To Possible Explosive At Bluegrass Station FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — FBI agents and emergency crews were responding Tuesday afternoon to Bluegrass Station at Avon after reports of a suspicious vehicle and possible explosive. Lexington police said its Hazardous Devices Unit was deployed to look at a suspicious vehicle. Officials sa...
21:30, 2019-06-04

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
03:15, 2019-07-18

Flights at Newark Airport grounded after plane makes emergency landing Flights at Newark Airport were grounded for three hours Saturday after a plane made an emergency landing and passengers had to be evacuated, airport officials and witnesses said. “Due to an airport emergency there are currently no arrivals nor departures from Newark Airport,” the airport...
19:00, 2019-06-29

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
12:30, 2019-05-24

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...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' survives demands for emergency halt A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected emergency bids to temporarily set aside its recent decision allowing the Trump administration to enforce a "gag rule" that could strip Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers of federal funding for family planning....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Utah-Detroit Delta flight makes emergency Wyoming landing CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Delta flight has made an emergency landing in Wyoming after instruments detected a possible fire in the plane’s cargo area. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that there were no injuries among the more than 200 passengers and crew Friday afternoon when a Delta Airbus A32...
22:30, 2019-06-15

Amber Portwood's Boyfriend Requests Emergency Custody Hearing After Arrest Amber Portwood is facing a new legal battle. Andrew Glennon is seeking custody of his and Amber's 1-year-old son, James Glennon, E! News has learned. He filed a petition for an......
05:00, 2019-07-10

Plane makes emergency landing at Newark Airport due to hydraulic issues A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
01:00, 2019-06-30

Emergency Landing By United Flight Briefly Closes Newark Airport In US A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
04:30, 2019-06-30

Mumbai Rain: Only Emergency Services To Function Today; Holiday For Rest The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said that only emergency services will remain functional in Mumbai due to the incessant rains that has affected the road traffic and railways in the city. Sixteen......
10:15, 2019-07-02

As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalize emergency aid Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms......
01:15, 2019-06-28

Danny Cipriani could make World Cup squad as emergency scrum-half • Barbarians denied access to No 10 for Sunday’s game• Cipriani could feature in England’s wider training squadDanny Cipriani is likely to feature in England’s wider World Cup training squad next month after it emerged the Barbarians were blocked from selecting him for the match at Twickenham on Sun...
03:30, 2019-05-31

Dear messy desk eaters, here’s your emergency fix for grease stains (at work) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. These days, I eat in the presence of a digital device all the goddamn time. Whether it’s breakfast in front of my computer, lunch leant over a phone, or a Deliver...
18:00, 2019-07-09

Ebola spreads in Uganda—2 deaths, 27 in contact—as WHO calls emergency meeting Enlarge / A health worker puts on protective gear as he prepares to screen travelers at the Mpondwe Health Screening Facility in the Ugandan border town of Mpondwe as they cross over from the Democratic Republic of Congo, on June 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Isaac Kasamani) Local and international ...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Airline passenger accidentally opens emergency exit while searching for the toilet Flying can be pretty stressful. You’ve got all your bags and whatnot, plus the snacks you grabbed in the airport terminal, a magazine or six, and you’re already a little tipsy from two hours at the airport bar… what, just me? Anyway, flying sucks, and a passenger aboard a flight f...
05:45, 2019-06-11

Plane makes emergency landing in Newark after suicide vest scare A JetBlue plane at Newark Airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a photo of a suicide vest was seen or someone wearing one was photographed by a passenger, NBC reported. The plane had been about to take off for Tampa around 7:20 a.m. when two flight attendants received the photo on their Apple...
07:15, 2019-07-14

GoAir Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad, Passengers Safe A technical glitch forced budget carrier GoAir to divert its flight from Patna to Mumbai and make an emergency landing in Aurangabad today. Nearly 158 passengers were on board, the airline said....
19:15, 2019-06-02

Passenger On Pak Airlines Flight Opens Emergency Door By Mistake: Report Over three dozen passengers aboard a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight were offloaded after one of them mistakenly opened the emergency door of the aircraft on the runway at the Manchester......
11:45, 2019-06-09

House ‘Reluctantly’ Accepts Senate Version of Emergency Border Bill (WASHINGTON) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Thursday to send President Donald Trump a bipartisan, Senate-drafted, $4.6 billion measure to care for migrant refugees detained at the southern border, capping a Washington skirmish in which die-hard liberals came out on the losing end in a...
06:45, 2019-06-28

Netherlands' emergency phone line went down -- and officials gave out the number for a newspaper instead Dutch authorities are investigating how emergency lines went down for almost four hours in the country's worst telecoms outage in living memory -- during which the number of a national newspaper was given out instead....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Pence called back to DC for unspecified emergency, cancels New Hampshire visit Vice President Pence was called back to Washington on Tuesday for what was initially described as an emergency, as he canceled a planned visit to New Hampshire. ...
18:30, 2019-07-02

