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UN says 10 peacekeepers wounded by mine in northern Mali

The United Nations says 10 U.N. peacekeepers were injured, four seriously, when a vehicle hit a mine during an operation outside Kidal city in northern Mali...

UN says 10 peacekeepers wounded by mine in northern Mali

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UPDATED: Guterres condemns armed attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilization Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres. ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

UN chief of peace operations honours fallen Chadian ‘blue helmets’ serving in northern Mali After 10 Chadian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations mission in Mali (MINUSMA) were killed in a terrorist attack on 20 January, the UN chief of peace operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, went to N’Djamena, the capital of Chad, to pay tribute to them on Monday in a ceremony organised by the Gove...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Another wildfire in northern Alberta puts County of Northern Lights on evacuation alert Extremely dry conditions, winds and the advancement of the Notikewin Wildfire lead to residents of another part of northern Alberta being put on evacuation alert Tuesday evening....
02:30, 2019-05-29

UN puts brakes on peacekeepers’ pullout from Sudan’s Darfur The U.N. Security Council has voted to put the brakes on the withdrawal of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan’s vast western Darfur region as the country deals with a political crisis...
05:00, 2019-06-28

UN honours peacekeepers who ‘paid the ultimate price’, for the sake of others Ever since the UN deployed the first of its 72 peacekeeping missions back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have lost their lives, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Friday, at a wreath laying ceremony in honour of those “brave men and women” who serve....
19:15, 2019-05-24

Friday’s Daily Brief: Honouring fallen peacekeepers, action against gender-based violence; LGBT rights in Kenya, Rohingya water crisis Friday's main stories include: Honouring UN peacekeepers; landmark conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence in crises; Kenya upholds LGBT ban; UNICEF’s plea for Afghani children; Brazil’s bid to compensate tobacco smokers; Water shortages in Bangladesh...
00:30, 2019-05-25

| 38 killed in attacks on Mali villages Thirty-eight people have been killed and many others wounded in attacks on two ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali, the government has said, in the latest in a cycle of violence in the volatile Sahel country....
13:30, 2019-06-19

Mali: 'Worse than anything we’ve seen in living memory' The conflict between the Dogon and Fulani ethnic groups over resources in Mali has been exacerbated by climate change, population growth, an absentee state and Islamism. The result is a rapidly rising death toll....
01:30, 2019-06-12

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
15:30, 2019-06-13

Mali: Nearly 100 die in attack on Dogon village About 100 Malians have been killed in an overnight attack on an ethnic Dogon village, officials say. Fighting between Dogon hunters and Fulani herders has intensified in recent months....
16:30, 2019-06-10

| 95 killed in attack on central Mali village Ninety-five people in a central Malian village inhabited by the Dogon community have been killed by gunmen in an overnight attack, a local official and a security source said....
02:45, 2019-06-11

At least 95 dead after assailants raid Mali village Assailants raided a central Mali village early Monday, killing at least 95 people in the latest massacre in a growing ethnic conflict that has been enflamed by Islamic extremists, government officials said....
03:45, 2019-06-11

Mali: 23 dead in attacks on Fulani communities Armed attacks on Fulani communities in central Mali have left 23 dead. The rivalry between Fulani herders and Dogon farmers has escalated in recent years with the rising presence of armed Islamist groups....
22:45, 2019-07-01

Mali massacre victims included 24 children: PM Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said during a visit to the crime scene on Tuesday....
04:30, 2019-06-12

At least 95 killed in central Mali village attack Attackers believed to belong to the Fulani ethnic group raided a rival Dogon village in central Mali overnight, killing at least 95 people and burning houses to the ground, local and government officials said on Monday....
18:45, 2019-06-10

Gunmen kill 41 people in central Mali: mayor Unidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor said on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-18

Gunmen kill 38 people in Mali sectarian attack Unknown gunmen opened fire on two Mali villages Monday, killing at least 38 people, 10 days after 35 people were massacred in a similar attack, the government said Tuesday....
08:15, 2019-06-19

Canada’s peacekeeping mission in Mali extended into August The Canadian Forces' peacekeeping mission in Mali is going to last a little longer than previously planned - but not as long as the United Nations hoped....
01:45, 2019-06-15

| Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Nearly 100 people were killed in a gruesome overnight attack on a village in central Mali, in the latest violence to strike the fragile region, authorities have said....
11:00, 2019-06-11

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
02:15, 2019-07-22

38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A pair of attacks on ethnic Dogon villages in central Mali has left at least 38 people dead in the latest intercommunal violence to destabilize the troubled area near Burkina Faso, authorities said Wednesday. It was the second time this month that Dogon villages have come under a...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar. Authorities say police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside a bar in the 300 block of Brunswick Avenue. Arriving officers found several victims in and around the uni...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Mali attack: gunmen on motorbikes kill at least 41 people in two villages Attacks on the villages of Yoro and Gangafani 2 compound a dire security situation in central MaliUnidentified gunmen on motorbikes attacked two villages in central Mali, killing at least 41 people in a part of the country where ethnic reprisal attacks have surged in recent months, a local mayor sai...
01:30, 2019-06-19

Attack on Mali Fulani village kills 23: local mayor At least 23 people are dead and 300 missing after an attack on Sunday on a village of Fulani herders in central Mali where communal violence has surged in recent months, a local mayor said....
17:30, 2019-07-01

Mali president visits Dogon village where dozens killed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali on Thursday visited the site of an ethnic massacre in central Mali in which gunmen killed dozens of people, vowing once again to crack down on spiraling insecurity....
02:30, 2019-06-14

UN votes to make tackling central Mali violence a priority UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to beef up the mandate of the more than 16,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali to help tackle escalating violence and re-establish government authority in the central region of the troubled West African nation. The resolution ...
18:30, 2019-06-28

| Crisis Group urges 'dialogue' between Mali government, jihadists Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group think tank suggests....
13:30, 2019-05-29

Mali peace process in a ‘critical phase’, says head of UN Mission Addressing the Security Council at UN Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, the head of the UN Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said that amid ongoing violence, including scores of civilian deaths and deadly attacks on UN peacekeepers, a critical phase of the peace process had now been reached....
00:30, 2019-06-13

FROM THE FIELD: Free tutorials in Mali, ‘a life-saver’ for Fatouma After fleeing her home in Macina, a small village in central Mali, where she was due to be forced into marriage against her will, 16-year-old Fatouma took shelter with her brother....
19:15, 2019-05-21

Kept as a sex slave: Tragic consequence of Mali's inter-tribal conflict Precious can't look me in the eye when I first say hello to her. It's not that she's shy, she's petrified. And yet she's agreed to speak to us on the condition that only myself and my cameraman, Dan, are present. Two men. It strikes me as a little odd, until we're told that her 'owner' was a woman -...
05:30, 2019-07-22

‘Address root causes’ of instability in Mali through ‘aid and support’ urges UN chief Appearing before the Security Council on Friday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said that the only way to prevent increased violence and instability in Mali is to tackle root causes such as grinding poverty; climate change and competition for resources; underdevelopment, and a fundamental lac...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali 7.07pm BST That’s all from me. Mali were excellent for 50 minutes and...
23:15, 2019-07-08

7 wounded as gunfire sprays Louisiana nightclub BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a shooting incident at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured. Local news outlets report gunfire strafed the inside and parking lot of the Stadium Ultralounge & Bar early Saturday, apparently beginning after a fight where videos ...
22:30, 2019-06-30

Police: $30,000 offered in shooting that wounded Ortiz SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Police say a suspected drug trafficker offered to pay $30,000 for the shooting that wounded baseball slugger David Ortiz, who was sitting near the intended victim. National Police spokesman Frank Félix Duran Mejía told a news conference on Sunday that the all...
22:30, 2019-06-30

David Ortiz Is Celebrated, and Now Wounded, in His Homeland Ortiz has described growing up surrounded by violence in the Dominican Republic, and he became a victim this week despite being one of the country’s most beloved figures....
16:45, 2019-06-11

4 dead, 8 wounded in church van crash in Virginia FORD, Va. — Four people have been killed and eight others have been wounded in a crash in Virginia involving a church van. News outlets report the van carrying 11 people was turning into a church parking lot off of U.S. 460 Tuesday night when it was hit by a pickup truck hauling metal. A......
09:30, 2019-05-29

Six wounded in two separate Brooklyn shootings hours apart Six people were injured – one critically – in two separate Brooklyn shootings just hours apart on Monday night, police said. Three men were struck in the first shooting at about 6:50 p.m. at a cookout outside NYCHA’s Pink Houses on Hemlock Street and Stanley Avenue in East New York, cops...
05:00, 2019-05-28

| At least 53 wounded as powerful car bomb rocks Kabul Dozens of people were wounded with fatalities feared as a powerful car bomb rocked Kabul and gunmen battled special forces in an area housing military and government buildings, officials say....
15:30, 2019-07-01

Plot that wounded Ortiz unraveled because of many mistakes SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The plot that resulted in baseball superstar David Ortiz getting shot in the back began unraveling within an hour, mostly because the hired killers made so many mistakes. That’s according to authorities in the Dominican Republic, who say the assailants ...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Six killed, 105 wounded in Taliban attack in Kabul Taliban Islamist fighters killed six people and wounded 105 others by blowing up a truck bomb at morning rush hour near an Afghan Defence Ministry compound in Kabul on Monday....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said....
17:15, 2019-07-16

95 people massacred and 19 missing in Mali village "terrorist" attack, government says Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, government officials said.        ...
00:45, 2019-06-11

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
20:15, 2019-06-28

At Least 95 People Killed During Overnight Massacre in Central Mali, Government Official Says (BAMAKO, Mali) — Unknown assailants killed at least 95 people in an ethnic Dogon village overnight in the latest massacre to destabilize central Mali, a government official said Monday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, though tensions have been high since an ethni...
18:15, 2019-06-10

At least 95 slain in Mali village amid surge in ethnic, extremist violence Nineteen others are missing, officials said Monday, as authorities continued to search for bodies. Officials said the assailants also set dwellings on fire and killed livestock....
19:15, 2019-06-10

Mali crisis worsens as hundreds of thousands flee militia attacks More than 200,000 people have been displaced since start of 2019 and about 600 killedHundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Mali, where deadly attacks on villages are destabilising an already critical situation in the country’s centre.More than 200,000 people have fled since the ...
10:45, 2019-07-11

| 23 civilians killed in central Mali villages: mayor, security source At least 23 civilians have been killed in attacks on villages in troubled central Mali by armed men, a local mayor and a Malian security source said on Monday....
05:15, 2019-07-02

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives of more than 150 people, including some 50 childr...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Restoring forests in Mali: Tree stumps could be the solution to disappearing woodlands As people fell trees to get wood for cooking, Mali's trees are disappearing at rapid speed. A reforestation expert who has been dubbed 'the forest maker' is working with farmers to restore the country's woodlands....
15:45, 2019-05-29

