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How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis

Could the next prime minister suspend Parliament to push through Brexit against the will of lawmakers? That’s the most pressing question facing businesses, citizens and investors as the front-runner to become Britain’s next prime minister v...

How Brexit Could Unleash a U.K. Constitutional Crisis

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Ex-UK PM Major vows to protect Queen and avoid constitutional crisis in Brexit row Former British prime minister John Major vowed on Wednesday to go to court to block his party colleague Boris Johnson from suspending parliament and dragging the queen into a constitutional crisis to deliver a no-deal Brexit....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Trump Willing to Spark Constitutional Crisis to Get Citizenship on 2020 Census Weeks after the Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration cannot add its voter-suppressing citizenship question to the 2020 Census, President Donald Trump will reportedly take executive action to have his way, multiple outlets reported on Thursday....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Anticipating the Brexit Crisis -- and the Next Recession? EWI's Murray Gunn talks tells Dana Weeks about the pattern that helped him forecast the huge fall in the pound sterling. Plus, see the chart that warns of a coming recession....
14:45, 2019-05-21

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
21:30, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump wades into Britain's Brexit crisis U.S. President Donald Trump arrives in Britain on Monday on a state visit laden with diplomatic peril, having already humiliated outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit and challenged her to be tougher in dealing with China's Huawei....
15:00, 2019-06-02

Brexit crisis: Minister quits, piling pressure on Britain's May Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled calls for her to quit....
23:15, 2019-05-22

Britain is in the grip of an existential crisis that reaches far beyond Brexit | Aditya Chakrabortty Nearly three years after the referendum, Westminster has still not come to terms with the grievances that drove the resultThe person who is best qualified to hold up a mirror to British politics today is neither a minister nor an academic. He is not even British. No: he is, of course, Michel Barnier...
10:45, 2019-05-29

UK PM May's party faces worst ever election result amid Brexit crisis: poll British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is facing its worst ever general election result if a vote were held now, according to a new opinion poll, as voters frustrated with the deadlock over Brexit will punish the main political parties....
01:15, 2019-05-31

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
17:15, 2019-06-09

Netflix will unleash a 'Jurassic World' animated series in 2020 Just a day after announcing a Magic: The Gathering anime, Netflix has revealed another animated show based on a high-profile franchise is on the way. In 2020, it will unleash Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous, which takes place at the same time as 2015......
01:00, 2019-06-05

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
23:45, 2019-06-05

Mauritania’s constitutional council confirms new president NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) —   Mauritania’s constitutional council has confirmed Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the country’s president-elect. The council announced Monday that Ould Ghazouania had been elected to a five-year term. He is to be inaugurated on August 1. Ould Ghazouani, 62, a re...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Glaad’s Bold New Mission: an L.G.B.T. Constitutional Amendment Led by its chief executive, Sarah Kate Ellis, the gay rights group is moving beyond Hollywood and toward national politics, raising eyebrows among some of its allies....
01:15, 2019-06-30

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
19:15, 2019-06-28

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedure. The bill advancing Tuesday is similar to other...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was not in accordance with the Constitution as only......
12:45, 2019-07-02

U.N., Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: envoy The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the U.N. Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen told reporters on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Algeria army chief says 'certain parties' seeking constitutional vacuum Algeria's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Ahmed Gaed Salah on Tuesday accused some parties of favoring a constitutional vacuum in order to prolong the country's political crisis....
19:15, 2019-06-18

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
01:45, 2019-06-21

Disney custodian thinks watching child porn is his constitutional right: cops A custodian at Florida’s Walt Disney World has been charged with possessing child pornography — and believes it’s his constitutional right to look at graphic photos and videos of kids online, authorities said. Paul G. Curley, 66, was arrested Wednesday on six counts of possession of child porn...
21:30, 2019-06-28

Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run. The post Algeria’s Constitutional Council: July 4 presidential vote cancelled since it rejected 2 candidates who tried to run appeared first on LE...
14:15, 2019-06-02

Japan upper house poll begins, Abe's constitutional reform hopes at stake Campaigning began on Thursday for Japan's July 21 upper house election, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc expected to keep a majority but perhaps with fewer seats, clouding hopes of achieving his goal of revising the pacifist constitution....
05:15, 2019-07-04

SCOTUS Blocks Census Citizenship Question, but Rules Political Gerrymandering Constitutional On the last day of its term, the nation’s highest court churned out two major rulings: One concerning the U.S. Census, the other, the future of gerrymandering....
07:15, 2019-06-28

Constitutional expert on 'separation of church and state': Framers said nothing wrong with religion in culture The phrase, "separation of church and state," appears nowhere in the Constitution and the Founding Fathers saw nothing wrong with having religion in American culture, according to an expert....
15:15, 2019-06-23

Brexit Party MEPs boo EU Commission president nominee Ursula von der Leyen after she says Brexit could be extended Brexit Party MEPS booed a woman nominated to be president of the EU Commission after she said the UK's exit from the bloc could be delayed again beyond October 31....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Brexit news latest: No-deal 'fraught with risks' and everyone should be worried, warns former Brexit chief A no-deal Brexit is "fraught with risks" and is something everyone should be worried about, the former permanent secretary at the Brexit department has said....
11:45, 2019-07-08

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
08:30, 2019-05-22

Brexit supporter MP David T C Davies labelled 'liar' and 'traitor' by fellow Brexit supporter A Leave-backing MP has been filmed in a heated row with a bystander, who accused him of being "snowflake" and a "traitor" to fellow Brexit supporters....
17:30, 2019-05-22

What You Need to Know About the Iran Crisis President Trump approved and then canceled an attack on Iran with just minutes to spare. Here’s a guide to the crisis, with links to further reading....
01:00, 2019-06-22

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally but openly ferrying goods and humans from one cou...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Baseball Has a Home Run Crisis Just a quarter century ago, a home-run race helped revive the national pastime. Now, the thrilling feat that once saved baseball might be killing it....
07:30, 2019-07-09

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what we've been telling subscribers......
14:38, 2019-05-21

Will Boeing recover from the 737 Max crisis? Boeing announced on Thursday that the head of its 737 program, Eric Lindblad, is set to retire. The Boeing 737 Max was the fastest-selling airliner in Boeing history, selling more than 5,000 aircraft over the past few years. Then two fatal crashes halted all sales. There was a major problem with th...
01:15, 2019-07-12

Boeing Max 737 jet crisis: we should've been more open, says CEO Boss says aircraft maker failed to communicate properly with regulators and customersThe head of Boeing has admitted the company made communications errors in its dealings with regulators and airlines in the wake of the 737 Max jet crisis that grounded the entire fleet.Speaking on the eve of the Par...
21:45, 2019-06-16

Boeing CEO: 737 Max crisis is a 'defining moment' for us The Boeing 737 Max crisis has become a "defining moment" for the company, according to CEO Dennis Muilenburg. But he's confident it hasn't hurt Boeing's long-term growth prospects....
06:45, 2019-05-30

Olympic Boxing Remains In Crisis The Olympics are a bureaucratic rat’s nest, with national governing bodies, international governing bodies, host cities, various Olympic committees, and other assorted grifters jockeying for influence and money while also trying to put on the largest international sports spectacle in existence. One ...
23:45, 2019-05-22

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer waters as a result of climate change often cause str...
09:15, 2019-07-14

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has left before certain catastrophe.In Continuity, the...
14:45, 2019-05-24

CBS Unveils Its New Lineup After a Season of Crisis A possible merger with Viacom is back in play for the most-watched network, after it was affected by claims of misconduct at its executive wing, news division and prime-time shows....
17:15, 2019-05-21

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve an issue that has raised new fears about military conflict over commercial shipping lanes....
01:30, 2019-07-15

These 15 US cities may be on the verge of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Auto Consolidation Is Vital but Needs a Crisis Most successful auto mergers are born of crisis. Even if Fiat Chrysler finds a deal with Renault, investors shouldn’t expect a broader consolidation wave until industry profits look a lot shakier....
16:15, 2019-06-15

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatures....
12:30, 2019-06-15

Banks can help to alleviate the refugee crisis Humanitarian crises are emerging market issues and local banks are the best way to distribute aid. Banks should make it easier and cheaper to get funds to them....
14:38, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis between US and Iran BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Iraq’s foreign minister says Baghdad wants to mediate between the United States and will work to try and find a res...
13:45, 2019-05-26

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their careers in the relatively near future. While we must certainly take into account that the nature of certain workplaces and the human roles within them ...
03:00, 2019-05-27

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in pain...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
18:45, 2019-07-09

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
15:30, 2019-05-21

A Big Bank with Big Troubles: Financial Crisis 2.0? Many big financial institutions faced bankruptcy during the 2007-2009 crisis, and now -- a reminder of that turbulent time. A major global bank has been facing serious financial challenges -- and developments are only getting worse. Take a look at this chart and commentary from EWI's Global Market P...
21:15, 2019-07-16

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfires, flooding and other weather events, the retrea...
19:15, 2019-06-19

