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These countries produce the most CO2 emissions

24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.        ...

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions

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The 13 countries outside the US that produce the most NBA draft picks Frank Franklin II/AP The 2019 NBA draft will be held on Thursday, June 20. Once again, NBA teams will select players from around the world, a testament to the worldwide popularity of the sport. Over the last decade, no country outside the United States has produced more NBA draft picks than Canada,...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) in New York on Friday that heavy carbon dioxide emitters should “take on greater responsibilit...
00:00, 2019-07-13

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued to dismiss dire concerns about climate change, faulted other countries for inaction and defended the U.S. as “clean” — even though ...
18:15, 2019-06-05

How Ukrainian poultry becomes EU produce The export procedures of Ukrainian poultry producer MHP have proved controversial. The EU has responded by changing its quotas for duty-free imports of chicken meat from Ukraine – but there may be further consequences....
14:30, 2019-06-10

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.The Brexit party MEP said she had once pointed out that there was a time when it was thought impossibl...
04:45, 2019-06-03

AMD to use special binning to produce Ryzen 9 3950X The AMD Ryzen 9 3950X is shaping up to be one of the most powerful processors (CPUs) on the market, with 16-cores and a high 3.7GHz boost clock. And, AMD aims to achieve these specs through a special binning process.A processor with 16-cores operating at a 3.7GHz boost clock regularly is a pretty bi...
00:30, 2019-06-21

BMW 'could produce 100 electrified models by 2023 if demand was there' The BMW iX3 prototype undergoing testing Development boss Klaus Frohlich says there are no technical restrictions to producing electrified vehicles – just a shortage of customer demand BMW “could launch 100 electrified cars by 2023” if customer demand was there to buy them, according to the firm’...
21:00, 2019-06-27

Canadian oilfield would produce more if regulated in U.S., Encana CEO says The CEO of Encana Corp. says Western Canada's Montney oil and gas region would be two to four times more productive if it was in the United States with its more efficient regulatory systems....
03:00, 2019-05-23

NASCAR notebook: Pocono known to produce first-timers Although Pocono Raceway has long been regarded as one of the most challenging stops on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series schedule, young drivers have shown a propensity in mastering the challenge....
03:45, 2019-05-31

Pesticides explained: the toxic chemicals in up to 70% of produce Studies have linked long-term health issues, while regulators insist breaches of safe limits are rare The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines pesticides as any chemical substance used to regulate, prevent or destroy plants or pests – usually insects, rodents or microorganisms such as fungi...
14:45, 2019-05-29

Ranking colleges that produce the most potentially impactful NBA players Duke could be the first school to have three players drafted in the top 10 since 2007. Which other schools have produced the most potentially impactful draftees in the past 10 years? We rank them....
15:15, 2019-06-17

Cepsa aims to produce up to 2.5 mln tonnes/yr low-sulphur fuel oil * Spanish refinery Cepsa aims to produce 2.2 million-2.5 million tonnes per year of shipping fuel that will be compliant with new IMO rules capping sulphur emissions, the head of marine fuels for Cepsa Trading said...
13:00, 2019-05-23

China, Russia and the US are all racing to produce hypersonic weapons Countries are racing to make hypersonic weapons, which fly at over five times the speed of sound. The technology could raise instability around the world...
17:00, 2019-07-06

Air pollution 'may affect number of eggs ovaries can produce' Results suggest environmental factors could play a role in female reproductive healthAir pollution has been linked to a drop in activity of a woman’s ovaries, researchers have revealed.Experts say the findings suggest the female reproductive system is affected by environmental factors, although the ...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls – moving from the longest of long-shots to a seriou...
02:00, 2019-06-22

Barack Obama, Michelle To Produce Podcasts For Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle entered the booming podcast business on Thursday, announcing a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of......
11:30, 2019-06-07

Fossil fuels produce less than half of UK electricity for first time National Grid is able to confidently predict the 2019 record just six months into the yearZero-carbon energy sources are poised to overtake fossil fuels as the UK’s largest electricity source over a full calendar year.This year will be the first that fossil fuels make up less than half of the electr...
05:15, 2019-06-21

Barack, Michelle Obama to Produce Podcasts for Spotify Former US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
09:45, 2019-06-07

'Catastrophic' no deal could see imports of food illegal to produce in UK A no deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" and could lead to food being imported that would be illegal to produce in the UK, the head of the National Farmers' Union has warned....
23:00, 2019-07-07

Yogi Adityanath Assures Farmers Of Right Price Of Their Produce Acknowledging farmers' contribution in achieving country's self-sufficiency in food grains, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday sought to assure peasants that they would get the right......
11:15, 2019-06-10

Produce industry worries as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs SAHUARITA, Ariz. – President Donald Trump threatened to put tariffs on Mexican imports if our southern neighbors don’t step up and what the president calls remedy the illegal immigration problem. Lance Jungmeyer is the president of the Fresh Produce Association of the Americas. “Co...
16:00, 2019-06-01

The best video editor for iPhone: produce and upload stunning videos With a great video editor for iPhone, you can give ordinary video clips a professional edge that will make them impossible to skip oveiPhones are brilliant for shooting video: recent ones can capture 4K video at a speedy 60fps and automatically stabilize the recording to reduce the worst of the shak...
19:45, 2019-06-06

New 2020 Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 to produce 760bhp News 19 Jun, 2019 The Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 muscle car will be the most powerful production model Ford has ever built, but sadly it's not coming to the UK...
19:45, 2019-06-19

Ocado invests in 'vertical farms' to grow produce near distributors £17m investment includes formation of venture to develop systems to sell to other retailersOcado is investing £17m in high-tech farming with the aim of growing herbs and other produce alongside its robot-run distribution centres around the world.The online grocery specialist has bought a 58% stake i...
23:45, 2019-06-10

Will Wimbledon women's semis produce a Serena-Halep final? Here are the key factors for Thursday's semifinal matches as Barbora Strycova and Elina Svitolina try to stop a potential Serena Williams vs. Simona Halep title showdown....
03:30, 2019-07-10

Musk says Tesla likely to produce Model Y in existing Calif. plant For the Model Y, Tesla has been weighing the pros and cons of its current plants, including space constraints and labor costs due to the Bay Area’s high cost of living....
13:45, 2019-06-03

Ronald Koeman: ‘We’re a country that will always produce good young players’ The Netherlands coach on facing England, the young talent at his disposal and that World Cup qualifier in 1993Deep in the countryside at the Dutch FA’s sparkling, almost-new training centre, Ronald Koeman is sitting in a mocked-up dressing room surrounded by orange shirts. For the man tasked with re...
02:15, 2019-06-04

Thompson: India, Pakistan produce electric atmosphere in Manchester ESPN senior writer Wright Thompson was in Manchester as India and Pakistan met in the World Cup. Despite the geopolitical tensions between the countries, the scene was festive and vibrant, the kind of stadium that makes the hair stand up on your arm....
07:15, 2019-06-17

Jaguar Land Rover teams up with BMW to produce electric cars Partnership between UK and German firms created to lower costs for volume productionJaguar Land Rover is teaming up with BMW in a partnership designed to lower costs and try to get ahead in the race to produce electric cars for the mass market.The UK’s largest car manufacturer and Germany’s BMW said...
13:30, 2019-06-05

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile off Kaiwi Point near Kailua on Hawaii Island. Lim...
06:30, 2019-06-17

Fire destroys barn at popular Amish country produce stand STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) — A barn fire in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country sent up a plume of smoke visible for miles and required a hazardous materials team to respond to runoff into a stream. LNP newspaper reported the Wednesday night blaze in Strasburg occurred on the si...
18:30, 2019-05-30

Walmart 'concerned' U.S. tariffs will raise Mexican fresh produce prices Walmart Inc Chief Executive Doug McMillon said on Friday the retailer was concerned that fresh produce prices would rise if tariffs are placed on imports from Mexico....
21:45, 2019-06-07

Google hardware team makes 180 on Chrome tablets to produce only laptops Earlier this year, we had heard that Google confirmed plans for new Chrome tablets and laptops. Now, Google has made an about-face, and scrapped plans for tablets in lieu of Chrome laptops exclusively, ComputerWorld reports.The in-house hardware team at Google was working on both tablets and laptops...
00:30, 2019-06-21

Venezuela's Guaido vows protests as Oslo talks produce no deal Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed to press ahead with street protests after talks with government officials hosted by Norway ended on Wednesday without progress towards resolving the South American country's long-running political crisis....
05:30, 2019-05-30

Sonic black holes produce “Hawking radiation,” may confirm famous theory Enlarge / Simulated view of a black hole in front of the Large Magellanic Cloud. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Alain r) Israeli physicists think they have confirmed one of the late Stephen Hawking's most famous predictions by creating the sonic equivalent of a black hole out of an exotic superfluid o...
18:45, 2019-05-30

Barrick-Newmont Nevada JV plans to produce 1.8-1.9 mln ounces of gold in second half of 2019 Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday its Nevada joint venture with Newmont Goldcorp expects to produce 1.8 million ounces to 1.9 million ounces of gold in the second half of 2019....
16:15, 2019-07-01

