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Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia

A major 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit the remote Maluku islands in eastern Indonesia Sunday, sending panicked residents running into the streets, but no tsunami warning wa...

Major 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia

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6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
2019-06-17 11:51

Magnitude 7.3 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the eastern Indonesian island of Halmahera, which is part of the country's eastern Maluku island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
2019-07-15 04:51

Earthquake of 6.2 magnitude strikes in eastern Indonesia: agency An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck in eastern Indonesia on Monday, the European monitoring agency said, but there were no immediate report of any casualties or damage....
2019-06-17 08:51

7.3 magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, causes panic A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook the Moluccas islands on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, creating panic and causing damage to houses in eastern Indonesia....
2019-07-14 17:17

7.1 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami warning issued A 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia's Sulawesi island late on Sunday, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning....
2019-07-07 19:17

6.9 magnitude quake strikes in eastern Indonesia, tsunami alert issued A 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck off the northeastern coast of Indonesia’s Sulawesi island late on Sunday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, prompting authorities to issue a tsunami warning for eight cities near the epicenter....
2019-07-07 20:17

6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Indonesia, Tsunami Warning Cancelled A strong magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck off Indonesia on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground....
2019-07-07 23:34

Magnitude 7.3 quake damages homes in eastern Indonesia A strong, shallow earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia’s North Maluku province, damaging some houses and causing panicked residents to flee to temporary shelters...
2019-07-14 17:17

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after magnitude 6.9 earthquake The Indonesian Geophysics Agency issued a tsunami warning that later expired in the wake of an earthquake that struck off the country's eastern coast on Sunday....
2019-07-07 22:17

A Strong Earthquake in Eastern Indonesia Has Killed 2 People (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — A strong earthquake in eastern Indonesia killed two people and damaged at least dozens of homes, a disaster official said Monday, as the government declared a seven-day emergency response period. The magnitude 7.3 quake o...
2019-07-15 09:17

Tremors felt in Australia after 7.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Banda Sea A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near to Indonesia's Tanimbar islands in Banda Sea Monday, with tremors being felt as far away as northern Australia....
2019-06-24 08:34

7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia, Tremors Felt In Australia A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of......
2019-06-24 11:00

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — A large earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.0 struck north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported. The quake, at a moderate depth of 114 kilometers (71 miles) struck at 2:41 a.m., 80 kilometers (50 m...
2019-05-26 12:00

Magnitude 8 Earthquake Strikes Amazon Jungle in Peru (LIMA, Peru) — A powerful magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck the Amazon jungle in north-central Peru early Sunday, the U.S. Geological survey reported, collapsing buildings and knocking out power to some areas. The quake struck at 2:41 a.m. and wa...
2019-05-26 19:51

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure, Philippine authorities said....
2019-07-13 13:51

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. Geological Survey said (USGS)....
2019-07-13 03:00

| Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake strikes NE of Tonga: US quake monitor A magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck centred 97 kilometres (60 miles) north-east of Ohonua, on the Pacific island of Tonga, the US Geological Survey reported....
2019-06-16 10:00

USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru LIMA, Peru (AP) — USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru. The post USGS reports earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 8 strikes north-central Peru appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-26 12:00

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

Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in Southern California Is Second Major Quake in Two Days A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday night at around 8:19 p.m. local time, with a reported epicenter around 10 miles to the northeast of the town of Ridgecrest—the second major quake to hit the region in two days.Read more....
2019-07-07 06:17

Quake causes panic in eastern Indonesia; one killed A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, killing one person and causing panic among residents....
2019-07-14 21:17

Southern California hit by 7.1-magnitude earthquake A 7.1-magnitude earthquake has hit California less than two days after another strong tremor, rattling parts of LA and causing fire and building damage near its rural epicentre....
2019-07-06 14:17

7.1-magnitude earthquake rocks California A powerful earthquake rocked Southern California on Friday, which at first measurement was stronger than the one that hit on Independence Day and therefore could be the biggest quake to hit the region in 20 years....
2019-07-06 08:51

8.0 magnitude earthquake rocks Peru A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake hit the Amazon rainforest in north-central Peru on Sunday morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ....
2019-05-27 05:34

California hit by significant 6.4-magnitude earthquake Southern California was hit by its largest earthquake in two decades Thursday, with the 6.4-magnitude temblor sparking house fires, tearing apart roads and injuring residents. The quake struck in the Mojave Desert near the city of Ridgecrest at aroun...
2019-07-05 05:17

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

New Zealand Says No Threat From Tsunami After 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake New Zealand authorities said Sunday there was now no threat from a tsunami following a powerful 7.4 earthquake which struck near the uninhabited Kermadec islands north of the country, updating their......
2019-06-16 04:34

California braced for more aftershocks after 7.1 magnitude earthquake Powerful tremor strikes 125 miles north of Los Angeles Communities already assessing damage from 4 July quakeEmergency officials in southern California’s high desert are braced for strong, potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake tha...
2019-07-06 15:34

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocks Southern California A magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday night, just a day after the region was hit with a magnitude 6.4 quake.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Southern California A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook Southern California. It's epicenter is located 150 miles north of Los Angeles.        ...
2019-07-05 03:51

6.4-magnitude earthquake shakes Southern California A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook Southern California on Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert about 120 miles from Los Angeles, according the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-05 04:34

6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Southern California In US A powerful quake of magnitude 6.4 on Thursday struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, some 320 km northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said....
2019-07-05 00:17

7.1-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California: Here's what we know A 7.1 magnitude earthquake centered near Ridgecrest rocked Southern California late Friday, a day after the region was rattled by powerful quakes that ignited fires and raised concerns about even more powerful jolts.       &...
2019-07-06 09:34

Magnitude 6.4 Earthquake In Japan Triggers Tsunami, 16 Injured A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Japan, sparking a tsunami advisory that was later lifted with no reports Wednesday of major damage and only a handful of light injuries....
2019-06-19 10:34

Dutch Groningen region hit by 3.4 magnitude earthquake -KNMI A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Dutch region of Groningen, home of one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22 08:00

7.1 magnitude earthquake in California rocks buildings - video A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck southern California on Friday, resulted in fires, damaged buildings and roads, and swaying rollercoasters. The latest tremor, which followed a 6.4 magnitude quake on 4 July, was the most powerful in the region for 20...
2019-07-06 15:34

California earthquake: Magnitude 6.4 temblor rocks state A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
2019-07-04 20:34

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

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Parts Of North Gujarat A magnitude 4.3 earthquake shook parts of Banaskantha and adjoining districts in north Gujarat Wednesday night, though no damage to property or casualties were reported....
2019-06-06 02:17

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Indonesia; no tsunami feared A deep earthquake of magnitude 7.5 struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, and Pacific monitoring authorities ruled out the chance of tsunami....
2019-06-24 06:17

US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China BEIJING (AP) — US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China. The post US Geological Survey says magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits western China appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-17 20:17

Colin Cowherd reacts on air as 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Los Angeles Just before a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on Thursday shook Southern California, Colin Cowherd was talking about the Browns. In fact, Cowherd had just mentioned the names of ex-Giants Odell Beckham Jr. and Olivier Vernon before abruptly pausing. “...
2019-07-05 02:34

4.0 magnitude earthquake in Lake Erie rattles northeast Ohio Residents of the Buckeye State got an extra jolt to their Monday morning when an earthquake rattled parts of the state, overwhelming some 911 dispatch centers....
2019-06-10 21:34

1 Dead, 26 Injured As Strong 8.0 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Peru A powerful 8.0-earthquake toppled houses, blocked roads and knocked out power in parts of Peru on Sunday, killing one person and injuring at least 26 others as the shockwave extended into neighboring......
2019-05-27 21:00

El Salvador earthquake: 6.6 magnitude shake sends residents running The 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday morning. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible.        ...
2019-05-30 17:00

A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Southern California following another quake on the Fourth of July Chad Mayes/AP An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 magnitude hit Southern California Friday evening, just one day after another massive quake (6.4 magnitude) hit the region on the Fourth of July. According to United States Geological Su...
2019-07-07 17:34

6.9-magnitude earthquake felt in Southern California, could be largest in 20 years The epicenter of Friday's powerful quake was 11 miles north-northeast of Ridgecrest, according the U.S. Geological Survey.        ...
2019-07-06 06:51

1 Killed, Dozens Injured As 5.7-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran A 5.7-magnitude earthquake struck southwest Iran near the border with Iraq on Monday, causing one death due to a heart attack and dozens of injuries, the country's relief and rescue organisation said....
2019-07-08 17:00

Darwin earthquake: city centre evacuated after 7.2 magnitude tremor Bureau of Meteorology says no tsunami threat from quake, which occurred at a depth of 200km in the Banda Sea, north of AustraliaDarwin residents have reported buildings swaying and parts of the city centre have been evacuated after a 7.2 magnitude ea...
2019-06-24 09:51

Quake of magnitude 6.6 strikes west of Australia's Broome: USGS An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck west of Australia's beach resort of Broome, the United States Geological Survey said on Sunday, with residents saying the impact shook some buildings and pushed groceries off shelves....
2019-07-14 16:51

Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Kermadec islands in Pacific: USGS A 6.4 magnitude quake struck off the Kermadec islands in the Pacific on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage in area frequently hit by quakes....
2019-06-27 18:34

Magnitude 5.6 quake strikes near remote community in northern California A 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) south-southwest of the small community of Petrolia in northern California on Saturday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-06-23 12:17

Magnitude 6.2 quake strikes off Indonesian island of Sumatra: USGS A magnitude 6.2 quake struck southwest of the Indonesian city of Sibolga on the island of Sumatra on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage....
2019-06-03 14:00

Here's What Southern California's 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Looked Like Interrupting Four Sports Events Southern California was hit with a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday night, the second quake that part of the country had experienced in two days. The seismic activity was enough to interrupt four sporting events that were going on at the time, incl...
2019-07-06 17:34

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region RIDGECREST, Calif. (AP) – Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California the day after a large quake hit the region....
2019-07-06 06:00

Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes south southeast of Kermadecs in Pacific: USGS A magnitude 6.8 quake struck south southeast of Raoul Island in South Pacific chain of the Kermadec Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of casualties....
2019-06-19 10:51

Shallow, strong earthquake rattles Indonesia’s Papua ABEPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong, shallow earthquake has rocked Indonesia’s easternmost province, and authorities say there have been no initial reports of major damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 quake was ...
2019-06-24 08:51