French, Malian forces kill 20 militants in operation: Mali army Allied French and Malian forces killed 20 militants in an operation in a part of northern Mali where Islamic State operates, a spokesman for the West African nation's military said on Sunday....
17:15, 2019-06-16

Marine Pleads Guilty to Hazing Death of Green Beret in Mali Staff Sgt. Kevin Maxwell Jr. told a military court that he and three other American commandos engaged in hazing during which the soldier was strangled....
07:15, 2019-06-07

Eleven wounded in Sudan by gunfire near sit-in -opposition committee At least 11 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Saturday, an opposition doctors’ committee said....
01:30, 2019-06-02

The Latest: Sacramento officer badly wounded by gunman SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Sacramento police officer (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A Sacramento police officer shot while responding to a report of shots fired is said to have serious injuries. Councilman Allen Warren tells the Sacramento Bee that the officer is, in his...
05:45, 2019-06-20

The Latest: 1 dead, 2 wounded in California Costco shooting CORONA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Police say a shooting inside a Southern California Costco store has killed one person and wounded two others and the suspect is in custody. The shooter opened fire Friday night at t...
09:30, 2019-06-15

2 Teens Killed, 1 Wounded In Daviess County Shooting DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WFIE) – Two teens were killed and a another was wounded in an early morning shooting in Daviess County, officials said. WFIE reports that police responded about 12:30 a.m. Sunday to reports of a shooting at a home in the 8200 block of Crisp Road in Eastern Daviess County. ...
15:45, 2019-06-01

4 killed, U.S. soldiers wounded in Kabul car bomb attack At least four people were killed and several others were wounded, including U.S. service members, Friday after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
12:45, 2019-05-31

Wounded 5-year-old is 6th child shot in St. Louis in a week ST. LOUIS (AP) — Violence in St. Louis has taken an even more disturbing turn in the past week with shootings involving six children, including four who died. The latest shooting Thursday night injured a 5-year-old girl who was in a car with another 5-year-old and three adults. The adults told polic...
17:45, 2019-06-14

U.N. Report Says 7,500 Kids Have Been Killed or Wounded in Yemen Since 2013 UNITED NATIONS — Over 7,500 children have been killed or wounded in Yemen in the last 5 1/2 years as a result of airstrikes, shelling, fighting, suicide attacks, mines and other unexploded ordnance, according to a U.N. report released Friday. The report by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sa...
19:00, 2019-06-29

At least 9 dead, 13 wounded after car bomb explodes in Somalia’s capital The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast in Mogadishu, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials....
04:45, 2019-05-23

4 police killed, 9 wounded in Mexico gang attack Four police officers were killed and seven others wounded in gang attacks in western Mexico, according to local officials, and two bystanders were being treated for wounds....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Afghan officials: 10 wounded in Kabul minibus bombing KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say 10 people were wounded when a sticky bomb attached to a minibus carrying government workers detonated in the capital of Kabul. Police spokesman Ferdus Faramarz says one of the wounded is in critical condition. Arab Haidari, from the religious affairs mi...
08:45, 2019-05-27

Two teens wounded in shooting in San Francisco-area mall At least two teen boys were shot Tuesday, two other people were wounded and two suspects were at large in the aftermath of shooting at a San Francisco-area shopping mall, causing panic among shoppers and the closure of two train stations, police said. ...
04:45, 2019-07-03

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. At least 15 people have been wounded, said ambulance worker Ahmad Zahir. The explosion occurred as the streets in the...
07:30, 2019-07-01

2 wounded in drive-by shooting at Long Island party Two people were injured when a passing driver opened fire outside a Long Island party, Suffolk County police said Sunday. The pair were attending a party at a West Parkview Drive house in Shirley at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday when a Nissan sedan drove by the bash, which had spilled onto the lawn, and...
19:45, 2019-07-07

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
08:45, 2019-06-28

12 killed, more than 150 wounded by car bomb in central Afghanistan: Officials Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed claimed responsibility for the suicide attack saying the target was the intelligence service’s compound in Ghazni....
07:45, 2019-07-08

Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say three people were killed and at least five others wounded in two different explosions in Nepal’s capital. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali says authorities are investigating the two explosions, which occurred Sunday about an hour apart in two Kathmandu neigh...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 French Interior minister Christophe Castaner says a suspect has been arrested following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week....
10:45, 2019-05-27

Violence in Mali Put an End to a Thriving Tourist Industry. Now the Government Wants to Tap Into China’s Tourism Market A dozen Chinese tourists, armed with their cameras, are capturing the sights, standing on sandstone cliffs looking over dusty plains 1500 feet below. The sky is clear: in the distance, hundreds of villages on the plains of Dogon country stretch as far as the horizon. Behind them, hardly visible, a h...
02:30, 2019-06-19

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic and was recovering in a hospital in Santo Domingo on Monday, the Red Sox said in a statement....
15:15, 2019-06-10

2 Deputies Wounded In Gunfight That Began After Man Shot At Amazon Alexa Two Florida deputies were injured in a shootout Saturday morning, which began with a girl's call for help. Her father, she said, had fired a gun at her mother's Amazon Alexa smart speaker....
14:30, 2019-06-11

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas under Syrian government control....
14:30, 2019-06-13

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
16:15, 2019-06-10

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
12:45, 2019-05-31

6 dead, more than 100 wounded in Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan’s capital The Taliban claimed the attack, which came as the insurgents were holding their latest round of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where they have a political office....
09:15, 2019-07-02

A Knife Attack in Japan Leaves 19 Wounded, One Believed Dead Authorities say one person is dead among at least 19 people — most of them children — who were injured in a knife attack in a residential district on the southern edge of Tokyo Tuesday morning. The Associated Press reports that an official with the local fire department said one person w...
04:30, 2019-05-28

1 dead, 3 including deputy wounded in East Texas shootings CLEVELAND, Texas (AP) — Police are searching for a man they say killed a woman and wounded three people, including a sheriff’s deputy, during shootings in East Texas. Authorities say that a woman was killed and two men injured Wednesday morning at a plumbing company east of Cleveland, a city o...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Turkish soldier killed, six wounded in operation in Iraq's north A Turkish soldier was killed and six wounded on Friday in an operation in northern Iraq during clashes with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Turkish defense ministry said....
16:45, 2019-07-19

French Police Have Arrested Two Suspects Over the Lyon Explosion That Wounded 13 (PARIS) — French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the first arrest on Twitter, a development later confirmed by Paris prosecutors, who han...
13:45, 2019-05-27

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of insecurity on education in Mali; and the importance of...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash after their opponents had dominated most of the game and missed a flurry of chances.Zaha, who had barely featured until then, took advantage as the Mali defence got into a terrible...
23:15, 2019-07-08

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: ending rape in war, Khashoggi, forced displacement, North Korea and Mali On Wednesday, these are the main stories: International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict; the UN independent investigator for the killing of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi presents findings which show State responsibility; in 2018, world hit record number of war-dis...
00:00, 2019-06-20

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Oregon bar sued for serving too much alcohol to man who wounded neighbor, killed his dog and a camel An Oregon bar is being sued for allegedly serving too much alcohol to a man who subsequently went on a shooting spree, wounding his neighbor, killing his dog and a camel from a nearby wildlife preserve....
05:45, 2019-07-06

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic.His father Leo Ortiz told ESPN that he was shot while at an entertainment centre in Santo Domingo on Sunday. Continue ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
01:30, 2019-05-27

Wrong-way driver shot, wounded by police on Bourbon Street in New Orleans Fearing a wrong-way driver was about to hit a group of tourists in New Orleans, police fired at the suspect Thursday night, reportedly striking him once in the abdomen....
15:00, 2019-05-31

7 dead, hundreds wounded in mass protests against military rule in Sudan At least seven people were killed and nearly 200 were wounded Sunday during massive demonstrations throughout Sudan, demanding the end of military rule....
08:30, 2019-07-01

Mastermind behind shooting that left David Ortiz wounded arrested, officials say Authorities in the Dominican Republic arrested the mastermind behind the shooting that left Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz wounded earlier this month in an apparent case of mistaken identity....
22:15, 2019-06-28

Wounded warrior hosts rock concerts, helps veterans get gym memberships TUCSON – One wounded warrior in Tucson was able to heal from his injuries through physical fitness. Now he wants to help other injured soldiers do the same. Billy Stokes says if it was not for physical fitness, he would be a different person. Stokes joined the army at a young age. Billy Stokes...
20:15, 2019-06-12

Wounded by Chemical Weapons in Iraq, Veterans Fight a Lonely Battle for Help Annette Nellis and three other airmen came forward with health issues years after they were exposed to chemicals during a training exercise. When will the military provide the recognition they were promised?...
22:45, 2019-06-27

Eight people wounded in attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport: Al-Arabiya TV Eight people were wounded in a suspected drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV said on Sunday, citing its own correspondent....
02:45, 2019-06-24

Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’ An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast. ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of wounded Gaza protesters risk limb amputation without immediate help, warns top UN official Millions of dollars in emergency funding is needed in Gaza to save the shattered limbs of some 1,700 people who have been seriously injured in demonstrations against Israel along the border fence, a top UN humanitarian official said on Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Internal battle over Purple Heart trademark leaves wounded veterans in its wake A legal battle over the rights to the Purple Heart trademark has split two sister organizations tasked by Congress with providing services and funding to veterans who were wounded in combat....
06:30, 2019-07-17

Trump congratulates Navy SEAL acquitted of killing wounded Iraqi captive In a tweet, the president said he was glad to have previously helped Edward Gallagher by intervening before trial to move him to less restrictive confinement....
18:30, 2019-07-03

'Operation Heal Our Patriots' helps wounded military couples in their married lives Dozens of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will be flown to Alaska this week as part of a week-long biblically-based marriage retreat covered by the Christian non-profit, Samaritan's Purse, "for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment."...
21:15, 2019-05-27

Republican joins Democrats to push to rescind 20 Medals of Honor for Wounded Knee Massacre Two Democrats and a Republican have introduced legislation to rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded to U.S. cavalry soldiers for their actions in the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota....
22:45, 2019-06-27

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals action in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
18:30, 2019-05-21

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief António Guterres for authorities to act fast and “bring the perpetrators to justice”....
23:00, 2019-06-10

Kansas man, 18, arrested in shooting that wounded New York Giants draft pick, killed college teammate A Kansas man was charged in the April shooting that left New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine wounded and one of the player’s teammates dead, police said Friday....
18:45, 2019-07-15

Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest. The post Saudi-led coalition says 26 people wounded as Yemen’s Houthi rebels target airport in kingdom’s southwest appeared first on L...
13:00, 2019-06-12

