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Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines

A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several ho...

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines

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| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
19:51, 07/13/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
12:34, 07/13/2019

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people dead, including in a collapsed supermarket, where rescuers scrambled to find survivors. ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office buildings swayed in the main business district of the capital, Manila....
00:51, 04/29/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
23:51, 07/12/2019

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., nort...
22:17, 07/04/2019

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
17:34, 07/10/2019

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
17:51, 05/30/2019

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
10:19, 07/06/2019

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
22:34, 07/06/2019

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
04:51, 07/05/2019

Earthquake rocks Athens, sending city’s residents rushing into streets A strong earthquake rocked the Greek capital, Athens, on Friday, sending residents rushing into the streets, causing power outages and leaving people stuck in elevators. The 5.1-magnitude temblor struck at 2:13 p.m. local time 14 miles northwest of t...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Athens residents flee as strong earthquake shakes Greek capital No immediate news on injuries or damage after 5.3-magnitude quake rattles southern GreeceA strong earthquake has struck near Athens, causing residents of the Greek capital to run into the streets.The city’s Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquak...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
22:34, 07/06/2019

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 12 people have been reported killed and more than 130 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
09:51, 06/18/2019

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
21:34, 07/04/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, and has called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice...
19:51, 04/28/2019

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. But despite the ever-present seismic threat, there’s a lot more West Coast cities could be doing to pr...
22:51, 07/12/2019

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
07:00, 07/07/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.       &...
09:17, 07/06/2019

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
12:52, 07/06/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (6...
21:17, 05/27/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake recorded in Southern California: USGS A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 was recorded in Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey and a European quake monitor said, a day after the strongest quake in the region in 25 years....
06:34, 07/06/2019

Southern California struck by powerful earthquake on Independence Day Emergency crews in Southern California are responding to at least 24 medical and fire incidents after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Ridgecrest....
21:51, 07/04/2019

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
01:34, 07/05/2019

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
14:00, 07/06/2019

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
20:00, 07/06/2019

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Su...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day ...
02:00, 07/07/2019

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Southern Japan, No Tsunami Threat A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake hit southern Japan Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but Japanese authorities said there was no tsunami threat....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude jolts southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 hit off the coast of southern Japan on Friday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of damage, the Japan Meteorological Agency said....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicenter around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest—the second major quake to hit the region in two days.Read more....
21:34, 07/06/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
09:17, 07/06/2019

Here's What Southern California's 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Looked Like Interrupting Four Sports Events Southern California was hit with a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday night, the second quake that part of the country had experienced in two days. The seismic activity was enough to interrupt four sporting events that were going on at the time, incl...
00:34, 07/07/2019

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
12:36, 07/06/2019

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
18:34, 07/05/2019

'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient A California earthquake of a magnitude 7.1 followed the previous day's 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearing whether another Big One could hit.        ...
22:34, 07/06/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and what do you get? A recipe for disaster, you might think. Yet the Philippines has been simmering nice...
14:17, 05/21/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs', a step that activists said was long overdue....
07:00, 07/12/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are trying to tackle the growing problem....
15:34, 06/25/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the vote is widely viewed as a referendum on his controversial rule, which has entailed a brutal crackdo...
18:34, 05/11/2019

| 'Wow, wow, wow!' Philippines goes wild for 'force at 40' Pacquiao Fans in the Philippines roared their approval of Manny Pacquiao as they declared their idol was still a boxing force at the age of 40 with his victory over Keith Thurman....
14:51, 07/21/2019

Philippines' Midterm Election Looks Likely to Boost Duterte Filipinos voted in midterm elections that polls suggest could strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte’s support and his plans to reintroduce the death penalty and devolve more power to the different regions of the Philippines....
15:00, 05/13/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from Manila's outspoken president....
06:51, 05/16/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Manila about six years ago, the country's presidential spokesperson said....
02:00, 05/17/2019

U.N. launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called 'war on drugs' - a step that activists said was long overdue....
21:00, 07/11/2019

Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs that has drawn international condemnation....
01:00, 05/13/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials are discussing a new program to help thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers after a bloody siege by jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group...
10:00, 06/04/2019

More quakes could hit California as residents mop up Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas....
14:00, 07/05/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a band of insurgents....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:17, 05/23/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attacks on an army camp in the volatile south by two militants, whose identities remain unknown. Interior...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute and the prospect of an armed conflict....
09:00, 06/30/2019

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 9 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a downhill road, flipped on its side and pinned some of the victims...
07:00, 07/19/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – and even God. But only a handful of Catholic activists are brave enough to speak out. By Adam WillisO...
09:51, 07/18/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a sweet but troublesome burden: a glut of 2 million mangos.Agriculture secretary Emmanuel Piñol said mango...
08:34, 06/10/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the World Trade Organization on Tuesday....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a broad swath of them—including the vice president—of sedition and libel....
22:17, 07/19/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippine President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 have been killed by police, but rights groups think the number is much higher....
11:51, 07/08/2019

Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big wins for his candidates, and resounding public endorsement of his controversial rule....
14:17, 05/14/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's midterm election, she felt bound to take his......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs, activists said....
05:34, 07/05/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a legal team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that critics say are designed...
10:34, 07/09/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived on trash and begging....
09:51, 07/10/2019

Tourist, 24, dies from rabies after helping stray dog in the Philippines A Norwegian woman who recently traveled to the Philippines for a vacation with friends died following her return after contracting rabies from a stray dog....
17:00, 05/10/2019

Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popularity of President Rodrigo Duterte....
09:34, 05/13/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450 people dead since January....
10:34, 07/16/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of garbage back to Canada The Philippines on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its officials called illegally transported garbage back to Canada, one of two Southeast Asian countries which have protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations...
03:00, 05/31/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
04:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, rocket fire and airstrikes....
07:51, 05/01/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to seven years in prison. Victoria...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino fishermen as the boat sank in the disputed South China Sea....
16:17, 06/13/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash back to Canada, vowing to dump the rubbish in Canadian waters if the country does not accept them, a...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of garbage that had been festering in Philippine ports....
21:51, 06/06/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
19:17, 05/31/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines gained international attention....
01:17, 06/01/2019

In Global Tech Battle, the Philippines Has Chosen Sides: Not the U.S. The sometime U.S. ally has thrown in wholeheartedly with Chinese companies to expand its telecommunications network, shunning American warnings about cybersecurity risks. Some in the country worry they’re now vulnerable....
20:34, 07/15/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s resurgence in other parts of the globe....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed skirmish....
17:51, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage in Philippines killed while trying to escape from militants A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Dutch to seek clarification from Philippines on death of hostage Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said on Friday he would seek clarification from the Philippines on the killing of a Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the country since 2012....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago....
07:17, 05/16/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15 abstentions, including Japan....
06:00, 07/12/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War II, the Defense Department announced Friday....
06:17, 05/04/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Canada’s shore....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through on its threat to send 1,500 tonnes of illegally dumped rubbish back on a boat to Canada, ending a six...
07:34, 05/31/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
10:34, 06/08/2019