Strong earthquake recorded in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, no tsunami JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong earthquake struck Monday in Indonesia’s Banda Sea, but authorities said there is no tsunami threat. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.3 quake was centered 208 kilometers (129 miles) below the earth...
2019-06-24 09:34

Deadly earthquake strikes southern China At least 11 people have been reported killed and more than 120 injured after an earthquake hit Sichuan province. The epicenter was outside a city home to more than 4.4 million people....
2019-06-18 06:17

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported....
2019-05-26 16:51

Undersea quake strikes south of Bali in Indonesia - EMSC An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of the Indonesian tourist island of Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said....
2019-07-16 03:51

Videos capture the terrifying moment sports games and a live newscast abruptly stop during the 7.1 magnitude earthquake in California @Evan_Rosenfeld/CBSN Videos shared on social media captured the powerful, preliminary 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which shook areas in Southern California, Nevada, and Mexico on Friday evening. A live newscast on KCAL-TV was also abruptly put on hold ...
2019-07-07 17:34

Huge earthquake strikes Japan, triggers tsunami warning A massive earthquake struck northwestern Japan — prompting officials to issue a warning of a tsunami that could reach heights of more than three feet along parts of the coast. The 6.8-magnitude quake struck Tuesday night off the western coast o...
2019-06-18 17:51

Earthquake strikes Tokyo ahead of Trump’s visit to Japan President Trump’s trip to Japan started with a bang – a magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near the golf course where he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are set to play golf Sunday. The temblor, which rattled Tokyo just hours before Trump’s arrival, bri...
2019-05-25 16:34

California earthquake: Celebs including Kylie Jenner and Nicky Minaj left shaken as larger 7.1 magnitude quake hits Celebrities including Kylie Jenner and Nicki Minaj were left shaken after a second earthquake rattled southern California, the largest to strike in two decades....
2019-07-06 20:51

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Miles Below Amazon Rainforest in Peru, Limiting Casualties An 8.0 magnitude earthquake rocked northern Peru on Sunday, killing at least one man and causing several injuries, the Associated Press reports.Read more......
2019-05-27 21:34

Could a major earthquake happen in Arizona? TUCSON – As thousands of Californians await the aftermath of the most recent earthquake, residents of Arizona wonder if the same seismic event could happen in their state. The California earthquakes were recorded in Tucson at a seismic station ...
2019-07-08 19:17

'Is this the big one?' Magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocks California, triggers fires, rattles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
2019-07-04 23:34

Large earthquake strikes Southern California day after 6.4 temblor hit region, experts warn of more aftershocks A 5.4 magnitude earthquake struck early Friday near the same region in Southern California where a significant tremor hit one day before, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-05 19:34

Wealthy nations shipped toxic waste to Indonesia. Now Indonesia is sending it back Indonesia is sending containers of waste back to wealthy nations after finding it was contaminated with used diapers, plastic and other materials.        ...
2019-07-09 16:17

Major League Baseball: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry meet New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox ahead of Europe's first major league game in London The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared hugs and received presents for baby Archie from the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox ahead of the first Major League Baseball game in London....
2019-06-29 20:00

In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
2019-05-22 17:51

About 20 people injured in thunderstorms in eastern Germany BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say that about 20 people have been injured in eastern Germany by gusty winds and thunderstorms. German news agency dpa reported Thursday eight people were injured Wednesday night at an outdoor wedding party when a tree branc...
2019-06-13 09:51

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
2019-07-12 12:00

George Soros to target far-right in eastern Germany George Soros's Open Society Foundation is gearing up to battle hate and the far-right in eastern Germany. The Alternative for Deutschland (AfD) is predicted to perform well in three upcoming state elections....
2019-06-22 09:34

Watch EA's pre-E3 Play event starting at 12:30PM Eastern EA is about to kick off E3 in earnest with its pre-expo Play event, and it's unsurprisingly offering gamers a chance to tune in. The company is streaming Play starting at 12:30PM Eastern with a slew of news on the slate. You won't hear mo...
2019-06-08 19:17

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone Ukraine's new president has visited military positions in the country's east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years....
2019-05-27 23:00

YouTube, other Google services down due to eastern US traffic congestion Services like YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite are being affected, while #YouTubeDOWN is trending on Twitter.        ...
2019-06-03 02:34

The Latest: Montana man drowns in eastern Missouri lake PETERSBURG, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the United States (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Authorities say a 57-year-old Montana man has drowned in an eastern Missouri lake where water levels have been high because of recent rains. The Missouri ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Weather system over eastern Florida has 50% chance of becoming cyclone - NHC A low pressure system located over eastern Florida has a 50% chance of becoming a cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday....
2019-07-09 14:34

Why Is This Senator Beefing With the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians? On Wednesday, seemingly out of nowhere, Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina published a scathing column in the Charlotte Observer headlined, “Cherokee Indians are bullying other NC tribes.”...
2019-06-21 22:34

Afghan forces kill 6 civilians in eastern Afghanistan Afghan officials say at least six civilians, including a woman and two children, have been mistakenly killed in an Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters in eastern Nangarhar province....
2019-05-25 23:00

Motorist killed during storm in eastern Kentucky city PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Officials say one person was killed during a severe storm in eastern Kentucky when the roof of a building was blown off and landed on a moving vehicle. Prestonsburg Mayor Les Stapleton told a news conference Wednesday that th...
2019-05-29 23:34

Police stop far-right band performances in eastern Germany The rock bands had violated the rules set for the concert, according to police in the German state of Thuringia. Far-right groups regularly hold rock concerts in eastern Germany, drawing hundreds of people....
2019-07-06 15:51

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
2019-05-22 19:17

2019 N.H.L. Playoffs: In the Eastern Conference, It’s the Upstart vs. the Mainstay The Carolina Hurricanes had not made the playoffs since 2009. In the conference finals, they face a team with plenty of recent postseason experience: the Boston Bruins....
2019-05-21 21:51

Maoist rebels kill five policemen in eastern India Maoist rebels killed five policemen in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand on Friday, a senior police official said, the latest in a series of attacks on security forces....
2019-06-14 19:51

Check Here Beginning At 6 p.m. Eastern For Decision 2019 Results Beginning at 6 p.m., you can check your Decision 2019 Primary results right here. Tune in to LEX 18 News for all our Decision 2019 coverage. The post Check Here Beginning At 6 p.m. Eastern For Decision 2019 Results appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-05-21 22:17

Over 400 Riders Participate In Harley-Davidson Eastern H.O.G. Rally The two-day event in Raipur, Chhattisgarh was attended by H.O.G. members from across the country. A new chapter, called "The Iron Ore Chapter" was launched in the 8th Eastern H.O.G. Rally....
2019-07-03 11:17

A whole new world: does the new Aladdin fetishise Middle Eastern culture? Guy Ritchie’s new film evokes a fantasy Arabia, following Hollywood’s long tradition of problematic stereotypes A new Aladdin movie means a return to Hollywood’s perennial Arab problem, which in this case boils down the awkwardness of setting a famil...
2019-05-21 17:00

Raptors steamroll Bucks to even Eastern Conference finals TORONTO — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-...
2019-05-22 07:51

Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22 08:17

Magnitude 4.9 aftershock hits near California town rocked by big quakes A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes over the past week, according to the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-13 00:00

Oklahoma, Arkansas face flood of 'historic magnitude' after storms Thousands of Arkansas and Oklahoma residents braced for more flooding on Wednesday and some evacuated their homes, as forecasts of more rain drove fears that decades-old levees girding the Arkansas River may not hold....
2019-05-30 00:00

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

Century: Eastern Wonders makes cardboard spice trading fun again Enlarge (credit: Owen Duffy) Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. In 2017, newly founded tabletop studio Plan B Games released Century: Spice ...
2019-05-22 00:34

Timmermans faces Eastern resistance for top EU job; search for ECB head postponed Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans has emerged as the favorite to be named the EU's next chief executive, diplomats and officials said on Sunday ahead of a summit in Brussels, but faces resistance from eastern European countries....
2019-06-30 21:51

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
2019-06-14 00:17

Bucks say they got 'punched' as Raptors level NBA Eastern Conference finals Playoff series tied at 2-2 as Toronto win second game in successionWinner of best-of-seven series will face Warriors in NBA finalsWith a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwa...
2019-05-22 13:34

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month. A government health bulletin released Wednesday says 170 children are being...
2019-06-19 12:51

Suicide bomber kills five at wedding party in eastern Afghanistan A suicide bomber on foot targeted a wedding party in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Friday, killing at least five people and injuring 40, local officials said....
2019-07-12 12:00

Libya's NOC calls on eastern forces to free head of oil union Libya's national oil corporation NOC on Thursday called on Haftar's Eastern Libyan forces to release the head of the oil workers' labor union, Saad Dinar, who was abducted by an armed group near the eastern city of Benghazi last month....
2019-05-24 03:51

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city BENI, Congo — After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo’s largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus. The preacher managed to...
2019-07-16 04:00

EU election: AfD surge in eastern Germany sets up clash of cultures The far-right AfD has emerged as the strongest political party in Germany's formerly communist East. With the Greens winning big among young, urban voters though, the East-West divide looks set to deepen further....
2019-05-28 03:51

Eastern Libyan forces release head of oil workers union The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said....
2019-05-31 01:00

Suicide bombing hits eastern Kabul; no word on casualties KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has struck east of the capital Kabul, the second such attack in as many days. There is no immediate word on casualties. Police official Jan Aga says it’s too early to identify the target of ...
2019-05-31 06:51

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
2019-06-18 19:00

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their new president....
2019-05-30 17:17

No place like home: eastern Europeans in the West Midlands – in pictures Jon Tonks’ Stories of Home is a study of central and eastern European communities living in the Sandwell district of the West Midlands, home to the UK’s biggest Polish population. Taken in the two years after the 2016 referendum, the series explores ...
2019-05-24 11:00

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an international framework....
2019-07-12 02:51

Slovakia's new president calls on EU's eastern bloc to respect rule of law Slovakia's new president called on the Visegrad group of eastern EU member states on Thursday to protect the rule of law to avoid being seen as "weakening the European Union", signaling a possible rift within a bloc that often acts together....
2019-07-11 16:51

Eastern EU states would back Barnier for Commission President: Hungary European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will be among the candidates that East European member states Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia can support to become the next European Commission president, a senior Hungarian official s...
2019-06-20 11:51

