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Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58

The death toll from a ship packed with African migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tuni...

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58

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Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Saturday....
02:00, 07/14/2019

More bodies found in Tunisia migrant ship sinking feared to have killed more than 80 More bodies were found from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week, bringing the official death toll to 72 in a disaster feared to have killed more than 80 people, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
05:00, 06/18/2019

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors....
02:51, 06/18/2019

Death toll rises in Alaskan floatplane mid-air collision The death toll in the midair collision between two floatplanes carrying tourists from a cruise ship in Alaska rose to five — and one person remains unaccounted for, according to reports. A total of 16 people were aboard the two planes – a de Ha...
19:17, 05/14/2019

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
15:00, 07/13/2019

New Zealand Mosque Attack Death Toll Rises to 51 A Turkish man wounded during a white supremacist attack on two New Zealand mosques in March has died, bringing the death toll from the country’s worst peacetime mass shooting to 51....
08:17, 05/03/2019

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said that the man, a Turkish national, had been in an intensive care unit in a Christchurch hospital since the shooting seven weeks ago....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
09:51, 06/24/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse in rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as t...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 28 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday....
04:51, 05/24/2019

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story building collapsed early Saturday on top of the do...
07:34, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Death toll in Venezuela rises to 5 as boy dies CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Human rights groups say a 15-year-old boy is the latest casualty in Venezuela’s ongoing unrest. The Venezuelan Observatory of Social Conflic...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Death toll rises to 11 in Lahore shrine blast The death toll rose to 11 Thursday as another police officer died of injuries sustained the day before during the suicide bombing out front of Lahore's famous Data Darbar shrine....
12:34, 05/09/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition forces....
11:34, 06/05/2019

Death Toll In Pakistan Train Collision Rises To 23 The death toll from a train collision in central Pakistan rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said....
10:51, 07/12/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contai...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Death Toll Rises to 51 (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago died late Thursday in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51, authorities in New Zealand and Turkey confirmed. New Zealand Prime...
19:34, 05/03/2019

Death toll in Virginia gas station explosion rises to 3 BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three sets of remains have been discovered at Virginia gas station where an explosion occurred. Virginia State Police said in a news release Saturday that the number of people who died in Friday morning’s...
00:00, 05/12/2019

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missing....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Intensify as Death Toll Rises Three Israelis were killed, the first civilians to die in clashes with Gaza since the 2014 war. Gaza health officials say 15 Palestinians have been killed since Friday....
19:00, 05/05/2019

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the opposition said on Wednesday....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing. Seven South K...
10:34, 06/06/2019

| Indian cyclone death toll rises, anger grows The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May rose to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
13:17, 05/13/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month. A government health bulletin released Wednesday says 170 children are being...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
18:51, 07/14/2019

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave.In Bihar, however, one of the poorest areas of the country, 49...
16:51, 06/17/2019

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
15:00, 06/14/2019

| Cyclone Fani death toll rises as anger grows against government The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May has risen to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
09:51, 05/14/2019

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the co...
10:51, 06/09/2019

Hungary: Death toll rises to 19 in Danube tour boat crash Hungarian police say the death toll has increased to 19 in the case of the tour boat that capsized and sank last week after colliding in Budapest with a cruise ship on the Danube River...
01:34, 06/07/2019

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the death toll to 24, including 22 South Koreans and the two-man Hungarian crew....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Cyclone Fani’s death toll rises as storm hovers over Bangladesh Cyclone Fani’s death toll is rising as the storm hovers over the coast of southwestern Bangladesh. At least 12 people in eastern India were killed when the giant storm slammed into the state of Odisha, Reuters reported. At least a dozen more were kil...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
16:34, 07/14/2019

Hungary: Death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship...
12:01, 07/06/2019

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew members still missing....
10:51, 06/06/2019

More than 600 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza in less than 24 hours, death toll rises The death toll continues to rise Sunday on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border in one of the most intense flare-ups of violence in the region in years, shattering a month-long lull in attacks....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said on Sunday....
17:51, 06/23/2019

Danube River tour boat crash death toll rises to 15; another 15 still missing Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15.        ...
13:51, 06/06/2019

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the violent dispersal of a sit-in outside the military&#...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
14:34, 06/10/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 as victim dies from injuries in hospital A man who has been in intensive care since he was gunned down in the mosque terror attacks in New Zealand has died bringing the death toll from the tragedy to 51....
08:17, 05/03/2019

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat state rose to 20, with students attending coaching classes accounting for all those killed....
12:00, 05/25/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “the worst extreme weather event to occur so far thi...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Cruise-ship captain released on bail; death toll up to 25 Meanwhile, the body of another South Korean tourist was recovered from the Danube, raising the death toll in the May 29 boat collision crash up to 25.       ...
15:34, 06/13/2019

Danube River crash was cruise-ship captain's second accident of 2019; death toll up to 17 Only seven people, all from the 33-member tourist group, are known to have survived the May 29 catastrophe in Budapest.        ...
02:34, 06/07/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
19:17, 05/05/2019

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
22:17, 07/04/2019

Dozens of African Migrants Capsized Off Tunisia Coast, Survivor Says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
17:00, 07/04/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after heading to Italy A boat carrying people towards Europe capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, with dozens losing their lives in the deadliest migrant boat sinking in months. Nearby fishing boats managed to save 16 people....
02:34, 05/11/2019

Dozens of migrants drown off Tunisia coast after leaving Libya At least 65 migrants drowned on Friday when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast after they had left Libya hoping to reach Europe, the U.N. refugee agency UNHCR said....
20:51, 05/10/2019

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
02:34, 07/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli...
02:51, 07/12/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Tunisia held, Ivory Coast make winning start Tunisia suffered a surprise when they failed to win their opening game at the Africa Cup of Nations. Earlier, in sweltering heat, the Ivory Coast showed their superiority against a stubborn South Africa team....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Africa Cup of Nations: Ivory Coast punish Mali, Tunisia edge past Ghana • Wilfried Zaha clinches quarter-final spot against run of play• Tunisia to face Madagascar after shootout winWilfried Zaha secured a 1-0 win over Mali for Ivory Coast with a late goal in their Africa Cup of Nations last-16 clash in Suez while Tunisi...
01:51, 07/09/2019

More than 80 feared dead as migrant boat capsizes off Tunisia Four men were pulled from sinking vessel with one later dying in hospital, says UNMore than 80 people trying to reach Europe from Libya are feared dead after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia, according to the UN migration agency. The boat...
19:17, 07/04/2019

| Captain urges Tunisia to let boat dock, after migrant rescue The captain of an Egyptian tug that retrieved 75 migrants has appealed to Tunisian authorities to allow his vessel to dock, as NGOs reported food shortages and sickness on board....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Up to 70 feared dead after migrant boat sinks off Tunisia in deadliest shipwreck since January As many as 70 people are believed to have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off the Tunisian coast Friday – it is the deadliest shipwreck involving migrants trying to reach Europe this year, officials said....
20:51, 05/10/2019

British Climber Dies on Everest as Traffic Jam’s Toll Rises to 10 Robin Haynes Fisher, 44, of Britain, died at about 28,215 feet on Saturday, the authorities said, in a year of record attempts this season and the worst toll in decades....
16:51, 05/25/2019

Post-poll violence toll in India's West Bengal rises to 15 A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling party clashed with a regional rival in the populous eastern state....
13:34, 06/11/2019

Cyclone Fani Toll Rises To 35 In Odisha, Lakhs Still Without Water, Power The death toll due to Cyclone Fani rose to 35 in Odisha today, as lakhs of people still grapple with water shortage and snapped power supply, three days after the storm barrelled through the coastal......
20:00, 05/06/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded of finding any more survivors. Related: Where does...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congressional leaders and the Trump administration have so far tried in vain to reach a deal that would avoi...
15:17, 07/07/2019

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
09:17, 06/09/2019

Cyclone ''Fani'': Disaster Response Force, Coast Guard Put On High Alert The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert and fishermen asked not to venture into the sea as cyclone ''Fani'' is expected to intensify into a......
11:00, 04/29/2019

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remai...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alab...
01:34, 05/23/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
04:51, 05/23/2019

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivors continues....
21:00, 06/02/2019

Ships now moving inbound on Houston Ship Channel -U.S. Coast Guard Ships are moving inbound on Monday morning along the Houston Ship Channel after a Friday collision between a barge and deep-draft ship that spilled petrochemicals into the waterway closed ship traffic in both directions, the U.S. Coast Guard said....
16:51, 05/13/2019