War Stories: How This War of Mine manipulates your emotions This video contains some minor spoilers for a non-critical location in the game. Video shot by Dawid Kurowski, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Chances are good that you already have This War of Mine in your Steam library. The side-view, survival-horror adventure game i...
18:30, 2019-05-30

| Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government....
09:45, 2019-06-19

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
13:30, 2019-07-01

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
19:15, 2019-05-21

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker The U.S. military's Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two ships suspected to have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz....
05:15, 2019-06-14

The World’s Most Controversial Coal Mine Doesn’t Add Up Adani’s Carmichael project became a hot-button issue in Australia’s recent election. It could finally be getting the go-ahead, but the math is all wrong....
02:45, 2019-05-24

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it back to Earth for investigation. Mars actually has ...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
20:45, 2019-06-27

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:15, 2019-06-27

$30K Stolen From Northern Kentucky Bakery KENTON COUNTY, Ky. (WLWT)– A Northern Kentucky woman said that she hired someone to clean the windows at her bakery and the man stole $30,000 from the business. Lluliana Contreras, the owner of Lupita’s Bakery in Crescent Springs, says that she takes pride in her hard work. She is stunne...
00:30, 2019-06-21

GoFundMe for a toilet in northern Saskatchewan Churchill River Canoe Outfitters runs camping trips in northern Saskatchewan and it's organized a GoFundMe page for a composting toilet for Barker Island....
02:45, 2019-07-11

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
04:45, 2019-07-11

Missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
10:15, 2019-07-02

Store clerk, local newspaper apologize for pushing video showing final moments of wounded police officer A Missouri store clerk has apologized after livestreaming the death of a police officer on Facebook, and a local newspaper has apologized for linking to the video....
23:15, 2019-06-27

New York Mets' Pete Alonso donating part of derby winnings to Wounded Warrior Project, Tunnel to Towers Pete Alonso has been the lone shining star in a dreadful start to the first half of the season for the New York Mets and proved that notion when he won the Home Run Derby on Monday....
20:45, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:15, 2019-06-27

Vale Mine Dams Often Lacked Stability Certificates Vale lacked stability certificates and full engineering records for several of its mine dams in Brazil—sometimes over a period of years—and is currently investigating stability issues at a complex of dams in Canada, according to disclosures by the iron-ore giant....
00:45, 2019-06-14

FBI and ICE use DMV photos as 'gold mine' for facial recognition data Cities and companies might be turning away from facial recognition, but federal agents are embracing it -- whether or not the public is fully aware of what's happening. Georgetown Law researchers and the Washington Post have discovered that FBI and I......
00:30, 2019-07-08

Adani wins one of last two permits it needs for Australia coal mine The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise's management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project....
13:45, 2019-05-31

Drone data is a digital forensics gold mine As drones become a familiar sight, they will also become a new avenue for businesses to investigate incidents and law enforcement to solve crimes.Read More...
18:00, 2019-06-03

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
17:30, 2019-07-14

Dozens killed in DRC Glencore copper mine accident At least 36 illegal miners killed by collapse in open excavation pit At least 36 illegal miners are believed to have died in a copper mine owned by Glencore in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Thursday.The miners were killed when two ‘galleries’ overlooking an open excavation pit collap...
23:30, 2019-06-27

METALS-Copper edges up after accident at Glencore mine Copper prices rose slightly on Friday, following news that dozens of artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in Congo....
05:30, 2019-06-28

Joe Theismann says Redskins' Alex Smith's leg injury 'exactly like mine' Former Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann said the leg injury Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith suffered last season was "exactly" like Theismann's career-ending injury over 30 years ago....
03:30, 2019-07-18

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
20:00, 2019-06-19

Trump's trade war is here to stay. Companies like mine will pay the price The Trump administration's escalating trade war with China has left American companies with little choice. They must either scale back their reliance on Chinese manufacturers or get comfortable with higher costs and slimmer profit margins....
02:30, 2019-06-12

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece At least six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
08:00, 2019-07-11

'Enough is enough': Mayors say Northern Rail should lose franchise The mayors of Greater Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to call for Northern Rail to be stripped of its franchise and taken over by the government as soon as possible....
21:00, 2019-05-29

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
13:15, 2019-05-26

Tainted liquor kills 6 in northern India LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say at least six villagers have died after drinking tainted liquor in northern India. Police officer Ajay Sahni says the deceased bought the liquor from a shop in in Barabanki district in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday night. They started vomiting after drinking it and we...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Russian missile explodes over northern Cyprus The leaders of the breakaway Turkish-controlled region of Cyprus said an overnight explosion appears to have been Russian in origin. One official said it most likely "fell" out of the sky on its way to another country....
10:15, 2019-07-01

Northern China damaged by rare tornado A rare tornado swept through a northern Chinese province on July 3. The storm caused damage to homes, cars and downed power lines.        ...
04:00, 2019-07-06

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
19:45, 2019-07-11

PMQs: Sherriff and May on railways in northern England A Yorkshire MP tells the prime minister her constituents can't decide which is delayed most - the Northern Powerhouse, promised by the government, or their next train....
19:15, 2019-07-17

Newborn boy rescued from Northern California dumpster STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say good Samaritans have rescued a newborn baby from inside a Northern California dumpster in scorching heat. Authorities say the baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag shortly before noon Tuesday in the city of Stockton, south of Sacramento. An apartment residen...
05:00, 2019-06-12

Longtime Division I coach to take over D-II Northern State Northern State pulled off a swap of sorts when it landed longtime Division I coach Saul Phillips to take over its men's basketball program       ...
19:45, 2019-06-11

7 months after Hash Wars, Bitmain’s BTC.com appears to mine Bitcoin SV BTC.com, the flagship mining pool of cryptocurrency firm Bitmain Technologies, appears to have started mining the Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain once again – a likely controversial move. According to multiple blockchain explorers, BTC.com has mined roughly one percent of BSV blocks over the...
16:45, 2019-07-03

Potash producer Nutrien eyes mine expansions over next decade Canada's Nutrien Ltd , the world's biggest producer of potash fertilizer, said on Tuesday that it was evaluating whether to expand its annual production capacity by 5 million tonnes after 2023, around the time that metals miner BHP Billiton is considering a move into potash....
19:30, 2019-05-28

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black and white footage shows a small barge, believed to be a Revolutionary Guard patrol boat, with at lea...
12:30, 2019-06-14

Striking miners and police clash at Chile's Chuquicamata mine Police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes on Tuesday with miners striking at Chile's giant Chuquicamata copper mine, as the workers tried to block access to a site operated by state-owned giant, Codelco....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Allows Meghalaya To Call Off Operations In Mine Tragedy Seven months after 15 people were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today allowed the state government's plea seeking its permission to call off the ongoing operation to......
19:00, 2019-07-12

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that was used in the attack is distinguishable and also ...
15:30, 2019-06-19

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build a criminal case....
16:15, 2019-06-19

Appeals court rejects challenge to PolyMet copper mine ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a request for another environmental review for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota. Environmental groups asked the appeals court to order the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a supplemental stud...
21:15, 2019-05-28

A Plan to Mine the Minnesota Wilderness Hit a Dead End. Then Trump Became President. The project’s reversal of fortunes has angered environmentalists and focused attention on an unusual connection between a Chilean billionaire and President Trump’s family....
20:15, 2019-06-27

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the protesters from the Garzweiler lignite coal mine in w...
15:45, 2019-06-23

The Latest: Climate protesters leave German coal mine BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on climate protests around a coal mine in western Germany (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Hundreds of climate activists have ended their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave and authorities pulled some protes...
15:45, 2019-06-23

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany’s biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days after European Union leaders failed to agree on a plan to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050...
18:00, 2019-06-22

Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the army would deploy at the mine as the search for more victims continued....
14:30, 2019-06-28

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
10:45, 2019-07-08

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
08:45, 2019-05-23

A Charlie Sheen-endorsed tequila? Make mine a triple There’s an air of desperation about a spirits company turning to a notorious alcoholic who is on the wagon, but then look at the other celebrities who are busy pushing boozeTo the storied world of the luxury spirits market, now, where there is exciting news for all those who’ve ever looked at Charli...
05:15, 2019-07-05

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
06:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran's military recovering mine The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets....
06:15, 2019-06-14

Campaigners criticise 'reckless' approval of Adani mine in Australia Environmentalists say opening up Queensland’s Galilee Basin ignores global climate goalsEnvironmentalists have described as reckless the decision by the Australian government to grant the Indian mining company Adani the final approvals it needs to start work on a huge coalmine in Queensland.The proj...
16:30, 2019-06-15

| WATCH | Boris Johnson: Whose chopper is that? I've got a terrible feeling it's mine! Watch as Boris Johnson's views on climate change are interrupted by the sound of a helicopter, which he says he has a terrible feeling is his, during the latest round of Tory Leadership hustings at Carlisle Racecourse....
13:30, 2019-06-30

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Monday’s Daily Brief: numbers of hungry people rising, millions of children need vaccines, Mali children need more protection In today’s Daily Brief: achieving zero hunger an “immense challenge”, with numbers of hungry rising; 20 million children are missing out on potentially life-saving vaccines, the killing of health workers in DR Congo shows the need for a stronger Ebola response; a UN expert calls for an end to violat...
23:30, 2019-07-15

Ecuador cracks down on illegal miners in northern region Ecuador on Tuesday mobilized hundreds of soldiers and police to a mountainous area to confront illegal mining and organized crime that have fueled violence in the north of the country, the interior minister said....
22:30, 2019-07-02

McIlroy: Open's return to Northern Ireland 'bigger than me' Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there's no added pressure to win this week's Open Championship at Royal Portrush....
05:01, 2019-07-18

Irish PM says he will listen to alternatives to Northern Ireland backstop Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Thursday he was willing to listen to alternative proposals from the next British prime minsiter on keeping Northern Ireland's border open after Brexit....
12:15, 2019-07-18

| 'My entire world was gone' - floods devastate northern Pakistan Once a small cluster of houses stood along a gentle stream in Pakistani Kashmir. Now only jagged rocks and a few damaged homes remain after torrential rains wreaked havoc on the picturesque mountain village in the Laswa Valley....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. The country’s meteorological institute says the quake early Wednesday near the village ...
12:15, 2019-05-22

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
14:00, 2019-05-28

Seven civilians killed in air strike in northern Afghanistan: Government Seven members of a family were killed in an air strike in the northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, the Afghan ministry of defence said in a statement....
15:45, 2019-07-09

UK lawmakers vote to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage rights in Northern Ireland if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government by Oct. 21....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead....
18:01, 2019-05-26

