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Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global ...

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action

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Pope Francis urges unity on first Romania trip The pope called on Romanians to stand together and reject hate at the start of his first trip to the Orthodox majority country. Tensions persist over communist-era confiscations of Catholic properties....
03:17, 06/01/2019

Pope Francis urges migrant-skeptic Bulgaria to welcome refugees Although Pope Francis wants the Balkan nation to open its hearts and homes to migrants, there is considerable opposition to refugees in Bulgaria. Ties with the Catholic Church are also not warm....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis Urges Hairdressers To Cut Gossip, Work In "Christian Style" Pope Francis on Monday welcomed hairdressers, hairstylists and beauticians to the Vatican but warned them not to indulge in gossip while feathering locks or painting fingernails....
20:51, 04/29/2019

Pope Francis Goes to Africa, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
10:34, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis Arrives in Mozambique, With Renewed Focus on Poverty and Climate After years spent grappling with the clergy sex abuse crisis and tussling with conservative clergy, in Africa Francis gets to be the pope he wanted to be....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis launches trip to three African nations affected by climate change Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty will be on the agenda in talks with leaders....
04:34, 09/05/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a climate emergency, a decision hailed by the Swedish teenage environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg...
13:34, 05/10/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protesters demonstrated for days, causing road closures and transit chaos....
02:34, 05/02/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid and dramatic action" to protect the environment for generations to come....
01:00, 05/02/2019

Australian Medical Association declares climate change a health emergency Exclusive: AMA points to ‘clear scientific evidence indicating severe impacts for our patients and communities’The Australian Medical Association has formally declared climate change a health emergency, pointing to “clear scientific evidence indicati...
01:01, 09/03/2019

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency....
19:17, 09/01/2019

Bernie Sanders Releases $16 Trillion Climate Plan That Declares Issue a National Emergency (PARADISE, Calif.) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a $16.3 trillion climate plan Thursday that builds on the Green New Deal and calls for the United States to move to renewable energy across the economy by 2050 and d...
11:51, 08/23/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
06:51, 05/09/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to take action...
11:51, 04/29/2019

'Act now with ambition and urgency' to tackle the world’s ‘grave climate emergency’, UN chief urges UAE meeting The world is facing “a grave climate emergency”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a climate meeting in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital of Abu Dhabi on Sunday, urging all participants to “seize this opportunity to take bold climate actio...
19:51, 06/30/2019

New York City Council declares climate emergency: Clean energy is 'vital to our future' The New York City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution declaring a climate emergency, making it the largest U.S. city to do so.        ...
06:17, 06/28/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, putting him at odds with the Trump administration which has often dismissed the issue....
06:00, 06/13/2019

Here’s Pope Francis’ big change to the ‘Our Father’ Lead us not into mistranslation. Pope Francis officially approved a change to the most famous prayer in Christianity. It’s the prayer Jesus taught followers to pray and one of the few things that unites 2.2 billion Christians across the globe. ...
01:51, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis to Appoint 13 New Cardinals The pope named 13 men whom he would appoint as cardinals next month, with the choices highlighting some of his signature concerns: the developing world, relations with Islam and advocacy for migrants....
21:51, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis: ‘I Pray There Are No Schisms’ In an airborne news conference, Francis said that his conservative critics denounce him for saying the same things as Pope — now Saint — John Paul II, whom they adored....
22:35, 09/10/2019

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring a ‘hit man’ Pope Francis denounced abortion as similar to mob-style murder. “Is it licit to throw away a life to resolve a problem?” he said at a Saturday conference in Vatican City. “Is it licit to hire a hit man to resolve a problem?” Francis added that aborti...
20:17, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis donates $500,000 to help migrants in Mexico Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to help migrants in Mexico, offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic necessities....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Pope Francis 'not afraid' of schism with US Catholics The pope has responded to attacks from conservative Catholics who criticize his stance on social issues and climate change. He accused some of stabbing him in the back....
06:51, 09/11/2019

As Pope Francis Champions Migrants, Some Cardinals Court the Far Right Clerics who see the pontiff as dangerously inclusive have been lending public support — and the church’s imprimatur — to anti-migration politicians like Italy’s Matteo Salvini....
11:51, 06/22/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in lift for 25 minutes at Vatican Pontiff apologises for arriving late to St Peter’s Square and says he was freed by firefightersPope Francis has said he got stuck in a lift for 25 minutes at the Vatican and had to be rescued by firefighters.The pontiff apologised to the faithful gat...
14:17, 09/01/2019

A Clash of Worldviews as Pope Francis and Putin Meet Again A meeting between Russia’s president, seen as the spiritual strongman of European nationalists, and the pope, a moral voice against populism, comes amid an ideological divide in the West....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis gets trapped in broken Vatican elevator ​Pope Francis was late for his weekly address on Sunday after he got stuck in an elevator for 25 minutes and had to be rescued by firefighters. He apologized to the thousands who had gathered in St. Peter’s Square for being late. “Dear br...
19:17, 09/01/2019

Pope Francis decrees new law to fight sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis introduced a major change in Catholic law Thursday, requiring all priests and nuns worldwide to report incidents of sex abuse and attempts to cover them up....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greece....
21:34, 05/07/2019

| Million turn out for Pope Francis Madagascar mass An estimated one million people gathered at Madagascar's Soamandrakizay stadium in the capital on Sunday to hear Pope Francis say mass on the second leg of his three-nation African tour....
14:51, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis praises historic Trump-Kim meeting at the DMZ "In the last few hours we saw in Korea a good example of the culture of encounter," the pontiff told thousands of people gathered in St. Peter's square for his weekly address and blessing....
02:51, 07/01/2019

Pope Francis says migrants are people, not a social issue ROME — Pope Francis has prayed for migrants in a special Mass, saying they are people and not just a social issue. The Mass, celebrated in St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday, marked the sixth anniversary of the pope’s visit to the Italian island of Lampe...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Pope Francis intends to visit Iraq in 2020 In a Vatican audience, the pope reiterated his desire to visit Baghdad, despite security concerns. He also called out Western hypocrisy for claiming to promote peace while selling weapons abroad....
00:17, 06/11/2019

Pope Francis Denies He Knew of Abuse by McCarrick In an interview published by the Vatican’s news outlet, Francis directly denied any prior knowledge of sexual misconduct by the former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick....
01:00, 05/29/2019

Madagascar: Pope Francis holds mass for 1 million The pontiff has urged the crowd to build history "in complete respect for the earth and its gifts." Around 1 million people gathered to hear Francis say mass in the Malagasy capital....
21:34, 09/08/2019

Pope Francis hails peace in postwar Mozambique The leader of the Catholic Church has urged Mozambique's political leaders to uphold peace and tone down divisive rhetoric. The country is hoping to avert political violence in the run-up to elections slated for October....
08:34, 09/06/2019

Pope Francis on delicate mission in Orthodox Bulgaria The pontiff is visiting Bulgaria, which could prove a touchy affair, as the country’s Orthodox Church is not on the best of terms with Rome. But he is popular with the people in both countries....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Pope Francis issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and report cases where abuse had been covered up. The law doesn't completely meet the demands of victims' groups....
15:00, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis Compares Abortion to Hiring a ‘Hitman’ and Says It Is Never Acceptable (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis said Saturday that abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or likely to die, and urged doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. Speaking to a Vatican-sp...
15:51, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Issues New Church Law Regarding Clergy Sex Abuse. Victims Say It’s Not Enough (VATICAN CITY) — Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking new church law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities, in a new effort to hold...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Conservative Catholic group wants Pope Francis denounced as a heretic "We take this measure as a last resort to respond to the accumulating harm caused by Pope Francis's words and actions over several years, which have given rise to one of the worst crises in the history of the Catholic Church," the group said in a 20-...
21:00, 05/01/2019

For Pope Francis, a Perfect Moment for an Unsettling Warning on the Environment Francis has made the case against climate change and the earth’s degradation for years. In Africa, he found a backdrop that was fitting if unnerving....
21:51, 09/07/2019

| Pope Francis wraps up Africa tour with Mauritius visit Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius on the final stop of a three-nation Africa tour where he is expected to celebrate the island nation's tolerance and diversity....
04:34, 09/10/2019

| Pope Francis orders priests and nuns to report sex abuse The Roman Catholic Church's approximately one million clergy must report all suspicions of sexual abuse by church leaders at any and all levels, Pope Francis has ordered....
12:17, 05/10/2019

Pope Francis meets with Romanian president, religious leaders Pope Francis made his first visit to Romania on Friday, aiming to mend ties with the Orthodox Church, meet with Romanian leaders and visit medieval sites....
17:17, 05/31/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina....
21:34, 05/04/2019

| Pope Francis to visit poor of Mozambique, Madagascar, Mauritius Pope Francis flies out on Wednesday for a week-long tour visiting three Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
14:17, 09/02/2019

‘Poverty is not inevitable,’ Pope Francis insists during mass in Madagascar Villagers, students and quarry workers lined the neat streets and pastel-painted doorways to greet the pope as he arrived, and thousands of children sang their hearts out for him in the village auditorium....
19:51, 09/08/2019

| Pope Francis arrives for Africa tour in violence-hit Mozambique Pope Francis arrives in Mozambique at the start of a three-nation tour of Indian Ocean African countries hard hit by poverty, conflict and natural disaster....
12:34, 09/04/2019

