REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:52

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water

An Instagram-famous couple from the Czech Republic has been blasted for their “disgusting” actions with holy water at an ancient temple in Bali after the offensive spectacle was caught on camera. Thou...

Tourists at ancient temple in Bali blasted for ‘disgusting’ actions with holy water

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Couple Prays In Cleansing Ritual After Instagram Post On Bali Temple A Czech couple slammed for disrespecting a Balinese temple took part in a ritual purification ceremony Thursday, after their antics sparked warnings that boorish tourists may be kicked off the......
2019-08-17, 04:52

Israel unveils ancient road ‘where Jesus walked’ to temple Israel officially opened a stairway, known as "Pilgrim's Road," that Jesus is believed to have walked on in ancient Jerusalem as another place for Judeo-Christian visitors to see in the Holy Land....
2019-07-04, 14:39

Rare Ancient Buddhist Text Discovered In Doomed Temple Super-Complex Near Kabul Archaeologists in Afghanistan have discovered exceptionally rare pieces of an ancient Buddhist manuscript dated to around the seventh century AD at an ancient settlement near Kabul. ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Tourist douses fire in Austrian church with holy water Vienna's famous Dominican Church was saved from possible disaster after a tourist spotted two confessional boxes on fire and doused the flames with holy water....
2019-06-19, 20:00

Catholic priest to drop holy water from helicopter 'to exorcise demons from city' DEMONS lurking in the Colombian city of Buenaventura beware as a catholic priest is all set to rid it of evil by dropping holy water on it in a mass exorcism....
2019-07-13, 01:52

Ancient Peruvian engineering could help solve modern water shortages Enlarge / Diversion canals channel water into earth-bottomed infiltration canals like this one, where water can begin to soak into the ground on its way to a pond or basin. (credit: Musuq Briceño, CONDESAN, 2012.) Rain seldom falls on the desert lowlands of coastal Peru, so people in the area have...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
2019-07-18, 23:13

Breakthrough Discovery of DNA in Ancient Water Burials Clearly Identifies Sámi People During the Iron Age, around 300 AD, something extraordinary was initiated in Levänluhta area in Isokyrö, SW Finland. The deceased were buried in a lake, and this ritual was continued for at least 400 years.  ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Kim Kardashian and Scott Disick Took Shots of What in Bali?! Shots! Shots! Shots! Kim Kardashian and Scott Disick are getting their health and wellness on in this bonus clip from last season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The video shows the......
2019-08-13, 16:00

1 Dead As 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Indonesia's Bali 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....
2019-07-16, 08:52

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, 15:00

Volcano on Bali erupts, briefly disrupting flights JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Bali’s airport has returned to normal operations after some flights were canceled on Friday night following an eruption of the Mount Agung volcano that spread ash over the south of the Indonesian island. The national disaster agency said the eruption lasted 4 minutes ...
2019-05-25, 12:39

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, 11:00

2 Australian Clubbers, Busted In Bali Over Cocaine, Paraded Before Media Two Australian clubbers arrested in Bali for cocaine possession were paraded in front of local media Tuesday as they faced a possible 12-year jail term, police said....
2019-07-23, 10:52

Undersea earthquake strikes Indonesian tourist island Bali 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, 09:52

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings....
2019-07-16, 07:52

‘Heavily drunk’ Australian arrested in Bali after kicking local man off scooter A drunk Australian lunatic on a violent rampage in Bali has been arrested after footage of him fly-kicking a local man off his scooter went viral online. Video of the bizarre attack in the early hours of Saturday morning captured the man running into oncoming traffic in the popular tourist town of K...
2019-08-13, 00:26

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam has come into effect as of July 2, after a six-month transition period that ended last month. The Indonesian government has ambitious goals for the poli...
2019-07-03, 00:26

| Trump blasted as pressure mounts for gun controls Pressure built on the US Congress to pass tough gun control legislation Thursday as the mother of the man arrested for the slaughter of 22 people in El Paso, Texas said she had called police out of concern he had a military-style weapon....
2019-08-09, 08:00

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
2019-05-23, 01:13

KLM blasted for sharing tweet about fatalities based on seats The Dutch airline KLM took a social media beating this week after its India team shared a tweet about the seats where passengers are most likely to die, according to a new report. The tweet in question, posted by @KLMIndia along with the hashtags #TuesdayTrivia, #Aircraft and #Facts, has since been ...
2019-07-18, 19:00

Lesbian couple attacked on bus gets blasted on social media ‘for being gay’ Social media users are adding insult to injury to the lesbian couple who suffered a chilling attack on a London bus last week. The assault, which left an American woman with a broken jaw after she refused to kiss her partner at the urging of a group of hooligans, has spawned a litany of homophobic.....
2019-06-08, 20:39

WCWS roundup: Minnesota blasted by UCLA in debut Second-seeded UCLA wasted little time welcoming Minnesota to the Women's College World Series on Thursday, as Bubba Nickles hit a leadoff home run and the Bruins used a four-run sixth inning to win 7-2 in the opener for both teams in the double-elimination tournament in Oklahoma City....
2019-05-31, 01:52

Air Canada blasted for asking 12-year-old girl to remove hijab Air Canada is under fire after one of their employees allegedly forced a 12-year-old girl to remove her hijab before getting on her flight in San Francisco. Fatima Abdelrahman, a player on the US Squash team, said she was flying to Toronto Aug. 1 for a competition — and had already passed through se...
2019-08-09, 06:52

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
2019-05-22, 03:39

Fort Lauderdale restores much of its water service, urges people to boil water Fort Lauderdale officials said much of its water service had been temporary restored Thursday following a water main break, but urged residents to boil water until further notice. ...
2019-07-19, 01:39

A city without water: Fort Lauderdale works to restore water service for 220,000 people Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas were bracing to lose running water Thursday after a construction crew damaged a major water main.        ...
2019-07-19, 04:39

Samsung’s in hot water for allegedly misleading customers about water-resistant Galaxy phones The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking Samsung to court in the country, alleging that the Korean company has been lying to Australian consumers for years about the water-resistant capabilities of several Galaxy phones. The ACCC says that Samsung presented hundreds of adv...
2019-07-04, 15:52

Influencer’s ‘surprise’ engagement blasted as fake over leaked sponsors request There’s nothing more romantic than brand sponsorship. An Instagram influencer’s elaborate “surprise” engagement was recently shopped around to companies, which were asked to back the couple’s special moment with sponsorships. “We’re pleased to offer your brand the opportunity to al...
2019-06-21, 08:00

Billionaire boss of Equinox, SoulCycle blasted for hosting Trump fundraiser The billionaire behind Equinox and SoulCycle — playgrounds for New York’s liberal elite — is a major President Trump supporter who is throwing him a Hamptons fundraiser this Friday. News of Stephen Ross’ pro-Trump leanings led to a furious reaction Wednesday from left-leaning lover...
2019-08-08, 00:52

FTC's settlement with Google over YouTube kids privacy violations blasted by critics The Federal Trade Commission's reported settlement with Google over YouTube childrens privacy violations was been blasted by tech critics as not going far enough to rein in the search giant....
2019-07-22, 19:13

Boil water advisory issued for Lake Louise after water main break over weekend The Lake Louise Fire Department told people to boil water for a minimum of two minutes before drinking, brushing teeth, washing fruits and vegetables, and doing dishes....
2019-08-20, 13:39

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without....
2019-07-23, 07:26

Your Phone Is Disgusting. Oh Please, Won’t You Clean It? A fact of my very clean life that often surprises people is that I’m not a germaphobe. I just don’t get super freaked out at the idea or the reality of touching gross things! One place, however, where this is not true is with other people’s phones. I absolutely HATE touching them, and I do my best t...
2019-06-05, 01:39

Ew, your laptop is disgusting — here’s how to clean it Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. You wouldn’t go weeks without washing your bedding, continuously use the same coffee mug, or wear the same socks every day — or maybe you would, but you’re missin...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Fears and Frustrations as Newark, NJ, Hands Out Bottled Water Amid a Lead-Contaminated Water Crisis of Its Own Inspiring comparisons to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., New Jersey’s biggest (and predominantly black) city, Newark, is handing out bottled water to its residents amid a worsening contaminated water crisis....
2019-08-15, 04:39

Newark Officials Providing Bottled Water to 15,000 Homes Over Lead Contamination Concerns. Here’s What You Need to Know About the City’s Water Crisis It’s now the fifth straight day that residents in around 15,000 Newark, N.J. homes are being given bottled water for drinking and cooking, as city authorities and federal officials grapple with high levels of lead in their water supply. A federal judge is now determining whether or not the cit...
2019-08-17, 01:39

E.coli found in Long Beach water supply, boil-water order issued by Nassau County Nassau County officials have issued a boil-water order for residents in Long Beach after discovering E.coli in the local water supply. “The City of Long Beach Water System, in consultation with the Nassau County Department of Health, is investigating the source of the contamination,” off...
2019-06-22, 02:13

Thames Water: No water supply for 100,000 properties and schools closed across Hampton, Twickenham and West London due to burst pipes At least 100,000 properties in south and west London have been left with no running water or a limited supply after a major water pipe burst in Hampton....
2019-06-12, 20:39

Stash These Things In Your Gym Bag For a Less Disgusting Workout It is good to work out! It is also gross. The gym, or the yoga studio, or that weird basement where you go to ride bikes to nowhere; they are all filthy, and smelly, and just really vile places. Also your gear! It, too, is nasty. Which is why you might want to consider stashing some or all of these ...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
2019-08-17, 00:52

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
2019-06-03, 10:26

Nigel Farage blasted by rivals as they face thrashing from Brexit Party at European elections Desperate Tory and Labour chiefs attacked Nigel Farage in a last-ditch bid to stop him trouncing them at the euro elections, as the nation goes to the polls tomorrow....
2019-05-23, 11:52

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
2019-05-27, 04:13

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated human toe. The strange elixir went viral this week ...
2019-06-15, 00:26

Kick It Out: Abraham abuse 'predictable but disgusting' "Kick It Out have released a statement condemning the racist abuse suffered by Tammy Abraham following his penalty miss in Chelsea\u0027s loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup."...
2019-08-16, 14:52

| Trump blasted over 'racism' | Iran nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today EXPLAINER: Democrats blast Trump over 'racist' attack | Britain, France and Germany issue a joint statement over fears the Iran nuclear deal could collapse; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-07-15, 08:00

Medal of Honor recipient on Trump being blasted for July 4 celebration: Honoring veterans is worth the cost A Medal of Honor recipient responded Wednesday to the persistent criticism of President Trump for his planned Fourth of July celebration in Washington, D.C. ...
2019-07-03, 17:52

Trump says impeachment is 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome....
2019-05-30, 20:00

Jay-Z's deal with NFL branded 'disgusting' by Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend Deal between league and rapper’s company Roc Nation has drawn criticism that it goes against Kaepernick’s calls for social justiceThe National Football League (NFL) was probably hoping they had solved their Colin Kaepernick problem. The sporting behemoth announced this week they were entering into a...
2019-08-16, 17:39

Writer Jia Tolentino on Her Obsession with 'Disgusting' Jean Shorts The author and New Yorker staff writer, whose new book of essays ‘Trick Mirror’ is out this week, describes her lifelong affinity for beat-up denim cutoffs....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Donald Trump Says Impeachment Is "Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word" US President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected 'disgusting' talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe, saying he did......
2019-05-31, 00:13

Nxivm leader’s lawyer says ‘disgusting lifestyles’ aren’t criminal The lawyer for accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere acknowledged on Tuesday the mountain of “repulsive, disgusting and offensive” evidence against his client — but said none of it was tantamount to criminal activity. “We don’t convict people in this country for being repulsi...
2019-06-18, 20:13