FX: Brokers cannot afford an identity crisis The recent withdrawal of Stater Global Markets from the prime-of-prime broker market has underlined the need for providers to continue to prove their value to clients....
18:30, 2019-07-02

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190m to be spent directly on climate-related issues i...
17:15, 2019-07-03

The inside story: The global financial crisis 2008: While the GFC raged, Euromoney had an inside view as politicians on both sides of the Atlantic tried to save the banking system (from the imagination of Jon Macaskill)....
17:00, 2019-06-11

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
03:30, 2019-07-10

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the young mothers don’t get special medical considera...
23:15, 2019-07-04

‘A zombie party’: the deepening crisis of conservatism The traditional right is clinging on to power – but its ideas are dead in the water.By Andy BeckettConservatism is the dominant politics of the modern world. Even when rightwing parties are not in power, conservative ideas and policies set the shape of society and the economy. Ever since the transfo...
00:00, 2019-05-29

Investigation uncovers suicide crisis in US jails The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help. I need my medicine, she demanded. I have to get out of here, she screamed. Fillmore was in the Duchesne County Jail on a charge......
23:15, 2019-06-18

Oil and migration: why the U.S. is heavily involved in Venezuela’s crisis Oil, migration and proximity. These are the reasons experts gave when asked why the western world — particularly the United States — is so concerned with Venezuela's political fate....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because they didn’t say “no” when their children wanted to g...
15:00, 2019-07-07

Boeing Criticized for 737 Max Crisis at House Hearing Frustrations were expressed in Washington, a day after Boeing secured a major show of confidence when the parent company of British Airways ordered 200 Max jets....
00:45, 2019-06-20

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
03:30, 2019-06-28

Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between the US and Iran BAGHDAD — Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels. Iraqi foreign minister, Mohammed al-Hakim, made the offer during a joint news co...
17:30, 2019-05-26

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
17:45, 2019-06-06

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
17:15, 2019-07-05

How Bad Is Maharashtra Farmer Crisis? 8 Suicides Every Day For 4 Years As many as 12,021 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra from 2015 to 2018 for reasons that included bank loans and crop failure, averaging eight deaths a day. This number is over double that of the......
17:15, 2019-06-23

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers with addiction....
11:00, 2019-07-08

Israel could see second election amid coalition crisis Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to promise Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a new mandate....
13:00, 2019-05-28

Facebook says it can't handle election misinformation crisis alone Speaking at Aspen Ideas Festival, Mark Zuckerberg says private companies shouldn’t have ‘final word’ on such decisionsMark Zuckerberg has said Facebook cannot be expected to manage the crisis around election misinformation campaigns on its own.The Facebook CEO, speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival o...
19:15, 2019-06-27

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
05:30, 2019-06-04

Ridiculous To Blame BJP On Karnataka Crisis, Says Ram Madhav Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav has dismissed charges that his party engineered defections in Karnataka leaving the Congress-JD(S) government struggling to survive, but said they are......
18:45, 2019-07-08

Ethiopia tries to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister sought to mediate Sudan's political crisis on Friday, urging military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in resolving their standoff since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
20:15, 2019-06-07

Israel’s political crisis could trigger a new election Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to form a new governing coalition as he sought to stave off a crisis that could trigger an unprecedented second election this year or even force him to step down...
22:45, 2019-05-29

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast enough to prevent an elected president from potentially pardoning herself at the end of the year so ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:30, 2019-07-12

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something unusual. Despite the book’s focus on fossil fuels,...
10:30, 2019-07-01

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif jumped on the phone in minutes and worked out the sailors' release in hours....
13:30, 2019-05-24

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way you can help the issue, and it doesn’t have to be...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Toy Story 4 Is an Existential Crisis the Whole Family Can Enjoy We live in an age of sequels upon sequels; we’re up to our ears in reboots and origin stories. No one needs a Toy Story 4, especially considering that the 2010 Toy Story 3, a lovely meditation on the need to move on to new things even when we’re not quite ready for them, would have ended...
13:30, 2019-06-20

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. (June 13)        ...
06:45, 2019-06-14

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more than 110 countries stretching from India to Austra...
06:30, 2019-05-25

With crisis unresolved, Israel seems headed toward elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament has passed the first of three motions required for the chamber to dissolve itself as the country appears headed toward another snap election. The measure passed on Tuesday with a 66-44 majority, and a tentative election date was set for Sept. 17. Last month...
10:45, 2019-05-28

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
04:45, 2019-06-12

Moldova snap election called as crisis deepens A day after a new government was approved after months of wrangling, the country's new, acting president has called a fresh vote in September. The move prompted tens of thousands of people onto the streets....
00:00, 2019-06-10

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
10:00, 2019-06-13

Renault Formula 1 team had to manage "communication crisis" Renault Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul says one of his biggest 2019 difficulties has been managing a "communication crisis" caused by his optimism not being matched by early results...
10:30, 2019-06-17

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goa...
08:45, 2019-06-17

Jet Airways Crisis Led To Marginal Hike In Airfare, Says Government Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that as per the prevailing regulations, airfares are neither established nor regulated by the government....
08:00, 2019-07-12

UN urges independent probe in Strait of Hormuz crisis UN chief Antonio Guterres has called on all actors in the region to "avoid a major confrontation." The US and UK have accused Iran of attacking tankers transiting through the Persian Gulf....
16:45, 2019-06-15

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - And Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
12:45, 2019-06-13

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesA die-off of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdown, according to a study.Between 3,150 and 8,500 seabirds died over a four-month period from October ...
20:30, 2019-05-29

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract statistics and detached policy arguments....
22:15, 2019-06-27

Rajnath Singh's Jibe At Congress Over Leadership Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday took a swipe at the Congress over its leadership crisis, saying that the opposition party is still searching for a chief and "it is unclear whether there is......
22:30, 2019-07-06

US Catholic bishops convene to confront sex-abuse crisis U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting under pressure to defuse the ever-widening clergy sex-abuse crisis that has weakened the church....
02:15, 2019-06-12

In Venezuela, criminals feel the pinch of an economic crisis In something of an unexpected silver lining to Venezuela’s all-consuming crisis, experts say armed assaults and killings in the country are plummeting....
07:00, 2019-05-28

Israel’s parliament looks to dissolve amid coalition crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s newly elected parliament is drafting a bill to dissolve itself. The move comes as a deadline to form a coalition government nears with no progress in sight. If the bill passes, Israel would face its second election campaign in a matter of months. Prime Minister Benjam...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Don't let my case distract from humanitarian crisis, Sea-Watch captain says A ship's captain being investigated for bringing migrants ashore in defiance of Italian coastguard orders has warned against her case becoming a distraction from the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean Sea....
21:30, 2019-07-10

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
14:45, 2019-07-08

Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On Turkey remains stuck in perilous proximity to economic crisis, as households and businesses defer spending and investment in the face of weak growth....
15:30, 2019-07-08

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despair and allow the worst to happen, the novelist John Lanchester has said. Lanchester’s new book is a d...
20:15, 2019-05-27

Peru and Colombia call for more aid to help with Venezuelan migratory crisis Colombia and Peru on Monday called on the international community to commit more aid to help them cope with an influx of around 2 million Venezuelans who have migrated to the two countries in recent years....
02:00, 2019-05-28

| WATCH: Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's water system tainted with lead. WATCH NOW....
11:15, 2019-06-14

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
06:15, 2019-07-08

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken Israel leader has remained uncharacteristically quiet throughout the current crisis between the U.S....
11:00, 2019-05-29

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage both to cover its costs and make the huge interest payments on its mountain of debt. Its poorly maintained power plants are struggling to meet demand, and...
11:00, 2019-05-29

Russia, other key powers discuss Venezuelan crisis in Sweden Sweden is hosting talks between major powers with stakes in dealing with Venezuela’s political turmoil, the latest effort to jumpstart flagging attempts to find a peaceful solution to the country’s deepening crisis...
01:15, 2019-06-14

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

"Why So Greedy": Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At BJP Over Karnataka Crisis West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday accused the BJP of indulging in horse-trading in Karnataka and claimed that rebel Congress lawmakers of the southern state were locked up in......
00:30, 2019-07-11

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing countries for the profound impacts, the UN has wa...
14:15, 2019-07-07

'Europe is also responsible for the crisis in Mexico': Anabel Hernández Anabel Hernández, recipient of the DW Freedom of Speech Award 2019, on corruption in her native Mexico and the ways in which international players bear partial responsibility for the power of the drug mafia there....
12:30, 2019-05-27

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
02:15, 2019-06-24

Israel faces possible second election amid coalition crisis Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing the possibility of having to fight a second election this year, as he struggles to form a coalition government....
20:45, 2019-05-27

Crisis in Moldova Deepens as Court Forces Out President The ousting of Igor Dodon deepened a standoff between rival parties over the formation of a government. His successor called new elections for September....
17:30, 2019-06-09

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
12:30, 2019-06-07

Elderly caught in brutal trap of Venezuelan crisis The slap of dominoes on the rickety wooden table echoes around the courtyard of the Mother Teresa Senior Home on the outskirts of Caracas. The residents are dotted around soaking up the sun, most on their own and in silence, contemplating a retirement that falls well short of being their "golden yea...
20:15, 2019-05-21