Albino alligators at Florida animal park produce rare batch of 19 eggs Earlier this month, staff members at an animal park in Florida were delighted to learn that an albino alligator “couple” at their facility produced a rare batch of 19 eggs. ...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm to produce a child: judge WEST POINT, N.Y. — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations. Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo’s ruling, dated Thursday, gives Peter Zhu’s...
16:45, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Barrick-Newmont Nevada JV to produce 1.8-1.9 mln ounces of gold in second half of 2019 Barrick Gold Corp said on Monday its Nevada joint venture with Newmont Goldcorp is expected to produce 1.8 million ounces to 1.9 million ounces of gold in the second half of 2019....
16:15, 2019-07-01

The parents of a West Point cadet who died after a skiing accident can use their son's frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled Supreme Court Justice John Colangelo ruled that the parents of Peter Zhu, a 21-year-old West Point cadet who was fatally injured in a skiing accident, can use his frozen sperm to produce a child. The ruling gives Zhu's parents the ability to attempt conception with a surrogate mother using their la...
23:30, 2019-05-21

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We must change almost everything – from our homes to our meals – but the government’s record is not goodThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, the food we eat and the way we get around, as well as jobs and businesses acro...
20:30, 2019-06-12

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
14:00, 2019-07-02

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
15:30, 2019-06-28

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
19:15, 2019-06-27

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
00:45, 2019-06-06

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “economically uncompetitive” without government subsid...
13:30, 2019-06-06

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
22:15, 2019-05-23

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
01:15, 2019-06-29

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
00:45, 2019-06-12

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offenders......
19:45, 2019-07-01

August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom Film Adaptation Confirmed With Viola Davis and Chadwick Boseman to Star, Denzel Washington to Produce Another one of August Wilson’s brilliant plays is coming to the silver screen! Get ready to sound the trumpets because this time, it’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom....
16:15, 2019-06-20

IAEA meeting did not produce any results for America: Iran ambassador to IAEA An emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Wednesday, held at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal, did not produce any results for America, Iran's ambassador to the body said on Thursday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making Britain the first major economy to do ...
03:30, 2019-06-12

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
16:45, 2019-07-09

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most consequential decisions of her unhappy premiership is to set a legally binding target for the UK to c...
20:30, 2019-06-12

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
15:15, 2019-06-06

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate change....
00:30, 2019-07-06

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
13:15, 2019-07-01

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s......
10:00, 2019-06-13

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
14:45, 2019-07-04

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
12:00, 2019-06-19

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. But Bureau of Land Management officials said in a report released Wednesday that the ...
23:30, 2019-05-22

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
01:30, 2019-06-21

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
21:30, 2019-06-03

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
04:15, 2019-07-09

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
21:15, 2019-05-21

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
01:45, 2019-07-09

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
16:30, 2019-05-21

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
16:30, 2019-05-21

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
17:15, 2019-06-22

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
05:45, 2019-05-23

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital, but her government’s plans are too lit...
19:15, 2019-06-12

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmosphere by 50% by 2030...
15:45, 2019-06-28

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
08:30, 2019-07-15

Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid is set to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who views 3am traffic jams as part of the city’s cultural ...
14:00, 2019-05-31

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

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
06:15, 2019-06-20

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
13:15, 2019-06-12

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
23:15, 2019-07-09

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
20:00, 2019-06-12

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the US to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from the ...
17:15, 2019-06-04

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideology before people’s health and are badly out of s...
15:00, 2019-06-28

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
16:45, 2019-06-04

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
17:30, 2019-06-20

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
08:45, 2019-06-14

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
17:45, 2019-07-01

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050....
13:45, 2019-06-19

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
22:45, 2019-06-12

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap and trade program aimed at reducing industrial carbon emissions.If passed into law, the clean energy j...
16:45, 2019-06-20

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a White House proposal that would freeze requirements...
09:45, 2019-06-07

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from th...
17:30, 2019-06-04

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
01:30, 2019-05-24

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased for fourth year in a row in 2018 UN estimates indicate net greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalentAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise in 2018, according to a government report to the United Nations.The submission shows again that Australia faces a huge task in meeting...
08:15, 2019-05-29

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
20:45, 2019-06-03

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
13:45, 2019-07-10

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half do not properly consider the risks from the climate crisis in their decision-m...
04:00, 2019-07-10

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
15:30, 2019-07-12

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
15:30, 2019-05-23

FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
20:30, 2019-06-05

These are the 25 richest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the gross national income (GNI) per capita of nearly 200 nations to identify the 25 richest countries.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-07

The 30 least densely populated countries To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
17:15, 2019-07-11

10 most expensive countries to hail a cab Western European countries and Japan are not home to cheap taxis. Click forward to see the 10 most expensive cab rides in the world.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-29

Countries doing the most (and least) to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:45, 2019-07-14

Countries doing the most to protect the environment 24/7 Wall St. created an index to measure environmental performance by country using data from Yale University and the World Bank.        ...
13:15, 2019-07-16

These are the 25 poorest countries in the world 24/7 Wall St. identified the poorest countries in the world based on gross national income per capita in 192 countries.       ...
16:15, 2019-07-07

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for new nuclear power or lifetime extensions for existin...
03:00, 2019-05-29

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
03:45, 2019-06-18

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
18:45, 2019-06-27

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament for missing the deadli...
12:15, 2019-06-03

Angus Taylor calls for Labor to submit to Coalition on emissions target Energy minister effectively demands Labor back away from stronger emissions reduction target of 45%Angus Taylor has reiterated his calls for Labor to back the government’s climate policies, saying the opposition had to “decide whether they want to join us”.The energy and emissions reduction minister...
06:30, 2019-05-28

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
18:30, 2019-06-13

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
06:00, 2019-05-24

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts....
22:45, 2019-06-04

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing, according to a government report that was withheld for a week in defiance of a Senate order.The environment department published its e...
09:45, 2019-06-06

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air.        ...
22:30, 2019-05-22

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
05:15, 2019-06-08

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
14:30, 2019-06-11

Carbon emissions from energy industry rise at fastest rate since 2011 BP report reveals swings in global temperatures are increasing use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry last year rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade after extreme weather and surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual g...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global standards on energy efficiency.From new hot water heat...
21:15, 2019-06-11

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, which prompted increased demand for both heating an...
23:30, 2019-06-11

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
01:30, 2019-06-12

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama era standards and the Trump administration's proposal that would freeze vehicle emissions requireme...
11:15, 2019-06-07

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndevr Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years, according to new ...
11:15, 2019-07-09

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, citing the country's latest carbon "inventory" submitted to the United Nations....
06:45, 2019-07-16

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
01:30, 2019-05-24

iOS 13 Will Finally Support NFC ID Scanning in a Few Countries iPhones have had NFC chips since the iPhone 6, but previously, Apple only allowed NFC to be used for making purchases with Apple Pay. But in iOS 13, Apple is expanding the use of NFC to other apps, and even though iOS won’t officially be available until later this fall, countries including Japan and...
04:45, 2019-06-18

Cities, not countries or corporations, should regulate AI A consensus is emerging about what the rules for AI should be, at least in rough outline. But it's still unclear who will do the regulating.Read More...
19:30, 2019-06-08

Countries with the fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet produced by the Population Reference Bureau (PRB).        ...
17:15, 2019-07-11

How Countries Keep Testing the EU’s Fiscal Rules The European Union requires all 28 member states to maintain sound public finances, no matter their size or national challenges. But infractions generally don’t result in real punishment, and smaller countries sometimes complain that the biggest economies have gotten the most leniency. That’s set up...
17:15, 2019-06-04

These 15 countries control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
14:15, 2019-05-22

US is considering duties on countries that undervalue their currencies The U.S. Commerce Department said its proposed rule would amend the normal countervailing duty process to include new criteria for currency undervaluation....
05:15, 2019-05-24

13 countries where being gay is legally punishable by death Same-sex sexual activity is a crime in 70 countries. Some of them, including six nations that are members of the U.N., impose the death penalty.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-13

Countries with the top 20 fastest-growing populations 24/7 Tempo reviewed the 2018 World Population Data Sheet to identify the countries with the fastest growing populations.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-10

The 30 least densely populated countries in the world To identify the least densely populated countries on Earth, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the United Nations 2019 World Population Prospects.        ...
19:00, 2019-07-10

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent to the entire country of Spain, a new report has f...
03:15, 2019-07-13

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
19:30, 2019-05-24

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026....
01:00, 2019-06-07

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
22:30, 2019-05-21

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
15:00, 2019-06-28

"Go Fix Countries You Came From": Trump's Tweet Attack On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump on Sunday told unnamed Democratic Congresswomen to "go back" where they came from, prompting senior members of the party to brand him a "racist" and a xenophobe....
23:45, 2019-07-14

Businesses can now accept PayPal through Google Pay in 24 countries In all 24 countries where PayPal's integrated with Google Pay, businesses can now optionally accept PayPal with Google Pay through their apps or websites.Read More...
21:30, 2019-06-20

These 15 countries have the widest gaps between rich and poor To study income inequality, 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data from 42 countries to identify those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-28

Spotify now has a Lite app for Android users in 36 countries Spotify has just launched a Lite version of its Android app that’s designed to work well on low-end devices and spotty connections. The app comes in at under 10MB, and is set to stream tunes at ‘Basic’ quality by default, which the company says should work out to roughly 0.5MB per song on average. Y...
08:45, 2019-07-09

