TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 19:34

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast

Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the firs...

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast

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Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could even intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustain...
2019-07-12 14:17

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
2019-07-12 06:17

Tropical Storm Barry hits Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to a tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
2019-07-14 12:34

Tropical Storm Barry makes landfall in Louisiana After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, the powerful storm was downgraded to tropical storm. But authorities have warned that the worst is yet to come as Louisiana braces for heavy rains and dangerous flooding....
2019-07-14 01:34

Barry drenches Louisiana after weakening to tropical storm Hurricane Barry weakened to a tropical storm as it made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-14 00:00

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-13 03:00

Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens to tropical storm Hurricane Barry made landfall in Louisiana on Saturday and weakened to a tropical storm, after a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-13 20:51

Tropical Storm Barry Pelts Louisiana, Millions Brace For Flooding Major storm Barry slammed into Louisiana on Saturday, pelting the region with heavy rain and ferocious winds as millions of Americans braced for the serious flooding expected to follow....
2019-07-14 05:51

Hurricane Barry makes landfall in Louisiana, weakens into tropical storm Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 20:17

Louisiana braces for Tropical Storm Barry as state of emergency declared New Orleans residents told to seek shelter as 50,000 coastal residents left without powerDonald Trump has declared a state of emergency for Louisiana, with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019.Nearly 50...
2019-07-13 14:00

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall over Louisiana by the start of the weekend....
2019-07-12 01:51

Louisiana gov declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Barry The governor of Louisiana on Wednesday declared a state of emergency over a storm that’s already caused severe flooding in New Orleans. The treacherous system, which is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico, is expected to make landfall in the Pelican...
2019-07-11 02:34

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
2019-07-11 17:34

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
2019-07-12 15:00

Trump approves federal emergency aid for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Donald Trump has declared a federal emergency for Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, authorizing federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts ahead of the storm's landfall....
2019-07-12 17:34

Tropical Storm Barry prompts evacuations in Louisiana, floodwaters overtop levees Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
2019-07-14 03:34

Tropical Storm Barry brings familiar question to sinking Louisiana island: Stay or go? Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana, was once a 22,000-acre saltwater oasis. But because of erosion and rising sea levels, it has shrunk to 300 acres.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Tropical Storm Barry moves inland in Louisiana; flooding, power outages reported Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane near Intracoastal City, La., moved inland over the southern portion of the state in the afternoon....
2019-07-14 00:51

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
2019-07-13 03:17

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
2019-07-10 20:00

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
2019-07-12 00:17

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry: White House U.S. President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in Louisiana ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the White House said in a statement late on Thursday....
2019-07-12 13:17

President Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana, sends federal assistance ahead of Tropical Storm Barry President Trump declared a federal emergency for Louisiana on Thursday night, authorizing the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate all disaster relief efforts ahead of the strengthening of Tropical Sto...
2019-07-12 08:34

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
2019-07-13 02:17

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
2019-07-13 09:17

Barry threatens Louisiana, Arkansas, downgraded to tropical depression Tropical Depression Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages....
2019-07-15 03:34

Here’s What Tropical Storm Barry Looks Like From Space A severe storm that threatens to strike Louisiana as a hurricane officially became Tropical Storm Barry on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) confirmed. Tropical Storm Barry is currently gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico about 90 mile...
2019-07-12 03:51

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per ho...
2019-07-14 01:17

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during...
2019-07-13 23:51

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
2019-07-12 18:17

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
2019-07-12 08:51

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-11 20:34

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain, and a lot of it....
2019-07-12 01:51

Louisiana braces for possible 'home brew' tropical storm A tropical depression or storm is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico in the next couple days, bringing with it the threat of heavy rain, strong winds, and flooding along the U.S. coastline. The state of Louisiana appears to be in its crosshairs f...
2019-07-10 04:51

Barry weakens to tropical storm after making landfall: officials Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
2019-07-13 21:51

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
2019-07-13 20:51

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
2019-07-12 16:34

Donald Trump warns Tropical Storm Barry still 'a big risk' US officials have warned of the likelihood of major flooding in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi as the storm weakens. Authorities are hoping to avert a repeat of Hurricane Katrina, which struck the area in 2005....
2019-07-14 22:51

Tropical Storm Barry Underscores a Big Problem With Hurricane Categories As Tropical Storm Barry gathers strength on its way to a violent clash with the Louisiana coast, officials are rightly evacuating some residents, while advising others to shelter in place and have emergency plans in case the worst should happen. Barr...
2019-07-12 18:17

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding of the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane sp...
2019-07-12 20:17

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 19:17

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-13 00:00

Louisiana governor says storm named Barry is 'going to be a tough one' Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards voiced concerns Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that residents would not take Tropical Storm Barry seriously, even though it is expected to become a full-blown hurricane by the time it hits the Louisiana co...
2019-07-13 02:34

Tropical Storm Barry Helps Spark Fuel-Price Rebound The U.S. crude oil benchmark rose 0.2% in Friday trading, while Brent crude oil advanced 0.6% as traders focused on the impact of Tropical Storm Barry on Louisiana refineries....
2019-07-12 20:34

Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahead of the storm's predicted landfall by early on Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-12 04:34

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge...
2019-07-13 04:51

Tropical Storm Barry Live Updates: Drenching Rains Still a Menace Barry, now a tropical storm, is slowly moving northward over central Louisiana, and life-threatening flooding rains remain a primary threat, officials say....
2019-07-14 18:34

What to know about Tropical Storm Barry's path, landfall, winds, flooding and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-14 06:00

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
2019-07-14 23:34

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
2019-07-13 14:00

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

With Tropical Storm Barry brewing, it's time to know what home insurance covers Tropical Storm Barry is heading toward Louisiana. So what will your homeowners or renter’s insurance cover after a hurricane or natural disaster?       ...
2019-07-12 06:51

Live videos, webcams show Barry's landfall near New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Live feeds from New Orleans and the Louisiana coast give a glimpse of conditions on the ground as Barry is predicted to make landfall as a hurricane.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Barry churns off Louisiana, New Orleans storm surge lower than feared Hurricane Barry was churning off Louisiana on Saturday, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 in a westward shift that appeared to spare low-lying New Orleans from the massive flooding feared earlier this week....
2019-07-13 18:34

A 2016 storm dumped 4 trillion gallons of water on Louisiana. Could Barry do the same? Barry has the the potential for high storm surge, which is something emergency preparedness officials find especially concerning.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least, and we at Earther will be following it closely as the city and state of Louisiana prepare for what ...
2019-07-11 18:34

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
2019-07-07 20:00

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane but its danger is more from flooding from slow, heavy rains not high winds in Louisiana.        ...
2019-07-12 20:51

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early tomorrow morning. A hurricane warning is in effect for New Orleans and other parts of...
2019-07-13 08:51

Horrifying video shows dozens of cockroaches fighting to stay above Tropical Storm Barry floodwaters Geoff Hackett via WWL Video shared Saturday shows a cluster of dozens of cockroaches struggling to survive Tropical Storm Barry flooding. Though cockroaches typically prefer to hide in dark, moist areas, the flooding caused by the storm in Louisian...
2019-07-14 13:51

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical stor...
2019-07-11 12:34

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
2019-07-10 18:00

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat of flash flooding for the lower Mississippi River valley and warnings by officials to stay out of the...
2019-07-14 21:34

Strengthening Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

Now a hurricane, Barry land along Louisiana coast, bringing heavy rain, risk of life-threatening inland floods Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana. Earlier Saturday: a helicopter rescue        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 00:17

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-12 11:34

Short-lived Hurricane Barry weakens to tropical storm, risk of 'life-threatening' floods Barry became a hurricane before its landfall in Louisiana, then weakened. The risk now: floods. Earlier, officials staged an island helicopter rescue.        ...
2019-07-14 06:00

Barry becomes hurricane as it bears down on Louisiana: NHC Storm Barry was upgraded to hurricane status on Saturday as it moved onto Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 km/h), and its center is expected to cross the coast during the next few hours, the National Hurricane Center said....
2019-07-13 18:34

Now-Tropical Depression Barry Mostly Spares New Orleans, But Flood Risk Remains High Tropical Depression Barry has been downgraded to its current status after smashing into Louisiana as the first hurricane of the season on Saturday, and it mostly spared the city of New Orleans from a potentially devastating direct hit. But torrential...
2019-07-15 00:51

Hurricane Barry makes landfall over Louisiana as some levees get overwhelmed Hurricane Barry made landfall west of New Orleans midday Saturday, bringing with it a high-risk flooding event that could last for days in southern Louisiana....
2019-07-13 19:51