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Fou...
2019-06-12 15:51

UPDATE 1-Magnitude 3.4 quake hits gas field region of north Netherlands A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the north Dutch region of Groningen, home to one of Europe's largest natural gas fields, early on Wednesday, Dutch meteorology institute KNMI said....
2019-05-22 08:00

5.4 magnitude aftershock rocks Southern California following strongest quake in decades A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
2019-07-05 14:34

Southern California could see more magnitude 6 earthquakes 'in the next week,' as temblors become 'wake-up call' After two major earthquakes within days in Southern California, seismologists are warning the area could see additional sizable temblors within the next week. ...
2019-07-07 22:51

Quake of magnitude 7.5 shakes East Timor, Australia; no tsunami feared A powerful, deep 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coasts of East Timor and Indonesia on Monday, and was felt as far away as Australia, but authorities said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami....
2019-06-24 09:34

Aftershocks from California’s latest 7.1 magnitude quake could occur for years: expert There is about a 1-in-10 chance that another 7.0 quake could hit within the next week, said Lucy Jones, a seismologist at the California Institute of Technology and a former science adviser at the U.S. Geological Survey....
2019-07-06 15:17

Eastern Libyan forces will impose flight ban from Libya to Turkey: spokesman Eastern Libyan forces loyal to commander Khalifa Haftar will ban any commercial flights from Libya to Turkey and Turkish ships from docking in the country, its spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Friday....
2019-06-29 00:51

Transnistria: Russia's satellite state an open wound in Eastern Europe Less than 200 kilometers separate Transnistria from the European Union's eastern frontier, on the Romanian border. Yet the tiny sliver of disputed territory might as well be on another planet....
2019-05-28 22:17

Free Your Mind: 10 Missouri Eastern Prison Inmates Graduate College Ten inmates from the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center made history Wednesday as the first graduates of Washington University’s Prison Education Project....
2019-05-24 21:34

Fifty shades of grey: great towers of the eastern bloc – in pictures David Navarro and Martyna Sobecka photographed postwar estates across central and eastern Europe, finding strange, stark beauty in these concrete giantsEastern Blocks: Concrete Landscapes of the Former Eastern Bloc is published by Zupagrafika Continu...
2019-07-03 08:17

Toronto Raptors take lead in Eastern Conference finals after win over Milwaukee Bucks Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a thrilling 105-99 victory over Milwaukee on Thursday in the most important game in franchise history....
2019-05-24 10:00

Fired-Up Raptors Thoroughly Flatten Bucks, Draw Even In Eastern Conference Finals For the first time in this series and just the second time in these playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks were roundly outclassed Tuesday night and fell convincingly, 120–102, to the Toronto Raptors to even up the Eastern Conference Finals. The Raptors grabb...
2019-05-22 06:51

Runaway barges hit eastern Oklahoma dam amid chaotic Midwest storms Two barges carrying thousands of pounds of fertilizer broke loose from their moorings Wednesday night and floated down the swollen Arkansas River before slamming into a dam, according to multiple reports....
2019-05-24 03:00

Bucks, Raptors gearing up for must-watch Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals Five keys to watch in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors on Saturday night.        ...
2019-05-25 21:51

Eastern Libyan authorities arrest two Turks over Turkey's support for 'militias' Eastern Libyan authorities have arrested two Turks in the oil town of Ajdabiya over Turkey's support for "militias" in Libya, a statement said on Sunday....
2019-06-30 21:51

The west turns a blind eye to Middle Eastern violence at its own peril | Dr Amr Darrag In failing to hold Egypt and Saudi Arabia to account over the deaths of Giulio Regeni and Jamal Khashoggi, the west is making a rod for its own backThe parents of Giulio Regeni, the Italian doctoral student murdered in Cairo three years ago, last wee...
2019-05-25 15:17

Temperatures soar to 102 degrees in Serbia as heatwave moves toward central, eastern Europe World Weather Attribution said that every heatwave occurring in Europe today "is made more likely and more intense by human-induced climate change."        ...
2019-07-02 19:17

Study Pinpoints Source of Banned Gas That Saps Ozone Layer: Eastern China An international team of researchers said Wednesday that two provinces in China were the source of most of the emissions of a banned gas that harms the ozone layer....
2019-05-22 21:51

PM Modi Accepts Putin Invite, To Be Main Guest At Eastern Economic Forum Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Bishkek and the two leaders reviewed all aspects of bilateral relations to further strengthen the strategic......
2019-06-13 18:34

Bucks vs Raptors live stream: how to watch 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals online In a way, a Milwaukee Bucks vs Toronto Raptors Eastern Conference Finals in the 2019 NBA postseason is exactly what we should have expected. They are the top two seeds after all. And you can watch the drama of the seven game series play out with this...
2019-05-21 21:17

Air quality worsens in eastern Alberta amid wildfires Saturday, advisory lifted in Calgary The thickest smoke on Saturday morning extended from northeastern British Columbia through eastern portions of Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Red Deer and much of southern Alberta....
2019-06-02 08:34

Children in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine ‘too terrified to learn’ amid spike in attacks on schools Schoolchildren are bearing long-lasting mental and physical scars of eastern Ukraine’s conflict, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday, as the agency warned of an “alarming” increase in attacks on schools during the first four mo...
2019-05-21 17:17

Indonesia Returns Five Containers Of Waste To US Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste....
2019-06-15 13:51

6 Die During Riots in Indonesia Over Election Results (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities have the volatile situation in the country’s capital under control after six people died Wednesday in riots by supporters of his losing rival in last month’s p...
2019-05-22 18:00

When disaster hits, Indonesia’s Islamists are first to help PALU, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front is perhaps best known for its vigilante actions against gays, Christmas decorations and prostitution. But over the past 15 years it has repurposed its militia into a force that’s ...
2019-06-11 10:51

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
2019-07-10 14:00

An entrepreneur’s guide to Indonesia’s startup scene For most, Indonesia does not immediately spring to mind as a hub for startup innovation, not least because nearby Singapore has been traditionally known as the “Silicon Valley of Southeast Asia”. However, Indonesia is fast emerging as a d...
2019-06-21 00:34

Scores of aftershocks hit Indonesia after quake kills two Indonesia's Moluccas islands were hit by scores of aftershocks on Monday after an earthquake killed at least two people, prompting hundreds of people to flee their homes....
2019-07-16 00:00

Jakarta Residents Sue Indonesia Government Over Air Pollution Residents of Indonesia's capital on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the government over the toxic levels of air pollution that regularly blanket the city....
2019-07-04 17:34

Disaster official: At least 30 dead in Indonesia fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province. Irwan Syahri, from the local disaster mitigation agency in La...
2019-06-21 11:51

Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared the challenge the result in court....
2019-05-23 14:34

KPU: Joko Widodo re-elected as Indonesia's president Following a month of counting votes, Indonesia's General Elections Commission announced Tuesday that incumbent Joko Widodo had secured a second term as president....
2019-05-21 19:17

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s has upgraded Indonesia’s sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president. The organization said Friday the upgrade reflects Indonesia&#...
2019-05-31 12:17

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia matchstick factory At least 30 people died on Friday after a fire swept through a small factory producing matchsticks in Indonesia's North Sumatra province, authorities said....
2019-06-21 18:17

Indonesia to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland this year Indonesia's Peatland Restoration Agency said on Wednesday that it aims to restore 200,000 hectares of peatland in 2019, as it races to reach a 1 million hectare restoration target by the end of next year....
2019-06-19 21:51

At least 30 dead in fire at Indonesia home used as factory An Indonesia disaster official says at least 30 people were killed in a fire that swept through a house that doubled as a match factory in North Sumatra province...
2019-06-21 13:34

Overloaded boat capsizes in Indonesia, at least 17 dead Indonesian police say an overloaded passenger boat has capsized off the main island of Java, killing at least 17 people and leaving four others missing....
2019-06-18 16:17

Indonesia warns of further eruptions after volcano spews ash Indonesian officials warned on Monday against the prospect of further eruptions from an active volcano on the island of Sumatra after it emitted a huge column of ash, causing panic among residents....
2019-06-10 11:17

KFC is now selling fried chicken skin, but you'll have to go to Indonesia to get it KFC Indonesia Five KFC locations in Indonesia have added chicken skin to their menus. Online customer response to the chicken skin has been overwhelming positive, according to The Sun. It's unclear whether the company has plans to roll out chicken s...
2019-06-05 23:17

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
2019-05-23 03:34

Earthquake Readiness At least half of the world’s largest cities are considered at moderate or high risk of a major earthquake. Fears of the next “Big One” affect such major population centers as Tokyo, Mumbai, Jakarta, Mexico City, Manila, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sa...
2019-07-09 22:00

US: California hit by 7.1 earthquake A day after a major earthquake rattled Southern California, a large quake as registered in the same area. Initial reports suggested the seismic activity caused some building damage, injuries and multiple fires....
2019-07-06 06:51

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president's re-election Indonesian President Joko Widodo comfortably won re-election in last month's poll, an official count showed on Tuesday, throwing the spotlight on his opponent who refused to concede as his supporters gathered in the capital in protest at the result....
2019-05-21 17:34

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
2019-06-15 04:00

Joko Widodo secures second term as Indonesia's president Indonesian president Joko Widodo has won a second term as leader of the world's third largest democracy, official results confirmed Tuesday, beating a former general who has claimed widespread ballot-rigging....
2019-05-21 17:17

Six dead, 200 injured in protests over Indonesia's election result Six people were killed and more than 200 injured in Indonesia's capital amid angry protests against the results of the country's recent general election....
2019-05-22 11:17

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
2019-07-15 00:51

President Joko Widodo Wins Re-Election in Indonesia (JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been elected for a second term, official results showed, in a victory over a would-be strongman who aligned himself with Islamic hard-liners and vowed Tuesday to challenge the result i...
2019-05-21 15:51

| WATCH: Six killed as Indonesia protests turn deadly At least six people were killed as Indonesia's capital erupted in violence when police clashed with protesters opposed to the re-election of President Joko Widodo....
2019-05-22 18:51

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
2019-05-21 15:51

Flights Cancelled As Volcano Erupts In Indonesia's Bali More than a dozen flights were cancelled on Indonesia's island of Bali on Saturday due to an ash cloud emitted by a fresh eruption of Mount Agung volcano....
2019-05-25 12:00

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
2019-06-29 17:17

Indonesia parades 5 foreigners arrested for drugs on Bali DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police in Bali have arrested an American, two Spaniards and two Russians for selling cocaine on the island. Police paraded the three men and two women at a press conference on Friday. Denpasar police chief Ruddi ...
2019-05-31 12:17