Was Worried About India Lagging Behind Other Countries: S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday batted for promoting nationalism to deal with challenges like terrorism and said the country now has both vision and leadership, which were lacking......
17:45, 2019-07-06

NBA Finals broadcast to more than 200 countries, thanks to one 40-foot truck The NBA world feed truck is packed with equipment to put together one live broadcast that is shared by all of the league's game providers around the world....
18:30, 2019-06-03

Samsung Galaxy Fit goes on sale in select countries Three months after being officially revealed the Galaxy Fit is finally making its way to select markets. Unfortunately, this doesn't seem to be worldwide roll-out, at least not for the moment, and we don't even know if Samsung will eventually make the fitness tracker available in more countries.What...
06:30, 2019-06-01

Countries with widest gaps between rich, poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
12:15, 2019-05-31

US produces far more waste and recycles far less of it than other developed countries US represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and IndiaThe US produces far more garbage and recycles far less of it than other developed countries, according to a new analysis by the global risk consulting firm Verisk Maplecroft.The...
08:15, 2019-07-03

These Countries Follow the 'Six Month Rule' for Passports If you have any international travel planned, you’re going to want to check the expiration date on your passport right away. Of course, you know better than to try and cross borders with an expired passport, but many countries require a six month buffer on your passport’s expiration date....
00:45, 2019-06-06

Countries with the widest gaps between the rich and poor 24/7 Wall St. analyzed data involving 42 countries from the OECD to identify the those with the widest gaps between the rich and the poor.        ...
15:45, 2019-05-28

Childhood circumstances have improved in 173 countries: study At least 280 million children across the globe are better off today than they were two decades ago, according to Save the Children. However, a quarter of the world's youngsters are still denied a safe childhood....
11:45, 2019-05-29

Child advocacy group: Kids in 173 countries better off now UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A children’s advocacy group says youngsters in 173 of 176 countries it evaluated have a better chance of growing up healthy, educated and protected from harmful practices like child labor and child marriage than at any time in the past two decades. Save the Children said ...
21:15, 2019-05-28

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
09:15, 2019-06-14

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
09:15, 2019-06-22

UPDATE 1-Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026, warning that the lack of a deal could lead to "an extended period of litigation and instability."...
01:00, 2019-06-07

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
08:30, 2019-06-07

Caf boss Ahmad paid expenses for same days but different countries Confederation of African Football president Ahmad received at least two sets of expenses, claiming to be in different countries, for the same nine-day period during the 2018 World Cup....
16:45, 2019-07-15

My Europe: Balkan countries joining the EU — unwanted or unwilling? How serious are the Western Balkans in their stated wish to join the European Union? The issue of EU integration is frequently used by local elites to consolidate their own power, writes Ivaylo Ditchev....
22:45, 2019-07-08

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
03:15, 2019-06-29

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to "go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came," a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist....
23:30, 2019-07-14

37 countries rally around China at top UN human rights body More than three dozen countries have defended China’s “remarkable achievements” in human rights, challenging Western countries that have raised concerns about Beijing’s treatment of Uighur Muslims...
21:15, 2019-07-12

Trump tells freshman Dems to ‘go back’ to their countries ​President Trump suggested the freshman Democrats who have been feuding with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should “go back” to their countries to fix their governments, saying “you can’t leave fast enough.” ​”So interesting to see ​’​Progressive​’​ Democr...
20:30, 2019-07-14

Trump Tells Freshman Congresswomen to ‘Go Back’ to the Countries They Came From The president’s attack, which Democrats slammed as a racist trope, was meant for four progressive freshmen who have clashed with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Only one was born outside the United States....
17:30, 2019-07-14

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

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on Friday....
14:30, 2019-06-28

Countries must unite to fight digital deception | Ann M Ravel The global epidemic of disinformation is an urgent threat to democracies around the world. We must present a united frontMost people are aware of the digital deception that occurred in the 2016 and 2018 US elections. Opaque online advertising, political bots and networks of misleading websites – man...
12:00, 2019-07-05

Trump tells congresswomen to 'go back' to their 'original' countries Donald Trump has been criticised over "racist and disgusting" remarks he made about Democratic congresswomen from black and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds....
19:30, 2019-07-14

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Now Available in India, 143 More Countries Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in India and 143 additional countries and territories, including the likes of Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Pakistan,......
09:45, 2019-06-24

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
15:45, 2019-06-20

Google Faces Privacy Complaints in European Countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
08:15, 2019-06-05

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporters around the world....
14:15, 2019-06-19

Richer countries show lower trust in vaccines According to a survey on public attitudes, the French have the lowest levels of trust in vaccines, with 33% saying immunization is unsafe. The skepticism for vaccines is generally high in other developed countries too....
13:30, 2019-06-19

Malaysia Is Shipping 3,300 Tons of Garbage Back to the Countries It Came From We, humans, do love our plastic. From our morning yogurt to our evening takeout, all this plastic feels impossible to avoid. The thing is, well, this plastic needs to go somewhere. Malaysia, a major plastics importer, is one of those somewheres. But now, the country is shipping thousands of tons of ...
21:30, 2019-05-28

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
23:30, 2019-05-28

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maximum pressure campaign was working and the Trump......
14:45, 2019-05-29

G20 Countries Agree on Approach to Shut Down Big Tech's Tax Loopholes Group of 20 finance ministers meeting in Fukuoka, Japan reached a tentative agreement on Saturday to “compile common rules to close loopholes used by global tech giants” such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, Reuters reported—with a particular focus on reducing the practice by some companies o...
04:45, 2019-06-10

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
02:30, 2019-06-17

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-15

Understanding of LGBT realities ‘non-existent’ in most countries, says UN expert Policymakers in most parts of the world are taking decisions in the dark when it comes to sexual orientation and gender identity, an independent UN human rights expert said on Wednesday. ...
00:30, 2019-06-13

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around the world. Google has confirmed to various tech outlets that its own Maps application is now showing ...
18:15, 2019-05-30

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' rolls out to 25 more countries If you were disappointed at being left out of the initial Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launch, don't worry -- there's a good chance you can play now. Niantic's augmented reality sorcery is now available on Android and iOS in 25 more countries. This......
22:45, 2019-06-22

Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ in Cardinal Red launched in select countries Samsung recently introduced the Cardinal Red Galaxy S10 and S10+, but rumor has it, a Galaxy S10e of the same color might be released on the market as well. If you haven't yet bought Samsung's newest flagship, you might want to check the Cardinal Red version, which has just hit the shelves in select...
05:45, 2019-06-06

Uber braced for bumper tax bill as IRS and other countries investigate Taxi app firm’s ‘transfer pricing positions’ under examinationUS, UK, Netherlands and India reviewing company’s taxesUber is under investigation by US and foreign tax authorities, the company confirmed on Tuesday, saying it could face charges in key markets including the UK. Related: The gig is up: ...
19:45, 2019-06-04

G20 countries agree to close tax loopholes for tech companies Tech giants are already finding themselves on the hook for more taxes in parts of Europe, but there could now be a much more coordinated effort to have them pay up. Reuters says it has obtained a Group of 20 draft communiqué revealing an agre......
22:45, 2019-06-09

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of switching from coal and gas to wind and solar, becomi...
21:30, 2019-06-21

Countries fueling Libya conflict must be stopped: U.N. envoy Libya is on the brink of a civil war that could "lead to the permanent division of the country," a top U.N. official warned the Security Council on Tuesday as he urged the world body to stop countries that were fueling the conflict with weapons....
23:45, 2019-05-21

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
00:45, 2019-05-22

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules...
20:30, 2019-07-02

Gujarat Women On Biking Expedition To 25 Countries Have A Strong Message Dr Sarita Mehta, founder of "Biking Queen", will start the biking expedition from Varanasi. She will be joined by Jinal Shah, a housewife, and Rutali Patel, a student....
17:15, 2019-05-31

Tinder Lite brings the dating app to countries with limited data Tinder is finally ready to take the wraps off its lightweight dating app. The company has formally unveiled Tinder Lite for Android, a version of the service designed for areas with limited data and lower-cost phones. It still has the familiar swip......
02:15, 2019-07-11

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
16:45, 2019-07-03

Mexico says U.S. migration deal could draw in other Latin American countries MEXICO CITY — Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict migration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into their efforts, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Monday. Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the measures could b...
10:45, 2019-06-11

Exclusive: Western countries rebuke China at U.N. for detention of Uighurs Nearly two dozen countries have called on China to halt its mass detention of ethnic Uighurs in the Xinjiang region, the first such joint move on the issue at the U.N. Human Rights Council, according to diplomats and a letter seen by Reuters....
16:30, 2019-07-10

Nordic countries best for young families, Germany among top 10 — UNICEF report Young mothers get up to 85 weeks of paid time off in Estonia and only 8 weeks in Switzerland. Five European countries offer no paternity leave at all....
14:15, 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Google faces privacy complaints in European countries Google's privacy woes are set to increase after campaigners on Tuesday filed complaints to data protection regulators in France, Germany and seven other EU countries over the way it deals with data in online advertising....
15:30, 2019-06-04

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political tension between the neighboring countriesWhen Andy Ruiz Jr claimed his heavyweight title belt in Madison Square Garden last weekend it was the Mexican f...
16:30, 2019-06-09