Tropical system could develop in Gulf of Mexico and Euro model predicts swing into Louisiana A tropical system could form in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico by the end of the week, a spark of activity in what has so far been a sleepy Atlantic hurricane season....
2019-07-08 06:51

Hurricane watch issued in Louisiana as tropical system gains strength in Gulf of Mexico The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
2019-07-11 03:51

More than 120 dogs, cats in path of Hurricane Barry in Louisiana are flown to safety _____ Ahead of Hurricane Barry’s making landfall along the Louisiana coast, more than 120 dogs and cats in the storm’s path were flown to safety. The animals were evacuated Friday from St. Landry Parish Animal Control and St. Martin Anima...
2019-07-13 23:51

Louisiana's post-Katrina flood defenses put to test as Barry approaches As the National Hurricane Center expects a Category 1 hurricane as soon as late Friday, some experts emphasize that Louisiana's defense system for storm surges is vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina in 2005....
2019-07-12 23:17

Barry upgraded to Category 1 hurricane as it nears landfall off of Louisiana coastline Tropical Storm Barry was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane as it inched closer to the Louisiana coast on Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, officials said....
2019-07-13 18:00

New tropical storm forms off southern Mexico A new tropical storm has formed far off Mexico’s southern coast, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it’s likely to reach hurricane strength, though without threatening land...
2019-06-30 18:34

Flood gates closed, homes boarded up in New Orleans as Barry approaches Louisiana Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 17:17

Rescue dogs flown out of Louisiana ahead of Barry to avoid euthanasia. Will be adoptable The animals escaping Barry's path were placed on a plane and were heading to rescue shelters in northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New Jersey.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
2019-07-09 19:00

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
2019-07-12 14:51

Tropical storm threatens to flood US Deep South The first bands of rain from Tropical Storm Barry are beginning to hit land in the US Deep South, as officials warn of a life-threatening storm surge....
2019-07-13 13:17

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded...
2019-07-15 19:00

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
2019-07-13 18:51

Tropical Storm Barbara forms; danger to Hawaii unknown Newly-formed Tropical Storm Barbara is set to become the next hurricane in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and take a track farther to the west than Alvin....
2019-06-30 23:00

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already being felt on Wednesday morning in New Orleans.Read more......
2019-07-10 19:17

Tropical Storm Barbara gathers force far off southern Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — A tropical storm far off Mexico’s southern coast is on the verge of growing into a hurricane, and the U.S. National Hurricane Center says it could become a big one in the coming days. But Tropical Storm Barbara is heading out...
2019-07-01 17:34

Hurricane watch in Louisiana, mandatory evacuations issued as Barry expected to drop up to 20 inches of rain A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico forced mandatory evacuations in parts of Louisiana on Thursday, as a potential hurricane is expected to spark flash flooding in places like New Orleans still drying out from torrential rain....
2019-07-11 21:34

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

U.S. refiners in path of Storm Barry to keep running Most U.S. refiners whose plants are in the path of Tropical Storm Barry took steps on Friday to keep them running, even as forecasters warned that the second named storm of the season could become a hurricane just before landfall this weekend....
2019-07-12 19:17

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats to the city...
2019-07-12 15:51

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
2019-07-16 08:34

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said....
2019-07-04 20:51

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
2019-07-10 23:34

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
2019-07-13 15:51

Storm Barry cuts 73% of U.S. offshore oil production: U.S. government Tropical Storm Barry has cut 73%, or 1.38 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Sunday....
2019-07-14 21:17

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the latest in a long line of storms to strike the city....
2019-07-11 23:00

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane Katrina....
2019-07-12 15:00

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the US southeast Barry, now downgraded to a tropical depression, still packed winds of up to 25 mph and could drop 5 inches or more of rain on a water-logged Louisiana....
2019-07-16 04:00

Remnants of storm Barry dump more rain in the U.S. southeast The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend....
2019-07-15 16:51

Most Louisiana refineries running as storm cuts 70% of offshore oil Tropical Storm Barry slowly moved on to the Louisiana coast and quickly weakened from hurricane strength on Saturday afternoon, leaving in its wake 70 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production shut in, the U.S. government said....
2019-07-14 00:00

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
2019-07-14 16:00

Still Menaced by Flooding, Louisiana Dodges a Storm’s Worst Blows Tropical Storm Barry crept slowly northward on Sunday, soaking Louisiana with heavy rain, but fears of catastrophic flooding in the state’s biggest cities eased as the storm weakened....
2019-07-15 02:17

US briefing: Acosta, Louisiana storm and migrant mother testifies Thursday’s top story: Labor secretary defends 2008 Epstein plea deal amid calls to quit. Plus, the corruption scandal shaking South AfricaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stori...
2019-07-11 13:17

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey's....
2019-07-12 19:17

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flooding if the storm makes landfall by early Saturday as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019....
2019-07-11 22:17

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
2019-07-13 00:00

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
2019-07-14 23:34

PBF, Valero do not plan to shut Louisiana refineries ahead of storm: sources PBF Energy and Valero Energy Corp do not plan to idle their refineries in Chalmette and Meraux, Louisiana, respectively ahead of a developing tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico, sources familiar with plant operations said on Thursday morning....
2019-07-11 19:34

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to create life-threatening flood conditions along the Mississippi River....
2019-07-14 18:17

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

Volunteers rush to transport shelter animals threatened by Barry out of storm's path A multistate rescue effort helped secure and transport more than 120 cats and dogs to safety on Friday, removing them from shelters in Louisiana in anticipation of Tropical Storm Barry....
2019-07-14 02:00

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
2019-07-02 18:51

Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
2019-07-11 22:17

Dangerous #VacuumChallenge Takes Internet by Storm After the Kiki challenge, the 'Bin bag challenge' or 'Vacuum challenge' has resurfaced on the Internet as a new craze among users on Twitter and Instagram....
2019-06-03 20:17

Tropical depression forecast to form, could become 'dangerous' hurricane with 'damaging winds and deadly storm surge' The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
2019-07-10 06:34

Readers tell how their relationships have survived – or even been strengthened by – infidelity and deception Readers tell how their relationships have survived – or even been strengthened by – infidelity and deceptionFor 40-year-old Anne, the 10 years she has spent with her partner have been defined by betrayal. “A year into what I considered to be a near-p...
2019-05-21 16:00

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on T...
2019-05-28 20:51

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to...
2019-05-21 23:51

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
2019-05-24 05:00

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
2019-06-13 14:17

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
2019-05-24 09:17

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
2019-05-22 01:34

Hurricane Barry: What to know about Barry's path, hurricane status, timeline and more Some 14 trillion gallons of rainwater are forecast to fall on Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas during Barry. Three million people may be impacted.        ...
2019-07-13 19:00

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-05-31 22:17

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04 19:17

These 5 tropical plants may 'provide anticancer benefits' New research examined several plants that people have used to treat cancer since ancient times. The study identified five plants with anticancer benefits....
2019-05-27 20:17

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico could develop into a tropical depression later on Thursday, likely bringing hurricane conditions across the north-central gulf coast over the next couple of days, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said....
2019-07-11 08:34

Inside Kim and Kourtney Kardashian's Tropical Family Vacation Soaking up the sun! Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick enjoyed a family vacation with their kids this week. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians stars took a......
2019-06-20 23:17

Man spends two years and $44K bringing tropical holiday to wife A devoted husband dedicated two years and $44,000 to transform his garden into a tropical paradise for his wife as he was unable to take her on holiday. Construction worker Chris Lodge, 44, and business owner Sharon Lodge, 45, are so busy with work a...
2019-06-20 23:51

More mangroves? Economies recover faster after tropical cyclones Enlarge / Dark green mangroves along Senegal's Casamance River as it meets the sea. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) Where humans have the money, we sometimes build storm defenses like seawalls to protect our coastal cities. But coastal development...
2019-06-05 11:34

India evacuates 300,000 people ahead of Tropical Cyclone Vayu A month after powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani slammed into India's northeastern coastline, the country faces the threat of another strong storm, this time on its west coast....
2019-06-12 19:51

A tropical depression is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week (WDSU/NBC News) New Orleans is bracing for heavy rains and wind as forecasters warn a possible tropical depression could form in the Gulf of Mexico later this week. City leaders are in constant communication with the National Weather Service and city...
2019-07-10 11:17

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants        ...
2019-05-26 22:34

The Latest: Tennis mixes with tropical plants at French Open PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 11:50 a.m. Tennis and tropical plants, an incongruous mix beautifully blended on the new Court Simonne Mathieu at Roland Garros. The airy, sunken arena with two tiers of seating and su...
2019-05-26 12:00