UK lawmakers approve bid to legalize same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland Britain's parliament voted on Tuesday in favor of a plan that would compel the government to legalize same-sex marriage and extend abortion rights in Northern Ireland, if the province is unable to re-establish its own devolved government....
20:15, 2019-07-09

11-Year-Old Northern Kentucky Boy Reportedly Drowns In Pool BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – The Boone County Sheriff’s Office reports that an 11-year-old autistic boy drowned in a tragic accident on Saturday evening. Reportedly deputies were called to 8200 Rose Petal Drive just before 5:15p.m. for a report of a missing autistic boy, 11-year-old Mado...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Camel dung fuels cement production in northern UAE Thousands of tonnes of camel dung are being used to fuel cement production in the northern United Arab Emirates, cutting emissions and keeping animal waste out of landfill....
16:30, 2019-07-21

UK MPs back same-sex marriage and abortion laws for Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage and expanding access to abortion in Northern Ireland. The changes will only come into effect if a political impasse in Belfast remains....
06:45, 2019-07-10

U.S. military begins Exercise Northern Edge in Alaska Approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in a 12-day joint training exercise called Northern Edge 2019 on and above central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Northern Ireland police discover bomb under officer's car Police in Northern Ireland discovered a bomb under a police officer's car in Belfast on Saturday that they said was probably planted by militant nationalists intent on killing one of their officers had it not been detected in time....
01:30, 2019-06-02

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thursday at California State Prison, Sacramento. Guard...
04:00, 2019-05-31

| McIlroy looks to end drought on Open's return to Northern Ireland The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years this week, giving Rory McIlroy the opportunity on home soil to end his five-year major drought....
08:45, 2019-07-16

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India. It was the third incident involving journalists in Uttar Pradesh state in t...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Turkey says it has 'neutralized' 43 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Saturday a total of 43 members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) had been "neutralized" as part of an operation Ankara launched in northern Iraq 13 days ago....
20:00, 2019-06-08

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secretary said on Monday....
17:45, 2019-05-21

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
09:45, 2019-06-10

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin....
21:30, 2019-06-19

China to mine moon, asteroids and races to be ‘#1 space power by 2045’ An international military expert is warning that China is racing to rule space in just 26 years, with plans to dominate commerce, mining and construction on the moon and Mars in a direct threat to the United States....
02:00, 2019-07-18

| WATCH: Video purports to show Iran removing ship mine The US military has released a video it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. WATCH NOW....
11:15, 2019-06-14

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
15:15, 2019-06-14

World Bank Court Orders Pak To Pay $6 Billion To Firm Over Mine Closure Pakistan will have to pay almost $6 billion in damages to a foreign gold mining firm whose dig was shut down by the government in 2011, the World Bank said Sunday....
16:30, 2019-07-14

World Bank Imposes One Of Its Biggest Fines On Cash-Starved Pak Over Mine An international arbitration court has imposed a penalty of $5.976 billion on Pakistan -- one of the biggest in its history -- for the unlawful denial of a mining lease to a company in 2011....
17:00, 2019-07-15

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U.S....
09:45, 2019-05-31

Poland's Tauron confirms coal mine sale in green push State-run Polish utility Tauron confirmed on Monday it was considering selling one of its three coal mines as part of a plan to shift to greener energy and reduce carbon emissions....
04:45, 2019-05-28

"Let's Be Serious": Congo Army Razes Illegal Homes Near Giant China Mine A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door. As night fell about a week later, the......
08:45, 2019-07-17

Rio Tinto Faces Delays, Added Costs for Big Copper-Mine Project Rio Tinto said it will take longer and cost more than expected to finish building one of the world’s biggest copper mines in Mongolia’s remote southern Gobi desert....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Israeli navy tests unmanned sonar mine-sweeping vessel The Israeli Navy successfully deployed its Seagull unmanned mine counter-measures surface vessel in exercises earlier this month, Elbit Systems announced....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Hundreds of climate protesters stage blockade in German coal mine Hundreds of climate change protesters broke into a huge open cast mine in western Germany Saturday to protest against the country's ongoing dependence on fossil fuels....
15:30, 2019-06-23

Gautam Adani Rejects Environment Criticism Over Australia Coal Mine Billionaire Gautam Adani rejected criticism over the environmental impact of a huge coal mine planned by his company in Australia, saying renewables can't meet all of India's energy needs....
18:15, 2019-07-09

Brazil's Vale says risk of dam break at Gongo Soco mine has diminished An unstable embankment at Vale SA's Gongo Soco mining pit in Brazil has a lower risk than previously thought of collapsing in a way that would destabilize the nearby Sul Superior dam, the iron ore miner said in a statement on Tuesday....
16:15, 2019-05-28

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and......
01:45, 2019-06-20

| A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering the story....
10:45, 2019-06-20

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
01:00, 2019-06-23

RWE tallies economic loss after activists block open-pit lignite mine Germany's RWE is tallying the economic loss after environmental activists entered and occupied its Garzweiler open-pit lignite mine over the weekend, the utility said on Sunday....
17:01, 2019-06-23

U.S. mine regulator says no rush on silica limits, despite black lung worries The head of the U.S. federal agency in charge of mine safety said on Thursday he has no plans to fast-track new limits for coal miner exposure to silica dust because he believes exposure rates are already falling....
01:30, 2019-06-21

India's Adani expects to ship first coal from Australian mine in two years India's Adani Enterprises expects to ship first coal from its Australian mine in two years, Adani Mining Chief Executive Lucas Dow said on Thursday, after the company won the green light to start construction on the long delayed project....
11:15, 2019-06-13

Huge fossil-like scars of the Anthropocene mark walls of Russian mine Vast machines have left the subterranean world of a potash mine in the Urals with ammonite-like whorls, photographed for a project to highlight lasting human impacts on the planet....
22:45, 2019-05-21

Panniers and pasta: a foodie cycling tour in northern Italy In 2018, our writers cycled from Bristol to Bangkok, staying with locals in 22 countries. They remember Italy fondly for its warm hospitality – and fabulous carb-rich cuisineWe had been on the road for a month. Our final descent out of Switzerland was breathtaking and, as we raced down the mountain,...
12:00, 2019-06-10

Suspected Russian-made missile explodes over northern Cyprus A suspected Russian-made missile has exploded over northern Cyprus, in an incident which officials believe is linked to military operations in Syria....
22:45, 2019-07-01

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and access to abortion to Northern Ireland, bringing the region into line with the rest of the UK on two of the most significant social issues of the era...
20:45, 2019-07-09

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restored in Belfast by October 21....
06:15, 2019-07-10

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
23:30, 2019-07-09

Militants attack security checkpoints in Egypt's northern Sinai: TV Militants launched attacks on a number of security checkpoints in northern Sinai and Egyptian forces were dealing with the attackers, Egypt's Extra News television said on Wednesday....
08:15, 2019-06-05

Northern Virginia health officials warn of possible measles exposures Northern Virginia health departments are working to identify people who may have come in contact with someone infected with measles in one of three separate locations from June 2 to June 4....
21:00, 2019-06-06

Militants attack security checkpoints in northern Sinai: state TV Militants launched attacks on a number of security checkpoints in northern Sinai, state television reported on Wednesday, and medics and a security source said at least four people, including one civilian, were killed....
09:15, 2019-06-05

Violent storm kills six foreigners in northern Greek resorts Six foreigners including two children were killed and more than 100 other people injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops....
12:15, 2019-07-11

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people....
23:00, 2019-06-02

Northern Irish police arrest man over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland have arrested a 46-year-old man and carried out searches at properties near the site of the shooting, police said on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-06-06

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
00:45, 2019-07-13

Hunt and Johnson rule out abortion reform in Northern Ireland Tory leadership rivals accused of neglecting women’s rights in order to keep DUP supportPro-choice campaigners in Northern Ireland have accused Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt of pandering to religious fundamentalists in the Democratic Unionist party by ruling out any abortion reform for the country.T...
01:00, 2019-07-03

Police drop case against Northern Ireland documentary makers British police on Monday announced they had dropped their case against two Northern Ireland journalists whose arrest last year over the alleged theft of documents used in a documentary sparked condemnation from rights groups....
02:15, 2019-06-04

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
06:45, 2019-06-09

Gunmen Kill Turkish Diplomat at Restaurant in Northern Iraq (IRBIL, Iraq) — Unknown gunmen opened fire inside a Turkish-owned restaurant in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least one Turkish diplomat stationed in Ankara’s consulate and one Iraqi civilian, Turkish officials and Kurdish security forces said. The rare shooti...
21:15, 2019-07-17

Clean energy found to be a 'pathway to prosperity’ for Northern Territory Renewable energy is not only a money-spinner for the NT, it can also help the fossil fuel industries expand, a new report saysEnergy development in the Northern Territory is a typically Australian story: it is backing fossil fuels – in this case gas – when it could, as one of the sunniest places on ...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
08:15, 2019-06-23

McIlroy sees Open as sign of Northern Ireland's progress For Rory McIlroy, Royal Portrush will always be the place where, at the age of 16, he broke the course record in stunning fashion, grabbing the attention of the golfing world....
17:15, 2019-07-17

Increased northern cod quota could slow species’ recovery: conservationist The commercial cod fishery, essential to Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry, collapsed and was placed under a moratorium in 1992, throwing thousands out of work and sparking protests....
00:45, 2019-06-28

British Open is in Northern Ireland, and a region defined by the Troubles can’t quite believe it “It was beyond the realms of possibility,” Darren Clarke, a former British Open champion and resident of Portrush, said of the town hosting the tournament for the first time in 68 years. “It was just never going to happen.”...
01:30, 2019-07-18

Drug Crackdown In Northern Kentucky Town Nets Indictments DAYTON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 people were indicated after a six-month investigation into drug trafficking in a northern Kentucky community. Media outlets report that authorities seized fentanyl, meth, cocaine and more drugs and firearms as part of the crackdown in Dayton. The North...
17:15, 2019-06-22

Northern State’s Sather to coach University of North Dakota GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A coach at a small-college basketball program in South Dakota will take over at Division I University of North Dakota. North Dakota announced Friday that Northern State coach Paul Sather would succeed Brian Jones, who stepped down after 13 years with the Fighting Hawks. Sath...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq Turkey's military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq, the defense ministry said on Tuesday....
10:45, 2019-05-28

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:30, 2019-06-18

Roman Fort Excavation in England Reveals Lost Road and Ancient Mine Setting this discovery in context, an article on the National Trust website declares that in 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon mining landscape achieved World Heritage Status recognized by UNESCO  ...
23:00, 2019-07-04

Samsung: Galaxy Fold is the canary in the coal mine of Chinese OLED makers The VP of Samsung Display is the gift that kept on giving in the last few days, divulging secrets from the Galaxy Fold re-release kitchen. During the Korean Information Display Society forum in Seoul, Mr Kim Seong-cheol said that his department is on "standby," ready to go into mass production of di...
13:15, 2019-06-20