Pope Francis says attack at Libya migrant center intolerable Pope Francis has said that the international community shouldn’t tolerate acts of violence like the air attack that recently struck a detention center for migrants in Libya....
14:17, 07/07/2019

| Mozambicans trek from far and wide to attend mass by Pope Francis Travelling nearly 2 000km by motorbike, train, car and plane over four days to see Pope Francis may seem gruelling, but for pilgrim Davide Hilario the trek was simply a reaffirmation of his Catholic faith....
22:00, 09/05/2019

Vladimir Putin shows up late for meeting with Pope Francis Authoritarian Russian President Vladimir Putin and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio have things in common: Both men have met Pope Francis, and both seem to have trouble showing up for important meetings on time. According to reports, Putin had his third...
22:17, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis likens abortion to hiring 'hitman', says it's never acceptable Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortion to hiring a hitman and said the procedure can never be condoned, even if the unborn child is gravely sick or likely to die....
20:17, 05/25/2019

Pope Francis Changes Church Law Makes Reporting Sex Abuse Obligatory Pope Francis on Thursday passed a measure to oblige those who know about sex abuse in the Catholic Church to report it to their superiors, following a global clerical pedophilia scandal....
23:51, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis gets stuck in a Vatican elevator, rescued by firefighters “Thank God the firefighters intervened,” Pope Francis said, referring to tiny Vatican City State’s own fire department.        ...
04:51, 09/02/2019

Bulgaria Offers Chilly Welcome as Pope Francis Tries to Mend a Schism A Bulgarian Orthodox prelate likened efforts to unify the churches to welcoming the Antichrist, while some Bulgarians shrugged off the pope’s pleas on behalf of migrants....
00:51, 05/07/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the schism between the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox...
13:17, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis Decrees New Rules for Reporting Abuse, but Not Penalties The procedures, which come into force on June 1, say church leaders must investigate abuse and cover-ups and must not interfere with secular inquiries....
13:18, 05/09/2019

Pope Francis says corruption to blame for deforestation, poverty during Madagascar visit Francis made his appeal on a visit to Madagascar, the world's fourth-largest island, which research institutes and aid agencies say has lost about 44 per cent of its forest over the past 60 years, abetted by illegal exports of rosewood and ebony....
01:00, 09/08/2019

"Lung Of Forests Vital For Planet": Pope Francis On Amazon Fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
17:17, 08/25/2019

Russia's Putin Arrives An Hour Late In Meet With Pope Francis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
22:00, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis moves NYC Archbishop Sheen one step closer to sainthood Pope Francis officially recognized a miracle attributed to Sheen on Saturday, clearing the way for the beatification of the Emmy Award-winning cleric, who died in 1979....
06:51, 07/07/2019

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with him for just under an hour about a variety of issues....
23:34, 07/04/2019

Pope Francis Champions Refugees in Visit to Bulgaria, a Country Hostile to Them Francis began his first visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia on Sunday by pushing to mend the 1,000-year schism between the Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches....
17:34, 05/05/2019

Pope Francis Stuck In Elevator For 25 Minutes, Freed By Fire Brigade Pope Francis arrived late for his weekly address in St Peter's Square on Sunday, explaining that he had been stuck in an elevator in the Vatican for 25 minutes and had to be freed by firefighters....
02:51, 09/02/2019

Pope Francis decries social media, propaganda during Pentecost Mass VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has lamented what he calls today’s “culture of insults” in the world. In his homily during Pentecost Mass Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, Francis also decried that “the more we use social media,...
17:17, 06/09/2019

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
14:00, 05/29/2019

Our Father: Pope Francis approves changes to words of Lord's Prayer, reports say Instead of saying, "Lead us not into temptation," Catholics will say, Do not let us fall into temptation" during the Lord's Prayer, or Our Father.        ...
22:51, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis Arrives Late for Weekly Appearance After Getting Stuck in Vatican Elevator (VATICAN CITY) — Where’s the pope? He’s stuck in a Vatican elevator. Thousands of people who were gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the traditional Sunday on-the-dot-of-noon appearance by Pope Francis were watching for the wi...
23:51, 09/01/2019

It’s ‘an Honor if the Americans Attack Me.’ Pope Francis Acknowledges Critics Within U.S. Catholic Church (ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE) — Pope Francis acknowledged his growing opposition within the conservative right-wing of the U.S. Catholic Church and said in off-hand remarks aboard the papal plane Wednesday it is “an honor if the Americans atta...
04:34, 09/05/2019

Is Vladimir Putin's Vatican visit a prelude to Pope Francis' flight to Russia? Pope Francis meets regularly with world leaders. Once. Maybe twice. But a trio of audiences is rare. That's led to speculation over what could be behind Russian President Putin's third trip to the Vatican....
22:51, 07/03/2019

Pope Francis Says Discrimination Against Migrants ‘Is an Alarm Bell Warning’ of World’s ‘Moral Decline’ (BRUSSELS) — A day after the European Parliament elections, Pope Francis issued his annual message on migrants and said the attitude that they are the source of all of society’s ills “is an alarm bell warning of the moral decline...
18:34, 05/27/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who were living without electricity and hot water for days in a Rome building, according to local reports....
09:17, 05/13/2019

Pope Francis issues groundbreaking law requiring Catholic priests and nuns to report clergy sex abuse, cover-up Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law Thursday requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities, in a groundbreaking new effort to hold the Catholic hierar...
15:17, 05/09/2019

A Crisis Of Faith: Pope Francis Has Left The Catholic Church To Worship A Monster Truck He Saw Flatten 30 School Busses Today marks an abrupt end to the six-year reign of perhaps the most beloved and popular Pope of the modern era. On the steps of the Vatican this morning, Pope Francis announced that he is leaving the Catholic church to worship a monster truck he saw ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Pope Francis prays for migrants in special Mass, says they 'must be helped' The closed-door Mass at St. Peter's Basilica celebrated Pope Francis' sixth anniversary of his visit to the Italian island of Lampedusa.        ...
03:17, 07/09/2019

'For the children': Aide to Pope Francis went down manhole to turn power back on for homeless Cardinal Konrad Krajewski told local media that he personally turned meters back on over the weekend at the building, without power since May 6.        ...
23:51, 05/13/2019

In Africa, Pope Francis Comes Face to Face With the Future of the Church The Roman Catholic Church continues to expand in Africa, even as it faces competition from increasingly popular Pentecostal and evangelical movements....
23:00, 09/05/2019

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
06:17, 05/25/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak an international emergency Enlarge / Health workers communicate information about Ebola at an Ebola screening station on the road between Butembo and Goma on July 16, 2019, in Goma, DRC. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the n...
03:00, 07/18/2019

WHO declares international emergency over DRC Ebola outbreak The World Health Organization is calling for international support to help stop the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo from spreading...
13:34, 07/18/2019

Pope Francis: 'Poverty is not inevitable' In greeting villagers and quarry workers in Madagascar, Pope Francis gave thanks that God had “heard the cry of the poor.”        ...
20:51, 09/08/2019

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

Hawaii Governor Declares Emergency In Maui For Wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke......
12:17, 07/13/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfire Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that has forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
05:34, 07/13/2019

WHO declares Ebola outbreak is international health emergency The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo to be a "public health emergency of international concern", saying the recent risk of its spread in the city of Goma and into Uganda had increased the threat....
22:51, 07/17/2019

Russia declares emergency over huge wildfires in Siberia Raging wildfires have swallowed up an area bigger that the state of Belgium across Siberia, with smoke enveloping cities. Observers and activists slammed the Russian government for not responding earlier....
02:17, 07/31/2019

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Hawaii governor declares emergency for Maui wildfires Hawaii's governor on Friday declared an emergency on the island of Maui, where firefighters were battling a blaze that forced the evacuations of thousands of people and sent huge clouds of smoke billowing over nearby beaches....
09:17, 07/13/2019

US blacklists Huawei as Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at China's Huawei....
05:00, 05/16/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
06:34, 06/03/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.”...
18:51, 05/17/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extreme winds over the weekend....
13:00, 07/12/2019

| Chad declares emergency in east after dozens die in ethnic violence Chad's President Idriss Deby declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces, authorising summary shootings to "save the majority", after violent intercommunal clashes left dozens dead earlier this month....
20:17, 08/19/2019

Louisiana declares state of emergency as storm develops into hurricane New Orleans is already experiencing flooding and Mississippi River is forecast to reach tops of levees by FridayLouisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency as a storm in the Gulf of Mexico was fast developing into a category 1 hurricane and ...
01:51, 07/11/2019

Trump Declares National Emergency In US Citing Telecom Threats Declaring a national emergency, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order barring American companies from using telecom equipment made by firms believed to pose a "national......
12:17, 05/16/2019

Trump declares 'national emergency' to make way for Huawei ban (updated) The US government now has some pretext for outright bans on doing business with Chinese telecom firms like Huawei and ZTE. President Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency banning sales and use of telecom equipment that po...
01:17, 05/16/2019

New Mexico city of Deming declares emergency over migrant releases The small city of Deming, New Mexico has become the latest U.S. border community to declare a state of emergency after dozens of migrants were released in the town by federal authorities seeking to cope with a surge in asylum seekers coming across th...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Donald Trump declares national emergency over telecoms threats Executive order is apparent swipe at China’s Huawei companyMove bars business with firms posing national security riskDonald Trump has signed an executive order declaring a national emergency and barring US companies from using telecommunications equ...
00:34, 05/16/2019