Brewing tropical system in Gulf of Mexico may exacerbate flooding A brewing tropical system not only has the potential to become the second named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season but may also add to the severity and extent of flooding over the central United States this week....
2019-06-04 04:51

Barry may cause gas prices to spike Gas prices may see a storm surge if Barry sticks to predictions. The states that line the Gulf of Mexico are home to more than 45 percent of the total petroleum refining capacity in the country, along with 51 percent of total US natural gas processin...
2019-07-14 01:17

Oil exports are on the rise in Louisiana LAFOURCHE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port is becoming a major world source of exported crude oil. The New Orleans Advocate reports the port, or LOOP, has more than doubled the number of oil tankers loaded for crude export in the first six...
2019-06-17 15:51

Tropical downpours to unleash 12 inches over flood-weary south-central U.S. The combination of a slow-moving non-tropical storm and a weak tropical disturbance loaded with moisture will unleash torrential rain and raise new concerns for flooding over the south-central U.S. into this weekend....
2019-06-06 06:51

Teen Mom's Briana DeJesus Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Tropical Getaway Happy anniversary to Briana DeJesus and John Rodriguez! The Teen Mom 2 star and her boyfriend are celebrating a year of dating with a tropical trip to Punta Cana. Briana took to Instagram......
2019-05-25 00:00

U.S. National Hurricane Center says 30% chance of tropical cyclone over central Georgia A trough of low pressure located over central Georgia has a 30% chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-07-08 21:34

New Orleans residents stunned by severe flooding as tropical system strengthens The widespread flooding that inundated many parts of New Orleans on Wednesday astounded even longtime residents of a city that frequently withstands the brunt of hurricanes and tropical storms....
2019-07-11 04:17

Hurricane Barry: What you need when disaster strikes Your smartphone can be your lifeline — with back-battery charger and life-saving apps. You also need some other gadgets.       ...
2019-07-12 03:17

Protesters oppose new Louisiana abortion law Not long after hundreds of demonstrators protested abortion bans outside the Louisiana State Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, the state’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy. (May 30)   ...
2019-05-31 05:17

Louisiana braces for possible weekend hurricane A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for southeast Louisiana - the possibility that a high Mississippi River will approach the tops of levees and a danger of flash floods. (July 11)     ...
2019-07-11 12:34

Two men killed while trying to ‘jump’ a drawbridge in Louisiana Two men were killed on Friday when they attempted to “jump” a drawbridge in Louisiana by speeding their car off the ramp, police said. Alejandro Cazares, 23, and Roberto Alejandro, 32, went “airborne” on the Black Bayou Bridge...
2019-05-25 05:17

Why Louisiana is missing out on the Trump boom It’s morning in America again. After years of economic stagnation under former President Barack Obama, America is booming. Thanks to President Trump’s leadership, the American economy is growing above 3% annually, wages are rising across the board, a...
2019-06-06 07:17

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico later this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
2019-07-08 18:51

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2019-06-01 17:00

Tropical depression likely to form in Gulf of Mexico, may bring heavy rainfall, forecasters say Just over a month into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing along the Gulf Coast that could bring heavy rain across portions of the Southeast....
2019-07-08 16:51

Tropical depression forecast to form in Gulf of Mexico this week, could strengthen into hurricane After several quiet weeks, a tropical system could form within the next few days in the Gulf of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center said.        ...
2019-07-09 03:34

Tropical threat in Gulf of Mexico may bring more misery to flood-ravaged central US Just days into the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, a tropical threat may be brewing in the Gulf of Mexico that could eventually bring more rain to parts of the U.S. that are already seeing record flooding....
2019-06-03 22:17

Oil and gas producers in the Gulf of Mexico restart after Barry US oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the US offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 01:51

Louisiana Moves to Ban Abortions After a Heartbeat Is Detected The state’s Democratic governor said he planned to sign the so-called fetal heartbeat bill. Similar bans across the country have already been challenged — and blocked — in court....
2019-05-30 01:51

Louisiana lawmakers pass strict abortion ban In a 79-23 vote, Louisiana house passed bill that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnantLouisiana lawmakers on Wednesday passed a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even kno...
2019-05-30 02:17

Deputies: Alligator bit off piece of patrol car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the mid...
2019-06-12 16:00

Two dead after attempting to jump car over drawbridge in Louisiana LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas driver and his passenger are dead after they tried to jump the ramps on a closed drawbridge. Louisiana State Police say it happened shortly after 2 a.m. Friday at the Black Bayou Bridge about six miles (9.65 kilometer...
2019-05-24 21:34

Louisiana’s Democratic governor signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor has signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, a move that has provoked anger from members of his own party. Gov. John Bel Edwards signed the measure Thursday, making Lou...
2019-05-31 01:17

Louisiana passes 'heartbeat' abortion bill Louisiana's legislature passed a bill Wednesday banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat has been detected, joining a growing list of conservative states in a push to tighten restrictions on the procedure in recent week...
2019-05-30 04:34

7 wounded as gunfire sprays Louisiana nightclub BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police continue to investigate a shooting incident at a Baton Rouge nightclub that left seven people injured. Local news outlets report gunfire strafed the inside and parking lot of the Stadium Ultralounge & Bar early Saturday...
2019-06-30 22:17

1 dead amid flooding, possible tornadoes in Louisiana BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana mayor says one person has died as a result of severe weather there. Baton Rouge Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced the fatality during a Thursday morning news conference. Fire Chief Ed Smith said the vi...
2019-06-06 19:34

Britney Spears Is All Smiles in Bikini on Tropical Vacation: Inside Her Mother-Daughter Trip It's Britney beach! Britney Spears is looking happy and healthy as she enjoys some more R&R after months of personal turmoil. The 37-year-old pop star and her mom Lynne......
2019-06-23 05:17

Paradise lost: 400 million pieces of trash discovered on beaches of remote tropical islands We know trash is everywhere on Earth, all the way from the top of Mount Everest to the very bottom of the ocean. Now, giant mounds of it are even washing up on the shores of otherwise pristine tropical islands in the Indian Ocean.   &#...
2019-05-21 17:34

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
2019-06-02 18:17

Barry Sanders Was The Coolest Football Player Who Ever Lived What would it take for a present-day football player to equal or surpass the sheer coolness of Barry Sanders, who turns 51 years old today? I’m not sure it’s even possible. Individual humans simply are not permitted to impose themselves on the sport’...
2019-07-16 19:34

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 00:00

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas production begins restarting after Barry U.S. offshore oil producers restarted 4% of the production shut by Tropical Storm Barry last week, according to a report on Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE)....
2019-07-15 22:34

Islanders’ Robin Lehner, Barry Trotz win big at NHL Awards Before this past season, not a lot of people expected Robin Lehner to be in Las Vegas this week for the NHL Awards ceremony. But that’s where the Islanders goalie was, winning the Masterton Trophy for the “player who best exemplifies the qualities of...
2019-06-20 05:51

Louisiana city reevaluates ‘saggy pants’ law after man’s death Officials in a Louisiana city are reevaluating a 12-year-old ordinance banning “saggy pants” after a man wearing a pair died in a confrontation with police. Anthony Childs, 31, whom a cop tried to stop on Feb. 5 for wearing the droopy pants, died app...
2019-05-29 18:51

Sheriff: 2 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed the deaths of two people in a small plane crash on a river levee in Louisiana. St. Landry Parish Sheriff Bobby Guidroz tells news outlets the single-engine plane crashed Wednesday beside the Atchafalay...
2019-06-13 02:51

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards signs abortion ban into law BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from mem...
2019-05-31 12:51

Lil’ Buck Sinegal, Noted Louisiana Guitarist, Dies at 75 He worked with Allen Toussaint, Buckwheat Zydeco, Clifton Chenier and more. He has been called “the best guitar slinger South Louisiana has to offer.”...
2019-06-15 03:17

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
2019-05-30 12:17

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
2019-05-31 05:00

Louisiana Man Killed 3 ‘Random Victims’ in Two Days, Authorities Say The man, Sean Barrette, 22, faces murder charges after three men were shot and killed in vehicles in Metairie, outside of New Orleans. He’s also a suspect in a killing in the city....
2019-06-20 21:17

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signs 'heartbeat' abortion law Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards signed one of the nation's most restrictive abortion bills into law, essentially banning the procedure after the sixth week of pregnancy....
2019-05-31 00:51

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger ...
2019-05-31 00:51

Louisiana governor: Abortion ban decision wasn’t political BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, says he’s not concerned about losing support among his party’s voters because of a strict abortion ban he signed into law. The Louisiana govern...
2019-06-19 02:51