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abandoned in the disputed South China Sea....
12:51, 06/13/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international trash exports, Reuters reports. The refuse return follows Philippines President Rodrigo DuterteR...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to escape during a firefight on a remote southern island, the military said....
11:17, 05/31/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel against being used as dumpsites by Western nations....
09:34, 05/31/2019

Earthquake Readiness At least half of the world’s largest cities are considered at moderate or high risk of a major earthquake. Fears of the next “Big One” affect such major population centers as Tokyo, Mumbai, Jakarta, Mexico City, Manila, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sa...
21:17, 07/09/2019

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a large quake has registered in the same area. Initial reports suggested the seismic activity caused some building damage, injuries and multiple fires....
08:02, 07/06/2019

Residents say they’re troubled by the symbol often associated with lynchings (WKYC) On the corner of Bennett and Walnut Street in Ravenna, Ohio there’s a sight that has neighbors and passersby taken aback. A homeowner is displaying a noose hanging from a wooden post. It’s clearly visible from the road, but on priv...
09:00, 07/04/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power. (May 24)      ...
09:51, 05/24/2019

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
16:34, 05/23/2019

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
16:34, 05/23/2019

Free sandbags available for Oro Valley residents ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – The Town of Oro Valley is getting ready for Monsoon 2019 –they offering free sandbags for residents who may need to protect areas of their homes. Sandbags are available to pick up through the duration on monsoon. Only Oro Valley r...
01:17, 06/18/2019

Etisalat opens Smiles UAE app for all UAE residents UAE based telecom operator Etisalat is offering its Smiles UAE app accessible to all residents in the UAE. Launched in 2017, the app was previously only available to selected Etisalat customers.The app allows users to enjoy ‘Buy 1 Get 1 Free&#...
02:51, 05/07/2019

In wake of tornadoes Ohio residents come together In the wake of eight tornadoes that hit Ohio late Monday, volunteers in Dayton are setting up shop to feed and help displaced residents. (May 29)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Colorado residents won't pay more than $100 per month for insulin Colorado is capping copayments on insulin medications at $100 per month, becoming the first state to impose a limit for those with private insurance....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday, escalating a festering diplomatic row....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste instead of recyclables....
09:00, 05/16/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after activists warned that his election to the Senate could insulate him from legal action....
09:17, 05/17/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash....
15:34, 05/31/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains unclear just how much that will be....
03:00, 05/08/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tuesday, potentially ending a protracted diplomatic dispute....
04:17, 05/08/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China, as his decision not to push Beijing over the incident prompts condemnation from critics who say he...
18:00, 07/12/2019

Australian judge jails extremist for Philippines boat plot The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an Australian judge to 7 years in prison...
13:34, 05/03/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
09:51, 07/15/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine's president has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian shores. The countries have been talking trash for over five years....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte defends China gambit in annual address Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a spirited defense of his relationship with China on Monday, insisting that his refusal to challenge its maritime assertiveness was not capitulation, but an avoidance of conflict....
15:34, 07/22/2019

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the way for the ...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chinese vessel which then abandoned the 22 Filipino crewmen....
16:34, 06/12/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citizens....
16:51, 06/08/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a wide range of abuses....
14:51, 06/07/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which saw him recall his ambassador to Ottawa....
12:34, 05/23/2019

Philippines Bars Citizens From Working in Kuwait After Body Is Found The announcement came days after President Rodrigo Duterte responded angrily to reports that a Filipino domestic worker had been found in a freezer in the gulf state....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has tested diplomatic ties amid threats from firebrand President Rodrigo Duterte....
06:00, 05/31/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fatality rates, but there is no fixed treatment for the illness....
02:51, 07/16/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on drugs, and rights groups think the number is much higher....
08:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a bombing targeting an elite army unit in the Philippines’s restive south, which Islamic State claimed ...
16:51, 06/29/2019

Philippines' Cebu Air close to buying A330neo or B787 aircraft Philippines' Cebu Air Inc , the country's largest carrier, is close to buying several Airbus or Boeing aircraft as it expands and upgrades its fleet, its president and CEO said on Thursday....
13:00, 05/30/2019

Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad public backing for the leader's authoritarian style, say experts....
16:17, 05/14/2019

Duterte drug war ally and Marcos daughter set for Philippines seats Loyalists’ victories in midterm elections will hand populist president more power The architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs in the Philippines has almost certainly won a senate seat in the country’s midterm elections, p...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in Manila says was shipped illegally to the Philippines years ago....
17:34, 05/30/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyo...
05:00, 07/08/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deployment, the U.S. Navy said....
21:17, 07/01/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines journalist who has been repeatedly arrested this year on charges that her lawyer described as "polit...
05:34, 07/09/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a dispute that started in 2013 and sparked a diplomatic furor between Ottawa and Manila....
20:34, 06/29/2019

Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asian lawmakers' group this week called a pattern of......
12:17, 06/28/2019

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
23:17, 07/08/2019

Florida residents told to 'kill iguanas wherever possible' People in Florida are being encouraged to "kill iguanas on their own property wherever possible" - because they are becoming a "nuisance" for homeowners....
14:51, 07/03/2019

New Tax Will Help Washington Residents Pay for Long-Term Care Starting in 2025, eligible state residents in Washington State will get $100 per day for 365 days of long-term care costs. A payroll tax will pay for it....
01:17, 05/14/2019

Mobile home residents hit with soaring rent Low-income mobile home residents in hurricane-ravaged Robeson County, North Carolina are seeing dramatic increases in rent after Florida-based Time Out Communities bought 21 mobile home parks in the low-income county over the past two years. (July 9)...
08:00, 07/09/2019

Some rural states double down on attracting new residents With jobs unfilled and young people moving away, some rural states are doubling down on efforts to attract new blood by expanding programs that offer incentives to live there....
17:51, 06/12/2019

Jakarta residents to sue government over severe air pollution The Indonesian capital topped the charts for the world’s most polluted city a dozen times in June Tired of breathing in some of the world’s filthiest air, a group of activists and environmentalists in Jakarta has decided to sue the Indonesian governm...
08:34, 07/02/2019

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
16:51, 07/04/2019

Residents Step Up To Continue Honey Festival BREATHITT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Honey Festival is a tradition that has been around more than four decades, but rumors on social media made people wonder if the festival would continue. Matt Noble is one of many beekeepers in the county. He...
16:00, 06/11/2019

NY trailer-park residents want in on rent laws Residents of trailer parks are campaigning to be covered for protection under New York’s new rent-control laws when the old ones expire on June 15. The laws will likely be overhauled to include stronger tenant protections now that the Democrats contr...
10:17, 06/10/2019

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News rep...
01:17, 07/02/2019

Chinatown residents protest ‘tin can’ sculpture following Dog-Man fiasco Chinatown residents want to kick the city’s $1 million “tin can” art installation far down the road. A year after community barking killed a city-installed “Dog-Man” statue, officials are floating another public sculpture that residents say has no co...
22:51, 07/20/2019