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

China and Russia top Apple’s list of countries demanding app takedowns Nearly a dozen countries demanded that Apple remove allegedly illicit apps from the App Store during the second half of last year, and it largely complied.Read More...
23:45, 2019-07-03

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to commit to a ceasefire and urged other countries not to intervene or exacerbate the conflict....
02:45, 2019-07-06

PM Modi Invites G20 Countries To Join Coalition On Disaster Resilience Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the G20 countries to join a global coalition on disaster resilience, saying disasters require quick and effective remedial measures as they invariably affect......
10:30, 2019-06-29

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earths to manufacture products would turn around and suppress China, its commerce ministry said....
14:00, 2019-05-30

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

Impact of high debt levels on least developed countries ‘cannot be overstated’, says UN  The impact of high levels of debt on development efforts “cannot be overstated”, the head of the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) told a Ministerial Breakfast Meeting on least developed countries (LDCs) on Saturday....
14:45, 2019-05-21

These 15 countries, as home to largest reserves, control the world’s oil The 15 countries with the largest proven oil reserves span five continents and control between 12.8 billion barrels to 303.2 billion barrels of oil.        ...
14:15, 2019-05-22

Illegal immigrants from 52 countries crossed US-Mexico border this year The U.S. Border Patrol chief testified Thursday that migrants from 52 countries have illegally crossed the border this year as she described an agency “overwhelmed on a daily basis” by the escalating crisis....
22:45, 2019-06-20

First-ever WHO global report on epilepsy highlights care gap in poorer countries More than seven in 10 people with epilepsy in developing countries are not getting the low-cost care they need, and UN health experts said on Thursday this could lead to a “significantly higher” risk of death among sufferers than in industrialized nations....
22:15, 2019-06-20

Trump Goes Full Racist and Tells Congresswomen to Go Back to Their Own Countries What little subtlety remained in Donald Trump’s tendency to project his own racism, misogyny, and hate was obliterated this fine Sunday morning, and what’s left is the naked face of a monster occupying the White House....
18:30, 2019-07-14

‘Massive’ Power Failure Hits at Least 2 Latin American Countries An energy company in the region said that a “massive failure in the electrical interconnection system left all of Argentina and Uruguay without power.”...
14:00, 2019-06-16

4 countries vote in high-stakes European Parliament election BRUSSELS (AP) — Voters in Slovakia, Malta, Latvia and the Czech Republic are casting ballots in European Parliament elections. The stakes for the European Union are especially high in this year’s elections, which are taking place over four days and involve all 28 EU nations. Many predict natio...
14:45, 2019-05-25

Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill. The post Republican lawmakers return to the Oregon Senate, ending a walkout that began on June 20 over a carbon-emissions bill appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:30, 2019-06-29

Countries that allow Huawei infrastructure could lose access to U.S. intelligence data: Pompeo The U.S. raised said Friday that countries that allow China's Huawei to build their telecoms infrastructure could be cut off from crucial intelligence data....
15:15, 2019-05-31

Countries must up their game to reduce low birth weights, warns UN-backed report Many countries need to invest more and take greater action to reduce the number of babies born with low birth weights which put their health at risk, urges a United Nations-backed report released on Wednesday....
15:45, 2019-05-21

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has found....
12:15, 2019-07-12

AOC unloads on Trump after he tells progressive congresswomen to 'go back' to home countries New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fresh from a bitter public spat with House Democrat leaders, unloaded on President Trump Sunday afternoon after he suggested that several unnamed progressive congresswoman "go back" to their own "corrupt" countries of origin....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
18:30, 2019-07-09

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest Asian country to reject rich countries' rubbish....
12:00, 2019-05-28

4 Years of College, $0 in Debt: How Some Countries Make Higher Education Affordable When we asked people around the world what sort of financial burden they bore for their higher education, we heard how much it varies from country to country....
11:15, 2019-05-28

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over 40 countries, Google has confirmed to TechCrunch. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze......
09:15, 2019-05-30

Malaysia leader: Wealthy countries dumping trash here is ‘grossly unfair’ TOKYO — The practice of advanced countries such as the US, Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is “grossly unfair” and should stop, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday. Mahathir comments during a visit to Tokyo on came days after his government...
20:00, 2019-05-30

HPV vaccine 'offers chance' of wiping out cervical cancer in rich countries Study shows vaccine has greatly reduced infections among girls and young womenElimination of cervical cancer in wealthy countries such as the UK may be possible within decades, say experts, following a major study showing the success of the HPV jab in protecting women.Human papilloma virus, which is...
22:30, 2019-06-27

As swine fever spreads, Asian countries cull millions of pigs In Vietnam, where officials report the disease has spread to larger-scale farming facilities, some 2.8 million pigs, representing about 10 percent of the nation's herd, have been culled. China, the world’s top pork producer, has culled about 1.1 million pigs....
00:30, 2019-07-01

Countries back plan to create 'free flow' of data across borders It might become easier to shuttle data across borders in the future. A total of 24 countries have signed a statement supporting the Osaka Track, a plan from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that would create rules for a "free flow" of data while re......
06:30, 2019-06-30

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon emissions target for 2050.European leaders meeting in Brussels sparred over the EU’s role in tackli...
23:45, 2019-06-20

Mike Pompeo urges other countries to help protect tankers after Gulf attacks Secretary of state says shipping security was not exclusively a US problem and stresses that Trump does not want war with IranThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has called on other nations to help safeguard tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf following a spate of attacks on ships which Washingto...
01:30, 2019-06-19

EU, South American countries agree on draft free trade treaty The European Union and the Mercosur bloc of South American countries have agreed on the draft text of a free-trade deal. Both sides have been negotiating the agreement for almost 20 years....
00:30, 2019-06-29

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
22:30, 2019-07-04

Coinbase’s crypto debit card launches in 6 more EU countries, despite user problems Following its launch in the UK in April, Coinbase is rolling out its cryptocurrency debit card to more European countries, despite users reporting numerous problems. The cryptocurrency exchange will be launching its Coinbase Card in six more European nations. As of today, the crypto-funded debit car...
15:00, 2019-06-12

Global gag rule linked to abortion rise in African countries that accept US aid Study finds Trump-backed policy led to increase in pregnancies and reduction in use of modern contraceptivesA US government policy that restricts funding to organisations that conduct or support abortions has been linked to a 40% increase in terminations in African countries that depend on American ...
05:30, 2019-06-28

Google Cloud Gaming Service Stadia to Launch in 14 Countries This Year Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November - but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend....
09:45, 2019-06-07

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the agents and resources to deal with the number of people being taken into custody....
20:30, 2019-06-21

Countries failing on climate face 'Green political muscle': OECD Politicians who fail to act on climate change will pay the price electorally, the head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said in a climate speech on Wednesday, criticizing some governments for going the wrong way....
20:15, 2019-07-03

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
23:45, 2019-06-20

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
07:30, 2019-07-15

Trump tells four liberal congresswomen to ‘go back’ to their countries, prompting Pelosi to defend them The president said the four women of color — three of whom were born in the United States — should “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.”...
06:15, 2019-07-15

Trump tells Ocasio-Cortez and other female progressives to 'go back' to 'original' countries President: ‘You can’t leave fast enough’Opinion: Pelosi attacks on AOC are dangerousDonald Trump aimed a guaranteed-to-be-controversial attack at “the Squad” on Sunday, saying the four progressive Democratic congresswomen who have clashed with their own party establishment should “go back and help f...
16:30, 2019-07-14

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted....
01:45, 2019-06-21

Wheels24.co.za | SEE: Fuel price hikes - Here's how much neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol Fuel prices have increased again in South Africa putting more strain on motorists and the local economy. Here's what neighbouring African countries are paying for petrol....
05:00, 2019-06-15

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest population forecasts shows, is that countries experi...
14:45, 2019-07-11

Global Tech Ties Fray in Nationalist Shift as Countries Use Trade as a Stick Japan’s restrictions on exports to South Korea are prompting Seoul to move toward more self-reliance, the latest evidence of a nationalist shift in the technology industry....
18:30, 2019-07-03

UN conference agrees better ways for Global South countries to work together on sustainable development The Second High-Level UN Conference on South-South Cooperation, known as BAPA+40, concluded on Friday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a political declaration agreed by more than 160 Member States renewing the global commitment in the promotion and investment in this type of collaboration between co...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Countries must co-ordinate to reveal shell company owners, fight money laundering: U.K. MP "What you've got to try and do is make sure they can't move it without being spotted," said John Penrose, a U.K. MP and point person on anti-corruption....
00:45, 2019-06-03

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asia have begun sending the exports — much of it contaminated plastic and trash that is unrecycla...
13:15, 2019-06-03

Pelosi pushes anti-collusion legislation after Trump says he’d take dirt from foreign countries In response to President Trump’s admission he would accept campaign dirt from foreign countries, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced a new legislative push to prevent foreign collusion. The legislation would bar campaigns from sharing sensitive information with foreign powers, clarify r...
21:15, 2019-06-13

22 countries sign letter calling on China to close Xinjiang Uyghur camps More than 20 countries, including Japan and the United Kingdom, have issued a joint statement condemning China's mass detention of Uyghur and other minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
08:15, 2019-07-11