Louisiana lawmakers send new abortion ban to governor’s desk BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have passed a strict new abortion ban prohibiting the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant. The bill bars abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as the sixth week of pr...
2019-05-30 00:51

| Louisiana lawmakers pass foetal heartbeat abortion ban Louisiana lawmakers passed a bill banning abortions once a foetal heartbeat is detected, joining a string of other US states restricting the termination of pregnancies as early as six weeks....
2019-05-31 10:17

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
2019-05-23 20:51

Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pipelines a criminal offense....
2019-05-23 09:34

Louisiana: Anti-abortion constitutional language nears OK BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have taken another step in efforts to chip away at abortion rights, nearing final passage of a bill that would ask voters to rewrite the state constitution to ensure it offers no protections for the procedu...
2019-05-22 04:34

The NHL can thank women’s hockey for molding its top prospect into Barry Sanders on skates The presumptive No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has a first-round pick as his older brother, a potential NHLer as his little brother and a title-winning coach as his father. But his mom’s influence is central to his tale....
2019-06-21 16:17

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-16 05:34

Barry may still pack a punch with heavy downpours, localized flooding Locally heavy, gusty storms associated in part with Barry at midweek will pose localized flash-flooding threats this week and then usher in the hottest weather of the summer of 2019 so far in the northeastern United States....
2019-07-17 01:51

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin High School couldn’t afford new instruments a...
2019-06-21 16:51

Barcelona beat PSG to sign 16-year-old English striker Barry "Barcelona have beaten Paris St Germain to the signing of one of England\u0027s brightest talents in 16-year-old striker Louie Barry from Championship side West Bromwich Albion."...
2019-07-11 15:17

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
2019-07-15 23:34

Cheniere to build Louisiana Sabine Pass 6 LNG export train U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Cheniere Energy Inc said on Monday it will build the sixth liquefaction train at its Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana....
2019-06-03 15:34

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions as early as six weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman even realizes she is pregnant....
2019-05-30 01:34

Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana face flood of 'historic magnitude' Thousands of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Louisiana residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday, and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of further rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-30 06:17

After shooting of black man, Louisiana city votes to end sagging pants law A law that allowed the police department to disproportionately target black men was abolished Tuesday months after an officer shot a black man.        ...
2019-06-12 19:34

Louisiana governor, a Democrat, poised to sign 'heartbeat' abortion ban into law Louisiana's state legislature on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a so-called "heartbeat" pro-life bill, becoming the latest in a slew of states to enact strict new restrictions on abortion that many conservatives have hoped will end with the Supreme ...
2019-05-30 03:17

New Louisiana Law Allows Expert Testimony on the Flaws of Eyewitness Accounts of Crimes In 1971, when Wilbert Jones was just 19 years old, he was arrested and charged with kidnapping a nurse at gunpoint from the parking lot of a hospital in Baton Rouge, La., and raping her behind a building....
2019-06-07 10:34

Police make arrest in killing of Louisiana postal worker SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Police in northern Louisiana say a man has been arrested for shooting and killing a postal worker. Shreveport police said Saturday that 32-year-old Michael Gentry is being held in the city jail on one count of second degree mur...
2019-06-24 03:00

Louisiana woman posts about her own wanted photo: 'That picture ugly' A Louisiana woman wanted for second-degree murder was apparently not happy with the photo officials decided to use on social media to help bring her into custody – and she decided to vent to the very officers looking for her....
2019-07-12 06:17

A sunken barge might have saved these Louisiana towns from major flooding While officials worked to restore power and remove fallen trees in Assumption Parish on Sunday, one hazard was notably absent in its towns as a major storm pushed north: flooding....
2019-07-16 01:17

Postal worker gunned down while delivering mail in Louisiana, police say A mailman died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed.        ...
2019-06-23 11:51

Louisiana dry cleaner helps military museum unravel history Matthew Porche, a third-generation owner of Uneeda Dry Cleaners in Houma, La., is lending a hand to a southern Louisiana military museum in restoring the history of American soldiers who served in World War I and World War II....
2019-06-28 20:00

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathaleen Pittman still remembers the first time she had to turn away a patient because of new intrusive an...
2019-05-29 18:00

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships Normandie Cormier, 18, had to narrow down her options after receiving more than 100 acceptance letters and millions in scholarships.        ...
2019-05-29 06:01

Louisiana asks public help with invasive Asian swamp eels BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An invasive species of swamp eel has been found in New Orleans, and a state biologist says it’s the first time this species has been found in the United States. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries biologist Ro...
2019-06-29 20:34

Police identify US postal worker shot to death in Louisiana SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A coroner’s office has identified the U.S. postal worker shot to death in Louisiana on Saturday morning. A release from the Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office says 52-year-old Antonio Williams was shot while making deliv...
2019-06-23 07:34

Louisiana officer mauled by gator, jaws had to be pried open An alligator about five feet long clamped down on a Louisiana deputy's arm Monday, forcing other officers to pry the beast’s jaw open to free the deputy, reports said....
2019-06-18 11:34

Louisiana DA seeks August execution date for child murderer LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Louisiana prosecutor is seeking an August execution date for a convicted child rapist and murderer in what would be the state’s first execution in almost 10 years. The American Press reports that the C...
2019-06-14 19:51

Sempra Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday that the Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana shipped its first cargo, making the plant the fourth big LNG export terminal to enter service in the lower 48 U.S. states....
2019-05-31 14:34

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

Barry spares New Orleans but Mississippi faces flash flood fears Storm briefly attains hurricane strength before weakeningLouisiana governor counsels continued cautionWeakened but still potent, Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appeared unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it continued its slow advance. The storm di...
2019-07-14 17:51

Poetry In Motion: Barry Jenkins to Direct Alvin Ailey Biopic Barry Jenkins has a new project in the works and I’m about to 8-count my coins and hand over my wallet so he can hurry up and take my money....
2019-06-04 17:51

Barcelona sign England Under-16 striker Louie Barry from West Brom • Barry will be part of Barcelona’s Under-19 squad• West Brom receive £235,000 in compensationBarcelona have beaten Paris St-Germain to the signing from West Bromwich Albion of one of England’s brightest talents in the 16-year-old striker Louie Barry...
2019-07-11 20:51

Baku boycott would solve Arsenal dilemma rather than leave a man behind | Barry Glendenning If Arsenal refused to contest Europa League showpiece they would generate headlines that may force Uefa into climbdownLeave no man behind. A code embraced by the US military, it refers to army policy of doing everything and anything possible to avoid...
2019-05-24 00:00

Warriors legend Rick Barry baffled by Kevin Durant’s departure Rick Barry would like an explanation. Not because the Warriors legend is mad at Kevin Durant for leaving Golden State for the Brooklyn Nets, but because he’s confused as to why Durant would want to play anywhere else. “For whatever reason...
2019-07-03 19:00

Bud Selig laments Barry Bonds' home run record chase in new book Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig recalls the “misery” he experienced watching former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds break the all-time home run record in 2007....
2019-07-10 14:51

'They've been killing us for too long': Louisiana residents march in coalition against 'death alley' Five-day marathon to state capitol leaves Reserve, where chemical factory presents greatest risk of cancer to surrounding communityDemonstrators in Louisiana stepped off on a five-day march on Thursday, demanding environmental justice for a region be...
2019-05-31 02:17

Legendary Louisiana-Lafayette baseball coach Tony Robichaux dies Tony Robichaux, who coached baseball at Louisiana-Lafayette for 25 seasons, took the school to the College World Series in 2000.       ...
2019-07-04 03:51

Founder of African American museum in Louisiana found dead in trunk of car East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark released preliminary autopsy results that show Sadie Roberts-Joseph was suffocated before her body was found in the trunk of a car Friday....
2019-07-16 07:34

Tellurian, Total finalize Louisiana Driftwood LNG export plant agreements U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Tellurian Inc said on Wednesday that units of French oil major Total SA have agreed to buy LNG from the U.S. company's proposed $30 billion Driftwood export project in Louisiana....
2019-07-11 00:34

New Orleans floods as danger posed to Louisiana by impending hurricane grows Coastal Louisiana is getting slammed by heavy rain and flooding as a tropical system develops over the Gulf of Mexico, leading to what could be a catastrophic few days for the Bayou State....
2019-07-10 21:17

Another person has been arrested for allegedly licking Blue Bell Ice Cream in Louisiana Another apparent incident of someone licking ice cream at a store has surfaced. This time it's in Louisiana.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
2019-07-15 16:51

Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday....
2019-07-15 22:34

UPDATE 1-Cheniere to build Louisiana Sabine Pass 6 LNG export train U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) company Cheniere Energy Inc said on Monday it will build the sixth liquefaction train at its Sabine Pass LNG export terminal in Louisiana....
2019-06-03 17:00

Louisiana woman arrested after allegedly stealing truck, leaving dog to die inside A woman was arrested in Louisiana on Monday after she allegedly stole a truck with a beloved pet dog inside — but instead of returning the dog to its owner when she abandoned the car, officials say she left the animal to die....
2019-07-09 17:17

Andy Woodward: a 1970s murder and the shocking twist to my Barry Bennell story The footballer tells for the first time how a relative of Barry Bennell cast a grim shadow over his family, years before the paedophile coach began abusing him On the night before we were due to meet, Andy Woodward took himself away to spend some tim...
2019-06-03 21:00

Barry's Anthony Carrigan to play most excellent villain in Bill & Ted Face The Music There are many wonderful things about Bill Hader’s Barry, but perhaps none more wonderful than unexpected breakout Anthony Carrigan. His eccentric NoHo Hank is a weirdly adorable and exceedingly lovable little criminal; charming is the word that come...
2019-06-19 22:34

UPDATE 1-Sempra Energy's Louisiana Cameron LNG export terminal ships first cargo Sempra Energy said on Friday the $10 billion Cameron liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana had shipped its first cargo, making the plant the fourth big LNG export terminal to enter service in the United States....
2019-05-31 14:34

Louisiana Deputy Fired, Arrested for Forcing Mother to Perform Oral Sex on Infant Son Ibervielle Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Shaderick Jones, 42, forced 26-year-old mother Iyeseha Todd to perform oral sex on her infant son while he recorded it, claiming the depraved act was his “fantasy.”...
2019-06-09 20:00

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
2019-06-13 03:34

Louisiana to release autopsy on dead civil rights activist found in car trunk A Louisiana medical examiner is set to release on Monday the results of the autopsy of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week....
2019-07-15 16:51

Louisiana weather: One dead amid flooding, heavy rains and reported tornadoes Severe weather moved through Louisiana Wednesday and Thursday, leaving flooding, reported tornadoes and at least one death in its wake.        ...
2019-06-06 23:34

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, the latest legislation in a movement in mostly Southern and Midwest states to curb abortion rights....
2019-05-30 06:17

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
2019-05-30 01:17

Louisiana man arrested after wife allegedly catches him raping 9-year-old girl: report A Louisiana man was reportedly arrested this week on first-degree rape charges after his wife allegedly walked in on him sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl left in his care....
2019-07-13 18:00

Louisiana passes fetal heartbeat abortion ban, Democratic governor expected to sign Louisiana lawmakers passed an abortion ban on Wednesday that would prohibit women from terminating a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat has been detected, NBC News reports....
2019-05-30 04:00

Louisiana passed an abortion ban. Its Democratic governor plans to defy his party and sign it. The Louisiana bill, which bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, is the first of the drumbeat of bans this year to receive the imprimatur of prominent local Democrats....
2019-05-30 02:51

Louisiana girl seeks World's Fittest Teen title one last time In her final year competing, Chloe Smith of Iota, Louisiana, looks to regain the title of World's Fittest Teen at the CrossFit Games.        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Louisiana passes strict anti-abortion bill, Dem governor expected to sign Louisiana state lawmakers on Wednesday passed an anti-abortion bill that would make the procedure illegal after six weeks of pregnancy — and have no exception for rape or incest — and the state’s Democratic governor has said he’s prepared to sign it ...
2019-05-30 02:17

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
2019-06-10 18:00

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

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 14:51

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
2019-07-09 05:51

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immed...
2019-05-30 16:01

Easy-listening legend Barry Manilow gives $100,000 to hurricane-ravaged high school band There just aren’t enough Barry Manilow news days, in our opinion. The just-turned 76-year-old easy-listening songwriting legend is still performing in Vegas, and also runs the Manilow Music Project, which is “keeping dreams alive one instrument at a ...
2019-06-22 02:17

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
2019-06-13 00:34

Louisiana's Democratic Governor Signs Bill Banning Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks Into Pregnancy Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has signed one of the most restrictive abortion bills in the country, one that bans abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The ban is similar to the laws restricting abortion recently passed in...
2019-05-31 07:17

Louisiana man arrested after allegedly licking ice cream, placing it back on shelf in 'copycat' video A "copycat" ice cream licker was arrested in Louisiana on Saturday in the weeks after he was caught on video allegedly licking ice cream in a grocery store and putting it back in the fridge....
2019-07-08 21:34

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials announced Wednesday....
2019-06-12 23:00

Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, breaking with his own party BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, breaking with his own party. The post Louisiana’s Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a fetal heartbeat abortion ban, ...
2019-05-31 01:17

6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska’s western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space. The North American Aerospace Defense Com...
2019-05-21 21:17

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
2019-06-21 04:17

More than 80 migrants feared drowned off Tunisia coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
2019-07-05 00:17

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck. The research vessel Hercules of the RPM Nautical F...
2019-07-12 12:34

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
2019-07-07 20:51

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast VERAVAL, India (AP) — The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed course and is less likely to touch India’s western coast than was previously forecast. The India Me...
2019-06-13 09:51

Russian bombers fly near Alaska coast, US military says Four nuclear-capable Russian bombers and two Russian fighter jets were intercepted off the west coast of Alaska by U.S. aircraft, American military officials said Monday....
2019-05-22 00:17

Great Brittany: exploring the Emerald Coast With its belle époque resorts, long empty beaches and medieval castles, the Emerald Coast is big on laid-back charm – and perfect for a family adventureWe’re sitting on an empty beach, a wide sweep of white sand overlooking the emerald sea, and we ca...
2019-07-13 18:00

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while diving near Falmouth. Barrel jellyfish are the biggest species of jellyfish found in British waters Conti...
2019-07-16 18:00

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived ...
2019-06-16 09:34

Black Panther DP Rachel Morrison to make directorial debut with Barry Jenkins' Flint Strong After getting her start in short film and reality television—including a stint as director of photography for MTV’s The Hills—cinematographer Rachel Morrison has become a major name in the world of move-making of late, having brought her craft to eve...
2019-06-20 03:34

Bud Selig was not happy when Barry Bonds passed Hank Aaron as home run king. His new book explains. In his new autobiography, "For The Good Of The Game," Bud Selig gives his side of the story on steroids and the many changes in baseball.       ...
2019-06-15 18:00

Alex Acosta redirects Jeffrey Epstein case criticism to Florida prosecutor Barry Krischer Labor Secretary Alex Acosta — drawing flak amid claims his office years ago fumbled the prosecution of wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein — redirected fire Wednesday towards a Florida state prosecutor who reportedly pressured investigators to downgrad...
2019-07-11 21:34

Newcastle fans hoping for high noon at Toon may not topple Mike Ashley | Barry Glendenning Supporters’ group fighting Ashley is calling for a St James’ Park boycott – but would not be first to find apathy in their wayA couple of hours after finishing what was intended to be the first and final draft of this column, I was forced into a rewr...
2019-06-30 19:51

Gareth Bale bemoans lost joy of childhood and joins the outcasts with limited options | Barry Glendenning The Real Madrid winger’s dream has turned into a nightmare and he finds himself in the same boat as Özil and SánchezIn his documentary State of Play, an examination of the current wellbeing of football aired on BT Sport last week, Michael Calvin was ...
2019-06-03 12:01

Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without rape or incest exceptions. The post Louisiana lawmakers pass a strict ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, without ra...
2019-05-30 00:51

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance by Morocco, perhaps the best in the tournament so far. They take three points thanks to a wonderful go...
2019-06-29 00:51

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
2019-06-10 04:34

At least two migrants die, 25 missing in boat accident off Libyan coast At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, a spokesman for the coastguard said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 21:34

Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast Longstanding efforts to protect the nests of loggerhead sea turtles have been paying off, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in conservation....
2019-06-13 11:00

EU says Turkey's drilling off Cyprus coast of 'grave concern' The European Union on Monday said Turkey's plan to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus was of grave concern and an unacceptable escalation of tensions surrounding the Mediterranean island....
2019-07-08 17:17

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
2019-06-13 11:17

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 11:17

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 11:34

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
2019-06-15 21:51

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
2019-07-01 21:17

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline Canada's federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast....
2019-06-19 03:01

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated ...
2019-06-21 09:34

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
2019-06-10 21:34

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-04 21:17

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
2019-06-17 14:34

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a t...
2019-06-23 07:34

At least 26 dead after fishing boat capsizes off Honduran coast At least 26 people died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras during poor weather conditions, an armed forces spokesman said on Wednesday, in one of the country's worst-ever accidents at sea....
2019-07-04 08:00