Trump declares state of emergency for California after major earthquakes President Trump on Monday declared a state of emergency in California, paving the way for federal aid after two major earthquakes rattled the state last week. ...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Houston braces for more flooding; Louisiana declares state of emergency After a one day break from heavy rain, water-logged Houston braced for another round from a lingering storm system that has prompted the governor of Louisiana to declare a state of emergency.        ...
00:34, 05/12/2019

Pope urges Balkans to embrace diversity Pope Francis has delivered prayers and speeches in North Macedonia, the birthplace of Mother Theresa. He has urged for unity in a country struggling with deepening political division....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Mexico City declares environment emergency as fires hurt air quality Mexico authorities declared an environmental emergency on Tuesday for metropolitan Mexico City, one of the world's most populous megalopolises, as smoke from nearby wildfires pushed pollution to levels deemed potentially harmful to human health....
01:17, 05/15/2019

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Oklahoma reels, Missouri declares state of emergency from storm, floods Dozens of people were rescued from rising floodwaters and felled trees that smashed homes and blocked roadways in Oklahoma, as severe storms unleashing tornadoes and heavy rain roared through the central United States on Tuesday....
01:17, 05/22/2019

Trump administration declares emergency in violence-plagued rural Alaska U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation's worst rates of sexual assault, child abuse and other violent crimes....
02:00, 06/29/2019

Louisiana declares state of emergency after cybercriminals attack school districts It's an escalation of a problem that has plagued states and cities in the past year, including Atlanta, Baltimore, several cities in Florida, and others throughout the country....
20:17, 07/26/2019

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over...
22:51, 07/17/2019

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

Canadian capital of Ottawa declares state of emergency as waters swell Rising waters were prompting further evacuations in central Canada on Thursday, with the mayor of the country's capital, Ottawa, declaring a state of emergency and Quebec authorities warning that a hydroelectric dam was at risk of breaking....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Florida ahead of Hurricane Dorian President Trump on Friday declared a state of emergency in Florida as the state prepares for Hurricane Dorian. The president ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local efforts responding to the hurricane, which is expected to strengthen...
20:17, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Traveling pope urges ‘revolution of charity’ SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ trip to Bulgaria (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Pope Francis called for a “revolution of charity” based on God’s love while celebrating his first Mass in the majority Orthodox n...
17:00, 05/05/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer: Head of Catholic church changes 'lead us not into temptation' line The translation of a line in the Lord's Prayer has been changed by The Pope after he signalled he was frustrated that it implies God might lead people into temptation....
12:00, 06/06/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Maria Espinosa said on Thursday, during a briefing to announce the UN’s roadmap to the Climate Summit in...
23:34, 04/28/2019

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
15:34, 09/17/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida declares state of emergency as it waits storm's arrival Puerto Rico was spared, but storm is expected to land in Florida Sunday night, potentially as a category 3 hurricaneAs Puerto Rico’s citizens breathed a sigh of relief Thursday morning at having avoided major damage from Hurricane Dorian, Florida dec...
14:51, 08/29/2019

Another county in Nevada declares emergency declartion ahead of ‘Storm Area 51’ event Another county in Nevada has issued an emergency declaration ahead of the “Storm Area 51″ event that’s supposed to happen next month. “There will probably be no water … or ice available, because everything’s going to sell out,...
07:51, 08/30/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall late on Friday or early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Northern Ontario First Nation declares state of emergency amid nearby wildfires Pikangikum First Nation has declared a state of emergency and is attempting to evacuate hundreds of residents as smoke from a nearby wildfire blows into the community....
05:51, 05/31/2019

Hurricane Dorian: Florida declares state of emergency as it awaits storm's arrival Puerto Rico was spared, but storm is expected to land in Florida Sunday night, potentially as a category 4 hurricaneFlorida is bracing for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian with weather experts on Thursday proclaiming the state’s entire east coast at r...
09:51, 08/30/2019

Pope urges China’s Catholics to unify after bishop deal VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is urging China’s divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations. Francis made a special appe...
11:34, 05/22/2019

Pope honors Mauritius diversity, urges ethnical development Pope Francis has arrived in the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius to celebrate its diversity, encourage a more ethical development and honor a 19th century French missionary who ministered to freed slaves...
12:17, 09/09/2019

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Pope vows to fight nun abuse, urges service not servitude VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has vowed to combat the sexual abuse of nuns and urged religious sisters to just say no when clergy want to use them as maids. Francis told 850 superiors of religious orders gathered Friday for the triennial assembly ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

Vatican urges China to stop intimidating Catholics loyal to pope The Vatican has asked China’s communist government to stop intimidating Catholic clergy who want to remain unequivocally loyal to the pope and refuse to sign ambiguous official registration forms....
00:34, 06/29/2019

Pope urges foreign media to use power of press to seek truth VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news. In an audience Satur...
18:00, 05/18/2019

Don't send a 'bishop to the crime scene': Church sex abuse survivors blast Pope Francis' new law on reporting Pope Francis issued a groundbreaking law on reporting of clergy sex abuse. Survivors say the church still doesn't get it.        ...
00:17, 05/10/2019

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
13:51, 07/12/2019

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
16:34, 06/13/2019

Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good Pope Francis urged Romania's leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal....
15:17, 05/31/2019

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Sto...
11:34, 07/12/2019

Pope to Push Climate Message on Africa Trip Pope Francis is set to arrive in southeastern Africa to begin a weeklong tour of three of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries to climate change as he seeks to push his environmentalist message....
16:34, 09/04/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

World Health Organization declares Ebola an international health emergency The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a public health emergency of international concern....
23:00, 07/17/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling...
19:17, 07/27/2019

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urged the US to act on her damning findings....
01:00, 07/10/2019

German aid group urges action to help rescued migrants The German aid group Sea-Watch is urging European governments to agree to accept several dozen migrants that it rescued in the Mediterranean a week ago...
17:34, 06/19/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
20:34, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka emergency law bans face coverings as church urges more vigorous crackdown on militants Muslim women in Sri Lanka will no longer be able to cover their faces amid a new emergency law ordered by the president that bans all kinds of facing coverings that may conceal a person’s identity....
17:51, 04/29/2019

New York Gov. Cuomo announces emergency executive action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving to ban the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes in the Empire State by declaring the use an impact of vaping a public health emergency....
01:51, 09/16/2019

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
22:17, 06/04/2019

NATO chief urges action if Russia drops INF treaty NATO's leader has warned that Europe's security could be compromised by Russia's decision to exit a Cold War-era treaty. Russia has accused the US and its allies of stoking tensions, saying it is "ready for all options."...
03:00, 06/27/2019

EU's Federica Mogherini urges action on terror threat in Sahel In an interview with DW, the EU's foreign policy chief warned that without enough support, terrorism could take hold in the Sahel region. "It's not only for us a problem, it's a problem for everybody," she said....
16:34, 07/12/2019

‘Listen to the scientists’: Greta Thunberg urges Congress to take action Teen climate activists attend a hearing to address the climate crisis and its traumatic effect on the younger generationClimate campaigner Greta Thunberg has bluntly told members of Congress to heed scientists’ warnings over global heating on a day w...
21:34, 09/18/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate emergency....
02:17, 05/02/2019

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
14:17, 05/13/2019

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than everywhere else, so they’re feeling the impacts of the global fever our planet is running much quic...
21:34, 05/24/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called the move “a huge step forward,” according to the BBC. “This can set off a wave of ac...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio urges government action on Amazon fires 'tragedy' A crisis over burning forest in the Amazon is "incredibly tragic", actor Leonardo DiCaprio said on Monday, urging governments to do more, amid growing international outrage over the damage to the world's largest tropical rain forest....
17:51, 08/26/2019

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest...
23:17, 07/18/2019

Chelsea's Lampard urges social media action after more racist abuse "Chelsea manager Frank Lampard called on social media firms to register their users in order to stamp out racist comments after defender Kurt Zouma became the latest player to be subjected to online abuse on Twitter on Saturday."...
01:34, 09/01/2019

Italy coach urges government action to improve women's game Italy coach Milena Bertolini issued a plea for the country's political leaders to respond to the team's success at the women's World Cup by introducing changes to bring about full professionalism....
00:51, 06/30/2019

US Urges Pakistan To Expand Financial Action Task Force Safeguards The US has urged Pakistan to expand Financial Action Task Force (FATF) safeguards to informal sectors of economy amid its concerns over slow progress on implementation of the 27-point action plan,......
10:51, 08/09/2019

BJP Urges Action Against Assault On Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) today to demand stringent action against those who attacked the convoy of Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and the party's West Bengal unit......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real change?...
15:34, 07/09/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spending is failing to recognise the “scale and urgency” of the climate change challenge facing the worl...
12:17, 05/08/2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
01:34, 07/10/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
16:34, 06/20/2019

Players’ union urges action on mental health after Kearnan Myall speaks out • RPA says 10% of Premiership players phone helpline every year• Majority have mental health problems after retiring – surveyRugby’s players’ union has called for urgent action to be taken to protect players’ mental wellbeing following stark warnings...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Poland's Walesa urges Catholic church action on abuse after his priest accused Polish Nobel Peace Prize laureate Lech Walesa has urged the Catholic Church to prevent further sexual abuse of children by members of its clergy after a new documentary film showed his priest to be one of the accused....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across the Glastonbury site, paying tribute to indigenous p...
21:17, 06/27/2019