World Bank downgrades global growth forecasts, poorest countries hardest hit The World Bank has lowered its expectations of global economic growth for this year in a new report. It says that, although the picture for poorer countries is expected to stabilize in 2020, economic momentum remains weak....
22:15, 2019-06-05

Malaysia to return 3,300 tons of waste back to several countries, including US, citing illegal dumping Malaysia has vowed to send back 3,300 tons of plastic waste to countries, including the United States, that it says illegally dumped the non-recyclable garbage after a ban in China forced cargo ships to reroute their trash to nearby developing countries....
19:00, 2019-05-28

Mediterranean migrant drownings should spur greater action by European countries, urge UN agencies A spate of migrant shipwrecks and rescues in the Mediterranean Sea in recent days is evidence that urgent action is required from European States to address the issue, the UN said on Tuesday...
21:15, 2019-05-21

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international transit hub, a 140-mile connection on a rickety 19-seat plane to a smaller island, an hourlong drive past other rural villages and finally a short walk guid...
15:15, 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have fueled criticisms that the Trump administration is...
04:45, 2019-06-20

Latin America accounts for one third of world's homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims....
18:45, 2019-05-30

Peace operations benefit from improved cooperation between the UN and troop-providing countries, says peacekeeping chief Cooperation between the UN Secretariat; Security Council; and countries contributing troops and police to peacekeeping operations; is “a crucial factor” to enhancing those operations, the UN peacekeeping chief told the Security Council on Wednesday....
01:30, 2019-07-11

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in neighboring South Africa....
12:45, 2019-06-17

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
19:30, 2019-06-27

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
20:30, 2019-06-18

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
11:15, 2019-07-10

West African countries plan to hike cocoa prices, citing “injustice” in chocolate industry. Can they reduce child labor? The world’s leading cocoa producers, Ghana and Ivory Coast, are joining together in an attempt to raise the commodity’s price, a move government officials say will boost farmer incomes, reduce the incidence of child labor and give West African farmers a more equitable cut of global chocolate profits...
14:00, 2019-07-02

Google Maps now shows speed limits and speed cameras in 40+ countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around the world. Google has confirmed to various tech outlets that its own Maps application is now sh...
04:15, 2019-05-30

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you'll pay $25.       ...
02:30, 2019-06-29

South American countries denounce decision to give Amazon control of .amazon domain The presidents of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia criticized a recent decision to grant global retailer Amazon the rights to the .amazon domain.Read More...
13:30, 2019-05-27

'You're better than that:' Geraldo Rivera hits back at Trump for telling progressive freshman congresswomen to 'go back' to 'broken and crime infested' countries Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera fired back at President Donald Trump on Sunday for a series of tweets he sent out earlier in the day. Trump on Sunday morning targeted "progressive Democratic congresswomen," — most likely referring to the "Squad" of freshman...
03:15, 2019-07-16

Theresa May's 'net zero' emissions plan welcomed despite warnings of 'herculean task' Theresa May's decision to commit the UK to a "net zero" greenhouse gases target by 2050 was given a cautious welcome today — but sparked questions on how it would be delivered....
14:15, 2019-06-12

'The Farewell' shows off Awkwafina and finds truths in a lie "The Farewell" will inevitably inspire references to "Crazy Rich Asians," featuring a predominantly Asian cast, a wedding, lots of big mouth-watering meals and Awkwafina. The similarities, however, pretty much end there, in a small, melancholy movie that explores cultural differences and dealing wit...
19:30, 2019-07-12

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ almost had a much different ending Spider-Man: Far From Home has been playing in theaters for more than a week, which means we know precisely how the Infinity Saga ends and we can focus on what’s coming next in Marvel’s fourth phase of MCU films. But as always with a new Marvel movie, we’ve learned plenty of extra t...
19:45, 2019-07-12

Charge your laptop and smartphone at the same time with the SuperTank If you start looking around, you quickly find that a handful of chargers like the SuperTank 27,000mAh Portable Charger are seriously raising the bar. Right now, you can get in on this ultra-powerful charger at $45 off the regular price, just $134.99 from TNW Deals....
19:45, 2019-07-12

The Longest Toilet Break? Belgian Man Sits For 5 Days In Bid For Record A Belgian man sat on a toilet for nearly five days this week in a bid to set a world record. Jimmy De Frenne, a 48-year old who is learning to be a bus driver, set himself a challenge of sitting for......
19:45, 2019-07-12

USA's Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United States women’s soccer team after she discovered ...
20:15, 2019-07-12

The angry chef or the Michelin guide: which giant ego are you rooting for? | Dale Berning Sawa The standoff between Marc Veyrat and the famous guide isn’t about cheddar – it’s about power and who has the last wordMarc Veyrat, a French chef and Bob Dylan lookalike (he’s as famous for his Michelin-starred cooking as he is for his wide-rimmed black hat), has been in the news this week. Or rather...
20:15, 2019-07-12

Here's What's Wrong With My $500 Low-Mileage Jeep Cherokee Earlier this week, I purchased a gorgeous 2000 Jeep Cherokee with only 106,000 miles on the clock for $500. It was a smokin’ deal, but not quite as smokin’ as some of you might have initially thought, since this Jeep has some significant issues, which I will now enumerate....
20:45, 2019-07-12

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco feeling baseball’s love after cancer diagnosis CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco’s smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians’ right-hander doesn’t seem different. He’s determined not to let cancer change him. “I never put anything bad on my mind,” Carrasco said. “Ev...
20:45, 2019-07-12

Baby dies after she’s found unconscious in Bronx home; NYPD investigating as homicide An infant was discovered unconscious and with signs of trauma inside a Bronx apartment — in what police have deemed a homicide, authorities said Friday. The 1-month-old girl, identified by authorities as Monreux Mercado, wasn’t breathing when she was found at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday in the second-fl...
21:00, 2019-07-12

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
21:15, 2019-07-12

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
21:15, 2019-07-12

Swiss prosecutor probes plane maker over Saudi, UAE business Switzerland’s federal prosecutor says it has opened a criminal investigation in connection with a Swiss airplane maker’s sale of training aircraft to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, whose militaries are involved in war in neighboring Yemen...
21:15, 2019-07-12

Hungary’s president OKs govt takeover of research Hungary’s president signs bill paving way for government to take control of scientific research, a move researchers see as a threat to scholarly freedom...
21:15, 2019-07-12

Amazon just released their Prime Day Preview—here are the best deals to look out for Prime Day is coming and Amazon just gave us a sneak peak of the best deals to look out for on Amazon devices, 4k TVs, and so much more.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-12

The 7 best deals you can get this Friday Head into your weekend with savings on all your favorites, like meat thermometers, All-Clad cookware, and more.       ...
21:45, 2019-07-12

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a UK official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as tensions with Iran continue to grow....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
22:00, 2019-07-12

Woman sentenced to 20 years in prison for having sexual contact with 13-year-old student Editor’s Note: The above video details the entire case from Zamora’s arrest all the way to just before her sentencing hearing Friday, July 12. PHOENIX (KPNX) – In a roughly hour-long sentencing hearing Friday, Brittany Zamora learned her fate after she admitted to having sexual con...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Murder victim’s sons jump their mother’s killer at hearing, attack captured on video A sentencing hearing for a man found guilty of fatally shooting an Ohio mother two years ago ended abruptly after the woman’s sons attacked the convicted killer. The shocking courtroom assault happened Thursday in a Mahoning County courtroom and was captured on camera. Video shows a man wearin...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Ohio has first confirmed case of measles in 2 years amid nationwide outbreak Ohio had its first confirmed case of measles in two years amid a nationwide outbreak of the disease, according to a new report. The infected person, a young adult who lives in Stark County, had recently traveled to a state with confirmed measles cases, state Health Director Dr. Amy Acton said Friday...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony may be delayed Former special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated testimony on Capitol Hill next week may be delayed by a week amid negotiations on the length of his hearings before two House panels, according to multiple reports. Sources briefed on the discussions told Politico that Mueller’s testimony, w...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Acosta resignation puts veteran bureaucrat Patrick Pizzella in charge of Labor Patrick Pizzella, a veteran of several past Republican and Democratic presidential administrations, will take over as acting secretary of labor following the abrupt departure of Alexander Acosta Friday following controversy surrounding a plea deal he arranged for sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein in 20...
22:30, 2019-07-12

'Mortal Kombat' reboot will be rated R for all the fatalities Filming is set to start soon on the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot, which is in pre-production in Australia under the wing of producer James Wan. Tidbits about what's in store are starting to emerge, such as the casting of The Raid star Joe Taslim as......
22:45, 2019-07-12

TurboGrafx-16 mini arrives next March with nearly 50 games Konami's attempt to ride the retro console bandwagon, the TurboGrafx-16 mini, now has a release date and a rather hefty game list. The company has revealed that the mini will be available exclusively through Amazon on March 19th, 2020, with pre-orde......
22:45, 2019-07-12

Amazon’s next big products may be a high-end Echo and an Alexa home robot Amazon’s suite of hardware will continue to grow in the coming years, as Bloomberg reports the company is making progress on its voice-activated home robot as well as a previously unannounced high-end Echo smart speaker. Sources familiar with the product tell Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman that...
22:45, 2019-07-12

