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Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying

Greta Thunberg is making her trans-Atlantic trip on board a 60-ft yacht fitted with solar panels and underwater turbines that produce electricity onboard -- with the aim of making the journey zero-car...

Teen climate activist prepares to sail to US to avoid flying

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Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. to avoid flying Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York this week, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
2019-08-13, 14:52

Swedish teen climate activist to sail into New York for U.N. summit Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg was expected to sail into New York Harbor on Wednesday in a zero-carbon emissions vessel, completing her 14-day journey from England to partake in a United Nations climate summit in New York next month....
2019-08-28, 16:52

Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-14, 00:39

Climate campaigner Greta prepares to sail to the U.S. on boat with no toilet Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will set sail for New York on Wednesday, crossing the Atlantic in a racing yacht with no shower or toilet to join protests in the United States and take part in a United Nations summit....
2019-08-13, 16:00

Climate campaigner Greta Thunberg prepares to sail to the US – video 'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' says the 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as she prepares to sail across the North Atlantic to attend a climate conference in New York. She will be travelling in a racing yacht with no shower, toilet or ...
2019-08-14, 15:39

Anchors away: Teen eco-activist Greta Thunberg sets sail for UN conference on zero-carbon boat Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg began her zero-carbon voyage to the United States today for the UN Climate Conference.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Sets Sail on Zero-Carbon Journey Across the Atlantic (PLYMOUTH, England) — Eco-activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from the English coastline for New York as part of her campaign to pressure politicians to put climate change at the top of their agendas. The Malizia II caught the wind mid-afternoon Wednesday and the sleek sailboat sped away from...
2019-08-15, 00:26

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggested it was wrong to portray the worldwide shift nec...
2019-05-28, 23:00

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg set to dock in New York FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2019 file photo, Climate change activist Greta Thunberg waves from the Malizia II boat in Plymouth, England. Thunberg has crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming. On Wednesday, Aug. 28, before dawn, Thunberg tweeted, &#...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Maxime Bernier calls teen climate activist ‘mentally unstable’ After facing scorn on Twitter for saying Thunberg is "mentally unstable" on Sunday, Bernier did not back down in an eight-part tweetstorm the following day....
2019-09-04, 02:13

Swedish Teen Climate Activist Takes School Strike To Gates Of UN Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join......
2019-08-31, 01:39

Greta Thunberg, Swedish teen climate activist, arrives in NYC by sailboat After two weeks sailing across the Atlantic, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in eco-friendly fashion to New York City Wednesday to attend a global warming conference. Thunberg, who refused to fly due to planes’ high carbon emissions, touched dry land around 4 p.m. i...
2019-08-29, 06:26

Teen activist Thunberg urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg is urging world leaders to acknowledge that global warming “is the biggest crisis humanity has ever faced.” Thunberg told political and business leaders at a conference in Austria on Tuesday that it’s their job to inform the pub...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Swedish teen climate activist takes school strike to gates of United Nations Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg took her weekly campaign for greater action on climate change to the gates of the United Nations on Friday, urging "everyone who cares about our future" to join her when world leaders gather in New York next month....
2019-08-30, 19:13

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
2019-09-02, 02:13

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives in New York by boat, putting ‘climate crisis’ in spotlight After a two-week sail across the Atlantic Ocean, young climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in the Big Apple on Wednesday to participate in two major climate summits set for UN Headquarters next month....
2019-08-29, 02:00

Not the Mayflower, but Close: Greta Thunberg Prepares to Sail for America The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-13, 23:26

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
2019-08-14, 23:26

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-14, 20:39

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
2019-08-18, 17:13

Greta Thunberg to set sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg will set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
2019-08-14, 14:39

Greta Thunberg sets sail on Atlantic crossing for climate conferences on zero-carbon yacht Environmental activist Greta Thunberg set sail from Plymouth today on a carbon neutral yacht to attend UN summits in New York and Chile on tackling global warming....
2019-08-14, 21:00

Family flying guide: Avoid these mistakes when you travel with kids Planning to travel with kids? Before you make plans or fly with your family, you'll want to read this.        ...
2019-05-22, 18:01

So, how much did the Planetary Society’s light sail really sail? This image was taken during the LightSail 2 sail deployment sequence on July 23, 2019 at 18:49 UTC. The sail is almost fully deployed here and appears warped near the edges due to the spacecraft's 185-degree fisheye camera lens. For the last four decades, th...
2019-08-02, 20:52

Sailing with a message, teen activist lands in NYC Cheering crowds welcomed Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg to a Manhattan marina Wednesday after a trans-Atlantic trip on a sailboat to attend a climate conference. The 16-year-old and her crew finished a two-week crossing from England. (Aug. 28)        ...
2019-08-29, 08:52

Teen activist Greta Thunberg arrives off NYC after 2-week trans-Atlantic voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate change activist from Sweden, arrived in the waters off New York City Wednesday after a two-week sailing journey across the Atlantic Ocean....
2019-08-28, 20:52

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
2019-08-05, 22:39

Teen allegedly stabs brother to avoid long car trip with him Not exactly brotherly love. A 13-year-old Tennessee boy told authorities in Florida that he stabbed his older brother because he’d rather spend time in the slammer than be stuck in the car for hours with his sibling. The teen suspect, from Tennessee, was arrested Saturday for stabbing his 15-year-ol...
2019-07-09, 07:26

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
2019-07-19, 16:13

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at school after the summer holidays. Instead, she made a sign that read “School strike for climate cha...
2019-05-24, 14:39

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
2019-09-10, 19:13

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in attendance to act....
2019-05-28, 19:26

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
2019-08-30, 16:26

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes Atlantic journey The activist has made the 14-day carbon-free journey on a yacht featuring solar panels and electricity-producing turbines. She has called for states to take bold action and reverse climate change before it's too late....
2019-08-28, 18:00

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
2019-08-29, 20:39

Activist Greta Thunberg gets preview of UNHQ ahead of climate summit Two days after disembarking from her carbon-free yacht in New York, teen climate activist Greta Thunberg paid a visit to UN Headquarters on Friday, after joining participants of her global climate strike movement, Fridays for Future, at the Organization’s gates....
2019-08-31, 00:26

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who has shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Climate Activist Greta Thunberg, 16, Arrives in New York After Sailing Across the Atlantic Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on Wednesday after sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to call attention to the need for quick action to save the planet. Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, embarked in the racing sailboat Malizia II from Plymouth in the United Kingdom...
2019-08-29, 01:39

Climate activist Greta Thunberg completes trans-Atlantic journey The activist made the 14-day carbon-free journey on a yacht featuring solar panels and electricity-producing turbines. She has called for action to reverse climate change and had a message for President Trump....
2019-08-29, 01:39

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain......
2019-08-02, 06:39

Teenage activist Greta takes climate campaign to the high seas With the wind in her hair and TV cameras pointing at her, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg began a trans-Atlantic crossing in a racing yacht on Wednesday to further her campaign for stronger action against climate change....
2019-08-14, 18:39

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning media, focusing especially on climate change....
2019-07-01, 08:13

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
2019-08-02, 11:01

Climate activist Thunberg faces challenging boat trip from UK to New York, skipper says Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain to the United States said on Thursday....
2019-08-02, 21:52

Climate activist Greta Thunberg makes surprise visit to German forest While on her way to a UN climate conference, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg stopped in western Germany to stand with activists at the Hambach Forest. The woods have been threatened by a nearby lignite mine....
2019-08-11, 10:39

Greta Thunberg, youth climate activist sailing across the Atlantic Ocean, completes voyage Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, wouldn't fly to New York for a United Nations summit on climate because of emissions from air travel.        ...
2019-08-28, 19:39

Climate activist celebrities arrive at 'Google Camp' by yachts, helicopters, and private jets Scores of A-list celebrities arrived in Sicily, Italy this week for the annual "Google Camp" to discuss the threat of climate change while communing with some of the wealthiest tech entrepreneurs in the world to a posh, seaside resort....
2019-07-31, 22:26

UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future GENEVA (AP) — Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific report says. That creates a vicious cycle which is already making food more expensive, scarcer and less nutritious....
2019-08-08, 19:52

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with your lazy neighbour if you want to protect your property against wildfires, gardeners have been warned, as the UK faces an increasing risk of blazes fr...
2019-06-22, 07:52

GOP lawmakers skipped town to avoid a climate change vote. Then the governor called the police. Republicans, facing down a Democratic supermajority bent on passing bills to combat climate change, resorted to some last-ditch political arithmetic: no senators, no votes....
2019-06-21, 16:26

'People should be terrified': one teen's hunger strike over the climate crisis Giovanni Tamacas starved himself for 10 days in the US capital to protest about a ‘criminally complicit’ government’s inactionFood shortages, social disruption and riots. That’s the future 19-year-old Giovanni Tamacas envisioned during the 10 days he starved himself in the nation’s capital in a hung...
2019-08-09, 14:00

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys will petition a panel of judges to let their climat...
2019-06-04, 13:26

Japan tests a ‘flying car’ amid global race to win self-flying vehicles battle Japanese electronics giant NEC tested its drone-like ‘flying car’ prototype, which can hover over 10 feet. It’s latest development in the global race to launch self-flying vehicles....
2019-08-06, 05:13

Japanese Electronics Company NEC Demos A Flying Car That's Not Really A Flying Car I know plenty of news outlets are calling this thing a flying car, but let’s be clear here: this isn’t a flying car. It’s a drone you and some of your pals can ride in. It’s not designed to drive on the roads like a car, and then transform into an air vehicle, which makes sense, because it’s not a f...
2019-08-06, 23:52

| Teen schools Trump on climate | Massive drug haul: WATCH the top world news videos for today Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science | 755kg of ice found in putrid cowhides in Mexican shipping container; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
2019-08-29, 10:00

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last day....
2019-08-01, 03:52

The man who makes boats that will never sail Master shipbuilder Tam Kam Chun is on a mission. Every day, the 71-year-old spends hours at an abandoned Macao shipyard, hunched over a table, hard at work. With only stray dogs for company and a single electric fan to keep him cool, he meticulously hand-crafts the sort of fishing boats that have be...
2019-09-02, 12:26

Fortnite Throw Flying Disc in Week 3 Season 9: How to throw and catch the Flying Disc Toy? Fortnite Week 3 Challenges for Season 9 go live later today and this time around Epic Games wants players to Throw The Flying Disc Toy And Catch It Before It Lands. Here's how you do it!...
2019-05-23, 14:00

Come Sail Away With Seafaring Prince George in a Captain Hat Prince George of Cambridge who has lost some baby teeth is here to supply everyone with some daily cuteness. Never one to be camera-shy, the royal showed off the new gap in the front of his mouth as his parents, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, participated in ...
2019-08-09, 06:52

Barty stops US teen's French run; faces Czech teen in final Ash Barty came back from a set and a break down to end 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova's French Open run with a topsy-turvy 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 victory that put her in her first Grand Slam final        ...
2019-06-07, 15:39

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
2019-06-20, 18:52

British woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the world alone Jeanne Socrates from Hampshire completes non-stop, unassisted 320-day voyage in CanadaA 77-year-old British woman has become the oldest person to sail around the world alone, non-stop, and unassisted.Jeanne Socrates, from Lymington, Hampshire, completed her 320-day voyage in Victoria, Canada. She wa...
2019-09-09, 19:39

Her mom broke barriers with an all-female crew. She’s about to set sail on the same yacht. The story of Tracy Edwards and the Maiden crew that competed in the round-the-world Whitbread race is the subject of a new documentary, which has inspired her daughter to take part in a similar journey....
2019-07-04, 21:52