Crisis-hit Boeing warns airlines on 737 wing part Boeing has urged a number of airlines to replace a potentially faulty part on the wings of up to 133 of its 737 aircraft - months after the next generation versions of the planes were grounded after two fatal crashes....
12:30, 2019-06-03

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
18:15, 2019-07-03

Pricey homes in these 15 US cities put them at risk of a housing crisis 24/7 Wall St. analyzed real estate data to identify 15 U.S. cities with unusually high home prices, putting them at risk of a housing collapse.        ...
19:00, 2019-05-31

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program....
21:15, 2019-07-16

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Germany....
20:00, 2019-06-20

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it faces a #MeToo firestorm. Home state Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are among the candidates co...
10:45, 2019-05-31

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:00, 2019-05-21

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn’t create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it. The two-term Democrat who not long ago flirted with a presidential run has been besieged by complaints about homeless encampments that have gotten so widespread he’s facing a potentia...
07:45, 2019-06-20

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
22:30, 2019-05-21

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the most ambitious in the world under a new plan devised by state legislators.The program projects that...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Norway mediation effort in Venezuela’s crisis slows Venezuelan leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that the opposition’s demand for presidential elections is not negotiable, slowing mediation efforts by Norway aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis...
01:00, 2019-06-08

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
01:00, 2019-06-08

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seemed to echo the sentiments of most of the 34,000 mem...
22:00, 2019-06-29

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-07

The response to DRC’s Ebola crisis isn’t working. Here’s what we need to do | David Miliband A year into the outbreak, 1,500 have died – and war in the country is making things worse. But we can take positive action• David Miliband is president and CEO of International Rescue CommitteeIt is almost a year since an Ebola outbreak was formally declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s...
04:00, 2019-07-16

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

Ashley shows Goals bosses red card over VAT crisis The Sports Direct International tycoon Mike Ashley has declared war on the board of Goals Soccer Centres over the accounting crisis which has left its shares suspended for months....
00:45, 2019-06-19

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement of their own....
20:45, 2019-05-21

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
15:30, 2019-05-21

Why Did Michigan Just Drop All Charges in the Flint Water Crisis? The people of Flint, Michigan, deserve justice. More than five years ago, the city switched its water source and exposed nearly 100,000 residents to lead-tainted drinking water. Yet the state has failed to hold anyone accountable for this event, and now the Department of Attorney General is dropping...
19:15, 2019-06-14

International groups focused on Venezuela crisis meet at UN UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two international groups trying to foster a solution to the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela want to get buy-in from countries supporting embattled President Nicolás Maduro. The Lima Group and the International Contact Group met Monday at U.N. headquarters. Both g...
21:45, 2019-06-03

El Salvador president: US is handling migrant crisis wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number of people making perilous journeys into the US....
07:15, 2019-07-01

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

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
06:45, 2019-05-30

LA mayor urges Trump to work with him on homeless crisis LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants President Donald Trump to visit the city and work with him on the homeless crisis. The Democratic mayor made the public invitation during a radio interview Tuesday, after the Republican president called the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, San ...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick solution....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured parliament to push an agenda of urgent climate action, social justice and civil liberties, the moveme...
06:30, 2019-05-28

Jordan buckling under pressure of growing refugee crisis Jordan’s dangerous geopolitical position, surrounded by civil wars and taking in overwhelming amounts of foreigners, could seriously threaten the survival of one of the only stable regimes left in the Middle East....
23:00, 2019-07-12

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene Roman Catholic bishops are under pressure to carry out significant reforms to confront an ever-growing sex abuse scandal as they convene a national meeting in Baltimore. The pressure comes not only from longtime critics of the church’s response to clergy sex abuse, but also from insiders who n...
20:15, 2019-06-09

Boeing Ends Order Drought Triggered by 737 MAX Crisis Boeing ended a two-month drought of orders for its airliners in the wake of the grounding of its 737 MAX fleet by securing a commitment from Korean Air and Air Lease Corp. to buy 787 Dreamliners....
17:00, 2019-06-18

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald Trump.Leaders of several groups, including the Cong...
22:15, 2019-06-05

"If They Vote Against...": DK Shivakumar On Karnataka Crisis, Floor Test Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar, who last week went to Mumbai to convince rebel lawmakers to return to the fold, expressed confidence today that his party colleagues would return to "save the......
15:00, 2019-07-14

This Spring's Flooding Crisis Is Part of a Bigger Pattern for the U.S. The United States has faced historic flooding this spring. From the Midwest to California to the Southern Plains, record precipitation has begotten both slow-moving and flash floods. Read more......
05:00, 2019-05-31

Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge Doctors, journalists, students and farmers are among more than 60,000 Nicaraguans who have fled the country in fear of their lives since anti-Government demonstrations began last April, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said on Tuesday....
14:32, 2019-05-21

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
09:15, 2019-05-22

India creates new ministry to tackle water crisis NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s government has created a new ministry to grapple with a growing water crisis, with more than 60% of the country’s 1.3 billion people dependent on farming and good monsoon rains. Indian President Ram Nath Kovind says the new Ministry of Water Power will tackle wat...
12:30, 2019-06-20

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months pregnant and nine months married, with so few poss...
12:30, 2019-06-19

Airbus launches new A321 jet, Boeing apologizes for MAX crisis Airbus launched a long-range version of its A321neo jet at the Paris Airshow on Monday, aiming to carve out new routes for airlines with smaller planes and steal a march on rival Boeing's plans for a possible new mid-market jet....
12:00, 2019-06-17

What Happens Next in Brexit? It’s three years since Britain voted to leave the European Union, but the Brexit saga drags on. Departure day has been postponed twice, and what kind of divorce the U.K. really wants isn’t yet clear. Parliament is deadlocked, having repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement negotiated by Prime Mi...
05:30, 2019-05-22

Don't Speculate, Says Congress Amid Rahul Gandhi's Resignation Crisis The Congress today asked the media to "respect the sanctity" of the closed-door meeting of its working committee and "not fall into the trap of conjectures or speculations". The statement by the......
18:15, 2019-05-27

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based charity CDP on Tuesday....
09:15, 2019-06-04

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican lawmakers would seek to block President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
17:30, 2019-06-04

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republican legislators fled the state and took refuge in neighboring Idaho. As police were ordered to brin...
09:30, 2019-06-29

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Industry got its head in the sand, or in the record levels of carbon-intensive concrete just poured at th...
20:30, 2019-07-02

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
17:15, 2019-05-31

Ethiopian premier visits Sudan, trying to ease deadly crisis KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is in Sudan to mediate between the ruling military and the country’s protest leaders amid an army crackdown that has killed over 100 people this week. Ahmed was met by Sudanese generals who in April ousted longtime autocrat Omar al-Bas...
11:45, 2019-06-07

Many in media changing their tune on border 'crisis' after claiming it was 'manufactured' Media pundits and anchors seemingly switched gears in recent weeks and now consider the immigration problems at the southern border a "crisis," after months of downplaying the issue and blaming President Trump. ...
22:00, 2019-06-30

Traffic in Hong Kong flowing day after political crisis flared Traffic was restored in the heart of Hong Kong on Thursday following violent clashes the day before between police and protesters who oppose legislation that would allow criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China for trial....
10:15, 2019-06-13

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-door meeting Wednesday still aiming to bring legis...
04:15, 2019-06-13

German lawmaker urges Merkel to pay more attention to Cameroon crisis German lawmaker Christoph Hoffmann has written a letter to Chancellor Angela Merkel asking her to weigh in on Cameroon’s political crisis. A new report places Cameroon at the top of the list of neglected crises....
19:45, 2019-06-05

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to provoke a diplomatic crisis as her husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai and a key UK ally in the Gulf, faces mounting cri...
17:15, 2019-07-06

Trevor Noah on Boris Johnson: 'Like a midlife crisis Malfoy' Late-night hosts discussed Donald Trump’s British visit and introduced Americans to the mayhem surrounding Boris JohnsonLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s continued time in Britain as well as providing an introduction to the world of Boris Johnson. Continue reading......
20:00, 2019-06-06

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, Mike Pence declined repeated invitations to say the human-induced climate crisis is a threat ...
22:30, 2019-06-23

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back injury took their toll and he was convicted of drink driving in 2012. Just two days after his arrival at...
11:30, 2019-07-02

Opinion: Moldovan crisis a test case for Russia-US cooperation The power struggle in Moldova continues: Two presidents and two governments, with the international community being surprisingly in agreement. It stands as a test for future developments, writes Robert Schwartz....
19:45, 2019-06-12

Amid A Huge Water Crisis, PM Modi's 3 Requests to People Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people to conserve water, calling it "paras" (the philosopher's stone) that creates new life. As parts of the country pass through the worst-ever......
11:30, 2019-06-30

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double-whammy of a public relations nightmare — the mysterious deaths of tourists and the shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a report. “Unfortunately, the unrelated incidents c...
17:15, 2019-06-12

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to whether they're a hindrance or a help to that cause....
05:15, 2019-06-12

