TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:51

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’

First ever financial study stresses need for investment in face of climate crisisFlood damage estimated at £1.1bn a year is being prevented by the UK’s network of river b...

UK river defences ‘prevent £1.1bn a year in flood damage’

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Mississippi River flood is longest-lasting in over 90 years, since 'Great Flood' of 1927 Flooding along portions of the Mississippi River is the longest-lasting flood since 1927, during that year's Great Flood.        ...
2019-05-28 23:34

Pence tours Oklahoma flood damage, pledges help Vice President Mike Pence traveled to storm and flood-ravaged Oklahoma Tuesday, pledging to rebuild parts of the state damaged by flooding. (June 4)        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

Lawsuit: Flood damage at Noah’s Ark attraction in Kentucky WILLIAMSTOWN, Ky. (AP) — In the Bible, the ark survived an epic flood. Yet the owners of Kentucky’s Noah’s ark attraction are demanding their insurance company bail them out after flooding caused nearly $1 million in property damage. The ...
2019-05-24 23:17

The Latest: O'Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted waterlogged homes....
2019-06-03 07:51

Battling flood damage? Here's why you'll have a hard time getting a tax break for it If your home and belongings were lost in a fire or in a flood, you're about to have a harder time claiming those losses on your tax return. Here's why....
2019-07-19 19:17

The Latest: O’Rourke tours Oklahoma flood damage LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the U.S. (all times local): ____ 3:30 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke toured some flood damage in Oklahoma as the waters began to recede and storm-weary residents gutted wa...
2019-06-03 10:00

Lyme Park in Cheshire closed after 'significant' flood damage Mansion that was Mr Darcy’s home in BBC’s Pride and Prejudice saved by sandbagsA major clean-up operation is under way at one of the National Trust’s best-known properties after severe flooding caused “significant damage”.The trust said it was unsure...
2019-08-02 19:51

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The National Weather Service says the river drop...
2019-06-13 18:00

Are you covered for a flood? It's time to check any risk for summer storm damage The next six months are when the risk is greatest for major storms to develop and reach the U.S. Homeowners should evaluate their insurance coverage to make sure it's adequate....
2019-05-31 19:00

Vice President Mike Pence in Oklahoma to tour flood damage TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence and his wife have arrived in Oklahoma to see areas damaged by severe flooding. Pence and second lady Karen Pence arrived in Tulsa on Tuesday afternoon and plan to visit a food bank and people cleaning up ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
2019-06-02 05:17

Can Trump prevent a US recession in election year? Trump is pressuring the Fed to stave off a sharp economic downturn as he seeks reelection in 2020. The feelgood effects of his $1.5 billion program of tax cuts are due to run out soon, so what can he do?...
2019-08-22 12:34

Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection for a Year In preliminary tests, a matchstick-size rod containing a new drug offered promise as a shield against the virus. But a large clinical trial must still be done....
2019-07-23 17:51

Scottie Pippen names 5-year-old in lawsuit over damage to Florida house Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen named a 5-year-old girl in a lawsuit against her parents accusing the child of vandalizing his Florida home with crayons and markers....
2019-06-01 05:00

70-Year-Old Disqualified Marathon Runner Found Dead In The L.A. River Frank Meza, the 70-year-old distance runner who had his age group–record time at the L.A. Marathon disqualified on Monday after officials deemed that he had cheated, was found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday morning, according to local TV s...
2019-07-05 22:00

First-ever mandatory water cutbacks will kick in next year along the Colorado River ‘An era of limits’ for the Colorado River: Mandatory cuts in water deliveries will take effect in 2020, reducing supplies for Arizona, Nevada, Mexico.        ...
2019-08-18 07:00

Scottie Pippen adds 5-year-old to lawsuit alleging crayon damage in mansion Scottie Pippen is officially suing a 5-year old. Yes, you read that right. Pippen added the kindergartner to a tenant lawsuit over the condition of a Fort Lauderdale home he was renting to comedian Lindsay Glazer and her husband Jacob Woloshin. He al...
2019-05-31 19:00

70-year-old marathoner accused of cheating found dead in Los Angeles River Frank Meza, a 70-year-old runner who was recently disqualified from Los Angeles Marathon for alleged cheating, was found dead in Los Angeles River.       ...
2019-07-05 19:51

UN health agency highlights lifestyle choices that can prevent onset of dementia, as millions more succumb each year Key lifestyle choices such as getting regular exercise, not smoking or drinking too much, can reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, the UN health agency said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 15:34

Illegal immigrant population to surge 10% this year, flood schools The continued surge of Latin American illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border will lead to hundreds of thousands being released into the country, increasing the already massive population of migrants by some 10%, according to a new analysis....
2019-07-11 20:17

Mom, boyfriend charged after missing 3-year-old girl found dead in Virginia river A southwestern Virginia mother and her boyfriend were arrested Wednesday after authorities found the body of a missing 3-year-old girl in a local river....
2019-07-11 04:17

Search underway for missing 2-year-old girl after mother crosses Rio Grande River, Border Patrol says A missing 2-year-old girl from Brazil is the focus of Border Patrol agents as they search the Rio Grande River.        ...
2019-07-03 17:51

Mississippi River rising to 'near historic' level as 'catastrophic' flooding possible on Arkansas River Floods that have caused months of misery across the Midwest are expected to get even worse this week as major rivers are forecast to reach record levels and communities near them brace for potentially catastrophic damage....
2019-05-28 20:17

'The river is in my blood': meet the people of the River Thames From swan markers to mudlarkers, houseboat dwellers to bridge operators, meet the people for whom the Thames is so much more than just water. Photographed exclusively by Martin Parr...
2019-07-18 08:51

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR YET FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Tops One Million Contract Mark For The First Time, Year-End Volume Increases 138% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CFE's four-year history as volume totaled 1,136,295 contracts traded, an increase of 138% over 2006's volume of 478,424 contracts, which...
2019-05-24 03:17

How to Prevent Your Baby From Peeing on You It’s a startling discovery that just about every new parent makes: When you change a baby’s diaper, you are in the splash zone. However, there are some ways to stay on guard, as I learned from the Offspring Facebook group. Here are four methods....
2019-06-29 00:17

How to prevent employee burnout The World Health Organisation now officially recognizes workplace ‘burnout’ as an occupational phenomenon, this is the first time it’s being directly linked in its classification of diseases as a work hazard. Why has it become su...
2019-08-17 01:00

‘No Way To Prevent This,’ Says Only Nation Where This Regularly Happens EL PASO, TX—In the hours following a violent rampage in Texas in which a lone attacker killed 20 individuals and injured 26 others, citizens living in the only country where this kind of mass killing routinely occurs reportedly concluded Sunday that ...
2019-08-05 21:17

To Prevent Hemorrhoids, Poop in the Dark “Some people like to be all alone, sitting half-naked up on the throne. Personally that don’t work for me, ’cause it smells like the poo-poo that just came from me.” When vlogger Ze Frank sang this in 2006, I found his argument compelling: Who wants ...
2019-06-03 17:51

How To Undo and Prevent Windows Updates Major Windows 10 updates aren’t always smooth sailing. And if you own Microsoft’s Surface Book 2, you’ll probably be a bit annoyed to know that you can’t update to Windows 10 version 1903, the latest iteration of Microsoft’s operating system, thanks ...
2019-07-16 23:00

How to prevent an AI-induced mid-career crisis At this point, it feels like I’ve heard countless stories about workers who are restless about the effects that AI will have on their jobs and their careers in the relatively near future. While we must certainly take into account that the nature of c...
2019-05-26 20:51

Prevent Awkward Family Conversations With an FAQ It doesn’t matter whether you see your family once a week or once a year, they seem to have a knack of asking about the subjects you’d prefer not to discuss. And if you have to attend a gathering with multiple extended family members—like Thanksgivin...
2019-06-05 20:00

How to prevent the top 11 threats in cloud computing The latest risks involved in cloud computing point to problems related to configuration and authentication rather than the traditional focus on malware and vulnerabilities, according to a new Cloud Security Alliance report....
2019-08-07 10:00

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
2019-08-13 02:51

Weighing yourself every day could prevent weight gain New research finds that self-weighing and seeing a graphical representation of their weight changes can prompt people to lose or maintain their weight....
2019-05-25 15:17

IBM using AI to help prevent Australia's beaches from washing away IBM is helping to preserve Australia's iconic beaches, implementing artificial intelligence to allow scientists to put their time towards addressing coastal erosion, rather than on mapping it....
2019-08-01 07:51

How to Prevent and Manage Calluses From Lifting We’re probably all used to getting calluses on our feet, but tiny ones can develop on your hands and fingers if you lift weights often, or if you do a lot of work with gymnastics gear like rings and pull-up bars. The ways to manage them have a lot in...
2019-07-04 04:00

How To Prevent and Respond to a SIM Swap Scam SIM swap attacks are “off the hook right now,” as described in a November 2018 article from security maven Brian Krebs. While most of you probably have never, and won’t ever, encounter one, it’s good to be prepared should this irritating hack happen ...
2019-06-19 17:51

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for census workers....
2019-06-28 07:51

Floodwaters damage historic sub (KJRH/NBC News) Repair estimates are in for a World War II submarine pushed from its resting spot at an Oklahoma war memorial when floodwaters hit in May. The USS Batfish floated from its resting spot on May 23rd. The USS Batfish now sits 12 feet uph...
2019-07-08 20:51

What to know about alcohol and brain damage Alcohol has many effects on the body and can potentially damage the brain. Long-term and short-term effects can result in a range of physical and psychological changes. Learn more here....
2019-07-03 21:34

A drug may prevent Alzheimer’s but there are no plans to find out A rheumatoid arthritis drug may also cut the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, but there are no plans to conduct the trials needed to find out if it really works...
2019-06-11 21:00

4 Your Health: Healthy lifestyles that help prevent dementia Healthy lifestyles can help prevent dementia. Leading a healthy lifestyle is the most effective way to prevent dementia. New research shows people who make healthy choices like a good diet, exercise, not smoking, light alcohol use and cognitive stimu...
2019-07-15 20:51

Implanted drug could someday prevent HIV infection The drug company Merck released research showing that a potent new drug, implanted in a matchstick-sized rod under the skin, holds promise for shielding people from HIV. But it is years from market....
2019-07-24 02:51

How to treat and prevent razor burn near the vagina Shaving the hair around the vagina can sometimes cause razor burn, which can lead to skin irritation and pain. Razor burn tends to get better on its own, but trying home remedies and over-the-counter creams can help provide relief. Learn more about h...
2019-05-21 14:51

Barr says the US needs encryption backdoors to prevent “going dark.” Um, what? Enlarge / US Attorney General William Barr speaks at the International Conference on Cyber Security at Fordham University School of Law on July 23, 2019 in New York City. In his remarks, Barr stated that increased encryption of data on phones and enc...
2019-08-05 12:34

Only YOU Can Prevent Tom Steyer From Ruining the Next Democratic Debate Folks, I’m here to ask a favor on behalf of all of America: on NO ACCOUNT must you tell ANY POLLSTER that you intend to vote for Tom Steyer. This is extremely, extremely, extremely, extremely important....
2019-08-21 04:34

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 11:34

How to Prevent Spammers From Infiltrating Your Google Calendar My boyfriend and I have a shared Google calendar so we can keep track of each other’s various events and commitments, as well as things like concerts and parties we plan to attend together. It’s a great system for us, but this week we ended up with s...
2019-08-25 02:00

West Africa: Using data to prevent drought Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fuelling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the continent for this scenario – with help from Germany....
2019-08-01 20:00

U.S. seen reining in 'radicals' to prevent war, Iranian general says "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the country's semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander....
2019-05-25 10:51

Put Away the Pants: Here's How to Prevent Thigh Chafing This Summer Here is a common summer scenario: You check your weather app, look out the window, ask Alexa what the temperature it is outside—whatever—and decide to throw on a dress to provide your legs with some relief from the sweltering heat. However, mere mome...
2019-08-02 07:17