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion that, when completed, will pump 590,000...
22:34, 06/19/2019

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
01:34, 07/10/2019

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
15:51, 06/18/2019

France failing to tackle climate emergency, report says Stark warning comes as UK commits to net zero emissions target for 2050France is falling behind on tackling the climate emergency despite ambitious promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new report has found, saying Paris is worryingly far fr...
00:00, 06/26/2019

MPs endorse Corbyn’s call to declare climate emergency Environment secretary calls for cross-party approach as Labour leader says vote can ‘set off wave of action’MPs have endorsed a Labour motion to declare a formal climate and environment emergency, with Jeremy Corbyn hailing the move as a necessary re...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
11:51, 07/10/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls from the local chapter of the Fridays for Future protest movement....
07:51, 05/03/2019

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Action to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland is preparing to unveil an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesses, farms and households off fossil fuels.The government ...
16:51, 06/17/2019

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
06:00, 06/19/2019

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergency” and committing to tackle it...
23:51, 07/10/2019

The Guardian view on the climate emergency: a dangerous paralysis | Editorial The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to doThe difference between speed limits and speed cameras is that speed cameras work. They arouse fear and frustration, but they are in the end obeyed. Speed limits, on the...
01:34, 07/11/2019

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
20:34, 06/18/2019

Climate emergency to blame for heather crisis – National Trust Trust says hillsides turning from purple to brown after loss of 75% of plant on some slopesHillsides across Britain have turned from glorious purple to muddy brown because of a worrying loss of heather, conservationists have warned.The National Trust...
09:17, 09/05/2019

John Kerry says we can't leave climate emergency to 'neanderthals' in power It’s a lie that humanity has to choose between prosperity and protecting the future, former US secretary of state tells Australian conferenceThe former US secretary of state John Kerry has warned that humanity risks marching off a cliff unless govern...
22:00, 09/03/2019

The Guardian view on climate breakdown: an emergency for all, but especially the poor | Editorial Record temperatures in Europe and the US have reinforced the danger of global heating for many inhabitants. But others are and will be far worse hitWe tend to learn better from experience than from what we have simply been told. So for many in Europe...
23:17, 07/31/2019

'Ecological grief': Greenland residents traumatised by climate emergency Islanders are struggling to reconcile impact of global heating with traditional way of life, survey findsLife on thin ice: mental health at the heart of the climate crisisThe climate crisis is causing unprecedented levels of stress and anxiety to peo...
23:17, 08/12/2019

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching European heatwave. As the impact of the climate cri...
13:51, 08/01/2019

Scotland drops aviation tax cut plans after declaring climate emergency Cutting passenger duty incompatible with new pledge to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2045The Scottish government has dropped controversial plans to cut its taxes on aviation after Nicola Sturgeon declared last week the world faces a climate eme...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
13:17, 06/21/2019

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
15:51, 09/12/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is nation's No 1 threat Lowy poll showing two-thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds 1 million species at risk of extinctionNew polling from a respected foreign policy thinktank underscores the point that 2019 is the climate ch...
05:51, 05/08/2019

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting a grim picture of worsening humanitarian conditions, and warning that the instability and influx of ...
00:17, 07/30/2019

Daily on Energy: Oil drillers make the tricky case that they can help the ‘climate emergency’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:51, 07/10/2019

How the climate emergency could lead to a mental health crisis | Anouchka Grose ‘Ecological grief’ is making Greenlanders depressed. They might not be alone for longThe Greenlandic Perspective Survey tells us that 90% of Greenlanders accept that climate change is happening. More than that, it’s making them anxious and depressed....
12:52, 08/13/2019

Rory Stewart defends UK aid target and vows to tackle climate 'emergency' New development minister mounts staunch defence of 0.7% commitment and says DfID will keep spending on climate changeRory Stewart, the new secretary of state for international development, has reiterated his support for the government’s commitment to...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Severe hunger threatens millions in Somalia as climate emergency deepens Aid efforts to help communities struggling to recover from drought compounded by continuing conflict, aggravated by al-ShabaabSomalia faces a new humanitarian crisis with more than 2 million people now threatened by severe hunger, aid agencies say.A ...
10:51, 08/29/2019

'We're losing the race': UN secretary general calls climate change an 'emergency' António Guterres cites ‘fantastic leadership’ of young activists and is counting on public pressure to compel governments to honor the 2015 Paris AgreementThe UN secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to t...
14:34, 09/18/2019

Climate emergency trend gains traction in German-speaking countries Dozens of cities across the world have declared a climate emergency. Now, students behind the school climate strikes are bringing the movement to Switzerland and Germany. But what does that mean exactly?...
18:17, 05/01/2019

UN chief warns of ‘grave climate emergency,’ says Paris Agreement goals not enough He lauded the Paris climate accord, but says even if its promises are fully met, the world still faces what he describes as a catastrophic three-degree temperature rise by the end of the century....
23:00, 06/30/2019

Football appears too self-important to bother itself about climate emergency | Louise Taylor Choosing to stage Euro 2020 in 12 different countries is a decision that seems to be lacking in common senseImagine a series of outline maps spanning England, Europe and, perhaps even, the world. They feature clearly highlighted contours and country ...
19:17, 09/09/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, in his seventh update since...
23:17, 07/30/2019

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterated his determination to ditch the Paris accord.The...
18:17, 06/29/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social credit system....
05:51, 09/08/2019

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
07:17, 05/30/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for Congress to declare climate change an emergency WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday to demand that Congress declare climate change a national emergency. “This is a political crisis of inaction,” Ocasio-Cortez said in a press call announcing her ...
23:17, 07/09/2019

Tom Steyer releases aggressive climate plan and pledges 'emergency powers' follow-through Tom Steyer, the newest entrant to the presidential race, introduced a climate change plan Thursday night that is more aggressive than most of his competitors....
01:51, 07/26/2019

Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez move to declare climate crisis official emergency Exclusive: Democrats to introduce resolution in House on Tuesday in recognition of extreme threat from global heatingA group of US lawmakers including 2020 Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders are proposing to declare the climate crisis a...
22:17, 07/08/2019

UN chief appeals to G7 leaders for ‘strong commitment’ and political will to tackle climate emergency People all over the world are calling for a shift towards a greener, cleaner future, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday, stressing that “we have the tools to address the climate emergency, but we need more political will.” ...
08:17, 08/27/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’s branch in the capital said Tuesday that climate ...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
23:17, 06/11/2019

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
16:00, 07/19/2019

'We are rising': students strike for global climate action Thousands of students took to the streets of Australia and other Asia-Pacific countries on Friday to kick off a global strike demanding world leaders gathering for a U.N. climate summit adopt urgent measures to stop an environmental catastrophe....
11:53, 09/20/2019

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
03:34, 07/10/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world...
21:00, 05/24/2019

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
18:34, 06/13/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent...
13:17, 05/31/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
15:34, 05/17/2019

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
17:17, 07/09/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the consequences of water shortages, as we’re seeing in Chennai, India. Heatwaves will likely kill thousan...
22:00, 06/24/2019

'It's our future that's at stake': US students plan to skip school Friday to fight climate 'emergency' Tens of thousands of high school students in cities nationwide plan to skip class Friday to attend Global Climate Strike marches.        ...
16:51, 09/19/2019

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on T...
16:00, 05/28/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Angela Merkel urges 'humility' towards nature at Iceland climate meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Iceland for talks with leaders of Nordic countries. Climate policy is expected to dominate the agenda, and Merkel has called for 'humility' in our treatment of the environment....
02:00, 08/21/2019

Protesters gather at Britain's parliament to urge climate action At least 12,000 people converged on Britain's parliament on Wednesday to lobby lawmakers to start driving the sweeping changes needed to meet the country's new target to cut net carbon emissions to zero by 2050, organizers said....
21:34, 06/26/2019

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environment, according to research by a coalition of green...
10:51, 06/19/2019

New UN report launched to help ratchet up action to combat climate crisis Ahead of global leaders’ arrival in New York for the Climate Action Summit on 23 September, the United Nations deputy chief has launched a comprehensive report on how the world can take swift and meaningful action to slow down climate change....
04:18, 09/19/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boost GDP growth of poorer countries over the next 30...
23:34, 05/01/2019

Time Is Now thousands march in London for urgent climate action Climate Coalition and Greener UK rally urges MPs to act over critical loss of natureThousands of people, including primary school children and members of the Women’s Institute, have lobbied MPs, calling for urgent action to tackle the climate emergen...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Doubters urge BHP to match bold climate pledge with action Shareholder advocates demand more, but Greens says major parties should ‘take a leaf out of miner’s book’A declaration by the head of BHP that tackling the climate crisis will require “the biggest global mobilisation since World War II” has prompted ...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Sanders compares climate change push to Pearl Harbor response as he unveils emergency resolution Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday compared the push to combat climate change to the response to the attack on Pearl Harbor as he unveiled legislation that would declare a “climate emergency" and demand a massive-scale mobilization to tackle it....
21:00, 07/09/2019

It’s time we took a seat ‘at your table’: Guterres calls on world youth to keep leading climate emergency response Older generations have “failed to respond properly” to the climate emergency said the UN chief on Sunday, while the young are “stepping up to the challenge” and taking the lead to slow the destructive pace of global warming. ...
20:51, 06/23/2019