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into poverty, a study released on Tuesday found....
11:15, 2019-06-05

Libya suffers drinking water crisis amidst battle for oil TRIPOLI — While Libya’s oil lies at the heart of three months of fighting over Tripoli and years of power struggles before that, water is becoming a far bigger concern for its people. Interruptions to water supplies are common after eight years of near-anarchy since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted, but a...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Regional group to discuss Venezuela crisis next week, says Canada The Lima Group regional bloc, which supports the opposition in crisis-hit Venezuela, will meet in Guatemala on June 6, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

The rise of Big Sperm: does the tech world have the answer to our semen crisis? Sperm counts in western men are falling, and nobody is sure why. But relax – because help is here, with everything from home-testing kits to sperm-freezingLads, lads, lads, hate to interrupt, but how’s your ejaculate? Would you struggle to fill half a teaspoon? And your concentration, please: are we...
16:45, 2019-07-07

Deciding Whether To Restart A Video Game Is My Latest Debilitating Crisis Sometimes, life presents you with a choice that you just know is going to Change Everything. It’s in these moments that we must take decisive action, plunge headlong into the abyssal unknown with nothing but resolute self-belief to shield us from the grasping black. Anyway, it’s with this in mind th...
18:30, 2019-05-31

Solar farms could be wildlife havens that tackle biodiversity crisis UK’s solar farms could provide habitats and food for wildlife, says a new report – but critics worry that planned larger farms will be less wildlife-friendly...
21:15, 2019-06-27

Former acting ICE chief defends administration response to border crisis Former acting Immigration and Customs Director Ron Vitiello defended President Donald Trump's response to the influx of migrants at the southern border in an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer....
16:30, 2019-07-04

Pence calls on Canada to do more to engage Cuba over Venezuelan crisis U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called on Canada to do more to engage directly with Cuba over what Pence called the island nation's "malign influence" on Venezuela's political crisis....
07:45, 2019-05-31

Manhattan home prices fall for first time since financial crisis New tax law changes cost New Yorkers an estimated $14 billion last year. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how the new tax rules are hurting housing prices....
21:45, 2019-06-27

| 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

"Democracy Denigrated": Congress Attacks PM Modi, BJP On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, saying that the party had orchestrated the resignations of nearly a dozen legislators in Karnataka,......
17:45, 2019-07-06

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future to bring in the closer from Seattle, the AL Reliever of the Year last year who piled up 57 saves and pitched to a 1.96 ERA,......
04:00, 2019-05-31

Moldovan court removes president amid government crisis A Moldovan court has removed President Igor Dodon from his post after he refused to comply with its ruling to dissolve parliament following a months-long political stalemate....
22:45, 2019-06-09

Crystal Crisis Is The Sequel Puzzle Fighter Fans Deserve In 1996 Capcom released Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo, a competitive puzzle game featuring chibi versions of Street Fighter and Darkstalkers characters. The closest Capcom’s gotten to making a sequel is a failed free-to-play mobile game. It’s cool, though. Indie developer Nicalis just released Cryst...
22:45, 2019-05-30

Amey close to ending £300m Birmingham road crisis The embattled contractor Amey is closing in on a £300m deal to abandon the maintenance of Birmingham's 1600-mile road network, drawing a line under one of Britain's most troubled outsourcing contracts....
19:00, 2019-05-30

Kushner meets with Netanyahu amid Israel’s political crisis U.S. President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Trump administration’s long-awaited plan for Mideast peace....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new analysis.The study reveals that more than 1,300 legal actions concerning climate change have been brou...
10:30, 2019-07-04

G20 countries triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 countries have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power plants in recent years, despite the urgent need to cut the carbon emissions driving the climate crisis.The bloc of major economies pledged a decade ...
19:30, 2019-06-27

White House Report Card: Trump vs. the ‘avocado crisis’ This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump’s frustration boiling over with nonstop illegal immigration and the refusal by Democrats to take the issue seriously. As a result, he threatened to impose trade tariffs on Mexico, which seems to have sparked a positive reaction from our neigh...
20:45, 2019-06-01

Southern Baptists meet; sex abuse crisis tops agenda BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention opened a national meeting Tuesday dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis . Delegates were considering prevention measures and a proposal making it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, ...
00:15, 2019-06-12

UN envoy will ‘ring the alarm bell’ if no action on Rohingya crisis The UN envoy for Myanmar said that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.”...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
02:00, 2019-07-03

Amid crisis, Haiti fights to save oil used in fine perfumes LES CAYES, Haiti (AP) — High in the Haitian hillsides, men gather roots to produce an essential oil used in fine perfumes ranging from Chanel to Guerlain. In the poorest country of the Western Hemisphere, this is ground zero for a multimillion-dollar industry responsible for more than half the world...
18:30, 2019-06-28

"BJP A Poacher Party," Congress's Adhir Chowdhury on Karnataka Crisis Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today termed BJP a "poacher" party and said that his party will raise the current Karnataka political crisis in Parliament....
14:15, 2019-07-08

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party to rule in any state. They are destroying......
14:15, 2019-07-08

Italy says it won't seek fight with EU, amid talk of government crisis The Italian government is confident it can reach a compromise with Brussels and avoid sanctions over its deteriorating public finances, the economy minister said as talk of a looming government crisis grew....
22:30, 2019-06-02

A ‘staggering’ 4 million people have fled crisis-stricken Venezuela: UN Venezuela's imploding economy has brought widespread shortages of basic foods and medicines, while political hostilities have led to waves of fatal violence....
20:45, 2019-06-07

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has acknowledged that our planet faces a climate emergency. ...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
10:30, 2019-05-28

Blame It On Rahul Gandhi, Says Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Union Minister Rajnath Singh today asserted in parliament that the ruling BJP had "nothing to do with" the crisis in Karnataka, where the Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition is fighting for survival......
11:15, 2019-07-08

Will Smith is producing a murder mystery set against the Flint water crisis It’s been over five years since the water in Flint, Michigan was initially determined to be contaminated. While the water crisis in Flint rages on (it will allegedly be rectified this year), it’s somewhat surprising there haven’t been more TV shows or movies exploring the subject. According to Deadl...
23:15, 2019-06-11

Sex abuse crisis tops agenda as Southern Baptists convene The Southern Baptist Convention convenes its annual national meeting Tuesday, and sex abuse by clergy and staff is expected to be the big topic of conversation....
18:30, 2019-06-08

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington DC on Tuesday, demanding a debate focused on the crisis as presidenti...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in order for the world to survive an environmental crisis and widening social divides.The environmentalist...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Bury financial crisis deepens amid pressure over £4.2m loan • Loan is from former owner Stewart Day’s property company• Club face winding-up petition and owner says debt is £8mBury, already in the grip of a financial crisis, are facing further pressure for the repayment of £4.2m in loans from their former owner’s property company, which has collapsed into ad...
21:00, 2019-05-29

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
22:45, 2019-05-21

Cuomo demands MTA execs fix ‘egregious’ subway homeless crisis Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired off a letter to MTA execs Friday demanding they address the homeless crisis in the city’s subways — saying he’s “never seen it this bad.” “I’ve never seen it this egregious, either on the numbers and on the statistics, or as a matter of visibility,” Cu...
21:00, 2019-07-12

A new drinking water crisis hits US military bases across the nation The U.S. military's use of firefighting foam that contains a potentially dangerous chemical compound could have serious health consequences for workers....
15:15, 2019-07-13

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climate Now, a project co-sponsored by The Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation. Joined by The Guardi...
14:30, 2019-05-22

Los Angeles crisis illustrates the daunting task of housing the homeless In Los Angeles' Skid Row, tents line entire city blocks. These makeshift shelters for the city's homeless are now an almost permanent fixture of the city's landscape, with barbecue grills and clusters of bikes standing alongside them....
12:45, 2019-06-18

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It will be the most significant UN climate summit si...
22:30, 2019-06-18

Mexico's AMLO faces first major crisis after US immigration deal Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's presidency has hit a wall. An immigration agreement he struck with the United States is under fire from his own party, and has damaged his popularity in Mexico....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
22:30, 2019-05-21

More than 500 arrested after protests and clashes as India water crisis worsens Millions of people are running out of usable water in the southern Indian city of Chennai, which is currently experiencing major droughts and a rapidly worsening water crisis....
05:00, 2019-06-21

U.S. Senate committee passes bill to deal with crisis in Venezuela A U.S. Senate committee approved a bipartisan bill Wednesday that seeks to accelerate planning at international financial institutions for Venezuela's reconstruction....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Venezuela turns to Russia, Cuba, China in health crisis Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's government is increasingly turning to allies Cuba, China and Russia to offset a health crisis caused by U.S. sanctions, a minister said on Wednesday....
02:00, 2019-05-23

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who was found dead in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and apparently strike his head. The Tarrant County medica...
23:01, 2019-06-15

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows to just inches and lays waste to everything in it...
22:15, 2019-06-21

Georgia accuses Russia over unrest as political crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker as opposition parties tried to capitalize on public anger over the incident to press wider political demands....
21:45, 2019-06-21

