TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:34

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

Forecasters say the biggest danger is not destructive winds but heavy rain as it was upgraded to tropical storm Barry on ThursdayMandatory evacuations were ordered south-...

New Orleans: evacuations ordered as city braces for possible hurricane

Source: theguardian.com

All Eyes on the Levees: Amid Flooding, New Orleans Braces for a Potential Hurricane The streets of New Orleans were flooded Wednesday night as a slow-moving storm system approached the city. But with even more rain expected to deluge the Crescent City over the next three days, concerns are growing that the worst is yet to come....
2019-07-11 20:34

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

Brush fire on Maui, Hawaii, evacuations ordered A brush fire has prompted evacuations and diverted some flights on the Hawaii island of Maui, officials said Thursday. People in at least two towns were told to leave. (July 12)        ...
2019-07-12 10:51

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

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

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

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

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

New Orleans amusement park, reminder of Hurricane Katrina, may soon come down The amusement park on the city’s eastern edge is perhaps the most high-profile, lingering and ghostly reminder of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation.       ...
2019-07-09 01:34

New Orleans is already flooded — and the worst may be yet to come: Forecasters are predicting a hurricane New Orleans was already hit by a storm that left its streets swamped. Now, meteorologists say a hurricane could be on its way        ...
2019-07-11 12:34

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana's shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding....
2019-07-13 07:34

New Orleans, already grappling with extreme weather, may face hurricane by week's end A storm swamped New Orleans streets and paralyzed traffic Wednesday as concerns grew that even worse weather was on the way: a possible hurricane that could strike the Gulf Coast and raise the Mississippi River to the brim of the city’s protective le...
2019-07-11 04:17

Flooding swamps New Orleans before potential hurricane makes landfall New Orleans streets into small rivers as a possible hurricane could make landfall in the area on Saturday.        ...
2019-07-11 03:51

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

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

Flooding leads to Oklahoma and Arkansas evacuations Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-25 23:00

Major evacuations in Frankfurt over World War II bomb An area around Frankfurt Zoo and the European Central Bank has been evacuated so a 500-kilogram American bomb can be defused. Some 16,500 people were told to leave, including residents of a nursing home....
2019-07-07 14:51

Hawaii's Maui Island wildfire forces evacuations Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local media said....
2019-07-12 10:34

Germany: Wildfire near munitions warehouse forces evacuations Hundreds of firefighters are battling one of the biggest blazes in the region's history. Officials fear the fire could engulf a munitions warehouse that contains World War II-era explosives....
2019-07-01 20:34

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

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

Levee failures along Mississippi, Arkansas rivers prompt mandatory evacuations Residents in several communities located near the swollen Mississippi and Arkansas rivers were forced to flee their homes on Thursday and Friday following several levee failures....
2019-06-01 03:34

Smoke blankets the sky as wildfire on Hawaii’s Maui Island forces evacuations The 3,000 acre brush fire in Maui's central valley was uncontrolled Thursday night, Maui Mayor Mike Victorino told a news conference. He said firefighters would monitor it overnight but that it was too dangerous to battle the blaze in the dark....
2019-07-12 14:00

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
2019-07-12 16:51

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

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

Levee breach along Arkansas River forces evacuations in town north of Little Rock A levee breach along the rain-swollen Arkansas River Friday prompted a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area north of Little Rock.        ...
2019-05-31 17:34

Brush fire on Hawaiian island of Maui prompts evacuations, flight diversions Some flights to the island's main airport in Kahului were diverted because the fire was affecting access to the facility, the state Department of Transportation said.        ...
2019-07-12 12:17

Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday.       ...
2019-07-12 15:34

'This is not a "what if" story': Tokyo braces for the earthquake of a century They call it X Day – a major earthquake striking the heart of the world’s most populous city in the most calamitous event since the second world war. Can hi-tech solutions save Tokyo?これは”もしも”の話じゃない-100年に一度の震災に備える東京Every day, at 5pm, the gentle melody...
2019-06-12 13:51

PG&E Braces for Power Cuts; Tesla, Others See an Opening Companies that provide home batteries and other power products are targeting customers in Northern California as PG&E prepares to pre-emptively turn off power in parts of the state to limit wildfire risks....
2019-07-15 18:17

Hong Kong braces for further political turmoil Hong Kong residents are bracing for further political turmoil as the territory’s government prepares to send the legislature a widely opposed bill that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China...
2019-06-11 12:17

Hong Kong braces for more protests this weekend After violent protests in Hong Kong this week that involved 2 million people and led to hundreds of injuries and arrests, the city is bracing for more potential trouble this weekend....
2019-07-06 00:34

Two Die From Heat Stroke In Spain, France Braces For Hottest Day Temperatures in France are expected to hit a record high on Friday, as Europe swelters in a heatwave blamed for several deaths, including a 17-year-old farm worker in Spain....
2019-06-28 16:17

Storm-ravaged central U.S. braces for more tornadoes, flooding It will be no rest for the weary across the central United States as lives and property will continue to be threatened by severe weather and flooding this Memorial Day holiday weekend and into Tuesday....
2019-05-27 05:34

Prague braces for massive rally against PM Andrej Babis Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is fending off corruption charges, trouble in parliament, and a countrywide protest movement against his government. Hundreds of thousands are expected to rally against him in Prague....
2019-06-23 16:17

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

Northeast Braces For More Rain And Floods, 3 Killed In Assam Massive landslides and flash floods triggered by heavy rainfall since the past two days have affected thousands of people in Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Assam. Four people have died in the......
2019-07-10 19:51

| Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian administration as talks remain deadlocked....
2019-05-28 23:51

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
2019-06-30 16:17

California desert braces for aftershocks from major 7.1 quake Emergency officials and jittery residents in the high desert of Southern California braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that damaged buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the tem...
2019-07-06 14:51

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

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
2019-07-14 06:51

'There's no way to stop this': Oakland braces for the arrival of tech firm Square Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has signed a deal to move his payments company to Oakland – which activists say will only exacerbate an already brutal housing crisisPhotographs by Jason HenryThe knocks on Maria Espinoza’s front door became a nightly occurren...
2019-07-02 09:51

Hong Kong braces for protests as government shuts offices Hong Kong braced for another day of anti-government protests on Thursday after scenes of violence and chaos shook the normally peaceful global trade and finance center a day earlier....
2019-06-13 04:00

Trade-heavy Wash. state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 01:17

Rhian Brewster braces for lift-off after helping Liverpool hit Tranmere for six • Tranmere 0-6 Liverpool• Youngster scores twice in traditional friendly at Prenton ParkForty days since becoming champions of Europe for a sixth time, and minus most of the talent that landed the prize in Madrid, Liverpool returned to action in the ...
2019-07-12 06:51

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

Trade-heavy Washington state braces for Chinese tariffs As a new round of tariffs by China take effect, trade-dependent Washington state braces for more impacts on its economy. (May 29)        ...
2019-05-30 04:01

Oklahoma braces for the worst: more rain, eroding levees and looters Some much-needed sunshine glistened down on the flood-ridden communities in and around Tulsa, Oklahoma on Friday – only the worst may be yet to come amid unprecedented rain and flooding....
2019-06-01 17:01

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

Engineers 3-D print flexible mesh for ankle and knee braces Hearing aids, dental crowns, and limb prosthetics are some of the medical devices that can now be digitally designed and customized for individual patients, thanks to 3-D printing. However, these devices are typically designed to replace or support b...
2019-06-20 02:51

One killed, dozens hurt by Ohio tornadoes as U.S. Midwest braces for more Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said....
2019-05-28 20:17

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: I was 14 years old and still in braces when abuse began One of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers described Monday being just 14 and still in braces when he began sexually abusing her. “I remember standing in his kitchen, and he also had a lot of girls there at the time,’’ Courtney Wild...
2019-07-08 21:00

As China Auto Sales Slow, Industry Braces for New Regulations China’s auto sales declined for an 11th straight month in May as a prolonged downturn in the country’s automotive sector showed no sign of easing and the industry braced for losses stemming from new emissions standards....
2019-06-12 18:00

Just what the doctor ordered Doctors from across the EU are being trained in Warsaw to work as GPs in the UK. Brexit or no Brexit, the chronic need for doctors is worsening and Europe's biggest employer is reaching across the channel for them....
2019-05-23 06:17

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
2019-06-12 23:00

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

Hong Kong braces for big crowds at annual rally to mark handover Hong Kong holds an annual pro-democracy march on Monday, the anniversary of its handover to Beijing, that could draw big crowds amid widespread anger over an extradition bill that has plunged the financial hub into turmoil....
2019-07-01 00:51

3 Lakh Evacuated, 70 Trains Cancelled As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Vayu The Western Railways cancelled 70 trains and curtailed the journeys of 28 others as Cyclone Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coastline, growing stronger along the way. The cancellations came into......
2019-06-13 06:34

| Hong Kong braces for mass rally on China handover anniversary Hong Kong braced for another mass rally Monday as the city marks the anniversary of its handover to China, with attendance at an annual pro-democracy march likely to be bolstered by huge recent anti-government protests....
2019-07-01 00:51

Arkansas community braces for flooding impact on Memorial Day weekend: 'Keep everybody in your prayers' Historic flooding in Northwest Arkansas has residents and business owners preparing for the wors as the National Weather Service warned of a "dangerous and life threatening situation” with “near catastrophic flooding along the Arkansas River” and “ne...
2019-05-27 06:51

Rahul Gandhi Asks Workers To Provide Help As Gujarat Braces For Cyclone Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appealed to all party workers to be prepared to help out in areas that get affected by cyclone "Vayu", which is nearing the Gujarat coast....
2019-06-12 19:17