Scientology cruise ship quarantined off St Lucia coast over measles case Three hundred passengers and crew are onboard the vessel Freewinds, which was scheduled to depart on Thursday morningA cruise ship operated by the Church of Scientology has been quarantined off the coast of St Lucia in the Caribbean following a confi...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship Humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee says it has relaunched migrant rescues off Libya, seven months after it was forced to abandon its activities. The new mission comes after a standoff between Italy and Sea-Watch 3....
15:00, 07/21/2019

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said....
18:00, 07/04/2019

Coast Guard arms entire cutter fleet with ship-launched drones The Coast Guard’s vigorous push to equip its entire Cutter fleet with deck-mounted surveillance drones offers an interesting window into the service's expanding mission scope - to include an increased focus upon great power threats and potential mili...
15:34, 05/07/2019

Migrant ship captain released without charge The German captain of a rescue ship, who was arrested for forcing her vessel into an Italian port with dozens of migrants aboard, will be released without charge, Italy's ANSA news agency reported....
02:51, 07/03/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
11:51, 05/04/2019

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
00:00, 06/20/2019

2 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast: UN The International Organization for Migration said the boat was carrying over 95 migrants and floundered off the coast of the western town of Garaboli, 60 kilometres east of the capital, Tripoli....
18:17, 06/02/2019

Donations flood in for arrested migrant ship captain Nearly a million dollars has been raised for rescue ship captain Carola Rackete, who was arrested for docking her vessel in Italy without permission on Saturday to ensure the safety of the 40 migrants onboard....
13:00, 07/01/2019

Malta bans Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship from its waters Officials have denied German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi access to Malta's territorial waters to prevent it from docking at Maltese ports. The ship, operated by the Sea-Eye charity, has 65 migrants on board....
21:34, 07/07/2019

The Latest: Germany: Migrant ship captain should be released Germany’s foreign minister says the captain of a migrant rescue ship in Italian custody should be released because saving lives is a humanitarian act...
12:34, 07/01/2019

Nine dead as migrant boat sinks off western Turkey: coast guard Nine people, including five children, were killed on Friday after a boat carrying migrants sank off the northwestern coast of Turkey, the Turkish coast guard said, adding that three others were being sought....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number....
05:51, 04/29/2019

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Malta fines captain of German migrant rescue ship The German captain of a migrant rescue ship was fined 10,000 euros ($11,240) by a Maltese court on Tuesday, after being found guilty of entering national waters 11 months ago without proper registration....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Italy accepts migrant families rescued by Sea-Watch ship Rome had blocked a rescue ship from entering Italian territorial waters. But the coast guard then agreed to help families on board and take them to Lampedusa....
06:17, 05/18/2019

Rescue-Ship Fracas Revives Europe's Migrant Debate A pitched battle of wills between Italy’s leading nativist politician and the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship has divided European Union governments and highlighted the unresolved problem of Mediterranean migration....
14:34, 07/03/2019

The Latest: Migrant ship moves closer to Italian island MILAN (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The German humanitarian group Sea Watch says its rescue ship has moved closer to the Italian island of Lampedusa in a bid to make it easy to disembark the 4...
17:34, 06/27/2019

The Latest: Turkey raises migrants death toll to 9 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on migration to Europe (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Turkish authorities have raised the number of migrants killed off Turkey’s Aegean coast to nine. In a statement, the coast guard said it has recovered the bodi...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Death toll in western India dam breach climbs to 15 Rescuers in western India say they have recovered three more bodies, raising the death toll to 15 after a small dam breached and flooded half a dozen villages following heavy monsoon rains...
08:00, 07/04/2019

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
10:51, 07/01/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60. The previously reported death toll stood at ...
10:00, 06/05/2019

| Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days after the storm....
22:17, 04/29/2019

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centre for migrants....
13:34, 07/06/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253....
19:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has jumped to 38 as flooding continues....
14:51, 04/29/2019

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said on Monday....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Death toll from clashes at Sudan rallies climbs to 10 Sudanese activists say at least 10 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule...
15:34, 07/01/2019

Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says 3 dead after two sightseeing planes collide in midair in Alaska; both carried cruise ship tourists....
07:17, 05/14/2019

Migrant rescue ship arrives in Italian port in defiance of Salvini The rescue vessel Alex docked Saturday in the Italian port of Lampedusa, carrying more than 40 shipwrecked migrants despite being banned by Matteo Salvini, the country's far-right Interior Minister....
08:17, 07/07/2019

Judge in Italy Orders Release of Captain of Migrant-Rescue Ship Capt. Carola Rackete had defended her decision to dock the ship, owned by a German humanitarian group, by citing the growing exhaustion of the 40 migrants aboard....
23:17, 07/02/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain faces Italian court The German captain of a charity rescue ship appeared before a court in Sicily on Monday after she was arrested for forcing her way into an Italian port carrying migrants she had rescued off the Libyan coast....
20:51, 07/01/2019

Migrant rescue ship defies Salvini's ban to enter Italian port Sea-Watch captain plans disembarking at Lampedusa island after two-week standoffAfter a two-week stand-off with Italian authorities a ship carrying 42 migrants has reached the Sicilian island of Lampedusa in defiance of a ban by the country’s hard-li...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Migrant aid ship rams Italian police boat; captain arrested The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard has rammed an Italian border police motorboat while docking at a tiny Mediterranean island in defiance of Italy’s anti-migrant interior minister...
05:17, 06/30/2019

Italy's Salvini labeled 'dangerous' and 'racist' by migrant ship captain Carole Rackete says she is concerned about the rhetoric used by Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini over the migrant rescue crisis. The German captain was arrested after forcing her ship into an Italian port....
21:51, 07/06/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Italian police arrest migrant-rescue ship captain after docking Italian police arrested on Saturday the German captain of a migrant-rescue ship at the centre of a standoff with the Italian government after she docked at the port of Lampedusa....
07:00, 06/29/2019

Migrant rescue ship captain arrested after stand-off with Italy ends The captain of a German aid ship has been arrested after the vessel docked without permission on a tiny Italian island - and rammed a police motorboat blocking its way....
16:51, 06/29/2019

Migrant rescue ship captains could face $57,000 fines in Italian crackdown Migrant rescue ships docking in Italy without authorization could soon face fines of up to $57,000, as part of a government crackdown that the United Nations warns violates international law....
18:34, 06/12/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 41 The death toll in the fiery crash-landing of a Russian plane climbed to 41 on Sunday evening, with some passengers still unaccounted for, authorities and local reports said. Video footage showed the Aeroflot Sukoi Superjet bouncing on the tarmac at M...
00:17, 05/06/2019

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create chaos that makes counting difficult. And we rarely ...
08:00, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Sudan official disputes protesters’ death toll KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A Sudan Health Ministry official says 61 people have been killed across the country since the military launched a deadly crackdown on protesters earlier this week...
16:51, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 7 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
23:17, 04/28/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
08:51, 06/14/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
07:17, 05/07/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
17:17, 05/03/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
16:51, 07/20/2019

Sudanese opposition medics say death toll from violence exceeds 100 Sudanese opposition medics said on Wednesday that the death toll from the country's recent violence has risen to more than 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the Nile river in Khartoum....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the worst-affected areas....
12:34, 07/22/2019

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
00:51, 07/17/2019

Hungary: Death toll from Danube boat collision reaches 9 Divers have recovered the bodies of two more victims from the tour boat that capsized and sank in the Danube River after a collision with a river cruise ship...
00:00, 06/04/2019

APNewsBreak: Death toll tops 1,000 in Congo Ebola outbreak KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment centers and health workers undermine efforts to contain t...
21:17, 05/03/2019

German migrant rescue ship captain moved to secret location after threats The German captain of a rescue charity ship who provoked the anger of Italy's interior minister by bringing African migrants to an Italian island has received threats and been moved to a secret location, the charity she works for said....
09:51, 07/03/2019

Italian authorities arrest captain of migrant rescue ship ending standoff Italian authorities arrested the captain of a migrant rescue vessel Saturday morning after it docked into a port off the Lampedusa island, ending a more than a two-week standoff....
22:17, 06/29/2019

Rescue Ship Poses New Test for Italy’s Hard-Line Migrant Policies The Sea Watch 3, seeking to disembark 42 people it picked up off Libya, has entered Italian waters off the island of Lampedusa, in defiance of new legislation....
17:34, 06/27/2019

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
12:17, 06/27/2019

Two killings symbolize reach of Kashmir conflict as death toll surges More than 300 people died in the Kashmir region claimed by India and Pakistan in the first half of the year, according to previously unreported data - one of the deadliest periods in the disputed territory's recent history....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38....
17:17, 04/29/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's military crackdown....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
05:17, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and were expected to exceed 1,000 within hours....
16:51, 05/03/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death toll to three employees with one more body believed t...
08:17, 05/06/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
17:51, 05/02/2019