Hundreds of Migrants Living in Disgusting, Overcrowded Texas Facility Hundreds of migrants were found stationed at an overcrowded, unsanitary Border Patrol processing facility in El Paso earlier this month, according to a unreleased report from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General obtained by CNN....
2019-06-01, 01:39

This Is the Holy Grail of Weighted Blankets We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-08-16, 18:52

Holy shit, look at this giant shark Sharks don’t have to be big to be scary, but it doesn’t hurt. Jaws, best known for being the main character of Jaws, freaked people out because it was both mad for human blood and extremely big. Baby Shark, the youngest member of the family from that kid’s song, is not frightening because it is, as ...
2019-08-02, 21:39

The wild, outrageous and downright disgusting secrets of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Joey Chestnut, the No. 1 competitive eater in the world, still isn’t exactly sure how he broke his own record last summer — eating 74 hot dogs (and buns) in just 10 minutes at the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest. “I just found a rhythm,” Chestnut, 35, told The Post. (His previous recor...
2019-06-29, 20:13

Snooki Shares the ''Disgusting'' and ''Awesome'' Details of Giving Birth to Her Third Child "My whole entire yoga pants were soaked when I got to the hospital." Snooki is sharing the good, the bad and the ugly side of giving birth. The Jersey Shore star and her......
2019-06-07, 03:39

Tom Homan blasts 'disgusting' NYT op-ed that calls for public shaming of border agents Former ICE Director Tom Homan called out a "disgusting" New York Times op-ed that called for the public shaming of Border Patrol agents, telling "Fox & Friends" Monday that he encountered the same tactic. ...
2019-07-01, 18:52

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-05-23, 20:52

CHEAP: Ugh, $80 for this Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth speaker is a DISGUSTING deal Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Maybe it’s the impact technology has had on my brain, but I really can’t bear to be without music these days. Whether I’m working on my laptop (hello ambient playlists), walking around town (god bless you headpho...
2019-08-19, 16:13

Cosmetic surgery billboard faces backlash over ‘disgusting’ body shaming A Philadelphia billboard featuring a scantily clad woman with the phrase "Keep our beaches beautiful" has sparked outcry this week for what some see as body shaming....
2019-07-18, 17:26

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by international shippers could be subject to U.S. sanctions....
2019-06-07, 06:52

Dem Rep. Josh Gottheimer calls fake resignation letter 'disgusting smear campaign' Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) said Monday he was targeted by a political smear campaign in which an unknown individual distributed a fake resignation letter to local officials and the press. U.S. Capitol Police are investigating the highly unusual attack, his office confirmed. The letters, which wer...
2019-07-31, 20:26

Democrat's shocking claim that deaths of migrant children were 'intentional' was disgusting: Tom Homan Former ICE acting director Tom Homan slammed Democratic Rep. Lauren Underwood for her “disgusting’ statement that the deaths of children in custody at the border was an “intentional” policy decision....
2019-05-24, 16:39

Disgusting Privilege: Cap’n Crunch Was Only Forgiven For The ‘Oops! All Berries’ Debacle Because He’s A Straight White Man We’ve gone long enough as a society letting privileged people off the hook for their bullshit, and it’s time to get real: Cap’n Crunch was only forgiven for the “Oops! All Berries” debacle because he’s a straight white man. Period....
2019-05-21, 14:38

President Trump Condemned Baltimore as ‘Disgusting.’ His Administration’s Policies Aren’t Exactly Helping President Donald Trump slammed Baltimore as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” over the weekend in a series of racist tweets and suggested that he could fix the problems if only Democrats gave him a chance. “I am in a very beautiful oval shaped office waiting for your cal...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Jerusalem: Clashes at holy site leave several injured Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police at one of the holiest sites for both Muslims and Jews. The violence took place on a day important to believers in both religions....
2019-08-11, 16:13

Holy Moly, Marwin González Can Sure Throw A Baseball In the bottom of the fifth inning of Tuesday night’s game between the Twins and the Athletics, golden-armed A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano scalded a one-out liner up the line in left. Mark Canha, who’d walked one batter earlier, hoofed it around the bases in an attempt to score from first on the doub...
2019-07-03, 19:39

KawhiWatch: Holy Shit, Kawhi Leonard Is Going To The Clippers Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard is heading to the Los Angeles Clippers, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting, and he’ll be joined by MVP finalist Paul George. The news ends weeks of speculation about which team might woo the two-time Finals MVP, coming off an amazing postseason, away from re...
2019-07-06, 16:13

Hawaiians protest giant telescope on holy mountain Protesters have demanded that state authorities scrap plans to build a billion-dollar telescope on "sacred space." But Hawaii's governor has refused and instead expanded powers for police to "ensure public safety."...
2019-07-18, 21:00

Why Is This Temple Important to India’s Election? Our reporter Jeffrey Gettleman traveled to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to try to win another five-year term....
2019-05-22, 17:52

Hindu Priest Attacked Near Temple In US A Hindu priest was attacked by a 52-year-old man while he was walking down the street in his religious garb near a temple in Floral Park, New York, according to a US media report....
2019-07-21, 08:52

Rahal: Bourdais actions before Indy 500 crash "not necessary" Graham Rahal says IndyCar rival Sebastien Bourdais' driving was dangerous ahead of their Indianapolis 500 collision that led to a multi-car accident and a red flag...
2019-05-27, 17:26

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptable be......
2019-06-06, 17:52

GM's Q2 net rises 1.6% on pickups, cost-saving actions General Motors' second-quarter earnings in North America rose to $3 billion, for a 10.7 percent margin, while worldwide margins, revenue and adjusted earnings fell....
2019-08-01, 15:13

Google’s AI learns how actions in videos are connected A Google team proposes a technique that taps "correspondences" between similar actions to learn representations well-suited for temporal understanding.Read More...
2019-08-09, 05:13

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such "unacceptable" behavior....
2019-07-21, 22:52

U.S. actions against Huawei could delay global 5G rollout Sure, putting Huawei on the Commerce Department's Entity List is designed to punish Huawei (some would point out that it also hurts U.S. companies like Google, Qualcomm, Intel, Synopsys and Cadence Design Systems), but it also has an effect on the global rollout of 5G. Let's first take a step back. ...
2019-06-10, 06:00

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)        ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Nikki Haley slams 'disgusting' silence from Dems after Mexican flag raised at ICE facility Former United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemned prominent Democrats for staying mum, after protesters demonstrating outside a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility last week pulled down the star-spangled banner and flew the flag of Mexico in its place....
2019-07-15, 01:26

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Michael Avenatti labels Alyssa Milano a 'disgusting hypocrite' after tweet about his November arrest Attorney Michael Avenatti blasted actress Alyssa Milano on Twitter Monday afternoon in response to a tweet she issued about his arrest for domestic violence last year....
2019-06-17, 23:13

Trump calls Baltimore a 'disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess' in attack on Rep. Elijah Cummings Cummings, responding to Trump, said he has a "constitutional duty to conduct oversight of the executive brand" and has a "moral duty to fight for my constituents."...
2019-07-31, 17:39

President Locker-Room Talk Thinks Impeachment Is a 'Dirty, Filthy, Disgusting Word' President “Grab ‘em by the pussy” does find at least one word to be “dirty” and “filthy”—and no, it’s not “Russianprostituteurine.” It’s “impeachment.”...
2019-05-30, 20:52

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site as Israel marks 1967 war win JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say security forces have clashed with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinians hurled stones and chairs at forces Sunday, an Israeli holiday celebrating the capture of the Old City during the ...
2019-06-02, 12:52

It Must Be Heaven review – Palestine's holy fool lives the dream The latest satire-fable from Elia Suleiman is as droll as ever, but while there’s a kernel of seriousness here it too often lapses into elusive mannerismThe Palestinian film-maker Elia Suleiman, dishevelled yet dapper at all times and never without his hat, saunters across continents in this new mov...
2019-05-25, 01:39

Palestinians and Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site Israeli police fired sound grenades to disperse Palestinians during confrontations on Sunday outside Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque where tens of thousands of Muslim worshippers gathered for the Eid al-Adha holiday, witnesses said....
2019-08-11, 18:13

Holy Toledo, Batman! Actors who have played the Caped Crusader Ben Affleck has vacated the role of Bruce Wayne in "The Batman," making way for a new Caped Crusader. Who else has worn the cowl?        ...
2019-06-24, 01:52

Gloria Gaynor: ‘The Holy Spirit grabbed me by the collar in 1985’ The singer, 69, on hating parties, being saved by God, and why I Will Survive survivesThere was always music in my childhood home, but only my brothers sang in public. Being a girl, I wasn’t invited. Then one day, aged 13, I was singing to myself in the hallway of our building. A neighbour came down...
2019-07-06, 17:26

Eid al-Fitr is coming. Here's what you should know about one of the biggest Islamic holy days Millions of Muslims across the globe will celebrate one of their biggest religious festivals, Eid al-Fitr, starting this Tuesday.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:00

Archaeologists find mosque from when Islam arrived in holy land Archaeologists in Israel have discovered the remains of one of the world's oldest rural mosques, built around the time Islam arrived in the holy land, they said on Thursday....
2019-07-18, 16:52

Churches strike deal to restore Jerusalem holy site JERUSALEM (AP) — The three churches in charge of Jerusalem’s holiest Christian site say they have reached an agreement to begin a multi-million dollar renovation of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Leaders of the Greek Orthodox, Catholic and Armenian churches issued a statement Monday announc...
2019-05-27, 19:39

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in the world. ...
2019-07-24, 06:26

Temple of Nemesis Found Under A Greek Theater. And Here is Why The Greek goddess Nemesis dealt out retribution against people who were arrogant before the gods, had received undeserved good fortune, or who had committed certain evil deeds. That’s why the discovery of a first century temple of Nemesis in Mytilene under a contemporary theater may seem a bit of a ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

The True Age of the Osirion at Abydos, an Antediluvian Temple By 5400 BC Abydos in Egypt was a thriving city, and 2,000 years later pre-dynastic pharaohs were still building shrines, temples and mortuaries at the site.  ...
2019-08-05, 16:39

Nipsey Hussle: Los Angeles community outraged at 'disgusting' police investigation into late rapper's business City quietly targets late entrepreneur with criminal case, and South LA residents say police are ‘attacking his legacy’Residents of South Los Angeles responded furiously to revelations that law enforcement was conducting a criminal investigation into the late rapper Nipsey Hussle’s businesses, sayin...
2019-07-17, 13:00

Trump blasts Mueller as 'highly conflicted,' calls impeachment a 'dirty, filthy, disgusting word' President Trump blasted Robert Mueller as “highly conflicted” on Thursday, claiming that the special counsel "would have brought charges" against him in the Russia investigation if he had "anything" but that "there were no charges to bring."...
2019-05-30, 17:13

Modi praises India's actions in Kashmir on independence day Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government's decision to revoke the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir state, saying he was proud that "'one nation, one constitution' has become a reality."...
2019-08-16, 12:52

The Latest: Warnings about Trump actions on Russia probe WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats says the nation’s spy agencies will provide the Justice Department all appropriate information for its review of intelligence activities related...
2019-05-25, 12:39

LAPD investigates officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man authorities say attacked him inside a Southern California Costco Wholesale warehouse store. Authorities did not respond S...
2019-06-17, 08:00

U.S., Russia accuse each other of unsafe actions after near-collision of warships The U.S. 7th Fleet said the Russian destroyer put the safety of the USS Chancellorsville and its crew at risk, forcing it to reverse all engines at full throttle....
2019-06-07, 19:00

Lights for Liberty protests around the country against ICE migrant actions Lights for Liberty vigils are being held on Friday night encouraging the end of human detention camps for migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border.        ...
2019-07-13, 04:00