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with little to celebrate despite bulging order books....
19:30, 2019-06-16

Mamata Banerjee Discusses Karnataka Crisis With HD Kumaraswamy: Report West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asked Karnataka's HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said today....
16:30, 2019-07-11

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this famous line: “‘Tis the time’s plague when madmen lead the blind.” The words were written more than 400 ...
12:30, 2019-05-23

The world over, people in crisis suffer sexual violence – this scourge must end Tackling gender violence in crises requires changes of response and focus – as delegates in Oslo for a major summit will be toldNomtaz Begum had lived all her life in Myanmar. Two years ago, men in uniform came to her village. They killed the men there, including her husband and three small children...
11:45, 2019-05-23

CNN mired in a credibility crisis as ratings continue to collapse, experts say CNN is suffering a credibility crisis as viewership for the once-proud network continues to collapse with no apparent plan in place to fix things anytime soon, according to various media watchdogs....
23:00, 2019-07-11

Lawmakers hope for progress on spending caps, border crisis WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations over paying the country’s bills and funding about $1.3 trillion in agency budgets are set to reconvene Wednesday in an effort to head off a train wreck when a series of budget and debt deadlines hit this fall. At the same time, a key Senate panel is poi...
00:15, 2019-06-19

Google to invest $1bn to fight tech-fueled housing crisis Funds to support development of 20,000 new homes as San Francisco Bay Area grapples with homelessnessGoogle will invest $1bn in housing throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a region plagued by a housing and homelessness crisis that has in part been fueled by the tech industry.The announcement come...
01:30, 2019-06-19

Funding crisis threatens crucial UK ocean monitoring project The array of moorings monitoring a weakening in the Atlantic conveyor belt risk being left in the lurch when funding expires in 2020, leaving key questions about the climate unanswered...
15:30, 2019-05-21

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next week. The House aims to pass its bill as soon as next Tuesday, with just days to spare before Congress...
21:15, 2019-06-19

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval....
22:30, 2019-06-19

Water supply restored for millions in Libya, averting crisis Armed group claiming loyalty to Khalifa Haftar had cut off water to capital and other citiesWater supplies to the Libyan capital and surrounding cities have been restored two days after they were cut off when an armed group stormed a control room, averting shortages that could have caused a humanita...
14:45, 2019-05-21

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
06:45, 2019-06-20

The U.S. Helped Defeat Ebola in 2014. Now, We’re Watching a Crisis Become a Catastrophe Imagine a firefighter battling a blaze while the sprinkler system emits gasoline. This is the current state of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). So far, over 1,600 people have died from the virus and thousands more have been infected. While this outbreak is not yet at th...
21:45, 2019-07-16

RBI Holds Meeting Over Coin-Storage Crisis Of Banks In Shirdi The Reserve Bank of India has instructed nationalised banks to continue to accept coins deposited by the Saibaba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, the temple's managing body said Wednesday....
07:45, 2019-06-20

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over the climate crisis....
17:30, 2019-06-20

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
15:45, 2019-05-21

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
20:00, 2019-06-19

'Risk of war' persists in Strait of Hormuz crisis, Germany's Maas says The German foreign minister said all parties "must do everything to make sure it does not come to this." Iran has dismissed claims it attacked two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, triggering a crisis in the waterway....
20:00, 2019-06-19

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress, international crises play out in black and white. As in a flickering newsreel from a former age, complex events are reduced to symbolic emblems of rig...
01:30, 2019-06-19

Iran Crisis or ‘Circus’? A Weary Middle East Wonders A sudden profusion of incidents and warnings has stirred fears that the Trump administration is trying to gin up a flawed case for war, like the Bush administration did in Iraq in 2003....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Venezuela in crisis as Guaido calls for May Day protests: Live updates More protests are planned in Venezuela on Wednesday following an attempt by opposition leader Juan Guaido to spark an uprising against embattled President Nicolas Maduro....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly serious impacts expected in future.Scorching heatwaves a...
20:15, 2019-06-03

Google Pledges $1 Billion For Housing Crisis Near California Headquarters Google on Tuesday pledged to commit more than $1 billion to help address the severe housing crisis in the region that includes its headquarters and Silicon Valley....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Survey shows crisis of confidence in vaccines in parts of Europe Just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwideA global survey of attitudes towards science has revealed the scale of the crisis of confidence in vaccines in Europe, showing that only 59% of people in western Europe and 50% in the east think vaccines are sa...
07:00, 2019-06-19

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance in crisis, reports suggest Multiple employees claim departments are being axed and staff dismissed in the wake of Carlos Ghosn’s arrest The partnership between Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi is falling apart in the wake of former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s arrest, according to numerous reports. The Financial Times, claiming to have ...
12:30, 2019-06-19

Chennai in crisis as authorities blamed for dire water shortage Four reservoirs supplying India’s sixth largest city dry up as state accused of inactionAuthorities in Chennai have been criticised for failing to deal with a crippling water shortage that has brought the Indian city to crisis point, leaving taps dry in homes and forcing schools, offices and restaur...
16:45, 2019-06-19

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earnings potential, researchers found....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
20:00, 2019-05-28

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

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
07:00, 2019-06-15

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
14:15, 2019-06-22

Bloomberg reporters face jail for reports on Turkish crisis ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency says Turkish prosecutors are seeking up to five-year jail terms for two of its Istanbul-based reporters over their report on last year’s currency crisis. Bloomberg said late Thursday that Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic have been accu...
11:45, 2019-06-14

Georgia and Russia trade blame over unrest as crisis brews Georgia and Russia traded blame on Friday for an outbreak of unrest in Tbilisi sparked by the visit of a Russian lawmaker with the Kremlin announcing it would suspend passenger flights between the two countries to protect its citizens....
01:30, 2019-06-22

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may turn it into an island, amid renewed warnings from scientists over the havoc triggered by the acceler...
09:00, 2019-06-14

Randeep Surjewala Blames "Mismanagement" For Power Crisis In Haryana Senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala on Friday sought a clarification from the Haryana government on the power situation, claiming that people were reeling under power cuts due to its......
19:00, 2019-06-14

Special Report: They fled Venezuela's crisis by boat - then vanished A taxi dropped Maroly Bastardo and her two small children by a cemetery not far from the shore in northeast Venezuela. She still had time to change her mind....
17:30, 2019-06-14

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Committee....
21:45, 2019-07-10

'Generation Jobless' Looks Back on How Financial Crisis Shaped Careers Members of the class of 2009 graduated from college into a recession, struggled to get their footing in the full-time workforce—and today some are grateful for the lessons in grit....
09:30, 2019-05-26

AU envoy mediates Sudan crisis as protesters slam military An African Union envoy is in Sudan to mediate the crisis as leaders of the country's protest movement accuse the ruling military of pursuing a brutal crackdown on protesters....
14:30, 2019-06-13

"Martial Law In Mumbai," Says Senior Congress Leader On Karnataka Crisis The Congress on Wednesday wondered if martial law is imposed in Mumbai, alleging that party lawmakers from Karnataka are being kept "in captivity" there and "not allowed to meet a minister"....
00:30, 2019-07-11

Flint Water Crisis: Prosecutors Drop All Criminal Charges Prosecutors abruptly dismissed cases against state and local officials in the drinking water crisis that began five years ago and has plagued Flint ever since....
00:30, 2019-06-14

Congress's DK Shivakumar's Biggest Challenge As Karnataka Crisis Deepens A senior Mumbai police officer, stopping Mr Shivakumar from entering the hotel, said: "Sir, (the rebel lawmakers) have said they are frightened of you, we can't allow you to enter unless they want us......
08:00, 2019-07-10

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges across the US have been accused of censoring students who have attempted to use their graduation speeches to speak out on the unfolding climate crisis...
12:30, 2019-06-07

Tree planting 'has mind-blowing potential' to tackle climate crisis Research shows a trillion trees could be planted to capture huge amount of carbon dioxidePlanting billions of trees across the world is by far the biggest and cheapest way to tackle the climate crisis, according to scientists, who have made the first calculation of how many more trees could be plant...
21:15, 2019-07-04

Political crisis builds in Hong Kong after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after several hundred thousand people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
16:30, 2019-06-09

NYPD officers' suicides prompt top cop to cite 'mental health crisis' The commissioner of the country's largest police force said the department has a "crisis" on its hands after three officers killed themselves in 10 days....
23:15, 2019-06-16

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

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in......
20:15, 2019-06-14

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
18:30, 2019-06-03

Shadow Banking Crisis Raises Risk Of Indian Bad-Loan Redux Loans from the shadow banking sector expanded rapidly in the period up to the IL&FS defaults, a time in which the regulated banks were in the depths of a bad-loan crisis, weighed down by some $200......
12:00, 2019-06-17

Boeing 737 Program Head To Retire Amid Jet's Grounding Crisis: Company The head of Boeing's embattled 737 MAX program plans to retire, the company said on Thursday, just as it gears up to persuade regulators to return the plane to the skies after two deadly crashes....
06:30, 2019-07-12