Cell tower causes some concern for Catalina residents CATALINA — Controversy brewed in Catalina Wednesday, centering around a cell tower on the property of the Golder Ranch Fire District. Heidi Miller is a mother to two toddlers. They live about 100 feet from the tower. “The only thing I thi...
09:17, 06/06/2019

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
00:51, 06/21/2019

In Google's hometown, some residents are living on the streets in RVs There’s a housing crisis in one of the most affluent areas in the country. To make it even more shocking, it's at the doorstep of one of the world's most valuable companies: Google....
23:34, 05/24/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the increase Wednesday night. If it passes, everyone in the town will see a higher water bill. It would just ...
16:17, 05/15/2019

Bronx NYCHA residents still without electricity a day after fire Residents of a Bronx public housing development are sweating out a steamy July Thursday after a transformer fire crippled electricity throughout the complex — and remained in the dark 24 hours after the blaze. The fire broke out in the basement of a ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

Florida residents urged to kill iguanas ‘whenever possible’ Non-native species has begun to flourish in state’s warm climate and is causing damageNon-native iguanas are multiplying so rapidly in south Florida that a state wildlife agency is now encouraging people to kill them.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Con...
13:17, 07/04/2019

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
12:51, 05/25/2019

Residents deal with Mississippi River flooding Iowa, Illinois residents along the Mississippi River fill sandbags to slow rising floodwaters. (May 2)        ...
01:00, 05/03/2019

As Floods Keep Coming, Cities Pay Residents to Move The United States spends more on helping people rebuild after disasters than preventing problems. Nashville is leading an effort to change that by helping people move out of flood zones....
10:35, 07/06/2019

Swarm of bees terrorize residents in the Bronx A swarm of bees from a hive in a tree terrorized residents of a Bronx block on Friday afternoon, a police source said. A resident of a nearby apartment building — on the Grand Concourse near East 198th Street in Kingsbridge Heights — call...
02:17, 05/11/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing the equipment, a win for the Chinese firm despite cybersecurity worries from Western nations....
20:00, 06/20/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said beautiful women helped him "get cured" from being......
19:17, 05/31/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on Saturday....
17:34, 06/29/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.        ...
07:51, 06/14/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from speculation he was barred for being a staunch......
12:00, 06/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, his spokesman said on Saturday....
08:51, 06/22/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to be exact....
02:34, 05/31/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Philippines, a chief supplier of panels to Japanese eco-homebuilder Ichijo Co Ltd, two sources familiar w...
14:51, 05/30/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a toddler during a police raid, saying “s--- happens”....
21:00, 07/05/2019

Duterte's children elected as Philippines President consolidates power in midterms Three of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's children posted resounding victories in the country's midterm elections this week as voters responded to what was largely seen as a referendum on the controversial leader's first three years in office ...
16:34, 05/15/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with a sense of insecurity. This is making them take drastic measures....
16:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies were poised for victory in midterm polls, according to unofficial ...
03:17, 05/14/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, according to Filipino officials....
03:17, 05/08/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
08:34, 07/12/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippines’ war on drugs has dismissed the killing of a three-year-old girl in a police drug operation as col...
16:34, 07/05/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since January. ...
20:34, 07/17/2019

Rodrigo Duterte hopes to gain control of Senate in Philippines mid-terms Election seen as referendum on president’s policies, with critics of the government fearing president’s grip on power will tightenFilipinos have started voting in midterm polls that are being seen as a crucial referendum on Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal c...
07:00, 05/13/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power with a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, unorthodox styl...
04:51, 05/13/2019

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

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of......
06:17, 06/24/2019

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
01:17, 07/07/2019

Western Panama hit by 6.3 magnitude earthquake DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 has struck western Panama. The quake hit early Wednesday, about 20 minutes after midnight local time (0523 GMT), on the nation’s western coast just ...
09:34, 06/26/2019

California earthquake may have killed man in Nevada The only fatality from last week’s series of earthquakes in California may have been in Nevada, where a man’s body was found pinned under his Jeep after the vehicle fell off its jacks, according to reports. Deputies with the Nye County Sheriff’s Offi...
18:17, 07/10/2019

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
16:00, 05/26/2019

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station ...
16:51, 07/08/2019

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
20:34, 07/06/2019

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
11:51, 06/18/2019

2.4 earthquake reported in Kentucky, no damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports ...
05:51, 06/07/2019

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
03:17, 07/05/2019

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)    &#...
14:51, 07/05/2019

L.A.’s earthquake warning app worked as intended… or did it? Earlier this year the city of Los Angeles launched its very own earthquake warning app. It’s called ShakeAlertLA, and it’s supposed to alert “users within Los Angeles County that an earthquake of greater than magnitude 5.0 or level ...
20:34, 07/17/2019

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake A 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday struck Southern California, about 150 miles northeast of Los Angeles, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake near the town of Ridgecrest — the largest to hit the region in two decades — made buildings ...
22:17, 07/04/2019

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude of between 6.9 and 7.1, officials said. It struck...
12:36, 07/06/2019

11 stunning photos of Arranmore, the Irish island that is looking for new residents from the US AdamWebster89/Getty Images Arranmore is a tiny island off the northwestern coast of Ireland. People in Arranmore have written an open letter to citizens of the US to sell their homeland as a great place to live. The island is known for scuba diving,...
02:17, 06/14/2019

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorag...
08:17, 07/10/2019

‘Billionaires’ Row’ residents to appeal homeless shelter decision Residents of “Billionaires’ Row” plan to appeal a court decision that greenlights a homeless shelter in the ritzy Manhattan neighborhood, they said Wednesday. The anticipated appeal is only the latest turn in a drawn-out legal battl...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Okla. residents demand answers in police shooting Hugo, Oklahoma residents are demanding answers after police fired at a truck on Friday, wounding three children and a robbery suspect. Authorities say the children — ages 5, 4 and 1 — have left the hospital. A 21-year-old man is in custo...
11:30, 04/30/2019

This Remote Irish Island Is Hoping To Lure New Residents A small island, three miles off the coast of Ireland, has been making efforts to attract new residents, touting its newly established internet connectivity as a draw for remote workers. Just a ferry-ride away from the village of Burtonport in northwe...
02:51, 06/15/2019

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
04:00, 06/11/2019

Amsterdam Holocaust memorial to go ahead despite pushback from residents A Holocaust memorial is set to be built in Amsterdam after a court dismissed complaints from local residents. Locals had argued that the monument is too big for the space and that too many trees would have to be removed....
12:51, 07/10/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
15:00, 06/24/2019

New Yorkers make more illegal bets than residents of any other state New Yorkers make more illegal wagers than residents of any other state — but they’re better bettors because they’re not as compulsive about gambling. The Empire State ranked No. 1 for illegal gambling operations in a study by the personal finance sit...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Month After Cyclone Fani, 48% Puri Residents Still Without Electricity About 48 per cent of the electricity consumers in Odisha's Puri are yet to get back their power connection even though 28-days have passed after the extremely severe cyclone ''Fani'' made a landfall......
21:00, 06/01/2019