World's longest cruise sets sail from London Viking Cruises has just launched its "Ultimate World Cruise" -- a 245-day luxury journey aimed at setting the Guinness World Record for the longest continuous passenger cruise....
2019-09-02, 12:00

Ships set sail in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than 30 years Five small ships sailed out of harbor on Monday in Japan's first commercial whale hunt in more than three decades, a move that has aroused global condemnation and fears for the fate of whales....
2019-07-01, 05:13

500 Years Ago Today Magellan and Elcano Set Sail to Conquer the World On August 10, 1519, King Charles of Spain watched naval officers Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano set sail to the ‘Spice Islands’, now the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. 239 brave men boarded five ships, and to evade the Portuguese fleet, Magellan first sailed south and west from Seville. ...
2019-08-10, 17:26

2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait, draw China protest Two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in an apparent show of support for the government of the self-ruled island, which China claims as its own...
2019-05-23, 11:39

Russia's floating nuclear plant sets sail for the Arctic A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge could become a "Chernobyl on ice."...
2019-08-24, 05:13

"Murderous Assault": Steelmaker SAIL's Chairman Attacked In Delhi The chairman of India's largest state-owned steel producer was assaulted by some people armed with iron rods in the national capital on Wednesday night, the Steel Authority of India Ltd said....
2019-08-08, 13:52

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
2019-08-19, 22:39

LightSail 2 unfurls solar sail and begins travelling through space The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has unfolded its silvery sails, which will be propelled by the force of sunlight to demonstrate solar sailing...
2019-07-23, 23:39

In photos: Ships sail into New York City for Fleet Week Hundreds of U.S. sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen arrive in New York City for the 31st annual Fleet Week. Eleven U.S. ships and two from Canada glided up the Hudson River on Wednesday to dock in the city for a week of activities, including concerts and ship tours....
2019-05-23, 16:52

British woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the world alone – video Jeanne Socrates has sailed into the history books after navigating her 11.5-metre (38ft) boat around the world, alone and unassisted, in 320 days. Socrates, from Lymington, Hampshire, started and completed her journey in Victoria, CanadaBritish woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the wor...
2019-09-11, 02:00

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01, 14:39

Wimbledon day six: Federer, Nadal, Barty and Serena Williams sail through Day six at Wimbledon saw some big names in action with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Serena Williams all on court. Federer and Nadal progressed into the next round with routine wins over Lucas Pouille and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga respectively. The dream team of Andy Murray and Serena Willia...
2019-07-07, 12:13

One legacy of Carl Sagan may take flight next week—a working solar sail Enlarge / Artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth. (credit: Josh Spradling / The Planetary Society) As early as next Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will launch a cluster of 24 satellites for the US Air Force. Known as the Space Test Program-2 mission, the rocket will deposit its pa...
2019-06-20, 17:39

Iranian oil tanker sets sail after Gibraltar rejects U.S. detainment order Gibraltar authorities released an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain over 40 days ago after rejecting a request by the United States to continue detaining the vessel....
2019-08-19, 08:52

US makes last-ditch attempt to stop Iranian supertanker setting sail The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West....
2019-08-17, 22:39

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns....
2019-08-24, 22:52

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploitation....
2019-07-03, 13:52

77-year-old British woman sets the record as the oldest person to sail around the world This 77-year-old British woman is the oldest person ever to sail around the world, non-stop, unassisted, and by herself.        ...
2019-09-10, 20:26

Wimbledon day three: Djokovic, Gauff and Auger-Aliassime sail through as Edmund exits – video Cori Gauff, 15, showed her stunning first-round victory over Venus Williams was no fluke as she outclassed Magdaléna Rybáriková to reach the third round at Wimbledon.Novak Djokovic's quest for a fifth Wimbledon title also gained momentum as he scythed down unseeded American Denis Kudla, and teenage ...
2019-07-04, 05:00

Oceanic Indiana Jones Attempts to Sail the Black Sea in an Ancient Egyptian Reed Boat Described by the New York Times as “part P. T. Barnum and part Indiana Jones” an eccentric former German school teacher ...
2019-08-03, 08:13

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threat facing the country. Angus Taylor, who spent much...
2019-06-03, 08:39

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 Americans earlier this month and found that … Cont...
2019-09-16, 01:13

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase “climate change” should be avoided because it “so...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate change as a “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown” a...
2019-05-22, 03:39

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13, 14:52

Taiwan says 2 US warships sail through Taiwan Strait TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s defense ministry says two U.S. warships have sailed through the Taiwan Strait in the latest apparent move by Washington to challenge China’s claims in the region. A ministry statement says the ships passed through from south to north on Wednesday without in...
2019-05-23, 06:26

Jacksonville, Fla. prepares for Hurricane Dorian Officials in Jacksonville, Florida are issuing strong warnings to residents about Hurricane Dorian. "Today is your last day to get prepared for Dorian," said Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. (Sept. 3)        ...
2019-09-03, 23:52

Mo Willems Prepares Another 'Pigeon' Book Mo Willems, the best-selling author of ‘Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!’ and other books for children, has a new installment in his series about a strong-willed bird....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Florida prepares for Hurricane Dorian Hurricane Dorian strengthens to a Category 3 storm, posing a significant threat to Florida; residents filled sandbags and stocked up on emergency items from hardware supply stores as the threat of Dorian loomed. (Aug. 30)        ...
2019-08-31, 06:39

C.C. Sabathia Prepares for His Goodbye to Cleveland. Or Maybe Not. Saturday loomed as his last start ever in the city where he began his career. Still, this year’s All-Star Game is in Cleveland. And what if Sabathia takes part?...
2019-06-08, 23:26

Tesla prepares to boost production An internal Tesla e-mail said the company "hit new records in all production lines for output and efficiency" in the most recent quarter and that "quality is also reaching record highs."...
2019-07-10, 12:26

Downton Abbey prepares for musical extravaganza Actor Jim Carter and the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, prepare for a special musical event in June. (May 28)        ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
2019-06-10, 23:39

New 2021 Mercedes C-Class prepares for evolution News 23 Aug, 2019 New Mercedes C-Class saloon to arrive in 2021 with hybrid tech throughout the range, and our exclusive images preview how it could look...
2019-08-24, 12:26

Trump Administration Prepares Sale of F-16s to Taiwan The Trump administration has decided to sell billions of dollars’ worth of F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, according to people familiar with the matter, in a move likely to anger Beijing at a sensitive point in U.S.-China relations....
2019-08-17, 19:00

As ‘Rocketman’ Prepares to Take Off, Hollywood Holds Its Breath Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Washington DC prepares for July Fourth Celebration Washington, D.C is preparing for the annual July 4th celebrations to be held on the National Mall. President Trump plans to deliver a speech. A U.S. official tells AP military vehicles to be used in the event are stored at a railyard. (July 2)        ...
2019-07-02, 15:52

Trump prepares for 'productive' talks with Xi on trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he hoped for productive talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on a trade war that is casting a shadow on global growth, but said he had not made any promises about a reprieve from escalating tariffs....
2019-06-28, 16:39

Coast Guard prepares as Dorian approaches S.C. The U.S. Coast Guard is preparing boats and helicopters for any rescue operations that may be needed after Hurricane Dorian makes its way along the South Carolina coast. (Sept. 4)        ...
2019-09-05, 09:13

Trump prepares to slap tariffs on Mexico US and Mexican negotiators resumed migration talks Friday as Team Trump ramped up the pressure by preparing to submit a legal notification saying that it planned to slap tariffs on the country’s imports on Monday. Marc Short, Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, told reporters at the White H...
2019-06-07, 19:39

Verizon Ventures Prepares for 5G Startup Wave As wireless carriers begin rolling out next-generation 5G network technology and as 5G-enabled smartphones reach consumers, some investors are readying for a boom in new startups....
2019-09-12, 23:26

As Fed Prepares to Cut Rates, Some See Path to Higher Yields A reduction by the central bank could actually lead to higher long-term Treasury yields if such a cut helps spur inflation—or at least the fear of inflation among investors....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Iran prepares to ramp up uranium enrichment Iran has suggested that it will boost uranium enrichment to 5% — well above the 3.67% cap set under the 2015 nuclear deal. Tehran has begun to row back on commitments after the US withdrew from the accord....
2019-07-07, 02:52

Japan prefecture prepares for a month's rainfall in a day More than 1 million people in southern Japan were ordered to evacuate Wednesday, as the region braced itself for a month's worth of rain in a single day, according to local officials....
2019-07-03, 19:13

Mexico Prepares New Charges Against Former Pemex Boss Mexican authorities are preparing to file more criminal charges against the former head of state oil company Petróleos Mexicanos, expanding the anticorruption efforts launched by the government of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador....
2019-08-21, 06:52

Djokovic prepares for Wimbledon with 'seven-hour' meeting Preparing to try and retain a Wimbledon title is arduous enough but men's top seed Novak Djokovic says he has spent as much time in the past few days playing politics as hitting tennis balls....
2019-06-29, 22:13

No. 25 Stanford prepares for season opener vs. Northwestern Stanford coach David Shaw enters every season with a level of curiosity about how everything he's seen in spring ball and fall camp will transfer over to the season       ...
2019-08-30, 20:52

U.S. Prepares Charges Over Venezuela's Food-Aid Program The U.S. is preparing measures ranging from criminal charges to sanctions against people involved in Venezuela’s military-run emergency food program, part of an effort to target what U.S. officials describe as a large-scale money laundering operation run by the government....
2019-05-21, 22:52

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
2019-08-12, 02:00

Huawei may be building an Ark (OS) as it prepares for life after Android With the news that Huawei may lose access to Google's Android platform, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is in need of a new operating system for its future handsets, and its name may already be decided.It appears Huawei has trademarked a few names in Europe, with the applications spotted by...
2019-05-28, 12:00

Trump administration prepares ban on flavored e-cigarettes WASHINGTON DC (NBC NEWS) – The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at least six people, U.S. health secretary Alex Azar told rep...
2019-09-11, 21:52

Fireworks finale: Daytona prepares for last race in July The July race at Daytona International Speedway is a one-of-a-kind celebration at NASCAR's most famous track       ...
2019-07-05, 01:13

Tucson Fire prepares for “A” Mountain firework show TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest 4th of July fireworks shows will be on Sentinel Peak, also known as “A” Mountain. It is common for the fireworks to start a brush fire on the mountain. The most recent one was in 2017. The Tucson Fire Department (TFD) wants to make sure that d...
2019-07-04, 23:39

Japanese fleet prepares to resume commercial whaling Japanese whaling ships prepared on Sunday to set to sea, with crews gathering on decks in a northern port a day ahead of Japan's first commercial whaling hunt in more than 30 years....
2019-06-30, 12:26

Forever 21 prepares for potential bankruptcy filing: Bloomberg Fashion retailer Forever 21 Inc is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people with knowledge of the plans....
2019-08-29, 00:00

Britain Doubles 2019 Budget As It Prepares To Leave EU Britain will provide an extra £2.1 billion ($2.6 billion, 2.3 billion euros) to prepare for leaving the European Union, with or without a deal, doubling its current 2019 budget, the government......
2019-08-01, 05:52

India prepares to count votes, with Modi looking at second term India begins counting hundreds of millions of votes in its general election on Thursday, with a coalition led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party already preparing to form the next government....
2019-05-23, 01:01

After 30 years, Japan prepares to resume commercial whaling Fishermen in remote Pacific port plan to depart for hunt on Monday, despite global outcryOn Monday morning, after a short ceremony to pray for a bountiful catch and safety at sea, five ships will slip out of a port in northern Japan to hunt whales for profit for the first time in more than 30 years....
2019-06-28, 04:13