Holy Cross order releases list of accused abusive priests SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Roman Catholic religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has identified 14 priests and one seminarian who it says were credibly accused of sexually abusing minors across the country since the 1940s. The South Bend, Indiana-based Congregation of Holy Cross ...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Former MLB MVP Josh Hamilton: Holy Spirit talked to me before World Series homer The former Texas Rangers star says the Holy Spirit told him that he would hit a go-ahead home run in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series.       ...
2019-08-17, 00:26

Holy hell, Glenn Danzig might've just made The Room of horror anthologies God bless Glenn Danzig. He’s always been fully committed to his own idea of art, whether that’s been the full-steam-ahead punk rock of Misfits, the heavy metal of Danzig, or the extremity of his comic book company Verotik, a portmanteau of “violence” and “erotic.” But all of that has clearly been a ...
2019-06-14, 08:26

"Define Holy Cow": Punjab Minister To Centre On Stray Cattle Problem Amid rising instances of stray cattle damaging crops and descending on roads across the country, a Punjab Minister today declared that the issue cannot be addressed without the Union Government......
2019-07-18, 21:13

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all sides....
2019-06-20, 13:52

Holy mayo! Heinz's new condiment Mayochup includes a bad word Heinz's Mayochup means something very different in a dialect of Cree spoken in Canada. It's not the first company to make a global branding boo-boo.        ...
2019-06-04, 14:26

Holy hell, Bryan Fuller is still out here talking about bringing back Hannibal Once upon a time, dear readers, there was a TV show called Hannibal. It was about two handsome men staring at each other in meaningful ways—in the hopes that one of them would finally give in to their wildest passions and murder the other—and it was one of the weirdest, most beautiful shows ever to ...
2019-05-31, 05:13

NASA Put Wheels on Its Mars 2020 Rover and Holy Crap This Is Actually Happening It’s amazing what a set of wheels can do. What was once a vague chunk of metal, wires, and circuit boards is now finally starting to look like an actual rover. Read more......
2019-06-21, 19:26

The best new candies from sugar’s holy land, the 2019 Sweets And Snacks Expo No one under 16 is allowed to enter the Sweets And Snacks Expo, which seems like a cosmic fuck-you to children everywhere. The annual trade show, which serves the candy and snack industries, is a decadent fantasia of salty and sweet treats. Imagine a huge room filled with all the big candy makers an...
2019-05-23, 23:26

Israeli police clash with Muslim worshippers at Jerusalem holy site Violence flares at contested site at time of heightened tensions between Israel and PalestineIsraeli police have clashed with Muslim worshippers at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday.Palestinian medics said at least 14 people has been wounded, one seriously, i...
2019-08-12, 11:26

Muslim Worshippers Clash With Israeli Police at Jerusalem Holy Site (JERUSALEM) — Muslim worshippers and Israeli police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha. Palestinian medics said at least 14 people were wounded, one seriously, in the skirmishes with police at the site, which Muslims refer to...
2019-08-12, 03:13

Westminster Abbey stops Ethiopian priests visiting holy tablet Abbey accused of cultural insensitivity over artefact looted in 1868At the back of an altar in Westminster Abbey is a looted tablet deemed so holy by Ethiopian Christians that only priests from the country’s Orthodox church are able to look at it.But the abbey has been accused of gross cultural inse...
2019-06-01, 21:00

Jordan warns Israel against status quo change to Jerusalem holy site Jordan summoned Israel's ambassador on Sunday in protest over what it called "violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Jewish people....
2019-08-19, 15:13

3,000-Year-Old Phoenician Shell-Dye Factory Linked With The Temple Shards of Phoenician pottery excavated fifty years ago from an archeological dig in Tel Shikmona located south of Haifa, in Israel ...
2019-07-03, 18:13

14 Lakhs In Coins In 2 Weeks, Shirdi Temple Doesn't Know What To Do For the Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra's Shirdi, considered one of the richest temples in the country, an abundance of donations have now become a problem. The temple trust says it receives Rs 14 lakh......
2019-06-17, 19:13

At This 400-Year-Old Temple, A Robot Priest Delivers Sermons A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of the religion -- despite critics comparing the android to......
2019-08-14, 14:13

No Space To Keep Coins, Banks Tell Shirdi Sai Baba Temple The counting of cash collected in donation boxes of the famous Sai Baba temple in Shirdi was on Friday cancelled as bank officials did not turn up citing lack of space to keep coins, Shri Saibaba......
2019-06-14, 15:52

Drought reveals submerged Buddhist temple in Thailand LOPBURI, Thailand – Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged. As the reservoir reaches less than 3 percent of capacity, the remains of Wat Nong Bua Yai, a modern te...
2019-08-06, 23:52

Rather Die Than Prove My Religion Before Entering Temple: Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said that she would rather die than prove her religion and challenged BJP to compare the religious activities undertaken by the Trinamool Congress......
2019-08-14, 05:52

Drought reveals lost temple in Thailand submerged by dam Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged....
2019-08-06, 04:13

Accused Of Stealing From Temple, 8-Year-Old Forced To Sit On Hot Tiles An eight-year-old boy suspected of theft was forced to sit on hot tiles as punishment at Arvi in Maharashtra's Wardha district on Saturday. He has been admitted to a local hospital with burns....
2019-06-17, 15:52

USWNT star Megan Rapinoe rips into 'disgusting' Trump tweets, weighs in on candidates she's interested in for 2020 REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz FIFA Women's World Cup winner and US Women's National Team star Megan Rapinoe called President Donald Trump's tweets criticizing four congresswomen of color "disgusting," in an interview with CNN's Van Jones on Saturday. Rapinoe, who is an outspoken critic of Trump, told Jones...
2019-07-21, 20:26

Latest: LAPD reviewing officer's actions in Costco shooting The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police say an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco store won't have any contact with the public during a criminal inv...
2019-06-17, 23:13

Latest: LAPD reviewing officer’s actions in Costco shooting LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a Costco Wholesale warehouse store in Southern California (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Monday Los Angeles police say an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco store won’t have any contact with the pub...
2019-06-18, 00:13

Acting CBP Commissioner: Some critics either misinformed or lying about agency, actions U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and the agency writ large are being wrongfully criticized and attacked by misinformed or intentionally misguided people, according to Mark Morgan....
2019-07-16, 07:13

China says U.S. needs to correct wrong actions to continue trade talks The United States needs to correct its wrong actions if it wants to continue negotiations with China to end a damaging tariff war, China's Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, adding that talks should be based on mutual respect....
2019-05-23, 10:39

China says U.S. needs to fix 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" in order for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered technology shares....
2019-05-23, 16:39

Huawei protests FCC actions to block it in the U.S. on national security grounds Huawei released an ex parte memo today outlining its position against the Federal Communications Commissions national security related ban of its equipment....
2019-06-13, 00:13

‘This is white nationalism’: Biden and Buttigieg condemn Trump’s actions Democratic 2020 candidates accused president of ‘coddling white nationalism’ following El Paso at a fundraiser dinner in IowaMore top Democrats, including 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, have accused Donald Trump of being a white nationalist as part of a growing chorus of condemnation following the mass...
2019-08-10, 17:00

FDA Enforcement Actions Have Dropped Dramatically Under Trump, Investigation Finds The Food and Drug Administration has been less aggressive about going after companies that could be endangering the public’s health since President Trump took office, according to a new investigative report out Tuesday. The report reveals that the agency has drastically slowed down its use of warnin...
2019-07-03, 02:26

BRICS Urges Nations To Prevent Terrorist Actions From Their Territories India along with other BRICS nations on Friday called on all states to prevent financing of terrorist networks and of terrorist actions from their territories, as they pledged to combat terrorism and......
2019-06-28, 15:13

German aid group defends actions of migrant rescue captain German humanitarian group Sea-Watch says the captain of its rescue ship detained in Italy acted in accordance with international law when she forced her way into port in Lampedusa with 40 migrants on board...
2019-07-02, 14:00

China Condemns "Terrorist-Like Actions" Of Hong Kong Protesters China reacted furiously Wednesday to "terrorist-like" attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters during a second day of mass disruptions at Hong Kong's airport that turned violent....
2019-08-14, 14:13

Mazda's 'Holy Grail' Engine Won't Be Very Powerful But Hot Damn the Fuel Mileage Is Good Mazda’s new Skyactiv-X engine—which promises better fuel mileage thanks to a new type of gasoline combustion—is finally almost here. Mazda confirmed power and fuel mileage numbers today and said that deliveries of new Mazda 3s with the 2.0 liter four-cylinder would start in the fall in Europe. Deliv...
2019-06-05, 23:13

Riots outside Jerusalem holy site injure several people including police, reports say Islamic Jihad and the militant group Hamas threatened increased violence on Sunday after a day of riots at a major Jerusalem holy site left at least four Israeli police officers and several Muslims and Jewish people injured, according to reports....
2019-08-12, 04:26

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Alexa Conversations may be Amazon’s most intri...
2019-06-15, 19:13

Hajj 2019: 1.8 million Muslims flock to Mecca to take part in holy pilgrimage Over 1.8 million Muslims have flocked to Saudi Arabia to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage, with stunning pictures showing huge crowds at Mecca's Grand Mosque....
2019-08-08, 17:26

Important Dates, Significance Of Holy Month Sawan Devoted To Lord Shiva Sawan Date 2019: Today on July 17 marks the beginning of the month of Sawan after the conclusion Guru Purnima and Lunar Eclipse. Lord Shiva is worshiped throughout the month of Sawan. It is believed......
2019-07-17, 11:13

How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-21, 23:26

Popular Tucson restaurant, temple forced to close after fire TUCSON — Sharon Cooksey’s husband noticed a car was on fire Tuesday night, just feet away from where their restaurant and spiritual temple, Govinda’s has stood in midtown since 1992. “People were in the restaurant, it was a crowded evening,” Cooksey said. “People ...
2019-07-06, 07:52

David Chipperfield's Berlin temple: 'Like ascending to the realm of the gods' James Simon Gallery, BerlinTwenty years in the making, this dazzling synthesis of the classical and modern takes Museum Island to new heightsFriedrich Wilhelm IV described his vision for Berlin’s Museum Island as a “cultural acropolis”; a sacred sanctuary for the arts and sciences that would cement ...
2019-07-08, 09:13

Man Who Claims To Be Mughal Descendant Offers Gold Brick For Ram Temple Prince Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be a descendant of last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, has offered to donate a gold brick to build the Ram temple at Ayodhya....
2019-08-19, 08:52

400-year-old Japanese temple puts faith in robot priest A 400-year-old temple in Japan is attempting to hot-wire interest in Buddhism with a robotic priest it believes will change the face of religion.       ...
2019-08-14, 22:26

For VIP Temple Visit By Kamal Nath's Relatives, 6-Car Convoy, Ambulance At least six cars, including an ambulance and three police escorts, were seen tearing through Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain on Tuesday - all for a temple visit by relatives of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The......
2019-06-06, 12:13

Jagannath Yatra 2019: Know About Puri Temple's History And Significance The world-famous Jagannath Yatra is taking place today in Odisha's Puri and Gujarat's Ahmedabad. In the Jagannath Rath Yatra, three chariots for the deities - Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi......
2019-07-04, 09:52

Drought Reveals Lost Temple In Thailand Submerged By Dam 20 Years Ago Thousands are flocking to see a Buddhist temple in central Thailand exposed after drought drove water levels to record lows in a dam reservoir where it had been submerged....
2019-08-06, 04:39

Scot Peterson Is Released on Bond. Here’s How He’s Explained His Actions During the Parkland Shooting. He has denied being scared or a coward. He replays the day over and over in his mind, he has said, wishing he knew then what he knows now. “I’m never going to get over this.”...
2019-06-07, 03:39

Saudi Arabia says decisive Arab stand needed against Iranian actions Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that a decisive stand was needed to stop Iranian escalations in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
2019-05-31, 04:52

China says violent actions in Hong Kong an 'undisguised challenge': state TV China regarded the violent actions of some protesters in Hong Kong as an "undisguised challenge" to the one country, two systems formula under which the city is ruled, state television reported on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 07:39