Hong Kong braces for mass protests over controversial extradition bill HONG KONG — Opponents of legislation in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China are planning more protests and labor strikes in an attempt to block the move, which they say endangers the territory’s judicial in...
2019-06-11 20:17

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
2019-05-28 18:34

Ordered Deported, Then Sent a $497,777 Fine From ICE Immigrants avoiding deportation by living in houses of worship received notices that they would be fined, the latest measure taken in an ongoing crackdown....
2019-07-05 04:51

South Dakota's Rapid City adds Barack Obama statue to its City of Presidents collection The statue is part of the City of Presidents, a collection of life-size bronze statues of every former president in South Dakota's Rapid City.        ...
2019-07-15 05:00

HGTV's 'Windy City Rehab' stars forced to stop working by the city of Chicago due to several code violations Stars of HGTV’s “Windy City Rehab,” Alison Victoria Gramenos and Donovan Eckhardt, were blocked by the City of Chicago from filing new work permits after a series of alleged code and permit violations....
2019-07-11 18:51

Hong Kong braces for more protests as China extradition bill moves forward Society organizations, labor unions and small businesses are rapidly mobilizing despite warnings from Hong Kong’s chief executive not to take “radical action.”...
2019-06-11 12:17

Hong Kong braces for annual handover rally as fresh protests erupt Thousands of protesters faced off with riot police early on Monday, the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule, ahead of an annual rally that is expected to draw huge crowds amid widespread anger over a controversial extradition bill....
2019-07-01 05:34

Hong Kong braces for huge protests on anniversary of China handover – live Anti-Beijing protesters block key streets as key date marking 1997 transition coincides with anger about controversial extradition lawFull story: Anti-government protests underway in Hong Kong on anniversary 2.01am BST At the flag-raising ceremony t...
2019-07-01 03:17

Republicans sue City of Tucson in Sanctuary City petition TUCSON –The Pima County Republican Party filed a lawsuit against the City of Tucson challenging its Sanctuary City petition, the party announced Friday. According to a news release, Republicans believe the minimum number of petition signatures requir...
2019-07-13 01:51

Price transparency is exactly what the doctor ordered On behalf of doctors across America and their patients, I am writing to underscore the importance of the executive order President Trump signed this week on “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in Healthcare.” Everyone will benefit from this, sa...
2019-06-28 07:34

Toyota ordered to pay $15.8M to Calif. dealer The owner of two California Toyota dealerships accused the automaker of retaliation after he developed software he claimed was better at identifying customers for safety recalls....
2019-07-16 02:17

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

European heatwave 2019: UK braces for hottest day of the year as deadly heat sweeps continent The UK is bracing for the hottest day of the year so far as a heatwave gripping Europe is expected to cause temperatures to hit an "exceptional peak" today....
2019-06-28 13:00

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded ...
2019-06-06 14:00

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
2019-06-21 03:01

Reagor ordered to pay Ford Credit what it's owed U.S. District Judge Sam Cummings of Texas signed an order saying that due to the passage of time, Ford Credit can file an amended judgment for what is owed in the case. It must do so on or before June 3....
2019-05-29 23:17

Boeing 737 Max ordered by Ryanair undergoes name change Decision fuels speculation that troubled plane will be rebranded once it is given all clear to flyA Boeing 737 Max due to be delivered to Ryanair has had the name Max dropped from the livery, further fuelling speculation that the manufacturer and air...
2019-07-15 20:17

Hong Kong braces for more protests as political pressure builds to delay or scrap extradition bill As Hong Kong braces for another round of protests, there were signs among the city's political leaders that the proposed extradition bill that has triggered strong opposition might be delayed, if not watered down.      ...
2019-06-14 16:34

Extreme heat continues to scorch Europe; France braces for possible all-time record high Friday High heat again blazed across Europe Thursday as several countries braced for what could be the hottest day yet on Friday.        ...
2019-06-27 23:34

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

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

Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts Read CNN's Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts and learn information about the deadliest and costliest tropical storms, tropical depressions and hurricanes....
2019-06-05 22:51

Oil Prices and the 2019 Hurricane Season Like 2005's Katrina, a major Gulf of Mexico hurricane can deal a heavy blow to crude oil production. Most financial and economic pundits would then conclude that such a supply disruption would send oil prices skyrocketing with demand. Yet this chart ...
2019-07-05 22:34

The 2019 Hurricane Season Shouldn't Be That Bad (Hopefully, Maybe) Y’all better buckle up because hurricane season is coming, and federal scientists have predicted it will be *checks notes*... uh, pretty damn normal. Read more......
2019-05-24 02:17

This Airline Just Ordered 200 of Boeing’s Troubled 737 Max Jets — Even Though They’re Still Grounded Boeing announced its first deal for 737 Max jets since a March grounding that followed two deadly crashes, landing a $24 billion agreement with British Airways owner IAG SA. The airline group signed a letter of intent for 200 of the single-aisle plan...
2019-06-18 20:17

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
2019-05-25 23:00

| EX-FIFA exec Warner ordered by judge to pay $79 million Former FIFA vice president and North American regional football president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages by a federal judge....
2019-07-11 18:51

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for ripping off their content, according to repo...
2019-06-18 07:17

Indicted sheriff ordered to surrender gun, not make threats COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge has warned a suspended sheriff to not contact anyone in law enforcement about charges he jailed an innocent man and then created a fake police report to try to cover his tracks. The lawyer for suspended Chester C...
2019-05-21 21:17

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriage isn’t over until it’s over. It means...
2019-06-21 09:34

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-29 04:51

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
2019-06-21 21:51

Los Angeles Barbershop Ordered to Pay $80,000 for Discriminating Against HIV-Positive Customer In the fall of 2017, Nikko Briteramos was turned away from Los Angeles barbershop King of Kuts, despite getting his hair cut there several times before. But things changed once a barber disclosed to the shop’s owner he was HIV positive, Briteramos sa...
2019-06-11 19:34

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
2019-06-21 21:51

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their cancer....
2019-05-21 18:34

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
2019-07-03 13:34

The Glow Up Goes to NOLA, Day 2: How to Eat Your Way Through New Orleans If, by chance, you find yourself in New Orleans during the July 4th weekend, there are certain things you simply must do: check out the Essence Festival, catch the fireworks display over the Mississippi River, stumble upon a second line and/or live j...
2019-07-06 04:51

10 iconic New Orleans dishes (and where to eat them) Many cities across the country offer diverse food scenes, but New Orleans is quite possibly the only one offering a cuisine uniquely its own.       ...
2019-07-10 18:51

After Maria: the Netflix documentary looking at life after a hurricane The makes of a new documentary short about Puerto Rican families after Hurricane Maria talk about the importance of illuminating a crisisAt Glenda Martes’s 43rd birthday celebration last summer, party favors mix with evidence of transience: there’s a...
2019-05-23 10:17

Djokovic survives hurricane Hurkacz to reach last 16 When Novak Djokovic stood with hand on hip midway through the second-set tiebreak, glaring down at young Polish upstart Hubert Hurkacz, he could scarcely believe the drama unfolding before his eyes in his third-round Wimbledon showdown on Friday....
2019-07-06 04:51

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house — not as expensive as you may think After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes....
2019-05-21 16:17

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

How hurricane names are 'retired' from use for future storms To retire a storm name – and have it removed from the list – the hurricane must be “so deadly or costly that the future use of its name on a different storm would be inappropriate for obvious reasons of sensitivity.”...
2019-07-13 02:17

Alvin becomes first hurricane of 2019 Pacific season Alvin became the first hurricane of the 2019 tropical season and could be just the first of several tropical systems to travel through the Eastern Pacific in the coming week....
2019-06-28 18:17

'Hurricane' Hawkins, 103, breaks running record in US A 103-year-old has become the oldest woman to compete on an American race track after finishing 50 and 100-metre dashes at the National Senior Games in New Mexico....
2019-06-22 00:51

Hurricane officials warn to start planning now Officials at the National Hurricane Center are urging people to ‘prepare now’ for this year’s hurricane season. (May 31)        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
2019-06-03 14:00

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
2019-07-15 19:51

Hurricane hunters are ready to tackle the season While most people run away from hurricanes, servicemen and servicewomen called Hurricane Hunters fly planes directly into the eye of these intense storms....
2019-06-03 19:17

Your Digital Toolkit for the Atlantic Hurricane Season It looks like New Orleans is going to take a shot from a potential Category 1 hurricane by Saturday. Half my family is from New Orleans, and I’m confident in saying that none of us would be nervous about a Cat 1. However, it’s not so much the winds t...
2019-07-11 18:34

First East Pacific hurricane fades to a low off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has weakened into a remnant low pressure system far off the coast of Mexico. Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but the U.S. Nationa...
2019-06-29 20:34

2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook Leading up to the official start of hurricane season next week NOAA released the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook today. Meteorologists predict this will be a near-normal hurricane season across the Atlantic Basin. The outlook expects nine to ...
2019-05-24 06:34

Inspections ordered on some Airbus A380s after wing cracks found European regulators have ordered inspections on some older Airbus A380 superjumbo airplanes after some cracks were detected in wings on the world's largest passenger aircraft....
2019-07-09 16:51

EU court advisor: Facebook can be ordered to seek out illegal comments An advisor to the EU's top court said on Tuesday that Facebook could be ordered to seek out all content on its platform identical to that found to be illegal by a court injunction....
2019-06-04 10:34

Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
2019-05-31 23:51

Polygamous sect leader ordered to stop Minnesota building GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Officials in northern Minnesota have ordered a temporary halt to construction on land linked to a man who led a secretive polygamous sect’s compound in South Dakota. Cook County officials issued the cease-and-desist o...
2019-05-30 03:34