U.K. clears Huawei to supply some 5G gear as U.S. prepares to ease ban Huawei appears to be making some headway toward resuming business with U.S. companies and getting its 5G gear into the hands of U.K. telecom carriers.Read More...
2019-07-15, 22:39

London prepares for controversial visit from Trump family For Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's unflappable monarch, the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump, his family and his armoured entourage on Monday means a full day of ceremony and toasts topped by a magnificent banquet at Buckingham Palace....
2019-06-02, 17:26

Mauritania prepares for historic election as discontent simmers Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country's first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960....
2019-06-20, 21:00

Hurricane Dorian strengthens as Florida prepares for impact Residents of Florida on Friday were boarding up windows and stocking up on food, water and gas as Hurricane Dorian gained strength and slowly churned toward the U.S. mainland....
2019-08-30, 23:13

U.S Army prepares to test hypersonic weapon in 2020 Officials said they plan to field the hypersonic weapon by 2023, and that they also expect to field the first combat vehicles with lasers on them in 2022....
2019-06-05, 23:00

Man Jumps On Plane Wing As It Prepares For Takeoff In Nigeria A man climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at an airport in Nigeria's Lagos city, causing panic among passengers, authorities said....
2019-07-20, 22:52

Airbus prepares counter-punch to new Boeing mid-sized jet Airbus hinted on Tuesday at a price battle and imminent aircraft revamp to counter a possible new Boeing mid-sized jet, promising a "left hook, right hook" from two of its established models....
2019-05-21, 23:13

U.S. Prepares to Arrest Thousands of Immigrant Family Members Some of those targeted might end up being held in hotel rooms until their travel documents can be prepared. ICE’s goal is to deport the families as quickly as possible....
2019-07-11, 08:52

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profitVirgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson’s space tourism venture, is preparing to go public.It has struck a deal with a special-purpose acquisition firm, Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings, which will invest $800m (...
2019-07-09, 10:52

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some EU citizens who are currently eligible for free tr...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Portland prepares for city's largest far-right rally of the Trump era Police are fearful of an outbreak of violence at the ‘End Domestic Terrorism’ rally, which is targeted at Portland’s antifascist groupsPortland is preparing for a large far-right rally on Saturday that may be the largest in a series of demonstrations that have descended on the city in the Trump era....
2019-08-16, 18:00

Justice Department Prepares Antitrust Investigation of Google The Justice Department is gearing up for an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a move that could present a major new layer of regulatory scrutiny for the search giant....
2019-06-01, 03:00

Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension Risky Jennings match can pay off for Joe Joyce, writes Daniel Herbert The post Bryant Jennings prepares to enter the Joe Joyce dimension appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-09, 23:00

British PM Theresa May prepares to step down; 13 seek to replace her Thirteen candidates are vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is preparing to step down Friday after failing to reach an agreement on Brexit....
2019-06-03, 19:39

The Latest: Boston prepares for Game 7 of Stanley Cup Final BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Preparations are well underway on the streets outside Boston’s TD Garden in the hours before Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. By early afternoon, police were setting up sidewalk barriers in preparation for...
2019-06-12, 20:52

Amid Lockdown, J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state....
2019-08-09, 00:13

City of Tucson prepares for monsoon with Operation Splash TUCSON – The monsoon is fast approaching. Its official first day is June 15. Driving flooded streets can get chaotic and dangerous, which is why the city is already preparing. Anyone who has lived in Tucson for the monsoon knows that when it rains, it floods. The City of Tucson is placing nume...
2019-06-05, 23:00

Mexico prepares for migration meeting as U.S. deal expires Mexico is preparing to set out the steps it has taken to curb illegal immigration under a deal struck with U.S. President Donald Trump in June to cut the number of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. border....
2019-09-05, 19:52

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presidency....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Michael B. Jordan prepares for a fight in the first trailer for Just Mercy It’s been over four years since Michael B. Jordan was first billed to star in Just Mercy, the biographical legal drama based on the memoir of attorney and activist Bryan Stevenson. It spent a little time in Developmental Hell, but the project managed to quickly claw its way out after the casting of...
2019-09-04, 15:52

Disney Enlists Superfans as It Prepares to Face Off Against Netflix Disney’s high-profile attempt to compete in streaming was center stage at D23, where a slew of new shows and movies for Disney+ was announced and fans were offered a three-year deal for the service at a deep discount....
2019-08-25, 01:39

Stalemate at Stormont to hit milestone as N Ireland prepares for The Open Next week marks two-and-a-half years since Northern Ireland's power-sharing government collapsed - and politicians are still struggling to restore it....
2019-07-07, 16:39

Crowdfunded spacecraft LightSail 2 prepares to go sailing on sunlight Among the many spacecraft and satellites ascending to space on Monday’s Falcon Heavy launch, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 may be the most interesting. If all goes well, a week from launch it will be moving through space — slowly, but surely — on nothing more than the force exerted...
2019-06-21, 20:13

Love Island star: 'No amount of support prepares you for fame' Former Love Islander Eyal Booker has spoken out to stand up for the show over the issues of diversity and support for contestants that have made headlines in recent weeks....
2019-06-08, 00:26

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google: WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
2019-06-01, 04:01

U.S. Justice Department prepares anti-trust investigation of Google -WSJ The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an anti-trust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing sources....
2019-06-01, 06:13

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01, 06:52

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust investigation, report says The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-03, 18:52

Nordstrom Family Prepares New Proposal to Increase Stake in Retailer The family behind Nordstrom is seeking to strengthen its grip on the department-store chain following a decline in its shares that has stoked tension on the board....
2019-08-01, 02:00

India Loses Contact with Probe Just as It Prepares to Land on Moon India may have failed at its attempt to land a probe on the moon: It has lost communication with the lunar lander minutes before it was supposed to reach the lunar surface....
2019-09-07, 11:52

Andy Murray says he is back in love with tennis as he prepares for Queen’s • ‘The reason you do it is because it is fun’• Admits that after earlier surgery he wanted to retireAndy Murray made it eloquently clear on the eve of his third comeback that his expectations have shifted from an all-out quest for victory – the hunger that broke his body – to enjoying tennis for the...
2019-06-16, 19:52

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Huawei prepares for 40%-60% fall in international smartphone shipments- Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is preparing for a 40% to 60% decline in international smartphone shipments, Bloomberg reported https://bloom.bg/2XQRiqH on Sunday....
2019-06-17, 03:00

UK PM prepares plan to legally stop Brexit extension: The Telegraph British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has prepared plans to legally stop any Brexit extension, the Daily Telegraph http://bit.ly/2ZP87Yc reported late on Sunday....
2019-09-09, 06:26

Nordstrom family prepares proposal for major stake in retailer - WSJ Shares of Nordstrom Inc rose 7% on Wednesday after the Wall Street Journal reported that members of the retailer's founding family are in the early stages of discussing a proposal to boost their roughly one-third stake to over 50%, citing people familiar with the matter....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."...
2019-06-17, 14:26

Cooking for gold: How the German team prepares for the Culinary Olympics DW went into the kitchen to learn how the German team aims to win next February at one of the world’s most prestigious cooking competitions. There’s much more to German cuisine than meets the eye....
2019-06-27, 19:13

Georgia prepares for first LGBT pride amid threats of violence After being beaten in Tbilisi six years ago, the country’s LGBT activists are ready to be boldSix years on, the violent scene remains imprinted in the minds of Georgia’s LGBT community: dozens of gay rights demonstrators being beaten in the streets of Tbilisi by black-frocked priests and far-right p...
2019-06-16, 12:52

Florida prepares to open shelters as Hurricane Dorian approaches South Florida counties in line to receive a direct hit from Hurricane Dorian plan to open shelters beginning Sunday, county officials and Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday....
2019-08-31, 07:52

Global markets fall as China prepares to hit back at US in trade war Dow Jones slumps after Beijing signals readiness to restrict exports of rare-earth elementsFinancial markets around the world have sold off sharply after Beijing signalled a readiness to strike back at Washington in their escalating trade war by restricting exports of rare-earth elements.Wall Street...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th annual Bloom Night TUCSON –Did someone say desert bloom watch? Last year, more than 160,000 people tuned in to watch Rosie, the famed corpse flower bloom at the Tucson Botanical Gardens. This summer, the Tohono Chul prepares for its 28th Annual Bloom Night – to catch a glimpse of the mysterious Queen of the Night, the...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
2019-06-19, 23:39

Hong Kong prepares for more China extradition bill protests Hong Kong is preparing for another weekend of protests over a controversial China extradition bill -- just days after police tactics during violent demonstrations drew international condemnation....
2019-06-14, 09:00

Boris Johnson prepares for Biarritz balancing act with Donald Trump The PM has so far been careful not to break with the EU on key policies. Now the quixotic US president could force his handBoris Johnson will sit down for breakfast on Sunday morning with a man he once famously described as “betraying a quite stupefying ignorance that makes him frankly unfit to hold...
2019-08-24, 21:13

Nigel Farage wants a role in Brexit negotiations, prepares for UK election Nigel Farage, elected as a member of the European Parliament for the Brexit Party, said he wanted his team involved in Brexit negotiations and that he was preparing for a general election....
2019-05-27, 06:00

Iranian Tanker Prepares to Offload Oil to Syria-Bound Ships The Iranian oil tanker released from Gibraltar over U.S. objections earlier this month is set to offload its cargo to smaller vessels that will take the crude to Syria, potentially violating the terms of its release, according to people familiar with its plans....
2019-08-31, 14:26

Hong Kong prepares for more protests on anniversary of handover to China A protest march has been called for Monday, the third in three weeks, this one on the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China on July 1, 1997....
2019-06-30, 15:26

Danish regulator prepares report for police on Danske overcharging Denmark's financial watchdog has prepared a draft report to send to Danish police over Danske Bank's overcharging of customers, a scandal that led to the dismissal of the bank's former interim chief executive....
2019-08-21, 16:39

J&K Administration Prepares For Friday Prayers, Jammu University Closed Jammu and Kashmir administration has made arrangements to ensure "smooth and peaceful" Friday prayers amid a lockdown after the center's move to scrap special status to the state and declare it as a......
2019-08-09, 06:52

Fears of 'Chernobyl on ice' as Russia prepares floating nuclear plant Scepticism and safety concerns persist before vessel begins 4,000-mile Arctic journey“I feel like I’m one of the first cosmonauts going into space,” said Vladimir Irminku, one of the chief engineers of the Akademik Lomonosov, as he stood on the deck of the giant, box-like platform on a chilly summer...
2019-08-04, 19:26

Florida prepares for impact as Hurricane Dorian churns toward U.S. coast Florida's governor on Friday urged residents to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week....
2019-08-30, 20:26

Rose McGowan prepares for Edinburgh show set in her childhood world Hollywood actress Rose McGowan will take Edinburgh Festival Fringe audiences to a "freer place" with a show set in the imaginary world she escaped to as a child....
2019-08-04, 08:26

'We can do it': Johnson hopeful of Brexit deal as he prepares to meet Juncker Boris Johnson has said he believes he can strike a Brexit deal in the next few weeks - as he prepares for his first face-to-face negotiations with EU chiefs....
2019-09-16, 06:13

Promoted: Jack Butel prepares for British GT finale at Donington Aston Martin Racing Academy driver Jack Butel is hoping to end the 2019 British GT campaign on a high at the final round at Donington Park this weekend...
2019-09-15, 10:26