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief executive, Larry Fink, landed in inboxes in January saying that the world’s biggest investor would no longer invest in companies that are not compliant...
14:45, 2019-05-21

"Cricket World Cup, Maybe": Tejashwi Yadav Goes Missing Amid Bihar Crisis Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav may be Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's sharpest critic, but curiously enough, he's nowhere to be seen at a time when the ruling coalition is on the......
18:15, 2019-06-19

Turkey fires central bank chief as economic crisis endures No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis....
17:30, 2019-07-06

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation” at stake, three top UN humanitarian officials said on Wednesday. ...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Bury bodies along UK's motorways to ease burial crisis, expert suggests New approaches to disposing of the dead needed as graveyards and crematoria are almost fullFrom burials in pyramids to scattering ashes and even plastination, there has been no shortage of ideas about how to deal with human corpses.But with graveyards and crematoria almost full in Britain, the conun...
09:15, 2019-07-05

Southern Baptist leader bemoans abuse crisis, vows action The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has apologized for the abuse crisis besetting his church and outlined an array of steps to address it....
02:30, 2019-06-13

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

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
20:00, 2019-06-09

"Finance Minister Must Find Solution To Economic Crisis": Shiv Sena BJP's ally Shiv Sena today asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to find a solution to the "economic crisis", citing the latest official data on slumping growth and rising unemployment....
10:30, 2019-06-03

Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forcesOne of Africa’s bastions of press freedom is attempting to enact harsh legislation that threatens journalists reporting on an unfolding security crisis, human rights organisations and press freedom advocates ha...
23:45, 2019-07-14

Moldovan president suspended, snap election called as crisis deepens A Moldovan court temporarily relieved President Igor Dodon of his duties on Sunday to allow a stand-in to call a snap election, deepening a standoff between rival political parties over the formation of a new government after months of deadlock....
16:30, 2019-06-09

Democratic debate: candidates fail to grasp centrality of climate crisis The 10 candidates on stage in Miami accurately conveyed the urgency of global heating but missed chances to show how it underlies all key political issuesThe second night of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debates on Thursday demonstrated just how far the US political system still is from con...
14:00, 2019-06-28

Rahul Gandhi Raises Slogans In Lok Sabha Over Karnataka Political Crisis Rahul Gandhi arrived in the House at noon and he raised slogans in Lok Sabha over the developments in Karnataka. Mr Gandhi arrived in the House at noon. At that time Congress leader Adhir Ranjan......
14:15, 2019-07-09

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by the Labour party, addressing energy use, greenhou...
14:00, 2019-05-31

"Congress Failed To Handle Own House": Rajnath Singh On Karnataka Crisis Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today accused the Congress of failing to handle the political crisis in Karnataka, terming the issue an "internal matter" of the party for which he said the Parliament......
14:15, 2019-07-09

Britain faces its highest risk of recession since the crisis, new study warns The U.K. is facing the highest risk of recession since the financial crisis due to Brexit uncertainty and a global economic slowdown, a new study has warned....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and sparked a political revolt from within his own party.        ...
01:15, 2019-06-09

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
17:30, 2019-07-15

Moldova’s interim president calls snap election amid crisis CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s interim president has dissolved parliament and called for snap elections on Sept. 6 amid a months-long political crisis. Pavel Filip announced his decision shortly after his appointment on Sunday by the Constitutional Court to replace Igor Dodon. The new gove...
14:15, 2019-06-09

LA push to develop Skid Row prompts new clashes in California's homeless crisis As development in Downtown Los Angeles steams forward, officials are eyeing Skid Row as possibly the next “up-and-coming” neighborhood – a move causing tensions with advocates and community outreach workers who wonder what this means for the thousands of homeless and itinerant people who currently c...
15:00, 2019-07-14

The Children of Philadelphia Have Been Attending Toxic Schools for Years. This Is a National Crisis The children of Philadelphia are in dire need of our help. They are at the mercy of a man-made, ticking time bomb that is nearly inescapable. I’m talking about toxic schools....
02:30, 2019-06-22

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
19:30, 2019-05-21

AOC warns US 'headed to fascism,' says Trump 'completely engineered' humanitarian crisis After touring a migrant holding facility, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned about the direction of the country and blasted House Democrats and President Trump for their actions during the migrant crisis....
03:45, 2019-07-03

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
14:01, 2019-07-04

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as “Just Pols” — and said the best way to fix the humanitarian crisis was to tell the migrants to stay home. “Our Border Patrol people are not hospital w...
07:30, 2019-07-04

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
12:15, 2019-06-17

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
03:45, 2019-06-24

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warned, as the UK faces an increasing risk of blazes fr...
08:45, 2019-06-22

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to avoid disastrous climate heating unless there is a radical decarbonising of the economy, according to a study.The research, from thinktank Autonomy, ...
13:30, 2019-05-22

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern among Americans about an overheating planet has done little to shift a political polarization that has now reached a stunning extreme: climate breakd...
09:45, 2019-05-22

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequences if Mexico retaliates by shutting down its immigration and drug enforcement operations, worsening the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border....
08:30, 2019-06-01

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climate crisis, aerospace companies gathering for the Paris air show next week are turning their thoughts to a future run on electricity rather than fossil ...
10:45, 2019-06-15

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
01:30, 2019-06-23

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
07:15, 2019-06-13

The U.N. Envoy for Myanmar Will ‘Ring the Alarm Bell’ If No Action is Taken on the Rohingya Crisis (UNITED NATIONS) — The U.N. envoy for Myanmar said Monday that progress on alleviating the crisis that led more than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh has been slow and if there is no action it will be time to “ring the alarm bell.” Christine Schraner-Burge...
07:45, 2019-07-02

Iran didn’t ask for this crisis, but it won’t stand for Trump’s bullying | Hossein Mousavian Ramping up uranium enrichment was an inevitable response to US moves. A resolution is possible if the president changes course• Hossein Mousavian is a former member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating teamIn May 2018, the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti...
20:01, 2019-07-07

Theresa May: Swiss holidays brought home impact of climate crisis Seeing retreating ice in mountains inspired PM to push for net zero emissions by 2050Theresa May has said she was won over to the cause of tackling the climate emergency on her Swiss walking holidays.In 2017 the prime minister decided to call what would prove to be a disastrous snap general election...
19:30, 2019-06-27

Hidden Document Reveals N.Y. Was Warned of Looming Taxi Loan Crisis In an emotional City Council hearing, lawmakers said New York officials could have stopped exploitative loans that have devastated thousands of cabdrivers....
19:30, 2019-06-27

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
21:30, 2019-07-01

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, at the start of the first trial in lawsuits over the drug abuse crisis....
19:30, 2019-05-28

The Guardian view on a Libyan crisis: made worse by outsiders | Editorial Coddling a warlord and preventing refugees from fleeing conflict is no way to foster stability in north AfricaTwin tragedies, within hours of each other, have finally returned attention to the vulnerable migrants desperate enough to seek a better and safer life in Europe via Libya. We already knew t...
22:30, 2019-07-07

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feeding farmed fish with wild stocks risks “sinking” the $230bn (£180bn) aquaculture industry, according to an ethical investment network.Fish farms now s...
12:30, 2019-06-05

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States....
03:45, 2019-05-24

ASEAN Leaders Expected To Discuss Rohingya Crisis, South China Sea Southeast Asian leaders met on Sunday for a second day of a summit in Bangkok, where they were expected to discuss pressing regional issues including the plight of Myanmar's fleeing Rohingyas and the......
11:30, 2019-06-23

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

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people who can’t afford new ones in the crisis-torn nation. “I feel that with this I help the community, beca...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Improve contraception access to tackle wildlife crisis, urges campaign Groups say expanding access to contraception can improve lives and help save wildlifeA UN-backed campaign has been launched to help tackle the destruction of wildlife by boosting people’s access to contraception. Growing human populations often underlie the destruction of nature, and barriers to fam...
10:45, 2019-07-11

Cory Booker unveils plan to combat housing 'affordability crisis' Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker unveiled a housing plan Wednesday to address an "affordability crisis" in the US, shining a national spotlight on an issue that has been at the center of his political identity for more than two decades....
15:15, 2019-06-05

Parliament Live Updates: Congress Leaders Protest Over Karnataka Crisis Congress leaders including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and Anand Sharma protested in front of the Gandhi statue in the Parliament today. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi told news agency ANI: "We are......
12:45, 2019-07-11

Rain Crisis In Financial Capital Mumbai May Impact Markets: Report Large parts of Mumbai, home to India's financial markets and the central bank, were inundated because of incessant monsoon rains over the past 24 hours, prompting the city administration to declare a......
10:15, 2019-07-02

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for contributing to a national epidemic....
04:30, 2019-05-24

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of business and plans to push for such an outcome if elected to the White House....
11:15, 2019-07-02

Brazil's Bolsonaro averts crisis as Senate set to back his reorganization decree Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro convinced his party to vote for a decree to revamp the executive branch on Tuesday, averting a potential crisis that had sown doubt about his ability to obtain the congressional backing he needs to push through legislation....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Austrian parliament sacks Kurz as video sting crisis rolls on Austrian conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz suffered the biggest setback of his meteoric career on Monday as parliament voted the 32-year-old's government out of office in the wake of a video sting that blew up his coalition with the far right....
23:30, 2019-05-27