Indonesia looks east to expand Pacific diplomacy, trade Indonesia will establish diplomatic relations with the Pacific states of Niue and Cook Islands while pursuing trade deals with Fiji and Papua New Guinea, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Friday, as the country moves to strengthen regional ties....
2019-07-12 06:17

At Least 30, Including Children, Die In Indonesia Matchstick Factory Fire At least 30 people, including several children, were killed when a fire ripped through a home that doubled as a matchstick factory in Indonesia on Friday, authorities said....
2019-06-21 16:00

Indonesia police allege plot to kill top officials Indonesian police say four senior officials, including two Cabinet ministers and the national spy chief, were targeted for assassination as part of a plot possibly linked to last week's post-election riots....
2019-05-28 11:00

12 Killed In Indonesia Bus Crash After Argument Between Passenger, Driver Twelve people were killed and dozens more injured in an Indonesian traffic accident on Monday after a bus passenger tried to wrest control of the steering wheel following an argument with the driver,......
2019-06-17 11:51

The Latest: Social media blocked due to Indonesia protests Indonesia’s top security minister says authorities will block access to social media in certain areas amid violent protests in Jakarta by supporters of the losing presidential candidate...
2019-05-22 09:34

Protests Over Indonesia’s Election Results Have Turned Deadly At least six people are dead and more than 200 are injured after protests turned violent following the announcement of Indonesia’s official presidential election results, according to the governor of Jakarta. Supporters of the main opposition c...
2019-05-22 10:17

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
2019-05-21 22:17

Defeated Indonesia candidate to challenge vote at top court The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election is expected to file a court challenge to the result as calm returned to the capital Jakarta following a 24-hour spasm of apparently orchestrated violence....
2019-05-23 06:34

Army helicopter with 12 aboard missing in Indonesia’s Papua JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — A military helicopter carrying 12 people has gone missing in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Papua military spokesman Muhammad Aidi said the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter lost contact five minutes after tak...
2019-06-28 16:34

Domestic airfares soar in Indonesia despite government price cap When Resti Novita Sari booked to fly from Jakarta to her hometown of Padang to visit family for the Eid holiday, airfares were 40% to 60% higher than she had paid in previous years....
2019-07-11 03:17

6 dead in Indonesia riots, gov’t restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions ...
2019-05-22 11:51

The Latest: Police chief says 6 reported dead in Indonesia JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on post-election protests in Indonesia (all times local): 2 p.m. Indonesian police say based on reports from hospitals six people have died in rioting in Jakarta a day after the presidential election results were ...
2019-05-22 11:51

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election Indonesia’s General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million vote...
2019-05-21 19:34

Face of Indonesia disaster relief efforts dies at 49 Indonesia’s disaster agency spokesman, who was respected for informing Indonesians accurately and quickly about the country’s frequent natural calamities, has died....
2019-07-07 12:51

S&P raises Indonesia's rating to 'BBB' on strong economic prospects Ratings agency S&P said on Friday it had raised Indonesia's sovereign credit rating to 'BBB', citing the country's strong economic growth prospects and supportive policy dynamics....
2019-05-31 23:17

Indonesia blocking social media to 'maintain democracy' Indonesian authorities have been criticized for blocking social media during violent post-election riots in Jakarta. DW asked Indonesian Communications Minister Rudiantara why he thinks the ban is necessary....
2019-05-24 23:34

Southern California hit by 6.6 earthquake SEARLES VALLEY, Calif (AP) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 shoot Southern California Thursday morning. People as far away as Phoenix and Las Vegas reported feeling it. It reportedly happened near Searles Valley, Calif., nort...
2019-07-05 05:34

How to Pack an Emergency Kit for the Next Earthquake If you live in earthquake country, this week’s 6.9 and 7.1 earthquakes in California probably have you a bit on edge. Put that nervous energy to good use and get your two emergency kits ready....
2019-07-09 12:51

Toyota to invest $2 billion in developing electric vehicles in Indonesia Toyota Motor Corp plans to invest $2 billion to develop electric vehicles (EVs) in Indonesia over the next four years, starting with hybrid vehicles, Indonesia's coordinating ministry for maritime affairs said....
2019-06-28 03:51

Indonesia matchstick factory fire kills dozens of people Three children were identified among the dead, Indonesian authorities said. An Indonesian official said women working at the warehouse "likely brought their kids to work."...
2019-06-21 17:51

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49 Mr. Sutopo, the disaster agency spokesman known for knocking down rumors with science, had cancer while helping Indonesia through a “year of disasters.”...
2019-07-07 09:51

Indonesia's much-loved disaster agency chief dies of cancer Sutopo Purwo Nugroho was known throughout the disaster-prone nation for his humour and sense of dutySutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia’s highly regarded disaster agency spokesperson, a man who continued to provide updates on the country’s inordinate num...
2019-07-07 09:01

Indonesia nabs Russian trying to smuggle baby otters, scorpions Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian on the holiday island of Bali after he was found trying to smuggle baby otters and scorpions out of the country....
2019-05-24 14:17

Police arrest Indonesia business owner after deadly fire JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian police have arrested the owner and two managers of an unregulated factory in North Sumatra that was engulfed by a fire that killed 30 people, a spokesman said Sunday. The three suspects could each face five years ...
2019-06-23 15:51

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
2019-07-03 12:00

Indonesia plans permanent moratorium on new forest clearance: minister Indonesia's moratorium on new forest clearing for palm plantations or logging operations, which has been regularly extended since 2011, will become permanent, the environment minister said on Wednesday....
2019-06-12 17:17

Indonesia grants clemency to Canadian teacher convicted of sex abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a spotlight on the Southeast Asian country's justice system....
2019-07-12 07:17

Indonesia election: Deaths reported as protesters clash with police Angry supporters of unsuccessful Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto have resorted to violent protests in the streets of Jakarta. The city's governor reported six people killed and many more injured....
2019-05-22 08:17

"We're not Chinese officers": Indonesia fights anti-China disinformation Indonesian police arrested a man on Friday accused of creating an anti-Chinese disinformation campaign to incite racial hatred, amid a proliferation of rumors alleging Chinese involvement in post-election unrest that has raised fears of ethnic violen...
2019-05-24 19:00

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The court challenge to Indonesia’s presidential election from the losing candidate claims that the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for &#...
2019-05-29 11:00

Indonesia cracks down on online tobacco ads to deter young smokers Indonesia, the world's fourth biggest producer of cigarettes, will crack down on online tobacco advertisements in a bid to target youthful smokers, the communication minister said on Thursday....
2019-06-15 04:00

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:51

Indonesia's Top Court Jails Woman Who Reported Sexual Harassment Indonesia's Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups said on Friday risked turning victims of sexual abuse into......
2019-07-05 12:51

6 dead in Indonesia riots, government restricts social media JAKARTA, Indonesia — Six people have died in election rioting in the Indonesian capital, authorities said Wednesday, as supporters of the losing presidential candidate burned vehicles and battled police and the government announced restrictions on so...
2019-05-22 17:00

Six Die, Protests Swell As Indonesia Plunges Into Post-Election Unrest Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which,......
2019-05-22 14:51

Widodo seals 2nd term as Indonesia leader after court battle JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court Thursday rejected a losing presidential candidate’s allegations of massive and systematic election fraud, sealing a second term for Joko Widodo, who in fending off the rising power of Islami...
2019-06-28 03:17

Australia, Indonesia held talks for joint 2034 World Cup bid Australia has held talks with Indonesia about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, despite the Southeast Asian nation's involvement in another bid with regional neighbors for the same tournament....
2019-06-27 21:51

6.4 earthquake hits California near Ridgecrest A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada on Thursday, rattling nerves on the July 4th holiday and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter amid a swarm of aftershocks. (July 4)    &#...
2019-07-05 02:34

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude of between 6.9 and 7.1, officials said. It struck...
2019-07-07 00:17

California Earthquake Is a Reminder That the Big One Lurks The strongest of hundreds of aftershocks jolted Southern California on Friday morning, the day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake was felt in Los Angeles and elsewhere....
2019-07-06 01:51

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

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

Earthquake shakes southern California Emergency crews responded after southern California was hit by its most powerful earthquake in more than two decades. The 6.4-magnitude tremor caused fires and numerous injuries....
2019-07-05 04:01

| China earthquake kills 12, injures 134 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 12 dead and 134 injured as rescuers pulled bodies and survivors from wrecked buildings....
2019-06-18 10:34

Trump Says All "Very Much Under Control" After California Earthquake US President Donald Trump said Thursday that the situation in Southern California after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake appeared to be under control amid reports of scattered damage....
2019-07-05 12:00

7.1 earthquake hits Southern California 7.1 quake that had its epicenter near Ridgecrest, Calif. and was felt from the San Francisco Bay area to the casino resorts of Las Vegas.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51

An earthquake's impact can be predicted - but only after it hits Over the next week, Southern California has only a 27% chance of experiencing a third earthquake greater than magnitude 6, but a 96% chance of going through a tremor of magnitude 5 or higher....
2019-07-07 06:00

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

Tight security at Indonesia court as opposition pushes for fresh election Lawyers for Indonesia's political opposition called on Friday for President Joko Widodo's election victory to be annulled, telling the Constitutional Court it had been achieved through "systematic electoral fraud and abuse of power"....
2019-06-14 11:00

Indonesia's Joko Widodo Re-Elected President As Rival Cries Foul Thousands of soldiers fanned out across Jakarta on Tuesday after the surprise early announcement of official results in Indonesia's election showed Joko Widodo re-elected leader of the world's......
2019-05-21 15:34

Indonesia’s top court jails woman who reported workplace sexual harassment Indonesia’s Supreme Court has jailed a woman who tried to report her employer for alleged sexual harassment, in a ruling that rights groups fear will turn victims of sexual abuse into criminals....
2019-07-05 23:00

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
2019-05-25 13:34

Indonesia riots: protesters clash with security forces over election result Supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, set fire to vehicles in JakartaSupporters of an unsuccessful presidential candidate have clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesian capital after t...
2019-05-22 05:00

Joko Wins Re-Election in Indonesia, Defeating Hard-Line Former General The victory for President Joko Widodo, a moderate technocrat, was a repudiation of the sort of nationalist and faith politics that have brought strongmen to power around globe....
2019-05-21 20:00