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circulating in the Gulf of Mexico south of New Orleans, is heading for the shore and approaching hurricane speeds, threatening to dump torrential rain on the...
2019-07-12, 18:52

Frankfurt prepares to defuse WWII bomb, thousands evacuated Thousands of people have been evacuated from a district of Frankfurt that includes the European Central Bank headquarters as authorities prepare to defuse a 500-kilo (1,100-pound) World War II bomb...
2019-07-07, 11:52

As McGahn Prepares to Defy Subpoena, Democrats’ Anger Swells The House Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would soon hold a contempt vote, while other members were expected to go public with calls for an impeachment inquiry....
2019-05-21, 16:00

White House prepares gun proposals but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 02:26

White House prepares gun proposals, but where Trump stands is unclear The White House is looking into a number of ideas, including some version of expanded background checks and additional resources for addressing mental-health issues....
2019-09-14, 09:13

Morocco prepares to launch tender for 230 MW plant in Atlas mountains The Moroccan agency for sustainable energy (Masen) said it opened on Tuesday the first stage in a tender process to build, operate and maintain a 230 megawatt solar plant near the town of Midelt in the Atlas mountains....
2019-07-10, 15:26

House prepares to formally endorse Trump-related subpoenas House Democrats are preparing to pass a measure intended to strengthen their court case to access President Donald Trump's personal financial information, a direct response to questions raised by a Trump-appointed judge during an Appeals Court hearing earlier this month. The proposal, filed Tuesday ...
2019-07-23, 23:13

Theresa May looks teary as she prepares to be axed as Prime Minister TOMORROW THERESA May looked teary as she headed back to Downing Street as pressure intensifies on her to resign as Prime Minister – with her potentially being binned as early as Friday....
2019-05-23, 12:13

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon. Following its arrival, it will manoeuvre into a c...
2019-07-12, 10:39

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toaster, will unfurl its sails at approximately 8:22 a.m. ET on Tuesday....
2019-07-22, 22:26

‘They are barbaric’: Turkey prepares to flood 12,000-year-old city to build dam The ancient settlement of Hasankeyf will soon be submerged as part of a controversial dam project – despite residents’ protestsAfter the half-hour drive from Batman in south-east Turkey, the ancient city of Hasankeyf, which sits on the banks of the Tigris River, appears as an oasis.Hasankeyf is thou...
2019-09-12, 13:00

Flying high at 103! (KING) A 103-year-old Seattle woman may have set a new Guinness World Record for being the oldest female tandem skydiver. Kathryn “Kitty” Hodges jumped out of a plane 10,000 feet over Snohomish County on Thursday, strapped to an instructor with Skydive Snohomish. Their free-fall lasted about 30 seco...
2019-08-16, 21:39

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 120 kph, the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 120 kph or higher....
2019-07-13, 18:39

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race India is looking to solidify its place among the world’s spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole...
2019-07-12, 08:26

‘Adulting 101’ class prepares students for life after high school graduation LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – It seems like children everywhere want to grow up and be an adult, but when they actually do grow up and realize that they’re an adult, they want to go back to being a child again. If you look up the word “adulting” in the dictionary, you will see it explained as “the ...
2019-06-05, 23:00

As Peloton prepares IPO, music publishers seek to double lawsuit to $300 million Music publishers have asked a federal judge to let them double their lawsuit against Peloton Interactive Inc to $300 million, saying the maker of stationary bicycles has streamed more than 2,000 workout videos used without permission....
2019-09-14, 01:39

UPDATE 4-Florida prepares for impact as Hurricane Dorian churns toward U.S. coast Florida's governor on Friday urged residents to stock up on at least a week's worth of food, water and medicine and to prepare to lose power and cellphone service for days after Hurricane Dorian makes landfall early next week....
2019-08-30, 20:52

Paris prepares pools, parks and 'cool rooms' for predicted heatwave French capital still carries trauma of 2003 heatwave, when morgues ran out of spaceParis pools will host night swimming, large parks will stay open all hours and special “cool rooms” will be set up in town hall buildings as French authorities fear for residents’ health during the anticipated Europea...
2019-06-23, 21:26

Bloodhound supersonic car prepares to hit 500mph in world land speed record bid The car, which has a British team behind it, will try and hit 500 miles per hour on a new custom-built racetrack on a salt flat in South Africa, as it renews its world land speed record campaign....
2019-07-11, 20:39

US Justice Department Prepares Google Anti-Trust Probe: Sources The US Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources......
2019-06-02, 02:00

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
2019-09-06, 01:26

Skepticism, Concern as Trump Prepares to Visit Sites of Mass Shootings (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is bringing a message aimed at national unity and healing to the sites of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. But the words he offers for a divided America will be complicated by his own incendiary, anti-immigrant rhetoric that mirrors language linke...
2019-08-07, 16:13

Christine Lagarde Defends the European Central Bank’s Low Rates as She Prepares to Take Over (FRANKFURT, Germany) — Incoming European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde is defending the bank’s record low rates and other stimulus measures as she prepares to take over with the economy facing trouble from trade wars and Brexit. During hearings in the European parliament Wednesday,...
2019-09-05, 10:26

Washington Prepares for a July 4 Spectacle, Starring and Produced by President Trump The president has ordered the last-minute transformation of the traditional July 4 activities into what he calls “a celebration of America” and that critics call a celebration of Donald J. Trump....
2019-07-04, 08:01

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh government, the country’s foreign minister has said...
2019-07-19, 08:52

Buckle in: Supreme Court prepares for dramatic four-week sprint to end the term The Supreme Court is entering the final rounds of a term featuring a newly solidified conservative majority that has faced off at times against the four liberal justices and seen some dramatic moments....
2019-06-03, 13:39

Nordstrom family reportedly prepares proposal to increase stake in retailer The Nordstrom family last year aborted talks to take the retailer private after an initial offer of $50 a share was rejected as too low. Shares of the retailer have in recent weeks dipped nearly $20 below that offer....
2019-07-31, 20:52

Netflix Edits out Graphic Suicide Scene From 13 Reasons Why as It Prepares New Season Following debate about whether a graphic depiction of death by suicide in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why was suitable for young and potentially vulnerable audiences, the streaming giant has decided to re-edit the scene from the show’s first season. The decision comes ahead of its Season ...
2019-07-16, 18:39

The U.K. Prepares to Jeer and Cheer President Donald Trump During State Visit When U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travel through central London to Buckingham Palace on Monday, they will be greeted by more than one hundred thousand protestors, activists say. Trump arrives in London on Monday for his first official state visit to the U.K. During the th...
2019-06-03, 06:39

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
2019-06-01, 06:13

Cuba Gooding Jr. accused of groping by a second woman as he prepares to turn himself in to NYPD A second woman has accused actor Cuba Gooding Jr. of inappropriately touching her as he is expected to surrender to the New York Police Department to face charges for allegedly groping a different woman at a Manhattan bar....
2019-06-13, 20:13

10 Times Anne Hathaway Candidly Spoke About Motherhood as She Prepares to Welcome Baby No. 2 Oh, baby! It's going to be a party of four in Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman's household. The Ocean's 8 actress shared the exciting news that she and her hubby of nearly 7......
2019-07-25, 05:26

India Prepares To Recover Bodies Of Climbers Feared Killed In Avalanche Authorities in the countryare preparing to recover the bodies of five climbers believed killed in an avalanche, though officials said today it could take several days to coordinate the retrieval....
2019-06-04, 13:52

Activist Wants AT&T to Be More Like Verizon An activist investor’s attempt to force a strategy revamp at AT&T spotlights the diverging paths the two largest U.S. wireless carriers have taken in search of growth....
2019-09-10, 14:52

How to Raise an Activist Over the past few years, I admit to having moments in which I’ve thrown my hands up and said, “It’s going to be up to our kids to fix the mess we’ve made for them. They already seem more capable than we’ve ever been.” Of course, I’d much prefer that we get a better handle on things like gun control,...
2019-08-02, 19:26

How far has flying first class fallen? Frequent domestic first class flyers have noted a decline in premium service, smaller seats and lack of leg rests.       ...
2019-08-10, 03:13

France's New Flying Tax Gets It Backwards Starting in 2020, flying out of France—both domestic and international, but not for connecting passengers—will incur an additional surcharge dubbed an Ecotax, because the revenue raised will go towards “eco-friendly transport infrastructure” such as trains....
2019-07-12, 03:52

The best meals when flying economy Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about what travel experts say are the best meals in economy.       ...
2019-08-12, 21:13

10 rules for flying together as a couple If you're flying as part of a couple, you both need to be sure you're doing it right. Follow these 10 simple rules from embarking to landing and avoid emotional turbulence....
2019-08-05, 15:39

How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks....
2019-08-14, 19:13

How to Reduce Waste While Flying Airlines produce a lot of garbage. Think about the plastic wraps covering your meal, your pair of headphones and blanket, as well as the straws, napkins, and sugar packets that litter the aisles. United Continental Holdings Inc., which owns United Airlines, said they average 65 pounds of garbage a f...
2019-06-05, 22:52

Bentley Flying Spur Bentley's third-generation Flying Spur sedan will grow in size and will feature additional safety technology as the British ultraluxury brand looks to square up better with Mercedes-Benz's retooled AMG S-class and Maybach lineup....
2019-07-20, 16:13

The dream of flying taxis may not be too far off "Mark my words. A combination of airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile. But it will come," Henry Ford quipped in 1940. Our dreams of cars capable of taking flight at the whim of their driver have been around nearly as long as we've had cars......
2019-08-21, 03:13

When will flying turn green? Flying has an impact on the climate and everyone should use planes responsibly — that’s what even airlines say now. "Flight shaming" is making a difference, as our reporter Andreas Spaeth found out....
2019-07-04, 00:00

‘We’re making a stand’: banner brigade prepares blunt message for Trump visit Campaigners were happy to give up a glorious sunny day to staple placards for this week’s big demonstration in LondonBy 2pm they were operating at full capacity, churning out 200 anti-Trump placards an hour. Here, in a ground-floor office in south London, a small army of volunteers was preparing to ...
2019-06-02, 06:00

Israel prepares to demolish homes on Jerusalem outskirts, stoking Palestinian fears Israeli forces began preparations to demolish homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem under the cover of darkness on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism....
2019-07-22, 06:13

Wedding bells sound sweet to Riske as she prepares to face Williams in quarters Alison Riske said she wished she could get married more often after crediting her upcoming nuptials for her barnstorming run at Wimbledon which has earned her a quarter-final date with fellow American Serena Williams....
2019-07-09, 08:00

Johanna Konta senses Wimbledon opportunity as she prepares to face Petra Kvitova • British No 1 says it is an honour to play the Czech• Konta and Kvitova meet in fourth round on MondayJohanna Konta usually prefers not to speak directly about her opponents, focusing only on herself and her methods. But when she plays on Monday for a place in the quarter-finals, she will be do so ...
2019-07-08, 03:13

Jim Mattis, Marine legend who became Trump's 'Mad Dog' Pentagon chief, prepares for media blitz While famously media shy during his time in government, former Secretary of Defense James Mattis offered a brief glimpse into his thoughts on today’s political environment in an essay and interview last week, but the appearance left several questions unanswered....
2019-09-01, 17:52

Florida prepares for ‘absolute monster’ as Hurricane Dorian predicted to reach Category 4 The National Hurricane Center said the Category 2 storm is expected to strengthen into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 with winds of 130 mph (209 kph)....
2019-08-30, 18:52

Boris Johnson prepares to take reins of power as he takes on challenge of delivering Brexit Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Downing Street for the first time as prime minister as he takes on the challenge of delivering his pledge to deliver Brexit by October 31....
2019-07-24, 05:39