3 interventions could prevent millions of cardiovascular deaths A new Harvard study argues that implementing three heart health interventions at a global level could save millions of lives in the next couple of decades....
2019-06-11 13:34

Can Learning a Foreign Language Prevent Dementia? You may have heard that learning another language is one method for preventing or at least postponing the onset of dementia. Dementia refers to the loss of cognitive abilities, and one of its most common forms is Alzheimer’s disease. At this ti...
2019-07-19 20:00

How to Prevent Amazon From Reviewing Your Alexa Convos After a Guardian story revealed that Apple uses human contractors to review some of its Siri recordings this week, Apple made the decision to temporarily suspend the program. Google followed suit with its virtual assistant, and now Amazon has done th...
2019-08-03 21:34

How to prevent data destruction from cybersecurity attacks IBM's Christoper Scott discusses malware, how cyberattackers get into environments, and why using multifactor authentication is crucial if you use an online service....
2019-08-16 12:34

Physical fitness may help prevent depression, anxiety Although exercise can improve mental health, little is known about whether physical fitness can reduce the risk of developing mental health conditions....
2019-08-12 08:17

How to Prevent Blood Clots on Long Flights If you’re sitting still for more than four hours, it’s possible for blood clots to form in your legs. Serious clots are rare, but can be life threatening, so the CDC says anybody who takes long flights (or car rides) over four hours should know how t...
2019-07-15 21:00

‘We’ve got to do our part’ to prevent right whale deaths: fisherman As a Halifax-based company seeks input for a prototype of ropeless fishing gear, a New Brunswick fisherman has another idea about how to decrease the dangers to right whales....
2019-07-20 02:34

Summer Safety: Tips to prevent hot car deaths TUCSON-Temperatures are on the rise in Tucson, and first responders want to remind you of the dangerous situations you could be putting your child or pet in without even realizing it. Since April, there have been 9 children who have died in hot cars ...
2019-05-26 20:34

Meditation can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease: study Mindfulness is more than good for the soul. According to a new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, it can also help prevent those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) from developing Alzheimer’s. The small pilot study e...
2019-08-19 21:00

Prevent Diaper Change Messes With a Song It’s sort of inevitable; at some point, your toddler is going to start grabbing at their diaper area while you’re changing their diaper and they’re going to end up with a fistful of bodily fluids (or solids) and it’s going to be frustrating. Sometime...
2019-07-24 23:51

2008 IS THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD GROWTH FOR CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE; Trading Rises Two Percent Over Year-Ago, Volume Tops One Million Contracts Traded For Second Consecutive Year CHICAGO, January 2, 2009 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 was the busiest year in CFE's five year history as volume totaled 1,161,019 contracts.Volume in 2008 rose two percent over 1,136,295 contracts traded last year ...
2019-05-24 01:51

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

2.4 Earthquake Reported In Kentucky, No Damage KEVIL, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 2.4 earthquake has occurred in Kentucky along the New Madrid fault line. News outlets say the quake was reported northeast of Kevil shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. There were no reports ...
2019-06-07 12:17

Crappy parenting can damage your kid’s DNA: report Blame your parents for all your problems? Science supports that. A new report by researchers at Lomo Linda University suggests that aloof and unsupportive parenting damages their children’s health on a genetic level, potentially leading to dise...
2019-05-31 21:34

Tornado damage near Joplin, Missouri A tornado skirted just a few miles north of Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a catastrophic tornado that killed 161 people in the city. The tornado caused damage in the nearby town of Carl Junction. (May 23)     ...
2019-05-23 11:00

Damage reported in El Reno after likely tornado Officials confirmed at least two fatalities after a destructive tornado ripped through El Reno, Oklahoma, late Saturday night. An unknown number of people remain missing....
2019-05-27 05:34

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, traffic, aeroplane emissions and other environmental impacts will come under parliamentary scrutiny.The...
2019-07-18 11:34

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
2019-06-19 02:51

Deepnudes developer shuts it down, but the damage is done There’s no positive use case for developing an app with the sole purpose of using AI to predict what a clothed woman, in an image, would look like nude – full stop. Developing such an app, as did the person(s) responsible for Deepnudes, is an act of ...
2019-06-28 01:51

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
2019-05-21 17:51

After the tornado: storm damage in the US – in pictures There has been a spate of tornadoes in the US over the last two weeks as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the south-east and persistent cold from the Rocky Mountains clashes over the midwest Continue reading......
2019-05-30 09:00

The snag that may prevent Dallas Keuchel from joining Yankees TORONTO — Dallas Keuchel has teams willing to go more than one year. The Yankees would like to add the free-agent left-handed starter, but just for the remainder of what has a very good chance of being a special season. So where does Keuchel land? Th...
2019-06-06 18:17

Little known iOS 13 feature will prevent Apple from throttling iPhones in the future Now that Apple iPhone users aren't automatically upgrading to the latest model every year or two, the longevity of the phone's battery is more important than ever. You might recall 2017's Batterygate. Apple's iPhone Battery and Performance website po...
2019-06-13 00:00

Colon cancer: Could yogurt prevent precancerous growths? A new study has found that men who eat yogurt regularly have a lower risk of abnormal growths in the bowel, or adenomas, which can precede colon cancer....
2019-06-20 17:00

There’s now an AI to prevent cats from bringing dead animals into your house We cover a lot of stuff related to AI. There are some fascinating models that can create talking head videos based on just one picture, or manipulate an image with just one click. But now there’s a fascinating model that can stop your cat from bringi...
2019-07-01 11:34

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when y...
2019-06-13 23:51

TFD implements procedures to prevent work-related cancer TUCSON-The Tucson Fire Department is working to prevent cancer in the workplace. The department implemented a number of procedures to protect its firefighters. “Cancer has become the leading risk to health and safety for firefighters,” sa...
2019-06-03 13:34

J&K Restrictions To Prevent Deaths, Removal In Phases, Says Government The government today justified strict restrictions on movement in Jammu andKashmir, saying as a trade-off between restrictions and loss and life, the government chose restrictions....
2019-08-13 19:17

"Clouds Prevent Radars From Detecting Accurately," Says Top IAF Officer A top Indian Air Force official on Monday defended Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent assertion that a rainy day was a better pick for Balakot strikes as the clouds could help fighter jets evade......
2019-05-27 17:34

How to get the longest life out of your battery (and help prevent it from bursting into flames) We're surrounded by countless devices that each contain a rechargeable battery, and those batteries generally go unnoticed unless they stop working or do something more spectacular like burst into flames. Here's how to get the longest -- and safest ...
2019-08-03 11:34

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambling to prevent the imminent deportation of a Uighur man to China, where they say he faces torture.Abli...
2019-08-03 15:17

Ikea’s newest dressers are designed to prevent ‘tip-over’ deaths The company's newest line, being unveiled Tuesday, includes dressers with just two front legs, so they cannot stand upright unless they are attached to a wall....
2019-06-04 18:00

Ikea's Newest Dressers Are Designed To Prevent 'Tip-Over' Deaths Scandinavian retailer Ikea has introduced a line of tip-resistant dressers to address a design issue that has killed eight children and injured dozens of others in the past two decades....
2019-06-05 09:00

$11M grant seeks to prevent cervical cancer in Appalachia MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The National Cancer Institute has gifted 10 Appalachian health systems a total of $11 million for cervical cancer prevention programs. News outlets report the grant was announced last week in collaboration with the West Virgi...
2019-06-10 18:17

Common acne drug could prevent artery hardening Scientists have identified the mechanism that causes artery hardening and have shown that the antibiotic minocycline can prevent the process in rats....
2019-06-11 21:34

An ‘EpiPen’ for spinal-cord injuries could prevent paralysis When your body suffers trauma, its fierce army of immune cells go to work — clearing out dead and damaged tissue as well as beefing up the injured area’s defense against infection. But for the some 12,000 new cases of spinal-cord injury i...
2019-07-12 22:51

Barrier proposed to prevent Verrazzano Bridge suicides A Brooklyn councilman is demanding the MTA look west and rip a page out of the Golden Gate Bridge’s playbook to stop a sudden surge of people leaping to death off the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge. Councilman Justin Brannan, a Democrat who represen...
2019-06-05 03:34

Many Americans mistakenly use aspirin to prevent heart disease (Reuters Health) - - Many Americans regularly take aspirin without a doctor's recommendation, believing it will protect their hearts, a new study finds. The problem is that for those who don't already have heart disease, aspirin comes with some dange...
2019-07-23 01:00

Texas moves to arm more teachers to prevent school shootings AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas lawmakers moved the state closer to arming more teachers to help prevent school shootings, sending the measure to Gov. Greg Abbott for consideration. The bill passed Wednesday night by the Senate was part of a group of scho...
2019-05-23 07:00

ThriveNYC lacks initiative to prevent recidivism among mentally ill A staggering 48% of Big Apple inmates with mental illness end up back in jail within a year of their release — yet the city's $250 million-a-year mental health program ThriveNYC has no targeted initiatives to help them....
2019-06-18 08:01

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
2019-06-08 06:51

Seniors may need new shoes to avoid pain, prevent falls (Reuters Health) - Because our feet change shape as we age, shoes that fit when we were young may become uncomfortable and unsafe in our senior years, a research review suggests....
2019-07-05 21:51

Middle schools can help prevent teen dating violence (Reuters Health) - Middle schools that offer a comprehensive dating violence prevention program in every grade may have fewer youth involved in abusive relationships, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-06 00:17

Use a Seasonal Car Maintenance Schedule to Prevent Summer Breakdowns You probably pay close attention to the workings and health of your car’s Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, wifi hotspot, and cruise control. All the fun stuff, right? But how much do you know about your windshield wipers?...
2019-06-01 00:17

Auto Makers, Advocates Wrestle With How to Prevent Hot-Car Deaths More auto makers are committing to install technology that alerts drivers if they have accidentally left a child in the back seat, but safety advocates and lawmakers say the effort isn’t enough to respond to the recent rise in car-seat fatalities....
2019-08-06 15:34

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb the problem, a new study says....
2019-07-04 03:00

Explosion on ‘Bond 25’ set causes injury, damage to studio NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios. The film’s official Twitter account said the accident Tuesday came from a “controlled explosion.̶...
2019-06-04 23:51

A recession in Germany could mean economic damage for these countries Data out Monday showed the manufacturing sector in Germany has weakened over the last couple of months, adding to other gloomy indicators, with economists considering whether a recession is on its way....
2019-06-28 14:34

Regret can seriously damage your mental health – here's how to leave it behind The emotion can be all-consuming and destructive, as therapists see only too often. But learning from your mistakes has the power to improve the futureThere was once a banker in his 50s who had worked seven days a week for 25 years and become a very ...
2019-06-27 22:34

German brothers, ages 4 and 6, run away from home, cause $17,000 in damage Two Bavarian brothers left a path of destruction in their village, including torching a neighbor's garage, after running away from home, German police say....
2019-08-13 20:51

Failure Of A Big Non-Banking Lender Could Cause Large Damage: RBI The central bank said bank borrowings have risen. Their share of total borrowings was 29.2 per cent in March 2019 versus 23.6 per cent a year earlier and 21.2 per centin March 2017....
2019-06-29 01:51

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
2019-06-19 16:51

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
2019-06-29 02:51

The Latest: Injured Chara not worried about further damage BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara says he is no different than any other player gutting it out in pain during the playoffs and isn’t thinking about riskin...
2019-06-06 19:34

Quakes in Albania damage 100 homes, four injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring four people and causing damage to 100 houses, authorities and eyewitnesses said....
2019-06-02 00:00

Storms, floods cause $1.2B damage to public infrastructure Storms and flooding have caused significant damage throughout the US during the first half of 2019. The Associated Press tallied about $1.2 billion of damage in 24 states based on preliminary assessments of public infrastructure categories establishe...
2019-08-13 02:17

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convention that recognises damage to nature alongside other war crimes, according to an open letter by 24 pr...
2019-07-24 20:51

PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments. Attorneys representing 14 local public entities announced the settl...
2019-06-19 04:51