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred yea...
06:17, 06/15/2019

New Pope, new problems in the teaser for HBO's The Young Pope follow-up Nothing much happens, but a lot is going on, in the newly released teaser trailer for HBO’s The Young Pope follow-up The New Pope. John Malkovich’s Giovanni Paolo III has ascended to the papal throne, and Jude Law’s Lenny Belardo has descended to the...
19:51, 08/28/2019

Pedal power makes ‘positive impact on climate’, urges UN on World Bicycle Day The simple, affordable, and environmentally friendly bicycle is not just a means of transportation, but also “a tool for development”, the United Nations said in a message on Monday commemorating World Bicycle Day....
22:51, 06/03/2019

Australian tech company Atlassian urges business to support climate strikes Future Super, KeepCup and clean energy retailer Amber among 20 firms to join Not Business as Usual allianceAustralian tech company Atlassian is encouraging its workforce to take part in global climate strikes this month that will be held to coincide ...
01:01, 09/03/2019

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has declared, following a major conference on food security in the ...
22:17, 08/06/2019

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington's Capitol Hill....
01:34, 09/18/2019

'Let's do it now': Greta Thunberg crosses Atlantic and calls for urgent climate action Climate activist, 16, receives cheers as she steps off boatThunberg says: ‘Let’s not wait any longer. Let’s do it now’Greta Thunberg arrived in New York on Wednesday, stepping on to dry land after crossing the Atlantic in a zero-carbon yacht with a p...
00:17, 08/29/2019

Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climate change, piling pressure on leaders of the world's 20 biggest economies meeting this week....
08:51, 06/26/2019

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as students walked out of classrooms around the world to back her demands for action to stop global warming....
18:51, 05/24/2019

New Zealand's Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday....
20:17, 07/18/2019

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
21:34, 05/23/2019

City of Port Moody takes bold strides toward climate action Acting Mayor Meghan Lahti and Coun. Amy Lubik want to declare a climate emergency in the city, something that Lubik says is necessary with the geographical build of Port Moody....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
17:51, 07/02/2019

No future, no children: Teens refusing to have kids until there's action on climate change Canadian Emma Lim is pledgeing #NoFutureNoChildren until her government takes serious action against climate change. And it's cathcing on globally.        ...
16:51, 09/19/2019

No, climate action can't be separated from social justice | Julian Brave NoiseCat Elites who divorce climate policy from social justice are almost as out of touch as those who deny climate science altogetherIf you set aside Republicans’ obsession with cow farts, perhaps the most prevalent criticism of the Green New Deal is its emp...
09:00, 06/11/2019

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challenged politicians to do "their jobs for once."...
09:00, 09/20/2019

It’s taken years, but at last there’s real hope for meaningful climate action | Caroline Lucas The young protesters have been inspiring. Politicians have to respond – and our Green New Deal bill will slash carbon emissionsIt’s been more than 10 years in the making, and is the top demand of the youth strikers gathering on Friday for the UK’s la...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Voices of young climate action activists ‘give me hope’ says UN chief In the wake of Friday’s demonstrations by schoolchildren across the world against climate change inaction, the UN Secretary-General has said he understands their fears, but is hopeful for the future....
23:34, 04/28/2019

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
16:19, 09/19/2019

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

Millions of young people, led by Sweden's Thunberg, to strike for climate action With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe....
07:19, 09/20/2019

Trump loves coal, hates climate action but investors are fighting back President Donald Trump may believe climate science is junk science, but forward-thinking impact investors love portfolios of companies and funds pursuing climate solutions, which can have stronger returns....
19:17, 04/28/2019

UN summits to urge ‘ambition and action’ on climate change, sustainable development: Guterres There are five key United Nations summits taking place next week to spur action on the climate crisis and other global concerns, which will showcase the UN as a “driver for meaningful, positive change”, according to the man at the helm of the Organiz...
03:00, 09/19/2019

Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn't cost much): Reuters 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 year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll r...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
03:34, 07/10/2019

Super funds and investors with $34tn urge leaders to speed up climate action Fund managers call on world leaders to bring in carbon pricing and phase out coal power ahead of G20Superannuation funds and investors representing US$34tn in assets – nearly half of the total under management across the globe – have called on world ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government's ambiguous positions on climate change....
23:17, 05/10/2019

'No faith in coal': religious leaders urge Scott Morrison to take climate action Open letter calls on the prime minister to block all new coal and gas projects, including AdaniMore than 150 religious leaders have called on Scott Morrison to acknowledge the world faces a climate emergency and block all new coal and gas projects, i...
06:51, 06/25/2019

Individual action can't fight climate crisis. We need a collective response | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of existential anxiety lodged itself deep in my gut. It was my fifth flight in just over a week. I was in th...
12:17, 08/30/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
23:17, 08/01/2019

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
00:51, 07/17/2019

Swedish activist Thunberg joins other teens on Capitol Hill to urge climate action Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
20:18, 09/17/2019

Guterres underlines climate action urgency, as UN weather agency confirms record global warming In the wake of data released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), showing the past four years were officially the ‘four warmest on record,’ UN Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent climate action and increased...
23:34, 04/28/2019

‘Revved up climate action’ needed to counter ‘prolonged’ and deadly storms like Cyclone Idai: Guterres Cyclone Idai and the mounting death toll is “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change” UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, warning that vulnerable countries like Mozambique, would be hit the hardest unless urgent ...
20:17, 04/28/2019

In visit to hurricane-ravaged Bahamas, UN chief calls for greater action to address climate change World leaders attending the upcoming UN Climate Action Summit are being urged to show up armed not with speeches but with plans to achieve carbon neutrality, reduce emissions and improve adaptation....
02:34, 09/14/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Climate change is a 'health emergency', 74 medical groups say Medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for consensus commitments to combat climate change, defined as "a health emergency."        ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a rally demanding urgent action on climate change....
09:34, 05/12/2019

Amidst ‘high political tension’, UN chief appeals to G20 leaders for stronger commitment to climate action, economic cooperation  The annual G20 summit of leaders from the largest and fastest-growing economies, got underway on Friday in Osaka, Japan, against a backdrop of what UN Secretary-General António Guterres described as “a moment of high political tension”....
18:51, 06/28/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: More climate action says Guterres, migrant children dangers, Ebola fight, record-setting weather This Friday, we cover: UN chief appeals for stronger climate action commitment; report on migrant children deaths and disappearances; Ebola fight in DR Congo as violence goes on; and global over-heating. ...
22:51, 06/28/2019

Jeremy Corbyn calls for 'green industrial revolution' and warns declaring climate emergency is not enough Jeremy Corbyn has called for a green industrial revolution to tackle climate change and warned that more than simply declaring an "emergency" must be done to tackle the crisis....
12:51, 05/02/2019

Fermanagh bomb attack: Police chief urges politicians to 'take action' and 'not take peace for granted' after five attempts to murder officers this year Leaders in Northern Ireland need to "take action" to resolve the country's political crisis following five separate attempts to murder police officers, a leading policeman said today....
22:17, 08/19/2019

Plane passenger mistakes emergency exit for bathroom, deploys emergency slide A passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines flight mistook the emergency exit for the bathroom and cancelled the flight.       ...
15:00, 06/10/2019

Make an Emergency Budget Before You Have to Deal With a Financial Emergency Everyone who reads this site has heard a thing or two about the importance of having an emergency fund. But when such an emergency comes along, how do you use that money wisely?...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Central African Republic, UN refugee agency calls on Greece to keep young migrants safe after deadly inci...
08:17, 08/27/2019

Greenpeace protesters 'shut down' BP's London HQ with blockades weighing 'several' tonnes each 'for fuelling climate emergency' Greenpeace activists have set up a blockade made up of huge containers at BP's London HQ accusing them of "fuelling a climate emergency that threatens millions of lives."...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart starting 12pm (noon) IST on August 30....
13:51, 08/24/2019

Motorola One Action leak teases mysterious 'Action Cam' rear lens Motorola is really embracing the Motorola One series, as the Motorola One Vision was released in May 2019 and we've already heard rumors about its two successors. The first is the Motorola One Zoom, and the second is the Motorola One Action, whi...
19:51, 08/15/2019

Motorola One Action with ultrawide action camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 Motorola One Action, the latest smartphone in the company's One lineup has been launched in India. The One Action gets its name courtesy of a dedicated ultrawide action camera, one of the three sensors on the back of the phone. With a widescree...
09:51, 08/23/2019

DJI Osmo Action is the company's first 4K rugged action camera If you've been paying attention to DJI's social channels, you'll have seen the company teasing something aquatic in nature for the past week, along with the line "unleash your other side". Well, the wait now over, and the company has c...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Seattle’s New N.H.L. Team Chooses Ron Francis as G.M. The unnamed expansion team will not join the league until 2021, but the ownership group has tasked Francis, a Hall of Famer, with building the squad....
01:34, 07/19/2019

Seattle close to naming Ron Francis as GM Seattle's NHL expansion team is close to an agreement with Hockey Hall of Famer Ron Francis to become its first general manager, a person with direct knowledge tells The Associated Press....
04:51, 07/18/2019

What's next for UFC Minneapolis fighters, including Francis Ngannou? After another early first-round KO, Francis Ngannou could be nearing another title shot, while Junior Dos Santos may have to get back on track against an old foe....
08:34, 07/01/2019