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
03:51, 07/10/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
12:51, 07/18/2019

Oklahoma: likely tornado wreaks havoc as storms death toll reaches nine Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’A likely tornado destroyed a motel, swept through a mobile home park and caused significant damage in the Oklahoma City area, according to...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Carola Rackete: Nearly £1m raised to help migrant rescue ship captain arrested after police standoff More than £889,000 ( €1million) has been raised to help the captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after a two-week standoff with Italian officials....
14:34, 07/01/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
10:51, 05/24/2019

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayu jumps to 26: regional president The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the dead, Jubbaland region's president said on Saturday....
11:17, 07/13/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.        ...
17:51, 06/07/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is expected to exceed 1,000 on Friday, th...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Turk hurt in Christchurch attacks dies, New Zealand death toll at 51: minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the shooting to 51....
19:51, 05/02/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 101 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
21:34, 06/05/2019

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: regional president Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturday, the deadliest day in the city since insurgents...
12:51, 07/13/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 108 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
02:00, 06/06/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
08:34, 06/06/2019

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp in central Khartoum....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
22:51, 07/06/2019

Death roll rises to 100 as bodies found in Nile The death toll from Monday's attack on the sit-in of Sudan's pro-democracy protesters has risen to 100, after 40 bodies were recovered from the River Nile, according to the Central Committee of Sudan Doctors (CCSD)....
14:34, 06/10/2019

Christchurch Mosque Death Count Rises To 51 After Man Dies The death toll from the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 51 after a 46-year-old Turkish man succumbed to injuries sustained in the March 15 shootings, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern......
02:17, 05/03/2019

Migrant ship captain arrested after entering Italian port, ending weeks-long standoff Italian police have arrested the captain of a rescue ship carrying dozens of migrants rescued near Libya, after a weeks-long standoff between the vessel and authorities came to a climax off the island of Lampedusa....
14:34, 06/29/2019

Sudan opposition rejects military chief's offer of talks as death toll hits 60 Sudan's military rulers offered an unconditional resumption of talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captured in military operations across the Andean nation....
22:51, 05/20/2019

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of prejudice and arrogance."...
18:17, 06/04/2019

From Chernobyl to concentration camps: why the morbid fascination with places of death and disaster? Dark tourism taps into a mix of morbid curiosity, voyeurism and pilgrimage. But is it ethical?In early 2016, I went on a Soviet Europe tour run by a company that specialises in “destinations your mother would rather you stay away from”. One of their ...
21:51, 07/02/2019

Tourist death count at Dominican Republic resorts rises Another American tourist died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic — bring the recent spate of mysterious deaths to six and prompting an investigation by the FBI, according to a new report. Robert Bell Wallace, 67, of California, died af...
14:17, 06/10/2019

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River, bri...
22:00, 05/25/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving at least 150 dead in Malawi alone, according to la...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, adding that the death toll could be high....
21:00, 07/12/2019

Bitcoin trader could face death penalty after building floating house off the coast of Thailand Thailand's navy has towed a floating home owned by an American bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend. They currently face possible death sentences or life imprisonment....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Toddler who fell to death from cruise ship 'slipped out of open window' Family’s lawyer claims window was left open in children’s play area on 11th storey of Freedom of the Seas in Puerto Rico An 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from the 11th storey of a cruise ship in Puerto Rico plunged from a window ine...
06:17, 07/10/2019

Hand on doomed Oregon ship texted, called wife before death A crew member on a doomed Oregon crabbing vessel that sank in rough seas, killing all three aboard, sent desperate texts and told his wife he was putting on his life vest in the final moments before he was tossed overboard....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Death on the Rio Grande: A Look at a Perilous Migrant Route President Trump’s immigration clampdown has pushed an increasing surge of migrants into the harsh river current as the fastest route to American soil....
07:34, 06/08/2019

Indiana toddler fell to death from open window on cruise ship, attorney says An Indiana toddler who plunged to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico fell from a window that had been left open, an attorney for the girl’s family said Tuesday....
10:17, 07/10/2019

Toddler cruise ship death: Grandfather thought window was closed, lawyer says An attorney said that Chloe Wiegand's grandfather sat the 1-year-old girl on a railing in a play area near what he believed was a closed window.       ...
21:17, 07/09/2019

Mum screams as toddler falls to death cruise ship after grandad ‘dangled her from window' A TRAUMATISED mum screamed as her toddler fell to her death on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship while her grandad reportedly dangled her out of a window....
13:34, 07/08/2019

'World should know,' migrant tells U.S. Congress of toddler's death A Guatemalan asylum seeker left some members of a U.S. House panel visibly shaken on Wednesday with the story of her daughter's death, saying the toddler had contracted a deadly lung infection during a 20-day detention near the U.S. border with Mexic...
05:17, 07/11/2019

Four jailed for life over death of 71 in Austria migrant truck Four human traffickers were jailed for life in a Hungarian court on Thursday for the deaths of 71 migrants whose decomposing bodies were found crammed inside a truck dumped on an Austrian motorway in August 2015....
10:17, 06/20/2019

Death of migrant dad and daughter 'our fault' - El Salvador president The president of El Salvador has told Sky News his country is to blame for migrants making the dangerous journey to the US in search of a better life....
14:51, 07/03/2019

Lawmakers Are Accusing the Government of a Cover Up in Another Migrant Child's Death A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died while in U.S. custody last September, according to CBS. The girl is the sixth migrant child who has died after being detained by the U.S. since last autumn. Her death had not been previously reported....
08:51, 05/23/2019

2 Malta soldiers charged with race crimes in migrant death VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Two Maltese soldiers have pleaded not guilty to charges they participated in a racially-motivated, fatal drive-by shooting of a migrant from Ivory Coast. The two men, Lorin Scicluna and Francesco Fenech, were also charged Sunda...
14:34, 05/19/2019

Reports: Indiana toddler slips from grandfather's arms, falls to her death from cruise ship A toddler slipped from her grandfather's arms on the 11th story of the Freedom of the Seas cruise ship and fell to her death in Puerto Rio.        ...
18:34, 07/08/2019

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday tha...
14:51, 05/22/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
09:34, 05/16/2019

Ocasio-Cortez In Tears As Migrant Mother Describes Baby Daughter's Death A US Congresswoman was moved to tears on Wednesday as a migrant mother narrated the story of her young daughter's death after being held by US immigration authorities last year....
14:17, 07/11/2019

Mother of toddler who plunged to her death from cruise ship says company could have done a 'million things' to prevent it The mother of a toddler who plunged to her death on a cruise ship has said there were "a million things" the firm could have done to prevent the tragedy....
14:34, 07/23/2019

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
04:51, 05/24/2019

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
06:17, 05/24/2019

Top-level races from coast to coast surround Kentucky Derby and Oaks Former Derby contenders, Breeders' Cup winners and runners with experience from Dubai to Royal Ascot enliven top-shelf racing around the USA on Kentucky Derby weekend....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
21:17, 05/16/2019

Migrant 10-year-old's death in US custody marks sixth case in a year A girl from El Salvador died in 2018 while under US care in a previously unreported caseUS authorities say a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died last year after being detained by border authorities in a previously unreported case.The death marks t...
04:00, 05/23/2019

Family 'in shock' after toddler slips from grandfather's arms, falls to her death from cruise ship The toddler, a daughter of an Indiana, police officer, slipped from her grandfather's arms while the Freedom of the Seas was docked.        ...
19:51, 07/08/2019

‘Ship of Horror’: Discovery of the Last Slave Ship to America Brings New Hope to an Old Community Enslaved Africans smuggled into Alabama in the schooner Clotilda founded Africatown after the Civil War. Now residents want to raise the wreck from under the Mobile River as a symbol of pride....
04:34, 05/27/2019

Gold ship hoax: Executives jailed over 'sunken treasure ship' claims Three executives of a South Korean company, which claimed to have found a sunken Russian treasure ship containing billions of dollars in gold, have been jailed, months after their scam fell apart....
06:17, 05/02/2019

Navy to forward-deploy assault ship, landing platform dock ship to Japan The USS America and USS New Orleans will be forward-deployed to Japan while the USS Stethem and USS Wasp return to the U.S. for maintenance and upgrades, the Navy announced on Friday....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Ship-To-Ship Combat And Everything Else Shown At Warframe's Fan Conference Changes to quest structure and enemy behavior, ship-to-ship space combat, and a new, sprawling open-world area are just a few of the things coming to Warframe later this year and beyond....
17:51, 07/08/2019

Gold rises, Silver rises The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,273.60 an ounce — up $1.60.The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $14.41 an ounce — up 4 cents....
21:51, 05/22/2019