Anglo American says Chile Los Bronces mine project will not harm glaciers, biodiversity Anglo American said on Friday it had submitted an environmental impact study for a $3 billion project seeking to maintain output from its flagship Los Bronces copper mine in Chile....
09:00, 2019-07-20

Mexico's Zacatecas state offers to mediate Newmont Goldcorp mine dispute Authorities from Mexico's Zacatecas state hope to mediate an agreement to end a two-month blockade at the Penasquito gold mine between mining firm Newmont Goldcorp Corp and villagers in San Juan de Cedros....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Nova Scotia’s Donkin coal mine suspends operations after another roof collapse Nova Scotia's Department of Labour says inspectors have been sent to the Donkin coal mine to look at the extent of a rockfall that occurred over the weekend....
20:30, 2019-07-08

Union workers at Codelco's Chuquicamata mine may strike after rejecting final offer Three unions of Chilean state-run miner Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine rejected the company's final offer for a new contract on Wednesday and approved a strike, according to a union leader....
07:15, 2019-05-30

Guatemala court upholds request to suspend work at huge nickel mine Campaigners say full consultation was not carried out before 2014 reopening of European-owned Fenix siteGuatemala’s constitutional court has upheld a request from indigenous campaigners to suspend operations at one of the largest nickel mines in Central America, in a battle over the facility’s envir...
22:00, 2019-07-19

It Would Take This 50-Year-Old NASA Computer More Than a Quintillion Years to Mine a Single Bitcoin Block Ken Shirriff is a hardware hacker who also has a penchant for restoring old computers, including the Xerox Alto, which had a huge influence on Steve Jobs and the Macintosh computer. His latest project was bringing one of NASA’s Apollo-era guidance computers back to life, but without a visit to the M...
00:15, 2019-07-10

METALS-Copper steady; investors eye Fed meeting amid Chile mine strike London copper prices were steady on Tuesday as investors eyed results from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data....
11:00, 2019-06-18

Canada's Belo Sun touts Brazil court ruling clearing way for gold mine Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday that it had won a key legal victory in its push to build a gold mine in the Amazon rainforest, which has drawn criticism from environmentalists and indigenous advocates....
18:15, 2019-07-12

Acacia's North Mara mine ordered to stop using tailings storage facility Acacia Mining said on Wednesday that Tanzania has ordered it to stop using tailing storage facility at its North Mara mine due to failure to contain and prevent seepage....
10:15, 2019-07-17

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
21:30, 2019-06-14

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP said in a presentation on Friday that four tailing...
17:30, 2019-06-07

UPDATE 1-Unions at Chuquicamata copper mine in Chile extend talks with Codelco Unions at Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine expressed disappointment in state-run miner Codelco's latest contract offer on Thursday but agreed to extend negotiations in hopes of averting a strike....
01:00, 2019-06-07

Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
13:30, 2019-07-14

METALS-Copper edges higher on Chile mine strike, eyes Fed meet London copper prices moved higher for a second day in early Asian trade on Tuesday as a key mine in Chile halved output due to a strike, while investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean ...
05:30, 2019-06-18

METALS-Copper steady, eyes Fed meet as Chile mine strike rumbles on London copper prices held steady on Tuesday as investors waited for news from the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting, while concerns over a mine strike in top copper producer Chile offset weak U.S. economic data. Lower interest rates tend to push commodity prices higher as they mean l...
09:15, 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Canada's Belo Sun touts procedural win but Brazil gold mine still on hold Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday it had won a legal victory in its push to mine the country's largest undeveloped gold deposit in the Amazon rainforest, which has drawn criticism from environmentalists and indigenous advocates....
02:15, 2019-07-13

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
07:45, 2019-06-14

U.K. Lawmakers Just Voted to Back Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Access in Northern Ireland British lawmakers have voted to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortions in Northern Ireland in a move that activists are celebrating after decades of campaigning. On Tuesday, U.K. Members of Parliament backed an amendment requiring the British government to extend same-sex marriage rights t...
21:15, 2019-07-09

Drone targets base of Iran-backed militia in northern Iraq Iraqi security officials announced Friday that an unmanned drone dropped explosives on a base belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary forces in northern Iraq, wounding two people....
23:15, 2019-07-19

Pacific Gas & Electric to shut power in Northern California for fire safety PG&E said it will shut off power Saturday and may do the same for thousands more to reduce the risk of wildfires in Northern California.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

Northern Ireland official offended by royal portraits secretly paid $12K A senior Northern Ireland official was secretly paid $12,500 in compensation because he was offended by portraits of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip that hung in his London workplace, according to reports. The miffed civil servant, Lee Hegarty, had worked in the office for between 15 and 20 years,...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Clarke to start as Open makes emotional return to Northern Ireland Home favorite Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot at the Open Championship on Thursday when the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years....
21:00, 2019-07-15

Lear to close plant near Detroit, move operation to northern Mich. Lear is shifting seating work from a plant near Detroit to another operation in Traverse City, Mich., and said it is offering affected employees the chance to transfer....
16:15, 2019-06-12

CBP officers seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen at northern border U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month....
20:01, 2019-06-27

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now in the business of social revolution.It was here th...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Opinion: The Open Championship at Portrush might be only thing Northern Ireland can agree on The Open Championship makes first appearance in Northern Ireland since 1951; the Troubles are in past, but province retains slightly sinister air.       ...
16:45, 2019-07-16

Northern Hemisphere has 66% chance of persisting El Niño conditions in summer: NWS forecaster There is a 66% chance that the Northern Hemisphere will see persisting El Niño conditions in the summer of 2019, the National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center (CPC) said in its monthly forecast on Thursday....
20:45, 2019-06-13

Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning....
12:45, 2019-06-22

PHOTOS: Animals ‘loving’ late spring snow in Northern Arizona Snow in May? In Arizona. Yes, we know it’s crazy. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory that is in effect until 11 a.m. Thursday. The areas affected are Doney Park, Flagstaff, Forest Lakes, Fredonia, Grand Canyon, Heber-Overgaard, Jacob Lake, North Rim and Williams. The...
01:00, 2019-05-24

| Stray 'Russian-made missile' suspected of hitting northern Cyprus Officials in northern Cyprus said Monday that a suspected stray Russian missile had exploded overnight just outside the divided island's capital during an Israeli air raid in Syria....
12:00, 2019-07-02

Dump truck hits freight train in northern Michigan; 1 hurt WELLS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a dump truck hauling an excavator crashed into the side of a freight train in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, causing some of the train’s cars to derail. The crash happened Thursday in Delta County’s Wells Township. State police say the truc...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Teenage girl found shot to death near northern Arizona town CHINO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — The Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old girl was found shot to death near Chino Valley. Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn says the girl was found by officers with a gunshot wound to her head about 5:15 p.m. Sunday around mile marker 12 on Perkinsville Ro...
08:00, 2019-06-17

German armed forces helicopter crashes in northern Germany, one dead A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, killing one pilot and injuring another, Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said....
22:15, 2019-07-01

German armed forces helicopter has crashed in northern Germany: police A German armed forces helicopter crashed in northern Germany on Monday, a police spokesman said, but he could not confirm a report that one person was killed in the incident....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Northern Kentucky American Legion Post Vandalized On Memorial Day Weekend PENDLETON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On a weekend where we honor veterans who gave their all for our country, someone has vandalized a northern Kentucky American Legion post. The Pendleton County Emergency Management posted on Facebook saying that a vandal, damaged the air conditioning unit at pos...
08:45, 2019-05-27

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environmental impact on an indigenous reservation where they will erect 250 pylons, according to an environmental assessment document seen by Reuters....
04:45, 2019-05-28

Northern Ireland abortion campaigners urge Disney and Netflix boycott Calls for US giants to match stance taken on issue in Georgia Netflix and Disney are threatening to pull film production in Georgia over the US state’s new abortion law – but neither company will comment on whether they will continue to make shows in Northern Ireland, where women face even more rest...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Northern Irish party surges in EU poll, seeks Brexit referendum Northern Ireland's cross-community Alliance Party won its first seat in the European Parliament in a surge it said furthered the case for a re-run of Britain's Brexit referendum....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Severe weather dangers to target northern tier of central US next week The threat to lives and property from severe thunderstorms will shift focus from the central and southern Plains to the northern tier of the nation's midsection next week....
23:15, 2019-06-22

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a case that has raised concerns about press freedom...
00:30, 2019-05-30

Rise in Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales Increase of 22% comes as greater number of mothers and women over 35 have terminationsThe number of Northern Irish women seeking abortions in England and Wales has increased by 22%, as terminations in the two countries reached their highest level, with women who have already had children and those a...
00:45, 2019-06-14

Northern State's Sather to coach University of North Dakota North Dakota hires Northern State's Paul Sather as next men's basketball coach; Sather went 162-82 in nine years at Division II school in South Dakota        ...
20:45, 2019-05-30

Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused. The post Saudi Arabia says Yemen’s rebels fired a rocket at a Saudi desalination plant, but no one was wounded, no damage caused app...
10:45, 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-Stoppage at Newmont Goldcorp mine costs Mexico millions daily - minister Ongoing stoppages at Newmont Goldcorp Corp's Penasquito gold mine in Mexico are costing "millions" every day to both public coffers and the company, a Mexican minister said on Thursday, urging a solution that will restart operations....
05:45, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Pakistan welcomes venture's willingness for negotiated settlement after Reko Diq mine ruling Pakistan said on Sunday it welcomed a statement by Tethyan Copper expressing willingness for a negotiated settlement after a World Bank tribunal ordered the government to pay $5.8 billion in damages in a dispute over the Reko Diq copper mine....
13:30, 2019-07-14

India's Adani wins green light for long delayed Australian coal mine India's Adani Enterprises on Thursday received the go-ahead to start construction of a controversial coal mine in outback Australia, after a state government approved a final permit on ground water management....
11:15, 2019-06-13

FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches The state DMV databases form the bedrock of an unprecedented surveillance infrastructure, allowing federal investigative and immigration agents to scan millions of Americans’ faces without their knowledge or consent....
05:15, 2019-07-08

Adani Wins Final Approval To Begin Work On Australia Coal Mine Project The mining company is now expected to start construction at the site within days. The State Department of Environment and Science said in a statement that it has approved the most recent version of......
12:45, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 3-Strike ends at Chile's Chuquicamata copper mine after vote on Codelco offer The three main labor unions at Chile's Chuquicamata mine voted on Thursday to accept the latest contract offer from Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, ending a two-week-old strike that had docked output at the sprawling copper deposit....
05:30, 2019-06-28

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News, as the U.S. Navy released video purportedly showing the incident....
05:15, 2019-06-14