With Joko Widodo’s Re-election, Indonesia Bucks Global Tilt Toward Strongmen The president of the world’s third-largest democracy won a second term Tuesday, and vowed in an interview to protect pluralism and fight growing extremist threats....
2019-05-21 16:00

Indonesia is returning tons of ‘contaminated’ waste back to developed countries The 49 containers at Batam port near Singapore will be returned to Australia, the US, France, Germany and Hong Kong after inspections showed their contents violated Indonesian laws on the import of hazardous and toxic waste....
2019-07-09 19:34

Indonesia Court Rejects Presidential Candidate’s Voting Fraud Claims Judges threw out accusations by Prabowo Subianto, the son-in-law of the former dictator Suharto, clearing the way for a second term for President Joko Widodo....
2019-06-27 18:51

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation......
2019-06-29 06:34

Indonesia Grants Clemency To Canadian Teacher Convicted Of Sexual Abuse Indonesia has granted clemency to a Canadian teacher convicted of sexually abusing students, an official said on Friday, in a case that critics say was riddled with irregularities and threw a......
2019-07-12 12:17

Violence Erupts in Indonesia’s Capital in Wake of Presidential Election Results The authorities said they would limit social media access one day after supporters of a defeated presidential candidate took to the streets in protest....
2019-05-22 15:17

Indonesia becomes latest Southeast Asian country to return waste to the West Indonesia has sent back a consignment of Canadian paper waste, imported via the United States, because it was contaminated with material including plastic, rubber and diapers, the environment ministry said....
2019-06-17 13:51

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
2019-05-22 13:17

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025, As Leaders Meet India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo discussed ways to deepen......
2019-06-29 13:17

Exclusive: After bruising election, Indonesia to vet public servants to identify Islamists Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior official involved in the plan....
2019-06-21 11:34

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologizes to victims of Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes In his first remarks to news media about two deadly crashes involving his company's planes, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg apologized to the victims' families....
2019-05-30 19:00

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

Peru earthquake leaves one dead and several injured One person was killed and at least 11 people have been injured in Peru, with a further seven injuries in neighboring Ecuador, after an 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday morning....
2019-05-26 22:51

California desert town by epicenter of earthquake A California official says there are some injuries and two house fires have been reported in a town near the epicenter of a 6.4 quake that rattled a large swath of Southern California and parts of Nevada. (July 4)       ...
2019-07-05 02:34

California’s earthquake has generated 1,700 aftershocks: seismologists A magnitude 5.4 quake at 4:07 a.m. Friday is so far the strongest aftershock of Thursday's 6.4 quake, which struck in the Mojave Desert near the town of Ridgecrest....
2019-07-06 05:17

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last we...
2019-07-14 11:34

'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

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake Japan officials lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northwest coast, following a strong earthquake in the area. Only a small wave ended up reaching the shore....
2019-06-18 19:51

Strong earthquake hits southwestern China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has hit Sichuan province in southwestern China. There were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries, but the USGS warned there could be damage and casualties. It says the ea...
2019-06-17 20:17

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and damage to several houses, buildings and infrastructure....
2019-07-13 16:00

Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake rattled a large swath of Southern California on Thursday, rattling nerves and causing some damage in a town near the epicenter, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. (July 4)   ...
2019-07-05 03:51

Earthquake In Southwest China Kills 11, Injures Over 100 The toll from a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake in southwest China rose to 11 dead and 122 injured on Tuesday, as rescuers pulled survivors from wrecked buildings....
2019-06-18 05:00

Yellowstone feels earthquake aftershocks – 60 years later A gargantuan number of earthquakes hit Yellowstone National Park in 2017 and 2018, sparking worries that it could trigger an eruption of the world's largest super volcano. But a new study suggests that the quakes may have actually been aftershocks fr...
2019-05-29 17:00

Colin Cowherd experienced his first earthquake on live TV Colin Cowherd paused his sports talk show Thursday when an earthquake in Southern California caused his desk to shake.       ...
2019-07-05 06:17

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

Opinion: Union Berlin are good for football in Berlin and eastern Germany The cult club from Köpenick have been promoted to the Bundesliga for the first time in their history. In an age of rampant commercialization, Union Berlin are proof that there is another way, writes DW's Matt Ford....
2019-05-28 18:34

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during recent unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to the announcement of official election results, a communications ministry official said....
2019-05-25 10:51

Indonesia Muslim Group Slaps Fatwa On Popular Mobile Game PUBG A hugely popular but brutal online game was slapped with a fatwa Wednesday by an Indonesian Muslim group who say it insults Islam and makes addicted players violent....
2019-06-19 17:00

Pegatron eyes spending up to $1 billion in Indonesia to make chips for Apple: official Taiwan electronics company Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10 trillion to 15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to produce chips for Apple smartphones, the Indonesian deputy indus...
2019-05-28 12:51

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung spews huge column of ash during latest eruption – video Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra, Indonesia, sent a huge plume of thick ash 7km high into the sky during an eruption on 9 June. Residents living near the volcano were urged to use masks when ash rains down and those living along the rivers upstream we...
2019-06-12 04:17

UPDATE 1-Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during unrest Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary social media restrictions that were imposed to stop online hoaxes during violence around the announcement of official election results....
2019-05-25 14:17

Indonesia Frees Canadian Teacher Convicted of Child Abuse With ‘Magic Stone’ Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted to return home....
2019-07-12 09:51

Australia urged to invest in recycling manufacturing after Indonesia sends rubbish back Kickstart the domestic market so Asian countries rejecting Australian waste is no longer a problem, industry suggestsIndonesia and other countries rejecting Australian waste will no longer be a problem if governments quickly invest in recycling manuf...
2019-07-10 21:34

Scherzer strikes out 14 as Nationals top Tigers, 2-1 DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out 14 against his former team and Anthony Rendon homered for the second straight game as the Washington Nationals topped the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on Sunday. Scherzer (8-5) returned to Comerica Park for the first time...
2019-06-30 22:17

Air strikes hit around Yemen's capital: TV, residents Planes from the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen bombed areas around the capital Sanaa on Thursday, residents and the Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV said....
2019-06-13 11:17

MLB roundup: Scherzer strikes out 15 in Nats win Nationals ace Max Scherzer allowed just one run and three hits with a season-high 15 strikeouts over eight masterful innings as Washington defeated the host Cincinnati Reds 4-1 on Sunday in the rubber match of their three-game series....
2019-06-03 10:51

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
2019-06-21 21:17

Chicago's Giolito strikes out 11 in win over Royals Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts in Saturday's 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium....
2019-06-09 08:17

|Numsa:ReverseSAAchiefresignationorface'indefinite'strikes Numsa says bureaucratic red tape and frustration forced SAA Chief Executive Vuyani Jarana to quit his job and demand that his resignation be rescinded....
2019-06-06 02:17

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

Largest earthquake in decades hits southern California No serious damage or injuries reported after 6.4 magnitude earthquake, the most powerful to strike region since 1994The largest earthquake to hit southern California in decades rumbled across the region on Thursday morning, striking a remote part of ...
2019-07-05 01:00

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

WNBA looking at dates to makeup game suspended by earthquake The WNBA is looking into dates to finish up the Washington and Las Vegas game that was suspended at the half Friday because of the 7.1-magnitude earthquake in California       ...
2019-07-09 10:17

Earthquake shakes northern Netherlands, no injuries reported THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A magnitude 3.4 earthquake has shaken the northern Dutch province of Groningen, the latest in a series of tremors blamed on decades of gas extraction from underground reserves. The country’s meteorological institut...
2019-05-22 11:51

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked......
2019-07-07 08:17

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastr...
2019-07-07 07:34

Earthquake rocks Japan, triggering fears of tsunami A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
2019-06-18 23:51

Earthquake makes waves in California swimming pools The 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck Southern California on Thursday definitely made waves. Videos posted on Twitter by locals in the aftermath of the morning quake shows water in outdoor pools sloshing around fiercely and creating ocean-worthy w...
2019-07-05 02:51

That Big California Earthquake Left a Scar That's Visible From Space Friday’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest, California, was nothing to sneeze at. The shake, which triggered gas leaks, power outages, and fires, was felt from San Diego to Sacramento. And it ripped open a new fissure in the Earth that didn’t ...
2019-07-09 01:51

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

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

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

Earthquake tests new wireless network in far-flung Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A major earthquake that rocked Alaska proved to be a trial run in the state’s largest city for a new national wireless network dedicated to first responders. Anchorage Police Chief Justin Doll and other commanders had j...
2019-06-13 09:51

Tsunami Warning Issued in Japan After Powerful Earthquake (TOKYO) — A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, prompting officials to issue a tsunami warning along the coast which was lifted about 2 ½ hours later. Thousands of families lost electrical power and bullet train s...
2019-06-19 01:34

Earthquake rocks Japan; tsunami advisory issued A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off northwestern Japan on Tuesday, triggering a tsunami advisory for three prefectures in the region.        ...
2019-06-18 17:34

Earthquake brings entire NBA Summer League to a halt LAS VEGAS — Friday night’s Pelicans-Knicks matchup was expected to be a showstopper, just not like this. The summer league game was halted in the middle of play with 7:53 left in the fourth quarter, the Pelicans leading the Knicks, 80-74, after a 7.1...
2019-07-06 12:34

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the southern Philippines fleeing their homes before dawn....
2019-07-13 20:34

Earthquake repairs make progress in hard-hit towns Authorities in Ridgecrest, California says roads are safe to drive and water and power have been restored. Some people slept in tents after two huge earthquakes. Trona has electricity, but water and gas were out for many homes on Sunday. (July 8) &#...
2019-07-08 12:17

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

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

| WATCH: Aftershock hits during earthquake news conference A strong earthquake has rattled a large swath of Southern California, followed by a swarm of aftershocks including one during a news conference. WATCH NOW....
2019-07-05 14:17

The Brexit divide: Britain's EU election earthquake – podcast A wave of support for populists and Greens has disrupted centrist parties across the EU. Daniel Boffey considers what it means for the bloc and Brexit. Plus: Julia Kollewe on the world’s first raspberry-picking robotNigel Farage’s Brexit party will b...
2019-05-28 05:51

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
2019-06-18 20:00

Mystics-Aces game in Las Vegas postponed because of earthquake The surging Mystics, winners of five straight, were leading 51-36 at halftime when their game was suspended after an earthquake struck Southern California....
2019-07-06 10:17

Trona, California, was trying to bounce back. Then an earthquake hit. Then a bigger one. "If we have another quake, I am not going to have a house," said a resident coping with damage in the 1,500-person town of Trona, California.        ...
2019-07-07 12:17