Police arrest man they say ordered shooting of Red Sox legend David Ortiz Former baseball player still recovering in hospitalOrtiz shot in what police say was case of mistaken identityPolice say actual target was cousin of alleged member of cartelAuthorities in the Dominican Republic announced on Friday that they have arre...
2019-06-28 21:51

New climate study ordered for Colorado, Utah energy leases A federal judge says U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration. The order Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras follows a ...
2019-05-29 23:34

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
2019-06-29 15:00

Effective but never popular, court-ordered busing is a relic few would revive While Joe Biden has come under attack for opposing busing in the 1970s, the politics around America’s premier school desegregation program have always been complicated....
2019-07-07 20:34

African Champions League final replay ordered over VAR issue PARIS (AP) — The second leg of the African Champions League final will be replayed after a VAR issue led to Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca walking off in protest and Tunisian side Esperance was awarded the victory. Wydad refused to continue playing b...
2019-06-05 20:51

Arrest warrant ordered for former Pemex CEO Lozoya -local media A federal judge has issued an arrest warrant for a former chief executive of Mexican state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, and an executive of steelmaker Altos Hornos de Mexico, or AHMSA , Mexican news agency Notimex reported on ...
2019-05-29 00:00

VidAngel ordered to pay $62 million for family-friendly video piracy Several years ago, “clean” video streaming platform VidAngel was forced to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after it got hit by a lawsuit from Disney, 20th Century Fox, and Warner Bros. for violating copy-protection systems and illegally str...
2019-06-19 11:51

Boyfriend of actress Hayden Panettiere ordered to stay 100 yards away from her Brian Hickerson, 30, pleaded guilty to a felony domestic violence charge involving the "Nashville" actress and was ordered to stay 100 yards from her.        ...
2019-05-23 22:51

NYPD ordered to release all videos from fatal 2017 shooting A judge has ordered the NYPD to release videos from a 2017 fatal shooting, saying that keeping police footage from the public flies in the face of the key goal of the body-worn camera program: transparency. The police department must release all of i...
2019-06-17 04:00

21 Thousand Women In US Ordered Abortion Pills Online In 6 Months As many as 21,000 women in the United States ordered abortion pills online in the past six months- between October 2018 and March 2019-according to figures revealed by a charity Aid Access....
2019-05-22 14:51

Sister of former Pakistani president ordered held in graft probe Pakistani anti-corruption authorities ordered one of the leaders of the opposition Pakistan Peoples Party to be confined to her residence on Friday as they continued an anti-graft crackdown that critics say is aimed at stifling dissent....
2019-06-14 18:00

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up a...
2019-06-07 04:34

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
2019-07-16 02:17

Political critic ordered to pay $170K in child support case NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Political commentator and former congressional candidate Steve Gill has been ordered to pay his ex-wife $170,000 by June, or spend 10 days in jail. The Tennessean reports Judge James G. Martin ruled on Sunday that Gill must pa...
2019-05-22 18:17

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismiss...
2019-06-08 06:51

Movie sanitizing service ordered to pay $62 million in piracy suit A jury has ordered "family-friendly" movie service VidAngel to pay $62.4 million to Hollywood studios for pirating their content. Disney, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros. sued the company over copyright infringement. VidAngel bought retail DVDs of m...
2019-06-20 09:51

Man ordered to pay ex-wife $179K after she left career to care for kids An Argentinian court reportedly ordered a man to pay his ex-wife $179,000 after she left her career to raise their family and take care of the household. A woman, identified in court as M.L., married her husband in 1982, but the pair divorced in 2009...
2019-06-12 19:17

R.I.P. New Orleans music legend Dr. John Malcolm John Rebennack, known to funk and blues fans the world over by his voodoo-inflected stagename, Dr. John, has died. Perhaps the 20th century’s most successful exporter of New Orleans style and sound, Dr. John’s accomplishments were as numerous...
2019-06-07 12:17

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Be Getting a Head Start This Week Atlantic hurricane season officially starts on June 1, but the ocean and atmosphere are paying the calendar no heed. A swirl of clouds and thunderstorms off the Florida coast has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next 48 hours, ...
2019-05-21 15:01

Forecasts Call for a Normal Hurricane Season, but ‘It Only Takes One’ Government forecasters predict as many as fifteen named storms, and as many as four major hurricanes, during the season which begins June 1 and stretches to Nov. 30...
2019-05-23 23:17

NOAA: Expect a slightly weaker hurricane season The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday predicted nine to 15 named storms. It says four to eight of them will become hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes with 111 mph winds or higher. (May 23)   ...
2019-05-23 21:51

More than 7 million homes are at risk as hurricane season begins Saturday, June 1, marks the beginning of the 2019 hurricane season and NOAA analysts are predicting a near-normal year: two to four major hurricanes.        ...
2019-06-01 00:51

First East Pacific hurricane forms, then weakens off Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific season has formed and faded far off the coast of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Alvin’s maximum sustained winds hit nearly 75 mph (120 kph) Thursday evening, but sli...
2019-06-28 16:34

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

Forecasters expect ‘near normal’ hurricane season for 2019 Hurricane season begins Saturday, and forecasters are predicting a “near-normal” number of them set to rock the Atlantic seaboard. Twelve to 14 tropical storms — only a “slightly above normal” number are expected — and of those, five to...
2019-06-01 01:17

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

After Hurricane Irma, St. Maarten resorts have rebuilt to become bigger and better After extensive and expensive rebuilding, the beachfront resorts are bigger, better and armed with an array of vacation must-dos.       ...
2019-07-03 06:17

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

UPDATE 1-Facebook ordered by U.S. judge to turn over data privacy records A U.S. judge ordered Facebook Inc to give shareholders emails and other records concerning how the social media company handles data privacy, after data for 87 million users was accessed by the British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
2019-05-31 20:51

Former Nova Scotia chiropractor ordered to pay $100K over anti-vaccination posts Dena Churchill was found to have repeatedly defied requests from the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors' registrar to stop her anti-vaccination posts....
2019-07-05 17:17

Boris Johnson ordered to court over alleged lies during Brexit campaign Johnson, who is the front-runner to be Britain’s next prime minister, was accused of misconduct in a public office. He called the prosecution a “stunt.”...
2019-05-29 17:00

Fotis Dulos ordered not to contact girlfriend as wife remains missing The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos is to have no contact with his girlfriend-turned-co-defendant, a judge ruled on Friday. Judge Gary White granted Michelle Troconis’ motion to block Fotis Dulos from reaching out to...
2019-06-28 18:51

Rape Victim's Father Ordered To Throw Feast To "Purify My Daughter" The father of a rape victim in Madhya Pradesh has alleged the panchayat declared his daughter an outcast after he failed to follow its diktat and throw a community feast to "purify my daughter"...
2019-06-14 13:34

Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
2019-06-30 17:17

Dr. John, legendary New Orleans pianist dead at 77 The hoodoo showman was revered as one of the city's great pianists. His long and raucous career included drug addiction, a stint in prison, six Grammys, and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame....
2019-06-07 21:17

New Orleans music icon Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77....
2019-06-07 10:34

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 04:17

Dr. John, funky New Orleans musician, dies at 77 NEW ORLEANS — Dr. John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was 77. In a statement released through his publicist, the fa...
2019-06-07 07:34

New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77, family says Dr. John, the celebrated Louisiana singer and piano player who mixed black and white musical influence, has died, his family said Thursday. He was 77. ...
2019-06-07 06:34

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

Former NYPD cop indicted on murder charge in New Orleans A former NYPD cop has been indicted on a murder charge in New Orleans for shooting an unarmed man, prosecutors said. Gerardo Bugallo-Beret, 29, was charged with second-degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tyrone Reese, 29, who was shot outside t...
2019-06-28 20:17

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

After a Scandal, the New Orleans Jazz Market Rises Again One of the city’s newest musical landmarks and its Grammy-winning jazz orchestra are pushing forward as two members of its original leadership team await trial for embezzlement....
2019-05-29 01:00

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 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

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

AT&T outclassed Verizon in hurricane response, and it wasn’t close, union says Enlarge / PANAMA CITY, Fla. - OCTOBER 19: Mark Mauldin hangs a sign near the front of his property expressing his dissatisfaction with his Verizon cell phone service following Hurricane Michael, which slammed into the Florida Panhandle on October 10....
2019-05-21 18:51

U.S. forecasters predict near average 2019 Atlantic hurricane season U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday....
2019-05-23 22:17

A satellite captured a powerful hurricane and a solar eclipse at the same time A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday at the exact same time a Category 4 hurricane was developing near the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, and it was caught on the same satellite loop....
2019-07-03 01:51

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

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

Key West brings back barefoot elegance after Hurricane Irma It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and for all the havoc that hurricane Irma wreaked on the Florida Keys in September 2018, there was indeed a silver lining at Parrot Key Hotel in Key West. At the resort, extensive flooding and damage promp...
2019-06-19 05:51

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

A lost career, household chores and divorce: Why a court ordered a man to pay $179K to his ex-wife A judge ordered a man to pay his ex-wife about $179,000 after she left her career to raise their kids and do household chores during their marriage.        ...
2019-06-12 06:17

Alabama woman says judge ordered her to allow her alleged rapist to visit their sons: report An Alabama woman claims the same man who raped and impregnated her multiple times as a child has won visitation rights to see their children, forcing her to face her alleged rapist or risk being put behind bars.  ...
2019-06-14 13:17

Facebook may be ordered to remove duplicates of illegal posts worldwide: EU court adviser Facebook may be ordered to track down all posts duplicating content it has been told to remove by an EU court, an adviser to the European Union's top court said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 15:17