ADOT paid thousands for car damage on I-10 in Tucson TUCSON – More than five hundred people filed claims with the Arizona Department of Transportation during an eight-month period, claiming conditions on Interstate 10 in Tucson caused damage to their cars. According to the records, the claims occ...
2019-07-31 18:17

Oklahoma governor surveys tornado damage Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visits El Reno, a city about 25 miles west of Oklahoma that was hit by tornado Saturday night. (May 27)        ...
2019-05-28 23:34

Man charged for DUI, criminal damage after crashing into saguaro TUCSON – After getting in a sticky situation Wednesday morning, a driver involved in the saguaro-vehicle collision was charged for criminal damage and driving under the influence. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, 39-year-old...
2019-07-11 04:17

Multiple tornadoes cause damage in central Indiana Weather officials say severe storms in central Indiana produced at least four tornadoes, leaving thousands without power and damaging buildings. No injuries were reported. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17 15:51

Barry could cause up to $10B in storm damage, meteorologists predict Experts estimate that the total damage and economic loss caused by Tropical Storm Barry — which is set to deliver a punishing blow to the Gulf Coast this weekend, possibly as a hurricane — will be upwards of $10 billion. “It’s no Katrina,...
2019-07-13 04:51

Check Your Nintendo Switch Cartridges for Damage Before You Use Them The Nintendo Switch is a fun game console, but it’s surprisingly fragile. Its kickstand can snap off like a twig; its screen is easy to scratch; and, apparently, inserting a damaged game cartridge into your console can break the card reader, making i...
2019-06-10 22:34

France: Brain-damage patient dies after right-to-die row A Frenchman at the heart of a right-to-die case has died after doctors removed life support. The question of whether to keep Vincent Lambert in a permanently vegetative state divided both his family and the nation....
2019-07-11 20:00

Pension rules that damage NHS staffing to be changed Changes to pension tax rules that have created a staffing crisis in the NHS, with medical staff reducing their hours or retiring early, are being promised by the Government....
2019-08-07 02:00

EU says reneging on Brexit bill would damage UK economy Budget chief linked £39bn divorce bill to UK retaining beneficial relationship with blocA UK government led by Boris Johnson could not be dragged through the courts if it refused to pay the country’s multibillion-pound Brexit bill, the EU’s German bu...
2019-06-13 21:51

The Latest: Runaway barges cause ‘minimal’ damage to dam JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 8 p.m. Army engineers say two runaway barges did “minimal” damage when they struck an Arkansas River dam. The barges, fille...
2019-05-24 06:34

How crushed eggshells could help repair bone damage In an effort to find better ways of supporting bone growth for transplants, a study in vitro and in vivo has turned to an unusual material: eggshells....
2019-07-10 21:00

Using Social Media to Prevent Mass Shootings Faces Challenges President Trump’s call for law enforcement and social-media companies to develop technology to prevent mass shootings cuts to the heart of several enormous challenges, experts say....
2019-08-06 13:00

Sports Media's Bias Against Men Doesn't Prevent Ed Werder From Getting His Old Job Back Remember last year when Ed Werder, who was laid off from ESPN in 2017, went on a Twitter rant about how people who encouraged women to apply for jobs in sports were “disqualifying” men from getting those jobs? Remember when he pretended that there wa...
2019-08-12 21:51

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study (Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations....
2019-06-08 01:17

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice....
2019-06-05 22:34

US must spend $4.5bn to prevent more child migrant deaths at border, warns CBP CBP’s acting commissioner blames rising number of deaths of child migrants in US detention on a lack of federal fundingMore children may die in the detention of the US government unless Congress passes a $4.6bn emergency fund for immigration services...
2019-06-21 03:51

Micronutrient may prevent birth defects linked to marijuana use, study says Pregnant women who smoke marijuana put their unborn child at serious risk for developmental impairment later in life. However, researchers may have uncovered a way to prevent that outcome....
2019-07-31 23:00

Sri Lanka arrests 2 for failing to prevent Easter bomb attacks Sri Lankan authorities on Tuesday arrested the national police chief and a former top defense official for failing to stop the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 250 people....
2019-07-02 18:51

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
2019-07-03 00:34

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October, police said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 17:17

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
2019-06-28 15:51

UK warship tried to prevent Iran from stopping tanker: Revolutionary Guards A British warship escorting the detained UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero tried to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from stopping the ship, Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif, a Guards spokesman, said on Saturday, according to the Fars news agency....
2019-07-20 23:34

Auto theft rises in the summer. Here's how to prevent your car from getting stolen Car theft peaks in the summer, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. So follow these tips to maximize your chances at avoiding theft.       ...
2019-07-31 18:17

PG&E Shuts Power to California Resort Area to Prevent Wildfires PG&E cut power to customers in a Napa County resort area, the first of what the utility has said will likely be numerous pre-emptive shutdowns this year to help prevent deadly wildfires....
2019-06-09 16:51

Kamal Nath Asks Ministers To Look After MLAs To Prevent Poaching Days after the Lok Sabha poll results, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has moved swiftly to keep his flock of Congress MLAs together to thwart any poaching attempt by a resurgent BJP....
2019-05-28 02:34

UK Labour moves to prevent new PM pursuing no-deal Brexit: Starmer Britain's opposition Labour Party said on Wednesday it had brought forward a motion for parliament to take control of government business to prevent a new prime minister pursuing a no-deal Brexit....
2019-06-12 16:17

Box Shield launches in private beta to prevent data compromise Box has launched Box Shield, an AI-powered security solution that enables admins to define granular file and folder access policies, in private beta.Read More...
2019-08-21 20:34

How to prevent Windows 10 activation trouble when upgrading computer hardware Simple preemptive troubleshooting conducted before a major hardware upgrade could reduce the frustration of the Windows 10 deactivation and reactivation process....
2019-06-19 01:17

A drastic plan might prevent catastrophic Antarctic ice sheet collapse Pumping huge volumes of ocean water onto the West Antarctic ice sheet may stop it collapsing and causing a dramatic sea level rise that would threaten New York...
2019-07-17 22:51

Fortune 500 CEOs use these techniques to improve performance and prevent burnout For almost 30 years, Johnson & Johnson's Human Performance Institute has been training top athletes and business professionals to perform to their maximum....
2019-07-24 04:51

Saskatchewan cabin owners advised how to help prevent wildfires from spreading Parks Canada said simple things like removing yard waste and trimming vegetation around homes are vital in stopping the spread of wildfires this season....
2019-07-18 04:51

Alexa's Sneaky Fine Print Could Prevent You From Suing Amazon for Anything Let’s say you purchased a pencil case for your kid on Amazon.com. But it turns out it contains lead that’s way over the federal legal limit, and your kid gets sick as a result. You liked Amazon, used it frequently to buy products and even own an Amaz...
2019-05-29 20:34

WHO recommends exercising, not smoking, healthy diet to prevent dementia To reduce the risk of dementia and cognitive decline, new guidelines released by the World Health Organization recommend people eliminate risk factors that bring on the deadly disease....
2019-05-22 00:00

Centre Must Take Action To Prevent Terror Attacks On Soldiers: Congress The Congress on Thursday urged the Modi government and intelligence agencies to take suitable action to prevent terror attacks in the future, a day after five Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF......
2019-06-13 11:34

Manchester City lodge appeal to prevent Champions League ban The Premier League club has protested its innocence regarding claims it breached UEFA's Financial Fair Play rules. The reigning English champions have been threatened with expulsion from Europe's premier competition....
2019-06-07 00:51

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
2019-05-24 03:17

What to Do Before, During and After a Flood After a year of record-breaking precipitation across the country, large swaths of the midwest are dealing with extreme levels of flooding. Thousands of people across Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas have been evacuated in the wake of levees failing on thr...
2019-06-04 18:00

‘A River Runs Through It’ soon open to all After years of planning, the stream made famous in the fly fishing book and movie featuring Brad Pitt, “A River Runs Through It,” will soon be open to all....
2019-05-31 23:34

Trump moves into damage control mode (just like every other politician) When the British ambassador to Washington was caught disparaging President Trump in cables back to London, everyone knew what happened next would be rather undiplomatic....
2019-07-11 10:51

Southern California earthquake triggers reports of damage A magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Friday in Southern California triggered reports of damage in communities in the northwest area of San Bernardino County, near where the temblor hit, the county Fire Department said on Twitter....
2019-07-06 12:51

Tornadoes In Ohio Leave At Least One Dead, Widespread Damage Ohio residents inspected destroyed homes and debris-strewn streets Tuesday after powerful tornadoes ripped through the US state overnight, killing at least one person and causing widespread damage and......
2019-05-29 03:51

Wire damage causes huge delays on Metro-North Metro-North Railroad service in Connecticut is being delayed Monday morning on the New Haven line because of wire damage between Bridgeport and Stratford, officials said. Residual delays of up to 30 minutes into Grand Central Terminal are reported du...
2019-06-17 17:51

California assessing damage after biggest earthquake in 20 years A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries....
2019-07-06 21:17

Dramatic pictures of the storm damage from Florence and Mangkhut Extreme storms Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut have caused destruction and taken lives across the globe this week, forcing millions to evacuate their homes...
2019-05-21 16:00

Many items in Rhode Island’s archives are at risk of damage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An assessment of the Rhode Island state archives has found that many items, including the state’s copy of the Bill of Rights, are at risk of damage because they’re kept in a building that’s not meant for pres...
2019-05-28 19:17

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
2019-08-04 14:17

Air pollution, especially ozone, tied to worsening lung damage (Reuters Health) - The more exposure people have to air pollution, especially ozone, the more lung damage they develop over time, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-08-15 00:51

Residents view damage from collapsed Dallas crane Residents of a five-story Dallas apartment building badly damaged Sunday when a construction crane fell on it were allowed back into their apartments Monday to salvage what they could. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 05:34

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has 'significant damage' An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has "significant damage to her internal organs."...
2019-06-06 19:34

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off Chile, no damage reported An earthquake of magnitude 6.8 struck off Chile's coast on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, but local authorities said there was no immediate report of any damage....
2019-08-01 22:34

This common mineral may damage teen brains: study This micro mineral could be doing macro damage. Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine have found that childhood exposure to the mineral manganese can potentially impact their motor control and brain function — specifically...
2019-08-15 05:17

Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal homes until the risk of a tsunami passed...
2019-06-19 04:17

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress' Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores....
2019-08-03 09:17

Earthquake shakes much of western France, no damage reported PARIS (AP) — A moderate earthquake has hit western France, felt as far as Bordeaux in the south and Normandy in the north. No damage has been reported so far, according to Col. Michael Bernier, spokesman for the national civil security service. He sa...
2019-06-21 11:51

Oklahoma governor surveys damage from tornado that killed 2 EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt has toured the area where two people were killed by a tornado over the weekend, saying it was “just unbelievable that anybody could survive.” Stitt traveled Monday to El Reno, a city about 2...
2019-05-27 23:17

Quakes in Albania damage some homes, five reported injured Six earthquakes in the space of two hours, the first with a magnitude of 5.3, shook south-eastern Albania on Saturday, injuring five people and causing damage to five houses, the Defense Ministry and local media reported....
2019-06-01 11:17

Germany's governing parties in damage control after EU vote Germany's governing parties licked their wounds Monday after a battering in the European Parliament elections and vowed to improve their performance....
2019-05-27 21:17

California earthquake: Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks A 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked Southern California late Friday. Here's what we know about injuries, damage and aftershocks.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51

Self-repairing robots that sense and fix damage developed by scientists The much heralded robot apocalypse -- which may be many years, or decades, away -- is predicated on the notion that robots will eventually be able to handle tasks that require a deft, softer touch....
2019-08-09 12:34

Teens damage MTA bus with rocks, bricks and chair after being kicked off A pair of unruly teens who were tossed off a Bronx bus retaliated by throwing rocks, bricks and a chair at the vehicle’s windows, according to police and footage released Friday of the meteoric meltdown. The two teen girls were on the BX11 MTA ...
2019-08-09 22:34

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This is according to credit rating agency S&P. Huawei's placement on the list last month means that the ma...
2019-06-13 06:51