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death, giving coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the...
2019-06-29 00:34

Snag $4.99 bus seats during the East Coast debut of FlixBus FlixBus will offer $4.99 seats during its East Coast debut with routes connecting New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.        ...
2019-05-29 22:51

Marlin jumps into boat, seriously injuring two men off NSW north coast 100kg fish lands in brothers’ five-metre vessel north of Coffs Harbour, slicing man’s arm openA large marlin weighing up to 100kg jumped into a small boat off the New South Wales coast, seriously injuring two brothers, with one of them suffering a fr...
2019-05-23 14:17

‘Big Little Lies’ tourism is killing California’s pristine coast Big Sur has a big little problem. The dreamy coastal city set on a precarious cliffside has survived massive mudslides, heavy rains and fires, but it may not be able to overcome a deluge of Renattas, Bonnies, Madelines, Celestes and Janes. Fans of HB...
2019-07-11 21:34

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
2019-05-24 14:17

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alab...
2019-05-23 05:17

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
2019-07-12 14:51

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 22:51

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ash...
2019-05-28 07:34

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
2019-07-12 06:51

‘Flip or Flop’ star goes solo in ‘Christina on the Coast’ Christina Anstead says she has “so much going on right now” — and that’s not an understatement. The “Flip or Flop” star, who announced in March that she’s expecting a child with her second husband, Ant Anstead (she’s due in September), has been filmi...
2019-05-21 19:51

‘Iceberg alley’ photos along Canada’s coast are very cool Remarkable images show gigantic icebergs as they pass by Canada’s Cape Bonavista. The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador is dubbed “iceberg alley” on account of the colossal bergs that float by every spring. “Our Cape Bonavista Lighthous...
2019-05-21 16:00

‘A Magnificent Life’: Barry Jenkins Pays Tribute to If Beale Street Could Talk Hairstylist Kenneth Walker One of the visionaries who helped bring James Baldwin’s work to luminous life on the big screen has died. Earlier this month, the film industry lost veteran hairstylist Kenneth Walker, and on Wednesday, If Beale Street Could Talk director Barry Jenki...
2019-05-30 18:17

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-05 18:51

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
2019-07-10 06:00

| Ivory Coast 'babes' bank on sharpshooter Pepe against Bafana Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago....
2019-06-23 13:00

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company s...
2019-07-10 11:34

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
2019-06-11 18:17

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
2019-05-22 11:51

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 140 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted two boats carrying around 140 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
2019-06-04 20:00

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
2019-06-22 19:17

Gold Coast Titans sack coach Garth Brennan Brennan axed after just 12 wins from 40 matchesAssistants Craig Hodges and Luke Burt will take over as interim coachesGold Coast have sacked coach Garth Brennan, two days after a 24-2 defeat to Penrith left the club rooted to the bottom of the NRL la...
2019-07-14 09:34

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber ...
2019-06-04 14:51

Cyprus says Turkish drill ship off its coast serious sovereignty breach Cyprus said on Monday it 'strongly condemns' what it said was an infringement of its sovereign rights by Turkey, after Ankara sent a drill ship off the island to explore for oil and gas....
2019-07-08 15:34

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-07 05:00

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
2019-05-23 18:34

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
2019-06-09 03:17

Second Turkish drillship arrives off Cyprus coast, Nicosia protests A second Turkish ship planning to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, triggering a strong protest from Nicosia of an infringement by Turkey of its sovereign rights....
2019-07-08 15:34

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

Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Wilfried Zaha’s second-half goal was enough to earn an underwhelming Ivory Coast victory over Mali and a quarter-final against Algeria 7.23pm BST Related: Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali 7.07pm BST That’s a...
2019-07-08 20:51

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampdusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
2019-07-05 04:01

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa located off Alabama coast Researchers have located the remains of the last known ship to bring slaves to the U.S. from West Africa, Alabama historical officials announced Wednesday....
2019-05-23 02:51

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren’t sure exactly where the meteorite struck, as traces of the crater are long gone. With new research, howe...
2019-06-11 00:34

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
2019-05-23 01:17

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933...
2019-07-12 11:00

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizu...
2019-07-12 05:17

India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm...
2019-06-13 09:17

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
2019-05-21 16:51

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
2019-06-14 21:17

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mortality event” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. More than 261 bottlenose dolph...
2019-06-18 04:00

Algeria beats Ivory Coast on penalties to make semis Algeria blew a 1-0 lead and a penalty in regulation time before squeezing past Ivory Coast in a shootout to make the semifinals at the African Cup of Nations       ...
2019-07-11 21:51

International judges give reasons for Ivory Coast acquittals Judges at the International Criminal Court have issued lengthy explanations for the decision to acquit Ivory Coast’s ex-president on crimes against humanity charges for post-election violence in 2010...
2019-07-16 19:51

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications...
2019-06-15 17:51

2 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast: UN The International Organization for Migration said the boat was carrying over 95 migrants and floundered off the coast of the western town of Garaboli, 60 kilometres east of the capital, Tripoli....
2019-06-02 18:51

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
2019-06-15 19:00

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was ...
2019-06-15 21:51

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Tuesday. The Russian planes — Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and S...
2019-05-21 19:34

Coast Guardsman jumps onto moving narco submarine and punches it In a video released by the U.S. Coast Guard, crew members belonging to the CG Cutter Munro tracked down a semi-submersible with drug runners in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and forced them to stop....
2019-07-12 01:17

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in o...
2019-06-22 00:00

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 22:17

Police stop 4 kids who drove SUV 600 miles down Aussie coast Police say four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped the next day...
2019-07-15 07:34

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboard. They diligently check these la-di-da locales off their list, curtsying to their inner prep schoo...
2019-05-22 02:51

Rained Out by Hurricane Barry, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Turns Canceled Convention Day Into Major Food Donation As Hurricane Barry barreled through the Gulf Coast this weekend, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. scrambled to wrap up its biennial convention in New Orleans early....
2019-07-16 19:51

Hawaii firm aims to mass produce edible seaweed off coast KAILUA, Hawaii — A Hawaii company hopes to build an underwater farm that can produce large quantities of edible seaweed. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Sunday that Kampachi Farms LLC is working to establish a farm to grow limu more than a mile...
2019-06-17 15:51

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
2019-06-21 16:17

Boat With Dozens of African Migrants Capsizes Off Tunisia Coast, Survivor Says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
2019-07-04 18:17

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their dest...
2019-06-13 02:17

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality event" by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration....
2019-06-16 14:17

Millions Of Jellyfish Headed To Israel's Coast, Lifeguards Warn Swimmers Millions of jellyfish are headed toward Israel's coast on their nearly annual pilgrimage, and thousands have clogged the filters of a southern power station. Locals and visitors are already reporting......
2019-07-06 05:17

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, ABC 6 reports. Thankfully four employees only suffered minor injuries that were able to be treated on-s...
2019-06-21 22:00

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 23:51

The U.S. Coast Guard heroically airlifts people stranded in flooded waters The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.        ...
2019-07-14 23:51

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
2019-05-22 06:51

Ivory Coast accident kills Spanish woman, injures 10 girls MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Foreign Ministry says a Spanish woman has been killed and 10 Spanish girls have been injured in a traffic accident in the Ivory Coast. The ministry said Sunday that the accident occurred Saturday when the bus they were tra...
2019-06-23 15:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco's magic moment earns win over Ivory Coast Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast (En-Nesyri 23)Tunisia 1-1 Mali (Khazri 70; Samessekou 60)Morocco reached the knockout stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, and served notice that they are one of the sides to beat, with a 1-0 win over Ivory Coast in Cairo.Youss...
2019-06-29 00:51

'Buses with fins': giant basking sharks reappear off California coast The marine behemoths, which can weigh more than 10,000 pounds, are returning in numbers not seen in decadesGiant basking sharks have reappeared off the coast of southern California in numbers not seen in decades.“The sight just takes your breath away...
2019-05-21 17:34

Africa Cup of Nations: Bony named in Ivory Coast's final squad Former Swansea and Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is named in Ivory Coast's final 23-man squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt....
2019-06-10 00:34

Ten Turkish sailors seized by pirates off Nigerian coast: shipping company Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early on Tuesday, shipping company Kadioglu Denizcilik said, adding that another eight sailors were safely aboard the ship....
2019-07-16 16:17

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
2019-06-11 15:17

Staggering drug bust shows traffickers turning to East Coast This week's staggering cocaine bust in Philadelphia is another sign that traffickers are turning to East Coast seaports as a result of increased law enforcement pressure along the country's southwest border....
2019-06-20 00:17