Galilee Basin mine next to Adani put on hold amid doubts over future of thermal coal MacMines Austasia abandon plans, raising questions about basin’s viability as a source of Queensland employmentThe backer of a massive coal proposal in the Galilee Basin, adjacent to Adani’s Carmichael mine site, has quietly abandoned its plans amid growing doubts about the long-term profitability o...
06:15, 2019-05-23

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report The Lone Star tick, a type of tick that’s known to cause some people it bites to develop an allergy to red meat, has reportedly been found in northern Wisconsin — a rare occurrence as these small arachnids aren’t typically found in the state. ...
05:45, 2019-06-30

Northern Irish police releases man arrested earlier over Lyra McKee murder Detectives investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland released the 46-year-old man who was arrested earlier on Thursday without any charges, the police tweeted....
02:15, 2019-06-07

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more associated with a police state than with a liberal de...
00:00, 2019-05-29

The Earth’s magnetic north pole is shifting rapidly, but the northern lights will stay where they are (for now) Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a field connecting the two. This field protects our pla...
16:00, 2019-05-25

The Derry Girls are right – a boycott won’t change Northern Ireland abortion law | Anna Cafolla Concentrating on entertainment industry boycotts only lets politicians off the hook and hurts those who can least afford it“You can be sure I will fight tooth and nail to move Insatiable to a state that will protect our rights,” Alyssa Milano said recently, referencing her Netflix series that curren...
14:45, 2019-06-05

New Northern Irish police chief warns of detrimental Brexit impact to peace Northern Ireland's new police chief warned on Saturday that a hard Brexit could have a "detrimental" impact on two decades of peace in the British-run province and risk his officers becoming targets for militants....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Euro 2020 roundup: Turkey shock France, Northern Ireland comeback win Artem Dzyuba scores four goals in record Russia winGermany, Belgium and Italy all cruise to victoryWorld champions France slumped to a shock 2-0 defeat in Turkey as their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign suffered a blow. Didier Deschamps was scathing about his side’s performance. “When you play like th...
02:45, 2019-06-09

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

Northern Chinese province issues 'red alert' due to heat, corn crop at risk The northern Chinese province of Hebei issued an extreme heat 'red alert' on Thursday, with temperatures set to soar beyond 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) in its major cities and putting the area's corn crop at risk, the local government said....
04:00, 2019-07-04

Nova Scotia gold mine proposal threatens pristine wilderness area: Nature Trust Bonnie Sutherland, executive director of the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, says the open-pit mine would be next to unique and ecologically sensitive lands along the St. Mary's River....
00:30, 2019-05-31

Mine ban agreement ‘has saved countless lives’, but ‘accelerated efforts’ needed to end scourge for good: Guterres Although a landmark convention banning Anti-Personnel Mines has saved “countless lives” and limbs over the past 20 years, “accelerated efforts” are needed to ensure that they are removed from the face of the earth forever, the UN chief said on Thursday....
15:00, 2019-05-21

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, although gains were capped by ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions. An earlier road blockade at the site by an indigenous community in March and April ...
05:00, 2019-05-22

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
17:30, 2019-06-19

Cleanup underway after 320,000 litres of oil, produced water leaks at northern Alberta energy site Cardinal Energy Ltd. says a cleanup is underway after a large spill involving oil and produced water occurred at its House Mountain operation in northern Alberta over the weekend....
03:30, 2019-07-18

Northern California town of Paradise lost 90% of its population after Camp Fire, data shows The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Brazilian officials report 42 people have been killed at a northern prison a day after 15 deaths during an inmate riot RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian officials report 42 people have been killed at a northern prison a day after 15 deaths during an inmate riot. The post Brazilian officials report 42 people have been killed at a northern prison a day after 15 deaths during an inmate riot appeared first on LEX18.com....
00:00, 2019-05-28

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
05:00, 2019-06-09

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker. The post US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker appeared first on LEX18...
07:00, 2019-06-14

'It's surreal': Rory McIlroy sees Open at Portrush as sign of Northern Ireland's progress – video Rory McIlroy has said he does not see himself as 'that centre of attention' despite rocketing expectations that the Northern Irishman could secure a home win at the Open this week.The four-time major winner was born and raised 65 miles away in Holywood, just outside Belfast, and has been a regular v...
18:45, 2019-07-17

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualifying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
17:45, 2019-06-12

Germany crush Estonia 8-0, Northern Ireland earn late win: Euro 2020 qualfying round-up "Germany scored five times in 27 minutes in the first half to crush Estonia 8-0 on Tuesday and make it three wins in three Euro 2020 Group C qualifiers."...
01:00, 2019-06-12

Darren Clarke, Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell: Bringing the Claret Jug back to Northern Ireland and Portrush On Thursday morning, at exactly 6.35am, the moment almost all of Ireland has been dreaming of for 68 years will become a reality when the Open Championship gets underway at Royal Portrush....
09:45, 2019-07-17

May defeated in Lords as peers vote to beef up anti-prorogation measure in Northern Ireland bill – live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including PMQs and May’s speech on the state of politicsBoris Johnson ‘ignored expert advice’ over £1bn mayoral vanity projectsWhat is the Brexit backstop?Hammond ‘terrified’ by Rees-Mogg claim of no-deal Brexit boostPMQs - Snap verdictMay’s stat...
19:00, 2019-07-17

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to face Brexit questions in Northern Ireland hustings Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt will face further questions about their Brexit plans at a hustings in Northern Ireland as the race to Number 10 continues....
05:15, 2019-07-02

TfL Northern Line delays: signal failure to hit evening rush hour as commuters warned chaos could continue tomorrow morning TfL warns there will be no southbound service Camden Town to Kennington (via Bank) for rest of day Passengers urged to complete journeys by 9.30pm Signal failure may impact tomorrow morning's service...
19:15, 2019-07-09

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
02:15, 2019-06-15

Same-sex marriage and abortion votes 'breach Northern Ireland devolution', says DUP Votes by MPs to liberalise abortion law and legalise same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland breach the devolution settlement, the Democratic Unionist Party has said....
22:45, 2019-07-10

Chuckegg Creek wildfire in northern Alberta now 60% held: Alberta government The Alberta government says the massive Chuckegg Creek wildfire that's forced thousands of people to flee their communities over the past two months is now considered 60 per cent held....
06:00, 2019-07-05

Ireland’s Shane Lowry wins British Open in tournament’s return to Northern Ireland The 32-year-old Lowry held off Tommy Fleetwood at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, where the Open returned for the first time in more than 60 years....
21:45, 2019-07-21

Northern Arizona's Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona head coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater        ...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Dad confronts daughter's short shorts in hilarious parenting move: 'I will wear mine!' Jason Hilley thought his 14-year-old daughter's shorts were too short. So he made his own pair to prove it. Mom was there to capture the moment.        ...
05:30, 2019-06-21

Northern Arizona’s Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. Arizona announced Murphy’s hiring to Sean Miller’s staff Sunday. Murphy spent the past seven seasons as Northern Arizona’s coach, but was entering...
05:45, 2019-06-03

'She's not mine': O.J. Simpson denies Khloe Kardashian is his daughter O.J. Simpson said he has never "had any interest" in Khloe Kardashian's mom, Kris Jenner, "romantically, or sexually."        ...
21:15, 2019-06-17

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
21:00, 2019-06-14

Dodgers' Roberts surprised Jansen changed mind on injury ​​​​​​​Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it's "a little bit tough to swallow" that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies....
17:45, 2019-07-18

McIlroy implodes with 79 at The Open Rory McIlroy shot an opening-round 79 at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday, all but dashing dreams he'd win his first major title in five years in his home country....
18:00, 2019-07-18

World Cup countdown starts for South Africa, Australia at Ellis Park South Africa and Australia ramp up their World Cup preparations when they clash in their opening game of the shortened Rugby Championship season at Ellis Park on Saturday, for which both sides have made surprise selections....
18:00, 2019-07-18

The Master At Her Canvas: Mom Just Brought In A Pretty Average-Looking Rock From The Woods That She Says She Will Use In A ‘Project’ It seems like Mom once again has some sort of art thing in the works, and it’s anyone’s guess where her creative instincts will take her this time: Mom just brought in a pretty average-looking rock from the woods that she says she will use in a “project.”...
18:00, 2019-07-18

Binance suddenly finding $775,000 in XLM is totally not a publicity stunt Prominent cryptocurrency exchange Binance has apparently stumbled upon almost 10 million Stellar (XLM) tokens, worth $775,000 — you know, just laying around. According to a Binance blog post, the firm had been unknowingly receiving dividends for validating transactions on the Stellar network since A...
18:15, 2019-07-18

Airbus closes in on Air France jetliner deal: sources Airbus is close to a deal worth billions of dollars to sell dozens of A320neo-family and smaller A220 aircraft to Air France as the French network carries out a keenly awaited renewal of its medium-haul fleet, industry sources said....
19:00, 2019-07-18

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiring to manipulate the stock of Retrophin Inc, a biotechnology company he ran....
19:15, 2019-07-18

Newcastle manager Bruce aims to prove doubters wrong "Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce admits he has \"big shoes to fill\" as he steps in to replace fan-favourite Rafa Benitez, but is determined to prove his doubters wrong."...
19:15, 2019-07-18

Saudi government studying law to license other stock exchange operators - Maaal Saudi Arabia is studying regulations to license new stock market operators, a potential first step to privatising its state-run bourse as Riyadh moves to wean the economy off oil, Maaal financial website reported on Thursday....
19:15, 2019-07-18

UPDATE 1-U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources....
19:15, 2019-07-18

BT sells iconic London HQ tower for £210m BT has agreed the sale of its central London headquarters to a private equity firm as it continues its restructuring programme.Orion Capital Managers will acquire BT Centre for almost £210 million and has agreed to lease the 300,000 square foot office building for a period of 30 months while th...
19:30, 2019-07-18

Oakland bans use of facial recognition, becoming third US city to do so The Oakland City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to prevent city employees, including the police, from using or acquiring facial recognition technology....
19:45, 2019-07-18

Danielle McDonald on Skin and breaking the cycle of hate Skin tells the true story of white supremacist skinhead Bryon “Pitbull” Widner (Jamie Bell) as he “tries to escape to a new life, all the while questioning whether he’s capable of undoing—and repenting for—the evil he’s done.” We sat down with Danielle McDonald, who stars as Julie Price, to talk abo...
19:45, 2019-07-18

Why Sanders and Biden Are Sparring Over Health Care “Unfortunately, he is sounding like Donald Trump,” Senator Bernie Sanders said of Joe Biden, as the two Democratic candidates spar over one of the most important issues in the 2020 election....
19:45, 2019-07-18