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple fires, punctured water and gas lines and infrastru...
2019-07-06 23:17

Californians jolted by aftershock following strongest earthquake in 25 years A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people....
2019-07-05 18:51

Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia PARIS (AP) — Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max jet crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia. The post Boeing CEO acknowledges ‘mistake’ in handling of cockpit warning problem before Max ...
2019-06-16 18:34

Tom Cotton said retaliatory strikes against Iran were ‘warranted’ Sen. Tom Cotton on Sunday said militarily strikes against Iran last week were “warranted” and urged the administration to be skeptical when dealing with Tehran.“Obviously I think retaliatory strikes were warranted,” the Arkansas Republican, a member ...
2019-06-23 18:17

Deadly tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight        ...
2019-05-26 20:51

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

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

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98 The immediate comparison was to Barack Obama’s decision not to attack Syria. But the closer one might be to a last-minute choice by Bill Clinton over a missile strike on Iraq....
2019-06-22 06:17

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
2019-06-22 01:34

US prepped for strikes on Iran before approval was withdrawn WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States made preparations for a military strike against Iran on Thursday night in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but the operation was abruptly called off with just hours to go. That from a U.S. ...
2019-06-21 11:51

Brexit Strikes a Bum Note for U.K. Artists as EU Gigs Dry Up A no-deal departure from Europe would create new obstacles for British musicians wishing to perform in the EU. The uncertainty is playing havoc with gigs that are usually booked months in advance, since European promoters can’t be sure British acts w...
2019-06-17 14:34

Strasburg strikes out 14 as Nationals defeat Marlins 3-1 Stephen Strasburg tossed 7 1/3 shutout innings, Brian Dozier and Matt Adams homered, and the Washington Nationals continued their midseason surge with a 3-1 defeat of the Miami Marlins       ...
2019-07-04 03:51

Scherzer strikes out season-high 15 in 4-1 win over Reds Max Scherzer struck out a season high 15, allowing three hits over eight innings to lead the Washington Nationals over Cincinnati 4-1, their 12th win in 14 games against the Reds        ...
2019-06-02 23:34

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
2019-05-29 10:51

Subway saboteur may be ramping up frequency of his strikes He’s a real jerk! Police on Thursday released a photo of the brake-yanking scoundrel who has been disrupting subways during rush hour — causing more than 700 commute-crushing delays since February alone. The image shows the rail reprobate casually ha...
2019-05-24 19:34

American Air strikes deal to buy new Airbus Jet: source American Airlines will become first U.S. airline to order new Airbus A321XLR, according to a source familiar with details of the agreement. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
2019-06-19 18:34

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 ATLANTA (AP) — Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night. Howie Kendrick had three hits, including ...
2019-05-29 06:00

EPA strikes Obama-era clean energy rule The Environmental Protection Agency rolled back Obama-era clean energy standards Wednesday, saying the old rules would have been too costly for low- and middle-income families....
2019-06-19 20:51

Supreme Court Strikes Down Tennessee Liquor Law The law barred newcomers to the state from operating liquor stores. The justices based their decision on the 21st Amendment, which ended Prohibition....
2019-06-27 19:34

Kentucky Supreme Court Strikes Down Marsy’s Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– In November of 2018 voters in Kentucky said yes to Marsy’s Law, a constitutional amendment that gives crime victims more rights. But the Supreme Court of Kentucky says that law was not passed correctly. Back in Fe...
2019-06-13 18:00

US 'approved strikes on Iran,' then suddenly called them off President Trump had approved air strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of an US drone, US media reported. A decision to pull back was allegedly made after Trump met with Congressional leaders....
2019-06-21 08:17

Saudi Arabia Strikes Deal to Buy U.S. Natural Gas The kingdom has signed an agreement to purchase U.S. liquefied natural gas from Sempra Energy, a new direction as Saudi Arabia seeks to establish a footprint in the growing global market for the fuel....
2019-05-22 20:17

From Disneyland to Dodger Stadium: Videos capture second earthquake in California Videos posted on social media show pools overflowing and lamps swinging during a magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest, California.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51

Pope dons helmet to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis donned a white firefighter’s safety helmet on Sunday and entered a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck...
2019-06-16 14:34

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen coun...
2019-07-14 18:17

California governor: Trump committed to helping earthquake recovery Gavin Newsom says damage from 7.1 quake is ‘deceiving’Fires and cracked buildings but no fatalities or major injuriesOfficials in southern California expressed relief on Saturday that damage and injuries were not worse after the largest earthquake th...
2019-07-07 16:51

Pope dons helmut to enter earthquake-hit cathedral in Italy Pope Francis has donned a white firefighter's safety helmet to enter a damaged cathedral during a visit to central Italy, where he is giving encouragement to people still struggling three years after devastating earthquakes struck....
2019-06-16 17:00

Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake The Alberta Energy Regulator is moving to restrict oilfield fracking activity near the Brazeau Reservoir in east central Alberta as a precaution following a 4.3 magnitude earthquake south of the area in March....
2019-05-28 15:51

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
2019-06-18 13:51

Another earthquake shakes Southern California, day after most powerful quake in 20 years _____ LOS ANGELES — For the second day in a row, a powerful earthquake shook Southern California. Friday’s 7.1-magnitude quake knocked out power in the desert city of Ridgecrest and rattled people from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. It came one day ...
2019-07-06 19:17

Massive crack from California earthquake becomes bizarre tourist attraction Curious tourists have traveled for miles to check out the damage from the California earthquake, with many taking selfies. Some people even stuck body parts in the crack to see how deep it goes....
2019-07-10 19:51

California Struck By 7.1 Earthquake, Home Shifted, Roads Cracked Some building damage was reported after the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said a powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday, a day after the strongest quake in the region in......
2019-07-06 10:34

New 7.1 earthquake hits Southern California -- 1 day after largest temblor in decades A magnitude-7.1 earthquake hit Southern California on Friday evening -- just a day after a magnitude-6.4 earthquake that was the largest temblor in the region in two decades, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed....
2019-07-06 09:51

California residents warned of earthquake scams after recent temblors After two major earthquakes within days last week in Southern California, authorities are warning area residents that scammers may be trying to take advantage of their renewed anxiety....
2019-07-10 20:00

A second earthquake hit Southern California in as many days. It's five times bigger than Thursday's A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake swayed buildings and cracked foundations in Southern California on Friday night, sending terrified residents sleeping on the streets a day after another temblor hit....
2019-07-06 13:51

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-05-25 10:00

Pegatron eyes up to $1 billion Indonesia investment to assemble Apple phone chips: deputy minister Taiwan's Pegatron has signed a letter of intent stating it intends to invest 10-15 trillion rupiah ($695 million to $1 billion) in an Indonesian factory to assemble "chips for Apple smartphones", Indonesia's deputy industry minister said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:34

Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capital Jakarta. The post Indonesia’s national police chief says 6 people have died in post-election rioting in the capita...
2019-05-22 11:51

Indonesia woman faces jail time for recording boss’ lewd phone call, he is promoted An Indonesian woman who recorded her boss’ lewd phone call to prove that she was being harassed will serve at least six months in prison for distributing obscene material, meanwhile, her boss got a promotion....
2019-07-06 08:17

World Cup Live: Rashid Strikes Twice, Sri Lanka Five Down Against England England vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: England are in a commanding position against Sri Lanka, sending their top guns back to the dressing room....
2019-06-21 14:17

Tunisia's president hospitalized as terror strikes capital Tunisia's aging president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has been rushed to hospital after falling "seriously ill." News of the 92-year-old's deteriorating health came as two suicide bombings struck Tunis....
2019-06-28 07:00

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women’s Open CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Lightning struck a large tree near the Country Club of Charleston clubhouse Friday during a weather delay at the U.S. Women’s Open. Fans, players and staffers were mostly cleared of the course when a larg...
2019-06-01 03:00

Beerensteyn strikes as Netherlands beat Canada to top group The Netherlands' Anouk Dekker and Lineth Beerensteyn breached Canada's normally rock-solid defense with second-half goals to secure a 2-1 win that earned the Dutch top spot in Group E at the women's World Cup on Thursday....
2019-06-21 00:34

Michigan deputy fatally strikes 11-year-old boy on minibike BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-year-old boy who was riding a minibike has been fatally struck by a southern Michigan sheriff’s deputy who was heading to the scene of a burglary. The Calhoun County sheriff’s office says t...
2019-05-29 16:34

Syrian Government Intensifies Strikes on Opposition Stronghold As rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran draw the world’s attention, the Syrian government and its Russian allies have stepped up airstrikes on Idlib and surrounding areas in a monthslong campaign to recapture the territory....
2019-07-13 13:17

Banks shuttered as Sudan opposition stages second day of strikes Banks in the Sudanese capital Khartoum came to a virtual standstill on Wednesday as protest and opposition groups organized a second day of strikes to pressure military rulers to cede power to civilians....
2019-05-29 17:17

Ferry strikes whale near Seattle, officials searching for it SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a ferry hit a whale near Seattle and that the Coast Guard is searching for it. KING5 television reports the whale breached about five feet (1.5 meters) in front of the M/V Wenatchee during the ferry’s 8:15 p.m. tr...
2019-05-29 17:51

The Phantom Of Winnipeg strikes again in an exclusive poster debut In most cities around the world, Brian De Palma’s 1974 rock opera-ish The Phantom Of The Paradise is a cult classic, appreciated mostly by self-proclaimed cinephiles with a taste for over-the-top strangeness. (As our own Ignatiy Vishnevetsky describe...
2019-07-09 01:17

Bigmouth strikes again and again: why Morrissey fans feel so betrayed Once his songs of loneliness and shyness made him a hero to misfits and outsiders. Yet now he is voicing his support for a far-right partyIt was once a hearing aid, or a swinging bunch of gladioli. In the 80s Morrissey had a unique way with stage pro...
2019-05-30 07:51

Train In Kentucky Strikes 2 Teen Girls, Killing 1 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek tres...
2019-05-27 12:17

Train in Kentucky strikes two teen girls, killing one LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police in Kentucky say a train hit and killed one teen girl and injured another. Louisville Metro Police Department spokesman Dwight Mitchell said in a release that the two teens were on the tracks near the Pope Lick Creek trestle b...
2019-05-27 21:34

Air strikes on Syrian rebel enclave intensify: monitor Air strikes targeted rebel-held cities in northwest Syria on Friday, a war monitor reported, widening bombardment of the last major insurgent enclave to areas that had mostly escaped it....
2019-07-12 17:34