Theresa May discusses climate crisis and Russia in her final G20 summit – video The prime minister held her final G20 news conference on Saturday, and said she had confronted Vladimir Putin over the Salisbury poisonings last year. May also spoke about Britain's efforts to tackle the climate crisis, urging other countries to follow suit after Donald Trump reiterated his determin...
15:45, 2019-06-29

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene this week in Baltimore With the sex abuse scandal continuing to shake the Roman Catholic church to its core, U.S. bishops are scheduled to meet Tuesday to address the issue.        ...
08:00, 2019-06-10

If we don't tackle Iran together, the Golan Heights will be next crisis point, Emirati official says A lack of regional participation in Iran's ill-fated nuclear deal could lead to a new conflict in the Middle East, a senior Emirati official told CNBC on Monday....
18:30, 2019-07-08

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned on Friday in a new report. ...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Carrie Lam: A ‘Good Fighter’ in the Crisis Over the Hong Kong Extradition Bill Hong Kong’s chief executive is known for being a workaholic and for practically never backing down in a fight. Faced with protests over the proposed extradition bill, will she back down this time?...
21:15, 2019-06-14

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
21:01, 2019-06-27

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
00:45, 2019-05-29

Liberalism is facing a crisis. But it’s not what Vladimir Putin thinks | Kenan Malik With the decline of the left, only populism seems to offer a sense of social solidarity‘What we may be witnessing is the end point of mankind’s ideological evolution and the universalisation of western liberal democracy as the final form of human government.” So wrote Francis Fukuyama in his 1989 es...
08:45, 2019-06-30

US briefing: India election, Trump's bank records and an extinction crisis Thursday’s top story: Narendra Modi poised for landslide re-election in India. Plus, why are Republicans denying the wildlife extinction crisis?Subscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:30, 2019-05-23

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the military needs confirmed civilian leaders to stay effective....
19:15, 2019-07-11

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
20:45, 2019-06-14

"Everything Fine, Don't Worry": Siddaramaiah Amid Karnataka Coalition Crisis: Updates The Congress-Janata Dal Secular coalition government in Karnataka appears to be teetering on the edge with 11 lawmakers resigning, while Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is still in the US on a private......
10:30, 2019-07-07

From bleak to bustling: how one French town solved its high street crisis Mulhouse has turned around its image and now boasts more shops opening than closing, thanks to smart planning, investment and community effortsOn a lane in what was once considered eastern France’s grimmest town, a street artist is up a ladder finishing a mural, the independent bookshop has a queue ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Realty Sector Asks Government For Early Resolution Of Liquidity Crisis The liquidity crisis became apparent after infrastructure lending major IL&FS in September defaulted on few of its commercial papers, which impacted several segments, including the real estate......
15:45, 2019-05-26

Reggie Perrin or Walter White: what does a 21st-century midlife crisis look like? For years, the midlife crisis has been no more than a sitcom joke. But now some experts are insisting that’s because we don’t understand how it has changedI was sitting gingerly on the bonnet of a classic Mercedes when I thought: “Hang on a minute. I know why I have been asked to write about this ac...
09:15, 2019-05-29

Johnson may yet get away with his Brexit plan There were no obvious winners in the Tory leadership contest on Tuesday, as the process - which must somehow come to a resolution in less than 48 hours - meandered forward frustratingly slowly....
01:00, 2019-06-19

Trump can help the UK out of the Brexit madness The slow motion resignation of long-since powerless British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is embarrassingly clinging to office until after President Trump’s state visit, is "interesting" in both senses of the Chinese sage. May’s unlamented departure is "interesting" (good) because it is a direct r...
09:45, 2019-06-03

Juncker is fed up with Brexit delays • Andrea Leadsom quits UK government in fresh Brexit blow for Theresa May • Brexit fears back and pound paying the price • European elections explained in graphics...
06:45, 2019-05-23

A day of Brexit chaos – podcast Anushka Asthana joins her colleagues in Westminster on a chaotic and extraordinary day in British politics as Theresa May attempted to build support for her Brexit deal while members of her cabinet resigned in protest. Plus: in an exclusive extract from her autobiography, Michelle Obama reveals how ...
06:30, 2019-05-25

Will Brexit be worse for women? The economic impact of Brexit has been explored far and wide. But with the October 31 deadline approaching and a no-deal scenario still very much on the cards, could it affect women disproportionately?...
19:45, 2019-06-27

Sen. Mike Braun: Despite gridlock, Congress has a real solution to address the border crisis When I arrived in Washington, the government was shut down due to the humanitarian and security crisis on our southern border. Six months later, as Democrats refuse to address this emergency, the crisis has deteriorated to the point that even the New York Times is urging Congress to take action befo...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Michigan drops Flint water crisis criminal cases; probe continues Michigan prosecutors dropped all criminal cases related to the Flint water crisis Thursday in order to give the attorney general's office more time to investigate....
04:00, 2019-06-14

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationLatest: Administrators called in to Jamie Oliver’s restaurantsOliver: I’m deeply saddenedStaff fear job cuts; suppliers face lossesUK factory orders wea...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
13:45, 2019-06-06

Sudan opposition rejects calls for talks as crisis worsens following deadly crackdown Protest leaders in Sudan have rejected calls for talks with the military as the death toll from a brutal armed crackdown on peaceful protestors Monday topped 100....
14:15, 2019-06-06

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas....
03:45, 2019-07-03

London mayor Sadiq Khan announces car-free day to tackle pollution crisis London is to get a much-needed breath of fresh air on its most extensive car-free day to date, with 12.4 miles (20km) of road to be closed in the centre of the British capital....
19:00, 2019-06-20

Karnataka Political Crisis: Ghulam Nabi Azad Questions Governors Conduct In the backdrop of recent political upheaval in Karnataka, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has alleged that the Centre is using Governors to topple opposition governments in states, and raised......
08:00, 2019-07-10

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end....
06:15, 2019-07-16

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted rivers to eroded peatlands and forests devoid of birds....
15:45, 2019-06-02

Volksbühne Theater in Berlin Names Artistic Director, Ending Leadership Crisis René Pollesch, an acclaimed German playwright and director, will take over starting in 2021. His appointment ends a tumultuous few years for the institution....
16:45, 2019-06-12

Germany's Green leader sorry for linking Angela Merkel's shaking to climate crisis German Green party leader Annalena Baerbock has tweeted her apologies after suggesting that the chancellor's trembling may have been caused by climate disruption. Germany is currently in the middle of a heat wave....
20:00, 2019-06-29

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive to the Guardian’s recent changes to the way it will refer to climate. “This is an epic struggle of ideas, crucial to our future,” wrote one aye-sayer. ...
21:45, 2019-06-16

A young family left El Salvador for a better life. Their tragedy encapsulates the immigration crisis A mother mourns her son and granddaughter, who drowned crossing the Rio Grande: ‘I feel a huge emptiness’ Warning: graphic imageWhen Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez told his mother that he was planning to take his wife and young daughter from their home on the outskirts of the San Salvador and head n...
23:30, 2019-06-27

Amid Clashes, Tripura Congress Creates Crisis Fund For Injured Supporters The Tripura Congress may have decided to move the Supreme Court to seek compensation for supporters who suffered injuries and property loss in post-poll violence across the state, but it isn't......
05:45, 2019-05-29

Kamala Harris Reintroduces Bill Addressing the Black Maternal Healthcare Crisis U.S. Senator Kamala Harris reintroduced the Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies (Maternal CARE) Act on Wednesday, her 2018 bill that seeks to address the ongoing black maternal health crisis....
21:15, 2019-05-22

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
22:30, 2019-06-27

Heroes In Crisis ends by failing its characters, its readers, and its mental health story Heroes In Crisis #9 hits shelves this week, ending the series with more of a whimper than a bang—a whimper that lacks even some sort of closure. The book has included many of the foundations of an excellent Tom King story: nine panel pages, repetition of both words and imagery, and characters strugg...
23:45, 2019-05-29

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard in hand, as three women approached outside the popu...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Iran warns western powers to 'leave region' amid Gulf crisis Foreign ministry demands release of Iranian oil tanker UK seized last weekIran has called on the UK to release the oil tanker seized last week and warned foreign powers to “leave the region because Iran and other regional countries are capable of securing the regional security”.Royal Marines seized ...
14:45, 2019-07-12

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumped shares in a string of US companies it has deemed climate crisis laggards, including oil giant ExxonMobil and insurer Metlife.Legal and General Inves...
05:15, 2019-06-21

Fossil fuel exports make Australia one of the worst contributors to climate crisis Australia looking to become an emissions superpower, the Australian Conservation Foundation saysAustralia is responsible for 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions and could be contributing as much as 17% by 2030 if the pollution from its fossil fuel exports is factored in, research says.Under climat...
01:30, 2019-07-08