Washington, D.C. may become next city to allow residents to issue each other parking tickets A small army of Washington, D.C. residents may soon be teaming up with police to bust owners of illegally parked vehicles if the city moves forward with a bill aimed at getting “more eyes on the street.”...
04:34, 06/22/2019

Hampstead launches first-ever environmental awareness program for residents In a first, the town of Hampstead launched its first green patroller. A sort of adviser on environmental matters. The project is expected to last until early August....
23:51, 06/18/2019

Government must involve residents in cleanup of Nairobi rivers In Kenya, local residents need to be involved in the restoration of the Nairobi River basin says guest commentator Sam Dindi, the co-founder of 'Mazingira yetu' magazine. It's the only way for a healthy future....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Storm Barry: New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are remaining in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are mostly content to sit and ride the storm out, o...
11:17, 07/12/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Louisiana. Home to just under 10,000 residents, it is ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Florida residents want Trump to see post-hurricane suffering PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Residents in parts of the Florida Panhandle that were devastated by Hurricane Michael hope President Donald Trump gets a glimpse of their continued suffering when he arrives for a campaign rally this week. Thousands of homes ...
20:34, 05/07/2019

Denver residents vote on whether to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' As Denver voters went to the polls on Tuesday for a mayoral election, they were also asked to decide whether to decriminalize possession of psilocybin, the hallucinogenic drug in what is widely known as "magic mushrooms."...
23:51, 05/07/2019

HUD Could Displace More Than 100,000 Legal Residents and Citizens With New Proposed Rule Stephen Miller will never big people face to match his big-and-tall head, and is determined to take his anger out on the most vulnerable among us. After months of pushing the Trump administration to penalize immigrants—legal and undocumented alike—in...
09:00, 05/12/2019

Strong aftershock jolts California as residents mop up after quake A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Residents slam NYCHA redevelopment plan in Chelsea More than a hundred public housing tenants demanded answers from the city’s embattled Housing Authority over a controversial plan to knock down a portion of a Manhattan’s Fulton Houses to make room for private apartment towers. The proposal is part o...
12:17, 06/05/2019

SF housing crunch sending some residents to live on boats San Francisco’s twin crises of housing and homelessness are reaching a tipping point, forcing some residents to move to makeshift boats and barges, forming floating tent cities, due to a lack of affordable shelter. The city has long suffered from exo...
01:34, 05/18/2019

Gangs of wild chickens are terrorizing residents of an island in the UK If you’re worried about running into angry wildlife while on a nice jog, chances are you’re afraid of stumbling across a bear or mountain lion on a scenic forest trail, or even a feral dog in the city. On the island of Jersey, which sits ...
23:51, 06/30/2019

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
00:00, 05/26/2019

Rarely-used LIRR train ‘wasn’t thought through enough,’ say residents In yet another stunning example of LIRR waste, the MTA-managed line in March started running a single train car -- staffed with up to three employees -- to link eight of the Hamptons poshest towns....
06:34, 05/19/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy sa...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman sai...
20:34, 05/22/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 years ago....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped illegally to the Philippines....
20:51, 05/30/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as part of his war on drugs, Amnesty International said in a new report....
18:51, 07/08/2019

Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back to Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it refuses to accept the trash, his spokesman said on Wednesday....
14:17, 05/22/2019

Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump the tons of trash on the North American country's beaches....
06:00, 04/30/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the formal creation of an autonomous region....
19:51, 04/28/2019

‘They have free rein’: Rio residents fear police violence under far-right rule New governor promised ‘slaughter’ of gangsters, drawing comparisons with bloody Philippines drug warThe residents were chatting outside when the police helicopter swooped over the polluted river at the end of their street in Rio’s sprawling Maré fave...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Transgender residents can now change their genders on birth certificates in Kansas “It was time for Kansas to move past its outdated and discriminatory anti-transgender policy,” said Gov. Laura Kelly.        ...
10:51, 06/26/2019

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
12:17, 07/13/2019

A Mystery Frequency Disrupted Car Fobs in an Ohio City, and Now Residents Know Why For weeks, some garage doors would not open and some car doors would not unlock in a Cleveland suburb. After some sleuthing, officials say they discovered the reason....
05:34, 05/05/2019

Dallas residents displaced by collapsed tower crane still can't get belongings Hundreds of Dallas residents displaced by a tower crane that fell on their apartment building don't know when they will be able to retrieve their belongings....
11:51, 06/23/2019

3 residents, 6 dogs safe after east side garage fire Tucson Fire Department responded to a garage fire in the 9900 block of East Leila Drive on Friday, May 24, 2019. Courtesy: Tucson Fire Department TUCSON –Three residents and their 6 dogs safely evacuated their east side home after an early Friday mor...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Residents advised to stay hydrated with temps rising above 100 degrees TUCSON – As the temperatures rising above 100-degrees, Tucson Medical Center said starting this month, they typically see up to three patients a day for heat-related issues. “Clinical research says that (drinking eight of water glasses a ...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Residents of Norwegian island where sun doesn't set for 69 days in a row want to go 'time-free' Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn't set for 69 days of the year want to go "time-free" and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days....
21:00, 06/19/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
01:00, 06/19/2019

Angry residents bash Brooklyn community board for buying $26K SUV Ticked off Brooklyn residents slammed a local community board for spending $26,000 in public funds on an SUV at a meeting Tuesday evening — the first meeting since news of the purchase was made public. About 70 people showed up Community Board 1 meet...
10:17, 06/12/2019

4 Florida residents killed in N Carolina small plane crash NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Four Florida residents and two dogs are dead after their private plane dropped off the radar and crashed into a wooded area of central North Carolina. North Carolina’s State Highway Patrol said Saturday the four victims l...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Some Iowa towns have been underwater for weeks. The big question: Will residents come back? Weeks after Missouri River floodwaters inundated entire towns, some Iowa communities long in decline have begun to confront the challenge that lies ahead.        ...
00:17, 05/01/2019

Japan's Kagoshima City Orders 600,000 Residents Into Evacuation Centres Japan's southern city of Kagoshima on Wednesday ordered its nearly 600,000 residents to take shelter in evacuation centres and other safe areas as torrential rains threatened landslides and other......
12:51, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
22:17, 07/16/2019

Southampton residents clash with Native Americans over huge monuments The Shinnecock Indian Nation is trying to show the leaders of tony Southampton that hedgerows for billionaires aren’t the only tall things that can go up on the East End....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Can you picture yourself living on an Irish island? Arranmore is recruiting new residents The Irish island of Arranmore is writing letters asking Americans to consider moving there to boost its dwindling population.       ...
02:51, 06/15/2019

OPP and MNRF warn residents after reported bear sightings in Midland Southern Georgian Bay OPP and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) are warning residents about bears after an adult black bear and cub were spotted in Midland in the early morning hours of Friday....
07:00, 06/15/2019