Dwyane Wade's jersey swap collection is already hilariously out of date It took less than two weeks of the NBA offseason for the jerseys Wade got during his "One Last Dance" tour to become the world's largest collection of throwbacks....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Audi could use team orders to secure 2018/19 Formula E title Audi could use team orders to secure the 2018/19 Formula E drivers' title in favour of Lucas di Grassi, despite his team-mate Daniel Abt also being in mathematical contention...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
23:15, 2019-07-12

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
23:15, 2019-07-12

Christian student group sues university for 'equal access,' alleges religious discrimination A prominent Christian student group is suing its university to ensure "equal access" like other student groups on campus, alleging anti-Christian discrimination....
23:30, 2019-07-12

Grosjean makes light of pitlane spin Haas driver Romain Grosjean made light of an embarrassing pitlane spin at the British Grand Prix on Friday, saying he and the U.S.-owned team had laughed it off....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Paul Ryan Continues His Ascent From Slug to Spineless Jellyfish in New Book on Trump There is a saying in the streets for when someone talks trash about a person they were scared to fight after that adversary isn’t around to harm them....
23:45, 2019-07-12

Mining, Manufacturing Pull Down IIP Growth To 3.1% In May The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 3.8 per cent in May 2018. The index grew at 4.3 per cent in April and 0.4 per cent in March this year....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Ex-ICE chief Homan delivers fiery defense of border agents at hearing, rips lawmakers: 'Do your job' Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan delivered a fiery defense of border agents during a House hearing where Democratic lawmakers just hours earlier had decried conditions at migrant detention centers -- as he ripped into the agency's congressional critics and said...
00:00, 2019-07-13

| Federer feels 'strange' being in Wimbledon final Roger Federer admitted that it felt "strange" he and Serena Williams will compete for Wimbledon titles, 16 years after he made his Grand Slam breakthrough....
00:15, 2019-07-13

| CSA announces franchise, provincial fixtures for 2019/20 CSA announced the franchise fixtures for both domestic competitions for the 2019/20 season as well as the senior provincial fixtures for both men and women....
00:15, 2019-07-13

Move over, Jaws clones—Crawl is here to claim the summer movie season for the reptiles Fifty years after Steven Spielberg made a whole nation afraid to go in the water, sharks still prowl the summer movie season. This is, in fact, the fourth consecutive year that a descendent of Jaws will descend upon multiplexes during the warmest season—next month brings the gnashing teeth and omino...
00:15, 2019-07-13

Rafael Nadal Played Some Heroic Points Before Roger Federer Wrapped It Up The match was glowing white-hot for hours, but in the fourth set, the Wimbledon semifinal between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal began to cool off. Federer got an early break to go up 2-1, and a sense of the inevitable washed over the lawn as both players traded holds, Nadal’s traction on the match ...
00:45, 2019-07-13

The Goddamn KFC Just Up And Exploded What the hell! This KFC in Eden, North Carolina just exploded out of nowhere overnight, leaving residents gazing upon nothing but scattered rubble when they arrived to get their Thursday morning fill of fried chicken. Thankfully, no one was in the restaurant at 12:30 a.m. when it happened, so no har...
00:45, 2019-07-13

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

California governor signs bill for $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the state's other investor-owned utilities cover liabilities arising from future wildfires caused by their equipment....
00:45, 2019-07-13

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading....
01:00, 2019-07-13

United Arab Emirates pulls out of Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Military forces of the United Arab Emirates have started a withdrawal from Yemen, Emirati officials said, leaving Saudi Arabia to fight Houthi rebels....
01:01, 2019-07-13

Dolphins’ Kendrick Norton declared at fault in traffic accident that cost him arm Florida Highway Patrol said in a report that Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton caused the July 4th car crash that resulted in his arm amputation....
01:15, 2019-07-13

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
01:45, 2019-07-13

Turbulence can strike in clear skies — and aircraft radar can’t detect it “Clear-air turbulence,” which evidently jolted an Air Canada flight Thursday over the Pacific Ocean, strikes with no visible warning in the sky ahead. An aircraft’s radar can’t spot it coming either....
02:00, 2019-07-13

Naked Bike Ride in Cologne joins world call for safer, cleaner streets About 60 bicyclists bared nearly all to cycle around the western city of Cologne promoting safety on the streets. German laws restrained the Naked Bike Ride motto 'bare as you dare' to a degree of modesty....
02:15, 2019-07-13

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo......
02:15, 2019-07-13

11-year-old Gianna Clemente not intimidated after qualifying for U.S. Women's Amateur Gianna Clemente, a rising sixth-grader, has 117 tournament wins and is looking forward to learning from playing alongside world's top amateurs.        ...
02:30, 2019-07-13

Outgoing UK Ambassador Kim Darroch tells staff Boris Johnson will appoint his successor Lame-duck British Prime Minister Theresa May will not race to appoint a new ambassador to the United States, outgoing envoy Kim Darroch revealed in a private staff meeting....
02:30, 2019-07-13

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeated warnings from Washington that he could not have both the U.S. aircraft and Russian-made air defenses, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Service...
02:30, 2019-07-13

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

Make the Ultimate Hungover Brunch With Leftover Party Snacks The morning after a party can be rough, particularly if you crave a decadent, savory brunch to soak up all the booze you ingested, and find yourself surrounded by nothing but leftover party snacks and ungrateful guests. But, as long a you have eggs, you can use leftover tortilla chips and queso (or ...
03:00, 2019-07-13

The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry Sings About Infidelity After Divorce From J.P. Arencibia The Band Perry is getting personal on their brand-new song. On Friday morning, the Grammy award-winning trio released their brand-new single titled "The Good Life." And......
03:00, 2019-07-13

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-13

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
03:30, 2019-07-13

Frustration for Nadal as Wimbledon mission falls short Rewarding as it was for Rafael Nadal to become the only player to win the same Grand Slam 12 times by chalking up his dozen at last month's French Open, the Spaniard arrived at Wimbledon this year like a man on a mission....
04:15, 2019-07-13

Woman who allegedly attacked Boston EMTs eyed in airport bomb threat An “emotionally disturbed” woman who allegedly attacked two Boston EMTs this week — stabbing one multiple times and pepper-spraying the other — is also being eyed in a recent bomb threat at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport. Julia Tejeda was arraigned Thursday on charges including assault wi...
04:30, 2019-07-13

Smith: 18 NFL games not in players' best interest NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith confirmed to ESPN that the NFL proposed an 18-game schedule in early labor negotiations, as the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, but he said he doesn't see it "being in the best interest of our players."...
04:45, 2019-07-13

Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over amendments delayed the process and reduced savings derived from the overhaul....
05:30, 2019-07-13

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
05:45, 2019-07-13

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday....
06:15, 2019-07-13

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could launch as soon as 2022. The problem at hand is this:...
06:30, 2019-07-13

Maldonado, Soler hit home runs, Royals beat Tigers 8-5 Martin Maldonado and Jorge Soler hit late homers and Whit Merrifield scored on a wild pitch as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-5       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Fashion icon: Wildest styles from Russell Westbrook Russell Westbrook is known for blazing his own, very unique sartorial trail. Take a look back at some of his wildest styles over the years.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face trial in sex assault case Ontario Court Justice Mara Greene ruled Friday that the case should proceed after prosecutors gave an overview of their evidence and Hoggard's lawyer agreed it met the threshold for a trial....
08:30, 2019-07-13

Brain implant restores partial vision to blind people Medical experts hail ‘paradigm shift’ of implant that transmits video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nervePartial sight has been restored to six blind people via an implant that transmits video images directly to the brain.Some vision was made possible – with the p...
09:15, 2019-07-13

How the UK's chippies, cafés and pubs are reinventing themselves to save the environment A notice in the window of a Leicester chippie declaring "there's not plenty more fish in the sea" went viral this week as the owners closed their doors over concerns about their environmental impact....
09:30, 2019-07-13

Chevron spills 800,000 gallons of oil, water in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials began to clean up a massive oil spill Friday that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a California canyon, making it larger — if less devastating — than the state’s last two major oil spills. The newly revealed spill has been flowing off and on since Ma...
09:45, 2019-07-13

Facial Recognition Tech Is Growing Stronger, Thanks to Your Face Large databases, built with images from social networks and dating services, contain millions of pictures of people’s faces. Some are shared worldwide....
11:01, 2019-07-13

What links Tulip, Carnation, Bulldozer and Jeans? The Weekend quiz From Coronation Street to Shakespeare, test your knowledge with the Weekend quiz1 The British Guiana 1c Magenta is the world’s most valuable what?2 Which literary dame appeared in Coronation Street in 1961?3 Which shy mammals might gather in a cete?4 The Diadochi fought for control over whose empire...
11:15, 2019-07-13

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, the jelly shoe is back for the summer. But with most of the shoe made from PVC, it might seem an odd trend for our plastic-anxious times.Online searche...
11:15, 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
12:15, 2019-07-13

These Republicans signed the ‘never Trump’ letters in 2016. Now some are having second thoughts. GOP national security establishment figures who tried to block Trump are wrestling with their actions, divided over whether to maintain opposition or find a way to support him....
12:15, 2019-07-13

Bolton left with seven players but will fulfil pre-season fixture at York Club to field youth and development players on SundayBolton confident they can fill squad if takeover happens swiftlyBolton Wanderers intend to field a team comprising mostly youth and development players when they play their first pre-season friendly on Sunday at York City.The club is not yet out o...
12:30, 2019-07-13