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, top deputy ordered to stand trial in 2020 Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her former second-in-command at the Silicon Valley blood-testing startup were ordered on Friday to stand trial next year on fraud charges stemming from their claims about the company's technology, court documents...
2019-06-29 04:51

De Blasio outraged NYPD let Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted with outrage on Thursday over the revelation in a New York Post front-page story that the NYPD since 2011 failed to make convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein report to its sex offender unit, despite a judge’s order. “Somet...
2019-07-11 21:17

Drunken passenger ordered to pay $172K for forcing Hawaiian Airlines plane to land An airplane passenger whose drunken behavior on a Hawaiian Airlines flight forced the plane to land mid-flight has been ordered to pay the airline $172,000. Kyong Chol Kim was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in jail and ordered to pay the hefty ...
2019-07-06 01:51

State Education Department ordered Jewish school to accept unvaccinated kids Amid a record-setting nationwide measles outbreak driven largely by New York cases, the state ordered a Long Island school to accept unvaccinated kids into its classes and after-school activities. The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst says the...
2019-06-02 10:01

Private Border Wall Funded By MAGA Idiots Ordered to Keep Gate Open The stretch of privately-funded border wall built by a bunch of MAGA idiots in New Mexico has been ordered by officials to keep its gate open indefinitely, according to BuzzFeed News. The money to build the wall was collected from supporters on a GoF...
2019-06-12 10:00

Saudi Prince's Sister Ordered Bodyguard To Beat Up Worker, Faces Trial The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP......
2019-06-13 04:00

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
2019-06-22 16:51

Hayden Panettiere's Boyfriend Brian Hickerson Ordered by Judge to Stay Away From Star A Los Angeles judge has ordered Hayden Panettiere's boyfriend Brian Hickerson to stay away from her following his domestic violence arrest, while he has pleaded not guilty to the......
2019-05-23 22:00

Times Square terror suspect Ashiqul Alam ordered held without bail The terror suspect accused of plotting to shoot up Times Square was ordered held without bail during a court appearance on Friday. Ashiqul Alam, 22, was charged with knowingly receiving two firearms with obliterated serial numbers in Brooklyn federal...
2019-06-08 03:00

Sudan court orders company to end military-ordered internet blackout: lawyer A Sudanese court ordered telecoms operator Zain Sudan on Sunday to restore internet services, a lawyer said, after they were severed nearly three weeks ago when security forces dispersed protesters camping in central Khartoum....
2019-06-23 15:34

NYPD let convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein skip judge-ordered check-ins Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein never once checked in with city cops in the eight-plus years since a Manhattan judge ordered him to do so every 90 days — and the NYPD says it’s fine with that. After being labeled a worst-of-the-worst, “Level 3” s...
2019-07-11 04:00

Ex-NYPD officer indicted on murder charge in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former New York City police officer has been indicted on murder charges in Louisiana. The New Orleans Advocate reports 29-year-old Gerardo Bugallo-Beret was charged Thursday with second-degree murder in the March shooting death o...
2019-06-28 11:17

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

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr. John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's rich musical history, died on Thursday at age 77...
2019-06-07 02:01

Grammy-winning New Orleans musician Dr John dead at 77 Dr. John, a six-time Grammy winner who in his incarnation as the "Night Tripper" brought the New Orleans voodoo vibe to America's music scene and became one of the most venerated pianists in the city's musical history, died on Thursday at a...
2019-06-07 17:34

New Orleans charter school dean among 5 killed in shootings Five people were shot and killed in New Orleans over Memorial Day weekend, including a charter school dean known as a “tough but fair” leader, colleagues said. Reginald Field, 50, the head dean of students and athletic director at Andrew ...
2019-05-29 00:34

NBA draft: New Orleans Pelicans take Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson won several national accolades as a freshman at Duke and his game - which includes size, skill, strength, speed and acumen - is rare.       ...
2019-06-21 05:34

The Swarm: Billions of skeeter lookalikes plague New Orleans NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Billions of mosquito lookalikes are showing up in the New Orleans area, blanketing car windshields, littering the ground with bodies and even scaring some folks. They’re aquatic midges, often called “blind mosquitoes.&#...
2019-06-19 18:17

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
2019-06-27 20:17

Trooper shoots driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana state trooper has shot the driver of a car on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. Louisiana State Police spokesman Monroe Dillon tells news outlets that the driver was shot once Thursday evening. New Orlea...
2019-05-31 05:00

| 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

New Orleans Saints DT David Onyemata suspended one game New Orleans Saints defensive tackle David Onyemata was suspended one game for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Friday....
2019-06-29 11:00

Nightmarish realism: Fernanda Melchor on the haunting voices of 'Hurricane Season' Fernanda Melchor and German translator Angelica Ammar have won the International Literature Award for "Hurricane Season." DW had a chat with the Mexican writer, whose novel depicts life in an extremely harsh society....
2019-06-19 17:17

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

103-year-old runner called ‘Hurricane’ Hawkins is setting world records For centenarian Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins, age is nothing but a number — and a goal racing distance. During the National Senior Games this week, Louisiana-based Hawkins, who is 103-years-young, took home the gold for the 100-meter d...
2019-06-19 21:17

U.S. House panel sets July 10 deadline in hurricane response probe A U.S. House committee has called on the White House to turn over documents related to the Trump administration's handling of hurricanes in 2017 that devastated Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, accusing it of stonewalling....
2019-07-02 19:00

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

2019 Atlantic hurricane season to be 'near-normal' with 9 to 15 named storms, NOAA says The Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be close to "normal" this year but it only takes one storm to devastate a community, government forecasters said Thursday....
2019-05-23 23:00

'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

Eclipsecane! Solar Eclipse Photobombs Hurricane in Stunning Satellite Shots Earth had itself a day yesterday. Chile and Argentina got a prime look at a total solar eclipse while the Pacific Ocean played host to Hurricane Barbara, the strong storm on Earth at the moment.Read more......
2019-07-03 16:00

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the h...
2019-05-23 23:34

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

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

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

Hurricane season begins Saturday; top U.S. experts predict about 13 named storms After two years of above average activity, forecasters say the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season -- which begins June 1 -- will be pretty close to normal, and include about a dozen named storms....
2019-05-30 15:17

'Bridgegate' defendant Bill Baroni ordered freed as appeal heads to high court A former top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convicted for his role in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal was ordered released from federal prison Monday....
2019-07-02 02:17

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
2019-05-31 21:34

Jeffrey Epstein accusers watch him plead not guilty, be ordered held in sex traffic case Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was ordered held without bail pending a July 15 detention hearing as he pleaded not guilty to charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-08 21:34

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from...
2019-05-24 09:17

The White House Ordered USS John McCain to Be ‘Out of Sight’ During Trump’s Japan Trip, a Report Says The White House asked the U.S. Navy to hide a warship named after late Senator John McCain while President Donald Trump visited a naval base in Japan, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citing a May 15 email outlining plans for Trump’s visit, th...
2019-05-30 07:51

Legendary New Orleans musician Dr. John, born Mac Rebennack, dies at 77 Mac Rebennack, aka Dr. John the Night Tripper, brought the bayou to the bandstand and the funk to the masses. He died at age 77 of a heart attack.        ...
2019-06-07 02:34

Dr. John, of Voodoo Beads, Feathers and New Orleans Sound, Dies at 77 Born Malcolm Rebennack Jr., he was part of a pantheon of New Orleans keyboard wizards that also included Professor Longhair, James Booker and Fats Domino....
2019-06-07 04:34

‘Dr. John,’ funky New Orleans ‘night-tripper’ musician, dies The family of the Louisiana-born musician known as Dr. John says the celebrated singer and piano player who blended black and white musical influence with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, has died...
2019-06-07 01:01

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concern....
2019-07-12 16:34

Dr John, legendary genre-bending New Orleans musician, dies at 77 Family thanks ‘all who have shared his unique musical journey’ after Rock & Roll Hall of Famer suffers heart attackDr John, the New Orleans musician who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou dra...
2019-06-07 03:34

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

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned....
2019-07-10 22:01

NBA Draft 2019: New Orleans Pelicans pick Zion Williamson first overall The New Orleans Pelicans drafted Zion Williamson with the first pick of the 2019 NBA Draft Thursday, anointing him as the new face of the franchise to replace the departing Anthony Davis....
2019-06-21 01:51

Creole cuisine queen Leah Chase gets New Orleans sendoff For celebrated Creole chef Leah Chase, the goodbye had all the ingredients of a typical New Orleans sendoff: warm reminiscences and mourning mixed with a Mardi Gras-style celebration of her life....
2019-06-11 12:51

Police shoot wrong-way driver on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a trooper shot and wounded a man driving the wrong way on New Orleans’ tourist-filled Bourbon Street. A statement released late Thursday said troopers helping close traffic lanes on Bourbon Street s...
2019-05-31 06:51

'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

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

NBA draft winners and losers: Bol Bol, New Orleans Pelicans headline list The NBA draft has come and gone, but before we look too far ahead, let's take a step back and examine the winners — and losers — from draft night.       ...
2019-06-21 19:34

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

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2019 in photos: Scenes from the Big Easy This year, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th year of music and revelry. Click through for all the best photos.        ...
2019-05-21 19:34

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
2019-05-31 06:51

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
2019-06-06 12:17

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2019-06-01 17:00

Hurricane season starts Saturday as forecasters eye developing system in the Gulf of Mexico The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially starts Saturday, and, as if on cue, a storm could be forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the next few days.        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and instead start drinking bottled soda. A Canadian company has recently completed construction of a home w...
2019-07-04 22:51

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

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 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