Francis Pouliot separates Bitcoin from blockchain At TNW2019, Francis Pouliot, CEO and co-founder of Bitcoin exchange BullBitcoin, gave a technical overview of the cryptocurrency’s network, focusing on how it works, and what it’s capable of. During his presentation, Pouliot rounded up Bitcoin’s core...
15:17, 05/10/2019

Top 10 houseguests in fiction | Jessica Francis Kane Visits are great engines for storytelling – and from Jane Austen to Ali Smith, here are some of the bestTwo of the most vivid images I carry with me from my childhood reading concern the arrival of a guest. The first is from Carmilla, the early vampi...
13:51, 06/12/2019

‘I was the naked cricket model who posed for Francis Bacon’ The artist’s friend Barry Joule says it was his physique that helped inspire a 1980s series of cricket nudesThey were some of the most arresting images Francis Bacon created: a series of paintings mainly featuring a male torso and legs, naked except ...
06:01, 09/15/2019

Rhiannon Giddens, Francis Johnson to get Americana award Grammy-winning folk singer and musician Rhiannon Giddens and pioneering composer Francis “Frank” Johnson named inaugural recipients of Legacy of Americana Award...
15:17, 08/07/2019

Francis Ford Coppola: 'Apocalypse Now is not an anti-war film' Forty years since its first release, the director has been reworking his masterpiece for a definitive edition. How does he view his film – and the madness of its making – after all these years? Founded in 1887 by a Finnish sea captain named Gustave N...
10:17, 08/09/2019

NIH Director Francis Collins Has a Plan to Help Eliminate “Manels” If you want Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, to speak at your next event or conference, he has one important condition. Any panel in which he participates has to include a diverse range of speakers from different ba...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Francis Jacobs becomes youngest player to sign pro contract Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC....
03:51, 08/13/2019

Democrats' universal health care proposals are 'immoral,' Melissa Francis says Medicare-for-all plans, including those floated by several Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, are "immoral" proposals that will reduce health care quality overall, Fox News' Melissa Francis said....
00:17, 05/28/2019

Death on a toilet: the shocking Paris show that almost sank Francis Bacon It was meant to put the artist on a par with Picasso. But it was thrown into chaos by the suicide of his lover and muse. As Bacon returns to haunt the French capital, we recall a tragic, game-changing showLast Tango in Paris, Bernardo Bertolucci’s co...
20:17, 09/17/2019

Lehigh defensive lineman delivers brutal hit to Saint Francis punter A Lehigh Mountain Hawks football player delivered one of the more powerful blows during their season opener against the Saint Francis Red Flash on Saturday....
16:51, 09/02/2019

UFC fighter Francis Ngannou to get beaten up by actor Vin Diesel in Fast And Furious 9 Even before we knew that the male stars of the Fast And Furious movies had very specific limitations in their contracts about how many punches they’re allowed to take before throwing back the exact same number, the series had a suspicious streak of s...
21:51, 08/15/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
11:51, 06/25/2019

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
00:34, 09/20/2019

Francis Ford Coppola recuts 'Apocalypse Now’ (again) for its 40th anniversary Director Francis Ford Coppola revealed 5 new things about his epic 1979 film at the premiere of "Apocalypse Now Final Cut" Monday with Martin Sheen.        ...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Maybe Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley can roll a critical hit with Dungeons & Dragons We’ve been hearing about various attempts to make a good Dungeons & Dragons movie pretty much ever since that last bad Dungeons & Dragons movie, with famous mega-dork Joe Manganiello even going so far as to take a break from organizing his po...
04:51, 07/31/2019

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
01:34, 05/21/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the globe by showing how rapidly disruptive tactics can force politicians to listen....
18:34, 05/03/2019

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
18:51, 09/19/2019

Indian Climate Activist To Participate In First UN Youth Climate Summit A young climate activist from India is among 100 outstanding climate champions selected from around the world for a special ''Green Ticket'' that will help them travel to the UN headquarters next......
12:51, 08/23/2019

Hollywood Once Told Francis Ford Coppola The Cotton Club Had 'Too Many Black Stories'. Now, He's Restoring Them You know how kids have a list of things they want to be when they grow up and toggle between them until they actually do grow up and (maybe) decide on one thing? Well, for me, one of those things was a tap dancer....
02:02, 09/18/2019

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow y...
10:51, 09/20/2019

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
23:34, 05/21/2019

From the archive: What would you do if you were Pope? It’s January 1970, and Bob Smyth is asking prominent Catholics – Auberon Waugh, Peregrine Worsthorne – an almighty questionFor the Observer Magazine of 18 January 1970, Bob Smyth asked some Roman Catholics what they would do if they became Pope. Sall...
08:34, 09/01/2019

Mason Mount injury: Chelsea Champions League debut ended by tackle from ex-Arsenal midfielder Francis Coquelin Mason Mount's Champions League debut came to a premature end after sustaining an ankle injury just nine minutes into Chelsea's group stage opener against Valencia....
00:02, 09/18/2019

Facebook Gets New Look as Zuckerberg Declares New Era A redesign of Facebook’s website and mobile app is geared partly toward steering users to participate in more group conversations as Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg addresses criticism of the company’s influence....
00:34, 05/01/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, even when fetus is very ill Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed, and is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term...
15:34, 05/25/2019

Elizabeth Warren Declares War on Fox News Massachusetts Senator and Democratic 2020 candidate Elizabeth Warren is not fucking around with Fox News, saying on Tuesday that she is turning down an invite to do a town hall-style event on the network....
20:17, 05/14/2019

Senate GOP declares war on conservative troublemakers Senate Republicans and their establishment allies are vowing to blackball any political consulting firm that works to defeat GOP incumbents, a dramatic step likely to further inflame intraparty tensions over 2020 primaries.The move comes one day afte...
00:17, 05/25/2019

U.S. declares China a currency manipulator The U.S. Treasury Department on Monday designated China as currency manipulator, a historic move that no White House had exercised since the Clinton administration. “Secretary Mnuchin, under the auspices of President Trump, has today determined that ...
20:51, 08/06/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
14:17, 08/06/2019

Andy Pope does his best work getting to US Opens Golf Notes: Andy Pope's persistence getting to the US Opens, Michelle Wie inspired by NBA Finals, Americans go for major sweep at Portrush        ...
01:17, 06/19/2019

Pope Thrower Is The 2019 Name Of The Year There was 1:09 left on the clock when Eli Manning, under pressure from the New England Patriots defense, hurled the football downfield. The three-time world champion Patriots, up 14-10 at the time, were defending a perfect run through the regular sea...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Was Mary Magdalene Destined To Be the First Pope? New evidence has recently been uncovered and it implies that Mary Magdalene was the likely successor of Jesus. The importance of Mary Magdalene has always been accepted because she was the principal disciple at the tomb in all of the four gospels and...
20:34, 06/19/2019

Pope Tells Bulgaria to Welcome Migrants Pope Francis urged Bulgaria to welcome the migrant flows it currently blocks in his latest statement against rising anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe....
21:34, 05/05/2019

Pope Says It’s ‘an Honor That the Americans Attack Me’ En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new book about it....
16:00, 09/05/2019

Malawi's Mutharika sworn in, declares 'I am not dead!' Malawi's President Peter Mutharika has been sworn in for a second five-year term after an election in which top opposition parties alleged irregularities....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Nicaragua declares alert over dengue fever Nicaragua’s government has issued an epidemiological alert over the spread of dengue fever, which has killed at least eight people this year and is suspected of sickening some 55,000...
03:17, 08/01/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Third Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Aug 04, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on September 24, 2010 to st...
20:51, 05/02/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of reported cases....
13:51, 08/08/2019

Girl, 15, beats Venus and declares: I want to be the greatest Coco Gauff, 15, proclaimed she wanted to be the 'greatest' after beating Venus Williams at Wimbledon but three other younger players with big reputations, Naomi Osaka, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev, all lost on day one....
13:17, 07/02/2019

Bernie Sanders declares abortion is a ‘constitutional right’ Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday declared abortion is a “constitutional right,” an apparent response to the virtual abortion ban just approved in Alabama. ...
18:51, 05/15/2019

New York City declares measles outbreak over New York City health officials and Mayor Bill de Blasio declared the city's largest measles outbreak in 30 years over Tuesday, after hundreds of diagnoses....
20:00, 09/04/2019

Survivor: Edge of Extinction Declares a Winner We might all be able to agree that the Edge of Extinction aspect of Survivor: Edge of Extinction was not nearly as thrilling as anyone hoped it would be, but that finale was entertaining in a way......
07:51, 05/16/2019

Tobin Heath Declares War On Sweden, Wins It’s truly a crime that we missed out on 90 minutes of Tobin Heath in the U.S.’s last game against Chile, but today against Sweden, the magical American winger came back with a vengeance. In the 50th minute, Heath’s deadly feet took on an overmatched...
06:17, 06/21/2019

Jay Bruce declares his Phillies trade: ‘It’s bittersweet’ Jay Bruce’s season has taken another turn — one that will bring him back to the NL East as a Mets’ foe. The former Amazin’ outfielder says he has been traded from the Seattle Mariners to the Philadelphia Phillies, a deal that ...
23:00, 06/02/2019

San Francisco declares NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ SAN FRANCISCO (KNTV) – San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization. The resolution was introduced by supervisor Catherine Stefani in respo...
19:51, 09/06/2019