Sportwatch: Wallaroos v Japan, Bombers v Roos, Storm v Sharks, and more - live! Updates on a busy day of sport across AustraliaAny thoughts? Get in touch on email or tweet @rrjparkin 11.00am BST NRL - first blood, Storm!Cronulla are one of just two teams to have beaten the Storm this season, but do you think Cam Smith’s teammates fancy sending him home a loser in his landmark g...
12:30, 2019-07-13

|ClientsmayhavelostR100mormore,saysFSCAonStringfellowarrest Thomas Stringfellow turned himself in to Johannesburg police following investigations into his conduct when handling funds from Stringfellow Group's clients....
13:45, 2019-07-13

After scuffles, Hong Kong police warn protesters to refrain from violence, leave scene Hong Kong police appealed to protesters on Saturday to refrain from violence and leave the area after scuffles in the town of Sheung Shui, where thousands of demonstrators had converged earlier in the day to protest against mainland Chinese traders....
14:30, 2019-07-13

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have been condensed and edited for clarity. TIME: You are on track to surpass Ben-Gurion as the — a...
14:30, 2019-07-13

What to know about bleeding nipples Bleeding nipples may occur as a result of breastfeeding, skin irritation, allergies, and infections. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the causes of bleeding nipples here....
14:45, 2019-07-13

The Morning After: That's what quantum entanglement looks like Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The AMD vs. NVIDIA midrange GPU battle is heating up, Microsoft went back to the '80s and Nintendo introduced a Switch Lite. Oh, and some Amazon workers will strike on Prime Day. Welcome to your weekend....
16:00, 2019-07-13

Stranger Things 3, eps. 1-4: Hawkins, Indiana, will never be the same Enlarge / Perhaps teen romance can split 'em up temporarily, but you can't keep the gang apart for long if evil lurks around Hawkins. (credit: Netflix) Warning: This story contains some spoilers for episodes 1-4 of Stranger Things' third season. You can read our non-spoiler preview of the new seaso...
16:15, 2019-07-13

Chip world tries to come to grips with promise and peril of AI Chip executives gathered in San Francisco to discuss what to do about the explosion in demand for deep learning forms of A.I. that is pushing at the limits of today’s chips. Possibilities include analog computing, optical circuits, and computing in memory, but it’s not clear if any of that will head...
16:30, 2019-07-13

Hong Kong Protest Against Mainland Chinese Traders Turns Violent Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell on....
17:00, 2019-07-13

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some reason, the rear wiper assembly seems to have aged...
17:15, 2019-07-13

Bob Dylan and Neil Young review – age has not withered them Hyde Park, LondonYoung rages over sponsorship, Dylan mangles his back catalogue, but both leave the stage smilingIt was billed as a “historic event” in which two of rock’s towering icons performed a co-headlining show for the first time in Britain, heralded with a short video compilation of vintage ...
17:30, 2019-07-13

The Angels Paid Tribute To Tyler Skaggs With A Combined No-Hitter In their first home game since the death of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs on July 1, the Angels threw a combined no-hitter in a 13-0 win over the Mariners on a night dedicated to the player’s memory....
18:15, 2019-07-13

India's Allahabad Bank reports $259 mln alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker India's Allahabad Bank on Saturday became the second Indian state-owned bank to report a major alleged fraud by bankrupt steelmaker Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd this month, adding to concerns about a banking industry burdened with bad debts....
18:15, 2019-07-13

8 new trailers you need to watch from this past week Stuber and Crawl are two of the new movies hitting theaters this week, but it’s very likely that Spider-Man: Far From Home will dominate the box office for one more week. Stuber looks like a hilarious buddy-cop comedy against the backdrop of our modern society that’s increasingly more dependent on i...
19:00, 2019-07-13

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
19:15, 2019-07-13

Zuckerberg takes $5B fine in stride at ‘Summer Camp for Billionaires’ Mark Zuckerberg didn’t let a little thing like a $5 billion fine spoil his weekend. The Facebook founder hobnobbed with fellow billionaires at the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference in Idaho on Friday — also known as “Summer Camp for Billionaires,” as the Federal Trade Co...
20:00, 2019-07-13

Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang 'Smashed Blood Sample': Reports World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have appealed the findings of the FINA doping panel's report, dated January 3, that decided Sun Yang did not commit a doping violation....
20:30, 2019-07-13

Bruce confirms talks with Newcastle over managerial vacancy "Sheffield Wednesday boss Steve Bruce confirmed he has held talks with Newcastle United over the vacant manager\u0027s post but said he is waiting for both clubs to agree a compromise deal."...
20:30, 2019-07-13

Italian Track Cyclist Impaled By Chunk Of Wooden Track Mid-Race Expected To Make Full Recovery During the scratch race at the Junior and U23 European Track Championships in Ghent on Friday, a group of riders crashed into one another, wreaking havoc not just on the leaderboard, but also on the track itself. The incident lifted a piece of the wooden track off the ground, which found its way int...
20:30, 2019-07-13

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
20:45, 2019-07-13

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
20:45, 2019-07-13

Duchesses Meghan and Catherine set to attend Wimbledon final Duchesses Meghan and Catherine are expected to attend Wimbledon on Saturday to watch Serena Williams chase her 24th grand slam title in the women's singles final against Simona Halep....
20:45, 2019-07-13

Pirates' Francisco Cervelli says he'll catch again despite concussion risks Pittsburgh Pirates veteran catcher Francisco Cervelli said he expects to catch again despite suffering at least six concussions in the past 10 years....
21:00, 2019-07-13

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
22:00, 2019-07-13

YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous Marries Nats Getty YouTube Star Gigi Gorgeous is married! The 27-year-old Canadian beauty influencer and activist, who became even more famous in 2013 after coming out as a transgender woman, has wed Nats......
22:15, 2019-07-13

Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania on the up Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have started to rise again following a government crackdown on organised criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching....
22:30, 2019-07-13

Russia launches major new telescope into space after delays Russia’s space agency says a Russian Proton-M rocket has successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit after days of launch delays...
22:45, 2019-07-13

A duel with no secrets but does Roger Federer have greater shock potential? | Kevin Mitchell The two great champions know each other’s game inside out and the Swiss is going to have to find something extra to halt Novak Djokovic in the Wimbledon finalThere are no secrets between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, nothing new to learn after 47 matches staring at each other across the net, 15 ...
00:15, 2019-07-14

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria.Hunt said I...
00:15, 2019-07-14

Red Sox trade for Andrew Cashner to strike first in AL arms race Your move, Brian Cashman. The Red Sox struck first in the AL East arms race by acquiring starting pitcher Andrew Cashner and cash consideration from the Orioles on Saturday. Boston is sending Baltimore minor league infielder Noelberth Romero and outfield prospect Elio Prado, both of whom are in rook...
00:30, 2019-07-14

"Huge bummer" turbo lag cost me British GP pole shot - Verstappen Red Bull and its Formula 1 engine partner Honda are investigating the "turbo lag" issue Max Verstappen reported during British Grand Prix qualifying, which he called a "huge bummer"...
01:00, 2019-07-14

Extinction Rebellion kick off weekend of protest with Dalston blockade Other events included mass bike ride through A10, Olympic park traffic blocks as well as talks and panels in London FieldsExtinction Rebellion has staged a blockade in Dalston, east London, disrupting traffic at its busiest central junction. Car horns, sirens and swearing competed with drumming prot...
01:15, 2019-07-14

France to create space command within air force: Macron French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he had approved the creation of a space command within the French air force to improve the country's defense capabilities....
02:00, 2019-07-14

Ex-Fox & Friends co-host Clayton Morris leaves country amid fraud allegations, lawsuits Morris and his wife say they plan to fight lawsuits from abroad. He has moved with his family to a coastal resort town in Portugal.       ...
02:30, 2019-07-14

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
02:45, 2019-07-14

What You Need to Know About Resistant Urinary Tract Infections U.T.I.s are one of the world’s most common infections but many of the drugs used to treat them have become less effective as resistance to antibiotics grows....
03:30, 2019-07-14

Golf: Wiesberger two shots clear after 54 holes at Scottish Open Resurgent Bernd Wiesberger set his sights on a sixth European Tour title when he took a two-shot lead over South African Erik van Rooyen after the third round of the Scottish Open on Saturday....
04:45, 2019-07-14

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
05:15, 2019-07-14

Former pro golfer Kendra Little describes gender-identity struggle and why she left sport Former golfer Kendra Little revealed her secret last week, discussing her AIS. She was born with appearance of a female but genetic makeup of a male.       ...
05:30, 2019-07-14

Heart of New York goes dark as fire causes blackout in Manhattan Power outage affects about 73,000 people and disrupts traffic, subway system, businesses and Broadway productionsAuthorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square’s towering electronic screens, darkened marquees in the theatre dist...
05:45, 2019-07-14

Sofia Carson Mourns the Death of Descendants Co-Star Cameron Boyce It's been about a week since Cameron Boyce's death. On Saturday, Sofia Carson took to Instagram to pay tribute to her late Descendants co-star. "To our angel, There......
06:15, 2019-07-14