Anti-abortion Democrats emerge as Louisiana governor prepares to sign six-week ban Louisiana Democrats are defying party orthodoxy by backing an effective ban on abortion in the state, a development that anti-abortion Democrats are hoping to leverage into greater influence within the party at the national level....
2019-05-30, 02:13

Bungee cord snaps as Florida amusement park ride prepares to launch Freaked-out amusement park riders say they “dodged death” when a bungee cord attached to a ride in Florida broke moments before they were launched into the air. Footage of the scare was captured Saturday night at Cobra Beach Adventure Park in Panama City Beach, where there was a mishap o...
2019-08-22, 12:26

Rual Metro Fire prepares for monsoon with swift water rescue training TUCSON – The Los Ninos pool on the south side is usually open to the public but Friday night, Rual Metro Fire took to the water for swift water rescue training. “Our rescuers stay sharp on all of these skills because of the nature of swift water rescues. There are all kinds of hazards th...
2019-07-07, 10:26

UPDATE 1-As Peloton prepares IPO, music publishers seek to double lawsuit to $300 million Music publishers have asked a federal judge to let them double their lawsuit against Peloton Interactive Inc to $300 million, saying the maker of stationary bicycles has streamed more than 2,000 workout videos used without permission....
2019-09-14, 03:39

Sam Ehlinger shrugs off critics as he prepares for pressure of leading Texas to bigger heights Sam Ehlinger has been criticized. He's also been really successful. The Texas quarterback is simply focused on leading his team to championships.       ...
2019-07-17, 01:13

Tiger Woods plays Pebble Beach practice round as he prepares for US Open Tiger Woods announced this week that he would be playing the Memorial Tournament in preparation for the US Open next month, but that hasn't stopped the 15-time Major champion getting some practice time in around Pebble Beach....
2019-05-25, 14:13

Hong Kong prepares for pro-democracy march amid extradition bill anger Hong Kong authorities called for calm ahead of Monday's annual pro-democracy march, with widespread anger over an extradition bill expected to lead to large crowds after high-profile protests this month against the proposal....
2019-06-30, 14:52

Congress prepares to delay tough decisions on spending with another temporary funding bill Five weeks out from the next shutdown deadline, House leaders are already preparing lawmakers for another short-term spending extension that keeps the government running until late November or early December. Congressional leaders are not expected to pick a firm date for that stopgap until just days...
2019-08-26, 23:26

Activist to AT&T: What's the Plan With WarnerMedia? AT&T promised that its Time Warner deal would help the telecom company take on Silicon Valley giants like Google and Netflix. Now, it is under pressure to deliver....
2019-09-10, 14:52

Watch the Volkswagen ID. R Set Its Flying Lap Around the Nürburgring Earlier this week, the record-crushing Volkswagen ID. R demolished the EV lap record at the Nürburgring by over 40 seconds. Now, sit back and enjoy nine sweet, sweet minutes of footage showing just how the VW team absolutely killed it....
2019-06-05, 16:52

Flying-V will carry passengers in its wings The Dutch national carrier KLM will help to fund the development of a v-shaped, fuel-efficient airplane design known as the Flying-V, in a bid to improve the sustainability of air travel....
2019-06-03, 22:01

Frenchman to try flying across Channel on his flyboard The man who wowed the crowd on Bastille Day, whirling over France’s invited leaders on his flyboard, is making final checks for his biggest challenge: soaring across the English Channel...
2019-07-24, 12:26

US political discourse needs more 'flying flamingos' I don’t claim to be an expert on parliamentary procedure and precedence in the British House of Commons. But I can say one thing: Congress would sure be a helluva lot more fun if the U.S. adopted a couple of Parliament’s traditions here....
2019-09-16, 15:00

We tried a $12,000 'flying surfboard' and it's a lot easier to ride than you may think Lift Foils builds the eFoil, a hydrofoiling board with an electric motor attached to the bottom of the foil. You can fly over the water without wind, waves, a paddle or a tow. We went to Isabela, Puerto Rico to try out the 'flying surfboard,' and it turns out, riding the efoil was easier than we e...
2019-08-01, 00:26

The Latest: Change would allow big flag to keep flying RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the fight over a large American flag in Statesville, N.C. (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Maybe “The Profit” won’t have to go to jail over his flag after all. The city of Statesville, North Carolina, said in a news release Wednesday that its leaders ...
2019-05-30, 00:52

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel With conservation blocking business, the flying squirrel has become a symbol of EU meddling in Finland. But environmentalists are working to win the creature Finnish hearts and habitat....
2019-07-02, 12:39

Here's Uber's dream of flying cars Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a day after a fatal helicopter crash raised safety questions about plans for increased air traffic over cities....
2019-06-12, 16:00

The Pig Fat Sleds and ‘Flying’ Stones of Stonehenge An innovative professor proposes that Britain’s ancient people moved the massive megaliths used to build the world famous stone circle, Stonehenge, by ‘greasing giant sleds with pig lard’ and sliding the stones across the landscape. ...
2019-07-21, 15:13

Flying ants invading UK seen from space On one day every year, as per tradition, Britain is invaded by swarms of flying ants -- and this year, the insects arrived in such vast numbers they were seen from space....
2019-07-19, 09:26

Flying above the Amazon fires, 'all you can see is death' The smoke is so thick, at times the Cessna airplane had to climb to stay out of it. At times your eyes burn and you close the air vents to keep the cabin habitable. Sometimes it is so bad, it is hard to see how bad it actually is on the ground below....
2019-08-27, 00:13

Where’s My Flying Car? The Lowdown on Personal Flight From “Brave New World” to “Blade Runner,” the dream of flying above traffic jams in personal aircraft has a rich history. Now that autonomous vehicles are being tested, it’s natural to ask: Are flying cars next? Jetsons-style family flight is probably decades away, but air taxis could be in wide use...
2019-08-04, 23:39

Turkey prepares to receive Russian missile system, as questions swirl over potential US punishment The shipment of Russia’s highly-anticipated S-400 air defense missile system to Turkey is expected to roll out any day now, roiling the indignation of many U.S. officials and over what punishment will be slapped on the NATO ally. Despite the pressure, Turkey has refused to rescind....
2019-07-10, 02:26

Exclusive: OxyContin maker prepares 'free-fall' bankruptcy as settlement talks stall OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection before the end of the month if it does not reach a settlement with U.S. communities over widespread opioid litigation, three people familiar with the matter said, after some states balked at the company's $10 billion to $12 ...
2019-09-04, 00:13

Queen Elizabeth prepares to host Trumps at glittery state banquet packed with royals As she has done for hundreds of foreign visitors, Queen Elizabeth II will put on an impressive show for President Trump and Melania Trump's visit.        ...
2019-06-03, 21:52

US Open prepares for royalty as Meghan Markle expected to watch Serena Williams in final Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, is expected to watch her friend Serena Williams play for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam in Saturday's championship.       ...
2019-09-07, 03:26

UPDATE 1-Shares in Brazil's Banco Inter soar as bank prepares share offering Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman Sachs and Banco Santander Brasil to manage a 1 billion-reais ($263 million) share offering, one source with knowledge of the matter said....
2019-07-05, 01:13

As it prepares to launch astronauts, Boeing plans to move space headquarters from Arlington to Florida Boeing will move its space headquarters from Arlington, Va., to the Florida Space Coast as it pursues a number of rocket and spacecraft programs, including one that would launch astronauts from American soil for the first time since the space shuttle retired in 2011....
2019-06-19, 19:00

Exclusive: T-Mobile prepares for Boost auction if Dish Network talks stall - sources T-Mobile US Inc is preparing an alternative plan if a deal to sell wireless assets to Dish Network Corp falls through, according to two sources familiar with the matter....
2019-06-20, 07:52

Joe Biden prepares for New York fundraising blitz with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and short seller Jim Chanos The main event of Biden's June trip to the city will be held at the home of the short seller Jim Chanos. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will also be attending....
2019-05-28, 19:52

LGBT activist murdered in St Petersburg Campaigner Yelena Grigoryeva, 41, found with multiple stab woundsRussian campaigners said on Monday that a woman found murdered with multiple stab wounds in the city of Saint Petersburg was a well-known activist who had received threats over her protests for LGBT rights and opposition causes.Authori...
2019-07-23, 00:00

PPG Says It Won't Break Up, Despite Pressure From Activist Investor PPG Industries won’t split its units making building paints and industrial coatings, choosing to forge ahead as a unified company after facing pressure from an activist investor to maximize value in its disparate operations....
2019-05-21, 18:39

'Flying soldier' to attempt Channel crossing Franky Zapata, inventor of jet-powered flyboard, expects to cross in 20 minutesA former jetski champion and French military reservist who became known as the “flying soldier” after he invented a jet-powered hoverboard will attempt to cross the Channel this week.Franky Zapata, who impressed France wi...
2019-07-21, 15:52

New Flying Spur will be first Bentley with all-wheel steering Four-door model, to be revealed in June 11, promises “unparalled agility” The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will be the first model from the marque to receive all-wheel steering, as the car maker seeks to make its four-door luxury saloon the most dynamic yet. Alongside this, it will also fe...
2019-05-29, 18:13

Company aims to make flying ‘less miserable’ Being stuck in the plane’s cramped middle seats can be a real pain in the behind – often figuratively and literally – but a company in Colorado is aiming to change that. Molon Labe Seating’s new S1 “Space Seat” design, which was approved by the FAA in June, arranges its rows of economy airline seati...
2019-07-20, 01:00

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-12, 00:39

Flying with an emotional support animal? This DOT guidance might help you DOT's emotional support animal guidance comes just weeks after an American Airlines flight attendant was bitten by an emotional support dog.       ...
2019-08-09, 17:52

Red wine could protect astronauts flying to Mars A chemical in red wine known as resveratrol could prevent astronauts' muscles becoming weak in the reduced gravity environment on Mars, a new study as found....
2019-07-19, 14:39

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
2019-05-24, 03:39

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar Ireland's Shane Lowry was happy to fly in under the radar as he grabbed the early clubhouse lead at the British Open on Thursday, leaving several home favorites in the shade....
2019-07-18, 16:13

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show Friday, adding that excep...
2019-06-14, 21:13

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect occupants from uncomfortable vehicle movements, and......
2019-07-20, 14:13

'Flying fish’ drone actually explodes out of the water Drones that can both swim and fly are no longer in the distant future. Imperial College London's Aerial Robotics Lab built a concept for multimodal swimming robot it calls AquaMAV that can jump out of water. The scientists behind AquaMAV presented th......
2019-09-13, 10:26

The inventor whose flying board wowed the world Franky Zapata has been driven by a single dream since he was little: being able to fly. Not in an airplane, he says, since the windows function like a screen, but like a bird....
2019-07-19, 04:39

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions of the superjumbo aircraft....
2019-05-21, 17:39

Boeing CEO says troubled 737 Max jets should be flying by the end of the year Boeing is operating test flights with air safety regulators this week, a precursor to operating test flights so the grounded jets can be cleared to fly again....
2019-06-03, 23:00

Turn your drone into a flying flamethrower with this $1,500 attachment Growing up in the 90s, the idea of a radio controlled aircraft that spits flames was merely a source of doodles on times table worksheets in school, the sort of thing you wish existed, but were fairly certain you’d never see. As an adult, it seems I’ve manifested this contraption into existence. You...
2019-07-19, 05:13

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 days, with a couple of overnight stops along the w...
2019-05-22, 07:52