German neo-Nazi doomsday prepper network 'ordered body bags, made kill lists' Neo-Nazi preppers in Germany ordered body bags and used police databases to draw up lists of local politicians to target, says the domestic intelligence agency BfV. The network was preparing for social collapse....
2019-06-29 13:00

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

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew laid to rest in New Orleans Hundreds of family members, friends, fans and fellow musicians gathered in New Orleans Monday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dave Bartholomew....
2019-07-09 16:51

Remembering Dr. John: The legendary New Orleans musician's life in photos Dr. John, the legendary New Orleans musician who was born Mac Rebennack, died early June 6 of a heart attack. He was 77.        ...
2019-06-07 06:51

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

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

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

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

Large waterspout forms as New Orleans is deluged by flood waters – video A large waterspout formed over Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. The city has been hit by thunderstorms that meteorologists said were associated with a building Gulf storm. Many streets were flooded after parts of the city received more than 8in (...
2019-07-11 13:17

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected Wednesday to develop into a storm that could push the already swollen Mississippi River precariously cl...
2019-07-10 16:51

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

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city....
2019-07-11 03:51

New Orleans Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to LA Lakers in blockbuster deal Davis traded for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, picksSix-time All-Star will team with Lakers superstar LeBron JamesSeveral people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade disgruntled six-time All-Star Anth...
2019-06-16 07:51

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

Beads, masks and feathers, oh my! Experience Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Take in the glamour of Mardi Gras parades, floats and festivities all throughout the year with a visit to Mardi Gras World in New Orleans.       ...
2019-06-29 04:51

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

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

Mardi Gras World: Experience Fat Tuesday whenever you feel like visiting New Orleans Can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras Don't want to deal with peak crowds? You can see fab floats and creative costumes throughout the year.       ...
2019-06-29 04:51

Six reasons Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans will be NBA's most exciting show Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball will attract plenty of NBA attention as the New Orleans Pelicans' rebuilding effort takes shape.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

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

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Subtropical storm Andrea forms, then fizzles out days before 2019 hurricane season begins The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane season got off to an early start when the first named storm formed Monday and quickly fizzled a day later over the Atlantic, southwest of Bermuda....
2019-05-21 20:17

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

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

Djokovic fumes over 'hurricane conditions' as Thiem reaches French Open final – video Novak Djokovic's 26-match grand slam winning streak ended after Dominic Thiem beat the world No 1 6-2, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 7-5 in a wind-whipped and rain-interrupted match that spanned more than four hours over two days. Djokovic called conditions 'one of...
2019-06-09 00:51

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

2019 NBA Draft results: New Orleans Pelicans select Zion Williamson with top pick The New Orleans Pelicans selected Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson with the top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn....
2019-06-21 05:01

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

New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft NEW YORK (AP) — New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft. The post New Orleans Pelicans select Duke forward Zion Williamson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-21 02:17

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

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 Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
2019-07-12 14:51

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

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

New Orleans Pelicans to hire Swin Cash in front office role, per report Swin Cash, who won three WNBA titles and was a four-time all-star, is joining the New Orleans Pelicans' front office, according to an ESPN report.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

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

America's push to upgrade airports gains traction as New Orleans opens new terminal later this year When the new terminal in New Orleans opens later this year, it will be the latest upgrade and expansion of a U.S. airport, a key part of America's infrastructure sorely in need of major renovations....
2019-05-21 17:17

Grambling State football player Darrell Clark shot, brother killed in New Orleans Grambling State football player Darrell Clark and his younger brother were shot in New Orleans. Clark was in “stable” condition following surgery.       ...
2019-06-20 20:00

Zion Williamson pick sends New Orleans Pelicans fans into frenzy on Fulton Street New Orleans Pelicans fans on Thursday packed Fulton Street ahead of the NBA Draft as they patiently waited to see who their team was going to choose with the No. 1 overall pick....
2019-06-21 15:34

Pelicans trade Anthony Davis to Lakers in blockbuster NBA deal; Lonzo Ball, others to New Orleans The New Orleans Pelicans are trading Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for three players and three picks.       ...
2019-06-16 03:34

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans music legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, dies at 100 Dave Bartholomew, a giant of New Orleans music who co-wrote and produced such classics as “Ain’t That a Shame” and ″I’m Walkin," has died at 100.        ...
2019-06-23 22:17

Spirits were high for the Overlook Film Festival's druggy, devil-worshipping return to New Orleans Horror, once the leather-jacket-clad adolescent sulking in the corner of the film world, has grown up. The Oscars have been collected, the box-office receipts have been counted, and mainstream legitimacy has been established. What now? For every ho...
2019-06-07 18:34

Viral video sparks outrage in New Orleans over arrest of black brass band musician Video of police in New Orleans arresting a black brass band musician after a call from a white store owner is going viral on social media.        ...
2019-07-12 20:51

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
2019-07-11 01:17

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

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

Flash flooding hits New Orleans as Mississippi River forecast to rise to dangerous levels "This was next-level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast," a teacher visiting New Orleans said of the heavy rain that caused the flooding....
2019-07-11 03:34

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

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

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

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

Two Fire Officers Suspended For Surat Fire, Coaching Centres Ordered Shut The Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday suspended two fire officers for granting a no-objection certificate to the building which was engulfed by a devastating fire that claimed 22 young lives...
2019-05-26 03:51

'Real Housewives' star Luann de Lesseps ordered into custody after probation violation "Real Housewives of New York" star Luann de Lesseps was ordered into custody by a judge Thursday after admitting to violating her probation.        ...
2019-05-23 22:51

LSU frat ordered pledge to chug 190-proof liquor at 'Bible study' event. He died A Louisiana State University student has testified Phi Delta Theta fraternity members ordered a pledge to chug hard liquor before he died.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
2019-06-24 01:00

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
2019-05-31 01:00

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
2019-05-23 20:00

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

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

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 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

What's the Best Park in Your City? When my friends from the country visit New York, I try to take them to the park. They live ten minutes from real forest hikes, but I still drag them to Prospect Park like “Look, from this path you can barely see the cars!” The parks, these democratiz...
2019-05-27 21:51

Should You Own a Car if You Live in a Big City? Car ownership in a city like New York City requires money, dedication, and the willingness to hate yourself time and time again. Is it all worth it? Well, that’s the question we’re asking during Car Time this week!...
2019-06-01 02:51

What's the Best Outdoor Dining in Your City? Good outdoor dining isn’t just a couple of wobbly chairs on a sidewalk. You gotta dress up the place a little bit; you gotta serve food that belongs outdoors. Give your diners some distance from the traffic, or else have a very good reason to stick t...
2019-06-17 20:34

San Francisco set to become first US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco has edged towards becoming the first US city to ban sales of e-cigarettes, as well as the manufacturing and distribution of them on city property. A preliminary vote saw city supervisors unanimously approve a ban on e-cigarettes the Foo...
2019-06-20 02:00

Another Dead Cyclist In The City Around 9:30 a.m. on June 24 in Manhattan, cyclist Robyn Hightman rounded the corner from 23rd Street onto Sixth Avenue, where they were struck by a large white delivery truck and thrown off their bike into the middle of the street. A photo from shor...
2019-07-01 23:34

This is 'the most functional city in the world' When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advances, San Francisco and Silicon Valley might come to mind....
2019-05-23 14:17

What's the Biggest Scam in Your City? In New York, there are kids who walk around with a sign-up sheet, asking for donations to buy uniforms for their school basketball team. There is no school basketball team. At an NYC drugstore you can buy Chateau Diana “wine product” but you will nev...
2019-06-03 17:51

What's the Coolest Neighborhood in Your City? Maybe it’s the one with two coffeeshops on every block. Maybe it’s the one that the ugly condos are about to ruin. Maybe it’s the one with the fish market or the row of antique shops or the beachside boardwalk or the quiet residential streets. But th...
2019-07-15 21:00

Narva: The EU's 'Russian' city What are the concerns of people in the Estonian border city of Narva? And how much significance does the EU election really have in a "Russian city"?...
2019-05-26 17:17

How the city that never sleeps kept going when the lights went out • Jennifer Lopez: I am heartbroken and devastated • Photos of the Manhattan power outage • Here's what actors did when the power went out on Broadway...
2019-07-14 21:34

Be Horrified By Manchester City For The Right Reasons On Saturday, Watford were set alight and consumed by flames in the latest sacrificial ritual attesting to the almighty powers of Manchester City. The smoke from that immolation announced City as champions of the F.A. Cup, winners of the first domesti...
2019-05-21 18:17

Most expensive city for expats revealed The world's most expensive cities for expats in 2019 have been revealed by Mercer. Wondering which place tops the list? Hint: It's one of Asia's most popular destinations....
2019-07-09 13:51

Newest Camping Adventure: During the Day and in the City Throngs of Seoul’s residents spend leisure time lazing in tents crowded into parks, amid skyscrapers. The city is cracking down with new rules; no tents after 7 p.m., keep those flaps open....
2019-06-19 01:00

The Division 2 Is Going Back To New York City Just when we thought we were done scouring the streets of NYC, The Division 2 drags us back in. While the first and second episode updates for The Division 2 take players to the National Zoo and the Pentagon, the third episode brings players back to ...
2019-06-11 01:17

Tornado tears through Chinese city At least 6 people died and 190 were injured from a tornado that hit Kaiyuan City in northeastern China on Wednesday, according to state news agency Xinhua. The dramatic weather phenomenon hit around 5:15pm local time (5:15 pm ET)....
2019-07-04 23:34

Where to hit the culinary jackpot in Atlantic City Like a hot shooter at the dice table, the Atlantic City restaurant scene is on a proverbial roll. Whether you crave a taste of classics from “Boardwalk Empire” or a modern meal from a culinary superstar, this shore town runs the gamut when it comes t...
2019-05-23 05:51