"Sounded Like A Gunshot": Plane Crashes Into House, Residents Stunned A neighbourhood was left shocked after a small plane crashed into a house in Danbury, Connecticut. Footage of the incident shows the glider stuck on the roof of the Golden Hill Avenue home....
14:00, 06/05/2019

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high school....
19:00, 06/17/2019

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
09:17, 07/13/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
04:34, 05/28/2019

Residents say planned FiDi theater will bring unwanted rowdiness A popular theater company called Sleep No More is planning to expand into the Financial District — and worried local residents say the prospect is costing them shut-eye....
23:34, 05/27/2019

Residents at a 55+ living complex in Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced (KUSA)   Residents at a 55+ living complex in Louisville, Colorado are upset about a new noise ban being enforced. The ban restricts all loud conversation, laughter and television sound in common areas of the complex. Some residents are outraged by t...
10:34, 07/12/2019

Assisted Living Residents Get Special Visitor From Newport Aquarium SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A group of senior citizens in Georgetown received a special visitor from the Newport Aquarium Thursday. The residents at Hometown Manor Assisted Living waited months for the experience to meet Blueberry the Penguin. ...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Residents Warned After Counterfeit Cash Found In Christian County CHRISTIAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — The Christian County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents to be on the lookout for counterfeit money, after four phony $100 bills were found. Authorities said the fake money was discovered Friday in H...
15:00, 05/11/2019

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the residents of the country's last opposition-held province....
13:17, 05/31/2019

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
00:51, 07/04/2019

| Libya conflict: Tripoli residents feel the pinch in Ramadan For Muslims, Ramadan is a month of mercy and forgiveness, but Libyans in Tripoli are worried if there is no ceasefire imposed it could become a month of more suffering and hardship....
10:34, 05/07/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
20:34, 05/11/2019

Mexico capital advises residents to stay inside due to fires Mexico City's government warned people Sunday to remain indoors as forest and brush fires carpeted the metropolis in a smoky haze that has alarmed even many of those accustomed to living with nagging air pollution....
02:17, 05/13/2019

Weathering months of flooding, residents fear Mississippi town will never be the same Some homes in the Mississippi Delta have been flooded since February. Damage could total tens of millions of dollars.        ...
22:34, 06/27/2019

Residents on Tucson’s west side rejoice over new speed humps TUCSON – Pop the champagne, it is a celebration here on McMillan Street as new bumps are in the road. “I decided I wasn’t going to run any errands this morning because this was too exciting. I had to wait 10 years for this and every...
06:17, 06/28/2019

UES residents want noisy, star-studded Vaucluse nightclub shut down Ever since nightlife guru Omar Hernandez opened his “lounge” inside the bistro Vaucluse at 575 Park Ave., residents of the luxury co-op The Beekman have been plagued by noise and vibrations, the building owners claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit....
15:51, 06/30/2019

Hong Kong residents with UK passports seek right to live in Britain Samson Ling may have a British passport, but it offers him no route out of Hong Kong to a life in London as protests grow against an extradition bill that many see as an example of growing Chinese influence in the financial hub....
17:00, 06/28/2019

Residents worried after island washes up just metres from homes in Île-Bizard The waves or the debris they bring could breach the dikes and flood properties. It's why neighbors want to build a wave barrier that will protect most of the homes....
12:17, 05/12/2019

5.4-Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Has Californians on Their Toes The strongest of hundreds of aftershocks jolted Southern California on Friday morning, the day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in Los Angeles and elsewhere....
18:51, 07/05/2019

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
11:00, 06/16/2019

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
09:17, 06/17/2019

Earthquake in southwestern Japan causes no apparent damage TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has shaken part of southwestern Japan but appeared to cause no damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued no tsunami warning though it said there might be slight sea level changes. The quake Friday morning ...
05:00, 05/10/2019

4.3 magnitude earthquake hits San Francisco area A magnitude 4.3 earthquake reportedly shook San Francisco area Tuesday afternoon less than two weeks after the two large earthquakes hit Southern California....
08:51, 07/17/2019

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake The strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rocked the region Thursday, igniting fires and triggering a hospital evacuation.        ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Stand-up comedian Atsuko Okatsuka keeps set going right through an earthquake In times of crisis, we all hope that we would be able to remain calm instead of the more common response of widespread panic. But comedian Atsuko Okatsuka took things to the next level during the recent California earthquake at The Ice House in Pasad...
18:51, 07/17/2019

Colin Cowherd experienced his first earthquake on live TV Colin Cowherd paused his sports talk show Thursday when an earthquake in Southern California caused his desk to shake.       ...
05:34, 07/05/2019

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. (July 4)   ...
14:51, 07/05/2019

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks fr...
06:34, 05/30/2019

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
15:51, 06/12/2019

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece on Friday, causing frightened residents to run into the capital’s streets and damaging several buildings. Authorities said four people were hospitalized with...
20:17, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Strong aftershock follows California earthquake LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Southern California’s strongest earthquake in 20 years (all times local): 7:05 a.m. A vigorous aftershock sequence is following the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years. A magnitude 5.4 qu...
21:17, 07/05/2019

Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand, Nicobar Islands: IMD An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale hit Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in the wee hours of Saturday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD)....
01:34, 05/18/2019

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
18:17, 07/14/2019

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
15:00, 05/26/2019

No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Violent earthquake hits Papua New Guinea A powerful earthquake has struck an island chain off Papua New Guinea's north coast. A tsunami warning was briefly issued but later lifted. The extent of any damage was expected to become clear after sunrise....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Mystics-Aces game postponed due to earthquake. The game between the surging Washington Mystics and the Las Vegas Aces was postponed because of an earthquake that struck Southern California       ...
07:36, 07/06/2019

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
22:00, 06/18/2019

7.3 earthquake strikes Indonesia, shakes Australia A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin....
12:00, 06/24/2019

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
04:00, 07/06/2019

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 12, Injures Over 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured on Tuesday as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
11:00, 06/18/2019

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last we...
10:00, 07/14/2019

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned there could be damage and casualties. It says the ea...
19:51, 06/17/2019

Peru earthquake leaves one dead and several injured One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
21:34, 05/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the plight of migrants in Libya; war rules violations in Syria; human rights in Australia and the Philippin...
21:34, 06/07/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allies leading by a large margin, indicating that domestic support for his administration remains strong ...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other countries are challenging China's assertions of sovereignty....
11:17, 06/01/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of people. ...
20:17, 06/28/2019

Roughly half of Pikangikum residents now evacuated as forest fire burns The commander of Pikangikum's emergency operations centre said on Friday that around 2,000 of the First Nation's approximately 4,000 residents have been moved to Regina and other host communities in Ontario....
01:00, 07/13/2019