At least 70 migrants drown in Tunisia boat accident At least 70 migrants drowned and 16 were rescued after their boat capsized near the Kerkennah Islands off Tunisia's eastern coast on Friday, according to the country's state-run Tunis Afrique Presse agency (TAP)....
16:51, 05/15/2019

Tunisia bans niqab in government offices Tunisia's prime minister has banned the full-face veil in all government buildings due to security concerns. It comes after a deadly double suicide bombing in Tunis in late June....
23:34, 07/05/2019

Up to 70 migrants drown after their boat sinks off Tunisia A U.N. migration official and Tunisia's state news agency say as many as 70 migrants have drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea and at least 16 other people have been rescued....
17:00, 05/10/2019

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health was improving on Friday and the 92-year-old was expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office said, a day after he fell ill....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Tunisia PM Chahed elected as leader of new secular party Tunisia's secular Tahya Tounes party, founded this year, elected Prime Minister Youssef Chahed as its president on Sunday, confirming expectations of his leadership months before parliamentary and presidential elections....
05:00, 06/02/2019

80 Migrants Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Tunisia, 4 Rescued More than 80 migrants have gone missing and only four were rescued after their boat capsized off Tunisia on its way from Libya to Italy, Tunisia's coast guard said Thursday....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Tunisia releases UN arms expert detained for spying German-Tunisian UN diplomat Moncef Kartas, who was jailed nearly two months ago on suspicion of espionage, has been temporarily released on bail. But the case against him continues....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
07:17, 06/28/2019

Tunisia orders army to transport fuel during walkout Tunisia ordered the army on Friday to transport fuel to petrol stations on Friday, a government source said, the second day of a strike by fuel distribution workers that has caused empty pumps and long queues across the country....
17:17, 05/03/2019

| Tugboat carrying 75 migrants stranded off Tunisia for 10 days A boat that rescued 75 migrants in international waters is still stranded off the Tunisian coast 10 days later as authorities refuse to let it dock, the Red Crescent has said....
09:34, 06/10/2019

Italy's top leaders in Tunisia to shore up ties, security Italy's chief of government and an array of top ministers are visiting Tunisia, a leading strategic and economic partner whose shared concerns include migration and the North African country's unstable neighbor, Libya....
12:34, 04/30/2019

| Captain Khazri salvages AFCON draw for Tunisia Former Premier League forward Wahbi Khazri salvaged a point for Tunisia in an AFCON Group E draw against Mali that kept both sides on course for last-16 places....
23:17, 06/28/2019

Dozens of migrants drown after boat sinks off Tunisia Dozens of migrants have drowned after their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a UN migration official and Tunisia's state news agency....
05:34, 05/11/2019

India Strongly Condemns Terror Attacks In Tunisia India on Friday strongly condemned the terror attacks in Tunisia and said it has always opposed terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, while urging concerted action against the menace....
01:51, 06/29/2019

| UN demands Tunisia drop charges against arms expert The United Nations has rejected Tunisia's reasons for the arrest in March of a UN expert on suspicion of espionage and demanded that charges against him dropped....
02:51, 05/16/2019

UN arms expert imprisoned in Tunisia on 'fabricated' charges UN experts on mission enjoy diplomatic immunity — and yet the body’s key expert on illegal arms shipments to Libya has been imprisoned on espionage charges in Tunisia since March. DW investigates....
18:51, 05/15/2019

| Senegal beat Tunisia to reach AFCON final Senegal reached the Africa Cup of Nations final for the second time with a Dylan Bronn own goal giving them victory over Tunisia in a tense last-four duel in Cairo....
23:17, 07/14/2019

| Twin suicide blasts rock Tunisia capital Two suicide bombers attacked security forces in the Tunisian capital, killing a police officer and wounding at least eight people including several civilians, the interior ministry said....
17:00, 06/27/2019

Suicide Bombers Attack Security Forces in Tunisia Twin bombings in the capital, Tunis, hit a security patrol and a police station, injuring other several police officers and passers-by, officials said....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Tunisia PM Bans Niqab In Public Institutions "For Security Reasons" Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed has banned the wearing of the niqab face veil in public institutions "for security reasons", an official source told Reuters on Friday....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Tunisia Bans Full-Face Veils for Security Reasons The decision came amid a growing effort to fight terrorism, and met with little public criticism. “Society is aware of the necessity of security,” an academic said....
03:34, 07/06/2019

Tunisia starts marketing 7-year euro-denominated bond The Republic of Tunisia has started marketing a seven-year euro-denominated bond with an initial price guidance of around 6.875%, a document issued by one of the banks leading the deal showed on Wednesday....
10:17, 07/10/2019

Madagascar v Tunisia: Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the 8pm BST kick-offJonathan Wilson: Afcon has had more drama than qualityAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 8.46pm BST 45+1 min: A feint and a dart from Msakni and then a dinky shot from 23 yards. But st...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Dozens of migrants feared dead after boat capsizes near Tunisia Only four people were rescued from the water, one of whom later died at a local hospital. The tragedy came one day after an airstrike killed 44 people at a refugee center in Libya....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Tunisia boosts renewables with 'game-changing' solar tender Tunisia is set to select the winners of its "game-changing" 500 megawatt (MW) solar energy concessions tender by September as it seeks to attract more foreign investment in renewable energy, industry and energy minister Slim Feriani said on Wednesday...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Tunisia frees United Nations expert suspected of espionage Tunisia has freed a United Nations expert monitoring sanctions against neighboring Libya who was held for nearly two months on suspicion of espionage....
05:00, 05/23/2019

Tunisia, Algeria, Egypt call for a cease-fire in Libya TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have expressed their “deep concern” over the chaotic situation in Libya and called for an immediate cease-fire in the country. The foreign affairs ministers of the three countries, all neighbori...
13:51, 06/13/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal lineup Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competition....
12:34, 07/12/2019

Leader of moderate Islamist party to stand for parliamentary elections in Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi, the influential leader of Tunisia's moderate Islamist Ennahda party, will stand in the next parliamentary elections in October, a move widely seen as an attempt to seek a leadership position in the country....
03:51, 07/21/2019

Tunisia president, 92, leaves hospital, to resume work in coming days: son Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, who was taken ill last week, left hospital on Monday in “normal health” and will resume work in the coming days, the president’s son said on his Facebook page....
03:00, 07/02/2019

| Senegal star Mane reveals 'absolute dream' as Tunisia loom Senegal star Sadio Mane says helping Liverpool win the Champions League was special, but his "absolute dream" is parading the Africa Cup of Nations trophy through the streets of Dakar....
14:00, 07/13/2019

Khazri salvages point for Tunisia after Mali score direct from corner "Tunisia captain Wahbi Khazri scored from a deflected free kick to rescue a 1-1 draw against Mali who scored direct from a corner in their Africa Cup of Nations match on Friday."...
00:51, 06/29/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Algeria and Tunisia complete semifinal line-up Algeria booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 semifinals with a penalty shootout win over the Ivory Coast. Elsewhere, Madagascar's fairytale ended as Tunisia picked up their first win of the competiton....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Libyan warplane makes emergency landing on road in southern Tunisia A Libyan warplane made an emergency landing on a road in the southern Tunisian town of Beni Khadash on Monday and its pilot has been detained, according to Tunisia's state news agency TAP....
15:34, 07/22/2019

No casualties as Tunisia security forces kill man wearing explosive belt: government There were no casualties after Tunisian security forces killed a man wearing an explosive belt after chasing him in the capital Tunis, an interior ministry spokesman said early on Wednesday....
03:00, 07/03/2019

Eastern Libyan forces warplane makes emergency landing in Tunisia, pilot held: LNA A warplane belonging to eastern Libyan forces fighting the internationally recognized Tripoli government made an emergency landing in Tunisia on Monday and the pilot was detained, the self-declared eastern foreign ministry said....
22:34, 07/22/2019

Senegal vs Tunisia live stream: how to watch African Cup of Nations 2019 semi-final online from anywhere Senegal may be the 2019 African Cup of Nations favourites, but Tunisia have experience of winning this tournament before. It should be a very interesting semi-final and we have all the advice you need here to get a Senegal vs Tunisia live stream from...
20:34, 07/14/2019

Emiliano Sala death: Man, 64, arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of Cardiff City footballer Detectives investigating the death of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala have arrested a 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act, Dorset Police said....
19:34, 06/19/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Inquest held into death of death of Prodigy’s Keith Flint LONDON (AP) — A British coroner says there is not enough evidence to determine whether The Prodigy star Keith Flint took his own life. Flint was found dead at his home in the village of North End, in eastern England, on March 4. He was 49. An inquest...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
00:51, 06/07/2019