HD Kumaraswamy Back, Deve Gowda Heads Karnataka Crisis Meeting: 10 Points Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, back in India after a private visit to the US but yet to reach Bengaluru, has already started damage control measures. Sources close to him said at least some of the 13......
21:15, 2019-07-07

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’s office and the state Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services are investigating the J-CAP program in Jamaica. A spokesman for OASAS —...
02:15, 2019-06-16

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our workplaces and homes to spend the day demanding actio...
11:30, 2019-05-24

Bernanke, Paulson and Geithner: revisiting the 2008 financial crisis | Howard Davies Three of the key players co-author a book about lessons of the past and make proposals for the futureJournalists, the adage goes, write the first rough draft of history. It’s a grand claim but perhaps the best of them achieve something close to that. In the case of the great financial crisis of 2008...
14:45, 2019-05-29

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of a country where racism and corruption have become so normalised that they are considered business as usual. Yet, the latest revelations of Austria’s “I...
11:45, 2019-05-23

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
16:15, 2019-06-17

Stunning photo shows dogs 'walking on water' amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters....
22:45, 2019-06-18

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-case scenarios of global warming. Climate modelers...
14:45, 2019-05-29

Trade war could trigger a 'global financial crisis,' says ex-China central bank chief China continued to ramp up the rhetoric against the U.S. on Friday, with a former Chinese central bank chief saying that further escalation in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing could greatly hurt the global economy....
12:00, 2019-05-31

Stunning photo shows dogs ‘walking on water’ amid Greenland ice crisis Danish meteorologist Steffen Olsen and his band of sled dogs are walking on thin ice — across a frozen sea that has become flooded with melted glacial waters. Olsen was trekking through northwest Greenland last week to recover tools used by scientists at the Danish Meteorological Institute to ...
18:30, 2019-06-18

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensifying conflict....
14:32, 2019-05-21

Angelina Jolie warns: Venezuela crisis leading to 'statelessness' for thousands of children Venezuela’s political and economic crisis has increased the risk of “statelessness” for thousands of children born abroad, movie star Angelina Jolie warned Saturday during a trip to the region....
02:30, 2019-06-09

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

Brexit ‘Red Lines’ Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
17:45, 2019-05-24

New British PM will not get better Brexit deal - Ireland The European Union will not offer a better Brexit deal to the person who takes over as British prime minister, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Friday, after Theresa May announced she was stepping down....
13:30, 2019-05-24

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  Whatever your views on Brexit, it’s surely not a m...
17:30, 2019-05-21

No-deal Brexit risk seen rising again but still low No-deal Brexit risks are on the rise again, some investment banks say, though parliament's resolute opposition to Britain crashing out of the EU without a trade deal means that probability is still seen as low....
16:30, 2019-05-29

Theresa May to reveal new Brexit deal Prime minister to give details of plan to get withdrawal agreement bill ‘over the line’Follow the day’s political developments – liveTheresa May is to set out the details of her “new deal” on Brexit in a speech at 4pm as she paves the way for a last-ditch attempt to take Britain out of the EU before...
17:15, 2019-05-21

Sajid Javid says 'no, no, no' to second Brexit referendum Tory leadership contender Sajid Javid has ruled out a second referendum, a general election and revoking Article 50 should he win the keys to Number 10....
12:30, 2019-06-01

What a ‘No-Deal Brexit’ Means and Why It’s a Risk Again The threat of a no-deal Brexit is back, and companies on both sides of the English Channel are gearing up once again for the scenario they consider the worst case. Prime Minister Theresa May had all but ruled out the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union into a chaotic limbo. But the fro...
21:15, 2019-07-02

Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister....
03:45, 2019-06-20

UK's May hangs on after Brexit gambit backfires Prime Minister Theresa May was clinging to power on Thursday after her final Brexit gambit backfired, overshadowing a European election that has shown a United Kingdom still riven over its divorce from the EU....
13:30, 2019-05-24

What to Expect From the Next Season of Brexit Saga It’s been three years since Britain voted to break away from the European Union, but the country still hasn’t managed to leave. Delivering a departure turned out to be trickier than the referendum slogans suggested, and the country has yet to decide what Brexit should really mean. The risk of a mess...
21:00, 2019-07-03

‘Red Lines’ on Brexit Became a Trap for Theresa May Initially seen as a “safe pair of hands” to deliver Brexit, she ultimately failed to convey any convincing vision of a future for Britain outside the European Union....
15:15, 2019-05-24

Brexit secretary: No deal could mean a recession What might a No Deal Brexit really look like? Steve Barclay, who is responsible for no-deal preparations, can't rule out a recession, price rises in the supermarkets, or traffic jams on the roads....
07:30, 2019-07-04

What next for tumultuous UK Brexit path as May steps down? Prime Minister Theresa May stepped down Friday as leader of Britain's Conservative Party after admitting failure in her attempt to withdraw the country from the European Union....
22:30, 2019-06-07

Will Brexit Derail the Conservative Party? Just as internal strife disintegrated the Liberal Party in the 1900s, could the Conservative Party's split over Brexit be its undoing in the next election?...
14:00, 2019-06-05

Trump: Brexit would be ‘very good’ for Ireland President Trump, saying he was “honored” to be in Ireland, predicted on Wednesday that Brexit would be “very good” for the country, even though it is a European Union member. He praised Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and said the US-Irish relationship is “as good as it’s ever been, maybe better.” Trump...
14:15, 2019-06-06

Now up to others to find Brexit solution: PM May's spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday it was now up to others to break the country's deadlock over Brexit, declining to comment on the proposals made so far by those seeking to succeed her....
14:45, 2019-05-28

Brexit: 'Best option' is to leave with a deal, says May Theresa May has said she will not comment on the views of those trying to succeed her, but "the best option for the UK is to leave the European Union with a deal."...
19:45, 2019-05-28

UK PM May says she will leave disappointed after Brexit failure British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will leave her job this month with a mixture of pride and disappointment after failing in her central pledge to lead the country out of the European Union and heal its divisions....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Hancock would be 'brutally honest' about Brexit as PM Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he would be "brutally honest" about what it would take to get a Brexit deal through Parliament if he becomes the next prime minister....
03:00, 2019-05-26

Trump going to Britain, talks Brexit and more President Donald Trump is set to begin a state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday. He said he plans to meet with politicians who support Britain's exit from the European Union, and that there is an opportunity for a U.S.-British trade deal. (June 3)        ...
16:45, 2019-06-03

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistance and protection, and more than 5.6 million Syrians are living as refugees across the region....
14:32, 2019-05-21

A Black Teen Was Going Through a Mental Health Crisis. Wisconsin Police Ended Up Punching Him in the Head Madison, W.I. police officers were called to the home of a 17-year-old boy last week because he was experiencing a mental health crisis. The encounter ended with officers tackling the child, placing a bag over his head, and punching the teen, who is black, repeatedly....
17:45, 2019-06-10

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a physics major at the all-male historically black colle...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and shortsightedness of this government. But then alo...
20:00, 2019-06-06

Flint water crisis: authorities seize governor’s state-owned electronic devices Michigan governor Rick Snyder’s phone, iPad and computer were seized from storage as well as the devices of 33 of his employeesAuthorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have used search warrants to seize from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Governor Rick Snyder and 65 other cur...
09:01, 2019-06-04

Los Angeles mayor faces recall effort over handling of city's burgeoning homeless crisis Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is facing a recall effort as he continues to be besieged by complaints about the city's widespread homeless population and his handling of the crisis....
05:45, 2019-06-20

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase has cut ties with Purdue Pharma over the OxyContin maker’s alleged role in the US opioids crisis, forcing the prescription painkiller manufacturer to...
02:30, 2019-05-24

Protests, violence in Haiti prompts international call for ‘realistic and lasting solutions’ to crisis Opposition-led protests in Haiti calling for the president to step down, which sparked violence last week, have prompted a group of senior diplomats, included the top UN official there, to issue a statement deploring the loss of life and calling for dialogue to end the crisis. ....
14:32, 2019-05-21

UN ‘financial crisis,’ years in the making, Guterres tells budget body, proposes solutions The UN’s financial crisis has been years in the making and is undermining the organization’s mandates and reform efforts, Secretary-General António Guterres told the Fifth Committee  ¬̶  the body responsible for the United Nations budget  ¬̶  on Tuesday....
20:45, 2019-06-05

After Flint water crisis, Harvard appointing ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sparks backlash Many cite Flint water crisis in expressing outrage on social media at the former Michigan governor's appointment as senior research fellow at Harvard.        ...
17:01, 2019-07-01

Royal Enfield Adopts Dry Washing Technique In Chennai Amidst Ongoing Water Crisis The city of Chennai is reeling through a severe water crisis. Royal Enfield is doing its bit to save water by using dry washing techniques at its 20 service centres in Chennai....
13:15, 2019-07-01

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, the state of Oklahoma alleged at the start of the first trial to result from lawsuits over the drug crisis....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus was a critical side of the drug overdose debate that has been neglected – people who suffer chronic debilitating pain....
20:30, 2019-06-03

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
20:30, 2019-06-07

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
12:30, 2019-06-22