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
07:17, 06/12/2019

As Cameras Track Detroit’s Residents, a Debate Ensues Over Racial Bias Studies have shown that facial recognition software can return more false matches for African-Americans than for white people, a sign of what experts call “algorithmic bias.”...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Residents prepare court challenge over redevelopment of London gasworks site Campaigners escalate health protest over brownfield development in SouthallResidents are preparing a legal challenge to the redevelopment of a former gasworks in Southall, west London. The move follows two years of complaints to Ealing council, devel...
10:17, 07/07/2019

India Grapples With a Water Shortage as City Residents Reach Their Limits As severe flooding forces millions of people from their homes in northern India, residents in the south of the country are facing a different kind of water crisis: drought. On July 12, a train carrying 2.5 million liters of water arrived in the city ...
13:34, 07/18/2019

Heat Wave Bakes Central, Eastern US; Residents Go To "Cooling Centres" A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with......
08:17, 07/21/2019

Dallas crane collapse probed as apartment residents forced to relocate Hundreds of apartment residents will be forced to relocate in Dallas after a powerful windstorm toppled a crane onto the building, killing one woman and injuring five others....
17:51, 06/11/2019

Istanbul residents vote in mayoral re-run, in key test for Turkish democracy, Erdogan More than 10 million Istanbul residents will vote on Sunday in a re-run of a mayoral election that has become a referendum on President Tayyip Erdogan's policies and a test of Turkey's ailing democracy....
05:00, 06/23/2019

The sweet-and-sour life of Chinese residents in Italy's fashion capital In Milan, Chinese finger food is becoming such a trend that its Chinatown is reportedly the country's fastest growing real estate area. This zesty neighborhood is an example of the collaboration between China and Italy....
02:51, 07/16/2019

Park Slope residents labeled hypocrites for protesting homeless shelter Residents of liberal Park Slope are angrily ramping up their battle to block two towering new homeless shelters in their midst — but other locals are blasting them as hypocrites....
01:51, 06/16/2019

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Houston residents spot alligator swimming with a knife sticking out of its skull For residents of many southern U.S. states, alligator sightings are a common occurrence. The large reptiles love bodies of water of all sizes, and it’s not unusual to see one or several of them hanging out in ponds and lakes, but one particular...
18:00, 06/16/2019

Pima County asks residents to take flood-prone areas survey TUCSON – Pima County Regional Flood Control District is asking for your input ahead of Monsoon 2019. They developed an online survey asking residents to share their knowledge of the flood-prone areas they live and work in and travel through. RELATED:...
20:51, 06/14/2019

Phoenix residents boo police, demand reforms after child shoplifter incident Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll....
12:17, 06/19/2019

US Residents Demand Climate Action, As Long As It Doesn't Cost Much: Poll Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take "aggressive" action to combat climate change - but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a......
23:17, 06/26/2019

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
10:51, 07/12/2019

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
18:34, 07/02/2019

‘We don’t trust you!’: After fatal police shooting, black residents confront Buttigieg A meeting convened in the wake of a fatal police shooting quickly descended into chaos as the South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate was heckled and booed....
22:34, 06/24/2019

Thousands of New York residents without power for hours after city-wide outage Electricity was restored to customers and businesses in midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side by around midnight, according to a statement from the utility....
17:17, 07/14/2019

Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor protest against ruling Kurdish militia: residents Arabs in Syria's Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S.-allied Kurdish militia that controls the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, residents, protesters and tribal chiefs said on Sunday....
03:00, 04/29/2019

Texas bill allows residents to carry guns for a week after natural disasters A new bill narrowly approved by the Texas Senate would allow residents of the state to carry handguns — open or concealed — for a full week in the wake of a natural disaster, according to a new report. House Bill 1177 passed with a 16-to-...
19:00, 05/27/2019

N.B. officials urge caution as some residents return to flood-damaged homes The province is also encouraging New Brunswickers to register damages to their homes, promoting the disaster financial assistance program announced on Friday....
21:51, 05/04/2019

Hamptons residents battle luxury helicopter ‘shuttle’ service from NYC over noise A new luxury helicopter “shuttle” that sells rides from Manhattan to the Hamptons is set to soar next month — but the noisy service isn’t gonna fly, residents who live below the route said Friday. The private aviation firm Wheels Up is hawking a $995...
20:34, 05/10/2019

Tornado in Jefferson City: Residents take to social media after powerful storm After a tornado ripped through Jefferson City, Mo. early Thursday morning, residents have flooded social media with images and video showing the wrath of the storm....
10:17, 05/23/2019

Brooklyn apartment residents revolt against plan for face-tracking cameras  Atlantic Plaza Towers is an apartment complex in Brooklyn where the landlord has been making preparations to add another layer to existing security elements that include cameras, security guards and key fobs that govern access to the complex. The new...
04:17, 05/31/2019

‘The 66 pounds are a killer’: Volunteers needed to help Île-Bizard residents clear sandbags Thousands of sandbags that were used to protect Île-Bizard residents from floodwaters need to moved to the side of the road to be collected by the city....
23:51, 06/01/2019

'They've been killing us for too long': Louisiana residents march in coalition against 'death alley' Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursday, demanding environmental justice for a region be...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Flood warning issued for Mud Lake, two years after residents airlifted to safety A flood warning has been put in place for the Labrador community of Mud Lake, two years after people were airlifted out of the community as it was hit by unexpected rising waters....
17:51, 05/19/2019

Anti-Kurdish protests grow in Syria's Deir al-Zor: residents, locals Arab inhabitants of Syria's Deir al-Zor began a third week of protests against Kurdish rule, the largest wave of unrest to sweep the oil-rich region since the U.S.-backed forces took over the territory from Islamic State nearly 18 months ago, residen...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Syrian government captures strategic town from rebels-residents, war monitor The Syrian has government captured the town of Qalaat al-Madiq in northwest Syria, some of its residents and a war monitor said on Thursday, as it pushes into the biggest remaining rebel territory under a massive bombardment....
17:00, 05/09/2019

Hurricane Harbor Phoenix offering special deal for Tucson residents TUCSON – With the 90-degree heat starting to melt its way to the Old Pueblo, Six Flags is offering a special promotion to help Tucsonans to stay cool this summer. After kicking off its opening weekend in March, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoeni...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastru...
00:34, 07/07/2019

California assessing damage after biggest earthquake in 20 years A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
00:00, 07/07/2019

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake strikes near Iraq's Sulaimaniya: USGS A magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck near the Iraqi Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Local medics said no injuries were reported and officials said there was no significant material damage....
16:00, 05/11/2019

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning was issued....
19:00, 07/14/2019

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
11:00, 05/28/2019

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
02:51, 06/06/2019

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
01:17, 07/07/2019

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
22:34, 07/07/2019

2 hurt as magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes northern Panama A strong earthquake has struck a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica, causing some wooden porches to collapse and products to shake from store shelves and injuring at least two people...
04:00, 05/13/2019

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
22:00, 07/14/2019

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
07:17, 06/23/2019

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastr...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
08:17, 06/19/2019

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokesman for the national civil security service. He sa...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan on Tuesday night, and officials warned of a tsunami up to one meter (3.3 feet) high along parts of the coast. Japan’s Meteorological Agency said the quake registered magnitude 6.8 ...
17:17, 06/18/2019