Six Airplane Facts to Cure Your Fear of Flying For some people, air travel is just another part of everyday life. But for others, it’s a major source of stress and anxiety. The good news is that most fears boil down to a lack of understanding, and in those situations knowledge really is power. If the thought of flying in a plane makes you anxiou...
2019-06-07, 01:39

The flying car designer keeping his eyes on the skies Lilium is a thing of beauty – of that there is no doubt. A fully-electric vertical take-off and landing jet, or eVTOL, the idea was hatched by Daniel Wiegand, Sebastian Born, Matthias Meiner and Patrick Nathen while they were academics at the Technical University of Munich. All four shared a ...
2019-08-22, 14:52

Red Sox president: team flying Ortiz to Boston The Boston Red Sox management and the team's fans expressed shock and dismay Monday after the news that beloved former player David Ortiz was ambushed and shot in the Dominican Republic. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11, 04:26

Freaky things that happen to your body while flying Our body goes through a lot when flying! Buzz60's Lenneia Batiste has more on what takes place and advice from doctors.       ...
2019-08-23, 17:26

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur is for When a Whole Building Needs to do 207 MPH The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur took some notes from the Porsche Panamera it shares a platform with, finally getting rear-wheel steering, adding rear-wheel bias to its all-wheel drive system, and boosting its W12 engine to reach a top speed of 207 mph....
2019-06-11, 21:00

New flying pterosaur species identified is among the largest ever Scientists have given a name to one of the largest animals to ever take to the skies. Cryodrakon boreas, a member of the Azhdarchid group of pterosaurs, boasted a wingspan of nearly 33 feet....
2019-09-11, 01:13

Biggest airport ripoffs: 15 items you should never buy while flying Many of the products and services at the airport are being sold to you at a massive markup. Here are 15 to avoid if you don't want to get ripped off.       ...
2019-07-06, 01:00

Uber will test its flying taxis in Melbourne Uber has chosen the third test city to join Dallas and Los Angeles for its flying taxi trials: Melbourne, Australia. The third location was supposed to be Dubai, but negotiations fell through and prompted the company to look for another site for tria......
2019-06-12, 14:39

William H. Macy Prepares for Daughter's High School Graduation Amid College Admission Scandal William H. Macy got into the graduation spirit on Wednesday afternoon as he picked up some congratulatory balloons at a local grocery store in Los Angeles. The balloons and other......
2019-05-30, 14:52

Boris Johnson news and UK politics LIVE: New Prime Minister prepares to enter Number 10 and name staff Boris Johnson is preparing to enter Number 10 as prime minister for the first time today after his landslide win over Jeremy Hunt in the race for Number 10....
2019-07-24, 10:00

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox — here were the best-selling games Bethesda Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was the video game industry's worst sales performance for the month of May since 2013, which came about six months before the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One were rele...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Trump's DHS Moves Money From Disaster Relief to Immigrant Detentions as Puerto Rico Prepares for Storm President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly interested in taking money from within the Department of Homeland Security aimed at disaster relief and putting it toward immigration detention facilities....
2019-08-28, 09:00

Dayton Mayor Criticizes Trump’s ‘Unhelpful’ Gun Control Comments as the President Prepares to Visit the City The mayor of Dayton, Ohio, was underwhelmed by President Donald Trump’s response the day after a shooting claimed the lives of nine people on a Dayton street on Sunday. Following a weekend in which 31 people were killed in mass shootings in Dayton and at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, the Presid...
2019-08-07, 01:00

Activist Urges Care.com to Explore Sale The hedge fund Engine Capital is urging Care.com, the largest marketplace for online caregivers, to pursue a sale, saying the company is “at a crossroads.”...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Watch: UK Minister Assaults Greenpeace Activist As Others Look On Greenpeace accused British minister Mark Field of assault after the Conservative politician was filmed physically removing a climate change protester from a dinner in the City of London....
2019-06-21, 14:13

Environmental activist murders double in 15 years Death toll almost half that of US troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001, data showsKillings of environmental defenders have doubled over the past 15 years to reach levels usually associated with war zones, according to a study that reveals how murders of activists are concentrated in coun...
2019-08-06, 02:00

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The decision about whether to file new charges against Sco...
2019-07-02, 20:26

The Latest: Flint activist doubts she’ll ‘ever see justice’ FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on criminal charges dropped in the Flint water scandal (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says “justice delayed is not always justice denied.” But not everyone is pleased with her staff’s decision to drop criminal charg...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Russian LGBT+ activist killed in St. Petersburg Yelena Grigoryeva, a prominent local campaigner for LGBT+ rights, was found fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg. Fellow campaigners said she regularly received death threats, but police failed to act on the reports....
2019-07-23, 21:13

Ugandan activist jailed over poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Arizona should drop charges against pro-migrant activist: U.N. United Nations human rights experts urged U.S. authorities on Wednesday to drop charges against an Arizona man on trial for providing aid and shelter to migrants crossing over from Mexico....
2019-06-05, 22:13

Pakistani activist known for criticism killed in Islamabad Pakistani police say an activist known for his online criticism of the country's military and politicians has been killed by unknown assailants in a wooded area of the capital, Islamabad....
2019-06-17, 07:39

Proposed Changes In RTI Act Are Regressive: Social Activist Aruna Roy The bill proposing changes in the RTI Act is regressive and aimed at undermining the independence of information commissions, social activist Aruna Roy said....
2019-07-22, 22:52

Brooklyn activist claims NYPD cop dousing was ‘fun that went too far’ A Brooklyn community activist said the gangbanger who was arrested Wednesday for the caught-on-camera water-soaking of cops in the borough had “no malicious intent.” “It was a little fun that went too far,” Jerome Bolden, 45, a tenant association president at a NYCHA complex on Amboy Street Brownsvi...
2019-07-25, 07:26

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlements. Last month, an Israeli ...
2019-05-24, 18:26

Ugandan activist jailed for a poem about a vagina A Ugandan feminist and activist reacted with fury and defiance after being sentenced to nine months in prison for publishing a metaphorical poem about the birth of President Yoweri Museveni and his mother's vagina....
2019-08-05, 20:13

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
2019-06-04, 18:26

Activist rips on Hudson Bay’s $7 share offer Activist investor Jonathan Litt isn’t done rattling cages at Saks Fifth Avenue — but he may be too late. Saks owner Hudson’s Bay Co. announced plans to go private last week, prompting Litt — who pushed for a sale two years ago — to deride the $7.06 per share offer as “woefully inadequate.” “This off...
2019-06-19, 04:39

Activist Investor Challenges AT&T Over Strategy, Board Activist investor Elliott Management disclosed a $3.2 billion stake in AT&T, criticized the company’s strategy and called on the telecommunications giant to shed unnecessary assets. AT&T shares rose....
2019-09-10, 01:13

Bentley Flying Spur: riding up the hill at Goodwood We speak to Bentley's vehicle dynamics boss as he drives us up the infamous hill on a wet Sunday morning Autocar took to a streaming-wet Goodwood hillclimb at 10.45 on Sunday morning, having watched a scary series of antique bikes and cars wobble and weave in the rain to the top of the famous cours...
2019-07-09, 10:00

There Was A Freaking Bat Flying Around Inside A Spirit Airlines Flight When it comes to flying on airplanes, is there anything better than getting nice and comfy in your seat, and just letting the soothing, leathery flapping of a random bat freaking the fuck out while flying in a panic all over the plane help you drift off to sleep? Wait, what? You don’t want a bat goi...
2019-08-04, 10:26

Japanese flying car hovers for a minute during test flight Japanese electronics manufacturer NEC Corporation unveiled a prototype flying car that stayed in the air for almost a minute during a test in Japan this week....
2019-08-06, 22:39

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
2019-06-11, 02:13

American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 20:13

Bentley's new Flying Spur sedan can go 207 miles per hour The new Bentley Flying Spur four-door sedan has roomy leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, rich wood veneers and it can hit a top speed of over 200 miles an hour....
2019-06-13, 09:52

High-flying IPO stocks sell off after quarterly results Three of Wall Street's top-performing IPO stocks in 2019 tumbled late on Thursday after the companies' quarterly results failed to satisfy investors and justify their high valuations....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman Starts Flying MiG 21 Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, the Indian Air Force pilot who became the face of a tense military confrontation between India and Pakistan in February, has started flying MiG 21 jet again....
2019-08-22, 03:26

Jerry hopeful on Zeke; RB flying back to Dallas Jerry Jones has indicated that the Cowboys have made some progress in their contract talks with Ezekiel Elliott, saying that he was "hopeful" to have the star running back available to play in Sunday's season opener....
2019-09-03, 17:00

Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. Authorities say a man crashed while flying a jetpack type of device. It happened this morning in the Salt River Recreation Area. First responders say he was alert and conscious when they found him. It is unclear what kind of device he was flying. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office is now inv...
2019-06-06, 08:52

The Devil is to be Aerially Assaulted by Flying Exorcist Priest Waves of violence, corruption and crime in a Columbian city are to be addressed with an audacious exorcism by a Catholic bishop who plans to launch holy water over the city from a helicopter. Seriously, keep reading, this is actually happening. In 2014, Ancient Origins reported that the Roman Cathol...
2019-07-14, 16:13

France off to a flying start after sweeping South Korea aside France manager Corinne Diacre said she hoped her team’s 4-0 demolition of South Korea in the opening Women’s World Cup fixture would “strike fear” into their rivals for the coveted trophy. “When other sides talk about us they place us among the favourites because we are the host nation,” she said.“I...
2019-06-08, 08:00

Japanese flying car takes flight briefly in test run A flying car made by a Japanese electronics company lifted about 10 feet off the ground in a test run with no passengers Monday, a first step in hope it will see passenger use by 2030....
2019-08-05, 19:26

Bentley designer Stefan Sielaff on the new Flying Spur Crewe's design director opens up about the legal restrictions on interior design and the link between each Bentley model As Bentley lifts the lid on its new Flying Spur luxury saloon, we chat to the car's designer, Stefan Sielaff, about the difficulties of working with aluminium, the model's simila...
2019-06-11, 12:39

Bell’s self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight Bell's multicopter UAV completed a successful first flight today at its testing site near Fort Worth, Texas. Known as the APT 70, the six by nine-foot vehicle has a range of 19 miles and can transport up to 70 pounds. The fully autonomous drone is de......
2019-08-27, 03:26

Volocopter raises $55 million to commercialize flying taxis German aviation startup Volocopter has raised $55 million in a round of funding led by Geely, as it looks to make urban air taxis a reality by 2022.Read More...
2019-09-09, 17:13

Colossal flying dinosaur species discovered in Canada Called the "frozen dragon of the north," a new species of flying dinosaur, Cryodrakon boreas, has been discovered in Canada. The pterosaur is thought to have had the wingspan of a small airplane....
2019-09-11, 13:00

'Flying saucer' drone can fly twice as long as regular models The biggest problem with drones is their lack of endurance, but Swiss researchers have developed a new model that helps reduce that problem. Eschewing the regular four blade design, EPFL startup Flybotix's drone has just two propellers, letting it fl......
2019-07-16, 17:13

Kashmir lockdown hinders journalists from flying abroad India-administered Kashmir has been under a strict lockdown in recent weeks after New Delhi revoked the region's special status. A Kashmiri journalist has now been prevented by authorities from flying abroad....
2019-09-02, 21:13

CBI Alerts Airports To Stop Ex-Kolkata Top Cop From Flying Abroad Former Kolkata police chief Rajeev Kumar should not be allowed to leave the country, the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has said in a lookout notice to airports and ports in connection with......
2019-05-26, 13:00