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
14:00, 06/12/2019

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
08:51, 06/13/2019

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard "Ted" Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortified with artillery, mortars, mines and m...
13:51, 05/30/2019

Swifts hit new low as poor weather takes its toll Mass migration back to UK waylaid by stormy conditions and lack of nesting placesThe number of swifts that returned to Britain from their wintering grounds in Africa this spring was the lowest since records began, with poor weather in the Mediterrane...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Tiger says Masters took toll as he crams for Open Tiger Woods says that his win at Augusta National in April exacted a toll, and the state of his game entering The Open at Royal Portrush is not at the same level....
15:17, 07/16/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I did last November, during a particularly difficult t...
07:51, 06/13/2019

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

‘Everyone dies’: Barr says he’s unconcerned about the toll his job is taking on his reputation In a CBS interview, the attorney general also defended Trump against accusations that he is “shredding institutions,” saying he’s seen no evidence of that....
20:51, 05/31/2019

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
16:34, 07/07/2019

The DMCA bell did not toll for a beloved musician—thus, I could grieve him Enlarge / Bass guitarist Mark Sandman and saxophonist Dana Colley in concert with their band Morphine in the '90s. (credit: Getty Images / Tim Mosenfelder) I'm a firm believer in the power of a live performance. A television broadcast or DVD doesn...
20:17, 07/06/2019

Arjen Robben retires at 35 after conceding injuries have taken toll • ‘I’m no longer 16 with no idea what injuries can do to you’• Dutchman won 12 titles, including eight at Bayern MunichArjen Robben has retired from football aged 35 following a trophy-laden career at club level and having earned 96 caps for his coun...
23:17, 07/04/2019

The cost of that highway toll? Depends on where you purchased your E-ZPass Many drivers don't know that state highway tolls differ based on where you buy your transponder. You're likely paying more than you realize.       ...
19:34, 06/08/2019

| Feud between Rwanda, Uganda strongmen takes toll The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: Children crossed for school, workers moved freely and trade thrived....
02:51, 05/16/2019

Toll House promoting ‘safe to eat’ raw cookie dough Raw cookie dough has always been a popular snack food, but it hasn’t always been safe. Health officials warn that it can cause sickness and infections, such as salmonella....
06:17, 07/01/2019

Online horrors: social media’s mental toll (NBC News) Social media content reviewers work to purge the internet of disturbing posts that can depict animal abuse, murder and child pornography. Shawn Speagle says he is haunted by his work as a former content moderator for Facebook. “I hav...
01:34, 06/29/2019

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat school shootings are shifting toward software and other technology to reduce the number of victims. Security experts say gunshot detection systems, apps and artificial intelligence are becoming more common because...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Germany looking into costs after EU ruling against highway toll system Germany is still looking into the financial implications of a ruling of the EU's highest court against a planned highway toll system for cars, the transport ministry said on Wednesday....
13:34, 06/19/2019

Turkish citizen hit in Christchurch attack dies; toll at 51 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says a Turkish citizen who was wounded in the mosque attacks in New Zealand has died. Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Twitter on Thursday: “Unfortunately, we have lost our citizen Zekeriya...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Tough Rome opener takes its toll on ERC crews "FIA European Rally Championship crews faced a tricky start to Rally di Roma Capitale, with the rally-opening Pico-Greci stage claiming Niki Mayr-Melnhof’s Ford Fiesta R5 and other drivers hitting trouble."...
14:51, 07/20/2019

Well, That Was A Disaster For The Sharks The Sharks seem pretty, pretty boned after Sunday’s 5-0 loss to the Blues, which gives St. Louis a 3-2 series lead. And it’s not even the whole verge-of-elimination thing; San Jose has faced that before, and they’re still here. But if they’re to comp...
16:34, 05/20/2019

Monkey Steals Cash From Toll Plaza In Uttar Pradesh A monkey looted Rs 5,000 cash from a toll plaza in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Rural district, an official said. The incident took place recently at Bara toll plaza in Akbarpur police circle and was......
19:17, 05/02/2019

Scooter Braun Hints the Taylor Swift Drama Has Taken a ''Toll'' on Him Scooter Braun is breaking his silence... The 38-year-old music manager is making light of his recent drama with Taylor Swift on social media. "Last couple of weeks have really taken a......
02:51, 07/17/2019

Low Demand Continues To Take A Toll On Auto Retail Sales In May 2019 FADA has reported a decline of 1 per cent in passenger vehicles' (PV) sales in the month of May. Carmakers retailed 251,049 units in May 2019 as compared to 253,463 units which were retailed in the......
12:51, 06/15/2019

Germany's halted autobahn toll scheme cost €53 million, so far The transport minister faces a grilling in the Bundestag over a contentious policy rejected by European courts. Prior to the session, he released unredacted information on the project so far....
15:34, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: 'No more survivors' in Cambodia building collapse as toll hits 24 The retrieval of bodies from a building collapse in Cambodia continues, as the death toll rises to 24 with no further survivors expected to be found. WATCH NOW...
11:51, 06/24/2019

EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
13:00, 06/18/2019

Online extremism is taking a mental toll on researchers studying it Social media platforms do an indispensable job of connecting us with our families, friends and like-minded people. But of late, they have also become conduits for bad actors to hijack users’ attention to manipulate news, spew conspiracy theories, and...
11:17, 05/03/2019

US Army Twitter Question Highlights Toll Of America's Wars Days ahead of an annual holiday when Americans remember those who died while serving in the armed forces, the US Army's Twitter account asked people how their time in the military affected them and......
00:17, 05/29/2019

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers said Saturday....
11:00, 05/25/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientists said....
17:34, 06/25/2019

EU court forces Germany to rethink 'unfair' highway toll A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court ruled on Tuesday, forcing Berlin to rethink how to charge road users....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Car toll in its current form is off table, but discussion needs to go on, German minister says Germany will accept and immediately implement the EU top court decision that a planned highway toll for cars breaches European law, Germany's transport minister said on Tuesday, but he added that the political discussion on the issue would continue....
13:34, 06/18/2019

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
15:17, 07/06/2019

German minister to look at how to proceed after EU court rejects toll, Merkel says German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday her transport minister would look at how to proceed after the EU's top court rejected plans to introduce a German highway toll....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Toll evader named Stiff to pay up; had $128K in tolls, fines PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The worst toll evader in Pennsylvania is being ordered to pay up. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Jarrett Stiff didn’t pay for trips on the Pennsylvania Turnpike 2,264 times from 2012 to 2017, more than anyone else in...
19:17, 05/03/2019

German opposition demand bungled toll contract details The Greens and the FDP have demanded the transport minister turn over documents pertaining to toll contracts. Scheuer awarded the contracts before the legality of the system was clear and now Germany must pay damages....
04:00, 06/23/2019

How to prepare for a natural disaster From earthquakes in California to hurricanes in the Atlantic, natural disasters can create life-threatening situations. These disasters vary somewhat in the ways you prepare. For example, you wouldn't necessarily move fragile items to the floor for a...
22:00, 07/12/2019

Blame FDR for our healthcare disaster Left, Right, and in between, everyone can agree that our employer-provided health insurance industry is failing. Even if the overwhelming majority of Americans wish to keep their private health insurance, the market itself issues perverse incentives ...
19:34, 07/06/2019

World Cup: How US can avenge its last disaster to win it all The U.S. rolled through the last Women’s World Cup as one of the greatest teams of all time. But they crashed out of their last major tourney — the 2016 Olympics — with the worst showing in their history. That’s the backdrop as they head into this Wo...
06:17, 06/09/2019

TEKNET: Disaster scams Hurricane season officially started June 1, while much of the midwest is still recovering from tornadoes and flooding, Americans always step up when disaster strikes and scammers are always trying to cash in on American generosity. John Overall hs ti...
08:00, 06/11/2019

The American League disaster that isn’t going away Memorial Day traditionally has been viewed as the start of the pennant races. So let’s get ready for the excitement by declaring the AL races — over. At best, six teams are likely vying for five spots, and if you believe the Indians are more house of...
23:17, 05/18/2019

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a European. I am not a stupid, colonial, imperialist English idiot' Continue reading......
15:34, 05/31/2019

Road toll companies made mistakes - German transport minister Contracts the German government signed with private companies to implement its road toll scheme - which a European court has since ruled illegal - were cancelled partly due to breaches by the companies, Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer said....
15:00, 06/26/2019

German interior minister laments EU court ruling on road toll A decision by the European Court of Justice to strike down German government plans to impose a highway toll that favors German drivers over their EU peers is incomprehensible, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer said on Tuesday....
16:17, 06/18/2019

Governor estimates California quake toll at $100 million, says poor have been hit hardest Although Californians are on the path to recovery, deeper devastation - in economic recovery - has already taken root.        ...
20:34, 07/07/2019