GTA Online 5 Casino SCREENSHOTS: Next Grand Theft Auto DLC revealed in over 30 images GTA Online players will finally be able to experience the Diamond Casino & Resort when it launches July 23. For now, here's 30 images giving you your best look yet at Rockstar's new GTA 5 add on....
20:00, 2019-07-18

Union Pacific Cuts Costs, Bolsters Profit The railroad operator’s second-quarter profit rose even as it shipped less cargo, as the company got a boost from cost cuts tied to its new operating plan, including fewer jobs and lower fuel expenses....
20:15, 2019-07-18

Terror victims one step closer to compensation from Iran after House passes OORAH act The victims of the 1983 Marine barracks bombing in Beirut are one step closer to receiving compensation from Iran after the House passed legislation on Wednesday....
21:15, 2019-07-18

Beyond the Apollo 11 moon landing: Neil Armstrong's close friend reveals a different side of legend Ex-LPGA commissioner Charlie Mechem had an enduring friendship with Neil Armstrong, who he met two years after the moon landing. He reflects on bond.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

British Open: Rory McIlroy opens with a disaster-filled round after quadruple-bogey on first hole Rory McIlroy started with a quadruple bogey and finished at 8-over par after shooting a 79 in the first round of the British Open.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

Proposal of 2019? Ultra-marathoner gets down on one knee after 135-mile Death Valley run Yoshihiko Ishikawa got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend after he concluded race in 21 hours, 33 minutes, 1 second. She said yes.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-18

'Terminator: Dark Fate' to be rated R, bring back Eddie Furlong as John Connor Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger will be joined by another familiar face in the upcoming film "Terminator: Dark Fate" — Eddie Furlong, who played John Connor in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."...
22:00, 2019-07-18

India's monsoon rains below average in past week, raising crop worries India's monsoon rains were 20% below average in the week ending on Wednesday, the weather office said, as summer showers turned patchy over the central, western and southern parts of the country, raising concerns over the progress of crop plantings....
22:30, 2019-07-18

Bolton Wanderers Players And Coaches Have Not Been Paid In Four Months Despite staving off administration twice over in months prior, Bolton Wanderers finally met that dreaded fate on May 8. Since then, the club has been nothing but a disaster. With no potential owners stepping up to buy the team, and an unpaid tax bill of at least £1.2 million, things are looking dire...
23:00, 2019-07-18

US fans at heart of growing Arsenal supporter protests "Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club\u0027s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures on Thursday, three days after launching."...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Alyssa Milano defends attending fundraiser for presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Alyssa Milano raised eyebrows by announcing her plans to attend a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.        ...
00:15, 2019-07-19

Under-the-radar Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 and was in second place in the first round at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

The Latest: Woods 'sore' and not moving well at British Open Tiger Woods says he was "sore" during his round of 78 at the British Open and wasn't moving as well as he did in winning the Masters in April        ...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Anniversay Games: Ones to watch, pick of the events, full schedule "It\u0027s that time of the year again when the world\u0027s best athletes compete in the latest round of the Diamond League series at the London Stadium."...
00:30, 2019-07-19

Goldman Sachs' equities-backed earnings results may face pressure Booming stock markets around the globe helped Goldman Sachs Group Inc offset declines in other businesses last quarter, but those gains may not be sustainable, analysts said....
00:45, 2019-07-19

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about where the hell they all went....
02:15, 2019-07-19

Detailing a Formula One Car Sounds Terrifying If I were to rank the amount of effort I put into cleaning my car, I’d probably fall somewhere in the middle. On one extreme end, there are people (see also: crazies) who never wash their cars. And on the other, there are obsessives like Larry Kosilla of AMMO NYC. He’s the guy you call when you need...
02:15, 2019-07-19

El Salvador judge gives new charges for El Mozote massacre A Salvadoran judge ruled that a group of former members of the El Salvador military, including leaders of armed forces, will face new charges related to the 1981 El Mozote massacre...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Phil Mickelson’s diet of no help in sluggish British Open start PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Apparently, neither the diet nor the exotic coffee blend worked for Phil Mickelson on Thursday as he struggled to a disappointing 5-over 76 in the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush. Mickelson, before the tournament began, revealed that he’d lost more than...
02:15, 2019-07-19

Arvind Subramanian Sticks To Claim Of India Overestimating GDP Growth Sticking to his analysis that India's economic growth has been overestimated, Arvind Subramanian said he had raised doubts about the GDP numbers in 2015 when he was the chief economic adviser of the......
02:15, 2019-07-19

Mexico tells U.S. it's not ready for 'safe third country' deal: ambassador Mexico has told the United States time and again it is not ready to ink a deal forcing asylum seekers heading to the U.S. to first pursue safe haven in a Mexico, the Mexican ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, ahead of a Monday deadline....
02:30, 2019-07-19

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the jet's grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship aircraft since regulators issued a global grounding of the plane in March....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Watch the New Comic-Con Trailer for His Dark Materials, Out This Autumn At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, BBC and HBO released a new trailer for His Dark Materials, the adaptation of the epic fantasy adventure novel trilogy of the same name by Sir Philip Pullman. It is set for......
03:00, 2019-07-19

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade: Li China will likely produce another Grand Slam women's champion in the next decade, predicts Li Na, the only player from her nation to taste victory in any of tennis's four biggest tournaments....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Tiger struggles to opening 78 at The Open Tiger Woods arrived at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland this week admitting his game was not as sharp as he would like entering the final major of the year....
03:01, 2019-07-19

Instagram Will Now Warn You If Your Account Is Close to Being Yanked Instagram’s recent rollouts of updates to its platform continues this week with two more changes around post and account take-downs, as well as a new process for appealing content deletion that it will expand in the coming months. Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-19

Suspected arsonist planned Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years: media A man suspected of torching an animation studio in western Japan shouted that he had been plagiarized and appeared to have planned the attack, media said on Friday after a blaze that killed 33 people in Japan's worst mass killing in two decades....
03:30, 2019-07-19

UK's new PM must take 5G decision on Huawei urgently -committee The new prime minister must take a decision on whether to include China's Huawei in Britain's 5G telecoms network urgently as the ongoing debate is damaging international relations, a powerful committee of UK lawmakers said on Friday....
04:45, 2019-07-19

William Saliba decides to join Arsenal instead of rivals Tottenham Hotspur Saint-Etienne defender set to be first major summer signingSpurs made late effort to hijack €30m (£27m) transferThe young St-Étienne centre-back William Saliba has decided to join Arsenal despite a late attempt by Tottenham to sign the France Under-20 international.Arsenal agreed a five-year deal wi...
05:15, 2019-07-19

Steve Bruce pledges to ‘prove the doubters wrong’ at Newcastle • ‘There are big shoes to fill. But I’ll give it everything’• Hoffenheim coach says Newcastle target Joelinton will leaveSteve Bruce has vowed to win over the doubters at Newcastle after admitting he has always regretted turning down the manager’s job the first time he was offered it.The 58-year-old...
05:15, 2019-07-19

The F-35 has already freaked out Iran and changed everything in the Middle East No conversation about the world's massive political and economic changes since 2015 is complete without mentioning the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, writes Jake Novak....
05:45, 2019-07-19

Bernie Sanders' Staff Union Demands Better Working Conditions Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff is apparently engaged in their very own fight for $15, according to the Washington Post. Due to overwork, the staffers, who are one of only a few unionized campaign staffs, say they are making less than the living wage that their campaign is promising...
06:15, 2019-07-19

'Cats' movie trailer offers an odd look at the CG felines VFX artists had a go with the feature film Cats. Universal unveiled a full-length trailer today that gave us the first look at what the film's human actors look like as CG-transformed felines. While the Broadway version of Cats relied on elaborate co......
06:15, 2019-07-19

De Blasio orders office towers to lay off AC during heat wave Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered tall office buildings across the city to crank their thermostats up to 78 degrees beginning Friday as a much-feared heat wave approaches this weekend — and officials search for ways to slash power consumption. The emergency declaration issued Thursday night applies to al...
06:30, 2019-07-19

After Backlash, Donald Trump Says Lawmakers "Obligated To Love Country" US President Donald Trump has said lawmakers have an obligation to love and embrace the country, as he disavowed the chanting of "send her back" by his supporters against a Democratic Congresswoman....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Woman arrested in Sahuarita credit card fraud case TUCSON – Sahuarita Police Department arrested a woman in connection with a credit card theft case. Jessica Diaz was arrested by U.S. Marshals Service near Campbell Avenue and Irvington Road on Wednesday. Jessica Diaz News 4 Tucson viewers helped Sahuarita police identify Diaz after a Crime Trackers ...
07:15, 2019-07-19

Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its cloud division Azure continues its path of strong expansion....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Kabul University hit by deadly bomb blast The explosion took place as a number of students were waiting to sit an exam at Afghanistan's oldest and largest university. At least four people were killed and 16 were injured....
08:30, 2019-07-19

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT) Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent techn...
09:15, 2019-07-19

Chicago woman, daughter charged with killing baby cut from teenager's womb with butcher knife A Chicago woman and her daughter, accused of strangling a teenage mom, cutting the unborn child from her womb and claiming it as their own, were charged with first-degree murder Thursday in the death of the infant. ...
10:45, 2019-07-19

Animation fans lay flowers, pay respects at Japan studio ravaged by arson Animation fans gathered at the site of Japan's worst mass killing in 18 years on Friday, laying flowers and offering prayers for the 33 people killed in an arson attack on an animation studio....
11:15, 2019-07-19

'Cats' musical drops first trailer with Taylor Swift and Twitter has kittens The first trailer for "Cats" dropped Thursday, prompting star Taylor Swift to declare, "I'm a cat now." But not everyone loved it.        ...
11:30, 2019-07-19

CFMoto Bikes Launch Highlights: Price, Features, Images, Specifications Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CFMoto will kick start its India innings today and we are live at the event to bring you all the information about the bikes that will be offered by the company....
11:30, 2019-07-19

Spiral stairs, no sprinklers may have contributed to deadly Japan fire The fire that tore through a building in Japan killing 33 people may have spread so fast not only because it was fueled by petrol but because it was funneled up a spiral staircase and there were no sprinklers to douse it, experts said on Friday....
12:15, 2019-07-19

| Breetzke hits maiden ton as SA Emerging dominate A maiden career century by Matthew Breetzke helped South Africa Emerging dominate day one of their opening four-day battle against Sri Lanka Emerging....
12:15, 2019-07-19

Mauricio Pochettino ready to get Tottenham firing and lift the mood after Champions League heartbreak Defeat in the Champions League Final still weighs heavy on Tottenham and neither Mauricio Pochettino nor Harry Kane attempted to conceal their lingering pain at the start of the club's pre-season tour....
12:45, 2019-07-19