Troubled British financier Burford Capital behind Australian class actions Lawyer running cases against RCR Tomlinson and AMP says he isn’t worried A British litigation funding group that has been hammered by short-sellers is the financial backer of two shareholder class actions in Australia.But the lawyer running the class actions, Quinn Emanuel partner Damian Scattini, s...
2019-08-09, 14:52

After El Paso shooting, Mexico to take legal actions to protect Mexicans in U.S. -official Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that Mexico will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States, following a shooting in El Paso, Texas, that left 20 dead, including three Mexicans....
2019-08-04, 19:52

Hundreds gather at Phoenix council meeting in response to police actions Another demonstration against Phoenix police was held at the Phoenix City Council meeting Wednesday in response to a viral video.        ...
2019-06-20, 09:52

Pakistan's Imran Khan likens India's actions in Kashmir to Nazism Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international community that inaction would be similar to appeasing Hitler....
2019-08-12, 07:13

India's Re-Elected Ruling Party Sticks to Gradual Actions on Economy Despite a strong victory, India’s ruling party is planning gradual changes to the economy rather than forcing through the larger overhaul that many economists and executives say would put India on a high-growth trajectory....
2019-05-30, 17:39

China calls out U.S. 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains China said the United States needs to correct its "wrong actions" for trade talks to continue after it blacklisted Huawei, a blow that has rippled through global supply chains and battered tech shares as investors fear a technology cold war....
2019-05-23, 15:13

Joe Biden’s Senate records could answer questions about his past actions — but they’re being kept secret The former vice president’s records were expected to be released this year but have been kept under wraps due to new terms announced just before his presidential campaign began....
2019-07-12, 09:39

Kane Williamson, Akila Dananjaya Reported For Suspect Bowling Actions The match officials' report at the end of the first Test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand had expressed concerns about the bowling actions of both players....
2019-08-20, 10:39

In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted by Iraq for years in the holy city of Kerbala, complete with an opening ceremony of music and dance....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Holy cow! Video shows longhorn on the loose charging into downtown Colorado Springs bank A longhorn on the loose in Colorado Springs, Colorado, sent people scrambling to get away after the cow escaped a nearby cattle drive and charged into a bank. Video taken by a bystander shows the cow running down the sidewalk and into a bank at Plaza of the Rockies on Friday, according to NBC affili...
2019-08-03, 20:52

Ultra-nationalist Jews' visit stokes Palestinian anger at Jerusalem holy site Hundreds of ultra-nationalist Jews guarded by riot police streamed their way into the Jerusalem compound revered both in Judaism and Islam on Sunday, resulting in violence between police and outraged Muslim worshippers....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Marvel Announces Blade Reboot With Mahershala Ali. Black Twitter Catches the Holy Ghost Marvel rocked the annual gathering of people who read cartoon books and dress up in capes on Saturday, revealing that Mahershala Ali will star in the reboot of the greatest black superhero movie since Meteor Man when the Oscar-winning actor assumes the role of the iconic vampire daywalker in Blade....
2019-07-21, 20:00

Delhi Government Not Involved In Ravidas Temple Razing: Arvind Kejriwal Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said his government is upset over the demolition of a temple of saint Ravidas and that it has no involvement in the razing...
2019-08-14, 22:26

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
2019-06-06, 06:39

Jerusalem Day marches prompt clashes as Jews enter Temple Mount Tens of thousands of Israelis marched through Jerusalem's Old City in celebration of Jerusalem Day on Sunday, prompting clashes and other tensions as they walked through Palestinian areas....
2019-06-03, 00:13

1,000-Year-Old Temple in Pakistan Reopens After Seven Decades Delighting Minority Hindus This magnificent ancient Hindu temple in Sialkot, in Pakistan’s Punjab province, was built by Sardar Teja Singh and has been closed for worship for 72 years ...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Let Hindus build their temple at razed mosque site, some Indian Muslims say A thumping election win for India's Hindu nationalist party on Thursday has instilled a sense of resignation among Muslims, some of whom are now willing to concede the demand for a Hindu temple at the site of a razed mosque....
2019-05-23, 20:00

Local Historians To Rebuild A 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic Temple A group of local history enthusiasts in Britain have announced an amazing project. They have secured permission to rebuild a 2000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple. ...
2019-08-17, 03:13

The Dispatch: How a Controversy Over Women Entering This Temple Is Shaping India’s Election Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Archaeologists Believe 3200-Year-Old Hittite Temple Was a Functioning Lunisolar Calendar Yazılıkaya is a 3,200-year-old building that was known to have been central in religious ceremonies in the capital city of the ancient Hittite Empire, but according to a new scientific theory, it might have served as a working calendar and a sacred clock. ...
2019-07-03, 23:26

Israel censures Chilean president for visiting Temple Mount with Palestinians Israel's foreign ministry censured Chilean President Sebastian Pinera for his visit to Jerusalem's Old City and the Temple Mount, saying it violates sovereignty and diplomatic procedures....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Temple memorial set ablaze to honor Parkland school shooting victims Some 8,000 people gathered before a plywood temple memorial and watched it burn in a gesture of symbolic healing following last year's Florida school shooting....
2019-05-21, 15:00

In Ayodhya Hearing, Top Court Told About Existence Of 12th Century Temple Terming archaeological evidence as "credible" and "scientific", the counsel for deity "Ram Lalla" told the Supreme Court Tuesday that it referred to the existence of a "Vishnu Hari" temple in middle......
2019-08-21, 02:26

Ram Temple Existed In Ayodhya Before Babri Mosque, Supreme Court Told The counsel for the Ram Lalla Virajman, a party in the Ayodhya land dispute, claimed in the Supreme Court on Friday that a "massive" temple of Lord Ram dating back to the second century BC existed at......
2019-08-17, 05:26

Under Modi, Hindus Find Hope for a Temple on Disputed Speck of Land Hindus and Muslims have long sparred over a few barren acres in the city of Ayodhya. But since Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commanding election win, Hindus feel a new optimism....
2019-07-01, 09:13

Gujarat Minister Said "Can't Stop Aarti" At Temple Amid Cyclone Alert Cyclone Vayu, which had intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" was expected to make landfall today morning but it changed course overnight and is moving further into the sea...
2019-06-13, 09:52

PM Modi Visits Kerala's Guruvayoor Temple Ahead Of His Visit To Maldives Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a brief stop in Kerala today, on his way to the Maldives, which is his first international visit since becoming prime minister for his second term. PM Modi, who......
2019-06-08, 06:39

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal President Trump announced an agreement just before punishing tariffs went into effect, but it was unclear whether he saw it as truly new concessions or a face-saving way to defuse his tariff threat....
2019-06-08, 22:52

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 other countries formally condemned Beijing for the mass detention of ethnic and religious minorities in the country's Xinjiang region....
2019-07-15, 22:26

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with the U.S. guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville in international waters in the Philippine Sea....
2019-06-07, 22:26

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very concerned that the US may have a white supremacist problem. On Sunday, as the country reeled from two mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, she ...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Twitter and Facebook take first actions against China for using fake accounts to sow discord in Hong Kong The social media giants said they were taking action against what Twitter called a "significant state-backed information operation" related to the protests....
2019-08-20, 06:13

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over their inaction on the border crisis and claimed that Mexico is doing more about the problems than Congress....
2019-06-11, 19:13

'Firm actions' on supertanker by Gibraltar send clear sanctions message: UK PM May's spokesman Britain welcomed on Thursday the "firm actions" by Gibraltar to detain a supertanker on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria, saying the move sent a clear message that the violation of EU sanctions was unacceptable....
2019-07-04, 13:26

Senior Chinese diplomat urges India and Pakistan to avoid unilateral actions China is gravely concerned about situation in Kashmir, senior diplomat Wang Yi said on Friday, following a meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Foreign Ministry said....
2019-08-10, 01:39

State Department officer resigns: 'I can no longer justify ... my complicity in the actions of this administration' A foreign service officer resigned from the State Department effective Thursday, writing in a blistering op-ed in The Washington Post that he could no longer serve in "The Complacent State," particularly in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting....
2019-08-10, 06:39

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic to this view point, I also believe that policy reporters need to adjust to political reality by spending less time dissecting the nuances of campaign ...
2019-06-21, 20:00

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
2019-07-18, 19:13

Smriti Irani Walks Barefoot To Siddhi Vinayak Temple After Amethi Victory The verdict is out. The BJP stormed its way to victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections and produced an unlikely "giant killer" in Union Minister Smriti Irani who beat Congress chief......
2019-05-28, 14:26

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
2019-07-06, 17:13

Assam Chief Minister Flags Off Annual Mela At Guwahati's Kamakhya Temple Devotees from across the world thronged the famous Kamakhya temple atop the Nilachal hill in Assam's Guwahati to mark the beginning of the annual Ambabuchi Mela - one of the biggest religious......
2019-06-23, 13:26

Israel bracing for Temple Mount visit by Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib Israeli officials are preparing for the possibility that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib — the first Muslim women elected to Congress — may visit the Temple Mount in Jerusalem during a visit to the country, according to reports. Deputy national security adviser Reuven Azar held a “sec...
2019-08-14, 23:52

In India, a Dispute Over Women’s Access to a Hindu Temple Plays in Modi’s Favor Jeffrey Gettleman travels to Kerala to see how Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is using a controversy at one of India’s holiest shrines to win another five-year term....
2019-05-21, 15:26

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
2019-06-06, 20:13

Top Court Waives Tamil Nadu Temple's Bail Condition Over Stampede Case In a relief to the priest arrested following the death of seven pilgrims in a stampede outside a Tamil Nadu temple, the Supreme Court Tuesday waived the condition of paying Rs 70 lakh for grant of......
2019-06-11, 22:13

Temple of Arul Mihu Navasakthi Vinayagar: Colorful Worship in Seychelles Paradise Seychelles is a tropical paradise famous for its beautiful beaches, clear warm waters, and spectacular scenery. The archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean is best known as a holiday destination. While the island nation is not known for its architectural heritage, in recent years their only H...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Hamid Ansari's Wife Plans Temple, Mosque At Madrasa For "Student Safety" Salma Ansari, the wife of former Vice President Hamid Ansari, has decided to construct a temple as well as a mosque on the premises of a madrasa run by her in Aligarh. The move will serve the dual......
2019-07-15, 16:52

Satanic Temple slams Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said its religious beliefs are being violated by a recent Supreme Court ruling upholding an Indiana law that requires aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. The Salem, Mass., based group declared in a statement Tuesday that its members are immune from the law, citing religious lib...
2019-05-30, 10:00

Subaquatic Temple and Countless Treasures Discovered in Egypt's Sunken City of Heracleion Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities has announced that marine archaeologists diving at the ancient submerged city of Heracleion ( ...
2019-07-25, 02:52

Satanic Temple to challenge Supreme Court abortion ruling on fetal remains The Satanic Temple said Tuesday it will challenge a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that upheld an Indiana law that requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains in the name of religious freedom....
2019-05-29, 23:52

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
2019-07-16, 19:26

Brexit news latest: Theresa May's new plan blasted as 'dead on arrival' ahead of vote next month MPs will vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) next month 10-point plan opens the door to a second Brexit referendum Follow the latest developments LIVE here...
2019-05-22, 09:00

Snoop Dogg blasted over Gazza booze post: Rapper criticised for using image of Paul Gascoigne to 'compare effects of alcohol and cannabis abuse' Snoop Dogg has faced a social media backlash after he posted pictures of troubled England football legend Paul Gascoigne to illustrate the negative effects of "alcohol abuse"....
2019-06-27, 19:26