Images of destruction: Tornado Strikes Jefferson City A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
2019-05-23 16:00

China Strikes Defiant Stance on Trade Against Trump In a new white paper, Beijing blamed the United States for the breakdown in trade talks. Some companies, like FedEx, are already feeling pressure from the Chinese government....
2019-06-02 07:51

Netflix strikes blockbuster Shepperton rental deal The entertainment streaming giant‎ Netflix will this week unveil a blockbuster deal to rent the bulk of the world-famous Shepperton studios in Surrey as part of its inexorable global expansion....
2019-07-03 12:34

Opinion: Chief US salesman strikes a deal with Poland US President Trump has received his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, with an air show over the White House. This rare honor seals Trump's latest "deal." Both sides will benefit, writes DW’s Bartosz Dudek....
2019-06-13 15:17

Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile "Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden laboured to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday."...
2019-06-11 21:51

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

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the region....
2019-07-01 16:34

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a bet on the continued explosion of e-commerce....
2019-06-03 04:00

Kevin Durant’s gamble strikes Yankees’ star who’s been there before CC Sabathia knows first-hand about layering significant risk with free agency nearing and understands the mindset to soldier on while physically compromised. A few minutes after a discussion on these topics in conjunction to Kevin Durant, Sabathia po...
2019-06-13 04:51

Rio’s Christ the Redeemer Statue Survives Despite Lightning Strikes Perhaps the best-known landmark in the vast country of Brazil is the colossal statue, ‘Christ the Redeemer’. At 125 feet high, it continues to stand tall despite the fact that it has been struck by lightning multiple times.  ...
2019-06-30 02:51

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 Saturday in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes (36-26) will play either Vanderbilt, the No. 2 overall s...
2019-06-02 01:00

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
2019-05-23 13:34

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week....
2019-06-02 11:17

Amtrak train strikes, kills pedestrian near Los Angeles LOS ANGELES — Authorities say a man has died after being struck by an Amtrak train near Los Angeles on Sunday. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey tells the Orange County Register that Amtrak train 792 was on route to San Diego when ...
2019-06-03 10:17

Donald Trump called off strikes against Iran, reports say President Donald Trump ordered an attack against targets in Iran late Thursday but changed his mind just hours before they were to begin, news reports said Friday....
2019-06-21 13:51

After 20 years of negotiations, EU strikes trade deal with Mercosur According to the EU statement, the deal will remove the majority of tariffs on EU exports to Mercosur, a bloc comprising Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Mercosur countries have agreed to open their markets to the European Union, saving t...
2019-06-29 03:17

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The s...
2019-07-05 20:17

Zion Williamson-RJ Barrett clash stopped after fourth-quarter earthquake LAS VEGAS — The earth moved in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s ballyhooed summer league-opening showdown between the Pelicans’ Zion Williamson and the Knicks’ RJ Barrett at the Thomas & Mack Center — but not the way you would have expected it. W...
2019-07-06 12:34

Why the July 4 earthquake didn't trigger a ShakeAlert LA early warning notification The nation's first publicly available earthquake early warning mobile app was launched earlier this year as part of a pilot program designed to give Los Angeles County residents a few seconds of warning before the shaking, NBC reports....
2019-07-05 17:51

Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra. The post Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory i...
2019-06-21 11:51

Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as election protests rock capital. The post Indonesia security minister says authorities will block social media in certain areas as elect...
2019-05-22 11:51

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. Woodruff (9-2) cruised through the first five innings, allowed Joey Votto’s three-run homer in ...
2019-06-24 00:17

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
2019-06-19 18:51

Turkey's opposition strikes blow to Erdogan with Istanbul mayoral win Turkey's opposition has dealt President Tayyip Erdogan a stinging blow by winning control of Istanbul in a re-run mayoral election, breaking his aura of invincibility and delivering a message from voters unhappy over his policies....
2019-06-24 06:17

Machis strikes power Venezuela into Copa quarter-finals "An impressive double from striker Darwin Machis helped Venezuela book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals with a comfortable 3-1 win over Bolivia on Saturday, qualifying as runners-up in Group A behind Brazil."...
2019-06-23 00:34

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
2019-06-21 19:34

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country’s northwest. The Syrian Civil Defense, known...
2019-06-20 14:51

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off their strike in West Bengal and other states, there......
2019-06-18 17:34

Officials: Texas woman playing ‘chicken’ fatally strikes son HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say a 26-year-old Houston woman who was driving an SUV toward her children in an apparent game of “chicken” struck and killed her 3-year-old son. Harris County prosecutors said Friday that Lexus Stagg is charged...
2019-06-22 21:17

Hong Kong restaurant owner strikes to support protests HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong restaurant owner Kelvin Chung has joined other small businesses in closing their doors to show solidarity with thousands of protesters who besieged the legislature Wednesday. The 30-year-old said he felt obliged to join the...
2019-06-12 16:00

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga strikes 13 aces on Stuttgart Open debut Jo-Wilfried Tsonga powered past 2017 semi-finalist Mischa Zverev 6-3, 6-0 before rain brought an early end to Monday's play at the Stuttgart Open        ...
2019-06-10 20:00

World Cup Live: Rain Comes To Proteas' Rescue After Cottrell Strikes 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, SA vs WI, Live Score: South Africa lost two early wickets batting first in Southampton against West Indies before rain stopped the play....
2019-06-10 13:51

Crime Trackers: High tech ring strikes Oro Valley TUCSON –  A high tech crime ring is swooping in on the Tucson area. Oro Valley Police say they are stealing money in a way they’ve never heard of. According to OVPD, on June 17, a suspect walked into the Pima Federal Credit Union in Oro V...
2019-07-09 22:00

Tornado strikes El Reno, Oklahoma; fatalities confirmed: reports Severe damage, including fatalities, occurred after a fierce tornado struck in El Reno, Okla., on Saturday night, according to local police and media reports....
2019-05-26 09:51

Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2 CLEVELAND (AP) — Charlie Morton returned to the clubhouse Saturday afternoon and waited. Then he waited some more, anticipating the arrival of thunderstorms that never materialized. The delay didn’t faze him, nor did it stop his career-best unb...
2019-05-26 12:00

'Fortnite's' latest weapon lets you summon air strikes with a grenade Epic Games has added Air Strikes to the Fortnite arsenal. With the weapon, you can launch a canister of colored smoke into an area and summon a hail storm of fire from above. You'll find the canisters in floor loot, chests, supply drops, vending...
2019-07-09 18:17

U.S. calls Russian, Syrian air strikes 'reckless escalation' in Syria The United States continues to be alarmed by Syrian government and Russian air strikes in northern Syria, saying recent attacks have more than 200 civilians, the State Department said on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 20:34

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 26, swathes of fields in northwestern Idlib appear blackened, the neat lines of city streets and block...
2019-05-29 07:34

Rolls-Royce strikes UK's biggest pension deal with insurer L&G Rolls-Royce agreed Britain's largest ever transfer of corporate pension risk, announcing on Thursday it would shift 4.6 billion pounds ($5.8 billion) of assets to insurer Legal & General....
2019-06-06 11:51

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

West Virginia Republicans Want to Kill Teachers' Strikes for Good The teachers’ strikes in West Virginia may have been an inspiring success story for the labor movement, but the state Republican party is far from done trying to wage war on teachers....
2019-06-04 00:00

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedure....
2019-06-03 20:17

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
2019-06-02 18:51

Mom driving SUV in game of 'chicken' strikes, kills 3-year-old son, cops say Authorities say a Houston woman behind the wheel of an SUV struck and killed her 3-year-old son while apparently engaging the child and his siblings in a game of "chicken."...
2019-06-23 07:17

Blackberry’s Cylance strikes strategic alliance with NordVPN, LastPass Cylance, the security solution owned by Blackberry, is teaming up with popular VPN company NordVPN and password reminder specialist LastPass to provide with a one-stop-shop privacy and security package. At $9.99 per month, it represents a 60% di...
2019-05-24 17:51

Bernie Sanders campaign rallies support at McDonald's strikes across US Campaign uses its extensive email list to protest for $15 minimum wage, union rights and actions against violence and harassmentSenator Bernie Sanders rallied supporters to picket lines in cities across the United States on Thursday as McDonald’s wor...
2019-05-23 15:51

Lego strikes deal to buy back Legoland, other theme parks COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A group of investors that includes the owners of toy maker Lego is buying Merlin Entertainment, a British company that operates theme parks like Legoland. Lego owner Kirkbi Invest joined forces with private equity firm Blackston...
2019-06-28 12:34

Trump hopes lightning strikes twice as 2020 campaign set to launch When Trump kicks off his re-election bid in Florida next week, the insurgent is now the incumbent – and it appears the presidency hasn’t changed his strategyWhen Donald Trump launches his presidential re-election campaign next week, he will do it at ...
2019-06-13 15:51

Team studies drone strikes on airplanes by firing them into a wall at 500 MPH Bird strikes are a very real danger to planes in flight, and consequently aircraft are required to undergo bird strike testing — but what about drones? With UAV interference at airports on the rise, drone strike testing may soon be likewise mandatory...
2019-07-02 01:51

At least 3 dead after tornado strikes Missouri capital of Jefferson City A powerful tornado touched down in central Missouri early Thursday, killing at least three people and trapping others inside homes, authorities said....
2019-05-23 19:34

Lightning strikes tree near clubhouse at US Women's Open Lightning struck a large tree between the 18th fairway and 11th green at the Country Club of Charleston during a weather delay at the U.S. Women's Open        ...
2019-06-01 02:34

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in...
2019-06-13 09:51

‘We need everyone’: Greta Thunberg calls on adults to join climate strikes Global general strike on 20 September could be historic turning point, say activistsRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth strikers for climate action from across the world have call...
2019-05-23 20:51

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government forecasters have linked to climate change....
2019-07-04 09:34

U.N. says Libyan guards reportedly shot at migrants fleeing air strikes The United Nations said on Thursday it had information that Libyan guards shot at refugees and migrants trying to flee from air strikes that killed at least 53 people, including six children, in a migrant detention center....
2019-07-04 14:51

Soccer: Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden labored to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F encounter at Roazhon Park in Rennes on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 23:17

New Hong Kong Protests, Strikes Planned Against Extradition Bill Opponents of a proposed law that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China called for strikes and further protests this week, after the city’s leader vowed to push ahead with the bill despite hundreds of thousands of people marching again...
2019-06-11 09:51