UPDATE 2-EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
12:34, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-EU court rules German road toll for foreigners is discriminatory A planned German highway toll for cars discriminates against foreign drivers and breaches European Union law, the EU's highest court said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/18/2019

Swine fever toll in China may be twice as high as reported, industry insiders say As many as half of China's breeding pigs have either died from African swine fever or been slaughtered because of the spreading disease, twice as many as officially acknowledged, according to the estimates of four people who supply large farms....
07:00, 06/30/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther Maihold....
21:00, 05/02/2019

Waze's New Toll Calculator Could Make It Easier to Plan Your Next Road Trip Right now, it’s peak road trip season. And while that means there’s a lot of things to consider when planning your next vacation like the price of gas, lodging, and food, Waze has a new feature that could help make budgeting for your next adventure s...
23:17, 07/15/2019

Port Authority seeking fare, toll hikes across New York area NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready to spend more money to cross bridges, ride trains and take taxis to New York-area airports. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has proposed raising tolls at its bridges and tunnels and hiking fares on its PATH rai...
03:51, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Toll Brothers sees 2019 home sales below estimates U.S. luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers Inc forecast 2019 home sales below analysts' estimates and said it expected its margins to be squeezed by slowing demand and rising incentives....
00:51, 05/22/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices gain as U.S.-China trade war takes toll Gold prices rose on Monday amid concerns the Sino-U.S. trade war had started to take its toll on the U.S. economy, weakening the dollar and raising hopes of a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut....
07:00, 05/27/2019

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilian deaths and assuring women’s fundamental rights....
06:00, 07/09/2019

| Not making top eight a 'disaster' for Kaizer Chiefs Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp said it was a disaster that the Soweto giants missed out on a place in the top eight of the Absa Premiership this season....
16:00, 05/12/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hurricanes....
13:34, 05/29/2019

Trump's economy is the Democrats' disaster The creation of 224,000 new jobs in June further consolidates President Trump's economic stewardship. Beating expectations, those job numbers give Trump the central plank of his reelection campaign....
05:00, 07/06/2019

The Blues Got Screwed By Yet Another Officiating Disaster Images the NHL wants to linger after an hard-fought overtime game: the jubilation of the goalscorer; his teammates erupting on the bench and spilling over to celebrate on the ice; the disappointment and hard-earned exhaustion of the losers, skating o...
20:17, 05/16/2019

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war between the two countries would be a disaster....
05:00, 06/02/2019

Nets now risk becoming the next New York disaster There has been so much celebration in and around Brooklyn since late Sunday afternoon you would have thought the Dodgers had announced they would be coming back home and a new-age Ebbetts Field was under construction. Kyrie Irving first, then Kevin D...
06:17, 07/02/2019

Democrats to try again on overdue $19B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats appear likely to try again to pass a long-overdue $19 billion disaster aid bill that’s a top priority for some of President Donald Trump’s most loyal allies on Capitol Hill. A GOP conservative blocked an ...
17:51, 05/28/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
05:34, 06/02/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much federal assistance.“Puerto Rico has been given more money by Congress for Hurricane Disaster Relief,...
17:34, 05/06/2019

| Outcry at £6,500 fine over Hillsborough disaster Relatives of victims of the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster have voiced shock after the only person ever convicted over the tragedy was sentenced to a fine....
19:34, 05/13/2019

| Honduras probes fishing disaster after 27 die Honduran authorities said they are investigating the causes of an accident in which at least 27 people died after their fishing boat sank off the Caribbean coast....
15:17, 07/05/2019

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Feminism Disaster: This Gorilla At The Zoo Clearly Has, Like, Six Wives If you’re looking for an inspiring story about strong, independent females sticking it to the patriarchy, be prepared to be majorly let down: This gorilla at the zoo clearly has, like, six wives....
21:00, 07/22/2019

The Chernobyl Disaster Might Have Also Built a Paradise An HBO show tells the story of the nuclear explosion, but some scientists think that radioactive, human-free landscape might now be a haven for plants and animals....
16:51, 05/13/2019

House Will Not Act on Disaster Relief Until Next Week Representative John Rose, Republican of Tennessee, used the power of a single lawmaker to object to final passage of a disaster relief by unanimous consent....
23:00, 05/30/2019

Sri Lanka's tourism sector counts the human and financial toll of Easter attacks As Sri Lanka's hospitality industry tries to come to terms with the human and financial costs, the government is under pressure to act decisively to bring restore confidence....
03:34, 05/01/2019

‘It all takes a toll’: Eric Garner's family suffers indignities of trial process Five years on, after protests around the country and millions of dollars paid to the family, no one has been held liable for Garner’s deathGwen Carr bowed her head and turned away from the screen as her son’s last words rang out across the trial room...
08:51, 06/05/2019

Pregnant wives, condo swaps and the family dog: The human toll of the MLB trade deadline Everyone hates moving – but imagine doing it on a moment's notice with no real say where you'll be going.       ...
15:34, 07/23/2019

Vendors plan to seek compensation from German govt over thwarted toll-report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 million euros ($339.21 million) compensation from Berlin, Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
14:00, 06/21/2019

Vendors plan to seek compensation from German government over thwarted toll: report The companies that were set to operate the German motorway vignette scheme scuppered by a European Court ruling earlier this week plan to demand 300 million euros ($339.21 million) compensation from Berlin, Der Spiegel reported on Friday....
15:17, 06/21/2019

China's June exports, imports fall as trade war takes heavier toll China's exports fell in June as the United States ramped up trade pressure, while imports shrank more than expected, pointing to further weakness in the world's second-largest economy and slackening global growth....
17:00, 07/12/2019

Tottenham analysis: Players running on empty ahead of Ajax as red cards take their toll Tottenham's hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League will come down to the final day of the season at home to Everton after a 1-0 defeat at Bournemouth, thanks to Nathan Ake's stoppage-time winner....
16:17, 05/04/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
19:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a long-delayed $19.1 billion disaster aid bill. That clears the way for the measure to be sent to Pres...
04:34, 06/04/2019

U.S. disaster aid bill blocked again as Republican objects A U.S. Republican lawmaker on Thursday blocked a $19.1 billion package to help Americans recover from a string of natural disasters, delaying passage for at least a few more days until the full House of Representatives can vote on it next week....
23:51, 05/30/2019

Use Of Force Against Iran Would Be "Disaster", Says Vladimir Putin Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said any use of force by the US against Iran would lead to disaster as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran....
22:17, 06/20/2019

Lyft outlines its disaster response strategy Lyft just illustrated how it will respond in the middle of a crisis. The company has introduced a Disaster Relief Access Program that promises support for people in affected areas. In situations when the roads are safe, the ridesharing firm will ty...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Disaster deal very much in doubt as recess looms Any hope of a long-awaited deal on disaster funding began to slip away Wednesday evening as talks stalled just before both chambers plan to leave for the Memorial Day recess.Congressional negotiators remain stuck on a slew of immigration-related prov...
05:34, 05/23/2019

Third House conservative blocks $19B disaster aid measure For the third time in a week, House conservatives blocked a $19.1 billion disaster aid package, chastising lawmakers for attempting to pass a major spending bill with a quick voice vote and without debate....
23:34, 05/30/2019

Texas, don't even think about importing California's rail disaster Last week, the Trump administration fulfilled yet another promise when it canceled nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funding for California’s high-speed rail project between Los Angeles and San Francisco. In the midst of yet another infamous Infrastructu...
08:00, 05/22/2019

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fire negotiated by Turkey and Russia in September...
02:17, 06/19/2019

The Terrifying Reasons We're Confronting the Chernobyl Disaster Right Now Thirty-three years after the nuclear catastrophe that defined its name, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries, which dramatized the disaster and the Soviet government’s attempt to cover-up key details, i...
03:51, 06/05/2019

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to work, but this is clearly not true. The real intenti...
18:17, 07/10/2019

On fourth try, House passes $19.1B disaster aid package House lawmakers cleared a critical disaster aid package Monday, overruling a group of conservatives who had blocked unanimous consent of the measure after three attempts at passing it last week....
05:00, 06/04/2019

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
15:00, 06/19/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and frustrating lawmakers whose states were hit by devastating hurricanes, wildfires and flooding.Rep. T...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Returning to Lac Mégantic, a Scene of Great Disaster As part of a series following up on disasters, The Times returned to Lac Mégantic, Quebec, where a train derailment killed 47 and recovery remains slow....
18:17, 07/19/2019