Jordan parliament calls for expelling Israeli envoy, reacting to 'violations' at Jerusalem holy site, report says Jordanian members of parliament reportedly renewed their recommendation on Monday for the kingdom to close the Israeli Embassy in the capital city of Amman, citing what they called Israeli “violations” at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Jewish people....
2019-08-20, 07:52

Satanic Temple to defy law upheld by Supreme Court mandating burial of fetal remains The Satanic Temple said it will challenge a recent Supreme Court ruling requiring the burial or cremation of fetal remains, alleging that it violates the group’s religious liberty....
2019-05-30, 05:00

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s northwest, causing “significant civilian causalities” and hundreds of thousands displaced, a senior humanitarian official said on Thursday. ...
2019-06-06, 23:52

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-06-18, 12:52

Holy crap, Lana Wachowski is directing a new Matrix sequel starring Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss As it turns out, those denials of a new Matrix sequel were every bit as much of an illusion as that damned spoon. Variety brings the rather surprising news that Lana Wachowski—one-half of the duo behind the original trilogy—is returning to direct a fourth installment in The Matrix series. And in a w...
2019-08-21, 03:13

Death With Dignity: Temple Grandin Has Developed A New Mechanical Restraint System For Humanely Slaughtering Cap’n Crunch Temple Grandin has long been fighting for a world where no living being has to suffer unduly for another’s benefit, and at 71 years old, it seems she’s still as committed to the cause as ever: The famed scientist just announced that she has developed a new mechanical restraint system for humanely sl...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-18, 16:52

Coach accuses team that advanced to Little League World Series of stealing signs: 'Disgusting' The manager of the Goffstown, New Hampshire, Little League team accused players from Barrington, Rhode Island, squad of stealing signs. 'Disgusting.'       ...
2019-08-14, 23:00

European elections LIVE: Theresa May's Brexit plan blasted as polls show growing support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party The latest polls show Tories are bracing themselves for an electoral slaughter on the last day of European election campaigning as traditional Conservative voters switch to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party....
2019-05-22, 09:00

Kacey Musgraves on Kid Rock's Taylor Swift tweet: I would never promote 'disgusting misogyny' After being accused of "liking" Kid Rock's tweet slamming Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves wants to set the record straight: She and Swift are good.        ...
2019-08-12, 03:13

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for aubergine, green bean and Thai holy basil stir-fry | The New Vegan Thai holy basil is the herb that roared: a big hit of flavour that lifts this stir-fry to the next levelAdding a sprinkling of herbs to a finished dish may seem merely decorative, but some also pack a whopping great flavour that belies their delicate appearance. Related: Yotam Ottolenghi’s aubergin...
2019-07-20, 12:39

Why Amsterdam wants tourists to go elsewhere Amsterdam's urban charms have always been a draw for tourists, but now the city is trying to reduce visitor numbers. One message: Go see the rest of the Netherlands. Find out other ways they're discouraging overtourism....
2019-05-23, 22:39

Countries with hardly any tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
2019-08-17, 14:52

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
2019-06-01, 11:39

Amazing places with almost no tourists Parisian bridges are weighted down with copycat "love locks," while visitors crowd cheek-to-jowl into Barcelona churches and Dubrovnik's historic center. In Italy, attempts to manage the impact of tourism range from segregating visitors to fines for flip-flops....
2019-06-03, 23:13

20 European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-24, 19:13

Tourists are flocking to Chernobyl thanks to HBO miniseries CHERNOBYL, Ukraine — The success of a US television miniseries examining the world’s worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to see the plant, and the ghostly abandoned town that neighbors it, for themselves. One Chernobyl tour agency reported a 40 percent ri...
2019-06-07, 02:39

20 beautiful European cities with hardly any tourists With overtourism showing no signs of abating in Europe's most famous destinations, there's never been a better time to seek out wonderful options that attract fewer visitors....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Tourists spent nearly $2.5B in Tucson last year TUCSON – When it comes to tourism in Tucson, business is booming. “We’ve had a really incredible year. It’s been sort of a run of a few really good years with double-digit increases,” said Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson. “Tourists in 2018 spent also 2.5 billion dollars in Tucson. So th...
2019-08-14, 21:00

Here There Be Dragons. But Can They Survive an Invasion of Tourists? Barring tourists from the giant lizards’ island lair may save them, but the moratorium could doom residents, who will have to leave, too. If they refuse? “It’s their own fault if the Komodo eat them.”...
2019-08-12, 09:52

| US moves to bar American tourists from visiting Cuba The Trump administration clamped down on US tourist visits to Cuba Tuesday, aiming to cut the flow of dollars to a country that Washington accuses of helping prop up Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro....
2019-06-05, 14:13

Rohtang Pass To Open For Tourists From June 1 Rohtang Pass, the 13,050 feet gateway to Lahaul and Spiti Valley, is set to open for tourists from June 1 onwards, according to district authorities....
2019-05-30, 02:52

As Trade War With U.S. Grinds On, Chinese Tourists Stay Away The number of Chinese tourists is falling. And that’s especially painful to businesses they favor, because they tend to spend more than other visitors....
2019-06-12, 12:26

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 battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
2019-07-12, 01:52

Bear cub killed for being ‘too friendly’ after tourists fed it, took selfies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have killed a young black bear that people have been feeding and taking photos with. The Statesman Journal reports state wildlife biologists determined last week that the 100-pound (45-kilogram) male bear could not be relocated because it had grown accust...
2019-06-18, 22:26

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was called by one of the victims when she became ill....
2019-05-23, 02:52

Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country’s southern desert. The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egyptian — were ballooning over ancient Egyptian temple...
2019-06-20, 14:00

China loads surveillance app onto tourists' phones China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03, 13:52

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08, 08:13

Venice to fine tourists who break these new rules Venice is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, so how are the Italians planning to control the flow of people? New sanctions.        ...
2019-05-22, 17:13

China is installing spyware on tourists' phones Visitors to Xinjiang in northwest China are experiencing a nasty surprise in the form of a spyware app that's being forcefully installed on their phones....
2019-07-03, 14:52

This Town Of 800 People Gets 1 Million Tourists A Year Hallstatt in the Austrian Alps is a town so beautiful, people can't stay away. The World Heritage Site with a population of 800 receives around 1 million tourists a year....
2019-08-01, 15:13

These are America’s safest cities for tourists 24/7 Wall St. has put together a list of the safest cities for tourists to visit based on a review of violent crime levels per 100,000 people.        ...
2019-06-06, 05:52

Chinese tourists are flocking to this lake just for selfies DALI, China — Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country’s latest selfie craze. Visitors to Erhai Lake say photography sets offering everything from rare animals to fields of brightly colored flowers are e...
2019-06-22, 03:00

‘It’s getting like Disneyland’: Bruges pulls up drawbridge on tourists The picture-perfect Flemish city is just the latest to announce a crackdown on visitor numbers. But not everyone is happyThere is a distinctly military pace to the ant-like line of tourists that streams out every morning from Bruges’s sprawling art-deco railway station and the nearby coach park.Clut...
2019-06-16, 17:52

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists The pyramids of Egypt have long attracted visitors intrigued by their ancient history, and now travelers have the opportunity to visit a distinctive structure just south of Cairo....
2019-07-15, 16:39

Bruges to limit tourists due to fears of being like ‘Disneyland’ Another city has fallen victim to the scourge of tourism. This time, it’s the popular Belgian pitstop of Bruges, an UNESCO World Heritage city known for its medieval buildings and nicknamed the “Venice of the North” for its picturesque canals. (You may also be familiar with its highly photogenic atm...
2019-06-19, 05:26

Amsterdam invites tourists to 'marry' a local for a day Fake weddings aim to improve relations between residents and visitors and include a brief ‘honeymoon’ to explore the city’s less popular sights I’m wearing a vintage bridal gown with a long train, and my groom, Julian du Perron (30), is in a top hat. He’s all smiles, but I’m a little nervous, which ...
2019-06-05, 12:26

China installing spyware on tourists' phones Chinese border authorities have been installing an app on tourists' smartphones which gathers personal data including text messages and contacts, it has been reported....
2019-07-03, 14:00

Nothing to see here: Popular European destinations try to keep tourists in check Cities and towns across the continent say they are feeling overwhelmed as they are confronted with an influx of visitors that has exploded beyond what they can handle....
2019-08-11, 04:39

Tourists flock to Uluru before ban, straining sacred site Tourists to Australia’s Uluru, a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s dry “Red Centre”, are flocking to climb the land structure before soon being banned from doing so....
2019-07-11, 22:00

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Day, of Maryland, and Miranda Schaup-Werner, of Pennsylvania, all died of respiratory failure at a resort at ...
2019-06-06, 09:00

Rooms 50% off and ads in Russia: Sri Lanka woos tourists after attacks Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing promotions in key markets like Russia....
2019-06-10, 12:00

German tourists perish in Alaskan glacier lake A German couple was among three people found dead in a glacial lake in Alaska. Local officials say chunks of ice falling from the Valdez Glacier may have knocked the tourists out of their boat and into the icy water....
2019-08-01, 07:26

427 Tourists Stranded After Cloudburst Evacuated From North Sikkim Altogether 427 tourists were evacuated from North Sikkim on Thursday, four days after they got stranded in the district as torrential rain damaged road infrastructure, an official said....
2019-06-20, 23:13

Missing Canada teens now suspects in murder of tourists The two teenage boys who were first categorized as missing in northern Canada are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist and his American girlfriend, as well as an unidentified man whose body was found near the boys' abandoned flaming car, police said on Tuesday....
2019-07-23, 22:13

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
2019-06-17, 11:00

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a target of an exaggerated campaign of “fake news.”...
2019-06-24, 01:26

Three tourists drown during Turks and Caicos Islands vacation Three Texas tourists, including a married couple, drowned during a vacation to the Turks and Caicos Islands, authorities and reports said Tuesday. The couple, Irma Barrera, 33, and her husband, Roy Perez, 38, were vacationing with their 15-year-old daughter and the third victim and his daughter, whe...
2019-08-07, 06:00

US loses billions as Chinese tourists stay away over trade war The number of arrivals from China to the US fell last year for the first time in 15 years. The Chinese are the world's highest-spending foreign visitors and their tourism dollar is sorely missed....
2019-06-13, 20:39

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
2019-05-21, 16:13

Dubai To Offer Free 30-Day Alcohol Licence For Tourists Dubai will now offer a free 30-day alcohol licence for tourists, a move that ensures visitors will not be penalised for breaking the law, the media reported on Friday....
2019-07-12, 09:13

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old Florida girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists. Park officials say the bison rushed the group Monday after some of the tourists approached to within 5 to 10...
2019-07-24, 20:01

Look: Wales tourists find lizard stowed away from Island of Kos Animal rescuers in Wales said a small Balkan green lizard stowed away with some tourists and ended up 2,383 miles from its home on the Greek Island of Kos....
2019-06-14, 20:00

Shorts in Alaska? Residents, tourists cope in heat You wouldn't normally associate Anchorage, Alaska with record heat, but that's been the case for the last 11 days, The National Weather Service says there have been nine new daily high temperature records set in the last 11 days in Anchorage. (July 10)        ...
2019-07-10, 08:00

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
2019-07-11, 15:26

Four German tourists arrested over Mallorca gang rape An 18-year-old German woman reported the alleged attack, in a hotel room in the northeast of the island, to police. The men were detained at Palma De Mallorca airport as they checked in for their return flight....
2019-07-05, 09:26

China bans solo tourists from visiting Taiwan The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-strait tensions....
2019-07-31, 20:13

Tourists injured in Venice cruise ship crash A cruise ship lost control before docking in Venice's San Basilio terminal, crashing into the wharf and hitting a tourist boat. At least five people sustained minor injuries....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Bison Gets Irritated By Tourists, Tosses Child Into Oblivion Look, if you’re going to hunt bison to the brink of extinction, you can’t be surprised when one of them takes an opportunity for revenge. The creature would’ve garnered more sympathy if it had picked on one of the larger tourists, though....
2019-07-24, 21:26