No panic stations as Barty heads to New York to do some damage "No worries" is one of Australia's more notable contributions to the English language but Ash Barty has preferred the mantra "no panic stations" over the last few weeks as she hit the American hardcourts to prepare for the U.S. Open....
2019-08-22 17:34

Vandals Again Damage Homes, Cars In Meadowthorpe Neighborhood LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Lexington police have reported a second night of vandalism in the city’s Meadowthorpe neighborhood. On Thursday, authorities say, someone damaged more than a dozen vehicles with a BB gun. Police say it happened a...
2019-06-16 18:34

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
2019-05-29 14:34

New Machu Picchu airport raises damage fears Work starts on a new airport that will make the Machu Picchu ruins in Peru more accessible to travelers than ever. That's sparked protests from those who worry about the project's effect on the Sacred Valley....
2019-05-30 14:17

Shoplifting suspect shot by officer has ‘significant damage’ CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — An attorney for a shoplifting suspect who was shot in April by a suburban St. Louis police officer says she has “significant damage to her internal organs.” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the ...
2019-06-06 16:51

Phillies File Lawsuit To Prevent Phanatic From Hitting Free Agency The Philadelphia Phillies filed a lawsuit on Friday against the New York company that created the team’s beloved mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, after the company threatened to make the Phanatic a “free agent” if a contract signed in 1984 was not restr...
2019-08-05 17:34

UK university will study students' social media data to prevent suicide A university in the UK is planning to use data analytics to help prevent student suicide. Northumbria University, and a handful of partner organizations, will collect data from students' social media accounts to create an "Early Alert Tool." If ...
2019-06-06 10:00

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million levs ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
2019-07-17 14:34

2021 Formula 1 rules made restrictive to prevent racing limitations Formula 1 sporting chief Ross Brawn says it is important the 2021 regulations come down hard on teams in order to stop them designing cars detrimental to racing...
2019-07-18 20:34

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggests.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

Equifax settlement includes more free credit reports but that won't prevent fraud Free credit reports are a good thing, but checking on your file won't do anything to prevent fraud from happening. Here are tips to stop it before it occurs....
2019-07-22 22:00

UK Labour's McDonnell privately says party should campaign to prevent Brexit: report The finance chief of Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said privately that the party should campaign to prevent Brexit, the Sunday Times newspaper reported....
2019-08-25 10:00

Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila's show canceled to 'prevent bloodshed' The band's performance at the Byblos International Festival on August 9 has been canceled "to prevent bloodshed and maintain peace and security," event organizers say....
2019-07-31 21:34

Pfizer had clues its drug could prevent Alzheimer’s. It didn’t report the findings. Researchers say Pfizer should have published its analysis on the blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis therapy Enbrel. Pfizer says its decision was based on science....
2019-06-05 20:00

Studies explore treatments to prevent cluster headaches, quell migraines (Reuters Health) - Two drug trials may promise some relief for people who suffer migraine headaches as well as those who have cluster headaches, a rare but intensely painful type of headache thought to be related to migraine....
2019-07-11 01:00

Apple locks new iPhone batteries to prevent third-party repair, report says Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images | Getty) If your new iPhone needs a new battery anytime soon, you may not want to bother replacing it yourself or heading to your local third-party shop. Thanks to a change on Apple's part, you'll be basically left with...
2019-08-09 05:00

Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines of fire services....
2019-07-16 22:17

Indian Kitchen Tips: Sure Shot Ways To Prevent Hot Milk From Sticking To The Pan Whether you are boiling milk for regular consumption or preparing desserts like custard or kheer, it gets imperative to keep the vessel from burning and sticking....
2019-08-07 20:34

Facebook aims to prevent census misinformation after criticism for voter suppression ads Facebook will work to prevent misinformation about the 2020 census, the company announced Sunday, and also launched a civil rights task force .        ...
2019-07-01 06:34

State bans floating billboards to prevent ‘Times Square on the Hudson’ The proposed legislation, passed Thursday, is intended to address a recent spate of complaints about boats ferrying gaudy ads, which critics said marred some of the Big Apple’s most scenic views....
2019-06-23 18:17

Backlash after domestic violence victims given blunt knives to prevent stabbings Domestic abuse victims in the UK will be given blunt knives by cops in a bizarre bid to stop attacks in the home. The shocking move is being piloted by police in Nottinghamshire, England, with 100 “no point” blades handed to people who ha...
2019-06-13 19:51

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to Th...
2019-06-21 06:51

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
2019-05-30 03:34

London Bridge attack: MI5 and police cleared of failing to prevent atrocity Conclusion comes after inquests in which relatives of eight victims challenged authorities’ actionsA coroner has cleared MI5 and the police of failing to prevent the London Bridge terrorist attack.The chief coroner of England and Wales, Judge Mark Lu...
2019-06-28 18:51

Weaker Yuan Tests China's Ability to Prevent Capital Flight China’s biggest experiment with the yuan since a botched devaluation in 2015 suggests Beijing believes it can stem a flood of money fleeing its borders....
2019-08-11 19:34

Exclusive: US homeopaths claim 'therapies' prevent measles and 'cure' autism Thousands of children put on alternative therapies amid measles outbreak, potentially exposing them to life-threatening illnessThousands of American children are being put on homeopathic alternatives to vaccination by practitioners who claim they can...
2019-06-07 10:51

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
2019-07-22 16:51

2019 NFL record projections: Can Chargers prevent a Patriots run to Super Bowl LIV? USA TODAY Sports' Nate Davis releases his annual NFL record projections. Will the New England Patriots reach a fourth straight Super Bowl?       ...
2019-07-22 17:34

Flood Havoc Flooding has imperiled crops and livestock in the agricultural heartland at a time when farmers are already feeling the pain of the trade war with China....
2019-06-10 14:17

Never Try To Drive Through a Flood It’s hurricane season, and we’ve got a weirdo storm brewing up in the Gulf of Mexico right now. The storm is heading toward Louisiana, which has already struggled with flooding this week, so it’s time that we issue the following demand, ever so calml...
2019-07-11 05:00

A Rhine romance: following the mighty river Flowing from the Swiss Alps to the Hook of Holland, the Rhine is a merger of European cultures and landscapes, writes Ben CoatesHiking over the rocks near Tujetsch, I was surprised to find a lighthouse. My surprise wasn’t due to its appearance: the l...
2019-06-29 08:51

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the riverbed. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. See Also:7 places that serve avocado with a twistWh...
2019-08-01 10:34

10 of the best lake and river holidays in Europe From exploring Finland’s lake district to canoeing the Danube delta, we pick the continent’s most beautiful regions for fresh-water activity holidaysFew places have more romantic appeal than the Italian Lakes, from celebrity-favourite Como, to the va...
2019-06-28 06:34

Ohio River set for cleanup this weekend CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Ohio River is set to get a scrubbing this weekend. The West Virginia environmental department has announced that the 31st annual Ohio River Sweep is scheduled for this Saturday. Volunteers from 11 West Virginia counties w...
2019-06-13 12:34

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

Kelechi Osemele could go from Raiders collateral damage to Jets savior As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-18 01:17

Small quake hits Mexico City, no damage reported A small earthquake struck central Mexico City on Tuesday night, jolting office towers and apartment buildings in the sprawling metropolis, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage....
2019-07-17 14:51

Avoid Damage To Surroundings: Court To Guptas On Weddings In Uttarakhand Wedding ceremonies of the sons of South Africa-based businessmen brothers Ajay and Atul Gupta are in full swing in Uttarakhand's leading tourist resort Auli amid judicial concerns over possible damage......
2019-06-20 14:51

Storms cause travel chaos, large-scale damage in Germany A series of summer storms that uprooted trees and blew over power lines has disrupted rail and road travel across parts of southern and central Germany...
2019-08-19 12:34

Wall St. falls as CSX results point to damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes dipped on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
2019-07-17 21:34

Stem cell treatment may reverse heart attack damage Researchers have developed a method of growing new tissue from stem cells that can repair the harm caused by a heart attack, according to a new study....
2019-08-07 04:00

Shaken communities take stock of damage after Southern California quakes High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second tem...
2019-07-07 00:00

Powerful Southern California quake, second in two days, causes damage, injuries A magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook Southern California on Friday, triggering fires, buckling part of a highway, damaging buildings but causing few reported injuries despite striking with eight times more force than the initial quake in the same area a ...
2019-07-06 12:51

Wall St. falls as CSX results signal damage from trade tensions U.S. stock indexes fell on Wednesday as weak results from CSX Corp stoked concerns that the protracted trade war between the United States and China could hurt corporate earnings....
2019-07-18 04:00

Nicotine from e-cigarettes may damage ability to clear mucus from airways When the nicotine vapor from e-cigarettes hit human airway cells in culture, it slowed the movement of mucus or phlegm in the area, researchers report....
2019-06-07 16:51

California utility company to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage Pacific Gas & Electric filed for bankruptcy earlier this year in anticipation of massive lawsuit payments.        ...
2019-06-19 03:00

FCA's move to UK caused 'economic damage' in Italy, competition watchdog says FCA's decision to move its financial and legal offices out of Italy has caused major damage to Italian tax revenues, the country's competition watchdog said. His comments come as other companies are considering similar moves. ...
2019-07-02 20:17

Truck Drives Into Home In Rockcastle County, Causes Severe Damage ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Authorities are investigating after a truck into a home Brodhead. Brodhead Fire Department posted on their Facebook page that firefighters were called to an injury accident on Barnett Road just before 6:30p.m. ...
2019-07-01 06:17

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damage A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage....
2019-07-14 16:51

Louisiana landowners sue Bayou Bridge pipeline for trespassing and damage Latest legal skirmish in a long battle between activists and the company building the pipeline, which is also behind Keystone XL Landowners in Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin have filed suit against the company building the controversial Bayou Bridge p...
2019-05-21 17:34

The Latest: Kansas City airport reopens after storm damage KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Midwest (all times local): 8:50 a.m. Kansas City International Airport is open again after a harrowing night of storms that left debris over the runway, including debris apparently from a to...
2019-05-29 16:34

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
2019-06-08 07:34

Officials with utility view damage of deadly California fire PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Top officials with the utility behind the deadliest U.S. wildfire in at least a century quietly toured the burned remains of a Northern California town Friday. The Nov. 8 Camp Fire destroyed the town of Paradise, incinerating ...
2019-06-08 06:51

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings...
2019-07-16 08:00

The embassy leak will damage far more than the special relationship | Peter Ricketts Washington ambassador Kim Darroch did nothing wrong. But the episode has undermined trust within the Foreign OfficeUnder the Vienna convention the diplomatic bag is inviolable. That’s because states have long accepted that ambassadors need to be able...
2019-07-09 02:17

Rising Intolerance, Hate Crimes Can "Seriously Damage" Growth: Adi Godrej Noted industrialist Adi Godrej Saturday warned that the rising intolerance, hate crimes and moral policing can "seriously damage" economic growth of the nation....
2019-07-13 19:17

'Damage has been done': Newark grapples with water crisis echoing Flint’s The New Jersey city’s lead contamination crisis has been more than three years in the making – and residents feel officials have been slow to actOn a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Stre...
2019-08-25 11:34

Strong quake shakes Southern California; no immediate reports of damage A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 20:51

U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to the Buckeye Laurel pipeline....
2019-05-30 17:00

Tornado in Jefferson City, Mo., may have caused ‘catastrophic damage’: reports Jefferson City, the capital city of Missouri, has taken a direct hit from a tornado and suffered possibly “catastrophic” damage, according to reports....
2019-05-23 13:34

Father sues West Virginia frat over son’s brain damage MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit says a man who fell down the stairs at West Virginia University fraternity party has been permanently brain damaged. It says fraternity brothers posed with David M. Rusko’s unconscious body, squirted Ketchup o...
2019-06-28 17:34

After Months of Floods and Tornadoes, Officials Tally Billions in Damage As the swollen Mississippi and Missouri rivers slowly recede, communities across the Midwest are starting to add up the damage and make plans for repairs with the help of federal aid....
2019-07-04 15:51