Divers spot massive human-sized jellyfish off English coast It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. A giant, human-sized jellyfish lurking in the waters off the English coast. The creature — which is all too frighteningly real — was captured on camera recently by ocean cinematographer Dan Abbott durin...
2019-07-16 04:00

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say 98% died. They said during a teleconference Friday...
2019-06-14 19:51

Mississippi River closed to shipping 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 due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-23 22:17

'Forgotten coast': a Florida town fights to rebuild after Hurricane Michael Weeks before the 2019 hurricane season, Mexico Beach is still cleaning up debris from the strongest storm to hit the areaFive miles away from Mexico Beach, the carcasses of trees appear by the side of the road, still sprouting from the soil. Some ben...
2019-05-23 13:00

Best Coast will be the house band on Fred Savage's aftershow parody What Just Happened??! This summer, Fox will be airing a weekly Talking Dead-style post-show discussion panel with host Fred Savage unpacking all of the biggest twists and turns from the most recent episode of hit sci-fi show The Flare (an adaptation of a hit sci-fi novel)...
2019-06-02 21:17

Libyan coast guard intercepts Europe-bound migrant boat Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-03 17:17

Algeria beat Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the AFCON semis "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Suez Stadium – Ivory Coast 1 (J. Kodjia 62\u0027) Algeria 1 (S. Feghouli 20\u0027) Algeria win 4-3 on penalties"...
2019-07-11 22:00

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have been stranded so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most s...
2019-05-31 22:17

Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast into African Cup quarters Wilfried Zaha's late goal put Ivory Coast into the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over Mali       ...
2019-07-08 21:17

Incredible, technicolor shot of a giant jellyfish swarm off British coast Photographer Tommy May captured an incredible shot of 1,000 jellyfish off the coast of Devon, England, making for a fantastic, colorful spectacle.        ...
2019-07-09 18:51

Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hoodoo-infused persona. The post Family: Louisiana-born musician Dr. John dies at 77; blended black and white musical styles with hood...
2019-06-07 01:51

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2019-05-30 21:34

Cyclone Vayu: NDRF Rescues Pregnant Woman From Island Off Gujarat Coast NDRF and emergency medical services personnel sprang into action as Cyclone Vayu brought heavy rain and winds to Gujarat to rescue two pregnant women and ensure they delivered their children safely...
2019-06-13 13:17

Ivory Coast rains make cocoa farmers hopeful for next main crop Above average rains in most of Ivory Coast’s cocoa growing regions last week should boost the next main crop in autumn, while the April to September mid-crop is tailing off, farmers said on Monday....
2019-06-18 11:17

Washington the latest West Coast state to enact immigration sanctuary protections Under the new Washington state law, local law enforcement agencies are broadly prohibited from asking about immigration status or place of birth unless directly connected to a criminal investigation....
2019-05-23 04:51

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
2019-06-07 21:17

Double whale breach off Australia coast thrills tourists 'within meters' of scene A group of whale watchers off Australia’s Gold Coast captured incredible video of two of the sea creatures “double breaching” within feet of their boat....
2019-07-16 17:51

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
2019-07-03 23:17

Speeding, congestion and protest: the dark side of Scotland’s North Coast 500 route For locals, the phenomenal success of this driving route means blocked roads, a racetrack mentality and mess, rather than the promised benefits to businessAt Bettyhill General Merchants, a convenience store and post office in a remote village on Scot...
2019-05-25 11:34

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
2019-06-17 06:00

Monsoon rains to arrive on India's southern coast around June 8: weather office Monsoon rains are likely to enter India through the southern coast around June 8, the weather office said on Wednesday, marking the start of the four-month rainy season that is crucial for the country's farm-dependent economy....
2019-06-05 15:51

Watch: Coast Guards Leap Onto "Narco-Sub", Seize Drugs Worth $232 Million Infamously elusive boats dubbed narco-submarines - cartel-funded ships built in the jungle to haul massive amounts of drugs - have bedeviled Coast Guardsmen tasked with stemming the flow of......
2019-07-12 12:17

West Coast Residents Seriously Underestimate the Threat of a Catastrophic Earthquake, Survey Finds As last week’s major earthquakes in Southern California reminded us, we humans are still at the mercy of the geologically-active planet we live on. But despite the ever-present seismic threat, there’s a lot more West Coast cities could be doing to pr...
2019-07-12 23:51

Shared ownership by the sea in Sussex: Shoreham flats for priced-out Londoners heading to the coast Prices start at £260k at The Waterfront, a new development of apartments and townhouses built in contemporary-style architecture in Shoreham, West Sussex....
2019-06-03 19:34

Great white shark tracked in Long Island Sound off coast of Connecticut A great white shark was being tracked by an ocean data group while swimming in the Long Island Sound on Monday. The notorious fish, named Cabot, is 9 feet, 8 inches long and the first known great white spotted in the area off the coast of Connecticut...
2019-05-21 16:51

US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were attacked ‘almost certainly by Iran’ The post US national security adviser Bolton says ships sabotaged off UAE coast were at...
2019-05-29 08:51

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
2019-07-12 17:51

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
2019-05-29 09:17

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
2019-07-05 21:51

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
2019-05-23 02:34

Human-sized jellyfish lurking off English coast stuns divers: 'It’s an experience we’ll never forget' Two divers off the coast of England had the experience of a lifetime when they came across — and swam alongside — a human-sized barrel jellyfish, scientifically known as a Rhizostoma Pulmo....
2019-07-16 20:51

West Coast braces for heat wave, raising fears of wildfires in Northern California Near-record high temperatures are expected to roast the West Coast next week, with gusty winds raising the danger of fire in a region still coping with last year's deadly wildfires.        ...
2019-06-08 17:34

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
2019-06-09 02:51

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Late Zaha goal sends Ivory Coast through, Ghana out Wilfried Zaha scored a later winner as the Ivory Coast beat Mali to reach the quarterfinals, where they will face Tunisia. The Tunisians conceded a stoppage time equalizer by Ghana but recovered to win on penalties....
2019-07-09 05:51

Africa Cup of Nations: Algeria beat Ivory Coast, Tunisia kill Madagascar’s dream • Ivory Coast 1-1 Algeria aet (3-4 on pens)• Madagascar 0-3 TunisiaThe Swansea striker Wilfried Bony missed from the spot as Algeria edged past Ivory Coast in a dramatic penalty shootout to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.Sofiane Feghouli...
2019-07-12 06:51

Great white shark off California coast delays sheriff’s office's water training Officials with the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office in Santa Rosa, Calif., were forced to delay a water training in Bodega Bay due to the presence of a massive, toothy creature: A great white shark....
2019-06-13 07:34

2 more dead gray whales have been found in Alaska, bringing the year's toll to 75 along the US West Coast Two more gray whales were found dead this week in Alaska amid the mysterious surge of deaths within the species this year along the US West Coast, CNN affiliate KTUU reports....
2019-06-09 11:34

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

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

Africa Cup of Nations: Wilfried Zaha fires Ivory Coast past wasteful Mali Wilfried Zaha struck in the 76th minute to give Ivory Coast a smash-and-grab win over Mali in their Africa Cup of Nations last 16 match in Suez on Monday. Related: Mali 0-1 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – as it happened Continue re...
2019-07-08 20:51

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long operation....
2019-06-28 02:51

Sportwatch: wins for West Coast and Broncos, while Rebels romp and Waratahs slump – as it happened AFL: Roos beat Bulldogs, Eagles beat CrowsNRL: Broncos beat Warriors, Souths beat TigersRugby: Rebels beat Sunwolves, Jaguares beat WaratahsNetball: Lightning beat Giants 12.49pm BST Well that’s it from me tonight – what an exciting evening it’s been...
2019-05-25 15:00

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the final two state beaches that were open for swimming.        ...
2019-07-07 19:51

Louisiana becomes latest US state to pass strict 'heartbeat' abortion ban Louisiana has become the latest US state to pass a strict new abortion ban that would prohibit the procedure before some women even know they are pregnant....
2019-05-30 10:34

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. Damaging wind, hail and heavy rain will be possibl...
2019-06-19 12:51

Shark swallowed whole during rare deep-sea feeding frenzy off South Carolina coast, video shows Researchers exploring the depths of the ocean off the coast of South Carolina recorded a rare sight last month when they stumbled upon a shark feeding frenzy that had a surprise ending....
2019-07-08 22:34

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
2019-06-19 03:51

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2019-07-02 20:51

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
2019-07-11 14:00

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search is underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 14:17