San Francisco set to become first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco is set to become the first major U.S. city to ban e-cigarettes after city supervisors voted unanimously in favor of the ordinance on Tuesday. A final vote to pass the measure is expected next week. San Francisco’s Board of Supervi...
2019-06-19 04:17

New Haven man wants city to honor ALF with $10K statue The return of ALF could be coming to Connecticut — in the form of a 3-foot-tall, $10,000 bronze statue. Ray Willis, 36, of New Haven, launched a fundraising campaign Tuesday to commemorate the friendly Alien Life Form who starred in the late 1980s NB...
2019-06-27 21:34

AT&T brings 5G service to its 20th city in the US AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon have all made 5G network-related announcements in the last couple of days. It's like they talked each other agreed to light up their 5G networks in various cities across the US at the same time.Since we've already reported...
2019-06-28 09:17

Has Tokyo reached ‘peak city’? You could argue that the world’s biggest city has hit a sweet spot: a flatlining population, pervasive transit and little gentrification. But is ‘peak city’ even possible – and where does Tokyo go from here?Tokyo is often described as crowded, mushro...
2019-06-14 10:51

San Francisco could be first US city to ban e-cigarette sales In a preliminary vote, city supervisors unanimously approve the ban amid concerns over youth vapingSan Francisco, home of the electronic cigarette giant Juul, moved a step closer on Tuesday to becoming the first city in the US to ban all sales of e-c...
2019-06-19 09:51

| Man City re-sign Angelino from PSV Eindhoven Manchester City re-signed Spanish defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven after the Premier League champions activated his £5.3 million buy-back clause....
2019-07-03 23:34

Two students go missing from city schools Two students went missing from city schools Friday morning, police said. Junior Parker, 21, who suffers from autism, slipped out of the Stuyvesant HS at about 8:45 a.m. while attending a program there, cops said. A flurry of police cars, helicopters ...
2019-05-25 05:51

Late 9/11 responder will be honored with key to the city After an activist prodded him on national TV Monday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will posthumously award a key to the city to Luis Alvarez– the 9/11 first responder who succumbed to colon cancer just days after delivering a powerful pl...
2019-07-02 01:51

NYC to become first city to directly fund abortions New York City could become the first city to set aside funds strictly for abortion, according to a councilmember who called the move a "beacon for the rest of the country."...
2019-06-18 17:51

Netflix’s Tales of the City Is What Inclusion on TV Should Look Like Each episode of Tales of the City closes on a shot of the rainbow flag, which almost feels a little on the nose–until it doesn’t. The Netflix miniseries is a sequel to the earlier television adaptations of Armistead Maupin’s novels ...
2019-06-06 12:34

Central America's most charming city Cobbled streets, colonial Spanish architecture, nearby volcanoes and perfect weather all year round make Antigua, Guatemala, a jewel in Central America's crown....
2019-05-21 22:17

Layover tours get you out of the airport and into the city You don't need to spend a long layover holed up in a passenger lounge. Some airports offer free or low-cost local tours to connecting passengers.        ...
2019-06-01 01:00

36 Hours of New York City Pride This year’s host of WorldPride offers a calendar packed with activities. So dive right in, but don’t skip some of the lower-key options (and save room for Frito pie)....
2019-06-20 20:00

Upgrades coming to 40 bus shelters around the city TUCSON – The Tucson Department of Transportation is upgrading several bus stops. Officials said 40 bus shelters throughout the city are being replaced. These new bus shelters will have better shade, seating, and will be ADA Accessible. Out wit...
2019-06-21 07:00

A Norwegian City Wants to Abolish Time Every day, the Earth rotates. The Sun appears on the horizon in the morning, and then some time later, it sets. We’ve built our lives and societies around this periodicity, with days that are divided into hours, minutes, and seconds, all kept track o...
2019-06-15 17:51

New York City crippled by blackout Power has been restored after a blackout plunged midtown Manhattan into darkness for more than five hours. Broadway shows were cancelled, people were trapped in subways and traffic was snarled at intersections....
2019-07-14 12:34

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The city gets high marks for low taxes, and the ease of regulations to launch start-ups....
2019-05-21 14:39

Why Tales of the City is still a revolutionary show Armistead Maupin’s creation has been rebooted for a new generation. Laura Linney and its makers talk LGBTQ life on TVFor five decades, Tales of the City has been life-affirming, life-changing and even life-saving. Armistead Maupin’s books, which bega...
2019-06-01 12:51

What's the Coolest Secret Spot in Your City? If you take the Manhattan downtown 6 train past the end of the line, you’ll see the abandoned City Hall subway stop. If you wander the residential areas of San Francisco, you can slide down the concrete Seward Street Slides or walk up the Vulcan Sta...
2019-07-01 18:00

San Francisco becomes 1st major US city to ban e-cigarettes San Francisco became the first major U.S. city Tuesday to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes that have not undergone the required Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review....
2019-06-27 20:00

US city votes to pay ransomware demand Ransomware can bring even the largest organizations to a halt and the same can be said for local governments whose systems have been infected. However, one city in Florida is preparing to pay hackers $600k in bitcoin in the hope of having its systems...
2019-06-21 17:00

Tornado tears through Jefferson City, Mo. A violent tornado tore through Missouri's capital late on May 22, 2019 leaving some people trapped, others injured and buildings damaged.        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

Next-Gen Honda City Spotted Testing In Thailand The next-generation Honda City sedan has been recently spotted testing for the first time. The prototype model of the fifth-generation City was caught on the camera in Thailand, heavily covered in......
2019-06-14 23:34

TWA Hotel Doesn't Need City's Power Grid. It Has Its Own. The new TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport is a throwback to the days of Jet-Age design, but it relies on an innovative use of modern technology to power the property....
2019-05-23 16:00

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to abolish the law. Police data s...
2019-06-12 16:00

City of Lethbridge to introduce landfill surcharge The City of Lethbridge is introducing a $50-per-tonne surcharge on business waste haulers if loads to the landfill contain more than 25 per cent recyclable material. ...
2019-06-19 02:34

City of Tucson distributes sandbags for the monsoon TUCSON – The official start of the monsoon is just days away and the City of Tucson Department of Transportation (TDOT) wants residents to start preparing now. Starting Monday, TDOT is opening a self-serve sandbag site. TDOT officials say it is...
2019-06-10 19:34

Nearly 500 Children Have Been Infected With HIV in a Single Pakistani City. Here’s What to Know Nearly 500 children in a single Pakistani city have tested positive for HIV, in an outbreak that has led to the arrest of at least one doctor and highlighted gross inadequacies in the local health care system. As of mid-May, 410 children and 100 adul...
2019-05-23 18:34

Trump to delay ICE's 10-city immigration raid President Donald Trump on Saturday said he will delay for two weeks raids of illegal immigrants scheduled to start in 10 cities in an effort to work out a solution in Congress....
2019-06-23 00:51

Opinion: Why Formula E is succeeding in New York City An exciting season finale proves the electric race series is maturing quickly, and that manufacturers are firmly on board Even in its third season on the calendar, there’s something surreal – and a little incongruous – about the ABB Formula E Champ...
2019-07-16 01:34

Trapped in the city of a thousand mountains – video A new phenomenon has taken the internet by storm: Chinese rap. But behind its skyrocketing popularity, there is a struggle for freedom of speech. Rappers try to figure out what they can and cannot say after more censorship is announced Continue readi...
2019-06-14 15:17

Ben Affleck Returns to Boston for 'City on a Hill' Ben Affleck’s hometown of Boston is a grand stage for tales of crime and corruption in ‘City on a Hill,’ the new series he is producing for Showtime....
2019-06-11 15:17

The New York City nabes millennials can actually afford “No one can afford to buy in this town!” The lament echoes from couples on their couches and circles of friends at brunches searching for a foothold in a robust — at least below the $1 million mark — real estate market. But first-time buyers should t...
2019-05-21 19:17

The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered ...
2019-06-21 11:34

Flier furious after he lands in wrong city An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia....
2019-05-22 23:00

Florida city agrees to pay $600,000 ransom after hack The Riviera Beach, Fla., city council agreed Monday to pay around $600,000 in ransom to regain access to data stolen in a ransomware attack on the community’s security systems....
2019-06-21 07:00

Manchester City’s dominance is a frightening prospect "Manchester City were frighteningly good in the FA Cup final but their dominance of the English game is a frightening prospect for the game as a whole, writes Marcus Foley."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Florida city gives in to $600,000 bitcoin ransomware demand Riviera Beach, a city in Florida, is set to pay hackers $600,000 in bitcoin with the hope of having its systems restored. Hackers took over the systems several weeks ago, when a police department employee opened a malicious email that allowed them to...
2019-06-20 23:00

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due ...
2019-06-21 00:34

City of Tucson opens splash pads The City of Tucson opened its splash pads on Monday as temperatures start to warm up in Southern Arizona. Families can beat the heat at the Catalina Park Splash Pad, near Speedway and 4th Ave. The Naida Jane Baker Splash Pad, near Grant and Stone, is...
2019-06-12 19:34

Taking a city’s pulse with moveable sensors Suppose you have 10 taxis in Manhattan. What portion of the borough’s streets do they cover in a typical day? Before we answer that, let’s examine why it would be useful to know this fact. Cities have a lot of things that need measuring: air pollu...
2019-06-12 02:34

Man City's Zinchenko extends contract until 2024 "June 20 (Reuters) - Manchester City defender Oleksandr Zinchenko has signed a three-year extension to his contract which will keep him at the club until 2024, the Premier League champions said on Thursday."...
2019-06-20 19:00