British PM Theresa May To Hold Emergency Meeting On Seized Tanker In Iran Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain's emergencies committee on Monday to discuss Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
03:45, 2019-07-22

Julián Castro: 'We already pay for the healthcare of undocumented immigrants. It's called the emergency room' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro claimed during a Sunday morning interview with George Stephanopoulos that the United States already pays for the healthcare of illegal immigrants through hospital emergency rooms....
21:30, 2019-06-30

Emergency facility opens in South Texas to detain migrant teens The Carrizo Springs facility is at the site of a former camp for oilfield workers. Crews were working last week to remove mould spots and make repairs....
09:15, 2019-07-02

Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
19:30, 2019-06-29

Canadian jet makes emergency landing at Newark with possible cargo hold fire Flights in and out of Newark Liberty International Airport were briefly halted Saturday morning after a Canadian airliner made an emergency landing due to reports of smoke in the cargo hold. No one was injured, the airline said....
22:00, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump invokes emergency provision to OK Saudi, UAE arms sales President Donald Trump used emergency authority to approve nearly two dozen arms sales to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and other countries, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress on Friday....
22:15, 2019-05-24

Qatar PM To Make Rare Trip To Saudi Arabia For Emergency Summit Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia to discuss regional security, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, the highest level Qatari official to visit the kingdom during a......
21:15, 2019-05-29

Italy's government to drop emergency legislation on 5G golden powers: lawmakers The Italian government has dropped plans to pass an emergency decree strengthening its powers on deals regarding the rolling out of fifth-generation (5G) telecom services, lawmakers said on Wednesday....
18:30, 2019-07-17

Georgia QB D'Wan Mathis out of hospital following emergency surgery for brain cyst Georgia freshman QB D’Wan Mathis was released from the hospital Monday after undergoing emergency surgery for a potentially life-threatening brain cyst.        ...
23:15, 2019-05-28

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
06:30, 2019-05-25

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
18:45, 2019-05-24

2 Dead After Russian Plane Makes Emergency Landing, Overshoots Runway Two people were killed and seven injured when an Antonov An-24 passenger plane made an emergency landing on Thursday at an airport in Russia's Buryatia region in Siberia, the area's emergency......
19:00, 2019-06-27

Australian interest rates head for 1% as emergency measures loom for economy RBA governor drops strong hint of fresh cuts to 1.25% cash rate while experts say US-style quantitative easing is on the cardsInterest rates are heading for unprecedented lows below 1% and the Reserve Bank could even be forced into extraordinary measures such as money printing to stimulate the strug...
20:00, 2019-06-21

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
16:00, 2019-07-18

Emergency Crews On Scene Of Large Sewer Leak In Scott County SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Emergency crews are responding to a large sewer leak in Scott County. The Georgetown/Scott County Emergency Manager Director posted on Facebook that a sewer main break has released an estimated 100,000 gallons of sewage into Elkhorn Creek. Reportedly water access w...
09:15, 2019-05-26

IndiGo Flight Makes Emergency Landing As Man Tries To Open Plane's Door A Guwahati-bound flight from Hyderabad made an emergency landing at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar on Sunday after a passenger allegedly indulged in "unruly" behaviour on board....
23:45, 2019-06-23

Brexit news: UK 'will face consequences' for leaving with no-deal, declares Michel Barnier ahead of crunch Commons vote MPs set for a showdown today over moves to prevent a no-deal Brexit Office for Budget Responsibility also expected to announce that a no-deal would force Britain into a recession...
12:15, 2019-07-18

Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Jalopnik New York Has a Supervillain Pulling Emergency Brakes and Destroying Subway Commutes | io9 8 Questions Game of Thrones Will Never Answer | Kotaku The Problem With Names In Japanese And In English | Vitals Go Ahead and Eat Lunch at 11 a.m. | The Takeout Snarky brand responses to Kim Kardashia...
17:00, 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
17:45, 2019-06-29

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was headed to Florida on medical emergency The Bahamian helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others, was headed to Fort Lauderdale for a guest’s medical emergency when it went down, according to a report. Relatives called authorities when the chopper failed to reach Florida, where it ...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.On Friday, the US district judg...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Scary video shows Delta plane engine malfunction before emergency landing In a terrifying incident on Monday, a Delta airplane was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines malfunctioned mid-flight. The crew was able to safely land the plane with its 148 passengers, all of whom made it home without a scratch. Now all that’s left is a gnarly video of the...
21:00, 2019-07-10