'Sexual assault crisis': Unwanted contact reports hit all-time high at Coast Guard Academy Reports of unwanted sexual contact by cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy reached an all-time high in 2018, according to a survey released Wednesday by the academy....
2019-07-03 22:17

Abundant rains offer good prospects for main Ivory Coast cocoa crop: farmers Above-average rainfall mixed with sunshine in Ivory Coast's cocoa-growing regions last week could boost the forthcoming October-to-March main crop, farmers said on Monday....
2019-07-08 16:34

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crew member in waters off Cuba On Sunday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing Carnival Victory crew member who reportedly went overboard July 4 off the coast of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-08 15:34

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 23:00

Forget Griezmann and Neymar! Barcelona sign Louie Barry, 16, 'one of the best young English players' Barcelona are currently lining up deals for the likes of Antoine Griezmann and Neymar, but the Spanish champions have added another forward to their ranks today - and he comes from Birmingham....
2019-07-11 15:51

A high school football player in Amite City, Louisiana died Tuesday night, following a practice at his school (WDSU) A 15-year-old football player in Amite City, Louisiana died this week after a late-night practice at his high school. Coaches and teammates say Terrance Allen was walking back to the locker room around 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Tuesday, whe...
2019-06-21 07:17

U.S. NHC says subtropical storm forms in the Atlantic A low-pressure system located several hundred miles southwest of Bermuda has become a subtropical storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
2019-05-21 21:51

Fortnite's new weapon is a storm in a bottle One of the great things about battle royale games like Fortnite is that no two matches are different. Random generation ensures that lobbies include different players, varying weapons spawn in known locations and -- perhaps most importantly -- the st...
2019-06-06 14:51

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

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
2019-05-22 13:34

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added 16 points and Natasha Howard 12 for Seattle (3-2)...
2019-06-05 08:34

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely by its full name) during the Atlantic hurricane se...
2019-07-12 22:51

Howard, Storm overpower Dream Natasha Howard racked up 19 points, 14 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots, and the visiting Seattle Storm rolled to an 82-66 win over the Atlanta Dream on Friday....
2019-06-01 20:00

DJI unveils STORM cinematography drone, but you can't buy it Drone manufacturer DJI may have spread itself across a number of different sectors of late, most recently with its GoPro-trouncing Osmo Action camera, but it has always retained its drone footing with consumer-, professional- and even industrial-leve...
2019-06-11 11:17

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
2019-07-14 01:51

Everybody Sleeping on the Geo Storm Hatchback was a Mistake For 1990, General Motors introduced the world to the Isuzu-based Geo Storm. It was a deligtful economically minded lightweight sporty coupe, which was pretty well removed from anything else GM was doing in 1990. Of GM’s two youth-oriented sporty-ish ...
2019-06-29 18:34

Quigley, Vandersloot give Sky win over Storm Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

Oil steadies as U.S. supply ramps up after storm Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, paring gains as U.S. offshore crude production resumed after Hurricane Barry and tensions between the U.S. and Iran were seen easing....
2019-07-16 18:17

Toxic algae bloom forces Gulf Coast beach closures ahead of 4th of July holiday weekend More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shore line....
2019-07-04 23:34

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11 22:00

Dan Hughes set to resume coaching Seattle Storm NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes is back as the head coach of the team after stepping away for the first month of the season because of cancer. Hughes first game will be Friday against Los Angeles. Seattle plays eight of its next nine g...
2019-06-20 02:51

Days after storm, clean up continues in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Two days after a storm barreled through Dallas, whole trees can still be seen where they fell, hundreds of traffic signals remain out and the work to restore power to thousands of people is ongoing. Near downtown, a fallen crane that ki...
2019-06-12 01:51

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail b...
2019-07-11 23:51

Storm's Bird out indefinitely with injured knee Sue Bird of the Seattle Storm will undergo arthroscopic surgery to remove a loose body in her left knee and is out indefinitely, the team announced. Bird has been part of all three Storm championship teams....
2019-05-21 19:51

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

Strong Storm And Heavy Rain Potential Severe Storm Risk After the dry Friday we’re watching thunderstorms to the northwest that will arrive for parts of the area later this evening and into tomorrow. Heavy rain along with the threat for severe storms is there, especially south and ...
2019-06-22 01:00

Aprilia Storm 125 Launched In India, Priced At Rs. 65,000 Piaggio Group today launched the new Aprilia Storm 125 cc scooter in India, priced at Rs. 65,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). First, showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo, the new Aprilia Storm 125 is now the most......
2019-05-30 22:51

Cyclone kicks up dust storm in India Cyclone Vayu, the equivalent of a Category 2 hurricane, has taken a sharp turn to the west and will spare the western Indian state of Gujarat from the most destructive wind and torrential rain....
2019-06-13 01:17

Sims and Fowles help Lynx beat Storm 72-61 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Odyssey Sims had 15 points, Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 72-61 on Wednesday night. The teams have combined to win six of the last nine WNBA titles, but the marqu...
2019-05-30 05:51

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
2019-07-08 08:51

Linda Fairstein, Once Cheered, Faces Storm After ‘When They See Us’ A Netflix series about the Central Park jogger case has led to intense criticism of the famous prosecutor-turned-novelist who oversaw the investigation....
2019-06-06 13:17

Americans Storm the Gates of Royal Ascot The U.S. trainer Wesley Ward has won 10 times, and more of his countrymen are now competing. All 14 starters from outside Europe came from the U.S. in 2017...
2019-06-18 08:51

Bonner, Griner lead Mercury over Storm 69-67 SEATTLE (AP) — DeWanna Bonner and Brittney Griner each scored 20 points to help the Phoenix Mercury beat Seattle 69-67 on Sunday, handing the Storm their first home loss of the season. The Mercury (5-5) took the lead for good at 57-56 on Griner’...
2019-07-01 06:17

Thiem rides the storm to knock out Djokovic Austrian Dominic Thiem crushed Novak Djokovic's French Open hopes as he survived a weather-ravaged semi-final spanning 24 hours to complete a 6-2 3-6 7-5 5-7 7-5 victory on Saturday and set up a repeat of last year's showdown with Rafael Nadal....
2019-06-08 22:17

Storm trauma: new disasters trigger old memories (WVLA/NBC News) As the Gulf Coast braces for the arrival of Tropical Storm Barry, experts warn the experience could trigger Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among survivors of past natural disasters. The Greater Baton Rouge area experienced devastating...
2019-07-13 01:51

Aprilia Storm 125 Launch Details Revealed Piaggio India is all set to launch the Aprilia Storm 125 on 30th May, 2019. The Aprilia Storm 125 was first showcased at the 2018 Auto Expo and is a more affordable version of the regular Aprilia SR......
2019-05-27 14:01

Crane collapses during storm and 'slices through' apartments A construction crane, apparently toppled by high winds, collapsed onto a five-storey apartment block in downtown Dallas, killing at least one person and injuring six others....
2019-06-10 05:00

This is what caused the freak Guadalajara hail storm Soaring temperatures, high elevation and a slew of other ingredients all collided to create the freak hail storm that hit Guadalajara, experts said on Monday. Residents of Mexico’s second-largest city woke up in shock Sunday to find that nearly...
2019-07-02 01:00

Tracking Monday Severe Storm Threat We have one more round inbound! After a morning batch of showers & a few storms weakens our severe storm threat ramps back up mid/late Monday afternoon pushing into eastern counties into the early evening. Watch for damaging wind, hail and heavy rain...
2019-06-24 11:00

ADOT creates dust storm playlist TUCSON- The Arizona Department of Transportation created a music playlist to help people have the appropriate tunes when there are dust storms. The dust storms will be here soon enough. Make sure you have the appropriate tunes. https://t.co/AqH0vCNZ...
2019-07-16 06:51

Google Is at the Center of a Storm Brewing Over Big Tech Support for an antitrust investigation into the company is coming from across the political spectrum. For Google, any case would be a major distraction, or worse....
2019-06-02 11:51

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
2019-07-10 21:51

Aid preparations gear up as Mozambique braces for second massive storm Emergency measures are being stepped up by the UN and partners in northern Mozambique, amid fears that another devastating tropical storm could batter coastal areas on Thursday evening, weeks after Cyclone Idai claimed hundreds of lives and flooded v...
2019-05-21 14:51

Options are few for storm-ravaged homes with insufficient insurance While government programs can offer assistance following a hurricane or other major weather event, it's not guaranteed and it's not all free....
2019-06-13 03:34

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the Internet’s joke du jour, the US Air Force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada Air Force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology...
2019-07-16 20:51

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thur...
2019-07-11 22:17