UN Chief says ‘total disaster’ if warming not stopped UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations Secretary-General says the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Ant...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Senators near deal on disaster aid with Trump ‘on board’ Top senators negotiating a disaster aid deal are closing in on a compromise that could get a Senate vote as early as next week to unlock more than $17 billion in assistance to ailing communities.Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) ...
23:34, 05/02/2019

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Senate eyes next week for disaster aid vote The Senate is aiming for a vote next week on disaster aid, according to Senate aides.A vote on the multibillion-dollar aid package, which has yet to be finalized, would make good on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s calls for the chamber to pa...
06:17, 05/14/2019

For Second Time, One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Aid Representative Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to a request on Tuesday to pass a $19.1 billion emergency relief package by unanimous consent, becoming the second House Republican to block final passage....
22:34, 05/28/2019

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
12:34, 06/21/2019

UN Chief says 'total disaster' if warming not stopped The United Nations Secretary-General said the world must dramatically change the way it fuels factories, vehicles and homes to limit future warming to a level scientists call nearly impossible....
05:34, 05/09/2019

Drunk yoga: fun night out or workout disaster? Yoga isn’t really my jam. My experience is limited to two Groupons worth of Bikram (too hot, too smelly), a weekly vinyasa flow during marathon training (too boring), and a couple of hip-hop yoga classes at Y7 (too crowded). But I do like wine. So, o...
23:34, 07/08/2019

A Guide to Surviving Your Kid's Nighttime Vomit Disaster The first time my daughter vomited, I yelled in terror and then she cried. She was two and had caught a stomach bug from her daycare. I felt like a terrible mom and said, “Oh, I’m sorry, baby—it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay, it’s okay.” But it was no...
22:17, 05/17/2019

Putin says U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Thursday that U.S. military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster and said even Washington's allies did not support such a course of action....
15:17, 06/06/2019

YOUR MONEY: Renovating after a natural disaster? Planning is key For the Parkers of Houston, Texas, there will be no summer vacation this year because they are still paying off the dent in their finances left by 2017's Hurricane Harvey....
23:17, 06/05/2019

How a Biotech Disaster Could End the World (And Other Things to Worry About) We talked to Josh Clark about his new podcast, The End of The World with Josh Clark, and asked him all about existential risks, and why we should care....
20:34, 06/07/2019

How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Oil rises more than 1% after US stockpile drop Oil prices gained more than 1% in early trade on Wednesday, led by U.S. crude after an industry group reported that U.S. stockpiles fell for a fourth week in a row, alleviating concerns about oversupply....
04:17, 07/10/2019

US oil rises 1.1% as OPEC extends oil cut Oil surged on Monday after OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts and the trade truce between the U.S. and China boosted sentiment for the commodity in a weakening global economy....
02:17, 07/02/2019

Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
23:00, 05/28/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
21:17, 05/16/2019

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the escalating dispute between the United States and the Islamic Republic....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Dozens killed and injured by new attacks in western Yemen, UN coordinator condemns ‘outrageous’ toll Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicate that scores of civilians have been killed following attacks on residential areas over the past two days. Medical sources suggest that at least 22 have died, with more than 30 injured during the bombard...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Searing heat across nation, reaching 100 degrees in some spots, takes its toll on events and roads A relentless heat wave gripped the country from the central states to the East Coast Saturday, prompting cancellation of the New York City Triathlon        ...
03:51, 07/21/2019

Chelsea Handler opens up about brother's death in raw memoir, 'Life Will Be the Death of Me' In "Life Will Be the Death of Me," Chelsea Handler opens the door to therapy sessions and addresses her brother's untimely death and her shortcomings.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Third House Republican blocks massive disaster aid package Conservative House Republicans succeeded again Thursday in their campaign to derail passage of a $19.1 billion disaster aid package.Rep. John Rose (R-Tenn.) objected to passing the bill by voice vote. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), who derailed the same...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m ($107m) in collective moral damages and £150,000 ($186,000) to each ...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Body found 100 km downstream after Hungary river disaster A body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest, officials said on Monday, the first apparent victim recovered since the night of a boat crash presumed to have killed 28 people....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Congress finally sends $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
02:17, 06/04/2019

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
08:00, 06/02/2019

Congress Gives Final Approval to Long-Delayed Disaster Aid An emergency relief package, stymied for months, will finally go to President Trump. It allocates billions of dollars in relief for hurricanes, fires and floods....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
15:00, 05/31/2019

PM Modi's Rule Complete Disaster, UPA-III Could Be Reality: P Chidambaram Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III......
18:00, 04/29/2019

How the oil industry and Russia trivialize the Druzhba pipeline disaster The Russian government and European oil refineries have reported only sparsely and misleadingly about a big pipeline disaster that has sent customers scrambling for alternative supplies and led to refinery outages....
18:17, 06/03/2019

Congress finally to send $19B disaster aid bill to Trump Congress is finally shipping President Donald Trump a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, a measure stalled for months by infighting, misjudgment, and a presidential feud with Democrats....
21:51, 06/03/2019

NYT: Pilots in Boeing simulation had 40 seconds to avert disaster Flight simulations recreating the problems suspected to be responsible for the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane last year gave pilots under 40 seconds to override a malfunctioning system, according to a report in the New York Times....
18:51, 04/28/2019

Congress passes $19.1B disaster aid bill after months of fighting The House approved a multibillion dollar disaster aid bill on Monday, sending the measure to President Trump’s desk after months of fighting over the bill by the president and congressional Democrats. Lawmakers passed the $19.1 billion spending bill ...
07:17, 06/04/2019

Chip Roy inflames GOP colleagues with stand against disaster aid package Conservative freshman Rep. Chip Roy was at the airport heading back to Texas late last week when he heard that House GOP leaders had agreed to a voice vote on a $19 billion funding bill. So he called his wife, canceled his flight and headed back to t...
02:17, 05/31/2019

Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division The long wait for Oleksandr Usyk's debut at heavyweight will continue The post Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division appeared first on Boxing News....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Gleyber Torres rescues Yankees from pitching disaster Gleyber Torres sent the Yankees to England in style, with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth, as they outlasted the Blue Jays, 8-7, Wednesday in The Bronx. Torres’ heroics finished up a 9-1 homestand, as they won for the 11th time...
23:34, 06/26/2019

House expected to try again on disaster bill stalled by lone GOP rep The House on Tuesday is expected to try again to move a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill, days after it was unexpectedly stalled by a lone Republican congressman....
16:34, 05/28/2019

House approves $17.2B disaster aid bill for Puerto Rico The House on Friday passed a $17.2 billion disaster relief bill to help rebuild in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, over objections from President Donald Trump....
20:34, 05/10/2019

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump supported it even though it did not include the funds he requested to address a migrant surge at the so...
01:51, 05/24/2019

France to declare natural disaster after storms rip through crops ‘Orchard of France’ is badly hit by extreme weather that has killed two peopleFrance will declare a state of natural disaster after rain and hail storms lashed a swathe of the south-east on Saturday, devastating crops.The flash storms, which brought ...
18:51, 06/16/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
01:51, 07/16/2019

One brutal sentence captures what a disaster money in America has become Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images One brutal sentence embodies the bleak state of money in America. "The bottom half of Americans combined have a negative net worth," Ben Steverman wrote in a recent Bloomberg article. This comment is based on the research...
06:51, 05/24/2019

One Republican’s Objection Delays Disaster Relief Bill Once Again Representative Chip Roy, a freshman representative, objected to a procedural vote that would have allowed the House to give its unanimous approval to a disaster aid bill....
18:51, 05/24/2019

Lone GOP rep blocks disaster aid bill in surprise move A lone Republican congressman single-handedly stalled a $19 billion disaster aid bill that lawmakers had expected to pass before the Memorial Day weekend....
19:17, 05/24/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) called for “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all as...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Mike Francesa: I predicted Kentucky Derby disaster Mike Francesa is usually in the wrong. But on this Saturday, May 4 ,2019 — mark it down — he may be right. And he won’t let you forget it, “I said it to my wife as soon [as I saw it],” the gasbag told WFAN peer Kim Jones...
08:51, 05/05/2019

Rep. Roy’s move to hold up disaster aid in line with a protege of Ted Cruz Chip Roy’s decision is reminiscent of the early days of Cruz, who was willing to be disruptive to carry out the role of principled conservative in Congress....
01:51, 05/26/2019

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Republican lawmaker objected to the measure....
22:17, 05/28/2019

Down to his last ball, Tiger avoided disaster and still won the 2000 U.S. Open by 15 He won by 15 shots. It was mind-blowing then. The legend of it has only grown since. But there's a secret about that tournament even Tiger didn't know until months after history was made....
15:00, 06/11/2019

HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ has Instagram influencers flocking to the site of the disaster HBO’s miniseries that retells the story of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster has quickly become one of the best TV series of the year so far, in addition to ranking as IMDB’s top-rated show — surpassing the usual suspe...
08:17, 06/08/2019