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
19:00, 2019-07-12

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
17:45, 2019-07-10

Video Captures Delta Air Lines MD-88 Engine Failing Mid-Flight Before Emergency Landing There are many things that one never wants to see out a plane window, and this is definitely one of them. In a video posted to Twitter by user Logan Webb, one of Delta Flight 1425's engines can be seen with what appears to be its spinner completely detached and rattling around in the inlet, all ...
12:45, 2019-07-10

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
12:45, 2019-05-25

London-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Fire In Cabin: Report A Virgin Atlantic flight en route London from New York made an emergency landing in Boston after a small fire broke out in the first class cabin on Thursday night....
12:00, 2019-07-05

Emergency room doctors say it’s not always that easy to detect heat exhaustion and dehydration in children (NBC News) Emergency room physician Dr. Shabana Walia says heat exhaustion is the most common illness that comes into the ER every summer, and it’s not always easy to realize when it’s happening to you. She says before you ever go outside, make sure you’re getting plenty of water e...
12:45, 2019-06-28

Virgin Atlantic flight makes emergency landing in Boston after fire on board Flight 138 from New York to London landed at Logan international after a suspected blaze in a passenger seatA fire aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight headed to London has forced the plane to make an emergency landing in Boston.Massachusetts state police said that the crew extinguished the fire on board...
06:15, 2019-07-05

US Senate Seeks To Block Trump's Emergency Arms Deals Benefiting Saudi The Senate Foreign Relations Committee's top Democrat and a close congressional ally of President Donald Trump are teaming up to try to block 22 arms deals largely benefiting Saudi Arabia, a move that......
08:15, 2019-06-05

Israel Airport On High Alert After Plane Makes Emergency Landing: Report Authorities at Israel's Ben Gurion Airport declared an emergency level 3 situation as a Boeing 737 with a blown wheel made an emergency landing here on Monday afternoon....
00:00, 2019-07-02

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
11:15, 2019-06-05

The Division 2 Server Maintenance Downtime Update: Emergency fix before FREE Game Weekend The Division 2’s servers due to go down this morning for Emergency Maintenance – but how long is The Division 2 down today? Here's everything you need to know about today's scheduled downtime...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Emergency Management Officials Close To Reopening Access To Elkhorn Creek Areas SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– In Scott County, Emergency Management officials said they’re close to opening up some popular fishing, boating, and swimming spots after a sewage spill in the Elkhorn Creek. Jennifer Brown said she visited Scott County Park on Memorial Day since her favorite f...
22:15, 2019-05-27

Oracle issues emergency update to patch actively exploited WebLogic flaw Enlarge / Security team KnownSec404 proof-of-concept image, showing an instance of Windows Calculator being run on the remote WebLogic server. (credit: KnownSec 404) Oracle on Tuesday published an out-of-band update patching a critical code-execution vulnerability in its WebLogic server after rese...
11:30, 2019-06-20

David Coon tries and fails at declaring emergency debate on Glyphosate as N.B. Legislature rises Glyphosate has been classified as a probable carcinogenic by the World Health Organization and the spraying of the herbicide has been banned in neighboring Quebec....
00:30, 2019-06-15

UPDATE 4-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
07:30, 2019-06-30

Iraq opposes final statement from Arab leaders' emergency meeting: live TV Iraq opposed on Friday a final statement released by Arab countries that were gathered for an emergency meeting in Saudi Arabia, which condemned Iran's "interference" in other countries' affairs, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said in a speech broadcast live on television....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Trump's Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal experts U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers....
03:00, 2019-06-01

| WATCH: WHO stops short of declaring latest Ebola outbreak a global emergency The World Health OrganiSation (WHO) determined for the third time that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is not a "public health emergency of international concern"....
15:01, 2019-06-15

Senators Say the Trump Administration Will Use an ‘Emergency Declaration’ to Sell Arms to Saudi Arabia (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it is invoking a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, two Democratic senators said. The administration is issuing an emergency declaration that will allow it t...
21:30, 2019-05-24

Former DHS official on CBP declaring 'full-blown' border emergency: Authorities at point of 'desperation' The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection declared Wednesday that there is a "full-blown emergency" at the southern border, as the number of migrants apprehended skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade. ...
19:00, 2019-06-06

9th Circuit blocks emergency funding for border wall, as White House vows appeal The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a freeze on Pentagon money that the Trump administration sought to repurpose to build a border wall with Mexico, prompting the White House to promise an immediate appeal....
06:30, 2019-07-04

Ebola emergency meeting to go ahead as UNICEF warns of higher risk to very youngest children Ahead of a key expert meeting conevned by the United Nations to decide whether to declare the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an international health emergency, the UN Children’s Fund UNICEF warned that the epidemic “is infecting more children” than earlier outbr...
17:30, 2019-07-16