Organization asks Kentucky city to do more to help youth OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) — An organization that recently formed in western Kentucky due to rising violence is asking a city to provide more opportunities for youth. Owensboro resident Tim Collier says he founded My Brother’s Keeper this month due to...
2019-06-20 14:51

Walker extends Man City contract to 2024 "Manchester City defender Kyle Walker has signed a two-year extension to his current contract which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2023-24 season, the Premier League champions announced on Wednesday."...
2019-06-19 15:51

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
2019-06-21 19:34

Israel's Best-Kept Secret: This Food City on the Mediterranean Acre, an ancient seaport in northern Israel, serves up mouthwatering meals with zero fanfare. From dueling hummus shops to bragworthy seafood restaurants, here’s where to dig in....
2019-05-21 18:00

5 New York City anchorwomen allege age discrimination NEW YORK (AP) — Five anchorwomen at a New York City news channel have sued their company, saying they were marginalized and cast aside to make room for younger women and men. The lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Manhattan federal court against Charter ...
2019-06-19 18:17

The best Pride 2019 events in New York City The main events This is no ordinary Pride month in New York. The city is hosting WorldPride 2019 — the first US edition of the global celebration of LGBTQ rights — and also honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which gave birth to the...
2019-06-21 17:51

How to get hitched within 24 hours in the city — and it only costs 25 bucks Getting married at New York City Hall is like going to the DMV — except everyone is beaming with joy. Family, friends, soon-to-be-spouses, even city employees can’t contain their delight, though they see it every day. There are brides in dresses, bri...
2019-06-19 23:00

India's sixth-biggest city almost entirely out of water The floor of the Chembarambakkam reservoir is cracked open, dry and sun-baked. About 25 kilometers (15.5 miles) away, in Chennai, India's sixth largest city, millions of people are running out of water....
2019-06-19 23:34

A US City to Pay $600,000 Ransom to Save Computer Records A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses....
2019-06-20 07:34

Big City: Where Are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
2019-05-21 21:34

How a City in Fear Brutalized the Central Park Five With a new Netflix series revisiting the case of the wrongfully convicted teenage boys, a writer who covered the original trial looks back on a warped time, and the warping of truth....
2019-05-30 11:51

Beverly Hills becomes 1st U.S. city to ban most tobacco sales The ban covers sales at gas stations and pharmacies as well as convenience and grocery stores. However, it exempts hotels and three plush cigar lounges in the wealthy and glamorous Los Angeles suburb....
2019-06-05 20:34

Oakland becomes second US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms City resolution cited research linking psychedelics and natural hallucinogens to a range of mental health benefitsOakland has become the second city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other psychedelics, with a policy that activists hope ...
2019-06-05 21:00

Tornado on ground in Kansas City area The National Weather Service office in Kansas City says a large and dangerous tornado is on the ground on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas, and the NWS is telling residents to take shelter now. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-29 06:01

‘Tales of the City’: What to Know Before Watching the Netflix Reboot Twenty-five years after causing a sensation with its frank depictions of sex, drugs and L.G.B.T. lives, the series has been revived for a more diverse age. Here’s a refresher on where things left off....
2019-06-05 23:00

Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales One of the wealthiest communities in California has become the first city in the United States to ban the sale of tobacco products, after councilors approved a new law that will take effect in 2021....
2019-06-06 06:51

This California town wants to be a ‘sanctuary city’ for gun owners NEEDLES, Calif. — The Old West desert town of Needles, California, is where the beleaguered Joad family crossed the Colorado River into California in John Steinbeck’s classic novel “The Grapes of Wrath” and was a boyhood home to “Peanuts” creator Cha...
2019-07-03 22:00

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
2019-06-06 12:34

At least 4 dead in shooting in Australian city of Darwin MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Media reports say a gunman has killed at least four people in the Australian city of Darwin. Northern Territory Police Duty Superintendent Lee Morgan says a 45-year-old man was in custody following Tuesday’s shooting...
2019-06-04 14:51

Electric Bus Service Starts In Jammu City For the first time in Jammu and Kashmir, an electric bus service was operationalised on Monday in Jammu city. An official statement said, "K Skandan, advisor to state Governor today flagged off the......
2019-05-28 17:00

Hong Kong protests pit the city's young against the old Mass protests by Hong Kongers over the past couple of weeks have underlined the yawning gap between the city's old and young. Political differences have caused tensions in many Hong Kong families. Chermaine Lee reports....
2019-06-28 15:17

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to decriminalize magic mushrooms Oakland became the second city in the United States to decriminalize magic mushrooms and other natural psychedelic drugs after the City Council passed a resolution on Tuesday night....
2019-06-05 20:34

Oakland Becomes Second U.S. City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms For people who have not been following the fight to legalize psilocybin, it may seem like the movement to decriminalize magic mushrooms sprung up from the earth overnight.Read more......
2019-06-05 20:17

Voters could decide if Tucson becomes a sanctuary city TUCSON — Voters could get the opportunity to make Tucson the first sanctuary city in the state of Arizona. Volunteers and organizers with the People’s Defense Initiative collected more than 18,000 signatures for the Tucson Families Free and Together ...
2019-07-04 04:00

Shooter kills four in Australian city of Darwin A gunman killed four people and wounded one in the Australian city of Darwin on Tuesday, authorities said, in one of the country's most violent attacks in years....
2019-06-05 08:17

New York City is getting even more infested with rats. Here's why cities can't get rid of them. Cities across the US are getting more infested with rats. As hard as we try to get rid of the pests, they always seem to find a way back. In many ways, rats are better suited for living in cities than people. They can climb brick walls and "tightrop...
2019-05-31 04:00

City's new £62.8m signing Rodri says Manchester may be getting 'more blue' • Spanish midfielder becomes club’s record signing• Guardiola also targeting centre-back after Kompany’s exitManchester City have changed the English football landscape in the last five or so years, according to the club’s latest record signing, Rodr...
2019-07-05 01:00

The most patriotic homes for sale around New York City Red, white and blue are the colors of summer, seen everywhere from the flags we wave on the Fourth of July to the season’s blazing sunsets, pale sands and cerulean skies. In honor of the season, here are 11 homes on the market where those all-importa...
2019-07-04 06:01

Oakland becomes 2nd US city to legalize magic mushrooms SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland on Tuesday became the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms after a string of speakers testified that psychedelics helped them overcome depression, drug addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The City Counci...
2019-06-05 11:34

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 00:51

Urban haul: the best city dresses – in pictures Dresses need to be versatile to stand up to a day out on the town. Our pick of the best will see you from public transport to office to park Continue reading......
2019-07-10 22:34

Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
2019-06-05 15:51

Oakland becomes 2nd U.S. city to decriminalize 'magic mushrooms' Oakland, Calif., passed a resolution late Tuesday that makes the city the second in the United States to decriminalize "magic mushrooms," a hallucinogenic substance often compared to LSD....
2019-06-05 16:00

| Barker takes round one lead at Sun City Kyle Barker carded a near-perfect six-under-par 66 to take to the summit of the leaderboard after the opening round of this year’s Sun City Challenge....
2019-06-05 19:34

What Is the Greatest Farmers' Market Stand in Your City? It’s prime season for farmers’ markets: local tomatoes, avocados, blueberries, corn, all the best produce in the Northern Hemisphere. But my favorite greenmarket stand is the one that sells lamb meat and wool. (It took me a little while to make the c...
2019-07-08 17:34

Mass strike shuts down city of 2M people The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
2019-06-10 12:34

San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales, becoming the first US city to do so San Francisco on Tuesday became the first city in the country to ban e-cigarettes after city officials voted in favor of an ordinance that prohibits the sale of any e-cigarettes that have not yet received Food and Drug Administration clearance....
2019-06-28 09:34

City break in Turku – where the Finnish started Finland’s oldest city and former capital is well worth a visit, with buzzing bars, restaurants and museums, plus 20,000 islets to exploreQuiz question: which is the oldest city in Finland and became the capital in 1809? No, not Helsinki – Turku. This...
2019-06-02 08:34

1,300-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city The lost world of the Mayans is found at spectacular Tikal, whose buildings were once the tallest in the Western Hemisphere. Discover why this Guatemalan wonder should be on your travel list....
2019-06-07 12:51

How dominant City could help England to World Cup glory "Jen Offord went to Manchester City to investigate how the Women\u0027s Super League club’s commitment to excellence could propel the Lionesses to World Cup glory."...
2019-06-07 11:51

Jerusalem's Old City now accessible for wheelchair users Jerusalem's Old City, sacred to three major faiths, is now wheelchair accessible. Find out how this ancient city is opening up to people with mobility issues....
2019-06-07 12:51

Galaxy win at Kansas City for 1st time since 2007 KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 10th goal of the season in the 86th minute and Los Angeles beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Wednesday night for the Galaxy’s first road victory in the series since 2007. Los Angeles (9-5-1)...
2019-05-30 05:51

The city where Diego Maradona rose from the dead The footballer’s move to Naples resurrected his career, leading to professional glory – and personal disaster. A new documentary from the maker of Senna tells his incredible storyDiego Maradona didn’t know it would be his last match for Barcelona. It...
2019-06-02 15:34

10 of Europe’s best hostels near city railway stations Don’t go the extra mile for a bed in Europe’s great cities. From Rome to Vienna, Berlin to Barcelona, here are 10 great hostels just a short hop from the trainAll five Clink hostels can be found near train stations: two in King’s Cross in London, and...
2019-06-24 08:17

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
2019-06-24 03:17

Tornado flattens Jefferson City car dealership A car dealership in Jefferson City, Missouri suffered extensive damage after a tornado tore through the capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-23 21:51