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
2019-07-05 01:00

| Tornados kill three in central US, damage Missouri state capital Rescue workers are searching for survivors in the capital of Missouri after a deadly storm swept through parts of the central US, bringing dozens of tornados and causing flooding and significant damage to buildings....
2019-05-23 23:00

Heathrow's planes over Richmond Park would 'damage mental health' Locals who use park to boost their wellbeing face up to 47 low-flying aircraft an hour under planA psychologist who treats patients experiencing stress and anxiety with a dose of nature in Richmond Park says the expansion of Heathrow airport will be ...
2019-06-17 08:00

Debris caused damage that sidelined Verstappen in Monaco GP practice Debris caused the radiator leak that left Max Verstappen down in sixth place in second Formula 1 practice for the Monaco Grand Prix and cost Red Bull significant track time...
2019-05-23 20:17

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures HAVANA (AP) — Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration’s new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their businesses. The restrictions anno...
2019-06-05 20:51

Mexico City assesses damage after violent feminist protest Hundreds of women wielding pink spray paint and smoke have demonstrated in downtown Mexico City to protest against a string of alleged sexual attacks by police officers...
2019-08-18 01:34

EPA green lights use of pesticide linked to brain damage in children The Environment Protection Agency said other environmental groups failed to prove that a ban was warranted.        ...
2019-07-19 03:17

Trump administration won't ban pesticide tied to childhood brain damage Evironmental Protection Agency rejects proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, despite growing evidence of its toxicityThe US government has rejected a proposed ban on a toxic pesticide linked to brain damage in children, dismissing a growing body of research ...
2019-07-19 04:34

North Korea decries damage to environment on international Biodiversity Day North Korea highlighted biological diversity and the environment on Wednesday, the International Day for Biological Diversity, while tying environmental protection to national pride....
2019-05-22 18:01

Obama worries Biden’s 2020 bid could ‘damage his legacy’: report Former President Barack Obama tried to talk Joe Biden out of jumping into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination — and fears his veep could “damage his legacy” with his White House bid, according to a report. “You don&#...
2019-08-18 00:00

Strong quake strikes off El Salvador, no initial reports of damage An earthquake measured at 6.6 magnitude struck off the coast of El Salvador early on Thursday, though emergency services in the Central American country said there were no initial reports of significant damage....
2019-05-30 13:00

Dubai princess seeks court order to prevent child's forced marriage The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order to prevent one of her children from being forced into marriage, news agencies reported....
2019-08-01 01:51

Cost of global push to prevent women dying in childbirth to increase sixfold As Trump funding drought continues, UN figures show billions more will be needed to meet global target on maternal mortalityThe cost of preventing women from dying in childbirth is projected to increase sixfold by 2030, requiring billions of dollars ...
2019-07-19 16:17

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak which was first reported in late May....
2019-06-12 07:51

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on importants -- promising that Mexico “will try very hard” an...
2019-06-08 21:00

| WATCH | Zimbabwe deploys security forces to prevent banned march in Bulawayo Security forces and police are out in force in Zimbabwe's second city of Bulawayo to prevent a planned opposition march, days after brutally dispersing a similar banned protest in Harare....
2019-08-19 15:00

As summer heats up, Calif. utility starts cutting power to prevent wildfires Enlarge / A firefighter passes by a Smokey the Bear fire danger sign during a brush fire in Burbank, Calif., on May 25, 2018. (credit: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images) This weekend, one of California's largest utilities—Pacific Gas and Elec...
2019-06-11 01:34

Lowering blood pressure, sodium intake may prevent 94 million early deaths Experts estimate increasing high blood pressure treatment to 70 percent of the world's population could increase the lifespan of nearly 40 million people....
2019-06-10 20:17

For the First Time, an Expert Panel Is Recommending a Drug to Prevent High-Risk Groups From Getting HIV Over the past few decades, doctors and researchers have made admirable progress in controlling the spread of HIV, mainly by using anti-HIV drugs in powerful combinations that can make it harder for the virus to infect cells and pump out more copies o...
2019-06-11 23:00

England's FA Hopes Internet Shaming Will Prevent The Lads From Acting Like Absolute Knobs The most recent instance of English lads descending on the Iberian peninsula for a soccer match ended up making international news after a Brit shoved an old man into a fountain. So it makes sense that England’s Football Association would want to st...
2019-05-30 21:17

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 22:17

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 12:17

Neighbors form human chain to prevent ICE agents from taking Tennessee man: reports People in a Tennessee neighborhood formed a human chain on Monday morning to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from taking a man into custody, according to reports....
2019-07-24 18:34

In Troubling Experiment, UK University To Monitor Students' Social Media To Prevent Suicide A university in the UK announced that it will surveil student social media posts, among other data, to try and determine whether they are suicidal. The project is part of a pilot program and will reportedly be deployed across all British institutions...
2019-06-05 20:17

Pokémon Card Requiring Players To Speak Banned To Prevent Linguistic Confusion The Pokémon Company announced late yesterday that it’s banning one of the Pokémon trading card game’s newest cards at this year’s World Championship. That’s because this card introduces some potential language barrier issues between international pla...
2019-08-06 19:34

Lanka Police Chief Arrested Over Alleged Failure To Prevent Terror Attack Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief Tuesday over their alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 people, spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera......
2019-07-02 16:17

Pizza God's Quick Thinking And Court Vision Prevent Messy, Costly Turnover Here’s what we know: This is a pizza establishment. Okay, that’s all we know. Just enjoy the improvisation required to salvage this broken play:...
2019-06-06 12:17

The Secure Act may flood your 401(k) with annuities. Here's what you should know While many people may be drawn to the idea of guaranteed income in retirement, it's important to understand the pros and cons of annuities before buying one....
2019-07-04 03:17

How to Clean Your Kitchen After a Flood Living in an area impacted by a flood can be a traumatic event, made even wore if you’re not prepared. In light of potential flooding around the US, this week the FDA shared some tips on what to do when you’re cleaning up after a flood, specifically...
2019-06-02 00:17

Aerial view of Arkansas River flooding Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson toured the widespread flooding in his state by helicopter. He said the floods are affecting hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland. (May 31)        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

Several dead after river boat capsizes in Budapest Sightseeing boat was by the Hungarian parliament building when it was struck by another vesselSeven people have died after a sightseeing boat sank in the Danube, close to the Hungarian parliament building in central Budapest, according to MTI, Hungar...
2019-05-30 02:17

Seven dead and at least 20 missing after river boat capsizes Seven people have died and at least 20 are missing after a river boat with South Korean tourists on board capsized in the Hungarian capital Budapest....
2019-05-30 03:17

South of the river: London before gentrification – in pictures From denture repair shops to raunchy laundrettes, Niall McDiarmid’s portraits of the overlooked parts of deepest south London are a wonderful throwback to a time before the developers descended• McDiarmid’s book Southwestern is published by Setanta C...
2019-07-31 21:51

NBA 2K Announces WNBA Players, A River Of Sexism Follows Yesterday, when WNBA star Breanna Stewart let her fans know she’ll be in NBA 2K20, coming out September 9, the top response asked whether the basketball game, which has a MyCareer mode, has a MyKitchen mode, too....
2019-08-10 00:34

Historic flooding predicted along Arkansas River FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Residents in parts of Arkansas are preparing for what meteorologists are predicting will be the worst flooding in recorded history along parts of the Arkansas River over the coming week. The National Weather Service said in a ...
2019-05-26 23:34

$3.5B Fordham Landing project going up near Harlem River Another industrial wasteland along the Harlem River waterfront in the Bronx is on its way to a face-lift. The $3.5 billion mixed-use Fordham Landing project is planned to rise between the Harlem River and the Major Deegan Expressway. Developer Dynami...
2019-05-22 09:17

Teenager OK After Fall From Cliff in Red River Gorge POWELL COUNTY, KY (Lex 18) – A teenage hiker is lucky to only have minor injuries after falling from a cliff on Auxier Ridge Trail in the Red River Gorge Wednesday afternoon. “His mom ran up to the top of the rock and was like, my son fel...
2019-06-13 09:51

We've discovered a massive dinosaur-era river delta under the sea Some of the first dinosaurs may have lived and hunted on the largest delta plain ever discovered, which was 10 times the size of the Amazon river delta...
2019-05-21 16:00

Mississippi River spillway opening cut by 4/5ths NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans for opening a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana have been cut back dramatically because the river is rising more slowly than expected. The Army Corps of Engineers says it plans to release 20 percent of the water origina...
2019-06-06 00:51

Fighting Hunger in the Klamath River Basin Wednesday: Native Americans have some of the nation’s highest rates of food insecurity. Also: Another round of California v. Trump; and a special Berkeley cafe....
2019-08-15 04:51

Farmers are using drones to help save an endangered US river The Colorado River is a vital but threatened river in the Western U.S., so farmers are adapting to help conserve it.       ...
2019-08-14 06:51

Correction: River-Fish Kill story CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — In a story June 13 about a waste water spill in Alabama, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of the company responsible for the spill. The company is Tyson Foods, not Tyson Farms. A corrected version of the story i...
2019-06-14 20:51

Dog thrown out of car near Salt River unable to be saved PHOENIX (KPNX) — A small dog that is believed to have been thrown out of moving car near Salt River Saturday morning has a broken spine and won’t be able to be saved, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO’s L...
2019-06-16 01:34

River erosion threatens Oklahoma homes Some residents along a rain-swollen Oklahoma river are evacuating after swift currents eroded the riverbank and undermined the soil beneath their homes. (May 22)        ...
2019-05-23 01:34

A dam-building race threatens the Mekong River The Mekong River is a lifeline to many communities in Southeast Asia. But an ongoing drought and dozens of hydroelectric power plants are lowering water levels and damaging a fragile ecosystem....
2019-08-16 18:00

New York sues EPA over GE's Hudson River PCB cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of prematurely allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup was finished....
2019-08-21 23:34

Barges strike dam on Arkansas River in Oklahoma Two barges that broke loose on the swollen Arkansas River have struck a dam in Oklahoma, and at least one sank into the river. Near Crescent, erosion left several homes hanging over the Cimarron River. One unoccupied home rolled into the river. (May ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Distilling the Jim Beam fire: What we know about the cause, river impact and more A fire has been burning at Jim Beam Bourbon warehouse. Here's what to know about its impact on the Kentucky River, wildlife and more.       ...
2019-07-05 19:00

'Hudson Rising' Review: Reflections on a River The New-York Historical Society’s exhibition follows the 200-year story of the river’s ecological transformation, from its despoilment by industrial waste to its ascendance in the wake of the environmental movement....
2019-07-09 04:34

"Kashmir A Bilateral Issue, Ready To Assist": US Damage Control Amid Row The Trump administration has launched a damage control exercise after President Donald Trump's remarks about mediation on Kashmir, with the State Department on Tuesday saying it was a "bilateral"......
2019-07-23 07:51

Trump’s border wall in Arizona challenged over potential wildlife damage The barriers currently at the three sites block vehicles from passing but still allow wildlife to move through. Environmental groups said the 9.1-metre replacement bollards that the Trump administration plans to erect would prevent the cross-border m...
2019-08-07 13:34

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after weekend quake, no damage reported There were no reports on Monday of major damage in Indonesia from a weekend earthquake of magnitude 6.9 off the northeastern coast of the island of Sulawesi, and authorities lifted a tsunami warning....
2019-07-08 05:00

Vandals damage Oregon city’s historic America Legion post EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Vandals damaged an American Legion post in Oregon two days before Memorial Day. The Eugene Register-Guard reports vandals tore down entrance handrails and a portion of brick walls that support them at the home of Eugene’s Am...
2019-05-26 21:17

Baltimore Officials Estimate Damage From Ransomware Attack At Over $18 Million, Likely to Rise Early last month, hackers infected somewhere around 10,000 Baltimore, Maryland city computers with a “file-locking” ransomware variant called RobbinHood. Those hackers demanded a ransom of 13 bitcoin (at the time worth around $76,000, and today aroun...
2019-06-06 04:34