Granger Smith's Late Son's River's Donated Organs Saved 2 People's Lives Two people's lives were saved via transplants of organs donated from the late 3-year-old son of country singer Granger Smith. Last month, the musician and wife Amber Smith's......
06:15, 2019-07-14

Jeurys Familia has Mets bullpen prediction for the second half MIAMI — Jeurys Familia’s attempt at resurrecting his season will include a steady oversight from a trusted presence. In deciding on a new bullpen coach last month, team officials put a heavy emphasis on Ricky Bones’ past working relationship with Familia, according to a club source. Familia has a 7....
06:45, 2019-07-14

Why Luke Voit’s return wasn’t a complete disappointment Against the Blue Jays on Saturday, for the first time in 172 consecutive games, the Yankees looked as if they were about to be shut out. Aaron Hicks finessed a walk before Gleyber Torres and Brett Gardner put the Yankees in a two-out hole in the bottom of the ninth. DJ LeMahieu avoided going 0-for-5...
06:45, 2019-07-14

After Playing GoldenEye On The N64, Valve Changed Half-Life Today, developers have a huge variety of ways to create and manage enemy AI. However, back in the 90s it was much more difficult to create sophisticated enemy AI. It was even harder to do so on the N64 due to its limited power and resources. But Rare, the developers behind GoldenEye, pulled it off a...
06:45, 2019-07-14

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
07:15, 2019-07-14

Best 4K TVs for gaming: 5 TVs to get the most out of your PS4 and Xbox One Best TVs for Gaming Buying Guide: Welcome to TechRadar's round-up of the best 4K TVs for PS4 and Xbox you can buy for any budget in 2019.If you've yet to game on a 4K TV using Xbox One X or PS4 Pro, you're missing out. While these are understandably luxury products that not everyone c...
07:30, 2019-07-14

Giannis says he's at '60 percent' of his potential Despite coming off a dominant MVP season in which he lead the Bucks to the Eastern Conference finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo told ESPN "there's a lot of things I can improve on."...
07:45, 2019-07-14

FTC Fine Alone Won't Get Facebook Out of Crosshairs Facebook is moving closer to settling a privacy probe by its main U.S. regulator, but the large fine it has prepared to pay is unlikely to get the social-media giant out of the political hot seat in Washington....
07:45, 2019-07-14

Expanded Ford-VW deal ‘just makes sense' As with their earlier agreement on commercial vans and midsize pickups, the two automakers' widening partnership will have the biggest impact on vehicles and platforms that will be offered outside North America, the companies said....
08:45, 2019-07-14

Himalayan highs … and lows: trekking in Nepal Big skies and golden eagles aside, without the training even Nepal’s ‘easiest’ hike is a challenge. But the mountains still work their magic on our writerOn the second morning of our trek up Poon Hill, in a clearing in a rhododendron forest, my friend Ali and I stopped for a breather. Rarely has the...
09:15, 2019-07-14

Best gaming laptops 2019 in the UAE: the 10 top gaming laptops we've reviewed We’ve got the best gaming laptops on here that will satisfy your gaming needs, whether you have the space for a thicc desktop replacement that boasts the most powerful graphics and processors so that you can run the Division 2 and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with the settings cranked, or you ju...
10:00, 2019-07-14

Formula E stewards reject Techeetah protest against di Grassi "A protest lodged by FIA Formula E outfit DS Techeetah against the driving standards of Audi’s Lucas di Grassi in a New York E-Prix pile-up was rejected by the stewards."...
11:00, 2019-07-14

Georgia's President Salome Zurabishvili: 'We are used to tension with Russia' In a DW interview, Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili spoke about tension with Russia caused by protests on the streets of Tbilisi, and her country's wish to put the Soviet past behind and join the European Union....
14:00, 2019-07-14

"If He Is Honest..." BS Yeddyurappa Says HD Kumaraswamy Must Resign BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa's comment comes after Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy declared on Friday that he would seek a trust vote on the floor of the house and asked the Speaker to "fix a time"...
15:00, 2019-07-14

Tax Authorities Don't Snoop On Social Media, Says Top Official It is a "misconception" to think that the Income Tax Department is snooping on social media posts related to exotic foreign tours or possession of expensive goods to check undisclosed income, a top......
15:00, 2019-07-14

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
15:00, 2019-07-14

Man jumps in front of train in Times Square: cops A man was struck and killed by a train at the Times Square-42nd Street station early Sunday morning, officials said. The man, who was not identified, jumped in front of a downtown 3 train as it approached the station, police said. The 1, 2 and 3 trains resumed service with delays as of early Sunday....
15:00, 2019-07-14

Kenyan blames high doping-offence figures on participation numbers Kenya's anti-doping and athletics chiefs on Friday disputed figures that put the east African nation as the third-most cheating nation in the sport in terms of biological passport offences....
15:00, 2019-07-14

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
16:15, 2019-07-14

Watch: Cincinnati Reds' Phillip Ervin records six hits in win over Colorado Rockies Cincinnati Reds left fielder Phillip Ervin tied a franchise record by recording six hits in the Reds' 17-9 victory over the Rockies on Saturday night....
16:45, 2019-07-14

John Carpenter and Anthony Burch Are Co-Writing a New Joker Comic The Joker? Oh, you mean the Joker? No, no, the Joker. Lately, there are a lot of Jokers. The newest one is being written by John Carpenter. Read more......
16:45, 2019-07-14

Boeing 737 MAX Grounding Could Stretch Into 2020 Fixing the Boeing 737 MAX’s hazardous flight-control software and completing other steps to start carrying passengers is likely to stretch into 2020, an increasing number of government and industry officials say, even as the company strives to get its jet back into service still this year....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Manufacturers Move Supply Chains Out of China U.S. manufacturers are shifting production to countries outside of China as trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies stretch into a second year....
17:15, 2019-07-14

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on computer, and then sent the notarized packet in. I...
17:30, 2019-07-14

Lewis Hamilton wins F1 British Grand Prix for record sixth time • British driver leads Mercedes one-two with Bottas second• Charles Leclerc finishes third, with Vettel out of the pointsLewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix, taking the victory after an initial dogged fight with his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas fell in his favour during a safety car perio...
17:45, 2019-07-14

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanuel Macron to review their military contingents marching on the Champs-Elysees avenue...
18:15, 2019-07-14

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
18:30, 2019-07-14

Pharma firm Gilead to raise Galapagos stake in $5.1 bln deal -report Gilead Sciences Inc will increase its stake in Galapagos NV and gain rights outside Europe to the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm's treatments in development in a $5.1 billion deal, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday....
19:00, 2019-07-14

Drugs giant GSK picks Symonds to steer £81bn break-up Britain's second-biggest drug-maker is turning to a former chief financial officer of AstraZeneca, its London-listed rival, to steer it through an £81bn break-up....
19:45, 2019-07-14

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objectives: to spread fear and terror in immigrant communities....
20:30, 2019-07-14

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention centers in Texas ahead of controversial Immigration an...
21:30, 2019-07-14

Sudan protesters delay signing deal with army for 2nd time Sudan’s pro-democracy movement postponed a scheduled meeting with the country’s ruling generals for a second time on Sunday, saying “further consultations” were needed before they would sign a power-sharing deal with the military...
22:15, 2019-07-14

Megan Rapinoe 'not sure she's qualified for office' but vows to fight for equal pay Soccer star has said she would not go to White House if invitedOpinion: Rapinoe ‘egotism’ is the perfect antidote to TrumpThe World Cup-winning football star Megan Rapinoe does not think she is qualified for public office, as some have suggested since she clashed publicly with Donald Trump. But she ...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Japan earns first Group One win in Grand Prix de Paris on Bastille Day • Colt’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe odds widely cut to 9-1• Trainer Aidan O’Brien says ‘We were very happy with him’Japan has the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe firmly on his agenda, after an exploratory trip here resulted in victory in the Grand Prix de Paris. Seizing such an important French prize on Ba...
22:30, 2019-07-14

Lewis Hamilton says British GP win is greatest moment for any home driver • Hamilton thanks fans after record sixth British Grand Prix win• ‘It’s been single most incredible feeling,’ says Mercedes driverLewis Hamilton celebrated his victory at the British Grand Prix by revelling in the support he received at Silverstone across the weekend.The British driver expressed how...
22:30, 2019-07-14

More body parts found off Coney Island NYPD scuba divers recovered partial bones and a black belt from the water off Coney Island, police sources said Sunday. The remains were found at Riegalman Board Walk West and West 5th Street around 6:30 p.m. Saturday — two days after divers discovered a left leg stuck in the rocks nearby, pol...
22:45, 2019-07-14

Officials seek answers after blackout in New York's Manhattan Government and utility officials were still searching for definite reasons on Sunday for a five-hour blackout in a large section of New York City's Manhattan borough that left 73,000 customers without power on Saturday....
23:15, 2019-07-14

Man who attacked Tacoma immigration center was repeat assailant: authorities Authorities in Tacoma, Washington, have named a man who was killed after attacking an immigration detention facility, and court records showed he had been previously arrested for assaulting a police officer at a protest outside the same facility....
23:30, 2019-07-14

9 Killed In Plane Crash During Skydiving Trip In Sweden Nine people were killed when their plane crashed during a skydiving trip near Umea, a small university city in northern Sweden, authorities said on Sunday....
23:45, 2019-07-14