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
22:34, 06/06/2019

BJP Declares New Slogan To Accompany "Jai Shri Ram" To Win Over Bengal The BJP on Monday said that it will continue campaigning in West Bengal with the slogans "Jai Shri Ram" and "Jai Maha Kali" until the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is ousted from power....
22:34, 06/03/2019

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:00, 07/15/2019

Durant declares Achilles surgery a success Kevin Durant underwent surgery on Wednesday for a ruptured Achilles tendon, the Golden State Warriors player announced, as head coach Steve Kerr defended the decision to play the four-times NBA leading scorer in game five of the NBA Finals....
00:51, 06/13/2019

San Francisco Declares the N.R.A. a ‘Domestic Terrorist Organization’ The city’s lawmakers unanimously passed the resolution in response to recent mass shootings. The National Rifle Association called it a worthless “sound-bite remedy.”...
07:51, 09/05/2019

Pelosi Declares Nation Is in a ‘Constitutional Crisis’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the nation is in a constitutional crisis, with the executive branch of government broadly refusing to cooperate with the legislative branch....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Megan Rapinoe declares ‘I’m not going to the f—ing White House’ The co-captain of the US Women’s soccer team balked at the idea of visiting the White House if her team wins the World Cup, saying she wouldn’t “f—–g” go. Megan Rapinoe made the declaration during an interview Tuesday with Eight by Eight ...
05:00, 06/26/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Pope: It’s OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Pope: It's OK to organize pilgrimages to Bosnian shrine Pope Francis says pilgrimages can be organized to a Bosnian shrine where the Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared, but the Vatican is stressing that no decision has yet been taken on whether the apparitions in Medjugorje are authentic....
14:34, 05/12/2019

'Thou shall not gossip', Pope tells hairdressers Pope Francis has often warned against gossiping among friends and neighbors, but now he says it should also be avoided in those modern temples of cheap talk: beauty parlors and hair salons....
21:51, 04/29/2019

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
22:00, 06/03/2019

Pope gives hope to Mauritians who want UK to return islands Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to Africa on Monday with a lightning visit to Mauritius, saying Mass for 100,000 people and giving hope to a movement that wants Britain to return a group of islands....
17:02, 09/09/2019

Pope to honor Romania's communist-era martyrs Pope Francis travels on Friday to Romania, giving him another opportunity to preach a message of European integration and political rectitude even as he pays tribute to Christians killed during the communist era....
01:34, 05/31/2019

Keane: 'I don’t care if it’s Ferguson or the Pope, you’re going to defend yourself' "Roy Keane has reignited his war of words with Sir Alex Ferguson by claiming the legendary Manchester United manager only acted in his best interest."...
22:34, 09/05/2019

Pope ordaining 19 men to priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is ordaining 19 men to the priesthood in St. Peter’s Basilica. Most of them are Italians, but other seminarians are from Croatia, Peru, Haiti and Japan. Wearing white robes, the seminarians stood in three rows b...
16:34, 05/12/2019

Pope: Abortion is never OK, equates it to ‘hiring a hitman’ VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says abortion can never be condoned, even when the fetus is gravely sick or malformed. He is urging doctors and priests to support families to carry such pregnancies to term. During an audience Saturday with participa...
15:17, 05/25/2019

Pope calls attacks from US conservatives an ‘honor’ ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE — Pope Francis said Wednesday it was an “honor” to be attacked by US church conservatives and their Catholic media allies, who have criticized him on issues from theology to climate change and even called for his resignat...
05:51, 09/05/2019

Mummification in Christianity: The Incredible Exploding Pope Pope Pius XII (Eugenio Pacelli) exploded in 1956.  To understand why this occurred, it is necessary to explore the (Catholic and Orthodox) Christian practice of mummification ...
08:17, 09/05/2019

‘It was like meeting the Pope’: how Peppa Pig became a £1bn global phenomenon Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. What is the secret of her success?If the story of the Peppa Pig franchise were a Peppa Pig episode, i...
13:00, 05/16/2019

Marilyn Manson joins HBO's The New Pope, which tracks As the title might suggest, Paolo Sorrentino’s The Young Pope wasn’t your old man’s pope. Jude Law’s Pope Pius XIII was a bit of a bad boy, and, now that we know he returns, at least in some capacity, for spin-off The New Pope, we can assume that thi...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Pope laments abortion with controversial 'hit man' remark The head of the Catholic Church has equated getting an abortion for medical reasons with hiring a contract killer. German officials have condemned such rhetoric, saying it is "absolutely unacceptable."...
21:34, 05/25/2019

Pope says deforestation must be treated as a global threat Pope Francis said on Saturday rapid deforestation and the loss of biodiversity in individual countries should not be treated as local issues since they threaten the future of the planet....
23:00, 09/07/2019

Pope heads to Mozambique to help consolidate peace Pope Francis heads to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will also be high on the agenda....
09:34, 09/04/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there has been some improvement under Mr. Trump....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit Deontay Wilder has no sympathy for Anthony Joshua in today's Boxing News at Five The post Deontay Wilder declares that Anthony Joshua quit appeared first on Boxing News....
00:51, 06/04/2019

McConnell declares ‘case closed’ with end of Mueller probe Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proclaimed “case closed” now that special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation and concluded that President Trump did not collude with the Russians during the 2016 election. “...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Gantz Declares Win, Rejects Netanyahu's Call for Negotiations Former military chief Benny Gantz declared victory in Israel’s election and rebuffed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s calls for power sharing, as the country braced for weeks of political uncertainty....
16:51, 09/19/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on March 21, 2014, to stockholders of record at the...
11:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on June 21, 2013, to stockholders of record at the c...
11:51, 05/02/2019

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

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
22:34, 06/11/2019

EU court declares Adidas three-stripe trademark invalid The European Union's second highest court ruled on Wednesday that Adidas's three-stripe branding was invalid as a trademark as it lacked a distinctive character....
11:34, 06/19/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
16:51, 07/15/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 18, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the second quarter of 2017. The second-quarter dividend...
03:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First-Quarter 2017 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 16, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the first quarter of 2017. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, I...
03:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on June 20, 2014 to the unrestricted common stock...
11:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – May 19, 2016 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on June 17, 2016, to common stockholders of record on June 3...
07:34, 05/02/2019

President Kovind Declares Abrogations Of Provisions Of Article 370 President Ram Nath Kovind has declared abrogation of the provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir....
10:51, 08/07/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – February 4, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on March 20, 2015, to the unrestricted common ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Magic Johnson declares Los Angeles the ‘king of basketball’ He may not be in charge anymore, but Magic Johnson is excited for basketball in Los Angeles The former Lakers president took to Twitter on Saturday to declare Los Angeles the new “king of basketball,” after news broke that Kawhi Leonard and Paul Geor...
20:17, 07/08/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on March 22, 2013, to stockholders of record at the...
15:51, 05/02/2019

EU court declares Germany’s highway tolls illegal BERLIN (AP) — The European Court of Justice has ruled that highway tolls in Germany are illegal because they unfairly penalize drivers from other European Union countries. The Luxembourg court’s ruling Tuesday means Germany will have to drop or...
13:00, 06/18/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares First Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable on March 23, 2012, to stockholders of record at the...
18:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Second Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on June 24, 2011, to stockholders of record at the c...
18:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on December 24, 2010 to sto...
20:51, 05/02/2019

"Will Resign From AAP Soon, But Stay On As Lawmaker," Declares Alka Lamba Disgruntled Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Alka Lamba today said that she was on the verge of resigning from the primary membership of the party over differences that have cropped up with her......
19:51, 08/04/2019

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Declares First Quarter 2011 Dividend CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share of common stock payable on March 25, 2011, to stockholders of record at th...
20:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – April 29, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on June 19, 2015, to the unrestricted common stockholders ...
11:34, 05/02/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of diplomacy between the two nations. The statement from Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was the ...
07:34, 06/25/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Second Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share of common stock payable on June 22, 2012, to stockholders of record at th...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Cyprus declares 3 days of mourning for deceased ex-president NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Cypriot government has declared a three-day period of mourning for the east Mediterranean island’s former president, Dimitris Christofias, who died at the age of 72. Government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said Satur...
12:34, 06/22/2019

Pope Orders Officials to Shrink Budget Deficit Pope Francis ordered top Vatican officials to close a widening budget deficit at the Holy See and stop poorly managed spending and investments from undermining the operations of the Catholic Church’s global headquarters....
06:00, 09/04/2019

Pope gets stuck in elevator, apologizes to Vatican crowd The Pope apologises to the crowds in St Peter's Square after getting trapped in the Vatican lift. It took the fire brigade 25 minutes to free Francis.        ...
04:51, 09/02/2019

Pope warns against ‘lukewarm’ Christians at Vatican Mass VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has exhorted the faithful to avoid being smug or “lukewarm” Christians. Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on Saturday to mark the feast day of the Apostles Peter and Paul, Rome’s ...
15:00, 06/29/2019

Pope requires sex abuse to be reported to church, not police Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities...
17:51, 05/09/2019

Pope tells Roma and Sinti people that he suffers with them VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has received and prayed with hundreds of Roma and Sinti people and told them that he suffers when he reads about abuse and prejudice against them. Angry protesters insulted the mayor of Rome on Wednesday for providing...
15:17, 05/09/2019