Missouri: destructive tornado leaves three people dead and severe damage Series of devastating storms led to multiple tornadoes, leaving people injured and trapped in homes as torrid weather pummels parts of midwestA large and violent tornado has left at least three people dead in Missouri as torrid weather continues to p...
2019-05-23 15:51

Youngsters Shunning Legal Profession A Colossal Damage: Ranjan Gogoi Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday observed youngsters are reluctant to join the legal profession due to "scary career prospects and uncertain future", which he said is a "colossal damage"......
2019-08-19 06:00

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
2019-07-10 19:17

Yemen's Houthis launch strike on Saudi utility station, no damage Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis launched a projectile into southern Saudi Arabia late on Wednesday which the Saudi-led coalition said landed near a desalination plant without causing damage or casualties....
2019-06-20 12:17

UPDATE 1-U.S. waives fuel rule in Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye pipeline The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday it waived an environmental rule through June 17 for gasoline sold in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after damage to Buckeye Partners' Laurel products pipeline....
2019-05-30 17:00

Mexico City assesses monument damage after anti-rape march MEXICO CITY — Workers erected a wooden wall around Mexico City’s iconic Angel of Independence monument Saturday after feminists defaced it with graffiti during a raucous protest over a string of alleged rapes by police. The disorder Friday night erup...
2019-08-19 21:34

Gangbangers ordered to inflict ‘damage’ before slay of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Bronx gangbangers were given the order to inflict “any kind of damage” they could on rivals just three days before the murder of innocent teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, according to court testimony Friday. A Trinitarios ...
2019-06-01 01:00

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
2019-08-20 08:34

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use, a new study says. ...
2019-08-22 01:34

Post Malone plane had safety issues and significant damage, FAA finds The FAA found that Post Malone's plane that needed to make an emergency landing in August had a bunch of safety violations, according to reports.       ...
2019-06-13 18:17

Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build "self-healing" robots that can feel pain or sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans....
2019-08-09 20:00

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 22:01

Taiwan rattled by 6.0 magnitude quake, no immediate reports of damage: weather bureau A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Taiwan's northeastern coastal city of Yilan on Thursday, the island's weather bureau said, with no immediate reports of damage....
2019-08-08 02:00

Heart strain from extreme exercise doesn't cause permanent damage, study says High-intensity running put more strain on the heart and drive up biomarkers that would otherwise indicate cardiac risk, but the damage they warn of is not permanent, researchers say....
2019-06-27 22:00

Owners of biblical Noah's ark replica sue over rain damage to property Ark Encounter, a Kentucky attraction with a replica of Noah's ark, has sued its insurers for failing to cover rain damage to its access road.        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

German insurers to pay 650 million euro for damage caused by June storms: GDV German insurance companies will have to pay claims of about 650 million euros ($727.09 million) for damage caused by thunderstorms that hit the country from June 3 to June 12, industry association GDV said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 20:00

People With Prediabetes May Return To Normal Blood Sugar Levels: Eat These Foods To Prevent Diabetes Type-2 Diabetes: People with prediabetes are likely to develop Type-2 diabetes sooner or later. But the condition may return to normal blood sugar levels if followed a healthy lifestyle....
2019-07-17 11:34

Hero Labs raises £2.5M for its ultrasonic device to monitor a property’s water use and prevent leaks Hero Labs, a London-based startup that is developing “smart” technology to help prevent water leaks in U.K. properties, has raised £2.5 million in seed funding. The round is led by Earthworm Group, an environmental fund manager, with furt...
2019-07-15 10:51

Ikea Designed a new Dresser Line With Improved Stability Features to Prevent Dangerous Tip-Overs In July of 2015, Ikea finally acknowledged the increased tip over risk of several of its Malm dressers when drawers were left open; first responding with free anchoring kits, and then following up with a full recall. Several children were unfortunate...
2019-06-04 19:51

Safer Internet Day: ‘Be kind online’, says UNICEF, urging action to prevent cyberbullying, harassment Online violence, cyberbullying and digital harassment affect over 70 per cent of young people globally, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Tuesday, calling for concerted action to tackle and prevent this form of violence....
2019-05-21 16:17

Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez’s ‘tension’ may prevent the couple ‘from ever making it down the aisle’: source Trouble may be brewing in Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez’s relationship and it seems the A-list couple has a chink in their armor that may prevent them from ever tying the knot, Fox News has learned....
2019-07-03 14:51

New Jersey judge who asked woman about closing her legs to prevent rape is ‘remorseful,’ lawyer says A New Jersey judge who asked an alleged rape victim if she tried closing her legs to prevent a sexual assault is "remorseful," his lawyer said before the state Supreme Court Tuesday....
2019-07-11 14:51

Overweight teen boys have higher risk of heart muscle damage as adults (Reuters Health) - Men who were overweight as teens may be more likely to develop a rare type of heart muscle damage that can cause heart failure than men who maintained a healthy weight during adolescence, a Swedish study suggests....
2019-05-29 00:17

Communities on Lake Ontario shore still dealing with damage from high water levels High water levels on Lake Ontario have caused damage in Cobourg and Port Hope. Cobourg has managed to reclaim its beach but Port Hope's Waterfront Trail will not be repaired....
2019-08-02 20:00

Trade Wars Causing Collateral Damage To Global Economic Outlook: Report Threats to global growth outlook from protectionism have become much more significant in recent months which raise the possibility of disruptions to trade and investments, according to Fitch Ratings......
2019-06-23 16:17

7 satellite images show devastating damage from tornadoes and storms that ripped through the Midwest Satellite image ©2019 Maxar Technologies States across the Midwest have been pummeled by extreme weather that's brought on flooding and tornadoes. Satellite images captured before and after storms hit the region captured smashed homes, flooded neig...
2019-06-01 21:51

Missouri city suffers major damage in tornado but it's thankful only 1 hurt, mayor says The Missouri city of Eldon suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the community on Wednesday and the city's mayor said people in the town are counting their blessings that only one person was injured....
2019-05-24 11:17

Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dead At 28 After Suffering Severe Brain Damage In Bout Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev died this morning, four days after suffering severe brain damage in his fight against Puerto Rican boxer Subriel Matias. He was 28 years old....
2019-07-23 22:17

My Sheep Did it! Farmer Blames His Damage of Ancient Earthwork Offa’s Dyke on His Livestock Those readers who have watched the wonderful British animated series about the Welsh farmyard figure, Shaun the Sheep, will know just how mischievous these wooly Welsh creatures can be.  ...
2019-07-20 01:00

Big quake rattles Southern California, early reports of damage east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake struck Southern California on Thursday, touching off house fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities had no early reports of injuries....
2019-07-04 23:00

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico's Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company's sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California....
2019-07-22 16:51

BHP reveals five mine dams at 'extreme' risk of causing damage and loss of life Company says rating reflects potential extent of damage in event of collapseFive dams used to store mining waste are at “extreme” risk of causing environmental damage if they fail, according to a review by BHP, the world’s biggest mining company.BHP ...
2019-06-08 01:34

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final. The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libe...
2019-05-23 08:34

Oldman River water levels below average in Lethbridge “The risk of flooding in the river this spring is really quite low because of the current conditions,” said Doug Kaupp, Lethbridge’s manager of water and wastewater....
2019-05-22 07:01

Utility will remove coal ash from pits near Tennessee river NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation’s largest public utility has agreed to dig up and remove about 12 million cubic yards (9.2 million cubic meters) of coal ash from unlined pits at a Tennessee coal-burning power plant. Prompted by two environme...
2019-06-13 18:00

Missouri River will remain high because of water from dams OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River from upstream dams will remain at a high level for several months because of recent heavy rain and remaining snowpack. The Army Corps of Engineers says it expects wat...
2019-06-06 16:51

Police: 2 die, 1 child missing after woman drives into river Authorities say they found the body of a woman and one child and are looking for another child after the woman intentionally drove into a southwestern Michigan river....
2019-06-18 17:51

A day in the life of the River Thames: 24 hours spent on its waters London's river is home to everything from seals to seahorses and the nation's busiest lifeboat service. Frankie McCoy hitches a ride along the Thames to delve into its depths...
2019-07-18 08:51

There's something in the water: the shocking contents of the River Thames What is London made of? To learn about the quotidian existence of its citizens, look to the murky waters that rush beneath its bridges — and, more importantly, what's in them, says Samuel Fishwick...
2019-07-18 08:51

Dad drowns trying to save daughter from fast-moving river A frantic father jumped into a deep, fast-moving river in Oregon to save his 12-year-old daughter from drowning — and wound up dying himself, according to cops. Baltazar Tellovelasco, 29, was visiting from California on Thursday when the incide...
2019-07-19 07:51

California man jumps into river to elude homeowner, police SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a California man jumped into a river to elude a homeowner and police following a report of a burglary. The Sacramento Bee reports that 40-year-old Michael Hernandez leapt into the St. John’s River in Visa...
2019-06-24 03:00

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Gre...
2019-05-25 01:34

Body found 100 km downstream after Hungary river disaster A body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest, officials said on Monday, the first apparent victim recovered since the night of a boat crash presumed to have killed 28 people....
2019-06-03 16:00

Santa Cruz river now flowing at 1.5K gallons per minute TUCSON – Water recently started flowing again in the Santa Cruz River. It is part of the Santa Cruz River Heritage project that the City of Tucson launched in June. On Tuesday, Tucson Water said they are now “experimenting with lower flows to manage ...
2019-07-04 04:00

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
2019-06-01 12:17

Low water hampers Rhine river shipping in Germany Water levels on the Rhine in Germany have fallen after recent dry weather and cargo vessels cannot sail fully loaded on sections of the river, traders said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23 16:51

Bridge in China collapses, sending vehicles into river BEIJING (AP) — An entire section of a roadway bridge has plunged into a wide river in southern China, sending two vehicles into the water and leaving two people missing. Heyuan city police said the 120-meter (390-foot) section collapsed early Friday ...
2019-06-14 12:51

Why a Rail Tunnel Under the Hudson River Is Stuck in Washington It’s widely regarded as among the most vital infrastructure projects in the U.S., but it’s been canceled once and now is stuck in limbo. President Donald Trump’s administration ranks the tunnel near the bottom of 37 rated projects vying for federal m...
2019-05-28 13:51

Messing about with the river: water firms accused of draining the Cam dry Cambridge punting idyll disguises crisis in flow of chalk streams, campaigners warnIt’s a beautiful day on the river Cam in Cambridge. As the sun sparkles on the water at Jesus Green lock, tourists line up for ice-cream and prepare to take a punt aro...
2019-08-24 23:00

Swimmer missing from race down New York’s Hudson River NEW YORK (AP) — Police are searching for a swimmer who went missing during a race down New York’s Hudson River. Authorities say 67-year-old Charles van der Horst of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, was reported missing just after 3 p.m. Friday near...
2019-06-15 23:51

Utah sex suspect missing after chase, car plunge into river A Utah man sought in an alleged sex crime involving a juvenile was missing Saturday after his car plunged into a river in a northwestern Arizona gorge a day earlier, authorities said. Police in Hurricane, Utah, said in a statement that the man’s car ...
2019-06-02 00:34

NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to the centerline and then veered again to the right....
2019-05-23 23:00

Passenger truck plunges into river in Pakistan; 9 dead PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say nine people drowned when a vehicle plunged off a mountainous road into a river in the country’s northwest. Officer Hafeezur Rehman says the passenger truck was carrying more than twenty people to t...
2019-06-23 15:51

Floodwaters to surge to near historic levels along Mississippi River In response to recent torrential rains, runoff has the Mississippi River on the rise again with waters expected to crest within several feet of record levels in Missouri, Iowa and Illinois during the first part of June....
2019-05-30 19:00

California father drowns in Oregon river after trying to help his daughter A California man drowned Thursday afternoon after he jumped in the Santiam River to save his daughter in Marion County.        ...
2019-07-20 08:00

Floodway to open as rains swell Mississippi river Just weeks after opening a Louisiana spillway to ease pressure on the state’s levee structures, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to open another flood control structure – the Morganza floodway. It has only been opened twice b...
2019-05-30 22:17