The 2020 Bentley Flying Spur Revealed With More Tech Than Ever Before Designed, engineered and handcrafted at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, England, the latest generation of the Flying Spur brings together the world of luxury and advanced technology. It is based on an......
2019-06-12, 13:13

At least 10 held for flying drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow A number of environmental activists were arrested in London Friday for trying to fly drones in restricted airspace at Heathrow Airport -- a protest authorities called a serious safety risk, punishable by life in prison....
2019-09-13, 23:39

Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hit by flying drink cup PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump was struck by a thrown drink as he left a town hall. U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz wasn’t injured Saturday when he was struck by a plastic cup lobbed by a protester in Pensacola, Florida....
2019-06-02, 21:13

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes....
2019-08-04, 14:26

These High-Flying Geese Are ‘the Astronauts of the Bird World’ Bar-headed geese migrate above 26,000 feet. A better understanding of their efficient use of oxygen could have implications for human medical treatment....
2019-09-03, 17:52

The Latest: Putin suspends flying Russians to Georgia TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The Latest on protests in the Georgian capital (all times local): 11:30 p.m. President Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian airlines to suspend the transportation of Russian citizens to Georgia, saying the move is necessary to protect national security. The decree on the suspen...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Video shows strange object flying over Tucson TUCSON – A video posted on Twitter viewed thousands of times shows a string of red-ish lights moving in unison before blinking out. The video was recorded Tuesday night near Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Officials with DMAFB said they were not aware of anything that could have caused those lig...
2019-07-12, 04:39

Airbus shares a glimpse of its flying taxi cockpit Airbus has been working on its Vahana project for years. It's an attempt to create an autonomous passenger drone network that could operate like a flying version of the Waymo's self-driving cars. In January, the company's flying taxi took to the skie......
2019-05-23, 00:39

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the VoloCity. Designed to serve as an on-demand, inner-city vehicle, it can carry two passengers and their h......
2019-08-22, 01:13

Ask the Captain: What does the first officer do? Is flying a plane physically tiring? Pilot John Cox breaks down the job of the monitoring pilot and talks about how physically stressful flying is (which is to say, not very).       ...
2019-06-21, 20:13

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and the first outside of the United States....
2019-06-12, 04:13

Man accused of flying drone at California NFL games charged SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities have charged a California man accused of using a drone to drop anti-media leaflets on crowds at two NFL games in the San Francisco Bay Area with violating national defense airspace regulations. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector...
2019-05-29, 23:52

FAA prohibits operators from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21, 06:52

We're Going to Mistake the Drones of the Future for Annoying Flying Insects Harvard’s robotic flying bee has been in development for well over a decade now. And despite its incredibly simple design, over the past few years, its creators have improved Robobee’s capabilities, adding abilities such as the ability to hover and even steer itself down a pre-determined flight path...
2019-06-27, 22:52

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
2019-07-15, 16:39

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making it illegal to pilot a drone while intoxicated. If ...
2019-06-13, 18:52

‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena....
2019-05-27, 05:13

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i has unveiled Skai, a flying taxi that will run on hydrogen fuel cells (the first of its kind, the company......
2019-05-30, 09:52

If You're Flying American Airlines, Expect Delays Until After Labor Day Back in March, Boeing 737 MAX aircraft were grounded after a tragic Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed, killing all 157 people on board. But, yes—there’s still a chance your flights are going to be delayed until early September if you’re flying American....
2019-06-11, 01:00

Adorable New Species of Flying Squirrel Discovered in China A newly described species of flying squirrel is teaching researchers more about these enigmatic, tree-hopping rodents, but its threatened status means scientists will have to act fast.Read more......
2019-07-19, 02:26

FAA chief says flying public will regain faith in Boeing jet FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The chief of the Federal Aviation Administration says “maybe” public confidence in Boeing’s 737 Max jet is shaken after two deadly crashes, but he thinks that will eventually change. Representatives from 33 other global aviation regulators will meet in Fort...
2019-05-23, 04:13

Accusations flying over deputy’s altercation with Masai Ujiri A week after the NBA Finals ended, exactly what happened between Raptors president Masai Ujiri and an Alameda County Sheriff’s deputy is still in question. The Associated Press reports that Ujiri identified himself to a police officer who was excessively blocking him from the on-court celebrations ...
2019-06-20, 18:52

Flying Dutch take remarkable rise to the final frontier against USA A women’s football revolution has fired a Netherlands fairytale but an epic journey is not quite over yetVeritas Stadion in Turku, Finland, is an unlikely location for the start of a football revolution. Ten years ago, the Netherlands made their debut at the European Women’s Championship with an inc...
2019-07-06, 15:00

Trump offers full support for Johnson as Pence prepares to visit London amid Brexit chaos No one was more gleeful than Trump to see Johnson’s political ascent on the back of the promised British withdrawal from the E.U., and no other world leader may have as much to lose from the stunning political humiliation of a populist brother-in-arms....
2019-09-05, 00:52

KFC is taking a page out of Taco Bell's playbook as it prepares to launch more new menu items in 2019 than the last 5 years combined KFC KFC plans to roll out as many new menu items in 2019 as it did in the prior five years combined, Kevin Hochman, the president of KFC's US business, told Business Insider. The chain hopes to win over millennials and Gen Z with quirky new menu items that customers can't get anywhere else. Hochm...
2019-06-06, 19:39

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods hits record high after beating estimates, prepares for China profit boost Tyson Foods Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday and reaffirmed expectations it will profit from the spread of a fatal hog disease in China, sending shares to a record high....
2019-08-05, 19:52

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
2019-06-07, 09:39

Activist Investors Circling Groupon as Shares Slump Groupon investors and a few outsiders—including several activist groups—are targeting shareholders who are dissatisfied with Groupon’s strategy of boosting its valuation by growing subscriptions....
2019-08-30, 11:39

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before breaking for the weekend. Scott Warren is a voluntee...
2019-06-10, 21:26

Activist fights for women to be able to enter soccer stadiums Iranian football activist Maryam Shojaei urges FIFA to end the ban on female football fans being allowed to watch games in Iran, following the death of Sahar Khodayari....
2019-09-14, 13:00

Rights activist in Chechnya gets parole on drug sentence GROZNY, Russia (AP) — A court in Russia’s province of Chechnya has paroled a prominent rights activist whose conviction drew an international outcry. Oyub Titiyev, who led the Chechen office of prominent rights group Memorial, had been in custody since he was arrested in January 2018 on drug p...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Activist investor drives to put Callaway Golf up for sale As golfers stormed Pebble Beach, Calif., for the US Open Thursday, the world’s largest golf club manufacturer found itself under attack by an activist investor. Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners unveiled a 9.2 percent stake in Callaway Golf and is urging the company to consider putting itself up for ...
2019-06-14, 04:52

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......
2019-07-11, 18:52

Dolphins' Flores taunts activist/WR Stills with Jay-Z playlist Brian Flores decided to pump up the volume on wide receiver Kenny Stills' disdain for Jay-Z with a practice playlist the Miami Dolphins' head coach said was intended to challenge the veteran receiver to perform under pressure....
2019-08-24, 00:26

Activist Gatemore snaps up Moss Bros stake An activist fund manager which pressed for a break-up of French Connection has turned its attention to another fashion chain by snapping up a 10% stake in Moss Bros, the suit-hire specialist....
2019-06-10, 03:13

FIFA must act after death of Iran's 'Blue Girl,' says activist An Iranian activist is lashing out at FIFA following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire after she was denied access to a soccer stadium in Tehran....
2019-09-12, 22:39

Pakistani Blogger And Activist, Known For Criticism Of Army, Killed A 22-year-old Pakistani blogger and journalist known for criticising the country's military and the spy agency ISI was killed by a man in Islamabad, the police said today....
2019-06-17, 16:00

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three charges Warren is facing, but the judge instructe...
2019-06-11, 07:13

AT&T Chief Laid Plans for His Exit. That Set Off an Activist Challenge. Plans by CEO Randall Stephenson to leave the helm to a longtime ally triggered the threat of a proxy fight by an aggressive Wall Street activist investor....
2019-09-14, 01:39

Hong Kong demonstrators rally after activist arrests This is the 13th consecutive weekend of protests in Hong Kong. It all started in June over a controversial extradition bill, but evolved into a broader pro-democracy movement, with frequent violent clashes with riot police....
2019-09-01, 01:13

David Koch, billionaire, GOP activist and philanthropist dies at 79 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79. The cause of death was not disclosed, but Koch Industries said Koch,...
2019-08-23, 23:13

Venezuelan activist’s wife, daughter arrive in Spain MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government says the wife and daughter of a prominent Venezuelan opposition activist have arrived in Madrid after leaving the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas. The government says in a statement Tuesday that Lilian Tintori, the wife of Leopoldo López, and her ...
2019-06-04, 17:52

US Moon Mission Successful As They Launched On Ekadashi: Ex-RSS Activist Space scientists in the US succeeded in their 39th attempt to send their craft to the moon because they had launched it on "Ekadashi", former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh activist Sambhaji Bhide said......
2019-09-09, 23:39

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson on Monday whe...
2019-09-10, 11:52

'I have to go off': activist Sylvia Rivera on choosing to riot at Stonewall In a 1989 interview, the New York City LGBTQ activist and icon describes the tumult of the uprising in Greenwich VillageThe New York City LGBTQ activist and icon Sylvia Rivera discusses the Stonewall uprising, the clubs in Greenwich Village at the time, and the oppression faced by drag queens and tr...
2019-06-23, 13:26

Russian Activist Navalny Wasn't Poisoned, Officials Say Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who was being treated for a mysterious illness, wasn’t poisoned as he and his supporters have claimed, according to Russian medical officials....
2019-07-31, 20:13

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
2019-05-29, 14:39

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging when he was arrested in early 2018. He faced up to ...
2019-07-02, 20:26

UK Minister Suspended For Assaulting Activist Who Gatecrashed Event A minister in charge of India in the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) was suspended on Friday after footage showed him "grabbing" and forcibly ejecting a climate activist at a political......
2019-06-22, 00:39

Greenpeace activist: 'Mark Field needs anger management' Janet Barker recounts assault by suspended MP and says it will not stop her activismBruised and still shaken, Janet Barker is incredulous at the violent reaction of the Foreign Office minister Mark Field to her peaceful protest with fellow Greenpeace activists at the chancellor’s Mansion House speec...
2019-06-21, 21:00

Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a #MeToo champion and activist Saoirse Kennedy Hill was a champion for the #MeToo movement as part of her studies at Boston College, according to a Twitter account purportedly set up by her. Under the handle @saoirsekh, Hill fired off a series of posts about the women’s empowerment movement in March and April 2018 for her s...
2019-08-02, 20:39

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
2019-05-30, 07:13

Ex-BJP Lawmaker Dinu Solanki, 6 Others Guilty Of Killing RTI Activist Former BJP lawmaker Dinu Solanki and six others were Saturday convicted by a special CBI court in Ahmedabad for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 as he tried to expose illegal mining activities......
2019-07-06, 19:00

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist BANGKOK (AP) — An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses. Bangkok’s Prakanong Court on Wednesday rejected the appeal of Andy Hall of his March...
2019-05-22, 15:39

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arman Ali....
2019-07-04, 19:39

Japan's day care crisis is breeding a new kind of activist When Japanese politician Yuka Ogata decided to bring her 7-month-old child into Kumamoto's city assembly, she was hoping to set a precedent for working mothers. Instead, she embarked on a battle....
2019-07-08, 07:13