Astronauts' playground: the corner of Arizona that stood in for the moon All 24 men who flew to the moon with the Apollo program trained in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields near FlagstaffOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But few knew they were watching steps those men h...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Iran says U.S. may have shot down its own drone by mistake Iran denied it lost a drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the United States said it had 'destroyed' an Iranian drone that was threatening a U.S. ship.        ...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Cambodian women face surrogacy charges after Vietnam births A court official says three Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam...
13:15, 2019-07-19

Typewriter Now Streaming on Netflix in India Netflix's newest original series from India, Typewriter, is now streaming. Directed and co-written by Sujoy Ghosh, Typewriter is a mystery horror series that stars Aarnaa Sharma, Aaryansh Malviya,......
13:15, 2019-07-19

Vodafone gets EU approval for takeover of Liberty Global assets The European Commission has approved Vodafone’s €18.4 billion acquisition of Liberty Global’s central European cable networks.In one of his final acts as CEO, former Vodafone chief Vittorio Colao reached an agreement to buy the networks in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, a...
13:30, 2019-07-19

Antibiotics Developers Seek a Cure for Industry Ills The bankruptcy of drug developer Achaogen illustrates the challenge facing companies seeking new antibiotics at a time when cash-strapped hospitals are reluctant to splash out on higher-priced medicines....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Mobile Phones a Flight Danger? They Are on These Boeing Jets US government officials in 2014 revealed an alarming safety issue: Passenger cellphones and other types of radio signals could pose a crash threat to some models of Boeing 737 and 777 airplanes....
14:15, 2019-07-19

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
14:45, 2019-07-19

The Morning After: CG 'Cats' trailer takes a trip to the uncanny valley Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.Looking for another creepy feline CGI movie trailer? We got you. We've also put together a guide for the best car-camping gear, if you're priming yourself for some weekend trips in the next few weeks....
14:45, 2019-07-19

Alibaba to run Olympic ticketing for Beijing, likely beyond The IOC says top-tier sponsor Alibaba will run ticketing services for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, putting the Chinese online retail giant in line to do the same for future hosts Paris and Los Angeles       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Locksley excited to lead Terps football past tumultuous 2018 When Mike Locksley was hired in December as Maryland's head football coach _ the first black head coach in program history _ he knew the timing was perfect       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row Madison Bumgarner pitched nine superb innings but had nothing to show for it aside from an ovation of sheer appreciation, and the San Francisco Giants rallied past the New York Mets on Donovan Solano's 16th-inning RBI single for a 3-2 win       ...
16:15, 2019-07-19

Hopeful mechanic to Hall of Fame: Mariano Rivera’s perfect underdog story One pitch. One team. A 1.000 WHIP, even. Simplicity propelled Mariano Rivera to greatness. Now, however, as he prepares for his official baseball immortalization, the Yankees legend finds himself juggling about a million thoughts. “It’s too much,” a relaxed-looking Rivera said recently in a conversa...
16:15, 2019-07-19

‘Pawn Stars’ helps recover stolen Super Bowl champ Mark May’s rings Marcel Behnert, 43, allegedly swiped the rings while working at a Sheraton Hotel in Tempe, Arizona, which hosted NFL star and two-time Super Bowl champ Mark May in February....
16:15, 2019-07-19

Amazon threatens to sue major pharmacy if it prevents PillPack from tapping patient drug data Amazon's PillPack was informed this week that it will soon be cut off from patient medication data, according to people familiar with the matter....
17:00, 2019-07-19

German churches lose 430,000 Catholic and Protestant members in 2018 The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Gold Bond Scheme To Open Next In August And September. How To Invest Gold bond scheme: Sovereign Gold Bond is a certificate scheme in which the Reserve Bank of India issues bonds on behalf of Government of India, through scheduled commercial banks, Stock Holding......
17:15, 2019-07-19

Fantasy Baseball: 10 players who could be impacted by the trade deadline, including Madison Bumgarner and Marcus Stroman Player movement often has a hand in reshaping player value, and never is it more evident than at the trade deadline. Scott White highlights some of the players who could see the biggest shift in value....
18:15, 2019-07-19

PS4 game release date WARNING: Sony exclusive missing from PlayStation 4 2019 lineup PlayStation fans hoping to see the Last of Us Part 2 in 2019 have been dealt a significant blow. On the upside it doesn't look like the release date will be too far behind....
18:15, 2019-07-19

‘Sky: Children of the Light’ is finally available on iOS Thatgamecompany's Sky: Children of the Light is finally available on iOS. The title, from the creators of Journey, was announced years ago and has lived in beta limbo for a long time. Last month, Thatgamecompany said Sky would arrive on July 11th, an......
18:15, 2019-07-19

Shoppers say Amazon Prime Day glitch sold $13,000 camera equipment for $94, over 99% off During Amazon Prime Day, several customers said they purchased thousands of dollars worth of camera equipment for under $100 because of a 'glitch'.       ...
18:15, 2019-07-19

Bill To Amend Right to Information Act Introduced In Lok Sabha A bill which seeks to take away the stature of information commissioners from equivalent of election commissioners and give the Centre the power to set their salaries and service conditions was......
18:30, 2019-07-19

JC Penney hires advisers to explore debt restructuring JC Penney has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing US retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The 117-year-old department store chain’s move represents a high-stakes attempt to get its financial h...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Cheap SIM only deal bargain: 2GB data for £5/pm for the first 3 months We all love a good bargain, and a new SIM only deal from a lesser-known name in the world of SIMO is offering just that. Dropping the cheapest Sim only deal on the market, this special offer from Smarty is a must grab for any bargain hunter out there.Discounting the price of its small SIM only plan,...
18:30, 2019-07-19

Hannity Offers Most Ridiculous Defense of 'Send Her Back' Chant Yet When he’s not moonlighting as President Donald Trump’s personal policy advisor, sentient haircut Sean Hannity finds time to bravely lie with impunity—something he did with gusto on his Fox News show Thursday night, when he insisted the MAGA chuds chanting “send her back” at the mere mention of Rep....
18:45, 2019-07-19

UPDATE 3-Barrick set to take full control of Acacia after raising bid Barrick Gold Corp has struck a deal to buy out its fellow shareholders in Acacia Mining with a higher bid than originally proposed, raising expectations Acacia's long-running tax dispute with the Tanzanian government will finally be resolved....
18:45, 2019-07-19

Pardon the rant, but here’s why I love my Mooncup so much | Sophie Wilkinson Menstrual cups are eco friendly, save money and now are officially just as reliable as tamponsIf you’re a Guardian-reading woman of a certain age, it’s likely you’ll have been party to the evangelical Mooncup rant. In the Mooncup rant, one woman tells the other about a convex piece of medical-grade ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Pulisic happy with Chelsea tune-up despite defeat by Kawasaki Frontale Frank Lampard’s side beaten by late Damiao header‘I’m happy. They were a very good opponent,’ says PulisicBrazilian striker Damiao consigned Chelsea to a 1-0 defeat in Japan as J-League side Kawasaki Frontale claimed a famous pre-season scalp. The substitute’s late effort in Yokohama settled a game ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Taiwan pledges help for Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary More than 30 protesters arrive in Taiwan to seek shelter from prosecutionTaiwan’s government has said it will provide assistance to Hong Kong protesters seeking sanctuary, after local media reported dozens of activists involved in an unprecedented storming of the city’s parliament had fled to the is...
18:45, 2019-07-19

'Too painful': Kyoto anime fans join prime ministers in mourning fire victims Sense of loss spreads beyond fans of the genre as Justin Trudeau and Tim Cook voice their shock“I have watched animation since I was a student, and this was a terrible event,” says Jun Shin, a 30-year-old fan from Osaka who visited the site of the Kyoto Animation fire in Japan to say a prayer. “I wa...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Queer Eye season four review – Jonathan Van Ness for president! In the most moving series yet, the Fab Five continue their glorious nationwide makeover – and secure their status as fearless leaders for a new America You can never have too much of a fab thing. Or so Queer Eye seems determined to prove, with four seasons in less than two years, plus a special, set...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Top Gun: Maverick world premiere trailer: It’s not just F-18s this time It's happening... in "2020." San Diego Comic Con's tentpole Thursday morning panel, dedicated to the Paramount and Skydance film Terminator: Dark Fate, saw an interruption from another big face at that combined film company: Tom Cruise. Tom, apparently, could...
19:30, 2019-07-19

Man suffers horrific third-degree burns after vape explodes in his pocket The father-of-two, who had been vaping for eight years, was rushed to hospital where medics had to peel off the melted fabric and perform skin grafts....
19:30, 2019-07-19

New border city added to program returning migrants to wait for U.S. hearings in Mexico The U.S. government will start returning migrants to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico through Brownsville, Texas on Friday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said....
19:45, 2019-07-19

U.S. to grant final approval to American Airlines-Qantas joint venture: sources The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is set on Friday to grant American Airlines Group Inc and Qantas Airways Ltd final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016, two people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Once Shunned by Trump, Pakistan Now an Ally in Taliban Talks Pakistan is now cooperating with U.S. to help pressure the Taliban to strike a peace deal in Afghanistan, with the aim of extricating the U.S. from its longest war....
20:15, 2019-07-19

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He didn’t deny the looming emergency; he simply coul...
20:15, 2019-07-19

From 'sesh mates' to background pals – what your friendships say about you | Emma Garland British people have fewer close friends than other nationalities. Here’s a quick guide to the key relationshipsEveryone in the UK is a friendless loser. Not my words, but those (slightly paraphrased) of a recent Snapchat survey that found British people have fewer close mates than other nationalitie...
20:15, 2019-07-19

Google celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing with new Doodle Google is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a new Doodle and video giving an extensive look at NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission....
20:45, 2019-07-19

These valuable pennies are worth up to $200,000—and they might be in your pocket Do you keep your old pennies? A 1943 bronze Lincoln cent attracted nearly 30 bids and sold for $204,000 in January, according to Heritage Auctions.       ...
22:00, 2019-07-19

Richard Branson cuts off SeaWorld as debate rages over captive marine mammals Another company is out of the business of bringing tourists to see whales and dolphins up close, following similar moves by Expedia, TripAdvisor and Thomas Cook....
22:15, 2019-07-19

Photos: Chasing storms in southern Arizona #metaslider_285263_filmstrip.flexslider .slides li {margin-right: 5px;} Tucson’s north side lighting / John Batbie John Batbie John Batbie Douglas, Arizona on Thurs, June 19, 2019 / Greg McCown ...
22:45, 2019-07-19

Some women don't heed warnings of acne drug danger during pregnancy conception (Reuters Health) - It's long been known that the highly effective acne medication isotretinoin - marketed as Accutane and Roaccutane - is tied to the risk of severe birth defects. But even with a special program in place to prevent conception in women taking the drug, each year two to three hundred ...
00:15, 2019-07-20