Mississippi River spillway opening postponed to June 6 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plans to open a Mississippi River spillway in Louisiana for the third time ever have been put off for four days because the river’s rising more slowly than expected. The Army Corps of Engineers said in a news release Thursday...
2019-05-31 01:17

Washington man drowns in river while trying to evade police, authorities say A 41-year-old man, who jumped in a river in Washington has been found dead Monday, in a plan gone wrong after trying to elude police, authorities say. ...
2019-07-31 23:51

Police: Mom intentionally drives into Michigan river; 3 dead KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says two...
2019-06-18 19:51

Mom drowns herself, twin daughters by driving into river: cops A Michigan woman drowned herself and her twin daughters by intentionally driving into the Kalamazoo River, authorities said Tuesday. Two other girls were in the car with the 44-year-old woman, but she let them out before she drove into the water in K...
2019-06-19 08:34

Calgary man presumed dead after being swept up in B.C. river: RCMP A 39-year-old Alberta man went missing on May 29 just before 6 p.m. and is believed to have drowned after being "swept away with the fast-rising water," RCMP said....
2019-06-05 02:00

Exxon Mobil to pay $1M to settle oil spill in Montana river HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A judge has approved an agreement for Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay $1.05 million to settle federal pollution violations over a 2011 pipeline break that sent oil into Montana’s Yellowstone River. U.S. District Judge Susan Watter...
2019-06-05 01:34

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United S...
2019-08-10 09:34

Flood Threats Remains This Weekend Things will not improve much, thanks to a cut-off low hanging around the Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys this weekend. Periods of light to heavy rain, with mixed in thunderstorms are expected both days and each wave will bring in the chance for hi...
2019-06-08 14:17

Flood of New Jets Will Create Turbulence After years of getting crowded with small planes and big planes, the skies are about to be invaded by medium-sized planes. The shift may delight airlines and flyers, but is starting to create problems for plane owners....
2019-07-10 13:34

Avenatti alleges R. Kelly paid $2 million to prevent testimony in 2008 child porn trial Michael Avenatti, facing criminal charges, says R. Kelly paid $2 million for his acquittal at 2008 child-porn trial. Claim is denied by alleged recipient.        ...
2019-07-18 08:00

No-deal Brexit: Britain heads towards the cliff after Bercow blocks plan to prevent chaotic exit Getty The chances of a no-deal Brexit appeared to increase as Remain-supporting MPs blocked from tabling plan to stop government spending money if a new prime minister took the UK out of the EU with no deal. Hillary Benn, chair of the Commons Brexit...
2019-07-02 13:00

Kamala Harris has a plan to help prevent HIV from spreading. This map shows the areas of the US that are home to the most people living with the disease. AIDSVu Democratic presidential candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, proposed a plan to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic that emphasizes the accessibility of medications to at-risk populations. HIV/AIDS, which first appeared in the U.S. in 1981, i...
2019-06-30 03:00

North Korea takes steps to prevent the spread of African swine fever: State media North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper quoted the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, as saying "prevention is the key to production in livestock industry"....
2019-06-12 10:17

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
2019-06-18 18:34

Courtiers try to avoid ‘diary clashes' with Cambridges, Sussexes to prevent ‘competition,’ royal expert claims Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be heading to Africa on their next official royal tour this fall with newborn son Archie Harrison, while, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be visiting Pakistan. ...
2019-07-06 07:51

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five...
2019-05-30 13:17

Meghan King Edmonds Reveals Son Hart Has "Irreversible Brain Damage" in Heartbreaking New Blog Meghan King Edmonds is living her worst nightmare. In a new, heartbreaking blog post, titled "My Hart," the Real Housewives of Orange County alum shared that her son Hart, 13......
2019-07-05 15:17

Mozambique’s Beira city ‘returning to life’, elsewhere UN teams assess damage, deliver assistance  Nearly one month after Cyclone Idai slammed into the southeast African coast, the streets of Mozambique’s busy port city of Beira are “returning to life” as the search for survivors continues throughout neighbouring Zimbabwe, the International Organi...
2019-05-22 00:17

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy will be required to reverse the chaos of a state-run system that wasted its oil riches....
2019-08-03 13:51

Gary Thorne's Sanity Is Collateral Damage In Gleyber Torres's Demolition Of Orioles Pitching Remember way back in May, when Yankees infielder Gleyber Torres recorded his fourth multi-homer game against the Orioles of just this season? Remember how Torres became just the fourth player in MLB history to record four multi-homer games against on...
2019-08-13 07:51

Trump's tariffs on monkeys could 'severely damage' US medical research and send labs to China As demand for lab monkeys continues to rise, U.S. scientists are reporting delays in research projects because they can't obtain enough animals, according to the National Institutes of Health....
2019-08-24 18:34

India: Coffee tycoon Siddhartha found dead in river Authorities say they have recovered the body of a coffee magnate from a river in southern India. V.G. Siddhartha went missing on Monday, sparking speculation about financial troubles....
2019-07-31 18:34

Danube currents keep rescuers from wreck after deadly river crash Roiling flood waters in the Danube made it impossible for rescuers to reach the wreck of a river boat on Friday, two days after it sank in the Hungarian capital with 28 people feared dead, nearly all of them South Korean tourists....
2019-05-31 19:34

NWFD: Brush fire endangering structure near River and La Cholla TUCSON – The Northwest Fire Department is currently working a brush fire near La Cholla Blvd. and River Road. The fire is putting a structure nearby in danger. 25 firefighters are assigned to the fire. Northbound traffic on La Cholla is unaffec...
2019-07-04 04:00

Lago land: walking and paddling Italy's River Ticino South of Lake Maggiore, the Ticino offers picturesque towns, the odd secret bar and even an open-air pool. Perfect for exploring on foot and by canoeLet me take you down my home river, the Ticino. The Italian Ticino, that is, just 30 minutes from Mil...
2019-06-30 22:00

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but rainfall looms Thousands of residents along the Arkansas-Oklahoma border have been impacted by widespread flooding along the swollen Arkansas River. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Marathon swimmer goes missing in Hudson River during 120-mile race A marathon swimmer from North Carolina went missing in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridge on Friday while competing in a 120-mile race. Charles Van Der Horst, 67, disappeared on the New Jersey side of the bridge about 3:10 p.m. in the...
2019-06-15 10:00

Drone footage of the swollen Arkansas River; more rain expected Soaked areas of Oklahoma and Arkansas are forecast to receive more rain, increasing flooding concerns along the already swollen Arkansas River.        ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Search for stunt pilot after plane plunges into Polish river Firefighters say a rescue operation is underway in central Poland for the pilot of a small sports plane that plunged into the Vistula river during stunts at an air show...
2019-06-15 14:00

Jeep sinks in river in Russia, killing 10, including six children A jeep flipped over on Friday while trying to cross the shallows of a river in the Siberian region of Tuva, killing 10 people, including six children, Russian police said....
2019-07-12 12:00

Staten Island man drowns in Delaware River during rafting trip A young Staten Island man drowned during a rafting trip through the Delaware River, officials announced. Christopher Rivera, 20, disappeared while swimming in the Karamac Bridge abutments, between New Jersey and Pennsylvania, around 4 p.m. Tuesday, a...
2019-07-10 20:00

Granger Smith Honors Late Son River With Charitable T-Shirt Granger Smith is paying tribute to his late son, River Kelly Smith. Earlier this month, the singer took to social media to share the heartbreaking news of his youngest child's death.......
2019-06-17 22:17

Swimmer, 67, dies during Hudson River marathon, race organizers say A retired medical school professor and AIDS researcher who was swimming a marathon down New York's Hudson River was confirmed dead after disappearing during the race, organizers said....
2019-06-16 21:00

| Solomon, Boros bounce back to take Berg River stage 1 Defending champions Graeme Solomon and Adrian Boros had to fight back from a disastrous mishap to take full control of the Berg River Canoe Marathon....
2019-07-03 18:51

Julian Wilson not fazed by shark scares at Margaret River Pro Surfers rushed onto jet skis after sightingFour-foot shark believed to be a juvenile Surfing star Julian Wilson has praised the new safety measures at the Margaret River Pro after being plucked from the water during a shark scare on Tuesday. The Aust...
2019-06-04 19:00

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousands of people and risks creating water shortages downstream in Iraq....
2019-08-02 18:51

Beat 'em up revival 'River City Girls' arrives September 5th WayForward thinks it has a simple way to keep the River City formula fresh: reverse the roles. It's releasing River City Girls, a revival of the side-scrolling brawler that has high school girls Kyoko and Misako laying waste to everyone between...
2019-07-05 19:01

Watch: Driver leaving car wash plunges straight into river Why pay for a car wash when you can crash into a river for free? A New Jersey driver left a car wash on Tuesday — and plunged straight into the Hackensack River when she pressed on the gas pedal instead of the break, the Hackensack Fire Departm...
2019-07-17 04:34

U.S. secretary of state criticizes China's dams on Mekong River U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday criticized China's dam-building on the Mekong River, saying its construction had left the crucial waterway at its lowest level in a decade in Southeast Asian countries downstream....
2019-08-01 13:34

Boca-River in sight as Brazilian teams shine at Libertadores A Brazilian side is sure to play in the next Copa Libertadores final after Grêmio advanced to the quarterfinals and joined Palmeiras, Flamengo and Internacional on the same side of the bracket       ...
2019-08-02 19:51

Flooding in Arkansas, Oklahoma pushes river past its banks After days of storms in the midwest, the Arkansas River reached 45.86 feet, just under the 1943 record of 48.3 feet.        ...
2019-05-28 02:34

The Latest: Levees hold as Arkansas River nears crest FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on severe flooding in Arkansas and Oklahoma (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Officials say the levee system along the Arkansas River is holding as the river nears a historic crest in western Arkansas. Col. Bob Dixon of...
2019-05-29 17:51

One dead, others injured in lightning strike near South Carolina river Authorities say lightning struck a popular river gathering spot in South Carolina on Independence Day, killing one person and injuring as many as a dozen.        ...
2019-07-05 02:34

Deadly Rhine River inflatable boat accident near Strasbourg At least three people, including a young girl, have died after an inflatable boat accident on the Rhine River near Strasbourg. Rescue services searched for a missing young girl throughout the afternoon....
2019-05-31 05:17

River nears crest in west Arkansas, but more rainfall looms FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — Thunderstorms are expected to bring unwanted rain to areas along the Arkansas River, which is predicted to crest Wednesday well above record levels in western Arkansas. Forecasters nudged down by 1.5 feet the predicted crest n...
2019-05-29 16:34

River Plate beats Athletico to win Recopa Sudamericana title Argentina's River Plate has won the Recopa Sudamericana with two goals in injury time against Brazil's Athletico Paranaense        ...
2019-05-31 11:00

Mandatory evacuations issued due to levee failure near Mississippi River Residents in West Quincy, Mo., were ordered late Thursday to flee to higher ground due to a levee failure near the already bloated Mississippi River....
2019-05-31 14:51

Floods threaten communities along rain-swollen Arkansas River Communities are getting hit by flooding along the Arkansas River from downpours upstream that have prompted officials to open dams to protect some cities but inundate others.        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a ‘genocide’As a government inquiry compiled its landmark report on the epidemic of violence against Canada’s Indigenous women, Bernadette S...
2019-06-09 15:17

Watch: 45,000 Barrels Of Whiskey On Fire At Warehouse, Spills Into River Firefighters were battling to contain a massive blaze Wednesday at a Jim Beam warehouse with 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as crews struggle to contain damaging runoff that has already begun to flow into......
2019-07-04 12:00

Police: Skeletal Remains Found In Car Pulled From Ohio River The Ledger Independent ABERDEEN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a car containing skeletal remains has been pulled from the Ohio River. Aberdeen police Chief David Benjamin says it isn’t clear whether the remains found Wednesday are human, but they ...
2019-06-14 15:34

Magician inspired by Houdini drowned after being lowered into river in chains Chanchal Lahiri, whose stage name was Jadugar Mandrake, had not been seen since Sunday, when he was lowered into the Hooghly River in Kolkata.        ...
2019-06-18 12:34