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
2019-05-30, 03:52

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in neighboring Thailand in 2014, afraid of arrest after a military coup overthrew their nation’s elected...
2019-05-30, 00:39

Brexit party activist says he obtained Kim Darroch cables Steven Edginton says his name was left out of original story to avoid ‘possible controversy’New questions have emerged over leaks of confidential UK diplomatic cables criticising Donald Trump after a 19-year-old Brexit activist was revealed to be the person who obtained them.In a lengthy feature in ...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in distress. The trial is scheduled to begin Wednesda...
2019-05-28, 18:52

Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong Human Rights Watch calls for information on fate of 34-year-old amid a spate of disappearances of activistsRights groups in Thailand have urged the government to investigate the apparent enforced disappearance of Od Sayavong, a prominent pro-democracy activist from Laos who has been missing for almo...
2019-09-07, 08:13

Vegan activist who ‘rescued’ 16 rabbits killed nearly 100 in the process A vegan activist in Spain who claimed to have been attacked by an angry mob last week — after she “rescued” 16 rabbits from their farm — wound up causing the deaths of nearly 100 baby bunnies in the process, a report says. The activist, who goes by the name “Mythical Mia” on ...
2019-09-09, 14:26

Steve Sawyer, Greenpeace Activist and Leader, Dies at 63 He was there when the ship the Rainbow Warrior was bombed in an antinuclear protest and helped evacuate an atoll contaminated by radioactive fallout....
2019-08-08, 01:52

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
2019-06-27, 19:26

| At UN, Hong Kong activist calls for more pressure on China Hong Kong activist Denise Ho urged the international community to increase pressure on China, in a speech to the UN rights council interrupted twice by a diplomat from Beijing....
2019-07-09, 15:52

Greta Thunberg: The teenage eco-activist who took the world by storm She has addressed world leaders and top economists, had an audience with the pope and been named Sweden's woman of the year. Now the teenage activist is set to sail across the Atlantic in a climate-neutral yacht....
2019-08-15, 04:39

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, which claims the vertical take-off craft could be the basis for an on-demand air service within six years.The electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft is...
2019-05-22, 10:52

Watch: Roller coaster passenger catches flying phone at 80 mph An on-board camera on a roller coaster at a Spanish amusement park captured the moment a New Zealand man snatched another passenger's dropped phone out of midair....
2019-09-06, 03:00

Flying Southwest or American this summer? Check your reservation for new Max 8 cancellations The airlines have taken the grounded planes out of their schedule into early September. Affected travelers will be rebooked or offered refunds.       ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were mistaken by weather satellites in space for clouds of rain.The Met Office’s radar captured what it described as “insect clutter” over the counties of H...
2019-07-18, 00:26

U.S. regulator bars airlines from flying over some Iran-controlled airspace The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S. operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions....
2019-06-21, 06:52

No kites, pigeon flying as China preps for 70th anniversary China has banned flying kites, drones and captive pigeons over central Beijing as it prepares for a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of Communist Party rule on Oct. 1...
2019-09-15, 08:13

Kate Middleton was spotted at Wimbledon using a $26 lip gloss that's now flying off the shelves Karwai Tang/Getty Images Kate Middleton was spotted at a Wimbledon match on Tuesday holding a tube of Clarins Instant Light Natural Lip Perfector. The lip gloss costs $26, and she appeared to be using a subtle pale-pink shade called Rose Shimmer. Clarins is one of the few beauty brands to receive a...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Teenager Steals Planes For Joyride, Offered Flying Lessons A Chinese teenager broke into an airport and took two planes for a late-night joyride. He has now been handed a hefty fine, along with an opportunity to learn how to fly....
2019-07-23, 05:52

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
2019-06-11, 01:39

Exclusive first ride: 2020 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Bentley says its replacement for the Flying Spur will exceed expectations. We rode shotgun in Lapland for an early taste The morning briefing, delivered from the confines of our warm hotel, is brief. It’s a decent day for lake and land-based testing, with a fresh dusting of snow giving relatively g...
2019-05-29, 01:26

UPDATE 2-American Airlines CEO sees Boeing 737 MAX flying by mid-August The grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX is "highly likely" to be flying by mid-August, American Airlines Group Inc Chief Executive Doug Parker told shareholders on Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 19:13

Pence calls US ban on flying LGBTQ flags from embassies 'the right decision' Vice President Mike Pence defended the Trump administration's decision to prohibit American embassies from flying LGBT flags on their flagpoles to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month, saying in a new interview that only the American flag should fly in that place....
2019-06-12, 02:13

Flying Wallendas to cross Times Square on a high wire NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine crossing Times Square on a high wire between skyscrapers, 25 stories above the pavement. If all goes well, that will be reality Sunday for two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas (vah-LEN’-dahs) circus family. Their latest daredevil stunt will be streamed live Sund...
2019-06-23, 16:00

Paris may offer flying taxis to 2024 Olympics guests You can be sure that transportation will be a nightmare for many people attending the 2024 Paris Olympics, but technology could make it slightly more bearable. Airbus, Aeroports de Paris and the Paris Transport Authority are exploring the feasibilit......
2019-06-23, 21:26

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. While Mercedes-Maybach S 600 rival's interior is see...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Opinion: New Flying Spur shows Bentley's commitment to comfort Crewe's new luxury saloon boasts the model's most sophisticated suspension yet, but it will have to work extra hard Bentley demands its cars do a great deal. In fact, there’s a pretty strong argument that the Bentayga SUV has the broadest remit of any car on the planet: it has to be sporting, luxur...
2019-06-11, 12:39

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition To Be Revealed On July 24, 2019 The Bentley Flying Spur First Edition will be showcased for the first time on July 24 and the company will auction the first mode, the proceeds of which will be donated to the Elton John AIDS......
2019-07-23, 13:26

Flying, insect-like robot flits closer to independent flight Enlarge / The RoboBee X­Wing without its power and electronics. (credit: Noah T. Jafferis and E. Farrell Helbling, Harvard Microrobotics Laboratory) Just over six years ago, when researchers at Harvard announced that they had made tiny flying robots, they immediately began talking about the prospe...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Travel Bloggers Arrested in Iran For Flying Drone Without a Permit Two Australian travel bloggers have been arrested in Iran for flying a hobby drone without a permit. The bloggers often take photos with their drone and publish them to social media, but the couple disappeared from the internet in June after posting from Pakistan.Read more......
2019-09-13, 18:26

Dolphin pools and flying oranges: The history of Florida vs. Miami Jumping in dolphin tanks, brawling on Bourbon Street and hurling oranges from the stands are just a few of the weird things that happen when these teams get together....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Toyota Sets Provisional Pole at Le Mans After Crash Sent It Flying The 24 Hours of Le Mans is one of the most challenging races in the world—but every now and then we get a reminder that drivers are fallible people, too. And we sure as hell got that last night during the first qualifying session....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Rise in Unruly Behavior on Planes Is Tied to Stress of Flying One of the stresses of flying, researchers have found, is inequality. Planes, one expert said, “are a social ladder made of aluminum and upholstery.”...
2019-05-27, 22:52

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA made the announcement on the Twitter account early Fri...
2019-06-21, 12:52

Bentley Flying Spur First Edition packs unique trim and kit British brand celebrates the launch of its new luxury saloon with £200,000 limited-edition variant Bentley has revealed the limited-run First Edition version of its new Flying Spur saloon, which includes unique design elements to mark it out from the standard model.  The model is expected to be ava...
2019-07-19, 22:26

New 'flying dragon of the north' with F-16 sized wingspan discovered by scientists A newly discovered ancient reptile dubbed the “flying dragon of the north” is said to be the largest flying animal that ever existed, according to scientists.  ...
2019-09-16, 15:26

Koepka passes Bethpage Black test with flying colours "So dominant was Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the PGA Championship that he boldly referred to the intimidating Bethpage Black course as \"fun\" after grabbing the clubhouse lead on Thursday."...
2019-05-21, 18:39

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off; "Bounced Back With Flying Colours," Says ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
2019-07-22, 15:13

American Airlines 'confident' of Boeing 737 MAX flying this year: executive American Airlines Group Inc is "confident" that its Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft will fly this year, in time for the holidays, Senior Vice President of Customer Experience Kerry Philipovitch told reporters on Tuesday....
2019-08-27, 22:52

Ben Stokes' flying, one-handed ‘catch of the century' on replay – video Take a look at Ben Stokes' stunning one-hand catch from as many angels as we could find. South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo looked to have hit Adil Rashid's ball for six before Stokes launched himself at the ball and caught it at full stretch with one hand. The catch helped England to get their Crick...
2019-05-31, 06:52

French 'flying man' fails to cross Channel on jet-powered hoverboard A French inventor failed in his attempt on Thursday to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard when he missed a refueling platform mounted on a boat, a member of his technical team said....
2019-07-25, 10:52

Unauthorized drone flying disrupts flights at Singapore airport One of two runways at Singapore's main airport closed for short periods on Tuesday and Wednesday because of "confirmed sightings of unauthorized drone flying", the aviation regulator said....
2019-06-19, 16:13

British adventurer flying around the world in a gyrocopter lands in Canada He’s known around the world as a British adventurer, completing what’s been dubbed a “Global Triathlon,”and now James Ketchell is back at it, looking to complete another record....
2019-08-20, 02:39

Gone With The Wind: Flying Mattresses Derail Open-Air Cinema Event A strong gust of wind almost derailed an open-air cinema event in Colorado recently. Dozens of air mattresses that had been set up for the event were sent flying into the air as the wind kicked up....
2019-08-21, 09:13

Pilot arrested for flying while drunk after crashing his plane in Nevada A Washington state man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of flying while drunk after he crashed a private plane in Nevada. Ryan Raymond Dashiell, 41, was not seriously injured when the twin-engine Cessna 550 he was flying crashed at Mesquite Municipal Airport on Wednesday. Police Sgt. Wyatt Oliver ...
2019-07-19, 11:39

Phoenix Zoo flying high over 3-week-old baby pygmy owls PHOENIX (AP) — Conservation specialists at the Phoenix Zoo say they are flying high over the arrival of four big-eyed baby pygmy owls. The cactus ferruginous pygmy owls hatched three weeks ago and are being raised by two pairs of adult owls. Three pairs of the tiny owls laid 11 eggs among them, but ...
2019-06-07, 05:52

Flying this summer? 8 things to know if you haven't been on a plane for a year Summer travelers can expect busier airports, higher bag fees and seat selection fees, more basic economy tickets and potentially longer TSA lines.        ...
2019-05-24, 15:39

Toddler nearly impaled by flying umbrella at South Carolina beach A day at the beach for a North Carolina family nearly turned into tragedy when their toddler was almost impaled by a beach umbrella that was launched in the air by a gust of wind. ...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up as much as $90 million to two ex-employees, who cla...
2019-06-07, 09:52

Inside Jorge Masvidal's epic flying knee knockout at UFC 239 Jorge Masvidal's knockout of Ben Askren on Saturday at UFC 239 will go down in the history books as the fastest in promotion history. Here's how it came to be....
2019-07-09, 02:13

Flying Solo: How One Lucky Man Got Private Jet Experience On Delta Flight Having your flight rescheduled is usually a negative experience. But Vincent Peone's led to one of the most noteworthy travel moments of his life. Peone ended up being the only passenger on his Delta......
2019-08-13, 15:13

Bosch's reworked automotive sensors can help control flying taxis As companies from Boeing and Uber to Lilium work to develop flying taxis, Bosch wants to make the sensors they'll require more accessible. The company says conventional aerospace technology is too expensive and bulky to use in autonomous flying vehic......
2019-05-22, 09:13