On Plane to Africa, Pope Shrugs Off His American Critics En route to Mozambique at the start of a six-day trip, Pope Francis called it “an honor that the Americans attack me,” and seemed eager to read a new book about it....
00:34, 09/05/2019

Pope calls for global commitment to put out Amazon fires Pope Francis on Sunday called for a global commitment to put out the fires in the Amazon, saying the area was essential for the health of the planet....
16:17, 08/25/2019

Pope arrives in Mozambique hoping to consolidate peace Pope Francis arrived to a vibrant welcome in to Mozambique on Wednesday to encourage the country's fragile peace, starting a three-nation African tour where climate change, poverty and corruption will also be high on the agenda....
20:34, 09/04/2019

Pope Says Abortion, Even of a Sick Fetus, Is Like Hiring a ‘Hitman’ Conservatives have called Francis unacceptably weak on the issue. But his comments on Saturday, when he called abortion “inhuman eugenics,” were explicit....
23:34, 05/25/2019

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Pope names women to key Vatican department for first time Pope Francis appointed women on Friday to a key Vatican department for the first time since it was founded more than 50 years ago, a move welcomed by Catholic women's groups as a significant advance....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Detroit monsignor praises pope’s sex abuse law An official with the Archdiocese of Detroit is welcoming Pope Francis' new church law about reporting clergy sex abuse and investigating bishops for cover-ups. (May 9)        ...
05:51, 05/10/2019

Pope lashes out at blogging ambassadors, demands obedience Pope Francis demands obedience from Vatican ambassadors and reminded them of their duties before him, God and the faithful after years of scandal tarnish the reputation of the Holy See’s diplomatic corps...
14:51, 06/13/2019

Led not into temptation: pope approves change to Lord's Prayer New wording for Catholics asks God not to ‘let us fall into temptation’Its words are memorised by Christian children all over the world and repeated at almost every act of Christian worship: “Our Father, who art in heaven….”Now Pope Francis has riske...
23:51, 06/06/2019

Pope seeks more ‘freedom’ in theology, dialogue with Islam VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is calling for a reform of the way theology is taught in Catholic schools, saying students must learn about dialogue with Judaism and Islam, and that overall there must be greater freedom in theological pursuits. The ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

Pope denounces danger of corruption in Mozambique Mass Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children and denouncing the rampant corruption that has impoverished one of the world’s poorest countries...
11:00, 09/06/2019

Pope Denies He Knew of U.S. Cardinal's Sexual Misconduct Pope Francis responded for the first time to an accusation that has dogged his pontificate since last year, denying that he knew about former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s history of sexual misconduct before it was revealed by a church investigation....
23:17, 05/28/2019

Pope denounces exploitation of Madagascar’s unique resources Pope Francis has denounced the illegal logging and exploitation of Madagascar’s unique natural resources as he opened a visit to the Indian Ocean nation...
12:51, 09/07/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for “rapid” energy transition VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet. Francis told the leaders at a Vatican summit ...
16:00, 06/14/2019

Pope warns of new ideologies as he beatifies Romania martyrs Pope Francis paid homage Sunday to Catholics who were persecuted, tortured and killed during Romania’s communist regime by beatifying seven bishop martyrs on his third and final day in the country...
12:17, 06/02/2019

Pope warns oil execs of need for ‘radical’ energy transition Pope Francis warned oil executives on Friday that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off global warming as he pressed his environmental message in a closed-door Vatican summit....
18:00, 06/14/2019

Pope approves visits to contested Bosnian shrine Pope Francis has approved pilgrimages to Medjugorje, a village in Bosnia that is steeped in controversy over whether the Madonna appears to local people, the Vatican said on Sunday....
13:51, 05/12/2019

Pope approves miracle for late US Archbishop Sheen Pope Francis has approved a miracle bringing the late American Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, known for his revolutionary radio and TV preaching, closer to sainthood...
17:35, 07/06/2019

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms that have turned around the once scandal-ridden institution....
19:34, 08/10/2019

Pope: Commission on female deacons disagrees on ordination Pope Francis said Tuesday that an international commission of scholars has failed to reach a definitive conclusion about whether women were ordained as deacons in the early Christian church in the same way men were....
03:17, 05/08/2019

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas....
13:17, 08/04/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Pope gives West Virginia diocese new leader after scandal West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese says it's set to discuss its "future leadership," 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield....
17:00, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Pope encourages North Macedonia’s EU integration SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to North Macedonia (all times local): 9:55 a.m. Pope Francis is seeking to encourage North Macedonia’s integration into Europe following the resolution of its conflict with ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

Pope tends to Orthodox ties, Catholic minorities in Balkans Pope Francis, who opened 2019 with trips to the Muslim world, is shifting gears to tend to Orthodox relations, with a delicate visit starting Sunday to the Balkan nations of Bulgaria and North Macedonia....
11:51, 05/04/2019

Pope off to Bulgaria, a poor EU nation hostile to migrants Pope Francis is heading to Bulgaria, the European Union's poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants, which conflicts with the pontiff's view that reaching out to vulnerable people is a moral imperative....
10:34, 05/05/2019

Pope encourages priests disheartened by sex abuse fallout Pope Francis has sent a letter to priests worldwide offering encouragement in light of the global sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church...
15:51, 08/04/2019

Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic A group of Roman Catholic priests, academics and intellectuals have issued an open letter to bishops asking them to declare Pope Francis a heretic, in the latest broadside by ultra-conservatives against the pontiff....
13:17, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Pope celebrates communion for Bulgarian children SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis’ visit to Bulgaria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Pope Francis is ministering to Bulgaria’s young Catholics, travelling to the Catholic stronghold of Rakovsky for a First Communion Mass and...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
20:17, 04/28/2019

Putin to meet pope in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold talks with Pope Francis on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders meet at the Vatican to discuss the crisis in their country, and amid speculation that the visit could be a prelude to the first tr...
02:51, 07/04/2019

Pope moves America's 'first televangelist' closer to sainthood The late Archbishop Fulton Sheen, a charismatic figure of U.S. Roman Catholicism in the 20th century and a pioneer in using media for religious purposes, is one step closer to sainthood....
15:34, 07/06/2019

German parliament declares Israel boycott campaign antisemitic Israeli academics criticise motion, saying it is wrong to conflate BDS and antisemitismGermany’s Bundestag has become the first parliament in Europe to pass a motion labelling the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as ant...
01:17, 05/18/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Increased Third-Quarter 2016 Dividend CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared an increased dividend of $0.25 per share for the third quarter of 2016, representing a 9 percent increase compared to the prior quarter’s dividend of $0.23 per sh...
07:34, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2015 Dividend CHICAGO, IL – October 28, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.23 per share of common stock payable on December 18, 2015, to the unrestricted common stockho...
07:34, 05/02/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews says he was 'really impressed' with de Blasio, declares him a 'heavyweight' MSNBC host Chris Matthews offered interestingly high praise for White House hopeful Bill de Blasio during Wednesday's first Democratic primary debate, saying the New York City mayor was "surprisingly a heavyweight."...
12:00, 06/27/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of common stock payable on December 21, 2012, to stockholders of record at...
15:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Special Cash Dividend Of $0.75 Per Share CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a special cash dividend of $0.75 per share on its common stock. The dividend will be paid on December 28, 2012 to stockholde...
15:51, 05/02/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2014 Dividend CHICAGO, IL -- October 29, 2014 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share of common stock payable on December 19, 2014, to the unrestricted common stock...
11:34, 05/02/2019

PM Modi Declares Compensation For Families Of Uttarakhand Crash Victims Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced compensation to the families of nine children, who were killed recently in a road accident in Uttarakhand....
21:51, 08/14/2019

New York may soon ban flavored e-cigarettes, Cuomo declares ‘health crisis’ New York State may soon ban all flavors of e-cigarettes except for tobacco and menthol under a declaration of a public-health crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. The proposed ban, which would take effect as early as Oct. 4, comes amid both a ...
10:34, 09/16/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth Quarter 2013 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share of common stock payable on December 20, 2013, to stockholders of record at...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Trump declares Sanders ‘history’ as Biden surges in polls President Trump in a tweet on Monday proclaimed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is “history” now that former Vice President Joe Biden has ​amassed a double-digit lead in the polls. ​”Looks like Bernie Sanders is his...
19:51, 05/20/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares Second-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – May 16, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for the second qu...
04:51, 05/17/2019

CBOE Holdings Declares Fourth-Quarter 2016 Dividend CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share of common stock for the fourth quarter of 2016. About CBOE Holdings, Inc.: CBOE Holdings, ...
03:34, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets Declares First-Quarter 2019 Dividend CHICAGO – February 13, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per share of common stock for th...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Trump administration declares support for Venezuela uprising against Maduro: 'We are with you!' Vice President Pence and other top-ranking members of the Trump administration voiced their full support Tuesday for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as he led a contingent of heavily armed troops into the streets of Caracas amid a call for t...
19:34, 04/30/2019

Japan's emperor declares abdication in historic ceremony in Tokyo In a formal morning coat, Japan’s popular 85-year-old emperor abdicated his throne Tuesday during a brief and solemn palace ceremony that was televised live to the nation....
17:00, 04/30/2019

UNESCO declares Erzgebirge region a World Heritage Site UN officials have granted protected status to the Erzgebirge region (The Ore Mountains) on the German-Czech border. The water management system in Augsburg was also declared a World Heritage Site at the Baku session....
21:51, 07/06/2019