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-...
2019-07-09 23:00

Westbrook 'eternally grateful' to Oklahoma City Longtime Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, now bound for Houston, took to Instagram on Friday to thank the Oklahoma City community, saying he was "eternally grateful" for the 11 years he spent with the organization....
2019-07-13 06:00

Jordan Henderson: ‘City don’t stop at one trophy … we want more and more’ The Liverpool captain is determined that a Champions League final win over Spurs would be just the beginning for his sideIt is easy to see Liverpool’s place in the Champions League final on Saturday as a shot at redemption, a chance to make up for la...
2019-05-26 03:34

When in Rome, don't dress as a centurion, say city authorities Messy eating near monuments and singing on public transport are also banned by new rulesDressed as a gladiator, Remi Sanz, a visitor from Spain, was unaware that his outfit might land him in trouble as he hung around Rome’s famous Trevi Fountain on F...
2019-06-07 17:51

Tornado Strikes Oklahoma City Suburb The storm hit El Reno late Saturday in the latest round of severe weather in the state. Officials said the number of injuries was still being determined....
2019-05-26 09:34

Where to meet celebrity ghosts in New York City In the city that never sleeps, not even the dead get a chance to rest. A number of famed New York City locales — from hotels to Broadway theaters — are said to be haunted, often by celebrity ghosts. “New York is inherently haunted,” said paranormal i...
2019-06-23 18:17

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
2019-06-05 22:34

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and l...
2019-07-09 02:17

Hungry polar bear seen wandering in Russian city A hungry and exhausted young polar bear was spotted wandering in the suburbs of the Siberian industrial city of Norilsk this week, hundreds of miles from its usual habitat....
2019-06-19 18:00

Polar bear wanders through Russian city of Norilsk An exhausted-looking she-bear has been spotted wandering through the industrial zone of the Siberian city of Norilsk, far away from its natural home. Authorities fear the animal might be ill....
2019-06-19 17:17

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
2019-07-03 06:34

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an appeal to Judge Eileen Rakower’s decision Tuesday, asking that the jurist rescind her temporar...
2019-07-03 22:51

Turin city break: the best music, restaurants and culture Electro music fans are heading to Turin for this weekend’s Kappa Futurfestival, but this also one of the best cities in Italy for culture and affordable restaurantsWithout Turin, Italy would be a totally different country. It was pivotal to the unifi...
2019-07-03 11:51

City or celebrity? Branding goals fuel airport name changes While Louisville added the name of local icon Muhammad Ali to its airport's name, other airports are moving away from celebrity names in favor of stronger geographic branding....
2019-07-14 23:00

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of...
2019-06-01 21:51

Garth Brooks announces seven-city 'Dive Bar' tour Garth Brooks announced on his weekly Facebook video series "Inside Studio G," that he will be embarking on a seven-city tour in honor of his latest song "Dive Bar" featuring Blake Shelton....
2019-07-08 21:34

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
2019-07-15 03:51

San Francisco takes another step toward becoming first US city to ban e-cigarette sales San Francisco officials voted in favor of becoming the first U.S. city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes, seeking to curb underage vaping.        ...
2019-06-19 04:00

New York City Will Pay Abortion Costs for Those Traveling From Other States New York City has set aside $250,000 to cover abortion expenses for uninsured people with a third of the money specifically earmarked for those traveling from outside the city seeking access to safe and legal abortion. The fund makes New York the fir...
2019-06-17 05:51

Chinese city's ban on 'Beijing bikinis' leaves men hot under collar Jinan’s diktat on ‘uncivilised’ baring of male midriffs among list of banned behavioursA Chinese city is cracking down on the practice of men rolling up their shirts and baring their bellies, as temperatures soar in parts of the country.The “Beijing ...
2019-07-06 15:34

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
2019-07-07 02:51

Grubhub is delivering Dunkin' donuts in New York City If you're craving donuts but can't step outside to get them, some extra relief might be at hand. Grubhub is rolling out the option to order from Dunkin' through its apps, starting with Seamless customers in New York City. It'll ...
2019-06-17 21:17

A City Paid a Hefty Ransom to Hackers. But Its Pains Are Far From Over. Weeks after Lake City, Fla., was hit by a cyberattack, the phones are back on and email is working, but the city has not yet recovered all its files....
2019-07-07 09:51

Software group Aveva to be added to City blacklist Aveva, the FTSE-100 software group, will this week find itself added to a blacklist of companies hit by significant shareholder unrest over pay, despite seeing its shares soar during the last year....
2019-07-07 19:51

The Latest: No video of officer shooting in Buttigieg’s city SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly police shooting in the Indiana hometown of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Authorities say no police video exists of the confrontation during which an office...
2019-06-18 03:34

Police: 3 passengers shot on Chicago city bus after argument CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago city bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers. Authorities say a 35-year-old man pulled out a handgun and fired several shots after a quarrel escalated between h...
2019-06-18 05:00

Protests Over Incinerator Rattle Officials in Chinese City Riot police were deployed in the city of Wuhan after days of street protests. But officials are also promising that residents’ concerns will be heard....
2019-07-05 20:17

On the edge: life in Europe's easternmost city - in pictures Since 1996, John Peter Askew has been heading 1,500km from Moscow to photograph the Russian city of Perm. His intimate shots capture family meals, frozen merry go-rounds and men in their trunks Continue reading......
2019-06-18 09:00

Five ways to feel closer to nature – even if you live in the city From stopping to notice the trees and the clouds to putting bird boxes near your windows, spending more time with nature can boost your health and wellbeingTwo hours a week spent in nature – even if split into short bursts – has been found to give he...
2019-07-07 21:00

While city government dragged its heels, my poisoned son got sicker Brooklyn 5-year-old Kyan Dickerson only grew more ill as the city Housing Authority fought to keep from cleaning the lead out of his family’s apartment, according to new documents obtained by The Post. “He probably wouldn’t have been sick” if NYCHA h...
2019-07-08 21:00

Fabian Delph moves to Everton from Manchester City for £8.5m • England international becomes club’s third summer signing• ‘I’ve come here with ambitions to win things’Everton have completed the signing of Fabian Delph from Manchester City with Marco Silva convinced the 29-year-old can play an influential role ...
2019-07-16 01:51

Exhausted polar bear wanders into Siberian city A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometers from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia....
2019-06-18 20:00

Villains take control of Gotham City in this Batman #75 exclusive Tom King’s run on Batman has been a wild ride of twists and turns, an unpredictable series that veers from meditative introspection to bombastic action as it dismantles and dissects Bruce Wayne’s character. King’s run on the main Batman series conclu...
2019-07-15 21:17

Man City completes $79m signing of Rodri; Perez to Leicester Manchester City completed the signing of Spain midfielder Rodri from Atletico Madrid for $79 million, while Leicester spent a reported $37 million to bring in Ayoze Perez from Newcastle on Thursday       ...
2019-07-04 16:17

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
2019-06-16 16:17

We built this city: the 90-year-olds who made a metropolis In 1947, 50,000 volunteers helped create Dimitrovgrad, a new city that symbolised the brave new world of communist Bulgaria. Many still live thereIn her flat overlooking the main square of Dimitrovgrad, 90-year-old Maria Oteva casts her mind back mor...
2019-07-09 10:34

The Latest: Pride parade begins in New York City NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on parades and marches throughout the country celebrating Pride (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Thousands of people packed onto Fifth Avenue in Manhattan as the Pride march started. Revelers dressed in rainbow-colored clothin...
2019-06-30 19:00

Another Florida city gives in to hackers’ demands and pays $460,000 ransom Florida municipalities are proving to be a juicy and lucrative target these days for hackers who’ve been launching cyber attacks on computer systems, government phones and the like before demanding big ransom payments as a condition for leaving...
2019-06-29 11:17

Tucson City Council looks into selling Hotel Arizona TUCSON – Tucson City Council is looking into selling Hotel Arizona to a new developer that would make the empty hotel into a Hyatt Regency. A third party will conduct an economic analysis for the city to make sure the sale would be beneficial t...
2019-07-11 04:17

Bishop to perform exorcism on entire city from helicopter A Catholic bishop in Colombia is going to new heights in efforts to perform an exorcism – as he plans to spray holy water over an entire city from a helicopter, according to reports. Monsignor Rubén Dario Jaramillo Montoya, bishop of Buenaventura, wi...
2019-07-11 17:34

Water train set to relieve drought-hit Indian city Indian authorities on Thursday filled tanks with water and loaded them onto a train in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to supply its manufacturing capital Chennai where reservoirs have run dry....
2019-07-11 22:17

Beacon student horrifically burned should get over $70M from city: lawyer The lawyer for the Beacon High School teen who was badly burned in a botched chemistry experiment asked a jury to award his client more than $70 million in damages for past and future pain. Ben Rubinowitz asked for the stunning figure for Alonzo Yane...
2019-06-28 07:17

Train brings relief to city running out of water A train carrying millions of liters of water rolled into the southern Indian city of Chennai for the first time on Friday, providing desperately needed relief to residents who have been facing an acute water shortage for the past month....
2019-07-12 21:17

City begins rollout of thousands of new speed cameras Thousands of new speed enforcement cameras are coming to New York City. The state’s new speed law went into effect on Thursday — allowing city officials to dramatically expand the number of school zones with cameras from 225 now to 750 by June ...
2019-07-12 07:00

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
2019-06-27 22:51

Student burned in chemistry class should get $5M: city lawyer A city lawyer argued that the teacher who conducted a chemistry experiment gone awry shouldn’t be blamed for the accident that badly burned a Beacon High School teen — and the former student should be awarded no more than $5 million in damages. Mark ...
2019-06-27 22:51