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons in order to demand politicians take urgent action on climate change 9.48am BST Australia was one of the earliest countries to see widespread student strikes. This morning, young strikers took to th...
2019-05-24 11:00

Nadler strikes deal with Justice Department for Mueller documents House judiciary committee chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler said Monday he reached a deal with the Justice Department to get key evidence from the Mueller investigation....
2019-06-11 04:17

Poker Bots, Earthquake Scars, and What to See at SDCC 2019: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego is coming this week, which means our team will be on the ground, providing you with on-the-scene coverage of pop culture and fandom as well as hoping our fellow attendees please, please exercise some acceptable...
2019-07-15 04:00

To restore Internet access after a massive earthquake, the Peruvian government turned to balloons When a magnitude 8.0 earthquake struck remote parts of Peru’s Amazon region, Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet — dispatched a group of balloons to the impacted area....
2019-05-31 22:51

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

Nevada man died while fixing vehicle after 6.4 earthquake likely caused the car to fall off jack, police say A Nevada man likely died last week after a series of strong earthquakes in the West Coast may have caused a car he was fixing to come crashing down, pinning him underneath it, police said....
2019-07-10 20:00

| US Independence Day | Earthquake hits California: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump praises military: 'The future belongs to us' | California desert town by epicentre of earthquake; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-05 07:51

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

Frida, rescue dog who saved a dozen lives in Mexico earthquake, retires after 10 years A rescue dog that has participated in dozens of missions during natural disasters has officially retired, Mexico’s Navy announced.        ...
2019-06-27 19:51

Hundreds of aftershocks follow Ridgecrest earthquake, California's strongest in 20 years The Fourth of July California earthquake was followed by hundreds of aftershocks rumbling near Ridgecrest, the epicenter for the magnitude 6.4 quake        ...
2019-07-05 19:01

Strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 20 years rattles region, rumbles residents A preliminary magnitude 6.4 earthquake rocked Southern California on Thursday, shaking an area for hundreds of miles.        ...
2019-07-05 02:34

Harley-Davidson strikes deal to build smaller bike in China Harley-Davidson Inc will partner with China's Qianjiang Motorcycle Co to build a new smaller motorcycle than its trademark "big hogs", making good on promises to move more production outside the United States that have angered President Donald Trump....
2019-06-19 16:51

Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions....
2019-05-24 23:17

Hong Kong gears up for fresh protests, strikes as anger boils over Hong Kong geared for more protests, including strikes, transport go-slows and even picnics, against a proposed extradition law that would allow people to be sent to China for trial, even as the city's leader vowed on Tuesday to push ahead with the bi...
2019-06-11 08:34

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
2019-06-21 23:34

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
2019-06-21 16:00

Iran strikes opposition positions on border with Iraqi Kurdistan: Tasnim Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards used drones and missiles to strike headquarters of a Kurdish militant group near Iran's border with neighbouring Iraq's Kurdistan region, the Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Friday....
2019-07-12 14:34

Amy Jones strikes again as England wrap up clean sweep over West Indies • England 258-4; West Indies 131• Jones named player of series after top-scoringThe rain that has dogged the men’s World Cup miraculously stayed away from Chelmsford on Thursday long enough to allow England Women to clean sweep West Indies in their O...
2019-06-14 03:34

German government plane 'gremlin' strikes again, delays foreign minister Foreign Minister Heiko Maas ran late for a trip to Bulgaria after a fault was found with an engine on his government plane. The aging fleet that carries top German politicians has faced a litany of problems....
2019-05-21 22:17

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Donald Trump had approved then called off......
2019-06-21 16:00

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
2019-06-22 10:51

Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets -TV Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the GloboNews TV channel reported on Monday....
2019-07-09 01:34

U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 04:17

New trailer for ‘Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution’ is full of Pokémon nostalgia More than twenty years after the release of the first Pokémon movie, the film is being reimagined with an all-new computer-generated release in Japan. The first trailer dropped at the start of this year, and now a second trailer shows more of....
2019-07-05 21:17

'Cocked and Loaded' - Trump calls off Iran strikes with minutes to spare Donald Trump has said the US was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after Iran shot down one of its drones – but called off the strike because too many people would die....
2019-06-21 16:17

Trump approved strikes on Iran before abruptly changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and ships in position to strike — before eventually...
2019-06-21 06:51

Lightning strikes Southwest flight traveling from Baltimore to Puerto Rico Federal aviation officials say a Southwest Airlines passenger flight from Baltimore was struck by lightning during journey to San Juan, Puerto Rico.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

California earthquake: Fears even bigger quake could strike in next three days after largest tremor in 25 years California could be hit by an even bigger earthquake in the next three days after a powerful 6.4 magnitude tremor hit the region - the largest in 25 years....
2019-07-05 22:34

Ridgecrest police chief doesn't find Jimmy Kimmel earthquake jokes funny A Southern California police chief is upset with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for making fun of a children's theater performance during one of two earthquakes that rocked his town last week. ...
2019-07-11 06:51

Man Working on His Jeep Died After the Vehicle Apparently Fell Off Jacks During California Earthquake: Police A Nevada man working on his late-1940s Willys CJ-2A died after the vehicle fell off jacks during an earthquake earlier this month, local police believe. This may be the first reported casualty resulting from one of two major earthquakes that hit the ...
2019-07-11 12:17

Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthi targets in Yemen's Hodeidah: state news The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday it had struck targets around the port city of Hodeidah belonging to the Iran-aligned Houthis, after the Houthis fired a missile at a utility plant in southern Saudi Arabia....
2019-06-21 02:34

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas transportation and distribution assets, the company said in an exchange filing on Monday....
2019-07-09 01:34

Spotify strikes multi-year podcast deal with Barack and Michelle Obama Former U.S President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle on Thursday announced a multi-year partnership with streaming service Spotify to produce a series of exclusive podcasts....
2019-06-06 19:51

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
2019-06-21 08:51

Microsoft strikes deal to expand internet access in rural areas of Midwest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Microsoft Corp. and an Ohio-based provider of telecommunications services announced an agreement Tuesday to extend broadband internet access to underserved rural areas of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois over the next three years. The deal...
2019-07-09 13:51

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza, calling attack response to rocket fire Israeli aircraft attacked a Hamas target in Gaza on Thursday after a Palestinian rocket strike, the Israeli military said, in the first serious cross-border flare-up since a surge in fighting last month....
2019-06-13 13:51

UPDATE 2-U.S. judge strikes Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 01:34

Latest global school climate strikes expected to beat turnout record Organisers say more than 1.4 million young people are set to protest about the climate crisisHundreds of thousands of children and young people are walking out of lessons around the world on Friday as the school strike movement continues to snowball....
2019-05-24 07:51

UPDATE 3-U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
2019-07-09 04:51

Trump strikes "supportive" tone in meeting with British business leaders -sources U.S. President Donald Trump struck a positive, conciliatory tone with top British and U.S. business leaders at a meeting in London on Tuesday, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters, despite tensions between the two countries over China's Huawe...
2019-06-04 17:17

'Sperminator' strikes again: Donor's 50th baby mama is homeless 18-year-old from Harlem The Sperminator strikes again — this time donating his seed to an 18-year-old who lives in an East Harlem shelter. Her daughter, due July 12, will make it number 50 for the serial sperm donor....
2019-06-16 11:00

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League All-Star game, and soon all eight teams in the league will use the system for...
2019-07-11 19:00

Judge strikes down Trump administration's bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration regulation aiming to reduce prescription drugs prices through TV ad disclosures.        ...
2019-07-09 16:51

E3 2019: Microsoft strikes first in video game console battle with Xbox successor in 2020 At the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, Sunday, Microsoft said it has a new video game console system "Project Scarlett" due in holiday 2020.       ...
2019-06-10 06:34

London business leaders condemn union plans for summer strikes on rail and Tube London's business leaders today condemned RMT union leaders threatening to cause a summer of chaos with strikes on South Western Railway and the Tube....
2019-06-17 14:17

Euro hits session high as ECB strikes a dovish tone with revised forward guidance The central bank said interest rates on its marginal lending facility and deposit facility would remain unchanged at 0%, 0.25% and -0.40%, respectively....
2019-06-06 14:17

Strong quake strikes northwest Japan, triggers small tsunami, power cuts A strong and shallow earthquake struck Japan's northwest coast around Niigata prefecture on Tuesday, triggering a small tsunami, shaking buildings and cutting power to around 9,000 buildings....
2019-06-18 20:00

Puerto Rico's oversight board strikes $35 billion restructuring deal with commonwealth's bondholders The agreement, which is on the framework for the plan of adjustment, provide for more than a 60% average haircut for all $35 billion, a 36% haircut on pre-2012 general obligation or "GO" bonds, and a 27% haircut on public authority bonds that carry a...
2019-06-17 06:00

Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border. The post Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border appeared first...
2019-06-15 14:34

Kawhi Leonard strikes perfect balance for Raptors, pulling closer to Warriors rematch The Raptors’ path to the NBA’s grandest stage opened wide Thursday as Kawhi Leonard led Toronto to a 105-99 road win over Milwaukee. The two-time defensive player of the year turned in another masterful performance guarding Giannis Antetokounmpo, but...
2019-05-24 11:51

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Kamala Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke and Cory Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
2019-06-14 16:00

Mamiko Higa takes lead from Jessica Korda as lightning strikes at U.S. Women's Open "That was really scary," said Japan's Mamiko Higa, the leader after the second round. "That was the first time I saw the lightning hit so close."        ...
2019-06-01 05:00

Frank Lampard strikes the right tone at Chelsea unveiling as returning hero looks to play down legendary status Frank Lampard's iconic status at Chelsea will buy him time as the club's new manager but Thursday's unveiling was notable for his unwillingness to use it....
2019-07-04 20:34

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

Pete Hegseth on Trump calling off Iran strikes, bombshell testimony in war crimes trial of Navy SEAL "Fox & Friends Weekend" co-host Pete Hegseth said Friday that President Trump does not want a war with Iran, since he was elected on a platform of avoiding conflicts in the Middle East. ...
2019-06-21 16:34

Earthquake postpones games in Nevada, rattles baseball games in California The NBA Summer League games in Las Vegas were called for the night and baseball fans in California felt the earthquake.       ...
2019-07-06 08:17

'Scared to death': 7.1 earthquake follows 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearful, resilient A California earthquake of a magnitude 7.1 followed the previous day's 6.4, leaving Ridgecrest residents fearing whether another Big One could hit.        ...
2019-07-07 00:51