Police: Mom drives into Michigan river with twin daughters, all 3 dead Authorities say they've found the body of a woman and her 9-year-old twin daughters after she intentionally drove a car carrying them into a southwestern Michigan river. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-18 21:17

"Work Has Begun" To Stop River Water Flowing Into Pak, Says Minister Union water resources minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said the government has begun the process of stopping water from the Himalayan rivers flowing into Pakistan without violating Indus Water......
2019-08-21 18:34

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”...
2019-05-22 08:17

Giant river animals on verge of extinction, report warns Populations of great freshwater species, from catfish to stingrays, have plunged by 97% since 1970Populations of the great beasts that once dominated the world’s rivers and lakes have crashed in the last 50 years, according to the first comprehensive...
2019-08-10 08:34

Watch: Air Force's Dramatic Rescue Of 2 Men From J&K's Flooded Tawi River The Indian Air Force led a daring rescue operation today to save the lives of two men who were left stranded on a barrage wall by the rising floodwaters of the Tawi River in Jammu and Kashmir...
2019-08-19 14:34

New York sues EPA over GE's allegedly incomplete Hudson River cleanup New York sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday, accusing the agency of allowing General Electric Co to stop clearing the Hudson River of PCB contamination before the cleanup work was finished....
2019-08-21 19:34

Solar panel project in Edmonton’s river valley put on hold The proposed solar farm for Edmonton's river valley is on hold after city council heard about the history of the site and its importance to the Enoch Cree....
2019-06-20 07:17

Video: Powerful Flash Floods Sweep Cars Into River Flash floods powerful enough to sweep vehicles into a river were captured on camera in China. The incident took place in southwest China's Guizhou province....
2019-06-27 22:34

Oklahoma Awash: Scenes From the Flooded Arkansas River Basin After record spring rains, Oklahoma’s reservoirs are full and rivers have spilled their banks. With the water still rising, downstream communities are bracing for the worst....
2019-05-27 03:00

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-24 03:17

At least two killed after woman crashes car into Michigan river with her children inside A woman deliberately crashed her vehicle into Michigan's Kalamazoo River with her two children inside, killing at least two people, local police said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 19:00

Missing marathon swimmer’s body recovered from Hudson River The body of the marathon swimmer who disappeared during a 120-mile race in the Hudson River last week was found Tuesday, police said. Dr. Charles Van Der Horst’s body — still wearing a swimming cap and swimming trunks — was discovered around 9:...
2019-06-18 21:34

Body of missing automotive writer found in California river SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities in Northern California say they have found a body believed to be that of a veteran automotive journalist who went missing while test-driving a motorcycle for a story. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office said F...
2019-06-22 01:00

Free-floating DNA to reveal the health of river and lake ecosystems The mix of DNA floating in rivers and lakes will finally be used to monitor the state of aquatic ecosystems, after years of tests to prove the technique works...
2019-05-21 18:34

Armada of barges cleared for Mississippi River shipments after floods The upper Mississippi River reopened to barge traffic on Friday as vessels were cleared to ship through St. Louis harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said, and the situation quickly became a logistics nightmare as dozens of towboats and hundreds of d...
2019-06-21 16:17

Watch: Massive goldfish found in river after apparent flushing A New York state nonprofit is pleading with the public not to flush their unwanted pets after a 14-inch goldfish was found near a wastewater treatment plant....
2019-06-18 23:17

Wet winter doesn’t end climate change risk to Colorado River FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Snow swamped mountains across the US West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can be mi...
2019-08-16 19:00

Boat capsizes on southwest China river, 10 dead, 8 missing BEIJING (AP) — A boat carrying passengers across a river has capsized in southwestern China, killing at least 10 people. State broadcaster CCTV said Friday morning that eight still were missing The captain was among 11 people rescued after the capsiz...
2019-05-24 07:00

Michigan Woman Drove Car With 2 Daughters Into River, Killing All 3, Police Say The authorities are trying to piece together what led to the deaths of the woman and her twin daughters, whose bodies were found in the Kalamazoo River....
2019-06-19 14:34

More Than 4 Lakh Affected In Flood-Hit Assam: Updates More than four lakh have been affected in 17 of the 27 districts of the flood-hit Assam. Dhemaji and Lakhimpur in Upper Assam and Bongaigaon and Barpeta in lower Assam are the worst-hit districts....
2019-07-12 07:51

Mississippi flood enters month 4, no end in sight In month four of an epic flood in Mississippi's Delta region, residents still struggle to save their homes and some farmers realize they won't plant an acre this year. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Tracking Weekend Flash Flood Threat A slow moving upper low (cold air aloft) is really going to put a damper on your weekend as it crawls over the Ohio Valley. A flash flood watch is in effect through Sunday evening. Multiple rounds of showers and storms firing on and off Friday, Satur...
2019-06-07 12:17

No end seen to struggle as Mississippi flood enters month 4 HOLLY BLUFF, Miss. (AP) — Larry Walls should have been out working in his fields last week. Instead, his John Deere tractor is parked on high ground, just beyond the reach of the ever-encroaching floodwaters in the southern Mississippi Delta. Four mo...
2019-05-29 16:34

New Members Flood U.K.’s Conservatives, Yanking the Party Right A party of 160,000 paying members has had roughly 40,000 joiners in the past year. That has raised questions about whether this new wave helped radicalize the party....
2019-07-19 15:00

Maharashtra Flood Devastation Could Have Been Avoided, Say Experts Nearly 50 people have died in the floods in Western Maharashtra and over five lakh have been displaced in the past few days. What caused this devastation is now a matter of study. A report by the......
2019-08-15 03:51

Tucsonan volunteering to help flood victims in Arkansas FORT SMITH, Ark. – 75-year-old Joe Middendorf is in the first act of his second career. “If I weren’t doing this, I’d probably curl up and die,” Middendorf said. “This keeps me alive, this keeps me going.” Fo...
2019-05-31 07:34

National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage. The post National Weather Service: A ‘violent tornado’ has touched down in Missou...
2019-05-23 08:34

Meghan King Edmonds Shares Adorable Video of Son Hart After Revealing His Brain Damage Diagnosis Meghan King Edmonds took to Instagram on Monday to share a cute video of her son Hart learning a new skill. The adorable footage showed the 13-month-old baby boy sitting on the floor in a red......
2019-07-10 00:17

'Violent' tornado strikes Jefferson City, Missouri, as storms kill 3 and cause extensive damage statewide A "violent tornado" tore through Missouri's capital city late Wednesday under the cover of darkness, causing extensive damage as severe weather across the state is blamed for three deaths and trapping dozens of people inside their homes....
2019-05-23 16:00

Storm damage means Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods will start Northern Trust on empty course First-round tee times will begin as scheduled Thursday at Northern Trust. But storm damage means fans won't be allowed in until late morning.        ...
2019-08-08 16:00

Suspected 'pollution incident' turns River Frome tributary blue Environment Agency analysing Somerset stream but says there are no reports of dead wildlifeA mysterious substance that has turned a tributary of a river in the West Country bright blue is being investigated by the Environment Agency.Tests are being c...
2019-08-11 04:34

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
2019-08-01 18:00

Body of Missing Indian Coffee Shop Tycoon Found in River (BANGALORE, India) — Fishermen on Wednesday found the body of an Indian coffee shop chain owner in a river, two days after he disappeared, police said. The body of Cafe Coffee Day founder V.G. Siddhartha has been identified, police Commissioner...
2019-07-31 19:34

Madonna to headline Pride event at Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 It’s official: Madonna will get into the groove at World Pride NYC. After months of speculation by rabid fans, NYC Pride confirmed Monday that the Material Girl will appear at the two-day Pride Island dance party on June 30 at Hudson River Park’s Pie...
2019-06-03 17:51

North Korea soldier floated down river to defect to South, Seoul says A North Korean soldier defected to the South after he was captured floating down the Imjin River at night, South Korea's joint chiefs of staff said Thursday....
2019-08-01 16:17

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the death toll to 24, including 22 South Koreans and the two-man Hungarian crew....
2019-06-12 20:17

Arkansas River bursts through levee north of Little Rock, triggering evacuations A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation around Dardanelle and Holla Bend.        ...
2019-05-31 21:17

'Unexploded device' on River Thames in London turns out to be Christmas decoration A symbol of the holidays ended up causing a scare on Wednesday when authorities in England had to investigate a Christmas decoration that was mistaken for an explosive....
2019-05-29 22:00

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and ev...
2019-05-21 18:34

Harpenne: River Island launches fashion brand to cater to women over 40 River Island Global Holdings is to launch a new online womenswear brand to cater to a group of women who have "predominantly been ignored on the high street"....
2019-07-24 22:17

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered from the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Danube River, raising the death toll to 20...
2019-06-09 09:51

German businesses fear repeat of historic shutdown of Rhine river Climate change and the resulting heatwaves that are sweeping Europe are increasing the risk of making the continent's most important waterway impassable for longer periods — a threat that's worrying businesses....
2019-08-01 13:51

Sightseeing boat sinks in Budapest's Danube River; at least 7 confirmed dead Seven people were confirmed dead and 21 remained missing early Thursday after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 South Korean passengers and two crew members collided with another vessel and sank in the Danube River in downtown Budapest....
2019-05-30 04:01

Indian coffee tycoon Siddhartha's body found floating in river Authorities in Southern India recovered the body of coffee baron V.G. Siddhartha floating in a river on Wednesday, two days after his disappearance sparked speculation that he was under intense financial strain....
2019-07-31 17:51

Swimmer who went missing during seven-day, 120-mile Hudson River race confirmed dead Charles van der Horst, a 67-year-old from North Carolina, was last seen going under water during New York Open Water’s 8 Bridges Open Water Swim.        ...
2019-06-17 06:00

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists....
2019-08-07 00:00

87 Andhra Pradesh Villages Affected By Krishna River Floods, 2 Dead Tens of villages and hundreds of acres of farm land remained under a sheet of water in Krishna and Guntur districts even as the flood fury in river Krishna was abating, while the toll in the deluge......
2019-08-17 15:00

Marathoner Frank Meza, 70, found dead in river after his disqualification for cheating A 70-year-old man found dead in the Los Angeles River on Thursday had been disqualified last week after appearing to set a new record for his age group in the city’s March marathon....
2019-07-05 23:17

Body of India's coffee tycoon found floating in river by fishermen The body of V.G. Siddhartha, founder of India’s largest coffee chain, was found floating in a river Wednesday, two days after he was first reported missing. ...
2019-07-31 18:51

Mysterious heat spot in Korean border river turns out to be a defector Shortly before midnight on Thursday, a South Korean thermal observation device identified a mysterious heat spot floating down the Imjin River on the North Korean border....
2019-08-01 21:34

Ugandan critics oppose Nile river power plant plan A plan by South Africa's Bonang Power and Energy to develop a 360 megawatt (MW) power plant on Uganda's River Nile has met resistance from critics who say the project will destroy the popular tourist attraction of Murchison Falls....
2019-06-11 15:17

Barwon-Darling river ecosystem on path to collapse, review warns NSW Natural Resources Commission says plan for the Barwon-Darling needs urgent overhaul to save ecosystem ‘in crisis’The Murray-Darling river system managed by NSW – the Barwon-Darling – is “an ecosystem in crisis” which is on a path to collapse and ...
2019-07-24 05:00

Central U.S. faces 'high risk' of river flooding even as rains ease Rain-swollen rivers threatened more flooding on Thursday in Arkansas, Louisiana, Illinois and Oklahoma, and Tulsa's mayor warned the decades-old levee system would be at risk even as waters receded through the weekend....
2019-05-30 20:17

Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomat Hungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday....
2019-06-03 16:00

Indian magician feared dead in Houdini-style river stunt Divers in Kolkata search river for Chanchal Lahiri after he fails to surface in escapology stuntIndian divers in Kolkata are searching for the body of a magician who is feared to have drowned when a Houdini-like stunt in a river went wrong.Chanchal L...
2019-06-17 18:34