Russia to create its own Chernobyl series that blames CIA for disaster Russian TV is offering its own patriotic take on the 1986 Chernobyl disaster — one that features a heroic effort to thwart an American spy who has infiltrated the doomed nuke plant. The Russian spin comes in response to HBO’s well-received mini...
09:51, 06/08/2019

WWE’s Super ShowDown was a disaster and Undertaker-Goldberg was worse WWE ended up greatly insulting WrestleMania by billing Super ShowDown as its equivalent. The pay-per-view show from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia is up there with the worst the company has produced. Pushing it as being on par with a WrestleMania only made it ...
20:17, 06/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, lawmakers from both parties said on Thursday....
21:17, 05/23/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition The House has passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases....
19:17, 05/10/2019

Two French Families Sue Boeing Over Ethiopian Airlines Disaster Two French families have filed lawsuits against US aircraft manufacturer Boeing over the crash of a 737 MAX of Ethiopian Airlines in March, lawyers said on Tuesday....
05:34, 05/22/2019

The Europa League Final Is Going To Be A Lowly Attended Disaster The Europa League final is the debacle that keeps on giving. After Arsenal confirmed that midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan would not be playing the final in Baku, Azerbaijan due to his Armenian heritage, reports are coming out that the stadium might be ...
03:34, 05/24/2019

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Vale to adjust provisions for Brazil dam disaster in Q2 results Brazilian miner Vale SA may adjust provisions for a deadly dam burst in Brumadinho this year as part of its second-quarter results following a settlement with workers, the company said in a securities filing on Tuesday....
15:34, 07/16/2019

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
00:00, 05/23/2019

Trump sets limited disaster aid for 8 Mississippi counties JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump is issuing a federal disaster declaration authorizing aid to eight Mississippi counties following storms and flooding in April. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says Trump signed the declaration Thur...
14:34, 06/21/2019

Twelfth body found after Budapest boat disaster Police said they had found the body of a twelfth South Korean tourist a week after a pleasure boat capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, killing an estimated 28 people....
13:17, 06/05/2019

Deal over disaster aid in flux as recess fast approaches Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed that the Senate would vote on a disaster aid bill before it leaves Washington for a weeklong recess. But with negotiations still in flux, it’s not clear what the Senate will be voting on. McConnell reitera...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Nets’ Kevin Durant slip up is recipe for disaster The men who run the Nets have been on quite a streak the past few years, culminating in the game-changing (and, they hope, franchise-altering) recruitment of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving to Brooklyn, a flourish that not only makes them among the lea...
04:00, 07/11/2019

House passes $19B disaster aid bill after Trump opposition WASHINGTON-- The House on Friday passed a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would deliver long-sought relief to farmers, victims of hurricanes and floods, and rebuild southern military bases, as Democrats try to dislodge the legislation from a Senat...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Iris Murdoch at 100: ‘Her books are full of passion and disaster’ Love, sadness, fear, lust, power ... Murdoch’s strange, radical novels seethe with emotion. On her centenary, they are inspiring a new generation of authorsDo Iris Murdoch’s novels still matter to people? Or, after the high-water mark of her Booker-w...
15:17, 07/13/2019

Trump signs long-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill aimed at helping communities across the country bounce back from hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and fires. Trump tweeted a photo of himself holding the signed bill i...
21:00, 06/06/2019

McConnell promises disaster aid vote as negotiations narrow Congress is close to unlocking billions of dollars in disaster relief for ailing communities, if only negotiators can get beyond demands from three of the most powerful men in Washington. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell committed Tuesday after...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Gold rises, Silver falls The June gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,414.90 an ounce — up 60 cents. The current silver contract on the “NYMEX” closed at $15.29 an ounce — down 8 cents....
22:00, 06/25/2019

Oil rises on Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequently oil demand....
20:51, 07/08/2019

Oil rises towards $65 on fears of U.S. attack on Iran Oil prices rallied towards $65 per barrel on fears of a U.S. military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East, which provides more than 20% of the world's oil output....
11:34, 06/21/2019

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back as many as 12 million of its own shares starting on Tuesday....
19:17, 06/10/2019

Uber loses $1B in Q1 as revenue rises 20% Uber’s loss in its first quarterly report as a public company affirmed the challenges the company faces while spending heavily to fend off ride-hailing and delivery rivals. Uber's CFO said the company also had begun to see "less aggressive pricing" b...
03:34, 05/31/2019

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
14:51, 05/31/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0.7%....
17:34, 05/03/2019

The Future of Housing Rises in Phoenix High-tech house flippers such as Zillow are using algorithms to reshape the stodgy, $26 trillion market for U.S. residential real estate. They started in Phoenix, the petri dish for America’s housing experiments....
20:17, 06/19/2019

Workday quarterly revenue rises 33.4% Workday Inc reported a 33.4% rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, as the financial and human resources software maker enrolled more companies for its cloud-based software....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a second Iranian drone over the Strait of Hormuz last week....
23:00, 07/23/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by 'sabotage' off its coast The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships "were subjected to sabotage operations" after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at one of the nation's seaports....
20:17, 05/12/2019

Coast guard rescues man, dog from Barry The U.S. Coast Guard released video of a helicopter crew rescuing a 77-year-old man and a dog from a home after floodwaters from Tropical Storm Barry inundated southern Louisiana. (July 14)        ...
23:34, 07/15/2019

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immed...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Saudi Arabia says its oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast -- or the Turkish Riviera -- are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out where to go and what to do....
12:17, 07/05/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
21:00, 06/10/2019

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
19:17, 06/16/2019

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says that four commercial ships “were subjected to sabotage operations” after false reports circulated in Lebanese and Iranian media outlets saying there had been explosions at o...
19:00, 05/12/2019

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Brumadinho killed 270 people....
15:51, 05/22/2019

Joe Biden blasts Trump’s Iran policy as ‘self-inflicted disaster’ Joe Biden on Thursday blasted President Trump’s Iran policy as a “self-inflicted disaster” as tensions between the US and the Middle Eastern country continue to escalate. The 2020 Democratic candidate’s remarks come hours afte...
18:17, 06/20/2019

New Research Shows Why the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Could Be a Disaster for Your Wallet Despite a lengthy process that started way back in the spring of 2018, today Sprint and T-Mobile agreed to extend the deadline for their proposed merger another two months until June 29th. However, even if the FCC ends up approving the deal, after se...
00:00, 04/30/2019

Video: The full scale of Alonso and McLaren's Indy 500 disaster From reliability problems to track time lost because the spare car was the wrong shade of orange, McLaren's Indianapolis 500 project with Fernando Alonso went off the rails fast...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Remains of Genoa bridge demolished one year after deadly disaster The two remaining towers of Italy’s Morandi bridge have been destroyed with explosives, but the lethal collapse in 2018 still has not been fully explained...
20:34, 06/28/2019

Top Senate Republicans Push for Cooperation on Disaster Relief Package Reaching a deal over a disaster relief package was threatened by the White House’s push for money for immigration law enforcement and assistance at the southwestern border....
05:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. lawmakers reach $19.1 billion disaster relief deal, no border aid U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, and which includes money for farmers, highways and hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, lawmakers from ...
22:34, 05/23/2019

Texas lawmakers mull tax breaks for disaster-struck property HOUSTON (AP) — Lawmakers are considering a bill that could grant Texas homeowners a tax break when their property has been damaged by disasters such as 2017’s Hurricane Harvey. The Houston Chronicle reports that bill sponsor Sen. Paul Bettencou...
22:00, 05/06/2019

At least seven South Korean tourists dead in Budapest boat disaster Hungarian rescue officials said there was little chance of finding survivors after a boat carrying South Korean tourists sank on the Danube in Budapest, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 people missing....
15:17, 05/30/2019

EU may ease regulations on food from Japan's nuclear disaster region The European Union proposed on Thursday easing restrictions on imports of some food from Japanese regions hit by the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, Japanese officials said....
15:17, 06/27/2019

2019 British GP preview: the story of Silverstone's surfacing disaster After the woes of 2018, everything is riding on freshly laid asphalt at Silverstone, including this weekend's F1 race Stuart Pringle can still boast a full head of hair, which is always a bonus for a chap in his forties. But in his case, it’s genuin...
03:17, 07/11/2019

Grey's Anatomy Sets Up Disaster Ahead of Its Season 15 Finale Oh boy, Grey's Anatomy. Oh. Boy. Just when we were thinking it had been a minute since a catastrophe, the ABC drama handed us a couple at once as fog rolled in over Seattle at a......
08:34, 05/10/2019