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8) &#...
12:34, 07/08/2019

Papua New Guinea earthquake triggers tsunami alert A powerful earthquake measuring magnitude 7.5 struck Papua New Guinea today, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) away....
18:17, 05/14/2019

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea Island A violent 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck an island chain off the north coast of Papua New Guinea late Tuesday, knocking out power and sending residents fleeing for safety....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
12:34, 07/07/2019

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador, tsunami possible SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — 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 say a tsunami is possible. The U.S. Geological Survey reported ...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
11:34, 06/17/2019

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A disaster official says a strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes. The magnitude 7.3 quake on Sunday was centered 166 kilometers (103 miles) southeast of Ternate, the...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
08:34, 05/22/2019

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Seafloor survey confirms earthquake risk near Istanbul By analyzing shifts in the seafloor, scientists were able to confirm, for the first time, the presence of significant tectonic strain along the North Anatolian fault in the Sea of Marmara....
19:17, 07/09/2019

| WATCH: Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW....
09:34, 07/05/2019

WNBA looking at dates to makeup game suspended by earthquake The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California       ...
10:51, 07/09/2019

Mystics-Aces game in Las Vegas postponed because of earthquake The surging Mystics, winners of five straight, were leading 51-36 at halftime when their game was suspended after an earthquake struck Southern California....
14:51, 07/06/2019

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for afterschocks....
17:00, 07/19/2019

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t ...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy w...
01:17, 07/05/2019

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake: KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Californians jolted by aftershock following strongest earthquake in 25 years A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. The country’s meteorological institut...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and wa...
17:17, 05/26/2019

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was ...
07:34, 06/24/2019

7.1 magnitude earthquake in California rocks buildings - video A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday, resulting in fires, damaged buildings and roads, and swaying rollercoasters. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 magnitude quake on 4 July, was the most powerful in the region for 2...
01:00, 07/07/2019

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 m...
12:17, 05/26/2019

Large earthquake off Indonesia felt in northern Australia A deep earthquake in the Banda Sea shook parts of Indonesia, East Timor and Australia. The giant tremor did not cause a tsunami and there no initial reports of major damage or injury....
09:51, 06/24/2019

USGS: Magnitude-6.4 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.4 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at a depth of 10 kilometers and its e...
10:34, 06/14/2019

‘Thank a Cop Day’ in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Taking place during National Police Week, “Thank a Cop Day” is Thursday, May 16. Created by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation, the day is used to recognize and thank our local law enforcement officers. Partner...
08:17, 05/16/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and the Philippines, along with other issues of global concern, such as violence and discrimination aga...
11:17, 07/13/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or law” and must cease immediately, said a statement issued by a group of her fellow experts on Wednes...
16:34, 05/01/2019

5.3 magnitude quake shakes Greek capital, sends residents to the streets in fear A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators....
22:51, 07/19/2019

'Steps for peace': Oakland residents take stand against gun violence after 36th death this year Dozens gather two days after shooting as Operation Ceasefire program helps save livesTwo days after 66-year-old Thomas Romerson was fatally shot near a church in Oakland, California, community members gathered near the site of the shooting to take a ...
18:34, 06/21/2019

As protests expand reach, Hong Kong residents demand right to vote for leaders Organizers rallied demonstrators around calls for universal suffrage, the latest indication of how the movement has grown to include broader demands — all squarely pointed at Beijing’s influence....
19:17, 07/14/2019

Highway 16 reopens, residents return home as wildfire burns west of Edson Highway 16 west of Edson, Alta. reopened early Monday morning and residents who were forced from their homes Sunday have been allowed to return as a wildfire continues to burn west of the town....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Italy: Taranto residents rise up to stop air pollution claiming local lives Parents in the southern Italian city of Taranto are taking on the Arcelor Mittal Italia steelworks they say is polluting the air and killing their children....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Residents of America’s Cancer Town confront chemical plant owner in Japan Residents of Reserve, Louisiana, met with environmental groups and stakeholders in Denka in their campaign for clean airResidents of Reserve, Louisiana, have travelled to Tokyo to confront the executives and shareholders of a Japanese company which r...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Kingston WW2 bomb: "Controlled detonation" leaves residents' windows shattered Residents in south west London have expressed concerns over damage caused to their homes from the controlled detonation of a World War Two bomb found nearby....
15:51, 05/27/2019

Mayor Pete turned around South Bend, but some black residents feel left behind Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg boasts on the campaign trail about the economic transformation of South Bend, Indiana, during his seven years as mayor....
23:17, 07/03/2019

Residents fight plans for new concrete plant near Olympic Park over air quality fears An east London community is fighting plans for a concrete factory close to their homes amid complaints their air is already being blighted by dust clouds from an existing plant....
17:34, 05/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg Meets a Firestorm of Criticism From Black South Bend Residents Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, IN and 2020 presidential hopeful, has been under fire in recent days after a white police officer in South Bend shot and killed a 54-year-old black man. Buttigieg faced his constituents at a town hall on Sund...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do somethin...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Bernie Sanders promises help for family farms, rural residents on trip to Iowa U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders unveiled a plan on Sunday to help family farmers and rural residents, promising to break up corporate agricultural monopolies and invest heavily in social and economic programs in struggling rural communitie...
23:51, 05/05/2019

Wild Elephant Walks Down Guwahati Street, Stops Traffic; Residents Panic A wild elephant went astray from Amchang Wildlife Sanctuary on into Six Mile in Assam's Guwahati and created panic among the residents today in the evening. For an hour, the animal stalled traffic on......
21:17, 04/30/2019

Alberta wildfires: High Level residents unable to return home this weekend Uncertain winds and safety concerns mean the re-entry plan into High Level, after residents were forced from their homes by wildfire nearly two weeks ago, will have to be re-evaluated....
04:51, 06/02/2019

French authorities advise residents to test for lead after Notre Dame fire Paris health authorities are recommending that children and pregnant women take blood tests to screen for lead amid fears pollution from the Notre Dame fire infected surrounding neighborhoods....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Arkansas residents assess damage after historic flooding, shift focus to rebuilding After historic flooding in Arkansas left communities underwater, many people and families who evacuated are finally able to make their way back by boat to assess the damage....
01:34, 06/10/2019

KYEM, FEMA Conducting Series Of Earthquake Drills In Kentucky FRANKFORT, Ky – Local and national emergency officials are conducting a series of earthquake drills in Kentucky. The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM), in partnership with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and our local, state...
03:17, 06/03/2019

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Panama area near Costa Rica MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong earthquake has struck as a lightly populated area of Panama near its border with Costa Rica. There are no immediate reports of damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a 6.1 preliminary magnitude ...
22:17, 05/12/2019

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
12:00, 06/24/2019

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from quake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the city centre have been evacuated after a 7.2 magnitude ea...
15:17, 06/24/2019