‘Chernobyl’ miniseries sends curious tourists to Lithuania An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and increased atomic tourism in Lithuania...
2019-07-31, 18:39

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
2019-06-15, 04:39

Police officers' actions were 'wrong': NYPD apologizes for Stonewall riots, 50 years later Commissioner James O'Neill said Thursday that "the actions taken by the NYPD were wrong."        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s death in that country. Dawn McCoy said she does not believe it’s a coincidence that her husband died in 2018 of pulmonary edema and a heart attac...
2019-06-07, 23:26

Hong Kong Protesters Are Taking Their Message to Chinese Tourists A march planned for Sunday is the first major action since protesters concerned about Beijing’s influence broke into the Hong Kong legislature last week....
2019-07-07, 09:13

Missing Canada Teens Now Suspects In Murder Of Tourists, Unidentified Man Two teenagers, first categorized as missing in Canada, are now suspects in the murder of an Australian tourist, his American girlfriend and an unidentified man whose body was found near the teens'......
2019-07-25, 09:00

Egypt suspends hot air ballooning in Luxor after 11 tourists swept into the desert Egypt has suspended hot air ballooning over ancient sites in Luxor after winds took 11 tourists off course and forced them to land in the desert.       ...
2019-06-22, 00:00

Iceland: Tourists find 50 pilot whales dead on beach A group of American tourists spotted the whales during a helicopter tour over the west coast of the Nordic island. Although the huge aquatic mammals are notorious for beaching, the sheer number has surprised experts....
2019-07-20, 16:52

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12, 22:26

2 Tourists Took Sand From Italy Beach As Souvenir. Now They Face Jail According to local media, two French tourists were charged last week with stealing nearly 90 pounds of sand from Chia beach, on the southern coast of Sardinia....
2019-08-21, 05:00

China Bans Citizens From Traveling to Taiwan as Individual Tourists In its latest effort to increase pressure on Taiwan, Beijing said it will suspend a program that allowed individual tourists from 47 Chinese cities to travel to Taiwan, citing the current state of relations between the two sides. The ban is effective from Aug. 1, according to a statement Wednesday f...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Huge migrant influx scares off Greek island tourists Tourists are avoiding the Greek island of Samos due to the shocking situation at the Vathy migrant camp, which has grown into a sprawling settlement. Locals and asylum-seekers feel authorities have abandoned them....
2019-06-23, 19:00

From Amsterdam to Venice, the impact of too many tourists sparks outrage and action Several recent events, incidents and widely shared images have brought the issue of "overtourism," and its economic, environmental and human consequences front and center....
2019-06-16, 18:39

Rich Indians To The Rescue As Chinese Tourists Shun Thailand Thailand's struggling tourism industry is finding support with visitors from the population colossus to its west, just as the years of bumper arrivals from the giant to its north are beginning to......
2019-07-08, 06:13

Missing teens could be connected to murdered tourists, Canadian police say Two concurrent investigations in northern Canada - a search for two missing teenagers, days after a double homicide of an Australian and an American on a remote highway - could be connected, Canadian federal police said on Monday....
2019-07-23, 05:52

Authorities identify 3 tourists found dead in Alaska lake Authorities have identified the three tourists found dead in the frigid waters of an Alaska lake this week — as officials said falling ice may have ejected them from their canoe. The bodies of a German couple, Dr. Albercht Paul Thomas Schroder-Schroer, 66, and Maria Elisabeth Schroer, 66, as well as...
2019-08-02, 20:39

Three tourists found dead in frigid waters of Alaskan lake Three tourists were found dead on Tuesday in a boating accident in the glacial waters of an Alaskan lake, famous for its spectacular views, police said....
2019-07-31, 18:00

‘Chernobyl’ producer begs tourists to be more respectful when visiting the site This is 2019, so, of course, selfie culture being what it is there’s been a spike in tourism to the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster — thanks to HBO’s critically acclaimed miniseries retelling the story that’s quickly become of the best TV series of the...
2019-06-13, 04:39

Yellowstone Bison, Crowded by Tourists, Throws Girl in Video Footage showed the girl, 9, being head-butted; she was later treated for her injuries and released. Officials urge visitors to stay at least 25 yards away from large wild animals....
2019-07-25, 02:26

A hellish heat wave has arrived in Europe, just in time for tourists Parts of France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic have seen temperatures soar into the 90s and even past 100 degrees Fahrenheit — at least 20 to 30 degrees above normal....
2019-06-27, 22:13

Albanian PM condemns 'barbarian' who chased tourists in viral video Tourism minister meets Spanish family after restaurant owner’s frenzied attackAlbanian authorities have moved to minimise the damage to the country’s reputation as an emerging tourist hotspot after a video of a furious restaurant owner pursuing a group of Spaniards and attempting to smash their car’...
2019-08-20, 22:00

Brainless Tourists Slaughter 5,000-Year-Old Sacred Scottish Tree An ancient and highly-sacred Scottish tree, The Fortingall Yew, located on the Glenlyon Estate in Perthshire, is thought to be between 3,000 - 5,000 years old and possibly the oldest tree in Europe.  ...
2019-05-29, 00:13

NASA to allow tourists to visit International Space Station from 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station by 2020. Until now, the floating space lab has only been accessible to astronauts representing state-level space agencies. But in a surprise announcement today, NASA confirmed that it would be “opening the International Spac...
2019-06-07, 18:13

Chernobyl welcomes the tourists – ‘a messy and morally queasy experience’ Interest in the site of the 1986 nuclear reactor disaster has grown hugely in the wake of the HBO series – but it is a long way from being a place of solemnity and reflectionLast November, I stood in the forest of Pripyat – the town that was evacuated after the Chernobyl reactor exploded 2km away in...
2019-06-04, 22:13

Tourists Evacuated on Greek Island as Wildfire Rages Nearby (ATHENS, Greece) — A tourist camp and nearby houses on the southern Greek island of Elafonisos were evacuated Sunday for the second day in a row as a wildfire at a nearby landfill intensified because of strong winds. Authorities had pronounced the fire “under control” Saturday nigh...
2019-08-12, 03:13

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From Next Year NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station for tourism and other business ventures as of next year, as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab....
2019-06-07, 18:39

One dead as tourists forced to flee into the sea after Italian volcano erupts A VOLCANO on the island of Stromboli has erupted, leaving at least one person dead, with tourists reportedly throwing themselves into the sea in panic....
2019-07-03, 23:52

Tourists face €250 fines for sitting on Spanish Steps in Rome Police patrol 18th-century marble steps, blowing whistles at visitors sitting downThe authorities in Rome have been accused of applying “fascist-style” measures after police began shooing resting tourists away from the staircase of the famous Spanish Steps.Police began patrolling the 18th-century ma...
2019-08-07, 16:13

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy is largely driven by tourism. But despite the tragic headlines, hotel officials and safety experts are cautioning travelers not to rush to conclusions...
2019-06-07, 23:13

Got $50 Million for a Vacation? NASA to Open Space Station to Tourists NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the US space agency said on Friday....
2019-06-09, 02:39

China warns tourists, companies about risks in U.S.: state media China's foreign ministry has warned companies operating in the United States they could face harassment from U.S. law enforcement agencies, state media reported on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 10:39

Space-obssessed tourists flock to Chile for solar eclipse LA SERENA, Chile — The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already ecl...
2019-06-11, 01:00

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020 It's a package holiday with a difference: NASA has said it is opening up the International Space Station to commercial space travel. But you will need deep pockets to venture into deep space....
2019-06-07, 18:13

50 Years On, Manson Murders Grip Tourists - And Quentin Tarantino As a tour guide specializing in notorious Hollywood deaths, Scott Michaels is well aware of America's morbid fascination with the dark side of Tinseltown....
2019-08-08, 13:26

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and because the tariff war with China is making its baubles too expensive there. Worldwide net sales declined ...
2019-06-05, 03:00

Memories of Massacres Were Long Suppressed Here. Tourists Now Retrace the Atrocities. Jeju Island’s natural beauty has long attracted millions of South Koreans. Visitors now come to tour sites associated with a government-led postwar slaughter that was forbidden to discuss for decades....
2019-05-28, 12:26

Chinese border guards put secret surveillance app on tourists' phones Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movementsChinese border police are secretly installing surveillance apps on the phones of visitors and downloading personal information as part of the government’s intensive scrutiny of the remote Xinjiang region, the Guardian c...
2019-07-02, 17:52

Tourists flock to visit Chernobyl after HBO airs its popular series Tourists have flocked to Chernobyl, Ukraine to see the disaster zone and nuclear power plant depicted in HBOs new series "Chernobyl."        ...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as......
2019-07-02, 18:39

| As China locks up Muslims in Xinjiang, it opens its doors to tourists From the expansive dunes of the Taklamakan Desert to the snow-capped peaks of Tianshan, Chinese authorities are selling troubled Xinjiang as a tourist idyll, welcoming travellers even as they send locals to internment camps....
2019-07-15, 23:39

Tourists Trash Sacred Site of Uluru as Permanent Closure Approaches In the 1999 movie, The Matrix, Agent Smith said that when trying to classify our species it came to him we are “A virus ...
2019-07-14, 01:13

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired murder of two Scandinavian hikers in the Atlas mountains last December.The two victims, Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland...
2019-07-18, 20:52

Report finds Grand Canyon tourists buoyed nearby communities GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A new report from the National Park Service says areas surrounding the Grand Canyon benefited last year from millions of tourism dollars. Grand Canyon National Park officials say the report found the 6.3 million people who visited in 2018 spent $947 million i...
2019-05-29, 07:39

Shooting Scare Creates Panic Among Tourists At Times Square In New York Women fell, babies got injured and scores of people were left shaken to their core as a scare of yet another mass shooting hit tourists at the crowded Times Square in New York....
2019-08-07, 08:26

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.       ...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Austrian, German tourists fined in Italy for hammock, coffee incidents Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge....
2019-07-19, 21:52

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
2019-05-21, 16:26

China Snares Tourists’ Phones in Surveillance Dragnet by Adding Secret App Border authorities routinely install the app on the phones of people entering the Xinjiang region by land from Central Asia, gathering personal data and scanning for material considered objectionable....
2019-07-02, 22:39

Egypt opens Bent Pyramid to tourists, unveils new archaeological finds The Egyptian government has opened an unusual pyramid to the public for the first time in decades. Its Antiquities Ministry also put on display a host of significant archaeological finds recently discovered in the area....
2019-07-14, 00:52

Tourists Horrified As Glass Deck Coating On 103rd Floor Cracks Visitors to the see-through glass observation deck in Chicago's Willis Tower were in for a shock when the protective layer covering the glass beneath their feet began to crack....
2019-06-14, 12:00

NASA will let tourists visit the International Space Station starting in 2020 NASA plans to allow tourists to visit the International Space Station from 2020 – at an estimated cost of more than $50 million (£39 million) per trip....
2019-06-07, 19:00

Southwest expands Hawaii flights with $99 fares as tourists flock to the islands Southwest Airlines is expanding its Hawaii network with more flights from cities in California and between islands, pushing down competitor's shares....
2019-08-16, 17:13

Dominican authorities announce new safety measures to ease tourists' fears The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Tourism is rolling out new safety measures in an effort to calm the fears of Americans traveling to the Caribbean island, according to the ministry's chief of staff Pablo Espinal....
2019-07-18, 20:39

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
2019-07-11, 18:13

Rome bans sitting on Spanish Steps, puzzling hot, tired tourists You can walk up and down Rome's famed Spanish Steps all you want but don't try sitting down to take in the moment any more because police will shoo you away with a whistle and threaten you with a......
2019-08-09, 00:13

No Tickets, Tourists Rush To Srinagar Airport After 'Leave Valley' Order Hundreds of tourists and Amarnath pilgrims are looking to leave the Kashmir Valley after the government on Friday asked Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists to "immediately" cut short their stay and......
2019-08-03, 08:39

‘Idiot’ tourists slammed for digging up baby sea turtles on Florida beach Ignoring clear signs which read "Do Not Touch," a group of tourists at Boca Raton beach decided to dig up a three-foot deep hole and put more than 60 baby turtles in a bucket, according to an onlooker....
2019-07-05, 18:39

Tourists, Residents Evacuated As Wildfire Spreads At Hawaii's Maui Island Thousands of residents and visitors on Hawaii's Maui Island were ordered to evacuate two communities on Thursday as a spreading wildfire sent smoke billowing high into the sky, officials and local......
2019-07-12, 11:39

Hong Kong protesters take to Kowloon, in bid to appeal to mainland Chinese tourists Tens of thousands of people marched through the Kowloon side of Hong Kong on Sunday in the latest of a long series of protests against a proposed law that would allow extradition to China....
2019-07-07, 13:52

Gujarat On Cyclone Alert, Tourists Told To Move To Safe Places Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has appealed to the tourists visiting the state to leave for a safer place after noon on June 12, in the view of Cyclone Vayu which is likely to hit with a wind......
2019-06-12, 03:52

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state picked up the infection. The Centers for Disease Con...
2019-05-30, 23:52

Hong Kong Protesters Try to Drum Up Support Among Mainland Chinese Tourists In their first major protest since an unprecedented break-in at the government complex last week, tens of thousands of Hong Kong demonstrators marched to a controversial railway terminus Sunday in a symbolic attempt to bring their grievances to Beijing’s doorstep. As the day drew to a close, t...
2019-07-07, 19:52

'Chernobyl' creator asks tourists to show respect at disaster site Television show maker Craig Mazin reminded visitors to the exclusion zone in Ukraine that "a terrible tragedy occured there." Tour operators have reported a huge spike in interest after the release of the miniseries....
2019-06-12, 22:26

France fries: Record heat hits tourists, schools, hospitals PARIS (AP) — Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France battles a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four ...
2019-06-28, 11:39

Plague-ridden prairie dogs pose danger to Colorado tourists Officials at a Colorado wildlife refuge are cautiously moving forward with a plan to reopen parts of their facility this week in the wake of a plague outbreak amongst prairie dogs in the area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge was shut down after plague-infected prairie dogs were f...
2019-08-20, 04:39

One dead, 11 wounded in bar shooting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico; no tourists injured The local tourism council said leaders have worked to keep popular tourist destinations safe with surveillance cameras and modernizing police force.        ...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Tourists descend on Charles Manson murder scene after Tarantino flick The scene of the Manson murders has found new life as a tourist attraction. With the release of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood,” a new generation of gawkers has swarmed Cielo Drive, where the notorious Manson killings took place, according to a new repor...
2019-08-04, 01:00

This is what ancient statues really looked like Artists in classical cultures such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome were known to paint with a variety of hues -- a practice known as polychromy (from Greek, meaning "many colors.") So why do we always think of antiquities as colorless?...
2019-08-01, 13:52

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians After a detailed analysis of ancient crocodile teeth, scientists concluded vegetarianism evolved among the distant cousins of modern crocodylians at least three different times....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Can You Name the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World are seven awe-inspiring monuments of classical antiquity that reflect the skill and ingenuity of their creators. The list, comprised by ancient Greek historians, covers only the monuments of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern regions – the known world for the...
2019-07-02, 21:52

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there.        ...
2019-06-04, 01:26

HBO's 'Chernobyl' writer urges tourists to show respect when visiting disaster site Craig Mazin, the writer-producer on HBO's "Chernobyl" miniseries, has urged fans on Twitter to be respectful when visiting the nuclear disaster site....
2019-06-12, 16:39

Baked Alaska: record heat fuels wildfires and sends tourists to the beach Anchorage sees 80-degree weather with nearly 120 fires blazing across the stateRecord-breaking heat across Alaska is pushing tourists to beaches, and sending flames across the unseasonably hot, dry state.Anchorage experienced higher than average temperatures nearly every day of June, reaching a balm...
2019-07-03, 08:26

Texas tourists drown in Turks and Caicos after getting caught in fast-moving tide A vacation to paradise in the Turks and Caicos Islands morphed into tragedy on Monday when three tourists from Texas, including a married couple, drowned after getting caught in a fast-moving tide, authorities and locals said. ...
2019-08-07, 18:26

Campaigners are urging tourists to boycott Sri Lanka's elephant attractions after these photos emerged Animal rights campaigners have called on tourists in Sri Lanka to boycott elephant attractions after photographs of a malnourished female used in a festival were circulated online....
2019-08-16, 13:13

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11, 22:00

Watch Your Step: Tourists Sitting on Rome’s Spanish Steps Now Face a $450 Fine (ROME) — The Spanish Steps in Rome are no longer a place for sitting. Implementing an ordinance that came into effect a month ago, police officers are working Wednesday to tell seated Italians and tourists to get up from one of the Eternal City’s most famous and photographed spots. The J...
2019-08-08, 00:00

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public British billionaire Richard Branson’s space-tourism unit Virgin Galactic plans to go public later this year, the company announced Tuesday.       ...
2019-07-09, 14:00

Fleets of autonomous 'roboats' could gather trash, carry tourists and form bridges Researchers at MIT have developed a system of companionable automated boats that can seek each other out, grab on, and keep trying if they miss.The rectangular rafts are part of the Roboat project, and could be used to form temporary footbridges, stages for live performances, and platforms for marke...
2019-06-06, 11:39

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
2019-06-12, 04:39

Picture perfect: Chinese tourists flock to lake to recreate viral photos Chinese tourists are flocking to a lake in southwest Yunnan province to recreate photos that have gone viral on social media, the country's latest selfie craze....
2019-06-21, 14:39

Volcano erupts on Italian island popular with tourists, killing hiker on mountainside An Italian hiker from Milazzo was killed on Wednesday as a volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted. According to fire brigade commander Giuseppe Biffarella, the eruption injured another hiker on the side of the mountain, throwing ash high into the sky and wrapping the popular tourist dest...
2019-07-03, 20:52

NASA Opens Space Station to Tourists and Businesses to Promote Commercial Activities The trips, to be arranged by private companies, come as part of a broader effort to jump-start commercial initiatives on the international space station....
2019-06-08, 13:39

Albanian PM slams restaurateur after viral video of him punching windshield of Spanish tourists An Albanian restaurant owner was heavily criticized by the country's prime minister as a “barbarian” after a shocking video purportedly showed him clinging to a car and punching through its windshield following a dispute with a group of Spanish tourists....
2019-08-20, 23:26

Seven killed as Hungarian boat carrying South Korean tourists capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and more than a dozen were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance said....
2019-05-30, 02:52

Amarnath Yatra Pilgrims, Tourists Asked To Leave J&K Amid Security Threat Amarnath Yatra pilgrims and tourists have been asked by the Jammu and Kashmir government to "immediately" cut short their stay in the Kashmir Valley and go back, in an unprecedented advisory amid......
2019-08-02, 19:39

Seven South Korean tourists killed, 19 missing after Hungarian boat capsizes on Danube At least seven people were killed and nearly 20 were missing after a pleasure boat carrying South Korean tourists capsized on the flooding Danube in the Hungarian capital on Wednesday, police and ambulance officials said....
2019-05-30, 04:52

Health, environmental inspectors conduct tests at Dominican resorts where U.S. tourists died Teams of experts and inspectors from several international agencies are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic where at least three U.S. tourists died suddenly in their rooms....
2019-06-07, 18:39

Ancient Egypt's enduring mysteries Like the legendary curse of the mummy, ancient Egypt refuses to stay buried in the past. Every so often it comes back to life -- in the 1920s with the discovery of King Tut's tomb; in the 1970s with the global tour of those golden masks; and most recently with a flurry of astonishing discoveries usi...
2019-08-14, 17:13

Beauty secrets of the ancient Egyptians The mysteries of the ancient Egyptians are vast, but their beauty tricks are no secret. Makeup might seem like a modern phenomenon -- one that has grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry -- but cosmetics were equally important to daily life in the ancient world. From the earliest era of the Egypt...
2019-06-03, 15:39

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international sensation when researchers reported that the remains belonged to an adolescent dwarf and that excavations of the ancient town revealed architecture th...
2019-08-18, 04:13

How Ancient Woodworkers Sculpted Civilization Humans have a remarkable relationship with trees. Trees not only provide the oxygen we need to breathe, but also wood in its rawest form.  ...
2019-05-24, 19:13

Ancient Mesopotamia and The Rise of Civilization In ancient times, Mesopotamia, meaning ‘land between two rivers’, was a vast region that lay between the Tigris and Euphrates river systems... ...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Terrifying moment tourists jump into shark-infested waters after boat catches fire DIVING into shark-infested waters after your boat has burst into flames is the stuff of nightmares – but that’s exactly what happened to a group of tourists....
2019-08-02, 20:52

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
2019-06-22, 21:52

Tourists pose by Chernobyl nuclear power plant wreckage in disturbing selfie trend HOLIDAYMAKERS are booking on to guided tours of Chernobyl. During these dark trips to Pripyat and the exclusion zone, many take disturbing Instagram snaps....
2019-06-11, 18:00

Hundreds attend wake of Italian police officer allegedly killed by two American tourists Friends, family and a grieving community gathered at a church in Rome Sunday to pay last respects to a fallen officer who was allegedly stabbed to death by two young Americans....
2019-07-31, 18:00

9-year-old girl tossed in air after bison charges group of tourists Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park officials say a bull bison tossed a 9-year-old girl into the air when the animal charged a group of about 50 tourists.       ...
2019-07-24, 14:26

Scare at 103 feet: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

Scare at 103 stories: Coating cracks on glass ledge of Chicago skyscraper, worrying tourists The protective coating cracked at Willis Tower in Chicago on Monday. The crack posed no danger to tourists, but was scary to some.       ...
2019-06-14, 20:39

Venice kicks out, issues $1,000 fine to German tourists for making coffee on bridge steps The city of Venice issued a $1,000 fine to two German travelers after they were discovered trying to make coffee.       ...
2019-07-22, 21:39

Rome bans McDonald's from ancient site McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
2019-07-31, 19:13

Can Netflix’s ‘Blown Away’ make ancient glassblowing hot? Netflix is blasting this old-school art form back into the mainstream. The first season of its new competition series “Blown Away” dropped in full this month, and it’s got fans looking to get into glassblowing beyond the screen. “People stumble upon it one night when theyR...
2019-07-31, 17:39

Old shell from S. Carolina beach ID’d as ancient oyster FOLLY BEACH, S.C. (AP) — An old shell found on a South Carolina beach four years ago has been identified as that of an ancient oyster never before found in the area. The Post and Courier reports that College of Charleston paleontologist Robert Boessenecker deemed the shell found by Ashby Gale to bel...
2019-06-05, 15:13

Country diary: this ancient yew should live forever Church Preen, Shropshire: The tree in the graveyard has been rejuvenating itself for centuries. But the law needs to do more to protect such living monumentsEvening sunlight reaches through the dark branches of the yew tree, animating sinuous shapes moving through its hulk like conjugal creatures. A...
2019-07-25, 07:00

When Children Came out to Play: Ancient Toys and Games The main halls and secured vaults of museums around the world are loaded with vast arrays of grotesque antique weapons, golden lined velvet robes, ceremonial swords and crowns, jewel encrusted scepters and other adult treasures and artifacts.  ...
2019-06-22, 06:39

Macedonians Restore an Ancient Church, With an Eye on the Future Long shrouded in scaffolding, the mysterious church of St. George stands as a monument to the conflicts that have dogged cultural politics in the country....
2019-07-16, 02:00