1 Killed, Dozens Injured As 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said....
20:00, 07/08/2019

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Panama Leaves One Injured, Minor Damage A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring one person and causing minor damage to businesses and homes, the Central American country's president said....
05:17, 05/13/2019

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
00:34, 07/11/2019

Mexico arrests owner of school devastated by 2017 earthquake Mexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a Mexico City school that collapsed during a devastating 2017 earthquake, killing 19 children and seven adults, authorities said on Saturday....
01:34, 05/12/2019

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
01:00, 07/08/2019

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake th...
15:00, 07/07/2019

1 Dead, 26 Injured As Strong 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Peru A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring......
04:34, 05/28/2019

Earthquake-resistant paint could help brick buildings survive tremors Brick buildings could be made more earthquake resilient with a glass fibre paint. It improves their overall strength and helps them flex during shakes....
19:00, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-No impact from Broome earthquake on Australia oil, gas, port operations Oil and gas operations onshore and offshore Western Australia were unaffected by a magnitude 6.6 earthquake that struck off the northern coast of the state on Sunday, the country's offshore petroleum safety regulator and companies said....
09:00, 07/15/2019

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
17:51, 05/25/2019

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
06:17, 07/16/2019

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
09:34, 05/25/2019

California Struck By 7.1 Earthquake, Home Shifted, Roads Cracked Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
17:18, 07/06/2019

4.0 magnitude earthquake in Lake Erie rattles northeast Ohio Residents of the Buckeye State got an extra jolt to their Monday morning when an earthquake rattled parts of the state, overwhelming some 911 dispatch centers....
19:00, 06/10/2019

Colin Cowherd reacts on air as 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles Just before a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday shook Southern California, Colin Cowherd was talking about the Browns. In fact, Cowherd had just mentioned the names of ex-Giants Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon before abruptly pausing. “...
00:34, 07/05/2019

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen coun...
17:17, 07/14/2019

From Disneyland to Dodger Stadium: Videos capture second earthquake in California Videos posted on social media show pools overflowing and lamps swinging during a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California.        ...
22:34, 07/06/2019

Kentucky Hosts Regional Earthquake Drill To Test Responses FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Officials in Kentucky are among those in eight states taking part in a 10-day earthquake preparedness event. It’s being called the largest full-scale exercise in a decade. “Hopefully we won’t ever exp...
04:34, 06/04/2019

A Powerful Earthquake Triggered a Tsunami Alert in Papua New Guinea (CANBERRA, Australia) — A powerful earthquake struck Papua New Guinea late Tuesday evening, triggering a tsunami alert for coastal areas up to 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake measured magnitude 7.5 a...
18:34, 05/14/2019

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan, prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than 3 feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck Tuesday night off the western coast of Yamagata,...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
14:51, 06/18/2019

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China....
19:51, 06/17/2019

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
08:17, 05/28/2019

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy CAMERINO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet Sunday to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he gave encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes...
14:34, 06/16/2019

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
11:34, 06/16/2019

A hot and breezy day in Southern Arizona TUCSON – Today we’ll see the hottest daytime high temperatures so far this year. High clouds continue to spread across the region and they will thin out overnight. A ridge of high pressure is parked aloft, and this brought extremely hot c...
04:34, 06/14/2019

320 more troops to be sent to U.S. southern border Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan approved Monday to send an additional 320 military troops to the southern border to provide humanitarian support....
10:17, 04/30/2019

A Wood-Carved Statue of Melania Trump Has Been Unveiled in Her Hometown. Local Residents Are Bemused A new monument to Melania Trump has been erected in her hometown of Sevnica, Slovenia, and its creators are calling it the first public statue in commemoration of her. The idea came to Brad Downey, an artist from Kentucky currently based in Berlin ac...
21:34, 07/06/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying hard to achieve....
02:51, 05/24/2019

Residents in Connecticut town nervously wait as search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos drags into day 8 Residents in an affluent Connecticut town rocked by the disappearance of a mother of five tried to keep it "business as usual" Saturday despite grim reminders that things may never be the same again. ...
15:17, 06/01/2019

Kenya Airways stowaway: Residents tell of horror after body falls from plane into garden near sunbather Residents in an affluent area of south London have told of their horror after the body of a stowaway fell from a jet and crashed down into a back garden yards from a sunbather....
12:51, 07/02/2019

Pete Buttigieg Faces the Ire of Black South Bend Residents After Fatal Police Shooting Through the early days of the 2020 presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has had trouble getting black voters to come to his events. That was not the case on Sunday—but then again, this wasn’t a campaign stop....
19:51, 06/24/2019

Queens residents shocked ‘quiet’ neighbor charged in Times Square terror plot The Queens man charged with hatching a disturbing plot to shoot up Times Square is a “quiet” guy whom neighbors barely knew, they said on Friday. Residents of the predominately Muslim neighborhood in Jackson Heights were floored to learn ...
23:00, 06/07/2019

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
22:34, 06/14/2019

Owner of Mexico City school where 26 died in 2017 earthquake is arrested Authorities act on tip-off to arrest Monica García at restaurantExperts: school fell under weight of floors without right supportMexican police have arrested on manslaughter charges the owner of a school in Mexico City that collapsed during a devasta...
02:34, 05/12/2019

Tsunami alert issued after strong earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea A tsunami alert that warned of "hazardous" waves was issued for Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands after a powerful earthquake rattled the region late Tuesday....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Northeast China coal mine accident kills nine, injures 10 after earthquake ** A coal mine accident in China's northeastern Jilin province on late Sunday left nine dead and 10 injured, said a local district government in a statement...
10:34, 06/10/2019

U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador MEXICO CITY (AP) — U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck off the coast of El Salvador....
14:00, 05/30/2019

Why the July 4 earthquake didn't trigger a ShakeAlert LA early warning notification The nation's first publicly available earthquake early warning mobile app was launched earlier this year as part of a pilot program designed to give Los Angeles County residents a few seconds of warning before the shaking, NBC reports....
16:51, 07/05/2019

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The s...
18:17, 07/05/2019

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea, No Early Damage Reports A powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Papua New Guinea on Tuesday at a depth of 127 kilometers (80 miles), officials said, although there were no immediate reports of damage....
02:34, 05/07/2019

Best places to see the northern (and southern) lights If seeing the aurora borealis or aurora australis is on your bucket list, some careful planning will increase your odds. Here’s what you need to know.        ...
16:51, 04/30/2019

Iraq's southern oil exports at 3.5 mln bpd so far in May, official says Iraq's oil exports from its southern ports have reached 3.5 million barrels a day (bpd) crude oil as of Saturday, South Oil Company chief Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters....
13:51, 05/18/2019

Mario Kart VR comes to Southern California Mario fans in Orange County are in luck. Mario Kart VR is in Irvine for the next stop in its US tour. The game launched on June 12th at VR Zone Portal Irvine, located at the K1 Speed entertainment center. Players will get the chance to hop inside a M...
05:51, 06/18/2019

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
11:51, 06/05/2019