The Sacred and Ancient Legacy of our Feathered Friends Although lions, tigers and other ferocious man-eaters were hunted and subsequently ritualized by shamans who attempted to internalize the energy of these different animals ...
2019-08-13, 03:39

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
2019-08-05, 12:39

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more than 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of deb...
2019-06-14, 16:00

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
2019-05-22, 21:00

Ancient DNA reveals Neanderthal migration and interbreeding DNA from 120,000-year-old bones sheds light on the ancestry of Neanderthals in Europe, revealing a remarkable 80,000 years of genetic continuity, interbreeding with a mystery hominin and migrations...
2019-06-27, 22:26

10 ancient ruins that track the calendar and heavens Researchers and travelers are paying more attention to archaeoastronomy sites, which operate like giant calendars to note the passing seasons.       ...
2019-06-28, 02:13

Could Ancient Greek Philosophy Help You Work Smarter and Better? The idea of “temperaments” or “humors” has been long debunked, but thinking in terms of broad personality types may actually help you get things done....
2019-06-28, 03:52

Some ancient crocodiles preferred salad over steak Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian d...
2019-06-28, 05:26

Miners looking for gemstones find ancient sea monster instead Miners digging for gemstones found something entirely different last month; rather than uncovering the shiny and iridescent gemstone known as ammolite, they discovered the fossilized remains of an ancient sea monster....
2019-07-05, 17:52

Lost ancient palace appears in reservoir A 3,400-year-old palace has emerged from a reservoir in the Kurdistan region of Iraq after water levels dropped because of drought. The discovery should yield more light on the mysterious Mittani Empire....
2019-06-28, 20:52

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck. The research vessel Hercules of the RPM Nautical Foundation said Friday they had found 22 containers...
2019-07-12, 12:52

The Ancient Maya Apparition Who Showed the Way to Xunantunich The ancient Maya civilization was one of the most remarkable of all the many Mesoamerican cultures, not only because they wrote books and were lovers of chocolate, but also because many of their ruins and temples are still being discovered.  ...
2019-07-01, 03:13

Some ancient crocodiles were vegetarians, study finds Modern crocodiles have a reputation as ravenous beasts that crave flesh. While it’s certainly true that crocodiles today are more than happy to feast on fresh meat, it seems that some ancient crocs not only enjoyed leafy greens on a regular basis, but may have actually preferred a vegetarian diet. T...
2019-06-29, 00:52

The Ancient Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita, Song of God The Bhagavad Gita is one of the most important religious texts in Hinduism as well as one of the most seminal religious texts in the world, alongside the Bible, the Quran, the Torah and the Ramayana. ...
2019-08-18, 01:26

8 of the Most Popular Animal Species in the Ancient World Animals far outnumber us on the planet. And while humans have domesticated some of them for work or food, others have been observed, admired, feared, and revered from afar.  ...
2019-07-21, 02:39

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
2019-08-04, 00:13

How Historians Can Now See Invisible Text on Ancient Manuscripts Historical documents considered lost to the ravages of time—like crumbling parchment thousands of years old or medieval manuscripts whose ink long ago faded away—are being given a new life thanks to a technology known as multispectral imaging. The sophisticated tech requires specialized training and...
2019-06-27, 20:00

1,000-year-old mystery surrounds ancient city Shrouded in thick rainforest and centuries of mystery, the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is one of the greatest overlooked sites of antiquity in the West....
2019-06-07, 15:13

| WATCH: This beer is brewed with ancient yeast! Scientists have brought ancient beer recipes back to life using the remnants of yeast found inside antique Egyptian vessels discovered in the Holy Land....
2019-05-23, 22:13

Ancient Gold Hoards of the Celtic El Dorado The legendary lost city of gold, El Dorado, has drawn over 500 formal treasure recovery teams to South America over the last 500 years and over 3,000 people have been lost searching for ancient golden goblets and sun disks.   ...
2019-08-07, 21:26

Nine Notorious Demons that Terrorized the Ancient World Storytellers have been telling tales of ancient demons wreaking havoc on humanity since the beginning of time.  ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

France Returns Around 450 Ancient Relics To Pakistan France on Tuesday handed over to Pakistan nearly 450 ancient relics, some dating as far back as 4,000 BC, seized by French customs agents over a decade ago....
2019-07-03, 04:52

Ancient Plants Revive After Being Trapped in Ice for 400 Years Scientists visiting Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic discovered something remarkable and fascinating. Led by Catherine LaFarge, a geologist from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada), they were exploring an area called the Sverdrup Pass, which until just recently had been covered by ...
2019-07-21, 18:26

Ancient Cataclysms: 9 Catastrophes That Rocked the World Ancient cultures around the world have passed down their tales of devastating natural disasters in oral traditions, folklore, historical accounts, pictorial representations, and through myths. Catastrophic natural phenomena like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods are obviously nothing new, ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Resurrecting the Ancient Israelites From the Valley of Dry Bones The Vision of the Valley of Dry Bones prophecy is one of the most powerful prophecies of the prophet Ezekiel. In this vision, Ezekiel finds himself in a valley full of dry human bones of Israelite origins. He is asked to revive them, bring them hope, and lead them to the land of Israel. ...
2019-06-18, 00:52

The Cosmic Scorpion Evident in Ancient Cultures Scorpions have inhabited the Earth for over 400 million years. They were one of the first seabed evolved creatures to climb out of oceans onto land. Although older than the dinosaurs and despite many species, there has been small change to their basic form over this vast time.  ...
2019-07-02, 06:00

Missing Canadian teenagers Kam McLeod and Bryer Schegelsky named as suspects in murder of two young tourists Two teenagers first thought to be missing have now been named by Canadian police as suspects in the murder of two young tourists and the death of a third unidentified man in British Columbia....
2019-07-24, 10:00

Tributes to young tourists murdered in Canada as police say their deaths could be linked to search for missing teenagers Tributes have been paid to a young couple who were murdered while travelling through Canada after police said their deaths could be linked to the search for two missing teenagers....
2019-07-23, 10:39

As Tensions Increase, Tourists Who Have Visited North Korea No Longer Qualify For Visa-Free Entry To U.S. Travelers who have visited North Korea at any point since March 1, 2011 no longer qualify for the U.S. Visa Waiver Program according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The change in policy comes amid increasing tensions with North Korea over nuclear arms. Tourists from 38 countries are permitted...
2019-08-07, 02:26

Egypt opens ancient pyramids for first time since 1960s CAIRO — Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters that tourists were are now allowed to visit the Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the...
2019-07-15, 20:39

11 Ancient Remedies that Effectively Treat Modern Ailments With innovations appearing in our lives seemingly every day it seems that new breakthroughs in science are the only ones we trust. New is always considered better. With this prevalent thinking those who espouse the wisdom of the ancients are ignored and perhaps even ridiculed – right up until the po...
2019-07-07, 00:26

Kuelap, Peru - Ancient Fortress of the Cloud Warriors Built by the Chachapoyas, the fortified citadel of Kuelap was home to the Warriors of the Cloud in Peru before they were conquered by invaders. Massive stone walls and hundreds of ruins stand as a reminder of a formidable culture lost to history. The impressive nature of the Kuelap ruins explains wh...
2019-07-08, 22:13

Pompeii: The Ancient Roman City Frozen in Time In the Campania region of Italy near the modern day city of Naples, there was once a prosperous Roman city - Pompeii. ...
2019-07-07, 06:13

Birds in the Ancient World: Messengers of Omens and Auguries Translators regularly face the problem that the words and expressions of one language do not always translate exactly into those of another.  ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
2019-07-09, 06:52

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for the First Time Since 1965 CAIRO — Egypt is opening two of its earliest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany also told reporters on Saturday that Egyptian archeologists have uncovered a collection of s...
2019-07-13, 19:26

France returns stolen ancient artifacts to Pakistan France returned more than 400 stolen artifacts to the government of Pakistan on Tuesday, including ancient busts, vases, urns and goblets, some dating to the second and third millennia B.C....
2019-07-02, 20:52

The Maasai Legend Behind Ancient Hominin Footprints in Tanzania In 1976 paleoanthropologist Mary Leakey and other scientists reported that they’d found ancient hominin footprints at a site in Laetoli, northeastern Tanzania.  ...
2019-07-01, 20:26

Ancient crocodile cousins evolved vegetarianism at least three times During the dinosaur era, many crocodile-like reptiles ate plants rather than guzzling meat – suggesting it was once a common lifestyle for crocodiles...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Ancient fossil offers clues as to when mammals learned how to eat We humans tend to take our ability to chew and swallow for granted, but as mammals we actually have a pretty complicated system of bones and muscles helping us tackle our pizza slices and steaks. Determining when mammals developed their unique style of eating has been a topic of discussion among sci...
2019-07-21, 21:13

Millennials revealing ancient Chinese tricks online In a small room in a West Beijing cultural center, magician Tian Xueming is working hard to deceive a group of university students from Macau that he has teleported three pearl-sized balls from one bowl to another....
2019-07-12, 19:52

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
2019-07-04, 01:39

Investigators Say a Ring Smuggled $145 Million in Ancient Artifacts It focused on treasures from six separate countries, and was led by Subhash Kapoor, one of the world’s largest antiquities smugglers, a criminal complaint says....
2019-07-11, 06:13

Fossilized Teeth Suggest Some Ancient Crocodiles Were Vegetarians Alligators and crocodiles are some of the scariest carnivores on Earth today, but new research suggests their ancient relatives developed a preference for plants.Read more......
2019-06-28, 19:00

Biblical bad guys the ancient Philistines came from Europe, DNA shows The ancient Philistines, the Biblical villains whose origins have puzzled scholars for decades, came to the Middle East from southern Europe more than 3,000 years ago, new DNA testing has shown....
2019-07-03, 23:26

The Ancient Admiration of Birds: Flamingos as Masterpieces of Art and Food In the ancient past, relationships between humans and animals were stricter than today and included the sphere of the imaginary and the sacred. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Puma Punku: This Ancient Andean Site Keeps Everyone Guessing Puma Punku is a Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia that is steeped in wonder and mystery. The architecture found in the ruins astounds archaeologists and historians and has inspired advanced ancient civilization and ancient alien theories. Puma Punku (Pumapunku, Puma Puncu) which means “do...
2019-06-14, 23:52

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-05-22, 20:52

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of life centered around herding – is a central part of many Africans’ identity. ...
2019-05-31, 04:26

Greek man arrested over online advert for ancient coins Police in central Greece have arrested a man suspected of dealing in illegally excavated antiquities who had allegedly placed an advert to sell ancient coins on a Greek website for second-hand items....
2019-06-07, 18:39

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
2019-05-31, 21:39

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B.C., according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities....
2019-05-22, 14:52

Astronomers find dozens of massive, ancient galaxies Astronomers have discovered an abundance of vast, ancient galaxies. Scientists spotted the galaxies in the distant universe using the combined power of several space observatories....
2019-08-08, 13:52

400-year-old wine found in ancient shipwreck goes up for auction Wine lovers will soon have the opportunity to purchase 400-year-old bottles recovered from an actual shipwreck. Two bottles of Shipwreck Wine, believed to be from a 14-bottle collection dating back to the late 17th century, are scheduled to be auctioned off on June 5th and 6th. Christie’s, a British...
2019-06-06, 01:39

Armillary Spheres: Following Celestial Objects in the Ancient World Armillary spheres, originally from ancient Greece, were vital instruments for astronomers to both demonstrate and track celestial bodies and their movements. ...
2019-05-30, 21:00

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually brought the material to Earth, where scientists discovered the ancient grains....
2019-08-16, 14:00

McDonald's banned from site near ancient Rome baths McDonald's fast food outlets are ubiquitous sights around the world, but Italy's culture ministry has banned the chain from building yet another restaurant in the capital, Rome....
2019-07-31, 20:13